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AT THE POLL. THE DAY'S PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
AT .THE POLL..-. , ST'JIE DAY'S PROCEEDINGS. Thursday miorniugt broIko dull aid miserable;. rain" fell.' incessisrtly, and auguidd ill for iny' large polling. The heartis of old courthouse supporters in the North Wiard grew sad and heavy at thie outlook, for, -alns, it seemed that inal3y would be uinable to venture out of lia. mnuddy muurlk of nairde streets save with the aid of a large pair of stillts. Prayers went up, and the clerk of the weather kindly hearkened unto them, for srorllysifter 9 o'clock the rain ceasdd falling, and the. beavulIedemcd sky. o bve way top t ihs of blue and whitd fleecy clouds. It soon ber:cnme evident that a determined effort was to be imade to induce the ratepayers to roll ip and record their votes for the old courlthouse site. Cabs and private vehicles waited oin ladies and gentlemeni and bore thieii to the various ,boothls, where the persuasive powers of such well known identities as Toni Phillips, 'l'oii Kenny, T. W. Redldish and Cr. Phillips were ...
The Hygiene of a Smile. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
The Hygiene of a Smile. When, in the midst of life's hurry and o ý- a moet s' n nR [se. E. ýeam .pesfe e'O Oana-obd d -we.sesoetimie ta nsn when seeing how much woe and suffering there is in the world, that it we would each of us smile more, life would be so much easier to live for all ol us; for a sunny face sweetens both outside and in; both the owner and the bebolder. The trouble with us is, that when we take the pains to smile, we feel, a general thing, t hat we are doing it solely for Eomebody elre's benefit, while, if we did but know it, it is " life and health and peace" to ourselves in many ways. For one thing: it is morally impossible to snarl at the same moment we smile; for, in spite of us, our voices will soften to keep the smile company; neither can we fret; and so both snarling and fretting have to go-and good riddance I Worrying. too. is, perforce. banished; for an entirely different set of muscles is brought into play, th se which make a smile utterly refuving to be ...
COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
COB3URG. At Coburg, things hummed loudly. As is slready known, the only riding ii which tIhere was a contest was the west, but owing to the fact that both of the candidates were so well klnown and justly boasted many friends, thIe fight was a keen one. Tlhere were no burn ing questions at issue, and the opinions of both gentlemen seemed to be on a par. During the day the whole riding was actively canvassed. Voters were sent for and conveyed to the booth at the public ball in cabs, and both sides were confident of victory. The Ipoll closed at four o'clock, and the returns were quickly made up and announced as follows: Fischer, T..... .. 32S Grundy, R. R. ... 228S Majority for Fischer 100 The returning oflicer therefore de clared Mr. Fischer duly elected, and both thie candidatcs Ihaving returned thanks thIe crowd dispersed. To gnuard against fits-buy ready made clothes.
HYGIENE. The Skin and Its Diseases. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
H YGIENE. A The 'Iluit 'asitelie lla eeS ' D onayD and bheal i ofIe skin canr nly b obtaited by perfect cleanlinese,utihe .uole preonp a proper'di crrrthaita ratly habitatof rising'andl exctis e, and avoiding all cosmetics. The ckin must be thoroughly washed occaionally with warn later and soap. to remove the oily exiodi tins on n its sur'ace, it is well to rinse the fare with clean water alter the use of soap; it any unpleasant sensations are experienced after the use of soap they may be imme diately removed by rinsing the surface with water to which a little lemon juice or vinegar has been added. Die-ates of the skin are inostly local, de pending upon want of cleanliness, irritation rf the skin, the presence of parasiten con oinement of the perspiration, poison; micro scopic growths, innoculation of foreign matter. olosure of the pores, eto. The skin being an outlet or excretory orgap of the body.poiaonous and ffIete-matter in directed to it by the system toiu e thrown off by that...
