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CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
CHAPTER IV. At the end of six weeks ijoeiuc, saveu and sheltered by Muthlns, has slowly recovered tlie reason of which, for a while,; ho had been bereft, by excess of emotion; ■ After many days of delirium, during which his life bad been, in sus pense, consciousness Imd returned'to: his mind, but on his heart had fallen the •sha'dow of an incurable sadness. ' M.itliurine had only permitted /.To/nine •to come and see him once ; and Ma.cliins —strange ns it. seemed—had not sought to break through t:liat:cruel decree, but appeared.to be completely in agreement on that subject The reason was that, in iiis sick dreams. 1'joehic had so often rupoatcd tlie name of Joanne, and with such despairing tenderness in the tones of his voice, that , the old pilot- feared he had discovered that iovc existed be i.tween tliem.' • Jeanne, whom lie saw. i every day at her aunt's, appeared, how i ever, firmly resolved to keep her pro i mise. .Slie bad allowed her hand to be ! ofllcially asked of Mathurin...
"Reserved Seats" in Railway Carriages. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
" Reserved Seats" in Rail way Carriages. Complaints are sometimes made by travellers of the annoyahcc occasioned them ■by persons "Jumping " their seats when they leave a carriage.for refresh ments or other purposes. It has been recognised that there ,is no law govern ing the: matter, the question being one largely depending upon the observance of mutual courtesies between travellers, as it is always^ understood that, the occupation of a seat for a portion of a journey, by general usage gives a person the right to use it throughout. At the same time it is- impossible, practically, .to reserve seats, and ■ a . case which recently came before the Courts in England will therefore be of interest. • Transport, of 24th December, last, states that: " A case of no small im portance in; that the circumstances are such as have ofter suggested themselves to the minds of intrepid travellers who dare to leave their seats on a long journey, has . been decided by Judge Emden, at, Tunbridge Wells C...
Short Story. The Storm. (From the "Strand Magazine.") (Concluded.) CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
Short Story. The Storm. (I/Yoin the "Strand Mngir/iino.") (Concluded.) OriAI'tlCIl III. A fteavy gloom poisoned the departure after.the gaiety-: of tJio = morning,- and: mnny a furtlve-teai". mingled with the farewells along the range, of boats into which the men were, climbing to govin quest of ilie:dallyrbread foivwhich they dally piayed. The . predictions- of. Mathias .. had troubled the minds of: the;most coui'ago ons ; the old pilot; Unesv-so well the ocean. :ind its treasons! 'But all'had solid boats, and .well lltted to withstand the • onslaughts of the waves. .Then, they were not goingj far out, but meant to content themselves with fishing within sight of .the coast ready, for a promptre-. turn, in * ease the winds and _ waves should prove too hostile. vLoehic. alone, in his shattered boat, would' run any real danger. J " Take my'better boa t; lad,"said Ma thias with'rough tenderness. But for .the first time the poor young fellow, noticed, the;old man's assiduities to .Teann...
How to Help the Local Paper. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
How to Help the Local Paper. You can aid your newspaper greatly by giving the local paper your general printing; if you do not feel able to run an advertisement, surely : you can af ford to'give'the newspaper your cards, dodgers, billheads, envelopes, and all business printing to execute. .... The newspaper man needs it, and it helps to pay the thousand and one free, no tices he-gives you and your town; but don't give it to the travelling canvasser who can give you no such return, and is spending neither time, money, nor brains in helping you to build up your district. The time may come >\vhen a newspaper may live simply ..ivpory the revenue derived from the subscriptions and advertisements, but no ordinary newspaper in any ordinary town can exist without auxiliary support derived from general printing.- Therefore ,if you waiit a good newspaper—one that will still help your, town —give it all. your printing. Further severe heat is predicted by the Queensland weather. Bureau. . "I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
Knocking at Death's Door. Called back by Clements Tonic? Mr. W. H. K. Hickson, Quaama, i New South Wales, writes on Ootober 19th, 1890 :—Two years ago I was near death's door from an attuok of influenza, I hud lieon nursing friends and neighbours suffering from tho same complaint, and thought I was exempt from contracting, it, buG I was misonkon. Aftor trying medi oino rccommonded, and also oalling in a doc tor, who doubtless did nil ho Joould for mo fuilod to effect ft cure. I then tried Clements Tonio, and am huppy to say I pullod through, Yours truly, W. II. K, HICKSON,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
To Subscribers. Those who have not yet forwarded their subscriptions to the Chronicle are invited to do so without delay. The amount of subscription was reduced from ist January inst. as follows : Per annum (in advance) 15s; per .quarter (in advance) 4s; booked, 4s 6d per quarter. Advance subscriptions must be pajd withjn the first month of the quarter. Single copies 2d each. In tending subscribers are invited to send in their names as early as convenient. The year or quarter commences from date of ordering. Send penny or two penny stamps, P.O.O., or postal notes, to the proprietor.
