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One Point in His Favor. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
One P'oint in1 His 1arvor. Don't despite the man who has only one shirt. Tie elanlces are that he doesn't owes very big wash bill. Bride: "Good.bye, mnumn, good--" lioulit: " lie catltul, lear, your dress will br;ush against the wiheel." " Goodbye, goad- "1ly own datrlin, look out; you nearly bumped your elbow. Give me that bouquet, it looks heavy." "Good-bye, all." TIIE RETtURN. Bride: "LHere, dear, toke this bundle." Gruom; "(ice Whittlkerl Du you think i'm a dromedary ! Ilurry up I' An irate woman e'tterd a dry goods toure the other day, and acensted one of the clcrks: "I've come to find out what you mean by charging me 5s oui Saturdly night for that table spread, and selling irs. Ferguson one just like it ott Monday tuors id. Didn't you say it was my last chance to get one so heap ?" SYoua mistook me, madame," responded the ready cleik. " I said it was your last chance to get one for as. And it was, for we put them down to 3s 6d on Monday morning," "What in thunder do you mean b...
GENERAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
GENERAL MEETING. A general meeting of the Broadford club was held at the Mechanics' Hall on Friday evening, when there was a fair attendance of members. Mr. Sydenham, the late secre tary, having left the district, it was decided on the motion of hMr. E. Dixon, seconded by Mr. Mf. E. Trezise, that Mr. E. II. Dobson be elected to the ofice. The books shewed the club to be in a satisfactory fnancial position' and it was decided to continue the programme of matches with renewed vigor.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Notice. CHEAP WINTER FIREWOOD. PERSONS requiring cheap winter fire wood should apply THE MANAGER, Glendora Perk, Broadford. Auctions. Osborn & Iudson's Sa3pls. OSBORN & HUDSON, Auctionecer andl Estate Agents KILMORu. "FOLD STOCK SALES AS FOLLOW IIROADFORD.-At P. Bidoteup's yards. First Thursday in each month,. Next sale, Januaary 7. PYALONG.--At Cookbe' Yards. Second Thursday in each month. Next sole, December 10th. Entries In,ited. Loud and clearing salee promptly eondacted. KIILMORE YARDS-Every alternate Sa turday* OseoRN & HUDnso., Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, Kihoore. THE MURRAY RIVER STOCK, STA TION AND COMMISSION AGENCY COMPANY, LIMITED. With which is incorporated "Brown and Seward " and "Chanter and McKenzie." Capital £5o,ooo,in So.ooo shares of t, each. Subscribed Capital, £3o,ooo. Hold sales as follows : Seymour, Ist Tuesday in each month. Longwood, Monday, 19th October. Clearing Sales and Private Sales conducted. W. H. TREVENA, Seymour Representative....
Commercial. MELBOURNE MARKET REPORTS. LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Conflnikerlial. ? :o" MELBOURNE MARKET RFPORTS. LIVE STOCK. Fat Sheep-20,000 yarded. The demand was I ten icr nil pood trade lots, which were spar 1 ply rcpt eented. and such arlsst week's rates were fully maintained, while middling des. criptions continued dull ofsale, but no alter. atlon in values can Ie qnoted. Crossbred wethers were in brisk request, and realised fill prices. Prinme crosslred wethere froln lId to 12s; a enw extra prime and hanry do. do. from Ua to 10s primne merino wethera, from its. to lie according to weight and quality; good meriuo wethers from 7s 6d to to 9s ?1., middling and inferior from ~C to 7s., prime merino ewee from Se to 6a ; a few to Oa (Id.; obhers from os. Fat tambs-A bl?rter supply than usual came forward. nnly 5500 having beta penned. The demand was brisk throughout, with a firmer tendency, and in the case of good to prime qualities priced ruled slightly. hiher than last weeks rates. Prime sold at from 8n to Os 01 a few from 10a to lls good soll...
