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Mechanical Science. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 17 June 1892
Mechanical Science. ---+- An ingenious Amerioan proposes to build an elevator at Mount Blanc which will be able to carry two hundred and sixteen per. sons at once. Gom arable, which was once universally usneed, has become very rearce and dear, and a substitute is being made from starch. Herr Frederick Winterhoff, of Cologne, has patented a process for preparing plates of glass to act as lithographic stones. They are said to be cheaper, free from veins and more eonvenient in use. Two marked improvements have recently been made in the use of gas for lighthouse illumination. One is a process of enriching gas made from ordinary coking coal by the addition of hydroccrbons and heated air; the other is the new dioptrio lens. "CeA. you tell me, my friend," said the elderly gentleman to the keeper of the camel, 'what the hump on that animal's back is fore " " What is it for?" "Yes, of what value isit 1" "Well, it's lots of value. De camel would not be no good without it." "Why notl" " Why no...
Aphorisms. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 17 June 1892
Aplhorisms. God helpl them that helps them eelves.-Fralklin. Slf deceit, is the veiled image of unknown tval, before which many lu: nry and rttiny lie prostrate. - Shel ley. None are s food of secrets as those who do not meai to keep them : such persons covert secets as a spendthrift coverts oney, fo:' the purpose of circulation. foltotn. Conetan y in labor will conquer all dillicu. Ities.-Trolope. No one is more profoundly sad than the one who laughs too much.-l-ich. ter. Just la are no restraint upon the free. dom of tie good, for the good man desires nothing wtch a just law will interfere with -Proude, I A lazy hbd is no argument of a contented heart.--Tlomas Fuller. A true ;iend of his country loves his friends ard benefaetors, and thinks it no degradatirc to commend and commemorate them --D;iel Webster. The chacest thing this world has for a man is afftion.--J. G. Holland,
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEY TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1892. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 17 June 1892
,z he irodfoto AND REEDY CalRK TIxis. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1892. Local and General News. :o: CRUSHaR. OTr.-Our leading article on t'te Shi:e Council meeting, Strath Creek and Glenaroua Notes are unavoidably crushed out. SUCCESSFUL TENDER.-Messrs McClel land and mates are the successful tenderers for burning off, ringing etc., the property of the late John Cavanagh. SroRT-It is probable that a well-known Melbourne Sporting man will take up his residence at Seymour says the " Express." He visited the town on Tuesday and inspec ted the racecourse with a view of seeing psr-onally :f it was suitable for training purpoes. He was in every way sa'isied, and will probably again visit the place in a mounh or six weeks for the purpose of es tablishing permanent quarters here. WaEnoso-Tyaak was en fee on Wednes day, the o:casion being the marriage of Miss Alice O'Connor, the second daughter of Mr John O'Connor, to Mr McDougall, The interesting ceremony was preformed by Fathe...
Rural Dairy Suggestions. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Rural Dairy Suggestlons. t IT is rarely the case that winter cheese. making can he made to pay, says a writer. Farmers who have large winter dairies are seldom in close prczinity enough to furnish .uflicient milk for the purpose, and even then they might consider it more profitable to make butter. Cheesa can 'be made in winter. however, as comfortably as in spring or autumn, but due preparation must be made for it. Both m ske and curing roomr 'hould be as warm as. the apartments of a iSelling house. The warmer they are made, the hss fuel will be required to keep up necessary beat. In winter, milk should , se-matured by standing in a warm terperas :ure for several hours before rennet is incor- i oorated with it. It is useless to think of maturing curd made from perfectly sweet t rinter milk, unless you took more than one 'ay for it. IT is evidently more important to ourry took in winter than at any other time. And nis is especially the case with cows, horses .nd other stock confided ...
The Dairy. Deep Setting of Milk. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Toe Dairy; Deep settlug of Milk. A correspondent say hehas tried deep set hng of milk for fourteen years and is rt well satisfied with it that he would nct oi any account go back to the bhallow settl:. This spring he has arrarged things tor conveniently than he has ever had them b, fore, and believes that the good wives .h have the care of the milk will read with in terest a description of his plan. lie utEE three.gallon tin cans for setting hie milk. The cans are nion inches in diameter ane thirteen inches high. Tee covers are made of one inch larger diameter than the cane, and with sides six inches deep--tha is, the lid when set on th. can extends down over the can Eix inches, but has a space for the water to rise between the can and the lid, which practically teals the milk up air-tight. The top of the lid is conical, and has a neck like an oil can, on which is Ecrewed a cap. The coonical top enables any moisture which condenses from th milk to run down outside onto the water, in...
