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WHEAT GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

Wheat Growing. Tlxe 'wlieat powers as a rule are al ways afraid of bad times ; a*nd look forward to' the future with no small amount ot apprehension. They certainly meet trouble half way, and as far as we can see they have grasped at the shadow, which turns out to be will -t-- the- wisp. Six or seven years ago the cry in the Wimmera. district was that in a few years wheat growing would be very unprofitable, and farmers would have to devote their attention fo some thing else. But have their croak ings been warranted ? Has the price of wheat been so low as to be deemed insufficient to pay a fair re turn on the outlay. We will acknow ledge that about three years ago the 1 price was somewhat under the usual mark, but the reason was that certain rings at home were operating, whilst there was a big surplus in Victoria. What we wish to direct attention to, however, are the facilities within the reach of the farmer for making money by wheat growing — iff he has the capital. In wheat growing...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Mining Nuggets. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

xUit/ h bviij a u i -V/.1 : j ? ; vi .q y Mining Nuggets. The ' Federal Standard ' ? r learns i that Mr B. J Bartley ititendB putting i machinery Ot his property shortly to - ?work the cohthlnjatioh :of the Chiltern Quartz lode, ' ^ The Scotchman s Company will be blocking out their ground in a week's time at Chiltern, and it is then ex pected that larger returns will be obtained. James Eckold is suing the Chiltern Valley Gold Mines Company to re cover £1000 damages on account of the death of his son, George ' William Eckold. Plaintiff is the administra tor of the deceased's intestate estate, and claims to have suffered loss by. the stoppage of his son's earnings of £2 7s 6d a week as a miner. . De ceased was engaged in a drive in the Chiltern Valley mine on the 30th July last year, knocking out a false set to open out and block the ground, when a fall of earth occurred and he was killed. The company is charged ? with negligence in having failed to exercise sufficient care to keep t...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Ball at Bethanga. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

i : : iBall at Bethanga. (From Our Allan's Flat Correspondent.) On Monday the 25th a plain and fancy dressball was held in the hall at Lower Bethanga and was well at tended there being about 30 couples present, . Great credit is due to Messrs Scarlett and Johnson for the manner in which they carried out arrange, n.nnk fnr' i-.hp. ha.ll- A f. ulpuw v — ' unci v 0 o'clock refreshments were handed round by the ladies and gentlemen who. a ttended and was all that could be desired. Mr M. Mooney acted as M.C. and gave every satisfac tion. The music was supplied by Nichol Brothers on violins and seemed to be well appreciated by the dancers. I will try to describe a few of the dresses worn by the ladies present. If I omit to mention any of them 1 trust they will forgive me: — Miss Drummond, tambourine girl. Miss A. DrummondL, Zinarara; MiSg Tankard^ nurse; Miss Nellie Rich ards, Romp ; Miss E. Osborne, Flower Girl; Miss L. Bently, muslin Delaine ; Miss Maine, white muslin; . Miss Ellwood, c...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Our Melbourne Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

Our Melbourne Jjetter. . 1 l\Jl 1 ! ? . . w-jj - (From Ojq?' ^Owa Goraf^pondent.) neT It is a, remarl^blei^hijag,*?whefek»niBi /s i comes to' think o£ it, i that aearly jbiie- 1 : /half the Acts : of ParliaSnent which' j are passed are- found ilef eetijre: wheti I they have tobe worked. JjSoijietimes, j after they have, left €he draughtsman' s j hands, they are so tinkered in Oom. - mitted that thfey iare ^ 'hardly recog nisable after having 1 undergone the ordeal. At. -other times : they are defective 'from the beginning, and they go right through both Houses 'without anyone having puthisfinger upon the weak place. £-uch a thing has just been discoverd here. Eveiy one knows what trouble there has been over the passing of the Metro politan Fire Brigades' -Bill. It be came law at last, however, and a Board has been. - appointed. The Board is committed to an expendi ture of some £100,00, it has not only to purchase plant, but it has current j salaries and wages to pay. It has no j fun...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Mining Nuggets. (Hillsborough Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

