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Knock-OUt No. 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Knock-Out No. 2. The Cessnock Shire Council re- ceived their second police court reverse last Tuesday, when, at the local court, the police magistrate &nbsp; was called on to determine whether the Cessnock Co-operative Dairy Co., Ltd., did suffer residue from their factory to run into the creek. The question resolved itself into a point of law. Evidence adduced showed the company had taken precautions to have the residue absorbed in a cultivation area and had leased the area with this understanding, but admitted that some of the residue found its way into the creek, but claimed they did not suffer it to enter the creek as they had no know- ledge of it so doing. The solicitor for the council argued that the com- pany could not lease away a liability and the fact of them leasing a block of land did not get them out of their liability, as the ordinance read that slops must not be run into a water- course. The magistrate, however, decided to dismiss the information. When next th...
The Dry Weather and the Collieries. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
The Dry Weather and the Collieries. The dry weather has had the effect of curtailing the supply of water at the local collieries. At the Aberdare Extended Colliery the dam supply is completely exhausted and the col- liery has had to fall back on the town supply. The company is taking advantage of the dam's dry state by giving it a thorough cleaning out. Considering that this colliery use between 30,000 and 40,000 gallons of water daily the shortage in their own supply means a con- siderable loss to the company. Aherdare dam is also getting low, and unless rain soon comes they too may have to fall back on the good old Hunter. Aberdare uses more water than the Extended.
Wine Industry Active. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Wine Industry Active. The district wine growers are ex- periencing a very busy season. Like other district industries the wine industry is expanding and each year the volume of business is getting larger. The Christmas season is always an extra busy season in &nbsp; wines, and with the reputation the Pokolbin and district wines have made it is not at all surprising that enquiries are being made for our wines from all quarters. Each year we find the acreage under vines in- creasing and the continual increase of business justifies the additions and improvements. This year some thousands of pounds have been spent in the Pokolbin district in permanent improvements in connection with the industry, and the plant of some of our vignerons are now of most up-to-date character. It is only a matter of a very short time when the wine of our district will be known throughout the length and breadth of the Commonwealth.
Cessnock Bowling Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Cessnock Bowling Club. The adjourned meeting of the Cess- nock Bowling Club was held at the Railway Hotel on Tuesday evening last. There was a good attendance and Mr. John Hill presided. Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. Correspondence was read from the Newcastle, Wallsend and Plattsburg, and Maitland Bowling Clubs, in re- ply to communications for particur- lars. — Received. The chairman, and other members of the deputation, reported on the result of the interview with Mr. Brown with reference to a site for a green.— A good deal of discussion took place as to term of lease, etc. The election of officers resulted as follows : — President, Mr. John Hill ; hon. treasurer, Mr. E. J. Anstey; hon, secretary, Mr. H. A. Anderson ; committee, Messrs. C. Arbuckle, Jos. Hill, C.Ceer, J. Davidson, H. Roberts, &nbsp; W. Thompson, and J. Jarvie, with power to add to the number. It was resolved that a deputation again wait upon Mr. Brown on 18th, with reference to the g...
World's Ball-Punching Record. TOM HOGAN SUCCEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
World's Ball-Punching Record. TOM HOGAN SUCCEEDS. Tom Hogan, the Bellbird miner, who commenced on the night of the 11th December, at 8 o'clock, in his effort to break the world's record (40 hours 5 minutes) for endurance ball punching, succeeded in attaining his object. Hogan intended to keep going 50 hours, concluding at 10 p.m. on Saturday, but when he had beat- en the record by one hour his friends, particularly his wife, prevailed upon him to disist in his effort, after a deal of pursuasion. Hogan was somewhat unfortunate in his ven- ture, for the reason he had only been going a short time when he con- tracted influenza, and to keep going under those canditions stamps Hogan as being the equal of the best of the famous Trojans. On Friday night Tom was in a bad way. His attack of influenza was acute, one of his ankles "went" on him, and what with wind on the stomach he had plenty of battles to fight. Yet he lasted the journey of 41 hours 5 minutes breaking the record by one hour a...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Sporting. Thirty nine bookmakers plied their &nbsp; calling at Cessnock races last Satur- day. Dave Smith defeated Les O'Don- &nbsp; nell on points last Saturday after going the full 20 rounds. Georges Carpentier will box in Sydney on Easter Monday. An op- ponent is being sought. A couple more gee-gees will shortly bo added to the number in training locally. Kneelah, the local gelding, run second in the Flying Handicap at Cessnock races on Saturday, and a dead heat for second money in the Park Stakes. F. Hamilton and Percy Mahcr head the list of jockeys for winning mounts on the Newcastle racecourse for the year, with 9 wins to their credit. Hamilton had 56 mounts, Maher 48. Miss Legation, the Newcastle mare, was only just beaten on the post in the December Handicap, at Rosehill races last Saturday by Tar- tanus. The mile and a quarter was run in 2.8½. Miss Legation led all the way. The local syndicate who drew Rue Victoria in the December Handicap, draw a starters' ...
Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Current Topics. On Monday morning a four-room cottage in Edward -street, Kurri Kurri, was destroyed by fire. Ahennain Colliery put up a record &nbsp; in haulage last Friday, when 2175 skips were hauled in 8 hours. The steamer Algoa left Newcastle on Sunday for Guaymas with a total quantity of 11,361 tons coal, which is a record for the port. EXTRAORDINARY CHEAP — Two Piece Bathing Costume at KEMPE'S for a bob. Mr. Holman has stated that the country would see much progress during the next three years. The State Parliament is to be called, together next Tuesday in order to obtain supply. Sir George Reid, speaking of his &nbsp; Queensland tour, said everywhere &nbsp; were signs of prosperity. &nbsp; A man, giving an exhibition of . snake charming at La Perouse on &nbsp; Monday was bitten by a snake. He &nbsp; applied his antidote but died. The Newest and Latest in Neck and Sleeve Frillings at KEMPE'S only. Notification is given in another...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
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Cessnock Miners' Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Cessnock Miners' Lodge. &nbsp; &nbsp; Special full meeting of the Cess- nock Miners' Lodge was held on Wednesday evening last in Winkle- man's Hotel. Mr. Ray Lord pre- sided. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Correspondence was read from Mr. McGeachie intimating the time of holidays was from the 24th De- cember, 1913, until January 2nd, 1914, and it was adopted as satis- factory, Correspondence was also read from the Shop Assistant's Union stating that in various firms in the town there were some employees who were not in the Shop Assistant's Union, and these people were bene- fiting by the awards and asking the Cessnock Miners' Lodge for assist- ance in this matter. Several mem- bers spoke upon this matter and stated that the union members should not deal with business people where non-unionists were en- gaged, and also that the Secretary take this matter up on behalf of this lodge and give the Shop Assistant's Union every as...
Bellbird Miners. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Bellbird Miners. The Bellbird miners held a full meeting on Monday in view of a statement made by the manager that he could not see his way to abolish the afternoon shift by the &nbsp; end of March, decided not to cavil for special dog watch places. A de- putation was appointed to interview the manager and the trouble was overcome by the men agreeing to work the specials on the understand- ing that the management would, if possible, abolish the afternoon shift by the end of March.
Cessnock-Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Cessnock Hospital. At a meeting of the Hospital Com- mittee held in Anstey's Sample Room last Friday night a statement presented by the secretary showed the hospital carnival had realised &nbsp; £62/8/0, and the picture show benefits statement showed the total net receipts to be £38/16/8. Dona- tions were received from Rev. G. V. Portus (£1/1/0) and Mr. E. Vaisey (£15/-), for which thanks were ex- tended. A sub-committee of five (Messrs. C. Biggers, R. Lord, R. Laing, E. Vaisey, and E Whiteford) together with the officers were appointed to work up a garden fete. In view of a statement made by the secretary that three keys belong ing to the hospital were missing and that children and others had been making a playground of the hospital a vigilence committee was appointed to look after the hospital in future. The president (Cr. Baillie) was welcomed after his trip abroad, and in responding gave some valuable information on hospitals he had visited in the Old Country. Mr. J. Bad...
