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How to Recuperate. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
How to Recuperate. Wlieu your nerves are quivering witli weakue.ss and jour brain refuses t6 work, talve:;a hot .bath,', followed by! a* cold '.showcyy. ; ■ Lie down,.; well wrnppefl: in a flannel 'dressing-gown, ' foE;jfifteeii minutes ; ttieiirub your arms, neck, and forehead witii toilet vinegar or pure alcohol. Put on fresh clothing, and you will be ready to do a week's work or to have a week's pleasure^. : -
Some Hardy Animals. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Some Hardy Animals. /A/Canadian1-trapper found not long ago (says a French,processor) that one '.of .Ills tt-aps ha:a disixppoared. A month afterwards sojne people ninety miles distant from the place where the trap -had; been &ei>killed ft -.Volf with that VeryMn-a^ attached to Ills leg.' The animal was reduced almost to ft skele ton. That he should have been able to .drag..,the, trap/uibaut for a .month through a^hundred1 Hiflfes of forest shows how hard.it Is/jto Id]} a..jvolf. Going ildwn lpweiv in'ltheM'rite fci-eation, the power of clinging- life gfenis to Increase. Everyone knows how lj.ard.it is to kill a shake, and/the' old superstition about the pieces living till sunset seems to have been. quite, justified. Other rep tiles show even more wonderful powers. •It is sometimes very hav'd, to kill a common tortoise. A. writer tells of one that lived six months after its brain was taken out, iuoviug its liinbs and walking . as. before. Another lived twenty-three days a...
Upper Hunter P. and A. Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Uijpar I-Iuntav P. and A. Asso ciation. The annual gonornl mooting of mem bers of tlie abovo Association was held in the School of Arts on Thursday af ternoon. Tliei'o wore about 30 mem bers present. Tho chair was occupied by Mr. B. T. Keys (President), who briefly explaiuod tho' object of tho meeting. The Chairman road a telegram from Mr, T. Cook regretting his inability to attend tho meeting. _ The uiinutos of the previous moot ing wero read and confirmed, and the Secretary (Mr. J. C. Luscombe) read tho annual report as follows ■ Tho sixteenth annual report of the Upper Hunter Pastoral and Agricultural Asso ciation, for tho year ending 31st Dcooin hor, 1897. Gestlehu:-?,— In onoo more resigning tho trust"reposed in thorn twelve months ag6, yoiu' Committee bog to congratulate you that, notwithstanding tho unusual dithouUies which presented themselves previous to the holding of tho lust annual Show, your Asso ciation has come out of the ordeal ia a manner which your committee consid...
The Hurricane Before Sebastopol. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
The Iluriucanc BcfoVc Sebastopol^ '/. In General 'Sir DanieV Lysoii's work,. '' Tlie -Qnmean War fi'Oin First to Last," there'is- the following description of the imrricaneVbefore Sevastopol :-~ .'."At;about 2 o'clock in the morning there: came clown a'deluge of rain with a heavy- wind: • Water literally poured throiigli our tents ; it did not drop- but actually, poured,on my bed. I got my great'coat oyer my head and remained quiet, hoping for some time , it v^ould stop ;- ?;bj)t at,- dawn the . wind rose,1 and the tent began to flap and roar like thunder.' " I jumped up to put some thing "dn;;"but before I. had time to do so a -squall that was perfectly deafen^ ing .strucjv us ; our pole snapped,, and away went the tent., I-hustled on some boots 'arid trousers..-and a slifill 'jacket, and'we then set to work'to haul the tent flat over our goods an'd chattels and peg it firmly down. Such a scene j •o£> desolation around—all mud—ruins only, about six tents: standing. ,: " Bell.and...
