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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

'We are inclined to doubt if we can do tho people of this agricultural district a better turn than by recommending to their notice ascertain farming implement which is adver tised on the front page of the Telegraph : ?we mean ' Finlnyson's Reversible Plough.' We do this the more readily at the present juncture, because- this- result of the lato ploughing-.matcli hold under the-auspices of tho JSinma Agricultural and Horticultural' Society might appear in a superficial view rather calculated to discredit tho. particular implement, of the great value of which wo Lolieve everyone who has given it a fair trial is thoroughly convinced. ? Tho fact that the match was held at Gor ringong may be said to have told in more ways than one with reference to our obj oct in writing this article. In the first place, the 'majority of those who havo hitherto adopted: the implement dwell on the further side of' the town of Kiama, in the neighbourhood of Jamberoo, where, in fact, so far as concorns thes...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

DEATH; On tho lOtbof April, at the residence of hor undo, Mr John Monaghan, Mayfiold, Maryann Jane, the beloved wife of ' William Kennedy Watson, of Balmain; and only daughter of the late James Maguiro, of Greenhills, aged 26 yflora, . AND S1T0ALJ7A YEN ADVERTISER' Published 'every Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1879.

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Telegraphic Intelligence. SYDNEY. WEDNESDAY, 8 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

T«IegrapI»i« Intclliguncc. ?-.' f^romyOnr. .Teiegraphle Oorrc«[.ondent.b s i SYDNEY. Wr.n.vr.sDAY, 8 p.sr. ; ? Kie Uppor Houso positively rofuso to entertain' . . s.tho mossago from tlio Assoniblv respoeting tho ' Parliainontary Powers and Pm-ilogos Bill , which was l-ojoctod by majority of eighteen tofivo, . . ,»nd concerning tlio Additional Judges' Bill, roforrod the ? Assembly's meg .-ago to a.,- Soloofc Oommittco. Mr. Copoland's resolutions respecting. Gold Mining JjQusoii woro negativod, and !Mr. M'lOlhono's motion oil tlio question of tho logahty I^ SntUor'and, so^tu,wnsrefQped.to a.Scloat Tlio consideration of tlio third olauso of tho Land Bill ongagod tho roinamdor of the sifting wnthout bomg finally doalt with, though sovomli ninondmonts woro proposod. 1 - Tho English Mail aia Suez i8 signalled.

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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An Editor's Dream. Extracted from? [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

,,0 f ? '*'uWK* I ? una i!.' .tu-Kditor'H Drcunii 1 ' , Extracted froint-t 1-iiai) a,.drcam tho other night, -1 Whon ovorything was still — . ? P dreamt that each subscribor; C'amo up and paid his bill. Each woro a look of honesty, And smilos woro in each oyo — And as thoy anticd up the cash Ikey cried, ' How'-s that for high ?' r—tiyiiiif.il 1'itiirh.- '

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Original Contributions. From Sydney to England. VIA SUEZ CANAL. IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

\ ©rSginiml Contributions. , ?[ - Ei'«iu hvtlncy to KiieIiiiuI, . . VIA SUEZ CANAL. [By Video.] , ,17. Aflonnt'suTisot-pregontodapiotiirosoindSBcrib- i ?.?ablyj'gnind;that''I shall romombor -it. ovor, so - : Btrongly did it impross itsolf upon my; momory.i 1 ? ? As tho 'vossol approached it, like a Kaleidoscope ? . ? it presented diltoront voiws totally unlike eachll othoi ; and I bud no soonor. finished: a - rough* ; sketch, asatv'thon appeared, when everything i ? ? : about at -socmod to-boda-nnsforined, -necessitating- 1 ? ? . 'anothoiuBkoteh. At- a- dwtanco:-.of'two miles, I ? 'Adon'appoars to nso abruptly out of. tho; watori 1 ill stately solitudo — it is wholly of volcanic forma- s . tion .and. composed of roclc, hideous, . craggy, 11 irroguhiv,- and as black as night; -and destitufeof anyvestlgo or vogotation. Soporatod ironv this: ' i gigantic and lowoi'ing mass riQl j^pek, appeared.. - - .'??.'?what soomod to bo a- nuinj3)-r'.of.\.8mall islands ; strotohingfor inilos toiour...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Nowra Municipal Council. TUESDAY, APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

