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HYGIENE. How Beauty is Often Had. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
How BesautyL s Often -Had. Beauty of face oi?igure is of short duration' where good health'is missing. The young girl in the glory and pride of her first sweet youth, does not accept this truth. Htr mirror gives back to her rounded contoues and creamy hues of white and pink, or clear, olive tints,' and she tarns away from the croaker with a smile and shrug. ] "I am Eure my complexion is fair enough ; and I am plump and fat, brt I'm not a bit strong." But listen, dear girls-you, who have had dyspepsia for "ever so long"; ycu, who have no appetite for anything bat sweets and con diments and eat only when you fancy; and I you, who cannot walk fast, or run up and down stairs without that terrible beating of the hear; I-there is a day after to-day. It is one of the gifts of youth that it often re sists for a long time the evil effects of nn sanitary habits. It is one of its delightful I illusions that it is immortal. But let us be sensible and look forward a little. The doctor says you a...
Messenger Birds. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
Milessenger Birds. Swallows are being trained as messengers in France. Recent experiments at Roubaix prove that swallows can carry despatches quite as well as pigeons, and the scheme is now to be officially tested at Lille by a go. vernment expert. It the trials are eatisfac tory, a swallow eet will be established at Mount Valerien, near Paris. Carrier pigeons will be extensively used during the coming German army marmuvres, at Emperor Wil liam's special request.
Reliable Prophets. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
Beliable Prophets. An ivory billiard ball is an excellent barometer. It always rolls slow and with difficulty over the cloth when it is going to rain. Ivory is so sensitive to changes of temperature, particulasly from dry to moist, that the efleot is felt almost instantaneously. The cuoe will get cranky, too, when there is going to be a change, long before the damp. ness is perceptible in any other way. Another peculiarity of the ivory globes is their tendency to become .gg-ehaped. They contract at what are called the top and bot tom poles and swell out at the sides. They are very susceptible to draughts, which crack the ivory and cause it to chip off. Study the behavior of a billiard ball, and you can rival the clerk of the weather himself.
THE STAR BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
.i Tlie'' iiicd' zinnual' pIaintihaiid= Lfancy. I drssl hl' of the`;"Stiar; oft BrniswickII: ft ,,,hall. t?ih. -was held in hetown ball, sn Frilin levening,l17th Eintt.,. and was attendedI titli"all its :ccustoised success; On tihe last occision theball was beautir folly 'lee~rated with flowers1 ergreens etc ?n d;: tastefullyarrangedinith ban ni rls b?ithis year the club :were debarred the apFearance by, the new nil es adopted since tihe recent improvementsnc .,cu ta c sbistiug of, eligt j;erformeis, and iishortly sIst fia ?,g cliss ..b..niv istn eg , can. after eight :.o'clock.ithi _gay. anl oestir co?ples begaHi hto piut in .ais:: appearance.r Aý halif ipast ' ight s start isas' made; I and by'this tii?'th ~ liall :ias fil d Editl a :brightly'carrayp4 1throng,a and"- pire= sentd?ia trnlyjcharmig, scene.: .;:a 'Arr:g'nieiitii' were' nirade by which those, sipportes c'if tlicdAiibýivho could not dance might pass thel ime ,aay.in thei ,smoke-room; Jrnnl,,,icards? ; and various ::ipar...
Pot and Furnace. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
Pot flsct Furn'nlace. Tne Corean frying pot is a combination of pot and furnace. The furnace is built inside the pot, or the pot constructed around the furnace, whichever way you have a mind to look at it. These two parts are in one piece and rest on an open stand. The furnace has holes in the bottom for draught, and the lid of the pot has an opening in it for the month or chimney of the furnace. The contrivance is made of green micaceous stone, blackened and polished. Tex, rather than give, the tone of the company you are in. If you have parts you will show them more or lees upon every sub ject; and if you have not you had better talk sillily upon a subject of other people's than your own choosing. Go our and get the air. Ah, if you knew what was in the air. See what your robust; neighbor, who never feared to live in it, has got from it; strength, cheerfulness, power to convince, heartiness and equality to each event. Envy cannot be hidden. It acouses and judges without proofs; its...