DISTRIT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS) Rouchel. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
DISTRIT NEWS. (From ouit CoKHEsrONUEN'is ) Rouchel. Tin.; Scono and Rouchcl cricket clubs met on the ground of the latter on Saturday, in the trophy competition, when : Rouchel scored' another win. Following-a\'e the scores :— Rouchki. ist Innings . A.yCameron,,c Parbury, b Aurisch 9 IIH; Gox,':b ! Aurisch„ x \V-.vCameron,: cd).xld,' b Ashford... 2 l1'. W.-Kennedy,fc Brown b Ashford 10 D. McFln.e', c Brown b Ashford... 23 A Lonsdak,'b Ashfoid . 25 W. Wake, c Kennedy b Ashfoid... 20 I Cuban, not.'out, " 12 P. I.onsdale,'c and'b Baiwick 10 S. Watts, b Bat wick 1 li. Kennedy, lf'AshTofd 4 Sundries 18 T- s >'^&lt;4 n .1 " ' *'I'ott\'; T37 ■ Second Innings. I. Cab'ati,?c Brown; b ;Ashford...... 7 \V.; Gnmeron,/C-Brown;;:b Ashford 9 F. Kennedy, not out 11 A. Cameron,'not out.... 38 -a, wickets for 65 'Sconi: ist Innings. E. -Banvick, how, b A; Cameron.;. 10 H.'-Browji; ,c Watts, b W; Cameron 25 -WiAshford, c-Caban, b-A.Cameron 7 J. D. "Kennedy, c K. Kennedy, b F. Kennedy t4 N.'...
A Fijian Beauty. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
A Fijian Beauty. " i i There is nothing .(saysSt Paul's") in.; the ordinary appearance or tier; ineanour of the softer sex in Fiji in* any j iway suggestive of its members "belong- ■ ing to a race "which, for many genera-.' •tlons, had made itself dreaded among: the.coral islands of the "Western Pacific by the systematic practice of cannibal ism as an essential portion'of its reli 'gibus'ceremonial. In bygone, man-; eating days, the Fijian woman was re-; garded by tlwj stonier sex as a' kln'd of ,f inferior being—a plaything during the? years of, maidenhood, and a slave in • after life,. She was not allowed, except; under' certain, special circumstances,- to; partake, of human' flesh, or be. present; •at any1 of the hideous'cannibal* ■ qi-gies. f •Tlielr skins are tisiially'of a, bright" da.rk-; brown,-.smooth and glossy as • polished1 .•marble,;and many,- while young, posses^! handsome features and' most sy'mmetl-l-; jpbJ' .fbrins.; ; :li^it^^'urito^•^»na'^ely;•':^;tbei^•••" !n^'^^...
Musical Items, [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Musical Items, Out-readers will loam with pleasure that at tho great Eisteddful hold at Newcastle on Wedqcsd'Vy, two o£ our papular" singers Messrs. E. W.' Beavor, and I?.1 Lowe were successful in securing honours, and tho follow ing extract from tho Nowcastlo Morning. Herald will be o£ interest?:— An interesting itoiri was tho competition duet for those who had uovor won a prize. Ten ontered, but only four were permitted to appear in public. These wore Messrs. Fnvuk HannoU and Hopo Cuthbertson, Llewellyn Bevan and Evan Bevan, E. W. Boavor and F. Lowe, of Muswellbrook, and Misses Jennio Gray and Maggio Lovcday. Tho adjudication was given iu favour of Mossrs. Beaver and Lowo, who wore invested with silver medals by Misses James and Galbraith. The winnors sang '' Tho Battle: Evo," it Ueit}g loft to tho different oorapeti-; tors to soloct thoir owo compositions. " Tell her I love hcreo," in 1'' (I. DoEaye), was tho melodious selection for tho competi tion tonor solo for those who had n...
