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FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 5 November 1890
PUN AND FANCY. 'Does Miss Hyseo sing?' asked a travell ing man of a frionil who had just introduced him to a young Indy. ' Wolf, that's largely a matter of faith.' 'I do not understand you.' ' It depends upon whom you boliovo ? hormothor or lior neighbours, my dear fol low.' Elld— » IIow do you lileo Mr. Marsh. _ I hear ho called tho other evening.' ' I think bo's fearfully horrid.'1 'How's thnt ?' ' Wall, lie nskctl mo if I could play on tho piano, mid I told him I couldn't play much.' ' Wliat then ? ' ' Oh, thnt was all he said to mo.' Algernon — ' ' Grnndna, hero's n picture- of a Woman banquet, and they aro all ; lying down to cat. They don't do that way now, do they?' Grmulpn— 'Er— woll, tlibro is moro or loss lying at public dinners done at present.' ; ' Maria,' said Mr. Cutoboy yostorday, ' I mado£fi this morning.' 'Indeed. . Did Boino Bharcs (jo up ?' ' Not exactly that,' was tho rejoinder, 'but I mot your brother, and lie asked me to lend him £0 and I didn't happen to have ...
STANLEY JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 5 November 1890
STANLEY JOTTINGS. &nbsp; &nbsp; (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) &nbsp; A further attempt has been made to ' get at ' Those Lords of Wastes and Princes of deserts, the V.D.L. Company, by another assessment of the Circular Head properties. Formerly the annual values of these lands were carefully assessed year by year by the local justices, who in addition to their intimate local knowledge, might fairly be presumed to possess a practical knowledge of land values. Outsiders, however, who bore no kindly feeling towards the company, and only regarded them as foreign land grabbers, considered that the local bench was either bamboozled by the company or playing into their hands. A good many &nbsp; years ago Messrs, Kemp and Butler made a fresh valuation, and published a roll that was so glaringly inaccurate that it never could be used. A Mr. Smith was them em- ployed by the Government to make another assessment. Then Mr. Henry, of the Real Estate Duties Office, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
Sltucisil Advertisement*. /'kUEEN'S GRAMMAR. SCHOOL \4i EMU BAY. : 1'ltlNOIPAl, :— J. HAMILTON ROYCE, Cerliflentcd Trained Teacher, Mclbonrne University; Ccrtifientcd Tenchcr, Drawing, Drill, Gymnastics. Senior Lady Assistant: — Miss S. do 31. Mumby, Certificated Tmincd.^t'cacherJ' - Junior Lady Assistant : — Miss M. BROWN, Melbourne University. .. .,, The course of instruction includes. English in nil its branches, Latin, Freiich,'1 Mathe matics, &c. Prospectus and terms on appli cation to the Principal. ?-'?'?:? - ';? ? \ ? ;-O ? ' «AJfI£ OJ? \'AJS »rE'MAar'S l.iai), jMniited— * - . ? - ;:;- *:'?;.-? ':-. , A BRANCH of this Bnnk i»^JaWJ3PEN nt BURNIE, Emn Bny, under Jhpmnnngc ment of Mb. A. E. Harrison.''.;...^.'; ? w. g. BStrvVrtET ' ?:.?;? tv.'.i'' '; .d&Innoger. Xottcu to SuIiKCi'ilicru, QUBS0RIBER8 who do not receive their O pnpors rcgulnrly nro requested to com municate nt once with tho olUco. HAR1US nnd CO., Proprietors. ' Doctor,' I nni very ill, nnd yet 1 c...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
COMMERCIAL. An improvement Isinoticcd in the potnto mnrket. Stocks of Tnsmnninu in Sydney arc now getting very Jow and the price is advancing, and it i« almost certain to predict that they will bo worth £5 per ton in about a week. Prices have nlso advanced In both Melbourne nnd Adelaide tho quotations re ceived last night by wire being £7v)erton nt Adelaide nnd £5 nt Melbourne. In view of rise in tho market shippers are making n movo nud 25 tons are to bo fonvnrilcd by tho Moreton on Tuesday for Adelaide, where £7 per ton is confidently expected to bo obtained' Tho cause of tho 'advance* in prices is owing to stockt of good tnble potatoes having run very low. We would ndviso shippers to select only the beat samples to obtain top prices.
