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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

A xi-:w urrivul ,,f Oih-loiiuj. Liiw.Ioiiui, and Curpi.-tsi-lu-o.l. 1,. Hyvuv. inu -..rcmievpoMtion to (.'x.'cut,' nil ,,.-a..-v.^ ..» f....- ,-,,,,,i.,,.st and bu.-t trims. Arruiwvn, uts havo Iv-Himudo tohnng and m.ila- Winds of nil dr-scriptions. Cui-pots ii.Vidi; iuid, rchii/l (-n tho cheapest terms— Adyt..

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP AND FIELDS TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Ol\\rn,KIUANI) AUGU.S OUf AND ' visions Tiiopiir. Coules A v. Alberts.— 'With (i out for I.',!!, t'ontos C.C. ro.siiine;! their innings. At IDS Byrnes was caught and bowled by Crisp, having played a good free innings for'-(-. Mai. 'funks' followed, but, soon Io,i JXinnin, who wns stumped by Gould. His innings of 111 was a grand performance and proves him (i bntsmau of the highest order. Tim inulti-s j shortly niter closed for .322, M. Tiin.ks lieina ! not out. Against this formidable ' total flie i Alberts, who only had II men to but, scored G!), i und in the second innings scored .'- without 'tin; loss of a wicket. Sorlie, Tuildrglon, tiud Tlnvaite balled well. Uyri.es ,,,..1 Vi^ iwflud splendidly. The CoalesC.q. W a lead of ?l.VS on the first inu.in.g-. Scores : — O^lvs (?-, C, 1.-1 inuiiws. Sweeny, I Civn ????'' tSyrur™, o, aud b Crisp 70 fii^lii'V. Aeimli0li-.il.. .1 M. Tuuk, not out -L Hi«li'.sbO'Hi.. ...U:l Buchanan 1 b w li '' l,iiiineii,l)Tll»-.iiti: ... -_'S Th-,Vi,ile 1 Ci...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

.CRICKET. Hillcrcst C.G. v. Grauville North C.C.— flayed at Harris Park and resulted in rather an easy victory for tho Hillcrests. Following are the scores:— Hillcrcst 1st innings fi.'), E. Suttor 22 not out, and I'. Beanies IS ; Grauville North 1st innings ,').'), Simons 22, IT. Thomp son !-. Hillcrest 2nd innings, till ; Grauville North 1G. P. Beumes and E. Suttor bowled best for tho winners, us did Thompson and Aahmoad for the losers. True Blue v. Collingwood. Won by True Blue by 18 runs. Hoores :— True Blue. Campbell, b Swcenv ... 0 Pmilv, nol out .. I Cninira, e.bSwoi-iiv ... 2 Jtetz', c, b Swrcnv . 0 C.iindiod, b Duiilup ... S Sub.t Snvray ..'. ... -2 Wilkins. run out ... l:t Sub., b Bunion 1 Buckley, b Sweeny ... u Sundries, ' ' lo Weir, b' Sweeny ? 11 _ Ellis, b Sweeny ...II Total ? -a CoIlinL-worid, Hue, b Griudrod ..,11 Konyon. e.h Weir 0 Miller, ll Ul'iiulrou ... l:- Hear, li Urindroil li Sweenv, b Weir ... :l lleuinc*. inn out ' I Dunlop, 1) Weil' ... 0 Tlmmpmm, nut out ...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

TIIE TUUJF. All good sportsmen will rejoice to hear that Mr. G-. B. Kowley, tho clever secretary of the Ko.sehill Racing Club, and one of tho best liked sportsmen knocking' around, is about again. We trust that he has had tho lust trouble with his understandings. Lord Hastings visited the Ilosehill Racing Clubs' magnificent enclosure on Friday, und expresses the opinion that it is the prettiest course he hud set eyes on m his travels. The noble Lord )»I3 seen a good deiil, too. Sir. II. Bennett is uuiiiu actively following up the 'sport of Kings' at liosehifl, where he is in charge of the lodge, and hustjuitea string under his cure, including tbo ' family pet,' Julia Ann. lie has the assistance of George Coghlan, and wo hope the pair will succeed in putting on sufficient polish to onsiiro the popular colours of tho respected proprietor of Brush Farm getting to tho front pretty often.

