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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 13 March 1875

LOCAL NEWS. The head quarter's band, under Herr Siede, will perform this afternoon, from three to five, in Fitzroy gardens. William Gardiner, a woodcarter, was at the Fitzroy Police Court, on Monday, charged with assaulting a girl, at Preston, on Monday, the 1st instant. Gardiner was fined 20s. On Monday, about two o'clock, a young lad, with a handcart, was knocked bown by a buggy, occupied by three females. The wheel of the buggy passing over the arm and leg of the boy and fracturing both. He was conveyed to the hospital. The horse and buggy were seized by the by- standers, and were not allowed to proceed until the police had taken down all neces- sary particulars. M*Mr. . M. Grace, the cricketer, is a candidate for the coronership of West Oloucoestershiro. The Lancet strongly sup ports him.-Argus. On Tuesday evening a collision between acab and an omnibus took place in Bourke street. The cabman was thrown out of his cab, and received a bruise on his hip. He was conveyed to the Mel...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

WM. OXLEY, GROCER, SMITH STREET, (next Gcorgo Bros.) D ETURNS thanks to the residents of the .1 locality who have favoured him with their patronage for the last eight years, and respectfully solicits a continuance of the same. "OXLEY'S TRANSPARENT LIQUID BLUE" For laundresses-strongly recommended. Observe address : next GEORGE BROS. MRS. BLAKE, MI DWIFE, .BY DIPLOMA. 105 JOHNSTON STREET. Twenty years practice. WATCHES NOTICE. CLOCKS JEWELLERY NOTICE. SPECTACLES Manufacturers and Repairers of Watches, Clocks, Jowollury, Spectacles, &e., and for the trade. 38 Stanley St., Collingwood. WI. WILLIAMS, Manager. 1For Sale VILLA Residence, brick, four rooms, bathroonm, pantry, stable, cowhouse, and fowlhouso. Quarter acre corner block, largo garden planted with fruit trees. Michael and McKean Sts., North Fitzroy, near junction of Heidelberg and Northcote roads. Apply office of this paper . 1ECIIANICS' IIHOTEL and RIESTAU l. RANT,:20 & 22 Ilourke-st. east., noarly opposite th...

Publication Title: Mercury
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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

LOCAL .NEWS., William Wood, a resident of You street, Fitzroy, aged 45 years, fell fromo ladder while he was painting a verand in Madeline street, on Monday last. I was conveyed to the Melbourne Hospital. The caso of Richard Smith, which h already exhausted two juriod, we unde stand tho Crown has abandoned. It ar be rdmembered he was prosecuted on chargo of manslaughter at the sittings the Central Criminal Court.. LooA, INSOLVEmNT. - William Evua Marion street, Fitzroy, circus mannug Lauses: Want 6f employment, and i ability to pay the amount of an adver verdict obtained against him in the Comur' Court. Liabilities, £51 11s.; assets, .£ 5s,; deficioney, £12. 6s. Mr. Coli assignee. A case of robbing the dead has be brought under the notice 'of the poll About the 26th ult. a woman named Sar Adams died intestate in Fitzroy street, the curator of intestate estates, who h taken charge of the property, has report that a'quantity of jowellery is missing fr the' estate, and is supposed to h...

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MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

