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GIRLS AND THEIR ALLOWANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
CIRLS AND THEIR ALLOWANCE. Girls (says Mkp. Tweedie in the. Queen) should certainly be given an allowance when they are ten years old. If that allowance i only 3 J. a week, it teaches them the value of 31, and that, by saviDg it in a month, they will have secured Is. and with that Is. they may buy a little present for mother's birthday That 35. is their own — it is a possession — and by learning its real value they learn the valut of larger sums as life advances. At twelve e girl is quite old enough to have an allowance for gloves and ribbons, and, after thtee years' experience with these irifhs, she cer tainly ought to be paid monthly a sum that will cover the cost of her boots, shoes, stock ings, handkerchiefs, laces, collars, ties, etc. — all the little things, in fact. This girl when she comes out at eighteen, or, better still, at nineteen, is thoroughly capable of lookiig after a proper dress allowance to cover ever] - thing, for experience has taught her the value of money, an...
HANDY AND CHEAP BRUSHES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
HANDY AND CHEAP BRUSHES. Whitewash brushes may be made of grass or stringy bark. The grass ones are made of a bunoh of what is known as thatching grass ; tie it round the centre and then bend one ecd over all round and tie again, chop the ends level, and beat for about two Inches up, until soft and pliable ; soak for a time in boiling water, and it is ready for use. A stick slightly pointed may be inserted for a handle if preferred. Tbe bark brushes are cut from a small sheet cut somewhat in tbe shape of a bat. Tbe end is beaten out in the same way as the grasB ones.
SOILED CLOTHES BASKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
SOILED CLOTHES BASKET. Get a large wooden barrel with the bottom in it, line the inside witb some cheap material, and outside with art muslin, nicely fulled, which can be done neatly with small tacks, add a frill round the top of the barrel out aide ; with the other end of the barrel make a lid to fit on top, cover inside and out the same as the barrel, and for a handle ; before cover ing the lid, get a piece of hoop iron, bend into shape of handle j punch holes In it and nail or screw on to the lid, and to hide the iron cover it with some of the muslin, and you will have a very useful soiled clothes basket.
CHESS NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
CHESS NOTES. The 14 games of the Showalter-Lipschufz match for the chess championship of the United States illustrated four of the opening?, and resulted in nine white wins, two black wine, and three draws. Tbe details are as follows :'— E'ght examples of the Q leen'e Gambit declined for six white wins, two draws ; three examples of the Petrcff for two black wins, one draw ; two examples of the Buy Loptz for two white wins ; and one ex ample of the Vienna for one white win.
WIT AND HUMOR. GENERALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
WIT AND HUMOR. GENERALITIES. Miaa Oldun (playfully)— 'I'm older than you think I am,' Miss Gaustfq/ie — ' I doubt it.' Forward Watch— ' Eight bells and aL'a well.' Seasick Passenger — ' He wouldn't say so if he knew how bad I feel.' This was tbe tempting notice lately ex hibited in the window of a dealer in cheap shirte — '' They won't last long at this price 1' ' What you need is horseback exercise.' 'I've tried that, doctor.' 'Didn't it do you any good ?' ' Ic did while I was on the horse.' ' I left my purse under my pillow.' ' Ob, well, your servant ia honest, isn't she 1' 'That's just it — she'll take it right up to my wife P The most graceful of domestic animals is the cat, while the most awkward bird is the duck ; but it won't do to use these facts for a basis it you want to call a woman pet names. Insurance superintendent (suspiciously) — ' How did your bu3band happen to die so soon after getting insured for a large amount?' Widow — ' He worked himself to death trying to pay ...
THE CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS. TO MEET ON MARCH 4. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
THE CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS. TO MEET ON MARCS 4. The date of the conference of Premiers, who are to meet ia Sydney, has now been definitely fixed for the 4th March. All tho colonies, with the exception of West Australia and New Z island, will be represented The Premier of Western Australia was invited to be present, but ahked to have the conference postponed until the end of the year, and as this could not be done he will not be able to take part in the proceedings. New Zealand wan not asked to send a represen tative, as ahe is not concerned in the federal de fence, acd has shown no desire to federate with Australia. The subjects to be considered at the conference are federal defence, undesirable im mig'ation, federal quarantice, coaat lights, and possibly one or two other matters. Winks — ' What makea you look bo glum 1' Jinks — ' I have ooven daughters — none of them are married, or likely to be.' Winks— ' And you're glum over it 1 You are the moat ungrateful mortal tbat ever breat...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALBURY BANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
: CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THB ALB0HY BANNKB. gin — With your permission I would like to describe a few of rhe advantageo to be de . rived from a trip to the Wapga.Wagga Ez .perimental or Model Farm. I am Bare moat of the readera of your valuable journal are aware that a trip to the Model Farm at Wagga Wagga was arranged by Mr. Linkester, the persevering and energetic aecretary of the Alb'ury Vinegroweia' Association, he having arranged with our paternal Government that thn trln down and back should only cost sinelr fare, that is. for those who were members of the Albury Vinegrowera' Association. Hav ing the good fortune to belong to that body, I embraced the opportunity, and must aay I .wae delighted with the trip. Together with the beat brands of wine the Valley of tho Murray can produce, moat liberally bestowed upon our little party by the long to be remembered liberal donors, Messrs, Linkeater and Bjadle, I can assure you we were a party of j -lly good fellows, and I am ...
