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ELTHAM SHIRE COUNCIL. SHIRE COUNCIL ORDINARY MONTHLY MEETING. MONDAY, 1ST JUNE, 1903. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
E LTHAM SHIRE COU'NCIL. ORDINARY MONTHLY 'M)?ITING. MONDAY, 1ST'JUNC, 1903, The ordinary amonthly .meeting of this Council wase held at the Council Chamber, Knngaron Griourd ,itel, en Monday last, there bwing?' present : 'ihe President (Cr. John Lawsey) and Ore. Bath, Boll, Cameron, Herbert, Scot', Smedley, and Taylor. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed aad outward correspondence approved of. OORRESPONDENOB. From Shire of Seymour, requesting co-olperation int test case, re destruction of rabbits on shire reads.-Received, andl onsideration of matter postponed till next meeting. Front Munioipal Association, re fire insurance guarantees, c.-lInferess tion supplied. Frnt James W. .Ward, drawin bridge, aek Creek, which appeared te. he dangerous. The Surveyor said he appreciated the writer's motive in writing, but there was no cause for alarm at the state of the bridge. He had it specially re ported on by two competent sme. The cause of one side lowering was due t...
DICKSON'S CREEK. SPORTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
DIOKSON'S CREEK, SPORTS MIEETING. At a public meeting held at Mr. N. Ellis' residence, Dickson's Creek, on Saturday evening lest (31r. E. Gordon in the choir), it was agreed to hold sports at Mr. N. Ellis' on the 10th July. The programme will include three chIpping contaets, three foot recces, and other evenia, In the eveonig a concert and ball will be held ; performers frozm town have promised to assist. Mr. W. F. HIall has been appointed treasurer, and Mr. N. C. Ellis secretary.
CHARGED WITH HORSE STEALING. PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGALLY USING. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
OHARGED WITII HORSE. STEALING. '-4-- PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGALLY USING. At the Oollingwood Oaurt of Petty Sessions on Thursday, 28th ilt., Jamnes Stanley, alias James Stanhope, was charged on the information of Constable William C. Copperthwaite with horse. stealing. After the evidence of the arresting constable nod Win. J. Everitt, the owner of the horse, which was taken by defendant from off the main road at Kangarou Ground," the charge was altered. to one .of illegally using, to which defendant pleaded guilty, and he was sentenced to 14 days' im priapnment and ordered to pay 21a Gd eqIP.*
IN A LUNATIC ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
IN A LUNATIC ASYLUM. --+- An otlicial visitor to .an asylum was surprised ill the course of his inspectiull to fiiid allloig thiln)iitates a getitnlln who complliaine that he was unlawfully colilned there by his relatives, who . wanted hIis 1nniey. 'T'he tflicial Look hItlI aside and Il'ardl hiiIi lay his iase very lucidly and senlsillly before hliln. The mant seelmd to?liill tii bl reiuarkahly cleiair headtedi, au thel . coliissioner mnade notes of the case and liromiiisel that lie sllould not lie long detained. lie spenlt somll hours in making anl ilspllectiol of lthle ilnstlttioin, after which le lgaini saw the unifortuniiate gentlelmanl, aind expressed the deepest, sympalthy with hili, cotilned there sanle anlong the uald. " But do nlot fear," ihe adided; " Your case will be gone into at once, and your discharge will be speedy. There is no doubt about your' sanity." " Thank you I A thlousand times thunk you I " said the gentlelman. " You will neover regret the troublu you are ta...
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endorsing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communications hearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed and free from personalities, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELYN OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endor:ing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communi?:tions hearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligeltly expressed and free from per.soolilles, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not neceesarlly for publcatioun, but as a guarantee of good fa.th. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELTY OBSERVER. Sir,-1 have just returned from a journey through a thickly-settled district covering nearly sixty miles in extent, and had con verse with a large number of farmers. With all the chief topic of conversation was the strike of the railway men. I found the feeling almost unanimously expressed by the farming community that the strike was the best thing that could have happened, and, though it would cause inconveen ce and loss,' yet it would hbe to the ultimate beet interest of the State if it had continued until the Government introduced men from other contries to take the place of the mutineers. It seems to be universall...