Recipes. POTATO BALLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Rec ipes. . Mash boiled p.:rtoes and add enough rceam or sweet milk to moil'en ; add pepper, salt, butter and one beaten egg; make into balls, cover w:th flour qnd fry in butter. Frtera r TATOes. Peel and e!ice taut, t, panu of cold water; drain and season withl als and pepper, add one tablespoonful of dlour and mix well; fry in hot lard or beef drippings twenty minutes. STC\WED P-ITAToe. Ca't in elices twelte cold boiled potatoes; a add a pint of milk, a cabs!epo,nful of butter, popper and salt and a tableepoon of minced partley; stew ten minutre. FJErIl' otILEn POTAToES. Slice thib. add pepper, sili, and a piece of bu:ter the size cf an egg; fry brown in but. .g ".tr. .TAT'zS. Take tf'm as near of a size as possible. Wash very clean and on a elioe off both ends; bake in a hot oven. PL\tY OYtLET. Five beaten e'ge, oat cup of sweet milk, salt and pelpper, one tab;aepoon of corn eaurch; beit all together and try in butter. B;o,ILF-In CutDFraIl. P':ck the co::i,: tl mal: l piccr, soak...
Household. A Vegetable Maid. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Hlolusehold. A Vegetable Maid. ---**C BT AUNTIE, LODOn. In glancing through the-'ds" of all the daiy I papers, From she "strong and active girl" to the "lady for the drapers." In the "situations vacant," through which I duly wade, There's none that takes my fancy like the vegetable maid. S.ttice try to picture her-commencing at the top, 01 course her head (of celery) is surmounted by a crop Of fern ca lea maiden.hair, so delicate and green, Which sneeds the nss of monkey's-cap to keep it nice and clean. Dze?end a little lower and her earea(of wheat) descry, Perchance they may be barley, or oats, or even rye. With cheeks a little radish, and a turnip nose (to smell, Her mouth a stalk of tulips-which are cherry red as well. We must not fail to mention, though it cause 1 you some sorplrie That she beets an old potato in possessing greet black eyes. But, unlike iahst poor old tober's hers can both blink and flash, And certainly are not cut out when going for a " masb." No doubt the marr...
The Distress in Melbourne and Suburbs. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
The Distress in Melbourne and Suburbs. It is many years since Melbourne and the colony have been brought face to face with such widespread distress as exists at the present moment ; and although steps are being taken to provide work in as many directions as possible for the army of workless in the city, there are yet no signs that the iron grip of dire necessity under which some thousands of unfortunate people have been struggling for the last few months is relaxing. On the contrary, privation, want and semi-starvation stand gaunt and inflexible as the prospects to be gloomily faced by hundreds of sturdy fellows, who cannot, try as they may, get a day's work; while faintly, but with sharp meaning may be heard the cry of children and tne wailing of women. Such a state of affairs as now prevails, one may be assured, on all sides is unparalled in the depth of its pressing severity. From every benevolent or charitable society the confirmation comes that the cry of the unemployed is only...
Silverware Will Detect It. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Silverw:are Will Detect It. It ie said that silverware furnishes one of the most reliable. means of detecting defece tivedrainage. If it is covered with a black noating or tarnish soon after being cleaned, and after a second or third cleaning again becomes darkene 1, one may he certain that I there is something wrong with the drainage system of the house. Husband: Thank Heaven I am not as other men." WiLe "'. You are mistaken there. It is they who shoeld be thankful." ' We do our 'own weigh," ?say the little fish, As they wriggle their forked tails : "We do our own weigh because, you see, -We always casrry our ecales." Brine : " I don't see how you manage to get along with that wife ol yours." Ilenpecquo : ?I don't manage.. She does." " hat -o'tl you do if you were in my hoes YO asked the perplcexd litzroy pill of her GeLion; friend. • Change thla for a smaller pair," was I the consoling reply. Tlli,"l?aln (at the concert)-" I wisho that idiot neI: to you would quit beating time wit...
