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Cricket. CIGARS AND NON-SMOKERS V. PIPE SMOKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
Cricket. CIGARS AND NON-SMOKERIS '. PIPE SMOKERS. A E;ATCtI between teams rLpresenting the above was played on the recreation ground on Saturday, and resulted in a win for tht. pipe smokers b 537 runs. The fitehng o; bath teams was decidedly bad and epecitally that of the cigars and non smokers. The pleasure of the game was consid-rahly marred owing to an over-indulgence of the barrac'ding element-an element b.d enough in football, but even worse and less excus. ale in cricket. Appended are tie scores: CIGARS AND NIS.SS.loscnuS. r. Fothergill, std Sheppard, b J. llardy ... ... ... 9 T. Hardy, b Agg o Dixon, b Agg . ... .. o Begg, std Sheppard, b J. Hardy I ilowden. b Agg ... Treeise, b Agg ., 22 Ilowman, not out ... . 19 Dobson, b J. llardy .. .., Temple, b J. Hardy ... ... 6 Bidstrup, std Sheppard, b Craig 6 llarrisun, c and b Craig ... 4 Byes 3 Leg Byes... . 2 Total ... ... ... 75 Bowl:ng Analysis.-Agg, 4 for t7: 7. Hardy, 4 for 29; kenny, o for i~; Craig, 2 for 9; Morgan, o for o...
TALLAROOK CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
TALLARIOOK CLUB. A meeting of the Tallarook Cricket Club was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Wednesday, there being a large aliendance of supporters and intendir.g members. Mr. Jno. S. Howe was voted tttole chair. The balance-sheet for last season was read and adopted. The election ol ofice.bearers for the ensuing year resulted?:-atron, M. C.. McKenzie, Esq., M.L.A. ;. President, M. Iickey. Esq. J.P.,; 'Vice Presidents, Messrs. 1I. liodieome, C. Paitison, 'D. Callen, D. Porte;, J. McCormack anl E. lene?edy. Committee--lessrs. .. Daniels, J. IHowe. .1. I:ean,, M. Kennedy and Ii. Winnell. Match Committee-P. Costello, the captait and IJ Daniels. Delegate to County of Anglesey Cricke'ing Association, Jno. S. 'Howe. Treasurer, Geo. Howe. lion. Sec., J. Daniels.
A GRAIN FLEET. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
A GRAIN FLEET. ---o The following is from the " San Francisco Chronicle" of the 6th ult: There is a brightening prospectin shipping circles in anticipation of the fitting out and loading at this port of a number of foreign ships with grain for Europe. Numerous charters, within the last three or four weeks, of vessels that have been laid up at Sausalito, Mlartinez and blis sion Bay from ten months to two years mean the ordering of a very large amount of supplies. These vessels, after discharg ing various cargoes brought here from' different parts of the world, were laid up for want of acharter. Their crews deserted or were discharred. Many of the vessels carried from six to a dozen apprentices, and these lads have in somecases takencareof theirvesselduring the idle time that they have spent here. The regular sailors were not satisfied to thus re main by the vessel and await her going to sea, but came ashore, spent some time in the boarding houses and were shipped coastwise or on deep...
ANGEL DANCERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
. ANCEL DANCERS, . Strangely enough, none of the "angel dancers" in prison at Hackenoeck, N. J., will accept liberty under bail unless the whole party is released (says the " New Yorke Herald.") There is great doubt as to the ability of theproeecution to make out a ease of conspiracy against tLe prisioners. Mean while they continue to speak of themselves as martyrs and to hope for a miracle that will confound the ungodly people of New Jer. soey. It is easy to see how the frowsy, long haired fakirs at the head of the Church of the Living God are able to fuddle and bewitch their followers. They are masters of a style of logic that appeals strongly to inexperienced minds, and when they are cornered by a superior personality they take shelter behind Scriptural quotations that have an impres sive sound, but have nothing to do with the subject. Let us (remarks a " Herald" reporter) take a look at Huntsman T. Mlnason, The Holy One, as he lies in his cell, when I talk through the iron bars ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
In the "Nineteenth Century" Lady Catherine BMilnes Gaskell tells some amusing anecdotes cf a sojourn in the Highlands. The following is rather ap propriate in view of the recenlt proceed mings at Westminster:-Suddenly I turned round, for I heard Tommuuy say in a squeaky voice, which be tried vainly to throw into his boots, "The devil is beat ing his wife." "Hush, hush, Blaster Thomas," Smith-the nurse-answered, in a acandalised voice. "Who taught you such dreadful things ?" " I should say my father," said Tom, attempting to assume the manners of a gentleman at large, and speaking with an off-hand callousness which evidently appeared to himself superb. " I heard that remark from my father," he added. "Your pspa,paMaster Thomas, is a gentleman; but it never does for little boys to copy gentlemen or members of Parliament, was Smith'a crushing retort. Smith was, to a certain extent, wise in her genera tion.
