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HE TURNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

HE TURNED. ' Right face ! Left face ! Abont face !' The lit'le, fat, red-faced sergeant bawled out bis orders and watched the line of feet as tho raw recruits endeavoured to follow them out. To his astonishment one pair of feet, more noticeable on account of their extra large size, never turned. Without tilting his eyes off these teet, the little sergeant bawled out ft second order, ' Anouc lace 1 He could see that all the feet except those he watched turned in obedience, liusbing up to thn owner, a little fellow, he seized him by the shoulder, shouting, ' Why don't you turn with the rest ?' ' Why, I did,' replied tho trembling recruit. ' You did, eh ? Well, I watched your feet and they never moved.' ' It's the shoes they gave mej sir,' said the poor fellow. ' They're so large that when I turn my feet turns in them,'

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PHILLIS'S HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

PHILLIS'S HUSBAND. Tt is now four years sines Jack Denderleigh returned from South America with -a fortune big enough to buy the Motropole and never feel he hud done it. Where ha made tho money I do not know. Some said it was in nitrate, others in guano, while there are those who maintain to this dny that Jack collared hin for tune smuggling diamonds From Brazil... I was the first person Jack looked up on his return to England, and, had he come without a copper instead of carrying mote coiu of the realm on his person thau I can earn in a year, I should hare welcomed him none the less Bincerely. For in the old days— the days before the something occurred Thich sent him flying abroad— we had roomed together in thoTemple, briefless but hopeful. Danderleigh- ires even then a masterful man,and I am certain that had it not been for him the oredit of the firm would have departed long before it did. However, that's old news, and the duos may have joined the angels for all I care. Jack was a...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Frozen Facts. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

Frozen Facts. Taking tho world all ovorj there are 109 women to every 100 men. Of tho whito population of Amorioa, only 8 per cent, are unable tr- read or write. The Chinese Government lovies a regular tax on beggars and gives them in return tho privilege of begging in a certain district. Holland is the only country in Europo that admits coffee free of duty. TnE 31 rogular cavalry regiments in tho British army (including tho Household Rogi ment) employ 12,500 horses. The total amount of boor drunk' in tho world during 1S93 is estimated by a Gorman statistician at 4,500,000,000 gallons — enough to float a navy. The loss to tho Now York banks by tho thofts of thoir own officors during tho past 10 years has amounted to within a fow pounds of £1,100,000. TirE largest flowor in tho world grows in Sumatra. It is called tho Rafflesia Arnoldi, and some of the specimens aro eaoli 39 inches in diameter. Tho oontral cup will hold six quarts of water. The term Viking is thus defined by a tra vo...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

THE GIRL OE THE PERIOD. Oh, she's a dainty aeronaut That floats among the crowd— ? A girl of whom a follow ought To fool immonsoly proud ! With arms enoasod in two balloons, Witli flaring skirts to boot, Upon her head a hat that's spread Out like a paraclmto ! Oh, she's a dainty aeronaut! And I'm a silly loon That walks with hor, though lost to sight Behind a tig balloon ! Peoplb who live in glass houses should raise early vegetables for tho market. 'Why is a kiss like a marriage? Beoauso it takes two to make one. Mistress : ' Bridget, you have altogether too much company down here.' Bridgot : ' ' Sure, mum, it don't bo my fault that yuro Kitchen's a trifle too small.' TemperA-NOE Missionabt : ' Young man, do you drink P' Young Man: 'Excuse mo, sir, not with strangers.' 'When a young man calls upon an old man to bargain for his daughter lie should not for get that the old man might require something to boot, and so be propared. Literacy Lady: 'I am very fond of Bacon, aren't you?' X...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A DEPARTMENTAL LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

A DEPARTMENTAL LETTER. A communication has been received from the Mines Department, dated October 6th, respecting the proposed exchange of water reserve No. 22C7, countj Harden, parish Coolac, for other land, in the interests of Mr. O 'Donnell. The Government Geolo gist has repirted that this is valuable mineral bearing country, and should not be alienated as proposed, and the Department of Lands has been asked to make the land a mining reserve.

