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Mr Price's Candidature. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Mr Price's Candidature. Mr R. Atkinson Price, one of the V candidates for the Gloucester elector- ' ate at the next election, addressed a large meeting at Miller's Forest some few weeks ago. An account was sent to most of the leading papers of the ? colony which was so misleading, that Mr Price in writing tn n. narfipiilnr friend states exactly what be hid say. .. We publish an extract from the letter for the benefit of those who read the ; erroneous report : — 'I may point out that . in dealing j ' with ..the land question I contended that we had failed to settle an agricul- ' ' tural population upon the land, and that it was neceasary to classify and survey Crown lands and divide them into paBtoral and agricultural holding^/ in the near future, so that cheap ligh^^ lines of railway could be constructed ? - so as to afford easy means of transit, such light liuea , to be used as feeders to the trunk lines. I pointed out tho systems adopted in the United States and Canada, and I cont...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Woodward' v. Kennedy — Trespass; Claim £5. Mr C. £\ Thomas for plain tiff. Verdict for full amount claimed, with costs of court 21a, and expenses of - three witnesses. Parlter v. Newman— Claim for £7 r on dishonored pro note. Mr C. P Thomas for plaintiff. Verdict for full ? ftmnnnf. toi'tll onni-f; dftofj . uesses expenses to be paid in install me&ts of £1 per week, . Penning v. Robert Godwin— Claim for £15 money lent. Mr C.P.Thomas for defendant. Plaintiff nonsuited with expenses oi three witnesses. A McPherson v. Newman — post- -? poned till next court. A. McPherson v. Alf.1 Burdekin — settled out of court.
Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Commercial. DUNGOG - H, 0. Dark & Co, report aa follows .Maizo: nominal. Eggs, 7d to 8d doz, falling. . Chaff, 38 ; dull Bacon, 4}d Butter, 4d to Cd . Cedar, Board, 15s .to 16s per 100ft. Ducks, Is 6d to 2s Fowls, Is Gd to 2s Potatoes, 3b Gd to 4sowfc, Oats, 2s. Beeswax, 8d per lb. Honey, 10a tin. (Keroseno tins objection able.) \ * ? Capo barley, 2s 6d j English barely, 2s 6d. Edward Piper reports — Maizo Market — The bottom has fallen out j completoly, and no sole whatever ; old | weevilly samples ore being almoBt given* away. Prices cannot bo quoted until tho market settles down. Oats, 2s pp* bushel ; Honey, 10s 6d per tin Barloy, 2s 6d per bushel Potatoes, £3 10a, plentiful. Chaff, £4 to £4 10a Eggs, bought in any quantity at highest mar kot rates. Bacon, improving a little, best worth 4d Wax, 6d to 8d Cedar, to 46s, according to size and quality. Butter, plontiful, 4d to Gd.
The Typhoid Poison. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
The Typhoid Poison. Dr Victor C. Vau»han, ProfeBBor of Physiological and Pathological Chemis try in the University of Michigan, hue announced lo tho State Board of Health, the result of a series of ex periments, which have ended his claims m the confirmation of the germ the ory in the cases of typhoid fever' rPk- f ? .. o „nf ,„;u, AUO JO,Di »»uo ]jiuuuv.uu m wvi/j 'i'14 I more completeness and success than has ever before attended such en deavours j and those of Dr Vaughan's friends who have witnessed tlie experi ments and their results declaro that the germ theory nr typhoid feytr.is now a settled fact. The cat inoculated showed, all the symptoms of tho disease, especially that of n greatly heightened temperature, a system heretofore lack ing in all other cases of inoculation. Dr Vaugban, in reference to bis dis covery, said: . ?- ' Last August there was an opidemic of typhoid fever in the village of Iron Mountain, a place in northern' Mich igan of about 4,000 inhabitants. Part of...
Stung to Death by Serpents. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Stung to Death by Ser pents, Topeka, Kansas, Dec. 2. — Geo. Higgins, a Topeca travell ing man, confirms the story briefly told in the press des patches of the death in Cherokee r,F A „„„ct S^rnrl^r and his wife, on their wedding night, by serpents' poison. Mr Higgins was one of a party of hunters consisting of ex Postmaster M' Pherson, ex Sheriff Babb. W. F. Sapp, and W. E. Stice, all of Galena, Kan. They were in camp on Shoal creek not far from the Indian Territory line, -tnd , within gun shot of the cabin occupied by Schrader and his bride, and early in the morning they participated in the festivities at old man Schrader's house in i ? ' ? v xi ? : ? _x i.:„ nonour ox uie mai l uige in ms son. Tlie cabin was less thfm 100 yards from the father's, and - had been newly liuilt on the latter's farm especially for the young couple. It had only one room and was built of logs, with a rough pine lumber floor and roof. A perpendicular ? rock, forming part of a bluff was used for one wall o...
