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Small Debts Court. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY I. (Before the P.M. and E. C. Brecht, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Small Debts Court/ Tuesday, February i. •' (Before the P.M. and E. C. Brecht, J.P.) Jno. Frith v,, Charles , Dines. Claim. £3 10s, for work "done and agistment, paid on stock. , • . • _ Mr. Mclntyre appeared for plaintiff. Defendant did not appear. _ Verdict for amount claimed with 5s costs of court. H. J. Clarke and Co. v S. E. Tap ner. Claim, £3 18s iod. . Mr, Mclntyre for plaintiffs. . Defendant did not appear. ; Xi.-Verdict, for amount claimed. with 5s costs of court. Two other cases were settled out of court.
Fruit Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Fruit Stealing. Complaints are numerours of the depredations of fruit stealers in local orchards and vineyards, &c., the theives apparently prefar to rob the gardens of old people >vho cannot get about very well to protect thetr pro perty, Mr. E. Glenister, of.. Market Lane, has been a heavy sufferer by the depredations of this class of snenk thief, having had i considerable quan tity of grapes stolen or wantonly destroyed, and it is to be lioped thi> thieves will be cnught and he given their deserts. A notice appearing in another part of this paper warns tres passers of the consequences if they are caught.
Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Official Correspondence. • The following items of correspondence from offioiul sources lwve boon handed to us fo publication by Mr. II. Gr. D. Fitz-Gferal M.P.:— Police Department, Inspector General's Office, Sydney, 28th Jnnr., 1898. Sir,—In reply to jour lotter dated the 21st ultimo. I beef to inform j'ou that I have recommonded the con struction of a portable cell for use at the Stewart's Brook police station. I have the honor, etc., Edmund Fosbeiiy, Inspector General of Police. Department of Mines and Agriculture Stock and Brands Sj'dney, 25th January, 1898. Sir,—I have the honor to inform you that the Hon. The Minister for Minos and Agricultural hag approved of the sum of £20 being expended for the erection of pound yards at Aber deen, and to specially request (bat this work may be proceeded with at once, for if not completed and paid for by the 30th June, any balance on the vote for this purposo will bo writtou off. Cor vouchers should bo rondered in duplicate. I liavo the hon...
Campbell Trophy. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Campbell Trophy. Muswellbrook and Aberbeen Clubs met on the latter's ground on Satur day afternoon, in the Campbell trophy competition, and a pleasant game re sulted in a very easy win for the vis itors, who batted with 10 men only, by 155 runs. Neither clubs were repre sented by their strongest team. For the winners Garnsey made 102 (re tired), Wallace 43, Smith 23 (not out), Lipscomb 21, and W. Campbell 16; and Lipscomb and Campbell bowled most successfully. For the losers Filewood, Wright and Cole batted nicely and Wright and Mason bowled with most success. But during the last hours play nearly every player on the home side was given a try with the bal[. ''Garnsey was applauded (jy both teams on registering the cen tury. Appended are the scores :— Ahekeeen. C. Filewood, c Rixon, b Lipscoir\b ja 0. Moutray, c Lipscomb), b Camp bell; 1.1.'...... i G. Wright, c Campbell b' 'Lips comb 14 T. Mason? c garnsey, b Qampbejl 3 Pi Smith, c Garnsey, b Campbell,,, I T. Baker, b Lipscomb.... H...
Aberdeen Flour Mill. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Aberdeen Flour Mill. In our advertising columns Mr. Schroter announces that he is now prepared to receive wheat for gristing at his stoam flour mill at Aberdeen. A rumour, supposed to have been circulated by somo unscrupulous person or persons, that the mill would not be working this season having gained wide publicity Mr. Schroter has found it advisable to enlist the services of tho Press to give the rumour an emphatic denial. . As there was a very large quantity of wheat grown in the district this season there should be enough grain harvested to keep both the district mills in constant work for a long time.
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Presentation. On Thursday afternoon the pupils attending the local public school tes tified to the good feeling which they bore towards Mr. and Mrs. Hazelwood by presenting the former with a silver fruit dish find the latter with a valu able silk parachute Mr. Hazelwood, who was taken by surprise, on behalf of himself and Mrs. Hazelwood, feel ingly thanked the children for their valued presents.
The Control of our Rivers. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
The Control of our Rivers. The efforts made by the South. Australian delegatus to the Federation Convention, to have the control of all navigable rivers plaoed in the hands of the Federal Government, ore being strongly opposed by the N. 8. W. delegates. It is vevy certain that if the Convention decides in favour of the S. Australians the whole press of this colony will oppose the Common wealth Bill when it is submitted for ratification, and the result will be its rejection and the putting back of federation indefinitely. ! ' - .