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NARRATIVES OF THE BUSHRANGING TIMES. [COPYRIGHT.] PERIOD—1843. BRADY'S LOOK-OUT.(LV SIX PARTS.) PART II. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

NAREATIVES ' ? ' OF THE ? BUSHRANGING TIMES. [Copyright.] f »»»T ' ' ' By CAPTAIN LAGIE. ,. PERIOD-1843. ,- ? -—? — - ? BKADY'S LOOK-OUT. {. , ? _^ ? . ' (XV SIX PARTS.) ' ? ? ♦ ? ? ' .PART II. ., ? For several minutes Brady kept his visitors in conversation, and then he hospitably invited them to the house to have some refreshments and rest; 'You can make a good search after wards, and I would be glad if you could remain here to-night. I will , ioin the search, and I know all the ravines and hiding-places about the mount. Perhaps those ruffians are lying in wait to attack my place to night. If so, they will meet with a surprise, and even if they get away in the darkness they must leave tracks,' continued the settler. The invitation was availed of by the party. One of the assigned servants was in the house, the others being out at yyork, so the employer explained. When the danger of their being way laid by the desperadoes was drawn at tention to, Brady said he would recall them, and...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A BOLT. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

A BOLT. On Friday last Mr. Jno. McLean, of Big Ben, left his horse and sulky standing near the Post Office whilst he went away to transact business. In hisjabsence something startled the horse, and it made off: at a terrific pace up Sheridan-street, shooting off when near Keihone's Hotel. A pal ing fence which stood in the way, was gone at by the bolting animal, which came down a cropper, sinas»ing the sulky and crippling itself entirely.

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
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AN IDYLL OF CHERRY-TREE ISLAND [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

AN IDYLL OF CHERRY-TREE ISLAND In the first place it was nol an island at all. It was no more an island than is tbe historic 'Isle of Atbeluey,' on whioh King Alfred in alleged to hare enjoyed so many varied and surprising adventures. It was, in abort, a crude peninsula / . of morusa— of morass nud of tbe morose. And io tbe second place, it boasted no cherry trees whatever (and, bT implication/no cher ries). This I have always supposed to be tbo reason why — fautede mieur— the place wus sur named ' Cherry-tree ' Island. But these are frivuloun details. Let us come to tho Btory. Cherry-tree Island was tituute in, or on, tbe township or settlement of Red Dog, on the bor derland of Colorado. There was a scare ef gold in that reuion ut the time I speak of, aud Red Dog was decidedly ' booming.' The marshy creeks and inlets sorroisodipE Ob«™y-^ _ ,..^7^ tree Inland were brjiujreakerly ' washed 'for traces o[ tbe precious metal,, aud the whole looahtAj^rts -thronged with miners of all atte...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
"WARDEN'S COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

WARDEN'S COURT. Before the Mining Warden (Mr. J. R. Linsley) on Tuesday, several ap plications for (suspensions came on for hearing. Suspension was granted on gold-lease No, 36, and p. g.l's. 10 and 11, at Johnson's Hill, Mount Kimo Goldmines, for a period of six months, dating from the 11th instant. An application by J. R. Canning, for sus pension on mining tenement, was struck out, there being no appearance of ap plicant.

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE ROMANCE OF A POTATO. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

THE ROMANCE OF A POTATO. \ m IIPm*y&m^4- tjLB- AglaB' ° ' fK^d'YfcW morning by the //^M^L^Il peelioB potatoes. II iJT^Jp on the fifth floor E0 \fe^- and lookfjd. out in tue Rue Lcpic. Suddenly one of the pota toes slipped tbroueb her fingers, dropped over bhe edge of the window sill, and disappeared into spitue. It full with a bang upon a gentle man who was passing beneath, and male a deep ihiut in his new silk hat. The gentleman, who had only just been to pay a bill at his tmttbr's, was seized with sud den and uncontrollable fury. He glanced up at tUe bouse, and, seeing a window on the fifth floor shut down hurriedly with a baug, he forgot everything in bis rnge, uud made a rush for the fronb door, opened it, tore through it, and ran preoipitately upstairs with no other intention than making the guilty person suffer for his clumsiness. ]t took him but a few seconds to reach the landing oil the second floor, when a door sud denly opened and a person rushed out in a great hur...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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GAMBLING IN CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

GAMBLING IN CHINA. Being desirous of having a peep inside one of thoee gaming-houses for which' Can ton enjoys un unenviable notorieby (Bays a traveller), I set out one evening with a friend to visit one of them, of whose whore nbouts we had been informed, We enteiod by a narrow door, and fount! the play jusb about to begin. In the centre of the: room was a round table, ornamented with a beautiful ivory rim. In the centre of this table wus a large porcelain bowl, round which were assembled some twenty Chinese gentlemen, all in a high state of expectation and impatience. The play was now ordered to begin. Two largs crickets were at once produced from two ivory cases. They are of a dusky colour,' with strong logs and thigliB, and have mouths that bite like the front claw of u little crab'. The combatants were placed on opposite sides of the inner sur face of bhe bowl, and, being simultaneously leb go, collided ab bho bottom- of the bowl with a dry crackling sound. But they im mediatel...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A WREATH OF BAY-LEAVES. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

