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Ladies' Column. Are Women Rude? [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 21 December 1887
, Xabfes' Column* Arc Women Jluttc? Rudeness ia a quality ordinarily credited to thooe of low social rank or extreme youth, and we hear rude boys or men more fre quently criticised than girls or women ; but our observation for Bomo years and in several Australian cities induces us to think that active public selfishness, which constitutes rudeness, is by no means, nor indeed chiefly a masculine quality. What woman docs not drend to enter a street car full, or rather half full, of women? lucre may oe plenty ot room lor tue nuuea passenger, but ' ladies ' occupying Beats pay no heed to tho rights of others, sit at an nn*lo which makes two persons occupy tho space intended for three, exhibit a ponder ous inertia when requested to ' movo up a little, please,' and frequently look daggers at tho rash conductor or officiously amiable passenger who tries to make room for the last comer. It is, too, often a woman who in tho ordin ary railroad train ensconcs herself in one half a seat besido ...
Odds and Ends. Quits. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 21 December 1887
©l-fcs an& j£n&$. Quits. ' Laugh and the world laughs with you, Weep, and you weep alone.' I. Wo accept tlio world on condition, We fling back a laugh for its laugh, Our smile has a touch of derision, We value the grain and the chaff, ir. We admit it a thingof externals, That carries its heart on its sleeve ; We acknowledge to husks, not kernels, We assent — but never believe. III. We dance when tho rcvol is maddest, Wo join in tho wild-masquerade, With ambition to outstrip the gladdest, In the pomp and pride of parade. IV. But whene'er the time comes for weeping And hot tears must come to us all, Tho world will have one friend in keeping, When we turn with facc'to tho wall. ,? v. The world will give one of its number, In whose arms wo can lean and weep, Till our troubles and we can slumber, And may finally fall asleep. VI. The world wo concede, in our trouble, Is hollow — a surface — a stono But in bold relief from its marble Our friends tender imago is hewn. ' VII....
EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 21 December 1887
EGGS. EGOS sun iiB riiAT. — Ingredients : fi eggs, 1 tnblespoonful of butter or nice dripping. Pepper anil salt to taste. Method : Melt the butter on aslonc, china, or tin plate, or shallow balling dish. Break the eggs carefully into this ; dust lightly with pepper and Bait, and put in a moderate oven until the whiter aro well ?' set.' Servo in the djsli in whioh they wero Ijnkoil,
CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 21 December 1887
CAKES. A FL.UK cake.— Ingrcdlouis : .} lb. of good beef dripping (clarified), I J lb. of flour, \ lb. of sugar, J oz. caraway seeds, 1 pint of milk, and tableapoonful of carbonato of eoda. Method : Rub the dripping into tho flour, add the sugar and caraway seeds, and mix all together with the milk, in which the soda has been dissolved. Bake .It once for 1£ hours.'
How to Learn to Swim. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
IIow to Learn to Swim. The first thing to be done is to learn to duck without minding it. Hold your breath and put your head under water several times whenever you bathe. You may probably strangle a bit at first, but the ducking will become less nnd les3 disagreeable, until tho disinclination to go under water nearly or quite disappears. Of course tho bather need not make amartyr of himself bysponding his whole timo in the practice of ducking. He m*T' cnlncl, 1,„ KU. acquire the necessary indifferenco to being under water almost at once. When it is ac quired, let the bather select a place where the. water is just deep enough for him to sit upon the bottom with head nnd shoulders out of water. Then let him take .1 full breath, distending the lungs, and placing his arras by bis sides, lie down on bis back on the bottom.. If unsuccessful, partially expel tho air from the lungs and try again. After having found out by actual experiment how easy it is to lie down on your back under water...
Miscellaneous. To the Spirit of the Age. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
fiDteccUnncous. To the Spirit of the Aye. If I were yon. in moments of reflection, Though ciiticism mnv bo fair and true, I'd not go in too mufch for vivisection, If I were yon. I would not take the flowcra of life and tear them Apart, their inner secrets all to view, I'd pluck them gently, reverently wear them, If I were you. I'd leave some gossamer of tender fancies In Life's wide meadow, gemmed along with dew, Not sweep tlicm nil before stern Fact's advances', if I were you. If I were you I'd leave some twilight hours 'Tivix glaring daylight and the night's black hue, Some neutral tinted scenes— some shaded' bowers, If I were you. I would not le t the oil of toleration — The sameness ot one general ' width of view ' — Subdue the free wave's motion of stagna tion, If I wore you, . I'd not laugh down cnthusiam's fire As antique and high-flown — I'd leave some : few , -' Sparks of a noble rage, a generous iro, If I were you. . And oh ! amid the rush for wealth or plea sure, And all ...
