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The Nepean Times, Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, JUNE 16. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

Published evorj Saturday Morning. ..SATUBDAY, JUNE,16. . n .1 I lul. -.lit!' I i . ?(. I , i 1 J f H . ! Tunn®, appears to. us ,to bo .a groat ,wan); o" flttonation in the Municipal Council of P/sn rith, on matters social.In ,:March t,last, a letter was received, asking that body, to J co operate , with, ,o^er.Mimicip,alities>>.>in> orect ing a natiorial mbmorial to the memorji of (, the.,, late,, JQr. Jphp". Punn^oro Laing,., T The:! letter was acknowledged, and the considera'.' tinn of it waq lipid over for a month, (So ^'FaV,< ^<S Whav(3 ii6* decora fo'f '"aiiytHmg- having beendpno intliexnatter. Here wQ;havo acase) requiring tlae co-operation of every one,l in perpetuating, the memory of, that gran^ old lifan.Nvlibsb'wholelife was spent; ribt'oply in the pulpit alone, liut by. every, means pri'-" deavourmg' to forward'' the interests of the colony in general, . casing lijjtjo for, cpior," or creed. Our Municipal' Council 'deserve seyere censure ...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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A Tale of The Southern Border. THE SHOT IN THE EYE. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

FTalc"of'The Southern Border. THE SHOT IN THE EYE. ' SOME millions of copies of this story of which* have been circulated in other countries through the dally and weekly press, under various names. I would, therefore, present5 the following as the only version authorized by me, of a narrative the facts of which .are too nearly historical to justify their having, been wantonly handled. 5 j 'j / | .Ifcmust b'e confessed thaWibe mail of high civilization will find some difficulty in under standing how such a deed as I am about > tpt relate-requiring months to ponsummate^r could have been carried through in the open face of law and of the local authorities-but /ho who,'has any. knowledge of this Texan 'frontier, will t6lllliimjthat,the rifle j ancf'ihe! bowie knife were, at the period of this narra tive, all the law and local authority.(.rec(pg-, nized. Witness the answbr.^Pr^ident: Houston gave when application Jwasjii'stj made to .him for his interposition wiifithe civil force to q...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

L ,OST, between Mrs, C. .UVRIIH nnd the Hal Cow! 1 ' Iiili,? ii l'liisloy .Shawl.', J.'(I.''TJIUIISTON, mo LET.--Shop and llyo, rooms in High-street JL , .rburJllV; i'.Apiily, J, H, PASK IN, Penrith. TjlOBi SAIi.K.-Allotments,' good' position Jj , Jamison Town, Ohcnpi Terms. Apply A. < Colk'SS. . .,,, . ... ? ? MAN, tiOOK, wants engagement. Hbtol or .' otlierwiso ; ? llrst-clnss refbronccs. 'Address' by letter, .^V. 11AY,;olHcb of thispnpeiv LOST.-OiVo imir Ficlil Qlftiscs in enso, marked "il, York, on.case, Howard wilLba given i£ lutt'at Upatsou's Commercial Hotel;, 5U1 T O.ST,-1Gold ;15»ntuollcd , liar-ring, in High. 1 X struct', noav Post Office, Howard if loft at, Nopeitn Times.offtue.." ' r>!)2: Mil. G. 0. WALDltON, Solicitor, lie,, has' 1M'3M0VED! to his now1 olllcu, Mont do Ploto-uhambura. 102, Castlorengh-stroot, nenr King Btrcut. , : . i : . : .506 ,,, . Department of (Minos, . ..... . .Sydnoy,' 15th'. May,, 18.88.; "T" . TST of. applications rccoiycd in.thoiD...

