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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 25 March 1893
FUNERAL NOTICES. PARKIN.-The friends of Mr and &nbsp; Mrs Parkin are respectfully in- &nbsp; vited to follow the remains of their be- loved youngest daughter, Ivy Alice, to the place of interment, Suubury ceme- tery. The funeral will leave their residence, Harker-street, Sundury, to-morrow (Sun- day, 26 inst.), at 3.30 o'clock. DEATHS. PARKIN.-On 23rd March, at Harker- street, Sunbury, Ivy Alice, the dearly beloved youngest daughter of William J., and Agnes Parkin, aged 1 year and 7 months. A little sufferer gone to rest.
THE HOME CIRCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
THE HOME CIRCLE. LOsTEBn SALAD.-Remove a large lobster from the shell. Take out the liver, the stomach, and the poisonous rim, which run s the entire length of the lobster. Cut the lobster into dice, pepper and salt it, and place the pieces on a bed of lettuce leaves. Make a pint of mayonnaise dressing; mix half of it with the lobster, and pour the other half over just before serving. Befor: preparing the salad, let lobster, mayon naise, and let'uce become thoroughly cold by standing it in a cold place ROAST I aicKx.-Pr.pare a full-grown young chicken; make a stuffing of one large cupful of stale breazrcrumbs, one table-spocr.fnl of melted butter, a table spoonful of chopp.d parsley, salt and pepper; fill the body of the chicken with the stuffing. Put some slices of fat bacon in the bottom of a pan, with a tsacup of water, sea?cned with salt; lyv the chicken in and bake in a quick oven; baste with melted butter; when done, take up, garnish with parsley, and serve with giblet sauce. ...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Those in first mourning have their hand some Henriettacloths and cr6pons trimmed with a circular basque skirt and circular collarette of English crape, the belt, stock collar and lower part of the sleeves being of the same. Later, lustreless silk is em ployed in a similar manner, or in flat decorations, as bands, milliners' folds and levers. It must be acknowledged, however, that a decided revolution has taken place in mourning fashions. Crape is much I: a used than formerly, many rejecting it al together, except, perhaps, for the best veil, and a widow now rarely wears the " cap' or white ruche inside her bonnet. She is merely characterisod by the severe plain ness of her attire, though a distinctive mark is a collar and cuffs of sheer, trans parent organdy, three or four inches deep and finished by a wide hem. Young people wearing black follow the simplest styles for coloured dresses, and, after the first mourning is laid aside, add a little white to gowns of s...
"JEST LIKE HANNER." [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
"JEST LIKE HANNEB." " Hey ! hey !" he osled in front of a Grand Biver avenue grooery the other day as he stopped his team. A olerk went out to the edge of the walk to see what was wanted. " What's sig worth:?" "H1ow many have you got ? " "Laven dozen.' " Bring 'em in and 'll see." The farmer turned around on his seat and looked the waggoa-box over, but there was nothing to be seen but a bridle, which needed mending. "Bring 'em in," continued the clerk. * Jerushy to Jackson! but I hain't got a blamed one I" exclaimed the farmer. "Here I've driv nine miles to sell 'leven dozen sigs and the aip is to home I " "Forgot 'em, sh r Sthat's. what I did l :ianner broughtI 'em out to the barn' an sot ''em down on the fanning mill, `ad hbtehed up and never looked to se. if thy was in the waggon I Jest like Hgsaaer |, She never knowed nuth in' to. beinm with, and she's knowed les every ay since. Wall, if they haln't hers thy. hasn't1 and Il1 ta1e aplug d tobee ak d git my bridle ix-d and jog bac...
