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Brighton v. North Brighton 2nd. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Brightol v. North Brighton "l2nd. This match is to be played on matting, in Allies paddock. Team - Clements, Ure, Frayer, Geach, M'Leod. Munro, Leonard, Oglie, Ower, Stewart, Wenboure and Wyatt.
Song. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Why so pale and wan, fond lover ? Prithee, why so palc? Will, when looking well can't move her,,' ' ,oking ill prevail ? Pritlhe, why so pale ? Wiy so dull nnd miute, young sinner?, Prithec, why so mote? Will, when speaking well can't win her,' Sayillg nothing do't ? Pritheq, why so mutel. ? . - Quit, quit,:for shame; this vill not move; This cannot take her, If of herself she will not love, Nothing can make her ; .T'he 1--1 take her I The progress vwhich tihe Uited States have made in the last generation, that is since the close of their great Civil War, has been in some respects unparralleled in the history of tho world. Some recently pub lished statistics show that since the year 1815,.ler population has increased to GO per cent., her hay crop 1011 per cent., her cot ton crop 194 per cent., her grain crop 250 per cent., and her production of pig-iron 38O per cent. A grand Jubilee idea, says the Courtlour al, lhas been put forward ; one that is quite worthy of Gladstone. 'Taking t...
Brighton v. Melbourne 2nd. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Brighton v. Melbourne 2nd. This match is to be played on the Drill room Ground, at 2.30. Team-Cornwall, Everingham, 'Fa~ries, Fitzmaurice, Law rence, Leonard, Grout, Patterson, Ruddle, Webb, Wilson, and Welmot.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Coniatncial I.Bani:tLc i Australia (Limilted) Authorisec capiit.l Z ,? , 00ooo,00 .i bscribcd Capital .. 2,500,000 Said U .. ..; :1,000,000 .:ser Fud . , .- 570,000 Hif . O' rrc - 0s 0COLLiS ST. W., S MELBOURINE. ". - ondon .Offic-lishopsgate, St.: Within, : cornaerof L;eaidenhall-street, E.C. .. T BRIGHTON BRANCH=R , Cor. eis Bay, ' Cochra'ne Streets. ;p lhighestcnrrupt rates: :W.. : ,i t:M'Farland,. Manager.' ENGLISH. SCOTTISH -AND A USTRALI:AN C H ARTERED B A tN K. (Incorpoiated by Royal Charter 1852) Paid up Cripital, wiith power to " increase to 1l.l00.000... .. . 720,000 Reserve Lial ility of'-'hareholders £720,000 Icserve fund ... ... £220,000 : Elsternwick Branch: G LEN HUNTLY ROAD, (enar anillway Station.) Interest allowed on Tixed Deposits :.at Highest Rates.):': Drafts issued on the London office Braaiclhes. and agents. of the Bank at' urreni t Rates of Exchange. Bills Discounited mnd Aldvances made. t:- MACKENZIE, . anager. . .Produce Merchants, Brig htoni. Produce Store...
The Reformer. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
The' Ref'oimer. Beforo the monstrous wrong he sets him down One man against a stone-walled city of sin. For centuries those walls have been a-build ing; Smooth porphyry, they slope and coldly glass The flying storm and wheeling sun. No chink, No crevice lets the thinnest arrow in. JIo lights alone, and from the cloudy ram. parts A thousand evil faces gibe and cheer him. Lot hlin lie down and dieo: what is the right, And wherei is justice in a world like this ? Ilut by and by, earth shakes herself, im. patient; And down; in ona great roar of ruin, crash Watch-tower, and citadel, anti battlements. When the red dust has cleared, the lonely soldier Stands with strange thoughts beneath the ldeadly stav,.
Poetry. Sunrise. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Sipoet,4i Swee 2ise. Up rose the sun upon a still grey morn, And down the dim lands rolled His serried rays upon the ripe'ning corn Red gold upon the gold. Bright-faced was he, as victor in the breach Of a proud city won, Who waves, head-high, above the foeman's reach, A golden gongalon. The pale moon, looking at that wondrous light, As on the light of grace, A dying saint goes down into the night With glory on her face. So when the last sad hour has come for me, Ere the dim path be trod, May I, whileldarkness gathers round me, see The glory of my God.. -- ictor . Daley.
