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PASTORAL. Balranald. Riverina Recorder Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

PASTORAL. Balranald — o ? Riverina Recorder Office, Tuesday livening. THa-weuther (luring the past week has lJcen very healthy ; nights a little cold, aud 1 ?ui'.uii sun daring tiio day.. On Saturday night, ruin set iu from the north-west ana continued more or less all night. Sunday morning opened dull and showery, but in the afternoon the sun came out brightly aud with a heavy shower about sundown tiie to tal fall registered here was 72 points. Hie mill was general from the Junction down, anil at Yanga 77 points; anil Moo-pa 75puints. JTeed is iu uhmidanec everywhere, and tho sandhills arc one green sward of mattidi feed, but the high state of the rivers has de prived the station-holders of a large urea of i ountry for the present, their slieep are now running on the sanilhillB, and it is to bo lioped the Hood will nut stay up too lung.. bliea ring—1 The number of teams going out back with loading, aud the lots of horsemen, passing up to. the hack country are sure aigus of the appr...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Sketcher. Old Time Amusements. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

Sftetcber. j Old Time Amusomcuts. Thoao who aro acquainted with tho customs of old Spanish towns in California know what cascaronos are, and aro probably fa miliar with tho ways of using thom and tho additional enjoymont they lend to all dnnoes whoro thoy aro used. To Buoh of our readers who aro not well posted in tho matter we will attempt to give a fow words of explana tion. Tho origin of tho cuBtom of cascarono breaking ia probably surrounded with as im penotrablo mystery as the identity of tho ' Man in tho Iron Mask.' 1 1 was brought to California by tho^early Spanish families from Mexico, and up to within a fow years past it was an attractive feature of every dance given duringacertain portion of tho year. Cas carono season begins, according to custom, at 12 o'clock Christmas night and lasts till Ash Wodncsdny, nnd any one of tho old citizens can tell of tho grand times ntcascarone bails in tho flush days when tho custom was at its height. Dances wero of almost nightly oc curre...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Good Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

(Boob Stories. She Practiced Economy.— This story is told of tho wife of nn eminent benefactor of tlio town whoso residence wns on tho 'Hill.' Ono day while tho lady wns in tho midst of preparation for tho midday meal (tbiB was in tho olden timo whon pooplo got up in the morning nnd had dinner at the proper timo), n cnller wns announced. Hastily leaving tho kitchen where she was overseeing operations, sho entered the next room, whoro the visitor was. Tho door between tho two rooms was open, ana pretty soon tho lady broke oil tho : conversation nnd called to tho ' help ' in tbo kitchen, — ' Nancy, doo3 the kettle boil ?' ' No, ma'nm.' ; * Then tho conversation was renewed, to bo ' npnin broken in n few minutes by tho in quiry, — ? 'Nanoy, docs the kettle boil?' ' No, ma'am.' ' Thon take tho pine stick in tho corner nnd put it on the fire.' This was presumably dono, for shortly after when 'ma'am' repeated her ques tion, — 'Nancy, does tbo kettle boil now?' 'Yes, ma'am,' wns the answor...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
5 AUG 87 Poetry. Unforgotten. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

? (5AUG87¥oetrE. a a a a r-1 i*mW ?-» n' n A-iiVAAA_ ^??MT^^50itcn - : ' iTcen tho nuld crrey hills aro thero I climbed In youthful days, . . ?: 1 kon tboro'e aye tho sccntcd air ; 0' heather on Iho braes, Tho burn nyo sings tho nuld timo sang Adoon the mossy glen ; An' glints tho leafy trees amang Far frno tho haunts o' men. - . ? Tho siller trout, in sportive ranks, Are loupin' still as freo As when I sate upon tho brinks 0' that brlclit, mimic sen. Tho mavis sings as lood an' sweot, ? v Tho bluebell nods as fair — If man mlcht bo a bairn an' greet, I'd greot that I'm no1 there. . 0, dear nuld Scotland— doubly dear, - Liko a' ]oys lost and gano — I danrna' think, when night is near, ? ^ ? That yo wero anco my ain ; '? ' For I mieht dream o' flood an' linn. An' then my heart wad yearn, . An' murmur, till it grow a sin, .? For days that no'or return. .. Land o' tho loved, I ne'er may seo Your mountains or your dew, But I hao broclit alang wi' mo A keopsakc, leal nn' truo— A bonny la...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Murrabit. July 30 [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

