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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
Doan^ B^ckaclie Kidney ? W.-4 f'3. ^ ,si. ''i: Whic^. is , better to try an experiment or ? -profit by a Wellington citizen's ' experience? ' ' ' . Something new is an experiment. ' Must be proven to be as represented, J . . Be succeesful at home or you doubt it. The statement of a manufacturer is not convincing proof of merit. ? : ? r Now, supposing you had a bad back. A lame, weak or aching one. ' Would you experiment on it. '? . You will read of many so-called, cur 63. But they come from rar-away places. . .It's different when the endorsement comes from home. - Always remember. - vs . Home endorsements is the^jroof that goes jwith eVery box . of, Bban's Backache Kid ney Pills— but be sure, they- are DOAN'S. . Mrs. M. Keating of Percy-street this town; and formerly of Mndgee, writes toi the fol lowing ^effect 1 have- been rery -much troubled, with .kidney complaint - for some years-past. -Its worst effect upon me- wis a pain in the. small of my back. When I stopped my back would a...
Cricket. AUSTRALIA v. GLOUCESTERSHIRE. GLOUCESTERSHIRE—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
Cricket. 'AUSTRALIA- v. GLOUCESTERSHIRE. 'GLOUCESTERSHIRE— First Innings. Bice b Jones ... ... ... ... ,,, o Champaip, o Kelly, b Jones, . fir Townaend, c.Irodule, b.flowcll ... '-24' Jeseop, b Truffiblo ' ? ... .- ? ... . 5^.- Tsaup,'C'SeHy,vb'IIoweU. 1 Brown, o and Trumble ... 1 Hemingway, .bvHbw'6ll ''1'' :1S, v ... * - ... O Board; 6 IrCdale, b Bonos' ,, 42 Goodyriq, Jti Trumblo ,,, ... ' C Paigli, Cj4teliy,-b Ifoblfff * ..? V 13-' Roberts, not! out '6 ? - Sundries,^.,. ... .. . ? ?. . ... 2 ' '-Totdl .V..-' .... '203# ;.:Ba»iing- Analysis.rrHpwell, ,3-for ; 3(5 ; . Trumble,' 3'fo«f 43;. Jones);3;foj; 81 ;-N,o5je^,,V(fois4lj;.i. . . AUSTRALIANS— First Innings, Trumble, (o Poisli, b Townsend . ... ... 32 W^rall, 'b, Graham-, ;.b Towhsbnd;- ;? ... y i ,s Noble, b Paish ... ... „,v '771' Thumper, c and b Roberts ... ,. ... ... 1 Gregory, run out-,,.' - ... 1 Darling, ;c,Jp^op.,.Jj Townsend ,t . ... . . ... 24. Iredalo, b Jessop... Iff I^ver, 0 Board; b B^berts. ...» .4. .? .9 Kelly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
COLEMANE'S EUCALYPXE EXTRACT. The purest Euoalypto on earthi . Lord CarrinRton's friend in Inpittbnza. The world's remedy for chest complaints.. The ' cold' cure of Earl Jersey's. ? But noto well Eucalypte, not Eucalypti. A. B. Coupi-ahd, Hairdresser, has: removed next door to ChaB. Swan's, where he mBy be seen- for - the. next six weeks, pending the building of his new |. premises.* ? v..
A Gentle Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
A' Seiitle Hint. - There is a porter at onp of the railway stations in the Metropolis who', is Some-' what renowned for his aptness in , dropping hints. : On one occasion he carried a . lawyer's bap: to a cab. The lawyer, who was a seedy-looking old chap, was going, to' dismiss him! with ' J nank-you. . , The porter very oivilly remarked : . ' Beg pardon, sir, but me and my mate are partners, and if ho asks me what you gave me what shall I Say ?' Whereupon the. lawyer gave him sixpence.
