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Cobram Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
Cobrun Progress Association. A mooting of the abovo was hold on Friday evening, when there v.'a a a good attendance of members, Mr B. WeisB being in the chair. After tho preliminary business had been transacted Mr E Sliding was appointed president for tho oiifniing year. It was decided to writo to Messrs Palmer and Aheru, M's.U.R., aud ask them to urge the Postmaster-Genera! to effect improvements in tho tele phone service from Cobratn to Mel bourne, as undor tho present nystoin great inconvonionce is caused in con versing with the metropolis and inter vening stations. The offer of the Railway Depart ment to supply and plant 100 trees in the local trucking yards was accepted, and if the Commissioners will supply the neccssary tree guards tho Associa tion will undertake to erect aud main tain thorn. Messrs Tuck and Grsnt were ap pointed to wait on Mr Gilbert re the proposed teacher's residonce. It was decided to ask the Postmas ter-General to construct a tolophono Hue to Cobratn East...
AN IMPORTANT ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
i AX IMPOHTANT ANNI VKltriAKV. February 35.1, 1GH0, in mi anniver jsary-which will ever be an import \ nnt. one in Hrilish. history, for the i Revolution in Government-was com I pleted which ensued on the . onfor-. | cetl abdication of II.," and | from which the nation's present i prosperity may be said . to have set in. ■ ■ ■ '• It. had'not been'an • easy-task. to find a -successor • for the throne' left Vacant by this, the last; und weak est of .the; Stuarts,, who r«i|fned 'so badly mid . so briefly. The people bad had enough -of this race and rukvmid chose AVilliam of Orange— I husband'of Mary," t.he oldest daugh i ter of . the late Kin*—as their gov ernor. . Some seel ions rose in .dis stmsion, proposing Mary alone, • but no one seemed able to act- decisive* ly- - William. :annoyed by those conten tions, ■ threatened to go bark, to Holland, and. leave the --people; to their own devices, nnd his: threat brought 'matters to a ^linn»x;" The husband and wifc^_\vcrc to?reigncon joint...
Here, There, and Everywhere. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
Hare, There, and Everywhere. Members of the local branch of tlia A.N.A. are reminded of tho quarterly meeting to night. The captain of the Cobram Rifle Club notifies us that the rangis will be open at- 2.15 p.m. on Saturday for members who desire to go through the musketry course. For offensive behavior in a public place, two young men named W. W. Carter and "Snowy" Mitchell were fined £2, each, in default 1-t days' imprisonment, at the Cobram court oil Monday. In addition to the usual yarding of mixed cattle at Mr II. Tuck's Cobram stock sale on Monday thero will-bo forward some good dairy cows and poddies, and, on. account of B^rooga Station, 50 merino cwo*, 5 years, in good condition. Messrs McPherson, .Thorn and Co. announce that they will hold a special salo of horses at tho iYarrawonga cor poration yards on Friday," 20th inst., when' 200 head will bo penned. Tho auctioneers invito further entrios, as good buyers for all sorts of usoful horses will bo presont. Tho want of prope...
A Touching Story. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
A Touching Story. "Did you send for me?" asked ih»* beautiful lady typewriter. "Yes," replied the head of th* establishment. "I'loase sit down, r'My wife left ycstei'dnv for Austra ilia.: ! "Oh Jlr. Itichbody, I'm so—so snr I prised to hear you say so. I—y&lt;m : sec,: 7 didn't know she was expert - ; i tiff/to go." ! "She made up her mind ratW suddenly. Jler hoalth has Iwn vcrv bud lately, and the doctor thought a sea voyage might benefit h»*t\" * "I . hope it- will—that is, 1 sup pose, you will be very anxious about her." ■ "J hardly - cxpect the sea voyaue to do her much good. I'm afraid she put' it off too long. If t-he never comes* bock', I want you " ■.The tclephoncbcll rang just then, and Mr/ Jtichbody engaged in con versation over the wire. When he had hung up the receiver, he turned to Che beautiful typisi, and seemed to be trying to remember what he had been saying when he had been interrupted. "You said," she suggested. " 1'hat if your wife never came back you wan...
