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Chapter Urlhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138657261
Full Date1893-07-08
Page Number36
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Newspaper TitleThe Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946)
Trove TitleOne Christmas
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THE STORYTELLER.

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wrote premising thug j mk»Uk jr. n.'UJ t. :-.u litl'J in- M'oUil: #Kf Willi! .. "..I. UitJ.t "tut. Tiler" VHP '.'/.'"I

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1 ii* died, atiitiirt wain" aiva J *1*111 tt

3rv* wltti him. 3 iuatac iua.1 ht had kh e»«j • tiling $0 Hi*. _ ^

Aouctrfiing to But will. siiat*c tit ait tbt wtwajtwi lor Ion: ?-eait J^1!F ^ itBS jctme, riiwi piviiir wa?' tc- lht

I desire that sx#e* as suj' iwart to Tecmr;

! Scotlaiid, 3 dstenniiMiC to pa?' t aoiif-prt itnitwd titrii to sfjaendol aB? i.'c\vht>;-<c.. who ? litied near our «3d htau*. sue with whtac 1 j had is3it np £ eitintm'tiBt epaeiaiidjt ton* j Qitniaenot. Ihzt a3J ffki* *.nn* 3 hait 11*511 : m?'ti*3i stuafiing tm tiia* wanc!-sw*p'• nawar—

| at swaaa oiiloili s> night, too—m?

! hmatid in snow—s GJaSston* tBig ix iu?' hanc | and snrnii? ana3*dliE5atttit in m? n*art

j IncBBeaagtmssboold tiunc iort ciom?ij: | thai 1 vat to liiani* 3m iriia nnpteataict | simHSaoiL io m* faatBton xt *npi$jn- It itad all i«een a taaapter o: avndmit ircan mngr to«sd.

h f*w days after I Smo lunatic it Enpanc I pio^^BC tulS3iiii«B3cu xo vian wn? t'aiuiy

, itwjner. and to isodas ilk wjngsiLWMzaiwk oo. su?" once more potnxion- Frmn ahwont 3 wrote to ny iriend iiaptawm in ii* north of ScotJanah sa^mx m soit»*r to ha twrditi »iii«rinB_ riiKs 1 wonic it- wili. Ihsi

sbj dmsnaas Ere.

So 1 proiiitea injtotlf with £ aa^* rag—bad I ncn tsKai in tyhotj •uai? sis w**hi ago. gwigpiti - ivg totauh—torn* 'T"* and suns* light Ihicnstcx*. X then suw into a tmhi Hat os^hi to fat* tvoagiit m* ins; in cine tarn* lor uif ijimd i hmlijeon he®:, lint aSfiE . eittjlium: faac aii«**d sino* 13efe twelst ;*aaE ago. At wy rat*, a new hsandh line bad sprang into eusen-j*. and that was xh* cans* o: ali the miBcaikd. lu: rastead of ejmnpar curriagts wper* 1 thutiid hare egos, at&ndr cnnimecjiKK i te raained ma&ed wlwae 1 tnn. and tomed a dead" ear to the ctamyk-c aysaariry o: e pones, who, 1 hats no ducln now, idling all whom it to'gatconmn to " change canapt ; liss for S I oppose I wa* inisr-sisd ; in tnj own tbosgbtf—uoaknig; n 1 Ebnokl afe til* old bam*, if in; friend would be changed and grown on o: ell lfn^ieahe m fad. if these would be awe of pain shim ]jettm£ hi the conting list At sn? rum it was not brims 1 liad been whiriec tnanj' i nihs out of ar way that 1 discorerod my mistake, in corasrqnenoe of which 1 had to I ef«i-3 ions inns at e creasy little jrcactkn . : where I had plenty of time to form :b* re aolntion that in intnre 1 wonid etod; my £rnd<4ar more canfcik.

