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FRANK LAYTON. (AN AUSTRALIAN STORY.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 15 January 1876

FR ANK LAYTON. ' (AN AUSTRALIAN STORY.) BY G. E. SARGEANT. S . (pnoU "LsIUBB noun.')'. THE man' turned upwards a counten ance of sullen obstinacy, and refused to ob6y,' defying the officer to interrupt him in lhs legal labours. The,, commissioner sprang from his. horse, aind the next moment was'in the, hole, boinfrohtitg tho'erecusaut; with a ,pistol, 'pacaig the '.'disengaged hand' on his: collar. The bully quietly ascended, and as quietly submitted to a pair of handcuffs, placed on him by the officer's only' "attendaiit.' Scires of diggers ,itnessed' ,the. cne6-rough'i ad dangerous, !too, they, might .have been thought--while hundreds were within call; but none bani'to the rescue; and the inan' was-marched: off,'amidst, the jeers 'of his' fellow-iners, to'beg for givýiess, iihdpay the disputed lfe. "Ratherdangerous. work, this,, s/r, was the natural remark, of Eflingham. ', "You may think' soj. but .I do. not.! Trhere, 'are .enough' seionblo men at thlb' 1. ggingqiito indiatp.,tiI...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CRICKET. SKETCHES BY PRYING PETER. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 15 January 1876

CRICKET. SKETCHES BY PRYING PETER. "Crude thoy are I grant you,,. A 'sort of unlfdkOd, incondit thlngs.": : '' ,Cis. LAFS. 'Theo,Southern Cross C.C: is fast singkin intd that' oblivin; w'hicht is:'tl 'fati 'of all cliibs' wh ivill persidt, in';carryigI outi a certain plant of action,::which had provod itself to bo doterimontal ?,t}e.interetseof tho,19lubadopting the sam. It inust be beyond thbo lmits'.df tbhe lin f tibr of'the niost sanguine admire ''of oth?'Southorn 'Cross; if,'indeed they have any admirerii to hope thatthat' club, will have thq,tnOrpst "?.show" against,tho, Coljingvood., fg the iChallngo Cup. How are they fallon; On Satirday hs't they 'plnylid' the Ioddle stgiot'"Unitedfor"thoe evdinthhtimeo,' and after having defeated'thbmin five matches iut.of; the soven, they now alloy hemselvoes toq bp bo beaten.by, an inferior. team., 4d I have sBid often beforro, such clubs a? the Sotuhdiip Cross should doiolope thouimlives :and givd their 'good' la ors, for wo manst admit, ...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COUNCILS. COLLINGWOOD, 12TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 15 January 1876

COUNlCXLS.. COLLINGWOOD, 12Tiu JANUAY. There were present at the meeting of the above Council-The Mayor (Or. Morgan), in the chair, Cre. Peters, Dohnort, Kidney, Wright, Walker, Smith, Upton, and Hol land. lad 0RREPONDUNO5. Moessrs. J. O'Donovan and R. Boast do sirod to korb the footpath in front of their. proporty in Wellington stroeet. Agrood to, if done on usual conditions. On behalf of the Hommopathio Hospital and Dispensary, Mr, Forstor asked to be considorod in charity vote. Mr. J. H. Foster wrote to say that he intended to make alterations in his preo misoes in Johnston-strooeet, by raising it higher and adding two cottagos. AN the building is built 18 inohos on ltho footpath, owing to faultinous of a provlons ourvoyor, be wanteo to know if the Council would pay for taking down and rebuilding th$ said frontage: 'l1e would build the' cottages inthe same line if they, would this. "; , .On the motion of Cr. Upton, seconded by Cr. .mith, it was agroed that'the Council do "th; wor...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TEN THOUSAND MILES AWAY. A NIGHT ON THE HUDSON—FLOATING PALACES—SCENES IN THE SALOON—LOVE AND WATERPROOFS—A MONSTER HOTEL—NOVEL DECORATIONS—ETC., ETC. (An interesting letter from our special correspondent.) Saratoga, Nov. 1st. 1875. Grand Union Hotel, [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 15 January 1876

