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Murder at Broadmeadow. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Murder at Breadmeadow, . ? ? ? « « » Newcastle and district is agrbg with excitement, the cause being the discovery of a murder at Broad meadow, which occurred on Saturday night. Ethol May Haughlon a single woman, 22 years of age, was' fouud with her -throat cut from ear to ear, the head almost being severed from her body, with a blood stained razor besido. From investigation it was found, ifcat the murdered girl had an appointment to meet a young man at Broadmeadow tram shed, but the young man claims although hp waited an hour the girl did. not put. in an appearance and he took liis three sisters to the pictures. The latter pai.t of the statement is borne I out by the sisters. However the young man, Herbert Ashman, was arrested and on Tuesday appeared before the court and was remanded for one week. , Tha accused, Ashman, is well kn'j'.vn in Cessnack, having resided ju South Cessnock for some time. ?
Benefit Entertainment to Mrs. Davey. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Benefit Entertainment to Mrs. ?? ?* Davey.- .- A grand benefit entertainment in j aid of Mrs. Davey, widow of the late | C. Davey, formerly employed at the Aberdare Extended Colliery, took i place last Saturday night at the : Cessnock Hall, -by members of the ] Cessnock Choir. The hall was pack ed to its utmost capacity. The pro gramme which was a Ion? one, in cluded one or two tine renderings, especially 'Goodbye' aud 'Annie Laurie' by Siiss Williams, aud Mr. Wiliia.mQ \raa liaaWI 1st nritrnnfnffn with 'Bonnie Mary of Argyle'. The male voice chorus were very good- in their chorus 'Beleaguered.' Several other items were given by that chorus party and were all greatly appreciat ed. The combined choir gave several good renderings, including ''Belfry Tower' aud 'Sleep' and their render ing of the test piece for the next Eistedfod was quite a feature of the evening. One could have wished for more items from the combined choir, but that body being recently formed, their repetolre perhaps...
Bellbird. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Bellbird. i Hail Bellbird ! where bellbirds no longer are j calling— Instead, down the bCiccus noisy cu&l lumps j arc falling ! j Come, tell me je wits, ye orators, or sages Who grease skips, who cut cual, ur wheel it for wages, Was ever a topic tlinn Hcllbir.d sublimer— 'FWitown of the thrifty and liard-wurKiiiy j liiThsr? ! Soini $uh in lh-M-ar will drau- you a j-lutmlv',. j Vou niay bet your 'last 'Ixjli''1 that he'll lie | quite hiindy; : j Wlmt a treat it- will be wIicn your'e tired and j .surest— ' j When the westerlies rage, and with fires in ' the forest — . ! A shandy, a shandy, cool, frothing and yellow ' Just drawn from the ice, fresh, sparkling an« ' mellow. '? Arthur Craft's al the hall, promoting th j dances ; I What a good time you'll liarc in waltzes or : lancers ; I With your ' tarl' on your arm off you'll go | swinging, j Pianoatd fiddle iu harmony ringing, ? ? No time for ' blue mouldy,' no lime to go ; roaming, : There's a happy time gone, but a bcltei \ ...
Current Notes [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Current Notes Stock & Pig sales at Snape's Union next Wednesday. James David Sonior, 30, of Lithgow-street St. Leonards, died suddenly of heart failure at his resid ence on Saturday night. One of tlie visitors to the races on Saturday left his overcoat in the paddock enclosure. A reward is offered for the return of the coat. A wagg on aud six horses fell over a cliff near Paeroa (N.Z.). Tho res cue party found the dead body of the driver (Ernie Sims, a married man), which was pinned under the waggon. Four of the horses wore killed. The New South Wales Govura. niont Statistician's review of the pastoral conditions in tho sheep dis tricts shows the sharp contrasts of the season, ranging from abundance and prosperity to drought and disaster. The potato crop at Guyra has been very abundant this year. As a con sequence the market is very low— so low that many growers are holding back their produce. Just fancy line tubers 40/- to 50/- a ton. The eisteddfods promoted by i-he Baptis...
