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The Petersburg Times [?]RRORROO AND YONCALA CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER FRIDAY, OCT, 19, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
Cjjt &BBOROD m YONCALA CHRONICLE AND MofifflEBN Advertiseb FRIDAY, OCT, 19, 1888. THE company, Dempsey* Wilkinson and Sandland, has been successfully floated with a capital of £35,000, the vendors continuing the active manage ment of the business. SAX®,-The auctioneers desire to draw attention to the fact that the household furniture and effects of Mr W. E. Cook, who is leaving the district, will be submitted to unreserved sale on Oetober 31st, TAXATION ACT.-We are requested by the Commissioner of Taxes to i draw attention to an advertisement signed by him appearing elsewhere and particularly to the fact that appeals not made within the two months will not be entertained, and that objections to values without ap peals will not be considered. ME GOBDON HAIX.-Considerable regret is felt in Petersburg at the ap proaching departure of Mr Gordon Hall, who for the past seven years has acted as manager of the local branch of the National Bank of Australasia, but is now to be remove...
ARM AND GARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
&lt;-ARM AND GARDEN A. powerful disinfectant, adapted to all purposes, has been obtained in Paris from coal oiL It is a sirup-brown, liquid of a not disagreeable odor, resulting from a peculiar saponificat on of the oil by caustic soda. It destroys moss and fungus on trees, and sponging with a weak solution keeps flies from horses. A remedy for tender feet is cold water, about two quarts, two tablespoonfuls of ammonia, one tablespoonfiil of bay rum. Sit with the feet immersed for ten minutes, gently throwing the water over the limbs upward to the knee. Then rub dry with a crash towel, and all the tired feeling is gone. This recipe is good for a sponge bath also.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
Special notice. 1\TR William Stewart having taken Jj-*- over my Petersburg business, all monies due to me must be paid to the said William Stewart on or before MONDAY 22nd of October, and his receipt for same will be considered as a sufficient discharge by me. After that date all outstanding accounts will be banded over to my solicitor for collection. C. A, PJELEECE, Petersburg. October 2, 1888, For Sale-A Piano TO be sold within a month from date. - A Blade WoodL Iron-back. Trichord Piano (By Matz & Co.) nearly new, Also a seven string Banjo. Terms cash. Apply E. RLDLAJXD B. J- Knight's Depot, October 6, 1888. Petersburg Sale of Furniture. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31st. rpOUCHELIi AND CALLARY beg to inform the inhabitants of Petersburg and district that they will sell by auction, as above, under instructions from. W. E. Cook, E sq" who is leaving the district^ the whole of his Household Furniture and Effects, without any reserve, the whole being for absolute sale, for detailed li...
LITTLE FOLK [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
LITTLE FOLIC Little Dot-Is that all the pie I can have? Mamma-Indeed, it is. This is an awful big piece for such & little girl as you. little Dot-Then, mamma, please cut it into two pieces, and give me one at a time. 'Mamma, mamma,' sobbed a little 3 year old girl, running into the house, much offended: I wish you'd whip the old hen. She won't let me see the chickens. She dest lifted up her dress an' they all run right under. Little Mary was obliged to stay at home from school 011 account of sickness. Her mother tried to amuse her by telling her stories about her own childhood, and succeeded so well that the littlo girl said: ' Oh, mamma, I wish I had been born sooner, so that I might have played with you when you were little.' A little 5-year-old in Washington evi dently appreciates her mother because she is her mother, but the sentiment is not un mixed with self-appreciation. ' Mamma,' she said the other day at the table, ' guess what a lady said about you at Sallie's part...
ANNUAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
ANNUAL SHOW. The annual show in connection "with the above society was held on the grounds of Mr K. Cochrane, near the township, on Friday last. For some time prior to the event we were assured by desponding agriculturalists that the show this year, owing to the fearfully unfavorable season, would be a miser able failure. The result, however, has proved that there was no necessity for taking such a desponding view of the case, and it must have been under these circumstances very gratifying to the committee to find thai despite the worst season ever experienced in this part of the North, the show generally, and par ticularly in regard to the number of exhibits and the attendance of visitors, showed a marked improvement on prev ious years. The morning broke fine, but with a disagreeable north wind, which, however, expended its force by noon and as the sun then went under a cloud holiday makers were enabled to enjoy themselves without risking a scorching from old Sol or a contact with ...
