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M.U.I.O.O.F., DONCASTER. ANNIVERSARY SPORTS AND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
M.U.I.O.O.F., DONOCASTER. ANNIVERSARY SPORTS AND) CUNOEItT. The sports, held annually in con nection with the Doncaster Ledge of Oddfellows, took place at the local Recreation Reserve on Easter Monday. Although a.light drizzly rain fell dur ing the early part of the day the after noon cleared up sufficiently to entice a large number of visitors to the ground, the attendance being a record one. A fine programme of sports bad been arranged by the committoc, who were rewarded by receiving a splendid lot of entries for the various events which during the afternoon were run off in heate and watched with interest by those present. The members of the Star of Donoeater Band were in attendance and a number of selections rendered by ,hem helped to make proceedings pass off in a very enjoyable manner. The follow. ing is the results of the sports : District Handicap (120 yards). H. Stiggants 1,.G. MoKinley 2, T. Buck 3. The winner was disqualified as it was proved he did not live within the foe...
A GROUNDLESS FEAR. A Woman Afraid of Herself. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
A GROUNDLESS FEAR. A Woman Afraid of Herself. Walking along a country road in thedark, one often imagines that every tree or post is some human being bent on mlsclilef. Sometimes one is afraid to even look lack, so fixed has the idea become that someone is stealthily following thetm with intent to do harm. The darkness of the night and lonelinels of the way is accountable for einch a stale. Ilut what can be imagined of a woman who, during all the day, was aftald of even the noise madle by her own foot stepst Nervous. Irritable and depressed ;' afraid to move, fearilg to see even those snearest and dearest to her. Puch was onlce the conditiun of Mrs. .iillie Johnston, of 142 Crnwn.street, Sydney, before sheo wa restored to perfect health hy Dr. Morse's indian hoot lilly. ' My nerves were entirely run down," she says, "and every. thing I wisheild to do seemed a trouble. In neither' my holme or surroundinogs could I takeau Interest. Indigestiou lfrst brought on my crious illness From t...
CHARITABLE CONCERT AND BALL AT WARRANDYTE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
OHARITABLE CQCONOERT AND BALIL AT WARRAN'DYTE. " (FROM A OOnRESPONDENT.) A very successful concert and ball was hold in the Warrandyto Hall on nateor Monday night in aid of the Melbourne fHos pitals. The ball was well filled by 8 o'clock. In the absence of our worthy member, Mr i. if Cameron (who seat an apology and a donation of 10s Sd), the chair was taken by the Shire President (I:r John Spears) To open the entertainment Mrs Hardiman played a selection on the pianoforte in ex. colleat style, which was heartily applauded. Master Owen Ayton then recited a poem composed for the occasion, entitled " An appeal to the charitable," in an able manner; Mr Allan, song, selected, in his nsual taking style; song, "I treast you still," by Miss Barbara Holden, was nicely rendered ; song, selected, Mr R,. Kelly, which was sang very nicely; Miss Maggie Canrocan sang nicely "Why most we say good-bye" ; recitation by Miss E. Davies " The Polish Boy," was given with good taste and skill; song, sele...
THE LUNCHEON. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
THIE LUNCIHION. A capital laecheen was partaken of" Ut the Burgoyne Hotel. Councillor Joseph Sstedley, President. of .the. Society, occupied the chair, having on his right Mr. E. H. O.smron, Minister of Mises and Water Supply, and Mr. W\illiamson Wallace, Director.of Agri. culture. After the toast of " The King" had been musically honored, The President proposed "Parlia mnent," coupled with the name, of Mr. Cameron, who he was pleased to have present shat day. Mr. Cameron, who was recenved with cheers, said that he had been give, w hint that in the hatter of speehbifying brevity was the order of the day, so lhe would not say much about politics. He would tell them no secrets, because he had none. The session, owing to nn forasee circumstances, had been a long one, and they had earned a holiday, but the recess would not be a long one, as probably they would meet again by the middle of June, to prepare the estimates for Ils July. Since he had attended the last show at Yarra Glen he ha...
MELBOURNE HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
MELBOURNE HORSE MARKET. Campbell and Sons, Kirk's Bazaar, report:-The supply of country horses forward for the week's sales has been rather below the average. The demand continues good for peteanding backs, Indian resoneals, gunners and buggy horses. Extra heavy draughts, plough horses and delivery cart aorts are is good request. Well trained earriage and buggy pairs are searce and good prices are easily obtainable for well matched young animals. Stoat ponies about 14 hands are always saleasle. Woody hacks are doll of sale. Thick eat small horses are selling well for order cart work. Ordinary saddle and harness horses are selling st abous late quotations. Our ordinary sales com p, iso :-Extra heavy draughts, subject to trials, £33 to £42; medaiun drasuhts and plough horses, £25 to £32 ; Indias remounts snd gunners, £26 to £35; buggy pairs, to 78 guineas; single beuty hol sea, from £25 to £35; phaoton ponies, £14 to £22 ; ordinary saddle and barness horses. £6 to £10 Cone. try. lots ...
