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Ingenious Hode of Tying Horses. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
Inl:t c iotis ult Utdt of ITnijt dforscs Tho fccflader, have a curious custom, and n most cf.tetuhl one of prevrnting Iorsoie from Ettraing, which is pcculiar to this island. Two gentlcrcn,. for instance, are riding togothLr, without attendante. and wishingl to alight fur the purpose of visiting sEnro objcctasa at distance from thu road, theyt tihe I;cad of onn hore to the tail of anu:icr, and the head of tis to ohe tail of t,,o former. 10 tllies tate it i impopesibLle for thorn to move backward or forwarrd, ctne piu!ling one way and the rk!:or the other; S.:ld therefore, if disiposed to move at all, it wi ill be only in a circle, and even then there must be an agreement to turn the heads the same way.
The Pace of the Camel. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
Tihe Pace of the Camel. As a matter of fact, in spite of its having carried Mohammed in four leaps from Jeru ,alem to Mecca, seven miles an hour isthe crmel's limit; nor can it maintain this rate over two hours. Its usual speed is live miles an hour-a slow pace beyond which it is dangerous to urge it, let, Es Asiatics any, it might break his heart and die lite rally on the spot. When a camel is pressed beyond tihia speed, and is spent, it kneels ..own, and net n!l the wolsrc in Asia will :ake it budge nasin. Tne camel reuains I ,rit a here it kntls, snd ihere i kneels it dies. A 2tie under its ret is A!se1.
BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. King, (chairman,) Stranger, Fleming and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. REMANDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
BRUNSWICK ;- WEDNESDAY Before Messrs.. KDing, (chairman,) Stranger, Fleming and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. REMIANDED. Thomas Cain: was' brou'~ht' up and again rmniande'd. i .the ?hrge of uni, lawfully woundingTliomas Jarvie.:. LARCENY., A?: little,,boy .named Warner, was, .aiargael-with....taalannina .nin annln. valued at Od.':from Ah' Too; a; Chinese -gardener. .Evidence was given showing that the boy and his brother were per mitted to go -- into the Chinaman's garden and gather grass, and that he took advantage of this to annex the succulent fruit. The Chinaman stated through his interpreter that lie did not 'wish to press the charge, and the youngster was allowed to depart ASSAULT. Charles O'Loughlin was charged withi unilawfully assaulting onie :Charles O'Donoghne,,an elderly man.' The 'evii dence of Captain Mlackwell and "Lieu-:. tenant Saunders, of the local fire bri gade, showed that on the afternioon of Saturday last they, saw, defendadit, plaintiff and others come out of an hotel a...
A QUESTION. To the Editor of the Leader. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
A 4QUESTION . To the Editor of the Leader. . .Sir- I seek lor a small apace in your valuable paperIto aslk aquestion of the Rev: R.e Fitcher, who; preached in the WVesleyan Church on Sunday evening last. I do not often visit the Wesleyan Church, but on this occasion I occupied a back seat among the hearers. The text was taken from the 3rd chapter of St. John's Gospel. The embodiment of the sermon, I understand, was " Re generation," from which ,good informa tion was given. Mr. Fitcher spent much time in explaining what Regenera tion was, and What it was not. In one clause ,of the sermon' he stated to his hearers that Baptism is not Regeneras tion, and I do not think any of his hearers will dispute that fact. But the point I wish to arrive at is this : Mr. Fitcher stated that three forms of Baptism are Scriptural, viz.: Sprinkling, Pouring, or Immersion. But the rev. gentleman forgot to state whether sprinking was intended for infants or for believers. Of course it is not ex pected t...
BLIND ASYLUM CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
BLIND ASYLUM CONCERT. One of the popular concerts of vocal and instrumental music by the band and choir of the Victorian Asylum and School for the Blind, was given in the public hall, Bell-street, Coburg, on Wednesday evering. The president, Cr. Kelly, occupied the chair, but the attendance was numueically small. This is much to be regretted, but is probably due to the fact that more prominence was given to the entertainment at Brunswick than at Coburg, and that many were unaware of its occurrence until other engagements had been made. Despite the small attendance the pro gramme was adhered to throughout, and those who did attend had the pleasure of listening to capital singing and excellent instrumental music. The old favorites, Miss Rauler, Miss Wilson, Mr. Taylor and many others were again to the fore, and the performers throughout met with the hearty approbation of the audience. The programme was as follows :-Part 1: chorus, "The Viutager:s Evening Song," Choir; piano duett, " M...
