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ABAD BREAK. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
A BAD BKEAK. A lap nasned Daly, Kon of Mr. Daley, of Punch Luiie, wuh r dinar at a f.irly brisk pace r.und Hum's Hoi el crner on Moi dny last, when he was thrown heavily fr-iiu h a horse. He was picked up, and, h a injurif.s ecem IIJU -IU w \*t. (* rui luuo iiuuuiC| » tin tnli'en ?-; to' thV; IIo-pitnl, w'hi-re Dr. Gabriel examined him and found the lad's arm bcilion in thr a places, the hone-i being splintered in a breakage, near the elbow. V
A FEDERAL FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
A FEDERAL PAITl. j us Duiuiaj arterno -n a meeting or Ciitholio ladies was held in St iPat rick'a for the purpose of d-vHing means of raieiiig funds for St. Stjinia laus' new bcIiooI. The Ilov. Father Donovnn piortidid. Tho inoi-linij, ?wu.on was ejciji'pningiy ( ntnuia-tic, .urimimnusly drcided to hold a Fed nil F«ir during show and rnce weeka next yoar. Thorn wiil be four siall« and ii( r frpshmout ocall. Ihe stills will bd named atler tlie Australian provinces ab ut to federate, and will bedrapfid in the appropriate colors i,f the v»rious colonies. Tlicro was no.laok oF volun toor-3 to tnke ohargp of atal's, fo that inn wurii ul prt'parui ion win swrv nil-, mediiitoly. In connection with the.1 Fair thine will ba an art nri'on, in, whioli tho przos are a Columbia bioyclo, a miignilicont oil painting, and Sc.it'B . Wamrli-y noyela non'Jy bound in cloth and gilt.itv25 vo'ume.«. AVe have full tpDhVlonco thut tliH Fa r and art uni'n ;? will' be a succo-h and mnteiiully UHaist ini ''pn...
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
. SYDNEY' WOOL SALES. -Th-K concluding sales or tho week, wpre/rnarked by great aiamut on, the offo'ing* on the wh'Ie being fairly re p'Osentativo Thn season's record fir greasy merii o wns ma''o when a little lot of 5 hal.s marked WHB 'over Tas mania brought lSd. This wnol was of extra R equality clothing, very bright in n|ipe'aranoe. and one of ths beai Biimjlo-i -if its Musa. A lot at lOd ??aa 11 bales II o- or *-- (rev.) over Yamrantroe, fnra Bethunura, a wall jjrown bright, sound wool (if jfnod quality and ooi-d ti'n ; 32 biles weth ers aid owes, the latt. r a littln tetider, b inging DJ-d ; p bops of the same o i', good and bulkv, ra:ide 8Jd. O her. salnH were : — OL over U agra, froti Sundagai, 5 bales at 9£d, long, fine, soft nnd brifjhi, 11 Imles makiuu J)d. Rogolong over K.T, from Kook'liam. 11 at 9jd. very good qunlity, in lis;ht c .nduion, aud aoit. 3 F over Rns - mnunt, from ,f»i;iong, 18 »t fld, very ddo nnd bright, but a little fatty. \VG ov.-r *'* , from Bownii»», 21...
A RASH CHOICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
A RASH CHOICE. ' Now, Bob,' said a boy to his chum, 'we've got this dog in partnership, and half belongs to each of us. We call one end mine, and one end yours, and you can have just which end you like.' ' All right,' replied Bob. xou can nave eitner tne iront, end (persuasively), with the eyeB and the ears and the mouth and the collar and the teeth, or the rear end with just the tail.' ' I'll take the front end,' said Bob. ' All right ; and now you'll have to feed him.'
LADIES' COLUMN. CHATTY NOTES FROM SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
LADIES' COLUMN. CHATTV NOTES FROM SYDNEY. (By 'Lady BMRNKy.') XllE glorious moonlight has corns again,, and the Railway Commissioners nro trying to make noine money. by mea's of it. Kor that purpose trams are tpeeial'y run lo Ooogee, Hondi nnd Ludy Robinson's. Beach. They attract the young and -romantic, and the view from flieol/ffi above Coogee is one wnioh no artislio aoul can view nnm-jved. ' It is an ill wind thnt blows no one any good,' might be applied to the recent fire. In place ot the old houses destroyed by tho fire, ihe hons-s in course of erection are two-storied commodious buildings, which «ill add to the importance of the sireet. I he i.urnt-out business people have all re i-iim d business in the looliiy thereahouix. The recent fud started by the Women's Guild regarding leaching cookery in schools is not remark.. bio for its sagacity. If taught in Sydney the pupils are provided with gas stoves and every convenience. It would be no use applying such a scheme to country ...
