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THE LEADER. JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, OCT. 6th, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

THE LEADER. o SATURDAY, OCT. 6th, 1888: O Tuesday eveng, 26th Sep eimber, the usual. fortniightly meeting of the Brighton Litera'ry :?ebiating Club was held at-the Brighton Library, ;Bay Street.: ,C.: Lister, Esq ; presided. The; attendance 'iras very' god.! S veral ,newimemliers ~ie: elected; atnd niany -,nominations `were "received. After the ordinary business had'been ,disposed of, Mr. G. ?Vebster opened a debate upon the, question-";Should IHome ?.Rule..be granted to ., the people. ,.of, Ireland~ ,'.I HE1 ,ga~?a .brief,,but ,interesting ,and., connected ,sketch :ofi .the;,history: of Ireland, set ting forth most eloquently i the wretched misgovernment to which that counitif hd' biedn siibjectd by tlh 'CEiov; Parliamenit, atid'; pople Theei' claims .were reasonable, Thi tioubles of tl'e Irish have reached ar culminaiting point.' Their oppiression is not' . thing of the past, but :still obtains at this very' momeont. When such men'as 'Mr .-Gladstone and :Mr "Morley and Sir J.- Har...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

- Auctions, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6. On the Ground.. At Three O'Clock. CLAYTON'S .ROAD. i CLAYTON'S ROAD. Railway tation Reserve; Railway Station Reserve. Business and Residential Sites. Business and Residential Sites. By Auction, On the Above Date, :By CARNEY ,& KELLY, -. Auctioneers, In oinjitnction with T. SWEETNAM. This spleiidid estate has an exten sive and valuable frontage to the Main Clayton, Centre and Dandenong Roads, It has alsoa large frontage to the Clayton's Road Station. and runs a considerable distance along the main line' The position of the land is all that can be desired; iti possesses a gentle slope, perfect ,drainage,o Magnificent Views of the Bay, Mountains and Surrounding Country, and is one of the .most elevated posi tions in thedlistriot.: ' A considerable' portion of the Main Road and railiway frontages are most valuable for Business Purposes. Land in the Oakleigh district is now being eagerly sought for,: and Purchasers, at this Sale may rely on receiv...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader
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SHIRE OF OAKLEIGH. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

.SHIRE 'DOF:OAKLEIGH. Oakleigh, a suburban municipal and agricultural township, with tele graph station, savings bank, post and money order oflice, 9. miles south east of Melbourne, on the Scotchman's creek. Oakleigh is an important rail \way station, at which -the Gippsland liin, the" Caulficld, Rosstown and TEls rctnwick and St. Kilda lino, the Outer Circle and Glen Iris lines will inter sect each other. The Gippsland trains run through to the metropolis four times daily, suburban 24 daily; fares; 9d. and 6d,, return is. and 9d.; alse cars from Brighton, Elsternwick or St. Kilda railway stations. Return coach communication to Ferntree Gully and Mulgrave twice daily ; fare, 3s.r A company is being formed with a. ncit-al6f.?- 40,000. .f6or r..the? 'iirpose of constructing a steam tramway for passenger and goods traffic from Oak leigh, along the direct road through the township of Notting Hill, past Black Flat, Scoresby, &c. to Ferntree Gully. and will .supply a want long and...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

Sei.ge.. .O'PE RATING PILL S, 'FOICONSTIPATION, -SLUJGGISH LIVER, rI NLIKE iiany kinds of cathartic l:imedicines; do? not make yoil feel: 1 -orse, before you feel better. Their operation is gentle, but thorough, andi -unattend.d -with disagreeable effects, such as nausea, griping pains, &c. Seigel's Operating Pills are the best: famuily physic that has ever been; discovered. They cleanse the bowels: from all'irritating substances, and leave them in.a healthy condition.- - : .r£he tiestremedy xtantfor it?e bane of our lives-oonstipatiozrand sluggish These Pills :.prevent' fevers and all, ;kinds. of sickness, :.by. removingi. all poisonous matter from the bowels. They operate briskly, yet mildly, with out any pain. , : If ,you take :a severe •cold, and are! .threatened. with a fever, with pains in .the beadl, back, and limbs,.one..or two idoses of. Seigel's Operating Pills, .will break up the cold and prevent the ;fever. . A 'oated tongue, with a brackish, ;tite, "is-caused by...