TWO ORGANS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Two OnRANs.--teogllte flrst the atom:: noh, second the tlivor; especially the first, so as to perform their functions perfectly,.. and you ivllt removeo at least ninoteen twentieths of all the ills thlat, nankind fis. heir to, in this or any other,. allmqt..: Dr., Soule's American Hop Ulttdrd` is theo only;' thing that will give perfootly ,.healthy natural' notion to these two ,organs-,. "Maine Farmer."
CAULFIELD CHILDRENS' JUBILEE TREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
CAULFIELD CIIILIDRENS' JUBILEE TREA .: " The treat to. the juveniles o. Caulfieid. in connection with the celebriation of Her Majesty's Jubilee, which was postponed. from June last, took place last Saturday in. the Victoria Amateur Turf Club's Race- course, Caulfield, which had been generously.: granted by the committee. The weather,. though threatening, held up, and theo children and their friends were enabled to. spend a very pleasant day together. There was a large muster of the youngsters, and. they seemingly enjoyed themselves to their-. heart's content. On entering the groupd.? each child was presented with two ness - copper tokens and a bun, and they pro ceeded to engage in the various sports and: pastimes' incidental to their years. Some went for a ride on Westwood's merry-go-. round, others gathered round Pirofesio Weston, and a large 'nuniber flocked rotuindt` the' Blind Asylum. hand to listen Ito the sweet and enlivening strains of music dies;: coursed by them. About midd...
HOW TO HINDER YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
HOW? TO HINDER YOUR TOWN. Oppose improvements. lMistrust its public men. Run it down to strangers. Go to some other town to trade. Refuse to advertise in your local paper. Do not invest a dollar, lay your money out somewhere else. ie pertioular to misrepresent the motives of public spirited men. . , Longthen your face when" r stranger speaks of locating in it. If a man wants to buy your property ask him its outside value. If he wants to buy anybody else's inter. fore and discourage hiL.!- :" Refuse to see the nierit in any ehome that does not directly benefit you.
Hospital Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Hospital Sunnday. The annual collections in aid of the various charitable institutions were made throughout Melbourne and suburbs on Sunday last, and the returns shew a con siderable increase upon last year, the figures being for last year £4,96( 14s O0d, and for this year £6,579 is 3&d. The chari ties taking part are the Melbourne Hospital, Alfred Hospital, Benevolent Asylum, Lying in-Hospital, Sick Children's Hospital, Eye and Ear Hospital, Immigrants' Aid Society. Homccopathic Hospital, Austin Hospital for Incunrables, Richmond Free Dispensary, Convalescent HIome for Women, and the Convalescent Home for Men. To wvell the large amount previously stated :Brighton churches contributed as follows:-Little Brighton, £5 17s ld, Sunday school, £1 is Gd; Presbyterian, £18 17s ld; Con gregational, £313 12s Gd; Weslyan . Church and school offering, £10; Little Brighton, £2 10s; East Brighton, £13 Ss 9d; Baptist Church, £9 is; Roman Catholic, £9 9s 7d; Caulfield-St. Mary's (Episcopal...
Traveller. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
' ravelley 'Mysterious Persian Wells -In the neighborhood of Shiraz, upon: a hill the traveller comes upon some wells- which would seem to date back to the Great King, for the labor involved in their'construction certainly points to a dynasty more nsgniF cent in its undertakings for the royal eae sure than the Parthian, Sassanlan ort Arab. Near the top of the precipitous. there yawns an opening, perfectly lc angular; abouteight yards by six, which' is the mouth of a well going straight down into the'bowels of the mountain. The shaft is cut in the live rock,-the sides are as per pendicular as the plumb line can make them, and the depth something under fourhundred feet, the bottom at present being dry. With in fifty yards on the same hill are two other smaller wells; and local tradition as sorts that there is underground communica tion between the three. This theory finds support in the fact that when a pistol is fired at the mouth of one of these wells to disturb-the pigeons who floc...
