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The Bleaching of Horses. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
The Bleaching of Horses. A curious statement comes from Ar&ansss j concerning a gang of horse thieves, vtho had for their chief aeEietant a young woman — a j bleached blonde — with the nickname cf Sor- I rel Sue. She was given this name because ! she always appeared in public riding a sorrel horse. Her excellent fcortewomanship and her dashing msnner brought her many admirers. The shooting affair which forces her into notice was an ordinary case of plain jealousy. Ibo ot cer admirers, both ; members of the gang, fought for hc-r favor. One was kilUd, and tbe survivor was , Eeverely wounded. A eur^eon was sent for. j He mistook the cirec£icr- end waiksd into the i cabin occupied by *' Sorrel Sue.' Before hs | could be huEtled out, he *aw certain things | whioh aroused his suspicions. These he re ported to the sheriff, who with a posse managed to surround tbe den of horse thieveB, capturing Sue and two of her gang. The sheriff though pleased with the capture, was more than elat...
CORRYONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
CO RRY O V G '5 MARKET. J. W. Thwaites and Co report having held their usual monthly sale at Corryong on the 20th instant, when they yarded about 200 head of cattle to a good atten dance of people. ' Biddings were anything but bii-k, and they only' sncceded' in dis posing of very few. They, quote : — Bullocks, to L3 16s ; cows and calves, to L4 5s. At above prices they sold drafts for several of their .constituents.
Bil[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Blister It is a common custom with most Veteri narians to purgo the hcrse before they blister its leg!. The intention is to remove any lurking irritability cut of the animal's system, but such irritability will moBt pro* bablv be nrovoked bv their coarse and potent blistering agents; therefore, a purgative, by increasing the'defcility^s only likely to render the quadruped more sensitive to outward impressions. A nice ' freshener' is embodied, to the eye of reason, in a drastic purgative, followed by an active irritant applied to a most sensitive part of the body I Whenever a blister is adopted, rather too little than too much oil should be need. Enough to permeate the hair and reach the skin is im perative ; but the action rather depends on the amount of friction which accompanies the agent than cn the quantity of the veBi oatory that may be employed. The friction should be regulated by tbe condition of the surface on which the oil bas to act, and all adjacent tender places, &am...
ESKDALE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
ESKDALE MARKET. J. W. Thwaites and Co. report having hold their usual sale at Eskdale on the 15th instant. Only a small supply was ! forward, but they succeeded in effecting an entire clearance. They quote : —Steers, to L3 10s - heifers, from L2 5s to L2. 15s 6d. At the above prices they sold drafts for Mesers J. W. Wilson, P. Dmmmond, A. . Blair and others. ? .
General Gatherings. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
General Gatherings. _ Thk&k is a population of 22 000 children ] In the hospitals, workhouses, and dispen saries cf London. Sclphkb drives away all inseotfl if strewn in their haunts. T7nu alinM avtfl hitaa stf inuAlfl VASh with a little of ammonia water. The Wesleyans have, in England, 6,936 Sunday schools, with 932,888 soholarB. The authorities have deoided on ereoting a military ballooning establishment at Alder shot. These are more pablio holidays in Hon olulu than in any other city in the world. The one part of the world in which no native smokers have been found is Aus tralia. Or the 136,000 tons of fiBh brought to London yearly, 70,000— more than half — come by rail. Pabis bicyclists are required to obtain licenses, whioh may be withdrawn in case of reckless riding. Thkbe are 222 temperance associations in connection with the Established Cburoh of Scotland. Thbee well to do merchants in Berlin have been sentenced to from 20 to 80 days' imprisonment for acting as profe...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKETS. Messrs Dalgety and Co. report that' there ie not yet 'ah y business being done in wool. The Wheat -market* shows a decline, and grain is--dtfficult to quit at 4s lOjd. Oats are -milling 2s ? 8d to 2s 9d : ^^0ri|22s3d #6,.2fi5^d %) Tartarian feed 2s to 28 3d ; Algerian Is lid to 2s ; Calcuttas Is 8|d;tb'°ls 9d. Maize 3s 3d for white, ;3s'6d for.jne^.... ? J
Clover for Fowls. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Clover for l-'otvls. Bow a pieoe of clover. Even if it be bnt a few rods square it will pay. If you have your breeding yards so ar ranged to that you can give the fowls a grass run, seed this run down to clover. If you have not this desired arrangement yon have land upon which you can grow green food for the fowls, and seed this down to clover. Why? let ? ? * ? ? i ? uutu ii uuq UL tile quiCKei growing forage plants, and a few weeks after sowing, if the land is rich and a little phos phate is used it will be covered with & tender green crop. 2nd. Because clover wfcen young is tbe juiciest end tendcrest of forage plants. 3rd. Because hens like clover better than almost any other form of green food. 4th. Because clover is a valuable ece pro ducing food. 5th. Becauso clover being so well adapted to the wants of the hen greatly promotes her health. ' * 6th. Because in a word, it pays. Six reasons are enough — the sixth which is summary of the five preoecding is sufficient. Where...
