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Trial of Deeming. CONDEMNED TO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Trial of Deeming. CONDEMNED TO DEATH. ToE trial of the unparalleled criminal Deeming was concluded on Mon. d:) at the Criminal Court when he was found guilty of the murder of r his wife at Windsor, last December, under circumstances indicating the most shocking depranity, and was seu tenced to death1 0 the facts of the a awful tragedy, and the, prisoner's re pousiblity for it, there was not the shadow of a doubt. dMr. Deakin, for Y the defence, delivered an able, and at n times eloquent, address, urginlg the k moral and mental irresponsibility of It the accused; but his honor, in sum i. ming up, pointed out that the balance of testimony reasoninug from the actions f. of the prisoner to the opinions of t medical experts on diseases of the brain, pointed to the conclusion that the prisoner knew that at the time of the comlmission of the crime he was . guilty of a wrongful act, and that he could have controlled such act. After a retirement of nearly an hour e the jury returned into cou...
The St. Matthew's Church "At Home." WELCOME TO THE REV. H. BRADDOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
The St. lMatthew's Church "At AHome." WELCOME TO THE REV. H. BRADDOCK. A LARGELY attended, and representa tive gathering of Cnurch-goers assem bled at moe Broadford Mechanics' Hall on Friday evening, in response to a cordial invitation of the Guardians of the Church of England, who had are ranged an " At Home " for the purpos of tendering a public welcome to the Rev. Henry Braddock, the new incum bent, on his settlement in the township. The chair was taken at 8 o'clock by Mr. K. Whitehead, the well-known Se cretary of the Church, who was sup ported by the Revs. H. Braddock, Ca hill (Kilmore), J. B. Reid, and by other gentlemen. The proceedings opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Cahill, ad the Church Choir rendered an anthemi with their accustomed vigor and grace. Apologies were then read from gentle men including the Venerable Archdeacon Herring, Revs A. Toomath and C. H. Barnes, who were unable to be present. Mr. \Vhitehead, as representing the Guardians, then introduced the guest ...
Charcoal in Feeding Fowls. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Charcoal in Feeding Fowls. A farmer who has raised turkeys many years and who takes pleasure in making ex. periments, writes that charcoal, turkey-fat and diamonds are alike in some respects. It is a fact that more fat may be got out of Sharcoal than one would suspect, without a Sknowledge of chemistry. Here is an account Sof one experiment: I"Four turkeys were confined in a pen and I fed on meal, boiled potatoes and oats. Four 1 others of the same brood were at the same time confined in another pen, and fed daily on the same article, but with one pint of very finely pulverised charcoal mixed with their food-mixed meal and boiled potatoes. They had also a plentiful supply of broken charcoal in their pen. The eight were Silled on the same day, and there was a dif. ference of one and a half pounds each in favor of the fowls which had been supplied cith charcoal, they being much the fatter, and the meat being superior in point of ten. dernees and flavor."
Spring Valley. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
?PROM OUR OWN CORRBSPONDENT.J THE local cricket club will end a successful season on Friday. 14th inst., by playing a return match with Kalatha \Vale, On the previous evening a grand ball and supper will take place utder the auspices of the club, the object being to raise a fund for the purpose of clearing the local recreation ground. At the half-yearly meeting of the Yea Butter Factory Comnpany. which was held last Saturday, it Was decided to complete the erection of the local creamery by August next. Mr. lobert Brace was nomi nated for a seat on the directorate but de. dined the honor tendi:red him. The Church which was recently opened continues to attract gratifying congrega. tions. A morning and an afternoon service are held each fortnight alternately. Printed and published by the Pronpietor T. V. RASHILEIGH at his registered Oglic Hamilton Street, Broadford, Victoria.
Farm and Garden. Farmers' Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Far mn and Garden. SFTarmcrs' Cllbs. A timely topic: c.:rience, the sourceof prat. tiral, kao edge, is best prop.agated by dis. cession among to ose in the ?ime line of bus;. ness; great advantage of farmers' clubs for this urpeose; the whole growns up family should te members; scop, of discussions; proit and entjoymenrot inr aproperly cotoducted club, These very interesting and valuable nifgh. borhood gatherings are becoming more and more popular as experience demonstrates their nsefulness. If half a'dozen farmers meet together and confine their conversation for an hour to the subject of wheat-the preparation of the ground, time of planting, manner of cultivating, etc.-each one will be wiser at the end than at the beginning. Although wheat culture has been the busi ness of his whole life, he will get some new ideas that may be neefol in the future. And so of the culture of any other grain or grass; the cutting of hay, the most profitable kine of stock for that neighborhood, when to...
