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Meteorological Observations Maximum, Minimum. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Meteorological Observations Maximum. Minimum. December 22... ,:,- 95' ? 55 23... 85 55 24... .100 50 ' : f-... 92 59 ' 20\. 88 . 02 -: V uv... S7 01 /cEItc JUtocnmr gccov^cr WKDNESDAV,. HtHh. DEUEiMBEU. i 1 s'^'

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Riverina Recorder Office. Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Wvtrina Hecorder Oflico,. Tueeduy Kvcning. Ohviatmaa weelc.lius been most enjoyable' ? . 3'ljidivy IaBt, 22 poiutvof rain fell and since then ; up. t» to day, (Tuesday) tho wenthor lias been exceptionally cool and if anything inclined to bo cold. The large rainfall this your has made tho grass so, abundant that even' though the weather luia at times been hot and windy our great enemy, dust, haa not taken;- such a prominent part iu our Bivcriiia discomforts. .Malcolm Beaut. report tho following, stock ; niavemonts.— 13alrauald,. 24th inst.. J8.900- w Lit hot' si; thu- property of Mr.. H.. Kii ltertsoiii Bavatta,. eiusscd hor.e on. tlia !24tli inst. from Cuthero, station, bound for Baratta, K. W. Burrows iu charge.. Wakool 2-7th iiiHt. — 2000 owes thu property of Campbell Bros., crossed to day fn in Mcl upl bound for Glen Emu, D. C-. Campbell iu charge' Hi.-oiB.— Parling — Mcnindie, 9ft 4in ; Buoiwaric, 13ft 6in ; Weutworth, 2(.ft Sin ; Murray. — Wahgutiyah, 8ft; liehuca, 18ft lin ; S...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Deputation to the Minister for Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Deputation, to th© Minister; for Landa. . Two1 dbpufations have waited on tfie Ministry during tho past week in fegard to tho Rabbit and tho Land questions. Tho- report of one that ?Waited upon thnr Minister for l-nnds we published boforo. Tho deputation ?was-n; largo and an influential one, and represented tho pastoralists of the Western: division. A* deputation wns Jntrodnccxl by Mr. J. P. Abbott, nnd cotisisted oE Messrs. R. B. Wilkinson Rrrvwn M's I , A . Messrs. D. Kro wn 3fl,Quinn, 1-. Chnstal, G. C. Lougb . aaw,- II. Cunninghain, M. O' Shanossy, : M. Hill, C, Ch'csiiey. W. A, Cottee, P. Wake Davidson, G. Riddoch, K, „ Pendergast, F. H. Moore, W. Kilgour t ? nnd othei'8. The resolutions piesen led eonrtaincd ninny controvertibie points, ' S and it is not: to bo wondered at tliat Jfr G:arrett was not in marked nccord ?with all' tho view a of the deputation, ^tlie JieS'ilntion-', which wero intended pnrtienlai-ly for I he Minister for Lunds . x desired that rubbit-proof fencing ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
The Rescue (A. True Story.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

The Hcscuc (A True Story.) BV A. .7. II.VWE, Far out on the beautiful green Darling Downs lived two little children— Ilenry and Sarah — with their father and mother, well to-do people who worked hard to improve their farm, and have a snug sum ready to educate their children when they should be come of proper age. Tho farm contained 100 acres, with a railway cutting through the centra. The house stood at ono side of tho farm, so that it was nearly across a lifty acre field to the railway line. When Ilenry was 'about 5 years of ago .uni .1, iwu lu uujuy yuijiiiK the railway line in the warm dry sand. When ever their father wns at work in tho fields beyond the line, they would ask nnd obtnin permission, after the morning train had gone down, to go and play until dinner-time. For a long timo they seemed very well con tented to trudge about the yard to play until they heard the train, and then, dropping everything, would watch it out of sight, and then start for the line. But it took- Sa...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Ho Kept His .Appointment — The It. M.S. Ormus!, whicli hiis just beaten tlie records by landing her mails in Melbourne within 27 days 6 hours of Urn tiino they left Loudon, ia conimund ed by/Captain Charlton, in connection will/ whoso wonderful passage the ' Telegraph' reluies tha following story : — It was ut tho lattor end of September thnt Captain Charlton, who for a long timo commanded the Austral, stood on tho platform of a railway in Lontlou wishing bon voyage to a friend who was on his way to catch a P. and O. steamer nt Plymouth, ' Au revoir, old follow,' lio mud, ' I shall be leaving about the 15th of next month in tho Ormuz, I'll lunch with you at Adelaide at 4 o'clock on 1 7 th Nov ember.' The appalling confidence of thin assertion sinks Jules Verne and Jiis. ' Round tho World ia .Eighty Days' to tho depths of insignificance. It requires a good deal of nerve to tell n mnn thnt you will meet him at a spot twelve thousand miles olf iu three or four weeks' time ; hut ut nil ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Boys and Girls. Little Old-Fashioned. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

