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TIT BITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
TIT BITS. It was during a fresh wind. ' Aren't you afraid your house will be swept away f was asked of a man who lived on the bank of the raging river. ' No, there's too big n mortgage on the house,' replied the owner, cheerfully. He was Candid. — Tramp : ' No sugar nor milk in my coffee, muni, please. Sugar is bad for me, and milk gives me dyspepsia.' Lady : ?' You are very careful of your health.' Tramp: 'It's necessary, mum. If I didn't keep my health, I couldn't trump about as a sick num.' Mistress (to new cook) : ' Bridget, the soup is quite cold. Didn't I tell you to warm the tureen T' Bridget : ' Yis, mum, but I thought the soup wud warrum it.' A man may be truthful in everything else, hut he always played a better game of billiards several years ago than he does now. ' If I should U-)1 you, dear,' be said, 'that my love for you had grown coH ; that I had ceased to care for you, and that the happy time when I shall ckim you as my orniest own will never, never be, would it rea...
Like and Unlike. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
Like and Unlike. A dog was accidently present during divine service in a Scotch kirk, where the worthy minister was in the habit of speaking very loud in the sermon, and, in fact, -when he got warmed with his subject, of shouting al most to the top of his voice. The dog, who in the early part had been very quiet, be came auite excited, us is nof. nnrnmmnn wif K some dogs when hearing a noise j and, from whining and whining, as the speakers voice rose loud and strong, at last became to bark and howl. The minister, naturally much; annoyed at the interruption, called upon the pew-opener to put out the dog ; and he a once expressed his readiness to obey th order, but could not resist the temptation tc look up to the pulpit, and to say very signifi cantly : ' Aye, aye, sir ; but indeed it wa yourself began it.'
A Pair of Them. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
A Pair of Them. A stylish-looking man walked into a bank during the interval for lunch, the cashier alone having remained at his post to rectify an error in the books. ' Monsieur,' said the intruder, exhibiting a revolver, ' I shall feel obliged by your handing me at once 503,000 francs.' The cashier obeyed without sayinj; a word. and the man walked out unmolested. A quarter of in hour afterwards the clerks re turned. The cashier uttered a wail of des pair, and related what had happened, stating that a million of francs had been stolen. In course of time the thief was taken into cus tody, and -while in prison was visited by our ca:hier. ' My dear friend,' he said, ' you are char ged with the robbery of a million of francs.' ' Why, it was ouly half that amount I' ' I am perfectly aware of that ; I took the other half myself. .Submit .to be sentenced for a million, and when you have served your time, we will divide tbe money.' The strangest part of tbe business is that the scheme wad ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
THE COMMERCIAL BAftKINC CO of Bytinay, :moruya branch. ?Capua ? jtaoo.ooe 'RaaaTveaFundj ? £600,000 Rewire for fiqaaliiatfon of Dividends £ns,00C A DVANCEH maac/bills discounted, depositi n ?£*- 'oeived, Aheqnei »Hected, drafts issued- on al thi;princlpal t6wm in the Aoitralian colonies, -Ala iirtlrtat' Britain, and all 'usual 'Banking bushes transected a» carreat rates. 3E.-A.-BMMPIELD. Manager. fOOACHBUILDISG AND WHEELWRIGHT.NC ESTABLISHMENT, CffCUCB ST., SfoRUTJU A. MILIJKIN, BKOS'tti infann'tlra'tniMic gonerMW-'Jhiit lit is Vl.rurciei. * Ucock Jf'th.r'eert ?Artmi-.-in liml..r for ibcgfy inmUM«-Se«ted]tvggicifmm ... £.15 up\rar-ls. .-SinJto do. do. ... i30 da. All other ??eliidw. .11 i^nrJly'low price Khsgght.«iia'GMnea Rcpnfrrd tv,'d iHe-piifvltil on tilt slmrtnit notin. WOnSESHOBrNG IHJNK ONinSEPRESfKES. Bricks! Bricks! irTIBE^UNPERSICKBr) 'I* prepnnd to supply J_ OCKill WELn.Ili;BNKi)«KIfK.S, in am ?qnafititiM .t the Kiln 12 per J 000 Tor ilcliweil ti- 'any.partof Monjya at tf...
LATEST NEWS. BY TELEGRAPH. PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
LATEST BEW& JB7 TELEGRAPH. PRODUCE MARKET Mr H. Clarke, Produce Merchant, Vic toria Wharf, Sydney, reports Butter, 6d to lOd Bacon 5d to 7d Cheese 7d to 9d Lard 3d to id Hides 3d to 3Jd Bark, £6 to £S Maize, 3s Od Eggs, lOd to Ud per doam. Sydney, Tuesbat. F. X. Barker, Circular Quay, reports : — Wattle Bark very firm, best southern up to £3 10s.
Bergalia M. I. and D. Society Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
Bergalia M. I. and D- Society Enter tainment TIip fir?t social entertainment of the above soi'ii-iv luok place at Ucrgalia on Thursday nijfhr '2ini inst. This Society has been in existence six nionilip, holding weekly meetings which have always Inren well attended. It was decided some time ago to give an entertain ment oi a social character ana to invite me friends of the menil-ers to attend, so that they alight hove an opportunity of judg-ing for them selves of the work done by the Society and the extent tb whicli the members had profited by lliat ivork. It iviis, Jionuver, necessary to draw o line eomewlierc a? rcgnrds the invita tions, so it was decided vlr.it each member elionld hnyp lhc right to invite two friends, ex cept in tlie case of married members, who should have the right to invite their families. Mr. Joseph Anderson, manager of tlie Bergalia Estate, kindly placed the lnrge ham at the disposal of the Society for the festive occasion, lie and Jus assistants went to a gr...
