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Daring Attempt to Rob a Bank. A WOMAN SHOT DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
ssar'iig' .Atte,-:pjst t Rob s - A WOMAN SHOT DEAD. One f he st din rttl iepts to rob a bank that we havea had oe.asion.to cliioniclh, iic'ured yist'.d?d3ay forenoon in the citdy:of Colling?s:id,' and the mnost deplorable ev'int' iii connection 'with" it: was t!ie dcth of an itinoceit anid iindfen-' si'o robisi' iinder .the ihcust dlist3rsin? circuiiistanices.'The Coiiihiercial Bandk, as is telf kiiiwn; l:as a brinichl establiliiineni in' Siiiith'tstrdt;-but tlhe exteiisiuidn ofthat suburb has bmeeu so rapid, and the pop!i?-'l tiou in its most outlying parts has increased to such an extent, that" Smith-street is regarded as inconveriient by .those who reside in the outskirti, ndid arid .oblided to have recourse to that busy th'irouighlfar forthofi troausitibn of" banking business. Regarding the matter in that light, soiime of the customers of thobCommniercial Bank complained of :the 'iiercinoenience they wiere pit t~i b having to walk coiisider?iblue distances to the'-liranch establ...
Commercial. LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
.LOCAL 2JARI-ETS t (:. L. i Deero r~ipoits price " z~a'r t1 S~1I i . rrr:?ý b :lulgHr Sd1 *1 -~l. I_ *I ~ r /s DflOJe s-pt r poir; Currý' 4stl s -rair Xaugh iukuir-ti Id t" !d. wpider id to i ?Yd. M I"e3J'i 3klI F 1 liW ar I~dCL e Oppurul l rn '-'z l~d iL'ýa a U·i io-3s t;'3 83 *Q~r J.'E. "H unit irr aild Cu~. re- Prun elif~ ~ f 'r s_?: itci I print butter . '"r"= 1 l1, l g _ hid1 hitec, d. to pe3 r Ib..ptig 3d to1,d sucrkg ysLs to 10z per pnir: fowls, i to :ie: ducks 33 tou 4.; tdt oppJustnn: skint. "j.0d to 6s 3leaerll Gordult Br·os. fcu:·!r::h tic fvdlUi J"zl,~ey.Lu of t1ii; prk-uo:- ask BIutter (pri:i I'ýir. Eggsf 10d. Fow'a ?s 3 (M.dd Decks 3Sa to 4s Turkeys t,1 per lI. l Arcase Pork i to, 4i. Sheepal:ins 3d to id. Hide3 2d-o itt. Slr J. OGdi iuit~z~de corryioý on his bueirniso in temtporary eretet~o ut the rear vi hia ipreiiol iw uure.: He reporls as follows - Hay Chtff -4e pedr c% t. Ersn 1a per bn±LtI. Porlard Ia 4 Oste'J 3d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
FOIE FAPER- ---BA-GS TEA PAPERS, STATIONERY, &c., TRY THE "A D VERTISX" Office. DAVID MUIRO& mO.,: 13. QUEEN ST., MELBOURNE. ENulsNEE1RS, BOILERMAKERS, A ed Manufacturors and Importers of I A CHINE RY, I Have for Sale or Hirt - "TIE "'OSBORNE" Reaper & Twine Iinler. This machine in its new formn n-ai intr,,oduced by us last season, and chiecved a wonderful suceses. The knot tinli mechanism is so simple and strong Ithat anyone can unduler~ltp. and n'ana e which has hitherto beeni sif ferile asource of ann:oyance and loss. For the coming reason, the eleat:ing cau:vaues are enl lrgeed. a inew style of reel applied, and imany other v:duable inmprovements intro duced. Reasult "of field trial at Lancefield, "anu:ary. 1884. in a tall, heavy -eop of .-heat. somewhat green, and with" a good deal of undergrowth :-Osborne,: first, with 116.5 points; M'Cornlick, 106.5; -Hornsby, 102.75 ; Johnston, 100.25; (Our Improved Steaum Threshing Plants, are exl.reslv designed for ...