!£Sop anb (Bids. Little OUl-Fash ioncil. As prim ns a lily in some quiet nook, She siU by herself, with her slate or her book, And hears with nn air patronisingly^cay The voices of other sweet children at play. Demurely she sighs, by which you infer That such romping and merriment are not fn. I.n... But someone's heart whispers that she is her pearl, - * Her littlo liomc-body, licr old-fashioned girl. She ' plays tea' alone by a sofa or chair, llocks bab# to sleep with a matronly nir, Then sews by the cradle. With glasses on, she A pockct edition of granny would be. When mother looks careworn, all I quickly she sees, And knows how a few soothing love-words will please, Then in that dear lap lays cach soft, shining curl : She's mother's own comfort, hcrold-fasbioned girl. ? When tv. ilighl has mellowed the loud play time din, She quietly asks, ' Arc the children all in ?' Or, watching the gate, when a footstep comes near, She whispers, )' That's father ; I'm so glad lie's here 1' Tho...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Mr. Gladstone in a Variety of Characters. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Mr. Gladstone in a Variety of Characters.. The world must lie pretty well accus tomed by this timo to tho appearance uf MivGludston'o in a variety of different characters.. It liua seen him' as tlie' ad vocate of ponce at any price, and sub sequently as a' Jingo of tiio ' most adr yuncod typo,, .bombarding^ towns and ; sending thousands- of human ' ;l'-einga'-To' slaughter with all tho indifference, if, without the success of a Napoleon.. IIo has appeared as-a Goereionist, und; then us a, Home Knler; lie is Injowiv us it politician, a studient of Homer' and G'i'oek - mythology, a finanoioiya believer in the virtues of-((io National League, a disbeliever in the possible patriotism of Catholics, anil us one of the most un rivalled stump-orators tliutthe- present' generation bus teen. Biit uniong all thu 'various purtB. wliioh the ex Premier tins 'at various times assumed',, he tins not been- hitherto known,- ru henceforth ho will bo, as a- timber merchant.. The demand,. it appears,. o...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Schedule of Classes of Fencing. AS AMENDED UP TO 29th NOVEMBER, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Schedule .of Glasses of Fencing As Avkkokd trr ro 20th Kovehjiku, 1RS7. 1. A ? post and three-rail foncc, tho Uip rail of which shall not bo less than tlirco foot tight inches from tho ground, of sub stantial material, firmly oroetcd, with no groator space . between the rails and tho lowest mil and tho ground than ono foot. The posts to be not mora than nine feet apart. 2. A post nnd two rail. fence, tho top rail of which Blinll niitlm Wq iltm, tliron fnAf*. oight inches from tho ground, of substantial material, firmly crectcd, with no greator space between tho rails mid between tho bottom rail and tho around Hum sixteen iuchc3. The posts to bo not more than nine feet apart. X A post and two-rafl fencc similar to the proceeding, with a 'wire between the ralltfnnd between tho lower rail and the around. Tlin nnuf.a lie n«f. fU„n nine feet apart. v ' 4. ' drop' or ' stuli'lence, Quot less than four feet in height, composed of ;npling or split rails not mora than ten feet In length nor ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Sketcher. Pranzini. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

