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A STRAIGHT ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
A STRlAIGIIT ANSWER,. A very eaxnting landlord not long lnaeo nalled for hIe rontof a very worthy meelntlo, who rejolced In the poeesamlon of a very' pretty littlo wifeo Thel hunand won not at h0m1 whoe Bhylook eallld, and hl wae onohnmteod with the pretty little wife of the, teLant. Elho colll not ellodldnte the nlount due I lt the Inlodlnrd told her he would give her l rnaoonlt [t full for Jlst 01n kiHI, *'B r,' olhe nrl, bholling wlth ndigntllitn, n eynolf and huohllnd ro very poor I porhlnp we ennlot pIy our rnt' Ibut I toll you, sirl we're not no poor bu ht it we can ido our own klnhing.,
A SUGGESTION FOR RIVALS IN LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
A SUGGESTION FOR RIVALS IN LOVI, MiniR Finn do lSoklo (who han bIoon to moo "~hlo Monquormdore ") 'I boor that yon and Mr. Loveot nre going to tight a dual,' Mr. Adorer I ' We ore,' ' And It'n about me.' It la,' ' It must not boe,' Oneo or thd other moot die, We oannot both marry you,' No, but you nan compromise, 'Iowl' 'Plny pokor Lill one or the other goat all the money, and then I'll marry tho winnor,'
DANIEL O'CONNELL, THE FAMOUS ORATOR, [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
DIANIREL O'0ONNHILL, THE FAMOUS ORATOR, When taking a ride in the nolghhborhood of lhl house had oconalon to oak an urchin to open a gate for him, The little follow compllod with much alacrity and looked up with arch an honost ploaniro at rendoring the alight aorviao that O'Connell, by way of enyln?4 omethlng-anythin -akod: ' What Is your name, myboy ' ' Daniel O'Oonnoll air,' replied the boy. SAnd who'a your Iftheor demanded the notonlihod Llborator, Danieol O'Oonneoll, air,' O'Connoll muttered a word or two bolow lhis brouth, and then addod aloud Whoon I coo you again I'll give you lidig briskly on lie coon forgot the Ihldont, and flol to thinking of graver mattors, whon, after travolling come millo, Io found lie path ohbtruotod biy noe fallen timbor, which a boy wnno toutly eldoavour. Ing to remove, On looking more olosaly he dlocovorod It to be the canmoe buy heo lad meoot In the morning, 'What I' oriod ho I 'how do you oome to be here now!' You eaid, air, the next thmo you noon...
GUIDE TO GROWERS The Fruit-Maggot Fly. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
GUIDE TO GROWERS The Fruit-Maggot Fly, In describing the Fruit-maggot Fly, Mr. W. W. Froggatt refers to it as a pest' that bidsfair to become one of the most destructive that the fruit.growers of New Bouth Wales will have to con. tend with.' Unfortunately his prediction is an accomplished and lamentable fact. Already consignments of fruit from a surprisingly wide area of the colony are found to be infested with larva of the fruit fly, and several shipments of choice fruits to the other colonies have been rejected on this acoount. This poest is like no other the fruit. grower has to grapple with, and unless the growers lay themselves out to do everything that can be done to check the spread of the insect, in a few seasons the colonial fruit industry will suffer irroe parable harm. The following appendix to Mr. Frog. gatt's article should be carefully per. used, and the recommendations ecrupu. lously carried ont: Destroy all infested fruit as fast as it is found. Boil it for the pigs ...
Trees That Whistle. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
Troes That Whistle, In the groat.foroult of Nublhi grows a tree from which, wheno-awyeod tby tho wid, comeo,trnngo sounds, like the notes of a fluto, a ite, or a pennly whislo, Thla vocal tree In regarded with uponrralitious terror by the nativea, nnl it was indeed a puzzle to everyone who heard the mynstorious sounds, until rome soeintifie travellor investigated the matter, ITo found that at acertain neason of the yoar horden of insects doposited their ggsA on the young ha?tna ald extreraition of the branches, ''Thee produced gaill. like eorcueacnes arhout an Inor ill diamoter. W'aher the youanrg itesoote emerged, unroll holes wore loft ini tihe goles Thea wid blowing throurgh thooa little apertures caused the strange oineso, It In proanlly lho only inrtanr?e of a tron whlio boaer rendy.rnado whistles, Thoe groat iraehirer, Ilobert Hall, was eryi a ree rreriirAd playfl Itin eorvorna Lioll withh ril Irieln, One day, wrirh Ihe linti prenalod niA erxerllort riharity nor. mon,aleo ahlo...
