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FEEDING ON ONE'S SELF. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
FEEDING ON ONE'S SELF.' When the lisuimaniody suffis from a lack of food, it practically feeds upon itself and absorbs its own substance as food Every one knows that certain animals normally exhibit this process of feeding upon themselves under certain? eanditions. The humnps of the camel or those'of the Indian cattle visibly d crease, and may disappear altogether if .the animals were ,starved.. A super fluous.store of:fat, in other :words, is is made use.of under the exigency of hunger.. So it is also with: the: bears and other animals rwhich hibernate or sleep through the :winter's cold. ..Tlhe bear which in autumn retires to winter quarters: in a well-favored condition, comes forth in spring lean and meagre. His fats have' 1iecome absorbed in his: nutritio and Itlhe succeeding s?ummer will lay the founidationi of stores of staple food to be utilised durnn the next winter With man, ?,repeat,' the phenomena of stariation are essen tiplly similar.,,. In the starving man the fats of ...
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
MELBOURNE: CATTLE REPORTS. (BY E4RLcrn; T5LHoCAPnU.f Wednesday Eveninig. ;Mesrs. A M'Lean andCo::report - Fat Cattle.-2,000' liendi drawn for; prices fell about 10s to 15s. We sold 48 cows for Mr.Keogli b £810s;- 40 cows for Mr. M'Donald to £8 5s,,,and bullocks to £10. ;.cows from Woodside to £7 7s. 6d, anrd:bullocks to £11 ,s ; bullocks for Mr. I). M'Cole,. senor, to £8 )s Gd, and cows at '£5 15s; Mr. M'Colo,junr., bullocks at £8 10i, and cows at £4. 10;, Messrs.-Allardyce, Feely' , and Little s at market rates. We also sold 40 calves from 24s. to Messrs. Powers, Rutherford and Co. rpor,;iasfollowi 000 liead of cattle yarded, a large proportion beingvery indifierent quality for which .prices declined 20s;: good and` prime quality also. sold easier, W?sold 28 b?ullocks for Mr. Deunis :O'Brieu:,.Cowwar,. averaging £11 ;13s' d 41? ditto for: Mr. I ' ' Pow"wer? :Power's-court, averaging £11; 39'ditto forrMr. Jasi Rice,..owwar; 14 ditto. and cows for! Mr. Robt. Clark , Maqtfr; 11 ditto ...
COMMENTS ON EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
COLMMENTS ON EVENTS; d "The birds whole iiiisi?e lills the sir, tl Do chirp and chatter'hecdlesl). ': vi hro is this comt'bf whili so much lhas been said and writ I Though i I? have seen a good deal abot: it; Ihave not'' oeen ony ione wlio has hasl o any;more tangible' viow 'of thlioplanet: Perhaps Mr: Elldiry Wvill send roundta is fewsof his astroniomical'instrumen'ts of si .magnification,i so thatlsome:one besides ft the mystic philosopher. may get a peep 1 at the bashful; luminary, . . :: The Ameoricans have erected, by way, of aimemorial to'theo lato President Garfield;: a national :hospital in the 0i district ofl Columbai, which is to, bear the name of; the well-loved President. Doubtless many a poor invalid, as he t tosses on his bed of pain, will have his b sorrows lightened by thoughts of the o good ,old ruler,, whose martyrdom purchased for suclh as him a refugo v from sickness and' wan. t It is amusing to note with what eager liaste: a certain mietropolitan journall seizes...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our Correspondents.] THE THOMSON BRIDGE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MAFFRA SPECTATOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
