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DOMESTIC SERVICE AND DEMOCRACY. (FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
DOMESTIO SERVICE AND DEMOCRACY. (FooaRTeq 4TL REVIEW.) To understand the antipathy to service which exists among the masses, and why soe many girls who would be better off in service e become ill.paid and over wo ked seamstresses a or shabop aeststaats, it is only necessary to 'e look at the oardinal point in the demooratic creed. "Liberty at any cost" is the watoh d word of the social and political reformer, a and the chief ground of dieoontent among is earvantsis their deprivation of liberty. The ,a degree of labour expected from servants "e varies indifferent households, bnt in all the g labourisexacting and prot acted. Sfervants, b as a rule, rise at 7 or soon after, and go to e bed at whatever time suite the convenience y of their employers. They are at work gene y rally before the master or mistress is d awake, during the fifteen or sixteen hours n of the day they are supposed to be at the d post, ready to do any bidding, and they are K the last to bed at night. If a party is ...
FRAGMENTS OF FUN. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
FRAGRltNTB OF FUN. 'A Bcarmon' is responsible for this: Nature, impartial In her ends. Made man by far the strongest; But wishful then to make amendg, Made woman's tongue the Ipngeet. * Ten dollars ' said the judge. * I have no money,' said the prisoner. 'Ten days, said the judge. Prisoner (.truck by a hanpy hsbought)-' I haven't gob time, jundge.' But ha found he had.--'Phladelpha North Ameri can.' A man who.was suspected of having stolen a horse, being arrested by the sheriff, said to him : 'I should like to know what I am taken for.' 'I take you for a horse,' re enonded the officer. ' Very well, then, I will act like one,' said the man, as he kicked the sheriff over and ran off Tn Frenhob teacher in a young ladles' seminary was asking the members of her class to give her their full names, when she cnme to a modoeat.lookig little girl, who slowly responded :' Mary.JusephineoAugusta Tomk neon. The mademoiselle looked at her in aetonishment for a few seconds, then said: ' RBe all sa...
BRIGHTON TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY, JUNE 11. Present—Crs. Bent (mayor). Huntly, Egan, O'Shea, Francis, Hamilton, and Burrows. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
BRIGHTON TOWN COUNCIL MONDAY, JUNE 11. Piesent--Cr. Bent (Mayor). Huntly; Egan, O'Shea, Francis, Hamilton, 't and Burrows. frV ORiE?!OND5NOE.. ; r&lt;.1 "ýT Frb st?E.: dilassc'6tt, asking the' council for the use of the large room of the town hall for*a dancing class. Refused. Froni '. Eldred,?'Rooding" stret; asking the, council to remove the lamp atithe corner of--Rooding and Asling street eight yards nearer to Bay street. --Left'to the meri ibers for the'ward.;. From the Post' and Telegraph de partment, acknowledging the receipt of a communication re an extra mail, Sextensioni of telegraph- communication, etc., as , al st ating ithat the :request would -eceiveo due consideritions .. ; SThe'Mayor stated he had received a letter on the subject of a name for that portion of the town called Little Brighton. He suggested that a public meeting of the residents should be .called to select a name.--Agreed to. From C. F. Kirlikaim? secretary of Elsternwtich Improvement Committee, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
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A HALL MASTER IN AN ASYLUM FOR THE INSANE. (NEW YORK SUN.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
A HALL .MASTER IN- AN ASYLUM FOR THE INSANE.:" : (NE w YRK SUN.) About once a month;you will see a' news paper report concerning some insane asylum, and ,theysta'ement that some patient has been. abused is sure to be made. No doubt there, are cases where keepere lose t1 eir tempers and infliot summary punish ment, .but there is one thing you never hear of through the Press, that ih the injustice inflioted upon keepers I have been bitten as fiercely as by a tiger kicked until my legs were black and blue, and knocked square down a d zen times by patients, but I never gave it out 'o the Press. I have known of keepers being crippled or killed, and I have a veral soars which will go' with me to the grave, For a man to go on watch over insane people, especially men, is a m re dangerous situa. tion for him than about a powder mill. If he has an average lot to deal with, he will have to put his hands, and perhaps his feet, upon some onenearly every day. He will have to do it to save himself...