CHARLES DICKENS IN SEARCH OF COPY. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
CHARLES DICKENS IN SEARCH OF COPY. In " An Actor's Life," Mr. James IR. Anderson describes an exciting sceno, in which Dickens figured, and I during which he was in considerable personal danger. He writes : " A curious bit of fun took place ,after one of our night rehearsals of Henry V., which I must speak of here. Charles Dickens asked meo to sup with him at Clunns Hotel, Co vlent Garden, together with Maclise and Forster. We all got very jolly, Iand about two in the morning we adjouriled to some l vile slumns, ill Swhat was at thati tihe called' The ]Rookery,' a' trysting-place where. thu lowu thieves of London most did con .gregate.' Dickens had made an,: lp pointiment with a, friendly ;detective;. il 'order. (o see sonm character Ihe had heard of,;' and had a' wish to sketch for ai wleik lie had on haind.. " 'T'he' place'. w ils crodlied witli a lot of the inost hideous, lqoking roughs I hand 'oevt'rr set eyes on. 1)ickens stood gin and fireIlater all Srod iid ; but. instadd, do...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELYN OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
TO TuH IDITOR OF THE BYVsLYN O?RYVeRl. Dear Slr,-To me it is quite plain from the style of " Another Ilatepayer's" writing that he Is being made tae of toget Coun lliar Thomas ou oof a dilemm a. Connollior Thoonas evidently does not like his mlisap. plihatlon of terms questlonod If he will lonnok up his dictionary he will fld the lloasniro of the peronal 'pronoun o" my" put down --" belonging In me." Councillor Thomas colhl use that pronoun %hen talking of hi chllattlels, but not when writing as a councilllr of Ihe doings of the Counclh. It carries on the tfap of it an asstulptloll it selt-lmInportanoe, I am not goiing to wade thbrogh a wggInn Iced of ieorllatentary proceiedltg Int find out if anly member of parlllment hs been, foul enllgh to usc the Ierowmaal plunoun , lly in talking In Parlltaent of Its doings. Councllor 'Thoman shald have given lhrsngh " Aneoher listeplyer" tho lelae of nWarleard atI lhe pio where such nllfornma. tlil a ould be foud., The quelstonll nk lal --" Wh...
GUESSES AT WORLD'S AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
CUESES AT WORLD'S ACE. ' --4I-- Ullnuesu at the world's ago ditffr widely. Sir E]dwar(Id Fr?' lilts out that the physlcist, reasoinllg fI"rom the dis silltio of thtl earth's heIt, thu con tractlou of thel sun, and the actionI of thel tides, litds that the uarth con sulidated at at time neaurer 20,000, 000 than 40,000,000 yearl ngo; while the geologist, frolit the present rate at which sand, chalk etc ore be ing deposited by rivor and sen, in feor that 450,000,000 e'oalrs must have elapsed! since life began on .the globe. 'The biologist, thinks the toime must, be ptill miore vast since the begin nlilg of life, on the assullption thiat speeles have multipllod. y very slow variation, the enithnuto being 2,700,0100,00 yeairs, HiI' dIhi'Nardll cnlltelnds thaitt the sit siuhdden Ilin nllll hir ll var l ation I -II hie l oloh l ii'n ll-lllh l In unni n, 'lllle r Ily Io!g, ''I' llH liitrni' l diellviwllil, IIllu L W MI1H Irl llt t l , tiIrved nalrte lt iil 1in0 liO agl ill Iiii s g ii eniw ...
A DISHONEST ERREND BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
A DISHONEST ERREND BOY. A lady whot lived in a small village in the north of Einglanil, omce sent, her errand boy to the. post offico to buy soiln stamlps, 'i'he boy wis gonto for a long ime, anlld her letters beL lng imlortantl ad Ltime hnlited, .she dsclpatched her soll to llltd hilln if possible. 'ithe latter met the truant Inot - far froml the oilico, and asked hini' for the 1stnnuI)pS. T'hese were at oiceu hanllded over, butL whenl the chlltlig thiat was due was demanlltded, tlhe boy utnbhlustingly replied E " P'les ssir, stamps isr?rk.", And it neededl somei forcible argut mients to convinceI' hill that such a thling was unheard of. The world's best tintokepetr Is said to be the electric clock in the base inent of the lierlin Olmervatory, which was Installed by 'Professor I'oerster in 1865t. it is inclosed itn a air-tight glass cylindero, and has fro iluently runtt for periods of two or three months with al averag'H datlily doeviation of only 15-1000ths of it second. Yet aItro...
A DIVER'S ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
A DIVER'S ADVENTURE. It was almost eunougl to craze a msn out. rtht." eai I the old diver. ' Ay, it was a tight ix -- hat iU tLe Corllererr. She wnas com;ng in Ironm bhe l1tdittulrrrlan ltlr a II,,ee yraln' crunie with te ' middies,' and wenlt daowl in a gailtn sighstof home with lvlry roul on hoard. ' I wrs younl then. ald ween axious to be tl.M lrat se.t downu to her for thaeke of the repu tilion It would give me ; for reputation meant money, and monue, you see, was the o uly i.,son wly Iulotie and I were deohrring our marriaoge. " 'he eti was runn u?o tl.ioi h woas cerried down in my heavy armour from tt e deck ot the ,turaner to Ihe foat alongside, wheulo I.e 1topuns by which to baul me up wire Iolteloo o u. The ledin-arubber tube, tLrough wl.icb I w.a to be supplied with air, won adjusted. ' ' Now, dolr buy,' aidl my oli friend and instructor, Lolt, the famous deep nea diver.who came forward Ito clon the little glass window in my helmet, ' take good care of yoursult aod don't s...
