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THE WORST CRIME [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
THK W0U3T CSIME. A ractropoliKT.i journul ridioulc-B ilii? idea that tho Giiltou erinu: is (he most terrible in Ausiinlian rccor.is of horrors. It. recalls ilic Couroy's Gap trngedy of 30 years p.2fo, the killing 'of (hree fiheplierds nfid Ivlr. aud Mrs. Conroy by a madman, lmmod William MnnOay, wuo nui Mar.cl; wiui an axe. It also mentions thn murders bj the roadman Lyuch. The outrages were indoed appalling, bat thpy do not ap proach in devilish determination and inconceivable cruelly the work of the Gatton ghouls. There aro certain unprintable features of -the Queens land Horror, which, if printed, would pickeu civiliaatii.u. They point to tho fact that the perpetrators took every precaution not only to nsenult and murder the girls and bludgeon aud mutilate their brother, but also to de file the dead bodies. It would seem that they lingered on the scene in order to devise diabolical indignities. Of this there is all too much proof. This being so, it is to be f cored that Uic broth...
Why West Painted "The Death of Nelson." [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Why West Painted 'The Death of Nelson.' That was a very fine compliment which Nelson paid Benjamin West, the painter Nelson was at a public dinner given in ins honour, and happening to sit next to West adroitly turned the conversation upon art. Nelson lamented that he was to a large extent deficient in artistic percep tion, hut there was one picture, he said, which had an especial fascination for him. West asked what the picture was, and Nelson returned the gratifying answer that it was the 'Death of sir John Wolfe,' one of West's paintings. ' Why do you not paint more pictures of that kind ?' asked the Great Admiral. ' Because there are no more subjects my lord,' replied the artist. ',But I fear your intrepidity will yet furnish me with such another scene ; and, If it should, I shall certainly avail myself of 'Will you ?' cried Nelson. 'Then I hope I shall die in my next battle.' Nelson's hope was destined to be real ised, for his next engagement was the Battle of Trafalgar, West b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
... y. :;:. .; Lost. :, 7 :^ ; ABOUT '?««! lotli iiiet, hoar »)-. Dcrnp ator's, oho JtEl) I'JUOKKARKI) ])O(J. Anyoiio Imowii-R hie wlicreabouta, kindly commuaicalo with W. B. PERRY. /Notice' of Dissolution IV H, Ihe undersigned, trading as T. ..r 1TASSON &. 00 , wliolmle aud Helnil Vanilly UutoJurM, Nunoiiiine, bog to lioLify tlml. wo li.irc tliifi rtiy HiMolrdd Partnership In- mnU.il L-onGonl. Hud tlint tlie business will i ? i.iUr.- !?.- ?:iirrit.-il u;i auciiir 1!k- stylo ol' li. K. KM.IOIT & OO., wli.i wiil svrrirti pa./ Hunt ;iii I i!is;,'iiar^e hli uucouuta due to tin- ilrm --! T. ,]. Hanson feCii. (SiKi!i-d) TITOS. J. IfAXSOX, EOJIKKT ELLIOTT. Wibiefs— T. Dcr.ton. iJstod ,,t Xarruininc Jan. 13, 1S99. Farmers ! Farmers ! AUK ALL IKVlTiCD TO » WORKING EXHIBITION of ^4*8 iliu most. MODERN' FARM TXG MACHINERY, to be held by JAS. MAIM'IN & CO., in Messrs. 15'ii-ns utiti Ste'ven'sons' Paddocks -0--!UU-n\ V,stai«) at 1 p.m. on Fill DAY N'lOXi1, 2rib inst. II....
Rope-walking on Board Ship. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Hope-walking on Board Ship. It was in 1876, and on board the Penin sular and Oriental steamship Poonaii. Blondin was amongst the passengers on his way to India. Ono day during the voyage (remarks ' Uttle Folks') the captain came to him, atid said that It would help to while away tiie time, and amuse them all. If he would perform on the rope. Blondin looked at the cap tain in a»ii-niBj]meni, ana asked how could he perform, seeing that his rope, will) the rest of his lugg-age, was stowed away In the bottom of the ship. The captain, however, said that he could get a rope, and it could be suspended from the masts. This was accordingly done, and. without a balance pole. Blondin as cended. Now, Blondin Is a bad sailor, and many of the passengers objected to the dangerous feat, feeling sure there would l-e a dreadful accident. TJie captain took charge of the ship himself, so Uiat he might Instantly stop her in case of need. The rope was pitched at a height of 70ft. To walk acrow such a rop...