MORE ROUGH ON RATS. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
MORE ROUGH ON RATS. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. On Wednesday morning last a resi dent of Hlardwick-street, Coburg, named Charlotte Brookes, attempted to com mit suicide by taking a dose of the deadly, vermin destroyer known as " Rough on Rats.' Immediately after administering the poison however, she appears to have repented of her folly and rushed into the street' screaming "I've; dine for myself."' ,Her cries attracted the attention of neighbors; and Constables Sauniders and Adams were also calledtto.the scene. .They at once sent. for Dr., W. -PMurphy, who at tended to the unfortunate woman and sneceeded'in counteracting the effects of the poison. Sho was then placed in the lock-up, and during the afternoon -re n?anded for a iveek for medical tieat ment at the'Melbotirne gaol hospital. . Brookes; who is abcnt 23 years of age, is stated to be the wife of a `respectable working man; but for scme time past has been living .with a.laborreriamed )unn: She assigns as a reason for.. her rssh'actio...
Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
. oii W ; bOnis' G , SNA . OINO 0 SNP. ij 'MIdioasseo in cup,, brter two tablespson fils ;"ginger; -one tablespoonful ; soda, one tibleopoonful; flour enough to roll out thin. Boilthe.. treacle and stir in, the bet:er, ginger and eodla rolled fine, and stir in tho flour whlile hot; roll thin, cut and bake.' Dn'rnD rIICIIT. E'en housewivcas the most thrifty unawares At times are taken, when the varied cares Of life upon their souls as heavy Eit As did the ghosts on Richard's. Then most For all who care their troubled state to cheer, And change to jocund smiles the starting tear. A stranger unexpectedly may come When literally there is not a crumb. Prepared to cat. T-hen it is well to know A recipe like this I give below. Take one pint flour, (and salt do not forget.) With teaspoon baking-powder, dry, not wet, Mixed well within the flour. And then you tale A teaspoonful besides of lard. And make Y\our dough, with milk ,dmainistered, to be Of mumh (.·mu i h), the same consistency, Then...
THE "WILY CHINEE." HAS "ONE" FOR THE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
THE "`,WILY CHINEE." HAS " ONE" FOR THE POLICE. Cons table Daly, inspector of nuisances of the shire, appeared as complainant at the Coburg yesterday in a prosecution brought under the Health Act against Alh Goon of tailing to comply with an order of the council calling on him to abate a nuisance existing on his property. Mr. Lyons defended. Evidence was given by Inspector Daly that on the 11th inst. he visited defendant's garden in Bell-street and found a long bed of holes of stagnant water in which water cress was being washed and bagged for market. He served Ah Goon with an order to abate this nuisance but this had not been complied with. To Mr. Lyons: The "bed" of pools consisted of a long drain intersected with holes. Was` the water stagnant?-Well slightly so. Do you know that these holes are filled' witn water from the Yen Yean taps daily-perfectly pure ?-They may he. Are these holes any worse than the usual drinking holes for cattle in grazing paddocks ?-I daresay there are s...
Hints to Housekeepers. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
lints to lHousekeepers.s A crealingg hinge cani bi cored by the tie of a black-lead pencil of the softest number, the point rubbed into all the crevices of the hinge.. Keep large esqares"of thick pasteboard hiiog conveniently to slip uindeirpots, kettles, stowdishes whenever you set them down. A tablespoonful of soda added to the water in which ironwaro i's wahed will facilitate thle cleaning '" ''"' -For !washing red 'table linend nse. tepid" water,, with' a little powdeired borax, which sets the color,: Wash:the linen separately and quickly in weak euds. IRinse in tepid water containing a little boiled starch. Hang ini the shade, ,and iron when nearly SJewellery can be made to look like new by, washlig with 'ammnonid and w"ater or alcoliol, then rub-drying and :iblishing wsith' prepiiied chalk applied:.with'i flanel 'or chamfis skin. To eztinguesh.the'flamei, should jlhe:oilin. a kerosen lawp accidentally take fire throw, over wa oollen blailet, aiirug, api oedf cariet;, liawl' or...
