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"NECESSITY KNOWS NO LAW" [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
'NECESSITY KNOWS NO LAW' Not long -go a school inspecter missed his train, and had no end of trouble in Kndiug a suitable place for dinner and lodgings for the night. This occurred in a small place in tho County Waterford. where tiavellera. beinir as a r'lle scarce, hotel pioprietors carsidcr it their privilege to make a faiily high charge on Iheir patroni. After having tjieakfu.it on thn following morning, Iho iuipcctor asked foi his bill, and on looking over it noticed 4s. 6d. undci tho head of sundries, The lundlord waB called io, and asked, ' did ho not coosidor thut an exorbitant liguro to chargo for two cigars, and a biandy and soda J' _ '* Don't you consider that an exceedingly high chaiRo for those StemB J' aiked tho in spector a cecond time. Landlord of Hotel: Well, in troth, air. I think you are right, but tho Lord knows we need 'ave tho money.'
COULD NOT BE PAIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
COULD NOT BE PAIRED When l'rimo Minister, -the Dnke of Wellington visilod Windsor Castle to const-It with the Queen on an important State matter. Thu day was damp, following a heavy lain, and as the meeting was to bo secret the Duko accompanied tho Queen to au arbour in the garden. On leaviug tho castle the Duke said : ' I hop« jour Majesty ia well shod.' The reply was: ' I have on double suled shoes and am Becuro agaiost dampness. But how about -our giuce 7' ' Oh,' said Iho Duke, ' I have on Well The Quern retoiied: ' Tour gruca must bo mistuki-u. ' Thr Duko: ' I think: nor, your Majesty.' Tlio Queen: 'Vour grace coilainly is: tlieie could not be a pair of Wellingtons.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
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A Relic of Majuba [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
A Relic of Majuba A remarkable story is current with regard to General Sir Ian Hamilton's spectacles. It appears that the gallant officer, then a subaltern, lost a pair of speotaclej in the Tattle of Mojuha Hill. They werft apparently picked dp by a Boer whom they suited, and who kept them for twenty years. In the early part of the present ymr the speotacles were found on the liody of a dead Boer. There could bo no doubt as to their identity, for the case had Ueneral Hamilton's name on it, and they were in due course returned to their rightful owner.
Tram Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
Train Fares. In Brooklyn and New York passen ger* are carried fifteen and twenty miles for twoppnee halfppnny, or at the rate of half a farthing per mile. Taking twenty large American cities at ran dom there is found no less distance than ten milps for twopence halfpenny, or a farthing a mile ; and the average would he twelve and a half miles — less than a farthing a mile. The tnunici pnlity of Glasgow charges threepence for less than six miles, a half-penny a mile ; Liverpool practically the same ; Belfast threepence for five miles ; Edinburgh sevenpence for eight miles ; and so on, not less than a halfpenny, and in somo cases a penny a mile for long distances.
GEORGIE AND HIS UNCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
GEORGIE ANDHIS UNCLE. Uncle Uiimsey'B come tip V rom the country to Live wild us. Undo Kiimse.Y'a Daw's Uncle, and ho Has a glass Bjc and a Woorlen Laic that unursks, so when ho wallm llo kind of Goon one-uided, but paw bujh hoilimcnt uo if it's Iho LaigVfnult or Ucco/. Undo Hnmsoy Wonts to keep his Uood eye on thr Snfc side. Mnit Std if it wouldn't bo For tho Uhild roii nho would allmoBt Rather got along without Uncle Kumsoy keeping Erorvbody Out except us of tho will ttiuu to have him ' I no it's Dieagreeable,' paw Hed, ' fai ymi t« Hiito a purson in the llouso with SlaitciiminBH hecoz he's One of my folks. If ho lirluuced to Your aide of ihn Kumbly it would bo Different, lint the poor old isle hrist to Lire somewhere, litre he is all ulono ia the World, with only a few moro yean before him aud Thurty thousand Dollers so it Would bo a pittio fur Us oot to try lo Throw - little Ulud sunshine on His I;iM ilays, uad all -re haft to Do in use niplomi'Hsy to Gel him to Stay in his own ...
