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HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
HUMOUR. Miss Bjones-' What a, lovely cemetery this is!' Cholly-' Ta-as. Wonder't isn't patronised more.' It seems absurd to sp"1 ? - cf a blind man's favourite colour, and yet *,^&lt;jrybody lias heard of blind man's buff. Somebody asks, 'Does it pay to be good?' It does "when the business becomes; fully es tablished ; but you've got to sink money in the start. Don't laugh when you see a woman trying to drive & horse. It may seem funny, but think how the poor horse must suffer. Somcrville Journal. Warden (showing^ladies thronghrprison) ' Will you visit Murderer's Row first P Ladies (in chorus)-'Oh, no; we want to save that for the last.' He had been cremated: Fair feminine friend -'What have you got in that urn on the mantle-piece, Jane-ashes of roses ? Widow -' No, ashes of John.* A New York physician says that the guillo tine is the most comfortable death.. Every doctor should have one in his office, and thereby save his patients much suffering. Minneapolis Tribune...
All About Ovens. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
All About Ovens. ' I want you to build a brick oven over in my house.' ' A what, sir ?' asked an oven builder of a wealthy gentleman who had just furnighed a country house. ' A brick oven,' replied the banker. ' Why, bless your soul, sir, I guess your grandmother used the last one that was ever built, and you used to watch her cook ban nock* for you wheu you wore frocks.' 1 Well, my wife wants an oveu and I want her to hare one. Just let me look at some.' ' Here is one that 'will do you if you are only renting your house. It is a portable oven, and can be taken apart and packed into a small space -when moving' day comes along. It is made of sheet iron nearly half an inch thick. The oven stands about a foot from the ground, and is supported by small iron posts. It is quickly heated, and is made in sizes small enough to cook a dinner for two persons or large enough to cook for a party of thirty.' ' Yes, but my house is my own.' ' Well, here is the oven you want. We build it in your ho...
To Business Men. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
To Business Men, You might as well attempt to shampoo wi elephant with a. thimbleful oi soapsuds as attempt to do business and ignore advertising A constant dropping -mil -wear a rock. Keep dropping your advertisements on the public and they will soon melt under it like rock salt. THE EFFECTS OF ADVERTISING A GOOD ARTICLE.;-It makes no dffference how well established apatent medicine is, if the peo prietor cease advertising its sales diminish. Advertising is to a great extent the source©! its existence. If it has merit it may live even after advertising ceases, bnt that life will be obscure, and some other medicine of the same nature will be advertised and take its place. Nothing shows the benefits en. advertising so much as patent medicines. An article will come on the market; 40 OOOdoL. or 50,000dols. will be spent on advertisings and every wholesale drag house will handle Hu Aslong as the advertising continues there Trill bea ran on it, but if the proprietor? have no more adverti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
A. D. BRUCE, GlSNEBAl. STOREKEEPER, YONGALA, Has a complete Stock of Drapery, Grocery, Ironmongery Fancy Goods, Crockery, Tinware, Boots and Shoes, AND Wines and Spirits Professional. DR. PALMER, (ii.K.Q C.P.,1. & L.M. & t.B.C.S.,1.) HAS COMMENCED PRACTICE IN PETERSBURG Where he has taken up his residence, and may be Consulted at his Rooms daily. Messages may be left at Sheridan's Junction Hotel at any hour and will be promptly attended to. Terowie Private Hospital fTIHIS Hospital will be ready for the reception of Patients early in the month of July. For further particulars apply to ALFRED W. BULL, M.D., Main street, Terowie. MONEY TO LEND. J^LEMING, BOUCAUT AND ASHTON gOLICITORS, ^ DEL AIDE AND JAMESTOWN. ynt BOUCAUT attends Petersburg every FRIDAY, from I to 3. Apply to MR. S. KEALLEY. QOPINGER & J^IMBERT, Srrliaftfrs, PETERSBURG. Commissioners for talcing Affidavits in the Supreme Court. Insolvency and Local Courts attended. J^R. G. DEGEKHARDT, gOLICITOR,...
POETRY. AT MOON-RISE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
POETRY, AT MOO&-RISE. Haw hushed and quiet the gaunt poplars spring Beside the lake, "Where the sqng-weaiy thrash, head under "wing, Is nestling hat! awake. The warm, gray light® Of evening linger there Of gently pass Along the dappled water, and the air Uo voice normusic has. Low on the night's marge, yonder, a lbig moon, Cleaving the blue, Comes up and silvers the broad shades which soon The bats flit darkly through. And visions., bom cf fancy and the night, Glide to and fro 3£ove with dream feet amid the solemn light, And softly come and go. Across the moon-else silent over earth And sky's wide range Steals the low laughter of two lovers' mirth; How sweet it sounds, vet strange J -Star&? A% Alexander, in English Illustrated Maqa siir*.
