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The Evelyn Observer, Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1902. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
Published Every Friday lforning FRIDAY, OCTOIER 24, 1902. The prize-list of the forthcoming Whittlesea Show anrd some reading matter will be found on the first page of this issue. The ladies of Watson's Creek held a meeting recently to discuss the annual school pieaic when it wasldncided that it should take place on Nov. 6th next, in the same place as it was hold before, is., in the ground formerly owned by Mr Davies'. The residents of all the surrounding districts are cordially invited to join. The financial result of the entertain. meat held at Panton Hill on the 8th inst,, in aid of the Minister's stipend, wee as follows :--Rocipts-Sale of tickets, £1 14 G6d ; cash taken at door, £1 Os 6.1 ;Isaleof urplus refreshments, 6a 9d ; donations: ire Roberts 2s Gd, Mrs Joyce 2s, Mrs Marris ls ; total £3 13. 3d. Expenditure-Rent of flll, bs; net balance, £3 8e 3d1. The continued hot weather is having the effect of arousing ennkes from their lethargy. Last Tuesday, a brown one about 4 feet ...
THE COLONIAL BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
THE COLONIAL BANK. In the columns of the Age of the 16th inst. the nineteenth report and balance sheet of the Colonial Bank of Australasia Limited, for the half year ended 30th September, appears. The not profits after making full provision for bad and doubtful debts amounted to £16,264, :and with the amount of £2761 Lbrought forward there is an available balanct of £19,025-the largest for many years. The directors wisely propose to place another £5000 to reserve fund, raising it to £10,000; pay 5 per cent to preference share. holders, absorbing £7601 ; 5 per cent. It ordinary shareholders, absorbing £3359 ; and carry forward the increased amount of £3065. A comparison of the net profits for the September half year is appended : 3 eth September, t898. .. L?s 39th September, 899.. .. 7,o078 3oth September, l9oo.. .. 2,ot0 3ob September, t9os.. .. t5,o69 3bth September, t9o.. .. 96,263 Compared with the March half year, there is a aslight reduction in profits, but theasix months just ...
RANDOM SHOTS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
RANDOM SHOTS. By a Biiorecs Mfarksntam. Our imp Faetosus returned the other day from a prolonged trip to Mars. ie accnoute for the length of his abseunce from this planet (and of his effusions to these colulaus) to the fact that the " nectar of the gods"' com, monly consumed in Mars has latterly been of a very inferior quality. In fact, said he, I became quite ill. Perhaps, good master, youdon't believe in spirits becomieg sick. Ah, well, wait until you get there yourself, and then you will see. Spirits can eat, too, good Smaster, continued he Gorgonlos sits abominable and wan, Like n fat squuab upon a Cbinese fan. He sniffs far off its anticipated joy, Turtle and renison all his thoughts employ. Prepares for meals as jockeys take a sweat, Oh, nauseons I an emetic for a whet. It strikes me very forcibly, good imp of mine, said I, you've had some nectar this morning. " Certainly I had," said he, " Bellooa, goddess of war and Csister to Mare, king of our planet Mars, gave me a sup bef...
KANGAROO GROUND V. CHRISTMAS HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
KAyOABoo GROUND V." CIBISTMAS . 1 ILLS. 'The return'off match between these clubs was played at Christmus Hills on S.aturday afternoon last, and resalted itn a complee " turning of th thtablei" on the visitors, who slffared defeat, decided on the fiest innings, the scores being : Christmas Hills, 53; Kangaroo Ground, 28 As 13 men played on each side, it is evident that it was a bowler's day, and some good averages ware put up. C. Cumberland for the winners secured 8 wickets for 11 runs, and P. Kennedy, for the losers, 5 (fr 7, and J. Spears S for 7. The only batsmen to get into double figures were J. Wilson (12) and A. Sloan (11). In thel unfiniahed 2nd innings, the visitors had soured 55 for the lose of 4 wickets, WV, Morris centrihutiug 15, It. Sterouenn, jun., (not noat) 13, and G. Speers (not out) 11. The cricket ? la.gun?.s ie.·it at.d in Mre Gen. Love's Ipiddook, on the bank of the croek. It is somewhat confined for playing pur. poses, bhut otherwise itis a suitable and pietur...
