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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 7 October 1892
Hotels. s The Beroadford IHotel, High Street, Broadford, -S replete with every convenience pa a - Coummercial Hotel. Oply theo best brands orf wines, spirits, &c., kept in stuck. LIBERAL TABLE. Good Billiard Talle. Horses anti Buggies for Hire. Good Stabling. Cabs Meet Trains at Shortest Notice. EVERY CONV\:ENI ENCE for fishing and mwooiing parties. Strict Civility and Attention. Proprietor. Reedy Cr'eek sHotel, REEDi' CREEK. IS replete with every convenience for the .- travelling public. Traps meet train .very mSorning. Mrs. Abley, IIDWIFE AND LADY'S NURSE, PINNaGER ST., Broadford. Fist-class Re ferences. Legal Annoyincements 1)UFFY AND WVILKINSON JOHN GAVAN DUFFY, the surviving partner of the above-named firm of Solicitors, tttd THOMAS ED\VARI) KING, who has been carrying on the business of the said eirm at Seymour and Kilmore for some time past, having entered into partnership, they Saill carry on the business at Seymour and Eilmore'under the style or firm of DUFFY AND KI...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 7 October 1892
Local and General News. COxcERT.--ext Friday evening the com mittee of the Mechanics' Institute purpose holding a grand concert and ball in aid of the funds of the institution. CAvALIER.-This valuable roadster stallion has been purchased from Mr. S. T. Lade, of Strath Creek, by Mr. Arthur Lobb, of Darra. weitgum and all engagements have therefore been cancelled. Misxso.--Messrs Tobin and Steuart have been prospecting on the Leviathan reef at Sunday Creek, between, Kilmore and RLeedy Creek. and have obtained fair prospects. A lease has been applied for. SPORTS-To-day the Strath Creek Athletic club will hold its third annual sports meet. ing. A good programme has been laid out, and, judging by the number of acceptances, some good races should result. APPLICATION.-Since Messrs Wright and Son opened the porphyry works at Trawool, the excellent quality of stone has attracted considerable attention. On Friday the Warden's clerk received another application for a lease at Trawool. Tuaesenv...
Assault Case. CONSTABLE JAMES V. EDWARD SHEPPARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 7 October 1892
Assault Case. CONSTABLE JAMES V. EDWAIRD SHEPP'ARD. Report Messrs. McLuckie, P.M., and C. M1. Ross and P. Kenny, J's.P. Edward Sheppard was charged, on warrant at the Court of Petty Sessions on Monday last, that he did on or about the month of August, 1892, have unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 16 years, to wit, Edith May Searle. Accused pleaded " not guilty." Inspector Scanlon appeared on be- half of the prosecution, and Mr. Snow- ball (Briggs and Snowball) the defence. On the applications of Inspector Scanlon and Mr. Snowhall respectively, the case was heard with closed doors, and all witnesses were ordered out of court. Edith May Searle, sworn, deposed: She was aged 11 years and was the daughter of Joseph Thomas Searle, residing between Reedy and Strath Creeks. Knew the prisoner and re collected him going to Broadford on &nbsp; the 3rd of August last with a horse and dray for goods. She and her brother Ernest got into the cart when prisoner left their ...
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
rFROM OUR OWN O(:,)RRSit'ONS\ENT.I The local c:,amtnrr is puttingi throughl 2,900 galns per wee:. One sup plier's milk i'a. n oone or two occasions only contained live per cent. of cream, and the mnisger, IMr. Dn). says that if this occurs nag.:il he will not receive any more ii his milk The Yea bitter factory will be opened in a few days. The Yea River creantry is working hut ;he machinutry has not been runl ning very smoothly and two stoppag s have occurred. Tihe members of the local cricket ch:b a:e gtting into good formi for the coiming season, and I notice the play is cf an imnrnoved hiature. There is to le a meeting at Yea on Fridlay even iunX of delegates front thIe vari, s cluls in this district, to try and formlu an as soeaition. The weather has been very s'ormy during the last few days, lnt very little rain has f len. The gro~und is getting rather dry, although gra-s in the esaed padclrcks is fairly abundant. The fruit croe this seasen promises to be an excellent one. This...
