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Henry Kendall. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 9 November 1893
Henry Kendail. o Thou great forerunner of the poet band That shall adorn thy native Southern land, What clouds of gloom and glory intersperse The music and the spirit of thy verso Thy song was always sweet, but rarely glad: Old Austral's Icnely wilds and fading race Were thoughts and themes that ever made thee sad, And left their shadow on thy aind aud face! Thou didst delight to muse and quietly dream Beside some old, romantic.lookiag stream, And, dirge-like, sing thy melancholy lays O'er sable kind and chiefs of other days ! Like pensive whispers from an unseen shorc, Thy broken harp's old 0ounds still linger here; And theysball sweetly haunt us ever Thou uncrown Laureate of this hemisphere! J. K. M.ac1ayo? . East Brunsaw , Victoria, Ist October, 1893. Mr Toolat nail:I euan't imagine what we ever got ied for. We're totally dif ferent at ever single point." Mrs Tooth andnail: "O? u flatterer!"
The Indian Colonel a Munchausen. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
The Indian Colonel a Mun chausen. -0 Mr Edward Braddon, writing in "Black wood " on " Thirty Years of Shikar," deals with the Indian colonel as ifunchausen. " I wonder," he eays, "If the Indian colonel continnes to the present day to play the Moun chausen. Somehow, it always happened in my time that the colonel monopoliscd this role in public estimation, and one might have justifiably believed that the army was traduced, and the civilians let off too easily ir this connection. It was of a colonel (the brilliant if erratio Teddy Oakes) that people told the tale how, being at sea, in a violent storm, when hope was abandoned, and the passengers were bidden to pray, his nearest approach to orison was, ' Oh, pilot; 'tis a fearful night!' It was a colonel who, according to fable, declared that on a voyage round the Cape his hip was spoken (thousands of miles from land) bya man in a tub who would not come on board the ship, but took in a supply of biscuit and water and was left in mid-ocea...
One of the Family. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
One of the Family. " Are you the editor that takes in the so cie'y items ? " inquired the caller, an noder sized man, with a timid, appealing look on his face. " Yes, sir," replied the young man at the de-k. " I can take in any kind of items What have you ' " "Why, ,t's this way," said the caller, lowering hisvoice. "My wife gave a swell party last night, and I'm willing to pay to have this write-up of the affair put in your paper." "We don'tcharge anything for publishing society items," observed the young man at the desk, taking the proffered manuscript and looking it over. "That's all right." wra the reply. "You don't understand. 1 wrote this up myself, and I put in a line or two that says, 'Mr Halfstick assisted his distinguished wife in receiving the guests.' - That's the way I wantit to go in, and I don't care if it costs a dollar a line. I want my friends to know, by George, that I still bulng to the tie rl,"
A Bather's Singular Experience. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
r. A Bather's Singular Experience. at Louis Norton, a New Haven merchant, te was washed ashore at Atlantic City, New to Jersey lately. Some officials were walking of along the beach near the pier at 11.30 p.m., Ig when they heard a cry for help and saw a 1a ?ansetruggling in the sanur under the pier. ii They rushed into the water, and with con e siderable difficulty dragged the man ashore. 3r He fainted as soon as they reached the * strand. n Next morning he said he left home to go K, bathing. He went to the cove and there took a small boat and rowed out beyona 'f the lighthouse. Near the breakwater) it he undressed, leaped orcrbcsrd, and 5s swam around the boat several times. Y Another boat was approaching, bat he paid to no attention to it. When he was some dis lo tance from his boat the two men in the 'o second craft steered close to his boat, and Y made the two fast. One of them sprang in r and took his clothes. Norton says he swam to his boat as quickly as possible, and had lus...
The Old Camp Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
The Old Camp Fire. Br BEEr Hao-n. Now shift the blanket-pad before your saddle back you fling, And draw your smch up tighter till the sweat drops from the ring; We've a dozen miles to cover ere we reach the next divide, Our limbs are stiffer now than when we first set out to ride, And worse-the hores know it, and feel the leg grip tire Since twenty years ago, old friend, we sought the old camp-ire. Yes, twentyyears! Lord! how we'd track its iueense down the trail, Through balm of bay and spice of spruce, when eve and ear would fail, And worn and faint from useless quest we crept like this, to rest; Or, flushed with luck and youthful hope, we rode like this, abreast. Aye! straighten up, old friend, until the mus. tang thinkuh'ae nigher, ThrounIi looser rain and satirrup strain, the welcme old camp-fire. You know the shout that would ring out before us down the glade, And starts the blue-jays like a flight of arrows through the shade, And sift the thin pine needles down like slant ing...
