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A Remarkable Arctic Explorer. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
A Remarkrble Arctic Explorer Doctor Naueen, tbe explorer, ia a Bplendid specimen of the Viking, being six foot high, of fair oomplexion with light blue eyes, and speaks English admirably. He has already been across Greenland, and haB some thril ling experiences to relate ; how his boats W131V UVMS.JF U1UQUCU UJ IWUCl^Bf E»uut i'URf at times, the cold was so intense (seventy or eighty degrees below freezing point} that on awakening in the morning he found his head in the Bleeping bag surrounded by a crust caneed by the freezing of his breath. Water was too valuBble to be used for wash ing purposes, and on one occasion the mem bers cf tbe expedition did not wash fcr two and a half months, and daring that time were never out of their clothes ; yet, withal, he says be ia determined to make another effort to get still further north than be fore.
GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
GRAIN MARKET. Messrs Dalgety and Co. Ld. report : — We submitted about 2500 bags of grain at auction on Tuesday. The attendance was fairly good and com petition spirited. Wheat; Prime, 4s 9id to 4s 10M ; medium, 4s 4Jd to 4s 6 £d ; inferior and faulty, 3s I Id to 4s 0^d ; screenings, Is lid. Oats; Medium stouts, 2s 5d, to 2s 6d; Calcutta*, 2s ; Algerians, 2s ld to 2s 2d; Tartarians, 2s 3d. Barley, Thin feed, 2s ; Cape, Is 10 ; and privately, fair malting, 2s 6d to 2s 8d ; good to prime do, 2s lOd to 3 s. Peas ; 2s 7d.
In a Roman Convent. The Life of Mon[?] and Lay Brothers Described by Dr. Parkman. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
|^^s^||p^pp# Tl^''Ii?f(^^oa^^i^Ii^Br6tliejrs' De The lay-brother appeared at day-break, and iold me that in fifteen tninutes I was to join the Italians in retreat, and go with them to maGB, writes Dr. Francis Parkman, in Harper's MagaEine. The' mass was followed by another sermon, after whioh we were all summoned to coffee in the room where we had taken tea the evening before. The report of my heresy bad got abroad, and I found myself an object of curious at ?CUllUUi After coffee we were dismissed to our chambers for an hour, and then listened to another sermon in the chapel. This con sumed the morning till eleven o'clock, when a bell rang for dinner, and monks and laymen together moved in solemn proces sion to the refeotory. The monks went first, the Superior at their head, then fol lowed the laymen, and while the procession was forming in the corridor they all kept up tbs dismal, un intermitted chanting. The refectory was a long, higb, dimly-lighted hall. A table of bare wood was ...
ESKDALE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
ESKDALE MARKET. J. W. Thwaites and Co. report having held their usnal monthly market at Eskdale on the 13th inst., when, owing to recent heavy rain, there was but a small supply of oouttlc forxvard. Diddings were none too brisk, but they succeeded in dis posing of nearly the whole number yarded. They quot« : — 2£ to 3 yrs steers, to L3 1 2s i fat cows, to L4 ; store ditto, from L2 to L2 10s ; pod dies, to LI 8s ; at which prices they sold drafts for several of their con stituents. J. W Thwaites and Co., report having sold privately during the week 63 head of store bullocks, on account of Mr R. Scott, at a price satisfactory to vendor.
An Important Science. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
An Important Science. Comparatively few people xeali36 the harm done physically and mentally by improperly cooked food. Coupled with rapid eatiog it caueea indigestion, perhaps intemperance, and is the root of many evils. Only when the scientific) preparation of food is under* stood by people oan health and mental vigor be the rule; and this condition oan only come with the introduction of the science of cookery into our schools. . Every oity should have cookery centres to whioh the pupils of the public schools conld go for instruction, the same as they go to tbe public schools for the common English branches. Every town, no matter how email, should have one cooking school, , supported in part by the town, when young girls and all house keepers oould get thorough training, the housekeepers paying a small fee for their in struction. The teachers of these schools should come from the government normal -«oH|?g«s^-:3Si£»B jui^^^^^n|on(gj^^btli6i private and publio, for ffiiBwor^ wiirbe^...
