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Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Comnimercial. V., o r.,.... ... L1.oanc kInn - Yea on Friday, 4th November,when th x yarded and sold about 2oo head of cattle. comprising : milkers, springers, stores an i youngstoce; and also 300 sheep. Ther were present a large attendance of local an ' outside buyers and all lots sold fairly well ": the following prices:-Milkers, £6 zo., springers, £s5 os; young stock, from 2o. to £2 10s; store cows, to £2 Its. Messrs Abbott and Wilson report: Pi. Market, Thursday, 3rd November :--A smad. number of pigs penned, but there was further decline in prices, more particular. in baconers. V'e quote:-Suckers ar:i slipe, 7s to t2s 6d; stores t2s to 25s; b. coners, 31 to 4,:d, extra good to 5d ; p - kers, 41 to 5d, extra quality to 52d. Daire Cattle (Friday, 4th November) :-Only c medium supply yarded, comprising all sort., in about equal proportions. Good springer,. store cows and milkers, sold quite up to ltte rates; but ol 1 cows and young stock, and medium and inferior milkers were diffi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Notices. BROADFORD DAIRYING COMPANY. " OTICE is hereby given that the EGIITIIH CALL of One Shilling per Share on all Shares in this Company at present paid up to Ios., is due and payable up to FItA4Y, =Sth inst. Payments on all other shares are due e same date. JAS. S. BROWN, Broadford, 8/tr192. Secretary. SHIRE OF BROADFORD. TO CONTIIACTORS. E.PARATE TENDERS, sealed and ad dressed to the President, will be re ceived until One o'clock p.m., on Monday, the 21st day of November, 1892, for the execution of the following works, viz: Fencing Tait's Road, east of Sunday Creek. Full patticulars to be obtained at the office of the Council on and after Monday, the 14th inst. Shire Secretary. Shire Office, Broadford, 7th Nov. '92. 7 WANTED TO LET. A BOUT 6o acres land, more or less, situate on the Dry Creek. The land is securely fenced with a six-wire fence and has a creek boundary on one side. Plenty of good grass. Apply- MRS. IEIIG, Bellevue Villa, Broadford. T IIANKS. li RS. BERG, for thir...
HOW HE WON HER. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
HlO\V 11, WoN lll.t11. Yoi.Ii Jotephi (:teen was fnll to wled ? tlistie" Minnie Brown : But whell he wooed, hlue to.-ed her head, Aiid wore IIan a ful frown. "No, cir," she aiCd; "the nean I well (Idon't desire t cint) Must have eioaugll hlrain in li head To learn to druw 0111nd paint." Joe c-went liway, wilh heart ui ite faint. "I fear ll nhe'er l' e llLilne,: lIfesibhed ; "1 cannoIt lear to laint, l1i Fat him down once te more to think H]or lIe had bes?t begine Oht, happy tho0tu it! " with petn and iik I'll gratify hter i him." On cing. of hov e h quiekhy fle,, And gained his ?liouic's .ide. "Mly darling ! will this thawing odu'.' "Oh, yes3,"' oh quick e eplied. Within his ishelt'rit. artums e . tIc, lPt herl arollulli hi uneck, Svt liuunde te s t butt- ,heire,
AT THE MATINEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
AT TtiE MAT'l'lNEE. Ills typewriter girl was exceedingly fair, L And he well aware of the fact, A. he atL by her c i in the orches.tra cha:r W\hile the curtain rose on the first act. At lIst it was finished, the footlights turned t low, I nd then a then e itmuic began, lie mad hiis excuse that old cheshlinut you know, f" ad comne blusiness outside w ith a mnlli." I. e welnt rld she waited the other act through, Slilt le lever retnrncd to the seat, IFor his wife. hadl a chair in the orchestra, As lie found o hen he pla-ied to the strect. TEAcuItni: Su?ppoin nimallni wil utalks Sat tihe rate of iix milc ni hlollr shoul allow ;a an1 ol lll oea only walk four mllileca;l hIar a t, Ihave one milhethritlart of him whIere woull they meet! S Several pllils (at once): At the firel poublie-heoucn.