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
Petersburg Post aad Telegraph Office. The Post and Telegraph Offices and Savings ,, Bank are open on week days from 9 am. to 8 p.m., except on Saturdays when they are closed at 6 p.m. Money orders 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registered letters one hour before closing of mail for which they are intended. The delivery window is closed daily upon arrival of and before despatch of mails, for sorting same. MALLS CLOSE as under. (Dispatched) Adelaide and Terowie only 6.9 a.m., Mon days excepted. Adelaide and South, 12.28 .m. and 8 38 p.m. Pt. Pirie 6.15a.m. and 2.23 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 2.23 p m. daily. Ocdlawirra, Monday, Wednesday, and Fri day, 2 23, p m. Nackara ) Paratoo > 2 23 p m, daily. O'Leary J Yunta "J Manoahill j Cockburn J-223 and 8 50 p m, daily SUverton J Broken Hill J Teetulpa, 6.5 a.m. daily, Cavenagh and Dawson 2.45 p.m. Tuesday and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 2.23 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. MAILS RECEIVED. Adelaide and South, 6.26 a.m., 2.43 p.m. daily 9.7 p.m., Saturda...
HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. Don't allow matches to be kept loose or in paper boxes, bat only in metal or eathera safes. Those lighting only on the box are safest. Don't alloiv any loose-jointed gas brackets on your premises, which could be swung against woodwork, or any gas brackets with out wire screens, or globes, if light materials or window curtains are near them. It takes more than twice as much sugar bo sweeten preserves, sauce, etc., if put in when they begin to cook than it does after the iruit is cooked. This is beeause cane sugar turns to grape sugar by cooking and thus loses its sweetening power. USE OF SAIT.-Salt is preservative in its nature. If too much of it is used in cooking food, it wara against the stomach, and thus retards digestion, and it will, in time, derange the digestive organs. It is best to use it in small quantities. SWEET TENDEB ONIONS.-During unhealthy seasons, when diphtheria and like contagious diseases prevail, onions ought to be eaten in the spring of...
SKETCHES. Tennessee Mountaineers. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
SKETCHES. Tennessee Mountaineers. " X always had an idea that the stories we read about the ignorance of the people living in the mountain regions of Tennessee were exaggerations," said a Chicago man who lately made a visit to the southeastern part of that State, " but now I know better. These reports are not only true, but the facts have not been half told. I am not easily astonished but I confess I was astonished by what I saw in Tennessee. "Why, there are lots of men down there who have grown old and have raised families who can neither read nor write, and have never in their lives been far enough awav from their homes to lose sight of the smoke that curled out of their chimneys. I knew there was a time when people lived in houses that had no windows in them, but I never dreamed that such a state of affairs existed in this enlightened age. Yet there are plenty of such habitations in Tennessee. And the people who live in them are quite as much representatives of civilization as th...
A Title-Marrying Family. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
A Title-Marrying Family. Another Miss Singer, of sewing-machine fame, is about to become the bride of a French noble. The Singer stock is booming. The family have a decided penchant for foreign titles. They have all married titled men, and those who could not manage to secure a gentleman with whom the title went, chromo fashion, have married the men of their choice, and then bought any chance title which hap pened to be on hand at the time. This is what Mrs. Singer, the mother of Miss "Winneretta and Miss Isabelle, did. It was as romantic as possible, with a sewing-machine rampant in the back ground. Mrs. Singer, a widow, loved well an Italian tenor in the opera; the Italian tenor lov^d wisely and well Mrs. Singer. So they were married, and their bliss was without a cloud, aD the fairy tales say, with one exception. This was not the -usual fiuiy tale exception, to which we are all too well used, it was quite an original form of conception-no title went with the Italian tenor. He was...
