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SPORTS AND PASTIMES. FOOTBALL MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
s SPORTS AND PASTIMES. FOOTBALL MEMS. Saturday's football contests furnished a sensational event in the defeat for the first time during the current season of the South Melbourne club, which had occupied an apparently unquestionable position at the head of the premiership list. The Carlton twenty, who proved the victors, had previously played a closely contested match with the South Melbourne, which ended in a victory for the latter. Thd tables were, however, turned on Saturday in a tolerably de cisive manner, the %arlton winning by -5egolds and 19 'behiods to 3 goals and 4 behinds. The defeat can scarcely affect the premiership position, as the South Melbourne is still six points ahead of the Carlton club, which is second on the list. The South Melbourne repre sentatives have yet to play against Gee lung, Fitzroy, and Richmond, while two of the Carlton's remaining contests are, curiously enough, also against Geelong and Fitzroy, the third being with Mel bourne. I?oth clubs have, th...
An Acute Sense of Smell. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
An Acrt e'Serse of Smell. A well known blind man. records that he said one morning to a workman: "You have had a red herring for breakfast, you have smoked a pipe of tobacco and you have just lii;hted a fire." As the man had carefully Wa?shed himscll after lighting the fire and eating breakfast, the blind man's eeneo of I mell must lave been acute to detect all three odors in suc:cEsion. " You have had fish here," said this same- blind man to a clerk on entering a store. The clerk said that they had not, but on the blind man in nisting thht there Wi.l the emell o fli?l in the store, the clerk iemembered that a'lady had been in to pay a bill, who lived in a house next door to a fish dealer's stand. :
NEXT SATURDAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
NEXT SATURDAY'S MATrCHES. Brunswick v Clifton, at Brunswick. The following is the Brunswick team: Bray (2), Brown, Batt, Duff, Bonney, Clough, F. Davies, King, Hawkes, Hartley, Longmuir, Griffea, M'Speerin (2), Powell, Swan, Smith, Sinclair, Young, Green, Taylor, and Tomkins. The above are requested to meet at the ground at 3 p.m. sharp. South Brunswick v North Fitzroy, on ground of the latter. The following will represent the South Brunswick, who meet on the ground at 3 p.m. sharp : Brumley (capt.), Burton, Bentridge, Casey, Cowl, Delaney, Hegarty, Ingle man, Leeson, McNamara, Fraser (2), Finn (2), Gray, Millership (2), Merrick, O'Loughlin (3), O'Brien, Purcell, Wil liams, Waugh, Stewart, Walsh, Hogan, and Parton.
How to Decline a Treat. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
fIHow to Decline a Treat. The Iollowing conversation was heard be tween two collegians, who were discussing a class dinner : "Of course," said one-with a conee quential touch of self-compla.ency and patronage which students call " fresh," and which only lengths of days can cure-" if a fellow hasn't wit enough to know when to stop, he'd better be careful at first. Some heads are built weak, you know." '"Careful in what 1" interpolated I, and both laughed. " Why, drinking, of course," said the first speaker. " A fellow has to take his season. ing sooner or later. Some can stand it. Some cannot, at least for a while." He was, asI have intimated, a freshman. His friend, a bearded senior, the only son of a rich man, clapped him good-humoredly on the shoulder. " When I was your age, old fellow, my father said to me, 'if I had my life to live over, I would never take a glass of wine or smoke a cigar.' I answered, ' It would be foolish not to profit by what such a sensible man says.' I have...
