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Where Women Rule. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Where Women Rule. Among the curiosities of the Russian dominions is a group of communes in the government of Smolensk, surround ing the convent of Besjukow, where wo men practically do all the voting and oflice-holding. * Aa .the returns from agriculture are very meagre in the district, and there are large towns not far away, the male inhabitants of the Besjukow neighbour hood emigrate to these towns early in spring >to find . work, leaving few but wo men- and children at home, and not com ing home to attend to the little matter of voting. 2' Inasmuch as the women have to .do all the farmworlc as well as the housework In this, singular community, it does not 'seem ' Strange' that they rather insist upon" holding the ofllces, and not assign Ihem to such old men us may be about. Furthermore, it is said that they have for a period of several years managed all the public affairs of the Besjukow dis trict so well that the men express them selves as being quite content to abandon the t...

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The CHEVALIER DEMAISON ROUGE A TALE OF THE REIGN —OF— TERROR. CHAPTER XXVII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

CHAPTER XXVII.—Continued. • "Do Maison Kongo?" "That is it." "Impossible '■* ' "How impossible ? When I told yon they luwe found. tlio trap-d<vor, the sub terranean' passage, and: coachos." "On tlitv contrary, you lmvc told- me nothing about (ill this." , , , ; "Well, I'urn going to tell; you, tlion." "Go onj th'on. If it is a story, ;rtis, ati least, ft good one." "No, citizen, it is not--a-story, and, in.' proof of-that, I hail it from a citizen porter. The aristocrats, had diig, amine and this mine commenced at Xa Rue do la, Cordorie, and terminated in the' cellar of the little cabin belonging, tb Madame, Plumeau, who lias narrowly escaped being arrested as an accomplice.; This widow Plumeau—you see' it all, now, I hope ,-v"; - "Ye's,'; replied Maurice, "but 'after ward ?" ; " • "Capet's wife/.was .to' escape by tho subterranean passage. She already had her foot on the . first step, when Simon caught her. by; Iter;robe. They boat;to arms ,iri tha city,, and the. recall...

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Thus Skewers Are Made. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

i Thus Skewers' Arc Made. nearly all done by jyiachlnery," sulci a small boy to'me recently. He hart just 'been honoured by promotion to the rank of:."full-timer" in 'a manufactory for skewers. "Four of us- boys can make 2001b. of ■ wood skewers in' a day, ,working from 7 in the morning ttill G. at night,- with <an hour off for. dinner. I can 1 earn 5s. 6d. a week at it • The skewers, are sold-to-/butchers ;and\.to the warehouses, where- they're .'"us'ed to .. fasten . up the; •bags of-wool. They-fetch 3%d.- a pound, "No, my wage isn't much; :but I'm only 1'1/years old, apd I -am' expecting a 'rise' befox-e long. The work isn't hard, and on' the whole I like It.: "VVe work in two pairs, two of us looking after one; end of the skewers and two of- us after the other. -When the pieces of wood have been rounded off in the machines . they're put Into . another machine and pointed. Then they're shaken up with some stuff to make them smooth, and after 'that they're , ready to se...

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CHAPTER XXVIII. THE CHEVALIER DE MAISON ROUGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

CHAPTER XXVIII. | TUB CHEVALIER DE MAISON ROUGE. Muurice hastened to. return to the see- , tion to enter a complaint against Simon. It is true that before quitting Maurice Louitf had found-a more expeditious waiy; tliia was to collect Homo Thermopyles to lie.'in wait lor him and kill -him in a pitched battle. But Maurice' was stren uously opposed to this plan. "You are ruined," said he, "if you make iise of these moans.' Crujali' Simon, but <lo 'it. legally. That ought to bo an easy .thing enough to the lawyers." Consequently, .the next raorniug, Maur ice lafd a formal complaint before 'tlut! ecction, but was both astonished and an noyed when tlio president turned a defif car, excusing himself by s/iying he could not interfere between two good citizens, each (incited by the love of country. "Good!" said Maurice. "I know now how to act to merit the reputation of a fiood citizen. To assemble tho people andsto assassinate a man who displeases you: .this you call being 'incit...

