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HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 19 January 1894
HERE IITII RERE1 j Br era ar Asort Towr . - d Tam rather more than puzzled abou.t these calculations of the " Speight and Syme jury "-I said t& Dot ie 'other evening : "I can't make head or tail of them. There are ninety to thirty votes about libel and want of truthbfulness. and sir to six about fair comment. What's it all mean? W,Yao's righlt and who's wrong, and'is anyone ever going to het at the truth? There are a lot of men ready to subscribe to help the plaintiff, end a lot doing the same for the de fendant.. And no one will get anything out of it except the lawyers." And then Dot took upl her own parable. She's a clever, clear-headed woman. Dot and the dog under the waggon together often make out. things that bewilder mne. " Its my opinion, John, . that these jurymen would have done a great dcal better, if they had done ?s they under took to do and held their tongues abouit the thing. You men are always talking about women gosipping over their teao. It's my belief that...
GENERAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 19 January 1894
GENERAL EXTRACTS. A roiuantic suicide has taken place at Montpellier, in the south of France (says the "Daily News.") .Francois Iouland, a fancy draper, of that town, had the misfortune to lose his .sweetheart, who died as long ago as 1880, and ever since then he had suffered from mclan chelia, and had freauently been heard to say thae he wished no was lying beside her in' the Sr. Lezare Cemebery. The other aught a grave digger was passing through the cemetery, when he saw a great semi.circular opening in front of one' of the private graves. On eramssnmation he found that a 'stone had been taken out of the etruc ture, and thait a body was lying on the top of the coffin within. The police authoritres were communicated with, and a number of oficials were soeen on the spot with lanterns. A strange sight met theirgaze. Upon a coffin was the body of a men. clad in black. In one of the hands, whlcb were covered with black kid gloves, was a heavy revolver. It was evident that the deceased,...
Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 19 January 1894
Marriage. Mr. C. C. Hilliear, Strath Creek, was on Thursday, Ith inst, united in the bonds of matrimony with Miss McManus, Reedy Creek. The bridal party left Reedy for Rilmore, midst a perfect shower of rice, old slippers and good wishes. The bride's dress was of cream crepon and lace. She was completely enveloped in a lovely veil, and wore a wreath of orange blossoms, a spray of which adorned her dress. The hrides maid, Miss Hilliear, wore flowered muslin trimmed with white lace. The marraige ceremony was performed at the Kilmore Roman Catholic Church, by the Rev. Father Heanie, Mr. E. McManus acting as besl man. After the ceremony, the happy couple left by the evening train for the Metropolis on their honeymoon.
PLAYS AND PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
LAYS AND PLAYERS. M Albert Chevalier, the suecessful coater personator, has recently made his ap 3earance as a lecturer in connection with a 4eting of the Playgosers' Club. The sub. ject was Popular Entertainment, and Ar Cheraliercommunicated his views on the abject in the apace of half-.anhour, an xample in regard to time, worthy I imitation by the majority ot lectures. e considers it easier to succeed on the regular stage, than at ' the musio halls, and is opposed to the selling of liquor in the auditorium, although ho would have bars and promenades outside. The music-hall, he stated, was an offshoot of the theatre, andit did not become the parent tree se disown its branches. Mise Potter, who for many years was a familiar member of the Royal Comic Opera Co., is stated to be playing the name part in Paul Jones in Mr Harry Staaley's company nos performing in Indis. SMiss Frances Saville is in the English pro vinca. with 1,.O i. ltao, O...a. i m(nanas. On the 4thDecemberohe made hera...
JOURNALISM IN MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
JUURNALISM IN MEXICO. "Haven't you worked on a Mexican news. paper " I asked of Dave Ward, the old tramp reporter, as we fished for black bass from the same skiff the other day. " Haw ! haw ! haw !" laughed Dave, as his wrinkled old face lighted up like a biglantern. "Yes, I had a 'sit' on a daily paper in the City of Mexico about ten years ago, and it was a rare experience." "Any objections to stating partiuonlars ?" "Noneat all. Haw! haw! Butitwas funny. I was on one of my trips around thb globe and got financially basted in the City of Mexico. I can speak and write Spanish, and it occurred to me that I might get a 'sit' on one of the dalies. " I dropped In on the editor of the govern. ment organ and stated my case, and he took me on the local department. I looked over the files to see how some local matters had run, and could find only about half a column a day, and most of that was three or four days old- when printed. I thought it a good chance for Yan kee enterprise and starte...
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
Spring Valley. :o- [FROMt OUR OWN CORREnF.N?DSNT]. MR. Joseph Evans opened his ensilage pit one day last week. The ensilage has turned out splendidly and the mnilch cows are now being fed on it with success. The fodder is of a light green in the centre of the pit whilst at the sides it is of a dark brown color. M?ost of the horses that I have noticed in this district during the last day or so, have had clusters of nits under their jaws. I am told that this is caused by the " hot "fly, and that when the clusters of eggs hatch, the insects will enter the flesh, and so I have singed the hair from under my horse's jaws. Whooping cough and blight are prevalent in this district, but the latter is nut nearly so severe as in former seasons. Grasshoppers are playing tearful havoc in the gardens and crchards, having stripped the trees of the foliage. The daily supply of milk to the Flower dale creamery, is 460 gallons and I under stand this is the largest supply at any of the Yea Dairy Compan...
