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The Mistletoe Bough. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
The Mistletoe Bough. The American mistletoe differs from the English mistletoe in Bin indepf-ndpinvt' n«. ; the , sexes. In the European, the male miil IcnmlP nowjrs grow. upon trii' s--:iinc plant, hence berries ??may be found on every plant. In America r-.-irli si-x : liii. Vis fov itself, and grows en sei«ar;iie plants ; hence there are many, .plants K-n.iily bnnv.n. Selther mx- lii.- U-rn-s sn largn as the European varieties. On account' of this difference in ? the be v,Bvi,.nr of the sfxess. botanists make a,( distinct genus ot the American Phora- , dnndron, instead of. yiBuum-Plujradeii-.j droii,' signifying; ' a thief on a tree, _i(s ; nariiFitic naiure.being referred to., Like it= European bfbthe,r, it is found on any tree frequented' by birds that use the ?toti-ries for food. ? ' .'
A Theatre Plan. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
? ????? 1 Th'eati-e Plan. ' '.''.' 1 THe'' Iaie- Alexandra pumas,; ,.,tne younger, said that he was anvays cartful about' 'disposing of bad seats on first nights. He managed to put a well-known actress in' a box on the second -Sr third tier, where everybody could see her. ' Just see Mdlle. A. in a box. on the secono tier.- ' It is the best she cou\a get, I suppose.' Such talk as that in fluences the house considerably. Every body thought that everybody else had paid big money to get in.
Springs in a Dry Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Springs in a Dry Creek. A matter of considerable interest is dealt with in the following communication from Mr. W. E. Johnston who writes from Caig lee, Sunbury (Vic), to the Melbourne Argus : ' There is a remarkable instance here of the tendency uf a drought to produce the open ing if new spring or springs tbat have long been inactiv«. Jackson's Cr -ek, tbe western and i-outht.rn boundary of tuU property, h s for abont three montbe b» u a mere st'io^ of waterholt-s. Eonarkteil b. the drv bed of th creek to a distance of a bnudred yanls at a stretcb in some places. One of these dry stretches 'ay just shove the .-iuubury Bridge. Whil ? cr ?►8'Lg this bridge on Easter Mon day I no' iced that tbe creek had comm need to run. Toe bed was absolutely dry on iht previous night, and I was informed by a swa.-man camped upon the road that it start ed running only half an hour before I saw it. By Wedn aday morning the stream had fill ed the wau-rholes wh en skirt this r-lace, and v.as ponrioi! ...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Hews in Brief. There are upward of two hui.dred cigar manufactories in Havina. The Jafanese language contatrs 47 characters, the Chinese alphabet 214. England's expenditure on drink amounts to something like £125,000,000 per annum. The Sultan of Turkey spends more fnf Ilia 4-..iltlt4 than miv nl Imr human iui 111a ua./io uivii u't uiiiri ??»'.. a. 1 being of modern or ancient times — £1000 daily. Few ladies consider thai they carry aome 40 or 50 miles of hair on their head ; the fairhaired may even have 10 dress 70 miles of threads of gold every morning. The largest fund expanded yearly in any country on l*half of its army ix that ot Russia, the kest military budget of which omnutit'.'d -o £42.500,000 Leas tobacco in consumed in Grent Britain, in proportion 10 tbe inhahi | Jante, than in any other eiviliz-.J country. The aver.if,-3 is 23 ounces per annuni for each person. ? It in calcnlat.d that therf are no* living in diften-nt part9 of the world about 6,200,000 J--ws. Sixiy-two th...
Shipment of Gold Specie. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
ShiDinent of Gold Specie. ' The wisdom of tie public prrss publiai in« information relative t- the outi-o ng mail b--ats having golden specie on board has been questioned by the Napi-T Gbimbi-r of Com merce, wto have for' srderl a circular on he sul'jict to \-r. E. Bt-cht-rvaise, the s-cretaiy o' the Geelong (Vie.) Chamber of Comnierc-. The president of the Na-iier cfca an r, ac cordius to the circular is of opinion, ' states tbe Geelong Adeertiter ' that the public a iou of Euch information might result in an effort being made to secure xpecie from a mailW.athv a privateer or filibuster. The co-operation of the locil chamber is s night with the view of taking steps to b&e such information mppressel in the newspapers uf tbe colonies.'
