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The Sentinel. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1881. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

: v U m OV , m I a I ss ' The ?a, has. bIeen the. sulject of soii.e e'i.aUas it, lrtely, '-auudlaiich :uaiei-' pi'el'sed ,tlli the ciuncil) ,' ,nt niake , 'soite uie of the groundui whilh ,the. ,inixe nw 'occuplies. ; At present iis i. neilther use trc orinainnt.; It will c6. 4libth.hibor aind iieoivc, aildi'e pltii'' dtrivCed from' it: will ne,,r. repay for th. outlay. ITo allow the .ilze:to; grl''w properl it 'will 'alws ivh"ve to: he feiced' illn aind tl jpublic kvilt 0out, especially it holiIlay. htimles, whehe a- crowd would destroiy the mniaze-growithl. f years in a few -llours. ilt:llas beei' said thitht by growing tlio iiae w help to. keep Ju.al, Feellows' ime"liory grein; but we are sui e. that thl late judge would have: :bedi thl'e fir.t to do away with tle mnaze: if helfouiid' thlat it did ný nisweri tihe purpose for which it was: intended. At present it simply cunibereth the 'round.. The site coulu be used for the erectioii' ofa pavilion for tle plorts Club. The .ood whi...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

. SHAW, -Sno 'ds ' I rtment IN mA-D, IVrAN 1 ,EII1R T, AND .i hAui^OlLET. *SEDRV'IGES, '1^ ea, 1; O istv<rilow prices. :. Sole ageit fornthi&Xewb Viheelcr rnd 'Wilson i o edy'is~ v -id .Seittiki i laci~neliiis. ',"* 0w l! \ T Cuitli T blc:VXaplki3 mTidk'fvern rcquisite , -" ^;. 'io panirtiesoithire. | p e r, .Outfitter:., > ' amily Grocer, :.il", Ol = . i'y. ,. .,ý''.' I;ltý'3.;itiJ'.!tý ý',Jý ' !St '."tV au iSpirit .Jerchian .I 'lIHE L So E ' S~TW1."IETR ' China GIas l si1 lrtMieniware.''! I, ' "t s . W TILt. st. . r 1'''her"g toi ? .u ? to " The Pee? Ie . ,E At the (orner ' ": ;I1I6E* AND STO' KE.E STT? ?E:T ,:.,IT ta ontirelyd °reo' /upco !'h'id; anid a- the stock his been purcha ed "'for !Cash the prles. qrote wll g oiv cu ", " ier -?s eyerY' s5 i'tflCtIf l .?'1 ,t i'i ' % Tfiib; i )1CCo si lhu st irs k thenbelt itbrandsa, y R Sl, , fr?t? , ro m s.rrln '" t l' b 5 i t" Ii, TAB !L ' '. 1 ' ",, "., " . lt) I a + n t, ". A'..... 4 " MUdq I'ti1N T ,Oal, T A\ . ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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The bad and worthless [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

bT jtitile jnoof that tht. ~ so rcrwt. is :litiilCateI of lcthe hche4 il"nl:i M th;iogi;:! y t , it bi:tt ho 111 ol' LitteN ." iS .tepret , -beLf~,:st'1? uu1-1os~ (~luutilionl CVprnugu!~'~~Vp itit)'ca1to bi h e~tpe~ni) touiik ntonev on th4. uiedt uidter 'on n . o t i 3' L'~ fu W~tC rs:· tllei or.:lo1 ·or neLam:~! *t y to1beipvte the3 uiere th ~ t i~f!iC; ll;i b!iC c'Alse~p~in~i Ireircdics iii tjrs: nc· o ia.trth~ hi l or Ihimne1-IiniiEcclytos iht.v iyzvuiinci'tt bh e!o louhi iijrliine t.~,IiE L inI~h siitiihiit bitt ~'t~nil itt *i nerurd icu~ n J rtoi.ittiral~crt.. iritl.~ : rbiirI i: - insl;~ :lter of 'ii I t tnsi~.i-~.. j ¶ V.llli~li l I:! ! thiltlyk nul I~cuins oi dotjlt0o oiid ,,~lsoior ri th l o rh,:i~ tc: W*'.C; r "ir;:iduc·r'ti lO 1t.ttofi - uIhl:~c~~initic qiiihriesitS ll loshe Liviiili s hip in threey yuii lwo ;litu,:iholr it tor uliun~ir~l', thoi~tl atil~ sicr[ir csiclt) ttl ' of this uiidiviii wu . I~tl~irribitud Icotlialnl.itvo y i;iv"'ct~ciltliii th Unrittt[' LL,r of il...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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An Alarming Disease Afflicting a Numerous Class. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

