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The Coburg Leader. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list." JULY 1ST., 1891. NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
:,I am in the place whlere I am demandel of conscience to speak the truth, and there fore the truth I speak, impugn it whosu list." JULY issT., 19Sgi. -: : NEWS AND NOTES. " Why do you go there?" was an exclama tion overheard between two Coburg hidies the other niight ¶' lccause I find dtat for quality and prices Di'Crory's groceries are really the cheapest in the end I havre tried other supposed cheap grocers, but I have come to the conclusion that 'quality is the true tnst of cheapness.' however, if you doubt my word, give him a trial and `see for yoiurseclf ; his establishment is' at Sydiney road, Coburg."-ADVT. The prospects of, the Nortlhrn' Trani way Company are becosnug brighter, as time rolls on~and in the near futurisit wily undoubitedly prove avaluable investincit Had it nriot been for ni unusual expeidi ture, on repairs to the track, during the ps etihalf year tle receipts would have shownd alair profit over thu e-xpenditure, but asit -is, the incour e and outlay balance ...
BRUNSWICK BAPTIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
BRUNSWICK BAPTIST CHURCH. The 29th anniversary of the above church was held on Sunday the 21st inst., when the Rev. W. R. Hiddlestone preached in the morning and evening, and the Rev. S. Chapman in the after- noon at 3 o'clock. There were crowded congregations at each service. On Wednesday the 24th, the cantata &nbsp; of "Daniel" was given, and the annual &nbsp; report read, the following being an abridgment :- Our pastor's (Rev. E. Isaac) ministrations has been blessed with great success. During the past year 41 persons have been baptised, and he has given the right hand of fellowship to 60 people. The increase of membership has been 60, and the decrease by transfer to sister churches, death and removal from the roll, 31. The total number members is now 273. Through the financial depression many members have been compelled to leave the district, but, &nbsp; in spite of that the services have been well attended. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Th...
MEMORIAL TABLET. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 1 July 1891
MEMORIAL TABLET.:, A beautiful memorial tablet has been erected in Trinity Church Coburg, to the memory of Sarah Elizabeth Bell, daughter of Mr. William Davis of "Nassau," Moreland, by the brother of &nbsp; deceased, William Daly Davis.. The tablet is beautifully executed on white marble set on a ground work of black marble, and bears the following : Sacred to the memory of Sarah Eliza beth, the dearly beloved daughter of William and Elizabeth Davis of &nbsp; "Nassau," Moreland, who died on the 20th. of January 1891. This tablet is erected by her loving brother, William Daly Davis. He giveth His beloved sleep, -Psalm xvii c., 3rd v. On the top of the tablet is the figure of a dove bearing an olive branch, and a touching story is connected with it. Two years. ago Miss Davis was marricd in Trinity Church, and an elderly lady who had the fondest regard for her, made her a wedding present of a dove. The lady in question had this dove for a long time. and she had it kille...
THE FITZROY AND BRUNSWICK DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
THE FITZROY AND BRUNS WICK DISPUTE. The persistent attempts of Fitzroy to erect a destructor within the Brunswick tunicipalhty will, no doubt, be frustrated by the` determined opposition of Bruns-. wick. The help of thle Board of Public Health has been sought by. Fitzroy,- and that body is deposed to help the city, but the councillors of the town. municipality are taking steps to renderi tbo:possible assistance of the Health 'Board of little or ho use. Tlhe Mayor of lr wick has givoec notice of miotion for. tli next council meeting that 'a :,bye laa, be brought up to prolibit hle fcartagegof carbage or night-soil into t J3Bruns wick municipality, except:: between thic hours of 1. and 4. am. As street refuse could not be collected at suchll a time the bye-lmw would render a destructor, if erected, practically useless.
PARLIAMENTARY VIGILANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
PARLIAMENTARY VIGILANCE COMMITTEE: A. very enthusiastic meeting in con nectiun with the above was held in the Oddtelloows' Hiall, Brunswick, on lThurs day eveining: last, for thie purpose of explaining the objects of the committee. The hall wlas crowded, Or. Fraser was announced as chlairman, but this gentleman -being late, the chair was occupied by. a Trades' Hall representa tive. •Mr.: Malone .proposed .the first resolution' as follows :-Tlhat it is desirable to form a vigilance coummittee in Brunswick, in view of tihe bomning parlianientary election. Cr. McKenzie, of Fitzroy, seconded the resolution, which was ably supported by Or. Fraser. The motion was carried unanimousljy. Messrs Sitch, Major, and several other gentleman, delivered very iin pressive speeches on the subject, pointing out the great necessity in choosing suitable candidates to represent them :in Parliament. Nearly all present enrolled their names as members and paid their annual subscription of. one shilling. A h...