J$til, w© halV' idter 'ýz lBR hBow. 180hi Drihthaiii 'lfft *Plyii~6ith oo1"JrntahiWf '28t1h? , lanudhe?stherefore aapompliliedd.the,cathin' rundeý 50',d.f:4 ., ~It a.o . , rn "wur I 11, `, -.'. I;he Grtrid Crossof lthe:Order .oflthe :3at l..Jiae been,,Afaorpd " q,-Cec*ylqe,[týnd i u?, r."d'ts 7.i 'i r fr i ,luf, Trpnyson,,.tFo? lgpso,, ,to,, o,e ,.;aide., a p,'Jltiejqn of V, incqOhun, (qj Ti-pg), qa been proclamedi Empero of Gina. wi'fe"hottf 'd ecaod emperor <ocnmtd td lsttildi , "-r '""it r.. f t. , i ",TPI{ &?d~T "Buraf ssiydS? 'T s i"'a' nlmOur 6,rMtving' in' stfr~gih "Vf6ry'B liy,: ithatibt the bnd of thd, season,.thirDuk rof . C~flaughl, (P;iilcp A4rthui),lUr'u itiiP ,to seP lf 'a y~if ois pf the fctixe* of lai he T . Yolo e ald , * i., ni m" i,,,tt . f ?...a.. .. .lised on observa rti'diia of ' '"t dt'i'? rf '+nddn " ''!le distance, itlinow- estimatdd1' at. 88,443,172 i niletss l " , ,000,0p0. or;4.,000,000 closec thi;n ,c iOrf lipft9 thelapt cp nputatiqns....

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PLAGIARISM. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

iTO, ,ITHZ DDiT9 o , OW , M Ru.,aE, ,Sir I , given ,to..nudrtand tt ariahi~, is nbt .bnl, and letanisiba on the part ofia preaocher o writer, luta sini t wbhi9h is alt~ oed ,iery,' eroeious n , and owin' that sh a penalty g eea inflioted. upon, pevoral Victorian preachers. bt rcenvtly, I am. ,stonished to fdthatich examples have falld to rpodui?'tho effect of stamping out theovil, s 'plagiarism" on a very high scale has *bedn indulged ,in,witi' apparent impunity nii 'cetain pulpit of ofp of tho'suburbs for somie time past. 6o'r a.preacher,(especially ,one but recently imported) toiinagino, that the flbowing eloquence of i .Surrey' Musio Hall,:or a M.1 opolitan Tabernacle have no iarms to' arrst tlh,'tention, and Vin. o ompress the,?e m ,of V3mt o . n readers,' ho i .iGr ,atly mi?istlk,,and; in, ihumnbo opinlop if he has not inp6red'a thng new it li6sape f~ brmods, 'the Sti reurnen froi whlioncahe camie the 'etto botli for hiniselW, :ad'; Victori rrit, i- o in the sacred.( itorei i' ...

Publication Title: Mercury
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SPORTING NEWS. CRICKET. INTERCOLONIAL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

- SPORTING 'NEWS." CItICKET. , INTE , OLONIAJ1 MATO . ,,. The weather.for the match between the '1asmanians and. th9 Ballarat, last ~,atur cday;, wa' everything that' could be desired, andi a'great humber' of' pertatont 'ei're on the ground.'' The following'tire the soores1: ,-Ballarit, first innings, :108; :,~econd innings, .110; total, 227., Tasmapia,, first iinings, '97; , second ipnings, . 88; . total, 185; 6allarat thus winning by 42 runs. , The match between the Tasnianians 'and Bondigo Utnited Oricket Club was resumed yesterday at 8andhurst, and resulted in the do leaotot .ti p latter team, by onpoinnings wvith 15 runs to spare, ', The match 1between th9 Louth M elbo6 ob and' East Melbourne '*as 'eontiniled'd'on Saturday,' aftedi a respite of three weekd, owing to tie .absence ,of ten of the rdpro ntatives' at Sydney. Aboiut2,0q speoota tors were ipresent 'and took alively interest in the game.; The' giihb will be 'conitieitbd td-day.: Theofollowing is tli present state of th...