0ORRESPONDENCE. lWe do noi lold ourelvos responsible for the opinions of our Correspondents.] THE THOMSON: BRIDGE.' TO Ri ED sOB OF THE MAmAk SPECTATO5. 'Si,--I perceive by the " Gippsland Times" of ' to-day,, that the Ilosedale Shire Council have had no difioulty in obtainiug a special sumo from;.the .Go vernment for road purposes. .Now, as the proposed "new 'bridge over: the Thomson. River will cost a good round sum,, and. be, very;little advantage to any but a few of the- -Malffra Shire ratepayers, but be moreo:specially used by the residents of -Cowwar and other: iratepayers in the Rosedale Shire, so as 'togiveotlioni an outlet for their pro dues, etc.,.to tho; diggings beyond theo' shire boundaries, do you not think. it would be advisable to send a deputation from the .Maifra Council representing thl ,faot, and soliciting assista~ce in the erection of the. proposed bridge At:any- rato,.. some councillor;:might consider: this matter,;and.bring:it for ward at the;next meeoting. -...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
Auctions. FAT AND STORE CATTP, MAFFPRA, FRIDAY, JUNE 23 A M'LEAN and CO. will at , 30 Fat Cows, very prime. "20 Prime Fat Cows and Bullocks. ,60 Good Steers andBullooks. 1 0 0 C ro ss-b re d S h e e p .` , ' S 1 %\ ' '? ' 1 H"AVING Established a Branch of our Bualines tnnMolborno .-wo are: now prepared to hold WEEKLY SALES of CattloeSheep.ete, at..the..Flomington Yards, and to undertake the sale of all krinds of Property, Farm Produce, etc., privately or by pueclic auction. We are also in a positipn to negotiate Loans on freehold seourities ht tho'very lowest rates of interest; and to conduct auction'sales, valuations, etc., in any part of Victoria. C?"~ (48 Queen-at, Melborirne. O'"-rac:- Johnson-stroot, Mafea. A. M'LEAN & 0O. MAFFRA, FRIDAY, JiN E :' E NGLISH, PECK and CO.t ill Sell at .their. yards; Johnson-street, Maffra, at 12 o'clock sharp For . )Williiams, Es., The Gullies, Cooma 170 First-class Bullocks, 4.yrn,?laige' framed, and good colours. 70 Good Cows.. .- ' I F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
Coaches, &c. 0DBB and CO.'s COACHES leave CRITERION HOTEL. SALE to BAIRNSDALE, 1.45 p.m. d Snday excepted ,.arriving at All information, &e., at Cobb and Co.'s Office, Criterion Hotel, Sale. ROBERTSON, WAGNER & CO. SaIe to Maffra and Newry ROYAL MAIL. 1 FISHER'S comfortably covered tJ. COACH will RUN DAILY between the above places, leaving Newry daily at .45 am., Maffra 11.15 a.m., arriving at Sale at 12.45 p.m, and return theosame day, leaving Sale at 2.30, arriving at iotfra 4 p.m., and Newry 5.30 p.m. Passengers and parcels booked at thi following places : Sale, T. Duggan's Criterion Hotel; Maffra, Wm. Bannister's Camden Hotel; and at Rawlin'as Newry HoteL All parcels left for conveyance inust be prepaid, otherwise they will not bofor warded. ::" J. FISHER;I:, Proprietor.' 'HEYFIELD TO MAFFRtA.' mHE Conveancbetween the above Splaces will .boe. DISCONTINUED until further notice"-' "Aiijy:'p els; that can be forwarded on horsback will be duly delivered.: All...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
IOMMErlOIAL INZ''LLIGENOEO. . OIPPSLAND STOOK REPORT . Mesars. English, Pock, and. o.i rport: 1 -Fat Cattle.-Tle demand is brisker hllan it has boon for the last fes yers, andall lots are readily disposed of.?iGood' cattle are ruling at slightly advanced rates on last week; good and prime bullooks, L8 to LD 1Os; medium LO 10s to L7 10; in forior,;Lf,;toI i0s ;' iod cowes,ýL5.\t4 L7 2s Gd; inferior, LS 10s to L4 15s; .vealerr '23s-to- E42heStore-Cattle. Market firm,'and we anticipate increased demand, and prices to be very high in the spring, as th supply from Nowa Soutl Wales will be limited, most' of the large bre?ders selling out now to be delivered in spring, great numbers to several •fatteners in Victoria, outsido of Oippaland. We ?aroe having a?umorods nquiries for good bislloceks, andcold place any number at good rates. We have also soeveral large transactions pending. We sold privately during the week, Oi50 store bullocks at L4 10s; also 70 medium fat bullocks at L7 10s and s...
