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Melbourne Letter. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
Mellourtlaro ictir. ,----:o--- [on oue ows cOfRREEPONDetNT.J TuESDAY. TFKE annotincemlent that there is a disposition, on the part of the Govern ment to send to America.for agentleman to manage our railways, does not meet with general .favor; and, little wonder, in face of the fact that there is hardly a ' single railway in the United .states which has been administered with sufficient ability to keep it from insol vency. The suggestion put forward by Mr. Shiels when he was in the office, l namely that periodical conferences or consultations amongst the senior offices of the Railway l)epartment, should take place, was undoubtedly a good one, and should be tried before we admit that thle colony does not possess men of sufficient ability to control one of the great departments of the State. The trouble into which an ex-member of Parliament has got hIimself, may lead to fresh evidence concerning the dis appearance of the mace. Mr. John Frock, it will be recollected, was stated by wines...
ASSOCIATION MATCHES. BROADFORD AT RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
ASSOCIATION MATCIIES. EROADFORD AT RAILWAYS. Tit_ match was played on the Seymour Show grounds in the prescace of aboui t150 spectators. Broadfordl won the toss and sent ,he Railways to the wickets. Houston and Daly opening to the howling of II. I:Pther gill and Agg. Dal' hoisted one over the fence for four and Hlfousttn drove nice!y for three. A bye was run and from the next hall Daly retired Ib.w. Cameron was dis. posed of for nil, and BUrne for a sintle. Wil mntt tifer scoring four runs succumbed to Agy. and-f -eo.tlyadd4d one bqiore Fothergill stta is tinmbers. Iloutcn, who during this tIine had been sc4ring rapidly, hit one off Agg high intothe ai and was well caught by the last named, the scorn now showing 6-S-40o. laichkins and Orchard put on 34 runs before a separation was effected by a clever catch by Smith Claecv filled the breach and Orchard was bowled by Fothergill. as also was Grah.an, without scoring. Mlclonahlt was the last man and carried his bat, Clancy being well c...
Wandong. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
[cRot A coRrEsPONDEtT.. T WANDONG NEWS. - A very pleasant c social evening was held here on the 22nd ult. in honour if Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell who are leaving the district. Mr. Mitchell has filled the position of Station.master here for the past two years, and the news that he would be leaving was received with ex pressions of regret on all sides. The social. which was a very representative one, those I present numbering about loo, took the form of music, songs and dancing. The programme presented by the committee of management was a very attractive one, and all present thoroughly enjoyed themselves. At about t1.30 supper was announced, and Mr. J. N. Ryan speaking on behalf of the residents of Waonda g, said he wished Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell health, wealtht, and pros. perity in their new home. i!e was sure they would long be remembered by the people here, Mr. Mitchell having endeared him. a self to all those who came in contact with c him, whether oflicially or privately, by his y court...
ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
/ODINARY MEETING. Cr. Hunt moved t5at ordinary meet g stand adjourned until next Tues \y'i. Pullhrool, contractor, asked Swhat contractor. would' do for money if Smeetings were ad?j irned ? Mlr. Conabre : have you a certifi cate from theengileer MIr. Pulhbrool No, one work is oassed, and the 4her is ready to pass. Cr. Conaberi We are going to meet o ?Tuesda next. ;Mr. Pullbro : It is a case of live horse uitil the ass grows. Cr. Conabe seconded Or. Hunt's motion which s carried. The meetin lien adjourned.-"Free Press." Never spr e eggs. It lowers the heat instantll d sometimes kills the chicks. S\Vhen chit begin to hatch two or three days I the proper time, the heat has bet" high. Do not ta iled ggs to market. A nsat clean eggs looks better, and Sthough the II for no more money, they will : uch more qulickly. A quick salek anly worth securing. It 'vhen gath the soiled ones are put pbdc 1 jf ed, theq all will be clean,.
