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THE BRAIDWOOD RACES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BRAIDWOOD, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
THE BRAIDWOUD RACES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPOROENT.), BIERIDWOOD, Tnur Di. The following entries were received last night for the chief events of the annueal races, to be runon the 3rd and 4th Feb? ruary: Cue.--Eurclydon, Clement, Wombeing, Parade. Bound, Jesieo, Lady Pitsfool, Friar, Sothearto , Kignton, Raven, Strthimore, llemond, Comas. Town PLATE.-CIomeat, Parde,'Blmve. Jessie. Lady Pitsford, Friar, SweotheartKiugstou, Raven. Stratlmlore. IInuunto RC.--Softolln, ParaIde, Bouud, Bighti Bower, Olenduart, Javelh, Labourer. The weights will he declared on Tues, day next.
WOODYEAR'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
WOODYEAR'S CIRCUS. Woodyear's circus was again visited by a large number of people last night. Thej programuio has undergone a considerabl.' alteration. Bliss Ruby Scarsdale. wb.o fell froIm a trapeze on Saturday. it. is pleasing to hear, is rapidly recvoeiny, fLom the effects of her iWjura.
WHAT MY LOVER SAID. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
WHAT INY LOVE1 SAIl). 'y the merest elhlnce, in the twillght gloom, In the orchrdail lIth.hle esti , io- in the tall, wet grass, with I'? failt, pcrflne, Aidl I triedil to ls, but lie ,made no room: Oh, I tried, bot lie hwoild not let, ml i o I stood ot iHluhed till tie grass grew red, With miy face Ient, down allov it., WhIle le took ,y led, no o e whispourin4 said low tl e clover lifted Its pilk, sweot head, ITo limn to elI that, my lever Haid I 1Oh, the clover in bhaor, I love itl In tie hlighl. wet grass went thie pIatlh to hide, And the low', wet, leave, frlng over, ]iut. I coeldt'llo, losvy on either side, 'For I feond mysell, welwn I vainly tried, In thle Iarms of tay steadfast lover. Alld lie hlehl me tlhere, manraltled my head, While li closedr the path before eo; Andl le looked ldown illto ,y eyes ail said lion the ]eatves bent idown lro, thle Iollhs o'er hlend, To'listeo to all tlat my lover swhl I Oh, lue leaves hinigng lowly o'er mu I I tln mire that lie klew wheo he he...
THE BLACK CAMEL. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
THE BLACK CAMEL. BT TH'IE HARQUIHB D LANZ.A. CHA^IER I. On.a certain.bleak 'evening, during the -winter of '83, I was sitting alone in the room I occupied 6n the. top floor of an fashionable New York apartment house. I was just recovering-or supposed to be recovering-from an attack of illniss, and I whs still very weak. ,The doctor, in fact, had'left me but . little while before, as sinring me gravely .that I mist be very careful if I desired to regain my nsual good health. But, to tell the truth, I was somewhat self-willed, and not apt to regard .attentively what I was inclined to call the doctor's "notions." As soon as lie had dis appeared, therefore, I sprang recklessly from the couch where 1 had been lying, and drawing a chair up to the fire, took a book from the table and began to read. 1 felt a little chilly as I threw off the eider down quilt that covered me; but J quieted smy conscience by thinking that the beat from the bed of coals before me would, soon make me warm again....
JOKES NEW AND OLD. (MOSTLY OLD.) A BEGGAR'S MODESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
JOKES NEW AND OLD. (MositfOiD.) A B?OGAR'S MODESTY. A certain benevolent Parisian has for a length of time been iit the habit of giving alms to a beggar who regularly-takes his stand: in ,front of. his benefactor's house. The beggar, .who considered the donation as a just debt, and who, moreover, has his own, ideas on the subject of book-eeooping, lately requested his charitable patron to advancehim a month's salary. nIEi aIAJESTY BLOCKING THE WAY. One day some years ago, when Her Majesty was standing on the public road near Balmoral, sketching the castle from a particular point, 'a flock of sheep ap proached. Her Majesty, being intent on her work, took little notice of. the flock, and merely moved a little nearer the side of the road. A boy in charge of the sheep shouted at the top of a stentoriari voice, "Stan' out 'o the road, 'oman, and let the sheep gae by !" Her Majesty not moving out of the way quite sd: fast .as the shepherd wished, he again shouted, ' Fat are ye standin'.tl...