MELBOURNE LICE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
: . . . , ,-rrr-..: - ^ - L MELBOURNE LIVE STQCK REPORT/ Fat Cattle.— Qnly 1850 yarded, com?/ prising 400 from. New r South : ^Wales, 800 j from ; North-Eastern district,, 450 . from^r Gippsland, aria the remainder from the 'Western district and near to'wn. ' All4 qualities were fully represented, with a ' proportion 'There was ft gohd 1 attendaece of buyeny and the market ; Was * brisk throughout at an advance of .from* 10s to 15s per bead over last week's prices. Prime pens of bullocks, from £9 7s 6d to £11 15s, aoraHing to weigh! and qual ity ; gooddo, fromX7 15s to 1 5S; middlin wdo, from L6 to L7 ; inferior do, from La ; prime pens of cows, from Xii5 toL7; odd beasts, from L8 to Ii9 10b ; others from L4. !
Diseases of Poultry. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Diseases of Poultry. A few hints with respect to tbe di eases of \ fow?a will fce useful,' as 'forewarned is fore armed,' in tbis as in every other inbt&nce where disease is concerned. DiBease is ; caused in various ways, and there is no doubt fans that individuals, for. themselves and for their animals and birde, always acted in a sensible and careful manner there would i ? _» -a. iu:. J ue very luue oi n* ou»«d *lu a u uut ov, auu bb complaints are often generated; in : a way quite unexpected, we muBt be prepared for them if iwe are to succeed in gaining the mastery. Amongst .highly -bred stock hereditary tendencies have a great deal to answer for. There is a law which provides that the offspring shall copy the parents, and we thus find tho seoret of many unhealthy fowls. A fancier who has a highly -bred and fine race of fowls may be tempted to breed from such birds as show some weakness or diee&te, in tbe hope that a few of the chickens may not reproduce it, and h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Auctions. T. A. Knaggs. T. A, Knaggs, AUCTIONEER, MYETLEFOBD. HAS Several Valuable Properties for Private Sale in various parts of the Kiewa and Ovens River Districts. REGULAR SALES'^ LIVE STOCK held in MYRTLEFORD EVERY ALTERNATE TUESDAY. FOB PRIVATE SALE. FA ~R.M at Kinchington's Creek, containing about 235 acres. Apply T. A. KNAGGS, Auctioneer, Dederang. J. W. Thwaites & Co. JW. THWAITES & CO. will hold , SALES of LIVE STOCK as under : — TALLANGATTA MARKET— Saturday, 27th June. YACKANDANDAH Market — Monday, July 6th, 1891. ESKDALE, monthly market, Monday, July, 13th, 1891. CORRYONG, monthly market, Saturday, July 18th. TALLANGATTA SPECIAL HORSE— Tuesday and Wednesday, July 21st snd 22nd. Persons having Stock for any of these Sales are requested to send full parti culars as early as possible to J. W. THWAITES & CO., Tallangatta. HORSES ! HORSES ! TALLANGATTA. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, 21st and 22nd July. JW. THWAITES & CO. will hold « their next HORSE S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
t#tiEELOO Hotel, 1 T (orrOSITK THE POST OFFICE.) ( ' pjGH STRHiii , YACKANDANDAH. mn ESTABLISHED COMMERCIAL VLU HOUSE. ti-.: ? ? ' ? ' - Proprietor. * -rv'RGS to return thanks to the Public U generally for support accorded hint in , if i»?r, hopes by strict attention to ^^?^uirtiueuts to receive a fairmeasure .-VISITORS AND FAMILIES. First-class Cuisixe Guaranteed. Qnly tlie Best Brands of Ales, Wines and | i Spirits kept. ; . ? first-class Sample Room Batli, &c. Superior Alcock's Billiard Table. tfommodious Stables and Loose Boxes. BOOKING office for beck and LOWES COACHES. STAB HOTEL, YAUKANDAN i\AH. 1 P, McDermott - Proprietor, DES1BES to intimate to his numerous friends of Yactandaudaii and public generally, that he has taken the above well known hostelry, and trusts by strict atten tion 10 the requirements of ins patrons to receive a fair share of support. First-class Accommodation for Travellers. Best Brai.ds oi A les, Wines and Spirits only kept. Yackandandah bhoeing ...