FOOTBALL. LAST SATURDAY'S PLAY. BRUNSWICK V. SOUTH BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
FOOTBALL LAioun w[ SAiU AXS PLAU X . ~il - .,ý~ .r ,r,: ''. " ,.li ýý,; ,"tir:,;. '. $;, c , =,s'- 1 131 O'i~A% iv.i' '\', .5 1U it-:Iiio s1ss~ C coh i, at t,.ie. aboreiw.icin'e cub iMnc t`for° the~ second timetilic tcason, oiithe teo;Rerea- at ilon Itceservc. The preious natclt ro- sU Silted in a draw" c: i clulb sering tiree I oauls. Great illterei t w}as tlicrefore o maanifested ii;sdthis ontcest, and a goodly ol inuliber of-" barracltkers"-olf eitlher-team attended in the holpes of seeing a good i lgame. Nor were they disappointed, u as a better disp ay of footiball ihas -iot beeii seen -on h the reserve- this year. d Shortly llter three both itaiis took the 0 lieldi ahi Soilth beiig two mnen short oin is starting. tBriinswica lost the toss` and t kicke i off towar is thel riiwai y goal:. South were dio kly at worlc aid rushed it up in frint; whbere Burtan; secured. I Browi relieved the piressure ;illd sent it c citelli n iiii centrc. S iiitlic hiowvcr,: ' returned,'acid succied...
ELECTION TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
ELECTION' TOPICS Interest is now beginninig , to awiken very fast in the,approachiig clectiin forl t e.:Southern lProvincet and eboth 'ip ,Brtnsivick and .Coburg the,selectioii of a suitaible cailidate is cegerly iliscussed. Frormns t1 present outlokn it iappea'ers thit tin. cotitest is toho only" IUnught out1 lby' Messrs. HliiiLtoiir' ianss and1d M r0ie for ishilst to other ontlemimi l v aimn ntiouned tliniseles theyilsav se yet taikeis no asteps towiards unking their candidatiir, thoroiughlly known: Beyoniil lth niecting :it llcidclberg lust wcek lbyi Mr.. Jamcs, no uiiblic gatheritigs lisve as. yet taken glase, hIut the ball will really be set rpiliug on WVeduosd.y evening snext when Mir. Thlomas Brunton. addriesses the electors in the town hall, Bruiswick, whilst Mr. WV. t. Fitzgeralil Moore speaks at the saiie place on the following evening. The supporters of both these gentlemen are working assi duously and lhave both forimed com mittees whose numerical strength is being daily...
The Coburg Leader. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list. AUGUST 20TH, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
c iEq týStrbtrg ý!CR: 3.1Y " 1 am in the place where I am demanded of el conscience to speak the truth, and there fore the truth 1 speak, impugn it whoso list." at bi AUGUST zor0, 1890. o0 DURING the past few months a feeling n antagonistic to the riding system has c] become more and more plainly mani fest in the shire, and it is obvious to all that the hopes of those who intro duced the idea have been sadly dis appointed, and that disaffection exists , on all sides. A little more than three e years have elapsed since the movement hi first came into operation, and during u1 that tinme the ratepayers have had a very fair opportunity of judging of the alleged advantages of subdivision over the mode in force prior to the riding t, system coming into power. Whilst o there is much to recommend the con- a stitution of the council in separate t divisions or wards in populous boroughs or cities, there does not seem any special necessity for. such a course to be adopted ..here. .We have as y...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
"' THE COBURG LEADER." PUlLISHIED EVERY WEDNESDAY, At. BATES' BUILDINGS, SYDNEY ROAD, COItUilU. PRICE-ONE PENNY. To be obtained at TuE LiADERI Ollicc, or of Mrs. Sumnners, News Agent. JOI PI'NTING of Every Description executed in the best style. CArlGt S MODniATE. UTUL particulars of Church Work, to. lether wvith reports of proceedlings of IFriendly Societies, Football, Cricket na. all Athletic Clubs will be. given in the colnumns of iTHe LiLEADEn," andt.it ishopedl that ."famdidscatl:Sý;'truiuca ýil.:iciionikronr~cn> deavor to uiter for ireaders in every detpart ment, by forwarding for insertion all slpecial advertisements, and anconling us a lshaire of their p:itronage. Itemes of interest, ini ti any articles intended for insertion in our news cuolumns, should be forwa:ledl to the Edlilor lnot later tha:n Monday evening, otherwise their publication cannot be guaranteed. SOur columns are open to all intelligent corlunonentlels witholut respectl to creed or color, with thg provis...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
NEWS AND NOTES. W When will Coburg be blessed with a few more justicesof the peace lRepresenutations shouldt cert - nly be mate to thie Minister of Justice. Councillor Fisch r was siutrodrlcsi to his newly. found. colleagues in the :Coburg Council .be Cr. Belly on blondliy -;'uiontn A sum. of £500 hals lel-. plarcol oni tile estimates to assist the Coburg Council in metalling, ke., Sydney rolad, the kL'oincil to expend a similar iunount. The Salvation Army appearrs to be thriving vigorously in Coburg lately, under the newly appointol lieutenaunt, and the attendaiici at the various and varied iieetiigs held Ihas been very satisfacto.ury. Fire a volley ! The complimentary concert to Mrs.Walker is announced to he given in the public hallI by the Coburg llHarmonic Society to-morrowvau crvning. The atllenrltnce is sure to he lure~ and the prognrunie is an excellent one. Matters appertaining to things criminal r have been very luiet in Coburg dluring the e pjast few weeks, al whvlilst scr...
