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A SERMON TO THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
A SERMOHN TO THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION. A wollknown pireuoher wan invited by the Doctor ligou to occupy the pulpit at Don ,acter. Thle layor and the Corporation came, and thile church wan crowded.:- - " The preacher took for his text-ratuher a 'doubtful on Iot a mixed cuogregationa-- ong of Solomon ii., 10--14. .At the close of a period, or divisiou of his eubject, he dropped hiis voice, and, leaning over the pulpit, said, In soft, luring tones, ' Rise up, my love. my fair one, and come away.' There was an audible giggle in the church, of which lie was quite uncunscious. I dreaded these pauses, t eaoch of which he quoted tenderly this in vitation. 1 now people putting their hand. kerchiefs to their mouths to eupprens the giggles. He proceeded to explain the spiritual ineaing of 'Plowers appearing on the earth, and thile time of slnilng birds to omenl.' The Mayor and Corputatiou were evidently not interected. I think I discerned indications of ' nodding ' on the part of the Mayor, an...
A GREAT SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
A GREAT SCHEME. lIr, Mblneybage was eitting at his desk in Wall'strcet, reading a card which bore the following inscription and poatulipt in lead, penolll " 1, MaCorker, " PY..--Can you spare me two minutes in which to show you a great scheme 1 " " Two minutes," mused Mr. Moneybags. " Show him in, Tommy." A monlent later the offioeaboy ushered in s bald.hetded, bright eyed, but withal fruwey. looking inldvidhali, who p.llled up a ehai. " You will of course admit." Ilh began, as e bit off tle end of tie cigar anti looked around for It Illch, " that tlle world ower every moa n living." The bloated boutdholder grudgingly nodder ellellt. " Well, I Irn, just been calululating about the kindl of living I'd like to lhave. Ii ihe Unilted Hlateil there re atll. ust sixty million peolple, aly Oiti of whlole, if liroa?rly all prnuulleld, would o tUllllbllle lu taellt to Iiihe inpplllirt of a deaourrlig tllnl. That wouli lauklh slnty millin in Ielee, or 6000,000 dole, Nuw llly eelierne I to sen...
ELTHAM MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
ELTIIAM MIARKET. AMtura, T, R. B., Morton and Coghill repi'ot a very aueosasful nporing snle at Mlurris' yards on the 23rd ult,, whent tinleo wos n, gnod yarding of cattle, Springers, £8 to £8; li1u of huifers, 15 monthlt, £1 7s Od I twuo.year.olds, £2 101 i; fat cows, £7 s; store cOWS, £2 ID8 to .£1 I old cows, £1 ; paddy stoor., -£1 84, COurrespondIhttswtld grantly nlaistus by nai llg it tlilr aontributiontl na u'rly hI the wuolt an posible Corrtsiptiolts atre requested to writs on nl,, salu of pllt uonly andti i shutaL not larger thlia 0 x U ilulltes
BIDDY AT THE BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
BIDDY ATTHE BATIK. " Is this tlhe lank of Enginud 7" "It tis, mruou." "This in whern yo kplm eoqple'nm tone) ?nae ndil sound for thr'un ?" hio nsked giltln. It in, ma'an. ' A r-af. h.. itle Junkof England,' you know," returned the clotk, pil:tanlly. lHe was a remarkably civil fellow-for a lbt k. " Wll, I wouldn't be trunltin ye ton far;. but I want ye to llke c are o' t ilt hit o' oney for mlcl, an'il In?our Ihelp yo if it ian't to the folj whlin I conic to tne for it!" " No fear of that. How much is thele, " Tlhere' four covotlilre, tn' this crooked one, al' a half, an' a :ivo.blitl;n' bif, nlt' a shillin'an' six pence." " Fire pounds soixoren and nix," said the clerk, coutnling it ovur after her. " Very well, Ito'ntl, henr is your rIthe IOue." " WtVllt'o that for?" itemalndedt Biddy, tlo.kinl distuln tfully li tihe slip of onlptor. " You uoant bIliutlllnt when you conic to take your money out uogin;" and the cleok explained the matter to his auepicious cue. •' , sir ate ?e rfotnt'...