STATION AND FARM. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
STATION AND FARM. Ax the hide eulo' in Brisbrtnfl last week, among the hides rffori-d 'viis one 051b in woiaht, the property of Mr. W: IT. Aaliton, of Puddinttnn. This hide was eol.l at 12Jd per 1K| and was bought, by Mr. A. H Cornell for Mr. John Huutcr, the well known hoot manufacturer. Th« net amount realised for the hi'le is £4 12a 8d. J.HE uoveiopmenj oi mo export urao iu ?frnzon mutton lias turned the intention of Southern Braziers to these English breerls of Bht'op which are noted iiitlier lor excellence t)f carcase thun for wool. The 8l-rnp-liire has found fnvor. in' the eyes of Victorian and Sonth Australian .shnep nun, and some valuable imponn' ions liavu been mad* into thf'Sa colonies. Tlie lnt st of thesa eon iais of two rims, which arrived n week or two ago from England to' the order of Mr. Thorn-' as BruDton, 'f Viotoria. ?Us. Hdnt, dining his risideice in the Central districts of Queer, sl.uid, lias thoioughly investigated the lick fev. r. . Dr. j Hnnt is satis ed of ...
PRE—NUPTIAL CHATTER. A SIN OF OMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
PfMUFTIAL CHATTER. ;a sin of omission. ,'?' I, know, sweet maid, 'twas very moan ? u t To steal a kiss from theo — '? ' One kiss, when, all I it might have been ' ' \ A goodly two or three. ' ' ' My fault was great, indeed, fair^inaiuV .' ,., . It waa a stupid ono; , ~~ * Oh! I repent not what I did. But what I loft undone. Yot treat mo not with cold disdain; , ?' Forgive my oversight. And, doubtlesB, when wo meet again ' , I'll put the matter right. ?«? A MATTER-OF-FACT LOVER. ' Somo few years ago there lived a Motho- ' ' (list preacher who had resisted all persuasions to marry until he had reached a tolerably ad vanced ago. Shortly after entering one of his circuits a maiden lady, also of ripo years, waB strongly recommended to him, and his friends again urged that ho had better got married, repre senting that the lady named would probably not refuBe to accept him, notwithstanding his reputed eccentricities. ^ 'Do you think tho!' \. ^^^?P'-'^o, and theo her.' He was a man of his w...
WHY HIS HEAD WAS STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
WHY HIS HEAD WAS STKONG. In tho last contuiy nearly every gentle man was put to bed drunk. Ho bad either to |(li ink as others drunk or light a duel.' . Sir Aubrey do Vere, when ho was eighteen years of ago, after n day's hunt, avoided intoxica tion at dinner by watching until thu others wero tipsy, ant!, after that, pouring each now irhlHK ot: winu down. hlH npckclnth. f.luin wnrn so large that the chin was buried in it. When thelast of tho topers lay under the table, he rushed to his bedroom, took a bath, dressed anew, and joined tho lad es at' their twolvo o.elock tea. Tho next morning, at broakfaBt, nil the gentlemen roso when he entered and received him as if ho had been a prince. Thoy had heard that he had been unaffected by the wine, and considered that ho strong a head was entitled to tho . highest honours. ? An attorney brought an immense bill to a lady for some business ho had dono for hor. ? Tho lady, to whom ho had onco paid his ad drcssus. murmured at tho charges. ' Mad...
A New Plant. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
' A New Plant. A '.' I/ausrhhig Plaint' grows hi Aralbin. It o-bluHufi .We intiiiue from llho elVucts pto ?duced by oiitfug ills seedci.. The nativ-js of Iflie ,'dl«lricit w.hei-e 'tili'o plant' grows dry .Uwwe^seoils ivnd reduce lilrein to liowider. -A'srniall dose of 'Llils xwawIoii Ikis similar effec'tis to tliose tirluliiK fiiMiM tlie'ifxt'fBslve, lMfi of intoilcnnte. It esuises ftvj^iriosl sober person to dance, shO'Ul, ,iij\i lamgh, with - Ihe , bolnlerons excitement of :i ntttdmd'n., ajid lo rush aH)out cutibthg Ulio-mostji'ldiVuloiiB capem for nlboiil aiii Ihour. A^ dho explmllou of Uhis dime cxiinnwhlon sots in, lanrd die ev«i'ted jierson fa'Jlis Msieep, to wnJco ftflei- several Ilioauw wlt'h no rocollec Won of .Ills anticfi.
