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CHURCH SERVICES TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
CHURCH,, SERVICES, TO-MORROW. Presbyterian.-Brighton. Rev. D. Gordon, Elsternwick.-Rev. J..Hay,.11..and. 7 Oheltenliam`?, .Meitonie 7,,Rev. R" . Fergus. Caulfield, Rev Hi! B.'Macartney, 11 and 7 Armadale, Rev. F. Webb. Elstdrnwick, Rev. P. Bailhaolie: Ij l_ Malvern, Rev.O. . Godby, 11 and 7. Oakleigh, Rev. T. H. Rust ;i (H) u st i Brighton Congregational;-Morning and evening, Rev. J. Rickard.. Malvern, Rev. C. Moon,l11 and 7. Onkleigh, Rev. J. F. Gannaway 11 and 7. Wesleyan MAethodist-Brighton, 11,,Rev, Wi L. Rinks, and 7, Rev:y. W?'Quick: Mill Street, Rev: 'G." Daniel, II', Mr. Weber 7. b East:B righAon?-Rve:'J. ?CTngame.e 1., RM?.J, tB:'Smith 7 1 South =Brighton, Student, ll, Mr.. Black. w e Ill8 , 8 ° n ' d ý ? - ' 4 1 '? Cheltenham, Student 7 Mordialloo,,Mr.Charles, iT Lancaster,7. PrimitiVe 8iethlodist=-South'Yarra Rev. G. Gray, 11 and 7. North Brighton; "Rev.C:o Anthony, 11 B. Wibberly, 7. .South Brighton, Rov,'B"? ibberlyjlI11; Mr, J. Hughes, 6.80. East Bright6oniRev B: WVibb...
THE LARGEST UMBRELLA IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
THE LARGEST UMBRELLA IN THE WORLD. An umbrella, said to, be the largest in the world has beeoon made by Messrs Wilson, Matheson, and Co., Glasgow, for the nse of a West African king. The umbrella, which can be closed in the usual manner, is 21ft in diameter, and is affixed to a polished ma hogany staff of the same length. The canopy is made of Indian straw, lined with cardinal and white, has a soore of straw tasels, and n border of crimson satin. On. the top is a pineoshapod straw ornament, which terminates in a gilded cone. When in use the umbrella will be fixed in the ground, and under its shelter the potentato will be able to entertain about thirty guests to dinner.
BRAHMA AND THE BRAHMIN. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
* BRAHMA AND TIE BRAHMIN. A Hindoo died, a proper thing to do When fifty years united to a sbrew. His soul released from earth to Heaven files, Swift to the gates of Brahma's Paradise. ' Hast been .through. Purgatory ' Brahma said ; SIhave been married I' and he honghis head. ' Eter, now enter, right joyfully, my son, Marriage and Purgatory are as one.' He scarce had entered in the gardens fair, Another Hindoo craved admission there. The seli-same question Brahma asked again ' Host been thro' Purgatory ' 'No What then?' ' Thou canet not enter r did the god reply. 'He who went in was there no more than I.' 'True, true, my son, but he has married been, And so on earth aone penance for his sin I' ' Married !' quoth he, ' why, I've been married twice !' ' Begone.' said Brahma,' '.we have no fools in Paradise!' C.J IM
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
AGRIOULTURAL NOTES. The weather generally continues very mild for the month of June, and there is etill a fair growth in the grass. The young crops look healthy and vigorous, no frosts of any consequenceo having yet occurrcd to check their growth. In most of the wheat growing districts the seed has nearly all been sown, portions of the Wimmera distrlot, perhaps, beirg the exception. There are complaints from one or two distriots regard. ing the startling increase of the rabhit?, while other eorrespondents again speak of this post as having been quite mastered. Heavy rains fell in parts of New South Wales last week, which has had the effoct of oausing the seasonable farming operations to be actively pushed forward in the agrloul tural distriots. In the pastoral diestieot more rain is wanted. The limited nqmber of stook travelling at present is caused by the deficiency of water and feed on several of the principal routes, which has made all movements of stook more or lees risky. Prepa...
