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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
IIOIXO WAY'S OlXTMEXT AXD PCLLS. — ttllOU- matism nnd rhoinutio gout nro tho most drondod of all dUoasos, bocuuso thuir victiums know that thoy nro safe at no season, nnd nt no ago socuro. TloIIowuy's Ointiuont, after fomentation of tho painful parts, gives grantor rolioE than auy otlior application, but it must bu diligently used to obtain this desiiviblo lo-tuH. Jt has boon highly ooimniindod by rliGiiinntio subjects of all agos nnd of both saxes for roudorintr their attacks loss froijuont and rigorous ; avid for repressing the .Hour perspirations and ^nothing tho norms. In many cases moving rhouinatism and rhou matic gout -which had as.-ailcd persons previously healthy and in tho prime of lii'o.— Auv. PLAINT PORMS for tho above Court can bo obtainod at tho office of this papor. Wat. Eraser Martin, 107, Sussex yRcrans/^syjDNEY. For tho sale of yannv/Rroduco, .principally. Maizo ar.d all othor Grains,/Iay, Potaloos, Pigs- Poultry, &c. ft/fU. CHRISTOPHER MURRAY, of Numba, JL...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
I- '?' ' ? '\T7'ANTED, a Fuhi/o Gunural SERVANT* YV Apply to VjWtfi* 11. Elyard, Nowra. ? . ,OOAA TO LEND^riouror fivo yenrs, on| c&*J\J\- MoitjmapT/Ii-oohoId Ptopoitv. at 8 por cont. per annftfi/ Apply to Mil. T. It. . 5 ' .RICHARDS, Solicitor, Nowra. ME. J. MARtfAOK, of tho University of1 Syduov (by leanest), will givo Lesions in LATIN, FRENCIf GREEK, mid MATHE MATICS dminjj 4(liJ yracation— about throo months. Applicmonft 4« to Terms, &c, should bo mado bofoio tho li)ih msl. to tho undersigned. M. Mfi.ini.VCK, I Public Pchool, NoWra. * ' ' ' ' ' t? « Eil M A Si E2, S , a paddock- of rimm oaten hay, inv '*i/jL cocks, for pai/ioiiliiis.'nnplj'-ttr' ? j a. f .OflESnAAL cvv^v -; . , iCdbbago Tico Creek, ? - '? I NoWmTlill. rT-T3BS0NS wWihi^ty/.Sail' MAT/E 1o tho . JL Co-opor.ili\ojMo/i/iif»' for y.ilo, can bo supplied with ]JA(/s ./'/ipf/viu'' to ' ' J0UNT MO/AOIUX. or ? , / -'-/- ' \V. KKNSJ5DY, f'i ' Uiioctors. *.'-- Shoallm von, 20th Hoptombor, 1SB1. ~/^VN and afte...
MISCELLANEOUS. Mr. Roseby and his Crities. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
MISCEB.BiAltffcGWtfg. Sir. Ktoscby and Ills Critics. The following was contributed by tho ' Planeur ' to the Freeman's Journal : Poob little Tompewance Wosoby, M.P., hns had a sick old time of it lately. Pirst of all tho Shoalhaven 'bushies' free-selectod about 50 yards of grasshopper ground, and called it Roseby Park. The Southern Cicero of courso openoned tho same with a seven-hours' spooch and with tears in his eyes ho implored tho multi tude of 15 assembled not to degrade thoir beau : tiful park to tho level of a dowu-tho-harbour pic-nio ground, and above all things not to bring down his groy hairs with sorrow to tho 'gwave,' by allowing onvpty ' bwottlos to lio awound.' Nothing'gave him 'gwoater' pain than tho sight of a ' demnition dead marine,'' and I remark, it's tho samo here, for an empty bottle always recallsithe ' memory of tho past,' when I used to chew-a junk of salt ling to pro voke a thirst, and when tho dead marine was full of ' bull-dog.' ; However, tho crowd spent...
