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Her Husband's Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 21 January 1891
SHer H usband's : Letter. a It is best on the whole not to read your bhubana's letters until he hands them to fi you, and it is much better not to examine his pockets, except for holes, and then see aside whatever you find in them without ets amination. se I believe that Mrs. Elliot would give any 7 young wife that advice to-day; but there was a thne, when she had been married about two years, that she mado herself an amateur detective so far as her Frank went, and had found holes that she could not explain-one that had eornethingin it about Clara, partien- t lady. It was only half a letter, but it was euspicious. Naturally jealous, ahe was too I proud to betray the fact intentionally; but a' there is no keeping a secret of that sart from hi the servants. They knew it, other people to guessed at it. liHer fancies about Clara-ob, w who was Clara 1-made her heart ache, but vt rumaging and prying did not help her. W When her husband was away-as lie often was-she suffered torturte. lie ...
Good Stories. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 21 January 1891
Biond Stories. I.. T]ihore is told. en anecdote of a Scotch minister, who, when had been engaged to a girl for somo years, said timidly onu day: "'DD' ethink, lssoie, we might tak' a kiss ?" hi The damsel louokd as if she thought they mnight. The miuitetr folded his hands, asked hl a blessing, took the 1ise, and gave thanks. Very coon, he whispered : " Eb, lassie, but a, it's rerra guid. D'yo think we might tak' anither '" A Stout man, with a h.rge bag and a dis. tressed countenance, came ton ticketeseller's t window one day, and said, excitedly : " Tell d me what time the three fifty train leaviae" If The ticket-seller looked at him with a fixed tl and Solemn gare a m)ment, and then ls answered : " It leaves at ten minutes of et four." "Ten minutes of four I" exclaimed p the stout gentleman; " what a fraud these tl railroads are I Actually mieleading people tl five minutes in their timetables for the fun g of seeing them left I" w A Student of ancient history, seeing the ri stateme...
HE AND [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 21 January 1891
fIE ANTD Wi vere ooinig in the starlight, : She and I; We wcre bidding sweetest " Good-night I" i eath the sky. Ali, our hearts were wildly beating, And the future dawned enchanting, As our lips were pressed at parting, With a sigh ! We were at the altar kneeling, She and I; Ane':cs from above were peeping To espy. And to watch love's flow'rets springing, A we both began life's morning, Anthems, sweet and loving, flinging To the sky ! We are set led in the star'ight, She and I; We are speaking o'er life'. days bright Long gone by. Though her tresses care has silvered, And my frame with age is fettered, Still our love is deep and treasured Ne'er to die ! If the calculations of Professor AMendelejeff are to be trusted, Russia possesses the richest coal deposits in the world. The relic hunters are paying fancy prices to the hairdresser of the late Cardinal Newman for cuttings ot the great divine's hair.
Wilful Kate. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 21 January 1891
Wilful Kate. Sdear Kate I elaimed a pale, dell cate?looking lady, starting nervously, as a bright, active child of eleven burst into the roomn,. .', you niust learn to open the door morequietly ., I know you do not mean to. hiurt me ;:but. these sudden shocks do me iliiost`s' mrich'harm as the bad cough about which you are so, concerned." "I am very sorry, dear. mother," said Kate, kneeling dowin by the.easy chair, and gently caressing th?e worn face and thin white hands. "I will try to be 'qiieter.` I did not mean to startle you so. But, mother, please mother, may I go and play hide and seek with the boys to night ?" . Mrs.'Devonport took the eager face between both hands and gazed wistfully into the clear blue eyes. "Why do you ask me, tKaty, darling," she said, gently but firmly, '!.when you.know I shall be obliged to refuse? It is too late for you to be out of doors; and even if it were not, I could not allow you to go careering over the place with a set of boys, although: some ...
