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VIOLENT WINDSTORMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
VIOLENT WINDSTORMS. About 4 o'clock on Satuiday after noon last Gundagai was visited by a fierce windstorm, which did consider able damage. . The storm travelled from the south at the rate of 40 milts an hour and blew with immense force, tearing aown signs, unroohii'g houses, blowing down trees, and carrying away all articles of a light nature. Many houses in town were unroofed, and several narrow escapes are chron icled, Mr. Warbrick, for one, nearly having his light quenched by- the roof of' an outhouse at a building owned by Mrs Dodd, blowing down — Mr. W. just getting out of the way in the nick of time. A aon of Mr. M. Ryan's received a nasty scalp wound on the head through a heavy window shutter being blown on him. Out Coolao way tho storm blow down fences and trees, and one or two buildings were unroofed. After the storm passed over iierce gusis oi winua swept along the street, great clouds of blinding dust being whirled along by the force of the winds. This continued till aft...
IRVE HAYMAN'S DRAMATIC CO. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
1RVE HAYMAN'S DRAMATIC CO. Our readers will be pleased to hear that this well-known and popular dramatic company will appear in the Assembly Hall, Gundagai, for two nights only, commencing Tuesday, 29th November, when will be preBeu tfid fnr tliH first time bore. H?. A. Sp.nH amore's great sensational drama in four acts, entitled ' Flight for Life,' which has just finished a successful season at the Lyceum Theatre, Syd ney. The drama is . interspersed throughout with the latest Bon^s and dunces. Tlie company is numerically and artisticully one of the strongest whioh has visited Gundagii, and com prises artists well and favorably known in all tue Xiirge Au»trauan centres. On Wednesday, 80th Novem ber, will be produced for the firft time in Gundagai, Mr. J B. Whitbread's great sensational Irish drama ia lour aots entitled ' The Irishman,' an en tirely new Irish drama replete with the latest songs and dances, 'the box ?plan is now on view at Millar and Braine'a.
THE WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
THE WOOL SALE3. The salts of last week were brought to a closo on Thursday by tbe offering of a nice selection of wools, the general quality of which was well oilculsvled to assist in keeping the market well up to the high level it had previously attained. Very faulty woola were not so conspicuous bb they have b°pn, and the sales proceeded even more briskly in consequence. All descriptions may bo said to have sold at equal to the best figures of tho week, this being especially noticeable in broken wools and all skirt ngs. The week finishes with more general competition far scoured wools, nnd a stroncf maiutftinauce of values, at a full and sa'isfactroy level, The best price of the day in the greasy division was Ojd realised for 81 bales Beoond combing wathera of the KLJ over Callandoon clip, from Goondiwindi, -Queensland: Local salea effected were : — PS over Coolao, CO hoggets at 8Jd, 2S pitcsa at 7£J.
STUNG BY A FLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
STUNG BY A FLY. A peculiar and 'painful mishap occurred last week to one of the main tenance men employed between Gun da;-ai and Tumut. After finishing his mid-day repast he lay down for a few moments, when a fly got into his mouth and stung him near the root of the tongue. instantly tbe tongue swelled and tne pain became mtonse, tho sufferer experiencing groat diffi culty in broiithing. Several remedies were tr;ed to check the swelling and alleviate the pain, and it was some time bofore the sufferer was all right ngain. — Mr. Geary, of Adelong, woe the victim of u similar m-shap a few days ago. A fly slung him in the eye and he took no notice of it. In a few hours his face was considerably swollen, and he suffered great pain for some time alterwards.