POETRY. December. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
JPOETKY. Dccciubcr. ? . Tun month whoso fnco is Imliiunw ! She brings - . 'WiUi her tho (tlory of mnjectin Ihinira. %. - What -ironla of ]ight--\vhi\t liifrli rcaplendent phroso Dave I for nil the lusiro of her dnvn ! Bhocomci-, nnd carrira in her shiiiins,- sphere August traditions of the world's Rrcnt jc«r. Tlie noblo tule which lifts f lio human raco Hiw madn n mornine of ha mcml Cane. Now in Mm emerald home of flower nnd wing. Tho winds lire full of anthems; and a'liito Speaks in the listening lulls when nipht is mute ; And tlirouirh dim traclw where talks the roynl treo There flouts a Rrind hymn from the mtahtjr sea r And where tho gray qrave, pnnilerinit mountains stand High muMC lives. Tho plnco is holy land ! Hksbv Kksdai.!.. / — Sydney Mail.
Kangaroo Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
K4.atisa«-«-- 'Wullcy. V [PBOX A COltllESrOXBEST.l ^ Mn. Ibels' CoKOEttT.— On WodnestTay, 7th i instant, Mr. Oarl Ibols, Professor of Music, otc, j from Nowra, assisted by lady and gontlomen a friends, gavo a concort in tho Cosmopolitan ™ Hall. Tlio woathor was very hot und sultry, / but tho hall was pretty woll filled, and tho con- J cert passed off 2-lensnntly, nlthongh as a nilo tho ^fli J)ii pennies horemako ita practiso to display thoir ' larnkin procliritios. Mr. ]3oll. teacher of tho & Public school, occupied tho chair, and in a fow ? appropnato remarks pointed out tho vnlno of ^L uiucuu, uiiiiruuwnuin aiiu auuiiiii^ , .11111 biiuu v .?? announced tho first piece on . tho programme to /,jH bo ' Husarcnritt,' which was ably porformod ? 'X' on' two harmoniums, : by Mi.«3 Elliott and W Professor. Ibols. VTho next was n chorus, by tho- m. company, 'vWiiko, woliq, tho light is breaking,' » woll sung, in, harmonj-, and applauded, k ''Ailvanco, Australia,' sung, by Mr. J. H ...
DISTRICT NEWS. Cambewarra. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
JUISTKICT IV13WS. L^BOM OTJn, OOltKESPONDENT.] Camucwarra. The annual school treat, in connection with tho Church of England Sunday School horo, took place on Friday, the 2nd instant. Tho woathor was flno and thero woro somo sovonty or eighty children present as woll as thoir parents, includ ing of courso somo not connected with that church. At noon tho children and visitors snt down to a repast prepared by a numbor of ladies counooted with tho school. Tho room was taste fully decorated with ovorgreens, etc., and it need hardly bo said that tho little ones thoroughly onjoyed and appreciated the treat so liberally provided and meted out to them by Indies who take a deep interest in tho well-being of tho pupils. Tho ltev. J. Elkin, who is shortly to tako his dopartui'0 to Lithgow, addrossod tho little people and appeared to havo boon woll llndorstood, nnd tho Kov. F. Bldor and Rov. J. W. Dymock (Prosbytoiian)of Broughton Crook, delivered improssivo and appropriate addresses. Iu recogn...
Trabeller. A FOREST SCENE BESIDE THE AMAZON. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
fcfrrito A POREST SCENE BESIDE THE' AMAZON. ? On tho third evening after our departure from Bogota, wo encamped on tho bunks of tho Kio Patainayo (a. tributary of the Amazon), in a groso of majestio adansonias, or monkoy fig-trees. High over our heads wo heard auinceseant grunting and chatter ing, but tho ovening was too far advanced for us to distinguish the Httlo creatures that inovod in tho top branohus oE tho tall trees. The, next morning, huwevor, tne uoisu recommeucod, and wo sivw that tho grantors woro a Bort of small racoons, and tho chatterers a troop of monos, or capuchin inonkoyB. After a consultation with tho Indians, wo fustoned our monkey, Billy, to a string, and made him go up tho tree as high us wo could drive him without betray ing our presonco to hia lelaiivea. Wo hud no traps for catching them, but out plan was to lot thorn come near onough for us to shoot one of the mothers without hurt ing her babies. Billy's rope, us we had expected, got entanglou before long, ...
