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HINTS FOR HOMES. FOOD FOR AN INFANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
HINTS FOR HOMES. -i FOOD FOB AN INFANT. Take of fresh cow's milk, one table spoonful, and mix with two table spoonfuls of hot water; sweeten with loaf-sugar as much as may be agreeable This quantity is sufficient for once feeding a new born infant; and the same quantity may be given every two or three hours, not oftener-till the mother's breast affords natural nourish me nt. IM ILK FOR INFANTS SIX MONTHS OLD. Take one pint of milk, one pint °* water ; boil it, and add one tablespoonful of flour. Dissolve the flour first in half a tea-cupful of water : it must be strained in gradually, and boiled hard twenty minutes. As the child grows older, one third water. If properly made, it is the most nutritious, at the same time the most delicate food that can be given to young children. BROTH, i Made of lamb or chicken, with stale bread toasted, and broken in, is safe and healthy for the dinners of children, when first weaned. MILK, Fresh from the cow, with a very little loaf-sugar, is good ...
THE HOLY HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
THE HOLY HOMES. BT SILVERPEN. (Continued from page 285.) LiDDT burst into tears, and made no ' answer till she was addressed again. The she said, she was sure she would like Mr. Walter, and be very grateful to be taught what she desired to learn, but added that she did not think that her father would allow her to learn music and other things, the more for that, nor indeed in his stern way of wishing to do all needful things for his children, would he permit others to pay for any portion of their education. * I dare say you are right, Liddy, and his natural feeling of independence shall be respected. Lady Jane shall speak to him, and if between us we can do some thing for you, we shall be glad. Now, I am the bearer of some good news to all the school girls. Can you guess what it is, Liddy V * I think so, sir. It is their day's holi day in the woods. Lady Jane gives them, they tell me, one every autumn, and they call it 'nutting day.' They ?ery much count of it, for they run about and...
CHILDREN'S PORTFOLIO. ANECDOTES OF JULIUS CAESAR. FIRST EMPEROR OF ROME. [B. C. 46 TO B. C. 42.] [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
CHILDREN'S PORTFOLIO, j -?- I ANECDOTES OF JULIUS CAESAR. FIRST EMPEROR OF ROME. [B. C. 46 TO B. c. 42.1 [ JULIUS CÄSAR was one of the most wonderful men that ever lived. He con quered by his extraordinary bravery and skill almost the whole of the world known in his day ; but he had many faults ; for though he was very clever, he only stu died how to make himself a powerful man, and cared little for the happiness of others. He fought battles against the friends who had been kindest to him, whenever he though that they stood in his way, till at length he became such a tyrant that no one ventured to contra dict him ; and he killed thousands of people, and led his own soldiers into the most bloody wars, only to make himself famous in the world, that he might be feared by all men during his life, and remembered and talked about long after his desth. Julius Casar lived forty years before Christ came into the world. He, perhaps, never heard that is was his duty to be humble and peaceable,...
HOW TO WOO. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
HOW TO WOO. -? THE following advice was sent in answer to an enquiry upon the subject : ' When the gentleman has somewhat familiarised himself with the lady, and perceived that he is not, at all events, an object of aversion or ridicule, he should seek a favourable opportunity, and speak to this effect :-' I have come (miss, or madam, as the case may be) to take a probably final leave of you.' The lady will naturally ask the reason ; when the lover can add (and if he is a fellow of any feeling, the occasion may give a depth of tone and an effect to his elo quence, that may turn the beam in his favour, if it was an even balance before) : -' Because, madam, I find your society has become so dear to me that I fear I must fly to save myself, as I may not dare to hope that the suit of a stranger might be crowned with success/ No more-we single men may think it short-but there is actually not a word , more. Naid or widow, whichever she may be, * crowned with success/ is the last she will ...
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS IN OUR LAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS IN OUR LAST. I 6. MARTIN.-Yes. There is an account of an \ earthquake in Sydney in 1801, on the 17th > January. I cannot say how long it lasted.-A f SUBSCRIBER, Mudgee. 7. SAMUEL GURNET.-The first settlers arrived in Melbourne on tue 15th of April, 1835, only a little more than 24 y. ars ago. A splendid colony to spring up in so short a time.-CHARLES C., Bathurst. &lt;. 8. CRowauiLL.-You must pay the postage : the answer is on your &lt; wn business, not on Her Majesty's service.-ONE OF THE POSTAL SERVICE. t). JESSIE.-There are many remedies, one very good one is-One raw egg well beaten, half a pint of vinegar, one ounce of spirits of tur pen tine, a quarter of an ounce of spirits of wine, a quarter of an ounce of camphor. These ing re dients to be beaten well together, then put in a ! bottle and shaken for ten minutes, after which, p to be corked down tightly to exclude the air. In Á half an hour it is fit for use. Directions :-To ; be well ru...
