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Something to Look Forward to. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
Something to Look Forward to. Sydney swell (in quiet country town) : ' What time does the theatre open, Mr. policeman?1 Policeman : ' There ain't no theatre here, sir.1 ? ' *,-;'? 'Well', musio-hnll, then?' Policeman: 'There ain't pr. music hall here, sir.' .' Well, what is going on??.,. J.sn't there some kind of amusement V y. .-,. Policeman (looking at his' watoh) : 1 Oh, yes ; they'll be Bhunting a goocls train in about ten minutes 1' '.
The Little Wretch! [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
The Little Wretch I ' ueorgie, said the caretul mother, ' don't eat 'those ornaments on top of the cake ; they are poisonous.' The ornaments remained for two days on the muntelpiece, when one suddenly disnppoared. ' Greoreie. I am afraid you have eaten onB of those ornaments ?' ' No, mother, I haven't ; but I have given one to Tommy, and if he ia alive to-morrow I shall eat the other one myself I1 Whene'er a man attempts to drown . Hib troubles, then I note He alwayB seems to think they are Located in his throat. No room was ever large enough to hold both a fat man and a mosquito. ' .
General Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
General Iofbrmation. ' Lord Wolseley has received a wound ?.''.''; in almost every action in which he has fought. .???_, ' ? ? In 1813 the members of the English. Parliament were obliged to reside at the plaoeB they represented. ''' In some parts of South Africa much damage is done by baboons, whioh go'iri ??. '?'??'. large marauding partiea to rob. gardens. ' . .. Researph shows that .there is not a : purcicie oi vugeratiou in tuu eastern purt of the North Sea. It iB one great watery waste. It is said that lemonade is a miorobo destroyer, since the bacilli of cholera ' ca'nnot resist the aoide, especially in '... powerful citrio acid of the lemon. One grain, declares an authority, will destroy ? all the microbes in a quart of water. A physician has deolared that if only twenty minutes a day were spent in physical exeroise as an adjunct to mental education, most people might live, to seventy without a day's illness, and - perhapB prolong their liveB to 100 years. ? A ventilated shoe...
Telegrams. Sydney, Tuesday. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
Telegrams. ? * ? Sydney, Tuesday. THE TURF. Heretic and Carbinier have been /!* (scratched for the Gup.' The ' Telegraph ' tips MaBinipaa, ;';'-.' Plutus, Cocos, The Grafter or Clar ' '.? ion to win the Cup. The ' Herald ' fancies Clarion, MasiniBsa and Cocoa, with Waitabit arid Dreamland as the moat danger ous of the others. ' TJmpiro,' in the ' Kefereo,' goes for The Grafter, Masinisaa, Plutus, or Cocoe. '.' Pilot ' selects Masiniasa, Clarion, Waitabit and Toxteth, ' Ajax ' tips Waitobit or The Graf ter, Batallion and Plutus. ? * - FAT STOCK SALES. The following prices ruled at HoTOcbush ycste:day : Boat wethers, ll(^fflfcfcdiuin, from 8s ; ewes, best, lGoHj^Bfen from 6s. Beat bullocks, 077 Ida ; medium from £3. FINANCIAL STATEMENT. The Premier hoj.es to be able to carry out his promise by delivering the financial statement to-raoirow night;.
Cablegrams. London, Monday. THE DREYFUS CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
Cablegrams. . — + ? London, Monday. THE DREYFUS CASE. ? The lending Parisian newspapers approve of a revision of the Dreyfus .sentence. A court of cassation has undertaken b preliminary inquiry to secure pos session o£ the secret evidence affecting tTia nnea EMERGENCY SQUADRON. A strong British emergency squad ron is being equipped at Plymouth. Seven hundred officers and men of the British fleet have beeu recalled from leave. The Admirality has ordered 200,000 tons of Welsh coal. The Home Secretary Says France ?will not be allowed to assert sover eignty over ?any party of Egypt. THE PIIILLIPINES. Amorica will probably pay forty ., 1 million dollars for jtue Phillipines, , ' and retain possession. SALISBURY OM RITUALISM. 1 ' Lord Salisbury says lie sympathises ? deeply with the protest against ritual ism in the English Church, and says that no one who was unprepared to abide by the book of common prayer ought toehold office in the English Church. ? ?