PLAYS AND PLAYERS [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
PLAYS AND PLAYERS" Tie title of Messrs Gilbert and Sullivan's new opera was made known only about a week before the first performance at the Savoy Theatre on Saturday the 7th October. Utopia Limited or The flowers of Progrres is tile name Iy iwhicll tie latest Savoy success wrill be kniu.'r . Tiir opera is divided into two acte, thie frst taking place in A Palm (;rove on a tropical island, and the ctcond in tlhe throne rolir in liing Paramount's Palace. Theking's daughter returns to thi island after n course at G:lton, anld both monarch and dauglter are inspired by ar great admiratics for everyrhing that is English or British. The Flowers of Progress are various English celebrities who return with the daughter to the island - Life Guardsman, Q.( , ; a Lard ClhauIanttrl, a couinty councillor. a Cimpatnv promroter, and so on. The intlrodluctres of E'uglish maincis? and customs on the :oland naturally givet opportunity for much whimsical treatment. Miss Pattie i]rowne, whcse second Lon...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
iERE ND THERE. Br m TE hA AsoUT TowT -.--- o - I spent a couple of pleasant hours on the Tlemingtou course a few days before the epening of the Cup Carnival. Thu object of the visit was to admire Mrs Ellis Rowan'a Eora? panel-pointing in the Governor's ln heeon room. Iadmired them as they deserve, for they are things of beauty. 'Governors pre happy peop!oe. They can eot their lan oheon on Cup Day without being crushed. I am a fleetly creation in many ways, and would eorner discuss thomerits of a favorite with an appreciative daughter of Eve under Byron 3Moore'e vine trellised canopy in the carriage paddock than attend a temperance leet?reor argue out the theory of bimetallism. Some men are built that way. They may not be able to go through the eye of a meedle, or walk quite steadily alonr the straight and narrow way, but they'll get to their barracks somehow or other. At any rate let us hope sc, and pluck a few of the roses that birder the broad road as a passing consolation. But wh...
Reedy Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
tee!dy Creek. :ol a Iraou ocE oN conRREsPoNDeTr.] Tul cricket match between Reedy Creek e and a Broadford team was played on the u ground of the former on Saturday the 4th1 inut, and resulted in a win for Reedy Creek t by 34 runs. Ilouden captained the visitors, t and Shat: the locals. The latter sinmng the toss sent in Robertson and Peel to the t bowling of Kenny and Temple. IlRedy were not disposed of until they put together the respectable total of 86 runs. Robertson 23, I Iltren t6, Shatw and Balmer 8 each were the highest scorers for Reedy ; F. Johnson 6, Thew!is 7, also batted well. Kenny took 4 wickets c. 41, Jones 2 for 23, Hlowden 2 for 5, Ilida.trup t Jor 7. Broadford were ail disposed cf for 5f2 Tones not out 9, Kenny S, Syron ard lRoss 6 each being the highest scorers. h:obertson and i. Johnson bowled unchanged for Reedy; the former taking 6 wickets for 24, and the latter 4 for 25. The fIelding of eroadford was ercellent. The rel:eving teacher. ,Ir. Bell, left here on Mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
Church Services. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BROtAUFIlID. I) IVINE SERVICES will be conducted in the above Churcht next Sunday morning at Ir o'locl:, and in the evening at 7.30 o'clock by the Re.. J. BENTLY REID. Sabbath Day Fellowship Association meetts at 6.3o p.m. in the above church. Notices. VICTORIAN IRAILVAYS. SEASIDE AND GIPPtLASD LAKES EXCURSIONS. rOO GIVE residents in the country an. L opprtunity of vistling the coast at or near G.eln?t., Oleen:clitl; Dntm's lMart, Ft nrest. Timtoln, Portland, Warrnambs. el, Pert Fairy, Franhkston, llastines, 3trrniuo on, Stayn Pint, Sa!a, Bairns-lade, Fo?ster, Toora, W\V,.l-hpo,l, Alherton, or Port Albeort,. or Ihl Gippltload Lakes, dluring the slurlner months, Seasi-le Ex:ursion tiiets, and coin. lined rail tv andt steamoteat tickets for the Gipshland Lakes, avail tile fr oI:e :nmonth. ail. se issued at ta Iw rote at the principal sttuions till :l0th April, In74, intltsive. '.ie i-.ae of these tike-ts oill not he allLeted by any other eteursins....
Woman, the Martyr. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
YonuIall, the Martyr. [r wiould be well for the luxurios liver to rermietber thati in the usual t.'mpeasatineg prcedture of the present, cond-"itioc of ,xjis. telcl., ler llliusti bel Illiasery sollllehre t? ballice the tnmforit, that every smile taut hlave its sorrow, as evetlyhadlow hIs ita lihlt. This is ito a reat exrt.et true l tO s llllrt.re, but it applies hit odhirectly ti the eol !itililoi af exi.teanci whi'hl are essentially Iltinlntlrl. Utder these conditions it is lllelnt that o?e :lin llst walk wilie tile otletr ri:les, ant that roe mila ihe. drlivel hy tile olther, alld that ate lilllut brar thle biludens of a dilzll, lt.tlbeit itis jtrjeit is ioi ntntit s l is one at tlia heaiesir ipeltilalies ivitilistion, and olnoe of thle tnits of cliilitoittn llinst paR it. We are ill, thllat is thL iles of tlli coltlllilitt,, enigaogeil ill tiplisillg each oilier, atd as there are utnending graine it all ,laverie, the poorest maile sI:lave lihas a o'rcr ;ltvne at hIlllle, olli tl...