COBURG INDUSTRIES. BROWNING AND MOUNTAIN'S HOSIERY FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
COBURG INDUSTRIES. BROWNING AND MOUNTAIN'S iMOSIERY FACTORY. About the first question the visitor to Cokurg asks as he walks alnug Sydney road is, " What large structure is that?" He doesn't mean the Stockade, be is re ferring to Bates' Buildings, in the chief business part of the street. He is en lightened to the fact that a few years ago the extensive premises were built fora skating rink, but of late it have been used for ordinary business purposes Even many Coburg residents are un aware that the extensive floor formerly given up to skating is now, and has been for some time, used as a hosiery manufactory, which is one of tne most promising industries of Coburg. A little more than tlvo years ago Hessrs: T. W. Mountain' and S. H. irowiliiig aSrived in tiie iolon~ . They had some capital, but better still they carried with them theinvaluable gifts of brains, energy, and enterprise, and as fortune would have it, they invested these attributes in Coburg. They were expert hosiers, and...
A GOOD EXAMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
A GOOD EXAMPLE., TuE Brunswick Council have adopted. a policy apparently which other m:ni cipalr bodies would do well t~ follow At the last meeting of the Public Works Committee tenders amounting to several thousands of pounds sterling were accepted for various works in the town. This will give employment to a number of men, and as ratepayers and residents will have the preference, it follows that the local body are doing their best to mitigate the hardship which a section of the laboring class usually suffer in winter. If other municipal bodies would act similarly, there would be: very little heard of the unemployed m: : ovement. Those Gadgrinds who value .L.S.D. more than human flesh and blood, will probably raise a cry that the coencil should not let work during the winter months, because it probably costs a trifle more than in summer, and in a few exceptional cases might not be as well executed. Whilstjudicious economy in the management of municipal finances is always a virtue, ...
The Tuneful Liar. PRIZE WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
2L7.e Tuntcldll Liar. PIRIZE WINNEPS. We played progressive euchre The liveloeg winter through. She weas a skillul player, And I was lucky, too. Our luck gave rice to envy, And us together drew, Whereat-since eho was charming I murmured not. Would you ? So. when the playing ended Each night she took my arm, And acting as her escort, I yielded to Love's charm. A year now we've been married, And, much to our surprise, Somehow we both keep thinking We won the bobby prize.
COBURG.—TUESDAY. Before Major Bartrop, P.M., and Messrs. Voice and Vincent, J's.P. BREACH OF HEALTH ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
COBURG.- TUESDAY. Before Major Bartrop, P.M., and Messrs. Voice and Vincent, J's.P. BREACH OF HEALTH ACT. Coburg Shire against Ann Shawcross This was a case under the Health Act for neglecting to pave and form a drain. The case was arranged by defendant submitting to the judgment of the court and 'agreeing to pay the amount of £9 Gs. 3d. fine, with the sum of £9 5s., the amount owing, in addition to £3 lOs. costs. L'SULTING IEIHAIOR. Constable Adams charged Joseph Carron with insulting behavior on the 26th June. Mr. Snowball appeared foe the defendant. Constable Adams said jn the after noof' of the 26th nit. he proceeded to the Post Office Hotel on Sydney-road. ?Hp' as? in; company with' Constable Losighnan, and they there' found a man " named Cain bleeding from the head, and . being: held up by two men named Monaghan and Lavelle. Took hili to the watch house: From enquiries made he.took proceedings against the" defen dah~ and others for insulting behavior. S James Quinn,: Mlichael ...
ODE TO WILLIAM NYE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
ODE TO ,WILLIAM NYTC. Ther,'s a baldl sot on your head, Wdlliam Nye, Where no hair will grow, 'tis said, William Nie, On your bald nod shining pate,' Tuere the young flies love to skate, QUite enotentrd with their late, Wlliam N'e. : Oa yo:r heod no hair can grow, William Nyo, It is q lito a holy bshow, \Vhll:rm Nye. For no monk with shaven crown Can compete with your renown For a total lack of down, William Nye. But when a wig you wear, William Nye, N ao mbre horses you will scare, William Nye.: You won't be ' the missing link," As the scientists all think, But can keep on slinging ink, VWilliam Nye.
