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SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 18 December 1891
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UNDER SENTENCE IN NORFOLK ISLAND: AUTHENTIC RECORDS. No. 6. WESTWOOD'S RISING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 18 December 1891
UNDER 8EM TEN.E NORFOLK ISLAND: - --4 --4 AUTRENTIC RECORDS. -- No. t. WETWnOOnD'a lIStG. The reader will probably gather from the shml s:terch of Weetwood's lifo that he was sot naturally a bloodthirsty man. Brought up in a gentle manner and receiving the gentlemanlyaeducation cf a university train Itghiý idstircet were quite orpposed to the b:utal and violet.t metthods which the trans porters from Sv'etl Dials or Petticoat Lace would adopt when the power was in their hands. West wood had conceived a bloodlees revolu tion-a mos: remarkable conception for a Norol: Island felon-d felo-endthie eulencid brain had ekrtched out like a prophetic panorama the road to reach his end. Wholesale murder was utterly repugnant to him. Net even his freedom woald have tempted him to that trrocity, but the plot he lhad conceived (and which was eunbsquittly revealed in evieneae) lend for its tasis the disarming and seouting of tbe chards snd oitcihla. Tbhe consummation of the plot was really the eciz...
NORTH BROADFORD V. YEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 18 December 1891
NORTH BROADORD V. YEA. The N.B.C.C. journeyed to Yea on Satur. day last, and had a very ehjoytble tip. North Broadford went to the wickets first and scored 74 runs, 44 of which were contri. buted by A. Eaton, who playel goal cricket, not giving a single chance. Ye? soured 12z for 5 wickets, which was due to the very in. ferior bowling of the visitors. North Broadford v. Merri Merri.-The following players will represent North Broadford in their match against Merri at Merri tomorrow :-R. Kenny, A. Davis, A. Eaton, W. Craig, J. Jones. J. Hoban, J. Miller, A. Harris, II. Iumphy, i. Sy?on, R. Rudd. Emergencies : J. John. on, T. Hoban. To be at the Railway Station at 12.3o o'clock sharp. Broadford v. Spring Valley.-Thv follow ing players will represent Broajford a: Spring Valley to-morrow.-Trezi.e, Capt. Hardy (2), T. Fothergill, Dixon, Do tson, A. Munro, D. McRae, A. McLeod, A. temple, Sydenham. Match to commence at 1.3jo p.m. sharp. f The Duke of Clarence, the prn:e o Wales' eldest son ...
FIFTY LASHES. A Maori War Incident. IN FOUR CHAPTERS. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 18 December 1891
FIFTY LASHES. A 'Maori War Incident. .-- IN FOUR CHAPTERS. Bfy ATIt WESTImItY. CHAPTER I. A full surnumer moon overhead, casting b:ars of soft sheen athwart the trees in the public Domain, Auckland, New Zea land. On a rustic bench, beneath the wide wide spreading branches of a giant Kauri pine, sat a half-caste iSaori girl, and by her side a tall, handsonme youth, wearing the dark blue uniform of Coversham's Huorse. No Spanish beauty could boast a more glcrioau beauty of face and forml than Kiora Selby. Her mother-dauchter of the oldest Maori chieftain, To Puke-fell in love, and married one, Totm Selby, a sergeant in t the thl Regiment, and with her hand canom lnany broaU acres in the most fertile valleys of the Waikato, which the old soldier soon converted into a good, payable estate. While Kiora was yet a child her mother died, where upon Tome Selby bought a snug villa outside tha city, and sent his daughter to a boarding school until she became old enough to take charge of his ho...
