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STAMP DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
STAMP DUTIES. A Id. stamp is sufficient for all cheques, no matter whant the amount dreawn may be; but in the case of bills of exchange and prommimory slotes, the duti amre to he regu. latl neconling to the value of the docu ment, as follows: Not exceedihg £25 ... ... d. Exceeding £25, and not exceed ilg £50 ...... ... ls. Exceeding £50, and not exceed-l iog £75 ... ... s. Gd. Exceedinlg £75, and not exceed ing £100 ... ... ... 2s. Where it exceedns £100 the fee will then be calculatedl at the rate of Is. for every £50 above that amounat, or freational part of £50.
HOW TO TEST CANNED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
HOW TO TEST CANNED GOODS. -4- If vegetables and fruits are put in glass it is easy to see whethler they nre working, but in the caseoof the cianned goods of the shops, it is more diileult to distinguish the good from tbhe bad. A few rules given by a physician for testing canned goods may prove valuable to many. Ex amine every cap of the tin cans to see that there are not two holes soldered instead of one. If a second hole be found in the can it means that the contents have begun to spoil and the can has been punctured, the gas let out, and the con scaled up again. Secondly, examine the head of the can to see if a line of resin is seen around the solder, as at the side of the can. If this line is not seen rcjccttho can. It has been sosded up with a poisonous amalgam made of muriate of zinc instead of ordinary solder and resin. Thlirdly, press the bottom of the can to see if it can be pressed up like the bottom of a sewing machine oiler; if so, the contents contain decomposing gasses....
A DISSATISFIED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
A DISSATISFIED MAN. Never give way to discontent, no matter what your status in life may he. Not surer or more certain dosn oxygen eat away iron than will discon tent weaken the mental and physical forces, often causing premature death. Boe cheerful avlways~ If in misery and pain, remember that it is a long lano that has no turning, and that when you do get to that turn you will be out of your trouble. When the car of Time is carrying you along smoothly over the road of life, don't borrow trouble. It don't pay the interest on the investment. On the contrary, the interest you pay is exorbitant, and may consume you before you can take up your note. It is astonishing how much fat an even, sunny.tempered man will put on his skeleton in the course of a life time. A discontented man is shunned by all, while a contented one becomes a magnet of attraction, around which everything that has life in it gathers, just for the fun of hearing him laugh and borrowing a little of his sunshine. A dis...
ROYALTY AT THE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
ROYALTY AT THE THEATRE. The Prince and Princess of Wales went to the Princess' Theatre a month or two ago, and it may be of interest to learn how these visitations are managed. First, notice is given to the manager, who prepares the best box-if nicessary, knocking a couple of boxes into one--for the usa of the Royalties, while another is prepared for the people in attendaneoe. If the boxes should happen to bhe taken, notice is sent to those who have taken thems to the effect that thpey are wanted for the Royal Family, and the money is returned. About half a dozen pro grammloes are printed on coloured satin by the regular printors; several large bouquets are purchased for presenta tion to the' Princesses; a large stock of scarlet cloth is used for decorative purposes; a elmpet is laid down at the entrance; the visitors are received by the manager, and conducted to their box, or, in the case of the new then tres, to the Royal apartment; the rising of the curtain is delayed till their ...
USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
USEFUL HINTS., Buy your cheque-books with the stamps impressed. Never sign anything without looking first to see if it be properly stamped. Iremember, the Jirot person who executes any instrument is responsible for afitxing and cancelling the stamp. Do not forget that the date, as well as the initials or signature, must be written on the stamp. Have all your printed receipts stamped roeady for use. Letters acknowledging payment of any sum of £5 or over by draft or cheque must pay duty. Penalties may be recovered summarily belore two justicesm, and the Minister may allow a portion of the amount to go to an Informer. Looek carefully at your deeds. One error may invalidate an important transaction. If several considerations are expressed in one document, you must pay on each soeparately. Do not let bills run too long : keep them under £5.
