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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
H!otels. TE CM jaLL OTEL, CLOSE RAILWAY STATION, SIGH STREET, BROADFORD. T IHE undersigned begs to notify that he has leased the abse Hotel and intends to keep on'y the best brands of WINES, SPI'IIITS, &ec. in steek. LIBERAL TABLE. LIBERAL TABLE. E ery attention paid to Commercial Travellers, holiday seekers, and the poblic generally. Priyate apartments for famliis. A The Bililard Room is rep!ete with one if Alcock's full-size Billiard Tables newly renovat::d, and is under the chL,ige of . professional marker. GOOD STABLING. GOOD STABLING. BILLIARDS! BII.LIARDS I THE BRI OA DFOId 9 HOTEL, High Street, Broadford. rC'ilE ihcve i.1i l ,establiicic, anl wH.l-.kown husee is replete with every eonvenience as it Coinlercial lintel. LIBERAL TABLE. LIBERAL TABLE, Only the best lrands of wines, spirits, &e. kept in stock. Gc, i Bi'li.rd Tabla. Ilor?es an?d Bliggies for Hire, Good Stableg, EVI:VEIY CONVEINIINSC:: far tihicing ant ehooting parties. CI .S HDEET AI.'. P.ISSiENGhI:...
Birtish National Debt. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
itish National Debt. The tish NatioLal Debt return for the year on ;;lt March, 1S93, hs beeu issued, from wh it will be seen that the National D)ebto let March, 1892, was 1.677,G;70,51. Durin he past year the Govern. ment ye paid off the sum of L6.636 9, exceeding by L242,311 the educt or the previous financial year, so that tation's debt for the current year is L671,( 812. Prior to thereign of William Ill., oh began in 1689, the National Debt I represented by the insignificant figure LfG64,t-63. The abolition of slaver however, cost the nation L20 ,1 21 4 4 d, and wars chiefly have to be chu ld with the fact that at the corona. tic o t' Queen in 1J83 it had reaoced the total of 850,132,783. Deducting from this amountle debt for 1893, L;71,012,812, there isIown a total reductionduring the present.,ign of L179,088,941, a result Sor codatulation, due no doubt to the peacefsl policy wisely initiated..snd maintsiI by the statesmen who will form the histc of our times. The debt is being ...
Melbourne Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
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Sterilised Milk. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
i. Sterilisea Milk. r at Housewivesin America are largely supplied | with sterlised milk by dairymen. Themethod T | of sterilisation is as follows: Take t2oz. of bt t sgar of milk, half a pint of lime water, Igal. of Sfiltered waler, and Igal. of milk. Put it in b bottles holding Goz., or about 1-th of a quart each. Thev are thn put in racks (a bunch of deep tin cups fastened together by tin strips), " " and put ito thes boilers, which are much like t washboilers. These are heated by gas, and the d water is just at the boiling point when the q . bottles are lowered into the boiler. The cover Sis put on, thegas is turned off, and they are left a d in half an hour. It is thesteamthatdoesthe id work. Thebottles are left uncorked until they i at are taken out, when they are closed by rubber I Ie stoppers. If the stoppers are put in before is heating, most of the bottles will break. This is as the system of sterilizing recommended by Pas re teur. The milk is not boiled, but is heated it,...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Be Gentle With My Wife. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
THE LADIES' COLUMN. Be Gentle With My Wife, Be gentle! foryou little know How many trials rise: Although to thee they may be small, To her of giant size. Be gentle ! though perchance Iay speak a murmuring tone, The heart may beat with kindness yet, And joy to be thine own. Be gentle! weary hours of pain, 'Tis woman's lot to bear; Then yield her what support thon can'st, And all her sorrows share. Be gentle ! for the noblest hearts At times may have soma grief, And even in a pettish word May seek to find relief. Be gsntle ! for unkindness now May rouse an angry storm, That all the afteryears of life In vain may strive to calm. De gentle! none are perfect, Thoo'rt dearer far then life : Then, huasband, bear and still foroear, Be gentle to thy wife. 0
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for opinions expressed by c[?] RELIGIOUS INSTRUCT[?]N IN STATE SCHOOLS. To the Editor of the Broadford Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
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Ladies' Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
o- Ladies' Gossip. Mrs Besant is intereeting herself in a scheme for starting a profit sharing laundry. A lady has anonymously sent LOO towards the philanthropic work carried on in East London by the Rev. Archibald Brown's mis. sion. Thepasesages in which English poets have spoken in praise, either of each other or of the poets of other nations, havobeen collected by Miss Estelle Davenport Adams and will be published by Mr Elliot'Stock m one volume under the title "The Poets' Praise." The arrangement of the work is chronoloioal, opening with Homer and ending with living writers. MIle. Humbett, a famous Court beauty in the reign of King Louis Ihillipe, has just died in Paris at the age of 87. For many years she had lived in abject wretohedness in a garret, and passed off as a mendicant; but after her death a valuable collection of pic tures was discovered in the garret, and some thousands of pounds in bonds and bank notes sewn up in her mattress. Sumptuousness characterised the toile...
