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CORRESPONDENCE. BRUNSWICK CRICKET CLUB. (To The Editor of the Leader.) [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 13 May 1891
CORRESPONDENCE. BRUNSWICK CRICKET CLUB. (To the Editor of the Leader.) Sir,- Would you kindly publish &nbsp; through the columns of your valuable paper, the averages of the Brunswick cricket club in the Boyle and Scott's &nbsp; Cup matches. It will be seen that T. Buncle has taken the batting average for the competition in all the clubs. I trust that next season the supporters of thd club will see a good team in the field, and already we have promises of support from some good players. I may say that it is the intention to also send a team for the Sports Depot matting competition. Thanking you for your support to sport in general. I am, yours truly, J. BROWN, Hon. Sec. B.C.C.
THAT FIRE BRIGADE MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
THAT FIRE BRIGADE The '23d4 which the nec lire brigade's board are willing to give for the ap pliances of tio late Brunswick Volunteer Brigade seems likely to occasion some discussion regarding its distribution. Many leadling residonts contend that thee llmoney: i prii:iarly .the propdrty of the ratepayersi, and thalt no individuals shtuold eceive it. -. The presenlt ?tivo fircimen 'have given theiri srricos voluntaryiiy but they hvte boon paid fur attendance 'at fires, aniid why, (contend thee' leading residonts,).should they get the uloile, that has been subscribed: by. residouts individually, :and rateolayers, thuigrlin the nl edii "of the .council. Again, many men who have done good servidce in lhe pist; ani idio foundled the biigade, contend they .should :iot be overlooked in the distribution, if it is to bea personal uiatterf, and the Bruns wick:uband,:: whicl has alwanys given its, services' ratuitouisly to the. lbrigade, should-not; be. forgotten. Altogetllhe, it seeisitha(i...
A 12th OF JULY CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
A 12th OF JULY CELE . BRATION. John .-Davidson, of Barkly-street, Bruiaswick, miust hrave beei reflecting onl; the Battle of the Boyne, "thcl12th.l of last July i"lwhen, it is alleged, lilerai? "amlnuck ":to the terror and damaige' of two .peacefulcitioens. : -lie toed the mark . at .the, Brunaswick court: last Wedniesday broughtllu oi warriant, .for n ':assiultl coimmitted oat the rl2tli of July; last yea r, soie? i te ontlhs ago. Hle had been fou'ici? it i Varragaul ,and tlie iollowin?; at4l iiluiai toryi told ito *u .tive struck ctoirt. On` Situlrday ;eveningn thle 12 h of July, Dairidsin hlad retur eil ionac from ai fobiibal iitltcll andii :ex slhaighter Iiall, maetied Losel, ws t i.w dking near the corner.of B trkly and WVatsoiistreets. Sudedlye , li foundi hinmself grasped by the" neck, and?i lie'" di l'ut wamit to hbe toiked" ,ie iad a id r ?aik fo Mr. Calder's slhop, a' f: w yards away, closely" pursued by. his asailanl?,i lho ::overtook hini'at the door, andl kno'ked Iaink ...
NEGLECTED CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
NEGLECTED' CHILDREN. il Not' the least: distasteful duty .he police dre sio?tiinin cilled on t pier- 1 form is, that'.;of. bri'ning neglected children 'erl:iie , the 'noingistrates.' Of conrse it is a charity to do so, but, neyer thelesS; th'd?bfidscrs f?fcel : f, r ,the little ones iwhom they wishl to put under that stern stepmnoth er--the state. At lthe Brunswick court last Wednesday Sergant' Irdn brought' u two little ur,'hins' nanied',Kane :oni.thi charge of: being.neglected .childreC;i, ana pitiful. story was:i told regarding" themln The: fattier lad citly berece sniedto tfie years. imprisoncenti for' ninaliciously wounding a ierso, anii the serogeant said hit the: iother -a' yiing woman indidgesd sometimes i? strorg dlrink, and on scahi oc:isions =the - chil. rci were allon cit to m;runiv wild,"; sand; get food whereverd they i:ould Tholiiotllier of the clildren ws itot n?arried to Kane and 'it- iwas. stated that hlie orly recog-' imacil ie ortli atheiiiia i althougli'th io g ...
