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THE WIDE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
FIHE WIDE WORLD. Something like the incideit in Caste wherein the young 3ffieer returns as though nothing had happened, to the wife who is mourning him as dead, has been enacted in real life in Paris. The" Daily New"'! states that a man fell down in a fit in the Rue Ravez, and before he could be takento a hos pital he expired. " The bodywas identified as that of a newsagent named Peyraulie, carry. ing on bubineess in the Rue Sanche des Pom miers, and it was forthwith taken to the address indicated. Madame Peyraolie, who was much afflicted when she heard that her husband was dead, identified the body and had it taken upstairs to a bedroom and deposited on a bed. The poor widow, as she supposed herself to be, lighted some candles, after the fashion in Roman Catholic countries, and placed them round the bed. Slie then remained for some time in prayer aver the body. Soon after she went downstairs, however, ehe was thunderstruck to see her husband walk in in good health and spirits. Ileb...
About Names. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
About Names. o0 " What's in a namo I" asked Juliet. If that young lady had been a practical eardener, instead of merely sitting on that balcony overlooking the garden fooling about with young Romeo; or if she had (as many girls do) carried on flirta, on with the gardener, she ought to have learned that there is a good deal in a name. Confuston is caused by two or three varieties of fruits having the sanRe name. The interesting fruit exhibition a tha Melbourne Exhibition Unilding is going to change all this. Going to codify fruits names. Russia still has many odd and curious marriago customs. One is for the bride and bridegroom to race rapidly down tht aisle as soon as the bridal processioa enters the church, because of the belief that whichever places a foot first on the cloth in front of the altar will be master' in the household.
The Matable Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
The Matabele Campaign. ----e--.. Mr Labouchere writes as follows re the Mlatabele campaign : ty opinion is absolutely independent. It isr-. That the war was forcedon Lobengula by the company because it could only stave off ruin by the seizore of Mateboleland. 2. That Iatebeleland is worthless, in the sense that the cost of administration must for many a year exceed income un less mininm gold in paying amounts can be found; and this has not been found. 3. That the war was waged in a fashion dis grseeofl to civilisation. 4. Thatanyone who either relieves the promoters of the company of the one million shares that they have pre. sented to themselves, or lends the company money by taking its debentures, is one of those persons to whom the proverb applies that "A fool and his money soon part," the present indebtedness of the com pany now exceeding any reasonable estimate of its assets. 5. That when any persons have gained millions from British investors by means of puffs the value of a c...
Our Band. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
Our Band. THERE was quite a rally at the ban4' practice on Tuesday night, and the hearts qI those who have taken such a deep interest in the welfare and progress of the band, were gladdened by seeing quite a number of candidates, offeripg to. beconre playing nlerphers. \Ve under stand that those whq have consented' to, join, are quite a capable lot, and soon, we may Expect a 'full blast from out. band. Messrs, A. McLeod, PR Bid strup, J. C. Davis, and J. W. Bidstrup, wpr present, and, as old supporters of the band, were extremely pleased, at the. turn, events had taken. A suggestion was. thowyq put thrt thgre. shoul4 be honorary nmembers int connection, with the band, as well as playing members, and" while. donations, to. any amount would be thankfully accepted, it is proposed fog. the, present that honorary mpnibprs should. pay' s. a month, the. rnoney thus raised is to be spent in, the. purchase.of, music, &c. It is tobe hoped, that a large. nufnber of the public, will joi...
The Religious Question. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
The Religious Question, In times whore the proportion of.non church-goers to church-goers is rapidly expanding, one easily appreciates the reason for an inquiry which has recently been held in the city of Leeds. The local association of Non-conformist ministers sought information as to the religious habits-or the lack of them--of 50,000 families, 10,000 of whom declared they "went nowhere." A series of ques tions appears to have been asked, and the " Westminster Gazette" repro duces some of the answers. They are decidedly interesting. Just such in fact as might have been expected just su-ch as would probably be- given if the same questions were put in the City of Melbourne. Here are a few of the reasons offered by paterfamilias for abstaining from public worship.: 1. "Thinks he wants fresh air, aud'gets it on Sundays." 2. "Too tired to get out on Sundays." 3. " Those who go are no better than they ought to be." 4. "What particular church are you cona nected with"-" Co-operative stor...
