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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 2 April 1886

EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (I:romn the "Argus.") - arech G. In thi House of Lords to-day Earl Granville the Secretary o(f S ate for the C..lonies, made a statem. nt to the effect that communirations are now parsing between the Colonial t ffice and the Australssian Govtrnment witht regard to a suggestion that France should be permitted to occupy the New Hebrides on conditions which he thought would p lss ly be agreeable to the cohlnie?. His Lordship added that at the present time he was unable to inform tile House more fully in explanation of the proposal. In the House of Comumons today Mr Gladatone. who las recover d from his indisposition and has resumed his Parliamentary duties, confirtmed tihe announcement made yesterday by Sir Williamn Harcourt on his behalf, that ihe would make his pronised s:atement of the Irish po!icy of the Government on the 8th puor., atnd at the same time took occasion to intimate that the general purport of the statement would be in ragard to au bill which it wa...

Publication Title: Traralgon Record
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GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 2 April 1886

GISPLP3SI STOCK REPORTS Messrs Little and Borthwick report: At Sale. Fat Cattle.-Market brisk, not withstanding low prices ruling in town. Our sales-Cows, inferior to good, £5 to £6 12s Gd; heifers, £5 to £6 2s Gd; bul locks, inferior to medium, £6 15s to £7 17s Gd; vealers, £1 10s to £2 GC. Store Cattle.--luch about the same as last week, forward-conditioned cattle selling little better; a good fall of rain is badly wanted, and we do not anticipate a change until then. At Traralgon on Monday our yards fully supplied, but owing to the slowness of the selling in the early port of the day, it was late when we staied ; we, however, managed to clear nearly every. thing, Mr Rawson's Omeo bullocks. £(; 3-years steers, £3 16s to £4 Ss; store cows, £3 Is to £3 11s; 18-months steers and heifers, £1 8e to £2 4s ; forward-con ditioned bullocks, to £7; half-fat cows, £4 Ils to £5. At Maffra prices about same as last week ; bullocks, £5 to £6 ; 3-years steers, £3 l0s to £4 Gs; 18 months steers a...

Publication Title: Traralgon Record
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The Traralgon Record "MODERATE, BUT PROGRESSIVE." (Published every Tuesday & Friday morning.) FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1886. THE CHAIR OF MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 2 April 1886

"'IODERATE, BUT PROGRESSIVE ." (Published everye Tuesay & Friday meo fing.) THE CHAIR OF 3IUSIC. ALTHOUGHa considerable tinie has ?apsedt since the Hon. FaANcis 3OROnD proposed to give the lhandsome snm of L20,000 to provide a Chair of Musinc in our Victorian University, on the conditions that a com paratively trifling aiin be "sucrilhed by the piblic, nothing of a dfiliite chatncter has been. done,. : ,t a electing) held re-. cently in melbourne, tlh matter wen din-' cussed, and HL. J.' P. Drgi i hon. ase to the movement, in opening the proceedings, remarked that in Januar3 of last yevr M. Fui&ciS Oieo.D called i ceetin i the Too n-hall of members of the m'isical pro. fes~ion in that city, and gentlemenin terested iin insiical culture. At' tha?t miting Mr. OlSioo Dstited: that he pro-' posed to:iepend LO0,000 ii tlieipromitionii of mtisichl ediication, 'and would plce tlie mater in thehands of the gentlemen lire sent. It was ultimately decided that Mr. Oliuosn'a gen...

Publication Title: Traralgon Record
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WARRAGUL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 2 April 1886

re ' WARRAGUL SHOW. h S Tle secolld :annal show of th1e alýoi Societv as , heldi in the new grolndls' at h Warragul, on Thursday last;and provrl a nihge success. 'The weather was fine L (this is paiticularly worthy of mention), and the largest niinber of people ever seen at one time in Gippsland congre gated on tile ground. It is. estimated t) hat there were over 4600 plersont pre - ent, and this is borne out by the fact n tat 20oJ persons paid for adtili.sion, Sand as there are over :i00 inmenlier anl eaverae of five nmay le allowed. To thih Shunnibr his to be added :ll the judges, visitors and attendants. TIe succes. achieved was in a great measure due to e the support given ,by hie residents all along the line from Warra.gul to Tra f ralgson, sinclnding the.back country otA either side,. not only by attending' but br exhlibiting inl the various classes. It t ill le to the interest of the society e seeing thtlitif hias" iaile "such" ' enpitai r start-to make all future sllows equa...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 2 April 1886

