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MECHANICS' HALL, SUNBURY. BABY NICHOLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
MECHANIS' HALL, SUNBURY. BABY NICHOLLS. On Tuesday night,t he Meehanics' Hal was kept going with a bill consisting of many amusing and taking items, staged by The Baby Nicholls Tourist Company, who have just commenced a month's trip into the country. There was a fair attendance, and the weather was all that could be desired. The prices were low and good value was given for the money. The company started the pro gramme nicely by an overture, which included organ, tambourine and bones, while Aubrey Douglas and Wil. Walka;ns chipped in cith " Honey Suckle's and Maggy Murphy's Home" in first-class style. " You're welcome old boy," and " Drink up boys," were also included, and Douglas and Watkins wound up the ovcrture by contributing a duet and dance entitled "The Jubilee" Johnny Edwards supplied, " I'll say no more to Marry Ann," with a fair amount of diversion. " The old church "n the hill" was sweetly sung by Little R,,s" Canbury and call, d for an encore, \Vil. Watkins ren lered a co...
THE UNLUCKY STONE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
THE UNLUCKY STONE, mE Fo bel From my earliest recollection we had un travelled, travelled the world over, it seemed, my mother and I. We had no kith nor kin de but one another, so can the world wonder sh that we were all in all to each other? My th alother's face, although. the sweetest and; 0 gentlest of faces, was always sad, even RE gloomy at times. She always wore the in deepest of mourning for my father, although sa I could never get her to mention him. And as after several inquiries I ceased to trouble her, for such a look of pain and agony ro would come over the dear features at the wi mention of Robert Radcliff. The only jew- ril ellery she ever wore consisted of two rings, a be plain gold wedding ring and a beautiful opal I set in a heavy band of gold. And when- a ever in a crowd or conversing with pe a stranger I would notice my mother looking de at her opal ring, which she wore on the m third finger of the right hand. Through Asia, nI Europe, America, and even to Africa a...
MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH, 1893. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
MELTON SHIRE ,:COUNCIL. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH, 1893. The ordinary 'monthly meeting of the Melton Shire Council;. was; held, at -Melton on the above-mentioned -date. There were present. -? ?-;Ors;: White (President, in thei: chair), .:Lock, Hoare, Robertson,, Bubecki, McPherson, and .McKorkell.:: The minutes of the previous meeting. were read and confirmed. ENDERS. The tenders appeared in our last CORRESPO DENGYC. The Goveinment Bot`anist wrote, forwarding two samples of: beet-root, for distribtion--Receivedw With thaniks:: Mr KA. Batey wrote, and also attended. with reference to: exchange: of roads, and stated he was willing to transfer: his land to the council for road purposes--. Left to the secretary and him to airange with his solicitor. Arnall and Jackson wrote, forwardiig a copy of pny-sheets of:new imunicipal directory for revision---Attended to and an order for .a copy- to be' sent ? to- each councillor. A notice was read from the Rabbit; Inspector, to destr y rabbits in thf...
HIS NAME FOR IT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
HIb NTAME FOR IT, When our youngest entered the hou~e on a recent holiday, and displayed a forehead on which there was a lumlp as big aan egg, an eye surrounded by all the colours of an artist's palette, and a nose of safnguinary hue, and then explained to his a~,ioug mother that he had "been out to play,? ahe wondered what would have lhappened it ho had got into a fight, 1icli young men nowalda} s don't go downl on their knees bef're their future wives, They hold a solitaire diamond ring alboyg their heads and the girls j;ump for i,
ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
ANNAL ATMEETING. The annual meeting was then held, the same members being present. AUDITORBS' .RPORT. The auditors' report- was read, which showed ` that the auditors conimmenced and finished the- audit .'in one day (8th inst). They certified the accounts as perfectly correct.-. ::: .. GUARANTEE .POL1CES. The treasurer's and secretary's guarantee policies.were produced and the books had been well written up. It was moved by Cr Lock, and seconded by Or Bubeck. that - the shire accounts for the year ending 30th September last be finally settled and allowed as just and true in regard to all persons whomsoever. "he motion was carried. Gouncillors expressed satisfaction that the audit had been completed .o satisfactorily, and it was moved by the President (Cr White), and seconded by Cr Hoare, that a vote of thanks be recorded on the b)oks to the secretary, for the manner in which he had discharged his duties, and the excellent system in which he had kept the books durng the past year. Th...
