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THE WAY OF THE WORLD. AN AUSTRALIAN NOVEL. SYNOPSIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
THE WAY OF THE WORLD. AN AUSTRALIAN NOVEL. Bv GROSVENOR BUNSTER. SYNOPSIS. The story introduces us to the heroine (Alice Harrington), who has obtained a remunerative situation as governess, through the aid of the Jiev. Mr. lingers, in honor of which her friend. Ethel Lafleur, determines on giving the household a picnic to liiu'litnn bench. They are accompanied by Willie (Alice's brother) and an effervesci-nt French man, named Minis. Bii-nn, and his wife. While there they meot a Mr; Gordon, a resident, tn whose cottage they adjourn, to whom, however, Ethel LaHein expresses a to her charge as gin-ernes*, and Mr (imrpe Gordon tries to discover her wheivnbonts. This is achieved through feeing her in a theatre in which Miss LaHeur makes her dthut as an actress. The latter warns Alice urainst Mr. Gordon The latter, however, makes love to Miss Harrington, who consents tu become his wife. Shortly before the marriage the pill discovers that the treacherous Gordon lias n wife living, and the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Mr. M. B. Wood, of the Government Geo logical Department, writes :— I wish to state, to reassure the i.eri'ous, that Mr. J. I. Mar shall, dentist, of 28 Wyuyard Square, ex tracted several troublesome teeth for me hy his new local process, without causing the slightest pairj. — (Tt'is letter speaks for itself). Also complete (Upper aud Lower) Gum block Go! j Suction sets of teeth are perfect ly adap'eJ to the mouth for Five PoiidcIb. Mastication guaranteed. These are tbe b-et made, compatible with comfort, faithful wo-kaiaut-hip, and natural appearance of beauty. O:-1 misfitting cases remodelled. Nervous pui-nts fitted with teeth if required without int r'ering with o«n defective natu ral ones or roots. Absolutely painless ex tractions and stoppinge. Otherwise no fee. Only address, Mr. J. I. MARSHALL, Den tist, 2S WyyrARB Sqctare, Svdney. (The original firm).*
WAY OF THE WORLD PART XIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
WAY OF THE VVOLiLD. ' PAET XIII. Among the many admirers who gathered urounil the vaiu woman was this Mr, Edwards. He was then a young man, coarse enough, as he is now, and by no means a gentleman, but possessed of in dominitable auda.ity, which, in American society in particulars better than fine man ners or a handsome person. This man, cool sensual, and cunning, had early counted on the ruin of Mrs. Harrington. An IllilUl UtlflSCll, 1IC WHO «*VU-LU WJBV 11*^1 beauty and talent — she had both poor creature — would serve his purse ; and for this reason, as well as from desire, he set about coolly and deliberately, to accom plish her ruin. How he contrived to gradually wean the poor foolish creature from all sense of duty, I know uot ; how in his coarse manner and commonplace appear ance he did not suggest a comparison which alone might have warned and saved her, I cannot till. I only know that one day we were stunned and most cruelly' grieved to hear that the forlorn sinful creature...
AMERICAN SARCASM [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
. AMERICAN SARCASM. The San Franciso Argonaut, commenting on the alleged democracy of Australia, derides our hankering after Ihe British nobleman thusly -.—'Lord Brassey has scandalised Mel bourne society. The first time he occupied the vice-regal box at the theatre, he noticed sitting in the gallery several sailors from his y»cbt,»nd terrible to relate, he nodded familiarly to tbtm.' In this respect Melbourne only follows the example of the eastern states of America, but it is extremely doubtful whether Australian ladies would act like their Transatlantic «* lens and invite Yvette Guilberte, the singer ol disreputable French chansons, to ln«ir
The Mystery of Sea-Cliff Towers. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) CHAPTER XX. DETECTIVE SEYMOUR'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
lie Ipiiil Miff Tpis. -ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) By J. D. HENNESSEY, Authirnf »-Th«j Dis-Honour»Ue,' ' Wyn iumi,' 'An Auslrslinn Hush Trade,' Gunnery of Cliarcli Cnnte.t,' etc. CHAPTER XX. Detective Seymour's Stort. It «ae not until Melbourne was reached, however, and Setb Bosedalu nafely ioflged in the Roal, that the dptedir^'s story wns -old. Seth Rose dale had exhil/it-d an entirely different demeanotU-' after the appearance of ttny-niour. Htr evidently rogretted the admission lie had made to Brucp, and in n-ply to any questions put to him uy \uc \ieiwuuivcs. expresses nitn&eii Bo personally entirely iguora.it of any thing connected with the events which had transpired at the Towers. 4 We shall have to secure Mrs. Dal berifc,' said Seyniour. ' Y?s,' replied Bruce, ' her evidence see ins absolutely necessary to secure a conviction against Rosrdale ; h& is a clever scoundrel ihat ; I never knew the trail of a crime to b-j more artfully covered over. Let us hear, however...