MELBOURNE HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
MELBOURNE HORSE MARKET. Campbell anrd Sons, Kirk's Bazaar, report :-'rTh supply of horses for tie weiek hls heen short and not nearly equal to the dnemand, Useful horses in all clasies have boun soiling well. Extra heavy draughts are in good request. Medium draughts, plnugh horsea and active delivery sorts are wanted and and payable prices are ruling for suitable animals. Upstanding hacks guillers and Judian remounts are' wanted in any numbers but vry 'few coming forward. Well trained and well tatolbed carriage and buggy horses are In demand and a good figure salily obtninable. Stout single phaeton ponies and pairs about 14 hands are s?lling well. Thlok set order oDrt horses are in raquost. Owmnibus horres nre selling wall uip tolate quota. tions, No cllnnge to note In ordinary saddle alud hIarnaiie sorts. Our ordlnory sales oonmpriscu-Extra heavy drhaughlies nuhJeot to Irials, £33 to C43; pedlltu draughts and plougi horses, £25 to .C31) ; d Indlnll nioiilt a nd gaiilpiner, £20 tno ...
A BIG NOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
A ICg NOSE. Rtihard Smith, of Indian River, Lewis County, New York, lha a moot remarkable nose. lie says it is n birthnfark ; that hie father, Michael, came home intoxicated one night and struck his mother on thenose. The matnrnal nose swelled and was dine higured for several months. The infant, who was christened Richaird Smith, was born with three reddish marks on the nose, which glow in izce with advancing years. On atccount of his appearance largely young Smith did not go to school. He took to the life of a lumberman. His muselas roew strong, and he has a chest which, wheo struck, resounds like a hoen drum. He ii square shoiudered and straight an en arrow. To paraphrase thle words of Persia'e Wtnl Whiteanu, one Omar Khayam, he npenke throagh his "all obliterating nose." In fact, all his features are obliterated by the tear-like nose, through which the words come with a trumpet-likeo clang. An for as the operation is cancuruerd for the removal of part of the noue, for which pur. ...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS POULTRY FARMER.-An American humourist wisely says that the propor time to set a hen is when the hen is reddy. CAREFUL IHOUsEWIFe -You will get real bhagains at Phillips' genuine clear. ing sale. No Cheap.Johu Jewish sale of gammonlto.he.insolvent stock, the refuse of the markets, but tip.top, first elass goods going out' of stock and must be sold to' make room for new things.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
FOR SALE.' . I G H T TWO.HIORSF WAGGON ; .L English fore-carriage; nearly nee. :':YPIy . W. J. EVERITT,' ., Wheelwright & Blacksmith, Knigaroo Grouud. ,FISH !I FISH!! FISH!!! .Fresh Fish for Sale every Friday. MiR. W. PARKER, of Kangaroo Ground, beJ s to inform the pulblic generally ' that he is prepared to supply .cus omers revry Friday hith it.sh Fish at reasonable Ipri:es. )yslters supplied All orders .to t he given in on the preceding day. Medical Notice. DR, 6ORDON PHILLIPS, L.R.O.P., Lond., M.R.C.S., Eng., L.S.A.,Lond .. Of Burgundy.St., Heidelberg May be Consulted Every Wednesday, Rlthana, 1.30 to 2 p.01. Kangaroo Ground (if instructed at Hel delberg before 11 a.m.) Every Friday AT 3reensoronngh, 1.30 to 2 p.m. 111nmoud Creek, 2.30 to 3 p.m. OR. J. T. CHAPMAN YARRA GLEN VISITS KANGAROO GROUND arery blondoy, I to 3 p.m. QUEINuTO WN Alternate Thursdays, I to 3 p,m. IMRS. CAMPBELL, TRAINED NURSE & MIDWIFE. '.tdoor patients attended. Terms modorate -'&lt;T...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. APRIL 20TH, 1903. (Before Captain Selby, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
COURT OF PETTY SlESbIUNS. ArnI, 20TH, 1003. (Before Captain Selby, ,J.P.) J. M'Brido was summoned for negleoting to send his child to school the requisite number of days. Fined 5s. Miss Gillan, a similar case for a little girl staying with her, expleined to the BIench that she was only one day short. The Bench considered it ridiculous and dismissed the case. Andrew; Engel was granted a re. nowal of his carrier's liceuso. 'LTheA?r irinnts that arise from chills, 'Asbegll and colds and other tilS, In Winter months are prevalent most, Caused by wet, cold winlds, nod frost. A Mother's troubles then begin t The children cough, grow pale and thin. The thouglhtful parent should prooure A bottle of Woous' UOcIAT PEPrreni?rT t:ur,.