Odds and Ends. Un Chauson a Boire. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Tn Chasuson a Boire. Jack iind I in the bar-room sit;, Weary and worn, I wot, are weo; For fingers and " faculties" busy have.beedn From six.last night to this morn- at three, nd now from a draught of doubtful grog Fresh' vigor we seek to draw, ' And .pledge us the tonst-'tis an ancient toast........ Of the realm of Bohemia : "So there? good fellow, I drink to tleec-......... Pardonnemz moijC eours en .prie I And to all good fellows, wherever they be, Who have never a penny of money." The barefoot friar who quaffed of old His Ilagon of Malvoisie Was hardly a merrier wight than we, Though a richer, certainly. His liquor was free, but Iickless we On our credit have to draw A "mighty onsarlin" kind of bank In the land of Bohemin. What matter if no "clink of coin" In our lean purse be heard-' It tarries not long at a time therein, But is lent or spent or shared. And however reckless we may have been No friend in distress we saw But we freely gave from our kindred need 'Tis the way i Boh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
.1 h~ o be-e* - . . . ... Prospectus ft he Brighton Skatin ndflk a. 6 Rocrieatioi ComlpalyD Limited A " llotme. .. - ..:- -"., , : ..|a- Reg -- Calls not to excd 2s. 6d. per moth the first call not t Paybleun after the Registratioi of the Company. e .... -..: It i- .aptal nticipate£10,000 i1 0 hanre. 1o0s. Ech. -w2,1l bhae Irsaiedp t retained by the proje.tors. :. " ,. '.-..... c - d .: S8,000 Shares .are offered to the Public at 2s. Gd on. Application, dnd 2s..6..n-,- - S Shares will :be allotted in order-o? application, and the-Share Listwill be os - .on- or .before the 31st October, 1887:. ., .- P.rovisional Directors: '. ; :..:, JOHN BLYTH, Esq., Brighton. I. , J. : . IHAMILTON, Esq., Brighton.-- . . -K. THOMSON, Esq., Brighton.. LLOYD TAYLER, Esq., Brighton DAyVIDLEE, Esq., Brighton.'-1' . ..... SolicitorI l.Messrs. CUTHBERT, HAALILTON- an d WYNNE, 8a-Collina-street, 'West SRTr Manaer (pro. temr.) SARTHUR 1. CAE,, 39 .Flinders-street East. This Company is formed for the purpose...
Ladies' Column. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Maoeq, Col rIiU111 The Fashions.-" Godey's Lady's Book" gives a description of the latest Paris novelty -jersey costumes: Nothing can be more elegant than a toilet of maroon jersey,.silk over a skirt of the samepmaterial, the tint gray opening over a narrow vest. It has but one fault, and that we all deplore, namely, its cost, which is excessive, for a jersey silk is is expensive as it is beautiful. Possibly imitatibn:in fine jersey cloth will counteract this drawback and produce an equally good effect. We shall also have this summer lhiti ii -silk -jisey. The lha or capote comeo prepared so that it is only necessary to peso the indispensable feathers, floweis or ribbons; a state of things delightful to the mother of a family, or a young girl anxious to econo mize her allowance and at the same time furnish proof of her skill and good taste. Long wraps are out of fashion, jackets being the correct thing for ont-door wear. Fawn" color is a favorite for jersey jackets, with trimmings o...
Good Stories [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Goob %torie i When Halton, ono' of the omcers of Chlrlemagne's hdasehold, went on an em bassy to the Byzantine Court, he was in vited by the Greek- Emperor to dine, and placed by him in the midst of his (nobles. There was an established law among the Greeks that no one at ,tho prince's, table :-s'iiold tihri over thi body of any animal that was served up,-but; that they should eat of, the part that was. uppermost. On this oc casion a fresh-water fish was brought up, ::-garnished with varionis-sauces, and the am bassador, who know nothing of the customs of the country, unfortunately turned the fish 'over,;'pon which the courtiers, filled with indignation, arose, and, addressing the emperor, said- : "Do not suffer yourself, oh, emperor I to be treated with disrespect that was never shown to any of yogr ancestors. Command § thatthis'stranger, who has broken your laws in your very presence, be instantly put to death." d' The emperor answered, turning to Halton, and sighing,- "I cannot r...
