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FUN AND FICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
FON ¡flJ^D FICTON Aunt Teoebe had beena black >Uler, hut after nn unusually fervent meeting, she found herself pgain rejoicing in the hope ol glcvy. Filling her pipe, she sat down to discuss her views of Heaven and her certainty of entering there. The listener was sorely tried ; Aunt Phoebe had been ber nurse ; but finally the rank oder of nicotine fot ced a protest. " Aunty, ba»n't you jvst said that nothing unclean shall enter into the Kingdom of Heaven?" "Yes, honey. " "Well, don't you know that there is nothing so unclean as the breath of a smoker ? " Yes, honey?" And yet you expect to enter?" "I do dat chile." "How?" "Well, when I goes, I'spects to leave my breff behind me. " Mrs. Stebbins--" I don't see why London should'nt have a beauty show formen ns well ns Vienna. If it should have one, fohn, you could easily take first prize. " Mr. S.-" No'; really?" Mrs. S.-" To he sure you could. '' Mr. S. (stroking his beard and smiling complacently) - " Well, dear, I don't know hut...
Lyndhurst College, Kogarah. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Lyndhurst College, Kogarah. PARENTS anxious to secure for their - aughters a thorough education and a comfortable home, cannot do better than inspect Miss Payne's establishment at Kogarah. The school is healthily situated close to the sea. Miss Payne, the lady principal is an Englishwoman of great experience in teaching, has had the ad vantage of acquiring languages on the continent, and is assisted by a competent staff of teachers. The curriculum includes French, Latin, Painting, Drawing, Piano, Singing, Plain and Fancy Needlework. Special attention is paid to English literature. Lessons in cookery if desired.
DROLL THINGS SAID BY CHILDREN A PAIR OF KID GLOVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
DROLL- THINGS SAID BY CHILDREN A PAIR OF KID GLOVES. is offered each month to the contributor of the best Droll Thing said by a child. Anecdotes for next month's competition to be sent in by the 22nd. inst. The prize this month is awarded to the contributor of he first related anecdote hereunder. We shall be glad to learn the name of the claimant of this prize, the size of gloves worn, and the colour desired A little boy (5) listening to some grown-up folks argue upon religion, asked, "What religion is God ?" A.R. Glade (6) to sister, ÍS) "Jane, do you ever burn your eyelashes ?" "No, you little goose, do you ?" "Yes, when they come out." A little boy of two years fell into a hole of water When he was taken out, and an older brother asked "What was it like, Andy ?" He answered, "Go and see Josey." Johnnie- "Who made Fanny, ma?" Ma-"God made Fanny, dear, Ile made everybody." Johnnie-"Well, who made God ?" Mamma-"God made Himself." Johnnie (rather surprised)-"Did He! Well who found Hi...
Training of Children's Features. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
I Training of Children's Features. NEVER, we repeat, except in case of certain illnesses that affect a child's eyes, should the light of day be shut from the nursery or bedroom. A screen may be placed to intercept the direct ravs of the sun or a strong draft in Summer, but this should not enclose the bed. The tnattrass should be of hair, if possible, tho next best mate rial hoing corn husks. Hair while the best ventilator, is warm iii Winter, and may be easily purified. A hair pillow is much better for the health of the child thin ono of leathers because it gives off no floating particles ta gather into the young and tender lungs to remain there and irritate th in, or to be taken into tho air passages of the head. Ii the e irs t-reject from the head at an objectionable atiple a thin, smooth baud of linen or silk should le fastened about the child's head when laid down to sleep, to compel the ears to assume a r.ore desirable position. Indeed, to train featr.res originally misshapen t...
