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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

LOCAL NEWS. WE have previously urged the advisability, of fclio introduction of . a by-law to compel drivers to carry lights on their vehicles.aftor dark, an an "'accident occurrod on Monday, night, by reason of this deficiency, Hvhicli, though unattended with any serious dam age, may have proved fatal in more than one case. : The accident referred to was tho collision of two vehicles in Higli-Btreet one was being driven at a smart pace. from Emu Plains, and the other iii an opposite direction. Tho former vehicle carried lights, but tho lattor was without them, so that it is evident that the driver of the trap without lights was responsible for the oc currence, though ho argued that ho was driving on his proper side. Tho collision was very Bitddon, thoreby giving the ooou pants no warning; they, were immediately thrown out, and luokily fell clear of the wheels, thus escaping without injury. Tho horse which was attached to the vehicle collided with, was thrown down, but was un hurt. ...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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The Nepean Times. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

fjtoput S&imes, Published every SaturdJiy Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8. THE Ncpean Mutual Improvement Associa tion, to judge from the report of the last Half-yearly meeting, is a Society which is evidently decreasing in popularity, and los ing ground as an. educational institution in Penrith. It is a, Society to| which that line of Linnreu's Banks' -aptly applies-" Tho cause that lacks assistance,"] and. though it is a cause sadly lacking that indispensable assistance necessary to mated it a success, still it is one worthy of a more substantial and energetic support than if; receives. Tho , objects of this,and of all similar Societies, - which are formed solely for tho education and elevation of the minds | of both young and old, who will take adyantago of pro ffered opportunities ; are worthy of the high ? est commendations, and should meet with that generous and kindly sympathy which they deserve. The Nopean Mjutual Improve ment Society was established a few years ago und...

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Book Titles. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

Book Titles.-, UNFORTUNATELY, writers are not caroful in their choice of names, and titles are occasion-' ally adopted which, instead of explaining tlio nature of the book, Borveonlyto mislead the1 buyer. Mr. Buskin, who'is noted for such . unintelligible titles as Fors Clavigera and Sosame and Lilies, issued a theological dis course under the name of "A Treatise on Sheepfolds," thus leading astray many librarians and indoxers, as well as unsuspec ting farmers and shephords. The " Diver sions of Purley," at the time of its publication ' was ordered by a village book-club under, the impression that it .was a book of amitsing 1 gamos. The " Essay on Irish BUIIB" was another work which was thought by somo folks to deal with . live stock. " Moths," a novel by Onida, lias boen asked for undor the impression that it was an entomological work, and " Charles Kiiigsle^'s Yeast" by those in search of information on tho tnrula ccrevisinor- yeast plant. "Coleridge's Ancient Mariner" was sold la...

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Curious Patents. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

Curious Patents SOME investigating person 1ms furnished the New York'Times with a brief list of patents on small things which in many instances 'lias proved great mines of wealth to tho lucky discovorcr. Tho list might be ex tended to a much larger number, but wo only state tlioso given in the Times. Among these trifles is tho favourito toy-tho "return ball"-a wooden ball with an elastic-string attached, selling for ton cents, each, but yiolding to its patentee an income equal to 50,OOOdol. a year. Tlio rubber tip on tho lead peaces affords the ownor of tho royalty an independent fortune. The in vo'ntor of the gummed newspaper wrapper is also a rich man. ,Tho gimlot-pointcd scrow has ovolved moro wealth than most silver mines, and tho man who first thought ,of putting copper tips to children's shoes is as well off as if his fathor had loft him '2,000,000dols. in United States bonds. Although roller skates are not so much used iii countries whoro ico is abundant, in South America, es...

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An Equal Division. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

An Equal Division " IT'S Chi-istmas to-morrow," said Captain Jack Miller to,bis steward,, " and you may put somo plums in tlio cabin duff, butdon't use many; and put 'em all in one end. :,I caii't afford to givo tlio mate plum-duff." " Plums iu tlio duff to-day, steward ?" said the mato next morning. " Yes, sir," said the stewards, " but you won't get none. They're all goin- in the old man's end." . " That day, when the duff came 011' the table, just as the Captain was going to help the mate to duff, the officer quietly turned the dish, remarking as lie did so, " That's a curious old ware, Captain Miller." " Yes," said tlio Captain, as he restored the disli to its former position. " I've liad that plate for a long time." ; ' '.Slay I ask," said the mate, once more turning the dish, "where you got that plato ?" _ " . ' . . ( . ; " I think, if I recollect right," said the captain, as ho put the blank end of the pudding towards tlio mater " that I got it somewhere up tlio Straits." ' '...