Fertilisers for the Rose. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
Fertilisers for the Rose. In answer to a crrer-Yor d nt whoinqoiree for thesr-t fertilicere for the rore, we ewould say that generally cow mnannre is the heat. If the sail is elayey and cold herre manure is better. In proparing the roill, if it to not too iheavy. nuse cow manure generously, working itcwell in, but the manuring need not be very deep. Neither Poil 'rc manure need be vary finely pOlceriteC for roseC. If the eoil is right and well fertilised rorev ere not dilieu!tt to grow. They we:1 not crox in a wet coil. If the roil is wet it must be drained. Nor will they grow in a very light dry soil. When the soil is too hravy add sand or ashes, and clay and turf when it ic too light. The rose moust have the proper conditions of strong growth, or we shall have a world of trouble with it, and besides having lice to Bfight, the roers that do oppear will be of a very inferior sort. Thorough cultivation favors chemical action in the soil in addition to its other ouses. Drain all land ...
Proper Care of the Teeth. They Should be Brushed Thoroughly After Meals. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
Proper C are'of the Teeth. They Should be Brohabed Thoroughly Alter IMeale. Dentists are daily oommitting the error of not instructing their patients in regard to the proper methods of: oleaneing their mouths brushing, pickiog, rioning with warm aidter after meals and atnight before going to bed. Our observations must show that people who do three things faithfully have little or no dentistry to do. It is astonieshing what ignorance exists among people of all clasoes and conditions as .,to what ,leanlinee -of the mouth means. They will teflyon frankly that they do not brush their mouths as well as they ought to, for they did not know they were going to be examined, and when you looked you really thought so, and the second thought was probably not for a muoth. Cleanly habits are part of an inlividual's education and can be formed only in child. hood. Too much care cannot be bestowed on the rubjeot for the little onee. Each in. dividual must see it thorougbly done-have it done for him...
The Kitchen and Garden. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
The Kitchen and Garden: The kitchen and garden are very inti mately connected, but the term kitbchen garden conveys the idea of the usual con. nection between thetwo. There is another connection, however, which we regret to say is not generally considered and as the neglect is one of the little wastes, about which we so often complain, we decire to all attention to it. If we were to any that hundreds and thoneands of pounds worth of good garden fertilisingmaterial was wasted every year in this country, it might surprise many, but sevortheless it is true. The soapsoda and disbhater are excellent fertilisers, and in stead of being thrown where they will do no goad, ought to be applied to the Barden. Grape vine es epecially like this kind of food. If one hi never tried the virtue of soapsude and 'disnwatrr upon garden plants, the resalt of applying them would be astonishing. In this country we neglect ouch trifles because of the natural richness of our soil. But we would imprees Ihe fa...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
Man upraised above his fellows Oft forgets his fellows then; Masters, rulers, lortds, remember That your meanest kind are men I Men of labor, men of feeling, Men of thought and men of fame, Claiming equal rights to sunshine In a man's ennobling name. My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky; So was it when my life began, So is it now I am a man, So be it when I shall grow old. -Wordsworth.
Brilliants. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
A douse of quinine when the sun comesup From its.tossed-up bed is the easternii sea; Some castor-oil when the moon has slped; A blue till dark and catnip ten; A decoction made froni the leafless larch, And this is March. A msan who looks on glass, On it may fix his eye; Or else, may through it pass, And so the heavens espy. -Herbert.
Orchards in Grass Lands. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
Orchards in Grass Lands. We are asked it it is advisable to seed down orchards and keep them in grass. We FupposeO that references is made to the annle orchard. Peab orchards, and we be lieve pear orchards, should be cultivated as lone as they stand. The apple orchard should certainly be cultivated for three or four years. and then it is better to sow it to clover. The crassesproper make too stiffa eward. Still many orchards are sown to grasses and many re ruined by permitting them to remain in -rain. There are orch ards that would be ereatly beneflted by at least dieting arour the trees when they have stood in grass .or a long time. Olover does not mske as Lcrong a sod and it makes eaxellent pasture for the hogs, which if rang and kept out of the orchard when the ground is wet and soft, will do an orchard goodby running in it.