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Performers, and Their Incomes. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Performers,ami Tlicir Incomes. 'It is the, fashion now for' aa-tistestbgo to America to make a "pile," ■ and,-many ■■ of -them succeed.. Paderewski : took ■aiway ' with him- albout. £30,000 tlia.t iCould ibecounted; How "•many thousands' more were paid-on his a'ltar as tlio,out come of personal' idolatry there is no law. to •make hinvsay. The Do Ileszkes'-. contract was 'for. Mby performances, l'or eac'L of wlii'dii they got £400 apiece, i' and w percentage of all.receipts over, a certain -sum. It is reckoned that their income during- the- tour- was £25,000. Maiireflj Oalve,' and- •Molba each received * £300 (for each ljeil'ownance. They were i enJgaged1 for fifty (performances, and cai'riied away between them £-1-5,000. Madame Nordiea had £1000 per mouth, and , maide about: £0000 ; Flancoii, tlie bass, also una-de £0000^-\vhen be sang, i ;he was .probably inspired by the know ledge 'that lie- wttrs.. probably making i about £.1 per minute.. Among actresses' may be noted, the I'aict...

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The Sketcher. An Alpine Tragedy. Mrs. Leighton, aged 23. Lady Chill worth, aged 60. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

The Sketclier. An Alpine Tragedy. Mrs. Leigliton, aged 23. Lady Cii'ill worth, :iged GO. Scene : The covered terrace of the Hotel Itiffelalp facing the peak of the Mat tei'-honi. (Mrs. Leigliton is looking through the hotel telescope at the peak of the Mat ierliorn. ' Lady Chillworth (approaching) : What are you looking at, uiy dear ? ■Mrs. Leighton: I'm looking for my ■ husband. I-Ie is on the Mattenliorn. Lady Chillworth •. -Ah;; you're -.young.i Wlien you-get to' my age you'll find it ; wiser 'to Hook atryour husband' through the wrong end of tlie telescope. ■Mrs. Leighton: I think I see liim. Look, a tiny black speck 'against the pure white snow. Lady 'Ohilhvorth (after gazing a't Mrs. Leig'bton quietly for a few moments) : What an eloquent description of'you and him. . ; Mrs. LeigTiton : W'liat do you- mean ? (Nervously.) , Lady Chillworth : Oh,-my dear-child, 'you can't deceive me. Do your,think .1 'don't; know why you're making rthis • dutiful display of interest in yqur>t...

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Musweellbrook Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

MusTfeellbrook Jockey Club. The postponed meeting of the above Club was held at O'Leary Hotel (Tat tersall's) on Thursday night last. There were present—Messrs. M. Yates (in the chair), E. C Brecht, E. Stewart, P. Healy, T. Rixon, and C. J. Spratt (Hon. Sec). The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed, and the Secretarj' gave a verbaj report of the past year's work. He stated that there was £19 owing to the Club for entrance fees, and that the indebted ness of the Club was about £2. He attributed the falling off in the re ceipts for the past year to the fact that the bookmakers were not allowed to make cash wagers. The balance sheet, as read by the Treasurer (Mr. E C. Brecht), showod the receipts to be £168 14s 2d, and the expenditure £167 7s, leaving a credit balance of £1 7s. The matter of obtaining a course at Rosi'brook was then discussed, and Mr, Stewart stated that the course could be rented at £30 per year, or could be bought for £15 per acre. He thought tha...

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Across Africa. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Across Africa. An account of Cameron's journey across Africa in Cassell's " Heroes of Britain" concludes thus One day: there came a reward for all his labour/ Clim'bing up a steep and rocky ridge'ofi hills; no. sooner had he gained ithe- sum ,-mit than in the distance lie saw a line upon 'the sky. It . was the. sea ; and it ■told him that he had walked across Africa ! It was well lie saw it on that day, for it sustained liim as nothing else could at a time when lie was at his sorest need. All food was gone, he '•was weak and bleeding with scurvy, and there were rocks to ibe scrambled over, and pools to be waded 'through waist, deep In slimy and stagnant water. :But he had seen the sea ; he had seen: the end of his great ambition, and only two days' toil was between him and the • 'accomplishment of 'his terrible (task. Safely lie. reached Benguela, but not '.until he had passed through the valley •of. the shadow of death at Iyalombela,.' where, but for the timely aid of Euro pean com...