; ':l ' Kowra 9Iunicliial Council.-. ? . Tuesday, April 29. _! c.-JXhp Mayor ,took iho;oliair afc 7:30 p.m. Pre sent— Aldormon -Moss, Groy, Monaghan, and . JSlySrd.t ; ? Ji '.v' . f .yii-iii'--- 1,'.. Oi ? FINANCE. '(! 'i j'..; The Mayor brought 'up tho report 'of: the TinBnctffComiiiitteo, recommending payment of :BuiiiB ameuntiug to £70 19s Gd. Theroport was adopted pro formS. ^ . .l'BTmONS AND REPORTS. : Aldermai'Mofc, Who had been appointed ' by tbo fCpundil'' in conjunction with Aldorman Monaghan, to examino tlio valuators' l-oport, pointed out that cortain properties woro under valued, while others of no greater vnluo wero assessed at a liigliorrato than hithorto. Ho also oxpros^ed his surprise that according to this yoar'B valuation no land within tlio municipal district of Nowra was considered worth annually a rental of £1 per aero.- Ho also gavo instances in which properties woro assessed bolow tlio rent paid by occupier, and Was of opinion that tho rent o i property should...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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TUESDAY MAY 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

K ' TuissDlvf May 0. . ? -? The Council mot at 3.'30 'p.m.' ' Prosont— Tho Mayor, Aldormon Lamond. 'M'Lbaii.'aiid Mona i ghan:' Tho ;minutos 'of:, proviousi adjournod meeting, . and ; special mepting'.nveri'p road and I coniirmecli .v, . itftfASCE.:. In Committoo' of Pinanco,-'' tlfe 'valuators' account of £7-1 us. was receivod and itapaymontJ agreed to,/. ? - ' 'CORRESPONDENCE.' 1. Prbrn Nowra Council, rospoctiiig tlio boun dary. rood.- 2. Prom iBrougliton Crook and Bomiulerry Council, doclming to tiiko- action in tho ? opomrig ,' of ' SackleyV p'ohy fot horso traffic,-, on . the-- ground ' that tlio ? ? movo mont-- woo- promaturo.- It' was agreed, ai'tor somo conversation, that negotiations bo kopti-pon,:bya further lottdr'of oxplanatiou from the Mayor.-. ^.'-Prbm J. Stewart ot-'Brinigliton Creek, offoririg to eoll' to -tlio Council a pilo driver.-. No notion takon-, as: tho vondo'r did not state jirice,- and tho Council had no immediate iiso for siicli an implement ; but tlio lot...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Shoalhaven Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

SJioulUaven .Wotes., * '. Sinco ybiv, aro dosirous, dearly boloyod »»*?-- for wliatovor reason, of loariiing what woro my'' impressions of Shonlhavon,, I may' toll you for ' ?your consolation, :boing liko-mindod with myself, . that whon'yoii pay your first visit to tho district, , you will probably -find peculiar -satisfaction in taking lip your abode' . at* tho. Numba Hotel — presuming, of- courso, that it ; is not in flood i itiicoi'tbafi isi-tlint yOTi-rtrb'iiot overtsilton 'bj' ilood-: -- . jvnnoanore.: xuno nas poen»ac;, appears, .-.wnon- ? ktrtlosC'tllo wholo tra(fiebotwoen tln6 diiiti-ictand\ Illttwnrra followod tlio boach road,, of which, as -- I said boforo, tbo Numba Porry forms part. In . thoso days' tho Numba Hotel, wbich.stands with- - in a fo'w chains of, the landing place, must havo - done-a groatbiisinossj and was worth ii long rent. . Th'o landing; -placo-, to bo sure, bus not always boon tlio samo ; but that mado little diiforouco ? to tlio hotol. . Th'o dovolopmon...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Original Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

j Original CoFccspondciicc.. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TELEGRAPH. Sir.— It. is a sign— a bad sign — of howlittlo our - electors earo for important quostions of politics; . proporly so-called that at Mr. Rosoby's recent ? meotings in tlio electorate noono callod upon-., tho honorable ?' gontloinan. to givo any' iiCGOiinfciof'hia eonduet in regard to tlio Parlia- - mentary-I'bNvers and Privileges Bill,— -that is, so'' far as I can loarn.- Nothing but roads and'. bridgos._. Th'eso aro important things to bo sure : .: ' ''1)11 f, fliio nn.rlit Tf. fn linvn rlnnrt nnfl H'lf tn 'hnvA* - loft tho other undono.' Tho writer of this was ?- quito unablo, through living too far off, to bo ' prosont at any ' of-'tho-irtootiugs, or he would! havo ondoiivourod to oxtract-somo explanation. . It would bo a nico thing to find this phiusiblo - gentleman elaiinitig tho 'privilego' of a govornmont prosecution .against anybody who ?? might say that his rosidonco was nt the SoupKitchon, or making any joko that...

