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Poetry HOW TO WRITE A LOVE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
HOW TO WNITE A LOVE STORY. 'Now bring me a maid that. i plump and dark, And bring me a maid that is tall and fair; One must be gsy as a mcadov lark, One with a grave and queenly air And a sort of high toned, stately s'ate. Amen, old, rich, and a poifact flight; A man that his young and debonnair ; And lo I the story that I will write. Bring me a Summery moonlit park, Bring me a house in a handsome square, Dnoe in the country, a kind of ark Of refuge for lovers; some mad despair, Duty, temptation, and griet and care. To take the edge off love's delight, I few odd people from here and there, And lo I the story that I will write. lriog me a trip in a treacherous bark, A wreck in the mideeas anywhere. 3ring me a duel, heaven save the mark I S'A reunited and happy pair, \ gown from Worth's for the bride to wear, And bring me a fate as dark as night, for all the bold, bad ones to share; SAndlo I.the story that I will write. ENVOY. .. Bring ink 'and pen to my easy chair, Of paper a cream a...
CHELTENHAM MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
CIIELTENIII A:M IECIHANICS' IN STITUTE. The usual meetiun of.cth, above c m. mittee was held on Wednesday evenift 5th inst. Present: Messrs. M'Queen (president) Judd, Chandler, Pierce, Irvine, laud Booker. The minutes of the last meeting were 'read and contirmed. COtRRtES'ONDENCE. From Mrs. Goodacre asking for terms for Woman's ChristianTeitperance Union;t from Miss Hart, Wolman's Right Lecturer, asking for a refund of 8s Gd on account of so small an attendance to her lecture, and statiug that the secretary had insulted her in demanding it of her; also resigua-. tions from Messrs. Ruse and N. M'Swain as trustees; catalogue from Mullen ; go verutuent rainfalt 'suap ; a form of appli oetion for government, grant to building fund. Proposed by Mr. Judd, seconded by Mr. Pierce, that the wh.,le if the correspondence be received with too ex ception of Eies Hart, which be not en tamied.-Carried. Proposed by Mr. Jutdd, seconded by Mr" Pierce, that the W.C.T.U. have the use of the Hall, on Sa...
CRICKET. North Brighton Cricket Club. Fixtures Season 1887-8. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
S RICKE T. -0- - S.North Brighton Cricket ClC , b. Fixtures Season 1887-8. October 15 : Palmerston. 22: Avenue. 10 : All Saints:. 5:ovember5: Crescent. 12 : St Kilda Friendly Societies. 19: East Melbourne Alberts._.. 26: Brighton.. December 3: Vacant. 10 : South St. Kilda. 17 : South Brighton. 24: Vacant. 31.: rlughenden. January "7 : Crescent. 14: South Yairdals. 2 : Palmerston. 28.: St. Kilda Friendly Societies. ....February 4: Avenue. 11: South St. Kilds. 18: East Brighton, 25 : Maryle; bone. M?arch 3 : Rainbow. 10 : Brighton C.C. 17" iBrighton C.. 24: All Saints Uliiont, 31 E~dist righton. .
THE OUTRAGE AT SURREY HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
TIlE OUTRAGE AT SURREY HILLS. Mrs Elizabeth Boyce, of Canterbury road, Surrey Hills, attended at the' City watchhouse on WVedleoday, and pointed out a lan named Alexander Garrick, who she declared was the wan who bound her hande, tied her to a cot, gagged h, r, and then stole some poperty. Garrick who is a well-knownj offelider, was in custody on a charge of having stolen £20 from the. Essendon ticket window at the Spencer street railway station, when seenl by Mrs. Boyce. It wall be remembered that quite. recently, whilst a booking clerk was. making up. his cash on the, ledge inside the window, a hand was thrust' inl and twenty £1-notes at len. The clerk, who had cauaghtjusta glimpse of Lhe owner. of the hand, hurried out, but was only in' time to see the thief, vanish . rotund a. corner. The detectives suspected Garrick of the offence, and he'was' taken to the. City station-house, where he was placed with a couple of other men, and the clerk was asked to say whether he could redog-...
HEALTH, BEAUTY & COMFORT For One Penny Per Week. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
HEALTH, IBEAUTY & COMFORT For One Penny per week. FouuinjgTooth Wash prolutee the above It is the safest, most pleasant,. mlust offelctive, anld most ecolonlcal of all pre. patrtions for cleating tlhe teeth. It is original and unique. There is nothing like it. Prioe Is per bottle, whioh Insts 12 weeks when used every day. J. H. N1,uANN,' Manufacturing and Dispensing, Chemist, New.street, Mliddle Brighton. Anvr.]
