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Her Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

? — -Her-~Letter.'',,vi L . ,.;A young lady, of very , extraordinary, ;capapity lately addressed., the, fqllojyipg . 'letter tb-her opusiri : . i '? '' We is' all well ; and mother's got his Terrix ; brother Tom is 'got the1 Hupin;Koff; and sister Ann has got' a babee; and. I hope these- few' lines will find youi, the same.. Bite Bpon. ii Your aphectipn^ kuzzen,.' j,*,.,),,,.,, | j, ''Hallo, Cowperl - Where did you get !that blaok eye i .- : i ,j ' Oh, it was only, a lovers' quar^l,.'! ' Lovers' quarrel 1 ' Why, your girl did not give you that, did she ?' ' No, it was her other lover.' J

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Bismarck and His King. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

v)!BisMarck ^d His Ejnff:'i: 1 '? i . ' I - it ! ? i !h ; ' i ? .'i - i i i ' When Bismarck onpe complained; to the old Emperor about the' woeful jf ailing. b£E iri his phy sicial power's, hit),', 'Majesty' 'biroke iri : 1 ? '-'-ntvi. I'f. vft ; ?!?- 'Tut ! Look' at me. - I am 'a imuch; older man than you - are, -Bi smarok;- |and ? yet I aip still.able to ride;.'fl .':v ) I ,! ., -Ah, yes.'/rejoined.. th^.i-Chapcellbr ; but, then, -your Majesty mu^ Vemombor. that ^rider alyrkys lastS^bnger thai^ his '-ni . . i ! ??? ^ -s

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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An Epitaph. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

I i Jiil'.'; srs'.'t. An, Epitaph., ,,m ? ? A coifrespondent has,. sent us thei fol lowing, which, he_ says, was copipd a few, days ago from a tombstorieiin a country churchyard i-r ', | As. you, are now,;so once,was:mej j s{. As Lam rio, yr, so.yo,u,must})e ;, ..L j Therefore .prepare'tp follow ime.* t j ' a'Yragi^d,writ^ejB,-j-r v M To follow you I'm' not. content; .q j I ? Unless I know, which way you went.!',

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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His Seat. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

) - '? His Seat. An Irishman was once asked by a friend to go to a concert with him.' Pat consented; '' Tlfey had not proceeded far on1 the -'way ' before Pat asked how much the seats were. His friend 'said the front seats , weie, One Shilling eaoB, and the back seats were Sixpence each, =and priigrammea1 dii'e Penny eaoh. ' All right,' said Pat, 'ill sit on the programmes.'

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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One at a Time. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

One at a Time, i ''' On;a repent rainy night in'Ja Sydney, suburb an elderly gentleman rushed up /to'a policeman, and exclaimed excitedly 'Policeman, there are half .a'dozon .roughs jumping on a gentleman round' the corner: Hadn't you better go V ; . 'Hevilabiti une man s euougn tor the bla'guards to jump on at a time,' and the man in blue continued his leisurely - inspection- of the doors and shutters in itn opposite direction to the soene of strife, humming | asj he ' went along,' ' Are You There,' Moriarty ?'

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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The Old Lady's Reply. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

The Old Lady's Keply. e On some of; our trains carriages 'for , 'ladiSs only ' have been placed. ? On one; oocasion . these carriages we're' ' all ocoupied by the fair sex ; : conse quently, a number of ladies were obliged to prooure Beats in a compartment-, in which a haughty young fellow,, was,, the. sble occupant. ; ; .; : He quiokly saw that the carriage would soon be filled, and :he/'bfe' in danger of losing his seat. j vil-jo/ipv At length, when an elderly woman hove in sight, he thought iti time'; to.* 'interfere.;;'... ; i 'My good woman;' he remarked, somewhat testily, ' this is a carnage tor, gentlemen.' j But he was quite taken aback when the old lady made this unexpected re[ily:' ' Well, and what are you doing here ?'

