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The Faithful Dog of Helveilyn. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 16 May 1891
The FaitMul Dog of Eelveilya. j A monument has jast been erected cn Helvellyr (4 mciutsin. of Cumberland, Eng land, 3 SD'j isti high) to the memory of Charles Gongh, who, m ihe year lSG5t vras fciikd by fEliing from tbe high crsgs ca the ridge that joins Striding Edge to the sum mit; and the fsithfol dos who lor tbrEe months '3-itciiid over her master's remains. Sir Walter Scot; deccrihts ihe event in tbe poem ' I climbed the dark brow of the mighty HelreUyn,' and Wcrdsw or th records it ia his lines on Fidelity.' The young man was returning to Wjih burn, where he lodged, from a fishing ex cursion in Piiierosle. The accident was probably caused by a false step, during a blinding hailstorm cr a dense fog that dav. It Happened cn April IS, and cn July 20 his cones were found, still watched by the starv ing dog, a little yellow, rocgh haired female terrier. She had given birth to puppies, which were found dead by the sice of the corpse. It is believed, though unable to secure enough fo...
Love's Awful Spell. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 16 May 1891
XoreV Au fui Sp^ | 13 qme a coaaeih, H Vteub *«t I sincerely H though her acticasS^ IE Ana hope I may capUjw H*' ? Uckass efcfe'e ftheart ttji, I seme time than wia^T^^. i^«8 IfBot,to«xnehigfa Precipice I ehaS tjrii. And throw tnyaelfcrer the IKxsn wcz sis are like bald ht^. S never dye. Jl® A bzgvljlZ tail-bearer--A !? Als, those who paw throcX t. H| Bccces* will find it labelled « P^f Ttnz fiiss, yet tbe or&hestr&iecj Hn and be atttisne. As a veritaMe man cf the tim~ f[ii EE maker is dietingciehed. ' Wiux are yoa digging, ^.«e ^ going to plant mashed potato«^Tl. ?** better than the other Ecrt.' 4*5 Beisk ; ' Piease don't esfi ,, i 3 Groom : ** Why net, ** kg* 'Because a dock wad dies ^ - Wfcmai goose.™ ^ Pin:uSIhtwteipeskti)*n . E** whip yoa.' The Terror : ?' did yen have a little boy for akung any better than you do?' ''M^j Fibet German Stodert (fisred;) ? «? ?§ lenge yoa to a dnel, sir. qIjMIP weapons.' Second Stcdect refieetion) : ' Boxing gloves u aa Cla)^ yKda...
Josh Billings Philosophy. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 16 May 1891
Josh BUiings Phiiosoplty. 1 It ia a grata deal eajaer i e* look Opon those who are below us, with pt^,$uttv look upon thoxe who are abov oa, vi&oet «t*y. Good common «bk la ax hdHty u csjbu. We olten s:e tboaa w&o axe cocd. simply bekause they 'hain't gat Sense enn5 tew be bad, and thoze who are ktl jut kAaare tttey hain^t got sense conS tev be : fiood. Hm man who dent ten em h ?% poor judge or the other ptseQev, ? Envy ii laa^b a acsst^t Bampaayitn, tint if we find no one abov a to mgr,«| will envy th&ae hahtv aa. Whoever Is a m6m-M mtiimttmmfy, affilt^ttorlna £rivSo&9 juMimM at alxty. Wit, niOart ra», ia — nmriifh
TOWN TALK [?] do no iden[?] with opinions expressed correspondent.] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 16 May 1891
rJ JjK. Iv ; :? ,.:i/Wvt;AWltb opinions H /.;V COSSH'.) ? r*h-3« '.re-5 Jive Ji1 wnys taking place T^w'snid Yackandandah is hav - rui sin re of removals. I could ,'vT^i :» 1^ departures since Fii'st there «*as Mr v^m-^bpr : then Mr and ,;i . ..iv. n;-xt Mi' and Airs Calder, I .j wo l-»-t Mi' and Mrs Hock Rel'-'-F. Klliott, Rev. J. Tredin \vv] Mrs Jessop, and lately Corrie. There is one con 'tioii that in most of the cases of ' J v-'C '.n't1 having' new-comers — S!dW *n Town Talk* ?]iere are some very peculiar oflnrtt in connection with the fl!U- 4* * ? — . 'I ? V i ? ? n0Vftl of Mi' Uorne, wmcn it xrue, 5 not all of a creditable charac ; y1:pv do not inflect upon Mr . -;e however, but from what. I can '^r Come was too upright and -aar f°r a Yack. constable. It is ported that the fact of Mr Corrie [-in* one evening per week to the 'bating Society, from 8 o'clock till r jo or 11 jarred upon somebody's rves. resulting in a complaint. It ven' liani if a young man, be he the Government s...
