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A Remedy Against Flies. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
A Remedy Against Flies. ' I never use window screens, said ;i wise housekeeper the other day, ' be cause 1 have a fancy that they shut out all the air in hot weather, and, beside.-!, they serve to keep the flies iu -the house equally :is well as to keep them out.' ' But 1 never see a fly iu your house.' said her friend. *' How do you manage it V I'or my part, I must confess that screens or no screens, my summer weans to me olio long battle with the little pests.' ' My remedy is a very simple one,' said the good housekeeper, ' tiud 1 learned it years ago from iny grand mother, when 1 used to wateh her put ting bunches of lavender flowers around us to keep the flies away. My method is simpler. I buy five cents' worth of oil of lavender at the drug store aud mix il with the same quantity of water. Then I put it iu a common glass atomiser aud spray it around the rooms wherever fiies are apt to congre gate, especially in the dining-room, where 1 sprinkle it plentifully over the table lin...
French Kid Gloves. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
French Kid Cloves. A paragraph from au American paper makes a very explicit, charge respecting the manufacture of Kreueh kid gloves. We. are told that to make the kid m- fine aud pliant it is necessary to skin the kids before killing them. 'Old hands in the tradu alHrin that even if the skm is taken oft immediately after death it. never attains the softness which the best, kid gloves have. The kids are said, however, to be spared as much pain as possible during tile operation, being first stupified with au opiate. A gentle man of extensive experience in tlu- breeding and treatment of goats iu this country remarks upon the above state ment' that he hiis heard it denied by several persons iu the glove trade, bui himself is ouly disposed to doubt that portion of it whieb says that the kids are first stupified with an opiate. This gentleman considers that the French ex cel us iu the manufacture of gloves, be cause they buy the skins of real kith which have beeu taken off before the anim...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
^^^Bunember ! O'Noill'B big laud sale ^^^^Hblace on Wednesday next. ^^^^Bnr City fathers would speak one ^^^Hobw, our reporter would feel grate ^^HT&tthe last meeting, at times, they HBLy«r« «11 spiking together, w5l The contraetora are getting on with ' Kierath's ' culvert. The Trangje Bacos on Wednesday were a success. The continued dry weather is mak ing the outloeJ: anything but reassur ing in this district. Moston's new hotel was lighted up on Saturday night last, and a very large number of townspeople paid a visit of iuspoctfon. ifr. Ihos, Nicholas, a very old resi dent of Dubbo, died at that town on Saturday afternoon last. The Narromine cricketers will pro' bably be invited to try conclusions with the Timbriebongie second eleven. Rough ] The cool change in the weather is all against rain. Kierath, Nelson, and Co's great semi-annual sale ie attracting a lot of people. If you want good valuo for your money give them a call. There is no doubt about the ' quality ' of th...
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Household Hints If you have a cosy nook hi your sitting room, complete its -charm by hanging over ;t a softly shaded lamp. It inuy be plm-cd iu a bracket if you choose, or hung by a hook from the ceiling. A young woman who is a clover artist as well as a busy housewife, lisis discov ered that the very best way to grease, cake tins or gem pans is to apply the dripping with a stiff bristle, paint brush. Alter it has boon used, wash it with hot water and soap, and lay It away until it is needed again. Vou can keep cake and sandwiches fresh tor several days by wrapping them in a cloth and setting them away whoiv the air will not touch them. Use the same, method -o preserve buns, biscuit, and coffee cake.
Vagrant Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Vagrant Notes. At last Monday's Council meeting the Aldermen evidently came pre pared fora wordy war Jineut tbe Towii Hall site, but cither through the ab Biiicpof one, or the adroitness of an other, thn matter came to nothing — for that night at least— much to the content (if the representatives of ihs' riv.r side ward, who were in a minor it.y as far as voting wes concerned. Could this hare beru the reason fur a certain Aideiinnn wishing to make a whole sale reduction in his noticr-s of motion ? Bo that hs it tn;iy, and in spite of ih-j objections ruisedj b» Aldvrmau ie quite within his rights in withdraw ing a notice of motion, which is not the prop rty of the Council till it has been seconded, sn that the little sim mer the incident evoked, did nut speak well for the Alderoiou's know Udge of the Act' An item that should have been dealt with in routine fashion (Mr. Grainerer's letter) was made tli« occasion of quite a limpid flow of eloquence ; oae speaker advo catine the immcdin...