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A FAMOUS AMERICAN GENERAL. GENERAL SH[?]DAN'S LIVE AND ADVENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

... . FA .OU A slRTO tum ..E.tAt. . G8lt L Se;usiittt'eaa Lrra AND The following extremely intarestinglsketoh of the career of the world.tfamous riehb a American-General is taken from the ' Irsh tWorld't lThe parent of General Sheridan came from [reland in the same ship that brough. tho-e of the late President Obheter A. Arthur, and aended in Boston. They remained some 'ime nu Boston, and then moved to Albany, where they lived for awhile, and finally the father followed tholinoof railroad pr gresa and made his way to Ohio, where, in the town of ISumeresal the future general was born. THE OLD SHERIDAN HOME. In 1851 the family moved from this building I to a h"use one mile north of town, where Genoeral Sberidan'e father had a contraet on the old Solo to and Hocking Valloe railroad. The contract proved unprofitable, as the road after two years was abandoned and the con tractors lost all they had put into it This. however, seemed to be the old gentleman's mislortune in life, as he fared...

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HINTS OF WONDERFUL DISCOVERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

HINT'S OF WONDERFUL DIScOVERIES. Professor George Davidson, of the United States Geological Survey, acoompanied by several friends, visited the Lick Observa tory on Mount H-lml:ton recently, by invitation of Professor Holden. The night was a sp'endid one for observations, but owing to the tact that 117 persons were also on the mountain, it being visitors' night, no length.of time could be spent at the great telescope, as that is always the great atratc timdn for visitors,. It was the first peep through the 86-inch refractor that Pro. f-ssor Davidson had enjoyed since the com ple-ion of the observatory, and to say that he was pleased with the experience is only half putting it. " Yes, slr,"'he said to asae porter when spoken to about the matter. "it is the gr-atest and grandest instrument on ear h. I .m not as IIberty to divalge just now what I saw, and what has already been acccmpl'ehed by the astronomers on d unt Haminlton. That glory is for the astronomers themselves; and when the...

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AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

AGRBIULTU*RLA NOTES. There has been a break ep in the weather a sln.e fast week but the rainfall, althougbh ,d welcome, has not fallen in cuffioleIo quantity Ie to carry the eroFe along. In its dlstribution, . too, the rainfall was very partial, as in some parts the water ban been running freely on , the aarface and filling waterholes, while in ' other districts the moisture was absorbed as 0 rapidly as it descended. The crops have 1 commenced to revive, but unless we got a n good general downfall that will thoroughly i soak the .enbesil, the prerent relief to I vegetation will only be a temporary one. The continual draoght in South Aue. tralia Is eauning great auxifty, especially in 0 the northern districte, where many of the crops' are in great danger of failing alto gether it rain does not come soon, and some on the plains are reported to be past re' oovery. r The " Chroniole" states that the affeOts of the present dry weather are becomlng o disastrous to the paeturalltes is the ...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader
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CHILDREN'S CHAPTER. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

CBILDREN'S CHAPTER. True Sayings of Little Folks. - The following are extracted from an interesting coellentlon of ' esayings of little folkb' in 'Sam. enar Tide' - the holiday number of ' Little Folks' : Harry (five), who is not allowed to ask for things at dinner, waits a long time, and at last buret out with : 'Mamma, when are you going to ark me to have some more pudding?' Charlie (six) looking at print of the picture of the Sistine Madonna, in whioh the virgin and abild are repres-oted among clouds: ' How did she get up there' ' Mammadoes not know.' Th n. half to himself: 'It most hame been a splosion ' E.nest (three), watching a very slow goods train orawling along bhe railway in the dir' lance:' 'At he an awful old train, pa ' Mother ; ' Don't think so much of getting presents. You know it is more b'e'sed to give ban to recalve.' Bobby (six) : ' Then I h-w a Int of people will be blessed on my birthday,' Harold (six and a half) and Frank (threel parsuade mother to take them f...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

