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BEEF OMELETTE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
Poe'r half a pint of rich beef et:~-k or ha!f a teaspoonfrl of beef extmert mited wit.h a cup of boilina water ever a cupnf bread rz'h_ bd t semail crumbs. Season highly and lef "t ntand in a warm oven for fifteen e inute Make an ,,nelerte of six well-beaten eggt; wid the noaked crumbe, and fry ann serve a? ..,eeer4 yon. Wife : "Wh'ny, husband, I thcought yo had more sense than to buy a cornet. You know the fellow neit dcoo- worries as nearly to death with his.Y Husband "' Ca':u you-se.!f my dear. That's the l l'? hurht-"
REMARK PROPHECIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
"REMAR ~HECIES. A Transatlantic ar' . ( an stated some years ago that the worlt"t oId come to an end in 1880, thoug", Moth lhipton fixed the date a year er two later. T~is estimable lady's prophecy is stod to has been written in 1485, and anticipates many of the wonders which have come to pas /since 'hat remote period. She begins thus: " Carriages without horses shall go, And accident~ill the world with wee; Around thcl'orld thought shall fly In the twjen ling of an eye; Water sihall yet more wonders do, Now strange, yet -hail be true," And though it may be said that accidents have be#n common to hmnanity from the very earliest records, and that Mcther Ship ton's rederence to hydraulic science is very vague, discoveries as to the application of ateam and electricity seem to be foreshadowed in her rhymes. " The world upside down shall be, Anid gold be found at the root of the tree," are lines which have scarcely been found true, for the solar system has continued on its way without i...
HOW TO PRESERVE MILK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
lI1 TO PRESERlVE EEE Per the into a bottle, and nlace th e-t up to pta neck in a saonepan-nl of .tser whicl- il then to be put on the fire and -,wd to boil for a quarterof an hour. The r b- tjowi be removed feom the water ,.fui;y elpsed with agood and tightly , ,-,,rk. -a? ato render it 5. air-tight as idte. mit which has been preserved by is process has been kept for more than 12 oontbs without turnh~g sour. "tilk may lsor pe preserved by puttin 0 tebleupoonful of sorseradish, scraped in shreds, into a panfil of milk. When milk thos-,ented is kept la _ coal plce, it will be fomihad to keep per fretly good for several d(ye; \even in lio weather.
CORPORATION POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
CORPORATION POETRY Provost Anderson, of ~undee, when he de parted this life, left _shind him a sum of money to be expended in a poetical epitaph. The executors, cok'cagues of the deceased, instead of employing the "local c'oe'" eco nomically resolved to make the epitaph them selves, and divide the money. They were-not remarkable for genius in this line. but, setting a " stout heart to -a stan brae,'" . they ascended the Parnassian mount. Executc?" number one contributed the first line: " Here iies Anderson, Provost of Dundee.' Number two added: " Herrefies him, here lies he." And number three, who iras so delighted with the success of the good work, that -he ex claimed : " Hailelu.jah, hallelu-jee 1" Farmer (to tvamp up a treecin his orchard) -" What are doing up there ?" . " Oh, I'm onoyhanging up some pears that had fallen
NOT WORTH THE MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
NOT WORTIR TRE MTONET. Minister-" Uncle Peter~ you nver paid me those two dols. for marrying yo a year ago." ~ThelsPeter-'Gkn~owo I hast, l.ah. I imows I hasn't. But I was gwine to ast you, Mister Goodman, if you cuddc t nego tiate fer er reduction." "What for, Uncle ?' / . " You see de lady 'tamned e " divorce las' week, an' it 'pears to me, sah, ?at payin' out two dollars fer er weddin' cererony dat only lasted one year, am mo'n it's ? -? nindeed it am I"/ I
LADY'S BLOUSE, WITH ADJUSTABLE SAILOR COLLAR. (See Illustration.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
ADJUSTABLE SAILOR COELLXR. (See Illustration.) The blouse is in shirt form, but is made with a tight fitting lining on which is des cribed all the customary seams and it is hooked in the middle-front. The material is conformed by the underarm and shoulder seams, and has a pleat down the centre front, stitched at the edge, and down the centre of which the fa-tening shovs. .kt the waist the blouse is coniined in a belt, and it extends a few inhe. depth, below this. A close collr fitsihe neck, and the full shirt sleeves are fibuhed with wide, open cuffs. To make the blouse of material 27 inches wide 'or a lady of medium size it wisl requ re 45. yards. The pattern isNo. 1666, and is cut in five sizes, 3-, 34, 36, 33 and 40 inches, bust measure. Price (any size) 13.
