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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 17 December 1887
LOCAL -NEWS. .? -.0-~`~ .··; TUAT large and imp;irtant district?lying between the Brighton and OakleighTrail. way lines, which is rapidly beoo-m'ing very extensively populated, is now, and has been for some years past, with scarcely any convenience of transit for residents to either of the nearest railway stations. The Caulfield Tramway. Company, Lim ited, of which the prospectus is adver tised in another column, is projected:to do away with this inconvenience.' Their proposal is to construct a horse tramway between the Elsternwick station on the Brighton line, the Caulfield station on the Oakleigh line, and the Glen Huntly station on the Frankstonl line. The en ginneer of the Shire of Caultield has pre pared an estimate of the probable cost, which includit g rolling stock, he says, will amount to about £11,000. From the prospectus it will be seen that the routes proposed to be traverse d are in close proximity to the most populous portions of the district, and as land along the lin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 17 December 1887
tegaulating Children's Teeth Will ensure beauty in after life. Scaling the Teeth. Improves the appearance and prevents decay. Stopping hollow Teeth, preserves them for an Indetlnite period. Extraction is necessary when the teeth are too much decayed for stopping. Artificial Teeth then iake an oilicient substitute for the natllral ones. All the nabove Dental works, repairs to plates, &e., &c., is now done by J. IH. Nsls.MANN and Co., Dentist and Chemists, at their new consulting room Clhrch-street near Middle Brighton station. [Advt.] We havo been roeqested to notify that the annual lionie of the news boys. of Melbourno to Half Moon Bay, takes place on the 10th of next month. 6a8*. WAZSTAB. AND SON, iSn Coln j?I?atiomis. :.P. 'imonida willn.ell nexita l » hy naz : cgt'a erected blrck villaii i aoi ,ka'1 x within .3 minutes' walk of the 'raiiway station. Special Advertisements: S P E OI A L NOTI U E. J. D. LANCASTER. BRIGHTON'S POPULAR HAIRDRESSER ETC. Wishes to inform...
Novelist. DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Reprinted from "The Australasian" of 1867 by special permission.) CHAPTER XXXVII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 17 December 1887
Novelist. DAYS OF ORIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. &nbsp; Reprinted from" The Australasian" of 1867 by special permission.), CHAPTER XXXVII.—(Continued.) "First, gentlemen, you will say that &nbsp; his identity has been sworn to. But there is a question which should be antecedent to this—Could the witnesses, under the circumstances, really identify? Here is the case. A robbery is committed. The robbers are artistically disguised; every precaution which the intuitive fear of con- scious guilt could suggest to evade detec- tion is adopted; their faces are artfully concealed, and doubtless the same subtlety would be extended to their speaking in assumed tones; they have neither cloven feet nor hump-backs; and yet the wit- nesses pretend to identify. It is true, they say, to the best of' their belief; but &nbsp; this belief can only be akin to Scripture faith—the evidence of things not seen, and that in this court is not the evidence required. "I da...
OUTRAGE AT GLEN HUNTLY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 17 December 1887
OUTRAGE AT GLEN IIUNTLY. Late last Saturday night Mr William Collins, the stationmaster at 'the Glen Huntly station, on the Mor dialloo line, was struck down in the booking office by .a burglar. The keys of the iron safe were taken from his prostrate form, and the cash was stolen from the safe. The un 'fortunate stationmaster was felled to the ground.by some heavy instrumeut, and it is doubtful whether he will survive. The first intimation from the spot was received by Railway-detective Wilson, whose house in Kensington is in telephonic communication with the various railway stations within the suburban radius so furnished. Shortly after midnight Wilson was seated in his diningroom with In spIector Jarvis, of Bow-street, Lou Sdon, when his telephone rang. The message came through that the porter ill charge of the Glen Huntly station had been nearly murdered and the station robbed. Wilson, without a moment's delay, proceeded to the re sidence of Dr. Shutter, who lives in an i:djacent...