P;O3PEO TLUB 0! the aoburg & Campbelleild Land '>: Company Linited, !0 3 BeGI4TERED UNDER TIi COMPANIES . B**S UTR 1804. plt i 1,00 ,00, in 200,000 Shares of £5 each." The firs tressae, now offered to the publio, Is 100.000 shores, of which 50B000 will be -taken, paid op to 88 per s'hstre, by the Vooendoos of the properties to be purchased Sby the OGmpaen , to part payment of the porohaee-money, leaving 50,000 to be sub sacbed for by the publlo in the following namnert O?id. per share on Application, Ss. per share on Allotment, And 2~. 6d& per share monthly until 4? per share is paid up. It to not antoiipated that any forther eale will be required but should any be made they will not exeend B. 6d. per share, or be at Intervast of lese than rwo nnouTs r No Preferential or Prom6ters' Shares will be Issued. All shares will be allotted according to of application, the earlier applisetions g the fullest allotment. TEMPORARY OFFITE OF TRK COMPAItEI PremieraBuldintgs, 4C...

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BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. Friday, October 5. Before Messrs, Sprigg, Allan and Francis, J's.P. REMOVING SOIL FROM CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 6 October 1888

BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. Friday, October 5. Before.Messrs, Sprigg, Allan and Fran cis, J's.P. REMOVING SOIL FROMI CROWYN LANDS. Four, men in the employ of Mr Daly, contractor for, the Boaumaris tranway:were charged with removing soil from Crown Lands.- Defendants, whol admitted the offence, were fined 10s each. . A. N UNRULY ET. Stephen Spiers -was charged with allowing a dangerous dog to run at large.. The evidence was to the effect that on the 9th of last month the dog made an attack on a gentleman named C. Maine, and also on Miss C. Stone of Mill-street. Both were very frightened of the infuriated animal, and were with great difficulty' rescued from him, the young lady having her dress torn by the dog, There were a number of young' children in the immediate vicinity at the time. He was cautioned and fined £1 IIE WOULD NOT STUMP UP. Charles Tree, in answer to charges of indebtedness to Messrs. E. J. Barnett, J. Miller, and J. N. Clarke, for rent, bread, and wood, not appear ing was ...

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A PLAIN SPOKEN DIVINE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

A PLAIN BFOKEN DIVINE. A reverend divine in Scotland during the last oentnoy, when the "decoraum of the sanomeare" were occasionally varied by Inter ludes srbc as more modern rifhnement wouni forbid, glancing round him oongresation during his sermon, perceived one of hibe i ck, lolled, doub'leeely, by the heat of the day and the enporifa inflonee of the preacher's voioe. peoefulrly slembering. Panning in his dim. cnarse, and exchangi, g his monotonous tone for londer and more emphatic seoante, he exolaimed : " Jookl J3..k I wanken op. my min, and hear the Word o' Gid 7 Jack, routed by the shnut, rubbed hie eyes, and. in his torn looking ron, d. maw the ole'gyman a wife also in a deep leep Thinkinkg bat what was sauce for the gande. was a condiment rqnally reasonahla rnr the gnooe. he rejineor with a misohievous twinkle of eatitfation, ' Ye needna feth yersel' see mnkle amoout me, mini-ter I Luke to yer aln wife there, fasrt aslep 1" With laudable im nertialite, the olergyman turned ...

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MR AND MRS [?]WSER. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

F j.. AD &'slP MaiL. B1Y8St,. Br tla. Bowaua. A fey weks age. whesa Mr. Bowser found ate cevvn with the hurt of my sof. cort he g offty oaasaved; "e 'ia opaa pjut aightt Go and get it out " off ! LLow lung do you aupuos na m: wonald 0 put np with auch nonsense f' S'But it iwould nearly ki;l me to have it . ten ont i' ' On ! well, do as 'you 1a401 about it, but I wanrt you to understaud one thing. Mrs SBoweor, I don'c propose thbat this house shall be an upset jous because ion have a corn. ? Some tuostlnds would feet sorrF.' ' Woold hoet Well, when a wile goes at it doliberately and wilfuliy t6Eripnle heotelf, her r husband is an ideit to pity her i' Three or four dleenbseq0ently Mr Bowoer i .mo home an bour ahead of rime. He looked pale and noxious, and I was seriously trightoel for themomnient. ' Ie-ln mother sick or dead ' I asked as I met him at the door. * I only wish it wse nothing more serious.' * What can it be? ' Look here I' He pulled down bie collar and showed me a...