Publication Title: Mercury
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ADVENTURES OF "YOU SKYBLUE." CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

ADVENTURES : OF "YO SKYBLUE." CHAPTItr IL.. 'Mori than tio;years had passed thuiu hiappily' for tior ; he had iaourricd o eeyi1abli. of blame from his'master or the clerk ;he been ppuictual i s the block to all engagements, and "as active as a the despatch 'of, everything confide him. Thrice had he reaped the re of good conduct in a rise of iv and, as Mr. Waters's business increasing, there seemed every pro that he would 'in' :good time tat position as clerk in the office, the guidance of Quiller. But morning, contrary to his general cuc Tim did not make his appearance e office. The absence of his little fhco disturled 'Quillor, as the h wore on, to such a degree that hoe rest no longer on his stool, but, loe the office door, and giving the key a chum on the next floor, in case Waters haould come in, set o Bcanermonley to look for him. As he know the name of the t whero Th'n dwrIt, l h was not lon in finding it, \hile looking about fo ?o house, lie was accosted by a big, lY man, who...

Publication Title: Mercury
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OUR CHILDREN'S BREAKFAST. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

OUR CHILDREN'S BREAKFAST. THE food on' ?thich our children are fed is worth' irny, amouint of consideration; it is not that they depend upon it alone .but that their mental capacity must ini 'the end siiffer,'by having too much, to6 little, or 'improper fodd given' to' themii 'W have heard it stated, on the best' medical authority,, that an insufficiency bf nourishment during childhood does nbt alwaysi have the effect "upon the ;?hysical growth' which might 'sl naturally be' expected, but that it impoverishes the brain 'power, 'arid 'gives us the dull intellect of the farm' ldbourer, whose thought and mitelligence is .generally most 'difficult to awaken. If it be, true that this density' of com 'prehension is owing to' bad and insuifficient' feeding,'ihow vital becom'e 'the necessity for choosing and preparing with care and judgment the diet of our little ones, if we' wish. to raise up 'a generation of intellectual men and 'women. What haippier or more beautiful sight can be had tha...

Publication Title: Mercury
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CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

* We do not necessarily endoreo the fopinion,1o olu .,qorreospondontl , ;,r. 'i. ; i ILni rl TO.THE EDITOR OFTHE MERCOURtY.,,' ' "'i' Sii ` I'h'ive'beon' iaiting 'and watohingh dt' see'if any'inovo' Would: be made"6~ olth part f?of those inore initnediately interested) !to carry outithe suggestion' ofa 'local oxhi "lbitonio ptepahnl6ty to the' bnd to bolheld in' *Malboiirne in'i f ew mbnthd.'Ai s ithd"timl is drawing nearer, and no public abtibfl'hti yet beeoon tken, I Would beg 'ldave 'oý 'iak[ r, ftirthor 'suggesattion " :tho effect that~ Seiluipbition should. be 'gdt" tip ind ipre'nted? Ito' the 'MKybor of' Fltroy;itakldng him to calI I& )bUbiia mb'eting 'iin "the!'ToWn" Hall it Sdalsbiss 'aii1 o il'oide: the miatier." Ift:twe'6ji ?tht~e'of"the"loc?d nianiifdetntru'e; ho ar iifVorable to the moverielei would 'tihe'tli .'initiativeit ?Obnld "easily be Jaccompliehed. I' neebd hardly again say that if I dan reide .'any-' assistinea 'in !earrding' the' sehemr through; I' shal...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

GENERAL NOTICE. S 1PHE Mercury is published every Saturdtay 1L Morning. Persons wishing to have the, paper regularly delivered at their ~ilace of business or residence will be charged le. per - quarter, payable in advance, for delivery. The Editor will be obliged for inform ation-moro especially" 'rolating to local mattors. SCALE FOR ADVERTISING. Business Cards, per quarter, from 5s. Od. ,Official and. Election,Advertisgments, . , each insertion, per inch ... 2s. Oct. Want places, Servants, IIodise6sandi ,Land for. Sale or, to Let, Articles for Sale or Exchange, Misccl laneous, Missing Friends, &o., Os. Gd. Ditto, 30 words ; ' ... '181Od. Notices of Births, Deaths, and Marriages ... .. .. l. Od. TI HE Mercury can be obtained from any of J.the following agents :-rSubscription is. per quarter. G. CAILNLL, ..., 107 Smitlh strooL - Mrs. WooiDRUFF... 00 Brunswvick street. Mrs:.CAMPuiLL, .. -5 81Ert1rudoe stre.t, t Mi: Puzw'P r ..: Joiniiton itroie:','; Mr. Oi'IfCert -.`." IHeidel...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

