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Household Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
Household Recipes. INFUSION OF HOPS.-Hops, twoounces ; boilingwatei . quart-pint ; soak for four hours. Dose-half a wine glassful. Like Bass or Bast India ale, this is a good tonic. PEPPERMINT DROPS.-Mix a pound of powdered and sifted loaf sugar with whites of three or four eggs ; add ten or twelve drops of the oil of peppermint, beat them up well, and drop them out on writing paper, with a small pipe and bag attached te- it. EGG BALLS.-Boil live fresh eggs quite hard, aud lay them in cold water to get cold. Take the yolks out, and pound them smoothly with the beaten yolk of one fresh egg ; put a little cayenne and salt, roll the mixture into very small balls, and boil them for two minutes. Half a teaspoonful of flour can be worked up with the eggs. A STIMULATING "WASH FOR SLUGGISH SORES.-In half a pint of lime-water put one drachm of calomel ; and be very particular in shaking the mixture up well before using, as the calomel drops to the bottom. A tea spoonful of laudanum added to ...
Woman's Love: A Dialogue. THE LOVED. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
Woman's Love : A Dialogue. THE LOVED. It hath been told, in heat and cold, That woman's heart is so She doth not rest on what is best, Bo't either high or low. But she will take, for love's dear sake, To sorrow, shume, and we. And yot withal, it doe* b of all As some poor sinners Were't not for this appincs Wore but a thing .,-. 0nc ; For it is true, and noclüng new, She loves for love a on . TIIJÎ UNLOVED This I gainsay, as well I may : Her love is sill caprice, It shines and plays with fitful rays, Disturbing mortal peace ; It burneth hot when it should not, Begins whore it should cease ; When fondly caught proves cold and naught, From troth demands release ; When free it sighs foi- bonds and tics : Makes broken hearts its throne : For it is true, and nothing now, She loves herself alone. THE LOVED. It follows not from this, I wot, That all you'say?is sooth, Boing sorely crossed, thy wits are tossed, Where passion drowns the truth. Tn woman's slight, by reason's light See heaven's...
Faceitae. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
PaceitsB. ADANOEBODS OHABAOIEB,-Aman who "takes life " cheerfully. THE WEATHER AND THE GRÖPS.-Note. Always have your hair out very short in the hottest weather. I SAY, Pat, are you ashlepe?"-"No."-"Thin be afthcr Unding me a shilling. "-' ' I'm ashlepe, be jabers." THE ARTIST who "took a lady" returned her the ame day. Wu Y are chickens liberal ? Because they give a peck ho they take a grain. WHY is a prosy preacher like the middle of a wheel ? Because the fellows round him are tired. "THAT WERE A CONSUMMATION."-A friend of ours, who has been a victim of false prophets, says that he wishes tho turf were on its last "legs." NOTE »Y A SPIRITUALIST. -TJnbeUevers jeer at our tables dancing and chairs taken in notion, yet no ono îms ever cast a doubt upon tho annual " Speech from the Throne." THE following is Aunt Betsy's description of her milk man : " Ho is thc meanest man in the world," she ex claimed. " Ho skims his milk on tho top, and then turns it over and skims tho bottom." " MY ...
Pearl Fishing in Western Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
f «... PearrPishing in Western Australia. As Mr. Clifton has caused.my nome to be mentioned in connection with kt curios " from Nicol Bay, and thereabouts, I think on apology or explanation is duo for not having done more in the way of ooUeoting. I send a few little things through Mr. Chiton, wishing they had boen better worth offering you. - Being on tho N. W. coast soon after the discovery of the mother o' pearl shells, and although yet unused to the sea, I staited with a friend of mine in a boat of about six tons burdon in search of the " great pearl oyster bed, supposed to exist somewhere along the coast from which the scattered shells picked up must have been washed," and after working oight months ui> and down the coast for about 300 miles, I have come to tho conclusion that they never do exist in beds as tho " native oyster " does, but only in pairs, although this is probably better known to you than to me. The method wo have of proouring these shells may perhaps be intere...
