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Caulfield Cup. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Caulfield Cup. Following are tho dual accepluuccB for tho Caul tiold.Oup to be run on Saturday : — : , : : Bt lb Cocos ... ... 9 9 Cremona, inc. 141b ponalty ? ..r\ ' 8 1J5 Town Clock ,., ^ - 8 4 Dirk llammerliand, inc. 31b pen. . . : 8 ? -1 . : The Eock ... ... ... 1 13 Gaulcou ... ... 7 12 Gnullo ... - ... ' ..r 7 11 Mota '... ... ^ '70 Kobold ... '7 8 Ballistite* 7 C Sooin ... , ... _ 7 G La Carubiuo, inc. 31b penalty 7 '5 ? Promontory ..V - V 7* 1 \ Dowoy ... f ':..J 6 12-' Sontinel - ( G 11 Blundcier ... ./ 1 ~ G 11 Merry l'jlgiiin .. ^ ... 0 11 Surge ... ... ~ .T. 6 10 - W.P. ' .. ... '? '(T 9 Strath,' |oy ... ... ... Ii 7 Egypt ' ... - 6 7 Kob Rov ... ... 1 G 7 ? Shell ' ... ' ... ... .G 7 Our local fipjrlingv scribe tips the follow ing for tho Cauifield Cup, to:be run on Saturday : — Guuloon 1, Dewey 2, and Ballistite 8. I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
To Poultry Breeders., Settings of pube bred wyandottes for Salo. ? 10/6 a CI u toll. Apply, ? MRS. W. VINCENT, Qisborno Street. THE butchery; . LEE-STREET, WELLINGTON. Beef, Mutton, Lamb, etc., of Prime Quality, always on hand. Meat kept Cool and Wholesome by Bpecially con* etructod steam fans. Inspeotioninvitcd. HIDES AND SKINS SOUGHT FOR CASH. C. LAUER, PROPRIETOR. ^ Dressmaking! Dressmaking! AND ALL KINDS OF PLAIN SEWING DONE., Ladies and Ghildrens' Clothes and Boy's Suits a Speciality. NotoAddress— ' MRS. O, BEST, ' ? (Next door to Mr. Fred. Kennard's), - ? SIMPSON-STREET, WELLINGTON. ? . JAMEI : SAJSi, General Store and Wine Shop; ??? 5 ' Pair Valley,' Suntop. ^ ALL GOODS AT WELLINGTON J PRICES. ? THE THOR°UGHB^ED Ophir and Ataliotty, Will servo a few Mares at Narroogal. Terms Ophir, £3 3a ; Ataliotty, £2 10a. Performances will appear in a future issue. E. A. SMITH, -aienrocb. ^ To Stand this Season at SPICER'S CREEK, and, Travel- tha- District) THtii THOROUGHBRED STALLION , ©U...
Land Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
JLand Matters. The following Crown Land will be gazotted shortly for auctiou salo : Cowra, two lots, 39 j acres, uoar Mfc. McDonald and Cunowindra. Foibbs, four lots, 227| acrcs, 14 to 15 miles from Forbes. ? ' Blaynoy, ninotuon ullotrnouts, 1 rood 2G perchos to -k acros each, 'own of Blaynoy. / Mudgeo, 4 uora-, 18 miles. South of Mudgeo. Warren, fivo lots, 900 , acros, 40 -miles from Warron. Orange; sovoutoen Iota; 16 acres 3G porches, near Orango. Dubbo, six lots, 1051 acres; 2 roods 30 porchos. near Narrumino and Tiimgio.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
A Strong Ulan AND A WEAK BACK ARB NEVER POUND TOGETHER. Whena woman breaks down eheinvariubly tells you ' her back gave out.' The con stitutional weak spot in womankind is the kidneys. That is natural for tho distribution of weight throughout the body in the sexes. Women aro the heaviest from the waist down ; men are the heaviest from tho waist up. 'The small of the back' is much smaller proportionally in women thau in men. The kidnoys lie under the small of the back. Hende women sufferers from kidney complaint are more numerous than men, except where the occupation of men exercises a constant strain on the kidneys. But thanks to science, wherever found, and whatever cause, and in either sex, Doau's Backache Kidney Pills will cure that back ache as surely as yon take them. We know it, and everybody in Wellington knows it by this time. 4 Read tho following valuable information from Mrs. E. Loman, of Swift St., thiB town, a widow. She says. — ' My back has been very painful for Bomo m...