The Evelyn Observer, Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1903. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
Published. .eery PFriday . .oising. FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1903. Athletic sports will be hold at Queens. town on the 18thslay next. Particulars will appear is a future issue. A ploughing match under the management of the Whittlessa Agri. cultural Society will be held at Whittle sea on ay 12th'ilext. The athletic sports hild at South Yaa Yeen an Easier Mondaly last passed off vary successfully. The hurdle race was won by F. Roberts (14 yards), J. E. Carter (13 yards) being second and E. Andrews (6 yards) third; D. M'Pherson (12 yards) won the Sheflfield handicap, and D. Osrrucan 10 sees. (Elthlnm) won the woend chopping contest, W. Poultor (10 sees ) being second, and WV. Donnelly (5 secs.) third. Messrs Morton and Coghill, auction. ears, have arranged to hold monthly markets at the Evelyn Hotel yards, Eltham, the first of which was held yesterday. The firm's Kangaroo Ground rnarket is closed and the business merged into the above, owing to the advantage of railway facilities. An advertis...
WHITTLESEA SHIRE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, 17TH APRIL, 1903. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
WHITTLESEA. SHIRE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, 17Tro APRIL, 1903. The adjourned erJinary meeting of this Council was held on the above date. Present :-The President (Or. Daper) and Ore. lBasaett, Cornfoot, Morris, Murphy, Reid, Thomas, and Willis. The miantes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed and outward correspondence approved of. CORRIiEPONDENCEB From Municipal Association, re amending Local Governmenot Bill. Or Bassett proposed that a committee, consisting of the President and Ora Morris, Thomas, antd Reid, bhe ap pointed to report on the amendments of the Local Government Bill, and that they meet at the Council.Chamber on Friday, lat May, at-10 a.m. Seconded by Cr Murphy and carried. From Mr Gair, M.L.A., re bill to amend the Health Act.-To be con sidered by the committee appointed to report on the Local Government Bill. From Shire of Heidelberg. forward leg account for £24 8s, Whittlesea Cuioucil's moiety for bhoedaryiwork, Baley's Gully, the amoaunts being as follows:-Pepper...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELYN OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
TO TIIN EDITOR OF TIlIl EV.LN ODSEIRVtRn. Dear t.r.--I desire, with your kind per* mission, to write a few words to the rate. payers of the Shire of \\'hittleRea, which are a3 follows, via.. that the works on the Yea lnatl undertaken by the Council are pro. gtessing slnolily, as evidenced y thie fact that I hla the pleasure of signing cheques in conjunction with the Prealdent and Councillor ?horria for in all isome 4107 on belalf of the Council, and Ilao proud to say that ty 'Counil'e action in dtolog as they have done is likely to hear good fruit and vastly Improve this hitherto (itn winter) very had read. 'Thanking you In antllcpll. tiuon, Yours respectfully, WALTtIR TUOMAtS, tO Tn filitlTlt (Ii Tit oi i rVE.oTN uootIltvEa, hollr Shr,--ln reply It " Itatepayer" In your Inlt issue, I would l ule ie hl i instead of uiaing fool langtoiuage to clean hil dilty mouth withi the lhnovel hit sp ake of hefore he attelmptle to write againu. uch htling omy lplllonn, I sllllt declille furthe i...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
LAW RELATING TO NEWS. PAPERS. 1. Suhecrlbers. who do not give express notice to the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue their subscription. I, It subscribers order the discontinn ance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until arrears are paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are held responsible tunll they have settled their bills, and ordered the periodiests to he diseontinoed. 4. Itf subscribers move to other places without informing publishers, and the papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible. 5. The courts have decided that " refuse iog to take periodical, from the office or renmoving or leaving them uncalled for Is prima facle evidence of intentional fraud," 6. Itf subirihers pay in advanoe for periodicals, they are bound to give notice to the publisher, at the end of the time, that they do not wish to continue taking it, otherwise the...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