FOBBED IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
BOBBED IN MELBOURNE. Mb. Skuemb, wUo took such a pro minent part in tho recent strike at Adelong, had the mieforlune to be rotibed of all his money ;n Melbourne after booking his passage in a steamer to Sydney. When the boat put in at Sydnov. Mr. Skurrio called upon Mr. Donaldson, M.P., and explained that he had been robbed, and was thus unable to continue his voyage to Chartere Towers without booio mone tary help. Tho genial and gnod heavtcd rep. for Tumut, immediately introduced Mr. Skurrio to Mr. Sleath and other prominent Labor members, but none o£ them would lend a help ing hand to the mnn who had done so much for. tho miner's cause at Artelon;?, save Mr. Sam Smith, Into secretary of tlio Searaau'B Union, and now member tor 1'yrmout. Jilr. bantu was instru mental ia procuring Mr. Skurrie a passage iu the l'orqgiimj to the North, nnd with Mr. Donal3#0.a.'s assistance, Mr. Kkurrfe left Sjdn©y, probably with uu unfavorable impression of Slealh, Watson, Hughes and. Co. VJ# ,' ?
RAILWAY "SCALPING." [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
.RAILWAY ' SCALPING.'' P0BI.IC deportments, like tho mills of the gods, grind very slowly. There the similarity yory often ends. The grinding of tho Circumlocution Department is not at all times ' ex ceeamgiy muuu, ttiuugu uiu eiieoo may be so. Our railway folk awoke to the fact a few years ago th.nt they were beins; pretty badlv handled by tho illegal traders in railway tiokets, usually the retained halves of leturn tiokctb. When these lickots were nr.t iiRpfl bv tlifl norfinnn lnrcit imntnlv holding them, they wore told to persons known as ' sDalpera,' who traded them oft aa occasion offered. After a good many years the depart ments in this colony have arrar ged that tho unused return halves of tickets shall have a surrender valuo. What could be simpler? Tho trade of the ' eoulper' will of course be gono ; but that i8- just what the department and the publio desire to see. It was blundering nnd blind administration that made the existence of the ' scalper' possible.
Too Much Rog. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
Too AIucli Vox. A London paper gives an amusing ac count of a man who wasn't les'cued fiom drowning by two dogs —The instinct of ?Newfoundland dogs to save a di owning per»on has been somewhat - painfully tested 'by an unlucky Frenchman. He was walking In. the country with a rriena, who possessed a magnificent Newfound land, and incautiously questioned the ti uth of the animal's sagacity The dog's mastei, vexed at the blur cast on his favoui He, gave his filend a push and knocked him Into a shallow llvei 'Tmk' immediately spiang In, and beizing one of the tails of the immersed man't coat commenced to swim for land Unfoi- I tunately another Newfoundland Uottlng j along the other side of the l i\ ei sa-\\ | the affaii and also came to lhe lescue ? I-og numbei two seized the othei tail of t the coal, and wished to swim back to | liis master ' Turk' held fast and stiuggled foi his side, and the ownei of the coat eiied in \ain for help At last the coat gave way, and each New foundland sw...
Vegetarian Sects of China. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
t Vegetarian -Nect8 of China. r , Thf vegetal ian septs of China aie nu merous Thej ha\e tb'li origin In the doetilne of the tiansmi'giaUon of souls, taught by Buddhist and ; Taoist; and though not .sanctioned by Confucius, yet leccived b'y many of bis disciples Them are two classes of them, the Constant and the. Vaiying Vegetal lans The solutely till death 'The ' Varying Vegetal lans' only vow to abstain on ceitaln davb of each month, as, foi ex ample, on Sth Januaiy ; 7th, 9tb, lGth, and 19th Febiuaiy , oa 3id, 6th, and 13th March, and so on.' Otheis aie mOie ex acting, and take no meat from 1st to 19th of Januaiy, June, and Septembei , others, again, fast foi the fiist half of Januaiy, July, and Octobei Some times they specially abstain on the days.; when all otheis aie feasting In all cases the moie ligid the abstinence, and th^ greater the. number of years through which it is; practised, .the more valuable ^ the merit accumulated, and this being coin ': current in two worlds,1 ...