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Make a Note of It. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

. Make a Note of It! Both the buckjunipirig contest on the Show Ground and the match at the Saie Yards were won in a saddle made by G. L. Gordon, of Bridge Street, Muswell brook.*

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Short Story. "Love's Vagaries." "This love will undo us all." [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

" Love's Vagaries." " This love will uudo us all." Jennie Mackay sat alone in the poorly furnished room which was her lodging. Iler elbows rested on the arms of 'tier chair, and her cheek loaned against the 1>ent lingers of one hand. The lire •burnt low—{smouldered awhile—and at last went out; but the girl never seemed to notice this, though her eyes were fixed upon the handful of asliea that was all that now remained in the grate. " I canna malx' it oot," she said sud denly ; -and then she started at 'hearing the sound of her own voice in the cold, cheerless room. Her eyes were tearless and miserable os she turned once again to her contem plation of the dreary .hearth ; as though the ashes it contained could help her to solve the question that perplexed her soul. The sound of voices in the close made 'her start again, and she turned anxious ly towards the door, just in time to see it open, and to be confronted by a.rosy 'laughing face and short plump figure. "TVeel, I never!' Wh...

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Off to England. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Off to England. Mb. Percy G. White, 6on of the Yea. Archdeacon White, of Muswell brook, and Mr. Albemarle B. Betting toD, son of Mr. J. B. Bettiugton, ot Brindley Park, are about to take a trip to the old country, sailing by the P. and 0. Company's Arcadia on the 26th iust. A trip anywhere nbroad is beneficial both to body and mind, and no doubt increased health and expanded minds will result from the twelve months' change. We wiih the voyagers a pleasant holiday and safe return.

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General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

General News. \ A public meeting in connection with the British and Foreign Biblo Society will bo held in- the local School of Arts on Wed nesday 27tli inst. Tlio programme of Demnan Races, which aro to tako place on the 2Gtli instant, will bo found in another part of this issue. Entries closed on tho 19th instant. Mr. Edward Hi^gens announces a lar<re salo of store c.ittla at tho local Municipal yard on Friday next, 22nd instant, President MoKinley in his message to Congress relioves himself of nil the responsibility of declaring war and leaves it for the Congress themselves to do. Ho opposos the suggestion to ac knowledge a slate of war in Cuba, at thesame time opposes the acknow ledgment of freedom on the part of Cubans. He is emphatic in his opinion, how ever. tl.at the war would have to comd to an end, because of the injury that is being done to American trade, because of the sufferings of tho people of Cuba, and tho expense that the States are put to in having to ke...

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Eight Hours Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Eight Hours Art Union. In connection with the Forty-second Annual Art Union of the Eight Hours, there is one prize which will, no doubt, create considerable interest, it is a. Twelve Months' Trip Round the World, fiist-class, all expenses paid, and £600 in cash for incidentals. It is quite evident the Committee of Management rnado up their minds to make the grear prize complete (which is to be won at a cost of one shilling), and they have succeeded Probably many would prefer cash to such a remarkably fine trip, if so, £1000 mny be taken by the lucky winner. Should purchases fail to hook tho big prize, they may succeed in securing any one of 129 others, ranging in value from £l to £200. The hat day for the sale of tickets locally is the 21st inst., after that, and up to the 30th, they can be obtained ODly by direct application to Mr. Theo W. Heide, 237 Collins-st., Melbourne.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

ARE YOU AFFLICTED with DYSPEPSIA . . CONSTIPATION,. KIDNEY TROUBLES, , .BACKACHE, ACHING LIMBS, or LIVER COMPLAINT? If so, safo romodies aro withiu your reach at a nominal cost. CLEMENTS TONIC and FLETCHER'S PILLS luivo never yofc failed to euro tho • worst eases. Goneral debility, nervousness, weakness, and goneral com plaints of the digestivo and nervous systems aro promptly cured by these l'eliablo remedies. Thoy aro prepared by soientifie processes, and aro not merely mechanical mixtures mado only to " gull " the public. " Tho renowu CLEMENTS TONIC and FLETCHER'S PILLS have won in Australasia is proof of tho fact that tliey stand preeminent, for their special classes of diseases. No remedies over sold gava suoh ontiro satisfaction to tHoir patrons, and evideueo is furthcoming' from every eity. town, and village to prove their virtues. No doubt can now exist as to thoir values, but purchasers must be careful to get tho genuine articles as many unscrupulous tntdors will attempt to...

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Hard Luck. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Hard Luck. A party of five local followers of Isaac Walton (including our worthy Mayo ) went to Woy Woy for the Easter holidays on a fishing excursion, and report having made a good haul of the finny tribe. Two of the party took the precaution of putting a bag of fish each in the carriage with them, while the balance of the tish—a fairly large basketful—was relegated to the van When the excursionists arrived home during the small hours of Tues day ruorning by the mail train the basket of fish placed in the vau was missing and no tidings could be gained of it though the wires were set in mo tion. It was aftorwards learned that the basket had been removed from the van at Newcastle by a man who was exp ding some fish by that train, and who, on discovering his mistake, sent a bnsket of fish on to the Mayor to replaco them.

