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HOW NELSON DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 9 January 1903
HOW NELSON DIED. " Muacmillan'e Magazine " contains a letter by Sir Humphrey le Flemoing Senhouse, who was at the battle of Trafalgar on board the Conqueror. The letter is published for the frat time, and gives a vivid description of le !sI' r a 'lioýn -sto my about the death of Nelson: *" His lordship wan killed by a man from the mioen-top of the Redoubtable, by a mus quet-ball, which entered into the upper part of the left shoulder, carried away two of the bullion of the epaulette, and penetrating to the vertebrae, carried withl it Immortality both in this world and, I hope, in the next to this superior character. The doer of this deed did not long exult in his exploit; his soul was instantly hurried into the other world, as harbinger of the approach of the dying hero, by a shot from Mr. Pollard, a midshipman of tile Victory. His lordship fell when wounded, and was carried off the deck immediately, lbut retained hip senses and lived for two hours afterwards. His country was on his...
THE VERY SPOT [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 9 January 1903
THE 'VERY SPOT A devoted couple were in snearchl of a quiet littln cltt.xg..Li, ,,p??,t?a:, ýv. Jbits L?tL spot, standing backl from the iain road, nrnrly hidden Ibehlind Ibanok of flowern nll folilge, with roses clustelring round the rusltic polrch. " O, Jlhn, how woent," thuo sal, " the very upot." " Any spnt would he sne?t to mne witI oill to, , adornl it," he replied. T'he., or rather nlie. interviewed the carn tIkler, andl everythin?g xrnlinl miolst tllin· flltory. Itt IiI, wasn I ptractiatl man, alld co thev werre Iwnlveg he Ot nilledl anul;l, tand said: '" E--1- ir--rathr f(ur'y Lthe atrlins are a little dlrefctitve." " )ruiin, sir," nxclaimedl the Ienoilet?lr, enllntlently. " You can Iut voltr mind allny aboullt them; wnhy, blesn your lnlrt thon titn' 1any."
MR. G. MALCOLM RUSSEL'S PUPILS. ENTERTAINMENT AT ELTHAM NEXT WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 9 January 1903
MR. G. MALCOLM RUSSEL'S PUPILS. ENTERTAINMENT AT ELTHAM NEXT WEEK. We have pleasure in announcing that on Thursday, 15th January, the talented pupils of Mr. G. Malcolm Russel, professor of elocution and dancing, Melbourne, will give a display in the Rechabite Hall, Eltham. This, we feel sure, will be of a class and quality much above anything ever seen in the district. Mr. Hamish W. Russel, who as a juvenile was never beaten in open competition either in Melbourne or Sydney, will dance the "Stockrider" and "Sailor's Hornpipe," &nbsp; and give one or two violin solos. Master G. Russel will dance the new Australian dance, "Playing the Wag," and take part in the "Scotch Reel." &nbsp; Miss Cole, one of the most promising young Australian dancers will surprise many with her graceful and correct execution of the "Sword Dance," and Miss Clara Neale will give a correct and able exhibition of the oldest Scotch dance, the "Seann Triubhas." Other dances are included in the prog...
DIAMOND CREEK RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
DIAMOND OREEKRIFLE.CLUB, A rifle match betwi',e? the Doncaster and Dinmond Creek cl?ha was held on the- range of the forinmr on Stiiiirdey, the 10th :inst., the ranges being 400 and 500' yards, 7 shots at eahcl'rdn:g,' The visitors only mustered 8.' tnes, while Duneaster had :12;, and, to.-give all an opportutiiy of fiidgg it '-'was agreed that all the" nten should fire, the"Doncastor team to count out their four lowest scores The day ?as hea?. choppy cross whid--just tli?til in gh i ihnarpen:up the cotmpetito?rs: Afteor the match wiks over tie rifle?i' ? wo?' i elmptiopiua!y. 'eutertein?d by the Din. castor Oluh, and 'tlherefreroliuinnts served to thenm by D'eslaunie Laurie .and Sell. .Thle vwhol. ilTir 'lrovuved woeit enjoyalelo to the visitor, who linpe to have the pleiastire of meeting the Doncaster team at Diamond Greek. The mnatch rseltuited; in- awinifor the. visitors by 13 Ipointes the totals heing: DisimpndOreek .r, 403:. -".' SDonceater :. . 390
REV. G. M. MACDONALD IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
REV. G. M. MACDONALD IN NEW ZEALAND. The induction of the Rev G. M. Macedonidd, N.A., B.Sc. (formerly of Heidelberg) to the charge of the.Pbeaby terian "Church, Opotiki, N;Z., took: place on' Thursday afternoon, 18th ilt., a faircoEbrregation Iteing pregent. A commission of the Aucklad 'Piresllytery consisting of the Revs H. B. Grey and R. L.- Walker having come down specially to carry out the 'induction ceremonies. The usual call' for objeco tions having been made, Rev R. L. Walker addressed the conpregatioi, after which the Moderator, Rev H. lB. Grey, put the usual questions of the formula to Rev Macdonald, and offered' hint the right hand of fellowship' on behalf of the Auckland Presvytery. The Rev Grey then delivered an address to the. Minister and congregation, the service clgaing with'the eillnig of the three last verses of the 72nd Psalim, and the'benediction. As the congrega tion left the church, each melboer was alltrded. an opportunity of shaking hands with their newly.ele...
