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GENERAL GORDON. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
Last Sunday evening, the Rev.' F. L. Wilson delivered a discdurse on "General Gordon in the Shire Hall,'there beiing present a'vdry largo ;congregation. The hall wasi not'only crowded, but there were many standin? all: round the building, unable to ganii admittance. The preacher, after referring to the early life of Gordon, gave a rapid sketch of. his career from the tine. when he first appeared on the battle .t'+z ,,?r;; Se.hful n lwonkJan._,. 1855. to tie year 6 uu, witen lie was ap omted by the Chinese Government as commander of thli "Efer Victorisus :'Army,'" which was: then operating against the rebels, and tlhrough his instrumentality the rebellion was lirobight tb an end. In 1874 he was called by the Khedive of Egypt to succeed Sir Samuel'Baker as Governor of the tribes in' Upper" Egypt. In 1884, Gordon wies asked to proceed to Khartoum on behalf of the British Government to arrringe for the retirement of the Egyptian garrisons ii Upper Egypt. He consented to do so, andi''add...
CORRESPONDENCE. EUROA WATER TRUST. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER.) [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
:EU OA. WATER TRUST.- ? 1(To THaE mnrTO oF TH ? ADVERTISER.) .'si,-- wrould crave a small spico in vour ;ect is:uo in crder to reply to some coiinents of your corresnondent " Inco" in the lettter ci "Yan Yean" in a pre vious issue, re n water supply to Euroa. He cridently labours under a mistaken idea when he supposes that the Council, should they adopt " Yan Yean's" sugges tion, would expend one farthing of the ritepayeyrs money. For his information I will mention the steps that they would adopt, viz., the establishment of " Water Trust," the .fands for carrying ouit the scheme would come from the Government and not the pocket of the ratepayers, as asserted by "Incog "-who is evidently lsiling on an :' uuknown;' track in this matter. Perhaps this explanation may suflice to enlighten him. - Yours, &c., A RETIOUL.ATOR. "
VIOLET TOWN POLICE COURT. Tuesday, March 17. (Before Messrs. Crocker, and Linard J's. P.) DEBT. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
VIOLET TOWNN POLICE COURT. Tuesday, March 17. (Before Messrs. Crocker ,and Linnrd O J's.P.) W: T. Sa~ibell v.- W.' Whitoe'goods sold £8 14s. lld.- hNo appearance of the defendidat;. Verdictifor the amount with Ss., costs. S FRAinD SU??ONSES. . SThomasCoughlan .v.. Alos anderlorsle -Action for the deferdant'to sh. cause lwhy he did not pay the amouint of £15 amined and deposed that he ressided at West Melbourne:. He was. a:ware.that an order had been made against hiim.for,the amount clained on the 19th April,. 188L He had paid 0Os. of the amount,. yt hand no means of paying the .blance i .. 'To Plaintiff: He promised to-?pay as soon as possible. He was only, employed for two or.thiire days per.week at.therol-, ling nsills; lie had a family of three; he only made about 25s. per week. The bench made an oider for.£1,.to be paid to the Clerk of ,Ptty.. Sessions ei;ery" four. weeks in default of not paying regularly. the 'whole amount to become due, ii de faiuIt of that the defenclda to b...
VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
IVILRET -TOW1.N '- T Vyp"B --.-W i -. Tle Violil Towin acei will be held on Tues4ay iu?rt; und from the vry libural prograseiro PviroMed. aero..wld .c a gob trzdarf.: It is to ha fiopld ttii.1 the ~esi,~dt, of Eurca and the distrct will' attenld in lii fores, as th Violt?I 'c4Jil peoplt alswry patronise the St. .ji'. ' ,Dy lSporti r osat lberJll.,;:y . .- ... A cricket mbntchrlis-l'e played ci:Satutr day nert b?tween tL" Vislet 'oiWnrclub and Winding Creek,'players to be bhoýse on their, ground.,',Play to cominence at .one o'clou?. ' " Mri. *Thms iAKelly had a two days general cleaiing off a?le of his stock &c., 'in Cowslip Street.. alegrr. Slee, Ogilby and Co., beJig thi' r ,alcsmen. 'lle sale was most successful. 'Mejars Slee,-Ogilby and Co., at: the close of the sale-tataed that they 'ioijli conduct sales m9ntlly. in. :their yards of stock of all descriptions; first sle to'somimence on Monday next. Mr. Kellock, blacksmith, met with a nasty A;:ccident on Tuesday, wwile in ...