THE HINDU AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
THE HINDU AT HOME. The people of India are " a dense Ipopulation of husbandmlen." Only olte-Dtwentieth pairt of them live inl towns, most of whllich ' are over grown villages land of-cities there are very few. Their lves are guided chiefly . by customts wihich are of ntuchl coinpiexi ty ild of iextretc an tiquLiy:n ltyh?is?uicl,' ec0nonikiictl, lndl religious innstitutions of n, lni d Itlliand villahge; are l sie ttltbtinlfly n ilow` vliatL. they er dle ':e thilii the Iht aweis f i? werc toiupilediljui:;i th?'fth orl;lio'0s.il cIntlentiil btie fo c lrid?l, aitll iiise laws we nust, a lwaysr ttetember, are mel?relys _.the; systLttaiitc a?li angeniint ,ghad long elstd usage ~. havinig for? then object to 'ceetiroit "acof acting organisation, init only for tihe 11 itgoicotnitiiuiy is a .withole, biti-t fo' thite vi irous trades and, cillings of thioso who diwebit in it. rite accouit given in the sovetih chptcei. of the. Laws. of lilaut is iapplicable with .very ife? iitodlcallonis, t' ...
CALRDONIA V. PANTON HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
CALEDONIA V. PANTON HILL. 'Played at Panton Hill on the 11th lost., and resulted in a win for Oaledoila by t three wickots. Below are the scores: PANTON WILL. First Iuntngs. E. Spry, c F. Fletcher, b ceare ... 31 WI. Plunkett, b Deare .. 4 W. Spry, b Beare .- .0 A. Crkncll,e J Fletcher,b lennon 2 BSchuler, b leore - .. 4 Howard, h Beare ... 0 W. Cracknell (ept.), c Duell, b Beare 5 0. Spry, b Beare ... 0 F Howard, not out ... ... 8 Bartlett, b Olenao ... N'. Borelli, c Wright, b Glensoa ... 5 59 Bowling Analysis, balls I runs Iwkt O. Beare .. 42 21 P. lennon ... 39 38 4 Becoad Ipniags. X. pry, c enno W,. Plunkett, c F. Fletcher, b Francis 4 W. Spry, b heare .. .. 1 A. Cracknell, b Beare ... 0 Schuler, b Beare .. 0 It. Haward, o F. Fletcher, b Beare 0 W. Cracknell, run out ... 3 0. Spry, b Francis ... I P. Howard, b Beare ... .. 0 Bartlett, e Brock, b.Beare ... 0 Borelli, not out ... .. 0 Lg bye ... - 29 Bowling Analysis. balls I ruas wkts G. Beare .. 43 8 6 P.'Glenaon .. 12 11 0 H. ...
BRAIN-FAG AND SLEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
BRAIN-FAG AND SLEEP, The phenomenlon of sleep is be wildering In its mystery. So like its twin' brother-death : Ind yet eO difTeront. Although It has enrnaged the attention of reflective Inilds (sis many years, yet we know, coinpalllrn tively little mnore of its hiddenl my stery thanz we did when the earth was young. W'hat is tlhe actual cause ol thlsw almost total suspension of physical functioll ? It hits long been held by pllysiologista that it was depcndent upon complllarative bloodlessness of the brain, land this view is generally accepted as being the correct exlslan ation. Fainting is held to be clue to the sanloe cause, antd thiLs contention is partially borne out by thle I?et that thie horizontal or upside-down postloll is tile miost tfavourable for recovery. Thibs may ie tilhe reason why sloop Is attributed tL the Santllo caullso; but resoearches in physiaological chemiCstry have greatly added to our stock of knlowledge oil thle sblject. o1 repair anll wastI, antd thie ell...
A BANK CLERK'S MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
A BANK CLERK'S MISTAKE. --+--. The other day'a bank clerk made a singular and what might have proved a serious mistake in the or dinary; course of his business. A tradesman sent an assistant to the bank for £2 worth of coppers. aInd the clerk handed over to him package containing, as he supposed the requisite amount of copper change. Later in the day, however. the clerk was horrified to discover that packages containing £100 In gold were missing. He at once sur mised that the lost gold packages Ilmust have been among those given for the .coppers to the shop assist ant. - lie went round post-haste, to. the tradesman and inquired if the cop pers had been found all right, and was told that it was supposed they were. But on his asking that the packages should be examined it was found that the missing £100 was there, and the money was restored much to the clerks relief. The tradesman, had not opened the pack ages on receiving them but had slim ply put them away in his safe.