Heroic Treatment of Insects. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
lHecroic Treatment of Tnsects. Editing apaper is often hurried work. and the expression of the writer- is looser, and perhaps the penmanship is behsd, which may lead to serious mistakes in 2omposition and proof-readiog. TVe have eomrtimer Fron kerosene recommended as an insecticide, hot when we have seen the recommendation we have sopposed that the careless editor meont that it should be used as an emulsion. Bat the reader may not know. that. One cer tainly did not. He read that kerosene would kill the oyster-hback loose, andl he doused It on. It did kill it. The loise found the trees upon which the nppliestion was made was a very unhealthful place to stay. tint the bhark of the trees was hadly injoured. Kerosene should be need in unah cases only in emulsion. It is the kerosene emulsion kerosene with soap and -water-that is meant when the careless editor recommends kerosene
POLICE NOTES. BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. Staaw, (chairman), Fleming, Fraser, George, Harrison, King, Methven and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. NO NAME. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
POLICE NOTES. BR UNY1VJ K Cli.-1VEDNIesDArY. UBefore Mecssr . Staaw, (chairman); Fleming, Fraser, George, tiarrisoun, King, Methrven and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. NO NA3IE. Tlhomnas iBayliss, the drivrcr of a dray nn Sydney-road, was charged with lhaving no name on his dray, and was lined 5s., with 5s. lid. costs. Rlobert Foster, fuor aii sinmiir offnce was mulcted in a like piInay. ly ConstablI Dyson prosecuted. James Blrurmnage was imilarly charged. Mr. Snowbiall defend'cd;, an Constable Dyson deposed thl it at 40j on the afternoon of the Rth itnst. he saw defendant driving a horse auddray ::on Sydney-road, in company with Roberit Foster. For the defence, J. 11. 1uit stated that he kniiew delfendant, lwho had not driven a horse all the previous "vek'. On thle 5th August hle samw thel niart st Colburg about four u'clock, whilst the offence: was, conmmitted at hlalf-pist four.: - -: George Fostcr stated that tlihe defen diit did nout drive for him, whilst his own horse was laid up. Fiuned ...
CR. KELLY AT WYNDHAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
I.CR. KELLY AT WYNDHAM. From the "Geelong Advertiser' of Saturday last we clip the following anent the election of Cr. Kelly (who is Ithe new president of Coburg)`,t= VWyndham: litthe North anrd Est ridings of the Wyndham shirc Crs: Davis and Cherry were rc elected 'vitloit opposition In the South riding, however, Cr.i P. Kelly wio h'asrepresented ithit riding for the past z. yeatrs, was oppised by M.r William, son,- I'Fir'oni thth outset -the cont~st w'ias T5 b rle C( d'regiae conclusion, as Cr. Kelly's popularity ii the shire of VWyndlham is quite sufli cient to win him a seat in allny riding of that mnunicipality, if desired. At \Verribee.Cr. Kelley obtained 56 votes, as against 25 for Mr Ison, and at Little River the veteran councillor polled 45 votes, as against ii for the defeated candidate. The totals are: Kelly to; Ison, 36. Great jubilation was ex pressed at the result, and in returning tlhanks for the honor conferred upon him for the nintlh time, hlie said it was impossibl...
More About Voices. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 August 1890
ilore Aboiut Voices. Being able to* sing sweetly rid with ex pression is secondary only to being able to talk well; and how few persons, Excpt the frudta'emnnpetaideavukaa 2alsddinin faculty. By this I do not mean the ability to talk well on many subjects, or in any grade of society-we all know, without any argument how desirable that is; what I wish now to speak of is the voice itself. One often hears quoted those words of Shakespeare, "A low, sweet voice, an ex cellent thing in woman;" but alas I they are more often quoted than practised. A gentle voice is one of the most striking marks of good breeding. Of course, one person may have the advantage over an other by having a sweeter or clearer voice naturally; but even if you have not a good voice naturally, you can greatly improve it by practice. First of all, as in singing, so in talking, do not talk too loud. II you observe, you will find that people are much more apt to listen to a man who has thorough control over hie voioe th...