Didn't Want Leeches. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Didn't Want Lcedies. ' 'What's good for a black eye ?' asked a tough-looking young man of a druggist the other evening. ' Leeches arc considered first-rate,' re plied the druggist, ' but where is the black eye ?' ' It'll come later on — In about an hour from now. I'm hunting a feller down lo lick him, and I thought I'd have things all fixed if I got a black eye. I'll probably drop in about 10 o'clock.' ' All right — come any time.' At 30.30 the young man returned, and after a glance at him the druggist said : ' So you didn't find your man ?' ' YeB, Idid;' was the reply. 'But youdldn'tliave a fight ?' ' Yes, I did.' ' Wjell, he didn't black your eye, any how ?' ' No, he didn't black my eye, but look here !' He held out five teeth which had bean knocked out of his mouth and his whole face ?wore a look of dlsguBt as he pawed them over with his finger and continued : ' ? 'I don't know much about leeches, but 1*11 bet pounds to shillings they can't put these things back In my Jaws : Gucr...
Open Column. TO THE EDITOR OF THE NARROMINE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Open Column. To thi Editor or tuk Nieeouine N*w« Dear Editor, — ' Where there is a will there's a way,' is one of those useful moral expressions which are greatly applauded, but one very rarely hears of its practical application to any extent. For instance, I hap pened to hear some remarks dropped by one of the Trustees of our Recrea tion Park (if such it can be called) that divers stuns of monies had been gran ted for improvements of same, and been expended by one or two members of that august body as they thought fit, without calling a Committee meet ing or giving any intimation that such was their intention. If the will was there, Mr. Editor, also was the. way, and with a little energy displayed by that individual, no doubt all meetings and expenditure of monies could have been arranged satisfactorily to the whole of the com mittee and to the public generally. But, Dear Editor, what is the public feeling, or is all sense of the desecra tion of God's acre devoid in1 the resi dents...
Hot Water and the Complexion. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Hot Water and the Complexion. Many ladies believe in hot water as a beautifier of ,the complexion. Some ac tually steam' their faces.' Such treat ment destroys the- firmness of the mus cular tissue, though Its effects, for a short time, ' seem all that is desirable. Tt Koftous the skin, and in the end pro duces wrinkles. Women who continue the practiceipra long time beget for thetnselves races that are soddened lookiug aiid. ffipial muscles that hang loosely 'about -flic cheeks, like those of au old giu-9rluker. If they would be really Ifeautiful; they must not be afraid of sunshine rand fresh air. Another beautifier is morning dew. This cos metic .is uo..j?ood unless used before 8 o'clock a.m.' DiS you ask ? why ? You must kindly find that out for yourself.
All Open Letter TO "VIGILANT." [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
An Open Letter tO 'VIGILANT.' Sir, — Your rather knock-knoed ro ply to miiie of the 10th instant to lmnd nrr favor of tiie Editor ofN.5f.,aS!i r-vji- snppofsitloc b;M!!£ Inai I am i mere iula ou this rarl!1, nul you pr~ suma\ k the sapieut authority o\! matters local, ray rclort ninst be of B discriminiue nafnra. I Jurm'seiij, in ftlJrcssiiig a magniliorfiit inliviilual liko yon, that I iras pa?sii;g bcjoi-d the bound* of pru,lenC'\ but not b-.'injf all paragons of excellence wo tiro sometimes apt. to c-ri'j but for all that, as I am now started, bting of a pig; headed and obstinate nntnre (I know my shortcomings, you see), I uiust continue, and will subsequently eu: deavour to answer you to the befit of my poor ability. In the first case yori lament 4bo fact that, the town hiin been struck by another calnffiity in the shnpe of my lite letter. t'oa also condole with the editor, presumably on iiccoant of publishing it. Why yori do 1 fail to bpo, iinlass you desire a monopoly of the N...
Death in the Lamp. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Death In the Lamp. Yes, death hides in the ordinary para iiin lamp securely enough (says Dr. Gor don Stables, iu the ' Scotsman'), and us ually quite unsuspected till in a moment, when least suspected, it springs forth aud claims its victim, or sets lire to house or mansion. Hardly a week passes that we do not read of some man, wo man, or child being burned to death in the most fearful way, yet Government has as yet made no step to lessen the sale of either dangerous lamps or dan gerous oil. I think it is the lamp itself that is to blame in nine cases out of teu. A glass lamp should never be used ; it is as thin as a sixpenny piece, so that the slightest tap or touch given acci dentally while lifting anything past it does the mischief, tb.fi oil flows out, aud ignites, then woe be to all within its reach ! But the top may not be screwed well home, and the flame may. reach the oil. This often happens when the lamp is old. Again, when a reflector is used, the oil in the glass lamp get...
