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Commercial. LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
LOCAL MARKETS Mr C. L. DeBoms reports prices locally as follows. 'Freshl butter Is 2d. "..Eggs 9d Fowls, 2s tc 3s per pair. Ducks 3s per pair. Turkeys 44 to 8s per pair. Sheep-kins 34 to 4Ud. Hlides 24 to 21d. Kangaroo skins 91 to is. Id. Wallaby G.l. to 7d. Oppossurn 2s Gd to 4. Gd. Bear 2s Gti .J._E. Handbury and Co. report : Prime cask butter, 9d to 10d; prime print butter Is 2d to Is 3d; eggs, 9d.. hohne, 3d to 3ad per lb.;pigs :3dto4.d t .rkeys, 5s to 10s per pair; fowls, 2s to 3s; ducks, 3s to 4s Gd; oppossum skins, 2s Gd to Gs. Messrs Gordon Bros. furnish the follow ing report of their prices: Fresh Butter (prime) is 2d. Eggs 9d. Fowls 2s to 3s. Ducks 3s to 4s. Turkeys 5Ad per lb" Carcase Pork 3d to 4d. --=- -' pppin,,3d to 4d. Hides 2d to 3d:ý; ý"--- · - 4 ,
DAIRY PRODUCE. Wednesday, August 26. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
DAIRY PRODUCE.. .Wedhesday, August 20. 3Messrs M'Kay and I'Donald-report (26th August):-Cheese :. Prime, from 8d toO9d; good, '61d to 7id ; medium; 4.d to 5.d. Potted Butter : Prime new, is 3d to Is 5d. Fresh Butter :-From ls 73d -to is Old per lb.- Eggs: iOld to lid per dozen. Bacon : From 7d to 8?d; green, d dto7' d. Lard : 41d to 61d. Carcase iork : From 3d to 5d per lb. Honey: :-:s,' pe pal':ii_',''"-'krw+ý Z~iOýi
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Wednesday, August 26. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
*ELBdOLTIRNE MARKETS -Wednesday, August' 26. i Fat Cattle.-This market was supplied with 1,812 head, a fair proportion of whiich were of good and prhne quality, and included two drafts from Queensland. There was a full attendance of town and country buyers, and sales were brisk at prices fullyequalto those ruling last week. 'Prime pens of bullocks sold at from £13 10s to £14 15s (single beasts, extnr prime and heavy, £21) ; good do, from £11 10s to £13 ; second do, from £9 to £10 10s'; inferior, from £7. - Best. pens of - cows yaraed sold at from £8 to £9 ; second do, from £G 10s to £7 10s; inferior, from £4 10s. Fat Calves,-130 were yarded, consist ing chiefly of second to good quality, 'with a few prime. There was an active 'demafil, and last wceek's rates' ere well maintained. Prime sold at from 65s to 90s ; good from_45s to 60s; second from 35s to 40s ; inferior, from 20s. - Fat Sheep.--About 16,000 wcreyarded, 1. fair proportion of which were of good to prriinoe uality, the bul...
Parliamentary. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
Parlliamientary. The second reading of the Licensing Bill was agreed to on Tuesday night in the Assembly at twenty minutes to eleven o'clock, and the mleasure was cbnimitted fifty nminutes later. The delay on cole snitting the bill was due to the opposition raised by M?ssrs M'Intyre and Bent, who were. extremely anxious : to have the ueasure referred to a select counmittee. Mr M'Intyre moved an amendment to this effect, and Mr Bent occupied half an hour in supporting it, or more strictly speaking, in making a speech which had really very little referelice to the proposi tion-hiclj he was Kdiracating. It may be worth mentioning that the bill was intro= duced by the Cilief Secretary on the-8th July, and during the time the second reading has been under discussion, 44 members have spoken on it, including two ministers, Mussrs Berry and Gillies. Thi second reading was agreed to on the voices by a loud choius of "yea."
Meeting at Pranjip. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
tMeeting at Pranjip. i A largely attended' meetiig of thl reai dents of Pranjip was held at the residence of Mr S. 'Dudley; son. on the 25th inst. Mr ClharlesBunpstcadoccupyingthechair. The Chairman. explained. that .the object of the.meeting. was t~ take concerted actioliito get the roads between Longwood and Murchisonleoared in the direction of Longwood, and a bridge erected over the ana branch of the Pranjip.: He pointed out that this portion of the district was now thickly populated anddeserved more consideration at the hands of the Euroa Shire than had, hitherto been received. - eItsolutions'were carried to the 'effect that the Euroi Shire Couiicil be petitioned to coinplete the above works,, special note being made of tho'fiact thmt owing (to. the fe? ing being carried on` the' road' i becoming impasseable.. It was arranged that all possible. signa= tures to the petition be obtained and that it be then placed, in the -hands of the Central ltiding Councillors for presenta tion:...