Traveller. The Turtle Mountains. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
The- urtle .ltountains. Bottineau, Dak.,-U. ., is'one of the oun .tain towns:of:the Turtle-Mountains, that up bheaval of nature which, from its peculiar climate and flora, (so different from thel'sur rounding plains) possesses the greatest attrac tign.:for:.the..botanist and, meteorologist, as well as a more practical interest to the home steader, who sees In its forests logs for dwell ings and an inexhaustable supply of fuel. Bottineau has strong pretentious to greatness, for. it is the terminus of the Bottineau branch of the' St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Rail way ; and it must be a depot for an extensive area of country, including the Cub Bank creek section, west of the Mouse River, rich in resoprces and now easily accessible for settlement. There is no question but that Bottineau offers the finest opportunities for good business openings, where persons of limited capital, commencing even in the fluancinal race, can be sure to secure a largf trade; beciuse btlthe const...
BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14. Before Mr. Alley, P.M., and Mr Sprigg J. P. PLAYING AN ILLEGAL GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
BRIIGHTON POLICE COURT. ' ------- -o , - FIuiAY, OCTOBER 1 B f re Mr. Alley, P.M., ands Mr Sprigg J.P. PL1YING AN ILLEGAL .[E. Constable Brennan chard r a sireler namied Gilmour withplay'i ai gane on the H rlirhd irtgouin oinzhe.-d iA f Ffiei ree card trick was being carried on, an numerous colnplaints were made. Fi,ed £1 or 3 days W. M'Leod was charged the same oflicer with the purse trick i.e' sellirg a purse supposed to contain 5 sovereigns, hut which were in reality 5 half pennies, for a sovereign. Mir Leonard who appeared for the de fence, clmntended that the purse trick nllld not come underthe cognomen if an illegal game. It was carried on in Paddly's market to a great extent. The Police Magistrate on dischargir.g she ccnused said it was a sharper's game at sleight of hand, and the public were Fools to be gulled by these deceivers. DEBT CA?ES. MIr Livesay, ra'e collector for the rown, of Brighton obtained a verdict with :osts in the following cases : Fowler £1 16s., Bates £3, ...
Brighton 2nd v. South Yarra. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
Brighton 2nd lv. Soiutli > , ,ThisinHtcdhis t6 be played at Vt' ley, near Warehouselnen' COrick3t Ground. 26p.m. train to Prahran. Team?-Clarke, Kir.,wther, Grout, Higgin. Hinloch, j;uddle, Stanll, Smith, Rowe, Wilmot.
HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
,I151 US EJIOLD. E:lyingGlass??tre.-Glass is frequently said by servants to " fly of itself." It never flies from the thin to the thick part, but the reverse invariably. We once know a servant girl who said a richly cut sugar bowl of-a flanged shape had;flown, and she found the pieces inside it, so that by her experience glaes not only flies but jumps. Sudden. change of temperature causes flyage. For example, glass kept in a cold frosty pantry will fly when brought into a hot room, so a glass from a warm place will fly when Ice is put into it. Thick ice plates in glass should never be used, nor should Ice plates be touched by a warm hand when in use. It is beet to put them upon a china pinto. China dishes, or even the common earthen. ware, should never be put into the oven or upon the hot plato. Warm water, not hot, will make them suffliclently heated for use, Glass dishes should never have hot things placed upon them; flyage is greatly pro. vented if the dishes be warmed gradually....