Murrabit: (FiitiW our- own Correspondent. V1 . . 30 Ine el'ops in' this1, district are still' looking well,, although we' have had! very little rain' during, the'past three'- weeks,: we' have had very few fiosts compaied toother seasons,: we had 0/ slight shower of rain last week and iv fall of another couple of inches would' put the crops out of all danger.- There is a big flood- now in the Barr Greek,. which will- oivn us a bnnVit.ifiil sunnlv. for irrigating, that is- if irrigation is1 is- needed.- ' I notioe tfiat' I liaVe' raibed; the ira' of your Koondrook correspondent anent' my remarks' 011 the Koondrook Tram way.- I may remark that as 1 am out side- of the tramway area/ and conse qjiently an- unprejudiced onlooker, that 1 have the advantage of your corr'es pondent, who,-, if I mistake not,- is look; ing a good deal after number one, and,, who views the tramway through differ ent speotaoles; If the tram will be' such a good payirtg concern why do the' promoters want to force...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
The Daughter of the Regiment. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

The Daughter of tlic Regiment. The respectable wcrl 1 which lives the com mercial life, goes to church on Sandnys, and passes away with a mortuary notic: of the most profitable character in tho news papers, knows and cares little for that section of humanity, tho members of which are in tolerant o£ the hum-drum existence of the good citizen. In every great campaign, wherever fighting is 'to be done, and courage finds a field for exorcise you will find young, and sometimes old adventurers o£ the type which it is the lasuion 10 proclaim oosoiete. Ami among these you will always findEnglishmen Xever was there a greater mistake than to suppose the British temperamentcold and calculating. The flush aud fire of heroic deeds always stimulate English blood to move quick and brisk in response. Chivalry in its ridicu lous aud extravagant aspect may be dead ; its high and practical spirit lives as virile nnd as influential ns ever. Thus then it was no marvel to find Gordon Graham, a bright han...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
movelist. DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

IFloveUst ' DAYS OF CRIME AND YEARS OF SUFFERING - An Autobiography. (Reprinted from ' The Australasian' of 1867 l)y Special Permission ) CHAPTER If. I suppose that a convict shut up in his cell has littlo clnim to bo regarded as a philosopher. Nevertheless, fshall somo times, when tho mood is oil mo, pliilo ? aophise. As in all other respects I am ? , under such rigid restraint, it is quite a luxury now and then to give freo uttoranco to ray thoughts, nnd express opinions that aro not procisoly conventional. Of courso I am m tho world's judgment ' nn incor rigible scoundrol,' a 'confirmed criminal,' 'lost to ovory Bonso of virtue,' ' innatoly depraved, and so forth. This is the news papor languago applied to tho class to v which I am now linked by my guilt; and I dare say tho papers only ccho tho opinion of that embodiment of goodness which wo call tho world. Personally, I havo no quarrel with tho world ; let it only pro nounco my story readable, and it is wel como to pass any cond...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RECORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

TO THE EDITOR OF TH-E- RECORDER*. | Sir, — It has fallen to be my pleasant lot to say that tho encouragement and support given to the proposed librury 1ms not as yet died out,*for the amouut already promised will,- I am sure, be 1 welcomed by you and, all who take an interest in the institution.- The criti cism of ' J.M.' in your ' Notes Here and There,' is not exactly true in ro spect to this1 motion- falling through. Butl- hope his Jbullocky friend will- do something to further this scheme.- The subscriptions 3- have' been- promised are strictly confined' to Our Literary and Debating Society, ad we ieilye it to tho Council to make tb public appeal. From the interest that has been^taken in this object, the Couiicil will see that if they start the bull rolling tliey are sure of support.- Thanking you in anticipation of the insertion of the ubove.— ifours, &C/, ; s. J. ttlrDK ffon. Sec.-, B Li & D. Society/ jft.B. — Subscriptions promised up ttf date, on behalf of the...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
GREAT SHEARERS' STRIKE AT KILFERA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE RECORDER [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

