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Small Debts Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Small Debts Court. Only one case was called on in the Small Debts Court and, as the parties did not appear, it was struck out. The P.M. said he wanted to say a word or two, before they closed the Small Debts Court, in reference to an application by Mr. J. Hicks for ap pointment as Small Debts Court Bailiff. He understood that Mr, Hicks had last week been appointed by the local Bench of Magistrates, to the position for which he was now applying. Mr. Hicks, who was present in his official capacity as Small Debts Court Bailiff, stated that he understood that he had been appointed as District Court Bailiff and Court Keeper, as that was the position foi which he had ap plied. He had not previously applied for the position of Small Debts Court Bailiff. The P.M. stated that the local Bench had power only to appoint the Small Court Bailiff. The District Court Debts Bailiff would be appointed by the Judge. He therefore handed the application back to Mr. Hicks. In a recent '• Breach of] Promi...
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
The Weather. The following rainfall was registered at the local Post and' Telegraph Office up to 9 o'clock yesterday morning :— Armidale, 4 points Branxton, 31 points Bendemeer, 15 points Boggabri, 24 points Bingara, 10 points Brewarrma, 55 points." Clarence Heads, 63 points Cassilis, 1 point Dungog, 2 points Denman, 12 points ' Gundy, 4 points Gunnedah, 2r points Grafton, 42 points • Jerry's Plains, 22 points Muswellbrook, 3 points IVIurrurundi, 2 points Merriwa, 5 points • Manilla, 50 points Millie, 48 points Moree, 69 points Mogil Mogil, 55 points •. Mungmdi, 49 points Narrabri, 46 points Nundle, 6 .points Pilliga, 98 points Quinndi, 34 points Raymond Terrace, 8 points' Sydney, 15 points . Singleton, 32 points Scone, 7 points Tamwortli, 28 points Tenterfield, 2 points Werns Creek, 21 points Waiialda, 63 [joints Wee Waa, 63 points Walgett, 53 points Yetman, 56 points Tlio Europoau Powers have protested nguiust tho special war tax proposed to bo imposed by America oil foreign shipp...
Cable News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Cable News. The barque Oregon has arrived at Pio Janeiro, plague stricken. Twelve of the crew have died of the plague. An aagry debate took place in the House of Commons last week over the correspondence which has been pub lished in a Parliamentary Bluebook with regard to the British policy in China. Sir "William Harcourt, the leader of the Opposition, declared that the negotiations which had been called on had resulted in a series of triumphs for Russia. Sir Charles Dilke and Lord Charlos Beresford condemned the withdrawal of British warships from Port Arthur. Mr. A. J. Balfour, the loader of the Govern ment and Acting-Minister for Foreign Affairs, denied that there had been any abrogation of the Tientsin treaty as had been alleged. Great Britain had, without subscribing the Chinese loan of £16,000,000, obtair.ed nearly all it had hoped to secure through its agency. It was never intended that the British warships should remain at Port Arthur, and so far from Russia having achieved ...
Painless Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Painless Dentistry. MR. W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist (late with Dental Hospital Co., Newcastlo and Maitland), visits MUSWELLBROOK, Monday, May. 30tli, till Saturday,) Juno 4th, at Phillips's Hotel. ABERDEEN, Saturday, April 30th, at Phillips's Hotel. Teeth extracted Painlessly, 2s Gd. Upper or lower sets of artificial teeth from a guinea per set. Teeth scaled and cleaned 5s. Chil dren's teeth regulated. Fillings from 2s Gd. Misfitting plates remodelled. All work guaranteed to be of first-class quality, and at less than Sydney prices. Consultation Free. Do not pay exorbitant prices elsewhere, but come and see W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist (registernd)..
Auction Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Auction Sales. Me. A. Gibson will offer at his sale rooms, Sydney Street, on Thursday, at 12 o'clock, farm produce, etc., blank ets, store pigs, etc. Corbett and Simpson will sell at Scone yards, on Thursday, 5tb inst., 2500 sheep. Edward Higgens will sell at the Farmers' Union, on Thursday, 5 h instant, 100 pigs. For particulars see advertisements.
