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POETRY. NOTTINGHAM HUNT. (AUGUST 22, 1642.) [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
POETRY. -?-' NOTTINGHAM HUNT. (AUGUST 22, 1642.) Oh, the dawn is all about us and the dew is . on oar faces, Dashed from off the rushing branohes as we" ride and, riding, sing : Yoiks ! The hunt is up, the hounds are out, the beaters in their places ; *T is a gallant day for hunting in the name of Charles the King !* Hi! the chase is well-nigh over, for tho . - . game has broken cover, 'Sondding out into the open, while the moors and meadows ring "With the yell of horns, the bay of hounds, the shout of lord and lover : 'Tia a gallant day for hunting in the nimo of Charles the King. . . Const the rascals as they soamper ! If there's : . . " one, there's one-and-twenty ; : There *s the gray old fox Noll Cromwell, crafty Pym, and coward Byng, Hampden, Hollis, Vane, and Essex,-Lord ! there's sport enough in plenty; . . " VF is a gallant day for hunting ixi"the name of Charles the King. HfvWy for, God, for Charles, for England ! as we dose upon the vermin ; The dogs shall tear the many, ...
CANLEY VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
CANLEY VALE. Txrrc regular mooting of the Socinl Tmprovomonfc and Musical »Society was hold at tho Association Hall on Wednesday evening, 12th instant, thc Mayor presiding. Tho attendance was small, compared with other occasions, probably owing to thc exces- sive heat. Several songs woro rendered, chiefly by the ladies. Most of the sterner BOX did not care to indulge in too tn uah singing- they said it was too liot, and, and tho fact of their having boon toasting afc Liverpool during thu afternoon - firstly at a municipal willow and leather match, and secondly beneath thu bounteous slieltor of Host Cloke-it was not Lo bo wondered at that thoy would not warble anything but " For he's a jolly good follow." They were as jubilant as school-boys at defeating their municipal brethren and boasted they will " lick 'em again hands down, and with narrower bats into the bargain." The meeting appeared, to be turned into &nbsp; a free and easy affair—a friendly " corroboree" so to speak—...
LIVERPOOL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
LIVERPOOL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. THE regular meeting of the above was held at the Council Chamber on Tuesday evening last. Present—the Mayor (Alderman Moreshead), and Aldermen Chapman, Cole, Christiansen, C. A. Scrivener, Tillett, Smith, Marsden, and H. Scrivener. Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; PRIVILEGE. Alderman Chapman drew attention to remarks made by certain members of the Water and Sewerage Board, at a recent meeting of that body, respecting &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the council's action in appealing direct to the Board of Health relative to the alleged impure state of the local water supply, He contended the coun- cil were perfectly justified in the action they had taken in the interest of the public health. It was all very well for Mr. Ahern to sarcastically infer that the residents looked upon Liverpool as the most important place in Australia. This they were quite justified in ...
A CORNSTALK IN BRITAIN AND WHAT HE SAW THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
A CORNSTALK IN BRITAIN AND WHAT HE SAW THERE. [BY W. T. C.] Leaving here and retracing my steps I came into Cheapside, which, like the Strand, is perhaps one of the busiest thoroughfares of the city. ll a.m. is the best time to ob- serve the pulsing of this great artery. Every person you meet seems to be in a hurry, every face you have time and space to sean is wholly pre-occupied. " Business" seems as much written upon each countenance as it is indicated over the windows and door-ways of the shops. Alluding to this impression, the great German scholar, Heine, remarks of his first view of London : " I have seen the greatest wonder the world can show to the Astonished spirit; I have seen it and am still astonished-forever there will remain, fixed indelibly on my memory, the stone forest of houses, amid which flows the rush- ing stream of faces of living mon with all their varied passions, all their terrible im- pulses of love, hatred and hunger-I mean London." It was hereabouts I fir...
