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THE MONKEY AND THE FEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
THE MONKEY AYDN THEI FEATHER. ` Many years ago, when I was a little girl, I went with. my big brotherGeorge to see the monkeys. h Theyiwer'c noisy things, to be sure. There Ivere?young. 'looking monkeys, old-looking:monkeys ; some with grey cdats, and some with brown. :Their funny antics.imalde us laugh heartily. .Ye'got close to the cage, when down came a monkey very quickly froni his perch, put his paw through the Sbars, add stole the feather firom the top of my hat. He ran up the tree to the top of the cage. Then he put the feather on his own head;, and looked at the :others, as much as to say, "'What a beauty am I !" I thought at first I ought to cry, but whei I saw the funny fellow with the feather on his head, I could not help a good laugh --" Our Little Dots."
MEMORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
- i .? - MEMIORY. Y - ..i Oh I Memory,;what a power hast tliou? Tb cheer the heart, to smiootli the brow' To voo 'the weary soul: from pain, i : r With deeds and words come back again.r. Thoughts of our youth, car hoies, our Still sorrow oft with sunshine blends, And casts a shadow oc?r what might be Sod purely bright, so fully free. We linger fondly o'er the past; We sigh because it faded fast, -Would we recall the days now gone, The friendships formed, the victories won. The sad despair, the quick bright joy, The hopes that came as when a boy ' We dreaint of what might be in store, 'Nor'counted over being poor. Ah, well, we little could thee spare, SBut doubts and troubles withl thee share, Till finding good in thy sweet peace, Remember I But all envying cease. . jie
SUICIDE OF A TRADESMAN [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
SUICIDE OF A TRADESMAN An inquest was :held on 'Saturday morning last by Mr. Candler upon the remains of 't collar maker named Henry Francis Greeu , ho iWas, found dead in hisl bed od' Th'ursdaymo:irning. Evi dence was, gi?en:,: by'he niothier of deceased3 that le livadiviltli herat ler residence'' in Lanii''I:ulstidietý a°nnd,''n as'' 31 ydars of age. On Wednesday evening she retired to re?t it ten o'clock leaving" he son sittmingup- and apiparently- in good health. "He 'in'dliad " I 'dotuestid` troubles lately, however;: and, had beeni drinking. ;As 'resul? of this he ate little, being uindr- tho ;delusion that someone iwanted to oison hi, On Thuirsday morning asI irose, and alter lightitugi . le /fire;procceded to :arouse Gren,, butO, her horror found hiim dead. Dr Louis henry dpsed to mnnaking, a 'post-morteS :cexamination of the re mains, and found ani incised wound in the heart whilst` there 'was u corres ponding wound just over the left nipple hIre rema inm organs of tlhe boa...
A Shepherd Dog's Joke. A Very Amusing Story of Canine Sagacity [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
A Shlepherd Dog's Joke.: -, AVery Amusing Story of Canine Sagacity I once witnessed a display of intelligence on, the part of a shepherd dog that was remarkable from thbo fact that the trick he performed andenjoyed with seemingly human intelligence, was planned by himself without previousinstruction, and was executed with out assistance. -Hie name was Shep, and he was a hand some animal, with markings of pure white and i?altbrown, a most intelligent head, and a large and beautiful eye that slashed with great spirit. He was a great pet with the 'children, and entered into all their sports ,withlas much zest as they. I was standieg at a window one day, when I erW Slihp coming around the house with Jim'i cap'in his mouth. • (Jim was a colored boy, ten years old, who.did light chores about the place.) Looking hurriedly round, to see if hlo was watched, the dog'dropped the cap into a hole beside the. bottom board of the feneq. wherotit was well hidden and would 'rclueare a clo'e edarch t...
