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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
TEETH. THE DENTAL HOSPITAL COMPANY beg to notify that MR VI. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist, will vis'tMDRRURUNDI even- month, and may be consulted at ROONKY'S HOTEL. Next Visit TUESDAY, JANUARY 11. The above Company enaMe the public to have their TEETH attended to by Re sponsible, Experienced and Legally Qualified Dentists. Every Dentist counecterl ?wjth the Company boldt the Highest Qualifications, and has hu own Re pntation to uphold. Full upper or Inwer sots fron- ' A GDINKA.' Dentistry in all its branches at City prices. Misfitting plates remodelled. PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS 2s 6d. FILLINGS FROM 5s. CONSULTATION FREE. DENTAL HOSPITAL CO.. West Maftland, also at Newcastle and Sydney. AGENTS FOE THIS NEWSPAPER. IK SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, & LONDON.
A Wonderful Story of the Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
A Wonderful Story of the Sea. A lad was found bogging in Fly mouth tome years ngo, who told a most wonderful tale of woe. Aeoord ins: to his statement, given with a straight face and an apparently clear conscience, lip had been a cabin-hny on a steamship. For sonic misbehaviour, as a temporary punishment he was headed up in an empty waiercask, and left to reflect upon his wickedness. with only the bunghole of the cask to breathe through. On the following night a terrible storm c«mc up and the vessel went down with all on hoard, excepting himself, ih«( eask bavins; rol led over into the 6oa at the first lunch of the sinking ship. Fortunately for its unhappy occupant, the cask floated with the bunghole free from the water, and in the course of a day or so was cast upon the coatt, where the lad, after making numerous vain attempts to release himself, settled back to die. Borne cows, however, he said, camp strolling along the leach, and ono of them, while switching its tail about, accid...
Outburst of Springs in Time of Drought. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
Outburst off Springs in Time of Drought. By W. E. Abbott, Wincen. The outbnist of springs, aud, as a consequence, the increased flow of water in creeks and rivers without ap rareut cause, just at the climax of a long continued and widespread drouRht, bus occasioned a good deal of interest in New SSuth Wales ; and many theories have been offered in explanation through the press. As the phenomena were verv prouounced ? on my own property at Wineen in , may, up to winch time tlnre bad been a rainfall of only about four inches, I carefully noted what was taking place, with the object of arriving at the im- I mediate cause of the outburst, hopiug | by this rmsns to be in a position to say whether it is or ie not an indic ation of the termination of drought conditions iu the area affected. I do not propose to deal with all the theo ries offered in explanation, but will en deavour to clear the grouud by getting rid of those which, from the position of the men by whom they have been put for...
Our Sydney Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
Our Sydney Letter. [From our Svdney Contributob.] Christmas bas come and gone, and really 1 don't think anyone is very sorry that the festival is over. It 1ms not been a very prosperous time for business people by all accouuts, and although tbe number of people visiting S.yiney from the oountry lias been slightly larger than last year, they do not seem to have had quite so much money to spend as on oilier similar occasions. Il may be tliat tho rain at the commencement of the week, put folks a bit 'ff oolour, for it is a sin gular fact that wet days in Christmas week never pnll themselves up again by extra takings on other days. The natural inference is that if people do not spnnd money on one day they will on another, but such is said by shop keepers, uot to be the case. Whatever may be the purcba&iug power of the public, however, they al ways find money for amusement, and the quantity of caBh which these holi days has swelled the treasuries of the various theatres and other...
The Mystery of Sea-Cliff Towers. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) CHAPTER XIX. SETH ROSEDALES ARREST. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
Hie mysieri of Ssa Cliff Toweis. -ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) By J. D. IIRSTKESSEY, Author of 'The Dis-Honour»Ue,' ' Wyn noni,' 'An AiiBtr*)inn Hash Track,' Gunnery of Church Cunse.t,' etc. . CHAPTER XIX. Bbth Rosedales AaiiBaT. It must not be thought that during nil this time Doctectivo Bruce had over looked Stth Rcwdalc's po3sible con nection with the mystery. Feruville Oot'.agH hnd beftn care fully wa.ehed by two locil const iliiee in plain elofhos ; but until the strange story of Mis. Dalbert's singular ap peranct) in thn haunted chanilipr had reached the ears of the detectives, tbere had been uo positive grounds for making any special move in tbat quarter. A portion of Mr, Bruce's business in Melbourne had been to find oat how far lie was authorised to go in regard to Seth Kosedale, and now iu ? the unexplained absence ot Seymour he bent his steps toward FernvilK The hous* in which Seth Bos---klp had taken up his abode since Miss Ballantyno had inherited Sea-Cliff Towers, was situate...
