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ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. At the City Police Court on Thurs day morning 'a man was.placid: in the dock, dressed only in a blanket and a shirt, charged with attempting to commit suicide. Constable Clapperton, who was on duty at Prince's-bridge, saw the prisoner at 6 o'clock that morning in a complete state of nudity. Ai soon as he saw the constable, the man ran off, and turned down the Richmond road. The constable followed, and when the man had got 100 yards past Edwards's boatshed lie sprank.into the river. The constable, who had been expecting this, sprang into the water after the man, andl caught.him by the hair when he rose for the first time in 2Oft. of water, and after a great effort got him out to the bank 'The name of the would-be suicide was unknown. iHe is a Gelrman of alout mliddlo age, and evidently deranged. He was remanded for a week for medical treatment. The post-offie anuthorities at. Berlin are making extensive experiments with a view of connecting the whole of the towuvs ...
THE PROJECTED MILLING COMPANY. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE KYABRAM UNION) [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
TE PROJECTED MILLING COMPANY. (to TI?E EDITOR OV.TUIE KYABRAIA UNION) S? i,-During the last week or two tat I have been visiting 'your township, I have heard' from disinterested- people smne reports ieflecting oon'miy abilities, clhich, I donsieider, damaging to myself and the " Projected Flour-milling. Com pany. do not' propose to uenter'into n'y particulari,? as to the roport merely insinuates, blit'will just refer shortly' (for the benefit of those of your rieaders, who intend becoming'shsareholdors in the pro= jected company;) to' a few facts' which occurred' during theotime 'I wvas at the "'Ndrthern Flotr Mills," Echoues. Some tine previous to the destruction of the 'Norther;Mills by, fire, I .reniodelled the snid 'mill, and affixed combine rollers, &c., (the latest improvement) with flow sheet throughout, and had them at work all the time afterwards until the fire took place,' without needing any alteration whatever from omy original plaris, and the success or otherwis...
NEW ZEALAND INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
NEW ZEALAND. INTELLI GENCE. The Argue Dunedin correspondent has compiled the following summary of New Zealand new of general interest for the week ending March 81:-" On Saturday last, March 26, the Auckland Free t Public Library was opened, when among other addresses one was given by Sir George Grey, who by handing over his valuable library and rare manuscripts has done so much to place Auckland in a position in this respect superior to any other part of the colony. On the same day, the foundation stone of the pedestal for the statue to Barn, the Scottish poet, d was laid in Dunedin with Masonic cere mony, a procession, in which friendly societies and' other bodies took part, marking the proceedings. Among the spectators, it may be mentioned, was Mr. A. J. Burns, a grand-nephew of the poet, and Miss Burns and Mrs. Stephenson, grand-nieces. TheNew Zealand Shipp i'g CirgCompanye steamer Tongarirobrought out a large quantity of salmon and trount ova: Included in this were 120,000 Scotc...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
GOVERNMENT .GAZETTE. Impounded at Murchisoi,, 31st March 1887 1--l red heifer, round hole aind slit nearear, slit off ear, PD off ribs ; :1 red helfer, little white, eame ear marks anl brand ; 1 red heifer; little' white, ssme ear marks and brand ; 1 red and white steer,'same ear marks and brand; 1 strawberry heifer, top off and back notch near ear, half circle over 8 near rump and ribs; 1 white heifer, top off off ear, back notch both ears, half circle over S near rump and ribs; 1 white bull calf, no visible brand; 1 yellow and white heifer calf, top off near ear, in describable' brand near rump. To be eoldh on 4th May; 1887. impounded at Numurkab, 1st April, 1887 :-1 grey mare, TH near shoulder; 1 dark chestiut'horse, 'white snip, TH near shovider ; 1\ iron-grey filly, no visible h;ands ; '1-. bay iare, saddle inarked, w'iite star, like J J B near s~oulder, P off shoulder; 1 chestnut horse, both liind'fedet white ; near fore tfot white, J S. near shoulder. On 4th Apri-- ol chestnu...
