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She Did. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Site Bid. A woman liad j ust got aboard a Brush street car, wlieii she began waving tier band to the conductor to stop. ' Did JOB want tlie car stopped ?' be asked as lie looked in. * Yes.' ' But you just got on.' 11 know that, but I just want to get off too! I left two pies in the oven, and they want to come out o' that inside of ten minutes op they'll barn up!' * * # A Much TORMENTED WosrAF.-The following conversation Is reported to have upon minister seemed desirous of re lieving her mind of something which op pressed fcer, atwhich the reverend gentleman, wishing to hurry matters exclaimed. 'My good woman, you see I can fce of no eemcs to yont'tt you tell me what it Is that troubles yon/ ' Weel, sir, I'm thinkin' o* getting inarriel again.* *Oh, that is it! Xetmesee -that Is pretty frequent surely. How; I many hashande have you had ?' * Wee1, sir,' ' she replied, la a tone ksB of scnov than of bitterness, 'this U the fourth. I'm sure there never was a wuroman see completely; torm...
A mutual Collision. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
' Well why did you strike this man ?* asked his honor in the Police Court yester day of a prisoner. "Because, sir, lie struck me.' ' I deny it, sir!' exc'aimed the defendant. ' I didn't strike until after lie did 3' 1 Any witnesses, officer ?' * Yes, sir-one.9 * After the man had been sworn he said: * Now, guv'ner, I'm ' *1 am not a Gorerner,' interrupted his honor. 'Well, judge, I'm a-going to state the exact facts in this case, -and no lying/ 4 Thai? right,* * I b iw the whole thing, and here is how it was.: both liad their dukes up like this.' * You mean fists, I suppose ?' 'Exactly, only dukes is the properesfc name, you see. Both sparred for an opening, and ' * What's an opening ?, ' Chance to get in one, your honor. Both let fly at the same time, you see, and one got it on t^e nose and the other in the bread basket. It was a mutual collision, judge-a biff! bang! consolidated into one biff. '/No body hit first nor last, but both. at the same instant, and I vras so disgusted at ...
She Was Suspicious. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
IShe Was Suspicious. A seedy old man with a bundle of dilapidated umbrellas under iiis arm' called at a house on Cass avenue. The lady of tlie liouse her self answered the belL ' Any umberellas, par'eols, or canes to mead ?'. he inquired. ' H-m,' said the woman eyeing him sus piciously, ' how do I know you'd ever bring them back Is There's no fun in letting a ten dollar silk umbrella go off with a stranger-' The old man rummaged his pockets and found the card of a prominent hank official with a recommendation on the back. ' IT in,' said the woman, as she read it the second time, * I don't know him. - Like enough he's in with you- It ain't safe to rust anyone these limes/ Then he told her where he lived, street and number. ' If'm,' she said slowly, * I don't own an umbrella and never did, for I know enough to come in when it rains, but I hate to see folks imposed on and ' 'So do I, mum,' retorted the umbrella man, as he backed away and left her talking to herself.
No Clue. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Mo Clue. The dismal .squawking of a pullet lifted off (lie perch at midnight caused a patrolman to investigate a dark alley off Grogkan-streefc the other night. He found a shed door open, feathers about, and a sack on the ground, and as he proceeded through the alley to the next street he came upon a man whose muddj shoes excited his suspicions. * See here, old man, I beliere you were after hens down there,1 he exclaimed, * JSo, sah! 3fo0 sail! You's dun made a mis&ke, sah/ was the reply. 1 HoVd you get so muddy ?' ' Was walkin' in de road, sah/ ' Ura! Is that your sack ?' * Jfo, ssh ! Jfebber sot eyes on dat saek afore.* ' Then you don't know anything about the matter ?' ' Not precisely, sah. All I know is dat about a month ago a third cousin of mine observed dat chickens was thirteen cents a pound.' 4 That doesn't help me any/ * No, sah, an' now dat I look cluser at dat sack it pears to me to b'long to a gem'lan who traded me a pistol fur a dawg. Like to help you onravel t...