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THE SHOPWOMANN'S BETE NOIR [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

* T1IK SilOl'WOMAN'S BET]!) NOlll . How much's that ?' asks tho shopping woman, grabbing hold of a pieco' otVdres's goods in vory much tho samo mannor 0110 plucks hot chostnut, from tho midst of .tho blazing looals.; f Tliat ; lady,'..replies ,.tho young person on tho other of tho counter, ' that, lady, is four ,dollars ,a; yard.!,,.!,All wool ?'' ' Yes; lady,' wo warrant- ' What's thom ?' 1 Those gloves ?''Oh1, thoy aro two dollars ; a yory dpsirablo arbiolo. f< )?liat size plbase ?' ''Got any ^fur" lined''/circular's ? ' Yes, lady|:(i very large linei - Would you ' No, I guoss I won't stop to-day. What d'yo:ask,for |thqso,?'j !. Those, muffs-, liidy ? Ah, yes I fhdy come as- higli 'as 'thirty dollars. They avo vory tlosirablb.' ' * Ii'm! .welli ,you_mayt givo mo a ? spool, of, cotton/; ancl'plda^e'bd quiolt'.as 'frossiblo, for i'm'hi a groat hurry.' . i'' ,;i 1 ;11 Sconoi-Railway Station i in; (Jambridge sliiro.-Young rustic, of about 20, from tho Fons, walks doliborato...

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THE LADIES PREFERRED GIN. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

THE LADIES PREFERRED GIN. IN a neighbouring oity whoro tho inhabitants' rro so very, :very temperate that,1 many of Ncal Do.w-n;to say their prayers? a good old; deacon of a coloured church lately called upon tho city agent for tho sale ef that articlo which1,,if advisedlyUisod,'' ohbors'biit not inebriatos.' ' Mr, L-,' says,tho. deacon, . bending low; and alm&st-whisporing into tho ear "of the obliging and allablo agent,"' Mr. L-, I'si cum; to r get . a quartvOf spirits ;for' *purcjy( sacrimontal pnppuses.' ' 11 ! 1 Yes doacon ; 1' suppose you want some! white wine, porhaps claret, tarrigona or somothing of that sort.', , , . , ' ' Well,'boss, if>it<duson't make li o sortor difference toards you, do . ladios dey liavo. canvassod this matter and, doy lias pon\o 'to tho 'nanimous 'elusion dat doy would pufor gin.' We think lio-got ifc. .! Boston Globe,'

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COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

COMMERCIAL. 7 Messrs. Ilielinrdson anil Nixon (successors to Messrs T. 11. and S. Smith) report the following talc.i on Thursday, the t,h inst.- 1 . Bale Out Hny, 4s 0(1' to Cs Od ? Bundle Onfc liny,,4s 3d to 6s Od Lucerne Hny, 2s Od to 3s Gd ,,;; Bundle Straw, 3s Oil to 3s 2d Bale Straw, 2s'Gel to 2s'Od 1 . Wh'eat Hay, 4s Od to 5s Od 1 . Wheat and Oat Hay, 4s (Id.to "8 Cd .? Chaff S.trnw, 3s fld.to.8s Od . ... , ''Chnfl!, mixed, Hs Od'to 4s (Id Olinfly oaten, -Is Od to fis Od Wheat, 4b iUd to os Od Oats, seed, 2s Od to 2s 4il, : Oats, feed, ,2s Od to 2s. 3d ' Corn, 3s Oil to 3s 2d .. ,,, PotntocV3s Od to 3s'(id. " . , . Bran, IK 2d ; ? 1' 11'J Flour, Jili Os to £13 Os I .Pollard, Is Id to Is 2d . . ! : Pumpkins, Is (id to 2s Od Turnips'. 3s Oil to 4s Od 'Billet-W'ood, ilOsiod to IBs Odu,: . '< . ? > ' Bundle AViiod,i'JS Od to lGs Oil... . V-. FootAVood, los Od to 17s.0d j t . Posts and Hails, firf'Os to, ^4 Os . , . , , . 'Poultry 8V0d'to'Bs Od,' ' Cheese, 4d io Sd ?'...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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ONE COLLECT SUFFICIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

