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The 'Miraculous' or 'Holy Thorn.' [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Tliu ' JIIi'ik'uIkum' or 'Holy 'Ilium.' At Glaatnnbury Abbey, in Somcnet. shiru, oucii atond a I horn Iron which, it il anid, bloomed overy Christmas morning. Tho first nulhcMllo account, of it ever writton was in 177' by n Mr. Eyaton. who lulls of it in tliu account »f his visit to tho alibi'}-. Tin. keeper assured Mr. Kjaton Hint St. Joseph of Arituatlien lutuleil not fur from tliu town, ut a placo whom IhiTci wiih formerly an oak thai hud homi planted to Ilia memory, that hu mid hi- companions marched to a hill and rotted themsolvea, and that Josoph stuck Ilia ntnir in tho ground. Nuw thin Utah* was a common dry hawthorn stick, but it nrow, niul tirst cams into flower uu Christmas IJny. Afierwarda tho treo, which liai thus grout) and budrtud liko Aiiron'a rod, nlwnya bloomed on tho day of Our Loril'a nativity, and U]-un no oilier day, tho llower, liko thoso of tho night-blooming coreun, lasting but a fow houra. Many queer atories havo boon told ol tho ' Mirnculoun Thorn o! Qlasto...
GERMAN EASTWARD MOVEMENT. RUSSO-GERMAN COMPACT. JAPAN EXCITED. London, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
aUKMAN EASTWARD MOVKMb'Nr. russo-qeuman compact. japan'excited. London, December 18, Tho ' Frcmdenblntt ' says Germany and Itussln havo nrrlvcd at nn understanding concerning occupation of Chlnesa territory, A Ilcutcr messnge atntcs that the llusiisn squndron hns entered Port Arthur with the Intention ot wintering, China acquiescing ln ?ueh nrrangement, London, December 20, 'Tho Times' says that Gorman occupa tion ot China has rendered Russian action necessary, Japan Is much excited at movements ot tbu German nnd Uussinn Bqundrom, Tho '? Novoe Vreinyn,' published at St. Petersburg, says Port Arthur Is best adapted for repairs of vessels, and avers also that friendly relations between Ohlnn and Rmila havo been strengthened, ' ' The Tlraei' ' comsponilcnt at St. Peters burg Bays thnt RuBsIa Is compclloJ lo ao.llon to secure Influence In Manchuria.,
A NEW YEAR'S GREETING TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
A NEW YEAR'S GREETING TO OUR READERS. So much of hcnllh, so much of wealth, As Gotl sees lit. for Mice, Nought to annoy— much -« enjoy Our season's wish shall be.' With cheerful mind ench hour shall finil, New pleasures on the way, Whilo Time deals lightly willi thy years Anil lengthens out, 'thy dny. As season after season goes Throughout this glad New Year, May life bo free- from clouds and woes, And shining flowers appear. But should [^shadow dim the scene, And cross thy path with pain, May llopc-Yencw (he promise truo ? A^iinbow after rain. ^ I ? _^a4a^a^l
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Noun iii Itrioi, December 211, A clonk lost, Boa niht. Orent BlilkoBllIliimeltlod, Ululslmns Day on Rntnnlny, O.ikii Fair nt Htnuluy loday, Silver has d tupped to S« lfi-KM. Dullness dull for Ohrlstmns llmo, Our Cliilslmaa Box with tills liauc, Anolber mining falnllly nl Keohin. Kxlei.slv-J lmi.li flro nt queenstowu, Ilacca nt Wynynul on Monday next. Itnccs nt Hooky Cnpo next Tuesday, llurnlo rocos on Wcilnesilny next, Wnlcr tanks somunhnt roploulshoil, Firo nt Knlyoorllu, Damngo «ri,000. Tlio compllmonls of tbo scaion to nil. Wrockof 84 Fllxroy fast going to pieces, Argcntlno whoit harvest dnmnged by nln', Htnck sale nt l'enguln an January II, Seo ndvt. Kcu-oiublu goods nt II, Illgga,' Hun.Ii), ndvt. Furnished room lo let In Minnie, Kid ndvt. Kir Frnnk Lcckwood, M.I1, for York city, h dead, Wolcomoinin on Momliy night, but not enough nt It. All limiHB close on Salurday, MonbiysnJ Tucsd.iyu.it, Ilusslan (f'jct winters In I'ort Arthur ( Chinn acquiescing. Fire nt lldkltlkn, New Zenln...