Msrriwa Stock Passings. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Msrriwa Stock Passings. [ January 24: 2300 fat wethers I Kiiterney to Hornebush, N. F. I Buchanan o\v"^eri J- t Kennedy in j charge. 25th: 1428 nl'*0^ ^ ,®!?eeP> Cullingral to West Maitland, Coup01' and Son owners, T. Loehy, sen., in charge. 27th: 1050 atoro bullocks Beechal station (Queensland) to Bengalla, R. T. Koys owner, E. R. McTaggart in charge; 1824 .fat wethers, Sand Holes to Flomington, John Arndell owner, Edward McGrath in charge. 28th : 370 store cattle (mixed), Bindalong, West St. George (Queensland) to Muswellbrook, N. B. Hamilton owner in charge.
Municipal Election. Nomination Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Municipal Election. Nomination Day. There was a good muster of rate payers present at tho Council Cham bers on Tuesday morning, the occasion of the declaration of nominations for the coming municipal election. Punctually at noon the Return ing Officer (Mr. E. C. Brecht) read tho advertisement ap pearing in tho Chronicle calling for nominations. He then read the list of nominations as follows : — Aldermen'. R. Eraser, nominated by Jas. Phil lips-aud; A. TT'. Suthei-land. " *" ;Lang, nominated by A. R. Lea, I. J. Minch, and W- Hill. •" A. R. Lea, nominated by A. R. Lang, P. Smith, and T. 0. Laycock. . M.,JRasmussra, nominated by W. Clendinning and W. G. Skinner. G. HayDe, nominated by I. J. Mirich and W. Campion. J. C. White, nominated by W. Clendinning and W G. Skinner. Ab. Weidmaun, nominated by W. ;Clendinning and W. G. Skinner. . : E. Bowman, uoaiinated by.'. M. Campbell, J. W. Humphries, and A. Southcombp, and a second nomination by Jas. Bhillips and. W. M'Neill. S. Lea, nominate...
Harvest Thanksgiving Services [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Harvest Thanksgiving Services The harvest thanksgiving- sorvices held an tho Wesleyan churches at Muswellbbrook and Kayuga, on Sunday last, were well attended. The Muswellbrook church was splendidly decorated for the occasion, flowers, greenery, fruits, and vege tables of all kinds being displayed in rich profusion, and numerous appropriate mottoes were affixed to the walls, etc. The arrangement of the decorations, etc., spoke volumes for the taste and skill oE those who undertook the task. The Kaj'uga church was also very prettily deco rated. Tho Bev. W. Brown con ducted services in the morning and evening and at Kayuga in the after noon. Large congregations assembled in both churches. At each of tho ser vices the minister preached interest ing and instructive sermons on the subject of seed time and harvest, making numerous references to the books of tho Old Testament. The summer harvest had been the most bountiful gathered iiy this district for years, and the autumn crops promised...
Cable News. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Cable News. London, Monday. A duel has been fought in Germany between Count William Bismarck and a Privy Coun cillor named Manbasli, whioh resulted in the latter boing severely wounded. Keen competition in the x>rovince3 between River Plato Companies has rosulted in tho lowering os prices generally, and has preju dicially !}£Eecto4 the galo of Australian frozen meat.' _ General Westuiacott, who commands a division of tho British army on tho north frontier of India, has roporteS to hoad quar ters that tho Namani Column became entang led in a gorge at Shin Kamar, and were attacked by tribesmen. During tho fighting Liout-Col. J. Haughton (tho Commandant) and Lieut. A. II. Turing (officiating wing ofilcor), Cjt tho Hlith Silths and Bongal infan try, were hilled. Lieiitommta Iirneat St. Ilughcs, Malcolm R. Walkor, ami Thomas Poroy Dowdnll (of tho King's Owti Yorkshire light infantry), together with eijrlit mon of tho regiment, were also killed, whilo 17 aro reported npsKiug, The tribe...
Presbytrian. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Presbytrian. The Moderator 01 the General As sembly of the Presbytrian Church of N. S. Wales is now visiting the Hunter and will preach here next Sunday, and oq Monday, 7th inst., a public welcome meeting will be held at which sacred musicwiU'be discoursed underthe com petent management of Mr. McMillan. As Dr. Bruce is well known as a clergy man of ability as woll as of standing we have no doubt his addresses will be well worth listening to by members of all denominations. Full particulars will be found in our aivertising columns.
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Cricket. The Coal Creek and Muscle Creek teams met, in the Fitz Gerald trophy competition, on the former's ground on Saturday, January 22. The scores fol low :— Coal Creisic xst Innings. J. Lonergan, b Wilkinson 9 S. Thornton, b Wilkinson .. 1 W, Thornton, b Wilkinson o T. Lonergan, c Dolahunty, b Wil kinson 17 C. H Cox, b Ward.... 8 H. Fibbins, c Luscombe, b Ward..; o G. Blunt, b Wilkinson o W. Lonergan, c and b Wilkinson./. 1 R. Williamson, c Ward, b Wilkin son ■. 5 J. Fibbins, not out ;.....I.. o P. Lonergan, b Ward ............I.. o Sundries .......r........ 6 Total ........................... 47 2nd Innings. S. Thornton, bWard ...v. 2 J. Lonergan, b Wilkinson.......*.... 10 T. Lonergan, b Wilkinson. 2 J. Fibbins, b Ward 3 W. Lonergan, b Wilkinson ......... .0 W. Thornton, run out. 3 C. H. Cox, c Dolahunty, bWard... 2 R. Williamson, b Ward.......... : 5 G. Blunt, c and b Wilkinson..1 H. Fibbins, not out o T. Lonergan, b Ward: ; o Sundries..............v..v [ 3 Total 31 Muscle Cr...
