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THE Maffra Spectator. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. 13, 1883 [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 13 September 1883

T HE THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. 13,1883 Is is satisfactory to learn that after' numberless delays and many vexatious difficulties put. forth by .various Pre miersof the several Australian colonies, a date has at length bleen'ifixed 'for holding a conference in Sydney to settle the basis of Federation. This has been too long delayed, in view of the momen onus question demanding.speedy'settle ment. The English colonies of North America, from the aay they'prociaimed themselves the " United. States," en tered uposn a pathof glory and greatness. At the cost of an immensity of trea sure, precious life, and naichl seffering, the central goverinent ·determined to uphold the Union whe'n threatened with disruption.--It succeeded; after ai struggle unparalleled inearinage and destruction. But the victory .is well worth the purchase. Thu remaining colonies are sow also united in .one Dominion, with a confederated govern ment; witloht this they would one by one speedily have fallen into the lot of ...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MAFFRA HORSE PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 13 September 1883

MAFPI" H61h PARAbE. We are glad to note that hso inau, gural step.taln B 1ilnessre. A.M 'Lean and Co., at, the 'instance of several owners ofUsntiorsiorses in the distriot, to establis an aii nual hors parsde at Mafila, Jias, mot. with the hearty sup: port of ?the, pbiblit on all sides. "The number of entries to date exceed thirty-six, wlidfi?from a" numerical 'point of rGIles, is niot'ohly good' for a first sho*5r buttwould do. credit to ar established inttitutios oL the kind; and, judging from .the amount of in tereist wliildi is :tanis'6iin thb movement, ,wp Fan, withou?tilhesliglhtest degrep of extravagance, predict that the firs M.affra.Horse Parade will prove to be the sucrer' 'vlichl t ceitrl positsor of thi ploae should oesure. We mngiih also 're ind'grooms thaI"the' prizes. offered by theauctioneers should act ca a. timnuluscto bring their, hrses? out in good' form' ,:', . I Appinded is the list of, horses sent in up to yestkedayv'evoing: D. Clyne and Son's Big Gun. &am...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MELBOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

MELBOURNE.. (FrnoM on owN: CORRESPoNDsNT.) Saiturday. As is usual at this time of the year,. the weathler in the city is very unset tied, for, during the week we hiado had winter and sprilng, yesterday being one of the most enjoyable days experienced for many months. Tilo sun and air woropleasantly warn, withobut the usual naccoInpanying with dust, aind although it is in no way comparable with the; beautiful, spring days of Gippsland, it aRects the spirits of all iien, aind nmakes even ithe, mloroso, old money.-lender smile, port with his cash, lent at 10 per cent isterest, wivith alost pleasuire de picted on his cautious careworn fisce. If the Molbourne people had only the taste, ori rather:ithe cultivation lwhich a " wisked" and enlightened city should have, they, would. have enjoyed, the nmisical treats which have been offered them, but to their shamo whon the late serice of Italian operas were presented the patronage extoended to Signor Vordi's company was so limited as to end i...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) LONDON, 14th September. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

EUROPEAN,. TELEGRAMS' (AnE.) LONDoN 14th Septomber. Tihe Agents-General for the differen Anstralian. colonies to day receivrdn a reply from Lord Derby, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, in answer to a letter written by Mr.: It. Muiray Smith, the Agent-General for, Victoria, requesting a deflinite announcement of the course which the Imperial'authori ties intend to pursue in reganrd to the proposed annexation of New Guinea and the New HIebrides. Lord Derby's statement consists of several vague assurances of the interest token by tie' Government in the welfare- of the colonies, but its general teLIor is enasiv and unsatisfactory. Ile states,, Io t ever, that' the- Governmnent iitend to adhere to their previous determinnatioi not to annex New Guinea, iand allo thliat'they willdecline to annex any of 'the other islands in the Pacific n 'I1 regard toithe report that' the French Governmenit intendl to deport habitual criminils to` the New Hebrides,; Lotin Derby promises to confer w...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

Auctions. HIAVING Established a Branch of our 1Business in Melbourne, we are now prepared to hold WEEKLY SALES of Clattlo, Sheep, etc. at the Flemington Tards, and to undertake the sale of all kinds of Property, Farm Produce, etc., privately or by puolic auction. We are also in a position to negotiate Leans on freehold securities at the very lowest rates of interest, and to conduct auction sales, valuations, etc., in any part of Victoria. OF 48 Queen-st., Melbourne. Orrtosa:(Johnssn-street, MaIfras. A. M'LEAN & CO. Mad Mortgage Bank of Victoria (Limited.) Incorporated under the Companies' Statute 1864. Capital, £1,00.0000. Subscribed, £625,00 Head Office: 18 Collins-street East, Melbourne. Manager-Wuanra a MkoarxenrnE. THIS Company is prepared to maks Sadvances on the security of freehold property, repayable by optional instal. menuts,atlowst corrent rates of interest Legal charges on the lowest scale. Busiiess put through promptly and umoney paid at once. For further partic...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