MALVERN SHIRE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 12. Present—Crs. A.E. Clarke (president), Robinson, Mercer, McKinley, Woodmason, Edsall, Heywood and Martin. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
I MALVERN SHIRE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JuNe 12. Presaent rs. A. E. Clarke (president), Robinson, Mro r, MoKinliey, Wood-. puason, `E "sEllC Hetwo2&nd. .Mars In. . CORRESPONDENCE, l 1kom Mr. Cumming,'on behalf of tramway syndicatte,',depiring :partiau lars withriefereiice to 'their proposals to construct a line of tramway through tlhe Malvern Shire from Prahran to Glen Iris railway, via Higil street and Wattle Trde road.--It was decided to appdpint.io .~o.i iitteeabonsieitiiigbof thie President and Ors. Bi~nson and Wood m 1son, to gloan all particulars from tlb syndicate in coniiection wii(h the prbposed tram ways. ;From the Departiiienti of s.ands and Survey, enquiring whether I?i the event of. the applicatioii' frdin the Malvern| Shire Council, being. .grated .foE'the permanent' reservation of the recrea. tion ,-ground; they t.wuld"pe prepared toiimprove a6id.maintain the laud au.i. pilblio 'garden: and' place of resort.- eToe Scoretary was inatfubted to.rel.v+ t-h!t the council...
ANOTHER BABBIT DESTROYE[?]. POISON FROM THE HUMAN B[?]RATH. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
ANOTHEBR IABBIT DESThOYIB. PotsoN FiorM TIIm HUAZx BaaAc. Profeesor Brown.Srquard has recntly been making experiments to determine whether the human breath was capable of producing any poisonous effeots. From the condensed watery vapour of the expired air he obtained a poisonous liquid, which, when injected into the skin of the rabbits, producinelg almost Immediate death. He ascertained that this was an alkaloid, and not a microbe. The rabbits thuo injected died withoutoonvolsione, the heart and large blood vessl being engorged with blood. Brown. equard oo.n siders it fully proved that the expired air, both of men and animals contains a volatile poisonous principle which Is much more deleterious than carbonio acid. The amount of poisonous air expired with the breath depends on the condition of the parlflying organs of the eystem I every particle of blood that goes through the kidneys also passes through the heart and lunge, and it the kidneys are in the least deranged, they can not ...
THE OUTLAWS OF TUNSTALL FOREST. A ROMANCE OF THE OLD WORLD. BOOK II. THE MOAT HOUSE. CHAPTER II. THE TWO CA[?] [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
THE OUTLAWS OF TUN .,.:: STALL FOREST.* 'if ' 'troi ' ts, A+AROMANOE. OF- TE. OrD : WORLD. ?EBYi t OBERT LOUIS STEVENSN, , , uttii;, Ahor ut" Treasure s(land," mte. ....... i . BOOK IL THE MOAT HOUSE. OHAPTER II. Sir Daniel was in the hall ; there he paced enarily before the fire, aw?itng Dick's UrrivaL None was by exop' S r Oliver, and laeseat discreetly baokward, tLuoinbing and siUteiring over his bieviary. '"Y' have sent for: ne, Stir Daniel?' maid t?ung Shelton. "S'I have Rent for you, ind.eni,' replied the knight. '* For what cometh sio mine eare ? Have I been to you so heavy ta .ctardian that ap make baete to credit ill.uf met Or asth that. ye see me, for the nonce, some worated, do ye think to quit my party! By the mass, your father was not so I Those he was near, those he srood by. come wind or f~ather. But you, Dick, y' are a fairday mtend, it seemeth, and now seerk to clear yourself of your allegiince,.' 'An't please you, Sir Daniel, not eo,' r'. turned Dick, firfnly. ,'I'...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. INDEPENDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
THlE LADIES' COLUMN. SB VivA. iJ"r '~' INDEPENDENCE. Inidpendence is at once one of the most useful and faeoioatinog of virtues, and one most liable to abuse. It is the fashion nowadays to admire independent women, and, like all fsbhions, It is apt to be carried to excess. "Aidestoi et Dieu t'aidora" is doubtless an admirable motto to take as one's guiding star through lifo; but an ex esse of independence in a charactor is suae to make it a hard, sharp, and unlovable one. " To blow a trumpet of defiance before us, to condemn observances to conventionalities that are irksome to us, and to scoff at etiquette, to which we fail to con form,does not constitute independence,. says a writer on this subject. "It is only its shadow, and proves nothing but an uncer tain footing on society's ladder. Real inde pendenoe is more modest, and bears a truer ring of sincerity and truth." "It is love that makes the world go round," says the old I song, and the woman whose idea of independence is to tr...
SCIENCE IN COURTSHIP. (CHICAGO TRIBUNE.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
SOIENCE IN COURTSHIP. (oHICAGO TBIBUNl.) "Are you in.earnest, Mr. Hankinson 1" The lovely girl who asked this question of Marcelnlu Hankineon eat behind the centre table with her hands in her lap, and regarded the young man intently. "In earnest, Irene ?" he exclaimed, pale with emotion and chronio dyapepsia.- " The whole happiness of my life is wrapped up in youranewer to the question I have asked. If you still tract your futurejiu my hands, my life shall be devoted to the task of making you happy. It will be my sole aim to shield you from the rude blasts of all adveroity, rosmooth your pathway through she world, to interpose my right arm between you and every danger that threatens to disturb your peace, and-" "If I listen to anur suit, Mr. Hankineon," interrupted the young lady, casting her eyes with some timidity and contusion to the floor, " yo may regret it some day. You would find me ignorant of the practical duties of housekeeping, and without--" " Practical duties of houseke...
