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Current Notes [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
Current Notes The fares on the Newcastle tram ways on Sundays have been risen. Eisteddfod entries close on Thurs day nest. . ' . . ' - Send your order along to the Carl ton Cafe for Hot XBuns. Shampoo Granules make cleansing and refreshing hair wash. Srom Evans, Chemist. '1/3* : Appelants against Cessnock Shire valuations are -notified that an ap peal court will beiixeld on Tuesday, ,2ifitrAj*n*^f:iq^.;;. ?:?;- Harry Lauder^ the. famous Scotch comedian, who arrived in Sydney on Monday, visited' E&rai. Kurri on Wednesday, where -ii.e ' haa'lbwo brothers worktog-asrijoftl-miners. : : John Colen^ap, h.eia^TOachjpigt.at the ' Newcastle Herttld^ office, imet with a serious^ &c^e0.pnp^eMaf.: morning thpough. 'l^i^^'M^ iirhi drawn into.i^^.xafpj^B.:V.!!!Ebe£eBh was strippeS fcwm^t^feat?n- .- , :. ;: Mr Estell iias d^cl|n^l 4q disoiis^ the question of ,the.'T^ovi^'alle|[a-' tion that he wasop^peii0the.idea; of legislating for the abolition of the. aftornoipn shift. Th^pter w...
Rechabite Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
Rechabite Anniversary. « « - In order to suitably celebrate the anniversary of the- establish ment of a lodge of the Independent Order of Rechabites in Cessnock, a tea and concert was held in the Cesfc nock Hall, last Saturday night. Among the visitors were Bros. T. R. Jones, D.C. (Wallsend), J. H. Kirk, P.D.C.R. (Newcastle), T. Markham, (Newcastle), H. Bear and J. Long worth (New Lambton), and E. Abbott (Wall69nd). A large number sat down to the excellent spread pro vided by the members of the Female Tent. Afcer the tables had been cleared the concert was entered upon, the D.C, Bro. Jones presiding. Songs were rendered by Messrs. J. R. Smith, A. Baillie, H. Edmunds, A. Snedden, W. Bothwell, and Mast er T. Pendlebury, recitations by Mr. W. Howlett, Master A. Willis and Master J. Mimmo, a violin solo, by Miss Neal, and a pianoforte duet by Mr. J. Pitt, and Miss Pitt. Mr. J. Pitt was a most efficient accompan ist, jjunng me evening r.u.n. cer tificates, neatly framed, werepresent ed t...
Cessnock District Hospital. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
Cessnock District Hospital. COMMITTEE MEETING. A largely attended meeting of the Committee of tire Cessnock District Hospital met on' Tuesday evening. The chairman '(Mr. ,M. Baillio), oc cupied the ohair. Correspondence was read from Mr. D. McGeachie forwarding cheque of £50 as a donation to the hospital and from Sid Monks and Co., enclosing a donation of £1/1 which were received with thanks. From Messrs Harris Westcott and Co., promising to do their best re the fencing between the hospital grounds an?! the property of the Pinchen Estate. — Received. From Mr. S. H. Warburtou, manager of Aberdare Sputh Colliery, stating the mine's employees- have agreed to become contributors to the hospit al, and their contributions will be de ducted next pay. — Decided to thank Mr. Warburton and the employees. From the Chief Secretary's Office stating that the Department of Pub lic Works has been asked to instruct the District Works Office at New castle to undertake the erection of a temporary kitc...
No-license League. [To THE EDITOR] [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
No-license League. [to the editor] Sir,-r-Kindly allow me a few line* in your paper in reference to our No license League. We desire the peo ple of Cessnock to know that our League is going strong, and it is our intention to keep it going right up to the next local option poll. Our institution is founded on broad lines, it rises above sect and party, and we have already united men on a broad but clear basis. Our League is open to all that believe in no license and vote accordingly, ft is not necessary for a person to be a total abstainer to join our League. The temperate, moderate and heavy, drinker are heartily -welcomed into our League. The only exception will be -when one is not thought to be a fit and proper person. There are many people that doubt the consistency of the man that drinks and yet votes for no-license, but we take a different view of the actions of these men. The person that takes his or her drink and votes for the abolishment of it is willing to sacrifice then: dr...
