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The Petersburg Times, ORROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, MAY 11, 1888 [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
gs Jjctcrslmrjg; Cinws, ORROROD CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDA Y; MA T 11. . 1888 At the meeting of the Centra 1 Board of //ealth on Tuesday last a letter was received from the Secretary to the Local Board,Petersburg, stating that several cases of. suspected typhoid fever had occured in the tovvu, one patient being the son of the public schoolmaster The medical attendant on being applied to declined to give any information as to the nature of the disease unless he were paid a fee of one guinea. The Local Board wished to know whether it would have to bear the entire expense of engaging a medical man. or whether the Central Board would bear such expense To be informed that the Central Board has no authority to incur any expense connected -with the administration of the Health Acts byLocal Boards,and the Local Board to be recommended to appoint a Medical Officer of health in accordance with the 27th section of the #ealth Act of 1873, THE BREAK OF GAUGE.- By per mission of the...
Religious Services. SUNDAY, MAY 13. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
I&cligious Strbias. SUHDAT, MAT 13. . ; 1. EPISCOPAL-Morning atll, Evening,*t7 in the church. Lay Header. CATHOLIC.-Petersburg-Holy Maes at 11 a.m. and usual evening service at 7 o'clock. Holy mass at 8.30. a.m at St. Sebastian's WESLEYAN-Morning, Mr. Pomeiy; Evening, Rev. J. Blackett. BAPTIST,-Morning at 11? Mr A Jainieson Sunday school at 10 a. m
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
The Ele ctions, T° lj,aE OF THE Leglslaiive tbancil. NORTH DISTRICT. HAVING been requested by the Orroroo , branch of tHo Farmer's Association, and by many electors in, various parts of the district, to offer myself as a candidate at tbe coming elections, it id my intention to seek your suffrages. JAMES AlTGIilSOAT,J.P. fiillcrest Farm, ELECTORS Of THB NORTHERN DISTRICT Remember and record One Tote for MR JAMES MALCOLM, THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE, j Who is Well able to advocate yoor interests AND IS A Resident in the District Legislative Council Election. I-. Northern. District, No 4. To the ELECTORS JOHN DUNN, JR. Yoijr OLD MEMBER A Candidate for your suflrages at the forthcoming zsxaXscTzosrs. You are respectfully requested to remember that MR. DUNN Is an Old Colonist, AND Has Served in Both Houses. You are asked for ONE VOTE ONLY Mr. Dunn's Opinions have been favorably received all through the district. Please Remember that Polling Day is Fixed for SATURDAY, MAT 19 RALLY UP, and j GIV...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
ODDS AND ENDS. Tried by a fire-Lard. It requires a clever surgeon to dress wounded vanity. They call the connubial tie a bow-knot it Chicago because it pulls out so easily. A pretty little child smilingly astiecL lis mother why a fish is so full of splinters. The destiny that shapes a mail's end &lt; not make a good shape without some littlei; assistance on the part of the m in. It would seem, to the averase philosoj that the man who wants the earth the is the chap sailing about in a rum balloon. Tdere is a man in JJew York who has i angry for thirty years on a stretch. IE is tbe wor.it case of standing choler that we ever knew. " It is easy enough to pay fifteen cents a drink for whisky: but when ic cornea %o buying shoes for the baby, and that sorfc of thing, it beats all how the money slips away. 'The Family Buttonhole Attachment* is being extensively advertised, and it comes across the sedge-grii?. - f 'he average mmfl that something new has been invented for baby's mont...
A Queer Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
A Queer Watcli. A man at Matteawan, X. Y., has a curious watch that was purchased some years egin a pawnshop in Germany. It has never fceea wound for the eight or nine years since he has had it, for two reasons : First, it doe9 not wind with a key, nor i? it a s torn winder, nor is there any other mechanical means to wind it. It winds itself simply by the motion of the body while walking, or the natural motion of the body during the day. It has an hour and minute hand, also a second hand, is solid silver and has an inde pendent second hand that registers the num ber of hours it is wound. It also has a pe culiar centrepiece that, when touched, places the hands backward or forwaid at svill. No manufacturer's name can be found on the works or in the case. The only letters are on the works, "Perpetual Manometer." BAKED APPLES A LA BOUEDALOUI;.-Pare, remove the cores, and cut in halves fix large cooking apples, range in a buttered sautoir, add the juice of one lemon, some powdered sugar,...
