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THE NEW GRAIN RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 19 December 1884
'he fil1sowin- arre the reduced 'rain freight pr:omi-,d recently hy the Rt1ilway Cou:nissitoners to i:inmer.s &c.. in the db:? tent intcrij'. They rceived the A..At.i.,, of the Gover +nr-m-Cun:cil on lrid:y last, sand a!peard in the G ?.?he th s:u e d: --i to 2"3 miles ?s per te ; 24 min3es to 9t miles, :is ld per ton ; 30 tio 3 miles, 4s per ton ; 35 to 3:) miles, 4s 6d per ton ; 40 to 45 miles, 5s per ton ; 46 to 50 miles, 5s Gd per ton; 51 to,55 mtiles, Gs per toni; 56 to 61 miles. Us Gd per ton; 62 to 66 miles, ts per ton ; 67 to 71 miles, 7s tid per ton ; 72 to 77 miles, 8s per ton ; 78 to 82 miles, 83 Gd per ton ; 83 to 87 miles, 9s per ton ; SS to 03 miles, 9s Gd per ton ; 94 to 98 miles, 10s per ton ; !99 to 103 miles, 10s Gd per ton ; 104 to 109 tmiles, lls per ton ; 110 to 114 msiles, 11s Gd per ton ; 115 to 119 mliles, 12s per ton ; 120 to 125 miles, 12s Gd per ton ; 126 to 130 miles, 13s per ton ; 131 to 135 miles, 13s Gd per ton ; 130 to 141 miles, 14s per ton ;...
THE SIMPLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 19 December 1884
;THE. S'TZPLETO2V. A.LTHrOUGoi it is said that the grocer makfcs no profitt o of that community, threr must be a good thing in-~sig'r; somee tere.: The wonderful and ..cx tencive improveimcuts made-from time to time by the VictoriaSugar Company at their _Y.travill liRefineri , i indi :ctive" of the fict. I liotice by -the Chronicld that, the coniljahy has lately s:enit tt 0,000 ino lieig ulp things to their likirng-,-a expenditure irici appears to be' mitly.r circurnsta?nce to the sugar ki:ngs. --ut a few lshort yoirs -ngo--it .seemns rbut 'csterday the enterpriising Joshna iBro . preg±e 1 out a selection in the then wildls of Yai villle.- hi rIopI n.d ul iiii this dis trict the indlistiry which li:is hcemre one of lhirilost, nio:lunlse business eCiCerl'.s in th c-l lnh.:uil. ildcr lhe uniugi.menti or-3 hind. -idt.iablh .it. ohn C.:1nip hell, ,whoi- 1ic.igl.ht. t ,the e ,'my ith hill, ?ot oilvl an' ex perilce exti'.i ng. ovr i rmrny years, ibut thoe n qualities which; en:rabledl him...
LONGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 19 December 1884
LONGWOOD. - (FROM OU?R OWN COR.EsroNDE-T). The new Mechanics' Institute which has been erected in Longwood by the indc fatigable exertions of some of the resi dents, was opened on Friday evening by the memubers of the Longwood Amlateur Dramatic Club giving a performance. It was expected that lMessrs. Hall and Graham, APs L. A., would be present to open the building, but owing to the pro rogation of Parliament these gentlemen were unable to attend. The building is 48 by 20, exclusive of the stage, which is a good size. It is built of brick and is very substantial looking, and quite an or nament to the town. The only defect is the floor which has been badly laid down, as the boards at one end have fallen fully six inches. The contract price was £2:0 16s., but owing to several alterations that has been mande, increased it to £?i3 Uts. The most of this has been paid, buc as there is still a small sum owing, the coim snittee intend to'make an energetic canvass of the district, which we h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 19 December 1884