At last, htwrw, 1 was once more in the i train, epeeding towards the desired goal bnt being fuat o'cfoch it was now quite <hcL. and j when I ashisd at the little Ratio® 1 had : known so cdl as a l«oy. it seemed to me the

rety middle of the night. After mmii diS 'enhf Iptocuredaeab—or what I called alter . my hay Ktjouni in the talwih s tup— . with a tay anttsdilmian-lwokiug Lorae and

iadzhertomttch. When I asked bim if he !knew my friende hmsse, he merely replied i *" CKine." 1 winded at tli* oid Sculcb wckc I had not beard for so many yeare, and getting j into the snrient cab 1 was driiec off-iorde i first few yards—ai a iair enough pace. Sud denly, borewt, the poos old etesd settled j down to a walk, thai a crawl, and finallr , stopped ahopefher.

! Ye're in in t nmckk hmty, I hope. . mtwhT," amid my Jehu, coming to the window

; alter a while, and peeruy in; "lor we ™ (e'enjpe him time.**

j "Oh dear no! not at all/ 1 said, "fay

; let him snit hh own convenience."

| In a tew moments there was another eat . modic jerit, and so onr jonrney continued Tor

. tbebcadpext cd anbonr, tillaiiaaia-ecaiiie u> a ! steep hilL Then we all three gave it on ae J lucni^eea, for it was apparent not only to the jtria horse, latt to hh driver and mrself, that | not another yard could be go.' He waa

] literally dead-beat " XVhat'a to be done jnos-r lasted, potting my head out of the ] Window. " Kma^it," replied the man phw. matieaBy. Whereabouts are we TJ asked

jhim, aftre ^aiang fwA into the blackness

of the imtiflaintmpesof findiiig some familiar land ma tk,or,l*tter still, seeing some friendly

"Deed fben, be answered, after s kmel nuK;**«ece now* utile or t*« from tbe' boose, andthere a a straight path leads ower! Ihemoor totYe canna miss it, though i fn naddc vend 1 canna tak j* there!

l«it tradde vend too, Imt as I did not contemplate ayidin the night in the cab. and oather oonld l xedua srjth the

when *1k lraae^uarife more ail& to pro ceed, IddHMi'melfD tefhe B»nr,ri»W) f remembered wdL ho, borrowing a hmtein

fmiwymam, «b*t withthefurraf tire wmq, the angry borate of deet, and the

find nn- var.

1 «rae the

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Aeiwojf ti* fiOts* v~bt oat wnin»otil? j femctrc jt si* ww. i* * OMrtitsBauii Jjtw." i«a t

0 u: I#* to^ike w fcwi«as Mats- J tvf j i —t. yrmt' | late <4v« srcliowL bos on if S«r •= fe» tostKaikS bcagijj its tor tut paHae^ *PP®1*'-1 esrot tjii twasaottt, wijiCt dictate width | irosw m'j*z sotaum'. wli*^ I* »«t bos £be ' its*, i<ottt,-d'.«»rfc jsrauieiHsaQ 1 tmc ts«ut| wjrost £sbob^ li*sn. betadtst sill tint, stteif i *Bt eon* sn?«tTiOBt ietain^ saias Kttats. m> ! CKtv n* torxadt iuni. fts ta si* Burnt liti* | so j»j*3 b*. i

W«Si, t* ! w» wBJinaas <ww Ss* twoot sfesl j ui£h'- vxol m? tame. »€ I siioapjir. sbo-1 ' n«urtii»' ti*rryst>bc wits, oss** SBt'jtKSt-1 end- J dt® i? e**5B*re st Bbt Bosfciisr ini sins muL'e | ittot i*dort s*. Is n*tswyr» 1 coub watohod ] hvrr- iyfedzitz: si* WBJI fcl) n«mc S31S". "iffit* bOKt i ShObrjwBi'tit'—piKnj inn Buitjj- tuts 4 oz* fcerd* ji±bet aaisABta: to sk aKioiufcif-1 tota?: of si* oB'ios&et. wb& tdi dttaswd siita

hit niwaEt »s» hn vx< bsbbJI tw Bia»—uii t* j ? OH.Q* to si* bttn isBOt- BBC sbcc 3 tow bun .:

iiit ti* 3;aitr hatf he v&ebithl pfiun. H*- rune i ? pulius'jf. % fswxae isli oc is*, Ian tiitj

Btxt isdams &zl. vist * dsU tuaa—sjrt*e to sat* assiiL ?

