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NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
XEW SOUTH WALKS. Sidney, Friday. Last night the most disastrous fire which hns occurred in Australia broke out, in Messrs. Gibbs, Shnllnnl, mid Co's. printing office, ond resulted in the total demolition of about .20 buildings, including several ware houses, the City llnuk, Athcnicuin Club, nnd other places of business, The lire is supposed to be the work of an incendiary. The total loss Is estimated at between £1,000,000 nnd £1,500,000. Tho Cornwall Insurance Co. of Tasmania is affected by the lire, the exact extent not being known. A Unionist was to-dny sentenced to three months imprisonment for assaulting a mm-' unionist. ' Tnsmnninn potntocs are to-day quoted at , £1/10 to £2/5. . News from Melbourne states that the pros pects of [V conference between Employers mid tho Trades Hall Council nro improving, nnd that t))c Employers Association have written to tho Trndes Hnll asking the terms upon which they arc prepared to meet.
TELEGRAPHING A JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
TELEGRAPHING A JOKE. An amusing inoidont, whioh two young men will probably rcrnombcr for some time to come, occurred in the dinner room of .the Hotel del Monto. Ono of the mombcrs of the conductor's pleasure excursion to California, with his pretty young wifo, was seated at breakfaBt when two young district telegraph operators from the city, down for the ' Thanksgiving frolic to Sfontoroy,' entered the room and sat down directly opposite the Eastern man and his wife. It was not long beforo tho youths spotted the lady, and as is usual with the class to which they belong, they immediately fell to work criticising her to onoh other under cover ot their knowledge of the art of telegraphing. ' Pretty girl that,' tapped ono on the edge of his saucer with his spoon, 'think I'll try a mash.' ' Better look out,' replied tho other with hiB fork on his plate, 'the old ttifl'll emoUat mice.' 'Not much,' tapped baok number one, ' ho don't amount to shrieks. I'll bet I kiss her beforo night — wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
Spiitifal AlilVci'tiKciiicnts. ., . . . WAIt'ATAH. ? SHAllKlihoKEU &? GEN12HAL C0MM1S ? - SION AGENT. Correspondence, .nnd .' Telegrams promptly V. attended to. K. S.' 'TAYLOR & €o., ';' .''.tTLVEllSTONE. XtllKl, XWtUtC, COIlMlllNMiOIl, awl MSiilny AsrcistN. Farms, Country, and Town Lots for sale, nml roHnbloinfpnnntion obtained concerning all . land on tlio North-West Const. AUCTION SALES CONDUCTED. ? . NltCCiltl AflVOl'tiStHlaWlBtN. /'VUKKN'S Git Alt SI All SCHOOL, \J EMU HAY. PniNail'Al. !— J. -HAMILTON HOVCE, Certi Heated Trained Teacher, Melbourne University; Colt I United Teacher, Drawing, Drill, aymiinsllcB. gcnlor Lndy Assistant -.—Miss S. ilu 11. MlJjirjiy, Certificated Trained Teacher. Junior Lady Assistant1: — Miss M. ltltowN, Melbourne University. The course ot Instruction Includes English in nil Its branches, Latin, French, Mathe matics, !iis. Prospectus and terms on appli cation to the Principal. HOPWOOB AJSXt .VAjMIKS' Select ClveuItUliiiiS' TiilBi-ai'...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS, [BY SUBMARINE OABIiB.] (FBOM ODB OWN 00RRE8PONDBNTB.) VICTORIA. Memjoubne, Friday! Tho Employers Union have not yet de cided with reference to tho request oe. the Trades Council for a conference. Thoy n'-e waiting for a reply from the Sydney. Em ployes Association. - ' Suinmorisc.) lmvo been taken out against eleven bookmakers for being occupiers of shops and offices used for betting. The action of the Chief Justice in giving £50 to the strike fund nnd a weekly dona tion of £10 as long as the strike huts in causing grent comment here. The legal pro fession have sent a cheque for £50 to the Employers Association, nnd also promised to contribute £10 n week as long ns the Chief Justice pays a like sum to the strike fund.