LIGHT ! LIGHT ! LIGHT! To the Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
LIGI-T I LIGHTI LIGHTI Tb tk .Editor.ofthe Broadford Courier. Srt,-Kindly allow, me, through the. medium of your journal, to point out a great draw.bapk to cur township, that is, the absence of any light in the streets at night time. I refer more particularly, of course, to High street, which, on account of its width, and formation requires some light to enable people on a dark night to see where they are going. As kerosene is very cheap at the present time, it would not cost much to. light half.a-dozen lamps or so, which would be a great improvement on the. existing order of things. It seems to be the principal aim of all institutions and private persons to keep abreast of the times, and be up to date in everything; but this cannot be said of the local Council nor residents. otherwise some. steps would have been taken to remedy this defect. However, I think the. presence of a few bright lights would help materially to relieve the prevailing darkness, and also go a long way to take ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
Notices. J. S. BROWN, Financial, Insurance, and General Commission Agent. FARM AND OTHER PROPER. TIES LET OR SOLD. Money for Investment in any S" um from 6 per cent. Charges Moderate, and all Business Strictly Confidential and Carefully and Promptly Attended to. Agent for Australian Widows' Fund Life Assurance Co., and South Aus ralian Fire Insurance Co. Temporary Address- pOFFEE PALACE, BROADFORD. Shire of Broadfordl. TO CONTRACTORS. SEPARATE Tenders, Sealed and Ad. dressed to the President, will be re ceived until One o'clock p.m., on MON DAY, the 16th day of APRIL', 894, for the ,xecution of the following ivorks, viz.:- Contrac No6. i53:-Formation, draniing &c., on Fitzgerald's Road, Strath Creek. Contract No. 154--Clearing and draining Yea road east of Tyaak. Contract No. 155 -?Fencing Murchison's Hill. Contract No. i56: Fencing Sheoak Hill. Full particulars to be obtained at the Pffice of the Coincil on and after Monday, ýbe 9th April inst. ........ e •th "R.i FENNELLY,...
AGRICULTURAL. Shelter Belts. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
AGRICULTURAL. Shelter Belts. Where a grower has'only an acre or eo of orchard or garden, hbe cannot with advantage plant a belt ofsugargums around it,.Lecausa the roots of the treesmust have liberty to range in search of food and moisture. For such a mall area the best shelter belt would be Tamn urix galli or else olives. Laud is cheap and plentiful, and shelter is urgently neeled where ever the orchard, vineyard, or garden is ex pcsed to strong winds. The trees used should be in at least three rows, and quite 100ft. away from the nearest fruit trees, vines, or vegetables. In most places the asugr gum thrives well and produees aluble timber. At frst the trees should he planted Eft. apart, and when they hrse grown up to a good height each alternate treo should be removed. Olives will thrive in many places, and these trees will grow more qnuicily if judiciouslyproned. Grafted trees, or those raised by cuttings from good sorts should be planted.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
- -- Advertisements.. !' KJiATING'S LOZENGES." - A Simple Fact 'shout ' KEATINGS COUGH LOZENGES. Ask lthr.,onubo hlie world1;in any country that e.it he nnmedI, yo~ will find themt Iri'o.y3 soldl. There is absolotely no rimeIdy that is so speedy is giving relief, si cer;t n to ewre, and yet tioe most delicate can take them.l - ' . A TERIIIBLE COUGHI." ,I -, Commnercial Road, Peckham, July !12 " Dear Sir,-I am a poor It old at exsS -i. ing my feelings, but I should like to thank you. " Yourlozenges have done wonders in renting my-'"teirible cough. Silhe I had thed operation of' Tracheotomy' (the same as the lat: Emperor of Germnty, notL ounlike him; thank God, I am still alive) performed at'St. 13arth'olomnew's Hospital, no one could possibly have had a msore violent cough ;it was so bad at times that it quite exhausted ne. The mucus,n which was very ropirtts and hard, has been softened, and I have been able to get rid of it without ditticulty.--i am, .i, yours truly. J. HILL." SUTTE...
