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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
Auction Sales. Mhssiis. Corbett and Simpson an nounce an important sale of 3000 sheep at Scone yards, on "Wednesday next, 27th inst. Mr. Edward Higgens (for Hill, Clark and Co) announces a sale of 400 head of store cattle at the local municipal sale yards, on Friday 29th instant. We are requested to state that Mr. W. Clendinning will hold a clearing out sale of furniture and household requisites at the residence of Mr. Farmer, Maitland Street, or Wednes day noxt, April 27th, at 2 o'clock. All the articles offered will be sold without the slightest reserve as tho owner (Mr. Farmer) is leaving the district, and full particulars of tho goods to be disposed of are advertised in this issue. Mr. O. E. Sawldns conducts an im portant sale of household furniture, at Gibson's Sale Rooms, Sydney Street, uuder instructions from Mrs. Angel, and Mr. H. Stubbs, who are leaving the district.
Turanville Horse Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
Turanville Horse Sale. At the 6th annual sale of horses to take place on the 2Gfch and 27th May next, at Turanville, it is stated that at no previous sale there has there been paraded so many horses' of such an even chr raoter, possessing such size, breeding, symmetry, and soundness, combined with bone arid temper, as will be paraded on the dates men tioned. Of the 124 thoroughbred to be offered 90 are by the celebrated sires, Invader and Fusileer, the other sires represeted being Bellarmin, Perseus, Speculation, Glenalvon, Fa ber, Stockwell, Sir William, Manton and The Works. In addition there are 300 head of colls and fillies, 4, 5 and G years old, by Flying Shales (imp.) and his sons and thoroughbred sires to be sold, and these were all caught and handled when foals and also when weaned and branded, they are sound good-boned animals and of the class that has earned such a high character for Turanville horses in the colonies and India.
Visit of the Railway Commissioners. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
Yisitofthe Railway Commiff sioners. The Railway Commissioners (Messrs. Oliver, Fehon, and Kirkcaldie), passed through Muswellbrook on Friday morn ing 011 their return journey from a tour of inspection of the northern line, and advantage was taken of'the-occasion at. the instance of Mr. T. Blunt, by. some local stockowners to interview, tliem ■ in respect of the local ..sheep and cattle, trucking yards. The Commissioner? were,accompanied by Messrs.; "Hajrper ' (Chief Traffic Manager), Richardson (Outdoor Superintendent), Day (Dis trict Superintendent), and Nicholas '(Divisional Engineer;. The deputa tation consisted of Messrs. T. Blunt, J. C. White, H. L, White; E. Higgens, C. W. White, H. W.1 Bell, and — Bell. The Commissioners announced that the work of extending the siding at the cattle trucking yards had been decided :Upon and that the work would be car ried out, After visiting the sheep yards, and the improvements required had been pointed out to them" the Commissioners promised...
How to Help the Local Paper. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
How to Help the Local Paper. You can aid your newspaper greatly by giving the local paper your general printing; if you do not feel able to run an advertisement, surely you can af ford to give the newspaper your cards, dodgers, billheads, envelopes, and all business printing to execute. The newspaper man needs it, and it helps to pay the thousand and one free no tices he gives you and your town ; but don't give it to the travelling canvasser who can give you no such, return, and is spending neither time, money, nor brains in helping you to build up your district. The time may come when a newspaper may live sintply upon the revenue derived from the subscription? and advertisements, but ho ordinary newspaper in any ordinary town can exist without auxiliary support derived, from general printing. Therefore ,if you want a good newspaper—one that will still help your town—give it all your printing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
REMOVAL. OUR constituents and the public generally are desired to noto that the CHRON ICLE OFFICE HAS BEEN REMOVED from Sydney Street to more commodiouB premises. NEXT DR. GRIGSON S SUR GERY, and opposite M. Campbell and Co.'s Warehouse, Bridge Street MISS HEMSWORTH Jj| AS returned from Sydney with a Beautiful Assortment OF THE Latest Millinery, £100,000,000 UNCLAIMED. DOUGAL'S REGISTERED LIST con taining 20,000 Families advertised for, to claim property and money sineo 1700. Price Is 6d, post free, 2s. Every man and woman should buy this book, as instructions are given how to recover property from Chancery. DOUGAL & CO., 02 Strand, London, Eng. Est, 1844 A fortune may await you. This booK can now bo obtained from W. C. RIGBY, Adelaide ; GORDON & GOTCH, Mel., Brisbane ; GEO. ROBERT SON & CO., Mel., Sydney. Adelaide, Bris bane. Out of the Mouths or TWO & MORE WITNESSES THE TRUTH of The CLAIMS put forward for 3MIi:o.©:arv0i, Tonic ARE ESTABLISHED. The P...