PRIZE POEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
PRIZE POEM. -;-*~ Ât the- animal Commemoration of the Foundation of the Sydney University, July 18th, the following Prize Poem was read by the writer, Mr. W. H. Yarling ton, one of the students, and was attentively listened to, and loudly applauded at its conclusion : SUBJECT : ' COOK, MEDITATING ON AUSTRALIA'S FUTURE.' TkE stillness and the hush of evening lay O'er sleeping nature ; and the quiet bay, Calmly reposing, as in tranquil sleep, Stirred not; save, as the spellings from the^deep Came stealing o'er it-just as gentle breath Lifts the soft bosom, that, in seeming death,. By passions all untorfcured. quiet lies, Untorn by anguish-undisturbed by sighs. So slept the waters, o'er whose face a beam Of softest light, e'en as a living stream Of purest silver, lay ; and, from her throne Amid the floating- clouds, in beauty shone The quiet moon :-a mild and holy calm Hung o'er the scene ; and, like an incense charm? The fragrance that from woodland flow'rets swept, Flow'rets that wit...
QUESTIONS ASKED BY OUR SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
^QUESTIONS ASKED BY OUR SUBSCRIBERS. 10. I see in your last, a letter answering an article published by you, headed 'Drinks for.Teeto tallers.' Not seeing anything from yourself on the subject, I would put the following question t | Is it your opinion that the whole of those drinks f ought to be used 1-S., Goulburn. * 11. What is the best remedy for the hooping > cough ? Some of your subscribers may have a Í good receipt or cure. Also, can water-melons t be preserved ? If they can, how are they ' managed?-A MOTHER. h 12. A young lady of my acquaintance has formed [ an attachment that her parents are not favorable ¿ to. The gentleman is, in my opinion, and I need not add in her own also, every way worthy of her ; of religious principles, holding a good situation, and other things equal. She is under age. No y, ought she to follow the dictates of her heart, or obey her friends wishes, and break off her engagement ? Their real, but not expe rienced objection is, that they wish her t...
SYDNEY UNIVERSITY FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
-? SYDNEY UNIVERSITY FESTIVAL. THE greatest musical treat ever afforded the inhabitants of this colony has just concluded, in celebration of the opening of the Sydney Uni versity. To judge by the large attendance on «ach of the days, the immense efforts made to present a real musical treat, have been fully ap preciated. The glorious compositions of the Creation and the Messiah, were rendered in a manner highly creditable to the amateur and pro fessional musicians. The exertions of Mr. Lavenu, the conductor, have been continuous throughout the long period of preparation for these concerts, and certainly the result has proved a triumph. The chorus numbered 250 voices, pupils of Messrs. Cordner and Chizlett. The Orchestra was very numerous and efficient, playing with great pre cision and brilliancy. Handel's Messiah was twice performed, on Tuesday and on Friday; Haydn's Creation on Wednesday. A full and attentive audience greeted these marvellous com positions on each occasion. A misce...
ANSWERS TO CHARADES IN NO. 93, [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
ANSWERS TO CHARADES IN NO. Sb, Haymarket, Wine Glass. Correct replies re« c?ived from Jeremiah, H. H., Nelly, XX, Thomas, Emma, Yarn, and Alfred.
THE DYING GIRL TO HER MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
THE DYING GIRL TO HEB MOTHER. ^. - THE scenes are closing round me, Fast sets my young life's sun ; My sinking frame now warns me Life's sand is almost run. I am dying, dearest mother, Ah ! feel my throbbing heart My spirit, like a poor caged bird, Is struggling to depart. The rosy bloom is gone, mother, From my poor faded face ; And girlhood's joyous sunny smiles Sharp piercing pains erase. Tour Mary's soft blue eyes, mother, Which oft in days gone past Hare beam'd on you in fondest love, Are by Death's film o'ercast. Around this once well-rounded form. Where health and strength combin'd, Disease, with fatal, withering power, Its snake-like coils entwined. But, ah ! I'm going to heaven, mother, E'en now, by faith, I see Its golden streets and pearly gates, And angels beckoning me. Darlinghurst. Though Death's dark Talley lies between; I've neither doubt nor fe« At its dread gloom : I calmly smile, I feel my Saviour near. See those bright stars above, mother, Like diamonds in the sk...