ST. JOHN'S PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
ST. JOHN'S PARK. THE Public School here has at last been pulled down. Mr. Vallance, of Bankstown, is the con- tractor, and it is hoped that the re-building will be done in a more lasting manner than originally and that the work will be pushed on with all possible speed in order that the pupils may be taught nearer home. THE orchards and vineyards are looking splendid. The recent rains have swelled the grapes consider- ably and caused them to ripen earlier. Taken all round the crops are of a satisfactory character and the pastures are wearing a cheerful aspect. SNAKES have been plentiful during the past few weeks, most of them having taken a fancy to perambulating at the rear of residences, in kitchens and in pantries—evidently on " tucker" bent. Several of the reptiles, of various species, have been killed by the residents.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
THE ROYAL ROAD I TO SAFÉ AND EAST TEETHING Ia thé p\omp¿ use of AsJifori and Parsons' MÁTRIOARIA INFANTS' POWDERS. Thousands of Mothers can testify tb this and their words are endorsed by Clergymen,1 'Missionaries, Doctors, Nurses and Dealers from all parts bf the World; SUPPLIED, BY ROYAL COMMANDS To members of the BRITISH and FOREIGN RbYAii FAMILIES. They cool the gums; comfort the child, produce '.n natural calm refreshing sleep, and' render teething quite easy. Guaranteed Perfectly Harmless* ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ : SLEEPLESS NIGHTS PREVENTED, We never get a restless night. *' Hoylund Common, near Barnsloy, January 2nd, 1890. Messrs. Ashton & Parsons, London. Please let mo have another large box of InEimts' Powders. Could you let me have thom to.sell ?. I have let several people have some, and 1 think we could sell a good many. I believe they have been a great benefit to ray baby ; wo never get a restless night with her, and she is cutting teeth. Yonrs truly, (MR.) A. HEELEY." Th...
A MIDGET OF THE HORSE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
À MIDGET OF THE HORSE WORLD. The Tom Thumb of a horse, which must, as all other things eventually do, find its way to London, is the property of the Marquis ' Careano, a horse fanoier of Lombardy, who has a groat local reputation. He is the owner of some Shetland ponies which have for years been admired in Milan, and when he drives vhem four-in-hand, the event al- ways oreates a great deal of interest among the people. The Shetlands, aa a race, are Small, as everybody knows, but the smallest are rarely less than oiyht hands or 2ft 8in in height. The midgot Shetland, however, which is the wonder and remark of the horse world at prenent, is only two foot high. The Marquis Carcano believes in little horses, as his opinion in that they do more work in relation to their size than the larger horses, and oost considerably less. His four-in hand Btands him in sixpence a day for food. Who, therefore, would not be a keeper of horseflesh at this rate P It is almost cheaper than a oyole.
ON SENTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
ON SENTRY. A soldier tells of a strange adventure he once met with whilst on sentry duty:-It was in India. lt was just past midnight, and I was pursuing my measured march, when I suddenly perceived in that night of stillness and solitude an apparition arrayed in white, about eighty yards in front of me. I at once became determined, and resolved to settle this mysterious matter once and for ever. I challenged, but my strange visitor paid no heed. "Hardly realizing my rashness &nbsp; I brought my rifle to the 'present,' again challenged, and receiving no answer wildly fired. My white-robed stranger stood still for a moment, then reeled and fell. I ran to tho spot, and with indescribable horror beheld the form to be that of my own, Colonel. I will not dwell upon the awful details that followed. Suffice to say, as luck had it, I had missed my mark ; he fell through shock alone. It was shortly after- wards found out that he had become ad- dicted to somnambulism ; hence these quee...
SHOULD WE BELIEVE IN GHOSTS? [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
SHOULD WE BELIEVE IN GHOSTS P It is difficult to determine whether the 'ought* of your query implies an ethical or a scientific obligation : and I am afraid the ono as little admits of a final answer as the other. The present writer remembers a lady interpolating in the midst of a discussion on the snbjeot of ghosts the following highly original objection :-4 Oh ! but the Bible says there may'nt bo ghosts !' This, of course, waa beside tho mark, even though the lady was prepared to quote chapter and verse-which I doubt. Ard some one, I remember, immediately hoisted her on her own petard with tho citation of the Witch of Endor evoking tho spirit of Samuel from the bowels of tho earth. There seems nothing in the existonco of ghosts actually at variance with onrrent religious notions. To ooncedo thoir existence is to poBtnlato im- mortality or, at any rate, a period of life of some sort after death. Though, on the other hand, it is possible to hold with the Bishop of St. Asaph in his o...
THE TWO-CARD TRICK [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 22 January 1898
I THE TWO.OAED TRICK/ Hull Fair IB acknowledged to ba one of the largest of ita kind in the country. Thousands of excursionists flock in to the oity on Ootober 11th, and the succeeding days, and every blackguard, thief, and confidence trickster in tho North of England considers it a point of honour to honour Hull with a visit during the Fair Week. Games of chance and. gambling on or near the scene of the gala are rigorously put down by the authorities, but this year one swindler succeeded in plying his trade in spite of the police. He was a rogue, but an honest regjue-in one seneo. ' Gentlemen,'he said, addressing a crowd near tho Fair Ground, * I am a swindler, and I'm going to swindle you before your very eyeB. I tell you straight that you can- not find a greater rogue, a bigger black- guard, or a more knavish scoundrel than your humble servant, Tom Flee^ein, from Ohing-poo-poo. If you think you can get the best o' me, gentlomen, you'll ' drop' a bit, that's all.' This startling m...
