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CHESS. HINDMARSH CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
CHESS. BINDMARSH CLUB. At the chess club meeting held in the chessroom of the Uiudmarsli Town Ball on Thursday , Oct. 17, games were played %etween Mr. J. F. King and A. Howky, and a. Huumck and A. D. Williams. Mr. E. W. Hawker has been unable to attend Parliament this week in consequence of his being laid up by the effects of a severe chill
THE MARINE BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
THE MARINE BOARD. The Marine Board met at the Customs-House, Port Adelaide, on -Thursday, when there were present The president (Mr. T. N. Stephens), Wardens Neill, Campbell, Phillips; Berry, Gibbon, and Hamilton, and the secretary (Mr. J. Darby). v The Prbsidkkt announced the appointment of Mr. Anftas Campbell as warden of the Marine Board in succession to the late Warden Hobbs. The consideration of the newelr-draf ted retrulationn under the Loadline Act was deferred for a fortnight. The board saw no objection to the Railway Com missioner removing the outer end of the old Jetty at Wallaroo. Notice was received from the Government of their intention to offer on lease sites for the storage of wheat near Fowler's Bay jetty. The Engineer-in-Chief reported having completed the deepening of the powder discharging ground in the Port Adelaide Eiver. Warden Phillips said he had received a letter expressing appreciation at what bad been done from the owners of the Shire line of steamers. Not...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
ROWLANDS' The most beautifying, soothing, healing, and refreshing milk for the skin ever produced; it removes Freckles, Tan, Sunburn, Redness, and Roughness, soothes and heals all iritalion, and pro duces 6oft, delicate skin and a beautifully pure aad healthy complexion. Wan-anted harmless. ROWLANDS' MACASSAR OIL Nourishes, preserves, and beautifies the liair. ROWLANDS' EUKQNfA, A pure toilet powder in three tints, white, rose and cream. Ask Chemists and Stores for Rowlands' articles, of 20, Hatton Garden, London, and avoid cheap poisonous imitations. xCl :53d1 RESTORED TO HEALTH BT THE USE OF Ayer's Sarsaparilla Mrs. 31. A. Cumming, of Taijravllle, Victoria, Australia, says : ' 'About a year ago, I had a severe attack of Influenza, whlcli left me very weak, with out energy, appetite, or interest In life. Ob taining little or no relief from doctors, of from the many remedies recommended to me, I finally tried Ayer's SarsapariHa, and from that time, I began to gain health and strengt...
WEEKLY RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
WEEKLY RAINFALL. The following shows the quantity of rainfall at the undermentioned stations for the week ended Thursday, October 17 : — Adelaide .. .. 0225 Alice Springs . .- 0-040 Angatiton .. .. 0-295 Aldinga .. .. 0-280 Appila . . . . 0-010 Ardrossan .. .. 0-300 Auburn .. .. 0-580 Balaklava .. .. 0*240 Beochport.. .. 0*310 Blinman .. .. 0'610 Blum berg .. .. 0 645 Blyth .. .. 0100 Booleroo Centre . . 0 010 Bordertown . . O'47O Burra .. .. 0-110 Burrundie.. .. 1*250 Bute .. .. 0-250 Callington.. .. 0-010 Caltowie .. .. 0*000 CapeBorda .. 0*310 Cape Jervis . . 0400 C.Northumberland 0*210 CapeWilloughby.. 0*355 Carrieton .. .. 0-100 Clare .. .. 0-350 Clarendon.. .. 0-680 Cowell .. .. 0*010 Coonalpyn.. .. 0715 Craddock .. .. 0-100 Crafers .. .. 1*200 Crystal Brook .. 0-070 Curramulka .. 0-500 Daly Waters .. 0-020 Echunga .. .. 0'690 Edithburgn .. 0*510 Eucla .. .. 0-085 Eudunda .. .. 0*105 Farrell's Flat ., 0*200 Frances .. .. 0-380 Froelinjr .. .. 0-290 Gawler .. .. 0*440 Georgetow...