Trade Advterisemmntu. H. J.. CLARKE, Wholesale and Retail GROCER &PROVISION MERCHANT ..110 BRUNSWICK ST., FITZROY. Fresh Butter and Eggs daily. Families waited on. for orders. Steamn Cutlery Works, 225 & 227 Brunswick st. Fitzrby. SMakers. Razors, Scissors, Knives, Sheiars and Tools of every description ground aid set. All kinds of damaged tools cleaned. All orders punctually attended to. 'COLLINOWOOD ZINC AND GALVANIZED IRON WORKS, & KEROSENE OIL & LAMP DEPOT. Established 1853. A. P. ALLAN, Plumber, Gaslitter, Tinsmith, & Bath-maker, 202 & 204 BRUNSWICK ST., FITZROY, (Fifth door below Moor Street) ' SHAS always on hand and made, and fixed JU. to order, a well-assorted stock of Cor rugAted Iron, Half-round Spouting, OG GUt 'tering, lidging. Piping, Water-heads, Shoes Chimney Pots, Baths, &o. Also Kerosene Oil (best brands) .Lamps, Globes, Chimneys, Shades, Wicks, and everything in the trade, wholesale and retail, at the lowest ...

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SATURDAY, MAR. 20, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

SATURDAY, MAR. 20, 1875. Ir was an ancient superstition that every human being was attended by two spirits, ono influencing for evil, the other for good. Among the modorns thu e aying Is trite, and gonerally accep'ted as true, that there is a skoleton In overy house. A corporation, if it, Inas Ino soul to ble sVU(dl y the good gonlus, has at lueast a body to hbe kiked by Its comulpoer, and Il hardly over out of trouble, and its particulur skoleton is generally developed' in the shape of a Town Hall. .The north and south o! 1ýichmond composed one happy family iwelling in riuity and peace, but the erection of the present hall in the north division kindled a feudal spirit which has never since been extinguished. It is only a few weeks incue the good burghers of Hotham wert arranged in hostility on a kindred topic 'd ~tlihe infietion" spread itself in a modified form to the architects. TheL hitcstodevelopment has been in the case of Fitzroy. Possessed ofhcapacioua rown Hall, ugly- enoug...

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The Mercury. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Labor Omnia Vincit. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY, Labor' Omnia Irinit. ' TO CORRESPONDENTS. faqjeccitd commutincitions cannot be returned under anl circumstances whatever. No noticecan be taken of anonymous com municatidonr. '?toer lettdr must be acconm yipnled by, thtenm?e and address of the ? rilter, wt necessarilyl for publication, but as a gluarantee of good faith. To avoid inconvcnlence and delay to parson, Sinterested iwe have to request that all business communlications, including advertisemeontss orders jor: the paper, and remittances, be ad. dlressed to GixrrrnIr:& 8rAVeN, and'not to the EDITOL. ADVn?RVi?SEn NTS, in all cases, to be prepaid.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