THE VIGIL OF ADAM. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
THE VIGIL OE ADAM. 3?ar in Asia, eaitli tie legend, On a peak wlio-^nanicless "to wers Use the plains a hundred miles off For their dial of the hours; where the tallest Himalaya Rises sad because so lonely, Whence,the eag-Te swoops in terror, And the stars of God are only Sittethoae of ancient visage, One more strange than aught below Mm, One who lived so near to-God once, That for man we scarce should know him. Far above the busy world-tribes, Miles above the pine tree bending1, Lonely as when God first made him, There he keepeth watch unbending. -Dr. S. Weir Mitchell.
Electrical Power. COST OF PLANTS SUITABLE FOR SMALL TOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
Electrical Power. COST OF PLANTS SUITABLE FOE SMAXL TOWN'S. The conditions of electrical power trans mission have been thoroughly studied by competent engineers, and are now so well understood that those conversant with the practical aspects of the subject are well assured that within a few years even the smallest towns and villages will supply them selves with, electric and power plants. In such places a plant of fifty horse-power, or even less, will be quite sufficient to famish a g.iod profit on the moderate investment of capital required. The establishment of a .power center even in a rural village cannot fail to attract a greater or less number of email, though by no means unprofitable indus trial enterprises, and the mere fact that sucii power can be had will in itself tend to rapidly increase the demand. The management of an electric power plant requ'res no unusual scientific knowledge. Once the station has been established it can be carried on by the ordinary class of mechan...
BYGONES. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
BYGONES. Ye doubts and feats that ouee wo knew, Yc bitter words, of anger born; Ye thoughts unkind and deeds untrue, Ye feelings of mistrust and scorn; Against your memory -we rebel. We have outlived your foolish day Kb longer in our hearts you dwell. Bygones i Bygones J Passavrayl But oh, ye Joyous smiles and tears, Endearments fond and pleasures past: Ye hopes of life's first budding- years, Ye loves that seemed too bright to last! Ye charities and words of psace Affection's sunshine after rain Oh, never let your blessing's cease 3 Bygones! Bjg-ones! Come again! -Charles 3IacJMy, in Tiniplc JSar.
POPULAR SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
POPULAR SCIENCE. Ilnssian observations * Lave shown that teeth decay in a quite regular Order, the lower third molar being the first attacked, then the upper, then the lower fourth molar, and goon, the lower incisors and canine teefcb, as a rule, are moire durable than lower, right than left, those of dark persons rather than those of blonde', those of short persons than those of tall. f, Coriiparatively few inventions are now worked secretly, as the patent laws provide all the necessary protection. Probably the only secret process which has been kept in violate, and for ages openly defiei the world of science, is the iron trade of Hussia. The secret of making Russian sheet-iron is owned by the government, and is such an immense monopoly that it is currently supposed to de fray the entire expenses of the government. The works cmsiif;, e an entire city, isolated and fortifiad agiin^t the rest of the world. When a wor;onn eaters the. service, he bids a last farewell to his family and ...
TALE. A Dream Fantasy. I—THE THEORY. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
TALE. o> A Dream Fantasy, I-THE THEOET. There is bo doubt that John Gorham often felt bored when I tried to draw him into discussions that he was pleased to term "purely speculative" ; in fact, he often gave very blunt and plain expression to his annoyance. He was a physician and prided himself on being " practical." This quality, no doubt, has its use3, but it need not neces sarily include an utter lack of sympathy with everything that cannot be absolutely demonstrated. However, X have no intention of railing at John's peculiarities, for he was an. excellent fellow. We occupied a suite of zooms together in a desirable part of the city, and to the post of the outer door was a sign xeading * John Gorham, Physician and Sur geon.' Neither of as was married. One evening I pinned him down to a dis cussion on the subj ect of dreams. I had lately been reading some interesting articles on those mysterious activities of Hie mind which oome into play only when the other faculties seem to b...