Coal Output. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
. - Coal Output. ':. ABE'result- of a question asked in the House by Mr, Kearsley conoem ing , the coal output of the various di6triptsr the following information wa^ tendered. :-—' Northern, 1911, 6,793,646 tons; 19.^2,. £.913,810 fans ;: 1913, 7,402;627ions. Sputh i&ai* 4931, 2.066,621 ^ons; 19i2, 2,172,800 tons ?; 19M 2,081,472 tons; Western, 191^, 8J1;337 tons ; 1912r-79r3,205 tons,; 1913; 930,066 tons, -With a sufficiency:, of labor ancl industrial peace^the yearly. -out-, put of ^eitfgh,;. district, with existing appliances might be increased by 25 peficent;-;v ' ? -.??;;' ? '??.. ?.. .-£ . . ,A correspondent from Abermatn complains' of ithe: length . of time a. .dead dog \vas allowed to lie in Ab ermain. The dog was killed in front, ,of Abel's Btore,;ihrpw3a on tpithe side ^pf .the Mad, and Tem.ame3/ihore from '
Electric Lighting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
Electric Lighting. » » » 1 The contract for the erection of the poles in connection with the additional electric lighting scheme for Cessnock has been let and we may soon expect to see the poles hoisted into position. When the lighting of the town is complete , it will present an up-to-date appear ance and the value of property will increase. Many of the houses in the direction of McGrane's Estate have had the electric light fitting in-' stalled for months, and the owners and tenants will be glad to see them put to use. .
Prosperity. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
Prosperity. * 1 » New South Wales has never before experienced similar prosperity to that in evidence to-day, and never before have the people exhibited such con fidence in their country. The people_ all over the State are enjoying a period of prosperity, and that the money in the: country is being invest ed is shown by the productive works entered upon by private firms as well as the Government and the energy displayed in the erection of buildings. The prosperous conditions reflect upon the Government of the country, and is winning for Labor new friends and supporters daily/
Local Board Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
Local Board Wanted. The Bellbird Miners' Lodge are looking around for some means of settling local differences. A sugges tion has been made to establish a board of two representatives of the Bellbird Company, two from the Proprietors' Association, two officers of the Federation, and two from the Miners' Lodge. The suggestion shows the lodge desires some method of settling questions without delay or stoppage of work, and it is to be hoped then* overtures will be met in the right spirit.
The Cessnock Rectory. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
The Cessnock Rectory. — . . ? ' :' - The ereotion of the Cessnock Rectory, situated in the vineyard subdivision, has been completed and; the rector, Rev. Reay Campbell, has moved into his quarters. The build ing is an up-to-date one on the double villa type and is undoubt edly one of the finest residences in Cessnock. There are 12 rooms in all under the roof, comprising four bed rooms, a study, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry, pantry, and a lobby. A hall runs right through the building., leading on to a spacious back veran dah. The study, sitting room, and dining room have plastered walls with asbestoli to ceilings in panels. A wide verandah adds to the con venience of the building, and the kitchen and laundry are fitted with modern conveniences. The rooms are well ventilated with fanlights over the doors and 9 inch ventila tors. The building includes four tiled grates, four oak mantles, and five tiled hearths. The whole con tract was carried out by Mr. W. L. M...
Cessnock Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
JShir^ Council. .^KTllB TisuAHojilniglitly meeting of !^P° S*^'9J'* ¥bs b^lfi on Monday:. Jiporning. '^r^entii-- Crs. ,T. Johns m^rti^^M^. Baddel^i, 8; W. JlPW^^^Morg&pi VG: '-^Berolni, and ^Ptie-GteA, \Ujel ;^vpcamiApn. Ael; ffip^poio^-^Bt^:'fi»m'Pr.^6]n^te^: I p The niinutos of the^revious meet I jection to a motion occurring in the I minuteB on the ground that a pro I vious motion moved at the meeting f had not been rescinded. The minutes f were- adopted with the exception 'of ? the two motions. : REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. Tbe finance committee recom mended for payment accounts amounting to £931/19/2.— Adopt- ed. The Works .Committee recom mended the acceptance of the follow.-, ing. contracts \-~ Contract Payne's Crossing Bridge, R. Harris, £119 ; Payne's Crossing Bridge, k- Forbes, £10975/6';' Davis* Bridge, E. and J. Hinohcliffe, £37/19/6 ; Laguna Bridge, A. Forbes, £35/15/6 ; Wol lombi to Broke, F. Cabah. -jr., £18. — rAdopted. The clerk reported that the next meeting fel...
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 3 April 1914
. ^AMPSEMElfTS. ? V / A splendid dramatic pioture en titled' 'The 1 .Mpney God.'1 will be screened i^jihe^ Arcadia to-morrow night, '^iifll'j of BtirrijQg scenes, ;and depic^iagjlli^ 'ppfeei' and yetihe!0vil influenpe^goi inipney: the.-- subject matfer^of %his; 'stirring pipti&re vis uJostSntefeB'tiiigr 'V' S\ --k:- ? Wn' '? ;? '?; '? ? ? ^t.O^^. ^pSr^c^5v8hji»r;. '^uboilr! ;.8]u^j^h^t|i^i^^^i^RJi'.4ngibe:': .; presiaenttoo^lace. /The. ' go' 00 ; curtM^during^ie?' course of the ask- ? ^ ''-in^-'bt;^^aq^^bi-p'i)y:.Cr' Morgan, ^lthougHjbheee; wjarie : jijtiite a number .-.-?' of jpj^liiipiSlnfe^^qutfei^ i'Gfli' sporting ?
