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TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

TABLE TALKE. ENOLIBen MAKr.-The mail siteame ?ir telegraphed off OlenelG at 4.50 p.m. on . Wednesday. Shi ought thee to reah the Heads on Friday about midday, and part, at least, of oar iorrespoedenoe should be delivered in Portland on Saturday night. PORTLAND BBICK AND TILE COMPANY. It will be observed that this company is taking active steps towards its own estab- , lilhment. A meeting of shareholders ii onlled for Saturday next to appoint direc tors and oflfioar, und prooeed to the nris.: tration of the Company. JUDvo SKINmRa.-Papermandoorrespon. doneo in connection with certain complaints moado egi?sot Judgo Skinner were laid . before tile Assembly on Friday. 'The correspondene it appears dates as far back - ns 1114, but from that time up to the most: reoent alleg?tion tlhe miniter for the time boing, presolitii over the Crown Law OlUlies has given lis decision in favour of - the Judge. ANNlvneasney.-An announcement: Ip*, pears elsewhere that the anniversary tea mneeting and eut...

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SANDFORD. December 6, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

8ANDFORDj-i iU (FRno oun own ceanieSPODEoNT.) nHee ibr6;87; s6. It has been decided to Iobld races here on Boxlng Day. It is to be hoped that the weotheerwill be mero favorable for the sports 'than it was last year. Few p?ople cnro about turnlng out on a mierablhio wt day to crltirlse Rho paes of a number o! loeal hacks. Our local medico has, I believe, taken hlis departure after a very shortistay. I am neot acequainted withthe reason of his leaving, but no doubt he is disgusted with thohealthi nessof the place. * The iontrhetor has been working at the main road, but the work appears to he some "sy yet from completion. It will be a gouod ohb ewhen'tho work is done, for the preseit itltllshod ltate oft tlhe road is botli in?lcoue bilent sand dangeroous. Suish l s ititlls :rhve, been reected Aill sbout the6 twoii1hl, for the pirpoe, I aits told, of keeping away the birds from the fruit trees. IMuch Ingenuity has been exer cised in attaching this to tthese windmills said the efleet ont...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

Porlrltlan Pcrrntuent IBnlldinl;y aimdl IIvvestniWclIL Society. (Inorjiorated tattler fie /nltt&iiy, Sotieties 1t Pi'f.lICA'rFT 1 fr 'lh l~trtt twill- be VLecirtLtLIt the *wtloty'a oflicew, I'urv-+Lr~et, on tot tterM u tloy nesXt rrutu I t o'.tlcuk ()L I .Lt. tItyl, pi u· of thu ruLes le n tW U lit (. udiu, ullIo, tttA fruit . Secreurtury. Porlluvuudl, Silt M'Sopuclheu r 187(1.. Ioihvjrar Woeoli-Seo,,ring Estasb Iluvllmu il, PIorlitimul. 'illS cult-knot uuut Su..Luvll uueuuA lute buret, I rut lly i iir ttr~v,.tu tund Io )ruulrI.lulr la \ueprueitu I it)ui irlluvuutuee tlueltitlth iit til uuIIu. iLm tU. It . Cho I U' Ltut, ltuvtnU. i cuvur-tutllhug. muapply ofu hue, lutrout witorr tui nil euultuuuuuu. Wuoul (luseduuu, re ulatiked, curl cli utuul. WVouul clutng frum the tou' ltry canu be tde lIvurei direct u ttitau works. jJAluIs SCU(WoiLD. ./'kL7A,1 [4,::-"A 1 L. -0 -Sq .9I "," "' ..AT' TI-l . . DUMtIAiE THE MONTHA OFL DEMIER L I .SHALL SELL. FOIt CAS; ......." S....... Great ...

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MELBOURNE. Tuesday, December 5. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

ME LBOURNE. FROt OUR OWN CORItESPONDENT." 'VTlesday,Dccember 6., -ho debate on the question of the pur chbse of the Melbourne and Ilobson's Bay RaUway line was resumed, this afternoon, whet a letter fromi the Chairsman of Directors of tie Company was eubmitted to the House by to0 Honorable, the Premier... The Com pasn's 'ultimatum is. firmly ands precisely couched, and states " that the Directors feel It to lboe due to .themselves' and the' share holdes not.to vkry.the agreement come to as the feslt ;of :negotiations carried over a: perioe of four months. The Directors feel conrv?cetl that they will be:able'to. prove' thlat apurehase at the miaximum priee would yield to the S4ate :a returnts considerblyh in excess of .thie inerest on the purchano monalsa represented by a State' loan. The flxlnu,howeverof thoe' price between 'the minimm 'and';maximum' wouldh be left to atbitratrse possessing the absolute confidence, of the nimmsulty, and in'.tho event of ttidir naminea sum in excess ...