My Earthquake. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
liy Earthlquake. I had come homeo from the `country. And you called that.very night ; So glad you'scomed to see me -.That . never.thoughtof. fright, . . Till as flowed the coaversation I heard you boldly speak: " My dress ealt's to be married%:•. Some evening this next week l" I've heard of bursting dynamite And Spanlanrd'sbloody dirks; Of Charleston's awful earthquake Coney Island's fireworks; B hut all these frightful forces, Dirk, or combination pop, Couldn't make my little heart-strings (live such a fearful flop As did that sentence. When I felt My senses come onceo more, I caught these words: " I've lent it To a fellow in the store ?" She Had Oertainly Forgotten,--" My dear, I wlsh you would bring home one of thos brxes of French hon-lons to.night.' I htsblandn-" \Wha-" "And atter tena t will be real pleasant to go ult and get R'mo lee creal-". ..... •G ?eOrealScott l, ,\hy, we'r rarried',"
Odds and Ends. Song. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
If words were not so weak ý., To tell our best thohtights dean: ' TheusI might spcaks'". ?? ,:;-", And you mighthecar . If crtah wero not so ble??sk ' :: ' Our roses-might n die= r , And I might seek And find you nigh,"Ars V' You found, what sbou?i You mine, what should I need To mrike this Uilihki " - " " Earth heaven indeed ? Ca ctlySyt J Is stil iiieitiinbpyo 2. Sopl their Isal3 of S@" eon tro;ieing fromºiýerlic ildiioo p iat of their coscientio ssduty i}Rteaed? to o.Japan6se stisdentes t-tii0 terrific thunder mid lighteniiing tragedy of "Clito" the other evening, and through the 4Wliold'play,I was in .rapt admiration at the way in whiuh these Japanesb ;tgentlemen iiai ntaind tlicir most perfect;i nd invinciblei iablih. Siidli:self cdntrol as theirs'.inst com mend respect and wonder. No lurid scenes of ,Atheniantsplendor ;no jealousy, terror, or despair, not eyen murder and death, could relax a muscle of their grave and rigid faces. Nodtha word disinf teplierLormancetdld •they ei...
CHICKEN PATES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
riCHIIKIN PAT'LS. Ingredients: Ilemains of .cold roast fowls stuffing of the same, :i tablespoonfuls of milk, I oz. of butter rolled'in flour, popper and'salt; pastry. Method t: TIne some .pate tns with good pnstry, and lhake it a; very light, brovn. ?lince the cold ohlolcoen'int the bones and stuffing into a saucepan with half n pint of water, and stow this down to half the quantity, remove the bones, add thu.milk, and Ubtter and season. Stir In the chlcken, make It very hot, but do nob let it boll. Sllp the pnstry fronm tel tins, and arrange; them on a hot dish : fill with the mixtro alid set In the oven till they are sent to table, ...
How to Learn to Swim. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
.Itow to LectsV b.to Swsils. The first thing to be done is to learn to duck without minding it. Hold your.brcath and put your head under water several times whenever you bathe. You :may probably strangle a bit, at first, but the ducking will become' less and less disagreeable,until the disiniclination to go under water nearly or quite disappears. Of course the bather need not make a martyr of himself by spending his' whole time in the practice of ducking. He may splash about as much as he likes. Some acquire the necessary indifference to being under water almost at once. When it is ac quired, let the bather select a place'where the water is just deep enough for him to sit upon the bottom with head and shoulders out of water. Then let him take a full breath, distending the lungs, and placing his arms by his sides, lie down on his back on the bottom. If unsuccessful, partially expel the air from the lungs and try again. After having found out by actual experiment how easy it is to lie...