SALES OF PROPERTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
S ALES ' . PROPERTIES.. -o Mossrs. Munro and Baillieu repoit having sold on Saturday afternoon 33 allotments in Mount Bisohoff, Preston, for a total of £7,732 sle. 6d., and 32 ,allotments in the Darlington Reserve, Malvern, for a total of £5,386 12s. 6d. Total sales for.the afternoon, £13,119 4s. Mr. Robert S. Hair reports having held a successful sale of the Montono Railway Reserve, Mentono, on Satur. day aftein'ooni All the business front age.s to the main Mordialloc road were sold, at from £3 10s. to £3 2s. 6d. per foot. Oakloigh road frontages realised from 31s. to 24s., and the villa sites in the subdivision between those roads at from 31s..to 21s,, but mostly at 29s per foot. 'T'otal, £4;287 Os. 4d. Mr. J. C. Kelly, commission agent, Meontone,. reports having sold during the past week, a portion of Mr. Gould. thorpe's property. at Mentone, to Mr. Gankrogor, of Melbourne, at a very matiefaotory Ogure.
OUR MEMBER BANQUETED. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
OUR MEMBER BANQUETED. -- On" Thursday evening last a oomplih mentary banquet was. given to the Hon. Thos. Bent, M.L.A., by his con stituents and friends, in the drill'room, in':recognition of his 'public services;* and as an expression of -their undi minished confidence in' him. The room was filled by an enthusiastic and 'appreciative audience, numbering over. 300.'?? The lbuilding. was handsomiely'' : decorated. and adorned. :with,' flags, banners,. bannerettes, and, festoons -of flowers and greens. The chair was filled by Thomas Crisp,' Esq., and amongst those present were, Sir Bryan O'Loghlen, . ]MT.A., Messrs. C. H. `James aind Dr. Dobson, MsL;O., Messrs. Brown, Graves, Jones, Lang don, and Young, M.L.A's., Messrs. Thompson,' Campbell,. and. :other. . notables and representatives from the adjacent municipalities.- : After the usual loyal-toasts, Mr W. K. Thompson gave tho toast .of " the Parliamient of Viotoria," to whichi Dri' Dobson and Mr C. H.'James,' M.L.Cs. and Messrs Jone...
A SWEET DROP IN A BITTER CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
A SWEET DROP IN A BITTER CUP. A charming little scene was, according to the German "Poet," enacted the other day in front of the Imperial Palace at Charloiton. hurg. Early in the morning a little girl of about eieht years, dressed in white, ap peared in front if the palace, carrying a pretty basket filled with fresh and dewy violet,. Somewhat shyly she went up to the guard at the gate, who looked down on the little creature in mute aurprise, and said to him, "Please. Mr Guard, I have been told to take these flowers to the Emperor." The soldier sent her to an ofciolal in the palace. and here again she repeated her childish reo quest, whereupon one of the ofileers on duty went out, and returned afterafewminntec to take tle child with him. She was taken into a drawingroom, where the Empress at once appeared. "My dear chlli," she said, evident y touched by the charming picture whlch presented Itself to her, " the Emperor has not yet got up, but I will give him the beautiful flowers, and...
THE YOUNG FOLKS. A REMARKABLE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
STHE YOUNG FOLKS. A REMARKABLE DOG. BY Wimso BAnBBTT. a All who saw * The Romany Bye' at the a Princess Theatre, London, and the. Grand, n Leeds, must have seen and admired the dog a Lion, for he never missed a performance, - never sent a dootor's certificate for cold, pore aD throat, or .stage indisposition of any kind, S.nor did hoe ever even hint that he required o 'a night off' for a rest or holiday. A big it handsome follow oe was, with glossy curly B black coat that shone in the sun and thegas, e like a mass ol spun jet ! A noble head and y face, and soft, deep brown, thoughtful eyes, e that at times gave you a look which was startling, so human wasit-humanity at its 11 best, I mean. A favourite with the audience, 1 Lion was loved by the actors, and *particularly so by hie pretty young mistress, 0 Gerty Haokett, to whom, in return, he was 3, devotedly attached. Lion's first appearance e on the stage was in * The Romany Rye,' and a his part was a very good and a very im I porta...
