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YACKANDANDAH SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 11 July 1891
: T A CK A XDA^ Xjy A IT SJITRE comciL . ? ? :u:— — The monthly meeting of the above was held at the Shire-ball on Thurs day. Present: Crs Richardson (president), Beatty, Burrows, Martin, Street, Mongan; Martin, Smith and M'Donald. CORRESPOKDEXCE. j From Health .Department, notify ing that all necessary precautions has been taken in regard to the State' School m conneetion with the cases of i scarlet fever at Barnawartha North. . From John Benzie, Sandy Creek, intimating, his willingness to recon struct the culvert near . Boache's (according- to instructions from En gineer) together with ;five chains of clearing, for the sum of £15. From Chiltern Shire* forwarding account- for' L2-0 8s, being rnoiety of the Y ackandandah ; Shire for repair ing bridge at Tanner's, Indigo Creek. — Cr Smith moved, abd Cr Martin seconded, That the sum of L20 8s be. t passed, to the;Ch.iitern Shire Council, being half the cost of- repairs to Tan ner's bridge. - ' From secretar^ Warrnambool shire forwardi...
Edison's Latest. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 11 July 1891
Edison's Jjdtest. Edison's ' latest ;and : most; 'wonder- ful invention' is thus described by the San Francisco ' Chronicle.' — ' From the laboratory of the Wizard of Menlo-park ; ttere is- comtfig- an invention which out Edisons Edison. It-is % marriage 'of., thef rphpnograph with the camera. The new wonder will - be ; called . the ? ' kinetogl'aph-,' .JW r Uiaison lias oeen at tne wors: or tm s newest -conception of his : genius for three years. Now he : : knows that its ba^ic. pi-incipie is right; ; - All that remains to be done/is to p.erfectr the details. The/new/ teventidh-asla com- , bination /machine in which the phonograph and a phonographic camera work together , : It. will re produce not only sound but also a pictu^e/'|6f j f\yha|fcf pass^? before' it. Mr Edison clkiifis that it will ' rfepix) duce an opera arid-will reproduce it soj^hat ^bheic^ pipseiice,.pn ^hf C^Eage will; bi idi^pifei?eal ~s- Bv^-y^ muscle of th^r faeces , wiJLl .be. segn to \ work, 'afcip their movem...
Our Melbourne Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 11 July 1891
Our ^IPoQ^e Letter. ^ ^ ? ,/;'T t* f '? vi r/ j 15 C\.«. » i t ? ? ? - ? - - J * ? . - ? - ' - ? - \ ' -fVf ?p'i» . - ii ? . ; r: ? - j.; :.:ti ? If the labour party succeeds,^ its object, ; and vswamps - tJie Legislature . . with its Tiominees, we may expect to ?see Trenwith and ' Haue6ck ;ait the — head of affairs one day, with'Murphy ;; to help thetn to muddle tbe^b as^Msss. In such a conjujadtioh it:w6iil^ oe in teresting to watch their ^operations Trades'Hall is protectionist to jthe.. , DacKbone, -put protection,- is often, divided against itself, iand: it would puzzle the wisdom of a Haaeock to : reconcile all its conflicting interests. For instance, what wonld that saipient legislator 'do in the, ^present case ? Last year an 'additibn&l'duty was im . posed on imported: strawboards^the avowed object of which was to eh|ible ilr M'Dougall to start a mill 'in the colony and compete with, the im ported article. The enterprise vas worth} of support, because, ;from : a - pr...
Correspondence. [We do not identify ourselves with opinions expressed by correspondents.] MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. (to the editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Correspondence, [We do not identify ourselves with opinions expressed by correspondents.] MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. (to the editor.) Sir, — As the railway will soon be opened I suppose the mail arrange* ments for this district will be materially altered, and I hope that direct mail communication between Yackandandah and Dederang will be one of the changes, for at present it is very awkward having to send letters to Yackandandah round by Myrtleford and Beech worth. It hikgs iiwu.uityo Ht ibhai; mj- receive a letter from Yack, and as we have only a tri- weekly mail it often is four days before we .receive a letter after posting. Thus, it generally takes us a week to send a letter and receive a reply. Tip the river it is worse still, for it takes three days to receive a letter from Yack. As Yackandan dah will be our nearest railway station I hope to see the change effected, and that some of your influential men in Yack will take the matter up and point out this incon venience to some of the M...
