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Latest Telegrams. REUTER'S MESSAGE. SYDNEY, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
, Latest Telegrams. Reutee's MefbAOR. SYDNEY, Fbiday. The (amendment for the referendum was negatived in the Federal Convert on lust night by 29 votes to 16. Mr. Rc;d strongly supported it. Only the provision for the simultaneous di -solution ot both Houses was retained in the Dill. The Sectional Committee ol Public Works lias reported in favor of the construction of a Hue between Kooravrntha and GreufeU. A large number of cases of Dengue fever have occurred at Keiupsoy. The disease is supposed to have been brought from Queens land. The cricket mutch, StorMart's teom against Victoria, commenced at Melbourne to-day.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
A New Zealand Miracle. 'GREAT EXCITEMENT IN THE EEATHKRSON DISTBICT. When n girl, in the best period of her life, bai- suffered for four years from excesBire heart palpitation, swo'len legs, giddiness, cramps, chronic iusomn'm, nnd other distres sing ailments, acd when she has tried unmer oue medicines and many doctors without the slightest benefit to herself, she naturally feels grateful when she discovers a remedy that almost miraculously, as it seems, succeeds where all othe:s have foiled, and in a short space of time relieves h^r rotnp'etely from her troubles and places her in the front rank of happy and healthy girls. This has precisely been tbe case of Miss Petrea Peterson, of Featherson. North Island, New Zealand. In a communication to the Dr. Williams' Mcdiciue Co., she explains her sufferings at length. *? I am 19 years of age.' 6be says, ' and erer since I was 15 I hare been suffering more or less.' Palpitation of the heart was her principal trouble, sbc states, and thit w...
The Easterbrook Testimonial. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
The Easterbrook Testimonial. We have been requested to 6tnte that up to the present the sum of £5 15s has been ^collected by Mrs. Hay towards the above. 3Mor to Constable EastorurooVs departure he was asked what form he would prefer the testimonial to take, nnd he choso a gold «lbcrt chain. One has, therefore, been pur ?caused Rt a cost of £5 10s, and it is on view at the Railn-ny Refreshment Hoom, where it tnny fcc inspected by anyone desiring to do so. The balance it has been decided Bhall go towards llic purchase of a trinket, and any further contributions for that object will be thankfully received by Mrs, Hay.
Organ Recital. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Organ Recital. An organ recital by Mr. F. Knight, assist ed by the Church Cboir, was given in St. Paul's Church on Tuesday evening latt, when tliere was a fair attendance The following programme was rendered :— Sonata No. 1 ; anthtnv, 'The Lord is my Shepherd j' solo, -There ie a Green Hill,' Miss Wilson; andante, *' Kreuzer Sonata ; solo, y He was ?despised,' Mrs. Day ; Hymn 365 ; ' Tema ;' solo, ' Calva*y,' Mr. ICnieht ; ' Lieder Ohne W.rte ;' solo, ' Angels ever bright »nd fair,' Mrs. Day ; anthem, ' To Tbee Creat Lord ;' ' Largo ;' Hymn 477. A col lect:on was taken op in aid of the Choir ' Fund.
Latest Cablegrams. REUTER'S MESSAGE. LONDON, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Latest Cablegrams. Better's Message. LONDON, Thchsday. The Chinese do not regstc) the demands of Russia in the light of an ultimatum, and are preying fcr the withdrawal of the demands. Tfce Times sayB tliat Great Britain was never lees disposed to tamely brook an in fringement of her rights in Chins nnd West Africa than at the present moment The London Stock Exchange is calm, and a firmer feeling eiists. Rnssit has icsued a Ukase devoting 90,000 roubles to tbc construction of wnrships. The French Senate has passed a bill in corporating the Leeward Islands, in tbc West Indies, as a French colony. The plague riots in Bombay are the most alarming tbtt have taken place (or many years. Bombay is in the hands of tho mill larv. The r iota 6 were repelled after several had been killid aud many wounded. The buzaars and ambulances were burnt, and attempts were made to set fire to the uospi tills. The excitvmmt tpread like wildfire. The Hii.d'jos are joining with the iluhonie dans in resistanc...