Kilmore Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Kilanore IHospital. THe Kilmore Hospital management have for some time past contemplated important imr. provemente in that building,but owing to the low state of the finances it has been cnn tinually postponed. Lest week at a meeting of the board the whole question was discus sed when it was stated that the work pro. posed would require £100 toward which they hal £250, the Governmentcontribution. In view of the necessity of having the work carried out at once it was suggested that £250 Le taken from the Endowment Fund. This was sal.ngly support d by Mlessrs..lae. Burney, Wheelan and the President MrT.J. Rush, who declared their belief that without going to the Endowment Fund it was impos sible to do the work. Messrs. Taylor, Chles. ter, Bossence and Hudson however, were as strongly opposed to the project, th. tir.t named gectleman remarking that he knew people who would alter their wills if the Board touched this fund. Mr. Bosseuce said he opposed the proposal on the ground that it ...
Mining News. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Jlining. News. -:O. MINING News-The cause of the r-re ," stoppage at the Crown Mine Reedy Crve', has been removed, and 'work will recom.. mence there in the course of several weeks. The mine holds out what is believed to .s promising prospect and there is a gen-ra;,l hope that the best results will be realiz d. After taking evidence at llidstrup's Hlltel yesterday week the Commissioners in com. pany with Messrs. C. hi. Ross and Colboa: paid a" visitto the Mount Piper Claim ant made a careful inspection of the IHill. Thu experts expressed their surprise at, the peculiar composition of this great forms. mation, remarking that they had never seen its like froma geoglogical point of view.They? took partlealar notice'of the fact, thlt whilei the crown of the hill is one huge out-throw of igneous quartz the tunnel shows not the slightest indication of its existance. From this it is inferred that the connection of thi s outthrow with the internal bed must be effec. ted by a clearly defined...
Kilmore Hibernian Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
KilIttlore lHiberniiaun aces. THE meeting of the Kilmore IH.A.C B Society came off on the Kilmore racecourse on Wednesday afternoon in ideal weathe-. An excellent programme of events were contested in a very satisfactory manner, and the day proved .a complete success. There was a large attendance of the public and the racing fraternity, who doubtless availfd themselves ..f the special train which ran to and from .Melbourne for the convenience of visitors. Tie following are the results: TRIAL STAKES Of to sovs. For horses that have never won an advertised race, of 25 sovs on the flat. Weight for age. Distance about six furlongs. HicLenbotham's be Cnmedian fst gib ... t Williams' bh Lady IIulit. fist alb ... 2 Williams' hg Osprey, fst 91b ..... 3 Thirteen started Time, tmin 23sec. HANDICAP MAIDEN HURDLES Of tosovs. Distance about one mile and a quarter Tompkin's b g Sir Bryan, 9st 41b ... Ryan's b g Tara, lost ... .. 2 GALLO.OWAY PANIICAP Of 5sovs. 14-2 a.u. Distance about six furlong...
Rural Dairy Suggestions. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Rural Dairy Suggestions. lx is rarely the case that winter cheese. making can he made to pay, says a writer. Farmers who have large winter dairies are seldom in close proximity enough to fcrnish sufficient milk for the purpose, and even then they might consider it more profitable to make butter. Cheese can he made in winter, however, as comfortably as in spring ,r autumn, but due preparation must be anode for it. Both make and curing rooms .hould be as warm as the apartments of a Iwelling house. The warmer they are made, the hss fuel will be required to keep op necessary heast. In winter, milk should os matured by standing in a warm tempera. sure for several hours before rennet is incor. porated with it. It is useless to think of maturing card made from perfectly sweet winter milk, unless )ou took more than one day for it. IT is evidently more important to curry toak in winter than at any other time. And hie is especially the ease with cows, horses .nd other stock confined in barns ...
Some Dairying Items. Deep Setting of Milk. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Some Dairying Items. Deep Sctlin. of Millk. A ocrrespondent says he has tried deep set. ting of milk for fourteen years and is so well satisfied with it that he would not on any account go back to the shallow setting. This spring he bas arranged tbings more conveniently than he has ever had them be. fore, and believes that the good wives weho have the care of L-e milk will read with in. tereet a description of his plan. Ile uses three-gallon tin cans for setting his milk. The cans are nine inches in diameter and thirteen inches hiih. The covers are made of one inch larger diameter than the ca.se, and with sides eir inches deep-that is, che lid when set on thv? ~a cxcenlids G?own over the can six inches, cut hee a space for the water to r'eo between the can and the lid, which p :?ctically ".ale the milk up air.tight. The top of the lid is conical, and has a neck like an oil can, on which is Ecrewed a cap. The conical top enables any moisture whith condenses from Lth milk to run down ...