THE HOME. Care of the Hands. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
THE HOME. Clare of the riiiiu;s. The filst myesterious step towards baving white hands is to have clean hands, and for 'his use tepid water and as pure soap as you can buy. A few drops of aiutnonia or pow dered borax are also to be used frequently to clean and soften the hands. Staire may Le removed by lemon juice, or fine white atnd, orpumice.stone. The use of lemon juice cc casionally also whitens the hands, as does a !thoroug-?qsbbing in-oatmeal. mixed with Iwater. An exdelleif °aiihdtrustiorthy prc Iparation to be used on the hands at night is the white of,an egg with,a grain of alum mixed with'it:" Sweet altiiond:oil will also soften very rough..hands, and may be `thoroughly rubbed into them at night, and thenirovered! byllooeo:'kid !gloves. It is well to eutfithe ends oftlle fiogers of the gloves "worn at ightl eso as to keep the finger-tips and nails from 'wlooking dry;" and alro to ventilate the skin. When lemon juice will not remove fruit stains' oxalia acid may be Vused. V...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
P u rli .IS lI I N I.V I 'NII \V , ? I'N -i . D \ \ " At. ' S\Y'?N.Y It .1\I). ClIIUI.It. PRICE-ONNE P'NNY. To be olhlininl af TllE, I1.:iet ()Ollice, or of Mrs. Suimumers, News A-geit JOB P'IIINTING of Evcry DI)scription ""exescuted in the best style. C't AGatos MODnEATE. NULL particulars of Church Work, to-. 1 ~'gthier with repbrts of proceelings of. Friendlly Societies, Football, COicliet and ail. Atlilhtid Clisbivill be given iii the coloimns of "TiI? ' L.EDIk'e" and'.-l itiis' holpedt tbhat " caiiP.to T,~itr for, readers in every dle?irt ment, :by forwarding for, insertion all special .alvcrtisements,, and acconlindg us a share of their patronage. Items of interest, and any articles intended for insertion in our. news.coliimns, should be forwarded to the Elitor not later than Monday evening, otherwise their publication cannot be guaranteed. Our ?columis are open to all intelligent correspondents without respect to creed or color,with thie 'proviso that all correspon dence must ...
POLICE NEWS. COBURG.—TUESDAY. Before Messrs. Vincet, Richards and Voice, J's.P. ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
' POLICEi NEWS. I OBURG.-ToUESDAY. .Before Messis. Vincent, Richards and :j . oice, J's.P, . :. ASSAULT, Mounlaih'v. Biuck!ey. The case waa a peculiar one,'defendant, accordig to compilainant's: statement, having ". thumped" him without the slightest provocation, on the 20th inst. It appeared that Mr. Mountain lived near the house of a woman named Sullivan. who accused him of stealing geese. I Constable Adams stated that he ?eard defendant admit that he caught hold of plaintiffl by the back of the neck mI "wshoved ullili out of tlih yard.'" i Defendant called several witnesses, bitt the Bench drew attention to the fact that according to the Act, to lay a hand ::on any person is to commit 'an assault. A fine of 10s. with 2s:Gd. costs was imposed. .NO £LIGIITo : :.. : i ·-: Constable Daly v] Robert Ilotlam nolight on dray. FiedI?l2s Gd., with 2s. 6d. costs. 1; 5s5uLTL'G.O IEIVIoi n : " Alfred C. Arnbld p:'pieired o re maiid; charged with. insulting behavior.; Defendant, it will be rem...