MUNICIPAL MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
MIUNICIPAL M1EMS. Th unfortulate disnmntlcnt of the Towt-hall clock ht caued a Nrbe t . dcl of ooooyotteo to cur worlthy cittoelts. To reobesty thle evil, Sydoecy Ilorrier, juot scotl the Town-hall, will cotsllensate themt by selting o t he Numbr-lly too price, teoo "'Merikott' ktloo~ froot lo. ed., goorootoost Note the Nootber-(ill.
STRAY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
STRAY NOTES. The devil speaks for a man in a passion. Love may live an ago if you do not marry it. The fire of jealousy burns with very little fuel. A husband's name is a far bigger shield than a father's. On what strange solitudes every separate soul dwells. It takes two to toll a lie-one to speak and one to listen. Truth can be outraged "by silence quite as cruelly as by speech. To the spider the web is as large as to tile whale the whole wide sea. Woman is never too angry to be without a mouthful of sweet words. When girls are old enough for a lover they are a match for any grey head. A man that getse the , woman he wants very seldom gets any otlher good thing. A daughter is a little whlite lamb in the household to teach men to be gentlemen. . The Marquis of Bute has presented 130 acres of land to the town of Cardiff for a public park. All these inconveniences are incid. ent to love: reproaches, jealousies, quarrels, reconcilements, war, and then peace. Never fear to bring the su...
MAKE A NOTE OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
MAKE. A NOTE OF IT. For soburao odlvertising the old well oatablished local nowspaper, which has ecome a nec?ssity in every homo, is about tie beft meolium. Such a paper invariably onotahtu, it every issaue, somcthing thot is locally interesting, and is therefore eagerly looktl for, circulatcs fmtro ihut to hItanll, and thou is sent to somu fricd in thle coantry Tha nwrew columns oi daily bpapc maoy only ho huriredly scanuld, and thle sheet thou tlhrowl roide, but tie local journal is trca ourcl, and the demandt for back copies of the 'rahraa Ilihyraplh ld SO. Kilda Adrcrlicr is surprisllg. 3lny business men seem to think thatl, because a daily neowspaper is supposed to hnve a wide cir culation, its advertising influence must be Krenter--forgetting tlhat not one in II hun drled radem ever even glanlcoat the closely packedl columnsi of advcrtiaemntcut? in the dallies, while the greater majority of those whto do look at busiescs loticos are far away from tlhe locality in which trade i...
IT DOES NOT FOLLOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
IT DOES NOT FOLLOW. That a young lady who tirps up stairs houhld be clumsy on her feet. That the man who cats hin wones should be hungry at the time. That the lady who throws you a i kiss ehould be fit to tieldlong-leg. That the geutleman who "outruns the constable" shouli be able to win a mile That the boy who bolted the apple should be broughlt up as a jailor. That the girl who overlshot the mark should be particularly strong. That the man who reaped the whirlwind aO a clever farmer. That the comic contributor who made puas would not crack jokes when oppor tunity offlered.
"OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN." [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
LOF SUCIt IS TIHE KCINGDOM OF HEAVEN." 'iny ispirit gone fur ever, Wafteal to those realms above, tNtling in thie Saviour's bosonm, Liullel to rat by wtords of love. Ahh! how short thy time Ieoside us ; arctely had thy life begun When the trummnons came which told thee Thot thy pilgrimage wans donle. Little Itlgrim t had'st thou never otherthoughts than those divine l Ininkit thou never of thy mother t Are no earthly yearninog thine ? When thou mutely hade us farewell With that lovely ling'ring look, Did an angel lift thee gently In her armsecrote the brook I Did she bear thtee swiftly upwunlts In the shelter of her wings, Never ncasing till she brought thee To th' Ahnlmighty King of kingso1 Ye methiniks that angel hIovered Long hn?led that couch that night, Ioth to takne thee, loath to leave tlhee, nnth our huInman henrtt to omite. tNoe thou dtwellet with the Suviour, Fairest'mong thie angels there, ' If there be diegrees of beauty it'hee all things arne wondrous fair. iuthow hard ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
'C EbT .jNG'8 Oo l LOZEN GES Cute t uum oz fihma, flrochlitio. M3edical nali ~l Dt O other mnleiinte i. ''nala ull?"?' ?x ?uruofl thlue dngerous uffe vi Irit 1xoitiniL cuaunrc reut. F2or hxlu hl~ Yo breathing they ore Difi Of e0~f lloy Coiitofo naOilo l SIrin s f ,n. ooid by nll CIne Ists. it ~10J' Is. • J ., oa$ 1S. 9d. eaoh.fe VT.. TIIAMWAY ACCIDENT. On Satunlny nighlt lnst a Indy was tepi lg froti a tru cnr ln Clopel-street, when by oiome mtanso or otther stie loot tIer tooting, ndiul wu thrown violently to thei groond, Shte received Ot severe oohoing, ntd i'on nassisted into the P'LANSTEIt 'TEA BAZAAR, 122 Chapel-street, Prahran, where «lie recerveld greant kindness. A cup of ten wos mnde by the nomorntgers otoot given to th lndy, who, after she id lranoli it, teclrentl otie felt refrlishe ntl procentedi to Itcr Itoooc. We now fino l that thi Inldy i s r e o enii i i i diii g o ur Pu re T e a 1 o att ti e r friemoos. Note iti buricr anot ouddireo, to ld, lt id, to 8i, 2'1, 2o el...