RAILWAY TIE TABLE. BENDIGO TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
RAILWAY TIE TABLE. BENRDIGO TO MELBOUREE. a.m. a.m.r p.m. p.m. p.m. Sendigo ... 6.1012.0 3.15 7.20 Golden Square ... 6.1312.3 3.18 7.23 Kangaroo Flat . . 6.17 12.7 3.22 ¶ Ravenswood ... I 12.26 ¶ ... Hareourt ... 650 12.40 3.55 ¶ Castle'ne farr. ... 7.0 12.50 4.5 8.5 astle'n dep ... 7.5 12.55 4.10 8.10 Chewton ... 7.14 1.4 4.20 8.22 Elphinstone ... 7.29 1.19 4.36 ¶ Taradlae .;. 7.34 1.25 4.41 8.47 Malmsbury ... 7.43 1.35 4.52 8.57 Redesdale Jun ... I¶ 5¶ neton rr. ... 7.59 1.51 5.8 9.12 Kyneton dep. 6.15 8.15 2.6 5.2:3 9.27 Garlsrube 6.28 ... 2.13 5.30 . . Woodend 7.0 8.30 2.22 5.38 9.42 Macedon 7.13 8.40 2.33 5.50 Gisborne 7.24 ... 2.41 5.55 9.57 Riddell's Creek 7.3 ... 2.53 6.6 ¶ Lancefi;.ld Jun 7.50 ... .3 6.17 ¶ Sunbury .10 9.10 3.18 6.32 10.30 Digger's. Rest ¶ ... ¶ Sydenham ¶ ... ¶ ¶ ¶ St Albans 8.40 ... 3.40 6.56 10.48 Braybrcok Jun n .50 ... ... ... ... FootscrayVest8.55 ... ¶ ¶ ¶ MiddleF'tscrayi I ... ¶ ¶ ¶ N Melbourne 19.6 94i 4.4 7.21 11.11 Melbourne 19.10i9.50 4.8 7.25;1...
CAREFULLY REARED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
CAREFULLY REARED. Fond Mamma : " I am glad you had such a nice time at Mrs. Tiptop's, and I hope she noticed how carefully you had ,een brougtht up. You did not ask twice for dessert, did you?'' Small Son : " No, iniced, ma; I didn't have to. Every time I finished a dit -ind began scraping the plate ' ith the .poon and snmatki my\ lips, the scr ;';llt canme antd broti t mc some "more without saying a word,. He whom thlt od' praise. a i the wicked hate, onught to be ~atis . with his reputation. 'rhero is non crickt ma ,cally either for to-day or E.%.er .il ouday.
ENGINES AND THRASHING MACHINES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
ENGItNES AN1D TE?A?HING XAC;OCE S. 'The celebrated BRansomes, Sims and Jeffrib EBngines and Thrashing' Machine. are a?i in very great demand this year ; in faict, as things are going,- the agents (Meine John Danks and Son, Ltd., of 891 Bon e-street),+expeot to sell clean out of Th ?ahes, and to make a very good differ. eace ;in their immense stock of Engir el The Ranome, Engine has large fire l o,, lare' cylinder., good boiler power, and is -p.cial aytr aad!4weIR built for ane ?athe. - solsei. _.Th+ Thrasher is the u mo, efficient Thr s th n e market. "Sppose you wanted to propose marriae to a Jrley, what would you ask her1 Aut ?" f u we were alone,"
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. $ in the column signifies that the offices named at the top are shut on the day named. When any holiday falls on a Sunday, it is kept on the Mo-nday following. All these offices are closed at noon on Saturdays. OFFICES. Sun, Jan 1, New Year's Day $ $$ Thur, Jan 26, Anniversary Day $ Fri, Mar 31, Good Friday $ $ Sat, April 1. Ea.ter Eve $ Mon, Aprii 3. Easter Monday Tues, April 4, Easter Tuesida Sun, April 2-;, S (eGeoirge's Day $ Mon. May 22, \Vh;t Monday $ Wed,May2-t,Q Queen's Birthday # $_ Tue; Jun 2), Qii en 's : cession Tues, Nvi 7 Cap Day $ + Thur, No": º ales` Birthdy A D Thur,No: :, h\!lrew's Day $ Mon, De 2., C. histlmas Day . $ Tues, Dec 26. Boxing Day
WAS WILLING TO BE ACCOMMODATING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
WAS WILLING TO BE ACCOMi MODATING. A prisoner was in the dock on a serious charge of stealing ; and the case having been presented to the court by the pro.. ;i.` secuting solicitor, he was ordered to stand up. " Have you a lawyer?" asked the court. " No sir.' "Are von able to employ one?" " No sir." " 1)o you want a lawyer to defendii your case ?" " Not partickler, sir." " We:l, what do you propose to do about the case ?" S-\e--ll?," with a yawn, as if :. wearied of the thing ; " I'm willin' to- :ii Irop the case, sT'far as .I'm concerned'