Homebush Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Homebush Stock Sales. Sheep.—31,251 were yarded, generally of good avorage quality. Lato rates were rauiutaincd only at the opening ; us sales pro gressed a decline in values became noticeable, more so for the medium olasses, wliioh con stituted the bulk of the-supply. Lambs were moderately supplied and values unultered. Prime crossbred wethers to lis Gd, good at 8s Gd to 9s Gd, medium at Gs Gd to, 7s Gd ; prime crossbred owes to Us 4d, good at Gs Gd.to Ts Gd ; prime merino wethers to 9sGd, tops 10s Gd, good at Gs Gd to 7s Gd, medium'at os ; prime merino owes to 7s Id, good at 5s to 6s, medium at 4s ; prime lambs at 8s, good at Gs Gd, medium at 4s Gd; Cattle.—1170 were yarded. The quality generally were - medium to good, with a sprinkling of prime. Tlio market opened firm to the usual attendance, aed hardened as sales progressed, '.prime descriptions showing a quotable rise in values. Prime yards of bullocks. £G 8s, odd beasts £0 los ; good £5 to £5 10s, medium £3 los ; prime yards ...
The Maori Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
The Maori Trouble. A New Zealand telegram says •— Local attention has been diverted from the wnr between America and Spain to one of our own. For a couple of years there h ss been trouble brewing among the natives in Hokianga district and Bay of Plenty because of the the dog tnx. This discontent has been fanned by fa natical leaders, and in consequence the settlers have left their homes. On Saturday Inspector Hickson, of Auckland, had reasou to believe mat ters would be settled; but more serious news from the disaffected districts has, it appears, reached Wel lington, and orders were received on Sunday for the dispatch of an armed force from Auckland. These men, numbering 35, under Captain Coyle, were brought over from the North Shore at half-past 2 this morning, and had with them one Maxim gun, 2000 rounds of ammu nition, and 8000 rounds for carbinos and revolvers. The Permanent Force, with a num ber of police, under Inspector Hick son, was dispatched by special train to Onehunga. ...
Sydney Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Sydney Produce Market. Wheat.—New South "Wales, inferior now 3a 9d to 4s, prime 'Is 2d lo 4s 3d. Ohiokwheat.—3s to 3s Id, screenings 2s 2d to 28 Gd. Flour.—Firm nt £11. Barloy.—Cape, 3a Id. Bran.—lOd. Pollard— lOAd to lid. Chaff.—Looal medium £3 .10s; good, £3 15is choice, £4 to £4:10s ; imported from £3 los ; good; £3 15s ; choice from £4 tp £4 7s6d. ' :■ Oaten Ilay.—Prime; rack, £4 to £4 12s Gd ;• medium from. £3 Ids ; chaffing, £3 to £3 12s od. . • • • .~ 'Lueorne Hay.—Hunter Rivor prime £'2 17s to £3 10s; medium from £2 .12s Gd, inr land in trusses ; £2 2s Gd to £2 os ; small bules from los to £4. Straw—N.S.W bundlod, to £2 5s: dorriok, £2 to £2 10s ; imported derriok £2 to £2 2a Gd. Oats.—Prime feed 2s Gd ;/.good, 2s 5d ; medium 2s 4d ; Tartarian seed 2s 8d. M aizo.—Good 2s 6d. Potatoes.—N.S.W. medium £•! :17s • Gd to £d;,17s Gd, .imported Tasmanian Circu lars toiiG-j Now Zealand from .-65 to £5 09' ' ■ ' '' •' '■ Onions.—Now Zealand, from £7 to £7 12h Gd. ; Cheese.—N.S.W., lar...
A Bolter. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
A Bolter. An exciting chnse was witnessed in Scone on Saturday afternoon. A liorse attached to a tip-dray started off while the driver was putting the front and tail boards into position, and the reins not being within his reach he j umped from the cart and rushed to the horse's head and en deavored to stop it. The horse, how ever, had too much way on, and knocking the driver to one side rushed off along the Aberdeen road at top speed. On reaching the turn off road to Stewart's Brook the horse, to the surprise of all who were looking on, turned round sharp, without over turning the dray, though the wheels skidded some distance, and proceeded to make the pace towards Gundy. A gentleman who had hig horse in a smithy close by sprang into the saddle and gave chase. After covering about three-quarters of a mile the runaway was overtaken,'but it was not till more than another quarter of a mile had been travelled that a cap ture was effected.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
Tlio total rovenue of Now South Wales for tho month of April amount ed to £917,000, showing nn iucronso of £12d,000 as compared with tho cor responding month of last yenr. \\TANTIiD, by nn cxpnriencod Dairy V? Warmer, with excellent preferences, GOOD DAIRY FARM ON THE HALVI.S .rt ddrcss— OST, on 19tli April, a fine-twisted GOLD fl J NECK CHAIN with nobs, between School of Arts and Sktllatar Reward on returning same to Mr. E. BOWMAN, Slcellutar, Muswellbrook. rpENDERS are invited for CHIPPING 1 and CLEARING BICYCLE TRACK onJSHO.W GROUND. Tonders close on Thursday, 5th instant, with DENIS DALY, Jamberoo. T. If. IilXON, Hon. Sec. Athletic Club. 100-FIGS-100 Thursday, May 5, — 1898— At the Fanners' Union. Edward i-iiggens (for mi, ciari:, & Co.) will sell ou above date, at 2 p.m. 100 well-bred store PIGS, on a/c Northern Agents. 2500 SHEEP. SCOWB. Thursday, lay 5, '98. ."""lorbett & simprfon will sell on above \J date, aL boone YARDS, a/o w. Lynch : 1000 wethers, fatteni...
