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HOW BETSEY AND I MADE UP. WILL CARLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 October 1890
HOW IIKTNKV A^fll I AViMi Cakleton. [Tlie nuthor of ' Farm Bullmls ' is not much known in the colonies. He is n good type of purely Western humour ntui pathos, nnd lms done his work ns Hums did, ' with tcnni afield, as well ns in the study unit nt the desk.'] Give us your liiuul, Mr. Lawyer : how do you do to-dny 1 You drew up that i-aper — I s'posc you wnnt yonr pay.' . Don't cut down your fignrcs ; make it mi X orn V; ! For Hint 'ere written agrcoment wns just the mnkin' of me, , Goin1 home that evenin'. I tell you 1 wns blue, , Thinkin' of nil my troubles, nnd what I wns goin' to do j ? And if my bosses hniln't been the stoiuHest team alive, The'd 've tipped mo over, certain, for f couldn't fee where to drive. No— lor I wns lalmurin' under a heavy lond s No — for 1 wns trnvclUn1 nil entirely different rond ; For I wns a-tracin over the path of our lives ng'in, Anil secin' where wo missed the wny, nnd where wo might have been. And ninny a comer we'd turned tlmt just to - ~ a quarr...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 October 1890
THXS WKAXMKH, I On Thursday morning lnst tho bad weather which hns prevniled along the const during the pnst two weeks, culminated In otic of the severest storms we have witnessed. From very early in the morning a strong wind from tho north-west drove the;, rain in blinding, sheets, which speedily caused tho ''Water to accumulate iu many places.' At nbout seven o'clock tho gale attained its greatest, fury, and the wind blew with almost the force of a tempest. The iiquall wns nccoinpnulcd by lightning nnd thunder, nnd the downpour of rain wns some thing to be remembered. Tho windows of several houses wcro 'blown in, the chief Bufferere- being Mr. T. Wiseman nnd Mrs. Wover, whilo in the lodgc-rooni nt Iho Town Hall, one of the windows facing tho north was smashed by tho force of the wind. A largo iron tank wns blown out of Mr Tracy's ynrd, nnd stnrtcd a down hill trip to the township, but luckily la fence intervening the run-a-wny tank was brought to a stand still about a quarter of t...
The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 11 October 1890
The Wellington Timcs Published every Wednesday and Saturday , SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1890. Colonel Lcgge, the late Commandant of &nbsp; the Tasmanian Defence Force, in his report to the Governmont n few months ago, mndo several recommendations relating to- the defence of the North-WcsE Const. ' After pointing out that there are three guns at Hobart more than are required the Colouel writes :— "The two 70-poundor muzzle-loading rifle &nbsp; guns should bo removed, and mounted at Emu Bay; and one 64-pounder might be mounted at the Bluff, Mersey Heads, to bo supplemented by two more, acquired by tho conversion of two 8-inch smooth-bore guns now in the island. This could be done in the samc manner that I adopted in 1885, when I had those now in the battery ' con verted.' The other two 64-poundcr muzzle loading guns now in the battery should go to Brown's Bluff, Tamar. As regards the armament of the North Const ports, this Bhould unqucstionably be undertaken with out delay...
LONDON, OCTOBER 11. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
LONDON. boTOBEB 11. (AtltlitiuiHil-tti Provlout ToUj/ramt), Mcbbw. J. Dillon .and AV. O'Brien, M.'sP.,' who were being proscouted nt Tippcrary for conspiracy nnd intlmidntlou^thc case having been before tho Court for several days, failed to appear this mornliig when tho case was callcdon; and tholfbairwas estrcntcd.'lt is believed that defendants sailed secretly Ins night for America.' Tlio'bhll money will probably bo paid by the League. ? At the Dow-street Police Court this morn ing, the ndjourncd case against tho pugilists Slavin nnd M'Auliffe was continued. After a somewhat lengthy' hearing Slnvin 'nnrl M'Auliffo were fully committal for trial. JL'he pugulists wore allowed. bail in sureties amounting to£8000. Thecase willprobnbly be postponed till the November Sessions. The silver market has sustained a severe decline, tho price for bar silver having fallen from 1/2J. por or., on Friday to 1/1. on Satur day's quotation. The abnormally' high 'protective 'duties mposedby the M'Kinl...
