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Things Worth Knowing. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Things Worth I.now.aZ. Clek piano tcyawi:h a cit rag dippeld in talcohcl. To dslan a block tilk dras use a sponge dipped in e:rong blatk tea, ca!d. Take egg Etai?S from rilver by rubbing with a cast rag which has becn dil:.ped in common t able salt. "o clean a tea kettle take it away from the tire and wash off with a rag dipped in hcrosene, followed by a atbbis;a with a dry flannel cloth. To clean ceil!ing that have bean blackened by E:moke from a klmp wavh off with raa that have be.a dil t-d in nods water. Chloride of lime aleuld be aecttered at leasn once a week trder sinks acdi all other places whera e?',vr gas in liable to lurk, A tread and watera paultice is Tm.ade by dipping a pices oat bran, alter the crues haa been removed. into ho: wnter. Lflt it out at once, and pal !y as hot as can be borne. To mend cracks in csteas an'l Ftovepipre, make a psate with ashcs and Ealt with water and apply. A asrder and mote durable ce Inent is nmade of iron fihGcs, satl ammonaic and water. T...
Cricket. BROADFORD V. SEYMOUR EAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Cricket. BROADFORD V. SEYMO. R EAST, THESE teams tried conclusions Cur the first time this season, on the ground of the for mer, on Saturdyy last. Play commenced at 3.16 o'clock, Broadford batting first. The innings was spirited throughout and re. suited in a total of 91 runs for 9 wi,,kets, of which Sydenham contributed 34, J. Hardy 23, and A. Temple Junr. 13 nrt out. Sey mour East then faced the bowling of H. Fothergill and J. Hardy. and at a Iater stag of MI. E. Trezise, but with the exception of McCulloch (14), and Hilliesr 19), failed to make any stand, the innings chlsing for 50o runs. Broadford thus won by 41 runs. Appended are the scores: ]ROADFORD. TempleSs.r. b MeCulloch ... 0 j. Hardy,,? ·E .,li YhI ,· ,t "°" sr +'-" ?. Sydenham, e Hilliear, b Johns 34 Dixon, c Ilammil, b lohns ... . T. Ilardy, b llilliear ..: .. £ Trezi-e, b llilliEar ... ". 5 Hohmuth, b Johns ... .. o H. Fothergill. c and b Hillicar 1 T. Fothergill, b Hilliear ... 1 Temple Junr., not out ... 13 J. McRI....
Wh[?] A [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Tlceo are rome a; fle tlioni that a bay con do : He cwin olootlo co luui that the Lor toroa blue; 11a call tIuLc Off eooude of halrt d fobiod, And a thoonand noir:s neecr haaid. lic coe crow or cackle, 0r e'e ccn clack An well oa a rooter, Lot,, or duck. ile can ball: 1il:c a de;;, he can loo likr a And a 0at iteelt can'l brnt Ifed a meow." Ila hc onndo thLt ni rei fdd, otritp.d and lIe can tihooko ho Ec P. raitlwy train. heap at thulo ote co it alocoth lrd thLea AjlIy the oica!a and be olci lazp. Ile Les o all cf fin mooere in sh cOwolola lie onn louin rightL nto a oIel btr. bead, Wioth nlt at Lton iecon:eu t~t c e., r Ile oral:o of ci reo:ll a naetc Vnomit. Von can vl'l that a Loty is orry Il Ii lee woide ovooc aonld Lc': ::q till, Blu car:hl would be- t:,,ai hb!;Ea tide 001oi01- A tu1t old fflace it t oiu w oe n beo e.
DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
DAIRY PRODUCE. Cheese.-A good supply to hand, and a fair demand existing at?last weeks rates: very primest qualities make cheese, 7d to 8d; prime dairies, new season's make 4dd to bid; medium to good aid. Butter-Fresh : Fair-supply, a good de. mand existing for prime dairies in good con dition, which realize-?id to sold; a few special factories selling at higher rates me. dium to good quality 7d to 7id; inferior, lower. Potted butter.-Prime new finds ready sale 7ld to Sid; medium, 6d to 7d; inferior and heated lots lower. Eggs, selling freely at I d to a id per doz. Bacon-Prime Factory sides, 7d to 7ld; middles 81d; hams gd to gld; country cured, Sd to 6d for sound meat. Honey.-Prime new garden gad to 4d Beeswax, sold to sId.
