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THE TESTIMONY OF ESTHER SANDYS. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XIX.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
f«E TESTIMONY OF ESTHER SANDYS. * Ttai Rights Reserved.] ? BT ROMA WHITE. CHAPTER XIX.— Continued. ' I suppose Esther cannot speait under any circumstances ?' asked Lady Sandys of Mr. Leicester, in distressed tones. ' Under no circumstances whatever, in a criminal trial,' broke in Mr. Berkeley im patiently. ' In my own opinion it is an in famous thins.' An inarticulate sound came from Esther. She had risen to her leet and stood retting against a small table. Her eyes were dilated, and her breath came in gasps. . ' Do you meau that — because I am Hum plirey's wife— my evidence is useless f' ' Quite useless,' answered Mr. Berkelej. ' And it might save him ?' ' It would tell strongly in his favoui.' Her mouth twitched a little, aud she made a swallowing motion, for the endeavour to speak had brought an hysterical lump into hei throat. Then her voice came back tu her, hoarse and somewhat muffled. ' L am not Humphrey's wife,'' she Baid, ' I can speaK— I am not his wife. ' She struct no t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
?: -A' 1' ????'' ??' ???--. ^ .^**- «t4o ? : ? ; - £a -;?—-—- ? — ? ? ? ; —- ii.wiiiii.iM. ,.i i iji.ni. v ; LIMITED. ; ^ JliiC _Ey Special ApiJuiiilRiciit to ^^^^^^^ His Excellency the Governor. ,; _ j ; -/W^WL ;*jr*E? /% C3 ? *» c ? ?/--?—Tlio best qualities obtainable, only ^ puie^ rin-f ' wlinlcsome Teas ! ? \X iKj ? Bowf'^ktZS .= I sloeiioj.aud every leaf guarftnteeiT for Qu3lHy,PurJtg ;ind Value. I : SR*' ' ___ f Oi'1 Iin:-ortatl.?tiFi of Coffee conip'iso ilia I'incsttl ntia (.Iiq \Vori-l laniwotlucc \V- \ '?? ' ' 'H i /^-i?S%K?li!!?l^fS?S^ A 'ta't and .aupjily it frc-h from our Mills daily. With ihe aid of exi.-ris1 -kill ami -are in! f'U \*&%3 W if3 EHELfil 1 ?°iectillR!iu.l|.roi)ii'l.ni.vneareciialilMlloi:ivotlii1t6aii1Iaaioi]«llichhast'aiuuJ(orouri ? ': - ^'t-A t 11 \\, la - »«»* *«^» ^mp \ (j.joccs such a vido aiid gratifying reputation. . ;' %ti a.jjk ,«, /Sk m ^». f There arc many different kinds of Cocoa. We manufacture and! '^B J G^fsS*^Ta#»Ccei -I S^P'y th*'-...
Eggs in Batter. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
Eggs in Batter. Poach as many eggs as you require, allowing one for each person to be ser ved, and let them get cold. Then flour each egg. dip it Into a light batter, suid fry a golden brown. A piece of thin, raw bacon wranned round each egg be fore it 1b dipped In the batter Is an im provement. Serve the eggs thus pre pared on a mould of mashed potato, which Is coloured with israti-d cuirol and chopped parsley, and you will have a dainly-looklne dish.
Gingerbread Biscuits. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
Gingerbread Biscuits. Dry one pound of flour well, ana pass through a stevc, when cold rul) in two ounces of butter and three ounces of laid. Then add to the Dour, &c, two tenspoon fuls ot bakine powder, a dessertspoonful of chopped candled --rangv- peel, half-an-ounce ground gineM'. and six ounces of brown sugar. W;irm halfa pound of golden syrup and mix into the other ingredients ko ilk u- foi-m a good dough. Roll out thin, cut into rounds with a luniljlc-r, place on a w«-II-sreas.-d tin, and bake slowly till the biscuits are brown and crisp.
Baked Bacon. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
Baked Bacon. carefully prepared, Is better than fried, and many housewives who have to de vote their attention to housework, as well as cooking- tlie breakfast, may iind this mode preferable. Cut Hie baoon In thin slices, as if for frying. l-ay them evenly on a disli, the fat of one iilr-ce overlaying the lean of another. Place in a moderate oven until cooked. With ordinary care bacon treated thus Is never hard or burnt. An Excellent Vermicelli Pudding, may be made from this recipe :— Take about half-a-leacupful of vermacelll, and on It pour one pint of boiling milk ; cover the basin with a plate till the vermacelll Is soft. Beat up an egg, and gradually stir into the cuol milk, then add a. dessert spoonful %of marmalade, which has had all the peel chopped fine. Place In a buttered pie dish, and bake about half an-hour. Turn out to serve, and pour over a little warm marmalade dissolved in water.
A Short Career. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
A Whorl Cnrrer. The late Mr. Nat Jones, described as the boldest speculator iu Chicago, ex perienced a curious but by no means uncommon fate— in the United States at least. A few years ago he was a bright youth employed in a Chicago commission 'house. He was a great trader in the wheat line, aud it was not long before i he set up in business for himself on bor rowed capital. In a year he had made £20,000, and two years later he was worth a million dollars. He built a £50,000 mansion, and surrounded him self with all the luxuries of life. Then he went to New York and entered Wall strect, where he lost his million almost as quickly as he had made it. He then returned to Chicago a fluancia! and physical wreck, and now he is in his grave.