_ 2bAlo Oompe .ioe. BANK: OF NEW.ISOUTH, WALES, Established 1817. Capital - - £1,000,000 Reserve Fund £363,333 6s. 8d A BRANCH of the BANK is now OPEN for the transaction of Goneral Banking Business at 201 SMITH STREET, FITZROY. INTEREST ON DEPOSITS: 12 Months ... ... ... 6 per cent. 6 ,,. ... ,, .. 6 ,, 3 , . ... ... ... ,, V. J. SADDLER, Acting Manager. COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRALIA, LIMITED. COLLINOWOOD BRANCH. The business of this branch is now con. ducted in the NEW PREMISES, 246 & 248 SMITH' STREET. EDWIN TOWLE, Manager. T HE PIONEER LIFE ASSUR ance and Benefit Society, Limited. Agent for Collingwood: GEORGE A. FARLEY, 186 JOHNSTON STREET, Near Hoddle street. THE PREMIER PERMANENT BUILDING, LAND, AND In vestment Association. Registered under "Friendly Societies' Statute" 1885. SHARES £25 EACH. Entrance Fee, One Shilling per Share. Fortnightly Subscription, Is. per Share, Offers remarkable inducements to INVESTORS, The most liberal terms to BORROWERS, And the following r...

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THE REIGN OF ATHLETICISM: A PEEP INTO FUTURITY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

:TYHE':IREI(?'NOF ATHLETICIfSM: J . i?.tP PEPýk 'INTO'FUTURITY.:" :' i :"n',in, 3 ARTI A Uir L-0OKER.. I,. [Our fnlnily,have, for sovetal genera iflon'u pas, bbee nid'didted to kopin1g ,wriufitnitcq grdg,.p.f ~tJi' dailyajlccur tumncot "of.their-. lives (I;,may.r observe ttllite dalthnm'to 'be' dlosely, related ti 'li . itd' Yli"M'"SAub'd Peysi, "bf-'the -- iAmtci ) ty, nthe tendoncy seems to jhiavl:o., beep "i.maintu?idd'in ,to, ' :remoto p'dbsterity,r as wilb appear from! the fol. lbWili' xtefrx? i dm'a tdrart omplosed by, ri fchi isindflit'tdhe.Year 1:974. ,possession of ,thise, remarkable.;rdocu :m ent.;l' ii :',n,',r ' "r 'l, :,, ". , ,,.l , I, . :r 4 111,d ý7th Disaeli, :1974, r,, l (i , " .. 1 doge nof?t dt J .n thn-e' a e +a?j to ilt - .prothulgated r byrthei Health. Board on 1ii 6thitPhlmerstobnihas, had 'the',effect o f ',itaFall' eldbrly folk ! (in tbli', Silan. ,ratq) ~npco, pmmntly spry annd ,lively,:. :.ll mustsay ythat, I;thmk :'the dildict rathleriltyrannicalh All .p...

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TOWN COUNCIL. FITZROY, MARCH, 17, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 20 March 1875

TowN CU'iCIL7 7. 1 . FITZROYI MARCH, 17,,1875..", At the 'ordinihiy fortnightly,' ieeiting 'of theio:above connbtl there''wre prebent'the Mayor (Cr. Kdeon)i: ;in.lthd' bhafi; OCf. Tuekdr,; Roide, MA8honey, Delbridgej Lyons, SEing, aiid Woodhead. : S . / ORhsi rr DI7NC . ' L ' ?"? '' i " 'The inhlabitAntdoflMae itreet complAindd, and; felt themsaolves negledtod;: at their Spdtitions'tothdcounoil notbdingnttended to. S Mr.'Robeit Mitch'll desired the use of the ti Town Hall 'onthe" most ionsonable teadms, for as entertainmeit fot the benefit 'of'the i uferere' thr6ugh",theowreck of the' Gotheu bzu'gh Referiedo tb Major'and'iown Cl(lEk. Mr. J. MackaLhlbesirod'pertnidsion torlay a crossing: 'in' Read,'dtreet. Referred to Public Worka'LCommittoe.., Mr. Eville,.secrtary. of Fire, Brigades' Conforenod,`wrdt tating tlidt'theii ' 't follow ing had beoen agreed upon, at the last meet ing of the conference :--" Th'l t'th?'c6ter enoe.is willing to recommend the suburban I councils represented b...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 27 March 1875