Redy Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
iOiiy Creek. FIRODM OURt NtCOIdRE. PJNDENET.] I THINK TieC( Ctrk is very near a grand crisis. M1r. Reid.l, iuatnger of the Crown clxl, is confident of get. ting the reef ahin the next fortnight, in the drivewardsi the l.aniridge. Should hie do Redy will one: nmore resound with t w\elcomee fsounds of the stampers. ! Nothing fre at the Tonstall Dyke mines. A party of en are busily engaged pulling down to Spring (olnly Battery. This plant, I'believe, will the re erected at Steiiitz. An atterntlvas made to try and form a Crickete:lueh for ]Reedy Creek, but I ant sorry o say it ended unsutc cessfully. The, who had tih most to say in the iuatar (as is generally the case), failed to jut in an appearance at the maeeting. T'e few who -lid attend were so disheirtened bIy the disit terestedne.s shorn by their colleagues, that they dttersined to let the matter drop.
BROADFORD CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
ItROAD"OtlI CRICKElT CLUB. A meeting of the committee of the tiroad ford cricket club was held at liidstrup's Hotel on WVednesday evening, when there were present .Messrs. I). McI) tugdll, T. Harrison. o. McKay, WV. Fo:1 trill and E. II. Dobson (son ecc). Mr. Dobson eplainerd that the attempt to form a uNorth-rastern cricket association had not been attenlded with success, and it was then resolved that he and Mr. Ilarrison be appoinr.ed to draw up rules etc, with a view to forming an assciaticon consisting of clubs from W\\'allan \'alt.,n to Tallarook. On the nmotion vi; M.r. .1cDI)igalseconded by 3'. i. .McIsc:y Messrs. Harrison anl SDabson were aFpuir.ted a sub.crnmitter to saperrimend the formation of ;as alha:t crict't pitch which t was estimated would coot aboutr £3 A mreting oi the match committee twas thIen h, d r?d it w,.decided that: a match Ie p.t.,d on >.,ururby next lietwen teiart repre.nsting tlhe roadlford ro;nsihip and the l;aner v;nd Paper :.ill co:rmbined. The fo...
Clean Well-Water. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
'lesti I'ell-Wl'a ter. Dig the well .on thie litinl side iof a bed of impervious cliay, s that any soil 'rainage will be readily carried off. I'o sexcludle sur face water, the upIper part of the well should be curbed with brick laid in hydraulic cement, and the wa!l shailll Ibe carried some inches above tie s:llface, and then covered with a flat flatsto:ln with a stuall hole in it for the pipe of the purmp to pass through. The flange of the pump shloul be cemented to the stone, os that nothing can gain access to the well. A mound of clay beaten firmly and sodded orer with grass should be put around the well, to divert the rain water; or a large water-tight platform of matched boards or plants should be made around the pump. The Russian peasantry appear to be sunk in ignorance aid sulperstition. During the recent eclipse rf the sun, three famous llus. sian saraant ducended it ilballoon at a vil. lage in the nei;bborhood of irmscow, where. upon the peaussts rushed out of their houses,...
Profits of Keeping Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
Plrolits of Kl'eepinrg Sheep. Itf a farmer has plenty of patience, and is willing to give close attenrtion to details in the care of stock, he ca:r makne more money for food consumedl fromlll shp thlan from any other stock. lut not one farmer in ten will care to give them the attention they require at certain easnl:s of tie year : .so tile few who do take goodi care of a flock will lind a good marktet for lmutton, anId a demand for wool at some price, usually enough to payfor winter;ng the flock. A faror which is rolling in its surface s.-eelis perfectly adapted to sheep raising,. Such land needs grass on the hill-stops to keep it from washin'g, and sheep need hill-tops an l iv-et, short grass. They like to lie down on the hill-side in the spring, where tiluesun makes the ground dry and warm, and where they are pirotected from tile cold svwep of the wind. If there is a boulder two feet high and a few feet wide, the little l:ombs will be uperfectly happy while racing down to the rock...
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
G;azette Notices. :o .MEsses. Chas. E. Ll.yd, James iurvcy Ilrown and Albeit M.illard have been gazetted ru:stees of the l:rllhir.d Cemetry vice Vin.cent Puirier d",.,asel. an-l John Sumners jun., who has l,.d the dietriet. Apphcatu io ;,r liccn ts pproved.--N,. t0t6 : Fiora 1). lihetit and Tae Executr-, and Aga,l'y Conp:u'y Luite1, l. excn:trix and exeettor of the bile Win. E. I; ,hett, l.nd parish of Clto,i:nane : N.i. t131. Thomas R. Trezise. tilt a res parish of Derril. Leases void-Margaret Co,,nan, I;51 are s. section :F?, Billian o, Ftlowerdale; Win. Cunl:inghai, 200 acres, section 32, Broad ford. Application for lease, under Section 2t, apprv.ead : Jeht T. tjalkeney, h314a Or 10;p, '.holsworlh. mlnpmundel at Kilmore.-1 hay horse mediumn draught, Ilaze and snip. Ftt' fUre foot white, shed, olln!lualder.