LORD BYRON. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
LOrLD BYRON. There has been much foolish talk abouit attempts to reinstate Byron and their inevi - table failure, as though he were a sort of Humpty Dumpty whom not all the King's horses and men to boot will ever restore to his proud eminence. It is not exactly clear whence he has fallen or where it is proposed to replace him. It is not to be supposed, by anyone but a fool, that his name will ever again be a name to conjure with, or that his poetry will ever again bear the influence it bore in his life-time. The potent personality of Byron counted for so much in his poetry that when the present magic of that person, ality passed it was inevitable that something too should pass from his poetry. But if those foolish talkers mean that no one any longer cares for Byron's poetry, that it is now finally decided that he is not really a poet at all, that, in short, the poet is as dead as the man, they are foolish indeed. People read Byron now with cool heads that is the only difference. The...
MENTAL ARCHITECTURE. (Part II.) [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
IVIENTAL. ARC-IITECTURE. h Sti1 [BY IsAo BATEY.] s b (Part I.) I He', then seized the :affrighted , animals and succeeedd by the uise of the reins .to bring themr to' a :stfandstill. a For this gallant act, p rformed at great " personal risk, the occupants :of' the 81 carriage did not thank him or even t deign to ask his name. From tins the y' inference is that there were ;stacks of " self-esteem in their mental architecture, id Concerning it every person ought to o0 know that not alone man but birds and SS beasts can manifest unutterable conceit. P Those of us who have had experience in V1 the raising of livestock are well aware al that like is responsible for like both in h physical development and temperament. t The same applies with equal force to or man, perhaps with the reservation that c1 climatic conditions cause the natives to bi grow taller here than their, parients who te were .raised over seas. .-In spite of this of the. children will resemble their:: pro- fo genitors in...
The [?] Be [?]us[?] and [?]. SUNBURY, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 2, 1893, NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
SU.NIBURY, SA.11 U L L?AY. DECEMsBER 2, 1893, NEWS AND NOTES, A licensing court for the licensing districts of Sunbury, Riddell's Creek, and Gisborne, will be held at the Sunbury Police Gourt on Saturday (to-day) at 2 o'clock p.m. A special train, at excursion fares, will run from Melbourne to Macedon and Woodend this morning. It will leave Spencer-street at 11.40, will arrive at Macedon at 1.35 and Woodend at 1.50. On the return journey the train will leave Woodend at 7.30 p.m. and reach Spencer-street at 9.5 p.m. Prince Victor, a prize ram, was trans mitted to Mr 0. Ayrey (of Wimmera) from Sunbury yesterday morning. The ani a1 was bred by Mr M.. D. Synnott, of Sunbriry,.and pfurchnadl by thdormr genltleman for 125 guineas. As will be seen by our advertising columns " The Merry Revellers," wid give a variety entertainment at the Sunbury Mechanics' Hall on Saturday evening, 9th inst. As will also be noticed the charges for admission are exceptionally low.
FUN AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
JUN' AND FANCY. SThat horse I sold to Brown died on his hands." "Mercy l-how disagreeable --and what large hands !" Sculptor-" There! How is that for a polar bear?" Critic: " Admirable. So original, too. Totally unlike any polar bear we have seen before." " There's no place like home," says the song. We all know that; but unfortunately we never appreciate it until the time comes when we haven't got one. Judge.-" Gentlemen of the jury, have you agreed upon your verdict ?" The Jury " Yes, sor; we've had a stiff fight over it, but we're all o' one moind now." He-" When a woman says no, she is always ready to be convinced." She-" Yes. And when a man says no, he only wants a little persuading to make him say, ' I don't care if I do.' " Mistress-" What is little Johnny crying and yelling for ? Give him what he wants. I must write a letter, and I want quiet." Nurse-" Please, ma'am, he's yelling for his drum and horn." She-" I am writing to our cousins In Countryville, to thank them for the...