Public Holiday. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
Public Holiday. Our member, Mr. Titz-Gerald, lias been notified that Thursday next has been proclaimed a public holiday in the municipal; districts.of Murriiriindi, Scone, Aberdeen, Singleton, and East and West Maitland, . for the -. coming Show. Some doubt exists as to whether, the holiday, has been Gazetted .for Muswellbrook,' but this omission will doubtless be rectified without de lay
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
General News. The fifth test match commences in Sydney to-day. Madame Albani, the famous singei'j has been drawing crowded houses in Sydney. The plague at Bombay is again following on the lines of the original outbreak and the1'outlook is regarded as very serious. Of 142 cases reported in 48 hours, there were 105 deaths. Joan of Arc is to be declared a Saint by the Roman Catholic Church, which burned her as a heretic. New York now claims to possess the finest hotel in the world. It has just been opened having cost ^3j7SO,ooo. Some portions of it are made to re semble the famous castle of Hohen Schwangan, built by the mad King of Bavaria. Arrangements are being made to convey 150 tons of provisions to Daw son City. The train cars will be on rumners and the engines will get their traction power from spiked driving wheels. The mother:lode of the Klondyke • field is said to have been discovered and is reported to ,be immensely rich. TheTravvling which commenced deep sea operations off t...
March Fair. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
March Fair. In another column will be found an announcement with reference to the March fair, to be opened in the School ot Art's- on Tuesday evening next,' and continued every, evening during the week. Various atltactions in, the shape of music, singing, etc," are promised in addition to a display of fancy and useful goocls, etc,
The Federal Convention. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
The Federal Convention. No decision has yet been arrived at by the Federal Convention on the railway question. Early on Wednesday morn ing an amendment by Mr. Higgins was j carried prohibiting the making of any regulations which would attract trade to the port of one State. The division was 18 votes to 15, there being only 33 members then in the Convention. Mr. Reid at once proposed an addition" to the clause which would render it nugatory, but the New-South. Wales Premier's amendment was rejected by 22 to 20 votes. Tbere was a good deal of dissatisfaction at the vote which had been carried, and Mr, Kingston proposed as a way out of the difficulty that they should begin de novo. This was agreed to, and the necessary formal motions having been carried Sir George Turner moved an amend ment giving power to the Federal Parlia ment to prevent a State, giving prefer ence as regarded railway rates by which any State would be injured. This was carried by a large majority and took the place ...
Appeal under the Towns Police Act. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
Appeal under the Towns Police Act. Iii December last two liconsod victuallers named respectively Ourrio find Quinn, carrying on business in Main-stroet, Grenfell, were proceeded against by n police constable under the 10 th section of tho Towns Police Act, upon a charge of placiug a form on ihe pathway in front of their prem ises. Tho magistrates, having over ruled certain objections made on be half of defendants, inflicted a fine, and an appeal was then made to a Judge in Chnmbers, on tho grounds that tho information disclosed no offonce under section 16 of the Towns Police Act, that thero was no oyidonce that tho Act was extended to Grenfell, and that there was no evidence that the prosecuting constable was appointed under tho act for the purposes of sec tiou 16. Mr. Justice Cohen heard the matter, and decided on Wednes day that the third point was made out, and therefore the motion for a prohibition to quash the conviction must go, but he refused to allow costs to the appellants....
Interest Tables. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
Interest Tables. The " Department of Lands has published a book of Interest Tables, containing valuable information 'in, reference to the method of ascertain ing the balances due on Conditonal Purchases.:, In addition, Tables are' included which gives the simple ~and compound interest at 4 per cent." on any sum from id to 2000 pounds' This book, which should be- more particularly useful to all parties in terested inf Conditional, Purchases,^is now obtainable from .the Government Printer, or any of the Crown \Lands Agents at a reduced .price of zs^6d per copy. . . ■'
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
SECOND DAY. Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs.— Marshall 1, Liborty 2, Targuin 3. Time, 1 miu, 18seo. High Weight Handicap, 6 fur longs.—Residue 1, Lady Asthoro 2, Canzonette 3. Quirindi Handicap, 1 mile nnd ft furlong.—Undorhaud 1, Yalor 2, Tanner 0. The winner went out at 3 to 1. Time, '2 min. Tho Hack Eaco was won by Made line, with merriment 2nd, and May Day ord.
