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CHAPTER XIII. MAUD CARLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
CIIAPTERI XIII. IAUI) CARILINOTON. Tihe days are gladsome days for Ralph Warne, in the beautiful August weather, and in that grand ruined old city by the Adriatic. With a boldness, surprising even to himself, the young colonist has told Prince di Ronmaine all, even to that episode at the Sravo's Leap. The banker opens his eyes inl wonder, and almost lifts his shoulder-blades to the tips of his ears in one amazing shrug ; but the Ita lian is a man of the world, and though proud of his name and his race as any Spanish Don of the Alhambra he sees that his darling, M3io Care, might do worse than marry this handsome milord the sot of his English friend. At first the Prince assumes a stern un yielding front. It is the policy of his clique not to give way readily. Violante is very young. She may change her mind by-and-bye, he argues. Iesidcs, his young guest may find a suitable wife amongst the fair dames of his own nation and so on. The combined efibrts of the lovers, however, soon storm ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
Sports. Broadford ,4thletio Club Will hold their ANNUAL SPORTS, ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9th, '92. p R O G R A M H E MAIDEN PLATE, too yards-First, £t. Entrance, Is 6d. SHIRE HANDICAP, 440 yards-For re sidents within the shire at least three months prior to day of race. First, £3 second, £i ; third. tos. Nomina tion, 3s. SIIEFFIELD HANDICAP, i30 yards First, £5; second, £2; third, £i. Nomination, 4s; acceptance, 2s; . IURDL.E RACF. 220 yards-First, £3; A?sL'o: :-7se nd;'£i ; th?rd, r6on Nolinatien, 2s 6d; acceptance, Is 6d. IIALF MILE-First, £3; second, £L; third, ios. Nomination, 2s 6d; accep tance, is 6d. BOYS RACE, under 16-First, 15s second, 5s. Entrance. Is. LADIES' BRACELET HANDICAP, 130 yards--Prize, Ladies Bracelet. For re sidents of the Shire of 3 monthi stand ing. Competitors to be nominated by a lady. Entrance 5s. BOYS RACE, under 12-First, los; second, 5s. Entrance, 6d. HIGH JU31P-First, tL; second, ios. En trance, 2s 6d. HIGH JUMP, HORSES-First, 2 ; se cond, ins Entrance, 3s....
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
WATER Won.--TI:l KIilmore Water Works are about to be cotunonced, tenders for piping having been imitel by the Water Trust to be lodged oelicially by Monlay next. FRADo-At the Seymour Police C aurt last Saturday Arthur Fallen :nd t;erire IIuges were proceeded against for defrauding the Ra:lway Depo twnent. The case was proved and a fine of £10 or :1 months with £2? e NJd costs was imposed in each cast. LEGAt.--ltis unnouncod that Mr lKislg,wlho has won gol tel o1inions as an .lvo,'ate in our local Courts, is ab itt to remove to thei Metropolis. lie will be replaed it is under stood by another able young blayer, Mr. Haesett. CIIARITABLE--We. would again remind our readers of the Setvice of Song which is to take place at the lcald Presbyterian Church this evening at S o'clock,on behalfo the Mellourne Hlomes for Destitute Child ren. The subject is--''hristy,s Old Organ'. ItRE.A, Oil! -Those heads of families whose bows are full of arrows will learn with special interest that our enterp...
The Homestead League of Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
Thle olltnest eutl League of Victoria. Tun announcement by the Prmnier of his strong and 'practicel sympathy with the villiage settlement movement has had the happy effect of giving an im mense impeltus to the interest taken in this new phase of social development. Social ideas we are aware appec,,; vastly different in the sm,ber hles ot concrete reality, than when surr.unled with tihe ideal splendor of a speucnlative theory; and perhl:ps the ' limestead League ' on paper may not he quite the Hlomestead League, of future fact. But the project has all the advantage of being supl.orted by strong common sense. Its oblject is to settle the people of our overcrowded cities on the soil and thus to place them in direct com nmunication with the true source of wealth, to lead themr to give up the artificial mode of forced existanceand return to nature. It is to pave the way of naior,nal development and of future ma';erial greatness, not by building showy patlacs of ornamental stucco,and by g...
