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A False Alarm. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
A False Alarm. Last Sunday afternoon while the scholars at the local two-up school were busily engaged in inter esting financial problems, their studies were rudely brought to a termination by the arrival of the police, or, to be correct, the approach of the police, for it is part of the ed ucation of a two-up scholar not to have anything to do with the police while financial questions are being unravelled. The policeman in ques tion was espied on a bicycle and soon the scholars were flying in all directions. Apparently the police officer had other business in view, still the people in the vicinity must have thought it strange to witness the stampede.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
? Co ) n ii i oinvcratfi ^^30J, fjh^t Must valia mrilUi, United SlMdMn kad^«lin*d^ Cnrrnt «oo6onM -?pwied. M^fMt fMd «n luctd dcpMlta, Advance* mtde (gMnit *ppWT«d itcnriUw. -* ^ swings' t»Kt4K WAwnMan N.C.W. Branch Offlc SO O«TLM«OH ^TIIKrr -t«|- iOf Moor, lit -, ?YD«BV. Dapealta from !/? to £MOO. lnt»t«»t ?*t-«X par annum. « , Dapoalt* or Withdrawal* m.y ** m«d* mt jwr.SmieK-cr AffV ?*««*- «' Oomw»*FW»% Consultations and ;«*Mflai^..:- '- Country ResidenU Testing B^^^ - ^ viMted.by FREE !1 ;i Appointment. la now Resident in Cessnock, and m»y|i»o Consulted . ? ' ? — at— .'.[[?: f. ' ' ? Mr. Evans* Drug Store^l^g^iP^a.f C'nock Hilton W. Radnidge, Grocer, Mercer, and Gerierat v ?''? ;?'': Storekeeper, BELL.BIRD. All orders delivered. Carts go to all parts q district. Boms and Shoes sold equal to anything in the City.'. Special Line of Miners'. Bluchers. . Prices equal to Cessnock. Call and Inspect. When jlesiring anything don't forget ^ the local man.
Publications. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Publications. We are in receipt of a paper en , titled ' Notes on Early Maitland.' The compilation was read before the Maitland District Scientific and His toric Research Society, at the Tech nical College, West Maitland in June of last year, and comes from the able and well-known pen of Mr. D. J. Ryan. Mr. Ryan is a member of the .uABuuiiive uumuiiiiiie or cue oeiore mentioned society. The paper is of a most interesting and educative order, and appears to us as a nucleus of a more extensive work to follow later. An avfciole, dealing with the history of the grape-vine in Australia, ap peared in the ' Sydney Herald,' on Saturday last ; and in the current is sue of the' ' Sydney Mail ' also ap 'A Scrap of Paper,' from the able pen of Mr. Jas. R. Scott, of Cess nock, member of the Maitland His toric and Research Society.
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Presentation. A very pleasing function took place at St. John's Church of England last Wednesday evening, when Miss Mu riel Nixon, of South Cessnock, who has been connected with the teach ing staff of the Sunday school, also a member of the choir, was made the ; recipient! ol a presentation, on the eve of her marriage. Miss Griffiths made the presentation, which took the form of a handsome silver-plated cake basket, and remarked upon the good -vrork, performed by that lady while -connected with the church; These remarks were endorsed by Messrs Hannington, C. Biggers, Prescott, and the 'Rev. ReayCamp bell. ?
People Say: [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
People Say: That housewives are complaining of the .price of butter. That' Constable Booth's services should be secured as starter at the Easter Monday's Bports. Thatthe start lie gave the scholars of the ' school ' last Sunday proved liim a champion at Retting them off the mark. That there are some thousands of German soldiers on their' way to England — as prisoners. That nominations are required for the committee of the Cessnock. Jockey Club. That an epidemic of bowls is ex pected in the district. That bookmakers are growing fat lately. Thero's nothing like out siders from the bookmakers' point of view. That a local punter dreamed a fav orite won at Maitland to-morrow. He's going to Work. , ,That~jciwlng :%o] ihe tooljcliayavtbV 'Eagle'' will issue next Thursday. That the Maitland School of Arts is going in for retrenchment. That the southern end of Lavendar creek threatens to get lost. That next race meeting at Cess nock will be held on Saturday, April 17. That Ml'. Biggers held ...