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
HUMOUR. A newly rich woman, being asked how she liked her new house, replied, with an air of supreme delight: ' I like it very much ; it is so contagious and highly adjacent.' Tardy Ablutions-1Countryman (to waiter) -What's that thing-, mister ? Waiter Finger-bowl, sir, tor washing the fingers, Countryman-Too late, my friend, I'm all through. The different kinds of laughs they have Dudes: Ha! Ha! Farmers: Ho ! Ho ! Teamsters : Haw! Haw! Balloonists: Hi ! Hi! Feed-dealers : Hay ! Hay ! Women: He ! He ! Unfortunate Results-She-1 hear that you have lost your valuable little dog, Mr. Sissy. He-Ya'as, in a railroad accident, i was saved, but the dawg was killed. She (shocked) ] What a pity. THE PREVAILING POKl'BY. There was a young man in a corps Whose feelings were often made sorps, By his comrades so gay, Who of him would say, 1 Oh, Lord ? he's a terrible borps.' . A certain Georgia preacher says that the lowest cannibal will not eat the flesh of a man who chews tobacco. This being the...
II—THE PLOT. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
-THE PLOT. All at once a plan for convincing" John flashed upon me. Xt vas this : Wait unti John was asleep; wake him up; get him out of bed; take him into the street; conduct him on. some pretext to a distant part of the city; bring him back; give him an opiate in a glass of wins; put Liin to bed ; in the morning deny that either he or I had etiired from our apartments; and, finally, makehim believe that the whole thing was nothing1 but a dream. The plan struck me as being well conceived and feasible, and X resolved to put it into im mediate execution. Affecting to be sound asleep, X looked cautiously out of the comer of one eye, to make sore of observing John when he should retire. His chair was empty! I looked around, listened and heard snoring. Could it be possible that John had gone to bel without My knowing it r X arose and found this to be a fact. My reverie had been to profound that his movements had not disturbed me. So much the better. I observed him carefully a-nfl saw th...
Making Cheese at Home. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
- Making Cheese at Home. Every farmer's wife knows hows to make batter-though it must he confessed there is batter and batter. Bui beyond that the average, woman's . experience does not go. They would often like to try their hand at cheese-making, but they have an idea that there is some great 4 art and mystery' about the process, and so are loth to attempt it. But the fact is, that it is no more difficult to make good cheese than it is to produce good butter. All that is needed is a few ? simple appliances - and common sense . enough to follow directions; all the machinery that is needed is a bailer for heating milk, a tub for setting the curd, a thermometer and a press, which 'can be made at small expense. Ordinarily five quarts of milk will make one pound oi cheese. If the milk is to be made, iato cheese as soon as drawn from the cow, it will need ro artificial heating, but will be found to. possess just about the requisite temperature. If not, then it must be put in a boiler and...
III—THE SEVENTH DAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
in-THE SEVENTH DiUGHTEK. The place had been profoundly quiet up to -bis point. I was indignant at John's heart ies remark. It was not at all like him. I .Jao was somewhat disturbed in mind, for cfcere was something so decidedly real about our night adventure that I began to fear it would be impossible to pass it off as a dream. ' Oh, my daughter 3' The words broke on the silence with start ling distinctness. John advanced to the corner from which they proceeded, and I followed him. * Bring the light,' he said. The tallow candle was set in an old bottle, and this I seized and carried with me. The iight disclosed an aged woman on whose face were unmistakable lines of struggle and hardship. She was miserably clad. She sat in a rocking-chair by the side of a. cot. On the cot, covered with an old shawl, lay a girl ivhose age might have been ten years. Her face was in startling contrast to its surround ings, for it was fair and excessively white. Her eyes were large, dark and brilliant an...