Wandong. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
[Front A COtRESPONDENT.] i Au sorry to be the means of reporting one more failure in the schemes of l1r Robertson and other employe~s of the Aus tralian Seasoned Timber Company. These continued failures should teach the com pany's local manager no: to put too much value on his own importance, and to coo sider the rights and opinions of others a little more, for t thinkl that if a few of the influential and independent people of the neighborhocd had waited on Messrs. Mc. Intyre and Fitzgibbon, assisted by these working men, they would have met with some success. But it appears that the TieLber Company imagined that if they I antcd a few miles of water reserve country tlhrown open for cutting timber all they had to do was to wait (with all their employde at their heels) on the Minister for Lands and they would get it, and thereby rake a fortune into the pockets of a few who have enough already; in fact the one aim of'the whole scheme was so evident that it is a matter of surprise to c...
Kilmore Mem. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
TtIE election of five members of the Kilmore School .loard of Advice was held on Monday, at the State school and created much more than the usual in terest, some of the candidates and their friends being especially active. Mr. eveeridge, J.P. was returning officer There were eight candidates, the polling hciun as follows, the first fire being elected :-J. Mclturney, t61 ; T. lTa lor, 141; T. Bossence, t2S: J. Proudfoot, too; A. Mh. Luckie. 87; T'. Crane, 79; W. H. Whelan, 74: and G. II. Good, 44. TLue Rsnno.--An entertainment was given at the Methodist Church on Wednes day evening by the local titae Ribbon Society. Songs, duetts, recitations, and dialogues were given by members, children. and friends, and a very enjoyable evening's amusement provided. The Rev. W. Harris presided, and liss lHarris mallsipulated the organ.
Broadford Board of Advice. TRIENNIAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
Broatfiord Boardl of Advice. TRIENNIAL ELECTION. AN election for the Broadflrd Board of-" - Advice was held on Thursdiy last when seven candidates contested for five seats on the Board. The polling booths were three in number, and were situated at Reedy Creek, Strath Creek and liroadford. Very little interest was taken in the affair, and save for a few persons having congreai:ted round the State school, very few in Broad ford would have known that an elertion was being held. The voting resulted a follows : BROADFORD. Coulson ... ... ... 52 'Prescott ... ... .. 5S Hell s ... ..... . 50 I o we'll ... ... ... 45 Futhergill ... ... .. 45 Irown ... ... . 43 IBidtrup .... .. ... 35 REEDY CREEK. Prescott ... .... 6 :othergill ... ... .. 4 (Coulson ... ..... 4 row.n ... .. .. 4 Bidstrup ... ... ... 3 lelnls ... ... .. 2 STRATHI CKEFK. lHolwell ... ... ... 2 Iidtrup ... ... ... It lotlhergill ... ... .. 7 Drown ... ... ... 7 Helms ... ... ... P'nrescut ... ... . . 5 Coulson ... ... ... 3 FIN...
The Broadford Courier, AND REEDY CREEK TIMES. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1893. The Best Boot Sugar In [?]ry. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
PUtIi.ISHtED EVERY FRIDA.Y. Ft.ID:\V, N ,E '; : * 1' . : j,. po'lol·r :IIi ll'.!.i SI ii en if It Tin st uciuc! . i to ti'e industry in any o,,untr " : . :.::.;: all :tasse a.ike. Ik is ,,.tral, m.'cu" ral, tua ingk? or mtLa f':ftur. , th :o:!:ey earn.d cire;h:o, in one way or another awl kin:?i s aill clas us, it is so much a'1:,.d to the joint capital of iim coirtmunity Io trade with, spend upon their own co:n forts, cr make inliv.duals more prospe.roui ill sole way. Ifence the, estaibliohrent of a netw i:dus!ry inter sts eerrybody, lecause in the same ray it increases the ra.eriial wealth or tiie countr into whlich it is introdueed. The introdudction and deve!opml.nt of the export butter trade, for ins'anell , bolnefitS others beIides the midlllemen and the producers, lbecuse thise th people have so much more money to spend amongst other industries. For this reason the I riject about to be tried to producc our own sugar litt:ests everyhody. We ire sendinglil away sotoetiiing like...
