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FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
FAREWELL. -o- A large and representative gathering of the residents of Merrigum and district assembled at the Mechanics' Institute on Wednesday week last to say good-bye to Messrs J. and T. Manley, of the firm of Manley Bros., storekeepers, Merri- gum, who are retiring from business. Mr W. Bray made a capital chairman, and in a neat speech referred in the highest praise to the many excellent business and social qualities of the brothers, and wished them the success they deserve in their new enterprise. Messrs Pearce, Craven and Wilson followed in a similar strain, and Mr J. Manley responded, thanking the resi- dents for their kind and practical ex- pressions of good will. He had always endeavoured to cater for their name in business, and to promote the welfare of the district generally, and was pleased to know that his efforts had met with their approval. He asked their support and patronage to Mr McCooke, his successor, who would endeavour to give them the same attention they had r...
LANDS TEMPORARILY RESERVED FROM SALE, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
LANDS TEMPORARILY RESERVED FROM SALE, ETC. ----4- MunanIHsoN.--The temporary reser vation, by order of the 14th October, 1878, of ten acres of land in the parish of Murchison, being part of allotment 47, as a site for a Quarry, is about to be revoked. The commissioner of crown lands and surveys will hold a court at Shopparton on Thursday. 12th July, at 10 a.m. to hear applications for licenses leased &c. or objections. The license given to the Shepparton Turf club to place unlocked swing gates on a road has been revoked for non pay ~lment of rent. Tenders are invited until the 1st Au gust for leasing the following grazing land : Lot 1. Grazing block (No 586) 47 acres being the frontage on the Goul burn River on the north end of allot ments 88, 89, 90, 91, and 92, parish of Arcadia : Benalla district.-(196/123.) Lot 2. Grazing block (No 2031) .120 acres, being the frontage on the Goulburn River to allotments 7 and 8, section D, parish of Undera : Echuca dlistrict.-(762/1119.)...
MURCHISON V. TATURA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
?lMuICIiON V. TATURA. A friendly football match was played between the above named clubs on the former's grouindl, and resulted in a victory for Murchison, by three goals to 1 goal. Bond, Kirby, Wauglh, and Charlotte played well on behalf of Tatura, but owing to the IIon-attendaInce of some of their players, they contested the match with only 15 menll. Kirby kicked what was supposed to be a goal, but the goal umpire disallowed it. The Taturajunior footballers journeyed to Murchison last Saturday, to try con clusions with the 'urlchison team, and after a good struggle, the game resulted in a draw-2 goals each. Hogan (2), Mitcelel (I), anld Poole strove their hardest to priocure a win fir Tatura.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
An Italian woodcutter named Della Moretti Larenzo was seriously stabbed at 3aillieston, near aganmbie, on the 22nd April last, and warrants have been issued charging Peter Venesto and Johnl Venesto with maliciously wosimding him. A reward of £50 will be :paid by the Chief Secretary for information which will lead to the arrest and conviction of the accused. " Argus." Messrs Shackell, White, and Co. advertise the sale of Mr.Tni. .inmieson's dairy herd on Wednesday next, 11th inst., some 30 head of first class cows will be submitted to the halmu er. The clearance is genuino, Mr Jamieson having sold his farm, and being about to leave for New South Wales.
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] LIVE STOCK ON THE ROADS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not, necessarily endolrs the opinionsl expressed by our correspondenlts.] LIVE STOCK ON TI' E ROA DS. TO THE tl DI TOO. Si t,-ls there anyone whose business it is to look afteor or roads and keep tlen free from wandering cattle ? It does not look much like it. I)uring the last month it has been my lot to be pretty frequently "on the roads, driving about Girgarre and Toolamba, and 1 notice, in some parts especially, that it seems to have become the fashion to turn the cows and horses out, now that the grass on the roadsides is fairly grown, and depasture them on the public high way. A cow on the roadside is not a very seri(lls matter in the abstract ; but our cows seem to have a special inclina Lion to lie down in the middle of the road and take their ease, taking no notice of the approach of passing vehicles, which must either go out of the way on to the side of the formation to get around them, or try to climb the living obstacle-a feat which most drivers do ...