CHICKEN PATES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
CIIICKEX TATI2S, IngrSdients : remains of cold roast fowls, stalling of tho snmc, 3 tnblespoonfuls of milk, 1 oz. of butter rolled in flour, popper and salt ; pastry. Method : Line some pate tins with good pastry, nnd bake it a very light brown. Mince the cold chieken, put the. bones and shilling into a saucepan with haif a pint of waicr, anu stew mis down to Halt tho quantity, remove the bones, ndd the milk, and butter and season. Stir in tlie chicken, make it very hot,b»txdo not let it boil. Slip ?tlie pastry from the -tins, and arrange tlicui on a hot dish : till with tho mixtrc and set in the.oven till they arc aen.t to table, ,
MEAT AND POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
MEAT AND l'OUI/i'ItY. I'iOLLUd Steak, No 2. — Ingredients : Steak, 2 ozs., breadcrumbs, parsley, a few sweet herbs, a very' little butter, pepper and salt to taste. Mi'.TJion : Take a good rump steak, flatten it with a hatchet, and lay upon it a roll of seasoning made of the breadcrumbs, parsley, a few sweets herbs minced, nennnr nnd salt. mixed with a little butter beaten to 'a cream with a fork, lioll up the steak, bind itcvcnly with fine twine, nnd lay it iu 11 pic-dish with a cupful of boiling wntor. Cover With another dish, bako for -10 minutes, basting frequently. Remove the cover nnd let it brown before -sending to table. Thicken the gravy with a littlo browned Hour, and serve very hot. A layer of oysters, bearded, instead of the force meat is a pleasant change. The twine should bo cut off before sending to table.
FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
fish; ^ Fish Bai.l?. — Ingredients: Itemains' of any cold boiled fish, potiitfces, butter, a little milk. Method : Break the fish to picces with a fork, removing every vestige of skin and bone, andehredding very fine. .When thisjs done, add nn equal bulk of mashed potatoes, work into a stiff batter, with a piece of butter aud some milk, nnd, if you wish to have them very nice, a beaten ecg. 1' lour yottr hands, aud make the. mixture Into balls or ovates, nnd .fry in boiling lard or dripping, to a light brown. Plniner fish cakes may be 'made of cod and potatoes alone, moulded round like biscuits. ? *
No title [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
'Is now near its close;, and' om Siindhy. ,next its now fading; shadows- will; bo .entirely dispersed by tho bright morning dawn of a Xew. Year,, leaving; behind'.it for us nil many individual, memories, and reminisuences to murk it as one of tho years of our on rt lily pilgrimage,, be they many or bo they few.. We cannot say goodbye tTo- the. year in thin our last issue, without taking a retrospect of the past twelve months, and learning if the traces left In liiiid have been for the advancement and. welfare of our town and district. Balranald has cer tainly been, iu the ascendancy. In church buildings \v-e can. now boast of a handsomely built and connnodious Con , vent, .conducted by some of the Sfsters of St. Joseph, who iiro^lping all ifl. their, power to further the' interests of the young. . St.. Barnabas? Church and 'ground's- have also- hacl several altera . tions and' additions to render theui more serviceable and ornamental - and tenders are now being called for the erecti...