LONDON FASHIONS AND FRIVOLITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
LONDON FASHIONS AND FRIVOLITIES. ' A.H.,' writing in the London Queen of September 7, says :— The toque reigns a permanent favorite, and ITig. 1 depicts a pretty one made by Mme. Xatbline, Sloane-square. It fits the head well, and is composed principally of jet which forms ?' rig. 1. A TOQUE OF JET AND FLOWERS. 'ftie diadem, in whkk pink carnations are in. troduced, each flower surrounded by leaves? the necessary height is produced' by. a tell aigrette. London is a desert as far as all its usual associations are concerned. ' Regent-street is given up to country cousins and tourists, and no effort is made by the shopkeepers as yet to meet the wants of those who are well up in every turn of fashion and are determined to find something new. Bonnets are broad, with horn-like little excrescences at either ^ide, formed by flowers, with a couple of pair of wings above. There has been more than one smart wedding in London this past week, for which the com pany came and went at once. A lovel...
THINGS A HOUSEWIFE OUGHT TO KNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
THINGS A HOUSEWIFE OUGHT TO KNOW* Every housewife ought to know that many invalids who would not touch a raw egg beaten up with either sherry or cinnamon water will take it prepared as follows :— Whisk tho yolk of a new-laid egg with a teaspoonful of castor sugar for five minutes, add a little nutmeg and pour in gradually about half a tumblerful of boiling milk ; place in cold water or on ice until quite oold, andsCirina tablespoonful of brandy tho last thing before serving the mixture. That a few grains of permanganate of potash dissolved in a little water make a strong and inexpensive disinfectant and deodoriser for the sick room, and also a useful gargle and mouth wash in cases of sore throat. That a tough steak may be made tender by being allowed to steep in a small Quantity of vinegar for some hours before cooking. It should be turned from time to time. That a cup of moderately strong tea, in which two or three thin slices of lemon have been infused, will frequently cure a nerv...
LADIES' GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
LADIES' GOSSIP. The Queen takes the greatest interest in chess, and plays it even now better than any one of her family with the single exception of the Empress Frederick. It is said that character can be told by a woman's hair ; that the lighter the hair the more sensitive or ' touchy* the nature, while jealousy and treachery lurk in the breast of her whose tresses are dull of texture and black of color. A lady prompter has been engaged at a leading London theatre. The innovation is likely to be followed (says a eentempoi-ary) as a woman's voice is more distinct and carries further than a man's, while not so audible to those in front of the curtain. A babe is a mother's anchor, she cannot swim far from her moorings ; and yet a true mother never lives so little in the present as when by the side of the cradle ; her thoughts follow the imagined future of her child ; that babe is the boldest of pilots, and guides her fearless thoughts down through scenes of coming years. A short while...
IT SHALL BE WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
It Shall be Well. Iv thou shalt bo at heart a child, Forgiving, tender, meek and mild, Though with light stains of earth defiled, Oh, soul, it shall be well. It shall be well with thee indeed, Whate'er thy race, thy tongue, thy creed, Thou shalt not lose thy fitting need ; It shall be surely welL Not where, nor how, nor when we know, Nor by what stages thou shalt grow ; We may but whisper faint and low, It shall be surely well. It shall be well with the?, oh, soul, Though the heavens wither like a scroll, Though eun and moon forget to roll, Oh, soul, it Bhall be well. —Lewis Moekis.
NEW SOUTH WALES PARLIAMENT. Sydney, October 15. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
NEW SOUTH WALES PARLIA MENT. Sydnev, October 15. In the Legislative Assembly to-day a motion vrtis passed calling for a return of the value of all lands exempted from the operation of the land tax. ? Mr. O'Reilly made a personal state ment regarding certain charges which he had made in connection with the administra tion of Government charities. Mr. Brunker promised the appointment of a board 'ibf enquiry to investigate the matter. The Minine Laws Amendment Bill was discussed in 'committee. An amendment was carried providing that a condition of mineral leases should be the employment of one man for «very two acres instead of ten acres as at present. Other slight amendments were made, and the Bill passed through committee. The House then adjourned. Sydney, October 16, midnight. The second reading of the Land and Income '? Taxes Assessment Bill was further discussed . . in the Legislative Assembly to-day and the debate was adjourned. The Public Service Bill was discussed in committee....