THE MARONG TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
THE MARONG TRAGEDY. The inquest conceraing the death of Catherine Davis, whose body was found in an abandoned shaft at Marong, was resumed and concluded at Marong on Thursday, by. the. district coroner, Mr. R. Strickland. . . The coroner announced thatthe police had been unable to secertain thlo'where aboute of the man Smith, whose inme had been mentioned in connection with the affair. A very large number of witnesses were examined, but none of the evidence throw any light on the question as to how the deceased got into the shaft. Amongst the evidence given was that of six lade who had acted improperly with the girl at different times. An other witness stated that the deceased lind said her mother had threatened to kill her. In summing up, the coroner described 'the case as a disgusting one, showing alm,st incredible morality in one so yolng. He he!ieved that the deceased lhad thrown herself into the shaft in a fit of fr'izy. Tin conroner also said that Miss. Elliott's evidence show...
EASTER HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
EASTERI OLIDAYS. Thanks to Messrs. Nicholl, Gray5 aid Tamlyn, contractors of the railway r linefromn' Tatura to Echuca, the resi I dents of Tatura, Baldwinsville, Merri l gunm, Kylabrmn and Tongala were Invited to a pleasure trip to Echuca on f Easter Monday. When the trip was first mentioned the weather was not a of an inviting nature, and during Sat r urday night and Sunday the rain fell in torrents, but cleAred up late on Sunday night. Good . Old. Sol" came 3 out on Monday a'nd elhred the hearts of the excursioniets. -The time ap e pointed to start, 8 a.m., found the I Tatnra platform crowded with both young and old to see the ountry I between the Goulburn and the Murray [Rivers. The Railway Department, owing to the heavy call on them at this festive time of the year. had not ufli cient carriages at their disposal for their own immediate requirements, so the contractors were compelled to resort to goods trucks, and finally to ballast waggons, to accommodate over. 400 persons, who...
WARANGA SHIRE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, 5th APRIL, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
WARA.NGA SHIRE COUNCIL. TUEsoDA, 5th APRIL, 1887. Present-The President ((Cr. Wig?) .and Cre. Barrett, Brisbase, and Pook. There not being a quoraam present the Council adjourned to 2 p.m. On again meeting there were present --The President '(Cr. Wigg), Cre. Pook, Nolan, Phillips, Barrett, and Brisbane. In the absence of Mr. Heily, Mr. W. Geyle was appointed to act as Secre tary. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The President said that he should like to go on with the work, but he did not see how he could,.as everything was ia such disorder. The only other thing they could do would be to accept the re aignation of the late Secretary, and take steps to appoint another in his place. Mr. Heily had been a long time with them and it was a painful thing to do, but it was his duty and he should more that his resignation of the offices of Secretary and Treasurer to the Shire of Waranga be accepted. Cr. Phillips in seconding the resolu tion said that he had come f...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENE PRODUCE REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
I l MIA XT^ :? :' RODUC flEI'OITS i ire gitin trade torthe' pist week t oi ih e tl''il; dut tlhrogi' tlie n"li gdns.Z 'Aoe1 il lbEi' grnin t is at witn;, - Kat 5 K alrit i tinl otlhtr pIdtr:ttr in, : toifrLElrucniC litre. I Ildbl e j't i tliti liiFriciprctingbettr ;.ri n .i' ?ie lllo;ilg ?Te cu?nieneen at tit l ?.;Tt ifii sIntion:--IInter ni il , i',r.e.?-e lils, .T WW liot,' Morri. l d, iilds:Fotgo. .lllkihly, Tn'yori uto .i t-intniDirly, [Sinue.tKil,p Poole, Dwel .ril NihUholl. S'..ThicJ attionil Mortgiigo.il Agey Coinm. t * nly'(ftVfltil. ) report luriltt ibl'etvnel? il1iri.4 Wtuk& endtlitg 12th. Ilnrllt; 1887, 3781 figs uf produce,_vs..i--lWheat,. 8s.i?i to 8, '" 1d ; iour, £8 lls to M o; onts,'catlo, 2n 4I. Xto 2 tid; feed, 2slid lto1-210t4l; 1illling, In: S"'barley; feed, 3s to m:3siu t hnlting up to ';ts lil ; petse, 8s 3dl to Is 4d ; braih 104 to 1 lo,;t; pollard;lUd to TQid ; Iyepgrss, 4s to. -4s 'l ; cocksfoot, 4.1d to 5i ; hops,, t H to 14d. Total sales since Ist ...