The CHEVALIERIDE MAISON ROVGE. TALE OF THE REIGN TERROR. CHATTER XXX.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
CHATTER - XXX.—Coxiinued. of Genevieve, which was--plifinly evi-ncefl by the tears which suffused her charming Ccmntouaucc. A slight noise accidentally made by Maurice caused the young man to turn his face toward tlio wiiulow. Maurice suppressed -a cry of aVitouisili meiit, he recognized hia . mysterious de. liverei' of the Place du Chatelat. At tliia moment Genevieve withdraw her hands from those of the unknown, and weut'to ward the fire->place to ascertain that the papers were Utterly consumed. Maurice could no longer command lis; indignation. AH those fierce passions wliicli torture the heart of man—lova, vengeance, . and jealousy—lacerated liim with tlieir fangs - of firei ~ Ho ' knew liis time, pressed with violenco against the badly closed window, and vaulted into the chamber. At this moment two pis tols wore pointed-at'hie breast;1 •' Gimevieve,-- whorhad. tin,ned-..rO]ind t at the noise, remained dumb on perceiving Maurice. "Monsieur," said the-young Republi can, coltlly,...
Maitland Markets. H. J. MA[?]ALL'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
Maitland Markets. 31. J. XrAllftlTA1717 S ItEPOltT. Fat Cattle.—A fair 13' large supply yarded to a good attendance of the trade". --Sales were brisk, and values firm at last Thursday's'rates, my con signments consisted of light cows in 'medium coniiition'. I sold, on account: J. McEwon, cows at £3 12s, heifers at £2 7s to £2 15s ,6d ; A; S. Hall, bul locks at £4 10s, cows at £2 63, stag at £2 1.0s ; J. PontoD, bullocks at £3 63, cows at £2 Gs to £2 9s ; T. Enther, bullocks at £1 -is. ' 'Fnt Culves. —A fair supply yarded. Demand brisk for prime quality, and late prices were well maintained. I sold, on account—J. McEwen, calves at £1 Is 6d. Eat Sheep,—Small "supplies penned to a good atteaddnee of ' buyers. Prime pens were briskly; competed for,- and' sold at- satisfactory prices. Best merino wethers made 83 10d,: to 9s 10d, good 8s to 8s 6d, others from 7s. I sold, on account of . B. Buffier, 285 wethors at 83 3d to 9b lOd. ., Fat Lambs.—;Prime lambs are sale able from 8s to 8s 6d, ...
COMMERCIAL Local Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
COMMERCIAL^. LocalJMarkets. C. J. SriiAix reports having sold at the Farmers' Union, aB follows : Butter 9d to Is Id lb. Eggs Is to Is Id, - :; Bcot 2s Gd qr, Fowls Is 3d td Is Td^pair. i Pumpkins Is Gd doz. Lncerno Hay 10s ton.-' i'nOH'l Oaten Hay, 60 to 70s a toil. Onions Ua lb. .... „ • v Maizo 2s to 2s 3d'bjishoi.''.. V"j; i Chaff Is Gd bag. ■10 pigs yarded and sold fourat 10s Gd to 2Gs each. t • "■ ■ 1'Durham bull 25s. ' ' .... : ] 1 store cattlo at 5Gs each. I also sold privately 80 bacon, piga'-at from 2Gs to -15s each.