Correspondence. METHODIST UNION MEETING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
[?] ' METHODIST UNION MEETING, ?-?.?'? TO THE EDITOB. ,: Sir— Now that the 'monster' meeting to ' iSomoto the amalgamation of the several ??: branches of the Methodist Church in South V Australia haa been held, and the smoke occa : sioned by the fire of so many great guns has 'begun to clear away, persons of an enquiring ' turn of mind are looking about to discover what execution has been done. 'What is the outcome of all the talk?' they ask. 'What -jnn, it nil jimmiiifc to?' The meeting was heralded as a 'Methodist Union dewonstra - fcion/' What has it demonstrated 1 First, that Methodist union, so called (the term is a misnomer for amalgamation), does not excite sufficient interest in the Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, and Bible Christian churches combined to draw together on a -great 'historic' occasion a congregation suffi cient to fill Pirie-street church. Extraordinary efforts were made to secure a crowd. The anniversary celebration of old Pirie-street, with all its hallowed a...
THE MELBOURNE TOBACCO ROBBERY. Melbourne, October 15. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
TEE MELBOURNE TOBACCO ROBBERY. Melbourne, October 15. Three young men, Thomas Gaffney, James Holdsworth, and William Redmond Gordon, were placed on trial at the Criminal Court to day on ft charge of breaking into the warehouse of Mr. Joshua Radcliffe and stealing 3 cwt. of tobacco. They were also charged with receiving stolen pro perty. The accused were caught while re covering stolen tobacco from a place where they had planted it, Gafiney being shot by Detective Carter while trying to escaj-e. The accused were found guilty of receiving, and .were remanded for sentence. After the verdjet Detective Carter entered the witness-box and asked his honor to temper justice with mercy in sentencing Gaffney. The prisoner had suffered considerably from the bullet vround, and the occurrence had caused the witness much mental suffering. ' ' Mr. Justice Hood said there was no reason why the shooting of Gaffney Bhould cause the witness any suffering, The prisoner was simply a scoundrel, who was ca...
WHAT EMPEROR WAS THIS? [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
WHAT- EMPEROR WAS THIS S He was one of the greatest monarchs thafi ever ruled in Europe. He was always at war, yet— but wait ; let us take one thing at a time. He was an enormous eater. Ho breakfasted at 5 on a fowl seethed in milk and dressed with sugar and spices. After this he went to sleep again. He dined at 12, always partaking of 20 dishes. He supped twice— first early in tho evening and again about 1' o'clock, the latter the most solid meal of the four. After meat no ate a great quantity of pastry and sweets, washing them down 'with vast draughts ot beer and wine. Then he would gorge himself on sardine omelettes, fried sausages, eel pies, pickled partridges, fat capons, &c., &c. Finally ho abdicated, did this omnivorous Emperor, and a friendly courtier thus de scribed the power that compelled him to do its. Tis a most truculent executioner,' said the orator ; ' it invades tho whole body from head to foot. It contracts the nerves with anguish ; it freezes the m...
THE FORTHBANK'S EXPERIENCE. MISADVENTURE AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE FORTHBANK'S EXPERIENCE. MISADVENTURE AT SEA. The R.M.S. Cuzco, which arrived from London on Wednesday week, reported that she had sighted the ship Forthbank dismasted and on her way to Port Ade laide. For several days nothing was heard ' of her, but it was recognised that as the winds ' on the coastline were light and variable very ; small progress could T-e made under jury *'Q. vu uaituiua^, UUWOTC1, but? BLOJftUlcL : Darius, from Calcutta, reported that &q was approaching the straits. On Satur day the steamtug Neloeebee, from Port} Pirie, passed her in the vicinity of Trou- ?? bridge and offered assistance: but thei' master had decided to trust to his own re-.' sources to get back, a result he accomplished on Sunday, eveniupc, between 5 and 6 o'clock, by accepting the services of the chief pilot, who anchored tho vessel at the bell buoy. The disabled craft is a fine vessel, built by Messrs. Dobbie & Co., of Glasgow, in 1877, and then named the Nebo. She brought...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
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Sunday Reading. THE PRESENT TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
[?] THE PRESENT TIME. FBv Bishop Abthuk Cleveland Coxe.1 We are living, we are dwelling in a grand and awful time; In an age on ages telling, to be li ving is sub lime. Hark ! the waking up of nations, Gog and Magog to the fray, Hark 1 what soundeth? 'Tib creation groan ing for its latter day. Will ye play, then, will ye dally, with your music and your wine? Up, it is Jehovah's rally ; God's own arm hath need of thine. Hark ! the onset, will ye fold your faith-clad arms in lazy lock ? Up, oh up, thou drowsy soldier 1 Worlds are charging to tho shock. Worlds are charging— heaven beholding ; thou hast but an hour to fight ; Now the. blazoned cross unfolding, on — right onward for the right. On, let all the soul within you for the truth's sake go abroad ! Strike ! let every nerve and sinew tell on ages, tell for God !