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Paid A Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

Paid A Bill. ' A DETROIT lawytir ! tqolcin'.a now boy tlio other dayi tiud.its ho1.had aufforocl to sbmo' oxtont from depredations of the fomior. ouo. Ho thoroforo pla'cod lfidol; iii' biUp uhdor a weight 011 liis doalc and walked* out without iv word. Upon his roturn,', half an 'hour latoi'V: the bills Woro goiio1' arid'.' sovonty-livo cents in'silver had taken tho place. . .^BoyirwhouT^ a, draft oh Lo'uddii X lofti lfidol undqr 'thus* weight I" '! Yos, sir." ' . . J' And now I lind only sovonty-flvo centa I" ,Yos, Bir-r-thoro it is; allrocoiptod.i Tlio man said it iiad slippod your, mind for tho last four, years, and so-" . . ,Ho didn't'got-any furthdr belbrb ilio was rushed for.the Btairs, andlio.isn't.In tho law uuamoBB uuy inoro. -Detroit Fn'o PIWU, A KnsaiaiV podt' htis pi'osontod ii'lady, of whom ho, )B oniunoiu'od, a soli ol' worlw bound in tho sliiii of' ljis. ,p,wn log, whioli was amputated soma rnonUiB ago. If ovor ho'olta woi'o bound in ctilf, fchcso iiro.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

"T710U.8ALIO-Demi -Tiinlior oil > 2000 >ndraa int; Jj Landlllo noav Puarltli, Apply T. 11. ,Smith, 251' v' i ? '? Wanted , . U TAN'l'JOlJ' a slttmtlbii. nH, Hocontl-mu'flo, byj a '-" mirttllo ngwl poraon. Full particular# oi^. application to, Mis,, CJhorry atMrs.' HonnoswoyV . IHa1»-»tvoet( l'ourlth, . V;080; v A LTi cattle fouwl trespassing on Liitlo Gnrawood JCX. from tliia.dato,will ho impounded. i - ' , . J. T. YOll'K. * Jnuunry.DO, 188jl.;; , ? ? i,> i '?/ /.;«'.! ;.! 7^''1)00. T71011 SALE;-100 uorou at Muluun Foro-it, ltc.sl, ?JU douocfuiid partly oiua'rod., Apply !. * ' ...? A.OOLLH&S, !liU Migli-straat. TlONDEltS nrb required 'for erection of two 'roomodnliop, ofwdod. i W, Sykes. __J ; . u_ NOTION.-Mr, ,T. MASON, tmvolling ngont for 'MesHin. Honlo and Co,, agents for tho Woi'tliolm Suwiug Miioliinq Company, niid I'lanoa, IH ? now in, I'diirltb, l'urtinim' wlslitnjyf. to purolinso, ciui liavu tliu name by eiwli or Tlmo-piiymoiit. Loiters may bo addressed or a...

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COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

COMMERCIAL. Messrs. ltichanlson mid Nixon (successors to Messrs T. 11. nml S. Smith) report lliu following wiles, oils Wednesday, the Hist Inst.; ? i (, Bale Oat Hay, lis to 5s 8s Bundld Oat liny, its to 5s 7d , , , Lucerne Hay, 2s-fid to 4s 4d Uumllo Straw, Bs Ud_to 4s Od Bale Straw, 8s to 4s ~ 1 Wheat Hay, 8s to 5s 8d . Wheat awl Oat-Hay, Bs,to 5s 7d " Ohafl Straw, 8b to 4s ; " , " 1 . , OhufF, mixed, 2s (Ul to 4s (id ? ':V Oliatf, oaten, ,4s to Cs , [>'<>! .. | > ! ' ' Wheat, »s to 5s (id- . ? ' ' ' ' " '' ' ' , Oats, seed, 8s 8d to 8s Od Oats, food, 8s 8d to lis (3d - .. 'i Corn, 4s lid.tu 4s 8d i ' , Potatoes, .410 to .41(i 10s ; ' Brau, lOd to^lld , . . . ? . Flour, .<1.11 to £18 ? ' 1 ' Pollard, lOd to lid ... Pumpkins, 2s (Id to 4s lid Billot Woodj 10s to 15s ' ' '"?! ' V 1 ?: Bundle Wood, 18s to 17s Gdv Foot Wood, ,13s to lu.y ; Posts and Hails, .41.8 to XI 10$ < ! Fowls, 8s to 4s'(id ; Cheese, 4d to (id Butter, 8d to lOd;; > ! "...