SHERIDAN ONCE MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
SHERIDAN:'ONC ' MIORE. We have had so many tales.in Tit-BDis, about Sheridan . that we scarcely like to publish more. After'inserting'the follo~w ingwe hdibdecided'ndt to publislh?iny for a considerablh tine:' We made this resoluW tion onch before, however;, bit.' having: often been ;tempted :we have fallen. -In, order thiit the public may keep a watch on us in this matter, we hereby agree that iif we insertaioth'er anecdoteconcerling this. celebrated' chlracter in T'it-Bitsdiiring'tlihe next three months we will forfeit £10 to the Society for, the Prevention of Animals;: This would be an appropriate fine, as any further publication on this worn-out subC , ject would be a cruelty to "the nobler animal main." -Taylor, of, the Opera House, i?sed to' say of :Sheridan that he could not pull;off his hat to.hiln in:the street [without it costingi him fift.y pounds ; and,.if he stopped.to, ,speak to hiiinit was a hundied- No one could be a stronger, instance "han 'he waJ of 'whaut is calle...
THE BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
THE BANQUET. At the Town Hall, in the evening, the &nbsp; Premier was entertained at a banquet given in his honor. The Mayor of Mudgee, Mr. Cassin, presided, and a distinguished company, numbering some 60 persons, sat down to table. The chairman proposed the health of "Sir John Robertson and the Ministry," in highly complimentary terms, his. remarks, being, frequently cheered. Sir.John Robertson, who was enthusias- tically received, castigated those papers which had declared him to be mentally and physically incapacitated for the position of Premier. He said that it was true that he himself had begun to think that it was nearly time to drop out of public life, but it was not his nature to run away when they had dangers ahead. They were now in a dan- gerous time, and he conceived it to be his duty, as an old servant of the people, not to make his bow while this country was in trouble, or until its usual prosperity had been resumed. When he and Sir HenryParkeswent out of offic...
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
TO*DAY'S EVENT.8 ?e.tb m : Natl~lionl Regatnes-T - c ittoomotmlon Go Watcher and. Clocks," howv. I E. Tydtor TcIhnioal Collo d Hll, 1'itt.ltreot, 8. Ennlslmll L.O.f . No. 22,oo onth7.rs. 7 Sydney nod Slmorton Sllor-mio ln. g Cornr"7m , Limited, ontroordluroy notioag, Q,211, Ooorgo.otf at 2t.$,W. National Ilcgotlt, rommittoc mncting., Anron'o Exchange, 8. Tohle r nod Laoor Council, sia'lot moct.tg, San-wi-th.Two.Nm. ks, 8. Women's 1'rayor Union No e .YnuL's Hesesson, Tom ~Oanco Ilc, 3 p.m. nod 7.20. ?Comphlionntary picnic attjhowder Iay to Mr. J. Royal Sydney Yacht Sqnodron, Club Iloaon, Eu. Change Bluildilgs, 4 p.m. AYUs?Mgs'Ir?, ' I'hmtrc Royal, "Cindorolln.' - Now Olpro Ioonse, "AcROss tho Continent." Ohmnoic, "'Iother Gooso cnd the Enoantted 2oouty." Academy of ?nsoic, Fedorol ftnstrelh. A~lamblra," King Ccnatoo." ]lehnore Park, t Voodyanr'u Circte,. Auotroltar Wonworks, opon from 10 a.m. tIll U p~r?..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
s. Buii'ests Notice. FACTS ,'OR LAGER .DRINKERS I IMPORTANT COMIPETITIONS. ALL COMrPTITOIIS MEATEN, : ·:; . ·· ; . , , H?IGHEST AWARD .VIIEREVER IEX-" HIBITED. PEILbADEI PHIU , .CARACCAS -PARIS, .··.I :, ? . , ', , • , . SAN PFRANCISCO, Anid NEW YORK. CLAUSEN'S -CHAMPAGNE LAGER BEER. THE GOLD MEDALIST. C lausen ond Son's Champagho Lager Beer has successfully beaten every com pctitbrin every case where it has been' exhibited, neverhaving Lbeen adjudged a second.plaee, but securing the highest award in eovry instance. For quality, rfiedoir froni sediment, fineness of flavour. and absolute freedom from waste it is un equcilled' whilst in the opinion of the medical faculty itcontains a larger amountm of nourishment in a form. easily andil pledaantly hasimilated, and possesses ad- intatges aa? a t'ip etiser, over and'above ' eVory other brand. Whilst utnable to I namie ompetitors in ,Paris/San Fran-, ciscul, Gardca and New York,.ive anner a list ofthoenties at the Gentenniil ~Exhi bition...
