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GENERAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
CENERAL INFORMATION. ---*+.-~--- St. I'etersburg has the hiighest death-rate of any European capital. -4---· In dry air sound travels 1,4I2ft. peIr second ; in water. 4,00ft. ; ill iron, 17,5"00ft. Colpenhtliagen has a larger deer park thani any city in the world. It coVers an areal of 4,'00 acres. --+ Silk is the only fabric used in the imianiilfartiire of gunineints iii 1\hiula gascar, as it is cheaper than linen in Ireland. ---+f- More than ten per cent. of articles stolen ore piurses. ThrC?I llle-qarters ol tle purses stolen are the property of ladies. The biggestL petition over presented to l'arliamenel was the Chartists' petition in 1818. It bore 5,706,00(/ signatures. Gold is 19 times heavier than the samne bulk of wallter sil\ter is teii times, andllt iron sevenl tillmes as heavy as water. 'Thle English stivereign \was firstl ceined ini 16211. Previous lo that date tile nolle, \ialeh 1lis., was the valuable British coin. T'he ihighest IBritishl rainfall record ed was at Seat...
The Evelyn Observer, Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1903. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
Published .Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY.20, 1903. Morton ant, Coghill will. hold their monthlyl ~tale at Kangaroo Ground on Thursday next, 26th inst. We are requeated to announce that the annual sports 'at Tunnel Camp will he held' on St. Patrick's Day, 17th March, 1903. It has been arraated to hold the Kangaroo Ground sports in Mr E. Hobson's paddock on the 6th March. A liberal programme has been drawn upfoar the cceasion and appears in our advertising eolttusna. Mr John Lawrey, President of the Elthamr Shire Council, has forwarded to this office 10s, which he received from Mr' N. Ellis, J.P., of Dickson's' Creek. The money is the net proceeds of a dance held at Dickson's Creek, and the request is that it be placed to the " Drought Fund.'' We will, with pleasure, forward it on. Separate ten ers are ilpvited up to 1 a.m. odr;lihe rdTrox 'by'the MCI bourne and Metropolitan Board of Works for ereotiom of fence at Yaa Yeaa and the purchase and removal of ahbot 107 tons of tra...
A CHINESE SOLOMON. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
A CHINESE SOLOMON, 'There lived some tilme lat N?l?kin iL Chllnes lady Inll he hul u)ll . T''he latterl, ?leing at helldll. to j tini the 4ArI1my, remaint Ied aisent sot long that. his wife, thinking hint dieal, marrir iItg ill. ''!The new Imaple hiI ere el.l' ti ' gil i i' I, h ll.\'llmo ii, w lheu1 ill iof it m.hiden the first, husli n , appealed oll Ith scene, like llenihili. in ihl, ste ail ll t ofll "LaIl IIe l I , H l ll "n "hlie iS11 hnll k ily ifeli' ! "(:u'er I We It. lar wfully j.o ied." 'Tr?he rase was1 tki n blll I1.ibefore l nll.o[itrate, who annu le hol tillL , I'lfo sl houhl lefte ll il?n i's i~1stold f'ur i fuwi dayst , telll tliln lth parties toI co110 lagalll after that lime to re 1celv Judgment. Oll thiu nllly llppoinited Iil, tun rivalrt again appeared helore t he I'Jl' Lllul I IHL Ill tIIIOL'llH lll lill1 , I Ill, JulgeLt', who inforlim l thell l lhil, is. thu womnul auil died hin Ii, interiil Otlo of thn11 wou\\ld hate to thrs1t('I hIo' foliral expeniteslll. h'...
KINGLAKE. THE WHITTLESEA-YEA ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
KINGLAKE. TUE WHITTLRESEA-YEA ROAD. At the present time there is a fairly heavy trltlic on the'mais Yea road from Kinglake to -Whittlesea. Some time ago. the sumn of £500 was granted by the Publib''Works Departoment for improveinentte n this road. The Whit. lesea Shiies Ountil at its last meeting passed contracts for the shabove 'amount and allotted .varieui, sums for 'certain portions of, ti?telroad. The sum of £200, or thereabouts was set apart for a contract.toimprove Ihe long hill at the start of the mount. This has a grade of I in 10, with a fairly good fotndatiot, but.several of the leading residents who travel over this section are sure that -an easier grade can be obtained,. anti at no greater expense. Tley have, therefore, petitioned to headquarters, with the result that more inquiries are to be made to meet the wishes of the p.titioners As a aesse. quence all tenders let at the last meeting of the Council are held over pending inquiries by the Publio .Works Depart. Sment.<...