Between Two Loves CHAPTER XIII. DAISY'S PATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
B .etween-. Two Love. CHIAPTERI XIII. PDASY'S PATIENT. Dhilsy looked at him with frightenel t''.eyes.: " \:nd!" sle repeated. "Ah. me, how t 'errible! Have you been muid?" "..Not as you know the word." he re Spilrd. "I wais uloe enough yesterday. Do not he alarmed at me, Daisy. I have never been in an asylum--I am not maut - after that fashion; but a great sorrow came to me, and it darkened my reason for a few hours." "Was the sorrow det?ls?" asked Daisy. "No; a thousand times worse than death-but I cannot talk about it. WVhere am I, Daisy?-where is th'a home of yours'l" "It is but a little cottage, and we call it Woodside," said Daisy. "I live here, alone with mny mother :and Robih." "Who is Robin?" he asked. "My brother," said Daisy, "and hke' gene to find i doctor for you." "I shall not need a doctor." said Sir Clinton, He tried to move, and cr with tI, pa? that movemont?.?.st him. "You must not stir," said Daisy; "you do not know how badly you are htrt. Your ankle in broken-lobh...
A Sore Point. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
A Sore Point. We all have grievancos, and some of Ila running norns nod eczn'ma. Now, Zam-Bak Ointment for all mores is an undoubted specific. It cures where other things have failed. It contain? no mineral or animal fat, and,, when n'ed, a wound feels clean and is soothed. For itching, blind and bleeding piles, Zam.Buk is specially recomruinnded, used with pereevnranoe a cute is almost guaranteed. To get Z?nl.Buk well known, a sample pot is forwarded to anyone addressing the Zanm-liuk Coy., 39 Pitt St., Sydney, and onclosing a penny stamp. Act as above suggested, and let Zam-Buk do the rest.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
3I BBB11's. I, Bread Dear. 2. Butter Dear, 3. Blankets CHEAP, likewise Flannels and Flannelettes, Quilts and Rugs, Dress Goods and Costu'mes, Blouses and Skirts, Coasets and Underclothing, Hosery and Gloves, Fur Necklets and Umbrellas, Jackets and Rainproofs, Millinery for Ladies and Children. Juvenile and Men's Clothing, Overcoats, Hats and Shirts, Ties and Underwear. Tailoring Perfect, Fit and Finish Best, CHEAPNESSI GOODNESS! DURABILITY! BROWN AND SCOTT'S, 401-403 Brunswick-St, Fitzroy. A Call is respectfully solicited ; if can't go send in your order to the.-Blanket and Fiannel Fair. A SKIPPER IN A FOG A Story of a" Mariner's Torpid Liver. The Case of Mr. P. C. WISSING. (By a Local Reporter). With a retrospect of thirty years' rosi dence in dllferent parts of Australia, Mlr. Paul Oiriotian Vslsirllg, of ,o. lit Neolseon-road, South Melbourne, is en titled to contribute his views on matters concerning the wolfare of his fellow colonists. He recently remarked to the writer: "I hav...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
Extraordinary Notice. .Tramway Boot Shop, IT' =s inlrSt.; Collin wodd; S L L UOOTS as clheap ias any shlop in the distrlct. Give us a cell alnd judge for yourselves. One call will be sumclent recolseulenll iol. Seaforth MIKenzife, Contractor AND General Builder, Warburton W., Upper Yarra.' Estimates submitted for, bulldings of&lt; all deacriptinnn . The Farmers' Club Hotel, BOURKE STREET WEST,; Near Kirk's Bazaar, B EI.BOU1ltNE, TS the rendezvous of Farmers from all parts of the State. A liberal dietary soale with civility, home comfort, and attention. , I M :YIMON CLYN;,_ . (Late Mrs. Bulger). OLINDA HOTEL, LILYDALE, Close to tihe tallway Station. Good Accommedatlin for Visitors.. Choleest Wines and Spirits. Ale and Porter of the Best Brands. J. R. MOORE, PROPRIETOR. The Reoreation Ground is at the rear of the Hotel:. THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD. DRINK . .... ' Now generally acknow The Great Herbal Beverage, ledged.by the Public to be. SOR 0 N DA. the Best Soft Diink ever Bre...
