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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

CRICKET. THE' most',important liiatoh; played this season by tlio. Emu O.O. was that at Windsor, on Saturday, when pur local club mot tlio first eleven of tlio Hawkesbury 0.0. ; Tlio strangers sent- a vory strong ? team into tlio fiold; and the oxperienco of tlio Emu Olub was ouo series of disasters. In tho first place, throoof their best players O.J-Iddloy, H. Evaus, and T. Playor-were .unable. to attend,' and in their place wore two more lads, and the veteran' T. Playor, who, although .they played manfully in the; toetli of ovorwlielming odds, were altogether overmatcliod. Noxt the Emu men lmdi to5 play on a matting wicket to which they had? never; boon acoustomod; and; finally ; 13.: Fakir was given out by an unfortunate mistake of tlio umpire, when lie had already made 18 and was well sot to mako'a big scoro. The match was played on the ground-so generously lout to tho liawkos ;bury Olub by'Mr.' MqQuado, and, jtisJias' al ready boon statod, upon which' lids boon formed' a mattin...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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Emu Cricket Club Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

Emu Crioket OIUTJ Ooacert. ? ' (i)Y TWO STRANGERS.) Tiiib concert' took place at the Tomporanoe Hall on Wednesday night., It was woll at tended. Beauty and"chivalry!..'iyqro thorp, as also fashion and money. AVifcli tlio lino discrimination which ia so oliaractorisfcio of. ns we rangedToursolvos up beside beauty and waitod. At length the- curtain roso. This was a sight to which that of the sun rising over the oastern hills was vain and. foolish. The curtain-\yo likeio ropbat tlio word, it is so finely satirical-was ap parontly niadb'' out of soiled1 arid " super annuated cliiutz remnants -which had oiico coverod a time payment drawingrroom suite in some abodo of luxury, now no nioro. But the mahribr in which it was rung up; was nmstorly.: Itappearod to"bo stretched'' on magnetised wiros- which woro' connootod by one thin Barthold -wiro. Mr. .'Bartliold would1 bomb out and sing, and' tlio wire1 would wilt out suddoiily and lot tho curtain , drop from tho norvoless grasp... This ar ra...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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Plants Blooming Without Earth. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

' Plants Blooming Without Earth-. ? M. Alfiied Dumesnuj, u son-in-law of Jules Michelot, and the editor of tho first edition of Edgar Quinct's works, claims-to have made ,an interesting and useful discovery how to'preserve plants in a perfectly vigor ous state witliout any earth. SinceNovem bor, 1880; the date at which his researches proved successful, ho lias, with 1 the . excep tion' of a six woolcs' stay in Paris, boon con tinually taking plants'from the ground and applying his process to tliem; lias never 'foiuid' tlio least interruption 'to their1 vegetal ' tive'functions1; on' tho1 contrarywinter and spriiig plants have blossomed with' a 'vigour ' which, as 'an experienced; horticulturist,'! his 1 has''neverseen .iii" liis garden;1" With tlib 1 shelter'' of a glass, ' hellebores ' taken up at' the end of Novembor' and; tlie middle'-'of .Decomber:'h'ave: roniainod from two'and a halfto1 'threo ' months in . blossom." i Other, plant's,' primroses," daisies; violets? auriculas, '...

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SKIMMINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

SKIMMINGS. Anthony Trollope laboriously ill. 1 . : Tho. Tory party threaten an appoal totho country over Mr. Gladstone? a > Oloturo pro . posals. -q-i'i ! Russia is endeavouring to induce Franco' to assumo an unfriendly policy towards England;'?>' '<;,?..) \ . I1 ho "! ? Falso i Propliot of . tho Soudan ; (Egypt) lias !beon ropulsod. > .-?.Little progrossis boingmadqin tlio':trial o . Arabi. ' ! j ' F ur tli crprose outio'113 in Victoria against the totaliaator. ; t Tho Ivqnjvorkorsssti'yje ai'last satisfdotorily SOttlod. ' ' l -.i;. > . An attempt to lynch a lnurdoroi' in Ken tucky (U.S.) has turnod out disastrously for -.tho, populapo.. i;1.t L '? _ Oponing of the Juvonilo Industrial Exhi-1 bition ati Lithgow, on Thursday, ft groat succoss. ; ,M!,. .Tlio Roy. II. H. .Gand, .Wosloyan' Minis-. ' tor, iH'doadV ; ' Thanksgiving sorvices for rain in tho Anglican Gliur,olios last Sunday. * James 'Grobinvood is doad. Tho Boy. Jaraos Jofforis, L.L.I)., has . boon no...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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'Tis the Cat. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