THE NEW PROCESS OF DRY COOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
"THE NEW PROCESS OF DRY COOKING. An important discovery in econo mic .botany, which it is believed will havoe a very far-realcing application to: hluman food, has just been an t :nounced to us. The author of the discovery is Dr. Alexander Anderson. l'he discovery may be described as a dry .piocess of cooking cereal' grains and starchy products." Ito. a alising the importance of investi gations along this line, .he began ili the spring of 10901 a series of ex pearillments, oll the elfect of tecpera a tures of 1o00deg . and above .ona? the cereal grains,' to deternline what effect dry , heat llader dilfferent coln ditions" would havo on the starch granisles. Whoea d'airday.` powdered starches, like maizeo flour, tapioca, sago or starchy preparations 'like pearl sago and" pearl tapioca, are treated, the resulting swelled dry Imasses became enlarged copies of the original, which' increases in volume from six S:to nine .times; When pure starches are thus treated and expanded, and thoqrps...
BURGLARY BY A BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
BURGLARY BY A BOY. --0--- O0 Friday lastL onstable Kellher arrested a lad nisted Alfred Kelly in thte hush . , te?.taw Qun,,ntown and Arthne'+ Creek,"on ,. sveral eharges, via , of havling on the 5th inst. brnken into the lshop of Cathlerline Ann Reed, itorekliser, of QueensIown, and stolen therefrrom the aunm of 10 ; having on the 13th Inst, lighted a fire in the span air at Arthur's Oreek and having left the sense before it was thoroughly ax. tlngulihed ; and having on the 5th Int,, at Queenstown, entered a dwell. Ingfhouse and stolen tlIherefrom a nsnm. her of artclels, the property of Beatrice Dsitdale, vIlund nt 12q 6,1. The ecouwct( wee taken to Elthams on the 14tl inst,, .ad brougiht before 0, H. \\'ingrov'e, Esq., J.P,, elnd verbally remosadel until 'ruesday, the 17th inst., when a tfitlkcer remrand was granted unstil the 24th isit,. The econstnd was uar?rvilg A dlouble. hnrrollhd gun andI had esipply of powder, shot,d nls p when arrested, lie was iot altogether a strangsr i...
IN THE WITNESS BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
IN THE WITNESS BOX. A colobratod counsel once defended a burglar', anl of an incitdent of the trial hu novu\' tirut of fllling. 'I'hl pronocutillg barrister wax IIghting vigorously, antd Ioud thu irisonour's ylifu in thu box. "You are the wife of thue ilrionerl " Ilu istked. "Y'es,"' si rleplled. "Did you know his ilotlu of life when you Inarried him ? ' "I did, sit'," "Will yol toll you tl , thon,"I wont on (th counsel., sur'iised by this ad mission, "how yo iuntmu to contract a1n alliance with a burglar ? " "\Woll," she anWOOred, Ingonuously, "I wan gutting on i1n yenrs, the othelr g'Ilnls h all bill In mllrriedl, so at last Itn I had no rhtirt, butl. hotw'en hinm Iand ita h istulr, why, oif etullte, I chose hitm" (11140.)
ABOUT ANIMALS AND BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
ABOUT ANIMALS AND BIRDS. Animals follow their noses with unerring instinct. A. dog identifies his master by smelling him. A goat. picks her' kid from an inclosure of hundreds with, her nose.. After her separation . a cow is never satisfied with her calf until she has thorough ly smelled it; 'The feathered family are sb deficient as to smell and taste that they go'anywhere and cat any tlhing. Birds are seen contentedly brooding about slaughter-houses and sower discharges where the air is so contaminated that a horse would turn up its nose, draw its lips back Irom its teeth and groan. T'he birds eat unspeakable things. It is noth ing to find thenm raking the riv\er banks for worms at the 'very mouth of a ewelr dislchlarge. t(mllll$i of oIIr goldhirn-not(ir gaily plulm ged( birds, that hlme beein sung by poets aimd l1sintelid Iy amltints, aylll hlii li'llll in the ' lichl ed l nn h tvenlly pickinlg liih mlldig.ested 'Orl front thill droppings of t?mi hntrds thty fohllow. Ileyoiil uill ...