LITTLE GIRLS BEAR PUNISHMENT LIKE MARTYRS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
LITTLE GIRLS BEAR PUNISH MENT LIKE MARTYltS. . Tho boys and girls who read this narrativo of a teacher's mistake will havo a good laugh, or else I have mado a bigger mistake than tho tcaobcr did. ' Mary Jano Craycraft, said tho tonchcr, sharply, ' toko your scat ovor thoro betweon Joe Bridgowater and Bob Angel, do you hoar moj' A blush dyed the cheek of the pretty littlo girl. - She halt rose, hesitated, and then Bat down again. ' Do as you nro told, or — ' And Mr. Hoskins reached up for his littlo Ewitch. Mary waited no longer, She wont and took a scat between tho two boys, who submitted to tho visitation with that patiout enduranco that boys sometimes manifest. ' As an experiment for this afternoon I havo decided that every girl who whispers or breaks tho rules, shall be punished in the eamo way.' ' Naomi Jackson, I saw you put that gum in your mouth. Go and sit between Uenny Parrat and Sol Leozor.' ' With an air of deep contrition, she. com plied. 'Phcbo Clifton, march ovor there...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
CUSTOMS RETURNS. The following is the vnluc of imports into, exports from, nnd duties collected in, the colony of Tnsmania for the month ended September, 1880 : — Duties ExT Stations. Imports. .Collected, ports. fi s. d. £ b. d. £ Hobnrt ... 81,001 8 012,000 !) '.189,78!) La'ceston. fli,B!14 !t 10 12,007 0 fi 32,381 Forraby ... 6,252 2 5 1,009 7 7 1,101 Ulv'stone. 10!) 10 G !ll 7 7 09!l Penguin... Ill 17 7 1 19 8 130 Burnio ... l,02(i 1 1 874 0 0 fi!)0 Stanley... ?180 13 5 75 7 0 2,415 ^Totals... 145,108 10 10 20,15!) 15 0 80,450
Answers to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
Aiisiver/x to CorrcKiioiulcntM. [Under this bending wo will publish replies to nil questions submitted, nndimtess speci ally requested answers will bo -held -over until our Saturday's issue in ench 'week. While we do not poso ns infallible j wo hope, with the assistance of the works of reference nt our command, to be able to K've satisfac tory replies to nil inquiries. Questions rc lntiug to nil branches of sport, fnrming, kc, will be received, nnd replies furnished nB enriy ns possible. Should nay puzzlers como to hnml, tho nsslstnnco of exports wllll bo Bolioitod, with tho vlow of obtaining correct nnswors,]' 'II. T.' (Wynynrd.)— Tho salary of Mr. Hack, genornl manager of Dm Government Hallways Iiiih been increased to £1000 per /'annum i nnd ho will reshlo in Hobnrt. 11 Wnger,' (W|lrntl*h.)— Onrblno hnB run 80 races, 28 of which ho won, in B ho was second, and in 8 third | being only un placed onco. Ho is by Muskot out of Mersey.
THE STEEPLECHASE STARTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
' 'THE'STKBPLEOHAsiil'-SrAimilitk. -: '?': ? Tho following nre tho probnblb stnrtors for tho Steeplcchnso to bo run. to-morrow : — Ht. lb. st.lb. Tltokownru ... 12 7 Hortonso 11. ...10 7 Sir Wilfred ...12 4 Lyrobliil ...10 7 Prosper ... 11 12 Mnrnoc ... 10 8 Saxon , ... 11 I) Confidence ... 10 8 Ornngouinn ... 11 8 Scrow Wrouch 10 0 Lnwlcr ... 11 G Mnrmlot ... 9 12 Bunsco ... 11 0 Hnrric Auht... 1) 11 Bnujo ... 10 10 Scandal ... 0 10 Bushmnn ... 10 10 Sntau... - ... II 7 Shanks ... 10 8 Walter ... U 7 Ulysses ... 10 8 Fearless ... 0 7 The ridora nre not yet definitely known, but Corrlgnn will probably ride Busnco and Seobio rides Titokownru.
V.R.C. SPRING MEETING. THE OAKS DAY. (BY SUBMARINE CABLE.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
Y.R.C, SPRING METING, ♦ ? ? - ? THE OAKS DAY, ; ; ; (BT SUDMARINB OABLH.) ' , , ,' (PROM OUlt OWN OOnRESPONDET.) j Melbourne, Ffidny. : Tho third day's racing o£ tho V.R.O, was hold yesterday, when the nttemlnnoo wan .ngaln vory lnrgo and. tbo wenthor lino but liotTTho vnriouH events resulted ns follow:— ' Tho-Flyluj'Stakosf— Mogapiiond 1, Lady Carbine 2, Corroy.o II. . Sonoud Hunllo Rnec— Islnnder ljCrossrnll 2, Af rlcauus It, The Onks Stakes.— Litigant 1. Magic Circle 2,WI1biv8. Spring Hnndicnp. — Crown Jowol 1, Don Qlovnn 2, Tho Despised 8. Roynl l'nrk- Stakes. — Mognphono 1, King William 2, Tho Honour 8 . Tho Votoran Stakes, — Oorythus 1, Jobusito 2, Sir Willlnm II.. : Onrbino's run in tho Cup resulted in tho opening of tho old wound in his foot, Ho wns scratched for nil his cngigemcntu yos torday. Ho has also been scratched for, nil engagements to-morrow, mid it in not likely he will mco ngnlu for boiiio time. Carbine lost a good denl of lilu tail and wane oil Cup Day, many ndm...