ANDERSON'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
ANDERSON'S OREEK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) What is termed a " White Sunday" (aln Americanisem I hoelive) was held by the Baptists in the Mechanics' Hall last Sundaty evening. The hall was very prettily decorated with white fowers, most of the congrreation also carrying them. About 50 of the younger children froml the State school, the girls dressed in white, occupied the platform and rendered several hymns during the pFrvice very nicely. Mr Burton preached a very effective ser mun from the text "Though your sins be as.scarlet they shall be whiter than snow.'" The fence oi the Nillpmbik approach to the bridge over tile Yarra to in a very bad state; also the bridge itself is rotting and requires fresh tarring and painting to save very heavy expenses further on.
LILYDALE PUBLIC BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
L1LYDALE PUBLIC BATHS. A conference between three mem hers of the Lilydale Shire Council and three gentlemen representing the public was held in the shire hall on Friday af?etnoon. 17th alt., in reference to the cmntrol of a piece of land about two roods in area, situate at the north of the Gas Comtpany's works, reserved 10 years ago as a site for public baths. Crs I. Kilpatrick atd E. A. Jansnn and Mr. D. Kay, J.P., represented the people, and Cra. Wallace (Presidn.), Taylor, and Kings, the council. Mr. Thomas Morkham, Secretary for Landsl, was present for Mr. Taverner, who is to act as arbitrator. The council chai her was literally packed with people interested in the question, despite the fact that one prominent oppositionist had protmised them they would not obtain .admission. Mr. Markham intimated that he had been appointed by the Minister to hear what evidence there was on the matter, and requested that the speakers be restricted to the three gentlemen .ppiiiisted. Ho would li...
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endorsing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communications bearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed and free from personalities, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELYN OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
CORRESPONDENCIE. Without endor:ing the opiuions of our correspondents, we shill beoglad to insert, .communications hearing'upon' tbopico of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed and free from personalities, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a gnmrantee of good faith. TO TRE EDITOR OW TIIR VELYN OBSERVER. Slear Sir,-Thero e ase no necisity for Councillor Thomas to inform the ratepayer, by-letter through the Evelyn Observer, that he signed cheques for' works on the Yea road. lle might with as milch grace ave told them that haosigned cheques to pay 'the salary of the ooicers, etc.- That letter was got up purposely to enable himself, out of bravado, to' again use improperly' his pro sumnptive assertions, viz., "my Council's action," etc., etc., and " my Council, after careful consideration of the road," etc., etc. Councillor Thomas is simply a member of the Council and not its proprietor. The Premier of'the State' P...
SEVERE TRIALS. Weathered Through. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
SEVERE TRIALS. Weathered Through. Sailora at sea litre many a severe trial to weather through. Iut they stick to their ship, laugh at the storms an?l manfully pull her through. Then the weary aud tryilng thoms of the past are looked back upon Iight-leartedly. Miany a m.an' u.eistence can be likcnusl to a bhip Plruggling against adversity upon the oeeu o thfe. 't'rials come, but he who manfully puts his honlller to the wheel and dr ter milles i? pucrh thr'ough therm, ucecitds where others faill. r. William II ultor, of .Alhhutton, New Zalall, was well nigh shtipwreckeL upon the eei.an of life. Ih!efre le bhecaeiu utterly wrecikd however, lhu mIrhraculoreiYv nve(td himself "For ?one yCear," Ihe says, "I hl n asluggihll liver, which ultlmtately eoldel lu a lng anlld nifrult illttr s. Ol the lopi of Ihle s I lned utnirelluls, w lhcl futhlrl' drralciged oy liver urll berought on i corpllllllction of tlhe kid. noey. I unlderwelnt Itreltll?tlt by two doe. tors, but their medlteltu trol nrd...