ILLNESS OF MR MOORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
ILLNESS OF MR MOORE. A deal of regret anld concern is felt at the sodden illness of Mhr ,Moore, our respected school teacher. We are inot in receipt of full particulars as to the lnature andi direct cattlse of his indis position ; bit there is Ino doiht, thIdat, M Moore inI his anxiety to do justice to his school and the scholars ouner his chalrge has laboured very hard, especially of late, and lias possibly overworked hliiln self. Almost everybody will look for ward hopefully to a doctor's bulletin that nothing serious is the matter.
ROYAL COMMISSION ON WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
ROYAL COMMISSION ON WATER SUPPLY. The members of the Royal Comn mission on Water Supply visited Tatura yesterday, for the purpose of taking evidence. Messrs A. Anderson, A. W. Craven, 11. Foster, W. Grattan, .1. S. \Vhite, and the Hon. H. It. Williams, M.I'. composed the commission. Before taking evidence, which was conm nmenced last night, and will be contiinued this morning, the members, who were accompanied by Mr T. Murphy, member for Rodney, Mr Sternberg, M.L.C for the district, Messrs Wilson, President of the Trust, Hogan. Lancaster, M'lver, members of the Trust, Mr Carey, secretary, and Mbr I-ector, engineer for the Trust, started on a voyage of inspec tion towards Toolamba West, and Ardmona. Mr .John West's orchard was the first place visited ; after which an adjournment was 'nmade 'to Mr Kavanagh's, the cllhainels being inspected I?N nOUTc. In each of the above-named places ocular demonstration was apparent of the value of the irrigation system. It was quite dark before tile...
KYABRAM NOTES. Kyabram, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
KYABRAM NOTES. (FROM OUR OWN CORItESP'ONDIENT). Kyabram, Wednesday. A very unfortunate and what may prove a very serious accident befell Mr Samuelll Finlay, of Wyuna, lost week. From what has translpiral, Mr Finlay was endleavoring to extract what he thought was an emlpty cartridge shell from a gunl barrel, which he haut screwed up in a vice, afterl breaking the extractor he was trying to screw it. out, whent the cartridge exphslaod ald tflw backwanls. Fortunately, no doubt, the gentIlemIan put his hands before his face, tihus aving his life. It is supposed l(the patient sbeing too pros stratei to give ally statement) that the extractor was blown througllhlis hadil, which is almost shllttered, and was thus averted in its course. Mr Finlay's eyes and face were badly scorched, and the damage to hias eye sight is considered to be serious. The shock hIla been very great, and, therefore, consider ilg the ratiher dlelicate normal state of the sufferer's health, a gool deal' of anxiety is ...
UNDERA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
UNDERA RACES.. The winter meeting of the above race club took place on Wednesday. last, in the presence of about 300 people. The day was fine and the racing good. The following are the results. HANuDICAP HURnDL.E nILCE,, of £(;. About one mile and a half. Over such jumps as the stewards nmy direct. Mr J. lBalchin's Accident ... I F Mr J. Balclin's Sir Walter ... 2 Only four horses started in this race and the contest was narrowed down to Mr Balehin's pair. TnIAi. STAK\n, of £4. About 6 furlongs. For horses that have never won more than 7 sovs. Mr J. Collie's Woodlands ... 1 Mr D. Walker's Reminder ... 2 Mr C. Whitlock's Moonlight ... 3 Eight faced the starter for this race. AMr T. Hockey's Curraghmore ran against a post, and the jockey (Britten) received a very nasty wound in his leg, and also sonme bruises to his head, He was promptly attended by Dr Florence, who was officiating as one of the judges of the races. UNDERnA HANDICAP, of £8. About 11 miles. Winner of aiy race - the vil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