Police Court. TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 1913. (Before Mr. C. H. Gale, P.M.) POLLUTING A CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Police Court. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 1913. (Before Mr. C. H. Gale, P.M.) POLLUTING A CREEK. The Cessnock Shire Council pro- ceeded against the Cessnock Co-ope- rative Dairy Company, Ltd., on a charge that they did on December 11, 1913, suffer slops to flow from the factory into a watercourse known as a branch of Black Creek. Mr. Westcott (Harris, Westcott and Co.) appeared for the Council and Mr. Enright for the Co-operative Dairy Co. William Springbett, sanitary in- spector in the employ of the Cess- nock Shire Council, deposed he had laid the information in the case ; he knew the defendants' property which he visited on the 11th instant ; on the night of 10th December there was a bad smell and the following morning he investigated and followed the creek to where he saw traces of where slop water had been running into the creek from the defendant company's property; in the after- noon he visited the same locality...
FAMILY TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
FAMILY TROUBLES. Annie Callaghan proceeded against Annie Germyn for using insulting language to her, the words com- plained of being "You shut up, you &nbsp; dirty black b—, he's too good for &nbsp; &nbsp; you." Mr. Enright appeared for the complainant and Mr.Braye for the defence. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Annie Callaghan deposed she was a married woman residing in Cess- nock. She had been living with her mother, Mrs. Fullicks. On the 25th November she was confined to her bed, and on the afternoon of that date Mrs. Germyn, in company with her husband, came along in front of the house in Cumberland street and called out if anyone was in ; wit- ness' mother went outside and de- fendant commenced to curse and swear; witness' father then went out and asked defendant to go away as there had been enough trouble; wit- ness had the blind pulled up and in consequence of something defendant said, witness said well you must be the woman who has come ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Have You Seen RICH'S FATHER CHRISTMAS? &nbsp; &nbsp; I TELL YOU RICH'S &nbsp; &nbsp; Is Absolutely the BEST HOUSE to Buy all your XMAS TOYS. Bring your Children along on Christmas Eve to see the real live FATHER CHRISTMAS. We have the largest and Best Stock in Town of CHRISTMAS PRESENTS For Old and Young. RICH & SON, THE ONLY HOME OF THE REAL LIVE FATHER XMAS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Vincent Street, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Stock and Pig Sales. SNAPE BROS., Have received instructions to sell by auction at their yards, on Tuesday, December 23rd, at 2 o'clock 4 VEALERS 50 SUCKING PIGS 40 FAT PORKERS SALE BY AUCTION at the Mart, Vincent Street. Household Furniture & Effects TUESDAY, 23rd DECEMBER, 1913 at 11 o'clock sharp. DOUBLE BEDSTEADS, Single ditto, Combination Chests, Wash- stands, Toilet Tables, Toilet Ware, Dining Tables & Chairs, Pictures, Glassware, C...
Lecture in America by Rev. F. D. McAuliffe. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Lecture in America by Rev. F.D.McAuliffe. The following is sn extract taken &nbsp; from a lecture delivered by Rev. F. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; D.McAuliffe (late of Cessnock) at &nbsp; Blue Hill Town Hall last May. The &nbsp; lecture was delivered to the boys and &nbsp; girls who had just graduated and were leaving school and it was the first time a Catholic priest had ever addressed them. The subject was "Christian Principles for the guid- ance of young folks facing the battle of life." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1st Cor., 13, 11.— "When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I under- stood as a child, I thought as a child. But when I became a man I put &nbsp; away childish things." Rev. Father McAuliffe commenced his lecture by pointing out how aptly these words applied to his audience, who having been the lambs of the flock, provided and cared for, were now about to go forth as...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; KEMPE'S &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; XMAS LIST. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Suitable for PRESENTS and Every Day Wear. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Our Buyers have ransacked the Leading Markets for the most novel, the most useful, and the most appropriate Goods suitable for XMAS PRESENTS and as a result we are showing a most comprehensive selection for Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children. Bought from the Leading Manufacturers, and marked at Prices that must appeal to you :— LOVELY JEWEL CASES— Electroplated New Designs, 3/11, 4/6, 4/11, 5/9, 7/6, 8/6, 9/6, 10/6, 16/6 each. MOTOR BAGS— Strongly made, Neat Designs and New Shapes, 1/3, 1/9, 2/11, 3/11, 4/11, 5/6, 6/6, 9/6, 10/6, 11/6 each, WHITE KID HAND BAGS, 5/11 each. NEW LACE COLLARS, 10¾d, 12¾d, 1/3, 1/6, 1/11,...