Comic Cuttings. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Comic Cuttings* Tlie Individual who entertains thought wouldn't always like a neighbour to see his guest. W)ien the conscience goes on a strike the proprietor will feel better i£ he accedes to Its demands. ' Poets must suffer hetore they can write,' says a philosopher. After that it is other people who suffer. She : ' You tell your sister I meant to write her a note, but didn't.' He : ' Thanks— she'll be glad to hear it' A Hule of Conduct.— You say to a man what you couldn't write to him ; and you write to a man what j-ou wouldn't say to him. ? She did not like her bonnet. For, as she gayly sped, She noted that it did not turn A single person's head. Mr. D. : ' If you get my coat done h. Saturday I shall be for ever indebted to you.' Tailor : ' If that is the case, it won't be dene.' Mrs. Kieksey : ' Why do you suppose the bigh hat is making so much trouble?' Kicltsey : ' Because there's a woman at the bottom of it, of course.' Flo : ' Maud Smith has got the hay fever.' Ethel : ' I ...
The Gladstone Family. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Tbc Gladstone Family. I think that very few persons indeed can now bo living who remember the father of Sir. Gladstone.. I have a vivid' refcollecUon. of him as a kind ao tiou towards myself was the cause of a visit he paid to my mother, with whom I was when ho came into the room. I was sitting on a low seat iu a corner of the room, and, having shaken hands with my mother, he came up to me and gave .me the letter witji a few kind words. I raised my eyes to him as I took it. and saw a tall, quiet-looking man, simple though dignified iu manner, with somewhat heavy .features, which, according to my recollection. bore no resem blance to the striking countenance of liis distinguished sou. ... I re ceived, however, groat kindness from a much nearer relation of Mr. Gladstone's —his only sister. She was a, good many years older thau myself, aud had often had mo witli her as a child in her own home ; but after I grew up I met her again in Warwickshire, aud was then her almost dally companion...
Pretty, and Always Useful. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Pretty, and Always Useful. A convenient necktie case for fourin hands requires only a half-yard of heavy satin, padded, perfumed, edged with a heavy silk cord, and doubled over to form a long envelope to enclose the ties. A pretty decoration is a spray of Christ mas holly done In water-colour or em broidered in Roman floss for bolder ef fects. For a razor-case, here is a brand-new idea. The real particular man always has two razors,, and tries to keep them apart, so as to use them in turn and preserve the edge. Cut from chamois skin, or double-faced Canton flannel, two strips four inches wide and seven and a-half inches Jong. Fold lengthwise, bind the edges with inch-wide satin rib bon, closing one end and the sides of each case, finally sewing them firmly together. Tie the open end with a bow of ribbon, so arranged that the case may be bung up If desired. Get the quaintest ' Brownie' pin you can find to stick in the case in which Is the razor used last. Bath slippers are easily mad...
The Baby's Nap. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
The Baby's Nap. When a baby is well and dressed com fortably it should spend fully three fourths of its time in slumber. When a child is wakeful and restless it is an indication that something is wrong, p'ther over-feeding or uncomfortable clothing. On laying the baby down, see that the wrinkles are straightened out of its clothing. The little one cannot be comfortable. upon a mass of wrinkled llannels and linens. After it has slept for about an hour, turn it on the other side. It will not waken the lightest sleeper if properly done. The change of positions prevents its limbs becoming cramped, and it will sleep much longer. Kesort should never be had to opiates without the advice of a physician. I have heard of a single drop proving fatal. The brain of the infant is very susceptible to the influence of these drugs, and the gravest disorders are produced through their use. The habit of rocking a child to sleep should never be formed, although it is sometimes a great comfort to both m...