A WREATH OF BAY-LEAVES. / CHAPTER I. « t HAT isyourfriend, 4\ g Miss Herries, S\S like, Maud?'. J M 'She i« fair, «? w father, and . /Sl pretty ; her eyes 'nrajnj ore blue, ana her JT\, hair auburn.' £ ter 'And the ^j\ shape of her face and her sxpres ' Her face is oval, I think, a little long, perhaps, and shB looks pensive, almost sad sometimes, but she can be bright and gay now and then:' 'Ay, the grave eyes can glow with f»lacl nefs and the sad face beam with mirth. It is painful not to be able to see one's com panions. Is there anything more you can tell me to make me understand her ap pearance ? Shu is slender, I guess, by my grip of her slim hand ?' ' Yes, she is thin, and just a little tail. If anything vexea her or surprises her, she has a way of tossing her head like a young horse. ' ' A'1J^iS»5l3'i 'hows that she is sensitive and p.^MjC^l thought so. Muu'l, dear, we musb.do all we can to make her happy.' ' I am sure being here will do her a , world of good, and I .am so v...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

Our Directory. ? - ? B1BC), W., Ironmonger, &c, Sheiidan bticct. f^AUVERALL, A., -Royal Hotel, Sheri V^ dan-street. C^ORNKIT. BROS., general storekeepers, J Wiluelm-stieet. . ? t ? : ? DODD ano CO., geuerulj storekeepers, Snvriojan-atreet. FIELD and KELLY, Tailors, Sheridan Stieet. ; /~^ RIFFIN and Weckes, aolioitois and '; ? \DC uliidiivit commissioners, \\ ilhelm-st. ,7'. ? T DOMES, J., hairdresser and tobacco , . t 1 1 niat, Sheridan-street. '?' ' ' QOLOMON, P. iiud S., Storekeepers O Wiliielm-street. ?rpRACBY, MRS. A., Club HouBe Hotel, _L Sheridan-street. , Gundagai Independent. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 32, 1S98.

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

, THE PEOPLE'S PAPER 'T ? 0 ? ? Conducted on Democratic and Liberal Lines. ?' GUNDAGAI INDEPENDENT,' And 'Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate. , ; , PUBLISHED ON WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS The INDEPENDENT will be run on broad and liberal lines, and will contain all the latest Political, Commercial, Mining, Sporting and General News. A good Serial Story will be commenced in an early issue, as we well know that people like a peep at the sentimental, as well as serious side of Life. 'We have made arrangements with a Leading Sydney Lady Writer to contribute us a Chatty Letter every week on Topics dear to female hearts. The INDEPENDENT will contain News from District Centres, contributed by Reliable Correspondents. BT|iPlWIVrd f'YTP ®ITTsHl^lC!liRTBPiTiTQW - fJL\ JJ J£«b- iJigvr«g^ **ig™ HssjCtflB B^sy ^sgr tlsa&? ales' ^sP em \bwBBBS mea nss ^ap sSa^i a e&JiA ^yV^duliW^Q eiaWB^a j^^^to ^&&&i& ybcLUa «£&JU V «Ss-K JL JL^«Ld£*J ...

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TOWN TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

TOWN TOPICS: Military Ball a eucooss, 'W bather warm and dry. Crops beginning to wither, Rainfall since Friday last — 20 points. Another bootmaker talks of start ing business in our town. The local troop of Australian Horse ire getting ready for camp. The Masonic Ball nt Tumufc laet week passed oil very pleasantly, and was well attended. A well-known local weather prophet predicts we will not have any heavy rain for two months. A number of Captain's Flat resi dents have struck Gundagai during the past few days. At a general meeting of menibers of tho RUle Club on Saturday evening last, Mr. H. T. Turner was elected secretary. The first wool clip from out Mun darloo way— 45 bales from Air. W. Bootes' place — arrived in Gundagai on Monday. The gross takings at the Military Ball totalled £20 12s.' Of this amount the lady collectors secured £2 LFs. 6d. by a house to house canvass. \. Mrs. W. Watson', of Grahamestown- near Adelong, has received word of the demise ot her brother, Mr. John ...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A PAIR OF POPPY-COCKS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

