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MEAT AND POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
il:: L 'UT D PrOt.TR il -IoLLD ,. STErAr; No 2. Ingredients: Steak;, ozs, brcadcrmbs, parsley, a few sweet herbs; a. cfry little butter, pepper and salt to t.taste. Mi: Tltof: Take a go'od rimp steak; flatten it with'ia hatchet, and lay upon it a roll of seasoning madn of the bredecrumbs, parsley, i few sweCet herbs minced, pepper and salt, -mixed with a little -bttecr beaten to a cream with a.fork.loll .upthlie stek, bind itevenly with line tiwine, and lay it in a pie-dish with a cupnful of boiling water. Cover withl another dish, bake for- 0 miiitesi, basting frequently. 'Remove the cover-and let it brown before sending to table. Thicken the gravy with a little browned flour, and serve very hot. A layer of oysters, beardeld, instead of the force meat is a pleasant change. The twine should be cut off before sending to table.
CHICKEN PATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
CIIICK?E. . LTL,. .Ingredicnts: - lnmains of: cold roast fowls, stuling of the same, : ?tablespoonfuls of milk, 1 oz. of butterrolled in flour, pepper and salt ; pastry.. . 3tetilod :;Line some ,ate tiiis =.ilth good )pastry. and: hake'it' a-vere ili~lght, brown. 'Mince the coldl chickcni put the. bones and stnfling into saucepann with hilt n pint of ivater, and st?' this mfdowl n ito; half the quantity, remove the hones, add the milk, and butteranid seaison ' Stir in the chicken, make it vei3l, hotblit do'not ;let it boil. Slip the pastry front the tirns and arrange them on-a' hiotdish: i fill ithi'the miltre nnd set il thceoven till they, qarcge t tto table..
miscellaneous. To the Spirit of the Age. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
fl)ccIInselmeous. To the Spirit of the Age. If I ivre you. in moments of reflection, "hough criticism may be fair and'true, I'd not go in too maoch for vivisection, If I were you. I -oould not take the flowers of life and tear them Apart, their inner secrets all to view, I'd pluck them gently, revcrently: wear them, " "" I f I were you. Id olevie s0i0 go0ssamer of i tendrfai In Life's wide meadow, gemmed along Not ;iileep. them all before stern Fact's ivances, tI I ?cre yo.u. If iwere you I'd leave some twilight hours uTiiz'glairinr'd??dcii ayiht and the night's black hue, Some neutral tinted scenessomei shadedi bosvers, .F:.. If I Iwere you. 4 I would not let tihe oifof toleratio ?d The sameness of one general:" width of view '- ? . . . ... • . .. . ; , Subdue the free wve's motion of stagna. i'd nrut Fiindndown entluusim a fire kAs.a titqiuand high-flowin i d leave.some. few Sparks of a noble rage, a generons ire, i IfI were you00. _ - And oh amid the rush- for wealth or plea. sur...
A Few Amiable Delusions. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
A Fe?w Almiable Dertsions. TIhoti or be.st girl is perfection ic;rsoiilicdi. Thart our chrldren arc phenomenally bri'ht:° ' "" - - -" :: _.. , . ....... lThati the 'mran iwho doesi not share our political opinions is' either an idiot or a rascal. That we could edit'a paper with great success. That dullness is profundity. Tlhat vulgarity, is wit. , ; -'That oor friends would.get along 'ga eat deti better if they isodnld only follobw our advice. That we possess unusualhistrionic talent. That we can prevent our sons from falling in love with the first girl he meets, just as we did. Of all human virtues, none is so difllicul to compasa as that of full and frank forgive ness.. _No word is so often said, and nothing is more seldom done, and no-"ap between the woid and the thing is more carefully con. cealedI.Friend fall out, and " I forgive you " ends the sorry drama; but the assurance is rarely solid--the sound strikes the ear, but the echoes die away before they. reach the heart, and th...
Ladies' Column. Love in Life. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
Lore in Life. in life and.?love- if love inlife be ours, Sznilli a?'nd weeping ne'er were equal powers, le: t smiles thro' tears are sweetest smiles Itis the little tear that smiles confute, That soon,or late makes lovers' voices mute l-Yet ever gathering surely saddens all.; It is thejittle.tear no smiles ?fut ;' Or fleeting smiles of joy all destitute, That in thheheart's life surely sadden all. Love is not worth your weeping; letit go, l Ah,,is it 7, -Tell:me dearest, is io. .y life, one smine;?now thine is su reli] F or lovcj giftve ho thine, isshlove ,a. And death, if death be thine, that death were mille. :Dear love is richest wheh 'tis ll in all. How The Queen Travels.-The Queen's salodlis:ri in the centre, of:the train, and these commodious earriages, fitted for day or night" travelling, -her -Majesty occupies' with Princess lBeatrice. There are two beds in the'sleeping apart inenit whichfhlens from the day saloon. The lieds draisiinple, matchin,-'the reen and gilt fuirnitir...