J. \NIGHOL ON & CO, MANUFACTURERS OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS & MACHINES, Bouvterie and Leicester Street, Melbourne. "The economical harvesting of grain has becoman such an import sntt factor in the production of cereals throughout Victoria and Sautheirn Riverina that the late trial of combined Harvesters at Ierrigan wisill ti regarded with interest by agri culturists generally. Only thre'e imachines comlpetad, which were frotm the follow ing makers :-Messrs J. Nicholson & Co.. Mr .1. Il nro, ,and Messrs T. Robinson & Co. The trial took place on the farm of i1r Greggory. iand the awards were afterwards made by ballot among the farmers present. There were 36 papers issued, and of these :30 were in favor of IMessrs J. Nicholson & Co.'s machine. Mr J. Munro received -1 votes, Messrs T. Robinson & Co. gu t one vote, and one vote was informaTl. The result of the lhillot was received with much cheering, and was evidently inll accord with the ...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. FRIDAY, JUNE 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. FPRIDAY, JUNE 26. Present,-Mr Love (in the chair,) Messrs Campbell, Schrieber, Hanlon, Hector, Murray, Vaughan, and Bate. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Mr Murphy, M.L.A., stating that the Government grant for free libraries had been reduced from £12,000 to £5,000.-Noted. From Rev. D. F. O'Connell, applying for the use of the hall during show week, for the purpose of holding a bazaar, in aid of the R. C. Presbytery ; and offering £16 for samu.-Granted. From C. W. Wilson, on behalf of the Presbyterian Church, applying for the use of the hall on the 12th September. -Granted. The secretary reported that he had received £8 6s during the month from all sources ; and that the credit balance at the bank was £88 16s 8d. It was resolved that Mr Brooks be appointed auditor, in the place of Mr M'Ilobert, who has been appointed treasurer. An election for one member of com mittee then took place, Messrs Forsyth andiMoran b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
"The loss of my husband comp.i,cly onneroed ine," said a laldy to a neighlbor who had been recently anllicted herself. "Yes, dear, and the loss of my husband completely un-.moaed me. A Now Itomody in Heart Disoase. Dr. Von HIollst sys lthaltnlir'o-glycerine is very useful in heait disease, especlnlly when thslre Is no serious organic chnnge. In anoiLn: pectoris the drug gives relief and sonmtillmei prlduccs a permanent cure, and he rccomi. mends It in preferenle to camphor or 1mo.sk where weakness of the heart threatens nlm. mediate danger, lie uase a -lper cetr, alcohqlic solution, and adminiiter Ifont QOu to arx- dops three thimt a dar,
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
GENERAL NEWS. A meeting was held at Brown's hotel, Baldwinsville, on Saturday evening last, to discuss the question of erecting a hall at that place. There was a very fair attendance, and Mr J. Morrissey was voted to the chair. Mr W. Brown was appointed secretary, and Mr H. O. Byrne treasurer. Those present showed their sincerity in the movement in a very practical manner, for on a sub scription list being opened, the re spectable stun of £30 was collected in the room, Messrs Morrissey and H. O. Byrne contributing £5 each. After discussing various matters for the good of the movement, the meeting was ad journed until Saturday week. On Saturday evening last Constable Dainty was compelled to exercise his duty by locking up a man named J. Breen for disorderly conduct in Hogan street. This course was necessary after vain efforts by coaxing and persuading Breen to go home. On being placed in the cell, he rushed past the policeman, and bounded away over a bush fence into Stewart's paddock...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
GRAND DISTRIBUTION VICTORIAN FREEHOLD PROPERTY AMONGSBT THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE MELBOURNE PROPERTY BUILDING SOCIETY, BRISBANE. Incorporated According to Act of Parliament. PROPOSBD IBSUi OF 40o SHARES OF 1I EACIf, TO BE PAID IN FULL ON APPLICATIONS NO FURTHER LIABILITY. The Propertes, 00 In number, valued at £40,000, or a proportionate part thereof, according to the number of Shates sebseribed, will be Balloted for, free of any dedncsiuu for commission. The Ballot will be onduoted in the Presence of the Shareholders and the Press, on a Date which will be Duly Announced by Advertisement. SOLIOITo".e Mesrs. MACDONALD, PATERSON & HAWTHOIRN, Brisbane. D. E. BRAYSRAY, Esq., 309 Collins.et., Melbourne. BANItIas: BANE Or AUTRALABIsA, Brisbane. SEa.: W. O MACDERMOTT. OPFICES : CENTRAL BUILDINGS, Edward-st., Brisbane aDeoription of Properties : FIRST PBRIZ.-A substantial Freehold SECUOND PRIIZEI.-A Villa ltsideence, beautiful view of the Dandenong Ranges Brick Building and Factory, t...