GREkT SHEARERS' STRIKE AT j K1LFJSRA, to THE EDITOR OF THE ltKttmMrt Sir^ — For some time past the' grazfcffs in tbe Riverina and Darling districts havo been advertising for shearers, offering 20s per hundred# in some in stances where the price paid for shear ing was 17s (id per hundred other year.-v This sudden rise of 2s 6d is undoubtedly due to the existence of the Shearers' Unionf and by offering tho price stipulated in the rules of tho Union referring to New South Wales they thought to induce shearers to sign their agreements and go to work as in tho p: evious seasons ; but, so faiy their efforts have, it appeal s, proved futile, as evidenced by th# strikes at Mount Manara, Martield, and Kilfeia/ The first shed to commence shearing in the back country was i\lount Manar&y wheie with little difficulty the manager ?fras induced to look favorably on the agi eernent provided by tho Union, and start the men to work under Union rules-/ At Marfield there was a litt.4' moro trou...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Benjeroop. July 30. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

Benjeroop. (FRtfrf (Sflr'tt OWN CORRESPONDENT^ ' July 30, A lifeeting of the residents of lhe! district was held on Wednesday even ing last, to take steps to erect a public' 'hall.- A- large number/ attended, and it was unanimously decijled to make air effort to put up a building for public: purposes, a place of the sort beiuy a' .great want, as the local- State schools' ' which are the only public buililiii-'-v have always proved to small too accomo date the public at the various gather ings that are held here.- The site chosen was at the Loddun Bridge,- near Miv Welts residenco,- and the Secnt.iy, Mr. Morton,' was requested to apply io' the Minister of Lands for a grant of one' acre of land, out of the reserve 10 erect the building on. A1 further meeting is1 to be hetd in a fortnights time,- when1 estimates of cost will be submitted, ^nid1 « plan adopted for raising the necessary' funds: The Rivet1' MilYrify Stills sliows no- signs of falling, and it is feared that it' will keep i...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
A Professional Confession. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

A Professional' Confessi'oir. Tlio following- art ii.'lo, from Iho Pkmooiiat and CiutONici.K, nf Roeliuntor, N. V., is of so 8t, rilling a nature, and oiuniiatoi from- hi) rcliahlu a Huuroe, tlmt i I is herewith nipnh liHliud ontire. In adilili'iii to tho valuable nrittor it oinitiiiiin, it will ba found oxcood iugly iiiteresting. 'l'o the Kdiior of I he Democrat' ifc Chronicle. Sin,— My motives for tho publication of Mi n in ii,,t n itiiRtiiil' stntoinontn wliiuh fullow arc, lirst gratitude, for tlio fact that 1 havo liuun uavod from a must liuri'ihlo death, aud, secondly, a ilesiro to warn all who ruad this Htateiuont against nointi of tlio most decept ive inlluuiiuua by whieli thoy havo-ovor been furi oiiniluil. It is a fact, that to-il iy thoua ands or |Hioplo are wilhin a foot of of the grave, and they do not know it. To toll liow I was caught mvay from just this posi tiou, aud to warn others agniust uoaring. it, nro uiy objects iu this uniiununicatiniK Ou the first day nf Jnub...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Maude. July 22. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 3 August 1887

Maude. (v'lioii cftjli OWN CORRESP'OiTDEtrT'.V July 22. ihere Iins been nothing of- any con- spquonco' to write about since yon re ceived my last, so Mr. Editor I must' tendeV my excuses for my long silenco. We have quite a charming landscape' view from our little town How— perhaps water-scape -would lie a m'ore correct term since the water lifts baclie-l - tipf from the river to such an ^extent; that wo have quite a little lake,- ttnfortu nately it is onJy a temporary 01 e-.- Speaking of water, it i-t in one sense it drawback, and indeed is» ?likely to bo still more so. It is1 no uncommmi , thing now for , the' conch to be 5 or 6 hours late,- and were' it not that Burton Bro'sv mail-driver is an experienced hand on the road, we' would in nil probability have no 111 il at all. The water was so deep in sun 0 places the last tri|vHliat- the water came thfotigh the doors of the coach. Apart from this, owing to the great:amouut of rain that has fallen1 lutely, the roads are in simply a ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Government Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