SltCtCfJCl'. I'ranxini, (The leading sensation of Paris is not political, but relates to tiio diabolical crimc3 of l'mnzini, who occupies si con demned cell in llic La Jloquotto prison. After his incarceration tho polico dis covcrcd that ho was a professional black mailer, old women in particular forming Iifs favourite prey. Ho uncd to malic lovo to theiu, got tliem in his power, and then - compromise lliem if thoy refused to pay. Tho corrcspondcnco discovered among his baggage, which includes letters from women of all cla-scs of society, makes it npparont that ho committed tho murders for which he will dio for the purposo of Bbtnining sufiicient money to go over to tho United States to marry a rich New York banker's -daughter. Oil March 17 last a sensation was causod in Paris by tho discover}- of tlirco dead bodies in a liandsomo flat of thcRuo MonlaigiHi, ono of tho streets leading off the Champs Elyseo. The victrfiis wero Mile. Mario l'egtinuU, her maid, who ' ? Blept in an adjoi...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
A Lesson in Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

A Lesson in Economy. ' Hullo ! What kind of a thing is Unit you havo there?' gruffly inquired the grocer. \ ' It is my new bonnet, if j-ou please,' replied his other half with a pout. . ' - ' YdttnisirbmmsfrtirM irrru^-— - ; you didn't have it made of tin.' ' Havo it made of tin 1 The iden.' (t Not a bad ono. at all. 111 v dear. For. don't you seo, after it was out of fashion I could remove tlie trimmings, put a handle on it, and uso it at tho storo for a sugar scoop. There's nothing liko knowning how to cconomiso.' Taking the Pledge.—' Can I sign the temperance pledge here? ' asked an old Tag at the Central Station the other evening. ' Yes, sir,' replied the Sergeant. ' Sign right there. I hope you feel better now.' '? It's too soon yet, but I shall in about half an hour.' ' So you are going to stop drinking ? ' ' No, sir. I did it to make tlie next drink taste better. After 1 have gone round for thirty minutes feeling that I'm bipuud not to touch a drop, a good square drink just t...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Traveller. In Oriental Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

traveller, In Oriental Lands. Tho Turkish bridegroom is very like those who, as the homely old proverb tells us, buy a pig in a poke. The courtship is all done by proxy — the mothers being the agents who settle the amount of the handsome sum lo be paid down by the bridegroom. Whcu tlie wedding day arrives, all the world makes a point of attending. There stands tho bride, veiled from head to foot. There aro the presents to be admired. There is the bride i;iuom, xuoKiug na 'spoony as usu.-u, ami sharply criticised by the company. Theday wears on, and at last the happy pair arc left alone, and the proverbially 'happy man' lifts the lady's veil, and discovers that he has obtained cither a houri or a fright — one who, if a slave, would fetch from three to four thousand pounds in the market, or a scraggy, ill-favored damsel, whose valuation tvouM tie high at four pounds. lint the young gentlc mam has a remedy at hand. lie can break the contract by simply saying, '(let away with thee; I ba...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Keep Out of the Past. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

JK.ec p Out of the Fast. ? : ;? ? Keep out of the past I for its highways X::a -;- ':i--'Are darop(witli malarial gloom ; ? Its. gardens are sere, aud its forests arc drear, And evury\\ here moulders a tomb ; O '.; .- .Who fiec-ks to regain its lost pleasures r-Eiiids' only a rose turned to d^ist, : And its storehouse of wonderful treasures Iscovercd and coated with rust- ? - r' ? .-Keep out of the past, it is haunted, . -.sw. ?..? . -lie who 111 its avenues gropes . v : Shall find there the ghost of a ioy prized the .'r..vv-v most, And a skeleton throng of doad hopes. ? ? - - In place of its beautifnl rivers tie pools th it au stagnant w ith slime, 1 And those graves gleaming bright in tho plios ~ --*_ ; i iij. phorous lnjlit ' Covci dicains that were alain in their ??iisi-if. v, prime. 'T'viil ;-'-?' out 6( lite past t'il is'JoneTy' :? And barren and bleak to the view, Its fires havo grown cold, aud its stories are old, i -ir . Torn, turn to tho present, tho newl i ?- ii :. : To-d...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Novelist. DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. (Reprinted from "The Australian" of 1867 by Special Permission.) CHAPTER XXXIX. THE USUAL OF LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

