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The Duke and the Madman. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
The Duke and the 'adman. A madman once got aacess to his (the Duke of Wellington's) lib y a his in tention of killng his, in obedience to a Divine oommand. - The Duke just looked u from his desk. 'Are you in a hurry ? for I have many letters to write. Could you como again in an hour.' The maniac, taken aback by the Duke's coolness, retired, to be taken up. Apain, when the Duke was warned by his solicitor that another madman intended to attempt to take his life, 'Never mind,' said the Duke, 'he won't hurt me.' ' Ah!' said his informant, "but he is going to speak to the ueen, as you won't see him.' ' Oh I' re joined the Duke, 'then give instant infornna. ti-ntp the Secretry of State.'-' Wellingto?.'
WHY HE DID NOT GO TO THE HOSPITAL. HE COULD LEAP THROUGH THE AIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
WHY IHE ))I NOT. u .0.TO THE H,: ':I OSPITAL. HI3. COULD LEA P TIHROUGH TIIE'AIR: f olbjeect in writing is two-fold: to express my gratitude for a great lenefit;: and' to tell?; a short story which cannot fail to intere:' the feelings of many others. It is all about myself, but I have remarked that when a man tells the honest truth about himself he is~ all 'tlhe more' likely to be 'of use to his fellow crcatures:: To begin, then, yoi inistum tknow' I iid loig been more or less subject to attacks of bronchitis,, a complaint that you are aware is very common and trouble some in Great ihtaiin iii ceitaii seasons of the year. Somne months ago "I had a very severe turn of it, woise, I thini thami I ever had before. .It was probably brought on by my cateliing cold, as we are all apt.t ?, O 'w?icrvhwe leastecxpect it: Wcclksiissed-b`' anid my trouble proveed to be very obstinate. It vould not yield to medicine, and as I also began to have violeis t racking pains in my lihmbs a'ddo backd I ...
THE NEW FRENCH ARMY RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
TITIE ~JEV IRCElNCiL. Ax?-iE RIFLE. Recent numbers of the Ririsia di .Jrsiglieria e Genie, the Afilitar.Zeitung, and the Rterec lfilitaire Suisse contain articles descriptive of the Lebel repeating rifle, particulars of which have until quite lately been successfully kept secret by the French War oflice. From these it appears that the Lebel is a bolt-action weapon ; that the magazine, wlhich holds either eight or ten cartridges, is placed bcneathl the barrel inl the forearm of the stock; that the "feed" is to the rear, and is accomplished by means of a carrier, or trough; and that the French Government, in perfecting the piece, has infringed upon the patent-rights of the Austrian inventor, Schulhof, and has, in return, offered him compensation to the amount of £4,000. The barrel is externally of five faces, and is rather thicker than usual. It is 29.33in. in length. Its interior is rifled by means of four grooves, each "15 millimetre in depth, and the twist is from right to left. Me...
MR. AND MRS. BOWSER. (DETROIT FREE PRESS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
MR. AND MRS. BOWBER. Bi Mass. Bowes. (DETROITr FREE Pras .) I suppose Mr. Bowser is just like kny otherman around the house, and I suppose it i aýwife's dutv to put up with a husband' niaobaistencies. The other day he came rushing in from the barn and asked: 'iHave you seen the corkscrew anywhere within a day or two ?' ' I don't remember.' "Well, it's funny. I left it in here two or three days ago, and it ought to be here now. it's curious that I can'tlay a tool down with ou'somebody ea tin it up ' * Perhaps it's in the lavatory.' He went rushing around for five minutes, and then came back to say : ' If there's another house in Detroit ran like this I'd like to see it !' ' Why, what's the matter ?' '"atter ! Didn't I leave. the corkscrew on the stair steps day before yesteiday, .and haven't you flung it out doors, choppedit up, or given it away to some beggar. It' singular how good care you take of your own things, and how little you care for mine. I'll never bring another tool home...
A CANADIAN GIRL'S ROMANTIC STORY, [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
A CANADLLN GIRL'S ROMANTIC STORY, A romantic story of a young Canadian girl is told by the St. AMary's /redefi. Many years ago a young man made his appearance in Stratford, and spent a few weeks at the tavern which then existed to afford shelter to stage-coach travellers. Whence he came and what his business none could guess. Directly opposite the tavern .stood a smaull cottage and forge of a blacksmith named FoLsome. He hati a daughter who was the beauty of the village, and it was her fortune to captivate the heart of the young stranger. He told his love, said he was travelling irrg., but in confidence gave her his real name, claiming that he was heir to a large fortune. She returned his love, and they were married. A fewweeks thereafter the stranger told his wife that lie ust visit. New Orleans. He did so, and the gossips of the town made the young wife unhappy by disagreeable hintts and jeers. In a few months the liusband returned; but before a week clapsed he received a large bu...
