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A REPENTANT DRUNKARD. HIS RESOLUTION WAS A SURPRISE TO FRANCIS MURPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 14 March 1890
A REPENTAN' T DRUNKARD. Hs ItiSOLUTION( WAS A 5U5EISE Tpi YFIMtCIs At a bl ribboi eiteingthe other night.. A drunken man sat in the audience and" listoned with owlish gravity tothe remark.: The speaker vas telling of a fearful oc currenue alledged to have happened in a distant town-where such things always happen. "' ?And myi friend; said he, ' this poor wretch was so filled ?d. bsaturated with alcohol that he fairly breathed alcohol, and one night:,when he. tried to blow out a candle the flames set tbo alcohol fumes ifiro and the miserable sot was burned alive. , The drunken man rose to his feet and huskily demanded: -'Ish thaseho?' * It is most assuredly so, sir.' !Got er-hit-gout or book ?' SYes, right down here in front.' The horrible example walked uncertainly down.in front. The audience was on tip. toeso of expectancy. Here was another. brand plucked fro?tli bur'hing. *' Ible. oly sh'veari' said the inebriat 'that, sever, she longs I live will I-- c- will I ever.ilow out anoth...
A ROST FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
- n Ituit u..JI T ,:They wdee in the he4owei the other,day. and oheIlecaiidhe ,yellow hairihead on ,his: agIlcturat houldors,;aid ;ioatly lIltenedtc the mighty tick! tick I.tick l' of the big, clock . "'7 , we dalilnf?' heli whispered. , .!No .my, little daisy,' he answered as lhe hogged her alittl'cloeer II? ' can buy a clock for three shillifg. hichw:ll .run three days to this clock o r e picked oat.' ' Well be v eu eapp7 h sighed. 'Yes. wo weil itgured it right down fine, and I belevoe can livoon twelve eggs one pound of sugar fte mpounds of flour, and, one pound of butter.' !:' SAnd 'ou ill' bi?i k taccoint?' ?h?" wlh, oeea if I havo to'bPy;a aecondhand And will keep a coachman!o : on.) , ..' ?. .- . And-haveo plano - dI oam hiave some squore pillowo with ?shams on '' " " . t ...t." Yes;, my tulip-yea; we'll sham every darned thing from cellar to garret, hive the f?kt loor pointed blue,and-but let'go an? d leek at some secondhand furniture." `ETTLED KIS OWN.I CAE, TOO
Humour. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
Humour.: - Sremember how I enjoyd my first ea quke. It was just after, noon, on a bright Oober day. I was coig down Tkd ' t. "The only objeeth 'lmotlon anywhere' in ight in that thickly.bllt and populs qarter were a man in a buggy behind e and a street car wending slowly up the cros tret. Otherwise, all was solitude an a Sabath stillness. s I turned the corner, arounda farm hose, there was a great rattle and a jarp it ocurred to me tha here.wa antm i-n bt a fight in thatbhouse. efore I could turn and seek the door there cae a really terrific shock; the ground neeed to roll under me in wavsca, interrubted by a violent jogg lingup auddowoaand.ther was a hiry Iritdiig noise as of belckh jisco rbbingogetker. -fellupagainst tluframe house nid hurt my elbow. I kntw what it was now, and fro mere reportorial instinct-nothing else-.took t my watch and noted the time of day at tht smoment a thrill and still seveer shok eam, and eas I Teeled about on the pe net trying to keelp my footing I s a...
Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
- gedipesi If cream is thoroughly chilled before being whipped, it will froth mor lly Abreakfast disht ihat it itt deped is made by frying cold ihcken in pnes batter. Sando\eches of toasted breuadand sacdines and ohieert lmeioil.'foi's' a~ i, 1)tahlo Tonifist liio" irrteJ srandd ot thebfruit still on thoe stelh bete white of eggs ; I??hylot n asievokoiti mnutes to drain. Thenisroll ifr pulrtled sugar, a n sitaahitepaeaiplat itopi viloe draii, or a cool oven tb dry., Keep in, a cool place till? served. ::" Few people lisw. (hitFpineappleO in their natIve coualtrj ore pscrecdot6&lstafter. spellng they lare carefuly brolerm the corem In smallipieces h pilver for1 If thlq way;.is bnce tried no-ce wIltrakai in. jureo thietfIel flhveerLjt ctting series tlin gralus n£They;ehou'l 4scayo. e so grepared, both for tat l aid eaulni ia -aricicA EtitrrPeer a quait of tr ilong water, over iacupulof apioa and t it sthnd an hour. Lay.cut peaches or pples (fresh or ca?n?n?d.upon a uttred dish...