Brighton v. Melbournians. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
,Brightoni . v.eIol'llRiiIs. This Iuatuh is to be played- this after noon, on the Melbourne Grammar School G?round, at 2.30 145iitrain fra'_ Brigh ton. Team--Baullke Ilantne Box shill, Browning, Enery a,, 1v, unn Lucas, Mowritrz, Spear, Shie d , and (Thop mpon.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
:..:Banks. . . Comnnmercial Bank of, Australia (Limited) .Authorised Capital ..' .I. ;8,000,000 Subscribed Capital; 2;,00,000 Paid Up. - 1000,000 Ileserve F.und: . . . 0 HEAD OFrICE-?0 COLLN6S ST. W., MELBOUR1 E. Loiidon 'Oflce-;Bishopsgate, St. Vithii cbrner of Leadenihallstrietr... C' :.RIIGHTON BRANCH Corneru Bay & Cochrane 'Stir4ets. Interest aUq ce on FI'XED DEPOSITS highest curreniit rates. past favors andrepectfully solicithes a con' tnu ie of the Bankm issueto h suctloestsors essrs Te Bradley clianged Sons .And CHURCH STREET, 'Middle Brighton, .n.n hand delivered by-load, ton or FIREWOOD of aI descriptions, received customers, at reasonable rates. aowley's Condition Spice for horses ans Orders punctaly attendd to. Agenat fr tht e Australen Deodorising, Disinfecting and Fcrtilising Company, F & f ERTILISER, ,i onlyy t 3 10s. per tohr. HayCorn, Coal Wood Seed Oats, Barley, aRye, ars, and Grs Seeds of ctn all descri ptions. Thent best A.A COAL delia vered in T'....
MOORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY OCTOBER 3. (CONTINUATION FROM LAST ISSUE.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
MOORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY OCTOBER 3. (CONTINUATION FROM LAST ISSUE.) Present : Crs. Bent (president)Burgess, Rennison, Staynor, Sparks, Comport, Mills, Ward, and M'Swain. 'IC-.NIC POINT LLNE. Cr Ward said he should like to be in formed how it was that the suggestion, as to the names of the station, forwarded by the council had not been carried out. He found that instead of naming the station Picnic Point it had been called Sandring ham. The President said he understood the blame was said to have rested with the postal department, but a letter had been sent to him to the effect that the council's suggestion would be followed, and he was surprised to find that such was not the case. Cr Sparks said he noticed that boards were being put itp with the names as sug gested by the council, and the department were only using up the printed tickets, after which the change of name would take place. The matter then lapsed.. "- ~-.- - ·--uCELLAREQpS , The Engineer was instructed to report as...
THE EXETER THEATRE CATASTROPHE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
THE EXETER THEATRE CATAS TROPHIE. Exeter was, the scene of an appalling disaster on the night of the 5th inst. Ex cepting the disaster at the Ring Theatre, Vienna, Brooklyn Theatre, NewYork, and the Sunderland Theatre, no more fats catastrophe is recorded in connection with theatres than the destruction of the Theatre Royal, Exeter. It was built almost in the form of a square, of stone and brick. The theatre accommodated 170 personsin the dress circle, 650 in the pit and stalls, 150 in the upper circle, and 350 in the gallery. The upper circle constituted the front division of the tier above, thedress circle being divided from the gallery by a division 3ft high. Each division had a separate staircase 5ft wide with several landings, not spiral. The house contained about 800 persons -half in the pit, 200 in the gallery, and the others distributed through the rest of the building. During the latter part of the third scene of the fourth act of "The Romany Rye," the act;drop fell suddenl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
Special Advertisement. UNPARALELLED SUCCESS OF TIIE' NOISELESS WHITE , SEWING I. MACHINES., "THE 1I llTE." " A Thing of Beauty and a Joy for Ever." Stands acknowledged the King of, all Machines. It is the finest finished and ast made Machine.in the Wdorld. It is the Easiest Working, andbes satisfying machine ever produced. Purchasers never fail to recommend it to their friends. 5000 of these Machines are sold every Year in the Colonies.-:. We claim general symmetry in the construction of' e?? }Machine; Wood Work, and Stand, whereby the same " is an Ornamental Article of Fur nitnre, as well ':as a' Necessity and Luxury of the Houshold. -. The 'Public acknowledge that the ": " WHITE" Embroiderer is the most complete attachment of its kind, ever produced,. And being Patentees of the 'same we reserve its sale exclusively to the Patrons of the "WHITE." The Mechanism of this attachment s'ach t.at an operator a'nderstand first principles o :ireading ding the Machine can pro autiful Silk Br...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
For Sale. FORH SALE, - First-class FIREWOOD, 50 ft. to the Toio for 1 ton or more, a lowest ruling rate. Orders promptly at attended to. JNO SAYERS, Jun., Noew street, rlighton. O 11 SALE,--Now-st. and Wolsley Grove Blrighton Bleach, Allotment of Land' 80 x 1110, ?.4. Apply, C. E, Connop, Arohli toct & Surveyor, Commercial-road, 'rahran, 001t SALlE,-Unlnn-st., 2 Allotments of . Land, 5rix 18:!, to Ieft right-of-way • il. Apply, 0. . Conuop, P'rahran. "IOlt HALE,-Unlon and' Landcos.sts, ' Allotment of Land, 5 x 1811, to Ilft rlglht-of-wany, ii 1lls. . U. 1. Connop. 1 Olt SHAll,-Nor:manby Road, Nl. Es;. planaldle, Allot. Lan'd, 82.11 x 178.8, All IHis, O. H. Connop, Prahran, Special Advertisenentts.' IUNIVERSAL PRAYER ON BEHALF S OF THE YOUNG. In connection with the Special Services being held';To-morrow (Sunday, the 16th) throughout the.world, -A PRAYER MEETING will (D.V.) be held in 0SCHOOL ROOM of the BRIG H TON CONGREGATIONAL C HURC H at 10 o'clock in the morning. SPECIAL ...
