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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
s. H. DAWSON, IC licensed Surveyor, I (Specially Licensed under the Roal fro- ;j ?? 1 perfcyAct. I TS prepared to undertake Sab-division I SnrvoyB of all kinds ; taking of levels, _£ Ac. Address, Wellington. ? ? tak WELLINGTON BUTCHERY ^ Sherriff & McCormick, E WHOLESALE AND RETAIL FAMILY \. ... BUTCHERS'. Th / Lee Street. Wellington. Beale andCo' s - imrine Loured THREE FIRST PRIZES' at the pri late Sydney Show, where all known makes wore ' Sfhe3 Sidney Sh|e||ALE AND^a we PIANOS, awWch°aro specially constructed for the gT Sate, and which only require tuning about once CO. have invented a Machine I ™ » u »b»'» b' 4 1 ptOBsing a button. # I Derma to suit tlio tunes. r^ni I Full particulars on application to the Local . Agent or the Manager, Mb. J.MoMaots, Beale and £ Co., Dubbo. ? : ? ? I Ladies' general Nurse. : MRS P COLREAVY, having secured addition- T a'l Accommodation, is prepared to receive persons desirous of staying in Wellington, for I ™ ' LADIEs'recelvedfor their AC...
MAIL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
, , MAIL. TIME TABLEv ? Mails close ala-fho Wellington Post Office,' and arrive, thejrfl-f^ Jollows : — For Sydtoey,V#athurst, Mudgee, Orango, -Stewart . 3Jow»;*fiiijS 5.30 p.m. ; arrive, 7.20 a.m. daily. For Dubbo, Bourke, Nyngan, Maryvale, daily, 7 a.m. ; arrive, 5.50 p.m. daily. Ifor-' Lineal nJSpicer's Creek, Goolma, Two-Mile Flat, . Cullenbone, Mudgae, Tuesday and Friday^ 9 a.m.; arrive, Wednesday and Saturday, 7.30 p.m. ? . For Comobella, Gollan, Murrungundy, ' Wednesday ' *7- : and Saturday, 9 a.m. ; arrive, 6.30 p.m. Thursday, ^^ni. Sunday. For Ponto, Terrabella, Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m.; t arrive, Wednesday and Saturday, 4.30 p.m. ? F-or Yeoval, Mt. Aubery, Walma, Parkes, We'dnes (da?.. and Saturday,' 9 a.m.'; 'Monday and Friday .4.30p.m-. Fpr Curra Creek, Bournewood, Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.; arrive, Monday and Friday, .4.30 p.m. For Montefiores, daily, 8.45 a.m. ; arrive, daily, 5.15 p^m, ???-.. For Wuuluman, Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. ; arrive - Tuesday and Frida...
THE GRAVE-DIGGER'S EXCUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
THE GRAVE-DIGGER'S EXCUSE. The churchwarden of a church in West Cornwall had been informed that the gravedigger had not been digging the graves as deep as he should have done. He took him to task about it,' and remarked, in conclusion : t ivi... ot T...( .u„„ .i:„ ii ? 111 wuQti 111a gravua four feet deeper than here. What does it mean?' ' Well, it's like this,' answered the old man, readily. 4 We ain't only got to think of the buryin' part, but also of the resurrection. By the time the St. Just folks are out of their graves ours '11 be well on the way to heaven.'
WELLINGTON HALF-HOLIDAY CLUB v. BODANGORA. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
WELLINGTON HALF-HOLIDAY CLUB v. BODANGORA. 'Twas a glorious victory — so thought tl e players aud their numerous supporters, when the umpire's whistlo being blown for the last time on Wednesday afternoon, left them victors, by 11 points to ni1, over the some what powerful Bodangora Club. And we must compliment thorn on tho very excellent showing they made, for, although not per fectly versed in tho intricacies of tho Rugby rule book, they nevertheless playod a fast, hard, battling game, which carried their opponents off their feet. It must be lemembered that the new club ha? only played three or four games, and as they Beem to improve on each occasion, it is quite with in tho bounds of possibility they will again succeed in holding their own . very fairly against the Wellington Club, when next they meet. One word of advice we would proffer them, is, the need for a stricter at tention to tho finer points of the game. Time after time good opportunities were lost by players getting the...
