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Little Comstock Syndicate. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
Little Comstock Syndi cate. A large and enthu?ia«tic meeting of the shareholders in this syndicate was rheld at Cammin's Exchange Hotel, Broken-Hill on the 1st inst. Mr Cop-, inger was elected as Chairman and Mr Rabbich acted as Secretary. The Chairman in his opening remarks stated that the Shares had been over applied lor and suggested that a Com mittee be appointed to allot same. This was done and Messrs W. J. Threadgold, Martin, and O'Brien were appointed accordingly. Five Directors were then appointed, and Mr Copinger as Solicitor and Mr Rabbich as Secre tary were appointed to the respective positions. The Directors stated that the work at the Mine would be at once pushed on vigorously. Several applica tions were made for shares both at and after the meeting but they had to be re jected.
Gardening for February [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
Gardening for February From " The Gardeu and Field." Kitchen Garden,-In nursery beds sow seeds of cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, savoy«, tprouts, t hintae cabbage, and celery, for planting out later on. So w also string beans, kirineyp, haricots, and a'l other kinds of cdib?e-pr>drl«d beans, in rich sandy loam that can bo ivate -ed as needed. t>ow awedt.s and other turnips, and all kmds of salad j>l:nts. Pinch off (&lt;«r else peg d->vru at>d Cjver the ega with soil) all lateral shoots tr&lt;»m cucam ers and snarcowa at the third joiar. outside t e fruit. The laterals will root when bu ~i. d. and the plants vri'd be strengthened. After abant three weeks the newiy-rooied layers can be separate *, bat not removed whea a fresh lot' of fruit will ba produced. Gatiier no osiois, carr-'ts and pot toes, removing the produce at occe to a shady spot- Give ?water and liquid manure to crttps that n»-iy need it. Dig np ail vacant beds and remove ?wa^te to the dun...
Lecture at Dawson. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
Lecture at Dawson. u On Tuesday evening, Febru ary 28, the Rev. J. H. Angus of Port Adelaide delivered a lecture, entitled " Humor and . Humorists," in the Dawson chapel, to a large audience. Mr C. W. Dowdeu occupied the chair. The lecturer, in intro ducing his subjeet, said that the object of the humorist was not merely to raise a laugh but also to excite our admiration and sympathy for worthy objects, and our contempt for unworthy. He then took the humorists of England, Scotland, Ireland, and America in the order named, reading extracts from the works of the chief exponents^ of humor in these countries and commenting thereon. Owing to the subject selected being so comprehensive, he could give only a short time to each, but he employed the time alloted to him in such a manner as to hold the attention of his audience throughout, as their frequent laughter ?nd applause testified. Several selections of music were rendered during the evening by Messrs and Miss Kennedy, which were well ...
OTHER MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
OTHER MEETINGS. The candidates after leaving Petersburg proceeded on their cam paign northwards addressing the elec tors at the following places :-Orroroo, Tuesday afternoon; Garrieton, Tues day 'evening j Quortf, Wednesday . and concluded their northern tour by ad dressing the electors at Port Augusta last (Thursday^ evening. The cam paign will now be prosecuted through the Peninsula.