ROOM AT THE TOP. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
IIOOM AT ill', 101. lvi:s mle iv my mit inil that tilt1 Iinn~in~g of ItiUlelpli 110 oil o 11(1, [llt onl shill iii [lim For many nhap ilhl lw :c1v.~lvi mein loiiio 1Ha failed for tihe 111c11 of platienieo aund p"aias ; Tlivy Itnks iut i; step, dli-cllor'iged t ylly dLoll, .tot,, And cii there tlw~lyll Ii roo110 at t1he [1p. I loor c 00100 some hooks, 10m0 l i ntelril ink, AcCioo iic0a; 1toj iipilO ci to 111111k Well firmi obld wjith ali m 110 010 of ighz(t rhoilgh relts wiih hm kt neverillci You'l ina ther11 i1(1 10 Iw.iys 1 roiom ot tile toil. IlIlillillilig illiliovo I learnevd thvem by Thioughi tilllllailio of tomes I viwcii I For wi-.ill 101tolaidviotleigli ee 11,1 hitiiili t iAill too manlly h1001s ha.1e T00111 It Ito cotl.
LIZZIS LOVER, OR LOVE FINDS A WAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
LOVE INIS A WAY. f IlElt wac oW'r onle tdisagr-lreeableo Ilitl: Sabout, gei to the pianie, I'lhllo .nIlllht, with it frll on her prIetty face. er COl?tsin Lizzictats going too, and wa: jolt ns likely s a tlo win iert Williamlls' helart. l'ilcbe h imade up her nlillnd long ago that she wani to be the miistress of illilams' manli hlerself. Stidlenlly a thougllht came, o her how she llight lpe vent her rial fro oting. Lizzie hd lonly e ip:ir of shoes besidts lhet'lippets, antl t b lattLer she ws wearingl jilcL then, so it 1t easy t lot' lutct to sliIp upI into her colit toon, nwill take the shoes woay lland ide th t ith her ownll trunk. In the ldiingi- itt lizzie was Ilaughing utl talkitng e oer prospects of the picnic Shie 0hoped to h the younlg lheir by her side till lday, but onetiea she thouo-htt ht prefetredll lher co inl. It was nitu for hiis monlley that she I ,otd him ; it woiuldi have been Itho te a he lhe beenl oly ii tcit:ttaic. "lie wotlltd sli his preference to-di.t," shte...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
MELBOUL'NE MAlIKETS. Fat Sheep.-Another moderate suppl. came to hand, only 21,UJ00 having been yarded. The demand ifr shorn sheep was stee a throughout, while for those in the wool sale were dillicult to etfeet. Good trade lot.: which were within requirements, ruled ti per head higher, but the demand for othle descriptions was devoid of aiomation at Iht r quotations. Prime shorn crossbred wetber: from lls f(i to I:ld according to weight an I quality; prime shorn crossbred owes from te; to los; extra shorn crossbred ewes to Ils ; I prime shorn merino wethers from Ita to 10s Ud; extra shorn merino wethers, to its d ; good shorn tmerino wethers from 7 Oid to ss tld; others from lsa; prime shorn inerino ewes from es Oid to tie ad; a few extra from Oa 9d" to 7s lid. Fat Lambs.-10,000 were penned. AIL Iqualiites were largely represented and prices ruled about equal to last week's rates. Prime sold at from 7s (id to 8s d ; extra, from Us to Os 6d ; good, from 5s 0d to 7s Od.; Fat Cattle.--...