THUNDER-SOURED MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
THUNDER-SOURED MILK. ---+- It somletimoes happens, not always, that mtilk will tu'n sour during a thunderstorm. It t'nlot always the light that. causes it, for the heat before the storm is often great enough to mako thu I milk fermont. But lightning can, and gomltlhnes does, snako milk sour by its action on the air. Air as overybody knows, is corn posed of two gases-oxygen and ni trogen : but theso ugases are mixed togother, not comlinlted. Lightning, however, makes the gasets coml?inO with the air through which it passes and this combination produces nit ric acid, soml of which mixes with the milk and turns it sour. P'erhaps it may Ie well to explain the chelliical dIlflorencl betweenl mix Ilg andI combining. When differllnt ingredients are put together without undergoing any chemllical chango they aru inixod; its, tor exuample, grains of adllt of variolIs colours may bo tmixod in a bottle, 130l when the churacterlstilc of eacll in gredllent are altered by thu union, theorn Is t co...
TRAPPING RABBITS FOR EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
TRAPPING RABBITS FOR EXPORT. The extraordinary increase lit tle number or rabbits in Australia has led to a very prolitable export trade with England. This trade was cont tlenced about twenty years ago. when t wo or three factories were es tablished, wheru the rabbits were cooked and tinned. This trade in creased steadily, but it was not of very great Implortance. Then, less tllan ten years ago. the systell of lrccziig the rabbits and sending thell houie like muttonl was intro dtulcd. T'his proved so prolitablle that It a very short tine the trade jumped ulp into anl important posl tion.. Now hunldreds of thousands of rabbits are sent hlome! frozen froui Australia and New Zealand every year, and all connected with the In dustry are doing well. Tlhe rabbits are caught IIn tile country districts, most of thell lie ing trapped, while others are dug out o tlhe burrows. Rabbits that have been shot or caught by dogs are useless owing to tile bruises. Tlie rabbits are sent il crates to thl...
A PETRIFIED NOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
A PETRIFIED NOSE. The Klondykl goldilelds have devel oped an entirely original peril for those who delvO for the golden metal. Joseph Johnson, aged 52, went to the Yukon with the first rush. He returned lately, and being tired out, went to St. Louis -to recupeyate, -Il-l^ upun-azth that. something was . .Jngi~nth his nose, and last week he went te Dr. Mae lH.ghel and applied for treatment. PF tiftgto his nose, he said tLlwre was somethn?a the matter with it, but he had nat the slightest idea what it was. e salid he soulsd perfecty. Indeed hi sense of \ 1hlho declared, was almr mully go\ H' ill, he snspeted sue. thing was wror , lcause wshen hse eidentallv scratched his nose with a pin it was very hard, and had no feeling. The physician made an ozaminatkn, and found that his patient was soItering with hypertrophy of the urno, with anal agesia, in other words, it was petrifed. Such casmu are so exeeptiaiml that a physician who has the privilage of treat ing one is conshilred fortunate...
NIGHTMARE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
NICHTMARE, The nifghtmnaro comes to, plague us y/ when .'(The lights are all put out': ; SWe find ourselves in ined of help -iiAnd try in vaiil to shout ;Wotuffer all tie agonies .: iOf minartyri at theo stako;e; ,C, ; :'ndi: JUst ass all seems lostat al st - e - irianafgi to aIwake T'hen in ui trice tlhe ainwful oes.: ie:Vo thouight L':?ohail, dlisorsed- :h . Tioiilighttln?. co1Iues to lteochi us . that Our troubles minght be woirse.
AVALANCHE BREAKERS IN SWITZERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
AVALANCHE BREAKERS IN SWITZERLAND. 11 SwitzeIrlnul thu ieoplu lu\tv! I'l twurd upon elfective 1luln to hLu ?lf!t the nvatlutchuo li Its duvastIttlng work. No morlu lood the travellur hu told, "Iowiro of the awful avtl tancho," for those ro llog, pltchilug, slhdlng hodli4sp of nllow, thati adctllu ltto Into Imasses of dostrutloll, are now brokunl iup buflor they gallt anI iollunt of aIIIItOral siflllclunt to mllako th1on dallgoroul, Along hie llmoulntan ll 1s1s whllr avtaltllchen lor, lurthwluork In the forllt of It V Irl COI5llII?tet!d, with thellr polnts pward, Irtln when llnov lng tun)uu of NI)wV coI) iIn coulull-ct with theum, tihy awo bolirokn lnrt witl No dullected aIn to bo runtlertd 'the Nilkworl ollljht o h0 wrapped lii i i 1 141 ) ) P1 n I of ii ii 1 ,(11 f) r It IN rpor lh ll Iiie ?l (lhlhh , 11 r' e r lin hIniredt' disit ul,
PAINT MADE FROM DEAD BODIES. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
PAINT MADE FROM DEAD BODIES, -+. Hamlet reflected curiously upon, the fact that the body of a great ruler might yet be used to " stop a hole to keep the wind away," but mod ern ingenuity has discovered more useful, if not more honourable uses for the bodies of departed emperors. Manufacturers of artists' colours now often use mummies in making their colours, and it is almost cer tain that a small percentage of some ancient' Egyptian rulers went to compose so'onl of the colours ntIdd by various R. A.'s in painting their protraits for this year's Academy. }Mummies are usually reserved for the bitumen of the best pitch and this blended with the bone of the Iltllumy gives a peculiarly beauti ful tint, especially in brown or dark blue. '1'he export of tumnUaiea is now forbidden, but one will last a mItan uftcturer .for years. The colour so inttde is principally used by puor trait painters.
