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LEMON SPONGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
LEMON SPOrNGE. Soak one ounce of gelatine in one pint of boiling water until dissolved; then poor on it one pint of boiling water, the juice of three lemons, and sugar to taste. When thoroughly mixed beat to a white froth, and add the whites of four eggs well beaten. Beat all together until quite etiil, put in molds wet with water.
RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
RECIPES. f0asT ro... Remove the ekic, duet well with ealt, pepper, and 'age, bake in a hot oven, baseete well.. Allow thirty minutes to the pound. If dressing is used season well with sage and onion. Make gravy the same as for other roasts. rcntR-no. 2. Wash the meat well and wipe dry, rub with salt, baste with butter until there is suffieiont drippings of it, own, turn often and brawn well. Add a little lemon juice te the gravy.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
CURICKlET. The umembers and intending members of the Coburg Cricket Club turn out for pralctice next Saturday, when the sec retary. will be in attendance to, enrol) new members. - - The mointhly meeting of the commnittee of , the Brunswick 3leclihauics'lustlitute wits held on the 'ltlh ult. .'1'hch:elair was occupied by 'Mr. Touglh (vice-president), and there-, were also present : -Messrs. Clemnent Eviule, Lyons; Peverell, IRendell, lTholrne, F. T. HIickford, B.A., and . IM. Anihins(lihoe. sec.) A letter was.received from the Board of G ieriliausof Christchitrclh reiquestingbtht the fenice aroind the swimming lyathsshould be increased ill height to Clsurue grteiter privacy. Thie matter ws referred to the Banths Commnittee for report. .aequnestfect the rise of the hall at: a ireduci fiiitnal for Satuiday deeniig coliipcrts. asrefsed after, which it wss dtcidlcd to holl tlie'quieiarly social oi the n)iil inbt. t It1 ulso resolt e edt that the rcnding rooen sliuuld ,be closed oon elect...
Evened It Up. How a New South Wales Physician Settled Accounts With a Joker. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
Erectel It Up. How a New South Wales Physician Settled Accounts With a Joker. II a prominent physician over in Sydney hasn't rot even with one practical joker then it doesn't lie in the telling. The phy. occian lives in a very modern establishment. Not only is there a special night-bell, but a opeaking-tube connects the doorsteps with the head of his bed. The practical joker has had fun with thie. He has been comirg along about 1.;0 a.m. and standing on the opposite corner and laughing until his sides ached. thinkirg how funny he was and what a good time he was having. Then he would cross over and ring the night-bell and howl up the speaking-tube se if a whole regiment of people in the next block were dying. And the poor, tired doctor would rouse out of his first sweet sleep and "hello" down the tube. Then the funny man would say: " Does Dr. J- live here ?"'' " Yee." " Have you lived here long 1" "For 20 years. Who are you? What the deuce do you want?" "Just want to know why you don...
A Night of Terror. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
A Night of Terror. By E. A. Matthews. Old Miss Armstrong sat alone in her great I drawing room looking at the fire. It was a cold evening late in the month of June; heavy raindrops dashed against the window panes, while a wailing wind moaned in fitful gusts among the treee that surrounded the great house. This old-fashioned mansion was a solitary place just in the outekirts of one of our suburbs. It dated from the days of Mise Armstrong's grandfather, and had become hers by inheritance, as she was the sole sur vivor of a once large and prosperous family. Tonight it seemed particularly lonely, and with reason. Miss Armstrong was on the eve of a journey to Europe. and had just completed the necessary arrangements. Her servants were dismissed, the furniture pocked. Of all her domestics no one was left buo John Berry, the butler, who was to sleep in the house to-night and be ready to receive the keys in the morning. In the afternoon she had driven to the bank and drawn out a considerabl...
THE HOME Women's Dress in Japan. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
IfE HUIWEM Women'skDre s in Japan. The dress of a Japanese woman of the middle or upper classee begins with the yumoji, a rectanogular piece of stuff wrapped around the loins and reaching to the knee, like the towel of. a bshampooer. Over this comes a beautiful garment called the jiban, a robe like a perfectly simple bath gown with square sleeves, fitting quite close to the body, and generally made of delibate and pale-colored oilk erape. In winter an addi tional garment called the ohitagi goes over this-all the garments of a Japanese woman after the first petticoat are identical in shape and fit into one another like a nest of boxes. In summer over the jiban comes the outer dress called, for either man or woman, the kimono. This may be made of pretty cotton stuffs or cotton crape for household wear, or of silk crape or silk, or the richest embroidery and brocade for full dress and ceremonial occasions. It is tied at the waist with a long sash of soft silk crape called the hosobi, w...
