A.O. Chambers' (common sense) information for the people /[compiled by A.O. Chambers]

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[Adelaide] : A.O. Chambers, 1885
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Contents

A. O. CHAMBERS’ (COMMON SENSE) Information for the People 1
[Chapter heading not available] 2
INDEX TO ADVERTISERS. 6
PREFACE 6
DRESS DEPARTMENT. 7
JAMES MARSHALL & Co., 26, 28, 30, RUNDLE STREET, THE UNIVERSAL PROVIDERS. 7
LADIES’ COSTUME DEPARTMENT. 7
LADIES’ UNDERCLOTHING. 7
SILK DEPARTMENT. 7
FURNISHING DEPARTMENT, 8
GENTS’ HOSIERY. 8
LACE DEPARTMENT. 8
LADIES’ GLOVES AND HOSIERY. 8
LINEN DEPARTMENT. 8
MANCHESTER DEPARTMENT. 8
MEN’S & BOYS HAT DEPARTMENT. 8
MILLINERY DEPARTMENT. 8
READY-MADE CLOTHING. 8
TAILORING DEPARTMENT. 8
UMBRELLA DEPARTMENT. 8
JAMES MARSHALL & CO., THE STEPHENS PLACE FURNITURE WAREHOUSE. 9
DAVIS VERTICAL-FEED 11
TESTIMONIALS. 11
HE REALLY COULD NOT STAND IT. 12
MINIATURE MARVELS. 12
WONDERFUL SIGHT. 12
[Chapter heading not available] 13
ANCIENT BARBERS. 14
HOW A TAILOR COLLECTED A DEBT. 14
McLEAM BROS., RIGG & Co. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL IRONMONGERS. 15
TESTIMONIALS. 15
HAPPY THOUGHT! 16
HE WOULDN’T HAVE IT. 16
HELPING HIM OUT OF HIS DILEMMA. 16
HOME, SWEET HOME. 16
MAKING GAME OF HIM. 16
MORE “AGONY.” 16
NINETEENTH-CENTURY FABLE. 16
[Chapter heading not available] 17
BRAIN. 18
HOW DR. HOOKER WAS TAKEN IN AND DONE FOR. 18
HOW HE WON THE BET AND THREE KISSES BESIDE. 18
MEADOW GATE. 18
RETENTIVE MEMORIES. 18
[Chapter heading not available] 19
HOW THEY MEASURE TIME IN THE EAST. 20
NOT CAPTURED AFTER ALL. 20
WHERE WERE THE POLICE? 20
[Chapter heading not available] 21
AN EMERGENCY. 22
BURIED ALIVE FOR A LIVING. 22
[Chapter heading not available] 23
A. BRIEF LIST O ZB1 HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES PREPARED AT THE PHARMACY OF WIGG & POOLE (Members of the British Homoeopathic Pharmaceutic Association), 34, King William Street, Adelaide. 27
EVERY FAMILY SHOULD HAVE A MEDICINE CHEST 27
WIGG’S SPECIAL TINCTURE OF PODOPHYLLUM 27
DEAD MEN DINING. 28
FIRST STRIKING CLOCK. 28
HOW THE COUNT ESCAPED DEATH. 28
STRANGE PREVENTIVE OF HYDROPHOBIA. 28
TWO PRETTY EPITAPHS. 28
WHY SHE TARRIED. 28
[Chapter heading not available] 29
BRITTLE SORT OF MONEY. 30
COAL BURNING A CRIME. 30
FINANCIAL OUTLOOK. 30
HOW A HORRIBLE TRAGEDY WAS PREVENTED. 30
[Chapter heading not available] 31
DIAMOND ROBBERIES AT THE DIGGINGS. 36
HARD HIT. 36
WHAT THE COLD DOES IN CANADA. 36
WORST THING ABOUT RICHES. 36
[Chapter heading not available] 37
MONSTER UNVEILED. 38
[Chapter heading not available] 39
COLLISION AT SEA. 40
FOOTMAN AND HIS CALVES. 40
FOUR-LEGGED BURGLARS. 40
[Chapter heading not available] 41
ANOTHER SHARP DOG. 42
LUCKY BANK CLERK. 42
ORIGIN OF CRICKET. 42
WHY WE SAY IT. 42
[Chapter heading not available] 43
ASTHMA.—AMERICAN REMEDY. 46
FORTUNE MADE BY FROGS. 46
HOW TO BUY A HORSE. 46
TANKS. 46