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A Hapless Orator. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

A Hapless Orator. THE loaders of" a Socialist gathering assembled recently in a gymnasium of Paris, and wore fain to adopt a difforent expedient, for getting rid of an opponent gifted with a sonorous voice and a roady flow of elocution. The more the loadors tried to put an end to the eloquence of this unwelcome doclaimer, bent on proving that his opponents were fools and rogues, and himsolf the only true and sensible patriot, the more steadily and ouplioniously did tho speaker go on speaking. The meeting became agitated, then up roarious, and a scone of violence was just setting in, when a gymnasium bolt was neatly slipped from behind, undor tho orator's upliftod armB, deftly buckled on him before ho knew what was going on, and a strong rope from tho coiling being slipped through tho ring, tho astonisliod orator was slung up to tho coiling, and found himsolf, beforo ho discovorod what was going on, dangling from a hook in tho coiling, above the chandalier. Tho tompost . of laughter ...

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He Sat Down. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

Bo Sat Down. We wore running through, South Carolina when a great big giant of a fellow with a terrible eye and a voice like, a fog-horn boarded the train at a small station. I think most of tlio passengers, sized him tip as a chap whom it would be dangerous ito argue with, but the giant wasn't satisfied with that. Ho blustered at the, conductor, growled at the breakman, and looked around as if seeking someone to pick a fuss with. Everyone answered, him civilly,, and ho had two or tliroe. seats to himself, but the man who wants a row can generally find some pretext. About the contro of tlio car a pale looking chap about 25 years old occupied a seat and was,reading a newspaper. After a time the giant rubbed along to whei'O the young man sat and growled out: . " Strangor, what may be,tho first cost .of such a hat,as yours ?" ; Tlio young man looked up with a flash in, his big bluo eyes, and tlion turned to; bis paper without replying. "Hoyl did you hear mo roared «tho othor, as lib le...

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The Proud Pig. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

The Proud Pig. THERM was a lot of us, and 0110 moro than' thoro was room for. , " ' This, though you may not have hoard it bcfoi'o, is tlio invariable rulo alnong pig, families. Thoro is always an odd pig that natiu-o has made no provision for. Tho farmer looked us over, and solectod, her, our youngest sister, as,tho prettiest and .most likely pig, of tlio.wholo lot, and tlio (loudest.;squealor far away, . and ? took lior I away from mamma and gave lior to, anothor.. 'lady pig in tlio noxt styo, who had overlain; 'two or three of lior own babies, to bring up.' | Well, tho .other*lady pig brought- up our lyoungost sistor till she was old-'enough to' .look after herself, and then tlio farmor put jlier in a stye alone, and did nothing olso all :day long but'feed lior. Lawks a mo I (I can't help swearing) how wo otlior pigs nsod ito: grunt at lior through tlio bars.! "Wlion .wo were two-months old slio weighed double of any one of us ; and she was that1 haughty, too, turning up lior nos...

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How Criminals are Made. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

How Criminals aro Made IT will be remembered that some time ago H. Harris,, late accountant of the Depart ment of Lands, was convicted and sentonced to a term of imprisonment for forgery. A board consisting of the Auditor-Goneral; (Mr. 'Boles ton), the Collector of Customs (Mr. Powell) and the Chief Consulting Accountant to the Treasury (Mr. Thompson), wore appointed to inquire into tlio nature and extent of Harris's frauds and their re port is now published. Harris's defalcations amounted in the aggregate to .£1485 12s Id, but of this stim his confiscated fidelity bond realised £1000, so the loss to tlio public was £485 12s Id. Tlio board found that no blame attached to any officer in particular ; that' tlio account branch of 'the Lands Department was not conducted on an intelli gible principle ; that Harris was lion a good accountant, and that tlio systom of rofunds now in operation was not satisfactory,. The signatures of the Under Secrotary on the forged cheques are attested to ...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEPEAN TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