A Drink for Health. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
A Drink for Health. No one who, fatigued by over-work of body and mind having ever experienced the revivin g influence of hot milk, will willingly forego a resort to it because it is rendered less palatable by heating. The promptness with which its cordial influence is felt is indeed surprising. Some portion of it appears to be almost im mediately assimilated, and many who now fancy they need alcoholic stimulants, will find this simple draught an equivalent that is abundantly satisfjing atd far more enduring in its effects. There are many ignorant, over worked persons (both men and women) who fancy that they cannot keep up without beer. They mistake its momentary effects for strength and apply a whip instead of nourishment to their exhausted systems. Any honest, intel ligent physician will own that there is more real strength and nourishment in a slice of bread than iu a quart of beer. Careful exam ination of statistics proves that men and women who do not drink, eau endure more har...
Medical Hints. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Medical Hints. THAT unsightly excresence, commonly called a wart, can bo rt moved by touching it several times a day with castor oil. This is the simplest known remedy. STOUT people should eat lean beef and mutton, veal and lamb, unthickened soups, beef-tea, game, poultry, fish, eggs, bread in moderation, greens, fresh fruit without sugar, onions, green peas, sud cauliflower. TOR that very painful affection, ingrowing toenail, the simplest measure of relief which has been advocated is the application of tannin. One who has had many years' experience with it, uses a concentrated solution (an ounce of perfectly fresh tannie acid dissolved in six drachms of pure water, with gentle heat, ) and has the soft parts around the nail painted twice a day. Two cases recently had no pain or lameness after the first application, and went about their work immediately, which they could not do before. After about three weeks of this treatment, the nail had grown to its proper length and breadth and ...
Useful Hints. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Useful Hints. Use cheese-cloth to strain jelly through. Salt in whitewash will make it stick better. Clean brass occasionally with salt and vinegar. A little kerosene in the starch gives linen a fine gloss. In whitewashing a cellar in the spring, add a little salt and copperas-water to the whitewash, for sanitary reasons. Raise bread in a buttered stone jar, warming the jar in cold weather before putting in the bread. Keep the top of the stove clean with brown paper rubbed briskly over it after each meal. When ironing, rub the iron on a piece of sand-paper to remove the stickiness of starch. Perfume your bureau drawers with pieces ot pumice ?tone wet with good cologne. A box of pearline, dissolved in two quarts of water for twelve hours, makes a splendid soft soap. Soak tea stains in milk or warm water, then soap and rub oat. Place a piece of zinc on live coals in a hot stove to clean out the stovepipe. Add a little borax to the water in which red napkin or red-bordered towels are w...
Prize Drawing. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Prize Drawing. The drawing for the Two Acres of Land offered by the Editiess, look place on Wednesday, January \5th, in the presence of a number of subscribers, with tlie result that Miss Baldwin, Bank of Aus tralasia, Kogarah, N.S.W., was the winner. A second Two Acres of Land is offered to "The Damn" subscribers to be drawn al the end of this year.
Oddfellows' Hall, Brisbane street nr. Goulburn [?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Oddfellows' Hall, Brisbane street nr. Goulburn r/. >ÄRS. GENT desires to return her sincere thanks to several friends who so kindly sent clothes, boots, ami other things to her poor. Were it not for these timely gifts, the youngsters could not have gone to the picnic. Let friends remember how fast children wear out clothes, and, out of their fullness continue to give to those who need. Janiiery 1890.
To the Editress of the "Dawn." [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Tu the Editress of Hie "Dinon:' DEAR MADAM, Will you kindly afford me a little apace in your valu able magazine to introduce to il« readers a support for the shoulders, so admirably conslructoil for the benefit of weak chests or stooping figure* Irani whatever cause. I' is much approved by some of the leading medical men of Sydney, whose patients, as well as members of our family have derived great benelit from it, especially dur ing the growing period, that they would at once recom mend anyone requiring such assistance to [nit tl'einselves in communication with Mrs. Shaw, 3O3 George street, near King street, who would furnish them with all need ful information and instructions foi self-measurement. M. A. SHAW.
