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AGRICULTURAL COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
ACRICULTURAL COLUMI. But salt is not only valuable on cromont of its constructive properties-its destructive h qualities are of great use in farming. For Sinstance, it destroys slugs, wire worms, and al Smost all ioasects injurious to crops-ite ausstic e nature being inimical to their weak frame. Sand itisalso the best cleanser of soil, when lib erally applied, that can be employed in the case of weeds. When used for the latter purpose, it should be sown three weeks or a month before seed for the crop is put in. While its ultimate action is to promote veget I able life by presenting to plants the elements of fertility, in the most agreeable and assimilable form that can be desired, its immediate action i to destroy vegetable life. So far as the experi ments have been carried, they prove that, for root crops at least, salt to as valuable, and a much more economic manure than many of the nitrates and sulphata imported at great cost from distant parts of the earth. Onions aretoo vocife...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
WIT AND HUMOUR. " Always put your best foot forward," es recaialy if the fellow has really wronged you. The reason that an undertaker is rarely a melarcholy man is because he can always bury himself in his 'uiness. A tt'LNAI:Y Pr:it:LI':M. We were busy one day in the titchen, I deep in some cookbook lore, And he perched up on the table Driving a " coach.and.four." fut when I had finished this sentence In a receipt I had found, " Set on the stove and stir constantly," The driverlooked around. And leaving his play for a minute, He whispered in my ear, " How could anyone 'set ontbe stove' And net 'stir constantly,' dear ? " Graia Hit A TIr.-An Irishman went into a public house the other day and called for a glass of beer. The tumbler was not full enough for Pat's satisfaction, so he quietly asked the publican how many barrels otalehe sold in a week. " Ten," replied the publican. " 1 think," replied Pat, " if oez stand me a pint I could put yez on to a pin to sell eleven barrels a week....
Ladies' Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
Ladies' Gossip. MIrs Baneroft is staying at the little fishing village of Sherringham, near Cromer, where she is happily recovering from the elleets of her recent cab sceident. Lady Hoenry Somerset will be the editor of a new weekly paper to be published by the British Womnen's Temperance Association, with the title of the " British Women's signal," The Dowager Duchess of Londonderry has recently been appointed a churchwarden of I Machynlleth. The Paddington Vestry has instructed their servoyor to c.lso the inscription on the tomb stone of Mrs Siddoos, in St Mary's burial ground, tobe gilded, and to see that three ornamental baskets in terra-cotta are placed on the slab. lme. Tel Seno, a Japanese lawyer, is said to be the only feAmiine member of the bar in the land of the 3ikado. She was educated i. Shows thb fi:hu blouse and butterfly zouave of llack satin, this zscavo makes a pretty finish to any bodice. 2. ]louse, with double-frilled front and leg of mutton sleeves. 3. Blouse, wi...
POPULAR SCIENCE. Deaf Mutes. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
POPULAR SCIENCE. Deaf Mutes, Among the various methods which have been devised to enable deaf mutes to communicate with their more fortunate fellow beings, is that knowr as the Oral System or Articulation Method and Lip Reading. By its meas deaf mutes aretaughtto articulateanduter words,not perhaps so distinctly as those pbrsons who have their faculties perfe*, but suffli ciently well to be cleariy understood, and both deaf-mutes and other persons sufferino' from deafness can be taught to read from the motion of the lips what other people say.
Wedding Breakfast in Prison. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
WE?di~ng Breakfast in Prison. A wedding breakfast in a polihece station is a rather rare event even in Paris, where so many strange things happen. But Pave, a poacher, who was recently condemned to a fortnight's imprisonment for going in search of game without a licene, failed to surrender himself to justice. He had, in fact, something very im portant to transact, inasmuch as he was about to enter the bonds of wedlock with a young woman who was by no means abashed by his poaching proclivities, and for whom the sentence hanging over his head had no terrer. The " Telegraph's" Paris correspondent says that the civil part of the matrimonial ceremony took place all right in the mayor's office of the Gobelins district, Pave thinking that he could run the gauntlet of the nolice. The stern eye of the law was upon him, however, for just as the bride, bridezroom, and guests were leaving the .lairic, up stepped a pol;ce commissary. who ordered the poacher to accompany him to the station. Pare ...
