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Cricket. AUSTRALIA v. MR. THORNTON'S TEAM. AUSTRALIANS.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
Cricket. AUSTRALIA v. MR.' THORNTON'S? TEAM. 'AUSTRALIANS, — First Innings/- V ' Trumblo, 0 A. O. Jonos, b Smith „?;% ; : 60 M'Leod, oi, O. Jonos, b Smith *u';^,.S§6 Trumpbr', d Storer, b Rhodes Noble, b Smith ... .,, ... ' 24 Darling, 0 and bWynyard ... - ... . q Iredalc, o Rhodes, b Wynyard ... ' ' ' ,,. 49 Gregory, b Hirst ... ,„ 1 Layer, not out ... ... ' ... 21 Kblly, c Storor, b Smith ... . ... _ 4 Jonos, b'Wynyard ? ? ? 19 Howell, c Gunn, b 'Wynyard ... ... 0 Sundrios ... ? . ,„???? . ,,, . 8 && Total ... ... , . ...232 ? Bowling Analysis. — Captain 'Wynyard, 4 for 30 j Smith, 4 for 94; Hirst; 1 for 28 ; Rhodes, 1 for 27. MR. THORNTON'S ELEyEN. — First Innings. Jones, b Jones ... - - - ,,, ' ttt 17 Jackson, b Howoll ,,, 17 Gunn, 0 Iredale, b Jones ,,i 2 Mitohel), c Lavor, b' Trumble ! ... . ,,i 11 Smith b Howell ... - . 4 Wynyard, 0 Darling, b Trumble . ;10 Storor, c Jones, b Trumblo. .. 'i-19 Wainwright, not out ... ? 64 Hirst 0 and b Trumble ,,,. . i,„ 3 Lev...
A Football Rhyme. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
A Football Rhyme* Now -.wo -havo got a captain Of wli'om .vo'ro justly proud, ; ' -Whon football's in discussion, ' no's foremost in the crowd. His word amongst his rnCnJa law, . And.ftheri-ab'qut'toiplay - .. ' ../In. answer po his cheering call , : v*. ? A-und him crowd and say — '' '-y put^Iuoum ' in tho. forwards; -. .,. : ,'v^Vedch and Keane on- tho wing, : . Stick Bi'ucio at full-back, -V ;Atid:8co whut it will bring, ? : There's not a toam .along tho lino Has ee'r a gliostly show, ' .'.?y?hen1'littie-/' Pliiek '. and ' Pony ? Arorfairl'y on'.tho go. Tom' 'Quirk and burly Jennings, -- v I: With;'. Jumbo.' in tho pack, . .-.Will take a lot of watching , . Witii Dompsey at their back. Long Broderick aud ' Kcanio* '-'Afo dabsters on the lino, They're bound to do some Bporing ? ;.- Ero umpire whistles time. ' Leslie Tecoo and Cloyton Are suro and truo at half, And ' Mr. York ' upon tho lino Provokes tho kiddies' chaff. ? Both in and out of Sydnoy, 'And this is not a myth, -- There...
HALF-HOLIDAY v. A COMBINED TEAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
HALF-HOLIDAY v. A COMBINED TEAM. A match which is cxciting a great' deal of interest will be played on Wednesday to inaugurate tho cricket season. Play will start at 2 o'clock. Follow ing are the names from which the respectirs teams, will be picked : — Half-Holiday C.C.— W. Nield, A. J. McLeod, J. ?Connelly, E. Madden, Moxton, P. Hurley, E. Barnes, W. Craig, P. Quain,G. Seymour, J.Hender son, A._ Jones, Kinghorn, T. Whalebone, N. Ziehlko, W. Reidy, J. Thompson, W. McCormick, and Mc-, Kinnon. Combined Aldermen and Progress Committeemen: The Mayor (Mr, J . P. Clifford) and Aldermen Quirk, Poolo, Flanagan, Connor, Kcnnard, and Kerr, and Messrs. Gallaway, McCormick, Mitohell, Wilkins, Rose, Lauer,'and Collins.
LOCAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
LOCAL NOTES. The cricketers of. Wellington, aro making active preparations- for the. .1899-1900 cricket year, and indications to hand point to a most successful season. On Saturday 13 or 14 members turned up on Boll Park and indulged in practice, ono or two new men shaping exceedingly well, and several of the old members proved that they had not lost their punning through the winter vacation. ' A meeting of the club was held at the Royal Hotel on Friday night, Mr. J. W. Marshall in tho chair. It was decided to purchase a new matting and other necessaries. Also to call for applications for prices for laying down a pitch on Boll Park, to be composed of clay dressed with stone-dust. To co-oporatp, if possible, with the football clubs in erecting a shed on tho ground for the purpose of changing clothes, and storing tools, etc. — the Council having given its sanction. ' A match was ? arranged against Bodangora, at Bodangora, on thp 16th instant, and a return game .hero on the 30th, ' . i...
Mutual Impovement Society [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
Mutual Impovement Society* ' Thero was an unusually- large attendance of mem bers prosent ' at tho- usual weekly nleeting of this society on Friday evening. Tho president, Rev. Gh W. Furnor, occupied tho chair, and-aftor the minutes wore confirmed, he referred to tho election of ^Pro gross Committee in Wellington, and. congratulated tho socioty on being tho' inauguraters of thb 'more ment. Mr. Perkins Bent in his resignation : as secrota'ry, and. Mr. ,Brownhill was elected to tho position. Mr. H. A. Eonnard was' nominated for membership-. . Mr. .-BorBraan was granted leave, of absence for a week. Mr.- Irving then gave an address on Burns, as poet, lover and domocrat, find quoted copiously from .bis works finishing his liddress Jby reciting ' Tam O'Shantcr.' Rev. Mr! Furner followed with an address on ..the poot _Tonhyson, quoting from ?' Morte d'Arthur,' ' The Brook,' otc., and reading' an extract from a maga zi.no aj-ticlo. . Both addresses wero very interesting, and Messrs. Walker...
BODANGORA SURPRISE PARTY. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
BODANGORA SURPRISE PARTY. (To tho Editor.) Sir,-rl have much pleasure in acquainting you of a very ploaSant event' which took place on the even ing of the 31st ult. at Mr. McDonnell's boarding house, Bodangora. It seems that tho young people of this, town suddenly discovered t/iat things in general were'.very dull, and- somebody suggested', a. surprise party. But where ? This question was* not long in boing decided, for knowing tho hospital ity and amiability of Mr. McDonnell and his charm ing daughters, it was unanimously agreed that thoir placo would bo by far the bost that could be found. .Thus it',happened. that, when Mr. McDonnell was peacefully reading his p'apor in tho dining-room, in swarmed a crowd of 'young 'ladies and gentlomen, carrying with them all sorts of-dolicacios; They; evidoritljr fijeont business, for, before tho old gentle-' man coi(ld'recovor from his astonishment, they had ' cleared the room, waxed tho floor, and a most enjoy able dance jvas in full swing. . ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
Hako Shan and Nah Allah, The Noted Indian Oculists and Specialists, CSURE Private Dieoaeos, Section, Piles, Lost Man ^ hood, all sorts of Eyo Disease, Toothache, Neuralgia, and Corns. Consulted All Hours. Hiko Khan's forofathors wero all Oculists, Huch* coins, India, his father, grand-father, and groat grand-father. Hako Khan has been practis ing his profession for many years. Ho will toll bis patient at first; whether ' he can cure or not. Address — Lee street, opp. Saw Mills, Wellington TESTIMONIALS Bak-jr'u Swamp, August 12th, 1899. To Dootors Hako Khan and Nah Allah, East Indian Eyo Doctors. _ Doar Sirs, — I hare been suffering from granula tion of the eyes for tho last twelve months, and my eyes wore so bad that I could not Bee twenty yards' distance, they being very weak and dim. I have been under Drs. Hako Khan and Nah iillah's treat ment this last few weeks, and through their skilful treatment I am glad to say my eyes are thoroughly cured without eny operation. 1 oan rooomme...
