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Applying Her Method. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
Applying Her Method. The professor is very punctilious aboii't the use ot language. His youngest daughter has learned to ride a wheel, an'd the fact is very 'apparent in her conversation. Now and then lie moved uneasily In his chair, but 'he made no comment. After a 'time he said: | ' Lucia, would vou m'lnd closlne thalt door ? I am getting as cold as an Ik-e.' ; She arose to aboy. and then turned ? with a puzzled look and lnqxilred : ' AS cold as a what ?' . ' As cold as an Ike.' ' I don*t underStJand you.' ?:' ' That Is very strange. It seems to accord with your 'theory of verbal ex presston. If a bicycle can consistently be caJIIea a ' bike,' I see no possible ob jection to my alluding to an Icicle as, an Ike.'
OTHER CENTRES. BONGONGOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
OTHER CENTRES. BONGONGOLONG-. (fhom a coebespondent.') The matches for the captaincy «o£. the Bongongolong Tennis Club wero finished last week. Miss Hawick and F. Ilnndt divide the honors. The play was as follows : — LADIES. Miss Hawick beat Miss Buckland, ? .Miss L. Leary beat Miss E. Butti _Iiss:Hflwick beat MisB L. Leary. ? - ;, y-'^.-'y. GENTLEMEy. ifiiearjr^beat J. Grubb. F. Hundtbeat C. Collingride. F. 'Walea'.beat 'W. Butt. , H. Leary beat F. 'Wales. F. Hundt beat H. Leary. A match 'was also played off be tween three players from Mitta and three from the local club, the oontest resulting in an easy win for the local boys. Games :— F. Hundt and W. Butt beat N. Priddle and E. Cooper, 6—5, 'W. Butt and H. Leary beat B. Cooper and J. White, 6 — 0. H. Leary and F. Hundt beat J. White and N. Priddle, 6—4.. H. Leary and W. Butt beat N, Priddle arid R. Cooper, 6 — 2. W. Butt and F. Hundt beat E. Cooper and J. White, 6—1. F. Hundt and H. Leary beat J, White and N. Priddle, 6—2. 19th S...
MEETING OF FARMERS. AT COOLAC. A BIG GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
MEETING OF FARMERS. AT GOOLAC. : A BIG GATHERING-. A meeting of members of the Coolao branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Association was held at Vincent's Hotel on Satorday last, there being present : — Messrs W. Glassoock (in the chair), H. J. Crowe. W. Doudas, J. WcLeod, G. McLeod, J. Harpley, Q-. Brown, N. Kicolls, R. and W. Hill, R. Harpley, Jas. Armstrong, P. Sullivan, 0. Vincent, D. P. Sullivan, T. Bone, A. McManus, T. Crowley, G. Vincent, W. Pegram and E. Douglas (sec.) Messrs Jas. Mclnernoy andPinkstone, repressntatives of the branch at tho recent Bathur.fc conference, were .also present. The previous meeting's minutes were read and confirmed. The Chairman then called on Mr. Molnerney to address the meeting. Mv. McTnernoy, who was greeted with applause, apologised for not being present at tho last meeting, but he now thanked them for electing him as their delegate to the confer ence — the third time such an honor had been bestowed upon him. At the Bath'urst conference tho f...
Short Story. A Bad Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
Short Story. A Bad Case. (By JANET HAY.DBN, in ' Home ?Notes.') 'The nurse has come, sir,' said, a neat maidservant,- entering the library of a house In Warrior-square. 'Shall I take her upstairs?' ' ? I 'No, show her in here,' said Dr. Mason,, looting up quickly from his writing, 1 must give her the orders. - The servant departed, and in a few i moments a gentle-looking young nujjjf, with a pretty face, which looked . all the younger and' ?' .'iiiQi'e blooming under her uni- j fofm (bonnet, stood 'before Win. ? He ; frowned deeply. ' Why,' he thought. I to^toself, ''had the matron sent 'Win ft 'ySCFe slip of a girl to undertake a case of tills kind ? He had explained to (her his difficulty. Really he. had , thpujjht her a sensible woman, but after .'?It Is a 'bad case, I am afraid, nurse, a very bad case.' 'He spoke sharply, as If annoyed, and Nurae Martyn looked at 'him question ingly, and he, noticing her jnspoken query, continued : ' The patient is my aunt, and I came down last ...