FARM AND GARDEN. Dehorning Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
FARM AND GARDEN. Dehorning Cattle. When the subject of dehorning cattle was first brought in'o public promirence by the arrest of its originator at the instance of the Humane Society oi Illinois upon the. charge of cruelty to animals, hundreds of stockmen who had never before dreamed of such a method of preventing injuries among their herds, became ea^f rto";l&arn the process by ?which their unruly horned animals could be controlled, and it is a safe assertion that the prosecution of Mr. Haaff was a better means than he himself could have thought^f to brine: forward the advantages to the firmer resulting from the dehorning of their herds. In September, 1885, the Live Stork Indicator editorially indorsed the dehorning idea, and a little later raised its voice emphatically in favor of the removal of tbe horns, the first journal having the courage to do so, and to-day, less than three years since Sir. Haaff's prosecution, which resulted, as is well-known, in a complete vindicat...
RAINFALL FOR 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
BAINFALL FOB 1887. Th'J following was the rainfall registered at the Petersburg Post Office for the months of the past year: - January. - 0 075 ' July -? - 1-020 February - 0-360 - August - 1770 March r 0-270 i September - 1-075 April r 1*460 J October - 1-415 May - 1380 ] November - 1*145 June - 2*445 j December - 1*580 Totals 1885 ... 10-275 1886 ... 10 915 1887 ... 13-875
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
A. D BRUCE, GENERAL ^ STOREKEEPER, YONGALA, Has a complete Stock of - Drapery, Grocery, Ironmongery Fancy Goods, Crocket y, Tinware, Boots and Shoes, AKJ> Wines and Spirits iT DQ16ETS ! SSnofe, * Statrcnery. fancy ' Goods,: Jfewsi . And Fine Art' Depot, vi OPPOSITE Hettheiisays Brat- assorted .and ' lttge«t«toe^aboj)c cordeons. Cksicertinas, ~ - ViolinsJIuBic. Homec Medieines &lt; pcmestic ; .and'Veterina-rjr)- v > GnSiea. etcT Cards for i every season-- Love, Marriage. Birth, Con dolence.-rXmae. Netfr-^ . Year, Easter. Cricket, , Crnjaet, and TamlB-*"' ! Balls, BateRackiette, ' M 1 ComsMcrei.il Directory. EO W E BROS., Machinists* and General Smiths, Opposite. Bailway Station, Petersourg. Professional. DB ALF1!EU W. M"' (BI.D-,M.K.cls., LE.C.P., ETC-,) PETERSBURG aud TEROW1E. (Residence-Tbrowie) May be consulted at his Rooms, PETERSBURG, every TJESM, WISH iffl MWE, Fiidar 3 TO 9 P.m. Dr Dill can be* in attendance at all hours in about anh.wF and a hilf aflei- receipt ...
POETRY. THE TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
POETRY. THE TRAGEDY Oil, the fret of the brain, And the wounds and the irony, Oh, tiie thought of lore and the thought of death-. And the soul in its silent hurry. But the stars break above, And the fields flower under; .Amd~the tragical life of man goes on, Surrounded l>y beauty and wonder. -Charles Elwui IfarUiam, in the Century.
French, German, and English. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 11 May 1888
French, German, and English. As to French, it may be acquired for com mercial and even literary purposes with very little labour indeed. But a slight touch cf Latiii will enable any lad who chooses to read a French novel or a French newspaper without even, many applications to the dic tionary. Let a young fellow get heartily interested in a French book, say Jules Verne's 'Tales of Aeventure,' and he will soon acquire a sufficient vocabulary. To some the grammar will come by the gift of fortune, as it were; others will find it necessary to grind at their verb3. Nothing, of course, but living much among French men will irr part the accent, more or less, for our British tongues are very slow at acquir ing the proper tone. Still, in conversation a Frenchman is always most lenient and courteous to his interpretations of the strange sounds we produce. The stubborn German tongue will not be taken as a coup de main. You cannot flounder into a valuable working acquaintance with the German. Y...