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The Changeable Weather. SICKNESS PREVALENT IN QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
fife CiaEgsaljJe Weather. r t SICKNESS PREVALENT IN - QUEENSLAND. Changes or' pyasnn ' have; vnnoble' effect?ti|inn &lt;]ifTyront individuals (writes a medical authority), bu'i" none" fee! a change in the season so quickly as the faig-SPT, .vsho Jby- reofiyu' jjf theit_ilelicate. organism are particularly prone io ex terior influences. There is a deal of sickness cow right throughout Autraiia. "Calling round to see a lady friend oF mine, Mrs. Margaret Ross, of Rath down and Palmerston streets, Mel-' boui-ne; the. other afternoon, I found jnvfelf during- xi chn$,i gathering mate rjalwhich has jissis'e&lt;]..;nje:; considerably ' in writing this -lyficlg^ . "I;.h.w> been a great sufferer frotaneuralgia for ten or twelve year?," remarked Mrs. Ross apropoa of the, subject, "but nothing relieved m» except Dr. ^Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People,.'^hicii alone hnr? effected a cure. All changes of season "proved futile to ar est my malady. Dar t ing the day time my suf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
SANDER & SONS KUCALXfXI EX '1RACT.-Under the distinguished patron" age of His Maesty the KIng of Italy, as perl communication made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, through the Consul-General for Italy, at Melbourne, March 14, IS78. Awarded diploma at the Amsterdam exhibi tion,. 1883. Acknowledged. by Medical 1 Clinics and Universities all over the Globe. There are imitations of Eucalypti Extract ,in the market, products of simple distilla ; tion, forming cradeT resinous mis. In order "thit thY.se erode oils-may not be taken for . onr pure volatile .Eucalypti. Extract, which is recognised by the' medical division of the Prussian Government to be of perfectly pure 'origin, asrper information forwarded to ns ' through the Consul at Melbourne, March 2, 1878, .we state:- - - .It is proved:by tests made by the medical clinics of the' universities of Bonn and Griefs-: wald (Prussia), and reported to by Dr .Schnltz, Professor of Pharmacology at Bonne land Professor Dr Mossier, D...
The Dons of Spain. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
. The Dons of Spain . The Eagle, screams for the beck of trade, ' ^, so Spain as the world goes round, j&ast wrestle the to Jive or die from ; ... the sons of the luml she found ; -I ;J?or," as in the days when the buccaneer j &lt;=K^was abroatpxjrr the^8pam>b-ilainj---r 'Hie national honor ia one thing dear to the . . iVhearts'of the Dooa'of Spain. a\, . . W il'J « .She has--tJaufthtcrtd-thonss nda with fire - ... and sword, as the Christian world ? might know . We mntdpc millions. but, thank the Lord ! webhly starve 'em slow.' The times have changed since the days of . old,,bnti the same old facts remain ? We .fight for. Freedom and God, and gold, ; " aaJ the Spaniards fight'for Spain.1 j : WefoHghtwitli the. strength of-tho.moral -;'qrigbrraad.they,, as : their ships, went f down, ' , . r. ,'r ' "J j j They .only foughtwith' the grit'to fight' j - - and their^nrion.rJ:o..helpJem down. | i It mattered little what chance or hope, for ever llieir path was plain, ,...
FAMOUS FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
FAMOUS FIRES. I To A D. 70 tbe grater part of JoKusalsm, Temple. w*n burned when the city w«*Moiiutd aod takm by Titus. Jtsftft ivlrm hnsbet-n (willj ar wholly burned seven tre« timer, cacti great cMfl^gntion beiof kiwllcd when tbe city was takes by & besieging force Tbe excavation* made on tbe sifie of Nl*t»reb provod that the eily was burned and tin n dncrtrd by its imubitaots* who were pro bably depoitnl after (be last great Riece. Baby lon was buroni by Cyrus when taken B c. 538, but tbe ritr w»« it bmlt with greater &pIt>ndour than btrfoie. I Ik final destruction «ai by fins after a aiegrt »nU capture. TUe fire which des troyed the Tray oi K>U|; Priam** timn was of each ihtet nily that U.e large. foundation ?tones of tho bail^ia^ cracked and calcint-d in some place* almust tc» powder. On tbe bill when Notf) stc:» nt Troy, SSshliemum foundv in. successive layers* tbe ruins of fsur cities, *ach of wbidi bad evidently been destroyed by fire. * "5. The insnran...
