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Traveller. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
Cravelie. 2.Tran~ ylvania' Marriage Customs - hentheuyounugcouple go to church.thuday. 'after thle wedding, they are met at the church door by a group of masked figures who sur round them, singing and-hooting, and play fully endeavor to separate the young matron 'froin hler husband. 'If they succeed in so doing, then he must win her back in a hand to hand fight with his adversaries, or else he Smust give a piece of money as a ransom. In general it is considered a bad omen for the married life of the young couple if the wife be` separated from her husband on this ocension; therefore, it is customary for the young husband to take his stand close by the church door while his wife is praying within and then be ready to catch her as soon as she steps outside. For greater precaution, the man often holds her around the waist with both hands during the dance which im mediately takes place before the church, and ot which they assist merely as spectators, taking no active part, as it is not c...
Sketcher. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
The' Importanr' eromonafo ?Aeter a. lpnx perinee~ (satd thnministelr)L .havedew odHedth-li6 tfhiie te -rsddiug 'iday'rthleAdams" ,an d;ite lil; st'aliktanfil one method of! ritntent fserreh.for both rich and poor. The ;bride.is .invariably.?nervous when tho. tififehfrrifeTforth"nCfe?-f-siguing and formality. The most :phlegmatie wvoman I haveever-seen trembleswhcn__ohat :I call "making the declaration" is commenced. "Now, Miss Smith,'.I begin, a what is your fathter eriaumt 2'L Z She ' .Z alh o i sas=,_ _!' _Mr, Smith."li'o`wa mei'odnt f ev6 ry ten tliink initials unnecessary":,\When?"I ask her the mother's nameaisli' generally- sheds a tear. I am at a loss to know why. The mere men tion of a fniother's name is iiot particularly patlieti 'tlioghpug erliaps it minghtbe on the eve of marriage:' Lalways erack a little joke when I nsk thei bride ho age. "how old are you, Miss.Smith 1' Isajy; tI know you think it'ver; riudhdf mebto'dsk, but-you needn't be afraid of your ministeri;your do...
MICKEY FINN'S RIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
SM7IIOI EY. FINN'S 1UIDEL. The warm south wind had coaxed Tinds- I ley's woods into putting on their new spring c I suit. Broin'robins tripped briskly through s the springing green places in Stumpy Field. t Mickey Finn's tame cowsat on the fence and 6 kept a watch ul eye on the circling hawk, who had felonious designs on Mrs. Doolan's r bantams. A venturesome frog came out c of the mud on the margin of Brown's pond and tried to sing a solo; surprised at the dismal croak that came from his throat, t he concluded that he was not fitted for solo singing, and went back into the mud to wait until the chorus began work in i June. Mickey Finn had grown rapidly during the-winter.. He was broader shouldered and I deeper chested, and he began to put away t childislitlhings. A preception of the con- i ventions of society was beginning to dawn I on him.. He began to ask himself whether L there was any virtue in a paper collar. But i then there would be too manifest an inconu. gruity between a p...
THE WALLED-IN ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
TILE WALLED-I ROOM.1 I opened my eyes and looked around me. A man was leaning over my bed; near the man - stood a woman with a bonnet with great white wings on the sides, holding in her hand a moist compress. The room was plain and neat. with clean white walls. On a table, covered.' with a great napkili;of yellow linen, I noted a number of strange objects-rows of little vials, find a brownn.earthen' jar filled1 with bits of ice. .Througli-thsmuslin curtains; which bellied out from the window in the balmy air, I could see a patch of blue sky and the tops of. green trees bending lightly in the breeze. Where was I? It seemed 'like a e1 ,?1rain thECITh? a6d;hm-y ifeadt felt empty, my, limbs aehed, and I could not think. - The man gently lifted my head, and gave me a few 'drops of some liquid, which I swallowed with avidity. " Well, Mr. Furhiss," said he, "how, do youn feel ?" "Eh, what 2" I eried. " Where am I?,'" " You are in my. house my dear sir, and we shall take good care of yon. N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
. ...... .. -- --- 2~r -:, :'c?'-,?."'', Sp Si- I' BRIGHTON FREE LIBRARY. UPEN TO THE PUBLIC DAILY FROM 3 to 5 and from 7 to 10 p.m. MlESlBERSBIP.-Any personfan be come a Member upon payment of an annual fee of Twenty Shillings. or a quarterly fee of Five Shillings (in either case in advance) or can become an Asso ciate upon the like payment in advance of an Annual Fee of Ten Shillings, or a quarterly fee of Three Shillings. PRIVILEGES.-Each member is en titled to take two volumes at one time from the circulating portion of the library for home perusal, and each associate to take one volume at one time for the like purpose. THE READING ROOM1 is supplied with the newspapers and magazines of the day, and with chess, draughts and back gammon boards. THE MEMBERS' ROO3 for conversa tion and smoking, is reserved for members only. THE LADIES' ROOMI is supplied w'th suitable newspapers and periodicals and writing materials for ladies' use only. A HALL and other RIOOMS are avail able for hir...
MOORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY OCTOBER 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
..MOORABBIN- SHIRE COUNCIL. M: IONDAYOCTOBER 31. ? :;Presnt:-Crs. Bent- (president) lurgessc Comport, ,PSwain S tinls,Innisot, Starnor gpirks and Ward, The minutes: of.last meeting wer crc ad -ad ofrie nd tihe secretary's outard -correpondence approved of. . ' :: ?',CO ES'PONDiENCE. Fromhe Port Melbourne Town Clerk, -ntima~t ng-that the date of the Conference re link overdraftswastixed for 12th ov.- eIecivecd. ' From the Caalfield Shire Secretary reques ting the council to send delegates to n con _foreince on the nightsoil question, on the 14th Noveriber.--leceived, and referred to previouis representatives. IFrom the Creswick Town Clerk directing -the council's attention to the matter of.free m-aiiwa passes to cx-members of Parliament. h.:-t-ieceivd. SFrom iR. O'Neil withi reference to the `cha"ge of -name of road to the reserve near is: property.-Left isi the hands 6of the, .eug neer to enquire iuto. iroumtie"he ihire; f. Caulfielh? asking the council to join tihei in repairs to t...
BRIGHTON FREE LIBRARY COMMITTEE. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
BRIdGHTON FREE LIBRARYt .CO)MIITTEE. VED NESDAY, NOVEMnilER 2. . .1 Presenti-Messrs Webb (piesident), Wilson, Reid, Le Mare, Iurrows, Stamp, a Darvell," M5'Kenzie, 'PIaylcr, and Dro. a Simons and \vi:-on. i -IUIUTP?.. ThO: minutes of last meeting. wrre read and conitirmed. - - f COItIIESPONSDEN CE. From F. Hutghe, tendering his resigns tion as treasitrcr, ..wing to his business engagements he could not devote the necesary timie. to the diuties.-It was decided to r. quest MIr .-Ilghes to hold oflice for a wetk or two, pending the annual election of oflicere. From F. Wright, hitoi.: sec. Presby ,teriatt Li ery society, enclosing, a cheque for £2 2s., being the amount of refund by Brighton town council for use' of town [ hall at a recent - concert ii aid -of libriaty fund.--Received. and acknowlledged. with Jubilee fiiridi eS6citimel, -fo rwarding chdque for £3 ,4s Gd. together iWith a list of aitnunts collected '.nd. contributed. He" also stated thit a i eelting :of the comitnittee sw...
OAKLEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3. Present Crs. Wilkes (president) Armstrong Lavidge, Leonard, Taylor, Thompson Wilson and Willis. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
:IOAKLEIGII SIIIRE COU?NCIL. TnURsDAY NOVEMBER i. Present Crs. Wilkes (president) Armstrong, -La?idge, - Leonard, Taylor, Thompson - Wilson and Willis. coLrE5IrosXDmtCE. Froim the Port olbourne town clerk. informinmg the council that the. co,ference' on the bank overdrafts would meet on the 12th of November.--Received. From the Cnulfield Council,.inviting Oak leigh to send two delegates to a conference on the nightsoil question, to be held on the 14th Novembcer.-l'rcsident and Cr Leonard appointed. From Constable Gray, informing the coun cil that the Salvation Army created a great nuisance to the inhabitants by parading the streets with banners and flags, and also made a great noise with their band and drum. lie suggested the desirability of the council framing a bye-law to regulate these processions, as also to pre vent the congregating of yonths about the paths and street corners. Cr Taylor said the Army we re a great an noyance to the town, what with the noise and banners flying,...
CHELTENHAM POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2. (Before Messrs. Attenborough, Brown Keys, Ruse and Ward. J's P.) WANDERING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 5 November 1887
CHELTENEA. POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2. (Before Messrs. Attenborough, :Brown' Ke s, Ruse arid Ward. Js P.) WANDERING CATTLE. Constable Cowan charged H. Hunter, W Bruton, and W. M'3Mahon with allow ing their horses to wander on the pnblie streets- Fined 2s 61 each with 2s Gd costs F. Harridon for allowing 12 cws to stray was fined 10s, with 2s Gd costs. C. Organ for allowing' one :horse to stray. was fined 2" G63, with 10s 'costs he having, put the .police- to :extra cost thioigh- having his casesadjourned -from. last court. - Truant Inspector Ireland piro eeded against',-eig-,ht "'parents' and; guardfias or a breach of ithe EBicationr Act andfines were idflicted.: MENTON'n leISERiY. Mrs. Owens sued R. Cuaniinin for the sum of £1 Gs d for goods supplied. De fendant admitted the debt, but"said h was in '" MeututnelSisery,"he ha ing been at work for some time without having're ceived min,-re than. £3. wages? He. was quite willing to paI bi ash a he was a. to a false misery," li...