Novelties in Dados. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
Novelties in Dados. At a recent country dancing party, the festoons of art muslin, forming a high dado, were caught up at distances by painted tam bourines, with a tiu trough fixed on the top of each, filled with cut flowers, and over the doorway two painted banjos figured, crossed, and tied to^ethur with a large bow composed of a soft p;lk s i*h. The mantel drapery was composed of three materials, pale blue plush, fancy figured art. rnnelin, end terra-cotta plush, the latter forming a plain band, the muslin festoons over it, and the blue plush cover for the top falling over the edge on to muslin for a few inches. The muslin drapery fell at the sides, forming curtains kept back by bands of loosely-folded pale blue and terra-cotta plush. This could be carried out in a combination, of other materials. The fancy tinsel chairbacks are much used for are much used for keeping back summer cur tains, and so are the pongee silk scarves. The former can be had from a shilling upwards. At the l...
How to be Picturesque. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
How to be Picturesque. Tennis seems to be at the helm of summer fashions. Funny, isn't it, but none the less true. At any country place or summer resort it certainly seems as if every man, -woman and child any time in the day earlier than 6 p.m. are ready and waiting to play a game of lawn tennis. The girls who have brought pretty white lawns and muslins for morning wear are wholly over-shadowed by the others who appear in their tennis flannels or ging hams. Those who come out with big leg horn shade hats, all trimmed with flowers or feathers, haven't a show compared with those who jauotily tip a tennis cap with a peak or a Tam O'S banter over her eyes and sally forth to conquer. Striped flannels are the first choice, plain flannels or serges second choice and ginghams the third in the field. In fact, ginghams are often reserved for evening wear at the semi fashionable places like the mountains and the smaller seaside resorts. There is nothing better than the Tuxedo knitted suits of...
PERSONALITIES. Queen Natalie. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
PERSONALITIES. Queen Natalie. The whole civilized world is now interested in Queen Natalie of Servia, who has been abandoned by King Milan, her husband.8 The King, moreover, has with Germany' assistance secured a separation from the Queen and her son, tie young Crown Prince. Queen Natalie has had a varied and unhappy experience. She was born in the province of Bessarabia, Southwestern Russia, in 1857, making her now 31 years of age. Her father was a Colonel Keshko, one the richest, if not the very richest, of Bessarabia's resi dents. When Natalie was 18 years old King Milan, then Prince Milan Obrenovicli, visited Russia on diplomatic business. There was much excitement over Bulgarian affairs. Russia and the entire Slavonic country was deeply agitated. The Turks were commit ting atrocities without end in Bulgaria, and the Servians were clamoring for war in aid of their suffering brothers. This was in 1875, and Milan was but 21 years old. He was not regarded as one of the bravest of h...
Dick Johnson's Vengeance. A STORY OF MORMON LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
Dick Johnson's Vengeance. A STORY OF MORMON LAND. They were the most contented family in the world. The father was by turnej a prospector, strapper, or a rancher, buthe never succeeded in making a good living in any way._ He -was a remarkably handsome mountaineer, &lt;fll and strong, and he looked on honest labor as quite beneath him. His word was his bond, he contracted do debts that he could no*» pay, yet he often cut up a fat steer and divided the meat among his neighbors, who sent bitn vegetables and grocsiies in return, and never asked where the fat steer came from. Perhaps they knew. "When a herd passed along the dusty high-road, the women smiled at each other and said, *1 guess we'll hev some fresh meat to-morrow.' Sometimes he would drive into town with a team of high-stepping, smooth-coated horses attached to his rusty old buck-board. Then his Mends crowded about them, stroking the glossy necks, examining (he white teeth, but no one in this little Mormon settlement ...
