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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
TlHEE. PRESI3YTERIAN CHURCHI, JL COBURG. Sunday, 2Stlh June, 1891. The Rev. :J. Matheiw, M.A., will preach morning at 11 and evening ato7. Morning Subject:-"Without God." .Evening Sub jcct:,-' Christianity. and the Working Man." Notice is hereby given the Council of the Shire 'of Coblrg deem it expedent to execute the following work and undertaking, viz: The increasing of a width" of a street, for the purpose whereof the exercise of the com pulsory power of taking land conferred by the Local Government Act 1890, will, in their opinion, be necessary. Andl notice is hereby further given'' that la specification, map., plan, section and elevation prepared and approved by the council of' the said Shire of Coburg, expressingtlith nature'axid extent of such proposed workaidi :ufiilctaking, being the increasiungof the width' df Ross-street, situate fourteen' feet' north 'of O'Hea-street and running thed riortherly for a distance of thirty-seven feet eleven inches and the exact site and ndmi...
Scientific. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
Sh'cientific. In the last British oflicial report from Gambia, the colonial surgeon has an inter esting paragraph on native diseases. The natives of Africa, he says, who are world-re nowned for their superstition, attribute all diseases to one of two causes: either they have been "witched," or some enemy has made "greegree" against them. Of the latter there are two forms: (a) the "gree. gree" that is administered to a perEon, and most usually conesists of an infusion made of roots, leaves or bark from trees supposcd to have the desired properties; (1) the " gree gres " that is prepared agains; a person. This is done with much ceremony, and the process is accompanied by in-antations, re calling the ecene of the "witches' cauldron " in "Macbeth." The treatment rtlied upon for cure, and much practiced in the country, is to call in a man who is supposed to be a "doctor," who. after looking aS the patient, sits down at his bedside and writes in Arabic characters on a wooden slate a long ...
The Coburg Leader. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impuga it whoso list JUNE 24TH., 1891. NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
" I am intlie?ildicc' where Ifiim dcinandelof conscience to spelak the trath, and therc f.?ae the truth I speak, impugn it. whoso list." JUNE z4"rs., IS1. NEWS AND NOTES. " Why do you go there'" was an exclama tion overheard between two Coburg ladies the other night. " llecause I find that for quality and prices 3MCrory's groceries are really the cheapest in the end I have tried other supollsed cheap grocers, but I have come to the conclusion that ' quality is the true test of cheapness.' However, if you doubt my word, give him a trial and see for yourself; his establishment is at Sydney road, Coburg."--ADvT. A report of the East ijourke Boroughs Piogreasive Political . League is unn avoidably held over until next issue. A complimentary benefit concert to Mrs. Massey was given in the Coburg public hall last night, and proved very successful. A full report will appear in our next issue. Mrs. Newton, of. the Retreat Hotel, Brunswick, has presented the committee of the Women's Hospital...
POLICE NEWS. BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY.Before Messrs. Stranger (chairman), Fleming, King, Wallace, Clement, Crook, and Dr. Talbot J's.P. ALLEGED INSANITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 24 June 1891
POLICE NEWS. BRUNSWICK. -WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. Stranger (chairman), Fleming, King, Wallace, Clement, Crook, and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. ALLEGED INSANITY. James Drummond, who was on re mand for a fortnight on a charge of insanity, was discharged. TIEFT. Thomas Hollis, a small boy, was charged by Thomas Stranger with steal ing his watch, valued at £6. The prosecutor gave evidence that he saw the boy on Sydney-road on the day of the robbery, near where he (Stranger); was working. He afterwards missed the watch. Louis Marks, a pawnbroker's assis tant, swore that the boy came to him with a watch and wished to pawn it, but he (Marks) detained it and gave it to a constable. Constable Soddon gave evidence as to the arrest of the boy, and hi? was sentenced to 7 days' imprisonment, the sentence to be not, enforced- on the father entering inito"i ".surety ,f his .. son's good behavior for a poriod ofk 12'--r. -3i..:sTALISO t "r it oFrltO bEas- I=: ; Stewart with stealing a pair of trousers veie...