Indigestion. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Indigestion. The great thing to restore tln» dyspep tic to health is the choice of a proper diet. Individual idiosyncrasies here play such an Important part that it is impossible to lay down any hardand fast rules whereby diet may be regu lated. Obstinate cases of, indigestion may demand a rigid adherence to a milk diet. This often means a hard struggle-; but, by diluting the milk one-third', withi Vichy or soda water, or by adding fivje to ten gains of bicarbonate of 'soda, or a pinch of salt to. each tumblerful, the difficulties will be moderated. In many cases skimmed milk is better. borne than tbat with the cream. . Buttermilk is useful for a chang-e. Indeed it is much lauded by German physicians in the treatment o£ dyspepsia, one of whom says: 'When the patient :is hungry, let him eat buttermilk : when he is thirsty, let him drink buttermilk.' Pa tients tire of buttermilk more readily than they do of sweet milk, however, and It is rarely that one will consent to use it for Jong...
Household Hints. The Way to Spice Food. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Household Hints* . The Way to Spice' Food. No other nation uses condiments to the sameextentas the Chinese. Compared with the Englishmen, Chinese, in this particular, are far ? more advanced In refinement and have higher knowledge. An Englishman uses a liberal supply of mustard and pepper, and corrodes his stomach with violent acids, whereas the Chinaman chooses his condiments not only from the point of view of deli cacy of flavour, but also from that of therapeutic efficiency, as Is shown In the liberal use of. ginger, saffron, and other roots of medicinal virtue. He always boils horse radish, black and red pepper, and mustard, thus removing nine-tenths of their fiery properties, and reducing them to a delicately pungent paste, suitable for all sorts of meat. They cook tomatoes with orange Juice and stewed lemon peel, and improve the flavour of insipid lish with boiled lemon peel. Vegetable gelatine is procured from the leaves of the water-Illy. This is used not only for its intrin...
A Predicament. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
A I'redicainent, Boon after the outbreak ot the Cuban insurrection an ..American newspaper determined to send a special correspon dent to the seat ot war. The journal in question -had been getting Home smart reports from its regular correspondent at a point in Florida, snd the special correspondent was ordered to stop at this point and take the Floridian. to Cuba -with him.' ;}n a day or two the tele graph editor received the following jjiessagre from the special : — ' Our corre spondent here seems very much disin clined to go to Cuba with me.' The editor was determined not to have his plans balked, and rent this: — 'Our Florida correspondent must obey orders and go to Cuba with you. Offer any reasonable inducements.' Not long afterwards the following reply was re ceived :— ' Our corres;-niK)f.t)t 5]en? re fuses point blank to go to Cuba with me except upon one condition, and that is that I marry her. I liav-_- one wife already, and I am afraid ihe war will lie over before 1 can get...
Population of N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Population of H.S.W. Mr. T. A. Conhlan has supplied the fol lowing figures with reference to the estim ated population of Nc«T South Wales on December 31, 1897 :— Births registered dur ing the half-year ondsri L/e-.embet 31, 1S97: Males. 97SI ; fenmli*. 9323 ; totol, 19.054. Deaths rc^islercJ during the same perio.1 : Males. 42S2 ; femnlns, 3033 ; total, 73!fi. Increase of births 'ivcr tlentlis : Males. 5439 ; fnoiales. G29O; total. 1 1,739, Arrivals by si-a durinj: half-yonr cndul December 31, 1897 : J)ale6, 21,066 ; females, JO.557 ; torn!, 32,223. Dep;-rtures by sea : Males, 18.GO2 ; fvmales. 10,310; total', 2S.921. Increase ot arrivals by sea : Males, 3061 ; females, 238; total, 3302. Arrivals overland from Victoria, Qr...-eni,]and, and South Australia during the half-vear en-!ed December 31, 1897: Males, W.877 ; females, 11.1S7 ; total, 31,004. De. partuns to those colonies : Males, 21,125 : females, 12.G60; total, 34,085, Decrease by departures overland : Mains, 1648 ; feroule...
