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CHAPTER XVI. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
CHAPTER XVI. •What; did you hear to-night ? Duke asked, facing his wife with a white, «.:t face later on that evening. * Every thing,' Lois said, composedly. *1 went to listen on purpoe.' ' I suppose I have behaved badly to .you, Iioib ?' •'2Tot at all. Yon told me the truth from the first. I don't blame you, dear,' Lois answered, with a sad ■note in her tender tones. I ■• What is to be doneT he asked. I will do anything you wish* I know I'am a brute to you, but you see how it hiB bten.' ' * Yes, ye?, my dear boy—I know,', fSlie said tenderly. 'And—I have .thought of a way to straighten mat ters. I will go away.' ♦Go awayY he echoed, blankly. •*, But that won't setfle it.' * I think it will,' Lois said, with s ^strange smile. ' We shall see.' '4 But I can't stay here—meeting her -■every few days,' he cried. ' You can go abroad for a time* slie >said. ' I have thought of it all.' * With yen 3'he asked. •* No; not with me.' And again lie saw that strange smile. ' I shall go alone, ...
GOD SAVE THE "CHRONICLE." AIR: "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
GOB SAVE TEE '•CHRONICLE:' Am: "God Save the Queen. God save the "Chronicle, Iiong live the "Chronicle, God save the "staff." ' Send tKfem prosperity And"fc66p from libels free Our staff where'er they be— God save them all. When a, policeman is about May they keep a sharp lookout They do not swear. For swearing is a sin, For which the police'll run 'em in, And if they haven't got the "tin"— They mnet take it out. (.we appreciate the kindly sentiment and warn* ing conveyed in tlie above'lines, which were Kont by & district school girl; but we znuat resent the installation that this office is given to swearing— and we'll take our solemn oath we're "respectable." —Ed.]
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
FINAL NOTICE. MY COBABGO BUSINESS will be finaUy closed on SATURDAY, 14th Instant, unfl I will leave for Sydney on Wednesday next, 18th ' instant. Any accounts due to me must lie paid before that date. JOHN GRAVES. GRAVES' WILL BE HELD To-morrow Saturday at 2 o'clock. Every Line at Your Own Price ! JgINO RESERVE J^j WILLIAM BOOT. Auctioneer. Saturday, 14th Inst. AT GBA.HAM'B YARDS. M& J. CBEILt/T are favoied wftt • instructions from Mr. G. Cridge to sell by public auction 84 PAT SHEEP, &lt;5n a/cTi. M. Bate, Esq., - :■ 1 NEW WOODEN PLOfTGff . 1 tEON Terras at Sale. Sale at 2. p.m. 1ucti0n sale; COBARGO. FG. BOBEBIS is instructed by Hie * New South Wales Creamery Coy to sell by public auction AT HIS ROOMS, ON TUESDAY, 17th APBIL, 1900, The Bight to Butter Milk at their Cobargo JWtory lor 12 months from 1st May. Twjie and Conditions at sale; sale at 2.30 p.m. WANTED ANTED an INTELLIGENT BOY as Apprentice to the Printing Trade. " CHBONICLE OFFICE. Cobargo. LOST, T OST m...
THE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
THE PIO MAEKET. Hill Clark & Co., report:— Fat pig market heavily supplied this 1 week, all descriptions being represen ted, good values were obtained on Tuesday, but prices were weaker on &lt; Wednesday,- still results were very i satisfactory. We quote extra prime j weights back fatters 38s to 42, odd ; ones particularly weighty 45s to 50s, I extra prime weighty baconers 35s to « 38b good to prime lighter 31s to 3Gh, i light 26 to 31s, best heavy porkers 23 i to 25s, good 20 to 22b, light 16 to 19s, I others from 13s, prospects are very &lt; encouraging.
