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Mount Wycheproof. October 15. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Mount Wydheproof. , (From our own Cohrkspondent.) October 15. 'Ihe Mount Wycheproof Kucing Club ..held- their annual mooting on Wednesday last, when the following officers were elected Hon W. Mud den, .president. ; Jus. O'Connor, vice president ? Richard Dmipsey, judge ; R. O'Donovati and W. Sinuit joint sec retaries; Mr. Bond, handicapum-. It was decided to hold the annual races on the 29 tl. December, 1887. After a little morn business of minor import ance had been disposed of, the meeting cloned. Police Court. — James Cleany, an old offender was charged with being drunk und disorderly, also as a habitual drunkard. The evidence of Constable / Gribhin, Messrs. jyilliatns and / Thomas went to prove tlmt Cleany made -' use of some very bad language on tl)' night of the 8th inst, when he was --r- lested. The bench sentenced prMoner to Sandhurst gaol for 14 days, «md for being a habitual drunkard ke was sen tenced to u simi'ar amount, the sen tences beinp' cumulative.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RECORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
TO THE EDITOR OP* THE ltRCjRDER Sir, — On Saturday, the 1st inst, a tnoetiug wu» held at Poon Boon amonijst ' the sheuters working there. Mr. Bodilington, rvjue^eufutive of the Union; noting us chairman,.,' I It was proposed and curried, Thnt no shearer be required to dag the sheep, anil ttiat tne pi'ice ror sneunng ne uni versal in .both colonies, Yictoriti and New South Wales', viz. LI per. 100. ? .The next motion wus, Thnt shetrers be1 allowed ' to purchase their rations where they like aud bring them.- to the shed, and that every ^hearer in both* : colonies lie allowed to have two horses grazing during hia leim of engagement, ?? It wns noxc.inoved Tlmt the cook be allowed a separate compartiueut for his work, ? The Chairman Biigg^Bted that three or five practical shearers should attend the, next , general, meeting wiib.' shears .'of; the different, makers to bIiow them the faults of the sume, so tlmt any de fects be brought under the notice of inunufuoinrersj iitid if practicabl...
Caulfield Cup Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Caulfleld Cup Meeting The Victoria Amateur Turf Clot* run their great race last Saturday, nnd in the matter of attendance, the heav iest rocord for tho Caultield course has that day been scored. The weather was as pleasant as could be desired. His lixcelloncy the Governor and Lady l.ocli visited tho course, the vice regal party goiiw out by road, and therie were in addition to liis Excellency's drag several vory fine four in hand teams on tho road. The first evont was the Maiden Plate, with halfa dozen horses starting, and was won by tho New Zealand liorse— Tranttfr,. be longing to tho Hon. I£.' Mitchelson a „ member of the newly formed ministry of that country. Pukeliti, second, and Montor, third, with a length between tirst and socond. The Nursery Handi cap was won by Lady Betty, Venture, socmid nnd lleatlicotc, third. General disappointment was felt in this race, that Consequence would not fight lier battle of the Foal Stakes over again with tho winner, Lady Botty. In the Selling...
