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Commercial. LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Conllum ercil. - ---:o:-- LIVE STOCK I:IPOItT. Fat Sheep.-The supply was a mnodeato one, only 17,?:0 havintg Lean yitrded. Th,,re was a firmer demanIl thrAJ:, t, and p'i'es realised slow a further Upo rd tend?l ey ' on last week's improved rates. P'rime crosshred wethers, from l;os Co ls ; prime rroslred ewes, frorm 3l to 15s ; best meriun wre:ers, from 13~ to 14s lid ; good do do, from Its lid to 12s dd middlino do do, from 10s ; prime merino e'es, from 51s to as ; others from s Ud ; good shorn crossbred wethers at los l(d ; prime shorn crossbred ewes, irom 8a itd to 10 Od ; useful and prime shorn merino wethers, from 8s to Is lid. Fat Lausbs.--6,800 were pennedl and prices ruled decidedly lower. Prilum sold at from 7s to Is ld : extra to Os ;ll ; good sold at from 5s 9d to 6s d1 ; others, from 3s. Fat Cattle.-Only 1,280 yarded. The bulk of the supply consisted of second and useful descriptions, with a limited prolpor tion of prime. The market showed a decided improvement thropgh m...
SANDOW AND SAMSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
SANUOW AND SAMSON. SAIWX W AT w IE .AT The most remarkable thinr about San dow (writes the "Now York Herald") is that he is growing tronger every day. It would appear from some of his performances that he is strong enough already. He is sufficiently provided with muscle to go through life with cut fear of being abused or down trodden by his fellow creatures. That this is s-ois proved by a little incident that occurred while the strong man was in Paris. He was -topping at one of thebi bhotelsthere,andafter dinnerstrelled into the billiard room for a smoke. A certain Frenchman, who took dandow for an ordinary man, having been in trodu:ed, began to at in an overbearding snanuer,'andfinallystruck him in the face. handow took this good naturedly for a while, "but at last his human nature asserted itself, and after the manhad struck him repeatedly, he got mad. Be didn't strike his perseentor,for such a proceeding might have beenfollowed by grave results, and Sandow was sensible YEIV:lT ON...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Hotels. TE COMM EIAL EZOTEL, CLOSE RAIL\VAY STATION, HIGH STREET, BROADFORD. r lRlE undersigned begs to notify that he has leased the above IHotel and intends to keep only the best brands of WINES, SPIRITS, &c. in stock. LIBERAL TABLE. LIBERAL TABLE. Every attention paid to Commercial Travellers, holiday seekers, and the public generally. Private apartments for families. The Billiard Room is replete with one .f Alcock's full-size Billiard Tables newly repovated, and is under the charge of a professional marker. GOOD STABLING. GOOD STABLING, BILLIARDS I BILLIARDS I P. SxEAIAN, Proprietor. THE BROADFORD HOTEL, High Street, Broadford. THE above old established and ad lllknown house is replete with every ounienience a. -"ka Commiiercial Hotel --'-: - - LIBERAL TABLE. LIBERAL TABLE; Only the beat brands of wines, spirits, &c. kept in stock. Good Billiard Table. Horses and Buggies for IHire. Good Stabling, EVERY CONVENIENCE for fishing and shooting parties. CABS AMEFT AL'....
Goods and Parcels. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
(Goods and Parccls. Goods.-Egan, Shaw, Dairy Coy., Watson1 Trezise, Jefirey, Clayton, :llcdougall, NeilL Lloyd Br's. Paroels.-Robertson, Zwor. Chasuhorlsinr Holoell, Reid, Harris, Ilore, Th'Kay, Locka. pear. Steplzoaon, Blidstrup, GrifOits, aiiy E'rgusonl D. FI'erpzon l l'aron ru
Melbourne Letter. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Mielbourne Letter. :o: [BY OUR OWN COIRReSPONDSENT. TuesDAY. rilE roll of Parliament has been reduced by two members within the week, and our Legolfative Laws are silent this evening out of respect to thle departed. In the past there hare been many adjournments of Parliament in conse .ptence of individual me:bers shuffling oil iis mr.-tal coil. but never before has the country been called upon to mourn thre decease of two of its le;rilators on the samre daty. All tte kind things that the liv:rg can say of the deant, have now been said of James Campbell arnd Robert jBurrowers. Ministerand Esx-M.inister of the Creown, respectively, and their grares are cl-,? . fTo-morrow tihe battle drum of p,!itic:l life will beat a:ain, and tile woulrd-bte srcce>sorr of tile dead men's shoe; will be in the strife for place and pay. I intred a few weeks back, that it vas the intention of tihe Premier to proceed to England as A,,et.-General at the eld of thf. vear, and I shall not be silrp1riscd if...