THE DOGOLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
THE DOGOLOGY. Quite a wail of lamentation Rises from this township fair, (Gnashing teeth and great vexation) Talk of vengeance fills the air. Direful threats and modest curses, Sundry growls andl solemn swears; Every man you meet disburses Men of consequential airs. And the cause of all this growling Imprecations not divine Sullen looks and faces scowling Is the death of pets canine. Done to death. Anticipation *- Of their fate ne'el rose to view; By a gun's manipulation Out their brains some man quick blew. When that man is found in clover Wet or flue-in any weather Death he'll meet in one short " over," Him they'vesworn to " tar and feather"
Pay of Chinese Servants. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
Pay. of Chinese Servants. A rich. man's servant in China gets no salary, yet many are the applicants; while big salaries are paid to servants of the common people, but few mcke applications. The perqruisitcs of the former often more than triple the salaries of the latter, which is the sole.rearon of these dlffereces. To encoura. hbonesty and sincerity confidential clerks and salerm.en in all branches cf in deustry receive an nunual not percentage of the .firm's business, besides their regular salary. BE?oortaeL is the year in its coming andin its going--moet. beautiful and blessed, be. aeus, it is always the Year of Our God. CorLNS.S and abhcnce of heat and haote indicate hue qualities. A gentleman makes no noiec ; a lady is serene. r)ISCON'Ei? is the want of sell r1lianoe; it is infitrmity of will.
A Petrified Man. (AN EXTRACT FROM AN AMERICAN JOURNAL.) [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
SrPectrified Mt ' --- .-- (A\ ExTNACT FrPOt Ao t""..O::c Rfo aL;: x.) Our Australian cousins have got a novel eensation in the form of a petrified man, and it is clear that they place great store'by, the new.acquisition. The remains, of a person long deceased, would not, as a rule, fetch any very extravagant eum in the market; but it is evident that thispartioular specimen of the genus homo possesses an excep. tionally high value in the eyes of his Aeetroiian discoverers. A man who has been literally turned to stone--a real human bcing, not a mere carved or sculptured statute, whose body and limbs, nevertheless, consist in every part of eulid rock-may not be entitled to be called of the stone age, yet he is a curiosity of sufficient interest to make the fortune of any showman who may get poseeesion of him. Hence it is that the first public appearanceof the stone man: in the law courts of the capital of New South Wale,. This petrified fellow creature begun to find work for the lawyer...
Curious Hindoo Notions. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
Curious !fliidoo Notions, A curious light is thrown on the rural life of Bengal by the contents of a paper re priated lately in the annual report of the lunmbay A\thropolo~::sl Saciety. We are told from this paper the following, amonog other things : Shooting the nanre of the king of birds (garuds) drives away snakes. Soauting ram, ram, drives away ghosts. Cholera that attackse on Monday or Saturday ends fatally. but no cholera that attacks on Tnurcday. Tte flowcring of bam:nores augurs famine. In fanning ii the fan strikes the body it should be thrive knocked against the ground. W\hen giving alms the giver and receiver stould not be ltanding on ditlirent side of the thrcshold. !t is bad to pick ntma ileth with one' nn;le. If a snake is killed io should be burned, for it is r. Brahman. At night the words " crake" and "tiiger" should not be used; call them creepers and insects. Do not wake up a e!ceping physician. A morning dram al-. ways comce to pass. fDavotion without head. pear i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
Mr. Chas. Hollowly, BRUNSWICK RD. EAST, Is prepared to give Lessons on the Cornet, Trombome, Euphonium, Horn Bau and all Bras Instruments Lessons in Harmony, the Art of Solo Play. ing, Transposition, Music Writing and Ar ranging, also the Art of Playing with the Piano. Str, ag and Brass Bands Supplied for Balls or Private Parties. TZAPTIST CIIURCII, COBURG, P.ublic .,Hall, Uell-street. Morningand Evening. Pastor Weller. . DR W. P. MURPHY PIIYSICIAN AND SURGEON, HIas commenced practice at SYDNEY ROAD, ; COBURG, . .(Next thePolicel Station), Co,0ultation hours :.- S,.i* to 11 - sm. 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.; 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. MR. M. ILARACY, S FAM.ILY BUTCHER, bSYDNEY ROAD, COBURGI. Siusl Gootds of every dlescription fresh daily. Corned Beef, Pickled Tongues, &c., kc. SFAMILIES' WAITED ON? O'R ORDER?. THE INVERNESS BOOT AND SHOE W :AREHOUSE, SYDNEY ROAD, COBURG. A. MACKENZIE AND SON Beg to thaiik their nimerous customers for past support,: anmlliope by -strict' attention and ci...
