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HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
MJERE AND THERE1 Br T ?I . MAJ AnocT Tow'N, Even the warmest admirer of Eve's des. eendents will admit that there was munch force in the advice of ,Mr Weller, senior, to his simple-minded son to beware of " id. .ders." True also was his statement that a stage coachman of the old school was a privileged person among women. All could confide in him, and he had about as free a hand in thoe wayof road.ide flirtation ea a man onad desire. There might or might not be "everycare,"butthere certainly was"nores- I ponsibility.' It is much the same with a sea o captain and his female passengers. The place of honor is next to him. He can make 1 one envied and hated of the others. lie can check a flirtation or wink at it, as it may plesno him. IHecan confer all sorts of privi. leges, and according as he keeps his head ( or loses it so are his paths pleasant. I But off duty ho is but as others. Worse off sometimes. Your elderly mariner, when not t in command, is something like the man from t Croa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
Advcrtisements. SIIFATINtGS LOZIENGE." " A Simple pte I-ut " ii,'AI''IINiS' tCOUGI L D V . -A l-,-.- , the world, in :ay iountry t lhal i-eaht tni:id, yoi: will !tiid thlln arg.ly >. 'Ilhere is labsohllutvly no remedy trhat is .. spt-edy il giving' relief, so certain Ito clre, and yet the timst delicate cnll Italk S 1 litl111.'lll I CI)U lll." .I Countaeri.t Roidl, Pelclinam, Jutl 12. SIte::.r ir,-I :tia a poor h!and alt eiprcts. iy my .clin,_, lut I shounld like to than k vy,, Your rl ).cngcs have done wonld, ,s in r, .eving ity terrihd coughl . Siue I ltad te opleratitn of 'Tr.".wheotomny' (the :omte ,, thile late 1tpeun.r of Gl ermany, and unlike Lim, th:)nluk God;. I 11t still alive) ,perfrme,. it tit. \>:hth,>loun w's I.ospithl. tio one~u.I,. p ibly I'ivo had ia monre violent rconuh it v..-n so lleal at times that it qulite ..hi oel.,ld ne. Vh x. ucusn, which was very uoletius :inl hari, has been softened, aid I have beent ?bhle to pet ll ofit without di:llculty.-- sti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
NotijtiS. ALE. (No. 7441) of Crown Lands, in Fro 1, ,simpie, it the Couttr lous.: Sy- v . n. un TUFODDAY, the TWENTY i.I'il ay o? SETTEHli:1',i!, t193, a cleven o'clock a.nm. TOWN LOTS. Ilro?dford, parish of lroadford, county of, )all::.-ie.-In anmison and Sutherland otreets; up.rit price £4 per lot, charge for I t;urvey L 1.-- ot I. area 38 1-l0, allotment i , section 43; lots 2, 3, 4, area 3Sp each; :dilot 3, 5, 7" ':'tion 43. Fronting First strcet; upst pace i4 per lot, charge for F survey £,.--Lota 6.6, 7, 8, area 3,p each; :Ilots IS, 19. 2o, an' I, sec;on t6. Fronting t Ilawdon-strect; ;rt .t trice £4 per ,lt, charge for survey .t.--1. ts 9 to 14., area aSp each, ialots 2, , 4, 5, 6, 7, section G. Fronting White-stre.et u;,,et price 1,4 per lot, charge for sursec i.--Lots 15 to S, area 38p each, allots ', n, o , t, section 6; valuation on lot 17, ii 5, Mrs. Iroawnbill. Fronting Ferguson-sutc.t; pset price 64: per lot, charge for s lret .Ct,.-Lots 19 to 24, area 3Sp each, allots...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
Business K ? ces. WANTED TO UJY. " AIAIT and Opossrd Skins, Hides, l Ub Bark, Sheepskinyand Beeswax. LLOVYD.PO"rAND MAGINNIS are ca, purchlas rs of any quantity. :LU;BERS & TINSMITHS Blair and A au; HIGH-ST, BROADFORi CREAMERIES & PRIVATE DAIRIES Fitted up with TANKS, MILK & CHEESE VATS, &e. Milk and Cream Cans at reduced prices, rs. Abley, MIDWIFE AND LADY'S NURSE PI't AGEIt Sr., Broadford. Frst-class lie frence... W. Palmer, BIOOT AND SIIOE MAKER, BROAPDFORD. IADIES' and Gents' ooots of all descrip - tion made to order. Aspinall's Enamel, In 150 beautiful colors. UTSED by all the aristocracy of the old country. Non-poisonous. Easy of application. Dries quickly. )Does not crack. Revives and beautities old chairs, baskets, bedstsads, &c. It is a plrasure to use it, and the results are most pleasing. SOLD BY ALL STOREKEEPERS. ~McLean Bros. & Rigg Limited, Melbourne, SOLE AGENTS. NOT ICE. TIIE best and cheapest stock of Electro-plated wa...