V leetinngs. CAVALRY CORPS. A MEETING will be held on MON DAY EVENING, December 22nd at the Euroa Hotel of persons desirous of forming a Cavalry Corps. C. O'C. IEAGHER, Scc. pro tent. Tensders. EUROA SPORTS. Lunhnel "ibotlhe. . TENDERS are invited for sole right to r CATER at New Year's Day Spiorts.. Full particul.,rs on application to Sec retary. Tenders to be in by 25th DECEMBER, 1884. R. H. CARR, Hon. Secretary. WFor snle. T STE PAPER FOR SALE, Cheap. W Advrtdiser Office. .ADDLE and BRIDLE (English) for sale. Apply Advertliser Olice, Euroa. ? TANTED FILES of the " Euroa V Advertiser" from nMarch 1st to 4th July. Apply "Advertiser" ollice, Euroa. Lssit ete. C ° REW ARID.-LOST a GOLD MEDAL, which certifies tha:tt MI. Donaghy obtained First Prize at the Melbourne Exhibition for the MBanufac ture of Rope. The above reward will bs paid to anyone leaving same at MIr. CIIALLENGEI's, Euroa. L OST on Sunday, December 7th a grey COLT (unbroken) branded (T, last seen in Cluskey's paddock. F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 19 December 1884
PAPER 'BAGS, TEA " PAPERS, SSTATIONERY, &c: ., I alw; nh iimlnd fur ýafcu . .ment . F eini. wir.. (h.e..t bran Is.) "AD ZVERTISR L.OfeANN) WEihAN'gtLi' A. ENC. 0. ei lboui ne C -sh dva,,nc' hadou .inst . G'-" rnin e : "d q , .' eiiAgent f·ior a.the cp Cole ialcrk* li lUiiiioin fire t (.hOid ce siockhtlv. , -" - Agent for the icMUTUAL ASSURANCE SOCIETY OF.VI1TORdA. C,?d~. Ai~h'adrci C,,',,i.o miRhin?I Iti'flriii'i ilre (sc-itlra 1Ire "'gecit for ull 'Agent' for M3'CorInack .Reaper aid Twine Binder, and other Agricultural lnplements, " ' including : DOBIES SEED. SOWER, PETER B'E'S DOUB LE. ACTION :: CURNS, The most Labour Saving Churn. SKnown.' Cash Buyer of all Farm Prod FRUIT TREES AT 'MELBOURNE PRICES, Os ThIE SnoITEST NOTICE. MIUTUL ASSUIRANCE SO CIETY? OF ..YCTOliL ' (LiariTE.) Head Office, i79 Little Collins street, Weot Melbourne. For Life Assiuraneeintd 1nlidowments. Policy Iilders Dirido the Profits. ,I.)ECTonsN: Mr Thomas Loader, (T. Loader & Co., chairman,) ...
The Advertiser PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. "MODERATE, BUT PROGRESSIVE." FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th., 1884. SUNDAY COUNTRY TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 19 December 1884
PUBLISHED EVERY. FRIDAY MORNirNOG. S"MODERATE, BUT PROGRESSIVE." FRIDAY, DECEMBER O-19th, 1SS4. SUNDAY COUNTRYTRAINS.. EB a'side wind and with great surprise evei to theiiselves tlie Aiiti-Saibba: tarian: party in. the Assembly hias suc ceelded by a sall maijority in handing .over the poiler:of Parliament into the hands ofi the Railway Commissioners e "Sunday trains.' We: think this a' mi;stak; however viewed :::In the first place? a matter ifivolving a" question of socialand fisycal policy, should not have. been settled in that off handed manner. Itshold:lid ave been ventilated and'dis cussed.- A victocy wias snatclied, liit not on- its merits, auid the. battle -will have` to be contested -over again. In tlhe net 'place it was not politic for: Parlhament to rob itself ;of- power in connection with a subject- that is: ad mittedly a diflicult one, and upon which the community holds such opposite views.:It is true the 'power can be taken back by the same means as it was given ;this a ...