POLICE NEWS. COBURG—TUESDAY. Before Messrs. Vincent (chairman), Voice, and Richards, J's.P. DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
POLICE NEWS. COBURG -TuESDAY. 'Bef ire. Messrs. Vincent (chairinan), Voice' and Richards: J's. 1 , 'r. .DRn K.i Alexli:ier M acGregor was charged with being lrunk whilst in charge, of a horse and dray last Saturday night. Constable Sanders proved 'the offence, and a' fine of )s., or three days' im prisonmient,:was imposed ? INSULTING,, 5ii'iACOlni. James O'Keefe wa: broiught up on a charge of ;insulting[ behavior.: Con stable Sianders siaid tlat at'a quarter past I nine on .thei prerions night the prisoner was on: Sydiney-road,' opposite tle ,post ofice ..hotel,i making himself a nisuniced to the ' eiglibour!ood. The sergeant said ,lie .had been repeatedly, before thei Binch, aiid O'Keefe was lined ?iOs in:default 1i: days' imprison ment. - RUi.LTY' TO A ORilOSE. Williai Wade was brought before the Bllech"cliarged with cruelty to' a liorse. r. . L. Fedden appealsed for :Wade, and Sergeant Bass proseciited. The sergeant said on the night of the 9ti 'inst. n Constables Adams and Hawki...
PERILS TO PEDESTRIANS. SOME HARD SWEARING. £1000 DAMAGES CLAIMED. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
PERILS" TO PEDESTRIANS.. 41000 DAMAGES. CLAIMED:,, :; Before his.lIonor, Judge Walshl and' a jury of four, il the County Court on Monday:. last, - the action by Carolino Hannah, a nurse, clainsi?ng' £1000 damages : from the ,:Brunswick council for injuries .sustained by the alleged negligence of the defendants, was con tinued. Captain Taylor, instructed by Messrs. Gillman and Mussen, appeared for thel plaintiff, and Mr. .M Arthur, instructed by Messrs. Gillott, Croker and Snowden and Co.. was for the defendants. His Honor, in summing up to the jury, travassed the facts of the case, which were to the effect that on the evening of the 4th March the plaintiff wqs walking along Hodgson-street, Brqiiswjckh wh~en she stepped into a lhole and sqstained a foal. hrealingl her leg. The defendants denied the negli. gence, and alleged contributory negli gence. It was also denied that there was any hole, and it was stated that the slight indentation was caused by the bursting of a water main. Th...
SAVED FROM MISERY [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
SAVED FROM MISERY - f MDlrs. Fanny Dent, wife of a gentleman employed in the Lambion colleries, kindly allows us to.publislh the following facts ofi he'life interesting case and wonderful recovery,- which we gather from her correspondence, and which we shall be glad co allow anyone to pernse who wishes to do so.. Mrs. Dent has been. in.a state of extreme debility for twelve years,, freqitently quite unable to do any work, .the lightest kind causing great : fatigne, with severe pains in the limbs, back;sand left side. So severe was the pain that site would have to' sit or lie doi~wnfrequiently.' Walking exercise was veryy trying and she could only walk very slowly. She had 'long tseen Clemnents ITon iiadvertised, but like imany more people0 liher lhtistind was "prejiudiced against:' "patent iliii Ces,".biut. (now iwe use her'own- words) '" I knew some one who had tried Cleueitts Thic,' ahnd I' d?ided ti, et; a bottle on tie. quiet anil say notuing llab'ilt if ii did ,ie:uno good. The...