JACKSON'S CUP. PRINCES HILL V. COBURG WANDERERS. PRINCES HILL WINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
JACKSON'S CUP.: PRINCES HILL V. COBURG WANDERERS.' PRINCES HILL WINS. A match between the above clubs was commenced on the 15thi inst., and finished last'Saturday, finally resulting in a win for the Princes' Hill by 7 wickets and 9 runs. McCarthy was top scorer for the locals, with 20 runs made by good cricket, and Clough, 14 and 11, and Thornton 10, also played well. The following are the full scores: COBURG WANDERERS. First Innings. Thornton, b Irvine ... 10 Patchett, st, b Iryine Clough, b O'Leary .. 14 Cox, c, b Irvine ... .... Smith. c, b Irvine... .. 7 Benson, b O'Leary ... 0 Cherry, b Mitchell ... 6 McCarthy, st, b Mitchell .. 0 O'Rouke, not out ;. ... 4 Singleton, A., st, b liitchell ... . O Singleton, F., st, b Mitchell ... 3 Sundries... :.. 7 Total ... . PRINCES HILL. First Innings. Goodsir, b Singleton ... 0': Liddy, run out ..'; ... 16 Maniwaring, b Smith ' '32 Heardon, c, b McCarthy 2 Goodman: c. b Smith .. Heardon, b Singleton . Irvine, c, b McCarthy .: 7 Clark, at, b ...
In a Kentucky Cave. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
1 Provided. with lanterrin, several young? men Etarted in the entrance known as Cole-. ;man's Cave Spring,'near Harrodsburg, and went eketward three miled iheir? they' cohld' distinctly hear the trains-on the Cincinf?ti southern road at Burgio, which 3s,four ahid a'balf miilcs from thisplace.. They,found~,?. etream of w~tcr ruoning tlhe entire distance explored.'i 'in this eitean'ithey"fouiil fish' and, froga innumerable. iThe paessfgaeas from; seven to fifteen'feet ,wide,~and about: the eieame height, except occaeionally i?ar. rowinig downi td a fatuian's'misiei~y." Not' far from, the' entrance the i~ijplore'rs fd iid iJ large, rooml:twenty to`:Shirty ~feet, tuddedl with stalactites. :In the centre of the rivernl is o circular chamber thirty feet in diameter, arid no lees thani fifty fe'? high.', This ias a veritable :rotunda, covered, as itewerde, by'si higih, well-shaped dome.. Over theentrance is ar large curtain formed by the unionaof stalentites and ttalagmhitEj, fiftien, leet...
THE GLOBE-TROTTER. Letter Carrying in China. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 26 November 1890
cttcrtCarr i$ ins Chliir iiv thlipostal seavice. It irntudes two quite distinct systems, one fr the govern ment flicials and the other for every oo else. The dispatches of the goverLMRare carried by mounted postmen with tolerable swiftness. Their carriage and deliverry are under the direct supervision of the Minister of War in Pekin. The people at large are not allo'vwed `tb~3aSe?dail byi'thl oflicial carriers. Tbeyarerobligeld to;tranesact all their pastal mitsinhss'thiouhh Jan much slower medium. , . . In ve-ery"Cbineesocity'ltherdiare several post offices:..whiic '?.receii:'e and'" deliver t inj theic.respective districts the' mail mattr. of, the; genieral 'ublic. Each giuaranteee. the safe 'deli·ciy tf 'everything 'iitrdsited to ites care, and in ceae of loss 'of valitable'papers'or goode reimbureesithe sender swithout delay. ,The contents of every package, however,. mtust be e6aetly difclared at the timenof, !mailing, ans the postage 'aries with very trivial variations of value...