Commercial Intelligence. South Coast ans West camden Co-operative Company (Limited). SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
C-»iii»i--i*ciicll finite! EhK'***'**-* Soittii C«M»sfc ati«S West t:s:m-Icni -L'o- opon'aUve t'«-nn[»atiy (HiiE«i-e«l). , SYIWHV MauKKT 1'ltlni'iB. A VERY active demand vf us oxperioncod during tho wholo of last week for nonrly nil fho loading ?-, satticlos in faun uml duiiy pioduco. Butler sold ' :. ,, ; .'well at Cd to 7d, and wo h.ivo raisod tho prico to - ', , ' ' tid 1 on Monday last for all profovotitial 11 ? brands.' Bacon lsunaltoiod, Chooro is in fair '?demand— pi ices a little lowor. Pigs and calvos f.;} -i.-flt for inavlcot in good doiiKind at full Values. 1 -? ', Eggs have impmved: wo sold on Friday last at is (id per dozon. Maizo ulso improved during '? ' tho wook, and .it its close was worth 4s 2d to -is -\''' _ 3d- por bushol, and is to-day woith fiom 4s 4dto ' 4a 6d par bushel. ? '_ - v*.,-]Jolovr wo givo gouoral quotations. ? ''''' £? e. d,' , £?' a- d.. Butter, best, per, lb... 0. .0 7 ,to 0 0 8 ? ' Ditto, seconds ditto.. 0 ? 0 0 ? „ -0,0 6' JJncon, ditto* ? '.. 0...
Agriculture. STATION, FARM, AND GARDEN. OSTRICH FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
SrsTtfirffiTIT STATION, FARM, AND GARDEN. OSTRICH FARMING. Bx JoMDUCTOO. It is no ordinary gratification, in this por tion ol our issuo, to be r.ble to givo details of tlioubflolnto uuccoeBWhinh has so far followed ostrich fnrmiug in tho oolonies, and wnioh in very Hkoly to follow the industry until it in fully notabliuhed amongnt us. As pre liminary, however, to what has boon dono in the colonioa, it may bo woll to spo npon what basis the businoES of ostriab retiring hae grown in tho Oapo of Good Hopo, now tho principal part of tho world lor ostrich feoHmra. Barely twenty years have paBEod Hiaoti iur. iirtnar x;ougiuau, *uo piunuur ju regular oatrinh farming, made n ooninienoe ment, Mr, DouglasB does not nusunio to bo tho first man who ovor owned a tame ostrich, but to him undoubtedly belongs a oon Biderable share of the credit of developing the regular breeding of ostriohes in a tame statn, and the rogular farming of their feathers. Twenty .years sinoe, all the oslrieh feathers us...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
?.????'?.? ??'??? 'Air item in Saturday's cablo nows slatos that ' ? ??''? tlifriug a panic wliioli was oroalod by tho fall of '?a lam-]) on tho slngo of the ICing'H Thentio, ? '' ''Vionnri ?(AiiMnu), mi uppiillnig los^ of lifo -? ? ocounod, annul !)00 poiiiWM brtingl.illi'd owing ' to Iho stiimpi'ili* iii.iilu lui tho (Iooih, ?\\luoli '' ' becoinuiinpiisunblo, owmt- to Iho oiush of. per sons attempting to oscapo.
