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Science. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
.cietice. A Oheap Electric Pen.-A description has been given by Dr. J. Garel of a simple wa to mak an electric pen to be used fd e-same effect-as- thes somewhat costly A tracing of..the.drawing to beo copied is_. 1tdiifi'thlifpc"h"gtrb·h Cni, 'th'en-lnd-upon5 a piece of common gas carbgn. The, larger ..the carbon.in. proportion to "tlie paper, the less shifting will be required; but a piece of reasonably.convenient size may be. easily founndjýld t ih'biild hbe grouid to-a'fair sur face,T pn?l td6of ?arbon thli sipre arid is to be connecterlý1wthoneof the screws of a small inductionicoil;.idicki'as that used for an electric bell. The style for following the design; says,a contpmporaryi is nothing more thari a lead iencil; rather hard and brought to a fine point. lT.he:other.end of the lead of the pencil is cbhnnectel 'b' a wire with the okher screw of the induction.coil, which in tuirn is ;dozindcted'wilth' a' suitihble battery. The wood of the.pencil effectunlly insulates the?ii?ret...
OAKLEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6. (Continued from last issue.) REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
OAKLEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL.' THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6. (Continued from last 'isse.) REPORTS:. The T President reported that he had at. tended a conference of delegates-from the various municipal bodies, at the Town Hall Melbourne; for the purpose of receiving the report prepared by the sub committee ap qinted at a previou meet to coider te propoised Public Health :ýaw Amends went Bill. The following resolutiois were carried.? ' Thatthe sub-committee who prP ared the report wait on the t(hief Secretary and en deavor to, fix a daane on which, he will re .ceive a deputation, and that the members.?f the conference be informed of the day;" 'That copies of the report be forwarded to the membbs'of both Houses of Parliament,. with a request. that they* will use their.in fluence in the House, and with the Gover~n mentin support of the sanue:" --Received..' ' RECREATION REBSeRVE. ..A communication was read from the Commissioner of Police stating, with refer ence to the council's application to have a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
UNPARALELLED SUCCESS... OF THE N-OISELESS : WHITE 'i SEWING MACHINE "THE WHIiTE" SA Thing, ofBeautyad a Joy for Ever." Stands ;acknoi dged the King of It is the finest finished and best:mdde SMacliie in t World. It.is' the Easiest Working, andbes satisfying machine ever produced. Purchlasirs never fail' to°recommen , it tofthe? friends: :': f ' 5000 of these Maciines re sold every Year in the Colonies? . S oe clai" general symmetry in the Sconstruction of our Macohine, ,Wod Work, and Stand ;,hereb the same is - an Ornamental Article of.-: Fur niture, as..well, as a.Necessity, anid Luxury of theHonsh Houshold. The Pulih c 'acknowledge th at the A: W: i TE " Embroiderer is the most complete attachment' of its dIeai ev er pduces,. . . ... And bein Patentes,. of the same -:we re-gerve its sale exclusively to the Patrons of the. WHITE." : The Mechanism of this attachment sch t at an: operator -rmderstand ng the first principles o ;rreading and Treading the .Machine can pro ,LB ce beau ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
