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An Echo from the Hills. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
An Edeho from the Juiom. [rOFiM OUr OWS CORRSPONDENT. Here I have been sitting for the last isalf-hour, wondering what I sat down for. I thought I had a let to writeiaboat, but,. alas ! my ideas have flown with the first rising breeze. Everything appears to be at a standstill, and at last people have found time to be ill. Nearly everyone is now laid up, or has been laid up, with what is commonly known as the "dog disease," pleuro, or influenza. Whatever it may be, it.sticks to its victims with a leech-like tenacity, and you have no more chance of'getting rid of it before it likes than the fellow in the story had of dislodging the "Old Man' of the Mountains" from his saddle. Many: who were never before known to hbeill for a day in their lives have succumbed to the new disease. They have defied small-pox, scarlet fever, cholera morbus, and a Whole range of varying epidemics - . they were thought to be as tough as a Euroa steak; but they were as the weakest of. little children before t...
HORSE PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
HL tE-PAR IEi2 I Griffitha' Baintof Glenlee,11M***8 (1st Broderick's Arcadia nugget, ... (2nd , .OGjW.::Wall's lofty the 2ndif .T ! ." I C? C.,E.! Burden's .Chmpioni of Galloway[ :R Pheirons'i Robin sn csux-" et -.a Wall Bros' Peter the Nugget ..t Wall Bros' Duke of Connaught Langtry's Young Champion G. Wall's Aide-de-Camp ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 28 August 1885
SM"'iBECR6FT BOOT and SHOE-: * " MAKER Now Long wood. Repairs neatly executed. Orders: promptly at tended to. ' :, '-AUSTrikLASI MUTUAL LIVE STOCK INSURANCE SOCIETY. THE rfirt Annrien leport of this Society a ,:shows a very satisfactory result, amid' a' di??lnld' of'10 "per' cent. "has poeen declared.. Horses and mares can nouw il in'su~id'd f?r''tilee amonths Sat "half the Annual premiumn Rate £3 10s per £100. 1 IMPERIAL FIRE. INSURANCE CO 1 JAMJES 'INGOLIS; Agent, Eurba. To larmer, iieleetort 1T1and ownerrs, and '.Others. :.E have regularly coming in to invest at o?f?ce on Country' LaGnds 'a'nd other Securities, Tnuai and other MON?xi in. laie rand small spins from £100) to :£120000 far term of years or as arrangedj Lirnd and other; D cpartnrtals ,ýisnees c. ::. Conducted.:. i ;,` We have also a larwe nurjiber of FARMS ?id'ESTATES FOR SALE. and to LET, : ?`'at EAIESr TERMS: ::7 ide-, 6 i 2'2 MA 0KE SSR.?l.t? .MELBOURNE. &nbsp; THE THOROUGHBRED HORSE STOCKBRIDGE Will stan...
VIOLET TOWN POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
.. VIOLET TOWN POSTI" OFFICE. "Departu?re of nkatils. MaLr.S close at Violet Town Post Office as follows: For Melbourne daily at 9.30 a.m., and 5.30 p.m. F*or Tamleugh, Tamlengh North, (loose bag), and Caniambo-Mondays, Wednes days, and Fridays. Mails made up pro vious night 8 p.m. For Marrrweeney (loose bag), Boho (loose bag), and Strathbogio. North (loose bag)-Tuesdays, and Fridays, 10.40 p.mn For Barrington's, Caniamubo (loose bag) -Mondays, .Wednesdays, and Fridays. Mails, made up previous night 8 p.m.
Arrival of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
Arrtval of 9siIi%. MTAlr arrive at the Euroa Post .Office as follows : From ('ooram?, Merton, Doon, Main da:uple and Mansfield, at 5.20 p.m., Suin days excepted. From ,Jamieson, Mondays,Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 5.20 p.m. Frosn Miepoll, MIiopoll South,' IKr ranmomius South, on Mondays, ,Wednes days, and Fridays, ant a.m. r Riggs' Creek, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. - Fromn Shean's Creek, Strathbogie, and Strathbogie We:t; on Wednesdays. and From Balmattum, sinMondays, Wednes days, at 5 p.m. Melbourne up and down train, daily, at 10.17 a.m.. - Melbourne up train, daily at 7 p.m. - Down train daily, at 6.15 p.m..