Lake Boga. October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Lake Boga^ ^ * (FROM OUR OWN COUltESPOtfDEVT ) October 17, liio election of Commissioners for the Swan Hill Water and Irrigation Truat, took place on Thursday last. No poll was taken, as only nine nomina tions were received. Annended are th« results of the election, viz.: — Messrs. R. Hastings, Hobson, J. Wyse, Z, Burton of Swan Hill, Boyle, A M'Donald senr., P. Feu ton, R. Hughes, and W. Smith. Our common enemy — death — has again appeared in our midst. Mrs. Wishart and child being the victims, The deceased lady died giving birth to a child (still born) on last S i turd ay morning at 3 p.m. Her medical at tendant, Dr. P.irdey, ditl all in his power to save her life, and mora than a passing word of praise is due to that gentleman for the valuable services that he has in his capacity as u medical limn, rendered to the residents of Swan Hill aud district during his aaiy amongst them. '
Balranald Police Court. (Before E.L. Rowling, Esq., P.M., and J. H. Morphett, E.q., J.P.,) [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Balranald bolide Court. (Before E. L. . Rowlinc;, Esq., P.M., and J. H. ALorphett, IS-q.j J.P!,)' ... :At the Ipoal Police court on Friday, 14th iust, VViu. Blackbdt'lie was brought up ou remutid from Clare, chat get! with stealing a saddle. ; ? ; ? George Enitiintt, rabbiter on .Till Till, deposed tliat on the 22iid lilt, lie iniMMMll lliu Milflilli* it fill itlltMi* tltiiKru frrtm his waggon, statidiiig ititfroiVt of the Riveiiua Hotel, ..about two miles .this side of Clare, ' He swore to the saddle produced-iu court, as his property with1 the exception of the near stirrup-leather and iron. Ho had not authorised 'any one to take the saddl-;, nor: lent it to anyoue. In reply to questions from the prisoner, he said he -did not tell the prisoner that he Would not- prosecute if the puddle hits given up and that the prisoner' told 'liiiii that' lie knew nothing aboiit the snddle. \ Prisoner, pleaded! gnilty und elected to be dealt with by. tht bench ; lie said -lie. took the «iiddle- w...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Cricket. . Lest Friday, the first cricket match of the season came on, the two sides being formed by the murried and would lie married on the one hand, and' bachelors on the other. The bitter won uy U'O niiiwii Hinjiiiiuy ui mx i-iiiih, ii- ought, however, to be mentioned that the former lmd the Valuable assistance of two of the best players amongst the single men, viz, Lord and Meldrum. Messrs. R. D. Murray und Lobsey cap tained the two: teams, and Messrs, H. I. Richards and Win. Borthon acted us umpires. As will he seen from the scores given below, Hayes was f op-scorer and the twine player distinguished him self more thuh once in the field. Rowl ing, who did some good work lust Benson will come, to the fore in this season's cup-matches, and will not be fur behind the winner, if the etui comes again to Bilrnnald. Towards the end of the first innings tlto excitement 'was great, the hope's of the iiinrried men rising with every well delivered stroke which brought them uearer. to' a ...
A Fable. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
A Fable, One day in the early Summer, a largo nnd healthy Oyster nwoko from n nnp, yawned, looked up through tho bluo Wnters, nnd rc uinrkcd thnt lio wn3 beginning to feel a little Languid. ' I ennnot understand,' said he, 11 how nny ono can look forward with pleasure to a continuance of this Warm- Wcnllinr.' Then lie slowly opened his shell, and drew In' a 'draught of water ; but it was so insipid that ho abut himself up with a Bnap, and be gan to bewail his fate in thnt ho must Now lose Flesh, nnd remain Unhappy for ninny months, A good-sized Eel, who had boon Duriod in Mud nil Winter, chancod to bo wiggling by, and, henriug his friend's soliloquy, stopped to listen. - When tho Oyster had flulshcd, tho Kol turned toward him and Bald : ' Good-morning, sir I Is this hot enough for you ?' As tho Oyster wns about to reply, thoro camo a great jarring and raiaing of Mud, nnd both felt themselves being drawn Upwards. A few hours later, they were located nt Gun aler's ; nnd, ns tho Oyster...