Neath Colliery on Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Neath Colliery on Fire. Tin; uuyys.l!i:il. Xoatb Colliery was on fire was .lira;, received in a mild manner. The -L-.iousness of the oc currence was i!uti realised at first, hut now that the best part of a week has gone by the consequences are only too plainly apparent. The first signs of the firo wero noticeable on Sun day morning. When the fan was started a siuoke-likc cloud was ob served ;ifc the shaft, mouth. This led to investigation, which showed a lire was raging in the mine. How the firo originated is only supposition, hut it is believed that an explosion an a fall occurred. The conditions below soon become so hazardous that the manager (Mr. Clem. Jones), | deemed it advisable for the invosti j gating party to aseeud to the surface, | and after the horses had been S conveyed to the surface the work of I sealing the shaft down was coin i menccd, and by Sunday night the i work was completed. What the | sealing of the shafts mean is only ! too well known to the miner — espec- i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Lane & Quinn, Ltd. inter Sale ? 15 NOW ON. 40* Refunded in the £ Bargains in Dress Goods, Ac Bargains in Golfers, Over' coats. Bargains in Sweaters, Men's Suits, etc* Bargains Everywhere. If its to be had it's HERE- ? ! In Medicines, patent or proprietary remedies, or pharmacy sundries our slock is complete. Wo have scurcs of items not tojlic : found elsewhere in this locality. We also handle proprietary remedies thai are nol advertised forwle by us ; our aim being to provide, as fur as possible, everything that anybody i'n the community lias need of. - EVANS, PHARMACIST CESSNOCK. SEED POTATOES ! We claim to be the Largest Caterers in this Line. VARIETIES STOCKED: Satisfaction Brownell Beauties Early Rose Manhatten Beauty of Helron Guaranteed Hand Picked and at Lowest Market Rates. Call and Inspect. Ask us what to Grow A. W. BRIDGE and COY., OUR MOTTO :— Small Profits, Large Trade. JAS. McKBNDRICK, Manager, - NOTICE. ' I wish to notify Horse and Cattle owners in llie Cessnoc...
Ellalong. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 31 July 1914
Ellalong. Quite unusual excitement was evidenced here last week end by the arrival in the township of a large box. The box was spoken of with a certain amount of awe, and someone went so far as to suggest that it contained the treasure of the once notorious outlaw Yellow Billy, which is believed &nbsp; by some to exist somewhere in the Catchaboy area. By the time the veh icle containing the mysterious box drew up at its destination a consider- able crowd had assembled, and with eyes bulging out like the nails on a miner's pit boot awaited the lifting of the lid. When the box was opened a treasure indeed was behold— the photos of Ellalong's famous tennis players. Beautiful photos they were too. While those who expected '* Yellow Billy's treasure to come to light were in a measure disappointed, still all clamoured for one of the photos. Indeed so great was the demand that a suggestion is being considered to have 1000 more copies printed and to sell them at £1/1/ a piece. It is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
Stud Notices. 'TO STAND THE SEASON at the 'HOMESTEAD.' BELFORD. Brilliant Lad SIKE, Plucky Willie, winner of first and champion prizes at Koyal Show, Svdncy, 1909, 1910, aiuMgu, champion prize at KoyalSliow, Sydney, 1912 anil 1913, first and champion prizes, Hawkcsbury Show in 1908, 1909 and 1916, champion prize at Ilawkcsbury Show in 1911 and 1912, also iirsl prize at the Hawkesbury horse parade, 1909 : second princ and reserve champion at the Roval Show, Sydney, 1908; first prise and premium of 100 guineas for best stallion of any ,-drauglil breed at the Royal Parade, Sydney, 1912. He also gained first, champion and trophy valued 20 guineas at Singleton, 191 1 : g sire, Welcome Willie, a great prize-taker, and one of the best breeding horses in North Olago ; g g sire, Clydesdale Willie, who S«i«ra uk luiiuning prizes, viz : — IS92, lirst, Mafl'ra and North Gippsland Shows ; 1893, first al North Gipp'sland in his own class, and first prize competing against all ages, import ed or C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
' - i'.-1''1- : ? -_' ? ? V' ? ? ? ? ? . ??'..'? \^. .'.,? New Season's Goods : .Now '\.i::/)l Opening ! ? :.f §g!| ' , 5id Plonks & CM -111 ^- ' '.?'?? :; '''- '' -? ^v-^ii ????? ??^?^ii Extraordinary!1 1 ' ^^^^^^^^^^^^Eiir ''illl^llllY' ?????????£ *^B Thirty Warships seen outside Sydney Heads. Heavy Cannon? ading* Prices Smashed to atoms at KEMPE'S GREAT RECON- j STVRCTION SALE. :'f _ ? _ ' I ft 8. Kempe & Go. j General Merchants, _ . ; ? '' Jfl VINCENT-STREET. CESSNOCK ; :fl VISIT HAMPTON'S Aberdare Hotel. Best Beer and Spirits only slocked. , — Splendid Accommodating foi Travellers. — CIVILITY AND ATTENTION A. \V. HAMl'TON, '.1'ioprieior. I CAR FOR HIRE. ? J. BUBRACTON' -..wishes ''to an nounce thai: lie has a' 'niocor cs.r for i Uiice day or nigb't,. and; will u.R^i-.! DENTAL NOTICE. MR. H. E. ROBERTS, / 3fay be consulted Daily at Ins Booms Vincent Street(Opp. Railway Hotel) - PAINLESS EXTEACTIONS. ^^ ? ' — *— -~jjfc|^^B
Bellbird [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
Bellbird* (From our Correspondent.) The business depression consequent upon the late strike here has lifted, andu more hopeful aspect is taken of tbAigs generally. The two worst montlis for business following the strike have had their effect too, but business during the last week has been much more brisk. The quest ion which seems to be foremost now is how far (should the threatened war eventuate) it will affect the mine, and consequently tho town. 1 understand that the occupier will have to pay £8 a week for the tenancy of the new hotel. This seems a tall order for the size of the town. There is no mistake it is a fine building, and the inside vies with the outside for splendour. Messrs. Cook Bros, butchers, are doing a splendid retailing business. It is said that too many Cooks spoil the broth. There are just enough, however, in j this progressive firm to give you every attention and satisfaction, and supply you with the best meat (for broth or otherwise) at lowest prices. ? The f...