TO MY DOG " BLANCO." [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
TO MY DOG ' BLANCO.' : My dear, dumb friond, low lying there, A willing vassal at my feet, ? Glad partner of my home and fare, My shadow iu the street. I look into your great brown oyes, ; ' ; Where love and loyal homage shine, And wonder where the difforenco lies .Between your sonl and mine 1 For all of good that I have fonnd Within myself or humankind/ ' Hath royally informed and orowned Your gentle heart and mine. ' '.'?' : I soan the whole broad osrth aronnd ~~ For that one hoart whiob, loalarid.tr'tjo,! ' Bears friendship without end or bound, And find the prize in you. ? I trust you as I trust the' stars; Nor cruel Iobb, nor flooff of pride, Nor beggary, nor dungeon-bars, Can move' you from my Bide! As patient undor injury ' , . . .. As any Ghtiatian suint of old, As geutlo be i a lamb with me, . But with your brothers bold ; More playful than a frolio boy, ? ? Moro watohful thsm a sentinel, ' -' By day and night your oonstmt joy To guard and ploaseme woll. I clasp your head u...
SERPENT CHARMING IN TUNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
SERPENT 0 HARMING IN TUNIS. Close by the gate wo pass a naked per former. with a charming picturesque crowd around him. Arabs leaning a^aiout their camels, slaves sitting oa their burdens, negreases resting thuir water pois, mullled Arab women squinting with ono eye through their veila, soldiers with grounded ffuns. cake Bellara for^Hhtina- tiimr It\li-1a. boys, girls, women, in dazzling combina tions ot costume and colour floating in the mellow transfiguring splendour of the level sun. It is tho exhibition of a big Arab Borpent charmer, who juet now i3 sitting down in the midst of his serpontfl, livid, Joathsome. Ha is now approaching the climax of his extraordinary perform ance ; one by one he feizes his Eago-coloured victims, twists them roand his brow, his neck, each arm, and rising to his feet, around hiB loins and bis legs ; ejaculates, denounces, imprecates, standing still tho while, then suddenly he commences a eorioa of frantic gesticulations, leaping, writhing, and- dancin...
THE TENURE OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
THE TENURE OF LIFE. An- indnstriouB German, Baron G. ¥. Kolb, has lately compiled a book of universal statiatioa whioh furnishes muoh food for thought. HiB figures show that every actvanoa made by a people in morality, in profitable and healthy omploymen), and useful knowledge, brings it nearer to the ideal — tho greatest natural tennrti of life. Domes'io virtue ab' tells- favourably on the heiHth aad wealth ot a poiaiiation. Tans iu Bavari-J, oat of 1000 children born r,li7e ; theio diod, ol loghiiriute oc.ihlrou, 218 bcyx snd 212 girls ; ol illegitimate, 3t5\ boyx un-! 342 airiB. Out of 100 ohildron. Buckled by their mothere, only 18-2 diod during thu first year ; oi thoeo nnmoa by wilt nuraes, 29-33 diod ; of thoiie Rriifioiully fed, GO died ; of those bronght up iu inaihutions, 80 died in tho 100. The inflnenoa of prosperity or poverty on mortality ia also shown by Baron Kolb. Taking 1000 well-to-do poieon3 and anothor 1000 of poor persons — after five yours (hero remained ulive...
Science. THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 15 December 1881
Rtimi. THE PREVENTION QP DISEASE. 'Piievkniio^ i» better than euro nnd far oheapur,' Baid John Lioko, twn hundred ypois ogo ; nnd tbo history of medioil saience has sinoo made it moro and tu:.-ro prob'ililo that, iu a Btriotor sonso of thn word, yrovontlon is^ tho only poswiblo nuro. By obEorviog tho honllh lawa ol ntttuio, ft sound constitution can bo vtiry oBoily Iirosntvod, but, if n violatiou of thoao l«wn hue brought on a dii;e»ei), all wn onn do by way of ' onriug' Iliat aisnaaojjis to removo £he OBnnn; iu other word*, to prevent tbo oonlionnd ouarntiou of tho prmtioposiug oironniBti-no:-s. SuppreBBiui; tho nymptoms in any other way moanH only to ob«U(;o tho form of tho diseaBO, or lo postpone its crisis. Than, merourial salvos will oloanse tho akin by driving tho nloers from tho eurfnoo to tho intorior of tho body ; oriatos Rtop a flux only by paralysing tbo bowels— -.«., turning Shoir morbid uotivity into a morbid inao tivity ; tho symptoms of pneumonia oou bo Bupprostoit by...
SATISFACTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 22 December 1881
SATISFACTION'. ' I ? 'By Janet 'Oaebokd; ' :-i. I '!!,'An-lI,wiU placo within thoni, as. a'guulp/ -,.-,,. I '.. My uiux-ii'o conscience. -. ? ' .-, ' . -.h'1 (,:r !'??:? ??!.'-'?.: ?: ? -Milton's 'Pahadise LpsT^f ,i,, I .TiiB' little! ,' cottage',. 'oalledi by ppurtesj'Jj' V Tho Parsonage,' in Bolunda, is wrapped in' uttor darkness, sayo a bright gleam of lamp light that , illumined the tiny, : ourtainod' Window of the minister's room. .The .little! tnwnsTiin is.ftfe rfisfc. .all tho dav's noiso:and broil aro past, and every tired head is on its pillow. Evon tho noisy jingling hotols aro closed — no light anywhere but this glaring square, which, by its brightness, makes tho dark night 'darker. ' ',' '''...' ;', :, .'!:' Humphrey Gray, tho minister, Bits-^r, though it is past midnight — at his writing desk; his head supportod on his hands, an open diary before him. As he reads, and, tui-nB the leaves slowly, tho gravity of his always grave faco becomes more Bottled; inoro sombre.'' '...
MY MATE'S LOCKET. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 22 December 1881
MY MATE'S LOCKET. By Caul A. FiiiHEito. CHAPTER I. He was a broad-shouldered, loosoly-hung man, with kindly bluo eyes, and light brown ourling hair ; a good-tompored fellow, who never seemed put out unless someouo took him for a Gorman, whioh was ofton enough, for though ho spoko English well ho had a dooidodly foreign accent, and they are not particular in discriminating nationalities in tho bush. Ho was a Dane, and took groat pains to explain that his namo, Nils Eriokson, was not Gorman at all. To mo, at least, tho explanation had boon thoroughly mado, for wo woro matos and had boon knooliiug about on the Gilbert, and tho Northern goldfiolds generally, for a long timo. Although wo wore suoh eloso friends I did not know much of his previous caroor, and thero was ono thing which oftou oxoitod my curiosity. Undor his shirt ho oarried a loeket, suspended round his neck by a stout, leathorn chain, and this was not an ornament that diggers usually woar. It had ofton occurred to mo to qu...
A CONSCIENTIOUS STRANGER. A BULLOCK TOWN IDYLL. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 22 December 1881
A CONSCIENTIOUS STRANGKEB. A BULLOCK TOWN IDYLL. By Mahctts Clahke. / Wiien Bullook Town heard that Tom Trowbridgo had boon made a Justioo of the Poaco, it — metaphorically, of oourso — pulled ?up its collars aud gazed at tho universo -with inoro defiant oyo. '? ' '?.„??'? In days gono by, Bullook Town had not been without its early indiaorotionB and a J.I', to it thon was an aooursed thing. But as tho inhabitants— Fighting Fitzgerald, Old Man Horn, Flash Harrv. and the husband of Bluffeni's Bet — grow older they ?becamo moro conservative in thoir ideas, and altorod many opinions whioh thoy onco possosaod upon tho righta of property. Tom Trow bridgo, to uao his own graphic expression, was ' tho Boss of tho Shanty.' His estab lishmont was a sort of combination of tavern, store, and bant. Ho had been tho first man to Bettlo in Bullook Town, and ho owned, so to speak, everybody in it. None so fit as ho for tho dignity of a J.P.-ship, and when the Honourable Mr. Somothing or other dis c...
