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JOURNALISTIC EXCUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

3OUltNALISTIC EXCUSES. JOURNAUSTICS liavo exciting times of it at Opelika (Ala). The editor of tlio local paper in a recent issue mado the following mournful announcement: "Wo are this week late with tho issue of our paper. Wo have the blest oxcuse for that of any editor or proprietor on God's green earth. " Fir.st-the printers aro afraid to come to tho city on account of tho belligerent situation of affairs. " Socond-That the printers in our offico are not expecten to work at night in front of, windows exposed to the rabble who havo beoii shooting upon the streets after dark. " Third-The firing , into tho editor's house; will intimidate him from tolling tho truth and expose all their dirty transac tions," ; After reading the above one is fully pro pared for another announcement which ap pears in the same number " Our inclination is to publish a full shoot; but our printers, who havo been faithful and patient through tho city troublos, wish a little reoreation of a ,few days, so wo ...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AN ALL WOOL TALE OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

AN ALL WOOL TALK OP LI KJS. NEVER had the bright blossoms of hope and things of that kind been showered around a betrothal of more promise than that of Kono Maud, the bride of the Owl Crook diggings. Her lover was both a gentleman and a scholar from away up tlio creek. Beauty too had dowered her with rippling tresses of tlio deepest Venetian red, and lum wl"jj tawny locks of jet; his moustache and tall boots were blacked carofully every day. Her eyes wore blue and soulful with brows of ecru, which rapidly changed to croamy white, with eye-winkers of tlio same, lloi nose was as daintly carved as ti sculptor s dream, while lier dolicato nostrils at times would dilate in response to her surging thoughts like the gills of tlio excited codfish. Her mouth was small, liko a coral cleft, and her teeth were mostly her own. As soon as slio got them paid for they would be entirely her own. Tliero was, too, an expression 111 that rosebud mouth that betokened strength of will and adamantine reso...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ANOTHER AFFAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

:ANOTII KltAKFAIJl, 11 havk como ill to kill you,' said a man entoring au Arkansas newspaper oflico, drawing a pistol, and confronting tho editor; < .yon published an articlo ilovogatory to my charactor, and it ia my duty ua a husband and a fathor to kill you,' ' I am glad of it,' tho poor oditor repliod-; . I was thinking of committing suioido.' ' Woll, if that's tho oaso, lots go down and take something.' ' Now you movo mo tho^omotional,' and tho two deadly onomios wont out togotlior. And yet somo people are in favour of pro liibition, -Amnuum Traveller, Tlio Lopanto, anow Italian ironclad, litis boon rocontly launchod. Slio carrion four 100-ton guns ; lior displacement is Id,000 tons, and slio is covorod throughout with armour ol' tlio enormous thicknoBS of 00 inolios.

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WHY HE DON'T EXPLAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

\VJ1 W.ll 13 DON "T JOXl'LA IX. SOME eight or ton years a silvory-tonguod chap who claimed to bo a fruit-tree agent swindled the farmors of this country in a shameful manner, and ono resident of Nankin was so mad about it that ho camo to Detroit, searched the rascal out and gave him a pounding in the stroot. After ho got through his work ho told the follow that ho would lick him twice as bad if ho over put eyes on him again, and it was a threat to bo remembered and well nursed. About tlireo weeks ago the Nankin man was travelling in Washtenaw comity, and as ho journeyed along the highway ho mot J a travoller who so closely resombled tlio fruit-troo swindlor that lio halted and called out: " Horo you aro again, you bold-faced rascal!" " Yes, I'm horo." " Well, so am I, and I'm going to lick you until you can't holler I I said I'd do it, and I always keep my word. . Climb down horo." The stranger " dumb " without a protest shedding his coat as ho struck tho ground, and a fight began. ...

