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SOME BIG MISTAKES. An Epigrammatic Lecture by the Editor of the "Ram's Horn. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
SOME BIG .M1STAKES. An Epigramiatic Lecture by the Editor of the "Ram's' Horn.? 'ireaehrs who get sour and? scod when things do not go to suitlthem,:make a big l'eople who leave their politeness at home whei th'eytravel on railway trains, iflake a big mistake. a. Young.. people who put off. becoming Christians because they think they haye fifty Seami t6d do itin, makeia big mistake." ' SMen wbo are afraid tovstheir 1vmc ag word of praise, for fear it will spoil them, make a big mistake. Parents who wan~ their children to' keep out of the church until they are old enough to understand all.the doctrines and decide fo'r themselvee, make a bid iiiistike: " " Farmers whb feed their' pigs:'iid cattle good corn, and. pay no ,attention rto . wlat kind of books and papers their children are reading,'make abig mistake;'. '?: ?'" Women whos:are:,overly anxious `about their complexions, and underly anxious about their salv?tion male a big mias :oung men yhog think .they know;it all! and, that f...
Subjects for Thought. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
Subjects for Thoilllt ; There is no killing, the suspicion .that deceit has once begotton. It is imipossible to be a iero inu .yiothtnr unless one is a hero in faith.; .t ,p: :. i : The worst of slaves are those that are con stantly serving their passions. ' : All that is due to us wiill be paidi although not always by those to whom we have lent. If we are ever in doubt what to:do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what. we shall, wish on the morrow that we had'done. Religion is like the fashion; one man wears his doublet. slashed, another laced, another plain; but every mean has a doublet. So every man has his religion. We differ about trimming. The successful man, as a rule, is the one .who knows the trick of doing the right thing at the right time; andil the trick is not one that conies from inspiration, but from trained habits and thought. However rich or powerful.a man may be, it is the height of folly to make personal enemies, for one ungu'arded moment may yield you to the re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
"THE COBURG LEADER." PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY. At BATES' BUILDINGS, SYDNEY ROAD, COBURG. PRICE-ONE PENNY. To be obtained at THE LEADER OfMce, ox of Mrs. Summers, News Agent. JOB PRINTING of Every Description executed in the best style. CHARGES MODERATE. ULL particulars of Church Wark, to gether with reports of proceedings of endly Societies, Football, Cricket and all Athletic Clubs will be given in the columns of "Txn LEADER," and it is hoped that leaders and Secretaries will recognise our en deavor to cater for readers in every depart z, nent, aby> -fowareling for insertions.lt 'pecial advertisemnctts, and according us a share of their patronage. Items of interest, and any articles iltended for insertion in our news columns, should be forwarled to the Editor not later than Monday evening, otherwise their publication cannot be guaranteed. Our columns are open to all intelligent correspondents without respect to creed or color, with the proviso that all correspon dence must be br...
COBURG INDUSTRIES. MR. R. H WOOLACOTTS STONECRUSHING WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
COBURG INDUSTRIES. MR. R.1i WOOLACOTTS STON?I ORUSIIING WORKS. It' c'annot, be.: disputcdd' that. the .foundation of Coburg is cvr'ysolid,, and no doub''t the suerstructure' that is being raised rilli proveenduriiaig in the future. Tlne whole shire is 'a vast quarry of thle finest blulcstonI and that of itself when forning part. f a great and rising city, means wealth untold to the district. What Brunswick.hlis done iri the brick line onwards building up Melbourne, Coburg has acioomplished with her imore enduring bluestone, both -in raising-houses an inakiiig' hi gli?ja~y to them. This being the case it miigllt be expected that many " stone factories' would be reared in the midst of the'raw material,. but in point of fact only:otie exists-that of Mr. I. II. Woolacotut near Reynard's-road. rThe want of other crushi'g plaints romasy b?e a?cuiiitd fur through the reason that hislplant is extensive. enogn ;u to deal with, ail quantity of metal,; and his business is so sell organised thi...
BRUNSWICK WESLEYS V. CARLTON WESLEYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
BRUNSWICK WVESLEYS = V. S A tRLTON WESLEYS. This match wag played at the Royal Park on Saturday last, and after a good game resulted in a win for the former, who kicked 6 goals. 10; behinds to - behindse The goal kickers were W. Pearce 1, and F. Cliff and i Armstrong 1 each. Those who played hest for the winners were Armstrong, King, Lukies, Williams, Cliff, Whallpy and O'Connor.
Her Birthday. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
1iee .rlrtthday. 'Twas yesterday her birthday came (A most bewitching little dame) So I, to kindle Cupid's flame, Apsd so beguile her, Did squander my last V to buy Five pounds from Iuyler. To-day, while wandering down the street, Debating where a lunch to " beat," Her august mother I did meet With greeting chill She to me said my gift has made The maiden ill I Great Scott l: was e'er more cruel fate I "Cold waves" the probs. prognosticate, And nfo?w I've got to mitigate IHer ailing hours, To morrow morn my coat must pawn To send her flowers During their adventurous journey, the pioneers of the East Africa Company came across a cream of tartar tree 9)? feet in cir. cumference. If the interior were taken out. it is said, leaving bark sufficient on either side to keep the tree standing, three waggons could pass abreast.through. the shell. AT ;Walbeck, .Englandl..an almshouse erected recently by the Duke of Portland, bears the odd inscriptioni "I This hobse was erected by the sixth Duk...
