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What We're [?] Coming To. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
Wlim W.'rr \\ romlna To. It will lie a profitable thing to be a dentist 'about tin- year 3000 A.D.: The, scientists toll mis tlmt as man becomes more .human -he -will lose -his beastly adornments. Kirsl. the hair ; ne.\£ the eyesight and sense of smell, and, accord ing lo'Trofessor TojTeT at last become toiiiS the .cause ,«f thd.jiiwK becoming weaker and smSllev *ach gctieniiion. There is now no ytmn left for the .wis dom teeth or the upper incisors ; the wisdom teeth are retiirded. often cause great pain, and decay early. The second Incisors put out at the sides of the gums, causing 'tusks.'l Tlie snme suppres sion has been observed lu the outer pair of superior incisors. This Is owing not only to a veduetuin in the kIkk i-f'tue jaw but to a prolonged delay in the appearance of the teelli. In the same way men and tbe man-like npps have fewer teeth than the lower 'monkey. VTtien this difference in dentition has been established, mail may claim to be a new species, apart from low sav...
"Long John." [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
' FjOnv Jolnf.** Mr. John O'Oo.nher, who defends ?.Tubes: H.ilfour, ' ivYik Hie ' Long John' iylio sat for jipperary iu the last Tarlia 'ineut. but was rejected by Kilkenny City in 1S02. His Oft. 4Jn. made him a notable object In the House of Commons. tvr. fc . -j. -iouin once cartooned lnm m Beet ions in tie ' Westminster Gazette.' His, head and body appeared one' day. with. the intimation. 'To be continued in our next.' and sure enough on the following day there appeared a» evi dently unattached pair of interminable,, legs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
Municipal District of Narromine. ABSTRACT OF RECEIPTS AND 'DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE HALF YEAR ENDED 6th FEBRUARY, 1899. RcTenne— Rates ? 122 6 9 Total ... ? £122 6 9 Expenditure — salaries ... 17 15 7 Officp expenses, including Rent ? 2 12 6 Work, nerviccs and im provements ... 0 5 0 Working plant end office furniture ? 1 17 0 Interest pn Bunk overdraft to Deo. 8L, 1893 ... 0 2 8 Miscellaneous ... 26 3 11 Bank Balance Gommercial Bauk ... ... 73 9 3 Cash in .band at close of half-year ... ... 0 0 10 Total ... ... £K2 6 9 Ilieroby certify the ebovi? acconnt to be correct, nnd to em n-n pond with the bertha cf necuuut and vnuclrosi^r oilier flocumcnts in support thereof, in the possession or power «f tlie Municipal Couucil District of Kftrromiue. JA4IESKELFON, Mayor. We certify that, all the nrrrwnry books nf accounts, vouchers, and otli^*' documents in support thereof, in ilie pnpspssioii or power uf the Muuioijwl Council of Narrqmine- Imve b.vn rxamiued by bb; tbatihe foregoing statemen...
PRE-NUPTIAL CHATTER. AN ORIGINAL LOVE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
PRE-NUPTIAL CHATTER. AN ORIGINAL LOVE STORY. He struggled to kiss her, she struggled tbe same To, prevent him, bo bold and undaunted, But, us smitten by lightning, he beard her exclaim. ' Avaunt, sir 1' and off lie avaunted. But when be returned, with the KendiBtieat laugh, Showing clearly that he was affronted, And threatened by main force to carry her off, WI'V VI1V1J, MJVRM L ( IIUU ' III ID |JUUL 1CUV1T don'ted. Then softly, he whispered, ' How could you do so? 1 certainly thought 1 was jilted; But come thou with rnc, lo thn parson we'll Say wilt tlrou, my dear?' and she wilted. »«? HE TOLD HIS STORY. A girt had sued a yoiing man for breach of promise, and the defendant wiib on tho wit ness at and undergoing the usual torture in cidental to such occasions. ?? 1 understand, Mr. Slimpkine,' Baid the lawyer, ' that you asked the plaintiff, Miss Trniktee, to be your wife. Ie it true?' ' In course it is,' replied the witness, boldly; ' I ain't up here to lie about a little thing like...
