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The United States and "Coloured" Citizens. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
The United States and 'Coloured' Citizens. It is announced that the Ameri cans intend raising an army of '? Southeners ' to serve against Cuba. The word ' Soathener ' is presumably a modest way of describ ing the negro and half-cast element which predominates in the Southern States. This will probabiy mark an important step in the social history of the American people. These negroes were the innocent cause* of the civil war, wherein brother fought against brother, and father against sod, sowing the seed of hatred and bitterness in the white man's breast against the black man. So deeply has this resentment been imbrued in the sentiments of the people of the States that it absolutely drowns their sense of justice, fair play, and equal citizenship. No doubt there have been men in America born of negro parentage who have been remarkable in their time, being -by their intellectual capacity and edu cational attainments, superior to most, and equal to many of the best ; men among the white...
The Coming Coal Crisis. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
The Coming Coal Crisis. Th-re sppears to be a strong disposition ou the part of the miners to hasten on the coming crisis in the coal trade. This opinion, which is general! was borne ont at ihe Ducting of the Wallsend miners on Fri day night, 13th inst., when the followiog resolu 'Od was moved for tut-misMOU to the di- net : 'That, in the opinion of this !odg- , the d strict officer should at once take s:en« to nrooiute & couterence. if D' s^ible. of colliery proprietors who are prepared to com bine and enter into an agreement with the miners, and endeavour to raise the selling price nl coal, a id th-reby cause an advance in wages.' The diliery proprietors, on the oth.r h(.nd, are i-eekiDg the co-operation of the miucrs. to have tfa- w^iuhiug clausts in the (*oal Mii.cs Regulation Act altered, and their c ntention is to tue effect that, unless the enforced weigliinu; of every ekip of coal if abolished, eith r the mines must be ehut down or mincrti' wages re .uced. &s...
Train Delayed. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
Train Delayed. The passenger trim due at Murrurandi at 5.51 p.m was over in hour late on Monday evening last. From what we can learn it would appear th»t upon arrival at Gosford an examination of tLe tender allowed that a portion of the gear connected with one of the wheels hnd ^iven way. thus throwing un due weight on the other wheels, and creating a liability of the tender to leave Ihj rails, ft was also found that it hud what ie termed ft ' hot bux.' Ti.e mishap occasioned a de lay of about an bour.
Pretty Walls. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
Pretty Walls. 'Pretty walls' we are , determined to ?have, and rightly ao, ijiit tiieir decora tion need not be. expensive. Indeed, wall-papers now can be had which are: really artistic for a very small sum of money, and as they are things which db not last clean for any length of time, it is well not to place too great a strain on the domestic exchequer for them, but to buy something inexpensive which may be easily replaced whenever it seems necessary. No room can be healthy with dirty walls, and certainly dust-resisting walJ-papers are those with a satin-like finish, so 'these are to be recommended for good wearing qualities. In choosing papers, remember that for low rooms dadoes and friezes should be avoided, and patterns should be chosen having perpendicular lines in them. Dark papers have 'the effect of making the rooms look smaller, while light ones give an idea of air and space which is pleasant. Be careful in- choosing a paper to see that it looks well by artifi cial light, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
AGEKTS FOR THIS NEWSPAPER. IN SVDNEY, MELBOURNE. 4 LONDON. igpYaraEyy.vyyy.v.v.v-.yy.v.v.y.Yj/^.v^.v.v.vy.Y.v/^ riKWy^vw'1J^iAWr/':OrY):J':J'^'^^*'^ ; look at this! Sple#f Value for yonr Money. j ?L-«ssJ*vv^ OUR ^.^l»-Vf»Q^JU^I8 BEa^BKABLE VALUE:' CTniT £ $ You can Obtain A HALF-CHEST (40-lbe.) of FINE NEW r UI £bO SEASON'S CHOICE TEA; 70-lb. bag of Company's No. 1 Sugar ; and a Dinner Sot of 50 pieces, consisting of 1 dozen 10-inch prates, 1 doeen 8-inch plates, 1 do8en6-incb plates, 2 12-inch meat dishes, I 14-inoh meat dish, 1 16-inch moatdtBh. 1 sauce bowl, 1 sauefi tureen, cover, stuud and ladle, 2 vegetable dishes, 1 doz. i white and gold cups and saucers, 1 set three jugs (white and gold or fancy pattern). WONDERFUL VALUE.eJ- -S&OUR SURPRISE PARCEL. JCfuff & f\ You can Obtain 70 -lb. bag of Company's No. I Sugar, a 20-lb. ? VI &t& tin of Full Flavoured Now Season's Panyong Tea, 6-lb. Raisins, 6-lb. Currants, 1-lb. tin of Baking Powder, 1-lb. Ca...
