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Congregational Church Anniversary Services. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Congregational Church Annivers ary Services. The anniversary services. in con nection with the Cessnock Congre gational Church were held on Sunday. The morning Bervice was conducted by Eev. S.. Brown, and the afternoon and evening services by Eev. E. W. Hogben. At each session the con gregation was large. The Anniversary Tea and Public Meeting were held in Hampton's Hall on Monday evening. The caDies were neatly decorated by tne ladies of the congregation and the hall looked quite nice.. As 150 per sons sat down to tea the attendance may in all truth be said, to have been large. The meeting was opened at 7.30, Eev. -Hogben occupied the chair, and also on the platform-' were Eev. S. Brown ? (Presbyterian),, Postor Hunter (Baptist), and Eev. Nelson (Congregational, Maitland), Mr. Allison (Presbyterian), and Captain Percy (S. Army). Revs. Campbell and Mills-Eobson sent apologies for non-attendance. Eev. Hogben addressed the meeting and called upon Mr. Chas. Jackson, sec retary, to give...
Wollombi. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Wollombi. } ', Cold;inbrnlnga ^with trusts *.re the oraerot 'things r just-now^ , -StUi; we isah't; come tup. tor j Millfield;for we get injjthinl, in.;the;,way of enow .here. |Calku-g;aboii| snp w .remiiadsThe Jhat iittjoU^l^te:of;'3^BJoba^tieB'i»ve ipan'Vnever -!ifl3oaU any knowledge of ;#np:w having? fallen;, in the district, vlbhe : MiUfield- sriow is put down /*s soft haiLuvv'.: ...-.' ~. ???^-?.w- - ..—. A grand full dress rehearsal of the 'well .known &^ma ^Tbe Mystery of. a Gramha' - takesV ^plac6. : 'to-morrow night.; ; When, the mystery is staged a bumpe!: houjse ,t?aa i expected, ; ?'. * 'A resident ;^f thV!Wollombirec0nt ly ^urohM^'wh^t was put down as ^isplendid Mky horse; Vr^The vendor was^ghtj-the animal is sulkiest in - '^MaiSaioe ineeting -|s soon to te
DISTRICT NEWS. Ellalong. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. Ellalong. A very enjoyable school picnic was held at Ellalong on Saturday. The scene of festivities wo£ the recreation ground arid there was at large attend ance, including visitors from Cess nook, Millfield, Sandy Creek, Conge wai, and Wollombi. Mr. and Mrs. Ferrier (the local schoolmaster and his wife) seen to the enjoyment of the children. Each scholar received a prize, and they were happy child ren that wended they ways home ward at the conclusion of the day's festivities. A great football match was played by some of the young fellows. At one stage of $he game it was thought the Cessnock ambulance would have to be called into requisition. One player fell through the seat of his trousers andwas' in danger of being strangled when rescued by his mates. The game was curiously scientific. There is talk of another football match being held here shortly, by that time it is expected that the Gessnock Hospital will be opened. The married ladies' rape was a looked-forward-t...
Cessnock Rifle Club. PRESENTATION OF PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Cessnock Rifle Club. PBESENTATION OF PKIZES. The annual presentation of prizes in connection with the above club was celebrated- in a fitting manner at the Northumberland Hotel on Satur day evening by a dinner followed by a social evening. Occasion was taken to entertain the members of the Cathering Hill Bay Club who k were in .town that day shooting a match against a looal team. Dinner was served at 7.30, and when ample J justice bad been done to the good thing provided by Host Winkleman those present adjourned upstairs for the purpose of carrying into effect the social part of the programme. Mr Marshall occupied the chair and presided over a large attendance. The toast of '' The King ' having been ' proposed by Mr. O. King was duly honored. The toast of ' The Visitors' was in capable hands with Mr. Barton, '? who eulogised the visitors from a ' sporting standpoint as well as that of good fellowship. , The toast was acknowledged by Mr. J. Clark (cap tain of the Catherine Hill Bay t...
The Great McEwan Co. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
The Great McEwan Co. All ara'ngements are now com pleted for the appearance here of the above celebrated combination in the Cessnock Hall to-morrow evening, when they are sure to meet with the same success here as they have done elsewhere. Popular prices are ad vertised. Another performance will be given on Monday evening when an entirely new programme will be the 'Press,'' Ch. N. Z., says: 'Never '???? inside the walla of the Theatre Boyal was so much laughter ever heard, as that created by the Great McEwen and bis clever company last evening.' ?'.- The theatre was crowded in every part, and hundreds, had to be turned ? away. Mr. McEwen is^ without doubt the best entertainer in his class that has even visited this city. . The fun begins from the time he starts his performance. Miss Flor ' ? ence Bartely is the possessor of a beautiful mezzo soprano voice, her rendering of Tosti's 'Good-bye' was worth walking miies to hear. She has a charming stage presence, and had to respond to se...
Billiard Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Billiard Tournament , ? Tfai eleventh, flying handicap , tournament held under the auspices .'* pi *ttiB*«ommittee of tfce Sohool of Arts was played, off on Monday night. There was a large attendance of onlookers, and some good play and dose games resulted. The games ; ?; were 75 up and the three tables ?r-were brought *into requisition. . The b|st break of the evening was made of. a. snacKieroro ao, wnue wave Gordon's run of #1 was next best. The final was won by A.G.Lloyd, off 40, beating the odds on favorite W, McGarvie. on the post. Mac played a solid game, but the out eider lasted long enough to secure the ' coveted trophy by 4. Mr. George Jobling handled the reins of manage ment in his usual competent style. Following are the particulars : — First Bound. — J. Smart 47 on beat H. Court 49 on, W. McGarvie 30 on beat A. Lewis 28 on, A. G. ?Lloyd 40 on beat J. Biggers 25 on. The following had byes : T. Grant 38 ' on, R. Stewart 52 on, H. Eolfe 40, A. L. Pogonoski 28, W. Young 49, ...