CHAPTER II. LANDING IN AUCKLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
CHAPTER II. iiA.NDnr# m ATTcnrxAifB. No oity in the Britain of the Sooth Seas has known so many ups and downs as this fair, city of Anokland. It wag experiencing* tolerably good times just then, and on all hands it waB held that the one thing which militated against the permanent prosperity of the northern province was the native: .« difficulty, for the Maoris were masters .of, m'uoh of the very boat land to be found in. the province. ,., Waitemata Harbor was alive with ship-, ping, and many emigrants were landing, from different parts, and there was an air, of j aotivity and progress about the whole plaoe. The day after the arrival of the Edinboro? Castle, the emigrants landed with their lug-, gage, and the Campbells were more fortunato than some in finding temporary accommoda-, tion in a small tenement in Freeman's ¿Bay, which they took for one week prior to their departure to the country. By arrangement beforehand, Donald Preston was to take up his abode with th'cf Campbells for ...
ALWAYS IN LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
ALWAYS ^IN LUCK. ^ 'Ton is always in luok, father,' said Johnny. ' My son,* said the pater Beverly, * how many times most I requoat you to bo morer careful of your language? It isn't gram- matical to speak so. You should say, ' You aro always in luok,' not . You is.' .But, sir,' explained th» young hopeful with a wioked smile, ' I meant the letter *u' -that always is in luck, or my spelling book's wron»f.' An extraordinary freak of nature has just ooourrod at Aylesbury, whore a oow on the farm of Mr. J, Alcock has given birth toa oalf with a head exactly similar to that of an elephant, with a trunk several inohos long ana largo flap ears. .......MU
LADIES' COLUMN. FOR AFTERNOON TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
.... Msm? ouunor. FOR AFTERNOON TEA. I have just been favoured with a reoipe for making the most delioious of confections. It disguises its virtues under the humble name of ' Scotchbread,' and owes its exist- ence to the following magic formula :-One , pound of flour ; half a pound of butter ; a quarter of a pound of oastor sugar ; the grated rind of one lomon ; a saltspoonful of salt. And the manner of dealing with these ingredients is delightfully simple. Mix them together, rub tho buttor into tho flour, press lightly into a buttered tin-a York- shire pudding-tin will do admirably-and bake in a moderate oven for fifteen minutes or so. "When done, sift powdered sugar over the top, and out into thin strips three inohes long.
LIVERPOOL-MULGOA RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
LIVERPOOL-MULGOA RAILWAY. A PUBLIC meeting will be held at Mr. Wat- son's residence, Bringelly, on Saturday next at 8 p.m., in connection with above, at which an important resolution will be submitted by the president of the local Progress Associa- tion (Mr. R. Page). Mr. T. R. Smith, M.P., has signified his intention of being present. This is the first of a series of meetings to be held along the route of the proposed line.
DOGS THAT WEAR DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
DOGS THAT WEAR DIAMONDS. Of course we all know the pampered lap- dog which feeds on mutton chops and truffles, and wears a fur coat ; and goloshes. He may often be seen .in Paris or Vienna, taking an airing in the park accompanied by his governess ; and he is not by any means unknown in England. But a ? dog that wears jewellery-and jewellery of the most costly description, too-is a less familiar object. In Paris there are, however, at least hali a dozen smart sooiecy beauties who have come to regard the jewelled dog as an indispensable accessory, and I notice that one or two stray specimens of this same jewelled pet have ulready found their way across the Channel. One little oreature-a - poodle, I think it was-I saw not long ago at the house of a friend in Mayfair, carried at least a hundred pounds'-worth of gold and preoious stones on his small person. A broad, gold collar adorned his fluffy neck, while a bracelet oomposed of gold links studded with tiny pearls ' and diamonds enoir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
?o Impurities of the Blood Until these purifying Pills have had a fair trial, let no one ¡fee longer oppressed with the notion that in's malady is itv cur.ible^ A fevr doses will remove ali disordered actions, rouse ithe torpid liver, relieve the obstructed kidneys, cleansu impure (blood, and confer on every function healthful vigour. They work a thorough purification throughout the whole system, ?without disordering the natural action of any organ. Indigestion, Bilious Complaints, and Sick Headache No organ in thc human body is so liable to disorder-a* the '.»iver. Remember that when natu«», flatulency, or acidity on .the stomach warn ii* that digestion is not proceeding properly. Holloway's Pills give strength to every organ, speedily remove .alt causes of indigestion, inspissated bile, and .sick headache, and offoct a permanent cure. Weakness and "Debility. In cases oT debility, languor, and nervousness, generated .by excess of any kind, whether mental or physical, the .effects o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
(POSTAL INFORMATION. EMAILS aro despatched from 'Liverpool Post Office «daily (Sundays excepted), as follows : Sydney, Parramatta,.and Glenfield, 9-30 a.m. ^Bringelly, Moorbniik, Bounyrigg, Preston's, and Hoxton Park, ll.a.m. :Syrlney,il2'30 p.m. .Campbelltown, Camden, Narellan,'Granville, and T.lP-.0.,nt 6-30 p:ra. Sydney, 'Parramatta, and- Granville, at 9'30 p.m. 'On every Tuesday und Saturday mnils aro des- patched for Holdsworthy and Eckersley a 3 2 noon. On-overy Saturday riight.-a mail is despatched to 'Travelling P.O., withiletters for the Northern nud 'Western lines, at 9"30. On Sundays mails are despatched to Sydney, 'Pai'ramatta, Granville, and Travelling P.O. at 5 ¡p.m. MAILS are received al; the Liverpool Post 'Oflioe «daily (Sundays exeoptcd), as follows : Sydney, Campbelltown, and Travelling P.O. at 8 n m. Moorbank, 9'45 a. m. Sydney, Parramatta, Granville, .Narellan, Cam- den, 10 a.m. 'Bonnyrigg-, 12'45'p.m. Hoxton Park, 9 a.m. .Bringellj' and ? Preston's,'5""55 p.m. ...