Ironione (tourierlrltot Is often declared to be Iho cause of miuch of the lsuffering In thits comlllrr, and we are toll tntl the nenn. Ihrot fotreter it HIln?tgand make JI vryr Illielllt for the Ituglirhlman to got a Ilthing, Iliwever this may be, It Is ortlalnly true Ilht the t lulrsen of forllegn mlatter lit thell bIlood emltlgaere the lhilthl of tIte while system. To purIfy the bloh nd?ntl tionrre?it disorders of tie ilivor and icInlsu, the otly earlain ~a, ren iud arenlhlli nedllle lri Ilnllwlay'ts Illsll, If you isllfr from pl?t, rtheniitetm, or lutmhago, molis hurnior illllllr evils, you Imllus Ilon wit the leat pelllni delay Uloilnwy's Otntment. nor iver i? f..ontInry hret i? cnit retoedlete
CALEDONIA CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
CAEDONIA CIRICKET CLUB. Tbe ahoyv club held n social evening in tlhe Quenstewn IHall on Friday evenitng last, 17th inst., to mark the wind-up of the cricket season astd prueset the club trophies. There was a very fair attendance in spite of rather unpropitious weather. The following wepr the trophy winners : Mhr. James Hartley, batting average; JItr. (J. lare, howling aresaae; Mr. P. GOlesinon secured two, vi7., highest is. divlidal score and best all round play ; Mr. T. lrith carried off the trophy for the player imaking the uot catehen durinl thbe season. T'h wisniersof the dlfferent trophies r.espoenld seitably. . I. I V Whelpton pe.rfrite,,l t? dutiiilia of ohairmen satl ,presentedl the trophalev, and ire. WVknlptun presided with her uiual omielliecy at thie piao. Vocal uniniIeri wrie contribitted by i lmembers atll friends t f ,the cilnb etring the Ilte.tIri e etlween h. t?e tnce, ntlld a very enjoyable uevttoig wao snintlt.
EVADING THE LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
EVADING THE LAW. AM3aleriris re riforhhloln gi drinuk wirni uo ilplrll., IItL in 1'11111u y i n icllll?Vr ii1 Io llli Ithim urnilll 1lrlu by ulallnl i? plrllpr tiulllItll in 1 himini i tliwerr. 't11 anm ll r kinl Ix rnlledl " klI r" ind, If ua If nl 11 I lu mrltrlllli, 11i 11i llllrl nllinnl 1h wsllnll lll l 111 1 PIIIIduc IIntIIIr d l? urallllrlli k I I i n " l lr l," prm)ltllar. hila111t. 111111 1 it hllllbkly n ralu3 w iittnl, siuln lLdis Ito I I llrh 1 11 / IIIIIIIII lultrIIII I 3''ll'ia 1111 A'j 11 a ii 'lir al 'a srenly ir hIiII " Marra1' rrl , uini dria a pr nt d run 11i r1 ii ' 'l 1 Ia : 1 ' Wh , In lin nirll hi, I at Irari' i h nl'a iir, III la1(114 11 111111 a u 111sul alaru t 11,' It3 t mlnumns,''
THE BISHOP AND THE THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
THE BISHOP AND THE THIEF. " I'II be after asklng yer riv'rlnce for the loan of yer purse," nlld a highwayman to a bishop whom he net taiking n lonely walk whn e wn e wa a vsit to hlin dlonese. Ilia lordship meekly compiled willth the reqnest. " An' i it a gowld watch ym riv rince In )eariing ? SlMoir, in' I'tl loike that too." The pillo wruilsl rallher have giIven-- ven to thin ismplIorietinno Ilielf--lis ilenoinsg, but lie I:O pltlllir d will his wish, pinrting with 1ils .aner.nions with a hiorey nigh. " |I will hs lonlg pI inu I Ihad a ilseeisnl e'it it me Inosk," ani tIhs Illef', " an' 1'd Ilike thallt. illns olln tl yullrn,llllndl ye kin tankl Illne IIllacie s, it. i irsr, yer riv'rinll o, oxchlnnle in is, rolhlesry." 'I'l Ifhll thought It hallI r tshat the rohbier, tller lking ll une, wilulh, otic l ensIIot, should ishav jsokn it his cprisne alol sbut Ihe did Ils h wIs Iilitsiso,u sl the 1111f lmnisllslei away ins high glien, sllghltily plen disl willi ilth It guriIL llan ill t...
ALMOST A TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
'ALMOST 'A TRACEDY. " What I want," said the young wife who is bravely starting to do her own work, " Is a saw for general use about the house. Hero I am chopping.away with a dull hatchet at this ham bone," and the vigour with which be hbacked expressed her feelings better than words could haove done. " I can get you just what you wont," volunterredl tihe man who wae attaching weightselo the kitchen windows so they could he the more ra.ily mnnlpitlsted, "and it Won't Coat over 30 cents." He received the cimumiasion,and the result was a buuckew "with a piuticularly large fraine, cost 75 bents. " 'Therue' a'saw,"'said the purchaser,' "an is u ow. w When your trees blow down-you coln cut thenl ulp into, asine lengths or you ean cut ta l old broountlick in two with itnto make at clotliesa tikl.or you can c ike it In out 'llg a bone when it has to be 'one. That's -a great till tiund sow, mum.': iThere was another:hamn bone to be cut;and sle called tiher husband to hold .the ham whllle hi...
