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Forbidden to Smoke. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898
Forbidden to Smoke. I hear from Kussla (says the corre spondent of an English paper) that the young Czarina is so excessively averse to ladies smoking- cigarettes that, -not content with steadily refusing to smoke herself, hoping the hint would not be lost upon her people, but finding they still clung to the cigarette, the Empress has now peremptorily forbidden the use of tobacco to any female, lady or other wise, in the I3alace. Here she will doubtless succeed ; but the habit has^ taken too firm a hold upon foreign feml-' nine taste for even a Czarina to abolish. ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 16 April 1898
Waste Paper. A ^QUANTITY of WASTE PAPER at. fl_ litis Office FOR SALE. Tanks. Tanks. Tanks. H. THOMPSON BEGS to inform the residents of Mux well - brook and surrounding district tliut ho hus comii'icn!:.'d business in Cafe's Factory, opposite M. Campbell mid Oo's., ,uid is pre pured to in'ike G ALVAN" IZ liD IKONT TANKS at the following prices :— 34 guiise SSguagc £ « d s d Go gallons 10 6 7 0 100 gallons 1-1 6-' 10 - 0 220 gallons ' 1 12 G 1. 7 G 400 gallons 2 10 0 2 0 0 000 gallons 2 15 0 .... • 2 5 - 0 600 gallons 3 0 0 ' 2.10.-0 800 gallons. 3 10 ' 0 ''300 1000 gallon." -1 ■ 0 0 - 3 10 0 The 65 and 100 gallon.tanks nre open top, the others are complete with tap, stivmier, and overflow pipe. Nouo. but the best quality of iron used. . . 33SrOTSOE. MRS. BO'UIIKE BEGS to inform thf> residents of Muswell brook tliut she has taken the commodi ous premises next to O'Leary's Royal J.Lotc-1, and has fitted it up as a Fish, Fruit and Oyster Saloon, and hopes by .strict attention to bus...
Rouchel. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Rouchel. A cricket match was played on the kouchel ground on Easter Monday between a team from Sandy Creek and the Rouchjl B Team, which resulted in a win for the B Team. Following are the scores : — Sandy Creek.. E. Harrison, c M. Kennedy, b K. Kennedy 73. E. Dulahunty, c and b Wakes...... 10. W. Budden, b K. Kennedy..;..../. 38 A. B. Cumming,- c and b L. Cam- . eron ? J. Carey, b K. Kennedy..;..o: D. Cameron, run out........".......... 15 A. Gahegan, b M Kennedy.........': J. Dulahunty, c and b M. Kennedy:-" 2 G. Budden, not out................... J. Whitford, c Wakes, b M. Kennpdy M, Carey, run out o Sundries ■; .•&lt;.....12 Total 154 B Team., W. Wakes, b Harrison...:..;,.....,. 54 M.Kennedy, c J. Carey, b Cum mincc 22 K. Kennedy, runout 20, F. M'Cabe, c Budden, b Cumming F. Wakes, b Harrison o A. Carter, not out 36 1„ Cameron, b Cumming o T. Wakes, b Cumming 3. A. Hindmarsh, c and b Harrison... W. Lonsdale, b Cumming......... 16 S. Gardner, c and b Cumming 3 Sundries 13...
Sydney Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Sydney Produce Market. Wheat.—Now South Wales, inferior new 3s Id to 3s 8d, prime Is to 4s Id. Chickwheat.—2s Id to 2s 8d, screenings 2s 2d to 2s Gd. Flour.—Roller, £10 us to £10 10s. Barley.—Cape, 2s 3d. Bran.—8d. Pollard— 9d. Chuff.—Local modium £2 12s ; prime £3 13s to £4 7s Gd; imported from £3 to £3 17s (id. Oatou Hay.—Prime rack, £3 to £4 7s Gd ; medium from £3 5s ; chaffing, £2 15s to £3 2s Gd. - Lucerne Hay.—Hunter River prime £2, medium from £1 12s Gd, inland in trusses £2 2s 6d to £2 os ; small bales from £2 5s to. ;C2 12s Gd. Straw—N.S.W bundled, to £2 : derrick, £2 to £2 10s ; imported derriok £1 17s Gd to £2. Oats.—Prime feed 2s od; good, 2s 4d ; medium 2s 3d ; Tartarian seed 2s 7d. Mnizo.—Good 2s 3d. Potatoes.—N.S.W. medium £0, prime £5, imported Tasmanian Circulars £5 10s to to £0 5s. Onions.—New Zonland, £6 15s to £7. Cheeso.—N.S.W., large 4-Jd to 5d ; loaf, od to o.Vd ; Bodalla, od ; New Zealand 5d to OAd.^ Butter.—Creamery 12d, best factory lid to lHd, dairy lOd to...
