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The Greatest Horse Jump WAS IT 39 FEET. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
The Greatest Horse Jump WAS IT 39 FEET. Chandler's big jump at Warwick in 1847 is still tho subject of occasional discussion. The distance, as we know, was variously measured. For a num ber of years it was thought to have been 39ft., but the editor of that sport ing paper in which the record wris lirsc puoiiBiiea arterwarus explained that this was a printer's erior, and that the distance was in reality 37ft. This in itself is big enough; so big, in fact, that thoro uro many horsemen in England lo-day who will swear it is exaggerated. The portion of the race in which tho jump occurred is re ported as follows m a description of the race in Bells Life of the issue of March 28, 1847: — ''This loft the lead with King of the Valley, but he re fused at tbo top of the hill, and soon after Regalia caught up with him. They raced together to tho brook with Chandler following them. Chandler's rider pulled back as tbey .approached it, expecting that Regalia would bring grief to somebody, and whe...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
On Saturday last the return match between the Dungog and Canningalla clubs was played on the Park, and re sulted in a draw on account of the rain. Elliott was elected captain of the Dungog, and winning the toss, de cided to send Canningalla to the wick ets. Tliey compiled 117 before tlie fall of the last wicket, the principal contributors being Moore (64), V. Haggarty (14), and Garrett (16). Dungog then commenced their first ?innings, and when stumps were drawn they had lost 7 wickets for 90, Grif fiths and Bingle being the not-out batsmen with 27 and 9 respectively. G. Wriglitson (27), and Webber (11) also played sound and attractive cricket. Deards bowled well for Can ingalla' and Filshie aud Webber trun dled well for Dungog.
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Cricket. Op Saturday last tlie return match was played at Clareval between Thal aba and Clareval, resulting in an easy win for the former by an innings and 24 runs. H. Jupp was the most suc cessful batsman for Thalaba, contribut ing 51 runs by sound cricket, 40 of which were made without giving a single cliance, which is a rare thing for tlie district of Dungog. W . Berry played well for 25, and J. Berry for 15. They were the only ones that reached double figures. For the los ers A. Dransfield, S. Gorton, and A. Bowden were the most successful bats men. Following are the complete scores : THALABA C. C. First Innings. H. Jupp, b Dransfield ..- 51 T. Lowrey, c Bowden, b Farley .1 J. Berry, b Brock ... 15 J. Jupp, b Brock ... ... 4 W. Berry, c Wenham, b Brock 25 R. Reeves, c Farley, b Brock 0 T. Yates, b Brock ... ... 0 E. Berry, c Dransfield, b Brock 0 J. Germon, b Brock ... 0 R. Berry, c Farley, b Brock 5 . A. Lowrey, not out .'. ... 2 Suni&ies ... ... , 9 r 112 ' CLAREVAL C....
