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A WEIRD STRATAGEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 September 1892
A WEIRD STRATAGEM. 1. _ LICE, my dear," said Mr. Manson to Lis pretty daughter, aselh wras ponr ing oct a cup of richly-creatled coffee for his breakfast, "rwe re thlinking of taking young Redfern into artlerl=hipl witllh us. Ito is a putshing enterpriing fellow, and when I Founded him onl tie lmatter, he said readily lie would put a roundl lnu into the business -do you know-can you guess, what else lie said ." Alice looked startlld, and a little Uncom fortable. "I don't want, to know, papa. Mr. Red. fern's affahirs don't concern me at all. "Are you sure of that, iy daughter! He would like to make thmci appear of some importance in your eyes, Alice. lie said lhe could Eooner aspire-" Alice held up her handls with a distressful gesture. "Please, don't tell ie, papa! I do not wish to have anything to do witll Mr. lied. fern's aspiralions! ! cannot. imagile whysl you like hlli so well." " Whois your ideal young man then, Alicec" askedl her fat ler, quietly. She blushed deeply, and bega...
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 September 1892
Spring Valley. MR G. EVANs was the successful tenderer for the carriage of cream for the Yea Dairy Company. He is to start from the Spring Valley Flowerdale creamery to pick up the Strath Creek cream and deliver at the Kerrisdale Railway station three times a week or as the manager may direct. The examination of the local State school took place yesterday week, with a result of 88 per cent. The general report for the school was exceptionlly favorable, and Miss Brownlow deserves every praise for the manner in which she has fulfilled her duties and brought the school to the above success. The weather continues wet but is favor able to the growth of crops, grass, etc. Farmers are unable to plough for the late crops owing to the wet state of the ground.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
Mr. EdwardKing writesthus from Paris to the Ikoston J,stral concerning i, : "There is one thing which the master, seated in his comfortable study at cleudon, had not considered, and that is the change In the literary fashion, just as important and imperative as the change in hats or bonnets, shoes, or the colors of toilets for the premieres at a theatre. It never had occurred to him that he might outlive his vogue, and that the dlangcr of creating a specialty abnormal and more or less indecent in literature lay pre cisely in this fact, that some day the public would weary of the adnormal, and turn, as it has for the last three thousand years, back to the pure and the correct in form. There was anl immense peal of latughter throughout Paris when the f'igare published, the other day, the protest of five of Zola's apostles against the extreme vagaries of their master. The protest was well written, yet ungenerous, because some of these youngpeople had been towed into smoolh water by Zol...
LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. BROADFORD v. KILMORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. BROADFORD V. '?ILMORl_. ENLtv:?NED by the sweet strains of music from the Broadford Brass Band, it is little wonder that a large concourse of people gathered on the local reserve on Saturday last to witness the contest between the aboeve clubs. The weathrer was beaotiftl--thougih rather warm for football. G. \Vhyte skisp. pored the lhaals, as did J. Morrissey for Kilmore, Whyte won the toss and elected to kick towards tho southern goal, having the advantage of the very slight breeze. From the bounce it was manifest that the game was going to be a good one, both clubs put. ting their very best teams in the field, an I each and every man being determlined so tlo his level best. T. Iloban was the first on the ball and passed to Synona. Kenny marked ; .Morrissey and Wilson relieve.i and sent down the ce,tro. Reid marked in front of the local goal, and the oval was rushed out of hounds. Horsfall was awarded aifree kick and through the agency of Reid and Synon til...
Miscellaneous. Beneath the Surface. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
fiDicc?[lticottu. LBenjeath the Suv?face,. Beneath the surface there is wealthy Though often hid from view ; We catch the drosm as if by stealth, And miss the good and true. As deepest currents ever g.;dl Where scarce a ripple floats, So hearts their richest treasures hide, And souls their richest notes. We see the light that faintly beams; But, from its feeble glow, We fail to trace the flame that gleams Beneath the outward flow. We deem the mountains proud and grand; Their wealth is not in show; Though high their heads, their golden sand, Lies deep and far below. We ever judge by outward show The wealthl that lies within, And by the surface we would know, The prize we seek to win. The rank andl dress will oft deceive The worth of soul to tell, For merit true we oft perceive Where birth unkindly fell. We gather stones that round us lie, And shells of dullest ray, Yet paus the gems unnoticedl by And fling the pearls away. And many thoughts that fill the mind, And virtues of the soul...
NORTH-EASTERN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
NURTH-EASTE1lN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. The ordinary fortnightly meeting of the above was held at the Railway Club Hotel, 'eyolutlr. on Tulesday evening. Present D. ltynn, Euq., vice-presi lent, in the chail, and Mlesrs. ;Gllen (Ser-mour), Shea (Talla. rook), Dohson (Ilroadflrd), Mlaude (Ilenalla), and the scer tury. A letter was read from the Kihtnore Cinh pr,testing against Tallaro.ok being declared the victors of the reeant Kilmeoro-Tallarook match, as the latter had inflinged the rules of the asociatio, by allowing T. Kennedy, T. Doxey and J. Morgan to take part in the game, these men having on the previous Staur.lay played for Alexandra in a matrhb aguinst Jamaieson, and claiming the win for Kilhnore. The secretary read a telegram from the Kilmore delegate, stating that he was unable to be present, and asking that consideration of the protest he a,:journed . Several d.le. gates expressed regret at the absence of the Kiltore representative, but were of topinion that a substitute sh...
