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COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
COMU MITTEE .MEETING, Cr Beattie moved, and Cr Lock `econdcd, that MIr Robertson's salary, secretary and engineer,- be £20S per annum, and that he, in addition, act as Insp.ctor of Nuisances in the Shire of S11l!ton, and that the present officers be dispensed with by three months' notice. Constables 1I'Grath and Wilson are the otlicers. The motion was carried, Or Beattie moved, and Gr M1'Corkell seconded, that dLay laborers in future re ceive 5s per day, of 8 hours, from ist October, 1893. The ,motion. was carried. Cr Beattie moved, and Cr Loik seconded, that the dealth Oflier be askel to einme in with a reduction of I0 per cent. in accordanc- with the pre? posed retre?nmuei n t. The motion was carried. ..) t · ::,
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND. QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST. AUSTRALIA, FIJI, NEW HEBRIDES AND BRITISH NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
IINTERCULONTAL 1lATES;;,; To NEW SOUTH TWALES, NEW ZELAL.ND_ QUEENSLAND, SOUTHI AUSTrALIA TASMANIA, W?EST. AUSTRALIA FIJI, NEW II EBRIDES AND BRITISH NEW -. LETTERS.-Per :? ounce or ucndei, 0s -' POST CARDS 0.. " 1 IIEPLY.POST CARDS: LETTER CARDS to N. S.. Wl5 -lei S. Australia, Queensland! TT:as : - mania, WV. Australia 0i 1 . T.o N ew Zealand and Fiji 0 ;Boors.-Per four ouncesor? izuclde": :, (up to three lbs)... 0 1 NEWSPAPERS ... 0: O REGISTRATION FEE... 0 3 BULK parcels of newspapers pot ed by a registered newspaper. publisher or newsvendor, per lb or fraction thereof . ,.1 PARCEL POST.-To S. Austri T' Queensland, New Zeal'auid ' TI asminia, and WV. Ax ustrdi?a only. Per lb or unders- 0 8 ]ach additional ib, oun ider ,(up to 11 bs) ... . 0 6 ,:.:ED IAPER.S.-Pe:.ri y tbv oetw . :,. ounces Qr. under (up : to 4l?s)10 : (l::'m e Ttcexs coe V ictom. ?) PATTE k is, samples, packuet of k 'me'oha ncdse, & c.-Pcr: every# two ounces or under (up to 11b)ý F
SHE COINCIDED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
SUiE Ci2NCiDED. A. youn; Ulan, 'with zi h tn'd straw hat on the. back Of Lit, he:AJ 'and 2 boa i ot tcrgivencs; for evernU. odv n hi; face. en-ercct a suburt'all car atbi- a ii Side de1.ot the outher a · *'r"'i, cainec the few paecui rs who hadci -one abrhad, and took his c-t by th-' MOO ci a p\ tiv, black-eyed yo'ung V M"'.' oar ailwj w dcwc the aiste. L 11,:z t s ilt: r Z':r . rf .. f..:i ri: buýit it Soon '.'ill 'b" and t~k a less rik of gettini' an ni . mate it 1'ue inche tot Don't you thirý.k so YX'es, sir, do, shit rel'. ti. at ncas eand t.,hiung a scat zo'at ile : tti:t'l i white'-haired old ladiy On thi othh r ie tci the car.
POSTAL NEWS. RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
POSTAL NEWS. ---:0:--- RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. s. d. I;tTTERS.-P er ounce or under 0 2 URGINT LirrI'iIns --Per letter 0 6 (in additionto ordinI rv postage) (Urgenlt lettiers are,,n a'ita! lat the Post Oilice in the towni to vwhicel they are ditrected, teaitel as telegrams, and deliveted with tieutino.st despaitch. They will not be delivered if adll:essedl to persolts resilinig I eyotnd the ordin ary delivery by telegralph messen ger, nor if addlressedl to a lplace having no delivery by letter car rier or telegraph ruesienger.) POST CARDS ... ... :0 1 REPLY POST CARDS ... 0 2 TTTER CARDS ... ... 0 1. NEWSPAPERS ... ... 0 0, BooKS.-For every four ounces or under (up to three lbs) 0 1 REGISTRATION FE, ... 0 3 PArCErs.-Two pounds or under 0 9 (each extra pound or part, 3d.) BULK parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news paper publisher or news ven dor, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1 (Not less than 4 papers in each parcel.) PACKETS. COMMERCIAL PAPEIRS.-For every two oulicesorundc...