Re-Rating. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Re-Rating. For the purpose of re-rating, the \ Water Board is securing particulars concerning rental value of properties. The Board recently applied to the shire council to obtain the necessary particulars for them, but the council didn't have them, so gave the Board to understand' they had better secure the information lor themselves. m$^-- '??'?V \* ???... [A;^;,; ? ? To obtaiB-the ^Bews of the town lp®A;/;ypu,musti::3gifecrife;'*j&rttoe; EAGLE. ^^«s%*M^dgedi!bjr aiT readers, ;
Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Police Court. ? ? - - ? a ? » !!? ?? -; The fortnightly court 'on Tuesday was the medium of small business. Mr. O. fl; Gale, P.M., occupied the ^ Bench, and the following cases were 7 , decided :— . y 'K 13. B. Young, Industrial Inspector, proceeded against George Grace, contractor, Bellbird, for failing to exhibit the proper award. Mr. A. E. Westcott,' appearing for defendant, '? UJl9GVUovA KU11UV \JAJ ^11O UWUWlIt J.UV facts of the case were that defendant had an out of date award exhibited. Fined 10b, court costs 6s, or an al ternative of 7 days. '? '? ? Same V. James Bros., Weston, for failing to keep time and pay sheets. 'Defendant pleaded guilty and was' f ned 10s, court costs 6s, or 7 days. Same v, Arnold Cramp, for failing to pay overtime.— This case was withdrawn. *?? A number,, of cadets were arrayed ( before the Bench on charges pi ne ,r electing to attend compulsory drill. Defendants were fined 2s, and 5s costs, in default to spend a period v * in the detention barracks....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Promises of subscriptions amount ing to £1500 towards the establish ment, equipment, endowment of a Roman Catholic college in connection with the University ci Melbourne were made at a meeting held in St. Patrick'sCatbedral, Melbourne. Prior to the meeting which was held to confirm the desirableness of a Roman Catholic college being built, an ad ditional sum of £35,300 was promised. .^ . .
Inspection of Wollombi Roads. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
Inspection of Wollombi Roads. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Cr. Snape and Mr. Lindeman (en gineer) put in four days during the week on a tour of inspection of the roads in the Wollombi end of the shire. They visited Payne's Cross ing, Wattagan to the head of the mountain, Dairy Arm, Murray's Run, and Yango. They also inspected the main roads which are reported to be in very fair order. &nbsp; At Wollombi the visitors were en tertained by the Progress Associa tion. Good-humoredly it was ex plained that they heard of and read of councillors but now it was a pleasure to meet one. The various speakers expressed themselves pleased to see Cr. Snape interesting himself in the Wollombi district. Cr. Snape promised to to his best to see their district obtained justice.
THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 5 June 1914
THE INQUEST. The inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Charles Boag was conducted at the Cessnock Court House on Wednesday morn ing, before Mr. George Brown, Coroner. Senior-constable Nowland conducted the case for the Crown. Eliza Minta, residing in Northcote street boarded at her place and re sided in a one-room hut at the rear of her house ; witness saw deceased after dark that evening under the influnce of liquor. He had a jar of wine in his hut ; witness advised him to have a lie -down. Deceased went into his hut to lay down and witness saw through the door a big fire in the grate ; witness spoke to deceased about having such a large fire and deceased said that it would be all right, he would get plenty more coal. Later on, about 9.30, she saw the hut in flames. Herbert James Buckland, miner, Aberdare, residing close to the scene of the fire, saw the hut on fire at about 9 30 o'clock on the night of the 30th May. Witness burst the door of the hut open, obtaine...
"THE MOST DRUNKEN STATE." [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 12 June 1914
'THE MOST DRUNKEN STATE.' The poor old Mother State is ac quiring a reputation that is haidly war ranted to excite the envy of our New Zealand Temperance.' brethren. In the annual report of the New ?South Wales Alliance, appears the fol lowing1: — 'There is still an appalling amount jtof .drunkenness^rtt^bout ; ihe State,, only a portion 'of WiiicTi is iesristercd in police court convictions. During 1913. the totai number of convictions for dninkenness.only Avas 28,274 ; other formed part of, ^thc charge, (druoken ncss with disorderly conduct), 418$ women — a total of 32,459. In 1912 there were 32,077? But it has to be remembered that in 1913 ever 2000 pledges were taken at the Central Police Court, in which the conviction was not recorded. New South Wales is easily the most drunken State in the Com monwealth.' ''
Cessnock Lime Deposits. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 12 June 1914
Cessnock Lime Deposits, At the Warden's Court, East Mait land.on Friday, the application of A. A. Holland for permission to enter portion 132 of the parish of Pokolbin to search for limestone was granted. Tbis application was before the court on repeated occasions. The enginedrivers are about to seek a new award. A woman is very keen on bargains stili she doesn't want a cheap man. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure; For Coughs and Colds never fails, 1/6. -? ?? ? -...? . ,..''-*-??' p ?,?'' - . ,\ Theiie' is an agitation on foot to have a road made from Sydney to Newcastle. The American Trade Commis sioners 'state that Queensland is naturally destined to be a cotton producing centre. %. The average nominal rate of wages paid to employees in manufacturing industries in the Commonwealth is £2/9/3 a^eek for males and 19/8 for females. There was little doing at Cessnock on tlie holiday. A large number of people made Newcastle tbeii rendez vous for.ih'e day, the races being the principal atfcij...