A Day's Enjoyment. A STRANGER'S EXPERIENCE OF THE BUSH. A TRIP TO STRATH CREEK FALLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
- - *.*****\r*--u A STINRA It'S EliLt'!:IEXCE OF i I[11' i USH. A TRIP TO STP.AI'I CRIEEIK FALLS. 'ltitls w.as ttmy ti-t esperience of the Int. Resilt:nt in V \ictoriia for a ' ;tcae of neatly lnve e"rts I can scarced! ire regarded. , s:Ialtogether al "nelvw chuir;" ;' but I have beren during that. perild an in't exclusi.ely a "ncity" in.,n, and t'lelbofnrte,. i:cept for occasitmitil vis.its to St aely. Ihll.bafnte. nllnd other lpoputsll p ices, h::ls Ien my im:te. Ieathh, hiowever, tailie+-, 1 w; as I .. ied It, "'a t Ie a trip into fit coun,:l.y," :and t, the inviottating uiinontires of he " lsh." I.e.,rning byi chance that an ,id .St. .Kila .tqlaitanc., alr. J. 0. ',cscaot, Ihai take-n a t ",.:ie !alf,,. it licati t, .t I I tuie try. o raose ru ., up, ,e d up :"t trI l-, a it..,lltl a lt d i trewell rof lt y laooil.,rd, ;n.f a L.i.t .fctionate sni of, tIl ti s I'1 aill filitt itfe'sti teld i tl tll. . t r." I'.. .:,' , if 0 , d erd!. II 'r i - for ill. I.:,t i t.lth [ ito te bt e...
COUNTY OF ANGLESEY CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
COUNTY OF ANGLESIEY CRICKET ASSOCIATION A meeting of the above was held at Sey mour on Tuesday evening, when there were present : Messrs. D. E. Ryan (president) Howe (Tallarook), Worthington (Avenel), UBrret (Veal, Lightfoot (Traawool), Ross (Seymour), and Dubson (Broadford). Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed, and a communication was read from Mr. P. a idstrup, of Broadlord. offering a trophy to the team scouring third place in the association contests. A vote of thank?s as passed to M.1r. Bidstrup for his offer. it was dtcilded that a 7o'l merl'l vae::!? at st t s. be pit - "fv., b r in i"ii ' n ii tt !i s , n.i th? Mo ?ho i ??s litih b.ittm*uct itt t h:tt in 7 tm~ttc!tts to beetrtitled tu L.Jtltinp t:rv::!tl'.
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
Ceolml ercial. Far Sheep.-The o?sptdy was a ml?Oetate one. 17,lIS.I l hlving bern yarded, inio'llinr ,on0 Itram Rivelia. :tonsi=iting of good am; prime qualities. From tloal pu;,ures, tho bulik cotusto:ed of lair to useful dtlsriprions, Sto a sliI?on o prine, crossbr Is oem sparingly repr:sented. The demand. was tiu:or throug!hou', and prices show a slight aliva nce on lost rt.ks' rals. A te; primo and heavy erosslreIt wethers in the wooh, from 14s o l:s1; a few prime a~ol heavy cronssbrd wethrsl iohlorot), frlo. Itts lld t, Sls; a draft of Lrel wcthiter, fntm '+s to I'i 5d1; a few extra to 12t; Irime nlermlo wethers, :rom 12? to 1li3; do do, wethl r (shorn), fromn Ss td tto 6s il; good llerir.o ethlers, from Ils to 11s li ; do do, (,horn) frot 7s 6d to X: ; best merino ewes, frotm t to Is ; do do, (sl:orn), tront is to tS lid: othere, fa'on ds. Fat Lambs.-t0,700 were penned. Tb, r, was all improved detmanid throulghout, nod for suitable trade lots prices ruled a sha io higher thao ...
