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FADS OF COMPOSERS. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
Fads of Composebs. Genius- has a queer way of. doing things, Haydn, when in the humour for composition, always puts on his best suit and made his toilet as if go ing to a court ball. Another of his fads woe to write hia music on the finest paper that could bo procured. Gluck had liii piano carried out in the meadow, and,— with a -bottle of champagne on each side of him, went nt his work like a- wild man. Paisiello composod the whole of his operas, 'Tho Barber of Seville' and 'La Molinara,' while in bed. - Sacchini could do nothing without having his two favourite cats on his shoulders. Cimarosa always wanted a crowd of j friends about him when he composed his music, while Snrti always with* drow to a lonely chamber lighted dimly by- a.single lamp.
Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
Latest Tfeleg'rams. (Reuter's Telegrams) Sydney, Thursday. The Premier, after addressing a meeting1 at Tumut yesterday, returned to Sydney this morning. All arrangements are completed for the Governor's arrival this afternoon. The streets present a gay appearance and are well decorated. They will be lined with troops all along the line of route. The steamer Tekapo is still hard and fast and has become a perfect wreck. She is abandoned and will be sold to-day. The Rev. Dr. Cash has been nomin ated to the Hunter Baillio professor ship, at St. Andrews College. Wragge's forecast is unsettled with rain in southern district and strong squalls. The missing Loch Sloy passenger has not yet been found, and doubts have been expressed as to whether he ever reaohed the top of the cliff, The Surrey matoh is concluded. Tho Australians in the first innings scored 249. Surrey, in their second innings scored 64, Hayes top scorer with 83. The Australians won by an innings and 70 runsi The weather was ...
(To the Editor of the Bombala Times.) [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
(To the Editor of the JBomlab Times. J Sir, — Will you kindly permit me a short space in your valuable paper to call attention to a regulation ill the Lands Act which is a danger and a menace to the best interest of the small settler, and permits large land holders to esohange portions of thoir holdings (mostly infarlor portions) for Grown lands, It bohovea the residents of every district where such exchanges are proposed, to be up pnd do ing, and. keep a watohful eye upon the small portion of good Crown Linds still available for settlement. No doubt the large land owners of N.S.W. are very philanthropic, and offer exchange land very muoh better than that they wish to acquire. Nevertheless, suoh exchanges are generally found to be more to the interest of tha land owner than the Crown.''' - At any rats', the proposal usually comes from the land owner, . and one would naturally suppose he expects^some mater ial advantage, else why not keep his own land ? A brief review of the working ...
Candelo Athletic Club. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
Candelo Athletic Club Following aro the handicaps for tho chief events of tho above Club b sports to be held at Candelo on Queen's Birthday Grand Handicap. yds ydi T. Cartwright. , 6 D Grant 16 R. Davis ? 8 F. Brine ...(....16 T. Parnell ? 8 T. Cotterill ...... 1Q A. E McFarlane 0 0. Williams ? 16 A. Warden.... 9J W. J.'Kirkland. . . . 10 H. Hayes .... 12 W. A. Robertson 17 J. Robertson ..13 G. Knight ...t.. 18 W. Robinson ... 13 E. Jj Stormon . . 18 E. Hubert .... 13 T. Blunddll ? ; 20 I*. E. Ryan.. . .' 14 S.Thomas 20 W. Rixon .... 14 C. A. Otton 21 S. Kilkelly .... 15 G. Beare . i . . ; i . . 21 Birthday Handioap. yds yds T; Cartwright... 2 W. J. Kirkland... 11 R. Davis ,.ii .. 3 C. Williams ? ? 11 T. Parnell ...m 3 W. A. Sobertson 12 A.E.MoFarlane 4 T. Robartaon .... 12 A. Warden .... 4} G. Knight ? 13 H. Hayea.,;. .. 7 E. J. Stormon ... , 13 J. Robertson . . 8 J: Doiel ? 13 W. Robinson . . 8 W. Rogers ...... 14 E. Hubert .... 8 S. Thomas ? 16 I.E. Ryan..,, 9 B. Pheeny.i ...... ...
Latest English Telegrams LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
( Latest E ngfish f elegrams London, Wednesday! Two thousand men are said have been enlisted in the Transvaal against the Republic. Seven Englishmen and one Dane have been arrested. The Earl of Str#!ford was decapitated accidentally through falling on a rail Francisque Sarcey, tlie French dra matio critic, is dead...; .''. The Belgica Antarctic expedition has finished its work uhd tho members are returning home. - - C. W SAGE for Dress Goods and New Trimmings. Adv. Go to SAGE'S for Boots. Shoes and Slippers- Evening Shoes a speoialty Adv. If you want auything good at a low price go to C. W- SAGE- Adv-
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
TAILOEING ! TAILORING! TAILORING ! CHEAPER AND BETTER THAN EVER. TIKIS grreat holiday of the year — the Royal Agricultural Show — will soon be here, and on Buch occasions oountry friends and visitors like to appear in their best attire. You are probably considering where you will get your new suit from. Just try C- G HATTE, Newtowni near Railway Bridge Send for patterns and self-measurement forms (posted free). Let him have your selection and measurement nt once, and you will receive your suit in time for Show visit. HATTE'S Tailoring Department in the talk aii3 wonder of the day. His Two Guinea Suits including an extra pair of trouBer are marvellouB value. You can select from a choice assortment of the best sergeB and tweeds, and secure the most fashionable style perfect fit, and superior workmanship. These suits would cost four guineas elBowhero. Patronise Hatte and save fifty per cent. Tbe German Emperor has lately visited the historic City of Jerusalem, but could not see it in t...