THE SEDITIOUS ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 June 1882
THE' SEDITIOUS ADDRESS. [rnox.rne Aa.] A most enthusiastia meeting of bur gesses of Stawell was held on Tiesday night, for the purpose of condeinning the Grattan Address and the. actioin of riveonembers of Parliament wlhoasigned: it. The town-ball, were thea meeting was hold, was packed, upwans of. 800, persons being present. The proceedlings throughout were of an orderly character, and:very enthusiastic resolutions were passed condemnatory of 'the?Address and, of. the signatories. .A-resolution was passed, thanking Mr. Patterson for his conduct in this matter and 'those who voted with him. 'o opies of the" resolutionl are to.be forwarded,to Her Majesty.,:. Thoe prinoipalspeakers were the Reve R. K..Mackay (Congre gationalhet),'J.. Westcott (United Me thodist), J. P. Eivans (Welsh Indeplen deont),J. 3., Huntor;. (Primitive Me thodist), and Messrs,. Carr, G.,Farley, EJ. oneso and . Lodwick..? The pro coedisngs.opened. and :'closdedwith the singing of the Natioial Anthem. The resoluti...
BUSH FLIRTATIONS AND CONSEQUENCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
BUSI-FLIRTATIONS AND "CON= " 1SEQUENOES. A case in which a man attempted to shlioot a woman through jealously, was hoard at the Police Court, Wilcannia, Messrs. W. A.oSteel, P.Mi, and Thlomas Luke IJ.P. rem the evidce it iij peared that, up to a recent date, a iman :ai med Diekonson was employed on the 'iena iMurtlo Station. as a working hand At ,the same time a young ,wopman and hermother wore. also em ployedm.atithe head station.- :A friend hlip was struk: up ,between. the, two, and whatvoer may. havoe been.th feel ings of the girl towards Dickenson, the latter was: vry much in eariest, asn he aeveral times aiked the, girl to marry him 'According to her e-vidonce sie persistontly refused ,to entertain his proposals. She, rather inconsistently, however, coitinuod to receive valiiuabl presents from him. , He •gave nher a watch aiid chain, brooch and earrings; eilso'oh'oiione iecasion, LS in money: On the 6th Malay, lshe "got married- to one.Joseph Carswell, and wont to live with him...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
GENERAI , ZIEWS.-, -;. . Mr. W. M1. Johllcolic Attorney= General for Ireland, ha been appointced,_ .. ajudd o'8tlhe Irish 06urt ofi Quueei'a Bench.. Dr.t Beard, 'the. neuroligist, is. en gaged) in writing. about the Gtiteae. case.. Ho will tutku the ground that? the assasin is insane. Ono of the two. Eton. boys .who rec ceived the Queen's pcrsounal thanks fur pummeling M'Lean, after hb had fired' at H,1r 'Majesty, is the son of- Sir Samuel,Wilson, who is now in England. Thloo "Geolong :Adfertiser," declares that . some of the visitors from; Mel bourne on Saturday to the 'football, match took the opportunity of leaving behino thlem in, the hands of publicana and slhopkeepers a number of; bad half crowns. The Rev. Mr. Kearnse, of Creswivick is' undoubtedly a. boliever in i.niracles,' for: he expected to find, in the, disloyal, address'an oexpresion, of regret at the Pheneix-park murders, lwhich were, not. committed for several days after thei transmission of. the address. " i ".: ? "'...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
An inquest was held on Monday at ,]oroondara by Mr. Candler, the dis trict coroner, on the remains of Jane Hancock, aged 57 years, who expired suddenly .t her residence on Saturday evening last. It transpirsed from tho. evidenco that the deceased had breen found by her husband about half-past seven o'clock on the evening in ques tion on a sofa quite dead. She had !een seenn by'a neIighlbor live tlinutel preciously apparently in her usual health. A p?t ewortem oexamination was- miade on tIhe remains by Dr. Walsh; who found no external manrks of vilence, on the delid b',n, and testi fi~ed that death resulted. firom dlisas .of ti' heart. The .ury'-.returned a ver 'dict in neb?rdstnce with the medlical ovidence.
TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
TOONGABBIE". I (noR A-CoREBFOND51ri55P I2T. I heard a gentleman. last week, ask what hiel become of your Toongabbie correspondelit; Well,] he was'takiiig a fly rouild; several: ,hundredi miles away.. But on my return I, could not help thinking. that the. :population settled in this district are pretty snug anid comfortable. Ploughing, sowing, etc., are p?roced= ing steadily,, but 1 find the we .lhas considhrablyretarded the railway. works although a;. general- slaughter is' going on amongst' those ironbark giants,ianid the army of-slesper squarersare howing them down in hundreds. , The initiative steps are being talken tofound a Miechalica ' Iustitute and.. Free Library at Tooingabbiet'. ' : ; '` . Fat' cattle are nearly all'cleared :oui of thlis ..district, and atores areo-i?. demand.,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
aHURCH- NOTICIu O~noiw op. ENGLAND,-Yaromcllil Die. irut of MafliI:Divino Sorvico it St. John a Ouiuror. Maiika, onr Somimoy euxt It 11 am. and 7 i.ri. GGunrmnaggio 11 Lnm; NoZry 3p.m. pootnuliolt ~li Cinoto-Diviria Sorvico rfl ho condoctonl atI Maiff 11 ant.,; oory, S po. Won\Vt School, (.30 pout.
(AGE.) LONDON, 26th June. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
(AOB) .... LOsnDO, 26th June., The people of-Norway ?are agitating for the severance of that'bountry 'from the Kingdom of Swedei.: They desire the formation of Norway into an in 'dependent ?opublic.. The inquiry- into the sanity of Guiteau, the assassin.of.;Preident Gar field, has been "conclu'ded, with the result that his sanity, has been fully established.- The criminal will conse quently be executed:. onrFriday. next, the 30th instant. "Amongst the arms recently seized at Clorkenwell,- and: -supposed- to he destined for the use of-the Fenians in Ireland, are a quantity of weapons similar in construction to the species of bowie knife with which the Phmnix Park murders are supposed to have beoncommitted. They, .are evidently of American manufacture..; The death is announced, at Swansen, of the Rev. Thomas Jones formerly ministor.of the Congregational Church in Collins-street, Melbodrne. I. C. gle, who was fbnierly clerk to Mr. J. G. Duffet, soliclef$,DMblbourne, who lovanted. to En...
FARM AND GARDEN FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE. KITCHEN GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
iFARMI AND GARDEN FOR TIIE MONTHI OF JUNE;.. t -o- KITeIric GARDEN. Get all heavy' work :in thie most forward state possible. This is the best month for planting all descriptions of 'fruit trees; treinching' a'id: deep dr.ining ar: essential: ,to., thoirw: d61l doing; if Esoil is:poor and .nanurobo needed, use hone-dust in preferonce to guano. Comietince pruning fruit trees, bdginning withl those wlhiil' havo lost their folinage. Outdown decayed stenis of asparagus to withini two inches of the groundl, clean ,and, carefully pick over tlie beds and apply a thorough dressing of good manure an?d a sprink ling of salt to the surface. Plant out new plantations from August sowitigs sow broad beans,: early.. and medium varieties of broccoli cabbagoa and cauli flower; also a few early horn carrots for use isn September; phit out garlio and shallots; dividoe 'herb roots and replant theim.;' platit'out horse radish'; sow largely of leaks early in the month; sow a .few lettuco, radish, and cre...
