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CORRESPONDENCE. EUROA HORSE PARADE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
COnuR-E4POXDE1 CIE. EUItOA H01RSE PARADE. TO TIE EDITOR. Sir,-I can only regard the letter signed "i McPhersoin Bros." as an illnatured attempt to' damage that now established in stitution, the Euroa Horse Parade, as well as to mislead owners of mares as to the fitness of date of show. I would draw attention to tihe followihg facts :-Thce Euroa Parade has always been held on a sale day, and never ater thaita the 14th. The _ convenicnce of the country people is studied by having the parade on that day,' as they kill two hirds with one stone-namely, see the horses and and do their business at the yards as well. The "interest of 'horso-owneis -i also con served by enablinig tliein tod xlzibitT beifore a' larger crowd than they would have on somo special day. The Melbourne parade being held on Monday, the 3rd, buyers (if any) have ample time to have their purchases at the show on ethe following Friday. Hun dreds of people have attemied the parades in past years, and there is no reason t...
Arrival of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
Arraal .fxeManilRm. MAITS arrive at thl Eltro Post Oftlio as follows : Fron Gooram, Merton, Doon,-- Main abdnple and Mansfield;Yit 5.B20 i:i. ;Sun dlays exccptcd. From JanmiEon ,Mondays,W edne?Odiys, I and Fridays, at 5.20 p.m. i ,."-"? From MIicpoll,' Iiell Soth, K r-amornus South, on Mondays, Wednes days, andFridays, at9 a.m... Riggs' Crcek, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. - From Shcan's Crcsk, Strathbo e, '-aid Strathbogio West./ on. Wednesdays s and Saturdays, atr5.30 pnm. : ... ' From Balmattum, Mondays, Wednes days, at 5 p.m. Melbourne up and down train, daily, at 10.17 a.m. Melbourne utp train, daily at-7 p.m. D Down train duily, at 6.15 pmn.
EUROA POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
EUROA-r,,OST OEF-IC E, Departureat; 2,asIiS.; "?IAM close a ttli. Euiroa Post Offico follows : For Gooras, MIerton, Doon;i Main damplle, anud Mhansfieold at 11 a.t. daily, mSundays exceptcd. For .Tanieson, Tuesdays;- Thursdays,-. snd Saturdaysn?-:i lam l-" -,v- -:s For Micpoll, Miepoll Southll (loose bag), and Karrunomus, South ?Mondays, :WVed besdays and Fridays, at 11 as;m. For Shean'sCrOcclk (looseibag)i Strthl lbogie, and StrathboSio 'West (loose bue) on Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 11 a.m. For 3alma-ttum, Mondays?,; ' dnesi - das, and Fridays, at 11 :.u Rims' Creel -Tiiuesdlays and Fiidays,: ut 11.30 a.m. und don, For Melbournie Up and: down train daily at 9.40 a.um. For Mclbourne up and down trains, ldaily, at 5.301. i:'
RAILWAY FROM EUROA TO CASHEL [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
RIAILWAYFROM EUROATO CASHEL A well-attended meetirig was held at the residence of Mr Joel Cooper (Mirambeen) Tamleugh, on Tuesday, 4th!inst. There were present numerous representatives from Tamleugh, Moglonemby, and Kar ramomus, all of whom entered enthusias tically ilto the1 business in hand.. The object of the meeting was to advocate the construction of a railway from nEuroa to Cashel. The benefits to be dcrived from such a railway were discussed at great length, and a large "committee was ap pointed to work; the matter up, and to assist other coumnmittees; bent upon the saale object, to agitate for railway com munication between Euroa and Cashel. A number of important propositions were earried, and sovrend liersons appointed' to. canvass for signatures to petitions on the matter. A subscription list ivas opened, and .a tidy sum subscribed towards de fraying the expenses of the league. It was decided to request the president of the shire to convene a public meeting in the Shire-ha...