The Perfect Man. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
The Perfcct Man. ---f- His trousers are imm~cr:late, No beg disturbs their faultdees kn. The pattern, too, is up to dLte, And always just the cue to plecer. His coat is simply "out ol?ight," No wrinkle, bu!gi, or creaCe appears ; The collar eites e:ctly right, No "jumping tall " ita beauty " qut , ." His waistcout ie the preeper thinep, His linen and his icnr-in-hand The gauntlet to perfection l:eg, His figure's what the girls call "gran, HIe has a weak bus pretty " phis," lie nt'er was known to dicsibato; And this exquisite mortal is The ftllow in the fashion plate.
Bric-a-Brac. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
Bric-a-Brac. A loaded iassengtr train rolled over a steep elmbaukmeut in Central America,k"'1 ing 1]: and seriously iujuring :1. Tihe English lilase of Commons has re jected the lineurs' Eight lours' Bill. The third and last great interrational ci icket match just concluded at Adelaide be tween the Australian and English teams has resulted in a decided sietory for the latter. After much correspondence of a seriously critical nature the Belaiug Fisheries disputo is drawing to an amicable settlement. A negro bishop was shot dead in a church in Georgia, America, whilst preaching a sermon. The value placed upon the system of end ing money to Municipal bodies to purchase wire netting fr fairmers is evidenced by the numerous applications flr loansu receivedl by the chief inlpertr under the Vermin Deis. traction Act. The sum set apal t flr this purpose by tie tGillies-el)akin Goveet ment was £15,0,It0, wlhich has to be repail in ten yemaly inst. lents of £1.f)00, with interest .d lled. Thl...
The Independent Farmer. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
T?re Isse?elpeetlett ir,'ee'e:t. It is a popular belief, from one end of the country to the other, that the only trnly independent man cxisting is the farmer. Thcreflre, we have but to lock upon the farmer to ascertain the popular definition of Independence. Dr. Job'ason in his dictioonary tells as that Independence means freedom, and if this be the case, the farmer moet enjoy freedom to be independent. Of course he enjoys freedom Let's take a casual survey of him upon his native or adopted heath, and discover what independence is. lih arises bsfore the lark kegins to tootle its diviro symophuny, its ueshiog we!l spring of soullul song, and retires alter the nlghtin fale has sang itself into an ulcerated esre threat. Ils hbe to milk atout twenty cows by candle-light, and feed a lot of chickens, it they haven't been stolen during the night; and, in fact, get in a day's work before a breakfast of salt pork and rye coffee-the farmer in his guilelessness having converted his rye into a ...
A STRANGE GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
A STRANGE GIRL ----5-wow-- Theresa Challoner was a strange girl, I with a singular intensity of nature that only the slight admixture of foreign blood in her veins could secount for. I could but watah her an this bright I November morning, as she sat opposite me I at the table, toying with her breakfast, her Ilarge, lustroua eyes lifting themselves now ans again from her plate, and faetening themselves upon the handsome, manly I countenance of my nephew, O-gccd Cramp ton. Crompton Hall was r favorite resort for Ithe young people. My sister (Osgood's mother) was so gentle, so loving in her rule, :hat all considered it a privilege to be ad Imitted to her houoehold. Therese was a I distant relative, left orphaned and alone, 1 and my sister's heart had opened to the (appeal rent by her dying father, and had I gladly received the orphan girl to her heart I and home. But a strange gleam in her dark I eye this morning told me a story I had not I suspected before. The mail had just come ( i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
oiness 1otics. B EGS to announce to the Residents 1f Broadford and the Surrounding District, that tie has opened: A Butohering Business IN IIIGII STREET, And trusts by keeping only First Class 'Meat to merit a share of your pat ronage. JA TRIAL SOLICITED. General. THE " BROADFORD COURIER" is a; Pirst-class Weckly Newspaper Published on FRIDAY MORNINGS. RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION. Single Quarter, 3s 3d; posted, 3s ;6d Per Annum (if paid in :advance) t2s; posted, 13s. P PALMER, Boot Maker. Ladies * and Gents' boots of all description made to order. Material and workmanship guaranteed. NOTICE. T O the Inhabitants of Broadford and sur rounding district W. P. SILK, Of Seymour, TAILOR, Late cutter to the Wholesale Clothing Com puny, Bourke Street, Melbourne), Orders executed 24 hours' after notice. T. 11, MOYLE, Farmers' & Selectors' 'gency. VOODS' COURT, 152 SPENCER STREET, MELBOURNE. AN INTERESTING LETTER 7hO5 A WELL.KlOWlN ,SPECIALIST. IR. LLEWELLYN, who Is duly Qualified And Regist...