FORTHCOMING AGRICULTURAL SHOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
FORTHCOINOG AGRICULTURAL SHOWS. The seeretaries of the various Agri cultural Societies are requested to for ward the dates upon which :their respective exhibitions will be held, and copies of the prize schedules' as soon as published. APRIL. 19 to 21.-Clarence, N.S.W. MAY. 20 to 25.-Agricultural Society of Now Bouth Wales, at Sydney. JULY. '' 5, 6.-Wentworth, N.S.VW. 21.-Douiliquin. AUGUST.?. 2, 8.- Corowa N.S.W. 168.-Narandera 28 to 27.-National Agricultural Society of Victoria; . BEPTEMBER .7, 8.-Wimmera DIstrict, at Stawell. " 14 -Wycheproof. 22, 28.-Echuea. 28.-Numorkab Agricultural Soloty. OCTOBER. 4, 6a-Rochester. 6.-B lcchus 4arsb; . 18.-Murchin. . 16.-Nngampie. . 19, 20.--sTatlr.. - lNOVEMBER.'" 1:I, 17.-Kynceton Agricultural Association. 24. -Illlcrat Olticral Spring Show.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
S ABSTRACT OF SALAES. J. IT: Tengue and 'Co-Shepparton Stock! s(i. p28th u st., at I p.m.-Agricultural :' Lan'd. " ; ' ,.G. otewart-Stock Sale, Kyabram yard., 27shl st" ;i i . Martin, Cnssen and Co, at Undera, "o 26thi lsnt, A Gilmour's stock, farm plant, etc. -J .M1Namara and Co, Talurn Stock, Sale,' 20th April--Horses , Cattl, • Sheep, l'igs, eto. :MCessrsrs'riley Bros, at Kyabram, on Wed. nesddy, 27th Ajril.nnumber of valuable freehold business sites, irrespective of S For Sale - .For Sale. , WURE .Purple Strsw,1 SEBED WHEAT, free from any mixture, ,may be had by applying to :, .LEW.ISBY TNE ..: Baldwinseville. . FOR .ALE. ... " 'i HEVELIER" SEED BARLEY, " I front Mr. Hugh Drum's farm. .ipjly'to' . .. ... W'I?IAAMS ,'& CO., Tatura. .Notice '"to - Farmers. F IRST- CLASS Seed WHEAT, S. BARLEY, (Batttedoireor' Cape) and 'OATS 'for Sale at Day's Flour. MIill; Sousth ~urchison. ANN. DAY, 21st March, 1887. ,Notices. H WHAT A TREAT 1"il .Just the Man the Dooter Ordered I i.. A T...
[TO THE EDITOR OF THE KYABRAM UNION] [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
?o ? HE EDIToU Or THE KYABRIAMNIONH Sir.-Will you kindly allow, me apace to correct an error which appeared in your report of the, last meeting of the Agricultural Society at Tatura. I am therein reported as having objected to the amount of the expenses allowed the collectors who are to visit Melbourne. This is a nliarepresentation,' what I: really did say was that I should be very glad to get out of collecting, and would give the society a donation of £2 2e. if the Committee would let :nme off, -ot that the expenses are not amplb, enough to please any man, but I real,y haie not the time to spare. i Hoping that in justice to mo.ey? i7+if insert this. Yours, etc. THOMAS HOG 4N. What is more pathetic stmn l6 eep the simple faith witi wh'tich i in 1h beaded man will buy' ono infallilble "m?t, restorativefrom a bald-headed banrijbr;, ..'·I'" ·.+ ? : ? ? ?' i+ '? ?