A PAIR OP POPPY-COCKS Like bad -weather, shadows of the damnable Dean case seem to be always hanging about. The latest development in con nection with this foul and famous conspiracy has been the fracas between that misguided man Meagller) and that caustic chirographer, Norton. The A cowardly application to Nor q| tpn,!s bacfc of a l$*i;echide' whip, by Ifirea^er, j^nd the at tempted; winging of the latter by the volcanic little journal ist, caused a sensation in all circles. One could sympathise with both men — as all man kind is liable to err, at times — were it not for the factthatthey are bringing into disrepute the administration of the law, and wasting public time and money in the process of ' dirty linen'' washing. The scene which took piace between Meagher and Norton- at the Sydney Police Court on '?Friday last was the most scandalous and disgraceful in the annals of Australia. '?' What about Miss ? , whom you be trayed,' ' A Dean conspirator and assassin,' ' A slanderer and...

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"HIS MUSCLES WERE FAT." FEEDING ON EGGS AND BACON FOR A FORTNIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

'HIS MUSCLES WERE PAT.' FEEDING OX EGGS AND BACON FOR A FORTNIGHT. At Cootamunclra. Police Court on Thnri day last (says the ' Liberal') John uad Frederick Andrews were summoned for ,using insultinc language to John Higgins. John Higgins deposed : I remember Satn urday, 24th September, we were dow watering sheep at public watering place1 Two boys named Brown came to the liolb, and then the Andrews came and sat down, luiu j. iiuurewa siuu, 'l nave Been living on eggs and bacon for the last fortnight, and my musoles are in good order. I could wipj out a b ? h ? like you. I hear you have been enting stng for the last three week?, you ought to have a h ? good pod on now. Only' ihat you hiiie a whip I would come and knock you off the b ? log. If you go to church to-morrow I will meet you and give you a b — — hid ing.' He then walked across to a log fence. He wont back again. I wrote the rest of what they Baid down on a newspaper. Ha said, 'You can't fight, you b ? kid. I will make you lo...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LADIES' COLUMN. THE SOLDIERS' SOCIAL. A HUGE SUCCESS. GUNDAGAI, 10.10.'98. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

LADIES' COLUMN! THE SOLDIERS' SOCIAL. A HUGE SUCCESS. Gundagai, 10.10/98. Deak Molly, — Whatever made yon let that horrid newspaper man see my last letter for ? You lfnow I wrote in a confidential strain, and if I thought it would have been brought under the public gaze, there would have been no mention in it of any thing personal. You know, Molly, up here we cannot stand anything vulgar — the mere mention of it makes us bilious — and you can't imagine half the nasty things that were said of my last scribble.- ' Quite ' Dead Birdish' !' it was pronounced by prudes, out, you must remember, truth is not always palatable. It is said ' When you are in Rome do as the Romans do,' so for the future I will use my best endeavors to carry out this precept.' I went to the ball, which the members of the Gundagai troop of Australian Horse promoted, in Fry'B Hall on Friday evening lost, and it was a hune success. The ball-room was crowded with the forty couples present, and right from the fall of...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
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PERSONAL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

PERSONAL PARS. JohnNoeton has been sent on for trial for alleged snooting at Meagher, Not many Gundagaites, including old residents, know that the Chinese pill-man, Dr. On Lee, was nt one timo located here. He was not in affluent oitoumstuncos, and from what his countrymen tell us, got his first start in life by basket peddling. A son of ConfuciuH, reading close to Gundagai was told by a juvenescent joker that the Gundagai Bridge opening was to be performed by Dr. On Lee. ' No fear,' replied John, ' him no comee here ; him too poor 'long Gundagai timeby 1' Keeping an hotel in George-street, Sydney, is a man who was a few years ago tho head of the teaching staff in' one of the leading religious educa tional institutions in this colonv. He is the master of seven languages, but tirod of a celibate's existence he em barked on the sea of matrimony and beer. John Norton's term in the City Council will expire in a couple of months' time. He represents Phillip Ward, and now the Cook Ward ra...

Publication Title: Gundagai Independent And Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 12 October 1898

Clean Ben, water, such sis is to bthud ut any of our numerous seiside resorts, is full of tonic and Ecdntive propertits. it will not hurt, anybody. Indeed, two or tliroo bifi swallows of it would !bo of positivo lienofit to nine bathers out of ten. It is not, of course, u palatublo or teinpt ng dose to t;ike, but neither is quiniuo or colo mel. You -eldom, if ever, see au old Bailor who is bili'ius or dyspeptic, or a victim lo insomnia, and why ? For the reason that an occau of goud medicine rorcads ull.uuout his sky, nnd ho doses himself copiously jvith it wherever his physical mechanism bftcomes the least, bit dcnuigod. j

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