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A Nice Winter " Garment." [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

A Nioo Winter ' Garment-' An- Auv.-vio..n invent..!- is stilted to Invu elnLuralul 11 lu-ul. thing in the wuy of 11. litcum heater lo carry about on the person. Il is a snmll !i!f-mv:,.u.,isli!ig..f a copper boiler, uu.lei which is a diminutive lump, nil t..,,cas,;,l inn mckcl box, and balunrail something liU0 „ con, puss, so tHut, no mnttor what p^ition the out side box U iu, tin.- boiler untU.mp will .ihviiyn remain 111 th,, ivvpiircl vw-tiuul jKjsition. Tf.o entire upjm-alns i-; m small that if, can be cinieil in tlio n .(,'.-,- 1 Mt'jf the lump is lighted, the w.itvr-iu tl\o boiler is heated and uii-uuliitvtl UiriiUfc-h nibbi'i- luben, which nuts i-numA tho lc.^s, around tli« ankles, iip uround tho buck, and buck to the boiler. The circulation of thi water keeps tlio body warm 011 tho coldest, day A safety valve und escupe fora higher pv.u-.iiro o! steam than the ufl'airis allowed fucwiy flows off nt the back of the wearer's noc-k. Fjaboruto heaters, arc being cousl^tclut for la...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Social. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Social. Mr.. Axi) Mia. J. AV. AVitiieiis entertained a number of friends at their temporary resid nco, ' Wyngullah,' .Smith-street, last Friday even ing. IJiccnterluiiimciittook tlio form of private theatricals, and a large room at the rear of tlio house was nicely decorated with flags, ever greens and Chino-so l.'inlem.s, n .st.-t'e with tho usual appm-tenuneo.5 being erected at one cud of the building. 'I he programme was divided into two parts, the first comprising a uumocroi songs nnd recitations; the second was a comedietta, entitled ' Mrs. AVillis's Will,' which ran very smoothly and gnvo th.s prompter very littlo trouble. After tlio outer tatnment an adjournment was mido to tho supper room, where everyone showed 'rout ac tivity, and the healths of their kind host mill hostess .mil their young (laughers, Misses Ulanche aud dortrnuo, were drunk amid great cheering. O.v AVednesdiiy, 21sl instant, the district sustained an irrepurublc loss in tho marriage of Iheresu, the daughter...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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THE GRANVILLE CRICKET DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Till-; (iKAWILLK CIM.C.M^T l^tSt-.L-'f J'l ^\Tu publish the liiUowin:,' extract I'l-o.m th;. ' Sydnc-v Mail' on I hi; n-.u-Kli.,n raised bv th True Blue, in connection with the Aitmrs'c.ip and Ferris Trophy contests, ai to wh.tb,,!. Bennett, as a member of the Sydney Club, was oligible to play. Tho opinion of this sporting authority fully coincides with the view tnkeu by the committte of the Central Cumberland Cricket Association, who decided that Bennett was not eligible nud ordered tho match tocom mcnvc again, livon tho Granville men should now admit, that possibly they were in the wrong. We quote the extract in full :— ' The question as 10 whether ihe Sydney club enn bo ranked as a senior, has been brought under our notico in a dispute, tho merits of which have been submitted to us in tlio following letter signed 'Cricket' :—' The Central Cumberland Cricket Association nre competing fn- -i cup under con ditions of which I enclose a copy. Part of condition tw.i prouludcs mntch-plu...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Fi.vrr k !?:.?-. Ciulalea v. l-'^ld -.^ Mar., at FicU of Mar.s to-dny :— Huliiiaii.-k (:J), liowl'.'ll, liuthurford Card, l.'iickrisre,1 l\ rniii.lv, 1 Miristic, Pilchor Wbitefonl, Wenrii (1), Claxton (2^