ACTION FOR THE RECOVERY OF A MEDICAL FEE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
ACTION FOR THE RECOVERY OF A MEDICAL FIEE: A case' possessing 'consideraldo in terest to life assurance societies 'and the medical profession was heird 'iu the District,Court on. Friday. before' Mr. Panton, P.M., ndi a a.beoh :of ;:rngis trates. The plaintiff, Dr. Eccles, sought to reco.er a foee of two guieeas from John Iteildle for. Imediqal services .im, examlning anda reporting upon l?hinm`as an applicant for a life assurance., policy in the National Mtutual Life Assuraqce Hociety. Mr. Daly appea?ed for'tlie' plaintiff, and Mr. Giilott for'the dereoco. The evidence for the plaintiff was to th?. effect that the defendast,;wiho was'-sec-. retary of the Australian Widows' Fund. was a sufferer in the' Box-hill. railway accident in December, '18822,1dnd that in January of.the folllwing. yeai lie called on Dr. Eccles. and stated that he came from the National Mutual Insursace' Society's offices to be examitied. He desired to haves his application for a Ipolicy refused, as' it would he...
WE SHOULD BLOT OUT DISEASE IN ITS EARLY STAGES [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
WE ISHOULD BLOt OUr DIS EASE I ITS 'EAI LY ST4ES, The disease 'coommences ,with a slight derangemni t o?' the stomach, but, if neglected, it in time involves the whole frame. embracing the kidneys, liver, pancreas, and in fact the entire glandular system 1 and the afflicted drag, out a t niserable existence until death gives rlief. from suffering. Tlhe disekse ?is oftenn mistaken for other complainti;,' but if the reader will ask himself the followiing questions he will be able to. determine whether he himself is one of the afflicted ;-Have I distress, pain, or difficulty Il breathing after eating? Is tlhere a dull, heavy feeling, attended by drowsiness? Have the eyes.a yellow tinge? Does a thick, sticky mucous gather about the gume and teeth in the mornings, accompanied by a disagree able taste ? Is the tongue coated ? Is there paih' in the sides and back? Is there a fullness about the right side as if, thp' liver were enlarging? Is there costiveness? Is, there vertigo or diezi nes...
DARGALONG TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
DAIWUALONU TURF CLUB. ThIe Annual Meeting of the above Club took place on Monday ass', on'the Maurchison coarse, through the Darge long course being partially under water. Tihe racing was good, and the attendance moderate. Vermont wonthe TortClub Handicap, with Verbena second. Sparkle beat Vermont in the Flying Handicap. ihe following are time results: . Hurdle Race of 25 sors., about two miles. .--Donor, 10st 41b., I; Idle Boy, tst 12lb., 2; Four rain..: Maiden Plate.-Tambour, 1; Prince ot the Valley, 2; Whitelock, 3. Hix ran. ....Trf Club Handicap of l soy. each, with 4.0 ors. added, about one mile and a half. Vermont, 7st 21b., I ; Verbena, Tst 10tb., 2; Soldier kiny, 8st 4b., a. 8iz ran. Selling lace.- Besult, 1; Lyrebird, 2; ircmker, a. Flying Handicap. -Blmrkle, 8a 2Sb. 1 ; Vermont, 7st 101b, 2 ; Wbitefoot, at 211., ,,, Ten ran... I Back. Bat.--Mystery, 1;" Rondo, 2; are? - bones, i.: Nine ram. Cdnsolation Stakes. - Marourneec, 1; Jurassee, 2 ; Gordon, J.