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1893. An Extraordinary Proposition. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
AND REEDY CREeK Tici?ns. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. --------- -- ------**---*** t-.:'.A', >EPTifMilBIt:.R I, 1-33. .a Ex:,:tra'i:na:' 3ry Propo sitioln. THe complacency with which certain members of Parliament contempllate additions to the hordens already borne by that ati5,1.t ata:inl, the taixpayer, is wo ;srthiy o0 ,e tlh:u. pa?-:in: re sari:. For the ask of roul:iity il sore, itsIa:nce', uand alctuli.-ty ir. others, imembler o Casios. lly Ce liti tlhitselvees to si ngliAr litne of con duct. Thus, on Tuesday ni Mr!:-s A. 3iLei.xC:' sent L~bfore tire hNouse with one of those extraordinary proposiiouns with which he is in the: !habit of astonishing the Victorian public. 1He asked the Premier " if, viewing the ,impossibility of a person without S......carling on. in actlion similar t.- thO sBiEagl V. S?en case, on account of its stupendous expense, the Government would take into consaidera tion the necessity of intr bducing legislatioi to reduce lthe costs of legal proceedings, so a...
TOLD BY A THERMOMETER. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
TOLD BY A THERMOMETEIR. o-0 I am a plain ordinary thermometer, and I I hang out in front of Pillson's apothecary shop. I have been hanging in the same place for ton years, through good weather and bad, and the ridiculous things done and said within my notice in that time by people living in the neighborhood would stock a writer of farce-comedies with material for his prize production. See this sour-visaged follow staring at mo now lie is a miserly skinflint of a landlord who hasn't enough blood in his veins to furnish the color for an honest blush. He would swallow an insult without a tremor if it meant an extra dollar in his pocket, and he would turn a help less tenant, roolless and hungry, into the street for non-payment of rent and never feel the warmth of a genuine regret for the misfortunes of his victim. Yet on hot days he stops and gazes at me-for the reason, I suppose, that it costs him nothing and if my mercurial spine happens to have humped itself up into the eighties ho g...
Rabbit Destruction. THE NEW INSTRUCTIONS TO INSPECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
I abbit Destruction. TIIE NEW INSTRUCTIONS TO INSPECTORS. TuE following are the instructions which have been issued to the police, who have taken the placeo of the inspec. tors, by Mr. S. J. Black, chief inspec tor : 1. Inspectors will be required to visit all infested lands within their respective districts. 2. When an inspector finds rabbits on any land so visited, he must give notice as required under section 14, Vermin Destruction Act. 3. Great care must be taken in fill ing up the notices, " Names of owner or occupier," riding, shire an:l acreage. The ra epayers' roll will supply this information, and can be obtained from the shire secretary. 4. As soon as possilhl after the expiration of fourteen days from ser vice of notice aforesaid the land must be again inspected, and, it satisfactory work has not been done, action can be taken by the Inspector under Section 5 ; but no undue harshness should be used in enforcing the penal sections of the Act. Inspectors can use their discr...
The Broadford Cricket Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
The 11roadford Cricket Club. ANNUAL MEETING. d Tnm annutl meeting of the above was held at the Broadlford lotel on Satur- 1 day evening, wilen there bas a me lare aitenldance. Mr. Ptrvecou ;wa5s vortd to~ the chair and the minutes of last annual 1 meeting an. repoat and hIlaiace sheet I haid just bcen rear and and coirimed whenli Mr. C. E .. Ioyd, lr. Skinner, and a. number of othler gentlemen put in anI appearance. The ba:ting average trophy having been won by i' r. T'traise twas hand-d over to that gentleman. The bowhng average was wion by M1r. Iothergill, but as he was not present, the Secretary was instructed to hand over the trophy to him. The election of oficers followed and resulted as tolloews :-President : Mr. James Macdougall ; rice-pre-idents : Messes. C. E. Lloyd, .I. K. .McKenzie, Alex. McLeod, L. R. I.loy and ) r. Skinner ; patrons : Messrs. P. Ilidstrup, M. Mcl.eod, Jas. S. Brown, J. 3Icl.iesh, and II. Corney ; eecretary h: r. Dobsonl ; Captain : Mr. Trezise; vice-cap...