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ADVICE FROM AMERICAN TO JAPANESE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

ADVICE FBOhI AMERICAN TO JAPANESE LADIES. A number of eminent American ladles, helded by Mrs Cleveland and Mrs Garfield arve addressed an open letter " to Japanese w-omen who are adopting foreign drean." The writers say that if the ladies of Japan bave madeop their minds to adopt Western tamale dress in its entiretyit would be use. lees to urge them not to do so; but the writers of the letter are anxions. that they should first know that aE ise whooave studied the asbjeot hold that there is great need of Improvement in aertaln -artloulare From the stsndpolit of beauty, 'aooe, and suitability (the letter goes of) Japanese dress. modelled after the best Japanese slandars.. Is hoth elegant and ra. . -ned, and it would take years for Japanese ladles tn adapt to themselves and wear with equal grace a oostume to which they are etirely unacooutomed. But it is to the welationas of foreign drews to health that the attention of Japanese ladies is especcally direoted. Heavy sklrts, dangerously...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

Gaaliors, BIaths. Lavatorlos. Largo onelIgnmentB june opened up, with all lateul Improvement a nd of approvod de 4lfin. John Dauke nnd Son, 42 only Bonrke -traot woat, Melbonrno.-(ADvT,) Acting under dlreotfon, from tho PBore, the Enyptlan Government bee protoeted eainat th' e.tahlibhmenl of an Italian protectorate ever Zula. Four Suddon Doathe. The new of the on. break of dipbberia att, Liemore has been immertiately followed br tha announcement thab no fewer than fo?`i deaths have already reunltel. This dileaes and typhoid have now, esperielly as summer I. approaching, to be speciallyguarded againta if we wonld eouape the serious responeltility ,, exposing ourselves and our children to the unseen but deedly diseaonse germs which float in the air we breathe. It is therefore orgently resommended that every householder sees that Olosets, drains, ete., are kept sweet and harmiues by the daily usa of Hunter's Odonrlers isinfectaot. Tine everywhere. Very oneap by the bae, at Samuel L wnw...

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CLEANING OUT A GANG OF DESPERADOES. (NEW YORK SUN.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

EP.... PRDOES,. (N?as TOns SUN.) The cloe of the civil war.left some portions of the South in the hands of desperately wicked men. Particularly was this true of parts of Missouri, Miseasissippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. While the Confede. rate troops had dishanded,e nd before the Federals could ocou.y the country, the guerilla and baskwhacker were there. When law and order were in a measure restored. these desperadoes were the last to yield, and many of them had to be hunted down like wolves and killed on sight. I had a district assigned to me along the St. Franescis River, Arkansas, and the total strength of my com. maend was twenty-eight men. With these I was expected to protect the freed men, guard several plantations, scout over all the roads, escort strangers., overawe a multitude of ,bad men and maintain the dignity of the rc united States. In my district, aa I soon ascertained, were half a dozen of the worst desperadoes in the West. All had belonged to guerilla bands, ...

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Sometime, Somewhere. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

San Oetim., omewn?h re. Unanswered yet-the prayer your lipsahave... pleaded in agony of heart these many years? Does faith begin to fail? Is hope departing-? And think you all in vain those falling tears ? Say not the Father bath not beard your prayer; You shall have your desire sometime some- - : where. ., T'his one petition at the iPeth's throne, . It seemed you could not wait the time of asking, So urgent was your heart to make itknown$?, Though years have passed since then, do not despair, the Lord will answer you sometime, some) where. Unanswered yet? Nay, do not say pnaranted. Perbaus your part is not yet wholly done. The work beean when your first prayer was uttered, And God will finish what He hase begno If you will keep the incense burning there, Ris glory yon shall see sometime, some where. Unanswered yet? Faith cannot be unanu. swered'; Her fees are firmly planted on the rook; Amid the wildest storms abe stands - ni daunted, Nor quails before the loudest thunder shock. Sh...