Commercial. LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
Commern al.. LOCAL'MARKETS ::- .. The local mill reports" having `parchbsed "during the week, about 246 bags-of -wheat at the following prices:---Wheat, 3s 7d to 3a 9d; oats, 2s 5d.to 2s 6d. Mr C. L. )DeBos reports --prices locally as follows........ Fresh butter is 3d. .Eggs, is Fowls, 2s to 3s per pair. Ducks 3s per pair. Turkeys 4s to 8s.per pair.... .Sheepskins 3d to 4Ad. 1Iides td to 2.1d. Xangaroo skin?r 9d to is. ld. wVallaby Gd. to 7d: - +Oppossurn 2s Gd.to.4s Gd. Bear 2s 6, J. E. Handliury and Co. repoit: Prime cask butter, 9d to 10d; prime print butter Is .&d to Is 4d; eggs, 1s ; hq n.y, 3ti to 3:d per lb.;pigs 3dto4 d ltirkoys, 5s to.J0Os per pair; fowls, 2s -o 8s; lucks, 3s to 4s Gd; oppossum :skins, 2?'Gd to 6s. MessrdGordon Bros. furnish the follow 5ingreporttff their prices: Frehils tter (prime) 1s 4 . d.: - Eggs ls Fowls 2s 't 3s. Ducks 3s to 4s. 'Turkeys 5d per lb. Carcase Pork 3d to 4d. ;Sheepskins 3d to 4d. :lides 2d to l -*'$ "'" Mr D. A. Casement hay aid...
Evolution. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
- Evolution. By QUIETIST. " I think that this life is only one of a series of lives which, our incarnated part has lived. I have little doTiitb of our having pre-existed'; and that :als in the"time of our pre-existenc'B" we wore"actively employed.". GENERAL GoDnoN.
PRINCESS BEATRICE'S WEDDING CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
'rDLNCEss BEATRICE'S WVEDDIYO CAKE. Three cakes, one above'.the other, i and a plateau upon which it rests, and surrounding the lower cake, is a wreath of lilies, white, interspersed wiith ivy, emblematic of purity; sweetness, and friendship. Surrounding the. lowest cake are large skeleton shields,' bear ing on ericlosed shields the coat of arms of the Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenburg, interspersed with' passion flowers. Surrounding the second. cake are jessamine, and round the second and third cakes are passion flowers, ivy, and' roses. On the top are cupids and a large vase con taining an immense bouquet, composed of a variety of emblematic flowers. The cake weighs about 4-cwt., and ;the floral decors tiour are all modelled entirely of 'sugar It stood on a massive gold stand; which was designed and made for the happy occasion7 It was;made to the order .of. the: Kentish ladies ly Messrs.Bzzare, of Oxford Street.
Siftings. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
sIftin?s. The number of miles .of fencing throughout New South Wales is estimated £51 per mile,represents an expenditure of £39,588,189. Tin discovered near railway line, Bris bane, 7 miles from Townsville. Splen did specimens. , An Australian Atlas of: no common kind is being got out by John Sands; Sydney. The Roman Catholic college for the education of priests is to be erected at Manly 3Beach, at a cost of £60,000. It will cover an area of 60,000 square feet and will have a tower 180 feet high. In reply to a question in the House of Lords, onlMay 8;'the Duke of Cambridge said that 'British troops had never been better cared for in any campaign than they had been in the Soudan. - The Hdn. Thos. Holt, England, con tribites £50 to the National Shipwreck Relief Society. N.S.W. Six of then men- court martialled on a charge of mutiny received six months, with hard labor. Komaroff was presented with.. a gem bedecked 'sword., Sir Peter Lumsden was the recipient of the figurative sack. Alh...
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
Gazette otiees. Applications for Licenses approved. Wnm. Willcock, 1GGa, Goomalibeo; Wm.i Allen, 319a, Tatong; John Wilson, 100a, Tatong. Applications for leases approved=- Samuel Nowvbey, 239, 3r 31p, Gowangardie Isaac Wallace, 319a 3r 36p, Gowangardie.
A ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
A ROMANCE. I hate you, sir.! . I-hate you miss ! You're made to scorn I, kYou're maid to kiss. I loathe your.faco; I'm loath.to go; ... My fathercomres; . lNo farther, no. His hoots are hardl.: Wh at boots totell; . You're sold, you see ; I'm soled,, farewell. - . .