A Drink for Life or Death. An Adventure in India. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 1 April 1892
A Drink for Life or Death. An Adventure in India. I came to India to I?-- as a private in the -th ?egiment. and my company formed part of the garrison at Arcot. Life in barracks in India is very dull, and it was with great eatis!eaction that we heard an order had been given for our company to march to Vellore to strengthen the garrison there, which hod been very much reduced by cholera. It was'ther about the middle of March, and consequently later than is usual for moving troops, as the days began to get very hot on the plains in the Carnatic about that I time of the year. flat ours was special duty, and. ts we should only march in the very r.rly morning, we did not fear the incon rvn ncoe of the mid-dry ceat. It was on the second day after leaving Arcot, that, late in the afternoon, I was liteoninog to a deecription of Vellore by one of our fallows who had been there, when oud denly I felt spasms and sickness. " olloa I old fellow, how blue you look I' remarked a comrade, sitting n...
The Colonel's Age. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
The Co!cncl's Age. After one of fif Italian sucees?ce, Npripocn lonneFarte had comae , the pritoonrs brought bdorr himr. Auotog ti.m ' wes n cld llunt gariancolonel, weho, on ihl:g qgctr?ntl, said that he had served inm to. urray c 3alria Therrea. ' You must be an old men," remarked ithe great general. " Yes, sie ; I am abcut sizty or ecventy," replied the colonel. 'Indeed ! cried Nicl:On, laughirg. " Ycu have certaicly lited Cu it eotmug to count your Jess5 a little detCr." " Sire," ctid the o:d c!el:ol, tectily, " I always count rJy money, try thirs, etta my borses; but as to mty ytou', I know rcLboiy is fool:ch enough to want to cteal them, so I don't tske the trcutlc to rLmrn.l cr the exact number." Suni:-" You pretend not to care for me now; but yeC ttay it ththe tlhoo:e mutim u yonu laid I was one wctnan .roong a thou sand." lie-" Well, I was n:i: llttr. The :man. ager tells me to-day that there vole coly a little over 9to. ' Count °?cgi.c'ti--" ' Wit you not let me have cne l...
Reedy Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
Reedy Creek. rFROM OUR OWN CORRISPONDENTT I REGIRET to state that our old and respete41 n ighbor Mr E. A. Lloyd. who has been suffering for snme timefrnrn acute rhenms. tism, has lately developed achl unfavorable' symptoms that his friends duem it advisable to remnov him to the Kilmore Hospital. \Mr.F?'ed Winch,at onu timi an nld resident of Reedy Creek. and a .on, of Mrs.Llovd was enoaged khonirooineg on Sun lay afternooa with teaw oller men when he had the mistlortllie to meet with a gun neei. dent. ie was proling with the Iurtt.endtlof the weapon to niklit the animl rel,,s.a its hldd of a bag ofefhali whetn the eno Ibroke and. discharged, with the result thr. the .,'ciAtiii entered Wineh's thigh. Tlse wounded lmnt was eco?uved as sledilv as issibhle iover Itl miles of iountrl roiads in a hi -sy to Itrokhe Hill where the injury received lie attention. Great csnopathy is felt fur MLrs. Lloyd in her. very great trouble, Pricted and published by the Pi?ipietor. T. W. RASH LEIGII at h...
Ministerial Appointment. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
Mlinisterial Apliptiltaleoat. -0 TulE uncertainties attending official ministrations at the local English Churc!l has tcrrminated with the ap paintment by the Bishop of Melbourne, of the R'v. lHenry Braddock, of St. Hillary's Kew. to the incumbency. The rev. gentleman who came to the aolony about two years ago, from Eng. land, for health reasons, wits educated at the London College of Divinity. l Ih was created a d?e. in s S6 by the Hi?s hop o1 IL.odon, and a priest in ISSS " tle Bishop of lrurc. lie otliciated a citrate of St. John's. Kensal Green. from 1886 to ISSS, and acted in a similar ca pacity at l'endeen, in the Diocese of T'ruro during 1ShS.89. Coming to lMelboturne in t8g9 lie was appointed lcyn i fqeyjs to the IRe. Mr. .errer, of Sy. tIelary's. who was then about to leave for Englannd. Jle..has labored in this capacity up to the pre sent time, when the present vacancy having occurred in the liroadford Church Mr. Braddock htas been offered the ap. pointment. With a view to...