Pictures in Watches. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
P , icteires ini IVatchcs : "I want yoy to mak?a?dopretty a1 pictore as you can. Bring out the colt exprectiop of thee?yes, andbe very' careful- abtuit the mou 'th ( v'Jta, qeve utr.Jt is tb ,ae he did eo he latidhiaegold watch on the glaessehowas~e.w .he;would iaKve a~i r fet likenees of the young lady madd,"andHlaid the watch away in a drawer. Then tqrning to a reporter who was stindingbyl ,i said: h "?Photograpsid watiches are becoming very popu.ar. The gentleman who just left his order-here'wants ilie portrait of his in tended wife placed in his timekeeper...The "face of the young lady will be photographed directly on the inner care of the watch. Dir ing the past month we have taken more than five hundred phoeographs, and some very prominect persons are among them." "W\hat does it cost to put a picture in a watch 1" asked the scribe. "About tlxl e pounds. All the work is done by a French photographer, who makes a special:y'of the work; and once a pretty face is placed in a watch...
Napoleon Defeated. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
iNapoleon Defeateld. Napoleon I., the great Empror of France; never could smoke, although when in Egypt he attempted several times to do 0o in order to please the people. On one ocoasion,'wlien the Persian ambassador prerented to hini,' on behalf of the Shah, a very valuable and- gor geona pipe, " all diamonds and iare jewels," Napoleon's attendant filled the pipe, and a light' was applied; but, in the way the emperor went to work no smoke would have appeared until doomsday. He merely opened and shut his lips in the energetio manner of a mechanical figure. The attendant ven. tured to observe that his majesty was not proceeding in the usual manner, and showed him the correct way in which to manage his pipe "of'peace. But the inapt pupil 'per sistently returned to his bad imitation of yawning, until, tired and vexed with repeated failures, he at last desisted, saying : / "Constant, do you light the, pipe-I can nobt 1. 'So laid, so done, abnd ie are informed that the pipe-weas returhed...
THE BRIBERY CHARGES. MR. FITZGERALD MOORE'S DISCLAIMER. A CLEAR REFUTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
THE BRIBERY CHARGES. h A(R. FITZGERALD MOORE'S DISCLAI4LER. ,, A CLEA.R ..RErTATION. t In answerto the charges, made by " Mr. *A. G. Taylor, editor of Truth, when before the bar of the New South U Wales Assembly on Thursday even ing, we have been requested to. insert i&lt; the fol'lowing explanationds made by si Mr. Moore in the Ylandard and Herald last night. In' view of the, decided tl and most emphatic contradiction given h by Mr. Moore in the extracts below to h the calumnies levelled against him, a together with the statement that he has never been .in; Sydney for I months or the New South Wales A&lt;ssmblyandnut goomar..-iglife. it is only fair that fuller particulars of tl the charge should be awaited by the c electors before pronouncing judg- p ment :- C THE STANDARD. The statements which were made by Mr. A. G. Taylor, in the Legislative e Assembly of New. South Wales, last a night, in which the name of Mr. h Fitzgerald Moore was injuriously a mentioned, form...
STORYETTES. Alone With a Burglar. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
STORYETTES. - Alone With a Burglar. . A lady of wealth and with the rich Sinr roundings and costly works of art that wealth brings was one eaening alone, with only one servant in the house. Being in her chamber as she laid aside articles of jewellery and placed them in their appropriate places in her bureau, lhe chanced to raise her eyes to a mirror opposite, and from a li5ht ir the other corner of the room ehe caughit in tho mirror the retltction of the tiure of a man curled up under a large centre table, but hid den from all sight save what was gained by this reflection in the mirror. lorcing herself to be calm, she finished what ehe was doing at the bureau, then quietly stepping to the bell rang for the one servant in the house. When the girl ap peared she quietly said: " Mary, I wish you would run over to Mr. -, the jewellers, and tell him I wish he would send back the diamonds he has been re-setting. They are the most valuable I have, and I am uneasy at having them so long out ...
