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MEN'S WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

MlEN'S WO MEN, IT is only of late years that " the manai' women" lias been cla ssified and her infl nice generally recognised ; now everry one i theorising as to the causes of her power. Naturally she varies with her environment, buther dominant qualities are the snbin all the world over. She is not necessarily a lively womant ; at a dinner-lartly she (loon not set the table ill it roar; nor has lse a whimsical answer for the mnC] s0he imeets. The lively woman's ilission i Lto illse, lInd 1she fulfils it; but, it is her quieter istaler who ponetratle. to thll deeps of imasculinell naturo, and lllcases biy lior very placidlity, her talent to listenl and keep ilence. Site dloes not try to atteret, ishe hias no need of eihl I, for mnol go nut of their waiy to adlliit helr. This Lypul of inllan' wiOllnll gives o1ne the itllnre. etoll of hleing sillhllle. good t-oilporelll, riillhiil, lnll mlodest. Notlillng rFlles or dllstilurhs hier. Ifit were not a worl tlhat dil not fit her graceful,...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MR. COVILLE'S SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

MIR.- COVILLE'S SONG. Tu rT is a very beautiful story of the le'Irgyman who visited an insane asylum and ,vas at lacked by a maniac, but who broke into a song and sang it so clearly and sweetly that the maniac was subdlued ; and, wheno lie stopped from exhaustion, the mlaniec cried for more, and lie sang Imore, and thie maniac gave up. This story made a very strlong imlprcssicn upon Mr. Coville. A day or rtwo after redling this beautiful story Mr. Corille's boy caught a boy named Phillils, and lilled his hair with tar. The boy wentl straight home, of course, with his shocking.looking head ; and, as his homne is in tiil, samne street as that of the Covilles, Mr. 'Phillils hurried there at once. He vociferatoed into Mr. Coville's ear the cause of his visit, and requlested that Master Coville lho passedI ot aod cut up between them,. Mr'. Coville expressedl his indigna. lilon at the oulrage his son hadl comntittedl, and plromitsed to punish him severely for it. Iflt this waos not whatf ...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE RECTOR'S NIECE. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

THE RECTOR'S NIECE. BY EDWIN Al. STERN. CHAPTER L How little do.s time efface the memory of thlings dear to us I Thus think I as I sit here in mty lonely study, dwelling on the swoot rnemembrance of those dear by gone tldays-days of mly sorrows and nly Joys. Ah, how vividly do all the scenes of my earlier life rise before mo I It is just ten ye:tra ago thi.i night that I first saw Agnes, yet to mu it seousa but yesterday. I had received a telegram, calling me to the death-bed of my nearest relative, an nunt, who lived ill L- , a good half day's journey from our little village. Sihe died the night I arrived ; and after seeing her decently buried, I settled her affairs, disposed of her effects, and was on nmy homeward journey when the following in cident occurred. At N-, a young lady entered tile comnpartment and took the seat directly opposite me. She was not whatono would call handsome ; indeed, at first glanco she seemed commonplace. Yet there was a nameless something about -her th...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TATURA V. UNDERA. UNDERA WINS. THE TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

TATURA V. UNDERA. UNDERA WINS. -0 TIHE TEAMS. TATvunA.-Orford (capt.), Ilard iman, Bastin, Byrne, Colkin (2), Davis, Ryan, Kirby, Dowell, Headland, Lockwood, Hewson, Maskell, Miles, Wilson, Webb, McRobert, O'Reilly, and Waugh. U?nDnEA.-Sleeth (capt.), Beckwith, Breen, Dunn (2), Doidge, Drum, Egan, Guthrie, Hogan, Kennedy, McKenzie, McLennan (2), Niel, Ross, Young (2), Tindal, and .Butler. THE PLAY. Orford was placed in command of the locals, and Slelth tossed the coin, which fell against him. Orford took the wind, and at 20 minutes past three the ball was bounced by Wallis. From the bounce the visitors carried the ball down to the road end where Beckwith got a marlk and had l a try, lbut only succeeded in raising the one flag. From the kick in the visitors again prevailed, and Butler obtained a doubtful mark, but made a most execrablle kick, the ball going out of bounds. "Tats " then put in a claim for notice, and some splendid play was shown on the wings, and the venue was changed ...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SOME CAVALRY STORIES. EXCITING INCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

