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Religiosu Services. PETERSBURG, SUNDAY, SEPT. 30. CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

gcligtffus j&erfes. PETERSBURG. SUNDAY, SEPT. 30. CATHOLIC. Holy Mass at 8 and 11 a m at Petersburg. Usual evening service at 7 o'clock. Holy Maes at 8 30 at St Sebastian's and at 11 o'clock at Dawson. EPISCOPAL. Morning at 11, Evening at 7. Lay Reader BAPTIST. Morning at 11, Pastor C. Frisby Smith. Evening, at 7, Pastor C. Frisby Smith. WESLEYAN. Morning, at 11 a.m., Local Preacher. Evening, at 7, Bev. J, Blaeket, TONGA*. A., Morning, Bev. J. Blaeket. Evening Local Preacher.

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PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

PERSONALITIES* "K">g Humbert's palace at Rome contains 2,000 rooms, bat the King and his family occupy only 125 of them. Smith Hitehens, wlio died recently at Liaurel, Del., aged ninety-eight, cut an en tire new set of teeth a few weeks prior to his death. Mrs. Emma Enowles, widow of Sheridan Knowles, died recently in London at the age of eighty-one. She had been au actress and played in Philadelphia more than fifty years ago. Chris. Aherns, who has just died near Clinton, Iowa., was near seven feet high, and wore a coat seventy inches about the chest and eighty about the waist. THh weight was within a fraction of four hun dred pounds, and a special coffin had to be made for him in Chicago. Charles Dickens' nurse, Mary "Wetter Gib son, was bnried on April 26th. She was generally regarded as the prototype of ' Mary,' the pretty housemaid in the Pick wick Papers. She always upheld the theory that Micawber was really Dickens' father. Charles Stewart P&rnell is an enthusiasti...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

THE FISK JUBILEE SINGERS WILL GIVE A CONCERT IN THE INSTITUTE HALL, PETERSBURG ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3 FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, Reserved Seats, 4s. Unreserved, 3s. Plan and Tickets at Mr. P. A. Callary's Store, or at the doors on evening of Concert. Doors open at 7. Concert at 8. Sooth Australian Railways CHEAP EXCURSIONS. Melbourne Exhibition. SPECIAL EXCURSION TRAINS at the undermentioned CHEAP FAKES will run BETWEEN ADELAIDE and MEL BOURNE on the following dates: Adelaide to Melbourne, Tnesdayi, September 25, and October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 3(1, .and. Monday November 5. ADELAIDE ... ... ... dep. 9.45 M, MELBOURNE ... ... arr. 7.28 Melbourne to Adelaide. Wednesdays, ^September 26j and October 3, 10, 17,24, and 31, and November 7. MELBOURNE ... ... ... dep.A9.50 A, M. ADELAIDE ... ... ... arr. 6.35 FARES. - First Return, £2 > Second Return, £1 5s, Children under 12 years of age half fare. There trill be no sleeping accommodation on these trains, THESE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE BY THE ABOVE...

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Men Who Were Great While Youug. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

Men Who Were Great Wliile Youug. j Cromwell li-ft the University at eighteen. Charles Fox was in Parliament at nine teen. Ghaxlea Bright never was at school after fifteen. Henry Clay was in the Senate of the United States at twenty-nine. Gladstone was in Parliament at twenty two, and at twenty-four was Lord of the Treasury. Lord Bacon graduated at Cambridge when sixteen, and was called to the bar at twenty one. Peel was in Parliament at twenty-one, and Palmerston was Lord of the Admiralty at twenty-three. Martin Luther had become distinguished at twenty-four, and at fifty-six had reached his fame. Gustavus Adolphus ascended the throne at sixteen. Before he was thirty-four he was one of the great rulers of Europe. Judge Story was at Harvard at fifteen, la Congress at twenty-nine and Judge of the Supreme Court of the United States at thirty-two. Napoleon at twenty-five commanded the army of Italy. At thirty ho was one of the great law givers of the world. At forty-six lie saw Waterloo...

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POPULAR SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

POPULAR 8CSENCE. - -in It predicted that the borings through thel Straits of Dover will reveal the existence of extensive coal beds. A raan in Washington Territory has patented an ingenious telephone whereby it is possible to detect the presence of metal in. rocks. Seven varieties of fishes examined by naturalists of the Challenger expedition have been found to be totally blin i in the deep sea, but can see when iuliaL.ung shallow water. The Sheffield Free Library has adopted the plan of fumigating the books. They are ex posed for fifteen minutes to the fumed of car bolic acid at a temperature of from 150 to 200 degrees. A New Oiieans dentist, b--~ n ppparatus of his own invention, uses tbe cLvsii:,<: current of a central station to run his dental tools, coal the office by means of a fan, and to heat the water required for the operator's use. A new double-pointed nail Is the invention of an ingenious woman. The points turn in opposite directions. They are especially use f...