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Israelitish Origin of the Anglo-Saxons. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

;isritclUiHli^®l'igIn oi'dijje .A'iiglo SaStfensjC''1. .. A liECTURE was delivdrod bv-Ma-|or 'Black, of ICiama, in, tho. Brass Ba!nd Boom. No\\Ta', oil Wednesday, 30Hi ultifto;-.on tho '? Isniolitish origin of the ? Auglo-Siixons ' to an audionco which fairly' represented- 'tiro: -respectability and beauty of a largo- -portion of Shoalhavon ; a number of Sacred songs, with' musical' accom paniment' boing also- 'kindly- sung by several ladies and guntlomon undoi-the suporintdudoiico of. Mr. 0. Ibels,~.tha,:aLftod toachor of. music, residing at Nciwrav . The subject'' was skilfully handled- by Major Black, who pointed out, that tlio Wolcli, Irish, Bancs, Saxons, and Normans wero in all proba bility descendants of tho ton lost tribes of Israol ; and . that ' many- ol'. tho. pvoplu'Cl'es rosjldCting some of tlio CKildroii of Jacob and Jogopli wero .apparently - fulfilled in tho ? -Briti^'.jwjjjler ?who'aro'in possession of; the gatos of thou- one-.-' miosv and are spreading throughout t...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Shoalhaven Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

Shonlltaven Agricultiiral Socicty. The Committoo of ,tlio-,abovonampd Sociotiy met at tho Council' Chamber, '- Torrara; - oii TKursday last, at half-past 3' o'clpok p.m'.fSyriib Pi'bsidoiit, W. Lovogroyo, Esq., o'coupiod . tlio chair, and thoro woro present, John M'Artliiir, Es'q.:.($eoro-. tary), Aldermen Hyam.'M'Ijoan,' and 'Lainond, aud ' Messrs: W.' M^Grath, ;T.* Bobson, W.' Bi'X'ce,- — ^ Armstrong (Ci'ookbavon.) Thominutos of'tho-pTO-yious mooting having boon road by tho Sdcrotiiry, woro : adopted on tho motion of Messrs. Eobsoii aiii M'Ginth. Tho Scorotary accounted for lack of attendance by committee-; mon at a mooting' eonvonod tor tho 24tli ultimo. Tho committoo : then procoodoil to discuss tho subject for tho consideration ol which tho moot ing was convonod i.e., whether it is dosirablo to hold a Plowor Show in Octobor nox't. ? Mr, Alderman M'Leiin oxprcssod his doubts as to tho success of such: an uudoi'talciiig, and was afraid it might dotract 'from tlio interest takon i...

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"Some Men's Wives." [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

Some Men's Wives.' ' Some mom's Mvivos ' -is tho subject. of tlio i following conversational comments in tho ; 'Journal of Commerco ' : — 'I toll you what it is,' said ono of a small coterie: of -wealthjM men, who had mot iu tho office : of- one ? of j ? tlioir MiTSEiber,. 'they may say what tlioy ploaso aboirt tho- usefulness, of i: modern | women, tbjit my ^vifo has. doue hor share in I securingiiour s|iccoss-iteni'ife,..i|) Evorybody knows; that horrfamily . wasi aristodt'Htic- and occlusive, and all thatj^and- wlien ;I. married her. sliQjhad liovorrdono a- day's, work' in lior life ; -but .whon^V. and' Co.] failed, and I- had to commence at tho -footrfofrjtho jhill again , , sheu dischaa-ged ,tho:. servants, -chose a- neat ? cottage,, and ,-jdid lidr ovi'm liousekeeping .toll . I ,was .bettor off 'ngaiuJ' .'''Aiud-iiny wife,-',' said. a.'SeCjOndjfijf'^was aw n oiily^dmigliter, potted, and carosseditodeath*;: aiid'eVorybody said,nf -Well, if he will; marry: aijdbliK like that he'...