BAND OF HOPE, [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
BAND OF HOPE, An open meeting of the Band of Hope was held on Friday, the 14th, and was well attended. Mr W. L. Roper occupied the chair and suc ceeded in keeping order amongst the younger portion of the assemblage I and everybody else on very good terms with each other and themselves. The Revs. Mr Ferber and Mr Meek were also on the platform, and discoursed for a short time on the evils of intemperance. Mr Ferber was well received, and in a pithy humorous speech, made some telling hits and was warmly applauded. Mr Meek was also well received and the attentive hearing accorded him testified that his quiet yet forcible remarks were appreciated. Recita tions by Mr Bell, Master Henry Nicholls, and the Misses Moglia and Britton interspersed with songs by Miss Nette Mr A. Nette jun. and Mx J. McDermott jun, enlivened the proceedings. Dialogues also were to ' the fore, the characters being' well cast in each. The first was a repre sentation of the reform of two drunkards brought about by ...
Shire Council Notes, [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
— gfofre Council Notes . ' p',-rcfn£g *sm ^bf ^e^m^Ss^of re riving' the- ^ld'''*Huon Lane .road - ?? questionP,r;Mr? N^j£^djfgg r J-y ? bis IclteiVr tlionglit;^ %^a§; ^iin?e , to have a settlement, one .ivjiy or the : was eviii&tly a^inst: ^1^ pvi^^ll ft lie old gfoignd it 'Would bp » %s0lfeiss matter cqhsidier -fnsr' the ^fcate jor funds ??; The jjp ^onenf s. -5f tKe. Tpad ?ip a motion shelving tbe matter?; and as good as telling Mi- 'Nicftolls to fence if he Wanted-* to do soIVA-t' thisXttouncUlpr M'Douald spoke a-lijbtle of ;his mind. He did not thinkitfair wording the ^lotion in .that manner? as\it seemed to infer , that the council would never construct the road- He did not intend to lose sight of it although there was no. funds at present, especi ally as a majority of the council had at one time voted for it. Cr Mongan was the first to reply, which was to. the effect that, the motion was not intended as a ' slight' to the supporters of this road. Cr Robinson, however, ...
Novelist. In Love's Crucible. CHAPTER XII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
Doveiist. In Love's Crucible. ? ? By BERTHA M. CLAY. CHAPTEE XU. — Coxtinued. ' That is it ^exactly — being doxe. And we will j do poor Borneo. LC --! ' Oh, 1 know what you want. You are fishing for compliments. Well, you deserve them. You are the best Borneo on tbe amateur stage 1 know. The audience will go wild over you.' 'Good-by. Tbat will do. You may go now. Send up your man with his paints to beautify me. I will try to keep in the same mind while you are awav.' Algy hastened down stairs and burst into the greenroom. All was bustle and stir ; the last act but one of The Haunchback had just been finished. .Lady Gladys stood in the centre of the room with flushed cheeks and flashing eyes. Sue had over come her nervousness and played her best, and had been applauded to the seventh heaven of de light. Close beside her. arranging the flowers in her hair, stood M&ida, a placid smile of admiration on her lovely face. ' Did 1 really do it passably ? enquired* the little lady, e...
Poetry. HLLOWED BE THY NAME. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
poetry. - ; [' ^ALLOWED BK THY NAME. : — ? ? ? ? ? BY ELIZA. COOK. List to the dreamy tone tbat dwells In rippling wave or sighilig tree ; Go, hearkeu to the old church bells, The wliistliiig bird, the whirring bee ; Interpret right, arid you will find 'Tis 'power and glory ' they ?proclaim— The chimes, the creatures, waters, wind, All publish, * Hallo#ed be Thy name 1* Tbe pilgrim journeys Jill he bleeds, To gain the altar of his sires J . ? ? The hermit pores above Ms beads With zeal that never wanes or tires ; But holiest rite or longest prayer That soul can yield or wisdom frame, What better import can it bear' Than, ' Fatheb J hallowed be Thy name !' The savage kneeling to the sun, To give lua thanks, or ask a boon ; The raptures of the idiot one Who laughs to see the clear, round moan I The saint, well taught in Christian lore, The Moslem prostrate at his flame — All worship; wonder, and adore — All end in, ' Hallowed be Tby name!' Whate'er may be man's faith or creed Those pr...
