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THE COUNCIL TABLE. BRUNSWICK.—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
THE; COUNCIL .TABLE. tL ty3RUNS IC MCNI= DtoXnlr : tL Preseit: CrOr . Fleming " (m yor,) ,t J!: Driscolly Fraser ;King Laccy, I Me tliven u orn a Phillips ind ti Trnrioweth. - c COymxtsrowuxgjn. From Anii A Wi lliniss notifyinzig council of nuiisance caused by wateir on vacant piece of laidd:in Victori-street' west, and rcquestiu .conadil to- take steps to have it abated. On the motion of Cr. King, seconded bliy Cr. Fraser, the nstiter was referred to the inspector, to report. ;Froni .. W G. Weirt, offering to give orie, of his xiiusical, poetical, and hlnuorous recitals in aid of the flood relief fund if the council would. grant free use of the town hall for snao, and accord its patronage. The offer war received with tlhaniks, and Tuesday, 4th August, fixed as the date. Secretary .oouth lBrunswick Brick Comipany re impaisablc state of Albion street from their works to Sydney-ruad. Mr. Thilrliing, one of ithe directors, addressecd thlie .cacil as to tIhe state of the road, a.nd desi...
Novelist. In Love's Crucible. CHAPTER XVIII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
1OV~Ci10t. _. I In Love's Crucible. By BERTHA Il CLAY: CHAP'TEII XVIII.'-COnTwsIeU . Our reoadcrs will remember that in tour last nunsi bher Canyl Wiltoni had comueiciiced to tell Maide a story of a man wheo lad fallen in love, and he thss eondlijeied his recital: C0 t iHe, had been-les us, say frankly-a bad man. IH had scoffred at love as lhe had at many otlher tlings, of whlich le knew as little and bue cause, Isuppose, oflth elack of good qualitiesin himself, he hadl heule such qualeties, of little e teem in others.e' However that. zany be, he sonce accidentlly saw a woman who stirred him as n0 tlher ever hlad. She wasasas actress. You mos scorseleifurlrtla. I do not; thin case did nt, but hes did hot look for, any great exaltation of nature in her. in puraued heras he would have pursued any other woeman-with great leking, but little real respect. You reset that for uour sex. You are right; he was wrong;- But wait. He gained the opportunity to speak with her; then sle discovered ...
CONVICT DAYS VAN DIEMAN'S LAND: TRUE CHRONICLES. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] No. 11. GEBER'S GANG. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
CONVICT DUAYSi VAN DIEIVIAN'S LAND: f TRUE CHRONICLES. [Altm oOtatorEss: cD.v1ue l . di a--t nn No. 11. i - - be acoert's nOrm. GDEBE S GANG. Seeing the futility of pursuing the flying 0 vi overseers, Geber and his gang returned to ti the tents. The storm was abating, and in a ii few minutes it had passed away as rapidly as sa it came. Among the convicts, in addition to n the names of those previonaly given, were a two notorious ruffians named Heller and n Watts. They were formerly noted burglars di on London, and, with the short-sighted policy at peculiar to the penal authorities, these com- el panions in crime were placed not only in the It same prison, but also in the same gang.u Trey had also served a year out of the twelve s that they were sentenced to, but during that w short period they had partly established a a mutinous conspiracy at Macquarie, and, hada it not been for Geber's attack on Harding,it is possible a worse tragedy might have to be recorded in the convict annals....
Poetry. HE'S TEN YEARS OLD TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
11e'S TEN YEARS OLD TO-DAY. t rnamcts s. sxizti. L ok at him as he bounds along I The red-chcreked, bright'eyed boy? Hlis well-kbit limbs eo blithe andetrong, His shout so full of joy I Sohool's not in yet-he's full of glee, And ripe for any play; His little heart is full, for he is ten years old to-day. His roomy pockets plethoric With top, and cord, and ball, .na rags, and stones, and bite of stick, And other tritlse small. the hour is his, his mind is free, So get not in his way le be not rich? besidec, you see, He'sa ten years old today. H-! is a prin:e among the boys OQ this his natal morn; knove them all you hear his voice. Clear as a bugle-horn. H. nlaughs, he sereams, he runs 'like mad' No cult could wilder play B.r prithee do not scold the lad, lie's ten years old to day. O . hsppy boy I so free from care, How sad it is to know Toat tiune will mark thy forehnead fair W .t trouble, toil, end woe? 13B it, hapily. you're untrammelled now, So frolic u hire you may rh-ogh grief ...
