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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
Hako Khan and Nah Allah, The Wotecl Indian Oculists and Specialists, /~1URE Privato Diseases, Sciatica, Piles, Lost Man V-y* hood, all sorts of Eye Disoaso, Toothache, Neuralgia, and Corns. ? ' ? .Consulted All Hours. Hako Khan's forefathers wcro all Oculists, IIucli* corns, India, his father, grand-father, and great grand-father. Hako lihan lias been practis ing his profession for many years. Ho will toll his patient at first whether he can euro or not. Address — Lee Street,. opp. Saw Mills, Wellington . TESTIMONIALS Waterworks, Wellington, Juno 29, 1899. (To Doctors Hako Khan and Nah Allah.) _ Deak Silts, — It is with plcasuro I givo tho . tes timonial of tho skillful way you cured my right oye, having suffered from cataract for tho past 12 months. I could not soe/and my sight was very painful. I am thankful to soy, with your wonderful treatment and operation performed on my right oye, without chloroform, the cataract was removed. I am pleased to say, with vory little pain, and my...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
HOUSEHOLD HINTS! A Simple Disinfectant, — A cloth wrung out of a solution of carbolic acid, and hung in a sick room, will act as a disinfectant. Another Use fob Salt. — A liberal supply of coarse salt will assist materially in the house-cleaning operation. The salt should he scattered Dy ine nttumui uu the floor of each room to be swept, and at intervals on the stairs and in the hall. It absorbs the dust in sweeping, and imparts a freshness to the colors in the carpets. Can You Eat Raw Potatoes?— A raw potato, eateh after the mariner of fruit, every morning before breakfast, is the latest complexion tonic. Peel the potato, soak it in cold water, and it will .be palatable, they say. The raw potato cure is credited with banishing _ the ordinary blemishes of the skin in a month or even less. . Stale Cake. — To freshen stale cake, place the cake in a tightly closed wooden box, and put it before the fire about an hour before it is required. Turn the box occasionally, and take care that t...
The Last of the Pirates; OR, DOOM DRIVEN. A Romance of the End of Ocean Outlawry. CHAPTER V. THE PIRATE'S RESOLVE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
Tfie Last of the Pirates; ? ? T.T} ~*'-v '---i ' W ? ' 1 ./ : 'cvjo* ??? -' ,..x* o o m' » i v 33 wr. A Romance of the End of Ocean Outlawry .? ... Uy Col. PrentissIngraham, Author of ' Merle the Mutineer,' &c,, &c. V--' CHAPTER V. | THE PIRATE'S RESOLVE. . ./The schooner which the cruiser had been in hot chase of was the same which had picked; up the boat at sea,' ? in which were. the. dead bodies of the two wonten and the little boy. The vessel was none, other than the famous pirate craft Spiteful, and he who had ordered , Caps on !. when ? the dead were buried at sea was her commander — a man feared on land and ocean for his many cruel and hasty deeds. When he had ordered the bodies to be taken into the cabin he carried with him the little waif, and for a long time, held him in his arms , while he fed him with nourishing food ; then he had placed the little boy in his own state-room and watched him until he sunk to sleep, after^,. which he crept ?' softly out of t...
Gold Dredging [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
Gold Dredging A deputation, consisting of members of parliament, waited on the Minister for Mines yesterday afternoon with regard to gold dredging. Mr. W.-F. Hurley, M,L A., presented a petition signed by 10S miners on the Turon river, who objected to largo lengtqa or stream peing qiocijuu 17 No objection was felt where deep watti1 holes occurred, but there was a strong^ ob jection with regard to shallows where wore only able to work. It was Btated that some loiiiOB had leen granted which were from three to four miles in length. I ho Hob. J. Cooi, ZKSS «« Mj'}.'* W the dredging question waB difficult to aeai with, and he would not issue any leases till the law w$a ^®?4e4'
INHERITED INSTINCTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
INHERITED INSTINCTS. | Legal history teemB with reoords of ?trange' bequests made by . eccentric, testators, but the strangest; legacies in' ! the world are those on which no duty is payable and with whioh tlie lawyers have nothing to do. These l'arer'ithe: quaint personal habits 'and peculiarities which, a person inherits . from / his.^ an- cestors.- , ...i/Jil-j. ? ? . A little over two years agoian Aiyitrian nobleman committed suicide in JBuda: Pesth while under arrest on a change of pilfering from a jeweller's counter. A strange story was unfolded to - the lawyers who wound up the Count's affairs after the inquest,' which went to. show that the culprit was merely the victim of a mania which he had inherited,. His great grandfather was a confirmed kleptomaniac, and as the founder of the family he had bequeathed a considerable fortune, but with it he had ' also bequeathed the terrible malady with which lie was himself afflioted.: His son was for years exiled from Booiety for pilfe...