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS. Contributions and all Communications must be directed to the Editor, Sunbury Iews. No notice can be taken of anony mous communications. Every letter must be accompanied by the name and address of the writer, not necessarily for publication but as a guarantee of good faith. We would respectfully solicit from Secretaries ahd Managers of concerts or other entertainments the printing and advertising connected with the same, and feel certain that we can give satisfaction both as regards work and price,
FARTHINGS AND THEIR USES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
FART!ITN.S AND TIItIR USE.v, Inrly e r -r. ,, ir , ers ti and t i ther .,t, Ihae; is almao y' an ioiu I v ':,:x . ? ;--s ,? :lien. for nst;ince, h .t O I lie 'igil(, v at ti - .S.. I ., :1 ndt st oh. V .tx rarely eter , at? e ei price1 and the hIx\ er spar(ely d ,el ;.,t, the odd fa, lhii, tle tii;e ,le , Ia p !.ring t' ,e 4p)s o,'r tritsti, lea I Ici :ils, needles, lro, ht hi oks, or aurae wiher t iiiing artiles. '1 .,. ia thing.t.systein is not much mrde thain twevntyv year, 'hl. ii WI., i?trto :., .I firsH t in Scotland b l a malIn i ho still ii . and who thereby recc.taed the .namlie of " Farthing Johnny." 'his man., h l I e. gan life in a very humble Hay, n. A keeps a steam yacht, lives in a mag?itli - cent hiuse, and is the ,n her of a .::- e as \ Jell as of a I;irge 1,u.intss. His ,;-t . shop ,a ;s ju),t a room -off the s': eet it 'i was entered by gouig don-n one or ian steps. it as got up in tie style of arad g.rot to, and tras nll lly stoclze'l. n?, : children's toys. Such...
The Sunbury News. Be Just and Fear not. SUNBURY, SATURDAY. APRIL 1st, 1893. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
Be just and Fear :not. SUNBURY, SATURDAY. Ami.N ex i ordiointiry , :delectio:?3, to. fill the dvacanchyx ni the Wet? Riding , of the 'ahie' ot?:lt?1la ,caused:by the deinise of C(J,,, iillo;r lici:,et. Loenian, 1j ill be ! eld at Sunlry on Fiiday 14th inst:' co din to rumour- that -nad.. rurmaao'rthe election :will be one of ihe most interesting :and'i exciting ever witnessed in Sunbury,, and no leas -tan six gentlemen areuneientioned as probable candidates for the imunicipal honour. I'hey are :-Msss Ra . Evans, EmBu Bottom ; Michael McM:ahon, Sunbury-'; Patrick Brown, Sunbury ; George Hirst, Sunbury ; - Duncan, Holden and S. P. Davis, -Holden. With re gard to Mr Dunc:in, it mn~v be said that although he is not generally known in the Sunbury district, he at one time occupied a seat at the Bairusdale Coun cil table, and on another occasion was a representative of the Bray brook Shire Council for a period of five years. Mr Duncan is spoken of as a sound orator, and a far-seeing, intel...
EASTER HOLIDAYS. THE YEAR 1893. THE ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
EASTER H)OLiLDXYS - TIHIE Vi.L ICAiR TH1.E Al :is4u r.5k T'tr E:.ster holi-iahvs were ushere 1 in yesterday (Good Friday) anrd rwork lha: been suspended for r f!.w days. Tie Defence department has arran:edl for dlh, Horse and Field Artillery to camp at Sunbury and the Field Artillery arrived here yesterday by road. Tihe encampmenent will last till Ta_ h??. Field Cormpainy of Ea..in.rs" w4il' work at the depdt, Y. ira-bi0nk; the 1st and 2nd Regimnnts will para4de in Melbourne for drill and batt'l-firing at Albert-park ; the 1st Battalion of the 3rd Regiment will be eneanrued near Ballarat, and the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Rigimnent at ifrcoru~t. Tlh1 Commissariat and Transport Corps and Amburlance Corps are to work at the Heads in connection with the caum, authorised to take place there for the Garrison Artillery and Enlgineer::. To-morrow (Easter Saurday) special services will be conlnh:te"d in the varions churches. At St M :ry's Rrnari Catholic Church two urasses will be celebrated...