CORRESPONDENCE. PENTRIDGE STOCKADE. (To The Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
CORRESPONDENCE. PENTRIDGE STOC KADE . ('1'o The Editolir.) Sir,-Will you kindly slliiw meu a su idl spare in tlecolumuns of your paper to . say: a few. words in connectioi willth the prisoni discipline and the officers of this important establishmuent. The Etvenins Sltandaid of the 20th inst. re ferred to the present Governor, Mr. Dwyer, as not being so svcrere on the prisoners as his predecessor. 1ow, Sir, I know both gentlemen, and have a knowledge of both their abilities as dis ciplinarians, iid 'I can say that there is no comparison. Mr. Dwyer is a thoroughly good and efficient officer, who sees no danger, and carries out. his duties correctly and independently, and I can say without any hesitation that ho has no favorites, but treats every man according to hii. merits. The subordin ates hive an Inspector-Ganeral and Govesnor who will. assist them in the performan e of their disagreeable and harrassing duties, and they are aware of the fact, and take an interest in carrying them...
COMPLIMENTARY CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
COMPLIMENTARY CON CERT. The grand complimentary benclit conccrt given to Mrs. Massey last Tues day evening, in the public hall, Coburg, proved an nnqualified success. The committee consisting of Dr. Dyring, and Mcssrs. 'T'. Fischer, F. W. Rolland, C. Al. Lilburne, and J. C. Bedford, with the hon. secs., Messrs. T. G. Endsrsbee and P. Kendnll, made excellent arrange nments, and the result was a prograllne tdint lhas never heen excelled in the district. The hall was crowded with an appreciative audience, and several encores were demanded. Where all did so well it would be invidious to particlarise. The following was the programmne :-Dnuet (piano and violin), Mrs. Walker and Mr. Bedford; song, " The Romany Lass," Mr. W. Boyle; song, " Orpheus with his Lute," Miess Bloxham, A.R.C.M.; song, "The Last Milestone," Mr. F. L. Onitrim; part song, Quartette Party ; song. " The Garden of Sleep," Mrs. Mlassey; song, " Remember Me No More,'" Mr. V. WVilmot; song, " Forgive 1Me and Foriet," Miss A...
CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
CONFERENCE. A conference between the directors of the Brunswick. Gas Company, and the Coburg Shtire Council, wasl held oi Thursday morning in the local shire hall, to discuss the moans of. extending the mains of the companyy to Coburg. Crs. Kelly, Vincent, Voice, Fischer and Rolland represented the council, ard Meessrs. J. Keys, M.L.A., D. Methven, M.L:A., Hutchinson, J. Smith, .1. George and J.Ditchburn, jnr., the company. Mr. Kelly was voted to thechair, and Mr. Keys, the chairman of directors, said the company were quite willing to extend their operations to Coburg. They would first requiro power to open up the streets, and also to have the lighlting of. the lamps for a period of seven years, at a pr;ce to be agreed on, but below the rate now charged Iby the lMetropoli tan Company. As it would cost a large sun of money, thie necessity for resi dents taking up shares was apparent. The success of the company was assured, so that it would not be asking people to gino it a mere specu...
BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Mr. O'Meara, P.M., and Messrs. Fleming, Wallace, Stranger, George, and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. ALLEGED ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
fliLUNSWICK. -WiuLcsoar. Before Mr. O'lMearn, P.Ml., an1 Messrs. Flciniig, Wallace, i Stranger, George, sntd Dr. Talbot, J's.P. ALIAGED IOUBEilY. Patrick Hninabery was charged with stealing from the person. Inspector brown,, prosccnted, and Ir. Shannon deflcnded. The inspector statcd that the alleged robbery took place at the WVest Druois wick Hotel, when a man named Tomyy had £2 taken frot his'. James Tuoiny, residing in Union street, WVest Brunswick, said he recollected Saturday evening, 20th inst. He had £2 in his pocket and soniie silver, at the hotel. He nmet Hannabery and they had a friiendly wrestle. Shortly after prisoner put his hand in witness' pocket and took the money, then running away. Gave information to the police. George Steinfield, licensee of the West Bruiswick Hotel, gasve evidence as to Tuomy and -lannabery being in the linotel on the night in questioi . He did not see any robbery couinitted. Tuoiity had beuen drinkliong, buit knew what lie was doing. Constable ...
