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PATTI FIFTY YEARS AGO. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
PATTI FIFTY YEARS AGO. In contrast to some- famous song stresses, .Adelina. Patti, came of musical parents. H1r mother was the celebrated Italian singer for whom fDohizetti composed his ' As sidio de Calais,' and her father, Salvaere Patti, a well-known tenor. The prima-donna Alboni, having heard. of little. Adelina,. who was then oxnly fise years of age, as a promising, vocalist, cuame to see her and asked her to sing. Adelina crept under the bed, and refused to emerge, "Then sonr me tseh't om nembuer'ge air or sin shme'th corne ouit itall," threatened the operatic star, and Adelina, lying flat on the floor, executed the air in such per fectionr that Alboni kissed her and de- clared, "You will outshine all of us." The utterance was prophetic. At eaght sears, old, Adelina sang in puolic--perched. on a table; that she might be visible to the audience- and at se enteon she knew nineteen operas. She made her formal de but tina Lucia di Lammernoor," at New iv ork in' No retnber, 5S59. T...
Friendly Societies. A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
Friendly Societies. A.N.9. Brunswick branch has elected the following officers: President, W. J. Murdoch; vice-president, R. R . Wal ker; treasurer, H. E. Cornweil; sec rotary, H. I. Cook; as~t. secretaryv, ,. A. Powell; committee. \. C. Cle mience, E. Kelly, C. W. Osborne. G. Nelson. and T. J. Wilson; metropoli tan committee delegates, T. J. Gillard, C. W. Milnes and E W. Tregardii!h; dispensary delegates, H. 1. Cook, C. Dollman, W. J. Murdoch and H. A. Walker; auditors, E. R. Monntjoy and W. G. T'rrotter: librarian and press cor respondent, C. Dollmnan.
ALBANIA'S NATIONAL HERO. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
ALT.ANTA'S NATIONAL, HERO. The changes of boundaries follow ing the recent. war.in :the. falkans turned the eyes of all Elurope on a country previously known donly to the adventuroiis traveller. From 1143 to 146S the country was as prominent as :it is now, for it was then one of the chief bulwarks of Christendom. The story of. how that came about is the story of Albania's national hero--Seander beg. scanderbeg's real name was George Castriot. and he was born in Al bania about the year 14-03. When G;eorge was seven years old the town of Yat, where his father was Governor, was captured by a hand of Turks, and George and three brothers were carried off to the pa lace of :ir Murtad as tledge. There the- w.etere br'O:ght up as Mo h-ninnedan chiliron. and George. be ing :a - ut,- ? lad. oldi and hand sone. ? as made a page-boy. and soon e a ;e r ceneral favoulrite. With the stature of a giant and the courage of a !ion, the Albanianl as a you;ng man ,ispllanyei such skill anlld alour" in w...
Exit Mr. Watt. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
Tfirulsevick anoi Goburg leaber. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 1914 Exit Mr. Watt. iThe disappearance of Mr. W. A. Watt from State politics is an e-vent of first-ra'te importance. Apart f-romn perlsonal reasons focuissinf around the lname of Mr. Wnartt. the event is ano thor inrad into tihe stattus of our State l,,gislators. Gradually bht surely 1men of anyl rel : anid xgenuine ahilitv fly to Federacil politics, and ihe deeid once in thie persontel of our State Pa r Iihxnlnt I m?h mes mor1n" , e111(i s'cOcn iotedi as inen of first-rate bijiitv rush to the higiher altitude of the Federial climat. 1This is pcirfeetly natural. Tt is a ih ambihitioni to direct control anl mandage thle affirs of a continentt with its lar.e international outlook ilhin one of thi small States of the Commonwealtlix . t hcausex Victoria. with its area of 8 .000 square miles, is cer tninly small in compariison with the aria of nearly- 3.000.000 square miles which the C'oniutlmnw0alth coimprise...