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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

THE STATE AND THE LANDS. I 7 o the Editor. I Sir, — Tour correspondent, J. hn ^Pluminer, evidently has hia eyes open to the necessity of a m-'ro office/it method of dealing with tho balance 'f our una(ionated lands. I do not lin -w the gontlom in, hut I wish he had lie n present at; my meeting on one^oru uiu, 1 have no doubt that ho would have indorsed my vvws. ?t. I. have placed my views before. I^veral gentlemen said to have a ki-on pye to the business, and on every c c casion it received full support, in fact, I have received an invitation to speak at the Syduey Town Hall on Land Leo-islation. but Mr Editor, mv views it intrusted to other brains may: be bungled up, as much of our pask'Lind Legislation has b.-en, and I hope to have a chance of meeting Parliament after the next election and then the country will get the full benefit of iny views. If Mr J. Plummer wishes my ad dress he may obtoin it at your office. — Yours faithfully, CHAS. J. DUFFY. Gosford Park, ll/3/'9& A...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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GLOUCESTER. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

Gloucester Mr Price held a splendid meeting at the above place. Mr Costin presided, and a motion of confidence was carried on the motion of Mr Jas. Grant, seconded by Mr Cochrane.

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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BOORAL. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

BoobaIi, Mr Price held one of the largest meetings ever held here, on Saturday night. Mr G. Carnell presided, and a unanimous mi tion of confidence was I carried, moved by. Mr Bouike, and seconded by Mr Mayton. Mr Price had a very dangerous trip through the flooded country, but kept his engagements at the various places.

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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Pigs and Profits. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

Pigs ana Profits. At the late Milton show Mr Geog hegan said though there were but few exhibits in the swine section be had never seen better nt any Bhow, not even in the metropolis. He noticed that bere the pigs were kept pure, and were not diseased, as was the case ia dis tricts whero the factory system had been adopted. In the northern end and in Ulawarra, disease had been brought into the pigs through the fac tories. He pointed out what a valu able adjunct pigs were to the dairy farmer, and cited the case of a dairy man in the neighbourhood of Berry to whom be (Mr Geoghegan) had paid as much as £150 per annum for pigB alone, and who, as a result of joining the factory, had obtained but a small increase in return from hiB butter, while his return from pigs was nil. IF the farmers present did not consider it too mean an occupation to feed pigs, he urged them to give them all the at tention possible, as they would find themselves well repaid. All the pigs now used by him in his bac...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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PATERSON & GRESFORD. F. G. BROOKER'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

PATERSON & GRESFORD. F. G. Buooker's Report Fair supply forward this week, but buyf-ra were were not . bo nu merous as usual. Following are the prices realised : butter at 4d to 7{d pet lb , eggs at 7\d to lOd por doze* ; beans, 24(1 to 4d per prck ; pomegran itt'», at Id to 3d per dozen ; lisbon lem- ns 3d to Gd, citron do. at l$d t-- 3d ; quinces at Hd to 2d ; app'es, Id to 6d ; passion fruit, ^d to Id; toma toes, Id to 3d ; .cauliflowers p'ants, GJd per bunch ; cabbage plants, 4(1 buncli; , rhubarb, Hd to 4d ; pears, 4d to Gd dozen ; peaches, 2£d to 4d ; H. Squash 2s; vegetable marrows at Is; pump kins, Is 4d to 2s ; grammas, 9d to 2s ; me'ons, Is to 5s Gd ; piemelons, Is to 6s ; broomB at 12s dozen ; walnuts, 2d to 3d per lb ; potatoes, 4s to 5s per cwt.; maize, 2s Gd to 2s 9d per bus.; cape barley, 3s to 3s 3d; chaff, 2s 3d 2s Gd bag ; lucerne hay £2 per ton ; . oaten hay, £2 5s per ton; honey, 2s 6d per 91b tins ; beeswax, 7d to 8d per . lb ; turnips, id to 1-jd per bu...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