The Coburg Leader. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
" I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the trath, and there fore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list." SEPTEMBER IOTH, 1890. NEWS AND NOTES. The Standard Fire and Marine Insurance Company of New Zealand invite applica tions from persons willing to act as their agent at Coburg. According'to Table Talk, the foreman in Mr. W. M. Hennessy's Brunswick bakery es. tablishment, has a salary of £300 a year and considerable perquisites. The engagement is announced of Mr. Albert Nash, youngest son of Mfr. John Nash, of Langly, Bucks, and Miss Haud Mary Sumner, fifth daughter of the late Mr. Theo. J. Sumner, of Stoney Park, Brunswick. The many friends of Mr. Simons, who has so long acted as stationmaster at Moreland, will regret to learn of his early doparture, he having been appointed to take charge at .Asecot Vale. Steps Iave recently been taken to form a cricket club representing the Coburg railway and post-office officials. Mr. J. Ellis has been appointed hon. se...
UNCLEAN PREMISES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
UNCLEAN PREMISES. At the Coburg court yesterday, In spector Daly, proceeded against a num ber of residents of the shire for allowing their premises to remain in an uncleanly condition, proceedings being taken under By-Law No. 2, made by provision of the Health Act 1890. Mr. W. J. Eckersall, shire secretary, conducted the cases. Rridget Reilly, the owner of a dairy in Rennies-road, was first charged. The inspector, with Inspector Taylor of the Health Department, deposed that on Monday, 1st inst. they visited the de fendant's premises in Rennies-road and found them very unclean. The verandah appeared to have been used as a fowl roost, the cow yard was dirty and a filthy drain was also discovered. A fine of 20s. with 5s. costs was imposed. Ah Goon was similarly charged, Defendant is a gardener in Bell-street and several loads of manure were piled up against the kitchen wall. There was no spouting around the house and the water thus soaked through the manure and into a drain running to ...
AN EXTRAORDINARY OUTRAGE. SEARCHING FOR A DEAD MAN'S MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
AN EXTRAORDINARY OUTRAGE. SE.IRGIHING FOR A DEAD MAN'S MONEY. The circumstances of a most extra ordinary action on the part of would be thieves was reported to Sergeant Bass. of the Coburg police, on Friday morning by Miss Vernon. daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Vernon, electrician, whose body was found in Anketcll street on Tuesday last. The deceased left home on Monday evening intend; ing to take a stroll, but failed to re turn, having dropped dead from heart disease. Fastened around his neck a bag was found containing a sum of 4 zq6, and it was evidently in search of this booty that two thieves btoke into his late residence, at the corner of Victoria and Hudson streets, early on Friday morning. About I o'clock Miss Vernon-who, with her two brothers, occupied the house-was aroused by hearing some one moving in her room, and immediately on opening her eyes was horrified to see two men in the room. Instantly she cried out to her eldest brother for assistance, but the young man, who ...
The Farm for Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
The Farm for Sale. With weary heart and trembling hand I guide the team afield, Good horees-ab I they seem to me The grist I try to shield, The skies are lowering overhead, Miasfortune blows a gale; Put up a board and write thereon These words : " This farm for sale." What I sell the homestead, broad and fair, The dearest spot on earth? Shall strangers sit where I have sat, Around the family hearth ? The farm where mother took the vows That made her father's bride? The place where lauubhing Nell was borh,' The spot where Willie died? Whatl muet I part with memories SJ very dear to mie? The mossy spring, the purling brook, The lealing apple tree? The shadows of departed ones Itise up and touch my arm; I hear the pleading voices now, ; " Do not desert the farm 1" While I hav. strength to swing the axe, While I can guide the plough, While I an toil and bring the sweat Of labor to my brow, I'll keep misfortune's wolf at bay I Love triumphs over gold I Take doen the board and break it Ta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
DR. MURPHY, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, W ill commence practice in his new residence SYDNEY-ROAD, COBURGQ,, ;i S (Next the Poiiee Statiun), "' On 15TH SEPTEMBER. I1aPTISTBCHURC1H, COBURG, Public] .l Ha ll,Bsll-street, Horningand Eveninig. `I.OBURG PRESBYTERIAN COUROH. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES l "'p iirs; ';w:!Will' be lfold'ion ' SUNDAY l14thi SEPTEMBER, 1890 ,'REV-F PROF. MACDONALD, D.D., (Moderator of the General Assembly) will preach:at ll' ni., and ,REV 'S. G McLAREN, M.A., :: :At 7 p:m. A TEA AND PUBLIC MEETING S Will be held in the PUBLIC 'HALL, - COBURG,; ON THURSDAY, 18th SEPTEMBER, At which ` REV. A. HARDIE, M;.A:, Will give sh:address on a 1" Recent Tour: to the New Hebrides.". Local. Ministers will also deliver addresses. Tea at 6.30 p.m. THE. PALACE IOTEL BOURKE STREET, MIELLIOUINE. f IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE COLONY OF VICTORIA. f Ff. FA. NTOTICE is hereby given, thatiunder and - by virtue of certain process' issued out tof the Supreme Court of the ,Colonyiof Vic, toria, anil ...