Oddfellows' Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Oddfellows' Sports. Following are the handicaps for the principal events : — SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. Name Yards Leo. Paul 2 T O'Mar* 3 X L William! 8 A Chapman S A Bell 3} K J Alcbin A J Kennedy 5 1) Munro 7 A Wi! iami 7J F Bullock ti W Byrnea 9 A Webb 10 O Kolan 10 W A Reilp. ia W Robinson 12 A B Dundas 12 W McGregor 14 MEMBERS' lUKDlCAP. P O'Mara 2 O Nolan 8 j Dempster 8 \V Crouch 0 A Ditadns 1-3 ¥ Arnaudon 10' J. Appa 14 J Leunon ) i L NffsonorsVj 15 M Ereringham 15 TWO-MILE BICYCLE; HANDICAP. T Herbert (Cratch G Rich » ) Vf Riirh 110 1? O'Mara 16J \f Willioms 293 A WilliMns ' 350 R Elliott 359 W AlelMdrr «10 H Morgat 450 G \V Bill 630 HALF-MILE EIOTCLE HANDICAP. T Herbert »-ralcli O Rich --0 TV iijch 31 I V OUaru 4J j D Wllia-.m 41 A Wiili»iui m R Elliott (id VAlci-inJcr G3 6 \y Br 11 HO E Morgm 83 j R.J SI h?r 3J C Hargrsve 200 A Hirgrsvo 220 A Moore 230
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
WaitingEmpioynieiit MAJtRIED COOTtE. Man compctont station hand ; wifegoon' cook ana working housekoeprr, Oponforlour days, Applv, Post Office, Narroiniuo. Narromine Jockey Club. ]$ GENERAL MEETING of Mem *m* bers will be held at CO WELL'S f Tattovsall's) Hotel, nest TUESDAY KSENING, 28th. Inst,, at 8 O'clock. G. D. RITCHIE, Hoii; Sec. T?t the Supreme Court '1 of N'cw South Wales. }? l'robste Jurisdiction ! ' In the Estate of Kiohabd Matthews, latcofYcoTalN.S.AV. Farmer, decessad in testate. A PPUCATION will bo made 14 days after -**? pulication hereof tlmt letters o! Admin istration, with power to tell real Estate, be granted to Jacob Matthews of Peak Hill, Oraiiar, a son of the said deceased, J. A-. BAMBER, Proctor, Karromiue, iipl E Cahill & Co., «|j!fflpAVE received instructions from d@» Mr. W. Warren to sell by auction, at Narromine, on SATUR DAY, April 1st, Four HEAVY DRAUGHT HORSES nad Two SADDLE HORSES. Sale to cotumenco at 2.30 p.m. Impounded i ? IMPOUNDED at Tlmbne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
??!*,-vWF'TH8 BROTHERS^ i \ 4 a I ' - . . * . ? LIMITED. j lisa. ^ Special Appointment to jiji^&mJEgJaf His Excellency the Governor. : ? j&T |7 TET.J^^i ca -f ^'10 '-est Q110'!4'68 obtfinnble, only pure an-f wholeiomB Teas ?▼^ 'a I G«nO \ stocked, and every leaf guaranteed for Quality, Fjurity and Value, j ? s'jJ -?'-? - ? / Out Importations of CnOee comprise the Finest B -nn« the World can nroiiure. We: ; 'Al J^^^^^E'B1?BIS^*S'*^% J roa-t and mi»|ily ii!re.h!foin«or SHUs dally. With the airt o! e*i-ri9' skill and cure in ; I ,:.H IjUr1 P1 ff* fc?% I soloctlns ancf preparing, we are enabled to «ire that suii-faction vrtiich has gslued for our : : 'd SS^^mbii iiT nr^^**^^ \ Coffeei'euch a wine and fratHvl'W reputation. . j i i~ 3 1. ^^. _~. -^ ._. ,_ ._. / There are many different kinds of Cocoa. We manufacture and ! j -*%'\4 ' /T^rTK^ifTl A ©*-i J supply them all. The PURE EXTRACT, the HOMEOPATHIC COCOA, KOLAi - .. i WH I SL#iJLf*jMO 1 COCOA, MUTED COCOA, and CHOCOLA...
Coffee and Sleep. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Coffee and Sleep. Nothing that can be said in any way calculated to lead to the rational treat ment of one of the most common mental ailments of the age is said in vain. Therefore when newspapers take to con demning good coffee, under the false notion that it tends to sleeplessness, it is time for medical men to bring them up with a round turn. There are many forms of insomnia iu which coffee does excellent service. A cup of this bever oge, if well made and of the best quality, has a marvellously soothing effect ou thesystein. It seems to remove congestion of the brain, aud. therefore, positively tends to healthful sleep. There is no neces sity to become a coffee drunkard, though I don't think ten cups a day would hurt one ; and a' doctor iu France, who still attends his patients, although 303 years old, used to drink forty cups a day. In the Arctic regions my messniates aud I myself drank coffee all day long. A huge urn was constantly simmering over the stove. It calnied aud warmed...
