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The Advertiser. FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 27 June 1884
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1884. MIAxs of our renders will be surprised to hear that the ADVERTISER i has changed hands. We ourselves are hard:y able to realize the fact, the change has been so sudden and unpremeditated. But yesterday, we were planning new methods of adding to the size and ap pearance of our journal, and now we find that we have no further interest in its welfare than -.that caused by the kindly associations connected with its nativity. That this interest is a very strong one we are fain to confess, and therefore it is with mingled feelings of pleasure and regret, that we introduce our successor IIn. F. S. NEALE to our many friends-?fleelings of pleasure, be cause we are assured that whein the initial difficulties of founding". a new journul have been overcome, the AnvEn TISE a in nR "NEALE's hands will iedound to the credit of the town and district. and regret that fate had not ordained that .we might remain and partake of the tide of 'prospierity which must necessarily foll...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 27 June 1884
-- Wauiegd. r AN'J'ED Bullock and Horse iDR VEI.S.-Apply W. Hlos KINs, Sawnmils, \Violet Town. La.t. Otoci9et. oslirawsycil. LOdT, on Tueslay between Euroa a:nd M.r W. Charltolns, dark grey OVEIIUOAT. Any person finding samei will greatlr oblige by returningi same to this office or Thos. Killeen, Goormin. OST' \Vhit"' nod Roan Spotted STi'EER, branded 1.M., on thigh, about two yea.rs old ; luIt seen near Unaiffeny's bridlge .ErI.,a, aboutt four months ::;o. A rewa d wt.' be p:ild for r'ecove:y oi sale boy .. I'. :i'(iULUCEr. L oST from Sh"a'os ge':! , f, a'iedl .Iin L. L L C. '.Li, da:k red neck, b-,rwn u::mzzle, :aboutL live months old, (apposcd to be ii Violei Towit or LDu.nutttiit dts; ict.) A iy informt.:iot as to the above will be thank"ullly re cerced by ins A'ss i" lLeI.x. Siheans S(US :' from ? Dranjee, about 10th L - Ap- -ril, 24-- SH i FP Crossbreds, [Merinue, arid weaners, branded (in.blnclk.). F.our otaheo weaners bhanded. IN (like Z with bar in friot) with tip off both ...
NEVER MEET TROUBLE HALF-WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
NEVER MEET TROUBLE HALF WAY. If trouble is coming, have patience and wait, 'Twill conme soon. enough, it's never too late;' lihen'ma ke yourself hlappy' and mind 1 whlit I=say, If trouble you'r'e me'ting, don't meet it half-way. 'Tis wrong to indulge in those anxious fears, That wyears away life, and shortens the Syears. But yo0, should indulge more. in hope "vert day, Anld if trouble yon're meeting, never meet it lialf-way. Disturbed :ire the thoughts, foidled now by our mrace, That turns your hair grey, and wrinkles your face Andn makes youn look fretful, as some people soy, Then if troubei you're meeting, never meet it half-way. But try fo ibe cheerful, and hipe for the -time, To come when upon you, good fortuice will shine : 'Tis no use desponding, ch or up, now, I sa ",-,. And if trouble oiir_ mneeting, don't meet it half-way., : Perhaps you have lost a part of your wealth, But nc'?r mind that, as longi as you've. h?'ealth ; Jusi iait for? thotuirn oftlc.:e tide and And, if tro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
P ablie aVttier. - N OTE TO BE, BE-ATEN ! T II E EUROA. TRADINGM COMPANY. -Although not in faIor of the aadopt ; rule of A1V BRTiINr QUOT'ATIO ;i Must, if nece.sary, do so, to sh w the - :eneral ', ,ublo,, tlhat they CONSIDERA BLY LOWER Than (.ther houses who are .drver tiling their prices as the Lowest In Euroan. When we do advertise prices,We quote sometl!ig like the?}; .,. following :- Sag,, Sd.., .' Tapioca, 3d. . Rice,' 3d. Oatmneal, 3. Currants, G6d. - Raisins, 7d, Coffee, isI3d. Cucoa,.ls, Red Cross lnami (3d. Spermn Can.dles, 10d.: Tol-acco, 2s 9d. Brst Blues:one, 3 d. Our Sugars are not to be beaten in the colony : FOR T TE PRII.eO E Goods only of tle very finest quality and all' at prices as kmw in proportion 'ss the 'abov: OILEIR DBAPERIUT TRADE Has lately increased to such an extent under the low prices at which :ve have been offering our stock, that we are deteriniled "" to srill incrense thils branehof tho " Sbusiness, by offering AL ,VI TEiI LI i . ' LOWER THAN EVER. ...