BRUNSWICK V. WANDERERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 21 January 1891
BRUNSWICK . WANDERERS. &nbsp; This match was played on the Bruns- wick cricket ground last Saturday week, and resulted iin a win for the Brunswick on the first innings by 3 wicket and 87 runs to spare. Crawfurd, 32, Reaburn, &nbsp; 41, not out and T. Buncle, 19, not out, batted beast for the 'Wicks; whilst Sparkes, 5 for 10, and G. Moore, 5 for 14, shared the bowling honors. The &nbsp; following are the scores: WANDERERS: First innings 50 &nbsp; BRUNSWICK. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; First innings. &nbsp; &nbsp; Buncle, c, b Smith ..11 &nbsp; F. Moore, b Craven .... 8 Robinson,.b Smith ....13 Crawford, b Smith ... 32 Chappell, lbw. b Cravcin .....3 Raeburn, not out... . 41 Bragge, lbw .. . 6 G. Moore, c, b Smith .... 0 &nbsp; T. Buncle, not out ... 19 Sundris ... 4 7 wickets for .... 137
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 21 January 1891
NEWS AND NOTES. " Why do you go there l was an exclama tion overheard between two Coburg ladies the oaier. night. ~" ecause I find that; for quality and prices :'Crory's groceries are really the chiapest in the cnd I have tried other supposed cheap grocers, but l have come to thc'conclusion that"' qualit: is the true test. of cheapuess.' ,Ilowever, if you doubt my word, give himi tridl and see for yourself; .his establishiment iss a:t syduey road, Coburg."-ADvr. The Coburg Brass :Band pirpose giving a inuimber 'of open air concerts on thel Recreation Reserve duritig the summer miontlhs, and their .efforts in endeavoring to cater for the anitisemneit of residents should be rememibered byt the il public wolen nesxt an appeal for assistaice is uindoe ile hfirst concert takes place to morrow evening, and 'we understand that :n clmrge for admission iviIl be 'umde: :The president repiorted oil iMonidiy eveidig, that :: the dep?titition l!ch w'aited on the Postumaster General anent' the di...
The Modern Maiden. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
Thle 1Modcr ix Mlaiden. She practises ticr nt tday, flays hiavoc s h the sharp sr n i At night slid'?ObsS to?sec tli?,lsay," ;:. Beneatli a seven storied-hat.,, .l t :? : Tlrii-lhsii?ithid tndyise 'dabl in ve st ind W ho at.hertritrilligfretsoinil umes, Nor at the play who sitsbeiinu-d HIermionmimlntal hiat:id'ljliincs. A ILA Nss6MI -young lady beingY askgd it she ever gave a kiss replied: ".No; but I oiten ihave one stokn." A CIIILI.Y ,pcration is kissing a lady on ne"r sllWy brows. us II ýULý IIý I
DEATH OF MRS. J. H. BELL. IN MEMORIAM SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
DEATH OF MRS. J. H. BELL. IN MEMORIAM SERVICE. The sudden death of Mrs. J. H. Bell, of Sydney-road, Coburg. and daughter of Mr. W. Davis, of More land, gave widespread cause for regret, and very genuine expressions of sym pathy have been heard on every hand since the demise of the unfortunate lady. Mrs. Bell was 29 years of age, and'was assiduously attended by Dr. Dyring, but her death, which came un expectedly, resulted from pure weak ness, or failure of the heart's action. The funeral took place on Thursday last, zznd inst., and was very largely attended, the cortege starting from the late residence of the deceased and thence to Holy Trinity Church, when, after a short service by the Rev. J. Caton, the mournful procession wended its way: to the Melbourne General Cemetery. Around the grave many friends assembled, and the Rev. J. Caton, who performed the funeral obsequies, deliveredoa* touching 'and earnest address to those arotind, who fully realised the solemnity ,and :im pressive...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH; BRUNSWICK. & Members of the Brunswick Presby terian Church held their annual meet on Wednesday evening, January z2st, and the congregation which assembled was one of the largest yet seen. . The. Rev.. A. MacVean occupied ithe chair, and proceedings were given a suitable impetus at the opening by'th'e singiihg of' the'' Old Htindredth:'~ Prayer followed by'the ch irmai, who, after- . wards called upon Mr. A. L: Hutch inson to read the report of the sessioni. The sessiorindesired to thank 'God Tfo His continued goodiness 'and mercy during the past year, and for the i fact that all the members hadbeen spared to work in harmony together. After referring to the fact that the chtiurh had been made a collegiate charge, and to the ordination and induction of the Rev. W. Hewitson, B.A., the report. dealt with a variety of church subjects. The attendance at the weekly prayer meetings had increased; a number of interesting historical lectures had been given by the ...
WANTED: [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
WANTED : iMore light. Tlat.:courthouse; when will-.t be built? ?' :More attendants at the post office. One 'youngr lady and :a small: boy are scarcely, enough. ' A little =more' enthusiasm amongst residents and a little less cliqiism;'' Large crowds and big collections at the1Brass hand's open air:concerts., "A Mechanics' Institute for Coburg. An occasional visiting ;P.Hi' M p lice magistrate did call hliere, once but a long time ago. M ore s?cii social; gatli ings as, that iwhich :casacmlbla a bar;do rtt b Oonah lat :Monday i: ,.. 'A greiat: rowd at: the Brnnswick reserve, this afternoon, to see the muff cricket match between the Brunswick and Coburg councils:. Ouir .councillors to organise a shire picnic:. Everyone toi join . in. They have these at'many 'other, suburbs. 'To. know;: How our councillors feel after 'that picnic. And how" Oiir Jack"'enjoyeil'the contents.J of that portly ,,looking: basket he carried.: a' . a Did any of the picnickers hale toput their hats on :with 'bi...