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. CHAPTER I. A THIEF WHO DIDN'T CALL HIMSELF A THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) TTHE -- MESHES O FATE. -------- O R, --- THE CURSE OF TN1E BLUE DIA. 1ONDS. By Hedley Richards, Author of "The Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. CHAPTER -I. A THIEF WHO DIDN'T OALL HIM SELF A THIEF. "Thank Heaven !" The words were spoken by a tall, . gaunt man of about thirty, who carried a pickaxe, spade, and a bundle, as he paused in front of a rough wooden shed. He had walked many, miles, and the sun was blazing as only an Austra lian sun can blaze, and the wayfarer who had worked many weary months at a claim and at last given it up in disgust, then set off hoping to find a- spot that would give himsome re turn for his toil. But the place to which he was bound was Still many miles distant, and he was wearyS'and footsore, therefore the sight of this unexpected shelter caused him to ex claim with thankfulness. It was not often he thought or spoke of the Almighty, not being a God-fearing man or a :swearer, and t?he words were almost a?surpri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
Professional Column. Miss Ethel Bowne, SOPRANO VOCALIST. Teacher of Music, Singing, and Voice .Production.. 144 Blyth Street, Brunswick. Miss Beatrice Hallam TEACHER OF SINGING and VOCGE PRODUCTION. PUPL of Miss Edith Litilewood and of Madame Emenry Gould. TERMS MODERATE. "Waverley," 30 Mayfield Street, COBURG. MISS M. S. PARKHURST, D.M.S.V. A.LC.M. (Registered Highest Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony, Etc. Pupils prepared All Examinations. Visits Marks Bros. Moreland School of Music, also Branch Shop 334 SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICK. At Allan's Collins Street, City, Wednes days. Private Address: 123 PARK ST. PARKVILLE. Terms Moderate. Mr. W. Graham Weir EXPERT PROFESSOR of VOICE CULTURE, AND Miss Vera Weir, DISTINGUISHED YOUNG VIOLINISTE. Receive pupils at 400 SYDNEY ROAD. SINGING, Elocution, Piano, Violin (Man by System), Theory, Circulars, Tes timonials, par culars at address from Mr. Laught Mandoline Taught Terms Moderate. Rapid Progress. 16 JESSIE STREET, Near MO...
Coburg Ladies' Benevolent Society. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
Coburg Ladies' Benevolent Society. The Coburg Municipal Band will play on Sunday afternoon. the 5th July, in the Lake Reserve. Coburg, in aid of the poor of Coburg, Mr. Sims, profesional mnusician, has been ap pointed bandmaster, and there is uffmi cient guarantee that the public are to bho given a rar musical treat. A good programnine has been arrafiged for a good cause, ncd a large attendance is anticipated. MIr. J. Rogers is to be congratulated for the lively interest he is taking in the affair. and we wish it every success.
People's Liberal Party. NORTH BRUNSWICK SOCIAL. ADDRESS BY HON. SAMUEL MAUGER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
People's Liberal Party. NORTH BRUNSWICK SOCIAL. ADDR.ESS BY HON. SAMUEL MAUGER. Under thre auspices of the North Brunswick branches of the People's Liberal Party a social was held in the Masonic Hall on Thursday evening, June 11th. The hall was prettily de corated by the ladies of the commit tee, and conspicuous amongst the de on?rations xwas the banner of the part". _A musical progiranme of a. highi-class order was contributed byl Misses Br-own and Head, Mi. T: Johnstone and Mr. Lamont. TIhe committee decided to hold an inv-itation social on Tuesday evening, June 23rd, and tickets were issued to those present. The tickets Iwill entitle the holders and friends to admission on that date. DDuriing thre evening an address was rdolivered by the Hon. Sanmuel M'augr, who is a candidate for election to the Senate. Mhr. Mauger was introduced ,to the galthering by r. Wr . G. Gas ton. The candidate, vwho was receiv ed with applause, claimed that Liber alismn had won all the triumphs of pro gr...
MARMALADE SAUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
?MAR MALA)DE SAUCE. This is a very nice accompaniment to plain puddings, such as boiled suet., arrowroot, etc. R~equirtx : Half a pint of wvateor, one glass of sherry wine, two tablespoonfuls ci" !marmalnade, sugar to taste, and a teaspoonful of lemon juice. Put water- and marmalade into a saucepan; stir until it boils; add s:~gar, lemon-juice, and sherry ; stir again until the sugar is dissolved, and serve. A lmore economical sauce can be made as follows. with half a pint of water, a tablespoonful of lemon juice. BIloil the water. Mir the corniloar smoothly with a little col, water, add it to the boiling water stirring all the time. Put in the sugar and marnmallade, and sininer for fie minutes : add the lemon juice and serve.
