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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
FOR PAPER ]3AGS, TEA PAPERS, STATIONERY, &c., TRY THE "ADVERTISER" Oflice. W.: ALLEN SadOET T4)W . General Storekeeper, hIas always on hand for sale ' GROCERIES" - of all kinds. Buildiiag miiterials, : Brick.s, Galavni:id:l Iroln. Liltme, Cenlen r,. Fencing wire, (beat brimnIs.) Agentc for t he NEW ZEA LAND LOAN ANI) MERCANTILE AGENCY CO Melbourne Cash Advances made against Gran- and iWool. Agent for the Conaniercial; Unlion Fire Assu?rlance Maciety. M*elbourne., Agent for the MUT UAL ASSURANCE SO0IETY OF VICTORIA. Agent for MI'Cormack Reaper and Twine Binder, and other Agricultural Inlmlemen t s, including : DOBIE'S SEED SOWER, PETER BEY'S DOUBLE ACTION CIIURNS, The most)Labour Saving Churn Known. Cash Buyer of all Farm Prod FRUIT TREES AT MELBOURNE PRICES. Ox THE SHORTEST NOTICE. -TILE MUTUAL ASSURANCE -SO CIETY OF VICTORIA (LIMITED.) Head Olfice, 79. Little Collins street, West Melbourne. Policy H-Ilders Divide the Profits. RlifECTOfII?: Mr.Thomas Loader, (T. Loader &...
LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
LOCAL MAlIKE'TS 'The local mill reports having purchased -during week, over ti00 bags of wheat and 1500 bags oats, at the following prices: Wlheat, 3s Od to 3s 4d ; oats, 2s 5d to 2s 7d barley, 4s 2d., also has on hand for sale a splendid sample of Port PdcDomnell hand -threshed scd seed wheat, and also Imperial variety. Splendid sample Tartarian oats for sale, about 100 bags, yield 8 bags to the acre. sIr. P. F. McCluskey reports having .purchased-for the week : 25 bags of wheat 40 bags of oatts, .15 bags of barley, at the following prices:-Whcat of good quailty in new bags, 3s 4d ; oats, 2s 7d ; barley,, 4s. 2d. Mr.- D. h. 'Casemerit reports having cxught for Derhanm and Co :-101 bags 'oats up to 2s. Gd. 31r "C. L. Deboos reports prices Iryillv?ns .follows.- Frreo buttrei-Sd.to 10d :Potted butter'Gd to i7 6. Eggs, Is. .Fowls, 2s to s per pair. : Ducks 3s per pair. Turkeys 5s to 10s per pair. Sheepskins 3d to 4_d., Hides 2d to 2?d. Wallaby Gd. to 7d, t Oppossum 2s Gd to As.Gd. Bear...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
e?nsoa?b c Noetie-s SHIRE OF EUROA. T?ENDERS will be rdceived at the Shire .L.Hill, :Euroi, up to noon WED NESDAY, MARCH 11THi, 1885, for the undermentioned works, viz: CONTRACT No. 194.-Culvert and Form ing near Ianning's Muddy Creek. ,, 195.-Forming Footpath etc., Clifton-street, Euroa. , 196.-Grubbingand Clear ing. Also Culvert and Approaches Sydney road. ,, 197. - Grubbing and Forming etc., Strathbogie Road. ,, 198.-Forming etc., Mur chison and Shepparton Road. ,, 199.-Culvert and Ap Rogerson's Gowangardian. Plans and Specifications may be seen at the Shire Hall after WEDNESDAY, the 4th proximo. A deposit of 5 per cent. must - accom pany each tender. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. , Shire Hall, Euroa, AND. WHITE, Feb. 25, 1885. Shire Engineer. Department of Public Works, Melbourne, 24th Feblruary 1885..; i?TENDERS will be received subject' to - the Conditions of Tendering for Wooden Building for State' School No. 743 Bahnattum until Twelve o'clock on Thursday...
