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MR. COPELAND'S RETURN. FLOODS IN GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
MR. COPELAND'S RETURN. FLOODS IN GIPPSLAND. Mr Copeland was back in ofEce this morning, after a short visit to Gipps land. His visit to Bombala aud tbo sur rounding country was cut short through floods. He states the floods in Gipp?land were very severe. Thirteen inches of rain fell in a short time. Bridges and roads were washed' away, crops were destroyed, and Btock being drowned. Throughout the country he travelled he found the feeling of the people in favor of federation, and protection against tbo outside world to be very strong.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
Sicily has been proclaimed in a state of seige owing to the revolt there. Members of the Royal family are dis cuasing'the probabilities in' connection with the proposed Australian visit of the Duke and Duchess of York. Klakwitz a customs officer at Vilna, Russia, killed himself, six members of i hiB family, an(If.two others with an in- 1 fornal machine. i Mr Cecil Rhodes, the Cape Premier i says that his Government will fight tbe i British Government to obtain a satis- i factory settlement of the Matabeleland i question. ? Tho prospectus of a company with a capital of £100,000 to workthe Brngora diamond fields has been issued. The vendor receives £40,000. i Damage to tbo amonnt of' several i thousands of pounds has been done by i bush fires in the Wag&n. Lake district I (W.A,) | Two miners have arrived at Cool- 1 gardie (W.A.),who where 13 months i walking there from Northorn Queens- 1 land. -i A largo number of men are about I to loave Condobolin for tho Coolgardie I (W.A.)...
Uncle Doby's Henhouse. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
TtcIc^JDoby's Henhouso. ' Have you a newspaper here?' I asked of a man who came over to where wo were . camped on the edge of the little township. ' Yes, go one ; did have two, but the other feller pulled out last week.' ' Didn't it pay ?.' 'Naw, he wa'n't no good— got out the weakest paper you ever Been.' ' What was tne trouble with it? ' UVn r,T lon.t : nnnp fr- 'mnlint tn irn. thing. Course/if something big happened' that he couldn't help seein', he'd get it in, but ev'ry week there'd be a whole lot o'. epicy things that he'd keep still's a mouse about, an' stick in a lot o' pieces on freo trade or protection, or mebby sometimes the tariff.' But the other man won't that style— no blowin' pieces in his'n, but all the spicy an' interestin' news that happened.' ' So you froze the long editorial man out ? ' ' Had to do it, I tell you — he didn't know enough to pound sand. W'y, lemma tell you' a little case : Couple o' months' ago I built me a new chicken coop — not a very big 'un, 'c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
. v t ttimn ? ! wr i #? Salvation Ayrny Divisional officer adjutant DENNIS wiU visit Dufeog. To-day. , i- (Tuesday) and* will .'conduct vory opecuii Services 1'0-NIGIlF, npil;/ To- on HOW ... Evening in the Protestant Hall. ? DUNGOG FLOUR MILL. ''I^IIE nbovo will bo open for the ?— purposo of giinjliug wboat on and after MONDAY, I'Sfcli, for two months . ... only. .1 JNO. WALKER. Lost. i ? — j- . - LOST hotweon Dungog nnd 'Weat Maitland, in l^ii^ay 20th mat., capo off nncintjoah Piuder re warded oil refcin-nii/g aSmo to ? | IfllfsOPPEl1, Agcut A. M*. PJ Snoihly, Dungog, ? Jor A.M.P SOCIETY'S OFFICE, High ft., VV. Muitlntid. Notice of Dissolu tion of Partnership r|\H13 partnt'whip; hitherto existing between t-lio linjlorsigned ns' Attor neys, Solicitors, nnd Proctors, at. West Maitland and Stroud is by mutual con sent dissolved Frbm i this date. The busiuoas of tjics Stroiid office will bo 'earriod on by Mr Tjiomas, who will visit BullahiloUih, Bjingwall, Copnliind, and Ten Gardens w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
