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CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

CORRESPONDENCE \_It in to he understood that we do not necccsarily endorse the opinions of onr correspondents.]

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Maryvale Road. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

Tlie 9Iarv vale Road. (To tho Editor) Sir. — Though averse to discussing the aots of Progrosa CominittoBinoa in a' nowspapor, I thiuk tho absurd attack mado upon mo in your comtem porary justifies -my doing io at tliii juncture. Whilst willing to submit to honest criticism I naturally object to having words put iuto my mouth ? that 1 nover us3d, and to boing hold up as an urch enemy of progress. My critic got back to truth when ho said ' a great deal of damage is often dono by people, who, ignorant of the subject under discussion Juncy they aro 'expected to aay somothing.' Tlmt he iB ignorant of the subjoct upon which lie writrs iB abunduptly proved whon he charges mo with having insulted tho Maryvale committeo. Whilst our committee wero novor approachod by such a body, as a matter of fact we havo no official knowlodgo of its existence. Wo were uot, as ' tho ' Gazette ' would imply, asked by tho Maryvale Committeo to co-opcmta with them, tho roiolution asking ub to do so haying boon...

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ENGLISH LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

ENGLISH LETTER. It appears to many a strange and extra ordinary thing that women ol fashion should wear wigs of a reddish tint, or dyo their hair a.warm bright, red, in order to meet a orate of the momeat, and the exigencies of fickle Dame Fashion. Many smart women ot the present day are stowing away their natural looks beneath uncomfortably, hot wigs, rather than die their hair to the fashionable tint. The new colours iu dresa and millinery are being made to harmonise with this latest fad. Gray, bluish green, lavender, peri- , winkle, and byasinth-blae are the shades which are worn with red hair. To be quite np'tO'data, however, the ruddy red hair aooompanies a . clear, palie complexion, and grey, or grey. bias eye's. The complexion may be skillzlly made ap to sait the hair, but the coloar of tbo eyes eannot be altered. ? ? ? Lace malntains its popularity, and many besstifnl costumes :ior garden parties ana weddings are being formod of tt. The rage for muBlin in white, pale primros...

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SIMPLE WEDDING GOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

SIMPLE WEDDING GOWN8. The fashions of these days does not permit a w;man to ohoo3e her wedding gowu aa a certain wise man chose his wifo— ' for qualities that woald wear well.' But there is a. oertain ''nloonesa* which- marks the ohoice of a garb for so important an occasion whioh must not be disregarded. Of those . materials whioh will afterwards eorve for a ' best' dress for tho summer months cloth is, perhaps, the bsBt choice. In ' Mastio' gray pearl, fawn, or dove.oolotir, with a ohemi sette of white cloth or ailk, either of these shades would make up elegantly and effect ively. Of other materials, taffetas, Bilk or woollen pbplins, and cashmere ate perhapB the moat suitable. The light dresa should - always be out fully long in tho skirt, while the new ' tunic' or ehawl draperies lend themselves kindly to the requirements of Bach a gown. A toque or hat. bf drawn white tails, chiffon, or silk muslin is in better taste with suoh a gown than the orthodox bridal veil. ^ j

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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TOILET NOTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

TOILET NOTIONS. When ihe wind blows on' a red note we begin to realise the impossibility of keeping the skin in good oondiiion by the simple , ago ci soap and water. Roughness, .redness, and irritation' render' immediate attention imperative. Those who are. experiencing. this cannot do better than ecbetituto the following jelly for soap when washing tho face. Redhoe . {lb of castile soap to a' powder, work this into a paste with Jib of ' beet glycerine.. Add half o 'pint bf rose water. Pat the .. mixture into a jar, stand the -jar in a saucepan of boiling water and stir until all Is well mixed. When cold it is ready for rise. A fow drops of simple tinoturo of benzoin put into the water when washing is a wonderful tonio for- dry, rough skins. A. simple application which has good results is made by putting a tbaepponful of fliwers of sulphnrr^pto a little oold milk. Dab thl* on the faoe twice daily a little time before washing. The smell is not ploasant, bat the akin rapidly improves ...

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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TRAVELLER. A THRIFTY NATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

TRAVELLER A THRIFTY NATION. ' Norway has 350 savings banks, of which sixty-seven are in the cities and 253 ia the rural districts.- 'Pae total number of de positors having aocounts witii the banks ia 47'*,79'J, . 269,47 1 of whom aro in the cities and 201,423 in ttio.rural districts. Compared with the population of the kingdom, thia shows an average numoer oi aeposiwa to eaoh 1,000 inhabitants, or 132 for the rural distriots aiid '5o9 for the . oitias, , ,- rIn thiawnaeotion it mtist bo noted'that-a great number of people in the rural distriots make deposits in. the savings banks of theoitiea, while hardly any residents of the cities make deposits in \tha~ banks of the rural distriota.