Short Story. Dorothy's Drive. An Election Incident. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Dorothy's Drive. An Election Incident The contest raged in South Bilkshiro with a fury unparalleled even in that sturdy English constituency. The Tories did uot want to fight, but by Jingo if they did ! and the Radicals of Rottenham had for years only warded a man to lead them. They had now , found him in Mr. Jeroruiah Clink, of . Sharpus and Clink, solicitors ; his firm had long acted for one of the lending . " trade protection societies" in Rot ton- ! ham. which gave him power in quarters where he wanted popularity ; and with tlie rest of the constituency his success surprised every oue, including himself, j Having cultivated mustard and cross from boyhood, tlrst on his sponge and subsequently in an old chocolate-box. j aud having recently developed a pear . tree and a potato patch ill his back , garden, he posed as an a-uttiority hi mat- : tnrs agricultural, and prO'.ai«ed more in j | the name of his party thsrfi any caiidi- j date had ever promised be!'ore. The ; agricultural la...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. ' Tlio team soloctnd for tho fourth tost match, whicfy commijucos Jo-' morrovy a.ro the same as selected for the last Adelaide test match, savo I lie! substitution of Worrall for Don nan; as twelfth man, A deputation, to-divy, from the Friendly Societies. waitod upon Sirf Q-eorge Dibbs with reference to the' Savings Bank deposits, v Sir>i Greovge Dibbs said that tor-the pre- : sent he would allow matters to stand as they woro, and deposits of qypv w, thousand pounds wwld boar'interest periling &lt;* meeting of the trustees, when tho subject would be thoroughly disoussoil. London, Thuvaday. The steamer Matisra, from Welling ton, New Zealand, was totally lost noar. the Straits of Magollau. The loss of life is unlcuown ; but one boat load from the wreck containing fifteen persona ■ was saved. It is probable some of the others may also have bocn saved. A Chinose mob linva murdered a German sailor, who was guarding no oxtvomo post at Kino Ghow...
Denman Raoes, [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
DQ^n^an Raoes, In. consequence of the poorness of the entries, the annual race meeting of the Denmmi Race Club lias been post poned indefinitely. This is nqt to .bo wondered at \\'hen tho fact that the dis triot press was ignored in the matter of advertising is taken into consideration A few pounds spent iu judicious adver tising would have brought abqul, vovjf difi'ty'veot rgsnU,
THE Muswellbrook Chronicle O, sacred weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, JAN. 29, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Harvest Thanksgiving Services. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
—the— jl/fcusweubzo'ofy (?h#omele O, sr.crecl weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, J VN. 29, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Harvest Thanksgiving Services. On Sunday next, January' 30th, har-. vest thanksgiving services, will- be held in the Wesleyan Church both morning and evening, and at Kayuga in the af ternoon. Special harvest hymns will be sung on the occasion, and appro priate sermons preached by Rev. W. Brown.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
C. J. SPRA 7T, AUCTIONEER AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, Bridge-street, Muswellbrook OFFICES :—Premises lately occupicd by Mr. J. C. Luscombo, Architect. Weekly Sales of Fut and Store Cutllo, Sheep, Pigs, &c., at Hill's Junction Hotel Yards, EVERY THURSDAY. Account Sales Rendered Promptly. High 4 lass B9en&lt;islry.—Mr.PnnoY 1>. CuKKM visits MnsweUVrook fourth Saturday in oaf.h month, and may bo coiiKullcd ut O'Leury'a Hotel. B. PABKINS, TUNER AND REPAIRER OF PIAN03 AND ORCANS. Agentfor all the Best and well known makes of Pianos and Organs. Visits Muswellbrook and District Periodically. . All communications to bo addressed to Post Ofiiee, Muswellbrook, or WestMaitland. O.rdcrs and appointments to any part of the district will receive prompt attention All kinds of Repairs executed. Moderate Charges and Best Work. CTTTSUaESEi, 3 Hunter Street, ABe»a»».SYDNEY. HAKEIt'S STANJ)A11D 81 I K FFIELD HAZOltS, Sixes Rountl or Sqinvro Point— § in wide 5/- each, 61 7/6 8/6 » i...