Railway Time Table. APRIL 3RD, 1898 MURRURUNDI TO SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
Railway Time Table. APRIL, Skd, J898 JIUEHUBUNDI TO SYDNEY. The passenger train leaves Murrurundi at 1 21 p rn. daily (Sunday excepled), arriving atSit.gteton 3.4* p.m., Newcastle 5.37 p.m. wd Sydmy at 9.45 p.m. The mail train leaves at 4.29 a.m. daily (Sunday excepted) arriving at Singleton (33 a.m., Newcastle 8.5 a.m., and Sydney »t 11.40 a.m. The fare* to each of the principal stations ju route are as under :— ? ~~~ I Singles Returns 1 Holiday . Stations ! Excursion . |ld galllcl 2dl -cl, 2d ? i ' id ? da 4 ? d a.d a (i ?Bl«.«orai 10, 7, 1 81 l\(\:ji\ M- Wingcn ... 2 .8 1 El 4 0 2 .« 3 .'J 2* Sous -.: * 7 3 1 7'0 * tfe '3pf 2-. Aberdeen., fi 3 4 3 9 H 6 6 8 6 5 9 Muswellbh 8 0] 5 3:11 9 S 0:10 4 7 0 Singleton.. 14 0 9 3 21 014 0]l8 6 12 6 W. Maitld. 19 9 13 3 29 6 19 9 26 0 17 6 Hi -h street 19 9113 3 29 9 20 0 26 3 17 9 E. Maitl'd. 20 0 13 6 30 0 20 3 26 9 18 0 Hamilton.. 23 3 15 6 34 9 23 3 29 9 19 9 Honpys'kle23 6I5 6'35 3 2S 3|29 9] 19 9 Newcastle 123 «. 15 3 35 323 9 31 Z.'l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
WATERBURY WATCH COMPANY.! WATERBURY , WATCHES DIRECT FROM OUR OWN FACTORY TO THE PUBLIC. 'Half the Usual Prices charged.' ^jOgitta^. 8EKD YOUR ORDERS TO #a% A SAUNDERS, Jeweller, I^&BfJO 815 Georgd Street, Sydney (opp. Railway station) The Wonderful WATERBURY WATCHES. 'Bffrarftof fraudi,' who will s.11 v..u any onnmim.' ; vc urtitle to make a big profit. The Waterburv are tht Cheaixat, StrouvcM, and ui- st Reliable Wiwli s nude. ' None to equal them in Price, Quality or Perfect Timekeepers.' The old Favourito, 13/6 ; A. Sannders' price, 8/6 The New Short Wind Jewelled action, 21/-; A. Saanderg' price, xi/G Exlm (Jusiity, Series J, Jewelled action, 27 J6; A. Sannders1 price, XC/6 Pure Solid Silver, Extra Jewelled, £3/-/-; A. Bacndera' price, 37/G Gold WaUrbury, wonderful value, 6/-/-; -A. Saundert' price, £2/15 '- All our Watches are regulated and adjusted to stand hard riding and knocking about. ' Try ore j and you'll never regrot it.' I V^**Sv Strong White Metal Chains to m...
Our Position in Sleep. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
Our Position in Sleep. The influence of the direction in which the human body reclines in sleep, though often discussed, is doubtless generally regarded as a very trivial question. So eminent a medical man as Sir B. XV. Richardson has taken up the matter, however, and declares that tlie effect of the earth's rotation has not ?been properly investigated, and tnat it is prdbably of much importance, espe cially to invalids, feeble, and sleepless people. The rapid motion of the earth tends to affect the circulation. The blood is inclined towards the head or away frcm it, according as the head is placed towards the east or west, and Dr. Richardson finds he sleeps most comfortably, and awakens more readily, with the head in the westerly directian.
The Hour Before Dawn. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
The Hour Before Dawn. A curious fact, never yet explained, is the temporary uneasiness of animals about an hour before daivn, 110 mat!02 at what hi.ur this occurs. Children turn and moan, elderly people awaken and turn over for another sleep, cocks crow, dogs liecome uneasy, and horses and cattle move about for a : short period, ?when stillness returns for a time. What asked, affected by some magnetic wave wli'lah precedes sunlight ah hour or so, or is the habit one of heredity, passed down through numberless generations from an original wild state when- an alertness just before daylight was neces sary for protection from enemies ?
That Masterful Yankee. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
That Masterful Yankee. Tbe writings of Mark Twain are full of in struction ns well as bumor. Possibly you have read that wonderful story of his culled '? A Yankee nt King Arthur's Court.' The hero is a ckiMed mechanic, the foreman of a great factory in America. He is accidental ly killed, ns we would say ; but. instead of getting bis body depobiud in the grave, as happen? to the most of us he roraes to life again, ami finds bimself at the Com t -if King Arthur in England in the sixth century, 1,300 years before ho was born. That was a time of deep ignorance and superstition ; people were but children then. So witli his knowledge and bis nineteenth cen'nry traiq ing he snon becomes master of everbody and everything. He controls tbe Government and runs the whole country — exactly as a college professor would be superior to all the children if he should take it into his bead to join a class at a parish school Mow let us see what this idea may mean to you or to In the autumn of 1873 Mr....
