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A NEW VERSION OF THE CONFIDENCE TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
A NEW VERSION OF THE CON .FIDENCE TRICK. ·--+t-- Age cannot wither nor custom stale the infinite variety of the con fidence trick, nor the child-like inno cence Of tlhose who are its victims. Rarely' hoIwever, has it been played ' lower down," to use an American phrase, thani ..it has been, according to news from Paris recently, .upon Ia French -tradesman. Tile latter re colved a telegram recently to the effect that a nephew who lived in the: United States for twenty yeari Was comnliag back 'to France. The nephew was anxious to. entertalin his' relatives at a banquet at a big Par isian restaurant.,-Would " Uncle " kindly order the dinner, sparing~no expense,- to be ready on the date he named-' for his return. After dinner there would be a distribiution nr Without stopping to inquire into the truth of the telegram which by-the-by caine from lHare, the ilm pulsive tradesman ordered the dinner for his dear nephew', ' covers for fifteen, it you please," and the joy ful relatives gathere...
(All Rights Reserved.) Bonnie Barbara. PART 2. A FASCINATING LOVE STORY. CHAPTER 111. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
S (All Rights Reserved.) ,::Bonnie Barbara. A FASCINATING LOVE STORY. By Effie Adelaide Rowlands, Authoru:of Priceless~ Violet," '' A Child of Charity," "'AKing and a Coward," &c. Cl-PrTETR 111. .She was one of. those dainty;, dell Sctely-tinted English types of, beauty seiall-featured, slender-waisted .'and Scoldi-cold with that fascination that belongs to . the northern tempera elnt ; : one; of those. women whose imission it is. to will admiration and to keep it, "no' matter at what cost. the kind of womanu that poor Oscar llunting had umarried; the kind of ' i'ionan for whose 'sake the man who loc'esl"'her will dare and suffer all.' And this was the way 'in vhich Charles Grantley had -once loved Nelia Someis is. She gave aiim her hand. ' :ou did not exiect'to se me? " ;;he` said, ;in at voice that mnatched tiher delicat- appearance. Si-lo dii dnot .old her hand, though ihoe would have lot it linger in his ,)lingerss :: , L:.On the contrary,", he said in an ", swer ":..- y...
TEMPLESTO WE COUNCIL. MONDAY, MAY 4 TH. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
TEMlPLESTO W E COUN O l .t P.i esent-li Steere (1 Piilient),? n` P eei-- 8 eert Orid Leeing latera, o l~Goni , ua nd Andrew. . DEPUTATION FROM "DOCOABT(iit A depiutation froni Dono?nser shirre council, coasistit, of Ors Piclkerimn and Z?rbe, was, ill?educed by Cr H ulter. Or Pickering said ihe Dllnlcater council had recently' meutaled the approach to Evians' bridge, a boundary. work, and thiiy wished the Tlluipleslowe shire to contribute onlethird of the cost; and they ale, wished somen repairs at Josmuan's Hill to hbe undurteken as a joint work. Or Zerhe, a memlber of his cuuacil's works comu!littee, rould :go into details. Or Zurbe naid wheln the bridge was gonstructed )oileanstr paid ?:aild Temlpleatautl . of the cost.; T'le, met. ailling of tihe ellhllnknlllunt, forming the approach on t?e Doncaster side, was ptqrmitted tostand ini iboyance to allok for siuhaideOce. Thei work hodiiehwiaver; new been conipleted, ai:d for'med iart of tho oriyial wor k. A~a 'Teipll stowe. had paid ...
A FIRST FLIRTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
A FIRST FLITATION. " Iamma, have you any objectito to my ra. ceiving the atteotions of that young gentleman who danced with me at last evening's hop P" Inquired Edith dGry an she tooked out of the window at the Ocean House, whither for the first tim, in her life she had ariried. " Objection, my dear II know nothing about tbhe pesou you speak of." " Why. ma. don't you remember Mr. Rodul phus Moc(ilvery, the gentleman with long. Iloning black hair, and a brousn face ? The very ftlit day I came here, just before pa west awany, he asked to be itrodured to me. He ia of bcotliah descoat. and iv making a tour. Well, in a very familiar manner he slid to me : * Mise Edith -for be heard pa call me ro-' I shall wish to monopolise your society while I am here. I am fond of young lad as. I had a eister once who strongly ioOemblUld you. That weed ono my hat betokens her decease.' And be wiped his eyes and looked so alfectiountely tow ar me, me, I began to love him at rnce." " Why, Edith, you shou...