A FAMOUS ATHLETE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
A FAMOUS ATHLETE. Ik ago .£ "records," ** the gnat amataar athlete of the ?inetcenth ceatnry," as Captain Barclay has been called, ought to be com memorated. His fall name was AHardice, aad he was a descendant of the celebrated Bobert BarcUy. He was bom in 1779. and became ia officer in the army and served in the Walshenxr expedition. In 1339 be claimed to be a Scotch earl, but did not proceed with his soitr His fame chiefly rests oa bis psdeatrianism, of which. Mr. Leslie Stephen has collected some samples* His most notable feat was walking a mi!o an hoar for 1,000 successive ~miles. It tcokhixn. from Jane 1st to Jaly 12th, in 1SC9, at New market. Ha was the first to succeed in sach a task, and it is taid that £100,000 was staked upon the event. He 4* gotbome " amid a sceaa of ftttemwo excitement, aad Sve days afterwards started for Walchereo. " His average time of walking the mile varied fro a 14mz3. 54 ssc. in the first week to 21cain. 4sec. in the last* and bis weight was reduce...
CELEBRATED BARREL ORGANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
CELEBRATED BARREL ORGANS. The fact mar not be generally known that we owe tbe barrel organ primarily to the Church. Towards tbe end af the last centary barrel orews were indeed very largely used in church services. Is those days organists were few,and large barrel organs, set to hymn tones and psalm eh»nts and sacred melodies, were cheaper and more reliable. There was a famous barrel organ in Folium Church in the second half of tbe last centory. made by Wright, founder ef tbe pipe organ building Arm of Bobson. Then again, there was a celebrated organ built fer Viscount Kirwall, and the still more famous .. Apollonicoa "-a gigantic barrel organ with 1,900 pipes, costing £10,000* and cccnpying five yeajrs in its con struction* This instrument, which amazad the last generation, was exhibited until it was broken op in 1840, tbe material then being ased fer charcb organs. The barrel organ of tbe street* was unknown nntil the early part of the present century, when the aid-fashioned iostr...
RUSSIAN ACTION IN CHINA. London, July 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
RUSSIAN ACTION IN CHINA. London, Jnly II. A telegram received by Renter's Agency state that the Rnssian Go vernment having lenrued that the proposed northern extension of the railway from Pekin will remain under Chinese control have with drawn their opposition to the loan to be negotiated by the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank for the con struction of the line, and have also abandoned the idea of occnpying Hi.
A WATERLOO INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
WATERLOO INCIDENT. Anpiincident ?of the battle of Watei heariltfrom the-great Duke himself, was-Sr^°°» by jLord Sliaftesbary, the philanthropist^*' the lateSir-GeoigeBorns.in whose biogr^» it is given-.by Mr. Edwin Hodder. At>pfcy moroe-Dtintthc battle the Duke of Wellin; 0X10 was left atone, his aides-de-camp having tjkon despatched -with .messages. A gentlema36®11 plain dotjies rode up to him and said, « & in I be o&anyuae, sir?" The Duke looke^11 him, and instantly said, " Yes; take ^ at pencil-note to the commanding: oScerthat pointing to a regiment in the heat of " engagement. The note was taken aiu the livered, its i bearer galloping through t de thick of the: light to execute his commit tie After the battle, the Dnbe made eveqion. quiry, but nuver could find ont to nhonin was indebted fa r this brave service. He i lis Lord Shaftesbciry that he considered Said one of the moat gallant deeds that bad this come under his notice, ageing that it jver wiuiout pnos...
QUEER BARBENS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
Shaving in Japan is a peculiar operation.! Mr. 3?. A. Bai&er, M. A., of the British Mu-j seam, tells as much that is interesting in; connection -roth it in tbe first number o£ "KratAmn," anew quarterly. The differences, between the Japanese and English barbers,' Mr. Bather says, do not merely lie in extcr-' nafe.-Ycar-Jagaaese makes no lather ; ho merely pastes year face over with lukewarm Water, rarel? using soap. He then tabes a snaH ESSDT nifia no handle, and this he ap plies in £bo most delicate manner to eacli separate hair. Srosi this it may be gathered? tint ho 13 thorough in hi3 work, more thor ough, indeed, than the average European . cares for, ainca he shnves-right op above th£ cissiioxMo, and if yon' do not stop him - be may 30 cn, »2a aoda japoaaige* to shave bo! oajy chesks and &lt;r££in, hnNalso the forehead;, tho spsco between the eyebrows, and the in ni tivs =?scriJ.i .ami tsrs. ,5?or the lattcx i purposes tiara are, ofcourae. special razors. 2t :s ....
