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CHAPTER XXI. CAPTURE OF THE PAH. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
CHAPTER XXI. OAPTTJBH OF TUB FAH. That night, oontrary to anything expected in the Pah, th« besiegers were buty prepar- ing for a new stage in the attaok. bong Goorgo. with the cunning and oautlon of tho Maori people, said the place to attaok the strong Pah was midway be- tween tho river and tho outor wall on the southern side, for thoro was Momo palisading and other indications that it was the means of exit and ' entry, whon tho heavy goods wore being taken into the Pah, and that it was the last part to be put up. (To BB OOWTINURn.)
ROUND ROBIN HOOD'S BARN. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
ROUND ROBIN HOOD'S BARN. NECESSITY is tho mother of invention, and tile hungry Frenchman told about in a biography recently published iu Eoglund illustrates the old adage anew. He was in an Englinh restaurant and wanted eggs fur breakfast, but had forgotten tho English' word. 80 he got around the difficulty in the following wa j' : - " V »Herrn, vat is dat valking iu de yard ?" " A rooster, sir." "Ah ! Amdvnt you call de rooster's vife ?" " The hen, &ir.'" "And vat you onll de shildrens of de rooster and his vife ?" " Chickens, sir." " Hut vat you cull da ehielten beFore dey uro «hielten ?" "Eggs, sir." " Bring me two." For Bronchial Goughs tako Wood's Great Peppermint Gare, 1/6 and 2/6. 80 tons more imported leaf than all the other, tobacco factories put together were used by Dixson's for the past six months. Dixson's Yankee Doodle is first every where. Dixson's Conque l'or, the workman's tobacco. Dixson's
A VICTIM OF FAME. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
A VICTIM OF FAME. . But if you won't talk to me, I shan't ba able to make anything out of lt, and 1 shan't get any money,' she said with a pout. I believe she knew that she was good- - looking. But had «ho been Venus herself I. . should have pursued the same course. " 'I am overwhelmed with regret,' I ob--1, served stiffly. ' It's very ill-natured of you/ said she. « It's the merest self-defence,* said I. 'Now, that tiger-skin?' she suggested., insinuatingly. ' I'm sure a tale hangs to - that !' ' Of course a tail hangs to it,' I replied irritably. 'Most tiger« hav° tails. What are yon writing there, madam ?' ' Only that your conversation abounds in flashes of bright wit, Mr. Pottinger-really,. that's all.' «Alli Oh, Lord!' I groaned. Controlling myself with an effort, I said, in firm tones: , ' I distinctly forbid you to put in a word. about me.' . . ' Oh, there'll be nothing you oan possibly objeot to, Mr. Pottinger--there won't, indeed. Do any of your family write poetry besides ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
-o Impurities of the Blood Until these purifying Pill* have had a fair trial, let no one fee longer oppressed whh the notion that his malady is in- curable. A few doses will remove all disordered actions, rouse th.s torpid liver, relieve the obstructed kidneys, dcan.so impure blood, and confer on every function healthful vigour. They work a. thorough purification throughout thc whole system, without disordering th« natural action of any organ. Indigestion, Bilious Complaints, and Sick Headache No organ In the human body is so liable to disorder as the aver. Remember that when nausea, flatulency, or acidity on the stomach warn us that digestion is not proceeding; properly, Holloway's Pills give strength to every organ, speedily remove AII cc uses of indigestion, inspissAtad bile, and sick headache, and effuct ii permanent cure. Weiknoss aud Debility. In case* of debility, languor, and nervousness, generated by excess of any kind, whether mental or physical, the «fleets of thaso Pills...
A SONNET. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
A SONNET. Let ns forgot. What matters it that we * Onoe reigned o'er happy realms of long ago, .And talked of love, and let our voioea flow, And ruled for some brief sessions loyally P What if we sang or laughed or wept maybe P It has availed not anything, and so Iiet it go by that we may better know How poor a thing is lost to you and me. But yesterday I kissed your lips, and yet . Did thrill you not enough to shake the dew From yonr drenched lids-and missed, with no regret, "Tour kiss shot baok, with sharp breatns failing you. And so to-day, while our own eyes are wet With all this waste of tears, let TIS forget ! -JAKES WHIIOD-B RILKT.