Cup Dresses Worn by Lady Hopetoun and Lady Glasgow [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
Cup Dresses Worn by Lady Hopetoun and Lady Glasgow Lady Hopetnn's gown was of pale pink silk, with pPrfectly plain full and rather short skirt. The bodice was confined by a belt of silk finished in front with silk rosette. Full sleeves were caught below the elbow with a band and ending in scalloped frill of silk over a cost sleeve veiled with ecru lace, which also formed a filhu spread ing over the top of the sleeves, and falling in long ends caught at the belt. A very small bonnet of pink and blue was worn far back on the head. She carried a cream colored, plain silk parasol. with goffered edge. Lady Glasonw's dress was of one of the new'brocades in ribs oi gold and a pretty shade of prune, the whole shot with heli: trope. The skirt was slightly longer at the back, add rows of the new pimp trimnumn ran round the oot of the dress, and above these a broad black lace flounce arranged in the wavy style shown. The seanless bodice was pciuted at the back and finished with a rosette. The ...
Kilmore Agricultural Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
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To Preserve Summer Fruits. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
To Preserve Summer Fruits. ------ If you want strawberry preserves to be a beautiiul color as well as specially nice, the berriesmust be picked the same day they are preserved. Utther them earlyin the morning, and do not let them be. heaped up in a basket or bowl, but laid on dishes to be capped. Select' the fruit, and do not allow a bruised or imper fect berry aulong what you use. Allow one pound of white sugar toeach pound of berries. Sprinkle half of the sugar on the dishes and over the berries, and let them stand for an hour or two to draw enough juice to moisten the sugar. When you are ready to begin preo. serving, put the rest of the augar in the kettle and pour over it the juice thus drawn. Set the kettle on the fire, and let the syrup begin to cook. In half an hour after it has begun to simmerthoroughly, put in one-quarter of the berries and letthem cook for ten ninutes. Lift them out carefully with a perforated ladle, spread them on a dish, and set out in the sun. Iroceed t...
AGRICULTURAL COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
ACGRICULTURAL COLUMN Every cow huas limit to her digestion, and hence overfeeding is just as erroneous as under feeding. And there as a vast difference in in dividual cows as to their digestive and assimi lative organs andfunctions. One cow will eat more than another; or one will eat as much as the other and hence will not direst the food so well, and hence will not give the same re turns in milk and butter, but a large share of the ration will pass through unappropriated by the assimilative organs, to help swell the manure pile. Study your cows, each one individually, if you would feed with the view of securing the greatest amount of profit from the least amount of food. Study upon feed rations ; and getting well posted on the theory, make some careful experiments to prove that theory value able in actualpractice. And as no one set rule can be given to compound a ration for all dairy eowsand all seet:sou-you will have to use your beet judgue?t in modifying or adding to, m the forma...
California Fruit Trade. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
California Fruit Trade. -o. During IS,2 the total of California's fruit exports was 4.09,917,216 pounds, to carry which there were required 20,495 freight cars, and if to this there be addted the export of wine and brandy amounting to 12,061,472 gallons, the total shipments by rail amounted to 23,326 car loads. It is better.p.rhaps.to illustrate the amount of this business by comparison than in any other way. In 1SG0 writes the ' San Francisco Chronicle" our total fruit shipments, including green citrus, dried and caunned fruits and nuts and raisins, amounted to ;323,914,185 pounds. Iu 1392 the same shipments came to 374,821,000pounds, or an increrse of about 16 per cent. It is to be noted that the chief increase was in the shipments of canned fruits by sea. In 1890 our export of canned fruitbysea amounted to the equivalent, of 761 rarloads, while in 1S92 the export by sea elualled 1724 carloads. England took 172,073 cases in 1891, and 191,997 cases in Ib92. Australia more than doub...
Pinched the Tiger's Tail. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
Pinched the Tiger's Tail. 0 0 "What's the matter with my hand ?" re peated the man who was shorn of thumnbs and forefinger and otherwise maimed. "I've had msuyagoodsurgeonlook at it and ask b the same question. The general idea is that I got caught amonog cog-wheels or revolving knives, but the fact is a tiger had hold of it h for about fifteen seconds. "Were yvo hunting tigerse" e1 "No; I was simply making a fool of h myself. I was visiting the Zoological Gardens about ten years ago, and among tl the animals was one of the largest ti timers in captivity. It was a warm day, b and he was sound asleep on the broad b of his back with his paws in the air. The Ii end of his long tail stuck out of the cage a 8e bit, and I thought it would be a smart trick e, to pinch it and sec the brute jump. None of v the keepers were in sight, and the more I thought of the idea the smarter it appeared r to me. I was only "20 years ol. then and, E of course, imagined that I was the smartest p o0 smart A...
