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The Inner Man. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
ftbe 3nnev flftan. About eight years ago Professor Rcmsen of the John Hopkins 'University was conduct ing some investigations into tho oxidation of certain derivatives of toluene, n well-known hydrocarbon obtained froin coal tar. A part of tho research ho placed in tho hands of a student, Mr. Constantino Fnhlborg, who, working upon a given plan and under direc tion, obtained, among other products, a now compound, which reee.ived tho name of ' benzoic sulphinide.' This compound, tho Bnccuarin' ot to-uay, was found to have a sweet taste, much more intense than that of cane sugar ; and an account of it was pub lished by Remsen and Fnhlborg, as joint authors, in the American Chemical Journal for Fobruary, 1880. It proved to bo the type of a new series of organic compounds, which are still under investigation nt Balti more, and which havo no relation whatever to tho sugars. One member of tho group, very recently discovered, is as sweet as saccharin when first placed upon the tongue ; but...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
OuhsklVes.— Our roadors will notice that this week we have not issued the usual Swan Hill Supplement, but have incorporated iff the^ JRccoril-r proper, the advertisements which lately appeared in tho Supplement. We have premised that the insertion of these ails, in conjunciion with the corres pondence in the pap»?r proper, is done in the heat interests of advertisers and subscribers on cither side of tho Murray. These small supplementary additions to any journal, \ve and business announcements as ftcll as other advertisements,- aro not likely to receivo tho same noticeable attention they ^otherwise would havo paid them, if inserted in the re cognised journal issuing from this office. The iutereats of our Swan Hill clients will still receive the same close attention they have done in tho past. Tub M.ma.— 0\vin£ to tno' tsiata -yf thtf roads between Hay aud Oxlcj, the Sydney mails, which are timed to reach here about 6 p.m. on Monday evening, did not put in ; an appearance until 1*30 ...
Traveller. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
traveller. : Tho Indian Scout.— The Apache scout is independent of circniiistances. Ho trudges along unconcernedly in cold nnd rainy weather. Ho finds food, and pretty good food, too, where tho Caucasian would starve. Knowing tho habits of wild animals from his earliest youth, ho can catch* turkeys, quail, rabbits, doves, or field mice, and, perhaps, r, prnlrie dog or two, which will supply him with meat. For some reason ho cannot bo induced to touch fish, and bacon or any other product of tho hog- is eaten only undor ciurcss ; Dnt tho llcsh of n horse, mule, or jackass, which has dropped exhausted on tho march and beon left to die on tho trail, is n delicious morsel which tho Apacho epicura seizes upon whenever possible. Tho stuptod oak, growing on tho mountain flanks, fur nishes acorns ; tho Spanish bayonet, a fruit that, when roasted in' the ashes of a camp fire, looks and tastes something liko tho banana. The whole region of southern Ari zona and northern Mexico is matted with v...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
[?] Sydney, July ^6' JS. proposition to take the views of the FreemaSbna by ballot, with refci' erenee to the amalgamation1 ojf filie' divided order' in New Sontb Wales- is likely to be adopted'. John Willis Smith, Herbal' Ptiysic' iatt, lias been' arrested on suspicion of causing the death of Cissy Brudshaw, a domestic i^t-vanty by administering, a poisonous urug- Sun' Yeen1,- cfiiiiese' Storekeeper, 'Lower George-street, stabbed himself iii the abdomen this morning sb severely that his bowels protruded1.- He was Duti under' chloroform; and the wound stitched uj?.- His reoovery is extrem«l-y improbable'. Sir.- Hay ilea, iftembetf for' Mudgee; will' lie banquett'ed at' Rylastone to night, arid' will speak] at Lithgovr on Thursday itAd- Friday. 3-lie Chinese' GonnnissiorierS had lio offieial' reception at Brisbane, but, at uii interviow witli the Premier1,- ha in formed them that tho' Asiatic popula tion was objectinnable in- a demooi'iltic country like Queensland: A servant in tlie ...