ELTHAM RAILWAY, TIME TABLE. WEEK DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
ELTJTHAM RAILWAY, I.tME TrAB3LE. Wa.IstK 1)DA. ,'Leave Melbourne-7.38 and 0.38 n.m., and 5.10p ani. ',ave Heledelberg-8 25 and 10,25 a.m., rind 5.51i f .m. , nLeive GrOtinshoroagh 17 minutes later Itheo?leidebldbert; ,and l arrlco e,_eJ,.. 25 nt n'r'i'P?.?swi, ,... ,ý".-.? : cfre nniat ance.-... b'~(;!tnil;lnhta-?-7?-r-.d .35, a.m., and Leave Green horoltth 8 mInutes aIter. Leave frleilherg-8.17,und 10.17 a.m., and 5 47 p.m. SATUORDATS.. Leave Melbourne-7.38' anti .38 a.m,. 1.10 and 5.10 p m. . Leave Heidelberg-8 25 and 10.26 a.m. 1.55 and 5.65 p.in. Leave, Eltham-7.35 and 9,35 a.m. 1.5 and 5.5 p.m. -I.eave: Heldelberg-8 17 and 10.17 a.m.,; 1.47 and 5.17 p.m. THIs DeAP lH~IA.-No. 334 of The Illus. trated World of 626, Chiswick High Road, London, W., England. contains a dcmcrilption of a Remarkable Cure for Deaftiess and IHead Noises which may be carried out at the patient's home, and which is said to be a certain cure. This nnmber will be sent free to any denf person sending their e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
Chulh ofnt England Servilces will be held ps under :-, May 3rd end 17th., Kinglale nm. P unton H1111 3.. p0 in. Q.,eeusltorn 7 ? May loth ani 24th Upper i aud.Cr eek' 1a c. b: I'ntlon i l ... 3 .; .9 3 p.m . Queelltown . ... 7 " ': dta 111t u .ll :. 313 p.m. : on : o '7ly Communlon at each serrvie; : li: : V. Green. Railway Refreshment Rooms, Lilydale Railway Station. I. REICIELT, ILessee of the Excelsior. General Store, MAIN STREII'"T, Corner of Anderson Street. The best given at the lowest possible prices. Prize Dandelion Ales aond German Weiss Beer. Try it sat-the llefreshment Rooms before going a jufrieoy. FOR SALE. T G lIT T TWO-Hl) RE WAGGONO , English fore.earriage nearly nuew. Apply:. W. J. EVERIT'T, Wheelwright & Ilnekicmith. Kangaroo Ground. .:FISH ! FISH !! FISH!!! Fresh Fish for Sale every Friday. ir. W. PARKRR, of anngaroo Ground, .L1 bees to ilform the public generally that he is prepared to supply customers every.Friday with Fresh Fish at reasonable prices. Oy...
OLD TORPEDOES. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
OLD, TORPEDOES. As far beck, as1777, during the American War of Independence, David Bushnell, of Bos too, invented an explosive mcbhise which was to send the whole British fleet to the bottom. He tried Lis invnution, under favourable cir eumstances agniast the tlitiph frigate Ceoherue, but the attempt to blow her up was an utter failure and no smorte on heard of David Bush. mell aud his terrible torpedo. Twenty yrars liter snutter Americsn, Robert 'Fulton, the rrsarkable genius to whom we practically owe the nteanihnot, invested a sub. mnline explosive merl in: with which he expert. mented succrssfully on the Seine and the Thames, but troth the French and EBglshb Governments dicliard to adopt bis patet,. But the Unitod StatIs, dulring the war with Groat Itlitaia in 1812, gave him an opportunity of showing what his submarine boat o3uld do. Fultoil', hoat was dtspatctld against the Itamil. lies, three-dicker, s she lay off New Londos The euhmerged craft was run succeenfully under the ...
MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT. DEATH OF MRS. T. UNDERWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
MTAELANCEIOL. ? C. . 1DNT.1, A;. Anktrnin elyti d 'cidti? rnt. f.llowed Itfortsnattily .by f. te ,resaults Iofilli IIbra. Underw?ood, of Lanillurn;- on Yee' C hroic?)l ll t~i.idi ml??tlh . Mr looi Undertiiwoo, wascroting ii water. ttlik?: to :catolih the reinldll from' the. idof 'iIwhi? ti'h unhnppy i;ientr trans: pirol:. Forui thla piurpoe?" of'. lifting the tauk upn? lle stanaidhli halld rigged on one of ilthe veraldahipopsts aat is cont nonly. called:a whip' or long lever in, tlhis cas a greeln, .heavy sitpling; about Sfitee? feet intilelgtl;, anld so'.nia what sharpened at the light or liaildle inil; Passing a rope aroand the trink and altichling hie etid tb the ' whip,' iha.lified the ranik ii the a'ir kid iheld it thei'e, with the lei eFtldwi?, suspoended over the stand. eI aider, ,to hotter iidjust the fixings lie aekecl his wifo,' 'vho was standing by, to hand ',him a' 'rpe with which to tie l?own the lever. 'As there was theli.ittleh,'itruin on the pale lie . declared that ...
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME. CAUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
CLOSE SEASONS FOR GAME. CAUTION. The subjolned Table, showlng the Close Beasons for GAme, Is published for general information. All previous Tables are hereby cancelled. rlli WHOLE YIEAR, All Australian FIratna, with the exception of snakes, in National Park near Wilson's Promontory,all birds, except sparrows and nilnahl , not Indigenous to Australia, and their produce (including egps), antelope, Iee eaters, bustard or wild turkey, (ahifor . ninn quaill, deer, nual, opllhthlanuras, fanl tails, fly.ratcher., great kingfisher or laugh. Ing jackass, grouse, ibis, large grey kangaroos (umacropus giganteus), great red kangaroos (smacropna rufus), lyre-birds, nlagples, iagpie lark, native bears, owls, parlrhlges, plleasats, platypus, podarguc or mnpokes, rohielu, e,ess outher stone plover , enurlew, swallows, warblers, white swans, wrens, . 14th day of June to the 2Otsh day of D)ecem. bar in each year. Bllank swan, wild geese of all kinds. let day of August In eachl year to the last day o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
Extraordinary Notice. Tramway Boot Shop, 384 Smith-St., Collingwood; I BI. o ors scheap alls any shop In the district. Give us a call and jdlrge for yourselves. One call will be sufficient recommendltion. Seaforth ?'Ken zie, Contractor AND General Builder, Warburton W., Upper Yarra. Estimates submitted for buildings of all decriptions. The Farmers' Club Hotel, BOURKE STREET WEST, Near Kirk's Bazaar, MElLBOUIINIt, S the rendezous of Farmers from all parts of the State. A liberal dietary scale withi I. civility, home comfort, and attention. ,- t,, 0 IMON LYNCH, (Late Mrs. Bulger). OLINDA HOTEL LILYDALE, Close to the Hailway Station. Good. Accon?modation for Yisitora. Choicest Wines and Spirits. ,: i Ale and Porter of ths Best Brands. J- R. MOORE, a PROPRIETOR. The Recreation Ground is at the rear of the Hotel. AND now on *at BROWN & SCOTT'SI Brunswick-street, S Fitzroy. Visit it. It will pay you. ESTABLISIIHED 19 YEARS, GEORGE WARDROP, MERCHANT TAILOR ANU MLN'S MERCER, i 334 S...
Between Two Loves CHAPTER IV. LADY MAY AROUSED. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
.eBetween f WO Loves CIIl1"PER ,IV. . :. -'-'' LADY MAY AROUFED. I: rhit ,ws thei question whirl, hy in. "; iillig - ii "'lnoon iil by night. oc. '--dlled 'hln; Shoiltl he tuame lihe? , .Shiduhld.he ever bond hills brigh, imlle i. io1s, elpicioiulls girl? Should hlie ever tually ctapture this proudl, scnuitivo r"i?ti. Should he ever feel sure of her iHe had tested her on this one p'lnt, and his test had failed; she would not give him the promise he asked. He' whs rot more jealous of Count Soldei.i thanl any one else. IThere was only one of SWhomli he felt really jealois, and that was the youllng Duke of. loeecarn, olne of, the handsomes?t nld most accoln pilshed peers in England--one, too, who ndmired Lady May more than most pro S.' 'He haid m:tde her an ottffer of mut nego. whi·eh she "refused, as iled' loved ISt Clinton-refused him,; ninlh 'to' the tVtLWtin?Plig duke's amuzement; but hIf iwould not give up ill hopes of winning 'h?et; he- heard of her engagement to Sir Clif tonl, b...