THE SPARROW PEST. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 4 September 1899
17 ' ' THiE'' SPARROW j?EST; v , (To' tho Editor.) ?' ' Sir, — As tho English Bparrow is becoming a sourco of -danger, to tho commonwealth of New South Wale's, th'o 'tiino has arrived that some method should bo adopted for thoir distraction* Now, as all our towns aro tho homo of the sparrow, I think that their destruction should commence at tho breeding harbor. Now for the. mothod of destruction. -1. That united action should be taken throughout the colonies, ; ^ 2. That Sydnoy being the capital should be tho first placo to commence tho destruction of the sparrow. 3. That all municipal councils.Bhpuld.bo.compelled to tako- similar action, -and 'also people ra: small townships. 4. That the farmer should also bo compelled to dostroy the sparrow. . . V' I' ;. '-i '.- - 5. -Tho three months during coupling'eeason to be sot apart for their destruction. 6. I would recomend chat all substances used (poisonous or otherwise) bo placed out of the reach of children and adults, with' a notice o...
Extempore Preaching. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
Extempore Preaching. It was inside the Salvation Army barracks of H- ? , that the following incident occurred. The captain was pressing one of his members to address the congregation, whereupon one ? country-looking indivi dual stepped forward, and -began in a '?^nie manner: ' Ah, dear friends, do you hot realise that you are on the path of destruction. Death might overtake you at any minute. Suppose one of you here were to get up to-morrow morning and find yourself dead. Where would you go to ?' Someone in the audience shouted out : . 'I'd make a bee-line for the nearest undertaker 1'
A Witty Retort. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
A Witty Retort. A country doctor, in the North of Ireland, was driving down a narrow lane on his way to visit a patient, when he espied an old woman in the middle of the road, picking up some pieces of turf which had evidently dropped from some passing cart. ' ? Pulling his horse up to prevent running over her, hefsald, rather sharply ;: ' Women and:; donkeys are always in' the way.' _ ' Shure, sir,' said she,- stepping-to one side, 'I'm glad you've the manners to put yourself last.' ? ,
He Stopped the Procession. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
. He Stopped the Procession. A clergyman, who was, also a wit, once preached. rather a long sermon from the .text:.. 'Thou art weighed in the balance, and art found wanting.' After his congregation had listened for about an hour, some besran to cret wearv. nnd went out; others soon followed, greatly to the annoyance of the minister. Another person Btarted, whereupon the parson stopped in his sermon and said : ' That's right, gentlemen ; as fast as you are weighed pass out.' All the others waited until the sermon was ended.
How It Got Back. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
How It Got Back. An astronomer was once trying to ex plain to an Irishman that the. earth was round ; but Pat could not understand how it could be possible. After some discussion, the astronomer ' Now where does the Bun rise ?' 'In the east,' said Pat. 'And where does the sun set?' in quired the astronomer. ' Shure, sorr, in the west.' 'Then how does the sun manage to get back again to the east ?' Pat scratched his head for . a few minutes, and looked perplexed. At last his face lighted up, and he shouted : ' Shure, sorr, U shlips back in the dark!'
In The Ballihooley Police-Court. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
In The Ballihooley Poiice-Court. Magistrate: 'Who' is it brings -the allegation against the ; prisoner at the bar? Constable Patsy Born : ' Well, plaze, yer washup, Oi'm the alligator. Plaze, yer washup, Oi was on mis bate as usual, when I saw a man drunk'and disorderly Wltn a oox, creating a uiaiuruuiiue m me thoroughfare. ' ' Phwat are ye doin' there ?' says Oi. 'Oi'm goin' to lave that box here,' says he. ' ' Shure, ye can't lave it here,' says Oi. ' ' Well, Oi've left it there,1 says he. ' ' It's agin the law,' says Oi. ' ' You're a liar,' says he. - ' It's agin the window.' ' With that Oi struok him and missed him. Then Oi struok him agin in the same place. Then he gave me a look that turned me black in the face, and as Oi shlipped back for fear of being shot, he hit me on the nose with his naked fist, and, says he, 'A friend in nade, is a friend indade.' , Fined £1 and coats. The constable is now laid up for: alterations and repairs. He vows he'll never again arrest any one ov...
