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SOME SOCIAL OBSERVANCES: THE RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
SOME SOCIAL OBSERVANCES: THE RECEPTION. lecuptions are of the noon, afternoon, wedding, und evening variety, but the com mon or idiotic form takes effect in the after. noon. It is generally by a married woman without the consent of her husband, and for the purpose of gutting even with everyone ehe knows. The firet reception known was hold in the Tower of Babel, but that was only the embryoolo form of the function of today. Any married woman can hold a recoption, provided he has a husband who is unwilling, money enoulgl and enemies enouglh to snub. A husband who is entirely willing to allow his wife to hold a reception wouldn't be able to earn money enough to pay for it. The idea of the reception originated in the barbario feasts of our progenitors, where, when captives wore killed, other tribes were asked in during the afternoon and evening to pick them to pleces. We have advanced since then. Now the picking to pieces la purely mental, although it takes place on the spot. A receptio...
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endorsing the opinion of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communications bearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed and free from personalities, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELYN OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endor~ing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to iosert. communications bearing upon topics of public interest, whichl may be intelligently ' expressed and free from personalities, on. condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, baut as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDOR OF THIE EVELY OBsEMVER,'. ..Dear Sir,-Councillor Thomas in his reply " to Councillor Lawrey's letter said, My Council, after careful consIderation of the; road," etc , etc. It would be interesting'to kuow how Cr. Thomas acquired the right to. call the Council of the Shire of Whittlesea:. his property. There are eight councillors, who would not like it to be theught they were the servants ori laise of Counclllor Thomas. Presumpt!ion on the part of Couacillor Thomas could not further go. Yours, dc., RATEPATY?.
A ROMANCE OF COMMERCE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
A ROMANCE OF COMMERCE. 'Very clurious ?dn roumaitic urn tho ircium. btancon under which certfin fIlourishling city onterprirns hnve bele founded. T'.hero tlusnik, is Lils luilart of Ciheapsiae, as noblo pile of fauildings, orculiled Ily a lirm whonos nillln is as fhiusehold word thtrosughuttia tihe hkin|domi, Tlas fodlller of haltL |uttsli?oo wsas mystrstoi ounly irollppeld on tile doorotep of a ril?y clurch, nl sosent ly ths o Iuthoritfic to tbie Lronladling Ilunlfitlal, where lo olls Illlsllod ufos'r iihe rlttsrfh ina usftiton. It1 woo offer. wLr sts Pltrislat ) Itoa repfctui?hil Wllllll, wholli ulnlhirtlllolk tlll rillln him pI with he1 r llnU tlslltll oliriaslllll a ll ln-rh lo 1sf sassh llyl ll llrlnlsw fasintily. lions asflir flab, Inaui rico were iii fiats ftiiihuiollg ffilfspial aslont flaw sass lay as yatatag assal outsitfail lasty, shoes roatl a drn-'lh iititas alntlasiof sal iist cloll l I isi'nri -- irl'ltlll ittel Ioshroalldl its III)t ntsryv A rslafilts r a?in Is ltiat...
THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC DEBT. (REPRINTED FROM "THE AUSTRALASIAN INSURANCE AND BANKING RECORD," 20TH MARCH, 1903.) [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIO DEBT.. c Br OEonOE D. MEUDAL.L, (REPRINTB? FROM "TRn AUBTRALAsIAN 1 INBURANOH AND tBANKING RECORD," 20TH MAnou, 1903") In this young democracy proper managemont of the public finances is cmore essential than in older comomun ities with fixed populations and settled 'policies. Australia could never have reached her present stage of progress witieet the aid of the flood of foreign capital which has poured into the country from Britain. The amount of I capital invested in Australasian bonds and public companies in 1902 totalled £541,000,000, of which £387,000,000 case from the United Kingdom. Private investments from abroad are not included in these figures. Gooad finance is vital to Australian welfare, publio and private, and good finance has been conspicuous by its scantiness. The administration of the public finances has been purely empirical. The creation of the national debt has been slipshod and haphazard, and its genesis was unaccompanied either by ende or ...
THE ELTHAM RAILWAY. ALTERATION IN TIME-TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
THE ELTHAM RAILWAY°. ALTERATION IN TIME-TABLE. An alteration in the time.tahle was made on Wednesday last, let inst., and an extra train put on. The trains now ran is follow : Leave Eltham 7.35 a.m. ,, ,, 9.35 a.m., o,, , 5.5 p.m. Leave Prince'i-Bridge"?7.38 a.m. ,, ',n , '9.38 a.m. S ,, ,, .10 p.m. On Saturdays an extra train will run, leaving Eltham at 1.5 p.m. and Prince's Bridge at 1.10 p.m.