4 NIQIIT Of TIj i tifdnsoii-PLATING PALACES --SOEsN:. IN 'TH 8A1AOO7N-LOVEj;,4ND ,WATIaBPROOPR -A Mt NSTEt IITELTNOVBL DECOiRATIONBS-TC., ETC. . (An intcrestling loletter froni our speocil oar. re@pondnllt).' . ,ar, atoga,r Nov. Let. 1875.: . Grand Union Hotel, .Ts lash hank has driven ,up madly, as if there was a policoman after its number, just in'time to deiposit its fair load on the hilf-drawn gangsty. The port as clo tossing the wraps, portietsiq, and two. storie ~, sla ~qad:r?o?dtrgn into the gafjgarnon\ . Thepagdleaot te eChauncey rd are already lashing the water, into fd~cr d baolking'ogt idio Hudson I.ivoe As weo dash by the ship.ahkitehl oity we (pn ohar the belle tu4d whiastes infoiming hoe tired( lbhot 1 that it's sir o'cloolk and 49,otlhor dgy'a wolrk and earnings are Con. tinlilated, Soon the broad Atlantio and gnllohy 'Now York are ln tho far distanicol I4t|c n iny A either side slopes, the lans with their pioturesqeo, villas in the back. ground. Along the banks of th...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COLLINGWOOD, TUESDAY, JANUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 15 January 1876

COLLINGWOOD, TuPEsDAY, JANUARY 11. Before Messrs. Morgan (Mayor), Walker, and W. Kidney. Mary Warren was charged with being drunk and disorderly. This being her seventh offence of a similar character, she' was fined 20s., or seven days' imprisonment.' Thomas Gay, for being drunk and dis-: orderly, was fined 5s., or 24 hours in gaol. The same defendant. and Edward Sher wood were charged with assaulting the police and obstructing them in the execu tion of their duty, and also with damaging a constable's uniform. Gay was fined 20s., with 10s. costs, in default 14 days' imprison ment, and Sherwood was fined 20s., with 10s. costs, and ordered to pay 10s. damages, in default 28 days' imprisonment. James Jones, charged with vagranoy, was sentenced to three months' imprisonment. The information laid by the Town Inspector against Charles Beoohenow for slaughtering sheep on his premises, in Ramsdon-street, was postponed for a week, as were also a number of other cases in: which the Health Ins...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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FITZROY—MONDAY, JANUARY 10TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 15 January 1876

FITZROY-MONDAY, JANUARY 10TH. . Before Mesrs.; ::Delbridge ..(Chairman), Marsden, Hackett, and T. Kidney.. Cornelius Coghlin,charged ,with attempt.. ing to pass counterfeit coin, wa~qdischarged-. David Phillips, charged' with having' been drunk and disorderly, was 'fined is. Joseph Wilson, for a similar offence, was remanded for a week to enable him to "suffer a recovery." Andrew Kirk, an old offender, was charged with being drunk and disorderly, and fined 10s. George Donaldson, charged with lareny from a yard, was remanded till Thursday. Joseph Kempton, for furious drivipg, was fined 2s. 6d... A young woman named Elizabeth Atkin son, charged with larceny from the person,' was discharged. Moss v. Toon.-Assault.-Mr. Turner for the complainant, Mr. Seivewright for de-. fondant. . Mr. Seivewright ,asked for a, postponement, which was : granted. Re manded for a week. James v. Tooney.-Claim 'for .8 for wages and money lent. Mr. Smith appeared for complainant: After a very lengthened hear...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