Biliousness And Liver Complaint. CURED BY BILE BEANS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
Biliousness And Liver Complaint. CURED BY BILE DEANS. Mtr F. J. Pierce, the well known pro. pristor of the "Limerick Arms" Hotel, Drunmmiond Street, Meolourne. says : "PFor years I suffbrel from Bilionuless anid liver complaint, which worried ume with severe pains is the back and dii. tractilg headaches. I could not enjoy tly food, and sometinres my stomach refused to retain such food as I did stanage to swallow. I lost seventeen ponands weight in six weeks. All plnasure iin life was gradually leaving trno, and I became unli for business. After trying all sorts of doctors and an called cures I gave Hile Brans a trial, with wonderful results. The head ache and backache left gradually but coaspletely. I .regained weight, iT?. tiett and spirits, till now I am my old self again, and rise in the mnoring fresh and ready for the day's business. Being confined en much in, doors and debarred from exercise, my liver needs nnime corrective, and nothing anlswers the purpose like Bile Beans. Thi...
A GHOORKA'S OBEDIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
A SHOORKA'S OBEDIENCE. The following remarkable anecdote of a Ghoorka is told in the " Scots man ." by a correspolident, to whom it was related by the surgeon of the regiment, who was present on thl occasion. In days before the Mutiny, ithi commandants of irregular regi iltenls had great authority oval their men, and one of them,. whome regiment was a Ghoorka regiment, stationed in the hills, used often tc take him out with hinm when l.he went tiger-shooting. SO one occasion, he, his officers, and a visitor, 'wero out tiger-shoot-; ing' on elephants, accompanied as usual by a number of men on foot. They raised a tiger, which rushed away down a steep ravine where the elephants could not'follow, and they had to go up to its head in order to cross it. One of the men, however, followed the tiger on foot down the ravine and up the opposite side and when he reached the top levelled his rifle to fire. The visitor saw this and said to the commandant " There's that moan going to ire." The co...
TWO COMRADES. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
TWO CONRADES. I have trod life's path alone, Companions, two my heart hath known. ,?'irst -Hope, fairy image bright, Flushed in upon my dazzled sight. Often I saw her like a fay, And dancing by the twilight way. She beckoned, whispered, and hie. Skuiled ":'My.heart, and ruled me when she smiled. She shalowed me her deceptive' treasuires, =:lier'. hidden hoards of rainbow, !pleasures, ' . ;And toempting me my, days'to w aste, - She promised I should., share alid; ,.: taste. ' Sie faded brightened ianished And stilli returned, and astll mis. led.. -,. Then:. came when 'I was lone and,:. sad, Patience in convent vellings clad. Her e'dyes were, like that star of even That fi'rst leads forth the hosts of heaven. lHer touch, her voice were healing balm, And all my spirit sank to calm.' She smiled not; but, compassion-_s ate, 'She took "my. hand, and led my. f:' ate; ' And very weary i- resigned ' - Wholly to her, msy fr?ered' mind..:s And docile ifound in daily duty::. That 'all my hands....
HUSBAND AND WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
HUSBAND AND WIFE. A well-known business man fro quently lectured his wife on the hab it she had of carryingher ,purse carelessly in the pocket of her coat. Ills lectures 'had no effect, and he determined to teach her a lesson. Several days after his latest hoin ily he saw a woishan from whose pocket a purse protruded invitingly. A second look convinced him that the womaln was his wife, and a few icinutes.later he was at her side and had filched the purse. He retreated infilediately, but no one had seen hili, and when lie reached honme in the evening the purse was in his overcoat pocket. At dinner he was expecting' every minuite to hear his wife benmoan her loss, and he was framing in his mind ai lecture that would be i' mar vol of logic, and a convincincg exanl plq of the superiority of main over womlan. ut lie waited inl vain for the wifely conlidence, atnd he felt rather uneasy when lie left for his ollice next morning; aimid no mention of the loss had been nlade That evening ther...