COMMERCIAL. LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
cOJ7,IERCIA&L. tIVE STOCK; Fat Cnti---Primno pens of b alocli gold at fiom. £13 to £15. 2s Gd good do, from £10 to £.11 1ob; second do, from £8 to £9; inferior, tiom £5 10s ; prime -pens of cows, from £8 to £9 10s; odd beasts to £11, good do, from £6 10s to i 7.10s-; middling and inforior from £4. Fat Calves--Best snld at from 55s to 75n; good fiom 40j to. 50; s.cond -do, from 30a tJ 35s.?ittierior ironm
THE DROVER'S LAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
THE. DROVER'S LAMENT Oh were and Oh were are- my wooley .friends gone? . Oh wihere ! and Oh where ! can they bo? With their condition improved and their wool quite long ; . . They kept hunger and.cold from me. The flats so green and grassy, Are now ate down so bare, The " ockies" hori they suffer; [-Ilaugh to see them stare.. SOn'the sandy ridges, Where the rabbits played, It just looks like Bl-ack Thursday, You can't e'en see a blade. The sleek kine, they have left me, SGone to somie other land - -Perhaps they are in clover c All :in- a happy band. How they tried to cure the j;lague, Idare say most of you have read, How conmidetely thily have failed Many otlmris too have said. Tar and Fdeather w'as the plan, But ho, hlard to catch their man. SWhen they first suggested this, They little thought they'd bear the, lhiss. - Their iwit and time they've thro wn Their talent, too,. they've wasted, - Iii.trying.to drive nimc a.i y,:. "'Bet now, ti;ey are "check-mated.' usa ". Adieu ckind fr...
Forthcoming Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
Forthcomin shoivlo s.. :[The Secretaries of Agricultural So cieties will oblige by sending' to the Editor-of the ADVEIRTISER an early inti liintion of the dates, etc., of theii rdspcc tire shows. p'olighing matches, and any other, items of importance to 1agricul turists. Secretaries of horticulturil socie ties'will also oblige by iorwarding any paticulars of interest. Eu, .] . SEPTEIIBER. 4th.-Yarranwongan . '23rd.V unmurkali. 11th & 12th--Oveni and M?nrray Agricultural Socielv; t Wtiangaratti, 17th, 18th, & 19th.--: ational Show Eclinca. 18th.-Anrury. 25th.--Moirn, at Doolkio.' OCTOBER.e' Ist & 2nd.--Spprton & -L.G.V ociety, at Sliepparton, 16th. 2 rhi?on r s 22nd &-2"rd. -:N ..&: G. Society sit Tatura.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
ANTED Bullock d? '"and- H. se" S::DRIVERS.-Apply W.: Hos Kixs, Sawmills, Violet Town. Tender. TENDERS W~ntd : for GRuBB . ,ING and CLEARING 40 acres at Faithful's creek station. Particulars at Honmesteiid. The ,lowvest' or. 'any tender. not necessarily: accepted,. TO LET BY TENDER. ACRIES ;.near Lonawood Rail 1Oway: Stationa for grazing, 2 or, 3 years:' "Teiders received upi to the 21]st LEX . SINCLAIR, Arcadia. ''Lost, Stolen, or Strayed. . LOSTS onf 'ucsd'ty 'between Euroa -L and:tMr V. Charlton's,'dark grey *OVERCOAT. Any person finding saume will greatly oblige by returning sante to:. this office or Tlios. Killeen; jooran .. 1OST.. W. ite. and Roan Spotted STEER, branded F.M. on ithigl, 'alout tro years hld; last' seen near Gafflncy s bridge Euroa, about four mionths ago.?: A reward will be pait for reowery of saeoc by 1'. 'F. M'Ci.us??t. i OST from" Slh'an's gully,, Spotted :loann BlLLCAL, d .ark red neck, brown imu.zle, alhit :five months old, (supposed to be in Violet Town or...
LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
LOCAL1 MARKETS The local mill reports: Wheat. 3s 3d; -seed-wheat 4s: Gd ; seed oats s ; feed oats 2s 8d ; fowls wheat.3s, 1Mr C. I.' Deboos reports pries -locally as follows. -?Fresh butter Is3d. 'Potted buiter Gd to 9d. Eggs Is 9(I. Carcase pl rk, under 1001b 4d. Fowls, 2sGd tc 3s per pair. l)aucks 3s per.pair. Turkeys 5s to 10s per pair, Shfepskins 3d to 4d. h:ides 2d t, 2Ad. -Ian'garoo skins 9d to is. Wallaby 6i,. Oppossuin 2s Gd to 4s. Bcar 2s (d tJ 4s. J: E;-tandbursy and Co. report : Butter (print), ls ti Is 3,1 per tl.; prime new cask, 10d to ]2,d ;- do. uld -cask, 7d to 9ti; eggs. Is 1id I: r iozen; honey, 31d to 4-ld per lb.;tigs 4 to3Y ld turkeys, 5s to.10s. per pair; fowls, 2s to 3s ; ducks, 3s to 4s ; oppossunm skins, 2'(Gd to 4.s Gd. 'Mr Allen (Violet Town) quotes as follows : Butter freshl s. 3d potted 1d ; inferior. 4d to Gd, eggs, ls1,;; 1igs: up'.to. 100: 4.d, over. 3 to 4d. Jioney-garden 4d. tdo4'dP. tIsh 3d. Fowls 2s 3d; to -3s... BDu'ks 's to :4. Turkeys 4s to 8....
BLUE RIBBON ARMY, [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
BLUE RIBBON ARMY, The above army held a meeting oci Tuesday evening in the Shire Hall, which was fairly well attended. There was a good sprinkling of men, but it wasp ap parent that manys casme only 'out of curiosity. Thee chair was taken by, Mr. G. Gordon. After a hymn and :tle reading of -a portion of the scriptures, the. chairinan called.on Rev.- S. SeCholes to address thle meeting.. In the course of a few remarks Mr. Scholes said tliat the? coinmendable ,feature about the Blue Ribbon Army. was that in joining no one was violating any creed of his church. The memsbers sink the banners of se.s tarianism 'and fight against one comminn enemy. Another hymn was followed by the' collection: Mr. Smithies, in rising to address th9 imeeting, 'was \vwo1: 'eceivedil.i He' said that the.blue ribbon work did not consist in the delivery of act lectures. He liked to hear hymns at the nicetings and to see people mount' the platform and tell the audience what good gospel tciiperance had done then...
DAIRY PRODUCE, HIDES ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
DAIRYYn: PRlODUCE, 1IDES ETC. Messrs l'Kay, Ad,,nisnu and C,. report,-Cheese, 4d to 5d per lb. potted buttcr, from 7d to ]ll per lt,. very prie old. 81 to 10 fx stores:; fresh butter, will made, ch'uice lairies, up ,t 1is t i, fair and mediun,i ls to s' 51 : ordiuary lumps, from is to Is 2 t ; do, lot of very prime suld at is Gd. Eg.s, Is id to is 61. 11a:on, ,;oud well smoked from Od to '3id; unftiiuked from 6d to Sd'. - .Iol y, garden, fronm -4?d to d ; blush 1Ad to 4d. Fowles -3s to 3s Gd i Turkets (full grown) 6: Gd toSGd; doyoung 4s to 6 t 6 1. Duck-. -s to Gs. Geese Gs to 7?. Careaso .pork from 4d to 51d.