F[?]nniosities. A Boy's First Trousers. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
Fmnllsiositicis. A Boy's First Trousers. A man may arise to the loftiest station, And hearken to words that are spoken in praise. Be chosen to fill n high place in the nation. And favored and honored in numeres ways ; But none of the gifts which in manhood hL:'. sought him So filled up his being with wonde:[ol joy, Or bright dreams of things yet to be ever brought him, As the first pair of trousers he wore when a boy. When a boy's kilt Ekirts are no longer deited preper, The babies who wear them must then stand aside: He's grown all at once to a wondgifal whopper, And small fry must by his decision abide, He feels he is one of the lords of creation, And straightway proceedsall his rights to enjoy; There is nothing can bring such a great transformation +' As the first pair ol trousers We wore when a boy. He: "Do yon ah -believe in thi ilieity of tbo press ?" She :'" Of course And it is a libertyi would advise you not totake." Bagley: ",Niesplecasant day, Bailey." Bailey; "Yes,; here ...
INCOMPATIBILITY. THE WIFE'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
INOOIMPATIIILITY. k From Alphonse audect's New Book, e "Les Femmes d'Artistes." ---r~--~- h THE WIFE'S STORY. What is the matter? What would he have e me do? I do not understandl Nevertheless, t I have done everything to make him happy I I do not say that,inetead of marrying a poet, I should have married a lawyer, a doctor, something more professional; but, such as n he is, I loved him. I found him a little ex alted, a little extravagoant, but gentle, well bred, and with enough to live on. I thought F once married, his poetry would not be in the I way of his finding something to do-eOme- 1 thing that would make us still more com fortable. lie also was well pleased with me. - When he came to visit us in the country, he t had not words enough to express his delight t at the order in our little house. He laughed, t he called me all sorts of pretty names, culled from romantic stories which he had read.t All this shocked me a little, I will admit. I would have liked him a little more ser...
BRUNSWICK WESLEYAN BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
,BRUNSWICK WESLEYAN ',(:IBAND OF HOPE. erhei was, a crowded attendance at the usual meeting of the above sdciety last Tuesday evening,, the schoolroom beingfull: As vavs lid last fortnight the programme was given by the memberss of the '"Star of the East Juvenile Tent No. igS I.O. Rechabites of EastLBrunswick, of whom about 50 were present, under control of Superin tendents, Cleaves and Jenkins. The meeting having been opened in the usual way, Mr. Lugg called upon Superintendant Cleaves to take the chair. The following programme was then proceeded with: soung-" Father Come Home" (new version) -Brother G. H. Cleaves. lRecitation-" The Total Abstainer" Brothier II. Ctheir, Dialogue-"' Marys' treat to her Husband' Sister E. Steenholdt and Brother F. Miller. Song-" The Officer's Fiuncral"-Brother G. H. Cleaves. Recitation-" Findting Mamma"-Sister K. Spinks. Dialogue-" Band of Hope Spectacles" -Siters londl, Cleaves and L. Steen holdt. Duett-" Alls Well"'-Superintendent and Brother G. H....
BRUNSWICK V. PRAHRAN. BRUNSWICK WINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
' BPiUNSWiv iV .PRiAFILRAN. :;'e BRUNSWICK ýWINS .; TI'his match was played on thc Bruns nwick recreation reserve oi Saiturday last int the presence of a large niibher of spectators, and after a very oue- ided gamein resulted in awii for the locals:. The Prahran turned up rati er late with very few men, saodhad to make lup the reuired niaumber vwitl isub ,The last mat ch between thrise clubsi which was played at Praliran en dded in aictory for the 'Wsicks byy 7 goails to 0 aftcer a well contested game. Ar Mac.ickie iteed as central unTmlire, cnld Briumley led the northern boys On tleli ball being set in mition ' by the umipire it :is seeii that irihsivick kicked townards the suitli eidgoal, and against'"a fair wýind; hoeere anid there, play. nsueid for a time, but at, loigth the locals prievild, naid Purcell, getting a markl within kicrking distance, put up first boil of `the day for 'the 'Wicks. The ball tra elled- about for a timit buiit Pulrcell wais againto the fore 'troubling t...
FACE TO FACE WITH DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 July 1891
FACE TO FACE WITH DEATH. A wonderful escape from instant death; occured to two men named John Stevens andd Henry Baker, on Wednesday afternoon. The men were working in a clay pit it the: Cornwell Brick Works, Albert-street Brunswick, repairing the tram line on which the &nbsp; clay is hauled up, when, without the least warning, an enormous body of the reef (fully 150 tons) slipped to the bottom of the pit, a distance of 15ft. carrying the men and portion of the tram track with it. The, reef broke into huge blocks, some of them 10 tons in weight and amongst these the men were jammed. The heavy timber of the track also pinned Stevens in such a manner that his head was unnovably fixed across one of the rails. A few moments before the slip &nbsp; occurred the signal had been given to haul up the loaded truck of clay, and this started at the instant the reef gave way. The stout wire rope was drag- ging the heavily-laden truck along the damaged line, and it, had reached wi...