BUILT OF A SINGLE TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
BUILT OF A SINGLE TREE. A Californiaii church was built from the timber of a single tree. The building is in Santa Rosa, and. was erected for the members of the Bap tist communion of that place. The timber was taken from a redwood tree that grew in the neighbourhood, The interior of the' church was panelled and finished with wood, not a particle of plaster or other similar material being used. The floors, seating, pulpit, roof, and roofing were all formed from material taken from the same tree, and after the building was finished in every particular a good deal of wood was left. The banana and potato are almost identical in chemical composition.
A Bad Spec. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
A Bad Spec. ♦ 'Ow did it work ?' said the amall boy in the street the other day. ^ 'Ow did you get on ?' queried, the other. 'Why, the old man dropped a penny, an' I picked it up an' runned after 'im, an' I says, 'Mister, 'ere 'a a penny aa you dropped,' an' he puts 'ia 'and: in 'is pooket, an e says, You re a very 'onest little boy ; 'ere's tuppenoe for ' yer.'''~ ' Well, I dropped the penny! in front of an old woman when v she I 'ad her purse open, an' I picked it -up, an' followB her an' says, ' 'Ere, missus, is a penny yer dropped.' ' 'Well?' ; . . ' Well, she takes it an' says, 'Thank you, little boy,' an' puts it in her pooket ; an' I'm a penny to the bad, I am.' A Frenoh statistipian has calculated that the human eye'travelB. over 2,000 yards in reading an ordinary sized novel. The average human-being is supposed to get through 2,500 miles of reading in a lifetime.
When the Moon Falls Down. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 20 July 1899
When tbe Moon Falls. Down. It is not likely' to happen just yet awhile, but many astronomers are pre pared- for the 'fall 'of the moom at. a :.diBtant;date.' ; : ; ;?!-; ? 'siS . ' It is probable that eventually the,, moon, will be drawn well within the sphere of attraction of the earth.. At. present she is just far enough off to be kept in tow, so to speak,- and to . whirl round . and round ub as well as spin herself. . ' 'But when' the inevitable time .comes,., and Bhe is drawn far into' the attraction radius, she is likely- to be pulled right down arid fall on to the earth, for her attraction ia, .of course, ^much weaker than ours. She is in. mote? danger of this at one time than' another, ' and thd1 danger is increasing gradually ; but surely; It may be ten or fifteen thousand yean yet, but when ahe does fall there will certainly be . a terrific bump, and the whole, system of the earth will be badly jolted. .. It is calculated that,- taking the most dangerous epoch' of the year ...
THE STORY TELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE. CHAPTER V.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
,, THE STORY TELLER. A BITTER PENITENCE, CHAPTER V.— (Contin uod.-) Una started, stopped, and turted. It ?eemed that her Arms instinctively clasped the child again as she looked at Norah, flushing as she did so. Perhaps she read in the girl's sweet face a confirmation of Molly's eager exultant statement. Her rigid mouth relaxed, her eyeB grew Boft ?gain, aad she let the little bands holding her dress draw her a few paces backwards into the room. ' Does Misb CaBhel love you, Molly ?' she asked gently. 4 Of course she does,' Molly promptly affirmed — ' ever bo much, Una I Not so much as you, but betterer than uncle Red mond, an' lots an lots better than mamma ! Why, she let me Btay with her all last night, an' told me, 'bout the princess an' the lion ; an' to-day she took me out twice an' played With me, an' bo I just know she loves me ?' Dhe child ran across to Norah aiyl pulled at her skirt. ' You do love me — don't you, MisB CaBhel?'' she concluded, breathless . and confident. 4 Ve...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
For quality, cut, fashion and liinish the suitings supplied by Price and Co., 11-1 King St., Sydney, are unexcelled. This firm onjoys a high roputatiou throughout city and country for tho perfection of its goods and thut reputation it is dotormined to maintain. Visitors to Sydney would do woll to call promptly at the establishment and seo for thom solves. Those unable to do so should send for samples and solf measurement forms and state about tho price desirod. Suits from £3 3s ; Trousors from 1(5/6. A magnillcont assortment of winter suitings just oponed.* COLEMANE'S EUOALYPTE EXTRACT. Tho purest Euoalypte on earth. Lord Carrington's friend in Inmtjhnza. The world's remody for chest complaints. Tho ' cold' cure of Earl Jorsoy's. 'But note woll Eucalypte, not Eucalypti,