The Oldest Monarch in History. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
The Oldest Monarch in History. Among the remarkable long1 reigns in history are those of Uzziah of Judah (52 years), Mithridates of Pontrs (37 years), Sapor II of Persia (71 years), Alfonso I of Portugal (73 years), Frederick III of Germany (53 years'*, Christian IV of Denmark (60 years), Lotus XIV of France (72 years), George III of England (59 years), Ferdinand IV of Naples (65 years), Victoria of Eng land (50 years), and Pedro H of Brazil (57 years). Bat TTzziah was a youth "when he was placed on the throne, Mithridates a boy, Saper a new-born babe, Alfonzo an. infant, Christian eleven years old, Iiouis four, Fer dinand nine, and Pedro five; and of all the monarchs mentioned only George IU reached the age of fourscore. Poland had one King who lived to the age of eighty-eight, Stanislas Iieszczynski, but he reigned only five years, and survived his throne fifty-six years, living in quiet retirement. We must go back to the days of antiquity to find William I's royal peers in age, a...
ART & LITERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
ART & LITERATURE, The nezfc number of ' Art and Letters' will present the text of the new play written by Sarah Bernhardt. Max O'Rell's 4 John Bull, Jr.,' has been on the market but a few days, yet every copy of the large first edition has been sold, and a still larger one is now in the press. Pawlowski's ' Reminisenees of Turgenief' contain a very characteristic picture of Victor Hugo. The great French romance writer and the great Russian romance writer often met and were apparently good friends. But the latter, in his private intercourse with his other friends did not conceal hi" dislike for the extraordinary assumptions of Victor Hugo and satirised the egotism of the French poet. He said one day to Pawlowski, when they .were talking about Victor Hugo : 'It would be difficult to find a man of equal gifts whose mind is so limited and whose ignorance is so astounding. He understands no foreign language, and consequently has never read any foreign poet in the original. I was ...
POPULAR SCSENC&. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
POPULAR SCSENC&. A Philadelphia oculist declares that the use of opera glasses strains the optic nerves and inj ores the eyesight. Dr. Charles Tuckett, of St. Louis, believes that the theory that human beings should sleep with, their bodies lying north and s»uth. has its foundation in true, scientific facts. A Brazilian physician has discovered that a hypodermic injection of two grains of permanganate of potash to a dram of water is an antidote for the bite of a rattle snake. A French scientist advances the theory that obesity is a nervous disorder, and should be treated by avoidance of mental and physical fatigue, and a diet of eggs, soup, milk, rice, and potatoes. An eminent physician recommends that all the wood used in the interiors of houses and all the plain surfaces of plaster be thoroughly oiled and varnished, so that the ower of absorption of foul air and gases be estroyed. The microphone, an instrument constructed to magnify slight sounds, can be made so delicate t...
On the Subject of Veils, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
On tlie Subject of Veils, In an article on" What is Worn in Lcndon, 1 whichlately appeared in this paper no mention j was made of the veil, without which no j costume nowadays is considered perfect. One need not look back more than thirty years to remark in how many different styles the veil has been worn. At that distance of time large bonnets were the fashion, and veils were large to match; and the fulness and the broad border did their best to hide all the pretty faces. A few years later chignons "wero the rage, and the bonnet became an airy nothing; the veil usually came just below the eyes like a mask, and long gauze veils were fastened to the tiny hats and twisted round the neck of the wearer, with no apparent reason. Middle aged women with aquiline noses frequently use the veil as a bandage. They tie it on tightly and then push it up, in a"ruck, " across the bridge of the nose. Their poorer listers go a step farther, and push theirs up across their fore heads. One wonders why...
LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
LADIES' COLU1V .. ? -; . ] Fresh, beautiful tints of crashed straw- ; berry oca reappearing, and the picker shades i of terra-cotta will be in high vogue. Pale-amber silk, figured with shaded golden green leaves, with trimmings of pale-olive velvet, makes a dainty toilet for a 5 o'clock tea. The * wool foulards' brought out this spring' are in reality nothing more than the old-fashioned mousseline de laines improved I most wonderfully in texture and tint. Ribbons are in endless variety. The new embossed patterns are wonderfully rich and effective, showing odd cashmere, broche, Persian and other unique designs in brilliant Oriental color combinations, in which green and gold predominate. Velvet corsages, beaded, plain or braided with, gold or silver, made in pompadour style, with square neck and elbow sleeves, will be very fashionably worn at the summer resorts over skirts of black and white lace, China silk, crepe lisse or pale-tinted foulard. I Considerable opposition has been made...