Cricket. BROADFORD V. SEYMOUR RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Crircet. BRO.DDFor:D V. SEYMOUR ItAI LAYS. Titc first crickht match of the season- indeed, : first gaume so far as Brcalford w a.s cucernitd, was playld on the recre;ation re?.rve, bctwecn the Sa"emour lRaili:ays and Lro:adford clubs on So turday last. .,he ground was damp, and a good pitch wa. chosen, and played splendidly. Trrezir led the iocals and i !eluded in the team were a couple of new men- i;egg and Algg-who are destined to prove an acquisition to the local club. The visitors were captained by )orchard and winning the toss e ected to bat. Their innings comm,-need at about 2.45 p.m. and closed lor a total of 94 runs--the princi pal cuntrib:tors h.ing Cameron (39). and Ml'Cull,,ch (;;3. At thei comlm-encrmelt.t o1 the lrun.diodl innings it se'aled that Sey mour would have an easy win, but on Agg and FTrzie getting tog,tler, a very good stand was maole and the "r,.oership corn. piled 79 runs. W. r.adg surprised his must ardent supprtrrs anda cOmipil.d by careful phly and .tla ...
Parliamentary. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Parliamentary. ". T'It country and the house said that the drift to the bad must be stoppe d, ani the reetnue and expenditure nmust e made to balance. The alinistry under took that work, and we have done it " These were the cords in ul.ich the Treasurer summarised his supplementary financial stauement made- to the As. sembly yesterday aftert:aon. \\'hen the budget was submitted in July there was an etimnated deficiency for thlq year o ISo,752. The Government prop ned, prnitage duties to yield L2;6,o-o al.L r. income tax to yied d 13.C3oooo. The in come tax is gone and tile Irimage duitis have bten reduced to l.too,occ, tlis beit.g the net result of the 1.576,ooj "a posed, or a diLBrepancy of C i.476.ttO. ty lurther savines aid Iew taxation tht Government ha;s obta:ned 1.371,ooo u: thtis sur, so Ihot the tta?turer no1Iw pro poses to carry foruward a cre.lit balanca at the end of the year of 1.3,402, af:er re ducing the accrued deficit by the sum of t1,14,ooo. The savings effected in ...
Electrocution. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Electrocution. ,o 2he following particulars of the bungled, execution by electricity in July last, duly re ported in recent cables are furnished by the " Westminster Gazette:" A horrible scene to'k place in Auburn Prison, New York, at the electrocution of a man named Taylor. After the prisoner had been tied in the special chair used for execution byelectricity and the current lad been turned on, the footrest of the chair sud denly broke. This caused the dynamo to rive out, and, consequently, a second current could not be applied. Taylor began to breathe heavily, and was carried out into the corridor groaning, whilst his pulse continued to grow stronger. The doctors in attendance express the opinion that he was unconscious afterthe first contact, which was of 1700 volts strengtn and that afterwards his condition was anal agous to that of a man suftering from apoplexy. About an hour after th:a unsuccessful attempt, Taylor was given a dose of morphine, and was again placed on the chair...
HISTORICAL ERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
HISTORICAL ERRORS. Thereis no historic authority for the state. ment that little George Washington cut down the cherry tree. The Pharaoh of the Exodus was not drowned in the Ifed Sea. His mummy has been found, the scull split by a battle Ca?sar did not say " E:t to, Brute." Eye witnesses to the assassination deposed that "he died fighting, but silent, like a wolf." Wel!ington, at Waterloo, did not say, "Up, guards, and at them." The words were put into his mouth by a lively English writer. Richard III. was not a hunchback, but a soldier of fine form, some pretension to good looks, and great personal strength and courage. General Cambronne did not say, "The guard dies, but does not surrender." The words were the invention of a Paris journalist and attributed to him. C.e?ar did not cross the Rubicon; it lay on the opposite side of the Italian peninsula from the point where he left his own posses sions and entered Italy. Pocahontas did not save the life of John Smith. It has been ascer...
AN AFRICAN ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
AN AFRICAN ROMAHCE. England deals with international difficul ties chiefly by two metals, lead and gold. In cidentally there are two other metals. used in complications, cold steel and cold silver. As a general thing where gold will purchase the way out of the difficulty, Eng. land prefers to use it quietly. The ,ifli culty aisappearo, and none but those in the swim know just how things came about. But in most cases there is the clink of gold in the background. Henry Lecgett was a young Englishman who hoped to make his fortune in one African expedition, but in reality made it in another, and the gold he won, although it came out of Africa, had its source in England. He accompanied a great African travel ler in an expedition through the savage continent. He left England with high hopes, and returned a somewhat broken and disappointed man. He had no chance of accumulating gold, and he soon found that if anything notable were done by any member of the expedition except the head of it, ...