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THURSDAY, MAY 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

Thursday, May 1. ? .!? iTliis:^ya8;:a spocial mqpting, and tho Mayor -took tho. pliair atr3 p.m. Prcsont — Aldorinon Hyam,] Lujjfiond, and M'Loan..' The Council, ?'pro /Sftnii; Semdod'that a rate of ono shilling in ' the £ upon 'tho assoSsod valuo of 'proporty within th'o Borough bo fjtrilck. Thoi Couiioil roso at^3.30.

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Associated Dairying. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

?oo nsi i) a p — . ?/: o «? r Associated Wairjing.. ? ??.?;/..?.? T5ie -dairy - having ''b'ebome i -ail important branch of natipnjil i'igdu^y, ^nd ono par ticidarly suited to this '-district, .it behoves us to, iurp.piu' attenfiqn .to the most approved: mpdern-metliod of working dairy , 'farms,, so as to .secure a.- fair; return. V Tho American, system of Associated Dairies is now .brought to such wondorful perfection, .that ;t is woll worth our while , to ascertain if., a, similar system'cannot bo carried on hero. We have i a superior climate, and cows equally good, and I think all we require is to make our selves thoroughly mastors of the American system ; to ascertain its history, tho object aimed at, and the results that have, beon proved to follow from co-operation ; iu fact, to educate ourselves up to tho present stan dard of tho American Dairy Associations, to at oiico adopt thoir systom. With this objeet iu viow, . I purposo, during this winter, to furnish you, from timo to...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Central Shoalhaven Municipal Council. TERRARA, TUESDAY, APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

: CCutal iMioalliiiven SSuatuelpfil. ikt-i'S'i. . Council. . . ,,'/V ;/ , Terraha, TCesday, Apiirr,--2ff.'. i . ' . Tjie Mayor took tlio chair, at 4.30 p.m. ? Pi-esem;. — Aldormon . Lamond.u M'Lean, : Hyam,| and: Ifonaghani :. Tho:minutos-of ':provious: mooting! woro read and confirmed. : Tho Mayor reported: that tho:necesBaiy coiTcctions;biid boon mado in jtho gabiators' -repijrt-; 'and ?.tiiep:ampmled r'oport1' 'was adopted' on-1;Ee motion of ^Aidofnbn Mona- j ghan and Hyam. Itrwas, decided to. postpone tlio time for striking a rato till tho -following Tucs- : day, in order to givp^pbcialJnptice to each aldor--l man. SNAGGING THE CllOOICnAVEN. ! Pursuant to notico, Aldorman Hyam movod, . — ' That it is dosirablo to got the £500 voted for tho cloaring of tlio Crookliavon placed under tho joint control of tho Municipal Councils of Con trill Shonlhavon aud Numba for oxpondituro.' Ho considorod tho work would bo. curriod out ' moro economically and oxpeditiously undor tho : manugoment...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Curate and the Bricklayer. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

The Curate and the BSrieklayer. A Manchester curato did a good thing, the I other day. Whilo walking along a strootat I tho dinner-hour, lie passod a lot of brick layers smoking thoir after-dinuor pipo, and hoard ono of them say : 'I'd liko to be a parson, and havo nought to do but to walk about with a long black coat, and carry a .?..?walking stick in my fist, and got a lot of brass.' '/Of. courso there was a laugh at tho parson's expense, but . ho turnod sharp round and replied : 'So you'd like to bo a parson ? IFow much do you get a woek?' ' Twenty-sevoiij ,j,shillings|' . iiwas /.tlio reply - ,i. . '| Well,',-; said .tlio curato, | ''.tho, Ugh- I'm only a poor man, I'll givo you twonty-soveu shillings if, you'll, como^longj/jvithi.mo. ifor six ; days, and- soo how you like it... Then yqujlljbe bottcr.'able to talk, about it.' j ^Tho bricklayor tried to.back. o^it of it,'but his mates told him ' Nay, man, .thou said'st tliou'd liko it, . thou mun go with tlie. jjarspn, . So ho pu...

