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Success. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
Success. There is nothing so abject as the worship of mere success, unless, indeed, it be the worship of mere wealth. There is nothing lower than to admire and flatter a man simply because he has got on, because he has carried his point, because he has come to be talked about in the way in which he wished to be talked about, and to think scorn of others whose merits and efforts have been equal to his, or very likely much. greater, but whose merits and efforts have, from some cause or other, not been so lucky as his in gaining the object at which they almed,
Interest in Work. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
interest in Work. Interest in our work for its own sake is a cultivalable quality. We all possess it in some degree, and we mayall increase it if we will. Cnildren may be accustomed at a very early age to take pleasure in the suc ceas of their own effcrts, quite apart from any personal good they ma:y derive from it. The careful observer of child-nature will notice that this is a natural delight, and is desleoned nod and diminished only by the growth of sellish considerations. If care is taken to make work as congenial as possible, to prevent its being excessive a.d exhausting, and to sympathise with and encourage the natural jory of success, there is no reason why it should ever decrease. The youth who enters into a wellclhosen life-employment with this power of happlineEs and also with the power of self.government has every reason to hope that his work may be success ful anid his life valuable and happy. Pensoes who eagerly grasp new truths are very apt to drop oll ones entirely ou...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. --+--·- Taltura U?rban Waterworrks Trust meet secnld MIonday in the month (April 0.) I.O.O.F. Loyal Tatura Lodge, every alternate Tuesday (April 17) in the ante-roori of the Tatura Meclhanics' 1-all. M.U.L.O.O.F. Loyal Laloina Tatura Lodge meet every alternate Tuesday (April 10) in thie nte-room of the Meihanics' Institute, Ti. mra. l'Tatura Agricultural Society, Satur day, April 7, at. 1.30 p.m., at the Tatura Meclanics'. 'aiitura V. F. Brigade meeting, frst Monday in each mouth, practice, third .Mond:ay in each cl onth. Grand Ball in aid of the Tatura Drum and Fife Bahnd, on Friday evening, 20th April, in R.C. iaziuar iBuildiutg. Ball and Suplper (.O.O.F. Loyal Tatura Lodge), 2-1Ith M ay, in the Tatura iMcehanies', Roduney Irrigation Trust imeetling first Monday in Muonth (May 7.) Temlernuce Entertnimient in the rooluuhba Public Hall; Friday, April 13, at 7.80.
VALEDICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
VALEDICTORY. Quite a stir was observable in the vicinity of the Wesleyan Church last 'r'ucesla nighlit, the occasion being a unitqo one "in tile nilals of the church, seeing that the minister, one of the iest of local preachers, and the general sOt:erlCterlenit of the circuit in Sunday school work, wias about to depart. The proceedings were of the hlearltiest chiracter, aind the testimony to the manly gotel qualities of thodeparting brethren was most general. The reminiscences of several of the speakers in connection with the last twenty or thiity years of the work of the Rev. Mr Taylor and Mr Unaldwin were extremelly interesting, and in sltle cases very diverting also. Mtr S. Lancaster in a humor ous speech poinote out where Mr alldwin, who was othlerwise almost perfection, had failedt as a cook and a pedestrian wheln land hunting in the early days. Mr Goidarlld brought to mind the tinen when he and IMr litdwin waited on the Govertunent with the request for a railway to the Goulbou...
THE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
THE BALL. The day's proceedings were concluded with a ball at the Meolianics' at which about 75 couples were sitesent, who trig ed it lightly till the ea'ly lI ners of the morning to thie music suppl'rd by i1,'orrs \,'Kenzie, M'l ,c, Darcy, and Sii.th, e, it oa com gire their servicec gra Pi mstly (m.: they never iced the as?' .talce of the institution they rie so realy and willing to assi, ..) The ladies, who Iby the waly li(d been hard at work all dly, showed no ah tement of energy in atftenling to the wants of the paitrons; anid, judging by the f .. of t hieing no less than to r rI. la, at supper, the exercise had sharpe..ed the appetiles of all present. The hospital will profit by the day's pr.ceedir.;s to the amount of about £1 20. Well done, Tatura.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
Shire of Rodney. MOonOOPrA RtIDI:C .--CONTRACT 29/1894.' T ENDERS will be received until 10 a.m,, ,on Friday, 11th April, 18.14, for a Ilough Timber Bridge over Deep Creek, Parish of Coomboona. Plans and Spccifications. may. b seen at Shire Office, Taturn, on and after Wel\lnclay, 11th April, 1809. IVILLIAM .ROONEY, Taturn, 3/4194.. Shire Secretary.N 1-1i. Shire. of Rodney. KYABRIAM RIDING. EXTRAORDINARY ELECTION. N]'OTICE is hereby gived that an Election will be held on Tuesday, 24th day of April, 1894, for one Councillor, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William Baldwin, 'Esq., and I request all candidates at such election to.be nominatcd iin accorldance with the "Local Gov.crunent Act 1890," and have. appointcd Tuesday, thel 10th day of April, instant,-the day of Nomination. Any person d(esirous of noliinating a can didate for such vacancy shall, betweein the hours of tenll o'clock i.m. andlf?url o'clock 15.I11. on. Monday, the 9th dlay of April, instant the day p...
