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Department of Public Works. Railway Construction Branch, Engineer-in-Chief's Office, Sydney, August 26th, 1899. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Dopnrfmcut of Public Works, Railway Consl ruction Branch, Euxineor-in-Cliiuf's OfEco, Sydney, Aui-nst '26th, 1899. Memorandum to the Enyincer-in-Cbief, I Railway Construction. WeliiIIsgi'on to Wekris Creek, Revised Trial Survey Report. Survey commences ou Great Western Railwny, 249 miles, 6,000 chains: survey onds Murroneundi, 279 miles, 3,179 chains : length, 29 m les, 23,179 cliaius. ? ?Ruling grade, 1 in 75 for up or down loads.^ Sharpest curvc, radios 15 chains. This is a re-survey of portion of tho pro posed railway from Wellington, to Werria Creek, commencing 2y miles north-west of Wellington railway station, and joining the revised trial survey from Dubbo to Werria Creek near Murrnnguudi. Tho survoy commonces at 249 miles, 60 ftllninn mi t.lm Ornof. Wnofarn R.ailtvnir nna* the crossing of the road to Cobborah and Mendoorun, ond follows tho genoral course of that road, mniutaining a northerly direc tion throughout. .Creeks, watercourses, ridges, and roada are crossed at tho fo...
Wellington-Werris Creek Hallway. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Wellington- Werris Creek Hallway. Wo aro iudobtod for tho nso of tho follow inof correspondenco and roport to Mr. J. P. Clifford, Mnyor of Wollington : — Public Works Dopnrtmcnb, Sydnoy, 20fch September, 1899. Sir, — I am directed by the Secretary for Publio Works to forward bore with, for your information, a copy of the report on tho revised trial survoy of tho proposed railway from Wellington to Wonis Crcok. — I am, etc., Robert Hickson, Under Secretary & Commissioner for Ronds. J. Haynus, Esq., M.P.
Wellington Police Court. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. (Before Messrs, W. P. Pridham, and J. Clifford J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Wellington Police Court. ' TllUltSDAY, Shptkmbkh 28. (Boforo Messrs. W,- P. Pridham, and J. Clifford J's.P.) Johanna Wills, of Bodangora, was brought up on suspicion of boing of unsound mind. Her father, Samuel Kostcll Wills, said his daughter wus 13 years of ago. Sinoo last Friday week sho seemed to bo off her head. She had ni-nviniinl v heen atroni» and in sood health. Yester day she became worse than over, and violent to her eolf. This morning bIio appeared bb right as over, and in hor sound senses. Dr. Barker deposed ho had soon Johanna Wills .yestorday, sho was in a vory oxcited condition, biting, snapping, aud spitting at everybody, and using very bad languago, and evidently unaware of what alio was doing. This morning, on examina tion, she was in aporfnotly rational stato- of mind, answering all quostiona intolligontly. Sho said that for Bomo days sho had suffered intense pains in tho I head, bub this morning thoy woro gone. Ho con 1 Bidored that, in her present stato, it wou...
CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
CORRESPONDENCE. [It is to he understood that we do\ not ncccesart/n endorse the opinions of our correspondents.'} (To the Editor.) , ' Sir,— I nolico by tho report of the picnic held at Mr. A; Hubbard's, Muryvulc, on Wednesday laat. that Mr. Wunlcs8 has been credited with having arranged and photographed tho Hubbard family. Now, eir, Mr. Wanlcss had nothing at all to do with t.ho Hubbard group, I being.oapoi'iolly engaged to do it ; also tho general group, which waa arranged by tho Rov, Mr. Bugg, Mr, A, Hubbard and myaelf, to bo takon after tho mooting, at 3.30, .but seeing Mr. Wanlcss buttoii'holoing Mr. Bugg, I spoke to him on tho matter und lie (Mr. Wanless) said lie had just arranged to take' tho. group at 5 p.in , and I, navmg no onjecuon to worn in company, gavo way, and so we both took the groups sido by side, that is tho goncrul and Bodangora (only). Thanking you, sir, iu anticipation for tho publication of those few lines, I am, etc., G. H. Nicholas. Lco-alroet, Wellington,...