VIOLET TOWN POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
VIOLET TOWN POST OFFICE. Departure of Iail"s. l'rus close at .Violet Town Post Office as follows:-' For Melbourne daily at 9.30 a.m., and 5.30 p.m. ,, .7. ?or Tanleugh, .Tamleugh North, (loose: bag),;and Caniambo-Mondays, W Vednes~ days, and Fridays. Mails made up pre vious night 8 p.m. For Marrraweeney (loose bag), Boho (looso bag), and Strathbogie North (loose bag)--Tuesdays, and Fridays, 10.40 pam For Barrington's, Caniambo (loose bag) -Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Mails. mnade up previous night 8 p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
BEST- OLD UIISH WHISKY, Manufactured by Young; King and Co, of Belfast. A its for Euro : J. EM; HANDBURYXand GO, Spirit Merchants, Euron. T .HII A O YIE5 GOVERNMENT -AND GENERAL A.,AUCTIONEER, _i Stock, Land, Insurance and Gener l Comlmiission Agent, Busincess of all kinids '";ith th Lainds Department Conducted. -Agent for.: Royal Fire Insurunce Coiiilialy. Coloniad Mutual Life Assurance. Society, (Linited.) TO FARMERS & OTHERS. The LAtnd 3ot orttga?'e BIank of Victorii a (LiUhitezl);. EsTsLIsnED. 1864.. HEAD OFFICE : Collins. Street East, Melbourne.. DIREcToRs:, : . The Hoii. . ReD.-nid, Cihairman: Thomas Sliitl, Esq., J.P:. GeorgeV-Wilsoni Esq.; J.P., Patrick O'Brien,-Esq., J.P., John Finlay, Esq., J.P.: WVilliuitb 3acmurtie. Adtvances made ont Freeltold Estate within the Colony of Victoria for fixed periods, at lowest rates. ' Special attention is called to the facili ties offered.by tlhis:Coinpany to Borrowers: All Loans may be repaid by optional in stalmhnents, and inte...
Arrivals of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
: Arrival of ·?tll.: Mlsg arrive at Violet Towl Post Office as follows --: . . From Melbourne daily 10.35; a.im.,, nd 7.20 p.m. From Tamleugh, Tamleugh North, and Caniambo--Mondays, Wednesdays; and Fridays, 4.30 p.m. From Marraweeney, Boho, and.Strath bogie North-Tuesdays, and Fridays, 6.30 p.m. .From Gowangoidijs Tuesdays, and Fridays 10ta.m. From Barrington's, Caniambo-Mon days, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 4.30 p.mn,
CRICKET. EUROA V. VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
CRsIC KIET. EUROA V. VIOLET TOWN. The cricket match which came off on Saturday last, between tile above teams resulted in a decided Victory for Violet Town. The main feature in the play was the bowling and batting of Davis and MI'Shane of intercoloni:l fame, the latter especially compiled runs very speedily though in somewhat a lucky faslhion. The batting of Euroa with the, exception of Weir was poor throughout. Pleasents at tempted to bat with a boil on his arm, "' but boiled over.". The fielding of Euroa was much behind th;it of Violet Town, several chances havingbeenmissed, which distinctly showed carelessness and the want' of proper attention to practice. Davis' bowling average of nine wickets for eighteen runs stands out as the best per formance on the Euroa ground this season, and we have much plleasure in compli nieuting him on it. The following are the scores :- . VIOLET TOWx. Johnson, c Birkett, b M'Nay 2 P. G. I'Shane, b I'Nay ... 132 Neil (capt.), c Neale, b M'Nay 5 Davis...