EUROA POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
EUROA POST OFFICE. Depsarturle of c?~il a. MAIrs close at the Euroa Post Office as follows : For Cooram, Merton, Doon, Main dample, and Mansfield at 11 a.n. daily, Sundays exccpted. For Jamieson, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 11 a.lm. For Miepoll, Miipoll South (loose bag), audlKa?nrainomus, South Mlondays, Wed nesdays and Fridays, at 11 a.m. For Shcan's Creek (loose bag), Strath bogic, and Stratihbogie West (loose bag). on \VWdnesdays and Saturdays, at 11 a.m. For Babnattums, Mondays, Wednes das, and Fridays, at 11 a.m. Riggs' Creek- Tuesdays and Fridays, at 11.50 a.m. Fuor IMelbourne up and down train, daily at 9.40 a.m. For Melbourne up and down trains, daily, at i.30p.m.
SELECT POETRY. A REMARKABLE POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
A REMARK1(AiLE POEM. Tile lair of Love, which long ago was given unto men, Still live--in books ! kt athast a need Of loving life, in word and deed, And true cspousal of the creed \VWhich Christ expounded then ! Oh, that the founder of the faith would Scome another time ! s Viat stern rellkes lie would bestow is On forms, lip-service, and the show Whiileh lets one Sunday's homage go is As purge for six days' crime ! ir That mockery-the Christian Church--is it seen oni every hand ; :3 The rich man's Lord is worshipped there; d The hlouse of G;od, the place of prayer, e Alas, is hut a pious snare h) Which money can ca3nmand. .e The Laws of trade are held to be above the "a Laws Divine : if Expediency, worldly wise, t- I A cover for deceit and lies, *e Is still the same, and sneering cries- : " These imeihiave drunk nesw wine." /o Ah God, it is for ends like these thatTiao is didst place us herd ? . If Code or 'iuldeet be a guide F "or hearts that would with Thee abide, Christ's sermin...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Melbourne, Thursday night. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
LATEST TELEGRAMS. By Electric Telegraph. [Fnort OUR OWN CORRESPrONDEr%.] 'Melbourne, Thursday night. News by cable states that the. lHome Government have decided to prosecute the Pall Mall G-a:ltte in connection with the recent exposures. Buslhby, who was condemned to death for an 'attempt on the life of Detective Hyland, was executcd at [allalrt this morning. The hangman bungled, and death only resulted from suffocation. Robinson, thVe Iotham bank robber, was tried to-day, and commnitted for trial. An explosion has occurred in. the Rev. J. Dowie's tabernacle, causel by a dyna mite cartridge.
GOLD AT GOWANGARDIE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
GOLD AT GOWANGARDIDE. The interest attaching to the prospec tivo discovery of gold inl the district has. centred attention on several of the old ,i;?l.ahar.L:.i.dlisuran?trags, which werst sunk' meiny years ago, anedri ecords of which exist only in the memories of the oldest inhabitants. A determined attempt was ifhde, years ago; to develop a reef the other side of Violet Town towards Cowan gardie ; machinery was erected .and a crushing plant, which speaks volumes for the faith of the then pirouoters of the eou ture in the payable character of the lode. In consequence:of.a series of Inischances, including the floodin.g of the mine, the company was ultimately wound up, witl - out a fair trial of the gold-bearingqu liti-s of the stone being made. The - adlvent of 11[r Vawdrey, who has had many years' practical experience in son~ of the most important mines in the colony, ha:s induced some gentlemen to turni their attention to the old workings. During the weoe, Messrs Gi.attbu, Vawdrey...
