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LOCAL ATHLETES. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

LOCA^&THLETES. On Boxing Pay- 'W. G. McCurdie ran third in the ;Talbot (Vic.) Sheffield Handicap. J&v^, Ferguson and E. Comber were\6ompetitors in the cycle events run at. Eaglohawk the same day, but neither riders were successful in winning &/jheat. We received a wire this (Fel&ay) afternoon saying that McManiw won the Sheffield Handicap at 'Ayppa, with McCurdie second, and Willis third. -

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
[?] SWINDLE. [?] Double [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

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Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
JERILDERIE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

JERILDEE1E CALEDONIAN ?SOCIETY. Several local 'bicycle riders and pedestrians are competing at the sports of the' above*, Society on Wednesday next (Now Year's Day). In the Federal Wheel Baoe of two miles B. Webster is on scratch, T. C. Rentoul on 180 yards,*?*. ?'Ferguson on 200. and E. Comber on 230. In the Sheffield Handicap an aboriginal named Geo. iSeckett in on scratch with two yard?,-, with a limit of 18. H. and E. Bourko are both on 18 yards. ;'?&?/.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Two Prosaic Proposals. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

two Prosaic Proposals. ' When ! am engaged,' said the blonde, swinging dreamily in Illb HO, 111 - mock, ' I expect the man to whom I am to be en gaged to propose to me on some lovely moon light night. I don't be lieve I could marry a man who didn't propose to me in the right way, or one who was so prosaic that he asked me to marry him just wherever he hap pened to be.' ' Isn't it strange,' said the bru nette from the rugfonthe ground, ' I have always thought lhat I should like to have the man I marry propose to me in the most prosaic way pos sible, at mid-day, perhaps, when everything looks as commonplace as can be, and then I shall not be afraid that he asked me to marry him on the spur of the moment, because I happened just at that time to look particu arly attractive.' ' Neither of you girls will have anything that you expect happen to you,' said Mrs. Prettywife from over her embroidery. ' No one ever does. I know everything with me was different from what I had planned, and it d...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A MIRACLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

? o ? A MIRACLE. The lawyer asked the witness if the incident previously alluded to wasn't a miracle, and the witness said he didn't know what amira* was. 'Oh, come!' said the attorney a window in' the twelfth storyofa building, and should fall out am should not be injured. What W1J ; you call that?' vl i 'An accident,' was the stonn :. ' Yes, yes ; but suppose you were ; doing the same thing the next day, j suppose you looked out ofthetwemj j storey window and fell -w''- w, 3 again should find yourself umn]uj» = What would you call that? ? j coincidence,' said the witness. 1 ' Oh, come, now,' the lawyer » . gan again. ' I want yon ' «^.i stand what a miracle is, and I m sw ; you do. Just suppose that on » - third day you were looking out ot a i twelfth storey window and fell 0 ] struck your head on the paverne , twelve stories below and were no the least injured. What would -» Ca« Three times?' said the irigj ! rousing a little from In? »P*J ' Well, I'd call that a habit. ?'? then ...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

'A LIVING WITNESS.' fured from IH^^?\|^'^'^r5 that awful -| ^©\K?^$?a arising from kB&'JJ?*'^ ^ tueLWer.-wrltea te*( j j^r?-^ M Mrs.A.C.Cufley. \$ l£S Kf- Cubitt-st. , Rich- JEJ ig[J, {£?' maud, Victoria, JBNi 5*^-^» t^-U 'and always had eSS Fi3$& \yf that weary, run- /®JH if'*'Vi*sH -lown feehsg,*nd H&vi &(??'* [S~;1 my complexion JEKS5 i?-i'£'-!i'7:'t was aalluw. I IgSlj IF?^ffl /*#) oied to cpt up in rfreg lSS'^''-'^ Uf ? tlio morning feel- k|j!|J'j 1cKS''3 ing mnre tirod jsS&sncT: t&G^J than when Iwent Bt^'\)W$fM to bail. Bjaides K^SMvfyV'-' r4S*-a this weakness I p£t%)'' ji\ /i#'^ had nasty pains igpTif VN«««raF in tho head, oho a disordered stomach. There wero tira-e when I had to take to rqy bed, and lo^t a I onorgy iainyhnu&ehoM duties Itrinlmany reineillos and doctors' medicine, but l.-sk. all faith in tlioin, on they did me no go'J. N'ui long »go a f ricud, auda's) mydniiylitcr,a-l vised mo to t;iv« Dr. M-rso'a Indian...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ALLEGED SHEEP STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