Two of a Kind. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
} irl ?4Carlt n-P el :(asocety nratroni'nter Tlng her'earriage) ':. Yodt are ten minutes flte, Jaines. This must not happen, again. :lunder's first." :. : " Yes, ma'am," said James, touching his ' hat. Miss Carlton-Pell (daughter of society matron)-" "Marie says that James' wife is very sick." '"Yes ; I heard something of it. This is the second time James has been tardy in a week. I shall discharge him if it occurs again." " hat are you going to do at Klun der's 1" "I want to order a basket of roses to send to Mrs. Connoisseur. She is not very well." " Why, she was at the Van Renwick din ner two nights ago." " Yes, I know; but she is enough indis-. posed to warrant the attention, and I want some of her pictures for our loan exilibi. tion." " O, I see I A' wheel within a wheel." "Of course. ,.:You don't suppose, my ,dear, I would send that tiresome woman £5 worth of flowers otherwise,'do you?" - " ',:".'': "Oh, hire is Plsh'& Satin's I Sit still; if you like; I shan't,be long...
The Farmer. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
SOnce on a time he used to plough And rise at dawn7to milk the cough, 'And drive witlih'erry song and laugh To ipasture Brindle ad her caugh. Theh'for the lpi be'd fill the trough, Anid for thenmarket he'd be ough; Sometimes, iis mare would bruiseherhough Against a fence-post or a rough. And there he'd switch her with a bough To teach her behtter anvhough. He planted wheat to nmake the dough, Which, in drought, was hard to grough. In winter, when his work was through, A little sporting he would dough. le'd wander with Iris gun and shough And aim at crows he couldn't knough. Sometimes he'd hunt along the slough For birds that do not live there nough, And shoot a seagull or a clough, Which he with joy would proudly shough. From swamp land, watered by a lough, Iie made good pasture for his stough, By laying here and there a sough, While pcrspiration wet his brough. Sometimes a snake that shed its slough Would scare him so he'd run and pough Tillstuck knee.-deep within a slough, Ie'd ye...
Auid Lang Syne. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
S.Shold nuild'.cquaintche forot. . :: And never brought to mind S, 7 Ahli never;" to'this day I've got' r IThiht little note you signed. ;, : And often, often, I have thought' r i SMucli cheasl?e'i'tcould liiiie been, If, :when youiwrote thatdiettle;ndtel " t,: You'd stencilled it in tin. We twa hoe 'skullit in the felidi, Sr.Fr Frwaternielons fine, : ." ? , , SBut at the fashious farmer's voice, , We fledi; and made no sign. So now, tae ferlie diel's awn, Syne hurdles warstna paiks, Blythe dourlilch gudeman usquebaugh, Hech, mon, ilk nainsel aiks. Scarfs and neckties of metal are a new German invention. Gold, platinum and silver stripes are welded, aster the mostic style, upon a metal ground, prepared by the incandcscent process, then compressed by .means of powerful presses, and finally elongated by rolling into long sheets or strips. Tbhe colors arc yellow, red, green, white, gray and black, and the scarfs, being indestructable, are considered of practical value. They are manufac...
The End of His Courtship. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
The End of His Courtship. ----+++- "Now, Maude," said the young man, about 11 p.m., " don't give me any old chesnuta. Do.not say you will be a sister-" just then the parlor door opened and a hoarse voice said::" Young man, let me be an assister to you." And when Chappie picked himself up from the green lawn in front of the door step and painfully limped his way down to the gate he breathed a prayer of thankful aess that he was no closer related to that family. The old man had hurt his feel ,ings.
No Americans for Her. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
No Amcricans for lier. , The Duhe'sess of 'I accleugn, with other leaders df London fashion has decided that "~society " must be protected from the in roads of financiers and Americans. Next year no American is to be recognized socially who is not properly introduced by the United States Minister at the Court of St. James. These aristocratic confederates regard the Prince and Princess of Wales as inexcussbly tolerant of the newly rich. and t, her Grace of Bucclcugh's late ball and garndea party, whicu were splendid affairs, 'hardly an American, a financier, or a "cotton lord " was to be seen, though the Marlborough IHouse garden party swarmed ?with them.
SENTENCES AT PENTRIDGE [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
SENTENCES AT PENTRIDGE Before the Visiting Justices on Wed inesday, four prisoners. confined at Pentridge, were severely, dealt with fori the following offences : i ":Badger" Furlong,. for :, using threatening language, was sentenced to six.months'hard labor, with seven days, in each month solitary confinement' "i Bricky" McCormick was sentenced to :2 days 'solitary confinemnent for threatening the life of Warder Dwyer.:: 'Bulls-eye" Brennan was charged with disobedience of orders in refusing to be searched. Sentenced to six months' imprisonment, with seven days in earkh uioithl solitary 'coifinement. A prisoner called " Frenchiy" " as sentenced to an additional six :months (in irons); with hard. labor, for using obscene language to Warder McKehna. All the sentences are cumulative with what they are at present undergoing.