Allora Spring Wheat. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Allora Spring Wheat. Much has been said and written with reference to the good and had qualities of Allora Spring wheat— the latter, according to some autho rities preponderating. But tliei'e is indisputable evidence that the wheat is not altogether bad. A local farmer, who harvested a con siderable quantity of Allora Spring wheat this season, in order to satisfy himself of the value of the grain for milling purposes, had a quantity turned into flour for his own use, and lie asserts that the flour pro duced makes equally as good bread as that made from other flour, and he is unable to find any difference. Further, he has disposed of the whole of his surplus crop delivered in Muswellbrook at 3s 9£d per bushel, being full market price for best grain, the buyer being cogni sant of the fact rthat it was AllOra Spring wheat. Under these circum stances our farming friend thinks he is justified in believing that this wheat is not so bad as represented, and he intends to sow a larger area n...
Abducting a Baby. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Abducting a Baby. A very peculiar case was heard bo fore the Parramatta Police Court on Saturday. A woman named Daisy Bell, 43, yesterday applied at a bouse in Boundary-street for work. She was given work, but in n few minutes said she would go and see a friend, and took the baby with her. This was at 10 o'clock in the morning, and nothing, more was seen of tho woman, who was a stranger in tho town. All day groat anxiety was felt, for the safety of tho child, and the matter was placed in tho hands of the police, with the result that the woman was discovered in Harris Park, trottiug the child round soliciting alms, and stating that the child was dying. She was arrested, and taken to the Parramatta lockup, and the baby, which was eight months old, was taken baok to Us mother. Bell was sentenced to three months' hard labor in Darlinghurst Gaol. The following report from .Berrigafl' is a bit discouraging Efnrveating lifts' practically ended, and tlio result js pot @o satisfactory qs was...
Police Court. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY I. (Before the P.M. and E. C. Brecht, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
Police Court. •:Tuesday, February i. (Before the P.M. and E. C. Brecht, J.P.) An application, by Anthony Delia, for a hawkers licence was postponed for a,fortnight. Samuel Franks (17) and Joseph Franks (n) appeared on remand, charged with stealing a grey mare from the Singleton Road, the property of Harris Isaac Clark, of Muswellbrook. After hearing the evidence of Con stable Breen, Harris Isaac Clark, Fred-' erick Goulburn Hickey, Ed. Whitten, and Henry Yanz, the accused were discharged. Immediately on leaving the court Samuel Franks was rearrested on a charge of illegally using the animal. He pleaded guilty and was fined £2 ; in default two months imprisonment in Maitland gaol.
DISTRICT NEWS. (From our Correspondents.) Goulburn River [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. (From our Correspondents.) Goulburn River Our cricketers are doing grandly; they met and defeated the Bylong team at Kerrabee last week, and so far this season have won all their matches. They play the VVybong team at Worondi on Saturday next, and Mer riwa in a short time; so their hands are full already. The Secretary has neglected to forward me the Bylong score. Our bachelors gave a ball in the School of Arts on Saturday night at which there was a large attendance. Visitors came from Muswellbrook, Sin gleton, Merriwa and Bylong—some from near Scone in fact. The floor j was in splendid order, the music, by Mr. R. McKenzie, excellent and the night cool; so that if all did not enjoy themselves it must have been their own fault. The entertainers left no stone, unturned to make their visitors comfor table. At midnight they wero invited to a splendid supper, under the super vision of Mrs. Jenkins and' Mrs. Kirk; and at daylight to a-:good breakfast before departing to the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 February 1898
WANTED, GENERAL SERVANT, Applv" at Hospiuil. W. P.. ADAMS, Hon. Soc. Musical Union. TIIE MEMBERS of tho above nro re quested to MEET 'CO-NIGHT (2nd Feb) as usual. J. 0. LUSCOMBE, Hon. Sec. Presbyterian Church of New South Wales. qpHE Right Reverend the MODERATOR X of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY (DR. BRUCE) will PREACH IN ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, on SABBATH, Oth INST., at II a.m. and 7.30 p.m., and at Muscle Creek Church at 3 p.m. On MONDAY, 7th innt., at 8 p.m., a WELCOME MEETING will bo held in the Church, at which the Moderator will deliver an Address. A MUSICAL PROGRAMME of Solos and Choral .Music, under the direction of Mr. A, MacMillan. COLLECTION. ~ JAMES S. LAING, - Minister. Government Advertisement, Department of Public Instruction, COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION of J\. APPLICANTS for the OFFICE of PUPIL TEACHER in schools on the UPPER HUNTER, will be hold at the PUBLIC SCHOOL, MWSWELLBROOK, on THURSDAY and'.FRIDAY, the X7lh and 18th February, commencing at 9 o'clock a.m. Candidates, who must ...