WOODCUTTERS. WOODCUTTER , WOODCUTTERS, Wanted Wodecutters for 200 CORDS OF WOOD, Apply - JAS, DUCBAR, Trarnlgon, Noticel. TRARALGON POST OFFICE. MAILS DESPATCHED. Melbourne and all intermediate offices   daily. 7.40 a-m. and 5.00 p m. SALE. and all intermediate offices daily, 11.15 a.m. and 750 p.m. HEYFIELD, daily, 11.15 am. and 7.50 p.m. WALHALLA, via Toongabbie. Monday,   Wednesday, Friday, 11-15 &m. via Moe, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 740 a.m. GLENGARRY TOONGABBIE Daily at II am. COWARR CALLIGNEE, Tuesday. and Friday 8.30 a.m. TYERS, Tuesday and Friday. 12.15 p.m. CHEAP PRINTING! We have imported from Messrs Cooke &   Co, Flinders Lane. and B. F. Mitchison Queen-street, a complete ASSORTMIENT OF NEW JOB PRINTING TYPE MACHINERY, Including a very fast going " ARAB" TREADLE, Which now enables as to execute on short notice ANY DESCRIPTION OF PRINTING AND BOOK BINDING. LITHOGRAPHIC WORK/ c. At strictly Melbourne Prices -ott----...

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RECEIPT & PAY OFFICE, TRARALGON. PAYMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

RECEIPT & PAY OFFICE, -. TRARALGON. . PAYMENTS. ' " . : TRAURALaO -I1. LRiit, moe Free Library, I. H ainptoni, L. A .'Canipb ll. - . . . IIOSEDALE.'-W. Allen, J. Young J. Gill senan (2), W. II. Spencer, T. Feily. : . *ý MORWELL.-W. Champ, J. Hasthorpe, G. Milne, W. Bredin (2). GRANTS.. t R. N. Frost. T:. Colieland,lJ. Fitzpatrick R. Fcrguson, G. Firmin (2), \., Gould,. F HIandley, ecr.Tl'. ?eurcer anld' hthlcrs J? Alitchell, J. R1. lMajendie,'Jas; M'Dounam A Nadenbousche (2), Thos: :Xeedlhamn 4) lt l'rttE. Scarlett (2)W." Scarlett. It GJ Timnbs. "W. Thompsonl, WV. Wilsun Js. Wright, E. T. A..Veitch, and others as the trustees of the Mechanies' Institute and Fre Library at Toongabbi6, J. Silcock. . LEASES. .D. C.Archibald, G. Dare, G. Daws, o Gorman, J. Geal.. IHardy, J. N; Heun ,W. Murdoch, L. Molloy, T. '-lahon, Walter -Mairstia,-'L: 3Marstin, W .MI oore , A -. F 11i'Donald, R.llinall, E1. L. Simmnns, Sliellsa (),.J. Vincent (2), E. Viddoson) Ss selan 14),G Whley sorr. (2) ...

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COMMERCIAL. TRARALGON MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

COIMMERCIAL. -o--- TRAIRALGON MARMETS. Marriage, Orr & Co. report, Monday 5ith irst.-There was a ge:d attendance, and a large number of cattle forwanl, the market opened rather dull, but towards the close became brisk when prices ona sales made by us advanced several shillings on store cattle over those of last market here. We sold some nice lots of cows, steers, and heifers. Prices as follows: Fat heifers £4 10s to £3, springers £3 17s Id, cows and calves to L5 5as; steers and heifers. L3 .Is, L3 5s, LI 15s, L 17, L 1, and L4 7s ; dry cows, Ll3 9s. Pigs--Porkers, Is and 23s ; slips and stores, as (id, Cs (i3. to 10s 6d. Sheep.-We sold 100 lpre Merino wethers at 6s 2d. The cwes advertised not being sold wroe with drawn for private sale. Next sales, ? cdnes day, Toongabbie monthly ; Saturday, stock and furniture, Commercial hotel. Toon gabbie. 3lessr A. M'Lean and Co. report: On Friday, 26th March we held a most successfid clearing sale for Allen Walker, Esq. Dairy cows rcahl...

