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DURING A STORM. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
DURING A STORM. ? Captain,' said the mate of the good ship ' Cauliflower,' while, the Btorm was at its height, ' the ship has sprung a leak, the water-tight com partments are full of water and the blessed ship is going down. What shall we do ?' The gallant skipper's face blanched, but only for one-eighth of a second rliri he lose his self-control. ' Don't waste a moment 1' he re plied. ' Prepare at once an address thanking me for my coolness and heroism in the face of deadly and overwhelming peril. Let not a boat leave the ship's side until every man and woman has signed it 1'
ATMOSPHERE OF THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
ATMOSPHERE OF THE SDH. If some oi the latest results of astronomical investigation are to be accepted, the atmosphere of the sun is 5,000 miles deep, and is composed of various gases and vapours of metals. Then, as observed through the tele scope, its surface is covered with minute white forms, apparently float ing in an ocean of greyish fluid, these being clouds, composed not ol water, but chietly ot caroon, ana it is argued that, just as the electrician uses car bon for producing the brightest of artificial lights, so the sun employs the same agent in the production of its transcendent light and heat, the sun clouds being, in fact, made up of drups of liquid carbon, which have a radiance vastly exceeding that of the well-known glow of the filament in an electric lamp.
STORY OF THE CLAIMANT. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
STORY OF THE CLAIMANT. Sir Henry Hawkins was, it is curious to hear, at one time a believer in the Claimant's bona fides, and advised Hodgman to back him. Afterwards, however, he said that he had ' found out enough to hang him,' and our author was able to save his stake. An amusing story of how the Claimant gave himself away is the following : — ' Mr. Warner, of the Welsh Harp, was. at a time, one of the rhipf backers, and used to have him out to dine with him at Hendon. But one Sunday came disillusionment. The carving-knife cut rather badly, and Mr. Warner could not coax an edge on it. ' ' Give it me,' said 'Sir Roger.' ' And the deftness with which he handled carver and steel was an eye opener for Mr. Warner, who, when their guest was absent from the room, said to his wife, ' We're done ! He's a butcher, right enough 1'
MR. GLADSTONE AND BEACONSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
HR. GLADSTONE AND BEAC0NSFIEL1). Mr. Gladstone used to tell how Disraeli once visited at his house. When the Bulgarian atrocities debates were at their fiercest, Disraeli one night flung across the table ol the House of Commons a note to Mr. Gladstone, saying that a set of Turkish Yellow Books at the Foreign Office were defective, but that he believer! Mr. Gladstone had a perfect set, and might his secretary call on the morrow to make some extracts ? Mr. Gladstone's reply was : ' Cer tainly not ; but if you will come in person I shall be delighted to see you.' Accordingly the next morning Mr. Disraeli called, and, on his going into the library, the talk was suddenly diverted to Bulwer Lytton, and thence to political novels, and especially to Disraeli's own writings. Said Mr. Gladstone : ' I was en tranced at his brilliant talk ; the time passed with wonderful rapidity. Disraeli looked ab his watch : fully an hour had gone, and lie was bound elsewhere. So he had to part, without a wo...
CONSTABLE O'FLAHERTY'S EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
CONSTABLE O'FLAHERTY'S EVIDENCE. Magistrate : ' What is the evidence in this case?' Constable O'Flaherty : ' Yer wash up,' I was on me bate lasht night, about eliven o'clock, whin I found the prisoner kicking up a terrible and blapeardlv disturbance outside iv Con O'Ryan's public-house, and I tould him to desist.' , Magistrate : ' And did he?' Constable O'Flaherty: 'On the conthaary j yer washup, he turned round, let fly wid his lift, followed up wid his right, and gev me the sevare black eye which, yer washup (lifting the bandage) 1 now produce.' First Bootblack : ' Wot's de matter* Billy? Yer looks played out.'' Second Bootblack : .' Played out ? I should think I am 1 Just-bin givin* two policemen a shine.'