Commercial. MELBOURNE MARKET REPORTS. LIVE STOCK. Tuesday, January 5, 1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Commulercial. :o MELBOURNE MARKET RFPORTS. LIVE STOCK. Tuesday, January 5, t892. Fat Sheep.-The market was heavily sup. plied, 33,ooo having been yarded. For best descriptions which were sparingly repre sented, the demand was fairly sustained. Prime choice lots of merino wethers realized full prices. For the great hulk, which, how ever, scarcely came within the range of trade requirements, the demand was dull and dragging, with a decided tendency in favor of buyers, a clearance being effected at much lower rates. Prime cross-bred wethers from los to Its 6d; prime cross-bred ewes from 7s 6d to Ss 6d; prime merino wethers from gs to to; extra prime and heavy do do from ros 6d to to ar"; goee mcr.': :ethler fron. 7s Sd to 8s 6d: middling and inferior from ss to 6s 6d ; prime merino ewes from 6s to 7s ; ex tra merino ewes from 6s 6d to 7s; others from 3s 6d. Fat Lambs.-The supply proved largely in excess of requirements, 12.5oo' having been penned, consequently the demand was inactive. ...
BROADFORD ARRIVE AT BROADFORD FROM— (Daily.) [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
IIROADFORD ARRIVE AT BROADFORD FROM (Daily.) Seymour ... 8 3u - Melbourne ... .. 8 30 4 56 Reedy Creek ... ... - 6 5 Tyaak .. ... ... 6 McKenzie's ... ... - 6 5 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Strath Creek - 6 5 King Parrot Creek. - 6 5 Flowerdale . .. .... 6.5 Peterson's ... - 6 5 Doherty's ... 6 5 Egans ... ... 6 5 CLOSE AT BROADFORD FOR (Datly.j A.M. P.M. Down Train (from Melb.) .. 8 415 Up Train (to Melb.) - I1 Reedy Creek ... .. - Tyaak ... ... .. 8 5 - McKenzie's 8 5o - (Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays., Strath Creek. .... .. 8 So -. King Parrot Creek... 8 5o - Flowerdale ... .. 8 5o - Peterson's ... .. 8 50 Doherty's... ... 8 5o - Egan's ... ... .. 8 50 -
Strath Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Strath Creek. -0 (FROP r OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QuTra recently the Education Depart ment removed all the turnitnre from the Good Templars' Hall, which they had rented for school purposes. It strikes one as a very absurd proceed ing to close the Stratlj school with an average attendance of 10, and leave open the Kerrisdale school which has a daily attendance of only about three. Our creamery is finished at last, but there appears to be some trouble in getting a cream-separator. The build ing adds greatly to the attractiveness of our little town. Surprise parties are just now the order of the dayhere. A very success ful one took place at Mr. A. Forbes's last week, hearly 40 persons putting in an appearance. Dancing and singing and all sorts of games were kept going till daylight the next morning. Dur ing the evening Mr. J. dMcCunner rendered several comic songs in good style. Everyone returned home so well satisfied that some other house holder is to be deprived of his rest some nigh...
Diry Dots. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Dirty Jets. F:;..s' winterl:de butter in what the m?onret is 6mamng more and more. Air.l tFhe her Letter eraoy year. It can be d;ne. oWe no not reached perfection L:ao r ctiLe. sppenrino in the papers j:et now to Frho::i-at all changes in milk ar, ceu-eci by h:ii?rfi, and Chow that the ida.rent chalne . are caured by diferent alt ir.e?. MSi.. e:r s will be ten busy to ro.d a-d Gigi:,e', eeintific dicuseien. let no nrt:tar,. I milk sours and I:eeps on cuctin:e hroc"h Iprcesa of decay, and we ex: cc" tu t shat ail that nctde to be known in' retica. linf. I' is claimed, y thoe in a ioition to 1:ro. o its: it is ily by conmbinaeion, or co. oer-cive ms.:u leture, t::;: anything like thla nme-:d ta.oet of good butter is pro. dated. The very eet butter in the market an articl? which 'ac less eompetition tb?en say .ther--ir of irdividuol manufacture, but ii wholly inandqg-ito in quantity to Espply the meeds ci lhuSewho know a good from a mediocre art!cle. i Teuietrcr.c i everything in perfl...