Picnic at Benalla Station. [COMMUNICATED.] [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
Picnic at Iteaiala Station. [COMMUNICATTED. The sombre old- guns-trees, and grassy river-bends aund nooks about Blensalla Station on the Broken River saw such al imerry gathering last week as'it has seldom been their lot to witness, I ween. The property , is now , occupied by; W1.. ). Crocker. Esq., of Honecysuckle Station, near Violet Town, and on Tuesday the worthy host and hostess caine over fronm their own re':idence in great force to the picnic, having augmented their own bevy with a number of young folk from among their friends and relatives, mustering in all some forty and odd souls. I should be afratid to ntllnlerate the vehicles which carried them all. Suffice it to say that it was quite a train of buggies, soime of whichl were' heavily laden irith 'such dainties as young, folk, and especially picnickers, know how to appreciate. The weather was cooler than our summer days usually are, the baromleter registering only 97 degrees in the shade at 2 p.im. But who cares what the ...
Scraps from my Album. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
ctrups from fy Album. Hils high :imns abhnidooed, his good deeds Aweary of all that is under the sun. ibeware of desperat tepI the $arkvt diy -Live till to-morrow--Will have ipass :ld ;ewy. Nor a?yvs vice' d;rci uncorrected go, v.or virtue un?etiiri ed pais below.'situ f ls a e i eoofl Ist uponthe tm air t the el.lfoihccite5ii or.the.stupid; who le c eithei too proud'totae i .oir too' duhllTto uu Itrstand it" '` -. / d Thinik much, epelk.hlitlt; and alwayathink hefore: 'onuc. p Tliisa'pill promoiuy:jodr owu peace end that of eour neighbour. A tile-hcarer'is likea vesslwith holes .in it which cannot retain any thiig r: Some virfues are seen onyl aligl o,: and omne in proepoelty A lction comietina B ch s ica:iked per on to:ptiy; +iproeiritysntldom dos .O. I.
Euroa Shire Council. Wednesday, Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
-.-- cd?ed?y hi. 13. Present:-- The President (':.li-hiir, E1q.), in the chair. ando Cei M'cKcuna, Nc -'cnl,-s, eGordon (Ci?Gbie Gra'ttanu, and Gibson. T'hea iiinutes of the previous meetiing a'-d outward cEbrespoidelice were road an-d eunirrinud.: COniRR3I'0N1EN? ?. From Lands and Survey Department, asking that a list of gravel reservern imight be forwarded ; als, from. Lands Depart ment with refereince to Raine. - Re reived. " From the Executive Council, re rabbit: suppression.-Made an order of the day. From Lands:Depiartifiieif,'iiotif ifglg tie abolition of thel; Violet Town, Garratan bunel, Blhnatiunr, and Euroa ceotalon. Riccei ed. From Central Bnard 6of lleeaith, enclos ing forms for report: of local board.- Received. From Trensri-v, IMelbourne, 'requesting annual starteoment.-Received. From the Victorian Decentralisation' League, forwarding' reports of meetin-gsI. -Received. From the North-Eastern Grain Freight Conference, forwarding acrrespond:encee with Goversinent Departr...
RATE CASES. (Before H. Linard, Esq) [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 15 January 1886
RATE CASES. &nbsp; &nbsp; (Before H. Linard, Esq ) Shire Council v. Jms. Howard, rates, £3 4s. Defendant's father produced receipts for the amount sued for, for 1882, which was accounted for by'the property being rated in the two ridings, and the amount only being credited iii one. Other receipts showed that the rates had been paid twice for 1883--Casedismuissed. Same v. John Cuole, rrates, £6 12s. Order for amount, aid 'Ts Gd costs. Same v. Jaiimes IHarvey:'.Rlates l:a I since been paid, and an order was Imade for `)s lid costs. . " ... , Saume v. John Morphett, £2 3s. Defen dant tproduced.severil receipts, including two for 1881.-~TVerdict for amotht, costs O tid. S:tne v. Patrick Moripiett,' £2 3s: -' Order for amount, aud ]as Gd costs. Same v. Martin O' Grady £3 Ga. De fendant produced a rccipt for the pay ment of the 18-1 rates: Thoe shire secretary explained ,thtin the suiomonse had been wrongly tilled in for 1851 instead of 1883. -A verdict was given for the 1...
Euroa Rainfall, 1883. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
Eurona RIaltall, 1BS3. IMonth. : Points. January ... ... 41 February 2.. ... 2"13 March .15... ..: lS April. ... 2:72 June 3'02 July... .. _-... Ia --uguat ' - - - .... ... 1"58 September ... ... 4"67 October ... 277 November ... ... -83 December ... ... 4"83 Total (79 days' rain) ... 26072 The rainfall for the previous year totalled 20"83 points for 73 days' rain. Up to date of the present year, the fall is-2 inches.