Police Court. SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 1899. Before L. S. Donaldson, Esq., P.M. STEALING FROM THE DWELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
Police Court. SATURDAY, t'EB. 18, 1899. Before h. 8. Donaldson, Esq., P.M. CTEALDJO «OH TBC DWEIXIHO. Patrick Murray and Rebecca Mur ray, ftliaB Gonph, were brought np on remand from Orange, charged with stealing in company a nnm ber of articles, the property of MegHm Mack and Austin, of Narromine Station. The acenspd were defended by Mr. Kearney of urance, And onb-Iuspeutor CaauToa conducted the prosecution. Arthur Levi Boon, depos d : I am a constable nf police stationed at Ka«t Omnge ; I beard my evidencp, ftiten at Orange, read, it is correct and refers t-i the acensed now before tbe Conrt ; the- whole of the articles with the ex crption of the Bngar, were depcribfi in my former evidence; I foaur) nrticK-8 in acenspds' honse at Orange : they consist: of one piece of hoee, two buggy lamps, one sauuige machine, 2 camp ovenc. one snucepan, tight -»titc knives, 16 forks, one carving knife, five teaspoons, one tablespoon, a qnau tity of draptry, three bBgg of enpitr and one of Salt (...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
It seeinB bard Jy consonant with that strict BenBs - of British jtistice, on which wo bo pride onrsdves that the two acensed in a late case should have been kept so long in con* Gueraeut awaiting their trial. Ac oording to popular belief, a person is considered innocent until pro red to be cniltr. bnt in the case ander notice. -he panisbment inflicted, nniotention ? ally of course, was conch greater be. fore the trial than after — thus very ranch reversing tbe usual order of things. In justice to the police, it must be mentioned that they were blftraelesB in the matter, na they were nnable to get a Justice of the Peace to Bit on the Bench, and so were com. pelted perforce to await tbe arrival of the Magistrate. This is a vt-rv de plorable state of affairs— a state «f affairs that, as a matter of convenience alone, leaving common jnstice oat i-f the question altogether, should be altered at once. Surely, when we re call the lavish manner in which tbe present Government has made ap po...
THE ENGLISH CORONATION CHAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
THE ENGLISH CORONATION CHAIR. The most precious relic in all Eoglaqd and to the English in all Europe is mi old Gothic chair which stands in the chapel of St. Edward in Westminster Abbey, IjiFide the aword and shield of Edward III, It is made of black oak in the Gothic style, and the back is covered with carved inscriptions, including the initials of many famous men. The feel arc four lions, that look like poodle i4r\(TS wiitll t.h*-ii. tttlla ftiii-lnfl 'n nuav tWir backs. The seat is a large Btone about 50 inches loug by 18 wide, and 12 inches thick, »nd all the sovereigns of England for the last eight hundred years have sat upon it when they ware crowned. The chair is known as the coronation chair, and the Btone is claimed to be the same which Jacob, the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham, used as a pillow when he laid down to sleep on the starlit plains of Judah that memorable night when he was on his way from Beershcba tnHaran in search of a wife. It was then that lie had his dre...
A BREACH OF PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
A BREACH OF PROMISE, The crowced court-room echoed to the thunder of applause with which the ' sum ming-up ' of Judge Stevens iii a most im portant breach of promise case was received. The injured ladv was presented with the prcttv little sum of five hundred pouade as a healing salve for her bruised and wounded affections by au 'intelligent jury,' who narujy look ume io reure, so xnoveu au-j im pressed had they been by the Judge's indig nant eloquence. The false swain Blunk uway as soon as possible from the battery of .firurn ftil eyes that was levelled at him with thu pronouncing of the verdict. TKe crowd be gun b lowly to file out of the court-room in the wake of the laily and her f riendB. Aud the Judge, steeping into the carriage that waited for him at the entrance to the Court House, was driven home by the steady old coachman, who had been in his service for more than fourteen years. The coachman would have been somewhat astonished if he had heard the heavy sigh with which his ...
In the Same Line. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
In ilie 8amc Line. I was at the .?' bargain counter' of a store when l'saw a good-looking, well dressed little woman 'slip a cake of soap and a bottle of perfumery Into her pocket. She realised that I saw her, but after giving me a glance she pocketed a powder-box, -which was among the 'marked downs.'- I felt It my duty to point a moral, ana eaging up alongside Ol I1KV X ixuu . ' Don't you know that is stealing ?' ' Of course,' she replied, ' And yet you take your chances ?' ' What chances ?' ' Why, I saw you take the things and could have you arrested for a thief.' ' T*s, .Just so '-I' she.Jaughed, ''.but as you Happen to'be ion the same lay yourself I'm not afraid ! Why don't you go for one of those cigar cases 7' ,
BALL-PLAYING IN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
BALL-PLAYING IN CHURCH. A singular custom is observed at Auxerre. on Easter Day ; the canons, in the very centre of the great church, playing bolemoly at ball. Vespers being sung, instead of conducting the bishop to hiR place, they pro ceed in order into the nave, the people Standing in two long rows to watclr. -,'ir(l- inzup their skirls a little way, the whole body of clerics await their turn iu silence, while the captain of the singing boys casts a bell into the air, as high as he can, along the vaulted roof of the central aisle to be caught by any boy, and tossed again with hand or foot till it pasBes on to tho portly chanters, the chaplaint, the canonB themselves, who finally play out the game with all the de corum of »d ecclesiastical ceremony, A lady went into a Boston book-store to purchase a certain reference-book, She wanted a copy of an edition having aa appen dix to it, and said so to the ' saleslady,' who, after looking over the shelves for a moment or two, held up a co...