Yes, He Was. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Yes, He Was. * The tramp has a| purfcy taking way with, him,I -tell you!* said the farmer who,had come to the eastern market with a load of hay and dropped off four of the gentry who had been riding with him. * How do you mean ?' he asked. 1 That crowd came up this morning just ,as I was leaving home, and the big fellow sung out: 'Say! old man, we want "to ride to town with you.' * Can't do it V says I. 'Can't you?' says he. 'Then we'll sot right down on yer" front porch all day. We'll also see that the old woman cooks us & square dinner, and. mebbe there's some apples and cider in the celler." , Then what did you say T ' ' Then I smiled all over and gays, says I; Boys, 1 like company. Climb right up hem and we'll* smoke and chaw and have a good' visit as we ride along'' ; Farm lands in the United States, taking the country "as a whole, oceupy only 289 acres in every.4t0007 * * # The gold mines «£ JTova Scotia, give em ployment to some i,030Tttien for a part fllUi^ year, and...
ITALIAN IMMIGRATION. London, June 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
ITALIAN IMMIGRATION. London, Jtine 8. I Signor Fraire, who recently left Queensland for the purpose of secur ing labor in Italy for the plantations, engaged 360 Italian agriculturists i from Lombardy and Piedmont who will be shipped from Genoa to Queens land in J illy. [The emu of £13,000 was e&lt;?t aside by tlie &lt;Jovcmmeii1b for the purpose of inkodudng tlie above immigrants to select whom Mr. C. y-Faiire, oncea business man in TomisvilLe, Italy. It is understood the Ita i;^»k he settled In fee Ingham and Hfnuriljan Harbor-districts on land which be g»ldt1iein&lt;w very favorable terms,]
THE BACCARAT CASE. LONDON, June 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
THE BACCARAT CASE. LONDON, Jane 8. 1 The Prince of Wales has nominated Mr Wilson, one of the witnesses for the defence in the baccarat case, as a member of the Marlborough Club. The Solicitor-General, Sir Edward Clark, Q.C., the Counsel for the plaintiff in the Baccarat case, made an impassioned address to the jnry and in the* course of his speech, asserted that it would be impossible for them to lemove tiie name of Sir Win. Gordon Gamming from the army, list without at the same time erasing those of the Prince of Wales and General Williams. This ^ remark caused a profound sensatson in Court. Sir Edward Clarke, continuing, asserted that Mr. Wilson, at whose house the alleged cheating took place, was originally mistaken, and after wards sought to entrap his guest. The adding of the counters had been explained by Six; Williatn Gordon humming when describing' his system «f play;and-then the defendants with drew the chaige of withdrawing the counters. It was impossible that the Prince o...
THE BUSMEN'S STRIKE. LONDON, June 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
THE 'BUSMEN'S STRIKE. | XiONDOF, Jnne7. I The omnibus traffic of London is virtually suspended. A fewroad cars started this morning and continued till mid-day, but despite police pro tection windows were smashed and two busses overturned. Several ar rests were made for intimidation, in cluding Mr. John Burns, who, how ever, was subsequently released. Owing to the horse-keepers being called out 10,000 horses are threat ened with starvation. June 8. The pickets have blocked 2000 omnibuses, but have allowed the horses to he fed. The public strongly sympathise in the demand for the twelve hours. The General Omnibus Coy. will consent to the twelve hours per day, but wishes to deduct 6d per day. ^ The Road Company offer the same hours without the reduction, and threaten to lock out if the terms are refused.
Floods and Storms. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BRISBANE, June 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Floods and Storafi. (BY Elbcxbic TexiSGSAph*) (fsoh odb owf correspondent.) Aosbase, Jane 9. CoifsiDEEDfG Hie fierceness of the gal# which blew and the downpour ofntin which fell lost night, the damage to property either in Hie city or suburbs lias nob been great. A cooper's chop In Charlotte-street was blown down, and a portion of the new toad at Rosalie was washed away. The storm at Sandgate last night was un unprecedented in severity. The tide washed up to such a height that houses which never suffered before had over 1ft of water in tham, In the street, lights and Lanterns could be seen earned by persons removing their children to higher ground. At this time the whole of Brighton Fiat was one stormy sea, with huge waves rolling over it. This morn ing the lower esplanade was one scene of desolation, debris of of all sorts being strewn over it from end to end, and large trees were i thrown on the road. Fences were washed down, and the embankment at the back of the sea wall was was...