Coaches, &ac. BB and CO.'s COACHES leave ORITERION-HOTEL. SALE to IdAIRNSDATL 14 p ni daily- (Sunday oexceted) arrivg /at Ilaimndnlo at 7.30 p.m. Pase,l1s All infornmation, &., a't Cobb an Co.'sa 0clie, Criterion eotel, Sale. , ROBERTSON, WAGNER.& CO Sale to Mafra and Newry. ROYAL MAIL. A COACH will RUN DAILY betweenI Sabove places, leaving Nowry daily at 9.45 Pam.., atifra 11.15 a.m., arriving at: Sale at 12.45 p.m, and return theisamo day, leaving Sale on arrival of triain for MBahm and Newry.: rPassengers and parcels booked at the following places: Sale, Criterion Hotel ;Mafra, J Knox's Metropolitan Hotel; and at Rawlin's Newry Hotel. J. FISHER. HEYFIELD TO MAFFRA. THE Conveyance between the above .places will be DISCONTINUED until further notice. Any:parcalathat can be forwavrded on horaback will be duly delivered. All parcels must be prepaid, and any for Soaton or Glenmaggiowill be :orwarded by H Maxfield. JAMES KING, Mailman. ROYALMAIL COACHES. TOONGAIB...

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THE Maffra Spectator. MONDAY MORNING, SEPT. 17, 1883 [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

TIE MONDAY MORNING, SEPT. 17,1883 T11 reply of the Prcemier-Nir. Service -to Mr. Laurens,; " That it was not thp intention of tlhe Government to placo aum niof oney on the estimates for Tinaigration purposes.will be heard with dismay by; all who have the hest interest of the colony at heart. It u well knowi that for want of labor many public works are oat a standstill, and dthnrs which are urgently needed, areo uuiduly protratced.' While the farmners boInd ecery part of the country are inn ounly looking at the scarcity of labor, which thratens to jeopl;ardize the conpnltg harvest, and petitions are 1eng sent: in from mniny Shire Counrils in fuvor of asisted. imnmigration; a deaf ear 'is turned to all this importunity And why I " Simply to pleas the coln' plarativoefew mnunfacturers and arti 7033 of MIvllhourne and the lIrge townI Thep fooluihlv helievo that tilhe increase of Inoliti would iii ng down wa es which of cp0u0se i a fallnacy. At a oimo when some of the woollen mills are c...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE STORY OF AN OLD COAT. CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

THE STORY OF AN OLD GOAT. ---~- (From Chaluabers's Journal.), OCirTAiE III. A certain loatlisomo lodging-house, eituatidnin a back slum, whither ive imust now repair, was nothing elsa but a isat :of tlhieves-wretched,, ill-clad, el'ry tluiores;; ioutcasts from the snore stoudy1 and ;bolder rmlks pf crime; desaised "by the cloverburglarwho took his fifty or hundred pounds worth of ' swiLg' at' a haul ignored' and dis onerd; by tIhe dashing swell-mnobsman or the acco'eplished pickpocket... These poae. creatures wore .only stall-lifterp and area-sneaks-leen,a women, onnd chlildren, who weres willing,to. risk; the terrible punishmonts. of the. law,, for sixpence.; A number of them were assembled. in anll underground - back kIitchent discussing; the goodl and bad luck of the dlay. They separated them shlves into little groups of twos and thries;, and established temporary partnierslhips on the basis of uniting their pilfceiigs and 'goinig whacks' in thyi~rOitly ihe door o~msed, and, a ma...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

Amongst the American riflemen se lected to proceed to Wimbledon is a Mr Rabbetts, and there will be (says a contemporary) some new departures in the conditions of this contest . We are niSt informed what these "new depar tures" may be, but it is quite clear that some portion of the time will be set aside for " Rabbetts shooting." Trade Notices. T. B. ABBOTT. & CO. COHE M.IST S, D RU G G0I S T S, DENTISTS, SALE AND MAFFRA, Is THANKING the public for past favors and soliciting a coutinuance of the support so liberally accorded him, begs to call attention to his SPe out.rrro, many of which (more parti eularly his Crlorodyne, Antibilius Pills, and Odontalgine) have commanded a large sale forthe lastfourteonor flfteenyears,sand proved equal if not superior to all other preparations of the kind his CHLORUDYNE is pronounced by emin cnt physicians and all who have used it, superior to any similar preparation. It speedily relieves in whatever organ and whatevercause, pain and produce...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MAFFRA HORSE PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 17 September 1883