GEELONG HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
GEELONG HANDICAPS. The following are tho weights for tho abovo races, to -take place on tho 24th and 2Bth February. THE HANDICAP HUBDIiE BAOS Of 76 aovs. Acceptances, with 2 sovs., on night of general entry. Taroo inilee, over flights of hurdles. ! . st. lb. st. lb. Kaled. 10 10 lieos wing .. .. 0 7 Potatoes .. .. 10 6 Alfred. 0 7 Bondo .. .. 10 3 Maid of tim Mist .. 0 6 Standard Bearer .. 10 0 lady Claru .. .. 8 6 Dolo .0 12 Playboy .. ..9 0 Fair Nell .. .. 0 0 Navigator .. .. 0 0 Yorkshireman .. 0 0 THE HANDICAP STEEPLECHASE Of ISOsovs., second horse to receive 10 sovs. out of tho stakes. About tlu-eo miles over such fences, &c. Accoptanccs, with 3 sovs., on night of general entry. Bt. lb. st. lb. 12 7 Kaled .. ..0 8 12 2 Lady Clare .. ..9 8 ll 4 Fearnought .. .. 0 7 10 8 Shamrock .. .. 0 4 10 3 Navigator .. .. 0 0 0 ll E. T. BARNARD, Handicapper. THE GEELONG HANDICAP Of 175 sovs. Two miles. Acceptances, with 3 sovs., on night of general entry. st. lb. st. lb Reindeer Babb...
ENTRIES FOR THE BATHURST CUP HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
ENTRIES TOR THE BATHURST CUP HANDICAP. . . , At a meeting of tho Bathurst Jockey Club, held at Bathurst on Monday evoning, tho following entries for tho above race, with tho weights, were posted : st. lbs. Phoebe .8 12 The Moor ... ... ... 8 3 Carnation ... ... ... 7 9 Traverton ... ... ... 7 7 MiokoyFreo ... ... ... 7 4 Surbiton ... ... ... 6 12 Vanguard ... ... ... 6 12 Pasha" ... ... ... 6 10 Barney ... ... ... 6 10 Marsko ... ... ... 6 7 Silvertnil ... ... ... 6 6 Jori Miller ... ... ... 6 6 Advocate . ... 5 9 Medea ... ... ... 5 7 Tho entrances for the Jookey . Club Shorts and tho Western Handicap were postponed to Friday, tho 4th instant, at 4 p.m.
The Weather, the Crops, Movements of Stock, Pastoral Matters, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
The Weather, the Crops, Movements of Stock, Pastoral Matters, &o. Tho refreshing rains that have fallon copiously in tho interior will have the effect of throwiug a s .cond spring into the exhausted vegetation, and there is, therefore, every prospect that feed will he abundant in tho pastoral districts, and that farming oporations will be carried on with vigour in the coming ooason. Wo have now received about tho last items of news about tho conclusion of harvesting oporations both north and south ; and it is satisfactory to boliovo upon tho whole, that the returns have been profitable. There aro iluctuating opinions as to the profitable ruling prices of grain. Tho millers of the Western districts having received a communication from tho Goulburn millers calling attention to the injustice of tho present railway charges on wheat and flour, woro about to hold a meeting to tako tho matter into consideration, and to consider tho advisability of co-operating with the Goulburn peo...
How Parliament was Opened. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
How Parliament was Opened. It was very gorgeous sight. There waa a grouping together of colours, of broadcloth and gay silkB, of offioial wigs and pretty bonnets, of bald heads and pretty faces, that made the affair a very imposing matter indoBd. The révorônd senators were all there in immaculate black coats, and tho whitest of vests ; the Pres:dont was there, crisp and starched, in his wondrous robo; the Black Bod was thoro in the neatest of tie wigs, tightest of stockings, the most com euggostive shoes. And around and about, on eaoh side ¡ of the Chamber, and clustering like butterflies in the gallery, were ladies in silks, in the daintiest of muslins, ?with the most impossible hats, and the most artfully constructed tresses ; ladies blonde, ladies brunette, ladies young, ladies-no, not old-but blooming; ladies beautiful, and ladies-well, anyway, there were about one hundred and forty ladies-the most interest ing clement of the spectacle. A gentleman in tights announced the Presid...
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
OPENING OP PARLIAMENT. O.v Tuesday morning tko Sixth Parliament of New South "Wales was officially oponed hy his Excellency tho Governor, in tho prosonce of a very large assem blage. For some timo before tho appointed hour the ladies bogan to arrive, so that by tho time the Governor was announced every available placo was taken un by the fair visitors. The body of the Chambor presented a very pleasing appearance ; tho side honchos, the seats behind thc bar, and tho strangers' gallery being filled with elegantly dressed ladies. Sevoral of tho consuls, ministers of religion, as well as other gontlomon Avore also prcsont. In the enclosuro in front of the Parliament building, there was stationed a guard of honour, furnished by the 1st (Sydney) Battalion Voluntcor Rifles, and which was under the command of Captain "Farrell, with Messrs. Moriarty and Cooper as subalterns. On tho approach of his Excellency tho Governor, shortly before 12 o'clock, tho guard presented arms, and tho band stru...