LITTLE FOLK. Nell's Fairy Tale. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
LITTLE FOLK. Ncli's Eniry'1:0el. The fairy tale. aa ended, the wicked Queen * had fled a c The Prince had eavcd the-PiinOeee and cut Off -the monster's head ; The people all were joyful, andl the Princess and the Prince WYer-?married and--so ran the tale-" lived S: ihappy ever eince." Nell closed the book of fairy tales and mused : "I wonder why There ate no firies nowadaes? I only wish tbatI . Could be a fairy princeseo like the Princes G iolden-hair." Here Nell dropped to sleep, and then she S' started in her chair, When, of its own accord, the book popped open and behold I cOitrept a wee elf-princess all arrayed in : cloth of gold; Sho iglied a little tired, sigh and then Nell . heard her say in atiny, tired little voice,'that sounded far away: i :"Ol, dear, lhow very nice it is for one to get i outside. You've nho idea 'nos flat it is, my dear, until e you've tried. To be shut up in a story-book with dragons, S, queens and hkigs, And always ha?io to do and say'the-same old ': se...
SHORT SKETCHES. Amusing Adventure. How Alexander Damas Surprised an Amiable Commis Voyageur. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
SHORT SKETCHES. ; Amulsing Adventriture. flow Alexander Damas Sorprised an :Ami able Commis Voyageur. Alexander Dumas, the French novelist and dramatist. gas the hero of many amusing adveotrees. Once, when at the height of his popularity, he was importuned to become a commercial traveller because he was such a jolly, good fellow. The anecdote, as told by aParisjournal, is as follows: Some' years ago a merchant of Lyons was returning from Paris to his natal city. In the same com partment with him sat a tall fellow, lively, talkative and full of gasconade, but, on the whole, the best and most amusing travelling companion one could wish. On alighting at Lyons the merchant, charmed by the talk ing, manner and gaiety of his neighbor, ex claimed: "By Jove sir, I am glad to have made your acquaintance. You are a good fellow I .You are a charming fellow 1 Can't you talk, though! Come, let us make a trade, will you" " Well, what kindlof a trade 1" "Come and dine with me; at dessert we will s...
Subjects for Thought. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
Suiijects for Thou?ght. Tut: atmosphere of regret is debilitating, enervating, aephsxiating. It should be avoided by us as we avoid malarial atmo spherep and those saturated with infection, A great purpose will lift. one out of regrets, and, failing a great purpose, many smaller ones will eccomplish the ame. end. In nsch a world as this there is aiways enough altirmative positive good to he done to occupy all one's time and thought and cnergy, all one's capacity of doing and willing. Ir there were no dark places in our lives we should not value the brightness; if there were no failures we should not care for cua cess; if we had no disappointments we )hould have few hopes; and without ad versity prosperity would loee most of its aharm. Attxao all the virtues humility is pre eminent. It is the afest because it is alway.l an anchor; and that man may be truly said to lice the most contented in his call ing who strives to live within the compses of it. IT we were not. so imperfect oursel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
"THIE COBUURIGi LEADER." PUlitL[lED l EVER W]EDINESDAV; A'IES' JIUILDINfGS SYDNE. ;?i lli, i COBURG `PRICE O-NE. PENNY. I' be hbtb.iidi.l t TjiTi LEADnR OrtiLe, or: of Mrs. Summers, News Agent. JOli YR NTING0 ?of Every Description txiRcuted in,the best style. 1l u t.L??iticiulai of Chuorh Vr,, too g:ts?e with reports oif proceedings of F1'e-ily .icietie,, Footlball Cricket and l:ll Athlctic Claubs will lie given ill thile colum ,f "'rII II.:ADeIr," :lnd it i Il opLed tlha Iralers lild Secrelaries will recognise our en ldavor Io cater.for readers ini every depart-: Itnit, lby forwarding for insertion all 'pelial adlverltisemlents. and accordlinlg us a share of their patronage. Items of interest, nd iany articles inteuded for insertion ill our nws clulmnus, slhotlul le forwanled to the ,liltor not later than Monday evelning, otllerwise their iublicatiohl cannot be gua:anteed. Our columns are open to all intelligent icr'relinudents without respect to creed or clor, with the proviso tha...