SOUTH MORANG. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
SOIUTI MOORANG~. (FROM OUR OWN CORtESPONDENT.) The annual concert of S.S. 1075, South AMorang, was held in the Unity Hall, South Alorang, on the 11th ilset., when theor was a large atteldance of the puhlio prasent. MAr Walter Thomas, chairman of the Board of Adricr, pre. sided,. and the following prograimnme was gone through, viz.:-Pianoferte duet, Misses Andrews and Bill; song, "The Dream of Paradise," Mr Bennett; rainbow drill, school children (encored); nong, " Sing, Sweet Bird," Mrs Kings ley ; larionet and piano" duet," The Blue Bird," Mr and irs Bill ; comic soung, "The Circus Girl," ilr Sylvee. ter; song, " The Children's Home," Miss Ridoutt; recitation, Mir B. Andrews ;: ons, " The Pilgrim of Love," Mr Adams; physical drill and " Canadian Boat Song," school chil dren. Part II-Roond,r "National Flag," school children; song,. "The Monrish Maid," Miss Ridenutt song, " Skipper's Flag," Mr Adams; piano forte duet," Martha," Misses Andrews and Bill; song, " Serenade," Mrs Kingsley...
WHITTLESEA V. MORANG STATE SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
WHITTLESBA V. MORANO STATE SCHOOLS. On Wednesday, the 1tth inst.,the above match was played at Whittleaes in the presence of a goodly number of visitors and others.: AA most enjoyable game was held and kindly and hospitable treatment given to all those present by Mr. Roes, bead tescher of the Whittlesea school,and hie aseistents. The match resulted in n esy win for blorang. The scores were as follows : MORANG. First Innings. J. Purvls, b Owens ... .. 0 H. Purvis, eCarey, b Burke 7 J. Edwards, b Burke... ... 3 Dickerson (capt.), b Owens... '"D. M'Donald, b Burke ... 0 W. Shanks, a Wellings, b Sherana 12 It. Smith, e Owens, b Barke ..e 5 W. Scott, b Shesran - ... 0 F. Turley, not ouf ... .. 8 A, Owens, t Shearan ... 1. L. Masters,; b Shearan ,., 0 Byes ... ... . 44 Bowling Analysis, Burke, 4 wkts for 16 runs t Owens, 2 wkts for to runs e Shearan, 4 wkts for 9 runs I Carey, 0 wkts for 6 runs. Second Intlogs. J. Purvis,b Burke ... .. 4 Ii. Purvis, b Shearan ... 0 Edwards, b Shearan ... ...
GOLDEN SPECIFIC OF THE HESPERIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
GOLDEN SPECIFIC OF THE HESPERIDES. Professor Koch and others, have shown tiuti the acids of lemons, alp dles, and othelr fruits-citric acid, imalic acid and so on-ale capable of 'destroying all kinds of disease germs Cholera germs are killed in 15 mnin utes bby" lemon juice or -applem juice, coinsiderably diluted. -., If you squeeze a' lemnon into a glass of water: containing cholera germs :and let it stand 15 -or 20 minutes, you may drink thle water with impunity as the germs will be dead ; these., juices will' almost equally quickly' kill other disease germs. Instead of telling a man to have his stomach was,ied.out, we can now tell him to drink orange juice, whiclh will cleanse the stomach as thoroughly as a stomach-tube, pro vided it is not a case of gastric catarrh, in which there is a largo amount of. tenacious mucus adhering to the walls of the stomach. In or dinary cases of biliousness, foul tongue, bad' breath, sick-headache, and nervous headache, a fruit diet is a wonderful...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
A Shoemaker's Lwuer Restored to Regularity. The Case of Mr. F. MYERB. (By a Reporter.) On evenings when economy is being studied by turning out all the street lamps, and when the suburbs are plung ,el into darkness through the moon be rg obscured by passing clouds, a splen did oportunity to maltreat and rob re spectable citizens is presented to the garrotter, who strolls about in quest of likely subjects. Violent assaults are committed, and, in the absence of light, the victims are unable to recognise tueir assailants, who usually escape in tri umph. Althoughu Mr. Francis Mersa, of 2110 Graham-street, Port yMelbourne, suffered considerably he ultimately gained a victory over his opponent. MIr. Myers' anecdote is given in his own words. "Bootmaking and bead hbalt.h seem to go hand in hand, for I have suffered with my liver ever silce I have been at the trade, with the exception of the last year or two, since when I have been in grand fettle. I used to be alliclted with terrible drows...