THE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
THE BALL, It- tlin oveninn a ball was \iAS. in 1'ie School of Arts in aid of the funds of that institution, and was a grr-at success. The ball was promoted by the School of Arts Corumittep, who ar« deserving of grea. praise for the man ner in which they carried it out Ther* wer.-» about 40 couples present, and everything passed off most satis factorily. The hall was very prettily decorated for the occasion, and the music was supplied by Miss Mac narnara. piano, and Mr. Kelly, occor diou. Dancing was commenced about 8 p.m. and was kept up till i a.m. the next, morning. Supper waa cilled about midnight, and one and all did ample ju«! ice to the good tliingB provid ed, of which therp was a plentiful supply. Mr. W. Kelly eiled the posi tion of M.C., and was the right man iu tbe right place.
Speaking of Long Ago. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
Speaking of Lung Ago. To day. afi I pen tbese. lines, one picture, from tlie long-vnnisbeii p»st rises in my me mory as clen-ly us though it hung . n a wall before my very eyes. It is of a boy fourteen years old. propped up in ft great arm-chair with pillows and bed-clothes, and (razing through a window. He is just convalescing after a long and dangerous illness, and is sti ! ihia, pale, and -ieat. TJie strong arms of his loving father have taken bim from Hie bed and place*! him snugly l-y the window in order that he may see bis playmates at their panics in the b.iow ; for the time is n.iii.irintnv Tlino wlro tTinii* tiQMilc In ),im ami be waves bis hand feebly to them. The scene is f-ora my own boyhood, forty yeais ago. What magic h»s conjured it up now? Onlv a sentence from a letter. This : ' 1 was so weak that for years I had to be carried, upstairs to bed.' A lady epcake thus of her girlhood. What a pitiable thin;;. It is not what nature meant ; bet alas ! too often what really ...
A Buncoed Man's Revenge. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 1 January 1898
A Buncoed Man's Re- j vengo. j i Silas Tattnan came to town Satur- j day with the avowed intention of re- j veu(;ii3i» himself on a smooth -spokeu j young man who had met him on a for- ! mer visit and had relieved Iiim of a oarpet sack containing his inouey and return ticket. ; Tattnan came in from Bunkum. Bunkum is renowned for its large hor- , nets' nesis and the warlike tmd j 41 gouchy ' dispositions of tbeir occu- J When Silfts arrived at tbe depot, in- ] stead of going to the hotel, be sat down in tbe smoking-room and wait- ' ed. The Bunkum farmer had not been seated five minutes when be was ap proached hy a fellow with a sharp, in quisitive nose and a checked suit. The stranger extended bis band. ' I believe I know you,' Baid he. 1 You are from ? ' 'Bunkum,1 replied Tatman. '?To be sure. Bunkum. And your J name is — — ' J ' Tfttman.' 1 Why, of course. How are you, Mr. Tatmao ?' I 'Tolerable,' and Tatman looked) flown at hie grip-sack and chuckled. I ' My name's Cunningham,1 we...
A Cooling Drink. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
A Cpoliiig Drink. An American tells of what he consider* Uie best ill ink on a hot summer day. Tin? drink consists simply. of 'rather weak lea.' It ouglvi to be' freshly drawn every, time, and drifiik as soon as it is cool. If taken lukewarm it will not raise ilie temperature, and it is then more soothing than when cold. Thero should not be more than a- teaspoonful oi the leaves in a cup or water, and not more than a small lump oC sugar to eacii cup, if any sugar al all.
Dyspepsia and Bad Teeth. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Dyspepsia aud Bad Teeth. I have often given hints In this column concerning the care of the teeth, and also abuuL indigestion, yet few except iiR-iJic;il mei: know how intimately bad teeth mid dyspepsia are connected. Mas tication is tile lirst process of digestion, and if it be not properly performed the whole system wiJ) suffer. A word in the wise, thin : On the very lirst indica tion ut' leeih decay have them seen iu, for you may believe me when I say that dyspepsia, or failure in digestion, as one gets up iu yeans, means the beginning ol the eod. Goad teeth and longevity gij hand in hand.
Household Hints. Spots Cleaned by Chalk. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Household Hints Snots Cleaned bv Chalk. French chalk, tooth chalk, chalk pen cil—any chalk — is an agent for cleansing in an 'endless variety of ways. Rub it into grease spots on dresses, wall pa per, anything ; it may be rubbed into food spots, say molasses, with excellent effect It disintegrates the dirt, so that it can be scratched or brushed out. liven on wash dresses this easy remedy is well worth applying. Not only spots but the hand-rulibed soiled parts may some limes be restored, or, at least, improved. Rub on the chalk and hang the garment away over night, or for days, to be brushed clean when used again.
