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A THREATENING DANGER. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
A THREATENING DANGER. To the Editor. SiV, — It Beetns a pity that your cor respondent, Mr Laurio, should have nothing better to do than abuse a man he neither knows nor understands. 1 do not find fault with grantees, pion eers, wealth owners, or »ny other class, but do find fault wita a svstem wtuch allows the public value of innd to go into private pockets, instead of the public treasury, and then, to make up for this loss, taxes individual earnings for state expenditure. Mr Laurie seems ignorant uf the fact that all revenue comes front land. For in stance, the duty on tobacco, which is made from a plant, which plant grows from tho ground ; also the ingredients which produce alcohol, &c,, &o., all come from the land. Take any duti able goods and trace their derivation and see whence they cornel Why not put a direct tax on the increased value of land ft'id secure this legitimate means of revenue, instead, of introduc ing a thousand and one taxes on pro ductions which...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
EB1MS UEJteUBiDIHIHHHBH WATCHES. ABB OUABANTBEDTO QIVBBVSBT 8ATIBFACTI0K OTHEBWISB 'WILL BB BXOHANORD, 813 George-St., Sydney. (Opposite Railway Station) ( Tlio unrivalled Kbyless ') V50s. j V/atoit. A Strong, Roli- - 20s. (. able, Ohoop Tatcb. 3 f Knglisll I. aver, f ull-jowclled, com £2 1 OS. 3 ponsntion balnnco, 2 jours' t guaranteo. ( My unequalled . English Lover, £3 10s. ) full cororcd cap, patont notion, C 3 years' guarantee. ( My special Koy or Keyloss English £±] i over, compensation balance, patent action, 3voars guarantee ( Jirst-olasBKoy orKeylessEoglish £ 4 1 OS. } Lover, full covered cap, patent, (.hand finished. 4 years' guarantee. /?First-class Koy or Keyless English «t 1 lever, compensation balarico, full _ j covored cap., 'hand-finished, 6 years' ~'Cgu«r5ntco. ( Tlio ACME English Lover, full ohro T o J nometer balance, adjusted, IB ruby 1 jewels, a correct timekeeper, 6 years' (. guarantee. Fiy-bock Minute OIIItONOGBAPHS, £8 8s. Tho SPORTSMAN, £10 10s. Six Tears' g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
:V/THO$. BAKER, Practical Tailor. Dowling-slrcet, DI'KGOG-. BEGS to rolu^n thnrVs Imp nrnvrew customers' for thjir p»i*t srpport, m»d uriu.Cj l,y flrir.t nttenlii n to l.\is;niss, If trcri! a cbntimmnco of Ihoir patronage'. rnpre is no need io send, jiwuv for Clollief wiit-iillifly can bo mudo aa Cheap und . os . Uuud in the lown. ? A Perfect Fit. Guaranteed., t ' * Tr~' * : l My , » Tweed s, Cloths, ?Poej-kins, Serpes, ..v ^ Uainas, Buckskin?, V y Worsted a -d Benvoi *. 0 .t Pg*, * - . Bedford mid Manchester Cords* ITutr Lines, TJte. /' :- Arc nil of the Best Materials to piek^from, . and well shrunk beforo making up. Tlie W.E.S.K €(-. (LIMITED), CLARENCE TOWN. H10 Company's Steamer Cooreei eaves Clarence Town with Passengers ' 'liiid Cargo on MONDAYS, WED NESDAYS, and EllIDAYS at 9.30 . a.m., and Newcastle on TUESDAYS, . - THUKSDAYS, and SATURDAYS at 9.15 a.m., until further notice. ?B. LYALL, : ? Secretary. * J. A.' JONES,/' FAMILY BUTCHJHiJR. Pnngog. XN taking this' opportunity ...
What Ailed the Calces. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
What Ailed the Calces. ' Meroy, .Brvlgot I What's the matter with these cakes ?' . ' I diiii know, mum.' ' Tiioy tasto oi coap.' . ' Yis,: muui. I couldn't find the soa^stone griddle; an' so I soaped the Iron one.' - Iav only a small cigarette, . But my work I irill get in, yen.ket, ' Ppr tho .stern coffin muer ' And the grim undertaker - Will declare I tiring fish to their set ' I® 19 said that the monkoy will smoke d^an. and pipes; hut cannot bo Induced to touch oif3t.-_ ettes. This seems to be anothor proof that tba monkey is possessed of a htghor degroo of intclll goneo than we had ever supposed. ? Oh, eow I used to love to sea Hlth smoking cigarettes, Inhaling smoke in volumes and PufBng it ont in jots. But now I miss him on the Streots, he's gone — I wonder wheza; 7rom smoking oigirottes, I guess, To climbing goldon stairs. - Mr tovs* is a'hashful youth, And, though he lores me well, ' Hope long dolayed makes me afraM - ' His love he'll never tell. : Now, rre resolved that, on...
