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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

FRO RAIL- THE .,TaA WAY STATION. . ,BAY. JANUAY d. } IVIONAY, {} UA Combine Business with pleasure and Attend the re t Land Sale 10 I .. 10 . O . : EAL L R O A D S F O R MI E D A N D M I E T A L L E D . J .. W : will be SOLD by AUCTO?N, on the above date, by GRIGG &amp; KIVBERL EY ~ o . J 1ENINS jun., &amp; Co., ON THE GROUND T THREE OOLOOK. • :j, ..RAILWAY STREET. 51 52-4 :r1 7 777 B' -~ -74, S 1 069 16 ,0... . ,:S2 . ( ..; ' • ý Pý - ý' 5 , . O TH GR?-D.:: . . .THR E .O,,,C.. `_ __ _to:f : 165 , ..... 61 AR150 WE , 7 W 9S 445 1 -15-7. o 5er T S.1591 147.6 ý .. .... .. ,·· + E "OE"*t r .7e sn. . .t . ....6 t , Ba reet,1' r 2061n ~f, O"2. 271' .., ' .[ ?50'1 1, II Mordialo L- of ýj ' . ;; S i e , of 86 ý ', .. ."Ot h p her f of ti r i r a d poua G I : ' :a te ? 6 165i°h t0?)" .... ? / :::.: ? : ·: FOT.. . R A O e wti plae A :, ý: 1 :, i! : ... .... H. ..R.AD O , Ge. era Printer,' ."Leader" O c Bay. . Stret . ' . `' - . . . .. 3 , . ! d O " ·1 " • "t .' , ,. , ,b ° . 1 , i I<...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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THE ACCEPTED MS. AND THE CHESTNUT. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

THE ACCEPTED 31S. AND THE CHESTNUT. An elderly chestnut raposed in an editor't waste paper basket, while upon the desk above lay an accepted MS. " I wonder," re. marked the latter as he glanced haughtily at the Chestnut, " that anyone had the audncitl to send you in for an examination. Why,. your whiskers were gray when America was discovered. But as for me, I am braid new, 'and when I appear, profusely illustritted, 1 amn.bound to create a big sensation.' Just then'the Editor entered, muttering, "Aftet all, this story is too long for the paper-J shall never be able to find room for it. If I only had aten.line paragraph-" Just thee his eye fell upon the Chestnut, and exclaim. ing, " The very.thing I" he seized it and sent it to the composing room, and cast the crest. fallen accepted MS. into the basket. MonAL-l'ride cometh before a fall. The inventive genius of America har run rank. A fellow .has'devised a machine which will take down a man's words as h( talks. Another has gone him ...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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THE ELEPHANT AND THE HYENA. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

T TAsl AAelephant noid: a hyena .bciigesteLie oi near each other in a menagerie, tieC forme,; 'tooleitrupon'himself to~rebukeohis.-brw -,. in captivity..-, You ought to cultivate a mDor anijable disposition," said he. .' Do youl iot oUser'eihiw agre'eble I am underall circum, stances? yTliis makes me a general fav:orite.' a That is all very well,'! replied the hye"uni . '~t fiseasy eiouigh to be agreeable wihitn yot are fed'on peanuts and candy from momning until night."' ;That has nothing to do with' it," interrupted?the.elcphanlt..,..should be pleased ai? itffiible if I received:' i morc' attentioiithan youndo. Doyoti sea this Lt i appronahinlg with al package of canily ? Ob:::: serve mny.;ffability.' .The Boy stepped to th?;i:! elephant anI offered him a chocolat.dcreat:?: drop, neglecting thn mention--'that;:it m.iUsu stuffed with Cayenne pepper. The anima accepted it gracefully, but in less .than r minute he was uttering a series of blood. curdling oaths, and otherwise conducti...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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The Story of Mr. Scroper, Architect. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

The Story of Mr. Scroper, Architect. By OCArnEc G. LEreNm. Yxs, I'll telJ you how it happened-that too, with all due respect To the memory of Scraper, late departed architect How it came that he departed so abruptlyin the train; Why it was he's been so late, too, in returnin back again. Now some folks are horn to greatness, some aobhieve it, as you've read; And some ju-tly stand and take it as it dollops on their head; Bar is this stiblimne Republic, where it's hell and help again, We all generally make it in choot with othe. men. Scroper was a fine yv; -ta, fillow, of a mon. stroue enterlrie ; Likewise really d amh:r ioo., for he was eno hound to ri-,. And he left. nm, ton', nnturn,el-nor a log hr roll..d '-in 0t. Till a' ta-t Le Ie. r n.ranct for our new treat City Hall 'Nov, of all nr mn'vt" at',ro l e-re upon this earthly stage.. The cmntrrefera hn."e ct hard:ist parts tc play, I will en·age : Spaciaily in hr in-nr'r oiti-a, ju-t between ;he ktre.d and bake. And &amp;lt;cere...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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The Question Answered. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

