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FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

] AN . aufclioi' 'WiiW' not1 hated to liiemarki-iniiCQmptiuyH^iVAiyiiiaiTiod/ .vypmaii' |is,n, (lottor deliyorpdi at, its, proper, address a lypjmg Syoman is :a ;lp.ttor,/tyhioh; Jios. not-yet been despatched; and an old maid i3 a dead jlotitpiJ.'j/f j'ljiiiiH viiiitrfji'ii I .!:>.;' . *'".yy *' '.. N 1 ...Old goutle,maii{loakuigat abob-tauhorsoj, t ' Bloss 1110 ! Hpw/ahoi't.i thpyihftvo out his j tail;-!,-! 4^9»da,ni;r;rHiS/ niapter, is fa , 190111 i fcpr,..,of,, tlie y|ioQi,oty1.'ifor^th.qj; Protection, of . Anjmnis/ sixv -.Inf this,.fashion lie will) not, 1 annoy tho poor ilios.': t v<h<m. ! f!,Anr, Irishman;,boughtpino-applo*' and topic;ifc homo,,,and : tlio; next:,day. ho inquired of tho stprqkeoppr 'Are thim hotter, boiled wid salt poruk,, or .corn bafo.?.",|,ir,v ,.There's , music in.,tho? libir,Jfas. jltpbort said wjion ho pacpd, tl;o floor/ atvi o'clepk in ( the niorniny Avith/tlio baby.in.his arnis. " \!,,'3c'o»o.::..A/Supdayr, school. i jYoiing,, ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

COIUtKSI'ONDUN'J'S will save both tlicmselrc and thoseconnected with this journal a good deal of: trouble by observing the following rules: Cori'esiKJiideuce, intended for publication in our newscolumns, should be addressed to the editor, 1 while advertisements and business communications should be sent to the proprietor. While we shall bo glad at any time to receive for publication items of local interest, we shall freely use our privilege of excising any offensive allusions to private individuals. Libel-writing is sucli an extremely ex|>eusive luxury,-that we'cannot afford . to share it with anyone else. Advertisements, except those coming from libscribcis. and responsible pcrsons^must.bc paid dr in advance.-. ; 'U; i All communion tions.must be accompanied by the real name and1 address of the sender.' i Special Notioo. ON and after this date our cash terms for adver tising: will be as under, viz,:-. : Fourteen words and under, Is Kach line up to five ("per line) ... . Gil: . t...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

& MMPM&MV MI, a'aacB opjuojeLm Published every Saturday Morning. CONTAINS leading articles on the prominent questions of the day ; the latest local newB, and telegrams; humourous extracts front American journals ; special correspondence and the latest Sydney Commercial news. Subscription 2s. Gd. per quarter, in advance., TIMES OFFICE, High-street, Penrith. i! " iUjycaw Simts Special Jobbing Department. THE proprietor of the Nepean Times is pre pared tooxecute printing of every deserip tiou. I'osters, business cards, bill-heads, pro grammes, turned out at the shortest notice, withi neatness und dispatch. Charges aB Io<t as possible. : Estimatos furnished. - ',:m. Ie n N o x' » H AY A ND 0 0 RN S TORE, HIGH-STREET, PENRITH, kinds of PRODUCE always on Hand STILL CONTINUES TO MAKE FIRST-CLASS BOOTS THE very best matorial vised, and a good fit guaranteed on the shortest notice. Life and Accidont Assuranco Agent. HIGH STREET, PENRITH. W. KER RIDGE, BUGGY MANUFAC...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