MOGLONEMBY. "THE DROVER." (Continued from June 27.) Persons represented: [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
" TI E DROVER." (Continued fr.om June 27.) Persons represented : Mr Meall.--A wealthy squatter. Mr A. M?oreweight.-A drover in employ of Mr Meally. Mr Prince.-A now. selector. Mr Fast.-An older selector. Sheep. cattle, and sheep dog, etc. ACT I I. Scene: Unfenced selection of newly arrived selector on Faithful's Creek. Cattle grazing, flock of sheep approach ing-apparently no one in "charge. Mr Prince discovered gazing at approaching flock. Mr. Prince :-To starve, or not to starve ?--that is thequestion-Whether, 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the greel anlviarie---of. an outrageous. drover, or. to-take arms against this plague of. ours, ind'lby tar aid feather end `him ? to tar-to feather--io more -an I by feathering, to say we end this grievance, and the thousand wicked .words hlie makes us give utterance to, 'Tis a con summation devoutly to be wished.. To tar-to feather; to feather? perlhaps to choke-ay, there's the rub! for in a coat of tar, what fears may come, when he had sh...
MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
MUTUAL1IMPROVEMEhNT SOCIETY. A meeting of this society was held on Wednesday eieniing in the Shire Hall. .Thereworeie about thirty present, including a fair spriinklin,. of ladies. Rev. J. Weir occupi~ed the chair. -'The first busi ness transacted was the nomination of oflice-bearers:for.theensuiing'year. The following were nominated :-President, Rev. J. Weir ; vice-presideiits, Rev. J. S. Scholes and Mr. Do Boos ; secretary, Ir. ; Dobbin ;;- treasurer,:: Mr. Grahamn; committee of five, 3Messrs. De Boos,.Nee Innsn ?Bowman, Ennis,: Garrett' and Toomey; trustees, Rev. J. Weir, Messrs. De Boos and Garrett. Mr. Neelands then proposed that the next ordinary meeting of the society be a social one.- This. was" agreed. to,; aind Messrs. Gra?lmv!?i Ennis aund Neelands were appointed a committee to arrange matters: 'The President then called on Mrr.,Ne-. lands to take the aflirmative in the ques tion, - Ought. the ?Melbournie Public Library and uMseum 'be opened on Sunday.' . Mr.'Neelands com...
HOW TO QUENCH THIRST WITH SALT WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
HnOWTOw QoR1UE?.CI THIRST WITH SALT WA'TER. Ne•urly a Rihundlred years ago, Dr. Lind ,: ;sug-ested to Ca~ptun Kennedy that thirstfi nuighbt he eniiched' at see by dipping' tihe clothing into salt water and puttin, it olW : wihout' .wruingmg'. Subsequently' "the captai? ; on being eiast awayliad ,in op portuniity of m'aking ' the expoerinent Vith great dificultyi he succeede in por: suading part .,pf.:of the :men..to follow hisa "eximsple,.aidtlth6?a su-rviid. while thee' four who refused, ,nid drSnk.salt waster; lecisnie deliious aid died..:: In addition to putting on the clothes wlnil ewet, hinlit' sd imoirning, they, may? bewetted nhile ons two or three, timnes di ingthe :day:.iCalain: Kennedyigoes uniforma ' found that :ihe violent drought wont off, andd theoparched tonguie was cured in a fewnnnu .. . After bathliianiid wasliun' the chthes we :fouindourselvers as muchi refreshed as thogh .we had, received.. ,on-6 actual nourishluint. '
BETWEEN YOU AND ME. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser and Violet Town, Longwood, Avenel, Strathbogie, Balmattam and Miepoll Gazette — 4 July 1884
BETWEEN YOU AND ME. BY "'POSTHAN." I? hear the Adveteiser has changed = hands, and that the new proprietors aire going in " lemons" to improve it. I wish them every success, and feel quite certain: that the publ:ic, will appreciate the enlarged size and support them accordingly. We wait a real 'good paper in a district like ours, which is advancing 'so rapidly in every direction. The proprietors of the paper are young, but a little bird "tells "me they have bad considerable S perieiice, and are possessed of-.great energy, and mean to push matters. I hope my.little tale bearer was not a lyre:lird; and that the young gentle men will continue" seadily the'. way they have: cormeicned, a?nd '7if they do success will greet the,-? on all sides, I was pleased to note-in a previous issue that the efforts of our vigilance coniiittee to seruiro a daily dehivery of letters from the new poxst-ofice were sue' essful.; Through their ihstru mentality 'a great boon hlas nov bcen securedr for the far...