BUNGWALL. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
BUNGWALL. ? The .following cases were heard be fore his Worship F. W. Garstang, Esq., P.M., on Monday the 19th inst. POLICE COURT. - . Police v. Thos. McBride, junr. — Allowing carcass to remain on public road, without causing same to be burnt. jnnea aus, witn &s lua costs ot court. Same v. 8ame — Using insulting words to bailiff in execution of his duty, whereby a breach of the peace might have been occasioned. Reman ded till next court for sentence. ? Police v. Richard Power — Drunk and disorderly. Pined 20a and 4s iod court costs. Police v. Tbos. Godwin— Drunk and' disorderly. Fined 20s and 4s lOd court costs. Currie v. Newman — Claim for wages. Mr C. P. Thomas^ appeared for defen dant. Case dismissed with £1 Is pro fessional costs. ? . | Newman v. Currie— Assault. Fined ^ | 30s. Mr C. P. Thomas appeared for complainant. Currie v. Newman — Assault. C. P. Thomas appeared for defendant. In this. case defendant was bound over to keep the peace for 6 months in his own securit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
Subscribe . ' , TO THE ? ! 'CHRONICLE' — AND — Be Happy. Seiul Your Orders to tlie 'Ciionicle Office' for JOB PRINTING. I Advertise in tlie 'CHRONICLE' It Will Pay You. TO STAND THIS BEA-S0N - AT - Church Hill, Monkerai, Tub Roaiister SiAiiioy Touaag Sfiales* YOUNG SHALES by Flying Shales (imp ) dam by Protection (imp.),' from Deception'by Nojv Warrior (imp.) . - ; ? TERMS : £2 Per Mure ; reduction ..for two or moro mures. . Good sccuro paddocks provided; Evory ?euro taken, but no responsibility incurred. -..v Apj't.x— H GEO. W. TITCUME, . Church Hill, Monkerai^ - - ntffffl TO STAND THIS SEASON I |J$3rci BARRINGTON, 'Thk Blood Stallion v: ?. Cr 3E& A T X S. CiHATiS has stood 4 aeneous at Harrington and given ovcry satisfaction ; his stock havo; now brcn broken- in and aro very. quiet, and cannot be surpassed as good hacks. : Terms — Moderate, to meet tho time^; for Singlo Muro £1 15s ; Two or rmore^proporty. nf ctiiino' 'on nor £1 10s caeh. Good - Paddocks provided for mares...
The Late Mr. D. Tierney. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 23 February 1894
The Late Mr. D. Tierney. (Bxa Distant Priend.) In tho death .of Mr D. Tierney. re corded in your issue of the 6th inst., juet received, Dungog loses one of its most characteristic members. At once ono of the oldest residents and a man oF pronounced individuality, the late Mr Tierney commanded much atten tion on tho part of his fellow towns p«ilr u ? l- 1 ? ? ? ? j ivm UUU infill/ UO OUIU bU liuvt) UUUUpiHU a privileged position among them. He had for years past the undisputed right to criticiso the sayings and doings of all Dungog and district, and dearly did the old gentleman love to exercise this right. Fow have escaped his ceriaurp, and that pronounced in the most vigorous and explicit termB, but com ing from Tierney it was always taken calmly, or at least with the best grace possible. For one reason, perhaps, the old man possessed a caustic wit that it was just as well not to provoke, though in nine cases out of tea I honestly bolievfe no harm was meant, and the criticism merely...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Clarence Town CROWN LAND SALE. Department of L'inds, Sydney, 7th February 1894 A T the Court House, Clarence Town, x\. on Tuesday, the 27th Inst, at 12 O'clock noon, tlio following will bo offered nt auction, viz.: 11 Suburban Lota, being Nos 73 to 77, 79, 80 141, 143, 144, and 140; town of Clarence Town. . And 14 Country Lots, being Nos, 96 102, 103, 109, 117, 118, 119, 121, 122, and 124 to 128, Parish of 'Ufiington, and near Clarence Town. Area, Tho Suburban Lots from 10 acB. 3 roods 30 perches, to 20 acres; and the Country Lots from 37 acres 3 roods to 84acrcs 3 roods. Upset prict s. The Suburban Lots from £27_10s to £50 per lot; nnd the Country iiots No 109 £1 lis 3d per acre, inclusive of £2 for improvements; and tho remainder £1 10 per acre. ?Terms, 25 per cent deposit, and the balance of tho purchase-money to bo paid within 3 years, in 3 equal anuu&l Instalments, with interesta5 percent added, as regards the Suburban lotB, and within 3 monthB as regards the | Country ...
