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THE Maffra Spectator. THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 1, 1882 [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
THE THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 1,882 We are requested by the President the Maffra Mechanics' Institute to info?n subscribers that it is the intention of thl committee to enlarge the sphere of it usefulness this year by the purchuse about 150 volumes of new books, whid will be sent for immediately after th selection is made. Subscribers are there fore' requested to call.at the Iteadi Room, and enter in the suggestion b?ad the names of any books they are desiro of recommending to the committee fto purchase. We may add from ourselve that whilst the books received on lfo from the Melbourne Public Library lha been, without doubt, quite a Godendt readers, there is also no doubt that ven many, and indeed the greater proportio of them, are of too heavy metal for it general reader, who looks to them ol for recreation than study; and we ai glad to learn that whilst the commitk will not go in for the light tran literature of the almost universal yellor back, they propose interspersing the present ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
COMMERCIAL INT''LLIGENCE. --0-- OTPPsLlND STOCK REPORTS. Messrs A. M'Lean and Co., of 3faffra, report :-A moderate supply of cattle for ward. Fat stock showed a further rise, store fully better than previous week, fat sheep selling well. We sold fat bullocks and steers, inferior quality, at IA 10s, L5 2s Gd, L5 10s, L5 15s, L6 17s Gd ; cows and heifers, L3 5s, L4 2s Gd, 14 15s to LG 10s; store bullocks, IA 5s;-steers, L2 1Os; cows, L1 15s, L2 Gs, L2 Os and L2 7s. Store sheep.-In. forior merinos, 3s Gd ; fat wethers, 13s Gd. Pigs.-Porkers, 18s. As will be seen by advertisement, we will sell 600 fine bul locks next Friday on account of W. Kiss, Esq. Messrs. t. Guthridge and Co; report: -Fat Cattle.-Market contin?ies very brisk, and prices showed an advance on last week. We sold, privately, cows at IA 10s, Li 2s Od, L5 as, L5 10s; and in the yards, steers, L4 17a Od ; bullocks, L6 heifers, L3 10s, L3 16s, L4 5s ; cows L 10s, L5 15s, L6 12s Gd, L7 2s Od; vealers, 18s to 35s Store cattle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
Sr. ,Trade Addresses. -= GIP(PSLAND BItEW RY - -ATmtIC6E COLEMAN liilo return .Y ing thanks for the liboral patron ago hlitihort iaccorded lon bogs to intil 'mato t tihe' pibli in' general thathe hadi availed himself of all the recent improveo mnonts in browig, and haviisg obtained the. seorvices ot.a skitld homes bro eor aid by using only the best'mnaterials the macket' can afford I he in ia position to suipl ian articlo unsurpassed in the distridt. ' S?do, 30th allnrch, 1881. :,,i 1n T' IIE_ l MAFF:RA: SP PE TATO R' SAc'D OE 5 ",(;:-.. JOB PR I ·NT 'ING, S F'F I C.E, Maifra North Gippsland., The Proprietor of the "Maffr Spootal tor begs .to iotifp to the inhabitants aiI o:=..:f,, th(l?d district that hois .i , t , ": prepared to receil •e "" [ '"..; , , t orders for 1 `- . The Jobbing iPlom sis r,.pleto .witi all the Latest ?iprovoi?eonts. ' . POSTIN.G BILLS, O: 'ALTJ ? IZES' On'coloredIor'I hifii"ger, i canbe laid l :;; a on:thlishortest noticit. . , BuoseS so Fo?a?,: CONcE. T TI...
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. Wednesday, Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. (B ELEccRIao TELcoRAPH.) Wednesday, Evening. Meossr A. M'Loan and Co. report: Fat Cattle.-1,700 head drawn for; last week's prices were fully main. tained throughout. We sold 20 Wood side bullocks to £14 10s, averaging £10 and 9d; cows at £6 15s; 24 cows for L Keogh, to £6 5s, averaging ££5,18a Od; M'Farland's bullocks at £9, and cows to £6 15s; M'Cole's bullocks to £9 5s; Little's, jun., bul locks to £6 17s Gd, and cows £4 17s 6d; Herkes' to £9, averaging £8 18s 3d; cows from Sale at £4 12 Gd ; Allardyce and Chester's bullocks at market prices We also sold 27 calves from £1 to 31s. Messrs. Ryan and Hammond report: -Fat ;Cattla-- 1,695 were penned; quality medium to prime; prime bul locks in brisk demand at an advance of 1Os on late quotations. We sold 26 cows and bullocks for H. P. Keogh, and other bullocks to £10 15s; cows to £9. Fat Calves.-234 forward; prices lower; best, 50s to 60s; a few 60s to 70s. Fat Sheep.-11,912 yarded, chiefly cross-breds; marke...