ETIQUETTE IN TWELVE LESSONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
ETIQUETTE IN TWELVE LESSONS. A French aristocrat has been trying to palm off his own notions on the world as the standard of taste. We scorn to do' this; our aystem is based upon tho collective wisdom and experience of tho ages. 1. Always take your hat oS to your hair* dresser. 2. Nevor offer your arm to a dissector until you are quite eold. 8. Always bow low before a lowly-drooping' chandelior. . L ? i. Butlers should alwaya be treated with deference, but servility is a mark of higher breeding. . . . '. 5. Nover precede your wife when' there ia an alarm of burglars. . ' G. Never cat peaB with stryohnine. ? 7. Avoid making a noise while swallowing eomething in tho pantry. . 8. In introducing the lady you are walking I with to your wito be careful not to mention tho lattcr'B name. 0. U in doubt, do as the others don't, and don't as they do. 10. Avoid politeness. Politeness is the mark of a Bcoundrcl. 11. Always giro up your scat in 'bus or ear to a lady if you havo arrived at your de...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
SHIPPING. iiuitarix:. ARIUVED ?. ' .Optober 2. — Jloroton, s.s., 581 tons, dipt. MorrlBbj', from Lauiiccston via West Devon port, ? '' - ' ,',.' . Oolobjbr.2. — Star, s.8.,Capt.'Ho]ymnn,f ram '' Lnuncostou via Coast uprts, -?? - October 2. — Herbert, s.s., 2!1!1 tons, Cunt. G. Talt, from Lnuneenton via Const ports. . October. 8.— Herbert, ».k., from Oirculnr Head. \ . ' BAILED.- ? : - ' Ooiobor 2,— Jtoroton', s.s., !-81 tous, Capt. Morrlsby, for Molbourno. Ootobor 2.— Herbert, s.h., 2!t!l tons, Capt. GV Tiiit, for Oirculnr Head. Ootobor 2.— Star, b.s., Capt. Holyman, for Table Onpo and Lnunccston. ,. Ootobor .8.-|r-Horbevt, li.s., for Lmmceslon v'Uw Coast ports. Tho s.B. Horbort- a.rrlved at '2.-if- p.m. on ? Thur«lay,lirbin,Launposton via Coast ports,' nndWtorilischnrgin/i,cnjgo.lef6nt (1.18 p.m. snmb higllt for Circular Jicntl. ? ? Slio returned to Bunile nti.IIO.ij.in. yestorday from Cir ? culnr- Head, and nftjdr taking on boanl a' largo consignment of 'tin', ore i ram the Bis oh...
AN UNDERSTANDING AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
AN UNDERSTANDING AT LAST. Old Mr. Widower had been aitting ellently alono with Miss Autumn for about fifteen minutos. Finally ho spoko — ' Miss Autumn, you are pretty—' ' Oh. Mr. Widower 1' ' You are prot— — ' 'How can you, Mr. Widower?' 11 1 started to say that you are pretty——' ' Oh, you horrid old man, stop 1' ' Condemn is all, woman,' shouted Mr. Widower, rising and making for tho door. 'I wanted to say that you were pretty near aa old as I am. Mow, hang it, I think yon're twice as old.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
COMMERCIAL. Locally lliere is no business doing in the produce market. IVices remain unaltered for potatoes. There are scarcely any toin ing'.forwnrd nnd, the ?? largo stocks on hand ' nnd'tjio'.'dffHcHlty of shipping the same makes' local exporters unwilling ' to ibiiy almost nt any price. O.u'r'' Launceston correspondent reports that' h'eaVy consignments; arc now coming, forward, for wluch .? there ft .'no market. Price1!! in the intercolonial markets mis'Torv low nnd freights are still 200 to 1100 per cent lilglier than before tlie strike.
