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The Death of a Famous Shampooer. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
The Death of a Famous Sliauipooer Johnson the English 'masseur,' accidentally silled the other day while struggling -with bis keepers in a Parisian lunatic asylum, has probably shampooed more principalities and powers than any other man that ever lived. The Prince of Wales, Lord Lytfcon, Cardinal Howard, the Emperor of Brazil, and General Beul-iuger have all (literally) paseed through his hands. Was it misanthropy begotten by his employment that drove this gymnosophist to a madhouse? Whatever may have been the case ia ancient Greece, it is certain that under the conditions of modem civilization the undrapei human frame is apt to be a humiliating object. Carlyle's Teufelsdroch chuckled gritoly at the notion of a naked House of Peers, but poor Johnson's studies in nude nobility were real, not imaginary. The habit of regarding Emperors, Princes, Cardinals, Ambassadors, and-General Boulanger, from the mere forked-radish point of view, might well beget a cynicism like that of Gulliver af...
The Petersburg Black Diamonds, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
The Petersburg B2ack Diamonds, On Wednesday,29th August, the fourth of the series of Entertainments in aid of the Petersburg Church of EnglandBuilding Fund was given in the Institute Hall, Petersburg. The Hall was well filled, and the Petersburg .'Black Diamonds" occupied the boards. There was a gojd assortment of voices amongst the "Diamonds." The choruses were well given by the company, especially the soft ones, which together with the songs were very much appreciated by the audience Suspended from the proscenium was a black scroll on which was printed in gold letters 'The Petersburg Black Diamonds* the effect of which was very pleasing to the eye. Mr Hodg^tts was Stage Manager and Inter locutor, and Mr Lawrie and Mr Limbert took bones and Tambo respectively. The jokes and comicalities of the corner men were of a novel character and some of the local hits highly pleased the hearers. Mr Gordon Ball was musical director and acted as pianist throughout the evening. The program.'ne op...
A Story of the Queen's Kiss. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
A. Story of the Queen's Kiss. Tiie following gtory is clipped from an English paper in India, -which circulates it presumably for the development of the loyalty of her Majesty's subjects in India:-Long years ago the Queen, in the early days of her wedded life, had a tiff with her husband, of the sort that will come about sometimes even between ths most loving. married couples. Chagrined and vexed the Prince retirai to his room, and locked the door. The Queen took the matter quietly for a while, but after the lapse of an hour she went to his door and rapped. 'Albert,' said she, 'come out.' 4 No, I will not,* answered the Prince from, within; 'go away, »nd leave me alone.' The royal temper waxed warm at this. ' Sir,' she said, ' come out at once. The Queen, whose subject you are, commands you !' He obeyed immediately. Entering the room she pointed out a chair. He sat down in silence. | For a long time nothing was said. The Queen was the first to break the silence. [ 'Albert,' she said...
Local Court-Terowie. FRIDAY AUGUST 31. (Before Mr A. J. Edmunds, S.M., Mr. G. K. Jenkins, J.P., and Mr T. Hosking J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
Local Court-Terowie, Frii>ay AUGUST 31. . .. . :?"i (Before Mr A. J, Edmunds.: S.M«; Mr .6,-g K. Jenkins, J.P., and Mr T. Hasking JJ?- . % Mr Limbert, for Mr J. H.. - ^Quctsetlj of Petersburg, made application^ for ail Auctioneer's licence, QrattteS ^ " MALYCHA v WEIGHT.-Claim= for jE20 6S lOd. money lent* Mr Limbert, who appeared for the glautV tiff, said the matter had baea settled cu£ Conrt. Mr Boueaut eaid he had been reiained by the defendant, and had not beeii advised as to any settlement. Mr Limbert discontinued the' aaticw Platten V- THEE&dgold.-Claias for £23,. detention of 8 horse, Mr Limbert appeared for the plaintiff, ami Mr Pendlebary appeared for foe dcfea-iaat Joseph. Piatten, labourer, Petersbssrj Know the horse which form safcjecs ef this action. It belonged to Mr Francis Thfcadirakt originally. Hare used the animal,- tfe Scat occasion on wMch it was used. Mr:R&bbies. a batcher, once used the horse, Mr Ka'obidjt" lost the horse prior to his leavin...