yt ? ? - Ifloveltet. |H|p A YS . OF' CRIME AJ*D ' ' . ' ; . YEARS OF SUFFERING An AUTOBIOGRAPHY. f; ?. .-Reprinted from '.The Australasian' of - . 1867 by special permission') ' OILAPTER XXXIX. - S . .' . i'.t - the usual course' OP LO VI!. ? V ? \ Alico had boon but a short timo in tho colony. Slio-liad emigrated with her .-- ^ -fnthor and 'stepmother from London. Her 'i ~ , *?„ V family had beon in good circumstanccs, -L.. -. ? ? 'and bIio .herself had been educated at a fft hionablo boarding-school. I-ler father ? _ hid boen very uiiforlimnto in business, ... was reduced tS almost absoluto J £ po\orty previous to leaving England. In t Jfctf..' _. ..T~ this colony ho was nursucd bv n still Jf * darker fate, as for two years ho wail/ tho ininito of the samo prison cell 111 whjjh I lt^only ReemH lilJo jo turd ly thwt Hi tho f ?- early morning of a Christmas Day Alido ^ stood before mo in the gaol ollico tolling ? ' - Inei !l3 'bo tears coursed down her cheeks, L'lfcf'V ?' that her f...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Poetry. The Snowdrop. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

©OCtl'p. ;'V TliC SilOiVrt }*-)}). ' :;v. * ' Sweet flower to bitter seasons conic, .? v '-3j|ko tcjulerest buman love, J \ When friendship seem to lonesome lives angels from above, , vThy pale and silent pensive lips ? - v Slugr to this life of mine ^oft psalms about my sleeping dead, .With messages divine. \ If Qod'has raised thy fragile form, ?; Which last year went to sleep, How shall he not, for rising too, . ! v ? v^y snowdrop-baby keep ? 1 . Thy lips arc wan, thy head is bent, ? ^or around is low ; t N And thou hast crossed the river death, « \ j , And know'st what wc shall know. | \ * Thy brothers are not risen yet, 1 ??-? And thou for them dost yearn, i -1* *}t ' And to the graves they sleep within, ^^^^-^r?^^.-^-Expe(;tant face dost turn, ♦ ' ^ 'r'\* * .J ' ? So would I watch my sleepers bed »*' r, 7 - - 'Until comes round the hour - When heralds of the eternal year | - Jr- . Shall wake my sleeping, flower. */ V * \ Tho world is cold ; let slcepsr's sleep— 1 Most soundly, ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
THE ELEPHANT AND THE HYENA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

THE ELEPHANT AND THE 11YKXA. An elephant nnd a hyena being stationed' near each other in a menagerie, the former took it upon himself to rebuke his brother in captivity. ' Vou ought to cultivate a more amiable disposition,' said be. ' Do you not , observe how agrec.ablo 1 nm undernll circum stances ? This makes me a general favorite.'' v That is nil very well,' replied the hyena. ' It is easy enough to be agreeable when you are fed on neanuts and candv from moinina ' until night.' ' That has ncfthing to do with . - '' j it,' interrupted the elephant. '? should be -. . pleased and affable if I received 110 mor« attention than you do. Do you sea this Boy approaching with a package of candy 1 Ob- ' ~ ~ Berve my affability.' The Boy stepped'to the elephant nnd offered him a chocolate crean drop, neglecting to mentio'n that it wai . ,V stuffed with Cayenne pepper. The anima' - : ' accepted it gracefully, but in-less than s ?„ ;. .'ly minute he wub uttering a series of blood. - ?; curdlin...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
A. Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

-J. Warning. Beware of tho wife who, as slio kis3es you good-byo, slips a hit of paper into your pocket, shying : ' There's a list of a few little things I'd 'Uke you to get on your: way to tho thiin. Please ! don't overlook'' any of them.' It will tako you but a few moments, aud I. want all of them to-day. That's a dear.' : v- Jenkins has such a wife. He (ake3 tho little slip, says : ' Yes, my dear ; I'll get tiieiu. ? . ^ ? : ? ? ? .Ho gives himself - ten minutes before tnking tho train* for home, and this is tho list : ???? ' Six lemons, a dorm oranges,- yard of blue ribbon, dozen shirt buttons, bottle of aconite pellets, bunch of cslory, bottle of vauilla extract, pound of almonds, pound of powdered sugar, yard of black cambric, sixpenny worth qf whalebone, box of glycerine jujubes for baby'scough, card of liooks and oyes, figs, dates, yard of laco like sample, - slioe-strings for Johnnie, paper of pins, bolt of bins dress braid 2nd something for baby.' Ho arrives home with two ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Humor. A Few Select Fables. THE CAT AND THE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

