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The Table. Simple Savoury Dishes. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

The Table. Simple Savoury Dishes. Eggs and Tomatoes. — Ingredients : Throe tomatoes, two onions, two table spoonfuls of chopped parsley, pepper, 'salt, three ounces of butter, four eggs. Method : Cut the onions and tomatoes Into slices, add the parsley, pepper, and salt ; put these ingredients in a frying pan with the butter, and allow them to cook gently for twenty minutes. Poach four eggs, lay them on toast, and mask with the sauce. This Is a nice break fast dish. Sufficient for four people. Stewed Potatoes.—Ingredients : Two shallots, one tablespoon i'ul of chopped • parsley, pepper, salt, half-an-ounce of Hour, ten potatoes. Method : Chop the onions and parsley, put it In a stewpan with lialf-a-pint of good stock, mix the flour with a little cold stock or water, ■and add it when the contents of the saucepan boll. Parboil the potatoes, strain them, and put Llicm In. the stew pan to finish cooking. Serve very hot. ■ Sufficient for four persons. Bombay Toast.—Ingredients : Toast, '...

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A Safety Purse. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

I A Safety Purse. / ; ? Some 'women: will: carry tlieir pocket :boofca-:in, their hands. An VEnglisli in ventor lias caught up to:'their whims ;aii(l>:invented .an. absolute .safety, purse. It has two straps, one of which is at tached to a. ring that slips over the flnsrers, while the' other etuis in a nar row: band, of leather that clasps around the'wrist.1 Iris impossible1 to drop it or have it wrenched away, and yet it is p lfectly accessible, and the strap scheme does not interfere with the free use of the hand. ' Mrs. De Spraggs : " I feel that my Herbert will inn Ice rapid advancement in his college work when he is old enough to be sent away to school." Mrs. De Sprigg : " Have you placed him under a private tuLor ?" Mrs. De Spraggs : " O, my, no. I wouldn't, think of taxing the poor little dear in that way, but I have bought: him a football outfit, and he has already disabled lliree servants, who have veu I tureil into the uursery. — Pittsburg | Dlsputcli."

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
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Too Late. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

' 'Too Late;' The house had been aroused by a bur srlar. : Mr.'.Tones saw n/mauwifch a mask" ■going through-tlie pockets of-his panta loons,, and; as quick- as ;thought,' he-shot at him,..' the .iutuudeiv making^good hi& escape. << " Why," asked Hl's.; Jones thoroughly awake, " what did you scare, mc for "I saw a man robbing'vmy 1 pockets," and fired at him." " "Well, lie*, didn't'get anything," said she, complacently. • . " How do you know ' " O. I tried 'em myself before we went to bed."—' ' Adams Freeman."

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A Zebra Team. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

i-^v • •':A':Zebra'Team;'.-:;r: v - | 1 Last summer Lord Rothschild • started traiilins^youtifj zebras to rim iu double and ^single; harness.; He was. :satlsli6d: with the result, ot his. experiment, and. one;, moi-hing recently; >'the. early,^ rising inhabitants of South Kensington might • have'seen: aulainty .four-in-hand of zeb ras passing through the district:vChe animals trotted' along with -perfect "do cility. ■ The team^was driveu.by a coach man; and ^several .ladies were in ;the car riage. ~ „ ( * ' .

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An Indian Cricketer. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

An Indian Cricketer. Mr. Iv. S. Ranjitsinhji, the Indian j prince who lias won such notoriety ■ in , the cricketing world, was a prominent individuality at Trinity College, Cam bridge.'1 Although it /was some time be fore'he'got'his "blue," yet he was al ways'looked on as a very fair bat, an average bowler, and a remarkably smart lield. ' •He ,ls ;passiouately devoted to cricket,, and< there is no doubt among those :\vho have seen him play tenuis that lie'might'b$iye outshone all others had life devoted himself to that game as. he lias to cricket. He is a good chess player, ■ excels at billiards, is an enthu siastic lover of the' drama, and a very clever and brilliant conversationalist withal. : (ienei'ous,.>open us . he-' is, ho lias ever 'been immensely popular with all .who. have had the^ad vantage^ op bis acquaintance. ^'i' . '

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
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Toole's Latest. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

I . ' Toole's Latest; . ,, . The ^.otlier':flay Mr. -^Iloole yentereda tlairyj'.aud.'iti his -most, solomii* manner -'addressed.; himself > to ;the'\ aiian-^as/.fol lows( _ " '' v " I will take* a boy," "looking around at'the shelves). 1 "A boy, sir ?" ask'qd'lh'e dairyman; fairly puz/lc'd. \ '■> 11 ' ' " Yes, or'a' piri;" answered f ho actor. • Tliu'i mail; 1'hihkins; i]iimv.-,soine':'iunatic,': said : " I'aidon me,,this is a milk shop." " Coma .outside," said Air. .Toole, and trtkiii^'tlie inan byvthc arm 'led' -himi-.to tlio door and pointed to, the siRUi , (W< , "sX'll take a boy and a girl;"- repeated tlie 'lumioui'iSst; with not a Khost . of .a slliile. " "Head what your notice slates, ' Families ;■ supplied- iir: any' quantity !"' New; xoL'K- iieraiu.