Mutiny on a British Vesselin China. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
Matinay ccaa a lC ritass i Ve. el. I'.1. So'ici horrible scenes occurred somin weeks back on a ship belonging .to theu British Mlerantile Marine, which has been doing duty as h' Chinese truasport in the Chiiese seas. The narrative is contained I in a long letter to i Dublin gentlemanl Tilhe writer is tli chlief stewiard on the vessel on which the mutiny occurred, but I as every elibrt has been imade by the authorities in China to prevent the affair beco'minl knlowin, lie desires his naume and that of the ship. not to. be given. He0 however, is 'a highly respectable man, and the truth of the remarkable story lie tells canlit ,he doubted. The writer states that his stebaniir was chartieed by the. Chiines for 10,000dol to take to Ianikow from' Amoy (1;00 miles) 2,600 Black Flag troops, who' had been dil bandlled froi theoTonquin war..: On their ma;rchi to ,Amoiy ithey hlad cotounitted feiiiudl niuidclrs and' atrocities, anmd ithe Gf emieiicut .ierc veiry anxious .to get tlicin froiii "...
Dreadful Murder and Suicide. A HUSBAND KILLS HIS WIFE AND HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
reaiadu?l Yiurder . .n.d A HUSBAND: KILLS HIS' WIFE. AND HIMSELF. A profound sensation was created in Kilniore on Wednesday morning when it becaise known that a'dreadful -tragedy had been eiacted at a farmer's house at Forbes, about4 miles from the town on on the previous creniug. It appears that Tuesday morning, a man narmed Harker Brooks, a farmer, had a slight quarrel with his wife, and was in a very moody state all day. Towards - evening, when Mrs Brooks was working at a sewing muachine, a girl named Edna Evans,g about 14 years of age, came to the house, as was her custom every Tuesday, to get butter for the hawker, as Brooks's place is situated in a deep gully, surrounded by steep hills on eitherside, which renders access for large conveyances almost im possible. Mrs Brooks got up from her work and went to the dairy with the girl, giving her the butter, which was placed in a light spring cart. Miss Evans then started homewards, but had only gone about 100 yards, when she saw Mr...
THE QUID PRO QUO. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
THE QUID p'RO QUO. I heard you aik in a whibspri light,. h 6::7 6 that ugly old woman might be ? Turning your eyes (they arc not very briglt) . - . ' With leer and a sneiier at e. Goodsir ! this ugly (dd1 woman VWas once a prctty girl ; l aTwiss tbouti time your whiskers grew ii ouP r beiard begam to ell I was the lumdsomer of the two, S"lougli sooner 1uid on-the slihlf.': Good air i cre y3iniimok at others ..., : Twould be wll to look . at yourself.l S; i An'uly oldi i ci !yous?id sait:, i :ir , A hideobiioild=iian !io , - Padded,.bewigged, w..ithout a tooth ; ,, NeRith fit?:to lid nor die .:
Select Poetry. THE PHANTOM "COMPS." [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
~Select Poetry. THE PIIANF Oyl 'COIl'S." In an ancient Gerinan city, In at narrow gloomy lane, Tlhere stands a mouldering dwelling W.. ith many a broken pane; The n'idlewed walls are crunmbling, And the Spirit of Decay, Like a black, ill-onmened raven, Broods o'er it night and day. . They say the blackest midnligt, When wise folkdiare abed, 'Tin thronged with spectral shadows,. And filledl irith.sonlds of dread; SThe form .of "hustus hovers * li 't in the chon air, And at his awful s?ulns 'IThe phantoms gather there... They are the shardes of printiLrs Who lived in oldeni times, Doomed to. pick ghostly types up, In penance for their crimes IFor drinkkin, and for swearing, And for other Siins, not few, That in this " moral age " ev'i - The " comp.'s" addicted to ! They tlhroni that spectral dwelling, And seize on rule and stick, And, like the heat of seconds, Resounds tihe ghostly-" click ": With lightniming speed they pick up No " whip " this south landl boasts Cold even " hold a ca...