ONE COLLKCt SUFFICIENT. YET another Sootoh story. John had cowo on a visit to London, and arranged with his resident relation to attond the Teinplo. Church. John, like a good Soot, was' pro sent in good time and got a prayer-book handed to' him. After perusing tho sacred book for the first time in his life, John' seized his hat and bolted from the building. His friend met him outside, and asked tho; meaning of his . flight, " Good gracious, man I I lookod over tho programmo; and I I found evory hero and there, . Collect,' Now I can stand one collection' > a day, but I won't stand a dozen."' THICK- UBADS. Heavy, stomachs, billions condi-i 'Hons-'Wells' Mn'y Apple l'llls"-iinti-biloioiifl,cath artic. ficl. mid Is. Moses, Moss & Co., Sydney, Goncrnl Agents. A HAIUJ opportunity for Tailoring cus-, tomers and buyers of Superior Tweeds and. Cloths in Parramatta and district. R. Benson is tho successful purchaser of a large con signment of Woolens direct ffom English and Scotch ...

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FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

FOOTBALL, A srATcn between tho Nepean and Parra-! matta Union Football Clubs came off on Saturday last, on the ground opposite Ful ton's store. Judging from the number of spectators!-between two and three hundred, iucluding a great many .ladies-football seems to be getting a favorite game in Pen rith. Precisely at 8.80,' tho match was commenced by Penrith kicking off and, de fending the east goal, the ball being quickly' returned by Parramatta. For fully half-an Jiour the ball was Iropfc dangerously close to tho Parramatta goal who were compolled to" force down time after time. Parramatta not to bo denied worked tho ball down to tho Penrith goal, and after some very hard play were compelled to forco down. On tho ball being taken out, Cleeve, Stubbing and York niado; some beautiful ruus, but the back play of tho Unions was too good to al low of any points being taken, After re peated , scrummages, half-time was an nounced, and goals were exchanged, Penrith so far having a little tho ...

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THE CASE OF CONSTABLE WATT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEPEAN TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

THE CASE OF CONSTABLE WATT. '*. -TO'THE EDITOR OF THE NEfEAN TIMES. Sin,-Our drowsy town was thrown into a state "of foment last week by the announce ment that Constable Watts had tendered his resignation and was leaving tlio district. Of course every one wanted to know tlio causo of this sudden change, oven those who considor policomen as their natural enemies appeared to bo interested in, ,this affair. Well, the facts of tlio matter, as far as .I can ascertain, aro theseConstablo Watt was orderod for duty on May 20th, to tlio cours ing at Booty Hill. Sergeant Fowler arrived on; the ground in tlio afternoon, and told Watt he could go back to South Creole; which lid did in 8 p.m. train. On Sunday morning Watt received ordors to attend tlio Penrith Police Station. On arriving there, Sergeant Fowler informed him that ho was the worso for liquor on the coursing ground j and unfit for duty, that his pay was reduced and tliat lie was to bo removed to.anothor distriot. Watt indignantly, r...

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MORE GHOST STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

MORE GHOST STORIES. Mr, Heapp's ghost story, published in our last week's issno, caused considerable interest and discussion on its reccnt repub lication in pamplet form in London, A correspondent writing to a contemporary says: I was much interested in the story of Mr. Heapy. It puts mo in mind of a circum stance tho particulars of which are similary strange and throughly authentic : Nearly a score of years ago, in' Australia. I was a constant visitor at the house of a geritlojnan, one of whoso daughters was the promised wiio of a .naval officer in. Her Majesty's service, ard then stationed on tho South American coast. One afternoon M. was seated with-her sister in an upper chamber, suddenly she half rose and gave a violo'nt scream, 'iWhatistlio matter?' cricd'1 C., her sister. ' I saw poor George (hor lover) -oh,' so plainly.'- He. was wringing his hands imploringly, and brushed close to mo as ho passed across the room!' Her sister strovo to calm her agitation, but M. could not bo...