THOSE FORGED PENTRIDGE NOTES. A SPIELER SUSPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
THOSE FORGED R E PENT RIDGE NOTESe r ,,ir .A SPIELER SUSPECTED. The .' inding of some io ,or? . I f. lash'' bank-niotes inside the walls of th P??Pen?ridge Prison caused con siderable as'onishment to the officials of that establishment, who have not yet been able to elucidate the mystery as to how they were manufactured under thie strict supervision which maintains throughout that institution. The notes are very clumsily executed, and it is thought that a well-known spielcj. s.%vhoia jýundLý'ra;Pn,ý Pentridge, has something to do with the affair. As other articles used by this class of gentry were also found concealed, the opinion of the authori ties is that the notes were intended to be passed !out, if "possible; 't6 .b'e palmed offi oniunepecting persons ,at" the races; but: thatt failing& to, do so; they were biried in the ground i0n n of: the ;workshops tto; await?another opportunity to put them'in cirula tion. The paper used is ol:a very dark !color and nothing like the...
ALLEGED ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
_ALLEGED ASSAULT. SAt. the Brunswick police court unWed nesday two young men uiinied Thionas .iid alter Jarriel were. proceeded against on a charge: of fuiulawfully assaultiign Thmniaas KaIne, the andiu o at present stauds remanidetd l ina charge of unlawfully wodin a ro r the defendants. ýMr. Neave ,alpcared foi ,thiledefencei'. Evidence: rwas? given by Kane: that lie lii ,til in Donald=street North Bruns .wick incompany. withi nwoman named Jsthler?.Cireelan. On the: morning of iiii?it?"ultit hei returned hoeue and found Ie ttod idefendants in the house. f eiiimldiately on opening the door he was kni,cked down by Thomas Jarvie, wlio h'eld an axe in his hand, whilst the other brotiher likewise struck him with a iece of wood,'and also stabbed himt with a knife. IIe gave nio provocation what evernor did be wish them inside his hliouse.: " .Tol Mr; Neave: Did not kniow that the men were sent to make enquiries by the police concerning the assault oil their brother. Another witness state...
The Deadly Cold Bed. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
The Deadly Cold Ired. If trustworthy etatistica could be had of the number of personn who die every year or become permanently diecased from eleeping in dalmp or cold brds, they would probably be astonishing nrd np allinp. It is a peril that constantly bescts Iravelling men, and if they are wice they will invarirably insirt on having their beds aired and dried, even at the rick of causing much trouble to their landlerds. BIut the peril resides in the honle and tihe cold 'epare-room" han Plain its thouesanda of haplee gucFLt and will go on with its slaughter till people learn wisdom. Not only the gurrt but the family often elffer the penalty of eleeping in cold rooms and chilling their bodies at a time when they need all their bodily heet by getting between cold sheets. Even inl warm slmmer weather a cold, damp bed will get in its deadly work. It is a needless peril, and the neglect to pro vide dry rooms and bled has in it the ele ments of murder and suicide.
POLICE NEWS. BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. King (chairman) Fraser, Fleming, George, Harrison, Tinning, and Dr. Talbot. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
POLICE NEWS. I;RUNSWICK.--WE1 ,iNES,.Y. Before Messrs: KIing (claisroam). Fraser,l Fleming, George; Harrison, Tin ning, and Dr. Talbot. oiisc5SNiE LANGUAGE. Constable Callender prosecuted John Grierson for this offence. The officer stated that on Saturday evening defen dant with a numnber of lads was standing under a verandah in Unicn-strcet, and used very badl words. Sergeant Brown stated that the youth was under the influence of liquor when arrested, and Ihad been to the races. A tine of 40s., or 14 days' imiprison ment was imposed. "TIH'E , EELERS." Senior-Constable Jackson proceeded against Daniel Bourke for insulting behavior. The senior arrested defendant whilst wandering about the streets on Cup night. lie wonld not go home when ordered to do so, and also addlressed witness and his mate as "- peelers." Constable Wilcox gave corroborative evidence; Witness: Didn't you salute tme first? -Only told you to go hoice. Didn't you ask me if I had won any' thing on "Carrasine" ?-No. D...
