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DOMESTIC LIFE IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
DOMESTIC LIFE IN AUSTRALIA. BY CAROLINE CHISHOLM. -? When Dally arrived, he found Mr. Grant up, though none of the ladies were about, and requesting to see him alone, they went into Mr. Grant's library ; when Dally earnestly entreated of him to see Mrs. Clay, and to take Clara under his protection to Sidney, 'A young man cannot, he said, do this or j I would do it myself.' Grant took I Daily's hand, and said, ' I will ask Lucy. Oh! Dally when I think of Graham's father - my accepting the guardianship of that boy,4 T little thought this day would ever ceme-wait.' Lucy not objecting to the arrangement, in a few minutes, Grant was on horseback ia ' company with Dally to Clay's station. Fathers, and men of business, soon con trive to get over a difficulty of this nature. Mr. Clay undertook to see Mrs. Clay, while Mr. Grant sought an inter view with Clara Scott-he told her of his own child's misery, of her yielding to his advice, and said ' Now Clara I am acting for your father, come wit...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
VICTORIA. I MELBOURNE TOTAL ABSTINENCE SOCIETY j THE annual meeting of members of the above society was held on Monday, Jan. 2nd, in the Hall, Russell street. I RICHMOND TOTAL ABSTINENCE SOCIETY. 1 A TEA meeting, in connection with this society, was held in St. Stephen's school room, on Tuesday, Jan. 24th, MOORABBIN BAND OP HOPE FESTIVAL. THE festival of this interesting Band of Hope was celebrated on Monday, Jan. 2nd, by a pic-nic at Pic-Nic Point, on the Brighton Beach. SANDHUST BAND OP HOPE. A FESTIVAL of this Society was held on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10,1860, ST. KILDA BAND OP HOPE FESTIVAL. THIS Band of Hope held its usual festival in the open air, in the month of December. WESLEY CHURCn BAND OP HOPE. A FESTIVAL in connection with this Society was held in the school-room, ad joining the Church, on Tuesday evening, 17th ult.
WATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
WATER. _A_ - Tincn« is a liquid purr and bright, 1 Distilled in regions of the t-kk-s, 'Mid rainbow bowers, where rosy light Paints it with all her faires dies ; Clear and transparent as the day, On fleecy clouds it floats along, Reflecting each refulgent ray That falls ils crystal drops among. "Winged on the wind it downward bends It's flight on embasses of love, Arrayed in pearls ; to Earth descends, A blessing bearing from above ; Lo ! as it leaves its native skies With dewy freshness sweetly crowned, The flowers to welcome it arise, And verdure clothes the landscape round. The birds their cheerful chorals raise, The flocks drink of the cooling Btream, While plenty wakes the nation's praise, And grateful Nature joins the theme¡ Pure and refreshing from the spring, Let us enjoy the blessing given ; Our heartfelt tribute we will bring Of thanks and gratitude to heaven. J. B. K., brunswick.
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS IN OUR LAST. To the Editor of the Australian Home Companion. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS IN OUÄ LAST. Tb the Editor of the Australian Mame Companion. Sin,-L see by your publication af the 14th of January, that a party wishes to ramble into the country for a few months, I would recommend him to come and haye a look at the McKeons' Caves, on the Fish River Creek. They are far before the Wellington Caves. If he wishes to see the Wellington Caves first, it will be in his read home to Sydney again to call at the Fish River Creek. I am going out with a party myself in about three weekB, and if be wishes to join us, I 'shall be most haDDv to see him. J. F., Fish River Creek. 79. E., Greendale. - Get some turpentine and pour it over the place that is greasy ; rub it till quite dry with a piece of clean flannel; if the grease be not quite removed, repeat the applica tion, and when done, brush the place well, and hang up the garment in the open air to take away the smell. YPOC, Svdney. 80. E. CL À.-ïn America it is spelt and pro« nounced hopple; but here, in ...
SPLINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
i SPLINTER». THE Rev. Mr. Taylor, an African negro clergyman, preached to a large congregation at Chatham : he is to be a missionary in his native country.-The Court of Divorce has awarded £10,000 damages against the Marquis of Angle sea.-Austria seems to be uneasy on the subject of Hungry, and has lately ) quartered some 50 or 60 thousand troops among the suspected Magyars.- The Great Eastern has been declared not sea worthy It is said that an additional outlay of £100,000 will be required, before she is in a condition to undertake an ocean voyage. The Directors and shareholders of the Company, are at open war with each other.-The Dowager Lady Peel (widow of the great states man) was found dead in her bed on the 28th October.-A lodger in a house in London-set fire to his bed, and burnt part of the house down through smoking. - It is expected that an expedition will be despatched next spring in search of ! further relics of Sir John Frankling. ! Ten lives were lost at a coal pit in ...
COLONIAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
COLONIAL NEWS. A MEETING was held on the 20th inst. atthePrir.ee of Wale« The**-"*, for the relief of the sufferers hy the late floods : j a committee has been appointed which] will meet at the Exchange.-Considera ble loss of life and property has been occasioned by the late tremendous floods. Many settlers in the Shoalhaven and Braidwood districts have lost their all- - houses, crops, stock, all swept away. At Maior'8 Creek it is feared the loss of life will be very considerable.-Immense loss of property is reported in Goulburn and its neighbourhood. There are few houses in the town that have not suffered. Either they have been flooded or the water has come in through the the roof.-From Windsor, Wollongong, and Shoalhaven, the news are of an equally disastrous kind.-At Camden, the water rose 31 feet above the flooring qf the bridge.-All the telegraph lines have been broken.-At Wollongong the bridge has been carried away, and at Kiama and Shoalhaven, houses, furni ture and logs are ...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
CHAPTER III. Breaking heai-t, thy tears concealing, Sacred tears life's sorrow healing ; What is that within thee keeping j AL this love, 'midst all this weeping. j -CHARLES SWAIN. * ALLY, girl. I'm thinkin' ye're most old enough to be married.' 4 Are you wanting to get rid of your little Ally, mother? Are you getting weary of me, mother dear ?* ' No, no, Ally, but if it were for your good, mavourneen.' 'lt won't be, mother; not for this seven years. Why, I don't know an}7 thing yet; you can't get rid of me so easy. You'll have to teach me to cook and to bake, and to make a dress, and oh, mother mine, you can't marry me yet ! She looked and spoke as winningly as if all she said were the very truth. But her mother was firm. 4 You know well enough, Ally, but the man as I'm thinkin' on won't be wantin' you to do them things : he'll keep you iike a lady, Ally.' Ally looked cold and grave, 4 Who is it mother, dear?' She expected the an swer, 4 Barney Ryan.' Ally laid down the iron with w...
CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
Í CHAPTER IV. Gilla Machxee, sit down by me, We now are joined, and ne'er shall sever; This hearth's our own, our hearts are one, And peace is ours for ever ! -GERALD GRIFFIN. THE back yard was witness on the succeeding evening to another interview between Ailleen and Michael. She had told him of Ryan's proposal, and of her mother's approval of it, and now they both stood silent and downcast. At last the young man spoke passion ately. ' Ally, why will you not do as I wish. Father Cassidy knows all, every thing. He knows me, that I'm honest and sober, Ally, and he knows Ryan too, his drunken habits, and-well, I won't say any more. He will marry us, Ally, and gain your mother's pardon after. Ally, dear one, do.' 4 Ailleen hung her head-' No Michael, I will never marry without my mother's consent, if I never marry at all.' Ailleen, you try me too much. Will j'ou not now, and now.' He kissed her burning brow with a rapid eager haste. Ailleen drew back, and held up clasped hands of earne...
BATHURST BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
BATHURST BAND OP HOPE. ON Tuesday, the 14th of February, a Public Tea Meeting took place in con nection with the above society, in the booth at the rear of the Wesleyan Church, at which a goodly number, chiefly juve niles, sat down to tea, and after doing ample justice to the good things pro vided for the occasion, a sham debate took place, styled 4 The Juvenile Frolic, or the Teetotal Chairman in a Fix.' It ^ was discussed by 16 boys. During the discussion the numher of persons present greatly increased. Several temperance melodies were sung. At the conclusion of the debate Mr. Parker was called upon to address the meeting, which he did in a very amusing style. The meeting then terminated, and all present retired to their respective homes apparently well pleased with the evening's entertainment. It had been announced that a public tea meeting would take place on Monday the 13th February, and aft*r tea a public meeting would be held for the purpose of inaugurating a Bathurst branch ...