COOKERY. TO COOK HARE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
COOKEltY. ? ♦— ? . TO COOK MARE. Done a hare, nnd p'nrc it in .t braising pan with a piece of knuckle of veal and some slices of b.icon over and under it, Bait, pepper, carrots, onions, bay leaf, sweet herbs, parsley, nnd a lump of sugar j place over the fire for ton minutes, ? then add some- broth and a little white wine ; cook very slowly for two and n-half hours, or longer if tho hare is old or has not been hung lonp; enough to be tender. When it is clone take the pieces of haro out of the stewpnn, and arrange them on n dish, skim and strain the gravy, serve very hot, poured over the hare. This is also served cold, but then the gravy is poured into a pan, ami served as jelly with the cold hare.
CHAPTER VI. LOVE AND HATRED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
CHAPTER VI. LOVE AND HATHED. After remaining in New York n fewdnj's, during which the cadets neither saw nor heard from John Spencer, junr., they left for Coalboro', where they were received by Mr. Spencer with a henrty welcome, The old gentleman had heard of his godson's high position at the nendemy, to which he wns by no moans insensible, and Alnrthn Qroy, now confined to.hor room by old ago, received 'her boy' with tears of joy. Entertain ments were given on every hand, nnd the wearers of tho nent gray uniforms' made n deep impression upon ninny a fnir heart. Olnyton wns a professed flirt, but in vnln did bright loyes shed their softest rays nt tho approach of Mr. Spencer's heir while tho mammas saw that nil the artillery of their daughters' coquetry was cnlled forth and properly aimed. Devoted to his studies, Clement's mind - kingdom of .pleasant thoughts had yet preserved itself from tho invasion of their conquering ' granny-dears ' who urged forward their 'light-troops' agains...
TOMATO CONSERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
TOMATO CONSERVE. Take sound tomatoes, remove thegrcen part, and cut them up into small pieces j stew them with an onion or tivoaccording to quantity, a bay-leaf, a few cloves, whole pepper, and salt. Let them boil until quite done, stirring all the time. Drain off the watery part, and rub the pulp through a fine sieve. Boil up the water strained from the puree, nndrcduce it to half, add it to the pulp, and put it into wide-necked bottles ; cork them tightly with very good corks, and tie down the corks. Put them into a sauce pan with cold water to reach the neck of the bottles, and with hay between them to keep them from knocking ; cover the saucepan, affd, from the time the water boils, boil for half an hour, adding more water as it evaporates. Take out the bottles, and, when cold, cover the corks with bottle-wax, and keep in a cool dry place.
THE YOUNG CADET; OR, THE Turns of Fortune's Wheel. CHAPTER V. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
- VHX YOUNG Ci^DET; ? ,* on, tub ' Turns of I?»i tune's M'liocl. BY . BKN. PERLUY POORE, OHAPrER V. (Continued). 'Olnyton,' oxolnimcd ono of tho roliovcd guard, ' how did you got through inspection yotenlay 1' 'Capitally, though I don't exactly sco how. Cnptaln HtiversiKi actually compli mented me on tho condition my musket wns in.' .; i 'Good I I told the boyB thnt you would astonish him.' j ' What I' exclaimed Olayton j 'dlilyou put my pleco in ordor ?' , 11 Not I i but I did bettor.' I »H6w?'i I 'Why, I took (-mother mUBket from tho rack, nnd ns only the stocks are numbered, changed barrels, bnnds, locks nnd bayonets. Some poor follow must liavo had n' job, for .your barrel was actually honoy-cotnbed with rust.' .Clayton rose, ns if Btrnck, nnd wci directly to tho principal, stating this ex change, nnd requesting thnt he — the innocci cause of Spencer's imprisonment — might bo substituted in his place. Tho gallant colonel, delighted with this generosity of henrt, sent at once for...