EUROA RAINFALL FOR YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
-EUROA I RAINFALL FORu YEA.L:' The following is a complete table, of rainfall : Miontlhs. No.of days: Rainfall. SJanuary :6 3.06 February.:' 4.. .382 March 4 1.10: April 2 1.01 nay 3 .8 2.53 June 12 409 July 2 .23 August . 9 1.61 September:. 9. ? .01 October 6 150 Noveember 3 2 25 -Doceab6er .75 73 20.83. Total for sariiae period List year. 75 .a 31 Rainfall to end of JNovember. PLa1e No. of dhys RainfalL. 'iTolet Town a 16.78 Asn'el' represents about u -a hundred tons pe-acro.e ,," " . . - /
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
(Our columns are open for the discussion of all questions which are not of a sectarian clhiracter.. We ,wish it to be distinctly understood, however, that we - do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinionsac.pressed by our coirespondents All communications intended for insertion must be addressed to llOt Editor, annd contain the name .an-l. pddress of. the - writer as a guarantce--of good fTaitb, ED "A." LONGWOOD MECHANICS'. (TO TIIE EDITOR OF TIFE, AD.VERTISft.) Srn,--Being "Your: O'wn Correspon .dent" I have to request tha~ t.aving, been brought to book by sovevbl of. jour sub scribers, and most justly by -the con tractors, why I did misrepresent the state of the New Hall, particularly as re gards the flooring ? which in tle report referred to states that the floor had fahen six incihes. ' Now I wish you to acknowledge in prinit, tlht thetlhe iformnitiboni'isiegards the building was not obtained from me, but that I simply sentlyou a few lines re farco and ball. . I remai...
EUROA POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
EUROA PEOST OFFICE;i . Departure of ??a?ils. M;a?1 s close at the Euro, Post Office as follows : SFoxr Gooram, Merton, Doon, -aii lample, arid Mansfield at 9.40 a.m. dail Sdndays excelted. :, .For. Jamieson, Tuesdays, Thursdays, anud.Saturdays, at 10.40 a.m. . For Miepoll, Miepoll South (loose bag); and Karramomus, South Mondays, Wed nesdays and Fridays, at 11 a.m. ; ' For Shean's Creek (loose bag), Strath bogie, and Strathboio" West (loose bag) on Wednesdays and gaturdays, at 11 a.m For Balmattum, Mondays, Wednes days, and Fridays, at 11 a.m. For Moglonemby; Thursdays, at 7.30 p.m. For Melbourne up. and down train, daily at 0.40 a.m. ::, - For Melbourne up and down trains, daily, at 5.30p.m.' -
COMMERCIAL LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
LIVE STOCK. Fat Cattle.;--1123 were penned, prime sold from i. 12 to £14 1os ; eood sold from £10 Os to £11 O; s?5u0nd do sold from £» Os to £91t ;s inferior do :;old from £5. 1'rime pens It cows sol? fromt .'_ Os to 1.1U 21 s (d; good do sold frolm .£7 O to £7 1Os; iniddling and inferior 4 0s3. Fat Oalves.--200 were yarded. Prime sold at from G0s to SOs; good do froin tOs.to 50s; second fronm i30 to 353; in fterior ftroms 15s. Fat sheep.-The market was largely supplied, a grat?many being yardetd, the bulk of which were of second to inferior quality, \with only a small proportion of prime. The demand for best descriptions was brisk, and for such fully last week's rates were nlam tained, but middling andt inferior sorts were dull of sale, and prices ruled low. Very few crossbreds were penned. and with the exception of a few shorn s'ether , which sold at' from 12s. Gd. .o 13s 9d, none were prime. Best in the wool, sold at from 1.s; (id. to 16s. Gd.; -others, from m9s. Prime umerino we...