Mutton Hams. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
Mutton Hams. You could recommend mutton hams now that sheep are so cheap. It is a nice change, and to anyone who has no pigs is a great thing in summer time. They bouldl hbo taken froum a fat sheep. Boil enough water to cover the hams, add enough salt to float an egg. and a pinch of saltpetre the size of the top joint of your thum': add hlb. of the real old black sugar and lot. of mixed spi?e. When blcod warm, put in yourhams. After fourteen days boil the brine again, add a little more salt, skim off the skum that will rise, then turn your cask upside oown, and in it burn a handful of sulphur on a bundle of strow. In four weeks you will have grand hlme. Large hams will require two muonths. Every fourteen days tie brane should be re boiled and the cask again cleared as before. Do this tand you will los no meat Kte-p astone weight oft the hamr to keep them under the pickle, aod keel, the cask covered. It is a common observation that the character of a farmer may be judged by his teams...
Charitable Gush. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
Charitable Gush. An English journal has been exploring the reason why Australian generosity so often breaks out in splendid gifts which put the colder charities of less emotional communities to shame. The London •'Daily Chronicle." after much imedita tion, decides that it is the glowing character of Australian eloquence whichl explatms the surprising scale of Australian beneficence. It has esbumed : the following typical ex ample, : ?plied by " a promi neut public mtan in South Australia," of the sort of appeal which Australian orators at?i jcurnals are accustomed to malke on behalf of local charities, and by which Austiralian pockets are emptied with so much facility : "Are there no ladies in this garden city, where every day the maiden's morning blush is bein kissed by the perfumed breezes fresh from the classic heights of Lofty, who has sufficient independence of character and stability of mind to emulate their American' sisters, and save the many untortunate people who are now s...
CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
CttAPTER IV. F "Now, Ned, you are quite sure that Bruce re will come to no "arm from this experiment?" do "LBehiere me, dear, when I tell you that I am certoin of it.'" Convinced by her husband's asssurance, Mrs Gar.lner slung open the library window and called in a low yoice, "BruMce-come here, rce! lNet, I'm afraid somebody must have to locked him in the stable, and it's such a cold, w dork night." " Come in, May, and I will go down," said the doctor, risio? from his chair at the fireplace p and joining his wife at the window. "Oh, p erer mind, dear its onlr a few steps." With a wife's loving care Iher finguers were busily turning n his coat colar to protect him from a the chill night air. "That wilt do, thank I you." it "obor, but wait a moment, sed, until I get a lamp to light you down. The stairs are so n steen. Now. please don't move." lr Gardner stepped out upon the terrace and t stamped his feet upon the ulgged pavement d untilhis wife returned: and then, while she held up t...
PLAYS AND PLAYERS [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
PLAYS AND PLAYERS Mr \Valter ientley is expected to visit South Africa early in the comini year, and it is anticipated that .1iis Kate It:ibop will accompany him, while Mr L'hr will probably be manager for the company. Already South Afrian paplers are publishinr accounts of .Mr Bentley's doings in Australia, not for gettine ree..ptiono and fetes at the hands of his Caledonian kinsmen. The admiration for the late Mriharles Dickens that forms a feature in the ? racter of William Todman in Liberty Il would appear to be a re!'rction of the pl? ight's feelings towards the popular nove t, Mr " It. C. Carton " being a devout °:lirer of Charles 1 ickean and his works. I author of the play is actually a Mr Critch?t Carton being a nom de plume, the son of tamonu oculist. He married .Miss Comt, 1, the actress, and was himself on the ito re for some years, but is now a confirme nevalid, although this seems to have no e?lte on his plays which are brightand cheerful it one. The earnings of promin...