FROM SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
FROM SOUTH AFRICA.." " War Is war," as " An lrregu lar " remarks in the " Daily News," but' in the midst of its din and merciless crash the heart of the solier may yet beat. with sympathy for a brave foe fallen and for his? grief-stricken fan'ily.. .. The correspondent, tells,. how .,he .ind others went to a farInl, a~d a grey-haiied man 'flired upon them. It, was iiievitilhle thatI he shoull lhb shot, iad.l so he felli rifl ini hand, hale, lstruiglit. and. iid;iy; lthere? was not a 'crinkle oriithe (dead face:, S'An' old' ,womn'an bentover'lhilti-i weeping, aloidl and;l ;clailiaig her tilids 'in"t?diorrible d'cstatsy of 7grief:. This : -was' lisIs wife. 'Jim stoiy " Is "clear.: Thea t in hl conmel f o the: ineighbolibiihnig contiianido to spend theidnigli with ,his fauiily, and on our appirocali hifad taken ,hlis iiflo 'and: comito forward ito hold :.thel dooi: rof :ils house against all comers.t was bheona piuck, aipart fIro lier aism No ,sp?prIt but ?:oie of 'the bliidest fianiti...
"STICKING TOGETHER IN ALL SORTS OF WEATHER." [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
I STIOKINO TooETiER IN ALLt SORTS OF WEAT0E.'"-The friendship between man and man which enables them to stick to. gether in all sorts of weather is a friendship worth having. In times of prosperity some of us can hardly distinguish a friend of this kind from one of the other sort. Bult let the sterm clouds gather and we soon know who the true friend is. And when the clouds of sickness gather about as we turn naturally and instinctively to llolloway's Pills and Ointment. They are the only friends whose friendship is worth a rap at such times, We know it, and we turn to them, confident in the knowledge that they will restore ns to health.
HEALESVILLE POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1902. Before Dr Baird and Mr J. Green, J's.P. A MULTIPLICITY OF CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
I1EALESVILLE POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, JANUAYr 8, 1902. Before Dr Baird and Hr J. Green, J's.P. A MULTIPLICITY OP CIIARGEB. Henry James, a man of not very prepossess. lng appearance, was charged with behaving in an insulting manner on Christmas night iuGreen-street, Healestille. Accused pleaded "not guilty." Hie was also charged with assaulting Constable flocking in the execu. Stiontof his dtty on the sam? night. _. thbi e pteat.?."rnot guilty." . A further chiarge of using obscene language in a public place was slso read out against thle accused, and " not guilty" was the pleading. Accused offered no objection, and the cases were heard together. Constable liockiugwdepoc'l that on Christ amus night he was oni duty in Nicholson-street, near the Grand Hotel. There were a lot of lady visitors about, and prisoner was atanding near the corner of Nicholson and Green.streets. He asked him t go away, but ne would notgo, renmarking that he would have a - beertirat. Came back just as tihe accus...
ELTHAM RAILWAY. TIME TABLE. WEEK DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
ELTHAM RAILWAY, TIME TAIILE. WEEK I)AT8. Leave Melbourne-8.38 a.m., 4.10 p.m. Leavo Ileidelherg-- 25 a.m., 4.55 p.m. Leave Greensharough 17 mlnutes later than Heideberg, and arrive at Eltham 25 minutes after leavint Heidelherg. Leave lltham -8.35 a.m., 4.5 Ip.m. Leave Greenlborolgh 8 minutes later. Leave 1leilelberg--).17 a. a., 4.47 p.m. SATUSDATS., .?..Lgaye. M e. l__b~utu9T_,a-. n .m Leave Hleldelberg-9.25 a.m.; 2.55 and 6.95 p. m. Leave Elham--8.35 a.m.; 1 5 and 5.35 p.m. Leave Hleidelberg-9 17a.m. ; 1,47 and 6.17 p.m.
A NEWSPAPER APPEAL POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
A NEWSPAP'II1R APPEAL., POE1(. -0 The following won the £:210 prize re cently ol~tered hy i synlidlcae of Americanl edllori for the hel napllp.t poerm to newa piaper ulhencrlbere to Ipay up their Ilrretr. 'lho lucky and talented nuthor is the editor of the luocky Mountain Colt I Lives of great (mn oft remind un, 1leoCel Illn wonll't 1itand a e ichace The mlor we wor k there grow behin(ld iLo, Illgger Iplclhen oni oulr plnt, 111 ullr polite o ellle i n illlt i gl?vney, Now n are oirino I diihToreiit hteI I And b ciaue nihlertiier linger. And won'll t pay u what in duellll . Then lot I III liup and doing, r d youllIr I llte how e? r iiill, Or w?hll the?onw of wllter erike umt, \Vu ,hall have uo junts at ill,
ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
ANNUAL iE?T?IG. " , The annual imeeting of-this Ouoncil *,wa?e ,hlcsl.itidi ediately after the ordi nary meettitig Inst Monday afternoon, thi~re lbeing present :-The President (Cr. Draper), antid OCrs. Cornfobt, Morris, :'Murphy, Nicholson, Reid, Thomas, anrid Willis. The various books were laid on the table; printed halaiice.sherts havingi previously been sent to each coaicillor. The auditor's report was reead, and .was'as follows i Yen Yean, 2nd Dec., 1903;: The President and Councillors, . Shire of 'Whittlesea. :Gontlemen,n I have the honor to report I have completed en examii?ii. tion of all books, accounts, vouchers, and doanuoents relating to the bnniuesa of your Shire for twelve months'ended 80th September, 1902, and handiyeu herewith statement of receipts and ex. 'penditure duly audited, found corr.ct, and allowed by mne this 2nd day.rief Decmhber, 1902, eicepting a.:small item of 4s Gd which has been overpaid in cont:actors' deposits accouns. Thel' deposits received front J...