THE HEALTHY DRUMMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
THE HEALTHY DRUMMER. -0- " How'm I feeling !" echoed the drummer as he hung up his overcoat, changed his hat for a sekull.cai and sat down with his traps oeenpying the other half of the seat. "Happy to state that I haven't felt so well for three months. I'm just picking up at the rate of three pounds per week. Excuse me a minute, please. Ten drops in a little water three times a day." "Is it medicine !" " Well, hardly. Something the doctor fixed up to guard against rheumatism, you know. Some of the boys carry a regular drug store around with 'em and dose from morning till night, but I'm not built that way.. Trouble with me is I'm too well. Beg yourpardon, gents, but I came near forget. ting my capsales. One aftereach meal and another on going to bed." "Medicine !"was asked again. "Oh, No! No I Just a little something to prevent Ilatalenoy, as I belive the doctors call it. Keeps, up the supply of gastric juice and aids digestion. I've known men in my line who began dosing and doping ...
SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
SPECIAL. MEETING. A special meeting of tile Council was tlhn held. The Pesident read the notice calling the Council together to consider the auditor's report. Cr. Phillips moved that Cr. Cons here take the minutes of the meeting. -Agreed to. The President read letter left over from last special meeting from R. Mloore (Government Auditor) regret ting that he had been kept 11 days auditing. The cash book was t.ot balanced and the accounts not closed, the financial statement not being pre .pared, either. He purposed going re and? returnirg to fiqoishtlbe The President: This was received at lant meeting and left over until to "day.' The auditor is not yet finished. Cr. Ryan : What did the auditor want to waste fourteen days for if the accounts were not ready. Cr. Conahere: We had better re .ceive the report first. Cr. Hunt moved that the report ihe received; seconded by Or. Ryan. ,Carried. The Government Auditor was here called in, who said tire audit was not yet completed, the financia...
Marshal MacMahon. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
Marshal MacMahon, --0-o In France the generally received opinion is that the anecdote about Marshal MacMahon associated with the famous phrase "'I am here; here I remain"' (J'y euis j'y reste" is that it is as apoorpbal'as our own story about Wellington's "Up, Guards, and at 'em !' Amongthose whotell the anecdote about MacMahon there is not even an agrieement as to the circumstances under which it was uttered. As a rule, it is alleged to have been said at the taking of the Malakoff, and the phrase is undoubtedly characteristic of the Marshal's attitude on that occasion; but some have attributed it to a critical period during the battle of Magenta, while others again have even placed the saying so late as 1877,. when MaoMahon, in spite of: his unpopularity, .obstinately re fused to resign his omice as President. The latter esupposition is clearly in admissible, as the phrase can be proved to have been attributed to him much earlier, but it was very much in vogue during the latter par...
A COMEDY OF ERRORS. VI.—THE WHITE DONKEY'S W[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
A ICOED OF MERE, By KaTUnDI Wsicm. D.-Tn: WarE no.wzr' Wont. -tre F uhsr opened her eyes painull a Giiedt, keep up liea deception. Several mmeuei passed. .4 Jes? what q ,ationeea 3f Farquhar, eLon herarm, S oturl s'ca. Jessice 'evill," alid the gLt, tr:triull. Oi,, do to care" .s Flora, frightened t er atie t's wild ir of joy, o ur must !ct ,cp her.s " Fr ira. Farouhbr had sunk back pee s, and hr reath moin in Pzelul tartteui, so that Flora eves teared 4:3 Was dying. But feverishly she clutched ý!icla't Imaldr, drawing her nearer, and the weirucL girl e kiaed he r pallid lips. After iacr, ct loreda another deh.like srwoon; and wh n ul sdh ed? t , to ora' iontense relesf, John returned aito the doctor.ur SOh, what have I dons Iet whispered osen,1. "She will tell John! and what-oh w hat wil is thinl of me? tow an Imeet him "atS 'in H Flo' Id •" a api ora i givew anything f we could tcpe away n "this very?niht," dLtFlora bud to stay to nurose Mr Far bra i sd s . h *"fr, who lay fi the ...