Novelist. O'Neil M'Darragh, THE IRISH DETECTIVE ; Or, THE STRATEGY OF A BRAVE MAN. CHAPTER XVII.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
Bowltst, O'Ml I'Darragh, THE IRISH DETECTIVE ; Or, THE STRATEGY OF A BRAVE MAN. By OLD ° SLEUTH. j CHAPTER XVII.— (Continued.) 4 'Cause he's crazy, or, as pop says, a little cracked:1 7 ' What's his name ?' ' We couldn't never find out ; he answers to any name you call him.' ' He likes pictures, don't he?' * Oh, yes, he's juEt erazj on pictures ; and pop says as how he must have been in love with some girl that died, and that set him nmr.T. And mw Via ernes frvr evnrv mctnra of a gal that he kin lay his hands on ; and he gets lota oi them, too, and pop can't find out where from, nuther.' ' X-Vbere is Lunia now ?' ' OJi, 1 guess he's somewhere on the feeaoh; he'd always wandering around, night and day, but he never does any harm, and, crazy as he is. he always finds hia way home all right, 'specially rouud meal times.' * Wiiiob way does Lunie, as yoa call him, generally go?' ? Ch i ail over ; but I guess to-day he went down to the bridge, 'cauee he often goes down to see the boat com...
GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
? ? ? ? ? j GRAIN MARKET. | Dalgety and Co. Limited report : — ' Our weekly sale was held on Wed nesday as usual before a fair attend ance of the trade. We submitted a catalogue of about 4,000 bags of various grains. Wheat. — Parcel of about 200 bags Steinweidel seed was sold at 5s 6d per bushel ; fair milling, 4s 9d ; bleached, 4s 7d ; medium, 4s 8d ; inferior, 3s 10|d to 4s6d. Oats. — Stouts. 2s 6d to 2s 8d ; Danish, 2s | 4d to 2s 5d ; Tartarians, 2s 3d to 2s 3^d ; Algerians. 2s 2d to 2s 3d. Maize, 3s 5d to 3s 6d. Peas, 2s 8d. Rye, 2s 10^d. Barley. — Medium malting, 2s 9d to 2s lid ; thin, 2s 4d to 2s 5cL'
Poetry. HERE'S A HEALTH TO THOSE WHO LOVE US. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
©oetrp^ HERE'S A .HEALTH TO - THOSE WHO LOVE US. . — — : — -??? — .. : .V' ST FBAKCIS SMITH, Here's a health to those who love ob, And a smile for those who hate ; Kind heaven is above as And we may trust oar fate; If loved ones fly before as, . And those who hate betraj, Crod'B mercy still is o'er as Qa sorrow's darkest day. Theno health to tho6e who love ua, : And a smile for those who hate ; Kind heaven ie above ns, And wa may trust oar fate. The lore that in an hoar Will plume its winga and fly Elsewhere to iry itB power, Is hardly worth a sigh. Tbe hate that would annoy as Is only worth a smile ; It never can destroy us, For heaven rales the while. Then a health to those who love us, And a smile for those who hate ; Sind heaven is above as, And we may trust our fate. This life is bat a bubble, . 'Tis ended in a day: Than let us laugh at trouble, And drive oar cares away. The world is fnll of sorrow, But has its pleasures, too ; Then do not trouble borrow* Life's bright side onl...
Is Marriage a, Failure ? [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
Is 3Iarrlage a Failure ? \ A somewhat peculiar case of domes I tic unliappiness Was ventilated at the I Police Conrt of Castlemainelast week, before Mr Robertson, P.M., and a local bench. The Tease was that of Henry Parkinson, an old resident of the Castlemaine district, against his wife, Lucinda Parkinson, for assault and. threats or violence, in. order that ; defendant might be bound over by the bench to keep ' the peace. The evidence elicited went to prove that Mr aud Mrs Parkinson had lived unhappily together for f some time past, and latterly the - complainant [ was afraid that his wife would do him grievous bodily, harm. The, strained relationship hitherto existing' was intensified on the 20th of last month, when according to plaintiffs statement, Mrs Parkinson appealed to heaven for assistance as follows ' Oh God, have .pity upon me and; relieve me of my adversary. Remove him -from the earth ! Take him a*var ! Take away-the big grub to where he will become a . thousand grubs....