OUR DEFENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
OUR DEFENCE. &nbsp; The following correspondence re the forming a Cavalry Corps here has been handed to us 'for publication by Major Slee. It would appear from the tenor of the Colonel Commandant that our "war &nbsp; oflice:' has adopted the red tapeism of the English Government in refusing VIctorian and Canadian assistance for the Soudan; The excuse given that Euroa is too far from Sandhurst and Melbourne to permit the only available drill instructor to attend is absurd, or a mere subdefuge. For have we not here in our. midst Major Slee who has been in the Victorian Cavalry for 30 years, and surely he would be quite competent to drill our material into shape. Then 'again we have Mr C. O'Connell O'Meagher an old Eaniskillener in the Imperial service, who would be thoroughly &nbsp; competent to instruct our recruits. We think that Major Slee ought to call a public meeting to take the views of our volunteers on the subject, and have them properly represented by...
STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 27 February 1885
STRATHBOGIE. [PROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] The rain which fell lately has effectually stopped the bush fires, but not before considerable damage had been done. The heaviest sufferers are Mrs Faris about 1000 acres of grass ; Mr. Bamford, 320 acres, Mr. Watson, 300 acres, and Mr. Wardle, 200, besides fencing. Great praise is due to Mr. Wakenshaw's gang of men who were indefatigable in their efforts to sub due the fire, working both day and night. The thrashing in Strathbogie has been rather hurried this year. Some of the farmers being put to a great deal of incon venience: No fewer than nine machines in this district, which are too many for so small an area of land under cultivation. The farmers are however satisfied with the yield, although not so with the prices. But then you know farmers must have something to grumble about. The resident of Gooram wish to call the attention of the council to a culvert about a mile from Mr. Brock's or better known as Wheeler's Gap culvert, which is...
Arrival of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
Arrival of M?ll. . MIAus arrive at the Euroa Post Offico as follows:- . SFrom Gooran, Morton, Doon, .Main dample and lMansfield, at 5.20'p.m., Snm days excepted. SFrom Jamieson, Tuesdays,, Tlursdays, and Saturdays, at 5.20.p.im. " Frome Miepoll, Miepoll South, Kar uanomuus Soutl, on Mondays, Wednes days,.and Fridays, at 9 a.m. Front Shean's Creek, Stratlhbogie, and Strathbogie. Vest,.:oin ?ednesdays. and Saturdays, at.5.30p.m. ,:" ;nii,, !.: Front Balmattum, Mlondays, Wednes daiys, at 5 p.m.' , '. ," ''I": , . .: From ' bogloneiaby,:.T ursdays, -at 5 p. m. . . Melbourne upand down train, daily, at 10.17a.m. ,., ... 'Melbourne up traim, daily at-7 p:i. SDown train daily, at 6.15 p.m .-,
EUROA POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
EUROA'POST OFFICE.:I ; Departuire o i 2fniI. SMA.LS close at tho Euroa Post Office as follows: SFor Goorain, Merton, Doo~i, 'aiii dample, and Mansfield at.9.40 a.m. daily, Sundays excepted. For. Jalnicson, .Tucsdadys, Thursdays, aud Saturdays, at 10.40 a.m. For Mieipoll, Miepoll South (loose bg), and KMarriunonus, South Mondays, Wed nesdays and.Fridays,:at 11 a.m. . ' For Shean's Creek (loose bag), Strath bogie, and Strathbodgio West (loose .bag). bn Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 11 a.m. iFor Babnattum, Molndays,- Vednes days, and Fridays,'at 11 a.m. . For Moglonemhby; Thursdays, at 7.30 For Melbourne up and down train, daily at 0.40 a.m. For Melbourne. up and down trains, daily, at 5.30p.m. -
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
.,RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Tieas leave Euroa nDAs as follows : For Melbourne at 10.17 a.in., and 6.17 For Seymour and Shepplrton-lines at 3.17- p.m. For Benalla, Wangaratta, ind Wo'donga, at 10.16 a.m., and 6.55 p.m.. :F or Benalla at 10.16 p.mn. •For:contiuation of reading mt'ter see ourth-page.