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A "GAL" OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

A "GAL" OK 'I'll U DAY. THIS troubles that ladies in the country have to pub up with in connection with servants was exemplified, at the County Court on Monday in the case of Cormiok v. Whitty. The plaintiff, Miss Bridget Cormick, was engaged through a Melbourne registry office to go to Wangaratta, tho defendant paying her railway fare. On arrival at her now ' home, Bridget commenced to rogulato mat ters to suit herself, ono of tlxo first tilings she wished to alter being tho family dinner hour. Half-past six was tho hour the family had boon accustomed to, but as this did not suit Mibs Gormick's ideas she served it at six o'clock, remarking that was her hour, and she wasn't going to travel 200 miles to alter it. She also objected to wash dishes, or to do any" work lator than 7 p.m., whilst her soul revolted against such a menial occupation as brushing boots. After being at hor new employer's for ono day they parted, and tho gentle Bridgot returned suli sequontly to town, whoro she. ...

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CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

CHAPTER II.' When I entered the drawing-room before dinner, Miss Hurst sat by the iiro alono. I was again struck by the exquisite grace of lier figure, and the beauty of lier white hands and throat, contrasted with her black silk dress-rich, but plain, and still unre liovod by the faintest tingo of colour. At last, too, I saw her iaco. Perfect in outline, marble pale, with strongly marked, almost black eyebrows, slightly arched over lovely dark grey eyes. But-did my sight docoive^ne ? Had Miss Iiurst, so severely simple in- all else, adopted a coquettish by gono fashion to. heighten the effect of those black brows and lashes ? Was she a young woman looking old, or an old woman' look ing young? My host and hostess, ontoring together^ saved me, I hope, from betraying the mental chaos into which I was thrown by this dis CQvory. During dinner I was conscious of little beside the sweet voice, and the glorious eyes. During the evening Mrs. Digby openod the piano, and seating herself in a ...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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The Shadow of a Crime. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

The Shadow of a Crime. CHAPTER I. A FEW years ago I was invited to spena Christmas in the house of a cousin living in the West of England. He had been some time married, and the little I had seen of his wife strongly prepossessed mo in her favour. I therefore accepted the invitation with pleasure, the greater that I was told several " awfully nico " girls of the party At that time I was-well, it really does not matter how old, but young enough to bo a general admirer, and always ready for a love-affair more or less serious. Christmas day fell on Saturday. But as I was known to be an idlo and lonely bachelor, I was considerately told to go as long before and stay as long after tlio 25th as I felt disposed. Accordingly, a week pre vious to that dato I put myself and my portmanteau into an early train at Padding ton en route for Beecliam Hall, George Digby's patrimony. The first part of my journey was as un eventful afe possible. The woather was dull, the train was slow, my fellow-pass...

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HOW A "MOTHERLY OLD WOMAN" FIXED A LOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

HOW A "MOTHERLY OLD WOMAN" FIXED . A LOVER. A motiierly old woman, considerably troublo with the; asthma, and also lame, called at. tlio. Twontieth-stroot Station, the other afternoon, to state her case. She made the sergeant in charge place liis hand on a copy of Brown's Grammar which happened to be lying tlievo, and swear that ho would nover tell anybody, and then she began . I have a daughter.' : 'Yes.' . ' And my daughter has a beau.' ' Perfectly natural.' ' Th'oy are engaged aiicl tlio wedding-day lias boon set throe time, but he flunks out of it every time. The first. time he ; claimed that' his father was dead ; tlio second time lib was afraid he had smallpox ; and the third time, which was yesterday, lie said it would bring bad luck to marry when a comet was visible. When me and the old man wero ready to marry we walked ovor to the minister's and were joined without any backing out or beating around.' 'Well?', ' Woll, I want to bring this young, man to timo. Fact is, lie's e...