The Week's War. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
The Uleek's GUat*, ^Genebal Gxtacre 18 coioperrating with tbe British force tot Bloemfonteia in .protecting thj lines. T-lie ground •ettstwood 'of the town is adapted to Bper tactics. Lord Roberts is endea vouring to draw the enemy into his ground. At t'he 3£roonspruit disaster, Major Booth, of the Northumber •lands, and Tfro otlietr officers and two Wen kept "500 men at bay, enabling '■Colonel Broadwood to obtain a good position. Major Booth was afteru ^wards killed. Bloemfontein "residents are 'restless at tbe turn of events.' lord Roberts lias ordered all civilians to be indoors'by eight o'clock at night. •'Several residents foave 'been arrested for trafficking with the enemy. Gene ral French's remounts are arriving at -Bloemfontein. Mafeking reported all "well on -27t'h March. The Boers are "breaking'up their main laager west Of '•the townandare 'fighting the natives ■to the southwards. Colonel Flumer has reached Zerrust, damaging the ^Boer lines of communications, then re treat...
KISSED BY THE QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
KISSED BY THE QUEEN " To be Knight of the Thistle is a big honour, of course, remarked an old quartermaster sergeant, amidst a dis cussion among some military men at Chatham, eays Pearson's WceMy; " but I can claim a distinction lots in front of that, or of kisBiDg hands with the Qaeen, as they say of the : custom observed by Cabinet Ministers when taking over the seals of office." "You're chucking it, mon," observed a slaVarfe sergeant frae the far North, " Well," the veteran non.com. -went on to explain, "the good fortune ■which befell me was to "be kissed by the QueeD," an intimation which caused the party to gather round yet closer. " You're having us, Jock " observed a 1 credulous corpora], "and if yoa want the hatchet say so, for the present holder is fair outclassed." " No," the distinguished soldier, as he claimed to , be, contended, " it is you that's out of it, as you will see. You may have board of my being the youngest bugler 1 that took pavt in the Crimea, and such >...
Commercial Travellers and Storekeepers' Annual Reunion. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
Commercial Travellers and Store keepers' Annual Reunion. The annual cricket match between the " Bagmen " travelling the South Coast roads and the storekeepers of the Bega District was to have come off in Bcga on Wednesday, 4th inst., but unfortu nately the inclemency of the weather decreed otherwise. The unpropitious «eather nob only deprived the players of a pleaRant game of cricket in which great interest was centred, but also robbed the Victoria Homes of a sub stantial addition to its funds, and this i aper of much interesting copy. How ever, nothing loth, the disappointed playi-rs were determined lo enjoy them selves, and they accordingly hied them selves to the School of Arts, whers a pleasant and convivial afternoon was spent per medium of progressive euchre, etc. THE BANQUET. In the evening the storekeepers were entertained at a banquet at the Cen tral Hotel by the Commercial*. Promptly at. 6 p.m. the guests, together with their hosts, sat down to a roost rcchcrche spread. Th...
THE BUTTER INDUSTRY IN VICTORIA. A Serious Situation, [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
THE BUTTER INDUSTRY IN VICTORIA. A Serious Situation, At its inception the butter export trade of the colony stood high upon an honestly earned uanie for good quality, but the grave fact has to be faced that J there has set in a steady drift back wards. That no country can afford to | rest upon a former good name isexem plified in the case of America. In | a return issued by the Secretary for Agriculture, Washington, it is shown that the American export trade in butter has fallen oil from 23,492,COOlb in 1889 to SG9,OOOlb in 1898. The cause for so dieast.roue a decadence is plainly stated in the report, which says: "The quality of our dairy pro duce is now the lowest of any imported by Great Britain, and its value per )b, which in 1889 stood so high, is now the lowest of all,. We have wrecked our good position iij the finest market in the world, £ position originally won by the good quality of our products." The Age correspondent in London has not failed to faithfully warn us from t...
" Evil to him who evil thinks." THEY SAY: [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
" Evil io him who evil think*." THEY SAY:; WnosBitLvrcKv 1 That Leyd s sympathetic message to the Prince of Wales after the attempt ted assasination was a piece of damned impudence. That British kindness to thi-ir cap tured prisoners is neither understood nor appreciated by the Boer barbarian. Thiiu Works O Sullivau lias made so many protnites for works throughout the colony that he now adds the quali fying phrase—"when funds tire avail able ; and That as his stock of promises is pro bably running out, the O'Sullivan will soon abandon his new departure in visiting ©very remote corner of the colony to personally find out the people's wants. That tlie eight weeks is about up during which tenders for the Berma gui wharf improvements were to be called. That the British troops fall into an ambush quite as accommodatingly now as they did at the commencement of the war. - That as Cecil Rhodes is nbv in London there appears small chance of Kruger satisfying his determination to exhibit Ceci...