CHARADES, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
CHARADES, &c. I. My first is what you would not like your head to be, My second's the name of a beautiful tree, My whole's down the harbour, looking out to sea. II. Although far away from this beautiful land I was proud of being my first ; My second unto our bosoms is endeared By every tie that binds us unto earth. By its sweet influence the heart is cheer'd, Mid countless woes to which we all have birth. Without my third, life would be robbed Of many of its brightest, happiest hours. My whole's a periodical ordained ' -Amusement with nstruction to combine.
DRINKING FOUNTAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
DRINKING FOUNTAIN. WE have much pleasure in presenting our readers with the above Engraving, (.copied from' the Illustrated Times) of the first drinking fountain erected in London, at the south-east corner of St. Sepulchre's churchyard, in Skinner-street, Old Bailey. The fountain is neatly ex ecuted, and the design is both simple and serviceable, with a touch of ornament about it most gratifying to the eye. In a recess hewn out of the churchyard wall two small pillars are fixed, from the top of which springs a semi-circular arch, neatly moulded; the sides of the recess, with the arch itself, are of polish ed Aberdeen granite. In the centre is a tastefully wrought marble shell, through an orifice in which the water will flo nv into a bowl of white marble, also highly polished. The setting is finished with cement coatings, ornamentally executed in relief, materially heightening the effect of the diminutive work it encloses. % Deeply cut in the cement of the major arch is the inscripti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
GENTLE ANNIE.* TH»Ü wilt come no more, gentle Annie, Like a flower, thy life did depart ; Thon art gone, alas ! like too many That have bloom'd in the summer of my heart Shall we never more behold thee Never hear thy winning voice again, When the spring time comes, gentle Annie, "When the wild flowers are scatter'd o'er the plain. We naive roam'd and lov'd mid .the bowers, When thy downy cheeks were in their bloom : Now I stand alone, 'midst the flowers While they mingle their perfumes o'er thy tomb. Ah! the hours-grow sad, while I ponder Near the silent spot where thou art laid, And my heart bows down, when I wander By the stream and the mountains where we stray'd. * Set to a very pretty melody, and published by Mr. J. &. Clarke, of George-street, sydney._ m
NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
NOTICES. f The following amounts have been received :- lt Booth, Clarence River, 10s. ; Baker, Five Dock, t, 10s. ; Mrs. Chapman, Dungog, 7s. 6d. ; Macfar- R lane, Armidale, 10s. ; Taylor, New Zealand, 30s. ; W Blair, Maitland, 32s. 6d. ; Dunstan, Meroo, 2s. 6d. ; F Collins, Richmond, 2s. 6d. ; Dare, Parramatta, 20s.; Cowan, Araluen, 40s.; Alston, Sutton | Forest, 5s. ; Miss Jennings, 5s. ; Stace, Orange, 5s j SYDNEY: Printed for the Proprietor, by BAN- f CHOIT, BROTHERS, NO. 18, Park-street.-Satur- 1 day, July 30, 1859.^, ^
A PIECE OF CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
A PIECE OF CHINA. WHILE in China it was my good for tune to meet Mr. Osmond Cleverley, at Hong Kong. He alone escaped from thf terrible massacre on board the Queen, the year before last ; he gave the fol lowing particulars : He left Hong Kong one fine morning in February, 1857, in the Queen, as I had left in the Fei-maa-with a mixed crew and passengers, English. Portuguese, and Chinese, the latter predominating. The European passengers had, as usual sat down to dinner in the saloon, off Lan tao, when the Chinese left on deck and about the boat, by a preconcerted move ment, suddenly knocked the mate and the man at the wheel on the head, threw them overboard, seized the arm-chest, which was on the bridge, with its cut lasses and ready-loaded muskets, and began firing down on the passengers. The captain (Wynn) and Mr. Cleverley seized their revolvers, and rushed up the ladder. The former was cut down as he reached the deck, and falling on the latter, they were both thrown back into the...