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
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Small Hands ard Foet. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Small Hands arkl Foef A race with very-slnanwtands "and :i:cet is a race that lias- for.genorations clone very. little:: work, and talceu>-:vei'y little exercise. South American ;ladies of Spanish blood can, give. points as re gards -.tiny extremities; to".their Anda lnsian' ancestresses;:: merely!-' because an altogether - tropical climate--' compels the : indolence 'that - ra 1 Semi-tropical climate favours. When the average Wrencliman—and;M. nnudot 'is,- in imany respects,■. a singularly, ;:i reraise ■M-cuch man—eulogises the small ii'oot, -lie - is sjmply. glorifying idleness. . - Not'' other wise- is the Chinaman ! proud of the cramped. fleet of his womankind,' as at once a. certificate of .an'sfoeratio.!?idlc>-; ness andm safeguard against daiigetons! excursions — "The Sketch.",,,

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Church Collections. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Church Collections. ' Ou a recent Slnrd.T.y .'the Rev. Mr. I M'Anney, of Tan y town Y , after a few. sareastic. renuirks^n relation to-the snialltje.ss jof; thei'<?oHeet.ions contributed by his --congregation;'-read tlie .-following, lines , ' There-.was-a-good, deacon fat,. ' . ■Whose poverty1 genius.1 bpgat. ' He liad a queer way ' 'OClearing,- Lord's day, ■ Flypaper up ,in his hat. And, bo 'twas not-singular that, This good: deacon/' sol^rtin'and fat, . Found a dollar or more,* ; • : • When Collection was 'd'er,"'" Sticking- up in the crown. of his hat. 1 -v ;-.tClie trouble .witli the .deacons;; of! his dhurchj the-minister situl,was- not that they had fly paper in their hats, but 111 their pockets; and itwas/ there the dollars stuck.

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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"Matched." [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

' • "Matched." r j The " Lonclou TelcgVftph*" .tells an amusing incident of a recent 'Sunday service in a London -church. A- youug i mairiwlio took up tlio collection,; before starting put his hand* in his -pockefc and placed; ■■ as;.hq.suposed;- a'Shilling on the i plate, and then passed'it'round .among, the congregation, whicli' included ;many young- and pretty. girls. .The: girls, as. 'they looked on_ the. plate,"-all .'seemed astonished- and ■ aniuged1 aiid • the young man, .taking a glance- at the plate; found that he .had, put.(]iustead : 9f ;a shilling, a conversation lozenge 6n it, with the words, " Will you marry letters, staring everybody.': in the -face, while; one -of 'the congregation - had capped it by-a»second-lozenge,ion which was printed, "Name the date." ,,

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
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Bygone Days. An Incident Connected with Broken Hill. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Bygone Days. An Incident Connected with Broken Hill. The following interesting story relat ing to, the history of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company is worth repub lishing :^-rA game of euchre- for one fourteenth otihe mine was played, and although a full share did not reprisent the stake, the then value of that : share depended onithe result?o[.the "game— depended indeed; on-one.'man.iliolding more trumps than his opponent. r '.The scene occurred at Mount?Gipps home stead one night about, i S';.' years ago, > when Mr M.'Culloch (the. manager) and . .Mr.Coxi(aiVKeniployee-on the.;station) ■played euchi e to' decidewhether the latter'should give the: former. ^*150 or £120 for a fourteenth sliare. in-.the Bro ken Hill mines, which",were/i just; then being prospected. Mr Cox won, and has since.had reason;to bless, the man; who, lo please: his royal master, the mad; King of France, invented a pack:.of cards Monte • Carlo has .been the scene of many a :huge gambling tran saction, but...