3Tiiihi-j JSTnggets.. j : ? : ? T-O: ? (Hillsborough Correspondent). I Mr A. Wallace has found a nice show close to his old reef ' The Kini berley' Stauley. The reef is 18 ins. , wide and prospect 3 ozs per ton. Messrs Braidy and Baird have found a good show in the old alluvial work ings Jiuropa gulley Stanley. The reef is 4 feet .wide and ^prospects one ounce per ton. They raised 25 tons last week. Mr Sutherland and son crushed- 6 tons at ' Biddington*s mill, Six Milet.for o|- Jozs. L Messrs M'Quilton and Lloyd crushed 15 tons at their own mill Kebington ' near . Jaaniesen' for 79 ozs~ A previous crushing, from . the same reef went 6 ozs per ton. . : The Messrs Trezise and Crawford's reef in front of the school house, Hillsborough, is looking well. The reef is opened 40 feet long and stone, shows in both faces dhe foot wide,; They have about 40 tons at grass 'which should yield 2 ,ozs per ton, gold being easily seen in the stone. Some fine specimens of tin oxides /havej; beeh ? brt...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
What Invention Has Done.. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

* What 1 Xrivmikdrt. ^Bo-r ' . , .1 ; -? ! What lias Wvetatioii' f WWll, this swift serreike an lexample J merdLy. It need lake by-oldmethodsj, as compared with j inventions, now ? used, five . times as ; much iibour iu boot making, flour makins;. three j times as touch in coal mining,. six times as: much in making tin cins, three times as , much in carriage ; making, and tea times as many, looms can now ds maoagea by ; I one weaver. At a silver mine in Nevada a stream of water falling 460ft is made! I to turn a water-wheel; and gives 20o 4 ho^ae- power. The same stream is carried down another 1680ft., . aud is caught on six water-wheels, giving off 750 horse power, which by means of electricity is conveyed : to the surface, and runs a 60-sfca'np battery. It is by the same; invei tions— the water-wheel and electricity —that the great ta«k of using Niagara is about to be affected. Only 4 per cent ofthe water will be used; it will not be noticeable, bat that quantity will supply , 120...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Failure of the Wodonga Building Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

Failure of the Wodonga, Build ing Society . ? :0: ? The first annual meeting of the shareholders of the North-Eastern and Upper Murray Permanent Build ing and Investment Society was held of Thursday, the 21st instant. Owing to the heavy loss on the year's opera- ] tions it was resolved to take the necessary steps to wind up the com pany, which has been in existence only 15 months. The smallness of the capital is ascribed as the cause of the failure, as only 66 permanent sluures of £5 each, 665 contributing £5 permanent shares and £25 ter minating shares were taken np. .. The balance-sheet showed that a sum of £33 lis 4d was received as interest on loans. The receipts from all sources had amounted to ~ £100 Is 8d, and the expenditure to £532- 7s 2d, leaving a debit balance of £432 5s 6d. The principal item of expenditure was the secretary's salary and travel ling expenses, which made a total £333 13s 7d ; the burning of the society's office, together with books and furniture, which w...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Barnawartha. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

Barnawartha. ? -n ? I (From Standard ' Correspondent'.) Mr Richard Evans, an old resi dent of this township, passed over to the great majority on Friday week last. The cause of death was pleurisy. The deceased, who was much addicted to drink, followed the occupation of a carpenter at which he was generally considered to be very clever. The funeral took place on the following- day (Saturday.) Influenza is very prevalent at the present time. Several cases being reported. The worst, however, is that of Mr Eggleston, which un fortunately turned to something more seiiius. This gentleman has, I am sorry to say, been laid up for some time, aud oil one . or two occa sions, his condition has been such to cause his relatives and friends con siderable alarm. I am pleased to note, however, that he is slowly im proving. and his many friends will be pleased to see his face once again.

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Tallangatta Ruces. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 30 May 1891

Tallangatta Muces. ? ? Races were held at Tallangatta Valley on Saturday, and passed off very successful. The results of the principal events are as follows : — - Maiden Plate — Arabella, 1. Hurdle Race — Whitefoot. 1 ; Fickle, 2 ; Friendless, 3. Ponv Race — Pigeon, 1 : Heroine, 2 : Flirt, 3. Valley Handicap — Solon, Sst (Lloyd), 1 : Little Ben, Sst 51b (G. Whiler), 2; Garland, 7st 61b (Smith) 8. . . . .