Cleaning Carpets. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Cleaning Carpets. Oxgall for cleaning carpets will not be a success unless the carpet has lwen thoroughly beaten free of dust tlrst. liven then it must not be soaked in, as so many housekeepers mistakenly try to do. Put two gills of oxsall tr« one ordi nary-sized pail of water ; use a soft brush, and apply the mixture lightly an«i evenly; a lather will be produced which iuust be rinsed off at once, and briskly, by a second operator, with cold, soft «ater, which must be changed very often so as to keep it quite clear, uuaersianu ing U:at it is uut real washing that is needed, and mat there must be no splashing ami no soaking, lience the use of the soft brush, which will not splutter. Of couiriu liipidity is a great point, as the cnrpe-l will Ih.'ii ili-y more, evenly. For this reason a hot day should be chosen, or, in winter, one in which the room has Ijwii tlRiiou«liiy well jieat^d. Unforiu natvly, ilie oxgall Jias a most unpleasant smell. VNiiicIi, however', very soun dis appears w...
A Useful Hint [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
A Useful Hint Here is a hint which Is recommended to committees of Institutions in low watfcr. It is said that a Brooklyn Ro man Catholic priest has evolved a method of paying off his church debt, which amounted to $110,000, by a some what novel but effective method. He selected eleven of his parishioners, and had their, lives insured fnr $10,000 each. Th-? premiums were paid out of the church collections. Whenever one of the insured died the amount of the policy was applied on the church debt. Up to recently the clergyman had cancelled j J40.000 of the debt by reason of the death - o£ four of his parishioners. The Idea is said by an insurance paper not to be original with the Brooklyn priest. Tbe same sort of thing has been tried with success elsewhere.
He Knew Politics. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
He Knew Politics Some prominent Canadian politicians are busy just now finding fault with the journalists In their midst for ' bogus Interviews,' exaggerated reports, and the rest. Sometimes the blame does not He with the journalist. Lord Duffeiin once addressed the University of Toron to In Greek, and~on the following day the Ontario newspapers announced that his command of the language was astound ing, idiomatic, -and grammatically per fect. Whereupon ; ' How did those Idiots of reporters know that ?' asked Sir Hector Lange vln of Sir John Macdonald. J3CU&.UDC *- tuiu ni^iii, i-rfjiic:u oil John. ' But who told you ? Tou don't know Greek.' persisted Sir Hector. V I don't know Greek,' admitted the Premier with a quiet smile, ' but I know politics.'
Publication Received. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Publication Received. We have to acknowledge receipt of a pamphlet on ' Pro6tab'e poultry breeding for the local and English markets,' from the Board for Etporte. The book is written by Mr G. Bradshuw, Poultry Expert to the Board for Exports, the articles contained therciu having been published from time to time in the Agricultural Gazette. Tbe book U full of most useful and reliable infor mation in connection with the rearing of poultry for protit, as distinguished from breeding for show purposes, and in its pre sent form is most convenient for reference, and should meet a long-felt »nd wide-spread want.
An Attractive Husband. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
An Attractive Husband. The elderly maiden lady had sued the rich old fellow for breach of promise and was testifying. ' You say,' said the attorney, ' that the defendant asked you to marry l'im ?' ' I do.' ' And what did 3'ou do ?' ' T afinentpd him. of course.' 'Why did you accept him ?'? ' He Was different from most men.' ?' In what respect ?' ' He asked me to marry him'.' ' Ah ! Did he protest his love for you ?' ' No. I protested at first ; toward the last I consented.' 'Didn't you marry him for his money ?' ' No.' ' You wouldn't have married him with out the money ?' ' Of course not.' ''Well, do you think that is fair to a man 7' ' Certainly I do,' she exclaimed. ' You don't suppose a woman wants a man for a husband who has no attractions at all, do you?' and then the attorney let her eo.
The Sketcher. Matchmaking. A Hopeless Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
The Sketcher. Matchmaking. A Hopeless Case. Mrs. Desmoud was a supreme dis poser of men. They were the pawus in the chequered game of her life. She. could mate iu a mow. Marriage was a sort of homicidal mania with her. No body ever made I lie slightest resistance against her decrees ; when she thought it proper for a man in propose to a girl she simply told him that the hour had arrived. She was as incontrovertible as the guillotine. Hut Tony Seton. was Mrs. Desmond's despair. Three time's had she invited him to her country house, and twice had he re turned uubeguiled into marriage. Now she was iu despair. Mrs. Desmoud was honestly fond oi Tony Setou. She would have done al most anything for him— except let him remain single. That was too imicli. ex en for her affection. ?? Bachelors au-l funerals 1 hate,' slie said. Tony— eve;, though he were a bachelor— sho cimM not hate. He was too big and brown ;iud boyish for (h:u ; uobudy ever iiateii him. ' Tony,' s;iid Sirs. Desmond one morn...