An Object Lesson. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
An Object' Lesson. A teaoher, in order to make, the children understand what they .were told, whilst giving an objeot lesson on the Idol, made the children repeat the end of the sentence after her, so : ' The Idol, had eyes but could- not.—1 ' ' iknnfi,/) tho ' The Idol had ears. but could not— ? ' ' Hear,' replied the ohildren, ' The- Idol had a nose but oould not-r— ' ? , ' Wipe it,\'«houted the children, and it was some little. time before the teaoher regained her oomposure.
Cheap Courtship. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
Cheap Courtship. ?' I'll woo thee in the moonlight,'' sang Pat Duffy to Maloney's daughter, who waB gazing fondly on him from an up stairs window. ' Begorra, I'll consint to that ; it's oheaper than gaslight,' replied Maloney -from the cellar window. If (I) were in the sun and you (U) were out, what would that be ? — Sin.
About a Hot-Water Bottle. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
; About a Hot-Water Bottle. First Farmer : 1 How is it you no longer put up at the Golden Grown when you drive to market ?' Second Farmer : ? What 1 they are regular take-downs 1 Last winter, when I lodged there for the night, they made a great fuss, and gave me a big bottle to take to bed with me, and when I opened it, what d'ye think ? Nothing but hot water 1'
What's Your Birth Month? [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
Whit's Your Birth Month ? If a girl is.born.in January 'she will be a prudent housewife, given to melancholy, but good tempered. ' If in February, a humane and affec tionate wife and tender mother. . If in Maroh, a frivolous chatterbox, somewhat given to quarrelling. : If in April, inconstant, not intelligent, but likely toTje gbod-looking. If - in May, handsome and likely .to be. happy. . ; . If in June', impetuous, will, tparry. early and be'frivolous. If in July, passably handsome, but with a sulky temper. t If in August, amiable and praotioal, and likely to marry rich: If in September, discreet, affable, and muoh liked. If in October, pretty and coquettish, and likely to -be unhappy. If in November; liberal, kind, and of a mild disposition. If in December, well-proportioned, fond of novelty, and extravagant, .
DAIRY NOTES. The Improvement of New South Wales Stock. PART VIII. THE KERRY COW. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
DAIRY NOTES. Tlie Improvement of New South Wales Stock. - From the Agricultural Gazette of N.S.W. By M.'^A. O'OAtiAaHAN.' ' PART, VIII.. THE KERRY CdW. ,. The Kerry is the only pure, breed of Irish cattle. Bred among the. moun tainous districts of Kerry, the breed was until recently little known outside, the .fastnesses of its own picturesque county, where it had long become noted for its ability to yield a good supply of rioh milk even on poor fare, and to withstand the cold and seek for food where most j other breeds of cattle would starve. Owiqg to this trait, it received the name of 'The poor man's cow.' A few years ago, however, the breed, aided by the efforts of a few- enterprising gentle men, jumped into prominence— prizes were offered for the' best specimens of the breed at the principal Irish shows ; English visitors thus became acquainted with the breed, and at once recognised its beauty and utility.- Soon -a sort of -fashion, craze. seCin throughout 'Englahd' in favour of...
The Man He Was Looking For. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
The Man He Was Looking For. A recruit being one of a squad of three on fatigue accidentally broke one of the barrows used; The corporal in oharge of the party inquired who was responsible for the damage done. The first said he didn't know, the second said he wasn't aware there was one broken, and Muldoon said nobody broke it. ? r ' ' The corporal said if he only' knew where nobody ' lived he would give ten shillings: .. Muldoon, being equal to the occasion, volunteered to show him. After their dinner the four left bar racks, arid Muldoon marched them to an empty house close by and commenced knocking at the door, when tlie occupant of the next hotito came out and' kindly informed them that 'nobody' lived there. . 'Thank ye kindly, mum,' said Mul doon ; ' sure, an' that's the very man I'm looking for.' .
Parlour Conjuring. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
Parlour Conjuring. ? Here are two good tricks well worth trying. Get a basin of water, and arrange a number of -matches. .on the -surface in the form of a star. When. [ the match headb a'Ve nicely together in [ the centre of the basin, touch the water with a -piece of soap. Like a little boy, tney will run away -from it- as -fast as they can. The matchesi will make for the side' of-.'tjie basin without the least possible delay. Now take out the soap and touch , the water , with ' a piece of sugar, and you will see a strange sight. All the 'matches . will return to the centre of the basin, and appear to feed, on the sugar with the greatest ravidity.
