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SALE TURF CLUB RACES. FIRST DAY.—MARCH 22, 1882 (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
BALE TURF CLUB RACOES. FIRST DAY.-MARC- l22 1882. (BY, ELECTRIC' TELEOQIPII.) (PROM OUR SPECIoAL BPORTE.) The races to-day were a great success; ,andtlierowas a good muster on .the 'ground.L The arrangements,: of the stewards appeared to give overy satis. faction. Visitors were on the couise from all parts of Gippsland, as well as a strong contingent of Molboubriites. The gatekeeper and booths appeared to be well patronised. Amongst the gaming tables several novelties wore introduced, by which some .of: the! un.' initiated got a wrinkle at their own cost. The following are the results: HANDICAP HURDLE:RACE.i A: handicap sweep of £4, with £40 added. About 2 miles. Mr. G. Davis'. Little Duchess '.. 1 Mr. T. Chamnoy's Napoleon ... 2 Mr. W. K Power's Block Prince ... 3 SALE HANDICAP.. A handicap swoop of £7 10s,. with £75 added. Winner of any handicap flat. race after the declaration of weights to carry 71bs extra. 1 miles. . Mr. W. Pearson's Hynointh ' .. 1 M?r. W. Pearson's Primus ......
AN AMOROUS HEATHEN CHINEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
A-cortain Western township hoasts of a haberdasher, who hath twol daughtiris anu a ibuxom wire. The3 habe asher ega ed aChinese gar-. denim,. lvad the gsood ^frtuoe to! please the wliolo, household by, his industry, and ,by th'isoomewhata,,raier quality lamong CGhinese _gardeners of extremo, personal.- neatness.1. When alilthe cabbageni ad been.attended to,'; anil'allithel. slugs ipicked.rup,it wa" John's daily 'delight'to up ir number of voluminiou'whito'- enta, 'which" set of yellow I4lu"airjii p. gh? y uit rsti ,manner. dame soon gpt ighitily, proud of her.g.r, iner, id~ rather bowl; her ,riessls .wvith ih praise.+ jx master; of ,tf. hoiui,rwas, atisfied. also,.and. all. -over thl..t0,wnwpu4 ldbo heord froir etiuo .Ao timP-',-,IWhat 1a ,jewel,/of:a gardener the Smiths havo.got?. He's: a 1Ohina-. 'ianhibut quite too positively nice for' anything. L"n-elay" last week, how ever, pj.i'dulgh.ll'if-iactually kissing the youngest-.daughter- of the house," who' screamed and maole a migy,...
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. Wednesday, Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. (BE ELR.RIas TBLROaAPH.) Wednesday; Evening. Messrs.. A. M'Lean and Co. report: Fat Cattle.-1,900 head drawn for. prime cattle sold a shade higher than last week, other sorts lower. We sold Buckley's to £10 2s 6d, averaging £9 9s; 1I'Farland's £8 12s 6d, and cows at £6 10s; l'Donnld's bullocks to £7 15s, averaging £7, and cows at £6; bullocks from Sale to £6 5s, and cows at £4 15s; Crisp's bullocks at £8 17s Gd, Cows from Stratford to £7 7a Gd, averaging £5 12s; Feely's bullocks at L7 5s; Kilmartin's cows at L5 10s; and number of calves from £1 12s to £3 4s, also merino ewes and lambs at 7s 6d. Messrs. Ryan and Hammond report: -Fat Cattle.-1,917 penned; quality chiefly medium, and a few pens of prime. There was a brisk demand for prime bullocks at a slight advance on last week's rates, others unchanged in value. Bestpensbrought from £9 to £10 2a Gd. Through our agent at Kapunda, 200 bullocks for different owners. Fat Sheep.-12,633 were yarded there was a go...