CHRISTMASTIDE [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
CHRISTMASTIDE IS llie season lo remember ami forget. No, courteous reader, we have Hindu no mistake j we mean il, Since last Chrisliuns linvo wo not oil in some shnpa or decree suffered loss, borne pain, experienced ingrati tude, manifested discontent, suffered wrongfully, wrillied under calumny, or in some other form proved the truth of the words of the poet—' Man is made to mourn.' Let us forget all this. Surely under the genial influence of an Australian Christmas sun we can afford to bury our grievances and differences. or at least forget them for n while, be they of n social or domestic, political or personal nature, Let every man nt variance with another take his brother man by the hand, ns a token ol forget fulness of injuries, and in remembrance of the glorious motto 'Goodwill to men,' In remembrance also of our own weakness when we deal with the faults of others ; of the likelihood of often mistaking the intentions and meaning of our fellow-men, both in words and actions, L...
OUR CHRISTMAS CAROL. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
OUR CHRISTMAS CAROL folillllNAI, 1-IIKTIir, IIV OAITAIN K.4HT C1IUY.1 Hail, Cliristmnstidel wo give you hearty grouting, For only once a year nll'ords our meeting; Lot anger, discord, and resentment perish, LiCo is too short evil designs to cherish. Begono dull euro— nwny with melancholy; Ye sad, bo glad: yo mournful hearts bo jolly. Yo ' memo gontlemon,' don't overdo it ; IEo lives life best who doesn't hasten thro1 it, And while no sour ingredient mars your pleasure, 'J'nko tho rich luxuries of life at leisure, And by your moderation show your breeding, '1'is only fools who fancy bliss is feeding. Ye sons of toll 1— by some called ' horny-handed ' — Old Christmas speaks, in friendly (ones and candid, Host, brother, rest, and yet at heart be merry, Cast care aside, nnd every trouble bury ; Whilo Nature works anil all her forces rallies, God speed tho plough, mic* fruitful make tho valleys. Come, children, come, Grandfather Xmas calls you, Ile'll lead your games, and see no hnnn bef...
Lost and Found. A STORY OF A CHRISTMAS PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Logfe and Found. A STORY OF A CHRISTMAS PRESENT. WHEN llcssic Adams had praised and admired the little gold locket which Arthur Lansden had given her for her Christmas pre sent, she unrolled a long parcel that lay upon the table and handed him an umhrclla. 1 Useful, if not beautiful,' she said. I Oh, but it Is beautiful,' Arthur re plied. 'Silk, with a silver handle I I will be mightily proud of it.' Then he looked at the side of the handle. I 1 did not have the name put on,' said his little betrothed, with n sweet, shy Biwile that seemed to Arthur one of her greatest charms, ' because every one would nick it up nnd look nt It and say ' Oh I1 and ' Ah I1 nnd ' Well I' I had ' Krom Bessie to Arthur' written out for the engraver, but I did not have it done.' 1 Well,' said Arthur, ' I tell you, llcssic, some day I'll have it done my self, |ust ns soon ns you belong lo me, and I'll never, never lose this, 1 regularly lose nil my umbrellas, you know, hut this stops it. I mean to keep thi...
