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My Mother. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
My Mottler, LITTLE Charles was at school, and, tho' just twelve years old, he was bead of the 1 class for ar.thmetic. His father had'; come home (rom his work, his mother was out that evening visiting a neigh-, hour whoso boy was Very ill oí in flam- 1 location of the lungs. Charles, sitting wnh his, slafe,'on a stool near his far * ther, said, " Now do, please,' give'me an account, "' arid yon will see how sôtfnT will dô'1t.n " *' Well, I will,'* bis father replied. ' Are you ready ? A rich lady once found, lying at her duor, one summer morning, a little baby wrapped in au old shawl. She could not find out who laid it there ; hut she resolved to rear it, and give it out to nurse, keeping an account of all it cost her. Wh n the little baby had grown up a fine boy, twelve years of age, she wrote out the account, thus : £ s. d. A nurse for keeping the infant for 3 years, at 20/. a-year.. 60 0 0 Clothes for 12 years, at 47* a year .¿ .. .. 48 0 0 Food for 12 years, at 10/. a year. 120 ...
BANDS OF HOPE IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
BANDS OF HOPE IN MELBOURNE. WE iuadfirstaja4 the moVementis beginning to be lecognised in Melbourne ;-a Band of Hope (in connexion with the Rev. Mr. Townend'a place of worship, at Collingwood), has been in existence: for seme time past ; but no such thing b^ been fonned successfully in Mel bourne till * ithin the last two months, when one waa commenced at the Temperance Hall, ' Russell-street (in connexion with the Mel* bourne Total Abstinence Society), and al ready numbers 15Q. member - meeting weekly, çn Thursday evening. It appeal» that the adult, society, meeting a¿ the above place, has for sqine time past been , labouring ander hearr pecuniary amenities, ewing to thou? purchasing a pieèe of land, in tho oWtimea^a^oJmij^iheirHail^ to prevent % pubUoaa baildin^an hQ¿4 on, it* "Pnej got. several hundred. B&lt;mnö> in dçbt ; hut, b£ united and energetic action, they-hare bee* enabled to struggle through ;-lectures, tea meetings, soirees, and other means being used ; scar...
The Queen's Present to Miss Nightingale. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
The Queen's Present to Miss Nightingale. j THB tule» conferred by Royalty sink into insignificance, when compared with t^e nobility of Worth, it we're almo it honour to Queenly hands to present,-to one whose name sterns a dirfin:tion of embodied goodness,-; a testimonial of regal esteem. ."The jewel ihat W;is pre sented to this distinguished lady was de biguud by. Prjnce Albert. It was about three, inches in depth) and ttvo and a- j hal$ in width, and Consisted of a white shield, on which vvas a Sr. George's cross, in ruby enamel; ii the,cent e of the, .cross the letters VU, rays of g&lt;>!d emanating from them on the white ground,-represented the glory of ÉMJ¿ land ^-a.Ulack band, signifying the office oj Chirit*, encircled the cross, vn which vja» inscribed die golden legend '* Blessed ire the merciful." Wide-spreading palm i branches, io brig1 t green enamel tippe4 with gold, fornud a framework for th« shield, their stems at the I ottom being tied with a rihan i of blu...
FIRST TO NO. II. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
i ÎÏBST TO NO. n. How many arks are mentioned in Scripture., and of what material were they formed ! Ans. : Four. 1st. Noah's arie, raadeof gopher wood ; 2nd. Moses' ark. of bulrushes ; 3rd. the ark of the covenant, of shittim wood ; and 4th, the ark in heaven, immaterial T. H. BMDGM. IAnswers also from W. Pacey, Jt-T. Sloman, J. Welch, Elizabeth Medway, Sarah A. Young, , Mary Watson, T. S., and John Williams.
