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When the United States Flag was Driven from the Seas. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
IVlien the United States Flas was I-rivcn from the Seas. j- In the warJSetween the J^orthern and ^Southern States which ragdd in America '4nring 1861-& we have the only Instance Iir which steam cruisers have been em ployed on any scale to harry commerce. The South had 'no commerce to be at TScRe^, 'but the North had a large and prosperous merchant marine. From first ?to last' -the' South sent eleven steam cruisers and eight small sailing cruisers to sea. These captured between them ;two steamers ajid 261 sailing: shies — not ? .' a. very, heavy, bill of loss, one would think. , . .Tet th)s loss practically drpvie the United ?'. ?; ?-- States flag from the sea's. TTo prove this I will quote from the case of the United States, .as presented to the Geneva ??ar- bitrators.'- the* following facts :— ' In I860' .: two-thirds of the'eommerce of New Tork i, were carried' on in American bottoms : * ; in 1883. three-fourths ? were carried on'.'in. ??-?'-? ' v, ' foreign bottoms.' Ana ...
CHEVALIER DE MAISON ROV[?]. A TALE OF THE REIGN TERROR. CHAPTER XXXII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
«K9 IW'A.Al CHAPTER XXXII.— Oontotoed. a (rrave, rest, aim ouuvioubuCsb. '?'Gcnovievf ! Geuevieve 1' «aid Hau- ., ricc; 'you said that?' Then you do tlo% lov-; me ?' ..'?.'? '1 proniised,' said Genevieve, I pro mised to come, and1 I aiu here.' Maurice drew a de«p breath, and cart , Lifi eyes ujjou the floor. ' 'Geuevicve,' inurinurcd he, 'weep no mure. Genevieye, console your/n:lt &irhil ..? your grief, eiiite you love me. Tell \ me. uv'Jlevievu, hji tue &uuu *ti u^u».n, : tiiflt it «'.« not the vioieucc of^ my ? nieiiaciv tlsnt brnmrlit you hither. A-. uiirc mo that eT#-» had you hot seoir m', tnw evcuiujj, on finding.. yourself 'flioue. isolated aud without, au ii«ylum, . you would liavo come- and received m^: uni.li,' » to return to you. that wfcich I hudfcom'- '' polled you to tfke.:1 . . , ,'. ^ ., .,, . . Geuevieve regarded the ,young.ii«Wi, .' with a look of intense .gratitude.^. .; 'Generous I' uaid she. 'Oli.'monDiou,- I thank TLce; he is generoife.'; ' **? ...
Death of the Rev. Edward Allan—the oldest Minister of the Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Death of the Rev. Edward Allan -the oldest Minister of the Church of England. The death has occurred of t:-e He.-. Edwar.l Aleo, who wm neuior in ihc mm-e- cry of the Church of England. M--. Allan was born on January 18, cither in 1797 -ir 1798. He -was a native of Theale, in the p\ri»h of Tilehurst, Berkshire, and one of hi* earliest recolleotious was thn ringing of the church brlls for the Peace of Aimens in March, 1802. He began life a* a seond muter of the (rramm-r School at Newark, and be »Ai ordaioeJ to the cura-jy of 8 ant Bronghton. Mr. Canmug, when Prime Minister, anpointed turn Uhaplain a.t the British Kmba^y at Copenhagen. He could speak 11 languages and was a cuntribatur to Dr. Murray's Engli-h dictionary. On his return to England he had t. prvate ecb.ol at Rnncorn, and be helped ii the sen ices of the parish church there til 1839. when he w»s presented to ihe vicarage uf Keinton M.ndeville, S^oiernt-hi-e. ' I11 1866, he bought a houSH at Piyert...), the D vo shire clima...