Hard on the Parson. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
' ! ' . Kurd on the Parson. I . At a missionary meeting held by a fussy parson, a deputation told some awful cannibal experiences. One narrated that he was entertained by King Somebody at a feast, where a pie, on being opened, disclosed two human fingers. Everyone shuddered piously, exoept a man in the rear, who oalled put : ' I'll bet ono of those fingers was our parson's. He's got his finger in every pie.'
Too Old For Them. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Too Old For Them. A Scotch laird was relating to a friend at his dinner-table the story of a fine fish he oaught one day. 'Donald,' said he, to the servant behind his ohair— an old man, but a new servant — ' how heavy was the fish I took yesterday ?' Tlnnalil nAlf.tinv annlra mam tvtAnn/1 Tli n laird repeated the question. ' Weel,' replied Donald, ' it was twal' pund at breakfast, it had gotten to achteen at dinner-time, and it was sax-andrtwenty when ye sat doon to supper wi' the oaptain.' Then, after a pause, he added : ' I've been telling lees a' my life to please the shooters ; but I'll be blowed if I am going to tell lees noo in my old age to please the fishers.'
Not to be Beaten. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Not to be Beaten. The other day a goods guard reported his engine-driver for slow running. The driver meant to have his revenge, so on the following day, when running a fast goods train, and having a clear line for some miles, he thought he would give the guard a startler, whioh he did by raoing along at the rate of fifty miles an hour. Oh pulling np, the driver went back to see what the guard thought of it, and found that he had lashed himself to the brake-wheel, having previously chalked up on the van : ' If found dead, killed by furious driving.'
Not Much to Take With Him. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Not Much to Take With Him. A little boy waB told in Sunday-school that when he died he would leave his body on earth. After returning home, he was much troubled in regard to it, and questioned hiB parents. His mother explained by Havincr ; . ' You will take all the good with you, but leave all that is naughty here below.' The boy thought for a moment, then, looking up, said : ' Well, I'll be awfully thin when I get there.' A Mean Revenge. — 'I've got even with Blimmers at last,' said the society reporter. ' How ?! 'You know how jealous his wife is;? Well, I have alluded to him as ' a great favourite among the ladies.' '
Tired of the Job. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Tired of the Job. ' During the last Afghan., war the fol lowing joke was current through the Army. The dirtiness of the Afghan is proverbial, and it is said that on one ocoasion General Roberts onoe ordered one to be washed. Two soldiers were told off for the numose. . They stripped the prisoner, and sorabbed him for two hours with formidable brushes andJsoft soap. Then they threwdown their, brushes in disgust, and went to their oaptain. ' What is it, men ?' he said. 'Well, sir,' they replied, 'we have washed that Afghan chap for two hours, but it is no. good. After scrubbing him, sir, for two hours till our arms aohed fit to drop off, blest if we did not come upon another suit of clothes.'
Sorry He Said It. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Sorry He Said It. At Darlinghurst Quarter-sessions the other day a man was oharged with in flating grievous bodily harm on another man, or, in other worda, ' attempting to blow his light out.' The ohief witness for the prosecution waa an ex-con8table, who had donned the ' blue ' for ten years, and knew how I many beanB made five. Counsel for defence, trying to break down this witness's evidence, put some ugly questions to him, but were answered as quickly. as getting along beer down his neck. At last the Q.O., knowing his 'oake was dough,' asked, in a very irritable way : 1 Is it not a fact that you told a certain gentleman that a man, after serving two or three years in the polioe force, was capable of swearing anything, from »'v 'W lu«UQ|OU|JUtDi| n iuiuul DVCU I blushing or winking, to meet his end ?' Witness: 'I said so in a joke.' At these words the whole court ahook with laughter. An old inspector, sitting at the table, who has a corporation ofra few yards in diameter, laughed...