NEXT SATURDAY'S PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
NarET SAUirDAY S PLAT Coburg v., Austral.. This match will be pliayed at Coburg.: Tihe fol loin will.: represent the' Cobnrg :CGopple stuon, Murray, Tucker; Uaylibs (;2), Edhouee, Manchester (2), M'Makon, O'.Brien, Bell, Foletta, Garter, Downs, Clough, Benson (3), Kelly, WVarrick, lBenzil, Liddy, Marshall lurt?.us,,,d Hade (2). Players are requested to turn up at 2.0t for practle. ; Brunswick r. Seym!rour,? at Seyoar, 2th \Iay. All tlh?e ivliu inten ?going are requested to send: tl?ir: namnes :in at once to the secretary, T.` TyluJ
The Execution by Electricity. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
rhe Execution by Electricity: Capital murder was never more thorugisly discrenited than in the Iatemethod ufkillint I - the unhappy culprit Ktmmler by; electrical discharge. What occurred was really worse than was prognosticated.' The shucks ad ministered were intens t surface.shccks, at tended with.extreme 'tical action, but not affecting directly or immediately the re spiratorycentres. The idea seems to hare been that an electric shock passed through tile head would kill like the blow of a pole axe; an idea which a perusal of one of llehijamiei Franklin's experiments, in last century, ought to have rectified. The doubts which have been expressed about the strength of the current and the faults of the apparatus are out of the re cord. The mistakes were physialonical. not electrical. If the :,loo:1, which is the prime rconductor cf electrical vibration, had been !nlade the conductor, a current of half the strength used would have ,suliled. If tene electrodes had been put to the ar:n...
POLICE NEWS. BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. King, (chairman), Tinning, Fleming, Crook, and Stranger, J's.P. Drinks. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
POLICE NEWS. BRUNSWICK. -WEuNESLAY. Before Messrs. King, (chairman), Tining, Fleming, Crook, and Stranger, J's.F. DRUNKS, Alfred Jones, on bail, was charged with this offence. The arresting con stable gave evidence, and a line of fis. was inflicted, in default 24 hours' im prisonment.. ............... ..ary Martin, for being Irnulk, was lfined 5s., ,9c 2 hours' imprisonilent. S S"E(;GlCTED CIlllDREN. Tholihas Kane alnd James Kane were brcught lbefore the court as neglected children. : :.. e -Sergeant Brown stated that their . father was in gaol serving 'a eenteiico:of five years. His osteisible Wife was a dirunkard,; and the ;:childreii weire neglected. ' Esthler Crelin, the- moilher, expressed I her williigness to contriliut'il idat sie 3 conld to the LIhildren' subiiport if theyi were sent to the n ludstrial Sdchol,:,:,:. The Beinhli conultlltcdi thel 1in accor dance. ass`AULT John Davidsofi 'was= birought upl oi lwarrant, for issault :: illiewis apipeared for pri0on er. ; t Serge...
Life in Wild Siberia. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
Life iti Tr ild Sibesria. " id ea?shadbinis thelarge replaece,which is used for both:heating and cooking." sate Lieut. W. H.' Sheutze, who has travelled in snorth-west Siberia. " There is seldom more than one'room in theEo cabins, and: ;all the'owner's cattle, if he has any, occupy or, .esid of the room in which he lives, being tied, or prevented from trampling on the babies b) a bar. The houses are commonly very com fortable, but are very dirty, and smell there is no word to deecribe it. Often, until I got used to it, "1 would rather lie down in the snow outside, with the thermometer fifty degrees below zero, than sleep in one or these huts. But you have noidea what a mat can stand when he has to." " Have they windowsi-n their honuses?" " Yes; ice windows. They use ice as we us' 4lass. A clear piece is selected, about five as -ix inches thick, mortised in the window ,ipening in blocks two feet and sometimes fou f ct Fquare, and with ireer is made solid rl1: water is as good as putt...