About the House. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
About the Hlouse. Amy succeeded in imparting a fine brown color to her hands while at the seaside, and siine her retuir'hbas.been at great pains to wiiteri'them. As her efforts are crowned iLir success, I will give you the secret. You imust moisten your hanhs at night with glycerine and draw on a pair of gloves. This must be done for many a night, and to stop for a little while may counternat the good effect of weeks of care. A pair of soft un dressed kid gloves are the best for this pur pose, and they can be bought at a very small price if some unfashionable color is selected. Then again, the glove must be a large size or they will do exalcly what you do not wish -cause the blood to rush to the hands. Sometimes vaseline is preferred,assome skins are irritated by glycerine and' will become brown by its use. This, however, may? be determined by those usingit. A'quick metihor of whitening the hands is to rub them well at night with almond oil andt then, cover them over with fine chalk...
FIRE AT BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
FIRE:- AT ý IBRUUNSWICK A fire, which proved more disas: trous in its results th'ihn was a tfirstf anticipated,. occurred ?at - Brunswick shortly after, four o'clocki on ,Tuesday afternoon. The flames were first seen originating from a she?d a thhe ear 'of the premisesof Mr. T Pasafield, bale'~ and caterer, Sydney-road, and before the fire could be subdued, consider able damage hsas done. 'In one of the sheds destroyed was a quantity of butter, valued at over L ioo, and 'also a new express waggon, Mr. Passfield being a loser to the extent of £t5o, and not being insured. The building is the property of Mr. Perry, and the damage sustained to the premises is covered by insurance. The origin of the fire has been traced to the throw ing out of a shovelful of ashes into the yard by the servant, who was unaware that there were any live coals amongst them. Immediately on the alarm being given, the Brunswick brigade attended, and prevented any extension of the conflagration.
The Coburg Leader. "I am in the place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak, impugn it whose list." JANUARY 28TH 1891. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
"I am in the pilace Where I am dem'andcd of conscience to speak the trath, and there fore the truth I speak, impugn it whoso list."., " 'JANUARY 28r i ji8 I TuIr ' the Governuitit of a icountry must be, carried on, and .that mnoney must be provided for thi i iiiri ose,"are two propositions which l admit (Ino. denial 6or- discossion. But hent the question is asked how the maoneylis to be raised, :a very. great ':differenee obf opinion at.once prevails. ,, At one time in the history iof Erigland e erv artiwle of life was deemed a fit subject of taxation, and een rwindowg did' ni?ot .?clape. 1Numeros i:ivil wars haveotaken their; origin in this question, raising money for the'il purpose of 'carryinig -on the government, and students of ?i st ory. will remeiber Wat. Tyler's rebellion;' and thi~cue of Hainpdtn in tle time of Charl~s I." People' are 'agreed that a mutual, benefit arises from a mutual sacrifice, but yet they, are, desirous that taxatioi should be asfair .ind iequitable as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
"THE COBURG LEADER.",, PUBLISHED EVERY WWEDNESDAY, = At .!BATES' BUILDINGS, ..... SYDNEY ROAD, CORUG. PRICE--ONE PENNY. To be obtained at THE LEADER Office, or of Mrs. Summers, News Agent. JOB 'PRINTING of Every Description executed in the best style. CHARGES MODERATE. IULL particulars of Church Work, to gether with reports of proceedings of Friendly Societies, Football, Cricket and all Athletic Clubs will be given in the columns of "'THE LEADER," and it is hoped that leaders and Secretaries will recognise our en deavor to eater for readers.in every depart-. - en-t?"'-? mcii": ' fd'iivardhiig- for" iriscitidn'al special advertisements, and according us a share of their patronage. Items of interest, and any articles intended for insertion in our news columns, should be forwarded to the Editor not later than Monday evening, otherwise their publication cannot hbe guaranteed. Our colnmns are open to all intelligent S correspondents without respect to creed or wolst' with the proviso tha...