A NEW TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
trW. TLAENEW TALE' The end ao-the'orld had come at last o It happened in this way.. The electric light was everywhere .:soo the telephone. SAftecr .two cnturicse of conversation ad discuss.ion th wires were still overhn ? There had been an alarming aecident in the tunnel between '-verpool and New York. The survivors' hd been picked up as they floated to th urface by one of the inter national tunnelguard balloons and ,brought toLon. on L. " Oing to t nrteoraman taking the top of St. ?Paul's ror,tei Albert Memorial in -the dente fog, he dei??nded too low. and struck thc fall and croo, and the passengers fell out. They clungto t?e telephone wires, but, ouer.. teen of them hanging to one wire, it broke, and unfortunn el~ came into collison with an electric ligtit wire; this broke, too, . and cer.ced a dren'ii ore. "PFItnmes a thousand feet high instantly shot into the uie a;d rushed along over the entiire surface of Wires which, as the reader is aware by this time, enclosed the world in...
A Voice from the Street. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
A Voice from te street. •Br PEtEoat?Ie .?? CKLL The following appeared in Traralgan's bosr .paper in answer to .Pickles ode of the previouus Friday: .The editor eat'iu his sanctum dark, And seowled-at the fat lamp dim; -He was reading a lay of the JOUtNAL' hold, -By the light of the flick'ring glim. And heeowl'd, and he swore, as he read' theuwords That;foreboded great Morwellrs doom; Oh I Could I buhot collar.?earalgons hard, He should lie in the silent tlmb." But Traralgon laughed at hin empty wit, And splrned his scdffi an'wain, 'You've given me.plenty of jars," -ried "'Now take some of them back again." 'hbl the editor's?jet black brows were , knit, -And hiseyee shono like'coals of fire ; And eis "devil" mo?t wisely kept out of the war, -As. he marked:his aboies ire. As I mentioned behfre,an oath he swore, And these aru' smu words he said, "Oh Iceould'I but catch Traralgon's bard, I'd punch his blooming head. -Fer - thought I could sit in my dismal des, And?oseoat aseh'nelghboti...
THAT MICROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
STHAT MICROBE) It has long been the.'custom in seeking for the motive of a crime to oak, U Who is the womana?" A like practice. ts likely toe come into ;vogue regarding diease n'd the time cannot' be far off; Vhen wnedshall ask in that. connection; "What 1.4 thh:microbe?'! The micnobe ifot lateibs come into great promi., nence;aind microbel?unter 'have increiased proportionately. 'All the' Ills. that flesh is heir, to, appear to live a microbic origin. "The hlte'otloriiction of this incorrigible.mi. broheliinlbeen lby "a German selentit who has diucoVered tlibt-hlderic? is caused bythat indefatigialy i nd 'itdhleroaisly industrious thing of all work: It?lj humitiating to reflect that bahllness it" not duo'to over exertion 'o thek brain, but iso cased by the ravages of so insignificant an object as a microbe... Had it not been for this Shakespeare wouldnothave been bald! 'On, the' other hand, mnaiy.he~; obtain ? dignity and.' an -impressivenes through' baldness,7 that'; they ? would ...
Mirboo Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
.lirboe Racing Club. Trg YTinnar course on 'MnnTlay'lat'wa' again the scene dr activity. Ontthis occasion the Mirboo Club held their meeting 'there during the clearing of their own rourse. The meeting was a decided s?ccCre, the raclan ieeing gw?tirnod ?them.tterid;neo Inrg.?. The .hndic.pping in 'the prineilal crents was *rn ewhb t oit ?if lproprtion. ,TheJ 4tz.i\rv.ls and oflcer$.' nuni.ted by their ener getit scrretnry, Mir. W. Yountg, carried .oet the detaile of the in 'elin Int the satlslactioL ?ftall. -The following are the reoslt:- 'IhIA/NDICP )l' IStRIU'lT .IAClF: 'Of sore. For hnroes hnnallide pr?pet:pyf .renidents ,ithin25 n:utles of "?irbom North :: . eonl h prir'to races. .IThrct fltrterr of a mile. Mr A.A. Vary' h'm C(urriuna, ist 'i b (ttlemai) .l "ftr. . I:Keoghls b m lonanta, Ret '1h (!larigreavte) :2 Mr. F. Amictt br m MItsD Dtuitv.t.t MAIIDEN PLATE( 'Of'tT'or. One mile. tr.. G. Hall's b m Mystery 8;St lib (Rtberte) 1 Mr.'J. T6ttersoIjts hg "The Tiff it .1216 ... ......
