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The Fist. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 3 December 1890
* he, Fist. SNature evidently intended that man should use the clenched hand as a weapon, and the foreian'as a dhield:' Tha"boy baby bf six !months instinctively, 'doubles 'up it' chidubtil little fingers and strikes out blindly at whoni it may concern. By the.timeyon?g Trucu-, lent is four years old you" will s'ee him parry as ?rell as '`trik, in` his little' peiienl difli culies with young gentlemen of'his owin age andealibre...hAs he grows 'older,'sautionand craft temper.more and more,.his inatinctive pugnacity;,ritil as a schoolboy" heh becomes somewhat counning of fence, and ' k s' oiib with strategy his-ehortcdrings in:thoe way of wind and muscle. !t I ."'!! This is natural pugilism, and if, the lad, subEcquently improves iiimself in the iise of, the ii?plements cfblffencd iind' ddfene with' which Providence has :lrovided him,' by tak ing lessons in the. art ot-self proteotionbhe ought not to bo.blamed.for thus putting him-, self in a position to bi.lle the attacks' of bullies...
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. CRICKET MEMS. SPORTS' DEPOT TROPHY. COBURG SECOND V. KENSINGTON. COBURG WINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 3 December 1890
SPORTS :AND PASTIMES. CRICKET MEMS. SPO1tTS' DEPOT TROPHY. COBURG SECOND V. KENSING TON. COBURG WINS. These two teams, again faced: each other for the third day's' play on the Coburg cricket ground last Saturday, in the presence of a' large number of spectators, despite the incleiency of the weather. The wicket, after such heavy" rain, was perfectly true in- all respects; but one thing must be said, the fielding ground for the visitors was anything but in their favor. Play was not resumed until nearly four o'clock, when George Pearce as usual led the Coburg-boys, whilst R. Steele held tlhe Kensington under his command. Messrs. Saunders and Fallshaw, officiated as' umpires, having been engaged to stand through out the match. The Kensington, after the first day's play, had lost 10 wickets for 89, and the Coburg 2nd had six wickets down for 64 runs. .They started again for the second day's play on the following Saturday, and Ithe Coburg wickets fell in rapid succesion until Bayliss and...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 3 December 1890
NEWS AND NOTES. A grand variety entertainment is pro mised at the Public Hall this eveniilg. The many friends of Ex-cr. Norman s ill regret to learn that he hlas. been s seriously. ill for some ,little timec ,,Ve are glad ^to state, however,' that his I health has this week taken a change for I the better, and he is now on the fair c road to'recovery. . The hailstorm which fell on Saturday last: was one of the heaviest seen for years, and ; the: streets were flooded for some time after, The hailstones fell so thick :ind fast that roofs of houses and the footpaths were alike covered with them for some time, and forcibly re iinded the spectator of the snow scenes attending Yule tide " at home." :Through the vigilance of the Bruns wick police an attempted burglary at the Moreland Hotel was fortunately frustrated shortly after one o'clock on i Monday morning. The proprietor, Mr. Fraser,: retired to rest on Sunday even ing at?ter secing all secure, but at the time above stated Senior-con...
POETRY. What Matters It? [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
POETRHY. tWha;t Mattcrs It? What matters it, my curious fIind, where lies Our heavenly harbor and cur land of rest? Whether it be be)ond azure skies Or in some lower world, God kncweth beet, It offers safety from our cares,and so What matters whether it be high or low. It offers rest; what more should mortals know? Rest from the weariness of burdened days, Of bitter longing and evil hours, Of duties leading us through darkened ways And into efforts far beyond our powers, Of dark temptations into secret sin, Of constant labor, earth's grand gands to win, Of spirits deafened by the strife and din. It matters nothing as to when and where We find the haven and the welcome home; Let curious doubt give place to trusting prayer, And no weak soul through speculation roam, We seek for sealedaup secrets, hidden things; Enough for us if, on eternal wings, We reach tbo cuntry of those better things. , 'Vex not thy spirit, oh I aspiring man, But live thy days as earnest workers must, Nor try to ...
Dinna Ye Hit Him on the Lug. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
Dinllua Ye Hit Hlimlon 1the Lug. Dr. Patterson, a oottish clirgyman, had a'firm conviotion that something peculiar alway happeeed to a fira sot n-a a ycung clergyman married. Bceig asked tshat was the peculiar event in his own experience, he replied: '"Well," said he, " the first pair I married were united at eight o'clock at r ight in my parlor, and at eight o'clock next morning, just as I was at brealfast, the young witfe presented herself, burst out with: '" Ye married me to Tam yestreen, an' ye must loose me again, for bide wi' him I winna." " Why, what's wrong already, Janet ?" "?Weal, he's dung me doon the stair," was the reply. "But what did you do to make him do that?" - "Weel, he just said something I didna like, so I hit him on the log, an' eyne he ding me doon the stair." "Well, Janet, let me just any this. The next time re says something ye dinna like, dinna ye hit IrmN on the lug, an' lhe'll no be likely to ding ye doon the stair."