COMMENTS ON EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
COMMENTS ON EVENTS. -" The birde' whose music fillii the -ir, Do chirp and chatter lieod!esely' . 1-ANON. So the day, sacred; to theo memory of, old Ireland's patron saint has come and gone.:,r Ali; mel 1.things mare" not ''what they usedes toolie;Ioonly sw thiree drunken mena on thsseoveiitea;?lth: kand but'e one ofi them: 'an: 'Iridit?n;h . Poor, dear" Saint Patrick; ifhe iad lived' to; se the day:wi?on lisis memory would lhave ieen, treated: so lightly; his golden locksd' had ,wlhitnediin a' night. But so muchi for .tli advance ment of the nation. This may agree with:the morals and principles of some, but. give me'the"good'olddiays when the fair and brave 'iade merry, and every mai; who 'liad a spark. of. tlio Emerald fire dancinig through his veins, did his utmost to make. the day of dear St. Patrick one above all:others. ' The Raphael, troupe whoi: iarenow performing in Sale, 'quite discard tlie assistance of modern invention as a propellinig auxiliary. ,Instead of going to the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
ni ,,1 ,:.;o 6r o ch s a i .: i ..., ,, O, ITIEOX'HOTEIi." , S?ML to BAýRNSDALE, 1.41 3pn daily' (Stldry excetted ;, arrvinyg 'iat :raiilhalo at 7.30 pm.' FarO10s ': All information,&. par.OoCbb aid Co:?. Orlico, Criterionf Hotel, Sale ' RdBEITSON , WAGNE't di: Sale to Mafra and le OYAL'. M~AI' : :': ISHER'S'.t comfortal;lfr''?ored e. COACH will RUN, DAILY Lqtl eo the, above ploea, leacving, Nowl' dait3cat 0.45 nam; Mafira 11315'tr irhiniii at Sale at: 12.4 p.m,.,and rotdirnttlho t'No "day, leaving Sale at 2.30,, arriviig at 3laffr 4 p. iii, and Nowdiy:30' i ih Pasaasengra and paireels' io6hkids a? follo whtg placea :-,, . , 1 ;' : ,all ''. Said,' e Duggn riono ?] t ?daffmn, Wiom. f to' Ca jHtel; and at Rawlin's Nlwrya,,P fotpl,.1r,?. , All parcola lolt fope. convpyanco musot ' aoeanxdd., Uai l woovfadi niail Eli ~: j Ii a adr irop otor N:il DHu121 ; i 10lw JS DiJ'.v)i' U " r Ieberif IEFonvMcr oeween tliei vo li. HEOIvielO bom, PIr4CQATINURD oti-tirheF nitie. ," Any p&am...
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
MAIL NOTICES. Mails close at the Maffra Post-otlico for the following places as under : ForSale Rosodalo, Traralgon,M3oo, Water. loo, Melbourne, and other places along the Gippsland railway line, daily at 11 am. going through the same day. For Toon abbie, Gleonlaggie, Noylield, Cowwar, Seaton, Walhalla, Cooper's Creek, and Happy-go-Lucky (via Tra ralgon), Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days, at 11 am., leaving Traralgon next day for the above plces. For Stratford, Yeerung, Delvine, Coon gulmorang (Lindenow Flat), Bairnsdale, and Briagolong daily at 11 a.m. For Grant, Dargo, Bulgoback, Mondays and Fridays at 11 am. For Port Albert, Tarraville, Woodeide, Stradbroke, and Longford, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 11 am. For Upper Maflra daily at 4 p.m. For Hoyfield and Tinamba, on Tues days, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 4p.m. The Post-office is open for general business from 9 am., and closes at 8 p.m. daily, and is closed between the hours of 1 and 2 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 7 p....
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 23 March 1882
COMMBRCIAL INTJELLIGENCE. i sPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. Messrs. R. Guthridge and Co. report : -Fat Stock.-A alight improvement on last week's rates, but a few prime forward. Good bullocks L6 5s to L7 2s Gd, medium from L5 5s to L5 15s. Calf market brisk, and an advance of fully from 5i to 10s per head on last week's rates; our sales were 20s, 25s,35s. Cowsfrom L3 17s d, L4 2s 6d, 14 10s to IA 15s. Store Stock.-A marked improvement on this class. Our yards at Sale well supplied, being from 300 to 400 head and all cleared out at fully an advance of t per head. 95 good bullocks, I s to IA 10s; 100 head two to three years old, from L3 2s to L3 7s Gd; cows from L1 19s L2 2s to LS 10 ; heifers L 18s to L2 Is. Milkers in strong de niand, and those yarded on Saturday, although not good, sold from L3 2s 6d, L3 Ts 6d, L3 17s 6d, L4 2a ?d, IA Sa, IA 10s. Horse market good for medium draught, 'bus, or Indian sorts. Few yarded on Saturday, and mostly weedy ; salea from LI to Li1. Pig Market.-No impr...
