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Shocking! THE ETERNAL THRONE MADE IN GERMANY." [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
Shocking! THE ETERNAL THRONE .' MADE IN GERMANY." The editor of this paper eight or nîné years ago was compelled td stand his trial before His Honor Judge Cooper, charged with " blasphemous libel." Our playful and prayerful little effort was not a patch upon the fol- lowing, which we extract from a recent Sydney "Bulletin." And yet we filled in the committal interim with a weighty bail tethered round our apopleptic neck, and if we had'nt taken the common-place precaution to square the jury, would assuredly have trespassed upon Her Majesty's hospi- tality from any period ranging from 6 months to z years. On the present occasion this paper is not sneakingly inferring that the editor of the " Bul- letin " should be favored with an in- timation that the Chief Justice wants him,- but we just feel like pointing out that the spirit of the hour is evidently more libéral than when our august and reverend friend, Mr Leather Livered Chester, P.M.-, suffered at our hands the mortification of an...
Too Clever. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
Too Clever. ; ; Not long ago an honest ' merchant was negotiating with an insurance company with regar (Ito effecting ah insurance ona vessel overdue. í.C Before the policy was delivered the merchant heard of the vessel's loss and wrote at' once ?? to tho insurance com- pany, thus :- V... .. i . j " Sir,-If you haye not yet made out the policy you need not, fori have heard of the ship." - "Oh !" said the manager, who discover- ed that the policy had not - boen signed, but immediately proceeded to have it ex- ecuted and aeut off, ." the fellow wants to do os out of the premium." > " You'are foo late "by half an hour. .Your policy has been posted to you." Wl'tn tho claim was iiiado the company had to jay, as to have refused to do so would have, brought out theTreal . facts of | thé çajo;.. .
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
CORRESPONDENCE. !\'' ; ñe Edito r is in no wayresjmnsiblefor the Opinion of .correspondents/ The ventilation of public matters will always be encouraged under this heading provided the letters sent in are signed by the respective writers.'}. Wc reserve to ourselves the right to exclude all manuscript beariuga norn dc plume, although tee are prepared to admit that "Pro Bono. .Publico," "Old Subscriber,'.' "One IVlio './Cnà-ps," a'ud the rest of that ancient fratcr i .nity af anonymous scribes, may, under certain circumstances, be excused for veiling their signatures.'] ?
"He's a Good 'Un." [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
.'He's a Good Un." Finding myself in the company of a well-known pugilist recently, I deter- mined to profit by the occasion, arid raised several knotty points for his advice. " In the event of being suddenly attacked, say, in a street row, what would you advise me to do, I asked him. " First," he-replied, " takéj off your coat: The other chap does the same, and while his arms are behind his back you knock him down. He'll not get up again ; he won't want any more." - ~ ? " Bnt supposing he does get up and goes want some more?" " Then you hook' it ; he's a good 'un."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
COME and have a look at tho latest list of Good Second-hand BICYCLES. A. TAYLOR. & SON. "I7ANDY KOOLA CEYLON TEA has been tried and acquitted of con- taining any properties injurious to digestion. BURNS, PHILP & COY., Ltd., Agents. CECOND cunsignnient-Now SILENT » " PM MUS " STOVES just landing. Call round and have a look at them. A. TAYLOR AND SON. ESTABLISHED 1831. A. J. DRAPER, AUCTIONEER, HOUSE AiTC LAND ACrSNT, Commission and Insurance Agent, ACCOUNTANT AND VALUATOR, LAKE STREET, CAIKNS. PROPRIETOR NEWMARKET SALE- YARD, Secure Paddocks for Horses placed in my hands for absolute sale. For Sale or Lease, the finest Sugar Lands in the district. Correspondence invited. Intending Sugar Growers supplied gratis with fullest information, AGENT FOR National Fire, and Marine Insurance Com. pany of New Zealand. National Mutual Lifo Association of AUK Co. ~»~~ ~-r Wright Heaton and Co, R. A. Tills, Redlynch Sawmills, SECRETARY TO Cain» District Hospital. Barron Divisional B...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Wed. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Wed, Fm tlier news continues to be received of disasters along the coast caused bjr the recent gale. The tteamer Marion Fenwick, which was recently wrecked ' between Merilyn and Sydney liss be- come a total wreck. All the crew were saved. The mail coach from Bega to Paru I ula was washed away in Stoney Creek. All the mails were lost. The yacht Graylands capsized in the Har- bor. Five, of the occupants rescued aro in a at ito of collapse. Over seventeen inches of rain has fallen on the South coast district since Friday last. Thu whole country between the Camden and Waredan districts are flooded, Yesterday the Nepean Railway Bridge was 80 feet under water. Many of the residents of the district are tem- porarily homeless through the floods. Special provision was made by the Camilen Municipal Connoil last night to relieve the situation. The Hunter River hus risen 39 feet at Singleton, but it is not considered likely that the water will flood tho township. The ri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
""Ô^MUJUIT BBMOCE iklCBI. Ut«W*% Spatial Reseñe Whisky.' í «j »Min «Haars old Special Reserve Whisky - ilaalMll ia years old Glen Lion Whisky ' f*«»JaJt Da ??Sjaats Pale Erandj ÍW*ta'a XXX Sparkling Ale T Octaves, quarters and cases. WALSH & Co., Cairns and Port Douglas, i-js*jyh* »nd Mossman. '". /. USE'CHiL«* ' "MYOLA" O O X* JP TB JB, Crown at Myola, near Barron Falk L/ Cairns, N.Q. " ? The Registered Brand is an Alligator WALSH & Co., SOLE AGENTS
Hodgkinson District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
Hodgkinson District Hospital. The adjourned meeting of the com- mittee of management of the Hodg- kinson District Hospital was held on Tuesday, February 8th. Members present-Messrs Grogan (chair), Duffy, Murphy and Nicholes. The minutes of the previous meek . ing were confirmed on the motion of Mr Grainer, seconded by Mr Murphy. The correspondence being read the inward was received, and the outward adopted on the motion of Mr Duffy, seconded by Mr Murphy. The accounts amounting to the sum of £15 ns +d were passed for pay- ment on the motion of Mr Duffy, sec-r onded by Mr Grainer. - . The doctor's report was received on fin, m titi mi~nf.~-J^Tnypl.^ , aat**nd4»ft~, by Mr Nicholes. . - Visiting Committee for the ensuing I month-Messrs Williams, Grogan and Grainer. - . " : A vote of thanks to the chair con- cluded the meeting.
CAIRNS WATER SUPPLY. THE BARRON FALLS. A BIG SYNDICATE. THEY WANT NOT THE EARTH BUT THE WATER. PUBLIC MEETING TO PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
CAIRNS WATER SUPPLY. THE BARRON FALLS. A BIG SYNDICATE. THEY WANT NOT THE EARTH BUT THE WATER. PUBLIC MEETING TO PROTEST. Ä public meeting convened by the Mayor for the. purpose of considering the application by a private syndicate for concessions afc the Barron Falls, was held in the Divisional Hall on Friday evening last. There was. a fair attendance, and among those on the pial form were Messrs Neid McLean (Chairman Barron Divis- ional Board), Aid. Le Vaux; Bardon, Brown and Boland. lu opening tho meeting, the Mayor (Aid Aumuller) regretted the sparse at- tendance, inore particularly as the matter to be dealt with affected every man, woman, and child in the district. The Barron Falls represented an unrivalled water supply, and were of immense value as a motive power. They* were the heritage of the people, and it was the duty of those who controlled the affairs of the town to conservo its future in- terests.' Although Cairns was only a small town at present, with ¡ts 3000 in- habi...
Russell River Rainfall, [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
, Ras»ell RiTer Rainfall, ' We »re indebted tb Hon. V.- -Hood for the following details of rainfall on the Lower Russell River for the month, of January. ' v , T. JANCARV RAINFALL. - January 1st ... "..".Wita. " 2nd ... ... -Otin. 3rd ... ... -¡«in. , " 4th ... ... -Mia. - . ." 5th ... ... -lOin.' " 6th .2 Olin. 7th . -98ÍII. " 8th .Illili. " 9th. .315in. 10th ... ...2 82ic. " 11th .&lt;" -17in. 13th . 07hi. " 16th .2 IOiii. 18th . -fßiii, 10th .6-75ÍU. " 20th . 06m. " . 21st .' -COin. j ; . ? " . 23rd ... .. Otiii. " .». 24th ... ... -22in. ! " 29th .2 »Oin. _ .. ,'.'.30th'.,.,USäia.^,^ '.^.^««»"?.v'^rt'r«»»^-..;^'''?.... «Min. ?. ..'-TotalJa 32 day» £9««.:, Vienta Hoon.