Commercial. LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
Corn m ercialP . LOCAL. MARKETSl 7Mr C. T,..l)DeBoos reports prices o?adlly s.follow?,. Fresh butter Is 2d. r~Eggs 9d "Powls, 2s tc 3s per pair. - eluchs 3. per pair. Turkey.s 4sto is per pair. -Shrk;nains :;l to 14Ad. llides:2d to 2',d. Rfanlt:rol skits 9d.to ls. Id. Vallaby h G1. to 7d. *(hppossiuni .2 Gd to 4s iGd. .Bear 2s 6i1 e-Icirs J. 1E. llaldh:ryv nld CO. r' port :-Prim ,:ask butter. i, to Io : prime pri't hul:t'r Ia 2.1; egg's, :1:1: honeyt, d i to 2id per lh.:pigs .Itto 4,-d turkeys, )s to 10s per par; fowls, 2s to :s; ducks, to - Gd; oi),)ip sum s:kins, ýs id to (1s. Messrs Gordon iBrs. furnish the follow in' report of their prices: Fresh Butter (prite) Is 2d. Eggs 9d., Fowls 2s to 0s. Ducks 3s to 4s. Turkeys 5ld lcr lb. Carcase Pork 3d to 4d. Sheeaskins 3d to4d. 11ides 2d to Wd.
DAIRY PRODUCE. Wednesday, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
D1IRtY P?IODUCE. " \ednecsday, September 2. Messrs Mlc ayn and MiclDonald report; "\ hel, olul r ",?,al auctio d s:le to-dacy, anud give below, dectiled result of auction sales: hlieses. from Si to Sfd ; iedium to good, (it to 7.d ; other lots, from 4,1 uppwards, accord ing to quality. Potted Putter: Prime new, from Is 14 to Is 5d ; slippers are operating at Is S.i to Is -1i. ,'rsh aBtter : Direct from the dairies a large supply come to hand: prices ierec asicr all rooid. and recenit qlo tations for the. bost brands could not bc maintaIdud. everal well known dairies Srlctinii.up to ls itd, :ecditii to gooil. Is pgua'a.iteelli i,?-p i1?,,Tor ?o1'cn. Towi cured i :hams, 0c :i .:, Sa to ,1 per lb. Country cured good ?lam:s Sid to Sid : sides, id to 7t per lb. 1lbuoy dcull of sale at 3.dt per l,. bccaai:: in good dcmand at 9dpi to 104 per lh. l'ou.il y - Turtkeys, up to 1-Is er pair ;grese. is (4 do; ducks.. 7s rl do l fowls, 43 to, 5s do,. i;nrin : Whear:t, 4s to 4s -,d : oats. : C,-.!...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Wednesday, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
MEL BOUItNE MARKIETS. Wednesday, September 2. 'Fat Cattle.--1,785 came forward, the major ity were of second to good quality, only ai small proportion being prime. There was a fair attendance of town a:nd country buycrs, and competition for best pens was brisk, the prices realised for such saowing an advance of shout los per head on last week's rates, while middling descriptions also sold better. Prime pens of bullocks realised from L14 to L1, 7s Glid (odd beasts to LIS): good dio, from Ll 0lOs to LI: ; second do, from L1 to 110 lOs; iinferior, from L7. Best cows yarded sold from 1.7 0I to LI; sccond do fromr L.G to L7 ; inferior, from LI 10s. Fat calvcs.--Only 0 were yarded, which met with a blisk deomal, adnd realised rhih figures. Prime sold at from 70s to 95s : good, from i 0s to i0s ; second, from 30s to 4l0s: inferior, froi: 211ls. Fat Sheep-About 21.0000 were yarlded, a fair proportion of which were of useful to prime quality. Best descriptions sold at about last week's rates...