EAR-ACHE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
EAR-ACHE" The "Journal of Heilth" givies tlih following:-There, iescrcely an ache to which children are subject so, hard. to bear and difficult to oure as the ear acie. .But there is a remedy neveor known to fail. Take a bit of cotton batting, put upon it a pinch of,, black popper, gather it. up and tioeit, dip in sweet oil anid insert into the ear. Put a flannel bandage ovbr the 'head to keep it warm.? It will give immediate relief. Things are not exactly right. A careful political economist closely cal culates women in America might an. nually save 14,500,000dols In ribbons which the men mighit spend in cigars.
TO PREVENT POSTS DECAYING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
&lt;, i. TO PREVENT POSTS DECATINOYtXO.'I 'Thei &ecay of wood embedded 'ii the eath ldifficolt to guard against" biu according to the Fasiner'iGazette'6 a simple, precaution, costing neither moneys nor, labor, will. lnrease the dirability of. postsL put in, the ground by.: 50 per' eht) Thisl's sinmply by taking care that tils wood is inverted e., placed in tse opposite direction to which it, grew, , Experimentsa.have proved that oakposts put in the ground In:the same ositlionsasl that in which they grew, top upwardsf were rotten in twelve ynars while their neip"Ibors, Qut ,from- the same tree, and placed top ,downwards hi thousoil,. showed : no signs obfdecay for several years after tuIes juiitotree are so adjusted as to ,oppose th, rising moisture, when .the wood is inverted.:
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. Wednesday, Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
!MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. S(ly ELETRio TELrOnRAP.) . Wednooecy, Evening. Maesosr . A M'Lean and 00. rport : Fa1oCattle.1,800 headx drawn for, Pralo cottle a' eheee uigher bIa9 last week;. ather soth so about the .oame;. prmeo bullooks from £9 10a to £11,; Bowl £7to A8; maclInac, :C8to £Gj; Inferior, ao£4; wa,'frobi £2 10soei 47 I10O. We sold M'Donald's Biulocks to £6 17e 6d, averaging r'£,? :Od; bullocks fron` Sale at 0 17Gd, ani4 CoWa at £4ea l NlOolo'o tol£7 17e tQd, avora0gng °£7 'e 1"1l9d "I Iltttloaedn, bullocks, ,to £7 t7e d,' averaging £6 2s 9d, and -5vIe at 0 7e4 ad, d; laiid'a ulliokl Tt £4'6;fWrilgleafeorth'sfit £6, and cows ait 45'V8iº M'Farland's dogwn veraged ;.£6 r18. d, Woeods' do. at £4 10s; Feely's uat :market rates: 'we 'iiold, a tnumbere of calves from 14s to 29s.'; . M.essrs.ryas and Hammond report -Fat"; Sheep 1&lt;8'0 wore 'penned, d ohtfly.of medium qu?iity,; only na f'vw; prime;.which madA eqotal to las?twoeeks rotes; ,primo ,crossbredwether,, from 1...
MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
MELBOURNE CRAIN MARKET. ' 'Messrai Greig ';and Murray held their usual Tuesday 's.: lp ;,o.i,?tho 28th Macrh 'andsld an fol1ws; -W at Wlict lPrine shpping, 519d'"d! fi buahil.?' faih i milling,;" 5 7ld :to 5s I?rley..-English. medium,4s? l3dpe bushel .Cape. do,. 3s 9d, do .inxed do., 3s 10d to 4s 2d do. ;:''".-.: i.f,. Oriat Milling, 3s 1d per busaiel good feed, 3s 4d Wt S d p bs , Calctt Pesas. 4s to 4. 6d per~bushel, ... ... , .IW:biibt u ' ''. .".r'
A SAD END IN THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
A SAD END DI THE BUSH. iSome months ago an old man :named Turneri?a rsident o'd Muswelllirook, was received into the Sydney Infiriary in a conditionri of totil blindness frbm cataract of the eyes. e was pat-into thes ophthalmia department, an&d in course of time was operad upon with such success that' in a few, days hews ableto distnguish objects. He.gradu ally grew better, and to enable? hu. to return to .,his.:;home, the ,Church,.of England clergymnd. at M~uswellbiooi. sent to the iristitution a cheque for L2 to buy hii a pair of speotacles, and to pay his railway fare iTUnfortunately, however, 'the' 'L21 .pt "b into' the wrong chaninel nl some way or other, and though t he bd n go hin.: spectacles he got no cash, ,iut wa ent off along with other paupers eto ? i asylum at Liverpools. _leoomin .tlrel of the monotony pQfhq Institution, Turner left one,,day,, without, the per ,mission.of the authorities, and though enquiries were made'as to his where aboute,.nothing couldl be...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (ARGUS.) LONDON, March 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