Legislative Council Elections. CANDIDATES' ADDRESSES AT PETERSBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
Legislative Council Elections. CANDIDATES' ADDRESSES AT PETERSBURG. On Monday evening last, March 5, Messrs Gell, Addison, Aitchison, and Wornum, candidates in the coining election for the Northern District of the legislative Conn til, expounded their views before a goodly number of electors in the Petersburg Institute Hall, the chair being occupied by the Mayor, Mr W. Threadgold. MB Ggll said that although a stranger to most of his audience he hoped that he might say something that would fall in with their ideas and cause them to remember him kindly when the day of election arrived. The first question he proposed to speak on was the alteration in the status of the upper house. For some time past it had been a matter of surprise to him that the Upper House representatives should be elected for a term of nine years, while those of the House of Assembly were only returned for three. The members of the Legislative Council were the representatives of wealth and capital and .those of the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
What Everybody Hhoald Know, WHAT to do IN CASES of SUN. STUOKE. SanBt oke is caused by overheating of th» blood. It is not necessary to be exposed to ? the direct rays of the sun to Lave sunstroke. An attack may even come on during the ; To prevent sunstroke, the body should be loosely clothed, and the head and the back of the neck protected with' some white material. The diet should be simple, and toomuch animal food should not be eaten dutiug the hot weather, and all alcoholic drinks ehoald be avoided, ' Wheni sunstroke has occurred, lay the patient in tlm coolest place-procurable, remove his clothing, Mid douche him all over, but especially over the head and spine, with cold water. The. bowels should' be ' well , moved with an«nemt, if practicable. Note.-This treatment must be continued ubtil consciousness returns and 'fever abates. HOW TO ACT Iff CASE OF FAINTING FROM HE^T Ott OTHER Q \ USES. When persons are found insensible, with a pale face and lips and weak pulse, they shoul...
Max O'Rell on Scotchmen. [PALL MALL GAZETTE.] [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 9 March 1888
Ilax O'Rell on Scotch men. [PALL MALL GAZETTE.] Max O'Rell agrees with Dean Ramsay in denying the truth of Sydney Smith's dictum about the surgical . operation. He even, goes so far as to pronounce the, Scotch "the most .witty" of all the inhabitants of the " more or less United Kingdom." And he not only says it, but he proves it-in an amusingly naive fashion. The Scotch have ap preciated Max O'Rell's lectures -better than the English. They know a'witty thing, that is to say, when they hear it:-Q.E.D. Next to their wit, what seems to have pleased him most about *tke Scotch is their democratic spirit. " In Scotland," he says " even the beggars have none of those abject manners . that denote their class .elsewhere/' and he illustrates his point by rathera nicestory:-. , " I remember one in Edin burg who stopped me politely, yet without touching his cap, and said-i-"You .look as if you had had a good dinner, sir; wont you give me something tk) buy a meal with?" I took him to a cook-sho...
WIT AND WISDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
WIT AND WISDOM. % Sow cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of het Inconceivable antiquity under roses, and Tiolets, and morning^ dew! ?Emerson. Who feels no ills Should, therefore fear them, and when For tune smiles Be doubly cautious, lest destruction come . Remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied. -Sopkoeh$. So long as you can oootribute to the pleas ure, happinoss, for comfort of any human beinj? you are of importance in* the world-: and no longer. True nobility scorns to trample on a worm or sneak to an emperor. Oiap an extinguisher on your irony, -if you are unhappily blest with a vein of it. Every thought which piety throws into the world alters the world.-Emerson, Talking much is a «ign of vanity; foe ho that ^.is lavish in words isj niggard* in deed. Revenge, that thirsty dropay of Jour souls, makes us oovet that which hurts us most. O 0 must study to know, know fto under Btoad, and understand to judgs. -lnthtm rn- -;; verb. One may lire a oonqutror, a king, a magis- \ trat...
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
HUMOUR. Early morning caller-" Whero^is, auntie, Alice ?' Alice-* She is tip-stairs her cightey, looking over Hie baluster/ Uncle Bilibab (who h&B unwisely the gide-dish of ILocqnefyrt cheese)-** gum ! That halter ain't in no trance!" The average club-man cues vety 1 about music. If he can only strike tne of the door with reasonable accuracy ~ content. Artiit-"Where are you going to dinner?.' Author-" Oh, I'm not Wherever you do." Artist-" Well, I -was going to take it with you." r i llslK Au ambiguous compliment: "IE yoa.jMg||| my mixture osce," said , a patent-medlc^bS^ man, " I'm sure you will never use any " No," was the reply, I don't suppose ever would." - Timid young auitor (who has won oonsanlPsS^ of papa)-"gAad now .n.«y I ask :yon, «pl|| whether-all-whether yoLidmEhterhaaai^|S domestic accomplishments? * Papa (Banw#-*^ ticallv)-" Tea, eirj; ehe sometimes knilebw. brow." " Wosa, deah, tell, me-ah-did you state «;V^| memowandam of the-ah-wemark I made you when I was ...