POLICE NEWS. BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. Wallace, (chairman), Clement, George, Tinning, Stranger, Fleming, King, Dr, Talbot, and Dr. Henry, J's.P. BREACHES OF BY-LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
POLICE NEWS.., SBRUNSWICK.-WE IvnsAs :'. Beforer Messrs. Wallace. (charirmaii), Clement,. George, Tinning, Strati-. ger, Fleming, King, Dr. Talbot, and Dr. Heniry, J's.P. BREACIES OF BY-LAWS. Senior Constable Davidson against Mrs. McGaskill. This was a case of allowing a cow to' wander, and a fine of 5G. wijh 2s. 6d. costs was imposed. Same against John Trenoweth, for a similar offence, fined 5s. with 2s. Gd. costs. James Burnell, for leaving a. horse and dray without proper control was fined 5s. with 2s. Gd. costs. DEBT. John Seville against J.. Timmins, claim for £2 14s.! 2d. goods sold alnd delivered. Order for the aimount. ASSAULT. W. T. Crockford v. J. James. iMr Shannon appeared for the plaintiff, and stated that his client was engaged to do a job of painting for defendant. Ile, (James) came to him and after abusing him committed the assault complained of. After hearing evidence James was fined 40s. with £1 3s. 6d. costs, in default 3 days imprisonment. There was a second case...
Speak It Now. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
Speak It Now, How much would I care for it, could I know That when I am under the grass or snow, The ravelled garment of life's brief day Folded and carefully 1-;4 away, The spirit let loose I ...,. mortal bare, And somewhere away among the stars, How much do you think it would matter then What praise was lavished upon me, when, Whatever might be its stint or store, It neither could help nor harm me more? If midst of my toil, they had but To stretch a finger, I would have caught Gladly such aid to bear me through Some bitter duty I had to do; And when it was done, had I but heard One breath of applauEe, one cheering word One coy of " courage I" amid the strife, Sn weighted for me with death or life How wonld it have nerved my soul to strain Through the whirl of the coming Burge again I What use for the rope, if it be not flung Till the swimmer's grasp to the rock has clung ? What help in a comrade's bugle.blast When the peril of Alpine heights is past ? What need that the spurring p...
Poetry. A SIMILAR CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
L A.SIMILAR CASE. .?ek, I hear yon v goone and dono it. .Yees I know, most fellows will; Weot and tiled it once myseolf, sir, Though you see I'm single still; :And yvu met her--did onu tell me - Ds' ,w Ne?sdnrt last July:, And resolved to ask the question Atasoiree? Sodid 1. I suppose you left the bIllroom, - With its music and its light; For they say love a llanio i brightest .. In the darkness of the night. Well you walked along together, Overliead the star.lit sy; i And I'll et-ohld man, confess it .tou were frightened-so was. I. So you strolled along the terrac, Sa. y the summer moonlight your All its radianco on the waters As they ippled on the shore ; Till at length yu' gathered courago When you saw that none were nigh Did you draw her close, and tell her That you loved her? So did I. Well, I needn't asl you further, .AndI'm surol wish you joy; Think I'll wander down and see you iWhen your'e marrird-ch, my boy ? When the honeymoon is over, And you'vo settled down, we11 try Wha...