EUROPEAN 'TELECRAMS. t foIDN.; March 25. Henry Wedsworth Longfellow,:the Americnn poet, diqd to-day, at the age of 75, The w'rm l;ni ltter of" cpgrtatulation whieh ted Czar of Rouaei ad4rreeed. to the Emperor William oi the occalon of the'latter attaining his 86th birthday has failed to calm the feoling o:popular indignation which prevails ;throughout Germapy.ggainst ;1 sia. STloi sot on riumittodl by Mr 0. T. Riteie, the cons&rvative member for the Tower Hamlets, in the interest of the'Fair 'frade moveiniit ior the ap p"intiot . . ofa sle a coennittoO to, in. qIre, into the subject of fprelgn tarlfib, wn ~diof, '.o 4in dovmi o, by.. ,8 t 140 vo.t ! ,,. .:,. .... .. TI c6idittici oethe wool mirkol. is Irmigdlar, Vino 'wools are reaielng slight!yl higl)r priced, libu. I'nrdiL4inqli Iles aeo silling atlow, or.rtes,.c ,urIng tli p?i nt "i~iie-i.230,000". ales: have been eatalogued,iaid 1,3,000:hpvo been withdrawn.. The-.next series.- of wool sales will oeion e onuTueeday May 16...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
Coache c., &., ,. ., BB and CO.'s COAOTES leave C CRITERION HOTEL.' SALE to BAI'RNSDALE, 1.45 p.m. doily (Sunday excepted), arriving at B]irendalo at 7.30 Pl . - are, i0. r .All information,-~., at Cobb and Co.'s OBicc, Criterion Hotel, Sale. ,j.iJp1SQN4 WAGNORA& O0." Sale to Maffr ana hewry kOYAL, MAIL J FISHER'S comfortably covered COACH-will RUN DAILY betweeon the above places, leaving Nowry daily at 9.45 am, Mfram 1L15 s.m, arriving at Sale at 12.45 p.m, and return the samo day, leaving Sale at $.30, arriving at baffra 4 p.m., and Newry 5.30 p.m. . Passengers and parcels booked at the following places : S1e, T. Duggan's Criterion Hotel; atffra, Wm. Bannister's'Camden'Hotel; and at Rawlin's Noewry HoteL . All parcels left for conveyance must be prepaid, otherwise they iill not be for. wardcd. J. FISHER, Proprietor. HEYFIELD TO MAEFTA. SHE Conveyanoe between the above places will be ,DISCONTINUED until further notice. Any parcels that an be forwarded on horaback wi...
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
MAIL NOTIOCS. Malls close at the Maifra Poet.oillcifo thd following places as under:-? For Sale Rosedalo,Traralgon,Moo Wat loo, Melbourne, anId otller jlacOs along tie Gippsland railway line, dadeyi at 11 am. going through the sameday.. For Toongabbio, GleomAggie, Heyfleld, Cowwar, Seaton, WoalhIll, Cooper Creek, and Happy.go.Lucky (veia T·a rlgons), Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satir. days, at 11 a.n., leaving Traralgon coext day for the above places. For Stratford, Yeorung, Delvine, OCont gulmorang (Lindonow Flat), Bairnsdloe, nnd.llriegolong daily at 11 am, For Grant, Dargo, Bulgoback, Mondays end Fridays at 11 a.m. For Fort Albert, Tarraville, Woodsido, Stradbro?, and Longfordt Tuosdaye, For Upper larffra daily at 4 p.m. For Uleyfleld and Tinamba, on Tues days, Thursdays and Saturdays, at ,4ip.m '\ r-f"- r i. hd Pbst-ofod is ; open, -or 'geniral ie ness fr o ''?m'.; nod clses.at• p8 m; daily, and is closed ehotwen the hours of 1 and 2 p.m., and from 0 p.m. to 7 p.o. also fpr q or an...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
: GENERAL, NEWS .- ..:, . From iDunedin.comes the latest in staico? of practical 'piety~ a delbtorv? . was seeking the benefit of the:act' for the fourth.time, requested', permissioa toopen a meeting of.his sufferiing cre ditos with a prayer. '"rThe carrier between Ravemnv Junction and Cliarters Towers, Qheenas land; havestruck for a demand'of L5 pesi ton for a distance of 30 miles. ..: :ThoeGovernment of-India'ispropared topurheaso 900liosrses for the army, vizi 771 walers, 60 country-bred,'aid' 60 Arabsi and: Persians; ages'fiom 4;to,' years; no greys will be bought.: "..,r A.- telegram frm' Wileania says that' the account. of, the distress at Mount Bro viie is mucll exaggerated. Piro visionsiare'gettiiig low, but flour, which istmost scerce, .can. be: got in' smalk quantities at sixpence per pound.;, 'By; " this time, ten tons of flour will have arrived by camels, from Southl Australis:: ,; :,++:rr A: .Ballarat'East resident (says .the Star).describesa- the following incident wit...