Murrurundi Common. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Murrurundi Common. A meeting of the Trustees of the \furro rui di Common was held ai the Stock 'ffici nn Ss-uday last, lGth instant, when tender) were received for suckerin; *nd knockintr-out seedlings in No. 2 paddock, aud that of M r. Thomas Hoit, for the sum of £9 10s vas accepted. The .Secretary repitrted tbat neither J. Shanahan, junior, nor J. Mullens, the two lowest tenderers for the work in No. 3 paddock would tign the contract. It was decided to call for (resh tendeit for mck srine and knockinz-out ceedlincs in No. S paddock, and that tenderers should deposit the sum of £1 with their tender*, as a guar antee of their booa fides, which sain should be retained it an accepted tender be not pro ceeded with. The advenisement calliDgfnr tenders f -r this work will be found in our advertising columns.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
A. DIAMOND'S CLEARING-OUT SALE WILL BE CONTINUED IFOjR. .A. FEW ?WEEKS OIsTLIT. COME EARLY FOR BARGAINS I A.. 3D I A. ~ML O ZfcT 3D , A1I Accounts Owing to me must be Paid by 20th April. A SILVER WATCH FREE. WHAT W0BD6 ABE THESE f O*R W ? T ? H ? S K ? ? P | W« will rrmut w Krwy fenon SOLVING the «bo« I 1'duU, one of our Splendid Eeylea Hunter SILVER WATCHES, laDr-8 or GBSrS. taring SOLID SILVER G16B6, JevcUal Movononta, Ul ?re ItelUUc Tirackceptn. IU Price, MX. Bend year flaicwtrfttonce. with a rtauipod aridro*. ?d cnrelopa, to know II you ban von the fiOZK. If w. and tou purchase one of our SOLID 6II.V£K CH4.I5H to w with the PRIZE WATCH, the/ via be sent, ?? eurely packed, f r«o by rtfiitercd put. AddrcM-THE BAKAGUS, THE GLOBE WATCH COMPANY, LTD., -106 WTT 8THEET. SYDNEY. FEDERATION. BY Request rf the New South Wales Federal Association I HEREBY CONVENE A PUBLIC 5IEEITNG, to be held in the SCHOOL OF ARTS, fflURRURUNDI, TUESDAYJIPRIL 26, At 8 p.m., When Mr. DUGALD THOMSON, M L.A.,...
Presentation to Constable Easterbrook. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Presentation to Constable Easterbrook. The eold albert anrl pendpnt for presenta tion loCuoeUble Ensterbrook, whn for some years past was acting-gaoler at Murrurundi fthe funds for which were collected by \lre, Hay of the Kailway Resfrcshment Boom), have ben forwarded through his Worship the Mayor fDr Kurut Bell) to ConsUble Eisterbrook at Ifewcastle, ami the following reply, dated 15' li April, nas been receivei! bj Dr. Bell:— -Dear sir.— Yours of the 13th inBtant to hand, also gold watchchain and pendant, which are very handsome, and for which I would earnestly request vou to con vey roy sincere thanks to the residents 01 Murrurundi (especially to Mrs. Hay. who took the trouble tn collect), fcr their so kind ly thiDking of me after my faring Uurru rundi. Tiie chain will serve to remind me of the many happy days spent and the many good friends in Murrurundi, during the re mainder of my lift-, be it short or long. My wife joins with me in special thnnks to your self fur the kind wis...
Cunning of Criminals. Oases of Remarkable Ingenuity. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
- Onnninig orCrjaiiHalfi, .. . ? Oases of Remiwkable lagennity. I rah across my old friend-rBanks. the detective, a few days - ago, ^and we chatted oX'bor experiences*: -Banks-had seen a great deaJ- since I- last met him.' Apropos of clie-' Burden -robbery and other recent criraeatbat have 'baffled tbi- police, our kionveraarion L ' turned' on criminal ingenuity. ---.My'' friend cited sevor;il instances -wiii-ih 'flii'tereeffed me greatly. ' ' -r' ''''..' ' - ' ' No doiilir.'''sft1d.'He, ''yoii'reineniber rliat bold and lngenions-oljbjery wliiclf occurred some Three or 'four Jre^irs ago In Brattle-sqiiare, TBos'loifi ?'! ' :' ' I do not recan..rt''ijfeBlied.. . ... . 'Well. It aepedns tUat-Mrj.Maynard. a .ieweller. beanjr- 4± thei.;«ine wjdiont a clerk, was in -tbft'tosbit of locking up his store for aftont ?'Irtrenly minutes -in the middle of- th*1 -day ''wbHe -lie- pro ceeded to a ?resra*fraat-%'--few steps around the corner!-' Ofie'iiioontinie. just after li(- liad .- dWt_r$tftf ...