THE PRAYER WAS ANSWERED. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
THE PRAYER WAS ANSWERED. The Rev. E. H. Dixon, a piomimat Methldiet elergyman of Stroudsburg, Penn., will bh called upon to defend in courn an snewer to a prayer offered, calling for divine vengeance orn a brewery. Uapitalints re contly erected a large brewery in the tev. Mr. Dixon's parish. It caused much corn rllnt, and wan made the subject of a vehement prayer from tlhe minietel, in which he called n1)on God to strike with lightHning the neo brewery being erected in thalt place. hllortly after, during a violntl storm, light. ning struck the brewery, pa tlally wreeking it. Itud knocking frou n Iladder two aond o' annolthr Methllodist inisiter whlto were at work on tile buldling. No none was killed, iland tihe brewery was not, blurned, hltl the lrlayer crcted no uchIIII comninenIt thatl the en pitaliitl , who are prom inent In nucial !iscll?, deicidedtllL lthey were elgulled in a Irgilllllnlt enllins, aind slhould not ibl made tihe tllarget of pulpit ip hllir.* l)ons, i 0 it injure...
WILD WESTERN "JOSHING." [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
WILD WESTERN "JOSHING." It's rather a good joke on one of am Omaha boys when he was in the South couple of years ago. Frank. he's the one, was in Atlanta with Company L, anod his brother Harry was very ill in Omaha. Frank was an awfully good fellow and tre? mendously jolly. The fellows called him a hot air dispenoer. He was quite a lady's man and had " won a home " with some girl in a neighbouring town. " I tell yen, Lightly, she's a wiard," Lightly wan a telegraph operator and a grea friend of Prank's. " And you're going to take her to the show to-morrow night are you ? " " You bet your life. Say, she's a queen Pretty ? Well, I would say she wassl Bot look here, Lightly, you know Harry i. to undergo an operation to-day and if anything happens mother will wire me. You send it to me at once." " All right, old man, I will, and you may go and see your fairy.' Frank and his girl were enjoying the per formance immensely, when, at the end of the rat oct., some one stepped from behind the ...
MELBOURNE HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
MELBOUJRNE 'HORSE MA'HKET. Mesasrs Campbell and Sons, Klrk'd Bazaar, Melhourno, report :-Only a moderate supply of country horses forward for the week. Th'r demand, sill continues good for Indian remnounts, gunners and Afrioan remsounts. Stiunt ponies 14 to 141 hands if right age find ready sale. Extra heavy drauglht and farm horses if young and sound pie hriging in prices quite up to last quotatLion, but aged naninnsl of this clans are dull of sale. We have several inquiries for well matched carriago pairs if young aind properly educated, Otmnil,us and delivery horsea are in request and alstout cols fromnt 14. to 14. hands are easily disposed of. No clhasngu to report in ordinary saddle and harness Iorsos. We quote :--Extra Iavy draughts, subject to trials, :£35 tno'42 ; aged draulhts, £.12 to £18 ; faintl horses, £2i to £?13 ; omnibus horses, £14 to £10 Is ; delivery sorta, £10 to £20 10+; Indian, remounts; £20 to £32 ; gunners, £20 to £39 ; buggy painr, £31 to £12 ; Africt, renmo...
QUEENSTOWN. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 16 January 1903
4-:QUEhXSTOW.N,.e ::1 ATTEMIP'lPD -SUICIDBEI',':,. ?.. On the marniig. ofithe 8th inshit was reported to Oonstnllo e Kelleier that a muiner' named Edward Joes, a resident of Back O(eek, Queuentown, was roalning ,about the bush in the locality of his residence in a demeunted) state. The constable proceeded "in search of him, and afior searching for so?e time, with the nssislance .of. Ar, Owen Gray, he found Jones lyingdowu ini one of Mr. Gray's paddocks with a dangerous wound in his throat. He handed the constable a razor with which he stated he inflicted thn gioh, lie was immediately duive$ni: y "bh'l, Gray and the constable to the lMel bourne Hospital, where he was id-' mitted for treatment. Although the wound was a dasgerous one, Jones is expected to recover.