THE PASSING OF HOGAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
THE PASSING OF HOGAN. ---I --- I regret to say that Michael Hogan is dead. As Mr Hogan's wake has been &nbsp; celebrated with a proper number of candles &nbsp; and bottles and his funeral expenses &nbsp; paid by the High Order of the Green Fir, he is quite done for. As Hugh Hilarity says: &nbsp; "Hogan was a good mahn-a mighty good mahn. But he's dead." Mr Hogan was a brick mason by trade, having acquired his knowledge in New &nbsp; York city from observing others while he &nbsp; continually passed up and down a ladder, &nbsp; carrying mortar. By occupation Mr Hogan &nbsp; was boss of a sewer gang, and used before his death to spend his time in standing at the &nbsp; mouths of sewer traps and shouting direc- tions to the men working below. &nbsp; GURRLISH GLEE." &nbsp; &nbsp; The manner of Mike Hogan's death was &nbsp; this :-On the 4th of July he attended the annual picnic of the...
[?]rth-East and South. [?]ES ON LOCAL AND GENERAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 15 September 1893
jl'ul,-E ,lst ;leti ,ot.?tli -ES ON ILOCAL AND GENEI:RAL IAFF.AIIRS. j (By W\'x.ow.) 1Mioslutx next tile first meeting of he Counccillors of the Shire after tile recentllt elections will be hell, n1d( rate /pavers will ihecurious to see whether pCandidaltes, who have been so successful as to be electedl, nill redeem the pledges 1n1ade publicly by them. IThe first qlquestion will probably be thllat of lu. ney and whailt savinlgs canl be Ilmadle. The past municipal )year is gone. Founds were not over plenlltifln, tand whenIl people grumlled at more works nIlot Iheing takell illn hand tley were invariably mlet wiith a reply sometlhing like thile notice put up in tile .mericanll church, where the sillngingll was of a stonuellh-acho kind: "Donr't shoot at the choir; they do their best." The coming year will, however, Ie anl imlportant one in tile history of Broad ford township and shire. Broadiord hIas lately cone luchl into nlotice in Melbourne and in other places in tile golony. With a...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Happiness. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Happiness. n othera good, its own to find, Brings joy to noble heart. But lasting bliss and peace of mind Comes but to those, who, true and kind, Themselves this good impsrt. Though earth is asd end full of woe, In this their looting joy, We seek for pleasuro high and low, And little reek how much we'd know Should we such .an?n employ. For it hns ieen c!ecreed by one Who WVi:"o a smud Love, That self ou eur: must be ·abdued, Which donJ: we lid our joy renewed. In joy of hb.:.',n above. --r?nr ADEN.
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
WIT AND HUMOUR. " They ought to have a little girl show as well as a chicken show," said Mollie. "I deas there's lots of people who'd like to see mee." First Reveller: ' It's 12 o 'ock ; aren't you going home " Second leveller : "Not yet ; you see the old lady doesn't sleep really sound hrelore 2." She : " So she married that bnlbeaded old scamp ! Why, i heard he ha! been black balled at every club in toen r" He: "That's why he married ; for a home." She: " How was your spee h reeirved a the club the other night ?" He : " When I sat down they said it was the best thine I ever did." "What is sweeter than a friend you can trust ." asked Gus de Smith. "'To have a friend who will trust you," replied Kosciusko Jones. ar'AS tic lyrt,. Casey was digging a ditch in the streetin front ot his house for the purpose of making a connection with the sewer. Ie had a large pile of dirt thrown up in the roadway, and he was rapidly increasing it when s:opped by a policeman. " Phat are yez doin' there...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
IHEIi AD THEIEM, o- ,B BY rTie MaeN ACor ToWt, e_ It's a terrible thing sometimes to be a re 1e presentative of royalty. The Viceroy of er Ireland has many consolations. He can re kiss the youthful debutantes at his court, and r. if some be a trifle off color in the way of s. youth, they are proportionately grateful. A Even the Viceroy of India can get away to the Hills, and the diversions it of Simla are of an exciting, not to say spicy, order. But out in Australia a Governor has sometimes a sultry time of it. SHe hss generally a large stock of orders on hand for openingbuildings, bazaars, etc. He is is expected to say something new about it anything at the shortest notice, and to ,f be widely interested in everything from ;o ensilage to calisthenics or esoteric Baddhism. d noe has frequently to travel long distances d with members of Parliament ! He has a e larger visiting book than any other citizen, 'r sand, consequently, is more frequently bored. s yet the unkindest cut of all ...