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 18 December 1891
r CHAPTER 1. -There are few icenes' ir New Zealand mnre grandly I:tuged thanl the OhaIl Valiey, Taranaki; the u. nu where the volunteers had formed the bivouac, on the.24tlof Decemuber, in antieipl.tion of meeting thlu rebel Maorie. .It was ChristinasEve, the titme night; I with inouo alid ataris atuddine the dark blue canolipy of heaven, as on the night of the advent of the Mnaster, ntsrly nieteen hundred years ago. The lauji iius comiposeu d of six hurti dred, rank and file, of the AucklandI Mtilles, togfether with one troop of Carer- I sham'i Horse. H The latter had pitched ! their tents on a siiall hill adjacent to where thl Coominiesariat stores had beer. piled and covered over by a large tar Ipaulin. Of the sixty men of the troup ten had been told off as a guard, under the charge of Sergeant Exley. The supply of grog and provisions were only limitcd, and needed but one sentry at a time to keep watch and ward over them. There were six quarter casks of ruin standingin a row flan...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 18 December 1891
CH.TEll III. Colonel Bartoel, an old Indian otlicer, attd Inoreover a stict discip:linarian, was one of the last toit in the army to pardon any serious breatl of duty in the men udler his comnlaid. According to tie veteran, there could be no crime so l?'inous as disobedience and ieglect in th tield before tha enem:y, The lives of a tlhasand, ' nay, tenl thous Anl?t msen, i:ty ftst upon the care and watchifulneso of ne asentinel. Tihe Geueral'eordrs that evening coln tainted the conntting of a Court Martial for next day at Ioon, which in due course assemtbled, and the culprit was brought b'fore it to anster the clarge of being drunlk on duty. ;Clharlie Stantou was not sober, and ansttwred the questions put to himt in a hazy say, which only made his guilt appear all he smore culpable in the eyes of his judgSa. Onace only ddtng the proceedings, and when SergeanttExley was giving his evi dence, lihe put ip his hand as if about to rebut the statenet, but the president connuanded hin to b...
CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
It was early tr nitg following that determined attack on the camp of the volunteers. Out yonder, aitnoin the high ridges, forming the coast wall, the de featetd Maories have halted to gather to gether the stragglers and rest the wouude:. A sii?i! army is here, but they are a bruised and battered host, ex hibiting wounds and blood anti dust on every hand. Ti;ay have made one of the hated Patehas a prisoner. The chiefs hold council what they shall do with itsn. The: captive is l oe other t;lall S 'rgeant Exley. It the final rush the rebels had borne him along with them in their r, treat, and here he stood aLIItmL'gt th!I scowling savae.s,-dt jected, hlo,eless, with the lowering dololt of a speedy and cruel death awaiting Lhimt It has been said by c1et who kne w these li culiar people well, that for col. dI, liberate cruelty, for stubborn hate and revenge, tno race on earthl cll surpass the MaIries ; indeed, there is no stronger feeling in the boso:u of a warrior than re taliation. It ...
The Fiery Ordeal. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
The Fiery Ordeal. On pottery my love was pleased to paint Designs that wero exceeding rare and quaint; And when she bad them done as she desired, With neatness and dispatch the pots were fired. "Love, I am but a vase of common clay Design me as you will, I humbly pray 1" The maiden fashioned me as she thought best, And then-why, I was fired with the rest. It Was True.-" The same old jokes," snarled thelandlady as she overheard the new boarder discuesing the spring lamb. "They've one thing in their favor," answered the boarder. "What's that?" snepped the land. lady. " They are not s old au the lamb," was the creel answer.
Broadford Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Broatlford Shire Council. Tue annual meeting of the Broadford Shire Council took place at the Shire Hall on Monday last. There were present-Crs. McLeod (President), Mc Kenzie, Ferguson, Holwell, Doherty, and the Secretary. AUDtITORS· REPORT. The Secretary read the report of the Government auditors, which stated that the accounts for the year ended Septem. ber, 1891, had been examined and found correct, but owing to the Municipal In demnity Bill not having been passed they should be obliged to disallow the amount of overdraft. The Secretary stated that he had taken exception to this disallowment as it would have a retrograde effect; but owing to the action of the Assembly since the date of this communication-November 25th, the matter would have a less significance. Cr. McKenzie moved that the auditors' report be received and adopted, and that the accounts be signed according to the requirements of the statute.-Carried. Cr. Holwoell wished to know what money had been spent since the l...