The Track of the Goldseekers. [Copyright.] Story of the Australian Alps. CHAPTER XXIII. HOMEWARD BOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
The Track of the Goldseekers. [Copyright.] Story of the Australian Alps. By Paul Wiseman. CHAPTER XXIII. [ Homeward Bound. I' How do you intend getting back to Melbourne?' asked Sterling on the morning of the goldseekers' departure from the surveyor's camp. ? We have a boat near Cape Conran, and when we get there, if not picked up by ft passing vessel, we will mako our way round the coast to the Lakes,' answered Foster. I' I can sena you across country on our packhorses if you care to go that way,' was the kind reply. ' Thank you very much, but we must go to the Cape, as some valuable pro perty remains there,1 cordially replied Poster. 1 Then all I can do is put you on the east side of the stream.' After partaking of some refresh ments, the three men were crossed in a dingy, and with a good supply of provisions, started for the Cape, the direction of which wus given them. They reached- the Cape in safety. The boat was taken from its place of concealment, and everything made ready to...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
Brevities. It is questionable whether the CobAr Wilcannia railway can bo rc-introduced within twolve months of its rejection. The Minister for Works has his doubts on the subject. Tno Governor-General seems to havo de rived considerable benefit from his trip to the Northern sugar plantations. The climato seems to havo suited him adtnir&bly. The ex-Quecu of Madagascar, who was exited by tho Fronch, is reported to having rccoivcn an ouorol inartiago irom a wealthy Frenchman. If it ia consummated she will acquire French nationality aud could no longer be treated as a prisoner. Splendid rains huve fallen over tho agri cultural areas of South Australia. Tho heaviest was ovor the South Kast. Over £200 has been received in subscrip tions towards tho Berrigan Show, which is to bo held on the 13th inst. Tho serum of 35 rats has boon submitted to analysis by tho Board of Health, but no signs, of plaguo wore discovered, or of any ctner infectious disease. You can depend on ridding chil...
Besant and Rice. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
Besuut aud Rico Mr. Percy Fitzgerald, the woll knowu Dickens collector, answers a ] question which has been much specula ted upon as to the character and measure of the collaboration between Sir Walter Besantund James Bice. In ' Beady Money Mortiboy' and other novels which resulted from their nartuership, llioe. it appears, thought out the plot and construction, whilst Besant did the description, dialogue?, and characterisation. ' They met at each other's rooms,' says Mr. Fitz gerald, ' and debated the story chapter by chapter, Bice, having read his friend's daily portion of tbo work, would arrive furnished ' with many ingenious expedients for unravelling or complicating the situatiou. He sat in his chair, aud would set forth all man* nor of suggestions which had occurred to him as he wulked about. Most of these were put asidp, aud tho most striking and eligible wero chosen. Besatit lmd a gift of seizing on and developing what was thus put beforo him. Bice used often to tell some of...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
Local and QoneraL The Weather.— 'Tho weather hat been delightfully line during tho past week, better Spring weather, in fact, than that which we have becu enjoying could not, purhap3, I)? imagined. Too feed for slock is ooniing on anmziugly and thuuutlook is most oncouiaging. Farmers and Settlers — A meeting of me l iiiiaiii tiiaw.i oruuen 0^.1 no rarmcis uuu Settlers Association will ho hold a* the Pioneer Hotel Pallamullawa, th)* evening. King's Birthday.— A meeting of the King's Birthday Kico Meeting Committee w«j held at the Imperial Hotel on Thursday evening. Tnere were present : Messrs Suttio (in the Chair), R. O. Walker, Gall, I), E. Kirkby, and W\ H. MidgJoy. A programme providing for two days* racing was drawn up. I no nominations for tho November and King's Birthday Handicaps close ou Monday, October Tho accept ances and general entry close ou Mouday, Novombor ilth, with tho hou. see., Mr. U. E. Kirkby. Death of Mrs- Foot.— Mrs. II. 15. Foot, 0!10 -of Iho ol.lcac ruaiileut...
A Prince Snubbed. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
A Priucc Snubbed. The young Duchess of Marlborough, who, after spending a few days by herself in Paris, joined the SV, K. Vanderbilt party at Monte Carlo recently, created an enormous sensation by snubbing the Prince of Monaco with suoh severity that even Oonsuelo's most fervent admirers feel compellod to blame her mildly. The Prince, whose yacht was detained at Marseilles by the great strike of dock hands, telegraphed to Monte Carlo, asking the lady managers to postpone the charity fair for two days, because he wished to attend the opening. Learning that tbe young Duchess had arrived, he also telegraphed her, requesting that she accept a booth and attend supper the same night aboard his yacht, the Princess Alice. The Duchess did not deign to answer personally, but sent curt regrets through her secretary. As soou as he reached Monaco the little autocrat demanded explanations through the Marohiones3 of Anglesey, a friend of both parties. Oonsuelo ansered suavely, 'Tell him that, Prin...