WIT AND HUMOUR. GETTING THE WHOLE TRUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
WIT AND -NUMOUR. GETTING THE WHOLE TRUTH. Ex-jodle Davis ws always noted, while he was on the bench, for his pertime qestiou to witess. One day asuit wa tried before hin ai whie a steamship company wea re. quired to show case why it shouol aot pay the damage to certain goods which had been destroyt by the incontinent action of truck .horse; frighted, as it wu claimed, by the horribble and unearthly whistles of the steamship, which wa, about to depart from a pier. One of the witne-ses was Michael Sweeney, an Iriman, whowaspresent at the time of the accident. Stephen P. ash, the counsel for the plain tiff, asked Mr. Sweeney if his horne were frightened by the whistle of the boat.t SThey were not sor,'he answered. ' But whet kind of an ear have your horses, Mr. Sweeney ?' said Mr. Nash. 'They have good ears, sor,' he answered. 'Did you hear the whistle yorself.' 'I did, or.' . 'Bnt,'said Judge Davis, turning to the in nocent-lookinglIrihnman, 'what kindof. a track was it that yadrove, ...
Correspondence. We wish it, to be distintly enderstood that we do not necessarily uphold views expressed by our correspondents in our open columns. THE FRESH FOOD AND FROZEN STORAGE CO. TO THE EDITOR MORWELL ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
Csrrespmdene. Wse wish t,tU It dhlaut) slla cmte that nedo not a-leese l-?s el.ew. -ieseprlel r by our qt- emp.uk .sIunera cslu a.u. . THE FREBH-FdOD AND :FIidZEgR STOLRAGE CO. To TE .-IIITOR MonaWgLL Anavenaleuk. St.'--As a great number of the local reidente are interested in the Fresh Fond and Frozen Storage C,.'I beg leave through the melium of.ournolumna to draw their attention to the imlance sheet of the above compalny that has just heen issued bearing date February 2Wth. "Out of the capital actually called up, nay in round .numbers £P2,300, the directorate ;h.ae Oren fit according to the balance -heet to spend f600 in preliminary expeaae, sd4,4Uu.im. provements on a leasehold that expires in four years, and nearly n7000 in a plant which.ia.-rcted onmtle came le?eIhold, ut. that practically the wheleof the capital has been expended in plant, and the company is nos working without a shillingof our money. The whole of the working capital 'beiar' represented by bank ovecrlrtt £4:1...
Agricultural Shows. MORWELL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
Agritulturial Shows. :.MORUWEtL s110W.V i The :Mourwll ,:.Narracan, and Mirheoa .Agriailtural and Pastoral Society hold their fourth annual show, on - Thursday ,next. The details have'from twedk appiearcd in the eulumus of the ADVrinTIStV. and except that thu unusual flood of entries hid .fatr. tyeinttnimlcer pre+iuus eihlbition.s, natlisi' of imlp:rtanee rem tinc to rpnrt. 31r. .anles talrtoa, of I irt.n 4 hIrse .Baeznar, hiis aec.:ptd thale ioiiotn of single judge in clano C. nld the delpartment hare d. l ided to. iru ,speceihl trlains i uind.lr: --'o -st.rt -ro?i; Noi:h Mirbou at 10:43u .m."andt nrrive; at Morwell at I 1.4.i ttn.; dtepartin, again fr.cm alorwell at 6i;1 p.mi. ant arri'ntg n: 3lir ,co a.n hbtr later. To cinbiahep.jtasueers :living -on Thorpl:dle line to visit blorne.ll in .?27th taut, the following arrancgemenlt hove b en .ildle. .() .Passenig.ers .t. travel to Moe ?nta I Thurl?dale an.l initerme'di;ttea?tI ;tins ?y 8.50 up train. )(2) -TA spedial train to leave M...
Commercial. MELBURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
- Commerelal. MEIBBOUBNE MARKETI. Me: sI IDalgety and Company report: IPrimemutton, 421 10 to .'22; prime mixed, •420 to'420 JOs; good mixed, £20 to 420'16?; 'ordinary country consignments of mixed, '418 to £19 lOs;and itf in shipping order. up tto A91. :lots not ishippinger oeer :--Stat. 'ton, 419 419 10s; tins and oddlments. £14 to Ae19 per ton. Bheepskns.-Theo market is lbrisk. We quote:- Butchers green ox *.llmongers operating freely and 'supplies .coming forward In llhberal qntlties. We Ibare made large and satisfactory clearances. Butcher's green skins and pelts, 6s to 7a; ia few extra'to'7Tsd; do lamnbsins, 'to 44; :.yoag lambs, to 2s 9d; dry skins, 5s to 6s d; 'do crmosbreds, 141d to 6id; per lb; dry pelts, 6d to 4s eahb,-and;l2d to '3) pr lb heavies, up to 30s; medium, its to 18s; light '10s to 12s dd each; cow'hides, 2d; -kip, 2ld to ldper lb.; Victorian calfskin. id; do N.Z., superior, to 6jl .per lb.; Victorian salted hides, oidinary, 2id to Oid; do, heavy wesigts, 3d to...