RAILWAY LEAGUE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
RAILWAY LEAGUE MEETING. -0 A -well attended - meeting of; the Mordiall'oa~,and Frankston Railway -League was held at Scott's Hotel, rColliris street, Saturday afternoon, C. J. Potts, Esq., in the chair. The sub jects ventilated were the dilapidated condition of the carriages, the -serious delay in the running of trains, the slow manner in which the duplication of the line was being carried out, and the delay in calling tenders for the in creased station accomodation necessita ted by thelineduplication. Thechair man announced that the railway coma missioners said that the duplication of the line would be finished on or about December 1st., and that boxes for the sale of tickets, &c., would be placed on the platforms during the Christmas holidays. It was decided to appoint a monster deputation to the Premiernext Wednesday, such to consist of the members oi the League, the councillors for the shire of MIoorabbin and "Drs. Dobson and L. L. Smith, Mr. Keys and the Hon. Thos. Bent...
ELSTERNWICK IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
ELSTERNWICK IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14. Present--Messrs. Reid (chairman), Ure, Coppin, Reynolds, Wise, Jones, Sincox, senr., Sincox, junr., Kirkham, and Piunock. REPORTS. The lion. treasurer reported that he had applied to the clerk of Petty' Sessions for the deposit paid in the. late severence question, and had re ceived the amount, which sum had been placed to the credit of the com mittee.--Received. Mr. Ure reported that he had inter viewed the departme.it, and had!been assured that the new post office would be erected on the east side of the railway at the junction of Glen Huntly road and McMillan street. He moved that the thanks of this committee be conveyed to the Postmaster-General" for the concession, and he be re quested to have the building erected at as early a date as possible, asihas6 to make the building such as would meet the growing requirements of the district. This was seconded by Mr. Jones, and carried unanimously. , - 'Mr. Reid informed 'the commit...
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
ABSTRACT OF AUCTION SALES. THIS DAY. Messrs J. Vale and Son, on the gronnd at 3 p.m.-81 lovely villa sites in the Great Malvern Estate: Messrs C. J. and T. Ham, in conjunction with Messrs Grigg and Kiinberley and R. Shackell and Co., on the ground, at.3 p.m. -Continuation of sale of Hampton Park Estate. Messrs Baylee Shevill & Co., in conjunct ion with Messrs E. Shattock and J. J. Bendle, at the rooms at 2'p.m.-Fifth sale of Maribyrnong Park, Ascotvale. Messrs Miles and Barry, on the ground, at 3 o'clock.-24 grand building sites, close to the Caulfield,- Rosstown and Glen Iris Railway Station. Messrs Wallis and Co., on the ground, at 3 o'clock.--42 allotments in the "La Mascott Estate " Oakleigh. Messrs Greig and Murray, on the ground, at 3 o clock.--190 villa and other sites in Thornhill Park, Oakleigh; - NEXT THURSDAY. Messrs C. J. and T. Ham, at the rooms, at 12 o'clock.-Two family residences at Toorak. NEXT SATURDA?Y. Messrs V. "R. Looker and Sons, on the ground, at 3 o'...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
BOWLINU. Brighton v Hawthorn:-This match was played on Saturday on the Haw thorn green, and resulted in a victory for Hawthorn by 21 points. The following are the scores :-Brighton No. 1 rink: Crook, Grieve, Scott, Fer gunson (captain), 27; No. 2 rink : Sprigg, Symons, Waterstrom, Wilson (captain), 26; No. 3 rink : Berry, Mattinson, Cowper, Burrows (captain), 21; No. 4 rink: Gilbert, Wrigley, Bentley, Ower. (captain), 24; total, 98. Hawthorn-No. 1 rink: Broad bent, Garnham, Anderson, J. R. Need ham (captain), 27; No. 2 rink : Sea brook, Edgerton, Burns, Bartlett (cap tain), 23; No. 3 rin?: Walker, Wallis, Clezy, Munro (captain), 33. No. 4 rink : Peake, Collings, Mortley, Dowl ing (captain), 36; total, 119. Majority for Hawthorn, 21.
No Hospital Needed. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
N o Hospital Needed. No palatialhospitalneeded for Dr. Soule's American Hop Bitters' patients, nor large salaried talented puffers to tell what Dr Soule's American Hop Bitters will do or care. as they tell their own story by their certain and absolute cures at home. "New York Independent." Oakleigh. On Saturday, 17th November. A action of 190 villa sites. K night of the hammer, Mr Cramer. L and situated at Thornhill Park. E itraordinary easy terms; £5 deposit. I nvestment will pay 100 per cent. G reig and Murray are the auctioneers. II dmes for every one. ,, _?