Strath Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
Strathl Creek. :o' [FROMI OUR OWN CORRESI'ONDENT.] TIIE ball which came otf last Friday night was a very enjoyable affair. There was a fair attendance. Mr. McIntosh sup plied the music, and Mr. Graham acted as ,M C. in his usual able manner. The Strath Creek Athletic Club held. another meeting on Saturday, and fixed the date for the sports for 7ti October. A committee was formed to draw up a programtue, and met to do so on Wed nesday, and same will be placed befote the public very shortly. I notice there is to be a Ladies' Bracelet this year, so all the "peds." will be able to do a spin for their best girl. I believe some euntries have already been secured Irom young ladies who are anxious to have the bracelet.
A Dangerous Acquaintance. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
A Dangelrous .cqtallilttalwce. The influence of the iritce of Wale. has secured for Baron ItHrsch entry to the Malrl. borough, VWhite', andl several other smart clcbs in Lildon. But at t',lrin not even the energetis canva ssing of t he Orleans princes anl of tolo British heir-enaparcnt waq able to procure for hiim admirsion to the Certle de la 1lt I ?sple. And now he has just been blackballed by the Jackey Club at Vieunn Yet the luckless baron hoa deootcd millions upan millions of dollars to charitable pur. poses. Moreover, thre e hundroels of pro. minent personages, including several princes of royal and imperial blood, whom he has helpod in moments of dilliaulty. Io is a hospital host, too, a man at excellent manners, and, above all, he possessea the finest co:k in E.trape. lIe, however, beara the reputation of being a jettatoro-that is, o[f possessing the evil eye. It is certainly curious that a large number of thoseo who have had intimate dealings wita him bhvq, oomL to au untim...
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
Spring V'allcy. ----o o [rROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. A MEETrl. of the Spring Valley Cricket club was held in the local State school on displayed in the proceedings. Mr. J. J Evans was re-elected to the important post of Secretary. Aftera lengthy d is cussion it wa- decided that the captain should be elected for the season and the selection fell on Mr. Ilicks. It is with regret the parents of pupils of Spring Valley State school learn that they ale to lose the services of their talented teacher--Miss Brownlow. This lady has filled the position in a most creditable and highly successful manner for the past live years and is nowt about to be remnored to undertake the manage ment of a school near Wangaratta. Hleavy rains have fallen duringthe past few days, and the I(ing Parrot and other creeks are running very high.
The Secret of my Life. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
The Secret of my Lile. ------4 There are few mora rugged figures among the Saotch eoholars c! the liresent generation than is P1'ofsdEur 1laekie, of Edinburgh, Though eighty thrte he has never worn a pair of eptleaosLe, and for thirty years he - .,-d . .mla ,a*aal_,advics.-. mo aLt.d butes the vitality of his old ago to Lid cue. tom of living by an unvarying sysem, and it is noteworthy that Olirer Wendell Holmet , who is of 1balu the uniao ego and equally well iprcserved, toll an interviower esom time ago that his own good health was due to the habit of living strictly by rule, even to the temperature of his bath. It is inte reCting to know that l'rofessor Blackis does not go to bed till the clock strikes twelve. Ue rise at half psr?t sevao, and slwlys alter his middady meal hb takes a nap.
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
AND REEDY CREEK TitsIS. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, xS92. BALL.-A ball in aid of the Tallarook Football Club funds will be held in the Mechanics' Institute, Tallarook, this evening, when a large attendance of guests is con. fidently anticipated. Foornacc.-A footrace, three distances (half.mile, mile and five miles), is being arranged to take place in Broadford on the second Saturday in October between Messrs Andy Bloxham and J. M'Cann for a side wager. S SocK SALE-Messrs. Abbott and Wilson notify in our advertising eolums that they will hold their monthly stock sale on- Tues day, 2oth September inst. Owners of catte are i, oraned that a large number of biyert will be in attendance. `f TeNDERs.-Tenders are invited.,ise awhere by the Broadford Dairying Companyj for the purchase at per gallon of butter milk at their factory and also for cartage at per ton between the factory and railway station as often as required. Tenders are also in vited for picking up and burning ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
Notices. SIIRE OF BROADFORD. PPLICATIONS will be received until one o'clock p.m. on Monday, the 19th September inst., from persons willing to supply yards and paddocks, and act as Poundkeeper to the Council of the above Shire. Full particulars to be obtained at the Shire Office, Broadford. R. FENNELL', Shire Secretary. NOTICE. STRAYED into my paddock about 12 months ago, Is sheep branded Z on back. If not claimed will be sold to pay expenses. GEO. FRENCH, Lowry Siding. TENDERS. -º-.. lENDERS-are invited?f?; a ortionof --"?. _p c an nDuurd a - ie?? na Hilt Apply MOUNT KILLINEY, Sheoak Hill. Tenders to close Saturday, September 17th. TALLAROOK FOOTBALL CLUB. This club will hold A GRAND BALL In the MECHANICS' HALL, TALLAROOK, On FRIDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER, tS92. Tickets, 5s. Refreshments. J. HOWE, Hon. Sec. TO LET. A TWO-ROOMED COTTAGE. Apply Mr. A. MILLARD, High Street, Broadford; or, C. JONES, Railway. BROARDFORD SLUICING GOLD MIN ING COMPANY, NO-LIABILITY. NOTICE. A CALL (the 3rd) of THR...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
After lone separation--Smtht "Do you remember Mli, Arlkwri;l.t, with whom we used to donce no of:on ?" Jones: " Perfect)ly; aho was pretty, but fanciful no thLe michief. light, and foolish, and I often r.id to myscii I pity the man who marries her." Smi:h: "I matried her three years ago." IIer fathcr : But, my boy, enrely you are toG young to marry Amelia. How old are you ." tIHer uitor : " Eir;hteen, eir." HIer tlather: "And she is twenty four-too great a di.parity I Why nob wait halt a dozen yeera ? Then you'll be twertylfour, and ehn'll probably be just about the esme age as you."