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Charles Dickens And His Less Familiar Portraits. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

Charles Dickens Anil His Less Familiar Portraits. When, in 1S55-56 Dickens made Paris his temporary home, his life there was passed among artiste and in the exercise of his calling, and before he had been, a week in his new abode he made the acquaintance of Ary Seheffer, the famous French historical painter, to whom he consented to git for his portrait. The absence of the London streets, from whence he drew his inspirations, was a sore trial to the novelist, the progress of his literary labours being much impeded thereby. He then had ' Little Dorrit' on his mind, and the Bitting in Sehefier's studio proved very irk some, although they wer often varied by a special entertainment in the long atelier, where thr artist received some sixty people, to whom Dickens, by special entreaty, read his ' Cricket on the Hearth.' "When the ' night mare portrait' (so called by the living original) was completed it was exhibited at the Boyal Academy, where it excited considerable comment among his fr...

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A TAP AT THE DOOR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

A TAP AT THE DOOB. A baud tapped at my door low down, low down. I opened it and saw two eyes of brown. Two lips of cherry red, A little curly head, A bonny, fairy sprite, in dress of white. Who said, with lifted face, 'Papa, good night.' She climbed upon my knee, and, kneeling there, Lisped softly, solemnly, her little prayer: Her meeting finger tips, Her pure, sweet baby lips, Carried my soul with hers, half unaware, Into some clcarer and diviner air. I tried to lift again, but all in vain. Of scientific though!; the subtle chain ; So small, so saiall, My learning ail; Though I could call each star, and tell its place. My child's ' Our Father' bridged the gulf of space. I sat with folded hands at rest, at rest, Turning his solemn thought within my breast. How faith would fade If God had made No children in this world-no baby age Only the prudent man or thoughtful sage; Only the woman wise, , no little arms To clasp around ouc neck; no baby charms, No loving cars, No sinless prayer,...

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Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

RainfaSi. The f iVrvioe gis-is %e rainfall reg istered at the Pek"r«jonrg Fo&fc Office uunng tbt a»t year, and for the present to date 1£87 *« . Pcbruafy Varch Aoril ilC June t - Jn>y September r Cct^V* V - 3So«foaiWtr - Ite-eir.Mer Poicta 18S8 ii'ifid i January 0-360 j March 0-270 I February - 1"460 April - 1 360 | May 2 "445 ] June IJoly 1020 1.570 j 1-075 " l-4i5 X'Mo 1-580 f Totals for pre virus years-1885, 10*275 ; 1883,10 915; 1887, 13875;

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

A, D BRUCE, Gwkebal STOREKEEPER, 1 YONGAliA, lTa.ii acomplote Stock of Drapery, Grocery, Ironmongery Fancy <3oodt>, Crocfcaiy, Tinware, Boots and Sh^es, - AND Wines .and Spirits IPrcfossionaL DR. PALMER, (&.K.Q C.P.,1, & LK, & LB.OS.,1,) HAS COMMENCED PRACTICE IN PETERSBURG \Vhete he has taken up his residence, <m«j may be Conuolted at his Booms daily. Messages may be left at William's Petenbtug Hotel &fc any hour and will be promptly attended to, Terowie Private Hospital fflHlS Hospital is now open for the reception of Confinement and other I cases For further particulars apply to ALFRED W. HILL, M.D, Main street, Terowie. i .".i MONEY TO LEND. 1 JTLEMDfG, BOUCAUT aw» ASHTON JgOLICITOBS, £ DEL AIDE AND JAMESTOWN. <WB. "BOUCAUT attends Petosbniv ererv F&IDAY, from 1 to 3. i Apply to MB. S. XEALLEY. j E, H. LIMBERT, L.L.B., Sdlidior, PETEESBUBG. Con^tnissioner for taking Affidomits in iht Supreme Court. Insol...

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TALE. An Unnoticed Incident, PART I. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

T A L E. An Unnoticed Incident, PART I. A BITTER wind was driving the sleet fiercetp round all the comers as Mrs. R&iltoa,. turning;; out of Hammersmith road, reared her own door. She was canyiag a heavy parcel .by the-;1 string; her feet were wet, her eye6 achingwith the cold and the sleet, which -had found -dke weak place between her bonnet andjelc&k, and would probably give her a very bad sore throaty but Mrs. Railton was not thinking of these things. She was thinking of summer, one summer fifteen years ago. How bright it Jia$l been, and how hot, everywhere ^but"in*&ie wood, and even there the bi&ezes had been faint and warm! What glorious colors had lain among the shadows where the-/oxglovesj and thunderflowers grew in crowds. ih7 that i was a pleasant place, and she had stood there; leaning against a willow by the river, looking up eagerly into the handsomef ea£*er |yo1li|g face bent down to her. She almost heard her own voice saying, . I am not ...