Woman's Inconsistency. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
,Touiti;t S Zito::s!atcz'rvy. A wdcl nnwi city cmr.tziltct:r gnave en to the a irwt a}; puirue( vtin Niaen al d et.Ltw18 l laugh; call a aCrtu a haa aucd eh o gat mad. Call a young lady a witch r.cld cle will enjoy i; call a oaid wcuarca a witch aLa our Wia j iia dazgcr. "" Cull a Iii a l ilznn nal atc eaOU' tuba it unkindlay; call a "caaa:.n a. cat aud sba wilt ba.tc e u . l; ra.aaiaaba ran."
"Christy's Old Organ." [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
"'hlri.sty ol0d Organ." W\tTq the highly commendable object of rendering some pecuniary assistance to the delbourne Home tor I estitute Children, this popular story was read at the Presbyterian Church on Friday in the attractive garb of a service of song, to a large and appreeiatireconregation. T'hp choral portion of the service was nicely rendered by a special choir of Sunday School scholars, under the con. ductorship of ,Mr. Ernest Alcl.iesh Miss McLean read the connective palts with clearness and force, whict .\li-s Reid presided at the organ witih her usual ability. A very pleasing feature was noted by all in the beautiful floral decorrations which graced the building. Rarrly have we seen a more tasteful or neater exhi bition of art in this direction. This, ae understand, was the handiwork of some of the members of the newly established " Christian Endeavor Society." which is proving itself a useful adjunct of the church. At half-past nine o'clock the company were pleasantly sur...
Broadford Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
IBroadford Footbal:l Club. THE annual meeting of the above club was held at the Broadford Hontel on Saturday evening, when there were pre sent about 25 persons. Mr. J. Howden having been voted to the chair, the Secretary. Mr W. Craig. read the report and balance-sheet and explained that owing to the expen. diture incurred through the clearine of the recreation reserve the club had a debit balance of tgs. The report and balance sheet were adopted. The meeting then proceeded to the election of officers, with the following results :-President, Jas. MacDu?gall Esq.; Vice-presidents : lMessrs. C. F. I.loyd, J. S. Brown, T. McNamara. V. Bidstrup, T. II tunt, M.L.A., and l)r. Skinner ; Management Committee : Messrs. G. White, W\. Rohmuth, W. Craig. T.T. Hoban nod H. Martin: celec tiono Cmmitte : tFessrs. Synon. Kenns and Craig. together with the canptain. vice-captain and secretanr : Cartain and Treasurer : J. Howden : Vicc.captain : G.tlVhtyte: Secretary : P. ltidstrun. It was decided tha...
FUNNIOSITIES. Too Clever. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
FUNNiOSIT! ES. --e Too :crker. ---+-- Once there was a lawyer bwho clied up an estate oae, but he ditd tunny eLrs agoJ. lie was a young man. lie had studied law in his father'e eilice an. his tuiher fiually re tired oEd gave the Lusinres to hlim. Oue day, hbos than a week after thould gentleman hait retircd, the young man cLme home and proudly raid, SlFather, you keuow that old Gilpin eltate case that you have been trying loryears aLd years to nettle." "Yee,' answerec the father with a nugC gestion of a Emile. " Well, it didn't take me two drys to Eettli it arter I ge t at it." " What !" shouted the old lawyer. " You have Psttled the G(lpin estate?" " Yea; andit waa on eley as falltig cff a a lot.' '" Wlt you inkteral idict, yeu ! Why, that estate has paid the li;ung tneets of our faruily for tour encroalons, and iitloht have paid themt fot lur our oe i I hauh't !eft the butintes to a ninny."
Defeat of Mr. Campbell. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 8 April 1892
Defeat of Mr. Campbell. THre by-election for the Benalla and Yarra wonga electorate, which has special interest for the electors of this district from the fact that Mr James Campbell who was asked to stand for this dirision, was one of the con. testants. The pole gives 751 voles for Ker. ville and 63: for Campbell who thus lost hv t2ovotesm Mr Kerville is a local oan. In common with AMr Campbehll he was in favor of the imppsition of a duty on stock, a Dual vote, and other leading mteasures ad. vocated by Mr Shiels at Castertoul recentlr There was one other gectleman nomin:wtend. Mr Andrew Kennedy, wht s.w lit to with. draw from the contest. On thea ,l:eltr;i,;ona of the poll Mr Campbell addressed the eile. tors, intimating that his defeat 'rsbir:, temporary check, and ,ttrihu:ing his failure to the strength of the local follow;ne arror. ded his oppqnent. He had, heen trlt ged with beint a rank conaservative hut he claimed that his princip!es were of the "higher liberalism " ie sta:e...