[Chapter heading not available] 47
DICE STORY. 48
HE DIDN’T WANT TO WASTE HIS TIME. 48
PARAGRAPHS ON PINS. 48
PATTER OF THE SHINGLE. 48
WHAT A WOMAN CAN DO. 48
WHY SHE DIDN’T SCREAM. 48
[Chapter heading not available] 49
BE HAPPY WHILE YOU CAN. 50
CURIOUS MEMORIAL. 50
INDICTMENT OF THE FIGURE 5. 50
SPECIFIC FOR HICCOUGH. 50
TAKE CARE OF FARM IMPLEMENTS. 50
TO DESTROY A NEST OF LARGE RED ANTS. 50
WHEAT AVERAGES. 50
[Chapter heading not available] 51
HINTS FOR HOME COMFORTS. 54
TO DESTROY RATS WHOLESALE. 54
TO MAKE KOUMISS. 54
TRIFLES. 54
[Chapter heading not available] 55
AN ENERGETIC REPORTER. 56
FASHION ITEMS. 56
WHY SO MANY YOUNG MEN FEAR TO MARRY. 56
[Chapter heading not available] 57
CURE FOR SCIATICA. 58
FRENCH DOCTOR 58
HONEY BEE. 58
HOW FLORIDA WATER IS PREPARED. 58
REMEDY FOR GOUT. 58
[Chapter heading not available] 59
ANOTHER REMARKABLE DREAM. 60
MODERN SERMON. 60
PIGS IN A PICKLE. 60
[Chapter heading not available] 61
HE WAS THE MAN HIMSELF. 64
HINTS TO LADY TRICYCLISTS. 64
POSTPONING A DUEL. 64
WHAT MADE HIM LOOK HAGGARD. 64
WHY SHE LOVED HIM. 64
[Chapter heading not available] 65
HE WAS MORE INTERESTED IN TURNIPS. 66
HIS LORDSHIP DIDN’T UNDERSTAND IT. 66
HOW TO CHOOSE A WIFE. 66
MAKING IT RIGHT. 66
SCENE IN A DOCTOR’S CONSULTING ROOM. 66
WELL GOT OUT OF. 66
“DOWN” ON HIS LANDLADY. 66
[Chapter heading not available] 67
GALLANT WOMAN. 68
NEW SCIENCE. 68
NO JOKE TO BE A BABY. 68
STRANGE LOVE TOKEN. 68
[Chapter heading not available] 69
BANISHED MONKEY. 70
FION’S THUMB OF WISDOM. 70
HOW A MONKEY HELPED TO MAKE A LORD CHANCELLOR. 70
[Chapter heading not available] 71
FOLLY OF ASTROLOGY. 72
GETTING HIM TO SLEEP. 72
HE FORGOT TO PUT ON HIS TROUSERS. 72
LEVITY IN COURT. 72
PRICES OF WHEAT IN LONDON FOR THE LAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. 72
PULSATING EXOPHTHALMIA. 72
SHE WAS A SALAD. . 72
SONGS OF THE SEASONS. 72
[Chapter heading not available] 73
DEGENERACY. 74
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 74
WHY HE TAKES A GLASS. 74
“AVANT A DIVORCE, MISTER.” 74
[Chapter heading not available] 75
AN OLD CYNIC. 76
BISHOP DIDN’T WONDER. 76
BOTH WERE THOROUGHLY SATISFIED. 76
HE “HAD” THEM. 76
MOST SENSIBLE WOMAN HE EVER SAW. 76
NEAT RETORT. 76
QUARTERING HIMSELF ON THE ENEMY. 76
REPARTEE. 76
SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR. 76
[Chapter heading not available] 77
AN OBITUARY. 78
FATAL GLASS. 78
IT WAS ALL OVER THE TOWN. 78
PROBABLY, BUT NOT LIKELY. 78
ROUGH FATE. 78
SHREWD ADVICE. 78
STORM IN A TEAPOT. 78
THAT ACCOUNTED FOR IT. 78
TO RESTORE COLOUR. 78
[Chapter heading not available] 79
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 82
WHY HE WOLLOPED HIM. 82
[Chapter heading not available] 83
DE ’SPERIENCE OF DE REB’REND QUACKO STRONG. 84
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 84
[Chapter heading not available] 85
HOW SAM SLICK SERVED THE THIEF. 86
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 88