Cream Separators. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
Creullul PInrdtEoyrs. It is of the utmost imlportance that. dairymen shoald ise cream separators and run them ex.actly as the printed in structions with thetr machine direct A very little variation from these will usually works serious loss of butter fat. So nmur h per cent of hbttler fat may be left on the milk and still there will Ihe tic. trace upon setting the milk to cIeanm. IThere are several ways of causine thtis waste; a bowl out of balance will do it. The machine must run v\ery steadily to do its bel-t work, and wihen ti;e botwl is out of balanlce there is a coinat it r.t which prcvents perfect creaa?ng~r . "l'h ha?tl is generallr throsin out of bhlanr by being dropped in was.hinle. thinnh datmage may be lone fr runnringr it at too hlmi a rate of speJt.d or be ,li.n the m:ictbi:e stick for want of nilf \\'hctt the b:owl is out of balnance, tilrre is no other course bit to send it to tlie Inanu fact urer for repairsr. 'Touo sltow rmlinl g will pir duce unsatlifactor'r r suti...
The End of the Long Journey. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
The End of the Long Journey. -o. John Sanderson was dying, In Summer, on Mendiposide, In the cottage where his father, And father's father, died. ' And dying has grown so common, And old men are so cheap ; There was only the parish dtor To see him ff to sleep. . And he thought he would last till morning, And left him in neighbor's care ; The tavern was terribly handy Death came when none was there. And he welcomed thoawfnlstranger With a smile of wrinkled joy, And only patiently sighing, "I'd like for to see my boy: "The lad has runned from the village A mort of yeare ago, And went to Bristow and 'lited, And left me the weeds to hoe. "Couldn't on vight and wrusle; Couldn't on whistle and zing; The maids a could smarm and viggle : The lads a could hold and fling." Sweet scent of the sad sweetbrier Came in from the garden bed; And he heard the wicket rattle, And he heard the sound of a tread. That rang on the stony threshold, And woke the eleepmg cat; And the gleam of a scarlet tuni- ...
Mining in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
Minhizz ill Australia. I. every way Australian mining promises a big revival. The refractory and the pout reefs erien, which once baftled the intrepid irospector, have heen robbed of almost all their diffliculties by the achievemerts of mechanical science, and the ever-increrasibg improvements in ore break;ng tnachoinel? The revival of trade in the manufactture l mining machinery showams clearly that 1i general reflex of inves yept is mining industry. The( lBendiga, aetesTow better than fiy a? deserted alluvials of ,c a are .. rushed again. N.S W. minisg is comeaing t: vigorously and the l:dorado of IB.iley's lReward pointtI, tite r.epid exploration and settlcment .f \\Westeri Aunst;ulia. It is to be regretted that in tlhe ias, rr mining at least, no movement has een lmade to admit the wurkl:ný milr ito ia shal of his findings as well as fis sordeinarey wt.e. The inveetor may risk his r tpit..l, iut the mint r risks hi. life i dozen times a day; for if he escape a violent death iy t...
Kilmore Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
kilmore lhire C, th cii. 'TaE ordinary monthly meeting of the above Council was held in the Council Clhambors on Tuesday last. Present:--Crs. Murray (President), Goodman, Ryan, Clarke, Flwyne, Ahearn, Phillips, Conabere and Hunt. The secretary said the minute boqk ,could not be found. Cr. Conahere moved that ordinary Itusiness stand over until after special meeting, for which a -,l uI i he Council had been made; seco ?dhd I.? Cr. Good man, and carried.
Untidy Marie Antoinette. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
Untidy Marie Antoinette. -0--- As the French Press will be too much absorbed next week with the R.ussian visitcrs to think of anything else, the hundredth anni. versary of Marie Antoinette's execution, our Paris correspondent tells us, was kept yester day by different Royalist journals. Some of them in supplements gave reprints of oensationsl pictures cf her trial, and copies, tinted, and in blacrend white, of her por traits. The memoirs of Baron Hi. Thiebaud, the friend of Frederick the Great, which have just come out, contain a dcacrip. tion of her as she walked from the Chapel , Royal of Versailles to her private apartments. It does not accord with the idea generally entertained of her eamptuary elegance. She was, the Baron says, dressed in white percale or a kind of thin cotton. It was so soiled and shabby that he, ould hive taken her for an under ee?ant had she not walked at some distance.. before a bevy of splendidly.dressaed ldies. Her whole appearance denoted caro?eseness. W...