V. R. C. AUTUMN MEETING. Melbourne, Thursday night [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
V. B. C. AUTUMM MEETINGT" Br Er.acraso Tzx.noaras, (raox ouaow- conassmx1 .? ?) - M1elbourne, Thursday niglit . Corinthian Cup. Happy Thoughts 1; Sheet Anchor 2 ;Coronet, who started a lwarm Ifavorite; last It is re ported that £50,000 c nged' hads over the race. - Steeplechase, -Echo,: 1 Mforven, 2. This was a most aensatioal race. Thi rider of the winner was thrown:-fron' his horse when half-round,: bt 're mounted and w.on amidst the gre test excitement. The'. horse was heanily backed by the public.; Bourke Handicap -St. .Jihn a complete outsider, woei with ese-. ";:
EUROA RACES SUBSCRIPTION LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
EVIoA n3Mic swmUaMCixIP1ZoS ]LI~". The following is a list of subscribers to- : the forthcoming :races .to be. held on St.: "" Patrick's Day, -the. 17tli of March.; , : . Collected by Mr. P.M. . Messrs. M. Garrett; £2; P. Mahoney,. "Is.; G. Connors, 7s. Gd. .A. Miller,.5s. Patt, £1. ; Early, 5. ; J. Foster, Ois.;; J.-. Ferguson,- 5s ;. P.:,.Costilla, 5a. ;-O. G':. Bradford, 5s:";? A. Welsh, 5...; A. Livery. ...: : ; W. Johnson, -.2s Od.:; J. J. Sinclair, "': I :s. : A. Cox, 5s. ; GGane, Ss. ; T. Yomg. . . 2s. 6d. ; W; Parsons;.".s. ; T.- Collins,; , 5s.; P. M'Leaa,.l1.-s:?? ; W.Wilson, 5s. ... A. Anderson, bar ; _Speiicer,-;, ?&; . i;,. '. M'Guiness, £11s.; J.. Brenoclc,2s..Gd.; S. Becroft, 2s. Gd.; W. Grattn, 5s. ;,A.., Sinclair, 2s. Gd.; J. Fough~t, 2s.,6d.; P. Crosby, 10s.6d. ; T. Foaby.5s.,;P . M ,or - 5s. ; A. Alin, 5s. : ,l.. ., ,: .- . Collected by Mr. P ." M'Cr.us . :,- ; "Messrs. P. F. M'Cluskey, -£L is.; D.. A. Casement, £1 Is. y' A. J4 Satchwell, £1 Is. ; J. Birke...
Arrivals of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
Arriv*tls of Malls. i MAs arrivo at Violet Town Post Office as follows': Fromn-Melbhourne dail 1035 ia.hi, asid 7.20 p.m. "From. TaImlei~gh; Tai'?jeugh Northli aid Can iambo-Mondays .Wedneysdays, 'aid Fridays, 4.30 p.m. *.' - d :'i "' Fr6ni'Marraweeiey,; Bolo, and Stirath bogio Nortlh-Tuesd ~yss and Fridays; 6.30 p.m. From Gowangardibc,-Tuesdays, and Fridays 10 a.m. From Barrington's, Cniaambo-Mon ays, Tuesdays, and ]iridays, 4.30 p.m.
LONGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
LONGWOOD. . A public meetyngiwas held a short time, ago at Old Lonigwood to elet a conimittee for the purpose of getting up a teanmeeting to raise sufficient funds to piesent the Rev. Mr. Johnson, who is connected with. the Church of England mission at Sey mour, and who offiiates here: once- a fortnight, with a puie of sovereigns as W slight recognition of his valuable services, &c. The following gentlemen wereunan imously elected -as a committee, vi.:. Messrs. Boulton, Maxfield junr., Tubb, IRichey, Becioft, Kibble and' Nicolson;ý It was resolved that each, member work energeticallyto make the affair a, suecessi J. Maxfield was appointed secretary, and Mr. Boultoa treasurer.- It was also re solved that the' lady' friends of zthe; committee be asked to prepare the supplies of good things, friends outside to con-. tribute eggs,-butter and fruit.- Early .on the day of the tea meeting, severalt members of the committee proceeded to decorate the hall with roses, ferns and' everg...