Bankraptcy Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Bankruptcy Meeting. ; The adjourned meeting of creditors in tbe estate of James Kilroy, was held at tbe Court House, Quinndi, on Tuesday, 23th Dtcembor, before Mr. R. H. V. Allnutt, District tiegistrar. There were four credi tors present, viz.. Messrs. D. O'Halloran, W. J. BritCon and A. J. Fleming, aud Mrs. Catherine RyaD. Mr. O'Halluran moved that the bankrupt be allowed to retain his furniture and personal effects. The motion wat opposed by Mrs. Ryan, aud as her olsim amounted 10 more man inote 01 Hit tne cre ditors combined, the resolution was Its'. The creditor's meeting was then declared closed. The public cx»mio»tion of the bankrupt was resumed by the Registrar, but as no farther facts were elicited the ex amination was also declared closed.
Kleptomania. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Kleptomania. Tbe city of London affords one of the most diverting spectacles which a philosopher who delights to study the ways of men can well wish for. L*t him go and stand somewhere near tbe Bauk of England on aDy morning, except the first day of the week, aoi be will be well rewarded. There he will ste a crushing, crowding, seeth ing, hurrying, worried mass of poor humanity, all feverishly bent, soul and uuuj, uu uuejmg mis uue jii&biuuii ui human nature.. -For the time being all other instincts are m abeyance, put by as lncuinbrauces ; all tbe high er emotions and capabilities nre drowned ; every human tie, every at tribute by which man claims the first place in creation, is as though it exist ed not. If one is weak be is pushed aside ; might is right, ' time is money,' and blnwwon is God, That kleptomania is the direct outcome of this special iustiuct, the manifests tions of which are so varied aad have such disastrous effects upon the gener al well-being, there can be...
One Thousand Llamas Laden with Gold. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
One Thousand Llamas ] Laden with Gold. Who doesn't like to read about bnried treasure ? Who hasn't dreamed of (hiding it ? ] What i!e%bt suddenly to possess met | ikhrs? Shining gold, sparkling perns ! I Things for which we have not been obliged to scheme or toil : that will free us from nil ' need of scheming or toiling Ihcrenfter1. Ah, let ue not indulge such fancies. They make work seem like slavery -.nd wages like pin- I ches of common dust. Yet that such hidden masses of wealth exist there is no doubt. But where arc thev 1 Abont four centuries ago lite Emperor nf Peru was a captive in the Iiande of -lie Spaniards. His ppoplc Bent a train o£ 1,000 llamas (n email beast of burden resembling a cntnel) laden with gold to ransom him. While on their way, crossing the AndfR mountaius, the men in charge of the expedi tion henrd of the dealh of tbe Emperor, and ! concealed this enortnons treasure so effoc- \ tunlly that not a trace of it has ever bce.i found. Go and dig it up. nnd you w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Dentistry. J. Be AtEV- Smith, D.D.S., from London and America, of 482 and 484 George Street, Sydney, may be consulted FKEBatMcNulty's Hotel, HaydontOD, monthly. Ntxt visit, Friday, 28th January, till I p.m. Pain less Extractions guaranteed at 7s 6 1 . Flatter ing testimonials have been given by many of the principal Squatters aud Residents of the district, certifying to the skilled and satisfactory nature of my work. Charges strictly moifrate. At my Sydney rooms I have a staff of Four Dentists, whero a great reduction is made on ordinary prices. — Advt
Submarine Navigation. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Submarine Navigation. Holland, the inventor of the sub tnarin? torpedo boat which is now be ing built for the Uuifcrd States Govern ment, says if the boats are a success, and he lias unbounded faith in ihi'm, they will be used for carrying passen gers between Dover and Calais. Tbe claim mad*1 by the inventor is that Lhej are absolutely safe and free from motion ; wither fogs nor siorma can have anv effect on them, and thnrp will be r.o possibility of collision, as they will sail far below the largest ocean liners. The passage across the Channel can be made aloug the bot tom of the sea in two hours, Holland claims, and with compressed air the. ventilation will be perfect. Great things are expected from these boat?, and if they realise the expectations of their inventor modern warfare till be completely revolutionised. This boat, which was launched. the other day at Baltimore., anu another boat now be ing built on Holland's plans in New York, are being watched with the closest attenti...