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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

MISCELLANEOUSO The latest Instance of the"' how not to do it" system that prevails on our railways ap pears, remarks the .BUlaratCourier, in the fact that Captain Greenftleld carried with hilu a certain quantity of luggage round the world without mishap or obstruction till he arrived at Sandrldge- last week, when be tween that place and Melbourno the rallway peoplo managod to Icso a package, contlaining a valuable rifle, a topcoat, asd other articles, and in addition charged the captain 7as6d for excess of luggage-after, portion of it was lost. Neither in Europe nor Amcrlic was Captain Greefleild charged a penny extra for Iris luggage, which was conveyed with perfect safety everywhese throughout his tour till he laInded In tile colony. An extensive fire took place at Alexandra on tile afternoon of the 8rd Inst. Williame's drapery store and Vining's ,Itotel were totally destroyed, and the Atheneum nnd Co'slotel were much Injured. Long a shop was pulled down by the brigadetin order to...

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ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. AUCKLAND, December 4. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

AIIRIVA OF; FT:iZ `49+i AUCctLA?D, December 4. The following are -ome of the principal items of news brought by the Zeolandia fronm San Francisc?: , TIIE EASTERN QUESn'rOfoN. . The wak paule iu-legilad,'when the i) left, was litehse. All stocks fell on clange, and Russian to the extent of 20 per cent. in a week. The Government ordered Lord Napier of Muagdala to ould .himself in readineos fur the. ocuopation of Egypt; and speoial plani for iho defcllU o> Colnstantltoplo were sent to tho flet at: lieska Bay; The Government demand d from Lloyd's a complete list of such steamers as could be chartered for traesport purposes. "A great chnoge hais coum over public feel Ing since the Russian designs hIave been fully pircedvpd.., 'arty demonstrations against the policy of the'Gouvrernment hav&ceeased;' and tho feeling was less excited at the latest telegraphic news. . Tile ,Srviau..army. .has. beeon completely, sllattered,'und 'has n mulo a'piteouls 'ppe?l to Rlussia, In consequen...

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COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

COMMEHCIAL. Tho wHIcat tarkct i. strong. Adelaide 54s., 66s:; New Zealand, 51s., 52s. Copper aud Liu unehanged. .

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PARLIAMENTARY. TUESDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

PARLIAME ,TARY. TUESDAT EVEINOG. Soon after the.-me tti g ou.the.Leglilitive Assembly .on i uesday afternoon the debate on thb'proposed purchaso'of the Melbourne and Hiobson's ay 'Raislway was resumied, on dMr. 'llent's uiendinent that the line ba bought at a p ice not ex, crdlng £80 per share, with £434,400 for the company's lebontures. Sir James MICulloch reminded 'the House that, although tile Government proposal was 0olly' sllrmel last week by a 'small majority, a considerable number of those who voted in the minority intimated that they were in.favour 0i'he purhitsse,'though not at' so high a high a price as thtatelamed. olbw ever to make any fresh offer would be use less, besidei being humiliating to. the Government and the compnmy. The Go vernlment propsal must either ho.carried out orallildea of pireslnllg tlhe line mist bd 'abmndoned. The Government haid that day asked the directors of the company to name a fixed price tor the property, and they had positively declined to a...

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FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

FRtANCE. Tim Frrench Ministry have resigned, owing to advorso votes.

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DIRECT TELEGRAMS FROM EUROPE. THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, DEC. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

-IIRECT TELERABtIS FROM TIHE E4STIIN QUESTION, LONDON, DEc. 2. General inkunatiefP reprecerite Itutssl at. tho Stamboul coiforonoe. "' " The Grand Duke Nicholas (brother to the Czar) has started for Kiechcneff to assurm the commanim of tie Russian army. SL'ONDON. DEC, 4. Prince Bismarck, at ai V'arliamentary din nor, stnteJ that" h did' not'yet despair of' peaeo, but that war was probable. It was inopportuno to counsel ltals ss t tlhe proseit time, but when Russia and Turkey were tired of fightig, Germany woald be best Wboh to mediate. . ' .. . : lie hoped that Englnnd would not openly declare war eagaint KRuRia, nor . asss't Tukey indirectly as i Russia had nassited Setlvia. Slould Austria be drawn Into war, and danger tihreaten Ier existenceo as an empire it would bo the duty -of Germany to conia forward and support her. lie hlad told Lord Salisbury so. Tieo Euglish Press s unannmouply Ith favor of nnt permitting Itufla to take Saibuoul, but otherwise againat helplng Turkey. Great...