FIJIANS AND THEIR ISLANDS. 88
TOO PARTICULAR. 88
[Chapter heading not available] 89
HE THANKED HIM FOR “DE INFIRMATION.” 90
HYDROPATHIC TREATMENT. 90
MEDICAL TESTIMONY TO THE DRUG CURE. 90
NOT FORTUNATE. 90
OPINIONS OF MEDICAL MEN ON THE WATER CURE. 90
WHO IS SHE ? 90
[Chapter heading not available] 91
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 92
HOW THE VIZIER LOST THREE WIVES. 92
SHMALL YOUNG BABY. 92
[Chapter heading not available] 93
DR, CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 94
HOW TO KEEP A HUSBAND. 94
LIFE’S MYSTERY SOLVED AT LAST. 94
[Chapter heading not available] 95
FOOD FOR THE SICK. 96
HE WAS ABOVE STEALING THEM. 96
LINES ON A SKELETON. 96
[Chapter heading not available] 97
AN OLD DISTICH. 100
HE EXPLAINED AMIDST LAUGHTER. 100
HOW TO TREAT CHILDREN. 100
HOW TWO FORTUNES WERE MADE. 100
WHY SPAIN IS MISGOVERNED. 100
[Chapter heading not available] 101
AFRAID OF DOING TOO MUCH. 102
COOKING RECIPES. 102
KONTENTMENT. 102
[Chapter heading not available] 103
COOKING RECIPES. 104
HOSPITABLE BUT RATHER UNCIVI LISED. 104
NEW TIME-TABLE. 104
[Chapter heading not available] 105
Englishman’s. THE CURE OF THE ARTISAN’S WIFE. 106
Irishman’s. THEN AND NOW. (A DOMESTIC DRAMA IN TWO ACTS.) 106
ONE UNDOUBTED SUCCESS. 106
Scotchman’s. THE SEELENT WONNER. 106
A. O. CHAMBERS 107
DUMB WAITER. 108
German’s. 108
[Chapter heading not available] 109
COOKING RECIPES. 110
HINTS TO LADIES ON BEAUTY. 110
[Chapter heading not available] 111
COMBINATION DESIRED. 112
GIVING HER SPECIMENS OF THEIR STYLES. 112
HIS LADY-LOVE. 112
[Chapter heading not available] 113
BETSEY AND I ARE OUT. 114
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 114
[Chapter heading not available] 115
DOLL WOMEN. 118
HOW BETSEY AND I MADE UP. 118
[Chapter heading not available] 119
CONSEQUENCES. 120
CURE FOR DIPHTHERIA. 120
LEGAL ACUMEN. 120
RECIPES. 120
WHAT INDEED? 120
[Chapter heading not available] 121
MAORI WAR-SONG. 122
MYSTERIOUS ADVENTURE. 122
[Chapter heading not available] 123
HOUSEHOLD RECIPES, &c. 124
[Chapter heading not available] 125
DOG THAT WAS ASHAMED OF HIMSELF. 128
HEATHEN CHINEE. 128
NOT SO GRAND AS IT LOOKS. 128
SHARP LAWYER. 128
[Chapter heading not available] 129
HOUSEHOLD RECIPES, &c. 130
LOVE, TRUE LOVE. 130
ROMAN SEPULCHRES. 130
[Chapter heading not available] 131
BOONDER. 132
HOUSEHOLD RECIPES, &c. 132
PUZZLES FOR FOREIGNERS. 132
EVERY BOY’S NAME AND ITS MEANING. 133
[Chapter heading not available] 134
EVERY GIRL’S NAME AND ITS MEANING. 136
[Chapter heading not available] 137
HINTS TO THE LADIES. 138
STORY OF THE WILLOW PATTERN PLATE. 138
[Chapter heading not available] 139
BRITISH BRAVERY. 140
USEFUL RECIPES. 140
[Chapter heading not available] 141
CUDDLE DOON. 142
FOOD FOR THE SICK. 142
MEDICINE AS PRACTISED BY ANIMALS. 142
NOT BIG ENOUGH. 142
[Chapter heading not available] 143
HOOLEHAN’S WAKE. 144
THINGS WORTH KNOWING. 144
USEFUL RECIPES. 144
[Chapter heading not available] 145