Sketcher. A Recent French Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
l.-U ( ' tiffin V ^AsKcccnt Frcncli Marriage. Thcie^vvi^ (ibtlifcfjj lOTuatftie about this mar riage. 'Die bridegroom was Jean Haptisto Andre Godin, oged siity-nino, manufacturer of Iron and copper waro at tho ancient city of Guise, in northern Franco. The bride was Marie-Adile Moret, for many years secretary to tho bridegroom, aged forty-six. Tho festivities took placo in the presence of two or three thousand people. Twenty-five years ago, M. Godin, who had created a considerable iron-waro business at Guise, in which lie employed soveral hundred men, conceived n scheme for benefiting his men rnuicnii}', particularly tuuau wnu imu families to support. In considering the lot of tho workingman ho came to tho conclusion that the .real pinch nnd hardship of French poverty was in its mean, small, dirty, nnd in salubrious habitations. A good mechanic with a family, earning the wages paid in France to mechanics, could nflord to livo only in two or three inferior rooms ot a crowded houso, I...
FROM LATE EXCHANGES. LONDON, July 22. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
FKOM LATB EXCHANGES; London. July 22. The amendments in if (8 IHflh Lsndl Bill, which admit revision of judifrfl rents, arid provide for the withdrawal of the bankruptcy clauses, were for mally announced in the House of Com mons last night by Mr. Balfour/ the Chief Secretary for Irelund. Mr. Parnell, in a cousre of a lengthy speech, stated that he welcoin^ llio changes in the bill, which, he declared, would/ in its amended form, contribute largely to alleviate the troubles in Ire lund.
Good Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
(5oot- Stories. :? r ': At the commencement of the Restore '-.v : lion,Xouls XVIII. in his rambles frequently ??i* ; ?i :-,' visited tho smaller towns nnd villages in tho ? neighbourhood of Paris. The Mayor of ono \\.of tho prettiest hamlets of the valley of . ? ? Monlmorenrv. regretting that ho had not yet - ' ...been favo:iii ??v'.th a sight of his majesty, and ? - attributing this disappointment to the topo graphical situation of bis village, perched on ?: -i ? one of tho highest points of the valley, ?.???: ? decided to write to Louis, asking him no longer to deprive his faithful subjects of his ??:?;.?.?-' ' : longed-for presence. Tho following is a copy of tho original letter : . . ? -i . Biro, — wo tiro aware tuai your majesty ' frequently bestows on tho localities adjacent ? to Pans tho happiness of seeing you. Our ? - . littlo community is no farther than' four ? leagues from tiie capital, at tho outside, and i ? yet wo havo not had an opportunity of gaz ? ?'???? j ing on t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
MALCOLM & BEATY, mttl ^tntfou §V.Ktrt& flSTattt-?vis- Auctioneers, mirt £«ml ^ijcnt.ov If A BjSIAN Ah s-. LAND AGENCY. MALCOLM & BEATY Are prepared to 2-KAW UP APPLICATIONS Under the Crown Lauds Act of 1884, And pass through the X.A.ND OFFICE, Also appears at the — Local Land Court, And attend to any I1XD KUSINES0 Enti usted to them FulT Information and. particulars on Xtind Matters to lie had from MALCOLM is BEATY, Bairunald. HMsion of Runs, notice, Malcolm & beaty ar« pre pared to execute Slaps and Tracings of Land ; also Plans, Specifications, etc. THE Australian Joint Stock Bank Fncorporatctl 6y Act of Council, 1S53. PAID UP CAPITAL— .£500,000, with power to increase to .£1,000, 000. HesititvB i'l'ND — i; 250,000: HEAD OFFICE : Sydney JSONDON OFFICE r S Kmo WittiAM Bikt.bt, e.c Branches throiiiflioot New Soutli Wales and Quccna &nd :? Agents In air tlio other Colonies *nd In Great Britain, America, India, China; and correspondent tlie prin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
Balranald Hotel (TATTERS ALL'S) ?Mrs. M. J. MURPHY BKGS to announce to hcrfiicinia-and tho public, that _b1io baa now taVcn the above well-lcnpwn .Hotel. -It -'Will . ^'Jjer. i,;,,,, . Qjulcavour to conduct the btioSt'io.!;^ -ifcnnay compare f;ivoun;h]y with the leatfinc; k- Metropolitan Hotels in attractiveness aim comfort. ' Every attention paid to Boarders and Visitors. ' The largest &ud moat commodious house ^ iu town. string, .gewis, & of the gmitss aUvattf iu First-class StaMhig. Billiards. -1. J. MURPHY, IVoiirietrcss. AMERY'S Commercial Hotel, M'MAHON BROTHERS, PRllPltlKTOltS. Messrs: M'Mahon bros. i.eg to notify to the -pulilie of Bal» raimld and district, tliut they l)ave taken the above well-known Hotel, and hope by f;ivii]fc every attention, to merit a fair share of support. Every accommodation, with home Comforts. .. Sample Rooms for Commercial Travellers. .. Good Billiard Table. First class Stabling Accommodation. \ ,. Best Brands always kept. ' ; ; M'M...
