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A Skilful Operation. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
A Skilful Operation* ?- A most ' skilful opera'ion was lately per- ? formod in thp .Prince Alfred Hospital by Dr. McCormuck ou Hugh O'Neil, sou of Mr. O'Neil, of MookoVawa. I- ho lad dcvelopod a polypus in the noae, /.; , | and tlie doctor said that it would probably I causo his death, from . suffocation in a few i. mouth's if an onoration was not performed. | Three incisioiiB wero made in the neck, 'one oil. each sidfr'of tho . wiud pipe, each being ? ,/ ?fully 3 iuohes long ; the arteries were then' tied. - An'othor. incision- was then made in , / .tho wind pipe,, in which a tube was inserted. 'Tho polypus wns thon drawn through the roof of .the month, after an incision had been made. :? . Young O'Neil has now returned home hale and hearty, tho wounds being almost . m .percoptiblo, and thoro will bo in a vory short time no disfigurement at all. )
"CHEER UP," DO! [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
* ' v ^SCHI^KR _ UP,» DO! I . . By H. E. S. I ' '' Gloomy shadows oft' will flit -? ' — ' If ybu'vo got tho grit and wit . , JuBt to laugh a little bit.' . .Jow that the summor is approacliiu^ on0 is troubled to know how to appoar in public When I walk through tho city and bco thn wel'.-dre'ssed young men, with the hS collars beautifully clean and white, I wonder how thoy can keop them so. My own ex perience; is that. if I Wish to ffidl ninll ? ? ' fortable, I must wear a low turned-down hollar/ and thus avoid tho risk of-baving a touch of muscular rheumatism. Last som iner it was my lot to have to visit thedoctor on account of being too anxious to look decont, and ho told mo that the wearing of high bollard in immmer time was aheathoniah practice, and productive of eore throats and rheumatism. . What can a fellow do ? flB must dresB well and suffer, or else be looked down upon as a plebian or savago. Itjg true that over 3inco the fall of man he hu had to /'earn; Jiiis living by the...
Dredging on the Turon. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
/Breclgriui; on tliC Turoin l Tho yield of the Turon Itivor, Dredging Co., nnnouncodlast week, is the first duly authenticated yiold of a New South , Walos- dredging property thilt has yofc boon mado public. Mr..'.Garland'8. dredgo has been at work for a ;Iongor, poriod than, tho Turori, but tho proprietor, beyond .stating that the' results aro generally satisfactory, doos not. publish his returns. Tho figures of the Turon Com-' pany wero naturally looked for with groat interest, .and when they wero issued our Sydney ropresonta: tives wero frequently askod for their, opinion of tlie yiold. Tlio general impression, was that it was very disappointing. Ba^i exoopt in the caso of those who had allowed thomsolvos to be misled by. inflated, anticipations, wo cannot soo that this is. altogether justified. Tho yield, so far, boars out tho Untieipa- ; tiotiq/vliicli' wo havo frequently oxpressod regardihg ?drbd'ging compasie8. Supposing, Of : courso, ? tjhat ; th'iy hro judiciously located, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
Ncwa from all parts of tho colony l'ecord tlie- bad effocts of tho late frosts. Our own district has suffered like the rest, most of the vinos' and fruit trees b'oing nipped'. Tho wheat has also suffered, but not to such a groat extent. If you ? want.' a couch upliolstorod tako it to Sbukospoard's.* '
Mechanics' Institute Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
Meclianics' Institute Concert. Another of tlioso onjoyablo ovoniugs, got up-by. Mr. _ Long, in councction with tho Mechanics' Institute, was hold in the Oddfellows' Hall last night. Thoro wub a largo and. vory appreciative audience, who seemed ,tb fully onjoy tho musical treat provided.' All the numbors wbro woll rocoivod and. demands for pncoies woro frequout,. Following' ?woro' : the' ''vimous ''itonis Ororturo, Gorman Triumphal- March, Miss' Schuniapk; song, Mr. G. Robertson j soug, '' Tho Carnival,' Mies Muoaboo ; rceitalion, ' Tho lifoboat,' Mr., Marshall ; song, ' Timoand Tido,' Mrs. Chrystal— and as an encore, ' Wheu Swallows Build song, ''Half MaBtHigh,' Mr. Riddlo (accompanied by Mr. Lynch (violin), and Mrs. Long, piano) ; pianoforte duot, ' Nancy Leo,' Mrs. Long and Miss Hughes ; song, ' Doar Hoart,' MSbb Barlon ; violini solo, Mr. Lynch (accoiupauiod by Mr. Solomon) song. ' Call mo Back.' Mr. Robortson ; song, Miss Macaboo; song, Mr. Riddlo,- ? ? ,
Goodge to Jack Moses. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
Goodge to Jack Moses. - Xuo following letter in voi'so, .from Goodge, of tho ' Orapgo Iie'tidcr,' to Jack. Moses, reciter, travollc-r, etc., ?.is , Worth printing. - Thp reply is ? not ' Up ' to. much;, '/ilpso's. can recite, but -lio isn't very strong', on poetry. Everybody lioro knowa Jack Moses .; } [To.Mosks, Fnosi the Wesxeun'Exne.] Dear Moses, you ain't an Apollo -? ?' ? In regard to staturo and form, And yor short of that classical 'beaufy ' As would tuko all tho ludies bv stonn - ' ' And yor ain't got tlio ' splosh' of old Tyaoi),-. ? Nor M'Caughey, nor somo'of tho rost. ' ? ' ' ' Biit, old cobbor, you havo got ? ? : - - ' ? What's denied to a lot— ' % The regards of tho- Boys' of tho West-.' Aiid 'it isn'^i tho port or tho ?horry ?- As wo Bainplo around at tlio shows ; ? ? If you travolled for killuicdccl whisky -1 .... ' Tliat might be reason, God knows ! ? '?' .? Nor ia it your stylo, r.or rccitin' — Though we rockou you ono of tho best j' ' . But I tell [ you, old pa'rd,...