Puncharies. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
RMs .bether-Stowe isnow ?i?r reduced to want, whilst publisher ;n the profits of her great boot, 'rom's C.ab n."_' Gilbert and Sullivan ap.,'arrd u?nn the stage between the aots on the lirst night of "Utopia, Limited," and shuck halds ' Immense enthes anm," of course. Constable Lil'ie proceeded atainst his wife in the City Court the other day, and bad her bound over to keep the peace because she threw the culinary utensils at him when she was under "the influence." She was not a water Lillie. Some energetic seeker after knowledge has discovered thet the Queen thas been photo grahted 634 times since here coronation' We hase only been photographed once, and we pity her majesty-how see must have euffered I A writer in Saturday's " Age" speaks of the "gladsome mopoke singing." A rno poke is a gloomsome and owlish bird that sits up all night and utters a snort about once a miutoe, like a groan from a lost soul. The man who writes of "the gladsomne singing of the mopoke" would gusth abl, ...
TALLAROOK AT YEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
TALLAkOICK A.T YEA. Tallarook were defeated at TYe by .9 rans. Yea made 2O. towards which Barrett contributred (2id. Maavtrd (23), ilsn (14l, and Wild (at). Jnoo. Kennedy toak 6t wickets for 40. Tallronnk made 70 rcans; M. iKennedy" (22). G. Ilowe (13), not our, and J. Keane !2_). The ITal.roook club have proteted thalt the Yea club shtuld not be awarded a win for this match, a!l; in, that the Yea um'irr gaee a decision in n cn travention to rule -7 of the laws of the anre. The protest will he dcait with at the association mtrtirg on the :19t1 inst.
SEYMOUR AT TRAAWOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
SEVM1OUI ATL TINAAWOOL. Traawool secured their first win in associa tion matches on Saturday, when they defta ted Seymour by 23 runs. Seymour pit up only 39 runs. no players scoring douhle figures ; whilt Traw..l compiled io. Crawford with ?l runs, and Sandries to beirg the chief contributors. W. \jale. secured the iowling average for Tl'raawriol with 3 wicketts fr 2 rens. Itit being next with4 wicikerts fr 15 runs. For Seymoullr Kelly got 4 wickets for 7 rues, and Clyde.d dale 5 for 21.
Commercial. LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
LIVE STOCK IIEPORT. Fat Sheep.-- 5,00: yardot. The supply proved in excess of reqllironenta, the bulk of which ronsisted of secoud and usefull trade Iots, with a moderale plnt rtin f pritue. Owing mainly to tile Iet weather the tone of the market was dull, buyers havilg sutpplies on hand being inodistpt ed to operate. and prices ruled Ironm tJ to os per head under last week's rates, prime Ieavv-weioht crets. breds bein' epeci:lty diticult to quit Prime crossbred wethers from so to 10s Id ; prime erosihrrd owes, fronms to ns; good do, front 7asto os lid' best ateritno wehlotr front as Ill to 9s ;god do, fton (is fi I to 7s l ; seend and inferior tfro}m s; pla,. nlerino owes Imnl s to (i) : aIcotLd do, hrotn: oFat Ianhs.-,A sh:rt?r eonpPy oam for ward, 8,001t htaviuo h' n penna le. f'tjt:o, all at front 7s to8 ; good. ttono .s Itto I8s Itl ; secnd andt iuftrior, flr ls ;l jrimnP -t'rn lauths, oum to Iid to Io 3Id I a ?w tffra OS' ; fr.im Ni, Si li. u ,tu ),I1 i. I:I I h Tl .ith I .a t...
TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. Flowerdale at Seymour Yea at Avenel Railways, Tallarook, Traawool and Broadford, byes. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times — 8 December 1893
TO-MO.RRO'"S MA'CIHES. , Flowerdale at Seymour Yea at Aveiel Ilailways, Tallarook, Tr?.awool and Bfoadfoei. byes. The Broadford team wi;l play on the local ground ag?nst thirteen all-comers, p'ay commenc'ng at two o'clock. The teams will Eb as follows:-A:ssociation team: Bep Craig. Davis, Dixon, luthergill !(), r. ?lardy, Sheppard rt), Smith and Trezise. cii-comers: 1Bidstrnp (_), Dobson, ~eg-an, J. Hardy, Hoaudcn. J. Jones, Macdougalt Miller, ~lurton, i'rescotl, Kenny and Termp:e'