MAPPFFRA HORSE PARADE. Although the state of the weather on Thursday ad Friday last was rathier against tlie likelihood `of owners of valuable entiret. sending these animals from any distance for publio exhibition, yet the inauguration of .whart will eer tainly now become an. annual gathering surpassed tlhe most sanguine hopes and anticipationo The very general and earnest desike'felt and expressed by all sections and classes) of the comminity, that the openinig parade of enitire lhoirses at 1Malfra,sliould 'provo a credit,to that part of North"Gippeland, was amply fulfiled. The, nuiber of horses present onthis ..occasion was 4l,,of which.i21 were draught entires, nine were young stocc of the samie description, with, 11 thoroughbred and trotting stallions. There was a numerous attendance of the public, amongst whom weo observed nearly all of the largest, most exp; rienced, and successful breedersi of horse stock n thu io district, whose opinions concurred in pionouincing Friday's di...

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BRIAGOLONG [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

BRIAGOLONG. (ritor oUR ow,? coai tnaroixCi.'r.) Septemtler 8.' Ti deildlito oil.Freehold versus Liase. holil'betiveli 'Messrs. Penglaize arid 'WCuilleihlin cinle off on Thursday last ,before a large ranl apprecistive audieiceo. To coniie?u:c6ri;eet ai?d enerlal idea of the sl?hject in a limited 'spab'e I will' havr:to- confino myslf to the cneiii fea-' ture'of thei debate. ` There was' a re markable asioiiilarity in 'Lhe' impressions iand aimss of the helligerents, both wanit ing to sc'ureo the aIld free for the tiller of the soil deploring dumnlmyism,; the nccunicilation oand cocisequent contisca. tion of theilaind for the benolit of' cui. par?ti ely fe'w 'idiiiduaals, but,; like' dodtor, 'liffered entirely about'the pre scriiptioci of the proper romedy. Mr. -Pengla?i judcing the. leasing systemn by the ttterances of Mr. Mirails, showing that it would oily lead to a. moro rapid and dililionesat ppropriation of the rem scant of the public doinin,:ancs with itits teaiporaiylease, was...

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SUPPOSED CASE OF ABORTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

BSUPPOBED CASE OF ABORTION.. Therdeath of y oung girilbcired'r this, evening iiuder very suspicious cir cuanstances, at the housl bcculeud by Mrs. Taylor,. South, Yarra, and on account of this Mrs. Taylor being iden ticaliwith the Mrsa Taylor of the well kniown "fonich6n-Taylor 'case, the occurrence -has occasioned a great sinsation in the city?; Although, a doctor's certificate was givan as to the cause of death, an inquest on theIsody has been ordered, which will be held to-morroaw (Thursday). This natter has also been placed iu `theliands'- of the detective force, to makeall enqui ries necessary to elucidate all the circumstances attending the girl's decease.

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No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

TIRt in indrrd it ttmfnldl' knnwlrcrfio whiIch protitH n ike by to witinut of tho wino nil thi fnlly of tin folinl, arolnws itn HBCon ine firm the dk nligt. sold its aontidmicn~ from l Ihu lighlt.

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MELBOURNE STOCK REPORTS Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

MELBOURNE STOOCREPORT5 (Br Ertsgrnto TRLEGoRPE.) Wednesday Evening. .MssAs. A. M'Lean and Co3report: Fat Cattle. - 1,580 head' forwird. There was a considerable improvement on last week's prices, particuhlarly best qualities. Prime heavy weight bullocks sold from £12 to £15 ; good, £8 to £10; light and* inferior,: £5' to £7; cows from £3 to LS, according to quality. Messrs Pock, Hudsoi and Iaynor report :-Fat Cattle.--1,580 yarded for week's supply'; quality<rmostly in. ferior including 550 from Queensland, much wasted, one' mob belng only' in store condition ; good cattle advanced slightly in price, ethe"r qualities un changed. We sold 275 for Mr.. E. J. Stevens, COhtsworth' Station, Qdeens land, to LD 5s, and 12 cows from Na gamble, at market rates Fat Calves Only 80 yarded which met with brisk sald; we quote best 60s to 80s. Messrs. Dal. Campbell and Co. re port :-Fat Cattle-1,582 head penned, imcluding two lots of Queenslanders, 'many of wlish were muihs wasted and we...