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POETRY. POLLY LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

POETRY. fOLJJY LAND. In Folly land what witchery! What pretty looks, what eyps there be; What; gamesome ways, whkt dimpled smiles; "What lissome limbs, what frolic wiles; "What easr laugliter, fresh and clear; "What praats to play, what'jests to hear ! Old Time foig'ets to shake Ins sand; The days go tripping, liandinhand, In Folly land, in Polly land. In Folly land, one idle hour, The moonlight had a wizard power; Its fairy glamour turned my braia: I -would that I were there again 1 We stood together 'neath the sky; A bird was chirping drowsily: . He smiled, he sighed, he held my Jiand. A h me! Ah well-we understand, 'Twas Folly land, 'twas Folly land! 5Iy sober friend, how worn your looks! Your heart is in your mouldy books." ? Here's half a cobweb on your brow! I seldom see you jovial now. Fling down your volumes and be free To take a pleasure trip with me. Come," Here's my lieart, and .here's my hand. 'We'll laugli our skiff, and sebU thfe stoand Of Folly land, of Folly land. V'...

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MOLLY'S TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

MOLLY'S TROUBLE. ' Sing to me Sumefchiug sad, mamma, For I've got an ache, and I want to cry; I don't kiiow whert, for its not my head, It's not my tooth, and no one is dead, But I feel so queer, and I dont know why ! 'Perhaps it may be my heart, mamma, 'Cause you said cne day that hearts can have aches When they are empty, and mine is so, And that's the matter with me I know, And I won't be s'prised if sometime it breaks. ' Sing to me something sad, mamma, 'Bout the bye and bye when it is so sweet; Your voice I know makes the ache all well I'm glad that sound is the dinner bell, For perhaps it is I would like to eat!'

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LITTLE FOLK [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

LITTLE FOLIC | Bennie was asked if he was afraid of the dark. 4 Oh, no,' he said; ' I go in great piles of dark!' I Johnnie-Mamma, wasn't Adam the first j man? Mother-Yes, and Eve was the first woman. Johnnie-Didn't they have any papa and mamma? Mother-No, dear. Johnnie -Was they orphans, mamma ? Little Dot-Why, does your little dog like candy ? Omaha Miss-Yes, indeed. He I makes an awful fuss if I have candy and don't ! give him any. Little Dot (after reflection) I wouldn't like to have a dog like that. Not His Fault-Minister-Well, Bobby, I suppose you get prizes at school sometimes ? Bobby-Never got any yet, sir. Minister Why, how is that ? Bobby (with an injured ; air)-It is because some other boy gets 'em. A gentleman was giving a little boy some nuts the other day. The good mother said 4 Now, what are you going to say to the gentle man ?' With childish simplicity the little fellow looked up in the gentleman's face, and replied, 'More.' Aunty-' Here is an apple, Johnny. Share it...

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HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. Hasty Bishes. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. Uasty UiHiics. Macaroni, usually associated with cheese in tliirf country, can be ino&>t successfully utilised iu it variety of ways. Macaroni mince xs t&st.y-looking and delicious; any cold nieat, poultry, or game can be used. It should be cut small aud moistened with gravy, an equal weight of macaroni being seperately boiled and out into quarter-inch lengths; the whole is then made hot in a stewpan, and piled high in a hot dish, with croutons of fried bread as a garnish. If the meat used he white, viz, rabbit, veal orehieken, a spoon ful of cream is a good addition. Macaroni with tomatoes is thus prepared : -Turn half a poundo£ tomatoes into a sauce pan, with a spoonful of stock or bit of butter ; let them cook until tender enough to pas3 through a coarse sieve or colander, then re heat, season nicely, adding a few drops of lemon-juice or vinegar, and pour over a flat dish covered with nicely-boiled macaroni, not the pipe : that answ...

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Some Stage Panoramas. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

Some Stage Panoramas. Tiie use of a panoramic background on the stage to give illusion of motion in. a railway train was, I believe, first made by Mr. Sef ton Parry in a sensational drama written by him for the Holborn Theatre, some thirteen years ago. One very important detail was, however, overlooked in this scene-the re volution cf the wheels. Perhaps the most complete scene of the kind was that shown by the Hanlon Lees in ' Le Voyage en Suisse,' where the illusion would have been perfect had it not been for the extremely farcical v nature of the accompanying action. Indeed, during the last Seven or eight years (but more especially in 1881 and 1882) the panorama has been turned to excellent ad vantage on the boards. As an instance of the sensitiveness of the stage to outer forces it may be noted that Mr. William Beverley's picturesque arrangement of dummy horses and dead bodies in the battle scene of ' Michael Strogoff,' at the Adelphi in March, 1881, was suggested by the ultra-r...