An AlaRmiong' Disease, Aifiot' ingi a'Nueinci(s' Class " u''I (ian h .iiliitiesc"t hu til?,. isli li' n rit lctit of the e tire ,hidil , but' if ': e, ctedl , itt it itime u iy vs te ncvlt'Ito fr'nine. elii hr ucing jilL kidievt hvcr paniunta andyi.I flii th.:l init r drle _.i? ldiin li: i iieui i i.i the .ltt iltididr i"' ii' 'i .t i- h -li l 'orist en c tintil dtltth give.< relief from slt?;rin . LiT ' distsi , s. 'is fteh, i lll ','st ?i fO ,. o ethur .c ,n?-, iil iiiir'i but iff tIl L r il "i skýitiiut.ilf thie fol.lowing questIuns, ie. (vill beblc fo dii;eu i:tiu tic elti,?ii ti llit t" lit' 'oie olft l' diluictid,¢-'l-di:_ di tureis','p tlii. oir litilciilty' Is othe:e "f ,;. ll t:;h.+ -side tu , . ,. I il ie i failxie's 'ibu Ifthe rieit sidc i t hi Hiver were entthr'itiigl ' I t herl s9ti..d riit'T.It " , , " ýr" ' " ý ,. .ll l tliere veir tiio 'or aiztiitId t . tlr ' sitiii ' .lid detli in roti lirt ii ??, rini. _ itio l:Oi,:' t e t; i sje ?-tio ils frtni ii'thiie...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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"It was the Cat." [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

« r 1 '4 A ':ION "'f i p :., i,' ^tiW as.;theCat.|",. George, Sloppens wasga'martyrto onr ultra civilisation. -Born of average parents, with thie help' ofV " at ciidool education, he developed iiino tall, finhe muscular supporter of lamp posts, and nmight b'"dd~ ifiifally seen knocking old men.into thegatter'inhi style that always brought down;i a,.heartyj laugh from the by-standes. Sometimes, in ajoking way,'he woild'garo-td arespecabl pedes trian just to sde' what 'the914 idathad in his pockets. -He niever ,kept it; ohi o I he always put it.back,again,or, sentit ito the missionaries. At other times hei wuld use pewter pots; iy way f'showing hii strength, on the forehead~!of innocent landiords who declined tovfurnish beer withobut;fioney. These' and, other ,amusing pranks caused some anxiety, and :about, this.J.ime he haid his' pbrtrait takei. *whilst'on a'rvisit to an' hotel :for ithree months: This period he, used jocu larly to call three-penneth, iad 'wth a rare sense of humrbr ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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OUR ILLUSTRATION. SCARBOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

OUR ILLUSTRATION. : , 0SCARBOROUGH:,II .:" l ;The impressioi ;made upon .the ;traveller ,who.1approaches,Scarborough-one of the most popular wateriig places along tlie Eni. lish coast -in the summer season, is that of b`ighititess4wiihh'ii? i'dnveyed as miiich; by the shining aaspect o'f the old-fashioned houses, builtaloug the hill-sidesand narrov passages,' whose?knockersand door-haudlesare polishied till they seem to atcli every wandering ray of dsuishine?'wh'b?e d~orstels are \washed with, yellowfochred and even the window-sills., of the; is!allest ;and poorest'abound with poits offloiers; as;byf teiclearblue of the sky; the gittering' expanse of water', which stretches like a.visit silver lake beneath the summer, stii whiclihevokes isuch wo\ndrous sparkles on its unruffled surface, or the white beach :clothed with bathing-machines. Few' of 'the tourists wholi frequent Scarborough' are aware that the cleanliness and f~eedom, frorii fepulive'ddor;,so 'prevalent' in closely 'built...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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PRISON PETS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

t sroPRIlSUN PETS: :' Tlierid e iiiineroiu instances nii'ecord of persons'in ",'' durance Ivile"! ?naking pets :of the most unlikely ,of animals, nay, even r eptiles and flowers. The instances considered noteworthy have' been generally those qf p?ersons of rank. In reality, the passion is not more to be wondered at in the Count Picciola of school-book notoriety, who g'ined over the good4eeling'of his ikeeper to respect the pet flower which had sprung up between ithe stones of the prison-yard, than is a saniilarI feeling exhibited by the deeppstý dyed diimiinal 6f the'commion gaol. In (ýýt it has been noticed that the feeling, if any. thing,"'is ''tifoiiger'i` th iian of few re The present humianitarian system of con. d :dting : pisons ?'prvides 'e' thi educated prisoner with many' nine'i . ofii killing, if not improving, his time, iwhich`aibygbne!system ignored. Companionship is found in books :!of the, Very.bestkind.r Ilnthe case ofithe un .educated prisoner, it'is .ver'ydiffe'ent....