Preparing Food for the Sick. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
Preparing Food for the Sick.: Many an anxious watcher at the bedside of the sick feels the nearssity for a ruitable and nonrishingdiet to help tide the sufferer over the period of acute disease and also the season of prostration which in euro to follow. Still the usual confersion is :. 'I Ehould be so glad to provide anything and everything the patient may need if I only knew how; but I have had no experience and really do not know what to cook for an invalid nor how to cook it." Thereie no rearon why any woman should be unable to prepare succesafully dishes suited to the needs of the sick. Physicians often deptend almost wholly upon the nourish ment provided, because in nmany low grade forms of disease there is rier indication for suitable nourishment than for medication. Study simplicity and varlety, for the rick ome very changeable in their tastes. Inly a very few things, sometimes but one or twO, rhould bI served at once; but they thould be served in perfection and in amall quan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
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CONVICT DAYS IN VAN DIEMAN'S LAND. TRUE CHRONICLES. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] No. 8. "SMUGGLERS' CAVE." [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
CONVICT DAYS VAN DIEMAN'S LAND. T IVE fclrrrON1CL 5. " aiilSOLEfns5'wavE ' The two men were greatly excited, and Chapman nearly dropped into the water in stead of the boat. As they sat for a few moments listening, they could hear the murmur of voices, but could not see the speakrse. Then all was silent for several minutes, and the two watchers began to feel apprehensive that they had lost those they wereporsuing.' It was a strange scene. Therocking boat, with the two eager men, floating under the frowning cliffs of the ehost-haunted isle : the voices, which they know were human, hobu whose possessors were as iuvisinle as though they no:e the fub'ed cap of darkness; the swelling seawith itesmyriadsol phosphorescent gleams, and the deately silence broken now and again by the born of htie nea in on of the blow holes, sounding like the angcishead moan of a lost spirt, was terribly impres sive. Becoming impatient, the ofli:er and his companion pulled round the rocks, but they had not pro...
THE COUNCIL TABLE. COBURG—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
THE COUNCIL. TABLE. COBURG-Mo&n],A. :The lisiual fortnightly meeting' of the above, conducil.ý was .held on Monday evueting, "the Prcsidesit (Cr. KHllyj, beirg in the chair, anid Cre. McCrory, Vincent Jukacs, - Rollan voice;Ciley and, Fischler were also present 7 CORRESroNiENCE. :;Froin :Moitagrii are,; complaining aboist the'state of N`icholson ande Reinie streets, whici were almost impasnsable; Tli co-.ncili decided Lo' attend' to the complaint. F'rorm Mu inicipal Associationa, dacwing attentioni to the Ilrohpoted mendi?ig looal'Govornimnei Act, an dl skiig that a delegate might' e appointe. ito attend' group,, meetings :Cr. Voice was appointed: From D W. ,loGill, com ilamnimg of the bad state of path to " Chandos-street fromi .his house. It was' decided : to put scrapings "at the plie as soon as they were available. .From town clerk of Port-:Melbliotrnc asking thel;e dtoilsci[ to appoint iwo 'delek gates to attend a conference minthei Port Melbournei town haIll, to consde...
Poetry. MARRIED FOR GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
MARRIED FOR GOLD. BY MIALFY BAINBRIDGE CRIST. Sh'ake out the billowy silk, Unfold the dainty lace, l'lce buds upon the gold of her hair, Just over her flower-like -fae. Fasten those gems on her arms, And these in her shell-like ears, Bat heed not the mist o'erher eyes, Which is gemming their blue with tears, Trail the gauzy bridal veil Till it covers her tear-wet eyes, l3u forget her proud mouth's quiver And her passion of stilled sighs. From out of the star-lit past, Into the gleaming now, From the dull ruse of by-gone years, Comes a face-and a broken vow'. But love and a handsome face Arejust a dream of the past, While money, and title, and land, Are the things that count-and that last. Then bring forth the gray-haired groom, So wrinkled and eo old, And forget that the tearful bride fIas bartered herself for gold. Ye', bring forth the gray-haired groom, And forget the sweet, dead past, For money, and title, and land, Are the things that give one caste.
Josh Billings' Philosophy. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 8 July 1891
JOS/h Billintgs' 1'hllosopl2y . I havn't mutch doubt that man sprung from the monkey; but what bothers me, iz, whare the ueasid monkey sprung from. After a man hba a good opinyun orv him self, the next best thing in tew hay the good oplnyuu ov others. Mout enny boddy thinks they ken be a good phool, and they kan, but taw play the phool good iz not so handy. It may be a leetle vex shus, but i don't konsidcr it enny diegrace tew be bit hi a dog. Abuse generally i= helthy, but sometimes it cums from so low a source that it don't da a man enny good. It takes more time and talents taw be a enkceessful hypokril than it duo tow be a Christian. Thare are but few things that we suffer more misery from than e70 do from cowardice. The clues intimaeys ov old age seem ter konsiet in kompareing gouts and rumnaties. Mankind in general seem tsw take about as mutch pride in bragging ov their faults as ov their virtews. About the best that enny orv s kan do in tow aonceal our phailings. Persons ov th...