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ENGLISH THE WORLD'S LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 16 June 1883

ENGLISH THE WORLD'S LANGUAGE A. HUHHIAN pvioat, Father Alexander Diligent Hk'y, is now in this city on liis way back to St. Petersburg. - , . I was sent to,our church at San Fran cisco,' he said to a roporter,' and instead of going wost through Europo and ovor tho Atlantic I Avent east by way of Odossa and Nngnski to San Francisco, I came from that city by way of tho Isthmus. Now after,two yoars' service a£: San Francisco, I am going home, . and thus completing my journey round tho world.' . : . . , . V . ' What'lias struck you. iiietv .during your trip?* . ' Tho lead (that English-spoakiug 'people have taken olsewhero. I)nglisH liasbocomo tho international. langnag^^iWith,>/ my limited'knowledge of ^ngHsh'diu'ing iny trip I liaye.beon^far better .offitlianv'auyj of my occasional -..Gormau and'-'?Froiibh.i'friends. English lias a glorious future. ^\it is ^ bound to become'tho''uniyorsal'laug,uago of,s'cionco, trado au'd industry; ^There have, been-three great epochs in which ullf...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

I'll.,:! r.t :i ?.fiiiil, >i|M .01 CoXNEK or HlOH iND1'WcODBXFjrl!r»tllK*T(*, PENRITH -.Hi .. i ?*».*» »l l-t»j HMilil t 1 .11! o-.ii.'ii ';il .; ..!. !. i ii i -iv; Offers Special Inducements i.' - i " |!'/i **(.;*I !...') !': " .ii'i /I OBAJPESlT. Flannels in every Blankets, all sizes, sizes, special value; Special 'Lintes in ladies' Dress -'Materials,;,"v|.; LOW PBibjis FIBST-0LA38 QUALITY. -?.if') ' KIT'1:*.'! *'?; ' . ?' ';i (' P - f > I | iut i; ;.!..» .//'!' 'fnl'i .' if'J. '} i k,T, f-.'C/lli LADIES UNDERCLOTHING IVit.'l JSH'll .«. . llriiitfV,'/ 1't i ? I !!l':r.-l ;i' 25 per> cent)under cost.1 ! . ' ! 'i*i T;t .1.-.-: .! M .1.;:'; > ? ' ? 1 .H "i 'if .-sMT ...Silitv '"I'll : , li.: ? -,iv li'.V ;l.:. "VI.;! vi.--_.-i! 'M.~I " . ii 1. . // M tu f-rb'M- C J-.'mI ! .! f best quality at prices1 unheard of i<! v-!", ' .V'.-iv, H.:n 1 > . sihm . ?(. 7'S "'I fli >t;ll()M'-'.'l:)V< '' 1 l/'llif V.- '" >.'< EMBKOIDKRIES . i ,1/1...

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MISCELLANEOUS. THAT BAD BOY. HIS PA IS "NISHIATED." [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

MISCELLANEOUS. THAT BAD BOY. . PA IS "NIBHIATED. ' SAY, are you a mason or nodfellow, or' anything?' asked the bad boy of the grocery man. - . 1 >. i 4 "Why, yes ; of course l am.' : 'Well, do tho goats bunt when, you nishinte a fresh candidate ?' 4 No of course not. The goats are clioap ones, that have no life, nndwe muzzle thorn find put pillows over their heads, so they can't hurt anyone,' says the grocery man,.as he winked at a brother nodfol o* wLo. was Boated on a sugar barrel, looking mys terious, 4 But why do you ask?' , ! <4 0, nothin, only I wish me and my chum l»d muzzled our goat' with a pillow. Pa; would have injoyed his becoming a membor ibottor. You see, pa had been telling us how mnch good, the Masons and: Odd Fellows did, and said we ought, to try and grow up to be good so we oould jine the lodges when we got big, and I asked pa if it would do any hurt for us to have a lodge in our room and purtend to nishiate, and pa said it {wouldn't do any hurt. Ho ...