DAIRY PRODUCE, HIDES ETC [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
DAIRY PRODUCE. IIIDES ETC lsessrs. I'>Kay and M'Donald report at large quantity of produce to hlaud to day, which met with brisk competition. and sold at the following quotations: Cheese: Prime quality in good demand, muld sold at from 5d.' to 5.1d. per ilb. ; anedium; 411. to 5d: ; inferior from .ld. Potted Butter. Primc new make, 'id. to 91d. per lb. ; good old, Gd. to 7-1d. per lb Fresh Butter Choice dairies up to 10d. medium, 9.kd.; inferior. 7.d. Eggs, from 12d. to .id. per dozen. Bacon : Smoked hams. 11d.; sides; 8d. to 9d; flitchcs, 7.'d; do.. green, from 5Ad. to lid., according to qua1lity: Honey, 5.cd. for good garden lots; hush, 3d. to 4d. Beeswax, 9d1. per lb. Lard. 5d. to Gd. per lb. Turkeys, from 14s. to 15s. per pair; ducks,; Bs. to Os.; -eese, to 10s. ; fowh. So. Gsd. to 4s.: Car c;ae pork, dairy fed, Gd. per lb,
LONGWOOD RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
.BADAKai TW- OM) IA, . . .- . The following are thehors es nominated for the Lohigwood Handicap. Mr. Jas. Oluskey's, g.g. AuctioneCr, aged, 8st 4lbs. . Mr. A. Hoggs, g g Old John Browni, aged, 8st 41b... DMr. Jas. Doyle's b a.Poor.ce, aged, Sst, •lb Mr. M Swans. b g Saladin, 5 years, 8st 11b.; Lrs . - W. Vialers, b g Scorpion, aged, r -Jas. 'Doyle's, b g o e e 5; years, 8st. Mr. W. Johnson's, b g Pilot 4, years 7st 1llb. MIr. P. F. McCluskey's, b'g Kut .Cracker, 4 years, 7st lllb.. ' F. G. Wallan's, g :Hill Talk, 4 years, ist 101b..H ,EDWARD RLLT., Hon. Sec. We have just obtained a large supply of stationery includingnote-paper, envelopes, slate and lead' peioncils, slates, memo. books, &c., which wie are able to offer at reduced Jprices. ' .? " _ Sir Moses Montefiore: reccived more than 800 letters and 600 telegrams of con gratulation I on:. the completion of .-his hundredth year on Monday, 27th October, These were in all langunges and came from every part of the world. The...
STRATHBOGIE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
ITdSAI&tBOQIGE RLACES. The following are the weights :- ' S STrLTIHBOGIIE IASDICX.? ! Black Prince, . .st ilb; Ned of the Hills, Sat 41b ; Here's Luck, 7st 711) ; In verell; 7st 71b ; Geraldine, 7st 41b ; Auc tioneer, 7sat; Mluocking Bird, ist 12lb. IIUI:DLE RACE. Ned of the Hills, 10st 101bs; Wan derer, l10st 41b ; .Monsieur, 10st 41b; Little John, Os :101b: F.RiERS' PIRSE. Black Prince, Ost 41b ; Here's Luck, Sat ; Wanderer, Sat ; Little John, 7st 101b; Sling, 7stlOlb ; Auctionier; 7st"71b;. .rocking Bird, 7st 41b. i / G._ 1OWmLES, Handicapper.
A Big Thing. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
Thetlest chimney so the world issaild" to be that at the Port: Dundli works, Glasgow, Scotland. Itsl eight .from the foundation is 468 feet,i above the ground, 454 feet ; the foundation being 14 feet deep. The outside diameter, on'a level with theground, is 31 feet ;iat the! top it is 12 feet' 3 inches; thickniess at the ground, seven-sricksatthle top top; ;nd a half bricks. Thie internal diameter at the base is 20 feet, whiich gradually: con tmcts'tbi10 feet :four `incbes limi?etehr at the top:' Tie'ro&'are Ino ' o ther inU'isans structures-iitlic .'world higher thann.this' chimney, except the steeple of the 'Stras-" bu;gcathedral, whichnis 4660 feet ,above the ,iunn d, and.that of. St Stephen's, Clhuncihl ni enna, i?liiclh is 465 feet hi h: The in6ot ?otderful part of the story of this'lofty chiriifiye is,;'tlat'i hivingbeen twisted out of tho:vertical?lineto: the eox! tent of 7 feet 9 inches, by- a violent wind, before the, mortar was -hardened;. humani skillrediuci it to...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
How TO MIAKE, Goon COFFI:E.- The Lancet reports a lecture on tea and coffee, in which people are advised to put the coffee for breakfast in an earthenware vessel, pour cold water over it, let it stand *overnight, and bring it to the boiling point by placing it in ,L water bath or ,double boiler in the morning, thus pre serving all the aroma. As the editor prollounces the lecture as being " perhaps the most brilliant since its series begun," .the writer has no doubt tried the plan. How ro ?LM?E CovurT. PLsrEER.-Court plaster can he iuade at home for the neat little cases which are embroidered with the well known motto. Dissolve one pint of French isinglass in one pint of warm water; to this add six pennywaorth of pure glycerine and three - pennyworth of. tincture of arnica ; lay a piece of black or, sf white silk on a board, and paint it over with the mixture. ScorC? BAxLEY, Bnont. --Take- the scrag end of a good sized neck of mutton, and boil it until it is completely in rags, in fo...