'Tie the Cat. A hemarkahly strange incident occurred on Thursday last, which nearly proved fatal to a child between three and four years old, the daughter of a quarryman named Nugent Nugent, residing near the Gleumore-road, Padding ton. An eye-witness, who saw the latter part of the affair, gleaned the follow ing particulars The little girl had been in the! habit of going across to . a neighbour of the Nugent's to play with a cat;which .she had made a favorite of,, and had frequently attempted to carry the animal home, to her mpther's place, but the cat always escaped from the child's arms a few yards before reaching the house. On the day named slio had twice attempted the feat and failed ; this was observed by the, neighbour's son, a lad of nine years, who, to humor the child in her, desire, tied a piece of fishing line round the cat's neck, and then fastened the other end round: the Uttle girl's throat with a slip knot, to provent tho cat getting away. The sequel may be easily ima...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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NUGGETS AND DUST. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

' N U<JGETSvA'Nd DUSJT. BY rOSSICJKKlt, - .i-< Ehbro is a story^told of two mpdicaltlprac titionorg-0110 duly qualiflod' -ftudjtlip-: otlior an arrant; quivok^oPwlnohv lam^fbroibly rpinindod, ,seo' the " consultation advoL'tisdraeuts.^yitti^Vlncli la1 certain class of impors ^o't'atj^ prdsoiit.iloodod,, Tlio roal doctor wa^ppbr; anct'tjjo^^l\ani'one rioh--a distributioii oOavpVpV^ lunch ouo; tlio lattor how ho managed .tCiiKOop up a'groiit oshablisli .mont.. upon tlio, strength .of i the fooblost pre tensions to liiodical skill. " Tlio answer is easy my friondj'1' said the quack, conducting tlio dobtpr to a window from whioh . a good view was to(b'o' had' of "tiio stream of poclos ' triarid pa8Bnig!al(Jiigl'tli,o5bit'8y*0ti<oot. " Of those poopl6i'you!soo!'thoro, niuo-tonths nro ifools,,aud, porhtips 0110 tojath ave.wi.BO men. Thoj.fools . cpmp(, to mo, /j,nd,'.as, t]ioy?aro in tho.-majorityj I.'.gro^.ifat j^vliilo':yp,u ,starvo." i Judgingi fi'puvth...

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Uncle Mose as a Witness. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

Undo Mose as a 'Witness.' A COLORED mari4miiied'Bob Tompkins was 011 trial last week before an Austin justice; for assault. Old' Uncle Mose was' ono of tho, leading witnessos for the State. Tho'main point was whether 'or not' Tomkins had, given any provocation to bring on the row. " Now toll tho jury all you know' in my. own way ?" aslcod old Moso., , " , 1 Yes, .toll.jitho, jury':what you know in your own''wayi1'" :'! j ?' Old 'Moso turned solemnly to tho expoctant juryman and said; .. (Jemine'ris' ob do jury, you am do, 'meanest lookingicrowd dbor I seed." ? ;':: Stop1 bawlod tho attorney, for . tho .State'.('vV;i -1 !/:' vVYour honor willincarcoratp tho witness for contempt of .court'?",li6wled!tho' attdriioy' 'fbr'tho'prisoiior." ' j ;; ; Thaforamaii lof|the:j'ury got' up'toh'd/a&kod; 'the1 'boitrtf'1»''-pr6toc(t-'tho juryfrohi insult.! ''' Witiibss' 'if you1 insult_ tlie'jury again I shall certainly resort to.oxtrome'moasurbsj."' '" I'm not'gwirie'tor cbhsiilFnob'ocly '...