BATHURST. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
BATHUJttST. Monday. I Dr. Busby, aftor a long and painful illnos3, died on Sunday last, at tho age of 72, and was buried to-day in tho Presbyterian burial ground. Thoro was a largo attendance at tho funeral, and during its pro gress through tho town tho principal placos of busi ness were closed. Tho doccased was deeply respected, and great sympathy ia felt for his numerous rela tives. Wednesday. Thore was an attempt lo escape from tho gaol hero yesterday. Ono of tho prisoners, by some means, got possession of a rope ladder which'he had fixed to tho wall, and was about to ascend whoa ho was observed and captured. A picnic was given to-day to tho Volunteer corps, by Mr. E. Combos, of Glanmiro, and was most suc cessful, nearly tho whólb of tho company being present.
UNITED STATES. ANTICIPATED FENIAN MOVEMENT AGAINST CANADA. THE MYSTERIOUS MOVEMENTS OF TROOPS ABOUT NEW YORK—VARIOUS FANCIFUL SURMISES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
UNITED STATES. ' ANTICIPATED FENIAN MOVEMENT AGAINST CANADA. THE MYSTERIOUS MOVEMENTS OF TROOPS ABOUT NEW YORK-VARIOUS FANCIFUL SURMISES. New York, December 3.-Tho destination of tbe troops stationed at various posts in New York har bour, who have been ordered to hold themselves in readiness to move to-morrow is, it is stated, to the posts lying in and round tho Mormon territory. It is further stated that the attitude of tho Mormons has recently boen of a hostilo character, and they have formed a camp of 15,000 men. It is bolioved tho movements of troops in this vicinity is to capturo the gathering men, who, it is belioved, havo formed a rendezvous preparatory to a Fenian invasion. Somo time ago General O'Neil, Commander of the Fenian forces, issued an order to tho brotherhood to tho effect that before another winter passed away decisivo measures would be resorted to by the Fenian forces to achieve tho object of the brotherhood.^ For the past two months groat activity has existed in...
LATER FROM EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
LATER PROM EUROPE. By way of California, we have, by tho barque Kover of the Seas, further details of European nows. Tho following extracts are from tho San, Francisco W Hunting Bulletin : Paris, December 3.-The reported difficulty in Paris about landing the French cable on tho American shore, has been amicably settled. London, December 3.-Tho proceedings in tho Consistory Court of York against Rov. C. Voyso, for heresy, has toi-minated. Mr. Voyse was heard yes terday in his own dofence before the Chancellor, who to-day rondorod judgment, declaring that all tho charges and allegations against tho defendant had been proved, and excluded him from the Church of England. Madrid, Docembor 3.-Several Carhsts conspira tors have been discovered in various parts of Spain within a few days, and a number of arrests made. Tho authorities aro taking extraordinary precautions to arrest tho new outbreakers. London, Decomber 3.-The iron-clad vessels are ready to sail with the body of Mr. Peabody, t...
ORANGE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
ORANGE. Tuesday. At tho municipal nominations to-day six candi dates wore nominated. Tho Returning Officer declared tho nomination papers of Messrs. James Dalo, Josoph Windred, and Benjamin Nelson to ho informal. Messrs. Douglas, Wioly, and Mulholland were theroforo declared to ho duly elected as Alder men of tho borough. Great oxcitoment prevails in town in consequence . ,
TAMWORTH. Monday night. THE LIVERPOOL PLAINS ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
TAMWORTH. Monday night. THE LIVERPOOL PLAINS ELECTION. Tho following is tho correct stato of tho poll : Cowper. Parnell. Abbott. Tamworth.. .. 237 20 0 "Breeza .. ..10 ll 0 »Gunnedah.. .-. 67 44 0 Baraba .. ..18 0 0 Wallabadah ..61 1 0 . Quirindi .. ..ll 2 0 Nundle .. ..91 10 1 Gnver's Inn .. 21 0 0 Doughboy Hollow ..31 1 0 Bowling Alloy Point 78 2 0 . Moonbi .. .. 45 0 0 Venosa' Inn, Manilla 21 4 0 Somerton .. ..19 1 o Tambar Springs 5 19 0 Black Creek 6 0 0 721 120 1 Majority for tho Hon. Charles Cowper, O.M.G., .01.
OFFICIAL INFORMATION FROM WAIKATO. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
OFFICIAL INFORMATION FROM WAIKATO.' I Wo are informed that Colonel M'Donnell is now i at Tapapa, in close proximity to Te Kooti's position, li Already some skkraishing has taken place, with a v halance of success in our favour. In the course of I to-day we are likely to hoar of a close engagement, p Lieutenant-Colonel Moule has advanced to Colonel | M'DonnoU's position with several days' supplies, f The force is in groat spirits, and it is not unlikely [ that some sharp encounter may soon take place. i