THE ROMSEY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
THE RO3MSEY RACES. Appended are li ^ re.iultA of thl races run .,n the *24t'- ult.: T UIAL .l- C Kl,;-. D. McRa-'' F.6 i, itle ] W alter C..rk's ).i.,., "I These were t1ii ?l?' *-::'tok'r SELLING IHAJK. tl..!. J. MIRac s SpecLa. r 1 J. Hart'3s Lhe Gieu ;?. G. Forbe'j First Fri ni HURliLE RA2. | Casey's M izuirka 1 Bowen's Goldie Van'tyj 2 J. Wiegar-i's Viccan 3 5 started. ROiSE\Y HANDIOCP. A, Forbe,- East Lynaie- 1 J. Hart's Saturn 2 W. J. \VWod's Alister 3 TI OT. W. Grant's Polly 1 J. Carrolls La ity Olre 2 J. Andersou's l'opral 3 The larg- li.ld of 17 fac *'i the starter for chis event, whinc caused a deal of interest. FLYING STAKd.: W. J. Woo's Alis.er 1 A. Forbes's E?lst Lya.e 2 J. Rahill's Friendle s 3 Grace als, startel. At the Meclhanics' Hall in the evening, the amnual ball given by the club was h-ld an I proved a success in every senae of the word. The attendance was large, and the music, supplied by Alesirs HIarr.s aid Chapman, and the edibles by Mr B lfour, were of th- be...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
POSTAL NOTES. -' ostal Notes 'may be obtained, and will- be payable :at any Money Office in the Colons bebween the hours of 9 a.m., aadl 8 pmn. on week days. Saturday ,ecepted. On Saturdaýy, between 10 a.u., :and noon. The following are the demoninations -of .the ~lotes that will be issued, and the ipriceecharged for them: For a Po.stal Note of is. or Is. Zd. fhe poundage is .. ... ... d For a Postal Note of 2s~ 2s. 6d., ;:s., 3s 6d., 4s., or Is. 6d_, tie pound aage is ... ... ... ... 14 For Postal Note of is. or 7s. 6d., .the poundage is .. ... .... 2d For a Postal Note of 10s., los. 6d., 15s., or 20s., the poundage is 3d The value of the Notes has been so arranged that any sum of shillings and sixpences utp to .one pound may -be remitted 1.+; not more than two of these notes.. ShOuild it be desired to transmit broken camus of pence unobliterated stamps, not exceeding in value 5d., mnay be affixed to the back of a note and the amount of the note and the -stamps will be paid. Should...
OPEN FOR DELIVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
OPEN FOR DELIVERY. SThe Po;st Oniee will e ope.n "fTW;I 9 a.n. till 6 p.m. for delivery f !letters, newspaperi,: alid parcels. tit 'ill ~lso be open. for letter delivery '-only from hiter the artival of the .7;4 1 ip.m. train till 8.30 p.im Stamps obtained to 8 p.m. The hours for Legistration of letters are 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. .The telegraph iportion of the office -will be open frtihil S:.30 a.m. till 8. p.m. All telegrams ?aust be written in -ink. Money Order · iiid Savings ?itink iusiness will be'Ltrfinsacted fromnit) a.m. t'l tpan.- Saturdays - from ~t0 a.m. :The Savings Bank will -also be open on Saturdays between'4he hours 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for the receipt of deposits only. Chetqut~ithl not he receivel in'eon unetiou"wimh anv of the absove Offices.