The Hospital Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
The Hospital Ball. The Committee elected in connection niih the nb.jve ftstivit.v eunsift of the fol owiug ladies :— Mcsdamos Wilsun, Goard. M ore. Lonpr, Tliom|json, B. Ifayrtou. Sttinrt Haydou, J. Seivl, \li6ses Wood. Hay Jon, and Finch, and Mrs Bell, Hon. Secretary and Treasurer. At a recond meeting h.-ld nt 3 p.m. on Tues day last, letters were received irom s veral other ladies wbo foui ?) th mpnlves unable to set upon the Comuiitice ibis year. After some discupRion it was anaiiL'ed that ttte H- fcpilfli Ba 1 should take p ace on Wednes day. June ]5th. unrt the Juvenile Kane; Dress Ball on the following evening. June iGth. the -!ates at first ptopnsed not wetting 'itb the approval 'f the wliole Committee. 1 lit- (.nils will bn h.-ld in ihe O.i.lfel'ow-' Hull, anu the Secretur? has received instruc tions to procure »ood mu«ic. The collectors appointed to canvass Murrurundi and (iay donto:i were Uewiatnes U'-niv, Lous. Goard, J. Seivl. Stuart H ydon. and Bel! ; for for BlMidfoni....
The "Better Bill" Fallacy. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
The 'Better Bill' Fal lacy. (By CoKswTtJMONALisr.) One~of the lures which tlie Anti Federals hold out, to entice us away from the Union that is within our grasp, is that if we reject this Bill we can set to work to Federate under a ' Better Bill.' They say, very plausibly-, that 'the Bill of 1898 is admittedly better tliau the Bill of 16111 ; therefore tlie Bill of 1900 will be better still.' But the analogy is a false one. Tbe Bill of 1891. excellent as it wr«, was a first draft ; it was struck oft in one session, at a time when federal ideas were quite new to all but a ver; few of the Convention, and before every phase of the question had received the thorough discussion which it has since had. Besides, the Bill lacked one essential of a popular Constitution ; it had not the people's initiative behind it, nor the people's co u fid nee to support ii. A new s -art w. s inerrable, and the new start was made, under tbe Federal Enabling Acts, by the election of representatives by the p...
Business Change. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
Business Chance. Mr. Charles Marks announces in our ad vertising columns that he has takeo over the business hitherto carried on by Mr. A. Diamond at Baydonton. aud trufts by civili ty, attention to busines1-, asd moderate charg-e. to merit a continuance of the sap port accorded to his predec: tuor. Certainly th^ best m--iicin-* Ki.own is Sander & Soi'S Eui-ahpti Ext 'act Test its emiuently poweriul effects iw coiig' s, cold?, iuQuenza*-the r. l.o1 is inetantaueous. In sen. .us ruses and academe, I'c they woudiIb, burns, scalding?, bruises, spraiui-, it is the Eaiest remedy no vnellibi', i.o inflamu:at:on. Ltke eurprisirig effects |.r'duc d in croup, diphtheria, bronchitis, iuQamuacion of the lungs, swelliDg, etc. ; niarrhcca. (iysentery, dibCiises of the kiduty aud uiioary organs. In use at hospitals and medical clinius all over the globe ; patrouised by His lltjesty, the King of Italy, and crowned with medals and diploma at International Kjchibia.n, Amekrdam. Insist on get...
Short Story. The Spawn of Fortune. (Concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 21 May 1898
Short Story. The Spawn of Fortune. (Conduced.) T5he stranger itand stortedito his feet. Ills eyes great and full of (ire, ihis hands clinched, above (his head. Whirling round and flaolng Arthur Bra'ekonbrid£e lie demanded : ' Why would, you kill .yourself ?' . ' I have lost 'any fortune, and ? ' ' Wdiat is that ? You talk of eowa rds ! I thouglht yoii valiant, ytiu - thought yourself so ! Bali ! wOiy .waste good powder and bail. You fear to live be cause, perchance, your circumstances may not be quite so .pleateaat as ,for uieriy. Sordid coward.' , ' It's not altogether « matter of money,' faltered the young man. The stranger kept ihis eyes fixed upon Biim. ' There's a warrant— — ' ' T,hen you are & criminal ?' ,'No, I am not' ' - ' WJiy iflie waruaitt ?' .' . ' My partner ihas landed us both in fraudulent bankruptcy — ' ? . 'Are you innocent 7' , 'Absolutely.' , : ? \. ,'.:_.? ''r. I' And you fear 7' ? :????«???. ? .. 'Well, there Is as miich; fShanie as fear ? ' ? ? ' You ...