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Bric-a-Brac. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 22 April 1892
Bric-a-Brac. Lord Carrington says there is little class hatred and religeonts preindice in Anatralia. A German Doctor finldt the hacillues of measles-so ,bat desee~ tis damned Terrible tlonds in the United States by which at . ast 250 lives have bean lost. Sir George Grey has attained his 50th birthday. Australian wool selling well in En.land. Hemy George's 'Single Taxs' principles are beinz favorably received i"n Russia. A rush for a train at ilampsteadl.near London on Easter Holiday. due to an on. coming storm, resulted in the death of 8 persons, and in the serious injury of lI others. R.The recent shipments of fresh fruit from South Africa to England have, from the prices realized, greatly delighted the ;rosers. and this success is regarded es a strung en eouragement to Australian growers. Edison has pertectedl a Ilyine mqehion to earry bombs for rain and war purposes.
A Darwinian Example. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
A Darwinian Example. A remarkable ease of disease is at present engrossing the attention of medical men in Austria. There is lying at the hospital of the city of Isbhl a patient afflicted with a bony excrescence protruding from between the lower cervical vertebra. The excresence has the form of a horn, and is round and straight, with a diameter of one and a half inch. It has grown to a length of about eigh inches, and would probably have been much longer by this time but for the fact that the point was broken ofeseveral times to be sent to the pathologic institute of Vienna for examination. There is no feeling in the horn, the breaking off of the points, which the patient did himself, causing him no pain whatever. At the root where the horn is attached to the spinal column it is soft and movable, but it rapidly grows hard and is like bone at a eshrt distance from the root.
Science of the Brain. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Science of the Brain. Paul Broca'e discovery that the brain is a eongeries of organs, each having ite special function is being confirmed by later re. aearches. Prof. Mathias Dural has had the opportunity of determining-by the post mortem examination of eleven persona who, during life, had been accidentahly deprived of the faculties of speech or the memory of words or certain letters of the alphabet-that the faculties of speech and memory of words rebjde in the second and third con. volutions of the brain. In each ease ex amined there had been injury or disease of these convolutions, destroying their funo. tions. Comparing Gambetta's brain with that of the late Dr. tlirtillon, an eminent statesman, Dural and Chudzinsky found that in the brain of the former the third or "Broaa'e convolution"-as the speech. centre is now called-is extremely developed, while in Bertillion'e it is reduced to its most simple expression. Gunbetta was active and loquacious; eortillion reticent and retiring...
TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. Broadford v. Tallerook, on the grond of the former. Brod ford team; J. Howden (cpt), Whyte, Hohmath, Marin, Horstall, J. MeRIe, Geo Bidast?p, Bloxham, Synon (i), Davri, Hoban (9), Lowry, MeNamara, A. Eaton, A.Telple, T. Hlardy. 1. MoLt d. A. Motlo. .Emetgenoies: P. Jones, .I Kenny, - Nish. Scsoot RagutsITES.-'A complete as sortrent at .J. S. Brown's-ADvrT.3
The Anglesey Election. DECLARATION OF THE POLL. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
The Anglesey Election. --- e - DECLARATION or THE POLL. IIMa Mu.croX, the returning oficer for Anglesey, made his offcial declaration of the poll before alarge crowd in front of the shire hall Alezandra on Monday afternoon, Mr. McKenzle. the newly retuned member. being present. He announced the result of the voting to be :-McKenzie, 1170; Hunt, 1103 ; and declared the forner duly elected. Mr McKenzie on coming fet werd, was re cenved with loud cheers, and in returning thanks said the battle had been one of the most severe that had taken, place in the 'onimpa onto te conatest. 0 itid not 'emanate from himrel'f r his supportcrs; and he deeply regretted that such should have crept into the election, Throughout the campaign he had spoken straight and fear. leasly and his actions in Parlisment would be conducted on the same lines. He was returned as a representative, not as a Caere delegate, the latter being a position he would reluse :to aceept under any circumstances; His first duty wo...
[COPYRIGHT.] Fernbrook's Double. A Romance of Maoriland. CHAPTER XVII.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Fernbrook's Double. Romance of Maoriland. ----++-- BY ATfnA Wrtsnvni. CiIAPl'Elt XVII.-(CONTINUED.) And Ferinbrook turned suddenly to to the huge mirror opposite, and, beckon ing his companion to follow his example, the two men stood looking at each other for several acconds. " You see how minutely we resemble each other. How easy for the criminal to step into the shoes of the honest man. Why one's bosoim friends would be at a Ic:s to say positively which the thief, and which the gentleman, under the circum stanrces." "'You are right," returned Victor ltlspraot. "I see the advantage the con vict may derive from his wonderful like ness to-ahall I say myself ? Luckily, I am in posesselon, and that is in itself an ad vantage against usurpation." "'ernbrook smiled: ''A.i the fox peeped out then," he re sponded. "The lions skin will not serve at all times. Victor Manprat, you have had a long innings, but you are stumped ot Inst." Thi convict sat down with a dull thud, and his face worked...