Anthony Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
Autliony Hope. Anthony Hope. Hawkins, who colo bratcd his thirty-eighth birthday re cently, is better known in the world us ' Autliony Hopo It was under that name that hU earlier works wcro published, and, for writing purposes, he has stuck to it ever since. This course was perhaps necessary, because the f«ni« nnnCrf. „r.»r,1ftOt rntnit.od his connection with tho Bar, to which he was 'callod' iu 1897, nnd the older sort of lawyers don't liko literary barristers. However, lo the joy of his large circle of readers, Anthony Hope is now in activo partnership with literature. In America, particularly, the author of ' The Dolly Dialogues' is very popular. In 1897 he went lecturing across the ' herring pond,' and frequently held receptions to meet his admirers. ' I am very happy to meet you,' eaid one lady. ' I've heard a good deal about you and your books,' sho continuod frankly, but I've never road any of them,' ' You have not lost anything, madamo,' replied the only Anthony.
Midnight Murder. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
midnight Murder. Tbe police throughout Brittany are Using their boat endeavour to unravel the mystery surrounding a ui03t remarkable crime. In the iload of uight a midwifo, who lives at a quaint o'.d seaside town, was aroused, and told that her professional services were desired urgently. Soon the woman was on her way with two strange men. As soon as sue nau time to collect her thoughts she' noticed that the two men wore false beards. Scarcely had the carriage got blear of the town when a v , bandage was tied tightly over her eyes, and she was peremptorily ordered not to stir. From that moment not a word was uttered until tbe house, situated far away in the country, .was reachod. Then the poor woman was made to alight,, aud was led, slil^ blindfolded, _ through long passages ra t room. The ' bandage- having btoiv removed, she ftmuStd to b*r «wi(cro»(|oa tint there were several persons of ? both sexes, iill wearing masks and gloves, in the cimmber, the walls and furniture of *?liioh ...
Latest Telegraphic. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
Latest Telegraphic. SYDNEY, Saturday. Martindale tips for Derby : flantvillors, Caroval, Sir Leonard or Grasspan ; and for the iSpsom, Auington, Sequonce, Womerah, Uudaunted, or Caledonia. M Early Bird fancies tor the Dorby, Hantvillers, Sir 'Leonard and Grasspan, and for tho Up-oui Handicap, Konloy. Undaunted, Abingtou or .foauclero, aud sirdar as the best outsider. *A cablo was received yeatcrday stating that a Now South Wales three perceut. loan of four million sterling is to bo issued immediately. The Premier states that iho money is required for the payment of the Darling Harbour and Rocks resumptions. Ho states that he must get the money to meet those obligations. In other respects ho states that tbe revenue is in a satisfactory couditiou. (Jn tho calling of tho card yesterday somo fair wagers w.ero mado at the following prices : — For the Epjom Handicap, 5 to 1 Abington, 8 to 1 Sequenco and Keuloy, 10 to 1 Cretonne and Caledonia, 10 to 1 Beauclercj 12 to 1 Undaunted and Allio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
Furniture, Carpets ... . . . Bedsteads & Bedding A. Hall & Co. 1 Drawing-Room Suite, covered in Rich Tap- ! catry and Silk Plash Borders— CjucJi, 2 Armchair®, and 4 Small Carved Chairs, 5 Guineas. A. Hall & Co. Bedroom Suite, Walnut Color — Wardrobe, dress compartment, enclosed by plate glass door, Duchesto Dressing Chest to corrcspood, Marble-top Washetand, 2 Chairs and Towel Rail. £7 los. A. Hall & Co. Dining-room Suite, very Strong— 6 Carved back Chaira, Fair Easy Chairs and Couch, all Spriog-seated. £6 15?. A. Hall and Co. Fall-sizti Half-Tester Bedstead — Extended Footrail aud Brass-mounted, Best Kapok Mattress, Bolster, and 2 Pillows, Triple Wire Mattress. £4 15s complete. A- HALL & COMPANY, 561 , 563, 565, and 557 George-street, Sydney. Hall's New Catalogue, 72 Pa-?es, 500 Illustrations. Post Free. Country Orders Packed Free. Open all day Satur day until 9 p.m. Close 1 p.m. Wednesday. eave Tra m at Liverpool-street for Hall's. Hall's Ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
S T OFFICE HOTEL ; (Opposite tiik Ooort Hoube), MOREE. THE above Hotel which hai long been looked apoo an one of the leading Hotel* in Moree, bat just bocn taken over by Mb. D- K. KIRKBY, who intends to con duct it on up-to-date lines. Boat Brando of Wipes, Spirits, and Bcor«. i'irat-claia Accommodation. Good Sublet. D. E. Kirkby, P08'i OFFICE HOTEL, MOKEE q-*HE IMPERIAL HOTEL, BALO and HEBER STREETS, MOREE. Mrs. 0. EVERINGHAM, Desires to announce that the abovo hotel is replete with all the appointments necessary lor a Firat-claaa Hotel. Wines, Alee, Spirits, and Cordiala of the very Beat Brands in stock. Excellent stabling accommodation. T- A N K HOTEL. Alfred H. Kirkby, PROPRIETOR. (Late of the Richmond Hotel.) BEOS to state that he haa taken over the above Well-known HOTEL. Accommodation second to nono in town. Private Rooms for Families and Boarders. The New Buildings are replete with all the latest improvements. Beat Brands Wines, Spirits and Beers. Excellent Stabling and Good...