PASTORAL. Balranald. Riverina Recorder Office; Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
PASTORAL Balranald1.. ? 0 ? Ifiverina Recorder Office; Tuesday Evening: The weather during tlie past week hns lieen off a variable nature- frosty, raiuy; snnshiny ondhvindy ; a greater variety could ? -not naturally I bo expected iu this part of Eiverina, Tlie diU'erencc between this and tho previous winter being, as wide as tho poleB;. 'J'ho country between Hhy and Ok ley is all under water, while all: tlio lowly jng nats close to UnJraiiald are submerged;, and by all appcarancos,- and judging- from the levels below wo will have more thorn a bankerr Eivera — Hurriunliitlgco— Gnndngui; lift Hay, banker ; Wnggn, 13ft lOiu ; Balranald 13ft 8in. Darling — VVilcannia, 12ft' liuj Henindie,. 13ft 10in ; Pooncarie, 15ft 4in j. Weutwortli, 14ft 2in.. Murray — Albury, lift 8in Waligunyah, 14ft 9in ; Echuua, 24ft 9in ; Swnn Hill, 12ft Sin ; Jiastuii, 13i't 9iu.
Passengers by Coach. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
Passengers by Coach*, AltRlVAtS; From Swan- Hill — July 30: — Mr. Stewart. 21st — Mr. k Mrs; Johustnne, Mr. Norris. 22iid«— Mr; Campbc'l. 24th — Mr. Gibson. 2TGt!i- — Messrs. Giliihgham, (2) and Crane (2) From Deniliquin — July 23--Messr6.. Lan duloruud Hurley (o) Departures. To Deniliquin — 22nd — Mr. Gram; To Ivanhoe — 20th- — Mr. Stewart. 24tli — Messrs, Chrystal, Lundale,- Fraser, Crane, 'Hurley, and. Mrs.- Simpson..
JACK GLENDINNING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
JACK GLGNDIXNINe. Jack Glendinning and I were devoted to each other from the days of marbles until we graduated from 'college. Then came separation, I remaining in our native town of Spillton, to share the practice my father had built up there, Jack going to Smithville, to take the place of a phy sician who had died there of sheer old age. Five years passed. My father was dead, nrifl T Viftrl fhn Inrrmcf. nmpllnn In Crv;iW»** sufficiently engrosssing to have made me a steady fellow, looking ten years older than my actual nge before I wns thirty. I was sitting half asleep in my office one evening, trying to think out a complicated case of fever and attendant miseries, but yielding every few minutes to the weariness following many nights of broken rest, when a tremendous rap upon my door startled me to full wakefulness. Tho household wero all asleep ; bo I opened the door, to see a group of men, and three figures lying upon shutters. 'Accidents, Doctor, on tho 11.30 up-train,' said on...