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

A COURSE of SUNDAY EVENING LEC TURES will bo given in Macqunrie streot Wesloyau Church by the Rev. P. J. Stephen, on the TEN COMMANDMENTS APPLIED TO MODERN LIFE, commencing on Sunday evening at 7.15. 1st lecture:— ' Historic and introductory view of tho Deca logue.' Strangers provided with scats and hymn bo. ks. FEW TONS OF WIRE, Rusty, a reduced price. MURRAY BROS. ALLOTMENTS OF LAND. Ik. FOR SALE. With Stone Foundations in Lansdowno-strcot. Also allotments in Dixon-streot, on liberal terms. Torrents Act. Five minutes walk l'rom Railway Station. Apply THOMAS DIXON. ParnuiKitta South. LACK FENCING, G, ^\l^'WhTto'uvoss. MURR'-Y BROS. /~1ATlANACTrS Disinfectn nt for Closet \J Pans, Cesspits, Drains, Stables, Dust boxes, Sick Rooms, and Hospitals. Agents, MURRAY BROS. f^URPETS made, laid, and rohiid. FurTiU V; turo repaired and polished. MURRAY BROS. ? ~O O It S A h .K ?-;i ALLOTMENTS OF LAND, from | aero t.) ?- acre blocks, Parramatta North and South, and Sherwood. Apply. COATES AND H...

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Dundas. PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Dundas. PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The first aunual meeting of the Dundas Progress Ass ciation was held at Mr. W. T. Spurway's on Friday evening. Members pre sent: Mr. S. Goold, J.I'., in the chair, aud Messrs. G. Hodge, W. Spurway, P. C Jarrett, AV. II. Monckton, K. Smith, J. Stephens, T. Hill, P. Ryan, J. Fnlford, «. W. Cowell, J. T. Wright, and C. W. Mills, lion. sec. Several letters from Messrs. 1?. Parnell aud John Nobbs, Ms.L.A., concerning various matters conueotcd with tho district, were read aud received. The secretary reported that Mr. F. Farnell, M.L.A., had paid fclie district a visit, so as to become bettor acquainted with its require ments, and that he had accompanied him to point out the various wants. He said that Mr. Farnell expressed himself much pleased with his trip, and desirous of doing what he could to assist them iu improving that part of the electorate. Tho secretary reported that (at last) the bridges on ihc Kissing Point Koad were re ceiving tho repairs that th...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

ChrlstmaSo. Christmas. ChrlstmaSo New Year. New . Year. New Year. I; Important to Heads of Families and the Public Generally. j J^v E^qapaE^ESa i^^w^mm^^mm^-m^ cfpss, Has much Pleasure in callinS attentio11 to llis present stock of ENGLISH AND COLONIAL' BOOTS and SHOES, in nil ^ $ limp sU 1 S i%J I ! i Ci3 ^ pCi'' Ladies' Gents.', and Children's, which will be found on inspection to be CHEAPER and BETTER VALTJE than can 'be It W !''& If [ill ll P 1 ^P I if' ^ raSa purchased at any other Establishment in PARRATV1ATTA. Having his own Factory in First-class Working Order, his X22^ e&jb^3eS3 \j ffiladisa *%z^' g^a ^ das sMsssM «2&3 w facilities are greater for manufacturing a TH3R0UGH GOOD ARTICLE, as it is well known that JOHN' HUNTER'S Boots have become a Household Word Wherever you go. The Advertiser would therefore ask all THOSE WHO HAYE NOT YET TRIED HIS BOOTS, TO DO SO, as they will save money by Purchasing Articles which will give satisfaction. ^^' Remembe...

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St. Joseph's Consumptive Hospital. Parramatta. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

St. Joseph's Consumptive Hospital. Parramatta Tun opening of the Hospital for Consump tives iu Parramatta, iu connection wilh St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney, has been at tended with such gratifying 'results thnt the managers have been induced to erect consider able additions to their extensive establishment opposite St. Patrick's Church, I'arrani.itla. ThiMimv bnilflinu- is aidnin two storcv struct nru of 14 inch brick wall on a concrete foundation; it is 82ft. 4in. long by i:ttt. tin. wide; the ceilings are l!i feet high, boarded, and every attention but been paid to the thorough venti lation of both floors. On the ground floor I here are six windows buck and front, and upstairs five windows and two niseinouls in the front, and four windows and two casements in (lie buck, the easements leading out lo seven' feet balconies, which run I ho entire length of tho building front and rear. Tho roof will be of slate, and a cone ceiling will bo adopted, as it is considered be; t for venti...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ROSEHILL RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