Police Court. PETERSBURG, TUESDAY, SEPT. 4. (Before Mr. P. A, Callary J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
Police Court. PETERSBURG, TUESDAY, SEPT. 4. (Before Mr. P. A, Callary J.P.} Patrick. Barns was charged with, being - druuk and using indecent language at Peters burg. Fined 5s for each offence. JohnRoach,Yongala, was similarly charged, and fined 5s for the former, and 10s for the latter offence. Hugh Miller, O'Larv, also charged with similar offences, was fined 5s and 10s res pectively. Messrs Touchell and Callary will hold their first sale on the 15th and 17th inst, under instructions from Mr , D. Goldsmith, of Adelaide, THE PETERSBURG LOCAL COURT The Mayor of Petersburg ('Mr W% Threadgold^ received the following telegram from Mr E. Ward, M.P, on the4th inst;-Happy to inform you the necessary address from Council re your Local Court was carried to-day. Safe, now. Eureka!
A WAST OF CONSISTENCY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
A WAST OF CONSISTENCY. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-Daring my usual evening perusal of the S. A, Advertiser of the 4thinst" leasts across a letter headed "The Legalisation of Gambling," the writer signing himself J. B. Now Sir I am not fond of writing to papers but my reason for so doing on this occasion is because the gentleman who signs his name J. B. i believe a short tame back whea writing to our local paper (The Petersburg | Times) objected to answer any letters whieJx were not fully signed by the writer or words to that effect. J. B. evidently does »ot practice what he preaches and I trust for the future he will do so for his own good. I do not wish to again open up the subject of questionable amusements, but J. B. was alsa very Strang on the point of young people of both sexes going to dances and. coming home at all hours of the night, etc., being one of the first steps to imaaoiality. How if J. B. was about (which I happen to know he was) and observed the youeg girls, and I cairn »t ...
Police Court. PETERSBURG, TUESDAY, SEPT. 26. (Before MR E. Palmer, J. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
Police Cesiri. PETERSBURG, TUESDAY, SEPT. I (Bef re MR E. Palmer, J. P.) Harby r-TopFofio and W . SHELLY SMITH were cha'ged, on the information of M.&lt;?, Banm^au.witii furious ridiog in ^aic. Street, Petersburg, on Suad.j list. John JJavey, raii way porter, Petersburg, deposed that he saw the two defendants on Sunday, 9th i.6t., riding down Main Street, at » racing-and he considered, dangerous pace. William Ferry, ticket clerk, Petersburg, deposed-Saw defendants riding down Main Stieeton Sunday last. They were riding at a hand galop and going faster than the ordi nary pace. The rate they were riding might have been dangerous to the public. It waa the general opinion of persons in the street at the time that tke pace was toe fast. Con sidered it furious driving. Defendants were pulling up as they passed him. By Defendant Smith-There were about twenty persons in the street at the time whose safety might have been endangered. In reply to the Bench M. U. Banuigau stated that o...
Yongala District Council [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
^ongata District Coaaci! Present-All, except Councillor Hartigan. Applications from C- Joces, J. Lloyd, E. Travers, W. Morgac, J. Jennings, and W. L. Marchant, to rent roads. Granted, ex cepting, in cases of lfir Trayers and L. Mar chaat. Ranger's report- r*ad and adopted. Rabbit notices to b% served -on all'occu piers in Yon gala, and Mannanarie. 'I hs Comaiisci-'uer of Crown Lands to be written to re rabbits on A. Healer's credit selecdoft. The Cierk to t»y and arrange with Mr. Bowers to destroy rabbits on Section 127. hundred of Morgan. THNDfiRS EECEIvED. No. 8.-6 tenders. M, Hall's accepted, at £3 5s per chain ; side ditch, 4a p^-r chain. JSo 9.-6 tenders, H. Hall's acc pted, at £8 78 6i per chain; rut-fiUiag 12s 6d per chaiu ; side ditch, 4a per chain. No. 10.-5 tenders. J. Liddy's accepted, at £4: per chain ; making break,5s per chain. No. 11-No tenders. To be read vertie d. No 12.-2 tenders. J. Doian's accepted, at £7 19s, lump f>um.. No. 13.-1 tender. Too high ; to be re ...
Visit of the Bishop of Port Angusta. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
Tisil of tbe IBIsliop of Port Angusia. The Right Rev Dr O'Reilly,'Bishop of the newly created see of Port Augusta, arrived in Petersburg on an. extended visit, yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Divine service was celebrated by the Bishop at Yatina in the morning, where he was the recipient of an address of welcome After the service he was driven into Petersburg by the Rev Father Norton, and accompanied by I a long cavalcade, including about 25 | buggies and a large number of horse men, On arrival he was escortedito this church of St Anacletus and on behalf of the congregation formally welcomed by the Rev F ather Norton. . His Lordship replied, thanking the' con gregation for coming in such large numbers and according him such an enthusiastic reception. The presentation of the address from the clergy and laity of the district has been deferred, we are informed, to Sunday morning, at the Institute Hall, prior to the 11 a.m. service. His Lordship will celebrate the 8 a,m. mass in St Anac...