A SHOT FOR MIX AND DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
A SHOT FOU LIFE ANO OUTY. 'Ay, av. she iB a trim little thing, as pretty a lass as ever I saw, but it isn't likely she'd ever take to Buch a big sea-porpoise as I am 1' Thus to himself muttered Dan Locker, the good-looking but diffident second officer aboard the ship Nrp'-nir, nearly ready to sail from Sydney for London. More than once, waile in port, ho had notiecd. on till* wlllirf a l-wnlv mrl nf nl-ont. nineteen, with large, soft, black eyes, Iprctty features, and a graceful form. Dan thought of her often, dreamed of her, talked to him self almiit her, and, sighing like anor'wester, wishcd.shc was hh. And yet he had not siiflicicnt pluck— or whatever it may be called— to endeavor to make her acquaint ance. And so the resse! sailed for New Orleans, takins: Dan further and further away from his 'divinity,' who he doubted not would bo married before he came back. 'If she isn't,' thought Dan. 'I'll try and make up to her— aye, aye, 1 certainly will.' In due time tjie Krptunc arrived...
Poetry. Magic. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
B-OClTE. Mnglc. vt.Tho sky is nil December gri»y, ' Tho forest roads tho dark has abut, : ' - 'i': ? : :. -And I, -sinco X have lost my way. fcs=M'.«;..vvs ?' ; Sit Bblvering in a pennant's hut. ? ?: A dearthful prospect meets the. eye— ; '-Baro wallB of clay, no cushioned seats ; ' ? : Of nny food n scant supply, j A shy mouse whisking round my feet. : .xhe door, quick opened, brings ,i gust ? 01 mr, like rapiers true ; . Tho plague we call existence must ? - . Be faced another hour or two. But bist I Who enters by the door, ; : And, throwing dusky wraps aside, ? ? Steps softly on the earthen door, And stirs the fire tliat else had died ? ? . A girl, a peasant, but the prize . -? From Nature's careless lottery thrown, - ? : ? Brown hair, warm lips and soft blue oyes, . . ? : A woman blossom newly blown. ? Prestissimo! tho walls are bright, ? ? No sky trnnscends these rafters old ; Dead elements of life ignite ; . I no more shiver with tho cold.
Show Week at Wentworth. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
Show Week at WentwortK/ By One Who Was There. I The -weather, for a forthright previous1 to Show week, had been anything but propitious for pleasure-seekers,- and the' wet and mud (and the Wentworth mud! rs-Afud, for it sticketh even closer th .n! a brother) Vr-als,- in itself,- sufficient to* prevent those who intended coming to' fake part in the great annual event of th'e ' Inderal 'town of Australia Sun': day morning opoued showery and cold/ but towards evening a, few strange' ? ? i ? 1 ? ? r ? :i:..^' ones were seen1,- (about the hotel ). BfJ-'.'-l Monday also came forth cold, wet, anctf 1 wintry,- but the number of strangeis increased. The' first real' fp'ort to' operf show week was a' pigeon shooting matcb By ;'l which took place in the' afternoon',- the' (pl^fl 6hief movie#' in- this bsing M r. Robert-' Son of Tcir'ettieldl- Over 200 pigeons had arrived by stekiffer from' Adelaide1 lg|i| S day or' tvro before,- aed having been' j crossccf OV'er the Dhrlirig -were cartcrf (TM:...
DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. (Reprinted from "The Australasian" of 1867 by special permission.) CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OFSUFFERING. AH Autobiography. ; ; (Reprinted from' The Australasian'of ?''! 1867 by special permission-) CHAPTER I. ; ; 'I am a convict. L ait, down to-night to Vj-~VKCommonce tho story of my life.' I am - 'writing by tho light of a littlo lamp which .--;.;''--.-.'.hntig-'out8ido'iiiy coll, tho rays of which, . . reflected by thb bottom of a tin pint-pot, dimly illumine tho paper, and just onablo me to follow with my oyo tho movements pipes hero ; for thts is not a model prison. , My placo of confinement is tho penal hulk Success, lying m Hobson's Bay. I com mence this narrative on tho Gtli of August 1868. It ia a winter night, and tho wind is blowing in cold blasts through the cell ' ports, and tho waves aro sullenly plashing againBt tho liulk-sido. My cell iB . wretchedly small, and cheerless as tho life I havoled and havo yot to load. In my waking reveries, in my nightly dreams, I behold in terrible array beforo mo in this dreary placo tho 'mental panoram...