Professor Herkomer's New Method [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
Professor Ilcrkoihcr's Sew Met :: oil uccently,. at the rooms of the. Pine Art Society, 148 New Bond-street; Pro fessor Herkdmer gave an exposition of his new. patent process, in -black and while art. On the wnl'ls were a number of examiJles ot the new method from his drawings, as well as pencil drawings and Herkomer gallery. The exposition consisted of a pleasant discourse and a demonstration, a ; landscape being drawn or painted by Mr. Herkomer, who re marked that he fe)lt like a 'lightning sketcher' for the ocecaslon. The pro cess is briefly this :' With a sort of black printing ink of Mr. Herkomer'slnventlon a picture Is painted upon the silvered surface of a copper plate. When this is done a powder, also of Mr. Herkomer's invention, is shaken thickly over the picture, .the surplus powder being after wards removed. This powder granu lates the. ink, which in itself does not absolutely dry, and also gives it the con aucnuimy wnicn is required ior tne next stage— electro-plating. T...
An Offended Daughter. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
An Offended Daughter. Mr. A is certainly not remarkable foi his head of hair Some time ago he met with a lather serious accident in which his face wat. slightly disfiguied Foi some time he was unable to use a rassoi. inrt being moio or leas clean-shaven, the losults were consequently not \ery boa.ii l.ll.)lll£,. '. J-LU U,VUIli:UV.UMllpUll. UL, I11C llLf^U opportunity- winch piesenfed itself to indulge jn a shave. It so happened that Hie same morning lie chanced to offend his little daughter, aged 3 ve.ns When ?lie arrived downstairs once more beard Io&n the lillle maid gazed at him lu ut(tei astonishment foi .some minuses, then burst forth exultingly— ' Ya,' . yom chin's gone bald like your head, and it- selves you right.' '' '
Wanted a Light.. . [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
Wanted a Light. , An old Welsh preacher, in his 80th \cai; who was .in mveieiate '?inoker, was one day dining out with 'us sei \ant, aKo noted for the quanliu of io liacco he eoiinumed Suddenlv ille tiap oveituvned with the old man under neath, the groom having succeeded in lumping on to me neage \ ciown t-i men, by whom I he old man was almost woishipped. a i once mShed to the spot and piocoeded to laiso 'the capsized \ elude, lielieMiig that the old gentleman was seriously hint, if not killed. They had ra.ised one side of the trap, when ho thrust his head fiom beneath ind ad dicted his seivant— ' George, have you got a light ?-'
Justice and Love. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
Justice and Love. The idea that lustlce is superfluous where love icigns Is a worm that has dwelt at the core of inanv a fail house hold and many a warm friendship and h.i'S gradually wrought In thorn decay and bitterness The unfair use of nower. the sliaip criticism, the light ban ter which disparages our intellect, our capacities, or our motive, the tone of distrust and suspicion, the leadiness to see and to magnify f.inlt* and errors— those and similar unlust thoughts words, and acts aie rhe shadow* thai too often hide leal affection In a gloom so thick and impcntrable that It emeiges no more for ever.
Pacial Expression. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
facial Expression. A -writer on faeial expression, -after citing I lie unconscious imitation to which we are all addicted in giving back fiown for frown and smile for smile ami yawn for yivwn, say, :— ' I , know a tutor, whose peculiarities of speech 'and car-1' Wage have been adopted more'or less hy every one of hie. pupils within tlie last six von is, and several of them have conic' fo resemble hlm-in featuies.' vile con cludes with the interesting queiy— 'Has it occurred to inanv careful parents that I lie good looks of their daughters de pend in no slight degree on their choice of nursBglrl or governess ?'