A 'An6bleiib ai resident at a, castle 'i Italy was about to celebrate life marriago feast. 411 the elementseere pr6oitious excep't the 6Uean; which had been so. boisterous 'as to 'dent th''verynecessary appendage of fisi. On' tho' very' morning of the feast, howevor, a poor fisherman made his appearanoe with a turbot so large, that' it 'sootid to have been created for the occasion. Joy por. vaded the 'castlo, and the fisherman was ushered' with his prize into the saloon, where the nobleman, in the presencoof his ,visitors, requested him.to pui wliat price hdh thought pror oi the fih, and'it should be instantly phd.' " Ohno hunidrod lashe''," said the fishorian,,"on my bare back, is the price of iliy'flhi, and I will 'not bate one strand of whipcord on the bargain." 'The nobleman and hi'guesta'\vero not a little astonished, but our chapman was resolute, and remonstrance was in vain. At length the nobloman oxolanimed'. "Well, well,' the follow is a humourist, and the fish we must have...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PIGTAILS AND POLITICS. (PENNY MAGAZINE 1823.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

PIGTAILS 'A J PO LITICS.' (rdSNi )iToAZIX' i828,) A,,the hoCounter-revolution of Napls in 1799,. .whieh' was chiefly 'effected 'by theobrigandi of Calab'iit And Fth'",lpsar. out of the capital, hei 'aded by a cardinal, the'' :Friicli .republian : army. was ex polled' the ,kingdom, and sanguinary vengeance taken'on' all the' Neapolitand guilty or suspected of republicanism ,or jacobinosm. For several di;ys' thQ partisans of royalty,,or,ias they -called themselves, the Santa-fedista, (Men iof the hfith) took': the' business' 6f voii geanco in ' their own hands, 'andl er formed it in an very summary manQ'er. Their way of deciding :hs to a mpin's politica was the most simple imagiihable. They merely oxathinod' if he lihad a quoue or a 'pigialll wihcl was pretty generally Worn by the old-fashioned peoplu of the country, before the coming of the French; if ho had that appendage he was suffered to pass on as' a faithfhl subject to' 'hiis majesty and a good Catholic, but f lie ha!rd It not ...

Publication Title: Mercury
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WEEKLY ABSTRACT OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

W EEKLY ABSTRACT OF BIRTHS AND At .. DAHs., / AnBSTaAr of births and deaths registered in thd inotropolitan'and suburban districts during the week ending 8th Jan. 1876. District. Births, Deaths. Brighton.,, .. ... 1 1 Brunswick ... 3 - Collingwood ... ... 23 18' Fitzroy (North) ,,, .,. 8 Flemlngton ' .. ;.. . ' Footeoray , ... 4 - Hawthorn . . ;, . 1 4 Kow ,, . . .. . 3 4 Melbourne (South) . 8 27 Melbourno (North) ,. 24 , 28 Melbourne (West) 0 7 Prahran ... . ... ... 5 ' Richmond ... ... 12 10 Sandridgo .. ... 5 8 Emerald 11111 .. .,. O 5 South Yarra ... ,,, 7 4 8t. Kilda... ... ,.. 1 .4 Willi?mstown ... ... 8 6, 140 185 * Collingwood 11; Fitzroy 7. The mortality among children not exooed. Ing the age of 3 years, amounts 40, or.84 per cent. of the total deaths recorded; 28 being under the age of 1 year, The total deaths from soarlot fover is 88. ]Drought up at t 4e bar-A gywnait,

Publication Title: Mercury
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THE FLORIDA CROCODILE. (AMERICAN NATURALIST.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

TIlE FLGORlDA CROCODILE. (AMI&IOAN NATUsaLIsT.) TJ[? two 'Amerienn speeies of croco. di ls, viz., r/lonmber and aoutus, were first doscribed byCuvier as confined to the Webt Inldies and. South America, which view was accopted .by natural ist for a loing'tlhme. Hubatequent ly the 0. acutis has Icen discovered In differ. oet paiti of' Central Amtnrica, and in 1870 Professor 'Jeffries Wyman doe, serlbud;a skull from Florida as belong. ing to that spelos. Ruports are cutrrnt in Florida of a trua crocodllo existing $hgro, but specimwea /Iºd not been ....sM\-rrr ir..".r . .· r mtr.. ....w ... / secured, until, ,vory1,reeqtly.ý , •The present year has thrown more light Uipn' the subject by the ca'tuie of two fine., apecimens. My., personal obser ,Vations?on'the subject were confined to the south-east coast' of Florida, par-j ticularly?thl bicinity of Biscayne Bay. i il!e ther, last w?intor colleopting.fort ,the, museum ;:of, Professor Ward, of ,Rochester,-New York, I'obtaine'd sigh...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