Cost of Feeding England. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
Com ol Pri'dlng Knglnnri. Of the one hundred and eighty millions' worth of food imported into England, the butcher takes over sixteen millions, the pork butcher three-quarters of a mil lion, the fishmonger and poultryman three aud a quarter millions, the cheese monger, forty millions, the grocer forty three millions, the greengrocer over seveu millions, and the baker about fifty two millions. The wine and spirit mer chant takes about eight millions aud a half, and the tobacconist three millions and a-half.
ETHICS OF BARGAINING. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
ETHICS OF BARGAINING. A bargain is a trade in which each party outwits the other and each thinks he has got the best of it. A good bargain is when we get the better of the other party.and a bad bargain is when be gets tbe better of us. To bargain iB to bicker for the advantage, trying to get the other party off guard, that you may secure bis wares without giving him their equivalent. To get a bargain iB to buy what you do not want at a few cents less than you might have to pay if you ever sbould want it. A good bargain often turns out a poor one. The time, energy, and money spent in securing a good bargain will usually prove a bad investment. We know an old maid who says it's bad enough for tbe men to get married without fools of women imitating them. , /
A Determined Soldier. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
A Dcirrmtncrt NoMler. A striking story is going the rounds concerning an officer who, bciug refused leave to go with the Chitral expedition, obtained five days' leave to go ' shoot ing.' He entrained to a point as near the operations as the railway would carry him. and then, being unnble to obtain ;i horse, set out to march. Equipped with a bottle of gin and a huge sausage as his only rations, he plodded the weary mileB over rough ground cheerfully. He reached the head of the column just as the charge was about to be made on the Malakaud Pass. He was in time to join the head of the storming column, and was in the first three on the summit. AVben the battle was over he hud to eschew the camp and the rest that awaited the fighting line, and had to make his way back as best he might to a point where the railway would take him up. The London correspondent of the ' Birmingham Gazette' says he heard General Sir Evelyn Wood say that Oils officer is a full colonel. He went Into ac tion as a...
Some Curious African Customs. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
Some Curious African Customs. ('Pall Mall Gazette.') An authority divides cannibalism Into five different classes— cannibalism of necessity, cannibalism of desire, cauui ballsui of theology, cauufbulisui of dis cipline and education, and cauulbalisui of revenge. Aud although it is doubt less Interesting to the student to classify and seek out causes, what a matter of supreme Indilfcreuce It must be to the individual sacrlliced whether he it* being on leu because there is no other food handy, or because ho has excited the anger of his enemies ! The deplorable fact that lie is being eaten is quite sulli cient for him. The natives of the I'iJI Islands are notorious cannibals, although missionary work among them has done much towards lessening the practice. Human flesh is looked upon as a great delicacy by the KlJIiius ; it i* considered even superior to purk, aud a special fork is used to eat It with. It would appear that besides beiug tasty, human llesh is a wry nutritive diet, some o...
LOOKING FORWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
LOOKING FORWARD. The twentieth century husband was asleep in the parlour of the little Harlem flat. He made a pretty picture as he lay curled up on the lounge, with his silken tresses of the fashionable Titian shade, his dainty spiing wautand thecliiffon bloomers which r,:u'hed to his slender ankles. One two, three, four, five, six, chimed the ormolu clock upon the mantel-piece. The eound awakened the young husband. 'Good erncious! ': he exclaimed. 'Six o'clock already, and Susan will be home in half-an-hour. I mustn't keep her waiting for dinner again. I shall never forget tho ? dreadful language Bhe used the last time it occurred.' Springing to his feet, he fetched his wife's slippers from the bedroom and placed them upon the electric radiator to warm. Then he hurried into the kitchen and buBied him self with masliing potatoes, pounding tbe beefsteak to make it tender, and with vnrious other little preparations for tbe evening meal. At twenty-five minutes past six everything was r...
THINGS TO REMEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
THINGS TO REMEMBER. When Lieutenant Mahoney went to Sioux City to recruit men he was entrusted with a number of errands by the members of Com panieB H. and L. who mostly came from that district. He jotted them all on a piece of naner and referred t.n thnm whnn hn arrivaA at Sioux City. Tbis piece- of paper will give an idea of what the men wanted in Sioux City and some of tbe things Lieutenant Mahoney had to do. It read as follows: — 'Get a ruler and some black-lead pencils.' ' Kiss Harry Hamilton's girl.' ' Hcve that order of roses countermanded for cigars.' ' Take Claypole's new vest, and get bis old one out of the closet.' ' Get Ed. Brown's manual for army cook ing, his sword knot and his French dictio nary.' ' Get Harry Chapman's blanket strap and tray for chess.' 'Get any old thing.'
WASHING WAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 10 March 1899
WASHING WAYS. The hardest worked washerwomen in the world are the Koreans. They have to vvatUi about a dozen dresses for their busbauds, and,inasmuch as every man wears pantalouns so baggy that they come up to his neck like those of a clown, they have plenty to do. The washing is usually done in cold water, aud often in ruDning streams. The clothes are pounded with paddles until they shine like a shirt- front fresh from a Chinese laundry. The Japanese rip their garments apart for every washing, and they iron their clothes by spreading tbem on a flat board and lean ing this up against tbe house to dry. The sun takes the wrinkics out of the clothes, and Borne of them have quite a lustre. The Japanese woman does Jicr washing aut of doors. Her wash -tub iti not more than 6in. high, and is about as big round as tbe aver ago dish-pan. She gets the dirt out of the clothes by rubbing them between her hands. She sometimes uses Japanese soap, which is full of grease, and woiks away with her b...