Glenaroua. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Glenaroua. PFROM OUR OW N CORRESPONDENT.] ---:o.-- GnAss is now growing well throughout this district as the result of the recent rains. And the fine prospects of a good coming dairy season is stimulating our farmers to take up as many shares as possible in thp Droadford Dutter Factory Con:pany, in order to secrre the establishment of a local creamery. We have some clever people about here. A well known lady recently made a bet with one of our farmers that she could sow more oats in one day than he. The challenge was accepted and the lady won "hands down." While a farmer was ploughang near Ireage, Cornwall, the earth over a minesuddenly opened and swallowed him up horses and all They tell into a hale forty feet deep, and while the farmer scrambled out the horses were suffocated.
Keeping Him at Work. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Mrs Bizziman: "Yes, inderd, my hueband is just abou: dead rýth rorhk." Sympathizisng Irir.nd : " Dear mp. I hoped is would be asier for him now. You Soid me Irt waeck that he had engaged a seeretary." Mrs i;izziman: " That's just the trouble lie has to work so hard to keep the secretary busy that it is wearing him out."
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. HE GIVES TWICE WHO GIVES QUICKLY. The Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for opinions expre..ed by correspondents. HE GIVES TWICE WHO GIVES QUICKLY. 7Te Editor of the Broadford Courier. SIR, In view of the fact that the present is a time of great hardship and suffer. ing among many hundreds of deserving people in Melbourne and surburbs, and further that owing to the recent deaths and prevailing sickness in the town ship a feeling of profound sorrow is resting universally on the district, it is generally felt that it is a most inoppor tune time for festivity and rejoicing. Recognising these facts the Committee formed to arrange a banquet in honor of the election of Mr. M. K. McKenzie as member for Anglesey,shave, inaccot. dace with his expressed desire, decided to forego the banquet and devote the amounts they would have paid for tickets to a relief funj to be raised locally in connection with the relief work in Mel bourne. A number of people have pro mised to take tickets for the banquet and we take th...
A Man Saved by a Sea Bird. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
ºL iMan Saved by at Sea Bird. A receel twas Ploughing through the waters of the 'uath A:la?ntic when a cry '' Man ovrcboard I" was heard. The man at the whclf brought the ship up in the wind and boats were lowered; but by the time this wan aecompli.hed the sailor was a qunttr ol 1 mile astern. lie kelyt up, however, and as the boat ap. proached a big albh?tro. wos eccn to daer at him, and the tIex: moment to struggle; then away wernt etio bird. flapptng violent!y, taowing the Eailer along the Eurfaco.. The mten ha?d to p:ll hard to gain it, and then it was fond t:eat thl: sailor was unin. jured and 'erehap ht d been esared by the bird. Hle was almost chaunted when the lba trrees f1w over himt in evider: cUriosity ; as it passed he seized its leet. The bird,in its fear .and terror, wsa setorg enough to tow him along the ou:face at a very rapid rate;
TOMORROW'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
TO-MORROW'`, MATCHES. Tallarook at Sdaymolr Benalla at Long wood Kilmore at Avenel Broadford a bye. Broadford v Kilm.re Rose at Broadford Broadford team to bj chosen irom following; Whyte, Synon (2). IIoban (2;. Lowrl. Bid strup, Jones, Rudd, Fothergill, Hluiomoth, Dobson, McDougall, Martin, Eaton, Dtvis, Temple, Ilorsfall, McLeod (2), Kenny, 1lloxham, Glements, Hardy.
Odds and Ends. She Wouldn't Listen. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Odds and Ends. t;t She Wouldn't Listen. "Madam," said a man on a Fitzroy tram car to the mother of a crying baby, " did i yoe ever give the little one a drop of I 'No, sir, I never did. And more than that I never will I And I don't thank anybody for advising me to give my baby gin," Enapped the mother. "You're in too much of a hurry, madam." persisted the mant, " I was only going tl euSgcst that a ltetie hot gin-" "And I am eurprised, sir," interrupted the woman, "that a mall of respectable appearance like yourself should want an innocent child to begin drinking gin-" "W\\ill yen allnw the to filish what I wanted to say, madam. \tby I give my own daughter gin - " Well, you can't give it to mine. Con dcetor, let me out I This man insists upon advising me to give my child gin-" " Yes--gingrr tea for the colic," ebrieked the man getting in the last word as tue woman plunged ontof the car.