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Wit and Wisdom. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

You never miss the sermon .till the preacher runs dry. What is most -productive of mal-arla? A ssqufeaky-voiced spprano. ', :I l One hundred per cent. is a profit that always predicts a fortune. " ' SWIhen a ship weighs, anchor she ,probably has steal yard'ds t do it with. Nothint is made .in vain altough there are lots of maiden vain. A clerk at a Pi tsburg stoekyard appropriate. ly threfers'tie siaryis a 'tyeiuied." A H. The ordinary restarant" waiter measures all his customers from tip to tip SWlpe.your penaftdr, using, and ,it vill last the longer 4 lR? i mber, it pen i saiedil(a pea if earned. " - A~ tlvo-p;illingpiece )vithla hole in it will not pans current, Wvhich 'hows that the halt is'better thantthewlhole. ' ? .' ' The small thin feathbrs on. the goose are called down, but when~yboi 'go,.to buy them you find them way up. , Somei people can't get along wlthoutlmuch work, but the butter-makers certainly belong to one .of the classes which churn a living. . ,.A prospective, ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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HOUSES WITH SECRET CHAMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

:-HOUSES ;,WITH -SECRET - . St :CHAAMBERS: .- t : 'i/Aparf ifroni the'jromdnce inddlegendary. lore associated ,.ith many-of,ouroldcountry houses, one of their most intereting features is il'e 'seet'c~:ilamb er, Which is?not only ciiribus 'as arelic'of hrchitectiral ingenuity, :but has been in most cases so:skilfully con trived as to, escape. letection from even the most experienced eye, 'Few persons, too, perhaps ar awae aare how numerous'd these hidinig-pllaces were i days gone by.'; 'aid, in: deed, itiwould seem that the mansions of our leadingi.families were not; considered com plete withoutthem. It is easy ,to under stand how necessary suich cbntrivances were' regarded; wihen we call to''i ihd' the wide-. spreadiand deep-rooted feeling'df iniscurity which once prevailed throughout the country,. engendered by religion and political intoler-. ance. It must not be forgotten, also, that in the sixteenith' centiiry, and 'arly in 'th~ seventeenth, the celebration of mass in Great Brit...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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CURRENT LITERATURE. "EDWARD BULWER, LORD LYTTON." [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

"EDWARD BULWER,'LORD LYTTON." This volume, written by ," Owen Mere rdithrd LLord yttonj ,ugga geeased novelistris somethinggmore than a biography and sometiihfii else. 'If is more in dealing with.anumber offacts?wvhichdo.not.per tain to ?iography, and less in ommitig many facts -of ,a personal nature which probably wouldih(e 'l5er usecdby'an9 oth'r thani a son of the fii5velist:. One-half the volume is mere' finish'ea hne worldm-;U sU eested that` the story, which' had only been half told, mighthbe supplemented by a further ac. cbdtnthriiteh by the ?son.. t-The ]?tter,-saiis that "It is .the chronicle, rather than the 1histotry df arlifethlatI, desire to?w?ite." He Itshereifre'enttles"'h? ?o?] ife ?etters, an3 Liteyry emains. The elder Bul'er ccovers. aperiod= of: littleiless: than i quarter ofra century ti He"gives' an accounti of the ulwer flif ly, a?s; is careful:.to iow..its. anciebnsitoudation and,,its -longbyandr honor: rble stiidin. Builwer's father was a man bf lketerds! io ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Declined with Thanks. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

Declined with Thanks. The modern advertiser, cspecially on. lit other side' of the Pacific, is usually credited withlhuiving attempted some smart thingsin order to obtain .'bold advertisements.;" but few have excelled the efiterprise (and audacity) of the late Professor Holloway, who once sent Charles Dickens a cheque for £1,000, if he would give him one line of com plimentary notice in the book he (Dickens) was then publishing.,, The.?grat novelist, who evidently knew where to dra.w the line;, ' it?iLTed tlihe ahiouiitfortthwith, which muist have been a bitter pill for the professor -at any rate, he received a considerable check.