IN THE CUPBOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
IN THE CUPBOARD On ono of her teccnt trips tu Edinburgh a certaiu Hteumcr canied u deck panseuger who rmired at niuhlfull, having imbibed more strjug bcTcnige than suited his consti tution. Hiit montal confunioo on rising next the unpleasant disuoierr that all his per sonal clothing was missing. The steward und his staff were promptly summoned to his cabin aod were followed in due course by thu genial captain himsrlf. The niystcty seemed to defv all conjecture uutil the captain asked the sufferer if he had any remciubianne of how be had dis posed of his clothes overnight. A sudden gleam of intelligence lighted the pansoDgor's eyes*, and thu niisctucf waa ro&ilo (ippareut ta all tho onlookefH when he ?? Why, of c«ur»e I t remember pew. Hcforo ttirnitiR in I put them all ii to that little cupboard yonder.' '* Uoutt crucious, inon !' romed the enp tain, ' you in booked them, that's certain. That little cupboard, as you c»U it, IB the porthole.' Onlv one person on board failed t...
WHAT MADE THE BILL CROW. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
WHAT MADE THfc BILL GROW-. A well-kaown photographer iccently had his homo ofei hanled. A now skylight was added and alterations were mado in tho roof. The men t»ok their lime and did not oier work themsolvcs. but this did not prevent the builder from presenting a very long bill. When the owner of Iho house expostulated, it was explained to him that the men hail lo he paid fur tiicir time, and thoy had apcni. aeveial days on the jot. ' No wonder,' said the phnloeraplm, ; and then ho produced a timnW ol snap-shut photographs representing the latin on tiir ioof of his house as takrn fruui th« allir. window uf au adjoining huildiuc- Some nnrr pap'-rn, and otheio were Ivint **u lh«ir back* ?? Why.' said tho uston'u-!.»d bui!d-i ?? Kiaclly so,' replied Ihe i-lioK-.t-.pbi r ' and Ihcy uio earniug my mw.v ' Tho fly is a tall insect— He stands over sis feet. Born to blush unseen— The young lady of African parentage. ' Well, Joiioh, what became of the libel suit uf llnbiu.-iiin against your ...
ON THEIR SPOONS. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
ON THEIR SPOONS In ono of the public schools of New York, where children ot all nationalities sit beside each other on tho found, thrco small bovs— ono of Iriab, another of Ueitnon, and another oi uewisn pateniuge — an pa-nsing as ' iirat cla&» *' in their exams., received fiom their parrntn no doubt as their own aolicilatioDs, HUpciflciiptiuii thereon. Tho day after icceWing theui ihuy came together and began boasting of their gifti. 'OnmyspooQ it nays *A good bojr,' ' Baid thu little Irish fellow, pioutlly. ' Yat ant on my ipooti it Hay a ' A nice boy,' '* chiipod tha joung German. But Ihe youthful Israelite looked con temptuotH. ' Ach,' ho said; ' oq my epoon it say* ? Hotel Waldorf.' '
CRANK BETS. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
CRANK BETS. It Is Ihe custom of tho American citizen to hazard strange and curious wagers on tho issue of thu I'reBidentta! campaign, and ou tho day of Mr. McKinler's inauguration some scomngly alluded to the ceremony as his coi onallon— with a splendour unparalleled: in i ur country's history, these bets had to bo paid. | In New Y»rk, a frock-3oated, top-hatted, I persuasion could be seen diligently rolling a ; peanut on Iho pavemeot, with a silver pen- i holdnr, for half a mile uu Uruiutwar. while ! the Uopublican victor laughingly cheeied fie ! Silver candidate's chumulon on his weary ' way. A Wall-street broker recited to his comrades in tho Hoard of Trade this pathetic ' ballad :— I ' M»rj had a little lamh, With mint aauce i.n the side. The bill wnH just ono dollar ten— Her lover neaily died!' Ono wagering Brranitn attended a church service after shaving off one-half of his be- I loved blonde moustache A fui frit enacted from another wan to sit in a box of a music hall arrayed...