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Uonseiiold Hints- 1^ OlttMl tamp chAtnnevR -wlfli a. bit i»f *J tspwiiKc ftaswucu to a stick of piece of - j wiiv. 'IHio «]HBis?e &MV&A be .«H«Wfly . ; ': dswiii). land the glass siftormards polisli «d with si dry, wf.t cJofh. ; A -siinplfc Utadciag for boote may lie ?' insiiU' bv iii!xing equal jwrts of black Ink and sweet oil. Apply this *o tlie Im. i: - with ii ih'i- of ttnanee. and ttheji mvia,. ? ., g| To remove oM iisidait Iieforc applying* -Kill ««? ooait; use fine following mixture :— SfJ Oni' pint of turpentine amd two yints of '!t=| .ammonia. Sliuke well iwifetilicr, asurt SjJjg nib itue paint winh Cl By so ?doing Hie :%:}| jKLUi't will be (SufUtaied. and can then bo vM wiMlly ncraiicd off. &li Mttckiiiitartiotf, wiicai dirty, csio easily ffM b»? deaucd at Jiuinc. SjH-oad Uie jrav- ;y ;| tiH'jit out flsit on tihe tsiiblc' and serai) 4-'| It. witih warm Witter and yellow tfoap jf. Jj uutsil it looks dem. II'jiwp In cleau, cold %|1 \ww«r, and iwigiK i...
THE PHILLIPINES. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
THE PHILIPPINES. The Phillipiuo Islands, which the Americans are about to take possession of, are about eight or ten iti unmoor, of which Mauilla is tho capital, and St. Agnes, Ki Kiana, Samboaugo and Barcelona, in Bareelon Straits, the most prolific iu commercial commodi ties of the remainder. The climate is an equable one, mild iu both summer aud winter, whilst the absence of raiu is moro thau compensated by the heavy fall of dew at night. One bears it dropping flora the eaves of the houses like rain. With snnli a olim.it e vege tation ia \ory donso, and such fruits as cloves, nutmegs, and cinnamon grow wild. Passion fruit, bananas, in fact all the known tropical fruit flourish ingreat profusion. Oue ilie shaddoclf,'quite un known in thcFC parts, is like nu orange in ehape, abont the sire of the crown of a mau's hat and full of a most delicious sweetish acsd juice, very refreshing when hcatoii. Manilla as all ilio world knows is famous for its cigars, a large trade is also done in...
ONCE FOR ALL. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
ONCE FOE ALL. A young gentleman, who Jatuly left his father's house, having exhausted his credit, telegraphed the other day to his parents : — ' Your son Walter was killed this morn ing by a falling chimney. What shall we do with I he remains ?' In reply a cheque was sent for £30, with the request, ' Bury them.' AUC jruuuj^ (;cubit-uiau puuivoLcu bile Uluuoy, and had an elaborate Bpree. When in a con dition for writing he Bent hie father the fol lowing note :— ' 1 have just learnt that au infamous scoundrel, named Barker, sent you a ficti tious account of my death, and swindled you out of £30. He also burrowed £5 from me and left the country. I write to inform you that 1 am still alive, and long to see the old parental ronf again. I am in somewhat reduced circumstances, the accumulations of the last five years having been loBt— a dis astrous stock operation— and if you would only spare me £20 I would be ever thankful for your favour, Giro my love to all.' ' A few days later the cunn...
WONDERFUL EYESIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
WONDERFUL EYESIGHT. The Duchess of X ? once went to Green wich to see the marvels of the Observatory, tt was a lovely night, and, fur the fair Duchess's benefit, tbe great telescope was duly levelled at the dazzling field of stars. ' What is that star ?' ah* said, pinting to ' Oh, that's Aldebaram, a star of the first magnitude!' ' Is it very far off ?' asked her grace. ' About six or seven light-vears, your grace.' i ' What, is a light-year ?' ?? Merely an expression which one uses to convey aa idea of tbe distance which light travels in i year. ltoughly speaking, light travels at the rate of 190,000 miles in a lecouii, and there are about tliirly-one mil million five hundred and thirty-six seconds in a year. In one year, therefore, light travels about five billion nine hundred and uinety-ope thousand eight hundred and forty millions of miles. The -*xpressiao ' light-year ' includes these figures.' ?? And iB that star all those millions of miles away ?' ' Yes, your grace, as nearly...
HARD ON JUNES. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
, HARD ON JONES. ? There is a man in Manchester who hap at. moBt uncommon name. This is how he came by it. Hib mother was on tbe look-out for some thing original, and one day, before his chris tening, she noticed upon tbe door of a building the word ' Nosmo.' This struck her fancy. Now for a middle name. Later, coming past the same build ing, she Bttw tbe name ' King,' Ah, this was -what she waB after. 'NoBtno King Jones he shall be ' she said, and he was christened so. On the way home from the church she passed the building again. The doors were shut, and behold! the doors with the names on them ,which she had selected were shut together, and she read — not ' Nosmo King, but ' No Smoking,' and liar heart was brons.