HINTS FOR THEATRE-GOERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
HINTS FOR THEATRE-GOERS. Apllaud, but never in the right place. Let the young lady uea thi opcra.glass toce in a while. lit the man in the next scat in the eye when you take of your overcoat. If you hav (aeen tile plany bfore, tell tydy within h.lf a dlozen eats whlat mmea next. Cull the nctten "hums" °r neatly say that there t enough stick in the com lPany ton start a woodyard. Alwayswcar your tallest bonnet. Ileep your head going frnm aide I side. hunebhdy in the salt bhelind you may se the slage il you don't. Icct seate in tile middile of the row. In that nay you tan isturb thie most people It plng out between the icle. thYou maybefamiliar with the plcee which the archestr is planyng, more familiar witlh it, ?ethaps, than the ohelstra, and show Ihi nethe audience by whistling it.
THE QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
THE QUEEN. Grerat Einprcesof a thousand isles, Granld Misitress of the sea, VWe chihlren in far ilistant climes Our homage tender thee. Thllough far, et Ilcar i bonds of love,· : Aunstmllin clainms Grieat BIritiutl's Queen; One rnce, one throne, oae Gol above, Tlioughl sev'ring oceans roml between.' Thaen comrades in fealty, We'll sing ill unity To the Queenot God bless tier ! long may she reign O'er BIritianl' Empire anld the azure main. : 'rotud rovrcign in this southern zone, Of Britons strotg antl free, Australia claims the enmpress tllrone, And greets in loyalty Long may'st thou reign, loved, gracious Queen; May coming years of joy ne'er cease, Till God shall crowni thy days serene, Andt bless thee with eternal peace. Then comrades in fealty, We'll sing in unity To the Queen, God bless her! long may she reign O'er Briton's Empire and the azure main. ST. LiGEBo. Pr'iatt.
WORTH BEARING IN MIND. FORTUNES IN PRINTERS' INK. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
WORTH BEARING IN MIND. IOIRTUNES IN P'ISTERtS' INK. Don't expect nit advertisemeat to bear fruit in one night. oBr~? is the stlff of humano life, and advertising is the ltaff of basie?-s. A thing worth doing is worthi doing well. A tlhing worth advertising is worth advertising well. Quitting advertioiug in dull tioeo is like tearing out adam be aue water is low. Eitlher pln will prevent good times from coming. The enterprising advertiser proves thot he uolerstands how to buy, becau.Co ih ad verti.ing he klloons low to sell, Trying to do butilooso rithout adverti.tng is like winking at a pretty girl through a pair of green goggles. You nmy know what you aro loing, but no one else does. lntrprising Ipeople are beginning to Icrn the virtue of adverti.iog the ycnr round. The persistency of those who are not iotimidoted by the cry of "dull timeo, but keep their names ever before the publir will surely place them on the right side in the cnl.