Humor. A Few Select Fables. THE CAT AND THE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
:-: . "LFe w SBeledect ?I'cab es. ' . ; THE CAT AND TrHE ;DOG. WAiarge Malteso cat was seanted upon; a backfence one Qvening, engaged in `rendcer i ing: a.'fortissimo passage from Tannhauser, wheni'he. was thus addressed by an intelli gent, watchdog in the yard below : "YWhatb (isJtid . use of making. the night hideous in this manner ? It is a poor return for all our: inaster'spkindncss. Now, though I ao not wish to appear egotistical, let me lirectyour attention to the tact that I never utter a otllitl'ti'n ightusniless' see a burglar meander- ing in this direction. Butryo--" Just then a' boot-jack which had been projected from n third-story window, hit the canine on the brow, and he immediately expired. As. for the cat at whom the missile had been nined, he uttered a merry laugh and tripped lightly? away. SMOnAL --Virtue is generally, buti noi' always, its own reward, ··!- 'f ~-a ca-wn mas i
The Rescue (A True Story.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
The RIescuc (A TriteStory.) ., Far out'ofitld leati tiftl °green- Darling. Downs lived two little"children~ Henry and Sarah-with their father and motl~er,,well toldo, people .who. worked hard to improve their fiam,?anid hbavea snug sum ready to educato~thCirchildren when they shotild be come of proper; age.- The farm contained 100 acres, with a railway cutting through the centre. The house stood at one.side-of .thefarm, so.that it was nearly across'afifty-: acre field'to the'railway line. - When Henry ,was about 5 years of age ~nd. SarahiB, they used'to enjoy playing.'on the railway line in the warm dry sand. When ever their father was at.work in the fields beyond 'the line, they woiildiak'and 'obtiji permission, after the morning train had gone down, to go and play until dinner-time. For n long time they seemed very well con tented to trudge about the yard to play until they heard the train,; afhd then;'dropping everything, would watch it out of"sight, and then start for the line.,...
HOUSEHOLD. Tasty Dishes. SOUPS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
1HOUSEIEOLD.: Tasty Dlshes. COAnno'r Sour.-Ingredients: To each quart of stock allow 12 or l18ozs. of pulped carrot, salt and cayenmie to taste. Method: loil as many carrots as required (about 4 good-sized ones to each quart) till quite tender. Then cut up the rld part and rub it through" a sieve. Weigh it.and add gravey soup or good stock in the tibove pro portions; mix it gradially,.and season with salt and a little cayenne. -Let it boil up, and serve very hot with a dish of fried bread cut into small dice.
FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
FIslI liA.L..-Ingredients : Remains of any coldboiled fish, potatoes, butter, a littli milk. Method : Break the fish to pieces with a fork, romoving every vestige of skin and bone, and shredding very Ilo. lWhen this is done, add an equal bulk of mashed potatoes, work into a stift batter, with a piece of butter aud some milk, and, if yoli wish to have them .very niuce, a beaten erg, 1,'louiir oiirsin nds; and make the mixtur"e lito balls or ovates, and fry in boiling latd or dripping to a light brown. Plainer lish cakes may be made of cod and potatoes alone, mouldod round like biscuits.
MEAT AND POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
S JIEAT AND POULTRY. RIolED - ,STrAK, No 2.- Ingredients: Steak, 2 ois,i brcadernmbs,. parsley,. a.leow sweet herbs,'a very little butter, popper; and salt to taste. M IETH[oD : Take a good rump steak, flatten it with a hatchet, and lay upon it. a roll of .sensoning made of the breadcrumbs, parsley, a few sweets herbs minced, pepper and salt, mixed with a little-butter beaten to a cream with a fork. Iloll upi the steak, bilnd itevenly with line twine, and lay it in a ple-dish.with ia cupful of boiling water, Cover with another dish, bake for .10 minutes, linstng frequently. Removo the cover and let. it brown before sending to table. Thickoe the gravy with a little browned flour, nnd serve very hot. A layer of oysters, beardd, instead of the force. meat Is a pleasant change. The twine should beo cut off before sending to table,
WOODLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
WOODLANDS. A.nox the suburban watering .places none is likely to take a higher liosi tion in public favour than lorhialloc. For marine residences this delightful locality is absolutely without a rival, in some very important respects. The country is undulating, varied and attractive, affording excellent views. The .sea-side -promeiiade is all that the most exacting and fastidious could demand. The facilities for boating, without iunning 'the. risk of sea stormsi, and being carried out on the "briny" further than you want to go, are unriuvalled within 100 miles of the mnetropolis.' First-claas bathing ac commodation exists, and the distance from Melbourne is- just .suflicienlt to make the trip pleasant without being either expensive or wearisome. Those who have an eye to business, or who wish to combine business w'itli pleasure, will no doubt wend their way to this popular resort on Mon day, the 2nd of .January, when 100 residential allotments will be sub mitted to auction in the cel...