THE GREAT SUMMER FAIL Persons requiring Mourning have an excellent opportunity of procuring at an unusually LOW TARIFF. BLACK FRENCH MERINOES. BLACK LUSTRES. BLACK CRAPE. BLACK MOURNING HATS. BLACK CRAPE BONNETS. MARK FOY, always disposed to sell mourning goods cheap, has marked down in pride below COST all such articles. MARK FOY, Smith street, Collingwood. G. ANSELL, FASHIONABLE 96 SIMPSON'S ROAD, North Ricohmond, Ladies' and Gentlemen's Boots Sewn, or Pegged, made to order. Good stock of English and Colonial Boots of every description on hand at Moderate Prices. Repairs neatly and cheaply done. THOMAS SMITH, WHOLESALE BOOT & SHOE MANUFACTURER, Sackville st., Collingwood. Hawkers and the Trade supplied at the lowest prices. MRS. ALLEN, STRAW WORKER & PRESSER Late of Victoria Parade, successor to Mrs. Hunter. 76. Lonsdale st., Melbourne, (Opposite the Hospital). T EGHORN, Tuscan, Fancy, Felt,. and LU and Straw Bonnets and Hats cleaned and altered. ROTHWELL'S SADDLE ...

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PINE FORESTS IN PORTUGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 27 March 1875

PINE FORESTS IN PORTUGAL. The pine forest is in general monoto. nious and unpicturesque, for the trees are always cut beforo they reach the dignity of " two-ton timber," and the side branches are lopped year after year to within a .yard or two of the tree-top. The traveller passes league after league of straight-stemmed pine, and wearies for the sight of a green liold or vineyard. The pine forest, too, as in other countries, is silent and de. sorted; blackbirds, jays, and magpies, are the only birds commonly seen or heard. .4ow and then a wood owl flits out of.the shadow of an ivyed tree, and the occasional tap of the woodpecker's beak, or his sudden laugh-like cry, are sounds that a traveller feels to be a re lief to the stillness. Iuiman beings are rarely encountered, though. the forest maintains its own peculiar .population. Where the trees are rooted in anything but blowing sand, gorse grows; and the cutting of it once in every. two or three years affords some profit. Gorse in P...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 27 March 1875

T' TIE EDITOI' OF TH1 MIo? oUItY. Sir-The mockery of justice meted out in our courts is becoming more and more glaring, and the'results daily witnessed are substantial caise for men to seek seriously for some equitable administration of the law than at proeont prevails. My attention has boon forcibly called to this subject by one or two of the recent sentences passed by Mr. Justico Follows, and notably in the cases of Dobol, accused of the Lillydale murder, and a young man named Spearing, charged with a criminal assault on a child, at Collingwood. In the former case, there was not a shadow of doubt that the crime was committed by the prisoner. The evi ldonee was so strong that the learned judge positively charged the jury that they could not do loss than bring in a verdict of wilful murder. The jury differed from his honor on this point, and returned a verdict of manslaughter. Now mark the result,-a sentence of twenty-four hours, and the man is set at liberty I In the other case, be...

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EVENING HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 27 March 1875

EVEN[NG HQOURS. "Now stir the firo, and closo the shutters fast, Li3 fall the ourtains, w'heol the sofa round, And, while the bubbling and loud hissing 11urn 'Thrown up steondy column, and the l aupe, 'rhnt choor but not inobri?to, wait on each, o80 lot tn wolcome peaceful uvuniug in." It is pleasant to record, that the advice and example of the amiable Cowper, are much more generally followed now, than formerly, among the higher classes of English society. Feverish dissipation abroad is not allowed to break up the peaceful instruc tions, and happy associations of home. But the truth must be admitted, that there are only too few among the masses around us, who are willing to appreci ate the humble and retiring enjoyments of evenings at their own firesides. :In saLdness of spirit it must be owned, that too often the home of the working man is not made. attractive to him, It would require virtue and self-denial rarely possessed, to sit down contented, and to spend whole evenings at ho...

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