My Dead. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
My Dead. I climbed tme mountain where the crested pines Shook down their needles to the darkling dews; The sunset's gold in faint perspeOtivelsnes Seemed melted with the blues in changeful hues. The arly scenes, familiar yet, and still How changed! No breath floats back from rock or tree; Each childish haunt is silent, and each cill Sings only mournful songs of memory. My gaze swept over every well-known scene, And then it rested on a grassy slpe, Where reddened leaves lay soft and light be. tween Each mound distinct within its narrow scope. There years ago, ah, yes, near two decades Ere youth with sweet attendant joys had Where birch sways low, and graceful maple shades, Each low, green couch, I laid my cherished dead. Secure from earth and all its changing hours, They rest, As beauteous seasons come and go, They heed not sun nor transient breath of Nor hurrying footsteps passing to and fro. One lies not with the rest, but far away, Where precious lives of men, like grains, were so...
Ladies' Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
Ladies' Gossip. Two young gentlersn, meml'er of the chemistry class at the Melbourne Uoi. verstay, lectured on the Chemistry of Cookery in the lecture-room of the Gas Company on Saturday. There was a good attendance of school children, for whose benefit these classes are arranged by the Technical Education Society, and the very greatest interest was evinced in the proceedings, many of the scholars taking notes. Many experiments were rendered possible by the complete apparatus kindly placed at the dispoeal of the lecturersby Messrs Rocke, Tompeitt and Co. All these experiments were followed with breathless atttention by those present. Mrs Davis. in the course of her admirablc lecture, has told her pupils what they must and must not do; this morning they were told and shown the reason of the previous advice, all being explained so lucidly and interestingly that the scholars had no difi culty in following intellilently. This lecture on the Chemistry of Cookery was given in place of a d...
Glenburn. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
- :O: [FROP OCR owN CORRESPONDENT.. FRUIT-GROWItNG must be regarded as one of the principal industries of this locality, which seems well adapted for such a pur pose, the soil being of a dark loamy nature. Mr. J. E. Draper is bestowing a good deal of attention on his orchard, which is situated on a nice slope on the Rocky creek. T'he orchard is eight acres in extent, and the greater part of this area is occupied by young trees of Mr. Draper's own raising, and which are of a healthy and good fruit. bearing nature. The yield this season has not been so good as in former years, but the crop was of fine quality. The orchard is well cultivated and cared for, and, together with dairying, it keeps Mr. Draper fully engaged attending to it. Mr. Draper's dairy herd is of the shorthorn breed, and the owner says they are good producers. The milk is separated on tie farm and the butter sent direct to market, and in my opinion Mr. Draper is the right man in the right place. Mr. Kummer, like \Mr. ...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Sweethearts Yet. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
THE LADIES' OOLUMW. Sweethearts Yet. The stream of Ids glihde on, rmy dear, Aa years and year, g by, But days of youth seem ever near Although its r:oesdie. Our love ls just the same, you know, Unting'd by one regret, A. in the vanished Long ?go, For we are sweetheart yet! 'Tie sweet to rest my hand in years, And spepk of bygone days, Of onstant love that etill endures, And perfeot trust displays. Old soenes now greet my sight again, Thosee scenes I ne'er forget; They didnot hear our vows in vrain, For we are swoethearts yet! 'Ti true the silver streaks the gold, For time will have its way, Bt love's first words, so coyly told, Are with us both to.day. The fleeting yearsmy pae along, Till life'e fair san shall set, Bnt joys shall still our pathways throng, For we are sweth ort? ye . L. -t. L.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
Advertisements. ' K:FATING'S LOZENGES.' ." A Simple Fact h.ihout " KEATINGS .CQUGH LOZENGES. AsI: throaghont the worhl, in nay eountry that eani I.e natimed, yos: will find them larc.,ely soll. TtLro is ahsolItely no rtmeldy tlhat is so speedy in giving relif, so certain to cure, and yet the most delicate can task them. !S A TERRIBTLE COUGH " .' 0-l, Commercial Road, Prekhtnam, July 12. " Dear Sir,-I am a ipoor hand at express. ing my feelings, but I shoull tile to thank you. .Your loIenges have done wonders in relieving mly terrible coughil. Silce 1 lad .he operatlion of 'Trlheootony' (the same ns the late Emperol of ierlllnnvy. and unlike him. thank God, I am still nlite) tperifiuioled at St. Balrtholomaow' l.spital, ino one i'onil possibly have had a more violent coughli it was so bad at tinles that it quite exhaunsted me. 'The mucus, which was very colpious and hard, has been softened, and I have been able to get rid ofit without dit!ienlty.-I antm, air, yours traly, J. I ILl ."...