VIOLET TOWN POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
IIVIOLET: .TOWN ,PO'ST OFFICE." " Depsurtiurd of MafulM. MAnL close at. Violet THwn Post Oflice its follows:' .: -,,-*'.,r - ._'' For Melbourne daily at 9.30 a.'ii.,. aiid' 5.30 p.nm. For Tamileiigh, Tanleugh Nortlh,(loose blg,), and Caniauibo--Mo3days, ' Wedins 'days, and Fridays. Mails made ui pre vious night 8 p.n.' S'For Mairraweeney (loose bag) Bolio (loose bag), and Strathbogie North (loose 'bag)-Tuesdays, and Fr-idays, 10.40 p.m." For Barringtoii's, Caiinambo (loose bag) -Monldays, WednesdcLys, and Fridays. Mails: smade up revious night 8 p.m in
TRADES CRICKET CLUB v. LEWIS'S ROVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
OalA? ES VECI'kRT ?LU :V.o xzawxa's -serta srs: ·v .....LEBWIS'S M.Bovt'lllt. -,:. A match.for a dinner'. -played- on, Wedneisday after?oonbetzween twod'le?e?v : They. were apta'ne-'d respcetively. S5 Sinclair and Lewis ;the'former havingwon the toss sent the , Bovers toi the wickets The following are the scores: G. Barrett, b Nelson, O;' Overdon b Graham, 0; C. H. Lewis (captain), c Jane, b Graham,-14; A. Weir,- b Nelson, 11; F. Hobbs, c Nelson, b. Graham, 5,; Murphy, b Nelson, 4': J. Neil, (run.tout) b Graham, 0; 0W. Munro, b. Nelson,0' Gregory, b Sinclair, -4;J. Hartley,(nt out); Byes 10. Total 51.' " T?arnS 131. ]IxrS.-s;: . Nelson, b Weir, 2'; .Fowler, b Weir, 0; .L Simpson, b Lewis, cWeir, 3; DeBoos, b Weir, 0; Graham, b Lewis, .1; Siiclair, b Lewis, 29; M'Leod, b Weir, 3 ; Jane, I Weir, 18; Rothery, b Weir, 9; Dabb.i i Lewis, 2; Jensen,.7 (not.ot) ;Byes 2 ; Leg Byes 1. :Total 77. Snovras 2ND. s snmos. Lewis, b .Nelson, 17; Neill, c Nelson, b Graham, 2; Weirb Nelson8 ;Ovendoa,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
VALUABLE TRUTHS: I -you Tre a Minister, LnLd haveo ovr " 'taxed youscel witli your pastoral :'duties, ora Mother;worn out'with care "~ ' 'and work, .. HOP B.TTERS WILL. RESTORE YOU SR I A'N' PB ORU , BEST OLD IRISH WHISKY: Manufctured. by.Young, King and o, S. ,of Belfast." , ..i Agents for Euroa: J. ' IE. HANDBURY :and CO, .Spirit Merchants, Euron :T H M YL E,' . (lite Limd Officer, Senmour.) GOVERNMENT 'AND GENERAL AUCTIONEER; Stock,, 'Landid;- Insurmnce "iiid CGeneral -*" "'Conmmission Agent, S Y., -?.V O.T UR.. Business of all kindi ;with :the Landas-:; S Depiartiie nit Conducted. * ,i:; . : r'Agcntfor: . :- Royal Fire Inisurnce Comnpany., , Colonial Mutual Life Assunice . Society, S (Limited.) ;, TO:,FARMERiS _.OTIHEIS.' The Lannl lJortla'h;e Jtanik o f " Victorlia (Limitei). S EsTA SI1HE 18C4:' HEAD OFFICE: Collins Street East, . "' -,M.oi t :e'. . .. . i STlic Hon;:R:';D.iReid, Chairnmianl i .' To:lnas Smith,-:Esq.-,J.P.,: :r-.,' i ' George Wilson;' Esq., J.P.,- . Patrick O'B...
A GAMBLER'S FATE. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
A GAM BLERl'S jATEi . AitoG lthel iniiuiier iblo ane.dote re lettel of fl ruin of persoirs ; it'iy there is. oune .orth relating whici:re furs to a 'rIr. Poitecr, iur inglis?h g?e.nti.e mlan, who, in the reigrn of, Queun -Anne, ISSssCi'ssld oe of tlh?e- iet" estiates "ihn Nortflu,,iberia-u id,- te wholer' of' ii ich he los t * it.rd li iiil. i.twelven monthsi According, to thei story ,told* of' .thisr inadrini;n, .ur we cau call lirn. nothrll else, wlhei.Iri6 ehad jiust; conmplleteil trle loss of Inis last acre at i ganimling-lhouse iixi Londoii, and I as proceeding' d6wn 'stirs to~ thiro Iihiiisclf 'inrto' itolris cahrriiego tW carry:- hirin to Ilis -irose in town, lie resolved upon hiiviyg on'e tlrv iv inore to try to retrieve his: losses, and ininiedia ely 'returned - to, tli? roonii lihlcre' the play wvas goiing ol' ' Nerved for.tlih wors"t ti'it might i ai ppen?, e ih sisted tlitat thd'e .personr 0lwhom he hid been playing with shoulld give him. n.ie more chanco of. recovery, o...
DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
Mn. OSCAr XI LDS,- lecturingin England recently on dress, said that there had been an increased iattetion to airt-principles within the past few years; indced, it was imposible 'to go into liouses witlhotii libeing struck' witli the change thit' has taken pl? ce-Lwith the greater feeling foir colou'r iindfor deliscya of foifin that was manifested. Yet .the apparel of the people had not been -touched, and whenever art had really been an influ ence in a nation costume had -been' the great7:thingS;thlt; ,had- shown. iit : in. any of the great artistic ages the principles that inslpired the airchitecl ure of the noble cathedral or stately palace would;betraced' in. the.; ordinary, dress: of the citizen. This showed that art. touched everytliing in like; ieven down to the very simplest things. With us it was n:ot?~; There was a- greatig?p between the decoration of our houses anditlfe- dresses of our people-though the house shroild only be a baclkground for the men and women iWho lived in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
S. Meetlni.. . .., EUROA RACES. A MEETING of tho - Euroa Race SStewards and Collectors will be held o0' SATURDAY EVENING (to-morrow) at 8 o'clock sharp. - - , : Secretary. Lost eft. TRATED into my PADDOCK a Red Sand White BULLOCK (fat) braiided O off rump; owner can have him-by pay ing expenses. JOHN GIBSON, S hean's Creek. .TRAYED, into my Paddock, a BAY S SADDLE MARE, no brand visible. Owner can have same by paying expenses. J..-BRADSHAW, . Violet Town. :'Matrimonial Notfies. A YOUNG GENTLEMAN in good position would like to CORRES POND with a YOUNG LADY with a view to MATRIMONY is Tall Fair and Young under 25. Photos exchanged. Is a native and would like partner same. Writo roon or you may lose a good chance. A. L. F., James street, Tara dale. A YOUNG GEN'1'LEMAN, resident of the district, desires to correspond with a young LADY, with a view to MATRIMONY. Address, X. Y. Z., Post Office, Euroa. P. 8. having received everal communi cations from Euroa, Gooram, Benalla, St. James and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
M?RS. CREE begs to inform the:.resi dents of Enroa, and vicinity, "'that she has remov'ed to the premises.lately occupied by Mr. O'Shea in Kirklan-" street, Euroa. Whereby strict attention to business she hopes .to receive a continu ance of the patronage, accorded:to her' late husband and to herself. MR. H. H. REEVES. TEAOHER of Piano, Theory Singing and Diawing. :Euroa:_Terms on application to tne'a e address Mr.1 Reeves has vacancy 'for two mus pOr upils at Violet Town. Repairs Neatly executed at Shortest Workmanship and Material Guaranteed. : A. SIEBERT, Tceacher of Music. S.ESIRESto announce to the public of Euro,; iait having taken up his re sidence here, will receive pupils for Violin and Brass Instiruments, also Piano and Singing. . C. A. S., rusta to give every satisfac tion and desilsi the support and patronage of the residents of Euroa. Piano's carefully and thoroughly tuned 10s. 6d. in towiishp; .15. outside and neighbouripg townships., Orders oab)t. or otherwise `promnpt...
NEW PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
N 1 EW. PrROPRIETAR Y. E,.sEwnERE will be found an advertise ment notifying that Mfr. T. Ford has becone the proprietor of this journal. Mr. Ford was negotiating for the pur chase of the property previous 'to the sale to Mr. Smith, but,owing to pressure of business engagements, was unable to fulfil his apporintment with Mr. Neale: On Tuesday morning last, Mr. Ford. visited Euroa, and a few .hours after his arrival, he was so pleased with the .dis-. tri?t and' its -prospects, that a liberal. offer was made "to Mr 'Smith"for his good-will,imnd ultimately accepied: We enter into "these particulars 'iii order to • lea?ial lot -©ie autr l Iplxase. ý?ll &Irurr.' 1l: has been connrected' with journalism' since his boyhood, arid has, by s erling perseverance, ability,., and :integrity, pushed his way. through the ranks in every department of the printing busi ness, besides havin, gained laurels in the :literary World. .For, the- past few years Mr. F&d : has- 'occupied an imp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
PAPER/ $AGS, I- ,. -.. TEA PAPERS;' =i) --'..:1 "3.I ';-f " i: .'.. .. :"'. 1f': , : STATIONERY, &c. "ADVERTISER" Omce neal Storekeeper, •Has always konbiand 'o sale.." " ' GR CERIES .,i of f; -ll'kidds, ': : " ck , - . . ;alvansed Iron: 'Fencing wire (best brand ) S getfort o.. :....... N ZE ALIND LOAN AND MERCAN/TLE AGLNCX CQ ah.daonnmade agans : G: :i n an ?Vool., i. A gent for.the '.: SMelbourne, ", _'.! ''" Aent for the MU'TUL ,LSSURkNCE SOCIETY ,: , OFrVICTORIA.: Agent for 1%'Corimackk Reaper ,and Twine i,2.iBinderandother "'r. r:.? i ncu sf 'ine ; ?lii.1'. ::- ," ·_ DOBIE S SEED2SOWER, PETER BEY'SDOU .LE , CTION? .. .. "'2 ''. : J v1. ~ý }1.i:)1 ," )? . .i The mostjLabour Savitg Churn, , ;'~: nown: . :: 1'. : . . . . ' "; . . 1 . . . . CashlBuyer lall' Farmi Prod' FRUIT TREES A MELBOURNE S.:-PRICES. .. . 02(', TiE .:SHORTE.ST" NOTICE.:, .I ".. T LK E; ::. MUTi ,A.LASSURANCE- SO CIETYx : OF VICTORIA' (LIMITED.) :HeadOfi, 9.. Little Collis- .K: street, West Melbourne.` ...
LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
LOCAL MARKETS The local mill reports having purchased lduring week, over; 300 bags of wheat and -1000 bags oats, at the following prices : 'Wheat, 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 McDonnell hand -threshed seed wheat, :and also .Iniperial ;variety. Splendid sample Tartarian oats •for sale, about 100l ags,+ yield 8 bags to' the acre. i :,. . Mr. P. F. McCluskey reports haviig ;purchased for the week : 25 bags of wheat -50 bags of oats,25. bags of, barley,. at the .following prides :-Wheat of good quailty in new bags, 3s 2d; oats, 2s 4d; . barley, -4s. 2d: . Mr. D. A. Caseinent" reports ".having bought for Derham and' Co :--300. bags oats up to 2s. Odr; Mr C. L. Deboos reports prices locally as follows. Fresh butter 8d to 1Od Potted butter 6d to,74d. .Egge, As. Fowls, 2s to 3s per pair. . . . Ducks 3s per pair. Turkeys 5s to 10e per pair. Sheepskins 3d to.4'd, 44d:'"" t .? Hides 2d to 2d. ?:",: : 1Kangaro'oskinu ...
GAZETTE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
QAZEETTE WOTICE5. The followirng notifications appeared in Friday's (Gacette - Licenses cancelled: -Strathbce Saiw mill Company, Wondoomarook . Applications" for leases aIppiovd: James . Hartley,. Edward Sdoreisen, Eurna:. " :. . The .accounts of the. Euroa cemetery show a credit balance of £9 3s. .In.the house of .Lords on the. 2nd. of March. His Royal- Highness the Duke of. Cambridge, Commander.in-Chief of the. British Army, .stated that the offers of military assistance, on" the part of all the colonies, hlid been absolutely accepted in case the troops .were required, and that the War Office wereonly discussing detail coonected with the .employment, of. the. forces. In any case a long delay : as un likely .to occur. in the inatter-Tcle graplh. . . .
CRICKET. STRATHBOGIE V. VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 6 March 1885
CRICKET. "STRATIBOOIE V. VIOLET TOWS. A cricket ma'tch:was played i:' Satur day. last, between the Violet TOin aind Strithbogie cluls, and resulted in a vic tiry for'the locals by 110 runs." Davis;, Johnson, and Grogan, bein the oily ones who reached' double figures.' Johriston played sterliiig cricket foi 51, hii'ihttting being-,first-cl."iss, while DaVisa ticledd hiil ujt with a ,well got 58, principally' by 'leg h?tse? Grogan caiuol next with 2:; iaelrgot by '-straight drives, while Emmuett Brothers were the most successful" fol the visitors. The following are the scores : -OLET -TOWN . Johnston; b Houle .. ,51 W. Grogan, c& b Emmett ... .21 Davis, clIome, b Emmett .:: 58 Neil, b Emmnett, .. " .. 3" M'cSliane 1.i b- w. b omo 4 " Dr~ewitt, -b Emmett.. ... : . 2 Sandersbon; b Home 0 SBe"s .(thrown out) ... ... 5 :Turnbill (thrown out)'... . . Williams, ,b Home . ..?,' 1 J. White (not out) ""`Byes ... .. ..-. 22 Leo Byes ... .. 1 S, :Total . . . ,189. W-Eniett (runnut) ... A...