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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. London, 1st April. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (Froni Melenurie paners) S Loendon, 1st April. At the colonial wool wool action t-da, 12,300 baheri were'olfered, m.iing ia total of 97,0110 since the co:nmene: ment of the s, ries. 'ThI itotal iitli drawe.s to date a'mount to 13,000i. The m.rket contiulites weuk. Up to the present timlp ahbou £2,500,000 of New Zealaltd bonds have been brought in for convrrsion. Aden, 1?t April. The British India Steam Navigation Compan)'s R.1.1.S. Alerkert, fomli Brisbnn 22ndl Flehr,.ry, lef.t here yesterdaly lhoewa.td botoed. Rioo de Janeiro, April 1. TheNle Ne- Nealitnd Svippiiig Ciom pany's ].M.S. Totig.uno, which left, Welhiigtot, on 11th 2Murch with a cargo ot 15,000 careases of muttou, arrived here this morlltg. The lseat is in excellent condition. .. ' "? Lond'n, April 1. The Bank of Englandl., weekly returits, published' toddy, sh; h. the proportion of reserve to liabilities to be •41 per chut. The total reserve in notes and bullion anounts to £13,700,0(100, being a decr...

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SAD AND FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

SAD AND FATAL ACCI DENT. *We record, with feelings of deep regret, the occurrence of a lamentable fataly which took place near Rosedale on Saturday afternonn, and resulted in the death of Mi"7J.F. IMatthews, wife of Dr. Matthewe, of that town. Front tie details to hand it appears that the doctor, accompanied by Airs Mattnews, drove oua to a piece of ground which Dr Matthews had recently purclhased, where some work was going on, and while lhe was ta'king to one of tde men employed by him, Mrs Mattlhews went to set fire to some clumps or tassacs of grass on the erouad. It is supposed she had lighted one and Ihad gone to set fire to anothetr when the flames caught her dress. lThe doctor and the man with whomi be was engaged were stirtled by ihearing the poor lady's serrianms and itniedinately ran to whlere site was, but beflre thley were able to reach hl r she wns iest severelY burnt, indeed nearly all the clotrs which slhe wore were burnt off her. Dr. Mat. tlhews inm ediately ; lled o...

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FLYNNS' CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

FLYNNS' CREEK. (From our own Correspondent). There is at present a general outcry for rain, for although. thlle present summer has bern a very mild one, eat there is no disputing the fart that fir tile past five years the land has been gradunlly getting harder, and one of the naural results of this is that farmers have not been plloaghing deep enough. Experience abund utlty proves that at leastouco in every three years , the Iand ulder entculivatin requires breaking up to a depth of at least seven or eight inches, and by this means much of the niatural fertility of the soil will be restored and mliaintainled, and this can never be done by disturb ing the sail year after yer to a depth of only n- to 3inches. . A Rood dril of the land will this year b, laid down in grass, owing to the veryrheavy cast of and the difliculty of obtaining labour at harvest time. - In audition to his, the weather in the months of N,,v.. Dec. and Jan. is ahnrgether too unettled fcr harvest wolk. A number of...

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A FAMILY POISONED BY ARSENIC. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

A FAnILY POISONED BY ARSENIO. Ssadl ease of poiso.n ng orurred at Blrdrinw'n. South Australie, i ne pIrsor.s being allected. 'T'w a'e dniii lnid two otlthrs' ao in a v'ery precir:ol. coalition. 'Thetowiahip was starried on., Moiilay last by the ctinws that scroral persolns were ill fronm the eltfets of areOni poioning. A'painter had been working in the house of -Mr F. B Oliver, storekeeper, and had kIt some arsenic unlabeherl lying on the table mixed with a hrrt flour. 'l'is was taken for flour, mid mixed by Mrs Oliver with emine she was using for paueke.. TIhes were porltakte, of at dinner, about I o'clock, and a short tic?e alterwnrls pserral of the per.ons who had ente them becameo sick. No notice was taken of this for salie time, but evrntrolly Dr Mouu tlin. whi colled in. Ile at once applied the proper remedies, lHe and Dr. Srteen,o have been attt nding the pitients ever since. Two of the chil dren, Frank Oliver andt Frank MIunt, aged about six years, have sifico suc mnabel to ...

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RAILWAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

IRAILWAY IEETINTG. A la:ge!y attended meeting wrs held in the 'Mechanics' Institute last night. , jMr Pte:kin, proident of the shire, occupid tihe chrair. In his open. ing lemnarks, the chelirlan said it was elrtlat that Wt wanlt 1 railway to the South, and that the best way to obtaint what we want i to .trwork brit. Prod. ieee Ihelps tholso tt.o help themselves, anld we callnnot expect milch if we Id not ask for it. lie was told that our route is itnr easnura 'ly superlir to that por:osed lfrsth RILedle. He would call upon any gentleien' to speak on the subject whi', from their knowledge of tile distrirt, were competent to do so. He had much p!eusure ill calling upon 31r Sykes. Mr tykes said, br fore speaking on the oubjecr, hie woud111 move: " That undoubtedly the best route for a railway from the main Oippsland line to Yarram Yarram is from Trralgon via Loy Yang, Upper Flynn's Creek, Tong Bong, Willung, nod Carrmajng, as it would traverse populous annt fertile country for the who...