"THE DEMON CHEAPNESS." [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
'THE DEMON CHEAPNESS.' ;V LECTURE BY MR. TRENWTTH, M.L.A. V- -[' A lecture, entitled ' The Djmon Cheapness, Man versus Money,' was delivered on Monday evening in the Richmond town hall by Mr. W. A. Trenwith, M L A., to the preBence of about 3'0 persons. Mr. A. Daakin, M.LA, presided. Mr. Tcenwith, who was received with sus tained applause, said that Victor Hugo In one o! his poems assumed the role of political prophet, and looking into the twentieth century made America express her wonder that at one time she had had Blaves, and France marvel that there was a time when ahe had had kings. America had now no human chattel and - '? France was a republic. Japan, which had been looked upon not vtry long ago as a sivaga nation, had now developed civilisation in an extraordinary degree. Char ges of an extraor« dinary kind were taken place in the economic aa well as la the governmental 8y3ten. No . - form of government yet tried had give suffi cient security against oppression and distress,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
HAYE YOU ATTENDED MA I ani r* \/- o A Li JpJ r Y h The halawfcB of '/Stock ;?. ''? MT^ -BE X ' I, ' * r v*. Cle&feeLai-^ny price. Advices to hand state that the Steamship with the NEW WINTER GOODS on board has passed through the Suez Canal. STARTLING REVELATIONS WILL FOLLOW HER ARRIVAL. j5&\. '?$£? *!P*?^'?5 ^IS^^JB *f\?BSF^l csij-.Tjiiwpa *gj§^, -ECu jSi IQr ^g» s?£ e,
CERMANTON. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
GERMANTON. (FROM OUB OWN CORUKSPONDENT.) The annual general meeting of the Germanton P. A. and H. Society was held last Friday after noon, in the School of Arts, the members pre santbtiog Messrs John Ross, &. H. Leigh, A. B. Brown, G. T. S. Wilson. R. W. Morison, Or. E. A. D'Ombr&in, M. M Donald, J. A. Earls, Arthur itllis, nud It R. Biidson. Tbe miuutoi cf tho previous nnnn-il meeting having: been first rend and cunflrnie!, tho meeting pio:cded to count th- ballot pr.ptrs which had been received. Aftcv the votej had bv.aa couatcd ii w:-s found that the otti -.c-bBurera v.nJi committee elected were as follows :— Prenidont, John Rosa; vice presidents, Kobort Hamilton, .f. II. M'L'Miriti, n'i-! Alexander Kn-ics ; cotuuntti.o, Messrs G R. L'-'inh, A. II. Bfowi). B. (f, M. J5:ig«lbrtrii(-. G T. LH. Wilson, F. A !.Vrie, U, Ur Motiajn, .1. A. E.wl8 W, P, Poison, W. G. Metcalf, E. Byrne, H. Anderson, S. P. Bowler, Thoma« Cox, j A. R, M'Laurin, Gordon R M'lmirin, Jamea j Bra...
TUMBARUMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
TUMBARUMBA. (FBOM OTJB OWN' COBKKSPONDBNT. ) The forthcoming P. and A. Show promises to be a great Buccess ; the stockowners on tb9 Upper Murray are determined to do their utmost to help to make it so, and what they can show will be bard to beat in nny up-country show out of Sydney. Oa Saturday, 22nd, the sola right cf hooths was biunhs bv Mr. .T M'm™n. for £17 5s. ; gates, Austin Daly, £23; loncheon, Mvi. Kelly, £4 5s ; tea ;uid c ft'ae stall, Mrs. Kelly, 10s M.ssra. Xii*ll Bos, Coppabella, have given a special priz* of £3 3s, tires the prize-list was published, f,;r bent genUtima&'a turn-out, including h--rse, saddle, bndie, etc. With respect to cavalry rf-mouots, complaints have been taade ihat the staudarj f-Fr mares (18 hands) is too high. Daptaia Scott was com municated with on I ha subject, and he will judge 15 2 mares as we I as tbose of 16 hands, of which exhibitors are reqiK-stod lo tuko no:ice. Tutnbaruinba Alpine* j urneyeJ to Tooma to contest a matcli with Mount...
GENERAL SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
GENERAL SPORTiNC. Mr. James Piic?, the well-known handicapper for the racing club3 in the Cootamundra and surrounding districts, has signified his willing ness to accept the office of handicanper to the 'ocal wheelmen. Jim (says the Herald) seem to be always on the park when the track is in uso, and by thia time should know the strength of the riderB. His watch baa been 'o:i' pretty often, and he has all the ' flvins quarters ' Mr. Thomas Scott, of the Raleigh firm, has, says the Argus, been confined to hi* bed with severe illness for a week past. His friends will bo. pleased to learn, however, that ho is improv ing, though slowly, and should be built up by an intercolonial tour which he proposes making when able to leave his bed The match between the Victorian cycling champion Parsons and Martin the American, for £25 aude, will take place at St. Kilda Ciicket ground on the 28th March, the cricket club paying £40 to secure the right to run the match. Prior to the departure of Parson...
SPORTING. RACES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 28 February 1896
SPORTING. RACES TO COME. Beechworth — March 10. ' ' Gundagai — March 10 and 11. Corowa — March 13. Albury— MarCi 17 and 18. Weights for First Hurdle Race, Cup, and St. Patrick's Handicap, March 6. Omeo— March 17 and 18. Howlong — March 24. Burrangong (Young)— March 24 and 25. Tu-aut— Maich 25 and 26. Chiltern— March 27 and 28. Mahonga — March 28. Bowna — April 6. Nominations for Bawna and Flying Handicapa, March 21. Narandera — May 6 and 7.