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Police Court. TUESDAY, 4TH JANUARY, 1898. (Before Mr. R. Simson, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Police Court. Tuesday, 4th Jakuakv, 1898. (Before Mr. R. Simaon, J.P.) Frederick-Carlton, was charged will) stealing a horse, tbe property of James Lie yd, of Ardglen. Constable Easterbrook deposed that he received the accused about 2 a.m. the previous morniug from the Mus wellbrook police, together wi'.h the de positions taken at MuBwellbroolc. On the application of the police the accused was remanded for eight days, for the production of evidence. Wednesday, 6th January, 1897. (Beforu MeEsrs. W. A. Wilson. B K. Home, and 11. Simson. J's.P.) David Wood, arrested at the local ho&pital as being of unsound mind, was ordered to be st-nt to the Asylum for the Insane at Gladesville.
A Perfectly Formed Woman. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
A Perfectly Formed Woman. A perfectly formed] v.omau. says 'Hearth and Home.' will stand at the :iver.Mi:e height of '.ft. 3in. to rift. 7iu.. riiul will weigh from 12Tilli. to 1401Ti. A [plumb line dropped from n point marked i iy Ihi' tip of her nose will fall at a pnlut 1 in. in front of her great (oe. Her shoulders anil her hips will strike a -straight lino drawn up anil down. Her waist will lapi-r gradually to a size on a line drawn from the outer third of the .?olhir-bone Io the hips. Hot- bust will measure from 2Sin. to :J,(!iu.: her hips will measure from -ilu. to loin, more than this : and her waist will require a belt from 22iu. to 2Sin.
The Magistrate and His Pipe. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
The Magistrate and His Pipe. The nil-pervading tobaoeo-pipe has, the 'TJinmeti Valley Times' notes, now made its way to tho magisterial bench. The other morning, whilst Colonel Oni iiianni'.v and Mr. Rush. Q.O.. were awaiting at the County Bench the ar rival of a bailiHl culprit, the colonel found bis impatlenci! for a smol;p 100 inup.h for him. so he pulled out his trusty briar. ;nnl. having performed the customary lireliminarles. upgan mowing a oiouii from liis seat as chairman of the Beheb. The colonel coniimifd to smoke throiiffh .iin (lie liearinir of tho case. There is iiiiihing like following a good example, sm the next time Colonel Oinmanev snmVes in court lie may expect to sec tlie Tress, Hie police, tlie piiljlic aud perhaps (he prisoner himself joining In.
Analysis of a Cigarette. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Analysis of a Cigarette. The following is the resulf oT an analy sis of a cigarette, made recently by a physioinn :— ' The tolmeeo was found to be strongly imprepnatoil with opium, while the wrapper, which was warrant oil to ho rice paper, was proved to be tbe must ordinary quality of paper whitened with arsenic. The two poisons combined were present In stinVIont quantities to create in the smoker a hnhit of using opium witlionr ms iipiiipinv.-in1 -» n. i»' . 'raving for which can only be satisfied by Mi) incessant, consumption of oigar eites.' But we shall go on smoking just the same.
Coins of the World. Their Values in Terms of United States Money. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Coins of the World. Their Values in Terms of United States Money. R. E. Proslon, Director of the Mint at Washington, has just made an estimate of the values of the standard coins of the world. A few of them might he of Interest to the public. Tlift franc is the monetary unit of France, Belei'''. and Switzerland, and is worth 19.3 cents. It is coined in both gold and silver. The mark, the standard of Germany, is valued at 23.8 cents, but ic .-.,,1,, niin-0il .--iil nf the vpllitw lnptAl. The Mexican silver dollar is only worth 47.9 cents. In Japan the yen is the standard, and although coined In both goia and silver, yet the former Is the nominal standard. The gold yen Is worth 99.7 cents, while the silver oniy exciianges for 47.6 cents. China has a silver unit. It is called the tael, and its value varies in different colonies. Its average value is about 69 cents. The silver pesco Is the unit of the Central American republics, and Is worth 44.1 cents. In Chill and Cuba, where a gold p...
Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Entertainment. An entertainment, consisting of a concert and tableaux, iu aid of the Presbyterian Church, was held in the Oddfellows' Hall on Wednesday even ing, and was very well attended. A. lengthy programme was gone through, and considering the 6hort notice at n'liii*h tha entoi*fcnmmanr. ntto oof nn everything went off wonderfully wo)]. Great credit is due to the Misses Bro die. who we beliera were the prime movers in the affair, for the manner in which they worked to ensure success, and also to the performers for the hearty manner in which they responded to the sudden call upon their services. One nufortunate accident happened ia one of the final tableaux, which at first seemed likely to cause a panic. By some means, whilst working the magnesium light, it came in coutuci with the heavy woollen curtain, setting light to the nap of it, a Email flame running rapidly along the edge of the curtain, exhausting itself, however, almost as epesdily as it travelled. Someone in the body ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
CLEMENTS TONIC HAS STOOD THE TEST OF TIME. ? IS NOT A QUACK NOSTRUM BUT A RELIABLE PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION POSITIVELY CURES INDIGESTION, NEURALGIA, WEAKNESS, GENKRAL DEBILITY, LIVER AND KIDNEY COMPLAINT. BEAD THIS CASE. Mr. W. H.Peterson, Elgin Street, West MRitlaud; N.S.W. , writes on August 11th, 181)6 : — I am pleased to say something in praise of Clements Tonic and Fletcher's Pills. I frequently bad pains in my stoum-:h,*cauaed by indigestion. I took a, lot of medicine, all to no purpose. Reading one of your adveitisemeuts, I decided to give Clements Tonic a trial, and bought two large bottles and one box of Dr. Fletcher's Pillx, and followed tilt! directions and Boon felt better ; ii is now over six months since I felt any pain ; I can cat without any in convenience, and never felt better in my life.— Your.-, &??., W. H. Petereon, Elgin street, W. Mailland, N.S.W.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
To Let. fTVD LET.— Cottage in Liverpool Terrace. JL Two acres of land at'ached. Moderate Kent. For Particulars apply to G. G. ELI), Solicitor, &c, Murrurundi. Notice. MB. JOSEPH SHARP desires to inform his friends that he has left the White Hart Hotel, and is now marking at the Billiard Room at Meehan's Club Hotel. rt'hile thanking them fur their patronage in the past, he tructs by civility nod attention to meiit a continuance of their favours. The Grammar School, Scone. ESTABLISHED 1887. BOYS prepai ed for Civil Service, Junior and Senior University Examinations, and MatricuUtioo. Separate class romn for young or backward boys. Reduction in case of brothers, and for weekly boarde.s. I'rospectus, etc, ou application to THE PRINCIPAL. Anniversary J)ay. ODDFELLOWS' GRAND ANNUAL PICNIC, COMBINED LODGES, M.U.O.O.F. & G.U.O.O.F. ALL.COM ERS' HANDICAP, 130 yards. H'Et Prize, £3 IOs; Second Prize, £1 ; Third Prize, 10a. Nominations to be in the hands of the Secretaries on t...
Latest Cablegrams. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Latest Cablegrams. Rbothr's Message. LONDON, Thursdat. General Yeatman Biggs has died at Peter ?him from dysentery, induced by the hard .. ?bipt «ufferea in tbe Tirah campaign. Germany has leased Kiao Chou for forty years from China. Tho London sporting papers congratulate the .Australians, on their victory in the second teat match, which thev anv van thoroughly deserved. Four children have been suffocated by a fire which occurred at Deptford. Japan has purchased ten EDgtish-built Chillian cruisers. The engineers have epeot £650,000 on tbe strike, including £251,030 of their ac cumulated fund.
Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Latest Telegrams. ' Bectbh's M ErMa e. SYDNEY. Fbiday. l/-rd and Lady Brtseev have arrived in Sydney on a private visit, and have taken j up their quarters on board the Sunbeam. ' One end of the bioken New Caledonian | cable bat been picked np. ,' Early this morning the new Balnmin ferry I . steamers Lady Bampden and Lady Mary, I moored at Balmain, were completely des ( trojed by fire, aud the Lady Napier was / badly damaged. The ferry services for the I _ day had been concluded, and tbe veBeels laid /* up for the night. At present no came eau be I assigned for the fire. ine rremier naa a good reception ai Mudgee last night. He stated that there would be an election about June next. He suggested that appointments to the Upper Houte should be made lor five ymrs. He said it was only a reasonable reform that wu w*nted, and it could be carried out without any noise or gnat feeling. He denied that there bad ever been any com pact betweeu the Labor Party and the Got. eminent.
