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HARD ON THE PARSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
HARD ON THE 'PARSON. A OdcTAI5 parson of a villngo in the county of B----shire, well-known for his sporting proclivities, was out hunting, when his horse, in taking a fence, stumbled, and fell with his rider.into the ditch. On one of the party seeing a hore struggling in the ditch he enquired, " Who's down 1" and on hearing it was the p arson exclaimed: " Oh, nover mind him, he won't be wanted till next Sunday," and galloped away, leaving theo unfortunate parson to get out as best hl could.
SHEPPARTON MARKETS. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
tSl1EI''AItTON MAIRKETS. Saturday. M'tllRIDE, MARlTIN AND CO. report: Smaller attetdulatc at the tarket on datur. dtay, but spirititl bidding throughout tli sale' antd total clearance of all produce offered.' Our catalogue was smaller than usual.; We sold-- owls 2s Itl to 2s iit, turkeys 7s to ts cabbage plants Is to Is tlo per 10t0, W:i'ren's bacon ldl to liFd. 100 cases fruit-Quincese 2s tkl to 3st npplles 2s lkl, pears 2s Ihl, half. cLsesigrapei s Is to Is 9d, peaches Is t& to 3t rel, quinces s olot, pear.rs to d ; alsoI large quantity tools, crockery, and sutudrte. Weo' sold a well-bre? Ihack for £.? . Horses int clreaitg Ii favor. At cortporatito yartls we sold 2 pigsti--Fiat7s7 to 27s (l, stores 14Us tIl, porklero 12, slil p s to to I. Ws have lutaoe 20l ac - ,t's) to 3tI ; t. . Harrington ; I' :i at satisfactoary' rentals. Special . . t. is drawnll to our ( ruivertisements. Tihe money marketis welli suppliol, and cosidierble business Int pro.i g e?s, largo sums offeri...
AN ANCIENT CITY OF INDIA. A VISIT TO DELHI AND ITS WONDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
AN i A NCGI'NT CIT\:-OF -1 NI)1A. A VISIT TO lH'lf.1fI ANI) ITS 11ONDERS." IIE journey from tll'lcuttat to I)elhi, says i a correspownlent in lthe 'Toronto Ei'npi'e, was cy railway throuihi the provinces of Ifengdl indi Oudh. The ii-ttacre traversed by tihl, routeo is a trifle over 1,i00 mtiles. ,'L'ravellers from the new world aore riot long in Indifa until They weaken and euccimb to the soft ndl allutrilng chatis of the Pcirit of the Orient. Their usuall energetic activity gives way to nn attitiudle of graceful fiand becoming repose. Literally, "a change cInmea o'er the spirit, of their dlreamsll." Chi.rished ideals in tihe western mind melt alay nd i are sulpplanted bily a rosy set peculiar to t he eartern world. The steiam ihip ihich hid brought tie ailong from China indi sea0cely come to anchor in the Ileogly River il (Callottia before we fellt symptoOmsof i fresr I ltack of thile mildlly bewitching inlluenice that ceems to lurk it all oriental tulrrouidigs.ll? A few diays inll...
SUB-TREASURIES. SHEPPARTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
SUB-TREASURIES. SHEPPARTON. Accounts are awaiting payment for the following :- Jno. Allen, J. O'Shannessy, T. Kil pritrick, J. Lancaster (2), Juo. Murphy, W. Maskell; 'Dr. Florancec, J. Elder Pine Lodge Creamery, E. W. .Patey' W. F. Ford, jnr., C. Poole, W. J' Young, W. S. Archer, C. Ford, C' Roach,. R. Crawford.
ARDMONA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
* ARDMONA. A concertI under the auspices of' the Ardnrona Fruit Griwers' lustil ate, took pilae n Monday evening Inlast. It. wnrs arranged to play ia cricket match in the after,,noon iii fancey costume, but this por tioliof the proceedings ws .w not iat all| interestinig. The hall itself is a very nice brick bIilding, hind refllects credit on the -pro moters for the energy and perseverance .they have hitherto displayed in its erection. Th'ire is a neat little stage, with a proscenium, and the latlies had been busy smaking a floral and tlag dis play. At the back of the stage was placed the Trish flag, with the motto, " Ceade Mille Failthe"--which nmeais in Englisl, " Ten thousand welcomes." 'Mr. J. Morrissey, the president of the Rodney Irrigaltion Trust, who is a favor ite with everybody, and is always readyI to give his assistance for the good andl welfare of any just cause, occuplied the chair, an1d apologised for the absence of Mr WViseman (the accompanyist), who is suffering fro...