NEWS & NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
[?] Mb. Moses will visit Delegate from Friday 2nd J une, till' Thursday 8th June. . Miss E. M. Watson, Bombala Public School, has been' promoted to Class III. I The Town Band intend giving a benefit concerttfnd social inlaid of Mr. J. Bald win some time earjy.in June. . ? ThkTowo Band hii$ a good programme of itema f'o'r the ciincQrt at Cathcart on Tuesday next, ? ? v' ... ? The annual Convent Ball will be held In the School of Arts on Wednesday next, 24th May. * ? ? Picnic, football' match, concert, atid ' social is the programme for Bibbenluke on the 24th. The funds go towards es tablishing a school- library. .*/ * Pbize winirers at the recent Bombala Show can now obtain their prize money on application to the Treasurer, Mr. F. . 1). McDonald. The trial of the disc plough at Rose meath on Monday was well attended, enu the trial was considered perfectly satis factory; ? . ? At the Police Court on Tuesday last be fore H. M. Joseph Esq., J.P., Martin McOluro was remanded to Delegate ...
"Wireless Telegraphy." [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
'' Wireless Telee-raph^-' This is not a happy name for tho new Marconi system. The communic ation is by electric waves ; some wires are essential at the.„.sending station and the receiving ; but no wire is wanted to connect the stations. Other names suggested are 'Hertz wave felegraphy,' in honor of the. late .scientist, Heinrich Hertz, who, in 1887, was able to generate electric waves, and to measure their velocity througn apace ; this ho placed at 184,000 miles per second, or about the same journey speed aa light. Other names are ' spark telegraphy,' ' sp.tce tele graphy.' Twenty-five years ago, an Englishman, Clerk Maxwell, taught that light was an olectro-magnetic phonomenon. So light, heat, electric ity are family connections. Summed up, the modus operandi is as follows': ' — The sender is provided with a Hertz oscillator, two brass balls or . spheres and a powerful battery and induction coil. With this he causes sparks to jump between the balls, and from the spark gap radiate ...
A Wonderful Memory. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
A Wonderful Memory A man nnmed George W. McMillion, of Friar's Hill, W. Va., Aineri°a- ^afl had several offers from musoum man agers and one or two from scientific societies to appear in public and dis play his wonderful feats of memory. Ho is about 40 yenre of age, and has the cift of remombrance wonderfully developed. He romembers everything he ever knew or re.td, nnd can perform tho most remarkable feats, He can, off-hand, recite the names, birthdays, hour of death, majorities, nnd closest details of the lives of all the Presid ents in regular order; can name all tho horses in his neighbourhood; can recito poems of 3000 words without missing a word ; can recount the de tails of every visit he has made in his lifo ; can name all the people he lias met in two weeks, und every word every one of them said to him ; can quote -chapter after chapter of the Bible, and has a like penohnnt for quoting history. He is hardly human in many respects, sleeping in the woods and often going for w...
Constitution Bill. ADDRESS BY MR. W. H. WOOD, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
Constitution Bill ADDRESS BY Mr, W. ; - WOOD, M. P. .' Mr. Wood, tho member for Elen Bombala, addressed a crowded house in the School of Arts on Tuesday night, taking for his subject the Federal Consti tution Bill. Mr.- H. M. Joseph (Mayor) ocoupied tho ohair, and in a low appropriate words introduced the speaker. Mr, Wood, who on rising was received with annlause, said : — It was always gratifying to a speaker to be confronted with a big audience, and more particularly was it so with him to-night, bocauso_ the audience was not moved by the sometimes strong passiimsand feelings which brought audiences togother in local elections when party feeling was running high, but they came impelled by a true national spirit to take an interest in the great question of Federation. The objoct of his address was to explain tho Federal Bill from his standpoint, and he was not going to oc cupy time by long introductory remarks. His position there that night was entirely apart from his capacity of t...