ROSKHJ.1.,1', RACING CLUB. The ever-popular Rosuhil! Racing Club hold another meeting this afternoon, the entrances and weights in the handicaps oa Ihe programme being appended. The programme is a good one for sight-seers, us il, includes two jumping races. 'I he sport will open with the t.runvillo Stakes, which has induced a largo entry. It is like trying to find a noodle in n hay-sUck to spot, the winner, but Creeper, Tusouroru, and Second Thought should run remarkably well. Last King should walk in for the Maiden Hurdle, b.ir ao-.ident.-i, and the next best iniiy be Gobolion and Glonvale. Even ! wilh list. 7 lbs Marmion should run forward, iu j the Steeple, und so should Last King (If he bo reserved). Moth Mr. Uunnolt'.s p!iir, \V«i' fun.'i' and Julia Ann, should botrc.itol with re spect. Touchstone, limy Bee and Zephyr may li,iw the winner of the Ashliuld Handicap amongst them- Following arc the weights : — Tin-. lir.ASVii.i.r. Sr\KKs.-li.'. fmlm.us. st l!i :.l !li JSiiy II ? H ...

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Sports and Games. BLACKTOWN ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Spprts and Games.. B1ACKTOAVN ANNUAL RACIiS. Officials .-—Judge, Mr. J. AVulls ; Committee Messrs. J. Wilkins, (i. Watts, A. Fitz siiuinuus, AV. Douglas, A. Scholield, and M. Reddun ; Treasurer, Mr. T. AVilkius ; President, Mr. J. Scholield; Starter, Mr. AV. Smith; Secretary, Mr. J. Fitz simuiouii. Tun annual race meeting of the good folks of Blac.ktown was held on tlio kicid'courso on Saturday afternoon, in the presence of between ;S00 and -100 persons. Undoubtedly the op pressive nature of the weather militated largely against the attendance. The day was cer tainly one of the most disagreeable experienced this season, but we hope on tho next try our enterprising neighbours wiil meet with better luck. A large percentage of the crowd was made up of what is known among.-t themselves as ' the push,' who do not scruple to 'turn' any sort of a shilling to enrich themselves. Thoro were no end of ''small fry'' rmiuing shilling totalisators, and it was amusing to hear them yelling the ridi...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Parramatta Licensing Court. THURSDAY, 20th NOVEMBER (Before Messrs H. Byrnes, N. Stewart, and J.E. Manning, L.M's) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Parramatta Licensing Court. Thursday, 29th November. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, IT. .-to wart, and J. 15. Manning, L.M's-) John Baker, rcensceol Baker s Hotel, Black - tcivn, pleaded guilty to having sold !;quor to John Snell, on Sunday, 11th November. E -fondant said.he had nothing- to say in jus tification, it was a mistake of identification. Fined £3, with os Gd costs of court. Dennis Hartiguu was charged with unlaw fully selling liquor on 24th November at his house, Potts Hill, ho not being tho holder of a license or the agent or servant of the holder of a license. Mr. T.H. Hellyor appeared for tho prosecution. Mr. C. Bull appeared for defen dant, who pleaded not guilty. Sergeant Magarvoy stated that ho wont to defendant's plii'jo at Potts Hill, accompanied by four con stables. Saw defendant and a man named Lahiif behind a counter. Defendant said ' ' I am themauager, and in charge.' A glass of ale was on the counter before a man named Fitzgerald. At tho same time Lahift'o drew a...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, T. F. McKenzie, and N. Stewart, Js P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