The Coburg Leader. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak, impugn it whoso list." MAY 20TH, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
-" I am in the place where 1 am demanded of conscience to speak the trath, and there fr.re the truth I speak, impugn it. whoso list." MAY zorit, 18i . Ir is , ;anatter for regret that the Coburg Shire ?,uncil does not make some t arriungemeuit with the Northern Trait- t way Company to obtain the metal which is nlow being taken loff Sydney-road. i 'Through some oversight in the drawing tep u the agreement between the council and the compaiy. the metal on the road- I way needed for tie duplication of the i tranline became the property" of the latter. " This means that nearly :three t :thousand yards of mietallingwhicwhi cost :-. or Gs. a yard to lay dortn, ,was lost ito the 'ratepayers. OF course a good ,deal of work hd' been got out of it, and iits valu' for roadinaking very ntlch' ;lessened, yet it is admlirably adapted for 'improving side 'streets that so :sadly :need it. Negotiations were opened up tbetween thie council and the company Tor, the purchase of the' old ietl, ii in. co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
".THE COBURG LEADER." PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY. At BATES' BUILDINGS, SYDNEY ROAD, CORURG. PRICE-ONE PENNY. tuba obtained at THE LEADER Office, o of Mrs. Summers, News Agent. JOB PRINTING of Every Description executed in the best style. CHARGsE MODERATE. I-ULL particulars of Church Work, to . gether with reports of proceedings of -friendly.Societies, Football, Cricket and all .Athletic Clubs will be given in ihe columns .of "THE LEADEn,", and it is hoped that leaders and Secretaries will recognise our en 'deavor to cater for readers in every depart went, by forwarding for insertion all to-r cspsiialnaldverl4se~ents- .and.n.ocording ais'a S share of their patronage. Items of interest, a vl any articles intended for insertion in out. news columns, should be forwarded to the )?ditor not later than Monday evening, others ise their publication cannot be guaran'4ed. Our colnmns are open to all intelligent correspond¶snte without respect to creed or color, with the proviso that all corresp...
COBURG PRIMITIVE METHODIST SABBATH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
COBURG PRIMITIVE METH ODIST. SABBATH SCHO'OL.:: The anniversary of the abovo..scho6 l was celebrated on Sunday, 10th M1ay, when sermns . ere preached in ;.the morning: by the Rev A. Hartlet .and afternoon and evening `by thei Rev. .7I: Cain;? to- large congregations. Om IMonday evening" a' public meeting was: heMld, presided over by G. Sweet, Esq?, of Brunswick, and addresses were delivered.. by the Revs. 'Bracetiell and Copeland, singing and recitations by} the: children, and distribution of prizes to tlie ;scholars brought a siccessfuil
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
NEtWSi .AND NOTES.: SWlly do you go rthcre" was an exclama- I tion .verhlsrd betwe woi tin. Coliurg ladies l the olher niglht. ?"Bc,.usC , : fini'tliat for f i ealI " 'icheapest in the endIhave tried other supposed cheap grocers, but I have d conime to the conclusion that ' quality is the. true t.st of chiapnelss.' . lowever, if you doubt muy word, give him a trial and see for I yoursdf; his establishment is at -Sydney- c roaust Coburg."-ADvT. A meeting was held on Tuesday evening in the public hall, Coburg, for h the purpsose of fortiming a minstrel and dramr.tic club. A fair ;'attendance of young 'gentlemen were, piesenta;: Mr. MlaDonald occupying the chair.. It was a decided to form a club, to be nained the Il Cobuig Amateur Minstrel and Dramatic Club. Mr. T. 'Enderslsee., jnnr. iwas elected: secretary, aiid a: r. Turner treasurer.; A very strong working com mittee was also formed aiind :a vote of thanks to the chairman bIrought the meeting to a close. The Railway Comenissioners ...