TO THE-EDITOR OF THE NEPEAN TIMES. Sin',-By ' thoir decision of ,tlio caso of MjKoo^vii v. Ausburn, lionrd.by tho'Penrith ]36nch, 011 'Tuesday! lakt, thoii' ? Worships, ?Dr. .Duncan and Mr. Sliand, liavo clearly shown ;tbafc:tlioy do not couutonanco any irrogulavity oil tlio part of povsons, oven though thoy avo onidov'siof tlid Growii; bring-' ing'-fcasos before thom whore Buoh irregtfl-; ? arity cannot bo so remqdiod as to causp no inconvenience' to' tlio' fdefondiints. ..... Tlicy liavo,: iii my. opinion, :? very,/ sensibly ana??> forcibly recognised, and appreciated . the power of certain* classes and individuals to ?'inflict'!annoyanco and oxpoiise lipon others, and intimated that that powor must bo carp fully. oxei'oised'o and jnot ipxcoedbd in order tlip,ttlio persons _ exercising it may. be ? pio-. Vtoc^d.-"lri?tlie''matter ofl'oosts'I am; ciuito iii' (accord'; with tlioir ? Worships' flebi&ibn; failing4s:tlio .complftiuant did in.prpof/that ho was authorised to, ...

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CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEPEAN TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

CORRESPONDENCE, TO THE EDITOR 01' THE NEPEAN TIMES, > THE case tried at tlio Police Court 011 Tues day last, before Messrs. Duncan and Sliand J'sP., is deserving of comment, in at least ono particular, that is, with roforenco to tlio amount of costs assessed to dcifoudant. Tlio caso. was, 011 the previous Tuesday, post poned for a week, because of an insufficiontcy of:attending magistrates to proceed with the case, and oh Tuosday last, the Forest Banger was saddled with the effects of tho magistrates neglect. He \vas 'present on the .former day quite propared to prococd with his case, and was put to similar incon vonienco to that of the defendant, still tho Boncli on Tuesday quite ignored that fact, and granted' costs lor two days,' whereas, only tlio_ latter day's oxpeuses should have -in justice to all parties-been allowed. Tlio point raisod by the dofending solici tor, upon' which the caso was dismissed, was purely a technical ono',- having no referenco to tho.merits of the ca...

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An Amateur Agriculturalist. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

An Amateur Agriculturalist. . Tins,' said Mr. Spoopendyko; as lie gazed around on liis new acquisition of six-acres, 'this, my dear, is -vvlmt I have always, wanted. A farm arid a farmer's life are the1 highways to happiness; Mrs.' Spoopendylce don't you think so ?' 'It's perfectly lovely,' rejoined Mrs. Spoopendyke. 'I was born on a farm, and, I was always healthy, though I had to go a good'way for water.' ' . ' I'll fix: that, my dear,' ; returned .Mr. Spoopendylce ; ' I'll . bring in the water.! Now, where are my Agricultural Reports? I must plant right off, if we're going to have any crops; and when they're ripo we'll take 'om to tho market.' - ? . . Do the, crops all get ripe' at the same' time ?' asked. Mrs. Spoopendyke.' ' ' Of course they do,' replied'her husband. . They're all planted at the sauie time ain't they? You don't suppose tlioy: run races, do they ? You haven't got,: a', notion that the first crop in wins the spot, liave ? you ? Now we want to put in some cabbages...

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MISCELLANEOUS. Changes of a Century. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

MISCELLANEOUS. .Chouses of a Contury Thk Nineteenth century lias witnessed many and very great discoveries and changes Tlio first steamships which made regular trips across tho Atlantic Ocean were tlio Sinus and Great Eastern, in 1880. Tho first public application to practical uso of gas for illumination was made in 1802. In 1818 tho streets of London were for the fh'st time liglitod with gas. . In 1818 there was built in Waltliam, Massachusetts, a mill boliovod to have been tlio first in tho world, which combined ,all the requirements of making.cloth from,the raw cotton. . In 1790 there wero only 25 post offices in America, and up to 1887 the rate of post age was 25 cents for a letter sent over 400 miles. \ In 1807 wooden clocks began to bo made by machinery. This usliored in tho era of cheap clocks. . ; About the year 1888 tho first railroad pf of any considerable length in the, United; States was constructed.' , In 1840 tlio first experiments in .photo graphy were mado.by Daguori...