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Eccentricities of Advertising. ENCENTRICITIES OF MANKIND REVEALED IN THE PUBLIC PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

Eccentricities of Advertising. ENCENTBICITIES OX' MANKIND REVEALED IN THE PUBLIC PBESS. THE following is the advertisement of one whom might be termed a " handy man :" James Williams, parish, clerk, saxtone, town-crier and bell-man, makes and sells all kinds of haberdasheries, groceries, &c., likewise hair and wigs drest and cut on, the shortest, notice. > N.B.-koeps an evening soliool, where I teach . at reasonable rates; reading :'riting,- 'ritlimetic, . land;,;singing. N.B.-I play the hooboy occasionally if wanted. N.B.-my Bhop is next , door, where I bleed, draw teeth, and shoo; horses with the greatest - scil.N.B.-children taut to dance if agreeable at sixpence per week by me, J. "Williams,, who buy, and Isell old irin and: coat-boots and shoes 'cleaned and ..mended. N.B.--a; hat, arid pair; of stockings to ,be cudjelled for the best in, five : on, Shrof Tuesday. For particulars incuire within, or at the horse shoo and bell, near the. church on t'oilier side the way....

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A Wonderful Dog. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

. A Wonderful Dog*.. The well-known spoctroscopist and astrono mer, Dr. Huggins, had a' four-footed friend dwejling.with him for many yoai's o,' .regular member of his household, who' was a mastiff of .yory; noble proportions' by descent,1 and \vlio bore the great name of " Kepler." This; dog possessed many rare' gifts, which liad secured for him the admiration and rogarcl of a largo number of scientific acquaintances, find, amongst' thoso was oiio which he was' always ready' to exorcise' for the ontortaiiimeiit of visitors'. At' tlib blbsb of luncheon oi; din'nor, Kepler used to march, gravely' and sedately into ;tho roomj' aiid set himself down at his "'master's foist;Dr. i Hiiggins then propounded to hiin a'sbrios of.', arithmetical questions!' which' tlio dog invariably solved without a' mistako. Sqiiaro roots ,'wdrb extracted 'off-hand with tho utmost' roadines's and; promptness. If asked wliat . was tho square rpbt' of 9,1 Kepler, replied by throo' barks ;'or.'iff'tho!!'square...

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Healthy Teeth. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

Healthy Teeth Tub Herald (N.Y.) correspondent with the party in search of -the-lost crow of the Jeanette has been impressed by tho -beauty of the teeth of natives of northern Siberia. He saw old men of sixty and seventy with sets of teeth small and pearly white,? polishod and healthy.1 Decay and-suffering are unknown. ' A physician of Yakutsk attributed 'this' to the' habits and kind iof food eaten by tlio natives, and to a certain, care' :takeii bytlieim' from cliildhood: '.up. First, the natives do not touch sugar in; any form; for' the simple reason that they cannot affoi'd'to b'uy 'it. . Secondly," they are. iiu. the habit of drinking' daily large quantities of fcrmonted sour milk summer and winter, which: is antiscorbutic, and very beneficial in preserving the teeth. And lastly they liavo the liabit of chewing a preparation of tho ' resin of tho fir ~ tree, a: piece .of which, tasting like!] tar, thpy masticate after, each, meal, in order specially,to,;clear the teeth and gums ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 11 November 1882

MARRIAGE.   JUDGES — BISSLAND. — November 9, at the residence of the Rev. James Adams, Moore Park, Louis Sidney, second son of W. H. Judges, Penrith, to Eliza Jane, eldest daughter of John G. Bissland, Penrith. 204    

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Precept and Practise. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