Berrigan Shire Council. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
Berrig&n Shire Council. Monday, Febbuaby 9. Presenti—Cra Hoyle (prmidont), Erakine, Hill, Vagg, Heffornan, Pj'lo, Bnikie, 22uy 110IJ4011 nud Greggery. After routine correspondence had boon dealt with at the above mooting the following motions woro carricd— By Cra Vngg and Haikio— That Mr Hay bo given uno month to attend to the culvert over his wntor channel on the back Barooga road. Crs Vngg mid HolTernan—That a portion of tlio road between Craig's and Sloauo'a ut Jit. Gwyuuo bo raised and gravelled. Crs HotTcrnan and Baikio—That tenders be called for gravelling 15 chainB on tho A'unmghi sandhill on tlio north ond. Crs II ifferuan and Builde—That tenders bj called for g-arelling about 25 chains on the Albitiy road botweon Knight's and Stillard's. Crs Koynoldaon and Tylo—Tenders to bo called for the Iqaso of the public watering place at Wait-*-while. Cra Groggery and JPyle—That tho ongineer have a noiico board orected notifying tho routeB for travelling i&tock through...
HOAXER CAUGHT AND PUNISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
-HOAXKIt, UAlJCiHT" AM) PUS- >■ '-.JSHKi). ~ Jn 1880, the ltev.' l); Morgan Dixv rector of Trinity 1 Church, New York, was .singled out for an ap parently.- aimless persecution. Al most every large manufacturing con cern in the West received j* postcard stating that*> Mr. Dix desired to make large purchases for chari table institutions under his - con trol, and requesting information re- j gardinj; prices. All the principal j boarding-schools in America re ceived letters asking terms for the placing of three little girls with | them. During the \\ext week hun- j tireds of letters and circulars, to- j gether with samples of clothing, ! were delivered nt the rectory. I The next week the persecution ! took a new form. One after an other, twenty-eight " o\d-Hothes s ladies" appeared with their wag gons, each attempting to shout down the other, and the police had to he sent for to disperse the be siegers, a task not accomplished without considerable difficulty. Br. J)ixhad scarcely...
CHAPTER XXXV. THE END OF THE DRAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
CHAI'TEK XXXV. THE EX I' OK THE DRAMA." The four man stepped pa^t the- limp and motionless . body of the Kaflir, viewing it without compunction. Hounding the turn, they found them* selves in « darker and: more wind ing part of the enve. They crept on with fast-heatinghearts,* • guided by i the sonorous voice, and feeling their i wny ' cautiously^ along the rocky i sides. Then, of a sudden, ;uwhat i they: were" seeking.- burst upon their i view. • .They; halted at once, .them ! selves sciveiicd from sight by the | dark part of ,tho '"passage (hey. had I just threaded.. | It. was indeed a thrilling ,»nd cur* | ions- spectacle !. • Forty: feetj ahead the walls "of the cave (lipped in ward to right and; left, and continu ing a few yards further, they ter minated at n -wide and lofty'arched opening that looked down ;on the south slope of the Sacred Mountain and framed - a- far-stretching view of hush and kopjes.. .The setni-eiroulnr high-roofed chamber thus formed was.the den of -the IJm...
CHAPTER XXXIV. IN THE DEN OF THE UMLIMO. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
CHAPTER XXXIV. IN THE DEN OF THE UML1M0. The group behind the waggons J were tip and out instantly, crying; to one another that the expected re- ; lief party had arrived. And utich ' was the case. A couple Af torches were hastily lit, and by the waver ing glow of the flames a dozen mounted men, cheering wiih delight, came riding up to the laager. Tt was a lively scene for the time, and then, the first greetings over, the tragic history of the previous dov wns told to the new arrivals. The latter hod left Thorntree Fort j but a few hours before, taking ad- ; vantage of the moonlight, and had come safely through without seeing a trace of Knftirs. 3t was now close to morning, and there was no inclination on the part of any to court u slumber that must needs be brief and unsatisfac tory. Under the altered circumstan ces a couple of Tires were built, and around these squatted the leading spirits 01 the three columns—Gor don's scouts, the relief party from the fort, and the survivors of t...
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. A FALL TO FREEDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. ♦ A FALL TO FREEDOM. An extra ordinary incident on Mn* I juba Hill (February 27, 1831), was * the escape of Major Frnxcr, who was standing close to Oencsral Col foy In t.h« 1«i*t stand made. The gen ernl had fallen with a bullet through his brain, and the surviv ing soldiers were almost surround cd by the enemy. Major Fruzer, in moving to another position, sud denly found himself on the very edge of the flat top of the hill, and saw several Jlocrs within a few yards, rushing to make him their pri At this critical moment he lost his footing, slipped, and fell hack wards over the side of the hill. Humping over the short tuft, the of ficer rolled n distance of nearly two hundred feet, but was finally brought- up in a thick hush in a ra vine on the hillside. Although ter ribly bruised, he found, to his re lief, thiii no bones were broken. lie lay quiet until nightfnll, and then, taking advantage of « thick rillSL IVtllllt (VII, AiAHU&lt;i Co ,n«l.e M#» ...
