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Poetry. ALONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 17 June 1891
Ip~octrv. R-? -- r SALONE. . BY P. W., MANALLY. As I stood on the banks of a fast flowing stream, Arid gazed in its waters so clear.. My thoughts wandered back to the days of my youth, Which hlve vanished now many a year. Those dear, happy days so pleasantly passed, Nears brook in my own native land, With all "my loved friends living round the old True happiness there was at hand. But now I am old, far away from them all, IIn this'sblitry desert I stand -Without loving friends to c.:her my old age, Aid take me along by the hand. Father Time and the tids of this river flows by, The sun it sinks low iii the west, And the time's dnrwinugnigh'when my journey shall cease. And this poor aching frame sthall find rest. Oh, woman, in our ?loure of case, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please., SWhen j?nin or anguish 'ritigo the brow, A ministring angel thou. -Scor.
His Very Own. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 17 June 1891
.His Veryli Otne. Little Tommy pnases for a very practical youngster. One tiny his uncle brought bhim iIs a birthday present, a " word.gamo," whirlh Tommy had nrever played, a.d which d.,' not seem to be particularly attractive t.. him. Nevertheless Tommy thanked .li's uncle; and presently, edging around his chair, hon aid : " I say, Unclo John l" " Well, my boy ?" "'lhis game truly belongs to me, doesn't it ?" " Why, of course I" " To do just what I want to do with it ?" " Certainly." "Then I'll tell you what I'll do-I'll sell it to you for sixpence I" Er.. a small barber may he called a stra.. ping fellow. Most men are open to conviction until they qet into the defendant's dock. Go to the champagne-cork, thou tardy lover; consider its ways and do likewise. BL-ssot : "Do you believe in minding the baby 1" Henpeok : " I believe in mind. ing my wife." SorURINTENDENT : "Johnny, do you love your teacher?" Johnny: " Yee, sir; but she ain't sturck on me much." AroLLo was not any better t...
Novelist. O'Neil M'Darragh, THE IRISH DETECTIVE; Or, THE STRATEGY OF A BRAVE MAN. CHAPTER XII.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 17 June 1891
O'Neil I'Darragh, THE IRISH DETECTIVE ; Or, THE STRATEGY OF A BRAVE MAN. BY OLD SLEUTH. CHAPTER XII.-(CoosTcUeD,) The note was written in a bold hand, and ran as follows: 5 ' Den MAo?xn,--I do not know what you must think of me, but do not think that I have been false. I have met with an acci dent, and for certain reasons can not show myself. The rumour may have gone forth .that Ihave been murdered, and it is just as well that for the present such an impression should prevail. I have had an encounter, and I am severely wounded; and besides, I have made myself amenable to the law, so that it would not be safe for my whereabouts to be madeknown at present. Ol one thing you may rest assured-I have done nothing dishonorable, and it was on your behalf that in a mad moment I gave way to my temper. You must come to my bedside, darling, even if you are not prepared to forgive me. Ino closed you will find written directions. The party who will meet you is an humble friend in whom you can hav...