IN THE HOLLOW OF AN OAK. (CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
IN THB HOLLOW OF AN OAK. (oamanas's oumexAL.) Some woodcutters in the forest of Drommliong made a strange discovery: They began to fell a venerable oak, which they coon found to be quite hollow. Being balf decayed, it speedily came to the ground with a crash, disclosing a skeleton in excellent preservation ; even the boots, which came above tho knees, were perfect, By his tide was a powder horn, a porcelain pipe bowl, and a silver watch. The teeth were perfect. It would seem to be the skeleton of a man betwe, n thirty and forty years of age. It is connjeted that whilst engaged in huntine he climbed the tree for some purpose ann slipped into the hollow tunlr, from which there was no release, and he probably died of starvation.
A SENSELESS CUSTOM ABOLISHED. (LONDON LIFE.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
A SENSELESS =USHOM ABOLISHED;I (Lossono In.)h The ancient Prussian custom of bolding SI " Black Drawing room " after the monaroh'l death has been honoured in the breach s' tbhl occasion. Formerly in Pruseal, so sook as the King wee dead, all the Ministers fi' the Crown, foreign Ministers, and the Coort. generally, repaired in full dress to the palaca.? The flrstrooms they entered were brillllantlai lighted; but gradually, as they went througe . the different apartments leading to t*.i throne-room, the lighting became dimme, and dimmer, till, this last being reached, UII. was found in semidarkness. Around the throne were grouped a series of waxwor l figures, deeply veiled with black, representsi nlg the chief members of the now Court' and before these all the high dignitarles` solemnly passed, bowing themselves outL backwards. The wisdom of dropping such, grotesque mummery ia scoaroely open t ques ion.
BISMARK AND VON MOLTKE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
BIBMARBK AND VON MOLTKE. (BY A BERLIN COBRnSPONDBNT.) While the President, who has the air of a man about to deliver a sermon, sf convereing sedately with a group of deputies on the steps of his pulpit, a dark young man enters at'bhi right hand from a door in the rear, and lays a large red portfolio on the shelf in front of tile Minioterial seat nearest the tribune. Just beneath stands a tall man of slender build, in an undress uniform of dark blue and red, his smooth.shaven face scored allover with line lineo, thenose aquiline and thin, eyes sunken, forehead lofty and broad and deeply thoughtful, a palpable brown wig on his head ; the whole figure slightly stooping; an air ot refinement and deliate firmnese, marking htm out among the sturdy +personages near him. That is the first sol. dier of Europe, Count Von Moltke, and the I seat below which hostands is that of Prince i Bismarck, who enters a moment later. It was all but two and twenty years since "I had seen fPrinoe Bismarck. I...
KNIVES WELL AIMED. (NEW YORK HERALD). [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
(tIvw YoK ns?RaLD). One of the moat exciting and daring Ifa tures of Barnum and Bailey's circus this spring is the knife-Shrowing aot of Miqp Clara O'Brien, a little lady whose deftness and grace withal in attracting much attention. Mise O'Brien comes on the stage in a becoming costume, accompanied by Miss Kate Gilbert, a aister.in-law, whose pretty face and modest manner charm all those who see her. Miss Gilbert takes her place in front of a wooden screen, not of the softest material, and makes a pretty picture as she poses against it in her blue, almost eailor like, dress. Then Miss O'Brien, standing off from 10ft to 15ft, throws the knives, a dozen of theaw, in such a manner as to outline. her com panion's figure. The knives strike the acreen'bout half an inch from the girl, and sometimes even nearer. The effect upon the audience is startling, as they are not expecting so daring a feat, and a few sup. .pressed " Ohe I" are often heard at firlt. Perceivlng the calm manner in which...
THE LEADER. JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1888. A KNOTTY QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
THE LEADER. ; JUSTIeR TO ALL. S.SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1888. A KNOTTY QUESTION. STw? Minister of Public Works had i. rather a lively time of it last Tuesday imorning, when interviewed by a depu tation representative of Elsternwick Severanoe Committee.' Mr. H:? R. Reid set the ball xollinglby staticig.that tabout one-half of Elsternwick was:idr ,Caulfield, one-fourth in Brighton, ind' one-fourth in 'St;.: Kilda.-= --The' resi dents desired-that it t- sould be severed from those districts, and formed into -a separate municipality. Such new municipality would have an area of 1,500 acres, and a rateable value of £800,000./ '`he iniorease in the rate able value' of" property Within the districts in which Elsternwiok was situated, during the past eight years was 133 per cent;, whereas the increase' in the total rateable value of property' in the colony as a whole was only'-0 per cent. Elsternwick might there. fore be severed from these, districts of which it now formed part without crippling ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 16 June 1888
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