Novelist. The Mystery of the Inn; OR, THE DISCOVERY IN THE HIDDEN CHAMBER. A STORY OF TREACHERY, CRIME, AND REMORSE. CHAPTER XXIL.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
The Mystery of the Inn; OR, THE DISCOVERY IN THE HIDDEN CHAMBER. A STORY OF TREACHERY, CRIME, AND REMORSE &nbsp; By Anna Catharine Green, Author of "The Leavenworth Case," "Behind Closed Doors," etc. &nbsp; CHAPTER XXII—(Continued) &nbsp; &nbsp; I promised him a view that would certainly delight him. As the garden was plainly visible from the oak parlor, you can readily understand to what view I alluded. But he had no sus- picion of my meaning, and followed me with some reluctance. But his aspect changed materially when, in walking up and down the paths, I casually remarked: "This is the least inhabited side of the inn. Only one room is occupied, and that by two foreigners—Madame and Mademoiselle Letellier. Yet it has a pleasant outlook, as you yourself can see." "Is she—are they behind those win- dows?" he asked, with an impetuosity I could not but admire in a man with so much to recommend him to the considera- tion of others. " I beg your pardon," h...
HOSPITAL SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
HOSPITAL SUNDAY. Collections in aid of the Hospital Sunday fund were taken up in all th? churches of the district on 'Sunday last, and specialcharitysermons were preached in most places of worship, in which hearers were exhorted to remember the cause of "the suffering and afflicted and to show themselves possessors of one of the grandest attributes of mankind charity-by giving liberally to the good cause. The collections were as follows Presbyterian ... £21 7 11 Holy Trinity Church 15 2 6 Wesleyan ... 14 8 10r Roman Catholic ... - Primitive Methodist -
SOLICITORS. Messrs Fox and Overend. SURVEYORS AND VALUATORS (To be appointed.) SECRETARY (pro tem): Jabez Sims 115 Brunswick road west, Brunswick TEMPORARY OFFICES: Sydney-road, Burnswick. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
if i 1 SOLTCL'ES `.. 3, t ezssrs. Fox and. Overen.;tl m i Si~'uRVEYp AhDiVALUATqRS _ 'ý .(To3 toappointed-) SIiCRETARtY (pro tern) ifaber Sims1! 15'Birinnaitict.roail w«st, Iruns a i' vick.JI- ia +c ' ".':,IV. ' 7 bo.&lt; . Se 1 ..f''r,.fl ?iti a''u a I l /tciv : Ai n(a 'uist'EMPORARYIOFFICES : airi i hfjair~Li SydncyiroadpdlrunnswickeL~as i 'J oe_. " u atsý ,Lt c aJ-i lic1h(4 . uId 'situtiondfobinvstmngsmralltiif 6T mhi'bileI "t"i tcgdcn tjpnva1cl rtgtlbctiomerowne of free old property T.iillR g ipnyE glIthef ei - Cu$1c~i'ts. st7 h aTg 1itJCyti~rdinary, 'týjl1 , r h iS? 1?,l s' d attain a oh tlut ýi h n titi ,"" Icariviedot?ol:.inilthet United:'L ll:i :a?ljaceiitx.colonidis,; adalsdi ineiMlb-ffhe,,; - Iolo ,sl)s of to' 9 |t ,not Itn 111^ u t intilireslure iirie"lwI' ia'7 .i, ,)" .f r nnltt. This analJ'ltiitt' l lli",'fi stii ,Isl ii flo 1 tiitoywifiniho fo?' i.2A)%-i, ithio'? t ii-' 'telestih u'l itiffjifril df ty"fld b'at?d' I tof Dicndtorl, outhii 316iber I ?bn'litiild'o ...