Government Gazette Notices. JuI.V 26.— A Public School proposed to bo established at Maude, hi lieu of tho existing Provisional one — Robert Macdonald, Dis tiiot Surveyor nt Hay, lins been appointed a niember of the lmul Laud Board for tho Land District of t'ay.— Permitted to pur chase, under the second clause of tho Lnn-ls Acts Amendment Act of 1875 : Neil Clark Turner, David itnnos, and Arthur Runkcn Biai'kwood, paiish Barrabco. county Wnkmil Snalpool ran, Deniliqulu district, £270 12s fid! — Revocation of temporary reserves : I.imil District of Dcniliquin, within the lease held area of fooolpa holding No 123. Part of water rcaervo 040, county of Waltool, parish Blil'rawang, area 188 ncres. Land district of Balrantild, within the resumed oi en of Claro holding No 51. Part of reserve 475, county Manara, parish Younga South, area nbnut 392 acres. — Reserve from lease cancelled i Land district 0? Deniliquin ; Avithin the re8umed area of Poem Boon holding No 4. No 307, county Wakool, ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
A Metaphysician's Love Letter [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

A metaphysician's- Love Letter Old sages dreamed, in lone retreat, Of visionary grace, 'That bad no tangible Concrete ? For secular embrace; Platonic love nnd abstract bliss (Unsnited to a world like this), That waste the rapture of a kiss : In empty space I xciu Mnyuuuiugicui luuit Is like the ether fine; But 1 prefor while I am here, ' An image less divine. . Angelic'soul in mortal mould, Whose lovo should grow as wo grow old, Till deatli round both his wings enfold, Such dream be mine I Say, shall wo seek, my psychic friend (Conjoin'd in sense and soul), Those incongruities to blend Into one cosmic whole ? So may the philosophic mind, AVith nature's ordinance combinod, Co-ordinanto us till wo find The rcsthotic goal. The lateBt and most elegant style for n bill of fare is to have it made up in imitation of nn illuminated antique manuscript. It is on parchment, and bears finely printed on the cover the arms or monogram of tho host or monogram of tbo host or bostcss, A leaf is devo...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
[?]umor. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

1bumor+ -. A Story for Druggists-— A piomlnont medicine-maker tells the following story: 11 It was about Hires mouths ago when I,! got. i\ -prescription .fiom a woll-knbwn. doctor, . which cnllcd for tlvuginfns of opium, lo bV taken in n mixluie, as directed. For fear of v acuidcnts I put the stuil in n poison bottle, and told the nurse who camefor it tobesure and iisn it for outwaicUnpplicalion only. Sho went off, and presently I got a stiong note xrom i no uocior, oruoriug nio 10 put up luu prescription -08 directed, tuid not intorforo with his.instructlonH, which wore tnblcspoon doses every three hours. As 1 had no wish to kill a patient and ruin the doctor, I changed / the five grain dose to one-tenth of a grain, { arid sent off the medicine. Presently the doc tor came in, white with anger. ' ' Dash it, sir I when I send a prcserip- . tion don't you dare to interfere with it I ' he .roared. ' ' But suppose you had make a- mislako ? ' I said ; 'I suppose you did not want to kill ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Paralyzed. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

Paralyzed; When Smith and Brown go a gunning, At the Flats 'noath the deep-blue skies, Their thoughts are continually running On the ducks they will paralyze. ?' ? Whou at night they return to tbo: city, And tell in their mariuer so wise, ' ?? ? ' Of the duoks that they killed, 'tis d pity, . They are telling n pair — o'— lies. S ' ?-.-? ' It hurt me' worse than you, uiy lad, IV punish you for being bnd.' The howling.son, When dad has done. Thinks/'golly, don't I Wish it had.' When Henry Ward Beecher applied f or a lifo insurance in the Union Mutual thirty years ago he was asked the usual question as ' to the health of his heart. His answer was : 'Experienced n peculiar fooling about the heart during tho days of my courtship.' Gladstone's latest article is oil 'Books' That Have Influenced Me.' Gladstone is English, you know, and can do no wrong; but if he were an American politician, now, he would write on ' Pocketbooks That Havo Influenced Me.' - One of our esteemed canteiiiporarie...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Why Woman Blushes. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