SOLDIERS BREAK IN SHOES BY WATER THE TREATMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
.SOUftJSKS--BRBA*K-.1N-• SHOES J)V: -WATER THE ATJ1ENT. A simple, although effective, way of '.'breaking: in" shoes is that cm p.loyed *iir the United States army. After:: the shoes have ■■been fitted • to their -feet ' the .soldiers stand in water up to theshoc tops, until the leather- is thoroughly soaked.Then' the, soldiers are ..put. on . a march, and this "hike'^'is kept up until the shoes- arc .thoroughly dried on the feet, -I-'orever afterward the shoes are - perfectly comfortable, foivjlhey conform in shapo to every little peculiarity' of the wearer's •. 'feet. This - method of breaking in shoes, while not- new* lir itself, is one result of. the recent investigation > of the foot trouble of the army, which the specially appointed hoard of army olllcers ' has been conducting. (•eruiany is being blamed for . iJie story ol a factory notice now go ing the rounds. Prominently dis played near all the live wires, it reads "To-touch thrse wires menus in stant death. Anyone failin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
HENRY TUCK'S SALE FIXTURES. Fob. 20—TJnresorved Salo of land, liorpos, Btock, implamouts aud machinery a/o Mr P. J. Stokes, Myivuo (with J. McNamara & Co.) 23—Cobrnm stock sale (alterod on acaonnt of Yarroweynh roccH 28—Furniture sale, ou account of Mm D. McDonald, Mniu-sti'OBt, Cobram. 24—Spccial horse aale, Cohram, with Adamaon, Strottle & Co. 26—Clearing salo of land, horsoi and stock, n/e estate Into Jus. Carroll, Yarrowoyah MYWEE Friday, February 20th Commencing at 1 o'clock. Highly Important Land and Clearing Sale. HENRY TUCK _ • J. McNAitA.ltA & CO. Auctioneers in Conjunction. Acting under instructions from Mr P. J. STOICES, will offer for salo on above date, at the property, adjoining Mywee Station and School— 131 Acres Land, 16 Horses, Farming Plant, &c. LA.N D—Situated at Mywee,5 miles from Strathmerton, and containing 131 acre.-', subdivided into 5 paddocks. •1-roomed house, watered by dam; 20 acre3 of fallow. HOltSES—1C Draught and Lights,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
Hbntiy Tick's Sales. COBRAM j Stock and General Sftle MONDAY, 23rd FEBRUARY ' henryTuck Will soli at hia Atsrt on above data at 2 o'clock sharp,. STIEEP CATTLE. MISC KLLAN ROUS GOODS. HENRY TUCK, Cobram and Tocumwal. Important Furniture Sale COBRAM Monday, Feb. 23rd On tho prcmisoB, Main Street, At 2.30, immediately after tho Stock Sale, .HENRY TUCK ■•telingJIixJfirjiiiitruotioKs—froul—hllS' B. McDGiSTALD (who is leaving tbo district) will offer for Genuine Unre served Sale tho whole of hor Well Kept Household I'uraituro and effects comprising— Sideboard, Overmantel, Itosoner Piano, Dining,Table, 2 Kitchen Tables, Gipsy Tables, 1 double, 1 three-quarter and 3 siHglo .Bed steads and Bedding, 2 Stretchers and Bedding, 2 Duchesse Chests, 2 Chests of Drawers, Marble Top and 4 Cedar Washstauds and "Wore, number of Chairs, Couch, Pender, 2 Safes, 8-dny Clock, Mirror?, Whatnot, Linoleum, Carpets, Pictures, Blinds and Curtains, Crockery. GlaBswaro, Vases, Cutlery, Kitchen Utensils, Put Plan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
Auction Sales. MONDAY, 2nd MARCH. ABSOLUTELY UNRESERVED Clearing: Sale Of 10 HoraoB, 02 Cattle, Bliaep> Implements, Furniture, &a. J. McNAMARA AND CO. Having loasod MRS DUFFY'S farm, aro instructod to sell at hor homo Btcad, nfc 1 p m. on abovo date, all lior Valtinblo Slock and Plant, comprising HORSES—5 draught goldinga, 4 to 7 years old ; 2 draught mares, ono in Foal and ono with foal at foot; 1 two year old draught filly ; 1 Thorough bred Stallion, Oolonol French, pedi groe at Hale; I pony mare, in foal aud with foal at foot; 1 gig pony, 6 i ye.w, good and quiet; 2 light un broken geldings, 1 and 2 years old. CATTLE—13 very choice young dairy cows, nil due to como in early, IS young cattlo, 1 bull. SHEEP—CO young C'rosabrod and "ri(3iTcS^POULTJlY—9 pigs and a lot of poultry. MA.CIIIN'KRY, &c.— New Doer iug harvester (Oft), Sunshine harves ter, McCormiek binder in good order, one-way diso (McKay), 4£ Spalding plough, 4f Gibbins plough, soft centro boards, 1 Mit...