AVENEL. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
ATEY'EL. (roM OUR OWN cosroSDNTE ) 'llat;ll o si' i -3llr"E station pro perties. -This sale, which .has been adver tised in all the principal noewspapers in the .colony,. wasvery, successfully carried out by Wzn.- Hill, the veiheible and wtell known auctioneer of Messrs Teague arid Co. on Monlday last: in the Oddfcllow.' Hall, in the presence of a large assein l'.a~ ' of.:buyers hailing frtn 'alliju rter', members arriving both by ui and downh trains,and local buiyers beinig well repre sented ; and, as will be seen, proving the staunchest. bidders. 'After reading the conditions of sale, which were those usual' at all land sales, and stating the terms one third cash, balance in 1,2,and 3 year bills bahring 7 per cent. interest,' and in a long introductory address comumending the land as being the ,very best invest ment for money, there being little prob.i bility of such an extent of good land being againion sale by auction ; also dvwelling on its position so -near Metropolitan market...
The Euroa Agricultural and Pastoral Society. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
The Eu ro ?A liurrl lsusra i and Pastor:al Roelety. A few lines asto how the society ispro gressing"will ' rodbably; be'interestiiig to those who are, connected: with it. Thi contract' for grubbing and 'clearing the reserve has been satisfactorily conipleted. A few more trees will require to be cleared'out.. but the committee has decided to leave that, with other improvements till next year. The rinig fence willbe com pleted this week, five days under contract time,lwhich reflects very much credit on the contractors, Messrs Heath and Birch, for the workmanlike way in which they have completed the work. Tenders have been called for the erection of cattle pens and stalls, which are to be opened and. considered on Saturday next.. The whole work of fencing and erecting of pens will be completed by the 10th of Septemnber, and not, as was supposed by some, not in time to hold a show this year. The com mittee have to be congratulated for the way in which they have pushed forward the works,...
Balmattum. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
Balmattutlm. (rROM OUR OW.\ COIRtESPOnaRExT.) The contractor is still busy at the new school building, which is almost com pleted, and presents quite a pleasing appearance, and no doubt both teacher and his scholars, when they once get trans ferred from the old one, will feel a little more comfortable, for the old one's joints are beginning to creak ; which accounts for so many children having colds. I was shown a letter the other day front the Secretary of the Education Depart. mient in answer to an application' from the young folks here, with reference to the purchase of the old school, providing it be allowed to remain on the present site. The Department has referred the application to the the'district building inspector to report upon, and, on receipt of such report, it willbe considered -let us hope favourably. The time stated for the picnic is draw ing near. Whether the commuittee are Sxaare of it or not I amnt nableto say i but there is one thing I can say: the youngsters hav...
Violet Town Ploughing Match. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
S iclet T''own L5oU2ainag Match. . Glorious weather- prevailed yesterday, al on the occasion of the annual competition I of the heroes of 'the plough, held under to the auspices of the Violet Town -match as committee, and, as a consequence, a large e, gathering attended at Mr Colin Mitchell's f paddock, on the Murchison road, the use t of which was kindly granted by that d gentleman for the competition. The site Swas admirably adapted to the purpose for i which it was designed, being situated Is within easily accessible .distance fromn 1 Violet Town, and commanding the n neighboring parishes -of Moglonemby, Tamleugh, Caniambo, Gowangardie, &c.• r At' au.early hour it was evident that the t match, as far. as attendance was con cerned, was to be thoroughly successful, and after- dinner the number' on the i ground must'; have' totalled about 500 c persons.` The`wJhole 6f ,the 'iaddock was lined- with horses and vehicles of -every description, visitors arriving almost up to the ...
VIOLET TOWN POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
:,; IOLET i..T ?WN P?oSTi .. . OFFICE. i eparture of'Mi9 ;:I. ' .MA~nS close. at Violet Town Post Ofi?lc as follows : For Melbourne daily at 9.30 a.m., *ind 5.30p.n * For Tmle uh,. Tamlough Nortlh; (loose' bag), and Canianmbo-Miondays;; Wednes days, and Fridays. Mails made up prý vious nilht 8 p.m. . For larrrraweeney (loose bag),: Boho (loose bag), and Stratlihngie North. (loose bag)-Tuesdays, and Fridays,.10.40 p.m. For Burlington's, Caniambo (loose bag) -MIondays; Wednesdays, and Fridays. Mails. made up previous night 8 p.mn. MA iitAv2'Viofleft7owi ?Lisv msc. as follows: From Melbourno daily 10.35 a.ml., and 7.20 p.m. From TTamleugh, TamleuIgh -ortli, and Caniambo--Mondays, Wednesdays,. arid Fridays, 4.30 p.m. From Marraweeney, Boho, anrid Strath bolie Nortlh-Tuesdays,, and Fridays, G.30 p.m. From Gowangardie,- Tuedays, and Fridays 10 a.m. ' i . From Barrington's, Caniainbo-Mon day, Tuesdays, and Fri'lays; 4.30 p.m.
