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BUNGWALL POLICE COURT. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
BUN GW ALL POLICE COURT. To the Editor. Sir, — The cases reported as being beard-before one Magistrate at the above court on Feb. 19th, were heard before two Magistrates. In tbe case Police v. T. McBride, junr., tbe Bench could not agree as to amount of fine, therefore remand was necessary for the purpose of procuring another Magistrate. In McBride's other case, he was fined 20s, not 30s as reported. In the case. Currie v. Newman — As- sault. The defendant had to find sureties, he was not bound over on his own security as reported;— I am, Sir, ONE WHO WAS THERE.
Cricket. Clareval v. Wards River [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
Cricket. . Clareval y. Wards River The members of tbe Wards River C. C. wended their way to Clareval on Saturday last to try the strength of the team of cricketers there. Play commenced at 1 30 pi tn. The cap tain of the Wards River team winning tbe toBB from the captain of the home team decided to Bena his men to the field. The home team going to tho wickets, showed very good cricket for 97 runa, C. Gorton being the most suc cessful batsman with the handsome score o£ 37, obtained by good cricket. The visitors then wont to tho wickets but could only manage to put together 57- runs, towards- which W, Gnlvin contributed 17 runs. Before the visi tors had finished their innings rain be gan to fall, and stopped play for about half an hour, during which time the visitors partook of an excellent lun cheon prepared by Mrs. G. Wenh'am. When the players returned to the wickets after lunch, they found the pitch very slippery and the bowlers and batsmen had great difficulty in keeping their foo...
The Floods. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
The Floods. | On Monday evening last rain began to fall in Dungig very hoavily, and it continued all uightj sometimes falling with terrible force. The recent rains had pretty well saturated tho ground, and filled the water holes; and it was soon seen that if the rain continued a flood would result. All day on Tues day tho rain continued to fall without cessation, and the river brgan to rise. At noon, Walker's flat was partially subtaergod, and lower down, Dark s paddocks were totally covered. The Myall Creok began to back up nnd there was every indication of a big flood. Evidently a great quantity of rain fell at the head of the rivers, it is reported that the river was higher at Baudon Grove than has been known for years. The river rose, gradually all the afternoon, but towards evening it rose with great rapidity, nnd come down with a terrific current. It seemed as if the whole body of the river waters had' broken over the flat at tho foot of Burton's hill, as it s p r e' a d over ...
Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
Commercial. DUNGOG H. 0. Dark & Co, roport os follows Maizo: nominal. Eggs, 7d to 8d dor, falling. Chuff, 3s ; dull Bacon, 4|d Butter, 4d to 6d Cedar, Board, 15s to 16s per 100ft, Ducks, Is 6d to 2s Fowls, Is 6d to 2s Potatoes, 8s Gd to 4s cwt. Oats, 2«; Boeswnx, 8d por lb/ Hoary, 10s tin. (Korosone tins objection able.) ' Cape barloy, 2s Gd ; Englii-h barely, 2s 6d. Edward Piper reports — J'.oiia Market — The bottom lias fallen out completely, and no »ole wbatovor ; old weevilly samples are boing »'moft given away. Prices cannot be quotod until tbo market settles down. Oats, 2s por bushol Honey, 10i» 6d per tin * Bar'oy, 2s 6d per bushel Potatoes, £3 10s, plentiful. ' Chaff, £4 to £4 10s Eggs, bought in any quantity ut highest mar ket rates. Bacon, improving a little, best worth 4d Wax, 6d to 8d Cedar, to 16j, according to sizo and quality. Butter, plentiful, 4d to 6d.
PATERSON & GRESFORD. F. G. BROOKER'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
PATERSON &GRE8FORD. F. G. Bbooker'b Refoet Fat Cattle.— Fair supply forward on the 2nd inBt. with. ft fair attendance although tbe bidding was dull, and had it rot been for tho an8istance of ►pecu lators sales would nut have been effec ted. I have sold— For T. Faulkner, 3 bullocks at £2 17a 6d, 4 light at £2 £5 A: K. Holden, 4 cons at £1 19s ? 6dto £2 Os Gd; J. Leake, 2 at £2 ; J. Arthur, 1 at £2. Springers. — Demand brisk for good young cows or heifers near calving: I could place a nujnber at prices. far in advance of late rates. I have sold — For W. Eandall, 2 at £2 9s to £2 12s ; . E. B. Boydall, 1 heifer at £1 10s ; J. Puxty, 3 very small ot £1 ; T. Leake, 1 at £1 6b ; J. Arthur, 1 at £2. Store Ca'ttle. — A fairly large number yarded on the 2nd in at. and competi tion was the briskest I have seen for ?some time, particularly of anything in the shape of bullocks; a good draught of N. S. Wales bred bullocks would meet with ready sale here just now. I have sold — For T. Fau...