SPORTING. CHATTY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
SPORTING . CHATTJT.. NOTES. BY ONAH00.. Hr. Perry had bis fine-lc*_ing hone, Home Rule, on view at the stullion parade in Guudagai on Saturday last. Hume Bule is the beau ideal of. a: thoroughbred, und is capable of begetting racers, and also good, strong, and useful horses. His pedr |ji- u is uuu.uihuiu| «'« uia uuui _ V1U1111JUU14 Belle, was onoe passed in at 1S00 guineas. .Xapanui, one of his get, was sold for 185 gs. to go to Iudiii, and he there distinguished himself by winning a steeplechase, and w as subsequently sold for 810 rs. Miss Glad stone uud Mabel uho claim him as their sire. Mdb.-l has been a well known per former at Ouudagai. and Tumut. She has been a consistent and honest little mare, and is owned by Mr. James Oaborne, of Redbank, who prizes her very much. Mr. Perry Informs me that Home Kule will do stud duty at Black Springs during the forthcoming season. . An experienced judge of a racehor.ft ? thinks that Gmileoii, full brother to last year's Melbourne -Cup winn...
PUBLIC PRATINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
PUBLIC PRATINGS. \_We do not in any way identify ourselves with the opinions expressed in. this column. — Ed. 6r./.] TO THE EDITOU. Dear Sir, — In your last issue a par agraph appears (to my mind an in spired one), stating that some misap prehension exists amongsti tho rate payers' regarding the proposed new bridge over Jones' Creek. Decidedly bo ! and it is to be hoped that suffi cient honor exists in the present composition of the Council to prevent the town from being ileeced to the extent of £130, probably £200 (when the side cutting on\ hill is taken into consideration in connection with the approach to tho bridge), eimplyj.he.^ 'cause one or two people'' ore 'directly interested in this deviation. The Government decided to erect the bridge (aB they are in duty bound to do) on the classified road, at or near site of old one, without any reference to the Council regarding cost of construction. Now an attempt has been made to rob the ratepayers (evidently in the inter ests of cer...
DEATH OF A COOTAMUNDRA PIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
DEATH OF A -COOTAMTJNDRA PIONEER. On Thursday last (says tho Coota mundra Herald) Mr. E. ^uinlan, proprietor of the farmers' Arms hotrl, passed away very peacefully. He had been feeling faint, and went out into the yard and sat on a log, whence he won ilTlnhlA fn irfif-. linfilc wlion lie WHS called, and he was brought into the house, and quietly passed away. De ceased was a Tipporary man, born about 1818, leHB than 20 yeurs after the Act of Union with Groat Britain, when young Irish patriots lost heart in the affairs of their native country. A t the age of 24 yonrs he came to Aus tralia, landing in Sydney in the ship Emperor. The city did not prove congenial to him, and the attractions of the great gold discoveries in Vic toria were strong, and he went to Bendigo. Having spent some twelve years on the gold-fields of Victoria, he returned to New1 South Wales at the time of the Lambing Flat rush, and after losing time there, doing no good for himself, lie came to O.iotamundra and bec...
POLITICAL PIPS.. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
. POLITICAL PIPS.. Friday next is the polling day at The Macleay. Heid is in a whito'funk at tho re sult of the division. Dirty tactics adopted in connection with the censure vote. 'A toliticai. dead-beat,' is what Toby Barton styles Syd. Smith. See and Dugald Thompson are up at tho Macleuy assisting Baton. Mf.asi,y Tom ! Premier T. J. Byrnes, of 'Queensland, has the meas les. Mb. CAitntfTHEns' is now mentioned as likely to take over the Agant generalship, Mb. Barton thinks tho present Government will not continue in office ?longer than sis mouths. Some very intesostinE debates can now be looked forward to in the House, and many changes are immi nent. The Premier was in a buggy, on Saturday last, up Macleay way, when the horse bolted and capsized the Gov ernment. Vivian, whom Frank Clarke de feated t-y only 55 votes for the i_ac leay three years ago, is going up to (support Barton. Tins house at which a now deceased IST.iS. W.. (statesman used to keep one of his ' pets' ia a Sydney ...
LADIES' COLUMN. CHATTY NOTES FROM SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
LADIES' COLUMN. CUATTy NOTES FROM SYDNEY. (BY ' LADY IlLARNKY.') Spring Ihis appeared in all its glory. Nothing so exiinip.ifiea Uio fact thiui Uio pre-sonco of the light and any dresses of the Indies. Miiny pretty ones were to be seen on Saturday at Kiindwick — in fact the lawii rtsemb ed one hugu Ho-egay of flowers. Sunshades ware u decided speciality. They were in duinty shades of chiffon and 'muslin, und wore woru to match the drosses. These, in overy shade in light lanvas ,md muslins, wore daintly trimmed with chiffon. Chiffon iil.-.o formed tliu ohit;f trimming ou ths hats. One very rcMiiirkiiblo tmkt consisted of u ),,ng green rcdingste, worn over a erciim silk skivt, and iriimned with bube ribbon; Htiothcr, remarkable for its duinty appoar .uicn, was a rosi'. pink silk, embroidered, witlf tun.* lovers' kkots, and worn with a dainty toqui'. Green, in its variety of pretty eludes iiinl tints, aeumed the' prevailing colour if tho d.iy. Tho bafejuu is still worn, and gives a fia...