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A STRANGE EXPERIENCE [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

A STRANGE EXPERIENCE The "London Sutndard" has linl lilued thile narrative of the extruordll ary experiences of the woman wiht alter a.strange serils of Imislhaps, fontt herself alotne itI na ishin smack, whlic drifited froin one of the Orknely islnd to tile coast of Norway. Tee mar portions of her story are as follow : She emoarkedin the Coluntbine,intettd ing lto 'visit a niece ?llo lives a Lerwick. Tney lad not got far wehet at noont, thoevessel struck on it sunlrke rock oifti tBh ' itatof Shetland. bein, very ill, shle was brelli- at the time but lld fealt the shock, and heard tit ceptat ilad tlse two sailors runnlin about on tlhe deck, anld theardl tit caplait give ord?rs for the boat to ise lowered. Althotug,? very seasick, site a once got up andt tried to get on deck but t:o ladder fell, and slue was unable to replace it. ' Siae heard lthe boat ton all)t alld was terribly ahlarmedl, for tilh wind aat b'ow.ng very hlard, and tite sea was higlh. Shie attotpulttll maln times to ...

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LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

LATEST INTELLIGENCE. -o [By Wire: From our own Correspondcent.] Melbourne; 8 p.m. Tenders for the Hawthorn and Kew railway were open to-day. Noonan Bros. tender for £18,000 was accepted. The Collingwood shopkeepers inter viewed the Chief Secretary; asking for additional police. protection, as acts of violence occurred and disorderly crowds congregated in Smith-street nightly.. Mr Deakin promised energetic measures by sending large force foot police and troopers to patrol to-night. At Richmond riots are expected re early closing, the police are in full force. The Governor and Lady Loch start to morrow for the Black Spur, will probably return on Thursday night. An inquest was held on the body of CatherineIlowe, wife of a 'cabman living at Richmond, her skull had been fractured through falling on the kirbstone in Church street, on Thursday,. while uilder the' in fluenco of drink. She was refitsed ad mittance at the hospital in coilsequenco of the doctors not being able to discover the ...

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PASSENGER TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

PASSENGER TRAINS. DOWN. M MAIN LINE. Leaves-Sale, 6C55 am. and 4*42 p.m. ;' T . ILGON, 8"4 am. and 5"51 pi.m.; or well, 8 26 a.m. and .18 3an. m. Arries--Melbotirne, 1"G p.n. and 10 51 p.m. UP.:. Levcns-lMelbourne, 0"42 am. annd 432 p.m.; Morwell, ll125 am. and 9J11 p.m.; TnAnRALGON, 11"48 a.m. and 9"34 p.m. Arrives-Sale, 1258 p.m. and 10'44 p.m. DOWN.' HEYFIELD LINE. Leaves-Traralgon., 12. p.m. ond 9"50 p.m.; Glengarry, 1227p.m. and 10'12 p m.; Toongabbte, 12.43 p.m. and 10,28 p.m.; Cowwnarr, 12'59 .m. and 10"44 p.m.; Glenmaggie, 111 p.m. amid 10 5 p.m. Arri?e llcyield 1 23 p.m. and 11"8 p.m. Leses-leyfi ld, 6.30 a.m. and 42 p.m.; Glenmaggie, 6"42 a.m. and 4"14 p.m.; Cowwarr. ti'4t nm. and 4.26 p.m.; Toongabbie, 7'10 a.m. and 4"42 p.m.; Glengarry, 7. 2 n.m. and 4158 p.m. Arrives TIAnAtLGON, 748 am. and 8520 p.m. DOWN .. MIRB00 LINE. Leaves--orwell 1145 a.m.; Yinnar, 12.10 p.m.; Boolar, 12 1' p.m. A?rives, Darlimrlan 12'45 p.m. Leaves Darlimurla,, G 55 n.m.;. Boolara, :,.715 a.in; Y...