HOUSEHOLD. Tasty Dishes. SOUPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
IIO USEILOLD. Taety D)'.ishes. . sours. C.autor Sou.--Ingredients: *To each quart of stock allow 12 or luozs.'of pulped i.arrot, salt and cayenne to taste. Method: lBoil as many carrots as required (about .1 good-sizcd ones to each quart) till quite tender. Theen cut up the red part and rub it through a sieve. \\eigh it. and add gravey soup or good stock in the above pro portions ;, mix it gradually, anl season with salt and a little cayenne. ,et- it boil up, and serve very liot.with a dish of fried bread cut into small dice.
Humor. A Few Select Fables. THE CAT AND THE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
"A Few `Select Fables. TIE CAT AND THE DOG. A .arge Maltese cat was seated upon a back fence one evening, engaged in render ing :i fortissimo passage from Tannhaussr, when he was thus addressed by an intelli. gent watchdog in the yard below i "What is the use of making the night hideous in this manner ? It is a poor return for all our master's kindness. Sow, though I do-not wish to appear egotistical, let me direct your attention to the fact that I never utter a sound at night unless Isee a burglar meander ing in this direction. Blutjyou-" Just then a boot-jack which had becn projected from a third-story. window, bit the canine on the brow, and he immediately expired. As for the cat at whom the missile had been aimed, he uttered a merry laugh and tripped lightly away. .iloiAL Virtue is:generlly, but.;nol alays ita own cewa:rd. - - i-.eLEP?? AT -"TD Tit Yi . :. :'" ,Anlebant,anid asgen'a biung stalitneiI near each other in a menagerie, the foirmer ;tookit upon hihsclf to rebuke.bis b...
THE ACCEPTED MS. AND THE CHESTNUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
THE ACCEPTED EIS. AND TILE CIlE.STNUT. An elderly chestnut reposed in an editor'[ waste paper basket, while upon the desk above lay an accepted MIS. " I wonder," re marked the latter as he glanced haughtily at the Chestnut, " that any one had the audacity to send you in for an examination. Why, your whiskers were gray when America. was discovered. But as for me, I am brand new, and when I appear, profusely illustrated, I am bound to create a big sensation." Juosl then the Editor entered, muttering, "After all, this story. is too long for the paper-I shall never be able to find roomn for it. If I only had a tenline pargnraph--" Just ther his eye fell upon the Chestnut, and exclaim. ing, "The very thing i" he seized it and sent it to the composing room, and cast the crest. fallen accepted MS. into the basket. MORA.-P'ride conmeth before a fall. The inventive genius of America lsn: run rank. A fellow has devised a machini which will take down a mail's words as hi. talks. Another has go...
FISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
Fish R.Lt.i . -Ingredients : - ?cmains of any cold boiled fish, potatoes, butter, a little milk. Method: 'reak the filh to.pieces with a fork, removing every vestige of skin and bone, and shredding very line. :lWhen this is done, add an equal bulk of mashed potatoes, work into a stifft htter, with a picce of butter anid some milk, and, if you wish to h-av them very nice, a beaten eeg. 'Flouriyour hinds, and make the :mixture into balls or orates, and fry in boiliiig lard or dripping to alight brown. Plainer fish cakes may be. mife of cod and potitoes alone, moulded rouind like: biscuits. -
The Oldest Newspaper. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
'The- Oldest Newspaper.-It is gene rally believed that the "iuesof London and the Gxrr'e; ,f. Flrsce of Paris are the oldest papers in existence, but this appears to be a mistake. The honor belongs to the Chinese, Swho posscss a journal started nearly a It'onsand years ago. Its name is the Aii- Ia?. it was founded, says a lerned biblio. phlist. in the year 911 of the Christian era. At° first it was published at irregular periods, but in. 13ll it became a weekly.' In 1SO! it auIcrist nother transformnation and appelar\c ,l ily.t It costs a l?alf-pealy' and issues three editions. The morning edition, printed on yellow paper, is devoted to commerce; the noon edition, printed . on white paper, contains official act and miscel laneous inews, while the evening edition, printed on red paper, is taken up with politi cal. inifo?mation and lewadin? articlx s" It is edited by six members of the Academy of Science,' and the total sale of the .three editioilsis 11 000 colites. - ' The oddest not...