The Domestic Fly. Perfect Sterilisation. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
1 The Domestic Fly. Perfect Slerlllmiliou. The Royal Society lias been bringing I rather a serious charge against the do- I inestic tiy. It accuses him of purveying ' infection. The evidence adduced is that the society caught the fly and made him walk up and down a cultivated bacillus, after which it restored Uim to liberty for three hours in a' large' room. The eueietv avers that it subsequently re captured the same fly, aiid induced him i to make tracks. 'upon sterilised potato, i iu which tracks the society traced ; bacilli. This seemed to us rather steep I tsays the 'Pall Moll -Ja«e(te'). Ac cordingly, we have been trying a tiy our selves. ^Ve Jmd: him, to afternoon .tea. He disported Jiiinself fa4U« quintessence of bacillus— Londou milk. But when he had llnished the first thing he did was to sterilise himself. He cleaned off his | hindermost legs against his wings. ? Then he cleaned his wings with his middle legs, and these in turn with Ills j forelegs. He cleaned them with his...
SPIRITUALISTIC MEDIUMS. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
SPIRITUALISTIC^ MEDIUMS. In tlie United States the cult of spiritual ism is making mpid strides. Spiritualism itself is becoming one of the exact sciences. xne Tunowmu is' a~ «TItniijf3Voii] the 'San Francisco Examiner ' for March 31st, 1898: Spiritualism. Truth tells, and parlours crowded. Mrs. Dr. A. V. Howe. The cele brated 4jueen trance medium. Every hid den mystery revealed. She gives advice on business, sales, trades, changes, journeys, law suite, divorces, speculations, love, court ship, marriage, settles lovers' quarrels, re unites two separated, causes a speedy and happy marriage, she locates mines and buried treasures, tells sf your friends and enemies, removes all evil influences. Tn the sick especially her assistance is priceless. The wonderful cures which she has made are the talk of tbe vhole slope. — Address or call Mrs. Dr. A. D. Howe, 1206 Market, opp. 6th first floor. But Mrs. Howe's prospectus is nothing to that of Airs. D. F. Clarke, who, strangely enough, gives ...
Flattering [?] [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
Flmierinji Uliti.-'-. The young lady from .Huston bad just met the. yomlK man from Chicago at the house of a friend, anil, as lie had *»eeu ? represented to her us a very bright fel low, she felt. Hint slie was going to have a pleasant talk with him. she led' him along through an Interesting lbtle series of personal compliments to accujHtom mm io i lie uosiou luauiier, so to bjmmik. and then she sprung Ibsen on him. 'OY course,' she said, alicr a brief touch upon books, ' y-ni know Uiseu V' ' Ibsen V Ibsen i' lie repeated «lo\vly, as ifr in doubt. ? ' Yes ; Ilemik Ihseu.' ' Urn— urn,' am] lie rubbed his -chin and contorted his face. 'Does he live in Chicago Y' ?V ' Why,' she laughed, uncertain whether be %vas serious or only trying to quls! her, ' of course he doesn't.'* 'I though! nut.' ho said in a tone of great relief. ?? I've only been Sn tbe 'busi- ness six months, lint 1 rather flattered myself that 1 kuew overy pork-packer in town.'—' Detroit Kite i'ress.'
Spray. Fine Lace. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
~ Spray. ;- '? Flne*jj»«%c. At the sale of Irish- work at Lord Fitz williaiu's house' In firosveuor-sipjare. Xjondon, there was exhibited a lionuee of tbe finest needlepoint, ihree yards* Jn^leugth by isin. deep, which occupied eight workers for twelve months in the making. Allowing the moiU-rate wage of 10s. a week to each worker tlio mist of this production was nwr f2rto._ it was made.ln the lace school or the Presenta tion Convent: of Vouglial. A narrower piece, made in the same school, was tlie year's product of six workers.
Converting Salt Water Into Freak. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
CouviTllnii Nnli Wnler fnlS' Frr.li. X curious properly of the trunks of trees has been discovered, thai of re taining tlie salt ol' sea water which has been tillered through the trunk in ihe direction of the libiv.s. In an apparatus, especially adapted lu ship use. water is puuiped from tin- sea into a ivservoir find (hen forced through llic Jilior formed by the tree trunk. When (lie ?required pressure is lv-ached. about, two ' atmospheres, the water' makes its exit at the other extremity in a fine stream and is said to In1 five from every par ticle- of saline taste. The. tree trunk used measured liifi. in length by: (iin. ill diameter. Some trees are lietter adapted to the purpose than others.