Poetry. HEARTSEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
IXEARTSEASE. I found a laded pansy on il6 pago .Of ain old book, log lost;-one winter day. . Its velvet heart was dinm with dust and age; The beauty of its tints had'passed away. y dll my eyes gaze thrdogli amist of tears :Which dropnped on that dead flower in tender rain? Because,' nbidden' from th rvanished years, Old hopes;, old dreams, old joys came back again. Faded away my qulet fireshde nook, 'And on the wings of memory swftly borne,., 1 stood 'mid purple pansies by ia brook That 'sung and sparkled in the summer Rough winds no longer; shook the dripping trees, Whose leafless branches smnote my, lattice 1 heard insteadthe drowsy hum of bees Amonig ?he roses in a winding lane. Jane's mellow snshiiio lay on all the land;, I saw the starry eyes of daisies shine;? And from the fingers of a clasping hand This purplc pansy found its way to mine. Ah, me 1. To think of all lthe lonely tears . iry eyes have wept since that. blue summier day, When, flushed with trembling hopes and girli...
Improvers and Garters. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
Imeprovers and Garters. Mr. Justice Kekewich was occupied recently with the hearing of an action relating to patents in dress improvers. The court was strewn with various specimens of these arti. cles, and considerable amusement was canused by the spectacle of a judge and several lead. ing counsel, including the attorney-general, arguing gravely on the intricacies of the va. rious designs for dress improvers, Mr. Justice Kekewich, after looking at several designs, said: "I hope you are going to produce another of these articles, Mr. Ashton, which I do not see here. It is called the Jubilee. (Laughter.) Mr. Ashton-I have never heard of it, my lord. His Lordship It is one which, when a lady sits down, plays the National Anthem. (Great laughter.) Later on MIr. Ashbton argued that a dress improver was virtually the eame as a garter. His Lordship-Do you mean that seriously ? Mr. Ashton-Yes, I do, my lord, They are not the same in size. His Lordship-Very well, Mr. Ashton, I can see I shal...
The Misery in Knit Shirts. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
LThe Mitseryin LanitShirts. nDY . D. CONE. The' increased prealenc' during the last few years, among infants of the most careful mothers, of distressing restlessness at night, and but short naps daytime, sometimes of skin disease resembling eczema, or of serious disturbance, even in winter, like Cholera In fantum, has brought several physicians to the front with a reason which ought to be gener ally published to put a stop to the torture of the innocents. It is not sullicient to attribute all to the fact of the process of teething, which natu rally is not oerious. Though of very nervous temperaments, my mother says that she never knew any especial fleot of any of her children through this period, though we were dressed with the bare arms generally in that day. I have often felt that the nice low necks fully counterbalanced the evil of the former, howv ever. And the extremities will be less cold, even if exposed, if the body be not overheated and sweated. But the fever and the rash a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
COBURG AMlATEUR MINSTREL CLUB . GRAND `ENTERTAINMENT 1 ;2n in the??; COBURG PUBLIC HALL, 1' TUESDAY EVEIG AUG.11. Is tlihcdSt thdin on Earth , ý ' "a` DON 3 FORGET AUGUST11 IOIORELAND ATLETIC 'CLUB A GENERAI, EETING.will I eld next WEDNESDAYn~at '8 o'clockl p.m., at FRIASER' S IMORELAND- IIOTEL;. LBusi ncss :To Elct Memibers l:id:HearReLport of Committee.:; iI Sti1 :i o -f"C o t !l?.;J ECHITTENDEN, lion. Sec. VTW J. THORNE, Architect, Brunswick Chambers, Sydney-road, Brtunwick, invites TENDERS for SIX BRICK DWEI\VLLINGS for ,Mr. l'rowse. W ILL the gentleman who rescued a little boy from the attack of two others on Sydney-road on Saturday Night conmmunicate with Win. Daniel, Carrier, lligginbothlam street. Bell Park, and Oblige. SIIl 1E OF OOBURG. ANNUAL' ELECTION-EAST 1l DING. I hereby give notice that the following Nominations have been received : BENSON, IIENIRY •MUNIRO, GEORIGE MACKIE And that as the number of Candidates ex ceeds the number of Councillors to be re turned, a POLL ...
THE HOME. A Seashore Romance. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
THE HOME. A Seashore Romance. They were standing at the margin of the rest less summer sea; He was caught in Cupid's meshes and enjoyed the slavery; And a hope both sweet and tender glided each endearing wile, While the face of heaven o'er him bore the sunshine of a smile. They hnd met, 'tis true, as strangers, but a .single week before, But what of that, when Love, the sprite, re veals his honeyed store? And where's the mind so practical can play a stolid part When Love's. entrancing messenger's a-tap ping at the heart? "O?s, pardon me if I offend, since I my fate would know, . I cannot stifle words," he said, "that come from heart aglow; Oh, may I hope the love I feel an answering. throb awakee, And life be of the brighteset for our fond nunited sakes 2" Y' our question quite unnerves me," cameher answer soft and low, "For who could think a single week's ac quaintance would end so. I've found you one entitled entitled to my - friendship and respect, But as to loving you, I fear my...