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

Correspondence. 1j identify ourselves with opinions «p.«sed by correspondents.] '

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Novelist. In Love's Crucible. CHAPTER XVI. TELL ME THE MYSTERY OF HER LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

'Novelist. In Loie's Crucible. ? m By BERTHA M CLAY. CEAPTER XVI. TELL ME THE MVSTEBZ OF HER LDI. In tiie meantime what was he doing who was | thecEuse of all the agony which rear tho soul of the erring woman ! L . -1 j He had seen her face as it peered out of the carriage window, and he had smiled grimly as he saw how quick ly she withdrew it at sight oi i him. I Not that he was in alight or trifling mood, for i ho was not. No one seeing him then would have taken him for the indifferent, impassive man of the world he was generally conceded to be. There was an unwonted lire m his eye, and the lines of his face seemed to have hardened into a mask, as if he would perforce prevent their betraying the hot thoughts that surged through his brain. Ee watched the carriage as it drove out of the grounds, and then with a set purpose took hia way After, it. It did not matter to him how far the bail was away. It suited 'him for {he moment to follow the woman he loved. Qe made no secret of it to...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Poetry. LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

j [poetry. LOVE. BY A. GAM MIES. God Las placed three guardian angel* In our world of joy and tears; ? Ono to Ru.ide.our steps of childhood. One our youth, and one our years. I Tbo first Tvas.Bcnt nmonp the children, I In their iieiirts to d«vcll from birth.. And was called the 'Love of parent' When it came upon this earth. Then another came to join it, And the heart, thus far in lif j, Had not known such Love unselllBh— Love of husband and of wife. Thus in harmony these angels In this world abode alone, Until still another joined them * In the heart now older grown. Street and beauteous were the first ones, Strong, unselfish, nndcfiled; - iBut the last had all the virtues — ? Xidve of mother for her child. - Those three guardian angels, ever On the earth together bound, Lift our hearts in thanks to heaven For the joys that we have found. There is an order of mortals on the earth Who do become old in their youth and die ere middle sge, Without the violence of war-like death. Some pe...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Ro[?] O'Neil M'Darragh, THE HUSH DETECTIVE; Or, THE STRATEGY OF A BRAVE MAN. CHAPTER XXIII.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

Bopelist* j O'Neil I'Darragh,! THE HUSH DETECTIVE ; Or, THE STRATEGY OP Aj BRAVE MAN. I ' By OLD SLEUTH. j ? ? | CHAPTER XXII J, — (Co-~xEiuni-.) 4 I do : ar.d 1 call you Bstsy Anderson, and j I am askicg you what you are doing in this grave-yard ? 0 1 Woman, you may be some poor old crazy creature who has escaped from the custody of your friends, or you may be a tramp, com ing upon me with some trumped-up etory, m nopas ol ingutonmg me into giving yon money, but 1 tell you that I ara not to be j frightened. And as to your strange allusion | so BOffie creature whom you call Betsy i Anderson, I know nothing about her.' { 'What doeB that scar on the palm of yocr j band mean, if you & ta not Betsy Andes- j son?' ) Instinctively 'rs. Turner hid her hand in j tee folds cf her dress, when the old woman i ___ langhed in a derisive manner, and ei- J ' Ha, ha 1 you would hide that tell-tale j hand from my gaze, bus it is useless, 1 would J know you if I met you in a dark room.- 1 1 w...

Publication Title: Yackandandah Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Poetry. THE LAUGHTER PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

tPoetnv THE LAUGHTER PLANT. ? : ? - ? ? ? BT JOSEPH BABBEB. J There's a humorous plant in Arabia— I don't know its Arabic name — The tea from whose leaves seta a laughing Whoever partakes of the same. Too much ol the funny ieaooti on With laughter at once stops the breath, fujd thus the ridiculous fluid Sometimes tickles people to death. .Every leaf's fall ol nitrous oxtae Evolved in the natural way, And wise men prefer it to Coltou'a Because there is nothing to pay. i 'Tis thought the Arabian hyena _ Fr cm the jolly provender wins ^ v . The power to express hte emotions; H At nightfall, in audible grins. 9 Than Longfellow's famed Minnehaha ~~ B ^ 'Tis very much better I think; M j? or there ell the laugh's in the water, 9 And not in the people who drink. ¥ I'd like to have placed in'my garden Some plants of this ludicrous kind. And to put a few sprigs in the teapot Whene'er to blue-devils inclined. One might carry some seeds in the pockety And dull yarns should somebody spin, Mieht...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
When the Walks are Slick. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

When the Walks are Slick. When the walks are ice and the streets j aglaie, ; I slip and slide along, Without a fear and without a care A-hummiug my school-day song. I ekate, and I elide on my old, old feet, And I fee! in greatest glee ; My blood grows fleet at its old time heat, And my youth comes back to me; So I gaily slip o'er the frozen mud, And I elide o'er tbe icy lea, But when 1 seme down with a dull, dull thud— I Then my age comes back to me. She (coyly): 'Now, yoa must only take one, George.' He (gallantly): 'But one from one leaves nothing, Mabel. Let's maka it one each and tie.' She (blushing) : ** It'« very sudden, George, bat you may ask papa.' Ten: ' Do yoa think old Barler is a hypoorite?' Ned: ''Well, rather. Every Saturday night when he comes to think oi all the 'mean things he has done daring the week he'beaomes soared and goes to charob on Sunday.' Miss M'Fmmsxy (who wants tc get a pail of gloves for a male friend) : ' Have yoc any gentlemen's gloves?' New Clerk (...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CORRYONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

