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THE ROAD TO SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
TIHE ROAD TO SUCCESS. IMen and women hove ceased to eucceed in a hurry. Occasionally there will Lo an ex. ception, but the instances are very rare. The secret of successful careers is to the o rough performance of whatever has been un dertaken. Perseverance is essential to sue. cees, since it is often achieved only through a succession of failures. In spite of our best efforts,failures are in otore fcr the muajority of the race. It remains, then, for us allto do the beat we can under all circumstances, bearing in mind that races are not always won by the nswiftest feet, nor triumphs in battle by rhe strongest arme. It is by the right application of ewiftness and strength that success is assured. In starting out upon the journey of life, it is well: First, to obtain every kernel of knowledge within your reach. Study people for the knowledge they can impart to you. Road books for what they can teach you, Next, see what your temperament beat fits you for. Mark your tendencies and apply...
AMATEUR WOOD-WORKING. Now, Boys, Here Is Something Both Useful and Entertaining. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
AMATEUR WOOD-WORKING. Now, Boys, Here Is Somethling Both Useful and Entcertaining, There are many p-sty and useful things that can be made with a few tools by boya who have a taste for mechanical work (says a writer in " Youth's Companion." To con struct them is an excellent training of tasle, ingeonuiry and patienco. For example, both a profitable and a pleasant use of tools is fount in making of natural wood picturc-framce. A new and easy style for their construction is to be found in the illustrations giveon, many of whioh are to be econ in the annual picture exbibitions. For the smeller frames inch boards are used of various widths, four inches wide being very attractive. To secure the ends when properly fitted, screw thin piecs of bard ;1i1 ý 1lý wood over the joint. or. the back side, as shown belowe,making the joints so tight as potsih!e. The ends are litced in t mitre-box, as in that way they areo sawed off ..it exactly right angles. The four pieces of which itho frame is co...
THE POWER OF WOMAN. A COWED COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
THE POWER OF WOMAN. A COWED COURT. Mrs. M. Ke2nedy is an "Irish Girl." g At least she said so when in the witness box of the Brunswick Court last Wed is nesday, and we must believe her. Under her left arm she carried a huge q volume, entitled " Every Man his own a Lawyer," whilst in her right hand she carried a battered tin box, some papers, and a pen with a handle a foot long. ) There were eight J's.P. and one P.M. b on the Bench, backed up by thirteen policemen, but Margaret Kennedy " fixed" them all, and literally took f possession of the court. After silencing r Sergeant Brown wtth a graceful wave of the hand, which would have done r credit to Ristori, she told the Bench to " be silent and listen to me. You can spake after." The astute O'Meara had sized up the " girl" of fifty and re- I mained silent, save wheno hie exploded i in laughter, but Mr. Wallace, J.P., j ventured to ask witness how she nmade her living. " Is it make me livin'? an' don't I work for it. Don't I wash an' ...
A CASE IN POINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
A CASE IN POINT. lhusband ' Now here'sa thing, Nellie, that 1 wish to ask your opinioi about. I al reading soni items of philosophy here, and one of these items says there is. a f-1ol in every family. What do you thilnl of that ? Wife: ' Wetll, you lost twenty pounds at poker the other night, as you confessed to me? II.: Yes, my dear.' W.: ' And you buy what is called sweep tickets sometimes in the expectation of making a great strike.' If.: ' Well, that's a fact. But what has that to do with thlere being a fool in every family?' '.: ' I amn coming to it. Now you lhaver left your family, the family composed of your brothers and sisters, you left your family when you mar ried me.' II.: Thlat:' correct.' .: Well, thlere is no fool in your family nowt', Then lthe husband fell into a deep meditation, while the wife watched him out of the corner of her eye.