The Advertiser PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, MARCH 6th., 1885. OUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
URL15ETSBED" EvEgW FI1XDAY'7LOROmINe. FiIDA Y-. MARCH 6th., 1885. - OUR TOWN. THE .time has now arrived when tlhe Councilmight safely, be: asked to. give sbme :doisideriiion to the wants of thb town proper, with' regaid to the com pletiot.of the formation of the streets and approaches to the town. Since the' inception of the. Council,: a period. of. five years, the streets have been left in precisely the same state, as when the •Benalla Council had the ordering of them..' Indeed we. can safely say that during that time riot' one fifth of the' money collected in. rates, subsidy, or. otherwise:.has been expended, on .the. towiilship. :.The buisiness - meii ini the town must certainly :be conigratulated! on the spirit of forbearance sliown-ly them in not clainiing'th!itaffair..share should be expended in the town instead of being appropriated 'to. the outlying' districts. ,But .-now the place . is rapidly increasing, in size ; buildings going up' in all directions, . new population pou...
ARCADIA. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT). Since the recent rains the farmers in this district are turning their attention to wards the coming year, and the plough is now in active service, with those who iavefinished carting their grain, although a great quantity is yet to be carted owing to it being held back; probably. with the hope of a rise in the market, which as yet seems as far off as ever. - The Seven Creeks, has at last.sent a stream of fresh water down 'to our dry locality, prior to the change in the weather stockowners about .here who had not. a frontage-to water were beginning to feel serious, as the supply of water in all the" accessible , waterholes 'and*- dams was nearly eihausted. ' Some time ago a peti tion . wasforwarded to thei Euroal Shi'e Council, respecting the practicability of locking the Seven Creeks, and turning the water along an old water, course, where there are some large vaterholes, which if ofice filled'would be valuable. It is to be hoped that some steps will..b...
MOGLONEMBY JOTTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
-OOWEMLO IY JOTTINGSI SBY "INCOG." Being attracted by the subject of tho Rev. F. L. Wilson's address on Sunday evening at Violet Town, I jgurneyed about ten miles to hear what lthe rev: gentleman would say about the hero of Khartoum, and Ineed scarcely say that I was well repaid for my trouble.. I found that I was not theosilyeountryiuihabitant there, for the number of. vehicles and horses drawn up outside the church was a proof that many persons had conm.con siderable distances, drawn thither, I have no doubt in some instances; by the same power that attracted me. The neat little church was packed to the full, so full, in fact, that several young men had to be accommodated with seats amongst the choir. The rev. gentleman took for his text "Know ye not that .there is a great man fallen 1" and in his introductory re marks, stated that he.felt a powerful im pulse to do homage to the memory of such a person as General Gordon, by directing the thoughts of hids hearers to the true soldie...
VIOLET TOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
' VIOLET TOWN.'RACES: T: ";. handicapiraces :-- :.... VIOLET TOWN HANDIAP . Mr. Little's "Walhalla . ' 9?,:. :9:10 9P , Moran' Priea.itrick... 9 ,, Hoystead's BoniileBee ,. B 8 S, Siis'sa MayDowe:.. .. 8 .0 ,, C. William s Black rince 7 U11 Moylan's WilliainTell 7 :.. ? ,8 J. Williams's Geraldine . 7 .,, oylan's Blue Bell 7 " 7 ,, Cowan's Encore ; .. : ..:" 7 ,Hogg's Inverell; ... .... 7'. 0 Bell's Larrikin ... 6 12 , Sullivan's Here's Lck..... 6 12 SStorey's After Dark ..:. 6 1 . . HURDLE . RACE.. ..... . et' lb " Mr. Moran's Marie .... Grattan's Alledor- 11 0 E. Williams's aLittle .lJolin .10 .,10 Sullivan's: Here'aLuck .. .10,. 0 . ,, Gorman's BrowiinGirl '... 12 Newcomon's .Barefoot 9. 12 ;, Skelton's Zoo 9 .0 R. D. Boan, Handicapper WARMER:S PURSE. st. .lb.. Mr. Swan's'Saladin ... .. 9 12. , , Brow.nleass's.Auctioneeoor ..; 9 4 ,, Sullivan's Hero's 'Luck - 9 : 0 ,I, Hoskins's Maid of Violet Town 7 6 ,, Hoskins' a Sally Brassa.. ..::6 7 Local handicappers for. Farmers' Pers. W. ...
