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IN THE WAKE OF FORTUNE. (COPYRIGHT.) AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. CHAPTER XV.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 13 February 1894
IN THE WAKE OF FORTUNE, A ? (covvninitT.) AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. pv IVAN DEXTER. -| CHAPTER XV,— Continued. 1 Charleston and Joe Norton had each a coil of rope in their hands' ready to throw to tho occupants of tho boat. The channel at the placc waa not mOTe than twenty feet wide, nnd the men on tho bank called loudly to thorfo in the boat to watch for th3 ropes S and save their lives. j Their calls roused Trenoweth and Grey to ? | a full sense of their situation, but old iJurgess seemed to be completely oblivioasof danger. ?' We are poing to certain death, Burgess, Wt ua try to Bave ourselves,' Edward said to him. ' Tut, lad I' the old man replied ; ' I am .going through. If you are afraid try for the rope.' '* I do not see why wo Bbould wantonly throw away our lives,' Trenoweth replied. S Take my advice and come off with us,' he pieaded. By ttiis time the impelled boat was almost abreast of the laud patty. Trenoweth had moved into the stem, ocside Grey and, as Charleston threw tbe r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 13 February 1894
Subscribe TO THE 'CHRONICLE' — AND— Be Happj . : ? V - i Send Your Orders i to tlie 'Chonicle Office' FOB JOB PRINTING. Advertise in tlie 'CHRONICLE' It Will Pay You. TO STAND THIS SEAS0N - AT - Church Hill, Monkerai, The Roadster Stallion If omf Slialas5 YOUNG SHALES by Flying Shales (imp.) dam by Protection (imp.), from Decoption by Now Warrior (imp.) TERMS: £2 Per Maroj reduction for two or moro marcs. Qood sccur© paddocks providod. Every care taken, but no responsibility incurred. AvPhY — GEO. W. TITCTTME, Church Hill, Monkorai. ittrnm iflfBM T0 STAND THIS SEASON SlSBpRLjl at TKU B ARRIN GTON, The Blood Stallion & K. A T I S. Gratis bos stood 4 seasons at Barrington and given ovory satisfaction ; his stock have now been broken in and aro very quiet, and cannot be surpassed as good haclts.^ Terms — Modorato, to meet tlio times ; for Singlo Maro £1 15a ; Two or moro, property of samo ownor £1 10s each. Good Paddooks provided for mares, and ovory caro taken but no responsib...
ON WHAT INCOME CAN PEOPLE MARRY? [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 13 February 1894
ON WHAT INCOME CAN PEOPLE MARRY? Tuts is a question of rather vital import ance in tho minds of many young people, who aro anxious to sot up housekeeping together, ahd yet are not quito suro whether they aro justified in making tho osneriment. Ib i.*, of course, somowhab difficult to answer ib definitely. So much depends on the petition in lifo of both parlies, their powcl* of economy, and their futuro pro3* pcct.a. It may not bo rash to marry on £'J u week, when one is pure of that sum what ever happens; and can count on tho certainty of a futuro incroaso, and ib would bo madness to embark on making £1,000 a year, which might como to an aorupt end to-morrow. As a hard and fast rule, it may bo said that gentiepeople can hardly attempt to marry on less than £%JOOa year. Of course, even a lower ineoruo is ofLeu considered sufiicienb by our subaltern* and curate*, but whon tho suppo;t of both dopends entirely on tho husband's lifo and strength, tho dangers nro too greab to mako 6uch ma...
[?] OF A V[?]GLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 13 February 1894
| .... inHiV UL'' A ViUl-lIS.I IIk.wii* rnuircil and 'dirty, but ho iviif ' Maudsomo, llis oval faco, his pleader nock and small bamlB wero burnod by the fiort- *uns of Italv. Hisctatk, clustering ringlcLo woro uucorabed. . Under hia shabby coat hohuggodan old, old violin. Ib waa vory dirty. It muBb havo boon* very old to havo boon to very dirty. TJo hugged it bo tightly, as though ho loved tho muto inatnimonfc. . IIq trudged ulong through tho muddy Rfcrcctywith downcast oyo?. Groato, opoak inir.brown ovos fchnv wflfft. Thn rnin nniirft/1 down upon him. Ho was wet. . Aa ho ncared tho sign of throo brass ballo, a tear klropi-od from oach of tho great speaking eyca and courscd down tho pale checks. 'Uo hnggc^ the violin closer. Ho stood In front of tho door a moment and hoaltated. From within tho pawnbroker frowned, as though alroady depreciating tbo value of his precious violim Ho gulped hard, and tho big lump wonb down from hie throat. Ho brushed nwoy tho tears. Then he btonncd bold...
