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WHAT WILL BURST A GUN [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
WHAT WILL LBURST :"A: GUN Foa the safety ofa amateur.spoirtsmen othe inst'inucs of gUi ba--.i lu!i sti~iiig should be cited. Ilib Iravado? a young man placed the muzzle :of. tlim. fowling piece uuder--tlih:,e0;iter,. and firedc.lthe charge. The result was the bursting of thie' barrel ntear the biceedh Rifilhe mutilation of his hand Another placed and hekLthe.._mzzle of his piece square= against a'Tpiech' of pilate (ivindow eglass, and fired the charge-plowder and a bullet' .The`gls"s'ts haatteied 'so sa the gun barrel. Another instance - was that of en?lei?iri ineter w;h okh il dzherd that a cdndle coiuld,.befir.ed:fibrittheu barrel of it gun tluoughlian inch brird. He drove a can'udleinto tl?? muzzlerof tredT7n,:fircd,: ai]s'dtheIaei"losg'io split; the lia l al!usost; itsse-ti e-ii g thn?ia did no cviei diven the candle fronl the muzzle. Still another b gofii il biarrel ia's caused by the ue i w`eft grass for a wad, well rammed down over ?hi charge of-shot,. Bit lierliips:i one of ...
THE RACING CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
The Spring Meeting of the Victorian Racing Club conunmcced on Saturday, under most fatvorable circunmstances. The weather was simply delightful, just suchl a day to entice holiday seekers out. And they did roll out. Thousands and thou sands of them, wended their way to the beautiful Flemington race-course, said to be the finest in the world. Proceedings were commenced bytheMIelbourne Stakes for which six horses faced the starter. A great race between Malua, The Plunger, and Commotion resulted in the favour of the former. The next race the Bothami Handicap was won by Favo. All the horses on the card faced the starter for the 1Maribyrnoug Plate,. Newstead cosm ing in an easy winner. Then came the great event of the day, the Victorian Derby, for which Bargo was made a firn favourite. Coming up the straight, Rufus, David, and Bargo were ahnost 'to gether, and a splendid race ensued, but the former gained the victory by half a length, David being second. The day's sport terminated with t...
EUROA RAINFALL FOR YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
EUROA RAINFALL FOR YEAR. The following is a complete table of rainfall : Months. No.of days. Rainfall. January G 3.06 February 4 .32 Iarch 4 1.10 April 2 L01 May : 8 2.53 June .... 12 4.09 July 2. .23 August 9 1.64 September 9 "2.01 October 6 1.50 6. 17.49 Total for samo) .period last year. f 71. ''?' 22.22 Rainfall.to end of August. Place No. of days Rainfall. ntrathibogie F Mjlanges; } 0ý - 23.95 'violet Town 59 12.70 An inch represents about a hundred tons~por acre. .: . ,
LONGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
LONG WOOD. The usual monthly sale of- stock, &c., was held at Hill's yards on Wednesday, the .29th' inst. by Mr~ Tho?iis Dobbin, who states that it was a very successful one, and anything like beef realised its full value ; good sized bullocks went from £6 to £1010s., but the biddinig for store stock, was not so good as usual, young steers from £2 to £5. A fei lots of sheep wereyarded, and rcalised their full value. Several good horses were put up, and very good value was oiTered, but not coming up to owners ideas were pSSd.in.ed In ireply to a letter which aplpeared in youri last issue signed "Fair Play" in which he calls the ladies obstructionists, I :im reqluested to forward for iilsertion t.he following facts given me by Constable Boulton, (who was first at thefire), which I think shows that they in no way nerit the offensive term used by thie writer of that , unmanly letter; as if it had not beeni suggested by Mrs: Phoebe Boulton, that a lurever should be used? t' gain ...