PHASES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
NEW NOON. •o.!,:h. " 1.ýy of.\lo th." Time. .lanu:ary W\ednesday 1? 11 8 a.m February FPriday 17 1 57 a.m* Marich Saturday 1S 2 1 p.m April Monmday 17 12, 14 a.m, May Tuesday 16 8 27 a.m. June Wednesday 14 3 31 i:.m, July Thursday 13 10 27 p.m. Aungus Saturday 12 6 28 a.m. September :-und;ay Ii) 4 45 p.m. October Tuesd:a 10 6 7 n.m. Notvemnber :Wednesday 8 10 37 p.m. Dedenber Fridiay, 8 5 20 p.m. FULL MO1 ON. JFa.,uavy Mo1 0nday 2 11 21 p.m. Februairy Wednesday 1 11 51 a.u. March Friday 3 1 43 a.m. Ap'il .4aturday 1 4 58 p.m. S 1 nudaT y 1 9 3 a.m. y Wednesda3 1 2 a.m. June iThursday y29) 4 5 p.m. July Saturday ?9 5 50 a.m. gst... Siimay- 7 -- 6 23 p:n; September ITIuesJavy 26 6 3 a.m. Octobe :- Wednesday25 5 8 p.m, Nove2n el1 F: day 24: 3 48 k.m; ~etu r" = i 3y 2t 2 17 p.m
FOOTBALL. SUNBURY V. GISBORNE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
FO.OT SA L. ISUNBURy V. GISBORNE. The return match between these teams was played on the Island at Gisborne IOL Saturday last. The locals were re presented by an exceptionally strong teamn and Sunbury had the valtable assistance of Geo. Hartley, who was an absentee at the previous match between these clubs, played at Sunbury, which ended in a d~ts. During the plogrese of the game, which was very rough throughout Craig, a local player, was injatued and had to be carried off the field. Soon after the umpire, Mr Turner, who officiated in hir well-known style, much to the chagrin of the visitors, bounced the ball, G, McCubbin was awarded a free kick within easy distance, but failed deplorably, just managing to secure a behind. The leather was quickly worked back and Rigg secured it at a nasty angle, but he was equal to the occasion, and piloted one of the neatest goals we have see kicked this season. The results were as as follows: FIRST QUARTER. SUNBURY-I GOAL 1 BEHIND, GIssoaNs-2 BEHI...
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
P A in the colum n signifk os that the offices nansied at the top are shut on the dan namtdn 'When alq1 holiday falls on a Sundlay, it is kept on' the Minielay folloWilr. All these offices are Clos-A at noun on Saturdays.. * ()IFICES. Sun,. Jan I New TcIr's Day 4: 4 4: Fri '\11ii JI GNoKd Ii jday I +:4 + fia, A1i:"ii . IEt ast e E v M'on, Apjti I, Laster Monday 4:+ : Iut-. A piril --.1 4 astir Tuesca: 4 Sun, A.pril , StC': eo s e'3 Day 4 'o.oii Ma 2 t\\ it M~onlay A\XT1,iCI iav.4 CIees 1)1 Brthday I 4 4 31ue' nel11 ,ii Q ()vn'a A, cession t ifes, Nov 7, \I~eh Ciptl 1I)n' Day : Thar.i N ovi 1 '. Val '&lt; ilirtlidy 4: 4:4 'i hnri o;. 3t) St\l. oew's Day 4: loio, flee 25, Chlirtmaus Pay + I +. Tcus, Dec '(o, I nogln Lcy 4: 4 4:
MONK VERSUS THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
MONK VERSUS THIEF, At a monastery in southern France viaitors are proudly told the story of the monk w0ho was once one of the inmates of the convent. Tne monks belong to a mendicant order, and send out one of their members periodically on begging excur sions. The hero of the story-it happened many years ago-had been uut on one of these expeditions, and was coming back to the muonastery, his purse well fited, when he was attacked in a corner of the wood by a highwayman, who poiuted a pistol at his head. The priest sbbmitted instantly, crying for mercy and tossing his nurse to the thief, who put it in his coat. "Ah,'" gasped the monk, ", take it, take it!:' But what a wigging the prior will give me if he thinks 1 made no resistance ! If you are a highwayman of the fine old school, you will do me a favor." "Certainly," said the thief-he was anxious to deserve the compliment_-' any tung you wish. What is it ?" •"I want to prove to the prior that I defended myself heroically agauint your...