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Spring iallcy. :o: [ROS ounR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] It will be remembered that a gold bearing dyke formation was discovered on the Pheasant Creek alout the, middle of December, when a number of ainers set to work upon the large body of material in which the metal was found deposited. Ever since that time the interest has been well sustained and during the last week an eagerly anticipated crushing took place at the works of the Ti-tree mine near Yea, when from the three tons crushed 21 ozs. per ton was the average yield. This information has had a mosts ex citing influence upon those engaged, and upon a large number of others in terested ; the effect of which has been that a great rush to the diggings has. recently taken place from all adjacent localities, and the ground covering the formation has been pegged out by en terprising persons over an area of a mile from the scene of operations. It is at present very uncertain as to the actual extent of the wash, but the ma terial is so easil...
The Smokeball. A Novel Military Device for Overpowering the Enemy. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
T'io Emokeball. A Novel Military Device for Overpowering the Enemy. In the eham light at 'ortsmouth in hoont of the Emperor Willira an advancing column was eo lefected by hoe fumes of the smokeball which was used to raise a cloud of impenetrable obscurity under which they could advance, that the men had to keep their hands to their noees to nvoid suffoca. tion. It is now proposed tltattho emokhball shall receive a further develooment. It has occurred to some military mtn that insted half Euffcating their own troops, it would hb better' to ftllow? the example oi the Chineee i pirates with their stinkpot;, ?-d aephy:.ri. the enemy. A Vieana cioentit has nccrid ingly invented a bomb of euch power and virulencee that everyone who is within a radius of it when it cxulodes is rendlered u?coneciose . Devicesd ?oeh .n there WOe'd 1 soon modify the art of war. and probably the nert desciopment will be anu ui-asplhy:ist ir0; bomb, hoere fumes will neutralice those of theother. It is aEid that...
Cooking Recipes. NEAPOLITAN CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Cookilff Lclciies. 1'SP(.LT7L C?RE. One cup Ou brown slgar, threeLC ggF, half a cup of butter, hall cup molasbes, haltl cup of cltron cratoe, three cups of flour, one tea Spoonful of .?ikiog rowder, one cup of raisins end one of currauts; a teaspoonful each of ci"narnco, clonvs ond mrce; bake in jally. :;ke pane. For. white pbrt take two cups of our, one of butter, three a? flour, half a oup ol! mink, a t:aspooenl oft baiing powder n?id 'te whltea ol four eggf; bske in jelly pans .td lput together alte:uately with dark, prrndin;: icing, flavroed wittl vaill", be w'ce:. Ice the top. CUrOJzM?r.S WITiH EGGS. . Pare Eix large cucumberr, cut into emall :quaroc,oand put them into boiling wafer. Tke ppt of the water, put in a stewpsn with in onion and a piece of pork, and -a large ump of butter and ralt, i.eep on the fire -nvted c!ooefor 15 minuere. Sprinkle with lout rotl add Eal?icient wool gravy to cover. ::ir v'ell toortner, and hkap a gentle fire ?eilr till no cltm will rise. Toen tak...