CORRESPONDENCE[?] EDENBAIN PARK, COROWA. To the Editress "The Dawn." [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
jZoRF\ESPONDENCE, EDENÜAIX PARK, COROWA. To the Editress "The neram." DEAR MADAM, Please find enclosed, the sum of three shillings, yearly subscription to "The Dawn." Wishing you a happy new year and many new subscribers to your paper. I will do all I can lo make my neighbours take it. I am proud to think that we have women in N.S.W. advocat ing their own and other women's rights through the medium of their own paper. I sincerely hope that the day is not far distant when women will be allowed to have a voice in the government of our country, and all matters affecting the progress and welfare of womankind, for God has endowed woman with as much knowledge as he did man, and far more patience and tender-es>. j I will now, Madam, conclude, hoping that this will reach you, as I am anxious to get your pa ¡1er I remain, madam, yours truly, K. Mrm IIISON.
Novelties and Fashions. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
&lt;~ rjovelfies and Fashions. $* Lona peasant cloaks of black surah, woollen brocade, or camel's-hair, lined with black surah or sateen, are fancied for elderly ladies. These have a Raglan back and loose fronts gathered to a round yoke. In th« ordinary square cushion, a nice idea is to make one side in some solid color, in cashmere or flannel. The other side may be made of satin to Ahich is applied with brk'ht silk figures cut from cretonne. The sides are finished with a cord. Young girls wear their hair cut short over the brow and loosely curled, with the back hair braided in a flat basket-coil, looped in a Catogan knot or braided to the near end, which is curled and the braid left hanging. A very small bustle is worn, and a corset waist, as physicians do not advise regular corsets before sixieen years of age If you happen to have a rattan chair that is too big for comfort, it can be made comfortable by filling the bottom up with a square or oblong cushion, according to th...
HUSBANDS AND WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
j-íuSBANDS AND ^IVES. ^..(.TZlEAV mothers reflect that the family is * -*- merely a school for husbands and wives. What sort of men make the best husbands ? Those who as boys had the best mothers. The boy who will criticise his mother's speech or dress, who will find fault with her coffee or bread, will do the same with the woman who may be so unfortunate as to give her life's happiness into his hands. A selfish man may be drawn out of his selfishness through a week's courtship, but wait until the wear and worry of married life come on, and he will in evitably settle back into it. Love seldom radically changes a nature. "The best husbands I ever met," says the author of John Halifax, "came out of a family where the mother, a most heroic and self denying woman, laid down the absolute law, 'Girls first;' not in anj' authority, but first to be thought of in protection and tenderness. Consequently the chivalrous care which those lads were taught to show to their sisters natu rally exten...
Contents. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 February 1890
Contents Page &nbsp; &nbsp; The Curse of Bad Example . 7 Institutions in Sydney for the Benefit of Women . 8 How to support a Wife . 9 Sex in Morals . 10 The Unlucky Woman . 10 On Temperance . 11 &nbsp; &nbsp; Local Option . 11 Convalescent Home for Women . 12 Women not Cowards . 12 Improvement in Women . 12 Dairy Hints, etc.- . 14 &nbsp; Staying at Home . 15 A lucky Day's Washing . 17 &nbsp; &nbsp; Fun and Fiction . 18 Poet's Page . 19 Buddhist Temple . 20 Husband and Wives . 20 Novelties and Fashions . 21 Useful Hints . 22 Medical Hints . 22
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 March 1890
BAKING ''^^MSR. If you do not already use it you certainly ought, as it far surpasses all other makes, and is appreciated as an me» timable boon by those who have learned its value. Thew is Nothing Else of the kind Equal to it. Try it Î and yon will soon be convinced of this. Waugh's Baking Powder is Undoubtedly the Best It is prepared with the utmost care, by the aid of Special Mixing Machinery, and the ingredients used are the parear. and best obtainable. PUDDINGS, CAKES, PASTRY, &C, are so much better with than without it. Mixed with Dry Flower, it makes the very best SELF-RAISING FLOUR, and this should be prepared only vihtH you require to use it. It will be found a great á*t hettar than the so-called (ready made) " SELF RAISING FLOUR," which costs J«(a more, and you do not know what is in it He SUPERIOR QUALITY of WAUGH'S BAKING POWDER is at once apparent the first time you ute it, and all who have used it can testify to its excellence. At, tlie GS-reat International Ex...