A DETECTIVE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
i A DETECTIVE STORY. For somle tine past a large nuln her of spurious bank notes have been put Into circulation ih Warsaw, and the police were quite unable to trace the forgers up to a few days ago. n.n t The manner. 101whIch the gang }as; discovered, is curious A do??d?Ilcila" visit had to be paid to a house d i;nd 6on arrival of the oiblcerse no opposi tion was offered to :their entry In side one of the rooms, however, they found a man playing' a cabinet organ aind all the time the 'visit lasted the man remailled at the organ: 'As they. were about to leave the house the oflicer in charge of the police, being something of a musician Ilimself; 'asked the performer to play the fRussian National Hymn before they left. .This thlle man did, but the officer was not.pleased with the per formance, and complained that the player did not put enough expression into the melody. The, man explain ed that he was unable to do so,. as the loud pedal arrangement of the organ was .out of order. The p...
SECOND DAY, TUESDAY, 3RD MARCH. The AUTUMN HURDLE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
SECON'D DAY, TUEmIAY, SD iSARCII. Tlip AUTuMN HURDLE RAE i . Gosport ... ... .... I1 Martin ... .. . . 2 1)reyfu« or Seainan ... 3 AscoT VALI STiKE'. Duko of Orafteu ... ... I Czarovitch ... ... 2 Olerion or Sweet N.ll ... 3 S..The AUSTRALIAN Cu. . Two miles and a- quarter.. FHers Abundance; Vanity Fairp'Gre kI"' Muiiithclaka,- Biizi' Ir'well,' Acrsis/? and Seaport look buet, and place Great Sot ... ... I 'Vanity Fair .. .. 2 SAbnuilanct, Irwell, or Seaport 3 'The MACon STERPLEOCASBB. Freedom ... .. 1 .Kioa .. . ... 2 Arcadia or Syrnga ... BoURKR HANDICAP. Seven furlongs., . Purser ... ... .. 1 Manlock... ... . . 2 Milner, Irwell, or Lieitsnant Bill ... .- ... 3 Juxion HANDIOAP. . Six furlongs. S?eep Olean ... ... : Corroboree ... ,3. Velox or Praleen. . , .,.. 3.,
CHRISTMAS BILLS V. PANTON HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
CHIIIISTMAS IILLS V..PANTON HILL. Played at Panton Hill on the 7th and 14th .inst., resulting in an easy win for the visitors. Christmas Hills only hatted 8 men in their second innings, when they declared their innings cloesd. 'For the winners, f. Slarris made hilghest score (81); while for the losers W, Spry batted well in h,,oh innings, making 42 and 4G. Following are the scores: CIIHRISTMAS HILLS. First Innings. 'A. Dobat, b Plunkett ., 14 A, loan, b Spry ,.. 47 SO, Love b W. Cracknell ,.. 10 Cuasherland, b A. Cracknell 46 A. Love, b Spry ... .., If, Marrll, b pry .. 0 F, Dohnt, hA. Uracknell 0 G, Wllson, b Spry .,. 11 R Lwmian, o Plunkett, I Spry ,.. 1 Robertson, not out ,.. 0 0, Young, b Spry ... .. 0 llyes .. ,,. 9 141 Bowling Analysis, balls I runs w kt W, Spry . ... 41 17 6 W, Plunkett ... 88 17 1 W, Cracknoll,., 24 10 1 IC. Spry ,. 24 19 0 II. lloward ,,. 18 14 0 A. Cracknell ,.. 30 2$ $ Second lunnnls, tBlon, 1) W I Cracknell ... 10 A.i Iove, bPlunkett ,,. 19 A. 1, nlll, r...