Prooopt,and Praotisovmi! AnaooD tstoryity. .tflilyuf .nn,-excellent«Amjsrican minister \<'ho, ; lmppbittiig !n>-pii& b'^iib open door of iv room where his daughter aiid'''fcome young .fi'loAcUMworoJ assembled, othquglit^froni what ho overheord that thoy worn making too fi:ep,\ylth the |ulijirjiotor -.pff .tliyii,' neighbours. Aftoxr visitoi-s , lmd'ilo(ihVloil ilo gave his children a lecture' in-the sinfulness of seondal. .. " Ihit^futhpr, what shall wo talk about ^.:«;I^^Uy<»n!l^d6:nffythliig.cffic," replied ha "got aTpunipkin .aiiil.rollit about j' that will, at least be iiinocoiit. diversion." ' : j ^[A^.shbrfcfjtilne aft^laiiv jiHsOpiatipnr.ofi niini/itoi's mot' at' his Mumso|"'and' during 'tifo evening some (llsqii^itiiKSlon-lKijut^jpf^ilootiiiuu. wove earmsi, and their voices wo/'o'io !'oMl1'as'lo'indicato tho danger : of losing, .their chriStiijn.tamper j when his'eldest daughter, dverhiaViiig1 tlioiri, procured a pumpkin, and enturiug itjia r...

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Locked in Chucrh. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

Locked in Chucrh.., . 'A\!iiiigulnr iri.4iiiiicc'6f ;'fouirr&'liotti!(ll up1'in ft'Jojiurcli. .for'ovoi' 24( lio'nrt wad '. disoovuVccl t Kb tlio Ohlifoli o£ AHCuiuiioji; i L'<»yoV ( iHroujjlito.u, i'! MriiiclicHtqiv A HI tito, follow, botwcoii n'ln'p, niiiV.fteji -y^ara oEinj^o, the son o£ |a man ,employed' i n'tlio Hroughtoii,'Oo|>i)oi* '^'oWcy'lottJills'lioftiboii"Siiniliiy not 1 rolui'iiiiig nt'tlie uWril'liouv/lii's iinrOntrtSvoi'ctiiiliir iillyi i»; tt'stnte-oEcltotiWH, aiuliiiausudiimjUlrl<w | to bo .nindu iii o^eiy, Jmagin'abloquavtor.,, Oij .Monday tlio r(ioniVliSvrtS.i-oiiQwcti|iiy tlio police, nii'tl tho'Mvcf was ,tlfh^%'(iil,'/biii'Xvitli'ciiit .'Aica'o-isi'1 At Jliwt itf'&oiiral to tlio parei'ith'tliiit "tlftf' boy! wont''m>mutin\oMby liiin Vclf to tlio Clniroli o£ tho vyiociisidnj'riuilthiiyj went about, ;iOt o'olock''.,,toli*the raptor, tlio ,lloyi 0. T. I^ivtrioii,' ,w,bo ' Kt .J'oiioo'i cntMuW (ho iiluivcl^ io bo 'llglifat...

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The End of A Spanish Bull Fight. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

" Th'o'End of 'Spiais.h'Bull'Fi^lii Tunswordsman adyancc.s,'glUtbring,.with a proud, athlotic'stop^ tlio' 'tWulilional,' chignon',* fastened to . Iris-pigtail,1 and holding out'his "bnre'Hword,1 hiatyp, ,a bvio£ speech to* tlio.president.':;J go to!>nlay llijs bull, for tlic lionour'.of the people oE Madrid and tlio most1 oxcollant,pi;ejddont of,lhoJourney." Then thrown lug his hat''away lib pi'iicc'cdfl to his task of skill, audi dangor. i!' lCin.hei'o tbat.tholcliiofrgrtllaiitry Jot tlio j jpoj;t"bf)gii>»',i? '.}Vf 111, a ,searlqt| cloak In*,9110, luiml, ho attacks tlio bull! , waves him to one side or tlio jollier,' liafiics.hlin',''i'binv'itbs'hini^in'fiilb,' 'playsywltli and bUKtfblS'liim'as if'h'o'woro a1 kitt'on;1 although (jlwhys; with oyo* alort and often iirpoi'llii ";Atilast,iljaving' got..him Vin^iosition,!} lio li^lw, his .blado,) alius,;an(j with a forward' spring plunges it - to ilio. hilt at fR' point near tlio top of! tlio Kiihie!''-'1,Pbi*hapff'l!ie bull reco...

