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Thought He Was Working on Commission. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Thought He Was Working, on Commission. ,., ; ' . The other 'day a policeman took a little street arab to the hospital who had been run over by an omnibus and was badly injured. ' The chaplain was sent for, as it was thought improbable that the boy would live many hours. With little tact, the cnapiatn began the interview thus : — ' My boy, the doctors think you are very much hurt. Have you bsen a good little boy ?' . , Boy (muoh bored) : ? Here, old 'un, you take your hook and leave me alone.' Chaplain (shocked): ' But I am afraid that you are not a good little boy, and, you know, you may perhaps be going to die.' - . . . ?..'; ; Boy (anxious to end the interview) :- ' Well, 'tain't none o' your business, any'ow. Wot's me death got to do wif you ? 'Ave you got a pal in the oorffin line?'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Wellington Women* Learning it feat. A great help for' them. '? An appreciative endorsement from Arthur-street. You have' heard the old .saying f Man is fearfully and wonderfully made.' Guess that was a mistake of the Writer or printer. It should be ' Woman is fearfully and wonderfully made.' A sick man and a sick woman i in most ailments are treated differ ently as to materia medica. Complications seldom ariee.in diseases of a single organ in men, while they often arise in the same dis ease in women, This is very often so in correcting disordered kidneys ... in women. Although renal difficulticB 'are Bymptotnized alike in both, advanced symptoms in woman kind are always amplified from' surrounded channels. But the cure is the same and us positive in both. Doan's Kidney Fills act uniformly in any stage of kidney complaint, and generally more speedily in women. The rotation of symptoms is the same, beginning with Backache, and if not checked or cured, resulting in diabetes or Bright's...
GENERAL ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
; GENERAL ITEMS' . w ... The aorew alone of an Atlantic liner coBt about £4,000. On an average, there are more \ daughters born to royalty than sons. The invention of the typewriter has given employment to 500,000 women.. There are forty-seven Chinese temples . - in 'America. . ' . . , Ireland and Scotland are said to have tne largest proportion or unmarried persons. .-*? :' There are 1,000 submarine cables in ?' - use all over the world, which have cost about £20,000,000. A perfectly formed face is one-third forehead, one-third nose, and one-third upper and lower chin. ? ?: Jerusalem has been 'partly or wholly ' burned seventeen times, each great conflagration been kindled when the oity was taken by a besieging force. - ? ' Cavalrymen, when possible, choose horses whioh have broad foreheads, as they learn their drill more quickly than the animals with narrow foreheads. Vienna has a strange 'Silence Club,' composed of married men, who meet, uiug- auu o|iouu bite CVOlIIIlfcf lUKuvllC...
The Whole Truth. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
The Whole Truth. Clerk of tho Court: 'Remember, my good woman, you are on your oath, and must speak the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.' Mrs. McCarthy : ' Well, thin, out av politeness, I'd have kept it to myself : but if I muBt spake the whole truth sure, thin, ye're the ugliest man I'va ivver set eyes on 1'
THE STORYTELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
. THE STORYTELLER. *1 BITTER PENITENCE. ? 4 ? CHAPTER VII. ; It was a natural thought, and, when once .it had occurred to her, it waB little wonder L that bIio decided upon carrying it out. .'. Una had long ago taken her all over the rest oil the Castle Kilchenora , but not through this north wing. One or two of - bUU U^JJCl ZUUU1O 1IC1D UDCU ttO OlViViVUmu and lumber-rooms, Una had told'her; but the principal apartments had not been used for yearB — as mauy as fifty she believed. They were full of ancient £urniture- moth eaten hangings, faded pictures, mere broken decaying rubbish— it was not worth while to disturb them. Norah, tired with the explorations already made, and not then liking to urge a wish in opposition to that of her conductress, had acquiesced readily enough ; but ehe had always felt more or less curious about the north wing. Now it suddenly flashed into her mind that she would take advantage of this opportunity and explore it. There was a epice of adventure about t...
