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THE STARS AND STRIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
VTjE STARS AND STRIPES.; Aye, we oft-fall out with te Ya;lnkesas i lith and iii we do, As brothers take to fisticuffs, and the:i shake - handsan'd rue'; For Jonathan's dry sharpness willrit .John Bull about, Or the mother vex her giant child. byislandi ways, no doubt; :But for all we growl it,'em.a bitwhen.yan-j ing o'er- our pipes, .: hI allus doffs my cap I know, whei "I'ees the Stars and Stripes. Why?- -Well,;I'll -tell 'thee. Stir the: logs:; : ;it freezing hard. I lay .It wer' colder twelve good year ago-that noon S in.Biscay Bay, - When the '.Tilda drove, close hauled: and isteered?-she wer' built of stout oak . wood,. And.held her own against the gale-? reckon all she could : And 'jnid the smother of the foam, that- cut one-like a-whip, We s.ighted, o'cei the raging waves, a furlong offt a ship. The IHilda.rose to every wave as it came thiun lering on, Though. she took such seas, that many:a time we gasped, and thought he'go'ne; But her we saw, .wer' labouring with her-top' m...
A MINERAL SUBSTITUTE FOR INDIA RUBBER. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
A-MiNERALT SUBSTITUTE FOR INDIA RUBBER. Every day new uses are found for india-J .rubber,, the supply of ,which is gradually approaching exhaustion owing. to the' fact 'that carel has not been taken to' plant fresh trees to take thelilace of those ,whichli have been used up. Under those. ci:cninstances he discovery of a really good snubstitute for,. tor successor to, india-rubbler is of consider able impdrlance. ItI appiiirs that when Lur i purified by means ofsluiphurio auid t herv is a .sediment or residiuui which look ; lik a piece oif black.asphilteand.has thehelasticity ofindia .rubber. By, heating this .pasty mass to. a certain tempetature, it is rendered solid; it is then very much liki .*b,,hite. By' sokking it in naplitha we obltai; ani exoellet insula, ting material ; and wlhen dissolved it makes a s:plendid varnigh. -Bilbao El Noticiero Bilbaino. "It is tio use telling.you to look pleasant,'t said.the familiar photographer to the pretty young lady, ' for you cannot look a...
A SPEEDY CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
A SPEEDY CURE. Mrs. Gillypod-" - i, George, I've such a dreadful, dreadful sick headache! I've been lying here groaning all day, hardly able to speak." Mr. Gillypod-" rindeed." - " Oh, so sick I've been.. Excuse me for not meeting you at the door, dear. But what brings you home so early ?" "Why, my dear, it was a little dull this afternoon, and I had a bit of luck this morn ing, so I can let you have the twenty dollars you want for that new bonnet, and want you, to-" Why, George Gillypod, you dear old dar ling I And you'll go down town, and help me select it ? You old precious ! I'll be ready in five minutes ! You are the dbarest and best husband on the face'of the earth I Just wait until I put on my wrap and hat and we'll start right offl I can put my gloves on in the car. Oh, George, I am so, happy "--Puck.
PLEASING EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
PLEASING EXPERIMENTS.` To SPLIT A PIECE FIOM OFF A COIN.-In-" sert into a table three pits, upon which place a. piece of money. Upon this. place a heap of flour of sulphur, and set it on fire. To MAKEx LIQUID STEEL.-Heat a piece of steel in the fire to redness ; take it with one hand, but with a?pair of pincers; then with the other hand, present a piece of stick sul phur to the steel; as soon as they touch you will perceive the steel flow like a. liquid. ARTIFICALu LIoGHTNIr.-Provide a tin tube that is larger at one end than it is at the other, and in which there are several holes. Fill this tube with powdered resin, and when it is shaken over the flame of a torch; the re flection will produce the exact appearance of lightning. To MARE FIRE BURN UNDER WATER. Take three ounces of powder,:of saltpetre one ounce, sulphur. vivium three ounces; beat, sift and mix -them.well together, fill a paste board or paper mould with the composition, and it will burn-under water-till quite spent. To...