GOOSEBERRY CHUTNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
aOOSEDERRV CHUTNEY. Boil ouc quart of green gooseber ries in one pint of vinegar, and turn out of pan to cool. Boil ^ 11» of brown sugar in one pint of \ino gar, and let that cool also. Chop fine Uh. misins, lib. shallots. PIhcc nil the foregoing ingredients in the preserving pnn, and !•» them odd Joz. of cayenne pepper. Jo/., bruised mustard seed ; s.tlt to taste. Mix well with n wooden spoon, and let stand on the hob and j&lt;ist barely simmer for the rest of the day. Let cool and bottl" for use. Ready at once, but .will keep for a year like jam.
BORDER OF RISOTTO AND HASHED BEEF. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
IfOJiDEfi OF RISOTTO AND HASHED DEEF. Wash and dry two ounces of i'at na rice. Melt two ounces of but ter (or half butter and half beef dripping) in n saucepan, add half » small onion and the dry ric, und fry nil for a few minuter without browning. Moisten with half a pint of stock cook gently till almost dry. frequent ly stirring with the handle of a wooden spoon, add a gill of to mato pulp, a few threads of saf fron, pepper and salt. Simmer all for 15 minutes, re move the saffron, add a heaped tablespoonful of cheese, and in a few moments the rice will bp ready to serve as a border to hashed beef, minced veal, or any dish you wish to make more substantial. A small quantity of saffron can bi» bought at a grocer's for a penny, and a few threads of it should he added to every dish of rfsotln.
Neighborly Solicitude. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
, Neighborly Solicitude. Al a me pi 1113 of the newly-formed Tosurawnl Progress Association held on Oth just, thy determination of tho Vic. liiilway Commissioners to replace tho rails now in usoon the Numurkah to Cobram section with heavier 801b. rails was discussed, anil a motion was moved by Mr M'Qrory, seconded by Mr S. Ilutson, to tho effect that "as tho trallicon the Numurkah-Tocuinwal. line exceeds that of tho Nunmrkiih-' Cobram line, this meeting considers the Commissioners would be justified in laying tho heavy rail* from Xumur kuli to Tocumwal instead, in order to copo with the increasing heavy tradio which will be on tile linn in a few weeks when it becomes the main line through to Sydney." To tho credit of the meeting this motion was lost, those present evidently deeming it unwise to interfere with tho policy of the Commissioners. Then a motion was iimv.1:! by Mr J. Beard, and seconded by .Mr./. G. Wilson, "that the Com missioners bo requested to run tho branch train whic...
WHITE AUSTRALIAN PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
WHITE AUSTRALIAN" PUDDING." Heat two eggs very light, and add them to ft pint of cream with I a small teaspoon of salt. Butter si tin pudding pnn, cut the slices uf bread un inch thick, stone lo/.. rai sins, and lav theiu in the pudding pnn. Cut the bread into small pieces, n»d put them on the raisins. Pour the cream over the whole, und hake about 45 minutes In a quick oven. Serve it, if preferred, with wine sauce.
The Cobram Courier. ESTABLISHED 1888. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1914. Local and General Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
rjfl>e (jfobj'ttii) (jfoui'iep. EflTARLlPKBD 188$. THUKSIHY, FEBRUARY 10, 1914. - Local and General It am 3. Yap.hgwkyah Racks.—"The best entries ever we received" is what the. secretary (Mr P. Naughton) reports in connection wifh the Yarroweyah Turf Club's races next Saturday, and ho adds that as the course itf in good I order and tho arrangements are very l ivtcing-afiuulcl 'result, particularly as a majority of the horses are no'.v in tlie district waiting for. the event. All is now ready for the meeting, and tho officials are eager to cirry out. their lespective duties in a manner that will give general satisfaction. Substantial im provements have been made since last meeting, which will doubtless he much appreciated by spectators and horse owners. Entries tor the .Maiden Plate close at 8 o'clock this evening, and we wero informed on Tuesday that no less than thirteen nominations had then been received for this race alone. The weights for the handicap events are given in anot...
FISH FRITTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 19 February 1914
I'ISTT r-'RrTTEHS. l-'lako the renin inn of the Jish left over from a meal with a fork. after removing the skin, tlien m-iko n batter of-one one tablespoon ful of flour, carl a teacupuil of jiiiiJc, •« iJrtie-snlf, pepper, and o pinch of mace. Mix well, then ndd the fish ami drop n tnblespoonf"! nt a time in boiling fnt and fry a golden brown. Servo with a little fried parsley.