THE Maffra Spectator. THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 29, 1882 [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
THE pIURSDAY MORNING,' JUNE 29,1882 The long projected ball, in aid of the linds of the Ifatfra MoohR nicea Institute, cme off llst night. Everything seemed to havo combined to imako the affair a ucces,'ior the weather was all that could bedesired, and tickets sold with.allthe npidity whicho a good and benefclial cause ,rukes At aboutoight p.m. thlo'e l1 was thrown open, and the innumerable couples on pleasuro bent camu trooping into the gy arena. The floor had boon canrofully prepsred-thanks to tlhe energetic efforts of some active members of tihe committoo o that wion Mr. Thew sounded the first chord on his well-tuned violin, the final cessory to a most enjoyable evening hlad kensupplied. The room was well filled, though, to the shalmno of our sex be it oken, the ladies were evidently in a minority, and though this had the effeot d making the fair ones in oven greater quest tlan usual, it spoke ill for the uantry of the beanus Dancing was kept up with but alight intervals until ah...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
A party of gentlemen tshe otlier:day sot out from one of our leading liotels for the gay aind bustling metropolis, of Gippaland, or to speak more definitely andluso the expression of a house and land agent, " For Bale." But alas I how vain and futile the simplest plans of impotent' man are ofttimnes proved. Scearcely had they"piloted' tleii .d ag and pair. lieyond'thei precincts of StalFra than, slap, bang I head over heels went one of the horses, and the other,, stri. ving to emulate to-e acrobatic feat of his oinmrade in harness, struck out with his left, and landed thie trembling.earth a .stunner with: his nose. While this round of gymnastic display was being exhibitedibythe quadrupeds, the bipeds, erstwhile seated behiind theminwero no less biusilyj engaged. Ono guntlemian was calmly seated.on his. beam' ends in a mud-pool' someu doien yards "off; anothor was describing-in: lightning like succession- a series of "ovolutioiis in mid air, whilo the driver was oscil liting between ...
MELBOURNE CATTLE REPORTS. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
rMELBOURN.E CATTLE REPORTS. (BY ElPROTni T'rFrORnAPeI.) Wednesday Evening. Messrs. A. ?if'PLa and Co. ,rport: Fat Cattle.-1,700 bead drawn for,; the nmarket opened a 'little easier, especially'middlin. and inferior. We sold: 34: hlead'rfg'. Mi:- ;WVm.. Buckley, .bullocks to £8, and cows to.£5 12s Gd; 'Mr. Jas. Buckley's. bullocks to £8 12s Gd; Mr. J.. Mitchll's to £7 Ts Gd; 3Mr. Nichel's to £8 2s Gd, and' cows at £4 17s Od; Mr. I. Keogh's cows to £4 15s; Mr. D. M'Cols's bullocks at £8 12s Gd; Messrs. M'Cole's and Brearton's at.£8'10s ; MIr. Daniel's at. £9 15s; Mr. Grove's at £7; and AMr. Kilmartin's cows at £4 17e Gd. Also a number of calves from 20s to 47s. Messrs. Powers, Rutherford and Co. report as follows-1,7G0 head of cattle yarded ;. prices' same on every quality but prime, whiclisold well. We sold 29 bullocks for Denis O'Brien, Cowwar, to £13 10s, averaging' £11. 11s 7d; 60 light bullocks forBuchanan and Smith, Tallangatta, to £9 15s; 35 for: WV; E. Power, Power's-court, to...
MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 June 1882
MELBOURNE. CRAINI MARKET. Messrs. Greig and' Murray held their usual weekly sale ofi grain on Tuesday, 27th inst.,,and? sold as fol lows: Wheat, fair milling, sG8d per bushel. Barley, English, 5s" 3d per bushel; mixed do, 6s 2d do. , Oats, good feed, 4s 1 'to 4s 3d per bushel. Bran, is 8d per ,ushel. . Vietorianlhops, lsSd poFeli: h:3 ::1