Fault Finding. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Fault Find ntf. 'The grumbler should have a corner to himself, and not burden others with his complaints. He spoils the compan ionship of life and deserves no public reeniriiiHrtn. Tliern ik inn much f:o eni.-iv :iu-l too much to do to waste time upon the querulous and the fault finding. Sun shine is what society needs, and the more we put it into speech, manner, and deed, the sweeter and more inspiring becomes our association aud influence.' — ' The Presbyterian.'
Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Produce Market. 'Messrs. Tnmpson, Mutiuing ailc^ Jeremy (Wngga \Vngrra, Xvdni'y and I arauduu), repirt f lie following :— l\\ m P sriLVE. Wheat— IVimc wheat, f- 10s; Cur. at ountmii'ui «J-1. £2 Ss to £2 fls jilt 1,1-WJ. Maizr — Prime new, Hs 3d ; old, 3^ AC- to 3s '-tl pi-vUi-liL-l. Oats- — Prime jSvw Zcalmul. *2s Id to 2s 2d ; prime liu-al, 'Js !M : srcuwl ttuality, 2s per bushel. Barley— I'ape, '2s Gil to 2s 'd pev bushel. j^.Bran— Siu to 8411 per l.u,-lul. Pollard— lM l-ev liusliel. Lucerne — Prime HunU'r Uivov, £4 fi.s : Sfcnud quality. i'4-. medium, L'-- 30-' to £-i 15s jut tun. Hay — Prime local oaten in lmmllo. i.4 to £?£ 5s ; g. _d im ilium, .€3 Ms U i':- 15s per ton. Chaff— Prime iiu;ior(.'il, £3 10h U. ;G3 17k Cd ; medium, £i I,'* G.I tu L'-i -s (id : prime locul, £'?) 10s to X:3 j os : ml'dium, £3 to £'-i 5s per tun.
Short Story. Jennie's Choice. [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
Short Story. Jennie's Choice. A sinking sun. ' Jtnng 1' roared tlm ol-1 brass c.iunou ou the long pier at ltockn'wny lieacli. - ' Cast oflf the 1)ow-liue !' shouted tlio rnptnin ; and with the pnrtins salute ilu- lipimtlfnl stcaiuw snml swiftly nfld incrrlly over the waters, cnrrying its load of pleasure-seekers toward their Uostlnatiou, Two fine-looking RonUcnieu were sea1(-d on the forward jinrt of the deck, wntchttip the droll antics of a quartet of negro minstrels who were trying to nmnso tUe^jmssoiiKerg. ' Marks,' spoke the younger of the two, 'to-morrow I hare A difficult case to attend to in the surgical lliw, ami 1 need your assistance. Now, promise, old fellow, that to-morrow morning, tit 10.30 sharp, I shall see you at my office.' ' AH right, North, I will, render, you all the assistance I can.' The boat had arrived at. Ilifi pior, and our two friends wore only too glad to leave the overcrowded boat. ' Don't forget 10.30 to-morrow. Sorry you are not going iny way. else you...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narromine News and Trangie Advocate — 24 March 1899
CiiiJOMC Di.MiiiiiorA Tunr.i) This is to certify that I have had chronic dinvrhoi-a ever f'.nec tl\o. v.ti\-. I got so weak T couUl hardly walk or do anytl'ing.' Oiie bottle of Chamber lain's C'llie, Cholera aivl Dinrrhoen Remedy cured me sound and wo''. J. R. Gums, ITixcastj.k, Va. I had chronic diarrhona fnr (welvr years. Three bottles of Cliambr-rlaiu's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoe.i Homed y cured me. S. L. Shaver, Fiiicastle, Ya. Both M.r. Gibbs and Fr. Shaver are prominent farmers and reside near Fincastle. Va. They proenred the ixmedy from Mr. W. 15. Cnsppi1, n druggist of that place, who is well scquaiutrd with them and will vonirh fur the tiuth ot their sliitprnmts. For gale by G. W. 13ai!i.ow & Co, The reign of the revolver lias set i;. in Australia. Quite n long list tm\ be prepBrpd. It began at Oxley -nily . in December, then followed Bi-ipps at 1'vtcrsham. tho murders nt Gatton, Kelly at TaJJington, AVain iu N*e\v Zealand, Ryan nt Kiuudra, and Olsen »t Riliiiain. ...