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Funniosities. Not Suited for that Business. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Funnlositios. Not Suitedl for that Business. "What's become of young Dimity? I never see him now," said a customer to the managing partner of a large drapery estab lhshment. '"I bad to dispense with his services," " Ahll" "Yes. Ie wau too exact." "Irdeeo I" "And too conscientioua." I never heard exactness and conscien tiousneea made the caues of a man's die. charge before." " \\ell, these qualities may be all right in their place, but a dry good's establishment is hardly the place for them. "I don't quite understand why." '" Well, I'll tell you. I happened to over. herr a custimer ask young Dimity how much a certsin piece of goods was worth. ' Well, ma'ukn, said Dimity, in reply, 'those goods nru sorth Is. a yard, but the price is .4.' You can see for yourelif what an im. praeuca?le man he was for the dry goods trade." "I heard you allude to Mrs Dulcet as a aueen bee." "asats, She has swarms of admirers." Sn-e-" Now, my poor fellow, move up to the table and help yourself." Ile-"Move...
Traveller. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Traveller. ---"-+ The City of Sevillo -It is a contitual delibht to trol.: through the slre!ts of this charming city. The houstes are built around an interior couert, and through the ielicato open work of the ornami nte ] iron doors, as you pass, you catch charrnin- glimpses within of columns and arches and flowers and foun. tains. Most of the streets are crooked and narrow, some of them mean lanes; but they are scrupulously clean, and in your walks you are constantly coming upon little plazas or parks with seats, and statues and trees and shrubbery. Fine buildings aRuunId, awll also ol, stan?ec? and qusairt ones-oil Moorioh houses with projecting upper stories, and arched balconies with sllcner columns and rich tracery of stone carving in doorways an l over windows. For hundreds of years thiashas been the home oi rank and pride and wealth, and it has beenenrichedl ,a.: .iorcd without stint. .\ Spanish proverlsais. " that fieville is the crown of Aod:uissia-Audaolsia of S:pain-and S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
G. OOD GRAZING. Every care taken Charges reasonable. Apply THE MIANAGER, Glendora Park, Sunday Creek, Broadford. General. THE "BROADFORD COURIER" is a First-class Weekly Newspaper Published on FRIDAY MORNINGS. RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION. Single Quarter, 3s 3d; posted, 3s '6d Per Annum (if paid in advance) 2Its ; posted, 13s. Business Notices. J. M. NEILL, SADDLER AN1) HARINESS MIAKEIR HIGH-SrREeT, BROADFORD. REPAIRS NEATLY EXECUTED. A large supply of hardwood timber alway on hand. John C01rk JBEGS to" announce to the Residents uf Broadford and the Surrounding District, that He has opened A Butchering Business IN IIIGH STREET, And trusts by keeping only First Class Meat to merit a share of your pat ronage. A TRIAL SOLICITED. John 'Mc Liash, General Storekeeper BROADFORD. IIAS on sale DRAPERY, GROCERIES, BOOTS AND SHOES. IRONMONGERY AND HORSE FEED. All goods guaranteed sound, and a reasonable prices. BROADFORD BREAD FACTORY W. PARKER, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BAKER High-street, Broadford. Picn...
UNDER SENTENCE in NORFOLK ISLAND: AUTHENTIC RECORDS. No. 7. FATHER LYNCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
111E 8$EtE T E NORFOLK ISLAND: AUTHZNTIC itCOEDS. --++---- No. 7. FhATtERt LYtiCI. The Commandant and 3taot Daniels were rrt srnptepaned for the aneretr that Lieuten :at OJgerd brought teml, bau they were very Suant concertied at the corviet: intention to e,,sarere their prieoners if hard presseed. tant they ~ould corry cut the threat was a.bslatety certain, and a council of the ofli cora was neld, .~ten the question of rescuing tnase men was rixiourly diecstsed. The clergymen and the medical oflioar who had returned from Longridge, neru present a: the dstcuseion, and the reverend gentle :_e-n most etrotngly opposed the command :.ut's suggestion that anl attack should be moade ot the rtebls that night. They nasked a, a favor that nothing should be done in hto! way of force, until all peaceful means hbd breen exhiauted. Their proposition was to interview the mutineers nret morning, seld try and persutade them to yield. Backed up by the influence of Major ).aniele, the chsief civil cf...
Bric-a-Brac. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Brie-a-Brae. -:o: A little child of 7 years sas shot by its brother, and lived with the whole charge of a gun in its brain for a month when death supervened. The fund to raise a woman's hospital by means of a general collection from that sea of one shilling is successfully proceeding. A grocer was attacked by a masked robber while returning homeatmidnight in Adelaide and in the scrimmage was shot by the villian in the leg.