Maitland Markets. H. J. MARSHALL'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Maitland Markets. '' ji. j. Marshall's report. Pat Cattle.—Fairly large supplies 3'ariled to a good attendance of buyers. Sales were brisk and values through out were ia ndva:ice of last Thursday's rales. My consignments consisted of light cows and medium bullocks. I sold—A. S. Hall, bullocks at £4 9a, stecis at £3 13s 6d ; T. Eather, cows at £l9.s to £'2 8s 6d, heifers at £2 Is ; 0. O'Brien, cows at £2 15s 6d; A. Leonard's (light) at £1 lis Gd to £2. Fat Sheep.—Very large supplies penned, comprising all descriptions. Prime wethers with good skins, sold readily at 9.s 6d to 9d 9d, fair to good 7s (id to 8s Gd, ewes at proportionate rates. My sales comprise . A. Gollau, 200...,aethers, tops at 9s 9d, seconds at 7s -id to 8s od ; Jas. Leonard, 300 wethers—tops at 7s 9d, seconds at 6s 7'1 to 7s; A. S. Hall, wethers (light) at os. Fat Lambs.—Prime lambs are scarce, and sell at improved prices. Best are worth 8s to 8s 6d, others from 6s 9d to 7s 6d. Fnt and Store Pigs.—Very large supplie...
COMMERCIAL. Muswellbrook Store Cattle Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
COMMERCIAL. Muswellbrook Store Cattle Market. Edward Higgens (for Hill, Clark and Co ) reports about 1000 yarded to a good attendance of buyers, and com petition svns better tban of late, but tho continued dry weathor and tem porary fall in price of fats Lias made buyers vory careful and inclined to buy at lower figures than they would have done, a month or two baclc. I sold (in conjunction with Wbyte McPhers'in and Co.) .'317 bullocks on account Wrn. Ross Munro as under 1 at 60s, 74 at (>3s, 41 at 60s 6d, 46 at. 59s, 53 at 44s Cd, 46 at 51s 6d, .'52 at 50s 6d, and 47 at 44s 6d, the let av eraging £2 15s 4d. These were a nice lot of cattle, principally ballys, and in fair condition. I sold 456 bullocks and 154 cows from Mantuan Downs, the former making up to 54s anil averaging £2 6s, and the cows to 87s 6d (a few at 51s) and averaging 34s 8d. These were nice quality cattle in a fairty good condition, but the bulk of them were too young and small for the general ^un" of our fatien...
More about Wheat. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
More about Wheat. We hear that one of the best crops of wheat harvested in this district was that of Mr. Syl. Thornton, of Spring Creek, which returned an average of between 46 and 47 bushels to the acre. A few more wheat crops like that-of last season, with good prices ruling, and farming will become a profitable industry. ' ."'
Spain and America. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Spain and America. The American Senate, by 51 to 37, has adopted the amendment recognis ing Cuba as a Republic. Eight regiments of infantry havo been ordered to New Orleans, seveu to Tamara, seven to Mubilo, and six cavalry corps to Ohiilcamanga. The flying squadron which left Hampton Roads, and five patrol ships of the naval reserves, have b&lt;>en diu patched to guard the coasts of Mary land, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, There was a prolonged session of the Senate on Friday. During the debate, Democrats endeavoured to imposo a mandate on President M'Kinley, leaving nothing to his discretion, nnd to force immediate hotilities. The majority of the Republicans desire a war, but do not desire to discredit President M'Kinley. The report that the rebel leaders, Generals Gome/ and Grurcia havo tendered their submission to Spain on condition that autonomy is grnnted to Cubn, is confirmed, the alleged reason being that the Cubans are discontented at Congress having d...
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
The Weather. . The long spell of dry weather which ftas prevailt-d in this district was broken on Sunday night by a thunderstorm which promised a good downpour, hut it passed off all to soon, only n points being registered here. Thunderstorms have been of rare occurrence during the past summer, and therefore that of Sunday night came as a surprise. The equinoctica! rains ought now to be in evidence, and everyone will be glad to see them.
The Late Mrs. George Organ. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
The Late Mrs. George Organ. This lady, who had reached well into the eighty fifth year of lior oge, and liad resided about three-fourths of hor life time in Wollongong, passed away to the life hereafter on Saturday morning last. Advanced though she was in years, she continued with few intermissions, fairly strong and active until within tho last few months, when prostration overcame her, and she gradually succumbed to deca}' of nature. Although rarely heard of in public, she was ono of tho truly noblo of tho earth, all the elements of a true woman and humble and devoted Christian being happily blonded in her nature and manifested in her everyday life. Of numberless good actions on her pnrt from time to time, perhaps tho only ono which she was unable to carry out on the principle of the left hand not knowing what the right hand did, aa was her practice and desire, was the granting by her of a beautiful piece of land for a site for the Bulli Hospital. Her husband (the late Mr. Gwrge O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Auction Sales. To-day (Wednesday) Mr. 0. J. Spratfc will soli at Cufo's coach factory, Bridge street, coachbuildors', wheelwrights', and black smith's tools, sociablo, buggy, sulkies, spring carts, liorsos, ponies, otc. On Friday, 22nd iust., Mr, Sprntt will sell at tho Municipal Salo Yards, oO lioad of horses. On Friday, 22nd hint,, Mr. Edwd. Higgoim will sell at tho Municipal salo yards 1300 hend of store cattle, fattening agqs and in forward condition. Tiimaikable illusions have just been added (o the Cyclorama in Sydney, in addition lo the soul-stirring scenes on tho 20,000 square feet, of Canvas, and realistic effects. Daphne fleeing from Apollo is changed into ihc Laurel Tree before the Spectator's eyes and then into various bewildering changes, finally floating in the air and ascending into the clouds—a beautiful mystery. TiiWK.siJURy's for bicycle repairs. For Bronchial Coughs ti Is i Wood's G:£Mt Peppermint Cure, Is Od ar.il 2s lid.