The Moira Election. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
Tinese yflfira Eicestios. Mir Field Barrett. late of Sheppar ion, publihes the following notice in the .Aathalia Herald: " To the electors of Moira; Gentlemen,--I have been I requested, and intend, to contest the comuing election for Moira. [ shall shortly address you in, I trust, no un certain voice." The" uncertain voice" is awaited with expectancy. :peaking on the recent trial of co:m bined harvesters at Strthmnert is, the sanme journal reports Mr Trethowan to have said that the present was ai fitting opportunity to make a feiw r.~marks its t6 the runonurswhich had been circu lated with reference to his candidature for Mloira. Had the :Electoral Bill passed last session lie would have been in the field, but under existing circum stances it was not his intention to stand. When the electorate was di vided he would probably c eae forward, and if he did so, he woull stand in the interests of the farmers. _The country districts had not received fair play Deputations were received with...
A Trip in the North-East District. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
A? Irlp in the -lorth-TE --t t i s iDistrict. Y~ iRUNI, LN Til: " A?STRALA'IAs." llTy first excursion froinlKilleen was in a northerly direction along thie' old' coach road that loads from Longwood to Mans field. We soon got amonggranite hills on which the soil is very poor, but in the valleys there were some very nice grass paddocks.' Tile nuliber of springs we passed was surprising, the bright green patches marking the existence of springs were to be seen on'every hand; and in one place there is a strong one in the centre of the main road. All this .country to the foot of the ranges is excellent pasture land, but it gives one the idea that to break the surface with the plough would be to ruin .it:- 'We gradually ascended the rocky range that forms the barrier onl this side of the valley in which Killeen is situated, and crossed it at a imost romantic spot called Burne's Pass. It is, indeed, a wild looking place; steep hills, thickly covered with huge granite rocks, rise up.on. eac...
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
Applications for, licenses approved=Jas. Don?nan, 107a, Karramomus ; Win. Dia mlond, IGla, Monea North. 4 Transfers registered--Wm. Bnartholemew 1 to James Reirnes,- '7a Or ]4p, WVondoo marook; Thomas 1i. Grenfell to John Reynolds, .281a Ir.. 31p, Bi;njee;' Alex. lMoecrieff and Hugh McKay to Alex. Mon crieff, 320a, Avenel; Mary Ann Mlouncrieff to ,lex. M.oncriell, OiD r. 7p and 24a Jr lip, Avenel. Applications for Ic esn:approedl- Agnes Blrge, G(onurl; l9;i:Ji-37p ; Rl )id; Vatson;' Strathbogie, lia Ir 24p; Joh rNagel,-Lima, 130a Or 22p; John-NlMcLenhlin, Wills,l20a; 1illiam.SnSwft, RI,,glonemny, l?3'Or 0r:30p; John M?cCombe,..larraweency, llia .lr 2'.p; James Mackrell, Marraweeney, 2OJr9.3r 39)p; Samuel Anker, Stiathbog?e, 1709 3ir 33p; Thomas Daly, Marimwceney and3~almattuni ^69a Or 10p ;. Thoinims IcCoinibe .Strath? - bogie, 319a'Sp r??: ;': .. A number of iieln d ren'ciirousig in a nen rnoe in Mudged, u-sd 'one" of them ;' ian named Fnrirbll':-i order to' a~:id fighlting took re...
Commercial. LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
ComnsOWCIal ..· . .LOCAL ?tIARKETS Mr. C: L. .DteBos reports price ocal 8,A follows. Freak butter tid to- d Eggs lid - Fobss, !a -c ::l per pair. ].ucks' per plsi: Turkeys 5-li t? ' pt r pair. .SheepskLits i3 t 4 l Id. :lidses ld t~ 21 i.. KCuti JOo skills 9.1 ti is. J3. Wallnby bit its "d .Oosuutn °- `& to 4s GCd .J3-3r_ VI to: sGd butter, .-iitutit oil toltt. Liz ga lcIt i hoct. 9 d to : .1 ?"per-b..piigs 31,. tot 3a; dnek.5± i rr'-'. G'r: ~,"s .0 0$, .04 ii) I dd; iii os. Messrs C~oidordo nnrs. firuish the ;f.i~Use ing resprt of their p.*ices: Cult· Butter (prune) 6J to W. E~ggs. lid: . . Foils 2s to S3ed. Decks 3s to-4e. Turkeys tot 'toerb. Csarcass Plrkd to 4d. Sbeeplw}int Sit to 4d. $-i1des.2n ti ,e Mr J. Gial intends csrruirg on his business in tempowrary-eretitoO' at the rcar of lis previous stor. He reporte as follows : iAay Cham 4s per owt.7 j Bran is 3d per bushel. oltard is 3dt Crushed do, 3s 3d Potatous. Cs Cd. = Guirtden seeds of various kiinds
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
M?ELDOURNE 1MARIuKETS. Fat Cattle. --The market was supplied with- about 1,700 head the bulk of which was of midhilil" to good: ipality, with, a ?nall proportion of prime. Thle ddemand -was dcll throughout, prices ruled from ]Is .to li undser lnst w~elsks rtnes. IBet pens .of Ibullocks re:dized from £10 10s to £12: Is Gd : good do, from £9 to £10 : second do, from £G 10s to S ; inferior, "from £"4 Ifs; best pens of eon's sold at from £7 to £S 10s ; good do, from £5 10s to £6 10 ; middling and inferior, from1 £:L10s.. Tat .C:ves.--2601were yarded, which -being a heavy s?ipply; caused a dull demand and prices ruled considerably lower. Benst cold at from dliO to 6js ; good, fromn 40s to 4.s ; second, from 30s to 5s ;: inferior from Ie. . . Fat Sheep.--About 2?,500 were yarded, inchlsive of stores, a fair proportion of which were of useful to good quality, but prime description were sparingly represented. Tl he demand was dull. :and priers were lower --hrougnhot, middling aud inferior q...
STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
;STOCK- SALE. '3essrs MWamara and Co. report yarding 154 cattle. 1200 sheep at Numurkah oa0 Sth January. The cattle were chiefly good to prime fat, and wnre in good demanxtd, it nd the ?-ards cleared rapidly at advanced prices. kWe sold for 1MrT.Nnnan, 21 cowsand bullocks £5 7s Gd to 15 17 Gd;:r W. Butler. Soullocks L 19s 9d. do Li3 17s lid, 7 at L5 5s; Mr i'-ic? -.'. Iso, Mr Donovanl, ifere L3 6t 10 I ; SDonovan, Butler, , ; to L3 Is. 'T'he set,. bU bt we sol!d 150 S~rn? t wethers), and .l "n ;narton, on: icromtnt i? ," .. the 9th (Satnuday) c:! . , ,a : :g sale at \Iun - ;he attendance was S . .' was soli at satis ...rton t n the 12th T??.. : ,' sheep, and a There was a .a:e A ::cnd.: : rs from all sides, :.I:, i;er : vance of 15s per a .? ,:.t a :. ed chittfly by the :e :r :.rdin. : ' . 'Fat -attle were .. ..ity was very goott. - :r- :..- 1 ely. Store cattle . :- , i'-. .! - . sold for Mr P. 2 1;.,:. ,c-" n -s, 17 do L4, 7 do .r J. * :t: .Iu 0 cowsand bullocks :. i vy -?"-h- from...
Scraps from my Album. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
cray s te from any Album. [By " Qrzz."] "Our acts our angels are, for' good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." '-That nothing walks with aimless feet, That not rote life shall Ih dest:oyed, Or cast is rubbish to the ,void." "Knowledge comes but wisdom lingers, and he Ihears a laden retlst,, Full of sad expeerience, imoving toward the stillness of his rest." "Let natios sattzvv in virtue to excel, The world is \wide enough, all may do well." "To their own merits modest m'en are dumb." "Whten real tmeritis wantintt it availsnotling to have been cucour.aged by the great." "The merit is not in doing extraordinary actions, but is in doing them extraordinarily well." "Advice is like snow, the softer. it falls the longer it dwells upon, and trhe deeper it sinks into the mind." Sweet are the uses of adversity. A noisy, boasti-g man is like a tdrum, which makes a great noise; but look within and you find nothizg. A man of sense may disdain artifice, as a rich man may wear a pl...
Karramomus. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 22 January 1886
FROM OUR OW~- CO IerSPONDEsNT. The crops in this district sustained con siderable damage frno the late rains, which nmakes the yield still lighter. 'iThanshinl operations are about inlished, but there is a good deal of stripping to be dlone. The returns are very various, as low as six bushels per acre, and as high -as eighteen, the latter bding the exception, I venture to estimate theaverago at about 10 bushels, and hardly " that same." In oats, Mr McKay had a small piece which gaire forty bushels, mut lI "Wilkinson's threshed thirty. In general they are very light. By jingo Those oxen conductois plying between: the Seven Springs and Lean's sawmill have been playing 'the tiece with the Arcadi:a Sr d,. in fact they. lave done a bit of navvying since the rain (I hope I amu not trespassing ,n your Arcadia correspondeut's territoryT, but it is just possible hie muav be a little partial), aind after anther" downpour, such as we had. they cerahinly would be the bosses 'of the road. This i...