Greek Lullabies. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Greek Lullabies. The Greek lullabies are charming, although they do not very readily lend themselves to translation into English. There is some thing very wholesome and very pretty about this - Oh, slumber; washed on Saturday, On Sunday dressed in clean array, On Monday morn to school away, As sweet as apple, bright and gay, Steep the mighty all has flown. To Alexandria she has gone: Nani, thou canary bright. Who my brain bewilders quite. And the followingie also very sweet: Oh. sleep. who takest little ones, Take to thee my darling : A tiny one I give him now, ---- Abig b ny b Mhim-tome,-._ As tall as any mountain grown And straight as lofty cypres : lis branches let him spread about, "Anglo-Australian" has the following paranraph in the " Europeanl Mail":--Mr ]l. S. Smythe, who has pioneered so imany distinguished lecturers through the Aus. tralian colonies. had a long conversation with Mr J. F. Ilogan, M.P., in the Members' Lobby the other night. I hear it is not unlikely Mr Hoga...
Australia and New Caledonia. THE FRENCH CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Australia and New Caledonia. -0--o THE FRENCH CABLE. Tile i'rench cable between Australia and Nev. Caledonia has been buoyed from Sandy Point, near lundaberg, Queens lauIl, to (otuen, in New Cale donia. SteI, will at once be taken to complete tie work of permanently laying the cable. It appears that it was tendered necessary to buoy the cable first by thie manner in which it was nlacedt in the vessel Francois Arago It will belaid from the two shores, and spliced in tmid-ocean. Accordin,. to a copy of the agreement with the Frenc:h Govermient, made by the enterprising company doin the work, the cable connection Is to Ie completed by the 22nd September. The company has to maintain the cable for a period of thirty years from tile date of its being opened for tratlic. The Rtepublic guarantees two-thirds of an annual revenue of 300,000 franlcs(Ll2,000). The remaining third has been guaranteed by the Queenslandland New Sodth Wales Gorenmtents, which are, therefore, liable for L2J000 each....
EMPEROR WILLIAM AND HIS TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
EMPEROR WILLIAM APD HIS TROOPS. Our cables duly reported the varying fortunes of the Emperor William'ejyachtn the recent regatta at Cowes. I have taken the opportunity (writes a correspondent of " The Westminster Gazette") to interview at Cowes some of the German "tars" who paraded the streets while onshore, and I havereceived the following details in regard to the German Emperor's life afloat. His Majesty associates with the gentlemen of his suite " as if they all were his equals." When on board his yacht he often takes the arm of one of his attendants, and walks about with him in pleasant conversa tion. He never appears to be haugthy, and does not like his friends when speak ing to him to take off their hats. He is in many respects the type of a German corps-student. He likes merry surroundings andharmlesspleasure. Whilst on a yachting tour in the north he often went with his suite to some lonely spot on the shore, rend then the seagulls could witness the re markable spectacle tha...
A Nationalised Liquor Traffic. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
A Nationalised Liquor Traffic. Whatever else may be said about it, State Socialism can undoubtedly be made to pay. We know this from the experience of our own Post Office. Another instance is the alcohol monopolyin S witzerland, about which Mr Joseph King gives -ome interesting in. formation in the current number of the "Economic Review." In 1S01 the Swiss Confederation made a profit of neerlv 1.250,000 out of its nationalisation of spirits. The profit goes back as a "ranut in aid" to the Cantons, which, however, are re quired to devote one-tenth of the grants in "combating aloholism." Great latitude of interpretation the Cantons allow them selves in their combat against spirits the erection of training colleges for elementary teachers being among the methods adopted! Meanwhile, the financial success of the monopoly has, it seems, given a greatimpetus to Socialistic ideas in Switzer land; and among objects which are being suggested for nationalisation, Mr King mentions petroleum, wa...
The Rupee's Value. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
The Rupee's Value. Ir L. C. I'robyn, a good authority, says in the "Times," apropos of M1r Palgrave's suggestion that the rupee should be worked up to is lld: "Before the closure of the mints the vale of uncurrent silver an India was probably not less than Iix. I00,000,000. It has been estimateddat a higher figure by such competent authorities as Mr lt. B. Cihapman and Mr F. C. IHarrisn. The bulk of this had been accumulated since l835, in consequence of silver having been the monetary standard, and of the people having been led to believe that it would remain so. At:4d an ounce this silver is now worth, in goid sixteen-penny rupees, about Rx. ;17,000,000. There has thus been a fall in its value, as measured in the current coin of the country, of I:x. (i;,000,000. Should, however, the rupee be forced up from 1id to 23d, the value of this silver, measured in rupees, will ,be (still assumt tno the price of :34d aln ounce) only lix. 164,2886,000--that is to say, if the nominal value of...