THE GENTLE ART OF MATCH-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 13 February 1894
Til ID GENTLlS ART OP' MATCH-MAKING. Those nll-wlso persons who know every thing m advance, and aro always u long tvny ahead of Fashion, aro telling ub (bat match making is coming in again with the poke bonnets and tho crinolines and all tho other old modes. Wo worneu have rebelled a little— justa Uttlo— against the bonnots and tho wido, stiff skirts, bub really I do nob think wo mind thorn very mucb: Thoy navo thenr drawbacits. of coureo : bub bo have ail fashions in a greater or less degree, and a prottyoro gentle face framed in a big-briiftmod poke-WneMooks, after all, inoro picturcsquo and moro- 8 wo^fc than when crowncd with 'a couplo of rose* buds and a wisp of lace,' Thexo woe a touch of quainbne8$ and nob a littlo gcaco about the old styles— the berthes and tlio shawls, tho short waiste, tho befrilled skittp.Uio quillings and 44 curtains' of tho bonnets— and wo may do much worse than revivo them. Bub what of tho match making ? Tho men profess to be horrtflcd at tho news of i...
HE TOOK THE CONTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 13 February 1894
HE TOOK THE CONTRACT. When tho tramp came round tho comer of tho kitchen ho obscrvod a pilo of snow in front of tho door, but as it was nob large, ho thought a broakfanb nrght bo worth it, and bo ho knocked, and a woman res* ponded. '/Can ! get n bito of breakfasb, ma'am?' he Said, very humbly. .' There's n pUe of 8now thoro,' said the woman significantly. v. ' I know that ma'am. Ib is n small back yard, indeed, these days that don'b havo a nilo of snow in ib. - ' Well I dem'b want this yard tohavoj one,Vsho remarked. llo knew ho had said tho wrong thing I then; and nmdo no cfiorb to cscape. 'Ibmighb bo moved ma'um,' ho sug gested. ' 4V Of course ib might. If you want your breakfast, tackle that snow pilo first.' Ifo did want his breakfaet aud ho tackled tho pilo, and tho woman wentbackinto the warm kitchen. Tho pile was icy and hard, and after fivo minutes ineffectual struggle with it he knockcd at the door. ' Well, what is it?' she asked. 'Got the snow away already ?' 41 Madam,' h...
A Judge on Racecourse Gambling. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
A Judge on Racecourse Gambling. In sentencing a young man named Cbieholui (who, after a course of race course plunging, madua-.vny with about £700 of his employers' money) at the Purramattn Quarter Sessions, Judge Murray ma !e some strong comments on the pr. -valence and evil of race course gamming 111 tlie colony, lie said the insane idea of making money in the foolish, absurd way of gambling was a curso to the cou'.try. In no country in the world was racecourse gam' ling so prevalent as in New South' Wales, and the men who made their living at it wore the giealest curse the vountry could groan under, and it would be a good thing, iF thoy could not bo got rid of by any other means, fer them to be driven out of it by force This kind of men wero better out of life than in it. . They spent a luzy life by trading on the weakness of those who first squandered all their own hard earned money, and then embezzled the moneys of their employers.
The Maybrick Case. London, Feb. 13th. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
The Maybrick Case. I ' v ' London, Feb. 134h. A11 extraordinary application has hoi'n inado to the British Home Sfc~e tnry, Mr II. II. Asquilb, in connection with the c;iso of Mrs Maybrick, now sorving a sciitmeo ? of imprisonment lor life fur the murder of her husband. Mrs Mayhiiclt was con rictcd of the murder and sentenced 'to death, but she was reprieved and tlio sentence commuted to one of imprisonment for life. The circumstances of tho case were of such a peculiar tialuro that many persons profesa ivgravo doulit as to the establishment of her guilt, amongst those who have strongly ad vocated tho woman's innocence being Mr W T. Stead, editor of tho 'Ee- view of Eeviews.' A United States professor has now interested himself in the caBe, and has applied to tho limine Secretary for permission to place Mrs Maybrick under the influence of hypnotism, with a view of proving her innocence. No reply has yet been received to tho ap plication.
Among the Ice. THE WELLINGTON IN COLLISION WITH A BERG. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
Among the Ice. ? I THE WELLINGTON IN COL- I LISION WITT! A BERG. Particulars are to hand frottfEio of the serious collision with an ice island of the ship Wellington, houtid from New Zealand to London with a freight of frozen mutton. When the Well ington had rounded Capo Horn she met with very stormy weather, and during a heavy gale the captain and chief mate were washed off the poop both receiving severe injuries which in capacitated them from carrying out their duties, the mate having, a leg broken aud being cut severely about the head, while the captain fared al most as badly. The command of the vessel then deyolved on the second mate, 'with the boatswain under him, and- everything went well for about a week. One morning, just as the watch was being called, the ship came in contact with an iceberg, which she struck nearly end on. The bowsprit and jib-boom were broken in, and the starboard bow, from the Btem to the fore-rigging, was ripped outof the ship. The watch getting ready t...