Gold-fish Breeding. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
Gold-fish Breeding. To breed gold-fish in any numbers your pond ought not to be less than 8 feet -wide and 2b feet deep, with a smaller tank 2 feet deep near the centre, for the fish to go in when the pond is cleaned out. The following plants should be placed in the pond:-Three of Yalimerio spiralis, two of the Water soldier (Stratiotvx). two of the water-lily, and three plants of the Anacharis, which is the best plant I have discovered foe a pond that will cause gold-fish to breed in it. The fieh will always find food where the Anacharis grows, an'1 -"vill eat it, hide on it, and spawn on it. I ! 'it a gentleman a self-air-acting can some live years ago to bring home two dozen gold-fish from Paris. I was to have half the fish for the loan of the can. Two dozen were pat in the can at Paris; only nine fish arrived safe. I would not take any of the fish from him, as he was making a new pond, and I was fitting up a fresh-water and a salt-water aquarium for him. I placed two i of the sm...
Long Island Mosquitoes. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
Loiigr Island Mosquitoes. A man on Long Island recently was nearly killed in a singular manner by mosquitoes. He was kneeling down taking a drink from a little stream when, a swarm of enormous mosquitoes pounced upon his neck and forced his head into the water. It was with the utmost difficulty he was able to raise his head from-the water and struggle to his feet. He was found later in a completely- exhausted condition, entirely unable to walk from loss of blood. It was estimated that the morqui toes had relieved him of ;i pint and a half of blood. As fast as one batch would become satiated and drop off, another cloud would settle on him, and they would undoubtedly have devoured bim entirely had not a hiyh wind come up and driven them back inland. I understand that the man, whose name is Albert Woodruff, is lying in a very precarious condition at Pearsall 8. -New York Telegram.
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
HUMOUR. ' Let bygones be bygones ' ia no sort of a motto for a woman. She w ould torn her head around to look after a stylish, bonnet if it broke her neck. Old lady (to boy who is tying a tin kettle to a dog's tail)-Little boy, don't you know that it is wicked to treat a poor dumb ani mal so ? Little boy-Dumb ? Jest wait tffl. I let hiiTi go ! ' Young man,' he said, ' why do you tnalre such an awfully wiy face over that drink of whisky ?' ' I'm trying to make myself thinlr I don't like it,' replied the honest young man. Young Mrs. Snapley (to Soapley, who is walking the floor with the baby at 1 a.m.) Walking is healthy exerciw, my dear. Snapley-I know it, but there is such a thing of being too confoundedly to ap preciate the other blessings of iiie. Mr. Talmage is of opinion that woman should be allowed to whistle if she wants to. Good; but suppose she be disposed to wet that whistle. There's the rub. Old lady (stopping open street car)-Ye don't allow no smoking on this car, do ye ?...
LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
LADIES' COLUMM .£. Blouses of several hues Trorn with the same skirt will give the tennis girl a touch of that variety which spices life. Many of the newest shot stuffs of wool or silk are of red and orange, and the result is a brown altogether indescribable. Strong' cotton netting drapes the front of many tennis gowns, and, aside from its or namental worth, has a distinct value as a pocket of spare balls. Wraps of shot faille beaded in cashmere colors are newer than beautiful, and should be chosen only by those who have quieter garments in plenty. A green cioth jacket with gold cord edge is no end stylish with black and white gowns at the seaside, let their material be lace, muslin cr woolen cloth. Sleeves grow loose and looser and are often ornamented at the top with a separate braided bit, to match which there are braided shoulder-pieces and collar. For once fashion is patriotic, Mid chooses the red, white and blue, either all together or a combination of any two, as the toilet p...