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. 1. IrF any person orders hiE paper to bhe discontinued, he must lirst pay aoil arrears or the publisher mocy continue to sendl until ipayment is nmadel, anod thel collect thel w.hole amount, whether the pIler is takce tore the office or not. 2. The courtris have lecidcd tlhat refucsing to take nowspapers l periscliels ftrom tihe poct-oici, or r moving anld lenving thecm uncolled for, is 1srimaofasio evidence of intentionl fecud.
THE AULD WIFE'S LAMENT FOR HER TAY-POT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
T?lE AULD WIFEI'S LAMENT FOR lIEl TAY-POT. Alan! alas I what will I doI MIy ald black tay-pot's broke in two, WicLrin I did wae often brow The wce drcp toy. I thocht it wad hae lasted through ly life's dull way. Whan first I bought it in the toon It cost me close on hIalf.a-croon; ut I ncer grudged it, 'twas sae rooll, And nate, and fine; At aoor parties it was doon, Then it did shine. At airt when brochlt in t?e the hoose 'TR? only kept for Sunday's LSe ; lit whien my dochters grew up spruce An' wanted men, fOh! like my brows al'tlrough the hoose, 'Tw.a ill'usedl then. Alas! it often hadl to thole The blaze o'mocic a flaming coal; Ahl wae I felt, a tear c'en stole When last it cmokced, Asane sat loasting a fine roll, And lads leud nlauched. aot now my dnchters a'nre wed, An' health cn' beauty's free ie fled ; Iy auld wheel lie. abune the bed Fu' silently; And ion I'll wi, my pot be laid Anecathl thile clay.
SELECTED POETRY. THE SIN OF OMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
VTD POETRY* toien't tie thing a e do denr, fto... le---- dtt" Ia the th us bit of tearhacho Whih settineg of the sun. "The at e eIfgotten, ],Theiyo u dl not write,' Tlho-I-tt 0ht hdr n sctt, dear, T rih .aunt?lg g hosts to.night. Ayea' eigtttheao litteet Tht of a bhothor' wYeY e bit of h nartsome r ounsl You owhero h- e T -~h ebito n eteoni calls to say; e li lovin tOcelt of 1the hand, dear, Thig tlchao'n winomem tone, T ; U II to time or thought for, T 1 - hle enough of your own. 1to little ctIsof k indncss, go eadly out of mind ;hi lecet chaicca to be noget Tich cnver o ti t Eteh cyll, epropehfulwrtiteh, ' .When hopt is fart nod floggitef, Aed a highthl(5 deap~eed on ftitel. For life is all too short, tdar, And sorrow is all too great, To suffiler our slow compnssiono That aridcs until too late. And it's not the thing you do, dearn, It's the tlling you leave undtone, Which gives yoe the bit of heartache At the setting of the sun.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 1 June 1889
I''larc lodl~~M, gvccteat brothl, tia Iiittvra."-E[ttvT.j KIgATINU'S CUOUGII LOZIINGES Cuare Cough1,Aothinal ironchitiS. 1carlical Lstimnay Matcts that uno other medicine is so cffclica l in the cure o llauf these daingecus maladlieas. Oln nge loanji ilon gives ca ilt or two at bedtimt cululnu rTnt. "or rclievitrig litltculty of bretahinag tey are Ilrnalable. They ontaill o oiium nor aInY aiOtCnat driUg. Soid bi all Cheitsal, ia Tins, Ia. ltd. anllt da. id. c~tal,--n.frA T.] yilinley Ilaris is Inon nlihowinig nLt lil lihaplncstreet. i'aihran, a nltW cCnaigllenlll t Svary Ilnll~solle calrbolni hair ornamlnellt ill gould ianlld alrilver. As tille reaoll i jlst olAlllTg oin for pairtls, Intll., &a. tit oiiir: nttniy olyni Inruntai itelfI far InrrUCtirih ai-' ticlei nit Iliiacr c i lit t i ontilattui taln. fALIVT.) Speelal Advertisements. A.LEWIS Arc.~SS~hiett.'Std ndatotSt.I~I Ap-li--TendtGrs Front MFncing Iron Gates. SLEW IS Arteet, AVih.tAret, St. Kihta. m.nd OSkLelghC.--Tt d...