Bandon Grove.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
Bandon Grove. — First Innings. A. Bignell, b Sivyer ... I T. Irwin, c Sivyer, b Lawrie 1 W. Fisher ... ... ... 9 E. Smith, c Grey, b Laurie 5 W. -Tupp, l.b.w., b Lawrie ... 43 A. Fisher, b Grey ... ... 24 C. Curr,.b Grery ? 0 .T. Bignell, c an'd b Lawrie . 22 J. Moore, not out ... ... '8 G. Hudson, b Groy ... 2 .T. Hudson, b Lawrie .1. 0 Byes - ... ... ... 19 ? 134
Cricket. GRESFORD DISTRICT v. BANDON GROVE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
Cricket. I GEESFOED DISTRICT v. BAN DON GllOVE DISTHICT. A one innings- match botweon tho abovo clubs came ofF on Saturday last, ori the ground of tho latt'-r, and re sulted in a win for Bandon Grovo by 59 runs. As the Gresfol'd team have been making some h. avy scores dur-: ing the season, it was thought that the Grovitos were 111 for a dru bn.g, but the sequel confirms the old adage, that a game is never lost until it is won. ' For the local team, the ? owling of A If. Bignell, W. Fislior, and -T. Moore was very effective, whilst the hatting of Jupp, A. Fislior, and Joe Bignell was first-claas. Fur tho visitors, G. Law rie, G. Grey, ai d E Lawrie were most effective with the ball, and E. Lawrie, G. Groy, and E. Sivyer weilded the willow iu prime style. Tlio fielding on both Bides was g'-od, except that the longstoping of the visitors was not up to tho mark . Tho following are the scores : — QrosTord District. — First Innings. . A. G-. Lawrie, c and b Fisher 0 J. Sivyer, c Fisher, ...
The Burwood Tragedy. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
The Burwood Tragedy. The Colony ;hns been startled and horrifiod by tlio committal of another tragedy, which is sufficiently, incom prehensible to confuse and appal the ordinary n)ind.; Tho fncts aro simply these. On Monday lost the Mayor of Burwood, Mr W. H. Paisley, went to tho Coun cil Chambers acme time beforo nine o'clock to prepare his annual report, and while thus engaged, ho was. shot by ~W. Bedfonrn, the Council Clerk. Two shots struck the Mayor before he was able to closo with hiB assailant, when a fearful strugglo took place in the strong room which was bespnttored with tho blood of the wounded man. Other shots wero firod by the clerlt, but evt'ntually tho Mayor, although wounded in four places, managed to make his escape, and a few hundred yards down the street was caught in tho arms of a brother aldertr.an. In the meantime, the would be murderer, had closed the doors of the Council Chambers, and seating himself in bis accustomed chair, took up another re volver aud comm...
Prevention of Cholera. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
Prevention of Cholera. Some months ago (says the Mel bourne Argus ) an international con vention was held at Dresden to con sider the outbreak of cholera in Europe, and an agreement was arrived at allowing persons to be landed from infected vessels, provided they were ?not suffering from the disease, and were for some days under the observa tion of the sanitary authority of the town. A clause was inserted in the agreement allowing any of tho British colonies to become parties to it if they so desired. Lord llipon, the ' Secre tary of State for the Colonies, recently wrote to the Governments of those colonies inquiring if they desired to en ter tho convc-ntion, and the Board of Health, at the instance of tho Premier, considered the matter. It came to the conclusion that the Australian Go vernrnent should act in concert in any action taken, but at the same time ex pressed the opinion that it would not be advisable to enter the convention. It was pointed out that Australia had been hit...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
Local and General. Slmiuted Hoiisk. — On Sunday last, Mrs Chas. Parish, v£ Brookfiold, mot with an unplea-antaccident. Sho was riding a spirited horso and carrying a yuung infant in her arms, when the animal sliicd, aiid threw her to tho ground. She was badly bmise'l, but fortunately, not soriously hurt, whilst the baby was badh' crushed. They Don't Have all the Pun. — . A correspondent writes: 'It was Sundnv, tho Lord's Day. Large churches stoood empty ; thoro w.is an air of i'lloness in places, yet tho cric Itetors onjoyod their play ; tho tennis players waxed warm ; and occationnlly guns echocd their reports lis, wild ducks fell from tho bluo height or toppled over in water ; reapers worn busy catherinc in the harvest while tho weather was suitable, aiid nlto pfther tho idfti wns aroused that after nil Sunday in. the bush is not so very dull. City folks may negotiate their ' totes ' or go to ' snored ' concerts in theatres or lrnvo a bnck-door nip at tho hotels, but they don't ha...
The Human Animal. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 February 1894
The Human Animal. Man, as we all know, is tendering slowly but inevitably to' a toothless and hairless condition. He is also (says the Qlohe), if .we are to place credence in the statements of a paper recently read at the French Academy of Sciences, gradually undergoing other serious modifications. His little toe is disappearing; its average size has decreased materially in the last two ceuturieB, while tho nerves ai.d joints controlling it are slowly bocoin ing useless. What we should like to know, however, is this — are our feet aB well as our little toes becoming smaller? The seriousness of this question may be estimated from tho fact that our bodies— judged by tbo unanswerable test of medieval armour — are undoubtedly bigger than those of our remote forefathers. And if, while our bodies grow big»er our feet grow smaller, pedestrianism in the dim future will obviously become a diffi cult matter, and the need for wings will be enhanced by the altered rela^ tion between the parts o...