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. THE ANGLICAN CHURCH AT REEDY CREEK. To the Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
Col'se:?f, d ti !c '. We dr not hold our>ntloe responsible for opinions exprt:s:tdt by corrCspondentto T Eill ANGLICAN :CIIUI:CIl AT REEDY :!:LLIK. To te Ediltor of t! Boradutfrd C'ourier. StI,- I am truly sorry, for a double reason, that itfiunfnzt has s.-o scourged tils district. for it has thus postlponed Ia l t tliendly teertint of churchgoers, propotsed last weeL:, to di'c .s Ihiu ituetani. Since Ilty friend, :r. Mitchell. has writtern you, let me reply .s fr takly. The otlhr n yntity us-t atels ' -t t .l of tton ing their poducetions. and do nt, d' e rve to be noticed, till they drop ttair tltts'ro Their rimaks do not clt I !e, for thile do nut fit tea fi?ow i it that " friends," .ithcut any rein ,:dtrance first st'at me, wuro. '.' such a colap n thllt t It my 1.l,.o0 : 'At%11 - '_ n peelaie, and ao I don t d upia ,G :" protp:?. Lhem to d, tu .' tn t.a.,a lmy b. to ' and I hear, too, tha 00 thf.. .e l i ,pt .?-t u was thtt I w f"_.t foui t', y , : of o , ec-p..nolbhty. Thel...
American Railway Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
American Railway Statistics. According to " Poor's Manual," the total length of railways in the United States at the closeof 18'2 was 175,2,23 miles, the addition in the year having been 4,429 miles. The mileage at the close of the fiscal years of the companies was 171,?0Si miles of main line track. The liabilities of these companies were ll,0S9,000,000dol, and the assets 11,4S2,000,000dol. Full statistics of opera tion were received froem companies working 1 70,G07 miles, and on the data thus furnished the following statement is based:-The revenue train milesge, exclusive of elevated railroads, was 865,000,000; the passenger mileage, 13,;97,000,000; the freight ton mileage, 1,41 I8,000,000. The total traffic earnings were 1,205,0130,000dol.; working expenses, S47,000,000dol.; ret earnings, 859,000,000 dol.; other receipts, 115,000,000ol.; total available revenue, 47 l,000,000dol. The payments for interest amounted to over 239,000,000dol., and individends to a little over S3,000,000...
A Driving Veil. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
A Driving Veil. "I will give you an idea for a driving veil, or one to wear in windy weather," said a fashionable young woman, "one which is the most comfortable thing going, as it is impossible to blow off or get out of position. Buy a large square of any colored grenadine you like, and fasten at each corner a small heavy button. Throw the whole veil over your hat, leaving two corners hanging behind and two in front. Then take the two front ends and tie them around the neckuuder the hair at the back, over the two back ends. The buttons, being heavy, keep the whole thing in place, and tying the two front ends back prevents all the unbecoming folds over the face, which are so ugly when the fullness is all gathered up at the sides. I got this idea from my mother, who tells me that when she was a young girl tcv all wore their veils over their bighats in Usia way." -. - - I
Changes in Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
Changes in Agriculture. "auring the past twenty-cne wears the change. in the stat. of agriculture has been very great) and there is no evidence (says ' The 'imlee"e that the change to permanent yasture aud more fodder crops has enabled us to produce mor meat and milk thou forumerly. I, the follow ing f?gurea we give the statistics for 187Tt and 1893, and the chanlges which they show : TWLENTY-IINiE YIEAIIS' CORAN;EIS IN CORN ClcitP' ATlEO AND Nt-MIit:S i"' FAtIl[ ULVE i'uOCKi. t',:o Cot'. Acres Acrer. ilr:ey . 0 g,:115,:.t: '.ttt'.tO' Total CornCrpi C ~t.r 7,t4;,.41 LIvE Sro,. IN etrel.. Nullere. Cattle 1?, t, I .gt,?its Chap .. . .' 9.4r;.c 5 ?..I,1.++' It ,lu s .... .. ...I ,,.....0( ,1, . __ It will thus be seen that, with the reveption of small increases in oate and cattle, there has been a decrease all yound iu the areas devoted to what were our leading cretp, wt'i e the in crease in permanent pasture and forage crops has not shown a correspodig inllcrease, but rather a decreas...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
HERE AND ToIW?E, BY TIMp Mace AsrvT Tewy, It is a fine idea to have an annual Parlia mentary visit to the Zoo!ogical Gardens. It must be full of instruction to our legislators. Because, you know, the animals in the cages there are perfect types of politicians. There is the lion. Doesn't he with his noble presence and his sly ways remind you of the politician whose speeches are full of splendid sentiments and lofty principles, but who, all the while, is cat.like andeelf-seeking, waiting to pounce on anythming for his own advantage ? Then look at the snakes in the reptile house, with their glittering eyes and sinuous motion, and see how theyerawlalong in the sawdust, for all the world like the intriguing Parliamen. tarian who creeps stealthily under cover, until he sees an opportunity for inflicting a sting. The parrots, too, with their jubber and chatter, are justlike those members of Parlia ment who only talk to see their names in print and give their constituents the idea that they...