CRUELTY TO A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
CRUELTY TO A HORSE. Whiist the Brunswick court was sitting on Wednesday, Constable Simumons arrested a man named George Badman for working i.. circumstances involving cruelty, and at once brought him before the Bench. 'The magistrates examined the horse and found its back and withers covered with sores. When the constable saw it the horse was attaclhed to a dray on the Sydney-road, on which was a load of pitchers nearly two Ions in weight, which the animal could scarcely draw. The horse was brought into the town hall reserve, where the magistrates esxamined it, and found that the animal was in a very bad state. After a severe lecture from the Bench, defendant was lined £2 with £1 Is. costs, in dlefault three weceks' ismpisonumienst.
THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
THE DIFFERENCE. Small Boy: '1, what is the difiereuco between a pessimist and an optimist ? P': ' Well, let no see if I an lloustrate it. You know I am often disorionged, and things don't look to me us if they nwoald ever go right. Well at such times I canl beo said to a pessnniist. But yearn ago, when I was a young uani, everything looked bright anid rosy, and I was always Ilopeful. Then I was anll optimist. Now, iy sun, can you understandtl the dilferetnce between a pessimist and an optimist ? Sinall Boy: Olt, yes; one is mnarried and tihe other isn't.'
GREAT UNCLE DECIMUS. A Story with a Moral for Expectant Heirs. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
GREAT UNCLE DECIMUS. A Story with a Moril for Expect ant licirs. My name is Uodgetts, and 1 have ten children. Entland souldn't he what it is but for the Ilodgells:e. Large familiet are with us Iloettetle 'm lay I say itll-an idioernecray. My father was of ten, all of whom developed the family idioeyucraoy -withll the cneptien. of lDecimtus, the younngEt, who was a bachelor. When I eay that each of my brothers had a child named Decimua, wellodgettets will, I am sure, have your empathy and commiseration. There was only one thing we disagreed about, for were a very united family: and that was the poussoaion of Great-Uncle Decimues. My century of nephewa and neices all called him greatl-uncle, and swe all loved and respected him far beyond his deserts : for there was nothing particularly nice or attractive about Great-Uncle Decimue, and there was a good dcnlof mystery. In the first ploce, nobody ever Iknow whero Great-Uncle Decimus lived. " A letter will always aind me at Hobson and Jo...
NEXT SATURDAY'S PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
NEXT SATURDAY'S PLAY. Coburg v. Prahran, at Dean's reserve, Coburg. The following will represent the Coburg :-Bayliss 2, Edhouse, Hado (2), Benson (3), Ilurton, Downs, Bell, Anderson, Murray, Tuck* r, Manchester (2), M'Mahon, Carter, Clough, Oateii, Robinson, Marshall, Kelly, Brown and Foletta. Players are requested to be on the ground at 2.45 for practice, and also to meet every Tuesday and Thurs- - day at the Coburg cricket ground to train. By order of the committee.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
"THE COBURG LEADER" PURLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY, At BATES' BUILDINGS, SYDNEY ROAD, CORUBG. PRICE-ONE PENNY. To be obtainled at THE LeADER Office, or Sof Mrs. Summers, News Agent. JOB PRINTING of Every Description executed in the best style. CHARGES MODERATE. FULL particulars of Church Worik, to. [' lgther with reports of proceedings of friendly Societies, Football, Cricket and all Athletic Clubs will be given in the columns of "THoE LEADER," and it is lhoped that leaders and Secretarics will recognic our en deavor to cater for readers in every depart. ment, by forwarding for insertion all special advertiseoments, and according us a share of their patronage. Items of interest, and any articles intended for insertion in our news columns, should be forwanled to the Editor not later than Monday evening, otherwise their publication cannot be guaranteed. Our columns are open to all intelligent correspondents wvithout respect to creed or color, with the proviso that all correspon dence must ...
FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
FATAL ACCIDENT. A fatal accident, lhappened in Church street, Lower llawthlorn, on Friday 1st. May, to a lad namied WilliamN Watson, aged 13 residing with his parents at Albcrt-street, Brunswick. Thie lad was engaged as driver of a brick dray in the service of A. Cathway, Ratlhdown-street, Carlton. About 3 o'clock he was proceedling with a load of bricks up the Lower Church-street hilll, just beyond the lawlthorn-bridge, when it appears lie was jumping off the dray, and through a mishap fell in front of the wheel. He was pinned to the ground, andl though the wheel did not pass completely over himn, ie received some terrible injuries internally. On being extricated blood was found to be flowing freely from the nnfortunate lad's month. Constable Ryrie took charge of the sufferer, and a gentleman having placed his buggy at the disposal of the constable the boy was quickly removed to the hospital, being then unconscious. lHe was detained, his condition being regarded as very serious ani...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
NEWS AND NOTES. ý Why do you go there'" was an exclama tion overheard betwceen two Coburg ladies the other night. B Because I find that for quality and prices M'Crory's groceries are i really the cheapest in the end 1 hare tried t other supposed cheap grocers, but I lhave conme to the conclusion that ' quality is the true tnst of cheapness.' However, if you doubt my word, give him a trial and see for yourself; his establislhment is at Sydney- I road, Coburg."-ADVT. During the month of March, 43 persons who had attained an age of 75 years and over, died in Greater Mel bourne. The oldest person was 93, a female. 43 violent deaths also took place in the same area during the period. 32 were the result of accident; tour homicide; six suicide, and one judicial hanging (Phelan). The Yarra was responsible for the greatest number of deaths, from accident or suicide, and the railways came next. The Brunswick Gas Company intend pushing on their mains as rapidly as possible, so that Coburg and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
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M. Pasteur. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
M. rastclU1r. In front of the Pasteur Institute, in P'aris. is a bronzeo statn ot Frehchi shepherd boyienogagedin a'denth etruegln~wirh a mad dog'whioh had been'worrying his sheep. With bare hands, and with no weapon save his woodenu''nhot, the boy killed tho dog, but eas horribly bitten in thefight, and this statue repreaents'au aectial struggle which took'place in'October,l1885. 'bhe'vent 'gave the' now famous Forench eavfnt hisei-aust prominent ofpaprtunity of experiteytgigp pith his anti-raore treatment upon a human being. The treatment was succesful, and from that time to this many thousands of persons who have been bitten by rabid animals, of all countries and all stations in life, have been visitors to Pas toui's'laboratory, toreceive such treatment as would insure them, so far as human science could do so, against a horrible death. Tihe French nation raised a monument to the discoverer of this anti-rabia treatment in the shbape'of the !' Pasteur Institute," and there are now...
To be Remembered. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
To be Remembered. "There's a year to be remembered When your eyes first looked in mine, And I felt my heart outreachiong, Like the tendrils of a vine, Then the world'grew full of sunshine And the Heaven above seemed near " And I hoped with words unepoken Need I tell you, love the year ? There'sa day to be remembered When your lips were pressed to mine, And I felt my. pulees beating To a measure holy, divine: It was bliss to lean upon you Like a child who, tired with play, Nestlee closely to its mother Need I tell you, love, the day? There's an hour to be remembered When your soul was pledged to mine,' And,a perfect satisfaction Seemed my being to oishrine, Love woas life, and life was loving; R Rich was autumn leaf and flower; Two nas one honceforth, forever Need I tell you love the hour? Wednesday Weddings.-Why is it that Wednesday is the lavorite day of the seven on which most weddings are celebrated? I counted in a daily, newspaper no less than nine notices of marriages which too...
Poetry. PROSPICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
I- YH 8U M u , 1 W vii:., PROSPICE. B ROBERIT IBIOWNINxt. For death?-to feiel the fog in my throat, The mist in iny faee, When tho snows begin, and thsei!asts denote I am nearing the plae, The power of the night, to crcss of the storm, The post of the fue; Where hie stands, the arch fiend, in a vi-ible form, Yst the strong tumn must go; For the journey is done and the summit attained, And thie barriers fall, Though a battle's to fight creo the guerdon he gained, The reward of it all. I was ever a fighter, so--one ight more, The best and the last ! .twouls hate that death handaged my eyes and feobore, And bade ine creep past. 'o int me taste the whole of it, fare lihe my peers, The heroes of old, BLar the brunt, in a minute pay glad lifC s arrears Of pain, darkness and cold, r suadden the rorst trns thoe best to the btrave, The black minute's at end, end thie lete;t.s, the fiend voices that rave, Shall dwindle, shall blend, Shtll change, shall become first a peace then a joy, Then a ...