The Use of Water at Meals. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
Tlic Use of Water at Sleai*. Opinions diner es to the effect of the free ingestion of water at meal times, bat the view most generally received is probably that it dilutee the gastric juice and so retards digestion. Apart from the fact that a moderate delay In the process is by no means a disadvantage as Sir -William Roberts has shown in his explanation of the popularity of tea and coffee, it is more than doubtful whether any such effect is in reality produced. "When ingested during meals water may do good by washing out the digested food and exposing the undigested part more thoroughly to the action of the digestive ferments. Pep sin is a catalyptie body, and a given quantity will work almost indefinitely provided the pepstones are removed as they are formed. TUG good effects of water, drunk freely be foro meals, has, however, another beneficial result-it washeB away the mucus which is secreted by the mueus membrane during the intervals of repose, and favours peristalsis of the who...
POPULAR SCSENCE [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
POPULAR SCSENCE, -- Rutgers is to have a .school of electricity and an improved Scientific Department. The college has received £15,000 by a recent Act. of Congress for experimental stations. Chemists have just determined by careful experiment that a man can barely taste 3-l,OOOths of a grm. of sugar, l-l,000tha of a grm. of salt and 5-10,000,OOOths of a grm. of strychnine. A Dr. Freund of Vienna proposes to core cancerous patients by reducing the quantity ef eugar in their blood, his theory being that cancer is caused by the presence of an abnormal quantity of sugar. A physician lecturing upon physical ex erciee declared that if only twenty minutes a day should be Fpent in physical exercise as an adjunct to mental education, we might lire to be seventy without a day's illness, and perhaps prolong our lives to ens hundred years. A non-speaking telephone ia exhibited at Pittsburg-, A sensitive plate presses against the larynx an i glands of the neck, and as the jaws are moved in conv...
A Difficult Case. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
A Difficult Case. Br DOKOTHEA. DAYANAY. Phillip Bailey sat in the cosy brougham, which had met him at the railway station, leading, for the second time, the letter which had induced him tojj undertake hie present journ»y: ' Sherrin Conrt, Arliegh. ' Dear Mr. Bailey, * Do you remember my once say ing, while I was at your father's, that there existed only one lawyer on the face of the earth in whom I had the smallest amount of faith? The girls all knew I meant you. What I said was true then, and is true now. ' I find myself n»w in such A posirionthat it is absolutely necessary to me to hare the help of someone in whom I hare implicit be lief, so I write to ask yours. * You hare heard, perhaps, from your listers that I was married tnree weeks ago. X hare since discovered that I am heiress to a large fortune, but there are difficulties connected with it which are beyond my management. I hare not the control of this fortune until I am twenty-fire-two years hence, but as Mr. Sherrin requi...
A Reliable Omelet. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
A Sellable Omelet. Six fresh eggs, the yolks and whites beaten ?separately. One level tiblespaonful of batter, one cup of new milk into which one table spoonful of flour has been smoothly mixed; season with salt and pepper; pour, -without mixing, into a hot, buttered omelet-pan. Shake vigorously until the egg. begins to Jbhicken. Let the pan rest on the stove for "about five seconds; then roll up the omelet. Tip the pan forward aud roll the omelet with a knife in the same direction. When rolled, brown for about a quarter of a minata. I Serve at tmoe.
Petersburg Corporation. TUESDAY MARCH 6. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
Petersburg Corporation* TTJESDAIRI MARCH 6. Present-His Worship the Mayo? /W. Threadgold Esq J.P.J Councillors P. A. Callary, J.P., W. Heithersay, W. Howard, W. Osborne, and the ; Town Clerk (Mr J. H; TouchelLJ MINUTES. j The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Crown Lands Office drawing attention- to a proclamation in the Government Gazette bringing into operation the District Council's Act o£ 1887 under which the Corporation had So take over the repairs of the main* road. Clerk had sent for ? copies of the District Council's Act. Letter received from Mr A Francis stating that he was not the owner of the allotment in Main-street, Petersburg, nor coald he furnish any information as to who was. Clerk had enquired at the E. S. & A. C. Bank and found that the allotment belonged to the estate of a man now in Western j Australia. Letter reeeivgd from, the Secretary of the Institute Committee stating that that Com mittee could not accept t...