News From Abroad. British and Foreign. ASSASSINATION IN LONDON. THE MURDERER BEFORE THE COURT. AN IMBECILE ACTOR. London, December 18. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
i\'«\v,H Fiom Abroud, HrllUli ami Voroiifn, ASHASSINATION IN LONDON, TIII9 MUIIDISIIKH lUtFOUH Tlllt OOUllT. AN IMBHOliTlB ACTOR, London, Dcoomlior 18. i Thu mm Trlnco, ollmrivisii Itnown si ' Mad Archer,' who murdered Mr William Tctrl«sns ho waB entering the Adelphl, ln the Htinuil, wnn brought up nt Ilio lloW street Pulleo Court yentunlny, ? Tlio Court wns orowded with friends of tho ilcccaicil nnd memburs of Iho thcnlrloal profcnlnri, and a grant concouia-j of people githcial round Iho preolncta, Thu prUunoron bolng brought to Iho Court showed mnnlteit slgni of Imbeelllly, and smiled on tlio crowd, which bec.imo gio.tly exelled, nml iliouto.1 cxectntlons ngnirst thu murdrrer, Aflcr taking piuUniinnry evidence tho maslstmlei granted n «ovon days' rum.ind ol tlio prli oner, Archer had boon onttnslo.l with rnlnor pills In ' Tho Tiumpet Call' nnd ' In llu Hunks ' nt tho Adelphl, IIo had hem ,11,. missed from n Newcastle com piny became hewn) (impeded ot being deranged. Ilchml been iu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Oon CiniiBTMAB llox.— Wu have |.|.jriFiue In handlnu our sub;crlb-M to-dny our cm tommy (Jhrlslrans llox, In thu shnpo of a . four-pnKo supplement, couslal!n-,' of Interest lt.K tales ami other senannablo maltnr, which we hopo will prove cntertalelnp;. Tho sup plement has brtm sent out with Ihla Uauo lo (ccuro It renchliiK nil subscribers In Iho colony boJoro Suturdny ne»t. Wo heartily wiah our render', onu and all, A Merry Christmas »nd A Happy New Year. ltiaos1, Boys Youihi «nd Mens Christ mm Obthlng — abioluloly tho Best Valub glicn.* Bank Hoi.inAYB, — Our rcndciB are re minded of the bnnk holldnya for Chrlstnma and tho Noiv l'enr, vis ??— Kor Clirlslmas— risturday, 25th i Monday, 27tb | and Tuea day, 28th Inst j and for tbo Now Ycnr, Sat urdiy, 1st i nnd Monday, 3rd January, CilBAr KunMTUnn, Cbnlrs, etc.— K. W. nA»T k Oo., llurnle.* A l'l.DOKT Woman, — Yesterday (states Saturday's ' Zcelian Hornld ') 5lH Smith, of Trial Hnrbour, was washing at a creek near her homo when « snnko ...
CHRISTMAS EVE, 1880. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
CHRISTMAS EVE, 1880. Ten years have passed since the in cident in our last chapter occurred. Ten long years to the miss who had then just entered her teens — to the schoolboy of thirteen longing to reach manhood— to the prisoner in his dreary cell— and to the weary sufferer on a bed of incurable sickness; but ten short, very short years to those who have from full middle age passed into ! I '?[' II I I! the ranks of the aged. While Death had In his search for victims passed over Solomon Steel, Time had laid a heavy hand upon him— turned his grey locks to white, bowed his head, bent his knees, and made a general wreck of his appearance. But circumstances had been moro unkind to him still, They had conspired together and burnt him out of Devonia, his house and home, and he was not insured. They had foundered a ship of which he was the owner, also uninsured j and last, though not least, they had destroyed his hitherto unfailing belief in the 1 Phenomenal and Perpetual Invest ment Socie...
Little Katie's Lament. [ORIGINAL.] [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Little Katie's Lament. [OHIUINAL,] ? ? J!O!I— ? . I'vo lost my TUlon-oh, whnt ihnll I on I I Innl 11 ml him aiiywhoro— nlonio Inn youl Itu'a ilot n pink Mini), niul his oyoa oro Union, I Iu'» Ilio plttliml Tltlon Ilial ever wna booh. Ho tan run Ilka a pony— ai If ho lind wings, Ho ton jump mid ton bog, and do tounnnda of tings | Tho' It's only In fun, ho tnn claw nnd Inn Into, Ho'a tho dnrllnoat Titton— hia naino la Dollght. If you (told him or shako him lio only goos 'miow,' And ho don't ory for muvvor, liko «omo Tittlm do ; He ain't taught a momo yot— I know ho aoon will, For ho playa with a mnrblo ond tundlca a tool. Twoi only loat night that ho pnkod out Whim I tucked him up nico in hia cumfablo bud, While ho watched mo ilrlvo oil' nil tho tublcsoino Ilica, And ho winknd mu pood night with hia donr lilllo iiyi'n. Oh I I'vo loat my dear Titten, I'm doiu to ory, For if I don't find him I know I will dlo ; Oh I plonso try nnd help mo In trouble liko dia, And Kntio will tank you and...