CHAFFER II. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
i CHAFFER II. Oh, hope bf my heart ! Oh, light of my life ! Oh, come to me, darling, with peace and rest ! Oh, come like the summer, my own sweet wife,. To your home on my longing breast ! -CHARLKS 6AVA:* DUFFY. THE preceding was not the only con sultation that was taking place with i li the precinta of that h unible horne. The house bad a hack yard, small, dusty, dingy, hung with drying clothes, not by any means flour-scented, and dew wnitened, but rather, smoke dried and exudant of unhealthy odours ; most un inviting- was that spot to a romantic* gazer. Yet one of earth's heart romances was progressing there, such as stamp jupon young faces wistful looks, seeking 'sadly for the unattainable, or illumine them with joy that the sternest sorrow could not crush away with its most iron shod heel. At the fence, and on the inner side of the yard, stood a young, lovely girl. Her print dress was pinned up, her bare arms were streaming with suds from the wash-tub. Turn away with distaste if...
PET PERENNIALS —NO. VIII. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
PET PERENNIALS - No. VIII. BY PATTY PARSLEY. -*._._ -* CHAPTER I. And what have ye for wife to share, And how should she be drest A silken gown for Sabbath weer, And bonnet of the best ? CHARLUS SWAIN. ' An' it's marriage ye're afther ? An' me daughter too ? Sure, man, the col leen 's but a child yet.' 'Yourself told me she was eighteen. Well, Mrs. O'Brien, you have the right to refuse of course. Of course you can say no, if you like. All I want is a straight forward answer, No, or Yes. My business won't allow of any shilly shalling, Alleen is a pretty girl, and I'd be glad to call her wife ; but, if you say No, depend upon it I shall not ask twice. You won't refuse me a second time.' The speakers were a motherly speci. F men of Erin's daughters with a broad and good tempered face ; and a greasy looking, portly personage, with a self satisfied, obstinate countenance, some thing like, in expression, to that which tho porcine animal shows when he is occupying the whole of the food-tro...
FACTS, FUN, AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
FACT», FUN. AND FANCY. , - . ?» ? WHAT is the difference between an old Bachelor and a pretty girl? A pretty girl steals the hearts of others; a horrid old bachelor steels his own. WHY is a cat's tail like a swan's bosom ; -Because it grows down. THE TIRED WORKER.-What grows less tired the more it works ?-A carriage wheel. WHY is the common chord in music like a portion of the Mediterranean ? Because it's the EQ&C ( J2gean Sea). WHY should the underwriters wish the Queen to live for ever ?-Because during - her life there would be no Bex (wrecks). .THOU rainest in this bosom,' as the chap said when a basin of water was thrown over him by the lady he was J serenading. A SOUR fellow says that he always looks, .under the marriage head for the news of the weak. A PRINTER'S EXCUSE.-A writer called at his printer's and accused the com positor of not having punctuated his poem, when the typo earnestly replied, * I'm not a pointer-I'm a setter.' SOME say that the quickest way of de s...
HINTS FOR HOMES. GINGER-BEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 25 February 1860
HINTS FOB HOMES. &nbsp; GINGER-BEER. The following recipe for making a very superior ginger beer is taken from the celebrated treatise of Dr. Pereira, on diet. The honey gives it a peculiar soft - ness, and from not being fermented with yeast, it is less violent in its action when opened, but requires to be kept a longer time than usual before use. White sugar, five pounds : lemon juice, one quarter of a pint; honey, one quarter of a pound ; ginger, bruised, five ounces ; water, four gallons and a-half. Boil the ginger in three quarts of water for half an hour, then add the sugar, lemon-juice, and honey, with the remainder of the water, and strain through a cloth ; when cold, add a quarter of the white of an egg, and a small teaspoonful! of essence of lemon ; let the whole stand four days, and bottle ; this will keep many months This quantity will make 100 bottles; and will cost about 3s.
DONATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal — 10 March 1860
DONATIONS. J. B. Sharp, Esq., Adelong .£0 10 0 James Clark, Esq., Adelong . 0 10 0 J. A. Stace, Esq., Ironbark . 10 0 -? The following amounts have been received : Cranfield, 2s 6d ; Robinson, 2s 6d; Bell, 20s; Rev. W. Ross, 2s 6d ; Hawkins, 2s 6d ; Larmer, 2s 6d ; Dawson, 2s 6d ; Sharp, 20s; Clark, 10s; Roberts, 2s 6d; Russ, 2s 6d; Grant, 20s; May, 2s 6d; i Haynes, 2s Gd ; Rye, 2s 6d ; Long, 20¿ ; Taylor, 20s; Steele, 15s; Kinnaird, 2s 6d ; Gi'lies, "lOs : Sherar, 2s 6d ; Nugent, 5s ; Thompson, 2s 6d ; I Blunt, 2s 6d.