A LUCKY ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
A IU'I \' I NSC. l'.' t ONl 1, fc ,v vc.irstlii . I ultucl 1 l o -pli.,.tl it he -"long tlnalion" nll, iM-lk, . lit le dlcal-al-alie. vil ia;ic ( the . lYork lr coait, iitilway beif Iill: tIle ntwl o crulliouithl wa rll: 'i l.l 1i' li:carll an d SA11111Illn. AtI th ime :bu i hich t I tunl, speink , thllll , y l io mlllo' 1 ctl I loll IIIi ti ll:l l'e N l frcit ti ooo 1eiim cs etiw, ie'''iiiL'toie' l ic t c t ;I I, ht t l lewayi)-t ') hlot.l , tllep, hi1ot oin,1i to liive. I Iwent miny ti u lyillg l n thle . ilna, ilini ly cl, lilng up three till.s i lay to lu?;tily cosmWlv my ,iamin. I'i llto I l e o ial tlle of ailly g illld rs li.an tol ache, ni d I ell ith a i vcil galtce, oweil waly like this, i) I eunel orle the vilae ctlU i n l eeii till l k o il ractly oi u ml i wlot iall, t Uhon t a folk t tll1 bettoile tof chl -,olf ill,(I ' t-- ":muItl , plea e,l .) tThe ihlvty ito s all tits prec. ceo?lt s, it nlutoo.iLave bl:&lt;In o i d.c- cs inl tilhe rlae. Witll, I got oiit of...
FIXTURES. TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
FIXTURES. TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. Seymour Railwhvays v. Broadford at Broad ford. to-morrowv. Team : MacDougall, Dixon, Craig, Trezise, Fothergill, Hoban, Temple, Davis, Reid, Sheppard (2), Emer gcacy : Munro. Nov. ig9-Wallan at Broadford. Dec. to--Bloadford at Seymour. Jan. 7-Tallarook at Broadford. Feb. 4-Broadford at Yea.
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
C riMcket. n.p On Wednesday, the Prince of Wales' Birthday, the Broadford Cricket Club were to have met a team from Moonee Ponds, known as the Rosehill Cricket Club. When the time for the latter to start arrived it was fouud that only five had turned up at the station. These five, however, determined to keep the engagement and journeyed on until Wallan was reached, when it was found that a team from the Middle Park Club were aboard the train looking forward to a match with the Wallan Cricket Club. All the Wallan players, however, had gone to the Kilmore races, and it then arranged that the Middle Park and Rosehill clubs should combine and play Broadford. They arrived by the 9.35 train and were met by Mr. Duncan MacDougall, the captain of the Ivcat club, at whose invitation they afterwards visited the local paper mill, with which were much impressed. THE uG.Ant.. Play commenced about half-past one, each side playing 12 men. Charles captained the visiting team, and winning the toss el...
Death of Sir James Mac-Bain. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Death 1 Sir James Mac Itain. Universal rept was expressed at the death of Sirfames MacBain, Presi. dent of the f islative Council, which 8 took place on Friday last, at his resi- e dence, Toeral in the G6tl year of his c age. The ceased gentleman had hi been ailing f some weeks, and died t from pleuris James MacBain was r the youuges son of the late Smith MacBain, of Invergurdon, Resshire, N.B Havi completed his school i education lie ras iin 1845 indentured for five years the late Andrew Smith a warehousema Inverness, and during I the last thr? years of the term he acted as book eper and cashier. As 1 a commercial Iraveller he visited the I principal to s in Scotland and the North of Ire' id, and in 1853 lie mar. 1 ried the ye lest daughter of Wm. Smith, of To res, N.B. Immediately after wards e left England by the s. Great Britai r Melbourne, where he arrived on th 14th October in the same year. For a time lie held a position in the Bank of Nm? Su, hI Wales. After a visit to Engla...
Successful Pig-breeding. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Successful Pig-breeding. As a rule the successful pigkeeper is he who breeds regularly year after year and is disposed to increase his output rather than decrease it when prices are at their lowest and supplies most in excess of demand. Such a breeder is ahluost invariably in a Iposi tion to place pigs on the market that are saleable at a profit even when the glut is most severe, because he always has the right class of brecding sows on hand and is ilot driven to breed front anything that may be obtained when prices are tempting. The breeder who is known to produce good stock can generally secure fair prices with very little difficulty. With regard to breed every man should choose that which he thinks most suitauile for his purpose and then endeavor to do his best with them and not ascribe failure to the breed alone, after the fashion of many who, have not made the business a success. A careful selection of breed ing sows is indispensably necessary. A small animal is not good proper...