Cessnock Bowling Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Cessnock Bowling Club. *. ? - .????- ?. ? An enthusiastic meeting of the Cessnock Pq wling Club was ' h.eld at - ? Attwater'jB.iHatel ga ^Mi^wf^yea ing, M*v A* Bjgi^f ^fe^lf^l^P?' cupied the .fiftw. '' :The::'prBBlae6t announced that the membership roll had increased by 30 membeng^siuce last meeting, and the -prospects of the club beooming a strong body was assured. Tenders were opened for the erection, of a fence around the ground (timber supplied) and it was decided to let. the contract to Mr. Radnidge at £13, A committee; to look, after ih© greibn -sirffs \ Appointed, and it was decided that, the election of officers should take place next Tuesday ieyening. . ~ . -. .; When' Ibe fencing of the club's land is greeted, ways and means lor the formation ^^Ue green jwaibe de termine^ % stpne ^11 b- Jefy uh tyEned \'fa njak'js' jlig. Cess'Ro^k Bowfc' W% -$m?t -&Mfoj$ML tflwa and The dacknoBs fl| opal trade is be ginnitrg4w5fti6^«;^^reQt at vari ous coli:.3..iv-3. in the Jbwer d...
By the Way Anti-Vaccination. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
By the Way ?\ . (By Allofa Twist). Anti-Vaccination. An anti - vaccination movement, ^jj with its headquarters at Kurd, has J» extended its operations into Cess- |B nock, and it is more than likely it |l will engender and receive much sym* jR pathy locally. The object of the ''Jm movement is to instigate a hostility fS against compulsory vaccination, 'or S the chances of 6Uch, and anti-vaccin- '« otioh literature is the means em- 9 ployed. An anti-vaccinationist, we ] understand, at Kurri, is prepared to ^ publicly debate the question with any vaccinationist. Smallpox! A Cessnock shopkeeper, who pos sesses a very cautious temperament, *- received a shock on Saturday last. ? Much business had been transacted, me weatuer, cue street-watering question, and a host of like lnomeu tus topics had. been discussed, and yet madam went on purchasing — to the satisfaction of Mr. Shopman. Conversation was beginning to lull, yet business went on briskly. To date the health 'question had been omit...
A Nice Word. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
i i ..'♦-» ...???. :. ' Part of the education of a Minister api-ears to lie to euit a reply to the occasion. ' $he lA'ttorney ,- ^iperj,!, recently addressed the prisoners of . Batburst Gaol, who Were: asking re? lease on. the grounds of patriotipm, in your teeth that you have been in g&p)7joi} might say to the taunferr— ; 'if -v§ J*9PR. 4H?l-e .'? Ijocause i wa^ ipaujb J, IMa^yi^eflplg are iipj \i\^ fcp^^B . p©' ?gre Hffoto.1' Jf t||e A^rt6y,^^l||j^a^|ol^i»4t tlieir ^wegt lip ^iJl^S^eiiihejn an Ihe friends of Mr Tom Quiun will regret, to learn that he is in; bad health again. Last Wednesday Toii went '_ to '.? Sydney to ^consult ;Dt. Maitlaud, audit -is to4-e,lloi^ tho trouble ..will . b^/|6^d^|^ fce.a^BUy;
Why the Germans are Called Huns. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Why the Germans are Called Huns. It is a mistake to say the Germans are IIuds by decent. The Germans are no more Huns than other Euro pean races. The Huns were of Asi atic origin. The Huns were very dark, so dark they were called black when 50,000 families invaded Bussiav From time, to time they increased, until they 'became the terror of Cen tral and Southern Europe. . Under Attilla they laid' the whole country in waste, and ev.en the Bomans Were glad to buy them off. The Germans however, in the present war have adopted much of the Huns' style of warfare, and that is why they are called Huns by the Allies. The Huns destroyed everything behind them ; they murdered, pillaged, and burned, and their track was- always one of waste and desolation. Strange as it may seem, the Huns invaded even Germany, aud heat them in many engagements. In fact, the German survivors, after hiding in forests and swamps, toad to appeal to .-neighbouring states to stay the /rout. But eventually the Germans, ...