Novelist. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
movclist. , . ? ; [Our 'columns tbiB morning contain the ? commencement of a narrative, under the . 'titlo of 'Days of Crime and Years of . .-.Suffering.' It may seem paradoxical to place v under, the head of ' The Novelist ' a produc . tion winch we believe to bo 'an o'cr-true ? talc.' In form it belongs to tlie class of fiction^ In substance it deals with the stern ? - realities of n mis-spent life. Although an p.m nnnfinn frnrn flu* nnn nf ti nnfnrtntis criminal, it is altogether free from the faults v which are considered inseparable from talcs . ..: of criminal experiences. It is hardly necessary to assure our readers that if it contained a single objectionable idea or expression it would not find a place in our ? columns. . Strictly spenking, it is a talc with r out a plot, and yet an intense interest, free from any morb d element, pervades it from beginning to end. Whatever prejudice may bo felt in tho mind of the render on first tak . . ing up tho narrative will disappear as...
Notes Now and Then. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
Notes Now and Then, (By J. M.) Bahflnald/ like other place3 possesses its aspirants to local fame } u fact tliiit was clearly demonstrated by the num ber of vocalists that faced the footlights/ and the critical and appreciative aitd ience that assembled in the dramatic hall on Wednesday night. About half past seV'eu,- the Brass Band pUfited in the street struck tip ' Cheer Boys Cheer/' j/ftaibly with a view of prepar ing the assembling visitors for the vo mil t.t'fmh with whinh t.hmr pnru wnrn ho be ravished later on,- 1 cannot say with out deviating from the path of rectitude that the hall was crammed to suffoca tion / still the attendance was very fair, the back seats being almost en tirely monopolized by the Balranald Boys, till with their church liehaviour on,- and a slight sprinklJwjf bt bullocfe drivers mixed up amongst them to maintuin order and give them a tone. While the fair sex mustered in gallant style in the front seats to the no small : annoyancs Crf thff gods behind, ...
Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
Concert/ A Concert in aid of thef seating ftmd of the Dramatic and Musical Ifall, was held on Wednesday evening j the Mayor, Alderman Clus'e, in the chair. The Chairman made a few opening re marks, and then called upon the iJrass Band to give the opening overture/ the selection chosen being well and pleas ingly rendered.- Mr. Lord/ wlitf is at all times a popular tavorite, gave witli musical culture and happy delivery 'True Blue1'; white the next singer/ and at all times welcome vocalist — Misf M'Colough, rendered' the pretty song, ' Wailing' with refinement of feeling and musical grasp/ after which a first anpearance in addition to our local talent, iu the person of Mr. G. E-. Gayfeiy who clioss the' Warrior Bold,' which he delivered in good voice and proper expression. Miss Amy Smithee afterwards giving pleasingly ' Apart,' after which a change was made from the' musical to the recitative, when Mr. Ilyde then gave with due pathos and happy delivery, Gordon's ' Lines to tnfy awti'r...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RECORDER [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 27 July 1887
fo 1'h£ Et)l'f'01i OF Tift! HEC'oRifER Dear Sir, — Being present at the' dance givfeti l-y the ifiilranald Amatuer Dramatic and Mimical Society after the concert on Wednesday 6'veuing/ 1 was surprised to find a few who called themselves gentlemen, but who judging h'OW tii fit-' notions, I siiofiild ttfrni ntftfc ing better than larrikins The way in which they acted was Simply disgrace ful, as the dance was brought to a close by the ladies leaving in disgust } surely there ought to be a certain amount of respect in all classes, and after our Mayor inviting those who ciired. to stay/ a little order might have ti'een main- * tiiined. Don't think for nAo moment that I include all, fOV sucf/ ifif hot t fee cuse, but vrLoever the cap fits can wear it — if they lilt«, and' I ani sure thaS only those who caused the disturbance^ will do so. I would have said liothiiigf about this had not one or two of these' so culled gentlemen boasted that they had taken possession of thi room. — r Yours, «...