- THOS. BAKEI P r a c t i c a 1 Tail( o v Dowlirig-atroofc, DUNGO&. BEGS . to return thanks to bis mim- customers for th air past support, . truacj by striofc attontion to business, to.) a cdntinuanoo of their patronago. . I'flero is* no need to'aond -away for Cl- *Tit«jiitlioy can bo *nadc as- Chco*) an- Ujod in tho town. A. Perfect Fit Guaranteed My Tweeds, Oloths, ? Doeskins,- Serges, Llamas, Buckskins, Worsted a:id Bcavoi Coatings, j „ Bedford and Manchester Cords, ?/ ? ' . . Hair Lines, 'Etc. ^ Aro all of tho Bost Materials, to pick ft and well shrunk beforo making up. - - ' ' The W.R.S.N. Cc . ' (LIMITED), CLARENCE TOW] - Tho Company's Steamer Coor- enves Clarence Town with Passengc ? und Cargo on MONDAYS, WE] NESDAYS, and FRIDAYS at 9.; ?a.m., and Newcastle on TUESDAY ?_ THURSDAYS, and SATURDAY ? ? at 9.15 a.m., until further notice. ' ' ' R. LYALL, '' Secretary. life ? J. Aj JONES, FAMILY BUT CHii/JR Pn ti gog. £N tailing tliis opportunity tq tbank tli public for pas...
MR. BUZZER. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
I MR. BUZZER. '? ' ' iii' 'What a delightful man I' exoklmed Mrs. Hespoth. ! ?? Such wit — snoh vivacity,' oried Mist Edith Yanco, casting her eyes upwards, 'Suoh satire, suoh delicate irony. Oh, ho is dol.iciously wicked.' ?' Knowa everything . naughty ah out everybody, dears, doesn't he ? chimed in .BI133 iBaDOiia vance. ' vrnere aoes no - got'his capital stories from ?' , : 'Por instance, ' interjeotod Mrs. He» Seth, ' that littlo an dit about domuro Irs. Potter — what, o hypocrite thai croature muBt bo I' ' 'Dre&dfull' cried Miss Edith in a shocked voico. T ' Such creatures should bo pilloried by ?ocioty,' cried her sister. ! 'Husli-h,' whispered Mrs. Hospeth. ' Talk of a certain person, ahem- — Ah I my dear Mrs. Potter, I'm delighted to sea Sou. How charming you look ; and dear Ir. Potter. Is he here ?' i 'Mr. Potter is in Brisbane,' was the answer. ?i ' Dear, dear ; how lonely you must bo. But thon you have such resources. So ' plover, music, painting, cliomisty — Oh !...
MAITLAND [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
MAITLAND E. W. Sparko reports :— Fat Cattle. — Taking into. considera- tion tho fact that Thursday was the only sale day of fat stock at Camp bell's Hill this week, .the supply nume rically was not excessive. Speculators for the Metropolitan market operated pretty freely, and gave the sales a more animated tone than has been ex perienced for some considerable time.. Best quality cattle were a great deal firmer, and medium . showed - a . slight advance on lately ruling rates. . There vero very,few really prime cattle for ward. I have sold — On account of Thos. Drinan- 10 heifers from £1 7s to £1 10s, 46 light steers from £1 lis to £2, 1 bullock at £3 5s ; J. K. Mackay, 19 cows from £1 12s to £2 4s; J. Murphy, 2 cows at £2 10s ; F. Wilkinson, 15 bullocks from £3 5s tj £4 8s ; R. Gill, 24 steers from £2 6s to £2 14s, 18 very light from £1 16s to £2; W. Reynolds, 29 bullock' from £2 18s to £3' 18s, 2 (rough) from £1 5s to £2 2s ; B.'Haydon, 9 bullocks from £3 16s to £4 4s, 1 stag at £1 ...