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
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Home-made Adornments. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Home-made Adornments. • ••:/ Quite 'the 'newest 'adornmentai ' with which to. bedeck' ourselves is:.the prfetty ancl becoming frontlet,, This can be easily and cheaply made at home by the. girl whose: busy: fingers are always able, to find time for a- little more work:, Pro , vide yourself with two yards; ancl- a half ol| any of the lovely ribbons which can be so cheaply bought while the, sales' are i on.. Cut ftliree lengths to muasure<loose I ly from neck to waist; now cut:,a length; for the neck itself, leaving the; l-emain I ing piece for a bow on ;the 'baek of. the collar-band. Sew down' the centre of i each piece of ribbon; a .narrow insertion i.or work a simple running pattern with rsparkling sequins. Having clone this I'.to yours; satisfaction? proceed to -sew on Neither side ol' each strip;Of ribbon a frilled ;edge of narro^v'''Valenciennes lace,. that I 'at-about l%d. a. yard 'will be wide enough. I'N'ow!fasten trie.strips to the neckband, t one exactly down'the...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

ARQYLE SCHOOL. AGi'S-rs-ssss ^*3?.., ®"^"E&3sa*^"sr9 Conducted by Baiss 13. <T. ISaxtcr. LARGE, LOFTY, WELL-VENTILATED SCHOOLS, HEALTHY POSITION. The School ia situated on one cf the moat elevated ancl healthy positions around Sydney, within easy walking distance of I lie liotiuiical Gardens, Centennial 1'urk, &o. The drainage and appointments of tlio prcir.ises are perfect, and every attention is paid to the health anil wcllbeiug of the Resident Pupil?, who occupy the larger house and have a separate playground, proper exa:ciso being'secured by means of healthy games, calisthenics, and daily walks, Tho School is divided iuto a Senior and Junior Division and the course ot instruction embraces all tho branches required for a High-Class JiducaLion, including Latin, French, &o. IMie results, obtained: by the 1'upiU of tho School |at tho University Examinations may be takenias it ,piroof of tho success of the system adopted". TlIB FAIRIPAX'.SKXIO'ti I'...

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Frenchwomen and Their Gowns. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Frenchwomen and. Their Gowns. : The fact that the middle-class French woman, Is generally better dressed than her English sister lies in the following explanation. < Cheap, flimsy material.is never bought-by: the French girl, who purchases!but one gown to each two or three seemingly required in this country. But when'a;gown is bought much care and: thought is - exercised on its choice, and ;it~is invariably .made up. at home. So'neat is..the finish, so perfect the fit of the bodice and liang of the skirt, how ever,: that one1 could' 'easily imagine that the services of va clever modiste had- been requisitioned: {■ Then ^ carefu] . -brushing, the "'".stitch in . time," 'avid* a direct veto against pins all add to the freshness and long .-4livelih'ood v ol' a■•. J'renchwo^nan's gown. ;tThe .climate, too,:has something' to do.Villi ' the jriatter, dryness being a • great kid' to the'.preservation' of the cash meres and various thin'woollen'stuffs 'in requests for .every-day,...

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THE WAY OF THE WORLD. AN AUSTRALIAN NOVEL. SYNOPSIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

THE WAY OF THE WORLD. —«—;— AN AUSTRALIAN NOVEL. By GROSVENOR BUNSTER. SYNOPSIS. Tho story introduces us to the heroine (Alice Harrington), who has obtained a remunerative situation as governess, through the aid of the Kev Mr. lingers, in honor of which her friend, >;thel Lafieur, determines on giving tho household a picnic In Brighton beach. They are accompanied by Willie (Alice's brother) and an effervescent French man, named Mons. Biron, and his wife. While there they meet a Mr. Gordon, a resident, to whose cottage they adjourn, to whom, however, Ethel Lafieur expresses a great aversion. Alice Harrington is introduced to her charge as governess, and Mr. George Gordon tries to discover her whereabuuts. This is achieved through seeing her in :■ theatre in which Miss Lalleur makes hei deb-Jt as an actress. The latter warns Alice npainst Mr. Gordon The latter, however, makes love to Miss Harrington, who consents to become his wife. Shortly before the marriage the girl discovers th...

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Spray. Just Ahead. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Spray. - Just Ahead. ■The traveller shaded liis eyes with his' hand-and looked anxiously about hint'. "Is there a 111:111. in the village," lie asked, " who can shoe a horse " Yes, sir," said a boy in the crowd, " but iie's busy niendin' a horseless earriase, and there's six broken bisiekle.s ahead o' you besides.' Yoti'd better go ou to the, next town, mister."