THE HOUSEHOLD. A Cry. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
THE HOI8EHOLD A QCry.l ~ In the depth of my anguish . I loged for the dead, The dead~who forever. : i > .f Fromdaylight have fled.. ::' & c/ /The iosi of my blood--_ Whom I longed for with longing That came like'a Bood. "For my brother 7" Ah, never I He breathed but one breath, For the gate of his life Was the portal of death. , What.heart's blood or kinship Have dreams of a day, That wake into darkness . And vanish away 1 "My sister?'.'Iye sier Lies safe on the hill; No tempests molest her, No Winter winds chill. She was worn out and'weary " - "With desperate pain, . Dost'thou think I would call her To suffer'again? " Thy~ather?" Beside her .' In silene he' sleeps, .Above him the low grass Abundanitly weeps. The burden of years He hath la;d down at last;. , Shall I lift it again . : . W: hen his troubles are pastt ' Thy mother " :.Ah, ,motheri My mother l my own I For thee and no other. liy heart makes its moan. Thou wouldst come out of Heaven ' With eager delight To com...
Horticultural Suggestions. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
I?lorticulturcl Suggestions:: I Sweet apples are not a good market apple, as a rule, but a few are apt to be consumed at home. Think what you would like to try n the way'of new varieties next eeason:"' Get' the catalobges aod look them over, n .:go .. Doent grew peaches herie pei e a will not. grow;- or: any, other fruit. : Come to think of it, yoa, won't. ?Well, don't 'try The early bird catches the worm; If we desire to get the top price for vegetables and fr'tidits, it is well to reri mier that the old wirworm adage is profitable.: Next spaing we would begin to plant '=trees, if we owned that farm that is yet nun :.adorned with trees. Fruit, shade and or i.namental trees should all go into the t. ground. Don't permit the blushing apple or the plump cherry in the peddler's bottle to get the beet of your pocket book. A tree peddler's Sfrit always looks better in the bottle than it does on the tree. What would the world be without flowers, sweet, beautiful, eloquent flowers ? What i...
Cooking Recipes. HAM SALAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
Cooking Recipes. xeu saLD. One pound of boiled ham. chopped fine ; one-half dozen emall pickles, chopped fine; add a little chopped celery and serve with salad dressing. cooos: s. Take three eggs, two cups of sugar, 11 cups of sour milk, one-half teaspoonful of soda, butter the sizl of an eog, spice to taste and flour suffticient to roll out TONIATO anORTCAKE. Make a crust ab for etrowberries, select good, ripe, mealy tomatoes, cut in elices one. half inch thick, prepare and serve same as strawberry, using a little less sugar. DISEaSING son SAL.De. Two raw eggs, otte tablespoonful of butter, eight spoonfuls of vinegar, one-half teaspoon ful of mustard. Put in a bowl over boiling water, and stir until it becomes lihke cream; salt and pepper to tLste. COTTAGE PUDDING. Two cups of flour, one cup each of sugar and milk, two eggs, two tableepoonfuls of butter, two tableepmonfulo of baking powder. Flavor with lemon and bake one-half hour. Serve with cream or sauce. - Grate cold boiled cor...