TO CURRY FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
TO CURRY FISH. Prepare some pieces of fish by brown Ing lightly in hot fat. Take some beef stock, and put it into a few slices of Dnion chopped very small j boil till it be comes quite a pulp. Then mix in very smoothly a dessert-spoonful of curry powder. When all is well mixed, lay the fish into it in the saucepan, and let it re ma\n on the. fire tiU thoroughly hot. N ow. lift burUfc-fisnTbcmg carefuVnot totirca^ it, and pour the sauce over it in the dish. Serve with a wall of rice. A small quan tity of mashed potatoes may be infused into this and other curries. To give a _ peculiar zest, mashed apples are some times employed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
? ' Geoiuje— Pa, 'what does diOerenUatiori moan?- ... ,..,.. ... Foaa— (liooking unusually learned as he replies)— It refers, my son, to tho process of separating tho flies from the black our M»» your pudding plate at the restau rant table. ??'???? , . A- compositor, with a great prophetic soul, while. putting into. type a wedding notice, instoad of the ' contracting parties? mado it road the ' contradicting parties *
SAUCE PIQUANTE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
SAUCE PIQUANTE. Put a tablespoonful of chopped onion into a stewpan, with two spoonfuls of vinegar. Then add half a pint of any gravy or stock, along with a spoonful of cetchup. Season highly with cayenne pepper and salt. Let all this boil till the onions are quite dissolved. Now add a spoonful of pickled gherkins cut small. Again boil all, but for a short time, only sufficient to dress the gherkins. This high-flavoured sauce will answer for various dishes, poured over the meat.
An Oil Rocket. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
Aa. 'Oil liookot. ' ??' Hesults of tho scientiflb tost of an oil rocket designed to calm the raging of, a. troubled sea, appear to havo boon satisfac tory enough to warranttho hope that ship wrecks will'be raro occurrences. ero 'many years.. Tour rockets, the same. in appear ance as those commonly used in ordinary pyrotochnical displays, but witli the ex ploding cap removed and a light tincvlia aor holding one pound 'of tram oil substi tuted, wore sent up at varying anglos of proteotion, tho result boing that the soa was calmed for thousands of feet around she spot atove which they exploded and fell. Tho oil spread into a thin, silkiike sheet, whjoh, rextonding .'rapidly, appeared to have the power of keeping the waves within peaceable limits. Through the centre of the oil runs a small tube of gun powder, which ignites as soon as the' mo tive powor of, tho rocket is spent, and ox Jlodmg, scattors.tho oil in a Bne spray over tho water. The action of the oil upon the water is almost i...
SLATED TONGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
SALTED TONGUE. Select a tongue that is plump and fresh. Wash it and scrape it, and dry it thoroughly. It should first be rubbed with a mixture of common salt and salt petre. Let it lie for twenty-four hours, and then rub it with salt and sugar. There should be sufficient of these in gredients to form a brine to cover tlie oncuc. It may remain in brine for a fortnight, being turned occasionally; after which it may be boiled or dried for keeping. .
YANKEE YARNS. HE WAS A QUOTER FROM QUOTEVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 15 October 1890
YANKEE YAKNS. HE WAS A QUOTER FllOM QUOTE VILLE. ' 'You aro charged with — ' Iiognn Judgo , Duffy. ? : 'Chnrgodl' intorraptod tha prisoner.: ' That reminds mo of Richard Ill's' romark at; ' thoBnltloof Bunker Hill; 'Chnrco, Stan ley i-' ? . . ? I 'Novcr mind Richard,' broko in bis; Honour. , -? Ho's dead.'' Listen to mo.' | ' Dead, yes,'' doad I 'How that word recalls; Drydcn's famous lino in King Lear, 'Wo no'or| Bhall look upon hisliko again.' Or, as Cliuueer vory pithily — ' : ' Ston. sir I No Chaucer or anv other, sir.': You aro chargod with — ' ' | 11 Can't pay I Liko tho immortal Jonson,; air. I can cay, ' My purso was stole. '2'iras: lull of trash.1 » ' ' ' A policeman found you living in n gutter last — ' ?'' '''':?' i ? .'Lying, you say. ' 'Lord, Lorfl, how this; world is given to lying I' as my friend Lord' Bacon said.' . ' \ ' ' You wero found in a drunken sleep in a gutter — ' . - ; ' Oh, Bleep I Oh, gentle sloop I Naluro's soft nnrscr. Oft have I woo'd tlice— ' j 'You w...