h IEALTh,?I ?BEAIJY I f €O]IFiORTI., For One Penny per welk"i:i'" FoamingTooth W ash -promu tes the above It , is. the, safest;, most pleasant, ,most effective, and most economical 'ofialli pre; parations for cleaning tlie teeth. _, ",It_ is original and uniique. ,There 'is nothing like it. Price s per bottle, which .lasts 12 weeks when used 'every day. J. H. NEaXrrA Manfaolturiingand1Dispening; Chemist,New-street, Middle Brighton. ADVT. ] : ..... .. . : OAKLEIGII POLICE COURT. -0-o S WEDNESDAY, OCT 19. (Before.Messrs. V. R. Looker,ýG. Looker, and J. Jordan, J's P.) RESCUING CATTLE, ,Henry v. Wilkinson for,resecuing acow on the way to the ground. The offnco was fully proved, and he was fined £1 with 2s 6d costs. HOINaTTAY. -W.H. Locke v. H..IUghes 12as,balaneaa of accont Dismiesd withlIs is o angast'compma1sinsat. Lawn Tennis. , Cheltenham v Gascoigne.-This match Played last Saturday resulted in a victory for the latter by 43 to 17. On Saturday eveping last A. O. Franklyn, Esq., on ...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
AM f sce laneo Blades of Pocketknives.-Tob blades f the very cheap pockctknivcs are punched l dies from s!iect steel but those for first elnes:,poocket-cutlcry-anerhan'farged-n'e- go'd" workman being able to forgo from twenty five to thirty large blades per hou. 1flid about forty pen blades per hour. TlP'i a .pattermnard-gaHgROfurnishecdlthjteorgeBdo each sort of blade, but the experienced iiwrkmainrit?6ly ?efers to either, his accuracy of eye-and-skill-of -hand-being- sufficient guides to exactness. The blades come from the hand of the smith perfect in form, ex ct tn lidt vlbftthlio back intended to guide ýigaging bla-is, this bevel being formed by grinding." Tlre steel used in these fine blades is Wardlow's (English), or the best American make. As they come from the forges the blades are " choiled," or filed, to make a nidk ibetween the blado and tlel tang\ "TeiTthic blades'a-c tempered, litaitg: received fhd tradirdeiir stiarpi the tng, unde' alprcss.4 Tf d lharduei 'g is doiion ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
- .C RRIC KE T.- -0 A meeting of .delegates, elected from the various societies, was held at O'Shea's hotel, on Thursday evening last, to take into consideration the .offer, of a trophy, valued at 10 guineas, promised by, Mr.- J. D. Cochrane, .,Jeweller, : Bay-street Brighton,to be played forbetweeitlie'differ ent cricket societies of: the. district. Mr W. G. Burgess was elected .chairman. Thebfollo wing societies were represented: A.O F., Cheltenhanm, 1Mr... Jrvime;, A.O.F., Cheltenham "Pride of St. Geog," Mr W.; i.QBurgess,;iA6:.,F.iChelte.rhamB "Star of Brighton;"* Mr P. Rowe; M.U.I.O 0 F.,. Mr W.. Pamphelon; G.U.O.O F., MrerHhert U.A.OD. Mr 'J Makell; P. A.F S., Mr W. M Knight; I.O.R, -Mr S. Germn.' - Mri S. Germon" was elected secretiry and trens urer. 'Itwas decided that the: offer: be accepted, anid- that it: be ''arimed the. Cochraie Trophy. It was furher decded hatia4:'it4e'.playd" forw on- Sabrdays :on hart.'wickets:no matting to be allowed'in any match. The first matches....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
- Colleges and Schools. " INIS COBONAT OPvs." - BRIGiHTON LA DIES'' COLLEGE " .. ('t Ellesmere,") ! S T.,'fANDREW STREET, l . L Neanrthe Town Han11ll "(L:atIof CliftonHli ill Ladies' College); For several yeais ;teacher under : the' Board, of Education, S.. SS-.E. COX. .:. English Literature and Mathematics; S. GRENFELL, BA., . rehacih nd' Grman, 1IERR OTTO 1M LLER J. F. JONES, EsQ. S Pianoforte,' ",; . T. J. HAMMOND,Es.;, " ' Miss BURKITT, R.A.M.,; .i MRs.ORR, and Miss, A. E. COX .;i': , -. ,'~,rCalisthenics,a; ', .. , . MissE DICK :and MOON. .,, Resident Governess: MISS A, E. COX. (Payable in advanice)" "DayiPupils:-- ' English(as below), also Languages. One and half to Foir Guineas per Term Resident Pupils (under 12 years) :. English (as' below), also Languages, - Music, and Painting Twelve Guineas per Term Resident Pupils (over 12 years): English: (as below), also Languages, Music, and Painting Fifteen Guineas per Term ENGLISH in its various branches com prises Reading, Writing,...