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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MARK TWAIN ON BABIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

IARK? TWAIN ON BABIES. At the banquet given to General Grant tthe last;(and fifteenth) re~ilar toast o as, "he Babies: as they comfort us in our sorrows, let us not forget them in our festivities :" and to this Mr Sajnuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) thue happily and ;feelingly responded :-" I ilke tliat i We hale (notf all had the good fortune to be ladies. We have' not all been generals or poets, or state en; butwhen tie toast/wAvbrk do6w tbo The Babies' we stahd on (commonl ground? (laigbi~her) !forvwe have all been babies. (Renewed laughter.) It is a shame that for a thousand years the ,yorll', p bauquets.have..uatterly.ignored..the. baby (laughter) as it he did not amount to .ktjthing:. (Latghier.. lit 'you st'p and "thinkl a-miinut'e-if ?d Wvilll'go bagckfifty or~ a'hunidred years to your early married life ,(laughter) and re-contemplate, your baby you will'remember he ?aimouh'ted to a gopd deal, and even something over. (Roaris.) You. soldiers all knew that when thbt little fellow...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Agricultural, & c. FEEDING FOR MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

FEEDINd rFORP ILK. The Fainiir' HBome n .otirorial, an American publication, makes the following sound, practi cal remarks upon the''above-named, subject, which are deserving of consideration from dairy fariiiers :-" At the foundation of the dairy in dustry lies not only tood, breeding, but also good feeding. The animal organisation devoted to thih business. is extremely delicate, and nay. be perminanetly injured, by. aninjudicious use of food, as it often is by accident and disease. This ,thefarmershould,_er~ofget, .The great rule to be observed in the rearing of dairy stock is not to interfere with thie delicate organisation by the food furndihedin: early life ei en. The ,systcm.ofa.heifer,can.bc,so, ipjured by food as to disorganise her glandular system exactly as the system of a o'cw can be forced into diseased action by excessive or inflaniinltory food. A cow that carries a superabundance of milk seldom makes a goodzmilker, and the wholesale'state ment so often idkatlit whatipr...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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JOSH BILLINGS, WIT AND HUMOURIST. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

'08H BILLINGS, WIT A}D Yankee humouritis peeC?liar, t popular It is dry rather tha'n funnn, idsurprises us into a laugh rather than tickles forth asmile. There are many kinds of Yankee humour, though, and some of it we don't care for much. A good deal is mere slang, or, worse still, vulgar prefanity, but, on the other, hand, there .i3 both' *it.ahd isdoiE irn such ritings~a tlios?o IJosli Billigs. , SThe realname of the gentleman o writes under that title is Mr. A. W. Shaw, and his fame was first made, we believe, by his " ?lmariic-ks,;"hich;,like-thosewhich-Ben jamin Franklin wrote as " Poor Richard," were full' of curious sayings and wise saws. -n-the-mcase,ofJ.osbJJilini , ho.wever, the humour is not a little helped by tie peculiar. spelling. ,: ? . . He speaks his mind very freely on many things, and always to the point. Here is what he says about : ::1( ;:. i .-: ~ARRIAGE. 'Marriage i a'fair traniisaction on the face But there; is quite too oftien put.up jobs in It is an old in...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 1 November 1884

BIRTHS. CULLIVER.-On the 24th October, at her brother-in-law's residence, Railway reserve,   Kensington, the wife of Eli Culliver of a   son. Both doing well.

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Purely American. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 8 November 1884

urely American. : It is curious how a startling entence will, affect people who are sleeping soundly, some timins; hen''suaddenly ei ergeti ally' sipolien. The other morning.on a through .train nearly all the, passengers were1 lying bamS in their chairs, sound asleep, when a . crazy man' juiniped uip and shliouted at:the top of his "The devilis chief cook and bottlewasher." " Alieni !" shouted a preacher, awakening with a start. "Rah.for the stars and stripes," roared ad" Irishman.,: I an / "Threetime an sold for twenty dol' lars," bawled an auctioneer. "I. object," snorted a lawyer. ".I call your hand," said a gambler, "'Whoa-haw, Buck,"' iied a fdrmer. "Me little dawling," sighed a masher. "? Hit'ian gaii," ~isaid?,ib:oxeifaSnd then' the 'lawyer hit the preacher with his grip sack, and the auctioneer rapped -the masher over the ihead with his umbrella;4 and, the Irishman kicked the gambler, and'the farmer bit tld Iriihman's` e ar;ind'there was n more fun for a fewwinidutes'than, t...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Keeping Off Intruders. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 8 November 1884