Poetry. The Snowdrop. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
The Snow*tlvop. Sweet flower to bitter seasons como, Like tenderest human love, h\then friendship seem to loncsome livcss Like nmiagel froniabove. : TfyD pale al' silent pensivc lips SintI to this life of mino Soft psalnhns about lmy sleeping dead, With messages divine. If God has raised thy fragile form, Which last year went to s!eep, How shall he not, for rising too, ;,p :P3. Mysriowldrop.baby keep? Thy lips are wan, thy head is bent, For life around is low; And thou hest crossed tholrieie deiitb, And know'st what w?e shall know. Thy brotihers are not risen yet, And thou for them dtst yearn, And to the graves they s'eep within, Expecthnt face lost turn. SJ would I watch my sleepers bed Until comes round tie hour Whi',leli' isc'lds of the eternal year Shall wake my sleeping flower. The world is cold; let sleeplr's sleep Most soundly, sleep Despair; . For glory sleeps beneath the ground, It waiteth evertywhere. So let us libtli; abov our graves - Keep vatnch in holpemest sweet- ; An...
OUR OPEN COLUMN. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRIGHTON LEADER. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
OUR OPEN COLUMN. TO THE EDITOR OP THE BRIGHTON LEADER. SIn,-Belonging: to that not inconsider able section of the community who consider that horseraeing is not exactly the un mixed blessing as represented in some quarters, whethorf followed as a business or amusement, .I was gratified to notice in your last issue a letter calling attention to the injury and annoyance to the residents in the vicinity of Hurlingham- by tlhe numerous meetings held there,i and the alarming increase threatened next year The writer showed that there are other interests entitled to be considered in op position to these' superfluous racecourses and the miscellaneous crowd who attend, rand for whose especial benefit and amuse ment they are alone established and main_ t'ained. If Hurlingham had been an estab. lished and recognised ;course, and the present residents had built or bought property in its' ,neighborhood, thej woul have themselves to blame for any annoy ance that may. have arisen, but from the fac...
BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23. (Before Messrs, Crook and Lyons, J's.P.) DRUNKARD. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
IBRIGHtI TON POLICE COUIT. FRIDAY. DECE.MBI.R 23. (Before lMesss, Crook and Lyons, J's.P.) DlRUNKARD. Mrs. Smith, a stranger in the district, was charged by Constablel Holland with being drunk and disorderly, but as she had been locked up. for some hours she was cautioned and discharged. " PETTY LARCENY. Mark Auburn was charged by Constable tAnderson with:stealing au albumlnvalued at 25s, the' property of Mrs. Turner,: of St Kilda Street. Mrs. Turner identified the album pro. ducced in court, and said she had not author ised its removal. Defendant, who admitted the offence, was ordered to be imprisoned for fourteen (lays. D)AMAGWLS TO PROPERTY. John Brown charged with breaking a pane of glass, valued at one guinea, belong ing to Mr. Craig. The defendant admitted the offence, and complainant having stated that the damages had leen nado .good, Brown was lot off with a nominal fine of five shillings. INSULTINo IEIAVIOUR. Thos. O'Neil, a residenl of Rooding, ap peared in answer to the a...