The Wheat Harvest. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
The Wheat Harvest. The Government Statistician's official estimate of the whe.it crop places the har vest not far abort of 10 million bushels, not withstanding the effects of the drought which blighted the prospects of what, in the month of October, bade fair to be an no u1u4lly.ber.vv yield. The complete returns ihow that the actual area sown to wheat trai 1,191,309a, wbioh is an increase of 16 per cent, over last year's area. Of this it is es 938,25!., gh-iog a total yield of 9,745,000 bua, or an average of about 10J bus per acre. Tbe area cut for bay is very large, viz., 253,05Sa, and it is safe to Bay that 150,000a of this was intended for grain, and bad the earlier prospects been realised the result would have been a yield of 14 million bush els. About 7,900.OO0bus will be r. quired for consumption daring 189S, and 1,500,000 bus for teed, so that it would appear that not only has the colony produced sufficient for its own requirements, but there is a ema.ll surplus. A good deal...
Our Sydney Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Our Sydney Letter. [From our Svdnev Contributor.] A certain Mr. Irwin, mine manager, from Coolgardie, is just now in Syd ney. In an interview with a press man he gave a very emphatic opinion upon the Golden West, describing ic as one of the very richest fields in the world. He knowa five mines winch he expects to shortly turn out one hundred thousand ounces per month between them, to sny nothing of the smaller fry. By the* way only a few days since the obituary notice of Mr. 0.0. uaiveri v-as pumisned, ine mau, who, fifty years ago, said that there wonld be more gold found in Western Australia than in any other part of the continent, and that, when practi cally no gold had been found in Aus tralia at all. He it was who claimed to be the first discoverer of gold in N. S. WaleB. He has left amongst hie papers an official document signed by Sir Thomas Mitchell (in answer to his request for Government aid in opening up the gold trade), telling hnn ' we are a pastoral community who do no...
Wallabadah. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Wallabadah. (From oub Correspondent.) On Tuesday night last a mechanical exhibition was given here by Professor Hogbiu. The machinery with which the mecbaniodl effects were produced was well worth seeing, and a fair num ber visited the exhibition. On Wednesday afternoon Mr. B. Finnerty sold the gates in connection with the race meeting on New Year's T\ft tr ATl' \\I \Pn 1 1 n«i mrw. i-Ka «..?. i/uj. 4.U-L* 1* . j. o.ij.wu naa hjg uui clmset for £12 2s 6-3. Tue publicau's booth was purchased by Mr. R. Scho field for £3 8s, and the two refresh ment booths by Mr. A. Tanner for 19a each. The race meeting cams off on Satur day, and was largely attended, over 400 persons being present. TA report of the races appears in * another column.] Iu the evening a magic lantern en tertainment was given iu tho Wesleyan Cbui-ch Hall by the Rev. G A. Beeve, iu aid of the Building Fund of the Church. Owiug to the wet there was not a very large atteudanco, the pro ceeds a mounting to £1 13a 3d. The hulf...
STATUTORY DECLARATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
STATUTORY DECLARATION. I, Sydney Woodville. of Yeoman's Agri cultural Hote', Haymarket, Sydney, in the colony of New South Wales, do hereby solemnly and sincerely declare as follows : That I have read the. testimonial hereunto attached, aud the same is a true account of my illness and cure by Dr. Williams' Fink Pills for Pale People, And I make this solemn declaration con EeientouBly believing the same to ba true. and by virtue of tbe provisions of an Aot made and passed in the ninth year of the reign of her present Majesty, intitulcl 'An Act for the more effectual abolition of oaths and affirmations taken and made in the various departments of the Government of New South Wales, and to substitute declara tions in lieu thereof, and for the suppression of voluntary and extrsjudical oaths and affi davits.' SYDNEY WOODVTLLE. Subscribed and declined at Sydney this 19th day of November. 1897, before me. JOSEPH HJSN'KY COLLINS, J.P. Baymarket, Sydney. Thousands have been cared of paralysit...