INDIGESTION AND ITS CUBE. 146
MOTHER’S LOVE. 146
SHOWMAN’S COURTSHIP. 146
[Chapter heading not available] 147
SELECTED RIDDLES. 148
[Chapter heading not available] 149
HOW TO MAKE A GOOD WIFE. 150
LETTERS FOR A MODEL WIFE. 150
NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN. 150
THINGS WORTH KNOWING. 150
[Chapter heading not available] 151
POULTRY. 152
[Chapter heading not available] 153
BEAUTIFUL SNOW. 156
HIS LOVE AND MINE. 156
LIBERAL MEN. 156
LIGHT THAT IS FELT. 156
[Chapter heading not available] 157
HE WAS NOT A HUMP-BACKED MAN. 158
USEFUL RECIPES.—MISCELLANEOUS. 158
WHY HE TOOK HIM TO DINNER. 158
[Chapter heading not available] 159
AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF FARMER CHITTY. 160
GHOSTLY EXPERIENCE OF HUGH MILLER. 160
MOKE MYSTERY. 160
[Chapter heading not available] 161
BOTTLE. 162
GARDENING NOTES, ETC. 162
INDIAN BUNGALOW CHAIR. 162
THERE’S BLUE SKY OVERHEAD. 162
[Chapter heading not available] 163
BAFFLED HOPES. 164
WHO ARE THE POOR? 164
[Chapter heading not available] 165
HOW A COMMON SENSE WOMAN SAVED HER CHILD FROM CHOKING. 166
USEFUL RECIPES.—MEDICAL. 166
VARIETIES. 166
“FELL THROUGH A TRAP.” 166
[Chapter heading not available] 167
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 168
FOLLOWED DIRECTIONS TOO CLOSELY. 168
IT STOPPED AT CABBAGE. 168
[Chapter heading not available] 169
USEFUL RECIPES. 170
VISIT TO A SOAP AND CANDLE FACTORY. 170
[Chapter heading not available] 171
AN HONEST ASSASSIN. 172
BEER. 172
USEFUL RECIPES. 172
[Chapter heading not available] 173
DEACON’S MASTERPIECE; OR, THE WONDERFUL “ONE-HOSS SHAY.” 176
UNCONSCIOUS GOODNESS. 176
[Chapter heading not available] 177
DR. CHASE’S AMERICAN RECIPES. 178
SCRAPS. 178
SEQUELTO THE “ONE-HORSE SHAY.” 178
STORY OF A PIN. 178
[Chapter heading not available] 179
AN OLD WORLD GHOST STORY. 180
MECHANICAL NOTES AND MEMORANA. 182
REQUIEM OF PRESIDENT GARFIELD. 182
[Chapter heading not available] 183
TRUE STORY OF LYNN. 184
[Chapter heading not available] 185
MECHANICAL NOTES AND MEMORANDA. 186
[Chapter heading not available] 187
JOSH BILLINGS’ PHILOSOPHY. 188
PILOT’S REVENGE. A SEA SKETCH. SUGGESTED BY THE LOSS OF THE WASP. 188
[Chapter heading not available] 189
HOUSEHOLD RECIPES. 190
[Chapter heading not available] 191
GREAT NORTHERN LINE. 194
[Chapter heading not available] 195
BLYTH, WAKEFIELD, KADINA, SNOWTOWN, WALLAROO, and MOONTA LINE. 196
DRY CREEK LOOP-LINE. 196
KAPUNDA and MORGAN LINE. 196
[Chapter heading not available] 197
GAWLER TRAMWAY TIME TABLE. 198
LA POLICE COURT. 198
PORT AUGUSTA LINE. 198
PORT PIRIE and TEROWIE. 198
TRUE STORY OF LYNN. 198
[Chapter heading not available] 199
CALENDARS FOR 1885-86. 200
HOUSEHOLD RECIPES. 200
[Chapter heading not available] 201
AN EARNEST ACTOR. 202
BILL SNYDER’S BOY. 202
MY AUNT. 202
[Chapter heading not available] 203
INDEX TO READING MATTER. 207
[Chapter heading not available] 208

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