Could Not Kill His Friend. A YOUNG SOLDIER DISCHARGED AND DISGRACED FOR REFUSING TO SHOOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Could 3¥©t fiill HI§ Friend, A YOTTNG SOJGDIER DISCHABGED AND DI8GBACED FOE BEFCSHTG TO SHOOT. SERGT. Rosewelljlasfc night gave a bed in Central station to William J. Higgins, a young soldier who nearly four montlis ago was dishonorably dis- j charged from the United States army in Utah ami has ever since been pak fullymakiiig his way back to his: home in Troy, N. T. Higgins had fiis discharge duly signed by the officers of the court-martial which thns disgraced him for neglect of duty. He has been a member of Company F, Sixteenth Regiment, Department of the Platte, and was stationed at Fort Dushane, Utah. He showed the effect of the past few months, hardship in his appearance, though he must once have been a handsome young soldier. His black, curly hair was fnll of dust from the last freight car in which he had "travelled, and his dark eyes showed nothing of a soldier's spirit. His hands and face were red, swollen and dirty, and his clothes were almost in rags. He told his story in...
New South Wales Elections (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, June 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Jtfew South Wales Elections* (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, June 7. The Opposition axe delighted at the en thns&sm displayed at Mr. Dibba' meeting on Friday night and consider it augurs a triumph for Protection at the impending elec tions. Efforts will be made to limit the protectionist candidates in each constituency so as to avoid any splitting of votes. The followers of Mr. Dibbs are promised free dom of opinion on all other subjects but the fiscal policy. Sir Hemy Parkes has issued his address to the electors, and after enumerating the various measures to be introduced by the Government he says " the members who voted for Mr. Bibbs' no confidence motion voted against the local Government Act, against the principle of one man one rote, againBt the legislation to assist in tlie just settlement of la hor disputes, against local option, and against the glorious cause of Australian Unity." The Government, he continues, appeals to the country on...
Charters Tower Gas Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Charters Tower fias Company. Wis had an opportunity yesterday of inspect ing the improvements recently made at the Charters *1 owers Gas Comjany's works with a view to a better and fuller supply of gas to their customers, and to do away with com piling that have arisen through the inade quacy of the supply especially on Saturday nights. The principal innovation is a second gas holder, having a capacity of 45,000 cubic feet, and which has recently been erected under the supervision of Mr. James Wooife, "who was sent here especially for that purpose by Mr. Waiter Monk, of Melbourne, agent for the manufacturers. The holder is of a similar pattern to the first one erected at the works, and was manufactured at ?. and W. Walker's Midland Works, Donnington, ! Newport, Salop, England, one of the largest | engineering establishments in the world. It 1 was sent from home in separate plates so that I the work of rivetting them was no mean trifle, and the manner in which it has been put togethe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
KLUGE Bros., SADDLERS AKB HARNESS MAKERS. m »~0 ? - . Three Higiiest Awards 1887. Six Highest Awards 1689. , -o OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, Charters Towers. WYATT & ATES, Y A T T & UT A T E 8, TIHBfiB MERCHANTS, CONTRACTORS, BUILDERS, UNDERTAKERS & IRONMONGERS, CHARTERS TOWERS. A Large Stock of All Kinds of Timber and Iron always on hand. DOORS, SASHES, FRENCH LIGHTS, &c., LOCKS, BOLTS, HINGES, AHD BUILDING- MATERIALS Of Every Description, and at REASONABLE PRICES. Estimates given of Every Description of work. UIDERTAKERg. Their New HEARSE has been lately supplied with Handsome Black and White Plumes at great expense. FUNERALS Will be supplied in any style at the Shortest Notice, and the Most Moderate Charges. MONUMENTS AND TOMBSTONES Supplied and Erected. ADDRESS NEXT TO THE CALEDONIAN HOUSE, Gill STREET. N.B.-Funeral Orders, when the Shop IB closed, to be left at Mr. T. WYATX'S Private Residence, opposite the School of Arts. Cool, Beautifully Situated, # ...