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FLYNN'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 18 May 1886
FLYNN'S CREEK. (From our own Correspondent.) A Welcome change in the weather has taken place, and some very refresh ing showers have fallen and these have been followed by warm genial weather, so much so, that the weather the last few days, has been more like Spring than Autumn: ; Altogether about 1 inch and 25 points have fallen during the past week. The rain has fallen so gently that it has all been absorbed, and.anotlpr siinilar fall would set the fa'rmers' t' :work ploughing.. So'fari little or no pogress has:lm beeti mde \vith farm work, owing to the ground being so hard. The land in this district still con tinues to maiiltain its value. During the last week or two, two or three farms have changed hands at very satisfactory prices, and some others are still in the market. I am glad to notice that at last we. are to have trucking yoards here for stock, this will supply a long felt want and be a great convenience, to our fanmers and graziers, who will thus be saved the time and e...
AN ACT OF HONESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 18 May 1886
AN ACT OF HONESTY. . So many bad stories are just now under dliseussion in the'courts, that it is a pleasure to record a good one. Thie lateMfr Joslima Dixo sluipoinler, of Liverpool, diedl in thellauutumn of, 18s. iHe had in February that year, nade ai will ;but just before his depMtli hile fql unider a' folce of delusio not in recq?uct among the rich, and, believed himself a pauper. He consequently destroyed the 'wrill. It appears, hliowever, that to destoy it will a iinni must be of .sound mind ; .and as a dmrft of the will existed, a long and costly lawsuit ought to h'averesulted.: The chief person to benefit by. the destructioni of the will was, however Mr Abraham Dixon, a? brother of. the testator, who lost under thit: document '£60,000;. andl he in sisted thattliedraftshouldbe held valid, It was accordingly 'made vslid in the w.. Probate Couit, the main evidence as to the testator's mental unsoundness being given by Mr A. Dixon himself. Mouch credit was not clue to him, we su...
INAUGURAL ODE—NOT MANY DAYS AFTER TENNYSON. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 18 May 1886
INAUGURAL ODE--NOT MANY DAYS AFTER TENNYSON. The following parody on Lord Ten nyson's inaugural ode, appeared in the "HeraldL" Welcomea welcome, Teuton-C-aul M[uscorite-Come one. conie all Take the islands of the scas. Solomons and Hebrides. Papua and Caledon. Take them all, and leave us none; Britain's flag no longer flies l'roudly 'nea?tl the Southern skies; From our grasp the prize is wrung. Britons hold your tongue. SRoIeantLs Sum" words of power Oft' made tyrants quail and cower. "I'm a :Britoi" had a ring, Shook the throne of many a king. "Agincourt" and "Waterloo" Over these our banners flew. British ship and British tar Won "the Nile" anld "Trafilgear." Noble deeds by heroes sung. 'Britons hold your tongue. Britain's sons have laid their bones In the far off Frigid Zones; Under Afric's burniilg sky0 Thousands of our kindred lie. j?; Those the noble, good and brave. Ventured forth to free the slave, Bidding commerce to increase, Fraught with knowledge, wealth andi eace, All t...
NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, MAY 14. PRESENT: Crs Walshe (president), Moore, Robinson, Williams, Rollo, M'Mahon, Hasthorpe, and Vary. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 18 May 1886