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M. WITTE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

m. wirTE. ^ In spite ot the keenness of jonroalistio competition in England, tho 'Timoci' easily maintains. iU peeitiron rts the most powerful and the bq|t informed newspaper in the World.. How it obtains eomo of. its special information is a.inystory even.to tl)oae b( tho Tititc ring ofdiplomacy. ' v : Only the other day it was able to publlan a Becrot report addressed by M. Witto, the ilisaiau' MidiiUir of Finanne, to a committee oMhe Imperial Ministers of Russia. It ap pears that those in authority in Russia pro p'.S'id to take steps to discourage the owner-' ship of lund . by foroignqra ja Rassia..' M. W.itt'n, who is pathaps the one really great and broad -minded statesman in the servioa 'of. the Czar, saw. the. madness of this, and drew np a report pointing out that Rus^a's truo policy was:to , do all it could to- attraot foreign oapital, 'and^ especially British capital, into the country. The report was very confidential and very if rank, and its appearance in the 'Times'' 'd...

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MISS LYDIA THOMPSGN. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

MISS LYDIA THOMPSON. ' Miss Lydia Thompson, whose, benefit at tho Lyooum tho other day attraoted-Bo muoh attention, and aroused eo muoh jjcnaiuQ, enthusiasm among both players 'and play goers, has had nearly . fifty years', expericnue ; of tho etago. . - Hot urst part was tnat of the faeroino inv Little Silverhair and the FsSries,' under Buukstone's management at the Haymarket.' ISvon then she was a well -trained and' ao« coiuplishod dancer ; but it was probably her vivaoiouB manner and . pretty- face , whioh , won for her an immediate popularity. Cer tainly aha became at^onoo a favourite among playgoers/ - _ 'Wo-v . ? Later she mada^a tour' over Europe, and was enthusiastically, received every whore. In the uarlyseventica ;8he\wqnt , to .America and appeared' in all the 'pcincipal States of I the Union'. ' On her return to England ahe became tho | leading ' attraction in a series of burlesques, i at the Folly Theatro. Here she appeared with' Lionel Broiigh and -Willie .'Edouiti,' a...

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LADIES' 'COLUMN. WOMEN'S GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

IiAtHES' i'OOLUMN. WOMEN'S GOSSIP. Cut flowers will keep much longer- if a bit bf ootton wooli dipped. in weak soda and water, is prossed round thoir steins. A bit of tin foil or oiled paper should |bo wrapped* round tho ftrtnn over this, and the result will prove satufaotory. ? It would sgem that girls of;ordinary Board school eduoatioh who, on leaving sohool, accept poste. aa , typo writers are sadly wasting their, tifiio; ; The wage for snob ? work has fallen to a? little as 5 a a week ; the girls living at 'home. . Such a rush is there for this so-called * genteel' employment that only women of g(fod education , understanding one or two foreign langaagea and good 6bor)jifij^'wrl$n, can hopa!^-'.e^rta a ,«o\n-' | fortable'livelihood. :

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES. : The exhibition of Egyptian antiquities opened lately at University ' college, Obwer Street, shows the resnlta of th'e exoatations oonduoted for the Egypt . Explbraticfn Jiifid daring the pah winter. In' the desonptive catalogao whioh Prpfessor Flinders Petrie has prepared prominent mention is made of the disoovery of .Libyan settlemonta in Egypt at about' 2, -ton q q. The graves of these peoplo are shallow circular pits, about 2ft deep and 4ft aoross, oalled from their form, 'pan graves.' The bodies are plaood in nontraoted postures, bat do not all lie in the same dirootion. All of .the Egyptian pottery; kohl pots, and beads found with theBe bur-ipla are of tho Xllth dynasty, Or rather lator, thus fixing the age of this intaaiom The beads aro usually of shell and of green glaze. .The burials Of pottery are mostly' not iu the pan-gravea, bat in groups only a few inches under the ground at the side of a grave. Hence . every inoh of soil mast be turned over in f...

