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MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
It.LBOUlItE . MARKETS. FrA SuErp.-'The suppll y tia not quite so h|eavy atn lst week, 2i,o11O0 lhaing been 'carded. Altlongh then ool elhnge roused a. better trade dematnd, yet buyers were not disloedl to operate beyond timediate rqlliremlllet. Irtlllne merino oecthers were in lilmert rr lest. The gllneral ol tn of the iltarket, however, sholned ino tiendency to im*t lproelmlet, Ihrvy crorsblred wethere, all desceriptions ol'ewes and indifllrent sorts oet a dragging sale at quotations. Lots sultable for graziers were in imprlllloved re quest. Prime erosshrrd wethers Irolt 10s to lia id ; a few extra trum 12s to tI5 lid; prime crolshred ewes from Hs to ls l(id; prime merilo wethers from ie (i I to !ld , a elh fromt 10 to lUs lid ; good, from is 6d to n ; middling and itertir, frorm 55; prime tmrtioll e we, fronl en to l lid ; olthel, :Is. FAT LAst?s.--,ll,0) were pennled. Best descriptiions realised filly lato rated, while other sorts were il slack reqlest, but no alteretion in value...
SUMMER SALADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
SUMiMER SALADS. I'7'11 E hot weather salads nod their nceonl s 'I:tpayiig dres-sing are at otnce a moct :apetising andl ?alItary form of food. The se:'etables do not look very tempting in their dry and witlhered condition in the grecngrocet,' sholls, but the good housoewife willbear in mind tlhat there are means of restoring freshness tohe limp and drooping leaves which have undergon tihe journey to town in the sunny hours of early morning. Few things batll cr realy care anrl delicate lhandling it:an the lettuce. To send itto table crisp, dry, and juicy is the aiim of the exluor ience.d cook. The ideal lettuce ~:dad is cRmio-ed of the Iear_? oily : theouter !eaves being rejectcd or reserved for-tewing. tout though we Eniglieh rely mainly upon the letlueo for our selads, there is a largo variety of other vegcltables a:ailabhle for this lpurpose. Cau:lillower, fior instanlce, is excel lent if carefully prepare,. Tihe lower partl of it onl, i; usedl. h'llis is divided ilto ,imall iie?....
The Seymour Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
:o0: lTun annual meetilng of the above club was held yesterday at the Seymour Race Course, in the presence of a lrge and fashionable gathering The wrather, though somnewhat threatening at times., was fairly good, and helped to assure the success of the afternoon. .Mr J. O'Connor filled the position of judee to the satisfaction of all. Mr. Gregson, as starter. succeeded in getting his horses away oni r ry even terms, while Mr. T. Guild, as clerk of scales, and IMr P. Darcy, as clerk of coure, were, together with the stewards, ssidtuous in their efforts to make the meeting an unqualified success. .Mr. W. H. Tristan, the honorary secretary, was unavoidably absent, owing to the pros trating influence of an attack of in fluenza, but his position was ably and satisfactorily filled by Mr. E. Stephens. Each and all of the events were the objects of intense interest, and were closely contested in every instance. Betting was brisk, but the results were described as "exceedingly good for the b...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
A housewife took her Irish maid to task the other day for eatelcs-o,.s and forget fnlnev. " Why is it, Maggio, ;aid she, " that you -;tp on making the same mlitakles over and everaain Why do you not try and reimember what I tell you V' "-Sure, mulm," was the frank reply, " I can't be afther aggravantin' me moind this I ot weather." .fJdge (to prisoner): "'You are chariged -i , having, -eriousiv injured :?,or wife by -- 'ouiIg her in a fohlio: bet. What have .v: to say Ifr youlrelt o? l'ri'"l'er---".Y'our it nour, I wi.shed to net if it was possible to ahot her up."