At Morn in Merry May. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
\At Morn hi Merry May. List, all who would n-Xfnying go And learn the joy of spring, Unto my aong that liko tho flow Of brooklets murmuring, In liquid cadence sweet and soft. hliatf toll — a btithsome lay — Of ono who crossed tho orchard croft At morn in merry May, Aa I waa wending slowly down Tho lane whero Kingcups grow, 1 caught a glimpse of creamy gown The budding branches through. And then I saw n maiden pass Along tho orchard way, ' A lass,' I said (nay, not ' alas I') That morn iu merry May. Sho did not seo mo Blyly glide, ' Nor heed the grnssea stir ; I caught hor slender hand nnd cried, ' You aro a trespasser, And trespassers must pay a fine I' Did alio refuse to pny ? Ah, no I receijit in full wns mine ? ' That morn in merry Slay I
Balranald District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Balranald District Hospital. The monthly meeting of the above institution took place last Friday, 14th inst, ut the Commejoiul Hotel, present, Messrs. T. H. - Boynton, in the chuir, Cuineron, J. Smith, Richardson, Beaty, Kidd, and Lobsey. Dr. Lawson wus i also in attendance und reported' iis *fol lr-wa * Fni» tliA nuRt ntnnl\i t.lm iiithihur of patients on August 30th were 6 j ad mitted 6; discharged '8; died, . 1 j , re- maining on Septeinbet 30, 2 The one death recorded is that of James Hayes, ' from Till Till, who died of inflnmiualio-i of the bowels. Tho blink book was tabled, showing a debit balance of £49 17s. As u de posit of £200 comes iu on the 15th inst, it wus resolved to use that for current expenses. Accounts amounting to £57 6s 3d were passed for payment. The president stated that ho nnd Mr. Closo, when in S'ydnoy hud succeeded in getting £300 placed on the estimutes for improvements to the Hospital. An exhaustive report of their proceedings there hud been published iu...
Uncle Eseks Wisdom. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Uncle IlseUs Wisdom, We stnnd.in oitrownsunshlno ottenorthan others do. . . . ' 'It is tho littlo things that are- the most' wonderful nnd possible ; 'it is possiblo for human enterprise to make a mountain, hut impossible for it to mnko an oyster. There is nothing so necessary ns necessity; without it mankind would havo 'censed to exist nges ngo. ? Tttf» linnrl. rrntu wrnnW hnV' tvivnn nnlu old. ' ., ??? If n man is right ho cau't bo too rn'lical ; if wrong ho can't bo too conservative. Tho ailcnt man may bo overlooked now, but he will get a hearing by and by. ? Method and dispatch govurn tho world,'-. - You can outlive a blander In half the timo you can outargue it. Qon- Shonnan's eon Philip, now at Ynlo, unlike hia father, would not kisa a girl- it olie lmd a mouth smothered in crcain, Mary L- Barr, who ia making n success of Scotch dialect alorlcn, did not begin to com peso until alio waa fifty-four, Novcr loo Into to mend. But who over know of a woman of such an ago? The Czar of...
Sixes and Sevens. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Sixes and Sevens. I know thnt hcrstyio is 'sixeo 1 . I'd purchrtsod hor gloves before. .; - The spending your monoy fixes . 1 ' A fnet of tlna kind tiio more. ' V , ' ' Sho knows thnt my size ia 'soven'— ? So both of ua lire our days :- ' v In a blooming, glovablo heaven . . , . Of sixes nnd sevens — grays. ? Ilands may be won by gloving — — - Buttons mny closo our lives — ? , , ? Gloves without ?' G' menn loving— l'nir3 nto husbands nnd wives. - - Gloves round tho wnist lire folding— ? Gloves hold the reina of lifo— ' ' Sixes nud sevens nre holding Swny over man nnd wife,
He Had to Wait. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
He Ilud to trait. On a railway train tho other day «..lnd ? came into tho car with n basket of oranges. , ? An old man, whose wife sat besido him, wns vory nnxioiiB to buy hnlf-n-dor.on, but sho, waved the boy on with : ' IIo can't liavo 'cm. IIo novor cats ono without tho juico runs down on his shut bosom.' . ? . ? 'Shoo I but I want two or three, llanner,' no proicaicu, 'You bchavo yourself I ? You want to get cramps and raiao a great row, don't you?' * . Tho boy Boon roturned with boxed figs, nnd the old mnn beckoned to him nnd began to '? lick his chopa. ' I'nss right on 1' said the .woman to the ? i boy. ' IIo hain't cat a iig for thirty ycnr3, and I guess ho can go thirty moro,' Tho boy passed on nnd returned with pen nuta. Tho old mnn wns rendy for him, but tho wifo protested : 'lie enn'tent 'em. It's been ten yearsoinco ' he lmd a tooth in his bend, and ho d havo to Bwnllow 'em whole. No, Reuben, you let pea nuts alone.' Twenty minutes later tho boy was back with enndy pnekn...