-ttmmor* A Few Sclect Fables. T1IE, CAT AXD THE DOG. A large Maltese cat was seated upon n back fence one evening, engaged fn render ing a fortissimo pasragc from Tannhausar, when ho wns thus addressed by an intelli gent watchdog in tho yard below : ' What is the use of making the night hideous in this manner .' It is a poor return for all our master's kindness. Now, though I do not wish to appear egotistical, let me direct your attention to the fact that / never utter a sound nt night unless I see a burglar meander ing in this direction. But roii—' Just then a boot-jack which lin.d been' projected from n third-story window, hit the canine ou tho brow, nnd he immediately expired. As' for tho cat nt whom the missile had been aimed, he uttered n merry laugh nnd tripped lightly away. Moiial — Virtue is generally, but not . - always, its own reward.

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
AN ILL WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

AN ILL WIND. _ In the yeir 1SGG I was mnkingjny tempor ary abode in one of the English colonies at the Antipodes ; and I had been at- (nt tho time o£ this story) living for several months in a small town situated about a hundred miles from the seat of the war which was then waging between England aud rebel lious natives. One morning, on coming down to break fast, I found on the table a letter from my friend, lorn Graves, which read as follows : ' Deak J,— Major Parsifal has turned up here again, on his way to pay oil tho troops at S ? . We are going to get up a game this evening at the Blue Lion. Be sure to make 110 other engagement. The Major owes us a revenge fronl last time, and wo mean to get it. t' Yours, Ton. ' P.S.— Besides you and me and Tarsifal, there will he only Dick Lord, Fred Slurgis, and old Mullens.' I was barely one-and-twenty years old at this epoch, and my views about things in general were rather different from what they aro now. I wanted to seo everything that w...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Magisterial Enquiry. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

Magisterial Enquiry. | At iT magis'erial enquiry hold nt the police-office, Oxley, before James Tyson Esq, J.P., touching on the death of Chas , Woodward, whose body wuh found iu the Lachlan River, near Oxley. The following evidence was taken : — Frederick George Eg»lentone, after y being duly sworn, deposed : I um a' s senior constable of police, stationed nt Oxley from information received I pro ceeded on tho 18th inst to tlie Oxley bridge,! was shown a quantity of blood J on the north side of the bridge about . midway across, there was also blood on the pier of the bridge ; there were foot marks on the pier of nailed boots. There was also the murk of a hand ?which had been covered with blood on the railing ; the footmnrks on the pier showed as if a person had been standing i on the pier and had slipped off and fallenjinto the water. I, in company with Senior Constable Day and Con stable Hynes procured a boat nnd dragged the river about the bridge with out any result j early on Mo...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
THE ACCEPTED MS. AND THE CHESTNUT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887

THE ACCEPTED MS. AXD TIIE CUESTSDT, : An elderly chestnut reposed in an editor's waste paper' basket, while upon tho desk .' above lay an aceeptcd MS. ' I wonder,' re- . marked 'the latter as he glanccd haughtily at the Chestnut, ' that any one had the audacity 1 to send yon in for an examination. Wbj^ your whiskers wero gray when America wai discovered. But as for mo, I am brand new, nnd when I appear, profusely illustrated, I am bound to create a big sensation.' Jusl then the Editor entered, muttering, 'After all, .this story is too long for the paper— I shall never be able to find room for it. If I only had n ten-line paragraph — ' Jiistthec his eye fell upon the Chestnut, and exclaim. ^ ing, ' The very, thing I ' he seized it and sent it to the coinposini; room, and cast the crest- ? fallen accepted MS. into the basket. lIoitAL — l'ridc comoth before a fall. ' ' . The inventive geniii3 of America bar run rank. A fellow has devised a macbim ' ? which will take down a man's words ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
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