The Late Hospital Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
® . Hospital Ballv - ' ] ? Tho following is tho' balance' shoot: of tho latb.; Hospital ball. As will bo socn, 't'io result is moat satisfactory:— . ? /RECEIPTS. Vf . ' . /v'! Collectud by Ladies' Comuiitek — £ s d Mrs. Rygato ... ... . ' .;. t /,; 11 0 Mrs. 15. A. Smith ... . - - ,.,10 0 Mrs. Childs ... ... ' ',',',,.0-10 0 ?lOs -ICaeli. — Meadaiiioa '. Lowo, Flotclrdr, -. Grant, Larum ... ' ... ... 2 0 0' Mrs. W. A. Ghirdiner, 7s ; Mrs. A. Barton, y..i l-s ; Mr^ Clifford, Us ... ... 0.19 0! os Each. — Mosdamcs SKakespoaro,. Schipp, .Satcholl,' Forwood, Porter, Oi 'Swaii, ? . Mn8ou Wells, A. Cliiplin, J. Cliipliiij ? ' ' ' i Scott, !Di5wling 'Brown, 'Breezo, junr., .. ? :'. Hyoronimus, Miss Harris ... : . ... 3 10 ti 3«,',Eapl». — Mcsdauics . Harper,' Alford, . '. Wilson. ?Rrnrntfe'. - Tln^o' 'nr.'tlAn. ''''?' Convent ? ?* '' , 0. 3s,lidrEachi — Mcsdamc^ - Ke'nniird, 8;tkcy, - -McA lister, Jagor, P. Byrnes,' Howard, Reid, Ward, Wilson, Walker, Lcaoh, , Liater. GletAon, 'Archdeacon ...
Out in the Cold. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
Out in theoC!9|lC ; The'' Progress ' mot'ori Monday niglit, ' At tho Chamber door, with spirits light, But the gato and door wero fastened tight; - ' And they roared out ' Whoro iB Murphy P',' . ?Thoy tried-tho gale, thoy tric'd'tlie door',' . '' . .//../ Tlio president looked like seekibi,' gorp, Says he, ' I'll stand such work no inoJ.tf, But I'll havo tho scalp of Murphy.' . Ho started off-'f or Murphy's homo,;.- ? ? Says h'bVi' I'll'taalrb tj^o varniiat ' cqmo ; ? ?. ':Wliy'-doryo'u1tliu's from duty^oam.?.!' ? ,. » i ? . ' It's all right,'' says' Murph^',,' . .' Como out'of th^sf alid'opo.the:dpor),?. ' Or with you I'll a/oon wipo., tho. floor/.'- ' - 'Dovil a^inbvo,'/was Murphy'Bisnoro, ? r.,',-. 8b tako. your; keys,.' says-Murphy, So back porforco ' His Worship' tramps,. And willi vexation madly stamps, . ? ; : ? , And tlio mombors liad to light tho lamps, ' While coolly smoked on Murphy. 'Twas then resolved for aako of poaco, Lest similar trouble should increaso In future, to...