Off to the Old Country. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Off to the Old Country. Two popular local Kesicje»tg, Messrs. S. II. Luscombe and B. Pierce, have booked their passages in the s.s. China, which leaves Sydney for London and other ports oil the 23rd February next. Mr. Luscombe intends studying for three years under the best masters to fit himself for the ministry, and Mr. Pierce is travelling for pleasure. Doth oouiig gentlemen have a host of friends in this district, whose besj wishes they carry with them.
Departure of Mr. Hazelwood [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Departure of Mr. Hazelwood On Tuesday, evening last a representa tive meeting of townsmen was held at the School ofArts for the purpose of deciding the manner in which formal appreciation should be shown Mr. Hazel wood prior to his leaving Mus wellbrook. There were present: The Rev. J. S. Laing, Rev. \V. Brown and Messrs. A. R. Lea, A. R. Lang, R. Frnser, J. C. Luscombe,\V. Davison, A. Bowman, F. Budden,-H. J. Clarke, W. Priest, T. E. Ward, J. W. Humph ries, I'. Healy and T. RiXon. The Rev. ]. S. Laing was voted to the chair, and briefly explained the object ot meeting. .... Apologies ' were tendered for the absence of Messrs. W. McNeill, E. Bowman, R. T. Ceys, C. C. Paul, E. C. Brecht, J. E.' Mclntyre and Dr. Wilson. On the .motion of Mr. F. Budden, seconded by Mr. J, C. Luscombe, Mr. T. f-I. .Rixon was appointed Hon. Secretary, and Mr. J. W: Humphries was appointed Hon. Treasuier, on the motion of Messis. Healy and Budden. After considerable discussion Mr. Humphries proposed "That...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
T 'Exxca-xx-ox^a.jsis towels GIVEN AWAY TO PURCHASERS OF EXCURSION WASHER. - A, large Honeycombs Towel given with throe packets; a Turkish Holler Towel, or a Large Hand or I3ath Turkish Towely given with twelve packets. Excursion Washer is the Best Washing Powder in the World. A. F. SUTEERXAITO & CO. G. E. MOREY, GENERAL CARRIER, FORWARDING- AND COMMISSION AGENT, AGENT FOR 'WRIGHT, IIEATON AND CO., LIMITED. CONTRACTS TAKEN * , AND ESTIMATES GIVEN. . ; : : • Va,ns la'eet a-ll Trains. Coi)&lt;/ey3 0C&lt;25 Pro^id^d for Picok Parties, FOLEY STREET ( near Station), MUSWELLBROOK. ff,m HEiSSOHTH, MILLINER, BRIDSE STREET. corsets, underclothing. AND HABERDASHERY. LA-TEST STYLES at - moderate CHARGES. • FEATHERS CLEANED AT SYDNEY prices: REMOYAL. ipvur constituents and the public generally V. / arc ..desired to noto that tho CHRON icle OFFICE HAS: BEEN rio MOVED from Sydney Street to more - commodious premise?. next DR. grigson S SUR GliRY. and opposite m. cuinpboll ...
An Accident. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
An Accident. The eldest daughter (aged about5i-4 years) of Mr. John Frith, of Hill:'st're.et,. had anything but a pleasant*experience oh Thursday afternoon last. The horse she was riding bolted with her from her father's residence, and dashed down, Carl-street into Brook-street at ..'full speed, turning towards the sale yards. The runaway was hotly .pursued by Mr.* Frith, but could not- be overtaken. Another gentleman joined.in the chase, and succeeded in heading the bolter off in the vicinity of the sale yards, where the unfortunate girl, who had shown herself to be a capable equestrienne, having become exhausted in her efforts, to stop the horse, became unseated. She received a nasty cut on the cheek, also .injuries to her shoulder, and- was otherwise badly bruised.