HUMOROUS COLUMN. A Fifth of November Casabianca. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
HUMOROUS COLUMN. A Fifth of November Casabianca. ? ? [ The boy stood on the backyard fence, whence all but he had fled ; The flames that lit on his father's barn shone just above the shed. One bunch of crackers in his hand, two others in his hat, With piteous accents, loud he cried : II r ? ? 41, tUat ?' A bunch of crackers to the. tail of one small dog he'd tied ; The dog in anguish sought the barn, and 'mid the ruins died. The sparks flew wide and red and hot, they lit upon the brat. They fired the crackers in his hand . and those within his hat. Then came a burst of rattling sound — the boy — Where was he gone ? Ask of the winds that far around strewed bits of meat and bone, And scraps of clothes and balls and tops and nails and hooks and yarn, The relics of the dreadful boy that burned his father's barn 1
Telegraphic News (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) SYDNEY, Thursday 3 p. m. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
Telegraphic N ews .. (From our own Correspondent ) Sydney, Thursday 3 p.m. The Weather. Russell's forecast is fine warm weather. Wragge predicts generally fine, exoept in tho southern parts of the colony, whore showors are likely. Market Prices. Wheat, 2s 9d to 2s lid j chick wheat, -2s 4d to 2s 6d ? flour, £6 10s to £7 ; maize, 2s 8d j chaff, £2 los to £3 103 ; oaten bay, £2 15s to £4 ; lucerne, £2 10s to £3 15s ; butter, creamery and factory, lOd j dairy, 8Jd to 9d. . . Racecourse Accident. A bit? smash occurred at tho Moonoo Valloy (Vic.) races yesterday. Williamson and Howie, t«o ?jockeys, were badly injured, and Hie horses Faugh a-ballagh and Inventor had to bo destroyed. Seven horses, with their riders, fell in the race, making a. kicking, struggling heap. It was miracul ous that so few were injured. Victorian Parliament. The Legislative Council rejected the Woman's Suffrage Bill by a largo majority. ' Queensland Referendum. The latest returns on tho Federal Enabling Bill refe...
Patrick Differed From Hike. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
Patrick Differed From Mike. Patriok: ' Phwy are ye wearin' that heavy coat a warrum day loike this ?' -M-ik®: ' Oi had th' coat wid me, an' it's asier wearin' it than carryin' it.' - Patrick : ' That's phwere y'r mistaken, Mister Moike Slapcabbage. Wan dav laclif Tuolffl 1 ? ? i. . ^ J Aiuiumv .UU1 pUj) WHO K&pes th Pig and Whistle Hot-el beyant, axed me to go ter th' distillery an' get him a dimijohn of whisky. Oi wint, an' the dimijohn was so heavy Oi took some swigs oot 'ay it, to lighten it, but begorra th' moor av it Oi droonk up, the heavier it got, until Oi couldn't carry it at all. at all. j
Wesleyan Demonstration. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
Wesleyan .Demonstration. The Wesleyans of Wellington last night did tlieir share towards celebrating (lie 'Twentieth Contury Fund' commemoration. It was decided some timo ago to mark this great movement by a banquet and public meeting, and both tlieso functions woro Inst night brought to a conclusion in a manner which reflects the utmost credit on tho organizers. The Rov. G. W. Furnor was indefatigable in his endeavours, and ho was backed up all through b3* a very willing band of helpers. Tlie Banquet. The banquet -was helct in the Band Hall, 'which had been tastefully arranged for tho occasion. Three long tables ran down the wholo length of the room, and these fairly groaned with the good things on them. There was insufficient sitting room for all who did honour to the repast, so the late ones had to make a seoond relay. The highest encomiums were passed on the general arrangement and management, and every one was surprised at such a splendid get up, considering the small price of ...
Why the Third Finger is Used. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 7 September 1899
Why the Third Finger is Used. Mow many women who fondly love the golden symbol of their wedding vow know why they wear it on the third finger of the left hand ? That particular digit was chosen because it was believed by the Egyptians to be directly connected by a slender nerve with the heart itself, and these ancient worshippers of Isis held this finger sacred to Apollo and the sun, and therefore gold was the metal chosen for the ring.