Obeying Instructions. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
? Obeying Instructions. Recently, an old lady employed a new servant. The lady kept a large bowl of goldfish of which she was very fond. She instructed the new servant to clean them every morning. The next morning the old lady on rising found two of her fish dead. ' This troubled her very tidudh; : so she determined to get up the next morning and_ see how. the girl oleaned them. Imagine her dismay when she saw. the girl take the fish out of the water and rub them with metal polish.
Spoilt the Moral. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 August 1899
. Spoilt the Moral. A temperance lecturer one evening was impressing upon his audience the injurious effeot that alcohol had upon auimal life, and in prder to illustrate his theory he held a powerful microscope between the people and 'a glass filled: with apparently pure water, upon whiiah. a number of living insects became visible floating about the water. ' ? 'Now, 'said the lecturer, ' I will -put a little whisky into the water, -and you will see the effect.'* He. did so,, and a few minutes after wards he again let the audience inspect the contents of the tumbler through the microscope, when it was seen that all the inseots were dead at the bottom of the glass. Whereupon an old woman at the back of the room was heard to. exclaim : 'Well, I never 1 I am glad 'I oame here to-night, for I will never drink another drop of water without first putting some whisky into it.'
THE STORYTELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER IX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
THE STORYTELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER IX.— (Continued.) ?A tramp!' Norah repeated dubiously. 1 He did not look like a tramp.' *? I can't judgp, as I d'd not see him. Miss CnBho!, will you come to Sir Amyrald's room presently, if. this walk through the wood has not tired you too ?mach? It is too bad to trouble you ! but you don't know how much he values your visits, or how he tni8Be8 you when you etay away! May 1 tell him to expect you by-and-by ?' Norah Baid ' Yes' brightly and readily, glancing keenly at the handsome melancholy young man by her aide, wondering why he was so stiff and constrained, and not failing to note too the quick furtive glances he cast about him, as 'though he were not altogether' incurious to eee that tall old man whom she bad. Been plainly, and who he had euggeBted inight be a tramp. She did not liko to Bee Wb face bo Bombre and clouded. She pitied him bo, poor fellow ; hiB life was ?o sad— not like those of other young men ! He had bo much to bear, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
For quality, cut, fashion and flinish the suitings supplied by Prico nnd Co., 114 King St., Sydney, aro uuoxcolled. This Qrra onjoya a high reputation throughout, oity and country for tho perfection of its goods and that reputation it is dotorminod to maintain. Visitors to Syduoy would do well to call promptly at the establishment nnd soe for them selves. Those unable to do so should send for samples and aolf measurement forms and state about the price desired. Suits from £3 3s ; Trousers from 16/6. A magnifloonfc assortment of wiutor suitings just oponod.*
The Political Situation [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