POETRY. A SURE SIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
A SURE SIGN. Away on their wheels they went wandering ï \ together iFor only an afternoon ride, Vax over the hills and through, woodpatha and heather, He keeping* up oloso Tay her side. And what was the upshot? I Baw them returning ; Upon them I softly did steal. . Dismounting, she smiled, her fair cheek with love burainft He went to work cleaning her wheel. -E. Borra.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
CRICKET. TnE Liverpool « Muffs" met a similarly con- stituted team of Smithfield residents in a cricket match at Smithfield on Wednesday afternoon last. The visitors put up, at "Harry" Stanfield's Cricketer's Arms Hotel, where they were most cordially welcomed and hospitably treated by the genial host and hostess proir to adjourning to the tryst- ing place in Kenyon's Paddock. M.ayor Moreshead captained the visitors, and Mr. Adam Stein performed similar offices for the locals. The local team were the first to bat and scored 55 runs before being disposed of-Messrs. J. Maskeleyne and Painter, aged respectively 75 and 65, batting in first-class style, tho former scoring 14 not out. The visitors then went to the wickets and were all disposed of for 39 runs, thus sustaining defeat. Appended are the individual scores : SMITH FIELD. A. Stein ... . 4 W. Stieme ... 15 T. Vallo nee ... 3 Cullins ... í) H. Bellinger .... 0 A. Carter ... 3 Rowe ... 0 T. Maskeleyne ... 5 G. Maskeleyne, not out ....
MUNICIPAL. LIVERPOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
MUNICIPAL. LIVERPOOL. Tho regular meeting of the above council was'held nt Lhii Council Chambers on Tuesday 1ev.e12.in«' Just. Present-the Mayor (Alderman M'oreshead) and Aldermen M. Scrivener, Christin usen, Marsden, Smith, Cole and Chapman. 1 M imites of previous meeting were read and confirmed.. COURESPONDRXCE. Tho secretary of the local branch of the Federation League wrote nuking the council to grant the free use of the Town Hall to repre- sentatives of the Central Len gue who visited the town for the purpose of delivering public ad- dresses on Federation and explaining the pro- visions of the Commonwealth Bill". Alderman Chapman moved and Alderman H. Scrivener seconded-" That the request be coin plied with." Alderman Smith said he thought the council should make sonic charge for the hall to pay for the cost of gas consumed. He moved as an amendment-"That a charge of 5s per night be fixed" Alderman Marsden seconded the amendment. Alderman Cole said the question was n national o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
. ,^0)1.mernot in': mournful numbera ''AdVorfcï&ing doe«.i¿út pay ; ' For the mnn'u non compos mentis Who would suoh nhsurd things say. Life is real! Life is earnest I And tho roan who hopes to rise To success in any calling Must expect to advertise. In the world's broad field of battle, In the confliot of real lifo, Advertising is the secret Of achievement in the ptrife. ''Lives of rioh men all remind na We.can make:onr own 'sublinié, And by liberal advertising'; ; ' To the highest summit climb. ."THE Liverpool Herald ?With which is incorporated the "Liverpool Times" and "Liverpool Mercury), published : E^y^ry;: Saitur^ay Ia one of tb» BEST AbVE'BTISING MuDIUMá ' ' out of Sydney, as t has a Large and Steadily Increasing Ciroula^ion^t^ough,9^f-.^6 w^ole o¿,1^¿;'I>i^t^qt,: ' inoluding Canley Vale, St. John's Park, Cabramatta. Hoxton Park, Glenfield, Bringelly, Ingleburn, Minto, Moorbank, Bonnyrigg, and the town of Liverpool. Bil * c v?.' I v _''-''"* ' 'Q ''?' - . . It con...
LIVERPOOL LAWN TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
LIVERPOOL LAWN TENNIS CLUB. TJITC members of the above club were some- what quiet as regards play during the hot weather of summer, but have now fairly com- menced-practice andaré making preparations for playing the annual tournament, as well as several matches during the winter months. On Saturday, 16th instant, which was con- sidered the opening of the season, a large number of members put in an appearance and indulged iu an afternoon's play, some of them showing remarkable form considering tho little practice they have had since the close of last season. About 4 o'clock an adjourn- ment was made while the ladies served "afternoon tea" iu their usual generous way. On Monday evening last a meeting of the members was held in the Town Hall, when Mr. A. Goodman was unanimously elected secretary to lill the vacancy caused through the removal of Mr. A. E. Carruthers from the district. It was also decided to hold the club's annual ball on the 24th J one next, and the following committee ...