CORRESPONDENCE. A REFUTATION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 17 June 1891
CORRESPONDENCE. A REFUTATION. To the Editor. &nbsp; Sir,—Will you kindly afford space in &nbsp; &nbsp; your deservedly popular paper, to make public an emphatic denial of the reports to the effect that my late partner, Mr. Thorne, has bought my share of the business lately carried on under the style of Thorne and Rendell, architects, etc., and that he will continue to carry on the business at his office, etc., as has also been advertised in the local papers— such statements are misleading, besides being incorrect. The true facts of the case are as follows:--Owing to certain &nbsp; circumstances, I insisted on the partner- ship being dissolved. On such settlement a division of the assets was mutually arranged, and it was agreed that each should practice his profession sep- arately. I am reluctantly compelled to deny the reports publicly, but it is obvious to all that if such reports were allowed to circulate unrefuted by me, they would put me (and have...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 17 June 1891
NEWS AND NOTES. &nbsp; &nbsp; "Why do you go there!" as an exclama- &nbsp; tion overheard between two Coburg ladies the other night. " Because I find that, for quality and prices McCrory's groceries are reallythe cheapest in the end . I have tried other supposed cheap grocers, but I have come to the conclusion that 'quality is the true test of cheapness.' However, if your doubt my word, give him a trial and"sec for~ yourself ;h fis establishment .'is, at I'd. ey*i read1 Coburg."-ADVTr. .y , ,, :-i- he oCoburg Private Quad ril la Club' b?Id their thiLrd assembly on,;;onday. iv-eniiit' l?st in"tlie ?ilic :fifll, Cbiirg.: and proved '?i greatesuccess. Mro J: Benson o acted . as l.C. i s i n usua satisfactory m anner. ' '1 "'?n:t ro " "The Cobur iAlhateur Minstrel and -Dranatic Clubare making great progress witl1 tliCir reharsals hich are ield 'every Tuesday evening in tlihe' Cobhrg: public hall: iThy intend holding; thir first entertainmentat no distant date"' '...
BRUNSWICK RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
BRUNSWICK RIFLE CLUB. A very enthusiastic :meeting was held at the town hall, Brunswick, on Friday evening, 12th inst, by. the members of G Company, 2nd Battalion 1st Victorian Regiment, Local Militia Corps, to form a club amongst its members to promote rifle shooting. Sergeant Major Gibb presided. The following gentleman were elected as patrons for the ensuing year :-D. Melville, M.L.C., D. Methven, M.L.A., J. W. Fleming, Mayor of Brunswick, Crs. D. Phillips and J. C. Lacey, Dr. Talbot, Dr. J. J. Miller, Thos. Kenny, Esq., and J. Casey, Esq., Thie following vereo electedi, ollice bear: rs for ihe oeisning year :4 president, Captain J.. P. Talbot; vice president, Licn. T. W. Lewis; secretary, Color,. Sergeant Geeves; treasurer, Sergeant M'Laine ;co,mnittee; Serg4iit Bird, Sergean. Eastgate,;:o Corporal Mlouck, Privates Jenninlgs; Woiods, M'Intyre, :? Geaddan, M' Laine, Stevenson; lhandicaplcommittce, Sergeaint Bird,'" Sergeant Mil Line, Private. Jennings; auditors, Privates Powell a...
W.C.T. MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
'W.C.T. MISSION. A lecture was given on Friday, the 19th inst., in the VWesleyan Church, East Brunswick, by IMr. Coad, thgq well known lecturer on the evils of intem perance, the church being crowded. The mission was promoted by, the Women's Christian Temperance Association, and Mr. M. L. Hutchinson occupied the chair. When introlucirg the lecturer Mlr. Hutchinson said that for 'six thousand years men had had the govern ment of the world, and their rule was a failuro . It was time that women took a share in guiding our destinies. He was sure they would do infinitely better than the men had done, and he hailed with satisfaction the approaching enfranchise ment of the fair sex. They were most vitally interested in good government, and when they had a right to vote for parliamentary representatives manyi of the abuses and evils of the present day would be swept away. Foremost amongst them would be the liquor traffic. After the prayer by the Rev. ,Mr. Ross, the lecturer stepped :forward...
AMONGST THE COUNCILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
AMONGST THE COUNCILS. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above council was held oan Monday evenr.g, the President (Cr. Kelly), belng in the chair, and Crs. McCrory, Vincent, Jukes, Rolland, Voice, CoGalley and Fischer were also present. OORRESPONDENCE. From W. Robertson, asking if per mission had been given to Mr. Daniel Wilson to blast within 50 yards of his dwelling. A reply was ordered to be sent stating that no permission had been given. From Metropolitan Fire Board, accepting the terms of the council for the rent of the fire station. Received. From Brown and Skinner, stating that they had received notice from the rate collector to the effect that he would proceed against them without further notice for arrears of rates. The letter stated that the council was really indebted to the writers, and they con tended that the rates should be paid by the local body, and a proper adjustment made as between the council and Brown and Skinner. Cr. Fischer moved that a letter be sent in re...
