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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
THE TWO GENUINE ARTICLES, CLEMENTS TONIC FLETCHER'S PILLS, IMITATED I BUT UNRIVALLED AND UNEQUALLED. CLEMENTS TONIC is a Bi-ientific chemi cal food and restores the tissue wasted by the vocations of every day life, is a prompt and safe remedy for neuralgia, nervousness, weakuess, debility, liver complaint, dropsy, and chronic indigestion. FLETCHER'S PILLS care heartburn, backache, headache, liver torpidity, dyspep sia, and all complaints of the stomach and bowels. These two remedies hivo b?en thoroughly tested in all the hot countries of the world. They are sold at a price within the reach of all people. Evidence is forwarded free on receipt of natrjp and address that will satisfy the most sceptical as to their virtue-. They are sold everywhere, but cire must be taken that tbe genuine are obtained or the money and t'me are wasted and the disease so much the more serious.
Ardglen. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
Ardglen. fFEOM OtJE COUnESrONDKNT.] The weather for the past week has b^en very changeable, and seveml splendid show ers have fallen. The wind has been cool, and one ortwo nights hare been cold enough f.'r a fire. The country around is lonkine magnificent ; the corn crops give proaiise of a pood yield. The heavy rains of Saudny week did considerable damage to fences, roarlB and crops ; the roods in pome pluses being almost impasCHble, nnd in a dangerous state. A robbery is reported to have t ken nlacc here one dny last week. Ronu: fettlcre were camped here in a travelling van, and while they were away «t work, between 11 a.m. ?and 1 p.m.. snmiions wcut to the van and ransacked it. taking a silver watch and clmiii, a gold pin, and other irticlcs nlso 2t shill ings in mlver. The van was standine some ?distance from the station, close to the main road, and it ia surmised that tlie robbery was committed by one of the many tramps who are conrtnntly passing along the road. Cou etable Clar...
Latest Cablegrams. LONDON, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
Latest Cablegrams. RKTTEir'B Message. LONDON, Thcbsday. Lord Georfe Hamilton speaking at -/hie- triclt, referrfd to th« reruartuble recupera tive powers of India, and stated that the frontier relations with Kusaia were cutisfac tory. The wool marliet continues firm, and prices are unchanged. Mr. Gladstone is improving in health. The Canadian Government biivc eanotinn cd the conEtruction of a land grunt railway. to be completed in ??'eptember. which will secure a wholly Canadian route to the Klou -lykc goldfields. ihe workmen in tho engineering and allied trades in Glasgow anil Sheffield have accepted the terms offered by tho employers, Tho New Zealand Company's steamer Mataura has been totally wrecked near the Straits of Magellan. A boatload of 15 per sons were saved, and it is probable that others will alao be found to have been saved. Bsesia insists upon the appointment of Prince George to Crete, but the Sultan ttatee that he will reeUt, even if the Powers are unanimous.
Sporting. SYDNEY TURF CLUB MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
Sporting. SYDNEY TURF CLUB MEETING. ilia acmi'ersary meeting of the Sydney Tnrf Clnb was commenced at Rendwick on Wednesday in the presence of about 10,000 people. The track vns heavy, owing to re cent rain, but the racing was good. An accident occurred during the running of the Hurdle Race, two of the competing horses falling at the back of the course ; one, the gelding Buudywalla, being killed on the spot, and the maie Marie May receiving a broken knee. Fortunately the riders of Doiu norsfs escaped without serious injury. The following are the results :— HuBDiiE Race, about 2 miles— Pomeroy, 1 ; Hereward, 2 ; Stoi-kade, 3. Nine started. Time, 3 min 55 sec. Lamincton Plate, 1 mile— Mirella, 1 ; ^ Lucky Do£ 2 ; Little Widow, 3. Five stuted. Time, 1 min 43i sec. Maiden Hakdicap, 7 furlongs— Inlluenzi, I ; Gaulme, 2 ; Betsy Prig, 3. Seventeen started. Tims, 1 min 31 sec. Challenge Stakes, 6 furlongs — Sfcalewag, 1 ; Gozoczar, 2 ; Moorefield, 3. Twenty started. Time, 1 min 1C sec Amate...