TATURA VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
TATURA VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE. -4- The ordinary monthly meeting of the above brigade was held on Monday night last at Riithie's rooms. Present-Captain Ritchie (in the chair) and 11 members. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and con irimed, and a letter frim the Commereiid Union Insurance Company re paymndint for watelhmen's services at the recent fire was read. Firenman Devlin, tendered his resigna tion owing to leaving the district, and on the motion of Lieutenant I ayton, seconded by fireman Dowell, the re signation waVs accepted. Fireman tlonitgomllery was nominated for the vant. olfice, and unanimnously elected. Captain Ritclhie moved that the brigade take iinto consideration the advisability of holding a demonstriation on November !)11,. In doing so, he said that similar alfiairs were a success inl districts where brigades were not so iinumierouls as inl the Valley, ainl owing tou the central position of Tatur,, hie had no doubt that there woull be good entries. He ...
Willie's Wife. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
Wllioe's Wie. Willie's wife is a winsome thing, Full of engaging ways; And Willie's heart is ready to sing A canticle in her praise, She iI youthful and gay, and so Eager to wander to and fro, She seems to fancy an idle life Is best adapted to Willie's wife. Fvcry day, like an honest lad,. From early morn till late, Willie cheerfully toils to add To the wealth of iis pretty mate. Hard his labor, and small his gains, At which the little woman complains, Who ought to feel it the pride of her life That she was was chosen as Willie's wife. Willie is gentle, and kind and true, And not much given to roam, And does the very best he can do To add to the joys of home; But Willie's wife, it is sad to see, Is not the helpmate she ought to be, And Willie over his tasks must bend, To get enough money for her to spend. The little woman is laying up A store of grief and remorse, And sorrow will soon embitter her cup, Unless she changes her course ; For Willie may struggle to roll tup wealth, And h...
TOOLAMBA PUBLIC HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
TOOLAMBA PUBLIC HALL. A. conmmnittee meeting of the above institution was held in their hall onl Tuesiday evening last, when there were present-Messrs. BJ. lrge (chairman), R. and G. Pogue, ,J. Douglas, .J. Teese, Geo. liart, \V. Small, and the Secretary (Mr J. E. BIalfour). The minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed, as read. on the motion of Messrs It. and G. Pogne. The secretary's report, detailing all engagements, etc., since its inception, was read and adopted. The thiancial statement for the past twelve months was then read by the treasurer (Mr R. Pogue), showing the gross proceeds of the opening concert at £21 1)ls. id., with a proflit accuing therefrom of £12 his.; concert proceeds, £8 17s., of which sumi .7 9s. wais hainded to hint after all expenses were paid ; while the rent for the hall for the year amounted to £19 Is.; and after acconlts to the aluount of £4 lOs. were settled, there remained £.1. 11s.; and in addition to these amounts the Bachelors' Cononittee d...
The Weird "Cobra" Jewel. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
The Weird "Cobra " Jewel. The natives of the jungle say some cobras carry precious stones about with them, and at night coil in the gra'a to watch them glitter. Professor ltcnuoldt, the Indian traveller, esays: "Ono night a native called me to sec this wonder. Close to the water's edge stood an immense tamarind tree, and within fity yards of it the coolie halted, and mysteriously pointed to the root of the tree. A foot from the trunk I observed in the grass a greenish light, apparently proceeding from a single point. Alter a time I could ase the cobra coiled near the foot of the tree, alow'y swaying its head to and fro in front of the shining object. Unfortunately, I ihad ino gun, and my guide, who seamed to feel that he was responsible for my safety, entreated me so earnestly to let the snake alone that I acceded. Moreover, he promised to bring me this atone within three days, The coolie kept his word, for the second morning after. wards he brought the atone, lie had climbed the ta...
Jakey's Love Making. Music May be Love, but it Depends a Good Deal on the Tune. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
Jakcy's Love Making. ---++-- Musio May be Love, but it Depends a Good Deal on the Tune. "It makes me dired, fodder, to hear de ole voman all day singing," remarked Jakey with a grunt. "Ah, mine son," remarked Dinklemen, "music is love. I like to hear your mudder sing." That was all that was said about music at the time, but Jakey still thought of it. " Music is love." Rosey, Jakey's sweetheart, was spending a week at Bay Beach. Rosey was riobh, and he wanted to marry her, but one of the thin go he found it impossible to do was to make love. " Fodder," he said, " I am going to Bay Beach to see Rosey. I think I know me now how to love make, and RIsey is rich--" " Good boy. Go in and win," advised the old fellow gleefully. Two days later Jakey came back. He sneaked into the house by the side entrance and crawled up to hib room unobserved, and shut the door after him. After a while his father discovered hbe was home. "Jakey, vy you come baook so quiet?" he asked. " I am von fool l" ejaa...