Poetry. THE MAID I LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
THE MAID I LOVE.': • O ± A"LTo. ,tnE. I love a maid whose eyes are blue, Who never walks but runs, Whose voice is shrilly clear, and who Is very fond of hbuns. You'll not be shocked if you behold Her seated on my knee The maid I love is six years old, And I am thirty-three I She thinks I'm very old, I know, She treats me like her slave, She laughs in mockery when 1 show Her how she should behave. Sheo pulls my whiskers when 1 scold, And dances round in glee But then she's only six years old, And I am thirty-three I I fear she's rather fickle too, Shi's many other flrmes- She makes them tell her tales untrue, And play at noisy games. In search of crumbs, like robin bold, She hops from knee to knee Dlt then she's only six years old, And I am thirty-three ! And when my back is bent with years, And I no longer sing, And she hath known the cares and tears That life must surely bring, 1 know her loving heart will hold A tender thought of me, In days when she was six years old, And I was t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
Having an Extensive Circulation throughout the Immediate and Surrounding .)'str cts, our columns afford Unequalled Advantages for Adcvertismg, an supply Tradesmen, Manufacturers and others with the bcit mncs of ivin., publicity to their various trades and callings.
Beecher's Wisdom. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
. )leecl'he,'s WJisdtom. Every farm should own a good farmer. A man never has good luck who has a bad wife. The masses against the classes, the world over. A man who does not love praise is not a full man. A man must ask leave of his stomach to be a happy man. It takes longer for man to find out man than any other creature that is made. Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. A man without self-restraint is like a barrel without hoops and tumbles to pieces. That cannot be a healthy condition in which few prosper and the great mass are drudges. Whoever makes home seem to the young dearer and more happy is a public bene factor. The greatest event in hen's life is made up of an egg anda cackle. liBut eagles never cackle. A lproud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks that he gets as much as he deserves. Gambling with cards, or dice, or stocks is all one thing. It is getting money without giving an equivalent for it. Commenities are ...
The Way of Cooking Beetsteak. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
The Way of Cookinug' eelsteak. Boy a nice round steak; spread over it a dressing made of bread crumbs soaked in boiling water and seasoned with salt, pepper, butter and sage to taste. Then make the steak, spread with this dressing, into a roll. Tie it round and round with a siring to keep it together. Place in a dripping pan with a little water and bake in a moderate oven. After taking from the oven remove the cord and aline the roll edy for the table. It is SaiN?eu eitbe waim r c old.
Poetry. ALONE AMONG THE SHADOWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
loetrp. ALONE AMONG THE SHADOWS. BY FRANOIS S. SMITH. I'm alone among the shadows, And l'm waiting for the light To chase away the visions Of the dreary, weary night. Like a sightlesa ehild deserted My uncertain way 1 grope I'm alone among the shadows, But my soul is full of hope. I'm alone among the shadows; But my doubts and fears are past, For I feel the sweet assurance That lichs will come at last. A ray of hope's bright beacon Comes through thegloom to me I'm alone among the shadows, But my heart is light and free. I'm alone among the shadows; But I hear a sweet voice say, SYou would not prize the daylight If it were alsays day.' And so I'll strive in earnest To keep from error free, And lie who strengtheneth the weak Will surely come to me. T are is a pleasure in the pathless woods, Toere is a rapture on the lonely shore, T -re is society where none intrudes Iiy the deep sea-and mueio in its roar. -Brno.
Necessity of Controlling the Passions. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
Nccessity of Iontrolling the Passi ons. A proud, irritable, discontented and quar releome person can never be happy. ie has thrown a tempestuous atmosphere around himself, and must forever move in the region of storms. 11e has employed sure means to embitter life, whatever may be his external circumstances. le has been the architect of his temper, and misery must be the result of hie labor. liut a person who has formed his temper and disposition of mind after a right model, who is humble, meek, cheerful and con tented, can commonly find a convenient shelter when overtaken by the storms of life. It should, therefore, be our early lemson to osulject the passions, appetites and desires to the control and guidance of reason. The first are the gales to impel us in the voyago of life, but the loat ought still to sit at the helm and direct our coursec. The stream, when it slowly dercends with a hoarse murmur from the mountains, and ripples through the plain, adorns and on riches the scene:...