MIGHT HAVE BEEN WORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
MICHT HAVE BEEN WORSE ' Mr. Levy.' said tho young .Icwish asrislunt to him, ' I haf sold dal pair of trousers lo a sheullcman for twelve shillings. He gave me a, sovereign and » two shilling piece, ,o as 1 could mf him a half sovereign in change, aud now I hud he has gift mea pad two-shilling piec*. But ? ' Mr. Levy. ' Yo'u plockhiad. You vil piingmetode varkhousa. Vat do ? ' ' Vait a ininut«. Mr. Lsvr,' int.rposi d Iiii aisi.tant ' But I Eave him dat pail half-sovereign dat we haf peen tnin£ to 'H 1 iu ot lor so lonf?, lor ms cliungo. 'Veil, t.II, Moses,' said the somewhal nulliried Mr. Levy. ?? it might haf pei-n vone; but I sail stop dat two shillings out ol
TEACHING THE INDIANS POLITENESS [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
TEACHING THE 1IHDIANS POLITENESS A teaoherin un Iudian school in Micirl gan writes us follows: ' It is Fery interest ing to study tin so children, especially us we have them fiom four ditferent tribes, and I should very much liko lo writo up my im pressious. only that I can scarcely kc**p up with my work as it ia. These boys hava u sense of humour. In my flag drill last Kridav the partnnrj were ubov and a girl, and whsn: the lines intersect to form tho cross I taughl the boys to let their partners go first, and hard trouble 1 hud to do it. too. After the in his Bol.mn way, said ? Miss B., in I'etting the girls pass in front of the boys you have 'truck at the root of an Indian national cus tom.' I said, ' How so, Isnac?' and ho answered, ' It is the custom for tho man to goBrst, carrying his dignity, and for thu woman to follow carrying everything elBo.'
The Silenced Girl. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
The Silenced Girl. ? You need not deny it ; I know that ho kissed you while you were sitting on tho steps last night.1 ' Yes, mamma ; eight or ten times, I fancy.' ' Eight or ten times ! w By —l— you ? ' Yes, mamma, dear ; I told him the first time if he did it again I wouldn't speak to him, and after that I could not tell him to stop without breaking my word. And 1 know you would not want your daughter to tell a lib.'
LET IT PASS! [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
LET IT PASS ! ' Let former grudges pass. KlIAKKSPKARK. Be not swift to take offence ; Let it pass ! Anger is a foe to sense ; Let it pass ! Brood not darkly o'er a wrong Which will disappear ere long ? Rather sing this cheery song Let it pass I Let it pass ! Strife corrodeB the purest mind ; Let it pass ! And the unregarded wind, Let it pass I Any vulgar souls that live May condemn without reprieve ; ?Tis the noble who forgive. Let it pass ! Let it pass ! Echo not an angry word ; Let it pass ! Think how often you have erred ; Let it pass ! Since our joys must pass away, Like the dewdropa on the spray, Wherefore should our sorrows stay ? Let it pass ! Let it pass I If for good you'vo taken ill ; Let it pass 1 Oh ! be kind and gentle still ; Let it pass ! Time at last makes all things straight ; Let us not resent, but wait, And our triumph shall be great ; Let it pass ! Let it pass I Bid your anger to depart, Let it pass ! Lay these homely words to heart, Let it pass ! Follow not the ...
Woman! Lovely Woman! [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
Woman ! Lovely Woman ! ' Wait a minute,' said Mrs. Jones to Mrs. Smith, who was making a neighbourly call. 'I want to show you my new Christmas bouuet.' ' I think I saw it,' replied Mrs. Smith. ' You had it on at church last Sunday, didn't, your ' Yes ; how did you like it :' ' Oh, it was just lovely. I'm sure, dear, it looks equally as well as it did last Christmas.' Only a woman could sav a*thing like thiil, and say it so sweetly that honey would taste sour in comparison. A man isn't always cool when ho shivers in tho hour of danger.
DRAWING THE LONG BOW. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 December 1901
DRAWING THE LONG BOW. A Western hunter and his brother spent a year in and about the Rocky Mountains. They had two rifles, one bullet, and one kej, of powder. With these, they say, they killed on an average twenty-seven head of buffaloes a day. The fact that they did all this with one bullet led to tho following cross-question : — ' How did you kill all these buffaloes with only one bullet V 'Wai, we shot a buffalo ; I stood on one side, and my brotheron theother. Brother fired ; the ball passed into the barrel of mv iifle. The next time I fired, and brother caught my ball in his rifle. We kept up the hunt for twelve months, killing nearly two hundred buffaloes a week, and yet brought homo tho same ball we started with.' ♦ ♦ ? During the summer of '49, says ' Knicker bocker,' corn being scarce in the upper country of one of the States, and one ot tbe citizens being hard pressed for bread, hav ing worn threadbare the hospitality of his generous neighbours by his extreme lazi ness, th...