A PUBLIC MEETING will be held at'the Courthouse, Johnston street,. on MONDAY "Evening, January 24th, for the purpose of -considering"the ad?visability' of forming a .,Volunteer Fire Brigade for the 'City. of pollingwood. Ilis Worship the .Mayor will take the chairat'8 'o'clock. ,, . 'J.1A. MACKAY,Ic o. TOWN OF'F.ITZROY;.t T,,ENDERS are invited until,5 o'cl9ck J. p.m.? on FRIDAY 28th inst., for the completing the , KERBING 'and prC N. 'NELL1NG of Victoria St'ret'in accordance with plans and speeiflications to be seen' at the Town Surveyor's offieo, Fitzroy. ; ,, !.i .,,.ThIe lowest pr any tendernot. necessarily a?oopted. . . By order. ;:" HYAI' HART, Town Clerk. Town.Clerk's Oflice,,Fitzroy. . :' January 21st.,,1876; : :, , , EORGE . STREET STA E .NIGHT ' , J OHOOL, No. 282, will, reobned. on "Moiday 'evening', 17th' ifiit, f6r?~iys; and the' following evening for girls at :7.8b ' A STATE';.NIGHT. SCHOOL ir h. held' at; State' School No.. 450, :George , street, ;Fitzroy, : on Mondays...

Publication Title: Mercury
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NAPOLEON AT ST. HELENA. (ST. JAMES'S MAGAZINE.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

.NAP OLEO AT .ST. HELENA. " s"! , ,ST is' A S' MAGAZ[NE.), . r 'ONE evening, onithe passage, to St. SHelena;' as"Mr. Jbbetsdn,; 'commissary "for'.tfie btr6ds ,giiig "the" islai'd, anfithiliegtind the mainmast ,tiking , likeness of Bonaparte whilst he wa standing 6ith l'fira?iiieck, Napoleon happening to'see:himivent up, tapped him on the shoulder, and said, "Let me look at that piece of, paper." H( took 'it 'out"f! Mr. ;ibbit'ohn'b hands, Seeing that it :was not a good likentss, he, smiled, 'andisaid, " You h~d 0iot' proper view of me:- I think every cob .blir ought to. attend to::his lapstone," and away! i h walked. Napoleon' Sprincipal .amusement oni the" assag 'ws ithiier tleadiing' or play ing. at ches >,itii Mad&nig Bertrand ,or .Madam' SMontholon. ,He happened to be ply ihig this game one Sunday, :when Sir 'George Codkburn, seht' ord by,'Mai shall rBertiand .thliat' it was 'igainsti?riull ;iiiEngland to,,play ,iany, game ,on,. Sunday., Napoleon left off;immediately,...

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The Mercury. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Labor Omnia Vincit, TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. , Labor Omnia Vinc1, TO CORRESPONDENTS. Rejected cont2?.lnications cannot be returned under any circ;rlastances whatever. No notice can be i?ecn qf anonymous conm , mnnicationa. ver,' letter must be accom panied bIl the nlame plnd address of the w?riter, not needsiarily Afor punblication, but as a guarantee of goodf aith. To icuic ( nidoeoteonco and detail lto prose interested toe have to roeqest that ntg,bustlltts commaunications, including advertisements, orders for the paper, and remittanles, be ad. dressed to GuIIriT I & SPAVBN), and not to the E?vPo"