A Bank for the People. THE CREDIT FONCIER. A PROPOSAL FOR AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
A Bank for the People. THE CEEDIT FONCIEE. A Pkoi'Obat. Fon Austiialia. In connection with the proposal of the Victorian Treasurer to assist the small farmers of the colony by making advances to them out of the Savings Bauk deposits, cliargiug interest at the rate of 5 per cent., a suggestion has been made for the establishment of an Australian Credit Foncier. The Mel bourne Herald lias interviewed Mr Carl Pinschof, the Austrian CoubuI, on the subject, and that gentleman, who is intimately acquainted with the system, gives some interesting details. ' I am pleated to have the oppor tunity of speaking on the subject just now,' said Mr Pinschof, ' because I see that in New Zealand the Govern, ment is determined to do something in the direction of putting mortgage business on a sound and, I might al most say, co-operative basis. This, I am convinced, is the only way to se cure cheap money for the farmer. 'Whether it is done through the me dium of a bank of issue, a mortgage bank, or tho...
The Traveller and the Bobber. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
[ The Traveller and the Bobber, A traveller who waa making a journey by the highway auddenly discovered that he had. loat.hU purao, and be waa crying ont In des fiair when a man oame out of tbe forost and nqulred tbe cause of hia aorrow, 'I have loBt all my money,' waa tho 'Jhen some bonoat man may find tt, Hod you not lost it I should have taken it from yon and probably used it to bribe an Alder man.' hobal: Thinga are naver so bad as thiy appear. ITU yo-. wry*' to jail,
A Poem of Passion. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
A Poem of Passion. A brief moment ecstatic with heart preaiod to heart, . While tbo blood's surging tides through tho arteries dart, And the startled air echoes the toosin of . blits, _ Aa their feelingii find vent in a passionate km, Thore's a gaap, a dread pallor, cessation of breath, And a rigid appearance, the semblance of death ; ,0 ye atar gems above, and ye waters be neath, I am in for it now— ahe has swallowed hor teeth!' 1 , — ( Boston Budgtt.
A Sweet Confession. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
A Sweet Confession. -. 'Dear, dear George,' whispered a St. Louis girl, resting hor young hoad trustfully on tho manly boBOm of tbe handsome youth who had just askod~bor to bo bis bride, ' ' I am so glad, darling, that youVe love me, I — I — I — will it bo immodest for me to aaT it so soon, Ge&rgo ? but I ho fid you loved mo long ago, and I have tried to road tho truth in your dear eyea and fnco, and I thought I did read it thoro Bomotimes,.qnd then again I would fear it was all — all-— forgive me, love, for my injustice and blindness — I foared it waa all— guff I'
Chrystabel's Mistake. (COPYRIGHT). CHAPTER II.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
Cfirystabel's Mistake. (corYtitoirr). By Melrfe Ellis.' i Oham'bk II.— (Continued. ) ' ''What a oliavming girl that Miss Ward is ! Such lovely, eyos she. lias 1— nnd she knows liow to use therii, too I ' . eaid young Dagnall, . enthusiastically, that night, appearing - at the door of. ? Lyon's study. chiur alose to the French window, whioh, ho had thrown open that he might feel' the warm, scented night-aii'. The only light in the room was from that faint luminance that never wholly dies from tho peaceful riight-slcy oi early summer, and the only sounds that Woke the. quiet were Abe distant murmurs of the sea . and the rustle of the leaves as the wind, breathed through them. 'Why . don't you light up, manP' talced Dagnall, with laufjuing impatienco, na ho groped for a chair, and stumbled ' over Mr. Lyon's outstretched legs. ' A fit of economy is upon me, and.I'm ; starting at the gas-bill;'- returned 'Lyon, lazily applying a njatoh. to his pipe, : ' And what better light than' this c...
