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CHURCH SERVICES. Church of England. (REV. R. BARRY BROWN, R.D.; AND JOHN C. MACDOUGALL). [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
^ ^ a— Mpsj OKVmOR BERVICBB. '' Church of Eutland. (Rbt. R. Babbt Bbown, R.D. j afd John 0. ??: M»nooTTfiAT,fA. 8eptera1-er 2«h— 'WelUngton, 8.30 a.m. (H.C;), U a.m. and 7.30 p.m. ; Neurea, 3 p.m. ; Suntop, 11 :a.m. ; Ponto, 8 p.m. Week Dujg. September 21et and 2«th— Wellington, 8.30 a.m. (H.C.) September 19th— Matywle, 7.30 p.m. . ? ?? 8«-tember 19th— Mumbll, 11 a.m. (H.O.) and r.30 ».m. Beptemljer 20th— Dripstone, 7.30 p.m. Bepttmker 21«t— Stutrt Town, 7.30 p.m.
DISTRICT NEWS Maryvale. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
DISTRICT NEWS . . ? ? + ? ? - ttlaryvale. (From our own, correspondent.) 'Anew is no doubt you will bo surprised to hear from- this locality, as nows i'b' always so scarce The weather is beautiful, nice cool nights and warm days, and tho farmers havo ovory prospect of a splendid harvost this season. The crops iu tho district of Maryvalo aro vory good. Some of thorn aro as high as tho fonces, and uro i-uuiiug uut in car, ana aro loomng much potter sinco the last rain, but aro in want of another shower. The wheat ?dispatched from tho Maryvalo railway station this week is about G82 bags. The herbage aloug some of the roads is up to thehorso'a foetlocka. Some of tho poor animals will now bogiu to fill put and get fat. TlicMaesey Harris Co. has a man employed at Maryvalo putting binders to gether for tho coming harvest. The pcoplo aro tukiug advantago of the nice Bpring weather, as I beliovo Geiirio publio school pincic came off to-day (Saturday), and. was a great success, and our local ...
That Maryvale Road. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
That Mary vale Koad. A matter which has arousod protty considerable intor»st during tho last fow wooks is to nonio on for disoussion at to-nights mooting of tho Progress Com mittoo. Wo refer to tho proposal put] in tho form of 0. motion by Mr. Wilkins of tho Wollington Progress Committoo for forming a now road between what are known as McMillan's and Johnson's gatos. By those to whom tha lonnlitv in familiar lliarn ia no opposition on tho score that this now routo would not bo a publio convenience, and indeed, any such contention would bo quite untonablo and would meet with support only from much biassed individual. Tho only ground for a opposition can can Up the possibility of infliccing a hardship ou some of the pcoplo through whose land tho now road must necessarily go, and, of courso, in tho inter ests of justice tho contentions of these people must bo woll cbnsidorod. Lot us first detail tho proposed route and then boo if its advantages to the many would outwoigh any hardship o...
Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
Markets. Messrs. Thomas and Rbtton report having sold during thejpast week :— 135 mixed storoshepp, to7s; fowls, good demand, hens to 3s Id per pair; bacon, sugar cured eido to 8d per lb ; butter, factory 10id, by case 6d per lb. ? . SYDNEY PRICES. ' ? - Wheat.— N. S. W., milling, 2s lOd to 3s : second quality, 2s 8Jd. ' Flour.— K.S.W.. £6 12s 6d «to £7 ; Vic, £6 10s to £7 ; 8 A., £6 15s to £7 2s 6d; Manitoba, £9 15s to £9 17s 6d ; N.Z. £6 5s to £6 10s. Oats.— Seed, to 2s 5 prime feed, Is 9d, medium Is 8Jd; Tasmanian, prime Is 9d, medium Is 6d to Is *7ti nan litiaViol - . Maize.— Market firm. Prime, 2s 8d per bushel, Peas,— Blue, to 9s 7d ; grey, to 3s Id per bushel. . Ghickwheat. — Prime, 2s 6d to 2j 6d per bushel. - Barley.— English, 2s 3d to 2s 6d ; Cape, 2s 3d to 2s 6d ; feed, 2s 2d per bushel. Bran— 8d to 8id per bushel. ... ?? ; vpdllard— 9d to 9f per bushel. Lucerne. — Railway, prime £3 15s; medium, £3 5s lo £3 10s ; Hunter River, prime, £3 10s ; other qualities, £2 10s to £3...