BIBLE QUESTIONS. I.—BIOGRAPHY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
i BIBLE QUESTIONS. 1.-BIOGRAPHY. 'A BOOK to the value of five* shillings will he given for the best "LIFE OF CHRIST," composed entirely from the Old Testament ; to consist of promises and prophesies,-describing the various events in his history, and circum stances relating-to it ;-the passages to speak for themselves, without comment, and the con nections to be as brief aa possible. The re ferences that must be given throughout should be written under the lines* so as not to break the sense in reading it. The most complete to receive the prize. One month to be al lowed from the date of the present Number. II.-GSNEAOLOOT. What length of time was there between tb,e death of Shem and the death of Abraham % Shem was. son o£ Noah* and Abraham was the ninth, generation from Shem. IU.-HISTORY. In what battle, in the Old Testament, was the greatest number slain 1
FIRST TO NO. III. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
FERST TO HO. m, " From whom did the kingdom of Assyria d** ! rive its name, and what was its first casita]^ [ city, and by whom was it built ? " Out cf the, land went forth Ambur, and bullded Kitísvaí: ftiner&h was th« capital city of Assyria, and derived its name from Aeehur."-Exodus xi., 11-1-2. W. PACHT. Answers also from James Welch, T.S., John Williams, and J. F. Sloman.
THE LITTLE SUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
THE LITTLE SUP. THE temperance cause, t wish it well, It bries, ** to help come up." Help, you that choose, but'for myself, / love a little sup. The noble effort I approve, And ever cry it up ; ~ But I'll not sign the pledge, because / love a little sup. The doctor says it hastens death, Then why not give it up ? And So I would, but--/ know why / love* a little sup. The preacher urges next, "'Tia sin, And shames the church," give up ! My secret plea is stronger yet, / love a little sup. . Ten thousand tortured wives cry-out. And beggar'd babes, " Give up ! " t hear their cries, and pity, bat / love a little sup. Th« spirit« lost ia anguish shriek, 4(0, quit the poisonous eup I feel the terror strike ! but,atlU-« / love a little sup. All argument I can out-brave That bids «the pledge take up.;" This one is proof against their force, / love a little sup. Tho'¿roans, and blood, and death, and * AU cry, "Forsake the cup »\ [hell I knew 'twere, best, hui thou-but then J love a little sup...
DESPAIR NOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
DESPAIR NOT; BV GEORGE E. tOYA-O; i DESPAIR NOT-tho' thy life be weary ; Mope en, altho' the prospect's dreary. Bight not, tho' thou hast no wealth. If thon: haât the ht easing-te»ltk Help ye, and assist another ; >v Bemember, always be a brother >; Kiodness^nerer (Jóstó us*ugfet, *" ¥et, iiowhard Wa *0 hs bvugbt From the wine-cup do abstain : Within doth hidden poison reigri. Many taste the glittering bowl, And pay the forfeit with their soul. Despair not-tho' thou art so poor, Let discord far be from thy door ; For if the liquor thou'lt resign, Peace, love, and concord shall be thine. Despair not, friend, tho' thou see sorrow ; Hope on-'twill come a bright to-morrow: Let truths like these ne'er be forgot, ! In Heaven trust, and-«Despair Not ! Kiama, May. j-oo
WATER, AND ITS USES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
WATER, AND ITS USES. COLD WATSB is a useful thing, As in hail, pr ice, or snow ; Such forms as this some good will bring Prom God above, we know. i He formed the waters by his hand, He holds them in his pow'r ; Divides them from the solid land, Upholds them every hour. A common gift on all bestowed, ! It is withheld from none ; ¡ 'Tis given for a proper use, I And gladdens every home. ' Tis useful ia ito every form, . Unmixed, preserved, pure ; I But, if polluted, as by some, ¡ It kills with poison, sure. Keep it alone, and keep it good, It helps digest your daily food ; But, drink it cold when you are hot, ! Your blood and it agree will not. ! Then when you feel you are athirst, If wann, then warm your water first ; In ott er states, as you may be, So-suit thy water unto thee. ; In vapours, fog, or mist, or rain, ¡ ' Tis useful to mankind again ; In springs, in streams, in rivers too, Its use is felt to not a few. But thousands of a living- rac« Can, to its source, a blessing trace...