AVENEL. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
AE?NEL. The comnpetition for the Martini-Henry rife terminated last Saturday, greatly: to the surprise of most of the competitors, by constable O'lRilly, who had obtained the highest score at thile previous meoting, being declared the winner, rhaving, -with the handicap allowed him, againsecuired the greatest number of points. This handi capping does not appear to be. a: iatis factory way ;of deciding a. rifle-contest, leading to a great deal of loose shooting in order to obtain a wide margin for the suc ceeding day's meeting." -" The wife of Ir J.: Borrows; (ii resident of over thirty years), who has been ailing for some .months, died on -Wednesday morning at her danglitor's residence, Man galore, and is to be buried onFridayafter noon. The Tallarook footballers sare going to pay us a visit on Saturday next,arid a close game isexpected.
The farmer and the editor. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
The farmer anda tle editor. " Seems to me you don't have notlin' to 'do, " said a farmer, walking into the sanctum of the editor the other day. "Well I have worked on a farm a good deal of my life, and I regard editing a sog called lhumnorous paper as harder work than ploughing'corn, " the editor replied. "O shucks !" exclaimed the farmer; "if I didn't have nothin' to do but sit around and write a little, and shear a good deal, Itellyc I'd be havin' a mighty easy timune. ' " "I'll tell you what I'll do, " said the editor, "I'll plough corn a day for you, if you'll write two columns to-day for me. " "Done" cried the farnmer. "And I'll bet you ten dollars you can't writo tior eolumns toiday for me.". "Done again. An' I'll het you ten dollatrs more yer can't plough as much as yer orter." ,"I'll take you, " the editor replied. "What am I to write about?" "Oh, anything, so it's funny. Remember, now, AMr Farmer, you are to do the writing yourself. The matter must be strictly original." "N...
Agricultural Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
Agricultural Shows. The" followingi are the dates-for the holding of the various Shows in the Goul burn and Murray ,Valleys duiring the year 1885 :- Yarrawonga, September 3rd. .- - Ovens and Mlurray Agricultural Society, atWngarmatt. September10th.and 11th. Moira Agricultural and Pastoral Society at Cashel, Sl?tem~ier 17th:. Shepparton ; and Lower,- Goulburn Valley Agricultural and Pastorl Society, September 22nd and 23rdI:- : Nunmirkah ! Agricultural. Association, September 29th. North-Eastern Pastoral and A"griultural Society at Murchison, 1st October. ' Tungamah iAgricultural and Rural In dustries Society, October 8th. North-Eastern and Goulburn Malley Agricultural Society. at Tatur, October 21st. Euroa, 30th October.,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
W. H. - 'O N -LEY, I Painter and Paperhanger.. Coach Pl.ainter: S lrgn Writer ANDERSON- _ST-REET, . EUROA. : TRATIfBOGIE .SAW MILLS. Sawn Timber of any length nuid size, supplied at the slortest notice. -Full Particulars from: Wm.i::E E L A N DS, .e:. ..EURO.A.. GEOiDGE IAcuBETT, LICENSED" CARRIER, EUROA LL -"O RD ERS left with Mr A J. WNeill will receive prompt 3i,.' 'Attention.. Firewood in . Any Quantities. FivkiRiIT IERmoVED. MISSES YOXON, . DRESS tAsURis ANBI MrHLLWiERiS (Lfte of Melbourne.) RA1 N ING. commenced Business at 1 Rail ray-street, Euroa: Respect. fully solicit a share of the patronage of the above Town and surrounding district. All ordeis .promnptly executed in latest style and best of work. TH 1 - ??':'AS:': "B' ON-°D; B EGS. to. inform the inhabitants of Violet Town and district tlhat, having ,procured, an AUCTIONEER'S LICENSE, he is prepared to undertake Sales of every description, on, the most rcasonablo'terns. - P. -F,'McCL-U SKEY, IL AIAL-".W;k:,Y .S}T R EE Tý...
Arrivals of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
Arrivals of ) Ianu. MNars arrive at Violet" Town Post, Office as follows: From Melbourne daily 10.35 a.m., and 7.20 p.m. From Tamlengh, Tamleugh North, and Caniambo-Mondays,' Wednesdays, and Fridays, 4.30 p.m. From Marraweeney, Boho, and Strath bogie North-Tuesdays, and Fridays, 6.30 p.m. From G.owangardie,-Tuesdays, and Fridays 10 a.m. From Brrinigton's, Caniambo-M-lon day, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 4.30 p.m.