His Lordship Got Out. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
His Lordship Got Out. A London lady once aiked a vory conceited Scotch nobleman how it happened that the Scots who came out of their own oountry were, gonorally speaking, men of greator ability than those who remained at homo. 'Oh, madam,' said he, 'the reason is obvious. At every outlet there are persons stationod to examine all who pass, so that, for tho honour of the country, no one be permitted to leave it who is not a mas of understanding.' 'Then,' said tho lady, 'I suppose your lordship was smuggled over.'
Saving a Halfpenny. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
Saving a Halfpenny. A man on leaving work went into a beer thop where lie henrd tho landlord was selling five pints of 2Jd. beer for a shilling. So, thinking he would save the half penny, he commenced drinking the five pints. On returning home he found his wife busy putting a seat on the bosom, of his trousers by the aid of two halfpenny oandles lighted, not being able to see with one. As soon as he opened the door he ex olaimed in a rage :? ' Well, I declare ! Here have I been bursting myself to save a halfpenny, and you are wasting it by burning two oandlefl at onoe.'
No Friend to Soap and Water. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
No Friend to Soap and Water. A gentleman of the Hebrew porsunsiion, with the patriotic name of Moses, walking down George-stroet, Sydney, recently, met friend IsaacB, whose personal appoaranco wbb not improved by a quantity of egg sticking to his beard. The following conversation took place : — iuohub: -yen, j.amios, x u doc you nve shillings I oau tell you vat you had for breakfast dis morning.' Isaacs : ' Bone. Veil, vat did I haf f ' 'Eggs.' ' Gif me dot five shillings, Moaee,' looking at his beard. ' I haven't had eggs for a fortnight.'
The Bloke that Sneaked the Coal. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
The Bloke that Sneaked the Coal. At a Sydney public school reoently, during Scripture Icbsou, tho tuaoher was explaining to tno olass about the devil being evory whore to catoh bad ohildren, and said, aB an example, that he was in the olass-room at that moment. ' And ia he at our house P' aaked one of thoioys. ' YeB,' said the teacher, ' he is.' ' And is he in our coal-houBO ?' he asked again. 'Yes,1 was the answer. ? Then replied the youngster : ' I'll tell my father, for that must be the bloko that sneaks our ooal.'
Dining With the Prince. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
Dinine With the Princa. Two Irishmen were working together one day, when one remarked to the other, who appeared very glum : ' Arrah, Mike, what is tho matter with you this morning ?' 'Well, Pat,' replied the other, 'I was dreaming that I dined with tho Prince of Wales last night, and after dinner was over he asked mo if I would have a taste of Irish whiBky.' 'Yes, your Eoyal Highness,' said I. ' ' Hot or cold, Mike ?'.said ho. . « Hot, jour KoyurHi)Jh'nefl8;- Bt;ldl. -?? .'??While he was awuy for the hot water I woke up, and I am sorry now I did not drink it cold,'
Cause for Thankfulness. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
Cause for Thankfulness. In tho Theatre Royal, Dublin, when the Italian company came to play ' Faust,' the actor who took the part of Mophii-topheles nogleoted to try the trap-door by whioh he was supposed to descend into tho infernal regions. His bulk was too large for tho opening, and at the supreme moment he discovered that he could not get down above the waist. To heighten tho awkwardness of the situation, and to relievo the strained feelings of the audience, one of tho goda in the gnllery exclaimed : ' Begorra? the place is full up 1'
A Promising Pupil. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
A Promising Pupil. It was at a Sydney ragged sohool, whioh Was attended by the children of the poorest inhabitants, that the following inoident occurred. 'Tobias,' said the teaoher, ' come up with your lesson. What does g-l-a-ss spell?' ' Well. I kuowed once, but I forcret now. ' replied the urchin. ' What's in your mother's window-sashes 7* 'There's so many tilings as I oannot remembor 'em all, mam. There's the hoss blanket in ono place, brother Job's hat in another, and dad's old breeches in the hole that Ted and I made yesterday.1 ' Hem ! take a run out, Toby | yon may go and play for awhile.'
THE WEST INDIES HURRICANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 September 1898
THE WEST INDIES HURRICANE The detailed information regarding the hurricane in the 'West Indies states that the hurricane raged at the Barbadoes for seven hours and was tbo worst that had occurred since 1891. 000 deaths are reported and 10,000 huts were destroyed, while 50,000 were rendered homeless, -ad St. Vin cent, 41,000 people were rendered foodleBs and shelterless. The. Lord Mayor of London will open a fund for the relief of the sufferers. Men-of-war are leaving Jamaica and Halifax,-' conveying food to tho deso lated islands.. The Queen and Mr Chamberlain have sent cablegrams sympathisi^ with the (sufferers. ? , ,^ft