Nail-Biting. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
Nail-Biting: " Onychophagia " is the jaw-trying name of a new disorder. It comes from Paris, but is not as fashionable as it will be when a few specialists are imported. Onychophagia is the scientific name for the bad habit of nail.biting. It is Groek and means nail-eating. At a recent meeting of the medical society of the French Academy a paper was read on the sub. ject thatprovokedsa exciting, becausenovel, discussion. The author went so far as to assert that nail-eating was a sign of degeneracy, indicating not only nervous, but moral weakness. He pronounced the habit a disease that was both hereditary and con tagious. If a remedy was prescribed it was not given out for publication. This will be joyful news fos the enterprising manicure artists.
The Bath. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
The Bath. A bath is cooling or stimulating according to the friction applied. An authority on this subject gives the following prescrip tion for a cool or summer bath :-A dip into cool water: white soap if the skin needs cleansing; mop dry first with a sponge and then with a soft towel. This sort of bath has a wholesome effect on children and is partica. arly good for young mothers and nurses who need to economise their strength. The bath taken with the friction of flesh brushes and coarse towelsis stimu. lating andshould be followed by rest or some light nourishment to counteract the ehanutive results. There are 7,000,000 pores in the body These windows of therespiratary system are wideopenafter astimulatigbath, andifit is convenient to go from the bath to the bed the very best results will be obtained. A catnap of five or ten minutes will prevent an attack of cold and give the body the sensation of accumulated force. The sani tary value of the sponge bath can hardly be esggerated....
A Beautiful Cow. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
A Beautiful Cow, The criteria of a banutiful cow, according to Wilkinson, may be thus expressed: She's long in her face, she's fine in her horn, She'll quickly get fat without cake or corn, She's clean in her jaws, and full in her chime, She's heavy in flank and wide in loin. She's broad in her ribs and long in her rump, A straight and flat back, with never a bump; She's wide in her hips and calm in her eyes, She's fine in her shoulders, and thin in her thighs. She's light in her neck and small in her tail, She's wide in her breast, and good at the pail;. She's fine in her bone and silky of skin, She's a grazier's without, and a butcher's within. Endorsing the judge's memory.-His Honor: " Intoxicated again, eh ?" Prisoner: " Beg pardon, judge ! This is my first of fence." His Honor : " Don't d me! in you have come undermy observation within a day or two." Prisoner : "I don't deny that sir. I hap. pened to come alongjust in time to assist the oflicer in lifting you from the oabthat b...
Poultry Scratchings. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
Poultry Scratchings. The Mediterranean strains never sit. Bone meal should be mixed with the chickens' food. Improve Youra Ons o f y ita lowsI by introducing pure strains. It is well-known that poultry do beet on land which contains iron stone. Avoid swilled crops by providing a supply of grit for the breeding pens. This is the season for vermin. Cleanliness prevents and assists to cure the trouble. It strict attention is paid to all departments of a poultry farm no such thing as disease will be heard of. Never allow too many chickens to occupy one house or run. Remember, small numbers and fresh soil for each lot. If your fowls are kept on soil which does not contain coarse grit, it will be necessary for yoen to provide a supply. Prepare for the coming hot weather: keep the roosting houses thoroughly clean: have as little straw as possible in the nest boxes. Ducks, geese and turkeys should be bred in large numbera by those who have plenty of grass land; only select the pure strains....
POPULAR SCIENCE Precious Stones. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
POPULAR SOIENCE Precious Stones, '? The latest discovery of Thomas A. SEdison is the secret of the composition h0 of precious stones. That is, he has dis covered how some precious stones are at made, and he is now manufacturing a1 rubies. Mr Edison is not making rubies Y. for ornament or with any intention of enter - min the jewellery trade, but simplyto supply a want created by the manufacture of delicate ar machinery. The rubies he is making at the el Orange laboratory are used as bearings in of phonographs and in otherdelicate mechanism d where greathardnessi required. "I hadbeen 3f buying commercial rubies from Ceylon,'" m said lir Edison recently, "and found that )f they cost a good deal of money. They are or sold to the jewellery trade for the bearings of [t watches, and the ordinary "jewelled" watch containamore or less of these stones. ly a d system of analysis I discovered their chemical ct composition, and am now making rubies as it good as those which I used to buy, and a...
How to Preserve Plums. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 1 December 1893
How to Preserve Plums. it Select large, harelyripe, greengage plume. D- With P sharp knife pare.hem carefully, taking Soff nothingbut the akin. Drop them in cold Ly water as they are pared. Weigh them, and allow pound for pound of white suar. itte s the sugar in a preservingkettle with a little ,. water, and let itrook t0a oyrup. While it is simmering drop in thd plums, and let them n cook until the are cleirend tender. Remove them to the jers in which they areto be kept, ot and boil the osvrp down until it is as thick as le you scant it. Pour it ever the plums and seal or them op. y She: "Do you notico the beutiful blue F laze that seema to envelop everything dº 6i0u the mosquf ou to ek." lth She: "I don't underotaud . ! it He: "Well, you will when you hear the ag remarks of the reatlemen boarders. - sI Chicego Inter Ocean.