CHURCH SERVICES TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
CHURCIH SERVICES TO MORROW. Presbyterian.- Brighton, . Rev. D.; H. lInllantyne, 11 and 7. Elsternwick.-Rev. J. Hay, i 1 and 7. Cheltenham'l, AIentoue 11, ?fordialloc 7, Rev. R. H; Fergus. Baptist Church, l 1 and 7, Rev. S. Howard Congregational.-Rev. J. Rickard, 11 and 7.. Christian Chapel, Cheltenham.- Mr. Goodacre, 7. Union Chapel, South Brighton.-Mr. Thatcher, 3; Mr. F. Weber, 7. Church of England.-Christmas Day: St. Andrews' Sermons, 11 and 7. Mordialloc-11, as usual. Cheltenham.--Rev. T. H. Rust, 11; .Mr Griffiths, 7. Mentone.--ll, Mr. Simpson. Little Brighton.-ll. 'Mr. Grifliths; 7, Rev. T. Rust. Gipsy Village.-G.45 p.m., MIr. Simpson. South Brighton.-3, Rev. A. Caffin. Dingley.- 3.30, Rev. T. H. Rust. Bald Hills.-7, Mr. Thomas. East Brighton-Mr. Looker, 11; Rev. A. Caffin, 7. Oakleigh-Rev. A. Caflin, 11; dMr. Looker, 7.
BRIGHTON ORPHHANAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
IIRIGIITON OILPIIIlANAGE. Highest Marks. - Upper 6th : James Caldwell "(Gold medal) John M'orrison, Charlotte Sayers (Gold medal) Eva Belton. Lower 6ith-Ephraim Gardiner, Alexander Michie. Upper tlh.-Annie Alexander, Edith Singer. Lower ith-Benjanmin Caldwell, Ilonaldl Cox, Nellie Alexander, -Alice HIolmes. Upper 4th.-Norwood Marshall, Percy Stockbridge, George Gardiner, Boyd Mar shall, (special), Amelia lBelton, Lydia So.lleox, Mary Baird. Lower 4th.-Artlhur Newing, Annie Hill. Upper 3rR.-CGharles Morgan, Teresa Gollins. Lower lrd. -Rupert Elliott, Cland Kinne, Mabel Wilson. Upper 2nd.-Harry Cleal, Gerty Jephcott, Isabel Wallwork. Lower 2nmd.- Harry Soillenx, May Evans. Upper lst.-James Crocket, Simon lien nett, Susie Poulter, Lizzie Sunridge. Lowe, 1st-Walter Yonens, Fred Newing, Francis Tinning, Florence Crocket. Special Prizes-Scripture: (Given by the Brighton Association for Religions Instruc tion) Upper Division, James Taylor, Intermediate Division, Edward Gafney. Junior Divis...
CRICKET. Brighton v. East Brighton. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
CRICKET. -o Brighton v. East Brighton. These local clubs met last Saturday at Brighton Beach.. The game resulted in a draw, as the Brighton did not get out till nearly t o'clock, the full scores were: BRIGHTON. Turner c Thompson b Kennedy .." 37 Beulke b Kennedy... ... ... 20 Dunn run out... ... ... ... 12 Enery b Jones ... ... ... 5 Sims run out ... .... .... 37 Desaily c Beulke b Rogers... ...... 3 Ballantyne not out ... ... ... 20 Everingham b Ryan... ... ... 3 Thompson b Ryan .. ... .. ..: 3 Clements b Ellin ... ... .. 1 Cornwall b Ellia .. ...' ... .0 Sundries... .. ... ... 3 Total ... .;. ... 10?0 East Brighton did not bat. North Brightoit v. South. Brighton. These clubs met last Saturday, on. the ground of the former (Coast C.G.) The North having won the toss elected to bat' and at call of time had lost 4 wickets for 262. A. Spedding, 182, not out ;: F. Miller, 87; J. Cochran, 24; batted well for the North. shatrlinglwanit Bi*ighto.-J inors. To be played this afternoon on the...