Answers to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
AUNtvei-N *« Coi'rct*i»»nrtci»tM. [Under this heading we will publish replies to all questions submitted, nnd unless speci ally requested answers will be held over until our Saturday's issuo in each week. While wo do not poso as infallible ; we hope, with tho assistaueo.of. Uie works of reference nt our command, to be able to givo satisfac tory replies to all inquiries. Questions re lating to all branches of sport, farming, ic, will l)e received, nnd replies furnished ns early as possible. Should any puzzlers come to hand, tho assistance of experts will be solicited, with the view of obtaining correct answers.] ' Subscriber,' (Table Cape.)— 1. Tho pro portions usunlly observed for each 1001b. meat are 1011). salt, 211). brown sugar, -loz. finely pulverized snltpctorc, and about 2oz. ot spice. 2. I'lnce it in :v Kinokc house, upon which a very little kerosene oil lias been sprinkled to make it lnirn. 'Header,'- (llurnie.) — At Hopwood and James', Launceston, or through Mr. Dud lleld,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
BuitlneRW HTo«lcen. T lie WKLMXeU OX TIMES Published every WKDNE8DAY and BATU11DAY. In tho interest of tho North West Coast. Circulates extensively in Montagu Duok Illvor ?? Ulnoklllvor '?! Btanloy * ' Boat Harbour Flowcrdnlo Wynynrd Bomorset Emu Bay ? ? : : . : Waratah Stowport ??'... .: Bulphur' Crock ?'? Penguin ulvorstono ? ????-.. Forth ? ??:?-?.. Don ? :.-?? ? . West Dovonport East Dcovonport ic, &o. ; As a medium for Advertisers The Wellington Times is unequalled by any othor paper on tho North West Const. All Coastal, Colonial, and all tho nows of the world of interest published each issue. Subscription — In advance — Twelve Months, 10/ ; Six Moulin, !i/6 ; Three Months, 11/. Credit— Twelve Months, 111/. Six Months, 0/0 ; Three Months, R/.1. . All descriptions of Job Printing executed with Neatness and Despatch nt Moderate charges. . ' Last Styles. Newest Designs. Experienced Workmen. Head Ofllcc— Buhnie, Emit Uav. HAMUS&Co. PltOFKIETOBB.; STEWART DAWSON &...
BETSY AND I ARE OUT. WILL CARLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
BEIflY AND 1 AKEOUT. 1 . ' Will Cahleton. 1 [Tho nuthor of ' Fnrm Dnllmls ' is not inueh I , .known iu.tlie colonies. Ho Is n good I type of purely Western lmmour ami pathos, A , nnd lms done his work ns Burns did,' with SS team nfleld, ns well nB in tho study nnd nt B .tlio, desk.'].. .,-.,- !-,?.- '.-?-_. ???-( ??-??;.'? 'i'- i ? I Draw., up the papers; lnwyor, nnd make 'em |. good and stout ; r ? ..?.-.?? :??? '? '. '?'?? '? , ; For tilings nt home nro crosswny», mnl Betsey ?? nnd lout; .n. ?: ?..--.'.? ? . - ? ??? ? .-: ? ''; ' ? .We; who . hnve worked together, to long hs ? mnn and wife, ? . . ?! : '???? ???.? ! Must pull 1n» single harness for tho rest of (??rour nnt'rnl life.: ?'?-:?? - ?? . /:? ???? ! ?' Whht is tho matter?' sny/you.' I swan it'd i hard to tell ! '' ' '?. ' ', ' ','. ? | ; Slost of the year* behind us we've passed by; 1 very well !':', ' ' ''' '?''.'''..! I linvo no' other woman, she lms no oilier ? : man— ' '?i':'l: ?'''';; ???'., ?' ( - / [ ! ' Only we've ...
LITERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
lilTEKATUltE. [Under the nbovo heading we intend null . Hsulng, nsoftouns circumstances will pertrift . — - each issue if possible — nrticles of n similar ichnrnoter.; to, the ono below, judiciously delected from the sources nt our. command. Ah we linvo the works of nliout DUO writers , to select from, we hopoto bo nblo'to wilt tlie / : ttnstca of- all olrowes of readers. Articles for ;' insertion tinder this: heading will be thank , fullyrccel veil, but contributors should select . works of. merit, nt tlie snmo time choosing only Hitch as mny bo conveniently published in ono issue — about two columns, or 1100 . lines in length. The editor reserves t lio . right to reproduce miy contributions which ;. mny bo forwarded.] ? ? ?????
REVOLUTION IN STENOGRAPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
A recent Leeds pnper contnins the follow ing interesting letter from its ' Paris correspondent :— ; A revolution in the ern of stouogrnphy nppenrs on tlie verge ot oeing necoiiipiisncd. For the lnst six yearn nn cntrluecr, M.A. Cnssngnc!', has beun working nt nil Instru inent which he cnllx the steno-tcli'gm])h. it hns jnst been oxporiinente-l on with success, in the presence of SI. Floquet nnd n party of deputies nnd gamut*. While a person is speaking, his words can bo stenographed mechanically, transmitted to the four quarters of 'the town, nnil printed simul taneously. The apparatus hns worked regularly for a distance of more than fiOO miles equal to that from Paris to Slar Hcilles, so thatffroin one end of France to the other the public may be able to road in typo whnt is snid nt the Tribune of the Palais Bourbon. Transmission nnd impression are snid to be almost instantaneous. The origin of the invention is a. Htenographienl machine with n keyboard employed in the ltnlinn .Senn...
YANKEE YARNS. PRETTY FEET, AND HOW THEY SHOULD BE CARED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
YANKEE YARNS. PRETTY FEET, AND HOW THEY SHOULD BE OARED FOB. Very little ia vrritton on tho snbjeet of hat, yet » pretty foot, although nocoBiarlly con ocilea muoh of too time— unless its ownir ti niolved to display it— is quite as powerful ? wetnon in tho armourv of beauty as ? nrtttT hand. A slender yet plump foot of moderata length, with short toeB, small hoel »nd arched Instep, is tho ideal of beauty ; and although many well dressed foot appear to possess all these requirements, it will olton be found that much depends upon the dressing. A pretty |baro foot !b a raro posieision, and ? ?oulptor, a young and gifted woman, who had attained cminonco in her heart, aaid that she found it almost impossible to obtain a deiir ?bio model beyond tho ago of childhood. At this period tho charm of baro feet ia a theme for the paintor and poet as well as the soulp tor, and in mamma'B oataloguo of baby ? attractions tho cunning little pink toes are euro to play an important part. A high instep ...
RECHABITE ANNIVERSARY AT PENGUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 4 October 1890
M'.lIlY AX X'T.XttVIX. The anniversary of the Dawn of Hope Tent, I.O.H., mm celebrated iu the lleehabile Hall, Penguin, on Wednesday last. A sump tuons dinner was provided nt (i o'clock, to wlitcn n fair number wit down. A fully attended public mooting was afterwards hold, Mr. Hainsworth, of Latrobe, occupying the chair. . l' b Mr. A. Oliver, secretary, read the annual report, which showed that a great deal of sick pay had been distributed during tho year to several members, and funeral benefits on account of ono member and two members' wives had been paid, and still about .CldO remained in the bank to the credit ot the tent. Tlio building committee's report, given by Mr. J. AV. Ynyley, stated that the cost of the enlargement of tho hall, by adding 12ft. to the length of it (about £S0), lmil been fully met, and tho year's current expenses paid. Special recognition wns made of tho services of Mesdames Jenkins nnd others, for their efforts in connection with tho recent Cako nnd Apron ...