Glenaroua. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Glenaroua. [FEOa OUR OWS COIRESPOYDEL~T.J WE have had a lot of rain here lately and last week the Sugarloaf Creek overflowed its banks and did a lot of damage to the crops on the flats. The supply of milk at the local creamery is daily increasing. On Mon day last 500 gallons were received. The farmers ae jubilant about the big cheques received for last month's supply. Faxes seems to be on the increase still Master W. Seymour who killed six young one's a few weeks ago, cap tured six mosre, a few days ago, on the boundary of the Pyalong and Seymour shires, a circumstance thet,ahowa.that all shires should'-combine and pay a bonus alike, and do away with the question that crops up as to where each fox was killed. For no doubt they are becoming a great nuisance.
Reedy Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Reedy Creek. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESIJNDENT.] THE ball on Thursday night, in aid of the Kilmore Hospital, was only fairly successful. The promoters were 6d in debt af:cr paying expenses. Dancing commenced at 8.30. p.m., and at 12 o'clock an aijournment was made for supper, after which dancing was recom menced and kept up till 4 a.m. The hall was profusely decorated with ferns and ditferent kinds of greenrry._ and presented a fairy like appearance when lit up with Chinese lanterns. Just a word of praise to our local musician, Mr. Hill, for the music was splendid. The ladies without exception looked well and happy. The heaviest rain for some time past fell on Saturday last, when, in a few hours, the Creek was flooded to its ful lest capacity. It was rather amusing to behold the consternaticn of the women folk as their wash tubs, etc., floated down the stream, whilst some of our local braves waded up to their necks in water to try and fish out sundry articles. This ought to be a lesson to...
Strath Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
[FaOs OUR OWN CORRESIO'0 T.j A veY? heavy fall of rain here on Saturday caused a flood, which did a consider le amount of damage to crops on Low-lying lands. Mr. Lade had a nicq paddock of rich land well tilled and ready to receive a crop of maize. Qthers have suffered in a like manner. Mr. G. Forbes has started haynmak ing in his fine acres of wheat. T notice some farmers are planting a few late potatoes, in the hope of getting a favorable season. Shearing is now fairly started. The large sheep owners go in for washing their wdcl where practicable. Some person or persons thinking they had a better right to the ownership of ten colts and fillies belonging to MIr. Elworthy, of Kerrisdale, took them to-the owner doesn't know ahere. I am not in the habit of prying into other people's affairs, but really, M1r. Editor, I cant resist the temptation of travelling a good long mile to the local post office every time I near there is a registered letter for one of my neigh bors. Yes, Sir, and...
Remoring Milk and Coffee Stains [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
i:emnovitnq Mlk/ and e'o]'ee Stains STh.ere stains are very diflilait to remove, crlh i.ily irom li h:.colorrd and finely lini.+ed g;a,.Js. Froum woollen and ruixed !.briei they ara tkaen o:t by moistening t?~e wit! a smixture o[ oone ipart elycerine, inine p |Li' wAatcr cund one half pIrt aqual amooia. 'rTais mixttore is pplied to the goods by mncer of a trub, acid allowed to remain for twelve hour; (~eaesionally re nevirgthe moi.tening). Alter this time the tai?hed pieces are pIssed I t:;een cloth, and thien ruib.d with a elcn 1eq:. iry log and, if r ysible, a little Etewalitg, is generally esun!iniet to thoroughly cir ove the telaine. t:.ains on rilk t:oaomntt5 whieh are dyed with delicate roelos, or finely li.ishled, aoe mcre diliieelt to remove. In this erae live parts glycerine are inixed with five parts water and one quarter part of ammonia added. iefere using this mixturo it ehould be tried on eso:e part or the perment where it cannot oe anticed, in order to rea if the mxt:e...
He, She, and the Calf. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
lie, She, &lt;crud che C?lf. Phe was a simple oountry ;irl, and he ah, weall 1-ho was a person called a dude, who had gtel:o into the country for tile benefll of hir heralth-to tone up hie brain lissues he said, but-well, never ulind. lie met the simple country girl in a lane and entered into a converertion with her, to air hi toin n wit. " al;e," he raid, "how is Iegetaltion 1" " Si, ly," she replied with i smile. A And how is the cabbsae crop " t''T0. heela are larger hat somewhat hollow," l?e aunwered, Icokieg hard at him. " And the lear cattle I" "All is is Pplendid condition, sir," she said. " lave you many ?" "Quite a few cton, sir, but only one call croand just now." " That so? And that is being tenderly csred for, eo as to become the fatted call of the family, I suproee, gentle maiden 1" "No, sir," replied ihe gentle maiden; " hl is quite near, wearing an eyeglass and I ltand-up collar, aJd I'm afrail he won'l fatten," aid the seimple country girl trippee through a £...