Spray. Women in Europe. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Spray. Women in Europe. Neither French nor German women arc admitted .to be, 'though from different reasons, the equals and mental com panions of their men folks.. In Russia girls and their, brothers are on the same footing from* the first; young women : meet and make friends with young men In the same familiar fashion, at home and in society, as tney ao wnin us, ana men choose their wives among those ?who hold different opinions from them selves, have' perhaps followed .profes sions .of their own, and possibly stick to- both iiiifi and the other after marriage without, making a whit lesa desirable wives and mothers. '
Selling Military Secrets. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Selling Military Secrets. Tbe St. Petersburg eo respondent of rbf London Times, r-p'irc that -l. Per *vn fif, a mrnbr o£ the Russian frivy Coui.oil, and his dtu^hter have been seutencel to im|ri sunment in Sineri* for li'e for kaviu* old to Austrian a--ntB military -iocum?nfci dii closing plans fur tbe, ncte-.ee of Russia. Five other persons, m at of lham officials, have been ue itenc id to les- ti:rms o- impri sonment for having been im^lictted in the same 0 fence.
Death of Mr. Charles Collins, M.LA. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Death of Mr. Charles Collins, M.t-A. Mi. Charles Collins, who repreenntei Nxr r-O-ri in ihe L'f-islative Assembly. -liuil smiI denli from apoplexy about 7 a.m. on Fiif'nv ni'ik. The diwea-ed, who wss an unohtru siv- ini-iiil-er hut nn energetic worker in the int'Ti-sls --f bi.i cons' iluants. was n f rt' -irMilcr. aid from l«85i ? IKS! reprt-s-ntwl th-- Narcof electorate. Afier three yenrs of privnie life, ti-' wus ai_'hii- r.-(ur,\Ml tn th» fiBpmlilv ami rcai^incd a m-mbr u . t-i th- liiuu of hi* -1euib Mr Oulli .1 bwl --ern in 8yilne- ! w week, and retumeil to Tamwoith --n Weil. »i-s-lay. 13th instant, and vrent to the Knvnl Hoieli where he ?'ail a colil h.ith.nfrer u-hi.^b hea|ipi!ars 10 have bad a -liglit apnpli-ctic spirure. Medii-sl assistance wss lit nw,- pm run-d. but alihoutfb at first the d -fior hnl hopes oj his recovery, his condition gradu ally became more serioue. and ue pitssc) awa ear!v 00 Pridny morning afier on hour's unconsciousness. For Ihe pist two years Mr. Col...
Magnets For Raising Sunken Vessels. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Magnets For Raising Sunken Vessels. Apropos of magnets for lifting pur poses, it is interesting to note (says an English Matiazine) that someone has suggested their application to the rais ing of iron and strel vessels sunk in deep watnr — too derp to admit of the employment of divers. One proposed scheni- has for its object the raising of the ill fated Victoria, of the British rsavy, which now lies at the uoltoni ot the Mediterranean, in 450 feet of water off the harbor of Tripoli. The weight of the. wreck in water is PSti. mated at 7000 tons, and the suggested method of raising it is as follows : — Powerful hydraulic rams and dynamo machines, and a series of heavy electro magnets will be arranged on pontoons at th* scenp of tlie. wreck. A magnet, lowered over ihe. side and coming wiih iu reasonable distance of the sunken vessel, would be drawn towards tlie latter, and on touching any iron or steel part of it, would immw'iitely stick to it with a power of 100 tons. As each magmt ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
[iver Complaint and Dyspepsia. Doctor does No Good. FOUND . . . CLEMEN CS . . . . ? . * . TONIC A Marvellous Restorative. Mr. Q. Rowland, Eleventh-street, Bowden, Adelaide, S.A-, writes on Jan. 22. 1897 : I am a cabinet m»lc-r, and have always worked bard. For about 'wo years I was wry languid, and lost allen.rey. Towmdu the latter part of tne abive period the 6lwhte«t exertion would cause a copious perspira'ioo. I became very weak, and lost all relish for food. I visited a doctor, who - aid I was dyspeptic, and pre scribed fur me, but thf medicn.: did me no good. I wa» recommend .-d totrj Clements tonic, wliii:h I did, and very soon felt an im provement. I found it a marvellous restor ative, and continued to take it until I felt as well as ever. I do longer euffer from ex haustion or fatigue, but feel stroDg and well, — Wishing you prosperity, I remain, your* holy, j G. ROWLAND.
