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The Sculling Championship of America. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
ITho Sculliz Champion shipl of Amnerica,. A race for L500 and the sculling cham pionship of America took place on Lake Calmnot, United States, today, between Edward Hanlan, the Canadian Oarsman, who formerly hold the championship of the world, and Jacob Gaundanr, a well was 3 miles long. The race resulted in an easy victory for Gandaur, who, when half the distance had been covered, rowed away from his opponent and won as he liked. Later.-The sculling mtatch between Ed ward HanlIa and llacob Gandaur took place todar, and resulted in a victory for f5and:r ', ril hI;t- hin. orppner! h: fir 1:rag hs. 'in h, 19 m n. M ...-e -" ,\.."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Notices. PRESBYTERIAN CIIURCII. IIAZELWOOD NORTH. A FAREWELL Comn I'mrentary Social Gathering will be held in honor of MR. W.- CANNAM, Onl FIDAY, 10THt JUNE, 1887. All persons interested are respeotfully re. quested to attend. ADMISSION FREE. NOTICE. A NY 'erson Trespassing on the MSorwall Agricultural Show Ground will be prose cuted. W. WALDON, Secretary. NOTICE. T HE ' Government Gazette" Is filed re. gularly for the benefit of our subl scribers, and the file can bo seen on applica tion to IORLwaLLL AD\'RITISR OfilCo.. TUST; PUBLISHED .(NEW' EDITION) * Price One. ShiIag.. (post, twopence extra) it any stamps. DR. LA.MICRT'S Work on." The Physio logy of Marriage" describes how the powers of manhood are lost or, suospended, how they. cooa be ro-invigorated'snd maintained until! anre adance.period,of life, and is intended, to enlighte thousands on most hntportant. subjects, in regprd to which they are entirely inorant, It also contains many valuable dints ond instructions (dorived fr...
Outrage at Jindivick. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Outrage at- JIndivikk The police he received information on Wednesday last of a shocking outrage perpetrated on a young girl at Indivick. This girl aged: between 12 and 13 years was on.her way-to school,. When.near McKenzie's sawmill'a man came out of the scrub, and seizing hold of the girl dragged- her into the scrub, and attempted the foul deed. The -child then went to the house of JMr. Williun, who sent word to her friends, and' the police were com municated with. The ruflianly..fellow had a piece of cloth as a mask. hut iizaufficiont to hide some grey whiskers. A number of neighbors turned out, and surrounded the- scrub, but a tlhorough search proved unsuccessfek The black trackers were telegraphed for, but were unfortunately absent at thi. tim ; however, with. the strict watch kept by the police, it is con fidently expectrl thatr the dastardly wretch will he secured before he can got out of the district.
A Successful Silver Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
A Successfil Silver Mine,:. Th;:half-yearly meeting. of the share lolders in the Sunny Corner Silver Mining Company. ws,. held in , the Chamber, of Commerce to-day. The directors' report stated that during the. half year.8779 tons of ore had been suielted,'producing 97,220 ounces of. refined gold and silver bullion, whichshas been shipped to London or sold in Sydneyv. In addition, 1227 tons of matte speys anol lead bullion, containing 83,310 on silver and gold, have been produced, of which 795 tons have been shipped, and 432 tons matte and lead bullion, containing 23,093.oz bullion, now ipon the mnite. The manager, S I1..E.. Woodgate, has com pleted experiments made: on a large scale. with. a eulphuret ore, anil has proved..that it canhlbe eucessfullv treated if it is roasted in open air kilnr Iprior to smelting. An ortlav of [L2208 :in permanent improve ments and works has been made during the half year, all onfwhich sumn has been written off.. Two dividends of Is per shard each, a...