AGRICULTURAL COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
AGRICULTURAL COLUMt. A bandy little apparatus for "Pastoursinug" milk has been devised by Dr Leg?C. It con sista essentially in a kind of closed vessel or saucepan, with an opening in the top, to which, a glasues tube, closed at its upper end, is adjusited, the joining being rendered airtight by means elf an india.rubber ring. The tube is marked with two horizontal lines, numbered reopec tively 76deg. and 0deg. centigrade. The vesCel is filled with milk up to the edge of the ne,:k, which is then closed with the glass tube, and is now placed on asand mattress, or bain-marie, over the fire. The milk rises to Thdeg., and soon afterwards to 80deg., and may be removed from the fire after remaining at the above temperature from ten to twenty minutes, and cooled by placing the vessel in water of the temperature of from 10deg. to '.deg. .Milk thus treated will keep fresh from three to four days. India-rubber tyres on the whtels of hsnsom cabs are a source of comfort to the individual who ri...
WIT AND HUMOUR. DESPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
WIT AND HUMOUR. DESI'EI.ITION. She sang of "her sweetheart, the man in the moon," Till wearybeyond all expression, Themoon-do not shame him, 'Tis useless to blame him Gotfull many times in succession. Ile Had.-" Have you ever taken any pains to collect this bill against old Medder grass 1" inquired the head of the firm. "Pains!" exclaimed the bill collector. "Pains, did you say? GreatScott! I have climbed a dozen barbed-wire fences, been chased by abull.dog, and picked half a pint of bird-shot out of my legs. By George, sir, I havre." Which is the Biggest 1-A Parisian paper relates the following story of a contest in boasting which, it says, took place between three artists of Marseilles:-".1My dear," said ne of the artists, "yesterday I painted a pine board in imitation of marble, and did it with such fidelity that when the board was put into a pond of water it sank like a stone." " Pooh !" said the second; "that is nothing. Yesterday I hap pened to hang up my thermometer on the ba...
Painted Jezebels. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
Painted Jezebels. "A Painted Jezebel!" Who says it ? A stranger, of course, else he would have knoon the lady is the daughter, sister, or wife of some well-known citizen, a man entitled to some consideration, though he may not have travelled with a retinue free on our railways, or committed otherlaches that we look for amongst those to whom first consideration socially is due; or, again, he may have done all that could be wished for in this and other ways, played mountebank to European audiences, presented the "gir-ruls" and their mother at Court. Thus here he is regarded as one of the elect socially, and his women folk, if no better, are certainly no worse, than the average, a position from which they derive much com fort, for it is when a woman, owing to vir tue, beauty or talent, is above-even just a tiny bit above-or, owing to lack of virtue and discretion, is just a wee, wee bitbelow the average woman, and her idea of what another woman may and should be, that she is singled ou...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Only Loving Them. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Only Loving Them. Rose-chbeeed and rosy-lipped,. With fingers rosytipped, In its carriage an the footpath little baby slept away, While nestling inuggly in To baby's chubby chin Her tiny playmate puppy in his silken jacket lay. Came a little ragged girl With many a frowsy curl, Attracted by the tender winsome beauty of oe pair; Began, in woman-wise, To feast her loving eyes On the baby and its playmate, and to stroke their winding hair. Baby's mother hov'ring nigh Asks, with kindly curious eye, " Are you caring for them, lassie thatyou linger near them sao" And the maiden made reply, Glancing down, ashamed and shy, ' o ! Not caring for them, lady--Onlyloving them, you know." -P.L.