THE CHARACTER FROM THE HANDWRITING. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
THE CHARACTER FROM THE HANDWRITING. _A_: .Know Thyself! The Original Graphio logist, Miss Blank, continues- her interest ing and useful delineations of character, from examination of the handwriting, in a style peculiarly, her own, and which can be but badly imitated by the ignorant pre tenders and self-styled professors who have lately laid claim to a knowledge of this beautiful science. Persons desirous of know ing their own character, or that of any friend, must send a specimen of writing, stating sex and age, or supposed age, with fourteen uncut penny postage stamps, to Miss Blank, for which will be returned a detail of the gifts, defects, talents, tastes, affections, &c, of the writer, with other things previously unsuspected, calculated to guide in the everyday affairs of life," »fee. &c.-Timex* This advertisement is no invention of any own. Excepting the lady's name, it is a true copy of an original, which does really appear in all the newspapers. i Off went m...
SPLINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
SPLINTERS. LADY MORGAN, the celebrated authoress, is dead.-The English Channel Fleet has been sent to the Mediterránea .-It appears from recent calculations that there is sufficient coal in England to supply Europe for the next 4,000 years.-The Royal Charter arrived at Melbourne on the 22nd of July, with European news to May 20tb.. -The French have captured several Austrian vessels.-News from India shows that peace is gradually approaching.-A town on the Sierra Leone River, West Africa, had been burnt by the native«.--The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign parts has contributed £1,000 towards the erection of the bishopricks of Goul burn and Brisbane.-A new expedition has started for the exploration of the Nile, conducted by a Venetian, who has resided at Cairo for ten years.-The committee of the New York Chess Club have raised 600 dollars to purchase a testi monial to Paul Morply.-Lady Havelock and lier daughters have fixed their residence in London.-A monument has...
MY BIRTHDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
MY BIRTHDAY. I í .JANUABY 11th, 1864. -My birthday.' Thus spoke as fine a specimen of an Aus tralasian white face as bad ever glad dened the home of a proud and happy mother, or added to the joys of a noble father. Harry F- lost both father and mother at the age of eighteen. Some mysterious disease carried both to the tomb within three weeks of each other, and Harry was left to do battle with facetiously termed it. Tenderly nur tured, well educated, of powerful mental acquirements, added to a pleasing phy siognomy-and also possessed of £200 per annum, which at his early age was a large sum for a young man to have despotic control over, no wonder that Harry should have a desire to ' see a little of the world.' * Well, now,' solilo quised he, 41 am just twenty-one, this is my birthday, and I will have a spree.' Young men little calculate the fearful meaning attached to that little word 4 spree.' What is a * spree ?' Webster defines it as a merry frolic, often with drinking.' We may de...
KATE STAFFORD. CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
KATE STAFFOBD. ? * CHAPTER V. ' Clown. Fear not, thoa man ; thon shalt loose nothing: here. , Auiolyous. I hope BO, sir, for I have about me many parcels of charge. WIWTBK'S TALE. THE cottage which Kate had visited on the day of the flood, was of a superior description to those commonly inhabitád by persons of the class of small settlers. It was well shingled ; had a verandah, - round the posts , of which were planted geraniums and passion flowers ; pump kins and melons were trained over the fence. A small garden and well-stocked poultry yard shewed the neatness and activity of the worthy old couple vwho dwelt'there. Dame Parkhurst was preparing her husband's dinner. It was about the hungry hour of noon. * You're before your time tooday, Master,' said she without looking round, . and ye'll have to wait ; for though the «asher be done, the greens they be as tough. How soon things do get old in this here country.' * . ' That they do, Dame,' was the reply, .in a different tone to that ...
COLONIAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 30 July 1859
COLONIAL NEWS. THE Adelaide Assembly have adopted «, resolution to oiler a reward of £1000 to any person who shall cross the continent from Adelaide, to the coast between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the tropic of Capricorn. Mr. Stuart, it is expected, will accept the offer, and make an early start.-6000 pounds have been placed on the estimates of South Australia for the defences of the colony.-An impudent robbery of a baker's cart and horse took place on the 21st, in Sydney. While the driver was engaged delivering bread, the thief drove away.-Gas is about to be introduced into Auckland. A gentle man is now negociating with the Provi sional Government for ground to build the necessary works.-The New Zealand Boyal Mail Gompany will, during the present month, commence direct com munication between Auckland, and Syd ney-Nine councillors were elected on the 21st, for the new Municipality of Waverley-a very large proportion of electors recorded their -votes-A new gold field about 40 miles...