The King of Thieves Pays a Royal Visit. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 10 April 1914
The Xing of Thieves Pays a Royal Visit, ? - — ?wlj»-y :' -' :..^ -?-/??? *? ? . ? ..'?? ; . ? :. ????,? ? In December, It will be remem bered Mr. James Andrews' shop was forcibly entered and .a note left in forming the owner n he ? hall been ? horored by a visit from the King of. Thieves. The lobal police took i,;deejj interest in the Royal visitor' with the result that his royal highness'; naj4 -V visit to the Government building — the- lock-up— awdmpam&d' by Senior-Constable Nowland.v'^Aii'; .' 11 ''Ute headquarters he $raV-..in-. il'ja'3.1 to give arid account of jijs f.i-).n.i3 visit, and he stated he^v^s .V^r-.ipanied'b'y,A Prince of tbe'sanje; ilk.': The Senior also induced '%e :? Prince to, partake of Royal hospitals ity,' a,nd, qp Tuesday tho paftv «cp ?neared before th^e Children's Court, The self-styled king was releas6di.bri /his; father taking certain rcspobaMl-^ 'ity,' ??ani4;.^|fl1asBociate . was : fiwapib^
A COMMISSION CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 10 April 1914
,- A' GQjtf MISSION- CASfey. '.: In the' Small Debts Court on Tuesday, before Mr. C. H. Gale,. P.M. John Daniel O'Sullivan claimed from John Lane and Matthew Joseph Quinn the sum of £18/15/- being commission at 2i per cent alleged to be due for the sale of the property known as the Don Tailoring Co. Mr Hill appeared for tbe plaintiff, and Mr. Westcott (Harris, Westcott, and Co.) for the defence. John Daniel O'Sullivan, auctioneer, residing at Cessnock, deposed he was sueing in respect of a sale of property which was sold at £750 at 2J per cent. On 27th May, 1912, the sale was put into his hands by Mr. Lane in his private office. He produced a book in which he had entered the sale at the time he received instruc tions. From this book he entered the transaction into a leger (produc ed). He interviewed certain people re the sale of this property, arid Mr. Lane referred him to men named Lentz and Goldman, also to Mr. Jackson (Lee & Co.) In September last year he introduced the p...
Police Court. TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 1914. (Before Mr. C. H, Gale, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 10 April 1914
Police Court. .- - 1 k TUESDAY, AP&IL 7,, 1914. (Before Mr. C. H, Gale, P.M,) \ Joseph Murphy, blacksmith, pleaded not guilty to a charge of being drunk in Vincent-street, Cess noclf, on March 26. Mr. Westcott appeared for the defence. Constable Booth gave evidence to seeingMurphy in a drunken condition on the date mentioned in company with others, and later on served the summons, .lie defence was a denial of the charge and that a mistake hod been made and witnesses were called in support. Mr. Westcott pointed out that evidently Constable Booth had made a mistake and showed their was' nothing against either the ac cused or witnesses. The P.M. de cided to accept this view of the case, saying there was just a possibility there had been a mistake; and gave the accused the benefit of the doubt by dismissing the information.
Valedictory. MR. J. B. FERGUSON ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 10 April 1914
Valedictory. '.4 » » ? ME, J. B. FERGUSON ENTER TAINED. A gathering of Mr. J. B. Fer guson's friends and well-wishers as sembled at the Northumberland Hotel on Tuesday evening for the purpose of entertaining and saying good-bye to^that gentleman on the eve of his departure from Cessnock. For nearly three years Mr Ferguson had the reigns of management of the 'Cessnock Express' in his hands and has taken a leading part in many public movements. Mr. M. J. Quinn occupied the chair and after explain ing and regretting the reason for which they had met moved the first toast of the evening, ' The King,' and after justice had been done to it he called on( Dr Fisher to propose the toast of 'Our Guest.' Dr. Fisher said he took pleasure in proposing the toast and in doing so referred to Mr Ferguson's associa tion with public life in Cessnock, to his ability as a public debater, the keen interest which he took in the advancement of Cessnock and district generally, his connection with fjje local...
Maitland Shopping Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 10 April 1914
Maitla&4 Shopping Carni ; V . , In ,Qui? advertising :CqUimns apr 'fe: tention to the great shopping carniyal ^:.^;'^ra^5..t'In^:^iiclition -to'iHie ^H^^BHJHHHWrwHiBWTimimlTiffl - -Inthe bed making competition at the Garden Fete on Satui-day .night Messrs M. Baillie and ^ Arthurj'Bi^r .gejrs proved they knew' something about this; particular science. The way they got around thafbed was a caution.' A .dead heat was 'registered .by the pair, and they1iadvtp rapjaat iihe'.periormarice. . Mr'Biggers, how .ever, saddled up best and won by the s'malie'sVbf margins. Seyeral'^of the onlookers would have liked Ito have wrested the title of champion bed maker from the wielder of tEe aution -h^nimery -;T]jiKe^al^po.--')iii4di;' at