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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Weel Dune, Willie. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

?' Weel Dune. Willie. ! ? : Two boys were engaged ; iri ai |iandtb hand fight outside the playground j of their school. . While, the combat jvas j in; 1 progress some, bigger boys wiere, urging them bn 'with ^ encpuraging exclamations, ' such' is S,tick,;in, noo 1' |'Noo, wee arie V ' 'eel dune, 1 Willie.! '.VThat's,. the' style !' when Willie, who seiBmbd to, be 'coriringioff jsecond best in the1 coritest, turned ro.und and.exQlaimed,:,i;;;i. .! j ' ;i, 'Oh,, ay.; , ye'll a' cry ' Weel dune, ?Wjillie,': but- nane , o' j ye'll bome tind' separate us.' V':1.]. .,:' ! '

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Too Near Home. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

! .--I-1 Too Near Home. . I «-?- i: A Tork shire Socialist, explaining to 'a1' friend the principles of Socialism, ire- : marked that . all. possessions should j be- shared ^equaliy.^ ] 'If' you horses,' said the' friend, ' would you give me 'one ! ' '. Of -course,; .replied-the Socialist. . ? And' iff jyou had tjfo, cow.s- would yoii! do fihe 'same ?' ' ' ' *' '? ' Of course I should.' ' Well, supposing nowi' said th'e friend slbwly, i'' you had two pigs,- would you . give me one:of them ?' , Eh, .tha's gettin' too near, home,' said the . Soeialist . slyly ; ' thou knows I've gottw.a pigs.' . !

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Bravest Man. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

v ! : ' ' The' Bravest Mail.1 - ; 1 ' ' i/'saiii' the military ' individual^ ' was the ' 'first , to ' mount, the earthworks at Gettysburg^ '? ::!,'C , , ;; said! the veteran- fireman, ' arii he who rescued the, inine women from the burning building last webk.' ' '' 'I,. said fhe old coast-guardian; i' rap1 flve. milea'ond asolsted. iu baying the crew of ' the' schoorier '' Nancy ' last; December.'1 : 1 :, i ....,? 1 Gentlerrien,' ramarked the unobtrusive bald-headed little fellow in the corner,' 'I honour: yori, but I -clairii precedence.' Last Sunday , my six weeks' old twins were baptised: at, the;, morning service; and I held them'.' , ' . . . -? The three others j'ijpwed- down and worshipped hirii; ' 1 !?' j

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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KITCHEN RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

KITCHEN RECIPES. : J AMBEiCAN:;,.Boi)I)iNG.rHriiis iJl6j b'oih delicious. andieoOnomica); and r.equirds rio Vgigs.;, , ;T' w'O' large , cupf uls ,-,p,f ; flour, -oUe ? of chopped suet, .. one) of,, golden, ^yrup,' one teaspooriful' each of cream 'of' 6'arbonate of 'soda/: arid.1 :grburid jginge|r, . ?atd'aipirich ofis'alt.'-iiA fowvciirrarits or, jultanas added; to the abov'o will'bb teuri'd an;ipiproveinent'. -If-thoimixture -is'.iiot sufficiently, moist,; add a little!milk[ beat all jbgetjher; and tie : in a cloth, nleavirig' Toom for swelling. 'iPut . qiiic^ly^ intoi a.. a'aliclBpaii of boiling wtiler, not lifting tho. lidforlialf anhbur/and 'bdil .'for Itlire^ hourti^- ';li ':!7' ' ?'?Toubte ;'Atrx! ?' Cfi^sEs; — This ? is '.Va, 'French '^cherry pieif,,JlJiri'e a'jellyj-cake .tin with -pii£F -paste about 'an inelr ^hicli, , then cut around,' !not; quite; fthrodfeh ; [brush, al}_ over with -white jof^egg, j dust' withV. white,,' sugar, and bake .ini a -hot: overi until very .ligh...