A Curious Feat. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 February 1899
A I'urloim Frnl. , A curious feat of engineering iR re corded by that careful observer, Hev. J. O. Doiw.v, rej,',-irding tin.1 Oniaha tribal circles. He says : ' The circle was not made by measurement, uoi- did anyone give -lirectionsi where each tent should be placed— that was left to the women. -Though they did not measure the dis tance, each woman knew where to pitch her tent.' She also knew the proper distance apart for safety on the one haiiil; or for the convenience of dressing hides ou the other.
Vagrant Notes.0 [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
[Vagrant Notes. When a poet diverges a considerable distance from the truth, he does not snffer in the least in the estimation of the public. Ob dear no, all the blame is laid on that long suffering and tnysterions entity called poetical license. The poetical faculty innst loom -very large in the correspondent who furnished the news of the late fire to the Metropolitan papers, for they contain, brief though they were, more fabrication to the square inch than one would think possible. Ac cording to the veracious chroniclers, the fire must have wandered about for some little time before making up its mind in which place to start, for no less than three buildings are granted the honor of originating it. The account also went as near as it could to killing one individual, pandering perhaps to that love of blood said to be inherent in us all. Truly we go from home to bear news. *** One pleasing feature was the wil lingness of all and sundry to render what asaistanoe they could. Talk of t...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
Local Items. ? » — - A Railway Item.— Mr. G-. W. Bell, sec retary to the Nuvromine Railway League, ii in receipt of a letter from the Department of Public Works, Sydney, acknowledging receipt of his letter re Coonamble Tailway connection to tlie western line, and intimating that a further communication will shortly be made. Music— 1 he Harromine Brass Band will render the following programme on Satnrdny evening : — March, ' Elephant,' H. V. de Mahden ; March, ' Garrison,' E. Newton ; Waltz, ' Genovieve.' A. Paul ; March. 'Cannonade,' E. Newton j Overture. 'Sol- dier's Parting,' Weaver i March, ' Death of Nelson,' ;Brahauv; Fantasia, ' JSoyal Star,' J. Jubb; March, 'True rijl Death,' E. Newton. Socul. — A very enjoyable social was held in the Assembly Hull, on Friday evening last. There were about 30 couples present, and dancing was kept up until about 1 o'clock in the morning. The music, -which was pro vided by the newly-formed brass band, under the leadership of Mr. Weaver, gave gr...
THE YARRA CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
THE TARRA CRIME. Late on Saturday night tbe curtain was practically rung down on the Boot Trauk Tragedy, for, although Tod and Madame Radaleki were found guilty and sentenced to death, the recom mendation to mercy will save their neoks. Asked why the recommenda tion Was made, the jury replied that the prisoners did not intend to wil fully commit murder. Dr. Gaze was acquitted, and rightly no, as there was not a scrap of evidence support ing the Crown's contention that he Was an accessory ft the crime. As for Madame Radalski, her position is peculiarly painful. While engaged in an illegal experiment on Mabel Ambrose, the subject raysterionsly succumbed to suffocation. Medical aud surgical investigation failed to divino the cause of suffocation, and Madame Radalski evidently is as much in the dark as the doctors. The point is, however, that the girl suddenly expired during the performance, or about the period, of an illegal act. The fact made Madame technically, though not wilfully, g...
An Incident of Morgan the Bushranger. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
Ml laoidont of Mor gan 'the Bushranger. -Oy 'PJftufior' iutho ' Freemnn,') Old liubhy fi~ was n *ti'tftUi-r. millionaire «n tlie Uivoriua dhti lot, wnd M tfoUt«fl*tod ftu old «ort-w a* «-vt-r cumb red the earth. On one of )iie ipUniJid gtatiuns ihM.y Amp!»fi-ri » lanrrim) poaplo, the 'iiiuti.imi h-nig n fooaiHjary-ridfr, th» vrifu loukiiijr, nftor *ho Uatund ?.Handing to tjia'aiiuirine. One day tan ami, while riding round on his ttnunl .«w(c, was thrown from Jn'x hm-so And kill'.'i). Thy rut-inn curt - Jwi Uwn wnt out Uy U-bUy, ilw b«wit, tho day bafwrd witli tho umiaI w.vk'h tupnliO'S bat the mamaut lh« nii-.«rly iiustor heard of Ira servtwt's d'a'-!i ho want a mmago qS to stup iliu «.ui Riui brinu th* rotioua Imuk. Ha ngtwd to ration i!m NAS mily, nnfl t!\n niuu b ? juj^ dead. Muliliy Uidu't bco why ho ?liuulii kiisU; a supply up m the woman. For npnnnoss iliu.yiu shi ily devilish, ijut. it in At thin p'jiui MiHiil«t bua'ii'aug'T J*w£au c iuimh iutit tin* story, Morgan was prowlin...