Kilmore Agricultural Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
Kihntore Agricultural Show. THE annual show in connection with the Kiltnore Agricultural and Pasto al So. ciety, which was hald in the Shov grounds on Thursday last, may be classed as one of the most successful held for some years past. The day was beautifully fine, a cool southerly breeze tempering the rays of the sun, and ren dering the daya most pleasant one for the Show. The grounds were tn excel lent order, the rich green sward of grasm affording every possible comfort to the visitors. The attendance was about equal to previous years, but the takings at tthe gates showed an increase of about .7 over last year's. This may be ac counted for by the fact of closer super vision being exercised over the admission of people at the gates. For the first time in the history of the society, we be lieve;, not a singW'repiedeietatile ?T Parliament was present, a. circumstance which the President particularly referred to at luncheon as not an unmixed bless ing. Amongst the visitors, however,...
A MEMORABLE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
A MEMORABLE MATCH. KNT easily to i- forgotten by tho-e who were fortunate enough to witttess it. wiat the mtnmorable. and exciting match on thile .tth March, 1709, a Newmarket etbetween Sir Harry Vane Tempest's Hambletonian, S-t. ,::Ib., and Mr. Cookona's Diamond. Ost., tnim over the Beacon Course (.1 miles I furlong IttS yalds) for three thousand guineas. As coon ios the match was made the know ing onte nere content to lay slight odds on the Yorkshiremlan (H..-,bletonian), who was to be ridden by Buckie, lI)sinnls Fitzpatrick having tile mInollun on D)iatlond, eo that nothing was wanting on tthe score of jockey s.hip. At, length the eventful day arrived, natl -tNewmlarket became thronged w sih visitors fronllt , parts to witne.-s this great t tuine :atrutgle for superiority over this severe cBetting \was failt and furious, the '" tvke" :cmaiting favourite to the enal, the ?otk •hiremen tlhemselves feeling very e tdliricnt int their tmlntpion. A dlcplerate race wls begunl and cnt in...
DRAUGHT STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
DRAUGHT STOCK. There was a further decline in the s'allion sectioa, in this class, only one beini shown, that beoig a gelding of Mr Sermour's. Three excellent brood mares were shown, I. Sey mour taking first and C. Maher second. Dry mares made a splendid show, tI enter. ing the ring, S. R. Moore taking first with a Ifine Clydesdale. Fillies were sparsely re prerenterd, also farm horses, but draught geldings were numerous.
THOROUGHBREDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
THOROUGHBREDS. There were over 50 entries in this class, some very good animals being shown. In the aged stallions, D1. Ryan and P. Fitz. patrick were the most successful, with Vegetarian and Propensity, and in the younger sections M.. Nui.an, D. Ryan, and C. Maher took the leading prizes. IErood and dry mares were largely shown, the qluality of the animals being excellent. D). Ryan took most of the prizes, also for fillies and yearlings.
THE DRAMA OF THE YEAR. CRITICS AND THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
CIilTICS ANtI TIll; I'UCLI1C. We nare non enlnl"&lt; to reviw. the lheitl i eisneaoon, which i inst over. Although l - la istiics arie itblishrl , it. ji i u milttl il lhae been a lN.otn .. ?o Ill: tie- ltvle teen living tfrol haiid Ito nuiiui. mid nol single pllll Inl hi ient -. .?t.nliono i"l .nlOC. ftil. lThis h i-,?-;iuonhi i- t.ii-l:oly ItiriLuthdI to lthe iniluelilto, the " thilllht nilll llly, coinhidil are t1-0. i n ..T Ell, Reign of Te lilr, li dii t is :ra I.'t l! l,/.;ull ir facl t flit i l , ,i-o , -ick -,1 ,,Ie i'r tr te w'orrisl in pi blic . : t . . l ,.: thln coritic lo teill l i, tl: t : it to sIely l:p,-'"i.e cat: L e o..l ;e lier' dIl am , ihe tli : ,al :i , hl t..-tU of tiltI nIntiLy, whli plel C.h i.:c i't ll Ynviety Shn W and bn:ot lh th l oi f li?e nIltlllltl finn", Alt .-uitlil o o thi- n nttam' ii cc? tnaitlly :hti,:yin th a - . ,i n-ill ', . Pite: i, Mr. t irul'U , a:l 31:. .lha . ltly. r. I'iCilt t,)i;, Iltn I t i itr? , which \ii. .\r'w. hi,-amli i...