THE NEW YEAR'S GIFT. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 22 December 1881
y^mi^^Swvi^hJAB'S' 'OTPT. i. ....V. . , _.By FBANK'MoBLEiV ','? ' ' il.ilPSjipapajlj.jsee v^hat.the,lfairies ,..,,,' ?('J'Bro light me down from Heaven last nighl 'Thus, a'ourly-hdaded'urohiri-— ? ': ? ? ' '' ''? .^JpiuBJeyeB'danciriij'Syith delight1— ' '^' ' While ho held aloft in triumph :- '?? : '?' Preaen'ta, (frpm tbe elfin sphere,'/ JTourid thajiimorning, in his stooking— - . . 'i 'Tokens' of™ glad New Year:, ..',- , Gaudy toys, of wondrous value, ,' , Borne on -wings of gladsome Sprite Down tho in'arvol- working chimney ' ' ,:,jln tbe glorioua summer night. ' ''']. AJlnigbt' long bo lay 'a1, thinking ';,,Oit\xe fairies— '( Would, they bring Somethingj too, for little Johnny, '. , ' ?' Tuoked beneath a pixy's wing f ! .?.-? How can fairies fly or. flutter , . ?From tbd' sky, -with cake and toysj '?':.'? ?'Down the dliiiriney ?'— theri'a moonbeam Shot a ray' upon the boy's , ..' ' Eyea wide open, arid he' saw them' Darioing down the shining elope— ? Forma fantastic, wings trans...
Marsupial Meditations. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 22 December 1881
Marsupial Meditations. Of what is yonder ' old man ' thinking, Bnckini? 'gainst tlio ' stringy bnrk. 'Does he ponder, idly dreniniriu, Meditating questions dark ? ? Does ho wonder at the seeming Want of thought, that all. hia gazetted . ' In the schcdulo of the ark ? Is he hurt that, while the lion, ' Tiger, elephant, giraffe, 1 Species, greut and Email, uiiun , maliali . ('ccpting his, unique, Austra lian) ? Wero nmdo noto of in the boat Cnnfain Noah, of nricicut his ' fry,, - ' ?:''..?, 'Toll us,' old mnn, 'what's ' tho mj-Bt'ry '/' ?:?-.; HiB eyes, havo lost their, soft neas tender. . *^ ? Four, his troubled gnze denotes, Ho neither nittscs o» tradition, Mr; Noah, gii-afles, nor bonts, (lot these, human v?siouVoS'; He's n-wnitlng to defend, a ' Pierce attack from ' this hem'.' -liff. ClIAS. TUIINEn. . *^
Poetry. SEEKING REST. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven Telegraph — 22 December 1881
§0itrgr SEEKING BEST. - Ob ye tbat faro staid those breathless plaoes, Spending yonr souls 'tnixt factory and mart, Ye whose quick eyoa and. pale and eager ? '.' faoeB . Beveal tlio^xoatleEa heart, What are yon seeking in yonr ieyer'd labour, That knows no pause through all the Each lor himself and no man for his neighbour, What is that ye Beek ? ?? Oil some seek bread— no more— Ufa's mere : subsistence. And some . seek wealth and ease — the oommon quest ; And some seek fame, thaVhovers in the dis tance ;' Bat all are seeking rest. ' Oar temples throb, our brains are taming, turning, ?Would God that what we strain at were possoss'd ; God |knows our sonls are paroh'd and blaok with yearning ; God knows we faint for res V He went hia way. a haggardjehape and ^_. dreary. His hard faoe set toward the kindled WeBt; / And, lol a voioe, 'Oome nnto Me, ye wea»y, And I .will give yon rest.' — Frederick Zanglridge, in Good TPords.