The Sunbury News. Be just and Fear not. SUNBURY, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1893. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
Bie ust afrid F"a" *it. SUNIURYt, SATUtRAY. SEPTEMIBER 30, 1893, IN another column a correspondent makes rather a bitter attack on Mr Clarkson over the public meeting held at Sunbury recently for the purpose of endeavoring to get the Government to stick to its original proposal regarding the new wards erected here for criminal patients. He states, " Mr Clarkson was merely the agent of that. mysterious influence which seeks to render Sunbury non-progressive." We do not for a moment intend to make believe that we are in favor of the views expressed by Mr Clarkson at the meeting, for we are totally opposed to them ; yet we honestly think his ideas were honorable to all in tents and purposes. Apart from the insinuation referred to, our correspon dent's letter bears a good deal of sound ogic, and we agree that if the Govern ment do not concede to alter their present intention the building will be stigmatised, and rightly too, a "white elephant." It was built for a specific purpose, and t...
CAREFUL MARKETING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
CAREF UL M?I KETI'TNG. "Is this celery fresh?" questioned a lady. " Yes'm," answered the dealer. " alei fresh ?" SYes'm.' ," Just in ?" I Is it crisp ?" SYes'm. Arc you sure It's all right?' , " ls'm." r. " Wnere did you get it ?" " 'rum a market gardener." 'L'o-day Yi' " Yes'm." " ow much is it ?" " Tea cents a bunch." SIn't tuat ratner 1 igh ?" N' ot at tnhs season." "I'vc got it here lately for less." " 'hat wus small, and rather green." " Can you send it up ?" " In time for dinner ?" " oh, yes m.' " Just break off a piece and let me try it. ` 'Yes3'. Lele is some." ,' Hunmphi It i-n't nice at all. It is withered. S\Well. ma'am, it's a good while since you asked it it wais fresoh."
GRAVE AND GAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
GRAVE AND GAY. " Has the ocean no charm for you ?" sh asked. " Does it not sugges?? some thought ?' " Yes," he said. " Whenever I see it I always wonder where in th, world all the water c:me from." " My dear, you were such a charmin, dc,utaeic fifteen years ago," said l r. Hautton, malicious;y. " Was I? I only remember you um.de such a lovely chaperon for me ,~hln I came cut.' " Do you believe in the power of the human eye with a wild beast ?" asked Gabieigh. " Yvs,' s:id the professor, the power of the eye is very useful-to seetbhb wild beast coming;."
SHE COULD TELL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
S~E COULD TELL. A French chroniqucur records an inter esting and perhaps valuable discovery on the part of a child of .a means ot ascert ,in ing whcther people are young or not. 'Th: child, a litle girl, had been playing etr rily in the e.ul.utry a h' ;i . gentiemauin vwh was kaoau to La-.v c,'tu, very close, to sa' the least, to his fiftieth year. The little girl's mother, seekingu for her came up just as she left this gentieu: m company. ' \What have you been doinu, mny d:ir the mother asked "Oh, I've been playing w? .ith that y u::' man over there." The mother smiled * Wnast is your way of teloiiuf ..h.: people e ye oung, dea.r '" .-:e :.;n d. " Oh," ausw.-reid the hti e ,-'e. "" y ar. people are those tbhat h:ve a i,:d tin.y:
SHE SET HIM RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
SHE SET ilIM RI.GHT. A contirmed old bachelor of most ex empliry habits living in his own house, recently advertised tor a hired girl. He received many letters, and fiually select iag one which seemed to him about r:ght, he invited the writ2r to call, and a very substantial woman of forty res.ponded. " You see, I want a careful womrn ill my house,' he explained. S[ understand.' she r epi.e.l SSue must cook:, wash :ld iron, clean u" the house, attecnd to myi cothes, sc: or. buttons, do repairing, do the marke:ing, attend the door, pay the bills as they come in, and kindle my fire in the m:ra ing." " Oh," she s , she saidla he rose to depart, "you do not want a hired girl; what you -cant is a wife ; good-morning," and she very politely and pieasautly watked out.
RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR MACEDON. A CHILD FALLS OUT OF THE NOON TRAIN. MIRACULOUS ESCAPE FROM DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR MACEDON. A CHILD FALLS OUT OF THE NOON TRAIN, MIRACULOUS ESCAPE FROM DEATH. A peculiar railway accident occurred on Tuesday on the main line near Mace don to the 12 noon passenger train from Bendigo. It appears Mrs Pearce, of Park-street, St. Kilda, was travelling back to Melbourne from Maryborough, in a first-class carriage, accompanied by two of her children. At the train was passing down the Macedon bank, a very steep gradieat, at the rate of about 60 miles an hour, the door of the carriage occupied by Mrs Pearce became un fastened, and Ruby, one of the children, a girl of four years, fell out. The child had been playing about the door, and the accident happened so suddenly that Mrs Pearce was unable to do anything to avert the consequences. In her terrible position she grew frantic, and her cries for assistance were heard by passengers in adjoining carriages. The occurrence was not witnessed by any one but Mrs Pearce, whose agony may be better imagined than...
THE CRIMINAL WARD. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE SUNBURY NEWS.) [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
THE CRIMINAL NAURD. (To THE EDITOR OF TIH SUNBURY NEWS.) SIR.-I was vastly interested in your report of the late public meeting held with the view of urging the Government to devote the Criminal Ward to the purpose for which it was specially de signed. The term specally' designed is used for the strongest possible reasons. because the building, by all accounts. was erected by the State for that clas: of p itieuts usually styled criminai lunatics. I take it that maniacs of that type are generally men, because c'r, ... "1. sense tells us thae there is no. necess , to ere t an absolute prison for :he incarceration of females, ihowever violent they may be. Why, then, twas the origiuna ioteniion departed from in such a mysterious fa-hion, and why does iM Clarkson ceh:e fvrward as the slI. lectecd repr'esentat.ive of the intelligenc0 of Sun bNtrv , are questns to be asked ? But before' enieavorin; to ans'ver them it seems funny to ime that Mr Clarkson should stan,_ to the front with his t...
BULLA. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
U U L A. rTROM OUR OWPr CORRESPOND3NT.J Thursday. On Saturday last as Mr Meyers was returning to Lancefield, when nearing the Shire Hall. the horses attached to the waggon bolted, and came down the hill at a terrific pace. About half-way between the hotel and the post-office one of the hind wheels smashed to atoms, bringing the horses to a standstill. This -was lucky for Mr Meyers, as it might have been a lot worse. This is the third time Mr Meyers has met with a similar accident. We are pleased to state that Mr A. F. Daniel, Shire Secretary, is fast re covering from his attack of rheumatism. A daughter of Mr Scannells was married on Wednesday to Mr Merritt, of Melbourne. We are having very unsettled weather here lately. A great quantity of rain has fallen this last few days, which has caused the creek to be greatly swollen. Mr Davis will opea his butter factory and creamery at Macedon to-day, He has" issued a number of invitations to farmers to be present. . I--
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 30 September 1893
CRIQKE T. "The Juniors" held a meeting on Thursday evening. There were present: -Mr James Anderson (in the chair),. Messrs H. Clayton, H. Clapham, WV. Eadie, G. Elliott, J. Walsh, and A. F. Boardman, hon secretary and treasurer pro fern. Mr James Anderson, who was elected secretary and treasurer by the meeting convened for the purpose of re-organising the club, and who was at the time indisposed, thanked the members f',r the honour, but wished to resign. and in so doing expressed a wish that Mr A. F. Boardman, who had previously declined to act, would accept the position if elected. Mr Boardman, on being nominated, replied in the affirm ative, and was elected to the position. A communication was read from Mr J. Mounsey, stating that as time would not permit he could not accept the honour they had pieced in him by electing him president to their club. Sir W, J. Clarke wrote thanking the club for eecting him their p'atron and expressing .a wish that the present season may prove to be ...