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WILLING TO LEARN. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
. ' WILLING TO LEARN. ' i' Wife : ' The great trouble with you, John,^is that you cannot' aay 'No.' If: you had only said ' No ' to your friends last night, you would not have tho headaohe you have this morning.' Husband: ' Quite right, my dear. ' .: ? Wife: 'Learn to say 'No,' dear, in future, won't you ?' Husband: ' Yob, my love ; I will.' v Wife: 'There's. a dear hubby; can you ^let me have a littlo money this morning ?' - Husband: ( No, dear I' ? and then lie' added : ' You see I'm learning.' First Tramp : ' What do you suppose that lady meant by . asking 1110 how long I had been out of work ?' Second Tramp . : 'Sho was probably trying to get at your age.' It, was Josh Billings who said : ' Man was kreated a little lower than the angels, and haB bin gittui' a little lower ever since.' He also wrote the aphorism :t ' It iB dredful eazy tow bo a phool — a: ? man kan be one and not. know it.' Sharpe; 'I saved a young girl's lifo: this morning.' Woods : ' Why, liow was tliat.V. Shar...
A Clergyman Tells This Story. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
A Clergyman Tells This Story. A lecturer recently invited; to speak at j a churoh gathering, and being nobody in particular he was placed last on the list of speakers. The chairman also intro duced several speakers whose names were not on the list, and the audience' were tired out when he said, introducing the-leoturer : , 'Mr- JoneB will now give ub hia address.'. ' My address,' said Mr. Jones, rising, iB B51 Park VillaB, Surry Hills, and I wish you all good night.'
Britain and France. THE FASHODA INCIDENT. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
Britain and France. THE FASHODA INCIDENT. London, Tuesday. Some Important utterances in reference to French relations with the other Powers were made in the Chamber of Deputies yesterday by- M. Delcasse, the Minister of Foreign Affairs. M. Delcasse intimated that France would 1 (endeavor to give practical effect to the Czar's proposals, for placing the Powers npon a more peaceable fotting. He referred at a considerable length to the matters which have so seriously engaged the attention of British and French statesmen during recent months. In despatching the Marchand Expedition to the Bahr-el-Ghazal region, he asserted, it was never intended by the French Government to annihilate the pretensions formulated in 1895 by Sir Edward Grey, formerly British UnderSecre tary for Foreign affairs. The withdrawal of Major Marchand from Fashoda had not been humiliating to France. It was dictated by reasoa and a clear sense of the interests of France. A criminal waste of national re sources would ...
Riverina P. and A. Society. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
jftiverfliBa l'. ami A. Society. A genorul meeting of the subscribers of the Riverina Pastoral nnd Agricultural Society was hold on Monday last. Present — Messrs. J. A. T. Rochfort (chair), C. J. Cur tin, G. Mahoney, F. 13. Fogarty, T. Pillow and the secretary. The minutes of the last meeting were read nnd confirmed, Correspondence was read from Mr., J. L. Thompson rg visiting tho district. From Under-Secretary of mines and agriculture, stating that subsidy £89 3s had been passed for payment for 1898. From UnderSecre tary, asking for a copy of , tho Society's balance-sheet for the information of the Auditor General.' From secretary Slieep brooders Association, re delegates.— Corres* pondence was reaeived. The secretary reported in reference to the Sheepbreeders' conference that was held in Melbourne in NovemberlaBt that this society was represented at it by tho President, Mr, Fulton. Regarding the Under-Secretary's request for a copy of tho balance-sheet a reply was sent that until ...
A Little Nipper's Distress. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
A Little Nipper's Distress. A youngster recently passed the old homestead from whioh the, family had been removed for some time, and which the lad had often had pointed out to him as the house in which he and his little brothers had been born. Seeing it being pulled down preparatory to the erection of a new house, he surveyed in silence for a fow minutes the changed Bcene, and then said, pathetically, 'Oh, papa, wo weren't born nowhere now, were we V
BRITISH POLICY. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
BRITISH POLICY. London, Tuesday. An address given at Birmingham last night by the Duke of Devonshire, Lord President of the Council, bore upon the policy of the Government. The Salisbury Administration, he remarked bad never received stronger support from the country than, at present. The country did not demand any great constitutional or eooial changes. It required that the natural defences Bhould be perfected, and the unity of the Empire strengthened, Beferring in particular terms to the recent conduct of foreign affairs by the Marquis of Salisbury, the Duke of Devonshire said that the recent demonstration of power had shown that Great Britain possessed a firm intention of maintaining her rights. It had resulted in closer relations between Great Britain and other Powers, notably Germany, Italy and Bussia, and would even- clear the air in connection with British relations with France, Thh eleventh annual meeting of sub scribers to the Jerilderie Cottage Hospital will be held at 2 o...
ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting was then held, Mr.. Wise presided. The minutes of the last annual meeting were read and confirmed. - An audited statement of receipts and ex-, penditure was road as follows : — Receipts. — . Cash in bank-, Jan. '97, £1 23 ; subscriptions, and donations £19 lis li ; rent, £17 2s 6d . Government Bubsidy, £11 3s 7d ; total, £51; 19s 7d. Expenditure. — Cheque unpresented, £1 10s ; newspapers, &c., £17 0s 9d ; books,; . £1 10s 9J ; printing and advertising, £2 15s 6d ; stores, £3 17s 7d ; firewood, £3 12s ;; stamps, £2 5s Id ; water rates, £1 10s in- surance, £1 3s 3d ; credit balance, £13 lis, 8d ; total, £51 19s 7d. Building Fund.— . Messrs, Clark and Elliott (donations), £2 ;.. Dr. Balance, £60 Is 8d ;. total, £62;4s 8d. Jan. '97, Dr. Balance, £57 9s Interest,. 1898,. £1 15s 8d total, £62 Is 8d. The Chairman, said the- finance sheet, showed the Institute hadiheld:its.own .during.. 1898. A heaity vote of thanks was. accorded the. secretary and...
THE SAMOAN CONFLICT. LONDON, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
THE SAkOAN CONFLICT. LONDON, January 24, It has transpired that Dr. Katiel, who'nas lieen made President of the Samoan Provi sional Government under Mataafa, has re signed his position as President of the Municipality of Apia prior to the outbreak of trouble in the islands, Dr. Solf, judge at Dares Salaam, a seaport in German East Africa, has been appointed to succeed him. The Berlin correspondent of the Standard reports that the question of Samoa will be settled on the basis of a maintenance of the Convention already existing between Great Britain, Germany, and the United States. Auckland, January 24. H.M.S, Boyalist is coaling at Auckland ?prior to her departure for Samoa. Tho cruiser Mildura has arrived fit Wellington from Hobart.
LONGLEY'S MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
LONGLEY'S MISTAKE. ' W ^ R.LONGLKVS mistake, the mis ^ I take °f *ife' JLsB B Rf«ff ^is . first mistake, wl-ich WflB 'n eTer B°i0B l° 0olif°r' He used to go VJ&^ Ki* °vo* ta thn toic' graph office wl»ere A \ Carpenter was, und there, on a pile of blue butter-boxes, air his imad pretty freely. Langley wasn't a bad fclloTT back in Ohio, but out thare he could not or would not shake Into place. Ho was going back, when he had a stipulated sum saved, to marry tho prettiest girl in Ohio. Meantime, he chafed and fretted at bis chain. Uno ot tue lirst unngs ne niu oau guwcu mm the ill-will of all tho loungers in the crooked littln ntreet. Benito, four years old, came mu lling to him. Every one adored Beuito, for the Spanish are baby-loveis, and not in the lease ashumed to show it— Benito ! with lovely erim pou cheeks, aud great, velvety black eyes. Dirty P Oh, so dirty, but also so charming. Just as he reached the hombre graude he tumblt d flat, and ?' great man ' calmly put out his...
IMPARTIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
IMPARTIAL. A rnmarkuble instance of t-iu; iinpurt iul !u] mini stration of juBtico in said to hove occurred -omo yours ago iu a court of Texas, when a young Mexican, charged with having stolou 11 pistol, wan arraigned. Ho proved beyond all doubt that the pistol won his own, and lhat it had bi en iu his posses sion long before the alleged theft occurred. Tho case weut to the jury at twelve o'clock, tho usual hour of adjournment, aud the jury, who did not wish to bo kopt tilt the court opunod again at thrie o'clock, hurried to give iu their verdict. Tho foreman, who had been reclining in a peaceful attitude, stiggentive of slumber, during tho hearing, turned to his companions, saying ? ' Well, boys, what do you think ? Hadn't we better give him two years f' 14 All right-,' responded a juryman. ' Put him through or tho judge will adjourn.' ' On ahead,' said another. ' Wo don't want to stay hore till three o'clock. Hutry np !' 'But is ho guilty?' inquired a thoughtful old gentleman. ' W...
GENTLEMAN JACK'S LATE REPENTANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
GENTLEMAN JACK'S LATE REPENTANCE. Sitting in a tavern on tho old village turn-' piko were threp men. They had beeu drivon 1 from city to city because of tbeir misdeeds and general bad character. Two wero heavy-looking, beetle-browed ruffians, with the surly, furtive expression which comes of long residence in oonviut prisons ; the third man, much younger than his companions, was of a different stump, more refined and intellectual, though his faee also bore tho impress of evil passions and riotous living. '* I've been done afore,' one sullen rascal was saying, between puffs at a short clay pipe, 44 and I ain't goiu' to be done again ' — puff— 11 if I knows it. I've marked tho crib puff — 14 it's all sereu®, But there's a lot of work — puff — an' a lot o' stuff. I couldn't carry a quarter of it, or I'd do tlie job myself. I must havo pals. Are you game ?' 44 Garno enough. Spotter,'* answered the youngest of tho three, whoso voice in com parison with the first speaker's had quite a cul...
The Young Lady Objected. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
The Young Lady Objected. A girl residing in a Lake Michigan town has recovered 500 dollars damages from a steamboat company for naming a boat after her without asking her per mission. An exchange says she cook offeuco. at a marine item stating that 'Kittv Marshall, having beon thoroughly scrubbed; painted, refitted with canopied stern and new boilers, wiil hereafter serve as mail carrier and poke her pretty nose into' the lake business for all she's worth.' ' =
Imagined He was a Turkey Hen. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
Imagined He was a Turkey Hen. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, 'in her 'Memoirs of a Highland Lady,' tells of an old ScotBmaii who once took the Btrange whim that he was a turkey hen. He made a nest of straw in his carriage, and I tilled it with eggs and a 'large stone, and I there he sat, hatohing, leaving his station only twice a day, like other fowl, and having his food brought to him. Hia friends had at last to watch a proper moment ti throw out the eggs and put some young chickcns in their plaoe. Then the old man, satisfied that lie had accomplished his task, went about cluoking and strutting in the midst of his brood.
Cleverly Turned. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
Olev.erly Turned. On the road to Epsom, a mouBtached youth ou top of a drag, evidently very ambitious of being mistaken for an officer, saluted a fat coachman, who waB 'gravely driving his master and family, with : . 'Halloaj you, ,sirl Where's your shirt-collar? How dare you come to the Darby without a Bhirt-collar I*. The; coachman growled forth, without lifting his eyes from his horses : 'Ow the doooe could I have a shirt collar when ;your mother ain't sont home my washing?' :x
Poultry Notes. The Most Profitable Fowls. IN TWO PARTS. PART II. Flesh Producers. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 27 January 1899
Poultry Notes. The Most Profitable Fowls. From the Agricultural Gazette of N.S.W, By J. J. MoGue, Poultry Export,. Hawkeabury Agricultural College. ' IN TWO PARTS. PART II. 1 Flesli Producers. The difference botween a. good broed for table and one for egg-production ia this: In the first place thero aro 110 fowls at the preBent time that combine iu perfection the requisites of a first class layer and a first-class table fowl. The requirements of . the one are against tho other. In a table bird we require a long. breaBt-bone and little 'offal-; - but cut away the offal from a layer and Bhe has littlo or no cavity for the formation .' | At the present time we have few poultry-men producing good table fowls. Many still keep in tho old groove, and regard anything, from a mongrel to a half-bred, undersized Leghorn, as good enough to breed for market. 1 am of the opinion that the average run of poultry farmers do not study the market conditions, and do not try to produce what the market c...