A Peculiar Declaration. ODD OATH OF AN HOTEL MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
A Peculiar Declaration. ODD OATH OF AN HOTEL MAN. Mr. Sydney Wrodville, now employer! at Ycomau's Agricultural Hotel, Haymarket, Sydney, to n reporter from the Sydney II orker saiii : ' I shall be pleased to give you an account of my cure by Dr. Wil liamn' I'ink Pills for Pale People, and I hope you will print it, as I bi-leivo there must be many people suffering in the way that I did, j and who might be easily cured if they would J only try the proper remedy. It was last 1 euuimer that I was taken ill whilst working j for a well-known storekeeper at Roekhamp- ] ton. It's a trying climate up there, and I overtaxed my strength. Very gradually I begun to lose my health. Work that I uwd to fiml quile easy I could uotv only do with diflicuky, and ofteu I had to t-ifce a spell of five or ten minutes right in the middle of s job. Mv appetite, too, was very uncertain ; Eouielimcs I couldn't look at a meal, and the sight of food made me feel quite ill. What 1 did eat did me no good, bdi! co...
WORSE AND WORSE [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
WORSE AND WORSE *' BY A GRUMPY MAN. In these days of New Women acting as doctors, and Old Women acting as justices, legislators, and parsons, it is do wonder that as a member of the old-faBhioned school, I am a grumpy man. When re proached with the fact that the old school was also slow, I come out with the biting , retort that the new school ie ' fast.' There is ii keen sarcasm about that that I relish. I try to chuckle inwardly, but a Buasm which my enemies attribute to gout pulls me up witn a round turn — I nave to lorego tne chuckle, I am content to admit all the wonderful achievements of this rushiug, brilliant age, but I ask myself— I can't ask others, be cause they are too busy — what does it all cud to? Is the life of the average man to-day happierby these discovries of science ? He cau flash through space at over a mile a minute in an express train ; he can go at some phenomenal rate on an absurd, perilous looking invention which I believe is known familiarly as a bike ; he...
Short Story. A Tale of Alsace. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Short Story. ~. A Tale of Alsac?e. The caiTirtgo was going at a terrific pae»\ The horses, (mutually excited by the white wine tljat had been poured over their oats, dashed through tiie air Which.. whittled past their cars. Their hoots resounded loudly ou the hard frozen road. The two carriage lanterns shout' in the night like the slowing eyes of some huge prehistoric monster. This mad, furious course in the dark something mysterious, sinister, and all the more so, perhaps, that It was taking ?- place in the aiiuw terrible— the terrible - year wheu the Germans were in Alsace. The carriage, like a vessel in distress on a raging sea, oscillated from left to ' right and from right to left. When the vehicle, which had been fly ing down the slopes of Otirot, raced through the Tillage, passing like an ex press train the houses with their litlte low roofs, ou which the moon east a sil very light, the good women, suddenly frightened, made the sign of the cross with a trembling of the knees ...
Acting the Lowest Art. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Acting the Lowest Art. Under the title of -Players on Play Vctins ' Mr A. H. Wall publishes m his new magazine, 'The ShaUspearlan.' tie scholarly though perhaps mistaken in dictment preferred by Fanny Kembl. against acting as a high art. She wrote : — '? I am a living and breathing witness that a person may be accounted a good actor, and to a certain degree deservt the title, without time or pains of any sort being expended upon the acquisition -f the reputation. ? But on other grounds ,^t!n-r has nlwavs auDeared to me toix. the very lowest of the arts, admitting that It deserves to be classed among them at all. which I am not sure it does, in the first place, it originates nothing : it lacks, therefore, the grand faculty which all other arts possess— creation. An actor is at the best but a filler-up of an outline designed by another— tho expounder, as it were, of things wiiich .another has set down ; and a fine piece of acting is at best, in my opinion, a fine translation. Whilst t...
A Smart Stamp Collector. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
A Smart Stamp Collector. Stamp collectors nave quite a ioik lore of their own, but a London corre spondent doubts whether the following true story of the 'cuteness of one of the kings of philately Is known to most of them, says the ' Birmingham Dally Post.' It goes back to Uie time when there was not such a boom In stamps as there is nowadays, and shows the advan tage of being first In any field. Just before the Zulu war there was in Mauri tius a gentleman who had preserved from his school days the taste for collecting stamps. He was a friend of the local postmaster, as was perhaps only natural. Learning from him one day that there was to be a. clearance' of the old stock, he got permission to collar the unused ' block' of stamps and other valuables of the kind which were about to be thrown away ae waste. This suggested to him that there might be similar spoils at other of our smali colonial offices. He ' moved round,' acquiring them without difficulty. When one learns that a single...