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THE MOTHER'S PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
THE MOTHER'S PARLIAMENT. DIRT PIES:-I want to add my plea for the children in favor of " dirt pies. " " Dirt pies " doesn't mean simply dirt pies ; it means making gardens and mountains and tunnels, and having tea-parties with a variety of goodies, and playing store, and in fact giving the most ample scope to the baby imagination and passing long, delightful summer hours in the most diverting, innocent and health-giving of amusements. 1 always feel so sorry for the poor little one whose mother thinks so much of his clothes that she " draws the line at dirt pies " As for causing work, if one can't afford much washing, make the little ones dark " digging aprons " or dresses that can he donned or doffed in a minute, and you will have less work than in listening to their fret ting and quarrelling, and trying to provide other employments for them. As for me, I never feel any safer about them as regards both health and morals than when, dressed in their digging costumes and armed with sho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
BA^NG V^^WDER. If yon do not already UK it you certainly ought, as lt far surpasses all other makes, and is appreciated as an ines timable boon by those who have learned its value. There is Nothing Else of the kind Equal to it. Try it ! and yon w ll soon be cony;wed of this. Waugh's Baking Powder is Undoubtedly the Best It is prepared with the utmost care, by the aid of Special Mixing Machinery, and the ingredients used are the purest and best obtainable. PUDDINGS, CAKES, PASTRY, &C, are so much better with than without it. Mixed with Dry Flower, it makes the very best SELF-RAISING FLOUR, and this should he prepared only whtn yu rtfuire to use it. It will be found a great '¿etuv than the so-called (ready made) "SELF RAISING FLOUR," which costs jod more, and you do not know what is in it. Hie SUPERIOR QUALITY of WAUGH'S BAKING POWDER is at once apparent the first time you use it, and all who have used it can testify to its excellence. At the Great International ti>xliil>...
WATERLOO RAGGED SCHOOL, Botany Street. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
WATERLOO RAGGED SCHOOL, Botany Street. -The annual distribution took place at the above school on Thursday evening 19th June in the presence of a very large audience. The scholars rendered some choice choruses and solos interspersed with recitations and dia logues which gave great satisfaction judging by the applause which was given after each item. On the platform were Ll. P. Williams, Esq., Mayor of Waterloo (chairman) ; Messrs. J. P. Howe, M.L.A ; G. W. Barker ; J. M. Main and others. The feature ol the evening was the presentation of school prizes by Mr. and Mrs. Howe who also gave two very handsome books for the best conducted boy and girl. Mr. Swailes, a gentleman living in the district, also sent 10 pairs of boots for the children. Several addresses were given by the gentlemen present upon the successful work done in the school, they also com mented upon the good behaviour of the chil dren remarking that though they are ragged and poor and have much of their own way at home t...
Look Out, Not In. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
-sr Look Out, Not In. BY F. B. ABBE. Remain not folded in thy pleasant joys, Within the narrow circle of thy walls, Content if thine are blessed. Cold is thy fire If on thy hearthstone only ; and thy bread Bitter, which feeds alone thy selfish blood ; Thy house a prison, if it hold thy world, Thy heaven a fiction.
FARM NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
I - FARM NOTES. - PINTADOS OR GUIKEAFOWLS.-No bird in the fowl-yard will catch and eat half as many inseots as a Pintado. They are better than a watchdog, because no stranger can come by day or night without a warning being given by these watchful birds. Their flesh is dark, and is game; their eggs cannot be excelled in flavour by plover, quail, pheasant, or bantam hen. The birds are perfectly hardy, and will get their own living. Their faults are that they are very noisy ; that they go wild if not looked after ; that they kill chicks of other poultry ; and that they steal their nests. The hen bird always makes a fuss when she lays, and it is therefore easy to find the nest. They pair as a rule, and therefore it is necessary to keep as many male birds as hens. Guinea fowls would be handy where the curculio is about. Sirnifo hens must have attention. One is liable to forget that warm weather brings lice. A clean nest is the first requisite. If the nest box is well oiled with kerosene...