Aquatic. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Tile hathin, inr.iLnt we recori this week points a t tis itprtitaniice of a practied knuvi.',edle of the art of SW.anmi:g, and to the, dihgr at-,a. ing excursiOns ii.to tr:ac.:ous hltle heong our- er eks, o iuvhihing at this seasktO ,f t0 sar, ralse. Ine pr , .es5 this ace? , . lih t. Bu : ,lventrur ous spiri!s rar.ly s op to -..l'u!ate the eriousness orf ol hs-;ti. g d.nger, and this mnst largtey raccount for the maniy bathing fatalities that .-sour during the s.umml ,r wpriOd. And eml,:c ideriig how few pass through life wi!,l;o?lt at so ,lme tikme bing 0exposed to the fourith ele men t, ,,ither l o'n su lod ¢U i] lv ,I s, th e capsizing of a bt,at, or ein the sli, jpisg of thi , foot. Oine is e to wtllder that swimming hliti not long Lon rle coguisk.d a-s oirt of a sout.l e1.lunR on, aol tt'k Il ds Iy i V V 'ii" h'll ii r ir.tior a kk-k-. inkvk ['.trt i thei ' I lli tar% s.4 . las to, ;Iro;nir] , ". ri. -.' 1;·. i n : i " drow;ning, witLht t ! who wount ak ! l y . " e. to stave, ...
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1892. The Cause of Personal Liberty. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
AND ReenD CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, MARCH 4, I892. The Cause of Personal Liberty. Tin principal reason assigned by the more consderable portion of the com munity for the serious colonial crisis through which we are now passing, is the conviction that the threatened suc i sess of the soeialistic party will ine vitalty lead to their coutro!l of the legislature; and that, as an equally certain consequence, anarchy and cots. fiscation will prevail from the utter sub version of those laws of property and of personal right, by which all national prosperity, ?l;hnd even civilization itself, has been s'iwlv built up. 'And the object of tle N.ational Associaiion, at cording tute tenor of Mr. lialssRe' earnest sp.ech delivered at the Society's gr?at rleeting last week, is an organized coiuter movenout t of citizens to promote and preserve the right of personal liberty. W\ith this mneritori ons aim in view the orator paid a glow ing tribu:e of praise to the newly formed ' Vi...
A Woman's Way. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
A Woman's Way. She haughtily rose when he kieacd her, And trembled wLth angry disdain; So lovely-he could not resist her, But ohallenged her anger egain. What folly I he knew he'd be banished crt such mad ar?urance-when to 1 She emiled-reenturenl had vanished. 'lie so like a woman, you know. -Ltcln lUTLreD.
Carl Pretzel's Philosophy. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Carl Pretzel'e Philosophy. N--*-- A goot many fellers van got pooty moon wisdom und shudgments, but got no pluck to follow em ub. Charidy seldom don't ahtop on her houne in cold veuder. It vas all riht to been goot, but it van of more worth to been goor for some* ting. A goot many fellows halo dwo eepsons: A shpring dot vas come gwiek, und afalldot vas so goicker like der deuce. It vas ezcrootionately funny how dot yes dot so quicker a man get on his death.bed he vas ready to lead a gooder life. Dhere vas a poorly goSt much trooth in our oldt ezbreanion dot a lie aes bale p!aindy hurry, and trooth need'nt valk last o00. Sometimes you found yourself out dot it dono't vae oer teller dot got wings who vas an angel.
Strath Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Strath Creek. [FROMt OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] 'of. Creamery is progressing tavorably. About irG gallons were put through on Monday morning; and fresh supplies are I coming daily. Things are therefore look ing quite lively. One man with an irri tating perverity of will has thou.ght fit to withdraw hissupply: however, the comn pany are n t absolutely dependent on the milk of everyone, and will have the option of allowing the farmer in question to take his cans home withoutunloading, when milk becomes plentiful-for one good turn deserves another. The disease known as ' Strangles ' is just now very prevalent amongst the horses about here. It has the injurious elIect of causing the animals attacked to waste in condition an ' leaves after a short time with a nasty hacking cough. A very serious accident occured to a young man named Sheppard on Sunday. lie was out riding when his horse stum bled and threw him to theground. In falling he had the misfortune to be un able to extricate one foot ...