He Didn't Laugh. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
; He Didn't Laugh. Scores ol others.hare tried that same thlaf # the ekating rink and - failed. If jfu ori glWii-»- ^ along with your hands behind year bee*,' a*- , you attempt to tarn a comer, the e^ailillri*^-. -. is destroyed and-you might as well sit down,. Xp' - . sat down. A doxea or store skaters langhe* heartily. He looked indlgoant, ol o^araa^ - and be went oQ again with en injured expree .1,,,, «f mnnlaiinu ftna thnu ahn . noased bis discomfiture followed and orirtoek him, and said : ' . 'Beg pardon, but yon fell down. All tka ' orowd out me laughed. I didn't. I never do.' The victim looked at the mas In a clammy sort of way for a few seoonds and than weat oa. . l-Ee had hot gono round twiea when he was agala overtaken, and the man said : 7 'You may think I did, but I didn't. Soma of 'on yelled out : ' Ha, ha, ha I' and some .tit - tered ; ' Ta-he-he 1' but I waa solemn. I always am.' , .' ? 'You-goon 1' exclalmed;tho fallen man in hla-~ dudwjh. - 'But you fell dewn.' 'Ani...
A & H Association. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
A & H Association. „( \ ? ? ? — x : A meeting of committee was held on Friday last. There wero present- : — ? Messrs. G.S.Waller, (in the chair) ? P. J. Fitzgerald, J. Barnes, G. A. ? Mackay, J. M. Dowling, A. Tighe, T. Carlton, H. C. Dark, J. Thompson, H, E.Elliott, J. Walker, R.|W. Alison, S.~ J. Carlton, D. J. Bruyn, J. A. Jones W. Moore, W. Potter, J. Cavanagh, F. A. Hooko, and W. Bennett, sec. Mr Tighe apologised for the absence of Mr Irwin. Tenders were opened for the paint* . ing of buildings on the Show Ground, and were as follows : — F. L. Erring' I ton, £17 lis; J. Tierney, £19 ; if. A. Hall, £21. 10s ; J. Rogers, £24 lOs ; The tender of Mr.Errington was ac- - : cepted, A motion that the whole matter stand over until after the show ' being lost. The election of Stewards was pro. ceeded with, and Mr. T. Carlton was : again appointed master of parados. : The ground committee were instr.' ^- -'i ted to superintend the paintin^C --t buildings, erection of pig pens, and...
A Comforta[?] Nest. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
A ComfortaUlc Steal. A young roan had asked h\m for the hand r ,~ ' of blB daughtor, and » pang wrtioig th« ? fatherly heart ot Mr. Kajones as he looked at the youth foraome momenta in silence, and - thought of the biUoraoia of parting with hU' - well-bolorod child. ' I anppose, Oliver,' he aaid at laat, M it ia only natural and right that when tho young: : - birds have become old enough to fly they ? should leave their parental - neat and go off - with- their. ohosen mates to build nesta of/ , their own, and yot it hurts, Oliver ; it hurtt) when I think of one of my fledglinga getting . ready to fly away.' - ? . \ . ' This seems to bet, good-siaod nost,' eng. jj ecated the young man, Anxtoua to eoften th^ ? blow. . ' Perhaps you'd rather havo me Alvira stay here.'
WARDS RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
WARDS 'bIYER. Galvin, c Brock, b Pransfield 17 A. Hile, run out ... 11 A. Grant, b DranBfield ... 1 H. Keif, b Gorton ... 4 J. Daley, b Gorton — 1 W. Hile, b J. Farley ... 5 J. Madden, c Wenbam, b Gorton 4 N. Newton, b Dransfield - 0 ' B. Relf, run out... ... 11 J. Newton, not out ... 3 T. Newton, b J. Farley ... 1 Suudries ... ... 9 57 I
The Last Feather. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
The. iMst Feather.' Smash, crash, splash I on tha stair-way. Enter Mra, Thrifty, weeping, 'Oh, Gus, -firidget. has just broken that beautiful pitcher- you -gave mo last birth. - day.' ? - ? .-. - : Mr. Thrifty grunta behind hit paptr. '04, ? well, nevor mind ; don't cry about it.'.1 ? MBa. Tfr 'But it coat you tan shil lings. Mr. T. : ' Oh, well, I guess I can stand it I'll got you anothor ono.' Sud*donly ; 'What was she carrying in tho pitchor ?' ,. ...' Mbs.T: 'Beer.'. Mr'. Thrifty throws Ins newspaper into thf fire and kicks the ottom&n clear across thi room. . . , ' Great pororty I Firo her I Out with' her I . Half a gallon , of beer waste'd by a . clumsy, -extravagant, wasteful bogtrotterr ,- Kill her bofore she ruins us I' Sinks feably .into a chair and moant as ho tees tlie alms house and 'a family o4sortm;nt of pau^ti graves in tho . hear* distance, ..