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
CHURCIH SERVICES. * -.4-- Congreiational-11 and 7, Rev. G. V. Tnatcher. Presbyterian-Wilsoin0.treet. Rev., D'. Hl. Ballantyne. Mentone, 11 Chelten ham. 3 and Mordialloc 7, R. M. Fergus. , Eisternwick-11 and'7. Rev. J. Hay. SBaptist Church BIv-street - Ruv. S. Howard 11, Mr Hees 7. Salvaioiin Ariiy-11, 3 and 7 by mem bers of the Army ,n . 'l-' * ) l " i. ; I;*'r " Christian Chapel, Brighton : Worship 11 a.m.; .preching 7 p.m , Mr S. Green wood. "?:: "' !; ',? . Christian Chbapel, 'heltenham Wr1 shipll'a :in ; Ipreaching 7 p.mn., b Mr Gondacre. ' _. .. .i Union Chapel, South' Brightn-A fter noon, Mr-Thatcher evening, Mr, Simi wuonds :-: . 'Church1of England-Nineteenth l'Sn day after Trinity: St:'Aiidrewi' Brighton -Mattins, H41ly Ciimmnioii niiid Sermonu, 11 i Evensong.aiid serm;in,7. .St. Ptter's Schoolhouse--Shortened' : Mittinsa and addreis, 9.30 ia i Oakleigh-11, ir. Looker;'.7, Rev. lMr Brdrihb. .East Brighton'-11,,T. H. Itsti 7, Mr. Looker. AMirdialloo-?ns Iunlltaial' Oheltmnham...
Ladies' Column. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
Women in Business.-Business men and headsof government departments havesome-. tiies said to me that they'have tried.women .clerks, found them.unsatisfactory, and ,have given up the experiment. Their objections are,'that women afe inclincdto ask and ac cept.-favors, and to-excuse-themselves for shortcomings, and that they, the employers, 'fiid" it *difficult or unpleasant"tfo bring' women to time," and demand the exact and prompt performance by- them of- all their duties, such as would be required of a man in the same place. There is no excuse for any women who takes this line of action, when she hai secured work. She should know that every time she asks for a half hour's leave of absence, every time she comes into the office late, every time she excuses herself, with a smile, or worse yet, a tear, for some piece of carelessness, she is injuring not only. her own chances of earn ing a livelihood, but tlhse of all otherwomen who have to go out iinto the world to earn their bread. : -,...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 15 October 1887
(fl~iscClaneett. t; d Lending a Hand -About forty yeair' ago several, haulers were employed in carry ing pig irfiofrom Braymbo to. Queensferry. SAmohong thi fimber.was oneo3illiam.Gritfiths, 8- who is still" alive. This man;-when goinjg down the street one day with his load of iron, was accosted bya stranger, who chatted very freely with him... Among the questions, g the stranger asked'howsvi?ibi ho got per'ton dfor carrying the. iron. . ; . - 'Six-and sixpence,' said the carter. " What weight have you on the cart ?" "About a ton and a half." S "Anid'yWhatdo you pty fo?r gtes'"' d '" Eighteenpence."! S-"How much does it cost to keep the y mare?" e "Thirteen shillings a week." 0 Presently they reached the foot of the hill. t " How are you goingto get' up this hill? n asked the stranger.'i S" Oli' inmun get my shuder' and pushup here," was'the answr.' ... "I'll help you a bit," said he ; and helmin mediately put his shoulder to the cart, and d pusied up the hill well. W?ien they reach...