BRUNSWICK.—WEDNESDAY. Before Messrs. Stranger (chairman), Fleming, Fraser, M'Do[?]gall and Dr. Talbot, J's.P. DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
BRUNSWICK.- ýnVoNcsnv. Bcfore M essrs Strangr 'Chairinan), Floemin~ Fraser, A 'Do?gall anid i:Dr r?Talbot, j's.P.: Constablei Reddie v John Gallery. The constable irrested defendant on Sunday last whilst very drunk on Sun day last. 1The father of accused came forward, and stated that his son was bad at home. " Has he got a headache 7" asked Mr Daly, but the Bench wished to know nothing of this, and lined him half a nov. Alice :M'lroy, a respectably dressed woman, was also arrested whilst under the influence of the "Ilowin' bowl." "Ice had a lot of trouble," said she, and the Bench were good enough to dismiss the case. William Lennon came before the court for a similar offence. Senior constable Percival stated that lie arrested defendant whilst under the influence. Sergeant Brown said he was an old resident of the district, and the Bench, taking a lenient view of the case, dis charged him. OBST IRUCTION. Senior Constable Percival v Mrs. Forman, leaving a dangerou excavation withou' p...
Learning in Kelso. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
Lcearning in ?elso. A learned divine who lived about sixty yeara ago in Keleo was famous for his skill in agriculture, and while the outer world ad mired him for his vast learning, the peeple round about knew him better as a good farmer. An English divine came over the Border to se5 the reverend gentleman, and on his way .to the manse met a man Ecevant. Not ver3 sure that be was on the right road, the Englishman asked the rustic: "Jls this the way to Dr. G--'s?" " Aye, sir," replied the ruelic. " Stop; my good fellow," said the English minister. "I want to knor'it hems the man 'an seeking tor. ' 1liii' l r:G--ajman5'0 eof erudition ?" " A what?" queried the man, ghaet. "I mean-is he a man who knows a grrrt many foreign languages ?" " Aye, that he does," returned the ecurtry. man. ".He ekns mair' aboct Swedish turnips and French beans nor ony man in the kintraside."
FUNNIOSITIES. A Regular Boy. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
FUNNIOSITIES. A Regular Boy. He was not at all particular i: To keep the perpendicular; While walking he either' skipped or jumped, He stood upon his head awhile And, when he went to bed, awhile He dove among the pillows, which he thumped. Heo never could keep still a bit; The lookers on thought ill of it; He balanced on his ear the kitahen broom, And did some nice trapezing, Which was wonderfully pleasing, On every peg in granpa'e barness room. From absolute inanity The cat approached insanity To see him slide the banister so rash. Bat once cn that mahogany, While trying to toboggan, he Upset his calculations with a crash. And since that end disaster He has gone about in plaster Not Paris, like a nice Italian toy But the kind the doctor uees, When the bumps and cuts and bruiaes Overcome a little, regular, live boy.
COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL. On Tuesday evening last a very large gathering of ladies and gentlemen assembled at the Brunswick Mechanics' Institute, when a complimentary social was tendered to Miss George by mem bers of the Christchurch Band of flope, and many of her personal frichifa?. - he social was held in the main. 'all. aan was certainly ione of the ,lBtit'est an-d' -. happiest held there for soma time' past.: About 70 ladies and gentletein attended, and shortly after S o'clock a stait was made in the amusement of the evening. Mrs. Ewin presided at the .piano,. and, ,Mr: H. H ,Benson prfclc es:s sd, 'i - ia' courteous and painstaking Master of Ceremonies. The amusement provided' was heartily entered into by all present, anti the proceedings throughout 'were marked with unusual, harmony and, genial good hlumor. During the` interral the Mayor (Cr.l Fleming) stepped on the platform, and amidst muii enthusiasm presented Miss George with a ihandsome illuminated address,- paying u` high co...