DOMESTIC LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
i-Vv. BggassTis ww. ,/ "Inever," saya Wendell Holmes, ""saw a gjannant Soo fine for a ran or a maid; there never was a chair too good for a cobbler, or a cooper, or a Sing to sit in; never a House tpo nee to shelter tie human head. These demento about us-the glorious sou,imperial > jSood-are not too good fur the human race! . Elegance £ta man; but do we not valce these tool3 a little more than they are worth, and sometimes mortgage a hocsa for the mahog n.n? -3e into it ? . ".'2 would rather eat my dinner off the heztH of a barrel, or dr&£3 after the fashion at Joan tha Baptist in the wilderness, or sit oai 3 block all my life, than consum;; all oa my self before I get a home, and '.ike so much pcup) frith the outside whan th_- inside was es hallow as an empty net. " Beauty :3 a great thing; but beauty of garment, house, and furniture are tawdry ornaments compared with the domes tip lo?e. All the elegance in the world will not) make a home; and X would i^ive mare foe a s-...
THE FIHISHING TOUCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
THE F5NISHIH8 TC3E3 " SaT, Jedjje, will ye jins U3 r7 Baldjr Splicer, Jus tits of tho Peace, aatsiy public-, and aider and abetter of lawful arodlodc ia Commbial Corners, was aigbicg becaase tbs hotel porters had thus far t&ai day failed to round up % 2-dolIar braes of oatrnssaially in diced lavers at the traiss, whea too deer of bis effics opsaJd, »ad the red face of Haak Bi£;cr0 the local hacscsaa, was tbrast is. " Say, Jedga, will jo jiaa cs f ho repeated. *' Did I ever refuse a dnn'^, Hank ?" Jc3tac3 Splicer said repraachfclly, as te leaped to his feet. " I daa'G iceaa a &lt;2ria&, Jedge," faltered Hanfr .* I mm, will ye jiaa Bridget aa' cie t" As ho spoke be aiiot iate this room ss if aboTedfroca behiad, aada tall taabuued naao of forty appeared ia tlia door acd fcowsd to Unj justice. Sic wa3 3is iaches taller Sbaa Hank, and her was ajsrensirely red. ** Wal, IH bo jiggered ! Goia* to get hitched, air ya t" cried tie asteaiibed justice. " Yep," aseated Ha...
IN LOVE WITH THE QUEEN. AS OLD BOLICKMAN'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
[ IN IOVE WITH THE QUEER. I i AS OLD BOLICKMAH'8 S10SY At Herae HU1 tbere livra an old mux, m I Fraaer oF IaTcnws8« wb® in all probability is ! Uk oldest policeman, or tz&lt;policciMB, In Los don. Ho joined tie farce in 2835, ud is 33 : yean old* He was ui duty about the Palace | whaa Her Majesty was proclaimed Quota,when j she was crowned, and wheo she *raa msrried. : and Mis lut public duty was la escort tfce Queen and the Prince Contort ti* tie openJo^ of ths tsbibitioQ iu Hyde Perk in 1861. l'caacr is s tall, ruddy,"bale eld uian, not good Tor much in Ihe way of physical exercise, but in lull posses sion at bin Faculties. Ui* hair aud vrhiuteezn are saovr white. Ait#r the fashion of an oldnr | jcencratioo, he shavt-s his chin and his Itpj. Ho ( remembers what happva&rt 50 year? a^o. and to | hia mind there is nothing like it now. The ! reason is bbviuus* There were Fraaers to ^ovcin Loudon in thc*e blessed &lt;Kys,but the a^e of the I Frasers is past. He ...