Cricket. SPRING VALLEY V. BROADFORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Cricket. [BY BUTTERFINGERS.] SPR1ING VALLEY V. BROADFORD. The above teams metou the Strath Creek ground on Saturday afternoon. Trezise won thel toss and sent the home tearm to the v icketr. The innings opened very oneatid. factorily for the Spring Valley buys. After Trezise had sent down a maiden over J. Hardy opened at the bottom end and secured two 'iekets off his two firstballs. R. Fer. guson then partnered Parry and broke the ice by a good lift for three. but in the next over he fall a victim totTrezise. Egan (capt), next appeared and eoneributed 5 runs before HIIrd?ra.enthim navalionearde. T, Doper 7, was the only other plytr who lulltl any stand. The innings closcd ft, 22. After a short interval, J. Ilardy and T. Fthergill faced the bowling of L. and T. Deyer, but failed to make any stand and retired with a couple each, Syienham and Tzezise next followed in but the latter was run out before he had scored, Sydenham reminin; at the wikekts until head entkl,lhd 27. T. Hallrdy 5 w...
Aphorisms. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Aphorisms. He removes the greatest ornament of friendship who takes away from it respecr. -(Cicero. ' No act, however long, is safe that does not match a thought that is still longer.-(Park. harst. It is by presence of mind in untried emer. gencies that the native metal of a man is tested.-(Lowell. We may give advice, but we cannot give conduot.-(Franklin. * Age isea matter of feeling, not of years. (Oeorge W. Curtis. Amusement to an observing mind is study. (Disraeli. The first proof of a man's incapacity for anything is his endeavoring to fix the stigma of failure upon others.-(B. B. Haydon. To juoge human character rightly, a man may sometimes have very small experience, provided he has a very largeheart.-(Bulwer Lytton. Equality is the life of conversation; and he is as muoh out who assumes to himself any part above another, as he who considers himself below the rest of the sooiety.
Presbyterianism. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Presbyterianlism. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. Tn? anniversary of the Broadford Presby terian Chlare? was celebrated by a tea and public meeting at the Mechanic's Hall on Friday. Under the superintendance of a band of energetic workers the appearance of the somewhat plain interior of the building had undergone a heantiful transformation by the tasteful display of ilrsto wreaths, tree ferns, f-ru pronds and houquets of flowers. The whole of the available door space was occu pied with tables munitieiently laid out with a superahbundance of good things, and to which as many as ione hundred assembled to mutually discuss all relevant matters while their wants were being supplied by the care. ful attention ol presidiu ladlies. This interesting part of the proceedings at length over, the party adjourned while the seats were re-arranged, and at eight o'clock a large congregation gathered to the evening meeting, which fir iuternct quite equalled those of former occasions. The pastor of the Church, R...
NORTH BROADFORD V. MERRI. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
NORTH BROAUFORD V. MIERRI. The teams met for the first time on Satur day last, on the ground of the latter. The wicket was in fair condition and the weather excellent. North Broadford went first to the wickets and in spite of the splen did bowling. for shich the Merri boys have become famous, succeeded in 'snavellieg' 48 runs to their credit. Merri Merri then commenced operations and rattled away to the tune of 5o runs before they were all dis missed. The usual interval and the North Blroadfordians went in for their second in nings, which was an interesting one through out, the total score being 55. Owing to the lateness of the hour stumps were drawn at the expiration of the visitors second innings. The home team thus wonon the first innings by two runs.
Subjects for Thought. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Subjects for Thought. As a rule in life there is but little of what is called lock; and, if the cases of individual success or failure in life are carefully studied it will be found in most of them that neither good nor bad luck had anything to do with them, but that intelligeoe, ambition energy, fal man, and the lack of all or of some of theeething was reesponsible for the faiuore of the unsucoeesful one. A vaznz experience of men has led me to set less value on mere cleverness; to attach more and more importance to industry and pbysicalendcrance. Indeed, Iam much die posed to think that endurance is the most valuable quality of all; for industry, as the desire to work hard, does not come to much it a feeble frame is unable to respond to t?e desire. No life is wasted unless it ends in sloth, dishonesty, or cowardice. ONE of the most uselesa of all things is to take a deal of trouble in providing against dangers that never come. Ilowv many lay up riches which they neverenjoy ; to pr...