A REMARKABLE COINCIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
A REMARRABLE COINCIDENCE. The owner of a place on Second Ave nue stood in his barn door on the alley the other day, when a man with a wooden leg and a crutch came along and passed the time of day, and said "Say, I want you to do me a small fa vour." "What is it ?" " I want to leave. my wooden leg with you for a few minutes" "Why ?" " I want to go round on Second Avenue and work a house for half a dollar. I'm told the people are very sympathetic. If I go with one leg, you know, I'm sure of it." "Very well, I'll take charge of it for you. . "Five minutes later he rang the door bell of the house inr the avenue, and the door was opened by the man he had left his leg with. "Wha-what 1" he gasped in astonish ment. "Very sympathetic people live here," replied the other. " You have met with a sad loss, and I want to help you. Here is a wooden leg which-may fit you." The- man. took it and strapped it on, saying as he stumped out through the gate way, "Well, this is the most remarkable coinci...
DEBTS AND DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
DEBTS AND DuTIEs.-Debts and duties would be nearly synonymous words were it not that custom has associated the word " debt" so closely with money as almost to confine its use to that alone. Every duty is however really a debt-that is, some thing which we owe and ought to pay. It may be money or it may le service, it may be justice or mercy, command or obedience, protection or friendship, reverence or love ; whatever it be that comes to us as an ob ligation to be met, a duty to be performed, is also a debt that is owed, which a health ful conscience will not desire to repudiate. SCANDAL IN THE FAMILY.-One of the most fruitful sources of family quarrel is the habit of " repeating round." A. tells B. something that C. has said or done. B. on his part tells somebody else, with a little embellishment from his own some what lively imagination. This is well talked over and discussed in private by all three, till at last poor C. himself would quite fail to recognise his own thoughtless spee...
ORDER OF THE SONS OF HERMANN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
ORDER OF THE SONS OF HERMANN, There is in America a society called the Sons of Hermann,.named in honour of Hermann Armin, th?son of Siegmar, the leader of the Cheruscans, who it x;., year 9 A.D. organized and incited the conspiracy and. rebellion against the Romans on the part ot the German people. It was he who enticed the Roman leader Darus with his army of 40,000 men into the regions of the Teutoburger forest, and after defeating the enemy and putting him to flight destroyed all the fortifica tions and roads as far as the Rhine, again making that river the boundary between the Roman and German domains, thus restoring the Germans to liberty and rd moving the yoke under which they had chafed so many years. And thus it comes that the name of Hermann is regarded by the Germazi people and in Germany as that of Wil liam Tell is in Switzerland and George Washington in the United States. On the 20th of July, 1840, ten Germans founded the organization of the Sons of Hermann in the city of...
OF INTEREST TO LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
OF INTEREST TO LADIES. A new military cape is made in flecked tweed, and lined throughout with plaid sarah. The hood is lined throughout with 'triped ottoman silk, the collar also being of the same. One yard and a-quarter of the silk, with one of fifty-two inch mantle cloth will be used in making. An elegant Russian blouse is one of the most popular blouse, of the season, madr with a tight-fitting hack and Russian front fastenine at the left side. The sleevee ar. gnthered into the shoulder seam, cut wile at the top and narrowed off to fit at. the wrist. The col''ar, left side, and sleeve Cdrl s ir' ornamented with briar stitch, and a silk c ,rd egidle finishes the waist. For making. ihre, yards of forty-'wo inch material will bii required. Cotton, silk, or woollen P(oo s may be used for making. The Victo ine rape is a most fashionable cape, for making in silk or woollen material. For making, one yard and a-half of thel widest double-width cloth goods, or three and a-half of:silk or ...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
WIT AND HUMOR. A lady refers to the time she spends in front of her looking-glass as " moments of reflection." Miss' (romantically) : "Men never do brave deeds nowadays to show their love for women." Mr - : " They don't, eh ? Don't they marry them ?" Maud: "Have you ever noticed the habit George has of pulling his moustache ?" Ethel: "I always thought he was feeling to see if he had lost it." Sweet girl : " Is it wicked to sing " Tara ra-boom-de-ay " on Sundays ?" Brother Jack: "Yes, it is wicked to sing it any day." " Why ?" " Because it makes people swear." It is a time-honoured custom in Quincy, Fla., to salute a newly-married couple by firing a mannon. This is to remind them that the battle of life has fairly begun. He (poor and idle) : "You reject my hand ? Cruel girl! Reverse your decision, or I shall do something desperate." She (an heiress, who knows he woos her to be maintained) : " Go to work, I suppose ?" It was at a party. Miss Angelina had been persuaded to preside at t...