Mutual Improvement Society [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Mutual Improvement Society The usual weekly meoting was held in the publio library on Friday, evening, when there was an average attendanco of members ..prosont and soveral ladies. The Rev. G. W. Furner, prcsidont, oooupied the ohair. Messrs. Wilkins and G. W. Brownhill were nominated a« members. A motion was carried calling a- meeting for next. rriday to form a progross association. : The:buBiness of the evening was a debate on the question, ' Would it be advantageous to substitute the referendum for the present Upper House.' Mr.' Irving opened -in favor of tho- referendum, nnd spoko for 20 minutes, bringing forward some very-' convincing arguments. Mr. Collins opened in favor of the Upper House, and also, spoke for 20 minutes, and lie certainly seemed to convince the members, but two ladies left. Messrs. Flynn, Tait, and Bergman spoke in favor of the roferendum, and MeBsrs. Brownhill (throe ladies left here), Wilkins, and Rose for the Upper Houso. Mr. Irving- replied, afte tan ext...
Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Progress Association. I A vory sousiblo proposal was brought forward at the meeting of tho Mulunl Improvement Society on Friday niglit. : It lids Becmod a strango thing that towns in the country, such as Bodangora, Suntop, &o, should havo progress committees, to look aftor the interests of thoso placos, and that Wellington should, lrnvo nothing of the kind. Wo need such a committco as much or nioro than nny other place. mr. Collins introduced tho subject and spoko strongly in its favor, and Mr. Flynn suggested that tho Mayor he approached, asking him to call a public mooting. . ? . ._ Mr. Bergman moved, ' That a mooting bo called -for next Fridny evening in tho publio library, at 7.15, for tho purpose of taking tho initiatory stepB towards tho formation of a Progress Association in Wellington.' Mr. Irving seconded tho motion, whioh was sup ported by Messrs. Wilkins and Tait. The motion was carried unanimously. We hope to see a good attendanco of tho publio, as there aro many...
V.A.T.C. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Y, A.T.C. RACES? : p Mubeumbebka Handicap, 1 mile^ V furlo^rA' Town Clock, 1 ; Report, 2 ; Disfigured, 3. Iho, 2min lisec, ' /'' SxBEPLECnABB, 2 miles. — Blue Peter, 1; l»l boat, 2; Ouyen,3. Tims, 4min. 4isoc. I: : I -
Sporting. ROSEHILL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Sporting. ROSEHILL RACES. Australian Handicap, 6 furlongs. — Amour-o,. 1 ; Djin Djin,2 ; Yirginius, 3. Timo, lmin. 171c. RosEHiLJiJniT Handicap, li mile and 100 yas. — The Captain, 1 ; Feu-do-joie, 2; Jean, -3. Tie, 2min. 21}scc.
Warden's Court. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Warden's Court. . Inquiry under section 2J sub-section ;D^ to iiera'i the amount of dopoait for compensation for aihd rity to mine on private lands, was' made it-ther following cases : — 1. Land owned and occupied by Mrs.- M. A. Mi in;', rtf TCii'iiliimiin— ' ' ' I Applicant, James Lake (2. acres). Daogos . assessed at £2, rentillOs for 3 months. \s- Applioant, Louis Zanardi (2 aores). Dances assessed at- £2, rent 10s. for 3 months. i Applioant, Loren PolBen (2 acres). Damjcs assessed at £2, rent 10s for three months. ; j Land owned and occupied by Goorge Ballif Wuuluman — Is Applicant Dennis Kaveneh (2 acres). No appe ance— struok out. ' . ' .-.p;
Cricket. THE FOURTH TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Cricket. THE FOURTH TEST MATCH. . ' Australia closed - their second- innings witli 7 wicketa down for 31G, and England had 3 wickets down for 94 in their eocond innings, when -.the matoh. was drawn, ? \- . ... AUSTRALIA v..Dn. GRACE'S - ELEVEN: DE. UKAOE'S ELEVEN— First Innings: Champain, b Noble - , 10 Quaife, b Howell ' 18 Aleo. Ileni'no, c and b 'I rumble - - - 1G8~ Braund, b Howoll , 125 Arnold, b Howell 6 Poster, o Johns, b M'Lcod _ 20 Grace, b Noble ~ „ 25 Sewell, o Howell, b Trumble ,, ... 2 iajrlor, not out „ .20 Winter, o M'Lcod, b Noblo ... 1 - ... 6 Martin, c Darling, b Noblo 1 Sundries \ ..24 Total ,,, , , 431 Bowling Analysis,— Noble, ; 4'W67 ; Howoll, 3 for 128 j Trumble, 2 for 104 , M'Leod, 1 foi 41. AUSTRALIA —Fust Innings Iaver, b Martin , 8 Iredale, c Winter b Quiufo , 116 Trumper, b Grato 25 Gregory, c Champain, b Wintci 48 Darling, c Grace, b Winter * 22 Noble, et Taylor, b Wintoi , 35 Kelly, c and b Wintoi , , . ~ 8 Truinblo, not out * * 1 ' ; ' 14 M'Leod, b Qua...