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THE IMPROVEMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES STOCK. PART IX. THE DEXTER KERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

the- Improvement of jew SOUTH WALES STOCK. 'Frdm'th'e 'Ajricdlihiral OazeiU of N.S^W.''. Uh;;i t : mImPART IX. j i:; THE DEXTER KERRY.' ' -4^ : !' This ia a ap'ooias of the breed po'BSbiis^ ing all, the go^di milking |proj)etties of-- the Kerry proper^ but ia a jnuchiBmallek;: 'animal, arid of b'oatBfer'h'uiid.a.ud ,b,opo. Itidoes -not; pps^sB. the graceful outline, ot, ' the, true .Korrj, being a |tni6k-aeV ftriimai-tindirig'6n'»hort legs', arid moi'e' of a beefy type. In colour this' animal may be either black or red ; the head ia heavier and , bolder, than that:iof iithfr: Kerry ; the horijs grow itraightvout or ciirveV slightly inwards.', ^peculiarly;, distinctivo feature of this animal, ia; tha^ its hind lege juBt above tHe . feet , are crooked. The thicker the body.'arid1 the ahojrter .the. lega bn thii. anilrifiiy' the more it,ia adiriiced.' Many p6'ople prefer' it to the true Kerry.''1 'It is, difficult-. to^ aay with any certainty how! thia-j animal, was produced. Some are-...

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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Josh Billings's Sayings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

* Billings's Sayings. Fashion makes phools ov snm, sinners ,oy others, ar^d. slaves, o(vf all,. -(t - r. ,. 1 '« Maids marry to change their c'oridisnuri' —widows marry to improve it.'' ' -. -Cunning, always -ends in knavery 'and defeat! and very orohen in prizzen, . To change one's name, politiks or religion is questionable spekulashun. . ' After all iz sed and dun, the arty fishall pleases more people than the natral duz. . I do luv a buzzy man,' A5buzzy man iz. alwuss suckcessful, ?' and generally honest. v ; t ? Wevgiv gifts that me. may receive tnem in return, arid' we giv praize in the same way. - / . It' requires more brane power to Keep a sekret than it duz ; to be a justice . pv the peace. ; '' ' ' Excessive fastidiousness iz more often the result ov too little refinement than ov to mutch. ' ' , Thare wouldn't he more than halt the ;? phools ' in this1 world that we seei if 'mankind would only aktnatral., ! ,.| Yung phools are com'paratiS harmless; it iz the old phools that...

Publication Title: Wellington Times
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He Came for Her. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

He Came for Hei' ',l ' ' 5 ; .'A good Btory is being' told 'at the - ex; pehse-of a-youtig' curate' who has recently been i ': appointed , .to ' a H BUok- ; Oo.iin try parish'.''' ?' , ? ?' y'lr ,j_:: It' was his first wedding, land: he . was ^terribly nervous. The bridegroom, a burly fellow, smiled encouragingly, jtnd audibly remarked that ' everybody ,hed to lam ,' when the cleric made his first few blunders. . ' : Matters got serious when the curate; turning ^o.tthe smiling bridegroom, asked : . ' j thou have this woman to be] thy'we'dded husband ?'' - . The bride tittered, but the clergyman* with a.tlpry red face, tried again : . ,,,.( ... , ^.Wilt 'thou have thiB man to be thy wedded woman ?' There was a general titter, arid even the bridegroom looked a trifle ruffled. There waB a look of fierce determination in the curate's eye ae he loosened his : collar and prooeeded : i . ' Wilt, thou have this husband— ahem ! Wilt thou have this wedding-Tr Wilt thou — — ' , ,. At this the ...