OUR LOCAL BUTTER SUPPLY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
OUR LOCAL BUTTER SUPPLY. -:0: TO TIIE EDITOR. Sin,-We ladies do not often inflict ourselves and our grievances upon the newspaper-reading public, but there are times when it may not be unbecoming to drop our local editor a line or two for his correspondence columnn. Living among a butter-producing conmmunity, and one that makes a special boast of its success ill this dircction, it strikes one as being most extraordiniry that there should be. such difficulty in obtaining a few pounds of butter when one is de sirous of obtainilng it, and 'has the money to pay for it. I have been for three weeks without butter, being unable to purchase any from the storekeeper I deal with, he having done his best to procure it, but being obliged, so lie tells me, to send to Melbourne in order to get back to Taturn butter, which lias travelled 220 miles front here to town and return. I have also heard of people living in our seaport towns having to send to IMelbourne for fish, which had left the fisherm...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. ---+--- Tatura Urban Waterworks Trunt meet second Monday in the month (April 9.) 1.O.O.F, TLoyal Tatura Lodge, every alternate 'Tues lay (April 3) in the ante-room of the' Tatura Mecclhanics' Hall. JM.U.I.O.O.F. Lo yal Lnlomna Tatura Lodge meet every altcrnate Tuesday (April 10) in the ante-room of the Meclachics' Institute, Taturna. Tatura Agricultural Society, Satur day, April 7,; at 1.80 p.m., at the Tat.ura Mechaics'. . Tatura V. F. Brigade meeting, first Monday id each, montli, practice, thrd Monday in eachlMonth. Annmal meeting. of the Toolamba' Public Hall Committee, Tluesday eveR ing, April 3,. at 8 o'clock. Tatara Hospital Demonstratioil, 4th April, in the Tatura Show grounds. Grand Ball in aid of the Tatura Drum and Fife Band, on Friday evening, 20th April, in R.C. Bazaar Building. Ball and Supper (I.O.O.F. Loyal Tatura lodge), 24th M?ay, in the Tatura Mechimies', Rodney irrigation Trust meeting first MIonday in IMonth (April 2.). -
About Wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
Abssst l1'oo?. Of the composition of wool this oecmloal' intimato has been given: Carbon, fifty per' oent.; hydrogen, reven: nitreogn, reventeen; oxygen, twenty.one; and sunlphur five. While ninnty-eight per cenrt. would be organio, two per cent. would be ash. The fibre varies in diameter, the delicate Saxon Merino being: the thirteenth-thousand of an inch, and the Southdown the eleventhhousandth. Sound. neos of fibre indicates health. Lustrous wool is long and ironig, sometimes twenty inches in length. Old oheep usually lose the power of producing the best wool. As a rule, the wool of marahy and stormy localities is poor, though the wool of Shetland has always been famous; but in this case the' b:ecd has remained uncontaminated with inferior brooeeds. The curls on some wool may be from twelve to twenty-seven in an: inch. As soon as the point of the libro hans protruded through the skin of the animal, a series of prowths take place. One side grows] faster than the other, and causes ...
TATURA VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
TATURA : VOLUNTEER iFIRE . BRIGADE. 'Tle,adjourtd itmnthly ileeting of the abov' ibrigade was held on Thursd:ay night, 22ad instant, at Rlitchie's rooms. Captain Ritchie occupied the chiir,, tutn there waA' a good attedlltnce of llemtbeirs. The inliuitei of the previous meetilng having beetn re:ad and confirited,- the secretary read a deal of correspondenice relating to' te recent demonstration. The captainl itade a report of 'the past imontl, especially dealing with the de monstration and the good behaviour of thie memubers whilst there. The. sub-conulnittee reported that they had chosen two teams to' colmplete at the sports. (The namles have alreaidy appeared in our columns.) Mr.I R.I Rlogers was ulnaiimously elected nit active umember of the brigade, and wtis introduced to the meeting. Ilr G. MiRoberit was nominated as an active memtber.' Fireoman D. Anderson tenldered his resitgnation as a iuembher, whlich was accepted with regret, and the chairniantoieunveyed to 'Mr Aniderson t...
EPILOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
EPILOGUE. It is a well-known faot that a community of distress frequently makes the best friends out of even the deadliest foes. Where Diamonds are Polished. One of the great industries of Amsterdam is the cutting and polishing of diamonds; and nearly all the finest diamonds in the world are brought here to be cut into shape. We will make a visit to one of the principal dilo mond etablihmenents and when we get there I think we shall be surprised to find a great factory, four or five stories high, a steam en gine in the basement and fly wheels and leathern bands and all sorts of whirring machinery in the difl. rent stories. On the very top floor the diamonds are finished and polished and here we see skillful workmen sitting before rapidly revolving disks of steel, against which the diamonds are pressed and polibhed. It requires great skill, tims and patience before one of these valuable gemr is get into that shape in whilh it will best shine, sparlkle and show its purity. Nearly half...