SOM80iE CYAVAlIlY STORIES. EXCITING INCIDENTS. TlOLM:.ANflY, it the Licet.nefl l'ictoaller S a:ettea , gioves the following slirrilng anledotes of thoe Wrollore?: After the bhttle of (Jortnna (,Inl. li, 18113) the Britilsh Armly, dispirited by the death of (llenerl Moore, and presed onil every ?itle fy the French, wans compelledl to embark in the night, on board s0ome nlon-of wlr Ant other vess8cl in the I1rboer : bullt iIn consequo(Jnco of thl haste in which this embarkation had tri be elfected, And the snall nunmber of ships ill tho bay, it rwas 'foidll imllposiblo to tako with lh1om all the horses belonging to thlcArlny, to Iltose 01cot 1po0ig two etlire sq(ladronst of cVitt'Ilry were turnedll looe uplon the conast. 'resently the trumpet siounde1 d as i signal for emllbarkation ; "whent,to tie antonishinlelt of All, At the sotunl of thatt Ioto which lhad no oflten oallrl theirol ridler to nira'y them selves il uorer of battle, the horees silently, and1 with thin greatest prlecisi...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

GARDE AND- CHRYSTAL'S MVLTrLE ILO§UII 8, 4, 5, or 6 FURROW. These ploughs are constructed on the newest and best mechlaneical principles, ensuring.tihe utmost strengtih with least weight and .omplication of parts. Tihe ~! 8insr the , finostq:u ,.ty C SS., I? ,..L, r. thoroughly tested, Farmers requiring such pl)l ighs should eirt ainly inspect beifori purchasing else where. ------0--o-- Garde & Chrystal, Blackwood-st., N. Melbourne. SWAN & CO'S. LATEST IMPROVED, ;TRAVELLING CHAFF- CUTTER, W[ITII BAG-FILLER. K _ (I SWAN AND CO. ALSO MANUFACTURE Strippers, Winnowers, 2 and 8-Knive Chaffcutters HORSE POWER, ALL SIZES. PORTABLE ENGINES ALWAYS ON HAND N.B.-Price Lists and Illustrations Free by Post on Application. ' -o----- SWoA.T & CO Blackwood Street, NORTH MELBOURNE. GEO. GIBBINS & C.O S PATENT Was unaulinmorusly :-war'red Firslt Prizo against All Comners, nid tie only Medal awarded by thie Rolyal Agiricurltural. Sciety to any colonial manufacturer amon...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THREE EAGLE FEATHERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

THREI?E AOLE- FEATHERS. We were strung out onr the crest of the L.ittle Rocky MlountEins, between the AMissouri anttd the Milk Rivers, in Northern Montana. Therle were twenty-three of us, all prospectors, and, though we knew Indians to be about, there had been no caus for alarm fore couple: of days. It was three o'clock in thie afternoon, and some of the moen were waniloring about, while others rested, when a volley was suddenly fired at ourbacks-lltha is, from t ceaest. Not a man was hit, though two had holes elshot through their hato. In ten seconds we wereall down and crawling nlioog the boulders to the welt, and the smoke from the five or six rifles floated upwards and drove away, and ire had seen no further sign of the presence of the red moa. Like serpents, one by one, we crept quloetly away until it was safe to stand up, and thon "' Old DAve," as we called hibm, whispercd to Olut main body to proceed along tie route to a spot he described and awaIt his coming. We .aesk down b...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE DETECTIVE'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

T II t7 D ET E(C'I V l,7'S 8TO R Y : I I ?OE little time ago the North of En u'g lland wal flooded with countlerfeit coin. It was so well manufaectured that it passed readily. Theo evil at last becamce so greatn thatl the Governmenl authloritlie requesrted a skilfuil leteel.ive might be sent In ferret out the nest of coiners. I was fixed nlpon to per formi the duty. I had nothing to giuile ie. TIle fact, however, that iMancnhester was tilhe city wlre the counoterfeit coin was most abuntldant, led me to nlpeact tllabt the mannfactory might be somewhere within its limits. It wrh, t.here fore, to. this town that I first proceeded. I spent five weeks in tchat city, but withlout gaining the slightesnt clue of the counter. feiters. I began to grow disoouroged, a il redly tlhought I should have to rtanrn lbet wMttl out having achieved any rotal. One 4o I received a letter from uay wife, requeestaU ithat I would send iber home some money, as shel was out of funds. I went into a baink and as...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
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CHILDREN'S FLORAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