Clippings. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
Clippings. By the death of Lawrence llotcoe Jerome, the uncle of Lady Buidolph Churchill, at ' the age of 69, New York has lost one of its most prominent and characteristic figures. Mr. Jerome was nearly as well known in London as in New York. He was, writes a correspondent, one of the few honest alder mOTi iinrfor T.lip nlA TurpAfl iwirn /if ivtrrnn ?-???-n, -when, if Mr. Jerome had been a, dis n°ne8----ianl he could have made at that time many miiii^,,. He died leaving but a moderate fortune. He ^ an enthusiastic patron of the tnrf, «n«. wag one of t)je mo8t, noted athletes of the day. -gjg lagt jnne3S was bronght on by O'er-ewtion in the Adirondack Mountains, where hb went on a hunting expedition with the Duv of Marlborough during his lordship's visit, lit. was the founder of the Jerome Park race -conrse, and was noted far and wide for his lavish hospitality and generous disposition. He was one of &w last of this type of character, rapidly pawang away in the country. Hn w...
When the Chickens Come Home. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
?When the Chickens Come Home. You may take the world as it comes and goes. And you will be sure to .find* That fate will squire the account the owes, Whoever conies out behind ; And all things bad that a man bas done, By whatsoever induced, Kcturn at last to him, one by one, As the chickens come home to roost. Yon may scrape and toil, and pinch and lavo. While your hoarded wealth expands, Till the cold, dark shadow of tho grave Is nearing jour life's last sands ; You will have your balance struck sonic night, And you'll find your hoard reduce,]. You'll view your life to inotlcr light When thi- chickeus come home to rooat. Vou can atirt your soal and starve your lieart With the ImskB of u lurren creed', But Christ vill know if yt,u play a part, Will kn™ in yn.ir hour of nued ; And tliim as you' wait fur Jt.itii Ui come What hone can there be deduced From a treed alone ? You will lie there dumb While jour chickens come home to roost. Rniv no vnn will, thorp*1! timn In rp.in Vox the Ro...
Passing Thoughts. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
Passing Thoughts, Throughout even- part uf Now Snnlh Wales cuinea tlie dismal .cry. ?? w uiur, min, water!' tin' jrrass is parched, tlie cattle arc |-oriFhin^. and uuvv we liavu entered on the hoi dry season of Di'ceinber. Tlie outlook is a dreary one for fanners and graziers, and will react on cvorv liraiirli of industry. The circulation of money yets cramped, and tlie careful who reduce their oxjwiiditnre to providing o&ly the essential requisites of household need, will manage to outlive a year of scarcity. Why, ' O why ! ' in such a case of ex tremity do we not join as one in accord and lift up the heart to Him whu sits above the clonds and can draw them with their dense watery clement and uliower it down iu copious abundance? Isit that we doubt His power so to act, and His willingness to pour down -the hlessful boon ? lk-gune dastardly unbelief ! Try Him, try Him. He is goud, even to the unworthy. Yonr worthy Presbyterian Minister's (Rev. J. H. Archibald) notes of a vis...
A Madrid Mother Murdered by an Ungrateful Son. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
A Madrid Mother Murdered by an Ungiateful Son. The Madrid pulilic believe that they have got the truth of the murder which startled that capital two months ago and has kept it in a state of seething excitement ever since. The correspondent of the London 'Daily News' tells the story of the crime in vivid language. After midnight on the first July the police and watchmen entered the second Firencarral, where the [.orters and neighbors had heard noises and noticed smoke. The judge, who is always on duty for oases of crime, entered the apartment with the police and 'their attention was immediately at tracted by a had smell and smoke proceed ing from the- front rooms. There they found the occupant of the apartment lying dead in tl.e alcove by. her bed. -The deceased lady, a women of about 55 years of age, had been stabbed to death, and the assassins had heaped clothes over the lower limbs, and had poured petroleum on them, to ?which they had set light. The fire had charred and dis figure...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 28 November 1888
*40 SHEFFIELD HANDICAP TO BE RUN AT MORUYA, ON 2M JANUARY, 1889. Full particulars in future issue. R. H. HARBISON. WILLIAM BOOT. H. STRUDWICt ' BOOTMAKER, Vulcan-streei, Mornya, (ADJOINING TIMES OFFICE), BlOliS tu announce that he has commenced bnai iii-ks us above, and hopes to secure a fair bliiirt: of piitrunage. Public Notice. W. A. LYNCH rj'UKES*lii$ opportunity to Thank the public of J. Jfnruya for THE VKRY LH1ERAL PAT KONAUK bestowed on him during the last three yum, and wishes to inform them that he has now opened uii a eplendW 6to.:k of TWEEDS, COAT lNGSim.l SUITINGS ; and gentlemen will find his Establishment replete with every requisite for a FIRST-CLASS TAILORING TRADiS. Ab I conline myself to order work only, gentlemen may depend on having their orders faithfully executed. 1 have on hand -tome splendid Mosgiel Tweeds' (wliiuh have taken 1st priles both on the Continent anil in thi- Coluuius, and ere well recommended) ; also some beautiful \V»r*tul Suitings -and Trouser ...