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LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
LONDON, Wednesday. At a meeting of the English Church Union, attended by 700 delegates, Viscount Halifax, in the-' course of an address, said that State Disablement and Disendowment wouid be preferable to the surrender of its doctrines. His Lordship's re marks were received with tumultuous applause, The German Minister of Foreign Affairs, speaking in the Reichstag, stated that during February last year Grett Britain communicated to the German Goverment a draft commer cial treaty of an extensive character. A counter draft on the part of Germany was forwarded to the British Government last summer, but no re ply had yet been received. He added that the secret Anglo-German arrange ments, adopted last Autumn, related to future contingencies. Eight thousand Fillipinos have offered to surrender to the Americans. The Spanish Senate, by a majority of two, agreed to the cecessiou of the PhillipineS to America.
He Had Collected the Silver. But Mrs. Noboddie Was Misinken in Thinking She Caught a Burglar. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
fie Had -3olle«l«Ml Hie Silver. But itlra. ,\»bolltU«' Wm MlMnken In ? TlilnklUB dliR Caught n Huralar. Young Mrs. Noboddle, returning from her mother's birthday party, let hci^elf into' tin1 flat, which seemed strangely quiet mid deserted. : ' .Freddie isn't, home yet, of course,' she said to herself. ' That Mr. Goldfiuk is sureJo keep him late talking over all Unit business, aud, of course. ns« lie came to town on purpose for It, l-'rejdle couldn't leave him even to go to mother's party. 1 um home earlier iiian I ex pected, too. What iiirs Sarah does give herself, jiist because she Is married to a rich man ! Well, I hate pride, ami 1 won't be snubbed by her, so 1 just came home.' I Shi; proceeded to remove her wuips aud take u good look at herself in Itlie minor. 'M.v goodness,' she whispered, 'that, .fjojijnls like somebody in Hie diulng looni ! (jh, nonsense ! It can't be. I'm only nervous. Dear uie, I hope this busi ness will nun out well. Kmldie siiys ! it will diiuble our inc...
The Sketcher. The Fall of the Alamo. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
The Sketcker. The Full of the Alamo. (From ' Texas Siftlujis.') The luassuere of a uaud of Texans In the Alamo by an overwhelming iloxi eun army under Om-rai Santa Ajina on the Oth of Miircb, ],S35, »ftet a siege of eleven days, is the must important event in (lie history of Texas. Tlie refusal of the Texaus to surrai der, aud _f.lieiil successful effort to bold their foes at bay, enabled (ieneral Hous ton to concentrate bis luives. Xlorj over, the slaughter of the heroes of the Alamo transformed their brethren iu arms from men into demons, and wbt-n the day of reckoning came, a. few weeks later at San .laciuto, they attacked the Mexicans with a -fiendish ferocity that was absolutely irresistible. With ' H» uicmher the Alamo V for their batik cry, they slaughtered the lerrilk'd Mexi cans like sheep, actually killing mure than their number aud capturing 1 lie rest of tJie Mexican army aluug with General Santo Anna himself, thereby securing the independence of Texas. Had it not been f...
A Lion as a Pet. Purchased by Madame Bernhardt. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
A Lion ns n Pet. Piirrhnaril by .Ilnilnnu- Rrrnhnnll. Madame Sarah Bernhardt has suc ceeded in acquiring a new ]-«(. The eminent Pivii--htriiKc/U::;i!icdoes not tiiisc her sensation.* in the manner of an onH* nary woman. An afternoon's shopping iu Itegent-sireet or Hond-street would lie to her enuni, but when she can pick up something choice iu the wav -uf pumas, .something eccentric in the mon key line, or something really out of the way iu lions, she is happy. She has al ready no mean zoological collection in Paris as it is, but this week she has made a striking addition to her list of pets. Jinking a journey to the Empire of India Exhibition, she soon became interested in the performance of the wrestling lion. The show fascinated her so deeply that sEe stood apparently, spell-bound bel'oVe (lie cage, and at the close was unmis takably impressed. Sbo did not, how ?ever, join in the general applause of the public who witnessed the show, but In her impulsive and at the same time pra...