Commercial. DUNGOG H. 0. Pnrk & Co. report as follows Maizu: nominal. A } Eggs, 7(1 to 8d doz, falling. 3a; dull / Bucon, -IJd liutter, 4d to Gd Cedar, Board, lf-s to 1Gb per ICOft. Ducks, Is Gd to 2b FowIh, Ib Gd to 2s Potiitoni*, 3b Gd lo 4a cwt. Out**, 2 i. Boeswiu, 8d per lb. ^Honoy, 10fl tin. (Kerosene tins objection ,ul-lo.) Gape barloy, 2s Gd j English barely, 2s Gd. ICdwnrd Piper reports — Maize —The market is so orrutic tJmt prico cannot br quoted. Oats, 2a per bushel Honev, 7s 6d to 10s por tin j plentiful. Burloj, 2s to 2* Gd per bushol Potatoes, plentiful ; 3s to 4s. Chaff, very plentiful ; no demand. Kgg?, I am always willing to givo market prices in quotation. Bacon, nono offering. Wax, Gd to 9d Ccduiy buards.l2tj to 16s, Butter, a complete gift. I am offering quan tities at 3d lb.

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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Shakespeare. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

Shahsp'eare. Great ShaVspearc, who can comprehend hia - - mighty And marvillpus mind? .The fountains of the ; thought ; Were inexhaustible. When be did write, lie'''. Took a brief walk into himself and sought. ? Th'ire the mat' als for his loftiest flight. Ho - Knew all thin.^,1. How? His own supremely wrought ' . ; . ooui was a sort oj— 710 oe very torao — . . 'Pocket-edition of the universe. News, says' the Citirt Journal, Mas. just reached a member of tho Imperial Russian ... Arohioologicai Comoiission of the discovery,; bo far north-east as Tashkend, of avery great: ' number of Greek ttfrra-cotta vases, iind also. . Pf silver-gilt ornaments and fragments oil Statuettes, all of Gre»k deston. One of the - ? results of this dJfcovery irill bo to giro 0 far greator extent than 'bos hitherto been imagined to QiSek Influence In Central Asia, and greatly tooEtend also the probable fron-. » tiers of tlia Oribk kingdom of Ractrla. Wha was Itttiat did thia looting of old? has.his tory kep...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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IN THE WAKE OF FORTUNE. (COPYRIGHT.) AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. CHAPTER XXI.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

IN THE WAKE OF FORTUNE. (cOPYiuaiiT.) AH AUSTRALIAN STORY. BY iv An dexter. CHAPTER XXI. — 'Continued. 'v: , ; . :'j:: . -Iind bis mind been a little stronger he'd : . i havo found his fortune aud Stettcd Broken . Bill tun years before tlio mineral treasures of that region wero mailo generally known to tlio world. ? ; Tlio lofty hills which had caught Trend. . weth'a eyes fcoia the volcanic peak were, in .-. fact; the Stanley or, us they aro now known, Barrier .Ranges. , ? Tlio desolate man did not dream that in , a few short yours that rugged wilderness would be overrun with tens of thousands ? of eager men and that the hum of industry would resound night and day amongst the lulls. Yet so it was. ' Tho treasures of Broken Hill had been -w.thiu tlio grasp of Edward Trenoweth, but ho had failed to retain them. Tlio tall aboriginal led the way cautiously down the rugged sides of the mount, and . Edward followed without a word. As thoy came near tho bottom the guide branched to the lef...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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A DISCREET YOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

A DISCREET YOXJTH. Tkachuu: ' Well, O^vnflouv, how many ountoimakeu pound?* ; Cornflour (tho grcccrV eon) : 'Sixteen.' Teacher: 'Corroct; and how many pouuds make a humlied-weight, Brisket r' Brr^kofc fthft butchfii-'H luiv^ : 4,'A hmwlrnd and twolvo.' Teacher 1 ' Right again. Now Nobbles, how many hundred-weights aro thero in a ton ?' Nobbles (tho coal dealer's hopeful): ' That's a business sccvot !' Mrs. Younghusband : 14 Why don't 3»ou go for a week's holiday, iicor^PI'1 Your . ?' employer can surely dp ;vith6ub-'yQU.u Guorgo : I know it j l-uti doti't want Inni to' find it out'' ; .- r'