MATCHES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
MATCHES TO COME. North Broadford vTallarook-These teams will try conclusions on the ground of the latter to-morrow (Christmas Day). Play to commence at to a.m., dinler at Howe's at I.3o p.m. sharp. N.B.C.C. team: Howden (2), J. Jones, W. Craig. E. A. Hammersley, A. Davis, 1. Hoban, J. Miller, H. IDunphy, R Kenny and A. Eaton. Emergences : R. Rudd, G. Eaton and 1. Johnston. Proadfordl v. Windsor-To be played on the local reserve, on Boxing Day. , ommenc •- rt eoo a.m. sharp. s,?rford tern:ml "11 Rae, E Doatson and G. White . Emer geri(ies , W. Hohmath and T. Fothergill.
Three Dangerous Women. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Threc Dangerous Womncu. Beware of three women, The one who does not love children, the one who does not love flowers, and she who openly declares she does not like other women. There is something wanting in such, and in all prob ability its place is supplied by some unlovely trait. As Shskspeare says of him who has no soul for mosio, such a woman is fit for treason, strategy and spoils, and a woman intent on those is ten thousand times worse than any man could be, for, standing higher she can fall lower. Men may smile and jest a little over the tenderness lavished on a baby, but after all the prattle every womanly woman involuntarily breaks into at the sight of the wee creatures, it is very sweet to mas culine ears. It was the first language they ever knew, and in spite of the jest or smile, the sweetest on wife or sweetheart's lips. They may laugh, too, at the little garden tools, which seem like playthings to their strength, but in their hearts they associate, and rightly, purity ...
Seymour Mems. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Seymour Melems. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] CRICKET is about the liveliest thing amongst us at the present time. We can raise two teams in the plare-Seymour and Seymour East-and the result is a hearty rivalry be tween them. During the past few seasons the Seymour East has generally held the premiership, and seem likely to do so agaiu this year. Seymour East played Tallarook last Saturday and won by 33 runs. the score being Seymour East 81, Tallarook 48. Nothing particularly brilliant was done save a magniflcent catch by McCulloch of Sey mour East, and the fine free batting of Cox for the same team ; his score being 43, nearly all got by safe, hard hitting. In feet it was one of the finest innings I have seen played on the grounl. Seymour played Nagambie the same day in Seymour Park, and were defeated by two wikets. Christmas with all its joy and festivity is fast approaching. As usual there are several pieni: parties. exursions. &e., on hand. The most enjoyable one that I ...
To Bring Out Faded Ink. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
To Bring Out Faded Inuk. People having valuable documents locked away in safes: snd secretaries are often out of temper and out of pocket at discoverig that the writing tnereou tlas?eld a completely when their use becomes import ant. It is very easy in these cases to restore the color to the ink by porchasing a little solution of ammonium sulphide, and bathing the paper therein, or tracing over the letters with a camel's hair brush dipped in the fluid. If this remedy fails, gallie or tannia acid will generally bring out the words, no mat ter it they be eompletely illegible at first. After applying either solution the document should be carefully rinsed and dried.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 24 December 1891
Mail Notices. TALI.APOOK. MAILS CLOSE AT THE TALLAROOK POST OFFICE AS FOLLOWS: Down train 8 a.m., and 4.30 p.m.. daily. For Traawool. Kerrisdale. Doogalook, 1 ea, Cheviot, Molesworth, Alexandra, Gobur, Yarck, Bonnie Doon, Merton, Maindample, Mansfield, and Kanumbra, at 9 a.m., daily. For Melbourne and Up train, at 11.30 a.m and 7.30 p.m., daily. For Yea. at 9 a.m. and 7.15 p.m., daily. For Sugar Loaf Creek, at 2 p.m., Tues. days and Fridays only. .MAILS ARRIVE AS FOLLOWS :- From Seymour at 7 a.m., daily. From Melbourne and Down train, at 8.40 a.m. daily. From Cheviot and Yea, at 9.45 a.m., daily. From Up trains, at 12.17 p.m., and 8.5 p.m., daily. From Mansfield, Kanumbra, Maindample Merton, Bonnie Doon, Yarck, Gobur. Alex andra, Molesworth, Yea, Doogalook, Kerris dale and Traawool, at 7.30 p.m., daily. From Sugar Loaf Creek, at 2.30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays only. BROADFORD ARReVE AT BROADFORD FROst (Daily.) A.5M. P.M. Seymour ... ... .. 8 Melbourne S... 830 4 56 Reedy Creek ... .....