Short Story. The Betrayal of Shere Bahadur. (Concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
Sfaort Story. The Betrayal of Shere Bahadur. (Concluded.) The mahout -now our servant) wns full of KGal uua zest anil.onuie anil laid bis IiphiI oh my feet, and assured m« tli.il ' I was liis fill her and his mother, anil that he was my slave.' 1 took cave to see SUert- Haliiidiir f«J daily. He got n dozen thick cliHjKitlies. nnd plenty of sugarcane and glioor. His oxurussiou lost its look of siuguisli sm-i famine, though it was early days to ex ])i'ct auy improvement in, his figure. When we uiarcliud He uccoiu])!ini«(! us, and I rode in tlie uowtlali-iiiid enjoyed it. He picked liis way so cleverly,, ami thrust biuncUes aside t'l'oiu our natli so politely, aud seemed (though tills may he a wild flight of imagination) to like to work for us. lie was capital at going through jungle, or over X'ougu ground, but iu marshy places tlie poor dear old geutleuiau soeuied to liuve great dilH culty in getting aloug, aud to have but little power in his hindquarters. Six weeks 01 our leave had m...
FEDERAL ENABLING BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
FEDERAL ENABLING BILL. Mr. Ashton resumed the debate on the Federal Enabling Bill, and declared, his intention to support the amended Constitution. The House then ad journed till this morning. The Assembly mnt at 10.80 this morning, when the Federal debate was continued by Messrs. Daoey, Fitzpat rick, Cotton, McFarlane and others. The discussion is still proceeding, and it will probably be kite to-night be fore the Bill is finally passed. The South Australian Legislative Assembly has passed the Federal Enabling Bill through all its stage's without an amendment.
BRIEF MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
BRIEF MENTION. ? » Fire ! Rain ! Dust and Wind ! How true it is that we know not what an hour may bring forth. Up till midnight on Saturday the Arcade was like a bee-hive — full of business activity. Three hours later its inhabitants had fled for their lives, and the whole block was a heap of ruins. The Narromine Brass Band acquitted itself admirably at the social on Friday nigbt last, and in the street on Saturday night. Mr. Bamber, who has been, on a visit to the Metropolis, is home again, and may be consulted as usual, at his office at the Conncil Chambers. Tenders are invited in this issne for clearing the Narromine Racecourse Tlrack; also for clearing and ring barking, and for about three-quartern of a mile of fencing. Tenders close at noon on 8th. March. The Oddfellows are making prepar ations for their annual celebration, to be keld on Easter Monday. 'Will federation paBS?' asked a pessimist. ' No, federation will never pass — it will be perpetual,' answered the optimist. Sir...
Fire FIRST BIG BLAZE IN NARROMINE. ELEVEN BUSINESS PLACES AND RESIDENCES TOTALLY DESTROYED. THE ARCADE IN RUINS. GREAT LOSS OF PROPERTY. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £5,000. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
FIRE &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FIRST BIG BLAZE IN NARRO MINE. ELEVEN BUSINESS PLACES AND RESIDENCES TOTALLY DESTROYED. THE ARCADE IN RUINS GREAT LOSS OF PROPERTY. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £5,000. Narromine up to last Sunday morn ing possessed au unique record Sin its immunity from fire, not a single case of the kind beiug on record since its inception, and this is the more remark able when it is remembered that most, if not all, the buildings are construc- ted of wood, and that wood perhaps the most inflamable of any colonial timber, tor pine seems to fairly reek with resin ; a log of it, even though small, being very hard to quench when once fairly well lit. Another source of danger, which up to the time men- tioned above, it must be admitted, we have escaped more by luck than good management, was the very objection- able practice of lighting open fires in back yards for rubbish burning pur- poses. Nothing could be more proba- ble than for the wind to b...