LOCAL NEWS. !' 'AT h rccont mooting of the I'onrlth Crlokot Olub, tho nioinbow docldod to oflpr abutn'nd lihll iih n ' jtrl«u for tho |>1nyor who scoros tho gronto.st nuinbur of ];ium:Vo bo^fiGorod ln two nmtohcs.to bo nlnywl on Ortwl Friday fttidv Jtotttor Monday. .Mom*T. 0. MoDonnUl nncl W. Fulton lin'vo woral ft Hlmllar .prlxu for tho bunt nvorogo during tho prcabnt Honson. iv,;v.T.\vo,.'nmlolioK i hotwoon Hho local lolminpioiiR, jrbtsiw. Cl.ilJvHuK ftiul.Stmiigo^nd tho M.ulgon noro*, iMo'lsrij Dims iiiid, Ahanrn, wino oil,oii. Thuiwlivy, "ln'C? Tlid Hfftkoi woro tho .'n'riino an on'ihb formor . (jooiislon. ' Knoli Altlo \vrin ono gniim'ohoh/', ','? ^(JpiiHiMPONniiNOi'J lWiin "'KliigKlHlior," report of loolui'o " Towbr of London mid It,si I'rlHrincin," nl.-tu nil iiocounl of mo iiimvoldiibly bold ovor until our nuxtiwuo? , . A MONSTKR land salo takes place on the Oth prox. a few miles from St. Mary's, South Creek, on tlio estate known as " Flours."- The 'area' ;of land" for sa...

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The Nepean Times, Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

- Published ovory S-iturJay Morning. SATURDAY, - FmmuAnY, 24: PROMISES are plentiful at election times, and it requires but littlo consideration on .tlio part of sonic candidates to liuiuch forth a host of tliem; but how often, with thei in tention or thought of subsequent fulfillment. Indeed, promises are very ofton niade, while the makers are practically ignorant of the question upon which tlioy.have promised to legislate or agitate, and when put to; the test! arc totally, incapable of dealing with' the subjects upon which they pretended to be so ?well versed. Promises are prevalent' at Municipal, as well as at parliamentary elec tion's,- and-we have not to wander abroad for instances, for wo -have sufficient of them at homo. At the Penrith borough election of last year,'the previous year, and iii fact all years, >ve could enhumorato a host of pro mised things, which seemed very forfsiblef to tlie; then-ratepaj'ei's, when varnished over with the exaggerated speeches of the cand...

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KATOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

KAT00M1U. FUCM oun OOHRKSI'OXDKNT." TiuvEiiLKits over tho Bluo Mountains 111 tho old coaching days are no doubt familiar, with tlio name " Williams' pinch" and during tlio time tlio Rail >vay Liiio was being constructed would recognise tlio place bottor by, tlio name " Tlie Crushers." At the present day these names have been superseded by tlio namo Katoomba. This really is tlio. original appellation held by tho originals before Blaxland's advonturous tour. i Within the last two years, perhaps 110 placo has made such' rapid -strides as Katoomba, and in , tho space of-.another, twolre months, it bids fair to become of con siderable importance, as a-rcsort for tourists and commercial undertakings. Foremost among the, the enterprises liore, is tho " Katoomba Coal Mine," which is be ing opohed out by Mr, J. , B. North, who; has gono to a deal of \okpensp'in laying down a tramway over ridges and gullies, and im porting machinery to work tho traffic. -Tlio plant imported, is now boing.....

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AN ART CUSTOMER. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

kN ' ABT CUSTOMER'.; 1' Have you any sjsotfo'd-lirtad;^ ! solo ' askod a gaudily-d'rosspd'woman, Svith' a sin-ill voibo, 'of 'a! Sybil-known- ai-b cloaloi; ouj Woodward avenue. ' ' ' V . Ancostoi\s ?,'ccUb6dHliQ,l)'Q^ildQvocl man, , i (II don't think I'quite undoratand'yon;'', ;l"Don't bat'clf oaf hoy ?' ; You1 'must'' bo aa ; stupid ila 'yoii.'lqok,' tlxou ;" but' its h ard 'to b'o ;liove.,, I've, got':'iv how, h^use,' and its all | fixed Tiji'" hind furiiialipd: iind'iipw I iwant'Soiiio Wcostth's, ; i , ; ''"''I'm'sbi'iy^mti'aniy'^^ |civilly,"'"but''all my. iance&tora aW hung; j hoi'i''6"a 'h'oly'faraUy by Hurillo I1 wiU 'stJli iyou cheap, if it will,suit.' ? '.J' ' ' 'Tliiilnk'yon ; Tdon't want'anotlior'family | by- Manilla or any otlior man;-onei family'in Ij 'onoiigh.'^If yiu'vi'^ot, an'abovi-. ; .! ginal'by pliromoT dunno' bu,t.'j'; might'' takty, |iit/'but:'thorb's'a"lioap"iiiorcU^oiii a'gallery', '.of impostors, and I'll loolc'a^ouiid?'! > ' The'last soon1 ofhor' ...