Keeping 'Off Intruders. 7 (Verdi, tlie/famousErtalin' d t1iesti',. ;! as some time since staying in Paris, where he occupied asfsditd; df I rodms charmingly situated in the Champs-Elysees. Being at that time..engaged in .pdttiingtthei finishing touches to a new opera, "La Forza del Destino," he iyi sgi~gLy' nnoyed by the in cessant interruptions to which he was sub •jected on thepartQof; inquisitive l audmunwel come callers. One of his fricnds was prescnt whlen .Nerdi. jwas:, gi.vingi instructions, to his valet how to deal with these intruders, and, tells uS that Verdi spoke as fclllws:, ",When anybody rings, you will open the door and. tell him I am very ill.: If the stranger in-. sists upon seeing me, you.will sl.ow.him ipto tithe sioke room ,whedre I "hdve laid' a'large dressed-up doll6oriliy-figdrii on the sofa with its face to the wall. Here you will ask the visitor to take a seat, inform him that I am asleep, and then sit down beside with the request to keep perfectly still, s...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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Making things over. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 8 November 1884

Making things, over.'l It " Maria," said Mr. Jones, upon one of his .worrying days, "it seeimsto me you' iiglitbe more' economical ;' ni?w; ,tliere's my ?o6ld clothes, why can't you make them overfor the children instead of giving them aw?iy?" "Because they're iworn out'-when ';you're done with them," answered Mrs; Jodies: "It's no use making over things for :the, children that won't hold together` ; you could not do it yourself, siniart as you are." " Well,!' grumbled Jones;': I iwouldn't have "cl'sets full'of things'mildewing-forrwantnof wear, if I was a woman, that's all. , ,A ppenny savedis a penny earned," That was in, April. ., One warm day in May, Mr. Jones went prancing through the closets, looking for something he couldn't find, afid turniing things'g·nerally inside out. " Maria,' he screamed, "where is my grey alpaca dusted , , . Ma' de it over for Johnny." "Ahem! )Well, there's the brown. linen one I bought last summer ?"'i. ;, 1 "Clothes-bag !" mumbled Mrs. Jones,5 who s...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale,
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A Risky Ride. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 8 November 1884

" ?A Risky Ride:' Sig'li^ "Natalie; th'pfiopiert itman " of Abbey's Opera Company, is the man who was carried on a tight o' dyer Niagara River., He was; intervie jedrb:yaeporter, and tells what' his feelings . " ~' ile makinig the perilous ride: , ... " That was in the summer of 1861," said he. "A tremendous crowd of people gathered that 1lay' the Fialls,' ad it was a nice day for our 'purpose. - was no perfodrmer, but acted, as you know, -in the capacity of nmanager; Ofn this particuilar occasion, how evei, Blobidifi had to carry soinebody over on his backi aidas "nobody elsed had sufficient interest' iii the 'affair.to b'e willinig to risk his life,; or 'enoughl faith'?in Blonidin's strength aiid skill to' take such desiperate chances, I had to do the aiding. Blondin wore tights, the same as. rope-ialkers usually do, except 'that he had ?on a sbort of harness, so that I could reach around `his 'nek' and:get a good grip without'choki~ g him, afid so that I could stick ''y-legs thro...

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Not Married. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 8 November 1884

Not Married. Two Jersey City farmers, Hiram Bauman andi Christopher.; Kaufman,t were arraigned at the Tombr to answer a charge of intoxi cation. . / "Please, sir, let us go this time," ex claimed the former, "we-" "Hold your'h"orse, Hiram," interrupted his friend, "and let me do the chinning, for you might say too much and spoil all.. Judge, we are too hard-working farmers, and our old/ gals are, atching, axiously for us to come home. Cheer up our hearts, sir, and let us depart.?" U.I " Your wives know where you went ; why should they feel anxious over your absence ?" asked the justicee. "If you knew my old woman you wouldn't ask me such a question," answered Christo-.. pher.. %',WeToldi oiur wivesi that we were going to a- dying lodge member's bedside, and iisupposewhen wedldn t turn 'up last night they went there and learned that we had lied. That suggests to me another reason why you should discharge us." "And 1hat.is that?" 'You ai't a' maried' aAman, tju~dge, or you'd know. I. ...

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