The South Maitland Coalfield. ITS BIRTH. PAPER NO. 1. Copyright: All Rights Reserved by the Author. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
The South Maitland Coalfield. ITS BIRTH. Papeh No. 1.. Copyright: All Rights Reserved by . the Author. By Jas. R. Scott, _J.P., Member of the Australian Historical Society, and of the Maitland District Scien titio and Historical Research Society. To say that the South Maitland Coalfield was ' discovered' in any particular year, or by any particular person or party, would, like most historical generalisations, be more or less misleading. Unless, of course, qualified by the context. It might be said at once that the existence in this locality (in and around Gess nock) of what scientists have termed ' bottled sunshine ' was known almost one hundred years ago : por paps earlier. In tho early '20's of last century, the officer who was en gaged in the survey -of the Great North- Rood whioh connects Sydney with the North, noted ah outcrop of coal in what is now known, as Bell bird Creek. This- officer was an en thusiastic water-color artist, and was in the habit of supplementing his matter...
Sudden fall in Pork. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
Sudden fall in Pork. On Monday last, a slight mishap that might have had meant serious consequences happened to Mr. J. D. Woodbouse of Ellalong. It happened that while proceeding with a load of pigs from Ellalong to^Matfcland the axle of the cart snapped. Investig ation proved an old flaw in the iron wai the cause of the mishap. Fortunately no other damage ensued, and beyond the consequent lowering of: the pigs in the cart none of the ainmals wove injured. The genial J. D. is to bo congratulated upon get ing off so lightly. ? ' : - ? '* ' ' - — — k_A
Panama Fair. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
Panama Fair. ? * ? : ? The Panama Fair which opened in Cessuock Hall, on Thursday last, eventuated under most favorable conditions. There was a good attend ance from all- parts of the district. The official opening Was jn the cap able hands of Mrs. McKay, of Anambah, who in a neat speech com plimented the executive committee upon their good work, at the same time briefly referring to the huge movement. of s the recent opening of the Panama Canal, and hoped that the initiary movement 'of the, iair would eventually 'ThaVe jhas great returns in'proportion f as the Panama Canal movement promised. Apologies for absence; were read from Rev. Hogben, (Congregational, Cessnock)., Bey. Parryr Jpnes'tBaptist, ivurrv; ^niiiaiu rercy voaivation Anuy, ' Cessnock), Bev. Barton (Methodist, Kuiri), and . Jlev. S. 'Brbwij/ ; (Presbyterian, Cessnock). Suggestive of Mrs. McKay's patriotic address the National Anthem was sung. Advantage was taken by, little iliriaui^Wiuning to present Mrs. Me 'i^V^idi;i...
Big Money. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
Big Money. . . A contemporary states that a £500 card tournament is to take place at the School of Arts. We hasten to assure our readers that this is a mis take as it should read a '500' card tournament. If this explanation was not given, Cessnock may be invaded by visitors from Monte Carlo, Lamb . ton, Ellalong, and other places, who may claim to being brought here under false pretences.
Repulse of German Troops by Belgian Army. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 7 August 1914
Repulse of German Troops by Belgian Army. The Belgians are stubbornly re sisting the Getman invasion of their territory, and fierce fighting lias tak en place in the environs of -Liege. ' The reports indicate that all the German attacks have been completely repulsed. ' The movements of the British warships and troops are kept rigidly secret. The German Ambassador and his staff have left London, . There has been heavy fighting on the Belgian frrontier, and reported German reverse with severe losses. Tho German Baltic Fleet, which consists of the latest Dreadnoughts are massed in the North .Sea, off Julland; news of a groat naval battlo is expected any moment. The Belgians have seized the Nord duetscher Lloyd's steamer Gneisenau, at Antwerp, and turned off all the j pasengers. _ | An American repott indicates that a naval engagment has taken place oil' the coast of Maine, but no details arc available.