THE HOME CIRCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
THE -iOME :'-CIR LE. APPrE PuDDING.-Peel, core, and cook till soft one pound and: a half of apples. along with three ounces, say, of sugar, the grated rind of a lemon, and a wineglass ful of water. Gi-ease the bottom and sides of a pudding dish with one dunce of butter. Lay in the bottom and up the sides two ounces of breadcrumbs, place in the cooked apples, put another ounce of breadcrumbs on the top, stick over the crumbs an ounce of butter broken in small pieces. Bake in a rather hot oven half an hour. Serve hot or cold. TAPIOCA AND APPLES.--COre the apples and stew them, well covered with water, either whole or in quarters, with sugar to taste, till tender. Boil three or four ounces of tapioca tilU liquid, pour it on the apples, and bake for half an hour. Serve with a jug of milk. ST WED MACARONI.-Break half a pound of the best macaroni into inch strips, and put into salted hot water. Boil for half an hour, or until tender. Drain in a colander, pour into a dish, and stir into it...
POETRY. A SONG OF SUMMER. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
POETRY. A SONG OF SUMMER. Two little flies in my chamber I see; I have killed one, and now there are three. Three little flies crawling over my door; I have killed two, and now there are four. Four little flies on the wall still alive; l:have killed three, and now there aze five. Five litt'e flies, but their fate soon I'l fix; I have killed four, and now there are six. Six little flies to torment me have striven ; I have killed five, and now there are seven. Seven little flies, buzzing early and late ; I have killed six, and now there are eight. Eight little flies, all impatient to dine; I have killed seven, and now there are nine. Nine little flies within reach of my pen; I have killed eight, and now there are ten. Oh, good Beelzebub, " Lord of the Fly," Call home the children who'thus multiply.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
N. WIMBLE, Late Sucr.tary for Lands and Registrar of Land Tax), Valuer, Land, Estate, Finanotal, and Seleotors' Agent, 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. Crowa Tenants' and Appellants Business Promptly Attended to. Trust Moneys TO LEND it large and small same from .100 to .20,000 oa approved Runa and gtasiag and agrioultural farms ! NWII NAGIC SOAP -, -JT Top. to. all .,aq trscr -sea .$ 5ipg3. deaftn3.jhl·avng &dot &U equaty '.71, Look outfor klCPt: pjq e4 dish1 4; apPV. T O INV NTO R S Obtained in Colonies a+d elsawhere for im proved methods or app lian:a, tvo!3, &0 . of any description. Full information, costs, &c., sent on apli cation to A. . SACHSE CO.. "WoarD." Patents and TradQ c srke O??~c, OORNAn COLLINS & WILLIAM STi, `ý MELBOURNE. e BL FF PURI TYrr LASTING PUAS ENT IATEr i IN POPULAR FAVr. BEWARE OF l 1M iATIONS. FRAGRANT
A TRIP TO TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
A TRIj TO TASMANIA. e [Br A. G. B.] The situation of Tasmania, as my 1 readers will know, is on the southern 4 ocean, with its splendid Tamar River 4C running into Bss Strait. As' to the .T, on entry. it is mountainous, by which 3 the pleasure-seeker can ascertain after the steamer leaves the ocean, on its se way from Victoria to Launceston, and C glides smoothly into the river Tamar ti ,with a run -of. forty miles.before, her.. .S The width of this river is half a miles, ai and-a nicer sheet of water it would b, gi difficult to find. Oun arriving at H Launceston, after a litt.le delay with R the. baggage and the Customs officer. E we i-ro driven quickly, with a good \ whip, to the Coff:e Palace, Brisbane- V street, where we rrceive every attenti,n A and civility from ilost S. J. Sutton. The principal business thoroughfares 0 of the City of Lanneeston contain T buildings which are massive and ,v show capital architectural display, (i and the General Post-office is built E in the hea...
A CHINESE BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
A CHINESE -:BANQUET.':" -Mr. George Kehnan, who trvcelled through Siberia and China in` i887, has been lecturing on his adventures 'in the United States. He gives -the follo&ving account of a Chinese dinner to which he had the honour to receive an invitation : The first course consisted of seaweed boiled. Then followed a course of shreds of cold meat in jelly; another of mush rooms; still another of salad onions; then thin slices of sausage apparently, followed by a dish composed of eggs. These were succeeded by crawfish tails, and the final course of cold dishes was evidently a long fronded seaweed. Be tween each course a servant filled small cups set by each plate with hot rice brandy. The first of the hot courses served was meat-dumplings, which Frost (my companion) believed to be dog, and objected to on that account. The rest of the dinner consisted of about a dozen courses, and was completed with- nuts, sweetmeats, and champagne. Next day. I was taken sick, and was very...