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WHAT IS IN THE BEDROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

WHAT IS IN THE BEDROOM. If two persons are to occupy a bed room during the night, lot them stop on a weighing scale as they retire, and thou again in the morning, and they will find that their actual weight is, at Itist, a pound less in the morning. Frequently thero will be a loss of two 0r more. pounds, and theo avcrage loss throughout the year will be a pound of lutter, which has gone off friom their hodies, partly from the lungs, and partly through the pores of the skin. The escaped matter- is carbonic acid and decayed animal matter or poisonous exhalation. 'This is diflrused through the air in part and part absorbed by the bdlclothus. If a single ounce of cotton wool be burned in IL' room, it will so completely saturate the air with smoke tihat one can hardly breathe, though thore can hardly be loz. of foreign latter inl the air. If an onuco-of cotton be burned evely lhoulr during the night, the air. will be kept continually saturatod with srmoke, unless there be an open window-...

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CARVING A TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

OCARVING A TURKEY. 1 (FROM TIHE DANDURY NExWS.) A fimily living in Munson ,street celebrated Thanksgiving Day with ai turkey and company. The former weighed ten pounds, and the latter consisted of anr uncle, alnt, and their two daughters. 'Those wero relatives of his wife, and came from New IHaven. 'ITh wife's mother, who 'lives next door, was also present at dinner. It was the first turkey for that family. Both of them preferred cllhnken; but on account of the coin. p:.ty an 1 the day, they had this tur k.v. The wife had preplared a splen did dinner in. spite of her flustralions (if flustrations is not really an insepari able adjunct to a good dinner.) The bird was done to a turn, the onions seemed to creep upon tile edge of the dish and laugh in your ftce. The potatoes fell apart as if laughing at the feast, and the dishes anti bread fiirly vied with each other in wllhiteness, both realising that neither couldecom pete with the snowy tint of the table cloth. And what a grand table...

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LONDON, DEC. 2. THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

LONDON, Dna. 2. I- 'THIE MAILS. The mails :by the Oity bt San Frarnclsco haya been dtellered;

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HOW A NEGRO INDUCED HIS EMPLOYER TO RAISE HIS WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

HOWA AEGRO INDUCED-HIS EX : :PLOYEIR TO RAISE HIS WAGES. Jrr RItul hboon working in thoUOilltnry, nllt,'on untniltg to town, was regaliong Ilia rrionds with hlis elxperiencro oni lIh Oinoer ":. Youl knowv dti mann what I went to work wihll: W1Ill, yit see lie tiil mtle iw;hldtilt betttr by tnotllin uiy of hit tioighborsb was doing, by. due iaitus; he w.old give i e thirdt of do orip,i an I- flitu iysnlf.;-: W ell yi.seis ',wolt.- to lutir`uli aill gtoe, llnuaintud; wliI. ?ol, nuittbors. i htans. .Duns. lMr., Vnashingtoi,, he It workingi. un, young .11Ily' Strih'lS iiltue, oind h's gi'guttii' tle fourth, anlld linl uself ;. ntrl tiara Mir.; Liiiki.,, hlub: wurki\ .on of in :+nreu Jtin it' iplace, all is glttin' in littlh, atnd is ,' fnild bhtrsideas. WVlll,.3/hr, wh a Nlint I gats huIsle, ?l I 'wnvli'nwtrkiti! in ihli urtp.'I.at a tttildyirt',.andtl do ienrot i atuditie d tiesores I ounse to'· tieijuiiirini sluon ut lio ithird wasnJ't gwiie todlo'i ate. Si, I gooAtu to theo I o, niil...

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A MEAN ADVANTAGE. [WASHINGTON CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

A MEAN ADVANTAGE. [WASHINGTON OUIIRONICLEJ There werp a so(r or more of woolen gathered ogetlher at Air. John. sun's house. Mr. Johnson is a good. hearted matn, but is rather sceptical about some things. The women had just organised 'The Foreign neue. volent Suoiety,' when ,Mr. Johnson unzlred the room. die was at once ap Ieaabled to to donate a few dollars, as a foitndation to work on, aud Mrs. Graham added : ,It would be so pleasant in after )ears for you to remember that you gave this society its first dullar apd its first kind word.' He slowly opened his wallet, dtew out a ten-dollar bill, and as ti:e ladies smacked their lips and ct.ipp;ed their haide, he asked: Is this society organised to aid the poor of foreign oiuntries' * Yea, yes, yeb!' they all lchorused. 'Antd it wants mooney' ' Yes--yebl' W\\'ell now,' said Johnsop as he folded the bill in a tempting shape, ' there are twenty married w,momn here. It there are filteen of you who can make oath that you have combed your b...