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OBEYING ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

OBEYING ORDERS. A certaiacaptainof Hussars, who shall be nameless,1" Having been ordered to foreign service, "gave"a farewell dinner to his regiment. Addressing the- men before they com menced to eat, he said : . 'Now, lads, treat this dinner as you would the enemy.' ' After dinner, lie discovered Private Jones stowing soveral bottles of cham pagne away in a bag. Highly incensed, the captain aaked him whnt he meant by such conduct. 'Why, sir,' said Jones, 'I'm ou)j obeying orders.' ' Obeying orders !' roared the captain. 'Yes, sir,' answered Jones. ' You told- us to treat the dinner like an enemy ; and, you know, sir, when we meet an enemy those we don't kill we take prisoners.' .

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—THE— Muswellbrook Chronicle O, sacred weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Kayuga Common. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

—THE— Jl/fcusvoeUbzoo^ (?hi>omele O, sacred weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, APRIL 1G, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Kayuga Common. Much dissatisfaction is felt amongst residents of the neighbouring village of Kayuga at the action of the Govern ment in leasing the temporary common there. The member for the electorate, Mr. R. G. D. Fitz Gerald, has been in communication with the Department of'Lands on the subject, but without ' obtaining any. satisfactory explanation of the matter. From the official letter published in our issue of the 9th instant we gather that there is a marked differ ence of opinion in the estimates cf the common trustees and that of the Dis trict Surveyor as to the cost of destroy ing the prickly-pears on the common. The trustees say they have an offer to clear the pears off the land for 50s, while the District Surveyor esti...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

C. J. SPRA TT, AUCTIONEER AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, Bridge-street, Muswellbrook OFFICES :—Promises lately occupied by Mr. J. C. Luscombo, Architect. Weekly Sales of Fat and Store Cattlo, Sheep, Pigs, ~&c., at Hill's Junction Hotel Yards, EYERY THURSDAY. Account Sales Rendered Promptly. ■ B. PA SKINS, PIANO & ORGAN TUNER, REPAIRER, & AGENT. VISITS MUSWELLBROOK AND DIS TRICT REGULARLY. Tuning and Repairs by appointment, and yearly contract at reduced fee. Proper inasioal tradesman's work only, and reason able charges. Letters addressed to Scone, or orders loft with Mr. Hootalian, Annandale. Muswell beook, will receive prompt attention. W. Jiio. BAKER, CUTLER, 3 Hcintei? Street, ^CBggBurajiMi . -SYDNEY. BAKER'S STANDARD SHEFFIELD RAZORS. Sizes Round or Square Point— ■wide 5/- each, „ 6/- „ „ 7/6 „ ii 8/® » l'OST FREE. Razors from 1/ each, post free. 83T Send your name and address for illustrations and pricce of BAKER'S Australian cutlcry FRET? W. JNO. BAKER,...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Painless Dentistry. ' MR. W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist (late with Dental Hospital Co., Newcastle and Maitland), visits MUSWELLBROOK, Monday, Apr.'lSth, till Saturday, 23rd, at Phillips's Hotel. ABERDEEN, Saturday, April 30th, at Phillips's Hotel. Teeth extracted Painlessly. 2s 6d. Upper or lower sets of artificial teeth from a guinea per set. Teeth scaled and cleaued 5s. Chil dren's teeth regulated. Fillings from 2s Gd. Misfitting1 plates remodelled. All work guaranteed to be of first-olass quality, and at less than Sydney prices. Consultation Free. Do not pay exorbitant prices elsewhere, but come and see W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist .(registered).

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Funeral of the late Mr. Angel. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898

Funeral of the late. Mr. Angel. The-remains of the late Mr. A. Angel, whose lamented death was re corded in our issue of the 9th instant, were interred , in the Church of Eng land cemetery on Good. Friday : after noon. The body was first conveyed to St. Alban's Church, where a portion of the funeral ceremony was'performed by the Ven. Archdeacon White, and afterwards taken to the cemetery, where the concluding portion of the service was read by the same venerable pre late. .Very general sympathy is ex pressed with -the bereaved swife and : two young children l(?ft by the deceased in their great affliction. ■ : ,

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