71*iitti*crowd rkM itrwsrd wsd dngpti : 3ram weDtaisi.' si* dew: Basse si* iuribet ? i«Bi oi " (jvntMzasii ,inn.* To tiiit dcj< 1 j iaiBBOt BBO»^iaaIlC WTJJ tut iailtBDC li* . B3»i* bwosuc Baif won* so ss»idij ixdasc ti*e. wi*s 1 Stkbsw was wasdenzt^ iiriit bm i.iit , Uks svmumf tnzs wry did so; and i wuni:, lijtit uiiyw- T^admr oi lit evtsna ziiu' im-1 bvK-& irithiis si* f*xs it* oaf* wih a^ree. wito nit sitae r. nit. as tu; ,•»* a Kauot. «h»vsuumut. Wt Bxnny. w»&&a? itr toa*

sBLitib lufiaesota.

I>» ftdkCBt I had dimkc pn? t. sharp bit of iuilf ctoctod, ass cots ac siat daatataot; bo: oa* itch: obit bet snsntl S!» wean beat uoiotls. fee saszaBti; i jam dm jjeiyrt. sz* was tof uric Borne, animad; itritted &c>w at n lad f tr i**ta aur oer oux wapjn

OiTtf Tirtas pdtafflisL

I reraema>f3sd Etm: Bapereass irtc t&ld n* is it® stasettsBow ixafsdii utr watt «aiiu<st t*rw Jsuciii. iwg* " jo33j-** dtfi ali wwt asci Ik.* . scne 1* was siam I sficsud hit tuem. i ha<< owr iek parmxiasi} in&iaeG to But lisir •WEfflSwitt. is epae o: ail iSe^ereMt s ees^BBS, bet as m mis motBtais li* stuns mars whb mnjooitd isij. i umA ooesai wafem toreea: and came to sot oroeiesice imi « ear jaie 1 wools* seei eaweosaii eaieiter saadtr si* roj; o; ay k>st hem*.

. cooise I eoold hat- i*xpta astoassrR, trout toe people as the ioiet. t«o; thai va* ntenr a miie avar. and inn who? I w«, I ^eid maeamiirsake a ebon cm m she hues*

thai 1 fiesitatec no loaeet.

Hbw snutpt is itit i© t** ri&Bbc she old

ecaic . As 1 Bfmrd is ecbuots tlimh is toe aowosair nspttns. al: eons of w

tame to tot inn I had aos ssa* so marine so saem, few thegrmt dour was op-uec qoKfar, end, to toy pineeeit end omtae. 1 ?ur hetoie me toe old white-haned ianier who had own-been obo,^ fer 12

fare^ ?lUBiweiBi.dr toe tame old iaiunci

JUL'"* Titl,sTK,5iw JdenkBttK. took toe top tnmnist hmwl. and nti^d a* ®n»ri»eirajta, ur»p,siv^it tomtsm;.no

1 fcan7; l«t exp«cxed i!j ? ^ tooke tatis u, him

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-a b« lot the laae oj me 1 woid. nwB*eal J s»aM not sty another

VS.1 & j

ipnxdfit to bntk het bran — 1^^ *wd . *°ld phoe, BO I oop one day end e^fe toe

*nd I tooaziit - "toMoanot, toenad,

"Iheard

bat they're all fcnwij- there, too, ui tbqrTl,

. ?? i

14 Jim gladder than 1 aball be to we Mr.

{logman, and die old My, dTGresgor; »: abe arill afit*r :

" Abve, »r! 'Deed then *tf the is! iW jest think® djehtotgetah ettbegfcher ataat W twt n ine «piidt tt midday,

and as ye didmemoe.llr. Boea*mped ye! oop, and bft bete hmaef tbeaoo*. Oow hem the Wed?,«t, while* t let lam knee-.1*

! So in mMMtaa eaoce KeQ fiqptHB, the friend ol wfttb-ttawtofafenAt -audi mete dnfiR|fHtto fuLda^Ki hands, woM twb edmTwS

UK MQth emthenaiy«f the intradetftian

of jprintm into Ke* Mwfc O.sTwaa eeJ^watedoo the 1Mb et dpi. He find! printing bfioe in Kertodtm iMiVlii $693 hr William Btadloed, who aleo Mbb-i MtdAe fine wetanD in that cat?. A

total «w toltoaedin tdvwbif

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