A CURIOUS STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
A CURIOUS STORY. Connected with the murder of . Mr Terris( there is (writes the » London "Spectator ") ; a very curious story of prevision/ ' Mr Fredrick - Lane,r Mr Terns' understudy,; declares that on the night before " the murder he dreamt that he saw Mr Terns' lying on the landing surrounded by à crowd, and that he. was raving! The story is a vet}' curious one: Even, granted that the dream was not a mere coin- cidence, "it does not prove positively a prevision of,the future. . Suppose, as is quite possible, that Mr Tenus' mind was occupied with the thought, '1 hope that mad fellow I had to refuse any further help to will "not take it into his head to revenge himself by murdering me.' If that thought did occur, there is no reason, under: the theory of , thought-transference, why it should not have been transferred from Mr Terriss' to Mr Lane's mind.
HER BICYCLE BEFORE LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
HER BICYCLE BEFORE LIFE. .' Had it been a man," snorted the large and athletic doctor, " I should have known what to do. But woman is a conundrum in herself and in a majority of her actions. I had been attending a family for weeeks, I patch- ed the husband up after his almost fatal misunderstanding with a tram-car. I saw the young wife through- a serious illness: After months expired, I sent a most reasonable bill, with a modest hint that I was in need of some money. It seems that I could not have selected a more inopportune limefor this gentle dun. " The husband was lamenting the aggregate of family bills and the paucity of the family purse. There was a continuons and unending call ; upon his slender resources that had become maddening. He would pay the doctor who had been faithful and considerable, but there he would draw the line for some time to come. They must retrench. l"\Vheu the wife came to settle she was depressed. If I could only cut the bill in two she could pay it at on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
A FORTUNE TO BE MATÍÍ T WANTKD at once, in every locality, sav intelligent peraon to act as our Aceat ! No special knowledge required, aad wita-t interfering with' present occupation. 'Aa j excellent opportunity for a younga maa. or lady.-Address, Morse Manufacturing Casa- | pany, 3, Red Lion Court London," E.C. E. O'NEILL, Saddle & Harness Maker! ;>' - j;- : ? .: .. -«il I HAS Started business at the MUL-1 GRAVE (Next door to the ' FAMILY HOTEL ) And Hopes by First-Class Work- \ manship to obtain a fair \ share of Public Patronage. 1 MAKING AND REPAIRING PACK - SADDLES A SPECIALITY. I Saddles and all Descriptions of Harne» Made and Be* paired- at the ? shortest Notice. GOOD WORKMANSHIP, MODE RATE CHARGES AND PROMPTNESS. , E. O'NEIl^MulgraYe.
Short Commons in Cloncurry. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
Short Commons in Cloncurry. There is no doubt (says the Clon- curry "Advocate") thc outlook to face on Clohcu ry at present in regard to food, is a serious one, owing ta the very small amount of any description of food on hand in the local stores or held by private people. Thc drought of the past three years has seriously militated against communication, and this year has crowned it. There are no teams now travelling towards this centre from Hughenden, although some of the teams have been on the road since last August ; they are now camped and thc horses turned out on the .Woolgar tableland. There are a fejv' teams with general supplies coming from Normanton, but have not yet.reached Donaldson, 60 miles dis- tant. This is the state of things in dry seasons ; now, if rain falls in any quantity, and a good wet season (which we all pray for) intervenes, the residents of this town and district will be in a difficult fix for food. There is no rice, no great quantity of flour, sugar, or t...
No Latitude. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
No Latitude. Irish wit of the genuine kind is not extinct in Ireland, and it is not likely' to become «o, if we may iudfe from* geiieiaiiuiw ?* J-..-.«.... ..".-.,-.,. * An Irish school-inspector was ex amimng a class in geography. He had pronounced a question regarding longitude, and received a correct answer from the lad undergoing the. ordeal. ' "And now," he said, "what is latitude.5" After a brief silence, a bright youngster, with a twinkle in his eye, said: "Plea&lt;e, sir, we have no latitude in Ireland. The British Government won't allow us any !"