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PART XV. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

PART XV. Miss C. Yea, I know, slio must be a most estimable person. But, Mr. Steel, is there no one else whom your mother would like to see your wife'! Mr. S. ; 01;, I daresay. But, then, you know, she wouldn't have ; I think every girl regards me as a sort of fool, don't you knotv Miss C. (softly): I don't think you're a fool, Mr. Steel. Mr. S. (suddenly)' Don't you, Miss Cumming. Oh, that's very kind of you to say so. you're always kind to ine, Miss ' Cumming, and I'm sure I'm very fond of you. Miss C. : Dear Mr. Steel. Mr. S. (desperately). Ah! Miss Cumm ing, if you could only love inc. If you would help me to heal my wounded heart If you'll only—only—and Mr. Steel, who has become suddenly inspired, falls upon his knees, and taking Miss Cummiugs' hands in his, covers them with kisses. Hooked, Mr. Steel; netted, my poor little man ; hooked for life, and the angler has n strong wrist and a cruel will. God go with you, my little fool ; for you'll need his help. 1 will not dwell on t...

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Independence. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Independence. A reel-headed man, with blue eyes>and a white skin, stood on a ferry-boat look ing oyer from Detroit towards Windsor ■ona 'Fourth- -jt\ J^l^'n^ernoon. • lr ." I tow a'ti-ow there ?" lie said t0( a .liew^pax^ei' man .near himi as he nodded across the river. ; t\A niile or -.such a matter,'.' responded the reporter carelessly. " Ain't it Cauady over there ?" "Yes." " It's a foreign shore,'ain't It ?' " Yes.". < - ■ . ".They. don't care, ajhooter; about ;tliis glorious republic of ours, do they .V" "No-" , ' • , " Stars, and i str.ipes i don't- amount to shucks to 'em,''does it ?" v 1 ' * 1 " No." > ' " They ^ wouldn't care - whether the American, eagle. screamed - or ■< not, 'woifld thejr ?" , | " Of course uot." " And this is the glorious Fourth of July, ain't it ?" "That's what"', ' ■ ■ ' " And they ain't'celebrating over there no more'n any other day ?" ■ " Hardly." " And they don't give a darn ; ' "No." • He said no more for some time, but...

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WAY OF THE WORLD. PART XVI. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

WAY OF THE WORLD. i'AR'l XVI. And bo.did Mra, Steol, who, yielding for a moment rather to a Bcnse of dread than repentance, now assumed her natural humor and took her natural sleep, Mr. and Mrs. Steel were at breakfast, when the landlady entered with a dish of eggs. " Such a horrible affair," she cried ; " a man found dead not five hundred yards away, close to Governor Bourke'a Monu ment. The police arc currying him to the dead-house," and she leant out of the window. Mrs. Steel followed, and looked forth also, and her husband, with that morbid curiosity, which seizes upon the weak-minded, and forces them to look upon that which repels and disgusts them, gnzod forth from another window. The police were passing by, and as he looked, the dead man's head swung over the strercher, upon which the body was placed. The eyes were open and staring wide ; and between the white teeth (the lips being drawn back, and so, as it wore, conveying a hideous grinning expression to the face) the butt o...

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Amusing Incidents in Newspaper Offices. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

Amusing Incidents in News paper Offices. The amusing mistakes about a newspaper oflice ure not always made by compositors. Editors, correspondents, and reporters do their share, and were it not for the scores of sharp eyes ever 011 the alert during the hours of work the public would see blunder after blunder appear. It is an old story iu the newspaper world, that of the New York Herald',s headline at the time of the assassination of President I,incoIn. Telegraph service in those days was not what it is now, and it was after midnight when the news was received in the editorial rooms of that metropolitan daily. The telegraph editors hud gone home, so, indeed, had everybody else, ex cept the " late watch," who happened to be an elderly personage, oue of the genus of journalistic fungi who are found on every newspaper's staff. He realised' that the news was worth getting into the paper, and got it there. Then he puzzled his brain for headlines. This wasn't his forte, but finally he conc...

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"O.K." [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 22 January 1898

' "O.K." Among, the many, expressions from " over'the water" which, during this cen-' tury, have crept . into the English: ian giiage; we are informed, is the American -expression • O.K..' Slang and careless people translated these letters as '' Orl korrect," and. it. is singular, to note, how, nearly correct:;this free rendition .was.: The .true origin- and'meaning of the ex pression '■ isf. as^ follows More than /. a: ."century ago. the^best. tobacco and . the best rum'.-CBme irpm l Aux .Cayes • (pro?•. nounced'.0:.K.), and the best:"o£ anything was designatedi as , 'Aux Cayes, or O.K. In-the Jackson campaign every lie that cculd be invented ,was invented to blacken the general's character, and an indorsement 'that- he vhad -made,- :" This iS: p.lC."<,(meaning the best), was taken byrSeba^Srmth, and declared by him to be but .'an abbreviation "of the : general's customary indorsement of . papers > "■ orl 'kerrect." The Democrats^took up this statement and fastened th...

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