HUMOROUS COLUMN. The Missing "Evidence." [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
HUMOROUS COLUMN. The Missing ' Evidence.' A well-known hotelkoepor was being tried at Dehiliquin on a charge of shooting proteoted . game during close j season. Constable Cooper, who made the arrest, testified to catching the prisoner with the game in his possession. 'Where is the game?' asked the lawyer ior cne aerence. ' Why, they wouldn't keep,' answered the offioer. ' What. did you do with them P' ' Oh, I disposed of them.' What did you do with them ?' ' Well, I knew they wouldn't keep, sol — I disposed of them.' ' What did you do with them ?' 'My wife cooked them.' ' And you ate them ?' ' Yes.' At this juncture Sergeant Bungybar, who prosecuted, jumped up, aud plucking out two or three hairs from his eyebrows and taking a reef at his pants, said : ' Kuk, kuk 1 yer worship, I ask for a remand for aeven days in order that the constable might undergo an operation in view of producing the evidence.' ,The magistrate refused the remand. 'Your worship,' said the lawyer, 'I ask that th...
No Danger. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
No Danger. It was during a recent small-pox scare in a certain town in the Midlands. An old lady from the country thought she would like to take a cab, but she was rather anxious, having heard that many of the cabs had been used to carry small-pox patients to the hospitals. one asKea tne driver whether there was any risk of catching the disease. 'Not in the least, mum,' answered the cabby ; ' I've had one of my back wheels vacoinated, mum.' Thus reassured, the old lady stepped in and proceeded on her way.
Another Annexation. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 28 September 1899
Another Annexation. A distinguished Indian officer— Scotch to the core — never lost an opportunity of advertising his countrymen. One evening at mess he had a large number of guests, and had a magnificent specimen of a Highland piper on duty behind his chair. , To. draw attention to' the man's splendid appearanoe, he turned to him and said : ' What part o' Scotland do yon come from, my good man ?' With a punctilious salute, the reply was : ? ' ' Tipperary, yer honour 1'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 2 October 1899
PALING & CO. ' ' ? are Sole Agents in New South Wales and Queensland tor Band & Orchestral ^ v'.-v-r '- .By BOOSEY and CO., London; By BESSON and CO., London ; By COUESNON and CO., Paris. paling & e©. have the Largest and Best Stock of Wind, String, and other Musical Instruments in Australia. L0WE8rPRICES. EASY TERMS. WRITE FOR CATALOGUES. ^tr,nS8 *or every . ' PIANOS by all the ? : \q Leading Makers. STEIN WAY, BRINSMEAD, LIPP, FEURICH, VICTOR, &C. . / ORGANS by ESTEY and CO. from &7, W. H. Paling & Co.. ? ? ... LIMITED,. ^ SYDNEY. To Farmers and Producers^ W - H. iVI I r|Yl H IV, T iT . who hM carried on his GENERAL COMMISSION . , , * . M Jy BUSINESS next Mr. Clifford's, begB to announce to; many of his old patrons, as well ai now ones, to: establish a WEEKLY PRODUCE MARKET. Hitherto tho request was made, but the want of proper accommodation prevented his carrying out this object. He now begs to state that he is shortly removing1 to ...
THE STORYTELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER XIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 2 October 1899
THE STORYTELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER XIII,— (Continued.) 'Bo, jNorah said — tor, with a glance Redmond had referred the question to her, and she spoke to him, not to the Doctor. ? Una is with her,' she went on,' and her nurBO. Mrs. Sabine has not been told yet. Had I better awake her ?' The Doctor, shortly saying ' No,' turned and hurried up the stairs. Redmond began to unfasten the waterproof cape which he naa tnrown over me snouiaerB ; in spice 01 its protection, his clotheB were wet through. His dark face was drawn and haggard, the sunken eves looking as if he had not slept. His whole appearance, as the Doctor had said, waB that of ono thoroughly worn out. ' Miss Cashel,' he said, as he threw off the cloak, ' don't you think you had better go up stairs? It is a bitter night. You will take cold down here upon the stones.' ? Ohno !' she said quickly. ' My dressing gown iB warm, and my shoeB are thick. I am all right. But you' — touching his sleeve. —' you are drenched to th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 2 October 1899
Wanted. I [TENDlSltS for SINKING a SHAFT about 50 FJCET. For particulars apply to C; G. SCOTT, , ] . Federal Stores. To Poultry Breeders. CJETTINGS of PURE BRED WYANDOTTES forSalo. 10/0 a Clutch, Apply, . MHS. W. VINCENT, Gisboruo Street. For Sale. 'plRST-CLASS FAMILY SOOIABLE with Hood, lamps, pole and ShaftB. Suit farmer with Apply Post Oflico, Wolliugton. TP E THOROUGHBRED Ophir and Ataliotty, Will Borvo a fow Mares at-Nurroogal. iiiiijis Opliir, £3 3s; Ataliotty, £2 10-. ? ertormances will appear in a future E. A. SMI'l.i, 'Glenrook, Important Notico to the Public of Wellington and v . . - . ; -surrounding dlstricto. rilllE INSOLVENCY ESTATES BUYERS CO. -I. will hilid in Wellington on tho 14th Oetobei-7 50 CASES of WELL- ASSORTED DRAPERS, con sisting of fllen'H, Youths' and Boys' Clothing, Prints, Calicoes, Sheetings, Towels, Damasks, Ladies' and Gents.' HuIb, Hosiery, and Mercery, when wo will offer all the above-mentioned goods by public auction in lines lo suitull ptirclinscr...