Influenza. ITS PREVENTIONS AND CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
LInfluenza. ITS PREVENTION AND CURE... NFLUENZA only seizes upon those whose isy. tents have bhcome ran down - and weakeuud. Those who keep- in'-the pink of condition snap their fi6igere at it. Liver chill; Colds, attacks of shivering, and similar ailnments have one comtytot origin, 'namely, a debilitated condition of the body. When the supply of energy -is, adequate, the pulsa vigorous, the diges. tion goSd. colds and chills cannot got a hold. Otice the vitality becomeus lesseoed, the evils just named creep is BILE BEAN'S will koep thi, body in the "pink of condition." They act directly upon the li-or, and end that co.ue uf so many ailneats-Conastipa. tion. They stimulate the circulation, improve the digestion, and increase the energy of the whole system, as witness the f.llowing case of Mr. W. Tindall, of 28.Little West St., Darlinghursl, Sydney. This gentleman 'says :--"I was laid up a few months' ago for ahoutthrie weekps with a isevere attack of influenza., ly body ached all ov...
A PROPOSAL OF MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 15 May 1903
A PROPOSAL OF MARRIAGE. -'- Young Smithson who was very bashful, had been on the point of " popping the question " to pretty Lily Walton for some lmonths, and at last he succeeded in doing so. 'Ihe answer was favolurble, and no thing remained but to settle the af fair by an interview with pa ; so he arranged to see the old gentleman onl the night following his proposal. Now,. it happened that Smithson had never seen IMr. Walton,. nor had he over been in the home of his lady-love r(he was very bashful you knonw) but had been satisfled tb say his*' fri eells at the garden gate ; di ltaid'reiby lutgs the story. :Ontho night in question Smithson, alfter hangillg.alout for half ani hour to .inuster his courage., marched up .the front steps and rang the bell. A moment later a servant opened thu. door.' ,' Iser--Mr. W1alton in ? " statni imei'ed poor Smithson, breaking into a cold sweat. "Yes, sir, do you want toc o-p him ? " .4no.? ,..a Smithson said he did. " Step this way, please." And ...
HOW SEA BIRDS QUENCH THEIR THIRST. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
HOW, SEA BIRDS QUENCH THEIR THIRST. The-. qiestion is often asked ,'+Whero' do sea birds obtain fresh water to slake their thirst ? 7" But it has never been satisfactorily an pwered until recently. An old skipper has told how he has seen these birds at sea, far front any land that could fturnlish them water, hovering arountld and under a storm-cloud, clattering like ducks on a hot day at a pond and drinking in the drops of rain as they fell. They will smellll a rain squall ia hundred miles distant, or even fui' ther off, and scud for it with almost inconceivable swiftness. HIow long birds can exist withiout water is only a mattier of conjectatre, but lprobably their powers of endur ing thirst are increased by habit, and possibly they go without water for many days, if not for several weeks.--"Great Thoughts."
A NEW TORPEDO BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
A NEW TORPEDO BOAT. The. Naval Board of Construction of the United- 'States Goverznmeoit have lately been considering" the dc sign of a lies type of torjedod'boat invented by iMr. Clarence L?? lBerger, of New York, -who proposes tobcom bino the advantisges of 'th nheir tor Pedo boat with the old torpedo boat without the disadvantages of either. T1?he chief weaiknesses of the ordin ary toripedo boat and destroyer are .frailness and consequent vullerabil ity. The submarine boat is hamper ed by its blindness and slowness when submerged. It must use stor age batteries because of its limited air. _._lr', , ",.. rfnrn. .bullt claims tot pl'f11GalllJ' inyl!uinerablo are submergcd, while it haIs `-cOn ning tower on the surface, supplying vision for the navigator, and air for combustion and ventilation be The original and novel' feature of this boat is a double hull. About Oft. below the surface there is a cigar-shaped hull, contaiining the gasolene 'engines, thd' four torpedoes anrid othei'...