A Silage Crop. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
A Silage Crop. The cow has been aptly described . an ani mated contrivance for manufacturing fodder into milk. It is a fact that milk cannot be pro duced without food, and that the quantity and quality of the milk made depends upon the quality and quantity of the food given to the cow. Give her poor food in small quantity, and she can only make a small quantity o poor milk. For this reason evert owner of eows ought to grow r1op0 of nutritoua fodder to he put down as slioge for giving to the cows when the grass begins tb get dry. A mixture of any kind of cereal with vetches or peas will make excellent silage. The greater the mixture of nutritious fodders that can be got to flower at the one time, the better will the cows like the silage, and the better, too, for the milk and for the health of the cows. Any green sluff that cows will eat can be made into silege, but It will not be made any better for food supply by putting it in a pit or stack. The moot on trious gra.ses and herbs mak...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL RESTORATIVE. CLE3MENTS TONIC RESTORES, VIGOUR, HEALTH AND VITALITY OF YOUTH. CURES WEAKNESS, LASSITUDE, DEBILITY, INDIGESTION, pROMPTLY AND PERMLANENTLY. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS, Mrs. Mary Ann Williams, Sunbury, who writes -I have suffered for some time from general debility owing to a sluggish liver, at least that is what I was informed I was suffer. ing from. I tried various remedies without receiving any benefit. I have given Clements Tonic a trial, and I am happy to say that it has done more good than all the medicines I have ever tried before. I am only too nappy to add my testimony to the number you have already received. In fact I dent believe there is anything equal O Clements Tonic for an affection of the liver or indigestion. I have proved its virtues, and can speak conscieq tiously as to its curative properties.-Yours gratefully, M.. A- Williams, Royal Hotel, Sunhury, Victorias S.......... Notices- .. . Mon4ay Evening, 16th April. DISOT0LYINQ VIEWS. AN e...
Making Ensilage. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
Making Ensilage. -0- The temperature for sour or pit ensilage should be allowedto rise to 0Odeg. Fah.. and never higher than 10Odeg. Fah. Keep on htlling and treading or rolling the ailago until the pit is filled. If boards can be fitted to the tonp, till up above thepit as high as possible. Gilage sinks to aboutone-third of its height. Maniz and eorghum fodder should always be chatted intothe pit, and when filled, at least 25,Ilb. to the superficial foot shnuld be put on. ISweet silage should be stacked about 8ft. or 10ft. high, thenletthe temperature rise to 13Ode~. Feb., and not higher than 140deg. Feb., ase It will become black, then pack on loft. more, and let the temperature of the second lot rise as b.fore. Continue to pile on the fodder until the stack is quite high enough. It will mink down under pressure to about one-third of the height of the stuff when first stacked. Three layers of 10ft, each would ultimately make a stack of 12ft. high.
Rearing and Fattening Ducks. REARING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
t Rearirg and Fattening Ducks, th ---e em nEarnto. loearing ducklings is one of the simplest pro ol cesses in connection with poultry-keeping, for, ans a rule, when they arne once hatched they will thrive amain wiltout any special career atten u tion. Duckt.igs 1need no brooding, anod, in fact, eg are tar better without it. After they are pro 1t perly dry they should be placed in a abhd for a at day or two, and fed on chopped egg moixed with bread crumbs, and moistened with milk, varied with boiled rice. Often when so treated they will almost be seen to grow, but no attempt should be made to force them to eat until they ore eighteen hcurs old. The egg food may be continued until they are a week old, if the weather is stall unfavorable,butin warmseaansmar ceaee at the fif:h day. After that such fo;das Spratts meal, oatmeal, rice, Indian meal nod harley meal may be given, with as much variation as possible for the first four or five weel;s. The object is to grow the frame on which to ...