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE, BENALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
!1CEIP1T A'i PAY OITFXL', 3EXALLX. A. The following is a list of the leases awaiting execution and delivery in the Receipt and Pay offlice, Benalla: AWALITLxG .rY.MNr... "... J. Davey, £1 lus 6d. .J. Simpson, £1. 1O? 0 E.ECO£ION. E. Cox, 20a, Branjee. iR. Grenfell, 241a 3r 36p, Branjee. Jas. i'Kinlay, 49a 2r 29p, Gooram Gooramn Gong. Patk. Murphy, 103a Sr 38Sp, Euroa,. Thos. lahler, 102a Or 35p, Bahnattmn. E. Quaile, ila 2r llp, Wondoomnarook. J. Hammer, 159a lr 28p, Bi?ujee. J. Cleland, 119a 3r 25p, Strathbogie. For. DELIVERY. Wm. Barber, 263a lr 21p, Stratlbogie. J. M. Connolly, 25a 3r 17p, Badmattum W. Dowd, 100a, Bloho. Carl Ewert, 296;a 3r 30p, M?oglonemby. Thos. Ramage, 144a 3r 211, Wills. Henry White, 77a ir 24p, Shadforth. W. Wakenslmaw, 101a, Wondoomarook. H. Einsporn, 219a 2r 25p, Strathbogie. J. J. Renfree, 6la Or 23p, Boho. WM. STALKER, Receiver and Paymaster.
TO SQUATTERS, FARMERS HOTEL PROPRIETORS, BUTCHERS, DEALERS, AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
TO vSQUATTERS, `:.I ·L- l "FA RM S HOTE'D PROPRIETORS, `° BBUTCHERS, DEALERS ND OTHERS.. "' Gentlemen,, . We have miuch pleasurei in intimnating that our Wool, Grain, and General Pro duce Stores and. Auction Rdoms,: next = Menzies' hotel, Bourke Street -West, and, directly opposite the wool . wharehouso of' Messrs R. Goldshorough and Co. are now completed, and as they ari: centrally.-. situated, in the midst of the-best business part of Melbouln'i, constituents are there-', by assured of a lIrge attendance at all duri°: sales, and, consequently, the full` market value will be obtain-able for., prodluce placed in our hands; and further, that all consigmimients;: whether . large a or small will be most carefully hanudled,auidlvaluel,i. and owners' interests nost assiduously, protected. : : Thile various departments-:iWool, Skins. HIops, Tobacco. Le;f, Bark, Griuin,:andl Dairy Produce, will bu:e supervised by thoroughly experienced mauagers, .who have been connected with these lines fo...
GOORAM. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
S GOORLA!. Friday the 25th October being Miss S. Brock's birth!day, her parents gave a party to which they invited a number of theirufriends. Dancing.commenced about seven o'clock in the evening, and was kept u_ with great vigour till six in the morning, to the splendid music of Messrs. A Brock, W. Gardiner, and Wignell BrQthers. Several.times during the night rofreshments of the very best were handed round, and were done imple justice to. Some songs were rendered in excellent style by Mrs. Brock, Miss H. Cotteral, and MIr. J. Smith,. who were, loudly ap plauded. This is not the first entertain ment of the kind given by our respected friend, Mr. Brock, and 1 can safely say for all present that they.sincerely hope. it will not be the last, as everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves, and were loath to leave when morning'came.
COMMERCIAL. LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
COYIt!E.E CIAL. LIVE STOOK. Fat Cattle.- 990 were penned, p!imne eld from ,£14 10 to £17; good sold from £11 Os to £13 0; second do sold from £9 Os to £10 10s; inferior do sold from £510 Prime pens of cows sold from £9 Os to £10 10s; good do sold from £7 Os to ':8 Os; middling and inferior £4 Os. Fat Calves.-51 were yarded. Prime sold at from 70s to 90s; good do from i0s to 60s; second from 30 to 45s; in feridr'from 20s. " ' .Messrs R. Gibson. and Co. report haniig sold 21 cowos diid bullocks for lMessrs J.Rogerson and Sons Caniantbo, to ;£I0 5s . Fat; sheep.-The .market was largely supplied, a great many being yarded, the bulk of which were of second to inferior quslityi with only a small proportion of prime. 'The demand for best descriptions was brisk, and, for such fully last week's rates were main tained. :but iiddlingso and infrior sorts ,were dull of sale, and prices ruled low. Very few crossbreds were penned. and with the exception of a few, shorn wethers, which:rsold at fro ...