BANQUET TO MR. McKENZIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
BANQUET TO MR. MicKENZIE. At a meeting held by Mr. McKenzie's local Executive-Committee on Wednesday night it was resolved that the members, in conjunction with the committees in other parts of the electorate, rhould form them selves into a committee for the purpose of arranging a banquet ce behalf of the new member, to take place locally during next month. It was agreed that prominent mem bers of the Legislative Assembly should be invited to be present, and that the occasion should be made a formal expression of con gratulation ca the success of the undertak ing. As a further testimony to the high regard in which the member is held per su»lly. it may be mcnti;ned that a resgol tion was pacred, by way dt crs'ir oent, that t::* r-hole ef. tie eb.eon esp-arse for Broadford shou!d be paid ?y the local ee. actlve. Tie money was immediately sub scribed.
Marriage as Good as a failure. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Marriage as Good as a failure. "Fadder, vat vas all this fn de papers about marriage van a failure ?" '" Go vay, lesao ; you van too young or., tirely to know romedings about marriage, I mein eon." " But, fadder, I yas a big boy now, and I want to keep postedl." " Vell, and vet was it I must dell you?" V" as marriage trccly a failure fadder?" "elil, I tell Iou," Laid the, father, im. preeeively. "U L you marry a real rich woman, marriage vas sometimes as goot oa a failure." The toper has a natural horror of a watery grave. A mew.sec.'em a1ui:--A picture of a cat watching mice. Mike : " Fwhat's a microbe, lat?" Pat : " Sure, 'tie the cost invisible thing ye iver saw." Il' xRNS was not a great writer.' .No, but he was a tower of strength to his stationer.' Sometimes when a man is put on his mettle the material is brases. Mudge: " I'd much rather a man called me a knave than u fool." Yaboley: " Of course. It's the truth that burtE." " I say, Cholly, how do you reckon a man acquiabe a f...
NOT HIS FAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
6CT 015 FAULT. "Ugh," grooled a Fiinder LsJne maer. chant to a clerk who Ihad made a bad break with a good oustomecr, "how old are you anyhow 1" " Twenty-four, sir." " Where were you born 2" "In Ballarat, air." * What day of the yecr 2" "First of April, air." "Poor fellow, you nevr got over it, did you I I'll not be hard on you this time, but don't let it happen again."
Humorous. Pat's Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
112no1 ro0ts. Pr?:~' P?ecceal Dear DB'dy, O.'e .c !er.t-r heart That poverty cnu't toughen, But the i it'e uancht:'id It reeda ittlte etutlit'. A nich it it, intt IInlttre made For you to rcrateh arcrrd ic A lryarden that the shweteet buds Of love and faith tri fIcuLd in. ' I'd half a tooird to aLction iti This tinimint Oi'm praiein', But thin Oi thbought O:d ax, me dear, EI 'twouldn't be in sayRon To name the hid-the only tid That Oi'd be etiefoied wid. Ooh, Biddy ! there I towid you twaice The witch Oi'd be lloied wid."
Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Football. Broadford v. Sunday Creek-The football season was formally opened on Saturday last, when the above cinbs tried conelusions on t e ll ground. T.4e game resulted in a win for Broadford; the scores being. Broad. ford, 5 gfale 14 bebinda; Sunday Crcek, S go&as, 4 behinds.
Broadford Shire Council. MONDAY, APRIL 25, 1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Brodflord Shire Council. ,IONDAY, APRIL 25, 1892. Tula ordinary meeting of the Broadford Shire touncil took place at the Me chanics' Hall on the above date. There were present Crs. McLeod (President), Holwell. Doherty, Ferguson and Lloyd. The minutes of the former meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPOND]xiCE. From the Treasury, Melbourne, for warding the sum of £405 19gs d, the share of the Government subsidy due to the Shire for the year ending 1892. The Secretary notified the receipt of same which he had banked to the ac. count of the Shire Council. He also an. nounced a credit balance there of £13 9s. From the Department of Public Works stating, in reference to a letter received from the Brcadford Council, that the sums allowed the Broadford and Yea Shires in respect to border floo u damages, were to be spent to the best advantage by the shires in questi8n, but they were to carry out the work con-. jointly. The Secretary mentioned he had con ducted some correspondence with th...