HE WISHED HE'D GIVEN MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
HE WISHED HE'D GIVEN MORE. Anu old gentleman in Yorkshire, who was nouted for his affection for the 'root of all evil,' was waited on one day by a collector for she British and Foreign Bible Sooiety, who solicited a donation or subscription to the society'e funde. The old man was bard to move, but ultimately on his wife representmng to him that ' God always repays fourfold whba people give to His cause,' he plaulet down a L5-note. Some months after, to his surprise and delight be re coived payment of some L20 odd, whiobh had been long owing to him, and which he had written off as a bad debt. ' There now !' 'aid tne good wife, ' Didn't I tell you? The Lord always repays fourfold.' ' Ah I' groaned the uuhappy O cesue, 'I wish I'd given that Bible man ton pounds,'
THE LADIES' COLUMN. FASHION ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
T?HE LADIES' 'COLUMN. Br VIvA. FASEION ITEMS, The day has passed when Fashion so far triumphed over good taste as to tolerate the loose-fitting, untidy-looking hat or bonnet that is always getting out of place and giving a alip-shod air to an elegant toilette. B3efore it is bought a hat is fitted, and unskilled, indeed, is the milliner who cannot secure a perfect fit. A Venus would look quite an ordinary woman in a hat too loose for her, and a very Grisolda would lose her patience if her bonnet slipped off. Notwithstanding the many colours that prevail in chapeaux as well as in costumes, it must be acknowledged that green, black and red are the smartest shades in vogue. Groone are in endless variety, and all unite so harmoniously with other colours, that it is not difficult to account for their popu. larity. They are shown in felt, velvet and cloth hats, in large and small shapes, now with elaborate trimmings, and again ohal.. longing admiration by their very simplicity. Exaggerated...
A SCHOOL MISTRESS'S HEROISM. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
A SCUOOLMIS REiBSS EIrioISi. The Amerloan. mai just to.band brings the following story :-L'On the 30'h ut., w ilst 120 ch Idren ware as sohool as Cypress Creek. Nashville. under Misa Green, a sacool. teacher' only eighteen years of age, a dog rushed into, theo hoolroom, foaming at the mouth and began snapping and biting at the children. Miss Green bravely armed herself with a heavy ruler and. sprang be. tween her pupils and the dog. The in furiated animal' sprang at her throat. but she was agile, and warded him off with her weapon .nd repeated kicks The dog tore her clothes into riobous During she encounter all the lit lc ones escaped from the sohoolroooln, and ran for help, In the meantime the gallant teacher kept the brute ar, bay' until she' reached the door, which he , kilfully managed to olese behind her, and then fell fainting outside. Aselsranoe arrived, and two men armed with rifles shot the animal. The grateful parents of the children presented Miss Green the next day with ...
The Dead Finger and the Living Man. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
T o oad r'ingor and tho Living Man. A telegram from Dilhi in " The Times" announces the conviction of Gangis Sabui, a famous dacoit. He was found hiding in the jungle on the Mremut aide of the Jumoa, and was captured after a despera:t rodlot. anco. Heo was the hlater of a powerful and darlng band of highway robbers and burglare which for the past three years hae bee" the terror of the country round. The robbers move about with astoniehing rapidity, and after a enuooeeful burglary or daooi'y. hey eoasps witt their booty acroas the Jumna, Genga Bahai has boee sen. tenood to twelve years' rigorous imprison. ment, on three separate ohargn?-namely, of burglary in 1885, foil wed by an assault on a policemantin' he execution of his duty, and a theft in -Augout last from the houar of a ,member, of ,the ex-Royal family of, Delhi. '.Gaogs owes his. conviction aldmoi entirelytou the affair wi h the poliae. man ,He and, some of his party had mpdo an ape ture in tie roof df the house of a wealth...
Sugar as an Agent for Preserving Meat. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
Sugar as an Agent for Prsoo;rvng Meat. A :special report made tothe Frich B?liniter of Agriculture asserts, that sugar is an excellent agent for preserving meat, and posseee esolne advantages over salt. _:iIn faot, alt absorbs a portion of..the.nutritive cob stances and of,che,flavaur. of meat When tn anialysia isnmade ofa .eolu, ion of the. ealt dis.olved by -water contained in-meat, we find albumidoid bddie, extractive suastance, potasse, and phosphoric acid. Salt deprives meat of the subeances so much the more readily in proportion as it enters the tissues more deeply or0cts for a longer time. It then results that the meat when taken from the oelire solution has loot nutritive elements of genuine importance Powdered suga?r, on the contrary, being lebs soluble, produces lees liquid. It forma around 'he mee?t t solid crust, which removes very little wn'er from it, and does not alter is taoto. Thus pre eerv.d, it eudisce to immerse the. meat in water before using it. Although this t...
A NORTHERN POLITICIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
A NOBTHERN POLITICIAN. Next to Victoria there is no colony in the Anstralasian group which is characterised by snoh "go.aheadnees' as Queensland. It may be eaid that this is in a large measure due to the fact that its natural resources are great. the territory is vast. and there is coceecuently ever9 encouragemeont for speculation. ThatBis. of course, true, but it should be remembered chat the vast resourcee of the northern colony would not have been so rapidly developed had it not been for the enterprise of its colonistse Wise legislation ban much, very muoh, to do with the progress of any colony, particularlyin its early e?Oe, when its population is emall. and its reveunue correepondingly limited. Good legislation i,,volvea the neoeesity for having good legislatore--men possessed of high in tellectual capacity, a genius for statesmanshipa a fervid patrietiem, ond a knowledge of every thing that is the newest and the beet. With. out eunoh men no colony would make progres, s. Happil...