Baptist Church, Bodaugora. (Preacher, MR. G. CAPPELL.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 2 October 1899
Baptisti 'Chui'ehf Bodnugora^'' (Proftelier.-Mu; G. C'ArrKLi..) ~ ' ' Octobur 8th— iookroyjs, 11 ilin J Sxncer's. Cieuk, ,3 . p in : Uoilnngora, 7.30 p in. ' ft'renchoi', Ekv, Ihaau }3vgo.)j - . . 'October 15tli— Bodanffora, 11 am : Goiirio, 3pm : Mary valo, 7.30 pm; ' '. . , Octobor 22n(l— 1'onto, 3 pia i Uonrio, 7.30p*. . Octobor 29th— Hodnnjrora, 7.30 pm. ? ? . , . -
Marvvale. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 2 October 1899
Marvvale. (From our own corresiiondtnLY Iho crops iu the district of Muryrule havo again - been favored 'with rain, and aro looking splendid.' v Tlie Picnic which took placo ut Muryvalo on Sat urday, 30th September, was a great success, until jbsut 2,30, when the wiud bogan to blo\y cold. Owing to this tlie picnio did not lust as long as it Would have done lmd it been a nice afternoon. Tim young litdios' race was won by Miss 0. Butli, M'ss E. ? ? L...U jixiso xj . uunu oru.._-j.uo young men s raco was won by Mr. T. Bracken ; 2nd and 3rd divided. At lunch thoro woio about 150 pcoplo sat down, but ut tliu afternoon spread thoro woro not quito so many, eotno of them having gone homo to i e!l:apo tho cold wind. About . 4 p.m. the. children went to tho school-room to choose their prizes. 0 was an nbundauco of eatublcs, in fact thoro quite enough left over to supply unotlier pie ® wm1'' ^'I'um of Maryvalo killed a sheep on JJriuay which weighed 751bs wlvm drosscd ; tho skin I fas worth 7s...
"Wesleyan." Church. (REV. G. W. FURNER.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 2 October 1899
Wesloyan' Church. . i ?y . (Rev. G. W. FcriiNEE.) — Octobor Sth— -Wellington, 11 am aud 7.30 p m : . Boiliuifc'orn, 3 mi.- Hov. G. w. Furner. — : ? ? . . October 15th— Wellington, 11 a m.-Mr. H. Etlienuffton. ? Noureu, 11 a hi : Ciu-rft Cvuolt, 3 pm: WolluiBton. 7.30 pin. — Hev. G. W. Fiunor, UodaiiKora, 7.30 pm.— Mr. ? Oet^i'or22ni— WolliuRtoiiill am: Bodaiigorn,.3 aud 7.30 p in.— Bov. G. T- junior, wolliugton, 7.30 p m. — Mr, Octobor 29tli— Ross' (Spicer'B Creek), 3 p in « Wellington, 7,30 p in.— Bov. a. W. I'timor. Wolliugton, 11 ami J3odangora- 3 p ui. — Mr. Gi ChappeU. . ,. --V: ' ' ? ' ' ' ? ' ' '?.' . '* '''v. ; .? '