The Question Answered. 'Do you know whaqt time it is?" asked a pa:ertger on the elevaced road of the stranger at lh: side. '" Yes," replied the other, after glancing at bis watch. And he resumed his -paper.-Tid •.its.

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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Too Busy to Argue. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

Too Busy to Argue. CUSTOMaR (in res?nurant)-" Here, waiter, this steak is too tough to eat." Waiter-" Sorry, eah; Ise too busy to a-rgue 'bout dat steak now. If yo'- wants to *argue wit a waiter 'bout de toughness of steak yo' mus' come in when de noon' rush _m ober."-New York Time~;.

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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The Difference. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

The Difference. " Uon," grunted a toper when the bar-keeper refused to give him whisky and handed him a glass of water instead. "Ugh, ain't much difference 'tween water an' your whisky any way. "Of course not," replied the bar-keeper.' " Only fifteen cents, that's all."-Washington critio.

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Humor. Commiseration. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

ibumor. Commiseration. M•s. A.- "I was reading to.day about the dreadful slaughter of our song.birds. One case was where 75,000 were killed. Isn't it dreadful?" ' Mrs. B.-" It is, indeed. What did they kill them for I" Mrs. A.-" The papors say they were killed ,to decorate ladies' hate." Mrs. B.-" Oh I well that isn't a great -many, after all, considering how many hats there are in the world. But is it really true that the birds are becoming scarce ? I guess I'd better lay in a stock before the price goes up. It's almost Easter, you know."-Boston Trancript.

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

LOCAL ITEMiS. Next Moniday, all postal, money order and savings-bank business will in the telegraph effi cs `th;spje aT rangements'will be obs i ed as those. for Sunday. On Tuesday, 27th inst., and on the following 'Monday, 2nd January, all post-offices will be closed to the public at 10 a.m., but the first delivery will be effected by letter-carrier.. Country mails will be received and despatched as usual on those days. The suburban mails will then be despatched before noon and in the evening. IT will be in the remembrance of our readers that the Rev. D. H. Bal lantyne, who for many years was pastor of the Brighton Presbyterian Church, sent in his resignation of the pastorate on account of failing health, it is announced elsewhere that that gentleman will preach his farewell sermons to-morrow, when, doubtless, large audiences will attend. Very great annoyance was caused to the occupants of seats in the centre and 'at the rear of the large room of the Brighton Town Hal lirst Thursda...

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A Lesson in Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

A Lesson indEcotnonLU. " Hullo What kind of a thing is that you have there ?" gruffly inquired the grocer. " It is my now bonnet, if you ploase," roeplied his other half with a pout, " Your now bonnet, eh 7 It's too bad you didn't have it made of tin." " Have it made of tin! The idea." " Not a bad one, at all, my dear. For, don't you see, after it was out of fashion I could remove the trimmings, put a handle on it, and use it at the store for a sugar scoop. There's nothing like knowning how to economniso." Taking the Pledge.-" Can I sign the temperance pledge here? " asked an old vag at the Central Station the other evening. " Yes, sir," replied the Sergeant. "*Sign right there. I hope you feel better now." " It's too soon yet, but I shall in about half an hour," " So you are going to stop drinking?" " No, sir. I dli it to make the next drink taste better. After I have gone round for thirty minutes feeling that I'm bound not to touch a drop, a good square drink just tickles meo all ...