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
General News. | Typhoid is very prevalent^ at Cor. i dobolin. . - " Paris is: in a' stale.of revolt through tlie ayil.ni&n the iDroyfUs case. •v('jlatlslV)neMs-ijjporicdU9.?be.->in;.a:vcry \vcak«rcoiiduipriVMUifoitglu?racinl^'i)viiral--' iiiar— j *•' k1 s. - S 1)1 Mr" George Eaton? an okfiesiduit of Richmond^ was; found aleddrin:.bcd last - Sunday. 1 ^ , ''," „ '1 he sleamei Koonya went ashoii-oii Cionulla- Bench 'ea'ily' on" Tuesda) moining. " . .. Tlfe 1 'Ahili lean newspapus laud Groa\;liritaiii's resokiubn':r.\vii!v:;regard'. to China v t ^ ,i "Mi. Thomas 'iVoisnop, the town cleik of # Adelaide, died last,.Monday, aged So. ^ .,;.Gattle;rat"li'i;enianlleiare'.covered;Avith: ticks, but their. health does not seem to be affccted, The North1 Shore .Steam vNavigation - Company: has declared a dividend iof six per ccnt.,^ r w , •Thirty - thousand:: operative, cot lor spinners arc now on Mi ike, in New England, U.S. , , &lt; . -> Rain is badly wanted at Moama, the...
Tenders Opened. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
Tenders Openei. The following ore the lowest tenderers for tlio various contracts advertised in a recent issue of the C/iroiticfe, and opened by the U.P.S. on Friday:—No 27 Great Northern Road, W. J. Dickenson, .£70 13s ; 28, Single ton, via Warltworth, &o., T. 0. IIorris, £15 ; 29, Broke via Nine Mile, 30, Whittingham to Broke, Jos. Leahey, £2C> Is Gd arid £15 10s fid respectively ; 31, Maison I)ieu Hoad; John Killon, £25; 32, Jerry's Plains to Deuman, W. J. Dickonson. £25 Gs ; 33, Eir's Creek to Gooraugoola, P. T. Noble, £11 18a (id ; 31 Meelian's to Limestone, D. P. Meehan, £17 Us "d ; 35 and 3&lt;>, Kayu^-a to Aberdeen, 37,' Aberdeen via Segenhoe, John Curran, £2U, £12 lis 8d, and £G3 los Gd respectively; 38, Great Northern Koad np Dry Creek, 39, Scone to Moonan Brook, Ed. Clarke, £3 16s and £S2 9s respectively ; 40, Scono to Moonan Biook, Thos. Boland, £ 12; 41, Belltrees to Stewart's Brook, 12, Upper Darfcbrook gnd Spaiki's Creek, W. J. Dickenson, £3-4 13...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 29 January 1898
LAUNCESTON CUP, February 2. 50,000 Subscribers ut 5 euch. . ■'HO BART CUP, February (J. 50,000 Subscribers at 5 each. •COOTAMUNDKA CUP, February 9. r. - 10,001) Subscribers at 5.- ' ■ ,, NliWMAKI^JrHAN~DICAP, February 26. r" * ■*' • 50,000 Subscribers fit fl each. . •AUSTRALIAN OUP, March L. 50,000 Subscribers at 5. NEWCASTLE CuP, March 17. 50,000 subscribers at 5. 'SILVER CITY cFpTM^h 2D. 25,000 Subscribers at 5. l-'Oll I'ULL PAUTICULARS read our printed advertisements. ■i.' Address:— tatters all; 1 "■ Care Geo. Adams, Hobart, Tasmania. The day was young and not fur spent, As through the busy streets there went A youth (a9 yet unknown to fame), Bearing aloft tlio well-known name— ' " DR. WAUGH'S." His eye was bright, his form upright; He held his banuer to the light; His business 4hcre, to advertise The Powder famed for Calces and Pies— "DR. WAUGH'S." Nor snow, nor ice, were seen about, As lustily that youth did shout: " If Baking Powder you would choose, And not know which the bes...