Lonely Death. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Lonely Death; What appears to be a case of deter mined suicide in tho bush was dis covered and reported to the Sydney po lice. John Bagnell, a fisherman, re siding at Bay Street, Botany, found the dead body of a mnn in tlje bush at Bnmburrah Point, Botany Bay. A broken rope was round the neck, and it appeared that the man had hanged himself to the branch of a tree, and tlinf llm rnnfl burl nftprwnrds hrokpn. The man had probably been dead about 24 hours. The matter was reported to. the police, who had the body con veyed to the South Sydney Morgue, where it now lies awaiting identifica tion. Tho police supply the following description : — From 35 to 40 years of ago, 5ft. lOin. high, dark complexion, black hair, beard and moustache, turn ing grey, brown eyes, two teetb miss ing from upper jaw, sharp features. The body was dressed in an old brown paget coat, dark grey vest, striped trousers, black hard felt hat, white cot ton socks with red baud round top, blue striped cotton shirt, wh...
Telegraph Without Wires [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Telegraph Without Wires Mr 'W. H. Preeco, tho Engiin er-in Chief and Electrician of the. London Department of Telegraphs, has claimed to have invinted a moans of conduct ing telegraphic messages without tho aid of wires. He asserts that he'ean cause the lound to radiate any distance from any given point, and that it will yet be possible to hear noises which may have thuir origin in the sun, or to -telephoiio lo the planet Mars. Mr Preeco has been investigating this matter for some time. In 1862 be conducted experiments on tele graphing through ihe air botween the island of Flat Ilolme and the Welsh const a distance of o'»er tluee miles.
The Alien Question. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
The Alien Question. Referring to the danger threatening Australia ns a result of the influx of Aliens, an Orango contempory Bay?: 'A quiel|v .alk down lower George- stn ot a stroll through Woollooinc oloe, or a piowl tli ough Ri dfern, or some other of the Svdney suburbs, and it will soon be Bton thnt tho children yiu meetare of decidedly mixed parentage. You will, without undue scrutiny, soon see that the brand of the Mongolnn is in deMbly stamped upon thefneesof a largo proportion of the .youngsters .playing about tho ttreeis nnd lnnes. Children of tendor ago of q uite a n foreign cast of face sc 0111 10 he far more numerous than those of oithor , tho Saxon, Celtio, or Teutonic type. They seem small gener ally, loo for their agts, and of puny limb and weak physique, as if half nour ished, or else enfeebled through want of geod fresh air. The bulk of the children 0110 BeeB in the euhurbs of the metropo lis loolc*mon; like tho youngsters that seem to never go to bed in Florence, Nap...
ALBIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
ALBIONS. J. Hodges, 0 and b Taylor .... 2G G. Wright son, T) Pott jr - ... 3 . H. Abbott, e Eobnrdf', b Mills 10 A. Boots, e and bMills ... \ 1 ? A. Mooro, b Robards ... x ... 19 ? G. Hancook, b Eobards ... 1 G. Hiio, b Mills ; ... . .... . B ? TJ Connolly, run out .... 5 . J. Henny, b Mills .T. r.n ' ? E. Ncwoll, .b'Mills ...- ? - 9. E. Bradbury, not out ... 0 Sundries ... .... ... ? 7 97 O11 Saturday last, the Clarence Town Public School Boys journeyed to Dun gog and played the representotives of tb'e Local School a friendly game of cricket, which resulted in a win for the visitors t-y 6 runs, after a very ex citing contest, The scores were : — Clarence Town, 33 and 39 ; Dungog, 39 and 27. Had the local boys fielded well, they would havo very probably won the .natch, but owing to the num ber of catches missed by a couple of the team, they could not expect to win. For the winners, P. Bridekirk bat ted best with 13 and.i9, whilst for the losers, D. Day and E. Alison with 14 and 10 r...