SEYMOUR V. TALLAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
SEYMOUR V. TA!.I.A ;OOi. At Tallarook the Seyc.eur club was easily defre!ted by the local dcl'u. wh:i. b:rtel first ;ud, made 64 runs ; Mor;gan (iS), G. Howe (not out 13), being tie principal scorers Sermour only made iS runs and Tallarook again took the wickets an:d made S4. Jas. rloeedy (nct out 21). and 3lorgan (to), heing the highest scoter:. For Ta;larotl: John Kennedy secured 5 wicetrs fr r6 runs, ;and I. Winnell4w'cket' for 9 runs. For S:vmour, Porter got 4 wiclerts for It iruns, C;'ll.ei 3 ickets forg runs. Brown, 2 wickers for 25 runs, Kelly. t w;cket fir 12 runs ;andr in the second innings. i'oter, wickets fo r 15 runs, Clydesdale, 2 wicket.; for 17 runs rKely, 2 wickets for io runs, Irown, o wickets for 13 rues, and Callen o wickets for 9 runs.
A Battle Incident. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
A Battle Incident. o0 The following is an incident from the battle of Bentonville, 'N.C., told by a writer in the "Detroit Free Prees," and is illus trative of the pathos of the soldier's death upon the field of battle:-" A boy comrade and I were curiously watching them inter the Confederate dead, when we came to one poor fellow wearing the blue who was in the throes of death. " A bullet had pierced his brain, which was oozing out, and he had lain there from the day before, when we charged over that ground, with no one to moisten his lips with water. His face was swollen and distorted. My ccmpanion said '1That is a bad sight.' 'Boy,' I said vehemently, 'don't you know him. It's Tommy Smith.' He was his tent mate, appointed the month before to a position with the colors, and who had met his death in the defence of his flag. Hastily dropping to the ground and convulsively clasping the dying man in his arms he sobbed as if his heart would break, and I should have been ashamed of myself...
AVENEL V. RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
AVENEh. V. RAILWAYS. This match was played at Seymoar and resulted in a win for the Railway club. Avenel batted first and tmde 93 runs, Chaplin 22, Shelton 17, Iughes 13, .Moss 13. and sundries to, being the principal scores. The Railways made 188 f.r 4 wic,:ets; lHousten 93, Cameron 25, Daley 23, being the highest sea-ers. itousten iur the Railways, secured 6 wickets for 2S runs ; and Fosdick for Avenel, 2 for 47 and Worthington 2 tor 49. The Avene! Cricket Club las protested against the Railways being, awarded a victory I fre above match on the ground that Daley was tot qualified to p!ay according to rule 8S of association. ThI. ouestion will be decided at the association meneting on Tues day ne.t.
Watered the Cows. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
Watered the Cows. 'rurnellaCitee--"I used to think that if there was any honesty in ien it was to be found among farmers, I don't any more." "A. Kawllr-" W'hat sohattered your ag ricultural ido: '" Prunella Citee-" I spent four weeks in the country this sumnmer with a family that promised to give s perfectly pure milk.' " A. IKawller-" Didn't they v Prunella Citee-"No; the brazen thiuos watered the cows right before my-face every morning before milking them."-" Tory Press." The Government has made an appoiut ment to fill the vacancy in the secretary ship of the General Post Office, caused by the death of Sir Stveltsol Arthur Black wood, K.C.B., reported a few days ago. Mr Spencer Walproe, LL D., who has held office as Lieutenant-Governor of the Iso of Man, has been selected to fill the vacancy. The Lords of the Admiralty have issued a minute relating to the loss of II.M.S. Victoria. This declares that the principle upon which the vessel was constructed was good, and that the Victori...
A COMEDY OF ERRORS. I.—THE HEIRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 17 November 1893
A O19IYD OF ERROiJRI BI K?ITsr~au WoLrnE . To s wh tml acti so or o. tr ,h,'t,'ouhl be preousia'; M. l.I toImns Yesana asy CGms unsoatt to women." 1.--Tn HEPItss. M?, PFrquhar was thirty yesar youaer than her husband. The fact, originally a pleOante to him, became afterwards on oleance. and be nuarrelled with her for no better rason. A least, so citd Mr Nevill, his cousin; and so sa:3 ?very ce aa all acquamtod with t:e harm tre hay. Old John Farquhar died at oaeenty aix, and left his widow not one penny of money. And ec san, rlOuing John-as good ia hy as ever waso en, a airn ysoung oldier, who had newsr ouonde. his father till a y?a neJa, and then only by over-warm interre?aia for his mother-foundI himself cut down to a pittance of two hundred a year. While, on the other hand, Mr Nevill's daughter, little Jessica, whoa, no one knew, and who was totally insig. nidicnt, became the possessor of a house, and a park, and a hundred thouansd pounds. It was sadao-aloac. Of course gentlo Mrs...