ASSOCIATION MATCHES. BROADFORD AT TALLAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
ASSOCIATION MATCHES. BROADFORD AT TALLAROOK. THiE natch played by these clubs on the 13th inst. having been cancelled by the association, a fresh match was played on Saturday last. The Broadford team was slightly altered, but the alteration did not improve matters very much, as both the new imen put in were disposed of without saorine. The only alteration in the Talla rook team was made by Tom Kennedy taking the place of Darcy. The Tallarook captain won the toss and sent Broadford to the wickets. A tair start was made until the score had reaced 13 runs, when Begg. in cndetavoring to lift a ball to leg got too far undeIr it and skied it up to the wicket. keeper. None of the other players save Agg andi Tom I ardy made any stand, and tim innings closed for the small total of 29 runs. II. \cinnell was in excellent form with the ball, and secured S wickets for s6 rugs. Ot) Tallarco!: taking the wickets Agg opened the howling for Broadlord, and off is first over secured MI. Kennedy. Jack ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
Notice. Change of Owneriiship. SIHAVE pleasure in inhlrming you that M1t. J.ults F~ FaToie has taken over the " Courierr front ist January, 1891. He is a local resident and practical pressman, and has deter mined to do his best for the district, and I have every confidenoe that you will render him what aid is in your power. Yours truly, T. W. RASHLEiGH. TO THE INHABITANTS OF !PROAD. FORD AND DISTRIC'. Having taken over the business in connection with the Bt:oartont CoU:tatt: and Rln OrC EErE TIMES, I beg to solicit the continued patronage of the old firm's customers and friends, and also their co-operation in striving to make the CORIEr. a journal even more worthy of the district tIhan it has been in the past. I and my family have cosl.r to live in the district, and intend to per mtanently reside here, so that I am at one with you in your desire to promote the welfare of Broadford and the surrounding neighborhood. On my part I shall leave no stotne unturned in toy endeavors to promo...
SEYMOUR V. RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
SEYMOUR V. RAILWAYS. These teams met at Seymour last Satur day. Seymour batted first and totted up I14; Kelly 46, Jones 26. Iloss a5, and Gregson 12, being the chief contributors. Clancy secured the bowling average with s for41; Byrne, Ifor 12; D)aley, I for 23; McCulloch, o for 16; and Webb, o for 22. The railways made a somewhat poor dis play with the bat, six of the It men failing to score. McCulloch contributed 17. and the innings closed for 32 runs. Callan secured 4 for 20o runs, and Kelly 6 for 12.
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
General ewvs. IT 1s feared that the erops in the Canterbury district, New Zealand, will be damaged by the heavy rains which have fallen. In order to allay the financial panic which is increasing in Italy, the note t circulation of thie banks, including c those in Naples and Sicily, has been increased to the extent of £5,000,000. i Symptoms are apparent of a serious t disagreement betsween President Cleve- 1 land and the democratic Senators for the state of New York. The latter will probably endeavor to defeat the Tariff Bill, The tide of population has already set in again for the Western Aus- I tralian gold-fields, as is evidenced by the I arrival of the steamer Waronnga at Albany on Sunday last with 350 1 passengers from the eastern colonies. A French military force has met with a serious reverse near the borders I of French Tonquin. The iroops were ambuscaded by Tonkinese pirates, and I in the conflict which ensued 22 of them ] were killed or wounded, including several French off...
Sir Andrew Clark. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
kir Andrew Olark. Visited by a well-known member of the House of Commons, Sir Andrew Clark (amy a " Sheffield Independent" Gossip), after the usual examination, gave him minute Instrue tions about his diet, and, as a last word added, "And one algar after dinnor-mind, oe cigar." The patient returned at the end of the week looking, on the whole, a little worse. "Did you follow my instruotioua I" asked Sir Andrew. "To the letter," said the patient. "I hope you didn't forget what I told you about the cigar. You rather look as if you had been ezceed. ing the quantity." "On the contrary," saidthe patient, " one made one no ill that I had no inclination for any more. I never smoked inmy life before." The busy doetor aooustomed to begin by cutting doea the smoking allowance of his patients, quite for got to ase whether this particular One smoked. Iere is another of current etories: At a dinner party one night he noticed that the lady sitting next to him at table passed a dish to which he he...
Home and Fireside. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 26 January 1894
Home and Fireside, LITTLE INDIAN Gzxas.-Boil 1 pitt of milk., and mix Soz of fine k'lorador into a this paste with a little milk. As the ulk in the pan comes to the boll, stir in the Florador. taking care it does not get lumpy; boil for shont five or six minutes till the mixture is quite thick. KNow add orz of caster sugar. uir well, keep it on the fire one Inlute: tc score, and soix with it about 3z af dente cated cocoanut (unsweetened). Vell gresso a dish, and pour the mixture on to it. Let the dish be a pood sire, and the mixture nearly an itch thick; aetit on ice. When quite cold. stump out in rouods about the size of the top of a wine glass; chop finely some good richly colored gunva jelly; heap it in the middle of each round. thatit may look like a little heap of garnets. Put half a pint of stiffly whtpped cream iuto forcing bag and tube, and sur round:each heap of jelly with the cream: then sprinkle the cream with very finely chopped pistachloa. "ltRtWAsi.-I was advised to wa...