1 lie Political Situation. The political atmoapjiore js^at jthp 'present tiruo in a state of turmoil, nud ancortaiuty. Indicatious of a heavy storm browing appoar well up oil tho liori.zou, and it is thot(gkt in soruo quartors tliatja combustion li^.tmiiiu eufciAA And fuHhcip'it seemra to ?l5o- gfcfae^ally 'admittod that tho soouor tho storm oofnes tho totter. Thcro uro many aud complex . rtjaapjisrfor thisjslitip-iolaf^iigifl^-^ho pnrtios, , fC^Jlbd romenifeci'6d,vlcd'b5' 'ilt-sarg. Reidv aiju JLiartou- wturneu nota duo laau gcnorai clcctionH pretty cveuly balanced, there boing ootnuoro tlmn44tiH3O^f*fottri¥rBwjet?»ryifbr?thc Govornmont. Tho House was elected to fulfil a distinct mandate — the accomplish monfc of fedoratiou, Soon after tho com mencement of the Grst session tho party led by Mr. Barton attacked tho Government on' three occasions, tho latter always emerging,, triumphant from tho trials of strongtli. Mr. Barton was actuated at tho time b/ the be lief that Mr. lloid was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
To Farmers and Producers. WT3 'VTTTPr^ KI'1?T T who lia8 carried on his GENERAL COMMISSION ? A ? -wi-i- ? ?- V/ IX Jii LJ U9 BUSINESS next Mr. Clifford's, begs to announco to ^thc gonoral public that he hns bean requested by many of liia old patrons, as well ne now ones, to estublieh a WEEKLY PRODUCE MAltKET. HiUiorto the request was mudo, but tlio want of propor accommodation prevented Iiib carrying out this object. Uo now begs to state that ho is shortly removing to new and commodious promises next the ROYAL HOTEL, nnd will thoro Soli Wcokly Hio Produce that his patrous offor, which will includo FARM PRODUCE, HIDES FURNITURE, POULTRY, BOGS, &o., also MACHINERY, VEHIOLES, &o., &o.. W. P. M. desires to notify that ho is taking in a Partnor who is in every way capablo to conduct o. bUBines?, and tho firm will honcoforth bo known as MITCHELL AND COMPANY. MITCHELL & COMPANY will act as Agents for tho following:— 1 MESSRS. PITT, SON & BADGERY. Syd...
Local Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
Xocal Jbttiugs. DyspopticB^ — read E, P. Solomon's dental notice. ?'?'?. : I We aro in receipt ibfW. H. Paling oud. Go's, lutest Aunuai (March No. 19.) Tlio. Au'uual is handsomely got up, full music 'size, wall pi in ted, and with effeolivo title' pagp..r ' It contaiti8: ainongst-othcrs several .wollrj-nown MarchcH, vin., 'March of the Israelites ' by Sir Michael Costa,- ' rann J(aus^v,'\by- Wuguerrthp^QVgttJtS^ ' Wed 'aiiif'' 'Mafoh 'i by '-Mdu^blbsOlin, Wagner's '? Bridal March ' from Lohengrin. Also tha:pbpulaf AmeWoan-rhafches by Sousa — ?-'?The Manhattan' Boa-cV ' Liborcy Boll,' and 'tho Belli} of .OhipagQ.' ,rr^on thoro aro the ' l^ederated Australia ' anxl ' Ad .:y^uoe1Au8tVaKa';Fair,'- inarches espocially ^composed for Paling'B Annual, etc., etc. Tho whole, is a most creditable, prjoduction, and'ivd'rthy'of the'. WifiH'-M»piia1npni issuing ?If. yoji want. a,. couch upliolsterod take .it to Shakespeare's.* ? ' : Messrs. Thomas and Rotton advertiso an important sale of furnitu...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
The-Wollinfiton men. (for -ant pt Dubbo ^iot knowing bottor) found thoir wuy to Moaton's hotel, where they woro woll troatcd (at thoir own expense, .too). Cordiality mokes good *port, but troatmont like Wellington toom reeeircd soon killi good fun. Our next iatuo will coutnia the conditions of the ' propofed match with Dubbo in detail, proriding '? ?' §jnr»rigement8 haro been made. ',v
Sale of Land. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 August 1899
? -?- .. Male of JLand. ! : Latfd' is' certainly advancing;iri-.pric©;;in 'Wellih'gtor, and'fromappearaneoa jt:may:go higher still,.'. Mr./W.' P., Mitchell hqKl a,jRle on Saturday afternoon of a piece 'of l«n'aiin Swift-a'lreet, 83, feet frontage by it depth of 2-J- cliainp, opposite ine.oia uanK ot i\ew South 'Wlalee.; ^Tnero WjnBVgobd crowd, and bids ca'mb freely. Tho price started at £2 per fool, and waa. eventually knocked down to Mr. Jmnes Clifford at £3 3s per foot. If the cutting up of Bell Park is ' not become plished, this lan'd'\will be very valuable.; .::. ;