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PENRITH DISTRICT COURT. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22ND. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

PEXMTH DISTRICT COURT. THURSDAY) FKBltUAnV 22nd. Before Mr. District Court Judgo Cowling TWENTY five eases wcro set down for trial. Nine were settled by being paid into Court. One was withdrawn, and one.will be con tinued, as the summons was not served. George Besley v. W. Jackson.-goods sold, £4 15s 9d; cost 18s 8d. Verdict for plain tiff. Spcody execution granted. . Betliune v. Thomas Sullivan.-goods sold, £5 'Is 9d ; cost 7b Gd. Verdict for plaintiff. Braitlnvaitc v. Webb.-claim £25 j costs 7s Gd. Verdict for plaintiff. ' Collcss v. Webb,-claim, .£41 17s Gd; costs £1 10s. Verdict for plaintiff. Samev. It. Webb.-goods sold. £'1 7s 5d; costs 10s Gd. Verdict for plaintiff. Threo weeks allowed for payment. Same v. Mary Clark.-Summons j not served. > Samev. John Day.-goods sold, £15;I4s; costs 12s. Verdict for plaintiff. Same v. Thomas Weavors--goods sold. £7 18s 4d; coats 12s. Verdict for plaintiff" Same v. C. Bennett.-goods sold, £8 18s 5d ; costs 4s. Verdict for plaintiff. Defen...

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SATURDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

W>a i. M To tho domestic nature there is 110^ portion 'of the week so weltidnie'as that of Saturday night. Of course, I do not imagine that (those great folk who rest their dainty liiribs tiipoti rose leaves can understand me.'.^Bufr ilam'stiro' that I am''comprehended ''byj'.thb worker-tlio clerk ,. the artisan; the labourer ;-men and women whoso bread iB . literally won by the sweat of- their brow, and1,who look forward, therefore, to the business aiid recreation of Saturday niglit with natural ^ eagerness. For not orily!is Batiirday1 devoted .to markot cares, and; thoreforo, to tlio ' thrifty housewife tho' most'. important of the week;'but !it-is; also- that upon : which tlio workers cliiofly take their amusement at. thoatro or concert. 'Tis tlio night; 'too, 'when every Jack meets his 1 Jill ;:;wheiy:fcho love-making of common clay, 'my lord,'is iconductod, and when/'arrangements ;are made for afternoon rambles on.tlio following day. Henry Carey, when lie wrote'liis ^charmin...

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COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

COMMERCIAL, Mcssis, liielinrdson and Nixon (successors to Messrs T. It. nnd S, Smith) report thu following, wiles on, Wednesday, the ISth inst,. . Bale Ont Hay, Is (id'to 5s lid Bundle Oat Hay, 2s 9d to (is 5d Luccrne Hay, 3s to 3s"lld ' *.; "*J ; Bundle Straw, 3s Od to 3s Id Balo Straw, 2s 9d to its Id Wheat Hay, 3s Od to in Od Wheat and Oat Jfay, 4s Orl to (Is Od , / GliaflE Straw, ,3s Od to 3s Sld» Chaff, mixed, 3s Od to Is Sid Chaff, on ton. -Is Od to Os Id . , ,, " Wh'eat, J5s Od .to fm Od , Onts, seed, 2s M to Hs Od , Oats, feed, 2s Sid to 3s Od ' '' '' . Corn, 4s Od to 4s 4d , Potatoes, f>s (id to fa 8d Brnn, Is to Is Id . .j Flour, .E12 to £13 Pollard, Is to Is Id Pumpkins, 8d to 3s 3d . Billot Wood, 10s Od to 1«» Od i : ?><.?< Bundle Wood, 13s to 1 Sis lid , Foot Wood, IBs to 17s Od Posts and Hails, .153 lOs'to .C I Fowls, 4s Od to 5s (id 1 . ; / 1 Cheese, 4d to (id Butter, Is Od to Is Id Eggs, Is 4(1'to Is 7d Bacon, lOd to.I Id Honey, ikl '"to (...