A FRACAS IN GUNDAGAI BETWEEN TWO CHINESE OVER A. GAME OP DOMINOES A. CELESTIAL'S ARM BROKEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
A FRACAS IN GUNDAGAI BETWEEN TWO CHINESE OVER A GAME OP DOMINOES 'A. CELESTIAL'S ABM BROKEN. ' At the Gundagai Police Court on Monday, before Mr C. L, Kendall, - JP., Ah Sam wae charged willi in-, fiicting grievous bodily ? harm on one Ah Tong at Gundagai on 30th October last Mr. Griffin opprared for-' the prose cuticn and Mr. Ciowe'for the ac cused. First-class Constable Ferguson de posed : I arrested acoused on Sunday morning la*t at 7 o'clook ; saw the prosecutor ? in the B'reet previously, and from something he told me 1 prooeeded to the Chinese Garden, and saw the accused there ; took him to where prosecutor was, nod in the accused's presence, I said to Ah Tong, ' Is this the man that broke your arm?' he' replied, ' Tes ;'' said lo accused, 'What was it all about?' he replied, ' We bad era fight, Ah Tong chase me with a hoe ; I piokurn up stick and breakum arm ;' ashed him to Bhow me the stick; he then touk me to the wood hoap and said, ' Small stick,' and apparentty did not ' ...
SPORTING. CHATTY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
SPORTING. CHATTY NOTES. BY GNAItOO. The A'lelnng Jockey Club holds its on nuul meeting on January 2ud and 3rd next. Mr. C. Solrmon, storvkeepor, ' Caonm, «re\v Wooiilarlc iu Tutt's big £100,000 nweip on the Melbourne Cup, and also a £50 cash prize. The local Ptomier Band ia endeavouring to bocu e au ensagi-nient at the Tumut ^lirine Rams. I notice that up nt Tum warth the other d.y th« JoeUey Club trii-d o saoure the services of the Federal Bund of that town,, for u race meetini,', but the ? ffort was abortive, ns thu rules laid down foriho guidance t.f the b;md di-l not psrmit »f its me-i-bcrs playing at any guhei'iug wlieie gambling is indulged iu, Tue eistwhile Momiru hoiso Grenadier, waa to have run a match with Beau Bruin niel iu Victoria last week, but bis owner evidently knew lie was bumping np against st.matliii.g veiywarir, so conceived the idea that iho first loss wns tie best, aud for feiied the d posit which he Invd put up. .They have evidently a Bpeedy animal in America...
POLITICAL PIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 2 November 1898
POLITICAL PIPS. f ' Wis have no hope of ever shifting - the prcM^^XjQJternmonl; unless we catch wm^Er^0 U0P-' Bt'd Mr. BaruesTS^^^eBterdBy. ' Once the ' whip oraoks' the vote for the Gov ernment is assured, and the Labor party will support any of their pro pobals.' Mr. Watson. MP., thinks it is a contemptible thing that wo should provide elaborate machinery to ensure that a case in which an inch or an inoh, and a 'half of land is at stake ? Bhould be subject to appeal from court to court; but when a man's life is at stake according to the reading of the act by various ministers, no matter how foolish or how unreason able the verdict of a jury may be, that verdict is to stand like the laws of the : Mfidee and Persian'} unaltered. Austin Chapman-, M.P., says: 'Surely acute aa party lines have come to bp here, wo hare not- been reduced to this stage : that no matter under what banner wo fight a man is obliged to follow a Government and voto against his conscience, and send a man's ropu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
|;^ffiE'TEOPLE'S PAPEE, Conducted on Democratic anci Liberal Lines. ''?GUNDAGAI INDEPENDENT,' Si\ An-i Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate. ? - ? /- ' PUBLISHED ON WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS , \ The INDEPENDENT will be run oil broad and liberal lines, and will contain all the latest Political, Commercial, Mining, Sporting and General News. A good Serial Story will be commenced in an early issue, . as we well know that people like a peep at the sentimental, as well as serious side of Life. We have made arrangements with & Leading Sydney Lady, Writer to contribute us a Chatty Letter every week on Topics dear to f eniale hearts, The INDEPENDENT will contain News from District Centres, [contributed by Reliable Correspondents. 1' ? ? \ I ?^Mn^H^^HBtt' wv KjSBbs wbB vB BIBB Wwff B^ffi^ BuWBbH 'ffl ^^8^11 6539 vloSSnElO ^Trrff BsSBh) Ef^SV' Bi \ / ' ? v Ordinary advts.| par. advts. First Inch - ' i ' 3s One Inch or Less - 4s Each Additional Inch- 2s Each Additional Inch 3s ?A ...
THE LABOR PARTY AND FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
THE LABOR PAETY AND ' ?' FEDERATION. ? ? *~ ? In another column we publish. a letteo from tbo Parliamentary secre tary of the Labor party, in which Mr. McGo wen's amendments on tha fed eral resolutions now being discussed in tho House are . made to appear necossary and irrefutable. Grroafc BtrejB is laid on tho contention that tha constitution proposed is: bo bind ing that unless it bo altered now, people in the coming days will ba un oble to secure lopiilution which is for bid den. America is cited as a fright ful example of this drastic jjrovision, and the Labor party point to the re su t of the last civil war in that country as a consequeaco. . But in the American syatern. and the one proposed by our constitution- there is a -vast difference. ? In the land of tho ' stars Mid stripes'' any amendment must have the support of a two-thirds ma jority in each house nnd by threo fourths of tha states. Here wo pro pose to leave tiro decision to a bare majority in each house, and the same...