"BALLED.' [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
?' BALLED.' A cricket match was being played. One of the players, whom Nature had deprived of his hair, was defending the wickets when a ball, rising high, struok him on the head and oarried off' his cap. ' How's that 1' was the shout frnm half a dozen fielders. ... ' Out 1' said the umpire. The astonished batsman demanded an explanation. 'Why,' said the umpire, 'you are clean balled (bald) 1' 4
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
GENERAL NEWS. Steel pens, when first invented, cost over 4s. a piece. ' A turban uses up as muoh aB from ten to fourteen yards of cloth. London has 1,380 miles of 'streets- Paris 600. ? The Nile has a fall of only 6in in 1,000 miles. * n Out of every three persons struck by lightning. two recover. The alpine air in Switzerland is free from miorobes at an ' elevation of 2 000 ' feet. . Porous glass . is a recent.' invention, and is said to promise muoh in the way of superior ventilation. y It is said that the Turks were the first to bury their dead in cemeteries adorned - with ornamental headstones. A man walking day and night without resting would take 428 days to journey round the world. -? Japan is going to have a 'woman's University in place of the former Academy of .Nobles at Tokio. The Prince of Wales, as Duke .of Rothesay, is the holder of the first duiie dom oreated in Scotland just 500 years ago. - 1I..U. ? 1_ ? TTTI .' uauioo ruroijr cry. nnen they do, they are held under a...
PAT AND HIS PIG. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
PAT AND HIS PIG. 'Patrick, the Widow Maloney tells me that you stole one of her finest pigs. Is it correct 4 Yes, your honour.' ? What have you done with it ?' ' Killed it and ate it, your honour.' ' Oh, Patrick, Patrick, when you are brought tace to tace with the widow ana j the pig on the great judgment day, what account will you be able to give of yourself when the widow accuses you of stealing?' ' Did you. say the pig wonld be there, your riverence ?' ' To be Bure I did.' ? ' Well, then, your riverence, I'd say, ' Mrs. Maloney, there's your pig '!'
Wellington as a Railway Depot. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
'Wellington as a Railway _ Depot. The claims of Wellington to be the great railway depot of the western country of New South Wales are growing greater and stronger aB years goes by. Time was when Bathurst was a great centre, and no one begrudged it the government workshops and all that carries with it. But times have changed and are changing still. The back country has grown so much in importance, its wealth has so increased, the produce from its land, in the way of cattle, sheep, and grain, has so wonderfully grown, that Bathurst is now too far away to bo able to oope with the increase of railway traffic. Wo need another large depot, where engines and trucks can be repaired, and that depot must be Wellington. Putting aside for a moment tbe great increase in production of the Wellington district proper, look at the further back country. Land is being taken up all along the line, new country is going under cultivation, and the carriage of cattle and sheep is increasing. Certainly the...
SQUEEZING POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
SQUEEZING POINT. West End society, is laughing over an incident .which occurred at a ball last season. The night was oppr*«ivoly hot, and the weather was the principal topic of conversation among the g.ueBts. A certain -General^grave, sedate, and dignified, stood talking'with one of the brightest women in societv. The latter, suddenly shifting her position, struck the General with her fan playfully on the arm, and exclaimed, with a pretty blush : ' Speaking about the weather, General, answer me this. If thirty-two above' zero is the freezing point, what, pray, ' is the squeezing- point ?' ' ; The General, who is one of the most modest men living, replied with some embarrassment that he did not ' know ; and then he added : ' Do you V'. ' Why, certainly 1' the pretty woman replied. ' It's two in the shade, of course.'