CHILDREN'S FLORAL SERVICE. ----- 'TVe canlnot control the elements," that is an axiom; therwvise there were a good many who would gladly have put off the heavy showers of Wednesday evening last for a few hours. For some weeks past the children .of All Saints' Sunday School have been assiduous in their rehearsal of hymns for the service held that evening; and we venture to assert that but for the inclemency of the weather the church would have been crowded. As it wa.s, the little ones did excellently. The occasion was a novel one in Tatura; consisting of a floral service, in which the principal part was taken by tlie children, assisted by the choir. VWe do not ever remember seeing the church more beautifully decorated. Festoons of greenery made a. chaste contrast to the very pale grey of tlle walls; and, among other decorations, a very pretty text in " daisy" chrysan tlmetmimns-" Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven," worked by Miss Sublet, hung below thte chlancel arch. The chancel itse...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NOT HIS LINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

NOT HIIS LINE. A WOMAN sat by the open basemenl window of a house in West Thirty-fifth- t -treet, when a man came along with seven rat-traps and eight mouse-traps slung over his shoulder on a cord. He leaned on the fence, wiped his perspiring brow with a , crippled handkerchief, and said : " Madam, no lengthy explanation eis dlemailded. I amu selling mouse and rat traps. My stock is right here. Sell you a It trap warranted to catch the cutest old rat in New York city for a quarter. These mouse-traps, warranted to entice the most bashful mouse in the State to his destruc- e tion, are only fifteen cents. Might make the I, two thirty-five cents to you." y The womian was darning a hole in the heel of a long-hanmlled ,lack stocking. Sho darned t and looked up, lan darlled and looked down, bult he to no re Iply. ' Of course," saiI the mtia, as he detached one of the traps froln the cord and held it out, " if you have lno rats here you want no traps, but I lake it you have rats. \Ve all lt...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. [COPYRIGHT.] WHO IS HE? OR The Indian Mahatma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF THE Natural & Supernatural, CHAPTER XIV—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

AN AUSTRALIAN STORY: \CUteRtilolT.] / WHO IS HE ? on The Indian Mahatma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF THE Natural & Supernatural, Dr KIE '.VNETH HAMILTON M.D., F.R.C.S. CHAPTER XIV-(Coenr-IED.) ""Well, Bevan has a sale to-morrow of the old coffee palace in the cast, and we might make a start at it. Weo will rather surprise - the old boy I fancy. He expects to got .throe or four thousand for the property-and to toll you the truth it's not worth it-but if we can boom it up to twenty or-thirty you .. will see how it will take on;" ' "I'll get the money somehow-and at any rate our credit is good, thanks to the last balance-sheets and good-natured auditors." "Lord !" laughed Lt~uldcn, " where should we eo only for the audilorsa They're our very best friends-always next to the kind directors." But the pleasantry was not acceptable to Bir William, who repressed the exuberance of his boisterous ally. "Hushl ! lIush!" said ho. "You need not speak so loud. You don't know who ma...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS. The Compass Dress Chart. Latest and most perfect system of dress cutting by measurement. Learnt in a few Lessons. Satisfaction Guaranteed. TERMS, £1 Is. Class in TATURA MECHANICS' INSTITUTE Thursday Afternoons, 2 to 4. i -Mrs Weir's, Toolamba-Thursday morn ings, 9 to 11. Mrs 'Maloney's Hotel, Baldwinsville . Friday mornings, 9 to 11. Kyabram Mechanics' Institute-Fri day afternoons, 2 to 4. MISS McCAUSLAND, Certificated Teacher. OLOMON O 1OL To TRADE MAR:, ures the man of Rheumatics Horse o ores& sprains. Cow of ulcerated udaers & Doq of mange. - Wholesale Dept: S.COX &C"422 Bourke.St. Look out for Advertisement and Testi monials in next week's issue. WATCHMAKING JEWELLERY & ENGRAVINC. R. WALKER BEGS to notify the inhabitants of Tatura and surrounding district that he is pre pared to execute all manner of work at reasonable prices. A.R.W. has had 10 years experience in Sydney and Melbourne. Cus tonmers can depend on getting satisf...