Far[?] Garden. Make [?]aragus Bed. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Vane 1 Ga lrden. ,L( e 'n rera cus IBea. Asnaragas !y raised as anything that grows ni t 'en, and yet it is com paratively rare it on a farmer's table. Tho reason nee hat so much nonsense has been publir Cout the difficliee of raising it, and t have to wait two or threa years Io full maturity of the plant. It in tin a full crop will not be given in leria th o years, but when the bed is once m: nre ob is done for a dozen cr tweo are. It it is made tbie opring th:r be one season leoi to walt. Any good, we acd.ecil that is fit for corn is soitchlo ýnaranua. Put a salt barreI of stablc rC to every six square f?ct of grcun . dcer, work thoroughly cod cover the a with two inchEa of tich, li ht roil. [wrk clf it drills, one I foot I:artI, after rating the seed from I the luilo. Pier m five or sir inches apart in t!.: drio ;r carefully and tramp [rmlny with tir i 'The creds germinate quicker if eakc . r days belres plcnting. Care im:vt be I to keip the bed free iror ".teo?, ar.n dp Luring h...
General Gatherings. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
at tunsE iamp-probably the rarest in the worlb--las jest bccu cold by :dr. J. W. Pahser, of O21 Strand, for tee ez:rtordinary sumn of £130. 1; is rn American stamp, issued at Brftt!eborough in - lAd. The original prices of the stamp was 211. Tur. have a way in China of telling the time by lookinugat pussy's eyes. The pupils of a eat's eyes, it is exptained, are largest in the msorning, gradually growing smaller as the light increases, reacoina tlhe minimum at noon, then widening aeain until at niglht ahey once more become large. .. Trv. egg is considered one oa the besat remedies for dysentry. Beaten up lightly, with or without sugar, and swallowed at a gu!p, it feuds, by its emoilient quantities, to lessen the inflammation of the stomach and intestines, and by forming a transient coat ing on there organs, to enable Nature to resume her healthful sway over a diseased body. To make baked potatoes mealy when taken Irem the oven, they-should be put intoto a aspkin or towel, and the ski...
How to be Healthy. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
£1ow to be lealthy. The various " health hints" which have been going the round;s if tIs press for several years, writes J. H. Wi:liams. are becoming rather monotonous, and it is about time they had fallen into innocuonus desue tuae. Something more practical and sIns ible is demanded. The subjoined are warranted to go right to the ep-,t and say, many valuable lives, if the directions are strictly followed : llefrain from enting tona atools in mistake for mushrooms just after taking a bath so between muals. evoid standing tnder a ten-ton safe whicl is beingt raised to the fifth story of a build in with a rope havine one broken strand The safe is liable to make a mash, and tI corpse wouldn't look pretty. It is not conductive to health to bathe i water warm enough to boil an egg. Missi-, aries who have tried it in heathen countr have lost their lives. If you go up in a balloon and soddenly member when at a height of 5,000 feet ti your life insurance policy has expired, y life may be pr...
The Household. About the Hearth. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
F ha Ldoll?sehoiel. AbdOlt the iIctrtlr. Every hou.ckeeper knows how important it is to keen the refrigerator clean.- We always washe the shelves and ice racks in s0ap, ammonia and water. Vinegar and water will remove every stain from the zino. Ammonia, by the way, is invaluable for household purposes. Iiee are a few of the Uses to which at is put : If the color hoe been taken out of silk by fruit stains, ammonia will usually restore the color. To brighten carpets, wipe them with warm water, in which has been poured a few drops of ammonia. One or two tablespoonfuls of ammonia added to a pail of water will clean windows a greao deal better than soap. A few drops in a cup of warm water will romovr epots from paintings and chromeos. EKeep nickle and silver ornamrntl and mourns bright by rhubing with woollen clothe eaturated nm spirits of ammonia. :Greoao rPcts may be taken out with weak r.tetonia in water ; lay khite paper over .,nd i:-n with a hot iron. lEqual parts c aoomonlia and tu...
Correspondence. FOOT-BRIDGE OR LEVEL CROSSING. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
Correspondlence. FOOT-BRIDGE O?I E\'EI. CtOSSING. [TO THE LuITO.) SIR,-I would like to draw the attention of the Commissioner of railways to the great inconvenience experienced by the. inhabitants and travellers journeying to and from the South side of the railway station at Broad lord from the circuitous character of the path, which necessitates a walk of a quarter of a mile in order to get to the platform which is but a hundred yards away. Bly simply continuing the already existing cross ing at the North end of the platform by a few steps cut ioto the platform on the wood siding, with a turn style in the fence of the reserve directly opposite, a short and excellent road could be made at a slight cost, to the great convenience of those of us who have almost hourly business at the rail way station, as well as to the public generally. Yours etc. T. ALFOIRD. Coffee Palace January 12th.