The Cobury Leader. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whose list." OCTOBER 28TH, 1890. NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
on " I am in the place where I am demanded of in conscience to speak the truth, and there p1 fore'tlicttli I speaeak; impugn it whoso' list." : : . . OCTOBER BraSif, to NEWS' AND 'NOTES.-? t The trademen.of the east and. west sides of Sydney-ro?a again met on the cricket field in. friendly comlt• last WVednesday,' when the East scored their second win. The attention of our readers islicalled to t the notice of BrUnswickelBelief Society, the it annual meeting to be held in .Town Hall, committee: rooms on WVednesdayý,next, 29th ins, at 8 p.n.t 1"". "S T A proposal is afloat to form a bow lig and lawn tennis club for Coburg, and the matter S is being w,armly taken up by residents.! A meeting,. will probably be called at an cary h date and pireliminary arrangements made. e The oproposal. topurchase a quantity of metal from the stockade was ruled out of order-at. the :council;ineeting: on Monday. evening, nodconcil having power under 'the" act to purchase sabove a siip'lated sum with" ou...
THE COUNCIL TABLE. COBURG.—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
THE COUNCIL TABLE. COBURG.-MONDAY. t o. ll. Present: Crs. Kelly (president), Ben soin; Clley, Jokes, M'OCrory, Roliand, Fisher, Vincent and Voice. CORRESrPONDENCE. a.l. From J. W. Colville, stating that in accordance with arrangements made between the Public Board of Health and Municipal Association, four patients rel had been treated from the shire and the council's proportion of cost had been as rel follows fot,- fbtir pa'tients :-Council's Ac share of. erecting typhoid tents, £37 4s. 5d.; treatment of patients, £21 BI 12s. Total .58 16s: 51. He requested that a clheque be forwarded for the amount M Cr. Vincent. moved that the finance wr committee be'authorised to pass a cheque ho for the amount. Cr. Voice seconded the motion, which ab was agreed to. un Cr. Rolland objected that no provision as was made for the payment on the g, estimates. Or Voice explained that the matter had been settled by the council accept ing the resolutions of conference. at From ratepayers, asking that th...
HONOLULU TO AUCKLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
HONOLULU TO AUCKLAND Byr A STuk , Srr u ,-" . Nearing the land thiongh fthe' riight,l full" stea'dC alead was tirs order given,,and we ran in ,very quickly.r The seal wass smooth iandl"wo, passedi :tlie s1 eper Islandon ou left and te light house and: flagstaff onithe: right: arYanu! get a fine vwiev of the ashore and, moon tains s :yo 'pass, and soine 'finie !houses; embosomed" ausongist the ;trees ¶l he pilot ,'as ~uiclky: aboard: and rounding1 a cgrnerD we soon rtanr ntoi. the 'harbour Passings the different Lcountries'.warr, v~e-seis' :wttn their .flagaslying,;? we mdoredialongside the piei aim6ngist lotis ofrshipping Its Hon,lnlu maikes 'alpoor'sliii' friom the aes, as titlies, in a ·sort;of ?basin fat.the f66t obf the "inouitains: !You7:an; formi no ideawhat?it. ss like' until 'ou get on to die of the extinct"crateri at the back of the it Getting ashore I sawi they had made "great alterations' in their streets since my last visit fourteen years. ago; harindsome shops and fine ...
ANNUAL INSPECTION OF COBURG. A TRIP WITH THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
ANNUA1 IN'SPECTI N OF ' COBtrRG. A TRIP W\VIHTHE COJ.UNCIL ST 13ROVN 3UN. Nine jovial,councillorsrwith a right good' team Ea: capable? engineedi and two 4tlllpmoi'e calblOameembieri of the T foufijtliesta ete?- f, ? t fromit "sshiire hall, Coburg, on rTiursday morning, for the purpose;.ofmakingt the annual toul;of tinspection.; *Ats nine so'clockt I we all tooktseats in" a'' conifdrtably, fitted express van supplied liyI' HB'a Bates. and ae 'g-ea g di a lly. _of wivaving liats and bald heads at the crowd who came to see us off, started A away to. battle with the unmade! uncouth roads of some outlying porr tions of the shire. As we turned 'into Sydney-rd. with colors flying and with two spirited horses gaily taking. us along, shopkeepers came to the door and stared curiously at the unusual sight. Some, who ,'ere strangers, eiri dently opined to the opinion that we formed a detachment of the Beauty Show, others considered by the look of our fiery, untamed bronchos that. we were advanc...