A MAD DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
A MAD DOG. bT A LUNATIC LAUrEATE, 'Adog cat eatat ihi area gato, ' Watchliog the world go by Io thought of the horrible ichool Board rate Amd the hydrolphobia cry. , le scratched hiseor withl front left paw, AMd hle nid to blhloelf, aiod Ice, "I'm not sioteen, and ty English low Old Stead muObtn t kidnap me." So he sat and he mused in the sun's warm rays On politico, playsnoad sport - " . And le sid, "All mcl what a lot of Misi Jays Are necver producnl~in? court.". IAirowled n rI.or lur. nsed him by, . ?\tl birth his arm in P. ilkn slu~ing ; , - Ad he thought t a the tht her M ajty Stopped oliort in her Biuhilod fling. lI'd read of an awfvi muander rcso, Vhere a womeam wa rieked to death ; And he bluthed for the thole of the human oaCo That tire verdict scan "Want of breath." ltt hi e dilep as olt dos ga ogan mailo fVhei bes apottcd l ome.ule eI'arBiell, With n "ldoonloht" lot from the Emcrald Iale, Slinug lddeclegl's "'cervanta' bell." A dog a t out ant his rea gate A.thbncing chee...
THE MAN WITH THE BLACK PATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
HE MANJWITH THE BLACK P.AT?CH. : Tihe King bf' the Carpet: Knights mws lending' his inwcearied followers in the crowning figure of the c:dotillon, 'Thoe' sevourer of plovers' eggs had just bolted he last ont, and then bolted himself. Ii he conservatory the gentleo turtle-doves vere booing continuously their final and fondest notes: . For the. night was .far gpent, and a certain ball, at D- louse igh over. Not, thoughi of tlhe ,iftd being who [led his merry men and saidens in the dance thot,. night. so briwesl,; nor of him who carried: off:the aemaiining wild bird's egg, is this.,the tory, blut of two others-lovers--who still lisigered beneath the 'palm-tree and _the orang? e,.. . lore ,r Now, though o may be .a moral lift, napable of raising use into atmospheres where we get better all round, above our selves altog'ethbr, so t spieak, yet.it isiapt on oce??iqno .tdegrade the beost of 'its ubjects into te vehiest"'incarihttlonss of l11 that isselfish and inconsiderate in man and womi...