Agricultural Judges Decisions. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
Agricultural Judges Decisions. To the ordinary man in pnrsuit ot knowledge at an agricultural show the reuson why ono animal or ono article is rpgardod os superior to another is often a profound mystery. Of course, the judges and experts can see the I difference at a glance ; but, unless the layman is fortunate enough to button hole some one.of undoubted authority on tne suojoct, or iias tne patienco to grope after the truth by oomparing, according to standards he does not feel certain of, tho points at issue, he derives but little instruction from the competition ; and it is the same with competitors themselves. The adop tion of a scale of points, framed in ac cordance with objects aimed at, and with due ? regard to local conditions, for every class adjudicated upon, has often been suggested as the right wav to make ' agricultural competitions as educational as they should bo. That thero are some obstacles in the way of the genoral introduction of such a principle is admitted by al...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
W ASTE PAPER FOR SALE in any quantity. Apply Times Office. C. W. SAGE for Men's Cardigan Jackets and Crimean Shirts.1 Adv, j ' ? i SANDER & SONS' EUCALYPTI EX TRACT. — Under tho distinguished pntronago of His Majesty, the King of Italy, as per communication mado by the Minister for Fe sign Affairs, through the Cohsul.Genoral for Italy, at Molbourne, Maroh 14, 1878. Awarded diploma at tlie Amsterdam Exliibi ton, 1883, Acknowledged by Medical Clinics and Universities all over the Globe. There are imitations of Eucalypti Extract in tlio market, products of simple distillation forming crude, resinous oils. In order that theso crude oils may not bo taken for our pure 'Volatite Eucalypti Extract, whioh is recognised by the Medical Division of tho Prussian Government to be of perfectly pure origin, as per information forwarded to us thronugh the Consul at Melbourne, March 2 1878, we state : — It is proved by tests mado by the Medical Clinics of the Universities of Bonn and Griefswa...
Two of a Trade. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 19 May 1899
Two of a Trade. That two of a trado seldom agree is a common saying. Its weakness, however, resides in the faot that it. is a cavilling, sneering snying. The idea sought to be conveyed is that the disagreement is the outcome of reciprocal jealousy. While that is likely, it is not a necessary, or even a philosophical, inforeuce. Two of a trade may easily see reasons for an honest diffoience of opinion to which the outsider is biinu. Again, two of a trade may agree and both be wrong — on a point of course, connected with their own in dustry. Some years ago there was high debate over the question whether a paint ing, exhibited in Paris, was an original Yelasquez or a copy. Half the artists and connnisseun in Europe got not under the collar about it. It was ono or the other— so they siid. Later on the fact came out. It wes neither an original nor a copy ; it was a replica. The experts wore mistaken. And so runs speculative judgment in everything. Here is tho caso of two doctors ; both, ...
Advances to Settlers [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 26 May 1899
Advances to Settlers'.^ The Advaiiccs to ?'ptllcra Hoard lm dealt with a largo number ot applica tions for assistance under the Act, Nearly tiOOO applications have bee.n received, representing 'requests 'foi\ about £'] 20,000. A number of rebpm-;! mendations by the boaid huvo ]beori approved b.v tlio Minister for Lands, and tho r.ocesyary documents tire now being prepared so ? as to complete. T the transactions at an oarly ' date'. ' In many cases the board has not recom mended the advunce of the full amount asked Cor, because tho information at the disposal of the members is necess arily limited at this sta,;e. An en deavour hasi however, been mado to provide for an advance of a sufficient sum to meet the urgent and pressing needs of the applicants. Tho accept ance of the amount offered by the board does not, it is gathered, necess arily preclude settlers from obtaining further uasistance later on. Tho ap plications are chielly from the western 'part in the Central Division) about ...
Referees Football Association. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 26 May 1899
Hefereps' Football. Associa- tion* i The N.S.W.R.F.U. has adopted the following rulings of the Referees' As- sociation In the event of the ball beinjjf thrown in not 'straight , from touch and the opposite sloe ^iin'od an advantage, the ball 'wiV not to be 'brought back ; no goal w4s;to;be scored if thjj. ball wero kicked .o^qr tire bar in the kick-off, the ball wolilU be still iu play, nri'd if -it wero kiolcCtF '..acroaa^the dead-ball line it'waa'v'a, touch t&sVn , and was to b&. kiokod output th^'25. If - an' attacking , player grossed - the line and then threw tho ball forward, a touch down must be allowed) and a kick out at the 25. Whero a scrum was ordered and ono side immediately packed while the other waited for the forwards to gather round, th'e reforee' had the power to allow a froe kick against the side wastiug time. And similarly in the caso of a player con tinually 'knocking ' on or ' throwing forward.' The referee had tho power to order a player off the...
The Loch Sloy Wreck. DISCOVERY OF KILPATRICK'S BODY. ADELAIDE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Bombala Times and Manaro and Coast Districts General Advertiser — 26 May 1899
'The Loch Slo^.'Wreck- / ^DISCOVERY OF. ICILPATRICK'S : ' BODY. Adelaidk, Thursday. TKe search for Kilpatriok, the raiss ing passenger of the Loch Sloy, was brought to an end yesterday, when the body of tlio poor youn^ fellow was ;^v found hear the coast about a mile and i; ;. u third further on from the snot wliero ? Mitchell and Simpson left him. Two ? parlies, in charge of trooper Shegog and May, went out aB usual iu the morning, Shegog's party going up Sandy River and May's keeping along the coast. Some miles past the wreck towards Cape Borda they rejoined one another on tho caast shortly after, one o'clock. After consultation it was decided to beat back towards RocUy River. The whole party spread out accordingly about three chains apart, und had not started out 10 minutes, when Hudson, one of' the searchers, noticed an object lying on tho ground, ile though it was Boco, the black tracker, who was one of the party, und balled out ' Hullo, Tommy, what are you doing there ?' .Rece...