Turtles in the Bahamas. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
Tlltlos in the Bahamas, The shallow scao around the Ilahama Islands abound with turtles, and turtlo sholl valueod locally at £5,t1x) was oxplrtod last year from the colony., The edible (urtloe n known as the "greeo" o0ne, and s also plentiful in those waters. Whon small onon are caught, they are dopoitled in largo ponldt known as "crawls," whore, after having beon brnddlo with their ownor's mark they ore loft to fotld uon a particular kind of mrilno grass until thoy have attained a mllnrleotn l,lo aelo, lTrtlo mont sells in the local marketn at threoponoo poer lb of live weight, nold it is robable th(at an entorpriao for the proprntion of a coneoletrnao form of turtle soup, such an Ias recently boon established in Jamalesa wollld proe a profitable undeortnlhl((g,
The Industries of Japan. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
The Industries of Japan, Agriculture is the chief pursuit of the people of Japan, and in the greater part of the cultivated area rico and the principal food crops, wheat, barley, and soya hoans, are grown, Mulberry trees are planted overywhere. Ton is mainly planted in the south of Ifonshia and il Talwan, Formosa. The mineral wealth of the empire is great, but much im. provement is needed n mnining. The coal production is rapidly increasing, especially in Klnshiu atdl Ilokkaido The development of the iron industry is somewihat slow, but much is hoped for in the future. The production of silver has boon steadily rising; copper and anti. mony are also among the principal exports of the country, Thie industries of the Japanese empire may be distinguished as "original" and "lmported." The original industries which existed from early times are those of ceramics, weaving embroideries, lacquer work, paper, metals, loather, wood, and bamboo carvings, camphor, vegetable wax, salt, sugar, sak...
As Far as She Could Sec Him. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
As Far as She Could See Hilm. oing e mtlligly up to his mother one day Tommy said i * Mt, Iaven't I been a good boy ineoo I began going to ntlday 8011001ohool? Yeo, my lamb,' answorod time mother, fondly, SAnd you trust me now, don't you, ma P 'Yea, darling,' '.Thlen spoke up tie little one, rather Innoeoontly 'What makeo you kooeep tie ineoo ploblbokoed up in the pantry the namoe a over?' 'I 'm all in the dark about how these llle are to be paid,' slid Mr. lHardup to Wal. l[nry,' ishe paid, an mile pulled qot a coloured one, and aidt it on the ole,' yoar will I iyot don't pay that ,noo, for tbat'm tme gnem bill,'
THE FATAL LILIES, OR The Lady of Larchton Mere. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
THE FATAL ILI[ES, -OR The Lady of Larchton Mere. CHAPTER VI. The spring of the year had come round; but home was no longer home to Ross Cumnor. In vain had he tried to stem the torrent that was gradually sweeping him from all place and position, As the baby-boy Hugh grew stronger day after day, Lady Cltmnor grew more insolent, more urgent that Ross should leave home, and more anxious that her son should be at least heir of Larchton Mere, Good-natured, kindly, indolent Sir Austen never dreamed why she questioned him so closely about his title, lands, and money; he was the last ever to suspect evil in any one, So, when he stood one morning on the terrace overlooking themere, and she came up to him, he never imagined that that was the first of a series of investigations and suggestions that were to end in driving his elder son from home and making his younger son heir to Larchton Mere. Lady Cumnor went up to him with the haughty grace that was peculiar to her and laid her hand on his s...
Women Who Are Superstitious. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
Women Who Are Superstillous, ouperstition is one of woman's pro. rogatives, Her mind, being of a more religious turn than that of mannaturally absorbs superstitionse tenets. lutdoyou know that there are fashions in supor. stitions ? Take jewels. Those at one time in high favour are at another time pronounced of ill omen, Not so long ago nat e~eyos were very fashionable and valuable, There is no call for them now. Why? Becausne women have agreed that they bring bad look, and every fair possessor of these unfortunate stones is disposing of them as fast as possible, One woman was so desirous to break the banoful influence her eat'so.eyo lace pins had wrought, and yet disliking to bHing confusion worse than death upon anyone by selling or giving the ornaments away, that she, by stealth and at night, dug a grape in her back garden and buried them Opals anid emeralds are also un lucky stones, and very few emeon will tempt fate by wearing thoem, A well-known actress has a horror of birds, ...
A Memory. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
A lemory,. She gave consent and bent her head I thought her strangely kind With pouted lips, "Just one," she said, And then-she changed her mind A woman's privilege Ah, 'twas sad To relinquish it-and yet The sweetest kises I over had Was the one I didn't get, 'IThen how she laughed-the dainty sprite, And smoothed my frowning brow ; I played-a churlish part that night I scarce forgive her now. And yet 'twas better far, I'm sure, Than if our lips had met For in remembrance will endure Tile kiss I didn't get, So 'tis with life-the aims we mies Will shine for ever bright, And leave a fragrance like the kiss I failed to get that night. A, years may come and years may go, But ne'er shall I forget The sweetest kiss I'll over know Was the kiss I didn't got.