MURCHISON RACE CLUB. MURCHISON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
MURCHISON RACE CLUI. Muncursor, 8aturday. The Murabisn meeting psased of most snucceemfully, thle weather being ,Sni., and the attendance very fair. 'The racing, on the whole, was good. Vermont, by Emerald (a son of Yatten don), won both handicsps easily. In the Hurdle Race Donor ran round the last .hurdle when he apparently had the race in hand.: Lloyd, Donor's rider, was brought before the stewards for sou .icious riding, but after the evidence had been taken he was exonerated from all ,blame. The following are the results: " Publicans' Purse of 16 ovra; one mile sad .. quarter.-Sparkle, Set 1ib. (O'Farrell), 1 ; aordon, 8St llb. (A. Smith), 2; Newmnarket nist Illb. (W. Drysdale), 8. Three ran. Won by a length. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 20 sos.;. two miles--First Try, Ost. 1b (M. Pride), 1; *onor. 10st 71b., 2; No Sir, lst 10lb., also ran. Won easily. SMurchlison Handican, of 60 sove., and 1 soy. each to second ; half ai mle.-Vermont, .7st 41b. (J; Hoysted), I ; Gordon. 8st 21b (A ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
A clergyman was so unfortunate as to be caught. in a severe gale in the i, voyage out. The. water was exceed- TI ingly rough and the ship pereistently hi, buried her nose in the sea. The rolling e was constant, and at last the good man got thoroughly frightened. He believed lef they were destined for a watery grave. Mi He asked the captain if they could not Iit have prayers.. The captain took him thi by the arm and led him down to the ear forecastle, who?r the tars sore singing the and swearing. "Thero," said be, the " when you hear them swearing you mai may know there is no danger." He of went back feeling better; but the I, storm increased his .alarm. :Dieconso- EP late and unassisted, he managed to cn stagger to the forecastle again. The 18e ancient mariners wore swearing as ever, the " Mary," he smid, as he crawled into the his berth, to his esympathetic wife; aflter walking acrolis a wet deck-" Mary, Tn thank God theq'xe swearingSyot J " chai
IRRIGATION IN THE TERRICKS DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
RIIt AT[ 11;O INTiIi TERRICKS A large vil -.influentii meeting' of fannmers anl agriulturiurs residing in the Terrickt anmd uW'h'ar arilla district was held on Wednesda evening at Mesars. Mountjoy Broth6rs' woolshed, Terricks Eist. The meeting had been convened for the purpose of expressing an opiniol, as to the necessity of forming a separate, water trust west of the CamOpape, and taking such step)'a might be deemed necessary. The chair was occupied by Mr. John ,Watsmof, presideat of the Echuca Shire Council; who, after stating .the objects of the meeting, introduced Mr. J. H. M'Coll, M;L.A., for Maid'arang. ' This gentle maan gave a full .explanation of the prominent features of the Ilrrigation Act. Mr. J. M. Highett,iM.L.A., who followed, also spoke in favour of the act, and said tlihat so satisfied Was ihe of tle benefits of irrigation that: he was pre pared to throw open the 'whole 'of his land for irrigation purposes. Mr.; J. T. Brown, M.L.A. for Mandurang, then addressed the ...
EXCURSION TO ECHUCA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 15 April 1887
EXCURI8ION TO, ECHUCA. (Foae A CoaarseroDzuT.) On Moiday morning lat .oar local ~ailway es?ation was the sdene of hurry . and bustle. "On enquiring I was informed that the contractors for the construction,' Meessrs 'ichol, Gray, and Tamlyn had ?proposed to treat tie inhabitanut to a trip to JEcheca free of charge, arid owing " to the geat 'umber who availed them 'selves of' their, kindness it was very evident, it was *appreciated. ' Well the train is the first of the kind which has .travelled towards Eehuce, and will ' ulrtly' be suiperseded 'by the railway ele drjtent running ther train ,through. Sitkrat was made at 8.80, and a great Ialny anoteiexcursionista were picked up 'alongthbelihe, andI all were safely landed ,in 'Echua iat, 11.80, the excursionists Sscattered themselves over the place, some to sports others to pay unexpected'visits ·o friends: After a very enjoyable day had 'lbei spent, e.start was made at 4.50 .ariving in Tatura at 7.45, all very plea~ed with their treat....