The Table. Potted Chicken. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
;!;?' ??.'?i',The Table. : Patted Chicken. * 'Get a couple of fat fowls about 2 years ola. ? Pltfck and clean them thoroughly. ?Cut up into joints, and simmer slowly till the flesh is cooked, and nothing more :? if overdone, the flesh will t-6 stringy and hard. Having previously scalded'and skinned.' the feet, put theni in a- small saucepan- with water, along with the heads, siecks, gizzards, and'' livers, and. allow them to simmer as long fi-s pos7 sidic. j .rum iiiJ4 d luce jjijii jvirv io uu tained, without which the dish is not perfect. - Ab snoh asfhe flpsh of Uie fowls is cooked, lift tlie«JnintK.-.nnd cu-t. the meat from the bones into r.ie£ sraaJl pieces. Throw back the Tories, skin, and ail uneatable parts Into the po,t, anfl al-. low'tc simmer, as lopg as possible— the,» Ion get tlie better. Add pepper and salt,., and strain- the stock, adding:, tbe slock, (strained) from the feet, -.tc. . Put. . tbe pi Sees of meat back in the pot, ..and a!-' ?low the whole to boil up. Po...
Punctuation. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
rtinctiialiou. ,. . First Larfy W-ritefV: ^i^fty. deat^how ao you-putyouKrSJtopi'Jm'when y5Si S5*. writing, ;th5se ...jiot*)d-3w-&n-* I; piean,- i dear, delightful -artJclssie'-'., -- ' s' '-~'.i| Second Lady Writer : ' Why, dear, I \ always put a comma when I take a fresh ? dip of Ink, aiid a--£«ll.'etQP wiienj'have , to wait for an Idea..'' ; .; ' :' First Lady Writer: ^But how. about the colons. and semicolons ?' ? :, Seoood^IiadyiWHterj 'Oh, J'ney^iiis^. those fibw.' '1 HhoTiPs of,nb -use.''' Trne reader, or the assistant editor, or some wretched man or other always cuts them out So, wbat's the «ood ?'
Timor. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Timor. (From Our Correspondent) A very painful accident happened a few &nbsp; days ago to Mrs. Joseph Tinsey, of Timor. It appears that she was busy over the fire when by some means she slipped, and pu - ting out her hand in her endeavour to save herself from falling, she plunged it into a pot &nbsp; of boiling water which was on the fire , se verely scalding her hand and a portion of her &nbsp; arm. east on Sunday night l&sr, and a slight shower of raio fell, which did some good in the way of 1 -ying ihe dust, t.nt a good dowu p ur is reqnirrd to be uf much servic. Dingoes are still numerous about thin dis trict A re ident at Blandford who was here the other day saw one «nd gave chase on foot, armed with a green stick, but after follow ing it for a considerable distance he was compel «d to gire up the 0 isse. This was rath«r hard luck, aa there was an offer of £!i 10s for its scalp, aod that is oot to be despised. Trippers say that dingo hunting is n...
The Serpents of Java. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
Tbe Serpents of Java. ' ' The Itabo sugar estate in Java com prises over 12,Q0O ^cres, about oue-tliiril of whtcii is in -jan'e. This is oue. of the most densely 'wooded parts of Java, and tliebush is like a wall, impervious even to many wild animals, but snakes flourish, aiid there are no less than ten varieties that are deadly poisonous. Bight of the coolies on this estate have died iiisi'ilc of four months from snake bites.: The chain viper is -most .dreaded, as U- will/not get out of one's way, and ?whejiUvtf'iJiideu on by the . barefooted natry#B ''..strikes fatally.' .Twelve onj\i-»- a-way: 'is :the ruined city of Churn,, a wilderness of temples built of stone.-cut in designs asiine sis lace work. On the nortbsidp of all the.se liuHdiiiKK are long arched passages, and here wild animals reso.rtij'tq-;get out of Ibe intolerable heat. LeaiiUi-pWoin Un-s,. :\v,eu ues are hun dreds of : small ?ehanibe'rs having ni- wimlows..- In Iliesr' lurk more snakes than'can be found anywhere e...