BEEF TRIPE—TO FRICASSE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
BEEF" T'tIPE-TO FRICASSE. Stew gently in milk anId water two founds of tripe, cut into strips of elual length a bunch of parsley and an onion. \When those hxave sinmmered for one hiur, add the peel of hail a lenron (yellow rind only) an ournce of butter rubbedhi in flour, and a quarter of a pint of cream. Season with a grate of nutmeg (bo careful not to o\erdo with this spice), adding salt antid Ipepper to taste. Simmer the w-hole for haLk an hour longer. Serve with the sauce round the tripe and a border of boiled rice beyond it. A good way to give stews a brown colour, without adding colouring, is to save the outSide of onions, and when washed add themn to stew, and boil together. This will be found a nlch nicer way than adding browinug. I'ic'les may be kept from becom ing muouldy by laying a little bag of mustard on the top tf the pickle jar. To lengthen the service of an in candescent mnantle, put a string through the loop at the top of the nmantle and immerse the latter in a gla...
A Tough Situation. A GAMBLER'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
A Tough Situation. : ----- +---- AGAMIiLEIlf S STOIY. "'The toughest situation I was ever in," said a younlg man who lives tJ. is wits, "iwns wheIn I we.t into a Sixth-a- eue gambling-deh in New York, and b,'gan to ilaY roulette or a dl'd. It was the , in-t deo-r'atC moment of nm " life. I h:dn't a cent. in miy pocket, an 11adI idto h.ai\ o. e hundred dtollars at once, or else well, I had to hae that e hunitred I turned into the ixth-'v'nue place, an d went up the tlhrrc 1 row flighth of stairs to the room where th( talles were. There wore a few hard - loo: ing ,en1 1 . i, ait th whe,, Ione u r two were sitting it at -le faro gamne, and a !oker party was at wo'k ii 0110oe corlt'r. "As I glancedl round, I noticed, sit tin," !l 0loee in a chair tipped against the uall, an old white hai re man1 Ii \'i 1111nd blue eyes. 1e0 lo" ed at men quizzically through the -smoke of his cigar. I saw tihat the man keeping tht ro.:lete-wheel was just about flip - ling the marble. I stepiped up quic l...
A Winning Hazard. "ONE HUNDRED UP" AT THE KING OF INDOOR GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
A Winning Hazard. A. "ONE HUNDRIED UP" AT THE KING OF INDOOR GAMES. (By MELBOURNE INMAN.) Some time ago Diggle was asked if it was true that he was-taking up golf. "Golf !" said Diggle. "You mean tiddley-winks !" T''hat sums up the average profes sional billiard player's attitude to wards other games. It is a case of billiards first, rest nowhere. I don't know one first-class player who takes any interest in any other sport or game. I've seen football and cricket, I've played ten nis and golf, but they all "bore nme stiff," as my prospective Transat lantic op.*ontnt Willie Ilo:1ppe would say. I've been playiing 1illiarids for as long as I can r'memte er. lar ly a dlay passes without my sp?nal'tlg the greater part of it at a billiard table. I've made the ganme the study of my life. Many peotlo seem to think that I ought to be hbartily sick of it. They expect me to regard billiards in much the same way as a clerk regards led gers, as a necessary evil which enables me to earn my living...
WIRELESS WAVES AND BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
WIRELESS WAVES AND BIflDS. Observations made in parts of the world where there are many wire less stations indicate that birds are disturbed in a singular way by the wireless waves. It is stated that gulls are apparently the princi pal sufferers, but that also large numbers of doves are in some iway' prevented from finding their way home when there are wireless sta tions in the line cf flight. This strange phenomenon is attributed to some effect of the ether waves not yet understood. Mrs. Smith was an ardent worker in the cause of the prevention of cruelty to animnls, and, when Mrs. Brown came to tea, told her a pa thetic tale of a coster's donkey that she had rescued from a cruel master the day before. The visitor was very interested, and, when she rose to go, said: "I am so glad you have told me all those fascinating things about animals, dear Mrs. Smith. I shall never see a donkey again without thLnking of your"
Tuning-Fork Tests. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
Tuning-Fork Tests. ·--- +----- The tuning-fork is the latest mar vel of medicine. Dr. ,1amnes Can tile, a doctor who learned many strange clinical secrets lduring his. adventures in China, and who is to-day one of our greatest exlperi mentalists in the field of tropicnal mnedicine, has discovered that the tur.:ng-fork can prove of great hellp to physicians. IIy vibrating a tun ing fork and moe ing it about against the body, the density of the organs situated beneath can be gauged( almost to a hair's breadth. The fork used gives out the not, of C sharp: it has a specially-dlc signed striker attachment, so that it need not be remnoved from its position for the purpose of revi brating. Dr. Cantile in certain cases corn pared the results of his tuuing fork method with those obtained by means of X-rays, and found that the former were absolutely accurate IHei believes that the method will be v-ery useful when d(ealing with bro ken ribs and other bones, and he is now trying to tabulate the...