TlIVjESDAY, NOVEMBBE 20. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, T. F. MoICcnzie, and N. Stewart, Js P.) Robert Smith, an old man, very deaf and nearly blind, known as 'Harry the scissors grinder,' was charged with attempting t- stab Henry Jones, aged 10, son of Mr. S. Jones, Church-street, Parramatta North, on Wednes day afternoon. Constable Welsh arrested the accused from information received. Accused said tho boys wero throwing; stones at him. Samuel Jones, carpenter, stated that he saw accused chasing his son in his yard on Wed nesday afternoon, with the knife produced in his hand. The boy |got over tho fence, when witnet-s tapped accused on tho shoulder and asked him what ho was doing there. Accused then closed the knife and came down the yard. His sou did not give accused any provocation ; did not sen any boys about. Henry Jones, son of lust witness, stated that ho saw accused on the verandah opposite his father's place yester day iiftcriMou, and saw some boys run away up the road. Witness...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Agricultural and Horticultural. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Agricultural and Horticultural. By ' Westmead.' Hivin'O Bees. — Tho subjoined sketch is a copy of one illustrating ' an improved device for hiving bees.' 'It is constructed ' (snys the paper whence I ' scissored' the information) 'with a standard having points on its lower cud to tnlco a firm hold on the groutd as shown in Fig. 2, and a guido loop near its upper end for holding n sliding box or hive supporting section. Tho sliding section us a loop to clasp the standard, and at its lower end has a hinged extension piece, which serves as a handle for sliding the upper section, this extension piece lmviug a. sharp pin to strike into tho upper suc tion for holding the pieco in folded position. The sliding section is hold at any desired place by inserting a pin beneath it in holes provided therefore in tho standard.' Starved llnoon.- — 'I he following observations which are very much to the? point are from the apioulturul column of that 'live'' Victorian journal the 'Farmer*1 Gazette ' ...

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Carlingford. VISIT OF ANGUS MACKAY'S STUDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Carlingford. VISIT OF ANGUS MACKAY'S STU- . DENTS. Hit. A. Mackm, of the Sydney Technical College, with a number of his students paid Uarliugford a visit ou Saturday afternoon last, for the purpose of viewing the 'orchards (as a sort of object lesson). By appointment they wore met by Mr. Cole, who was to act as guido on their landing at tho Carlingford station (about 2.30 11. Tn ^ rPhf- nnrl-.v niinspri n. siiTnvinn on account of their number, and tho persons who wero in the train, as well as others, seem ed quite astounded. I thought that it might be Mr. Eddy, with a number of gentlemen, come to visit our new station and siding, and other matters connected with the railway, but I was soon informed otherwise, for Mr. A. Mackay appearing on the scene intr - duced me to his army. After arrangements had been made as to tho best course to pursue, it was arranged to foot it through to Parra matta, viewing orchards on the way. Tho weather was very oppressive, and I may say very unsuitable...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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St. Peter's Church, Sherwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

St. Peter's Church, Sherwood. St. Peter's Church, Sherwood, was opened tho first time for Divine Sorvico on Sun day evening by Archdeacon Gunthor, Special lessons, psalms, and authorised prayers were hold. Tho sermon was based on Actsii., 41-17, which tho Archdeacon regarded as apic turo of the Apostolic Church and a model. The religious life, tho church life, and tho social life of these primitive Christians, was fully ex plained, and its effects. A sketch of what Chris tianity had done for different classes ot society as a restorative agent was given, aud some ac count ot church principles. The building, which is a substantial brick building, has cost about iSSO, nearly the whole of which has been raised within the last three mouths. Tho Archdeacon, in speaking .if the liberality of the people, said he had very rarely found church men wanting in liberality when a proper ob ject was put before them aud when appealed to from tho highest motives. Evidence of his statement ho thought ...

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Some Recollections of an Old Journalist. A NIGHT ON THE MAUNGATUA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888

Some Recollections of an Old Journalist. SpieUdlii written fur the Cmnforlaml Anjm By Old Potomac. A NIGHT ON THE MAUNGATUA. The essence of a preface — like that of wit — should be brevity : mine shall bo as brief as possible. Tiie recollections with which I hope to be sncccssfnl in entertaining tho readers of the Aituus extend over a period of quite a quarter of a century (Jihcn f'i'/fcrs.'J, and are chiefly based upon experiences iu active employment as a journalist in miiiy countries, and on equally active service as a 'soldier of fortune' under more than one flag. Unlike HIV 11J.UUU, V^UllCJ-OI. JIL^iJ-iUl, O. UU1I11UL tJlil'lllt HI have 'fouton under fourteen flags' ; but I have carried the sword under tho 'Stars and Stripes'; shouldered the rifle under 'tho meteor Hag of England' ; and wielded the pen of ' the special correspondent ' under two others— not always out of range of tho whist ling bullet and the shrieking' shell. And if after such, and other, experiences a man whos...

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