Parr and Garden. The Black-Faced Health Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
The fladctedle 'ee: ce1tll Shleep. The black-?r?l si e, kno ? o n as the lheath breed a:re uit; stiot" frn other sheep Of the Ilritish Isl:de. '":hey are smaller than the other ltrec~ t. xc.pt the Welsh, the Zet. land. and the hft-weotie:! variety which re. sembled it in fEn. Somnu of its characteristics have led to coiretures that the black-faced 'ieaths were Eastlern origin, as they are .tot unlike thl'ersian in confnormation and general appenurce but this theory is with out confirnitin. The heath sheep are long and muscular;both males and females are horned, the hoes of the male being large and twisted spirall. while those of the female are always nmordelicate, and less pronounced, sometimes eviwlholly wanting. Their faces and legs are tack, or tmttledthrown, and this color is fond inl their fleeces. They are remarkably haIly, feeding on any attainable pasturage, ni are not restless like other mountain brees. At four year year eath wcthers weigh on an average lifteen pltunds to t...
Commercial. LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
Cowmmer¢ic i. LIVE STOCK IREPORT. Fat ShI.rp.-Tih. s?!~,ly wag vti:hin requirements, otily 15,000 l,:in !il' b en y.rdle,, being largely I ,ini, thait .r b~l t w.nlk, ijheh wais unusolly hr:vy. Th.. :r,: ater portion of Iopply ontsit. tdofm.r,?ies i nthe iml. frntom Victrian p1:.?rre., reiging ira li mildlin; to utefil ,iidiity, with a scari:! of ptimta. Tite tonl of the marki was lll id, dy beitter throughoutn. prime tlor ,n n whiert bir: io n best req.uest. For all lots within te range of trad. requir.Le nt ll.tn it i'ly cleranO e was ,-ffevtnd at pries lrn 6.1 to Is ir hal higher thain .t w, k's rates. Prime tross breIl wethers frnm 15.; lid to 17sI primeti o doi (?trti), hro'n I s to Iis; best meriino others 1:tis ltto 1s t,; a fi, to 1i, ti1,1 go l menrio withrs, trilln 12n to 1;n: mi Iidlin do do, frim os (td to iI ; inorior, from Oa; hest thorn leorioo v'eth .rs. frotma l?, toli li. Fat .lrnllli.--tklf wer\te ,penled. Iial, deasriltinns l sl ralii'y at fill prie,i.nchile ir o...
CHAPTER X. WHAT THE JURY SAID. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
WHAT THE JULT SAID. It was fully an hour before the jury re. turned, and ai they fill in a delep, solemn silence settled on the spJcitatators. Willerforce,scated Ieside Mary fBlackburn. could distinctly hiar her .short and rapid brcathing. In answer to the ustiil question of the iaso ehate: " Gentlenen,--lTow do you firnd the pri soner at the lar ? Guilty or not guilty ?" The foreman answered in a clear uand dis tinct voi e . " Guilty !" A suppressed m nurmur floated round the court-roon as the fatal word was spolten,and the lawyer tunled to his eoump.anion, expect ing she would faint: but she was .-till looking fixedly at the, jury, withbher face-if lossible -a shade p:ler and more drawn. As the verdict was loiken Mary turned slightly and iher eyes tested on Iher father. They filled with tears as. he li.ked at ith,, lind the yearningl expretiont cnt her face Wil berforce never afterwanls forget. The ominous silence was broken :Iy tile judge asking Blackburn if hlie hadil anything t...
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1892. Broken Hill Strike. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
Ihc ~r adford C ot,~ier, AsD REenv CRetF.I TIeIS. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1892. 13rokein H!ill Strike. w\V may be excused if to-day reference is again made to the Broken Hill troubles, for the simple reason that developments have taken place since last week which mayv exercise considerable inlluence on future strikes. A section of the strikers appear to have saen that the present struggle, if prolonged, can only end in their discomfiture. They have also had proof that their leaders are unable to obtain for them tihe terms for the obtain ment of which they were ordered to throw down their tools. And they are daily witnesses that their places are being filled by men imported from other places. They have a shrewd guess, also, that the majority of those who have ar rived at Broken Hili have gone there to stay. This means absolute loss of a livelihood to a corresponding number of tnea who have electe.i to remain out on strike until their places have been filled up. Se...