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
Dentistry. Dentristy.—J. Bealby-Smith.D.D. S., from London and America, of 482 and483George-street, Sydney, maybe consulted Free at Mrs. Hicks' private house, Muswollbrook, monthly. Next visit, from 3 p.m on Thursday, March 3, to 3 p.m. on Saturday,'5th. Painless extractions guaranteed. Flattering tes timonials Lave boon given by many of the Squatters and Residents in the district, certifying to the skilled and satisfactory naturo of my work. Charges strictly moderate, At my Sydney rooms I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a great reduction is made on ordinary prices. Mit. A. E. Bur bank, R.D.S., Yie and Now South "Wales, Surgeon and Mechanical Dentist, Head Branch, Tamworth. In consequence of his ac cident, he will be unable to make further visits for some time, and re quests patients to wait. Dentistry of the highest standing is performed by Mil. Percy B. Cohen (Honorary Dentist to the Maitland Hospital), who visits Musvvellbrook the fourth Saturday in every month, aad may be c...
THE CHEVALIER DE MAISON ROUGE. CHAPTER X.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
THE CHEVALIER de MAISON ROUGE. CHAPTER X.—tCojjtinued. best way, thou, is, ns you say, 'not to reflect." And lie began to sing: "Where tho branches met On a rocky stone, TliOfo I found Nicctto Seated nil alone." Louis was in the miilst of his Ipnstoral ditty, whim suddenly a loud noise was hoard from the left side of the ,post, com posed of oaths, monnces and tears. '•'Wliat is thatdemanded Devaux. "It sounded like tho voice of a tehild," said Louis, listening. "In fact," said tiie National Guard, "it is a poor little one they lure boating. Truly tbey ought only to send licre those who have no childr&n." "Will you sing?" said a harsh and drunken voice. _ ; The voice sung, in example: - . "Madame Veto promised . ■ That all our heads should fall— "No," said -the .child, "I will not'sing." "Will you sing ?" - . ^ /And the voice recommenced : "Madame "Veto , promised—" • "No no !" .said the child. . "No, no, no I" "Ah, little beggar 1" said the hoarso voice; and the .'noise of a...
—THE—Muswellbrook Chronicle O, saared weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 1898. The Coming Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
—THE— J\Z[usweUbx>ool$ (?hxomele O, sr.orecl weapon, left for truth's defence, bole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch t.liec! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 1898. The Coming Show. This time last year, it may be remembered, there wero consider searchings of heart oil account of the severity of drought, as to whether the annual show would be held or not. Fortunately liberal and enterprising counsels prevailed, . aid, despite the severe aud inevit able drawbacks, due to the cause we have mentioned, the Show was more Siccessful than had been antici pated. The fact that it was duly held will exercise no inconsiderable influence iu ensuring the success of tie exhibition for which preparations are now being made. The contin uity of these annual events has been maintained, and the district has strengthened its prestige, instead of diminishing it, as might have been the case if the society had backed down under pressure...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
C. J. SPRA 77, AUCTIONEER AND GENERAL. COMMISSION AGENT, Bridge-street, Muswelibrook OFFICES :—Promises lately oycupied by Mr. J. C. Luscombo, Architect. Weekly Sales of Fat and Storo Cutllo, Slioep, Pigs, &c., at Hill's Junction Hotel Yards, EVERY THURSDAY. Account Sales Rendered Promptly. . Bv PASKINS, PIANO & ORGAN TT^RR'f REPAIRER, & AG-EN/r.-*' VISLT3/ .MU-S^BLLBROOK -AND . DIS- I TRldT REGULARLY/ - '• ■' '..y; o^.Vvfe; Tuning. and Repairs by : appointment) and i yearly, contract at' rcduccd toe. '- Proper I musical Irndesmnn's-work only; and - reason- i nblo charges. , . ■•.■•.-ti'... I Letters addressed to Scone, or - orders left | with Mr. Iloohihan, Anuandalo.-. Muswell- I brook, will recoivo prompt attention. ■ | IV. JNO. BAKER, Cutler, • 3 Hunter Street, SYDNEY. ROCKDALE COLLEGE. A HIGH 'CLASS SCHOOL FOR BOYS, Kev. C. T. Forscutt, B.A. Principal/ Aasi8ted by Efficient Masters. - f ■ TilH Collcgo stands in its own PAIUC of ab'oufc?I3' acres, charmin...
The Burnt out Gippslanders. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 26 February 1898
The Burnt out Gippslanders. It is with considerable pride that we reflect that the first town in New South Wales to send, tangible as S!stance to the burn-out Gippsland ers was Muswellbrook. The sum transmitted by Mr. E. 0. Brecht, our worthy Mayor—£50—was in it self a substantial donation, and would enable the Yictiorian Relief Committee to render assistance which, without it, would be out of their power. It is, moreover, only a first instalment, and it may be hoped that it may be followed by. another equally liberal. ' The rav ages of the bush fires have been' so terrible as to claim practical sym pathy, and sympathy unaccom panied by actual help, in cases where help is practicable, is of no avail. We all remember the story of the , good old quaker who joined a crowd which had gathered round a case of genuine and acute distress : " I pity him five shillings" he said, handing out the money, "How much does thee pity him ?" We feel sure that timely help given to so worthy an object a...