THE SHEEP STEALING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
THE SHEEP STEALING, CASE. ---o - Two young men named William Henry Sampsun and Cecil A. Lawsonn, and an elderly man named Seth Gill, were presented at the Court of General. Bessions on Wednesday, before Judge Hamilton, on charges of larceny and receiving. Sampson pleaded guilty to stealing, and Lawson to receiving. Gil pleaded net ulty to bot charrel was llege that on aEe 14th March, Sampson;liuot a sheep belong. ing to Mr Joyce esl. Smith's Gully; and that the animal was carried to the house in which Gill, Lawson, and Sampson lived. The Crown did not allege that Gill had anything to do with the theft of the animal, but that he had received it, or portion of it,' knowing it to have been stolen. Gill, on oath, denied that he had anything to do with the sheep at all. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty, and Gill was discharged.
COURTS. 1903 [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
COURTS. 1903. Courts will be held during the Year 1903, at the undermentioned places, on the days, at the hours, atid ono the dates bereitafter respectisely set out, liz. -;-,4. Name of Court Day Feb bnarcb April May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec Beidelberg ... onday ... l 2O 23.: t ,23 t 6,s27t ;25t 1, 22t 6,27i1 3,4t 14,28 2, 23+t 21t Anderson a Creek Monday ... 11 9 9. 20 8 13 10 7 12 16 7 Eltbam ... Tuesday ... 11 10 10 21 12 0 14 11 8 18 10 8 Healeauille .. Thursday.. 2 30 26 26 23 21 - 18 16 13 10 8 5 3,31 Lilydale ... Friday' ... 6 30 6.13f 6,1f 3,17*f 1..8,I 5*f,12 3*fIO 7, 14 4, 11, 18 2,9, 16 6,13 4,11 20,, 17 20,-.27 24 '22, 29 19, 26 17, 24 21, 28'f 2 3? 23't, 3020ot, 27 1"8' Ferntree Gally... Wednesday 9 25 25 29 27 24 29 26 2.623 s 25 23 Warburton ... Saturday ... 10 21 -21 13, 16 13 .11 : 8 5 3,1 2s 19 * Police Magistrate's visits. t Loensing and Warden's Courts, D. BTRITMAN, Clerk of Courts.
"STICKING TOGETHER IN ALL SORTS OF WEATHER." [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
" STICKING TOi?Trno IN Air. BORTiA OP W\ATnlIL.,"--The friendship between mwon and man which emwblem threm to ltick to. gclher In nll oorm ofr wselher In a trlendehllip worth heling . In tlmte of protperlly nnme or u onIl hardly dlltnlll?lsh l friend of this kind from one of the lther ronet. h1t let the storm Clond Rnllthr ndl we omon know who the ro friendtlo I. Adl when the clood, of ihkne, Rather abhnot ue'we torn unoo inially natnd Intilnrltively to Itollownv's ills ond Oliotlmient, They Aro the only friends whec frihdtlhlt is worith a rai at sthll t ,irs. Wei know it, atnd we Itrn to thon, t,,ntIlent In Ith knowlodlg tihat they will restater s to hunlttt.
H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES. THE MOST DILIGENT "WORKING MAN" IN THE KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
HR.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES. THE MOST DILIGENT " WORK ING MAN " IN THE KINGDOM. It seems somewhat curious that one man should be born a pauper and another a prince ; that one should be en dowed by naturu with physical and in telleetual gifts, and another with small stock of either; that one man should have opportunities of culture and deve lopment thrust uponhim by llis environ, ment and another should have to drudge through a life of hard muscular labour with little or no chance of sell-oulture. It is still more curious to reflect that on coming lnto this planet, one is given no olo!ce in any one of these particu lars. Nature appears to give plenty to one and poverty to another haphazard, ins it were, and, so far an we can see, without rhyme or reason. According to human ideas of equity, she ought at least in justice to bestow on each parson the same chances. But this is evidently not Nature's way of doing, and perhaps if we knew a little more, we should be willing to concede that sh...
WEDDING CUSTOMS OF THE PAST. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 3 April 1903
WEDDING CUSTOMS OF THE PAST. There used to be a little Irish village in which the postman always gave a present to the bride, and received a pound of tobacco in return from the bridegroom. Formerly it was quite usual for gloves to be distributed at weddings, each in vited guest receiving a pair before tihe ceremony. Quaint old P'epya, in his diary, describes how, being present ut a marriage service, lie " lhad two pair of gloved, like all tile lest," which suggests that the bride und bridegroom were desirous of making a generous show. IJerriek wrote in his " Huspridas ": " What posies for our wedding rings, What gloves we'll give, and ribban ings." PRESENTS OF CLOTtHES AND GLOVES. Once upon a time (says the" Western Weekly News ") wealthy bridegrooms were expected to present each belfry man with a new set of clothes; so, if many rich men got married in a parish, the bell-ringers' wardrobes became re markably well-stocked. Another custom connecting gloves with weddings is mnen tionre...