DAIRY PRODUCE HIDES ETC [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
--DAIRY' 1Plt0U)UCE,'HDLES ETC ~1essrs. ?'K-y and M'Donald report a large quantity of produce to hand to dcl'.which ?nt with brisk 'col?petition. and sold • at -'the 'following quotations: Cheese :Prime quality in good demand, and sold. at from 7d. to 3d. per lb. ; mnediumn, Gd. to d. ; inferior from 5d. Potted Butter: Prime new make, 6Gd. to 7d. per lb.; good old, "7. to 8d. per lb Fresh Butter Choice dairies up .to 9.d. Inlediium,?Sd .; iniferioi. 7d. Egg.; from 101d. to lid. per dozen. Bacon: Smoked -hamus, 10d.; sides. 7d. to,8d; flitches, P7d; do., green, from 5id. totGd., according to Squality; Honey, 5&. for goodgarden lots; .Bush, :lld. to Ad.. Bees?wakx, 9.d. per lb. Lard, 5d. to Gd. per lb. Turkeys, from 12s. to 16s. per pair; ducks, 5s. to 6s.; geese, to 10s. ; fowls, 4s. Od."to 5s. Car ~sae pork, dairy fed, Gd. per lb,
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
HERE- AND. THE RE.. BY RAMB3LEIV. A persunalef-the natural. history re port from the Britishli-M relm is well calculated to make a man congratulate himself that lie was not living a .few thousand years ago, wlien the ichtiho saurns andl the plesiosnurus took their pastime in the sea, ind the nmegatlic inum gambolled gaily over the plain. In the new galleries of the Department of Zoology at South Kensington ire ratged an interesting collec:ion of an tediluvinn monsters ,but iln lie Depart mient of Geology thl1re are even more convinciig evidences of the tel-ors which nature would have lihd for man if iman had existed at tle tinme when the Isle of Sheppy had a tropical climatc, and the eleplhant was quite at hotiue in Yorkslhire, and perhapls in Aberdeen. A series of specimens ill one of these galleries displays the "raItlal develoipnent of tle lowest trll e-arliest filrmsi of life, and shows also how, in some cases, "organisim diverged, in the conise of evolution, to tilh gradeu of p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
For continuation of reading matter see fourth page -T asnted. ,?-ANTED . BOY to learn the Bla ck smnithing. Apply at once to Ai. J LOCKHART, Longwood... ,,ANTED FILES of .tho; "Euroa Advertiser" from. March. 1st to 4th July. Apply. " Advertiser" office,. Euroa... ANTEI D CORRESPONDENTS iii - V the countr districts. Full par ticulars at this office. Fosr shale. THIIE Material of the old Coach stables. Longwood, built of Brick and Wood. Fifteen good stalls, with boxes for each; all in good conidition. Apply to A. HAMILTON, on tho. pre alises. S FOR SALE. S HOP and DWELLING, Binney-street Euroa, at piesent occupied by the Colonial Bank.' C," L: DEBoos, Euroa. ,VASTE PAPER FOR SALE, Cheap. ,Advertiser Office. SADDLE and` BRIDLE (English) "for 1 sale. i Apply Ad. ertiser Office, Euroa. .. FOR SALE.: " Q GREYROUJND PUPS by Weriibee Hope out of Lady. 3 Werribee "Hope (imp) by Dipend on. l\e (imp) out of Drucilla. Lady by Blue Skin (imp) out of Sappho Price 2s. t pply .. 4 *'" I"A. CASEMENT...
"TO-MORROW." A STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
" TO-HOJRIOOW." A STORY. SBY '! CLOVER." "Uncle dear don't you like the sea." I had been sitting before the fire eagerly watching the wood blaring and sending up bright sparks, when I was disturbed by my little grandniece putting her arms so tightly round my neck and asking the above question. " Why do you ;ask, my child? "I said stroking the soft little face.. "3Because oftenat night when the wind is blowing high, and the sea is raging, you set cowering over the fire as if you were frightened, and. at other times (here the arms tightened round my neck) when the sky is clear, .and the sea cahlm as a lake you turn away as if there was :something there you could not :bear to look-.upon. Do tell me why it is so, uncle ? Iaim sure you will be ,uite .wretched. all the time you are here." ..SNo,'pet,?. no,'I. an swered hastily " in time I will get over it. It is many years since I halvo seen this place, or even the sea" .:- - "But you staed h?her sis aboy you said" replied the child, "' a...