Barglarous Affray at Kobyboyn. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
:irgr:t:'ou i iai fay at ioby lityll. Aboutmidniight, on Sunday Mr ITazleline, the proprietor of the Kobyhlyn Hotel was awakoened by someone moving about the premises. lie parfial!y dressed hirmselaind went in the direction of the noise. There ho saw a stranger entering a I ,lroom, anI. at once seized him. The lburglar, for such he turned out to be, resisted videintly, and called for assistance. Another stranger then or rived on the senie an., d-,lihorttely fired two revolverlihsts at MIr Ifizle.lim. The latter? who tortunately esealpe unhurt, pluckily he'd on to his prisoner, and the accomplice deanmpel, On getting outsi lie h stole a brouwn pony mare and rode towards Seymour. A messc'eer was s ent in shortly afterwards, and informed the police of ,the oeeurrence. Constable Wright at once drove out, aul brought the prisoner into Seymonr where he will be tbrucht up in the morning. chargle with hurglery. Mr Ilazledine is to Ie congratulated on the plucky way be held on to his man il ...
A Fatal Delay. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
A Fatal Delay. The young man had been trying to tell her how madly beloved her for over an hour, but couldn't pick up the courage. "Excouse me for a moment, Mr. Featherly,' she said, " I think I hear a ring at the tetk. phone." And in her queenly way she swept into an adjoining room. Presently she returned, and then his mad passion found a voice. "I am sorry, Mr. Featherly," she said, "to nosee you pain, but I anc already engaged Mr. Sampson, learning that you were here has urged his suit through the telephone." BrazEn--" I want you to love me; but I regret to say that I am only a poor devil, Still I have a rich old uncle, but he enjoys good health -" Miss Piazza-"Married?" Blazer-" No." Mlies Piazza (after a pause)-" Well, my dear friend, it would be stupid to plunge into misery. Be sensible-forget me-and do in trodunee me to your ancle before night." Ir is when straws are made up into hate bhat they show which way the wind blows,
The Good Millionaire. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
The Good Millionaire. It has become a sort of custom for people of this world, who are not endowed with riches, to " have it in " for millionaires, as the saying is. That is, very many look upon the millionaire class as no good on earth. The poor do not generally begrudge the millionaire all of the enjoyments for him self and family that money can procure, but when it is so hard for the poor to get enough to eat, of the cheapest kind, and when they are cramped for money to buy warm clothing, and when the coal is scarce, and children suffering, it is not strange that they envy the millionaire. It is very hard for a poor father to see his children hungry, and to see them shivering with the cold, when he is unable to provide them with suitable food and cloth. inn, and when he looks at his neighbor, the millionaire, and knows that the cigar be is smoking, and which he will throw away be fore it is half used up, costs enough to buy a whole Esit of warm flannel underwear for his little gi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Mrs. Hobson de Hobson (recently re. turned from abroac): "" We lid a charming trip. I think foreign travelis so broadening and elevating to one's mind, Mr. Dull. winkel." Mr. 3ullwinkel: "Ya-as. You visited Lausanno, of course, while you were in iwitzerland I" Mrs. Iobson de IIobnon (retrospcctively)i "Why, I think so, Mr. Bullwinkel. (Turning to daughter.) Wasn't it at Lousure Clara, dear, that we had such delicious wallhs fot breakfast?" "Iadmit, boys," remarked Paperwate; ' that I havent' always led the life I should, I've gambled some, drunk whisky more' lees, an' at times, perhaps, I'm a tifle pro. lane an' abusive, an' have called men hare, which I have generally regretted afterwards, an' have passed a night at the station-house at odd intervals, an' insulted ladies, an' an' that sought o' thing; but, boys (and here his eyes filled with tears) I have always been a gentleman. No man can say that Marbl( F. i'aperwate ever forgot that he was a gentleman I" " Gentlemen," said the ...
Humurous. Not Willin. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
U Ilinurlls. 'ot Wallin'. Says bould llnrr.cy Milligna, To lliuidy M':~ji',an, 'Oacb, faith i'? merual wud be loikia' kiss." Cries Biddy M Snilligan, " Yu'd btthuer be still arin. Oi'll not be endoorin' eieh tratement this." "Arrah I dearest Biddy, Be aisy, be stiddy, Indade, it's no use to be aetin' loikL this; Ouch I scratch a man's nose off, And tear all his clo'ce off, It's a de'l ov araw to be gettin' a kiss." "Go away, Mr. Barney, No more of your blarney, Or instid no a kins yell be glttin' a kick. Ould red-beaded Barney, Yer wastin' yer blarney, For lHere comes the minsis I Ach Barney, be quick 1" -YA-NEL BILDE.