Sketcher. A ROGUE DETECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
%het c-I eIJ%' ý' A ROGUTE DETECTED. After a grand dinner in Aleppo once, given by the English consul, some of the silver ware used at theft/ie mysteriously dis appeared. Great consternation pievailed, -especially amongst the servaists; - for they well knew that suspicion -idwod rest upon them. Even the policemen-or cavasses, as they are termed in Turkey-who were in the house during the feast, did not escape sus picion. After mature reflection upon the mishap, the consul called the most intelli gent of the cavasses. He questioned him. The cavass insisted that he did not steal the silver, and that he did not know who did. But the consul was a very-good detective, and shrewd in his knowledge of men and things. He was'also a cool-tempered man. He said to the cavas., ".There is no use to swear. I am not going to change my opinion. I have good reasons to suspect you to be the thief, and I mean that you shall bring my silver to me within twenty-four hours, else you will be put in the, han...
THE DOCTOR'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
THE DOCTOR'S STORY. -0:0 "Yes," said the doctor, betwoen the whiffs as he lighted his cigar, (ho never smoked cigarettes), " yes-she-was-a-beauti-ful woman-my cousin, Edith Harrison; you know she was my cousin didn't you? I thought youdid. A sweet woman and a plucky one, too I Did I over toll y'ou, Tip, that story about her being in a mutiny at one of the Southern forts once? No? Well, it's worth hearing." It was at the Cafe du aHoldor, and the big handsomo doctor was always charming and genial over his cigar and? "ehasso-cafe." " She's a very qelct woman, is Edith, and s' you'd nov(ir tinlk slic ha l so nmuch spirit in of her. She was plucky i , doing,, I s don't know?-o much about the euduring part of it ; ' some women can do and some can bear, you know, and I 10 fancy it takes just as much courage for one Sas for the other. To see her now, with that 3' face of placid content, and perhaps with at some resignation in it too-for she has had of her chastonings, has Edith"-the doctor ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
Colleges and Schools. "FINis CORONAT OPus." BRIGHITON S LADr iS' C llFE (" Ellesumere,") ST. ANDREW STREET, e . r the Town Hall PRIICOIPAL . V IRS. J. HAINES, (Late of Clifton Hill Ladies' College), For several years teacher under the Board of Education, S Assisted by MISS A. E. COX. English Literature and Mathematics,. S. GRENFELL, B.A.; L.L.B. French and German, HERR OTTO MUJLLER. Drawing and Painting, * J. F. JONES, Eso. . Pianoforte, T. J. IHAMMONTD,EsQ., Miss BURKITT, R.A.M., Mus. ORR, and Miss A. E. COX Calisthenics, MISSEs DICK and MOON.. Resident Governess: MISS A, E. COX. STERMS (Payable in advance) Day Pupils: English:(as below), also Languages One and half to Four Guineas per Term Resident Pupils (under 12 years): English (as below), also Languages, Music, and Painting Twelve Guineas per Term Resident Pupils (over 12 years): English (as below), also Languages, Music, and Painting Fifteen Guineas per Term ENGLISH in its various branches com prises Reading, Writing, Arithme...
CAULFIELD SHIRE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader and District Record — 29 October 1887
CAULFIELD-SHIRE COUNCIL. THURsDAY, OCTOBER 27. Present-Crs. Newing (president), Ballantyne, Cotton, Griffin, Hartle Holland, Langdon, Lane, Long, Looker, and Selby. MINUTES. Theminutesof last meeting and of special meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From the secretary of the Maffra Stock Tax Farmers and Glazier's Protection Society, inviting co-operation in-getting a duty on imported stock, and other matters affecting their interest.--Received. From the Public .Works Department notifying the appointment of J. F. M'Dougall as the Government auditor for the Shire of Caulfield.--Received. From R. J. Johnson, Orrong road, calling attention to the fact that an abominable practice was perpetrated all most nightly by the nighteoil carters de positing their vile loads on the roads, aud vacant lands in the shire.- On the night ,of the 18th inst. the Orrong. road, from Dandenong to the: Alms roads; was liter ally soaked ith this horrible gtuff making. ;it impossible fuor'aiy per...