CRICKET. Brighton v. Richmond Ramblers. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
CRICKET. Brighton v. Richmond Ramblers. A two days' match between these clubs will be commenced this afternoon, at Brighton Beach, 4t2.30. Team--Ballan tyne, Beulke, loxsahs", Drum, Enery, -Everingham, Lucas, Mounritz, Sims, Spear and Thompson. Brighten v. Sf. Kilda. The second elevens will meet at the Drillroom at 2.45. Team-A. Aylwin, Cochrane, Cornwall, Farries, Grout, Lawrence, Leonard, O'Shea, Ruddle, Sullivan and Webb. -Brighton v. East Brighton -'ad. This match will be played in Allee's paddock. The following will represent the team--Crooke;s Crowther, Clarke, Aylwin, Friend, Msatin; M'Leod, Small, Smith, Rowe. Winbourne and Leonard.:
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
J mKIN-Sp r A , EE e, &a 'Etat Aga9ts ay R t,.IBright, Raying Frontages ..................... ......................... . .............................................-......... .............. ........ . . 20 M..agnificdl t :Durrantt. NORTH BRIGHTON. Yilla Sites, Hector St. T; 1 I'l A V f On the Ground. Coimg high position, with And being within Five Minutes IJ') W J & 1 At Three o'clock. perfect drainage, andi h.l ! ;Walk of the North Brighton T frontages to Durrant, William Railway Station. and Hector Streets, and beinu g TO SPECULATORS, CLERKS, CONTRACTORS AND OTHERS. oth Brinh Inute wal So D i....... ....................... . tio, an i close proxi ty to S bBliss&Lemme the residences of R. Speght, 1Have been favored with instructions Subdivision 01Esq.; W. Frg Ada uson, E sq.: an I ot. .-ic in conjunction with so Esq.andothers i 1i,, rom the Owner, to Scll by ePublic '..".B Aucion, n '. ..ccan d12m nth, t p. r - . 77...12 SATURDAY, NOV. 12 .i.. CASH; Balan...
CHELTENHAM MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
CHELTENIIAM MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. THE usual- monthly meeting of the Cheltenham Mechanics' Institute and Free Library was held on Wednesday "peaine;2nd illsts, ;-peeingzpresent_-s Messra. M'Qeieen (President), Chandler, Judd, Griffiths and Irvine. MINUTES. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed.. CORRESPONDENCE. From W. Michie, enclosing plans, .&c.. for the tProposed hew halL-Moved by Mr. Irvine, seconded by Mr: Grifflths, that the plans as submitted be accepted. Carried. - From H .Wll niiresigning is positon as a trustee. eceaived. From M. Mnll ens, enclosing a catal loguie of honks eais also" fromthe ::Govern: R ?^ EPORT. The saecretar ren rted that Mr. Chanid a:--: quater and sgoested thatnit e wcon tinned after that time.: STITTE OF; LAND.- ` Mr. Juadd moved, and Mr. Griffiths seconded that a depiitation consisting of Mesrse Chan dler, Irvine arnd the secre tary .wait upon the lMinister of Lands concerningn a title for the land, as also that the same deputat...