THE STORYTELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER XIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
THE STORYTELLER. . , . A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER XIII.— (Continued.) 1 No!' Doctor DriBColl glanced at her again, as if her display of emotion surprised him. ' No — I do not mean absolutely that. , She is not dying now j but I fear she will not recovor. She is, aB Bhe has been from hor birth, dilicate. A Btronger constitution than liers might rally — I do not think she can. 1 What is the matter with her?' Redmond ABked. ' Congestion aud inflammation of. the lunge. NI niigbt poBeibly have , done some-, thing had I been called roonerj but it i'b doubtful — Very doubtful.' ; '' 'Do you mean that there is absolutely no chance of her life?' Redmond asked Blowly. ? Well, there's a chance !' tfhe Doctor shrugged his shoulders expressively*., ' There'B a chance ; whilst there is life there is hope, you know. Of course I speak plainly, both becaure you wished me to do bo, and because , considering the child's state — and eyerything j — 1 think her mother should be apprised! - without delay...
Telegraphic News SYDNEY, Thursday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
Telegraphic News ? ?' (Fuosx ouh own Correspondent ) - Sydney,- Thursday, 3 p.m. ? ? Market; pneos Bro- utlaltorcd, and' rulo samo.aa. yesterday. .- The Weather.., The weather . is unsettled, ; witlr rain,' especially 'south/from, tho'parallel of Newcastle, with north westers and south-westers blowing in squalls. ' ' ' ? Tlie Cominrr War. - Tlio' Confcronco of Commandants on tho quostion of organizing a contingent of Australian troops for the,. Transvaal, ? forwatded its conclusions to ..tho' various Premiers yesterday. It ta believed that the Confbronco- recommends sending, a' force, of 1500 -.lo 2000- Australian' troops; With various .arms. ' . - A bill will probably -bo submitted to the Victorian Parliament to-day for sending 250 men, ... It is'. understood that tho Governors of all- tlio Australian colonios yesterday received confidential cables from tho Imperial Government with' regard to tho coming war. Federation. . The Federal Address to tho Qaeou was last night adopted, by ...
Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
Commercial News. The London market for Australian and N.Z. wheats has risen Is per quarter, or 1 id per bushel on the week, the quotation for present shipment of Australian; milling being 30s 6d per 4801b, c.i.f. There is active inquiry for flour by 8.A. and Viot. bakors, and orders from Sydney and suburban bakers are - coming in a little more freely. Most Victorian holders decline 3s Id and 3s lid for wheat, rates which are freely offered in Melbourne by shippers. and millers for prime qualities. Prioes supplied by A. B. Gage, Wellington Shcopskint, merinos, 7id per lb ; hides 2id to 3d per lb j fleece, wool, 7*d to 8*d per lb; dead wool,8id to 4d per lb ; horsehair, Is to Is 3d per lb j beetwax. 9d to-lOd per lb; tallow, from £12 to £14 per tOD. r Produce rates as paid by I. Bergman-Sheepskins, 7d per lb ; hides, 2d to 3d pet lb ; horsehair, It per lb; beeswax, 9d per lb; dead wool, 4d per lb; wallaby skins, Is per lb ; opossum skins, 6t per dozen ; fieeco wool to 9d por lb. repor...
P. and A. Society. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
1*. and A. Society. . . A. mooting ofitho'gdnoral committee of the P. and; .A, 8ncioty ..was- held at the Council Chambers last ttighty thorp being-present :— Mr. L. N. Hyeronimus (in 'the chair),- and Messrs.' Matthews, Connelly, Cameron, Roid, NaucaTro«H Breezo, '.Hurley, Clifford, /Jfbrk^Kenehan.-Dbivd, a'nd tho Becrotary. . Tho . business w&s' in reference to ..rescinding .the ? mQt'ion;for tho erectioh'of tho now grandstand, which was flcfiMnrl hv Wm-Vrt PAminiKfnn frt Ka noi;thcrn_..side: '.. AftPr esplanations frbih: Messrs. Matthaws, Cameron, : ^-'Naticarrow/: and Y|irk, it was p^ojposed' byr M-r.- Cameron , seconded- by 'Mr. York. (pro...for(iift),--thiit thp - m'otion ' of 19th August he refcin'dcd, and that the grandstand, bo eroctud on tho sputh 8ido,.-..-.ifhi8 was ddfeatbd; Mr. Capapron being. ; tlm only, -.ono: in favor, ' . Mr.^JJ.yproninins^cxprriihoil about a district prize whiph .was-to bo givon iit tho N.S.W. Sooioty's show -at ICaatcr, tho fh-at prize be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 5 October 1899
PALING & CO. are Sole Agents in New South Wales and ? Queensland for Band & Orchestral lngfi.««ftiQt|^ ^ v By BOOSEY and CO., London; ?. By BESSON and CO., London ; ???'-?' ????:- v - By COUESNON and CO., Paris. ' ' PALING,: & GO. have the Largest and Best Stock of Wind, ' String, and other Musical lnstruments in Australia. .i . LOWEST PRICES. EASY TERMS. WRITE FOR CATALOGUES. PIANOS by all the j . (9 Leading Makers. „ i STEINWAY, BRIKSMEAD, LIPP, FEURICH, VICTOR, &c. j ORGANS by ESTEY and e©. from £7. t W. H. Paling & Co., I , . ? LIMITED, SYDNEY. To Farmers and Producers^ ^VTTTC! FTTHT.T . who ],aB oarried °n bis general commission the eenoral niihliV n,„t- i ' . . BUSINESS next Mr. Clifford's, begs to announce to establish a WEFKTV pnnnlrnruAuin™1 ed by many of his old patrons, as well a* new ones, to acwmmoda^n^wv'pn^?? MARKET. Hitherto tho request was made, but the want of proper to new and carrying °ut «»» object. Ho now begs to »tate th...