JAPANESE BATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 24 June 1893
J3PANESE BATHING. The simple dietary of these people, and especially their abstinence from flesh food, nas muc(h to do wit'- th- it exemption from rheumatism and allied diseases, as well as their frequent use of th" bath. One fact strikes every observer wi-o hs visited Japan : It is the nearly comp ete absence of certabn diseases wh'ic, should I e very cýmmon in stat country, taking li.t) .rnsiderati:u the c'imate and the conditions n which the inhabjitants live. Should we not search for the cause of this immunity from a disease so common among nuropepans ? The Japanese take baths at a temperature which a European could not support. That which a doctor in Europe calls a hot bath, ;ay 100 rlegs., is a cold bath for the inhabi u:;nts of Japan. I he temperature of the bath which the Japanese takes every even ing, n, matter to what class of the people he belongs, -poor or rich, is never less than 107 0 degs. F., and is sometimes even as high as 122. We briefly describe the method in whi...
The Way of the World. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
T w ay of the World. Tlhe w ole world loves the modest man, \ tnether he be great or be small; iBut though it is funny, it yields up its money To the Lman with a surplus of gall. The whole world loves the quiet man, Who's as silent all day a: the owls ; But it's ne ,iless to mention that it gives its attention To the f iolw who gets up and howls. The whol: world loves the p,c'Ce f?l man, Who see} .no CC??si ?1 to bi.ker ; kbut the full right of ,vay, yu 11 permit mete i t gives to the strenuous kicker.
THE HOME AND FIRESIDE. OUR HOUSEHOLD COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
TSE HOME AND FIRESIDE. OUR HOUSEHOLD COLUIN. SPINAcH.-This vegetable is hest if gathered before winter. Cut up in the usual f4.:hion, and in orier to make a g.od daih the leaves must be well cleansed. washed, partly boiled, drained, and strain, d, and cut into small bits; then put into a pot with sorrel-a sixth of the whole-t , hring out the taste, and on the top you should pour some verjuice, and add an abundance of good butter, with spice and salt, as much as it seems to you good, and if you li e raisins, plums, and muscadine grapes, they will serve well. Be careful to cook them over a small fire, and to turn them often, so tbat, they do not burn; and if you wish to b,. ,.aretui of the butter, since they need much of it. Add to it dried peas, stewed and crushed.; it in an excellent addition. Bits of toast should be stuck into the spinach, and the sides of the dish sprinkled with bread crumbs. OAT CAKES.-Three.quarters of a pound of fine oatmL al, half a teacupful of cold water, on...
COURTESY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
COURTESY. W" hen I ?::as d?own in North Carolina last," rema:rh;efl the drorumer, 'I met a mou'.lainter h:bauty iin Aheville fcr a day sight-seeing. She w tadl and angular, and her calico drcss and liinp sun-bonnet of the same material clung to bher as if they had no other support in the wide world. Her face was freckled and hr teeth showed that she either ' dipped' or lit the pipe. I met her in the railroad station, waiting for a train, and she spotted me on sight." .. • Ain't you a drummer ? ' sne inquire4". "' I'm a travellin salesas...3,' I re, lied. Whar, will you have?' "' I want to know about my train, an' ther' ain't nobxidy 'rioand th,?t seems to know anything. Drummers know it all' she laughed. " I told her what she wanted to know, aad then she branched off. " ' I waz over thar in the men's side of the dieepot, awhile ago,' she said. ' lokin' 'round, and when I went in that every man was smokin', and the way they treated me wna real insultin'.' ' You didn't expect them to ...