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A Tale of The Southern Border. THE SHOT IN THE EYE. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

A Tale of The Southern Border. THE SHOT IN THE EYE. Hk had never thought it at all essential to ask leave of any government as to how or where ho should make himself a home, or even to inquire what particular nation put in its claim to any region that, suited his purposes; His heritage had been the young earth, with its skies, its waters, and' its winds, its huge primeval forests, and plains throwing out their broad breasts to the sun-with all the sights and sounds and living things that moved and were articulate beneath God's eye-and what cared he fpr the authority of men 1 v !? ' ? The first,- indeed, that" was' known or heard of Jack, was when he had already builthimselfasnug log-cabin, on the outskirts of the country, near the bank of a small stream-stowed away his fair-faced, young wife and two children cosily into it, and was busily engaged in slaying the. door and bear right and left. He kept himself so much to himself, that for a long time, little was:tho'uglit or said of hi...

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A MODERN MUMMY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

1 ,,v,, U ? A MODERN MUMMY. ' IA l.U)Y (siiys Truth' of ^lay '8)' fyrUos, .from. !Australia:-"I constantly seo in papeVs | sent.me fromi EngUhd . accounts of strango' j inquiries put by servants to their employers, i While arranging'^tli a cook' some time ago I liad a most extraordinary request made to mo. Tlio woman asked if slie might bring her baby, whicl^ she . added hastily, would be.no trouble as itwqs pickled. It turned out that that the poor little scrap was bora and died while its father .was absent on a voyage ,Y from ^ which ho iievc^ ^otVned. The mother, anxious to "preserve the re j^fkinBujBnd^beiugf^qowntftof S!aj»y ftthojr method, piclded the ilifant. She becamoso attached to her dea^ child'in. this sta^o t^t she,objected to bo without it. I confess. I 'feltW 'syfa'pittliy 'fSr^her/.ifiia gMited' ller request. 1 have never regretted it; she is a : capital servant* and her poor little relic is quite unobjectionable. I feel Biiro your i readers will view with horror the...

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HE AND HIS PA HAVE SOME ADVENTURES IN CHICAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

^Bj'A^HIS PA HAVE SOME " ADVENtfUBES IN CHICAGO. " WHAT is this I hear atjowt your pa's being arrested in .Chicago ?!' Bfticlthe grocery.pie^n. to tW bad ;boy, a's lie camio in" With £ tm for kerosene and n jug for vinegar. " Woll, it was true'; but this police lot him go after they hit him a few licks and took him to the stationi" said the boy;, as lie got the vinegar into the kerosene paii, and tho kerosene into tho jug. " You see, pa and nip ;\vopt (lojvn tliere toistay'ovef nickt, and" have fmw Ma said slie'a ^riVtlier" we would bo away than not when they were cleaning hotiso; and pii thought it would'dji> mo good to travel, and 8>rt of get tone, And ho thought maybe I'd,_ be hotter,, and not play jokes," But I'gneljp ltria bdtfti in moi< CJDO you know, I actually think of mean things to do when I am in .(lie most solemn places ? Tlicy took me to a funerol once, and I got to thinking what a stampede there would be if tho corpse would come to life and sit up in %...

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BISHOP SELWYN IN PENRITH. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

BISHOP <SELWYN IN PENRITH. / I .ON Tuesday evening last, at the -'Church ;of jEnglajid Scjiool-rocm, Bishop1: Selwyn de livered a' very' interesting and instructive address on mission work now being carried on at Melanesia. The Bev. George J3rmvait,AUwMiIi,, and^^iyje^^cupied seats on the platform, - The Chaifmanwin; a brief {speech,, intro duced the Biftfio'p.' Be spiko in v'efy Uulo"-' gistic.terms^of the. late Bishop Selwyn-the *presenr"*b'{sli"(^V'""fatIi'ef-and""-tiro" .work carried {On by liipi/ andrgave a brief- resume of the Melanesia^ wo*k.j .',(.}/? 1 } 1 Bishop Selwyn, aft considerable length; spoke of the various works caried on in Melanesia, and the customs of the natives of vai'ious,i||la]Qds:'|,(; Space willviiot'"peritoit us to do tlio^tiirer jusjicje. ^.qantonly, say that his remarks on the various Mission work, and his description of, the . doings of the various tribes were received by His heaSera:;iii:a very^marked; manner, dtfo-said it-Whs difficultifo...