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An Idea for Fruit Cultivators. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

- ' An Idea for) Frait Cultivators'. ^ Any person who wants a supply of apples bearing his family orest haB only , to send an illustration of it. to csext^jn-i groweri at Mori't^eyil, Frarioe, and'he.' .'.will' duly YedeiVe'the fruit the following 's'easori.' The desired end is 'attained : by ; growing the apples in paper bags,' which are slipped on when the fruit- i» . about' the Bize of a walnut. Being-,, - thus sheltered from the sun, the apples do not colour as they swell,. and when fully , grown still remain green or yellow. As. soon aB they reach the.ir maximum size I the bags whioh' cover them are 'replaced' by others/' on; the side of : which'thie -desired crest or coat of arms-hasiibeen cut out lik-j ^ stencil., T^e.sun'caniriow ' penetrate to that part '61 -the .apple: ex ;? poaed, andiredd^n^tt thoroughly, ;sp that, 'when- the bag-^'s , again, .withdrawn ' the', ' device is-Beeri Btari^irig'bUt'iri'red';u{)oti' the green surface; To obtciiri' 'the. oppositevrosult— thatri...

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The Last of the Pirates; OR DOOM DRIVEN A Romance of the End of Ocean Outlawry. CHAPTER XVII. THE SLAVER'S RUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

The Last of the Pirates; - ' . j ?: T : i - ; ?. . : - : , . ; j ' - ' v , . ''iV.'.i'I '. ' OIL, 1 ' ? ' -'bA u , , .j'..,'.;p''o oa* ' x- bivb n i A Romance of the Find of Ocean :Outlawryi*v *?' 1-M i i -( 4 ; : j ? J n- ?' ?? ? ' ? ,i! // -y- - J - f . ?-!' i ? ? '? ' ''' ?; ???:? --?! ?-!'. 3mI* H-.nimt * j1 1 By i Col. Prentiss Ingraham, Author of ' Merle the Mutineer,' &c.,&c; t Ji.J l /. ? , ' . i ' .'t-i i ? .. . : ' ' ! -- --io.- ' chapter xvi i; j uf |T H E S LAYER'S J RUSE. 1 --'With the startling' words'; of the - 'pretended i captive of the ' Man i Hunters, that he feared he had de layed his retreat too long, Rodney Randolph grasped the hand of Basil -Barton and hastily moved off after this men. 1 ? ? ' v ,i. The i young slaver stood in the -shadow of the thicket, watching the - retreating1 forms of the sailors, until ;ithey had faded. from view, and then ihe said aloud ; : - '.It. is better so. -.; ,M am an American, and, wicked1 ; ?, ;as my life is gro...

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Things In General. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

Thisiirs in GeiieraS. Br O.C. anjd Namoi. Earl Bo.inchamp isn't satisfied with mak ing tho acquaintanco of colonial lifo in tho oity, bo is taking long journoys into tho interior, to see porsonally what tho country is liko. Woll ho won't find vory mnrkud difference in such civilized placos as lTorbuu and Parkes; but if lio undertakes that littlo trip, to Wilcannia aud Brokon Hill, it ih possible his. enthusiasm for exploring tho back country will havo coolod somewhat. A journey by coach is not tho most pleasant experience, especially when tho sconery con sists of large areas of drought-stricken country broken by patches of douse scrub, and wire fences. By tho time tho Governor has negotiated tho ' Beavies '- he will prob ably wish he was back ' by Sydney's sheltered beach,' butby takingthosojourneys g. he proves that ho means to gain a rather more com prehensive colonial experience than is to be gained by presiding at banquets, opening bazaars, shows,; etc. # * * # # If thero is one...

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Don't Insult the Hamadryad. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

- * -Don't- Insiijt [the Hamadryad. There is only-ione beast that will track ryo\i'-. down to -avenge 4ho death of its mate, no matter how far you go, and that is a snake.. . Moreover, it is the most terrible of all snake^and the^largest of the poisonous variety, b, Its namQ.-is the hamadryad. A bite from this reptile will kill the strongest man in two minutes, and, of. course, there is no remedy; - No one bitten by a hamadryad has ever survived. It chiefly belongs' to the Far East. ' There are' generally two hamadryads ' ii there is' one; and: if you kill one: of , them the other will' be on .your.; track ' before long in ' all probability.' Short of- taking ship across the sea, there is no way of, escaping unless you watch for. the, snake and shoot ifc. It will follow you 'for miles for the. chance of a stealthy Stroke,; andi you may ? climb, ; trees ? j or mountains, or ford rivers, but there ? is no; way of .evading the hamadryad. - ,. It is.a sort;of .nightmare hunt to be chase...