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GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. Sale, Saturday, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

GIPPSLAND -TOCK REPORTS. Sale. Sntuonlnay, April 3. Messrs Little and liorthwick renort:-Fat Cattle.-No alteration on last weeks's prices. We sold in various markets inferior to medium cows. £5 to £5 17s 6d ; small bullocks. £G 153s to £7 is ; heifers. £4 l.s to £1 17s d; vealers, £1 8s to £1 13s. Store Cattle.-0wing t", the continued dry weather prices are esier for all descriptions and we do not anticipate anyehange until we have a good fall of rain. On Wednesday we held (in conjioetion withl Mr T. JToes) 1r Jas. Clyne's clearinngout sale at Tinamba; very large attendance and hitgh prices obtained for everything. Dranuht mares, and foals, £45 to £51, average £10 Is ; draught mares. £25 to £41, average £29 Si: dranoht geldings, £19 10s to £2 ; hbuy horse. £35 ; 2-ear. colts and fillies, £17 IOs to £24, averge £21 4s; 1-year-olds, £10l3 to £20, average £15 £12s; 70 young bullocoe, £5 Is to £5 Is; 2-years heifers, £3 1 ; do.' steers, £3 Its; and all the furniture andl plant at most s...

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MORWELL ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

MOUfWELL ADVEP.TISEFR. ank,.- Australasia and Colouial. Open daily Storek~eepc.-A. Car, & Colin Hutton. Saddklez.-W. it. Stephenson, and Cbhu. nootand Shoemaker.-Charles Pearre.

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ROSEDALE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

ROSEDALE. (From our own Correspondent). .0londs.i' A very sad and fatal accident hap. pened here on Saturday afterijon.; Dr. Mattllews and a man were bnrn ing off tussacs in a padldck s'ome little distance from his residence. Mrs. Ma:tthews was wvith her husband, and while watching a fire her clothae acci deiltally caught fire. She was soon enveloped in flames. The doctor who wae some' hundred or two hundred yards distant, ran to her nssistance, and endeavoured to quench the flames. Th:s was not easily done as the grass caught fire and made matters worse. Her garments were completely de s:royed, and she was frightfully burned. Her sufferings. were great. She lingered till four o'clock the fLllowing iorning, when the end carne. Great sympathy is felt for the doctor in his sudden and irreparable losr. 'Ith local option poll, passej off in this district withountany remsrable in cident. Some interest thoilgh not enough to score a victory, was malit footed in.it. Betterresults ao hoped f...

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PLACES OF BUSINESS. (As advertised in our columns. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

PLACES OF BUSINESS. (As advertised in our columns. I h Il.nnt and Dentisl.-P. Kleesattel. Au, tioneer. -Marriage, Orr, & Co. and A. 1Ml.rbn & Co., Ttlgnlpo ; and :nl.lillh, Litl., & Lu.; R. GUthlrdge andi to.; C, 31lnt.;sh, and T. W. Sutcliffe and Co., c. Sale, wiho visn :t statel perio:s. UGntrl rt rekteper-.-G. B. Scott, J. ..nds, J. 1'nterkin and Co., aid John d. \Miliian. C,,mmision Agent.-C. 1. Wilkes and Co A. Whitney, agent for Oldlield and Moore. Tailo-tl, bLmnlan. Furniture warerhule-Bl. Wallis. ];lke s.-A. I. (;ulbrthtl, and 3Ir IHemy .ti liner,lraper, tte.-31-is Horne. Stationerand ?Newspapor Aget.--11. E Jlemlen and J. Pet',kin. S?o.dlet?-F. S.ihb, '. A. . lycrs, Butcener.-J. 31a .ang Hotels--1. 31il.'s Club IHotel, T. f[i: e ell'. Ttamalgon H'olel, C. N.vilhe's Gan:t Jun. lion Family hotel, IP. Kelly's Com. int rclal lIlote, V. Ksye's Star lHn 1, andt N. Co.ntlly'. Ilaoynl E].bharge 1[ote1, ,4t :men of which visitors ore invariably wed sat ofied ...

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CORRESPONDENCE. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE RECORD). [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 6 April 1886

CORRESPONDENCE. (TO THE EDITOR OF TIIHE RECORD). San,-In going through the railway gate Trurlgon, the other day, where the shunting takes place, I could not helo noticing not only the delay to traffic by the shunting place being right oppo.ite the gate, but alho the great da. ger which exists o life and limb fron frightene t horses bolting. 011 :he occasion I refer to, a gentleman ill a buggy waited nearly ha:f au-hour to cross ; also a loaded dray, with two horses attached. Every time the whistle was blown, a.da particuarly when the stean was let off, the horses reared and kicked. Luckily, the man in chllarge of the dray, m:aneged to get the leader (a young a?o:s) uthirched, but lie could not ho.d both horses, and lit last, after an extra loud ' hiss" of st-am, he bolted along the road like aIlia, and the manu had all be cou'd do to keep the ether fromt following suit. It struck me very forcimdly that the y'oung ftl!o in charge of the camine blew steam off a littlet oaftoner than t...

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