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THE LACKED CONFIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

:HK LACKED-CONFIDENCE AT: Solraa,vAla.i tlio colored man who, oar-' ried my grip " to the depot wanted to lcnow if any of bis. race up North- held political office, and when J'mentioned one or two; j instances, he replied : . : ' ; . i . - .' Dar.liaint no sott o' show for us down keah no mo',' 1 - ' What's to: prevent you from,riinjiiug for office?' i,' Hush I Doan' talk so loud. In do fust place, L hadn't got the oonfidenco in my-; solf.' >; .How's that?': ' Woll,. sposon I was mensliunod by do i noosopapers as a candydato for tho .logis lacliur. Do old woman she'd git hor back j up all of a sudden, an' feel too good to 'sociate ,wid do niggers libin round hcalij an' she'd drop do wasliboa.rd and begin to powder an" put on style.' r , ; j ' YOS.' . ?! : . . . . ':?! .; I ' An' ebery nigger at do hotel he'd want mo; tp get him a job at dp, Capitol, an'/if I j didn't promise dcy wouldn't vote fur mo.'... M . 'I see.'; : I . An' do -white trash would 'spoct, mo to rent a box at do...

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THE BATHURST BURR AT HAY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

THE BATHUliST liUMl AT HAY. i Tub desirability,of :oradioating tlio noxious woods which are..threatening- tlio oxistonoe of tlio pastures on the north and south com mons, carao on for, disoussion at the, .Oounoil meeting on Monday nightand, soraei singu; lav discrepancies in the opinions as .to the magnitude of' tlio danger. wore evidenced; Tlio Town Cleric, intimated that about,, a a dojsbn mon ,woro at ^vorlc clearing the,burrs off ; but ho considered, that at lonsfc £507 would be required to completly oradicato thorn! The mayor /^thought. tlio, nuisance was not so great as it was liiado out-if thoy wanted to see where the weeds thrived to poi'foction thoy would liavo to'go to Hay. This brought Alderman Maclconzio to liis legs. Ho contended that instead .of 11 or 12 men boing employed in tlio destruction of burrs, eleven or twelve hundred were re quired, so great was tho nuisance with which we wore threatened. The few mon now at .work were only fit to keep the", coach road open an...

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FISHING FOR RATS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

(FJSIRRNO,I;OII 'RATS.' A. novkl mode '.of catching. rats is. thus.^de scribed in, the American Anylor...'. Tlio writer ; says. that , a' person having- the pationco , of most fishermen -'.can. liaye * much .' sport^ in, hooking the vermin..^ : , ,T ' //. . ' The wareliouso adjoiliirig his place of busi ness is infested by the'so " file tails,", and. . our friend may bo seen, in the parly spring, and lato fall, on an occasional evening; after dusk, seated at the back' wiiidpw, of, liis counting-room (overlooking "tlio yard'of the' warohouso), wish, an ordinary rod,in hand, strong linen line, and a.springi'hbolt, , com-' monly called a "sockdolagor " baited with a lump of frosli beef, patiently, waiting^ for a bito. : . j -? ' It doos not tarry Jong nor does it consume itsolf in nibbles, but with a hungry Bnap tlio bait is Boized and. tho ? hooks of tlio';soolc dolager impales; tho rat', whon the oxcito ment cpmmonqps.. . A lusty, rat is no mean antagonist at tho ond of a pliant'polo...