Happy as a King. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
Happy as a King. Aa mine, no heart is half so light, Whether at morn, or noon, or night I labour hard, I pay my way, And do some good deed every day. For oft I've proved what now you're told, ji wann heart is worth more than gold, A nd he who does a kindly thing, Shall feel as happy as a Ring. I have not much that I can spare ; But what I eau I freely share. From want I never turn aside, Nor cringe to pampered wealth or pride.] I strive to act an honest part, To succour the afflicted heart ; A nd when I've done a kindly thing, I feel aa happy as a King. Thus I have lived-so may I die, Awi bid thia world of ours good bye ; No, from this faith I'll never swerve, That God my spirit will preserve ! For oft I've proved what now you're told, A warm heart is worth more than gold. AnA he who does a kindly thing, May feel as happy as a King. G. L. B. TT~_ I
Alcohol a Poison. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
Alcohol a Poison. DE. MUSSEY, U.S., asks-"What is a poison ? " It is that substance, in what ever furn\ it may be, which, when ap plied to a living surface, disconcerts and disturbs life'3 healthy movements, it is altogether distinct from substances which are in their nature nutritious. It is not capable of bei g converted into lood, and of becoming patt of the living or gans. We all know that proper food is wrought into our bodies ; the action of animal life occasions a constant waste, and new matter has to be taken in,-1 which, after digestion, is carried into the blood and then changed ; but the poison is incapable of this. It may, indeed, be mixed with nutritious substances, but if it goes into the blood, it is thrown off as soon as the system can accomplish its deliverance, if' it has not been too far enfeebled by the influence of the poison. Such a poison is alcohol-such in all its forms, mix it with what you may. PROF. ORFILA found that alcohol ts a violent poison, when injec...
Kizzy Kingle s Story. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
Eizsy Kingle s Story. 1 AM an old maid. Perhaps 1 might have been married-perhaps not. I do not know that that is auy Indy's bus'ni s&lt;. , I have a little room I call my o \n ; here's, a bidste td in it, covered with a particular quilt, made of as tuany colours ag Joseph's cuat ; iind an old-fashioned bureau, with g««at claw feet, and a elnar whose cushion is stuffed with cotton ; a wash-stand, atable, and a lookin^-gla*? over it. A t the side of the looking glass is a picture ot' Danial Webster, which I look at oftener than in the looking-f> Liss, - for I om an ugly old maid, and P¿¡niel was one of a thousand. Old maids like to have a good time as well as oiher folks; so I don't shut myself u¿>, moping in mv "little salt-box cf a rt om. When the. four-walls close too tight round me, there are four or jive families-where I visit i ..g/ sometimes.. io J)aakf ;St fur I'm an carly riser),, some» ti m oí io tea, sometimes to dinner, and J sometimes io all three ; -someti...
REDFERN BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
REDFERN BAKD ©F Mori. UN i»iay «JUt.n mr. Lee endeavored tb il* lustrate " Science in Sport," by a few ju I venile experiments. Ile spoke cf te importance of having an ins gbt into the things ar und ,s. he said the children were to imagine that a cabinet of little drawers stood 1 efore them, all . i which were capable cf bein4 «pened, and of which he had a few of the keys, into some of which they should peep. The phil so phical apparatus before theo - as such, as they w üld be all able to find at their own houses: - a glass of Wat n one->f marbles, two cups of salt, a pickle-b ttle, a saucer, a cup of soapsuds, and some to bacco-pip-s ; and th« experiments were to be tried by themselves. He also showed the existence of air in wier, hythe quantity of s «lt that could be put into it, without increasing its hulk, supposai:; the atoms of w.tter to he round, and the s-dt to fill up the sp ¡ces between them ; illustrating it with the marbles in the glass, and the fact of fish l.re.¡thi...