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1892. The Dixson Will Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
AND REEDY CREEK TIMEJS. t PUBLISHED EV RY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, DECEMIBER a, 1892. The Dixson Will Case. IF THE ghost of DixsoN (deceased) has been hovering over the tight that has been going on over his proeperty, in the Supreme Cour;, he will not have felt very proud of his attempt to keep his money from his legitimate heirs. Neither will lie be proud at hearing the history of his own life related by that unhappy lady who had the ,misfortune to be his wife. The upshot of the whole atbair constitutes one of the finest jokes that has been enacted in the courts for a long time past. Here is a man who :mnaged to atlass' a fortune of some £40,000 in spite of his drunken habits, a fact that says much for the virtues of the ' fragrant weed" in which he dealt. the disposal of which after his deantl appears to have giveh him a great deal of trouble during the later years of his life. Having arranged that his widow and children should receive £9000, he left the residue, about £30,000, to the Melb...
Sale of Township Allotments. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
~ilec of Tl'own.llip Allotmncts. ---:o:-- Os Tuesday morning a sale of Crown allotments situate in the township of iroadford were submitted to auction by M1essrs. Walider, liarte and Wallder. Of a total of 21 lots, six were withdrawn by petition from the inhabitants of the township on the ground that the sale of these-l.ots. 14 to 9g, and situate be tween Gavan-street and Sunday Creek would curtail the Town Common to the injury of local interests. As the demand was principally on the allotments with drawn, the competition was scmewhat slight. The only lot which excited in. terest was the last offered which, starting at C2 per acre, rose to L11, by rises of sixpence. The following were the -buyers:- -- . - FRONTING WHITE STIrEET. Lot. i. Area38 1-top., allotment r. see tioa 14. Upset price L4.-J. 11. Judge, L3 los. FkONTING GAVA. srrT I.ot 2. Area 38 t-lop, allotment 2, sec tion 14. Upset L4.-T. ItHardy, L4. Lot 3. Area 38 I-top. allltmeut 3, sec tion 14. Upset L4.-- . Ilardy. L4. Lo...
Under the Verandah. THE DEPRESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
TIIE DEPRESSION. Evexv trade suiiers in a period of de pression, it seems, excepting that of the bo bkmaker. B]d times have the ell'.ct of increasing rather than dimui nishing the gambling spirit of the community, anl Ikey Moses and the rest. of thl fraternity gather in the sh,.l:els. It is alteged by those who chould know that never at any previous Ieriod of the col ny's history was the betting mania so rife as now, and 1not mierely are the cormorant "consulta rions" kept booni:ng, but, every Itrile lace o:eetinlg hltlps to sustain the insane gname. The spirit of retrenchntent affl.cts eve y nmart save the gambling booth. Even the doctors are calling out. People cannot afford to be ill, or, which amounts to the samte thing from the medical ottndpoint, cannot afford to cherish fancied arlmen's. The iuxury of hypoelondriasis has to go with th ot.lher luxuries, and the ledicos who usually collltlltand the largest plactices find themlselves among Ite untcmlloyed. I wonder if the hard t...
Cricket. BROADFORD V. TALLAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
Cricket. - :o: BROADFORD V. TALLAROOK. NOTW\rITHSTANDING that three of the team chosen to journey to Tallarook on Satur d y last failed to apprise the secretary of their intended absence, a full team mustered on the ground, and if the " sab." did not sake runs, they certainly deserve credit for the manner in which they fielded. The game commenced at 2.30 p.m., Winnell cap. taining Tallarook and 1aeoDaugall the visitors. Broadford were the first to bat and put together the respectable total of 131 runs before being disposed of. Tallarook then took the wickets and responded with a total of 65 runs, and this being more than 0O runs below the score of the Broalford team they decided to follow on, and in their second innings had eulopiled 32 runs for the loss of four wickets when time was called. Ap tended are the scores : BROADFORD. Trezise, a Kennedy, b Murphy 40 J. lloban, c Dixon, b Winuett 3, T. Shepparl, run out.. .. 2 U. Sheppard, play'd on, b Murphy 12 MalDougall, b Winnell .. 0 ...