OUR ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
OUR ACCOUNTS. Our accounts to the end of June are now issued, and we will bo pleased to receive a settlement of same. We have decided to issue at the end of two months (as we took over the Wellington Times at tho beginning of May) in order that the ordinary nnnrtarf. will nnf. ho infnrfprpd wif.Ii In future our quarterly accounts will be issued on the' first ol April, July, November, and January. J. D. and G. W. Browndill.
HOW GEORDIE STOPPED THE ROW. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
HOW GEORDIE STOPPED THE ROW. Before the adoption of the Polioe Act in Perth; a worthy named Geordie B—— had the surveillance of the town. An intoxicated, noisy Irishman was lodged. in a cell, who oreated an awful noise by^ kicking the cell door with his uigi ueavy uuuld. Geordie went to the cell, and, opening the door a little, said ' Mon, ye micht pit off yer bnits, and I'll gie them a bit o' a rub, so that ye'U be respectable-like afore the bailie in the mornin'.' : The prisoner complied with his re quest, and saw his mistake only when the door was olosed upon him, Geordie orying out : ' Ye oan kiok as long u ye like noo, ma monl'
Local Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
Local Jottings. A very serious case of diphtheria was admitted to tbo local hospital on Tuesdiy, bein^ a child named Norris, from Stuart' Town. Sickness seems prevalent just now in many places. Mr. Newman, accountant nf tlin Tlnnlr nf New South Wales at Dubbo, who was re lieviug Mr. Brown here while he was absent in ^Sydney, has been appointed manager of the bank at Trangie. We ar^ ploasod at Mr. Newman's advancement, as ho des erves it, as a capable aud obliging officer. _ Mi. E. W. O'Sullivau, M. P., was in town on' Sunday, and was present at the consecra tion of St. Patrick's Church. He left on Monday night by mail train. Tho vital statistics for Mudgee last quarter were— births 71, marriageB 26, deaths 28. Mr, J. H. Lynch has just turned out a piece of work which is a distinct credit to local workmanship. He has further im proved tho medal recently presented to Mr. Abel-; Wilkins, by inserting two dia monds, two 'sapphires and two rubies in the flag engrossed on the medal, which...
AN IRISH TRADE MARK. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
AN IRISH TRADE MARE. Two Irishmen walking along one of the' prinoipal streets in Glasgow noticed a placard in .the window of a shop with the words ' Butter I Butter 1 1 Butter 1 1 1' in giant type; printed on 'it. ' ? ; ? ' Pat.' said Mike, what Is the moaninc of them big strokes after the words of butter?' ' Ooh, ye ignoramus 1' says Pat. 'Don't ye know what they are for? Sure they are meant for shillelahs, to show it's Irish butter ('
Mutual Improvement Society [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
Mutual Improvement Society This society held its half-yearly mooting last Friday evening, tho Hey. G. W, Furner occupying the chair. The secretary and treasurer read their reports,- and the follow ing officers were elected : — President, Rev. G. W. Furner; vice-presidents, Messrs. J. Irving and O'Brien ; secretary, Mr. A. Per kins : treasurer, Mr. I. Bergman ; commit tee, Messrs. Flynn, Broderick, Walker, A. E. Rose aud Collins. The society is in a sound financial ' condition, aud there are now fifty members. The society meets j every Friday evening in the Publio Library, at 7.30. ' The business for to-morrow night will bo essays and propared addresses,
Wesleyan Church. (REV. G. W. FURNER.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 13 July 1899
Weslevan Church. (Rev. G. W. Fubnbb.) July lbtn— Wellington, 11 a m — Mr. M. J£thering ton; Neurea, 11 am; Curra Creek, 3 ; Wel lington, 7.30 p m — Rev. G. W. Furner, Bodangora, 7.30 p m — Mr. J. Campbell. July 23rd— Wellington 11am; Bodangora, 7.30— Rev. G. W. Furner; Wellington, 7.30 p m — Mr. G. Chappcll. July 30th — Wellington, 11 am; Bodangora, 3pm Mr. G. Chappell ; Ross's, 11 a m ; Spicer's ? Creek, 3 pm; Wellington, 7.30 p m — Rov. G. W. Furner,