Publication Title: Mercury
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COLLINGWOOD V. ST. GEORGE. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

, .OOLLINGWOOD V. ST. GEORGE.' This match was resumed on Saturday ,last, and much to'the astonishment of a. .great. many spectators, the St. : George were disposed of in a very short time, for the small score of 20, of which number, R6boerts, who made an excellent 33 in the first innings, contributed-1, having to retire before a trimmer from Bruce, Bryce put together 7 and foolishly run himself out; he, with Hunter went to the wickets first, to face the bowling of Bruce and 'Black, Bryce got one off the latter, and one off Bruce, who bowled Hunter shortly after. 3-0-12. Roberts wont in, and qot one off Black, Bruce however, took him in his next over. 4-1-14. Martin took his plaeoo and got'a fine two off Bruce, Bryco following with a single off Black, he also got.a two and a one off Bruce,' Martin got, a single, Black then bowled a maiden. Bruce followed at opposite end, and Irycu run himself out. 5'-7-21. Maddox then woent in, and Black sent inna maiden, Bruce doing likewise, Black ...

Publication Title: Mercury
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CRICKET. SKETCHES BY PRYING PETER. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

CRICKET. 8KEpHBS, BY PRYING, PETER. S', Crutdo they are I grnt you., :: A sortof unlicked, incondite things." The ruinour that has been traversing the cricket circles of the Flat, is the very stale one, ,that he Capuloet is the club, that is going to wrest the Cup from the firm'gragp of the .Collingwood Champions.. ' May be biut truly, may not be, for it would b?a work' of considerable difficulty for the 'Capulot proper, to score a win against the Collingwood; a very great.deal harder I should imagine than their attempt to score against the South Richmond, whom, they played a Saturday or'two'back. But, from whence :people derive the enthueiastio belief in the Capulet' all-powerfulness, I am at a loss to perceive. Possibly their hopeful dreams of victory, in thefuturu, are obtained from the tablets of their memory; or scoring book, where they find, that the club under consideration held the cup for four matches consecutively last season; or perchance their minds are effeoted by the b...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

Toygs autind F'ecy Goods. VALENTINES I' VALENTINES Ill GO' To WHOLESALE ANiD RETAIL TOY!iY i ? ANCY,, REPOSITORY' 218 Smith sti.' Collingwood. For tyalenti es, stationery~, album,' oon cort'~;' t¢i' dand an? f f ' 'goo io of ;eery SI:. ' erlii vlo61 4d. per dozen. Storekeepers and hawkers supplied... MIVRS. -HIGGENS'., 1iANOT.Ž REPOSITRY, 149 SMITH STREET,; FITZROY., Briding Blooks in great.variety. Patterns Stamped on every Material for Braiding. Pinking done. Berlin Wool in great variety of colors. Registry Office for Servants. Agent for Coutts' guaranteed Acetic Acid. MRS; FAIRLAM,I , Toy..y " Variety Depot, 181 LYGO2V STREET. The only Shilling Window in Carlton. 3o3o1" ad. Shoos. ,.BO(OTSI BOOTS I! Oh I Mama, what pretty boots Miss Jones wears. .'Ah! '*heriedid she buy them. .Why; I thought everybody know, mother, at RIox?Ans'. The place is crowded every day.: Go early on Saturday night and buy me a pair. Be suro to go to the rightlplace. WT RICHARDS, Opposite'Wesloyan Church, B...