BRIGHTON LIBRARY DEBATING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
BRICHTON LIBRARY DEBATING CLUB. The members of the above club met on Thursday evening of last week, J. Webb Esq. (vice-president) occupied the chair. Dr. Sprigg moved and Mr. A. H. Hayball seconded that the meet ing adopt the following resolution and that it be communicated to Mr. Lis ter :-That we the members of the Brighton Library Debating Club, hear ing with great regr-t that the state of our Presidents health necessitates his trying the remedy of a sea voyage, de sire, on the eve of his departure to Europe, to convey tbo Mr, Lister the heartfelt expression of our deep gra' itude for the many kind services he has so generously rendered in connec tion with this club, together with our heartiest sympathies and sincerest hopes that his projected trip may have the desired effect of entirely restoring his health, and that we beg Mr. Lister to accept from us this evening, as a slight token of our esteem, this assu rance of our best wishes for his enjoy ment of a pleasant and profitabl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
Dress and Fashion. Ladies can now procure the most fashion. able goods of all description at the lowest possible prices at Special Show of Dresses this week. W.J. Vance and:Co. Cash-Drapers, Bay Street, Brighton. Dulce Domum. Concinamus, 0 Sodales, Eja quid silemus, Nobile Canticum, 'Dulce Melos Pomum, Dhlce DomnumResonemus. Chorus-. Domum, Domam. Dulce Domuuni, " i Dulce Domum, at Thornhill Park, Oakleigh. 17th NOVEMBER, Y&NDELL'S DIARRH(EA MIXTURE the mtost efficacious preparation for this com plaint quickly relieves and restores they system to its natural condition.-(Advt.) J.G. YANDELL Consulting Herbalist32 Chapel street Prabran. Consultation Free -(Advt.) YANDELL'S EXTRACT Of DAIIRNE Meizer eon with Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla will cnre affections of the Blood. Eczema Pim ples, Ulcers, etc. J. G. Yandell, Consulting Herbalist, 32 Chapel street, Prahran. Con sultation Free.-(Advt.) A Great Enterprise. The Dr Soule's American Hop Bitters Manufactoring Company is one of ...
Thornhill Park, Oakleigh. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
Tlhornhill Park;: Oakleigh. T hornbill Park H as been subdivided into 190 villa sites. O akleigh, the great cenlra IR Junction, R eserved for extensive Government Work Shops. N early 2000 men to be employed. Hf omes for the million I n Thornhill Park. L ong terms and small deposit. . P asses and plans for the sale.: . i : . A actioneers, Greig and Murray Limited. R emember the day of sale, Saturday, 17th Nov. K night of the hammer, Mr Cramer.
To Professional and Mercantile Men. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
To Professional and Mercantile Men. We beg to draw attention to the follow. ing:--£3 a year insures against ALL acci dents to human life and secures £1000 at Death and £5 a week during injmy. Pro. posal forms and all particulars on applica tion to the Colonial Mutual .Insurance Company, 82 Collins street, West. One Thousand Five Hundred claims have been paid by this Company. Hope for the Deaf, -icholson's Ear Drums cure deafness. The most astonisihing cures have been effected. Send for 132 page Illustrated Book con taining full particulars of this invention, Free. Dr. Nicholson, 65 William-street, Melbourne.. .......... Why go Furth-r ? Canton Tea Company, 116A Chapel street, Frabran, are Selling Choicest Xew Season's Teas at Is, Is 3d, is 6d. Is 9d and 2s per. lb and upwards. Boxes, quarter.chests, half chests and chests at Greatly Reduced Rates.
BILL NYE AS A BIOGRAPHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
. BILL NYE AS tA IOGRAPHER. n, 62 a.x. C.'ear, who'has barely escaped theconepiracy trial with his life, was made rro r, and the following year proprdtor, but'he had been vaccinated and so escaped. In GO n.c. he formed, with Pompey and :Crasnus, the first triumviratt, akiand of blind 'pool for passing, any kind of a' Bill they thooght:would be a good thing. Creaed then went into the' war business, and it'was a cold day when he'did not sond& from one to five toceins, and with a lod& whoop go' on the war-path. Eeery ttM. while he would fire the culverzi ,-and then you would see him roll up his pantaloons witk great sangfroid and wade in blood.. He din not care whofe blood it was, so that: it wasn't . his own, and so that it was warm: Caesar's daughter, Julia, who became the wife of Pompey, afterward died, and a eool ness sprang up between Pompey and his father-in-law,.for Pompey was a liader or the aristocracy, -while Casiar ate pie-with his knife in order to conciliat...
A MATRIMONIAL CATECHISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader — 17 November 1888
A MATRIMONIAL CATECTIISMI. lie was very practical, and in order to have everthiung fair and quare beforehand, - he rcid : ' Yo know, darling, I promised my niother that my wife should be a gooat housekeeper and a domestic woman. Can you cook?' ' I can,' she said, swallowing a great big lump in her throat. ' Can-you make good Ic-nad? That is the fundamental principle of all housakeeping.' ' Yes, I went into a t?tkery, andllearned. howr toanake all kindil of -?riad.' Shoeadded- under her breath, ' may be.' ' And can you do yor own dressmaking ? I am comparatively a p?or man,. love, andt dressmakers' bills would soon: bankrupt me.' Yes,' she sid frankly, 'I can make everything I wear, especially patteia bonneta.' ' You are a jewel,' he cried 'iith enthutl sinsm,. ' come to my armsu-' 'Wait a minnte-there's no, hurry,' she said coolly. ' It's my turn to, ask a . fe questions. Can you saw wood and carry in. coal ?' ' Why,.my love, I should hire- that work done.' 'Can you make your ooats,...