CHINESE SUPERSTITIONS. (POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
CHINESE SUPERSTTIIONS:,l , (POPULAB SCIENCO MONTHLY.) A girl who io parotking of the lest meal. is to eat in bar father's houwo pirevious to her marriage, site at the table with her parents and brothers; bar ehn must r?t no more th-n bilr the bowl of rite set before her, else her departure will be foll-wed by continual -oaraity in the duomioile she is leaving. It a brine breaks the heel of ier shoe in going from tier father's to her hueraod's house, it ib oin node of unhappinese to her new relati-ne. A piece of acoon antd n parcel of sugar are bung on the back of ai bride's eorlnn chair as a sop to the domons who might molest her while on her journey. The "Three Bene lul Ones" rtri ftid of -nit and. spices, and the ' White Tiger" likes .wanre. A bride mnv be rirought houmr while a coflni is to her husbanrd's hosnee, but not witbin 100 dyse after a ciUfi a, o .ricd 'iot. Dlrme.lo trouble- ore rurir to come upon one who re married within 100 daot After a funeral. A brie, while putting...
THE YOUNG FOLKS. TERRIBLE FIGHT BETWEEN AN APE AND A LION. W.P. POND. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
THE YOUNG FOLKS. STERBIBLE' FGnHT BETWEEN AN APRE AND A LION. W. P: PoD. " In the gloomy receBsea of the. Frimoval forests: etll to be found in Oentral Africa there is a vat unexplored field atill atretch fIg forth its unmeasured space to the Sootner and the nituralist. 1o those who .. know the face o0 naturo aa it is before the Sorroaive hand of civilisatitmn aweeps acro?e It1 there is little ground for wonder that the two aeo almooet always in a greater or lessor degree united. Ocoacionally, then, even the moat ardent hunter will lose the blood natinot that animates him, and, lowering hisrifle, perhan i u a momento!grca pore,;nal Sdanger, will forgci his long and laboriously sought quarry to watch aome now trait or fresh lscinct in the animal that, unconscious of his presence, ganmbola before him. It is of euoh an epleodo that I now write. Aly guide and I had been for two days after game with hut littleo ancces, until shortly after neoon n the second day we struck what appeared to...
TENEMENT HOUSES IN NEW YORK. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
TENEI!EN'T HOUSES IN NEW YORIE:.: Slumming in New York provides writers with pictures as sensational as any we are, acerustomed to at home. A lady, discuseiog in "The liorum" the tenement-house problem 'in New York, illusnetrates the overorowding. in these striking sentences :-" In some rooms you will in the daytime see mattresses piled up till they truoh the a~iling; at night, when the 'boarders' stream in from their day's work, 'these mattresses are token down and spread over the floor, touching each other. Forty five people sometimes sleep in one room." There are said to be 30,000 tenement houses in New York, and 2,000 of them are recognised in official slatistics to be " very bad."
DEATHS CAUSED BY WILD BEASTS. (ASIAN.) [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
DEATHS CAUSED BY WILD BEASTS. (AsIArr.) On ja former occasion we showed cause for questioning wheth-r the 25,000rs. which the Government pays annually for killing poisnous snakes are judiciously expendod. This sum is only a fraction of the 1.89,005re. which the Government p id in 1886 for what it calls "the extermination of wild anima a and poisonous snakes," so that 1,64,64i5re remain to be accounted for. In 1885 the total amount expended was 2,24,126ra.,, so that there was a considerable reducoion in 1886; but when the average annual expendi ture amounts to shout two lakhs of rupeeest becomes a serious question whether the whole sum might nou be economised. It may be remembered that 20,142 persons -ere killed by snake-bite, and 25,360rs were paid for killing snakes. But only 2.707 persons were killed by wild beasts, and 1,64 645re were spent in rewards for th extermination of wild beasts. But are they really exterminated ? , course :tigers are the greatest offenders, but how is it...