FREETRADE GEORGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
FREErol&DE GEORGE. ( ? — ? 4 ? The policy, by which the Pre mier was going to make our ^— -yortr»ihe freest one in the world had, /on tlie strength of the statement made by Mr. -Reid on Wednesday last, been found wanting. What fman^ j cial experts prognosticated as ' a natural corollary ot the wild ;' irectrade course pursued by i the Premier has come ,to pass f, , — the Treasurer finds himself constrained to admit that the ; finances of the colony show a big deficit. According to Mr. Reid the estimated shortage at the end .of the present year, -, will be£190,000, and to meet , ' this deficiency the Customs House is to be resorted to. The sugar duties are to be ' '' ? retained, atici duties are to be imposed on tea,, cocoa and cof fee. W hen the Dibbs- Jennings Ministry- found it was short of the necessary cash, some years ago, for the purpose of carrvins: on the Government of the colony, ad 'valorem duties 'r were imposed, a great cry was raised by the free trade ? press th...
USEFUL. HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
USEFUL. HINTS A small. piece of cainph -r, put in Iho tOBcrvdiv of a lamp, will impro\e ' ' tho light. Articles raaclo of nickel silver may . ' bo kept bright by being rubbed with a, woollen- .rag, dipped in spirits of ammonin. ' ? To' Clean. Rusty Knives — \pplj * sweet oil freely,- leave it 011 for a day or two, then rub the steel with finely powdered unslaked lime, until all rust disappears. Freshly spilled grease may te ro 1 romoved by. 'placing a piece of brown J or blotting paper over the mark, and 1 pressing it with a hot iron. This will make the grease absorb into the paper. Metal loa-pots, when not used for some time; frequently havo an un pleasant muBty; smell, and give the tea made in them, a distinctly disagree ^ able taste. To prevent (his, place a ~~ lump of sugar in the teapot before putting it away.
A FEW RECIPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
? / A FEW EECIPE? ' .Inexpensive Frosting for Cakes. — 'Well Wat the white of one egg, add to it one table-spoonful of cold water, ?end stir into it gradually, sufficient T3ugar- to thicken, it. Lay at oti the -cake and smooth it with a knife dipped r iri boiling water, set it in a cool oven to dry. Tnia frosting cuts easily ?witheut breaking;. . ? ~v Madrid 'preams. — Soak half an ounce of gelatino in one pi: t of milk, let it stand for an hour, then, place it on the stova. and stir till all is dm eolved, season and flavour to taste with Vanilla esseneel While still very hot stir in tho beaten yolks of three eggs, and, when a littra cooled off the nio, r add the whites Vsf eggs well beaten. Pour into small vteited moulds, turn - --ut to serve, and scatter white granu lated sugar, rubbed into cochineal over, and on the top of each mould place a Bmall piece of raspberry jelly. / Chocolate Cream Ice. — Dusol\o 3 ? . ounces of chocolate oyir the file in a little water, then add two oun...
WITH THE " BOYS." LEISURE HOURS TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
? . '^TITH . /} THp ' if: BOYS.' ' ? ' , LEISURE HOURS TALK. . . There '??wap,^ perfect pandemonium in ,the boy's:-, cosy retreat, the other night, which; ihreatenod -to slop the happy 'houra'tgath^ring, and the cause of it was lovely 'Women. ' It; appoars'-that Tom Ti'n^hiskers had1 ; 'eaobrted* Billy Stingerene's girl home from-lokuich'.on Sunday night, and had boasted.that he had succeeded in-getting the inside running of Billy. This Billy resented, and!' challenged Tom to come but in the backyard^ bilt the latter onlv added fuel to the blaze of Billy 'sangeu by declaring that he' would not lower; his dignity by fight ing with a vulgar fellow in the baok yaid, but ho would fight him on' the bridge with ripe hen-fruit — the victor to be the one who had the most deli cious perfume after the battle. At this stage the barber stuck his head through the nearest window and shouted — '..';?: ' Our Tommy is adarling.boy, The hdica till-Vleclare ; '? He wears peg-tops ami shiny bo its And ...