Why Woman li];ishcs. When mon in loneliness reposing, Awoke from that mysterious nnp, And saw, with wondrous case reolming, His gentle- Evo, in Eden's lap, . Tn eagei haste* to greet the fan, And all his hcail'swaim wishes spenk, He ciuslicd nioEC upon her check That loft its tint for cvei there, . ,

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Riverina as a Health Resort. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

Riverina as a Health Resort. MANif of as |mihh our lives without (jiv ing n thought about our HiiiroiiiKiin^M. or tho ndvuntiigoH we, us inlinliituils of Ktverinu, oujoy in common ovor tha |ioo|)lo of the const ivgion und citius. 'I'Iioho itilvnntiigr» nmy nil bo concun trutcd under thin liuiu), viz , that of health, or rallier tlm uiiturul moans assisting ur to imdutuin it ; without health thorn in no liu|i|-inew. It is said mull can only be really happy when for* gettni or Dili mortality ; wiien lie is ill or his constitution is umlennimsd he is constantly reminded thut ho is mortal, that his earthly caruttr must soon ter minate'; liin mind, preoccupied with future fui'oliodings, is unable to apjueci atu the rays of Htinshine that constuntly fall on him to warn his soul. Then his mind wil) no donbt wander and dwnll in wonder on the ways of nntnre. He will feol the l%'7rit]pneH8' of self. Ah .when tosHud about at sen on a fiail btirquu, he will feel the utter helpless iipsh of mull...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
Miscellaneous. Her Photograph. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

Ivj (iDisoellnneous* ; , ner Photograph. A picturo of adarkoyed girl ? ^ With ptnsivo, thoughtful air, Whose pure, sweet face looked fiom banenlh It3 frame of misty hair. ' My heart'was captured by her face ;: 1 loved -her at. llrst sight; _ ? - 'Sweet maid,' 1 wbispcied, 'lot mo be Your own true ehoseu knight.' And then 1 tried to find my qneon, t - I souglithor near and far ; Her pictured face shono on my'path And was my guiding star. ' ' ? But oh, how can I loll tho griof, The bitter grief to me, Wlit'.n 1 found out, boyoncVa doubt, ' . TheVo wasn't any she ! i'or this sweet picture that I loved (Kind nia'dor, do not laugh I) * t ' Tnrued out to bo a very good ' ? Composite photograph I And the fair girl whoso ponsive oy.es Had made my pulses stir, Did not exist, or rather there , Were forty-nlno of her I Oho woman's face wns-iii' my mind — How could I tbou divine That I, while faithful to one love, Was true to forty-niue ( 0 Science I You have done this thing, Ou you I lay tlie ...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Moulamein, Australia
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 10 August 1887

LOCAL NEWS, Lost to sight and memory dear — Tho Bal rauuld Wharf ! AosTiutuN Widow's Fund',— Wo1 are1 in formed on' good authority tlint tlio Donus Certificates in this Life Assurance Souioty t\ ill bo issuod noxt month, GbvBUNMKNT G A/.ETTB— Cbnditfoffial leaBOB' wndor clause fi2' of tlio Crown LundB Act of 1884 :— Lund District of Hulranald— Walter Bennett, Bulmnukl, 1821$ acres applied for, 4%{\ iicrcu unnavnntlv nvnflntiln nnmitu nf Cuira, parish of Qniandorry. animal rent, £S 12s 8d', Balmnald d^Btrfce, Mioliaol Bowdicanv Balranald,. 1025 auics applied for, 1020 acres apparently available, county of Cuira.. parish l'cnaiie, annual rent £l(i, Bal ntnald Land Diatriut. Siikarkiis, — A difficulty nan- arisen be twecoi the Sfjmitteju and incinbers of tho Shearers' Union- in South Austtalla. Tlio fetter refuse to work for lens than £1 pel 100 sliccp, whilst tho employers are only willing to pay 15s, Sonic non-union ehoarerff Were engaged to-proeced to a station at Fowler's Bay by th...

Publication Title: Riverina Recorder
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