HOUSEHOLD. Tasty Dishes. SOUPS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
HOUSEHOLD. ? Tasty Dishes. sonra. . ? , - ? Camot Sour.— Ingredients : . To ' each quart of stock allow 12 or 13ozs. of pulped' carrot, salt and cayenne to taste. Metlyod: Boil as many^ carrots as required (about -t good-sized ones to each quart) till quite tender. Then cut up the m/ part and rub it through a sieve. Weigh it and ndd gravcy soup or good stock in tiio above pro portions ; mix it gradually, and season with salt and a littlo cayenne. Let it boil' up, and servo very hot with a dish of 'fried bread cut into small dice. -
Ladies' Column. Love in Life. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
3LJti-fcs* Column* L»i;c ill Life. I11 life nnd love, it love in life be ours, Smiling nnd weeping ne'er were equal powers, Yet smiles thio' tears nrc sweetest smiles of all. .. It is the little tear that smiles confute, ? That soon or late makes lovers' voicesmutc, Yet ever gathering surely saddens all. It is tho litllo tear 110 smiles refute, Or Heeling smiles of joy nil destitute, That ill the heart's life surelv sadden all. Love is not worth your weeping ; let it go, Ah, ijrit ? Tell me, dearest, is it so ; Dear love is richest when 'tis all in all. My life, oncc mine, now thine, is surelier mine, For love, it love bo thine, such love were thine, And death, if death be thine, that death were mine. Dear love i3 richest when 'tis all in nil. .U.UW j.ug viimsu .travels- — Hie yucen s saloons ar-j in Hie centre of the train, and these commodious carriages, fitted for day or nifrht travelling, her Majesty occupies with Princess Beatrice. There are two beds- in the sleeping apart ment...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, December 27. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
- TELEGRAMS. Sviiwev. Ttecemher 9T_ Mr. TWckett, the member for Pad dington. has resigned1 his seat for ren sons given, but if is rumoured he- is likftly to- accept u seat in the Upper House.. The embankment was washed uway on the-Mudgee line, distant 158 miles from Sydney, and in consequence trains can not cross. The English mail per s.s. Valetta will be delivered in Svdnev on Satmrday. The 'Victorians have still a chance- of winning the Intercolonial Cricket match at Melbourne. The- Victorians made in the second inningB 266, making a total of 301, New South Wules team in the second innings have lost three wickets for I08; being n totul of 210, leaving 82 runs to make to- win. Later; Randwick Races — Flying HiindicH-p — My Lord, Volcano* Ionntt. D'ccp ru- ber Stakes — O'.insHqirence, Wycombe, Lady Betty. Hurdle Race — Mawtiiroek S'oobekiflv Biil'liirret, Selling Piute — Faugh a Ballutrghr Leuiueith, Summer Cup' — Vespasia,. Tim Queen, Acme.. Now Smth Wnl'es won the cricket match ag...
A Few Amiable Delusions. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
A Few Amiable. Delusions. That our best girl is perfection personified. That our chrldren aro: phenomenally bright. That tho man who does not share our political opinions is cither ail idiot or a rascal. _ Thnt we could edit a paper with great success. - That dullness is profundity. That vulgarity is wit. That our friends would get along a great deal better if- they would only follow our advice. ? That wc possess unusual histrionic talent. That we can prevent our sons from falling in love with the first girl he meets, just as we did. Of all human virtues, none is so difficult to compass as that aj full nnd frank forgive ness, No word is so often said, and nothing is more seldom done, nnd no gap between the word and the thing is more carefully con cealed. Friend fall out, and ' I forgive you ' ends tho sorry drnma ; but the .assurance is rarely solid — tho sound strikes tho car, but tho echoes die away before thpy reach the heart, and the breach which has been made is always a breach...
Balranald Racing Club. BOXING-DAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
Balranald. Bacing Club. BOXING-DAY MEETING, ; The cool weather whieh set in end of the last week also prevailed 9U Mondiiy last, and Boxing-Day o|iehed with a cold south-easterly wind .aiid !i cloudy sky, and it was not till the ufter noon that tho sun shoue out his rays and dispersed thu overhanging clouds. This weather was much preferable to ...the hot dustB which, are generally so preva lent! uuout cms mine up uir yi ur in Kiverina. Silmr ly before, noon the various vehicles bogau to fill up- witli their I'ccupants and . itivt out for the racecourse which is wii bin easy distance of tin) town-, and the paddock being well eoverod with grass (though a little dry) reminded one, of the good seasons we aro now having, and what a contrast to the once baie appearance that our racecourse leserve presented some time ago. The entries fur the principal even's were small, ? but the ruoing and finishes wore good und well contested, and there were no serious accidents to mar tho day's enjoymen...
Odds and Ends. Song. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
nut) Sil'iby. /.''Jil;'/. If words were not so weak To te!l our best thoughts, dca„ Then 1 tniybt speak, And you might hear. If earth were not so bleak, Our roses might not die — ? And I might seek And find you nigh. You found, what should I seek i You mine, what should I need To make this bleak Earth heaven indeed I Can Sit Perfectly Still.— It is said the Japanese can sit stiller than nny other people, their habit of self control being from earliest childhood a part of their conscientious duty, I watchcd two Japanese students nt the terrific thunder nnd lightening tragedy of ' Clito' the other evening, nnd through the' whole play I was in rapt admiration at the way in jWliieh these Japanese gentlemen maintained their most, perfect and invincible p.'ilnl. Such fi.'lf control 51s theirs must com mand respect and wonder. No lurid scenes of Athenian splendor ; no jealousy, terror, or despair, not even murder nnd death, could relax a muscle of their grave and rigid faccs. Not a word du...