Glenaroua. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
(ilcnarrolll. [FROM ORB OWN COtRESPONDENT.] Since writing last we have had a fine tall of rain, and there is every prospect of a good spring; grass is growing rapidly, and the sooner our cream:nris are sct going the better. The Sugar Loaf Creek is running a banker to-day, and will be a great itconvenience to any who wish to cross it. The most of the children belonging to the Sugar Liaf school are not able to attend for want of a footbridge, whkh is a great shame to oar shire council. The Sugar Loaf Creek IHotel has found a purchaser in Mr. James Ahearn, of Kiltnore, and a very good landlord h. ought to be, if honesty and straightfor wardness is any recommendation. I have Inown Mr. Ahearn a good mane years, and a more upright and w?artn man I have nerer met, besides b:ing a iI orough sport in every sense of the word. It is to be hoped that nis pre , nce will cause son e stir in the district. ttd I wish him ss cccss in hi, una:d king.
Goods and Parcels. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
Goods and l'arcels. Goods and parcels for the following are ying at the local Railway-station : Parcels.-Puckey, McDougall, Salvation Army, J. Doherty, E. Doherty, Il. Parker, Lockvear, W. l)oherty, Aitken, N. Ilidstrup, Pllsaton, J. Johnston, M. K. MaKeuzie, Morgan, IHolwell, Siebler, Bov.1. Goods. Sieblor, Tr'zise, Milanuml.T. Neill, Knight. Berg, Millard. Stonhuse, MleNiven, Parker, Crane, Ilibhins, ])aws, Martin, Waite, Clark, Sluicing Comlisny. Last week no less thouan 10,0)3 sl:eep eroael via Mannia into Victoria.
Commercial. LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
LIVE STOCK IlEPORT. Fat Sheep.-:3,(o00 yarded. Owing to the present hliitel trate demanlds the supply proved ample f.r reqlirlllments,Ceoi equlL cntly the tone of the Iarket was without animation throughout. A few prima lots of utriuoes realised former quotations. Prime heavy crosshreds, althoIugh moderately lepresellted, were over looked and neglecteJ, holes being dillicult to etlect at redured rates. The greater portion, howver, consistled of middling nitl good usefil qualities, in:.luliug several lota from Riverian, and fir such the demand was inactive at lower qotaltioas. Ptime cross. bred wethers, froms l?a lid to 1is, areording to oeight ; prime crossbred ewes, liraon 12t l.i to its, extra crossbred ewes, frostm as il to 1ils, best merino ?ethllers, from 13s to 11s Il I, a few extra to Is1 ; good ntritno wethers, fonm llsto lie; misdhling and intirior from 7s; prime merino ewes, from Os i0 to 10s 1; extra, to lis. Fat Lambs.--l500 were penned, which sodd readily at fully last ...
Seymour Mems. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 9 September 1892
sey)Ior l Ictis. THe annual meeting of the Seymour Cricket club was held at the Royal Hlotel on Friday evening last, MAr A. W. W\all. der being in the chair. The secretary, Mir L. S. Gregson, reported that during last season the club had been successful in numerous engagements. Mr. D. Porter car ied off the trophy for the batt ing average, also trophies hsr bowling and for the highest individual score. .Mr. Cregson tendered his resignation as secretary, and Mir E, R. I'~mmett was appointed in his stead. The secretary was instructed to write to clubs in the district with a view to forming an association. The following gentlemen were appointed office bearers for the Eoming season :-President ir. A. \V. \Vallder; vice-presidents, Father Har nett, and Messrs W. H. 'itrian, J. Carnie, W. A. Macintire, 1-. A. liasell; committee, Messrs I-. Lee, L. S. Greg son, M. 3uggy and J. Porter ; match committee, M.essrs J. B. Iliclen, L. S. Gregson. J. Barrett, H. l.ee and M. Buggy ; captain Mr. L. ...