Reedy Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Reedy Creek. [FROM OUR OWN' CORRESPONDENT.] A somewhat painful accident befel Miss Ellen O'Connor of Tysak on Monday. She was out on a shooting expedition when the rebound of an En field rifle she was firing threw her to the ground in such a way that her foot was dislocated.Theyounglady succeeded in quickly resetting the limb but has been compelled to seek medical assist. ance. There is to be a ball after the cricket match to be placed on New Year's Day between Flowerda'e and Reedy Creek on the ground of the latter. There will be a good orchestral band and everything done to insure a sue cessful evening. Hay making is now in full swing and some harvesters have already com pleted their work. A fearful wind storm passed over this township on Tuesday evening up. setting buhy ricks and doing other da mage. Whilst a youth was driving a bull through one of our streets the animal attracted possibly by the aroma of broiling beef, drew his awkward car- case into the kitchen of Mrs. La- Franc...
Power of Imagination. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
'koawsr inr-iI??;:on. A r::lthy aly ]:d I: tH:u.: in her throat cnt :i040i. tL::::. iti.:tie i ot er toothbrueh bhd ;one dCown and lodgu;.d in her gullet. Her I-ch.u,: dullj r.l w wo.re. It was badly in. fI ~mcd an.,! ,:!,n !cnt f:or he famri!y doctor. I em?ui;icd i: careflully, and aesured her St.::iat noothing aLn o the mater--it was a mere ervoju ducs ilu, he eaid. itild her throat troutlad her, arnd ,hOre heotouo 0 much I ularue d that e! t w ns . :re ?ue h?ould die. A I tr?d sur.:-;: t:.at nie r iruld ctll in Dr. oJu:lsc, : ':n: rtn jrat coo::metcing prac tice. l '. .i.i not : te:.: i:r;e : idea, but finll,- con-cr.::d, r.: Dr. Jrned, wrs called. no ra, u n o oe I d idresa and polite nt-nnler. 1, r loo, c tretlly at her throat, a;l:cd heI !or l: q:.?t:i3no or to the Henua. tion at o.: . r.. r t;ie .:l on eol mnlady, and ina!ly annout.rt .1 that he thogu;rt he could rea-, e hlrin :or tinot.. On hli le: od uo:it I:e broi;hil with him a eli.teA p:.r O , :tore:, p", in :,-: t,:utth...
THE DANCE OF THE GIPSIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
THE DANCE OF THE GIPSIES. The " flsmrrc," the dance of the gipoies, is of O:iental crigin. It has the impassive quality, the esl:uprred, tantalized eensuous. aess beloniritn to Eastern performances in the ealtatory line. It forms a popular enter tainment in caecs of the lower order through. eut the southern provinces of Spain. If the a dLer were one of a visiting party he would be conducted toward mridnight to a roomy, ro::.blink, dinoy apartment in the crook of on obscure and dirty street, where there mwuld be found a number of sailors,peasants nod "e' hules, with here and there a well ,.resced citizen. Tbeorder would be to sit at :.e small tables and drink. In one cornet is Sstange ricing to about the level of the fLee hlen seated. On this about a dozen men and wrocn conregi:te, the latter quite as :,ucrh Spanish as gipsy, and some dressed in ti~hts. The star danseuse, the chief mistress : the art "flamenco," dresses in a vol. L.mi:nous calico hirt that does all it can to c:necal ...
HUMOUR. The Girl Who Loved Him St. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
The Girl Who Loved Him Si. ? e4,4---- "Ha, ha i" said hluppie Fitzlewig, and he laughed in greateet gle, "I'm making love to a cozen girls, but none shall marry me; I sigh to them, and lie to them, and fall opon my knees, As I twist their trusting hearts abcut pre. cisely as I please." And the parlor clock Cleat on tick, tooeek And tihe gas light flickered low, As he waiting eat and he held his hat for the girl who loved him so. And when she'd frizzled her old-gold hair, and painted her faded face. She came, a vieion fresh and fair, with comely, childish grace. "Poor, unsuspecting eoull" thought he; "she little dreams that I Flit on from bud to bud, as goes the careless botterfly." And the parlor !look Beat on tick, took, And the gas-light flickered low. As he somehow planned to hold the hand of the girl who loved him so. And when the proper time arrived he fell upon his knees, At words be wished to esphasise he'd give her hand a rqueee ; There was no one near his taletohear, so be ...
The Biggest Gun in the World. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
The Biggest Gun in the World. The first three proof rounds of the power. tot new gun supplied by the Elewick works for the British barbette ship Benbow were firedon February Oth, at the butts at Wool. with Arsenal, the result so far going to show that this is the finest specimen of artillery yet produced. In length it is 524 inches, or nearly 441t. The inner tube is of solid steel throughout, strengthened by jackets of com. parattvely thin steel hoops. The length of the bore is 487 1.12 inches, or about thirty calibres, and the rifling, which consists of a multitude of small shallow grooves, extends for 307.2 inches, or about 33 feet. The diameter of the bore is 15 1.4 inches. The diameter of the powder chamber is a trile over 21 inches, and its capacity, 28,610 cubic inches. The twisting of the riding commences with one in 120 calibres, and increates to one in 56 calibres. The gun is mounted on a fine cast-steel track, which weighs 'J5 tons, and on the proof rounds it ran up the in...
