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Farmers' Association [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Farmers'" Association The annual meeting of the above named Association was held in; the School of Arts'011 Thursday afternoon.' The attendance was very small, those present being-'Messis. li. Cowan (Presi dent, in- the-chair), S.''Thornton, YV. "E Iieland, R. Noble, J." Ireland,' W. Wallace, 1J."Mealy, R T.- Keys, "G. Clarke, C. J.iSpratt, and- W.-J.-Watters. The;minutes of- thtTprevious:meeting were read and con firmed. ' _ 'The.annual-report:was readSby-Mr.; Healy as follows Annual Report. - " Gentlemen,—In presenting to the members'the seventh " yearly r eport ; of' the woiking of the Farmeis' Associa tion, youi Committee regiet to have to state that 1897;was : one* i>f: the worst periods iiii; its: history, there having been a. great falling off in tile weekly supplies1 at the Market- House, arid the conse quent value of the sales. Thi;; it is un necessaiy lo say, is a mosc seiious matter,-clemanding * consideration, be cause if the decrease slioukl continue in the same rati...
Pastures and Stock Protection Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Pastures and Stock: Protection Board. Mr. C. E. Doyle, the Returning Officer, opened the nominations of pastureL,directors!and sheep directors Tor the local P. and >S. P. Board, at the Court House, on Wednesday,, when : it was foui)d' tl)at only the required- num ber of directors had been nominated, as follows :f-rMessrs J. G. White, R. T. Keys; andE.R. White for iarge stock and Messrs. C. E . Doyle, D. Fibbins,: Ghas; H. Cox, T..Blunt and.J. Loner: grm for sheep. The r above; were ac cording))' declared duly elected.
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, FEB. 5, 1898. The Political Labor League. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
—the— Jl/lusweUbvoo^ (?liFomele O, sr.crcd weapon, left for truth's ilefcnce, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 1898. The Political Labor League. Yielding to the inexorablo pressure of facts the Political Labor League has withdrawn the " socialistic plank" of its fighting platform. The facts, as admitted by the League, are that the.majority of the working men who are supposed to bo represented by the organisation are not in favor of socialism, and tliat tho general public arc not in favor of it cither and regard with distrust any organisation which openly advocates it. But, although ■withdrawn from the platform, the " socialistic plank" is allowed to remaiu as a declaration of principle, and the majority of the speakers avowed their whole-souled adhesion to the proposal for - " the nationali sation of the means of production, distribution, and exchange." It fol lows therefo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
C. J. SPRA 77, AUCTIONEER AND GENEBAL COMMISSION AGrTSSTT, B; idge-streat, M uswe 1! brook, OFCICFi-) rromispa lately occupied by Mi'. J. (J. Lusooinbo, Architci-t. Wcelvly'Siiles of Fat, :nnl Store CaLl.lo, Sliocp, Pies, &C, .it HiiS's - Junotion r Hoie! ;Yardsj E¥SRY THURSDAY. Account^ Stiles Tf.ondeied Promptly. B. F^SKINS, PIANO & OIIGAN TUN El?, TIEPAIEE/r/ & AGENT. VISITS 'MUSWliLLBROOK AND DI:% •TKIOT REGULARLY. • . . y . , Tuning and Repairs liy rippjinl.trieii V'H'-d yciivlyVci.iijt.i'aot, at rorluocd fee. Proper i>iii;iy:i],ii'atlesihan's work only1, .»uil rnisoi: nb"e rlmrire*. ■ LeUi-rs n'ldresaad to .Snane, or orders left will Mi*'.Uofiluiiiiir.f Ann i-idtila! Miiswell- - Irool.-, will receive prompt attention. fa t&agSJ/a 3 Hunter Street, - • -=««=«>—SYDNEY. UAKKU'S STAND Alt]) Sl-lKTOIiLU BA550US," Sizes ltouii'1 or Squurc Point— f in witlo 5/- eich,; .» ®/~ „■ -7/6 -, „;v, )i - 8/6&lt; „■ • i'oyv i-iiKC. •" • Block Razors...
A Record Wheat Yield. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
A Record Wheat Yield. Mr. Thomas - Sweeney, of-:,Wallaba dah, it is.reported, ploughed a: quarter-, of an acrc :of land six times?"with the intention of putting; in lucerne;pbut he put in wheat instead.' ..On being' stripped the crop : yiejded - seven • and' one third .bags, or at the rate, of; -i20 ; bushels to the acre. This will take some beating.