A.J.C. Spring Meeting. THIRD DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
A. J.C. Spring Meeting. THIRD DAY. Second HtHiDiEB.— Orlando, 1; Gladstone, 2. Havelook, 3. ? . ' Obatbn PtATB.-Le Var, 1 ; Cocos, 2 j Water Colour, 3. -? ' Scbuhban Handiojip.— Parapot, 1; Bobby Burns, 2; Cyanide 3. ? ' Duff Stakbs.— Soquenco, 1}. Promontory, 2j Dewey,3. ? ' WrcoMBB Stakes.— Cranberry, 1 ; Mazgatino, 2 j Flodden, 3. : SiDNBr Hahdicap.— Plutue, 1 ; Kallatina, 2 s Carborra, 3. -....-. FOURTH DAY. HiflH-WBiGHT Hakbidai'.— Dandy, 1} Platinum, 2 ; High Tide, 3. Mbmbbk'b Handicap.— Australian Star, I: Molodian, 2 ; Rushin, 3. Second Stbbplhchabb.— Honeytlow II, 1 ; Eur», 2; Ditto, 3. . ' ? Wavbbibt Handicap.— Charge, 1 ; Cremona, 2; Bomshell, 3. * , Randwiok PtATB.— Le Vat, 1; Cocosr2j Aoetine, Final Handicap.— Glenroy,- 1 ; Parapet, 2t Severity, 3. .
CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
CORRESPONDENCE. [ It in io 6'e understood that we do not naccssarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents.^ (To tho Editor of tho ' Wollington Times.') Sir,— A roport having boon circulated ro tho cab aceidout that happened ou tho Bushranger's Crook road, saying that it was duo to tho cnreleBsncsB and bod driving of Thomas Moran, I, with my wifo end children, being tho ?oooupsruttf-at tho time of tho smash, I wish, in justification ef the man, to env that ho' was in no wny to blamo. In fuot, but for his prompt and oouragoous action, I am sure tho result would havo been far moro serious.- Thanking you iu advduco for your v&luablo Bpnoe. yours oto,, A.J.POLSON,
Death of Dr. Herbert L. Barker. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
Death of Dr. Herbert I,. Barker. . Our- &'ydney correspondent wires us, under to day's date — ' Doctor Herbort L. Barker aooidantally sbst himself- dead last night in a boarding-house in York-ntrest.' As the majority of our readers will know the gentleman referred to is a brother of Dr. Thoo. Barker, tho popular local medico. Ho is well known to the people of Wellington, having been a rosidonkhere for some twelve months. About two years ago ho came hero as locum icnenn for his brother,, and, on tho roturn of the latter, tho two collaborated ia their profession. Dr. Theo. Barker is at prosent on a holiday trip to the South Sea Islands, so, that tho sad news will probably not yet havo reached him. ? ' ' '
Telegraphic News SYDNEY, Monday 3 p.m. Latest Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
Telegraphic News ?' (From our own Correspondent ) ??'? ,-?:?? Sydnbt, Monday 3 p.m. Lateat Karket Prices. : Wheati 2s »d-to2s lid ; chick' ^WHtef, 2s 6d to 2* 7d; flour, £6. 10s to £7; maise, 2s Sd ; chaff, £2 15«to£3 7s 6dj lucerne, £2 10s to £4; oaten hay, £2' 16s to £4 ?' butter, creamery and, factory, lOd ; da*ry,l8idt--»(J.i ?/ A.'M- ^ -- ' -?'? ' ?'?? ' '. .. The Weather.- - ??-. Russell predicts calms and light variable wiads tending to northerly, with increasing temperature, and fine weather, except on the northern coast where some sliowers are expected. Dr. Barker's Death.. . Dr. Barker, was staying at 81 York-street last' night, and the landlady, Mrs. Boulton, was startled by the report of a revolver in his room. She rushed in and saw him lying on his bed, vomiting, tn his right hand. he. clutched a revolver. Atfirst sight' it looked like a.. case of suicide, but with his dying breath he explained it .was purely an accident, say ing, ' See, it was this way,'.' feebly, lift...