COMMERCIAL. Maltland Markets. H. J. MARSHALL'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
COMMERCIAL. Maltland Markets. II. J. MAllsnALIi's REPORT. Fat' Cattle.—A fairly large supply yarded lo a good attendance of buy ers, includiug a representative from the Aberdeen Freeziug Works. Con signments consisted of cattle ranging' in quality from medium to prime. Sales opened at last week's rates, but as business progressed the market livened considerabty, and closed firm at an advance on opening rates. My sales comprise—On account Theo. Cooper, 52 bullocks at £4- 18s, aver aging £4. lis 2d, 2 cows at £3 8s; J. West, cows £2 to £3 2s, light heifers at £1 6s ; A. S. Hall,. 6 cows at £1 8s to £2 Is Gd ; T. E ither, bul locks at £3 3s, cows at. £2 9s • to £2 19s ; J. Smith cows at £3 8?. „ Fat Calves.—Prime vealers are in good request and sell readily at ex cellent prices. Rough sorts are not so much in request Fat Sheep.—The supply was the largest forward for many years—6000 being yarded. Buyers were in strong evidence, including graziers, who op erated freely, also a buyer for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
American Jingoes urge the immedi ate bombardment of Havana. It is rumored that Mr. J. M. Barrie will clear £60,000 by the drama tised version of "The Little Min ister." SANDER & SONS' EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Under the distinguished patronage of His Majesty the Kiiij? of Italy, as per communication made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, through the Consul General for Italy, at Melbourne, March 14, 1878. Awarded diploma at the Amsterdam Exhibition, 1883. Acknowledged bv Medical Clinics and Univer sities all over the Globe. There are imitations of Eucalypti Kxtmcfc in the market, produced of simple distillation, forming crude, icsinous oils. In order that these crude oils may not be mistaken for our pure Volatile Eucalypti Extract, which is recognised by the Medical Division of the Prussian Government to be of perfectly pure origin, as per information for warded to us through the Consul at Melbourne, March 2, 1878, we state It is proved by tests made by the Medical Clinics of the...
The Difficulties of Democracy. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 4 May 1898
The Difficulties of Democracy. In the bright speech which Mr. John Morley delivered at the Passmore Ed wards Settlement (says the Spectator), he let fall an obiter dictum which greatly interested us as politicians. It was only a remark that the United States is going beyond this country on the democratic road had not con quered, had, possibly rather exagger ated, her social difficulties; but we think we may gather from it that Mr. Morley, like most reflective Radicals of our time, is greatly impressed, it may be even appalled, by the increased difficulty of governing which the use of democracy as the grand instrument of government involves. If that is the case, we wish Mr. Morley, who, though a politician, has a detached mind, would help us all and interest us all by delivering a speech substantially upon that subject alone. It is becoming an urgent one, il only for two reasons. One is that the short list of statesmen who have the initiative in governing mankind feel this difficulty...
A Narrow Escape. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 7 May 1898
A Narrow Escape. Ox Thursday morning, as Mr. Thomas Hogan, of the Wyboug, was driving into town with a can of cream he bad a rather exciting experience. When coming down Overton Hill the back band of the harness gave way, the shafts dropped, and the horse made off. Mr. Hogan jumped out of the cart, but with great determination stuck to the reins, and when Sergeant Forrest and Mr. W. Ireland, (who witnessed the mishap from a few hun dred yards distance and at once gal loped up) arrived on the scene he had almost succeeded in bringing the horse to a standstill. The horse, how ever, had got broadside on to the cart, one of the shafts of which was under neath and the other behind the animal. With the aid of the gentlemen named matters were soon set right, and Mr. Ifoeran was able to proceed on his way. Little or no damage was done, j aad Mr. Hogan is to bo congratulated | on coming out of the ordeal un-! injured. I
CHAPTER XL. THE CABARET DE PUITS DE-NOE. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 7 May 1898
CHAPTER XL. THE CABAHIST DK PUIT3 IJR-NOR. This mem, attired in tho blouse, whom we have Been traversing with long and. rapid strides the Salle des Pas-PcwluH, whom wo have hoard (during the ofx jiedition of the architect Giraud, Gen eral Hcuriot and Iliehard) converting with the turnkey loft to guard the bu)) terrnncan ])as&lt;m,ge, thin enraged patriot, who had introduced himself to Simon as liaviug carried the head of the Prineem do Lnmballe, found himself, on the n«xt evening, about seven o'clock, at tho Cabaret du Pttite-de-Noo, Hituated, as we have said, at tho corner of La Hue lie la Viollo Draperie. ■ He wftfl seatfc.i at tho cuil of a ilirty room, redolet ot tobacco and candlos, pretondiug to de vout- a plate of fish swimming, in black butter. The room whore ho supped wan nearly dosortcd ; two or three habitues of tho house alono remained after tho rest who enjoyed tho privilege of a daily visit to this establishment. Tho tables were, for the most part, empty, but w...