The Rescue (A True Story.) [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
The Itcscue (A True Story.) DYA. J. HAWE. ' I Far out on tbe beautiful green Darling '? M Downs lived two little children— Henry and' * 4| Sarah — with their father and mother, well- -' to-do people who worked hard to improve' their farm, and have a snug sum ready to. educate their children when they should be come of proper age. The farm contained! ? jj 100 acres, with a railway cutting through! ^ the centre. The house stood at one side of j ./j the farm, so that it was nearly across a fifty- i V fifro fiolil f/x H,n rnila'ou linA V* When Henry was about 5 years of age and Sarah 3, they used to enjoy playing on ,;j yie railway line in tho warm dry sand. When ever their father was at work in tbe fields ^ beyond the line, they would ask and obtain- ';r permission, after the morning train had gone! ~ down, to go and play until dinner-time.! e For a long time they seemed very well con-- i tented to trudge about the yard to play until j' they heard the train, and then, dropping: - every...
GRESFORD AND PATERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
GRESFOKD AND PATERS ON. 1? G Brooker roporta : — Paterson Association. — Largo supply forwad this week with a good attendance. Butter, 6d to 9d; eggs,8id to 9d per dozen; honoy 2s 6d per tin, large tins 10s to 12s; sections, 4d each; bacon 6d to 7-J-d per lb.; peaches, Id to 2Jd per dozen; tomatoes, 1£ to 7d; passion fruit, Id; cucumbers Id to 3-}; Lisbon lemons, -2d to 5Jd; apples, 2-Jd to5£d; pumpkins, ls4d to 3s; squashes, 3s to 6's; melons, 7s to 12s; cabbages, 3d to Is 3d; nectarines, id to 3£d; vinegar 4s; beans 4d per peck; chillies, ot. 5d per lb; plums, 2d to 3d per quart; grapes, to 3d per lb; potatoes, 2s 9d to 3s 8d per cwt; onions, 3d per btinch; maize, 3s 3d to 3s 4£d per bushel; peas, 2s lOd to 3s; fowls, 2s to 3s Id perjpair; chickens 1b 2d to Is 6d; ducks 2a 6d to 3s. — Pigs :slips — Duggan's at 4s, Merchant's at 3s lOd. „ Gresford and Paterson, Jan '6, 1894,
COMPARISONS ARE ODIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
COMPARISONS ARE ODIOUS. A woman in a 'bus had a baby about a year old in her lup. On ber right sat an oldish man, who was evidently fond of | babies.' The child looked at him, and he smiled and clucked in return. He wus getting along; finely, when all of a sudden the child puckered his lip und began to howl. ' There, there. Don't cry, my precious Iamb, said the mother in soothing tones. ' SeeniB to be afraid of me,' observed the man. ' Yes, sir, he do, and 1 can't make it out. I had him up to the Zoo the other day,' and lie looked at the big hippopptamu:i for lialf-an hour, and never uttered a whimper. In a discussion concerning colorblind ness at the recent mooting of the British Association 'for the Advancement of Scioncp, some remarks were mado by Dr. Michael Foster which conveyed tho idea that inveterate smoking is apt to bo in jurious to the color-sense, especially if tho amoker restricts himself to the tiso of ono aort of tobacco. Many persistent smokers are found to be color-...
AUNT BEULAH'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
AUNT BEULftH'S ADVICE. BY AN OLD CONTRIBUTOR. Bundlecombe Farm was one of tho'st magnificent places whioh everybody Btops to admiro — a square house painted white, with groen blinds and substantial brick chimneys. The paint was always frosh the fence pipketa always in porfect order ? tho orops of liay were harvested earliest in the meadows on Bundlecoine Flats, and ho wheat ana tyo never tailed. No wonder that Mr. Bundlecombe showed his farm with natural pride to his AuntBeulah Breod, when sho camo down from Vermont to mako the promised visit to her Pennsylvania relatives. ' It's a fino pluco,' said tho old lady. 'There's no such furm in Monroe County,' said Mr. Bundlecombo. ' And it is work, solid work, that has got it into shape. Margaret and I aro. up at day break every morning of our lives. We board five hired men, and Margaret doc3 all the work henelf ; and 'I toll you there's no running behind in our affairs.' . ' How many children have you 1' said A.unt Beulah. ' Three,' Baid...