Mutual Improvement Society [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
Mutual Improvement Society ' After a week's rest a meeting of this society was held on Friday last in the library. Mr. O'Brien, vice-president, occupied .tho chair. Minutes were read and confirmed, and Mr. H. A. Kennard was elected a member. Mr. Irviug referred to bis motion of dissent from the chairman's ruling in tho matter of a debate on the 21st July ; but the ques tion was ruled out of order, after a Ions diicuiu'nn on points of parliamentary law, ' May ' being pro fusely quoted. Tho business of the evening, a de -hate,'' Should the franchise bo extended to Women?' was opened in the negative :by: Mr.^Brownhill and by Mr. Irving in tho affirnative. Messrs. Flynn and Broom spoke against and for, and the affirmative was carried. Mr. Brownliill gate notice that at the next meeting he would move that the society take a vacation for three months.
MONDAY, 18, SEPTEMBER. (Before Messrs. J. Aarons and R. Porter J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
MONDAT, 18, SBFIBXBIS. (Before Messrs. J. Aarons and R.Pottor J's.P) Charles Boulton was charged with being drunk in Wellington on the 17th instant.- He. pleaded guilty and was discharged with a, caution. . ????'?' . '? He was also charged with cruelly ill-treating a horse. On this charge he' was again dismissed with a caution. ' . '? . .:?.!? JT'llnn InWnnfi Amnlnviui AS a rinmnmH* aAawa-.fr at 11 Glenrock,' Wellington, was obarged with that on the 8th instant-, ahp did attempt the murder of her newly-borne female child. ?Mr. Bassett appeared for accused. : , Evidonco having been on bohalf of the Crown, the case was, on the application of Mr. Bassott, adjourned till the 26th instant, bail being allowed, aelf £100 and two sureties of £60 oaoh.
Wellington Police Court. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15. (Before Messrs. W. P. Pridham, and J. M. Ryan J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 18 September 1899
Wellington Police Court. Friday, September 15. &nbsp; &nbsp; (Before Messrs. W. P. Pridham, and J. M. Ryan J.P.) &nbsp; &nbsp; John Edward Warren proceeded against James Moore for £10, wages due. Case dismissed. Henry A. Swan proceeded against D. McDermott for fraudulently moving goods to prevont distraint wr^jpnU-'flummpns. not served, fresh summons to issue. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. O; A. Yeo, Inspector of Nuisances, proceeded against the following: — Knock Taylor, suffering a cow and calf belonging to him to stray in Mbntefiofe-street on' the 12th instant. Fined If, costs 4» lOd. John Payne, suffering a horses belonging to him to stray in Warne-street on the 11th instant. Fined. ls,'costs:4s;lOd. Coady, suffering a horse belonging to him to stray in Leo-atrcet on the 11th instant. Fined Is. costs 4s lOd. D. J. Breeze, suffering a horse belonging to him to stray in Gisborne-street on tho 11th instant. Postponed to the 22nd in...
Liked It Strong. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
Liked It Strong. A ]joor man had been dragged out of the river just as he was about to Bink for the last time. Someone suggested that some whisky should be given to him, and the half arowned man, over- hearing the remark, murmured, in a low, feeble voice : ' Turn me over first and get out some o' this water ; it'll weaken the liquor.' mm
Duffy's Escape. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
Duffy's Escape. ; About twelve months ago there was a cow stolen in Ireland. A man named Michael Duffy was strongly suspected of having stolen it, but there was no proof forthcoming to convict him. ? ? The parish priest, hearing of it. ones. tioned Duffy about it the next time he came to confession', but he denied haying any knowledge of it at all. The priest was a bit puzzled. At length he said : ' Now, Duffy, you stole that cow, and if you don't take it baok you will go straight to Hades upon her horns.' ' ' Thin, your rivennce, O'im out of it, for she hadn't any horns.'