Food Supplies and Taxation. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Food Supplies and Taxa tion. 'With nil tho abundance in the shape of food and manufactured articles, which is an undoubted feature of the present period, the problem of the day ia, how certain classes Of the community are to get a living. That Ull UlOU uugm KU, UIJU UlblUIUIiDljr Will bo able to make a fair and comfortable livelihood, few thoughtful men dispute. The whole trend of practical science and discovery, is to lighten mothods, of labour nnd increase production. In deed tho trouble' of to-day all round the world arises from an ovorsupply. Great breadth of -corn land, cultivated by labour saving machinery have glut tea uiu wonu s ureaustuu uiur&etB.. until wheat and flour have touched hitherto unheard of prices, ao that the Bmall, and not a few of the largo far mers, are nt their wits ends to know what crop to grow. Victoria has, for instance, this season a surplus of some thing like 6,000,000 bushols of wheat, beyond her own requirements, and looks round in vain for ...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Webi.ky'an. Sabbath 25th — Dungcg 10.30, supply, 7.30, Rev. F. Dixon, subject: ' Memory in other world.' ; Tele gherry 3 ; Monkerai (School of Arts) 10.30, Rev. F. Dijon. BEY. E. DIXON Lord's Day, Februarj 25th. — Thalaba 3, Mr Robt. Berry, sen., 7.30 Evangelistic Service ; Oakendale 3, Pastor R. J. Middleton ; Clar ence Town 7.30 ; Pastor R' J. Middletou K. J. MIDDLETON. Pastor
Local and General [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Local and General Mixing. — We learn that an expert from the old country is expected to ar rive in the district daily to inspect some mines for Messrs. W. A. Smith & Slade. It is to be hoped that he will be favorably impressed with the district and the properties he inspects, as upon his report will depend whether a large amount of English capital is iiir vested here or uot. Esceaot fiiom Lktxer. — ' Sir, — In 'Olecting my lot in lifo I unwisely do toriniued to become a seloctur. See ing tho good fortune of miny of my friends — (friends, I say ; those who take mo down for. a pound at racos, and drink at my expense)— I took up land with tho nope of selling to the 'squatter. I made a great miBtako. A bank assisted me to Becure sheep, and worked hard to fence, and made tho squatlor fonce, ami hccamo a general rocK or oitence 10 inac wonny indivi dual. I rnn up a long bill at the store which tho storekoepnr Boomed to' know lie will never havo paid. The bank has asked mo to reduc...
Latest News. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Latest JNews. [By Telegraph.! SYDNEY, Thursday. In the Legislative Assembly yesterday | Sir George Dibbs proooeded with the motion he had given notice of. declaring the state- J ment made by Hindle to be a gross libel on the House. The debate lasted till an early hour this morning, when the motion was carried by 60 to 20. ' Tho House then proceeded to discuss a further motion by the Premier, that Hindle bo brought before tho bar of the House and bo reprimanded. A point of order was raised by Cano, and tbo Speaker ruled that notice muBt bo given of the second resolu tion. I Dibbs stated that, under tho circum- j stances, lie would let the matter drop. In tho Legislative Council tho Stamp j Duties. Act has been further amended, and the Bill read a second time ; the Attorneys Admitsion ; Offenders Probation ; Sydney Corporation Act Amendment Bills wore read a first time. At tho intercolonial conference of gene ral' laborers yesterday, it was resolved to direct members to follow the. sh...
Mr. J. F. Holden at Dungog. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Mr. J. F. Holden at Dungog. On Wednesday evening Mr J. P. | Holder), Accompanied by Mr W. E. Johnson, quietly arrived in Dungog, for the purpose of enlightening tlie electors as to tho virtues of tho Single j Tax scheme. Mr Holden informed us that he bad announced himself in n Maitland pappr ns a Candidate for Durham, but it was evident that ? he either imagined that the Dungog por tion of the electorate was uot of much consequence, or that his personality was of sufficient importance to attract the multitude, an he did not deom it necessary to a1 nou nee his visit either by means of placards, or through the columns of the 'Chronicle.' As a natural conscquence only about 20 persons assembled to drink in the pearls of wisdom that fell from hiB lips. Mr G. H. Robinson took ? the chair and kept a masterly eye on the 'dicnunitire audience. Mr Holden spoke forabout20 minutes. One of the principal claims put for ward why he should be returned to represent this important constituency being...