POETRY. THE LAND OF NOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
THiE- ?ND O NOD +i,., you:over hear how Bndo 01nd Tod !ook it lyizig ip tfhoL timod of NodI Whiypo`ut; 00 thebir nibht.Gq't u, eliimbod ?bledtheir innoeont,drowsy praoi : u rledpin a bed inn dipld hoop; i .Andpin forty wvini?hs thoy icro fo Ileop I -lwiithe, uDroaui:i-iinn danoio 0 thani of W Sith toontbniwnndo?iy and whob?l 'fg Tliho fircs wro lit by a coet, qu'olr, i A:'nd theolioni iin'tlho ii"nona ?ooeii'inr IN ; 'IA se weod icord hlldthlousi 1 rbol; '- 1Iul o frohv: ri sin0 O og rioi'sil ll.;!ol The railroad track wii, a.rainbowwbhnd, A ,Iochlting far oover thle on and load-- %,: ::)o built upon pots o n lainin-gold lm !irAlLe q abrd S"-rnd any wowent Bardgo hai `Toa, iht ,gonbii nodotl,to the Lond of Ng.dl O Th ocraor ro ty ilped withr ' cnrious o lronrw; weeot: bauby :Trix, and the .. Wandorig -Jew'; Slackt with his bean- talk,-tio Goint "Grim. ittloe liss s hincer and Uncle Tim,: ' !Iiries and Spirits, and llrowniesmrare, : '?.nd noermaida, wrapped in their yollow 'hair, Sat...
COMMENTS ON EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
COMMENTS ON EVENTS. --o---- "The birds whose music fills the air, Do chirp and chatter heedlessly." -ANoo. " Sport is good, but if the sport, hath lost its savour whereto goeth the sport 1" I have not yet had the pleasure of seeing this quotation, or rather perver sion, in print, but it strikes me that the author of it received the inspiration from the recent coursing meeting. These coursing meetings, like overy thing wherein the spirit of rivalry is bound to show itself keenly, engender a lot of little after disputes as to the merits and demerits of respective dogs, which, it appears, nothing but the wager of a fiver will amicably settle; then after a man has, by backing his opinion, made himself ten or twenty pounds poorer, he becomes perfectly satisfied that though his dog would have won only for something that prevented him, yet he' was "a fool to lose his coin on him.' This certainly is a bad feature in 'sporting of any sort, but there are many good ones to outweigh it; and, li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
Auctions. FAT AND STORE A'TTLE. MAI FRA, FRIDAY, JUNE 2. A. M'LEAN and CO. rill Sell at their yards- 20 Prime Fat Bullocks and Cows 60 Mixed Cattle. 50 First-class Half-fat Billocks. Also, For W. Kiss, Esq., of Manaro- 600 Very superior Bullocks, good ages, good colours, quiet, and well grown, especially selected for the Gippsland market. " For F. Dawson, Esq., of Manaro 180 Splendid Bullocks, 4 and 5 years old, large framed, good colours; and in good condition. S130 Splendid ,Bullcks, 4 and ? years, in forward condition, very qmet. HAVING Established a Branch of our Business in Melbourne, we are now prepared to hold WEEKLY SALES of Cattle, Sheep, etc. at the Flemington Yards, and to undertake the sale of all kinds of Property, Farm Produce, etc., privately or by puclic auction.. 'ie are also in a position to negotiate Loans on freehold securities at the very lowest rates of interest, and to conduct auction sales, valuations, etc., in any part of Victoria. OrxcES. "'48 Queen-st., Me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 1 June 1882
Coaches,. &\c, rOBB and CO:'n COAOTB(S leave S.CRITERION `'OT1.EL." SALE to BAIRNSDALE, 1.45 p.m, daily (Sunday exceptedol , ariving at 13airnsdnlo at 7.30 p.m, aro, 10s. All information, &c., at Cobb and o,'s. Oflin,,Criterion Hotel, Sale. Sale to Maffra and Newry ROYAL MAIL. ; T FISIHER'S conifortably covered . COACH will RUN DAILY between the above places, leaving Nowry daily at 9;45 am., fatfra 11.15: a. m., arriving at Salo at 12.45 p.m, and return the sameo day, leaving Sale at 2.30, arriving at ~alfra 4 p.m., and Nowry 1. 30 p m. Passngres. and parcole baoked at the following plaes': Sale, T.Duggan's Criterion Hotel; Ifafmra, Winm. Banniqter's. Camden Hotoel; and at Rawlin's Neowry Hotel , All parcels loft for convoyance, must be prepaid, otlierwiso they will not 'be for worded . J. FISHER; ' Proprieotor. HEYFIELD TO. MAAFIRA. rIHE.,;nvove anco betwieen thei abovo v plSi ntewillh'"be "DISCONTINUED until further notice ::Any 'arcelos that can be forwarded on:ho...