THE IMPROVEMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES STOCK. PART V. THE JERSEY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
THE IMPROVEMENT OF MEW SOUTH WALES.STOCK.; From the Agricultural Gazette of. N.S. W. ♦ ? '....?... PAET V. THE JERSEY. This is essentially a butter breed, and perhaps for those on small or. medium sized holdings who dairy for. 'butter- making, 'and who are preparedjto give some. little attention to their milch cows in the way. of shelter and hand-feeding ?diirinc winter, no bettor dairv cow can he had. ..- The Jersey, known by its deer-like appearance,- especially when young; its fawn. 'or silver-grey colour, with black points, its' thin orange- coloured skin and fine coat, its bright, full mild eye, its curved-in horns (neither turning much upwards or downwards), generally- of yellow waxy appearance, and with black tips; its dished,: lean face, and silver tinted circle round a fine muzzle. The ear is thin, and yellow on the inside; and there is. altogether something de cidedly breedy or thoroughbred about the head of the best Jerseys, which is intensely characteristic. The Jersey ,...
Civilisation and Flesh Eating. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
iJlvilisatioi and Flesh Eating. Many savages are, quite astonished at the fondnesB of the average white, man for flesh food. Voltaire, makes one of his most interesting characters, a Hindu, complain bitterly of an English misBion arv who . had : disturbed a whole com munity by having been caught in the very act of wringing the neoka of two pullets; and'it is stated as further and more convincing evidence of his cold blooded and utter depravity, that he cooked the pullets and ate them. The reverend gentleman was only allowed to remain in the city by promising that he would murder no more henB. Peaoh-stones find ai ready market in Now. York oity, where perfume, flavour ing extraots, . and prusaio acid are. distilled from the kernels, ' ',
HOUSEHOLD HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Poultry is considered to be in per-, feotion when just at full growth. Old birds, though sometimes cheap, are dry, tough, and unprofitable, and should be avoided. A yonng fowl has smooth legs and short spurs, the comb is bright nni4 anth mi f linn fr Vtainrv flaKVltr an«3 ' fK'a UI4U BU1V TfftUl'l'WV UWtBBf^ I.HUWJ , HMU ; VUO toes should break easily when turned back. Poultry Bhou Id be plump, 'with firm, dear flesh and unbroken skin, and quite odourless ; it is advisable to avoid a bird which Has been floured, as this is usually done to hide some defect. Dark leg'ged. fowls are to 'be preferred for roasting, aB the fleBh is moister and the meat is considered to have a be'tter flavour than that of a whitelagged bird ; the latter doeB very well for boiling. Grease spots may be readily removed from silk by covering the Bpot with a paste made of French ohalk (powdered) and lavender water. Let the paste remain for twenty-four hours, and if the grease does not come away...
THE GUERNSEY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
THE GUERNSEY. New South Wales interest in the Guernsey has been created by the reoent Government importations of stud cattle, this being the first introduction of the breed into the colony. Many people imagine that the Guernsey is very similar in annearanna to the .TarRav. Thin misapprehension no doubt arises 'from the facts that the breeds come from, sister isles, and that both breeds were at one time shown in the- same classes throughout the British Isles under the head of Channel Island cattle. There is, however, a great difference between the light, deer-like Jersey, and the coarser, heavier, more robust, and more useful-looting Guernsey. ' The ' great beauty of the Jersey' served fori.its introduction into the herds of the wealthy, and hence it beoame well known and widely distributed. This .same tender beauty, however, prevented the breed becoming popular with the Eng lish tenant farmer, who fora long time thought it to be more of a beautiful toy, suitable for the parks of gen...
Telegraphic News SYDNEY, Thursday, 3 p.m. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Telegraphic News (From ouk own Correspondent ) Sydney, Thursday, 3 p.m. The Weather. Wraggo'e forecast indicates further rain in the eastern parts, and generally fine in land, but Vic tins is bringing more rain shortly, with easterly squalls at sea and on ? , the border, with northerlies following. Stuck Up. - a. Hewing macnine agent namen Amos Arundel was Btnck up by masked men near Hornsby Junction yesterday, and robbed of £2 10s. A number of mounted police and black trackers scourod the bush, but fonnd no trace of the robbers. The Totalisator. The conference of the ooutry racing clubs at Junoe decided to support Mr. Pjlchor's Totalisator Bill. Tasntanian Parliament. Tlin nn_nnnfif)anna mnh'nn arrninat. f.lia '. Government of Tasmania, was i ejected in the Assembly laBt night by 21 votes to 8. 3STew South Wales Parliament. In the Assembly, last night, Mr. Beid moved the adoption of the Federal Address to the Queen. He mado a short speech, and was followed by Mr. Barton, who moved ...