BETWEEN KISSES. A WOMAN'S FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
BETWEEN- KISSES. A WOMAN'S FANCY. You say yon lore me now; no doubt You think yon do; you may be right; The winds of summer blow without — The fields with dawn are white. But in tbe dull days yet to be. And under life's wan skies of rain, This heart which now you take from me Hav nnlv throb with Dain. \ Ah, me! who knows? Will then theisweet Same passionate pulse be mine and yours? Life's rapturous hours have flying feet; Only the pang endures. And if love fall, tbe pitying years For you new joys will hold apart; We women only see through tears The Bhipwreck of a heart. HITCH AT THE ALTAR. The possibility of a bitch arising from a sudden change of inclination on the part of the principal* is ludicrously illustrated by the cue of two couples who, on one occasion, presented themselves at the mayoralty in a suburb of Paris, to carry out the civil por tion of their marriage contract. During tlie ceremony one of the groomsmen saw, or fancied he saw, his partner making ' shecp's eyes ' at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
: NEW , : : . SCjr»)n)€r dodds - ? ' — ? — J. J. Jlerbert & Go cy2?*AVl^ just opened tip their now consignment of Summer Goods, conBits JMi iug of the. Latest Novelties in Muslins Zephyrs Prints Cashmeres Lustres Serges Also, a Choice Assortment of Millinery. LADIES' TRIMMED HITS, tie very Latest! Leghorns, Sailors, Ga^ateas (boys and Girls) Brecp and $un Rate a $peeiliti(. i irs Agents for all kinds cf t'acMn&ry, Pianos Organs, Eewing Kachiaes, and Bicycles Also for Imperial Tire Insurance Co., Ltd of London Capital £i,500,009 THIS SPACE IS RESERVED FOR 6. WALLACE'S NEW ADVERTISEMENTS j ?p.J.flYAJl. HERE YOU ARE ! To order from S ^^ Trousers from 14s. 6d. All Hand Jtado. No Factory Work. Cgf' Noio the AsiolrcBs— W. Jfohn&on, $kn Hreade ffailor, %mmuzii WHEAT. WHEAT. WHEA11. Harrison, Jonss, Da visa, Ltd., Sydney Are now prepared to receive the New Season's AVlirat, and to enab-e Farmer* to TcaiiBe tile best possible ri'suits, offer FREE STOtUJJB b\)H I'lilUO...
The Raison d'Etre. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
The Raison d'Etre. She was evidently £. brand-new bride of the middle-aged school, and was not bashful about telling her love story to the woman who sat by her in the suburban car. ?' Yes, I thought you'd be surprised. I'm surprised myself, for I never did intent! in trf^t murrltaH atroln And Dick, he says he never intended to either. Tlie way it happened was awful funny. Henry, you know, my first hus band, was buried in the old cemetery, and his grave was gittin' kind o' caved in lookin', an' 1 thought, as he was a sol dier, anyhow, I'd jes1 have him dug up an' burled over again in the Soldiers' Cemetery— wouldn't cost no more than fixin' up th' old grave — an' would be a heap more stylish. Well, I fixed to have it done ; an' them cem'tery men said it would be all right. Fust news I know here comes Dick— my new husband, you know— but I'd never seed him before— and said I'd had his dead wife dug up and carted over to th' Soldiers' Grave yard-an' burled-an' if I didn't have her dug u...
A New Stamp. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
A New Stamp. The new French postage atamp will not only, as preface writers say, gratify a long-felt want, but (says a Paris correspondent) 1t will be the starting point of a new development In.phllatelics. The long-felt want lias been for a stamp symbolising Uie French Republic. When the Government decided last year to have a new stamp an open competition wan formed, but first-rate artists did not respond, and the result was a lament able failure. M. Lebon then took upon himself to apply to M. Grasset, the French decorator and engraver. The latter has worked for eight months at his design, which has been approved by M. Mosnreur, the successor of M. Lebon at the Commerce Department. France, or the French Republic, is represented by the figure of a girl or very young woman or noblo and winning- appearance. The face is three-quarters profile. The large eye, wide open, is expressive of. spirit, intellect, und action. The mouth la rc-fined, and the profile pure' In style. The shoulders ...