Patriotic Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
*- Patriotic Concert A patriotic concert, under the aus pices of Cessnock Patriotic Commit tee, assisted and. organised by the Misses Eileen and Gertie Ferry, of West Maitland, eventuated on Tues day night, in Attwater's Hall. Mr. A. B. Westcott presided, and during the course of a very one speech ex pressed disappointment at the atten dance, which could have been larger. The programme proved a very fine one, and the appreciation was sin cere and general. Following were contributors and items : Violin solo, 'Gavotte,' and ' Ferpetuo Mobile,' Miss Gertie Ferry ; song, ' Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes,' Jack Meri lees ; song, ' There's a Land,' Miss Dorothy Graham ; piano solo, 'Valse Brilliante,' Miss Eileen Ferry ; song, Jim Collins ; recitation, 'If I were a Man,' Miss Eileen Ferry ; trio, 'Ava Maria,' Miss Eileen Ferry (piano), Miss Gertie F9rry (violin), Carl VJUUOt,ll \w?ll\J/. J.UD BOWUU |JtLLu W the programme opened by a cello solo by Carl Gotsch, and was fol lowed by: ^song, '...
A Russian Victory. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
1 . f . ? A Rnssian Victory. There was great rejoicing wjien the ntiws was circuluted that Przem ysl had fallen to the Russians. The garrison of the fallen town num bered 25,000 when surrendered, but in September last it was 80,000, which gives an idea of the sacrifice of life. It is stated that the Austrians sacrificed a hundred thousand men in their efforts to relieve Przemysl. The garrison of the town suffered terribly. The supply of meat failed and even the' horses had been .killed for food'. Disease is rampant and typhoid is prevalent.
MAITLAND RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
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Correspondence. BUCKJUMPING ON McGRANE'S ESTATE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Correspondence. BUCKJUME|^GON HicGfiANE'S: y; .' .' p' , JEgTATE.^; ' ,, \'~' ;? ', ;;£:/ p$o the .editor.;'. '':' T /£ . Sir.,— Neighbor Jack Peddick,; acT Itnowiedged in last issue he'^fcnew how to write, bu^t surely he 'C^uld' not have been sincere 4nthi6. belief when in aiadthelr patagraphthe'-gave it out .that 'that letter woiildjbe the, last of his'lifceranj^fFprts on the sub ject of; whip cracking., purely Jack you' don't tneati to'; Sky TtiatTknowing : you can write 30U ? are not going to write ? This is so unlike you that it has taken me several 'sdays to -pluck* up courage to answer. - What, Jack Piddick knowB he can do something and don't intend -to do it ! I salute you Jack; But wheri^bu advise me Xo-get up eavUer and 4earn a lot, you 'fall uae with jear rjesti y-op4insejid-td start your' vr1iip;ciiaclririg~a;gain. ' Be as you intend tofee with your liteyaryj ability, ;chuck it— and., be Vbiesspd.' If you don't !give up the morning ex - hibitions of whip cracking I'll ha...
Moonrise. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Modnrise. (With apologies to the author of 'Sunset.') We cannot all be poets, with that statement you'll agree ; Yet often in each lifetime there comes to you and me .; A dreamy sort of feeling — 'tis a touch of Nature's sway— We feel impelled to take our pen and write some roundalay. ' Just now that feeling's on me and' I woo thesgentie Mjjsb-^-: : Awondering where in fancy she may lead, ?? '?.-*r-y..;. - . : . ;- Till glancing dtiwn the ''Eagle,' with its bright and breezy news, That wonderous ' Sunset ' poem I chanced to read. ' . . Like you I greatly wondered, what in' ' thunder he could mean By Sunset turned from, red to golden blue; ? '...'' .?..'.?' And I own he had me puzzled with' that phrase 'the fantom dream,' But it must-havevbeen a nightmare through which he had bis, view. Now let me say to poets 'iU.. Arid scribes like Neaylon;J», . -: That when you start out writing you are riding for a fall, '.'?'''?' 7'' ' You might thiak^ou ace inspired )by '[ -thaib'touch of ' Nat...