MUNICIPAL MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
MUNICIPAL MATTERS. The usual fortnightly meeting, of the Gundagai Council was held in the chambers on Thursday evening last. Present: The Mayor (Aid Al'Cook)^ and Aid. Ryan, Matthews, Cornett., Jadoa and Smith. ' ; The mnutea of the last special mejting were read and confirmed.' The outward correspondence, con sisting cf letters to Messrs Sibthorjie and Kdlly, was approved of, ' ' - Tho Mayor explained that the letter to Mr. Kelly was regarding his cut ting away oc the embankment near the railway station. Tuey didn't 'know at the time by whose authority be was doing, the work, but they had since tiben informed he had the con tract from the Railway 'Commissioners. . The Finance/Committee's report was then read, recommending the follow ing accounts be paid : — Griffin and Weekesi solicitors, £9 9s ; J. Keihone, labor, £4 15/6 ; W. Bibo, £4 9/9; re moving and burying three circases, ?15/-; lamplighter; £2; U. T. Turner, £4 5 commission on rates £16 3/ ; petty cash, ? £3 10/ ? Sheather,...
LADIES' COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
LADIES' COLUMN. ' / : (ByJ ' Lady Blakney ) / During the past week we fave liaf the two extremes of .weatb r, bitiu^ winds and snow in many plai s; and on ( the other hand, wo have n(, ', infeiiaa heat. In Melbourne, on Saturday, those who essayed to wear fleii/Jight dresBes, looked altogether itmsea'sbn nble, airjr Btructurus cnlledhafs, were beaten out of shape.; Tie Majority of tho fair sex were 'tttT'irwivJn tailor made _suitB, and loi.^d i\ keeping with. the day. ?Onejj»P'ty %ess was in fawn oanvas, v|tl| violeW, wais. band, yoke, and vesl with tit trim- /' ^^fc^^ibjl|^^I ving3 find pale/. iP^WP^PWP^p^VOT»' J/1* ? / and auuod some of the pretty Aj ^fca / who wore if. in the trimming 'BfjUs./ chiffon and wirig'p were EN evidTS^V^j oherrit;B also appearerl. \ On Tuesday, the eventfnl da3r, tho ', dressing waa simply wonderful. In most cases the colouring was beauti fully dolioate, but in others the hues wore cruel. ,Some daring combinations were attempted, jind tho result was not...
OTHER CENTRES. JUGIONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
OTHER CENTRES. ; ^ '? jugiong. :'..'.. / ? (fbom a corkespondext.) i T^K.j deep gloom which has per yadwi the entire community owing to the recent death by drowning of . - sweet. winsome little. Lillte QooJwin - .' .'. ha3 scarcely yet been dispersed. Tho unfortunate child, who was only in her ? ',', twelfth year, was so well known, and ? - V had:;mado ..horself such a general' '', . favemrite by her engaging childish ma'iiners, that not only her broken- -* '^ hearted mother and near relatives, .-. ''? but the townspeople as a whole feel v as though they had each suffered a personal bereavement. The most in- . ?;? 'tense sympathy was shown for the poor mother, Mrs. P. O'Mara, whose elcte'slr child she was by a- former mar riage, and ths deep sympathy evoked i ' was fully attested^ by the vast crowd of mourning friends', who hastened to pay the last sad tokens' -ot-^e^^iot at ' the funeral. The following ^^^lfs--. of those who sent wieatha an^^ljral tributes : — Mr. and Mrs, Blood Sm...
THE NEW CATHOLIC SCHOOL BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 5 November 1898
THE NEW CATHOLIC SCHOOL BUILDING. Father Donovan has recoived'the; following amounts towards the erec-1 tion of the new school building :—; Right Kev. Dr. Gallagher. £10, Rov. P. J. Donovan £100, Rev. D. Leary £5, Rev. J, W. D.vyer £5, Eev. J. ' M. Ryan £3 3s, Passionist Puttiers, Goul- . burn,£rie, Eev. J. O'Dtvyer £1 lW, llev. D. Griifia £1 Is, Rev. M. Buckley. v £1, SiBters of St. Joseph, Goulbuiri, £1, proceeds of ball .£33 .4/7, Mr. ' AT..' Bibo £la 5s, Mr. J. Leary £10 ;10s, Mrs. McGee £10 10s. .Me9srs. J. arid F. MoEyoy £10, Mr. Morgan Eyan £10, Messrs. P. Reardon and Sons £10, Mr. .T. M. Dodd £G, Dr. Gabriel £5 5s, Dr. O'Dwj-er£5 5a, Biessra. C. W.eston, J; MoEUigott, Michael Egan, and Mrs. Trocey £b 5s each; W. K. Kyle, E. Leiiry, J.iNloInernpy, W. Cooper, E. J. Keane, and Miss McGratb, £5 each : Me... I1: Lloyd £3 3s, Mr. T. Kei!ione£2 5s, --'.Messrs.- Owen Coouoy, Thomas Quirk, W; B. Smith, L. Ro'ehe, D. Kenny, Phillips, H. arid R. Crow, A. W. Lynch, and a Guad^gai. frien...