THE BLUE GUM TREE [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
'; 'THIE BILUE GTUM TREE'! It; a-ppearsw li ha?? not heard thli last i df li nadratiesof the Australii lian natural products aia to confer upon til public atilarge; r._The valuable, qualities of th? blluo gum tree "as aarni aitiseptic a ind antidot.against malaria arc already. known, nd large ,plantatious of the Eucalyptus; prioise soon to render the Roman .Campagna and other fever able. 2.;ow:it seems that a, discovery Ihas been made of ? cortain'preparationi of E?i ucalypfus which is ai infalliie specific agaiest consumption. The dismovory,,has been. •made by Hon. Wyndhlam? Stanihope; who hlis ben re d . foir the winter at Madinra If this medicine really, proves flicaious it will . no. doul4;, lIad to. an increased demand for theoplant. :It is ailready largely esltivated, especially in" Cai foria, where the peoplo; expect it to form:a very profitable bianeli of corestry. The growth thliere s extraordinary rapid': Twelve yearsIeg g a.o'frCollns .planted a numb?i at ;tho.rate of f68...
THE FREEMASONS AND THE ATTACK ON THE QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
f[IIE FiREE]i1tASON S"AND TH' : 1TTAOK.'ONK O ETHE .QUEEN(:,. ::A p:,eial&lt; Grand: Lodg-,oe f.' Fre-' Wale; "Grand Master, presdi g-to pansis voto osrpresIie of the horioi and indiigtion' felt by tihi brehern at the Iorecont"outri on Iler Maje ty.nid their gratitud.on Pie r Majesty as reaps [is Royal ?l Iighines osoedr- "That an Oe?t?rcii:?natbpii't1iiaj:st d:the ,Queeon, ,pressi? c of. the sIorrl and .indignution 'flt 8 it1 freoniaild accepted mnasonis under thins Grnd ILodge at the Ma~jesty, and1 of their deep senso of gratitude at Her Majesty's happy etcapo 1 under ivineo Provsdence' His Itoyil Highliess- informed the' biethereonthat the Queonihad consented Englanc. The resolution was seconded 'by the iEarl?of Casrtarvoi?; Pro Grand Master anid cairied 'iunann?ibn?y, aftemr ahids thi lationat Aniithos as sung,, and the Grand Lodgo eas closed. '
THE TOBACCO HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
PTHE-TOBACCO=1IArVTS EST. Tobacco bairvs tinog&s no genoral; thronghout theo Albury distric.. o The. cro hbieows a niarked fallin:-off con pard with last yar. In the neigh or .lo of Albury it is not, estimnteda , toi .exceed:25 tons,vheroae last seasor l600 tons 'were purchased by one 'buyer at Cuniberoona alone Ino tho noighhor hood of Tumue it .i.oexpectedl tlht the yield will be 200 tonis. Ii 'the borhidcrn distridoilo the Victoric 1ii1 of to .Mturray, inclutli g.the Mitta Iitta, tkhe crop ise rouighly calculted ilat 250'tonu 'The price for leaf pailud !io ramnge froi ld'to?di per lh.?"Ag:? "
A FIGHT WITH EMUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
A .iGHI T WITH.IEMUS. · .i- A correspondeit abtFrthcl sirends the followviný.to tbp ' "laracoorta Herald i: --The writer, and three others ?ore s?tuckup:thio;other t . cia. 'r~l?:; ao; ? i? as thio eventprovsed an ompudent,,atthek was made uponi foiur white people -by .some of ith eoriginal possessor .of -the ,soil, The attacking party. consistedof "fourteeo einii , who had somoliow~':"be nome ,prejudiced against us. Thy rushed ai us, evidently 'ith evil inteit aancls quickly as ',poshiblo wearnicd ourselves eith. purcphandles.' "Affer the . first .ncounter, the l ader of the oeomiesle.d,- and left.the.other thirtein to fight tis balttc1, wuclh licndcd i".a victor for us; one of the ,ooes;having suihl? ils"o?l ?hg"d hiiflig'?1? p'"4lie ,rIst drobyland-bye, another. sow c:hafes aninglorious ' bondageo acd 'ith0 *re caiptive can be seen in the railway ,station yard at Francis. i 'aud ino George-straet Sydney, lase soldat the rcto of over L850 a foot.