Curlous Compositors' Errors. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
Curious Compositors' Errors, To a writer In'one of the many ladlis' Journals we are indebted for the nows thatn t ihas become qlite the fashion of lato for ladies to take their ton In their lihats and gloves.' But the ldioes suffored still more seveoroly at the hands of a reporter who, dcloribing the costumes it a fashionablo reception, had Intended to say that 'Mrs, I, wore notlhing in the naturo of a dress that was remarkable,' Ilo loft hurriedly for the North neoxt day, when ho opened the popor and road i ' Mrl, Brown wore nothing in the nqLuro of a droess, That was roemarkablo,' 'The following story is told' by a ono tomporary oA London paper roported on oneoboaonson tile ranptlure in mid'ohannol of a largo manoeating nhark,' A pro. vinolal jornal, copying the paragraph, Iut loss careful about the punotuation, ave a different verslon of the lo ldont: IA largo man, onaina nhark, was captured In mid.ohannol,' The omission of a comma once gave an awkward nlotorpro. tatlon to a para...
Intermarriage of Blood Relations. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 6 May 1899
lntermarriago of Blood Rilations, With regard to deaf mutes, stalltics show, for the most part, that the closer the degroo of relationship between thoe parents, the more numorous are the deaf. mute childron born. For oexample, one marriago between an aunt and nephow prodouod three deaf mutes. Four mar. risgeos between uncle and niece produced eloven deaf mutes; twenty-six marriages betweoon first cousins produced thirty. eight deaf mutes; sixteen marriages between second cousins produced twonty. eight deaf mutes ; forty sevon marriages between blood relatives produceod seventy. two deaf mutes. Theso are important facts, which leave no measure of doubt as to the influence of the atoerinarriago of blood relations in causing deaf.mtlism, Butl just in the same way as conesan guineous mnrriages should be avoided, so also should the intermarriage of persons tainted with hereditary diseaseo e dis. couraged.
ITEMS OF INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 10 May 1899
ITEMS OF INTEREST --4--- MnoHg i. Ti, DYMIOK nill RolII orn to din p tf Mrti, It. II. Wike.'. Liyal V1illey ILrnt 158 n.oo.) il lh Ixolihn, KIlnin, onI TOnIloy noxt, Bluoinun you rnquirn a Pair (iO( Spno toloa, or Inyoialaoon, ynnr Siaht Toatoti onllil no Mu,. P, COunca, Opllolnic, Iluota (Irold huloll, 'in11 nid y aini So. turdoy nexi.* 'ii ril ihollven i 'NE WII Iana 'tho trailing ninor Ilho roollinil Tiirraong Swo ml Inpi l n10 1 atll l n eonii:ii . a l 1ino who wnt to hly or liiM. 1iii' |,c,, andi thooe whio ant it roaurvl.l " for unt. mnon uanogo, aro tngl riog wy IIIn Iho croe on hotly n onor. I"n. WA'wH 000 titomno wmolil, nt bn 1, 4l lug , Inrnr r a MI lciitinl it lt no fr fun lliual ig t1 1 99 01 I Y 1019911 innit $r rolrrul lll l »f [I |inly n it 1II s a | ) n'itmoo a inh l 93'naturn . i mIioin il'l wi t , m| o gi °o to' tionu o llio praldiiu o mliito u nl ( , (h , ro Sbroi la1 i Ith tu I~ronklog hioloulnliur cc gouti,aml rlho~uintllam;l 0I0l u inlmnlir ortor l hoy llnoo b...
REV. W. DINNING [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 10 May 1899
REV. W. DINNING Flo?t tho " Norther olfloorr " (Olhr. tore 'TowrsIe QiouiwOfld), we learn thbat the Rlvs. \W. D)illnin illul \W, (itl ih, the Inwlynpplilltd MiitllOer In th I OIn, ore 'Powor'e Olrollt, rcolvuil a sploendhd wIolcoo llotrin thllir conogrnatlilnlln, tio ooureo of en addro,,, the Rov. Dinlitg, whi Ihiile fronm Kln m, thlilked thlu Irge autllloleu for lhe killd rtiolptloln necordtld to hie wife sliid hhnoolf, Hfo tateod thair shot 11 yoear a ho woa sonll tl a plnoe knlown ill o ydlioy by thllo I1nl11u of 0Oll)orflotll, a0ul g(VI voml) vely aouSitg itonallts le ih ctllai'o iol wivll thu eaonrly dlly of tlhat plc., Iflu wao etlnion. ed ti Townedllto wheol thu .oletlodiel Olhurch wi, eponud Ilorn, nlld wo naked to pronachl the opolllg e rmone. Hf oamo ulf to do so, heout (0 yoarn woI and I wosB ftio ploasant work to travel in thnaoe loys., betore tile lils w1a hullt. Hlie ro mnlbhorolld hie oltry inhlt Ith) pulltlt o0 tllt e llSndoy lollrillu onlld othe nlook el got, Thulio...