N.S.W. Produce. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
N.S. W. Produce. The following nro tbe agricultural statis tics of New South Wales for 1898, as givon in Mr. Coghlan's Statistical Register Part Agriculture just issued : — Yield Total Area per aero Production. Wheat ... 1,819,508 7-0 9,280,216 bue. Maize ... 193,280 31-4 6, 004, 812 bus. Barley ... 4^59 14-4 04,094 bu*. ' Oats ... 19,874 14 0 278,007 hue. Rye ... 2,022 11-9 24,093 bu?. Millet ... 081 .10-5 11,244 bue. ?; Potatoes.. : 27, 978 . 2-2 01,900 tons Tobacco... 1,405 9 0 12.700 cwt. f Sugar-cane 14,578 19-8 289.200 tons Wine ) „n7a 18-5 845,232 tons ? Table-grap b) . ' ? 1-0 4,204 tons Lucerne... . 82,748 2 8 70,079 tons When the above figures are compared with those of earlier yearn, several facts are eug gested. First of all, it is seen that the area under wheat has grown three fold during the paBt ten years. Wheieas the production, owing to the drought on one hand and tho sowing of large areas in the western portion of the colony, hafe only increased about 33 per cent. ...
Taken Down. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Taken Down. A gentleman was walking down a country road one day when an Irishman with a donkey and cart, came up with him and called for him to get out of the road. The gentleman turned round and surlily remarked : ' I shall not get out of the road for an ass I' The ready-witted Irishman said : 'Then bedad, 1 will,' pulling his moke at the same time to the other aide of the road.
Telegraphic News SYDNEY, Thursday, 3 p.m. Weather Forcast. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Telegraphic N ews (From our own Correspondent ) Stdnet, Thursday, 3 p.m. Weather Forcast. Wragge predicts generally fine and cool' weather throughout the colony. Russell forecasts fresh noith-east winds, and fine bright weather on the coast, with northerly winds and rising temperature iu tho Western District. Latest lllarket Prices. Wheat, 3s 2d to 3s 3d ; chickwheat, 2a 9d to2s l0d; flour, £7 to £7 15s; maize, 3s j chaff, £2 10s to £3 12s 6d; oaten hay, £2 '15s to £4 10s ; lucerno up to £2 10s ; butter, creamery and factory, lOd ; dairy, 8|d to 9d. ? Latest Parliamentary. In tho Assembly last night Mr. E. W O'Sullivan, Minister for Works, said that next week the Dubbo to Coonamble railway would bo carried out ; he also gavo notice that ho would ask the Houso to refer to]tho Works Comniiteo the Wellington-Werris Creek aud Bogau Gate-Bulbodney railways. The N.S.W. Contingent Tho debate on sending a contingent to the Transvaal was continued last night by Messrs Hughes, Copeland, Ashto...
Local Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Local Jottings. Your sight teBttfd and the best spectacles BUpplied for every defect of the eyes, difficult cjsos a speciality. J. W. Marshall, practical optician, Percy-street.* Even the enemies of the Progress Com mittee are now fain to admit that that body is accomplishing and has accomplished matters of considerable benefit to the town and district. Amongst others matters they have dealt with, and which may be consid ered as in a fair way to bo successful, are the Wellington-Werris Creek line, appoint ment of a resident Police Magistrate for Wellington, and a change in the presnt arrangements connected with the office of the Registar for births, maniages, and deaths, in addition to which may he cited, several roads which have been brought under the notice of the authorities for repair. The Osbcrno binder is the lightest in draught, wears better, and does its work better than any of its many competitors. D. J. Breeze, agent.* . An impression appears to be gaining ground amongst m...
The Centinnial Waxworks. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Tlie Centinnlal Waxworks. It is some time since the people of Well ington had the pleasure of witnessing a show such as that promised by the Grand Centen-. nial Wax works, which openB to-night in the Protestant Hall and continues on Friday and Saturday nights. Amongst the flgares shown in their splendid collection are those of the Gatton victims (especially interesting feature of the show) and the victim and perpetrators of the blood-curdling Tarra boot trunk horror. Besides theso are representations of the Makins, Deeming, Butler, Kelly gang, and every criminal and bushranger of note during the last 50 years of Australian his tory. In addition to the waxworks, a well known physiognomist and palmist, ' The Bohemian Gipsy ' can bo consulted. The ' Brisbane Courier ' iu referring to him, says. ' His success in hand-reading is un precedented in Brisbano, and that a charac ter-reader Bhould for eo long a period be enabled to maintain hie prestige and con nection in the oijo city undoubt...