THE FATAL FLOWER. A Tale of Madness. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
#E bFATAL FLO R?-R. A Tale of o Indancs "You are a dead man," said the doctor, looking fixedly at Anatole. Anatole staggered. He had come to spend the evening gaily with his old friend, Dr. 1Bardaie, the illus trionus scientist, whose investigations .of possonous substances everyone was fainiliar with, but whose nobility, of heart and quasi paternal goodness An to'e had enjoyed es pecilt advantages for appreciating. And now, suddenly, without warning or prepara tion, he heard from these judicial lips this terrifying prognosis. "Poor boy," continued the doctor, " what have you been doing 1" "Nothing that I know of," stammered Anatole, much agitated. " Rlonsack your memory. Tell me what you have been drinking, what you have been eating, what you have been breath ing ?" This last word was a revelation to Anatole. That very morning lie had received a letter from one of his frien!s,.who eras travelling in India. In this letter was a flower thaU the tourist had picked on the banks of the ...
COBURG 2ND V. RICHMOND UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
COIURG 2No V. -RITIIMOND UNION. These two clubs continued and coh cluded their, iiatch for the Sports Depot matting competition in the Ri-h-: mond paddock last Saturday. Owing: to the very sloppy condition of the wicket: play was not resumed till nearly four. o'clock. The two not out men for the Coburg, Ernie Bateman and McDonald; took their places at the wickets to' the bowling of Klemm and . Rainsford. McDonald started off splendidly;:with brilliant leg strokes and got into double figures in very quick timne. Batemsan; on the other hand, batted very loose, and seemed very uncomfortable during his short duration at the uprights; ultimately he was cleaned bowled by " trimmer from Rainsford after scoring. 13. George Peirce rolled in next and played a good defensive gamne, but shortly after McDonald had the misfor tune to be caught out off a very difficult chance after scoring 18. Joe Robertson came next and made a nice stroke for 3 out of the ground, and followed this ip with a singl...
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. CRICKET MEMS. BOYLE AND SCOTT'S CUP. COBURG V. MALVERN. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 29 October 1890
SPORTS AND PASTIMES:. CRICKET MEMSS. BOYLE AND SCOTT'S CUP. COBiURG VV. MArLVERN.? i This match, which wais t6:iave beenh continued last ''Saturday, on: tlhe local recreation reserve, was postponed on account .:of ,-the inclemency 'of the weather, The scores no stnd : . : . -:COBURG. First Inr!ngs.: 1Beswick, b Williams 19 ;.;Smith, b Williams ' Dunstone, c and b William' . .. :Mailer, b G. William .. 1'" -Irwin;tnotout- ... . 45 Don, b Williams ... ... 4 . " M' Kenzie, :c. Furueaux, bh G. ,Williams ... . 4 Honeybone, c Evan, b Wallace 10 Copplestone, st W. Williams, S- . S Williams . 7 Mu , rray; b O.:S. Willirims ' O'Shannassy, b 0. S. Williams': Sundries 1. " Total . : : MALVER1M' First Inning." Williams 'Mafiller. b OSh nessy , .. O. S Williams. b O'Shanassy.:: ':42 Horne, a Dan, b Coppleston:. 67 G. :-Williams, c Copplestone:i: SDon. i. .:,-' .r... . r:::. I n. bi 0 aliiaims b " 4 ........ssy. Wallace, c Mailer, b Don 7 Evans, b O'Shinaassy O Furneaux, not out... . 8 . Daley, b...