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A Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

A Pcarning. Beware of the wife who, as she kisses you good-bye;~slips a` bit?f 'imper -into your pocket, saying : '" There's a list of a few little things I'd like you to got on your way to the train. Plelse don' overlook any of them. It will tako you but a few'momeits, and I want all of them to-day. That's a dear." Jenkins has such a wife. I-He takes the little slip, says : " Yes, my dear ; I'll get theiu." lie gives himself ten minutes beforo taking the train for home, and this is the list: " Six lemons, a doz.in oranges, yard of blue ribbon, dozen shirt buttons, bottle of aconite pellets, bunch of celery, bottle of vanuilla extract, pound of almonds, pound of powdered sugar, yard of black cambric, sixpenny worth of whalebone, box of glycerine jujubes for baby's dough, card of hooks and eyes, figs, dates, yard of lace like sample, shoe-strings for Johnnio, paper of pins, bolt of blue dress braid and something for baby." Ho arrives home with two lemons and an orango, and looks unut...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

Having an Extensive Circulation throughout the Immediate and Surrounding Districts, our columns afford Unequalled Advantages fdo Advertising, and supply Tradesmen, Manufacturers, and others with the best means of giving publicity to their various, trades and callings.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

Special Advertiselments. .1APERHAN GINGS Of Every Description front 2ld per piece, suitable FOR Kitchen. Bedroom, Hall, Dining or Draw ingroom. NOTHING in the town of Brighton to surpass them AT The price they are to be obtained from MACPHERSON &amp; LAWRIE Painters and Dl)ecorator, CHURCH - STREET, MIDDLE BRIGHTON. "T A 'ARTISTIC. - SANITARY. I)URABLE. can be decorated to imitate Metal, Wood Terra-cotta or Majolica. Dado Decorations From lid. to 6s. 6d. per yard. Sanitary and other .washable wall papers. Pavitt's Gold, Silver and Prismatic Bronzes. Windsor. and Newton's Artists' Colors, Sable, Cable and Hog Hair Brushes. Opal Glass, Plain and Ornamental Glass, Tinned Paints and Painters " Materials for Sale. SMACPIIERSON &amp; LAWRIE, HousE DECORATORs, Undertake every Description of HOUSE PAINTING and DECORATING. All work executed in a first-class manner. The Address is CHUR C H-S.TREET, MIDDLE BRIGHTON. SAVE RAILWAY FARE &amp;PATRONISE VANCE AND. CO. Cash Drapers and I...

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Old and Seasoned. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

Old and Seasoned. Tno&amp;us, spell 'weather,'" said the master. " W-i.a-e.t-h-i-a.e-r, weather." "You must sit down, Thomasl you've given us the worst spell of weather we've had thib year." 'w.ardc's "Ben Hur " has sold to the ex t~u. of 80, 000 copies. Many authors would like to have " Ben Him."

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MOORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, DECEMBER 19. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

i[OORABBIN SHIRE COUJNCIL. MoNDAY, DEOEMB1ER 10.. Preseht:-C-rt. BeuCt (ProideLii), Cam-: port, Abbott, Mills, Reunisgon, Burgess, Staynor, Ward and M'Swain' : ,MINUTES. ThI e minutes of-last meeting were read and confirmed, a,d.: the secretary's out .ward correspondence read. and approved. CORRESPONDENCE. Fromu Mentonte B1.ard of Works, asking the council to assist them in the paymmtt tf ouriug f ,r water by eii.ktig Artesian Wells. A letter was ala? read from Ihe Goveirnment, agreeing io expend a tum of t 150.-After some disci~uiioon the cmnticil agreed to contlibute one half the b.lnnue ; Cr Abbott .expressing a desire to know ivhether the weit ri ling had had ils full share expended tIereon or not. He was of opini on that a balance should be at ruck, and if it was found, that? any riding- haid oae over t the i hark, they should repay that amount. later on, a niotin was Lte.d t h tti'trffet't that the Ishiresecre I tir4te the Items of exto ai Sitiref-t evrious ridings * - Fr; m s...

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GENERAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

GENERAL ITEMJS. -o TIIE will of the late Sir WVlliam M'Arthnr, ,dealing with his personal estate exclusive *of his Australian property, has been proved. 'The sum of £120,000 is divided amongst his relatives, and £15),000 is bequeathed to the W\esleyann Church, and other objects. His ,brother, .Mr. Alexander M'Arthur, and that gentleman's wife, receive £60,000 and a re sidence..- To the widow of the deceased, the sunm of £50,000 is allotted, and at her death that bequest will go to the Wesleyan CChurch. Mn. ROBIERT ICNGLIS, of Melbourne, has made arrangements for successfully floating :a company to purchase the property of the Pomborneit Preserving Company, near 'Cula.c. TeLH 11ev r. ;II Sttifss, anns eminent' iniidtL. of the Wiesleyan Gherch, died Ii is announced thiet the Inper a liaumint sill ieet in the month of ebriily net. Lordl C irus, who it will be remnembered was some time ago sued by Miss Nellie Fortosque for .. breach of promise of marri. age, was on Monday last married t...