NARRACOAN SHIRE COUNCIL. FRIDAiY1. MAY 11. pprl:.r: Crs Walshe (president), 3Miore, .Robinson, .Williams, Ilolno, IM'3ahon, Ilasthorpe, ani Vary. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Secretary to the Premier tha:ukilng the council for the isolution, endlorsiI tile action of the Premier with regurl to the New lIHelides. lFront the Ofice of Lands asking wlltil'r lhere wa100 s anly objectionl to he s tl : of part ofallotiment 10, I'D)onald's rack. it having been atpplice for by Mr J. l3ahlony.-Council will oppose it. . From tile same stiting that at the ,oeiciiils request a land Board would ,iit at Ml.--lccived. FrIno the Victorian aitlways st:tiiti that ther vwould contribute l-0it) towards tlhe cost of the road le.liii to 3Mirboo, subject to it being aIIIid as slltwu ont tic pIlan. Such ,sum1 to be paid with the progress of the work. :and upon t'l certificate of the .d1lssrtmlent's enginieer.-1 eceived. Fran the same informing the council that their request for the erection of :n;wking yards at ...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 18 May 1886
GOVERNMIENT GAZETTE. New licenses approved :-D. Boyle, D.D. Macalpine, Carrajung ; G. Bess- ant, Tinamba; R. O'Gorman, Mary- vale; T. O'Connor, Rosedale; G. Ross, C.M. Widdis, Willung; G.Willis, &nbsp; &nbsp; jun., Bengworden South; J. Giles, Bengworden; F. Smith, jun., Bum- berrah ; W. Roadlnight, Colquhoun; Agnes Watt, Orbost; T. S. Knight, Stratford; J. Tregon, Tongio West; T. Gilmore, T. Lewington, Cobungra; F.. Nicholls, J. Nolan, Wonnangatta; L. Reggardo, Dargo. Applications for licenses approved. -W. U. Hoddinott, Coon Nure; N. Brown, Mallagoota; W. Condon, Ter- lite Munjie; F. Willis (grazing block 2203), Rosedale. Applications not granted, withdrawn etc.-Ellinor Weaver, Edward Weaver, Tong Bong; E. Weaver, jun., Loy Yang; P. Cameron, Cabanandra ; D. A. Fleming, A. C. Fleming, H. C. Fleming, T. A. Fleming, Wuk W uk; D. Wilson, Bumberrmh; F. Rodwell, Bendock; T. Marriott, Kirkenon ; W.. Lay, Orbost; Heleina' Weaver, Tong Bong:; A. Clark,I H. HIine, J. E. Marra...
PASSENGER TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
.PASSENGER . TRAINS. DOWN. MAIN LINE. Leaves-Sale.0 G5 a.m: and 4"42 p.m.; TnA IAL.coG, S"4 n.in. and 5"51 p.m.; 31or ,well, 8"26 n.m. and 6.13 p.m. Arrives-'llelbonrne, 1.5 p.m. and 10"51 p.m. UP. . Lenvcs-31elbourne. 6.42 an. nrid 4"32 p.m.; MIorwell, 1I25 a.m. and 9"11 p.m.; TRAIALnos, 11148 a.m. and 9,31 p.m. Arrives-Sale, 12"58 p.m. and 10"44 p.m. DOWN. HEYFIELD LINE. Leaves-Trralgon, 12.5 p.m. old 9"50 p.m.; Glengarry, 12'27 p.m. and'10'12 p i .; T.oongabbie, 12:43 p.m. and 10^2S p.m.; Cowwarr, 12"59 p.m. and 10'44 p.m.; (lenma.?ce, 1"l1 p.m. and 105 lt p.m, Arrivas Iylicld 123 p.m. and 11.8 p.m. UP. Leaves-lleyfield, 6'20 n.m. and 4.2 p.m.; Glennl.?gie. 642 n.m. and 4"1.1 p.m.; Cownarr.6 5it a.m and 4 2d p.m.; Totongabbie, 7'10 an.m. and 442 p.m. Glen'arryv. 7.2t; a.m. and 4"58 p.m. Arrives 'uAnaLdao, 7.48 a in. and 5'20 p.mn. DOWN. 311iRIo0 aINE. Lenves-- or;vell 1145 nam. i innnr, 12'10 ; p.m.; Boolaa, 12"25 pi.m. Arrives Darlimurln 12"45 p.m. up. Leave -Darlimurla, 6.5 a.m...
TRARALGON POST OFFICE. MAILS DESPATCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
Tb\IUALGON POST OiqFIuF. MI LS DIES1ATCIWED.. BNI FlCIISrE. anf :all ititermedfize okeics flail'. L.. 8.L.. and 52O0 p m. SIILE. U11 II!! iIIIUII'cdintc IIiccs daily, 11. lim. LIII 111( IU (.m. .1 n' L I1 .11. r u l aongýnlibie. Ibalday Vcd iic_ 1111ctir.. 11.15 a1m. 1'ia Mae, G t.ENG;~cl f Tonacaldi~nl' ' Daily at 11 n.m. CcwWaeII1 ) 'iI.I(IIsE. I'nesday. nnd Friday Sn 11.1m. 'h'r.ls,1 ac lLday IS Friday, 12-15 p~ll.