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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ONE WAY OF TAKING PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

ONE Y\7Air OF TAKIKG PiiAS. I Was at a (tinner party at a friend's in the country, whero the coachman had como in to wait at table. Among tho guests was a very deaf old lady. The waiter, in hand ing the vegetables, camo to tho deaf party. ' l'cns, inum?' saiil John. No answer. '' l'eas, inum ? 11 (louder). Still no answer, but placing her car trumpet to her ear ,»Jie lifted it interro gatively _t- the man, *vlio, glancing down I and seeing the tube/ ejaculates: » .'Well, it's a rum way of taking them, but I suppose sho liking ib. % Hcjo goes ! ' land down wenb tho peas into' tho car* I trumpet. /

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The Sleep Disease [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

The Sleep Dicectaa ? An interesting description of tlie ' steep disease,' pcculiai to Atrtca, is given iu tho / foil) nal of an Af/ican Ciuiscr . The persons ( attacked by this singular malady aro thoso \ who tako littlo exerciso, and livo principally on vegetables, particularly cassadu aud uco- Some observei-s ascribo it to cassada, which is supposed to bo strongly narcotic. Not imnrolmblv. thn ftllmnt-.A lini mimK. . . the disease being most prevaiout iu low and (\ marshy situations. Irresistible drowsiness - continually- wciRhs down the patient, who can bo kept awake only for the few moments needful. to take a littlo food. When this ' lethargy has lasted three' or four monthsi - - death comes— with a tread that tbo patient ' .can not hear— and makes tho Blumber biit a ? little mora Bound, . - I found the aspcct. of -.Queen Maiimce'i 1 beautifularahdddughtcrinc'piiceivablyalfeot' ing.. It was strango to toe her so quiet, in o Bleep from which it might be Supposed she would awake f...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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WHAT OPHELIA SAID. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

WHAT OPHELIA SAID, Alas I I gave him back his ring, And joy and youth and everything That brightness to my heart could bring With it was .fc&cn. Draw close tho-orimson curtain^so, And shut the sunlight from my wjmj And if you love me, pray prepare A willow wreath. for me to wear— I nm forsaken I WHAT I SAY, Lot down my heavy hair, Lizetto, And quick 1 my jewelled vinaigrette, He called me u cruel ' and 11 coquetto/* . Aud all is over. He only camo last year from college, He's gained, I think, soma worldly know ledge # Of how a girl can sigh and smile, And be a coquette all the while ; And as for me, I'rc gained a ring, A diamond, too, a costly thing. Lay but the dress that \Vorth combined - Of pink and azure j I must find Anotbor lover. — Minna Irving, Going to Ohange.r^He stood at tho corner of Bourko and Elizabeth streets, look' ing very thoughtful, when an acquaintance came along and slapped him on the back an-} asked what the matter was, . ' I'm glad to see you,' he repl...

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His Galt. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

HlsIGalt. ' Tod: 'Tho girl ho 'married is worth jBi!0,000.' Ned : 'From what I know of him, thoy will bo lmppy foe about two year.j.' Kept Her Word. ' So that is siie I But I once hoard hor say, sho would na vor marry a m-iu who mado a living by working.' ' Woll, she didn't. Sho married'an artist.' Why he was Cast Down. I paintod wall hor portrait. And sho cricd cJoud with glee ; V Oh, won't tho family be surprisod Whon I toll 'em that it's mo I ' . ? - —r^ck ' Going One Better. '. Will'e: ' My father cornea down to din-, nor in a d re. 3 suit overy night now.' liobby Pooh ! Tint's nothing. Why, half the timo my fathoreouios to breakfast in one.' Reporting Progress. ' Jack: 'Harry, nro you -making any headway in your determination to bocpine McCrtbaus's son-in-law?' Hirry : 'I'vo boon encouraged to hope.' Jack : ' How ? ' Harry : ' The oldoifc duughtorhas promised to bo a sister to liio.' An Awfully Narrow Escapo. Young Lady : 'I suppose' you have had Eomo narrow escapes, ^Lieutenan...