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FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

FUN AND FANCY. Mossoo wants to know whother going to a soiree, at which ' dancing commonccsat ton o'clock,' is what wo mean by ' dancing at tori-danco' upon people ? . A Capital Answer-Splf-niado man (ex amining school, of which he is a manager) ' Now, boy, what's the capital of 'OUand ?' Boy-" An ' H,' sir.' . A little boy who lias been used to receive his older brother's old toys_ and clothes, recently remarked, ' Ma, will I have to marry his \yidow when lie dies ?' 1 You 'are writing my bill on very rough papor,' said a client to his attornoy. ' Never mind,' said the attorney, ' it lias to bo filed beforo it comes into court.' ' Shall wo take a 'bus at Charing Cross ?' said a young Cockney, who was showing the wonders of the metropolis to his country cousin". ' 0, dear 110 I' said the alarmed maiden, ' I could not allow such a thing in so public a tlioroughfaro !' Mrs. Ramsbotham has boon invitod to a gardon party, and she is anxious to know whoro she can obtain the new gardon li...

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SHE DIDN'T DARE DO IT. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

SHE DIDN'T UAllB DO IT. Tina otlier day a man and woman camo to a sudden lmlt on Grand Rivor street, and the woman diopped a basket she was carrying and called out: 'I will I I will! I'll not live with you another day!' ' You'll leave mo, will you ?' lie calmly asked. . ' Yes I will ?' .'When?' ' . 'Now-right off-this minute!' ' You'll go away ?' ' Yes, sir !' ' I wouldn't if I wore you.' 83' But I will, and I defy you to prevent me! I lmvo suffered at your hands as long as I can put up wiMi it i' .' Oh, I shan't try to stop you,' ho quietly replied. ' I'll simply report to the police that my wifo lias mysteriously disappeared. Tlioy will want your description, and I shall give it. You wear No. 7 shoes; you have an oxtra largo mouth ; you walk stiff in your knees ; your noso turns up at the end; hair the color of a brick terra cotta, the newest in fashion ; eyes rather on the squint; voice partakes of-" ' Wretch! you wouldn't dare do that I' slio screamed. 'I certainly will and the ...

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MISCELLANEOUS. BRIEF MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

MISCELLANEOUS. BRIEF MENTION. AN attempt lias beeu made by several French soldiers to destroy the Arsonal at Bovgovao. The plot was discovered and the offenders arrested, During divine service at St, Paul's Cathe dral, London, on Sunday, a man leaped upon the altar, and overthrew ho cross, candles, and' decorative flowors. Ho was ' traped.' | At Mount Ararat a sories of destructive avalanches have caused much destruction. Several villages were overwhelmed, and 100 persons were (ava) launched into eternity. At Windsor ou Enstor Monday, while several persons wore crossing a narrow rail way bridgo, a train camo along, and a young man and woman were thrown down a great distance.. The former was killed, and tho lat ter seriously injured. They were engaged to be married. _ Redmond is lecturing in Brisbano on 'injustices to. Ireland.' Iio returns ovor land to N.S.W. prior to leaving Australia. About 100,000 persons travolled by rail during the holidays. . , The subscriptions in the Penrith...

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WHAT IT COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

WHAT IT COSTS. . THERE is a certain man in this town whom I'm going to lick until ho won't bo out of bed for six months after, and I want to know what it will cost mo ?' . So said a man who entered'a law office, and it was plain to be seen that his dander was way up. ' Let's see,' mused the lawyer, ' I'll defend you for 10 dols. If you lick him in a first class manner your fine will i be about 25 dols. Then there will be a few dollars costs, say enough to make the whole ithing foot up 40 dole. I think that I can safely promise that it won't cost you over that.' ' Forty dollars I Forty dollars for licking a man I Why, I can't go that!' Well, pull his nose, then. iTho last case I had of that the fine was only 15 dols. That will reduce the gross sum to 80 dols.' ' Want to tear him all to ipieces, but I can't afford to pay like that I for the fun. How much would it cost to spit on him?' ' Well that's an assault, youknow, but'tliG fine might not be over 10 dols. I guess 25 dols. would se...