The Morwell 'Advertiser.' VOX POPULI (PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY). SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1887. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
'? fJl rfl '4- A tisr.m VOX POP?ULT. (I'UBIASIIED EVERY SATURDAY). d SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1887. b WEIGITS AND MEbASURES UNION., -:0o :-- Oun Shire Council, when it joined the Weights and Measures Union, could not have .anticipated tile public aunnoyaucce and humiliation forced upon tradesmen by the harassing provisions of its in- t equitable bye-laws. Certainly the Council had a representative at the con ference, when the bye-laws were framed, t but so little interest seems to have been attached to the proceedings, that ill considered regulations were drawn up, which press very unfairly upon the public ---especially where situated at sonme dis tance from established union centres. About July in last year, it may be re miembered, the Itispector visited Morwell, and the tradesmon had to pay-not only 1 the cost for adjustment, but a mileage rate, that was in every instanue reckoned from Trarlgon as a centre. This con stituted the hardship, as the mileage was based on a particularly high s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Hotel Notices. MOR WELL FAMILY HOTEL. W. UR OOHI , Late of the Cricketers' H?te1 BE uS to inform hid numerous Friend anl the Puli Generally, hat heha as Purchared - thll above well-known Hostelry, and has thoronghly Renovated and newly Fur niabhed it Throughout. He now oilers FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION for Travellers, Visitors, and Othert. FIRST-CLASS -ALCOCK'S BILLIARD TABLE WINES AND SPIRITS OF TIIE BEST PROCURABLE BRANDS. HORSES AND BUGGIES ON HIRE. GR ASS'ADDOCKS FOR CUSTOMERS' HORSES ONLY. STABLING AND CIVILITY GRATIS. THE CLUB HOTEL. EDMUND KELLEHER, PROPRIE'TOR FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR VISITORS AND COM MERCIAL TRAVELLERS. All Spirits, Wines; aril Ales, of the Choicest Brauds. GOOD STABLING. GOOD PADDOCKS. Buggies and Saddle Horses Always obtairnabie on IIire. CRICKETERS' ARMS HOTEL, M R W E LL. ---: o :- HENRY BREED, -Proprietor. HAVING jLst purchased this famons Inotel, Which for comfort and order all others excel; My Patr,ons will find I am willing and able To keep tihe...
Magisterial Inquiry on death of Mr A. Wittholz. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Magisterial.Inquiry on death of Sir A,.Wittholz.. S. Vary, J.P. held a magisterial inquiry at Drillield regarding the death of Adolphus Wittholz at his residence, Driffield, on 27th. Stay. 3lartha Wittholz deposed that her husband frequently complained :of-severe headaches, and thathbe had a severe attack on the 20th accompanied with pains in the back and lohes. She gave him'an emetic of mustard and water, which seemed to .afford him con siderable relief, but he still complained, and remained aboutthe houseallday-sometimes I in bed and other times sitting at the fire. On that morning he carried two bags of.oats into a loft. and brought a load of wood. He often had similar bad attacks of headache during some months past, but did not consult a doctor. On going to bed he took three Holloway's Pills. She went to bed at 9 p.m and knew nothing more until wakened at I a.m. by the peculiar noise made by deceased. She spoke to him, but got no answer. She then got up and got a light, whenhe a...
Thanksgiving. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
ThauksgIwlng. Brown autumn's lavish hand bad spread On bush and brake her berries red, And from the burrs o'erhead, In which all summer they had lain, With pattering sound like drops of rain, Ripe chestnuts fell upon the plain. And barn and granery were stored With the ripe corn-the winter board; And plenty reigned at every board. And once again returned the day, When, casting toil and care away, A people lift their hands to pray. And bless the love and Sovereign will That did their homes with plenty fill. And keep their bounds unshakent still. On many a cottage hearth that night, Glenmed ruddily the faggot's light, And round it gathered faces bright. Without, were wind and storm and sleet, Within tile sound of dlancing feet. And bursts of laughter wild nmtl sweet. By the hearth of farmer Stone, iHe sat with his good wife alone, Save that the dog who now had grown, In faithful service old and gray, Curled up upon the hearth-rug lay, And dozed tlte erening hour away. The farmer spake...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
The road to truc philosophy is precisely theo same with that which lends to true reli gion; and from both one and the other, un tass ul would enter in as little children, we moe~Rpect to be totally excluded. |Whatever may be true of harmless luxu. ries in the way of drink, we maintain that health, happiness, and work find stimulus onough in the unsophisticated well of nature -pure water. Weddings often leave old familiar hearts. and places haunted and empty as fune. rals. They are the funerals of old associa tions. As we grow in years and experience, we become more tolerant, for it is rare to see a "u-llt we have not ourselves committed. Since dulres began to wear corsets girls have a good nanny strings to their If a man gets up when thelday breaks cun he be oaid to have a whole day be fore hite Grapes ?lhlh in the warm sunlight at (l.,u;:,ht of thi( drutkenietss their .sweets iu twine will bring;
Traralgon Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Trralgon Agricultural . Society.. The usual;monthly smeeting of the Tra ralgon Agricultural Society was held at Mitchellfs hotelyesterday, Mr J; Bodycomb iunthe chair, there were also present Messrs M'.1ahon, O'Meara, C. Varney, A..Walker, 1 R. Young,.G..Sligh, D. Campbell,.T.. Pratt, ( J- i. Reed,. F. S. VWhittakers, G. Firmin i and J. Sykes. A letter was read from the Kvneton Agrisditural Society,informirig this society that the 16th and 17th November next were appointed for holding the annual. Kynoton show , received. A letter was read from the department of Agriculture, informing the society that a grand exhibition of agricultural products and implements would be held at Parma (Italy), in September next, and that full informnation was obtainable from the Italian consuls. The treasurer reported that the society had £550 on fixed deposit and £34 12s current accounts. The question of the improvement of the ground was discussed, when the following resolution was carried on the motio...