Water Bouquets. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
. Water Bouquets. Produce a glass shade.or globe, and a glass dish on which- the ehadd' will stand'evenly. A stani 'orn shortpeda'stl iso'as to liIt the bornamentl eomewbhat.up fromn the table is .beed. Then proceed to arrange the lbowers andlfaliage in bouquet form, the stems being. hlioitened and tied securely to something hea4y, which "will serve to keep the flowers 'erect yet, fixed to the stand. :Next get. a large bath or top, fill it with clear water, and high enough to not only fully immerse the flo ers, but to cover the shade when placed ovei the bouquet. Place the dish or stand at the bottom of the. tub, put the flowers into it, in erect form, then take the shade and lay it side. ways in the water, the hottom edge touching the edge of the dish or stand on which the flowers are placed. The shade must then be gradually and very carefully brought over the flowers so that no air is retained. It is important that this act should be performed quite beneath the water, as if air bu...
BRUNSWICK RELIEF SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
BRUNSWICK RELIEF I SOCIETY. i o c ?[We are compelled to hold ovcr htlh following report, which should h ave i appeared in our last issue.] Ti'The annual meeting of the members A of the :Brunswick Relief= Society wasS held in the ,committce room of[ithe town: haill '"oii Wednesday ?last, there hbeing a fairmattendanc?:. Th o;chairravas occu pibd :by the' mayorr? (r -Fleiing) and, after- the; meeting had been formally' opeied, itho rinual report of the comn mittee was read by: the ion. treasurer I (MIes' George) as follows: The committee, in making their repoi to the't fourth year of the sociefty wish to express their satisfaction at the fair ainmount, of iubscriptionis received, ,con= sidering the depiression in trade during the past few mnionths, the greaternpumber of'subsciiptioiis 'not being' called upon u~iil' ti r ii"-month f , A~ t is: TI'' I.h number of families helped' diring the ye~ar uiere 30, an increase of.II over the previous year. Several persons 'lio were to ill to 'bd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
ireause men believe iot in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape:and tarn: they do not believe any reward' for charity, therefore they will part with no $14ug. Native ability without education is like a tree which bears no fruit. REMARKABLE INTELLIGENCE AND HEROISM OF A DOG: ... THE large 'Newfoundland dogH;eck,' belonging to the St. Elmo Hotel, in the" oil town of `Eldred, :Pa.,- was known, throughout. the. nortliern, ii field for its great strength .and almost human intelligence. The porter of the hotel, a' kind hearted but intemr perate person, was anr especial favourite witli the dog. The porter, a small man, slept in a little room back of the office. The dog slept in the office. On the night of September 18 last the porter.was drunk when he went to bed, and soon fell into a heavy sleep. Some time in the night he 'was awakened by the loud barking of Heck, who was jumping frantically oni the porter's bed and seizing the pillow with his teeth The still drunken and drows...
Children's Parties in Winter. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
Children's Partics in Winter. It is impossible not to recognise that the so-called "pleasure" of a children's party involves a very large measure of excitement, both before and after the event; eo that apart from the exposure to tho ahances of "chill," and improper food ant drink on the odoasion, there is an amount of wear and tear and waste attending these parties, which ought to be estimated, and the estimate can 1 eearcely be a low one. It may sEem un gracious, to strive to put a limit on the pleasures of the young, but it must not be forgotten that early youth is the period of growth and developement, and that anything and everything that caerus special waste of organised material, aithout a compensatory stimulus to nutrition, ought to be avoided. We turn from these to the mental and nerve injuries inflicted on the growing organism. They are certainly not to be disregarded. A perfect storm of excitement rages in the little brain from the moment the invitation has been received, ...