SPORTING NOTES. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
- SPORTING- NOTES: RACES. The Sale races?this year,was :one of the greatest successes this club has oex. perienced.. The eanther. g?y flndo,the attendance, prizes, andb-arring ong ortwoo races on the first day-the entries were very gobd Evrything went off sinooehly, the arrangienti of the stewards givig the' greatest'satir faction. We eo' y?"' the a ccounti: of tlie Victorian 'Amateur 'Turf :Olub's ,Races iold at Caulfleldin on Saturday ilast Mr. G. :Davias :mare,;. I.Little Duchess; ias not so successful as. some admirers Would have, wished, coming only third inthe Hurdle: Race. I Tholyouth; in.Maffra do not' intend. horsoeracing todie out as some folks predicted,, for. it;,:ill lie,seono , y - our advertising, columns" thoeypu,~iah a? programme of their "Annual Iaces, toeome .ofS on Good Friday ,lan-. thouglitlie untiuig-exertioas of their lho se otary, lio ra&es will no dol?t be a great success Already some of Stl?e" "o;ners" 'getting thei?'. nagsa" into form. 'r ! SThe m...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
TOONGABBIE. Mr. Osborn,.the,Woesleyan minister who, has beoon stationed inj.this district for the; pst,twoyears,? and now,, pro ceedator Walshals:,; gave his; farewell erm on, an Toongabbie,,on,Sunday last. Hatoolc forieitox St. Paul's farewell to th elders of Eperns. as recorded in His r?inirks "'wee% "istei'it -' with wrapti aittenoii andi showed'tbe great sympithy thtt existed bietwiee himself and all sections of tboeednmunity;::. The hoew¶hapel was well filled;,and there is little"doubtIthat the:earneet :unosten tatious, manner ,he displays,will: com ,mond; himto,the people of W halhlla., R ailway .is all the talk,here now, and men arorushing from all part, seeking emploppaen1i. Tbhp contractors expect, to have all their, p on the line this week ' :.. r . + During the'past? ew weckse' several t aroing melhave been conveying larg. tikeof, marble to the ine. :The toneie 'f a sperioror' chaiacer al. thougl' taken; fiom 'near thea surface, sacd promises to 'iiiip'ove imunch 'i a, gr...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
.,,The,rturn match,between tno .. Hoy field,andNormanby clubs, cameoff on Saturday last,'at the Sale. Cricket Ground. The Heyfiold team were como mandel by Mr.E Martin, and the oor anbdy hy'M' O. White. The v'isitori were tho first to go to tlio aickets; ai"dnhiiied 18'runs'in their first innings, and'42 in the second, the bowling 'of their opponents telling: heavily. against them... The Normanbyiscoredint their. firs~tinnings,34, ahnd inthe secondseoon totted up.they remaining 28 the wanted to,win., After thel play .wasfinishled they adjourned to Colegato's where :a very acceptable repast awaited them.
(AGE.) LONDON, 27th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 30 March 1882
(AGE.) . . Loo,, 27th March.. 'The 'statement that a meeting wa' to take place at an early date between the Emperors' Aleaixder of Russia and Francis Joseph of'Austria is unfounded. It is considered unlikely that any such interview will take place at' preseont.: ''A councillor of the city of North ampton, 'who was injured "by ''be?lg hit with a stone during the'rinotslwhich occurred previous to the last 'electioii for Northampton, when Mr. Brad laugh was oppbsed :by Mr. Corbett, the Co6nsrvatioe' candidate, died to '" Marino, tihe President of.8t.,Do, minigoaod a priesb'in holy, orders, ':has been fired at, but fortunately escpied unhurt:.' The w?ouldbe" assassin has not yet beed'arreeted"." Owing to the increase m the number of outrages committed in Ireland'lately, the' Imperial' Government has !under consideration a scheme, for the more decir~reesuppression of .crime id that country. ''' "i , "; . . .!C SHis Holiness Pope Leo XIII.?o"i diecidiedto introduce a more economical manag...