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THE BOY WHO WOULDN'T BE AN ANGEL. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

THE HOY WHO WOULDN'T BE AN ANGKL. A Bhooiclyn Sunday school class had jtisfc finished siugiug, t wimt to Ijo art nugol, Ami Willi Mio niigol.s stiinil," when tho toaohcr, observing that one of tho boys had not con Iributocl his voico to bwoII tho sacrod rofrain, said: ' And you want to bo an angol, too; don't you, Willio ?' 'No,' resumed Willio, 'not right awny, I want to bo u circus ridor a good deal first. -ttiiijh,

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WHY HE DIDN'T TAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

WHY IT33 IJIIJN'T TAKE. Not long ago an old pioneer, who had lived in Texas in . the days of tlio early colo nists, was once boasting of tlio good old times. ' Why, sir, I was onco offered ai league of land for a pair of old boots.' I ' Didn't you take it?' said the party ad dressed.. ; _ I ' No, sir; i didn't.' ' No account land, I reckon ?' 'Why bless your heart, sir, it was the best piooeof laud outdoors. Grass Ave feet high, a clear, stream of water> running through it, and an undeveloped silver mine hi'one cornor.' , . And why in thunder didn't you make the 1 trado ?' ? ^ 1 Because said the old man, in a sad and regretful tono of voico, ' becauso I-i-I didn't have tho boots.' Through Texas.

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A MISCONCEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

A MISCONCEPTION. Fou some time past it lias been one of tlio duties of the polico officers of tlie Highlands to go to the various houses in thoir. respec tive beat.s and ascertain tlio size, &c., of the hose used in sprinkling the yards and streets Out on Dudley-streot, one ofi the sturdy peelors lmd watched a long time at the back yard of an aristocratic mansion to try and obtain the necessary information . from the servant girl. But she didn't appear, and, finally in a fit of desperation,I the oilicor walked around to the front door, and rang. A moment later tlio lady of the house her self opened to door. This rather stag gered tlio officer and without a word of pre liminary explanation he touched his hat and led off with " Good morning, madam ! I called to enquire what kind of hose you uso'}" I . Sir ?' said- the astonished lady, growing about a gaiter heel taller. i ' Yes'm. Very disagreeable to trouble you, but we have to make these inqunes, mum. Duty, you know.' I . .....

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28. Before Messrs. J. K. Lethbridge and J. D. Single, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23. Boforo ; Messrs." J; K. Lcthbridgo and J. D. . . Single, J'a.P.. v Martin Lucas v. Oharles M'lutyre. For wages due, amounting to £0. Defendant pleaded not guilty. Plaintiff deposed, am a stone-cutter, and was employed by defendant on the 20th February last,'at my trade; no agreement was entered into ; had worked for defendant throe week of ten hours per day, for which I claimed 10s per day; defendant offered me £1 in payment for the work done, which I would not accept; defendant did hot find any fault with my work. Oharles M'lntyre deposedPlaintiff came to my place on the 26tli February, and was hard up; I asfyed him his trade, when lie said ho was a stono cutter, I gave him a job, and on the 17th Mai'ch I found him loiter ing about smoking his pipe, told him that the work was not worth Is Gd per foot; ho then called me an impostor; I thereupon ordered him off the place, add considering him hard up offered him £1. John Wilson for defence corroborated defendant's...

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CHURCH OF ENGLAND, EASTER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

CHURCH OK ENGLAND, 'EASTER" MEETING. THE Annual. Easter. meeting of officers and members of ? the Church of England was hold in the vestry on Tuesday evening. The meeting was openbd by prayer. ' The Rev George Brown stated the busi ness i off the. meeting was to receive and audit tho accounts for the past year, and to transact such other business as may be brought forward. , The minutes of the proviousjmeoting, hold on the lltli April 1882, were read and ac cepted. ; Messrs. J. K. Cleove and F. Fowler; wore appointed' auditors. i' . The. books,.and.accounts were duly ex amined and found to be. correct.-. ? The, Treasurer's statement showed a deficit for the year of £22, which was mot my Mr. Brown according to a promise made by liini when the St. Mary's Curate was ob tained, that wore it necessary he would givo £50 towards such object. Tho balance sheet therefore showed no credit or debit balance. >? ;; .. ,y . ; Mr. «lohn Price referred to an amount of :£9. which;! appeared: on t...