RESULTS OF ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
RESULTS OF ADVER TISING. lEFORE I AFTER! The tirst time a man looks at an adver ticincln lic docs not see it. "The second time he does not notice it. The third time .hi is:conscioisn of its exstence.i SThe fourth timo:.he faintly' mhreembli having-scen it before. ' The fifth time:lhe reads it. The .i.th time he turns tip his nose at The seventh time Ie r?ctds it through ul asays, " Oh ! bother." The eighth time he says, "liem's that confituiled thiing atin." The tie ninth im e wonders ifit amolunts to anything. The tenthi time he thinks he will ask his neighbor if lie lme tried it. The eleventh time he e wonde how the advertiser mnakes it Iwey. The twelfth time he thinks perhaps it imny le worth smtcthinis. The thirteenth time hie thinks it m?st be a gow1 thing. The fourteetli time he remembers tlhat lie hasa wanted such a thing for a long time. The.fifteenth tiimc he thinks lie iii lbouy it eme day. - The sixteeenth time ble makes a lmello uiltlum of it. The seveniteelth time he is...
TEMPERANCE. GOOD TEMPLARY AT TRARALGON. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
TEMPERANCE. GOOD TEMJPLAIIY AT TRIARALGO.. tAt a public temperance meeting on Tuesday evening last a very commendabe! project was ipootetl by the lev. J. t.. Wilson, president of the local lIatil i Hope, viz.:--The formation in Trarami of a Good Temrplprs' Lodge. The ide orignated from the query, bow could the population be induced to tike an iternit mu temperance patters l le statael tht people looked upon Bands of Holoe t lnstitutions inutended merely for it' young, and for the temperance l'Nt.. have any weight in our laud, the poltit voice of the country nmust ta obi to Goodl Templary was a step in that dirce tion. He proceeded to show what x05 meant by such a lodge and its muade.f conducting business; that its formalo0 would not only be a source of plleasit social evenings to all menmbers, but tht the society was founded on a lpurely teto pemuce basis, and this would be ans in portoant ftictor in the campaign tlht min needs be organised in the carrying of t? local, option vote n...
UNBLUSHING IMPUDENCE. To the Editor of the Record. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
U.BILUSIIINU IMPUI)ENCE. T. the E.diLtr of the Ruord. Sut,-For a sample of the above coln mend we to the .slf alppointe deputation that was introdunel to the Mlinister of Lands on Tuesday la:t, by A..,U. (iroo, Esq., 31.L.A., askilg the M3ilister :o Case th hulnd, oI which our Mlechanics' in stitute is built, to bI, sold bhy aultiol with a Valuition oli the huilding, and reported in the Giplland Tiies" .s"lm and "ellreurr" a1s actilg at the request of the committee. Thart the 0above dleputtion w.a1s uInasked, llncalledl for, ndll lulllnecessary is all indis lputale fact, as the colmmittIr were in total ignllalce of its existence. But f.r geneloil information I will tell you what really did take place. Abou three monthll aio, Mr Rlobert Mill and myself were du1ly alllointed by the committee to wait on the Ministeer to try and get the land sold with a valulationll iddel l; and on the 2Sth of hast molth I w:s introduced to MIr Iow by Albert HIarris, E'q., M.lL.A., ill the absence of Mr...
CORRESPONDENCE. SABBATH DESECRATION. (To the Editor of the Traralgon Record.) [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
CORRESPONDENCE. --n SAIBIATII DESECIIAT[ON. ThR the ?:Ii?or of the 7t'erl"yo 11-rart). Smt,-In your issue of the 11lth instant, you report ia footrace for £1 a-side as hlv lng een run a few days before in the llecreation reserve, between two hloal " ilds." I suppose you were not aware when you inserted the lnragrn l h, that the said tce was runl oni Sunday. Some ewople think that this nIattershlonld hIIaLe been reported in your police court news. There is evidently a unilmer of young men ot.but who have very little redi-il either for the law of lod, or of man, in rehltion'to thoiSabblath, or for the feelings of others in regarm to that day. I have ficquently hcinr shots 'fired in clcse Irrxsimity to the township ,on Sundays. I iae s?n younllg lmen going out on Sunday moirning with dogs ;nd guns, evidently bent on a days sport. Possibly they were ignorant of the ?t thalit they were thereby exposing themselves to the Iains andl p:naltie, of the law. You have on seveml ocicsions a?led ...
SUNDAY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
SUNDAY SERVICES. Church of England.-- Rev. . . R Walker Trarmlcrn II. Glengarry 3. TrmmlClon 7. Mr C. ll.Smtitl at Tmraumin, South 11, Upper Flynn's Creek at 3 p.m. Presbyterian Church-Rlv.le. Cl. Wilson Ilosedale at II. Flunn's Creek at 3. Trmral go att7. Mr E. Elhridle at Calligne nt l , Ilazelwood North at 3, Morwell at 7 p.m. Wesleyan Church.-llev. T. Ahlay, Mlrrton at 11. WillzuC South. at :1. Tramr gon at 7. fr Jope. unnrwell at II. Mr Cannam, Mirihao Sant at I, Ilazelwood North at 2130, Ilrillield at 7. p.m.