THE KYABRAM UNION. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
THIE KYWMiAM UNION. PUBLIrsHED EviRIY FIRIDAY MORNING. :-----o- FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1894. IT s.VOUlns strongly of tautology to say that " retrenclunent is the order of the day." Retrenchmnent has now become more than advisable, it is an absolute necessity. And while the whole colony in general, and Melbourne in particular, suffers from this necessity; while the laborer is "docked" a portion of his pay, and the civil servant has to face percentage reductions larger or smaller, it is not likely that Tatura and its institutions will be able to escape the pruning-knife. Until the whole colony and dominion with which our little town is socially and conunercially related resumes that pristine stability which it could boast before the "land bubble" rose and burst, we, both in public and private life, shall have to look very care fully to our purse-strings, and check our expenditure with the greatest caution. And it will probably do us all a little, perhaps a deal, of good ; though it may cause...
A TARTAR [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
A TX11TA , TARTAR inns along the confines of China generally consist of a large square enclosure, formed by high poles interlaced with brush wood. In the centre of this enclosure is a mud house, never more than tel feet high. W\ith the exception of a few wretched rooms at'each extremity, the entire structure con. vists of one large apartment, serving at once for coorllg, eating, and sleeping, thoroughly dirty, and full of smoke and intolerabls stench. Into this plcasant place all travellers, withoult distinction, are ushered, thie lportion of space applied to Itheir accommodation being a long, wide " kang," as it is called-a sort of furnace, occupying more thn tan hrIee-fourths of the aliprttuent, about four feet high, and the Ilat, .nsout I surfcse of which is covered with a reed mat., which the richer guests cover again with a travelling carpet of felt, or with furs. Ill front of it, three ionmense coppers, set itn glazed tarth, serve for tih preparation of the travellers' milk br...
Home-Bred Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
Ilomlne Brc Cattle. Mr. flol?kirk, spleakine itt a meeting of tile \Vest Tevoitdalo M'arioers' ClubIII last week, said the lessbned imports of beef' had no cll'ect in raising the price ; wevo ap peareed to haI'v abundanceu of homuso cattle for the demand. This was proved both by the increased number of catllo in Great IBitain, and by the universal lowering of prices. Taking the supply of cattle for warded to the Monday's Metropolitan markets during the three months ending October 12th, for each of the three lastt years, it was found that in 1884, 31,970, of which 25,1i10 were home-bred ; in 1885j 38,110, of which 29,180 were haomsered; inl 188), 41,3410, of which 31,020 wereo home-bred. This showed that tlh re markable increase, year after year, since 1884, had been chiefly fromn homoesupplies. There had been quite as striking an in crease of sheep and lambs in 1884 and, 1885. The numbers at the same markets, wero, in 1884, 107,500, with about a sixth part of them foreign ; in 1835,...
NATURE. Pig Breeding in Denmark. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
NATURE. 1ig ILrceeding in Dennmark. In a recont report of the American Consul at Copenhagen, somen particulatu on the question of pig breeding are given. In the first place, with regard to the feeding of pigs, it is pointed out that these animals devour thoir food with great rapidity. Tho front teeth only do the duly of pieking up the food, the aide teeth, from their particl lar formation, being unable to maasticate it sulliciently or to mix it with saliva ;it is therefore, important, in order that the re Juired amount of nourihinulnt ahould bo oerived from the food, that it should he given in an undigeated condition to the ixtent of 50 pir cent. In preparing the food, it is imlportant that it shnould i;h first boiled or steamernd, arid if this is niot possible, thel corn, &'., should either bo groulnd or bruised, or allowel to soakll bu fore I?e ; if roots, they should always boe cut into alices. To whiat exteniit it is necessary to reasort to extraneous khids of fodder mui...
Playfulness of Animals. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 July 1894
'Plrlafitlitess of A UtiCai(1ls. Deeroften engago in a shnm onttlo or a triil of strength, by twisting their horns to. gather and puthing for the mastery. All animals that pretend vinlence in their play stop short of exereiPiog it ; tihe dog takes the greatest precaution not to iojtre by his bite; and the ourang.outang, in wrestling with his keeper, atlumpts re throw him, and makes faints of biting him. Some animals carry our in their play the semblance of catching their prey; young ctne, for instance, leap after small and moving objelts, even to the leaves strawn by the autumn wind ; they crouch and steal forward ready for the spring; the body quivering and the tail vibrating with emotion, they bound on the moving leaf, and again watnh, and again spring forward at another. Young lambs collect together on the little hillocks and eminences in their pastures, racing and sporting with each other in the most in. teresting manner. Birds of the pie kind are the analogues of'monkeys, full ...