The Petersburg Times OSRO[?]D CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY; SEPT, 14, 1888. HELD OVER—Police and other reports [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
Cijc Petersburg Cirncs Osossas GliROHICIf AM liOHTHEHN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY; SEPT, 14, 1888. HELD OVER-Police end oilier reports 11 WE police fliat Messrs, Ci>roM agd | Cumpauy will lie closod to-morrow (Sat .irJay), till ? p.m., on accouut of * special Jewish holiday. The meeting of cricketers called for Mon day evening iaafc fell through on account of the Vivian performance. We understand that Mr J, J. JLawrie has applied to the secretary for the admission of the club into the Northern Cricketers Association, CIBCPS.-St. Leon's Circus arrived in Petersburg from the Barrier on Tues day last, and gave a performance the same evening. Owing to the Vivians' rival attraction and inadequate adver tising. the attendance was small, but those present were apparently well satisfied with the amusement provided. Mr. St, Leon was, as usual, the life of the ring, IRISH NATION AX. LEAGUE.-About 20 persons were present at the meeting of the Petersburg branch of this league on Friday evening last....
Religious Services. PETERSBURG SUNDAY, SEPT 16. CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
MsRghras Sorbites. PETKESiiPKG. bCKDiT, StPT. 1(5. CATHOLIC. Holy Vxsm at 8 a m in the Church, and at 11 a m in the Institute Rail. Preacher the .Lord Bisliop of Port Augusta. The usual evening service will be held in the church at 7 o'clock,whea the Bishop will again preach, Hoiy MaBs will be celebrated at Dawson at 11 a m. EPISCOPAL. Holy Ccmmnriion at 8 and after morning tervice at 11. Evening at 7, in Institute Mall. Preacher the Inaambent. WESLEYAN". Morning, at 11 a.m.,Uev J. Blacket. Sixth of a course of sermons on Doctrinal subjects. Evening, at 7, Local Preacher. .' YOKG-1LA, Morning, Local Preacher. Evening Eev.J Uiacbefc
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
PROSPECTUS OF THE SUNBEAM GOLD MIKING COMPANY. '(To be Registered under the No-L:ability Act of South Australia) Capital-£^0,000 in 90*000 shares of £1 eaeii, 5-000 Shares to be issued to the present Proprietors as paid up to £1 in part * consideration of purchase. 15.000 to be issued to the public as paid up to 10s on the following terms li 6d on application, Is 6d on allotment CALLS not to exceed &lt;»d. per share per month if required. The amount realised by the sale of 15,000 Shares, viz., £2,250, will be dealt with as follows J550Q to be paid to the present proprietors. £1 750 to be placed to the credit of the Company, Jess cost of brokerage aud usual floating expenses. Baukebs THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRALIA SOLICITOR- - JOHN R. El-WARDS. Esq. Sec. pro tem E. H. FS4DD. Brokkrs iiOERAiNE &lt;FE FRADD, Broken HiiL G. R. Mkaixin. Selbourne Chambers, Adelaide, H. P. Wilson, 5 Oomstock Chambers, Adelaide* H. M, FrFfi, 15 Queen Street, Melbourne. J R BIHGLE and Co.,...
Between the Acts. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
BfitwD tk Acts, * Listen!' said Ethel, who had been study ing the play-bill '' The following scenes of great splendor will illustrate this magnificent production.: Act I, tableau I-The old market at Bruges, ..painted by Donelli. Act H, tableau^-1The Date de Saystadt's fete, painted hy Ganzanelli; tableau 3-The ante room of tbe Tori u.re Chamber !'' ' Ok-oG-so!' exclaimed Alicj, "with a little shudder;" 'How lovely ? And sea here,' she continued taking up the -dessriptian, ' 1 Act Hi, tableau 4-The precession of the con demned, by Trenell-'-* And it all ends with ' Tableau o-^The burning stake in the great square of the something or other. Some body is billed in every act, and all those that are left are burned. Tfhere is Bertie Sanford over there. Ethel.' * Yes,' eaid Etfeel, 1 he bowed just now. I wonder who that is. with him.' * Well, upon my word,' cried Alice, in credulously, as she raised her glasses, ' if it isn't; his sister i L^ofc at her, Arthur,' she oontinued, handing me ...