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Chrystable's Mistake. CHAPTER III. (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

CiirystabeJ's Mistake, By Nellie : Ellis, Oitaticb IIL .(Continued.) Suddonly lio said, 'Do- yon know, Ohrys, I usotl to fancy tliat Lyon and you— lie looked earnestly at her, his mild ' eyes ...strangely, penetrative, but Ohvya did not answer^ All, well, 'twas but a fancjr bom of selfish fear, I sup pose. Ho is a noble fellow. I miss hiin nHll. Wllfti'ft 1R f.Vifif.'Irtuh lrtt-ffti' nP hiti 'T wonder— his address is eliauged, so I must find ii boforo I can write. 1 meant to have answered before now, but I get lazy, Ohvys— lazy— His voice died away in a gasp. He put his hand to;liis aide, aud in the twi light Ohrys could see liis face grow drawn and haggard,' She waB by him in _ a socond, making him Kin against lior while, tho apasin passod .away, arid ho laid back iu his chair ex hausted.. - 'That pain again! fathor, I w'ibIi — 1 ?do wish you would see another doctor promise-mo' you -will, father dear! juBt to jleaae mc, p'rouiiee I ' Ho promU.'id ; a little smile upon hie lips ; t...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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CURIOUS TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

CCIUOUS' 'TREE8. , , Vuiiy. fascinating is the eludy- of Irei/* r.f life, for it has. its mystery as its history^ '.i ^y and, should tho. student bo adoVer of iho ' unlquo and 'roavypllpua, lie will; find stapl* fooff to his tasto iu .this.dellghtiul pursulti^ - . Perhaps tho most, rcmarkablo speci^ion of -.- tree-lifo is tho SnakoV trco, -a natlvo ot ' . juuajuu, Ab iiuuriuuets iu 1119 iocunvy 01 tlio: Sierra Modio mountains, whero ib grows to a height of twenty fcot. ; : ? - . j It covers an iininoneo area, for ifc bas a very thick, gnarlod trunk, and a largo{ number of curious, slimy,, suako-liko1 branches, entirely dovoid of. folingo, whfcl^ are constantly writhing and stretching In all directions. * ?» ? . 1 1 This ecccntiio motion is accounted fprby thocingular fact thnt!tho treo hctaally sab sists/upon .tho blond 'of*' bitty opd fcinalli. animals, Seizing and gorging itiplf with any! Hvo thing that may como within tho roafcul of its' tenacious limbs. Eaph limb fa ontiivly cov...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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AN EXAMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

AN EXAMINATION. At an examination nt tho College of Sur goon's.a candidate was osltod by Aberncthy ' What would you do if a man wiis blown up with powdcrS' ' Wait until ho camo down,' ho coolly replied. ' Truo,' replied Aberncthy ; 'and nup poso I should luck you for such an imper tinent reply, what muscles would I put) iu motion V' ? . ? ' . . ? . ? ? ?''flio vflosora and cstonsors of my . arms ;

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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HOW PALYWRIGHTS MAKE PLAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