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AN ILL WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

Ar ILL WIND. In the year 186G I was making my tempor ary;abode in one of the English colonies at the Antipodes; and I had been at (at the time of this story) living for several months in a small town situated about a hundred miles from the seat of the war which was then waging between England and rebel lious natives. One morning, on coming down to break fast, I found pn the table a letter from my fridnd, Tom Graves, which read as follows: "DEARn J.-Major Parsifal has turned up here again, on his way to pay off the troops it ----. We are going to get up a game this evening at:the Ilue Lion. Be- sure to make no otherengagenmnt. The Major owes us i revenge from last time, and we mean to get it. e" Yours, ToM. "P.S.-Besides you and me and Parsifal, there will be only Dick Lord, Fred Sturgis, and old Mullens." I was barely one-and-twenty years old at this epoch, and my views about things in general were rather different from what they are now. I wanted to see everything that was to be se...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader And District Record
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SCHOOL ANNIVESSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

SCIHOOL ANNiVESSARY. -o The anniversary services of the Primitive Methodist Sunday-school, Wilson. street, Brighton, were held last Sunday and Tuesday and termi nated very successfully. The preacher on the Sunday was the Rev. W. Abley, of Kilmore,. who delivered1 two very appropriate sermons morn ing and eveuing, and addressed the scholars in the afternoon. The at tendarice at each service notwith standing the inclemency of the wea ther was veiry good. On Tuesday evening an excellent tea was provided by the teachers and their friends ably presided over by Mesdames Edwards and Landers, and Misses Grundy, Livock, Monkhouse, and Hueldard. At the public meeting held after tea the scholars of the school, assisted by several friends from other parts of the circuit gave some choice, dia logues and recitations.: At each ser -iceseleoted hymns-from -t ,e Primi tive Methodist Sunday-school, Union Hymn Book were sung by the child ren, Mr. Clarke presiding at the organ-in the absence of Mrs. He...

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BRIGHTON STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

?BRIGHTON STATE SCHOOL. --o- The annual speech day and concert in connection with the above, took place in the Town Hall last Thursday, when; not withstanding the very inclement weather, the hall was packed by the parents and friends of the children. . Mr. Webb apologised for the absence of the: Hon. T.: Bent, who was' unavoidably absen?t but said: this wouldin' some meesure "Short' addresses, appropriate to the occ tsion, -were.: giveq by the Rev. S. Taylor and 1)r. W.ilson, both of whom highly complimented Mr Webb and his assistants on the efficient manner "in which the s .ho i had been conducted during the past year. ' The children numbering about 150 ranged on the platform were then introduced, and" in i very c:reditable manner went through the lierf.rmances of the. evening. Miss .Iazard played the accompanimecnts and the singing master, Mr. Matthews, wielded the baton and acted as conductor. Previous to introducing his pupils Mr. Matthews said he desired to make it known that t...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887

'Banks. "Commercial Bank of Australiai (Limited) Anthorised Capital ... . ... . 3,000,000 Subscribed Capital .... 2,500000 Paid Up . 1,000,000 . Besiveo Fund ... ... ... 70,000 HEAD OFFIcE-30 COLLINS' ST. W., * " . MELBOURNE. . , London Office-Bishopsgase, St. Within, corner of Leadenhall-street, E.C. BRIGHTON BRANO H *Corner Bay &amp; Cochrane Streets. Interest allowed on FIXE D DEPOSITS S highest current rates. '. * ·..-)AEF-TS -6fi.tLndon office, branches and, ' agencies of tholie n *iAet.iqwest. hiiis P Di tutll '.- . n .i l . I . . . - .i . 'd . ENGLISH. SCOTTISH AUSTRALIArN CHAURTERED S-A N- K. (Incorporalcdby lip;n- Ciarter 1852) 'Pai; i I 'apit.1, Ii0h I.owh to. iiierenseto l.i ,'.C ,(00... .. .t ,00 .Reserve Liabilityof Shareholders £X720,000 Reserve fund . ... 220,000 - Elsteruwick Branch: G L EN HUN T L Y RO AD, (Ncar.ltailway Station.) Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Highest Rates.) Drafts issued on the London office Branicles and agenats ofthe Bank at Citrrent...

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