PETERSBURG AND GOCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
PETERSBURG AND GOCKBURN. DOWN. a.m. p.m. PETERSBUHG dep. 6 40 2 53 Dawson-road... " 7 ^0 3 26 Oodla Wirra ... " - 8 0 4 1 Nackara " 8 56 4 52 Paratoo ... " 9 50 5 41 Yunta ... " 11 11 6 33 Winninmnie ... " 11 55 7 1 Mannahill " 2 5 8 20 Olary ... " 3 40 9 34 Mingary ... ... " 5 35 11 0 Cockburn ... " 6 40 11 55 Umberumberka ..." 7 53 1 8 Silverton ... " 14 1 21 BROKEN HILL ... " 9 44 2 30 "CP. a.m. p.m. BROKEN HILL ... dep. 12 25 6 22 Silverton ... " 1 37 7 35 Umberumberka ... " I 48 7 48 Cockburn ... dep. 3 10 9 10 Mingary 4 5 10 IB Olary " 5 40 12 14 Mannahill ... " . 7 17 2 10 Winnininnie... " 8 20 3 40 Ynnta ... " 8 57 4 34 Paratoo ... ... " 9 44 5 38 Naekara ... " 10 3& 6 27 OodlaWirra... " 11 26 7 23 Daw8on-road ... " 11 59 8 3 PETERSBURG ... " 12 58 9 8
HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. Have you ever tried curried sardines. If not, do. Pour all the oil from a box of sardines into a frying-pan, mix a dessert spoonfnl- of curry powder smoothly with a very little water, and add this to the oil; add a teaspoonful of chutney, and a little airow« root mixed smooth with water, with a oouple of bay leaves,. to the sauce, and stir it over the fire till it is as thick as melted butter. Put the sardines into the oven till quite hot, dish-them on a very hot dish, pour the sauce, removing- the bay leave*, Over them, and serve with plain boiled rioe.
THE LAND QUESTION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
THE LAND QUESTION. TO THE EDITOR. SIB,-I noticed in a recent issue of your paper a lecture by Mr A. Dungey of Port Pirie, and 1 feel glad to notice that the sub ject in question is being dealt with in our country towns as well, as in our cities. Notwithstanding the fact that a few humbugs -representatives, BO called-of the S. A. Farmers' Association have thought fit to meet in Adelaide of late and carry motions in favor of the sale of Crown Lands, and Property taxes, etc., I firmly believe that should the sale of Crown Lands continue the ones now advocating it will, if they live a few years longer, bite their fingers in anguish. But why should these few be allowed to decide any such question as per the farmers of the colony, when half the farmers know nothing at all as to what their, so-called, representatives are doing. Before the toilers of South Australia will ever get their rights Landlordism must be put a stop to and the only method to bring this about is to carry out ths sugge...
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 16 March 1888
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWN a.m. Pfc. Augusta,dep. 6 0 Qaoru 7 45 Kings wood 8 9 Bruce 8 33 flatumon.4 9 3 Moackra 9 29 Oarrieton 10 1 , Eurf lia 10 36 . Walloway 11 0 Orroroo 11 33 Black Hock 12 0 Peterabarg, ar. 12 58 UP pm. Petersburg dep 2 57 BlaekToek 3 42 Orroroo 4 18 Walloway 4 42 Eurelia 5 9 Car» it'toa 5 48 I MoJckra 6 12 Hammond 6 42 Bruce 7 12 I Kingswood 7 32 J Quora . 8 10 | ft. A ugusta ar. 9 45