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TAKEN IN. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

TAKEN IN. Pax l^incisctf'paper'tolKflif.'following tnle ntitlio reporttlyi.ryii(l e.itfivg ',l ninn \ynoin lie supposed was one oE tlib cIcikh' stniidinjf by tlicjflro reading ilrct 'ricu-RiiniKr.ijnKf/fts lie lrfi(l fceen Suvertd liOidf Wlicr,! lt'prOT^r mm for Wnstfngnis tmiij in (lint fiisfiioii. clerk ndmittqd thnt it wnsn )Vftitcof time. The hend of the dupnftmbjrtji(i'£ip{fyitl« naked liin name aiid grew still more niigry when (no clerk told liim i{. was "none of liiq. busine-M," "I nm the post innster general," snjd lie. "We'll 1 piugliul to.hcnr if," wnti the *c"ply. l uin simply *nWMjrtho public,i yi.jjtyg jAifif ftrj nffif answer to a atmplq question, ni^a I ,snnll no much, obliged if .you wfii.usc j'our uillucncc to get mm IjVIWKfa',80X13 j DON'T DIE in" TIIK HOUSE.- "Rotifjh on lint*'' oloni'K (nit rntu, mice, bcqtlo, ronclies, b(j<l-btigs, flics, lint#, inseets. moles, jnck-rnl>l)it.H, /joplicrd._ 7Jd. iio^uyjiMs ; THICK HEADS. Heavy stoinnclis, jjnifojujj...

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ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

. i 'i 11 r ELECTRICITY. A HIGHLY interesting lecture oh electecity :wasdelivered. at, the Temporanco Hall, Pqnrith',on' Tliu£sdiiy "evening las'fby the 'Rev.1 'Adm Parsons. There was a lair at-! tendance,. Mr, Parsons said that in the ab-i sence of "a1 Chairman it would be ri'e'iessary1 for iliitnifo/afct foHiinVself.THd[was ofjogjn-j jon that ifpthero^atl,been 110 Circus ip.tqjyn; the attendance would have been "much' larger, He. briefly explained the origin of .the 'word Electricity, which\ was derived' from the Greek word, electro which meant fember/ 1 It j. yras ' discbyerefl/fthatf fajriilfeV would attract pieth,pi'eces*of pa^or, (fcc.y if: rubjjpd.,., This ,)vas iikno^wjijtp.^/Grcolcsi 'COO ^ears B.p.i they believed that nearly! every substan'co contained a spirit. There' _wero a .variety of other substances which if| rubbed wo\ild give .forth electricity, in onej form'' or . 'another.'; To . tlio'' scientific mind] itlier.0 (was i hp imoro. interesting subject] thhn electric...

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SKIMMINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 23 June 1883

SKIMMINGS. A.^gejitlomag of pount wits going out in his carrig'e. to make somtfxttU$;with^^v,vii;ifo, visiting,,oardB'. . Ho orderodv^i|Ei;?pp<i^p.n, .^vlip'irjecontly^cfli^o into his soflyicso, to" go'to . tho .maptlegiecp. ,iu .hi^siUingfoo^ ftWbrhig 'til® cards ilio should seQ, tliove.. Tlio scr vantr'did < as 'ho was' ordered, . retained .the articles to be used as directed, and off started the gentleman s'diiding in the foot man with cards whenever tho " not at home" noccurred. "As ? were very .'pumorbu^,'' he' tUrrie[d'to hisrservariHWth,' tlio qtiesiipn,' ^re ileft<?,".. says;, tlie fpbtm'aii,, ,v,ery iiiiip<jbiitljr, ;'* thbre's tlie . king i>of .. spades,; . the;, six of hearts, and:tho aco of!i.oiiib8."' ^ '.'-Tho douco \" oxclaimod_his master. '' That's goner,13 B&ftl Jotifi? f ."**-* > M t i s ?» * ".?Lrty dfflyour ovefedat) oriyou/w.qn'jt feel it when.tyou, gotout," said,tlio,.thpjandlqrd of a western inn toiatgu...

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