Tragic Scene in a Circus. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
Tragic Scene in a Circus The patrons of the sacred concprb at Crye ti) Paluce recently got exceptional value for money. They bad no music, it is true, but they had plenty of ex citement in tlie shape of an elephant hunt. It &lt;waa not run on orthodox lines by any means, for the elephants did the mist of the bunting, so far, at any rote, as the-conc«rt audience were conc.-rned, and a shocking death over took one of the men who tried to play tho hunter's part. The stories as to th -! origin of the affair differ materially but the sequence of events appears to have been as follows :—Two of the elephants attached to Lord George Sanger's circus had been b having badly all day, and were chastised by the keepers for their misconduct. The puui hment appears to have driven one devil out and seven into the huge I beasts, for just before 4 p.m. they ! wound up a di "play of vicious temper i by breaking loosed Defying all at- I tempts to check them, the pair broke j thro igh the circus...
OUR TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR SYDNEY CORRESPONDENT.) Sydney. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
OUR TELEGRAMS (Fkosi odr Sydney Coebespondent.) Svdnev. Thursday. Butter, oreamery and factory 9d to 10d, dairy 8d to 8£d, ohepse 4J to fid bacon 4Jd to 7£d, hams to OJ, eggs Is 4d to la 6&lt;1, chickens Is £d to Is 9d, fowls 2s 6d to 3s 6d, ducks 2s 6d to 2s 9d. A serious fire occurred fit -one o'clock tbis morning on the premises of Love and Co., merchants. The place was completeiy. gutted, and twelve firemen were injured by the falling debris.' They were conveyed to the hospital in a -critical condition. The insurance on the contents amounts to between £20,000 and £24,000. Reid has sent a memorandum to the Premier strongly protecting against the appointment of Yarwood as a member of the ■Commission to investi gate the public accounts, and reques ting his immediate removal. The majority c:f the plague patients are doing well. A meeting of citizens will be held in the Town Ha31 to de-. vise steps to assise the Government in stamping out tbe plague. The farm produce exhibits...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
WEEKLY CALENDAR. D«vs of i he I Uhv &lt;>l 1 f^un | ^un l M«n \V'k« | Month j Bisce | ^e!s 1 n'aefi J-biday | Apr 13 I I) 15 I 5 37 j 4- 3_ AY | J4| 6)5; 5 36 | 5 •« "8l"Ni>^Y 1 »p ^5 | 6 j 5 34 1 5 36 JMuNOAY I „ 16 1 6 17 I S 32 I 6 14 Tukhimy I n 17 | 6" H5 | 5 31 | J> oo W'DVBcD Y | ,, 18 6 19 1 5 30 I / 4' thd'isd^Y | 19 | 6 20 | 5 28 ) 8 35
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
*COBARGG HOTEL. -IV^SYTEIKB ASlT-OUaET-TO-BE. EXTENSIVE STABLING. EXPERIENCED 'feROOM. FAST KPFIEE HOTEL, COBARGO. 7.TvKS*Tiiie Proprietor. T. "Keating ha9 mnch pleneure in 'ii forming the residents of COBAKGO and Surrounding'Discrcts that he has taken over the above well-known Hotel, and hopes by keeping the PEST BRANDS of WINES. 6PI KITS, ALEP, etc., to merit a fair "share 6f support. SPECIAL ATTENTION will be paid to |the wants of Commercial and' other Travel lers. Commodious Sample Booms available. GOOD STABJjING and a competent %room inattendance. 3. T. K. "begs'to announce for the bene 'fit of visitors from the T1LBA. NOO BOOMA, BODALLA and NE1U1IGUNDAH DI8TRICTS that his Hotel possesses all the ■comforts of a home, while good horse feed *nd*£tabeaccommodation arc made speciali ties 6f the establisbeient. tHOESES & BUGGY FOB HIRE The CefitFsi! fiotel, BEGA. Hew Management. EQS to remind VISITORS to'BEGA -J3 that they will-find tlie CENTKaL -offersSpecial Advantages, be...