The Czar's Cup. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
The Ozar's Cup. There is ti tragic interest attached to the' Moscow-.cups 'Which were part o£ the Czar's gifts, and. the scramble for wliich brought about the 'terrible crash and loss of life. The cups are made of white enamel, ornamented with ' Scla vonic tracery design in light blue and red. On one side is' the Russian Im perial eagle, and on the other the initials N.I. (Nicholas Imiwrator). The Enamel Company of Vienna were the manufacturers, and they claim to have turned out six hundred thousand in two months, an output of ten thousand a day. • . Although not Invaluable Intrinsi cally, these cups will be jealously pre served in nvany, a Russian household as a memento of mourning, although they were Intended to mark an occasion of a very different character. ^rmted in AVte South IValtt
A Bill Ville Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
nA BillVillc Wedding. ■'"--We are pleasect to'be able ,to^. record one of those ;; delightful social functions are; all too infrequent' in •Bill-' iyille, .but •; which,'; when- they; .docome '.'off, create pleasure .to one and-all. We' refer to; the wedding of Billy. Sftaver, tlie affable, urbane, and de-. •'«en'odly;popiilar''liptiBi''bArber,/aiia Miss"' Maggie ; M'Sii iI'feri,r one ■■' of • - Bill vill6's popular society, belles, and-, second; daugh ter of our highly respeet'ed .'-fellow-' eitlsieii,. •Mh,.-Pete M'Sniffen, -wii'o keeps the 'butcher: shop on K-street, and who. is: lieiiig prominently mentioned: as a ::camdid'a.tSvior";'jn8tic6.-of''.'tfie''pea'C6; in. I eaSe* -Mr;?Bill .Pluiiltett, tlie present" ift cn-mbent of that' oflice; does not recover from, ilie "brutal'. welt -lie' gdt over the: liead' for rendering a decision for tlie: plaintiff in tlie assault -and battery case of Huggiii9, v.. Gpogins last Aveelc; : ;,f'rI?tievweddihg aboy.e referred^to passed tofD. wit...
A Yorkshireman's Look at the Queen. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
A Yorksliircinan's Look at the 4£uecii. Tn the days when Prince Albert had come to woo tlu' (Juimmi of England, the 'ermyd of people who wished to cat.dh a glimpse of royalty. as it prn»u>im&lt;lt4l upon" t'lio terrace at Windsor Cani'le, was-gmitly increased by reason of the .general interest .in .Hie young couple. One day "a yoi'k^li'lri»iii;ui, who had de torniiiiod . to get a food look ivt t'iio .;Queoii, appeared at tli.c gates by which ;tli'e spectators were usually admitted, -aml-tlnis acfeosted'a man; a footman evi dently, -.who -was a't~ that, moment cross-.' -lng.;'the:WuiUyard :' " t6qk--.liijre,-.J6'lin, Rcftiert, whatever t%ey &lt;ial] yop, I;c^o!orh from the;country;" ' "'So'I-lidar." isaid the footman. " Wdl, .I've nd-ver seen t'.'Qpeon, and I want to get a good sight of her. , Now,, •d'an't you just- let .me - through them •gates,-yust- afore t'~,rest-o' tV folks ? 1 • wauit-to get-a good 'place, you see;" .." "Well,, sir," said the? man, " I; don'...