Poetry. PIPE REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
P IIoetrv. PIPE REMINISCENCES. My pipes to mn are magicitn's wands, And the herb h kinlle has mystticl powers ; I need no whispers, no waving of hItlnds, To summon the 11 ittoms of vanished hours.. I puff my bricrwood, Eeasone:l :and old, IIv mellw?eotmpanion through bachelor years; Thle clouds loaot ,pward, and then unfold, And the face of Alice, the winsome, appears. Yet Alice. some twenty years or. more,. Waved herhoand to tmnoas shesailed away With the hiabal the tloted to a distaent shore; And the totf is her pillow for many a day. But the face before me is fair and sweet, Andl the ves are bright, and the hiir is gohl, And the smile on her lies seems my own to greet, As in hbors ere the lIeart grew estraniged and cold., This meerechloam rich li itis tchocolate hue; r I light, and iht iopiturs ighi ns ccid ' Iknew this magitcitn,wtiuld summon youll Then welcome thicOe weicme ,iy dcr old ftietid In ofthe ?rld of sliatipi exists no pain, ' ` Of lonteging foari',igits dhean muse si...
Poetry. JOHN'S LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
I1poclty. JOHNS LOVE. BrWITLLIA3t LYLE." , I'm growing old as the world rpke s, - My eyes are some less bright, The pink is fainter on my cheeks, M* y hands are not so white. . 3enbwhisper, "' where are all the tints ;Oh beauty we've heard sueg " iBut what care, I what the world hints ? John says I'm growing young. Esen as ivy clasps the tree, I've stood by him through life; And he has never swerves from me, Or named me less than wife. The night may bring me weary eyes, Mly nerves may be unstrung: lut I've no taste for frowns or sighs, While Jjhn eays I am young. Jlhn'd words are kind-I feel them so They bring me cheer untold j Hearts nursed on love can never know, The pain of growing ol. Vhen death shall set our lives apart, The last words on my tongue Will be, Lord, take a hap"y heart Jahn'e love has kept it young. Oh, colder than the wind that freezes Founts which but now in sunshineplayed, Is that congealing pang which seizes The trusting bosom when betrayed. S MoonE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
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Fanniosities. Arouna Robin Hood's Darn. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
dlrouria Jon?i J i coc?s I,:rn. L~asie, were I your gfand m ,amma, And going away o'er the eea, To be gone" forever, forever and aoe To be gone, till I should dee-; - Would ye press your redlipe to my wrinkledi face~ . Aged and wrinkled and wan With love in your eye, and a tender good. bye, Would ye kiss me, ere I was gone ?- . Lsesie, were I your mother; - With a mother's love for her child, Who laughed dbith yodr bib'ylioodl laughter, And was happy whenever yon smiled; Who'watched o'er your hend with the angele, And prayed for the coming down, Now going to leave you forever Would yo' kissine ere'I waigonie Laseie, wre Iyour lover;, With a love as pure as the snow, Who would care for yoti tndecrlyever, And love you-come weal. come wee, And was goifig "vb-eyib 'tbý Idgingi?i, As I am-why, it'd twveldeeI' c ern Ir )Vould you press your red lips to my mou' Will ycuhkine me ere0 I amgccne?
TWO LITTLE "NIGGERS." [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 20 May 1891
TWO LITTLE "NIGGERS." Violet and Georgina Burton, two young ladies of Brunswick, are very decided brunettbs. Their sloe black eyes match their olive complections, and it was sworn in the Brunswick court last Wednesday that neighlbors named. Chapman generally addressed the young ladies in question as " niggers."-: Con sidering that dark women are now re-. garded as the.highest type of femiiniieo beauty ("f course the' fashion changes), it might onlyl be expe~eted that Violet and Georgins :Burton? resented this dark rellection on their, complections. As the. tongue is'tlnually, sippose I-to be :wcman's weapon, they- defended them: s?lves by makling some sarcastic reports 'on Miss: Ada Chapman.- They mre thatii inisinuatedl that she was hot very, souind in body, and they also expressed a sfiedrin ' :ri'riosity to'see' a sarbicular niiariii cetiiliitiite,a which they thought was as.n iiythicil as a certain" Sirs. Harris?:?The three feminine combatants toild not 'do ih"och: hiarmni becau...