The Passing Show. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
I The Passing Show. No doubt many of our readers have read with a good deal af relish the very amusing account given by Mark Twain in the ' Innocents' Abroad' of the voyaging of the ' Quaker City'— in connection with which Mr. Clemens no doubt made a olose study of 'Tho Land and The Book,' and, in addi ,.lnn. nrnhahlv drew laraelv on hta imacinn. ; tive powers. Whether this remarkable exonraion ever did take place, and whether it proved enjoyable and instructive to those taking part fn it, matters very lictle, perhaps, to us, in the Twentieth Century, but it seems, from all acoouuts, tbat the future historian, when ho comes to record the doings in connection with the inaugural and subsequent prooeediugs of the Common wealth Parlfanwat, will have to deal with an excursion whioh, although not to the Holy Land, for attractiveness, and from tho humourous point of view, may compote 'very fairly with Mark Twain's Quaker City ?hivoo. The members of tho Federal Parliament are about to visit...
AFFAIRS IN SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
AFFAIRS IN SOUTH AFRICA. THE war in South Africa still drags its weary length along, and from all appearances, the end is by no means yet. The Boers seem to misinterpret the leniency and kindness shown them by Britain and aro holding tenaciously to the belief that their cause will yet be cbampioncd by some European power. Lord Kitchener's opinion is that we will have to ' wear out ' the enemy. ThB Boers in the field are looking on the kindness shown their captured wires and families as an indication tbat Britain is afraid to give the slightest opportunity or cause for intervention on the part of other powers, This is apparently the latest phase of the situation, and one which is beginning to attract a considerable amount of attention, Both Leyds and Kruger are leavingtno atone unturned in tho way of attempting to secure assistance in Europe. This is patent from the fact that a great effort is being made by Boer sympathisers at present to bring about a meeting between the ex-Presiden...
CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER PHASES OF THE SUN AND MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 7 September 1901
OAIBOTAR FOR SEPTEMBER PHASES OF THE SUN AND MOON. Last Quarter, Sept. 5, 11.27 p.m. New Moon, S&pt. 13, 7 19 a.m. First Quarter, Sept. 21, 11.33 a.m. Full Moon, Sopt. 28, 3.36 a.m. gj .3 |j J2 Oayi of Week, ™ f ! S J ! p. m a.m. h. 'n. hm. ],m. h.m. a. m. a.m. Sunday ... 1 6 14 5 36 8 33 7 5 Monday ... 2 6 13 5 36 9 41 7 44 Tuesday ... 3 6 12 5 37 10 49 8 28 Weduosday ... 4 6 10 5 3811 54 9 15 Thursday ... 6 6 85 30 A.M. 10 6 Friday ... 6 13 7 5 40 12 56 11 1 Saturday ... 7 6 65 40 1 53 p.m. Sunday ... 8 8 45 41 2 44 1 1 Monday ... 9 6 35 41 3 30 2 2 Tuesday ... 10 6 25 42 4 11 3 3 Wednesday ... 11 6 05 42 4 48 4 2 Tburnday ... 12 5 595 43 5 22 5 0 Friday ... 13 5 58 5 43 5 55 5 57 Saturday ... ' 14 5 565 44 6 27 6 52 Sunday ... 15 5 55 5 45 7 0 7 47 Monday ... 16 5 54 5 46 7 34 8 41 Tuesday ... 17 5 525 47 8 9 9 34 Wednesday ... 18 5 515 47 8 47 10 26 Thursday ... 19 5 50 5 48 9 33 11 18 Friday ... 20 5 48 5 4910 15 a.m. Saturday ... 21 5 465 50 11 4 12 7 Sunday ... 22 5 4...