Sleepy Grass. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
Sleepy Grass. In some parts of New Mexico there glows a grass -wh'ich produces a somni ferous effect on the animals that graze upon it. Horses, after waiting this grass, in nearly all oases stand sleeping, while caws and sheep almost invariably Us down. It lias occasionally happened 'that travellers have stopped to allow horses to feed in places where the grass grow pretty thickly, and the animals have had time lo eat a considerable quantity before i'ts effects manifested themselves. In such cases horses have gone to sleep on Uie road, an-d It is hard bo a-rcuse them. The effect af the grass passes off In an hour or two, and no toad results have' ever been noticed on account of it. Ca'tHc- on (he randies (according to ?' . Pearson's Weekly') frequently come upon patches of this grass, where they feed for perhaps hall-an-hour, and then fair asleep for an hour or more, when they wake up and start feeding again. The programme is repeated perhaps a dozen times, until thirst- obliges the...
Impurities in Water. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
Impurities in Water. Impurities in water are a fertile source of disease, but none are more hurtful, perhaps, if we except disease germs themselves (e.g., typhoid ffernis), than metallic poisons. Lead is th-? most com mon of such impurities, and drinking water containing lead gives rise to diarvh.i.'A, and to Jead paralysis, one sign of which is wrist drop, or want of power in raising the hand. Even a very minute quantity of lead in the water ;s surlk'ient- to pro duce poisonous symptoms.
Catching a Lawyer. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
Catching a Lawyer, A girl, young and pretty, hut above all Kilted- with -uit air of adorable candour, lately- presented herself before a cerlain Parisian lawyer (.we translate the inci dent from the French journals for the 'heiieUt of our '. hi3uierina-le,-!attorueys). tiud.. thus addressed- liiui*^'- M-ousioui1; .l'-come to consult you uuoir a srravi afL fair. 1 want to- oblige- a- mail c I- Jove, to many me in .spile of Jiimself ; how shall I proceed V' The peurieiaaiL of the Bar had, of course, a sufficiently elaeiJc conscience. He rejected a moment ; then, being ti'.ii'e that no t.hird person .overheard ?him, replied unhesitatingly. . ' Made moiselle, according to our law you al ready possess the moans of forcing a man to marry you. You must remain ou three occasions alone with him ; then you can swear before a Judge that he is your lover.' ' And tliat will suffice, Monsieur ?' ' l'es. Mademoiselle, with one further condition, wJiieh is, that you will pro linn** nMt nnc*snc i\-l...
RESERVES FROM SALE FOR TRAVELING STOCK AND CAMPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
RESERVES FROM SALE FOR TRAVEL LING STOCK. AND CAMPING. The Crown lands hereonder described have been set apart and reserved from sale for the passage of stock travelling pursuant to the .provisions of tbe Act 41 .Victoria No. 19, or any Ac amending the same, and for camp ing place for traveling stock, etc. La-nd Districts of Mvkkdrundi ami . ? ' . gonnedau Partly within annual lens* 15,697 and 16,189 by F. J. Croaker. No. 27,624. Coun'yof Buckland, parishes of Waliala'andGunnadilijr. containing an area of about 640 acrei-. TbeCrow,, lauds within the following boundaries : Commencing on the right bank of the Conadilly or Mooki River, at the south-west corner of portion 117, pari-h of Wa lala ; and bounded thence ly forming the s.uth boundary of portion 117 east to the west boundary of potion J 14 ; thence by part of the west and a north hnnndary of that portion tout., and west to Quirindi Cn-ek aforesaid ; thence by a line crossing that creek south-westerly to the north-west cprm-r o...