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HUMOR. A Chinese Le[?] to His Sweet, heart. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

HUMOR. A Chinesue I. iir to His Swuet' S I"l' e0r.r t,', vely hollco 'lin?e ull. dany fl .kIc ewer.t. e Ih ee, pctiCO 10ouu 0em swrOay. WVashre, e w L:eo, seo Ehco, \?'?,ecu Fe.lh ,i- 'ýeellhet, ovheller, seslt.co, Vely lit:Iu l y. l,.once thit:rte r.ihtre t (tIc PI.l ,Ie Ilnow- Wi ilce youlre ,e relev darkc KesSco -eoo.ly blow. if dkeo Tlorce, Mehlecl, I'.ute ,l;c wy, 8. e LtI" tcc t ee lc 1 , O ", rt to l l.t, 0!utlto bhllce Utn't C rem co noy' Q littre waol.'e, eluchc ta n 'c"-e 'Tatke to C:tht. "So your old uncle is dead, Charley 1" " Yeas, de:d yetcrday." lie was a very eccentria old felouw. D yeou think he was altogether rig'ht in his hr ;d?" " Well--er -1 couldn't aoy, you know, until the will is read." "Iwouldn't cry, little Loy," said a irnd old kcntlelman, conoaligly ; " youl lmay be unhappy for tllo mnnoeot, l.ut it iwill o01: ips. away. You wouIldi't i pect owl tl cry, would you, every time) 1 I' IJmieo luniIl)ppy " l?o. sir," retposlded the t,'aelt little hld ; "youd pr...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LEFT BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

LEFT dIHtIND. % MORMON elder hald been up among - the North Carolina Mountains spread ilg his dcoctrines, and among the poor and and illiterate lie had matde converts. A day was set when these were to assenble at a certain hamlet and start oit their west ward journey. f met them at a bend in the roard and drew aside to let them pass. Half 1-mile fult lher down they stopped to eat dinlner from the baskets which had been relparetl. I was watching the lals one out of sight when a tall, gaunt woman, who 'nust have been fully i0) years old, but was still rugged anld fall of determination, came ip from the otlher way. Her dress was of the plainest and her head was covered with a stinbonnet, while site had oil neither shoes niur stockings. She was carrying a rifle on her shoulder, and she came up so quietly that I was etartled. "lawnin', stranger," she saluted as she casoe to halt. " Good morning." " Hey them dun passed this way ?" "Tile people with the Mormon elder!' ." Yes." "Just Fassed...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
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Stern Husbands. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

Stern Husbands. In the old days, a Romran wife was little more than the slaveof her husband. Women, according to the opinion of the early ltomans, were always children. They required pro teation and guidance during their whole life, and could never be freed frome despotic coo: trol. Accordingly, when alloman girl married she had to choose whether she would remain under the control of her father or pass into the control or, as it was called,into the hands, 'ef her husband. It is likely that in the 'arly ages of the city she always passed frene ct'o power of her father into tlie hands of her 'mtaband, and the position that lho occupied 'as that of daughter to her husband. She 'h4s became entirely subject to him, and was at his mersy. toman history supplies many ;neatances of the despotism which husbands * xrcised ever their wives. The slightest in discretion was punished by death, while men :might do what they liked without let or hind *ranoe. "If you were to catch your wife," yea the...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Farm and Garden. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