Both Milkmen. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
?-'???-? Both Milkmen.' Two neighbours had a long litigation about a small spring, which they both claimed. The Judge, wearied out with the case, at last said : ' What is the use of making so much fuss about a little water?' ' Your honour will see the serious nature of the case,' replied one of the lawyers, 'when I inform you that the parties are both milkmen.' The roar of laughter which followed proved that the entire audience saw the point.
Read This Paragraph Aloud. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
Eead This Paragraph Aloud. A tall Western girl, named Short, long loved a certain big Mr. Little ; while Little, little thinking of Short, loved a little lass named Long. To make a long story short, Little proposed to Long, and Short longed to be ev en with Little's shortcomings. So Short meeting Long; threatened to marry Little before longj which caused Little in a short time to marry Long. Query : Did --tall Short love big Little less because Little loved long P
A Highlander's Prayer. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
A Highlander's Prayer. . Here is a Highlander's prayer whioh was used at family worship in clan times. 'G-racious Providence! Bless all ta Macdonald and ta Macdonald's children, tere sons' sons ' and tere daughters' daughters for a thousand years lang syne. Be gracious to send us mountains of snuff and tobacco. Oh, yes 1 and hills of potatoes, and breads and cheeses as big as all ta Howe o' Stratlimore. And more over likewise, send us floods of water, fhu fc there may be plenty of grass for man and j beest, and some to spare for ta poor of the parish. Send us guns and pistols as many as the sand on the shore; and swords, too, to kill all the wild Grants and Macphersons for evermore. Bless the wee stirk, and make him a big coo before Martinmas. Bless the wee soo, and make him a big boar-likewise. Oh, yesl and put the strength of Samson into Donald's pody and arms, and gie us gail and corn prodigious. Bless a' the bairns — Duncan and Rory and Flora, and you Donald, and you Lauchie, an...
Old Enough to Know Better. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
Old Enough to Know Better. ? ' And what is your age, madam V' was the attorney's question. ' My own,' she answered, promptly. ' I understand that, madam ; but how old are you?' - ' I am not old, sir !' with indignation. ' I beg your pardon, madam ; I mean how many years have you passed I ' None ; the years have passed me.' ' How many of them have passed you ?' ' All ; I never heard of them stopping.' ? Madam, you must answer my ques tion. I want to know your age.' - 'I don't know that the information is desired by the other side.' 'I don't see why you insist upon refusing to answer my question,' said the attorney, coaxingly. ' I am sure I would tell how old I was if I were asked.' ' But nobody would ask you, for everybody knows you aro old enpugh to know better than to be asking a woman her age. So there 1' And the attorney passed over the question.
Laughable Aspects of Ignorance. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 21 September 1899
Laughable Aspects of Ignorance. ' Laughable Aspects of Ignorance,' ia the title of an amusing article in the ' People's Friend.' Here are three ex tracts from it:— Judge Wright of Cin cinnati, and Mr. Corwin were travelling together during a political campaign, and they stopped for the nibht at the home of a prominent citizen in the central part of the State. At supper the host's daughter waited at the table, and knowing the distinguished character of their guests, put on a good deal of 'side.' Before pouring out ; tea, she inquired first of Judge Wright — 'Do you take condiments in your tea P' Tho old Judge was too polite to say anything but ' Yes,' and let her prepare his tea as she pleased. When she came to Mr. Corwin she repeated the question. The opportunity for a joke was so good that he could not resist the temptation to, improve upon it, and he replied : — ' Pepper and salt, if you please ; but no mustard.' Extract No. 2. — A Boston girl was once askeii — ' And so you enjoye...