THE GOVERNOR IN GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
THEl GOVIERNOR IN GIIPPSLAND. Thiey don't see a r al live Governor in t;tplisland every day, and at all the it,,'iss ian villages encmuntered during i.ord Iolet;ouln's recent cross-country ride, great wac the excitement mani fested among the' crowds that collected. "Which is him? 1Wich is himT 1' was asked by everybody of everybody else; bulit ilhet one who lh.lpp:p:ed to know, pointed out a ycutg man with no coat on, wear u:., a c.l.red shirt, liteeches, I,otS itiI a brnad-brinlied fl.It hat, his h,,se, like himself, covered with dtut, they were told to go to a tw:m place. Shrewd Gippslatders were not to Ie taken in byrot of that sort. The Albertotians dripped down to tlie situation, however, before his excellency reached their district, and the whole of the shire councillors sallied tfoth in their shirt sleeves to do him honor. They were true courtiers. Sotie of these gentlemen hald previously despatcled a teleramttt to the Governor, I inviting him to a fishing party on Sunday, bu...
The Labor Question. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
T'le Labor Question. TuiE retiring secretary of the Pastora. list's Associatior., Mr. Edmund Mit. chell, who delivered an addre-s on the 23.d inst, at the Atheuneum Hall, on tlhe labor question in Australia, was says the 4g9, much in the position of the sower who " went forth to sow " and whose seed "fell among theorn." which " grew up and choked it." Members of trades unions crowded the building, and made the audible enuncia tion of his remarks a matter of extreme vocal effirt. The address was thlus rende ed comparatively ineffective, and Mr. Mitchell himself was subjected to offensive innuendoes and opprobrious j ers. When he had concluded his lecture, Mr. J. hancock aceused him of ,ot having said a swod which would luuing capital and labor together and i of "jumping on labor when it was down.'" Amidst roars of lauhtter he moved to the effect that M r. Mitchell's residenlce in Victoria had been disas trous to the colony, ad Ilhat tihe nmeet ing hoped when lie left these shaures he...
Small Corn Crops. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
Sojaell Corln CO'Ops. Poor crops of almost anything else may be laid ci! upon the season or some other excuse; but a poor corn crop means poverty of soil and poor cultivation, or both combined. Land cannot be too rich for corn, as it may for almost any other grain. It canrot be too thoroughly tilled. Knowing ilis the poor corn crop is all through the opo0n a tarding reproach to the careless, khiftices farmer. Sometimes the careless. news begins even with the seed. I! that is poor nothing after can be done to remedy the leteci. Mistress: "Mercy on me, what a kitchen I Isvcry pot, pan, and dish is dirty, the table looks like a junk shop, and-why at will take you a week to get thinge cleaned up What have you been doing ?" Servant " Sure, mum, the yon+g leddiel has just been down here showin& me how they roast a potato at the cooking ohouol."
ART. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 2 December 1892
ART. Mr. R. G. Johnson, the well-kr.own archi tect of Melbourne, was the judge for the drawing, andin giving the prize to .liss Je.sie lBoyd, showed his judgment ; the sub ject was a dog's head, and was cleverly exe. cuted, showing considerable aptitude on the part of the young lady. Unfortunately there was no prize for oil and water colors, other. wisea painting in oil by Mr. A. E. Ward ' In the Time of BIlossom," taken from'near \, hittlesea. would have held its own, even in a, artist's exhibition. Several local views, t;ken and exbtbited by Mr. G. B. Good, in the bromide and cyanotype processes of photography, attracted a large share of at. ter.tion. Two views of Iilmore ware shown, oe being reproduced from a copy taken in 1656, and the other showing the town in 1092. These are amongst the latest styles in photography, and as an amateur Mr. Go.od's views are really creditable. Several other drawings, and educational exhibits completed an interesting collection. The following is a...