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To the Housewife. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
Jo the Irousewife. When the members of your household begin to crave relhbhre," give them raw oabbgse in the shasp of cold claw, with vine gsr, or cabbage selad, with mayonnasse ureosirg, which is a lunch ct itself. Curious, is it nor, that unoooked cabbago should be one cf the most easily assimilated things in food, sutting very dJl:cate oigertions which could snot bear a epoonlful of bo:led cabbagel With measte, cold or hot, or wi:h baked beanls, wieh are sarunsable whilo troet laste, cabbgeosalad nzevr goes bcrging, and it is fortultate in being as healthy as it is relishiug.
The Old Woman Knew. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
¶Che Old Woman Know. A emall boy of high church breeding, whose parents viasi a quiet plane in the summl r, is of the precocious sort thlt al ways ppeak up as if they were bhorn with a full. lthdged vocabulary. lHe recently cr.tered one rI the Lumble cottegte at thi, plece, and rco leg over the mrantel a c'onp ptint represent. irg the V,rgtn with Sc. El.zabeth on the one hand and St. Jorcpht on the other, and the in-oriptior "Are M tria" undtrneath, thus le'ivrrtld hIinstli to the moster oI the house. " I am !ad, tir, to see that nion picture in your htue. I ouppuoe you know what it means." Tie man locked, seriously at it and re. plied, ' Well, no, air, cant ray as how I do. That'e the old 'oomnn'e-she knowe." A few moments latrr the woman entered and the lad accosted her with. " I was just telling your husband how glad I was to ace such a picture in your house. I PerrpoPe von are acquainted with the aigni. 8ioance?" SOh, yes," replied the " old 'ooman." "1 know the story of that. T...
The Wrong Eye. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
The Wrong Eye. It was from an old engineer that the writer learned this bit of wisdom: Biding on the engine of the fast express, I caught a cinder that gave me the mo.t exerutiating pain. I began to rub the eye with both hands. "Let your eye alone and rub the other eye," said the engineer. I thought he was challing me bnd so worked the harder. "I know you doctors think you know it all, but if you will let that eye alone and rub the other the cinder will be out in two minutes," persisted - heengineer. I began to rub the other one and soon I felt the cinder down near the inner enbthuo, and made ready to takeit out. '"Let it alone and keep at the well eye," shouted the doctorp ro fem. I did so for a minute longer, and, looking in a small glass be gave me, I found the offender on my oheek. Since then I have tried it many times and have advised others, and I have sever known It to fail in one instance (unless it was sharp as ,pieee of steel, or something that out into the ball and requir...
Recipes. FRIED CHICKEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
1eciprcs. rRIED CHICKaII:. Put in a trying pan a tab:ospoonful eaeh of lard and butter ; when hot lay in the chicken out open on the back; sprinkle with flour, salt and pepper; when a light brown turn it over and sprinkle again; cook slowly until done. LEMON PRESERVES. Take largo firm lemons, not quite ripe, and out into slices one quarter of an inch thick; take out the seed-soak in brine a week. Then soak in clear water for several days till quitd free of salt and bitter taste; weigh lemons and boil tall soft enough to pierce with a straw, make a thin syrup-allowing a pound of sugar to one of fruit, put lemons in, let simmer two houre. Pour out in a bowl and if the syrup gets thin in course of several days, put on fire and boil till they jelly. Put up when cool in a glass jar with a screw top. The same recipe may be used for oranges. COLD SLAW. Shave off a hard white head of aobbage and season with the following dressing: One cup of cream, one and one-balf teaspoons of mustard, one...
