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SHORT STORY SIR SIMON'S COURTSHIP. III.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
-4> SIB SIMON'S COURTSHIP. TTT-(Continued.) . -Mr. Komp, whose face waa as red ai Beine Marie Henriette, came to me and, Sifcy me !-aßked me to go with him and riend to the library to look at some f ui old books ! I had to go too. Dr. Gram] oalled me 4 a fine girl' when he went a wa I do believe I could be Frau Grumper ii wanted J Or perhaps it WBB the wine tl put him in such good humour, and made h squeeze my hand so hard I Then I went in my brougham, with a footman to let i out. I wasn't sure whether I ought to hfl given them something for making them coi out so late, but oi course I hadn't anythi; With me, and so I didn't. Should the foe man have had it, or tho coachman ? So, Ju, you see how what might ha beeH such a pleasant little outing w spoiled. I am afraid I must be a very b Ífirl, and that this was a kind of punishme or me. Oh, how I do wiBh I was riol and had a beautiful place, and pictures ai oarriages, and hadn't to wear a dress till got so threadbare you could see t...
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
She : ' They tell me, Professor, that you have mastered all the modern tongues.*" He : * All but two-my wife's and her mother's !' ADVIOK BY A BANKRUPT.-What to do with your oreditors-Do them. Snagsby : * Tootles is cursing the big fire.",' Guppy: . Wasn't he fully insured?* Snagsby : 1 Tes ; but the brigade arrived too soon.' A committee is considering the advisability of abolishing grog in the Russian Navy. But as a rule the sailors who are willing to give up their rum are very fond of port. A newspaper paragraph says that in Dub- lin there is a collie dog whioh plays footbalL with great intelligence But, then, being a dog, of course he doesn't know any better than to play it that way. Servant (applying for plaoe) : ' And I shall, want ali day Sunday off, mum.' Mistress:. * All day Sunday ! Whatever do you meanP*' Servant : . Well, you see, mum, I go oyoiingr on Sundays with my youngman.' ' I thought of studying medioine, but I. finally decided on law.' 4 Why ?' * I thought there ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
THE ROYAL ROAD TO. SAFE AND EASY TEETHING v . . Is the prompt use pf , Ashton and:'iPár!¿bn'st MATRIOARIA . \ ¡Íhojusands of . Mothers'can testify ito this' and their 'woVde are endorsed by Clergymen^ Missionaries,! Doctors, Kurses and Dealers from all parts of the World. SUPPLIED BY ROYAL COMMANDS To members of the BRITISH and' FOREIÖNT 1 ROYAL FAMILIES. They cool the gums, comfort the child, produce a natural calm refreshing sleep; and render teething quite easy. ' Guaranteed Perfectly Harmless. SLEEPLESS NIGHTS PREVENTED. We never get á restless night. Hoyltthd Common, near Barnsley, ' January 2nd, 1890. Messrs. Ashton & Parsons, London. Please let me have another large box of Infants' Powders. Could you let me.have them to sell ? I have let several people have some,'and 1,think we. could, sell a good many. I believe they haye been ii great benefit to my baby ; wo never get a restless night with her, and she is cutting teeth. Yours truly, (MU.)' A. SEELEY." The doctor fai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
*hé Psalm of Life. Tell me not in mournful numbers Advertising does not pay ; For the man'» non compos mentis Who would such absurd things say. Life is roal! Lifo is earnest ! And the man who hopos to rise To Bucoess in any calling Mnst expect to advertise. In the world's broad field of battle, In the conflict of real life, Advertising is the secret Of achievement in the strif e. Lives, o£ rich men. allireraind us We can make our own sublime, And by liberal advertising To thc highest summit climb. THE Liv erp o ol Merci ld rith which is incorporated the. "Liverpool Times'* and " Liverpool Meroury), Published Every Saturday Morning, Ils one of tbo BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM out of Sydney, as t has a [Large and Steadily Increasing Circulation throughout the whole of the District, including Canley Vale, St. John's Park, Cabramatta. Hoxton Park, Glenfield, Bringelly, Ingleburn, Minto, Moorbank, Bonnyrigg, and the town of Liverpool. -o Ç It.contains.the, JJ A TES T k E W S: Í right up to (h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
Impurities of the Blood« Until these purifying Pills have had a fair trial, let no one fee longer oppressed willi the notion that his malady i.» in- curable. A iew'do.ies will remove all disordered actions, rouse thi torpid liver, relieve the obstructed kiclMys, cleanse impure blood, and confer on every function healthful vigour. They work a thomtçh purification throughout the whole system, without disordering the natural action of any organ. Indigestion, Bilious Complaints, and Sick Headache No organ in the human body is so Kable to disorder a&lt; the liver. Remember that when nausea, flatulency, or acidity on the stomach warn us that digestion is not proceeding properly, Holloway's Pills give strength to everv organ, speedily remove all causa» of indigestion, inspissated bile, and sick headache, and effect a permanent cure. Weakness and Debility. In eas«« of debility, languor, and nervousness, generated by excès* ef any kind, whether mental or phy.sical, the «neets of thes...