MOGLONEMBY JOTTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
YjOELO7ryz, r JOTTINGGS "BY INCOG" A number of Stito school chdidren on their way homeward a few days ago were somewhat startled by a large snake. One of the group, a little girl, came in close proximity to it, and iras apprised of her danger by hearing a hissing sound, and on turning in the direction whence the sound proceeded, beheld his snakoship with head erect and mouth extended disputing the way in a very emphatic manner. In less time however, than it takes to write it, Master L. Ewert pluckily attacked the reptile with a piece of wood, with the re siult that the snake carne off second best. On' taking the trophy to the nearest -house it was found to .:b 5ft. Gin. long. Though not :haling the-the--I don't like to say pleasuroe of seeing one this sununer, ye': I am given to': understand that snakes are very numerous just now. Well let 'em be so, so long as they don't meddle with matters ..that 'don't concern 'cmn I am somethinig like Josh Billings ini regard to affection for "s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
BOOT AND SSHIIOEIAKEER; KIRKLAND-STREET, EUROKA RepairasNeatly executcd at Shortest Nýotice. - r _; Workinanelhip and Material Guaranteed. A: 'JEWELLER of .EUROA, may be seen at Mr Tuckett's Refreshment Rooms every WEDNESDAY, where orders may be left any time during the ':week.s M ART IN'S CGEXUINE H(lEOPATHiC?' MEDICINES. The following I' most"commonly, used TINC1URES .OR-- PILULES In a CarboariCase, and including. DR. RUDDOCIi'S WORK, "'The Stepping Stoneo: to.:lIomceopathy and Health," may be obtained,: price 12s., from lARTIN &PLEASANCOE (Late Martin & Co.), S5 COLLI NS ST., EAST, SMI t QELOURNE. ACON. NAP. (JMonkshood). Chiefly affects the circulatory system, and is curative in all cases of Inflam uatory, Cuttarhal, andl Simple Fevers; Feverlsh Colds, :Bronchitis, Chicken pox, Croup, Mleasles, 'leurisy, Gout; dead-spots, Scarlatina, and Teething of Infants; in Face-ache, Neuralgia, and Congestion. BELLADONNA. (Deadly Night ehade).--Afiets the brain and nerves; a...
The Advertiser PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. "MODERATE, BUT PROGRESSIVE." FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7th., 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
PUBLISHED EVERY. FIIDAY IORi1?NOG. ,M ODERATE, BUT PROGRESSEVEi:' F)RIDAY, NOVEMBAER 7th., 1834.. Owing to a pressure on our space we are compelled to hold oaier eseveral letters country correspondence, Moglenemby tea nieetingand othei interesting matter, A very enjoyable evening was speenit at L ower Castle Creek on the occasioi "of a tea moeeting and Concert held fr -the purpose of raising funds towardse the purchase of a new organ for the Presby terian" Church. It was feared- by some that the afflir would not be a success as it was not long ago since the last concert was held, but-Mesdames Savage and' ottrall assisted by sonme young.ladies, wvoirked so cnergetically thattheattendance was much larger than wis eoxpected. Two tables :cere laid out in'the open air upon which were placed dea most tempting rray 'of eatables, .which wvere as pleasing to the palate as to the eyes: After :the tea;, the conicer was held in the schoolroom which .was 'rowided, 'there not* being stariding ioo...
HORSE BREEDING IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
*HORSE BREEDING IN AUSTRALIA. . / '? (From the Argus.) f: - As many of you are aware, I havo ieen engaged during the last few months in tra velling:throbih youir colonies, and making myself acquainted with the various dis tricts in which you grow your horses, and with theb many gentlemen' i;vho: breed horses: in a'ilargo 'r'lesser degree. -The time that I have been able to allow myself to remain in your colonies has, for'various reasons, been a limited one, but I have boon able to see parts of South Australia, -Victoiia, Gippsland, and the, western districts of Victoria, the border of Noew South Wales and Victoria, and up the Hunter-River, and .New.-Zealand from north to south. I regret I was unable to visit, as I had intended, Queensland; but distances iare so very great, arid stations so far apart, that I had, with great re luctance, to abandon my intended trip to the northern colony. ' I have also metgentlemen from all your colonies, interested more or lees in the breeding of hor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
VALUABLE T.'J~tUT-IS. ' If yon are snlfferiuh fL om poor health 'or i:nogl ilinl; ol a bedof sioitl ess, 'take cheer, :or 1HOP f'ITTERLS VILL CUR.lE YOU. f Icyou nvesemph" :iling, if yet fool :weak and dl:siritedi, withot clearly ' notrt'iog w'ly, IIOP BITTERIIS ILL RIEVIVE YOU " Ifyo are . Minister, anld have over 'te'ed yoosel[ cith your pastoral 'duties, or a Mother, worn out with cu e 'and work, HOP IBITTERS W\VLL IELTOIIE YOU ' If yoet are m?ni of blt innsn, or 'labon.or weilceocd by the st.rin of 'yoor overv-dty dtc'cs. or vi mlan of let ter. toili.;g over your uhidllght w..k HOP BI:fTEi)8 WILL STRENGTHEN YOU. " If tu are suffering from over ?tling or dri lkilg, ally indiscretion or dioni Sptiou or are yolug and growing too sot, as is offe:l tile coe, HOP BITTERIS WILL REL1EVE YOU. "' II you are il the workshop, on thile faIm.at he desk, anywhere, and feel that your systelm nl eds cleansing, ton ing. or tilnulat'ng, without intonoit ing , HOP BITTERS IS WHAT YOU NEED. " If you...