THE VANITY OF SELFISHNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE VANITY OF SELFISHNESS. [By Rev. Dr. W. H. Milburn, Chaplain to the United States Senate.] 'Vanity of vanities, eaith the preacher; all is vanity.' — Ecclesiastes. The book from which this text is taken is for some reasons the hardest of all Holy Scripture: rightly to read and understand. It has beetf^, stumbling-block in the way of many readers. You are to understand that it is ' an autobiography, the story of a human me, Ui rcuuru ui uuiuttii uiiuiiaui/er. But it is an autobiography in book form ; different from other world books of tho same kind, such as the con fessions of Augustine or Rousseau and other men that have taken the world into their con fidence by their self-revelation. It is philosophic ; it is introspective ; it deals with the interior life rather than with the external circumstances. You are able to lay your finger upon this man's pulse and feel its beat. You are able as you read the book to look into the very inmost of his life and see the face of his experien...
ONKAPARINGA PRODUCE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
ONKAFARINGA PRODUCE COMPANY. The twelfth half-yearly meeting of the Onkapnrimja Cheese, Butter, and Produce Company was held in the Woodside Institute on Monday afternoon last. There was a representative gathering of shareholders, Mr. R. Caldwell (chairman of directors) presiding. The balance-sheet for the six months showed : — Re- ceints — Cash in hand last balance. £-25 Gs. Gd. : re serve fuud, £300 ; sales of cheese and butter, £1,034 10s. 2J.: overdraft at bank, £105 14s. 7d.; total, £2,425 11s. 3d. Expenditure— Bank overdraft re paid, £601 23. id. ; milk, £3,022 103. lid.; building account, £18 19s. Id.; plant, £15 14s. 6d.; mis cellaneous, £154 5s. 7d. ; salaries and wages, £220 0s. 8d.; dividend, £.% ; interest, £13 13s. 9d.; balance reserve fund, £300; cash in hand, £11 18s. 5d.; loml, £2,425 lls. Ed. The estimated balance of assets over liabilities amounted to £3,194 14s. 4d., after deducting the subscribed capital. The Ciiaikman congratulated the shareholders on the good p...
TWO DREAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
Two Deeaiis. Two dreams came down to earth one night ; From the realm of mist and dew ; One was a dream of the old, old days, And one was a dream of the new. One was a dream of shady lane ?r That.led to the pickeral pond, Where the willows and rushes bowed them selves To the brown old hills beyond. And the people that peopled the old time dream Were pleasant and fair to see, And the dreamer he walked with them again As often of old walked be. Oh, cool was the wind in the shady lane That tangled his curly hair ! Oh, sweet was the music the robins made To the spring-time everywhere. Was it the dew the dream had brought From yonder midnight skies ; Or was it the tears from the dear, dear years ' That lay in the dreamer's eyes ? The other dream ran fast and free As the moon benignly shed Her golden grace on the shining face In the little -trundle bed. For 'twas a dream of the busy world, Of the glorious noon of day— . Of the summor that follows the careless spring ._..' When the child i...
THE HOUSE. COLD DISHES FOR HOT WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE HOUSE. COLD DISHES FOR HOT WEATHER. Lettuce, cresses, parsley, &c, are always used in salads; if not in their composition, they are used to garnish the dish, and, of course, should be as crisp as possible. Before making the salad the greens should be picked and placed in cold water until ready to use, when they should be thorouglily dried and placed in the dish. American Salad. — Wash and pick one quart mixed salad ; let drain ; dry with a cloth. Cut very fine and place in a dish, making a hollow m the centre. To two eges add one teasiwon ful of made mustard and salt ; beat well and add half a cup of oil and the same quantity of vinegar. Stir in half a cup of cream ; pour the sauce over the salad. Cut two apples in thin slices, lay them around the salad and garnish with beet. Bone six sardines and cut them lengthwise; take each half and roll up in a strip of lettuce and stand them in the centre of the salad. Anchovy Salad.— Remove the bones, heads, and tails of six ancho...