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What is Raok-Rent? [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

What is Baok-Ront? i MVJIAT i« rack-rent, iliqmrcd>a young.(Jonui stocker who had beou vending yioiiWt^fi'oni I rein nil.; . 'J'lio ijationtjpnvoiitJnitlvtlown'itlie.iS^ookliKl', ninl, I leplied- " \,k^«C- I "J. . .'.'..Do you know how muclivl chfirgc ^MvJ JJoggnrfcy ftn his looms upsinm(> s | irini I.. ? " Y&),lsir j 15 dollm-a a month;^\\.w.v'..!?C'i ,.-,i...I-, r ? ".Well,::now,sttpposo Mr.'lHoggnrty -should Inko it-, into his head.to havo,'nj. his own expense, uuwipn|ici.\ .imt.pu.tlio wallj- the editing ^Intoned,' ;and nll'ih'd furiiltui'cin'oiidcd^ tho!vij'dni;\voiild look iilieap Bighti grottierj" wouldn't it?" . j ?t ; i,-. ]!?;{ -.''?Lor j ,® >.""-Well, ,i| the 'liiimito' lki(||jMH^'gq(;raIljtheso'irii-' -pvpVQmoiits.'nindc'I Wiouldjgo ? tuidBmilbJaudjinglc iny'mdhby?j^ !frcmnrlfr-?! This'is'a..pretty''good'Hoft/'Mfa lny out',fur ;'a,single hiaii,v ]!oggnrtyj aiid'you'lmvQ^ltogotlioi' too I'sbftfaifhing',, lYoiu,'rent.iwilli,bo'2.b/ltlollai^ a month ?;hbren...

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Romance of a Law Court. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

Romaaoe of, a Law, Court.f 'dmEi'-.JusTici: Holt considered justice as"a cardi . ual vij'l ni!.' nuta.s n t rails forjnaiiitciiaijpt!..AVhoroyer lie wnsho never forgot that liowns also counsel. 'I'ho ;criininnl byforc him was, always sure Ijestopd before his country, JJJICI, iii,short, a poreiit of it . 'i'lie jni soner know Mint though his spirit was broken With guilt, and, incapable of lnuguageto defend ItHcIf, i|U would Jib gnUierod hJrii wliibh'woiild conducb lu his wifely, nail that his judge would wrest nojlftw todestroyjilni. , Jlo.wqs .the, .siiii,pf an, Oxfordshire kuighfc of giKfd prbpojljy. h'litl,.« ^abhblorjijf,(iroy's ,11111.' in lii$ early ycui'Siit xtpjjuiir^,',tha^lie was con spicuous,for. his bUenoss aiiil; dissipa|ib;i. , .tyhilo1rit! ..Oxford be seeincdj to. linyo. ^Jianityned,,.himself, to ,every species.of..JieeiicoV.'njjd, jnniibralit yIt.lp said.. that dining, liis ji'csideiipie,!nt',flVe "pinye/wity, llolt, together with saiiid^o^iat'^n^' l^cklci^n^.iiijiihc...

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Electric Short-hand. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

/ ""I'M1/, I / j j ' ' 11 : " . Ble?trio Short-hand., SIIOUTHAND is' tlio cirt by whioh 0110 cnn j write :£rom:iil5P ,'.tov. 200'twoi'ds in,: anluuto.) ;,AVhon7'tli6' opor/itoi'; i.s; in, good (rim,.,ho ,chiiiiftttfthi,;ft; higher/ speed tlinii 200 wonls ft niinuto.i,IJyi.priiotioollid convorts hlmsolf into a mncliino, whichabsorbs a Avord hi , tlio oiu' vjhicli ik/Jjisthuflj' ft'/insforrod to paper1 by t the lliigoiv).>' When! thb;sfrb.ss on tlio j ninohhiory is not tor) heavy tlio ndopt enujoftun think , of something olso, wliilo hin work is being, inoolnviiioally' performed. <>Tlio t s first. uriibthqd Oil' doing ;thlB!kinil oil: writing .was :ohllod ^tonography,. TIIIB wiis'succceded by phonography, which re'duced the labor by rejecting tho sitporllotis loitering (lint hndirjpt from various, onuses into liingungo.' Tlio ioldctriol system byjiT.; G.oorgo;Uro.is,iJriA., invented some "timo ngn, coutnins the bust.; features 'of nil ? tho .syHloniH.' It (loos not ig...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