CHENERY BROS., REPORT. ALBURY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
CIlENERY BROS.. REPORT. ALBURY' MARKET. Chenery Bros, report having held their usual fortnightly market at the municipal yards on Wednesday, 8th inst, when 150 cattle and 4000 sheep were submitted to a fair attendance of buyers. Fat Cattle. — 120 forward, con sisting of from good to prime quality. The tone of the market was firm at late quotations. Best fat bullocks made from L5 15s to L6 10s, (1 extra to L8 12s 6d) ; good, L5 to L5 5s ; be6t fat cows, L5 to L5 10s ; good, L4 to L4 10s ; others from L3. They sold drafts for Messrs Jas. Mitchell, J. Grieve, T. Nevin, T. Bowran, J. Hanna, O. Westerndorf, H. Richardson, P. Rau, H. Andrews, and Mrs Bowler. Vealers — 10 penned, which sold at from 22s to 35s. Store Cattle. —Only a limited supply of local lots, which were dull of sale. Fat Sheep. — 400 yarded,, chiefly useful mutton, with a sma1! propor tion of prime. Prices ruled about equal to last market L rates. Best crossbred ewes lealised 13s, (this price being obtained for a draft f...
Hygiene Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Hygiene Jtamc A Mistaken Idea.— One bitter cold day, a lady, accompanied by her little boy, was m&sing a friendly csll upon a medical man, and on entering the warm drawing room told hi-r son — as mothers would, from their having been similarly aGmomshed when children — to tcke rfl his overcoat, or he would not feel the benefit of it when be went out again. 'Excnse me,' interposed her host ;' but that ie a mistaken idea. Let the little fellow keep it on acd get all the warmth he can into his body ; for if he starts off with & good stock of warmth, he wiil romsin warm. A German fcrcttkerpfr, 62 years of ago, not wishing to carry to bis grave an import ant eccret, has published in tbe Leipeic feurnal* recipe he has used for many yearf and which, he says, has saved several me; and a great number of animals from a hoi rible death by hydrophobia. The bite must be bathed as soon as possible with w&tm vinegar and water, and when this has dried, a few drops of muriati...
The F[?] Man. Hints For Rural Health. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
mwmmmmmm 'c^'§0iittsvrt/riii^irMcM^^^ ' -i Tjie ' following 'hinta* are gathercS from various Ecurcf s :— Many persons with rather feeble digestive powers can set manage raw fruits, as apples, at the evening meal ; and come who oan eat them with impunity .at Hie beginning of the breakfaei or dinner cannot digest them well at the end of the meal. Oae reason for this is that after takJrg waim food into the EEomaoh ite nerves are to a certain degree n-. I&xed and that organ is no longer able to do «b pest worlr. In sandy goFb with a clsy eubEoil, s well sill drain almost any amount of territory, if lower than the land around it. The water will hach thrc^i.h the escd and then make & drive for tht tirst opening below it. The better wp.' ia to have no cess pools, but to absoib aiid deodorise all slop? and excreta by u_a of dry earth and plaster, mixed with whioh they become excellent fertiliser. I assign the first value to sleep as a resto rative, and as cure for overwork ...
Question Column. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Question Column. W. C. Grafting. — Dealt with on our fourth page. A. R;— -What use are Pomegranates ? The fruit is cooling, astringent, and tbe bark of the fruit is very astringent being used niedicinnlly for chronic diarrhoea, and astringent washes. The bark of the root of »he tree is also used for tapeworm. It is not a profitable fruit for cultivation.. the fruit being practically unsaleable owin to the very limited demand. Pecan Nuts. — The Government has reeeutly obtained some of the.«e valuable nuts from Ame ica for distribution — they may be had on application to Mr Martin, irec. ,. for Agriculture. Preserving jlnd Cubing Lemons. ? Sub- scriber : Lemons m».y be preset ved in various ways. 1. P'nce them in jars, p uring strong syrup over them, heatiug -Jo a boiling pointy and then co'k and seal up, thoroughly excluding the air, 2. Force the juice out in hot water. Then jmmerse in strong syruo, and allow to saturate. Then expose to the atmos phere until the sugar crystallizes. 3...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Auctions. T. A. Knaggs. T. A. Knaggs, AUCTIONEER MYRTLEFtyRD. HAS Several Valuable Properties for Private Sale in various parts of the Kiewa and Ovens River Districts. REGULAR SALES~of Livff STOCK held in MYRTJ-EFPUP EVERY ALTERNATE ISFESBAT. ' i Leasehold Land. TA. KNAGGS will offer on account « of Mr P. J. Rkxabds, at tne? ?Clarence Hotel, Yackaodandab, on Wednesday, July 22nd, At 2 o'clock.' 216 ACRES of LEASEHOLD L ANI£ situated at Rinctrington's Creeli:, . and 6 miles from Yackandandab, substantially fenced, good house, garden ; the timber is rung, and the land is well grassed and watered TERMS AT SALE. T. A. KNAGGS, Auctioneer, Myrfcleford. J. W. Thwaites & Co. J' W. THWAITES & CO. will hold „ SALES of__JLIYE STOCK as under: — * ?CORRYONG, monthly market, Saturday, July 18th. TALLANGATTA SPECIAL HORSE— Tuesday and Wednesday, July 21st : and 22nd. 'TALLANGATTA MARKET— Saturday, 25th July. ESKDALE, monthly market, Monday, August, 17tb, 1891. YACKANDANDAH Market —...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
li^TBRLOO HOTEL, IB V (OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE.) . . JitflGH STREET, YACKAM)ASDAH. |ln rcTABLlSH ED COMMERCIAL ?iifflk'W1* ' Proprietor. Jw1- ?? - - — *? ' ai^o to return thanka to the Public *? HP. -.1], for support accorded him in * *e ^nirenients to receive a fair measure' r ..?Barn*! , , £Br?u5-class CclsISE Guaranteed. » ML the Best Brands of Ales, Wines and Spirits kept. ? ' ? 'jgt-class Sample Room Bath, &c. ? Superior Alcock's Billiard Table. ? . 'ommodious Stables and Loose Boxes. iflOELNG OFFICE FOR BECK AKD LOWE'S COACHES. ? ! ? . STAB HZOTZESIj ?YACKANDANDAH.. ? ?McDermott - Proprietor, lESIKES to intimate to his numerous. ) friends of Yackandaudah aud public ierally, that he has taken tUe above well wTOhosteliy. aud trusts by strict atten a:o the requirements of his patrons to she a fair share of support. ? ; ist-class Accommodation for Travellers. Best Brands of Ales, Wines and Spirits only kept. Yackandandah Shoeing Forge. ML. E- Clune, *|IIERAL BLACKSMITH. 5...