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
PRESENTATION. A very. enjoyable smoke night was held at the Oddfelloiws' Hall, Sydney road, Coburg, on Wednesday eveniag, 24th inst., by the members of the Coburg branch of the St. Patrick's Society. After a few songs were rendered by Messrs. McDonald, Barry, Hammond, Kelly, Foy, and Buckley, the president, Mr. J. A1. Carr, in a neat speech presenlted Brother J. F. Cody with a handsome certificate, in recogni tion of his services as delegate to the branch. After his health had been drunk with niusical lhonors, Mr. Cody responded with an excellent speeal, thanking the Inmembers for their kindness to him. After songs and dances had been tendered, the next toast to be honored wras that of the visitors, when MIr. McDonald suitably responded. Several more tonsts, incloding that of the press, were proposed and honored, a very enjoyable night termminating at a aInt hour.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND MORELAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
."CHURCH OF ENGLAND MORELAND. On Tuesday evening last a very suecessfuln concert was held :in. the Pavilion, Moreland Grove, the room being comifortably filled, lthe object of the concert beiing to angment Ithe finds of the new Sunday school recently formed in the iew p:iarislh of Moreland Thie choir of St. LPaul's, Ascot Vile, kindly came over andtl:gave tile concert. lThe Rev. L. S. Siiiiibcr ocnpied the cliair, and iin 'a i few - well choICIen \wvords introdniced the choir. During the initerial, the lRvcW. G. Hlindley. addressed those ipresent, aid cogratulIated the >pari shioner in thie piirogress niade since the foriing of the p irishi. TIi prgrariiinie was as follows : iart 1 (icr d) 1nthiii, behold flo w hood aend 10joful;"cih iir,' Qoartette, '"God is a spirit,' ",1iess fPurden, Parkhtnet; Messrs Oliver and IMetcalfe Solo, "Consider the Lilies," Miss Nixi\ofl Anthieii "The Lord is my s.licisierd ,tloir:: Solo ,"If :ith all i\Vhi'at are these, choir Part2 (ccildar)-chorus,...
TRINITY CHURCH, COBURG [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
TRINITY CHURCH, COBURG ca of Sunday last being the anniversary of do the Queen's coronation, thie Rev. J. re Caton, Incumbent of Holy Trinity th Church, Coburg, preached in the evening be from the text Rom. xiii. c., 1st v., and - insisted upon syalty to all lawful im government, whctlher parental, civil or ne divine. The clihurch was well filled by a so congregation that listened with earnest C attention. During Ihis remarks the ie Rev. gentlemsan said:-Clhildren, be w loyal to your parents: they watched over as and nursed you in your hlelplessness; hi protected you when you were unable to in defend yourselves; provided for your qi wants; and, when you went out into the n: world, a iotlher's love followed you. of People said strange things about youS, un but your motlher did not believe them. Is But when it was all proved too true and Iw the world scorned you, your miother li while weeping, blinding, scalding tears, ai freely forgave you and took you to her o bosomi. Oh, you don't ...
Poetry. HALLOWED BE THY NAME. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
ý::1uetrVp : HALLOWED BE THY NAME. f e BY ELIZA COOK. o List to the dreamy tone that dwells In rippling wave or sighing tree ; Go, hearken to the old church bells, e The whistliog bird, the whirring bee; t Interpret right, and you will find 'Tis 'power and plory' they proclaim The chimes, the creatures, waters, wind, All publish, Hallowed be Thy namen1t The pilgrim journeys till he bleeds, To gain the altar of his stres; Tihe hlermit pores above his beads With zeal that never wanes or tires; But iholiest rite or longest prayer That soul can yiell or wisdom frame, Whalt better import can it bear Than, ' FArEr.! Ihallowed be Thy name I t The savage kneeling to tlhe sun, To give his thanks, or ask a boon; The ruptures of the Iditot one Who ilaughs to see the elear, round moan; Tihe tUint, well taught in Christiani lore, The .Moslem prostrate at his flame All worship, wonder, and adore All end in, f Hallowed be Thy name I' What[oer maybe nma ts faitlh or creed Those precious words comtp...