EUROA POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
-EUROA POST, OFFICE.:I Departure ot, Flalls. M1AILS close at the Euroa Post Office as follows:- FU.'r7 :,For Gooranm, Merton, -Doon, lain dample, and',Mansfield at 1 a.m . daily, Sundays excepted. . I For Jamieson, Tuesdays,. Thursdays, and Sitdurdays, at .11 aan. :For ?Miepoll, Miepoll South (loose bag), ,m1arrarmmomus, South Mondays, Wed ncsdays-and Fidays': at 11 a.m.: , For Shean's Creek (loose ag), Strath ogie, aniid Strthbnieo' 'West (loose lag). on Wednesdays and Saturdays; at 11 a.m. For- 'Balmuttum,' Mondays, WVednes das, and-Fridays,;at 11. a.mn:.:':. 1: i Ri"gs' Creelk-'Tuesdays and Fridays, at 11.30 a.ini } For Melbourne up and down train, daily,at.9.40 a.m.?, , i For Melbourne up and down i trains,, daily, at- 5.30p.min. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
PUBLIC NOTICE. " BEG to inform the residents of Euron and surrounding district that I have Disposed of my Business in Euroa to nIr Joln Gall, and, whilst thanking my numerous customers for their kind and liberal patronage to me, would request a continance of the same for my successor, who will be in a position to treat his cus smers liberally and well. D. A. CASEMENT. Having bought the above business, of which I will take possession on Monday, August 10th, I have to request a continu ance of the liberal patronage bestowed on AMr D. A. Casement by the public, and to inforin them that I will endeavour by every legitimate means in my power to give the same satisfaction- to my patrons -which they have enijoyed in the past. I will always keep a large stock of FARM PRODUCE, CEREALS, "ARDEN AND OTHER ; SEEDS, ETC., .Of the very Best sorts, which wiill be sold at such Prices as will give satisfaction to all. SThe favor of an early call is solicited. JOHN GALL. NOTICE. AI L~L PERSON INDEBTED...
(CONTINUED FROM OUR LAST). [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
(CONTISUu FaiOM OUR LAST). There are few things more offensive to the human mind, in its overweening pride and presumption, than the reiteration of the divinely conmunicated truth that ,' a misan hath no preeminence above a beast." It was the prayer of Solomon that God might "?'nisa est us", .and that we might see that-we ouirselves are .beasts."' And now, at tied end of tinie, when the beast has fulfilled his appointed term upon the' earth, the Creator has been pleased to' make known to mankind, through the expression'of His wisdom and love,. which we denominate Nature, or the univers;il ]Bible, that' man is simply a beast': tlhe highest in point of.mental developenmeut, but the lowest by reason of lis volnutary subjection to his- filthy lusts. "All the so-' called "discoveries of science" which testify to our relationship to the beast and to the ascent of our minds through all the lower forms of life-although this latter is I a.truth ..not yet fully recognised ;by'thl scientists-a...
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, 28th AUGUST, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
PUBLISHED; EVERY " FRID.AY. IORNIO. "let all the ends thou aim'st at be thy :Cointry's, Thy God's, aird Truth's.' FrIDAY. 28th A UGUST, 1885. E ?ArPLES of the conviction of persons at the Melbourne police courts for. te-cing siliy victims by means of the' three .card trick h. ave not of late beend rare, and it is perfectly safe'to say that the measure of public sy~ipathy both for the Jeremy .Diddlers who -ply. their iniquitous trade and the senseleasdupesc who expose themselves-to its snares is about Bual: - There ias'enei:allylJen,: however, no atemp'ptt--. tael iig of satisfaction tliht the law of this colony is strong endngh to riech a class of. hlih'piess who too - fte?sii aceed in' enriching themselves, by.simairt 'but cdntemptible' pibolciency .in K deii+u sive swindle, which every 'honect mind, must, instinctively., condemn. ,The'; law of; Enhgland does' hot apear. to. he similarly.convenient ;for the repression bof this most demolralising. Iractice, as, acco-dig: to- the lat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
h. urchl -otIcex.. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. .;13Ta SUNDAY AFTER TaINIwrY. TIVHE; REV. F. -LAWSON WILSON - will 'conduct, diviin "servi?oe fiext Sunday, inorning. at ' St.. Pail's,' Eruro, Balniattuoi in the' ahfternoon, aud at St. Diinsthn's Violet t Town, iii the eveninig; when a'funeral discourso will be delivered iiiinmeniory of the'late Mrs:Fentoi? i ;,WESLEYAN CHURCO1, .EUROA. Auouar30ra,1885.1 S, j .ERItVIC .,wil. be, cnducted. i i the morning at 11i; anid i veniig at 7 q' qckq,by, thentEV, G. DANIEl VIOLETI iTOWN : PRESBYTERIAf o :. .: CHURCHO. : ' . SERVICE in connection with the above church will be held in in the old Bank, Violet Town, on SuNDA? , .28t& net, at 3 p.m. by . _ . GILSENAN. EUROA ig AGRICULTURAL A.;D PASTORAL S SOC IE TTY. ae P .aswaLr : G. H. Chomley, Esq. d THE FIRST SSP'RIN.G .EXIHLBITIOiN e W9CIET' '' GlERO 'Vl ON r F RIDAY, 30th: OCTOBER The Treas;re--de-ii-es' ";i'b: iin leO?d~to the followihn" pronises':-- = ,i, :-.: i `"Allen W £5'53 ' Anker lG,-'0s ...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