Publication Title: Telegraph And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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You Can't Beat This. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

Sfou Can't Beat Tills. . v ' Bob Briar Root,' m tho . ' Barwou Argus ' says You can't beat this much in any part o,f; th^.-.world. Mrs.. Mar^:' M'jjKllj having: lijQ.d:enough of Bemg- a; grass-widow;: .jrafy li^hes. tlie^follo^ng ultimatum in the ' St,' Gooyge StajidaKtj! .j'-^Notico,^— tlus-is to givo nptico^ that ? my ^husband, Ai-chjbuld M'Gill, ? i llaymg : deserted mo for .throe years, if ' lie I docs not re^irn tp mo (withm three months I. intend ^o got married. Maiiy M'Gill. St George. . Fobruary^Siid, ,1879,' .The general reader... would lookim-^- most heartrending scene whon this should meet the oyo of jtho recalcitrant. M'Gill,^i and ..suppose that he would at onco gotj a lot of peace ofterings and rotwn to his disconsolato — woll, I don't know, oxactly what is tho right word, for I, presume sho had a second husband roady at tho ond of tho throe months — spouse, and kiss and make it up, and promise to ? be a good boy and never do it again, &c. That's what it ought ...

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The Pyramids Contrasted with Modern Engineering Erections. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

Tlse Pyramids Contrasted with Alodern KngineeriiiK Urcctlona, A New York.. paper makos rath or a sur prising contrast of this kind. It will bo obsorved that it leavos out of the compari son tlio lasting character of tho work dono. Tho Pyramids havo existed for thousands of yoars, and thoy still prosont a stubborn obstaclo, in porfecthbss of masonry, to all atto'mpfs of explorers into tho mj-storious '.insidosi',^ TThether, American or English railways Will do thiSi we can oasilv iudco for ourselves. Tho. ai'ticlo ,ia ,as follows : — ,,(Tho Pyramids contimlo to puzzlo man's iugonuiftj', t not only as to ithoir methods of construction, ??but .'.as to ; tho - purposes for which thoy woro built. Mr,. Smyth, whoso astrdhpmical views imbiidd o\'6rything I10 looked' at with his' favourite scienco, onden voured to show that tho pyramid was nothing moro than an ovorlasting monument) with tho benoficont intention of keeping- for ever lixud tho unit of length — a sacred cubit standard. Tho las...

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Statistics for Girls. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 May 1879

. ?. . ;.uy| . ? c— -T~ . ' ®gtatls'tic8 for'Crirls. J.;' !_? ra-i' on B w ... ..nq -t^t./ ? j A youno English statistician, who was pay ing,^ 'jCOurt.,. to-, a young Jady, Jhmight-to sur prise hoi\w;ith- his immenso. erudition. . Pror dueing . his .'npto book*, siiof. tli^ught ho was ?ab'put.tb ihditpjalovo spnuet, jbut^vas. slightly taken abackjjby the following question : — -l: ]! ; rr'^How jinany aneals do^you, -oat , every 'day,-?'. jjn,-;:- -j tj / ,\c Jo 'u - u /?--. , - i ' Wliyi tlir6e:, - of ,, cOiu'se ;?- l)Ut',of:io]l the 1 I ii . ?? ' 1 - '''f' ?? . 1 ??-,'?; j.. oddest questions— ''Nevor mind, dear, I'll; tell you. all about it in a. mom out.' Hisipencil was rapidly at woi'k. At last, fondly clasping, hor slender wrist : . ' Now, my darling, I've got it, and if you wish to-lmow how much; has passed through that adorable littlb mouth- mi tlio last seven teen yoarsi-I- can-. give tho exact figures.' . ' Goodness gracious !? . What do- you.i mean ?' ? ? . . 'Now just list...

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The Wee, Wee Bairnie. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 15 May 1879

Tiie Wee, Wee Buirnie. ' Step gently, sir — step gently.' () I stepped hastily, back. I feared I had been treading on somo of tlio old man's flowers. no leaned on his spade, and mado no motion for somo minutes. At length lie raised his head, and in a husky voice began : ' Ay, sir, I mind tho timo as wool as 'twere ?yesterday, and it's forty years syno, when oor bairnio died. It was his fourth birth day, and he stoppit up tao wait till I cam' hame wi' a bit present for liim; I sat doon byjio firo tae wait for my supper (my wife was ben tho hooso bakin'), when I hoard tho patterin' o' his littlo feet, an' 1 looked up and held out my surras for liim. Ho didna come runnin.' fao thom sao quick as usual an' fan 1 had him on my knoos, says I 'An' it'll ye bo, yo woo bit nickrum ?' ' ' ' I'm fayther's wee weo bairnio.' ' An' wi' that ho nestled closer to mo. Ho didna seom cherry, sao I ca'd tho doggio tao 'im, an' tho doggio cam' lazy-like frao his corner, strdtchin' his logs. Tlio bairnie ...

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