FI'Im ali(! .;rdrcllu. E'tilful cultivation should b te the aim cf every one who raises plnti anid prlos. T'o imake gatrloilin.g ano fI : :mio I:I nr :ilalle,o, it is neces iary to h?lnVe soilo:thito it, relOurn for every stroke that ih ma le, a:n for cr.vy slhilling i invested. lv':Vn whllvi only n fe.w lolset A plants are cared for, we expect to see growth L and bloom ili ilepy for otr areo; if not, our o ilnterest in thllc would soon Io lost. i We devote :an near of land to a eo rtain crop : . it costs for ithe s:aloni thie ilnterC. t fr a y:Or on) tLie invcstmlo nt iMnol: for it, tbosite it,. enil ole flr exp st oll ,ut linltrige Is; ltivi ahilrt ofi ollo flad wraa too a r'iot, andoo thigl 10l0li000000 harV estitn _, n k ig, te, . Out r cr,,op is but half woht it miglt eal, or what bgodl cultiva. tion llns proved might lhe itolaii' dl. The time and lx'pnllse of polqeOratiton, of l owinog londl of coultivaton, have Ito. L at mlch we for a flt crop, .nd thei co?t of harvesting, tb...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

RAILWAY. MANIFEST. The following are lying at the Tatura railway station : PaOclras.-Kelnny, Argyle, Silcoclk, G. Mla?kell, Kelly, Davis, Smith, Chainm hers, AMcoalman, Grant, Ilelyar and Lander (3), Manning, Webb, Ryle and Love. Goone.-Ryan, Ryle, Grant, Hunter Bros., Davis, and Pickles and Smith.

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
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LOCAL LAND BOARD [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

LOCAL LAND BOARD Mr lMacoboy president at the Court House,: Tatura, on Tuesday last, to dea with applications that had been lodged Allotment 21, section 15.-Jnohlu Barry and E. • Murphy's applica tions- for 8 acres. in Toolamba were postponed. Allotments 82 and 45, parish of Moo roopna-Tlhomas tMilovitch and Josepl 'Walker applied to have about 14 acres, adjoining allotments 82 and 45, includ ing at sand reserve, made available for selection. iMr Rooney, shire secretary, opposed the application. M[r Milovitch said the sand was only good for cultivation purposes. The sand rises on the reserve were objected to being thrown open, but if the applicants were agreeable the renmain ing portions would be. The applicants were not unanimous, and no action was taken. Mr Edward Colbert applied to have allotment 73 thrown open for selec tion; but as the shire council had had no notice of this block, Mr Young, the president, suggested it be cut up into small blocks.   Mr Macoboy said...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 18 May 1894

FOOTBALL. -0- The opening matches of the Goulburn Valley District Association took place on Wednesday, and, excepting one game, the results were almost a foregone con- clusion. The game at Mooroopna,   between Shepparton and the locals, was the one around which most interest centred, and the result was rather a sur- prise, as Shepparton succeeded in scor- ing a splendid win by 4 goals to 1. The Ramblers, of whom great things are expected, scored a win over a weak team from Kyabram, who could only muster 13 men, by 6 goals to nil. On the local ground a very weak team took the field against Undera, and the latter scored a win by 4 goals to nil. The local team were very much off, having nothing like a fair team. Price, of whom great things were expected for the locals, at the last minute obtained work in Shepparton, and threw his lot in with the Shepparton team; and there is no doubt he will supply their great deficiency-a good forward. McCormack, who was to have captained...

Publication Title: Kyabram Union And Rodney Shire Advocate, The
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LOVE DIVINATIONS. QUAINT AND INTERESTING CUSTOMS PRACTISED OF OLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 25 May 1894

LOVE IIVINATIONS. QUAINT AND INTERESTING f CUSTOMS PRACTISED OF OLD. ?OME of the love divinations practised a by English maidens a few hundred a years ago, are very quaint and interesting. Their origin, in many instances, may be n traced to the mythology of the Pagans, and p beyond, until lost in the mists of antiquity. o Not a few, in a modified form, are J religiously believed to-day and employed by ( the superstititious rustics of our old country, e In ancient times, St. Agnes' Eve (January t 20) was a night of great importance to girls e who desired to know whom they should h marry. The first requirement to insure I success, was they should not eat on that a day. Those who conformed to it called it: " Fasting St. Agnes' fast." There were many rules to be observed by a hid and lass, who were anxious to discover their lovers; the majority of them have been lost in the plassage of the long years since these divinations were firmly adhered i to by the English boys and girls. One was...

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