Heavy Floods. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Heavy Floods. ; .. , The result of the prevalence of strong south-westerly winds and of a heavy downpour of rain for 48 hours has been the most serious flood ex perienced in. Melbourne since%863. Recent rains^ helped to swfell the Yarra to winter height, b^Pffi'e winds on Snnday bahM&np^M^a^inj current caused by the late fall from finding an outlet. Great damage has been done by the water, which flowed over the low-lying ground at Gplling wood, Hawthorn, Richmond, South Melbourne, while the Saltwater River submerged large areas in the neigh bourhood of Footscray. The river improvements carried out by the Government and Harbour Trust ac cording to the plans of Sir John Coode, have had their first severe test, and may be said to have gi-eatly affected for the better the inhabitants of the flats on the south bank of the Yarra. Heavy storms prevailed at sea and in the bay, two small vessels having beeu lost on the Back Beach at Sorrento, involving the loss of two lives ; while a...
Fifty Pounds for a Guess. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Fifty Bounds for a Guess. An ordinary WaJker'« Whiskey bottle has been completely fiUed with Dr FletcherV Fills, secuiely corked with a cork one inch into the ruck and pealed and placed in the charge of the Commercial Bank, Newtown, . Sydney. ' No living fouI knows how many yum ine nott!e cntBine. we aprre to -»-*ide £50 (fi:ty pounds) in prize* for th« . Sparest gursKeB as to the traniberof pills con ^.tained in the bottle as follows : — fttepresen* « ' f 25 for the nearest piuss. n -, „ £10forthenextneaiesi pu«ss. ?» it n *5 f'r the next nearest puess »- „ ,, £4 for the next nearest guess » » u*3 for the next neare-tgeess. ti ,. ,,£2 for the next neare-t goes*. »? n ,,£l for the next ne irest gue-s. 'Conditions.' : — We nmke no charge for Cher's Bilious ami Liver P»U* are eligible ?'to cmnpete.and the puess mast Tie written «-n *ne of our printed f-»«ins. one of which is . *tapped around e« ery shilling box leaving - *nr laboratory «fter i his date. In case two *rmoie persons gues...
WAYSIDE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
[?] ,Tte Xiie^ra galley correspondent °J/t|ie5 M-JlApjay^ Bajmer^', eyi&.ently thiiiks that .an .imporjfcant attribute of jonrialttl^ni^^ipiomacy. Wh^ii read ing his effnsioBL*I?fuHy expected to see at the 'bottom, ' Mother Seigei's syrup cares jali ailments,' ijbjead^^o much like a aaack idVt: ' It' Is some thing like Tennyson's Brook — ' I wind about and in and out, &c.'' * . . #: _ .. * . # . I am afraid (?) there is a great deal of truth in what he states regarding1 road repairs by day laborers. It happens that after continuous rains as of late, loose earth will get boggy, whether sand, grit, or mud. We notice nind in wet weather, but it unmistakeably ishows that dry weather or wet weather the day laborers are performing the work they are supposed to do. -Surely this correspondent would not expect to see mudholes in summer, and it is only after rains that the attention of day laborers is most required. After giv ing an embellished description of some of the roads...
The Angeius Bird. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
The Anf/eitts Bird. When travelling in the forests of Guiana and Paraguay, it is not uncommon to meet with a bird whose music greatly resembles that of an Ar.gelus bell when heard from a distance. The Spaniards call this singular bird a beilrirger, though it may be still aore appropriately designated as ths Angelus bird, for, like the Angelas bell, it is heard three times a dav morning-, noon and night. Its song, w^ich defies all description, con sists of sounds like the strokes of a bell, suc ceeding one another every two or three minutes, bo clearly and in an oh a resonant msnner, that the listener, if a stranger, ima gines himself to be near a chapel or con vent But it turns out thit tbe forest is the chapel, and the bel! a bird. The beauty of the Angelus bird is equal to his talent ; he is as large as a jay, and as white as euow, beside being graceful in form and swift in motion Tint thp mnnt imrioHt nwn««..»*-^ the Angelus bird is the tuft of black, arohed feathers on its beaut...