YANKEE YARNS. THE TRAMP AND THE FARMER [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
; YANKEE YARMS. iIHB TRAMP AND THE FARMER (? A tramp who asked for broakfast at a farm ]liou8o and was rofuBcd a einglo crust ox .olaimdd with an injured air — . hi 'Alas(how docoptlvo is human natural ?For two nights I havo Blopt in your barn, eaten of your apples and drunk of your cidor, 'and now you treat mo as an utter stranger -who has no hold upon your friendship.' f Moral— Somo farmers nro so moan that it you wore to steal their liny crop and sot their barn afiro they wouldn't feel under tho elightost obligations. , .
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
SHIPPING. HUHX1X1. ARRIVED. Novombor 5,— Star, b.s,, IB tons, W. Holy limn, juu., from Tnblo Capo. Novombor D,— Wukollold, b.s,, 144 tons, W. Tnit, frouiLnmnecston mid Const ports. ? Nnvnnilin* 7 ? Wnknflolil. h.h.. 114 tollB. W. Tnlt, from Circular Head. Novombov . 7. — Hubert, s.s., 159 tons, O, Tnlt, from Launceston nnd Const ports. November 7. — Isabclln, schooner, 00 tons, from Melbourne. ' BAILED. November B, — Star, s.b., JO tons, W. Iloly mnn, jun., for Lnimoeston. Novomber 0.— Wnkolleld, b.b., Ill tons, W. Tnlt, for Olrculnr Ilenil. Novombor 7. — Herbert, s.b , 159 tonB, Q. Tnlt, for Mncqunvlo Unrbour direct. Novombor 7.— Wnkollolil, b.b., Hi tons, W. Tnlt, for Limnceston. November 7.— iBnbolln, schooner, 00 tons, for Ulvorstono. Tho b.s. Star arrived from Tnblo Cnpo early on Wednesday morning with n enrgo of potatoes. Dlsclmrgcci enrgo nod left for Launccston nt 0 o'clock tho snino evening. The Wnkoficld, which Is now In chnrgo of Captain W. Tnlt, arrived from Lnunceston n...
AN EDITOR'S TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
AN EDITOR'S TROUBLES. i . Not lonfj ngo, picking up an ovonlng paper, I read a short paragraph about tho difficul ties encountered by a humourist in using names for tho various brain pcoplo whom ho writes about on account ot tho numbers of teal flesh and blood pooplo who will persist in bolioving that thoy aro moant, owing to anaecidental similarity of nomenclature. It brought forcibly to my mind an experi ence of my own when I had just started on tho highway of authorship. I had been askod to tuko tomporary charge of a small country paper— well, wo will call it -tho 'Turnovoramlovcr Argus' — during the absenco of a friend of mino, who was ra pidly gaining favour as its editor. I assumed the chargo without hesitation — I was just at that young and hopeful ago where I would havo assumed chargo of any thing, from a powder mill to an elephant, bo I went to work to get out my first papor. l- My friend, I must say, possessed no hu mouiv Ho had about as much laugh in him as a tombstone Hi...
FRESH HERRINGS BAKED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
FRESH HERRINGS BAKED. ' Fresh herringB,' salt, pepper, vinegar, and dripping-. Clean tho herrings well, pack them in a baking dish, sprinklo salt and pepper over them, n little dripping, and two teaspoonfuls of vinegar, Bake half an hour, Serve hot j good cold.
TASMANIAN NEWS. LAUNCESTON. Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 8 November 1890
TASIPNIAN NEWS. [By Electric Telegraph.] (FROM OUK OWN CORRESPONDENT.) LAUXCESTOX. Fridny Nieht, At the Sitting of the Supreme Court before the Chief Justice, William Dickers, Albert Brcwstcr, Joseph Stone, William RJgers, nnd Mnrtiu Drennan were charged wltn Having riotously disturbed the peace bj fighting nt the Penguin on October 2. Mt G. T. Collins nppenrcd for nil the nccused, nnd nddressed the judge on their behnlf , stntiug thnt the qunrrcl arose through the principnli!, who had been paying their addroMcs to tho samo lady, nnd on tho spur of tho moment they decided to ' hnvo it out.' This wns nu old standing quarrel, and. at the suggestion of ouo of the bn-lookors pence wns restored. The nccused were bound in their own rccog nisnnces of £25 apiece to appear for judg ment when called upon. . Mr. John M'JIahon hns been' appointed mining manager of tho Silver Hills Silver Mining Company, the property situated nt Zcchan. . ? .:.-., Latest Mining . Quotations : — Comet, morning, b...