Local Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
Local Jottings. Teeth extracted free when artificial, teeth are to. be made. E. P. Solomon, Dentist, Club Hotel, Wellington.* Mr. Makinson took occasion, at Friday's sitting of the court, to diaw, attention to the practice obtaining of litigants paying over fv ? ' j._ iL. n ? ? ? ? ? j. mt; ln6 auaoaiub UL tuu muva m upuu uuuii/. xae reason given for this is that Otherwise those fined would have to wait till the end of the sitting, as the C.P.S. would . not be in his office to attend to them. We are glad to find that endeavours are' being made to improve the Court Souse surroundings — it seems hardly possible to mako any fnrther improvements in the aM Knilrlinrr l'foolf Tho rrrnnn/la am paiVHJf ~ UtU being tastefully laid out with shrubs, and it ib the intention of tho sberiif to send other plants. Although we did not get to the hospital meeting last Tuesday night, a'meeting was held at York's Hotel, four being present. We apologise to the committee for our unin tentional error last...
WELLINGTON HOSPITAL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
WELLINGTON HOSPITAL. . (To the Editor.) -' ? I Sir, — I was much amused by the hysterical out- . burst of an ' Ex-Aldorinan ' in your contemporary n our court-house. If 'Ex-Alderman' could with draw bis gaze for a timo from the aforesaid building, and let his too susceptible optic rest upon an apology for a hospital, be will find a more worthy object for hia agitation, and a genuine ' cry of horror ' raieht emanate from his apparently ovor-burdoned chest. Each sentence in ' Ex-Aldorman's ' lottei might well apply to our hospital. Money has boon ?pent upon it from timo to'time without much ulti ' mate benefit. Now is tho time for a new building on a prominent site, where every eyo can soe ; and remember, there are such things aB sick, and poor. With the sale of the present hospital, and a Gov ernment grant and site (which I am aBsured is prac ticable), there should be no difficulty in erccting, a building that would be an ornament and a bless ing to our community. At a meeting recent...
MAIL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 24 July 1899
MAIL TIME TABLE. Mails close at the Wellington Post Office, and arrive .there as follows : — For.. Qydnejr, Bathurst, Mudgee, Orange, Stewart ... Town, daily, 5.30 p.m. ; arrive, 7.20 a.m. daily. For Dubbo, Bourke, Nyngan, Mary vale, daily, 7 jpi. } atrife,. 5.50 p.ni, daily. : For Lincoln, Spicer's Creek, Goolma, Two-Mile Flat, Cullenbme, Mudgae, Tuesday and' Friday, 9 a.m.; . arrive, Wednesday and Saturday, 7.30' p.m. For Comobella, Gollan, Murrungundy, Wednesday ?and-Saturday, 9 a.m. ; arrive, 6.30 p.m. Thursday, 4*pm. Sunday. . For Ponto, Terrabella, Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. ; arrive, Wednesday and Saturday, 4.30 p.m. - Fpr Yeoval, Mt. Aubery, Walma, Parkes, Wednes day wid Saturiday, 9 a.m. ; Monday and Friday ?4.30 p.m. For Curra ''Creek, Bournewood, . Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.; arrive, Monday and Friday, 4.30 pan. .. . Foy.Moptefiores, daily, 8.45 a.m. ; arrive, daily, 5.15 r - p.m. Fpr.W-nuluman, Tuesday and Friday, 9a.m. ; arrive Tuesday and Friday, 5 p.m. For Suntop,...