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MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. Morss. Greig and Mlrtny haeulthsi@ usual weekly grmin male oil Tu ?day lt .and sold. as follows:- ',!. "-, -,. ..' I Ots,; good feed, 3ss 2d to, 3s 2d : inferior, 3s to 3s ld.; Flour, unbranled seconds;:~8 17a 6d por 10 bgs..

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HOW TO GET WAVE [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

TiTow" 'o Chr( V;,': - Ti.' NIYI,1.1'd ill' llllro \"~,dtl "-· I'.'.llt ý Llý, Bitters! ticjad'

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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) LONDON, 17th September. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. LONDON, .17th' Septemlior. The ship St Leonardo, 1054' tone, which left London for Port Lyttelton; New Zealand, ,a few days hgo 'itli a large'inuimller of emigrants on board, came into collision with another vessel while proceediing down the Channel. The force of the collision was so great that the St. Leonards foundered shortly afterwards. All' on board were, how ever, sated, and were .aubsequently landed' at Daitmouth..without. paslof life. It is announced that M. Challemel Lacour, the Frepch Minister for Foreign Affairs, lias decided to take a short congd; and that during that time his portfolio ,will he tiken by M. Jules Ferry, the President of the Council' of Ministers: The above intelligence is regarded as a peaceful indication, and is considered to show.a desire on the part of the French Government to avert the threatened rupture withl China.:.. Nothing definite has; however, as yet transpired regard. ing the 'progress-of the' negotiations now taking place...

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MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

MELBOURNE. (FRO OUR OWN. CORRESPOONDEPT.). Wedneisy.y. A good.deal of excitement prevailed in the city .yesterday,, in consequence of the trial (if I mayuse the term) of the Rev. Charles' Strong; by the Pree byteriin Synod. M' . Strong, who as a popular minister of religion stands pro. eminent in tshe public regard, haa ten dered his resignation as pastor, of 'the Cpllins.atreot Scot's Church, but before, his resignation could be, considered by the congress, it became necessary. to enquire into certain charges which .had .he-n laid'against him of having acted directly and indirectly encourgedlcnr tain .doi'trines at variance witl -the tenets of the church. '..Theo pide~i?q against Mr.. Strong, 'thouigh receiving: that ''cnsideration, which of course must be demandedo fromi. then-Synod, has certainly not lowered Mr. Strong in the popular esteem, as evinced . by the eagerness maiifested to learn every detail of, the.. proceedings of the case. The matter has not yet finally lbeen dealt...

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Extensive Bank Robbery. MELBOURNE, WEDNESDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

Extensive. Bank Robbery. [BY ELEROTIt TELenRAPH.] (ryoxM own ow BHRESPONDle T.) , MELBOURNE, ' -:' WiDNESD.AY EV INoo A robbery of a most extenstve charactar was this morning. discovered to hbae ben' committed at"the Coon mercial Bank, 'between the time of closing.that stnablishment on Tuesday evening and opening, the premises to day. Fourteen bars of gold and a quantity of sovereigns, of the total valde of 66000 havo. bden abstracted from the hank coffers. The gold was brought down on Tuesday evening by Mr. Pinnock, manager of the Ballarat branch, and placed in the hank safe, on opening which this morning it was dis, covered that the gold and sovoreigns had been abstracted, and up to the prisentn'o clud hslabeen found to show in what manner or by whom the rob bery linh been effected. . The matter haa, as usual, been placed in the hands of the detectives, for a solution of the mystery . . • ' .., +.?r /'.?.+.' -

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 20 September 1883

Trade Notices. T. B. ABBOTT. & CO. C.HEMISTS, D R U G G I S T S, DENTISTS,: SALE AND MAFFR&A, IN THANKING the public for past favors and soliciting a coutinuance of .the,; support so liberally accorded him, begs to call attention to his Srs CIAIrrTIE, many of which (more parti cularly lis Chlorodyne, Antibilious Pills, and Odontalgine) have comannuded a large solo fortlhe lastfourteonor lifteenyears,and proved equal if not superior to all other preparations of the kind his OH.LORODYNE is pronounced by emi ent physicians and all who have used it, superior to any similar preparation. It speedily relieves in whatever organ and whatever cause, pain and produces a feeling of comfort and quietude not obtainable by other remnedies, allays irritation 'of the nervouso system, creates a calim refreshing sleep, and there are no bad; effects : It acts like ao charm in Diarrhceas, Dysentry, Colic,. Spasma Palpitation, and gives .alhost immediate relief in Brnolchitis, Astlund 'ho...

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