A Mock Banquet. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 9 October 1899
A Hock Banquet. Tho Mutual Improvement Socioty had a mock banquet on Friday evoning in tho public libraiy. ThQ long table was covered with a spotless cloth, and bottles of various shapes threw out prismatic rays as the beams from tho centre lamp fell on them and glistened on tbe piles of glasses round the fostivo board. Tho Rev. Q-. W. Fnrner occupied the chair, and Mr. O'Brien artod as vico-chairmm. There was an attendance of ovor twonty mombors and visitors, and geniality and hilarity waB the order of the evening,- although tho refreshments were not stronger than ginger beer or champagne (orange). ? ... - After somo preliminary business, tho chairman roao and proposed the first .toast ' Tho Qnccn,' which was drunk with musical honors. Mr. Collins then proposed ' This and kindred societies,' and Mr, Broom respondod. Mr. Irving proposed ' The ladies,' whioh wbs responded to by Mr. McO-rath, ' The Parliament ' was proposed by Mr. O'Brien, and responded to by Mr. Walker. Mr. Tait humo...
"Not Dead Vet" [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 9 October 1899
K 'Not Dead Vet.' It has often been u cause for comment and riuiculo that the electoral rolls of the colony are allowed to be cumbcrcd with the nameB of persons deceased, or who havo loft tbe country, but it sometimos happens jliafc a man iu looking ovor the revision list finds himself described as disqualified through death or jomo equally valid cause. Such a ono turned up last woek, but he was not inolined to sit down and p! j niatters 'rip,' so ho wrote to Mr. Chiplin, '?*.0., una nogiBtrar ot the district, something as lollows:— You object to my name being retained on the goneral list for tho electoral district of Wellington, upon the ground that I am dead. Woll, now, I didn't know I was doad, anyhow. I aiu uot buried, and I object to you taking my name oil tho said list. — Yours, etc., Veby much alive.
Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 9 October 1899
Commercial News. Tho flour and wheat markets in N.S.W. are ex tremely firm. Tho sharp advance in Melbourne has led to tho withdrawal of the bulk of the wheat in store from sdlo, and the Mclbourno millers this morning asked up to £7 10s for best flour. Far considerable parcols of wheat 3s has been offered and refused, in Sydney, Tho market is ex ceedingly firm, holdors who havo fixed limits a inaae aoove late ruling rates liaving now in many instances recoded further back, ?and in somo cases entirely withdrawn their grain from offer. 0n tho basis of tbo rutos ruling in the neighbouring oolon ies the nominal rate here is low, but so little actual business has transpired that this is. of no particular significance. To complete largo orders fully up. to Melbourne rates would have to be paid. Flour was muoh in the same position as wbeat. Holdors pre fer to hold rather than sell oxcept at very full rates. Prices supplied -by A., ;B. Gage, Wellington : — BheepBkins, morinos, 7idperlbj hide...
Spicer's Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 9 October 1899
1 Spicer's Creek. (By our special Representative.) Out Spieer s Greek way rain is rathor badly needed. It is a curious fact that out of all tbe rain that Wellington has lately been favored with, but a very small modicum fell' at ''The Creek.' 'The crops are . not nearly so healthy-looking in appear ance as those on tho other side of the range, and fruit trees, grape vines, etc., have suffered severely by tbo recont frosts. wo are- giaa to notice, tnat mr. uarry uugiicB, the popular licensee b'f tbe win'o shop, and., proprie tor of the dance hall at'Cpicor's Creek, ia doing a thriving trade. Ho is a- man who deserves to do well, boing obliging and courteous, ahd very atten tive to the intorests of visitors. Tho boys here intend having a rifle matoli next Saturday. In the matter of these matches they can show the riflemen of Wellington a good many points; and in the way of enthusiasm and shooting too. A grand plain and fancy, dress ball will be. .held in Mr. Hughes' Hall on Friday, Oc...