Poetry. Very Like a Wail. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
1Poetu. VeyIi Lde a WYc,. ad?i?:. r" I miss thee nwhen tlhe nIeveinshaes Creep slowly o'er the delil; ., I miss thee whenithe daylight f.des,. + . fHow much I ne'er.can tell. I feel that something from my life ; IIns gone, forevd led,' ' i fe f With bitterness my heart is rife? Although so clear my head.-': At night I dream thou art with.me,,.t h I wlake to find thee gone, Thine absence is a truth I see' When first arrives the dawn. To woo thee back I vainly try' '):With ev'ry charm that's known, u. t still thou dost wiith coldness fl And leave me to bemoan., Will nothing woo thee back again Where once thou held thy sway? iAm I to be the scorn of men For that thoui sayst me nay? SWell, then so let it be, if this Is tribualtion's share, And none shall see how much Imiss My dear departed hair.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
Having an Extensive Circulation throughout the Immediate and Surrounding Districts, our columns afford Unequalled Advantages for Advertising, and supply Tradesmen, Manufacturers, and others with the best means of giving, publicity to their various, trades and callings. For the first time probably in the his. tory of the peerage four living peeresses enjoythe same rank and title. First among tlie Marchionesses of Ailsbury is, of course, the evergreen Maria "LadyA.," a Tolleo mache, who married the first marquis in the early days of the reign of William IV. Next comes Marchioness Mary Caroline, a Herbert, who married the second marquis in 1837, and then Marchioness Louisa Elizabeth, a Beres. fnld, who married the third marquis in 1834. Finally, we have Marchioness Dorothy nee Tes'er (late of the refreshment depart ment of the Theatre Royal, Brighton, and more recently of the chorus at the Empire and elsewhere), who now shares with the above.-named illustrious ladies the honor of belon...
BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. Friday, November 11. (Before Mr. Alley, P.M., and T. Bent, Esq., J.P.) INEBRIATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. Friday, November 11. (Before Mr. Alley, P.M., and T. Bent, Eaq., J.P.) INEBRIATES. W. Mitchell, on remand from last week, war, on the application of the police, further remanded for a week, and a man namcd Brown, who had been in the lockup since the previous day, charged with being drunk and disorderly, was cautioned and discharged. SPILLING NIOGHTaIL. Mary A. Keating, on the above charge, was remanded for a week, ahehaving been sent to gaol for 7 days fora similar of fence by the St. Kilda bench. DEBT CASE. A verdict for £3 10 6Sd, with costs, was given in the cae of Newman v. Wilson; and thecntert roe:
The Leader. JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1887. NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1887. NOTES AND COMMENTS. WE are pleased to see that our old friend Mr. David Abbott is back again after a 14,000 miles ramble cafe and sound. He has arrived, too, at a critical juncture, and is now, in response to an influentially signed requisition, in the field as a candidate for a seat in the Moorabbin Council for the West Riding. Mr. Abbott's fitness for the position is unquestionable and will no doubt be duly recognised by the ratepayers. He, like Mr. C. H. Hearle, is a staunch opponent of the "going concern" busines*. It seems a pity that a triangular duel should be fought at a time when the contest should be narrowed sharply down to two sides. A victory for Mr Vail under the cir cumstances would be destitute of all public significance unless he polled more than both his opponents together. T?ErE has been a very rapid increase in the goods traffic at the North Brighton station, and there seems no signs of abate ment. - But the accommodat...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
LOCAL ITEMS. OwL'do to rush of advertisements our leading article (on the " Going Concern '.) and several letters unavoidably held over. TaE Gold Challenge Cup for pansies at the Melbourne Horticultural Society's Show held last week, was won by Mr E. M. Cairnes, of East Brighton, who has previously won various prizes in this class. A FLOWER rEvICE, in connection with the South Brighton Church of England, was held last Sunday afternoon in the Shire Hall, Mr. Griffithsofficiating. The preacher chose for his text " Con sider the lillies of the field," and delivered therefrom an appropriate address. There was a very good attendance notwith standing the inclement weather, and in addition to the borisetas-of, flowee brought into the building by the con gregation, the ball was tastefully decor. ated with flowers and evergreens. NEXT Thursday at noon Messrs C. J. and T. Ham will sell on the premises, " Rose Villa," Carpenter-street, near the Middle Brighton station, a six-roomed brick and w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 12 November 1887
Auction. =T:: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24. t the Rooms, at Twelve O'Clock. PICNIC POINT. GOOD SUBDIVISION BLOCKS, - onvenient to NEW PICNIC POINT STATION. ( J. and T. HAM (in conjunction with . Robert Walker and Co.) are in structed to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION,. as above, A GRAND PIECE OF LAND, IIHaving frontages to Highett and Daly roads and David-street, and com . prising 27 ACRES of first-class subdivisional land, Also, Land containing FIVE ACRES, fronting David-street and Daly-road, and abutting on Crisp-street. .he auctioneers have no hesitation in recommending these fine blocks to the favourable notice of speculators, syndicates and others, as this land is elevated, comrn manridingo A FINE BAY PANIORAMA, .and is within a few minutes' w?dalkf.Of'#i of the Hampten-road railway station:i ? = Plans in preparation. THURSDAY', .NGrEMBER .17. At Roomsin At -: :. aTwelve 0o'Clock ::::: ROSE VILLA. CARPENTER STREET, . joitning Station, -MIDDLE BRIGBTOS. t=Land,'47ft to-Carpenter stireet; Middl...