Ardglen Common. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
Ardgien Gammon. The sduusI meeting of the Commoners of the Ardgleu Common was held on Saturday «veuing. There were n good number pre sent, considerable interest being taken ;n the election of Trustees for the eni-uing three years, which farmed portion of the business of the meeting. The retiring Secretary (Mr Burns) hav ing read the linancial statement, it was aanptea Dy iuf meeting. The Chairman (Mr. Meikl(juhn) stated that the term of office of the present Trus tees having expired, it »as necessary for the Commoners to nominate five gentlemen whom they considered capable, to till the positions for the next three yeavE. The nominations came in briskly, and as eight gentlemen were nominated for the tive vacancies, recourse wan had to the ballot, as a result if which the following gentlemen were declared duly electvd -.—Messrs. Meiklejohn, Newton, Allj-ort, ^chweinsberg, and Hoddle. M'EBrs. Meiklejohn, Newton, and Hoddle were nuanimouely appointed Chair man, Secretary, and Treasurer,...
Blandford Common. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
Blandford Common. A meeting of the Commoners of the Bland ford common was Imld et tbe Plough Inn, Blandford, on Monday evening, about 25 persons bciug pre sent. The chair was occupied by Mr. John Beuham. The following balance sheet was read and adopted : — Balakci Sheet of Blandford Common for TUEYEAK ENDING 3iST DfiCEMBBR, 1S97 Cr. £ s d Balance from last account ... 25 1 3 Common fees ? 10 9 4 £35 10 7 Dr. £ s d Ranger ? 6 8 0 Secretary ? 2 0 0 Printing ? 19 0 Suckering ? 7 1 S Mustering ? 18 0 Balance in bacd ? 19 3 11 £35 10 7 JOHN HANNAFORD^ Secretary. 24th January, 1698. ELECTION OF TBU6TEEB. The following gentlemen were olecfc ed Trustees of the Oouirnon for tlie en suing three years: — Messrs. Thomas A. Hartmann, Daniel Mullens, junr., George Norvill. John Adams, and Stanley Benhaui.
Oddfellows' Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 29 January 1898
Oddfeilows' Picnic. Tbe annual anniversary picire and i S|iottB organised by the combined I lodges of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, MnnclicBtcr Unicy, and the Grand Uuiled Order, was held on the Show Ground ou WedacsdHy, 26(li I inslaut. The dny was fine, but hot, and this doubtless detcrivd many fr -m attending, for it is well known that l.liprn ia nn shnr?e f.n l)fi i?ot nnon tlie Show Ground. And hero we may re- j mark that it epems to 113 a mistake to change tho location of the picnic from tho Park at Paradise, where it lias hitherto beeu held, and whert there is plenty of shelter from the rnys of the san, to the Show Ground, but no doubt the Commit! ee know their own business best, nnd we have no wish io dictate to them us Io the place in which the p-ouic shall be held. Punctually at 10 o'clock, the mem bers of the order Io tho. number of be tween 30 and 40 paraded in frnnt of the hall in full regalia, and headed by the Quiriudi Brass Band, marched from thence up Alayue ...
The Devil's Own. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
The Devil's Own. When the ' Iuns of Court' Volunteers paraded before Kiug George III., some thing in the carriage of Hrskine's troops must, it is supposed, have impressed his Majesty. It is suggested that it might have been the bearing of Attorney General Law, who. according to Lord Campbell, never learned to know his vio-li^ fnni- frn\i\ lijo Tof+ i-n 41m il?lv nf his dismissal. At all events, the King inquired how She corps was recruited. ' They are all lawyers, sir,' said ISrs kine. ' All lawyers !' exclaimed his Majesty. 'Then call them 'The Devil's Own.' ' Aud ' Tho Devil's Own' they have remained to this day.
A Temperance Tale. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
A Temperance Tale. Sir Wilfrid Lawson says that he never received a knock-down till, espy ing a labourer walking along with the old familiar black bottle protruding from his pocket, he entered into conversation I with him and pointed out the misery ! which had resulted from the buttle, and earnestly exhorted the man to Hoe from its contents. The man was so over- I come that he took out the receptacle and | emptied the liquor into the road. Sir Wilfrieil's face boa mod with pleasure, aud, handing the man sixpence, he said, 'Take that ; it will buy you something better.' The man, to the disgust of Sir Wilfrid, entered a public-house and spent the sixpence in beer. The liquor he had thrown away was cold tea.
Spray. Tolstoi and the Publisher. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
Spray. Tolstoi and the Publisher. Tolstoi is said to have gone in search of a new publisher recently, and to have entered his oUice unannounced and dressed in peasant garb. ' 1 really cannot be bothered,' said the publisher, as he declined to examine the author's manuscript. ' It is of no use for mo to look at your sketch. We have hundreds of such things iu hand, and have really nn time in doiil with vours. even though you .were in a position to guarantee the cost, which I very much doubt.' 'J'heu Tolstoi, in true storybook style, dis closed bis identity, and the humbled publisher made every effort to secure the manuscript, but without avail. ' I must find a publisher who has mure time and does uot exact a guarantee,' said tbe Count, as he departed.