Death of old Resident. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Death of old Resident. On Saturday last, at 1 p.m., at South Allandale tho death occurred of Mrs. Lomas, wife of Mr. Fredrick Lomas, at the age of 67 years. The deceased lady was one of the oldest residents in the district, having lived here about thirty years. Deceased leaves the following sons and daugh- ters to mourn her loss : — Messrs Sid, Herbert, and Edward Lomas, of Cessnock ; Mrs. Magennies, and Mrs. E. Stewart, of Rothbury ; Mrs. Geo. Howard, of Singleton ; and Mrs. H. Cooper, of Newcastle. The funeral took place on Sunday, a very large cortege, representing members of the older district families, followed the remains to the Church of England Cemetery, Old Cessnock. Rev. Reay Campbell officiated atihe graveside.
Just a Note from the Bush. READ CAREFULLY. Daisy Flat Farm, Guyra. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 26 March 1915
Just a Mote from the Bush. BEAD CAREFULLY. Daisy Flat Farm, Guyra. Mr. J. E. Howland &nbsp; Dear Sir.— In answer to your memo of the 25th Nov., requesting me to give you results of treatment of your Bottles of Pills (Herbos), I wish I had taken them five years ago, as I would have escaped a lot of suffer ing. Since taking them I can do all &nbsp; my farm work on foot with comfort where I had to use a saddle-horse and .work in pain before, I should like all sufferers from Rheumatism, like myself., to know the benefit of your Herbos Pills, which came into my house as a blessing. You, Sir, can use this note as you like, as I think every sufferer like myself should know the benefit of your Pills. I shall never be without them myself. I am Sir, Yours most gratefully, 17-1-15. W.J.BENNETT. Remember : ' Herbos Pills will cure any case of active Rheumatism Sold everywhere at 1 1/ per bottle, ^
Young Woman's Death. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 2 April 1915
Young Woman's Death.' - The mutilated oody of Miss May Smith, 19 years of age; of Catherine street, Leichbardtj, was found on Saturday morning, about sixo'-dock, by a railway employee on the line between Lewisham and Petersham stations. The trunk had been cut in two, and death had occurred some hours .previously. Miss Smith went to Sydney from Kurri. Kurri some months ago. On Friday night she called at Leichbardt police, station, and asked the sergeant for the help of a policeman to take her belongings from where rIkvtoh.h litrinfr RVionrno a little excited, and went away after the sergeant had persuaded her te wait until the moraiqg. Afterwards she visited a friend at Leichbardt It is' believed that Miss Smith climbed over ihe railway fence at -West-street/ And walked along tbe metals to where hep body was after wards found. In a handbag, found close beside her, was a, note contain, ing several names and addresses, and saying it would be tbe W&tJeiler she' ^I^wdtej,:-, ;.'?...
Bellbird Water Supply. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 2 April 1915
Bellbird Water Supply. At Monday's meeting of the Water Board consideration was given to a request by the' Bellbird Progress Association to extend tbe water to Broughton's Estate. The engineer's report showed that the levels of the estate referred to were ascertained at the time consideration was being given to tbe extension of the water supply to the village of Bellbird. The estate has a greater elevation than Bellbird, and the highest portion rises above the level of Neath Reser voir, Tbe lowest corner of the estate near the end of the board's reticula tion main in Belibird is 48 feet below vww wuwiu-vi. xioudu jLieoei vuir, ana is distant seven miles therefrom along the line of the trunk main. Such trunk main runs through theJdiickly populated townships of Aberdare and Cessnock, and also supplies three large collieries. The consumption of water en rqtite would necessarily lower tbe pressure at the end to sucb an extent that it would be impractic able to give through it a satisfac...