HOW TO FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
ROg eW ,TO fINANCE. )b good story is told of John S,,Corning,, n ,gentleman well-known in railway circles, wi ho has latejyreoturin'ed from Louisvlle.' It secdms that the flrsi ~'ekin 'Lbu'uiillc' John snoppdd at the' Willard 'oitel;, nd, was :harged .2 per week: 'Ho toldMr,. Willard, however, that,. as 'he, shoul hbe, aay. p ~oodi deal,, and would have top riy r meai take outsid, he ike' td "rrange' fer a"dedide-' tibh'ih' insuch cases. It " 'ase fally agreed thati Corniing should ,be 'allowed. "2.:9d. for each mecalIaken away fromtheo hotel; At the end f .a veek poriing ap-, Ipeared ivith his.carpect-hag, and wanted to 'settle His 'hill 'was made out ait. £2; "But," quoth the child-like Corning,'"I have had eome meals dut.?: " Allrighlt," said Mr.:W.illard,! how many PP , "'Leme see/, musgd Coning, ,. "Ionday, .'two; Tuesday,,two*, Wednesday, two; Thurs day, two ;..Fridahy,"tw 6 Satrday, t*to Siinday, two. This is Mohidis y. 'I 'hive hben here seven days, an'd liad fourteedi teale...
THE GAUCHOS. WONDERFUL HORSHMANSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
THE H6 The Gauchos are deoscendants of tl? sristocratic Span dbs d and Iandian women, for the gradees and'hidalgoswhi once ruled these coln ies did knot heasitat to seek the society oeth Pocaliointho '~sc the Guarini race. Tney 9arep-one te moset indolent and the ost. st oO'f',i human beings, for when theyar.e not; in "th~ps iqolonisgoadtf e o6nthh.bi~ck61r Q-*irce JblnoU_? tpey. ore sloEipg in -.pnthetie-sdolee-among'their mistresses or gambling withW;thoir chums. IHalf savage and half coufrtier, the Gaucho is as polite as he is cruel, and will make a bowi like a ldancing'master or thrum an air on the native rpandoline ,with theo;samo'esos. and nonchalance ashe willmurder afellw-' being:o¶salughter,a steer. He otogniosles no iawbutshis own;will and therunwritben code ofetheeajtle range, and all,violations of this epde are punished by, banishment or deatlh. cWhoever offends hine must'fight or fly, and his vengeance .is as ,enduring as it.is vigilant., The statutv .of linlita tion is...
JOKES NEW AND OLD. (MOSTLY OLD.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
i JOKES :NIEW AND OLd:' n ,((Mosnt. OL..) . Lord. O--,-,ehoso. popularity, was not axessivo in, the town of A---, haying sed an importstinateo beggar, 'sl~ re noewed i heod ippjdtion' with, "Now, me lord, if ye'd.just give 'me one little six pence,'I could treat every.friend yeo.have.. initheitown.l¶ ' WOMAN'? RonTs. AGr AI. , i A strapping big fellow wss broughlt;to he station the other night for being' lrunk and disorderly.. On 'being 'qeO ioned by the :inspector :"' Your usi ess P" He scratched his head, and, after hinking awhile, answedred: " lly' wifo 'ashes!" ,. Hero are a couple of curious advertiser. eihts from 'old'neqospapoei, illustrative 'of' bygone mannors, bdarlg diate 1780'' 'L ' TIo he Sold,-R? Genteel Place at. Co'urt. Salary £100 a-yoear. Little or no attendanceo keqnired, and.is transferable at pleasure the same as Bank Stock.' S?dartin IVan .Butchell, Surgeon Dentist, ttends at. his hpusoe, in Ulpper Mount-tret, iGroeenor STMure?,a whv11e m10 tillre om t ,till ds...
AN EXTRAORDINARY ILLUSIONIST. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
AN. EXTRAORDINARY ILLU SIt may be said with truth of MI. Ver ibeck, seiys thee'tHod h?Biteis;tlna-'n-other artist in his line ha~-succeeded so bril liantly with p.few, o6f..the aids and appliances of the or diiary conjuror. While most of them pile up.-their platforms with toy-like opachinery that destroys all sense 'oft&lt;illilsioli, *t-vreVrbedk' triiuts' nmi'ily, to his -wonderful' deiterity of hibnifdstation. Nor matter.how:close: the s8peottbrs..may be, no matter how keen.the: visitors glance, M. Verbeck defies detection. His featsare also accompanied with icertain drollery, combined'ith dramatjc;effect,which makes ev'eii theleast important of them especially ittractive. The difliultu M. Verbeck has in speaking F-nhcli'idnly is B r·itnicme ly a cleyer, :and'rsrealywitted. gentleman, -:ho puts in racyEnglish the-descriptions given of the araiops trigha. ,/Many,of!thease.'re. ndel i 'thei ' etreme. "When visitors lin. variossa parts of~ the hall secretly and. tqelysupt a'...
FELICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
FELICITY. The Rev. Dr. P. visiting a country clergy man, requested .permission to preach to :his conigregation, awhich his friend consented:to, on conditiobn that he adapted the language of.his sermon tothe illiterate capadities of his parishioners,and that he used no hard. words. After -the sermon was over Dr. P. asked his friend whether he had not strictly observed his condi tions P . : ·!:' i The other replied that he.had, used several words beyond the comprehension of his hearers and instainced th iwdra fcticity, foirwvhich'he should? have: suisti-' unt'ed ]aapi.ssios.. Dr 'P ? ohitended'hlia' one wdrd.wa?asas plain:as 'hthe o i'dr d b prvbiftp: porb¢sed callihg' in' the plb~igh-, man; a~nd putting it to um, whiuh'was do?.e.,". ' ' ? " - . . I W'ell, Robin, do you know the meaning of the wosdflieciy !'' ' Ees, sir,", sadRobin (scmrtching his head, and endeavouring to look wise)," ees, air, I thinks nahiow I does." Woel~,Robi?i;:speakuup." a .iWhy, sir, I doesn't knowdisactly,but...
A TORY TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
A TORYi TRICK. I 6':It is hardt tell how if ? ppened that Lord Wiliam Moribund became member fd Baronsboro'. It is true lie wa ho son of: the 'Marquis of Snee.erbyi but the ,Ziberai'' elttrs of; Baernsporo°' cared tiothinifor'the Masrq uii sezeee rby. It is true, too, he was-aUWhig; but the Liberal electors of Baronsboro' were not .hWngs. H _.w neaither..of.brilliant.. ..tellect nor of engaging manners. In ,fact, a more dull and commonplace gentle -mhinitirTowiioa'e-diflicItt T discover; iand how it was tlirt'sud?'a-bersfon contrived to make--himself-tho representative in-Par- I .jiapmentj of thoeu intelligontoelectors .of Baroneboro' was a-mystery to everybody. the electgrs themsolvesiincluod;e Once elected, howlhoe.contrived to con tinue their representative was not difi cult, td: ekplaihi :.'The- coinstituency of Baronsboro' returned two members.; .TholigBh'thee. Conservatives: were. pretty .strong in it,, ia majority ,of the electors were Liberals, i and' :theu'.two members -rot...
LIVING IN A FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 7 January 1886
LIVING IN A FLAT. i P?rias tookn a hint from Edinburgh and builded,flats in all its quart~rs. r'Nw York: :is rivalling Paris in. thebogrowing. number: of ,these human hives.. In . the, Flsench capital a reaction is taking.,place. in consequeslpe of high rents. .The: aver age snumbereof unoccupied flats aounoted to 20;40001 bua lately the. number, has in-: creased to 42,000. The tenants are eithei. inthesuburbs orin the provinces. The decrease of; population, is s.tqady.; Land-. lords will have to come 4own in reztv, oit'silifer "frboi an incrtasing exodus. Sd6it'?ill' .be in NOW' YPdrk, 'Oivners' of'ehl kistsit :ate bdil'diig'flat'cin'sttdntly, add nany' of thi asiht caravanseries are but jartially tenanted! ::-Rnts's are:held at' - frightful figure. Landlords, 'sd-called yet,in this free country by feudal law, are very exacting. For example, they build drpplaccs for grates,.but refuse to furinish grates, forcing occupants to eitherleave or supply. themselves 'with stovesi. .ater, a...