Agricultural Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
---4e--- The larvest -of -the ,,itkiitniasts lirs comnmenceil anil vignernns are fiirintivtel speakiniiupo to tJlulek itn the ripo IInciOis' juice of the granp, wlichi is more pltniiftil than ever tills soason ha Victorian vine yards. The eafly reports frnm the .vine growing district, state that llia.~ild. ill be superior, both in npality anil quantity to previous yearsanine-o 'the tfavrable. ness df'tlhe -seson. 'The great nioisturo' of the spring and lle nniiusal dryness oof the autumn, two con:liions fatal to tlint' othelr prodacts when in cexcess as they ha ve ieen this oeansn reein tli -lnre . lieen .conducive'to a yidlil (f grapee whlich is at.'. the samet'ime'not't watorry biut'jnut lit . for wine-manking purpose. -Altogelher the vine-growing iinliiery. is yearly becoming n more iniportant fac or in' th buililing up-of -the material weallh of ihe colony. Speiking "'f vilticultnre, 'it may 'be imentionedt'that in France it'wunild seern to be going frau lhad to worse. Tite full...
An Old Offence. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
An 'Oldt Otenc. About October, 1887, a mild sensation was created by ;'the discovery of ran attemlit, by a numberoof indiviluals ito loot the Melbourne and 'subizlibeiillmnks. 'Accounts were.opened 'by menibers of the gang at warious 'bhaik, and, 'by the manipdttion df 'these accounts a?ni the paying in to each account of vrilnlesn cheques drawn an the other banks, it was expected'that ultimately the gang would he enabled to draw largely on these dummy cheques, asid.so defraud the hanks.:" lhe .design - was "seen through, the gang broken up, and three men coniicted. S'esterday momtiing, at thl'Prahmra Court, a young man named William Floy, ri!iae William Henry Ley, was placed in the, dock, charged with con spiring tri ilrand. Sdrgeant-ildtebtis?: Lovie Stated that he had been arrestced at .Wangaratta, -'Two of. the banks operatel upon were.at Armaahlo and: S8uth Yarra.. Though the warrant was issued in 1887, prisoner lia-r onl y just. been arrested. The case had 'been a very trouble...
Narrow Escape. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
.Narrow .Esaipe. Ahboy'natned .Toseh Plint, 14'years i !tge, whoh is ,employvel at the Prison GatoiHome, ?haIu it nrrow escape from aj terrible death yesterday morning.. 'lhe youngster was -"pilrently "endleavoring. to cross that thoronuhfore, near the in-: tersection rif 'Iiurke-street, ,when 'he' was struck'hy In approacling tram-car and dragged beneath the dilummy. .Th gripman -succeeded in bringing t'he car to a standstill in - remarkably short space f time, otherwise. the, lad must un'dodbtillyh hire been killed.' 'With the assistanesdf soeverai l bystand'ers and the 'police,'the!lad was 'extricated fromt his dangerous position and removed to the Melbourne Ho~pital.- Dr: 'Bobardt then ascertaineil that iflofough'both of the sulferer'sclegs were severely bruised, nolegs hallbeen'broken. 'He, however, wirafounld to be suffering.from internal injuries, a cut on the right hip, and' abrasions on :the body. He was ad mitted to the institution,
Concert at Yinnar. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
. Concert at TI'nnar. ;The concert andl halliheld at'Yinnnr in tho i. ldnhanics' Institute after the rices' on St Pntrifck's night proved an: iind6ubtnd success. In Tact, if tle ener gotic secretary institntos nnny more sneh movemdnts the builiing will soonbo free. of debt. All tel singers ,acquiftted themselros moro than credlitably, and satisfied a good tempered anuience. The ball nfllowin?was' a ngo wtiil up to a merry evening;,
THE MAFFRA SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
TIOE MAFFRA 81HOW. Thc annual show, held under thonusplecs of the IMaffra Society came ofnyceterday. The weather ws-f ine, though, cloudy. The attendance was excellent, and the entries were quite as largl e n at previousn show?. Mr. C. E.'Batecs'a'usual took frst priZos for pigs, andtalco- ceein the grain claus
HAMLET LEFT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 21 March 1890
IIO.tAMLT Lt?U" OUT. oneso, who i abhent-wmindedoeo itselfl, n tered a shoe tore the other daiy and asked the attendant to 'measure his son' ard heir for a, pair of bahnoorals. , : ,.. "But where is he, air?" asked the ?n. "Why, drat the . boy "'. elaima ,Jone, waing up and glaacing round;. 't Ia?vev one and left him t• om++., , &lt;' s . r