THE MISSING SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
OThe ,Loch Marco, a vessel which aciled fromn Melbournie for iLondoni in October last, lian bccgivcn op liThee insuranco has been paid, ?id thliero ?? ?o qno'question that Eli esliip hasi been totally lost. Butit soeerns to us there are probabilities-faint though theyi may imay be-that theslhip's 'omprnyan?:or -some of thesi, miny have sc'po`i 1So. far as we know, no i..esseal Iasa name October last paid a visit to tlhiAuckbad Islands -a group of l·arreni 'rocks oit nate in the direct tracks of hi mwsd bound ships; andl ans there -;cgs not appear to. be ? any -evidence-- that 1I.i; ships of war' periodicallyf: senarhl these islands;, but ae the rociitirary tlit intervals ,of years take .place between cvisits to thomn, it may" be, urged -that ,some represontations should be made to thel proper audtloritics upsi th ?i lject. -And furtlior, iwe think.- that, somei ar= rangement migh? be entered `into ivithl No? Zealand l;y whlich regula? ?isits to the Aucklanid group should be made - a...
AT SALE ON SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
ALT SAL ON SATUILDAY. B1 fr MssRS. ENOLISl, PeoK AND Co. Store Cattle, Fat Cattle, Milch Cows, Heoiers, Steers, Horses, &c. BY Mly asRS.. R. GraTIno?D AND CO. 20 Fat Coweand Bullocks, 10 Fat Calves, 70 first-class Bullocks, 25 Cows 15 Springeres, 50 fat Sheep, 100 dress.bred Ewes, Horses, 35 fat and store Pigs; also, 10 bags Seed Pens, Funiture, Potatoes, and Sun dries.
(AGE.) LONDON, June 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
(AOL) . S Lo' oroN Juno 5. The news of the death "of' the illus trious Garibaldihlinas been received withl profound i'egroethrouglibout. Europe. Anational monument isto be erected to his momory iin Italy, and subscrip tions towards theo object are flowing in from all juartors. Statues" of.theo de. ceased general are also to be erected in his honor in various towns of Italy and the continent. The death of Garibaldi was announced in the French Chamber of Deputies on Saturday. Immediately on receipt of the ilitelligence the sittings of the ohmii ber were suspended, and an adjourn ment unanimously agreed to, as a mark of respect to Garibaldi's memory. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Cleve land, in the United States, has expressed his strong disapproval of the action. of the lady'land leaguers. ILR.H. Princess Louise has returned to Canada. after a'visit of some months to England, antd. news has just booeen received of her safe arrival at Qiliebec. Loxno e, June 6. The traffic through the ....