ANNUAL LICENSING MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
ANiUAL7 LICEI NSI NG The holders of publicans' licenses granted under... section. 44 of the act (special areas), as also those Who have had transfers during the present year are compelled to undergo a'somewhat different procedure oat the next Licensing Courts when making application for their licenses They, in the terms of the Act, will pro ceed as follows:-"The applicant, four teen days before he applies, must deliver to the clerk of petty sessions held within the district three copies of his notice of application, and one to the menmber.of the police in charge of the district where the premises are situtated. He must also cilix a duplicate of such notice on the outer side of the prhinciple entrance to the premises for which he intends to apply for a licensese, and must advertise a copy of it in some newspaper circulating in the district seven clear days (that is, exclusive of the day of publication of the newspaper and the licensing day) before application. They must: also attend ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
FOR- PAPER BAGS, TEA `PAPERS; STATIONERY, &c., TRY:. THE.: General Storek eeper, iI1GRONMRIES 1: EST IOJ\.L TjI Bricks, , Ca r, - " Ow, e t menIl, S en" ::' igwiry, (hest bri, ls.) NE" .',W ZEAL.ND LOAN ANTl) MERAIIC\INT.ILEi AGENCY C Melbourne Cash: Advances made against?i . Grainndu\VWool. ' - i"n: it'inr the ConanlacIriiila lllionl Fire. M! elbourne, Agent for the MIUTUAL ASSURANCE SOGIETY OF VICTORIA. " Agent for MI'Corlaclk R: eaper and Twile, Binder, and other Agricultural Implements, - including : - DOBIE'S SEED SOWVER, PETER BEY'S )OUBLE .ACT'ION CIURENS, . Thi most Labour Saving Churn Known. - Cash Buyer of all Farm Prod . , ERUIT TREES AT MELBOURNE PRICES, Os • THE SHORTEST NOTICE. -TILE. MUrTUAL ASSUIRANCE SO CIETY OF VICTORIA (LIMITED.) Head Office, 79 Little Collins streot, West Melbourne. :or Life.A ssiuraiy;? End onudo.wihents. Policy: IIlders Divide the Profits. IIIJECTOIIt: Mr Thomas Loader, (T. Loader & Co., chairman,) Fredrick M'Coy Esq., F. R. S. ...
LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 7 November 1884
LOCAL M:LARKETS The local mill reports: Wlheat 3s 7d; f:ied oats 3s ; fowls whlcst 3s. Mr C. L. Deboos reports pries locally as follows. Fresh butter Gd to 7d Potted butter G'd. Eggs, 9d Carcase pork, under 1001b 4d. Fowls, 2s to 3s per pair. Ducks 3s per pair. Turkeys-Ps to 10s per pair. : ides 'd 'tio d. : Kangaroo skins 9d to Is. Id. Wallaby Gd. to 7d. -:Oppossum 2s 6d to 4s'6d. bPar 2s 6 . WV-attle Bark, £2 to £6 per ton. J. E. Handbury and Co.: report : ]3uttcr (print); 6d to 7d per lb.; prime new cask, 6d to 7d; eggs, 9d hon'ey, 3jd to 41d per lb.;pigs 3d to 4d turkeys, 5s to 10s per pair; fowls, 2s Lo, 3s ;- ducks, 3:s to 4s 6; oppossum jkiiis, 2s Gd 'to Gs. Mr D. A. Casement hay and corn mierchant, Euroa, reports:-? Bran:ls 3d. Pollard is 3d. SBest hay chaff to £4 l? - Best straw do. to £3 :Barloy'3s 9d per bush. Crushed 3s Od -Oats 3a Gd] - :Crushed 4s. Peas 4s 3d. Potatoes to 8s per cwt. .Liuseed. 28s per cwt. .Onions:2 per lb.