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HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

HUMOUR. Speed out on the Question-Counsel (im patiently to witness)-Can't yoa speak a little faster, Uncle Rastus? Witness-Didn't I swa' to tell de truf, de whole truf, an' nuffin but de truf ? Counsel-Yes, yes. Witness -Den I'se got ter go slow. It is said that 'brains will tell.' Some times they will, and sometimes ihey will not. Sometimes the more brains a man has the less he tells. It doesn't always answer for brains to tell. Some men are light on their feet, while others are light in the head. Time flies when you are in a hurry; he sits still when you are not. The golden rule is to let others do unto you as you would be done bv. There is only one thing worse than to eay a mean thing, and that is to do ifc. Skillful Mamma-I do hope the ceremony will gooff without a hitch to-morrow. Papa -Egad, I don't I It's Eleanor's last chauce. Customer (to Mr. Isaacstein)-'The coat is about three sizes too big.' Mr. Isaacstein (impressively)-' Mine frent, dot coat make you so proud you vill ...

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FARM AND GARDEN. Fine points of an Incubator. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

FARM AND GARDEN. Fine points of an Incubator. An incubator may be described as a limied chamber, the temperature of whose atmosphere its humidity or moisture, its freedom from noxious gases, are under the cotrol of the aspirator. From imitating the hen. who so far as the changes in the eggs are concerned, is the most nearly a perfect incubator, the nature and duties of these conditions have become well understood. The three conditions of temperature, moiture and ventilation, are all important,in selecting an incubator. Tempera ture is a very important point; for, unless this is all right, all else will prove unless. One person says 100 deg*; the next, 102 deg.; another, 103 deg.; some even as high as i06 deg.; and probably all these parties made good hatches at the different points- or thought they did-when, in all probability, the differ ence was all in the thermometers. The only way to test if your thermometer is right is to test it by hatching successfully, or else get it from on...

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A Big Bank Note. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

Big: Bank Note. An extraordinary affair happened about the year 1870- One of the directors of the Bank of England, a very rich man, had occasion for £30,000, which he was to pay as the price of an estate he had just bought. To facilitate the matter, he carried the sum with him to the Bank, and obtained for it a bank-note. On his return home he was suddenly called out upon particular business; ha threw the note carelessly on the chimney piece, but when he came back short!/ afterwards to lock it up it was not to be found. No one had entered the room, he could not therefore suspect any person. The director went to acquaint his colleagues with the misfortune that had happened him; and as he was known to be a perfectly honorable man, he was readily believed. It was only about 24 hours from the time he deposited the money; they thought, therefore, that it would be hard to refuse his request for a second bill. He received it upon giving an obligation, to restore the first bill should it ev...

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VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

VARIETIES. Sir "William Harcourt enlivens the debates in Westminster and shakes the platforms o. the country -with comic thunder in an agree able manner. He accompanies Mr. Glad stone somewhat as a Sancho Panza ac companied Don Quixote, relieving by jest the grave discourees of faia chief. They are celling a cigar walking-stick at the Danish Exhibition, a fact which mashers may be interested in knowing. The stick, when full, holds eight or nine cigars, which are brought to the surface by turning the handle of the stick. A Louisville young woman is said to have been made insane by dyeing her hair. She was found in her room seated among broken mirrors, crockery sud pictures, a raving maniac. One of the journalists' jokes in Berlin was that when the new Emperor mounted the throne he would issue an edict forbidding the importation of sticking-plaister, for he hated the English; and all the sticking-plaistar which is sold in the German capital is called * Englisches Plaister.' A lad of e...

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ART & LITERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 28 September 1888

ART & LITERATURE. Tition and Holbein painted portraits as their sitters were, and did not turn them into ladies and gentlemen dressed up for a fancy ball. Although the subjects are so few, so obvious, so conventional there is no mono | tony. All looks noble, solemn, beautiful; for the »im of the painter then was to show ' how much beauty could be shed over the old ideals of faith, poetry, and manners. It is said that Mr. Richard Mansfield's manager (Mr. Mansfield will take possession of the Lyceum in a few weeks) was the first one to conceive the possibility of employing a clever fainting actress. He did not mean her for the stage, but for the audience, where he subsequently utilized he^. Her ealary is said to be at the rate of £400 a year, and she agrees by contract to sit through the per formance every night and faint at the moment that Jekyll turns into Hyde.

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