A "SKYSCRAPER" THAT BREAKS WINDOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
A Sgyst CFR I" THAT REAKS Stirango and undreamt of daiigers lurk in " skyscrape1s," as very high btiildings ae terzImed in America. ,Lhis.fact. was disclosed recenitly. Tho great skyscraper known as the ' :Flatiron '. building, New York has doeveloped, the remarkabnle 'propen sity of smnashing 'windows in-shops on the 'otHer side of Broadway.-.' -The wifdls caught by the sky scrpilier and 'dye ted!doivii and a 'c oss 13raidivay with stch` terrific fore iy to smash the iyiiilows posito In drdlet to prevent a re currenco .,of : theo stryangs acciell't tho owner has been obliged to.-divide each of his largo. Windows .intottswo -by tliohe addition of fraiiework; 'so as to giuc the 'sinaller 'a- areof ?l' iss sufficient -strengtli' to- withstand' the wind pressu re. .. wind perThe wind that. do s tllo_,ilamngo concs from ltie nortih-eas .. it is a high,?ind., not. muchi felt on the sur faco, but the- tall side of the Flat iron. building .deflects it with tlhe force of a cyclone.
HUSBAND AND WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
HUSBAND AND WIFE, -*1 f'erry, if a unj weUre to eLt oil youl hnt, what wi)~ll yOu sy W " . " t shouIld Call hllts i clroulnlud BiIIly IInl,' ~"'T'hen don't "IL Oil IL fury, ,911goll, liolq'n ti dalt'.' it wits IUlt'l Ihst t'hInt 'to tha eoliinti'y; wld she Wasn ver'y lnlucl! In-· toroatull Illo, Ibtllp'b t'Crly tIulle, AtL Ut+ n I ~ oCCul1lld to hw'; uv1 r y xli gbt f ?C ori-ll h urr ovary 11lyht7 " '
A NEWSPAPER APPEAL POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
A NEWSPAPER APPEAL POEM. S o The following won the £200 prize re cently offered by a syndicate of American editors for the best appeal poem to news paper subscribers to pay up their arrears. The lucky and talented author is the editor of the Rocky Mountain Colt r Lives of great men oft remind na, H0onest me11 won't stand a chitance The more we work there grows behind us, Bigger patches on our pants, On our pents once new and glossy, Now are stripes of different hue f And because subscribers linger, And won't pay us what is due. Then let on be tip and doing, , lenid your Itite however smnli, Or when thei now of winter strikes us, We shall have no peits at all.
AUSTRALIA AND JAPANESE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
AUSTRALIA AND JAPANESE. The burning question of the hour in Japan, as far as its international relatliolls-. r concernetd, is undoubt iedly the strong feeling aroused throughlout the nation by the legis lation recently enactd' in the Coin tionwc:alth of Australita. "Ily `this. Act. the JapOinese are placed 'on .the saute footing as tlhe Chinese imntnigrants. and they. thus will be excluded frolll the Continentl of Australia unless they cant liass the edcatiottall tests pre.scribed iiy law. Thli Japanese cu6ltetionlu is that sncli edudktloitl.tests sltould be up ii.ail'tnd Io \to p'o:QV thie ability of the ltilnlgrt}|tt1 toi, rea;l . and writo Ihls PI)ain lgpgluage, just as is the case with Europeans atrriving iln Aust 'ralian 'ports. with the intention of .working :or settling In the country. Tlrh Japanesoe futhor maintaiin that, if apl Italili Is;comlpelled' on his 'ar .tival il Aistial? 2i fo shbiply uienoie elrato tht .i' ho hcil rend dlla write 11titulflnot," Enlib--It Is' decid...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 22 May 1903
" BTICKING TouRTinrI IN ALL BSOT?T OP WHATbr t.,"t-The rllotrlllhip betwecd malt antd mnll which onnbloa them to stirk to. gether in oil anorl of wenther tos frllndship worth Ilvi ng. n 1tilles oof prolsperllity 0so00 of 0 canll honrdly dlstilll uish a friend of tltsu klnd from one of the other onrt, lut let tihe storm clnolds gtloer prill we moon know who tIhe hu to 0i.I II , ,1lAnid wheil the liolln 1o of siokness ?athelr nlt tUS wei tonl tlin t tinaily and inotit utively to Iiollo'o? n' ilts tood I()lttnc'll, The'lly lre tilhl only friends ' lwhooe fieondshlp ii N worth n rapI at snto tinlu, Woe know it, and wo turn in them, conotirnt in ,thl l ktnowlllo1t that thl y will run'llllt 0 to hunlth.