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Spritg Valley. [FROM OUR OWS CORREs"OhnENT.] Mn Tuban is the successlul tenderer for the Flowerdale cret mery at £;9. The contract is to be finished by the end of next month and it is the intention of the Directors to have the creamery opened for workir.g by the end of August. The establishment of a creamery in our midst is stimulating the farmers to go in more extensively for crpp. ing. It is very gratifying to see that two or three of our experienced farmersare going in for fruit growing Mr John Duherty has about 3o0 trees, principally apples, which will be planted in the course of a week. Mr H. C. Carver who has been very ill for some time past is still in a precarious con-. dition ; Dr. Skinner's services having to be obtained twice during the present week. I would draw at:ention of the local coun cil to a gate which has been erected on the King Parrot Bridge, near Spring Valley which .s very dangerous and a source of con siderable annoyance to the travelling public Departure of...
Strath Creek. June 16 [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Strath C'reek. [PROM OUR OWN CORREPPJNDBNT.] June to A meetion oettbe saoemeursu the lowentale Foo aIll Club trok pl1m' last week. Tbo business woo the appr,inrment of o8iia buaeoms. JMr C. C. `;ilear occupied the chairo .nod tnse: tnhe p'rcreadings. Mr 1. Coom:e. wae naInniuIIae!iy -l+.eld captaiu, and i Ila Har.s hlcecapuin, Mr I. C. Sel aa cepled a h?rt g v,, ti ,uI preai?ency and 3Jus?lr l:ith: Lc. Richards. Jackson and A. Fuleth , sma Wni.. opreasbeats. A comniutteL fo' the IA'-'.e of ele loing the ground ptrvi n.dr aplpuinul, seported lavorabl i f ti:', l. oess of that walk. A m?aric lante:: e.itet:,;ument was given ia th l .od ',r,!::: H,:i rcernly in aid of thoe eoiel \c-Sea ru Chursh. There wasa fair ettendance. Scsi of the views, par ticularly these of Venice, were ecceedingly good as were also the pietures ofVictslian scenery. The Rerv Mr Lloyd, who was in rbarge of the lanteru ejpllainedthe disadvan. Etne of thn nuoadl room, and hinted some t'e'; very perni?.nt about the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
nuctiots. Osborn & Hudson's Sales. OSBORN & HUDSON, Auctioneers and Estate Agents KICILMOnR. OLD STOCK SALES AS FOLLOWY BROADFORD,-At P. Bidstrup'a yards. First Thursday in each month, Next sale, July 7 P'YALONG.-At Cooke's Yards. Second Thursday in each month. Next sale, July 14. KILIORE YARDS-Every alternate Sa turday. Next sale, July 2. Entries Invited. Land and clearing sales promptly conducted. Several Good Properties for Private Sale OsBORn & HUDSON, Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, Kilmore. THE MURRAY RIVER STOCK, STA ' TION ANo CO1MMISSION AGENCY COMPANY, LIMITED. With which is incorporated "Brown and Seward" and "Chanter and McKenzie." Capital £5o,ooo, in 50o,o00o shares of £I each. Subscribed Capital, £3o,ooo. r .Hold sales as follows: Seymour, 1st Tuesday In each month. - I Clearing Sales and Private Sales conducted. W. H. TREVENA, Seymour Representative. Business Notices. THE " BROADFORD COURIER" is First-class Weekly Newspaper Published on FRIDAY MORNI...
Obituary. DEATH OF MRS. FERGUSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 June 1892
Obituary. DEATH OF MRS. FERGUSON. Ir is with deep regret we have this week to record the death of Mrs Ferguson, the wife of our much respected and highly esteemed valuer and rate-collector, MrJohn Ferguson. The sad event occurred after a short but prostrating illness of about a weeks duration on Saturday morning,the im asdiate cause of death being pneumonia and exhaustion. The mortuary arrangements were en trusted to Messrs Rowsell and McLennan of Kilmoreand the funeral left the residence of Mr Ferguson on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock for the local cemetery. Nothwith s anding the inclemency of tihe veather a large number of persons followed the re mains of the deceased to her last resting place in traps and on horseback, and by thetime the cortage had arrived at the cemetery a large number had gathered round the grave. The service o' the Presbyterian Church, of which the deceased was a devout member, was impressively conducted by the Rev. J. A. Reid, amid many manifestations of s m...