A Cynical Fable. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
A Cynical Fable. Mr. Lanigan's fable of ' The Two Turkeys'' has a fine cynical flavour that prodigal sons will relish : ' An Honest Farmer once led his two Turkeys into his Granary and told them to eat, driuk, and be merry. One of these Turkeys was wise and one foolish. The foolish Bird at ouce indulged excessively in the Pleasures of the Stable, unsuspicious of the Future, but the wiser fowl, iu order that he might not be fattened ana slaughtered, fasted continually, morti fied his flesh and devoted himself to gloomy reflections upon the Brevity of Life. When- Thanksgiving approached the Honest Farmer killed both Turkeys, and. by placing a Rock 4u the interior of the Prudent Turkey, made him weigh more than his plumper Brother. ' Moral.— As we Travel through Life let us Live by the Way.'
The Sketcher. Mrs. Warren's Mistake. An American Character Sketch. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
The Sketdier, Mrs. Wiirfcit's JHisintu;. An American Character Sketch. Mrs). Hightroe, the postmistress at Hiverville, bad just finished sorting the ufferuwm. niuil, when her neighbour, Mrs. Warren, a kindly, but unsophisti cated woman, came Hying up the walk, untying the strings of her blue suu boiinet as she came. ' lly laud !' sho ejaculated, breath lessly, sinking into a chair and fanning herself vigorously with a newspaper. ^ut. nuiui i.V-UU.1, iUiM. JllgliUeU. 1 JI1 o'eua'most melted. Mail ? No, I won't take it now. I want to chat with you a. hit, and insult you about uiy SJd.' ' Sid !' repeated the roly-poly little postmistress, in kohw surprise. 'Is anything wrong with him V 1 thought be had grown so steady since he joined that singing choir at I'laitsniouth.' Mrs. Warren gave vent to a most lugu brious groiiu. 'Steady!' she echoed dismally. 'I wish 1 could believe it. Twas a sorry day for me when 1 let him go to I'hiMs lnouth. 1 allus wanted him to marry a .girl here iu Kiv...
feed Drinks. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
feed Drinks. The American ice cream sodas, that have gained so much favour here (says the ' Queen'), though they really re (luiie a special machine it to be abso lutely perfect, are yet easily prepared in aii imitative, aud by no means de spicable, wanner. First put at the bottom of a large sodawatcr glass about a tablespoon f:il of syrup, strawberry, pineapple, or auy other, then a spoonful of good vanilla ice cream aud some shiuings of ice (lor this an ice shaver is required, but little bits chipped from a block of ice will do), then pour in sodawator from a synlmu kept rather high up from the glass, and serve at once. A long spoon should be handed with it to take out the ice cream. A variation of this can be maJc without the vanilla ice cream. Put- the syrup iu tho glass, then a spoonful of Uiick cream, and lill up with the sodawatcr. Chocolate made with ;i little water, aud very strong black -coffee make excellent flavourings for ice; cream sodas. The German .driuk. composed of ...
From Gazette Mo. 85, of 29th January, 1898. CROWN LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
From Qaeette No. 85, of 29th January, 1898. CROWN LAND SALE. 1'hn undermentioned portions will be offer ed for sal« by public auction at tbe Lands Office, Murrurundi, at noon od Wednesday, 30th March, 1898 .— Portion No -fit, county of Buckland, parish of Warrab, area 315 acres, about 20 miles north-westerly fiom Murrurundi, and about 7 miles south-westerly from Quirindi. north of and adjoining W. Nowlapd's portion 53, west of H. Nowland's conditional purchase portion 37, and south of Bank of New South Wales' conditional lease portion 65. Upset 1'ortion 150, area 67 acres 1 rood, and por tion 1S2. area 67 acres 2 roods, county of Ituckland, parish of Warrah, about 20 miles north-westerly from Murrurundi aod about 8 miles south-westerly from Quirindi, west' of and adjoining W. Nowland's portion 53 und his conditional purchase portion 119, south of his portion 77, snd otrtb of M. L. Hny den's conditional purchase portion 178 Dp Set price of portion 150. £1 5s per acre; up Si t price o...