Humor. Comparisons. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
. .b i . ..O ,.. She glanced at tlo ring on her finger "_ ari M Mii i -17iýCl-h'"fb l1tUli ft! lr" The stona shonenaO.true SAsber fieryfiýee r)iblue, And the gold was a matoh to her hair. -,:.:hesianled.as5shlethought Its radianco brouthbt And whispered in seaitt'tcents low, ----" Oh, thank-yon;dear Fred ; A"Icbl nicer than Tom gavc, you. know. It Was Probably an-Oversight.--Mra Porcine hbs a very pronounced ,idea of the proprieties.of life. A few days ago. while a: thoraces,h.Mr. Brown passed.thien?, bIt ;his politebow met with only.a frigidstare.',. "Why, mamma," exclaimed Miss l'orcin . 'you.did.not bow toiMr. BrownJ . ,. :' MIly dear," returnedil 'Mrs. P,irein, calmly,:'!we. cannot nifford[ to .r?e?gniai i~, ;. Brown any. more;- ifel has ifllerlctc, !' observe one of the proprieties:of life." " Why, whWido you mean, mamn?: il:, hoewentinto mqurnngl,thbtou~ ghattc, nt , u.\. to everything." "NiTo!dearli dlidnc"..: Tho young livayw'is th'iglhtfh a ifmomcnt. and then asked,- ln?a' ...
[?]ovelist. DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Reprinted from The Australasian" of 1867 by special permission) CHAPTER.—XXII. SUSPECTED,BUT GUILTLESS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 22 October 1887
DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING --------♦-------- AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Reprinted from "The Australasian" of 1867 by special permission) CHAPTER. XXII. SUSPECTED, BUT GUILTLESS. Seven happy months flew swiftly by; &nbsp; my pupils were a source of constant inter- est to me, and were as docile and loveable as heart could wish. Their progress was most encouraging to me, and their parents were more than satisfied with the results &nbsp; of my tuition. Those seven months were the happiest and best-employed of all the months that I have lived. But a change was near at hand, and this bright vista in my existence was fast being closed upon by the old dark shadows. A horse was always placed at my dispo- sal, and when I could spare time, I was in the habit of taking a ride through the coun- &nbsp; try round about. On one of these occa- sions I called at a shepherd's hut which was situated at the foot of some ranges about ten miles distant from the public &nbs...
HOW TO HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
.[OW TO HIELP YOUR TOWN. Talk adout it. Write about it Beautify the streets. Be friendly to everybody. Elect good men to all offices. Keep your sibe walks in good repair. Sell all you can and buy all you can at home. If you are rich invest something, employ somebody. 1e courteous to strangers that' come among yr,u so that they will go away with good impressions. Always cheer on the men who go in for improvements. Your portion of the cost will be nothing but what is just. Don't "kick" at any proposed improve ment because it is not at your own door, or for fear your taxes will be raised fifty cents,
Courage. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Courage. Be not discouraged with thy doubt, 0 soul I Perchance the hand of God it is that leads Thy faith to nobler creeds and broadcr'trust Part of thy manhood is to doubt, and solve, And rise to higher things. For cobwebs S hang, . : . .' , About the intellect as in a court But little used, and we must let-thesun Pour in and conquer mirk and mist. The creed tihy father built, wherein his soul Did live, and move, find its joy. May. be but small to :thee; then, without fear,." .... :. ..- :" ,o ?: . - Build o'er again the atrium of the soul So broad that all mankind:may feast with thee. Incorroct Quotations.-Thosh who quote incorrectly may comfort themselves by think. ing that they are in good company. There are, as every careful render knows, numerous quotitions in tho New Testament fron?' the writers of the Hebrew scriptures in th oleL They are made almost altogether, from tf septuagint versions, and not from the origi. nal Hebrew, and in a great many cases'tho quolations are not ...
BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28. (Before Messrs. Wilson, Webster and Walsh, J.P.) PLAYING AN UNLAWFUL GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
BRIGHTON POLICE COURT. FRIDAY,, OCTOBER 28. (Before MlLesrs. Wilson,. Webster and Walsh, J.P.) PLAYING AN UNLAWFUL GAME. William Baxter and William Turner were charged by Constable Holland with playing an unlawful game in a public' place." Mr. :S. G. Williams for complainant, Mr. Neave for the defence. Constable Holland dep ised that he was on duty in plain clothes at the Elstern wick racecourse on the 14th inst., when he found defendants using an instrument known as Maxfield's parlor games. Wit ness gave a description of the machine, and. stated that six persons paid le. each to manipulate, and the winner received 5i. He saw the m ;hine worked over a dozen times, and on two consecutive oc casions saw a well knoa. spieler win the 5s. Cross-examined by Mr Neave: Have no doubt but what the machine could be manipulated. Never inspected the in terior or works of the machine. Constable Brennan gave corroborative evidence. In defence, Mr. Neave said it wai not a game of chance but of skil...