NEW SOUTH WALES BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
NEW SOITH WALES BAND OF HOPE. ON Tuesday evening, June 3, a Lecture on Printing was del vererj. by Mr. Nation. An interesting story was printe I anl cir culated through the room, which perhaps we may print in Our next. On the following evening át Pyrmont, Mr. Oram lectured " On the influence of Rxample." On Friday evening, Jurie 6, the Elec tric Telegraph was explained by Mr. J. T. Rutter. PYRMONT.- On June 1.-th, Mr. J. Selby-" On the Histo y of Intemper ance." HAY-STREET.-On 20th June, _same subject.
ENCOURAGE RATIONAL AMUSEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
ENCOURAGE RATIONAL AMUSEMENT, . THERE is a more profound meaning in the word " amusement," than most peo ple in this country are disposed to ad mit. There Î3 a philosophy in amuse ment, as well an in education ; indeed, we have no hesitation in averring, that amusement is a most important part of education» Of course, there ale many kinds of amusement, varying according to the degree of moral and intellectual culture of those taking part in them. There are the. law amusements of the grcss and the uneducated, whom so ciety has allowed to grow up in its midst, with minds untrained and un taught, with tastes unrefined by inter course with art or letters, andi «ho are narrowed in all their sources of plea sure and enjoyment. To theâe the bru tal exhibition of a dog-fight or a public execution affords the only opportunity for a saturnalia of enjoyment--an en joyment which is level with the mean est capacity, and no pther. How dif ferent the amusements of the intelligent and refined,-r-su...
A Life Picture in New York. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
A life Picture in New York. OH ! whät a scream-it is a woman's scream, i Á cry of anguish-of horror, th it chills the blood, lt comes from the ap¡le-woman at he comer, and yet she is not hurt. No one is near her ; the crowd is pushing t) the centre of :he street. What for? An omnibus has rún over a drunken man. Th;s is always enough to excite the sympathy of wo man, an ! make her cry out as with pain. lt is p in, the worst of pain ; it comes from a blow upon the "h^art ; worse th ni i hat, in this case, for the man is her hus band. He has just left her, where he has been tormenting her ff>r an hour, begging, coaxing, 1 leading, promising, that if she would give him one shilling, he would go directly home, and go to bed, as soon as he got something to e»tJ " Something to drink." No; upon his word he wouLl not touch another drop the blessed night. Shfe- well knew the value of such promises. She well, knew that the corner grocery, where he would ?top to buy the loaf of bread, which ...
BAND OF HOPE INTELLIGENCE. Temperance Festival, Kiama. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Band of Hope Review, and Children's Friend — 7 June 1856
-00 -- BAND OF HOPE INTELLIGENCE* Temperance Festiva!, Kiama. (From our own Correspondent.) ON Wednesday, 21st ult., our Annual Festival was- held in ire Presbyterian Church. All Tuesday the rain fell very heavily wi h us, and we feared much for the morrow. Wednesday, however, dis pelled our fe «rs ; and the Kiama brought two of our excellent friends from Syd ney, viz. : G. J. Crouch an ! A. Howitt. The Tea Party was appointed for 12 noon, but, owing to the iecent rains, and the frijçh ful s:ate of the roads, we h;.d to wa:t till 1 p.m. before opening the important business of the day. At the commencement the Church was abott: hdf fi:le 1. In the absente of oui re spected Chairman - (Mr. Wau¿;h, of Wfinglmpe; - Mr. Crouch was called on to preside. Mr. Howitt opme^the meet ing with prayer ; after which, tea and cake* were introduced, and ea ry on seemed t» pirtke very huntly o' the same. It is hur jus ice t» Mr and Mr.-. Turner (upon w om devoKed ihe larges share of the managen ¿en )...