A CONVENIENT CUSTOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
A CONVENIENT CUSTOM. ~ In Brit taoy tfcere is to prevail at tut iou* j ?Mtrimooral costpo. On e*rt®!* fete ; joaajr tstiirr appear \n i«*d petticoat-, «irh white . or y.rllow bcrtfei*-ar»ur»d Item. 'i't-e »»imU-r ut bv-rdrfs »1-n«Us the portiw.- tUe t «tbr.r j« williyy tc «ire hi* d»u;i.tcr. Locb «rtu£** baud, r*pre pnfii g silver, drnotcsICOr. pi riot.^ - ench hand «tcnotr!t gol I .-»i |l:nt pleads him >.; »ga of thm petticoats (.["toi
HOW MENDELSSOHN WORKED. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
HOW MENDELSSOHN WORKED. Rev. H. K. Maoris lelts a story af Mendels sohn, wbich U (iLe wriCei) bad from tiSo lips of Slits iJclby"? sist* r, nr.ir in Australia t " L/r. MtuJc!?hf hr/* »aiJ 3Ii»s DalJby, Unm^ the her p; pu!aiit/v "I do kope yoa vrob't Im at the cm t.aiio»bo badly la yoar next oratorio." " Badly p**sai(i Mtudr Usolua. ?* My dear Miss Uolbr. wiat d&lt;» jou mean ? I alvrajs tmt efwjcce as fairly as possible" u Satat ill." -!»id Miss Dolby. " We've next to nothing to do in . St. Paut*nothiof to ' sfcovr t» off to »rivaufagr9 I mean." Mendels sobn wjH thek Triiiinf h.»s .. Elijah." w Will. Ali>s Dolby, what do yoa mt ?" *" I «*nbt !«o g»«d s>lo» and some nice little bila." *. St*y !" sajn tbe amiable composer, fating oat notc-bf-ok. " 1 Two g»o«t eolos aad some uicn little biff.' " and bc> wrtte it down, with tb«t mlJ-kbrwia fascinating Kioilt, which, .see sees, c*ulci perrr be Forgotten. Wbea .. 77 c* n\*s out, fa addition fo t*-e " nice liltle bl.'s." M...
AN OCCIDENTAL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
AN OCCIDENTAL FHIIGTION. ( , Alkili Ike fell into » remriUHcrr t mewl wliilu | the hi«h-bn>wed tourist from New England mis telliu; Af » cfrkai* Bunker Hid Day celft* bn^Qo,wheabe ,lto'I exptriciued tbe bitw of E«dilk2 k son-umbrella over the Hajast had of thodiiitii'pusbcd perpttratvr of the ode of th* pccwioa while the latter geotleoua oawixl* Imised hi* apostrophe for two mactil boors amid the rapt and beatific attention of the assembled intellects. " Aw* yw V* coadeateadibgly replied the alkaline citizen, when the uarrative was dwe. *' I reckt*u ttat was right smart of a celebratzoa in its way, but speakio' of a celebration that was a celebration right, le'me $»ll yau about the observation throe years ago of the anniver sary of thefoundin' if tbe towa vera. That wasn't no little, narrow- contracted affiur, with, fpiat amiles aad pvlita hantNdappinX bnta (nan-sized function that kickad the caters off Ions brfore daylight an' ware its span con tinuous for a solid week. " Prepar...
PRETTY WOMEN'S PREFERENCE FOR PLAIN MEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 16 July 1898
?nnn- IPSARS- PREFERENCE " J;A SEISM: JEH. . What is ofWa disappointment tu tbe frisods of a -y jitM5 to w bet fall m love with a man who ioriba vgood-Iosfciag. How.oitea do- we\ hear^^snch~ expressions as " TJyhat she sees ,ia doa'fc kooir !"* or ." Well, she has tiircma ^ers^^ away by taking a fellow like that." Ttiosa g*d kuidrsd ra aoarksare too frequently ladiili®^. i*..for no .tier tttuoa tlian becaoae a pn^ty girl ha " ^accepted m man whose mnij faalt, is iti»o his pexaoaal appearance is not aj^aadabme .r taldag: as it might bev . &lt; , ' ®ST To say that all pretty women jgeftjsBlbr 'J** looking atea weald nuk as nonsesse. BalBS^J pretty girls do show a preference £ar 1 this type ; aad this goet to prove tfcia- - *3 JfcJs gifted with.beauty have naturally no .lack choice, it caauot b» appeamnces alone that ijffi I flaecoe them ia accepting a man. 1 Woman possesses a peculiar organism, and aae vcry diatiact from that of a mao ; and she is also influenced in still mom ...