[?] COMMON SENSE CURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
UoVIOiL t. I CO I .ON S :g:xSE Cu:E. V s Dr J:aisn: Poo.cs: ANICOLD. -- y Cousin MIary h1::a been an invalid for 11 several y'ears, i.l all tihe f male reltives p shook thelir I:eds ctesp !csdigly whenever a this subject swas ltenitis, ld. '"sThere was very little hope that sie o weld ever is' a:;: better," tiy said, dol orsssoly; she had had all the doctors far and tear, ad inone of thesm lid iher any oild. I'our t:uollal., s ;e !trobabiy could'nt hold out much hlonger." I hales Is'sd t:' sase tory over and i osver, hut :vril. hi t: sose pereonal cx- t lprin:oce, in ihrniC,:' tl;scae, I weas :lot dis posed to hi lie:: the ct:.e as hopeless as it t was rear:1? e: qi ? I n.e.:w a thle first there had bcen a :icverc over.it:u?;ia of strengtc h in the care E of a ac:rly loved brotler, ?:sho had died after a loin illl:css, and "-.sry had been ver;y sick ?ith i. fever after his death. Lo:t :oInrhs e t nervo,:ss ,' lstration fol lowed the fever, then intervals of conval cscnca and r' el s...
The Parramatta Gang. A Suppressed Convict Incident of Old Sydney. [COPYRIGHT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
The Parranmatta Iang. & SnppDress,'d VConvicts ?lcident of 4ll Sydhtey. B. Iv.tx DthTE:. [cO'rTuIollr.1 Govieriner .Macuajrie, of historic famo, co far as the annals of Botany flay are concerned, was a man of stra!ge parts he was :a star-gager in snoro soenses thans one. lie, in days subsequenut to his governership, often protested that his lisidight rambles in the district of Sydney, called Plarramatta, were really taken for astronomical purposes, and not for vulgar earthly reviso of detecting.. breaches of duty or cbtaining information direct tihat he could not obtain indirectly froiti the subtrdinate otlicials. Ile would never even admit that like; another larorut Al Itaschid ho was desirious of seeing for himself, incogshit, the real condition of his--practically !pea:king- sua5jecis, so that he niight remlove abuses rald ritisate their lhard lot. Taken sito g. ther. 3:Macquarie was not a bad official t, th.e Systea as times welt, and there jt litt!l doubt lie Simade scs...
Make Him Sit. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 15 January 1892
A Lendcl ie?'ry married a . rmea in Fi'e, and ?eas i iheh itic'vrtetd in micrytli::g about the [?l;n. O~ lr.y, It.ein, ri :i ola Tllete et i. cluci.in: L-,rn,n he c:nu: into the kitchen tui:e Oi otf LrtuLL., -.d em:d "Oh, 'Tibbie. there a great he-:en in the cart rhed, rUnd le'd e:vcr !ar re egge than chtt little locl does," " A he- , trust I" ::id Titile, "1ioe F mnesn the LDorking cecr? I?e'11 to tic or g ;At sit?" eai.i the laiyv; "just you telu down the ea t s in the corneer of the shad tumble a i:hal:er oear ham ond s:ale him cit." "A-wad," eald Tibbie, " i ken mnthing your Lni non in.hEn, lier, but el I can day il, Je'll to get a cek in F:ie that'll icme-to iofmed" to e worck, hamper a: nae ham. r, Tr p!ay-A ck fight. W\ar it it you amust keelp after giving it Wt croth-r '-Y ur sword. A Y:' e'erinencL " that ?o'sing feeling" w?,he: ue fils cverbeard. W:ar is wine spoilt by being converted into hecr?-1-.:cause yoa make a mull ci it. CI::a.';Ier.ss is ?exl to eJadhneEe, hbt a ma...