VARIETIES. Out With the Tide. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
VARIETIES. Out With the Tide. Out with the tide on its silent march, Out with the winds as they unseen blow, But what far country the sout may reach, Who that remains, in this state ehall know ? The tides and the winds shall both return, For, born of theoearth, they're but its slaves, Yet they tell us not of the souls wept forth, And left but dust in our empty graves. WVen re blind and deal and dumb as the stone, Dail matter enfolds us in bands like steel, And all of our wisdom seems earthly and dark, When measured with lore a soul might reveal. In with the tide and out with the tides, And borne with the winds as they speed along, We float with the cadence that comes and goes, The broken strains of a passing song. We live in the mesh of a mighty net,. Where we toil and strive in a troubled stream; And the stream is Time, and the net is L:fe, That binds our souls like a transient dream. Out with the tides and in with the'tides,. Like bubbles that float on a stormy:eea, Ab I who that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
PU 1I.I.II EI)-I·\°LRY/'tVED.\ ,A. :? 2-:lATI?S:' BUILDINGS, SYDIN R lAD') CGOI OG.:J . PRICE -ONI ,PENNY. 'l, be obtiainel at Tli LEDeC Oflice, orr of Mrs. Soummers, New Agent. JOl I.'IINTI'NG of Every fDescription` S : cthed in the best style. , CtIAtaGS MODEIRATE. - UI rl:irticiars of Church V'Work, to S, ellther ith rel|orls of proc6lings of Sr'cndly Societies, Football, Criclket and all' .lthilctie Glubs 'ill be given in the iolunnas o, ,'TltE LEADEE"; aind, it is hoped .thalt leirs ani ra llrceniourcl forwarding for iisertin' all tjiScil a rdvtiserments,. and according us a , ael:re i.[ their patronage. Items of interest, and any articles intended for insertion in or niest columns, should be orwarnled to the Editor not later than Monday evening, ,t hcrwise their. publication cannot be giatraintced. Our columns are open to all intelligent correspondinLts without respect to creed or cololr with tile proviso -that all correspon tlence must be brief. resplectful and of some local ...
POLICE NOTES. COBURG.—TUESDAY. Before Messrs. Vincent (chairman) and Voice, J's.P. AN OBSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
POLICE 'NOTES. :COLIURGc " 'ei-sot : " Before. Messrs.' Vinccnt (chairnian) -and AN OIBSTRUCTION.' ":- '" onsttable Adims proceeded against Joseph Caron for causing an obstructioil on a public road;. :`Lh defeldant left a heap of stonesin' Urcinhart-street, and' was inulcted in a penalty of 10s. or an 'alternative of 18 hours' imprisonment.:; A young .man named: Jamieson ? as proceeded against by wV. J. Dunstone for' the recovery of a'. reward +'of £3 offered by the defenýiantfor the recovery of some. horse:s that lhad strayed. It, appeared that ii carrier naimed Longmore lost' the animals and offered a reward. of, :£3 for their return, IIe signed the advertisement in . the name of ;Jamiesonlbiit the ?iatter :denied all responsibility, when Dinnstoi? d who 1had found the animals, returned them to him . The Beilh' said that congmnore was really. the responsible party ::andc :on idlering that :t hey ?had: no power to make anair` order against Jameson; dis inissed the case Mr. Reiynold...
True Union in the Family. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
Triue Union ii tile Family. There is no sadder eight than a family of growing bore and girls, or gro~wn up young men and womer, accepting coolly and care lessly every form of sacrifice and favor from loving, anxious parents, who are wearing out their lives in their service and reaping only ingratitude and indifference in return. Let every parent guard against such a state of things by the far more real kindness of training the children from firet to last to share with them in the reeponeibilitiet, the labors, the sacrifices, the economies, as well as in the pleasures and comforts of the household. Only in this way can a family be truly united, and filial sympathy and gratitude be thoroughly developed. Tun Japanese are an extremely tidy people, and fold, brush, and put away theireherished dresses with a neatness which would charm and teach even an English country lady. PAuE~zT waiting is often the highest way of doing God's will. SPEKIcIc eilenge is better than senseless specgb,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
PI'AWLING Hammers, Large: Crosýctnt nd i Saws; large nd lit Saws; large Screw aid Pile Borer, second-land, Cheap. Trevill, corner Sydney-road anuld Victoria-street, Brunswick BROWNING, MOUNTAIN &CO., COLONIA~I;110SIIOE'Y :F.\ITORIY - Arec prepard t ei' ngagel : in itbtei"tr of Respectuble YoTun Girls:a iltpprectiices. TE t is oI 0N ArI'aric1rltusJ COBURGC WlESlE AN SUNXDA SCHO' OL. INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION' -PLANTS,' :LU ERS, HaOME ,JNDUST.sRIES PUBLIC HALL, BELL ST. ON Ti: U RS DAY, I)ECEMIER 1 I.1, . J. wY. EOGrL?:ETO xf, EStQ:; At :.I .e ou'tiocla,,and t:jtiutiii. Opri on S'.IURSDA.Y,:I FtRIDASY?, I T ItOM 1 TIIIIEE TO IN. 'l;:i SIDI,; SHOWS ' PICTIURE GArLLERYP ',.; : PFINE ARTS ADM1ISSION SIXP('ENCE. . ORAGE. IIENDERS will be reccivl .l nitil Eleven'I 1:. 'dclock:: Sa.m .oiin Friday', tilL,, .Irnunry nexti, for ?the iply?l ' of tForage.: intrstichl • quantities asi may. beTreqiired,s for: thel service' ?of the Governmientt at! the under. imentioiiedi and otheri'stations,' ...