A MEDICAL POET. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
A MEDTOAIi POET. Samuel Garth oame of a good Yorkshire family, and af ter pawing through Cambridge university beoame a dootor of Medicine Tn 1601. Just previously the College of Physicians had published an ediot requiring ali the fellows, candidates, and licentiates to give gratuitous advice to the neighbouring poor. The Oily aldermen raised the ques- tion to whom the appellation of the poor should be extended, and the college decided to accept a testimonial from tho clergyman officiating in tho parish -where the patient resided. After a few years' experience the physicians-found their charity frustrated by tho high prices charged for physio. They, therefore, deoided to set apart a room of their own for the preparation uf medicino. Not to bn baulked of their gainB the apothecaries waged a persistent, battle, and were assisted hy some of the meaner.spirited physicians. Daring tho timo that public feeling was excited Garth produoed his poem of ' The Dispen- sary.' Dr. Johnson says of ...
A CORNSTALK IN BRITAIN AND WHAT HE SAW THERE. [Owing to an error in the numbering of the manuscript of the above, we have to request our readers to continue this contribution from the words "all-transforming agency" in our last issue, which will rectify the mistake.—ED.] [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
A CORNSTALK IN BRITAIN AND WHAT HE SAW THERE. V ,' [BY W. T. O.] [Owing to an error in the numbering of the manuscript of the above, we have to request our readers to continue this contribution from the words " all-transforming agency'' in our last issue, which will rectify the mistake.-ED.] .Late at night found me knocking at the door of a farm-house near Faversham in Kent-the county of my father and grand- father, where I had vowed to eat my Christ- mas dinner. "Can you give a traveller board and lodging for a week 1" I asked of a rosy,. elderly dame who opened the door. After running the light of a candle all over me, she said "No, sir." "Look here," I persisted, " I am from Australia, my father was reared hereabouts and Í want to make some enquiries within the next few days about my relatives." She now asked me into a large living room, and, bidding me take a seat, she went in search of her hus- band. Well, to be brief: "The gentleman from furrin parts" became a " paying guest,"...
The Liverpool Herald, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1898. LOCAL AND GENERAL. MR. J. H. Marsden, solicitor, has estab- lished an office in town, adjoining Mrs. Hat- ton's boot and shoe warehouse, where he may- be consulted any evening between the hours of 6.30 and 8 o'clock. CONSTABLE Harrison has succeeded Cons- table Boyd, who was recently transferred to Parramatta. THE Rev. D. W. Macfie's many friends will be pleased to learn that his condition has slightly improved during the past week. During the rev. gentleman's illness the pul- pit of the Presbyterian Church will be filled by metropolitan clergymen. " SAM the Jew," a well-known dealer, while on one of his periodical visits to the town on Tuesday last, created a mild sensa- tion by driving, up and down Macquarie street at a furious rate. His caper, however, was brought to an abrupt termination by Constable McLean, who took charge of the horse, cart and contents and lodged the delinquent in the lock-up. He was brought before t...
LIFE IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
LIFE IN LONDON. At Whitechapel oounty oourt, on Tuesday, before' Judge Baoon, Michael Sarro wi tz appeared ou a judgment summons at the in- stance of a money-lender named Montzen dorff Defendant : I cannot pay. I am one unhappy, sorrowful man. I have been ont of work einoe 1896. I have earned nothing. Judge Baoon : How do you live ? Defendant : Ob, that is a big puzzle (laughter). My missus works when she is well, but now she ia ill for two months. I am very unhappy. Judtje Baoon : What ramily have you P Defeudant : Five ohildren, one orippled sister. You see we are very unhappy and sorrowful-(laughter) -and tho missus she hus done no work for three months. Judge Baoon : I thought you said two. Defendant: What? Oh, that ÍB a mis- take. It is more sorrow (laughter). For the last four months abe has been ill (laughter). Judge -Bacon : It waa only two just now (laughter). How have you lived P Defendant : My landlord knows I am unhappy (laughter). I have lodgers. My rent is 15s. The lod...