Games for Christmas Parties. ODD MAN OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Games for Christmas Parties. ODD MAN OUT. Any odd numbor of cotiploa will do for this j livo is, however, a convemiunt num bor. A Rood stirring K^inp, or tho Ilirtatinn figuru of n quadrille, should bo played on tho piano. Four couplus stninl as for a -|uadrillo, thu fifth stands nsido. First and oppnaito couples gnlnp lialf ncrosa, thun buck again. Sides do tho nnmu, First and opposite nidus galop quite ncrots, tliou buck aijain. Sides do tho sumu. This is ropontod ouco moro, then tho 'out' lady joins tho daucera and la turnod by onohof tho four goutlomen in turn ; tho livo lndios form a riin-iiml join lianda, danoing round in tho centro until tho music suddenly stops, whim onch lady must try to placo hersolf at tho right hnnd o( n gentlumim t of coutao, ono Uily remains without » pnrtnor, wlion ahuinto atnii.l out. Thodnnolng is now oommonood again from tho boglnniiiKi tho ' out ' gontlo ?nan coming in ot tho ond and turning oaoh of tbo four ladloa ; tho gontlouion (lion join hand...
PRACTICAL PROOF OF RESTORED VITALITY. (See Melbourne "Age" of 23rd September.) [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
FIU0TI0AL 1'IIOOK OF itKSTOltED VITA LIT V. (Bco Melbourne « Ago ' of 23rd September.) Ono of tho blcyclo-lhloYlng fraternity hired a machine from Dive, nnd, of coumo, failed to return it. A few daya ago Kirk, who had been keeping a strong look-out, apled till man, and without morn ado mndo for him. His opponent, a powerfully built fellow and ot much heavier weight than hei resisted and blood flawed frcoly on both aides— but tho victory wna Kirk's. Aftor a severe battle, ho lifted the thlct up bodily, placed him la a cab, mil took him to tho lock-up, Could greater and raoro convincing ovldcnco of restored vlUllty bo expected or given f Wn tontnro to aay not. Dr. Wil llama' Pink rills restored to tho sufferer tho power ho had lost, They cured him of hla terrible Injuries and Bufferings, and enabled him lo 'do battlo' victoriously with a bigger man than hlmiolf, Kirk Is nblo to trench a Inrgo garden, and dally walks two miles t'o hla place of business, 471 Blltabetb ?troet, Norlh. The...
Dave Kirk Again on the Warpath. HE VANQUISHES HIS OPPONENT. A WONDERFUL FEAT FOR ONE 12 MONTHS AGO CONDEMNED FOR LIFE TO A SICK BED. RESTORED VITALITY DUE TO DR. WILLIAMS' PINK PILLS FOR PALE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Emu Bay Times and North West and West Coast Advocate — 23 December 1897
Davu Itiik Again on tlio Wnr|tatli. ins v.NNquiaiiica ma opponent. A WOUDKUKUtTKBAT KOtt ONK 12 MONTHS AOO COND1CMNBD l''OIl iilt'iS '10 A SIOK 1IKU. RHSTOIIKD VtTAWTV DIIIO TO Dll. WIM.UMH' l'INK Pll.1,8 FOU 1'AI.H 1'KOri.K, Mil wns nimble to ntlr l.noil or foot, unnulo even to move, n victim of pplnnl ilisenBO, plourlny, iljucnlory, comploto punilyili of the boil/, nnd list, but --y no menu lennt, loco motor ntnxln, n lorrlble compliant which utterly proi.tnlc« tliu hnmnn fn.mn nml ilr» troyo the power ot tho will j no much ao that thn common functions nf nnluro «ro per formed br - power nxtrnnroua to the will. Huch VMS tha condition of Dnva Kirk nflcr lilnlirrlliloncnlilunt nn Iho Hrnlcli Collcco (irounriV, Melbourne, nbout n yoir n(jo, IIli left heel hail to bo romoveil, nml A2 ntlteliet were I n (crl e.l in t lint purl lit bin foot ; 18 woro plnccil In hU right In;. His injuries »l«o Inclililcil - amnKhul knecenp, which 1ml to be llfteil. Ho win tnken quite luicin ?cIguk from I...