Publication Title: Mercury
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FRANK LAYTON. (AN AUSTRALIAN STORY.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

FRANK. LAYTON. (Ae, AVUsTnaItA aronY,.) BY ,G. E' 'SAiOGEANT, ( no' "Ls?Sun IIoui, ") "GOrT out of the tout, theoni stop, though, you know the rule-pay first, and then ---" The hegro thrust his hand into his bosom, and pulled out, fdtdm' some secret recess, a roll of bank notes, handing one silently to the aurgeon minor. " Urn, that will do; you shall have the change out in pills," said this rough spooimon of the healing art; "'that is," he added, "when he can take them;" and so saying, he pocketed his fee. 11.". Unlike the 'Californian gold-regions, in whichi foei'r, ague, 'and dysentery are formidable? drawback's to' sudcess, and where Ipincks as, weill as tlihe?nore regular; practitiOneirs ave ieaped .rich returns-the diggings of, New,.South Wales are generally,too healthy, for, the ,medical .professioh.' At; the:;time .of which we write,. the :salubrity : of the gold-mines of Ophir and the Turon was proverbial. .' In' spite of exposure to .every variety'of trying v'eather--rain,...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

M POR HTA iT NOTICE!!!1 DRAPi 4 I P EYE1, i U R Under Bill of Sale, of JOHN :YAN'S STODK" 67 Brunswick; St. STOCK SOLD UNDER HAMMEF urt", ' ,and purchased by Ad offer every;line r at a A 1IFI@ n ~ir i l 0fc lr i r0 , l t Come early, d secure ' WT JOHNSTON & CO. futuieo be, knof wn as thee NOTED GASH SHOP, 167 Brunowiok Street, :ar T~xwzo.= NIL DESPERANDUM " A CERTAIN CURE EFFECTED BY TAKING AUMONT'S GOUT AND RHEUMATIC PILLS Trits remedy will be found very beneficial in cases of Rheumatism. Rheumatio Gout, Lumbagd, and indeed all those Rheumatic affeotions so nearly allied to them, such as painful affections 6f tho nerves, Swelling and Enlargement of the Joints (particularly those of the foot and hands) Flyinr pains, occasionally affocting all parts of the system, which usually terminate by fixing in some of theo largo oints of the limbs, as the wrists, kneed, shoulders, and hip joints. It contains neither calomel antimony, nor any other mineral or obnoxious substance, its co...

Publication Title: Mercury
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ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

ST. ANDREW'BS HUROH ANNIVERSARYi Six years ago a small wooden church wasi erected in Gold street, at the corner of South Terrace, opposite Darling Gardens, capable of holding 100 persons, and opened; by the'Rev. B. . Walker then incumbent of the parish of St. 'Philip's, in which St. Andrew's is.' Since then it has been con. siderably enlarged and improved, internally and externally, under the admirable super vision of Mr. W. H. Dight, one of the trustees, who voluntarily prepared plans, .tc:. Morning and evening service and 8unday 'school have since been regularly held, the former principally by Mr. Baker, sen., one of the lay helpers of the diocese, *and the schoolby Messrs. Baker,jun., Dight, b6lhoun, Tucker, Billings, and a number of ladies. The services have been satisfactory excepting the past year, the attendance having been interfered with by the prevail ing, sickness and a long, succession of wet Suadays,'to which may be added the absence of many members by engagements and e...

Publication Title: Mercury
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VICTORIAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

VICTORIAN AGRICULTURAL BOCIETY., The quarterly meoting of' 'the generalj committee 'of above. society was hold'' on Tuesday 10th' inst;,- at the Old' England hotel,'Heidelberg. :'Thle Vice.President, MrJ Job Smith in the chair. The minutes of the last quarterly, meeting having been read and confiimed, the Secre 1 'tary' reported whit had' been done at a meeting' bf the sub-coniinittee held-on thd 14th December, and tliat.a meeting of thd same ,convened ,for thp 4th January ha lapsed for want of a quorum. The correspndenceio incldded ai letter from, Mir. 'C. Maplestonio of Ivanhoe' lodge, ex= pressing a wish' that the prize-money (.d 10s.) due to him 'since last year,;would be given as a 'prize for the best, collection oi Jams, jellies, and preserved fruits, aa the 'forthcoming annual' exhibitid?i. The Secretary stated that the date fixed for holding the exhibition was the same as thatof the Mornington society, he thought that possibly the circumstance would milih 'tateo to some exte...

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