The Turtle Mountains. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
S TIue Tria tic Jountns.s "''5? Bottiueasu, Dak., . S.i.:sone of the moon ftil town\ of'the Turtle Moiuntains, that op oreaval oft nafure whtich;, frfm its pectliar clinmate andl florn, (so different from tlieisIr-' ioundine pilains) possesses the greatest httrnc lion for' the botanist isod meteorolfi'ist, as well as amore practical interest to the home steader, who sees in its forests logsfordwell ings and an inexhaustable supply of-fuel.I Ilottineau has strong pretentious to grenatne-s, for it is the terminusof the Bottineau branch of the St. lIhul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Rail way; and it must be a depot foran extensive ararof,: country, sincludin, the Cu!b;Bank creek section, west of the Moise River, rico in resburrcas andi ndb easily c?cit'sible for settlement. There is no question but that Botjih'ti.iu offer;tthe fineth opportuhities f6r good/busintss ,openings,,twhere :persos ..pf, limited capital, commencing even in the fitnricial-race, can be Sarve torsecdre' a. Irge...
THE COBURG COURT HOUSE SITE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
THE COBURG COURT HOUSE SITE. The site of the Coburg Court House caused a rather warm discussion at. the last meeting of the Council. There was a notice of motion on the paper by Cr. Vincent, that the Minister of Justice be requested to reopen the question of the site, and in speaking to it, the mover contended that the court house should be erected on Sydney road, or in a more central position in Bell street west, also that the lockup and police quarters should be attached to it. Cr. McCrory seconded the motion, when Cr. Jukes raised a point of order as to whether the motion could he taken in the face of the councils previous resolutions. This was overruledr- and Or.: 7Voice; then spoke wariil Ion thersubject,' contending that. "tlihe itchosci nfie?tthe Shire Hall was the best one, and the previous Mi;isterc ihad selcted it' witlihout any s presse having been brought to bear onh liimn He ,liited thlat there `.is somei persohnal umotives actuating those who wished ;to hliainge tlhe s...
Hard on the Industrious Farm Hands. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
Hard on the Industrious Farm Hands. " These barbed wire fences ain't no good," said the farm band. I wouldn't have one of 'em around the place, if I had my way." "Why not?" inquired the stranger. * They're cheap and strong, and keep cattle in better than anything else. ' That may be," replied the farm hand; " but then a feller can't sit down to rest on A Case of Aggraaated Sang Froid.-She: Sse is a person of perfect ease and self. p~osession, and in thoroughly at home any. where. Rfe: "Yes, he even has the faculty of umaking yo feel a total stranger in your own bouse.' Timely Advice.--Ie: " I feel completely orostrated. I wish I were dead." She: "Well, why don't you ceed for a doc'or2'
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
NEWS", IN,' BRIEF. .r W Praed announces hlis! in tentior, of opening . one of the new shops adjoiuing the Oddfellows' IIall as a boot mel shot. anedre1ioua Insurancie Company,,,ofE tw, e ,ork! has been decided against the colipa ly.i ' The :Butcher's piocession turied out a crcat succss. Lhie Sheiarer's strikcse ahs as far off itsatermination as cver.., -?31. . -: A few 'cleri imitations 6f ý1 notes of the Sydney branch: of th"e Commercial BaInk are in .circulationi`l:;iTe imitation is' good but, the paper is ofian rnfeior quaity. I :i " Yousee; nay chld, this turtle;, ond of th'e ionders'of creation-lie furnishes the -best comb s:tlhat are 'iade, and yet he canniiot useone'h hhasn't', single hair to comb." 'The suffering publicW'.vill' not Jlave their minds troubled with adveortiements for all the ills that flesh is heir to when travelling on the railway carriages, as the conunisdioners have decided not to have the carriages turned into ad vertising mediums. Fhie tender of Messrs L...
NOTICE I. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 June 1891
NOTICE I. J. MiIcCrory'. has great` pleasure in notifying, to the public,' of "Coburg, Brunswick and Surrounding District, that he has taken over the Grocery, W'Vine bnd Spirit Business lately carried os by Mlr. J. II. ell, of Coburg, where lie hopes to conduct thcbusiness in a manner 'that ?ill give satisfaction to the public by: keeping really first.class goods at very reasonable prices. NoriciII. ThieProprietor. begs to clearly point out&lt; to .the puiblic that lie is the only holiderof a' rocer's 'Retail Wine land where a. Single -Bottle can be obtained without the risk. bf:infringing the Law. NIoTiaE.IILI . MecCrory' is therefore in: a speci?ul position to carry on a success fatl :Cish and Family Trade, arid those therefore,; who wish to 'study all their. 'wants, and at the :same time exercise Strict Economy, will tind thati for Moderationl Quality and Civility,~ the aboveo shopis .nisurpassod.: '