A Cautious Rejoinder. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
A Cautioas Rejoinder. An elegantly dressed woman asked to be shown some silk for gowns, and made the unfortunate clerk hand down and nnlold piece after piece without coming to any de cirion. Finally shabe coecluded she would prefer I some patterns that she had first looked at, which involved the turning over of the entire pile, and at Iast asked: " Are you quite sure, sir, that this style is corn ?" "It was, madam," answered the elerk, "when you came in, but after the period that hu since elapsed I should not like to say for I oertsia,"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
ilavin7 an xtenisive Circullation througout the Immed.iate and Surrounding Districts, our columns afford Unequalled Adv antages for Advertisin , and supply Tradesmen, Manufacturers and others with the best means of giving publicity to their various trades and callings
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
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POLICE NEWS. COBURG.—TUESDAY. Before Messrs. Vincent, (chairman) Voice and Richards, J's.P. DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
POLICE NEWS. COBURG.-TUESiAY. Before Mlessrs. Vincent; (clthatiuan) Voice and Pichards, J's.P DRUNK. Charles lMason, for being drnk, was lined 'i. ()d. EtAUCIIES O UYE-LAWS. Patrick Iuckley was charged by Constable Hawkins with leaving his horse and dray without proper control. He was fined lls, in default 2-1 hoours' impri sonuteut. James Lynch was charged with having no light on his dray. Constable Hawkins ltsted that on the night of the 13th uilt. defendant was driving without a light on Sydney-road, and ran into another vehicle, which he damaged. He was lined 1ls. with 2s. (d. costs, in defaunlt 24 hours' imprisonment. John Su'livan was proceeded against 4y Constable Adams for a similar offence. and a fine of 5s., in default 12 hours, was inflicted. DUMESTIO SQUAHHl ES. Mary Annie Reid charged Robert Rolls Reid witllh threatening her life. Mrs. Rei.l in evidence said all she wished was that defeiidaut might be ..Iupelled to keep away frim her. She did not want him to support lhe...
CRICKET MEMS. MELBOURNE SPORTS' DEPOT TROPHIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
C:OR KE- IIEMI MELBOURNE SPORTS' DEPOT TROPrHIES. The nianguilicent trophies offered for competit:oun amongst junior cricket clubs last season by the proprietor of the Melbourne Sports' DepLt, are now in the window of that establishment, where they will doubtless attract the attention of all lovers of tie grand old game. This popular comnpetition is divided into scctions, so that both matting and hard wicket clubs have equal encouragement, and to show the favor with which both sections are regarded, we need only say that 1( clubs competed for the matting, and 18 for the hard ground troplhies. The prizes, which are worthy the best efforts of any club, are as follows: MATTINO : 1st, a handsome black marble timepiece with side ornaments; 2nd, an oak liqueur stand. HARUD WICKET : 1st, a charmingly graceful fruit epergne, representing an oak tree; 2nd, a cup in Gibbs'silver, ornamentally embossed ; :ird, a clhina punch bowl with E.P. stand and cover. The season's cosm petition was both k...
Poetry. HERE'S A HEALTH TO THOSE WHO LOVE US. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
Ioettp.; HERE'S A HEALTH TO THOSE WHO LOVE US. 5-4t--- Here's a health to those who love us, And a smile for those who hate; Kind heaven is above us And we may trust our fate. It loved ones fly before us, And those who hate betray, God's mercy still is o'er us On sorrow's darkest day. Then a health to those who love us, And a smile for those who hate ; Kind heaven is above us, And we may trust our fate. The love that in an hour WolI plume its wings and fly Elsewhere to try its power, Is hardly worth a sigh. The hate that would annoy us Is only worth a smile; It never can destroy us, For heaven rules the while. Then a health to those who love us, And a smile for those who hats; Kind heaven is above us, And we may trust our fate. This life is but a bubble, 'Tis ended in a day; Then let as laugh at trouble, And drive our cares away. The world is full of sorrow, But has its pleasures, too Then do not trouble borrow, Life's bright side only view. Then a health to those who love us, And a...
Funniosities. Accounted For. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
: ,,Funniositics AccoitutcL `For. " -am ,Dear Jeos, it sora quite strange to me '(Doou it seem strangeLo to you ?) iFWhen we together used to be, . /.' We both were twenty tywo But now woe eet (can it bhe true? I think it o'er and o'er!) I've passed my forty-fist and you Are only thirty-foor. I do not know, I do not care, flow fortune favors you; You look as young as when you were My dear at twenty-two. But this I'd like to know, dear Jess (For 0so it now appears), Why you in age than me are less By more than seCven earS? The matron drooped her deep-lasied eycer And, as obe held him fast, She answered, 'twist her long-drawn eighs e i5You know men live so fast I"