Humor. Why He Didn't Get Well. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 19 October 1887
Ifonmor. Why lie Didn't Get. Well, Which I thought it wns moan ? Thnt a medical mnn, , ? .With a mnnncr Bercno, Could so pionaly *plnn_ To keep a mnq tied to his bedroom ? - Bcncnth astrict'qunokory ban,, _ ? Woll, I took a Blight cold, And then to my bed ; \ - t tossed, tumbled, ana ronea, ? . - With pains in my head. . -. _ And I guessed it waa moan of that doctor ? ? To send physic that near mado mo doad. ' : Every hour by tho clock, There came at tho door ' A loud thundering knock ; And physio galoro _ Would bo left by tho doctor's now Buttons, ' : ,t, And I longed that new Buttons to floor I . .- It was really too much, .:?/ ? ? I just gavo a hint, And my langnngo wns such - No printer would print, . . -v . v . s: When I nsked thnt young Sawbones to tfi! V ?»:-,? : mo - Why be sent pmasic acid and lintT . , ???;? :????. Then that doctor ho shook, , And gave a tierce yell, ' ' As that Buttons ho took ? And pounded pell-mell, ? ?' llc'd lcftatlthcstuffativvonghoustsl -y . - . And...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RECORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 26 October 1887
- 96 Tttfi fcnl-foti of' bltt RKOonDitrt. 8iri:».£-m'iiiK ilin liiSt fow \vei.-kn 1 lixvn littoit * pHtinit in the liilixniilcl Hospital, niirl 1 cannot l(»t llio;o|i|iof tiinity go by without expressing my (hunkx fnt- tho kind, treatment received dining that tfmni 1'lie doctor's atUmtl :' ' mice iii ' thol-e tliHU regular, and every. jmtiant tins hi liim tliB best pr.ifrasionul ' nkilt. tn addition tti tliiH tb* timtnrial fcomfnrtu are looked after1 . -ttrlth great Cmo and kindnnsR by the wui-dxiilHii and hmtlhtv; Hlid their care and ntlentioii ' tniiterirtlly helps on tin road to re UoVel-yi Ah inntilution like the t5ul ftmuld Moapitul desprves every credit, bud slinnld be supported % everyone ill the district. Much nioro could lie donu in lotiill SlibscriptionH tliun is at present, it in lirend Gust oil the wutera, and tirOnglit.-liMttk in time. ? ''' I slitill'lie glad if you will inai-rt this acknowledgement on tny behalf, and ieuiuin. your, ' &Mi, ?r /; CrEROGrETEMMETt...
Humor. Carl Dunders. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 26 October 1887
, .'.tbuiiior. Carl Dumleri ' What 1 you horo I' exclaimed Sorgt. Bon dal tho othor day, as ho looked up andfpund Oarl Bunder Btanding by tho desk. ' ? ' Viiotl, I poliof it vhas my duty to come down und report on sorao case. Maypo I ?vhas swindled again.' . v ? 'I presume so.s Most nnybody can swindle you. It's n wonder you have n shil- : ling loft.' ? , ' I vhas awful green, eh ?' ' . i 'Yos.'youars.' _ ? ' Und I vhas innocent, like a shild ?' : ' About as innocent as a boy t brce years onu What's the matter now ?' ? ?.'?..' . ' Sergeant, maypo you haf Boon a feller fcako three cards und throw 'em all around on a table like lightning!', , 'I have.' , ; ' TJnd ho likes you to bat dot you can pick oudtdotnoo of hearts?' - ' Yes; That'a called throe-card montc. How much did thoy get out of you ?' ' A man comes in my place yesterday und says vhas I Carl Dunder. I vhas. All right, Mr. Duudor, but I liko to shoWyou a trick to play on der poys. It vhas called parlor . magic, und cafcrypo...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 26 October 1887
flDteccHaneou9i Londing a Hand— About forty years a-:o several haulers were employed in carry ing pig iron from Braymbo to Queoiisforry. Among the number was one William Griffiths, who is still alive. This man, when going down tho strcot one day with his load of iron, w/ia accosted byn stranger, who chatted very, freely with him'. -Among tho questions, tho stranger asked how much ho got per ton for carrying the iron. 'Six and sixpence,' said the carter, ' What weight have you on the cart V ' About a ton nnd a half .'? 'And what do you pay fov patos.''i . ' Eighteen pence.' ' How much docs it cost to keep the maro?' ; ' Thirteen shillings a week.' Presently they reached tho foot of tho hill. 11 How are you going to got up this hill?' asked the stranger.' ' Oh, I mun (jet my shudor' and push up here,' was the answer. ' I'll heip you a bit,' said ho ; and he im mediatoly put his shoulder to the cart, and pushed up the hill woll; When they reached tho top tho hauler said : 'You an' me b...
HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 26 October 1887
HOUSEHOLD. Flying Glassware-— Glass is frequently said by servants to ' lly of itself.' It nover (lies from tho.thin to tho thick part, but the' reverse invariably. Wo onco knew a sorvnnt girl who said a richly cut sugar bowl of a ilanged shape bad flown, and sho found the pieces inside, it, bo that by her experience . glass not only flics but jumps. Sudden change of temperature cansos fly.age. For example, glass kept in a cold frostv pantry will fly when brought into a hot room, so a glass from a warm place will fly when ice is put into it. Thick ice plates in ylass should never be used, nor should ico plates bo touched' by a warm baud when in use. ; It is best to put them upon a china plate. China dishes, or oven the common earthen ware, should never be put into tho oven or upon the hot plate. Warm watecy not hot, will mak'p. them sufficiently heated for use. Glnss dishes should never havo hot tilings placed upon them ; flyago iB greatly pro ventral if the dishes bo warmed gradual...
Ladies' Column. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 26 October 1887
HaDies' Column* Women in Business- — Business men and heads of government departments have some times said to me that they havo tried women clerks, found them unsatisfactory, nnd have given up tho experiment. Their objections are, that womon are inclined to ask nnd ac cept favors, and to excuse thomsohes for shortcomings, and that they, tho employers, find it difficult or unpleasant to ?? bring womon to time,' and demand tho exact and prompt performance by thorn of all their duties, such as would be required of a man in tho. snrno nlnna. Thoro is no excuso for any womon who tokos this lino of action, when she has secured work. She should know that avery time sho asks for a half hour's loaTe of absence, every time she aomes into the office late, every timo she excuses herself, with a smile, or worso yet, a tear, for somo piece of earolessnces, she is injuring not only her own chances of earn ing a livelihood, but those of all other women who havo to go out into the world to. earn tli...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Recorder — 26 October 1887
SHIPPLNQ PoiinewnBi WrigHt andi Goi report undor d«tu 20th Outobor.. ? Tlie Invinuibli) and- liargn Piilicnn' pnsood lleio on 20th ii-»t. from Hny and u\i riror nhods with 123Q'i Imlca of. wuol,. bound, fur Iluhucn.. Thu priiiceas and VargoXananHhirs Witch nnssed down »tream.on '2Jml iiiBt. from Hay with. 1221 batoa of. H-cml fur Kclnioa. ? . ? The Maggie nnd Uargu Tonga paosoil up Stream on V!2npl in»t..with loail of, utorea and nieiehandiiio for Hay. Tho Kmily Juno nnd1 Imrge- Wynna. pna«od up atrimm- frum, Goulwa on 2H\i itist.for Hny; The Btoainor Albrtnnd'hnrpo Maori, nasooil up strcain for tliiy thin evening. Thu KiveiiuniH now. at Eulmcu loading for, tho Murrumbidgue. Grnmuib,- Bowdbiiick Cb, roport under duto 25th' inst: '1'hu Kobiie mailed for Ebhuo* on Saturday .. with 900 bnl«a i.i wool. Tho Uitntnin left Hay on Friday with 1020 balca-of wool for Kciiuun, ami will cleur down rivwr nUuds^ Tho Uainon euilcd yentordny from Moula nieiu for Eukuca with 800 bales of wool. Th» Q...