NORTH BROADFORD V. TALLAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
NORTH B?OArUOBD V. TALLAROOK. This math took place at TaI1atlk no Christmas Day. The wsthbc wan fle, hiut the wicket was vary bumpy. tiav eol-* manced at J o'lock. tha vitorn b?tting raLt. The principal scorers m ere X. laHo ls (t?). . obn (1, rtrr, ired hurt). T. iKenny (1.5). W. Craig (1i), and B. Kenny (14. For Tal larook T. KeuneJy (2) wal sop s?err.. The muach resulti is a via fur North s roadord by d2 runs. Soores North Iroadfor& ... ... t11 Tallsoob .. .. ...
Bright Sparks. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
Bright Sparks. LITTLE girl, who had witnereed the pro. ceis of takmn a contribution in th rc--. " They pssecd the plate to me, but I didn't take any." " JEgsa," said a little girl's mother, "why don's you be good " "Yes, mamma, but it's so hard to be good, and I can be bad without trying." A LITTLE 3-year old girl was given a peach, She diespsed of everything but the stones, and then made known her predicament thus " Mamma, I have eaten the cloth and I've eaten the meat, but what chall I do with the bone l" A LIrrr? drenddaughter, elliie, was in a beautlful garden with a number of ladies one day. Lady No I-" This is a perfect garden ol Elen." Lady No 2-" Yes, and what a number of Eves are here." Nellie (7 years old)-Yes, and not an Adam to Add-um up." "STVrE," a bright four-year old, had been told that he must not ask for anything to eat when visiting the neighbors. Soon after, at the house of a distant relative, where he invariably found something to eat, he hung around with a wist...
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1891. The Passing Year. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
She reoadfoxr dourier, A . RA¢RDY CEaaE TIuss. PUBLISHED' EVERY,'FRIDAY. FRIDAY, JANUARY I, x89g. The -'Paslug lear. Br the time this issue sees the light the old year will have passed away ; and 1892,like the fresh clean pages of a new book will lie open before us. The death of the year has always been a favorite source of inspiration for the poets. Fancy delights to portray in the rosette hues of sunset the en chanted scenes which distance raises around the subjects of memory. And so much of sentiment envelops this transition period that one may find it perhaps a little hard to realize that the boundary line is practically but an imaginary one. We are so easily elated, and look upon every new coming event in the vain hope that it will bring us good luck and level the uphill road of lite a bit, forgetting that time is all of the same tissue and that our only hope lies within ourselves, and is a matter, not of surroundings, but of character. Nevertheless there is nothing to lose and...
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
Spring Valley. [PROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] The creamery project takes precedence of all matters of local interest. Last S\Vednesday evening a meeting was held in Spring Valley State school to consider what further practical steps should be taken in the matter. Mr. Jas. Evans occupied the chair and in a speech ex planatory of the obj-cts of the meeting spoke in glowing terms of the many ad vantaes resulting from the establishment of Butter factories, and of the capital facilities this locality held out for a creamery. He urged the great advan tages accruing from producers being shnreholders and stated that one of the objects of the meeting was to decide with which of the two neighbouring factories of 13roadford atnd Yea the promoters should connect themselves. Communi cations were then read from both these companies specifying the terms ofcon nection. The Yea Factory agreed to erect a creamery as soon as 5oo shares were guaranteed at los. per share. The holder of to shares entitled...
Little Folk. APPLE-TIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
Little Folk. AFpL'J.-Tilll,. i Tossing its booughs iu the brerzy morn, Toe mues:d old apple-tree laughs to scorn Toe skies that lower, the reains that fall, And chuckles: " I've plenty here fur all i All summer I'vedrank the silver dew: Tne euoshir.e has steeped me through and through; Come I ather the Irail I'rs saved for you, This rare October morn:og I " Under my shade, all the sumnmerlong, Tou quaint red robina have rung tlleir song; The lambs have slumb red, the grasses grown; But now I am left here all alone. Yet blithely I take my case, nor sigh, Tuough keen are the winds that whistle by; A rugged old apple-tree am I, This brick October morning I a Little ones, little ones, come with a shout, For here I'm spreading my broad arms out I Tne year is senging a sweet good-ny: Like flames around me the dead leaves lie, Foull soon 1'll be clad in ice and snow; But look! with their gold and ruby glow The prettiest bubbles for you I blow, This clear October morning I" GrEnOE CooPn.
Banana Cake. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 January 1892
Banana Cake. -44---- Any good cake recipe may be used. The one which with os seems best to combine economy with eatisfactory excellence has for its ingredients four and a half capluls of flour; two and a half teaspoonfuls of the best baking powder; two and two-third cup fule of sugar ; one and one-third cupful of butter and the same of milk, water, or milk and water; four ergs; and one large teaspoon ful of vanilla. First, the baking powder and flour are sifted together twice; then the butter and sugar are stirred to a cream in another dish, and the egg yolks and flavoring are added; the next addition is the milk and water; after this the well-beaten whites are put in, and the mixture is beaten to a light foam and added to the flour. This makes six good layers, and if well baked will be so soft, foe and light that it can scarcely be moved to be put together. The cup need for measur ing is asmall teacup. The simplest way of adding the bananas is merely to slice them very thin, and pl...