CORRYONG MARKET. J. W. Thwaites and Co. report having held their usual monthly sale at Corryong, on the 25th when they yarded 700 head of cattle to a fair attendance of buyers. Biddings were rather dull throughout the sale, and many lots were passed in. They quote : Fat cows to £4 2s : store bullocks, from £3 17s to JE4 12s, the latter forward conditioned ; cows and calves, to £3 1 2s 6d (ca'ves were good vealers) ; steers, 2 and 3 years, to £3 2s (poor) ; heifers, to £3 3s. At the above prices they sold drafts for Messrs Jno. Crawford, Jas Brigss, A. Wapputt, J. M'Farlane, E. Smith, J. Post, J- B. Carknek, S. Carkeek and others.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Paragraphs. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

Paragraphs When a man lets bis face fa!! it rarely breaks into a Emile. Dok'z growl at tbis world nntil yoa ere cure of a better one. Eveky miss hasn't a mission. Neither has every man a mansion. Etebtthikg that is nice in this world grows on the other side of a barbed wire fence. Don't treat a man with contempt because : : he is poor. Simply have nothine to do with .rk him. ' ' Jaggs: 'I've got a good one.' Baggs : ' Keep it, my boy, keep ii. Don't spoil it by telling it in your inimitable way.' 41 That's a grest mine. I tell you therfi'r morey in it.' 'How do you know there is?' ' Well, I put ten thouE&nd pounds in it myself.' Yi:cxo lirmsa: 'Mr. Bidquick, I worth ic.:i thousand pounds, and I lovs you* daughter. Mr. Bidquicfc (retired auctioneer) ' Sold.' Ladx of ibe house (to new parlor maid) : ' Have you given the golsifi&h. any fi&sb water ?'' Maid: 'No, ma'am; why they haven't finished the old yet t ' Mcbge : ' Doctor, i! I were to lose mj mind do you s...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EUROPEAN WHEAT MARKET. LONDON, JUNE 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

EUROPEAN WHEAT MARKET. London, June 1. The Russian wheat crops are re ported to be in a critical condition? and a further shortness in the European wheat market is feared from the partial failure of the Rus sian crops. Owing to the unsatisfactory character of the wheat prospects the price has risen .7 , marks (7s) at Berlin. Continued alarm is being felt in France in consepuence of the short ness _ of the supplies of wheat, and flour.- - ?' ? ' ? ? - The Minister of War has ordered two. months' supplies to be stored in all fortresses. . . , . . - f 5 j I Jf J ^ . ? ; u!.i 1 LATEST ADTICEg. - Despite the ' reports from Europe theEnglish wheat market is unaltered, also the . Melbourne market. The quotation in Melbourne is 5s 3d. ' '

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Humorous. Quite Comfortable. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

Humorous;. Quite Com for labia She eat upon his lap, and ho Had both strong arm* about Ef-r : He'd just confessed ibai life would be To him a blank without her. IJ Of course, I love you, Will,' she said. ' Or I'd not let you court me. out say, ere l consent to wed, How well' could you support me?' 'Sweet Mey,' ha eaid, and kieeeo her brow, ' Px'ay still Euch foolish fancies, (He drew her closer) for I'm now In comfortable circumstances.'

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 6 June 1891

General .. ? i A great sensation has been caused in San Francisco by the discovery that nearly 1 all the directors* ofthe recent prize fight between Jackson, the coloured pugilist, and Corbett were , backingJackBon, §,t long odds. It is now alleged -that they stopped the fight in order tq_prevent 'Corbett j from winning, and so to save their own stalcejs. - 3 ; I j | )kj'v3 The ' Times' says that the Vic torian mounted rifle team have won I golden , Opinions in London . on' a-jl count of the discipline they have shown and the work they' have executed.. - . ' 4* '. ? ' General'? . , Booth has ? lost 1*2000 in a little operation , with a bankrupt London stockbroker. ; ; ; ; Sir- Henky Parkes and Mr Dibbs have ? decided npon : a dissolution of Parliament. - J :

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