LIVERPOOL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 1898. (Before Mr. Chapman, J.P.) HOXTON PARK SHOOTING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
LIVERPOOL POLICE COURT. J V, TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 1898. /' . (Bofnre Mr. Clmpinan, J.P.) HOXTON PARK SHOOTING CASE. George Pnrmtt was charged with inflicting grievous bodily hann on Murgnret Jane G-len . gillan at Hoxton Park on the 11th March last. Sergeant Smith, on oath, stated : About 4 .o'clock on the afternoon of tho 11th March last I saw the accused at his father's residence at Hoxton Park ; I said to him, " Show me the place where tho gun went off"; he took me to the bedroom and I found the gun (produced) behind tho bed- room door in the corner of tho room : tho gun is short of tho hammer and trigger ; Í said to ac- cused, " How came you to shoot the girl ?" he replied, " Muggie asked me to remove tho gun while she swept behind it"; he also snid, " I re- moved the gun but did not know it was .loaded, I istood between the foot of the bedstead and tho chest of drawers with the barrel pointing to- wards lier, put the stock on the floor and the gun went off"; I said to bim, " Did ...
A CLERK IN TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
A CLERK IN TROUBLE. " Leave the office this minute ! How dare you stay till this hour of tho night ! If 1 catch you herc after ten o'clock again it will go hard, with you i Don't you know that late and ir- regular hours bring on indigestion and all that sort of thing ? Get out !" The old gentleman may have boen a bit harsh, but he was quito correct in his statements. Irregularity is the cause of a great many disorders of the digestive organs, such as constipation, indigestion, head- aches, etc., and for any and all of these aliments there is no cure so good a? Bile Beans.- This remedy da tew its existence from the discovery by an American medical man of a certain vege- table substance which has tho effect in tho di- gestive organs ol' nature's own animal hilo, Bile Beans ure revolutionizing nil the old methods of treatment for digestive ailments. Tito old theory ol' pepsin, bismuth, starving, purging, etc., is to he entirely done away with. This remedy has the peculiar properties ol...
"HOME, SWEET HOME." [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
" HOME, SWEET HOME." What a beautiful plnee home is when tho father is Iii I in U¿Í, tho mother is suffering from female vreaknoís, and the bilby hag tho croup ; father frown?, and swears, mother scolds and grumbles, and baby yells ! And yet this hus- band and wife inay^bo two of the bost-naturcd and reasonable people on tho glolx? when they aro in good health, lt may scorn ridiculous to say that nearly all doniostio disagreements are caused by tho liver, but a careful study ol' tho problem reveals tho fact that such nu assertion is quito within the. bounds of reason. When a person is in ill-health they aro impatient, un- reasonable, and quarrelsome ; what more natural then than a family " tiff " Few people aro cynical enough to behove that married couples don't wish for peace and harmony, and sumo reason must, therefore, ho found for their all too common differences. Bile Beans coi no, therefore, in the guise of a peacemaker ; they ' put tho liver in ¿youd order, and invigorate tho...
The Liverpool Herald, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
PUBLISHED EV is itv SATUUDAY MOHNINÖ. SATURDAY; A Pli IL 3oTlB98. "LOCAL Alfi) GENERAL. TUB secretary of the local branch of th« Federation League has received a com mu nica .ti«m from the Ceutral League intimating thai Mr. Barton's many prior engagements wil prevent) him from visiting Liverpool tc deliver an address in support of the Common wealth Bill, but that ami u gt» men ts will bc mad o for . some other prominent es ponents of tho Bill to visit the town shortly. A QUI IST wedding tonk place at St. Luke't .Church on Wednesday afternoon last, whei: Miss Weston, second daughter of Mr. R Weston, of Bigge-streot, waa married to Mi*. A. P. Simpson, of Sydney. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. Shearman. A HEifEBBNCE to the death of the late Mr Bruce (clipped from the Campbelltown Iíarald). appears in another column. Tho deceased'* duties of turncock, under the Water and Sewerage Board, were divided between Campbelltown and Liverpool, and we f«;el certain we will only be re-e...