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. CRICKET MEMS. JACKSON'S TROPHY. PARKVIEW V. TRUE BRITONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. CRICKET MEMS. JACKSON'S TROPHY. PARKVIEW V. TRUE BRITONS. lThe final match for Jackson's trophy, bctween the above clubs, was continued last Saturday in 'hie presence of a large concourse of spectators, who evinced a lively interest in the gaine. The winner of this match takes the trophy. At about three o'clock the baRrackers began to roll up, some carrying dead ducks and fowls, signifying " a tend bird for the Britons," and, judging by the previous day's play, it looked rather gloomy for the Parkview, but they came up fully determined to make the Britons light hard to the bitter end. Mr. Jackson, the donor of the trophy, was present during the afternoon, and was cordially greeted by the mnany cricketers present. However, shortly after three o'clock the Parkview took the field, and the inot out men of the Briton, Parkinson (6) and Swift (16), taking their places at the wickets. Shannon started w:th the leather fromi the south endl to Parkinson, antd hls third ba...
RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
RECIPES. Dried Scent to Put Into Satchets. Half a pound of lavender flowers, half ounce of dried thyme, half ounce of dried mint, quarter ounce of cloves, quarter ounce of car. raway seeds, one ounce of common salt. The lavender flowers must be rubbed from the stalk, tbo thyme and mint reduced to powder and the cloves and carraway seeds bruised in a mortar. The whole should be mixed with the salt. The salt should be well dried before it is used. When the ingredients are tho roughly mixed the compound maybe put in silk or muslin bags for use. Egg Snow.-Put into a saucepan a pint of euslk, two dessert spoonfuls of orange flower cater and two ounces of sugar and let it boil.. Take six eggs, separate the yolks from the whites, beat the latter to a froth or snow (bence the name) and put it into the boiling, milk by spocofals; stir the whole about with a skimmer. When done take the eggs out and arjs them on the dish for sery. ing. Thicken the milk over the fire with the beaten yolks; pour...
PRESENTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
PRESENTATIONS. The Wesleyan Church, Coburg, wiis crowded on last Tuesday evening, with friends who had assembled to bid fare well to Mr. G. B. Wilson, who, for a generation had acted as superintendent of the Sunday School. ThIe Rev. A. Jolly occupied tihe chair, and the pro ceedings throughout were of an enthusi astic character. Cr. Voice, of Coburg, Cr. King, of Brunswick, and Mr. T. Sumith, spoke on behalf of the trustees of the church in presenting Ur. Wilson with a beautifiul gold keyless Riverside Walthamn Watch, on which was the fol lowing inscription: " Presented to G. B. Wilson, by the trustees and congregation of the Coburg Weslcyan Church on his removal from the district. 28 X4191." Thie recipient acknowledged the valuable gift in feeling terms. Crs. Jukes and Vincent;, witn J. Booth, also spoke on behalf of the officers and teachers of the Sunday School, and wished Mr. Wilson the success and happiness lie so well de served, and subsequently Miss Wilson was presented by th...
BRUNSWICK VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 May 1891
BRUNSWICK VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE. The last meeting of the above brigade (as a brigade), was held at the Retreat hotel, on Thursday evening, and there was a crowded attendance. On that, night, the volunteer brigades of the Colony were disbanded utnder the new act, and the valedictory meeting was to consider the position of memnbers and to pay a tribute to Captain Maxwell for his; past services. Mr. F. J. Batt was called on to pro pose the health of the Captaini, and il' doing so, said ho had served untder hin for tmany years, and never had a more pleasant or capable chief. He was sorry that lie was not skipper for years longer as they could never get a better iman. The voltunteers had cheerfully worked for years at arduous fire-lighting, and there was niot a manii of them that was not money out of pocket. They ihad been badly treated by the niew board, but lie hoped that they would only dis band in iname, and that evet those in " double Iharniess" would manage to get into " single ri...