THE ELF CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
THE ELF CHILD. Little orphant Allies come to our house to stay, An' wash the cupe an' saucers up, an' brush the crumbs away, An' shoo the chickens off the porch, an' dust the hearth, an' sweep, • An' make the fire, an' bake thebread, an'earn her board and keep; An' all us other children, when the supper things is done, We set around the kitchen fire an' has the moetest fun A-lietrnin' to the witch tales, as Allie tells about, An' the gobble-une as gets you,? El you don't watch out ! Ono't there was a little boy wouldn't say his pray're An, when he went to bed at night, away upstaire, , His mamma heard him holler, aud his daddy heard him bawl, An' when they turned the kivers down he wasn't there at all ! An' they seeked him in the rafter-room an' cabby-hole an' press, An' seeked him up the chimbley flue an' eretwhere, I guses, But all they ever found was Jist his pants an' roundabout! An' the cobble-uns '11 get you Ef you don't watch out 1 An' one time a little girl 'nd always laugh ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
Pump' and IrrigattooaPlant' The hopt honne in tnwn-John Danoh ona Sop'., 42 Bourkc? etr?et weot. First piites at. in,ernatinnl oexhibitions In Pdrl, Phila dlthh-s, Amaterdam, Qalcutta, Sydney, and Milbourneo.-'ADT ) For roeterlog grey or faded b Lie to its olginal DUNBTOB' [A SAIR RINIOVATOt ItI- rAp:lally vnlue.be thl 14 an elegant tollet plrpirstlon, andt nsy r f.le to promote the growth and beauty of th hatr, and to render It dellehtfolty *nil and tr'iney. I t'ear bahtr lwe Itk nd fallingr ol jlet try a S,. ld bhttle, and ton will he well pl-aeeod with the rruisl ,onr purohs?e. Bold by e I Cnemetr tbhan?nt tbho onlo,., tie rerefll to. it ft DII81ONI'R pro pralio, and do not tak any other het mrey bh ofdtrel.-(nvrn) Don't Cry. t You canget your old cruete, salvers, ten?,, and coffee services, epergnes. oake baskets,, spoons, forks. etc., ie.eilvered equal to, new?.?i at John Danke and Sons, 42 only'Bonucke, street west. -(ADV,.) 00 N S P - P "r-; ..9 ,1q. And all ;DISEASES.ci the ...
OUR VOTERS' ROL[?] [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
OUR VOTERS' ROLl TIE all-absorbing topic of the past week has been that of the making out of the voters' list fortheJincomni'ngea, and as upon its ca?iefnul'n'd proper compilment will depend who are to be our representatives for the various municipalities, it .behoves each and every ratepayer, to.be posted up. The Act states that the clerk of every municipality shall, during the week ending on the ;thirtieth day of June in each year, make out a list to be called ' TleYVoters'-list' of the names od lf isluchpaerasons n'sppear by the said rate, entitled to be enrolled in the year then current upon the voters' roll for the municipality. And for the purpose of ;making- ;the said, list, every person rated or entered in the said valuation and return in respect of any rateable property, shall be pre sumed to have 1been of. full age; and the occupiei or owner, as the case may be, of such property, on the tenth day of June in the said year, and to have been,, on that day, liable to be rated ...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
LOOAL ITEMS. AMessrs. Clarke and Co., house, land and estate agents, invite elsewhere pariti2ulars~ s- to'-properties--?an ted. aifid'for sale.? Tlidir'places ofubusinds~ 'are Church street, ~iddleo' Brighto'n,; and;54; Collins:street ,east, Mglbqurne. The proposal to. extoed the,.Paria mentary franchise: to tthoe poliee was discussed by the Brighton Town Coun oil at their ;e'gular fortnightly mettihg last Monday night'. 'The subject was brought under their notice,by,,a letter from Mr. J. S.,Fletohor:. "Cr. Walstab fO-vod,-itaid" CF O'Shea"-o idfide . ;'Thia' ii(Otlio opinion! of' tlie 6cohn il the rig?i?,to vote at.oleotioqs for,"hth 'louses of 'e plmenti phould bhe oin "oz'odon~th po ioq gund thaft hQ9t p' loerk b instriitted to write to tli ezhbeis? fo& tltb'|?distrio regeistihg. "?im t"tb''uiittliol ý'iit'fl4eýº' ' 'rt. u ! , - .Th ...lrignoliC.?Ton.Hall_ was crowded on Tuesday evening, the oc casion being a tea and social meeting, given to welcome the Rev. D. Gordon to ...
"IT IS MERELY MY LIVER." No 15. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 30 June 1888
"IT IS MERELYFMYLIVER." A Y AFAIihYo D on. Only'his'liver: I, 'But little'does our friend know, and little do thousands know, the vast importance of this organ to the animal economy; and it is really more in, the:h'ope of prevent ing disease, of saving lives and livers, than of curing those aotuallysick, that I write the present paper. We have,,heading the, roll of diseases the organ is subjeot to, inflammation, w;iti it'irackizig pains, its'siakhes?' iid difficulty of breathing, high fever and delirium, and which sometitles. even when most skilfulJly reated, rous on to abscess, ,euaciatino,. .utler, I r,stria tion, ar?il 'did ithl 'J'h li??i'at timnis gets enlarged;; this nmay; loa:d to con?,e quences of the most sorious ilatlure. Fatty, degeneratioui of the liver. caus ing severe dyspepsia, - clay-coloured countenance, constipation and diarrhmea perhaps even dropsy and death, is aniitthlei disoider `tb 'S hiuli', freen'iid easy living n ay. gii c . rise. Waxy degeneration'is still...