FARM AND GARDEN ORIGINAL ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
ORIGINAL ARTICLES. No. 31.-BEANS -DKSOEIPTION - PBOPAOA - TION-METHODS OF OOXOT/ATION-BKAJHS AS FOOD-VETCHES OB TABES-WIKTBB AND SuaocKR TAKES-THU KIDNEY BEAN-THE DWAKF KIDNEY BEAN THE ETOTOEB-ITS HISTOBY AND CHAB AOTEBISTIOS-HABIOOTS-OTHES VASTS - TIES. Beans.-The bean has been cultivated from very remote antiquity. All cultivated beans are annuals, having upright fibrous stems rising from two to four feet high. The flowers are usually white, with a blaok spot in the middle of the wing ; these are succeeded by long thick legumes or pods, woolly within and enolosing large flat seeds. These flowers are very fragrant, and the rich perfume of a bean field when the plants are in lull blossom is delightful to all lovers of 'simple rural pleasures. The popular division of the several varieties is like that of peas, into field beans and garden beans. Beaus are propagated by seed sown in rows from two to three feet asunder, either by the dibble, or by drilling the early kinds in the autumn,...
BARRACK ROOM SLANG. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
BABBAGE: BOOM SLANG. Search where, you will, I doubt if you will find a place whero slang is raised to the level of a high art and cultivated more assiduously than in a barrack room. One might say it is a rule never to call a person or thing by the right name if you know a slang one ; and if you don't know one-well it's a sign you are a recruit or have sadly missed your opportunities. Slang is applied impartially from punish- ment to a pair of boots, and, in the main, is as unintelligible to a civilian as the romany of the gipsies. As to some of the expressions, of course, their genesis and appropriateness lie upon the surface, suoh as ' cow-squeeze' for milk, 'spotted mystery* for potted beef, or 1 straight through' for hot coffee ; but who shall say what gave rise to ' tinkledorum* or ' osmajetty,' the oommon names of brass deaning paste ; or ' yag,' meaning a tum of spell ? Tea is * boiled calamity,' oatmeal ' burgoo,' bread 'rooti' or ' mungerie,' and pudding ' duff.' ' There's ...
AUSTRALASIA AND 'THE BALANCE OF ASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
AUSTRALASIA AND * THE BALANCE OF ASIA. It is well to look at the map when you read about the dividing up of China, the position of England in the East, and the future of the world. It is the stranger who most realises tho power of Great Britain, the magnificence of the Indian Empire, tbe possible future of Australasia, and the mag- nitude of China. Mark Twain has conveyed to the reader a clearer idea of these things than any recent writer of travels. It is not worth while bothering with the Little Eng- lander, but the Big Englander may rrofitably and proudly contemplate some of the faots that stand in the Colonial and Eastern tramps of the famous Amerioan. For in- stance, the British Empire is not much short of a fourth larger than the Russian Empire. Germany and France are mere provinces compared with it. ' The populations ruled by Great Britain and China are about the same, 400,000,000 each. No other power approaches these figaree. Even Russia is left far behind.' But here is a wo...
DO BABIES OVERSLEEP? [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
DO BABIES OVERSLEEP P An observant medical man recently ex- pressed the view that people sleep move than is good for their health. He now further .urges that even infants at the breast are allowed too muoh sleep ; that they need not only time to sleep but time to bo awako if their intellect is to bo awakened. The tendency to sleep shown by children and the uneducated is explained on the ground that their psychio world is so poor that it is almost impossible for them to take any interest in their own thoughts and ideas. It is argued that oven daring the first four or six weeks of life there ought to be two waking hours during tho day, and as the body grows the duration of wakeful period should gradually increase. All methods of patting ohildron to sleep artificially by means of monotonous sensations are strongly censured, including tho oroning of lullabies and the rooking of babies in oradles or Bimply in the arms. Hooking tho child in the arms or cradle is said to produo« sleep part...
ELECTRICAL ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 30 April 1898
ELECTRICAL ROMANCE. An old electrical note has been going the rounds. The item told of an electric sword that has been suggested by on electrician to the War Office, as an effective addition to the equipment of the military service. A pooket battery waa to provide the soldier with a powerful ourrent of electricity, whioh was to be oarried through an insulated wire to the blade of the sword, tho slightest toaoh of the point of whioh would reduce the enemy to suoh a state of helplessness that he could be dismembered at leisure. This story is manifestly absurd. With the small meohanism proposed it would bo impossible to administer any more than a smart tingle to anybody. Items of this kind show the neoessity of a proper understanding of the fundamental principles of eleotrioity, whioh are not diffioult to grasp, and the possession of whioh might save inventors and those who baok them the expenditure of vast suma of money.