BENDLEBY, June 9. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
BENDLEBY, Jane 9. mn inch), some light showers also fell last night, and there is every appearance of more coming. This has greatly relieved the mind of the' farmers, many of whom wei» beginning.60 take a very gloomy view of the proBpeotjthe previous rains we had not hav^ng faeen fiafriQifint to start the whqat properly, and many were of the opinioc that a great deal of the seed had matted, The wheat Uf, however, now coming up very well. . Mining has caused a good deal of excitement here dnnng the las]: few months and many of the farmers Have beef devoting,* good deal of t&ine to prosp&sting. . There have been a large number of claims taken up in the dis trict, the assajsfrom spme pi them being of a'very encouraging nature.
PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
PERSONALITIES. M. Wilson, the soiled son-in-law of ex President G-reVy, of France, has gone to Brussels toestablith a newspaper. The King of Holland is regularly enrolled as a parliamentary elector, standing- on the printed list as follows: "No. 4,609. Name Of the Low Countries. Christian name Williana HI. Alexander Panl Frederick Iiouis. Occupation-King. Residence-Noordeinde 68. Taxation-697fl. 17c." Old Mother Hubbard, or somebody else, recently^ went to a cupboard in a royal palace at Madrid and found the future ITino- Qf Spain. Xjittle Alphonso had been left in charge of liin sisters, who deserted him after a time. The royal baby thereupon crawled into a cupboard the door of which was afterwards closed by some one "whodidnotknowthat the was inside. Nurses, grooms, butlers, pages, scullions, soldiers, relatives, back-stair poten tates and front-hall flunkies, grandees, dons and doorkeepers searched the palace for his majesty. At last he was found, and the throb bing nerves of a g...
PORT PIRIE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
POET PIRIE. As an instance how national taxpayers are continually allowing their substance to pan from them-each elector has the power to retain it through tha ballot box, and should wakeup to hi8 duty to himself, his children and his fellow men-a wharf frontage here in its second removal from the crown, bought for £6,000, has juitbten fioid for £14,000 pnd blindly quoted as a " sign of national pros perity." Rubbish! Individual luck, in which the £tate is no participator; is the "sign of the times" nothing morel Taxpayers! The unearned increment is ours and if we estab lished one landlord-the^tate-by adopting ''taxation of land values*' the only tax necessary to the good government of any ! country, all rich perquisites would flow into the treasury coffers and our annual taxation would be reduced to a minimum.- Our social I expenses : rail travelling, telegraphs, etc., cheaper, our water for nothing, our towns lighted with electricity, etfc. For God's sake! For our children's sake ...
Rules of Courtship. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
Rules of Courtship. Don't disagree with the girl's father in politics or her mother in religion. If you have a rival, keep an eye on him; if he is a widower keep two eyes on him. Don't pnt too much sweet staff on paper. If yon do, yon may hear it read in after years. Go home at a reasonable hoar in the evening. If on the occasion of your first call, she looks like an iceberg and acts like a cold wave, take your leave early and stay away some time. In cold weather finish saying good night in the house. Don't stretch it all the way to the front gate and thus lay the foundation for future asthma, bronchitis, nenralgia and chronic catarrh, to help yon worry the girl to death after she has married you.
THORNTON, June 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
THQRfcTQN, June 5th. ; After * day or two of very cold and cloudy weather beautiful steady rain set in yesterday evening and continued almost incessantly through the night. This is all that can be de sired by the farmers in. the neighbourhood. The crops are all springing up and the ground has already a beautiful coat of green, while with this rain there will be abundance of feed and a fair prospect of a good harvest The weather to day is cloudy and steady rain, is falling. The farmers are in high spirits and seem to have all they require to givethe wheat a splendid start,
BURRA, June 6. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 15 June 1888
I - . BURBA, June 6. The Burrs Chen Club has commenced a winter tourney.- The play takes place every Tuesday -and Thursday at the club's rooms, at the Burra Institute. There are 15 entries and eaoh player plays one game with every.other player.There is-at present a large amount of intereit in the game here. ~ The Black .Hills 8. M. Company, limited, have got one eliaft down over 150 feet, from which they are driving towards the lode, Some good samjtles are being brought iq and the Directors are perfectly satisfied with the prospects. . " The Buna " Record" is glad to see the whole country up ui arms against a. policy of centralisation, Jjut itUJJadvocates a loop line from Te'rowie io jThjfer's Corner. Surely this would still pusher centralisation, but as arnld emyonefor theiriftalveB, ' ^fe ^tother isall ^at ^could be desired, We. have ha^ apipe Sail of rain since my. last, whicnliiui put a nice face on all vegeta tion around here.