Boring for Gas. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
Boring for Gas. --++-- Boring for gas is exactly like boring for oil, in all its workings ; but the after opera tions of pumping and packing, as in the case of some oil wells to raise the oil, are not necessary in gas wells. [I the gas is there, it will come up of its own free will and accaord, and come with a rush, blowing tools and everything else out of the well before it. In deed, gas men would often be as glad to keep their treasure down as oil men are to get theirs up. Toe great pressure at which it is confined in the earth, and the corresponding force with which it escapes from the well, make it somewhat hard to manage or control. This pressure is enormous, as high as live hundred pounds to the square inch in some cases where it has been gauged. In the great McGugin well, which was not gauged, the pressure is estimated to have reached eight hundred pounds to the equare inch. Any attempt to confine the gas in this well. for the purpose of measuring it would doubtless have resu...
Miscellaneous. Men Who Eat Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
f)f)ece[laneoue. MeA WhVo Eat Fire. she earliest mention of fire enters in Eng. land is to be found in Sir Henry Walton'. correspondence under date of June 8, 1633. Ile says; 8 "There is a strange thing to be seen in London fo:: a couple of pence which I know not whether I should call a piece of art or nature. It is an Englishman, like socle where he had learned to eat fire as familiarly as ever I saw any eat oaken, even whole glow. ing brands, which he will crash with his teeth and swallow. I believe he hath been hard famished in the Terra del ucgo, on thebs south of the M igellen Strait." Evelyn. in his diary, under date of Oct. 8, :1622, gives a graphic account of the remark able fents of another fire-eater, who created a great sensation in his day: I tooke leave of my Lo?y Sunderland, who was going to Paris to my lord, now ambassador there. She made me stay to dinner at Leicester ouseo, and afterwards sent for Rtichardson, the famous fire-eater. lHe devoured brimstone on glowing...
THE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
THE CONCERT. The concert. in aid of t]h, ra'e cluh, held it the Mech ailes' iall ini Saturday evening, was certlinlyl a snccess as frt as thile lttelnc we was concerned, aljl, we hope, also from a finaneial point of view. The lateness of the ihour when thle Inst race was lln delaied maIitters consider ably, so that very few halid put1 in appliearIance whenI the hour set dlownl for the overture arrived. Soonii after eight, however, the public enlis flinlcitig; andt consi(lerilng thint it wias a iight oin which businessi debarred It grlot mnianiy of tlhe townsviipeople fri atteding, the liller was? certainly at giud one. Thie iaudience, however, we.s iot on its very hlest behavionrii, aniid it. wuld hnve iaddledt i the comlfort of mio of those present had the one or two hare-brainedl delinh qullts leen hailled over Iit the police. No doulbt, had those i charnlge beenl certani of the offlenders' :ientity, this would have leein done. iThe l ?Iiilii of mlusic. sOlng, aind istoir, prov\-i...
TATURA ATHLETIC SPORTS SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. 130 Yards. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
TATURA ATHLETIC SPORTS 4)" SIHi[EF, ,I) HANDIICAP. 130 Yr'd,., Yds. ID. 3cLPhersoo, 3elbourne ... 3 P. Ionc, I'it zrvy .. ... 3 ][. P. 31nlletsi, W?'arr.mdyte ... 4 .J. ,J. Gle .son, Ghera ... ... 4 31. J. Kelly, 31elboiurne ... \V. BIicknell, \Wst ,elhouhrne 4 F". 1.. Vine, Echuca ... ... 5. T. 31. Skase, GoldsIhor?ough ... ( 'T. W\. 31.3]niun, Echluca ... ( 11. eely. , lich:ester .... ... 7 G. E1rns, Katuzig.1 ... ... , Suin Neely, Ihe.l1 tcer ... V. Gately, Tutura ... ... 8 G. Paterson. l(arm gi ... 8 A. lBeckwith, h)31roopua ... 9 A. \W. Edwahtrlrd, Sholeppnton... I) .I. T'. Turner, llutnca... ... 1O Iwiw i) ick, lutuairta ... ... 1I0 \\r. Ander-on, Echnen ... 10 P. O. O'KI ne, hlaz.lihl ... 11 3 , .1. Cro( ii, C hranit ... 12 It. Spear', Nortlh [l)oorllopnla 12 'It'hos. (Gray, Stecwart's hridge... 12 A1. J. IDarcy, Mlooroopna ... 13: \V. Slotter shead, [ooroupna... 1;I Rl. Walker, Tlatra ... ... 1-1 J. .. ,,l:.lnue, Moorqopmn ... 11 C. 11. MHitgn,:uy,'v Echica ... 15 \\'. Hll, ...