". TO THE EDITOR. - SIR.-I very much regret that through illness I was unable to attend the Appeal Court held at Euroa on the 13th Aug., as I fully intended to sound a warning note to the Shire Councillors to appoint a more competent person as valuator in further, as the late valuation has been a complete farce, f.r it appears to me that the sole objectof the valuator was to raise theratesall round; and that, apparently, without the slightest judgment. In some instances he has valued those .that are blessed with. a creek frontage lower than those that jhave to cart water all the year round, and whichn asked by His WVorship why he made that valuation, he stated that the land was liable to be flooded. Now, Sir, I would suggest thatthat that n should be examined by the irrigation com niitte, to see what they would think of him. It is my opinion that they would be for sending him to the Yari Bend. Ever since the Euroa Shire was formed, the assessment hasbeenbased atl2 peracre on tile ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
PAPER BAGS TEA P1AEERS, e:i: T'ADYERTISIR" Office. :DAVJID I UNRO. & CO, 154 QUEEN ST., MELBOURNE:.' ENGINEERS, ROILERMAKERS, And Manufacturors and Importers of MACHINERY, Have for Sale or Hire THE "OSBORNE" Reaper & Twine Binder. This machine in its new form was introduced by us last sesaon; and achieved a wonderful sueceas.,,.lTe knot-, "ting mechanisams sominimpe and strong that anyone can. understand and manage it, and it has no liability to miss knots, which has hitherto been so fertile a source of annoyance and loss. For the, coming season, the elevating canvases are en larged, a new style of reel applied, and ?aLny other valuable improvements intro duced. SResult " of field trial at Lancefield, anuary,. 1884; in a tall, heavy crop of -wheat, somewhat green, and with a'good "deal of undergrowth:-Osborne, first, with 116.5 points; M'Cornnick, 106.5; SHornsby, 102.75 ; Johnston, . 100.25 ; Seamuelson, 88.75. . Our Improved Steam Threshing Plants, are expressly de...
Caniambo and Gowangardle Coursing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
Caniamibo andGl .owanaar die Courdain Club. The meeting of the above club took place at Mr V. Grattau's, Gowangardie, on Thursday last; and continued on Fri day; and proved in every way an immense success. Fine weather and fine fields prevailed, liares being in good form and iumerous. -About 250 people were on the ground during the day, including visitors from Violet Town, Shopparton, and the neighbouring districts. Euro t was not very well.. represented, but this is accounted for. by the fact that the resi dents of the town were quite ignorant of the ineet, iany only hearing of the affair after it had taken place. The day's spoirt wias of such ae character aitsis seldom -met with up country, and the visitors will long remember the second 'meeting of this rapidly growing. club. .Mr P. Hehir made an indefatigable secretary, and worked .ip a 'splendid progranme. Mr Wnm. MeMaher iacte as judge, and Mr P. Quinlan as 'slipper. A' field of 24 dogs started for 'the principal event, the Can...
CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
:CONCERT. The hour for opening the concert found the door of Underwood's Hall besieged:by. an., expectant crowd, and:~,on the building being opened it was speedily filled, in every part. Mr Crowl occuh pied the chair, and after a few prefatory. remarks, called upon Miss Vawdrey to open the concert by an overture on the pianoforte (kindly lent for the occasion by Mr Crowl). This young lady is a recent arrival at Violet Town, and, in the light of her performance of last night, she must be regarded as a decided aquisi tion to musical circles. Mr Hanlon (of Benalla) followed, singing, to the accomi paninont of Miss Underwood, " Thelittle hero, " a pathetic ballad of the sea, which found great favor with the audience, who demanded a repetition, but Hfr Haulon's modesty confined the enjoyment of his hearers to the primal effort. The ple:as-' ant country ballad " Banbury Cross," so wellknown to all England's children, was ably rendered by. Mrs Crocker,. Miss Elworthy playing the accomzpani...