Brilliants. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
Mlen everyday meaasure the Christ by them selves. How much better if we measured ourselves by the Christ. Lew Wallace. I count this thing to be grandly tirue, That a noble deed is a step toward God, Lifting the sounl from a common sod, To a clearer air and a broader view. T. W'. Parsons. My doetern is to lay aside Contentions, and be eatisfied; Jest do your best, and praise er blame That follers that courts jest the same. I've allus noticed greats success Ismixed with troubles, more or less, And it's the man who does the best That gits more kicks than all the rest. -John Whitcomb Riley. Weeping for a night alone endaorth, God at last shall bring a morning hour; In the frozen buds of every winter Sleep the blossoms of a future flower. Mrs. Stowe. toe are not to play the whole play; You have only your own ues to mind. Mrs. Whitney. Men cannot make but may ennoble late, By nobly bearing it. -Owen Meredith. The infinite bliss of Nature I feel in every vein, The light and the life of sum...
THE COUNCIL TABLE. COBURG COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
THE COUNCIL TABLE. CODURG COUNCIL. Thle Coburg council held its; usual fortnightly mleeting oni Monday evening, when- there were present Crs.'Voice, (preeident), Benson, Cuallayi, Jokes, Kelly, M'Crory, Rolland and Vincent:. coiLfiESiONxiUEt'E. Then secreltary iend correspondence as follows : An invitation was received from the conmmittee. of thi cMe 's Convalescent Home at Olhcltenihan to be present at the openinugcereniony. Tlic cliairgain remnarked that if. any purposed atteinding, arrangements could iemado. Thlie matter then dropped. ,'The town clerick of Melbourneio wrote asking for infonrmation as to any resolu tions passed hby the cooncil regarding the .l5th clause obf the Metropolitan Board of Worlks Bill. -Cr. Vincent moved the information be sent. Seconded by Cr. M'Crory and carried:. Tihe town clerk of Brunswick an nounced that the sum of £400 was now ready as conuncil's shero for Moreland road. Received. Mr. D. BMe:hven wrot relative to alter ltions oli fIi the filiises ...
A STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. Told by an Ex-Detective. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
ASTRUGGLE FOR LIFE, Told by an Ex-Detective. One morning, a good many years ago now, a robbery case was put into my hands that turned out to be a most complicatel rifair, and which, before I had done with it, nearly cost me my life. The policeman on duty in Pall Mall that same morning had observed, about seven o'clock, marks of blood on the door of one of the club-houses, and finding that the door was unfastened, he made his way to the steward's bedchamber, whero he discovered that individual lying on the dfloor insensible, and bleeding profusely from wounds in the head. Moreover, a cash-box was standing on a table open and empty. This was the brief report, ard I was at once despatched by my chief to Pal Mall to inquire into the atTair. On arriving at the club-house-which, for various reasons, shall be nameless-I learned that a surgeon had been in attendance upon the injured man, and that in addition to the wounds in the head others, it was asserted, had been dis covered on the arm,...
ELECTION MATTERS. OPENING OF THE CAMPAIGN. MR. EMERY AT THE ODDFELLOWS' HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
ELECTION rMATTERS. 1 OPL VNG - Clý' II Cpl HI AI MIII .'EM1ERY A 11'THE ODD *. FkLLO IS' HALL. Tlhe,e,,olection campaign was fairly opened on Thursday evening, when the first public icieting of the year was held in the Oddflellows' Hall by Mr. J. Emnery, a candidate for the Middle Vard. The attendance was not very large. Ur. Fleming was voted to the chair, and said that lie did not anticipate oc cupying such a positioln that evening, iunsmuch as lie merely came to listen. In introducing Mr. Emery lie would say that hlie was a young man seeking lhonors like lie (the speaker) did 2.1 years ago. But he must also say a word of Cr. Driscoll, wlhoii lie was glad to see occupy such a position, and who was a credit to the council. With all re spect to Mr. Emery, lie thought, had lihe been in his position, lie would have allowed Cr. D)riscoll a longer trial, as lie had only been in since last Noventi bar, and had not had full opportunities of proving his mierits. Mr. Emery remarked that lie ...
STORE BREAKING. POLICE AS TRACKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
STORE BREAKING. POLICE AS' T'RACKERS. Information reached the Brunswick police early on Sunday morning that one of the well-known grain stores of the Hon. D. Melville, situate in Albion street west, had been entered by thieves, though it could not be ascertained what quantity of wheat had been stolen. Constable Dyson found on examination that entrance had been gained to the building by cutting out a window and afterwards succeeded in picking up wiheel tracks and following them, through a few grains of wheat having fallen apparently from a hole in a bag, for some distance. At nine. o'clock he was relieved by Senior-constable Percival and Constable Scholes, who very cleverly tracked the course taken by the thieves from Albion-street to Nicholson street as far as the North Fitzroy tram terminus. Here nearly two hundred. yards were traversed ere. any traces could be found, but ultimately an in distinct line, consisting of a few grains of wheat was discovered and followed along Park, Can...