Dramatics Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
Dramatics Bntei'tammenfc. An entertainment was', given' ' on: Monday and Tuesday evenings hist, by the; BalraiimTd. Amateur Dramatic and Musical Society ini the Society's- linll,. Murket-street.. Tlie conred'v chosen- waa; that fumiliiur and-: welllknowiu one' en titled ''Our Hoys,' which- has' lieeiv so piipular in the- 1 nglish, Continental' an® i oloniat towns for some- years;. In. fact to; attempt suclii a' piece' iiv Balranald; almost needed' an apology from- our local um.itours, lint uiiy doubt that might' uave exjstetii was soon, dispelled,, as the! perfornmncB' proved: to be' the best ever gi i en- in the town,, and' every credit is due- to- tlioso-. that took part,, for not only being well up ia their respective parts,. but tlie caste- altogether being: highly creditable-. The scenery was all that could be desired', notwithstanding the performers- -were;, somewhat,, at. times labouring under a disadvantage,, owing to1 tho stage being rather small; for such a comedy. The pie...
My Earthquake. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
My Earthquake. I had come homo from tho country, Anjl you called that very night j So i;l ad you seemed to see mo - A That I never thought of fright, Till as flowed the conversation I heard you boldly speak : ' My dress suit's to be married Some evening this next week I' . I've heard of bursting dynamite ' s And Spaniard's bloody dirks - --. Of Charleston's awful earthqunko Coney Island's fireworks; But all these frightful forces, ' - Dirk, or combination pop, Couldn't make my little heart-strings - Give such a fearful flop As did that sentence. When I felt ? My senses come onco more, I caught these words : 'I'vo lent it To a fellow in tho store ?' ? Slio Had Certainly Forgotten ' My dear, I wish you would bring homo one of those boxes of French bon-bons to-night.' Husband — ' Wlia— ' . 'And after tea it will boreal pleasant to go out and got some ice crcnrn — ' ' Great Scott I Why, wo'ro mnrricd.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
- 5^ ALCOLK/i.& beat y * ? Stock and* Station Agents, V''A.Ij.U E US/ jLnr.tih)ioe.r.ss;ui-] Laud Agents, HA.Sj.-5t A' X A L !-,. AGKNTS FOR — TE«r Auetralasian Mortgage and Agency Co Uimited? '- : J.T 0. Walter and Co. Prtrmowntr;.Wfight and Co., Limitodi *7ictoriaa'lnsarAUCd Company Tho Australian Mutual Provident Soc iofcy- :Risby,#(4-Narandera Piuo Timbor. 7~ LXnd^agenqyT^ MALOOLM & BBATT _A!re prepaied . to? DRA W UP' APPLICATIONS I'mier the ®rflwn: Lauds Act of 1884, And pisK-lliiuiigh the j^vjst.d oirr^iCE;, Also appears-' iit tlin^'. Local': Land' Court,, A'lidattiwnl to any SlA IV Sfr- K 8JS-S iYES S Entt usted to tiiem. Full'iiiforinntifmand particulars on Jliliid Mil Iters to ho hud fro^n. ?MALCOLM S. UJEA'I'Tv JJulrunuld, , THE' ' ? ? ?' ?' ' lustralinn Joint $fco«k Bank. Incorjwruted by] Act.of Council, 1853. TD A JD O'P. C AiJRIlT A'E — ,#!i00,000, JB. with power to increase-to -£1', 000,000. Jtenravr. Fran— ^203,000.. HEAD OFFICE : SVdkey; X ONJDON. OF...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 28 December 1887
dafra&ald Hotel . V* £* Jl'ArJJSS^LL'S) ' -'ki EdS'' to ti'nrirtAnco to her friends ~&n« MiS JO% public, that she has now. taken the '?'?'»Wv6 Well-known Hotel. . H will he her fcncWavrmr to cmi'luct tho business so that it nmy cnmpara.favonr.ibly with the loading Metropolitan Ilotc! s in attractiveness una 'comfort. ? Kvery 'attention paid to Boarders and Visitors. The largest and most commodious house in town. Wines, §3mvjs, & JtrivU.S of AM gvmute always in Jftiffc. ^h-siciass St;tl-!in&. ISilliardss kTj. aixriiPHY, Proprietress; : v. A.itEli'Y'S „ tjoiiimerdial Hotels M'MAHON BROTHERS, PR0PIUET0R3. TtTESSP^. M'MAHON BROS Jiieg iVL.'W notify lo the public ;ofv Biil 1'tUiaM siiiri .district, thai they hii've tak'eri the Above well-known Hotel; and J i o J -e l-y giving every- attention, to| faiorit a fnii- share of support. ?' Every iiccommbdationj with home feomfoHs. ^ ? Sample '.' Room's for Codimercinl Travellers. ? - '? Godfl Silliard Table; Fir...