WHERE COCOANUTS COME FROM. AND HOW THEY GROW. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 7 May 1898
«RE COCOANUTS COME FROM. AMD HOW THEY CROW. Although tho truo and original home of tlio cnooanufc is India and tho South Soa Islands, ib has become so widely! difl'usod by tho hand of man and tho wavoa of tho ocean that it is now a prominonb feature in almost ovory tropi cal portion of tho glolie, covering between 3,000,000 and 4,000,000 acres with its beautiful palms, and numbering about 250,000,000 (reus, yielding annually 10,000,000,000 of cocoanuts. A recent approximate estimate of .tho aioa cultivated with tho cocoanut palm gave thofollowingresnlt:—British India1 and dependencies, 300,000 ; Central America, 250,000 ; Ceylon, 300,000 ;' Eastern Archipelago and Colonies, 350,000; Java and Sumatra, 220,000; Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles, and African coast, 100,000 ; Pacific Islands, including Fiji, New Caledonia &c., 350,000; Siam and Cochin China, 100,000 ; and West Indies, 35,000. Sucli nutB as are wanted for planting are.gathered into heaps, or placed under . sliyda...
Muswelllbrook Athletic Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 7 May 1898
Muswelllbrook Athletic Club. The Bpovts meeting to be held under the auspices of the above Club on the 24th of May (the programme of which appears in our advertising columns) should prove a success. Bicycle sports are made the feature of the meeting, and considering the very liberal prizes allotted for the different events the entries should be numerous for the open events, while the event for local riders only should also re ceive a fair number of entries. Six entries have already been received from Newcastle, including some of the coaly city's best riders, and many more are expected from the same quarter. A great attraction will be a quint which, through the agency of Mr. Tewksbury, is being sent up, with five good riders, by the Austral Cycle Agency, to give an exhibition during the day. These events will be run under the rules of the League of New South Wales Wheelmen, and will appear in colors and numbers. There is also a bicycle race for nou-members, and considering the large ...
CHAPTER XXXIX. THE BOUQUET OF VIOL[?]TS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 7 May 1898
CHAPTER ; XXXIX. : THE BOUQUET OF VIOL "ITS. •As :it migliA be forscte-u,; the felicity of Genevieve'and Maurice was not of long continuanco.- In the tempest'.'.wliich 1111 .'. chains-_the wind and hurls the thunders .••••bolt/.tUo nest -ot. the ,dove is shaken in the tree where it liad retired for shelter. Geueviuve passed from-one terror to ani other. -She no longer feared-for Maisori Rouge, 1 she " now trembled -!6r Maurice. She knew her husband sufficiently'well to. feel convinced, the moment of his dis appearance, he was saved; but, sure of his saiety, she thought now of her own. She "dared not confine her griefs, to the mail, the least- timid, at this epoch when . no one was devoid of fear, but it . was plainly evinced by her red eyes ■ and .pallid cheeks. . ) One day Maurice'softly entered, > so . quietly, indeed, that Genevieve, buried in fl.- profound - reverie, did" not . notice : his rontrance. : He stopped. upon . the threshold and saw Genevieve sitting iin . movable,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 7 May 1898
Painless Dentistry. MR. W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist (Into with Dental Hospital Co., Nowcnstlo unci ilaitlund), visits MUSWJLLLBROOK, Monday, May. 30th, till Saturday,! Juno -1th, at Phillips's Hotel. ABERDEEN, Saturday, April 30th, at Phillips's Hotel. Teeth extracted Painlessly, 2s Gd. Uppor or lower sots of artificial teeth from a guinea per set. Teeth scaled and eloaned 5s. Chil dren's teeth regulated. Fillings from 2s Gd. Misfitting plates remodolled. All work guaranteed to bo of first-class quality, and at less than Sydney prices. Consultation Free. Do not pay exorbitant prices elsewhere, but como and see W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dontisfc (rogistornd).