Publication Title: Wellington Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
'The WHITE MAN'S BURDEN.' [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

'The WHITE MAN'S BURDEN.' I By the aonrtesy o! one of our reader) we | are able to publiib an ihterntiag locoaot o. ' . ' . -''J' 'the present condition of tho .Philippines, and I a view of .the f ntiiw proepeats of the Islanda under thu rale of America. According to our informant, who has studiod tbo situation on the spot,, the fntnre of tho Islands is going to be marvellous; This may seem a strong view to take of a country- that has been inhabited by a' European race for three centuries, but the nutnral resources of the country aro nn ttnaehed, with the exception of tobacco, .bemp, and a little sngar, and oven tboae industries will inoroaso a hnndrodfold undor goo^jgovurnmeot. The olimatb is varied and exoqllent .^(»Ut; is . plontifnl, both for navlgatio'n;and.all other purposoB. Thoro iB tgold.allaviar and recftug, .silver, cbppcr in ;abundanoi-. coal, potrolcum, no . loss than thirty 'different kiuds of Lard woods, the. ?best agricultural and grazing lands; rlco, coiree, sugar; ...

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THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

THE iuFFBRENOEi A certain London. o'ab\jprrpriet.or waa one day oalled upoa:by„a lfahhy little individual in riding breeohea, with the air of one who meant business. ' ' Aht'; remarked the .visitor, on being- Introduced to the pro prietor ot tho maws, ' you know me. I aup. poseP I'm Barker, oonneeted with the Blankshire Hunt. You Were recommended by the M.F.H. as a man who might have something to suit me. Trot 'em oat/ The proprietor, soentfapg gobd business for the punting season, proceeded to ' trot 'em out. The animals wore a sorry lot, and when the tenth alleged hunter was paraded Mr Barker tilted his hat a (trifle more to one side and remarked— 4 Hum P Tbat will do. I am a business man and hale no time to bandy words. I will give you £17. It is a bar* gain?' The proprietor gasped for breath, tie wonld have taken half that' price tor that particular animal. By way of clinching the bargain be soizsd the hand of Mr Barker and nearly wrung it. off. ^There, there,' said the purobase...

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NATURALIST PUSS SAVED FROM SHIPWRECK BY SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

Nat u it aXjI ts i't PUSS SAVED FROM SHIPWRECK BY bWIMMINQ. , On Wednesday, March 12. 1873, a oat reappeared atrtlie houns of a Mrs Aiowbray, at IV est Hartlepool, 1) lrWui, ' after having estsaped from drowning or starvation by swimming through the sea. - Twelve months previously, when it was only a kitten, it had been given by her to the captain oi ibo brig, | Or two-masted vessel, '.Blue Jacket' of thut port, and it had never been ashore sinoothu time. . Tbis ship had now. almost terminated a voyage from Kouon (Franoe) to Shield*, t-i the. mouth of the River' Tyne, whioh there divides the bounties bf Durham and North umberland. Oft the Yorkshire promontory called Fiamborough Head, the ship waa I resoued, and taken- to land ;'- lut thiscat was left on board through an oversight, occa sioned. by .the confusion of such an ocour renoe, it. is ;to be hqped for the eako of humanity. Nevertheless, not only , did it' swim ashore, bat it found its road afterwards by land to the hoose wher...

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RESCUE FROM RUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

'? KESGU6 FBOU RUIN. s' It was not an ittack of Jane madneM ot anvthine of that sort, though anyone who .' had heard the remartt, ' Y-'u Wl1 »o - ma will you not ?' which was addressed to - Mr' Alley ne Courtney by Miss Stella Vanlyn over the fire in her brother's drawing-.oom in Mayfair, .might teMOMblj h»W -c*mcd jwoh ? -r' _ Ooaslag from Paris the weak beforo, Courtney had travelled with Stella arid her brother,. and had. ; then ohatted with his pretty via-a-via during the somnolenoe of Albert Vanlyn, the wealthy New York banker, about » mutual friend, Viotor Saltoun, tho famoua oleotrioisn, who, it was commonly reported, was on the verge of ruin. ? ' It is so sad, I think,' Stella had said in the train, ' that a man, like that should bo ruined-' ?- ' Why so more than for others ?' he askgd, unfeelingly. 'Oh, beoause I have' heard ^hat such a man couM do so muoh for the world, and that possibility seems to me so fine, so mag. nificent, when the others do nothing but juat look aft...