Drowning Fatality. LISWORE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
Drowning Fatality. Lismobe, Soturday. ? A sad case of drowning occurred hore, tbe victims being two brothers named John and Donald Robertson, aged rospectivoly 17 and 14. Tbey went for a batho m Leicester Creole with a number of others, but as neither nf tli a nnnlfl Rvim THid. died about 111 shallow wator. Donald Robertson by somo means got out of his depth, and John, seeing his bro ther's danger, went to ins assistance, but they sank together. The police were communicated with, and the body of John was shortly afterwards re covered. Tho boys were sons of Mr John Robprtson, a well lmowu sport ing man, who was absent iu Sydney-at the time of the fatality. ? King Humbert of Italy has sent bis pnvato fortune, amounting to two million pounds, to Rothschilds' bank in London. ? Fifty peoplo havo beon frozen to death, and all business stopped by a blizzard ot Trieste, Austria. Tho Secretary of State fop tho colo nies has cablod to tho Governors ex pressing tho gratitude of tbo Duke und Du...
Farmers' Union. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
. Farmers' Union. A meeting of committee was held on Saturday last, there being present : R. Moylan, (chair), Marquet, Hamp ton, Kealy, J. Byron, R. Alison, H. E. Elliott,. John Moylan, Thomas Moylan, ? Wr Robson, B. Cook, and the Secrotary../ Mr R. Movlan exnlained that Mr Robson and himself had waited upon Mr Carlton as deputed, and had ob tained a reduction of rent to Is 3d par week. MoiElliott proposed, and Mr* Thos. Moylan seconded — That the sales be held on Saturday instead of Tuesday, as heretofore. Carried. Mr AliBon proposed, Mr Moylan seconded— That Mr Cook's salary of £2 10s be paid. Carried. Mr Hampton proposed, and Mr J. Moylan seconded, that Mr Carlton's offer to rent the shed at Is 3d be ac cepted. Here a good deal of discus sion took place ' with regard to the auctioneer changing the day of Bale without first noticing or getting per mission to do so from the committee ; also it was decided tbat the present working of tho union was not satisfac tory. Tho secretary co...
Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
Commercial. ? DUNQOG H. 0. Dark &, Co. report us follows Staico: Dungog 2a 91 to 2s 10j Olarocco Town, 3j to 8j Id. . Kgfia, (id to 7d doz. Chuff, 43 to 4s Gd B;-con, unstiloablo l' Butter, Gd , Cedur, Board, 15s to 1Gb por 100ft. Duuks, 2s to 2a Gd if good. Fowls, 2a to 2a GJ if good. Potntoaj, to £6 ; brisk Seed Oats, 3a to 3a 3d ; in ddinaud Becswnx, 8d por lb, , 1 Cu pi: barloy, 3a ; Engliah barely, 3s Edward Pipor rcporta — M&izo market Btill vory dull, 'Dungog, 2s 9d to 2a lOd ; Otaronco Town 3s Id to 3s 2d white nwl.durk red iiniza ua^ateabla. Potatoes, £4, plentiful. OlmfF, £4 to £i 10a Kgga, 7d to 8d. Bacon, improving a littlo, bost wortli 4d Honoy, 12a Gd per tin. Wax, Gd to 9d * Cedar, to IGa, according to oizo and quality. Butter, vory dull, 4d to Gd.
DREADFUL TRAGEDY. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 9 January 1894
TIREADFUL TRAGEDY. LONDON, Sunday. A dreadful tragedy .resulting in the tnurdor of three persons, and the sui cide of the murderer, was perpetrated in London last night A jeweller's shop was enterod by a burglar, whose movements iu the premises awakened the occupants. A woman- who owirtTd the business and resided on the pro mises, interfered, and was shot dead by the intruder. The shopman and grandson of tho owner were afterwards shot by the burglar^ who then finished liis crime by blowing his own brains, out. ' '