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SOME STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

SOMK STATISTICS^. '! The total amount of poBtal' monby-brdbrs issued in tlioUnited Kingdom last year.was 14,850jl82j representing tlio', sum twenty throe million eight hundred' and] forty-eight thousand nine hundred and thirty-six. ;. ' , Immigration to . the, United Statos : is decreasing108,021 immigrants arrived in the country last qiiartor, against 171,lOS in the samo. timo last year. . ' ,. There, was'.22,145 birthslin .tlio.colony'of Victoria for 1881, and only 12,802 deaths. This show aii incroasd of profit" over loss of more,than cent, por cent. : ? The population of Asia is 82^,707,000, .while that, of Europe' lias 84*8 persons to the squaro mile, while Asia has only,48-4. . . In Denmark, the . quality of alcohol con sumed per head is, 28,quarts ; in Russia, 10; Germany, 10 ; ' B.olgmm,' 0; tlio United States and Switzerland, 7$England, G ; and Franco, 8 (quart's. . ' , ;, Tlio last issue of r tlio; Board and Trade returns, embracing'the first'nine months of 1882; show that...

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THE PENRITH AND NEPEAN JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

THE PENRITH AND NEPEAN / JOCKEY CLUB, V :: > "We mentioned in'otir last; issue ? that soma onorgbtio individualsiiftd' startod a subscrip. tion list fox- r.tlio-.purposo'.'of: ostaljlisliiiig' ft Baco Olub at Ponrith Since tliat time two ! mootiugs Jiavo boon hold'for thcpurposo of making all arrangements in connection with the abp(vo.; *,A, (nuinborof?, proposals havo boon made,' "and Vo givo lrdro H "Dvi&f rmimv lofiwhatliasiboou dono, y A soorotery; and-.tooasium* :havo" boon ap pointed, with a strong commifcfcco, judgo, stowards, clerk of the courso, starter,- >&c. Thoground solectod is tho old 'ra'ce course in Mr. Dout's paddock,on. tlio Mulgoa road, that gentleman ihaving kindly allowed tho committee tlie uso of tho land fox* mootings duriugjhis.tprniof.lpapp.,So far:a iirst-class programme has. boon niado, 'yij5 :~ Firai Ea'cp.-Maidoii Plato of 50 sovs.j :with a sweep s of % oovb'." oaolr,..fo).'i all maidon horsos at tho timo of entry ; second liorso 5 ...

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ANCIENT BIRD TRACKS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

; 7 .ANCIENTi BIBD ,T11AGKS./ Dbsokihino a visit just paid'to tho Vaudstoiio quarry at Tumor's Palis, on tlio Connecticut'; Eiyor, . MassaohusbttsV';', Mr.; Elias' 'Naso'n: states ^at.'^qi'kmon'dro still biisily oiigago'd in1 oxcavatirig tlio' bird tracks that havomade tlio '^nWi^^geplolgidj^Uy^f^tiio^V' ^THo'. lbdgb .risos 80 foot or 40 fpipt-fibbyo 'tlio 'river, and consists of thin' lamiiiffl'. of "a" dark' coloured and .'sombwliat .'lirittle/ '.'safa'datoiio;On ' tlio' facos of tlio ' slabs are found' tlio tracks! do c pressed and in rbliofi Tlioy aro in 'geiVpral' icloar' cutand yory 'distinct. . Som'o very'fine' '.spodimbns liavo V'i'ocontly b'oon(' brought $o : ligl\t.. One /of thbm has tracks' of-ail dupr-' ;uiqns'. animal,..C'foot apart and tlio . tracks j {tliomslves; fthrbo-ioo'd) aro 1S ' inpltos1 long; j According'vtoProfessor,.Huxley,' who ; li^s' 'visited this quarry, an animal making sufeli tracks musfc .havo boon 25'foot or 80 foot ; in : height;' *Mri'! Naso'n "was...