THE CULTIVATION OF THE CHRYSANTHEMUM. FEEDING [?]-DRESSING AND [?] TREATMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
THE CULTIVATION- OF THr. CHRYSAN THEMUM. (BfY i1'tt W. Sttr ril :lddell's Greek.) FEEDINlG `'JZ1-DnRscIxo AN'D 5S 1f _TREATMENT. It is difal th to, d-flne the q a'ntiTy of m!ltret to Ij-. f, e ma ing I , !~, qas .o u:ziCh d 'ji.llis upu:I tae i . &lt;qirements of the eltiva or. A safe guide is to use the liqu;l made fro'n animal manures about the color of brandy. Cow droppings put into a h?7 placed in a tub of woarer, and when tbh water liecomus the o dour of brovn brandy it can be te.3, watering the plants well with it oae day, then water with clean water for two or three days following. In other tubs of Water place horse manures, and make a similar liquid. In another, soot. using the liquids from all about the same colour and apply alternatively each manurial liquid once a week, and between us clean, soft water--if the water is no .-. soft put in a little soda to make it so This will be sufficient for the beginner to attempt the first season. When the blooms are expanding ...
HINTS FOR THE COOK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
HINTS FOR 7HE COOK. When meat is to be boiled for Ferving at table, put it into boiling water at the com. mencement Df cooking, by which its juices are preserved. But if it be desired tc extract these juices for soup or broth, cut it in small pieces, put into cold water and simmer slowly. In cold weather a leg of mutt n is greatly improved by hanging for a week. When meat is hanging change its position frequently, to distribute the juices equally When boiling tough meat, a little vinegar added to the water improves it. Broiled meats should never be dishrd up on a cold plate, nor salted until after the3 are broiled. Fish which has scales may be freed from them by dipping quickly into boiling water, when the scales may be iemoved easily. .Let the water for making coffee boil briskly for half an hour before using it. Many "made dishes" are even more palatable than when first cooked. This applies equally to meat and vegetables; consequently there is rarely anyneeessity for cooking other...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
"FRENCH'S" TEA Choioest New eamon's, from the bsut gardeas of China, India, and Ceylon. "FRENCH'S" TEA Solentiloally Blended, and asokowledged to be the best.' "FRENCH'S" TEA Is., Is. 5d., .1. 6d., is. 94. per 3., in 6T., 12., and 213. canisters. - "FRENCH'8" TEA 30o. } Chest, 403. I Chest, I1 lees than above prior. Striot Ocah. 'FRENCH'S" TEA Delivered free on wharf or at railway taltiona in Melbourna. G. FRENCH, TEA MERCHANT, 351 OUR BTRIU T,: 211 I1TBH IT. 00LL0NGWOD. XELBOU2NI. TO COUNTRY PURCHA8E13S . CARNEGIE .A SONS OFFER F=03.g ORGAU r(OLI05 T , XUflIQ kL SOZEZ, OEL8TiEBac, mo. OLzAwnr ;Pnxcu s AND On EATr E Tmu . Send for Catalogues and Price Lists. We offer special inducements for Cash. Call when you are in the City and inspc. our wonderful 6oiians. No knowledge of Music is newse ary. Anyoue can play them. ' CARNIT.*IB & 8ONS, 200 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. INDIA 'RUEBB9 Zugine Facking,, insertion, 11. LARGEST ST1'OUP nm AUSTRALIA. £ ubest~ou , UbJQA?.t and io Pagg...
COLD WEATHER HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 2 December 1893
COLD WEATHER .HINTS. Never lean. with ithe ebacku.against-. any thing that is very cold. Be careful and do not select a chunk of-ice to lean:against,:or a snow-drift, or a man who gives .you. the cold shoulder. Never begin a journey, until your breakfast has been taken. If you have no appetite you can perhaps find somebody to eat the breakfast for you . . Never speak much when hoarse,-or the' voice may be permanently lost. Observe this rule strictly yourself, but do-not show it to your mother-in-law. Get a friend to show it to his mother-in-law. Never omit bathing regularly. Every man should bathe at least once during the winter, and do it regularly. When going from a warm atmosphere into a colder one, keep the mouth closed. If you contemplate a trip to the North Pole, do not mention it.