Everybody Likes [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Everybody Likes H* B There is a type of girl *hl' ^H likes. Nobody can tell exactly '/'„-« yon have met her you turn «?*? ^jp |H other woman and say : ' Don *t ?**. jfeffll Grosvenor?' Now, *he reaeoa^ ^ JBj is a subtle one; without kno«'jjk _|»j her you feel juet the tort ef g^^LiMUJI She ib the girl who is not ' tfr-SB'1fl| gooo. co oe aora to ana j«j '~ * uiHfl over the world. _rfutei*l!!£H She is the girl who *PPKtlVfirttcW'H| that &be cannot always have the*1- M ot everjthingintheworld. 'Mffllgi*'£H She ie the girl who is ^Jfflsi^H does not find joy in intfW* '' BB people, * momM^s! She is the girl who has **«! ™Ae&^*fli aay the very thing that *»u«ffS.|fl»* -? in her friend's closet to »*^Sii5*M She is the girl who,4 w*^ jJ5«i*iM odd, clear or stormy, find' *- '^ JM weather. —^ iBfvaii^B She iB th«Rirl who, w&« JJ aJ***W «o trnj place, wmpliint»t» J' . __.« her best. . ?? ^i- iiMHB She is the girl who ^fSW^^M ptauant pUoa because ^ * %»?? herself. . ^*t...
M[?] Courage. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
___M&te~^uxa&9* — ^-^ An interesting incident, illuetraiing ihttt *at times even a mcla may develr p remark able cour&ge, is related by M. Arnnud in his History of Animals. This animal belo^god to a gentleman in Florence, and became so vicious and refractory that hia master re solved to make away with him by cxposicg him to the wild bf&tts in the menftg^ria cf the grand duke. For this ptvpose he wss placed in tbe den of hyenas and tigers, si! cf which he would have killed had he not been removed speedily. At last he wss handed over to fhe lion, but tbe mule, instead of ehowiug symptoms of alarm, quittly receJed to a corner, keeping his frcnt exposed to the adversary. Once well plauted in the comer he kept his place, eying every movemrct cf the lion, which was preparing to spring upon him. The lion, however, perceiving ths diffi culty of an attack, practiced all his wiks io i throw tbe male off his guard, but io r&iu. | At length the laiter, pe...
Kiewa Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Kiewa Valley. The , '.Bap^er^^WfjesRondeiit V' As havens ^fer^J?F, 3ust T*dfcen ^jthe rainx season^ begms^. the; sniie -»aciH4^i|s,4a^l-bc|i^ Jo work acd1ete contracts for improving the roads, and jthpy £11 . in^ the jpa£, with ^ mnd Cand call it grit and gravel), or t&ey find a hard piece of road and ; torn it upside down, bo that the soft ; side is uppermost, and pile a lot of ''? dirt in the middle of it, and then '': when no one can use it without run ning the risk of being bogged, they gay^tbe road is ' made' — unmade I call it Or they take a good sound hill, pretty steep, but with good foot infffforyonr horse, and they spend a hunored or two in making a cutting up ft. and fill in a hollow with the Jl-t £?«?»»?» +V»i» oTfa.va+.iftTi ? fl.Tid when your horse has nearly burst itself in its struareles up the slippery cutting it comes to a place where there is a narrow, greasy path in the middle of the road with a rut on either side nearly 2 feet deep in places and filled w...
Nature. Ceased To Be Mo[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
'KMiirt. Ccasr.il To lie Sfovscrs 11 There is a family of cits £t my \uvan that sustain the theory of heredity,' raid «n amatcumaturalut. ?* The first of ihe tribe that I became arqaainted with was of ob eoure origin. Tbe most diligent herald would have bard work to trace her family for many' generations back. But thongh she was of lowly bhth and bad no eilyer i-nnnn ««i lie* mnnth TphtH fiho first Cried * mew,' she had what in a cat fsb better— - an insatiable longing for mice. Her appe tite for euch email deer was unappeasable, and in a week after she was brought home there wa3 not a rodent in the house. Those mice that ehe did not catch fled from tbe ' glance of destiny and were seen no more in her domain. Ail you had to do in order to test her ? blood' was to make a eciapicg noiae resembling the gnawing of n niouee, a« any poiot.and Bhe was on the alert instantly and ready for a spring. But in time ebe bad all the mice eaten or banished and her prac tice as a monster fell into i...