Mr. Murphy's Will. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Mr. M rphl','s W n ill. Olr. Pat Murphy lacy c his death bed, Mr. Mike Fia!lity eat b? hie head, Tryinig to arite the lat words that were said. "Mickey," croaned l'atriok, "O/'e toll ye moi will, Beksra I mode strength for the lashi cody.cil." "Now thin," eclaimted i'atrick, revivwl "u moi trind, I lave ye tin Ihilii' int ca ye ue aUt shpina Oa the lade who mui (tu?rdl sure w ill uatiud'" ' Ah Paddy, any darliut," Said MIchatl, with pride, STo a fault ye ale ginerone hearted inside Begorra, the lads won't bc misbit' t(h. ride. 'lBut Murphy-plaze tell me. at w?:urt, if yov will, Whin shall we be ehpindin' this la t cody eil 3oin' or comin' ?" "Whist I Mlikey be still, "While Oi'm thiukin'," said Patrick, a.soratehing his chin. "To shpind it widout me, that wud be a ein Moike I Shbpind it a.goien'--0'l be wid yea thin."
Moths, and How to Get Rid of Them. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
Moths, aterd lrow to Get :iid of T'hem. In peoking away either summer or winter clothing it should be thoroughly aired out of I doers for cvcral hours. The beet method I eor doing this is to hang the cLsthcs on a line I in a rather ehady psace. Each garment should bh in.poctod, end any dust thbt Lan acoumulated in the f!da cr in the pockets reooved. Give a thorough brushing, and whero moths are euspccte'd ?,ae a clean, dsop clrtht over the opet and preos with s hot iron. Thi E!-tm wilt ptlntre?ne every fitre and kill whatever lifo is hidden there. if the g.rmentu are to be placed in a chet, Eumi'ate it with tulp!;r. rIaoo a dieh o bright con's icnsid. vrinklo plratiftlly with celp!iur ed clote ~te i.!. When the coals hao beco.'e ecll revI.:e an. pIcus in the cl'thh., Treated in fias :ewy they will ro main free from maths any Lni'h cf tims?. ft is uv---s to pec- vadod a-v if tt'he m-t-a c-gs are in the ', ea they are certain to cat It.ir way throeugh in ti.ne. To prcecnt tmoths frm a...
Hygiene of Digestion. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 11 November 1892
lUlyicote of D)igestion. I ' Too m-oth ood overburdcns the digs1tir0 I1 or,;oOns, and itr?ost in vlo.ous foCnrm of in. I fi:;c-tien, the FlrtC?teO cf- ofthkh ::te sour ttcntaci, tltuicrcy, htnin.es at tihe F~om- I ' ach,. hitOt bour, A,;t-ieo. s after ea.ii'. ; nd Id a variety of t.ot r dioturbar.cce. irten ti thue to,, ch rei"as m;C e foot the n caoo h9 OropFrly ah?CotCd, tohe ra"tric juoe ito I nont ab!e to rcOver t the action of olrmis I unbn thl food, aod cs thl rresnl frorn i tltion, sooting the Frr . i.tic otf a .rl ety I oi poisonCus ROde, 61t, . ad rsetiC, I.lttir, and I, burtyri, tog the, ilh other poisctltd nub- .I ctanece, are prodo0ed. Eating too repity is a very common ces t~ o cf noveeating, til htid being cre oded into I I thie stomoch Eo fact l.at nature hlas noti I time to oall " enough, talki g awaty the I appetite for food btlfre too large a quantity has barn eaten. I'! ehora, flatu!ercy, de!l noes of the intelledt, ad ron a ro .to ni the body are among the ;:ntra...