HOW PLAY WRIG 1LTS MAKE Pr.AYS. From tho following anccdoto it would scom thab American dramatists, liko many of their brethren in England, owe a good deal to the French writers ' New York dealer* in second-hand books aro apt to bo as old and woru-oub lit npneur nnco an the volumes they tell. Nevertheless, ! they aro wide-awake fellows. ? -.J.'.O.uito reecrUy an !icnmi^ yn 1 1 n t dramalBt Cnt^fi;.; *^heir shops, an(/^ after making a few pufchases, remarked in an ofT-hand manner : ?? ' ' Oh, 1 say, I wish you'd pavo any Frcnch plays yt-u may como across for ma It does not matter how cbscuro tho writ erf may b-r. Ill buy all you havo or can gcti Are there any iu stock now?' 'Thedealereycd the young man shai ply, and tho shadow of a smile c tossed his I wrinkled features as ho slowly replied: ' 1 Well, n ), 1 haven't got any ju*b now. , The faeb is, New York is such a good mar ket for 01 igiuul plays, I can soil all tho French fatces, comcdics, or tradgedies I get eveiy day they comc ...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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A REMARKABLE VARIATION OF AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

A REMARKABLE VARIATION OF AGli. Miss Choi. mon dkly was born only two years earlier than her brother Tom. Whon' Tom was 10 years old Clara Cholmondely glorified iii tho fact thab sho was 12; when Tom was known to bo 15, she candidly con fessed to sweet 17; whon Tom proudly ?boasted of IS cho timidly ueknowlcdirctl herself pasb 18 ; when Tom came home from college with a mustacho and. a vote, and had a party in honour of his 21st buth-' day, she said to her friends : ' ' What a boyish fellow ho is I Who would think thab ho wa3 only a ycat? younger than I ?' ? . When Tom declared that I10 was 25, and old onotigh to ^eb married, she said to an intimate friend: ^ ' Do you know I feel savagoly jealous to think of Tom getting married. But'th'cu,* I huppoio twins aro always moro attabliccl' to each other than other brothers aud sistois.' And two years later, at Tom's wedding, sho said, with girlish vivacity, to tho weda ing guests : ? ' Dear old Tom ! to eeo him married to* night, aud then...

Publication Title: Dungog Chronicle : Durham And Gloucester Advertiser
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A CURIOUS OPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

A CURIOUS OPERATION. Wk (Scicncc Si/tings) saw a quick-witted labourer U6e a curious method the othbrday to tajco tho foul'air out of a well. The well was to be cleaned, but tho man who took the jol? wad afraid to ^o dowu until I10 bad asccitaincd the quality o * tho air at the bottom. Ho lob down a lighted oandlo and .when 'ib descended to about fjx feot of tho bottom ib went out as suddenly na though extinguished by a whilF of air. Tliab was all ho wautcd to know. He was euro'tiiab the well had poisonous gas in it, and took'a small umbrella, tied a string to tbo handle, and lowered it open into bho well. Having leb it go nearly tothe bottom; ho drow ib up, carried ib a fow feob from the well, and upset it. Ho repeated this opera tion twenty or thirty time*, with all the bystanders laughing at him, then again lowered the light, which burned clear and bright even at the bottom, lie then con descended to explain thab thp gas in the well was carbonic acid gas, which is heavier than ai...

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THE ETIQUETTE OF CALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 16 March 1894

THE ETIQUETTE 01-' CALLS Here is tho ctiqtwtto of calls for tho beno- 1 fib of all those who are in darkness on the | important subject. It is nccessary : ; To call within a week and in person ofter j a dinner pa:ty to' which ono'has b^en | invited. To call within a week after any entertain- j menb to v, Mich one has been invited. j . I lo call upon a family in which an engago- . mcnt has jusb been, announced or marriage j takeu place. - I To call upon an acquaintance who has returned from a prolonged absence. . j To send our cards with ono's new address I after moving from ono part' of a ciby to another. For the older residents of a ueighbeur hecid to call lirst upon ncwcomers. To return a first call within a week and in person. To 'ca-I^ promptly and in person after a first invitation^- 'T ? To make the first call upon'pOOplQ in a1 higher social position if ono is asked to Ho* sp,-or if they are new oo'mcis. j For the caller who arrived first to Icavo first. For a gentleman to ask...

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