Reedy Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Reedy Creek. - :o: [FR0on OUl O!W CORRESPONDENT.] IMESSRS. Reid and Waite will crush 20 loads of stuff from the Unionist claim this week. A party of surveyors arrived to-day to survey the " Empress of India " lease. A very successful meeting was held at lMcjlanus's Hotel on the 19th inst. for the purpose of forming a local cricket club. Mr. Joseph Sh;ws was voted to the chair,and in a very lucid 3peech explained the object of the meeting. It was finally decided to form a club, and aoout "o persons were enrolled as members. It the meeting, Messrs. E. Balmer and P. W. MlcManus were duly elected as secutary and treasurer respec. tively. It was lecided to hold another meet ing on the 3rd if October. On the motion of A?r. Baren, econded by Mr. Balmher, a 1 yote of thanks was passed to the chairman. Mrr. Shaw duly responded. A valuable horse the property of Mr. J. B. Selby, of Strath Creek, managed to fall into a water-hole at the rear orf MAc31anus's Hotel, the other evening. So tightly ...
Shearing in Scotland. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Shearing in Scotland. Here is a paragraph from a London paper which should be enjoyed by Aus traian shearers :--"A sheep is shorn in Scotland in three minutes. On the Dunbartonshiro hills sheep farmers are busy gathering the ?rol crop just now. Five expert shearers can clip a thousand sheen in a day the record time to strip a fleece being 2nmin 30 sec. A machine for the purpose was lately inlented, but shep herds prefer to work with the old-time shears-as speedy and as trustworthy a process. The sheen are silent during the operation, but set up a lamentable bleat lug when released." It will be observed that there is no reference to tar in this somewhat entertaining paragraph. Owing to the number of fatal duels durng the past three years, the .Minister of Justice in St. Petersaburg has found it necessary to legislate against the prac tice. A new law has therefore been promulgated, according to which any person killing another in a duel renders himself liable to imprisonment foraperio...
The Age of Parrots. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
The Age of Parrots. Referring to a paragraph which was pub. lished concerning the age which parrots have been known to reach, Mlr James Clarke writes from Taroom :-" I have now in my possession a red-shouldered parrot that was taken out of its nest in the year 1SG7 at Rochedale by my mother, and has been in our family ever since. It is now apparently in good health. We also had a rosella parrot for about eighteen years. Both parrots eat i what we use ourselves; nothing seems to disagree with them." The " red-shoulder" is thus twenty-six years old. In the same connection information has reached us that a king parrot now in the possession of Mrs Charles Mullins, of Hamilton road, Brisbane. has lived for at least twenty-nine years, having been ob tained by the late Mr M3ullins from Mr Moody, a farmer at Cooper ' Plains, in 1SG7, when it was three years old. 'Ve shall he glad to bear of other instances of longevity. -" The Queenelander."
THE REEDY CREEK CHURCH, &c. To the Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
TIIE IIEFI.Y CREEK CIIURICI!, &c. To lthe Edit.or "fthe Bro,tdf?ord Courier. StI.-On resing your issue of the I5th inst. I notice a few re nl:us refer, ion to the above which I c tn hard:y al ow to pass with1'tt commtent. It is difficult to comprchend why a clergyman should characterize any effort, which questions the justice of depriving 30 or 40 P otestants of their !dace of worship, as " from a frivolous source." Your correspondent also remarks that "if any person entertains any honrlt scruple or sintere objection to the probable removal," &c. Is it posqiole that he thinks any Christian man or woman who honestly follaned the dictates of tonscsence, when the spiritual welfare of their fellow creatures was involved, would not I.pld any siocere and hounst objections to such a proceeding, or would sit quietly by without protesting against it ? Another point for cos,:derationn is-li the " wished far chance." which my letter gave, ;tas sincerely wanted by that gentleman...
The Touchstone. I. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
The Touchstone. o I. I told mine enemy the truth-his brow At first grew stern, and, from his angry eye The lightnings tlash'd. But soon hespake: "'Tis now I see I judged you falsely. Wrong was I, Forgive me for the past, and let us forth, To roam thro' peaceful meads, all strife at end!" So. arm and arm we went-no longer wroth The truth had made mile enemy a friend ! II. I told my friend the truth. He bravely smiled, And with a gracious courtesy averred : " Your candor pleases me !" yet 'neath his mild And glad exterior a something stirred. Which plainer caid than words : "We are estranged For evermore. Your lance hath wounded me Past all redress!" Love had to hatred changed: The truth had made my friend an enemy! -ELEANOR C. DO.xct.E , in "Philapelphia Ledger."