GLADSTONE'S MANY FACES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
GLADSTOHE'StM FACES. ?'? ? ? '?' '?' ? -»- ? No one could stand before a good portrait of Gladstone without feeling that he was in the presence of an extraordinary man. Yet the greatest painter oould,\only represent one. of -the many moods of that ever-changing and moBt expressive copntenance. Few men have had so t,n»4ny faces, and the wonaeriui piay oi nm i«»uuroo uu« tributect'very largely 'to 'the' effectiveness of liia speaking^- It-was a countenance eminently fitted'.ti -express enthusiasm, . pathos, profQundnpelsncholy, command ing power and lofty disdain ; there were' moments when.it could take an expres sion of intense cunning, and it .often darkened into a spowl of pasBionhte anger. ' In repose it did'not seem to me gotod. . With its tightly compressed lips and fierce, abstracted gaze it seemed to express not only extreme determination, but also great yindictiveness, a quality, indeed, by no. moans 'wanting, in his nature, though It -was, £ think, more frequently directed a...
The Last of the Pirates; OR, DOOM DRIVEN. A Romance of the End of Ocean Outlawry. CHAPTER IX. THE THREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
The Last of the Pirates ; .. ;.'. .:? .: or, \ . . / . . ' / '; DOOM ' XkRI-VSIff. A. Romance of the End of Ocean. Outlawry.* ' ' ByCoi. Prhntiss : Ingraham, Author of ' Merle'the Mutineer,' &c, &c. '' ' CHAPTER IX. ; . . THE TtiREAT. ; ' When Captain Basil discovered the schooner-of-war Nemesis, it was with the deepest chagrin that he had left his secure hiding-place in the inlet. Since he had found the drifting, boat, which contained his dead wife and living son, he had determined not nonin to raise the blr.ck flag. He had been a man of indo.mitable . pluck, as wellos possessing merciless impulses, and his nature was such that he* pVefefred to fight a cruiser rather than run from her. , He gloried' in the excitement of deadly combat,' and never bad- been more in his element* than when in desperate peril. m ? . , :: No. 11.— As Marco stepped down into the cabin he was suddenly confronted . with a pistol thrust full in his face. But for some reason he had changed his...
Associations of Nature. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
.Associations of Nature. Strong.'and many are the claims made opon us by our'mother Earth : the love of locality ; ' the - charm and attraction which : som^ one .homely'' landscape possesses to us^surpassing all .stranger beauties, is a remarkable feature in the nuiunu iieurb; it o,. wiiu ttio jiub oiumoni oreatures, bud of mixed and diverse nature ; we who, when we look our dearest towards . the skies, must still have our standing ground of earth secure : it is- strange what 'relations of; personal love we enter into with the scenes of this lower sphere. How we delight to build .'our recolleotionB upon some basis of reality— a place; a country, a local habitation ; . how. -the events of life, as we look'.back upon. .them, have grown into the- well-remembered back ground of the, (places where they' fell upon us: here is some sunny garden or summer lawrij'.beautified 'and can'onised for ever with the flood of a great joy ; and here are^dim and silent places, rooms already. shadowed a...
The Vampire of War. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
, . - The ?Vampire of War. r ? Counting' only, the armies of the- six great Powers on a peace footing, they .amqjint now; tp^nearlyjthro.e. millions of men ;. and.'ifj.WB! add, the' men'pftt-,, raianeritly' attached I to!; the Several fleet b we shall have coriBiderablyr'ni6reT than three millions of men in the prime of Ufa toil-hflrawn from nroductive labour and. devoted, nominally to defence, but really to attack and destruction. . - . This, however, is only a -portion of the loss. The expense of keeping these three millions ' of men in food and clothing, in weapons, ammunition, and all the paraphernalia of war ; of keeping in a state of readiness, the ships, forti fications, and batterie* ; of continually, renewing th« stores of all kinds ; of pensions to the retired officers and wounded men, and whatever other expenditure these vast military' organ isations entail, amounts to an annual sum of more than one hundred and eighty millions sterling. . ' . Now, as the average wages of ...