O Y A L ' F' 0 It 33 S T '.20 It "f. COURT GMDbD FELLOWSHIP, No. 481. '. '( | (1i f Pbnwth., 1 The Best, and Cheapest, Benefit Society in the .'" District.' '... J .... Any person having been a member for six months, fiuil is good oii' tho. books; is entitled to .-til Is. per week Sick Pay for'tiie fiiMt,six months, 14s. per'weck for tho next' six hi'ohth'si,' ahd nfter thnt date 7s. pur .week for .tiny period., ,. ,, j : i . A'Fiiheml 'donation of A 33 is.paid oil tho ftcnth of a member, to his widow or family ; £15 oil tho d'dftth 6f'ft;momb'oi''s'wifo;'I ' 1 : ? i'i -: SCALE OF WEEKLY FEES. KiMombois paying. Is. lwriweok, securing thereby doctor niul medicine J 'Jd. per week without doctor or medicine, ' ' ' ' { 1 ' 1:1 ^'SOkMI'OFilNITIATION;':' j : .'' .* s. (1. ' .18 years'and not exceeding 2b' ' 010 0 20 " 21 0 10 <i, 21 ' 1 " ' 22 0 11 0 , 22 ", j .23 0 12 (i ; 28 ! " 24 0 18 0 24 . , 1, 25 ; 0 15 (I 25 , " , 211 0 17 0 2(5' ' " 27 1 0 0 27 28 .,1 2 a, 28 . ' 1 . 2...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

LOCAL NEWS. THE usiml weekly meeting of the Star- of tlie West Lodge was heldj 011 Tuesday cvo'ningi Noth ing of importance took place. \\rE have some .reason. to believe that it is not the intention of the Government to collect tolls on the Hailway Bridge over the'Nepean after the end of this year.. The revenue derived from the lessee is 'comparatively 'trifling, aiid certainly' affords no adequate compensation for tlio inconvenience entailed, upon' those ,wlioj are'iii' the habit of using .the Bridge., If tolls are to,be collected at all-and it is doubtful whether they slipuld-^tho money so- . raised should bo1 devoted to tlio-improveniont of the roads in the neighbourhood, andiiiot go to swell the ,consolidated revenue., : . . : A LEOTUiiE will be "delivered by Mr. E. Newman Scott in the Tempemnce Hall, Penrith, on' Tuesday .evening next at 8 p.m." The subieet " Some i Great , Australians" is an interesting one, and should be especially attractive to young Australians, as: show ....

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MISCELLANEOUS. The Australian Cricketers. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 18 November 1882

MISCELLANEOUS;,. I .rj *d^pk©iie}pBV" ; -y; Tim following fail verbatim roppri of Mr.^Murdoch's, sjiccch iuirospouding tojtheitpnst of-'IMioiAustralian Cricket Team," nt, thojbanqnet given iii; London, ou the 28tlV'Scikcmljbri'iw.Hu^pH^iV lirc the specinl 'cor rcsixindoiitof flic Argil*:-? Mr. Murdoch, who was. greeted with timid 'cheers, »nid-Minnnjli' and Geiitleinoii;feel I Dis position. to-night very, keenly, for. it, is( one I ( cannot but he proud of,' rind I wn'suro it-'is' ono'thnt- jwill be envied by tlio sportsmen throughout Austrahq. I desire on hohaifi of (myself Hiicl myi colleagues t.b rot .urn, . yon,- !o"ur. warmest. thanks .for. tlfe very .great Iiuiior you hayo: done usjir so kindly.,receiving the toast which Sir Henry ltnrkly proposed.!] It to tvwy gratifying, to (us to ijiid'tlint* pui'' exertionsi:in; tlio cricko't-lioliT Mo'^outiaorcd''worthy of such generous recognition lan^l.such, oponcd ,luindcd hospitnh'ty.', AVhen ,wb quitted] Australia we did'ho as a band...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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