Incongruities in Hair. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
Incongruities in Hair. "Yes," said the hairdresser. as he pomaded and bandolined a sitter's hair, "we have some curious features in our business. For example, there's the ' widow's lock.'" "Is that a style of hair indigenous to widows 1" "It is supposed to predict widowhood. It is a look that grows out straight at the part. ing of the hair, and will not grow long enough to be combed back with the other hair. Then there is the cowlick." "Is that another independent lock?" "Yes; it grows etreight up from the forehead like a tuft of groas, as if a cow had licked it op-and it is no stubborn that ladies afflicted with them oftllen part their hair on the side to avoid them. They are a great trouble, and no one knows why they have them." The hairdreeser took a roll of hairpins and put a dozen or nso in his mouth. E-v'r h-c-a-r of 1.ove.locks ?" "No; that hairpin swent right into my brain. What are they 0' ''Love locks? Oh, they are nrot in the fashion now. They were made by cuttiong a lock...
A FREE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
A tFREE MARKET. The literal meaning of thie word "Fair" in its conmmercial sense, is a "free market." In other wordls, a "fair' mians a marketL at which all aind every m:iy pureluse or not without being subjected to fee or tax, hul also where all and every can sell without any such disabiltics 'as attach to.ordinuarv mar keAs. At one time the fairs ini Englanulwere great faeaures in thie social aiol ndutrial life of thi pelople ; but, siice the estab is unet of railways, anld the, quhicker itiltercoriiniunit cation whieli hls resulted, these fairs have pretty ivell dlied out, a matter perlials for regr' C, inll some respects, bit inevitable under the changed conditions of the national life. Here in Australia, fal' isre inkitolii: Iii dea1 very little of the old fashlioncil inethodls obtain in tlhese fast go-ahead colonieu. Life is not so slow and lethargic as in lurbope, andl btisiness is done with a ii'ovement alnd force to which, even in this day, few.pro vincial folk in the oldl ...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
NEWS AND NOTES. A court for the revision of the supplemen t oi, tokyo' l ý aiwl be let 1 at Epping on The Coburg lIrai liinI viii liirunswick last nihlit for the puiirl- of taking part in the concert at the local town hall inll aid of thle newly formed Easct Brunsswick Iras Bland. Numerous complaints regarding the con dition of a number of back streets are re ceived by the Coburg Council, and servo to aptly illustrate that the wintry rains are indeed upon us. Thel WesleCyan Clhurch, C iburg, was very largely attended on Sundaly evening last, whenlc the Rev. A. Jolly occlupied thie pIulpit and delivered ani excellent discourse on the subject, "Is life worth living:!' 'Thle nrew Coburg post ollice was formally opnedl for business on Friday last, tand the additional facilities which it taffolrds aire highly appreciated by all who lhave to transact any business ther:at. Very little has been done to remedy the approaches to thie Morelandl SLtate Schosl, and tihe footpaths of Station Aven...
DOUGHNUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
DOUGI T. One and one-hall cups of sugar, one tablespoonful butter, rub into the sugar, one sup milk, one egg well beaten together, add as much flour as needed to roll out easily, one teaepoonful of cream of tartar, one-half spoonful of soda, a little salt, and a small quantity oi nutmeg. Have lard boiling hot and stir frequently while acoking. Out with a round eutter, mnakiag a hole in the genter.
TELEGRAPHING THE BIG END OF THE DICTIONARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
TELEUBAI'IINiG TIIE BIG END F01 TIE D10 TIONAIlTY. A man, a little top heavy, rushed inifo ai Sixth Avenue telegraplih olice,scized a telegraph blank and a stub pen, with ia ball of dried ink on the end, aiid by propping liiihself against the counter, managed to write the folloiving:-. ,r ' Kate, I won't be Ihomne till morning. -'Harry.' .. 'What'll that costa' said the; man, handing the message through the port hole to the nianipulato-of electricity.: 'Let uie see: Seven words-fifteen cents Anything not decedding tiien will ost you' fifteen cents .to any Iaddropesii the city answered the operator. , 'I'mI bound ,to have the wortil of my money out of you corporations, then:' said the mian, bracing himself against the counter as hlie traced on a blank this cleanr' messaae: ".1 Iiiciiioprcehiensibility, manufacturers, transcendentalism, Constantinople, coi cavo-convex. Massachusetts, assassina tion, Pennusylvania, imperturbauility; philoprogenitiveness.' ' There, string that on your w...
Little Helps. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 6 August 1890
Little Helps. If the cover is removed from eoap-dishee the soap will not get soft. Use bcharcoal to broil with. The flames close the:pores quickly and make the meat very tender. Silver can be kept bright for months by being placed inan air-tight case with a good sized piece of camphor. Use squares of dull-colored felt, pinked at the edges, under statuary or any heavy ornaments that are liable to mar a polished surface. Do not keep ironed clothes or bars in the kitchen, any longer than is necessary for thoroughly drying. Theygather unpleasant odors. A masseuse who bad seen considerable service in wealthy families was heard to say that in many years she had administered massage to only one woman whose ribs were not displaced by corset wearing. Coal oil will soften boots or shoes that have been hardened by water and render them pliable as new. It will also remove stains from varnmished furniture. Rain water and soda will remove machine grease from washable fabrics. Beeswax and salt wil...