ALLEGED BHEeP13TEAL1NG. At the Police Court to-day a China man named Charlie An Gooey alias Crankey Tommy, was charged with stealing a ewe lamb, the property of E. Mahon, of Conargo. Sergeant Norris gave formal evidence of arrest, and accused was remanded until Saturday morning.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SUBSCRIBER-SHAKE.! [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

-i HSCRIBER- SHAKE. i ? ,|,js sheul. our friends to u' -lies by the ton, .,- ,; ;.!.ed most we send a toast, V]'. '!; it with, ' Hurt's fun.' j, --i gay this Christmas day, ?|-,'. . \1 year's troubles done, \\;.'i'| -land :i shout, to break the ' ','? ;.^lil s , .again, ' Here's fun.' \l.i,,!. ? hiisluias cake spells stomach I'i'.'i \ ,:i-t the fat young duck ; ?]I,L. . i-on's lierc* lor Christinas \n,\~'- ' Here's thumping luck.' \\\:u m:- 1' date, we hit out straight, \\'i \ e lots of go, and pluck ; „,„? i,,,.,kIs are true, so joy to you, \,.,,:ii 'Here's thumping luck. Tl,i,v,ii)pl(;iiienl, with kind intent, \m\ ? i-.ir best wishes lak', \,, i h,;iv\ our grasp, a he.irt-felt (?Oir. now, Subscriber - Shake ! A.R.13.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BICYCLE ROAD RACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

BICYCLE ROAD RACE. The road race to Conargo on Thursday, which was promoted by the Committee of the Conargo Jockey Club, was not so successful as it might have been, as out of a total of 14 entries only seven competed, viz,, S. Ross 10 minutes, J. Allen 9 min., W. Tavlor 7 min.. F. Jewell 6 mln., T. Rentoul 5 min., W. Allen 5 min., and J. Beck, 4 min. Punctually at 9.80 o'clock Mr Willie Jones sent Ross away, the other riders following in order of their handicap. Taylor had only gone about two miles when he punctured, and Jewell's front tyre blew out two miles further on, and both riders walked bock to town. Sam. Ross had also the misfortune to blow out just before reaching Hickey's and took no further part in the race. Rentoul and VV. Allen had the ad vantage of pace, but on reaching Field's Allen had the misfortune to hurt his foot, and Rentoul went on his own. About six miles from Conargo llentoul caught J. Allen, and passed the winning post at a quarter past 11, J. , Allen follo...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A Merry Christmas. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

A KKcrrp CDristmas. SIMPLE phrase oft uttered may be with a c are less thou- ghtless n e s-s, y but yet |^ im mor Mt tali zed bv lime, icnridn-d by old associations, and hallowed by many a fond and sacred iiiii'inory. And now, as true as mel jlow chimes, they ring out once again jwith the grand significance of their i nineteen hundred years of history, as llhuclariun watchword of the English - I speaking Christians of the world. I Old Father Time, with restless ! energy and never-staying flight, has brought us to another Christmas, perhaps tlie most significant, the most unique- of any in our history. This is the first Christmas that the Commonwealth* of Australia has seen. A i present she lies quiet, wrapped in swaddling clothes, and with but a feeble cry for utterance; but, if we may judge her by the grand old 'Mother whence she sprang, we can picture her, at no far distant period, ;a great and prosperous nation, fit Uo move the world. Young and fair and joyous, she gazes from the...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PIGEON SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

PIGEON SHOOTING. A very! successful day's shooting took placo at Mathoura on Boxing day. There was a splendid attendance of shooters, and several sweepstakes were shot- off. Mr W. Bowtell acted as handicapper, and Mr H. C. Parker as refereo, and the secretarial duties were in the capable hands of Mr M. Lyons.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Adventures Ashore and Alloal. (All Rights [?] THE LOSS OF THE "MARTHA WARREN," AND WHAT FOLLOWED. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

flducniurcs flsboic and bv CouKTioNAV Smith. (.Ill ISiyht* A'.«-v,/.) THE LOSS OF THE ' MARTtU WARREN,' AND WHAT FOLLOWED. CHAPTER 1. Those who have re.ul my previous narratives will leiuember thai, on more than one occasion, I have re ferred to a certain 'Jimmy Gray,' a chum of mine during the Blockade running days. He ? was a very pleasant, ami ible fellow, and when lie came out was possessed of a very good-looking lace. When be re turned home it liad become dis figured for life. 1 will tell you to night how it came about. Jimmy occupied the position of junior partner in a London firm, who, like the rest, of us, got bitten with Confederate fever. They, joined our syndicate, and he came out to Havanna in a brig laden with their goods, which were stored at Las Reglas, he remaining with us to look after tilings. Part of his cargo was lost in the ' Northumberland,' two small shipments got safely Jn to . J ? fijiani - full wardress ..:. V\ bu?h scene -Qvalau 3iiyir bqy fjoinji to jchoo...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AN ABORIGINAL DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