The Clothing of Babies. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
The Clothinug of Babies. Although I own that children are now more sensibly clothed than was the :case thirty years ago, it is still common to see an infant, who can take no exercise to warm himself, wearing a low-necked, short-sleeved, short-coated dress in the coldest, weather.. The two parts of the body-viz., the upper portion of the chest and the lowerportion of the abdomen-which it is most important to keep from variations of temperature, are exposed, and the child is rendered liable to colds, coughs and luong diseases on the one hand, and bowel complaint on the other. Whet little there is of the dress is chiefly composed of open work and embroidery, eo that there is about as much warmth in itas in a wire sieave, and the socks' accompanying ouch a dress are of cold white cotton, expos ing a cruel length of blue and red leg. I cannot sea the beauty of a pair of livid blue legs, and would much rather behold them comfortably clad in a pair of 'stockings. If the beauty lie in the s...
Recipes. RAISIN PIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
Recipes. One lemon, juice and rind, one cupful of raisins, one cupful of water, one cupful of rolled crackers; stone the raisins and boil till soft, grate the lemon rind, mix well to. geeher, and bake with two cruets. LEMON 1Ii:. Boil three lemons till soft. Take out the seeds and juice and chop the peel very fine. To the raisins, -add two cups of chopped raisins, two curs of molasses and two rolled crackers. Stir it well, adding one cup of water. This will make four pies. FRYING BANANAS. Cot eight bsnanao into halves through their length, dip them in a paste made from three ecgs. six ounces of flour and a little water to make it smooth. It must be suffi ciently solid to adhere to the bananas; add a half tesepoonful of soda. mix thoroughly with your paste.dip the bananas in and fry them in hot lard, and when colored a bright yellow, drain, sprinkle them with sugar, and lJIY~et
How She Retaliated. A Cheeky Seller of Sewing Machines Cured of His Audacity. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
How She Ilctaliatcd. A Cbeely Seller of Sewing Machines Cured of His Audacity. "When much younger than I am now," sail an old newspaper man to a reporter, "I sold sewing machines. You may rest assured I was a trifle fresh, and suffered therefore, as the followed adventure will show: '" Near the close of a hot day I was driving through the little village of G- to the town where I made my headquartere. Sud denly a big black cloud appeared in the sky, and when my played-out horse had covered hall a mile the rain came dancing down. I had two machines on and no blanket. To save myself and machines from getting drenched I drove for the only house within a radius of a mile. " I was a sorry sight when I reached that old country mansion half hidden by tall maples. Jumping out, Iknocked at the door and explained that 1 would like to leave my machines temporarily, in order to save them from the storm. '?Before I made the request I discovered that the young lady who responded to my knock was on...
THE HOME. Tapioca. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 12 November 1890
THE h1OME. od" Ta- Ioe. -Upoi your palntry esleee a goad soply Of tapioca keep unfailingly; For many dainties, wholesome, rich or rare, You from this starchy product may prepare. First then Ambrosia, food meetilfo?tihe gods: They no'er partook of it, but " what's the odds?" One cup of tapioca soak o'er night; Then, when you're stirring with the morning light, , Place it where it will slowly cook till clear; A double kettle is of valuh ere. h . Add now one cup of sugar; :'and meantime Have one, nice pine-apple chopped very fineo, On this the boiling tapioca pour, And stir together; 'twill need nothing more. Pour into moulds which shall the shapepre Sserve; When cold and firm, with cream and sugar serve. This delicate and always welcome dish: You may prepare with peaches, if you wish; Or other fruit ; soft, ripe, or even canned ; Such as at season may beat command. If apples you would use, best pare and core Enough to fill your baking dish; no more. The space of cores with sugar fill,...