Arcadia Mems. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
Arcasdia iIemM. (FRO oU011 OWN CORRESrPOxNDEN.) Since my last notes of a few weeks ago, a decided clhange for the better hlst taken place in our neighbourhood, and crops of all kinds are now making good headway. The oats and barley, which were hitherto handicapped by the severe frost, are now regaining their natural colour, and putting on a spurt. iThe grass is makiug an effort to become conspieous, and cattle and borszs are beginning to cast their winter coats, and, like our respected clothiers, are stocktal'ing for the summner. The orchard trees are all clothed in white and red, according to their respective species, and the pleturesque windings of the river Coltiburn in our innmediate vicinity is beaumtifully or'namented by the mnimnsa and ,lother nacmie, ers of the evergreens, in full bloom, which plainly indicates that the filna struggle between winter an:d spring has terminated ii favour of the latter. Our sntlual risitors, the mosquiitoes, hare siinis into their nuotcitiluis ...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
COjRRlE4~LmxZPiir;SmOND E.YO . - v . TO TILE EDITOR. Smu,--Mfr.olhn_ Chanter has snecetded . kin making himself very conspicuous in .your columns with his mncetings and letters refcerring to the late valuation of -tle North Riiding of the" Shire, tand con sidering that his persistent and malignant -attacks on M~r John G(al, who acted as valuer, are entirely unjustiied, I beg to -occupy a small sp:ce in your colinns to =assist MIr Chanter's somewh:at hazy ideas -on the subject. Air G. contends that the valuations should be made in the Shire Otlice and that all land should bli valued at an tnnial rental of two shillings per acre, quite ignoring the fact that land S:tries much in Value and quality ; (It is needless to give insta?ice;) and further tth:at it is laid down in the Local Govern ment Act that valuations of all ?rtable property must be made from time to time, 'and that valuers have to make a soleomu 'declaration that they will make such valuation impartially and: according to ...
Miepoll and Branjee Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
DY "OLIVE[t DAY." For some time past, the weather has been beautifully line, and we- were favoured with a few nice showers, which fell at intervals during last Sunday, and will do a vast amount of good to the crops (Which are looking very wellin this locality) -and likewise to vegetation of all sorts. I took a stroll arounid the parishes of Pranjip, and Molka the other dlay, and aas suprised to see the imnprovements that have gone on for the past six months, in the shape of buildings and . cleared, pad ldel:a': and I saw a crnr, coning nut in ear, belonging to itMr Shiaw, of Praujip; it was about two feet mid a half high. And so it was beneath my notice to send .you an account of the football match, Kalauroumus versus Castle Creek. I mmiust inform your Karrauno:us correspondent that in consequence of being away from Ilmie that week, I could notn:nlnd a roport of it, and the follohwing week I -iist the representative of the Emur'o i dSlrlisc::r, and he commenced the conversation, aft...
Euroa to Cashel Railway. Melbourne, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
Ecuroma to Catenex j dnau wat.y. By ELEcmrC TnaA:aied.P: delboburne, Thursday A large deputation, representing the Euroa to Cashel tiwii, y L:;gue, waited upon the Coniuisio-ners of Railways. to day and urged the advisability of con atructing a line of railwsy from Euroa to Cashel. A vast luantity of information was laid before the Conunmisioners which tended to show t'hat the line would prove roemnuerat.ie,:'nd a g!eatadvantage to the thickly-popul.ated dtrict which woultd thus be tapped. The Comnnia sinners, in reply, pointed out that the line from She ppa:rton to Dookie had already been surveyed and passed by the Legis. lature, and to allbrd the convenience requested could only be done by act of Parliamont. Aoessrs Hall and Graves introduced the deputation.
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
Gazette 3otices. License declared void:-Gen. Yoxon, 320a, Moegloueiuby, at :liceusce's request. Applications for leases approved:- Gavin Hellson, Gowangardie, 320a; fnoury ,'lhornas',; Cowangardie,, 279a 3r, 37p; Davirdluncuihna, Iarramuonius;, 249a '2 A list -of licensees in arrear in the Benalla district is~grizetted. - - } ' ^'
M.I.A. SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 4 September 1885
Tlhe usual quarterly, entertainment iri. connection with the Eurom Mutual Ihu provenment Association .-was held in tlhe Temperance Hall on Monday last. At the hour of opening, a large number had assembled in front of the hall, andl -within a few minutes seating accommoda tion was at a premium. Thu gentlemen gallantly resigned their comfortable posi' tions in favor of the ladies, and either stood at the rear of the hall or were entirely crowded out, many being thus disappoionted of their evening's enjoy= imout. The Rev. S. Scholes, president of the association, presided, and was sup ported by thevice-presidentand treasurer, IThe performance of a pianoforte duet by the Misses Hart pleasantly cosmmenced 1 the programme, and this musiteal over ture, if taken as an indiettiolt of the talent to follow, must indeed have b.en regarded as a singularly ha:ppy aug:lry. s The president, in a characteristic address, - kept his hearers highly amused for some nminutes, and sandwiceld between his h...