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THE STORY OF THE BAD LITTLE BOY WHO DIDN'T COME TO GRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

THE STORY OF THE BAD LITTLE BOs WHO DIDNT OOKE TO GOIEP. Once there wais a. ~and little boy, whose ulime wna Jjn-:tlthouigh, if' you3 ,will notice, you will fild thatu bad little Iboys are nearly ulwvayti tlled James in your Sunlday PchIl Olt.nks. It was very strange, bpt still it. was true, that this one was Cided Jimn. lie didn't lnavu illy sick motlher, either--a sick soother who was plous and lutd the colnmlption, anid wi'oild be glad to lie downil inl the groave an lie at lst,l. but for lthe ationg love she bore her boy. andtl the lllxiety ehe felt that the world iight be harslh lud eLil to hlim wlhes, ishe ?sas g?ne. ,thost bad bloys in-the Sunday hooks are nlmed ,?lnle, atlId llnre sick mothers, who techll thllell to say, "Now 1 Ily ut down,'" .?'., nod bsing lthem to sleep witl sweet plaintive voices, ltud lhen kiss llwun good-night, anid kneel down by the bedside and weep. But it was different with this fellow. He was named diun, nid there wasn't anything thel ninittir with...

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SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

    SHIPPING. Arrivals: Carrigal, Western Monarch, Erin

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MATRIMONIAL TROUBLES OF A MORMON BISHOP. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

MATRIMONIAL TROUBLES OF A MORMON BISHOP. [BY AM.x A era,.t.] Bishop Potts, of Stilt Lake City, was the husband of three wives and the father of fifteen interesting children. Early io the winter the bishop de termined that his little ones shiould have a good time at Christmnas, so lie concluded to tak"- a trip down to San Francisco to see what lie could find in the shape of toys with which to gratify and amunse them. The good bislhop packed his carpet-bag, em btaced Mrs. Potts atTouliutiately, andl l:isnud each of her childron, and started upon his journey. Heo was gone a little moro than a week, whol ho came back with fifteen brass trumpets int his valise for his darlings. HIu gut out of the train at Stilt Lake, thinking how joyous it would be at hIors on Christmas morning when the fifteen trumpets should be in operatipu upoln diflerent tunes at the slmln munoiit'r But just as he entered the depot lie saw i group of women stand ing in the ladiics room apparently waiting for hims. As...

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THE ENGLISH CRICKETERS AT SYDNEY. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

4IR--- - "- Tc gU"siUNil ensHc4 TErs I i.. 'ATESYDNY. " (taem 4týs'eawt+it aru.rtu Tar vasa S . -,rasra.) LB? ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SvnCt, Monday. Thd wail huge attendance of spectators on thfAlbert ground on Monday afternoon, When the "Englsh eleven and the Sydney men practised. The turf is in very bad condttionuand beconee bumpy after an hour's play. It is likely that the match the dates-oafwhich have been altered to Thureday, Friday, and Saturday--will be playid onifour wickets, one for each innings. Tlhe Englishmen practised from 2 to 4 o'clock. The bowling of Shaw was greatly admired, and the delivery of Ullyett and Hill,after the turt was cut up, wasacaution to timid batSmyn who might have been look ing on. Emmettalso proved very dificult to play. Ullyett Latted grandly, and was in capital form. Charlwood, Armitage, Selby, and Pooley each had his friends among the onlookers. The batting of the eleven generally, however, was not ennsidered safe, and their free hitting it was pre...

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SHIPPING. PORT OF PORTLAND. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 8 December 1876

SHIPPINGj'S·ji PORT OF rOii'TLrt.D December 5-Ut0r'y, sten"er, 446 ton«, Cnptain Thompson, from Melbourno via Belfast and Warrniamlool. Saloon-Mrs. Atkinson, Mrs. Caldwell, .Master Caldwell, Mias Kcrkin, Mimi Jefferson, Miss Raus Hardy. Rev. W. B. IHtcheson. Mr. At'Leod, Mr. W. Laurance. Mr. Harris, Mr. Grin wndo, Mr. A. Zinnierman, Mr. Burrington, Mr. W. Croslile, and 22 In the steerage. W. P. Anderson, agent. SAILED. December 6.--Alrietn Maid, brig, 144 tons, Captain %iVngmore, for Melbourne. UlwCnuberL -OLw.ay, .steamer,.Captain_ Tlompson-fur- Melbourne. ? WJIPORTS. Per OlWay, steamer, from Melbourne: - 1081 alereprer. lot crane fltting,_24- caes. fish bullts and spikes 240 bdls flah plates 125 bdstrWlr ,l.biar Iriati2 pes oregon- 1 coil rope 1 cone bolt Overendand Robb, 2 pkgs J. Andreson, 226 doWrP.-Anderson, I do lnlanuu. 1 do W. Boni, I do T. Bradisaw, Ido Brewer; 5 do Barley, 30 do Campbell.& Suns, 1 8 horsepowerteam engine pottable I steam tbrashlug malchine Carmlcl...

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