The Leader. JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1887. OUR ANNUAL CRAZE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1887. OUR ANNUAL CRAZE. j TIE time was when horse racing was indulged in for the sole love of sport. That day has gone by, and now the moving spring of the whole concern is the desire to fatten on other peoples' money. There could be no great harm in testing which hdrse could poke his nose in before another in a " square race," providing undue severity and barbarism- were not ap plied in the shape of whip and slur, but horse racing, as it is to-day, is little better. than a gigantic swindle. The whole thing has become satur ated with fraud, and the public know it. Recontly it has been stated that over £20,000,000 changes hands annually over this so-called sport. Young' mnmen;-and i- maidlens, -old- men 'and women, and even: the prisoners in their cells, 'indulge their passion for gambliig. Gambling over horse-raci?ig is certainily no' worse ini principle than some of the pious swindling at Church Bazaars. But this says little in its favor. The p...
Brighton v. South Yarra Wesley. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Brighton v. Soulth Yarra Wesley. This match is to be played this after noon, at the-Beach, at 2.30. Tesm Baliantyne, Beulke, Boxshall,--Dunn, Everingham, Desaily, Lilcas, Mowritz, Sims, Spear and Tnompson.
Amateur Ballooning. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Amnatecur Ballooning. As nearly as could be judged, I was more than a mile high, and all sounds from the earth had censed. There was a death-like silence which'was simply awful. It seemed to my overstrained nerves to forbode disaster. The ticking of the watch in my pocket sounded like a trip.hammer. I could feel the blood as it shot through the veinsof my head and arms. My straw hat and the wil low car snapped and cracked, being con tracted by the evaporation of the moisture in them, and by the fast-cooling tempera ture. ' ' I was compelled to breathe a little quicker than usual, on account of the rarity of the atmosphere. I became sensible of a loud, monotonous hum in my ears, pitched about on the middle O of the piano, which seemed to bore into my. head from each side, meet ing in the centre .with a pop; then for an in stant my head would be clear, when the same experience would be repeated. By throwing out small pieces of tissue paper, I saw that the balloon was still rapidly asc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
- Special Adesrtisemen.t Q7Ii a -y UNPARALELLED^ SUCCESS OF TIHE NOISELESS WHITE SEWING- . MACHINES. "TINE `WHITE." " A Thing of Beauty and a Joy for Ever."" Stands acknoi~ledoged the King of all Machines. It is the finest finished and best made Ma chine in the World.. It ..is ethe Easiest Workiing" andbes. satisfying machine ever produced. Purchasers never fail to recommiend it to their friends. 5000 of these Machines are sold every Year in the Colonies..' We claim general symmetry in the construction- of our Machine, Wood W~ik, and Stand, whereby the same is an Ornamental Article of Fur niture, as well as a Necessity and Luxury of the Houshold. The Public acknowledge that the ,'WHITE" Embroiderer is the most complete attachment of its kind ever produced, And being Patentees of the same we reserve its sale exclusively to the Patrons of the "WHITE." The Mechanism of this attachment suchk tat an operator "' derstand-. .ng the first principles -o nreading and Treading the Machine can ...
The Constant Lover. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
•The Co nstant Lover. Ont upon it, I haveClov'd "" ' Three whole days together; And nam like to love three more, If it prove fair weather.' Time shall minlotaway his wings, Ere lie shall discover In the whole wide world ignin .Such a constant lover. ..But the spite ou't is no praiso Is dne at all to me;. -Love'with ll had made no stays, IIHad it any been but she. Had it any been butshe, , And that-very face, Thereo'lnd been at least ?re this A dozen dozen in her paicd.