THE BURGLAR. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
THE BURCLAR. iMr. Bransor, who lires on Ninth.avenue, anr a non haboan 12 yearn old, named OlaudiUs; and one evnoti this boy reclvoed permis lion to allow a neilthbour'a son .0o stay all nt ght with him. The oll people sleep down. stairs in the sltling-room. and the boys were plt into a r( oun direclly bshove. When they went to bed Claudius had the clothes-line under his oltt., and Lt.e neighlbur's boy had o monk io Lio pocket. As soon ns thle dour woo locked, Ilho Itraner boy remoarked, " You'l t mot In a fU aroundtl he to-liglht Ilttia wntult lie an a ten-alero lot!" FIroa a ellaret they brouhtl oaut a caot-off suil aof Iltnaner 'slautlli, staulled them with whatever callle litndy, tie the unIkandi in old ettraw It,.t oiln alr bead, and while loe oay was t ire fully ranisng the winda.w, thle oti.er was lyilng the clol heas-I no around tlt " man." ThIl iahung waos lowered down itn front oilfho riltingrcoom woindw, Ui ifd licd up and down once or twice. Old Braober wan just begin-. ...
WHERE MONEY DON'T COUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
WHERE MONEY DON'T COUNT. A lawyer had come all tile way from Conli. fornia to pay a 10.000 dollars legacy urover to Uncle Jerry llopefield, who load lievd all hia lifo in a littlo town in Ohio, and alter breakfast two or three of us werle lnvited to e alng nnd witlnesee the transfer. Vhea we reached the houone Uncle lJerry wos lightening lp the Ihoope .on the iain barrel, while his wife had gone to sne a nilck neigh. bour? They thad been fully identitled the day be[oroes the proper porties, and now I.to lawyer said " Yell, Uncle .Jerry, I want to hand you that monaaey, and get a receipt nod be off this mnorning,' S'lne kinder busy jelst now," sold the old man,as he stopped hammoering for a moment. " Yes, but 1 have 10,.000 dollars tIre for you. I don't believe thlore's a ma on Ibe world who wouldo't stop work long enough to siga a receipt forauoh a fortune." e" blebe not, but it looke Ilke raein, and I wrant to get this hat'l tixed right away. Can't you come over iI about an hiour ?...
THE ISLANDS OF SEAWEED. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
THE ISLANDS OF SEAWEED. Only n Iit of floating cnaweed that the reest fess nurf washed npon thie bench, nod yet the were night of it carried my thoughts bark to one of the most important events in the history of the world, for its far-away on. coentor well-nigh prevented the discovery of America. Vtue know the etory-how the ignornnt eailorn of tolomtbu brecame nlarlned and almost mutinied when their ships sailed into what appeared to be a pcrfu?t network of inmpenetruble weeds. They believed that the tIlsitkeolning en was i wlanling of Provid once to turln back from their audacious under. taking, and it required all the firsness and anthislity of Colulbus to being them back to'luty anti ubediernce. Tlhat wuond ful omas of seaweed was nume thing now and mybteriuSto, anti Ilhetefore to be fetred. . Litter, whene, the Spantlarile be came familiar ' tith tie otnstant Itpretnue in thatti taingauilar spnce sildwayinu the Allan* ti betweern the Azoren; theI anaries; and the Calp de Verde I...