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE LIVERPOOL ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE LIVERPOOL ASYLUM. ON Monday evening last, a number of the inmates of the Asylum, assisted by Misses Brooke, Rowe and Stanley, Mr. C. Rowe and Master Brooke, gave an entertainment at the above institution. The large dining-hall, in which a neat temporary stage, with attractive scenery, was erected, was used for the occasion. Mr. Lake presided and there was a large and thoroughly appreciative audience, including a few of the townspeople. The programme, which comprised vocal and instrumental items, opened with an overture by Messrs. Wilson (piano) and Pigott (violin), which was well executed. Mr. Jackson fol- lowed with " Paradise Alley," which he sang very nicely. Mr. Semple's voice was heard to advant- age in " Beautiful isle of the sea," while Mr. Ingram's comic song, " Brickfield Hill" was well received. The duet, " Larboard Watch," by Messrs. Rowe and Scotland, was nicely rendered, and Miss Brooke's admirable rendition of the song, " Tell her I love her so," w...
SKETCHER. CAN YOU DO THESE TRICKS? [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 12 March 1898
:-.OAN YOU DO THESE TRICKS? ~ rOf course,' said the performing sword swallower, ' it would be absolutely impos- sible- for tho ordinary individual to swallow things as I dp. The real secret lies in a peculiarly-shaped throat; but apart from that, I hw ve had to train iny«elf carefully, as you mny imagine. * At first, I swallowed small objects fast- ened to pieces of cord which I could pull up fairly easilj . Thia I followed by swallow- ing wooden paper-V uives, and finally, when Ifounrt I could do that with comparative ease, I tried swallowing dull-edged swords. Now, however, I can swallow not only ono Bword with sharp edges, but soverai at the same time ; and one of my feats, as you may have seen, is to swallow a small electric lamp, «nd switch on the current whilst it ia inside my stomach. " ' Once, however, I injured myself inter- nally, and thought 1 should have to give up my profession. Then I tried fire eaÜtt*» , but I found that that needed an entirely different system of tra...
NATURALIST. DECOY FOR HUNTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
-9 DECOY FOR HUNTERS. As deceptive- and dangerous as the pro- verbial wolf in aheep's clothing is a patent cow just brought out by an inventive genius. Tho devioe presents tho perfect outward semblance of a most peaceable and amiable cow, but the fore lega and tho hind legs are in fact the logs of two mon. These men are armed with guns, and have a splendid supply of ammunition. 'Ibo device has a flexible outer shell of canvas or other suitable material, deooiated externally to represent the animal ia imita- tion of which the decoy is constructed, and the said sholl is adapted to bo supported or held in a distended position through the medium of a collapsible metal framework, whioh allows the oovoring and framework of the decoy to bo folded into a small space for transportation. In the sides of the frames at suitable points are windows or openings, proteoted by outward swinging flap blinds, and through these windows the sportsman in tho rear may disohurgo Li« fowling-piece . when the...
SCIENCE. STAGE DEATHS ARE WRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
-v STAGE DEATHS ARE WRONG. j With the majority of wounded men, the bullet merely passes straight through the part struok, leaving a tiny blueish-black hole at eaoh end, resembling a magnified leeoh bite wound of about three days* standing. In moat cases it is impossible to tell by the appearance of the wound, whioh is the. hole of entry and whioh is that of exit ; the patient himself oan rarely say, and it is only by ascertaining his position when struok that this can bo determined. Nevertheless, nearly every wounded man, howpver slight the wound, excepting perhaps grazes and hand wounds, is knocked over when struok. When hit, the victim experiences the sensa- tion of a sudden heavy blow. If wounded in the head, trunk, or lower limbs, he does not fall forward as one sees on the stage, but collapses and sinks to the ground, turns pale, sweats, and often vomits. All this may be due to the mental shook, or to the consciousness that he has at last suooumbed.