BOURKE EVELYN CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
BOURKE-EVELYN CRIOKET ASSODIATION. We are requested to state that Mr. C. A. Whitty, of Mac's Hotel, lMel bourn., has offered " to give 10I 6d to the hiighest individual score in. batting, ales 10a d.ato the bet average, howler, match playing at Whittlesea of the combined cricket teams of the Evelyn and Gair cricket tantches." According to the dry"' the elubs take the following numbers : Arthur's Creek Central... I Whittlesea ... .... 2 Uppeir Diamond Creek 3 Diamond Creek... ... 4 Arthur's Greek ... ... 5 Greeneborough ... .. 6& SEooND ROUND. Jan. 17 & 24 Feb. 28 & Mar. 7 2.1 1v& 4v3 2v3 6v5 . v6 Jan. SI A aFeb. 7' March 14 & 21 1v4- . 3vl1 .3'r6 5v4. Feb. 14 & 21 "6r1 2v4 NoTE.-Two Saturdays vacant (27th December and 3rd January). The matches to he played on the grounds of the clubs first mentioned.
THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, 5TH MARCH. The PINES HURDLE RACE. Two miles. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
TuxnI DAY, TInUasDAr, 5TI MAROuii -The P wEs -al lyl p t urtt ; Two miles. My Mistake ... ... 1 AMatong ... ... ... 2 Vie, SpeclIntie-, or Estimator 3. ,, ELNM HANDIOAP, . " Seven furlongs. Loyal ... ... ... Oaptain Oarrington .,. 2 Killus, Sweet Nell, or Fishery 3 The AUTUYN iHANDIOAP. One mile lnd five furlongs, Mnutchaka ... ... Althiaie,.. ... ... 2 Acrslas or Rl.eal ... ,.. 3 The OCIIAIt'ln STAKIs. Three miles, The Victory ... ... 1 Wakeful... .., ... 2 Abaudatlnce or Footbolh ... 3 SBcaT STAKInts. Seven furlongs. I)ke of Oratoi ... ... 1 Oxrnvitch ,,l .. 2 Sea Knle or Velox... ... . ]ivEit IINUIOA,*' One IIil, and a quarter, DIivelvn ... . . .. 1 los. 1'tail ... ... Australian, Athilloora or Patronue ,., ,., 3
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endorning the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communications bearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EVELYN OBSERVER. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endorsing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communications bearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed and free from personalities, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publicatiou,but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THM DIDOR OPTRn. EVELTN OBSER R. rsisr,--In rep ly to r'.i orris' ioer of last week, I am sorry to see him write as he does, a nd certainly I don't want to make black appear white, but as it is hopeless to change his opinion, and equally as hopeless to change mine, it is not worth while in dulging in personalities. All I would ask the ratepayers and the public to do is this : Reemember the Horang members had no hand in 'commencing the law suits,'as wit ness the first case of Shanks v. the Council was brought about by Cr. lorris and his supporters declining to clean out the outlet drain from Craven's lane. This Mr. Shanks went. to lawswith them aloat, a...
STATE SCHOOLS' EXCURSION. [Newspaper Article] — Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record — 20 February 1903
STATE SCHOOLS' EXCURSION. The Eltham Board of Advice, with representatives from adj.cent ,districts, are arranging to have a State Schools' Seaside Excursion to Sandringham on Thursday, the ith March. A special train will leave Elthatu Railway Station at about 8 a.m.,'atoppiag at Greensborough and Heidelberg, .and will leave Sandringham oni the return journey at 6 pa.. The price of tickets is children under 16 years 10d, teachers and senior scholars ls 9d, and adults 2a 4d, which may he secured from Mr. John Jarruld, Eltham, Mr. R O. Harris, Kangaroo Ground, or the head teachers of the schools. We hope that the parents and friends will take up the matter heartily, so that the excursion may prove pleasant and successful.