Hare Drive at Suntop. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Hare Drive at Suutop. On Tuesday a laige muster of sportsmen, was organized to help, exterminate' : the. hares and marsupial in the Suutop district. Many horsemen put in an appearance from Wellington, and a few drovoout in buggies. The'rondezvous was at Mr. Thomas Brum raell's, and the genial host and his wife and daughters were assiduous in their attention to their guests' comfort. There were a couple of drives in the morning with fair &nbsp; &nbsp; results, and the party (which comprised 85 horsemen) then returned for lunch to Mr. Brummell's place. Well fortified with the good things provided, a fresh start was made and with most successful results. The fields ' of operation were in the vicinity of Mossrs. O'Brien's, Miller's and Veech's paddocks, and the game was very plentiful. The total kill was 375; T. Brummell junr. capping the list with 27, closely followed by W. Payne with 26. One field was beaten as often as three times, and good results were obtained each ...
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Wedding. A wedding was conducted by the Rev. G. Watkin Furner in the Wesleyan Church, yesterday, the contracting parties being Mr. T. Theobald and Miss J. Willock, daughter of Mr. W. Willock. The bride entered the church on the arm of her father, dressed in a becoming costume of slate-colored cash- mere trimmed with cream silk, and hat to match. She was attended by two brides- &nbsp; maids — Miss Gardiner, cousin of the bride, and Miss Emily Theobald, sister of the bridegroom ; both in costumes of fawn color &nbsp; trimmed with green, and hats to match. &nbsp; After the ceremony the company retired to the residence of the bridegroom's mother, where a tasty wedding breakfast was partaken of. The bride was the recipient of many valuable and useful presents. The happy pair left by train, for Orange, in the afternoon. During the coremony the choir sang, 'The Voice that breathed o'er Eden,' and the wedding march was played by Miss Sheumack. &nbsp; &...
AUSTRALIA v. HAMPSHIRE. HAMPSHIRE—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 August 1899
AUSTRALIA v. HAMPSHIRE . HAMPSHIRE — First Innings. Hill, c Trumble, b Jones ... 60'. Wynyord, b Howell ... . : ... \ ... 79 Poore, b llowell ... ... ... 29 Bradford, b Jones ... ... .. ... 0 Barton, o Trumble, b Noble : . ... ? ? ' ... 33 Robson, o M'Leod, bTrumblo „ ? ' . ... 10 Llewellyn , b M'Leod ... - ? b.. . ? , ... '72- Hescltinp, c Hill, b M'Leod -...-24 Steel, lbw, b Noblo ' ... ? ... ' ... .11 Baldwin, c Howell, b Jones -?? ? . r..;, . ? ? ... 29 Sutherland, not out ? ?? ... ?? ... 16 Suudries... . ... 10 Total ... . ... ...393 Bowling Analyais.'— Jones, 8 for ',56 ; Howell, 2 for 87 ; Noble, 2 for 8G ; MoLeod, 2 for 75 ; Trum ble, 1 for 79. . ? AUSTRALIA.— First Innings. . - i Worrall, o Wyuyard, b Llewellyn ... . 3 Trumble, c Baldwin, ;b Llewellyn ... ..v\ 83 Noble, b Llewollyn j . ... . ... ?' ... - 20 Gregpry, b Llewellvn. : ... , ... 1 .4 Diirling, c Barfonvo Llewellyn - ... ? sr...,- -48 Hill, c Bobson, b.Llowellyn ... , ... 15 Iredale, b Bradford; ... ... . . ... G...
Cricket. AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 August 1899
. Cricket* ' AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN ENGLAND The following is the list of matches arranged, and the dates ? Aug. 7 — At Birmingham, v Warwickshire Aug. 10 — At Canterbury, v Kent ? - Aug. 14 — At Kennington Oval, England r Austra lia—test Aug.' 17 — At Cheltenham, v. Gloucestershire . Aug. 21— At Lord's, ▼ Middlesex - ' Aug. 24 — At Taunton, ▼ Somerset ' Aug. 28 — At Liverpool, t Lancashire Aug. 31 — At Scarborough, v an Eleven of England Sept. 4 — At Hastings, v South of England