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SPORTING. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

SPORTIN G, CBICJKET. A MATCH was contested on Good Friday between an eleven of the Penrith H.ILA.O.C. and an equal number of the Precious Doust's 0.0., of Sydney, on the former's ground. Some oxceilent play was cxhili:ed during the match, both by batters and bowlers. The game resulted in a victory for the visi tors by three runs, The local club en tor-, tuined' the "Precious beys" at a captial spread during tho afternoon which was catered fur by Mr. George Taylor! After (lie " solid " portion bad been woll discussed spjcches were made by several mem bers of tho clubs. One of ihe visitors in a neat spocch dilated on the lack of a suitablo ground for matches in Penrith, and urged tho club to make an effort to improve upon it. An accident occurred during tho day to one of tho " Doust's " which debarred him lrom afterwards participating in the play. "While practicing on a side-crease lie -was struck with a ball just abovo the loft eye, causing an abrasion .to tho skin about two iuchcs i...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 31 March 1883

LOCAL NEWS. / THE Rev. W. Hill will preach his farewell sermon for . tho Penrith circuit in the Wosleyau Church, Henry-street, to-mori.'ow f; , "morning,at 11 o'clock. ,|RF' /'.THE tender of Michael Leods for the erec tion of a now passenger station at Emu j;.,' Plains, lias been accepted. Residents of the Plains may now look forward to a V consummation so long and devoutly wished. A FEW " holiday keepers " were disposed of at tho police court' on Monday for drnnk ..?-V; j' eiiiioss, in the ordinary manner, by Mr. ?/);I^jbetkbridgd, J.P. ' n^A i MAN named William Henry Fowles, ii sdged 88 years, and described as .an artist, . was found dead in Mr. Taylor's stables on Monday morning. Deceased had. been in ! the town pome months, and was an invalid. ' :Air inquest was held during tho samo day, / tlio medical testimony boing that death had \ ' ' resiiltod - from tho ofFools of heart .'disoasq, and clironic bronchitis. A verdict was re turned in accordance with that testimony. ON Tuosda...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 7 April 1883

Richardson andNixon '{ 4i; .: - (Successors to T. R, nrtd 8. Smith), ' GOO. GEORGE-STREET, & DARLING ' HARBOUR, SYDNEY. ONEERS ON AOINJS, ! |n SALE DAYS. | /id Hnlls, tea, Mondays, ,'H, fttJ»V'cI°ok-Hfty, I kim|t»^Pioduco. | HOYAIj OAKjHALK YARDS. ' Tim iwlnys-Cows, Cnlv^i, &)icop, jTnmbs, Pigs, &eJ Kvldnyrt-I'oultry^DaH^' Produoc, Fruit, &o, i NE W'l'OWN-^Vio^S: n.ihydaily^ 288 rVHIJIOHAPMll -'for Hnlo lit 'the oflloo of thii iiii|)or ^ . . .. . . .:'v. ; Penritli. ,/ X / x x BliiG.S to ij^rfrm tlic inhabitants bi. Pcnritli mul the jrfrronnding districts tlmthciuxonstantly rc3civinjf»from London by the Mail Steamers, and fronj^ffic best houses iu Sydney, fresh Hupplie!*^^ DiTigsf^" i Geiiimro-JJiitcnt medicines Tyilet Requisites 'J \ ;i" Kepler fextraot of Malt j ,, ... . E^ract of Malt and Cod LivorOil ^ ' Burgoynes l'e^tolciue "(Cod Liver Oil Emyisiou) Parrish's Chemical Food .' jd' ?*'* ?' ?: i - ? Churchill and Dwarfs Syrup of Lime .and Iron Moll...

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