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
HUMOUR. The proper nocturnal drapery for a Ma being a robs de nuit, the right night-dress for a Pa should, of course, be a Pa-jama. 4 Tommy,' said his penurious uncle, ' how would you feel if I were to give you a nickel ?' ' I think,' replied Tommy, ' that I would feel a little faint at first.' You can teil a dry-goods clerk on a railroad train by the way he fishes a pair of scissors out ot his vest-pocket and commences clipping the raw edges of his cuffs Texas judge-* What's the charge?* Plaintiff-' The prisoner stole a horse.' Texas judge-' Then he mustang.' The judge falls, pierced by sixteen bullets. Old lady (stopping- open street-car)-4 Ye don't allow no smokin' on t;::is car, d.o ye?' Conductor-' Certainly, madam; take one of the back seats. Step lively, please.' ' Friendship is ail very well,' remarked Downes, ' but, if ever I wast to borrow a couple of dollars, 1*11 go to a casual acquaint ance.' 'Or, better than that, Upson1' suggested Inskip, ' go to a stcanger,' Hanover ...
LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
LADIES' COLUMN Green's the wear, even for stockings-pale i green, silk clocked with white, or shot green and white embroidered with both threads. . Ellen Terry has just worn an overdress knit of pure silver thread, and a fashion writer wants to know what good American will follow ; her lead, 2nd so provide a new handiwork for her lees fortunate sisters. The latest jewel fad Is to wear loose dia monds caught to the gown by invisible pins. Queen Margarita of Italy wore at a recent ball a dress trimmed with rose petals caught in place with these eternal dewdrops. Crape spot cloth, of silk and wool, with double stripes, forming a raised spot at crossing, and laine et soie, line checks of white silk thrown up on a cream wool ground, are among the best of new stuffs for midsummer. Paris now ordains that stockings shall match the shoe instead of the costume, and in the matter of foot-gear leans largely to shoes and half-shoes of black of Swede undressed kid, with four carriage or house wea...
She was a Boston Maiden. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
be was a. Bostau Sliiiden. 'Marion, I rejected Mr. Darriager last evening1.' ' Why, Kate V ' He was entirely too profuse.' ' Impossible ! A lover couldn^t be.' 'And he was gashing &s I13 Tvas voluminous. He praised my eyes, iisir and complexiMi. He ' £ Oh, Kate, that was just lovely/ ' But his grammar, Marios. That was tke hidden reef that wrecked him. He said, ' Your eyes is,' and all tha*:. Goodness ! I expeetsd to iiear him say, ' Your nose are I' I love him, and it makes Jav heart ache to thiak about ic-but I can never marry him. Nc-never.'
Woman's Education. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
.Woman's Education. While colleges, and professors, andlearned men and women generally, are arguing' and wrangling concerning what is called the higher education of women, it is not to be ' forgotten that there are certain portions of education which, after all, in the great scale of -equivalents, may be quite as high, if not higher than any accomplishment in conic. sections, analytical chemistry or Greek roots; i and while these things may bs done the others ; feho&ld iiot be left undone. 3?or-ui4he first place, the art of iiffe is the = chief thing we have to learn at all, the art of beat, of taking cardofoirrsfil and of others; and "with that as well as what may be called the art of death, the art of smoothing the -way of others to the grave when that way has been so directed to an inevitable close. How few of our girls are there who hare any common sense or any proper instruction as to the art of taking1 care of themselves. And quite as important as the care of their own...
ETERNAL FITNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
ETERNAL FITNESS. A sailor for sea, And a spinster for lea, A lawyer for talking, and a soldier for fighting, A baby for noise, And a circus for boys, And a t} pe-.vriter man to do autograph -writing. A banVer fer chins, And a printer for ink, A leopard for spots, and a wafer for sticking; And a crack base-ball finger, An opera singer, A shotgun, a rnule and a ehoir for kicking, -Bohert J. Burdetc, in Texas Siftitigs..
Pipes for Women. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 14 September 1888
Pipes for; Women. Tie quc&tion, 'Do nice women%moke?* brings up a very pretty implement ?with which they may emote if they eo choose. The latest novelty exhibited inija*. Broadway jewellery store is; a tiny pipejjthat only a .woman, could carry j to her hps.: Its stem, is a trifle shorter and smaller in diameter than the average merschaum and is made -with gold set with, garnets, moonstones and!|emerald?. The mouthpiece is of yellow and pink-veined onyx, and tho bowl, -which might hold half a thimbleful, is heavily eefc Trim small gems. The toy is worth something like §100, and at a gilt-edged fine affair when cigars are brought in with'cofiee, if a lady chooees to remain at the close of dinner, it mayjnake a prettier combination than beauty and the cigarette. The jeweller says that !the first pipe of lliifl eort was made to order for a woman of some social position, and that he has had four or five calls for them since. The talk of ladies smoking is much exaggerated, howeve...