FROM CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
FROM CALIFORNIA. ~-f-- The wonderful sagacity shownl by that bird of Southern California, Iknowvn as the " road-runner," is aIl most past belief. As these birds can outrun the swiftest horse, they us ually choose to escape Ipursuit by their speed. The road-runner, how ver,' lhs one mortal enemly, the rattlesnake. This reptile is fond of devouring the rond-runner's eggs whcll %er it conies across it nest in the sage bush. IhIL the birds often have opplortunities of revengilng themsel ves. Whelever they conic across ia sleep ing rattlesnake, sunllllnig hiself on a warllu rock, they immediately prot pure a trall for his destruction. P'rickly pears abolllld ill this region. Thll ranld-runnllers, generally It palir, at once beginll ickikllg iup the spiny coloured leaves of this plant, and piling thelll abtout the sleetpinmg slnake in a circle. When their work is colt pileto thley gies their enenmy a few pecks to awcaken him, and they re tire to watch results. In vainl the ratrtlesnake tr...
GENERAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
GENERAL INFORMATION. --- ·.-·---- · The Paris cab pays a tax of is. 8d. a day Fire-escapes wre .first : used isn Paris in 1761. Upon twelve bells there calln Ib pllayed 479,091,600 changes. The best ivory comes from Zanzi bar; the leit quality fromn Ceylon. In 1840 fresh English butter averaged Sid. a pound, as againsl is. (td. at presenlt... - T Ina u1UI ICQ -nsw- n-ln at h the .open air. at: a distance ,of. 15.48U.,, feet. Nobody knows why a 'horse rises from the earth: on its forelegs iln?t and a cow on its hindleigs. Nearly all the tramlcar conluctors in Valparaiso are woolen. The change froml men is said to beo l satisfactory ole.:' Australia has spent nearly 11 mil lioil pounds in promilting ' hiigra tioll. On al average the ummigrants have cost her £18 a head. 'The Pope has been given presents to the value of £6,000,000- in vari ous Jubilees. His income is reckoned at £405,000 it year. Exclusivha of soldiers and sailors on foreign . service, Ilearly 4,000,000 Britons are livi...
Astounding Power OF AN Ounce of Mineral. A DISCOVERY THAT HAS STARTLED THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
Sstoutdirg Power o Ournee, of Mlineral. A DISCOVERY THAT HAS STARTLED THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD. q-+ Some two years ago the discovery was made of a new ,ineratln of stupendous power and fabulouls worth called radium. Since then the leading scientists of Europe and AimericaI have been experimenting with this nmarvellous minieral, with the result that some nmost amazing things about it have been discovered and substantiated. - oth Sir Williamn Crookes and Lord Kelvin have been delving into the fascinating mtystery, and the foimer has declared that the mineral emits electrons, tt such, enormous vyelocity, that the energy of one grain, of,.electrons. would be sufll cleit- to lift tho; whole of the British and French fleets to the top of lBen Nevis. i,. ladimnt wasdiscovered by Madamle Curie, the wife of 'Professor. COurlo, of Paris. It is a mineral salt which projects electrons through tlhe at mosphere at the inconceivable velo city of 120,000. mtiles a second. These electroits are actual pa...
AN UNEXPECTED PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 5 June 1903
AN UNEXPECTED PROPOSAL. -4. A woman in thlu wliiting-roolm It Lintlo-treot Rlatlon, Liverpool, the other day, haul a great deal of trouble with olne of Iler childrenI-a boy of seven or eight-ne-ll it i n who aIt nearl her stl' otl it as long all pos h hi, Ind then i be i ied : " Maiiuii, that hoy of yiulr llLneeda the i strong ran of ait fhtlhe?." "Y'aw, I know thalt," Hill, rt'epliedl " hut he s l't. have It. Ills fathier died whjlnl hi 5nw i X i o'H if agei', land I i've lioneIi IIy' hstHI get ii hhlin alult thler, and faileh'd, l11 n' hat whallt I enn'I. igeI. \is11ald ,VIi corl to try yo?r?self ' "
THE OTHER ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 12 June 1903
THE OTIHE? ONE. Sweet little maid with winsome eyes That laugh all day through the tangled hair; OGaing with baby looks no wise Over the arnn of the oaken chair; Dearer than you in none to me. Dearer than you there can be none; Since in your laughing face I see Eyes that tell of another one. Hlere where the firelight softly glows, Sheltered and safe and snug and warm; What to you is the wind that blows, Driving the sleet of the winter stolm I Round your head the ruddy light Glints oni the gold from your tresses spun; Ilut deep is the drifting snow tonight Over the brow of the other one. Hold hme close as you sagely stand, W'ntclhing the dying embers shine; Then I shall feel another hand Tlhat nestled once in this hand of mine. Poor little hand, so cold and chill, Shut from the light of stare and sun, Cla(sping the withered roses still That hide the face of the sleeping one. l.augh, little maid, while laugh you may I forrow comae to us all, I know; Iletteir, perhaps, for her to stay ...