CRICKET MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
CRICKET MEMIS. The annuhal meeting of ithe Cobnir Cricket Club took place ini the public hall last night.: After ,the usual routine business :had been transacted thu meeting took ?the foirm of a smoke night; and a very: pleasant half-hour wias spent': A.fill report ivill appearin our next issue. Uoiversationr eirheard on Sydncy. roid GCobir' Whliy ??do, they ciill that The ?liew Lead;. minmnia'?" " Because. myson; stis more a profitble to go ithere' and uorlk it, tn 1to lint money into tlie old leads ?of the -goldfields'.', ;The old cliangeth and the inew ;ometlh.
THE INSECT CURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
THE INSECT CURE. Professor Fischer writes :-Itinay be interesting to your readers to give an idea of Litls cure.: .The discoverer ivas a cousin to the renowned Humboldt: Dr. Humboldt madel kno~rn that ;:certain stings of insects, as well as reptiles, were good ford ciring many anilments, and a prevention of certain sicknesses. The exanlthemati method of healing was discovered by the gnat,. and its merit is acknowledged by the highest authorities in Germunny. The exanthe matid method acts on some people like a miracle, as it will cure an acute sickness, such as headache, neuralgia, or sprain in ten minutes. The success of this melhod with me has been very great, and I have nmnerons testimonials to show where I have cured the most desperate cases.
Our Faults. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
Our Faults. It never occurs to that class of people who have allowed themselves to become fault. finders that they are coneidered the most dis agreeable of companions, and justly. They have no right to the position they assume towards others, for they are very far from being perfect themselves; in truth, they think so much about other' imperfections that they have very little tinme to attend to their own. They would be grieved and hurt should their friends retaliate by noticing every little eccen tricity of theirs, and, perhaps, had their friends the coursae to do so, it might open their eyes to the unpleasantness of fault-find. ing. It certainly would be a disagreeable duty, if duty it might be called, and few people would care to do it, unless of the same stamp as the fuult.fiaders, in which case it would do very little good. No one likes to have his faults noticed, although there are some people from whom we can bear reproof and not feel we are hurt. They correct us in a kindly w...
NEXT SATURDAY'S PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
NEXT SATUiiDAYYS PLAY. North Brunswick Star v. Rainbow Football Club. These two. clubs for the.lirst time this season will ncot on tihe ground of the latter near the Hoffman Brick Kilns oi Saturday, and the following have been picked to repre 1,iler, oul,, : owcom e, I-awns, Callinson, Tester, Black, Jonies,:Ritchie, Bugg, Hall, O'Brien, Grey, Cornell, Gales, Durham, Tirnham, Gilbert, M'Gann, Mitchell, Long, Smith, Dixon, Hunter, Boell and Evans. The North Star are requested to meet at Albion street niot later thani 2.15. to proceed to the latter's ground.
THE EDITOR'S WEAKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
THE EDITOR'S WEAKNESS. Future Greeley-" Have you a vacanoy on your editorial staff 1' Busy Editor-' No, sir; no, sir. Good. da-' Future Greeley-' I am sorry you haven't, because it's my only chance to get a position in this town.' Editor (suepiciously)-'Eh? Have you been working on the " Daily Blower over the way? Did you come to me after being die charged from that miserable sheet 7' ' No, sir, I never worked on that paper.' Oh, you didn't 2 Then I suppose you ap. plied for a position on its editorial staff, and-' ' Editorial staff?' ' Yes.' 'Editorial staff I Bless you, no. I didn't suppose from the looks of the sheet that it had any.' Editor-' Young man, your hand. Sit down I Have a cigar I I'll see what I can do for you.
How to Live Long. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 August 1891
olow to Live Long. It islikely that a tendency to longevity is frequently inherited-that it runs in families. We know that a lack of vitality, weakness of constitution, and the tendency to certain dis eases are transmissible. Premising that nature naevr indicate. m- ph7lologicsl pro ferenoa for iSdlvluQanl, we can accoont for this principle of preservation by the fact that in all large families the weakest and diseased die out, leaving only the healthyand most hearty to propagate. With such sound stocklong life through successive generations is the result. If the truth he plainly told, death is usually but a species of suicide. Peogle seem set upon the very mode of life that will kill them quickest. Too much eating and too little sleeping, stimulants, excitement and reckless diesipstion, brains overburdened with business, hearts harrrowed with cares and responsibilities of life-sech nra some of the things that are taking people r ff. Worry and nervous excitement kill folks faster th...