Chinese Beadmakers. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
Chinese Beadmakers. ' - The Clnnese are said to be the oldest* boadmakers m t'he world ; they hare made beads so long Hi it their historians do uot mention a time when theli Indus trv was not ancient, and the Chinese to day do the work lust us their foiefatheis did, .mil the stvles no the same Afl;er' .the Chinese uo people are so expert asi the yenetians M present there aie moie than one'thousand workmen in the island of iMurano alone who are engaged in bold-making 'The few manufactur eis in other parts of hhe world have all learned the secret of the craft in Venice
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
DESIEB to thank the public of Gundagai and sur rounding district for their generous support during the last two years, and to inform them that they have just purchased a Large Stock of Spring and Sum mer Gords for Cash; thus saving a Large Discount. The? are prepared to give their customers the be&e- fit of this Discount, and are selling at Eemarkably Low liates. The following Price List will compare favor ably with any ye issued in Gundagai. NISW .SEASON'S TEAS, 9d, la 3d, Jffls TAliLH VltflSGAR, Cd per btl 6d Pe\b- J* DKsx BLACK 1'EPPliR, 7d per 11-. BEST OOt^EE, lOd and la put^K ijksT WHITE PEPf ER, 8d per lb. COCOA, Is pex lb. y - presH DATES, 3d per lb. SAGO, 2Jd per^. J TOMATO SAUCE, 6d per btl. IaPIOOa; 24,l^lb. p FINE TALLE. SALT, Id per lb ' ' '. WORCESTKRSHtRKSAUrE, 3s 3d per GOLDEN SYRUP, Gd prr tin ' ? - doz- 1&\. '1BEACLR, 5d piT.tin ' ' KEENET'S HLUE/SI A.H). GOLD MEDAL, MILK, 7d per tin ,S !-l-AD OIL, 4-$-.:i br,l. \ . LARGE JDGS JAM (T.vyloi's), la 41...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
This yurn hus got into the hands of,u Tiuurko p-i'|)or :— ' 'A Westorn clprpymiin had a black fellow, whom lio trained iu thu way in wliioh Iib should gn, tolling him that lie wuhIiI g.i down' below if ho did wrong, piintiing stiaiulit downwanl at thu time in t bo direction of the -ni-ntro of. tlie earth below. Not very long nftor tho 1'firu bore was put down, tho d-rkio being present when the Buuc.ssful ii-Biie wiir broucht about, and the grand stream of water shot hi^li in ihoair There was (Jr- at n joicine mining 'ho wliitui piesent, but tho blackfi-llow onked mulni oholy enough for a seat at a .funenil. ' Wine's the mailer, Tommy ?' .isked one of the squnciors present, ' don'i -iiu liko to see that fine water jump lip?' Keplitd the daikie : 'All.-liery wt 11 that water j mp i'p, but l'aison ? him big Jwr ; ho tell me big felior Gro thoio, you put m hiJe right awuy down, .watiir jump up ; him very mud) big'liar, tuatVull.' A wulk nori'sa the Atlantic h:pB b'en ni'dertuUen hy C'ap...
ALTERATION OP MAILS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 23 November 1898
ALTERATION OF MAILS Lenvo Gundugai rnilway station, f-.20 ii.ui ; urrive Gundagai, 9 35. Loavo — Gundiig.ii, 10.15 a.m ; Smith Gun ?liig-.i, 10.25 ; AdelonK Cros inu, 11 15. Arrive— ?(?inhiiiiiBionrii,- 12.35 ; Sliopaid1! Town, 12.'I5 ; AdeloEg, 1.15 ; Giliiiore, 2.45 ; Tunint, 2.30. Leav? Turn n r, 9.45 a.m. Arrive -Gilmore, 10.30; Adelong, 11.45. JLenve Adeiong. 12 15 y.mi ' *~ 'Arrive— Slicphaid's Town, 1 p.m. ; Gra liams'O'iu, 1.10 ; Adclimg Ciossing, 2,45 ; So 'til Gundngni, 4 ; Gnndiigai, 4.15. Leave Cjuisdngni, '5 p.m.; univo niilw'ny ??tation, 5.15. Leave Gundagii, 10.15 nim; Anive — Brungle, 12.15 p.m ; Gooup, 12 45; Tuniut, 1.45. L. avo — Tnmut, 12.15 p.m ; Gocup, 1.15 ; Bmnglc, 2 15. Arrive Gumliigiii, 4 30 p.m.