Keep Out of the Past. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
CKeep Out of tile 1'aslt. Keep o:it of the past! f.ir its highways - Are damp with malarial g'o'joma: Its g:ardent are sere, and its forests are drear. Auiel everywhere mnohlers a tunmb.: iWho seeks to reg.ain its lost p!casures Fin.l.-i oInl a loOc turnedi to dust, Anil its storehouse of wotlerful treasurcs Is covered anud coated with rust. Keep out ot the past, it is haunted, IIe who in its nrenies grnpes Shall find there the ghost of n joy prized the most, Ani ai skeleton tlroing of.dced hopes.; In place of its beautiful rivers'" ; Lie pools that are stagnanlt with sliie, Aind these gravesgleaming. bright in the phos phorous light Cover dreams that iwere slain in their prime. ' Kcpt iot of, thlpast .! :it is.lonely,. And larreni and" blak to the view, Its fires have grown cold, and its storics are Turn. turn to the present, the noew To!da't litds vyoit p to the'h.:ll tpsi ;'": That are kissed by the radiant sun, To-day sihows:no tomb-hill life's hopes in bloom- ' UN Atid to-day h...
Saw the Thing Through. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
Samw the Tihing Through.- Ilow are you. ChnIdy,"shid one traveller to hnothler in Newc South Wales. "Wher :have y ou beef: I ~'he-re?" " Xs,' and'I was dlon: in bed for two weeks-with malaria':i Ohs";I'tell you I didn't The; Other O'ie.--: SotIyon.have got a step-:mother ! 'ýslhte id to the little girl of " Well;I feel sorry for vou." Oi, you needn't do that," reelli,' tie little one. l'le ise feel ?orry for p " A cheapthliiig iiin s'muier hits t didde's ' bend. : - - Philosophy, That el;eans Fiell-" uLy dearfriendl, i lon :vere. yii'iableto acqiuire stch on iitnuense fortune?' "l: haelrist simethoii is tl t.',. :"1\When I ivcs poor:I inmled-e Utht. ws1 rich; arin dlien I gt rich I :oide a thait I
My Earthquake. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
I had come home from the country, ","1 And you called that very night; So 'lnd you seemed to see me That I never thought of fright, Till as flowed the conversation 1 heard you boldly speak : . IMy dress suit's to be married S ome evening this next week I" I've heard of huistinig dynamite And Spaniard's bloody dirks ; OE Charleston's awful earthquake Coney Island's fireworks; "But all these frightful forces, D irk, or combination pop,.. ='" Couldn't make my little heart-strings ':i' e suich a fearful flop - As did that sentence. When I felt My senses come.once more, I calght these words : "I've lent it To a fellow in the store ?" She Had Certainly Forgotten,, my dear, I wish yell woild, bring home one of those boxes of French ln-bot:i o-.night' :'I" Ilusbanil-" Wia-" - -'A\nd after ten it wll be rell plecasasint to . t.Great Scott; !j-;Whv,-we're mars-i.r ,,'ri V··.
CRICKET. Brighton v. East Brighton. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
CRICKET. Brighton v. East ;Brighton. These local clubs met last Saturday at Brighton Beach. The game resulted in a draw, as the Brighton did not get out till nearly i; o'clock, the fall scores were: BRIGHTON. Turner c Thompson b Kennedy ... 37 Beulke b Kennedy ... ... ... 26 Dunn run out... ... ... .. 12 Enery b Jones .." , Sims run out ... .. 3 Desaily c Ilcalke b Rogers.:" i: . 3 ' Ballantyne not out ... .. : 20, Everingham b Ryan... 3 Thompson b Ryan ... 3 Clements b Ellin Cornwall b Ellin ... ::0. Sundries... .. .i .1. ... 8:- . Total .. : East Brighton did not bat. . North Brighton v. South Brightossn. These clubs met last Saturday, on the ground of the former (Coast C.G.) The North having won the toss elected to bat' and at call of time had lost 4 wickets for 262. A. Spedding, 132, not out; F. Miller, 87; J. Cochran. 24; batted well for the North: Hurlingham v.: Brighton Juniors. To be-played this afternoon on the'gronnd' of the former. The following will repre sent the former...
WOODLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
W OODLA N DS. AMroc the suburban watering plices none is likely to take a higher: posi tioii in public fam our than Mlorhialloc. For iiiarine residenices this delightful locality is absolutely without a iiv-il in some veiyy. important irespects. Tlhe country'.is unidulting, varied lmd attractive, affording excellent ??views The o;sea-sideq. promenaded is a .tllinth the. most exacting amid fastidious could demand.: iThe facilitides fobiioating, ,without ruiinniig thei s.k of si storms, iiid being cairied out ion the b.rii"' fiirthlir thii yo'o iv?ut to go, areiunri' illed within100 miles of the _nietropolis.: First-cldis batlhing ic cominodation exists'mand the distance fromi MIelbourne is just.. suficieit :to mnike the trip pleasant withonit beingi either expens'iiie or. i eirisome'..'hese who: have an: eye d to :busiinss;, ?ior who wish to combine7 business 'with lileasure,: will noi'toubt wend their way, to this popular; resort on', Mon dmay, the 2id of .:Jamniim.. wlien. 100 resi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
? }? Specs- a Ad..vertisements. x1?APER1HA RGINGS Of Every Description from 27d per piece, suitable FOR h tcen.. Bedroom, Hall, Dining or Draw ingroom. NOTHING ite town of Brighton to surpass them STie price they are to be obtained from IN'JACPHERSON & LAWRIE Painters andlDecorator, CHURCH - STREET, : MIDDLE BRIGHTON. A-W T A S The N% Perfect Wall -L, Decoration of'the N-' -19th Centunry.- A RTISTIC. SLITARYi. - DURABLE - ican e decorated to imitate Metal, Wood Terra-cotta or Majolica.- - Dado Decoirations From lid. e, to is; Cd. per yard. Sanitary - and other washable wall papers..: Gold, Silver and Prismatic Bronzes.: . " nidsor sanid Newtn'. :.:s : : Artists' Colors, SSable, Cable and Hog Hair Brushes..:, Opal Glass Plain and 'Ornamental Glass, Tinned Paints and Painters Matierials for Sale. .IAICPIIERSON & LAWRIE,; HbUSE DECORAT'ORS, Undertake every Description of HOUSE PAINTING and DECORATING. , A'o- wrk executed-in i first-class manner. CHUR CH-ST BEEt MID'LE B...
SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
SCHOOL ANNIVESSARY. The anniversary services of the 1 Primitive Methodist Sunday-school, Wilson street, Brighton, were held last Sunday and Tuesday and termi nated very successfully. The preacher on the Sunday was the Rev. W. Abley, of Kilmore, who delivered two very appropriate sermons morn ing and evening, and addressed the scholars in the afternoon. The at tendar.ce at each service notwith standing the inclemency of the wea ther was very good. On Tuesday evening an excellent tea was provided by the teachers and their friends ably presided over by Mesdames Edwards and Landers, and Misses Grundy, Livock, Monkhouse, and Huddard. At the public meeting held after tea the scholars of the school, assisted.by several friends from other parts of the circuit gave some choice dia; logues and recitations. At each'" ser vice selected hymns fiom the Primi tive Methodist Sunday-school Union Hymn Book wiroe sung by the child ren, Mr. Clarke presiding at the organ-in the absence of Mrs. Hewitt th...
A Warning. [Newspaper Article] — The Elsternwick Leader and District Record — 24 December 1887
A Far ..isg. ]3ewarc of the wife who, as shle kisses you good-bye, slips a bit of paper into your pocket, saying: "' There's a list of a few little things i'd like you to get on your way tb the -train. ---lense don't.-overlook: any, of them. It will take you but a few moments, and I want all of.theni to-day. That's a dear." . - -Jenkins has suchl a' ife. HIe takes the. little slip, says : ". Yes, my dear; I'll get thten." 11ie gives himself tenl minutes before aking thet train for home, and this is the list : " Six lemons, a dozen oranges, yard of blue ribbon, dozen shirt buttons, bottle of aconite pellets, bunch of celery, bottle of vanilla extract, pound of almonds, pound of powdered sugar, yard of black cambric, . sixpenny worth of whalebone, box ofý glycerine jujubes for baby's cough, card oF hooks and eyes, figs, dates, yard of lace. like sample, shoe-strinigs for Jolunie, paper of pins, bolt of blue dress braid anid something for. baby." He arrives home with two lemoss and' an...