The Home. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Tlie Home. Keep all preserves, jellies, and tinned fruits in a cold, dark, and dry place. Stains which are hard to remove from enamelled saucepans will generally yield to salt, applied dry with a piece o£ flannel. To clean brass and keep It bright and free from spots, rub It with a little vase line applied with a piece of old rag or flannel. Marks caused by striking matches on a polished surface may he removed .by rubbing them with a piece of lemon, nnd then wiping them with a damp rag. Zinc vessels are easily kept In good condition by polishing with a rag dipped In kerosene after the vessels have Been washed with soap and water in the ordi nary way. To prevent the stings and bites of in sects at the seaside or wJien in the coun try, the best remedy is to dal) the skin of the exposed parts-with a teaspoonful of essence of pennyroyal in one ounce of eau de Cologne. If, in spite of this, the little pests should be troublesome, paint the parts stung at once with a paste ot starch powde...
Woman's Best Friend. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Woman's Best Friend. '? A p- enninent physician declares' (says ' Forget Me Not') ' that hot water is woman's best friend. It will cure dyspepsia if taken before breakfast, and will ward off chills when she comes in from the cold. It will relieve a nervous headache, and give Instant relief to tired and inflamed eyes. It Is most efficacious for sprains and bruises, and will fre quently stop the flow of blood from a wound. It is a sovereign remedy for sleeplessness,' and In conclusion the doc tor asserts, ' wrinkles flee from It, and blackheads vanish before its constant use.'
Scents. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 8 January 1898
Scents. Scents are not without effect on the constitution and good looks, especially, it is said, those made from lavender, lemon, roses, violets, and benzoin. This is the season of roses, --so every woman who likes her clothes and her linen to bmell sweetly should gather pink, cab bage, and nther roses on a dry day, and compound a pot-pourri. To sis ounces of dried rose leaves they should add one of powdered bermagol peel and half an ounce of cloves and cinnamon, an ounce of orange flowers, and the same of dried acacia flowers. Mix very carefully and preserve in jars.
Small Hands and Feet. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 15 January 1898
Small Hands and Feet. A race with very small hands and feet is a race that has for generations doue very little work and taken very little exercise. South American ladies of Spanish blood can give points as re gards tiuy oxtrcmities to their Anda lusian ancestresses, merely because an altogether tropical climate compels tUi- indolence that a semi-tropical climate favours. When the nvera-rp Frenchman— and M. Dauriet Is. in many respects, a singularly average lYencli inaii— eulogises the small foot, he is simply glorifying idleness. Not other wise is the Chinaman proud of the cramped feet of bis womankind, as at oiicr a certificate of aristocratic idle ness and a safeguard asrainst dangerous excursions. — ' The Sketch.'
Toole's Latest. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 15 January 1898
Toole's Latest. The other day Mr. Toole entered a dairy, and iu bis most solemn manner addressed himself to the man as fol lows :— ' I will take a boy,' looking around at the shelves. ' A boy, sir ?' asked the dairyman, fairly puzzled. The mil. thinking him some lunatic, said : ' I'ardon mo, this Is a milk shop.' 'Come outside,' said Mr. Toole. and taking the man by the arm led him to the door and fioiuted to the sigu. ' I'll take a boy and a girl,' repeated the humourist, with not a ghost of a smile. ' Head what your notice states, ' Families supplied In any quantity !' ' — ' New York Herald.'
"Matched." [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 15 January 1898
' Matched.' The ' London Tele-graph' tells au amusing incident, of a recent Sunday si'i-vict' in si London church'. A young »i;i» «!»- took lip tlie collection, before sliirting put his hand iu his pocket and placed, us he suposed, a shilling ou the plate, and then passed it round among the congregation, which included many young and pretty girls. The girls, as they looked ou the plate, all seemed astouislH'd and amused, and the young man. taking a glance at the plate, found that 1k- had put. instead of a shilling, a conversation lozenge ou it with the words, ' Will you marry me V' iu lvd letters, staring everybody in the face, while one of the congregation had capped it by a second lozenge, ou which was printed, ' Name the date.'
Church Collections. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 15 January 1898
Church Collections. On a recent Sunday the Uev. Mr. M'Aiiuey. of Tarrytown, N.V., after a few sori.Tislie remarks iu relation to the smalluess of the collections contributed by bis congregation, read the following lilies :— There was a good deacon fat. Whose poverty genius begat. He bad a queer way Of wearing. Lord's day, Flypaper up 111 his hat. And so 'twas not singular that This good deacon, solemn and fat, found ii dollar or more, When collection was o'er, Slicking' up in the crown of his hat. The trouble with the deacons of his church, the minister said, was not that they bad fly paper In their hats, lint iu their pockets, and It was there the dollars stuck.