IN THE WAKE OF FORTUNE. (COPYRIGHT.) AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. BY IVAN DEXTER: CHAPTER XIX,—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
IN'fHE WAKE OF - :;FOETONE, [?] r, AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. BV IVAN DEXTER. ? , CHAPTER 'XIX, — OoNTINtf ED, . . It then Sashed across his mind that Grey i ? had ..disappeared a day before the unfortu ? natc brothers, and ho remembered tlie awful - look of insanity In the eyes of Jos and Tom Korton.- Tho whole of -thom must havo wandered away in delirium in search' of wator and Doriahed miserable. Yellow did he, tho leoat experienced, go through the ordeal t II must have been, he ?. thought,- with1 tare lucidity under tho cir oumatancea, the apendicl Bleep he had on the banlte of 'desolate Lake. Byrle, which' forti tied liim for tho trial, ; . . ? Tliii was undoubtedly the caae, but a few mfnutca'-raflcction convjnoed him that bis '.'trial was by no meaia orer. , Hs waa aitting on tho aummlt of a small vextinct Tolcanb, alono, with the ahftdeaof evening gathering round, in a desolate and (to him) unknown apot. - It.waa simply another form of madness to congratulate himself on hia eacapo...
FOX CARRYING OFF A SHOT PHEASANT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
FOX GAMmCHG OEFjLA SHOT PHEASANT. ~ ' AcurlbnselytonistaBeBbiytuual»&ffi»wnraM»' outehoofa'nj. Willa worrerotadlogoaaoC thaij - coVcrts a fox broke but of it^ezaaisd thercadl which runs below it fn a dnp cuttin^l mn up the ! steep bank oa the opposite:' side of tho ' road, arid Jumped a wall. at the timo carrying a pneosase wuicb. naa been shot and bad fallen dead Sa Uit eovoiUj On jumpins tlio valf. it. estno fatb.tha tbld., on tho opiwaito clopo to tho coed andhcre it. it eneountcrod somo of Iho shootine jarly;* It then dropped tho iihiwanfc' and, mane off-'' Wo heard of n eaao soma jisrs »eofil which.! a for, iu sight of a shooting party, carried oltj a partrideo beforo it could bo rdhiand in k! Dold of roots. Sceno : A Gambling Salooc. A gam* ot tcarit has juab boen pinned. ' Tbo two players gob up, and ono or Ificm stem ua cloco to tho other. ? '8icl' ' f'What do. you want?' 'I saw yon cheat juit'njjw.* ? ''SirJ.' 'I am sure of it' Xpi) mssia toi ruin mol' 'Quito tho co...
The Aftermath. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
The Aftermath: 1 'Here, young man, I_guess yov'vo attack the wrong party,' aald Wilkini to' « bill col lector who come into hit office; [ I novor bought any- of the trumpery, ?you've got ma charged with.' B«odt ftom the bill : ?' ' One' pearl oiear cait- witH satis lining.' StufE I I tell youl nefer bought orit of tboao fool cigar caaea in my life. ' I n'avar buy but one cigar' at a timo, and I wouldn't carry one of those clumsy caaea if I had a . dozen of them; 'One ivory arid gold tooth- : plcfc IV Why, you mnst be oraay ; what use ' bare I gotforauchfoldorola? A bit of brown atrdw or a wooden-' splint ia good onougb for mo. ' One fauoy penwiper. 1 One satin neok ker-chief, ono'— oh, get out, thia Isn't my bill I I never bought nor wouldn't have any of this trumpery, I—' ' Your wife bought it for your Ohrijlmaa pretent, and— ' ' Oh — ab— yes— yes, I see; bog pardon, .beg; pardon. Bxouso mo,' It's all right, all right. Receipt the bill.' '
THE IDEAL HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
THE IDEAL HUSBAND. j .There is o type of husband, unfortunately father common, (Old vqry fac iudoed from' tho ideal, r.ho begrudges his vrifo, whatever hor char acter cr dUposition, every penny she spepds ; and who has never cheerfully Opened oat to her blfl ^arw, whatever he m y liavo doQo i?lth the thins lie calls his ho&rt. This is u veav serious 'matter, wid oi?e which preesca heavily on'.the hea.rttf of many w'ives. It ia hard for a joun$ girl, .who may in her fathers. ho.u2o have had pocket money always to supply tor siiApla xieeqttj to find hoirtslf After, mamogo ptrinilctc-rhfiviug to .for every .djin sho rcopirep.and to explain minutely how nnU'vvbiro it a. to Lo spent* 1 ^uVe laiown a min xrho requirod an ab&oluto accotnit'of ovcrj halfpenny sp?6t by bis wife, and who took from fat chaofte of a shilliugr.he had given her ftf 'We.^^stpr&y that thftN tutt few 'lent W-'att 8 fcgee of gcntlcmanfy fco!iog, tb 'speak of nothing olso. , Xlip ideal husband ...