A LECTURER'S TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
A LECTURER'S TROUBLES. Under the title of " Bome ]Reminaicences of a Lecturer," Dr. Andrew Wilsrn, the popularsolence leeturer,tha published a little volume of amusing anoedoea, chiefly re* cording personal experiences. Some of them relate to the little annoyances which public lecturers suffer from the thoughtlesenese of audiences. Coughing and creaking boots tire responsible for much; but still more irritating os a provincial habit of turning lteads on masse when a door creaks, to as ortain who is coming in. You are, (says the lecturer) in the midst of an Important pplanatllon when a door opens, somebody walks in, and instantly every head is turned ,round. Then when the now nomor ln seated the faces are again tutned ouwaids the plat. fourm in a way which eesna to say, " Oht, it's all right. Jdot go on pleaset we don't mind havinug hmied that little bit," Dr. Wilsen hamtried the gentle earcasm of assuring these head-turning esremblagee that If anything mnure extraordinary than an or...
UNNATURAL PARENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
UNNATURAL PATENTS. The curtains were not tightly drawn, and it was with no great difficulty that the crowd collected outside was enabled to perceive tile family group in the front parlour. The hus band and father was observed to be standing on the table and gesticulating wildly. The wife and-msother might be seen dancing with a marked degree of abandon on the sofa. The baby reclined in a big chair and blinked apathetically. "cSuch people ain't fit to have the care of a child," authoritatively declared a lady with glasses, who stood very near the house and could wee plainly. " It's a shame " indignantly insisted a stout woman with an armful of grocerica. Tihe husband and father suddenly seized a chlair and waved it frantically above his head. " Uh i" The lady with glasses shuddered. Tile woman with the groceries averted .her face, as if to save herself the shock of wituoenlng a revolting tragedy. " The child ought to be rescued I" The wife and mother upon the instant laid tinlenut ha...
AN INNOCENT BURGLAR. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
AN?I NI;CEHNT BURGLAR. Oni the Norl 'Sid?id, -within Iras than a piesoi sht of (as?..a;roet; thete i? a family talinoitin'which until within a week was un* enalitednt. Til niutther of the family died, thie .l.:ghtelmarried, and umoved to New Yualt, Mutd thile father and s1n looked up the old honie with it fumniottu e otaillnte g it rwa, ato?red th sillveir, and went to live at a hittel.'h Tellvys itn the dnauhtur telegrapllted itnrfather Lhat .lhn would iome to Chicego and upoi up the old hIine for the sulmmer. Th'Ia day before her enxctatul aurival the old g?untllmegan, woet .to thll safety depoit lault whern Lthe family plate was kept and catrled it over the. housea and put it in the seiebilardt.. TlleTn a telegram was hauded hhn calling hinl out of town. He sent for tin son, lt( in tthe gloum of the still, close urtatined ilese Ie toaid tilo youngater, aged 15, that iha did nalt lieu ta leave the oliver in the plan overnight unless there was abuoe one to watch it, iand lu asknied...
COOKING BY THE SUN'S HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 1 May 1903
COOKING DY THE SUN'S HEAT. Al Inveniilir tit tlliy inn ioiUniiiiiliii nn uprpurtu.l for kiil ig liy Il ia 11iwu oi Ilse suln, It nlowlnl n oh. Is,,r f ondr of wind and hurld with lolltIratg Ilmirrors, III Lilo Iiiiiwn jr 11 lift!, lx rluk o euu * 111 nr boil!!,1. )II1'P auyerod with ghIMM lu 1I I·*lulll 111' 111.11 1.1 1 1,0 ?NY" uoutnao w llh, b IIllrrnn i l1 11III,- I 11i I let lii 'illllrlvniuiiiiiy Molt oit iiid liii) lie lnkl oki , tIouill, 11111 t Inull il1uM a lliw for rracllwcl 11 t11dk. he111111 w I((1 h 1111111 d)11vtIV10 bllev it II. lllnl In nltrly Il, Ill t orul l to Ubm Iidlnu ulr of IIbo. I lif~A tte hlovelilir wilf mliiii M11111w th InIu4III1 oIIu, We i1imy IIi] mll .&oollhlIJdltlld ilin out owl Iui ut mltntitt,