The Wealthiest of Nations. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
; Tlie Wcalthiest fo'f" Nations. Th'e'jwcriith of the 'American .people, to day-surpasses that of any otier nation, , pa's't-dr prGiseht. •' This * id' "/wUia t' "tli e Americans would call " a tal 1 orclcir," •l)iit the sta foment is capabltf'^of proof,. and it,,will ibe.a. wliolesonief corrective 1:6' our iiisular,purse ^priiloy to... cohsitler the matter. You must remember, too, that all has beeu accomplished. in a ceiitury^-!i; siuallncoinmuiiity-'oi'' squat-! iters,.nn.il l'arineiw has in less' , than': ■. a hundred years -becpuie one/of-.tli'eisreat • est' (if'liot"the' gi^atest). nations:;the AVdrlcribas'evev'rsiiei'.*', , \ -.The £levelop'!neJit'r 'of'. the intellectual and; industrial power of ;tliei States' liai jji. the Isi^t seventy ;.yoars cbeeiirstuperi-; ;(lpus, but our.immediate,. coijcej'nyis - not! •:\Vi-tli'' that; but with' th^'! iiiaryellous .'growth ;iii:'+he wealth of Ilepiiblie. : TJie. eqnens taken '.in 1S2()-showed the wcaltl.u.ot;; ihej Statesvas;-!j;r,000...
A Novice on Wheels. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
,4 V«vicp. oil WIimIs. Ho strode into the second-hand,-bicycle dealer's with a look of rage upon his taco. ■ . . . Say, this is '.a pretty deal you have given me.' "Wby^it would take a',eteam engiue to iurri'ish' power, enough to run this.machine."!1" . v Why;. ;wliat is! the' matter, with at ?" aslcei^tbe dealer, alarmed at the grow iiig'r'age,. 01' tlve .customer of the- day be "fore?1"' : flatter ! matter enougli. .-.-You told ••me tliis was:an easy-running'machine, and you-can't make it budge. ' 1-oiled it • freshly tliis morning- just before'.going out,- andiu live minutes, sir, It was like drawing; a load of stone." 1 " Sure you usedpure oil ?" " Used tlie stuff you gave me in the bottle. " Bad enough, ; probably." ,. •" Iu the bottle ? ; \V;hy, man, I didn't give you any -bottle of oil. Vlt is in a can.".: ; ''v.; " Can, eh ? AYell, what do you call that V" said the irate man as lie took the.bottle out 'of the leather ease. "I put it iu tlie bearings, jiist as you told me." •...
Pith and Point. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
Pitli and Point. All moths produce some form of silk. AbouI. 4,000,000 of people in China are habitual opium smokers. Many miners in the Transvaal earn about £30 a month, and pay one-fifth of it for their hoard. During seven months out ipf the twelve the temperature of the sea is ..higher than that of the air. " ' Barceiona'ls the centre of the manufac ture of cigarette paper. Two houses alone produce 180,000 reams a year. A tiny electric light fastened to the end of a pencil is a recent invention to enable reporters - to - make .notes in darkness. - -In-the-privacy of'his study^ the Em peror William is: accustomed to:.smoke a :big chlna^bowied pipe of the' typical Ger man kind. :• . Of,all--the sovereigns in the'-world, the •Shaft of .•Persia- Ts - said ,ito/: jjossess the largest-treasure' in gold ornaments, the whole -being.valued artwelve^riiillions of pounds. ^ Elephants.,In- Africa are becoming so scarce that it is proposed to establish protected reteser vat ions.for them on t...
A New Stimulant. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
A New Stimulant. / .This .is > a'drug called theobromine. It ' Is said to net favourably in cases of palpitation and flatulence of a nervous oharacter. Mi'. I». V. West tells us' that ) he administered it to a patient suffering' thus .without her. knowledge, and that the '..theobromine removed the palpita tion and " pains in the heart," and had a. marked influence on digestion. Theo-' bromine Is the active principle of good cocoh, and we are told it is not like caffeine, a cumulative drug; that it lias not the exciting qualities of caffeine— the active principle, of coffee—and that it may be taken for a long time without injurious effects, and is invaluable in heart disease. Well, I have to bid my readers beware of it unless prescribed by. a doctor. That murderous drug, hy drate of chloral, which led so many people tq insanity and death, was crackon nn m a similar way. -Dr. Gor don Stables.