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PERSONALITIES. ROYAL CONTRIBUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

XMtiRSONTAlilTIiES' ROYAL CONTRIBUTIONS. . Most Royal personagbii have at different times sent in anonymous contributions— chietly poems— to editors*' only to icceiye them baok with; -the husuaL. ' expression of regret that they coaldjBot upo.tbom. Tbis experieuco befell both : the . Princess Looiso (the Marohiuness of Lorne) and the late' Duke of Albany.- . Tbo . latter need to relate bow an .editor wroto 'to him, at tbo same time returning ' the MS:r (6 tho effect that, although the'litatements^hb'kti^db'waie inter* eating enpugh,' they geemed to . bo .'quitb without authbrityi'v'. But the Princess waa moro.fortunata !on.~maniy oecasiona, and ono editor . ropeatedly laucopted articles; on art matters from ? her ' beforo he discovered the. identity of hia contributor. The trinoeas, libo many another , author, saya that ono of tho proudont moments of her lifo waa that in which sho found a uhcijuo made, out to her Belt, in tbo uamo of , ' Myra Fontenoy,' for literary Work wliioh had ...

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ELEPHANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

ELEPHANTS. Three elephants in tbo London Zoo tarn £2,000 a year by carrying on their baoka tho visitors to the gardens. Tho elephant* are stationed in different par ta ol the Zoo, and there aeema to be a bit of professional jealousy between them. Apparently they are on very good terms between boors ; bat when business is briak, and the largest Que is ooining money, for he ia the favourite, the other two try to lash him with their trnnka as he passes. The largest elephant ia a finanolal record breaker. He is the aenior member of the firm, bo to speak. On one holiday he oarried . 1 ,600 persons. Thers.are . camels whioh are sought after by (hose left out in the scramble for the elephants ; but the old patrons of the Zoo say the uneven motion of a camel is only appreciated by an old salt who is moat at home on an exceed* ingly oboppy sea. The camels are ? too cultivated a taste for the ordinary mortal to aflaot. Three camels earn about £260 a year, but they cost less to keep than their...

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The Antartic. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

I The Autartic. — 0 — ! The Peary Expedition to the Polar, Eegionahas returned .to St. John's, j Newfoundland, Lieutenant. Peary sailed in June, 1898, from St. John's, Newfoudland, in the Windward, oi Jackaoa-Hai'ms--; worth fame, and in August : ? reached Port Foulke, at the entrance to Stnit'h 8ound whence he sailed again for Bherrard Osborne Fiord. From thence he hoped to reach the north of Greenland, pushing forward over the ice towards the Pole, and living in snow huts with the Esqui maux who accompanied him.

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Sensational Robbery. BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

? SeQsatioual Robbery. I Brisbane, Tuesday. iA sensational robbery .took place at the new post office in George-street last night or early this morning, a Mr. Spencer, the paBtmaster; sleeps I 10 ft room nt the rear of the office. He *as found this morning lying On the floor unconscious aud partly dressed. When roused from semi-consciousness lie had complained of paiiiB in the lead He was conveyed to the hos pital, suffering from concussion of. the brain and contusions of the chest. An examination of the premises ?bowed the safe to be wide open. A number of stamps and, postal notes were strewn on the floor. Cash to amount of L100 or LljjO was mis pio g. office was to have feeen taken Cver to-day by Mr. Billing, an officer who was transferred from Bockhamp ton for that purpose.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

I Chmnlilci iiUH's Cough Remedy I This remedy iB intended especially for coughs, colds; croup, whooping- cough and influenza. It has become famous for its cures of these diseases, over, a laige part of the civilized world. The most flattering testi monials have been received, giving accounts of its good works; of tlio aggravating- and persistent coughs it has 'curod ; of severe colds thathavo yielded promptly to its soothing effects, and of tho . dangerous attacks of oroup it has cured often savimr tlio life of the child'. Tho extousivo use of it ior whooping oougli has nhowu tlrnt it robs that diseuse of all dspgerous consequences. It is especially prized by mothers tor their children, as it never fails to oitect a speedy euro, and be wiso they liavo iouud that thero is not the least danger iu giving it, ovon to babies, aH it contains nothing injurious; Sold by &.? E. Wieo& Co., Ltd., Wellington. , ,

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Outrage by Blacks. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 14 September 1899

Outrage by Blacks. — o — A telegram from Perth states : — Further particulars have boen received of the raid by the natives at' Braeside station. Oakover River. The news was brought by a native to Dr. Vines, who ia the resident magistrate at Marble Bar. He was attending Mrs.' Hodgson. One spear went clean through M.r. Hodgsou's body about the cheat, and it is expected he is mort »lly injured. Sergeant Smyth and Mr. Btookraan has left Marble Bar for Braeside. They will be' joined by constables and black truckers from from Uullagine. Tbe native states that the Pedonij natives are the priri cipal actors. When the messenger left, a portion of the spear was still sticking in Hodgson's body. All the available police and a chemist have been Bent to Braeside. Mr. Thompson, the manager of Warrawagiue, will also send help. If possible, Mrs. Hodgson ii to be removed. She was not mo lested,

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