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MISCELLANEOUS. CRITICISED EACH OTHER'S WORK [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

MISCELLANEOUS. CUITICISJ5D KACH OTHER'S WORK ONE day an editor, liard at work, trying to doviso a plan to make liis delinquent sub scribers pay their duo, was called upon by ft shoemaker, who called in togivo the editor some valuable hints on running a'news paper. -Tlio .editor, overjoyed' at the oppor tunity, gave the man his bost cane-seat chair, honored him with a fresh cigar, and listoned attentively to what ho had to say. Quoth the shoemaker, as lie'lit his weed: "Your paper needs a hundred improved foiitures. You' do not grasp the topics of thoday by the right handle ; you don't set the locals in the right kind of type ; your telo grapli news is too thin ; even the paper j it self is poorly manufactured, not thick ohougli and of too chalky wliito; you don't run enough matter, and what you do run ain't of the right sort; your idea about protective tariff is infernally foolish, and your stand in tho Conkling matter was bad. I toll you these things, because I want to sco you suc ...

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THE FIRST CALF. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

TMJ3'KIKST OALK. ' . IT is often the caso when a heifer has had her first calf .(says the In<liun<t F<miuir) that that the farmer thinks she: will give no more milk than ?will' keep her calf in-good eondif1 tion, and lets them run together to teacli her tho mystery of being milkod when she has her next calf. In this dooision there are two' mistakes that go far to spoil the cow from''''future . usefulness.< Oows' are largerly the creatures of habit, and'with their first calf everything is now and strange to them, and. they readily submit to be milked, and think it is all right,'but suffer them to run with a calf the first season, and; a; vicious habit is established that they will liai'dly forgot in a lifetime. If they ever submit to be milked quietly, it is evidently under 'pro test.'' But there is a greater objection than this-tho calf running with the -cow draw tho milk every hour or two, so that the milk vessol are at no time distondod ...

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Original Contributions. A TRIP TO RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

Original Contributions. A TRIP TO RICHMOND. Somk little time ago I determined to take a trip to this picturesque township, and as my horse -was sielc and I could not borrow or hire' one, and as I did not care to stump tlid distance I decided to go by rail. , - The distanco from Eenritli to Richmond ' by road is about twelve miles, the distance by rail about doublo that. I started by the passenger train leaving Penrith at 4.28 p.m. and arrived at Blacktown about 6 o'clock ; there I had to remain for about ono and a half hours, and of all quiet spots in the County of Cumberland, givo mo Blacktown, when no trains are running; Fortunatoly I know that genial stationmaster, Mr. M'Coy, who, by the bye, I jfancy is also Traffic Inspector for the Richmond line, and he endeavoured to " show me round." ? I noticed on my arrival that the station house was in a very dilapidated condition, and on my return from our long walk 'through tlio bush, I asked Mr. M'Coy to show me round tlio station,' an...

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THE HARE AND THE FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 24 February 1883

' TJIE H.UUJ AND T1I15 FISH. The liaro and tho fish, having borrowed .tobacco, of each other for several months, tind, agreeing perfectly well on fpolitics, sot out. to make a journoy; togethor, and, see the sights of tho world. ; They had not pro ceeded many miles,.whon a wolf was dis covered in pursuit. The hare, at ono startod oil' at tho top of his spood, but the lish., called out: ; ' ". Do not leave 1110 "thus-I cannot run !" i<?' A lish who caunot run-lias ,110 business to mako a journoy," repliod the,,hare, and away lie ..'fled to sayo his bacon.,' . The lish hurried after as ifast.as,possible, and both.found themselves on ,tho bank of a river,while tlio wolf 1.was yet a. furlong away. . The lish. at onco .rolled into tho water and darted away, but tlio; hare shouted aft'or.him.: ...,: , i)o,not;loavor nef-rl caiinot swim I" !..,ff. A hare who caunot swiii has no business to, make a journoy," said the; fish, and ho left the hare to. be ..eaten on the half shell. ,...

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