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ELSTERNWICK IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10th. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

EL8TERNWI'CKIMPROVEMNT i C COMMITTEE. SiWEDNBsDAYOOT. 10th. Presdtie Messrs Reid (p rsident) Ure, Kirkham, Sincox, (senr.) Pinnock, Wise Coppin. Batchelor, and Rey nolds , \ A '- 'ORRESPONDENCE. From Mr Sincox, stating that a writ in the name of H. R. Reid, Esq., astpresident of the.,Elsternwick Im prov tiemeinfftommtee had been served on the Brighton Town Council re the lease etc. of the Elsternwick Park to the V. A. tT. C.-Received. THE NaE STATE SOHOOL. The President reported that there' were on the Elsternwick Temporary School-Roll 160, -names,r the-.gnew Ibuiding Nwvoudhf abouý b accommodate 'thatninbe4r and woaldbe finish'ed-in about two months, therefore it would most probably be open after the Christmas vacation.c He said that although tle-'-1uilding was utterly inadequate for the requirements of the district, it was, or would be, a neat and ireditablebuildingi andiwouldstand as a ionument o to ili?lustry of the ElsternwicckImprovement C6mmittee. Some discussion ensued as to...

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FROG SWALLOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

FROG.SWALLOWING. A case of frog-swallowior extraordinary, which is reported from .Bese, ehows that France is by no me.ns the chief country on the Oontinent wherein batraebisne are regarded as orthodox articles of food. In that ,own is a man who was called by his Ifrienda and neighbours " the champion fr..g.relisher'" oy reason of his voraciuse and ,meatiable. appetite for "croakers." Re lately wagered.. live francs and a quart bottle of brandy that he would awallUw three dozen living frogs at a sitting. The bet was accepted and the ohaempi.n won, but no sooner had he pocketed his five francs and despatched his' alcohol than be was seized with atrocious in ternal pains. The thirt -sixbatrachians in the "Relieher'a" stomach made a greater r iw than did the shot in the body of Mark Twain's celebrated, "Jumping Frog." An.. rye witness and chronicler of the aceee saya that the "crokere" moat have beet dancing a saraband, for the man rashed to the shop of a chemiset bent in two with pain....

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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

--00 Brighton; v. Fitzroy firsts elevens played last Saturday at ''Biiglitbn Begili;: The _FEitzroy .were the .first to. go to the. wickets, and wvore; all disposed for 54, and 6 for 13',in' the second' innings; 'Brighton 'weint in, their firstnnings put .together. only 27.. Boxehall and A.. Lucas 'with : 7 enaoh being! top .scores. ,'Patterson 5 for 7. Fox 3 'for 6 anrd: Dann 3 -for 11 boiyle~1 well for the ? locails . 3,.,,:rightontv.; Orniond., : To,be played this afternoon at, Brighti?? Beacoh, at 2.30. Teami- Agg, Ballantyno, Beulke," Boxshall, Dunn, Lucas (2), Foy, Gregg, Stokes,. Patterson, Cochrane and, Thompson. ,, Brighton v. Melbourne 'second elevens at, the Drillrooinm'' t 32.30. Team-Fairies,; :Everinigha:in, :Law rence,; Leonard, Murdoch.,, Ntouritz, Cornwall; 'Grot, Sullivan, Snow, WVsrner anid Wilmot. .?' -" Brighliton 3rd v. South, ,Br}ightond This match was played last: Saturday iat South Brighton, and'resulted in a wvinfuor the South by 20 runs.' Scores ;South, 58...

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EXCITING EXPERIENCE IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA. (ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOURAT.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 13 October 1888

EXCITING EXPERTENCE IN SOUTBERN FLORIDA. (ST; LOUIS GLOBE-DEEMOUOAT.) All at once Jack bristled up his back and began baying in a very decided any angry, manner, his nosepointing up into a big oak tree that rose towering above us, its thickly leaved branches shutting out nearly all the light. What is it, old boy?' said I, addressing the dog. but his barking only becameangrier and -he showed some signa of fear as well. * Look out, Yank,' oalltd out my golde, all atonce, as he stood off to one side trying to pierce the blacknese of the tree overhead. * Jump quick, or ye'll be a goner ' I attempted to obey his warning, but as I moved I involuntarily glanced up just in time to see a panther's wild and ferocious face appear in the leaves nearly over me, and the next moment his long, lithe body sprang at me. I jumped forward, but a projecting root hit my foot, and I fell head long on my face. Tho panther's leap was wild, and his impetues carried him over my fallen body. As he struck the g...

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