GERRINGONG COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 10 May 1899
GERRINGONG COUNCIL T'io lortliglitly mCet~iIg of the l Iore CoiuIcil tnnook plc on Mn ilily Iat, wheon hle fail Cunoil wire plresaUtlll, 'Thle fol. IwinIIlg tlollill Corlreilil' , p OiiU Was received : - ALTOIATION Os lodlts. Iirom Mr. 0. TFte, MoUss VIlU, It. the litoratlons, of r. adt tllhrlugl his propelrty at Brughitons Vlli Ige A decl If Cilnver'sIion took piAce on the subj0ot If this orresponddoneo,' nnd It weIe llolnlitoly d oldeud iI lot i" stend iover lo fortlnishtt as it require?d aero. fIul olllsideorltion at heo hiUldi of tho aldeurinoll, Ti' ccc, From the Dopertlulil of Lallds llofer ing to 0uliply six dozeon ornnniontl Irees, for plnocn il tho RLcroeatlin OroU'iil, Tlhealurk wi1ld IaUillshoilr ill atlllted to thisis soltor, CONTAIOUSO l' DIs?sKE, F?roili thlo Ilnrd o Hoollb, int reply to a lltersent o by tle Cn1on11iel about 12 mouths nego, roKeirdinI In lllllhlrv ieosisi. n0lo,11 i chcrryiii niii' thu Deiri'-' ?uSp' . visionl ¢|e, issd lofirwerdhlsg islifrol; O ll ruo...
JAMBEROO COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 10 May 1899
JAMB JR33 03J II'. T'lli Counlil not ont 8Stltrday last, whltl there wsrt pretlret .o hlhJ b?lytlr, and Aldermans Dymck, Dlohw, I(in.', Olo, Live, WVlker and S.,tnersillo. WATIIt ItIt-HEItVi, A pelitusn was reouaivd, sisneod by Messrs, John Tots, G. V.v Titte otid oigbhteon othdrs, askiitg the Otlteil to take 55s511 to -il tIhems sltecos to wvator il thbe rosorvoo il thi villtge of Jstmouroo, front wlhichl thIy snd buot proolulded for 30 yd?se. The pathloin tas ordered to be laid on thL table for a fortnight. 'Tell itaoolnitl corroaespoltdlce roneistoe of tht fullewi?g : ~IORY OIRAST From Mr. 0, O . .lulluo, Roads Super ilttendelont, forwarilita doatmntes for sit. nata ro, ast ihllt II t,) ey f ,r road graslll would be poseud. ltoJuivudl, ntd allodtd Lto, c(InlUKT MATCII. istm ittha Kianma OounulUl, itt ruply to Cunol's toltter aitskig themt if the Oti Moa would bJ a suitlble day to ilasy the ruturlln latoh, stating that if Ito meath was pietponod to tho 20ths May they twould hIave ...
THE PRIVATE SEPARATOR BOON. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 10 May 1899
TilEl! PRIVATE SEPIARATOR BOON. T.) TIB EDITOIlt SaiI,--lidghiIgI by thlle atntLion woi licO has boon Rivuln i otflto to the subject of rniinllg oroam on Ilhe dairy farm by dniry farmoors, inltund of or Iho footories, it it viIluolr tlnot tIh foolory system is fast looiii its hold of ihe pIeopleo. The renaon iof this stateo of atlfir is Inot ditliouli t1o fotlhitort. iExiptorhiclo his tallgiht Rmanlly of us in thils world toit tho middlomani in tnlmltarnouo iInt?oOicOt statIld roedly land anlxiolu to roib hi i poIund of flulsh. Now, ldurini the palony tdays of thio fnotory »ystoii tIhe fnotory illanlngors worue it. vnoalbly trmn of ostnlding as1 rogarda doiry. ilg; in othlr words, tlioir yIImIatHliei;. wore o0u0 with tlh sup|pllers froni oarly oiBrIooiatiol), Alan I nucOl i not the cot'i IoIw. If wo trkoE tho mlrajiorily of ficlUory Ilnagnors to.dty, l irhy olaiu to bu 0m00 of gruet rolounllil klilwIloldg with Iighl ideals, croriblio of Intlkili lllorobos, for. ll'ntot l anrd iouIll...