TURKISH GIRLS: [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
TURKISH GIRLS; Turkish girls of tho bettor class in the cities, after thoy aro too .old to attend the primary schools, aro largely edu cated at home by govci netses, many of whom come from England and France,' but, mi fbi Innately, do not always represent the nigiiHst culture ottlieso nations, so tliat.tno real lovo of study is not, as a rule, developed under their influence. Turkish woiueu have a great aptitude for foreign languages, and those met on the' steamers of thu' liosphorn.s often speak'Li'iench.and lfis'not unusual for them- to speak Guimun and -Un.g!ihh tilso. ?It is a well-known fact, that many Turkish women aro ongaged in trado',' ? somo even carrying on an oxtensivo* business, involving frequent journeys to Egypt and other places, which pro supposes tlu- ability to, read and write, as well as some 'knowledge of arith metic. Moreover, ' conversation '..with the Miisbsiilman women in the capital reveals some progicbs ati tho piesent time in inde pendence of thought ; an...
BLUFFER IS BLUFFED [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
BLUFFER IS BLUFFED Thero were a dozen or more men in the passenger coach, some leading, ' sonic half asleep, but all minding their own business— when tho man at tho rear end, who had becir looking oiit of the window for tho last half hour, roso with a big roll of bills in his hand and said to the man in the seat ahead: ' Look hero, now, but 1 in a bluffer from Blullei'ville, and I want to wako this crowd up. I've had it poked at mo that- the wmld was round. I don't believe it. . I'believe it's as Hat as a pancake, and here's money to bet on it. It's oven up for £50 that the world is flat.' ' I couldn't bet with you,' quietly replied tho man addressed. ' Oh, you back down, do you ?' 'No. sir ! 1 don't.but I happen to believe with you that tho world 'is flutter than that. Of course it is. I'll also bet £50. that it is.' The bluffer looked hard at him for a minute and then passed on to the next man and said: ' It is generally believed that tho Biblu is an inspired book. 1 don't belit.v...
On Getting-up in the Morning. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
On Getting-up in the Morning. Copybook morality lias had many severe buffets of late from the hand of science, but none more cruel than its recent attaclc on early rising. , 'Early to hed-iind early to rise' Is n closnia that may. claim antiquity with those of religion, ltiuiu ;yoc: one- oi.- ouL-nicmc.-ir journals actually denounces it as ' ma tutinal niania.' An American specialist goes much' further, and attributes Hie frequency with which farmers In the South and West become insane '(and '.Tingoes) to ' the inhuman hours at which they are in the habit of '.getting up.' It seems shocking ; yet most of u* ?will rather syinpatiliise~\vith this carrying the .war into what unay bo called, the enemy's country ; for we have been evpose-l for many yea.rs to the contempt of the proud — of the people, that Is, who plume them selves upon their power of early rising, and treat with scorn those of inferior virtue.^ In old-fashioned ' works of fiction s-thls supposed merit is placed in the fi...
Beauty. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
Beauty. All hwiuly nniist be organic. It is 'Hie nouudni'i.-h of t'he 'bniub, that ullimatcft itself hi :i peacli-bloinn con)]-le\lon, | IumIIIi of 4iMii-titutU-ii 'tihafc makes t'he tjjr.urkle Mind lwwer of t'he eye. It ds the arijU(5liim»nl of the hiKe ami of tihe join tiiK oi uiieKociiem oi mio fiKeieron -Einix givcw gi'.H'e of oiillme aji-d the llnw gr.irt* of movement. Kvory newe*!! ry organic action pkMLsoci Uie liclioldor. A maai lea'diiig a horhe lo water, a 'tanner .sowing isooil, I ho I.rboni'-s of hayinakeiw in the field, the uiTipenler building el h'hip, t'lie cuill'h Mil the forge, or whaf-ever uisefnl labour., w bei-ivnimg to the wise *'yej bii't, 'if it Is dune to be noen, it is simply neil'lier more iK-rk»*- than inetui.