WOOL AND STATION PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
WOOL AND STATION PRODUCE RE PORT. Youngbusband and Co. Limited report — Wool — The latest cablegrams advise us of a firmer feeling in Home and Continental markets, though it must be confessed advice* are meigre as regards the informa tion they contain. The supply of Ameri can grown wool appears to be small, con sequently their buyers are expected to keep lately ruling rates well up to the mark. ' Taken altogether the outlook is encoura ging, and when the good season is taken into consideration, together with an ex- ! cellent lambing, it is only to be expected j that a more than average season's business ! will result. Sheepskins — Supplies have been large, an') consignments have not met with such eager competition as we have been able to lately report, still prices have not fallen to any great extent, thought an easier feel in the market is anticipated. Furred Skins. — The market is very active for all classes of furred skins. American buyers being the largest operators in Kan garoo...
Commercial. ALBURY FORTNIGHTLY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Commercial. ALBURY FORTNIGHTLY MARKET, Chenery Baos. report having held their usual fortnightly market at the Municipal Yards on Wednesday, 10th inst, when they yarded 290 fat and store cattle, and 4600 fat | ann store sheep. The attendance of buyers was good, and nearly all lots submitted were disposed of. Fat Cattle : 80 yarded consisting of from good to prime quality. Best bullocks (light) made from L6 10s to L6 17s 6d, good L5 10s to L6, inferior, from L5. Best fat cows L4 to L4 10s, good L3 to L3 10s, inferior from L2 10s. They sold drafts for Messrs D. M'Kinnan. James Mitchell, J. Lawson, A. Simson, F. Hunt, A. Heiiot, and Mrs Strachan at quotations. Store Cattle : 200 yarded, chiefly low con ditioned cows aud young cattle, for which there was very little demand, a large num ber being turned out unsold. They sold 50 head in odd lots for Messrs Synnot and others at low rates. Fat Cattle : A large supply consisting of fiom useful mutton to prime quality. Sales opened dull, and. ...
How to Live Long. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
JElozv to L,ive Long. 14 is likely that a tendency to longevity is frequently inherited — that it runs in families. We know that a lack of vitality, weakness of eaeea are tranemisslcle. Premising that nature never indicates any physiological pre ference for individuals, wo can account for this principle oi preservation by the fact that in all 1-irpe families the weakest and diseased die out, lu&ving only the healthy aud moEi r.eariy in propagate, wan such Bound Btocklong life through successive generations is the result. If the truth be plainly told, death is usually but a spscits o! suicide. People seem set npou tha Very mode of life that will kill thani quick.- et. Too much eating and too liti'e sleepin-r, f'timulfinrs, fsciicmsnt Bnd recklee3 diesip-tior', brains cvei burdened with bueiceFP, hcaris harrowed with cares and responsibilities of life — s;:eb nra soma cf the things thet ere takin? prcple t ff. Worry snd nervous essit-rrient kiii folks faster than hard work. St...
Strength and Income. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Strength and Income* There are women whose strength would only suffice for their own homes, and the demands in them, if a reserve is to be left for the future when the Btrength-producirig' powers are gone and physical life is pan perised, who give more strength outside than inside their homes. Men and women shrink from financial poverty in old age, bnt the wealth of nations cannot save from physical poverty if strength has not been administered wisely. Every man and woman has a right to a spiritual, a mental, life that will administer to the future. It is the reserve fund on whioh they must draw when the world for gets them on its forward march, when en feebled vision and halting step leave them at the roadside for tbe chariot of death. How many men and women who are busily hoard ing money for that future are hoarding the strength that will make it doubly rich ? It is appalling, tho rate at which we live, using | every day every ounce of strength we make and drawing on future Btreng...