Dairy Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Dairy Notes. xpeuiment.. are ab.,ut t- be mado at the lawkresbbryAgriculturul College, N.S.W1., to test the effect of feeding on the milk of cows. Three cows are to be selected and fed on different kinds of lood for a period of nin do's, in addition to three preparatory daye. The foods will comprise green rape, green or r?o enailage, sweet entolage, mangoldte itth little hay, green lucerne, end mixed eteam lends, such asbnan, chaff, linseed, andcornmeal. The tests will occupy a I'tle over ten weeks, tad. the wilth and eitter will be eubjectto themtirt or other tests. This promises to he a very useful work, and doubtless the results will be of gret service to dairy farners. The avelage food given to each cow nally at the syetematically mauaged farms of the great Ayleebury Dairy Company of London is:--Of oats Cib., cjtton oak- "lb.. linored meal llb., chopped hey 7tb., mangotds 11lb., tares or vetches 141b., salt 3or. This produes very rich milk, which is weighed, cooled and separated...
Interes[?]g Contests. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
n Intere o Contests. It Some experim in military ballooning were made in P a n Sunday. Five bal loons (a "Stan f " telegram saysi were sent up at five :lrk in the afternoon from n the E-planade d ijalidee. Theaeronauts in charge were icted to descend within a an hour as ol as possible to Combs t la Ville, afte assing over a radius of 30 kilometres dposed to be occupied by an enemy. At uf-pest 4 o'clock a number of cyclists were t off from the Esplanade t des Invaides, instructions to pursue and capture anyoft ifive balloons that failed to cross the zone investment. M1. Jacques Courty, in the baloon Patriotic, carried off the palmhn. He lIghted within a mile of the a Church of Coaas la Ville. The balloon directed by ?I. I'icq touched th ground only a couple of hundred yard farther from t town ; while Mf. Compiegne alighted from tird balloon atReaux. The: other two ballogq fell within the radius, and we-e captured b/the cyclists. In spite of .o unfavorable state of the roads and ba we...
The Royal H[?]neymoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
The Royal jreymoon. The London cor pondent of the " \etern Ddily 1Ier ry " lhs had from rme w.ho has witnsae 1 it a :delightful picture of the lifie f the Duke and Duchess e.f York h le spenldig their honeyimioon, at Sanld gnham. he Duke hasi pent much of the day in the ild Ilb on the lake. row ing tile Duchess o. the tInited ex pause of water, end sing moit of his tine in tishing. The ?ng couple tiok a huge nni?ner of le5 oiiels away with ithem, and th-y hi liow mile a ctd ttion of wedding n burr. Th'i'a have caused uth gratitic a and amusement -the latter especialh in: the extraordi nary anachronisuas ittedl by many of the artists.
The Mist[?]toe. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
The Mist toe. The mistletoe, whichI . so long been shipped every year in It4h large quan tities from France to England, will be more ditticult to find n t winter. That which was sent across t' Chaunnel comes almnstexclusirely Iroll the orchards of ono:arily, where it murlesl:ed on the alRPe trt.s. Tlie (-r me?nt have de tided that all the li et oe o must be cut of the ap;ple trees;:t ou ., on the ground that it sucks Ithe s.ap of an trees aod ima pouerishes them.
The Oldest W[?] in England. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 22 September 1893
Tae Oldest WQ in England. re ThOlpd tm, ate of the Cambe-. wellWorkhouse, i has celebrated the hundred and .eva Oniverarr\ of her birthd:y. and invi theevent ilrFrank Wint, the moaeter 'houe iurnlishd portraits of theold the Queen and the Prince of 1\1 ; -llf. s Thom.po i.famit ll ed by her fellow inmateoerjoyefalr health in epite of her vears, and her it ji einoularlty cear. Her menory carrie bhack to incidents which occurred aixty oventy years ago, when she was in eer lolly is rather proud of the fact that managed to reist allot!ernof marriage, f o aysa "tle men worked the women so in them days." For nearly thirty year r it Thompron hao Jlied within the wall the Cunberwell Worthou,?e, and the I health she still enjoys is probably . to the care anel attentlin the receives r the hands of t:e offie?als.