POLICE NOTES. COBURG.—TUESDAY. Before Messrs. vincent (chairman), Voice, and Richards, J's.P. DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
POLICE NOTES. COBU RG.-To ESDAY. Before Messrs.. " iidcedt- (chairman),, t I Voice, and Richards, J's.P. ;i DRUN ! : . . K. · . · . . Williamii GoEwdie; 'ho was arrested liy Constbile Sanders,, was fined 20s..: Ellenl ~i 'H hgh, .middle ?'ed woman, was charged ;ith a: similar, offence. Constable iLoglinan stated tl'd sit :tl;e woman was fighting:with herFhusband.., She denied theoffenice'and stated that °,she ,ras very poor and worked ihard She wis fined 20s' or three das ;ii prisonment, "anid' with thmanksn to thi enl, the' police, and everyone else, she made sundry bobs to the crowd aniid left.i ?Inspector, Deeker proceeded: against severi' owiner of cattle for llo0wim them to stray,and: the usual fines were 'John lMorrisons ,W. Chapmian work. and labo` done, 12s. 7d: ". Order for amount. .... .
Hooked at Last. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
Hooked at Last. "'I am glad your namue is Mary," said Mr. Slowcoach to his sweetheart, whom be had been courting for several years. "Why Co ?" . '" Iecause I was reading to-day, and came across a line which said, 'Mary is tle sweetest name that woman ever bore.',", "'That is poetically expressed. I've heard my father say it to my mother, whose name is Mary. It is from some poet, isn't it 2" " I he!ieve so." h But I have also heard my. father say that there was even a sveelter name than Mary" ' "i tl.ink he must have been mistaken," said the lover, as be tenderly pressed his swietheart's hand. " No,I do not think l'e was mistaken.'! " What was the other ~name?" " A beautiful blush Eoffulsed thle charming maiden's cheek, the silken lnasbehs fell and veiled the lovely eyes, and in a tone as soft as the whisperings of an ,E ilian harp she murmured : " Wife." The cards are out. "How does your girl treat you, John," askeds the mother, " She doesna't treat me at all, mnther; I am. obliged ...
QUAINT PARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
QUAINT PARS. The stoic is a man who ihans never had the toothache.. It is pleasant to hear the truth about other people. Large clheques ar always fashionable for lawyer's suits. All paveuments are I.more or less.faulty, but sonie a?re not asphalty's others.. After ":.i mi li as iiade a certain amouiit of morney his: neighbor's begin to hear he hiad ancestors..,, Tihre's a : Tine for Everything. Taking;off y )ur: boots after you get in bed indicates a' high old tiiie. It is g?od ?olicy to tell tle' truth, because if you don't you can't expect to be believed when you tell a lie.:` .iWh ea'rwiso man said, " Discretiori ii? t obettor par r.fa?alo??;all oi ther cowards i' the worild fouad a notto for their cape. : ;. From tle time a boy puts on his first pair of panits until tlie day of his" death there is a' woman trying to keep him at home. Two-Hearts? with a Siingle Thought W6iena girl is:in?love she hlways thinks the young mani. is lie'fectliid hedagrees with hd.er: : Mrs. fStinggers...
For the Ladies. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
For tie Ladies. , : Baby's Feet.-Babv s little feet have:two' great needs,warmth and room; and to always secure these, use constant care and descretion. Care, that the restless little heels and toes do not kick away blankets till the moist, pink feet grow clammy and purple with long ex posure; and when the little one is older, trot. ting over icy floors in winter months, to re member that the cold soon penetrates the soft hose and thin soles of baby's shoes, and the tiny feet must often be brought to the fire, and chafed and warmed else they will suffer with cold. Discretion is what we need in buying new boots for baby, else we shall take into ac count dainty shapes and stitches, and pretty .kid and buttons, more than the allowance to :be made forn chubby, fast-growing foot..., See that'width of sole and height'of instep and circuit of boot top are enough'ahd.more than enough for;the growing needs of baby's feet and delicate ankles.. : i, Unless .this allowance for growth is taken i...
The Dwelling-House. How Its Rooms Should be Decorated According to To-day's Ideas. [Newspaper Article] — The Coburg Leader — 28 January 1891
T ,i lhe D;wc'ling-Hiousc. . How. ltsl Rooms 'Should ibei Decoratdd Ac ','c?adibn, t A o' -day's'Idc"is.'e ' ' The!fuiniture shouldtbe'simple anid quiet in character, antlmay bdooof no set style, eitherin pattern .or, wood, as anything of good taste is'n Ikeeping with' the character of tfii 'roiomi For covering use ivool tapes try, in lold gold;'vith figures ol yellowish red, quiot.tones of: eds, peacock blue and dark olives;, blues in their character may be used tV6 dvantagei In'thiwindows use shades tinted to match the walls, andsash curtains of Japanese silk, soft yellw, in color with a pattern of soft red, or peacock blue. The dining-room, should it have an easterly or' northerly exposure, may be covered with a soft red cartridge paper with a fringe of the same sage green, used on the living room walls ; this frieze paper is car ried directly up to the ceiling in an un broken surface,'with a black moulding for pictures, the width of the cartridge paper .from the ceiling angle; t...