A KENTUCKY FEUD. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
A KENTUCKY FEUD. fHe (with forced calmuness) : And yon say your name is Dabslter? She (with a repression of nConised net ves) : It is. And yours is Sioopley 1f He : Yes, I am tile great-great-grand. son of Majahi Skoophy, of East Kuin. tucky. She : And I arn the great-great-grand. daughtler of Counnl Dabster. He: I am also the last of my race. She : And I anl the last of mine. A brief silence follows. He (Iloureely) : You know that accor ding to the fabily oith I must kill you. She (still more hoarsely) : Or I nlusl kill you. He: I wouldl not take an unfair ad. vantage. Are you arned ? She : For five years f have been look. ing foryou with ia revolver in my-rl?y stocking. 1Ie : 1 don't'believe it. Lemiae see. She : Scorpion. He : Minx. Another pause. They glare at each other. Sihe: low do you prefer to die ? He : Thanks ; any way will suit me. Andyu ? She: You are very kind. I have no particular choice. Ile : Then I suppose we ought. to arrainge the hour. You probably have a little ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
Whittlesea I Agricultural Society: PATRONS:-Sir R.. Clarke MLC., T. Brunon, Esq, M.L.C, R. Harpern, Es, M.H.R. Hen . E. f. Cameron, M.L.A. eand S M . J G a i r , E sq., M . L A . ave aunred Iher lap; it will please her, y n I have aid the sagacious Mr. Millso, ..m.. I J after paying uprtl, bond for tl THE ANNUAL SHOW WILL DE HELD AT TIIHE Society's Shoem Yards, Whlittlesea, On Monday, NOVEMBER 10th, 1902, THE following prizes being offered for competition, and will he paid in cash or goods given to the society t Class A.-DRAUGHT STOCK. STEWARDS : Messrs. T. Glover and J. Coulthard. ENTRY FEE : Entires 7s 6d ; other 5s. .s . Best Entire Draught Horse (open to • all comers), 4 years or over-First prize £?, second £; ros,' third certificate. Best Entire Draught Horse, 3 years First prize A£, second zos, third certificate. Best Entire Draught Horse, a years First prize £x, second slos, third certificate. Best Yearling Colt or .Gelding--First prize £i, second certificate. Best Draught Br...
DEAD AT THE LOOM: OR THE TRAGEDY AT MILLSOM'S MILL. A YORKSHIRE STORY OF 1830. CHAPTER XX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 24 October 1902
DEAD AT THE LOOM : OR. THE TRAGEDY AT MILLSOM'S MILL. -A YORKSHIRE STORY OF 1830. CHAPTER XX. -(Continued.) - To her everlasting credit be it written down here that Dell 'Watson did not lis ten at the crack in the door nor apply her eye to the keyhole durinr the inter vewi. Rather did Bell retire to the other end of the paissage, where was the door that communicatted with the front re gions, and ply her duster and keep a look out for signs of the enemy-Mrs. Moorcroft-approacling. In other cir curustances Bell iiihtnot have behaved ao well. On a previous occasion did we not entertain ia suspicion that shie hlad spied upon tinm wooing of M rs. Mooreroft and BMr. tiillsom? But she wan devoted to Mahggie Mloorcroft, she admired Tom Ashton, atd above all slht had a love affair herself wvith Big Bill, the hand same stablenman-all which made her kind and symoathetic. " You don't care though our marriage has to be put oil, do you, Maggie?" Torn Eiiked,puttingthe question so awkwardly that s...