REAL EQUALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
REAL EQUALITY. 'The wooing had progressed splei didly. It had even progressed to a point where she had been won that is, ostensibly won. If she proved to be a truthful girl, she would in time b)e his wife. If she were not truthful--well, a) man wants a wife who is not truthful. That's thewayn some men console themsel ves when they fail to marry. B3ut she seemed to be truthful, and as he drew her closer to him he whispered: "And when we are married, dear est, we will have the happiest home in all the wide, wide world I'" "No, George," she replied. "There can never be a harsh word inl our home." "No, George." "And when I conmec horme tired andl worn out with work at the office and the worries of business, you'll be kind to me ?" "Y-e-s, George." "I knew you would. You'll soothe ,oe and put mnie in better humour ?" "Y-e-s; but, I say, George !" "Yes, dearest." "Why; shouldn't you do a little of this yourself ?" "Why, darling -" "Yes, that's all right. But to come right down to business...
A STRANGE DINNER PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
A STRANGE DINNER PARTY. A gang of brigands which has re cently gained notoriety by .its ex ploits in the province of Palernmo descended on the household of Sig nor Antonino Sileci, a wealthy landowner, at Cranunichele, while he was sitting at supper with his wife, his sister-in-law, and two friends. The brigands, who were masked, entered the dining-room with re volvers in their hands, and relieved the master of the house and his guests of their valuables. Two of the brigands then seated themselves at the table be.side the ladies and made a hearty meal, wbhlo their companions ransacked the house,
Leading Port of the World. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
Leading Port of the World -4----+ 'IThe very latest estimates of the value of the exports and imports of the ten leading ports of the world show that New York now stands at the head of ihe list, with an advan tage of nearily- two hundred million dollars over London. The "Marine Review" says that New York's to tal of exports and irmports, now valt el at 3,973,'90L,093 dollars, is over five times the amount of cont mnirce that was carried on by the entire country half a century ago. \As to the future, it is declared that the I'ainama Canal is bound to strengtlhen the lead now secured by this port; for the canal will bring New .York 1600 miles nearer to Yokohama than is Liverpool; 2500 miles inearer Sydney; 41000 miles nearer Wellington, New Zealand; and 257. miles nearer Valparaiso. lrcemen and lIamburg being some 500 miles further remov-ed fromn the canal than Liverpool, it is evident that the new conditions-the general re-arrangement of tradec routes wiIl tend to strengthen the posi...
To Tell the Age of an Egg. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
To Tell the Age of an Egg. The method, explained below, of easily ascertaining whether an egg is fresh or otherwise, comes from the Agricultural Society of Saxony. All the apparatus required is a ves sel filled with water. Placed in the water, the egg, if fresh, will remain resting at the bottom of the vessel in a horizon tal position. If, however, the egg is not quite fresh, it. will rest with the big end raised higher than the small end, and the higher the big end is raised the older is the egg. An egg three weeks old rests diago nally at the bottom of the water. A three months old egg stands actually poised on its snmll end. An egg that is more than three mo?ths old will float. The reason why the egg acts thus, and itself answers the question. "'I-ow old are you ?" is simple. As an egg gets older it--unlike some persons-becomes more buoyant. The water contained in the white of the egg evaporates, and this causes the empty space at the thick end oi every egg to become enlarged. Th...
THE DEAD SEA A HEALTH RESORT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 19 June 1914
THE DEAD SEA A HEALTH RESORT. Sir John Gray Hill, a Palestine explorer, believes that the curative value of the waters of the Dead Sea will some day make its shores a place of resort in the winter mnonths for curative purposes. " I have found the use of the Dead Sea water most invigorating," he says. "I get a supply at my house brought in old petroleum tins on donkey back, and use it somnewhat diluted for my nimorning tub." It may be some time before the inva lid tide sets that way, but the other attractions of the country should aid its popularity." The completed record of i'orkfor last year issued by the Royal Hu mane Society shows that the huge total of 867 cases of gallant action in saving or atteiipting to save life rave been dealt with, and that 984 persons have received recognition in the form of medal, .testimouial, or pecuniary award. As a result, 885 persons have been rescued, but in 136 cases help caime too late and life was lost; while ilrl 19 cases would-be rescuers als...