TRAIN ON FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
' TRAIN ON FIRE. The western mail train caught fire lant night, when 27 mileB from Bourke. The 6ro origitiated in a tnr paulin covering a truck of chaff, and -spr-ad very r»pidly, boiug fanned by a high wind. *' When the train stopped there waa great danger of total destruction, all trunks and their contents being a muss of Ha men. The oi, Linkers -were powerless. When the bulk of the trucks wore consumed, the i-emainder were diston neuted by means of a wire ropo, tho passengers asaisiina:. Tho other por tions were then cou| led together, and arrived in Bourke three hours late. MT. MA RG A RET M URDE R. With repaid to the Mfc. Margaret mutder, a Perth wire Btalea that the remains of the body «htn brought to the surface, showed limbs dismem bered by a skilful Burgeon, ribs; head, abdomen, and other portions caro'uMy bit. red. and the skull crushed ia, ei ideally bv a violent blow.
Cablegrams. THE MOHICAN WRECK London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
Cablegrams. ? » THE MOHICAN WRECK Lenrlon, Monday. A verdict has been iciiirned to the effect that, the disahter of the Atlantic linor Mohican was due to tbe fact that the vessel was steered wrongfully. FRANCE STILL RO 4 ING. The differences between. France as'.d Russia in regard to Abysinnia arn in- creaaing. A KLONLtYKE NUGGET. An immense nugget has bneii found on tho Kiondvke goldtteld. It ia valued at £10,000. HEAVY FIGHTING. Louden, Nov. 20. The natives in the hinterland of Bjnin, West Africa, have engaged a force of tie Rr.jal Niger Company. Heavy fight ng has taken p'ace, ond tl.e natives have been badly defeated. i ne v. ompany a lorccu uup^urea sevo ral towns. LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL Tbe Lomlon County Council has re fused to permit Sunday c. ncorts to be held in music and other halls for pri vatp gain, at the fame time drawing a distinction between voluntary and commercial enterprise. Ti.is dfi-ision bus had the effect of -topping the clai-s cal concerts held on Suiidiy aiter...
Telegrams. STOCK MARKETS Sydney, Tuesday, [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
Telegrams. . STOCK MARKETS Sydney, Tuearlny, A.t Hor«'ebush beat bulocks arc makin-T £7 lGs, medium from £3. Best ewos 7s Gd, itferior from 4» ; beat wethers 93 6d, inferior from 5s^- THE WEATHER. -Yosterday was generally dry and hot throughout the colony. Dust atorniB of gieat violence raged in many ions. Tliecropfl in tho north are Buffering Beverely from the lack of tnin. TEETOTAL TIPPLE The Collector of Customs und J'.xcise finds that several brands of temper ance drinks coniain more than two per cent of alcohol. Proceedings will be instituted against the mauufuotur erB. CATHEDRAL DESTROYED. Tho Catholic oalhedral nfc Welling ton, New Zealand, has been deatioytd by fire. The loss is estimated at £7,500. FATAL POISONING. Three children niirm-d Cooper, ro c^inn ^t Kumiltnn. OuGi'nsland. have ?I'oeu. poisoned, one fatally, l-y talcing a compound containing epsoru Balt3 and oreaiu of tartsir. A TERRIBLE DEATH. A terrible fatality has occurred at Wellington, New Zealand. A joung marr...
A King's Cur. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
A King's Cur. King Ooorge of Greece is 'in variably aootmipa n'led wherever he goes by -u Htllb 'iniMigivl cur. to whl oil he !s*di:i-ply. allta-cfliexVand of wlilch .he. (Mime to be tihe ?owuw.iu ii rather curious w«i.v. lie wjis U'l some mamouiivres a jiunilier of, yea'Tv? 'aigo. .sfandilng a'niW his'sl.ilt on the' fop of a iwll wi.iitc-h.ing tlie-iii(vv\- 'mentM of the tiroopci, when t?utldeiily n little dog ina'de 'it« .iippoajKuice, no one knew wiiienou, and cfla'tloned ilSelf ;Vt , the'1 King's leef. A'll alttoni])!^ to tlis ltulgo Itwei'c fni 1 1 less,' lUttT'it J'wnnilnort thercMnil'il t'lie euikl of (Iks' review. WJhmi ifho'-K-iiig \v-i'Jkwl-'to' hSf»i oavilygo .fire' little dog trotted Jn frftut ofjhiip, ,i|^ piwi'd.jiis Punch, willh his l^iiL.jirftglj a.nd, 'hefol'e any 'one coiiW interjef^rp, BCiunVbled i'ntoU'ho wOruiKo. Since that day Uie dog has ftlept 'ln..-lihc King's l-ed- room.Vaiud has tsewrcoly.over left ilflni.''