THE ANTIQUITY OF BEER. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
THE ANTIQUITY OF BEER. Hecat&cus, ono of 'tho very earlig&t of Grcok hiatorianJ, who vrroto 500 yoars before Ohmfrf mentions that tho Peaoulune, oroncionb inhabU anto of Macedpnia, a country rrhich'bordorcd on TLmcc, drank braton made from barloy, and Hollanicus (u, c. 465) speaks of a r&co of inch who drank beer mado of roots, just as tho Thracians did that mado of barloy, ' AriBtoilo mentions barley beer aader tho o&me of pinon and observes that it had a'och a Gtuplfving effect oo those vlio dreok it th&t they fell oo their backs and lay facc apoeijmoal;. Daring the latlor dajs of the Roman otnfiire wino taasb have been nearly aa plentiful 'ts- natcr in Southern ? Europe, Neyerthtlesa malt li'dwor formed; tiie staple driak of the country folk thronglwut the. distriots sitoato batrrctai -hd 'Adriatic and the Danubo. 1Ihua,T7hcn Vblcna, first Emperor of the East (Coneimtinsplai) and a native the Pannonio, was bcsic^n^ CJial cedpUi tho men on t...
HOW TO POLISH FLOORS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
HOW TO POLISH FLOORS.! Scimcc Siftingt cays Our readers may| think that wb huvo wandered somewhat out. . of our provlnco in treating of such a domostlo matter as tho polishing of floors. But if must nob bo .forgotten that tbo hygienla . condition of a rosidonee is l.'.rgoly dependent! on the method adaptod for ooverinpr ita. floors. Thore can bo no doabt that a- polished floor covered with rugs that can be1 frequoutly flung out of window to be aired! and shaken in tbo back gardenmneb be moro . wholesomo than a fitted, carpet, which fa removotl bub once a year owing, bo thai oxpense of tho operation. I&oxpcbiivo,] artistic poliahpd floors, ora. hovrevor, dlffi- 1 cult tb obtain. Tho following method Brill thcreforo, bo Found utefuL . _ _ ._ l Giro, your flow ono gosd- tnielt .&S5S 66. I Indlaa r-sd br Venetian tell }Cfs$ fee WifiStiH ii«-,cwKikB ivnd afl, onleos yitf #sro '(ijiakor i Cliff pains fl^it to fill oraokd cmS-: nblorf »!piilp ciatio of Qld uffWpapcit'a'dlif...
Items of Interest. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 March 1894
[?] 1 w Tho iioduptinn : of fine co® per in Groat Bi'itaii has rapidly dioliiied/ni recont years, li'orty Soar^ag^H® us^d ttf turn out nearly 25,009 tons, now wo bately produce 700 teix 1 ;. ? In 1802, 1,707} millions of . letters were pasecd through tlio Post OfHee for delivery in this country; a rate of 47 per head of tho population. Twenty years aj;o not half that number'was delivered. ? v In tho United States there are 202,780 niilesof railroad, 31,062 loobmbtive engines, and l',000, 813 cars. . Tlie estimated cost of the railroads fs .0,000.000,000 dollars, and tho total assets to-day are 10,205,493,050 dollars. ? ? . A rival to gutta-percha has arisen In ' balata,1' whipli is obtained frem tho milky juice of the bullet-tree iu Guiana. It costs la. a pound, but is said to pdssess greater elasticity, and be.less soft ab the'ordinary temperature, and less hard in the cold. ;/? Water does not swarin with animaloulro. AU fon'ns of life are missing from rain, spring water, arid . go...