Mrs. Beecher Stowe. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Mrs. Beecher Stowe. The health of Mrs. Harriet Beecher. Stoweis said to be better than on her June birthday last year. This year she is 84. Her appetite is excellent, and her strength such that she is to be seen daily during this' beautiful weather walking -with, her attendant oh Forest street, where her pleasant: home is situ ated. Mrs. Stowe's physical powers are remarkable, in view of Her advanced years,' and no doubt her out-door life does much to keep her in such good condition. Congratulations and remem brances came to her, as usual, from all parts of this country, and from foreign lands. It is forty-three years now since " Uncle Tom's Cabin" made its appear ance, but it is still as thrilling reading now as then.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
• SANDER & SONS'EUCALYPTI EXTRACT.— Under the distinguished patronage of His Majesty the Itinj?_of Italy, as per communication. made by the Minister for foreign Affairs, tlirough. the Consul General for Italy, ac Melbourne, March 14. 1878. Awarded diploma at tlie Amsterdam Exhibition, 1883. Acknowledged byMediualGUini'./s, andUni ver sifies all ovcrthc Globe. . There arc imitations ^ of Eucalypti Extract in the market, prodiiccd of simple distillation, forming crude, resinous oils. -In order that these oruc]o oils may not bo mistaken :for bur pure Volatile) Eucalypti Extraot, which is recognised by the Medical Division of tho Prussian Government to be of perfectly pure origin, as por information for warded to ns through the Consul at Melbourne, March 2,-1878, we .stateIt is proved. by tests made by tho Medical CUnics of the Universities of Bonn and Griefswald (Prussia);\and reported: to fby-Dr. SchultZj Professor of Phaiinacalogy at Eoun. arid Professior Dr. Mossier, Directr...
Patti's Pay. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Patti's Pay. Times have indeed changed' for Ma dame Adelina Patti since she made her debut at the Royal Italian Opera: House in London,' four-arid-thirty ' years ago. Maurice Strakosch then agreed with the Covent Garden manager she should sing for £50 a week, whereas' she now gets 800 guineas for one concert in London..
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Cricket. ;Tiiu following team has been selected to represent, Mus well brook Cricket Club in the return match with' Scone, in the Campbell trophy competition, to .■lie,played on the Scone ground to day (Saturday)Messrs - Garnsey,; Mat thews, McNeill (3),: Smith, Wallace,: ■Priest, l-Iallett, Baker, and Lipscomb.
Women in the Signal Cabin. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Women in the ' Signal Cabin. "At Amiens, eight miles from .Calais, I saw what I'; have never, seen before worn on working the switches in a signal tower. There were two of _tliem, and they appeared to have the station quite to, themselves. I make no- doubt that they find their work very agreeable and interesting; that they are faithful, that their homes are happy, and that they consider, .themselves very superior, ■ a:nd refuse to exchange calls with their." sis ter the ' bull-whacker* over in the field." —Cy. "Warman, in " M'Clure's Monthly."
Good Old, Aristocracy. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Good Old, Aristocracy. -.•What''.Is- the good old aristocracy; of England coming- to ? asks a contemn porary. An action has just been de cided by .the.'Court, of Appeal, in which Lord-William Nevill sought to recover damages for an alleged libel by the Fine Art. and General Insurance Company, Limited. Plaintiff was employed as the rWest.End agent of the company, and the alleged libel was contained in ,a cir cular issued by, the company to its sub agents and. insurers stating that Lord Nevill had ceased-to be their agent. The court held that no libel was implied. ..
Ireland Poor, But Provident. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Ireland Poor, But Provident. . Ireland, if poor, is provident. Accord ing to the Banking and Railway Sta tistics, just published, there has been a very large increase in savings during the year 1S94, the total amount in the Savings Banks in Ireland being close on £7,000,000 in December, ISM, as com pared with £6,219,000 in 1893. The actual increase is £7-i0,000 for the year, following an increase of £48,000 in the year 1S93, and an increase of £239,000 at the close of 1S92, as compared with December, 1891.