The Emperor's Knife and Fork. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Tlic Emperor's Knife and Fork. The German Emperor was staying some time ago in one of the cities on the shores of the Mediterranean, and. as be holds the rank of Admiral in our navy, he was invited to dinner by the Commander of the British squadron, then cruising near at hand. But when the lime for the banquet arrived, it was discovered that an important implement was missing. Where was the Kaiser's knife and fork ? For, though the .Emperor can wield sceptre, sword, and pen, be cannot use an ordinary knife and fork. His left arm is practically useless, and ho employs an ingenious contrivance which combines Jiotji knife and fork, and dues very well with it This Imperial implement had not been placed bc-side the Imperial plate, and it could not be found. Not even the Em peror's attendants knew where it was. A* picked cipw was sent ashore/ in haste, but. though the Kaiser's quarters were searched, no knife and fork could be dis covered. All this time the elaborate dinner was spoiling. ...
Curious Mistakes. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
Curious Mistakes. Rather an uncommon obituary notice has just appeared in tlie Paris ' Gaz ette des Tiibunaux.' It announced that M. Candelle Bayle, President of the Appeal Court at Bastia, in Corsica, had died quite suddenly of apoplexy, and the following words were added :— ' This decision is nnal, and cannot be altered.' Evidently the last sentence was intended for another part of the paper, where the legal news is given. In France, as in England, the mistakes of the printing press often produce a comical effect, (says the ' Daily News'). One which is well remembered appeared during the second Empire In the ' Mont teur.' It bad reference to the last ill ness of Jerome, ex-King of Westphalia. A paragraph appeared giving the latest news of the patient's health, and to this was added that ' Le vleux persiste,' which might be freely translated : — 'The old man still hangs out.' The effect of such an announcement in the Emperor's own official organ may be easily imagined. The passage ...
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
School off Arts. The usual monthly meeting of the Committee of the Murrurundi School of Arts was held in the hall of the institute on Tuesday evening, when there were present Messrs. A. Busby /President, in the chair). R. Stuart, G. Dove, P. A. Kennedy, M. B. Donnellan, R. Simson, and H. Stuart (Hon, Secretary). The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. RUPORT OF SUB COMMITTEE. The report of the Sub-Committee appointed at the last meeting to inquire into and see how retrench ment could be effected in connection with the papers and periodicals pur chased by the institution was receiv ed. It recommended that the fol lowing be discontinued : — Sydney Mail, Evening Xews, Maitland Week ly Mercury, Senbttei-'s Magazine, and Cosmopolitan. Mr. Kennedy moved 'That the report be adopted, and the retrench ment, as recommended, be carried out.' Seconded by Mr. Donnellan, and carried. ACCOUNT. An account from the Sydney Morn ing derail proprietary, amounting to £i 15s, fcr fi...
The Home. "Bending the Twigs." [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 12 March 1898
The Home. 'Bending the Twigs.' ilany people seem to hold the opinion that yoiiug children— dear as they are to a parent's heart— arc utterly useless in tlie household. So duty are, unless the wise mother begins their domestic traiuiug at an early ::se. 1 know one wee girlie of 3, who, :is soon as her father coiues homo from business, care fully carries hiui his slippers from their 'slipper box,' wails while the boots arc taken off, and as carefully conveys them to- the kitchen. She has been taught to do ihis as a duty as well as a pleasure, aud would bo bijrhly indig nant if any one else undertook her ' work.' To au older srirl of G is in trusted the duty of. dusting certain articles of , furniture, aud that work is performed at a certain hour each luorn iii£ before she goes ofl' to school. Oms insuring habits ot' regularity and puue uiiiliiy. If mothers would only begin early with their little onos-if they would only ' beud. the twig' while it is yet lissome, and accustom the baini...