HORTICULTURE. Commercial Fruit Growing. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
HORTICULTURE,;, Commercial Fruit Giowin,. Th reason'l tlat so many fail s con nercial fruit growing, is eiimply because tley lo not makes any serious effor totb be ~sno seasful. People grow. grain and make a success of i beciuee they give'it k atteition' they breeds4 nd feed stobk ucdesaefullfodr the same reason; but when it comes to fruit growing many a man gives it no at tention whatever further than to plant and harvest. There seems to be a common idea that a man can or ought to get some thing for nothing when it. comes to fruit zrowing. So we find men who select urieties at random; plant with the same 7arelesEness; neglect to protect the growing fruit from weeds and insects; let it starve to death from lack of fertilisers ; pick it care. lessly, and dump it into a box or barrel as if it were so many pebbles. Once in awhile there is care exercised to put the best on top and fill in below with positively unisalable fruit, and that kind of care is much more worse than none. A write...
Raspberry Culture. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
Raspberry C@Itnre: I SOne of the .troubles which oneiot our subscribers evidently has.in growing:rasp-. 'berries is that he has planted them too close together. Have your rows abou esight feet' apart and the plants three feet apart in's row, and they will be plenty close enotigh. There is no fruit grown that can -be more easily' and certainly grown than the raspberry if it is properly managed. The raspberry will : bast many years and' do well all. the, time. Give constant, 'good ueltivatioin %uepply .;plenty of food and attendito pruning and the removal of the old canes and there willbe; no failure. The old system of trellising--which was a considerable exp nseif raspberries were grown one large scale-is 'notn;~o practiced by the best growers.- To avoidl trellising pinch back the tipre: of the cane when two feet high. The result of that, 'e that they throw out laterals which anpport them. Early next spring out' back thb;de laterals to about a font. ' - i
Brilliants. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
We may roam through this world like a child at a fhaet, Who but nips of a sweet, end then flies to the rest. And when pleasure begins to grow dull in the east, We may order our wings, and be off to the west. -Moore. They sin who tell us Love can die; With life all other passions fly, All others are but vanity. i - a -Southey, give no more to ev'ry guest Than he's able to digest; Give him always of the prime, And but little at e time. -Swift. An idler is a watch that wants both hands; As useless it it goes as if it tt ntns. C 0 e :It ti. n ree. r- .Never wedding, ever wooing, Still a lovedlor liult t put. uing, Read you not the wrong you're doing In my cheelk's pale hue? All my l.fe with sorrow strewing: Wed, or cease to woo. -Campbell. Can wealth give happiness ? look round and see What gay distress I what splendid misery I Whatever fortune lavishly can pour, The mind annihilates, and calls for more. -Young. Those who aim at ridicule Should fix upon some certain rule, Which fairly h...
Bagging Grapes. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 September 1890
Bragginz Grapes. In answer to an enquiry of a correspon ''dent as to how grapes are. bagged, and 1what isthe result of it, iwe reply that the :Gbags--common paper bags-are placed over ,the bunches of grapes while they are growing, ..and tied on. It.prevents all attacks upon the grapes by birds, insects or, disease, and thus saves the crop. It is affirmied, however that it does not pay to bag grapes that are, intended-for themarket, as itmakes the skin so tander that it is easily,broken., The bagging of grapes did so'well'in 'the matter of preserving them; that some tomato arnd p" -pear growers have adopted the method, they ,S, ayO with ..satisfactory saneeo,,.k.h ittament. "thatsy iaiy bhe beheved.' lirlend of oulrs who grows grapes on a small Ecale tried 'the bagging, and fou'nd that tthl pestiferoe's .Englioh sparrow got through ::the' 'bag. If. there is any place that that little creature will not get, however, we have failvd: to fldd 'it.