How Monkeys are Caught. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
How Monrikysarc Caglat. Almost all the monheys which one sees in the Gorcona district, which is situated a etort dietance from the PRanma railway, is inhabited moctly by native necron:s, for no: white man could bh.r the climate withood drinking plenty cf wlhity and almost coil steatly swral!ovring q:iin*. The whole region is marthy,and covcred with entremely profuse tropical vegelttion. All night there ariles a thick varor, laden with fever, whieh hangs over the woods like a cloud. This region of wood is the paradise of the monkleys. They travel in troops around tht woods, lcd by an older rpontey. Whern the people receive the inforrmrtion that the "travelling moln.ey tro.pb" ere near the village, they repair to the woods in crowds in cihse of them. The plan is very simple. They cut a hole in the cecosnut large anough fora monkey's raw. Then the nut isthen ho! lowed out, and a piece of sugar is placed is it. A picea of string is then fastened to it, and it is pieced in the road iothe...
The Regalla of Scotland. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
The IcCgalla of Scotland. During the usurpation of Cromwell there. gslia of Scotland, consisting of the crown, sword and ereptre, were depceited in Dun. Otter Castle-a stronghold situated on a lofty rock, overlooking too German Ocean, on the eastern cost of Scotland, in the shire o: Ktincerdine. This castle was only acecs. bible by the land side, and that merely by a narrow, strop, and rodinding path, over a deep gally, wlhich connec:s it to the mainland. The then Earl of Kincardine beicg ap pointed one of the commiaeioners for maneg. ing the Government while IHis Majesty was abroad, Mr. Ogilvie, to whom the defence of lDnottar was intrusted, finding it so closely invested that it could not long hold out, pre. vailed on the wife of the minister of Kinecf, a bldl and prudeet woman, who happened to be in the castle at the time, to ase:iat in conveying them away. This ebo did by packing them up in a hnndle, as things of no value, and walking boldly out with them. They were afterwards h...
The Human Ear. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
The ?lunlann Ear. Few people realise what a wonderflll. delicate structure the human ear really i , That which we ordinarily designate so is, after all, only the mere outer porch of a series of winding paessges, which, like the lobbies of a great building, lead from the world without to the world within. Certain of these passages are full of liquid, and their membranes are stretched like parchment currains across the corridor at differens places, and can be made to tremble like the head of a dram or the surface of a tam. bourine does when struck with a stick or with toe fingers. Detween two of these parob. ment-like curtains a chain of very emall bones extends, which serves to tighten or re. lax these membranes, and to communisate vibrations to them. In the innermost place of all a row of white threads, called nerves, stretch like the strings of a piano from the last point to which the tremblings or thrillinge reach and pass inward to the brain. A wonderful piece of mechanlem, indee...
Esquimaux Dogs. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Esquiznalul Dogs. During his wonderful eledge journey from Hludeon BIay to the Arctic Ocean, Frederick Sehwatt:a had abundant oppor. tunity to learn the habits and the disposi. tion of the Esoqumaux dog. Ile started out with sixty of them, using them to draw the sledges, and only nineteen were alive when he returned to IHudson Bay. The others had died, mostly of starvation. Ilo says: SThey were through all this horrible time perfect respecters of their human allies, and the little children used to go among them and play with them by pelting them over the back with their toy whips; and yet the same dogs were starving, and should one of them die his comrades would eat him. I noticed this particularly, as some eensational writers have tried to make their readers be. lieve that the Esquimaux dogs are liable to become dangerous fellows, even to a power. folly built man, when simply hungry, and to be worse than wild beasts when ravenous. Any onslaught of Ecquimaux dogs is un. known among ...
Brothers and Sisters. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 4 March 1892
Brothers and Sisters. Brothers and sisters are all the better for sharing one another's studies and games up to a certain point. The girl who can handle a tennis rmcset and a croquet mallet vindicates her right to consideration. The boys will oever speak of her as "only a girl," and she will be all the franker and none the lees sweet for a healthy mixture ao work and play. Good comradeship between the brothers and sisters is a thing much to be desired; it saves the girls from prudery and the boys from boorishness, sweetens the natures of both, and acts by resetraining every one from doing or saying what would be shameful in the eyes of the "other side." It will take a good deal f courage for the social reformer to lit on thbe buI wire i~g?,1