Bright Police Court. THURSDAY, JUNE 18th. BEFORE MR J. ROWAN, P.M., Dr. J. F. Wilkinson, and Mr R. Beveridge, Js.P. PROSECUTIONS UNDER THE RABBIT ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Bright Police Court. Thursday, Juxe 18tb. Before Mr J. Rowan, P.M., Dr. J. F. Wilkinson, aud Mr R. Beveridge, JTs.P. PROSECUTIONS UNDER THE RABBIT ACT. George Graham, inspector under the Vermin Destruction Act,' '*pro- leeded against seven settlers at Tawonga for not complying with the csnditions of the Act and keeping tneir properties free from rabbits, their names Fbeing — Thomas Brings, T/aIitj T?vr/1 or Tlnnme RnlliTrtJTi Ralph Bruce, Peter Howman, Isaac Sloane, and John Clee. Mr R. P. Perry appeared to prose cute for the Crown, and Mr J.Brown defended in all cases with the excep tion of John Clee, for whom Mr-W. L. Zincke appeared.. Mr Perry, in opening the case, referred to the section nnder which the defendants were summoned, and ?aid that although the Act was a harsh one, it was necessary for property holders to comply with it. The evidence of the Inspector, Mr Graham, and also of Mr Whitbnrn, rabbit inspector in the Myrtleford district, went to show that in every case not- ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Local a,nrfL General. Quadrille Club.— TheYackandan- Quadrille Club re-opened tbeir assemblies on Friday last. The weather was fine, and everything that coriid be desired for dancing ; consequently the inauguratoin was a complete success. Over forty couples were present, and in every way a pleasant evening was spent. Mr M. Clune acted as M.C., whilst Mr Mitchelsen, of Beechworth, sup plied the music on the piano. The quality of the music and the excel lent time were the theme of admira tion, and accounted to a great extent for the; general pleasure experienced. The next assembly will be held on July the 3rd, when instead of closing at 12 o'clock as on . the last occasion, dancing will be kept up all night, ac cording* 1 to the programme of the Season, viz., alternate short and long nights. From what we can ' :learh there will be a . s^ill ia^rg^r atten dance next Friday.1® ' ' ' ' ' ' CHtrccH tjp England. — In conse quence of the Rev. T. J. Wright ,beinar detained in Melbounie there...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
General News. :o: I A disastrous fire occurred at Smeaton shortly after 12 o'clock on Friday night, Milne's Commercial Hotel, one of the largest business , i places in the township, being com- ? pletely demolished. j The Mudgeeonsra Conrsi-^g Club j fheld a very successful meetingr .at Mr j Jas. Woodside's station. Har»ny | Vallev, Monday week, wben a six- ] teen dosr state was run. off, as well as I several minor events. Th'ierie was a/; large attendance of spectators, who fivinced a keen interest in the pro- j ceedings. The principle sttike '^as i vron bv Belle, with FasTiinn mnner np. The Consolation Stake fell to j Bismarck, with 'Verihs rnnner-np. j Hares were plentifnl throusrhout. and i the sport was excellent. A*r Flood, of Beechwort.h. acted as Jndjre. and Mr Middledifch. of Stanley, made an efficient skipper. Another meetin'- will take nlace about' the middle of Jnly for eisrht dosrs at Ll each and a consolation stake for a similar number of dogs at 10s each. Accounts have...
PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 27 June 1891
Parliamentary. Parliament assem- J bled on Tuesday, but the opening proceedings were not of an interest ing nature. The Irovernor s speech gave a forecast of tbe proposed legis lation of tbe ensuing session, and then followed Mr Hancock with the Ad dress-in-Reply. The honor of mov ing the Address-in- Reply is always conferred upon a new member, and Mr Hancock accordingly delivered his maiden speech. Coming from a prominent member of tbe Trades' Hall his remarks are viewed with a certain amount of interest* Although Mr Hancock sits behind the Ministry his utterances were not such as to show that he was entirely in accord with the Government programme, and he lost no time in pointing out what he did not approve of. These were Federation, and the extension of tbe franchise to women. He was particularly rough regarding the Go vernment just ousted, which he re garded as the enemy of the trades unionists. The calling out of the militia at the late strike kas-eTidtsrrfcly— imbued Air Hanco...