Rat Killing Extraordinary. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
Rat-Killing Extraordlunary. A very good story is told of Adam Bepler, who used to keep a tavern. One rather gloomy evening, when Adam was in rather a gloomy humor-as he seldom was-a stranger presented himself about bed time, and asked to stay all night. " Cer'ainly," said Adam, eying the rather seedy-looking stranger. "If you take break fast, it will be youst three quarters." "But I have no money," said the man. "Ia'n dead broke. But if you will trust me-" "Ah," said MIr. Depler," I don't like that kind of customer. I could fill mine house every night mit dat kind ; but dat won't help me keep das house." " Well."said the stranger, after a pause, have you got any rats herel" "Yes," replied Adam, "you better believe we have. Why, the place is overrun mit dem." " Well," rejoined the man, I'll tell you what I'll do. If you letme have lodging and breakfast, I'll kill all your rats to morrow." "Done I" said Ilepler, who had long been desperately annoyed by the number of old Norways that i...
Other Lands. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
Other Lands. The Indian Scout.-The Apache scout is independent of circumstances. He trudges along unconcernedly in cold and rainy weather. He finds food, and pretty good food, too, where the Caucasian would starve. Knowing the habits of wild animals from his earliest youth, he can catch turkeys, quail, rabbits, doves, or field mice, and, perhaps, a prairie dog or two, which will ==«? him with meat. For some reason he cannot be induced to touch fish, and bacon or any other product of the hog is eaten only under duress ; but the flesh of a horse, mule, or jackass, which has dropped exhausted on the march and been left to die on the trail, is a delicious morsel which the Apache epicure seizes upon whenever possible. The stunted oak, growing on the mountain flanks, for. nishes acorns ; the Spanish bayonet, a fruit 'that, when roasted in the ashes of a camp fire, looks and tastes something like the banana. The whole region of southern Ari zona and northern Mexico is matted with varieties...
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
RAILWAY MANIFEST. -:o: The following are lying at the Tatura railway station : Goouns.- Grover, "Brady, Hunter Bros., Hardiman, Williams and Co., L. Moore, M'Elgunn, Hogan, and Mas kell. PAnCELrs.-Maxwell, Welhuan, Poole, M'Coll, Currie, O'Connell, Stewart, Sonmer, Young, Hollow, and Craven.
AN AUSTRALIAN ROMANCE. MR. JINKS AND MISS JONES [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
AN AUSTRALIAN ROMANCE. r~ n. J:O.Ks .ND MISS JONES. 'II, cXitIdI III I Flalt, w-11i o I o very lI dy whe~ru aboutII tiro (uulburui V ai 'e1 , wa. etSo ttto Sears ago. ini a Lar Sret ltatIt of mind laout llOe edullction of thlu riltin generation. Ite.ljoyted llu oussistlnce ,f the (Governmenll t so far as thll erectton of a school-lholu (tt the topt of anl almost inl surlmounutble hill) was concerned ; and the services of a schooltealcher w\vt atho at its conllmand. This la't privilege, how ever, the good people did not appr-c'ate at its full value. Mr. Jinks, tile nfioru said pIdag-gun, was not univerially lppu lar. el was a line looking young follow, but of reserved manlinlle and sonlitwhlat Slhauglhty demleanor. lie was ulicoliscioul ally caroless in Iis conduct at school, anl would often dismliss Ili scholars long be foro tlle regular time, simply because ihe :was tired of their company. lie allowed themi unreasotnable latitude, and per Smitted tlhem to bring tlleir dogs and pets...
MY GREAT COAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
y 1 CY GrlAT COAT. i .ST wuiter, the day aftcr Clhrist..-, Sjust as I was leaving home, a blizzard struck Eastern l'ennysalanta. I had an idea that it struck me, and was liable to doI it again, so I bought a storm coat which represented about thllee-fifllth of the wool clip of the United States for IS00. The sun cAmeout the next day, anli spriin set in the following week, and, hoping against hope, I dragged that coat about the country with me, paying extra bat.'gage oi it when I carried it on toy arm, and sufl'ering the agonies of the smothered whetl I put it on my back. I t.hought it would kill me. I don't knlow why it diltln'. It had me down many a time, and when itgot thle under hold on me I let iight go every time; but, some how' or other, it spaired me, and whlen I canie holre, after vainlly Irying to leave it. ini two trains and a Kallawha? river steami. brat, it followed me. \\' stowed it away ill a box lileil with tat paper, and let it hibsroa:te for a few weeks, when a frie...
AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. [COPYRIGHT.] WHO IS HE? OR The Indian Mahatma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF THE Natural & Supernatural, CHAPTER VI.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. I coP 'R IT.j WHO IS HE ? I oIn The Indian Mahatma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY oF Tun Natural & Supernatural, XE5NI'THI ITAMIL TON M.D., T.R. C.S. CHIAITER VI.--(CooTINUED.) I was received by imy friend with open arms, and shortly afterwards had imy knees comfortably under his mahogany. Of coarse .we at first talked of the past, anid he con gratulated me on my professional success .without a single strain of envy betraying it self. Heo told me of his own work and its various difficulties; gave me interesting sketches of the people amongst whomebo had pitched his tent, and of the trials and troubles which sur rounded the nmedico even in that reisote spot. I"fchaffed" 'him mildly on the fact that though he had changed his skies lie hadn't changed his vexations; but tile lcht was harmless, as the vexations sat very lightly on ltis head. WVo removed with our pipes to the veraindalh whlich was sllnt in by lxulrriat creepers .turninground the pilllurs an...
FEATS OF MUSCULAR EXERTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
FEATS OP MUSCULAR EXER"!ON. lY Fr wondet fll stories have itbeen tol i 1 to the feats of bodiiy strenglth performel Iby individuals both in ancient and mo(ler days. The legend of Milo, the Creek, who felled an ox with his fist, and afterwards carried it- on his shoulders, has become credible by the execution of similar feats in imes comparatively recent ; and hits great etreigtit was perhaps even surpassed by that I of Francis of Wivonne, a courtier of Fianlis I., who is recorded to have cauoght a charging bull by the horns and etoppcdtlim. More nearly akil, however, to to the feat of Milo was tha t Inentionied by Frtissart, of IErlaulton, of Spain, in the fourteenth century. It is related of this hero that, one bi terly cold Christmas lDay, heilosrved the hall of the Count de Fuix's castle was bist indif'erently wartmed, and lookihtgdowrn into the lcourtyard lie espliedl somie i?ses ladlell with woodt which had just arrived for the ervice of thel houelt.. HI soon desclt l etd into ...
THE TARIFF BOARD AT TATURA. STRIKING DEMONSTRATION AGAINST HIGH DUTIES. DEMAND FOR REVISION OF FREIGHTS. March 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
THE TARIFF BOARD AT TATURA. STRIKING DEMONSTRATION AGAINST HIGH I)UTIES. DEMAND FOR REVISION OF FREIGHTS. March 80. The Tariff Board sat yesterday at the Sh1ire-hall, Tatura. Present :-Messrs Bosisto (in the chair), Tucker, Blromlev, T. Murphy, M'IKeiie, Andrews, and Gralramn. The following evidence was taken : Fr'ederiek ,lames Young, president of the Rodney Shire, farmer and fruit grower, said thiTit the tariff was very heavy on agrieulturists, who had to sell in the open market and could not expect any protection. Consequently they wished to buy in thlt same open market. The so-called protective duties for the farmer were inoperative. Some articles, such as elothing, had risen 50 per cent. He objected to the stock tax, as it taxed the farmer's store beast. The stock tax had certainly not raised the price of cattle. but it mighlt possibly have pre vented it from going down. The rail way freights needed reducing, especially on fruit. 'The freight on apricots and peaches was 2dt. pe...
THE LOVE OF A [?]CESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 6 April 1894
THE LOVE OF A tr'"CESS. 'itu;: love story of Maria NrIs olaewna, the adored daugllter of the Emperor of Russia, is one that will chart ltl lovers. irer fatller had arrangecld for her a hrl!liantL matchl, but- site colnfessed that her love was givell to a strangoer. " Wher'le llhall I find himi " cried the Czar, stampinitg his foot. "' To-morrow, at the review, she replied, trembliingly. 1' And rccoglih:e him ?" he queried. Siy his gileel plume and bhlac: teed." " i'is well. (Io, my daugihter, alnd pray for the repose of his soul. On tie tolooillng day the Czar's fierce eye noughtt for the tman wIho had stolen his dul-,ighlct's hIeart, antd recognised :tn humble co!ouel of the Bavari:an Light liro.se. 'tilits was thIe Iluke of i.cLclcteonbng, youngilest child of the sont of Josephine,. tin alinihab-le etnvlier, but ias far inferior theni to .lariie Nicoltaewrla as a conmmon soldier to " Ilt. Osihble?" said tile Czar to himself, as he sent for thlie colonel, with the designi of Ili. l...