LADIES' SUN BONNET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
LADIES' SUN BONd"ET. The bonnet is made with large, med-um and small sized tucks, through which cordings are inserted for drawing it in to the size of the head, the material of the upper part dese'nding into the curtain where the fullness of the tucks escape freely. A plain crown piece is fitted to the back of the bonnet, that may be left open if preferred. The deep tuck at the back is folded into a pleat jLst above the curtain, and arounu the latter aud'the front of the bonnet ii a double edging ,crordion pleated material, lace or emwioidery. A plain foundation is supplie"' with the bonnet, which: can be added or left off at will. To make the bonnet of material thirty inches wide for medium size it will require one and a quarter yards, with five yards of embroidery or lace three anl a half inches wide for fr/ing, or one yarn of the bonnet materiyj extra for accordion pleated frilling. /
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, DECEMBER 10. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
,orth Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, DECESIBER 10. Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), Messrs. Barwise, Bindon, Fogarty, Fuller, McBride, and Wylie, J's.P. ASSAULT. Edward and Amy Jones and Matthew Conway were presented on the charge of assaulting Constable Hedger, during the performance of his duty. From the constable's evidence, he visited the defendant's house in Cross street, at 5.30 on Saturday morning owing to the complaints of other resi dents. He had a dispute with Jones, who threatened him with forcible ejection from the premises. Conway also threatened him and went into a back room to get a weapon to assault him with, but could not find one. Hedger then tried to arrest Jones, and while the two were in the middle of the road, the prisoner, Amy Jones, came out with a heavy china cup and -2 threw it at the constable, smashing his nose. and covering his face with, blood, He .then tried to arrest her, and on Jones coming to her assistance, he handcuffed him and brought him to the wat...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
ews and Notes. CROss STREET has a bad reputation, no less than three cases in the court last Monday originated from this undesirable reighbourhooa. It was whilst engaged in his duty that Constable Hedger gained that highly-decorated facial appearance with which he appeared in court last Monda:y morning. A woman with un womanly aim had thrown a cup at him, striking him across his nasal protuber ance, laving it and other portions of his face -considerably scar-ed. U.A.O.D.-The half-yearly eneetifig of the Mona Lodge was held on Monday, 3rd inst. Bro. Berry presided and there ivas a good attendance of brethren. The aeuditors, Bros" F. Sharp and H. Smith gave their report which showed that the lodge was in a prosperous condition, and that the secretary's and treasurer's hooks were kept ma proper manner. The trustees, Messrs. O'Connor and Stott, handed in the securities, which were also well-kept. The report was then adopted without any discussion. The election of officers then took plac...
The Marquis's Revenge. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
The Marquis's Revenge~. It was a stormy October evening in the year 1780. All the day long the wind had been moaning and rushing through the ..reat woods that surrounded the Cgteau de-Valdonnire, and now, as the uaurky: twilight clouded in, the sturm grew wilder, and gusty showers of rain began to falL How the wind shrieked and wailed as it Lore through the forest, shaking and scatteriug the yellow leaves that had decked the boughs so gallantly in the green beauty of summer ! How the great branches rocked and groaned in the struggle with the mighty De-troyer ! The sir was fuol of noist and tumult, andwhen the storm lulled for a moment, as if to gather strength for greater efiorts a deep, tremulous sound-more felt than heard fihiedap the waiting silence with a dull heavy roar. It was the voice and cry of the great Atlantic, as it broke far offupon the lonely coast "It is a devil of a night I" said Mon sleur le Marquis. He might be qualified o judge, certainly; both he and his horse h...
Social. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
Social. A most enjoyable flcral party was tendered to Miss Ower: on Tuesday evening last, in Williams Hall,Victorin Street. by her friends, the Misses 3!. A. Clarke, Stephens, and McoCal man. Some very pretty zostumes were worn, of which the following are some: Miss Owen, cream liberty silk dress, with popsles and cornfloers. MAi-s Steph ns, amber silk and earnations. Miss S. Stepsend, blank and pink velvet. Miss Blundell. white satin with margoer ites Miss A. Osen. white 5pttsl muslin, trim iued wit , r-d roses. . . :Mis. Carter, pale blue nun's-velling and forget-me-nots. Miss Millard. spotted musjn and msroorn Satin. with e,?rn ?tions. Miss MeCalman, pink crep sa. Mtis. Pat:in, pink e-*pon. _ '..1 Bell. cream sati,, reieced with fine old lace. Mi-s E. Bell, white mu liv, trimmed with buttercp silk and bett-rcups. -i,- Spencer, cream and p de green silk. Miss It Spencer, black satic and buttercups M,.ss Nag"-l black velvet ant auburn silk. Miss M1. Nagel, blue frock, trimmed with ...
THE STARS AND STRIPES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
IBE STARS AID STRIPES. As brothers take to Sslieufs, and then shake hanos end rue; ; eor oib"i's dry sharpness will put John Bo. ..?ll about, Or the mother vex her giant ntuld by island wa-s, no doubt; But tor all .e growl aLt 'em a bit, when yarn - og o'er our pipes, ? I ats doffs my e n, I know, when I sees the why ? Well, rn tell thee. Stir the logs; it's freezing hardi I lay coaer tdelve goo s year a-tha-t noon "When the Hldh drove, dose haul-d and sered-ahe we., built of satet oak irood, And held her own against the gale-I reckon all she eoil? - And 'mia the smother of the foam, thatd cot ou- m e lawhip, - Wesigtderthe raging waves, a fulng The lshros to every ave as i came thon dEdng On, Thangb abs took suth seas, thatmuany a time -we gasped, asud tboughtber gone; ,nt ber -e-saw, wee' labouring with her top .mas bo!awnto wreck, And a tangle of her ropes and osrts wee' iossang onker deck, Ber maibs'l Sunning in the storm, torn to a useless rag, And, siginel of her sora distress...