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An Eccentric Heir. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

An Eooentrie Heir. The Dowager Duchess of Galleria, not long Since, bestowed two splendid estatos upon fclie pope. The way the old lady became i'icli is curious. The Duke possessed a fortune of 800,000,000,000 francs, whicli in the ordinary course of thing would hiyve gone to his son. The heir,: howeveiS had an idea that every. man should work for his living, and tlierofore would not receive liis fortune. In his 20tli year lie went into the territory1 of Nice aud applied for asitutation as school master; His father regarded the thing,as a freak, sent his son every year 800,000 francs. Tlio young man, however, sent this sum every year to Paris, requesting that it should be expondod upon the poor. After three years the Minister for Instruction, finding put who the schoolmaster at Nice was, ap-, pointed him to a high official post; and liis father dying about the samo time he became tho Duke of Galleria, and owner of immense wealth.' He declined the post, and allowed his motlior to use...

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The Adjutant's Story. CHAPTER VI. (CONTINUED). [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

The Adjutant's Story. CHAPTER VI. (CONTINUED). FROM what'tho policeman told mo, I con cluded that his two original prisoners-about the genuineness of whose pig-tails thoro was no doubt-could not have been regular pro-, fessional thieves, but rather a couple of wretched creatures who had yielded to sud den impulses of dishonesty. I found out afterwards, however, that the premises on which I came to this conclusion, wore not altogether right. Many a Chinaman, no. matter how morally degraded he may be, will endure anything sooner than cut off liiB beloved pig-tail. The affection a Ohinaman bears to his pig-tail,,is portrayed with a beautiful tenderness in a certain ditty in which a Chinese gentleman, by the name,of Ching Hoti, is asked by a lady, whom ho adores, to prove his devotion to her by cut ting off his pig-tail. The agonies of mind this requests entails on the hapless swain, are thus toucliingly described " What I cut ofE this pig-tail, his pride ami delight, That through all h...

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Hazelbrook. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

Hazelbrook. ON Friday evoning last, a return ball was given to Mr. and Mrs. Fitz Stubbs and family, in return to one given by tliem on the previous Friday. There were lady and gentlemen visitors from Lawson and Pen rith on, the occasion-the party numbering altogether between 40 and 50. ? The house was adorned with evergreens and Chinese lanterns, giving a brilliant effect. Dancing commenced at 8 p.m., and was kept up with spirit till between 1 and 2 a.m. on Saturday. Supper was served in one of the large rooms of the building, and was done justico to by all. Nothing whatever occurred to disturb the harmony of this social rc-union, and juding from the animated features and bright eyes that the ladies and gentlemen cast round in tho merry dance, all seemed to enjoy themselves immensely, and tho breaking up was looked upon with regret. Every one Boemed pleased, and all went " merry as a'marriage bell."

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Tit Bits. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 3 February 1883

Tit Bits. BY THE NOVIOK. T creditably informed that at the recent International Cricket Match-when the hoavGUS wept so plentifully, as to quite turn heavens w 1 tespcct to the Australians the scale,, w th W^Iyo Bligh) tho Eng lish° Captain, imbued with the kindly notions a kindness, during the play he had ob Use in\vet weather, and little in any weather, wero rccoiving the full effects of tho down vour in other words wore getting wot, and L that fellow-fooling, aforesaid, prompted 'him to be wondrous kind, ho .divested lnm Sof his lower dress-that is, his boots i ttvn/i flinm iii such a position as to foini Ttotl'» AW"*-* were n, hnot-iM pavilion on a small scale, lho ladies were mutually benefitted thereby, and Ivo individually, was at no" disadvantage. It wiU theroforo be seen that oven our mis fortunes, are at times productive of good, and are the direct avenues to fame. Ivo coos on his way, exultant over more than one victory. Ho holds the championship m tho field at cricket, an...

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