"Vas Marriage a Failure?" [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
- I f "Vas Marriage a Failure?" j "Vas marriage a failure ? Veil, now, dot depends Altogeddher on how you look at id, mine friends. i Like dhose double-horse teams dot you see at der ; races, j Id depends pooty mooch on der pair in der traces ; Eef dhey don'd pull togeddher righdt off at der start, 1 Ten dimes oudt of nine dhey was beddher apart. "Vas marriage a failure ?" I ask mine Katrine, j Uud she look off me so dot I feels pooty mean. Dhen she say : "Mr. Strauss, shust come here, eef ] you bleaze." Und she dake me vhere Yawcob and Ieedle Loweeze By dher shnug trundle-bed vas shust saying dheir brayer, Und she sa«, mit a smile: "Vas der tome failures AKpr, a» I -Yawcob Straw, in the Borton Pilot,
NOVELTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
A BLACK surah cloak for a girl of four years is feather-stitched with yellow. AN odd earring, an old-rfashioned brooch, or jewelled button is often set in the top of a smelling-bottle. VELVET ribbon bretelles, passing over the shoulders, and ending at the waist line, front and back, under large rosettes, trim otherwise plain waists. * SUEDE kid, in gray and fawn shades, is used for wall-pockets, book covers, blotters, news . paper racks, etc. It adapts itself well to bright silk and tinsel embroidery, but is, as a matter of course, an expensive material to use. A LOVELY snmmer bed-spread is made of heavy linen sheeting, fringed all around, and the threads knotted twice. Then pull out the * threads an jnch and a half above the fringe for a row of drawn-work, about one im-h and a half in depth, which should be of a large, open design, caught with white or colored cotton. Above and below this row of open-work run a row of brier or feather stitching in colored cotton corresponding with ...
RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
- RECIPES. - BAKED IFDIAM PUDDIKG.-Two quarts of milk, one teacup of Indian meal, one half teacup each of flour and molasses, two eggs, one-half teaspoon full of ginger, cinnamon and salt. LTOKNAISE POTATOES.-Twelve potatoes boiled until nearly done ; when cold, slice or cut into dice. Chop fine one oni»n. Put a tablespoon ful of butter into the frying-pan, put in the onion and let it fry two minutes ; add the potato dice, and fry five minutes, stirring constantly ; then add butter, salt and pepper to taste. HtNHT GINGER CAKE.-Three cups of flour, one and a half cup of butter ; rub well together, then add one cup brown sugar, two large tablespoon fuls of ginger ; and, if you like, the same amount of carraway seeds ; five eggs, two cups of extract ed honey, and 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Beat it well, and bake in a square iron pan one hour or more, DRIBD-APPLK DUMPLINGS.-One pint of dried apples, cut, one-half pint of sweet milk, two tea spoonfuls of baking powder and one teasp...
Two Women. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
Two Women. I know two women ; and one is chaste And cold as the snows on a winter waste ; Stainless ever, in act and thought, (As a man born dumb, in speech errs not. ) But she has malice toward her kind A cruel tongue and a jealous mind. Void of pity, and full of greed, She judges the world by her narrow creed. A brewer of quarrels, a breeder of hate, Yet she holds the key to "Society's" gate. The other woman, with a heart of flame, Went mad for a love that marred her name ; And out of the grave of her murdered faith She rose like a soul that had passed thro' death. Her aim is noble, her pity so broad, It covers the world like the mercy oi God. A healer of discord, a soother of woes, Peaee follows her footsteps wherever she goes. The worthier life of the two, no doubt ; AnA tint ttQn/ri/*tvil lnrkfl h*»r nut. Ella Wkttler Wilcox.
HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
HEALTH. POISON IN THE BREAJH.-The poisonous nature of the air exhaled from the lungs has been proved by Dr. Brown-Sequard. His discovery is-First, that the air exhaled nearly always contains ammonia; secondly, this air contains, in very minute quantities, organic matter which, if not already putrified on leaving the broncho pulmonary exhalations is txtremely noxious. He injected a quantity of liquid produced by condensation of exhaled air of a dog into the carotid artery of a strong, healthy rabbit ; this was followed by arrest of heart and lung action, and the animal died within a minute. It is believed that exhaled air contains minute quanti ties of poisonous particles of very energetic action when concentrated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
SUltAfltE POR CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, AID PRlïilE HOSfjp The proprietor «f TAi D*wit it «hi« to obtain thea« Organs on anusnally advantageoas terns, and therefore offers te COUNTRY PURCHASERS, the opportunity to procure one by payment iu monthly inttalmcott CASH PRICE, £&, or in Ten MontUy Instalments of £i each. The-Organ is of four octaves compass, C teak, one/ set of reed* throughout, with knee swells, salid walnut case of neat design, key-board and reeds ol full teak aad ame as uaw u» large organ«, j Larger Organs from £8 to £120, can be obtained on unusually liberal terms. Address ill orders to Manage«. 7 ht Daum, 36 [aroieson street, Sydney. , L E X A N D EJ*'& SE WI HQ COTTON MAY BE HAD OF ALL / I^&pera Ac Storekeepers * 3*HRÖtJGHÖüT .THE COLONY. - * . ( **
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
I- SHOPPING BY POST. DAVID JONES & CO. I CLAIM TO HOLD THE Largest Newest, Most Perfect Rifting AND I RELIABLE STOCK OF LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S UNDERCLOTHING THE LONG CLOTHS USED ARE PURE. THE- SHAPES PERFECTED. = THE SEWING, FINISH AND' SIZES ARE VERY CORRECT« AND RELIABLE. THE PRICES WILL BE FOUND MOST MODERATE. Ladies' Long Cloth Combinations, trimmed, range from 4/6 to 30 " ? '. . ,, Pongee washing silk, 17/6 to 42 - Ladies' Long Cloth Night Dresses, frills, range from 3/6 to 6 6. " * ,, trimmed embroidery, 4/3 to 15/6. Ladies' Long Cloth Chemises, frills, range from 2/9 to 5/6. * " ,, trimmed embroidery, 3/6 to 12 6. " . " lace, 5/9 to 25 - Ladies' Long Cloth Drawers, tucks, range from 2 6 to 4 9. " " trimmed embroidery. 3 3 to 8,6. " " , " lace, 5/6 to 12/6. Girls' Useful Long Cloth Night Dresses,°trimmed embroidery, sizes 1 to 8, 2/6 to 5/6. " ' " lace and tucks, 4/6 to 8/6 Girls' Long Cloth Chemises, trimmed embroidery, knicker, range from 1/11 to 4/9 Girls' Long Clot...
DROLL THINGS SAID BY CHILDREN A PAIR OF KID GLOVES [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
ürV>LL THINGS SAID BY j^HILDREN j A PAIR OF KID GLOVES is offered each month to the contributor of the best j Original Droll Thing said by a child. Anecdotes for next month's competition to be sent m by the 22nd. inst. . The prize this month is awarded lo the contributor of the first related anecdote hereunder. Mary was begging very earnestly of her mother for something she could not have. "Bo give it to me, please ?" "No, dear," said her mother. "Please mother, for Christ's sake I Amen." " Late Canon Acocks of Albury, to little boy, " Well my boy what is your name." " gilliam Ernest," was the reply. " And do you mean to be earnest my boy." Willie :-indignantly-" No Sir I am Willie." * * * « Little Jessie has been trying for some time but all in vain to coax her sister to give her a certain coveted toy. Presently a happy thought struck her. "Lets play babies, I'll be the baby and you be the mother, then I'll cry and you give it to me to make me stop crying." E.N. Elsie (who has j...
A TENEMENT HOUSE GUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
YjfN a decent tenement-house on the west side of AjK New York City lives Mrs. McGinnis, and she : ¡eírns her bread over a washtub. : * She had just put her washing into the boiler and sat down to take an " aisy breath or two, " when she saw a curious apparition in her doorway. It was the figure of an old man, but so bent, so thin, so tattered, so shaggy and unshorn, that for an instant Mrs. McGinnis thought she confronted something that was not of flesh and blood. He stood in an attitude of respectful solicitation, holding the remnant of a hat in his hand, and his dim eyes roved around the room as though he expected to see something, and was disappointed beoause it was not there. " And is it anything ye wahnt of me, me gude man ? " asked Mrs. McGinnis, rallying from her surprise. The old man tried to speak, but seemed dazed, and the words he would have said died in inarticulate s und s upon his lips. Then Mrs. McGinnis saw that he was too weak to talk, and she led him in and sat him...
SPECIAL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Dawn — 5 July 1890
SPECIAL NOTICE. i WHEN your subscription expires, a blue mark will be inserted in thu spaoe. On the blue mark appearing, subscribers are requested to forward their 'enewal subscriptions at their earliest convenience. If y°u wish the paper discontinued, send a post card to that effect