The Oddfellow's Ball. THIRD ANNIVERSARY BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
The Oddtllflonw's Ball. TJ.IRD ANNIVERSARY HALL, hise third anniversary ball under the puspices of the Loyal lBrodfiord Lodge, L.O.O.F., h.U. After being looked forward to wvith interest for the past ,couple of months, eventuated go Friday evening. The Mechanics' hall was suitably flecorated for the holding of such an inlportant celebration, with tree ferns ain other eyergreegs, and presented a picturesque and pleasing appearance. "l'he arrangements of the whole affair ,vere entrusted to Brqs. Hammersley, Hlowden, Evans, Johnson and Dartnalb, ,nd were complete in every detail. e\ large number of visitors werelpresent from' Lodges of the order in other town sliips, and the grand Lodge was pepre sented by Bros.'Tatnall, D.G.M.; J. )D. rThomas, Pror. C. S.; and G. U. Mitchell, P. G. "Excellent music was supplied by Messrs. Reid (violin), Chamberlain "(clarinet), and O'Callaghan (piano). The time was good and the tunes being in many ' cases familiar, were much tujoyed by those present. ...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
SERKE AND THERE, Br vw Max.t ABOUT Tows, Everyone knowo the passion Americans 'have for ollicial titles. Every second man you meetfn the United States is a colonel and the.ther fellows are judges. According tapopular usage, the title does not depart from a man when he ceases to fialfil the funotions apperta sing to it. Thus we are frequently introduced by American journalists to ex-Governor Phis and ex-Commissioner That. The " New York .Berald," however, should be awarded the leather medal for a par in a recent issue, in which it was announced that " ex-Street cleaning CommieEioner eattehc" tele graphed congratulatione to a newly appointe official. Victoria should wake rap. New would "Ex-Victorian Im: penial institute Commissioner L. L. -mith" sound? Agdiu: "EIr-ailways Standifg Committeman Ilelville" would surely make that Legislative Councillor joyous as he entered the witnas.-box to give evidence in the Speight and Syme case "Don't you think," said a ,popular actor to me a few da...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
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Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
---s;-._I_.. - -~ JIgcl and 4eperpI X1I6tY, 4MALJ.tATyep.-"-A ontetporary says that the F!pw?rS?ale and Strath Cr.epl cricket clubs hayq am.plgacnated, but aI they are one and the same Flub we fail .9 see evhere the amalgamation cort?ca in. $rvpatt SroRTS.--T-e Strath Creek sports take place to.-day, and those who attend are prpnmised a pleasant day's puting. The number of competitors is large and some good racing is anticipated. SOCIAL. - A conversazione, under the auspices of the Girls' Friendly Society, will be held at the Mechanics' Hall this evening. A splend;d programrme has been arranged and includes vocal and instrumental music, recitations, games, &c. The funds are to be devoted to the Church of England. FANCY Doess CAOZNVAL.-A grand fancy dress carnival is to be held at the local rink on Friday evening next. Valuable prizes are being given for the best dressed lady and gentleman, and as a special attraction for the public the May-pole dance, Iserpentine and other m...
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. THE REEDY CREEK CHURCH. To the Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 29 September 1893
Correspontlence. We do not hold ourselves responnvble for opinions expressed by correspondents. THE REEDY CREEK CHURCH. To the Editor of the Brpadford Courier. StR,-We are up to the collar in our General Assembly in town, but I see a sycond letter about the above. Please to pity my blindness as to the gravity of the objections ; and excuse a semi.humorous view of it all, in-let us say -a hastily-made imaginary scene in the Mechanics'. Present, in full force, Reedy Creek resi dents; North Broadford; the Right Revd. the Lord Bishop in the chair, supported by the Archdeacon, the Diocesan Trustees, and by the two worthy men who minister to Reedy Creek. Also the CoURIER reporter. A gertleman, or, let us say-a lady, known as usually of an amiable and on warlike spirit, gets excited, and rises to vigorously and severely scold the unlucky Blroadford parson;-paying no attention whatever to his mild interjection that she ought to slate his Lordship &c., instead. The Lord Bishop, sagci...