Facts About Africa. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 November 1890
Facts About Africa. Stanley opened the gateway to the.Congo Valley, and introduced an era of geographi cal sensations and surprises unequalled since the discovery of America. For five years every mail from the Congo has brought new facts for the maps, and every year has for nished its remarkable surprises. The river, which eleven years ago was not elassed among the large rivers, we know now is second only to the Amazon in the volume it pours into the sea. Its resistless out-flow is not for a moment interropted by the Atlan tie tides, and though they invade it as an undercurrent at its very mouth fresh water can always be dipped from its yellow sor face. Two tributaries have been explored the' Mobangi and the Casei-which are longer than any rivers in Europe except the Volga and the Danube. For great distances in its middle course the river is twenty miles wide, and midway in the stream, where islands do not intervene, a water horizon bound the vision on every side. The Bayanei native...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 November 1890
STDNEY SJrITn has given uo the following recipe for making everyday happy : When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one to a fellow creature. It is easily done; a left-off gar ment to the man who needs it, a kind word to the sorrowful. an encouraging exprersion to the striving, trifles in themselves as light as air, will do it, at least for the 24 boors; and if youen are young, depend upon it, it will tell when you are old, and if you are old, it will send you gently and happily down the stream of human time to eternity. By the most simple and arithmetical sum, look at the result You send one person, only one, happily through the day-that ie 865 in the course of the year; and supposing you live only 40 years after commencing that course of medicine, you have made 14,600 human beings happy, at all events for a time. Now, is not this simple? It is too short for a sermon, too homely for ethics, too easily aso acomplished for you to say : " I would if I c...
Brilliants. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 November 1890
We have careful thoughts for the stranger, And amiles for the sometime guest, But oft for " our own" The bitter tone, Though we love " our own" the beeat; Ah I brow with that look of scorn, 'Twere a cruel fate, Were the night too late To undo the work of morn. -Margaret E. Sangater. But, 01 Thou bounteoous Giver of all good, Thou art, of all Thy gift., Thyself the crown I Give what Thou canst, without Thee we are poor, And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away. -C, wp.r. Might we but hear The folded flocks penn'd in their wattled :eotes, . Or sound of pastoral reed with oaten stops, Or whistle from the lodge, or village cock Count the night-watohes to his feathery dames, 'Twould be some solace yet, some little cheering, In this close dungeon of innumerous boughs. -Milton. I'm thankful that the eon and moon Are both hung up so high, That no presumptuous hand can stretch And poll them from the sky. If they were not, I have no doubt, But some reforming are Wonld rec.rntiend to take ...
Poetry. Why? [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 November 1890
1poetrp. Why? O patient hands that till the field, That seow abundant seed, And wait to gather in the yield For all thy future need. Why is it, though in enmmer's prime You bear the burning heat, That others come at harvest time And share the golden wheat? O weary feet, why should the way Youn treed be briar-strewn? Why panse ye not, though foul the day, Or fervid glows the noon? Pond, truseting hearts that long have borne So much of loss and pain, I wonder why 'tis thins to mourn, While some rejoice in gain? But life's pathway is long and dark; We cannot see afar; dnd that which seems a dying spark May be a guiding star. Perhaps to hands that work and wait, To hearts that burdens bear, Will come reward exceeding great That others cannot share. We know not now hut some glad day, When loosed from care and pain, We walk the bright ethereal way, And joys immortal gain. All doubts and fears will swift depart, Like clouds before the wind; Terre, face to face, and heart to heart, We shall...
FUNNIOSITIES Near and "Dear" Relatives. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 5 November 1890
VFtNNIO llES Nir and "Dear "'Relatives. Who my yelling voice would hush, Stop my aries with milk and mush, Or some other infants' lush? My mother. Who would curse and storm and row When he heard my lusty "yow," Swear at us both anyhow ? My father. Then who would catch me in her arm, Ratire in trembling and alarm, Till my oire should be more calm? My mother. And, when hearing me no nore, Who, then, thought with drooping jaw Marriage is a failure, sure? My father. Who, when I was old enough, Taughtme A B C, and stuff, Made me cry and give her guff I My mother. Who would cane me on my seat So thats standing was a treat S.eting down an awful feat? My father. Who wept when I left home, For to see the world and roam, And to ride the sparkling foam? *My O rther. Who, now life he could enjoy, No more pestered with" that hoy,"' Laughed aloud in very jay ? My father. Who, then, after all,'t oold seem, Has been to me the friendly beam, Helping me to stem life's stream ? My '" Uncle."