Consultation Under the Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
? ^7^ — 3~: . :? ! Consultation Under tlie Sea.! Mr. J. Henniker.-Heaton,* M.P., realls an interesting Incident :r-'':Two y irs ago the -son of a wealthy nobleman jiy In San Francisco suffering from typ old (ever. _ Care and skill were lavii ied upon liim, 'and still his fate tana ted uncertain. His friends longed to )!-- tain the advice of the great Enj Ish physician. Sir Andrew Clark, but Sir Andrew could not be brought ove in time. Nevertheless, his aid was jb tained — for what can- money not ' 0 ? The famous doctor went to the L01 Ion end of the cable ;th-e ijtber end wasfcia Into the sick room In California. Tlus a strange.r.Qonsultation,.was held jiifier the sea between the English medial authority and his American . colleagfcs, the very beat of the. sufferer's piilsele ing registered from time ? tti ' time; t»u sands of miles away. Tbe lad Re covered.' ? . -. . . ... : I
REVOCATION OF TEMPORARY RESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
REVOCATION OF TKMP0RARY RE SERVES. It is notified that the temporary re»en es from sale hereuoder described bare been re voked. . - Land District of IIukkokunm. Wi'.hiu Coomoo Cooruoo Holding, resumed ana No. 475a. Part of water reserve 298. notified 11th March, 1868. County of P-.ttinger, parish of Pringle, tra about 105 a^-res. Tliat part within the boundaiiea ofimasurtd portions j 138 and 139. ' ' Nob1.— The above w,H not be available fnr selection, laving been contracted to be granted under section 47 ?i the Cruwn Lands Act of i895. Land Districts of Morbheusdi and Gun kedah. Partly within the resumed area of Pialla way and Walnal ow Holding No. 441. Water reserve 2, notified 24th December, 1861. Counties of Bucklaud aud Pottinger, parishes of WallaU and Gunnadiily and Doo'jb, on the Mooki Rivir, at ihe Junction of Dry Creek, YValhallow, containing 5,760 acies : Commencing 00 the right bank of the Mooki River, at the north-west corner nf J. E'le's 325 acres ; and bounded thence ...
Household Hints. House Cleaning. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
Household Hints. House Cleaning. To clean house comfortably take plenty of time to It, and do not i-educe your' distracted family to the slate of being -'obliged to walk the streets until bed time because there is no room to sit In. Begin at the top of the I10u.se and clean one room at a tlmeT Two rooms, or per haps. three If they are small, are as much as should be attempted in one day, and on no account must you allow the warfare to rage in more than one story at a time. Take down the woollen curtains, beat them, put them away in paper covers, ?each marked with the name o£ the con-l tents. - '. ' TJie lace cui;tains are shaken, and, if, very much soiled, are washed and cleansed. A curtain stretcher is a help in this matter. Carpets are next taken up, sent to the cleaners, and when returned are rolled In-linen and stored in closets, with plenty' of moth-bane. The floor Is carefully swept. ? - ..:... . Open tbe closets, dust and clean the contents, laying each article in ihe.nexl ro...
Land Items. From Gazette No. 345, of 23rd April. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 30 April 1898
Land Items. From Gazette No. 345, of 23rd April. REVOCATION OF NOTIFICATION OF TRACTS OR AREAS FUKVIOUSLY NOTIFIED AS NOT AVAILABLE FOR SETTLEMENT UNTIL SUR VUY KFFUOTED AND FUKTHER NOTIFICATION. It is notified, under the provisions of the 10th section of the Crown Lands Act uf 1S95, that the notification that the tract or area hereuudt-r describe! is uut available for settlement, has been revoked. Land District of Mobkobusdi. Partly within Coomoo Cootnoo Holding, re sumed area No. 475*. No. 23,459, notified 7th December, 1895. County of 1'ottmger, parish of Coomoo Coomoo, containing a 1 area uf 1,3044 acres. The down Linns with n the boundaries of meamrid portions 123 of 9S5 acr.e, 130 of 40 acr.s, 131 of 40 acres, and 132 of 239.J acres. Note. — The above will dot be available for E--leotion, having been contracted to be granted under the 47th section of the Act uf 1895.