DISTRICT HANDICAP. 130 Yards. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
i)ISTIIOCT HANDICAP. 130 Yards. Yds. 1V. Gately ... ... ... 2 A. lelekwith ... ... ... 3 W. Anderson.... .. ... 3 Irwin 1)ck ... ... - ... 4 M. lcckwith ... ... ... 5 1. Britten ... ... ... i D). I)atrce .. ... - ... 7 II. Edwards ... ... ... 8 J. J. McIsnae... ... ... 8 L. Maslkell ... ... ... 100 E. C. 'Thomas ... ... 10 .T. Spears ... ... ... 10 ,J. Il?r ... ... ... 10 II. O'lrien ... ... ... 12 IT. HIill ... ... ... 12 .1. 1). Douglas... ... ... 12 W. Small ... ... ... 12 Joihn Grant ... ... ... 12 Acceptrances for the halive close with the Secretary onl W\Vediieay,V March 28. Nomination for Local, Maiden Plate, Ballcklit Rnce, and Firmnan's Reel Race, also cl-oe ont March 28. Ilandicaps for Local Haee will appear ot Moltnday, April 2. F. F. IIHALKYAI), D. IIITA'PHV', O. F. VAUGHIAN, Tiatura, March 21, 1894.''
SHEPPARTON RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
SHEPPARTON RACES. 1144' Sh44 tonl District. Turf Cluh 104141 4e4 1Uti' 1144e444f41 metin4tlg las4t. Fri ainC iflferooj (I (1th 1Murclt), 4(it'le it large a1t41 nc I ')111'of th 1444 1iI4 (4ere4 l41esen'1t. (1o01 ield a441d1 close1 CIIinishes441I wetre th oi irde4r or i he hlay. The4 fcilocy in r he resulto c the duty's mein, : v1IA4444 1 lC.4)t'C 1 14 4.4 Ii.444, of .11) I 1, iles.- little .111) 1, 1'o44 g4 DIe 4cjver 2, I'4neha' 41 ii. 1ý e ery e'44it log t l31jti.44. .i",i.i~ss of fi fur-* l44)g44.-M 2i 4444lig ht I, ]111.1'. 2, w\e1 co4)' a1.414' :1. A\ ve'y fals race, the 14144' In4.iIg 41444414. 4) r44411''c 44' el'iittdli, f141ile rider cif 24o144)'lgt, (4ho4 cleverly' hallf-l4'4gt la. £10 ; u ile.-I '(II) Tol'l I, (irondl light 2, Ii'mt 44(4 :'. A e J414 tlin4 finish to4441s Iplace l4t~ e4')i 1'4141· 241 4he old 4lroo 111 c'te'ra44 n11)1 a 1n4' 4i4e11.111c41' of W4'llliam 144. ha11l t4444 4.1lil' 1 11' 111-'I Ipro'e'44ere1 hr it 41 1)41'. 5441i.Ioti Iltutc 1.4(1 f 1t .5;; si ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
CRICKET. Qnite a number of Freemasons journeyed from here on Sunday last, to the special service held in the Temperance Hall, Echuca; and a most enjoyable time was spent, but, unfortunately on the drive home, a pelting rain vas en countered, and late at night the various parties arrived well drenched with the storm. The service was an unqualified success. The Timmering Cricket Club tried conclusions with our boys on Saturday last in Kyabram, and a very good game resulted. The home captain (DMr Edis) winning the toss sent his opponents to the wicket, and although the fielding of the home team was scarcely up to the mark, the total of the Timmering team only reached 48. The Kyabram team was unfortunate in losing such men as Adams and Clements for ducks, and John and Jas. Allan for 3 and 6 respec tively ; but the obstinate stand made by P. Guinan, who played sterling cricket, DoBoos and R. Haslem (although the former of these two should have been dismissed by an easy catch lost by Lowr...