AN ABORIGINAL DROWNED. Sergeant Norris informed us this morning that the police had receiyed information from Senior-constable Quirk, of Jloarna, that ' Cockie ' the aboriginal' had been drowned near Bavna whilst crossing the river on Thursdav in an intoxicated state. 'Cockie' was a familiar figure in Deniliquin up to a few years ago, and his death removes another link in tbe Deniliquin of 30 years ago and the present day.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MR "JACK" HALLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

MR 'JACK' HALLIDAY. On Monday Jast Mr ' Jack Haliiday, Vrho has been employed on the D. and M. Railway for many years, left Deniliquin for Melbourne, from which place he intends to pro ceed to South Africa, having ob tained employment as a booking clerk on the railways in that coun try. Mr Halliday's brother is at present fighting against the Boers in South Africa.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ANOTHER DROWNING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

ANOTHER DR0WKING CASE, Senior-constable Hurst telegraphed to-day that a man named Thomas Wyso had been drowned on Boxing Day at a place named Ferguson's Punt. The information to hand does not state the locality of Ferguson's Punt, but it is believed to be situated between Cornalla Station and the Murray River.

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
INTERSTATE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

INTERSTATE TRADE. Mr V. S. \Vilson, sub-collector of Customs, has handed us the following telegram, which be recoived during the week from.: the iead of the Cus toms Department, for publication : — ' Ro interstate trade. Duty on goods may be taken at-j-laco whence^ trans fnrrarl. No flukv nr nntrv rQQ aired on personal luggage of bona:fide passen gers; above not to apply to goods for sale. Please give publicity to above instructions, which are not to apply to West Australian special tariff.'

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
OUR MEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

OUR MKMBICK. Now that tbo Parliament of thin Suito hu been prorogued until llui February next, the electors of Donili quin will shortly Iiuvl- a visit from tboir member, Mr J- 0. Evans. While writing it occurs to U3 that Mr rVKniiUon »kn Mimuier for Works. promised the Council that ho would take tho first opportunity at his dis posal of visiting Doniliquin, and that gentlcinon has since reiterated tho -romisD to local citizens. However, Sir O'SuUivon has so many calls upon his services during tho vacation that it would be just as well for the Council to again remind him of his promise, and endeavor to have him hero with Mr Evaus. Wo fell sure that good would result from the visit, and that the citizons would onjoy the company of the genial and homely Minister of tho Crown

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE NAME FOR IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

THE NAME FOR IT. 'What a big mouth Miss Gntf h^'Yes; I should call it a g^ opening for a dentist.'

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A Lion Story. (All Rights Reserved.) [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

n Cion Storp. |!V CliARLKS JUNOR. 1.411 Rights R,»n-ml.) '1'hree little boys are we, As happy as happy can be. We're out for a lark, Our Christmas to mark, And bound for a jolly good spree. HE old lion yawn ed resign edly, and let his grand head de ,s c e n d slowly to his fore paws, only a few feet from where his trainer, Jackson, jnJ I sal watching him m the Ji'.rkcin.-il luiit which a few hours laier would become the scene of inmi'iir deeds and olympian fes tivities ic; we latter-day barbarians inliTpvl iliem. ; In niiuiliL'i' cage were a couple of foiiii^ lions and a huge lioness, rc-tiv-slv pacing the apparently frail slnii-imi.', in which Professor Jackson we his nightly exhibitions, and iriili their noiseless tread, interrupted icrasionally with a low growl from Iliu iiniliiiT, as the youngsters en irouliLil upon her own particular iiivlc, or a sound from outside iroused their attention, an indescrib ible sense? of attraction, mingled with iwesume repulsion, held me prisoner....

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TRADITION OF THE CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 27 December 1901

TRADITION OF THE CROSS. N the earl y days many were the peculiar tradi- tions that ga thered round the cross. We find these in terwoven with the folk-lore of al 1 c o u n tries and all peo ples. According to one mediaeval story, Adam, lying sick unto death, sent his son Seth lo Paradise to beg some oil of the Tree of Mercy of the archangel Michael. It was denied liim ; the oil of the Tree of Mercy, And the puma, aud panther, and cockatoo, And the parrots of every size and hue, Are waiting to welcome both me and you ; And there we'll be lmppy the whole day throu'. Michael informed Seth, could not be given to men for' the -space of one thousand years ; but (he archangel gave him a wand which he was to plant upon the grave of Adam after his death.' Seth obeyed instructions, and the wand grew in time to be a goodly tree,' and flourished until the time of Solomon. Noting its good ness, Solomon ordered the tree to be cut down and used in the construction of a summer-house ; but the work m...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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