Shakespearian Recital. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
SliaScespeairsau M.e-*Ka3. When tho announcement was publicly made that an oxponont of ' the immortal' Shakespeare intended visiting Wellington, expectation was on tip-toe amongst all truo lovers aind admirers of the 'Bard of A » Tfi ?. i ^vuii. xi ouusu wuo atcenaoa r»ne rooiini given by Mrs. Hannibal A. Williams iu tho Protestant Hall on Monday were Batistidd with tho way in which she expounded tho pastoral comedy of ' As you liko it,' thoy did not show thoir appreciation by unlimit ed applause. On steppiug onto the stago at 8 o'clock Bho was warmly wolcomed j when she retired at 10-5, she was also warm ly applauded. Airs. Williams was not a buccosb in every charaoter attempted. With Pheabe and Audrey sho seemed quite at home, and were she on tho stage sho would bo a success in such parts ; but when sho attempted Rosalind and Celia, thoso subtle though womanly characters, she seemed quite unablo to grasp the mean ing of the words or give expression to the intentions of the author....
Re-assembling of Parliament [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Re-assembling of Parliament The Legislative Assembly met again on Tuesday afternoon, after a recess of six weeks, rendered necessary for tho re-election of Ministers. The policy for the session, as outlined by the Premier, seems a progressive one and promises to secure general support and useful results. Mr. Lyne announced that the following matters would be gone on with : — An Early Closing Bill, and tbe Navigation and Re-appraisement Bills. It was also proposed to legislate for .throwing open the Central Division leases^ which expire next year, and to make provision for altering tho present system of balloting for land. Tlie Government would talce up the Coal Mines Bill now before the Upper House, and if possible pass a measure pro viding for a Miners' Accident Fund. The preliminary resolutions dealing with the sending of a contingent to the Transvaal were passed, Mr. Lyne stating that little expense would bo incurred, and that prob ably the New Sonth Wales unit would be on its wa...
Wellington to Werris Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Wellington to Werris Creek. Tho recent amotion in the matter of the proposed Wellington to Werris Creek rail way has apparently already borne good fruit. Of late years little Ima been heard, and less done, at .t his end towards pressing on. this scheme, but of Into months the ques tion has again come up for active discussion, andgreat prominence has been given' it in the local papers. No doubt spurred on by this return of activity, tho'mertiljer for the district has bestirred iu himself in the matter to such effect, that we learn the proposed, lino was last night, submitted to the House by tho Government with a recommendation that it bo passed on to the Public Works Committco for investigation. ThiB infor mation was received, last night; by wire and tliis morning by letter, by the Secretary of tlie JfrogresB Uommittee Irom Mr. ilaynes. This news witl be hailed with pleasure by every one here, and it will ba a source of satisfaction to all to know that the question is now within tho ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
Our Accounts. QUE ACCOUNTS for quarter 1 ending 30th September are now issued, and we will be pleased to have an early settlement. Notice to the Public. MR. CHAS. GORDON, who has been canvassing for subscribers for the Wellington Times for tho past two months, is no longer acting on behalf of ? this papor. ? ' . . ? .
No title [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
An ingenious mechanical device pas tes paper labels on 100,000 cans in ten houre. Down a Bhoot rolls a ceaseless procession of cans, and each can picks up a label as it passes. A Georgian has recently patented a driv ing bit which can be of service in giving medicines to the horse. The centre of the bit iB hollow, and by means of screw attach- ; ments at each end, ' doses ' can be admis* tered to the ailing animal.
"CHEER UP," DO! [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
'CHEER UP,' DO! By H. E. S. ' Gloomy shadows oft' will flit If you'vo got tho grit and wit Juet to laugh a little bit.' With all due respect to that section of tbe. j - community which teaches . the' children to regard the English Government with aver Bion, we must allow that, if any one is - dissatisfied with hia existence under the red, white, and blue flag, ho ought to try a year or two'B reBidenco under a foreign flag, say Russia for instance, or Germiny, and then come back to Australia and tell us if religious Tftnd- political liberty can be enjoyed to the Bame extent in those countries as it can in a. BritiBh-speaking one. Of course, we are far from perfection, but tho practice, of Instillitag -iiito the ?minds of the youug the habit of growling about what happened daring tbe Cromwellian period or any other, . should be discouraged. Let us cheer up and wish well to the British when they under take to ophold their own prestige, and not, bb I hear a few dissatisfied ones say, ' ...
A Smart Retort. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 19 October 1899
A Smart Retort. A quiet-looking young man was walk ing along Pitt-street, Sydney, the other day, when- he suddenly slipped over a pieoe of orange-peel and fell into -the gutter. While he was in the aob of rising, a swell, who was passing by (thinking to amuse the bystanders), said : ' Where did you lie last ?' ' Where you were bred,' waa the unexpected reply.