Wesleyan Sunday School. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Wesleyan Sunday School. For some time past the officebearers and ihe teachers of the Wesleyan Sun day School have desired to possess a library for the use of the scholars, and last Sunday afternoon the movement was inaugurated by a special service. The scholars were trained to sing, and assisted by their teachers they rendered a very pleasing programme of solos, duets, and choruses. The Rev. W. Brown delivered an appropriate address and explained the nature of the service, and asked for the co operation of the parents and friends, after which a col lection was taken up in aid of the school library. Many -of the boys and girls recited appropriate selections, and entered with zest into making the ser vice a success, which it undoubtedly was. ' It is intended, we believe, to have further services of a similar char acter in aid of the same object.
Police Court. SATURDAY, MARCH 16. (Before Messrs. T. Spencer, and E. C. Brecht, J's P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
Police Court. Saturday, Makcii 16. (Before Measra. T. Spencer, and E. 0. _ Brecht, J's P.) unarles JLiussel charged with using obscene language in Sj'dnoy. Street, on the night of the 15th ins'nnt, pleaded guily, and was fined 20s or 14 days in Maitland gaol. The same defendant, charged with assaulting Constable Haigh, pleaded guilty. Coonstable Haigh stated that he warned prisoner before arresting him ; he was very violent, kicked the akin off his legs and bumped his head. Fined £2 or 21 days in Maitland Goal. The sentences to be concur rent. Wm. Lochardt, charged with using obscene language in Maitland Street on the loth instant, pleaded guilty, but did not remember anything about^ it. Fined £1 or 14 days in Maitland' Gaol. Samo, charged with assaulting Constable Sargeutson while in the execution of his duty, pleaded guilty, but said he did not remember any thing about it. Conslable Sargentson stated that prisoner deliberately kicked him on the shins. Fined £2 or 21 day in Maitlan...
—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 benchman of the public weal WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. A Worthy Example in the Cause of Charity. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
—THE— Jl/fusweUb^oo^ (?hxomeh 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 "WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. A Worthy Example in the Cause of Charity. The Hon. Treasurer of the local Hospital and Benevolent Society (Mr. T. J. Haydon) has received from the promoters of the recent concert at Dehman in aid of the funds of the hospital (Messrs. W, L. C. Brecht, J.P., and W.Johnson) the sum of us 3d, being the net proceeds therefrom. This amount, with the Government subsidy, added, is a very acceptable addition to the funds of our most deserving charitable institution, and it must be gratifying to all who helped in the concert to know that their efforts were crowned with so much success. While .tendering the promoters of the concert and their helpers the best thanks of the Hospital Committee for their kindly interest in" the welfare'of the instit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 20 April 1898
V. J. S PR ATT, AUCTIONEER AND GENERAL commission AGENT, Bridge-street, Muswellbrook OFFICES Prominos lately occupied by Mr. J. 0. Luscombo, Architect. Weekly Sales of Fat and Store Cnttlo, Slicep, Pigs, &o., at Hill's Junction Hotel Yards, EVERY THURSDAY. Account Sales Rendered Promptly. R FASKlS^,v;: piano Organ* tunek** eepairei?, & Agent. VISITS MUSWELLBROOK AND DIS TRICT REGULARLY. Tuning und Repairs by appointment, and yearly contract ut reduced fee. . Propor. musical tradesman's work only, and reason able charges. Letters addressed to Scone, or orders left with Mr. Hoolahan, Annandalo. Muswell brook, will receive prompt attention. " 3 0 B9BBQ9B BmB&BaBBH CUTLER, 3 Hunter Street, yr SVnWEY BAKER'S STANDARD tmm Ik twmm mmmm SIIKFFIELD RAZORS. Sizes Itound or Square Toint— £ in wide 5/- each, Block Razors from 1/ cncli, post free. Send your nftuie and address for illustrations • ami prices of BAKEK'S Australian cutlery FRr.TJ W. JNO. BAKER, Cutler 3 Hunte...