Facts Worth Knowing. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Facts Worth Knowing. ? i Spirits of turpentine will take oatgm§|§ or drops of paint can be scraped ofi. mm Tar can easily be removed from sIsflajjB by immediately rubbicg it well with&l|| lard and then washing out with wirani|H and soap. WM If soot be dropped upon the carpet, tkH upon it sn equal quantity ui sb.u buu hshb aU up together. There will be seir^iij trace of soot left. K Turpentine black varnieh ib theh!uiq||| used by hardware dealers for protttaii! stoves from rust. If put on propedjN|| Isstthroagh tba eeaeoD. B Put French chalk or magnesia on stall ribbon that has become greasy, u4fc&ii near tbe fire. Thie will absorb the gR»-fl| it may be brushed off. B| Iron rust may be removed from ostleraH taking one pact of nitric acid H t*en^B| parts of water and applying %«utoH| to tbe epote. Binse ofi with ajnnwnii 0 1|| water. « To make good mucilage without vagm gum arabic, take two parts of dEXBim,fiH| parts of water and one part aeetis v^m T\i.r-nWn Www knati...
KNEW TOO MUCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
KNEW TOO MUCH. Intelligent Compositor: 'Thst new re porter spells * victuals * ' v -i-t-a-1-s.' ' Foreman: 'Yes, he's fresh; make 'er right, and dump'r in here; want to go to preBB in just three minutes.'1 And thfo was what the public read when the paper wai issued : ? 4.UB Tcnuoiui mo uuvuuer » Jury Was that the deceased came to his death from the tflecta of a ganshot wound in his victuals.' Maud—' Sam proposed to me last night.11 Ethel— 'He told me you were nest on his list when I refused him last k The ohief religions of the world may be olaanfted ao&ordihg to the number ol adher ent* as follows : Ghrtstiftnity 450,000 000; Confaoianism, 390,000,000; Hindooiem. 190090,000; Mohammedanism, 160.000 000* Fetbhism. U50.000.000i Buddhism* 100,000 000 ; Spirit Worship, 50 000 000 ' Shmtoisro, 2 000,000, Jaws, 8 000 000* Pareeee 1,000,000. Total, M49.000.000! ' ' Did you «vex eee a ghost ?' «* What4id it look libY' ?? It looked like a boy with ?pumpkin on ^ «Howdid yon kaowttwla*...
Care of the Eyes. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Care of tbe Eyes. It is a point of tbe first import-** *jffl any weakness, defect or oDeMlMll%JM eyes should not be neglected, bot «*JHI oouliBt should be at once con!ulfedt Jfo- JH aches which come on after Bewu%ifl*?5'|H witching a play or otherwise osingtw^M organs in a special alrecwuu*w\i --&???§ time, are usually the direct ^ffJJHB defects. Neuralgia, dizzineef, °*L,|i^fl| preeeion, melancholia, St. Titca f*]LjfH| even epilepsy, have bean shovn -[LgpnBfl dependent in certain oases nP0'J^3^H| errore for their causation. To **'*Jj5^R glasses area revelation, reveal-oSPTl^B beauties of vision never before w^aH^sm exist, ^lastts not only i&u^j^Il^Hr of vision and gieatlj relieve ^Jg^^B il^itiiM'^^^r parts ot tJ|£f^PMi effect tS« preservation ol #**. ? ;^« throughout life. -^^H
Raising His Salary. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
lEaistag His Salary. ''Sir,' »aid the young man to his em ployer, ' I 'thought I might i take the libeity of reminding yon that you promised to raise my salary this week.' 'Certainly. I've got two collectors out now, and am jast going over to the hank to try and get my note discounted. Jutt keep calm, and I'll raise it somehow if I have any sort of luck.'