EUROA SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
The following are the nominations san handicap-s or tihe principal cvents at the above sports: Ro.? HIANDID)Ar. 100, 250, AND 440 YARDS. Kelly (Albury), and Heaoncy (Bulla), scratch. "McDonald (Longwood), 2, 5, 8 yards. Dart (Seymour), Smith (Euroa), Osborne (Melbotirne), 3, 7, 9 yards. Sinclair- (Euroa), and If. McDonald (Longwood), 4, 11,14yards;' Parsons .(Euroa), Welsford (Fitzroy), Ryan (Mioipol), and Jones (Shepparton), 5, .11, 14 yards. Howe (Tallarook), Townsend(), Barclay (Melbourne), Dickson (Melbourne), Dawson ( ), and Neale (Williuimstouwn), 6, 14, 20 yards. . Shaaw (assumed name) (Gooram), and Simpson (Euroa), 7, 10, 25.-yard, rds,: Halsall, ,Longwood), -Ramsay' (Euroa), Mackenzie (Esiroa), Crosbie (Balnmat tum), Henry (Euroa), and .Satchwell (Euroa), 8, 20, 25 yards. MILE IA2D!CAP - Jordan (Seymour), 15 yards. Ferguson (Euroa), 23 yards. : Smiler (assumed name), (Seymour), 30 yards. Shaunnn (Euroa), and Heahney (Bulls) 40 yards. Porter (Euroa) and Smith (Euroa) 50 yard...
STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
. Friday last was quite a gala day for tlihe Strathbogieites, tile occasion being the breaking up of Mr. Boyle's school for the holidays. As on a previous occasion, the mothers of the children niet togetlhr and decided to give thlo'1yongsters a picnic. The afflir was taken up so heartily thiat it was, as expected, a decided success, and oh Friday there was fully an assemblage of 200 including children and visitors. 'The ladies lhad everything arranged for the children' s_ coifort, thero being races for children of all ages" anda Ohristrias Teeo, froinw:?fiichievery cliildgodt prize. 'The youngster's thoroughly enjoyedlthe day's outing, .and thleyy ought to be ox ceedingly thankful to the ladies and gen tlemen who took suchf great pains towards providing'theml with a day's imusemntt. MIr. Boyle theirteacher, wasliere there and cverywhere, and the way in which lih worked ought to induce the children to study hard at their lessons when school :ineets agaifi. The. 'children 'haýing had ...
GAZETTE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 25 December 1884
G ZETTE TOTICEM. The follow-ing application for license under Section 19 of Land Act 1869 has been refused :JaB. Miller, 53.i, 'Balmat tunm; Tho above site will be open for selection on 25th ?deeitibei",'1884. Liceniis forfeited.'-Aiidreiw Lennox, ;un., 203, Lima; Mr. J.. Roberts,. 320a, Strathibodie. jThe last-nmried site will be o~i for selection on 24th December A"ip'licatib~is - for licbnse -iperboved. John IMaher, Upotipotpon; James Hogan, MIary.Coffoy, Gowangardie; Alfred Busse, Lima ; "You say the officer arrested you while you were quietly minding your own business '?' " Yes, your. Honor.' ,He caught mesuddenly by the coat collar and threatoined to strike me with his staff unless I accompanied him to. the station hd6©:"" " '"'Youi word quietly attending to your business ; no noise or disturbance of any kind t" "None whatever sir." "It seems very strange. What is your. business ," " I'm a burglar."