PLAIN ENGLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
PLAIN ENGLISH. Charlie's mother has been troubled by a bad boy who persisted in enticing Charlet out to play with" him in the alley, and SI she could never get near enough to )im to tell him to stay away, she sent word by her hopeful. S"Well," she said when he returned, "did you tell him what I said ?" "Yes'm," responded Charlie. " Did you tell him in plain English so he will know just what I meant ? ' " Yes'm." " What did you say to him ?" ."I said: 'Lo;k here, you chump, inmy mommer says if she gets her flippers on to you once she'll yank you `n': the tisdcle of next week ; and she don't want ycun o be monkeyin' around this alley or shell make you sick in forty-seven places. ro you catch on ? Git.' That'; what I told him. Nothin' the matter uith that being plain enough, is there ?" and the pocr mother burst into k ars.
GRAIN AND CHAFF REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
GRAIN AND CHAFF REPORT. Messrs G?ldsbrough, M wrt and .Co Ltd., held their usual weekly sate of grain on 29th of March, and offered 2500 bags of all descriptions. There was a good at.tndance, and competition was fairly brisk. Wheat, prime, 3/02; medium to good, 2/11 to 3/-; off lots, 217 to 2,:9. Oats: Tartarian seed, 2/-to 2/ ; ordinary feed, 1/7 to 1;9 ; stout pn'ime, 1/10 to 1-11 ; fair to good, 1/8 to 1/10 ; Algerian, 1/64 to 1/8. Barley, prime malting, 4/5 ; fair to good, 4/- to 43 ; thin and off lots, 2/9 to 3;6 ; Gape, 2/- to 2/1. Maize, rEd coin, 3;8 ; white, 3:6. The New Zealand Loan and Mer cantile Agency Company Limited held their usual weekly sale of grain on. 29th March. when they offered a catalogue of 7713 bags to a large attendance of the trade. The competition all round was keen at the levels lately established. Wheat was in good request at late rates. Milling realised from 3;'- to 3/10. and off parcelh from 2 9 to 2110. Oats were in fair request. Good stout brought...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE MARKETS. FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
SMELBOURNE MARKETS. FAR3M .AND DAIRY PRODUCE REPORT. Mr G "o. Evans, Auctioneer, Western [Market, reports (March 29) CIhoese: Prime in short supply and selling readily from /5 to /6 p r lb; medium, /4k. Potted butter: prime in demand from /91 to /1O3 per 1b; medium, 18 to 1 9. Fr-'sh butter: A .o ,d qtl:intity forward, but most of the dairies were affe,'ted by the ex'remne heat. and the market was e:a.er. I s',ld best dairies from /11 to 1i/0- per lb. a few special higher; med inm to ,ood '9 to /10l.: only a few cases of infeirior l1wer. Eggs: lt.e rares wre rnot maintained. The market was easier, from 1 nl to 1/l - per doyen. Hams, /3 to !8.. Bacon dull, from 7 to /7'. Lard, ,'6. Garden honey, pr me ·2, to "3. Beeswax in demand fro i :10 to /01o) per lh. Carcase pork (I r'idla): Heavy weights, /3; o. o siz, Ail, porkers /3 to /4; per lb. Poultry: I had an unusually hpavv snply in all classes, and prices ruled rather low. Fowls brought from 216 to 3/9 ler, pair for voung biros; old ...
ONLY A JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunbury News and Bulla and Melton Advertiser — 1 April 1893
ONLY A JOKE. "Well, good-by. You will fall a victim, I have not the slightest doub;. to Emmeline's fascinating charms." " Yes ; but then, will she allow her self to be charmed ?" " Not if she's wise. But here is your train. Good by; and if you break your heart the great remedy for such corn plaints is change of scene, you know. If I hear of you in Africa next week I shall understand what has happened." The speakers shook hands. He found a place in the train, and she made her way again to the pony carriage in which she had driven him to the station, his farewell words not havicug been perhaps exactly what they woull have been if spoken in the hearing of a less limited audience " What an idiot he is !" she sail to herself, and then she laughed. The epithet would not have wounded the f?icings of the most sensitive of mor'als had he read aright the laugh that fol lowed it. " Poor George I" was with a sigh her next comment, and a grave look clouded her bright face. George was the husband...