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
...«*-.- - Denmark, -which produoea an immense quantity of butter, has an alio wan oe of one , cow for every two inhabitants. - Before "French prunos are ready for market they are subjected to three, and sometimes four, distinct cookings. The natives of Tibet salute their superiors by 'taking off their hats and thrusting out tteir tongues three times. Tho Cameroon negroes use an elaborate system of drum*signalling, by means of whioh long messages are sent from village to village. The salmon leaves the sea and enters fresh water in order to breed, while the eel leaves fresh water and enters the sea for the same oause. - The record of the largest number of notes struck by a musician in twelve hours is said to have been made by Paderewski, with 1,000,300 notes. A mountain'climbing oat has taken its station on one of the Swiss mountains, and goes up 3,200 yards with tourists, to share their lunoh at the top. It is computed that all the houses in Lon- don and New York could be built out ...
LADIES' COLUMN. ENGLISH LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
' J : - lÁBDS' JOOLinDi. : ' , ENGLISH LETTER. Both muslin and oambziu are fashioned into the most charming of all possible gowns* Cambric is an ideal enmmer fabrio, and it makes up admirably -with the lace and embroidery which can be bought every «vhore, and the cost of -which is not necessarily great. Quito plain zephyrs and self coloured lawns look better, I think, than patterr.t d goods do, combined with ribbons and embroidery. This opinion may not be shared by some of my readers. There are, however, any number of lovely priuted lawns for those who are partial to coloured designs. JFor example, there is a delicate dull green cambric, patterned allover with stiff-looking little bouquets of white flowers ; this gown might be trimmed handsomely with grass lawn and white and green ribbon. I cannot* say how the fashionable Kreons will resist the onslaught of the laundrymaid, but there is no doubt that the colour is restful to the eye and charming as restful. It gives a senpo of cooln...
SKETCHER. THE ART OF 'MAKING UP.' I. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
~~~ BKETfiSKB. THE ART OF ' MAKING UP.' i. Unfortunately, the ingenious manipulator .f various sorta of 'graphs' have abandoned the easier course of represpntiog what aotually happens, and ha/e begun to create themselves the scene -which they wish to por- tray. Herein they remind us of those dis- honest photographers who combine many pictured, and turn out a scone which is, to put it n>ildly, misleading. For instance, who would believe that our well-beloved 'Mr. Gladstone waa seen coming out of a sus- picious looking 'public' in Seven Dials? But there is a photo of thiB very thing. It is undeniably a photo of Mr. Gladstone, and quite undeniably a photo of the pub. But how comes thia incredible juxtaposition ? Simply from the art of the photographer, rt. And in sometins? the same style, the pro- prietors of cinemacographs create a scene, and then reproduce it for the pleasure of i sensation-lovers thousands of miles away. 'But they carried it lather to an extreme the other day at ...
A FORTUNE TO BE MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
A FORTUNE TO BIO MADE. V WANTIÎD at once, in «very louai i ty, ntl in- telligent ponant) to not us our Agonfc. No special knowledge roquirod, und without interfering with prosont occupation. Au excellent opportunity for u capable yoting o\un or Indy.-Address, Morse Muuufnotur iuu Company, 3, Rod Lion Court, Loudon, E.O.
COURTSHIP IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
COURTSHIP IN JAPAN. In oertain districts in Japan, in houses wherein reside one or moro daughters of a marriageable age, an empty flowerpot, of an J ornamental charaoter, is encircled by a ring i and suspended from tho window or verandah I by three light chains. This is no mere common or garden flowerpot, but is used as ¡ an important symbol in matrimonial affairs. The Juliets of Japan are, of course, attrac- tive, and the Romeos as anxious as those of other lands. But instead of serenades by moonlight, and other delioate ways of matt- ing an impression, it is etiquette for tue Japanese lover to approach the dwelling of his lady bearing some choice plant in his hand, which he boldly, but let ns hope reverently; proceeds to plant in the empty vase. Thia takee place ut a time when he is fully assured that both mother and daughter are at home, neither of whom, of course, is at all conscious that the young man is taking suoh a liberty with tho flower- pot outside their window. Thia act ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
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POETRY. AT THE BOARDING HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool Herald — 19 March 1898
f^ó». POETRY. . -A -.' AT THE BOARDING HOUSE. ^r bàn ¿mell it in the morning ; Ham and eg ga. 1 nan smell it noon and evening ; H. Ham and eggs. ' ; l oan smell it, smell ir-, smell it, If you read it or you Bpoll it ; . '. - In whatever tone or language you may speak. I can smell it, smell it, smell it,. As they yell it, yell it, yell it, Twenty-one times every week Ham and eggs. -W. «TONES.