The Advertiser PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. "Let all the ends thou aim'st at be thy Country's, Thy God's, and Truth's.' FRIDAY, 7th AUGUST, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY JIORNING. "Let all the ends thou ain 'st at be thy Country's, 1Thy God's, and Truth's.' FRIDAY, 7th AUGUST, 1885. RUssIa has often been termed "an empire of magnificenzt distances," and the phrase has perhaps been rather too incautiously.accepted as an excuse for not attempting to arrest her -progress over the wild wastes into which her military enterprise ventures. ,Other powers have looked quietly on cVhile Russia has sent her troops over thou sands of miles of townless steppes, conquering nomad tribes and converting Lawless khanates into integral portions `of s ;i ?ii steil e' site i:ind itwas oiioly'. the actual presence of the Russians on the soil' of Afghanistan that .roused England to a resistance to her further adidance. Germany and Austria are possibly, not unwilling that. the arms and resources of Russia should find ro,,m for employment outside the con fines of:the Euiopean continent, and this fact no: doubt had consider.,ble influence on some of the...
THE KIRKLAND STREET CROSSING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
THE KIRKLAND STREET CROSSING. TO TIle EDITOR. SmI,- observe with much- satisfaction that active steps arc being taken to bring under the notice of the Railway Conmmis sioners, the urgent necessity which exists for the .formation of the long (esired level crossing at Kirkland-street. It is, I under stand, intended upon the occasion of the impending municipal elections, to supply each of th?e polling Ibooths throughout the shire with a copy of petition on the albve subject, when it is hoped and expected that many signatures may be appended. It is trusted that you, .Mr Editor,. will use your pen in advocating the grant of .this long wished-for and much-required addition to' the convenience of the inhabitants, both of the town; andl the large district of which it is the centre. .- : : .. : I a, Sir, Yours &e., A RATEPAYER. Eurox, Auig. 5th, 1885.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
GRAND CONCERT AND BALL, SThursday, 13th August. 1885 If TEMIPEBRCE. HALL, .EUROA. The. Bet . Talent - in the District e procured. Doons OrEN, 7.30, To. COMMENCE AT 8 O'CLOCK. " Prices of., Admission : Fno-T SEATS, 2s. BACK SEATS, 8. S Bull (double ticket) 4s. .-:: : Refreshments Provided.- '. GEO. BARRETT, l'on. Soc. EJ UROA . TO.WN -BAND GRAND QUARTERLY~ SNEW PUBLIC HALL, EUROA;.ý S FRIDAY, AUGUST 21T . .. rPHE Committee' of the Euroa Town -- Banidbeg to ;ahnounice that'their 'second Quarterly Ball will take place in the New Public Hall, on Friday Evening, August .21st, whein the - whole 'of the members of the band will be in attendance' in splendid.unifoins, . ani will play at in tervals a number of high-class and pleas ing selections. Dancing to commence at half-past eight.. ,Tickets,5s. to'adiuit Lady and Gentleman, '3;ini Tod be had of all ?eiiibors.a N .-6.:Music 'by select Quadrille Band;.-::; T. BARRACLOUGH,Se :.. Cliurclh Notices. METHODIST CHUIdCH, VIOLET TOWN.' . ORTNIGHT...
Moglonemby Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 August 1885
IIogloncinnby Jottis?sa. By " INCOG." Jack Frost has been. having his fling amongst us during the past few weeks, and as a consoquenco grass 'and cereals do aot make much'. progress' Oat crops, which alwys' yield to the frosts, are looking as though they had slighllt attack of yellow jaundice, but Dr., Sunshine will aoon eradicate the ailnent, and as the soil has been well saturated with the late rains, I don't think we can be blamed if we indulge in the hopeful anticipations of a better harvest next season than we have been blessed with for some years past. I have very few items of interest to nar rate this week, so I shall in lieu thereof a?bmit an ideathat has suggested itself to me many a time, for the consideration of those whom it may conicern, and leave it to common sense to decide whether there is anything in it or not. I do not know when the idea first suggested itself, but I don't know that it matters, therefore that point is of no importance. We. have read, and heard a lo...