LONG-DISTANCE PIGEON FLYING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
LUNG - DISTANCE PIGEON FLYING. Making boots and raising homers are not callings conspicuous at first for their cnom patibility. let they ars combinedwith re. m:erkable success by Mr John Day, of No. 11 Waterloo road, London. No one would suspect from the unassuming exterior of Mr Day's house thatit was the residence of any one particnlarly distinguished. Yet Mr Day is knownthroughoutthelengthand breadth of the United Kingdom as the foremost mannin his profession, whose word is law iin all that re. lates to this particular branch of industry. This, as already indicated, is the rearing of homing pigeons--or homers, as they are, mooe familiarly styled by the fancy. The term "carrier " popularly applied to them is erronepus. Mr Dayalso practices as a boot. maker-aed his boots, no doubt, are excellent -but this is merely diversion. His serious pursuit is that indicated. A representative of "The Westminster Gazette," inspired thereto by the pigeon flying contests which have lately been he...
JOHN UPCRAFT'S CRIME. A MARSHLAND ROMANCE. CHAPTER III.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
OHN UUR IFT'S ORII. A ARS/ItLANt D ROMtANCE. Be TiooxAs 8r E. IIAsE. CHAPTER III.-CovrrNEvo. Jecs had stopped at the inn to inquire after a sick child. At the moment the horses were about tostartoff, hoe caught aightrofJim. The boy was flashed and out of breath. She atoppoed the carriage and looked out. "What isit, Jim ?" "LLet me in!" was his answer, as he raised his arm, trying frantically to reach the handle of the carriage door--"let me in!" Jess opened the door: Jim scrambled up the step; and the carriage went on, by the marsh land road, towards the cottage. The boys whole look and manner alarmed her. She drew him to her side, for they were alone in the carriage, and she waited im patiently for him to speak. In the silence, the boom of the signal-gun struck upon her ear for the first rime to night and set her heart beating fast. "Look here, miss! " said Jim, the moment he recovered brea:th-"you know that couwict? Ie's escared agin!" She caught him distractedly by the arm. Her f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
Advertitements. I" PATING'S LOZENGEI:S." "A Simpla Fact shout " IECATINGS COUGH LOZENGES. Ask throughout the world, in any country that can be named, you will find themta largely sold. There is absolutely no remedy that is so speedy is giving reliec, so certain to coro, and yet the most delicate car, take them. "' A TERRIBLE COUGH " ' 04, Commercial Road, Peckham, July 12. - Dear Sir,-I am a poor hand at express. ing moy feelings, but I should like to thank you. Yelr lozenges have done wonders in reierig l ly terrible coegh. Since 1 had the operation of 'Tracheotomy' (the same as the late Empenpcror of Germany. and unlike him, thank God, 1 am still alive) performed at St. Ilartholomew's lHospital, no one could possibll have had a more violent cough ;it was so had at times that it quite exhausted me. The mucus, which was very copious and hard, has been soltened, and I have been able to get rid of it without dilliculty.-- oam, sir, yours truly, J. IIILL."' UTTERLY UNIIVAL.LLED The abo...
The Performance of One Dairy Cow. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 27 October 1893
The Performance of One Dairy Cow.: The dairy iuterjets comprise one of the most important industries of llnubo:dt c unty, California. The business of it:louvog stock and developing graoter cal:abdittes in higher productian is attractin greater attentirna than ever before, says the " Itohnlrvol'e Hlome Journal." The test cystem adlopted by a number of our leading creameries is ;.halitted to he the fairest and most eoet o.r ?betd of tde. termaining the value of milk furnish.ed, and as the creamery patrons' returns are eTally de 1pendent upon tlhe quality as well ano ta quan itty oi the milk he Inians. it follws thtr the most profitable cow for himu to have is tle one that a.ill lroluco the greate:t uo.ouat of the richest milk. Under the neworder of thin;s thrttendency is to increase profits by " breeding ouat' the poorer numbers of 9 herd. The businae"se of dairying and of raising beef cattle are becoming more widely separated. It is not our intention to enter into an extended discuss...