POETS AND SNAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
POETS AND SNAKIES. A paragraph in the Melbourne cor respoudence of "The Uippsland Times" is as follows:- "This is about poets a: d snakes. At first blush the association will not strike the realer in its fullest force, but the two are more closely allied than the casual observer may note. The poet should possess that mental temp'era?elnt making one a " seer of visions and a dILreameIlr of (ireamsi," anld sonic rhymsters I wot of ficquently see visions, but I do not propose to deal with that peculiar bodily and mental condition causing the sutlbrers to "see snakes.' This is a triangul ,d paragrtph, religion, snakes, and a poet being the three points from which the lines are drawn. Thle poet is Mr John lRae, who relates: Awvay.beyrotl the Keilkr Plains, Where splitters get the wood Whichi they ceat up for railcay trains, A counu:ry village stood. The verses then describe a good parseson Breeze, and a wicked family, father and sons, ilho hunted for rabbits on Sunday, until One Sallotth...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE MARKETS. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
COMMERCIAL. MELIOUiRNE MA(K?ETS. . Wednesday. Fat Cattle.-1030 were entered for sale, including 243 heao from .Qneens lad, There was a brisk demand, lsrticularly for best pens, which were well comlpeted for, and prices realis'd show an advansc of from 10s to 15s por head on last week's rates. Prime pelcs of bullocks sold at firom L11 10s to £13 5s, single beasts to L15 ; good do., from L9 10s to LI1 ; second do., froth £7 10s to £S 10s ; inferior, fromt £4 10s. Prime pens of cows fromt s£i to £8 17s Gd; good do., fromn £6 to £7; others fromt £3 10s. Messrs Gibson and Co. have sold 47 headl, plincipally culls, for Messrs P. and J. Manifold, Ptrrtut bete, bullocks to £14, averaging £11 13s, cows to £r9 7s lid; 10 bullocks for Mr A. M'lDonald, Mirbao, £9 os Gd. Messrs tichard Gibson and Co. sold 52 bullocks for Messr. Campbell Bros., Tnrmulgo 'Park and Iliddells Creek, to £10 s Gid, averaging £9 9s j (i; 50 loswsaml bullocks for Sir W. J. Clarke, tBald Hill estate, ex ceptionally well ...
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
MELBOURNE. (Fromn our own correspondet.) Wednesday. The first match of the Australian Eleven lhas not given the unmiticated joy which was fondly hoped for. Our boys went down before Lord Sheflields t1eam, and the news of their defeat was received in sullen silence, to quote the Mikado. .Of course there were ea tenuating circunstauces which are not likely to be lost sight of by our cricket entlhusiasts: The Australians were fresh from, a long voyage, lhad had no practice on the strange wicket, and the weather was wretched. And the fact that Lord Shellield's clevein was one of the strongest which could be picked and the misfortunes of our heroes are fully accounted for. According to re cent cablegrams the weather continues so unfavorable that the match against -Nottinghamn has had to be postponed. By the way the Austrmlians were enter tained at luncheon by tlhe Connois sioners of the Indian anld Colonial Ex hibition on the day before the match, that could not have anything to do with ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, Monday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Traralgon Record — 21 May 1886
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (By wire: From our own Correspodcent.) Melbourne, Monday eveninlg. William Arthur Cook was charged at the Hotham Court with shooting with in tent to imurder Famnny Taylor and Robert Kieg, and remanded for a week. Kicg is confined to his I?d through having re ceived bullet wounds in his arm. The second trial of Sarah Allan for malpractice on Agnes Owen, was gone into to-day, and Sarah Allen hcl beenc "co'mmittcd for trial. At four o'clock this morning, when the ship Midlothiani was berthed at the Wil liiamstowi railway pier,she was discovered to be on fire amidships. Ureat damage was done, but the fire was eventually got under by the crew, and the pier hose. The slander action of Fiiim v. Hunter, forLl000 damages has been commenced before his hoinor Judge Williams and a jury of twelve. The slander consistsn ma statement made by Hunter that Finn was engaged in sheep stealing. Solomon Fleiss the old German Jew who was clmrged with shooting with in tent to murder Pa...