Commercial. MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
C tnvmercial. MELBOURNS^JVE STOCtoEPORT ft* ? WF ? Fat Lambs.— ^nly^l9(^wfeirej^nne«3L Best dfeisriptioliB, were - ifpj^anglj^ represerffced, and sales were ? brisk at; at last iyitek*B'-- bigb figures. vlMnie: sold at from 10s to l?s, a few t« 14s ;r good sold'at froni^s to 9s 6d. Fat Sheep. — The market was again moderately supplied, 23,000 having been yarded. A fair propor tion consisted of good to prime qualities. The tone of the market was not so active, caused in a measure b^ _ the feUniongers not operating.. owing1 to their premises being under water. For best descriptions prices rnled about equal to former rates, while other sorts met a dragging sale at slightly lower quotations. Prime crossbred wethers, from 16s to 19s-; ? a few extra do. do.y from 20s to 21s ; prime crossbred ewes, from 13s to 15s 6d ; prime merino wethers, from 13s 6d to 15s 6d ; a few extra do. do., to 16s ; good merino wethers, from lls 6d to 13s ; middling do. do, from 8s 6d to 10s 6d ; prime merino ; ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
An editor at u. dinner table being asked if Tie would t&£e,some'pudding, replied in a £tate . of , abstraction, ' jOwing Jboj%' cpbwjj ffi Jofcb^rU#ll*er, ?me are unable ^-. find ,«K»tti for it.' ,; ! Thjeiproposal tosettle sotftft ofthe perkeeuted Russian Jews in. Palestine is' nttt likely, tos ; ?be. carried pnfei as,. Tnrfcej j.tjefnses r|bo aUpv^,.*Jifim .to enter: tbAfe[«*jp|ite:jr,.j*??ceptfA8 pUf ; grinis. wsovjii'.^ -i\. ??-.',. [??:---*\. -?-? ?!'!??? ?«?; f- The Orangenfen ' -^ljsbora^r|oiiBt; Ba^^J|r||^^^ffiiaAs ''.?._-.?.?.. ? ? _ ? .' .it i-vj
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
FpQTBALL. In the football raatch, 'Beechworth v. Wangr^fctph 'a^lraw avbs made, both ;-':; jmP^ite. of the heavy shqg^rs putting a stop to a}l Qthei otiiSoor sports, the, footballgjra. iinder the stringent rute&^i^tne premiersnip, jj^j^obi^^rTo take the field. The ^ajring grouiids were never in a worse condition, and two important matches were c6n tested .under (conditions that were very disgusting to all lovers '-f the sport. The Carlton and Sonth Melbourne match, which was expected to attract' 30,000 spectators, drew only 5000 or 6000 enthusiasts. The Carlton men playing with more, dash and more heart in their work, inflicted the first defeat of the season on the South Melbourne team, scoring two goals to nothing. The South Mel bonrne, however, were minus their captain, who refused to risk illness by taking part in. the game. Essen don defeated Fitzroy by seven goals to two, and Geelong beat Port Melbourne by six goals to one. St. Kilda made an unusual record by scoring 10...
Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Gazette, ?? ? ? ? '? '^Ol The following notices appear in las* week's Gazette : — Renewal of Licences approved — Jas. W. Thwaites, = 600a., Tangamb&ianga ; Jas. AimstrougV ,90a, Wburagee ; Jas. Suther land, June, 63a, Iangambalt»nga ; Juo. Minogue, * J44«, Tarigauib»l*nga ; i\ O'Donuell, 18*. Myrteford; M. J. Munro ant) .T. K\ M nnm -rOn * aai-ii Mnpinn .ifiAa * M. J. Gll&n and Jno. Gillan, 20a each Murmungee ; He Ting, 16a, Barwidgeo ; Kobt. burns, 20^, Wooragee Noith; Josh. Ferguson, '20a, Murmungee ; F. tiat dusty, 2Ua, Murmungee; Jno. Jamiscn, 20a, Tan ganibalanga; A. Nettle, lla, Yackcridan* dah; W«n. Suugg, 20a, Yackandandah; Ed. Fanning. J5a, Tuugambalinga; J. Minogue, ' *0a, Tangaoibdlanga ; Juo. Sc»ulau, 20i, Stanley. TrausteiVapproveu— Ei. Visick to J. J. Hatteraiey, ' l^tia, lackaudemdah ; Antonio Moglia to''By«iuey Britton, J9h( Yackan danuaa. iraa6fec.of Leaeeholds. — Ed. Vitick to J. 3G. iiattersley, 404a, Yackaudandah. Leate ^uaiendered— John Hy. Bullu...
[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
PiCiQlsJSltlS!^,, ...» ? ,-. ??? ., '...-;??-- , ;.- The civil r 3£tr.eer is not monarch of all 1 e turveye. Q^err— Are 'the ieeSh of the wind 'all sound ? It ia when in ihe scales of juEtiee that the weigh of tbe transgressor is hard. Pritsus— ?? Does he foot his wife's bills ?' Ssouodus— ' Tve seen him kiok at thsm.' ' Hullo, Mike, I hear you're on strike .' vju j. oiu. a. bmaick mk iewer ooure. ' Did you EUoceed 1' 'I did. I am not working at all now,' Mistress— ?? Why Delia, what in tbe world have you done ?' Delia—' Sore, ma'am, the master eaid the r.»s was leaking, and I put the pail to catch it.' Barber — 'You are getting quite bald' sir. Cin't I roccmoiend something for jour head?' Mr. Hurry—' Why, yes ; I'd like my hat as 6con as possible I' Guest at Hottl — ' How did you persuade your waiter to feed tbe baby !' Fond mother— ' Ob, I feed the waiter 1' Mrs. Bloc-bumper — ** Maria, I think that youog man of yourB is too forward. Tou must eit on hire.' M*ria— *?' I often do, m...
Agricultural Items. BEETS AS GREEN FOOD FOR H[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
Agricultural Items. BEETS AS GItEEIi FOOD FOB HOGS No succulent food is more greedily eaten by pige at any age than beets. They may be fed any time from the first thinnings during the growing Reason to the fully grovrn roots in winter. They are especially valuable as a part of the win.er food for breeding eows. and some beets should always be saved for thai pnrpoEe. HABVKSTIXG BUCKWHEAT. A soythe will pull the buckwheat together in bundles tbat will need no binding except a slight twist of straw around the head, setting each bundle by itself on its butt. When dried by cold weather, the flail on a ?mooth floor will take out the grain better, cheaper and nearly as quickly as it can be done by threshing machines. This ia the old-fashioned way, and it is as good as any. CHEESE tS FOOD. We do not understand why cheese is not more generally nsed aa food by all classes. In England it largely takes the place of meat, which it supersedes, not only beoause of its oheapnesB, but its superiorit...
Poetry. The Bubbles [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 18 July 1891
^oetc^/ Tne Bubbles c ' Life ?IS: ? ? ? ♦ ? . bt;ibviko bbowns. A boy and a girl npon the yellow beach, Blew chining bubbles on the summer air, And as they floated off they named them 8B0h, Choosing what seemed to him or her moBt fair. *' I name mina Wealth.' exclaimed the eare less boy ; 'So may I never have to count the cost, Bat ships and houseB own as now a toy;' But Wealth was driven far out to sea and lOBt. 'I name mine Beauty,' said the pretty girlf ' So women all shall «nvy my fair face, And men shall kneel and beg me for a carl ;' Bat Beauty vanished quickly into space. **I name this Fame,' essayed the boy again, ' So may I haar my praises every hoar, As orator or soldier, sung by men ;' But Fame was wrecked against the beacon tower. :;;V:-::;-^.:^Thi8.4a-:~iiQiig'Iiae,M retnmod the little ^?S^:v-:^^ -3:::;. ?,,. ?' ? '??.;'..;?..?? ?? ... -? . ? .''year,- ? ? ? '? ??.??: ~~^ ? Nor be till late - of ogly death afraid ?' But Long Life broke within a grave-yard near. At last ...