THE FUNNY OLD CLOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
THE FUNNY OLD CLOWN Dear century plant, I love thy bismulhed face, Thy peaked hat and grotesque painted smiles, Thy dear old jokes, that with a tender grace Stake plaintive music for thy antic wiles; I love thy squalling songs, roared out of tune, Thy bearded eld conundrums, bald and blind, The mellow beauty of the afternoon That, years untold through all thy wit hath tinned. Friend of my childhood, thou art never old ; He hath no heart who says thy jokes are stale ; Warm is the soul that loves the jest thrice told, And dear the friend who loves the twice told talc, What though the title-page tells all the rest, Must all our mirth be shiny with veneer ? Are not the oldest songs of all the best ? Are not the oldest friends of all most dear ? What then ? The little ones are pleased with thee, And in their childish plaudits, sweet and clear, The old dead laughter of my boyhood's glee, Called back again to life, X seem to hear. I laugh, with echoes of old laughter blent, To think how ne...
A Forest of Petrified Wood. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
A Forest of Petrified Wood. Mr. William Adams, junr., -was the discoverer of the celebrated petrified forest of Arizona, now generally known s s Chalcedony Park. This deposit is situated about twenty five miles south-east of Holbrook, in Apache comity. The silicified trees are found protruding from the volcanic ash and lava, which is covered with sandstone to the depth of twenty or thirty feet. Sections of this fallen forest, whose only rivals are the giants of the Yosemite and Calaveras, lie around in profusion, measuring from two to ten feet in diameter, containing all the colours of the rainbow, some of whose hearts are solid crystals of amethyst and topaz, and only a plight degree from the diamond in hardness. Every colour found in nature or the arts is reproduced in these fallen agatized monarchs.
FUNNY ALL BOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
FTRRRFTY AT.T, BOUND. I talked to her of the humming bees, And how they made their honey In the Slimmer-time on the flowery leas, And she answered, ' Ain't it funny ?' I spoke of the miser's love for gold, And how he husrged his money 'To the very vf-rge of the church-yard mold,' And she answer :1, 4 Ain't it funny ?' I spoke of the farms of Australia, And the ravages made by * buonie'; The maiden heard what I had to say, And she answered, ' Ain't it funny ?' I said I was seeking a dacnsel sweet, A girl with a temper sunny ; Then I threw myseli at the maiden's feet, And she murmured, ' Ain't you funny?* -Boston Courier.
A Tolstoi Tale. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
A Tolstoi 'fale 4 Be niitie!' said the ardent young Sawmile goff, In. -A voice with emotion quite husky. ' My fondest devotion O please do not scoff, Katinka Poj akar oluski !' ' Tcherny sehevski,' the shy maiden replied, « Tour people are noble and rich. Would a GulgusofE s granddaughter be a fife bride For a nephew sf M&xiaumtch ?' ' I oaTe not a kopeck !' he said. 1 In my j^roshky I have you safe now, auti 1 laugh At the wealth, of a, Klintia. or Overhaulo shki, Gojavnik, or Pullerzedoff. ' You are worth more to me than the gold of Slvgmiski, Brakemupska, or Sumarakoff! Katinka Pojakarolusks, it's risky, But I'm going to carry you off!' And this is the way the young Sawmilegoff. Pat nu end to all further discussion. 'Twas a simpler proceeding to carry hat off ^JThan to go on courting in Russian. -Chicago Ti'ibuite.
WHERE IS THE STAMP? [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 October 1888
WHERE IS tut; STAMP I spied in a paper one day, While languidly looking for news, A sentence that filled me with joy: ' We pay for whatever we use!' And sitting me down at my desk, I wrote, with a throb and a thrill, A poeai, of length and of strength, All rhymed with unusual skill. A letter I neatly composed, Because I was anxions to say That I would be wholly content With what they were willing to pay. With care I inclosed my address, And a stamp (to insure a reply); The stamp was a palpable green, And so, I acknowledge, -was I. 'TVas long, long ago ; but alas ! No recompense yet bath appeared, Nor hath my effusion, in print, The vision that longs for it cheered, But not these misfortunes alone Have served my wmbltion to damp ; Th« question that troubles me most Is, What did they do with the stamp -Times.