Healing Philosophy. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
: Healing Philosophy. ' In an,article on " Heattng Philosophy" -in the "Metaphysical Magazine" there is ari' interesting account of a certain sect in Japan. The .principal theorjr- of , the-sect is that right-thinkings in Vail, things will heal diseases and bringgood fortune. There are two spirits in tlie world—the spirit-of the Sun God, which. is called Yo-ki, and. the spirit of gloom and darkness .named In-ki. The spirit Yo-ki' : makes si... man 'courageous and-, cheerful;.' and consequently long-lived—: "but "In:ki makes the heart gloomy arid brings' d^atli. One becomes inspired •with Yo-ki by the practice, of , holy breathing, which consists in standing in ■the morning sunshine, and breathing hard for-a'"certain-time. One must,: of course,, banish all In-ki thoughts; There is, no doubt, a. great deal in this, and we shall, certainly try this " holy breathing'.' on th&lt;? first opportunity. If we could only turn on sunshine when we liked in lion don, we should all feel h...
The Ma[?]men of Rotten Row. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
_ r-v-TRc ? i tSn? K« I : sP^eqe :^iav©ii'ollowOcN(;>:ic!]i other ■ in' a . continuous series ever -since'-! call.-- re-. . !Ueui^er ".jyfaMiiad.iike." .in tlie:; v*r iGVa;plijc/')^ c. is 7tlie fol-: 'lowirig.-.ktotj';' ^^o'iueei^n'fq^ii yearp ago tUos61'!>Vi)bM^veiV%ic^n&iiten^,rTjHle Park noti cetl a f ai rfly '-Jivbl res'sfyl: 111a nr wh o ! evcuy'dajrisafc.alito&sU5ftM;life"'same-seat, a •, 1«u;ge.' ■ba nd an a ^adia iid ke reh! ef i>a r 11 y , covering -Ills. ;trpix.^«s^,K;t.;ion^'t.,l) . the 'lmrtij[:n)A'l^f^^s'^'^vy^e^lTnc known. ''OueHlay, while1;he a-iici his .wife, were to gether in.'tfie" iiovfj, the';lat'tDr took' ad-; • Vaii isCge";6ftJjie crSwfl ::to'sli p away .from ■ him, aivd' in'obablr/^elbije-jwith some other nianr>vriie (liscoiiSolate and de meivted liusbandi'Jio^yqyer, merely sup posed :tliiat.,tlie;.ja^lj;:^g,d. loyt.ihim, .and , .ifor many years he.'haunted the -How 1with'the' 'hbi)'e^Vtli.^ jie iiiight 'find her. His' special delus...
The Home. The Air We Breathe. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 April 1898
The Home. The Aii' We Breathe. ■ That the air we breathe. should, be pure 'arid sufficient- in quantity :s a -matter 'We cannot- bo :to'o careful about. As-a general rule, people are not noarjy. particular enough about this," and i?pr liaps a few hints may notice ijijite ;u^e ■iless.-.......v ;. It- is aiiite.'impossiblQi.to rnake -.the-'jln dobr' ■ air, as'! pure as.. t£at'. Ivyliibli , you, breathe "qutside' wliat'dver v^buVmay !:&lt;to i bit . it- IS pogsLbie.'to, 'secjite yei-y#;r^uchV purey'air in .your ^poms^liari^thafj.jrpy^v often> brea^6§di('^Ith6ugh'^|i;^ay 'jatiou^; 'bther matters be most ;cu^fifii''ari(il T)ai'-' tieular: to. haye cleajjllnejj^.&t^'lMiy.:iCdst.' 'V Bronchitis, and cdrisumi)tlorj >arij ]qften? cause'd by'breathing ;'bad. "'-Mr.*"\Re'rriemr. ber. that the air :youlbi;eaihV: in'^anyhfobm • Is simply, fllled/i-wltb^swarms -pfi-jiacterla, •with'.'ftiilli'dns ot dried-up body /cells'; from Jtfie' -'Skin,; b'fid - a good' "■ deal' v:0£- •"...