TATURA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
TATURA RACES. Our wish, expressed last, week, that our race cluib might be favoured with a clear sky above and good turf beneath, was carried out to the full on Saturday last. A heavy shower during the pre ceding night made oeie or two feel anxious for the morrow, but their fears were soon dispelled. Never, perhaps, has our little course been in better order. The rain had laid the dust, for the day at least, antd the ground was in that firm springy condition which horses as well as those who have to foot it revel in. Taken altogether, the meeting was as successful as tlhe day was auspicious. Our racing officials are about as hard working a body of gentlemen as one could wish for, and much of the success of the meetiig wais due to the efforts of the secretary ( Mr. Vaughan), the judge (Mr Minter), the starter (Mr Iogan), the time-keeper (Mr Cussen), and the stewards (Messrs Hloganl, Ryan, Curts, Morrissey, and Murray.) Of course it woulld have been -atu improvemtlent had there been a...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. Grand concert in aid of Ihe T'atura Turf CluI il thie 31ihchanics' Ilalhl io morrow (Sailrday) evening. iTatura LUrhnn W\raterworks Trust. meet sielttl lMonuidavy iln tlhe 11IIn11th (A lril II.) L.O.O.P. Loyal 'Taltura 1,oIlgi, every alternate Tnsdlay (Mlrchi 20) in ith ante-room of the Tatura llethanics H all. 1LlJ..lO.O.l. . Loyal [tlouta T:tlira lbodge l et, every alterniate Tesda y (SMarch 27) in the antie-roi, of thi. .echainies' [nstitite, Tutr ilma. Tatlura Agricultural Society, Satur day, April 7, at 1.311 p.m., at theThatiura 3lchaics'. 'l itura Tlurf CluI'sI atinal race mteeting, St. Patrick's DIay (to-niorrow), Marchl 17. 'latura Y. IV . I'l.,rile wlnting;, third Mounay in earth montll?h, practice, first. .lmuday in tilth Mlotth. Ani uatl Iuetting of the 'l'oioltuha P1uhlic Hall Couimittee, Tuesday cve, ing, April .i, at 8 o'clock. 'Tatur, ITtspil I )einioustration, -lth April, in the T'latura Shlow grlttudu. Grand Ihtll in aid of the Taliura)...
He Was a Quoter From Quoterville [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
lIe Was a Quoter Trout Quotorville " You are oharged with-" began Judge DAfy. " Chargedl" interrupped the prisoner. .That reminds me of It hoard IIl's remark at the Battle of Bunker 11,ll: "Charge, Stanley I-" "Nev r mind Richard," broke in his donor. "ll'a dead. Liston to me." " Dead, yes, dead I flow that word recalls Dydetn's famous line in 'King Liar,' We ne'er ehall look upon his like again. Or, as Chaucer very pithily- " " Stop, sir I No Chaucer or any other, sir. You are bharged with-" "OCn't pay I Lika the immortal .anon,. sir, I can say, ' My purse was stole. 'Twas full of trash.'" " A polieman found you lying in a gutter last-" " Lying, you say. ' Lord, Lord, how this world is given to lying I' as my friend Lord Bacon said." " You were found in a drunken sleep in a goutter--" "Oh, sleep I Oh, gentle elet p Nature's soft nurser, Oft have I wooed thee--" " You wooed ber mi-takenly this time. You used tanglefoot o,f a very rank-" "'T'aTe rank is but the guinea stamp," mur* sn...