Short Story. A Serious Subject. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
Short Story. A Serious Subject. - — By Corinnc Lindsay. ' I liave made up niy mind,' saW Patricia, ' tliat 1 would Iiki- to marry a J udge.' ' Aiu I wrong in inferring,' I answered cynically— at times niy friend ??irriiiscR iiiy cynicism, and for two hours the previous nfternoou she liad been expatiating on the advantages of an numarricd career— ' Am I wrong in in ferring that, one of tin? learned brother liood took you in to dinner last night V' 'How clever yon are !' H.-iid Patricia, admiringly. 'Not that he exactly took me in though, but he sat at my left side' — a pause — ' be scarcely spoke to the woman on his left during the whole meal !' ' He must be a very onesided in dividual,' I reiuurked, and l'atricia gave a delighted chuckle. ' That's very funny,'' she said. ' I'll reproduce it some time !' then lapsing into gravity. ' but perhaps I'll never see auy side of him again !' ' Keep lip your spirits.' I said, cheer fully. ' By the way, though— how do you know that lie is uot ...
Remarks on Drunkenness. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
Remarks on IM-iinkcniicss. Frof essor A. ? Crum Brown, In his re cent lecture on the eyesight and the movements of the head, delivered at the University Museum, Oxford, made some ?interesting remarks on drunkenness. Alcohol. makes all the reflex actions of the body sluggish, so that the nerves and senses perform their automatic or 'office' work, as the professor calls it, less promptly than usual. The con scious ' I' or ' Ego' of the person may not notice anything wrong, but even a moderate dose of alcohol may delay the transmission of a nerve signal to the eyeball, so much so as to affect the balance of his head, and make the world fcctly sober man sees the world go round if lie wags his head, because the 'office' work fails him, hut a little alcohol makes It fail still more rapidly. Even in ex treme Intoxication a man may see tlie world steadily if he can keep himself steady, but if he allows his head to move! he reels and staggers. It Is possible that a good many falls from scaff...
Murrurundi Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
Murrurundi Race Club. The adjourned animal meeting of the above club was held at Uooney's (Tatter sail's) Hotel, on Monday evening, when there were present Messrs. C. F. Juchau (in the chair) Henry Hall, J. Dooiey, J. H. Holt, J. Beckett, R. SiniBon, T Meehan, J. Broodbank. \V. Greer, M. T. Rooney, A. Wood, T. Gogarty, W. Wheeliban, aad J. \V. Brodie (Hon. Secretary). After some discussion Mr. Brodie moved ' Tbat tbe usual two days' racing be held on some convenient date to be fixed.' This wag seconded by Mr. H. Hall, *nd carried. Mr. Broudhauk proposed ' That the raoeB l._ 1 ? U _ in ^ - * m. « .... ud uem un tveamsaay ana 1 uursaay, ytn and 10th March ' Seconded by Mr. Hall, and carried. Mr. Brodie moved 'That Mr. B, Haydon be elected President of the dab.' Seconded by Mr. Rooney, and carried. Mr. Meehan proposed 'That the follow ing gentlemen, with power to add to their number, form tbe Committee :— Messrs. W. A. Wilson, B. Haydon, P. A.' Haydon, M. T. Koocey. T. Ucehau, Dr. Rufu...
Federal Rivers. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
Federal Rivers. The cramped views of the Provin cialist have been very much in evi dence at the Federal Convention lately. There has not been any question of great importance dis cussed, the attention of the delegates : Being, for the most part, confined to '? the proposal for Federal control of oavjgable rivers. So much time was taken up in this discussion, and so many threats and forebodings in aujgea in, tnat one would tninK, on a superficial glaace, that the subject under discussion was of the gravest import, and that the fate of Federa tion hung in the balance. A careful examination of the facts will show that this is a vague and unreason able view. If the delegates did not . show a lamentable ignorance of the subject, they certainly indulged in an enormous outflow of claptrap -absurdities, more worthy of provin ? cial champions than of leading states men. The proposal of the Adelaide Convention was that the river Mur ray alone should be under the con trol of the Federal Parlia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 5 February 1898
A High Church Dignitary. The Right Reverend MonBignor O'Brien, Rector of St. John's College, Sydney, has expressed bis opinion ol LOASBY'S 'WAH00 ' in the following terms. Or. O'Brien's Statement. St. John's College, . Sydney, Dec 15, 1897, Dear Sirs, A trial of Loasby's ' Wahqo' baa fully convinced me of is exneptional merits as a remedy for Indigestion. (signed) J AUKS J. O'BRIEN. To Ivoasby's ' Wahoo' M'fgCo. Loasby's WahOO can be obtained from all Cbe rauls prioe 2/6. or po t free f'om the sole Manufacturers and Proprietors, ljousby's Wahoo M'fg. €©., Lid, 171 KENT STREET, BYIJNEr. i