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The Deaf Beauty. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

The Deaf Beauty.: When first I dared declare my love — ?' That naught' its fordo bould stemi' ; .„ .'My Susan!8'9nly1answer,j^asi . : u ; . A rather loiid- toned; Hem 1 f '? I v6vf''d' and. tola .hero'.erfand o'er ? j ' ' 1 That riiught could break off ? - , My, ardent ilove]; but. her rpply ? : *»!:*- ?, .An irritating cough , I, told her that her chilliness. Tho warmest love would freeze,;, , l ''Sh^ilurnedi-her head ftt'this sa'd'nifws*^'' - c -%'T was only, though- tO;sneeze I ?. ; , , i I rave,d, and Vow'di anft said; ' My loyo ! My every action shoe's 1' , f ?'.'She 1 tiirned '-halt - round—' Success' !' ( .cried I, ,, , ;v .; :y(\{ j ~Cl ^She 'only 'blew her nose! Almost run mad. I vow'd and pray'd Of' vows and prayers a host I .-. In vain were all- — 1 found she was' y '' Afrdeaf as any .post 1 V- .-j - ' -Then I'd advise you,. all who woe, . ' Woo prudently, -with carp,, - - , ^est, having wasted words, you find ;' ' ' Quite deaf youi?' ' ladye'faire.'

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Where "The Ploughman Homeward Plods," Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

Where 'The' Ploughman Homeward Plods,'. Etc. ? Thei largest; single wheat-field in the world is now. being planted .with grain. It covers over 25,000 acres, or forty square miles. ' This enormous field of ?grain is on the banks of the San Joaquin Biveri near the town. of Clovis, in California. - . , ' To get an idea ot the enormous siee of this 'great wheat-field, let us . imagine that, one man had tp manage the crops. If such were possible, how long would it take hiin ? Suppose the. field was one mile wide and forty miles long, and the one . man had a plough cutting a furrow twen'ty-four inches wide. ' He would start at a corner, of the' field and plough a distance, of forty miles. Then he would come back andicu^another furrow, making eighty miles for the round trip. This amount of- work would Only be a tiny .scratch : four Jfeet wide along one 1 side'of the forty mile field,, arid the pro . iceFS) would have t6 be repeated at -least . l,30pvtimes,.-ipakirig a total distance, of ' ...

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When Leap Year Is No More. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 August 1899

. . When. Leap Yekr is No More. Within eight more centuries, leap year; 1 will' have become a relic of the present' (j time. By: that time th^ i extra ! eleV^n days lost to make. up the changes from the oldJJulian-Calendar . to-that-.of. the present 'day will have been'Tduly ae^ counted ;f or,, ..and. :the.^world- will '-'rah round m just 365 : day and. no more. The ladips of thfe coming century will be forced to devise some :other ' scheme for: : forcing the unwilling swain_ to take- a ? wife.' Nineteen ; hundred; -while ?- one-'of ' the even yea^s ending; a, iquarteft-; will ' 'not lie a. leiap.'iearf, simply, 'because in' ' -arranging the dates it 'was' purposely loft . :out.,i-l i . r : : m The ladies. lose- their privilege again . in' 19(X) ; ? but though there will not~ .be -many of those who see 1900 who will see ; 20p0, the latter year, ending a fourth . century, will .be leaptijear. 'vln this; : way three days are retrenched in four ! centurieq,: and the remaining 'seven da...

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