A Scolding Husband Cured. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
A Scoldillg HIusba;nd Cnrcd. A woman, whom her husband used fre. quently to scold, went to a cunning man to enquiro how she might cure him of his bar barity. The sagacious soothsayer heard her comnplaint; and, after pronouncing some hard words, and using various gestiolations, while be filled a phial with colored liquid, desired her, whenever her husband was in a passion, to take a mouthful of the lipuor and keep it in her mouth for five minutes. The woman, quite overjoyed at so simple a remedy,strictly followed the counsel which was given her, and by her silence escaped the usual annoy ance. The contents of the bottle belog at last expended, she returned to the cunning man and anxiously begged to have another possessed of the same virtue. " Daughter," roid the man, " there was nothing in the bottle but brown sugar and water. When your husband is in a passion, hold your tongue, and, my life on it, he will not Ecold you in future.
Love's Awful Spell. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
ýoive's A[ilfier Spell. She really is quite a coquette, Which fact I sincerely regrette, Though her actions may pique~ Still her love I shall sique, And hope I may capture her yette. Unless she's aheart made of zinc, I some time shall win her I thine, If not, to some high Precipice I shnll flygh, And throw myself over the brine. iKrs words are like bald heads, they cm never dye. A nooEura tailbearer-A dog. ALL those who pass through the door to success will find it labelled "Pooh." Tasie flies, yet the orchestra leader site still and beats time. As averitable man of the times, the watch. maker is distinguished. '" Wne are you digging, dear?" "I'm going to plant mashed potatoes. I like 'em better than the other sort." BRIDE : " Please don't call me 'dook,' " Groom: "Why not, sweetie?" bride: "Because a duck waddles and talks like a goose." PAPA: "If I have to speak to you again I'll whip you." The Terror : "Say, papa, what did you have a little boy for if you can't get along any bett...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
J. A. HUTCHINSON, GENERAL DRAPER, CLOTIIIER, &c. MI1LLINERY. TAILORING, DRESSMAKING. The Very Best Value at the Very Lowest Price. ! 13---15 SYDNEY 'ROAD, Near Victoria Street, -B RU NS W I C K. MRS. J. TYLER, Presents her compliments to the residents of the district, and desires to announce that she has taken over the GENERAL STORE formerly carricd on by 3I'Gowanand 3I'Nab, SYDNEY ROAD NORTH, .where she will continue to sell none but the - Ibest quality of prIosions. Fresh Eggs, Good Rlutter, Crockery, Iron mongery, Postage Stamps, School Requisites.
COBURG.—TUESDAY. Before Messrs. Voice (chairman) Vincent, and McCrory, J's.P. TRESPASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
COBURG .-TUESDAY Before Me~sirs. Voio (cll iiman) .iinc?Lout, and McCrory J s.P. TiRESlPASS. Robe rt Osali d Steadmuan was charged. with wilfully trespassing on the premises of Mr. H. Kelsnn :e After' nrrating the?circumstancee of trcspass.. Mr :; lson told the BIench he did not wish to? press the charge. A fine of 5s., in default -2 hours' im-' prisonmtentitwas imposed. FURlOUS DRIVING. William Sellers and James Hodder were charged with furious driving by Sergeant Bass. The officer stated that the misconduct occurred when the' state school children were coming out of school, and it was a wonder'some of them were not injured. Inspector Hardie corroborated the evidence, and a fine of £3, in default one month's imprisonment, was imposed on the first defendant, and £2, in default three week's imprisonment on the secon . BREACHES OF THE BYE-LAWS. William Dalton, for having no name on dray, was fined 2s. 6d., with 2s. 6d. costs.. Arthur Mapleson, for leaving his horse and van without pro...