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Dentistry;" Dkntiusty.—J; Bealby-S:nith,D.D. S., from London and America, of 482 and 4S3Greorgo-street, Sydnoy, may bu scousultcd FiiEE'at Mrs. Hioks'' private blouse, Muswellbiook, monthly: ..Next visit, from 3 p.m on Thui sday, March 3, to 3 p.m. on Saturday, 5tla. Painless extractions guaranteed. Fiattorirjg tes timonials have been given by mnnyof the Squatters and llosidents in the district, certifying to the skilled : and satisfactory nature of . my work Charges strictly moderate, At 1113' Sy-duoy rooius'I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a ' groat reduction is mado"on ordinary prices. - M11, A.. E. Burbanlc, R.D.3., Vic and Now South "Wales; Surgeonand Mechanical Dentist, ELead Brauch, Tain worth.In consequence of his ac-. ■ cident,^ho : will bo. unable to make •further visits.for aonio lime, and re quests patients to wait. .\ Dentistry.-of the;higheststanding is "performed by Mr. Puucy B. Goiien (Honorary Dentist to tho Maitland Hospital), who visits Muswellbroolc the fou...
Rousing the Bishop's Servants. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Rousing the Bishop's Servants. A quaint practice exists at the Bishop of London's Palace at Fulham, and this consists in what appeal's to be a time honoured custom of waking up the episcopal domestics by means of a long j pole. At Fulham the palace lodge-keeper has a regular morning duty to perform | in knocking up certain of the servants at successive hours, beginning at about halE-past 5. The venerable man is pro vided with a slender rod some 15ft. in length, and with this he raps on the antique casements of the servants'. bed rooms in the quadrangle within the mas sive wooden gates of the large western archway, and he continues his attention until the sleeper gives a more or less grateful answer.
Too Much Haste. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Too Much Haste. Gazing: upon the rugged mountain scenery of the Main Range, a young lady remarked .* " How strange that all this beautiful, world should have been created and'fin ished in the short space of six days !" " It does look as if it wasn't finished' yet,"' remarked a matter-of-fact man. It looks for all the world as if it ha;d been thrown together in a; hurry. It would .have looked much more" work manlike if it had .taken three or four weeks to finish the job properly. Nothing that is done in a hurry is well done."
Police Court. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1898. (Before Mr. G. R. Evans, P. M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
Police Court. Thursday, Febrxary 3, 1898. (Before mi\.G. r. Evans, P. M.) James Dunn, Frederick Hill, George Briggs, and Charles Kelly, charged with travelling on the New South Wales Government Railways, on - the 3rd February, from Singleton to Mus wellbroolc, without haying- previously paid their fares, pleaded guilty, ".and were finedeach, with the alterna tive of 21 days jn ^[aitland gaol. They are taking it out.
"Wicked Tongues." [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
" Wicked T&ngues." The " Daily' News" states that a Society-for the Suppression of: Scandal lias just; been founded at Insterburg,in Germany.: The aim of the society is to suppress the too free use of the tongues of malicious traducers, with which the town, it is alleged, is beleagured, and more "promptly to punish the offender; To this end slanderous utterances will be taken up by: members on receipt of the-name of the offending1 person, that of the prosecutor, and names of witnesses. The members are bound by oath to keep secret all; matters concerning the society. The. cost of legal process will be defray ed by the society for the relief ofthe person caluminated. The establishment of such societies in otheiytowns is very warmly recommended, for " wicked ton gues" are no doubt there,• say the founders.;:;
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 February 1898
LATEST TELEGRAMS, :Sydney, iYiday. | With refence to the alleged murder of a. mnu named • Thompson,, near 'Moore:-Park,-••••early-.- this morning, a woman namod Cecilia Watson, who was living with the deceased in a hut, states that sho and the deceased were in the habit of visiting the Park." On .leaving the Park last night to go back to camp'three, men followed them, and on reaching the hut the men attacked deceased. - They knocked him down, and she ran into some bushes for pro tection. Ilaving disposed of Thomp son, the men tlien found l)6r. She al leges xhey dragged her out, and in turn, outraged her. Three men were detained by the police, pending an.in vestigation. . Deceased. was of the vagrant class.. Thero were no.signs of violence on the body.'-Ho had- been in failing hoalth with, heart.affection.. A post mortem esapaination was held, whenit was found that death'was due to heart disease, The coroner, there fore,: dispensed with an inquest, and tho three men dotainod were lib...