BUSHRANGING NEAR YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
lUHSIIRANGING NEAR YASS.. _0 A man.-named Clarke, as- bearding house keeper at the new bridgeworks on the Murrutmbidgo, near Yass,. reports tlhat he was stuck up - on, Saturday at Cavan:Hill,.12 miles from. Yass, by two armtede men, and robbed: of £:38. in money belonging to the crontractor for the. bridge work. Clarke was bringing thol.monev from Yass to the.manager of the works. Clarke states that the men were umnasked, and, after pointing a revolver at him,, made him ,dismount, took hitm.downs.a gully.400 yartls away, tied him up to.a tree and left him, after taking the moncy fromt him;: After being tlhree hours tied up,he was realised by H. R. Jones, who heard his shouts. Itisneetor Brennan, Constable Willis and the black-tracker at once went in pursuit, but havo not up to the present. found anlly trace, of .the robbers.,.
CORRESPONDENCE. (TO THE EDITOR MORWELL ADVERTISER.) [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
CORRESPONDENCE. (TO TIrE ENTOr R IOtRWELL ADYERTItS11.) Sin,-I see by last Satnrdav'e issue that the IRev. Mr Algie has been so courteous as to reply to mly letter, and for which I con sider myself deeply indebted to him i although there seems to be still a wide gulph betwseen us. I may reorinid the rev. gentlessnan that he is reported to have said, that hli would defy anybody to point out any contradiction in the Bible, to wlshb I gave chapter and verse, and ashked hin or somlne of your nlumerous readers to harmo nise thero, and he (the rev. gentleman) quotes Dr. Clark. Now, Sir, I would ask : Is:Dr. Clark's the proper rendering of that passage of scripture re the Ellers of Israel, &e. ? If so why is not the passage revised ? The contradiction is ad mtitted, when Mr Algiu said it should have been "only the symbols of God's presence." In reference to Gen. 32 chap 30th verse; I Timothy Gth chap. 16ith v. " hIre the word face is used only as a figurative expression..' "Face is...
CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
CURRENT NEWS. -----+---- JUBIo.EY. AT lOnWELiL.-Cr Vary, of the 'nrrncan Shireo is busied in obtaining sup port to a .schme of which he gave notice of motion last council meeting, and which we will be most pleased to see carried into effect. 'The intention is to have all the State school childrcn in the Narracanl and Traralgon Shires assemble for a vast picnic on the )lorwell Agricultural Show ýround, and we are pleased to learn, the scheme is looked upoun with getneral favour. FooT?_ALL MAhtcI.-:The Morwelt foot bull team played the local club at Warragul on Saturday last,but owing to playing on un. equal terms through the umpire's question able decisions, the team suffered a defeat of 3 goals and 11 behinds. The SMorwellites, however, are confident that, with an im partial umpire, the tables would have been turned upon their opponents. Today, the Thorpdale players will meet IMorwell on the Show Groutnd, wht.n the Morwell players will be represented as follue, : - Messes, tiRtorie,...
How to Make a Bed. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
How to Make a Bed. LaT every bed maker, as soon as the covers are spread, turn down the upper sheet, and aU above it, leaving a generous margin bnlow the hbolter. Some people, you know. pull all the covers straight up to the top, and lay the bolster upon them, so that when bedtime comes the bed most be rearranged at the head. DBoys don't like this way. and porhape some other folks don't, either. Is is the custom to pile two big sqeuare pillo 1 e on top of the bolster, Occd then put on two plilow shams, nod :hen, sometimea or perha?se leore the pillow sham., a eleet eham. Tniei,. eat ting a trap for the unwary. Only a rehalrk ably careful woman ii eqlual to the tusk of getting otl all the "finery" property. Why not almoost, if not altogether, aboli-n shams of all kinds? Wny not honestly take ehe the big, eqnare eillowe, and supply every bhd oith a come rtchle bolter to taie the place of pillows? If you like adornment, embroider or decorate the elipe and sheets themselves without any ...
Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Evening. TnM sir is ehill and the day grows late, And the clouds come in through the Golder Gate. Phantom fleets they seem to me, From a shoreless and unsounded sea; Their shadowy spare and misty sails, I Unshttered, have weathered a thousand gales ; S!ew w1heling, to ! in squadrons gray, They part, and hasten along the bay. E oeh to its anchorage flading way. Where the hills of Saucelito swell, Many in gloom may shelter well, And others-behold ;-unchallenged pass By the silent guns of Alcatraz. Na greetings of thunder and flame exchange The armed isle and the cruisers strange; Their meteor flags, so widely flown," Were blazoned in a land unknown, And, charmed from war and wind and tide Along the quiet wave they glide. What benr these ships? What news, what freicht Do they bring ns through the Golden Gate? Sad echoes of words in egldnees spoken. And withered hopes for the poor heart. broken. Ah, many and many a venture we Have rashly sent to the shoreless sea l Ah, many an hour have...
(TO THE EDITOR MORWELL ADVERTISER.) [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
(TO TI?E EDITOnI MORWELL ADVERTISEP.) Stn,-Will you kindly allow me through the medium of your valuable paper to draw attention to the dangerous state of the bridge over Middle Creek near my selection. It is thorouglly dangerous to travel over it, yet the public are forced to make use of it. On Sunday: last I drove across with my wife and mother in a conveyance, and nar rowly escaped a severe accident in conse. quence of the flooring of the bridge being so much inclined, tlhat the conveyance' nearly slipped over the side. Mr Quig!oy's bullocks were crossing on another occasion, and one of them s ipped off the bridge, and I had to cut the yoke, and let it fall into the creek, which caused it to break ott one of its hbrns. One beam is completely rotted away. and the flooring is only hold together with nails. Surely, now, this matter has been made public, the council will see that a new bridge is built at once, or provide a ford for the public to cross the creek, as the present state o...
Washerwomen of Etretat. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Washerwomen of Etretat. Orn of the cerious features of Etretat is the washerwomen. There is a sebrerransan stream here, whiobh, at high tide, tills all the aisterns with a sweet, fresh waterand leaves them dry at low tide. This river empties in to the sea at the barn of a high cliff to the south of the place. Woen it is low tide the washerwomen go down to this place with their clothes. With a wooden shovel they scoop out a hole by pushing aside the otones, and behold a well of fresh water, a natural washtub, always full of pure, fresh water. Nature has provided them a model wshb honue. They may be seen by the dozens washing away among the etones, for at a di. tance no water can be seen. In fact. one mi.y walk directly over the bed of " La Fontain," as the stream is called, and not know it, but push away the stones, and there you have the water fresh and pure. After the linen is washed it is spread out on the beach to dry, the comers being held down with stones to keep them from flyi...
O, Wae Be To The Orders. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
0, Wae Be To The Ordern. BT WILLIAM MOTIIERWELL. I know of only one song which surpases this, If it does surpass it, and that is Auld Robin Gray, which is less purely poetical in expression, but rather more in keeping throughout with the simple, homely char acter of the imaginary singer. To be able to touch the heart is not given to many poets, great or small. It was given in the eighteenth century to Lady Anne Lindsay, and in the nineteenth century to William Motherwell. s. H. STODDARD.] O, was be to the orders that marched my luove awa'; And was be to the crnel cause that gars my tears down fa', 0, wan be to the bluidy wars in Ilo Ger manic, For they have ta'en my luve, and left a bro ken heart to me. The drums beat in the mornin' afore the scriech o'day, And the wee wee fifes piped loud and shrill, while yet the morn was gry y; The bonnie flags were a' unfurled, a gallant sight to see, But wae's me for my sodger lad that marched to Germanic. O, long, lang, is the travel to the bo...
Parlor Magic. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1887
Parlar I~!a c. A hat is borrowed; likewise a cigar. The performer breathes on the latter to mes merise it, and declares that when so mes merised he can compel it to stand upright on the crown of the hat. lie endeavors to make it stand up accordingly, at first without suc cess, but presently the cigar does actually stand upright, self-supported, on the crown. At command it will bow to the company, salute the ladies on the right the ladies on the left, and so oni. The performer then asks for a little music, anl begins to move the hat about, still crown upward, first in one hand then in the other. The cigar retains its vertical position, but sways about. ?ometimes to one side, sometimes to the other, as if endeavoring to I:eep time to the music. At any nmoment tie performer can request a spectator to take the cigar from the lhat and to satisfy himself that it is not attached in any way. Toe seeming mystery rests on the use of a very simple piece of apparatus-a little rod about the size...