JUMPING SEATS IN RAILWAY CARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
JUMPING SEATS IN RAILWAY CARRIAGES. . : A decision of Judge Emdens at Tun- bridge Wells County Court last week will meet with the approval of colonial rail- way travellers, and chc^k the practice of "jumping" seats which ^si> .frequent-.. Passenger No. 1, leaving his.carriage at\ Tunbridge.Wells for a'moment, deposited, on his scat a magazine and umbrella. Passenger No. 2, on the guard's invita- tion, lo " take your seats," took the seat of passenger No. 1, and on being, asked to restore it to its rightful owner, de- clined to stir. Thereupon, passenger No. 1 took the law and the obnoxious "jumper" into his own hands, and ejected the latter. Litigation ensued. No. 2 brought an action for ten guineas damages. No. 1 counter-claimed for the same sum. The judge held tint there was obvious necessity for passengers to leave their seats occasionally, that there were sufficient signs cf prior possessiou ou the seat when it had been appropri- ated, and that the owner was entitled to use r...
FRUIT AS FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
; FRUIT AS FOOD. During hot weather many persons worry a lot as to what they shall eat, drink, and avoid, but a great number take things just as they come, making little difference in ; their regimen whether the thermometer stands at Sodeg. dr loodeg. The latter class, those possessing strong digestive powers, are to be envied ; yet, although no ill results are at one3 observable, it ] is admitted by nearly all that good j ripe fruit should, especially in hot weather, form a good proportion of our-daily food. ? ft has been stated that tru£t>anana and the date alone contain ample nourishment for the support of life. The banana has of nitrogenous "matter +.82 parts, of sugar 73*9, and -of fat 0*63 to every roo parts. The fig con- tains 58 per cent of sugar. Although the bananais, when in proper condition, a most wholesome article of food, it is questionable if its value is not seri- ously impaired by the time it reaches the bulk of our Victorian consumers. Gathered when quite green...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
Marriage. &nbsp; MORTON-DRAPER.--On Saturday, 12th February, at the residence of &nbsp; her brother, Mr E. C. M. Draper, &nbsp; EDITH CLARA, second surviving &nbsp; daughter of CAPT. H. J. DRAPER, Williamstown, Victoria, to FREDRICK &nbsp; GERLER, second son of the late REV. &nbsp; ROBT. MORTON, of Glasgow.
Thornborough Notes. BY AN OCCASIONAL CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
Thornborough Notes. BY AN OCCASIONAL CORRESPONDENT. &nbsp; There is not much to report fron thc mining world here. Keating hac a good crushing and well he deservec if German Fred and T. Brophy pul through a small lot giving nine weights, just about what was expected. The Union Mining Coy. held a meeting herc on Tuesday, and decided to hang up for a few weeks on account of th« water. From private advices it ap- pears that Mr Harvey is likely to gel some of his good things floaMd, and if so we are bound to have a good time, as all we require ii a fair start. Mr Mcllray (Postmaster) and family returned from South on Monday, where he has been spending his well earned holiday for the past three months. Mr Brook, who was acting in his place, leaves to-morrow for the Walsh, accompanied by his wife. He will be driven over by Mr Gielis and will have a rough trip. Early on Tuesday morning a meteor of extraordinary brilliancy was seen here. It was seen by Dr. Wilkie and Constable Riley...
"MORNING POST." "Neither by fear nor by favor, but by Truth alone." Thursday Moring, Feb 17, 1898. MULGRAVE CENTRAL MILL MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 17 February 1898
** MORNING POST." "Neither ty fear nor by favor, but by Truth alone?' Thursday Koala* 7«b- V7, 180S MULGRAVE CENTRAL MILL MATTERS. "When a lot of little curs make a practice of yapping behing a big St. Bernard's heels, the latter can afford to look benevolent and pass on. As with canine, so with human nature. No man ever yet raised himself head and shoulders above his fellows, but what the herd of pigmy men looked upon such elevation as the special act of Providence to enable them to get a better shot at him with their splenetic missüs." The above was intended as portion of an essay of which the object was to ad vocate the Tolstoian contention that the best.thing- that could happen lo thc human race wu its utter extinc- tion, but it will serve to point a moral in another direction, (and that moral we now proceed to point with the finger of scorn.. It may appear, on. first sight a wide departure from the subject to announce with a sudden jerk that the Mulgrave Central Mill Coy. will ...