The Churches. Cessnock Methodist Church [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
The Churches. Cessnock Methodist Church The Anniversary Services in con- nection with the Cessnock Methodist Church were held last Sunday. Largo congregations assembled for the morning, afternoon and evening services, especially the evening ser- vice when the church was uncomfort- ably crowded. Rev. R. C. Oakley, of Newcastle, occupied the pulpit for the three services. His bright and forceful addresses were greatly ap- preciated. Special anthems were rendered by the choir under the con- ductorship of. Mr. W. Arblaster. During the afternoon service a duet "Watchmen, What of the Night," was pleasingly rendered by Messrs. R. Hanley aud L. Bevan, also solo by Mr. R. Hanley. In connection witli the Anniver- sary a Tea and Public Meeting was held on Saturday, The Tea Meeting which was under the direction of the Ladies' Church Aid Society pass- ed off very satisfactory. Rev. W. Mills-Robson occupied the chair at the Public Meeting. Rev. R. C. Oakley, of Newcastle, was present and gave a p...
The Rifle. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
The Rifle. The third of the series of six matches promoted by the Newcastle Rifle Club Union was shot off on Saturday. The scores were : — Mait- land No. 1, 367 ; Newcastle No. 1, 365 ; Adamstown No. 1, 361 ; A.N. A., 359 ; Cessnock, 355 ; Maitland No. 2, 356 ; Newcastle No. 2, 342 ; Adamstown No. 235. Cessnock score was made up as follows : Kirk ... ... ... 49 Callaghan ... ... 47 &nbsp; Horton ... ... ... 46 J. Kirk ... ... ... 46 Wardlow ... ... 44 Edwards ... ... 41 Marshall ... ... 40 Hanson ... ... 42 Total ... 355 The Cessnock shooters have done well to date, and expect to have a look in when the prizes are dis- tributed. The have a handicap, but as they are sealed they do not know the mark they are on, but the only teams ahead of them on points are the teams that must be on scratch. They are only 22 points behind the leaders.
Tournament at the School of Arts. WON FROM SCRATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Tournament at the School of Arts. WON FROM SCRATCH. Last Monday night the second one- night tournament was conducted at the School of Arts, and a very plea- sant evening's amusement was afforded. There was a large attend- ance and the games went off without a hitch. The feature of the tourney was the fact that it was won by a &nbsp; scratch man, which reflected credit on the young player R. G. Brown. Following are the. results of the games: — &nbsp; &nbsp; First Round.— A. L. Pogonoski 13 beat D. Colquhoun 13 by 10, T. Grant 23 beat H. Rolfe 25 by 10, R. G. Brown scr. beat W. Pellow 18 by 7, R.Nelson 20 beat D. Gordon 19 by 9, A.Hamer 20 beat R. Stewart 32 by 4. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Second Round.— R.Nelson 20 &nbsp; beat W. Garvie 7 by 3, T. Evans 23 beat A. Hamer 20 by 2, W. Snape scr. beat T. Grant 23 by 7, F. Hom- burg 27 beat M. James 5 by 32, W. Young 32 beat R. Shackleford scr. by 3, C.L. Fry scr, beat A. L...
Cessnock Races. SUCCESSFUL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 19 December 1913
Cessnock Races. SUCCESSFUL MEETING. The Cessnock Jockey Club's De- cember meeting was held under very favorable weather conditions last Saturday. The attendance was large, and the racing was good. The offi- cial starter, Mr. J. Renfrew, was un- able to be present through illness, and a wire to this effect was received &nbsp; late. Mr. Snape was induced to act &nbsp; as starter, and unfortunately the first &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; start was not a good one. However, &nbsp; everything else went off in tip-top &nbsp; style and the meeting may be said &nbsp; to have been a success in every &nbsp; way. The takings in the leger pad- &nbsp; dock showed a considerable improve- ment. Mr. J. Vicars, who started &nbsp; the last four races, did well, and the &nbsp; &nbsp; stipendiary stewards had an easy &nbsp; day of it. Following are the results : — &nbsp; &nbsp; Flying H...