CLAREVAL C. C. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
CLAREVAL C. C. First Innings. C. Brock, run out ... 1 J. Farley, c . Grant, b Daley 8 C. Gorton, c Daley, b Hile 37 A. Dransfiel J, c Madden, b Hile 11 W. Wenham, b Galvin ... 0 A. Bowden,bDaley ... 4 ' J. Bowden, b Galvin ... 0 J. C. Farley, b Maddon ... 9 A. Farley, c Galvin, b Madden 11 jG. Wenbam, not out ... 7 S. Ridgeway, b Galvin ... 0 Sundries - ? 9 97
His Last Racket. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
. Mia Last Jiacket. A well-to-do Irishman being convinced that ho was on his death-bed, called in e ' legal friend, Mr. O'Connor, to draw hia will; Alter he had named several ltoma, which tha lawyer had carefully oxprcued in tho doou. ? meat, the dying man taiii : ; ' x tuiaK saat* is ait i U»T« to Will. O'Connor footed up the items, looked at the balance in the little old bank book, and' aaid: ' No, Mr. Malony, there's tin pounds yit.' ? ' The dying man lay absorbed in thought ? . tor a few momenta, and then eaid : 'O'Connor put dbwn that tin pounds to - spind- with the byea, at my funeral.' s Mr. O'Connor began to write; then he stopped, looked toward tbe bed with a.' puuled expression, and asked, soitly, . ; . ' Mr.' Malony; Shall 1 pat It down to epind - 'going to the funeral or comln' back !' Tho dying man lay. qaiet for a fow mo--, monte, as he atudled the. problem, and then 1 with an effort, roplied : ' O'Connor put down that tin pounds to spind goin1 to the fonerat, lor thin...
Latest News. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
Latest JNews. [By Telegraph.! Montgomery and Williams, in con-^' nootion with the Bridge stroet burg- ? lary, have been committed for trial. They reserved their defence. Delanc.y,1 the third suspoct,has been sentenced to three montlu hard labor under the Vagrancy Act.' There was no evidence to connoct him with tbo burglary. ' The Assembly, after sitti^^^^HFR boure, have made an appa4i^|^^v of £100 on the chief accoi^^^^, salary. JmlJ. A man named William But?er, por-1 ter at the Petersham railway Btatit. V whilst crossing the line this morni^O was knocked down by a passing trani' and killed. MELBOURNE, Thursday. Second Hurdle Rice : Ebro, 1 ;lBill, 2 ; Mannion 3. Nursery Handicap.— Bradford, 1 ; Carlton, 2 ; Question, 3. ? Autumn Handicap. — Tellus,' 1 ; Megaphone, 2 ; Clown, 3. ' LONDON, Wednesday, . An attempt was made to blow up . the Bow Street Polico Stutiun means of a dynamite bomb, bu£ tbo v fuse tailed.
Hatton on the Assembly. A MOB OF DRUNKEN RUFFIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
Hatton on the Assembly. A MOB OF DRUNKEN RUF FIANS. . When the honorable member for Newtown indulged recently in a some what ambiguouB addresB on the liquid, ating proclivities of the members of the Legislative Assembly, his de nunciation were productive of many indignant denials and a somewhat long and. resuttleBs debate. Doubtless the honorable member waff not aware that he was but echoing in a minor key key the utterances of the heir to an Earl dom, the Honorable Harold Finch Hatton, who, in referring to the Legis lative Assembly of New South Wales a few months previously, said : ' The creed' of the squatters and all re. spectable men in the colony has always been that Parliament is so disreputable a place that no decent man can ente? it without losing caste. That they are right in their belief I readily admit, and no one who has observed the pro ceedings' of tho Legislative - Assembly in Sydney can deny that such is the case. From the outside the As sembly presents the spectacle...
ENCOURAGING SETTLEMENT. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
ENCOURAGING SETTLEMENT. lo the Editor. Sir, — During the recent discussion on the leases in the Central-Division the Minister for Lands very justly pointed out the manner in which the Erogress of settlement was impeded y the professional selector, who prac tically kept the bona fide settler off the land, in order to inake a profit by forcing the neighbouring landowners to purchase it. The man who wants to obtain land for purposes of culti vation does not, as a rule, object to paying a fair price for the land, if the terms of payment are made sufficiently easy. It is the professional selector who clamours most loudly for cheap land, because the less he pays for it, the greater will be his profit when he resells it. He will not be content with a lease ; nothing will satisfy him but the right oil terms which practically amounts to giving the land away. There are worse things than making free grants' of laud to honest, hard working Bettlers, but to place these and the land jobber on equ...