TO MY DAUGHTER ON CONFIRMATION DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
' TplM* : DAUGHTER ON OONPIRMA - TION DAY. r ' My child, be good ! Be known aa one who. generously giveth . . Snob.!'as thou hast to him who near thee ' jpivèth. ' , . ITIpr (him Christ died ; serve him Christ's to-' lower should. My ohild, be good,! My child , be pure ! ; -£¡bre as the. dewdrop is, - w^ioh, while, adorning \ ' ''. \ "Th^ wayside .flower upon a summer morning, , -The great sun's smile doth in its sphere' ." immure. ' ; i. My ohild, be pure i. ~..J My ohild, be true. ! . ., ." Iq 'thy, soul's chamber let deceit abide not.. If, from (¿he world thy fault thou strive to I "hide not, ' -The wbirld;to-thee but little harm can; do. My ohild, be true ! '-?.:&lt; My ohild, be meek}.. "If, fortune down on thee her blows be raining: !.!Leam to, endure thy pain without oom": plaining. _ï^m Christ's example inspiration seek. My ohild, be meek ! My ohild, be strong ! / ' jf;. with its wiles temptations fierce assail thee.-. ' Take thou firm hold on that, whioh will, not "...
POETRY THE SANE POET. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
? ... rr-jQ^. . ¿Si THE SANE POET. 1 "VT. Klondyke minea to others go/; wifli, all .their fabled ore ; ' "' ['?? ]'t]?'"' ¡ . Iiet others golden fortunes geek, upon the '. ' Yukon's shore. '[ . ; .. I know, a mine that holds for me a surer vein, ',"'ot gold " .' ',]. /, "t. ;.. Than any Klondyke -plaTOr,V«ithi|s.bunger ' and its oold. . ; ' ,* \ s Ohe need not take bis life in. hand io, win ray ¡;; Btore of pelf; , ,'. Vf:, * One need not elbow others: to advance the eanse of self ; - Ojdè need not travel far from home to ; suffer and to freeze. . il.".... To. win the fortune I oan gain in quiet and j .'' in ease. - And soi I'll join you never in your fortune ., seeking train. And in tho end I'll have far more, .than half vl ' of. you will gain. .. ¡ r r i^'never soar sweet nature's face for millions .-lovely.naughts- ' . .But work the mine she gave me as I scratch mv head for thoughts. . -R.-Kiprma.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 29 January 1898
The Psalm of Life. Toll me not in mournful numbers L Advor.tising.does not pay ; 3?or the man's hon 'compos mentis Who would such absurd things say. ¡Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the man who hopes to rise 'To success in any calling Must expect to advertise. In the world's broad field Of 'battle, In the conflictof real life, Advertising is the secret Of achievement in the strife. Lives of >rioh men all remind us We can,malee ourown sublime, -And by liberal advertising To the highest summit climb. THE Liverpool Herald "With which is incorporated the "Liverpool Times" and "Liverpool Mercury), Published Every Saturday Morning, Is one of 'th» BEHT ADVERTISING MEDIUMS out of-Sydney, as 't has a Large and Steadily Increasing Circulation throughput the whole of the District, inoluding .', Canley Vale, St. John's Park, j Cabramatta. Hoxton Park, Glenfield, Bringelly, Ingleburn, Minto, Moorbank, Bonnyrigg, and the town of Liverpool« .It contains tho LATEST NEWS] right up to tho tim...