AN EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
AN EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE. On Tiecsday evening, 20th instant, the wife of W. Janezki, ia farmer at Wininia, about 5 imiles frn Nhill, was at hoire with her childrenl, her lhutbaind being awray, wlhun shoe heard i rushling soundl,:at l looking toult athe door saw it terrilic rotoary wind storm approaching directly towards the house. She minilage'd to shut thu door, ald with a baby in her amis, crIupt under i table in terror, Her other childreo socrambled inder thue :eds." Tie full force of the storm sonl struck the house, liftiidg the roof like. a fl'ether ind bronking it into it thouian?.i. pices Bledding, atid even a box df" clothes, were carried. tway. The fire oil the hea rtlh was scatterd, in all directious. , Fortunately there had been heavy rain earlier, or the terrors of fire would have beel addedto thobse of the storm. 1ycerything in. the hlouie was destroyed, exceit, stratngt. t relhte, the tabll and bedsteads unider which the. mothe'r i nd-chiildrn sought refuge. 'A mjig...
All's Well That Ends Well. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
All's Well That Enas Well. e-, Mr. Perry was an old bachelor und Mist Briggs was an old maid. lHe lived in the brick house on the hill, and she in the cet tage opposite, and they were mortal eneuies lie despised her because she kept two cate and a canary, and sihe loathed hins for hit affection for a huge mastiff and an old knock kneed horse. " Why on earth the man don't try to get a decent horse is more thian I can imagine I" she would say, as he plodded up to the door. " I believe that he is too mean and miserly to buy one." Mies mBriggs would lhave hardly felt pleased had she knowun that Mr. Perry rode back and forward or; this worn-out piece of horse l: sh for the purpose of annoying her. They never spoke, but yet they man!aged to keep lupl a perfect warfare by disagreeable marners and wrathfrul glances. She sat hlour after hour beneath the canary bird in the window, with her cat perched upon the sill and her knitting in her haInd, throwing glances of Aborn to the opputile side,...
THE KYABRAM UNION. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
THE KYA1RAM UNION( PIUBLIsI5eD ?VEnY 1FIrDAY iMooNINo. -0 FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 1894. IT is with regret that we have now so frequently to note in our columns cases of cruelty to animlls. Scarcely a court day passes without one or more instances of this offence cominig under notice. Not that we have the slightest corn punction on account of the allllu t of fines imposed, we could with great pleasure see them trebled; our sympathy is with the unfortunate victims of these self-styled lords of creation. But it is sympathy mingled with ia certain feeling of sorrow that there should be those in our milidst who seem utterly careless of preserving that essentially hInana charac teristic of consideration for other thnlu themselves, and who appear ready at any moment to give vent to that ferocity of disposition which characterises the beast, and the wild beast at that. Of course we recognise tile fact th:it .iin some cases people err ralther front force of circlmstances thian from choice. Still t...
PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. The annual picnic of the children attending the Presblyteritan Sunday School took place on IMonday last, anlt was an unqualified success. This annul gathering has become quite nu institu tion in the presbyterian circle, crml judg ing by the number of grown-up people on the ground the event scents to have attractions.for old as well as young. Cricket, football, and other games were indulged'in, after which the company sat downto a repast provided by the teachers and friends of tile church. Tl'hereafter a capital prograimme of sports was golne through, every item being spiritedly contested, the high jumping being especially good, while tile obstacle race occasioned great merriment to the oonlookers. Sixteen events having been run off, and the prizes presented to the successful competitors. tea witas served, after which the Rev. Ar Cluambers, in a few happy remarks, proposed ia vote of thanks to Messrs Bruce and IIHunter, for providing and so successf...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 30 March 1894
LOCAL ITEMS. The votaries of the terpsichorian art will be glad to learn that arrangements are being made to hold a series of winter quadrille assembllies in the [lechanics' Institute, conmmencing about the middle of next month. The Cev. Mr Walton, of the Free Methodist. Church, for a unumber of years stationed at Mooroopnn, has been transferred to Bihlarat, and on last Sunday evening preached his farewell sermon in the Tatura Mlechanics' In stitute. The innmal elections for the IRodney Ir'igation Trust takes place early in May next. We have heard a number of nanmes mentioned for the Undera division, Mr Johli Stewart., the present member having decided not to seek re election, The Shleppartpn .chrysantheumnn shown is; inlounced to take ' place i Daly's Star Theatre, Shelparton, on 'Wednesdiiy, 2nd Maiy. There are 40 numbers on the'catalogue, the amateur class being in the majority. Prizes are also offered for ripe and green frilit. In tending exhibitors front Tatura may see tile sch...