Kings, Lords, and Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUSTRALIAN LEARNERS. (Continued.) THE HOUSE OF PLANTAGENET [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
Kings, Lords, and Commons. - -ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUS TRALIAN LEARNERS. [BY " Hssroaacus.'] (Continued.) H-t IIOUSE OF PLATAGENET As yet, no voice was lifted for the -common people, whose rights had been acknowledged even by -:wttd the Con -lesSrr; ~Tand flo pt~paratioifl were being made for a final trial of strength. The king'e commissioners, who were slent to plead the king's cause at the "county courts," brought back wrd that no man would help the king against the Charter, i.e., the Charter grantei by Henry I., wherein he promised to restore the law-s of the Confessor. Henry II. had re newed the Charter granted by his grand father, and in 1164 he assembled with his nobles in council, at Clarendon, and passed sLxteen enaetments, which are known as the constitutions of Clarendon. These recognise the principle of trial by jury, and contain the first notice of assizes. This was the Charter it was desired should be obeyed by th" king., At length, on June 15th, 1215, th barons met John...
NO MISTAKE POSSIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
NO MISTAKE POSSIBLE. It is hard to prove a negative, but it seems to be not absolutely impossible. " My boy," said a father, " I shall have to punish you for break:ng this vase." "Oh, but he didn't break it !" spoke up the boy's sister. " How do you know that?" said the father. " I saw him didn't !" answered the little girl, triumphantly.
MISTAKEN IDENTITY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
MISTAKEN IDENTITY. The proprietor of the National Hotel in Washington (Mar. Guy) used to bear a strik ing resemblance to General Cass. During the sittings of Congress, when Cass seas there, a gentleman from Baltimore, who had been out into an inferior room in the hotel, met the general on the stairs, 0ook him for Mr. Gay, whom he knew very well, and broke out upon him about. the room. "And I'll be hanged," he said, "if I stand this any longer. You must give me a room lowedown." " ," said the general, "ternly, "you are mistaken in the person whom you are ad dressibg." "As I, indeed 1" , Yo, are !" "Oh, ( thought you were the landlord of the house:' "I am Genersl Cast." "Genenl Coass, of Michigan !" "Yes." " " I beg your "pardon, General, I took you for my old friend, 'Guy. I assure you it was an unintentional misako." The General passed sout of the building, out had occesion to return a tew minutes later, when the strangerks s fate would havt it, came upon him agai? The gentieman fro...
HIS PA GOES HUNTING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
HIS PA GOES HUNTING. " What has your pa got his jaw tied up for, and what makes his right eye so black and blue ?" asked the grocery man of the bad boy, as the bad boy came to bring some butter back that was strong enough to work on the street. "You haven't hurt your poor old pa, have your "O, his jaw is all right row. You ought to have seen him when the gun was engaged in kicking him," says the boy, as he set the bu:ter-plate on the cheese-bod "VWell, t'll us about itV What had thd gun against your pa ? I guess it was the son-of-a-gun that kicked h.m," said the grocery man, as he winked at a servant girl who came in with her apron over her head after two cents worth of yeast. "I'll tell you if you will keep watch down street for pa. -i-e says he will be hangedifhe will stand this foolishness any longer." "What l does you fdther say that while he is on probation I' " Well, I should cackle. You ought to have heard him when he come to, and spit out the loose teeth. You see, since pa q...
A LOVE-LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 December 1894
A LOVE-LETTEB. Some of the prettiest !ove-letters kno-xn are those addressed by Steele, the essayist, to his wile. Rere is one of them: " tadam,--IL is the hardest thing in the world to be in lose and yet attend to busi ness. As for me, all whd speak to me find me out, and I must ]ock ,mysel[ up, or other people will do it for me. Agentleman asked me this morning, 'What news from Lis bon ?' Atd I answered, ' She is erquisitely handsome.' Another desired to know when I had been last to Hampton Court. I re plied, 'It will be on TuesdaT, come se'night.' Prpthee allow ue at leat to kiss ysour hand before that day, thlat my mind ma' be in some eomtposture. O loae! A thosjand torments dwell about me ! SYet wlhto would live to live witl--'ut thee? M1ethinks I could write a volume to you; but all the lanig-age on earlth would fail in raying how much and wiit what disinter asted passion I am ever yours---9Bcrsa ',TEOO'5. SParent: "Ditdntt I lhrr Iou call a boy a hard name to-day ?" Iobby: " ...