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (ARGUS.) LONDON, June, 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
EUROPEAN TELECRAMS. (Anous.) LoNDOx, June, 4. General Guiseppe Garibaldi, the Italian pdtriot, died at Caprera yester day from bronchitis.' His death has caused a profound sensation throughout Italy. Business is everywhere sus pended, and the nation is in mourning. Garibaldi has ordered in his will that his body shall be cremated. Arabi Pasha guarantees the main tenance of order in the Egyptian do-. minions. The Sultan is reassured by the Khedive. The Now South Wales loan of L2,000,000, at 4 per cent. will" be floated under tha arrangement with the Bank of England for entry of colonial loans on their books as inscribed stock. The refrigerating apparatus of the steamship Potosi, which sailed for Aus tralia an the 1st inst., collapsed after she left London. Fresh stores were taken on board at Plymouth. Loxnox, June 5. A serious explosion occurred on board H:M.S. Swiftsurd, 18 guns, while at Madeira. One of the guns burst, and killed one sailor, and injured several hers.a The Grand Pri...
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
TOONGABBIE.. (roxM A CosoRsPONsR?r.) Mr. Hepburn was hero last weok, and hold tho usual school oxnmination; tho per contago was high, namely 78 for a country school, where frosm wet weather, residence at a long distance and other causes, the attendanooe "irrogular and hould therefore be satisfactory to both teacher and parents. The Juvenile Opera Company porformed in the State School.roons, on Thursday last, it is almost needless to say, to a delighted audience; the' buildifig was crowded almost to suffocation. The want of a Mochanisi' 'Iistituto"'is much felt hern and has bpon often talked about. Cannot the energetic secretary of the Railway League bea idli'od to fire the ball. I am sure his eollow townsmnen would appreciate Iis seorvices, and as he ha hand solome xperience in the establish ment of such institutions the result of their efforts could not fail ultimately to be successful. It appears some light-fingorod persons are about, as solme daring robberies have beoen perpetrat...
FARM AND GARDEN FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE. KITCHEN GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
FAIRM 'AND GAGARDEN FOR TILE M3ONTIh OF JUNE1. A Kirrci.'e GAnn EN..' , Get all heavy i work in :the 'iost forward' 'statoe, possible.' This is e the best month for planting.all' descriptions' of fruit trees ; trenching rand deep draining are essentiail to their weol-' iloic ; if EOil 'is poos nii mainireb bo "ieeded, ise 'blone dust' in prefeieoceto gino Coin:io-iecc pi iii fruit trees, begiiingi wiitlh those lich lii? e lost their foliage. 'Cut dbodin ib?i aye ste?is 'of asparagus to 'cwithin 'two inches of tlie groimd'?cleat:' and tarefully pick over the heds ard il apply?-ai thoroughl dreising.of goodl manutro and a sprinik liiig of salt to ttlhseurfaco Plant out new plantationsfroinom ugust s?wings; sonv broad hienis,' early and' niedimush varieties of broccoli cabbage and cauli-, flower;, alsoia; few. early horn ;carrots for use inl September; plant out garlic and: shallots; diide herb, roots ! and replanit them; lIlant out liorse radishl; [son largely of leaks early.in? the m...
MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
.MELBOURNE CRAIN MARKET. BIessrs. Greig and Murray sold at their rooms on Tuesday, 6th insk, -s follows: Wheat-Milling, Gs 10id per bushel. Barley.-Screeniigs, 4s. 10d. per bushel. *'Oats-Good feed, 3s. 11d. to 4s. pear bushel. " Maize, G6 Gd per bushel; pens, 4s 8d to 4a 9d. Gippsland Hops, is 8jd per lb.- . - Flour;.14 per.10 bags. " Linseed, £1410s.perton.. -
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 8 June 1882
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUOCTION To-Monnow (FarnAY) the following will be submitted to Public Auction at Mairn, commencing at 12 o'clock noon : BY Massns. A. M'L.AN & Co.-20 prime Fat Bullocks and Cows, 100 splendid Bullocks, 80 superior Cows and Bullocks, 60 good Steers and Heifers, 200 Cross-bred Lambs, 100 do. Ewes; also, 1 Mangling Machine. BY M?ssas. ElOuLImn, PECK & Co. 320 first-class Bullocks, 50 half-fat Bullocks, on. Br Me?lsn. I. OuTr?nrno AND Co. 50 fat Cows and Bullocks, Store Cattle, 10 Fat Bullocks, 10 do Cows, 20 half-fat Bullocks. Tnoues JONES.-Horscs, Fat and Store Cattle, &c.