An Empty Menace. Japanese Competition. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
An Empty Menace. Jaimnese Competition. Ever since tbe Japanese folded up their fans, laid aside their silken wrap pers, and, emerging from the lovely iiiul puzzling screen Unit liad so limji hidden tiiein from the view of modern Europe, waged a brief, fierce -_'on-|ii''r- Ulg ^|iiijiiuiftii iia m uimiii. tiuu i.vijlih sive as that which closed at Sa.do\v:i. wmWiens 9U lingllsh ami German, ami French, have been discoursing with creat gravity on what they ajrree in terming the ' S-iwhastrasil /ineiiaioeriin. volvod in *h1is sudiJein appearance of a. fonuirloJble eoraipeiiHtooT with \iw great ?toudiiiff natiioiiB. I Khali not ivy even to indicate 'flhelr mamy argmuemts; I merely wiisli to remark Uic note of iisiive aterni thjut nuis 'fJnx-Tigii «31 their prediction. It is precisely the note of rlio village shopkeeper at lihe oijpoar iwuoe #f a rival; precisely, too, tlieiujte-of inn- chad who coiHiilatos Itat another diiM 'Ikib sot up another 'pin show' 1n rt3ie next courtyard. And tji...
Baked Golden Pudding. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Baked Golden Pudding. Three ounces of beef suet, chopped finely ; mix with it six ounces of breadcrumbs, two ounces of flour, and a little baking-powder. Make the above Into a stiff batter with two well beaten eggs in half a pint of milk. Put a layer ot the batter at the bottom of a greased pie dish, then a half-inch layer of marmalade, then another layer of batter, another of marmalade, and lastly Hie batter. Bake one hour, sift whlti suear over, and serve.
The Table. Jam Roll. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
The Table. Jam Roll. Beat together three eggs and a tea cupful of white sugar. Add to a cup of flour half a teaspoonful of carbonate of soda and one spoonful of cream of tartar. Add this to the eggs and sugar, ' wlien mixed lightly pour in gradually three taulespoonfuls of warm milk and a few drops of lemon or vanilla flavour Ing. - Be careful that in mixing you stii sponge will break in baking. Poui- the mixture Into flat baking tins, about a quarter of an inch being a sufficient thickness. Bake about three minutes, when it will begin to brown. Turn it out carefully on to a damp cloth, trim oft the sides, spread thinly some rasp berry ov other Jam, and roll quickly. Sift some white powdered sugar over the roll, and place it in a dry place to coal.
Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Bright. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Bright. In the following quotation from the -Magazine of Art.' Sir John Tenniel the famous ' Pinion' cartoonis't, makes an interesting reference to Mr. Gladstone «?»» Mr. Bright:-' As I never use a model, I never draw from life, but always from a photograph, though not In quite the same spirit as Sarobcrcrne floes 1 get a photograph only of the man whom J want to draw, and seek to iret his character. Then, if the photograph is In profile, I have to ' fudge' the full fa«e and 'vice versa.' ; but if I only succeed In getting tihe character, I seldom go far wrong— a due appreciation being an almost Infallible guide. I had the oppor tunity of studying Mr. Gladstone's face carefully when he did me the honour of inviting me to dinner at Don-nlng-street, and I have met him since ; but I fancy, after my ' Mrs. Ckimmldge' cartoon and 4 Janus,' I don't deaerve to be honoured i again ! His face lies much more charac- I ter and is much stronger than Mr Brigflit's was. Mr. ...
Lemon Pie. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Lemon Pie. Some one may be glad to know how to make a delicious lemon pie which is not too ricJi to be enjoyed. Prepare a crust for the pie in a deep plate, then stir one tablespoonful of corn starch into a little cold water, add one cup of boil ing water, let all come to a bail, then aaa seven Ktuiespvuiiiuja \jl ^ujj^i, i*'^ well-beaten yokes of four eggs, and the grated rind and the juice of two lemons ; ivhile this is baking beat the whites of the four eggs and one heaping tablespoonful of pulverised sugar to a stiff froth ; when the pie is baked spread Uils smoothly over the top, then set it in the oven for two or three minutes ; this is long enough to give it the desired golden brown colour.
Cocoanut Pudding. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Cocoanut Pudding. Take a large fresh cocoanut, remove the brown skin, and grate the white part as finely as possible; mix very thoroughly a quarter of a pound of fresh butter, a quarter of a pound of sifted sugar, and the giiated cocoanut ; when they are quite smoothly mixed, add a pint of new milk or cream, five eggs well beaten, a tiny pinch of salt, and the eighth of a nutmeg grated. Pour the mixture into a well buttered liish, and bake about forty min utes in a good oven. This pudding is as nice cold as hot.
Orange Cordial. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 20 January 1899
Orange Cordial. Slice three dozen oranges (sound and with specks), put into two gallons recti fied spirit, and macerate for fourteon days ; add 2£!b. lump sugar (previously dissolved in four and a-half gallons of water), tincture of saffron one and a-half ounce, and orange flower water two quarts ; very fine. A more ready way : -One ounce essential oil of Seville orange peel, honey balm thirty drops, vanilla (bean), one dram, four gallons rectified spirit 43 overproof, four gallons syrup, two gallons water.