Cricket. NORTH-EASTERN ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
i'ie! et. NORTH-EASTERN ASSOCIATION. As adjourned meeting in connection with the above association was held at Ryan's hotel, Seymour, on I'uesday evening, but lap:;ed for want of a quorum. Messrs. Dobson (1troadford). Emmett (Seymnour), Shea (Seymour Railways), being the only delegates who put in an appearance. Mr. Shea stated that he had been deputed to attend and inform the meeting that the Railway caub did not see its way clear to join the association, whereupon \1r. Emmett suggested ;nother adjournment. lbt M.r. Dobsun was opposed to this course and was of opinion it would be best to let the ati?ir stand over for another season, which was ultimately agreed upon.
CHAPTER IX. THE TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
CHAPTER IX. THE TRIAL. Two days afterwards Blackburn was taken before thvisiting police magistrate on the :harge of murder. lie hadl not given the Ziwyer any further infornmatioin, as he could hlink of no more to give, and the police had ;lo same witnesses as before, and they gave ilntilar evidence. The half-tipsy digger, as he called himself, oas scarcely in at fit state to appear, mand he merrowly escaped being committed for con sempt. lie was closely cross-examined by Wilberfor:e. "Did you volunteer to give this evidence of dentity?" the lawyer asked. "' Yen." "And do you expect his worship to believe hat you were able to recognise the distorted cee of the person whom you say you saw for .n instant by the flickering light of a match, ,nd thata too, for th firat time r" 6 805 "Yes; I am quite muno it was tLc same man." " You must have a remarkable facunlty for knowing faces, then ; but what made you go to the police station and ask to see the body? It was no concern of yours." The...
Fishing. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
A youth beside the water sits, The noonday sun is warmly beaming; HIs nose and neck are turkey red. Ills eye with raidiant hope is gleaming, 11, watches close the bobbing cork Advance upon the tiny billows; A jerk, a swish. and high abhave He lands a sucker in the willows. That's fishing. A fair maid trips the tennis court, A dozen eyes admire her going; Her black and yellow blazer burns A hIle right through the sunset'sglon'ing. She drive the ball across the net, And int.o hearts consumed with wishing, She drives a dart from Cupid's bow: She'll land a sucker, too. She's fiishing. That's fishing. My little wife beside me stands, And steals a dimpled arm around me; A kiss upon my lips-that's bait Some information to astound me. Hler bnnet is quite of style, lier summer wrap quite past the using; That lovely one-so cheap at Draown's Is just the one she would be choosing. That's fishing. So whether the game be fish or men, Tihe bait be kisses, worms, or blushes The place at home, by su...
Tallarook Mems. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
'albooli OOK teIs. A slight improvement has been affected on tlhe central platform at local railway station, by transforming one of the ladies waiting rooms into a general waiting room. It is dillicult to sur.ni-e what the idea was in constructing two of the former in the first instance. There is a de:termined riv. Iry between the supporters of the Sunday Creek and the Sugariuaf creek creantm:ties. Each side appears to think the mill. the cream and the machinery are better in its own locality, although io tangible reasons are ,advanced. So long as the rivalry is of a friendly character it can only do good. A ticket oflice is badly require d on the central platform at the sia icn. At present passengersaro frequenlly com. pelledtoget from oneside to the other across the lengthy lridge to obtain a ticl.et, the.inconvemience of which should lie apparent to anyone, especially on a wet eveninig. Vagrant cattle area decided nuisance in Tallarook. As it is difficult to punish owners under t...
Mr. M. K. McKenzie and the Customs Duties. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 14 October 1892
1Mr. 31. K. ?it?ic~zic anal tuhe Customs kDities. Drnl:'st t t third night's debate on thi Duti-s' and Custmis' Bill Mr. M. K. i McKenzie, M.b.A. for Anglesey, tic livered the following criticism :-" Sir, I have observed during this debate that when ansy honoralle member rises front the Ministerial side of the chambhr he prefaces his remarks with a statement that we are wasting timne, but that those honorable members speak muuch longer thi'u honorable memobers on the opposition side. Whether the debate is as waste of time or not is a matter of opinion. There is good reason for ellieving that it will not he a waste of time. I may say, for myself, that when the action of tihe Government uponl this question was disclosed I was taken campletely hy surprise. I had good reason to be surprised, because I hold that what ever may ,be said as to th-re being no underlying intention disclosed in the Premier's speech at Casterton to im pose the increased duties, tlhe country did not detect :any ...