CONCERT AND BALL AT RIDDELL'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
GOJvCERT AND BALL AT FIBDELL'S GREEK. The concert and ball held at Ri.dell's Creek in aid of the Children's Hospital last night was a pronounced success. Mr Ranson, in the absence of Judge Chomley, occupied the chair. The fol lowing programme was gone through: Piano solo, Miss Gordon ; song, Leonore, Mrs Round; s)ng, Sigh no more, Mr Lemman ; song, Relics of "Liza." Mr Charles Thompson; song. Queen of the earth, Miss Millane; song, Love's old swell, Miss Notman; seng, In happy moments, Mr Cosman; song, Tit for tat. Miss Murphy ; duct, Love and pride, Miss Dean and 7Mr W,.Smith-(interval) -Piano solo, Miss Ranson ; sing, Com rades, Mr C. Thompson ; song, Waiting, Mrs Round ; song, Jolly Irishman, Mr George Perry ; song, Barney, Miss Murphy ; song, Heats and horns, Mr Notman ; song, Sing, birdie sing, Miss J. Somerville ; song, Listening. Miss Millane ; musical sketches by Messrs C. Thompson and W. Smith. Old couples polka, All hail Australia. Just behind the scenes, Mother Skipton, a...
HID HER MONEY IN AN ASH BARREL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
HID HER MONEY IN AN ASH BARREL, The curious places in which women con ceal their valuables was never bett-r illus trated than by a story which came to light tbhe other day in New York, A ragpicker fo nd an ordinary tin box in an ash barrel in front of 327 Poplar-stretr, and was forthwith offered $2 for it by t.e driver of an ash cart. The offer was ac cepted, and when the driver opened the box after he got bomP, he found i.t it a bot of j wellery a- $8iiS8 12c, i m1oie A woman living in the Pop-air'eet `,ouse wanted to go out ? Mcnuday; kand no one being at Ao;.? put her hi,x of valuables in the bar rel, thrQowt a scuttle nE ash s in af:, r ward"o Someone, returnng. 'oak the barrel and placed it on the sidewalk. wuwere, subs: queuntly, more ashes were thrown in. Thi womann, returning, noticed the halrd on trh: pavement, bhut the fact of the placmig ;t th box had entirely escaped her memory until the collection ot thy: ashes had been made, when she becaute well nigh frantdc and start...
A POWERFUL EDITORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
A POWERFUL EDITORIAL. The writing editor of a certain Cleveland newspaper is a man who is ordin .rily as im pervious to compliments as a stone wall is to bird shot. The other day, however, he was forced to blush at praise. A well--nouun man in that town had, by som-i m ans, been reported dead, and the editor, hs'iog -n ,wn him well, set about preparing an ohbiruary editorial worthy of the occasional. When it was all done and he had a proof of it before him, in walked the man himself. The editor was surprised. " [ just heard," said the visitor, " that a rumor was abroad to the effect that I had gone over, and I came in to prove to you that it was not correct." " We heard about it," sai. the elitor, "'and [ just fixed you up a little something here as a token of our esteem," and he handed over the proof. The man read it through carefully and with evident gratification. " By Jove, old fellow," he saidl ferventv. taking the editor's hand, " after readiur that. editorial, I'm almost sorr...
ISINGLASS BLANCMANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
ISINGLASS BLANCMANŽGE. Soak ?oz. of isinglass ink pintfof nev milk, or if gelatine should be preferred, get that kind which is cut as finely is silken thi~ead, and is nearly as colourless as water. Itf 'it should be considered desirable' to add solid flavourings, such as spices or fresh lemon peAl. there must he added to the other 1i pints of milk which will be required -to com plete the blancm:ange. Boil up the 1 pints of milk which contain the flavouring, and I wihilt still -iding hot, pour it upo0i the: first half pin; lof muilk containing the gelatine. If esswnes ar'e s-eiedi for flavouring-they should now ;)e :diu-d with 40z. of tester sugar, and the whole well stirred together; but if solid ;ilvou in.s have been introduced, the whoii. of the mixture should inow be strained thlro.::;h either a bag or a .clander directly into a wetted mould of sonmepretty shape. Allow tih; contents of the:motlid to set, and if it is requisite to harg the ,blanc mange ready for the table in avery...
A NEW CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 July 1893
A NEW CLUB. " I understand," said a Detroit father to his son, who is one of a crowd of young fellows whose chief aim is not to come in at night, "that your coterie has organised a club ?" "Yes, father," responded the lamb meekly. "I hope it's object is for your improve ment. What do you call it 2" "The Empty Lamp Club, sir," " Ah, that's a queer name. Why do you call it so?" " Because it goes out, sir," and the youth gave his papa the ha ha and followe t the example of the E. L. 0.