VERY ROMANTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
VERY ROMANTIC. she was romanltie. lHer Llt her was a mil. lionalre, whonso life had been devoted to saunage making. lie wan pritulical neturlily, hut all the poetry of the furally wai centred In her. MHIn won beloved by nlother million. aIrs's non, biut she hadi breen relling rtonunee andti tull, anlid when hie proplsedt to her shll declared lhe Inutldo aolnetllhng upoetleal flo her. I" earest, what eal I dI 1'" " Iecoine a poor artstr." " I couldn't he any ither kind of an artistl.' " I mean yll mIst prIlletlnd to become a Ior itetol. I'a don ntl know yolu. Youn nlnul c?lnll ln no l oea u end ImoI it) Ir, and I will fall In love with you. 1 I wlli object tnrd timake it tow. lNe will elopoit tl get urrit le , il aliwhen it i all over we'll tell him, 1111 iti will inh dhlighlful." And o i lii nrtll lllO i tltpo rn letil , iie lI t lo I ipoor Lu?dioh, n1deI (llhs nn ei IhUIIVIIdI prn mll ror itt'ldi l Il ttlnl pltnlren. Alnd i her wLlU Ino iih r m 'l'ilu lt'e to' n tiughtl e gill t to...
INSTINCT AND REASON. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
INSTINCT AND REASON. Entering the parlour ofa friend the other day my attention was instantly attracted to na 'Flida mocking bird. He was flying about in an eager manner, with something like a lng black strnw in his bill. My friend entering, I asked- - " WhaCinl your bird doing ?" " Building a neat." shlo answered. " Has he a mate ?" "No, he hI' never had one," she replied. " nr has'l he rr seen a nest. .The black 'straw is a shaving of whalebone which lasts hine better than anything rele." At this moment It flow into a corner of the cage, and. etoaping, dropped thu whaleabone, waited a momnient as if for some response, and thean' flew away to reolent the manaourre. " )oes he not want something soft ' I asked. " I sometimee give him yarn or wool; he tears it nil up, and then carries it to that corner. HIe evidently thinks it his uhlty to provide nalerial, but he does not tindoiteko to use it.' " And what will he do next'}" I asked. " He will after a day or two brotd over that corner...
THE ANTIQUITY OF THE THIMBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
THE ANTIQUITY OF THE THIMBLE. " To the Dutch the ladies of all natiund are Indebted fur the inveution of lhe,thimble. The Dutch achieeud this great Invention about the year 1690." How could this stupid error have arisen , The thimble is probably pehistoie. Thtublcd in some form must have been used by the women who executed the rich embroideries of the medijval lime. The lute P'rofersor J. E. Thurold rIogeta, in Iis "lilstory oý Agriculture and Prices in England." mene lions, under the year 1494, one dozed thimble,' which'cost 4. What is, howeveor more to the purposo, they are frequentl alluded to by our old dramatlstes. Hlre ar two examples from the greatest of them: I In the " Taming of the Shrew," Grumei seays: "yI comanded I Ile slecyes should be cut.. out and sewed up again; and that I1ll provrc upon Ihee tbough tiy little linger be armed in a thilmble."--V. iii. 149. In " The Life and Death of King John," the Bautard says: For your own ladies and pale.visaged maids Like Amazons...
FAMOUS DECORATIONS. MEDALS AND CROSSES GIVEN FOR BRAVERY IN ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 April 1903
IFAMOUS -OCORATIOS. - EZDALS AIRD 08R031S GIYV?N 01= BRAVERY IN ACOTION. One of the nuret famous of the few great 'ordols for valour whicoh makes no dlstlnction of ulesa Is the 'Viotoria Grose of Great tIrltain, It wa instiltuted at the close of the Uiimean onmpaigun it 185., the Queou deean. to. It desirntle to lave some suitable reward of the kind for lir bravo seloliers and samlor-. The Vletoll Uluso is giren only to those who perform Il tilhe enemy's presence sonme signal oct of velour or devotion to country. It moy be granted to vullnteere no well as to the rrgular forcas. if tile volueiters ere serrlig Oilenst an enemy to Glcut thlltaln. T'ho deoa?atiun consisat of a Olain lbllttao erose, nl bronto, having in the centre tile royal crown, surmounted by the IIono, and beneath the crown a scroll, with the words, " Fur vrlour." On tile reverse are lnscribdu tile name of tile rerlllout and the ldato of tile deed of gal. lantry for nwhich the closs was conferred. Tile ribbonl wllici...