Passing Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Passing Notes. And yet another sceno in Parlia ment. The monotony of a privato member's business night was broken on Tuesday last by a sermon, which ono of tho members (Mr Hindle) hnd preached at L'thgow on the previous Sunday. It was no ordinary discourse that's certain, for tho hearers remom Koroil ovnvv wrirrl nf t.hn nrnnohnr's ut teraneos, and someono, more alive to sear.dal, or good printers copy thin the people's bouIb, sent it' to the news papers. Mr Hayes sot the ball a roll ing, and the first thing dono wsb to have a cleric of Parliament rend there port of Mr Hindle's sermon. It cer tainly was not nice rending for theears of the House, for tho gist of the preacher's declaration was, that three honorablo mombors were the three biggest blackguards in the colony. It wa3 certainly in awfully bad taste for Mr Hindle, even though the pious man may be as good as gold himself, to say such a thing, nnd as he happened to be absent, and no one seemed exactly to know what ought to be ...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Crickets On Saturday last a one-innings match was played at Dungog, between the Dungog Second Eleven and the Albions, and resulted in a win for the latter by 47 runs. _ The following are the scores':; — DUNGOG SECOND ELEVEN. -A. Bobaids,.run out ? .. 3 G. Walker, b A. Boots ... ' 0 ? E. Taylor, b A. Mooro ... 1 W. Mills, stp. Hodges, b Honny 10 H. Lill.vman, 0 Uonny, b Hodgos 19 J. Gardner, b Honny ? 0 W. Wrighteon, bA. Boots ... -0 W. Potter, 0 Abbott, b Mooro 8 W. Bollinger, not out ... 0 .T. Hall, b Hodges ... ... 1 G. Oclfo, b A. Mooro... ... 0 Sundries ... ... ... . 8 ,60
Local and General [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Local and General Political. — Mr Alfred Byan, whose oloquence has from time to time stirred up the people of Dungog, addressed a large gathering of pooplefrom the bal cony of the Royal Hotel on Saturday night, and judging by the enthusiastic manner in which ho was received, he will certainly make things hum at the general election. Alfred would not give the franchise to women ; he says tbo banks ot the country aro oniy pawnshops ; is opposed to unionism ; favors the North CoaBt Railway, and payment of members, but be is not going for the paltry £300 a yenr him self. The chairman, Mr G. Hancock, who referred to the candidate as a ' nice kind of hairpin,' called for a vote of confidence in bim, and it was carried unanimously. OnDEit Fob £1.— On Friday last two local gentlemon of undoubted integrity loft Dungog for the TTnder bank races, and being thirsty souls they purchased a bottle of Smuggler whisky from Mr J; Robson's. Having arrived at thatromanticandclassic spot known as Quart ...
" They Say." [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
'They Say.' Tlint Messrs Deards, Saxby, nnd p:irly aio - ut prospecting, and cxpect to strlkfl Fotr.oll'inR good. That tho local Council aro deter mined not to pay through the nrsofor their valuators. That Mr ~W. Gordon, who has just paid Dungog a visit, attributes the piosperity in New Zenland, in n large metsure to the dairying industry. That tbo local furmers should go in for milk producing, iiow that there is a faetory in the district. That Alt'. Ryan had a big meeting on Saturdny night. He is determined io gn to the poil, or tlie pulpit. Thai tl ore are still tl ree jntit nts at tho local hospital. That Mr C. II. Button's drawing 'cliFnes shield attract a large number of pupils. ' T'int there lins been a lot r.f sickness in t h(! dinlrirt laloly. That the coin crops in the district are exceptionally good, and tho y!old this year will be a heavy one. Tliut Mr J. Ii. 'Young has been wooing tho favors' of the Manning floi:lor.'-. It will bo a fierce fight be tween tho ex speaker a...
Latest News. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 February 1894
Latest News. [By Telegraph.] LONDON, Sunday. Tho Houao of Lords hna abandoned tho majority of amendments to the Parish Councils Bill. Tho Government of tho Argentine Republio have decidod to retain Bal four in prison till extradited. Englnnd is disregarding the claim to rolonse Balfour, who is being specially guarded to provont his esca^o. The British force hns sustained a de feat nonr Bathuist, tho capital of the WeBt Const in Africa, in an encounter with the slave dealers, owing to the treachery of tho native porters who decninpcd with the ammunition, thus leaving. the force defenceless. Three officera and ten men were killed, and 40 others wounded. Owing to tho proposed increase in the Italian duties on wheat, Russia rc fusoB to enter into a reciprocal troaty. At the anarchist demonstration at Bourdin's funeral, the mob followed tho procession hooting and spitting at tho mournors, who were with great difficulty protected by the police ; the infuriated crowd Tolling : ' Down with ...