Josh Billings' Philosophy. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
Josh Bim»-ys- Philosophy. In grate'crcwds ov persons like grate flock* ov birds, thsre is mutch more noise and clattering than sense. Thare are but dredful few people who fean talk ten ininnits tew yu without lugging into the conversashun their bak or stummck ak*=e. Sins are the only things that i repent ov« I never could make enny thing repenting ov blunders. Whisky friends are the most unprofitable ones i kno ov ; they are alwnz reddy tew drink with yu, but when yu are Teddy tew drink with them, then they ain't dry. I look upon a pure joke with the same venerashun that i do upon the 10 com* mandments. - Yu kant hire 'a man tew be honest. * He will want hiz wages raised every morning. ? ' - * . ? \ The most ^uckoes&fal men I have ever known are those whb are konBtantly making blunders, but never Been tew kno it. I kn& plenty of folks who are so kondem kontrary, that if they should fall into the river, they would insist upon floating up stream. . t One ov the most re...
Agricultural Items. PESTS AND THEIR REMEDIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
Agricultural Items. [?] = Alphis,Cherry:— ^See'AppleScale.' A^nis Tobaxwd Water (1 gal. Tioiiing water or !? 'oz. tob&cco.; add a little soap-suds).' ' ; Aphis, Weak - -solntion caustic po^H^lst^Sp^s , Aphis, Orange.— Syringe with soap suds or tobacco water, or dust with, lime or sulphur. . . , , Art his, Woolly (American Blight)/ — Beat up 3 lbs . flowers of sulphur in. 2 gals. of. water, iuld 51bs of j freshly burnt .limestone, beat up. with 2 more gals. ^f ^vater, adding clay till of^oonsiste.ncy of batter. „. ' Blight, Pekch.— Syringe with a solution of ..lime (2 gals.) .sulphur CI lb), and parbolie acid powder [ (W , or 'dust with dry mixture- of same. ' Blight, Black (Lemon Smut).— - See ' Peach Blight.*' Blister (or Curl). Dust leaves with sulphur. .Borera.-— :Roo£ np- afecjjed trees. Remove attacked branches. Pre vent deposition of eggs. Blight, Lemon. — Probe galleries with fine pointed wire and inject weak solution of Caustic potash. Cankerworm and Caterpillars .— ...
He Was Looking For Presents. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
Me Was Looking For Presents . On New Year's Day a workman pre sented himself at the house of a wealthy manufacturer. ' Sir, I wish you a happy New Year.' ' Thanks, my good man.' ' And I have come for my New Year's gift.' ' Who are you ? I don't recall your face.' *' Why, I am the man who always comes ta ' borrow your wheelbarrow.' Is the woman who goes to church to ex* hibit her seal-skin sacque-religious. Bliveks : ' What role does your star actor iake the most interest in ?' Manager (ener getically)- ' The pay-roll.' | ' Some scamp reoently decorated in the night the great door of Pentonville prison with the legend: 'Hair out while you wait.' Mb. Younghusbanb : ' My dear, this clock &f ours gives the whole room tone.' Mrs, Tcunghueband: 'Naturally; it's tbe only striking thing in it.' Wicsabs : ' If you don't let up on your drinking, Vickare, one of these days yen wi'i. be having snakes.' Vickarb : ' No, I won't. I drink nothing bat imported Irish whisky, and there can't b...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. The following are the arrangements for services by the REV. J. H. MEEK, B.A., up to Sunday, June 7th : — Sunday, May 24th- — Kergunyah, at 11 a.m. Gundowring, 3 p.m. ?' Sunday, May 31st — Yackandandah, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Back Creek, 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7th — Kergunyah, at 11 a.m. Sandy Creek, at 3 p.m. Kiewa, at 7 p.m. ? i ( With Supplement .) PUBLISHED EVERT SATURDAY. SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1891.
For[?] Accounted For. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 23 May 1891
[?] Accounted For. D?ar Jcis, it eestrs quite strange to mfl (Doeo it seem strange to you ?) When we together used to be, We hath were twenty- two. 'But now we mbet (can it be true ?— I think is o'er and o'er I) I'va passed my forty- first and you Are only thirty-four. I do not know, I do not care, How fortune favors you ; You look as young as wben you were My dear at twenty-two. But this I'd like to know, dear Jess (For so it now appears), Why you in age than ine are less By more than seven years ? The matron drooped her deep-leaned eye^ And, as she held bim fast ; She answered, 'twixt her long-drawn sighs : ! w You know mes live bo fast I'