The Chronicle. For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrongs that need resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that we can do. COBARGO, FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 1900. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
ttranick For the cause thai lacks assistance, For the wongs that need resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that ire ca" do. Cobabgo, Fkiday, April 13, 1900. Is this issue we reprint an article on the butter trado, which, although it refer, specially to the industry in the colouv of Victoria, might be read with profit by the dairyfarmers of New South Wales, with a view of avoiding the same mistakes. Victoria led the van in the export trade, and at one time, the quality ot her product stood high in the home market, and only second to the Danish; and yet to-day, to quote from the article under notice, " the quality of the Victorian dairy produce is now the lowest of any imported by Great Britain, and its value per lb, which in 1869 stood so high, is now the lowest of all. The difference in price between Australian and Danish butter for the past year bas been from 14s to 16s per cwt, as compared with from 6s to 8s per cwt for the three years preceding This is a glari...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 13 April 1900
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS Winchcombe Careo'h &Coy, limited, report having offered 7940 bags of bark on the 10th. selling all bat 300. Best sorts w&lt;=re 5s to 10s, medium 20s aud inferior 25s lower. • It is easy enough to conduct a war in theory ; because in theory you can always arrangetuoutnit " the ollierfel low " ; it is only in actual practice that you bump against the fact that " tlio other fellow " has his plans and plots, too, and it would be strange indeed if he did not score at your expense occa sionally, even though the final result might never be in doubt. On the whole, it seems to us that there is an ungenerous readiness to attach blame to some Generals while overlooking the blunders of ethers who, having pre viously been created popular idols, are uow deemed to be incapable of error. Our Tilba correspondent writes :— The event of the week here has been the marriage of Mr. Edwin Thompson, "Roseville," North Shore, to Miss Emily F. 'Bate (Kathleen), third d...
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 20 April 1900
OStTBCH SERVXOBS. •Turivit 8SBTXCES will be conducted in the district &K follows;— ROMAN CATHOLIC* Mass celebrated at 8.80 turn. and U.1S turn, orery Sunday at Cobajfo* Evening devotion«very Swiday at 7.30p.m. P. Keknt. CBUBCH OP ENGLAND, April 22—Dobargo 11; Quaama 2JJ0; Bermagni 7.30. G. SOABBS. WESLElAH April 22—Central Tilta ll ;BermRgui 2*80; Cobargo 7,30, M. Wm.bbb.
OUR TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR SYDNEY CORRESPONDENT.) Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 20 April 1900
OUR TELEGRAMS 1(Faom our Sidney Correspondent.) Sydney, Thursday. Sutteb : Creamery and factory 3d to 3.0d, dairy 8d to €Jd, - eggs Is 4d to Is fid, cheese 4fd to 6d, hams 7ljd to $£d, bacon 5Jd to 7£d( fowls 2s to 3s €d, docks 28 to 3a. Yesterday's sew plague cases in cludes tt young man named Curtis, who presented himself at St. Viii cent's Hospital; John O'Neill, aged 35, who &lt;Ked before removal; G. Barker and Isabell Harman, living in Georgest. The Minister for Works at Picton said tbat the Government anticipated raising the road vote on next Esti- j mates to £800,000, probably .£1,000, &lt;000. John Bwyer, a recluse aged 65, -was found dead in his saddle near Wa ■donga while his borse was quietly feeding. A. shock of earthquake was felt at JKiandra yesterday. The ship fit. John, bound for New "York and Japan with a cargo of kero sene, has been destroyed by fire. The-earnings of the railways for the •quarter ending M-arch 31st shows an increase &lt;of ...
A MISERLY MILLIONAIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 20 April 1900
A MISERLY MILLIONAIRE. The interesting foreigner (says a writer in a London paper) enriched out death duties £90,000 was of course the eccentric 4 Chicago' Smith. He resided for years at the Eeform Club, paying a fixed sum of 15s per diem for board and lodging, "and sel dom going out. When he found, owing to age, increasing difficulty in walking upstairs, he had a lift con structed at his own expense, which he presented to the club. Also he gave hie favorite waiberB £10 apiece every Christmas. Of the late years Mr. Smith never moved from his own room, but got through the bulk of his business in bed. He hoped to die the richest man in the world, and many think he did so. His real estate in America included half Chicago, You nay remember I mentioned him when he died. ' Chicago' Smith died worth ten millions. When a yoong man, I suppose that he made money in busi ness. His enormous fortune, however, was derived from the rise in the value of town property in Chicago, and from accumulati...