Sad Death of Miss Ethel White. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Sad Death off Miss Ethel White. it is with feel 'mi; of deeo regret th»t we h mm to ? record the .-eath of Nfi-s K'het White, third a-gli er of Mr. F. B. White, ?-? Bol ??minba--, Arro'dule. nwi BiH-ieu Vale, Ul.-.lfoi-r?, ad sis'er of Mr. R, W. Whi (-, of Harireu Vale, when occurred 'D a moB trajnu manner ou Thursiay week last, the Uth iu.t.nt. T)i-- svi) c.'in r Dc* it thun repo teA io t'-e ArmiJale ChrunUle :— Aocnnipamed by h'T three si ters «ud -i numlxr ot \nmig ladies, t..i !i!liu«t-r Cre- k, th txact locality being Cha Iton's Willo e, to have a pii'uic. A couple nf i.er yoiiiigrr sisters— Aroeli* and Adilip — Ahu couM s-i'u, went into the crc-k for a at -??, atti-ed iu their bathing cn8'utn»:8, tlin pthrs watching them from the bmk. Shortly a'ter entering the water it was no ?&?! tbat Miss Amelia wae in il tfi.u'.tie-, and iinmediiitely, wi'h-iut regard to consequences. Misi ISthel ju .ijjcJ into the ctv.ek, tl.e water at 'his particular placs bein|! 9ft deep, to rep...
Nundle. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
Mundle. FROM A CORRESPONDENT. All -lunatic cntertainmeut, entitled 'My Auut'a Heiress,' nas givin ou blaster Mon day niglit by tbe ladies of Nundle, it. ai.i of tbo Church of England Building Fund. There was a large attendance, and everyone was well pleased with the entertainment. The f llowing are the characters : — ''Mrs J tin Smith,' Miss C: -ra G-uhlcm, the mot her ; her children were as Mlowe : ' Anna Maria,'' Mi.-s Ada Schofield ; ' Jemima,' Mi-9 Ri-Be Thompson ;?' Sapphira,' Miss 1 .19.71 a R.i~kV-H(-m ? *? Am K^lln ;l Mica ^Jut Iia Davidson ; ' Matilda,' Mis- Maud Muylan ; ' Clementina,*' Miss Alice sdiotield i and 'Jane,' Miss Maud Moyla -. Tbe other parts were : Miss Snannon as'1 Mrs. Alex amliT de CoU'-ory Smith ;' Mi-s Grown as ' Mr-. Htrtsi Brown ;' and Mist Harrison as ' sippets.'' The nmther, Miss Eoihlem, acted I'e - pare very naturally and her brood were well ihaiferoued »y h»r M-ss Shan, non, as 'Mrs. A exauder de Courcy Smith,' the supposed rich aunt. looked b th ...
A Deadly Plaything. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 23 April 1898
A Deadly Plaything. A two-ye»r-old child of Mr. W. Winner's, ooram n ranger, CaiBila (says the Caxnlig Standard), had a 1 arrow escaue of b--i g bifeu by a snake a few d.ys ago. The child was amusing hinn-lf out-ide tbe hnose, when M9 t-n year Id brother Ivan happen ed to come =.ei'')BS him, and was astoni-hed and alarm d to s-.e the child cureing a snake, holding it in both hands, and jusr in thti act of HltinK it to his moutb. With pruinpfi.uue a:iu vuurage l-u« WOUJC1 ao credit to many an oldi-r person, the brother rash'-d to the child, and anatchiis; tha enake from h'm tnrew it some da anee away, and then proc-cded -n kill it with an ai.-. tbat was cl-se by. The snake was of the black spec es measuring 2it 6in loug.