THE ORPHAN LAMB. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
THEL OBRPHN LAMB. Deep in the wood the purple violet hides, The fragrant primrose smiles from out its leaves, W hile through the vale the silver river glides, And heaven's own azure on its breast re ceives. The voice of spring is ;breathing o'er the world, Calling the blossoms out upon the trees; Her flower-embroidered banner is unfurled, And scatters perfume on the wandering breeze. ..lad larks are. singing_ all the livlong day, As, to and fro, 'twixt earth and heaven they pass, And in the lields the merry lambs at play Skip, round their fleecy mothers on the grass. But one wee lamb the shepherd's daughter, Grace, Found by its dying mother; still and cold Lay the poor ewe, and stirred not from its place From henceforth to be empty in the fold. So gentle Grace, with kind and loving care, Soothing the little creature's vain alarms Wholly to rest-the orphan lamb will bear, Sheltered within her strong and tender armus. Grace has been taught from early youth to be : Gentle to all things...
About Infections Germs. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
About Infectious Gncrus; - Nine-tenths of all diseases, if not all, ar caused by specifio'low organisme. Among those which we have already' isolated dis tinctly are the bacilli of consumption, typhoid fever, yellow fever, lockjaw, pneumonia, cholcra, dysentcry,:plague, &J. 'Thero is 3 great difference between theo .different bacilli, just as !here'is bctween'large adimals: A fence which will be perfectly site against cattle may prove of no account against,dogs; and where cattle may grow we may .not~be able to raise ele'phahts. Similardifferenices cisrt oleo between those bacilli. .; All these germsof diseases require moisture for ther.ylanutation and growth., They are not killed by dryness; they only. do not de-1 vclop. 'A well.authentieate d cao is on re cord where the plague, which: we have now hardly any.reason.to doubt is ciueed by a baeillu?, broke out in a town in Germany there, and while no cases of plague were within 1000 miles, after the tearing down ofl an old. hou...
THE HOME. Cutting and Arranging Food. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
nT/E HOME. Cutting and Arranging Food. It pays to be nice about it. Ncver use any but the broad knife to slice bread, and if poessible cut no more than is actually needed. It is a good plan to follow the modern i icshion of "slice as wanted," though this nay" savor of stinginess to our country motheis. Alot of bread to dry is not econo mical. It does not add to the attractiveness of the table, especially if a lot of crumbs are allowed to remain, hence we say cut juest enough. See to it also that your knife is habrp, or the slices will be ragged and irregular. Evenly cut slices, not too thick or too thin, are more tempting. In cutting a pie that is to grace the table beforo serving, it is well to bring geometrical fitness to bear. 'The eye and a little trained carefulness will generally do it. A chicken pie so cut that some pieces are a third larger ith'an oters is not illustrative of this carefulness.. in the cutting of p.es, as all other things, it is a good plan to do it well. AA ...
Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 10 December 1890
Recipes. SOFT OGINGERREAD. Two-thirds cup molasses, till the cup with sugar, one.half cup butter,-fill.the- up wi;h hot water, two cups flour, two teaspoons ginger, one teaspoon soda, one egg. GINGen SNASo. One cup each of sugar, shortening and molasses; boil live minutes. Le.t it cool, and add six tablespoonfuls of water and one tablespoonful each of vinegar, sods and ginger; add flour to roll. con.os .rrrbxs. One cup of white flour, one cop of corn meal, one tablespoonful of brown sugar, one small cup of rich milk, or use water and butter, one beaten egg, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder, a little sall. Bake in a quick C II OLsTI: PODDINGO. One quart boiling milk with three heaping teaspoons of grated chocolate well stirred in. Add one-half cup sonar, yolks of two eggs, a little salt, two tablespoons cornstarchb, flavor with vanilla. Cook a few minutes, pour into a dish. ,rat the whites of two or three eggs to a frot:l, with two tablespoons pow. dcred sugar, spread on and sot in ...