STRATHBOGIE. OPENING OF THE NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
* sTRar T BOGi IEE . . ". o-[F.no oa ?.Ov.icCORRESPOYDF.T.] OPENING OF THE NEW PRESBY TERIAN CHURCH STRATHBOG1E. The tea meeting ih donnection with. the opening of the new Presbyterian Church, came off on Wednesday: afternoon ; the day was very -fine, and. all the .threshing having been completed the resident- made it a.general holiday. There was a first class :spr?ea?i very neatly . laid out. Mesdames TI-G. and W Mackrell,- Sten house, Shields, and. Simpson, gave trays. The bachelors' table, was presided aver by the Misses Beattie, McAMurray and' Arm .strong: After 'all :the good' thliins' ipro visied h?adb.eimiduly:discussed; tle tables - aerc?icia red arida-?public" meeting held.: .Tiq greit:difitulty, however, was to pack .300pedopl inito a building only calculated to hold 150 comfortably. This was, how over, got over by putting theseats cl~se in front for the ladies and leaving the back part for the male sex to stand in. Even then there was not accommodation: inside for the 'nu...
COMMERCIAL MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Fat .-Cattle.--1300 ....were .penned, prime sold from £13: to £14 .10s' good sold from £9 Os to. £11 10; second do sold fromn' £7 Os to £8 Os; inferior do sold fromn£6. Prime pens of cows sold from £8 158 to £99 10s 0d ; good do sold :from £6 On to. £7 0a; aniddling and inferior £5 Os. Fat Calves.-200 were yarded. Prime sold at from 60s to 80s; good _do from 40s to 50s; second from 25s to 35a; ;'in ferior from 15s. Fat sheep 'The market was largely supplied, 11,500 being. yarded, the bulk of which were of second to inferior quality, with only' a 'small proportion of prime.; The:demand for best descriptions was brisk,- and-' for such fully last week's rates were maini tained, but middling and inferior sorts were dull of sale, and prices ruled low. Ver. few crossbreds were penned. and with the exception of a few. shorn wethers, which sold at from 12s.. :Od to 12s Gd, none were prune. Best in the wool, sold at froin?'3iS'6d:ti. 14s..(d.;' others, from ..9as. Prime'i ...
DAIRY PRODUCE HIDES ETC [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
DAIRY PRODUCE. HIDES ETO Mhessra. 31'Kay and, 3'Donald report a large quantity of proaiircef tohaind to day, which met with brisk competition. and sold at the 'following- -iotations: Cheese: Prime quality in good demand, and sold at from 5d.. to 61. .per lb.?; sneditim, 5d. to 51d. ; -inferior. froni4d;. Potted Butter. Prime new make, 10d. to lid, per lb. ; good old, 9d. to 10d. per lb Fresh Butter. Choice dairies up to ls4d. medium, 11id.; inferior. 7}d. Eggs, fromi 12d. to 15d..per dozen. ' Bacon'Smoked Ihams, 9Ad.; sides, 8d. to 9di flitches, 7.d; do., green, from 7d. to 8d., according to, quality; Honey, 4 d. for good gardenlots; bush, 3d. to'4d. _. Beeswax, 9d. per lb. Lard, 5d. to 6d. per lb. Turkeys,, from 14a. to 16s. per pair; ducks, 5s. to Gs.; .geese, to 7s. ; fowls,-3s: Gd. to 4s. Car .case pork, dairy fed,; d.'per lb'