Milk as a Food. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
Milk acrs a . (ootd. " It is a mistake,"ezys the London IIospi. tal, " to look upon milk as a beverage. It is a liq tid food, and though it qaeonabe thirst t tihe moment, it makes it more in. tuseo after it has been some time in the s t otnr an.l its diestiJn has commeneod. IHealthy infants who receive a sufiaienoy of milk olflen ary for long psriods, to the be. wilderment and distress of the mothoers and nurses, simply bicnuse they are thirsty, and in many cases w'hre inligestion is eaused by weelkneos or inlulicieney of the gantrio juice, the child would be greatly bonefited by a drink of water."
A Question Of Etiquette. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
A Question Of Etiquette. At Ahmedabab it is the custom that when native government officers have to present themelves boefore their European superiors they remove their country shoes butoru entering the house or ollice. If they, how ever, have a pair of English boots on they can approach without being put to any trouble. Itecently some Hindoo omllials, to avoid the indignity of presenting themselves in their bare feet, bought a pair of English boots, and each wore the boots in turn as ha went up to be presented to the governor at a levee. There was great fun oaused by the officials running hither and thither to take their turn with the pair of boots, and often they put on the right and left boots indisori minately.
Japanese Industrial Art. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
Japanese Industrial Art. By W. Blackburn Harto. The eyes of the world are upon Japan. No other nation in the world is at preLcnt attracting anch general atlention. Tuo fact is, of coulse, not that the Japanese have Paldenlygnmade great and unprecedented strides in every department of art and life- i though their progress of recent years in tle march of clvillsation has been remarkable- I but that western nations have suddenly ] awnakened to the fact of their existnce. Japanese art and customs have remained un changed for centuries, but they were hedged in by conservatism and autocracy and little was known of them. Of recent years the people have begun to assert themselves; the I national pulse has quickened into amazing activity, and under judicious government commerce has been encouraged and directed into now channels; Ohristianity and modern civilisation have been tacitly ad. initted into the kingdom, and Japan has talen a prominent position among the natious of the earth. Japanes...
Essayist. Practical People. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
&'ae Etat. Fractical People, Of course the eminently practical man ,annot understand a joae; seo expeocts people to say what they mean always, and gravely tries to disprove slatements which every ont else laughs at as humorous examples of the imposeible. Hie says that Mark Twain's bocks are not true, and that he can' " make head not tail" out of Gilbert and Sullivan's operas. tie wil. deny the inspiri:ion of the icripturee, be cause they say, " ast thy bread upon the waters and thou shall find it after many days.,' "'Taint so," says the practi.al man, " 1 tried it and found out. I tirew a loaf a' bread into the river when I was a boy, oane have never seen hide nor hair of it sicer. I tell you the chances are twlve billion, nine hubdred and forty-four million, three hun dred and twdntyseven thousand hive hun dred and thirteen to one, that if you throe bread into the water you will ever find i. agdin." He thinks Emerson muot have been "arazy" when he spoke of hitching a waggon...
The Fool Who Makes a Fortune. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 22 March 1894
The Fool Who Makes a Fortune. Every day we meet men who, while seem. ing hopekssly dull and stupid, having none of the kn.wloJge which is considered indis. per.nable to intelkctual life, are yet succees loul in business. It is evi.;nt that, whatever else they lack, torla is the abil.ty to do jJat what circutmsuanced demand of theut. Tuo "tool who makes a fortune" is usually a mun with just the foresight, or the judg ment, or theu ittuitive prceeption of the way thvigs are goingr-a flculty like long.:ghlt or keen hearing, and inde pundont of intellectual I wtr?r-rrtuidstt to mase large prilits quickly. I n toat, the fortunate man who, in coneo quenoe of some hidden quality in Ili nature, deserves fortune. Tno unlucky man is, on the other hand, generally an incapable one. One of thil unhappy class was continually declaring that, somerhow or another, tllh al. chanee always hi him. It was partly true ; but tile intirmate friends who knew and loved him underotood well that there was in h...