Dosing Infants [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
Dosing Infants A striking instance of the reckless practice of dosing infant children with opiates has been brought to light by proceedings before Dr Craddock, the Coroner of Pill, near Bristol. The inquiry was into the cause of death of Mary Ann Endicott, an illegitimatechild,four years old, who since a few days after her birth had been in the care of a woman named lotcher ; an allow ance being made for this service of four shillings, and subsequently three shillings a week. Mrs Butcher, with some reluctance, con fessed that, in order to save herself and her husband from annoyance. she had been in the habit of giving her little charge laudanum to "keep it quiet" everyday. She began with "one drop," which the Coroner observed was sufficient to kill a child of ten days old, and as the doses lost their power on repetition she had gone on till little Mary Ann Endicott was actually taking ten drops a day. One Saturasy the child was observed by this persistent dragger-it is her own accou...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
Beneral N'ews. A mutiny of a serious character has occurred among the men of the Second Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment, stationed at Belfast. The outbreak was intended as a protest against the numerous parades to which the men were subjected. A pumber of soldiers have been arrested. Soldiers in these enlight, ened times will not be bound down by old-time practices, Quite sight, they want some frentgni as Well as any other set of pqople,. •Ministers d4 not appear inclined to be moved by the urgent appeal of a large section of the public , tht Parliament should be called together at an early date to consider the important legislation awaiting sanction. Early in February Parliament was prorogued until the 27th of the present month, the shortness of the period being in accordance with the usual practice, the object being to enable the Governor to convoke Paritament at short notice should any urgent necessity arise. Ministers say they fail to see any urgent pecessity in the presen...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
WIT AN) HUMOUR. Does anybodydeny that the clergy are inemersofl the suplics popolation? New Father: What's the baby crying for" Mother: ' Because I told him he Slooked like you."; SWhat trees are hose which, when fire is f appeidto them, as exactly what they were Sbefore'--Aahes Tramp : "Aladas I was not alwaysthus." I Madam : "No: it !as your other arm you a had i a sling this eroming." Agnes : "Well, I want a husband who is s easily pleased." Mland : "IDon't worry, dear; that's the hinr.you'll get." Speaking o of coideoes, it is worthy of Srem.ark, that kiss,miss and bliss rhyme fe licitously. i SBirds of a feat would better flock out of reach of the boant maker. It is the restanant keeper who conducts business on a hand to.mouth basis. What is that wheh every man can divide, but no one can see bhere it has been dividedP -Water. Whose best workoare most trampled on' A shoemaker's, becatoe good shoes last longer than bad ones. I Why is a sheet of postage stamps like distant relatio...
The Deadly Lockjaw. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
The Deadly Lockjaw. Ternouos the discovery of the bacillus of lockjaw it is now possible to cure persons esvffering from that commonly fatal disease. The bacillus is in the shape of a drumstick, and contains deadly poison. It is found everywhere in the surface soil of streets and fields, and every time a foreign substance enters the hodly lockjaw is highly possible. Of course a vitiated system is more likely to become a prey to the ravages of the destroy. ing microbe than one full of vigour and fine physical action. Not only lockjaw, but almost all diseases that afflict man, can be avoided by keeping the internal canals of the anatomy clean and wholesome. Aceumula. t ons of refuse and effete matter makes places of ambush for the destroying enemies. By keeping the liver and kidneys in a condition fit for performing their functions, and free from unnecessary work, a momentun is given to the whole body, which enables it to throw off the bacilli and escape disease. Warner's Safe Cures f...
Commercial. LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 13 April 1894
Commercial, o: LIVE STOCK REPORT, Fat Sheep.-21,500 yarded. There was a fair demand for beet trade lotse, which were sparingly represented at about late quota. tions. The general tone of the market, however, was inactive, prices, shoewing ,a a.nd.noay .Obeyrc.wE"Aaya;spee ItU y mfor middinog and inferior descriptions, of which the bulk of the supply consisted. Prime crossbred wethers from 10e Cd to lie Cd; extra prime do, do, from 12s 3d to 13s; prime crossbred ewes, from 8s ?d to 10s 6d, a few extra to le 4d ; prime merino wethera from Os to 0s 3,d, a few at lis ; good do, do, from 7s to 8s; middling do, do, from 5s; best merino ewes, from 5as d to 7 6dd; others from Sa. .Fat Lambs.-4,O00 were penned, The demand was without animation, with a weaker tendency, but no material alteration in values can be quoted. Prime sold at from Is q d to Ge, a few to 10s 6d good sold at from Ce to Ts ; middling do, do, from 4s to 8e Cd. ]at Cattle.-1,820 yarded, comprising 250 from New South Wales,...