OUR ELASTIC EARTH. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
OUR ELASTIC EARTH. We very rarely realise how easily the crust of this seemingly solid earth bends and curves under the strains it is constantly sub- jected to. For instance, how many realise that there are earth tides? similar, only of course, on a smaller scale, to ocean tides. Small earthquakes, or rather earth tremors, take place without our noticing them. A pair of pendulums, says a well known scientist, placed on two tall buildings on opposite sides of a city street, will show that when a heavy vehicle, a traction engine for instance passes down the road, its weight will pull the houses over towards one an- other quite out of the perpendicular.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 3 March 1899
Tenders. rpENDEES win be received for the ?*? CREAKING of the Narroniine Ka« course Track. Also, Eor HINGBA.KKIJ& jir.d CLEARING Racecourse. Also, for about Three-quarters of a'.Milo of FENCING. All Tenders must be in the hands of the Secretary not later than 12 Noon, on the 8th day of MARCH, 18S9. S^fccificutions can be scon at thi Secretary's Offi c. E. D. RITCHIE, Hoi. Sec Notice. I BEG to Tender «ny most Hearty Curses to that kind person (if any) whj set the fire going. W. COHEN. Impounded FftOM Dcnnerifl, by Mr. W. L. Edwards, on the 21at February, 1899 ; BAY GELDING, saddle marked, (WR, conjoined, over All over 3 near shoulder, aged. 15 hands, If not released will be sold first Thursday fourteen days after appear ing in GOTEKSMEKT GaZETT*. J. E. PATTERSON, Poundkeeper. Notice. Tobacconist & Haildrosser, BEGS to inform his Customers and the Public generally that he intends earry ' ing on his business, pending other arrange ments, in his Cottage in Mcrilba Street...
BRIEF MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
BB1EF MJGNXIOX.' Tile rocy cli els of un n]i|-lo is on lbe suiinj Mtl* t!ic u Umik-s apuli piOAb in Ui ](. nf\ sluiii A , an ij; iti.i^ b-. t.il 1.11 uf tins in lii\- t pit i-, .tul --uijii im. foi lIiiMuu V ji i c of Mifl pip t plain! lmiui-J tin inpk m tliefullsnu will ,sl.;i.k- it ; and if !!ic 4* .Maty ' or .' Uulih'm'' is cut in ihe. '?/-I ajwv so ilini Umj sun «;iii t-oUtuc (he Hjipie through lliosr- ^t«-iioilii*il spaces, Ilic .' liillu onu can finl ii v tlic -.ipplc fur Hsulf. ttiili llif. naiiu' ju-hjUn.! on tin1 ii uit by Nature iit IM-If. CmhhciJ nirHina-s iu N.iiromitie arc v,«H. aU\«ye sis onlii'lv us Ou:y might l)i', but if Inc.-iS al(!o:n:cii (In ucCJisiot: '?Jhlly got a iiit contrary, tlio members .-cif oilier Councils nru.Kiiil grenti-r ?jffeiuirif!. Look k( (his cJippii:' fnim the ' Biiiliua Di-aivn ': — '? lie (Mr. MVtnjti'tl.v) co' siHi-ri.'i) it. was n f; ii1 j -t.i.iuulti ink .-. lint Maud (iijiplausi-J j iiiid to point out uiili rtgnrd ton ci1: lain inilividnn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
KlEHflTH HELSQM & Co. HAVING just rceived tlu'ir first Shipment, cx-SqiUhoru Gross, of 25 Cases and Packages of Assorted SPUING AND SUMMER GOODS, in all (he Newest Designs aud Shades, we cordially iuvitc iuspectiou These gonas Wing Uic first of this Scasou's iiaporlations, we will offer them at lowest possible prices. We enumerate some of the leading Hues as follows; Shot SicilUans Ottoman Brocades French Bicgcs Brocaded Lustres Dress Tweeds Nuns Veiling Cashmeres Grenadines Cambrics Prints Crepons Floral Muslin Swiss Muslins Lace Stripes Canvass Cloths Batistes Also, a choice Assortment of Millinery Trimmings in every color Pleated Chiffons, Goffered Chiffon, Milliner? Gauze, &c. We have also a Spleudid Assortment of Galateas, Sateen, Drills. Drillettcs for boys Sailor Suits in four Colors. Also, a very choice assortment of Sailor and Khaki Suits. THE GENTLEMEN'S REQUIREMENTS We have'welleatered for, having'a very r.hoice suk'Ciiou of Mrrci'.ry. 'AIbo, a very laiyo....