Miscellaneous Items. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Miscellaneous Items. Sebastian Paure, a notorious anar chist; has been arrested in Paris, and 150 arrests have been made in Prance. The police who took part in the re cent capture of burglars have been given bonuses totalling £165. The Government of Cape Colony nas decided to annex Jrondoland, and a military expedition has been des patched from Cape Town for the pur- pose. The doctors state that there, is no foundation in tho report that Mr. Gladstone is threatened with blindness on account' of the 'formation of a cata ract. The villagers of Miafoume, French Soudan, threatened French envoys, whereupon their villages were cannona ded, and 100 natives killed. A shipment of eggs and cheese from Geelong, Victoria, has arrived in Lon don in excellent condition. The French police on Monday ar rested 18 anarhists, among them being a man named Paure, the father of the movement. 1 The people of a village in Hungary have crucified a woman accused of be ing a witch. An infernal machine was exp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
THOS. BAKEB, Practical Tailor, Dowling-strect-, DUNGOG. BEGS to return thanks to liis nuwreus customers for th sir past support, and uruBCs by ftricfc attention to bwsinens, to merit * curttinuanco of their patronage. I'ocro is no need tn send away for Clothes iVJieiithoy can. be unado as Cheap and us Good in tho town. A Perfect Fit Guaranteed. My Tweeds, Cloths, Doeskins, Serges, 'Llamas, Buckskins, Worsted a -d Bravei voatinps, Bodford and Manchester Cords, Hair Lines, Etc. Aro all of tho Best Materials to pick from, and well shrunk boforo making up. Tlie W.K.S.K Co. , (LIMITED), CLARENCE TOWN. The Company's Steamer Gooroei eaves Clarence Town' with Passengers hnd Cargo on MONDAYS, WED NESDAYS, and FRIDAYS at 9.30 a.m., and Newcastle on TUESDAYS, V THURSDAYS, and SATURDAYS at 9-15 a.m., until further notice. R. LYALL, . - Secretary. J. A. JONES, FAMILY B U T C II Hi JR. DiuigOEr. ;? rN taking this opportunity to thank tho ? JL' publio for past support, wishes to inform ? Inhabitan...
MAITLAND. E. W. SPARK'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
MAITLAND. E; W. SPAUK'b IIEP031T. Fat Cattle. — Fairly heavy supplies yarded at Campbell's Hill on Monday, and with only a fair- attendance of buyers, sales passed off satisfactorily ana values were unaltered. 1 have sold — J. Dixon,'- bullocks at £3 9s 6d ; W. Potter, bullocks from £3 5s to £3 12s ; Geo. Osmond, bullocks from £3 to £4 13s, cows at £3 3s ; J. Nowlan, bullocks at £4 15s ; ditto at £3 17s ; cow* at £2 18s Gd ; J. Tt. Mackav, bullocks from £3 10s to £4 10s, cowa at £1 15s ; E. Smith, cowb from £2 3a to £2 13s, ditto at£l 15s ; and other lots. Fat Calves. — Market low. Pi'gB^-Stj^t supplies forward; no alteration oiSfcfSt week's rates. ^ Mil'
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Sydney Markets. . Sydney, Thursday. - Flour — Quiet; old roller selling at from £8 5s to £8 10s ; Victorian, £7 15a to £8 per ton. . - Wheat — Dull and plentiful. New ? milling, nominally 2s lid per bus ; chick wheat, to 2s lid. Maize — Prime old river to 2s lid ; new Clarence River, 2s to 2s 6d ; Potatoes — ,Blueskins, prime, £3 15s ; Brownells £3 15s Od per ton. Butter — Good demand ; creamery and best brands of factory, 8Jd ; fac tory, 8d ; dairy, 6d to 7d per lb ; pas try, 4d to 5d Bacon — hand cured, 6d to 6J-d ; ? machine cured, 5dto 5£d ; middles, 7d to 8d. Hams — Colonial, 9d to lOd ; Bng . lish, Is. to Is 2Jd ; New Zealand at Is 0£d,per lb Honey — From 3d to 4d per lb, for pore. ? Lard — Dull ; finely rendered in .bladders, 3d to id ; bulk 2d' to 4d per lb. Cheese — Dull ; market glutted; best brands of ordinary, 2d to 3d; second, » 1-Jd to .2d ; Bmall loaf, 3d to 3£d per lb. Eggs. — Is Id to Is 2d; scarce. Poultry- — Prime, scarce; inferior, plentiful. Fowls at from 2s 6d ...