Dairy Dots. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Dairy 5Doti. ho long line of padigree will counteract d poor appetite and weak digestion in a calf, A TAoLcsroonrnL of prepared rennet in a can of warm milk is good forindigestion and bowel complaints. Tau oldest and best posted dairyman does not claim to know all about dairying, He knows too much for that. Ae early, vigorous and uninterrupted growth is a good guaranty of future use. fulness, either in milk or butter prodnu. tion. iVuVr fed a variety a calf will eat more and do better than it will on a single food. Variety is not only relished, but it aide digestion. Ira calf has a poor appetite and is dainty about its food, there is something wrong about its digestive organs. It will not pay to raise each a calf. USE only the best salt that you can get in your butter.' Look to quality and not to price. It costs more to make a pure salt than it does to make that of inferior quality. the difference in price between the best salt sod the ordinary is so small that it hardly amounts to ...
The Butter Value of Milk. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
The Butter Value of Milk. One of the most astonishing things in the world is the looseness with which business connected with agrioulthral pursuits has beenconducted. We have asked many men in our lives what the value of individual cows in the herd was, and they did not know. We have said: You keep your cows for the butter they make, do you t Yes, of course, would be the reply. Special atten. tion was given to butter making, and yet these people could not tell whether a cow was paying a profit or making a loss all the time, Other kinds of business are not con. duoted in that way. But the full milk creamery system has been conducted in the same way. The system of the oountry grocery store which buys all kinds of batter at the same price has been practiced in the sreameries in buying milk. Yellow milk, white milk and blue milk have all brought the same price. It is all wrong. Hold the individual cow rerponsible and hold the milk producer responsible. If the cow pays, keep her; if she ...
Alone. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Alone. -4- Ah, mel for the halcyon dy.s of youth. W\hen eurrounded by all that 1 loved, I looked upon life as a radiant truth, Nor dreamt that I e'er coutd be moved With the feverish desire to rcam o'er the world Which has since my poor soul to dark misery buried. For when to the place of my birth I came And asked for my loved and my own, The triends of the past scarcely remembered my name The soulsof my dear ones had flown.
Natural Dairy Cows. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Natural Dairy Cows. " There is no such thing as a natural dairy cow. A good dairy cow is an artificial creation." So says a writer. If every cow is not a natural dairy cow we do not under. stand what natureis. It will not answer to point to the limited milk production of the wild cow to show that nature did not intend her for milk. It is true that the wild cow has been improved, but ehe has been im proved on the direct line of nature. The domestio animal is given an opportunity to do all that nature endowed her with the ability to do. She gets more food, and, upon the whole, better food than she gets in a wild state. After admitting that the milk pro docing machinery of the now has been enlarged and strengthened-not artificially, however-it is the better feeding that does the business, When the cow does not pay, the fault is attributable to bad feeding, if the cow is a good one., Thereis nothing connected with the dairy cow that is of more importance than feeding, Give her the food ...
Farmer How to Get the Cream. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
Farmer IIow to Get tihe Cream. Shallow setting furnishes a large surface :posure of the milk to the air and to the ,attom and sides of the vessel, conditions vhich are very favorable to the cosgulation :: fibrin, and which would be expected to .ive a slow and imperfect creaming. In reality this is the case, as milk set in this manner is not usually skimmed until after thirty-six hours. By this time some acid is developed which tends to neutralise the effects of the fibrin clots so that a fair de. gree of creaming is obtained, not, however, ?s good as may be obtained by ice setting in ten hours, if the most favorable conditions are obtained. There is a very general opinion that cold materially interferes with the separation of cream when shallow setting is used. This is a mistake; cold favors the separation of steam more in shallow pane than in deep cans, as the former present more surface to the milk than the latter, and are therefore more conducive to the clotting of the fibrin. th...
Sandhurst District Prospecting Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 29 April 1892
nSRanIdhurst )lstrict Prospect ing Board. A xxzrmto of those desirous of obtain ing assistance from the Prospecting Vote 1862-93, for local mining pur. poses, waited upon a section of the District Prospecting Board which sat yesterday morning at Bidstrup's Rote. for that purpose. CROWN MINr, RlEDT CREET. Mr. 0. . M. Ross made application for and labor. Comzissioner,.(to Mr. Ross): Is the Doyle's abandoned ? Witness: No not yet. Com.: What are you doing I Witness: We are sinking a drive East for the Langridge lode. Com,.: What distance are you in ! Witness : 220 feet. Com.: What do you propose to do Witness : To continue the drive, bus as we hare exhausted our funds we are compelled to wait for assistaSce'. Com.: How far do you ptopose tJ go with it Witness: We expect to cut stone almost immediately-we do riot anti cipate actually requiring all the money we ask. Com.: What results have teeI ob tained from this lode on the adjoin:ng claim Witness : They obtained from 13 to 14 ounces t...