[COPYRIGHT.] Fernbrook's Double. A Romance of Maoriland. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
rorFRIGHiT.] Fellbrook's Double, A Romance of Maoriland. BY ,41'1TL TWTSTBUII': CHAPTER XVIII.--(CocsTcsumn). "Possibly ; but you see I may have a motive in allowing this man to depart. It is your business to bring Victor Mau prat to justice, and I have an opinion that the work will give you very groat plea sure." "'You're a queer gentleman altogether," answers the detective. " Iowsomever, if the bird has flown, it will be better to be after hint at once. Now, how and when did he go ?" "Victor Mauprat loft here a little' be fore mnidnight," rspionds the other. " At my suggestion hle disguised himself in that self saume costumue you kindly lent tioe to play Captain Bluffr.f the clipper bharque "Sarah Blake" during our journey to the Smetropolis." There is something in the more mentioin of this incident whi:h causes the grimn Desk to suddenly roar with laughter, in spite of all his apparent annoy Se'rnbrook not heeding the interruption continues,- 'There is evidently h little plot amo...
Hints for the Kitchen. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
nints for the Kitchen. Never put salt on a steak U?ti2 alter it is 4 cooked. The lid of a eaueepa habould never be raised over a emoEy $re. Beforebroiling fisb rob the gridiron with a piece of Int to prevent its stioking. The earthy taste often'lould in fresh water fih can be removed by soaking in ealt and water. "'Fied fish is very good turned in salte flour, or salted egg and bread crumba, and then pot into boiling-hot fat to get brown. All tcrta of vessels and utensils may be purified from long retained smells of any kind by riosing them out well with charooal powdered after they have been esoured with. sandeoap. 7 1J
Taking Care of Swarms. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Takliul Care of Swarms. While the plan of dividing seems to pre. rail with beekeepers, we think we are sale in saying that swarming is the rule. It seems that bees knowbetterhowto divid themselves than we know how to divide them. Especi ally is this the case with first swarms, hence an article on how to take care of swarms might not be considered a thing of no use. In the first place it is always in place to make arrangements for swarms, from the fact that it matters not how much pains we take to prevent it we shall occasionally have a swarm, and to make previous provisions for the same is a necessity. A swarming box is made of light stuff some 101018 inches, placed on a pole eight or ten feet long. This box should be perforated with holes one and a half inches apart each . ay, and the holes may be one inch in diameter. If we chance to have a swarm, and do not like to cut and mutilate our fruit trees, this box prevents all this, besides it is a great convenience in handling swarms. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
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Humorous The Lawyer's Lullaby. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Htu[nmorous --- +-***~+------- The Lawvyert Lulaby. Ba still, my child,?emnin in s/k:! qo. While I prclel t y cresLte to anua so, Let no involved re's iet: a/lio Prevail while ve'l ceosultnlr inl, r ,;r. Wee that a little pain in mtn,, :cs? Too bed I to bad ! we'd have t:o more o tLese. I'll ends a capies for Eome wise expert Who klnows how to eject the pain and eta' the hurt. No trespasser shall come to trcuble thee; For thou doet own thie house in simple fee And thy administrators, heirs, assigns, To have, to hold, convel, at thy designs. Correct thy pleadings, my own baby boy, Let there be an abatement of the joy; Quash every tendency to keep awnoe, And verdict; costs, and judgsment thou hbalt take.
By the Lotta Fountain. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
By the Lotta Fouutain. Three unknown, but blighted individuals met at midnight under the reflections from the old iron of Latta'e PountaiO. "This town is no place for me," said the first. "Although I am the Original altri monial Iureau, my fame is overcast. Mayer ' Bureau for Private transaction with poor and hungry foreign princes has cooked my goose forever." "Look at me," whispered a second. "I was portly and rich: now I am only a ghost of myself. I was an Endowment Association, and a party named Tobin -coposed my little game of Assurance." " Foolish ones r" said a third. "You have made bad breaks, and must lie low for a while. But you, my dear Matrimonial, will still find Country Flats and City Dudes. You, my respected Endowment Association can pull up stakes and go to Seattle. But I have no such relource. Iam Completely Dished." He pulled aside his cloak, and gazing upon him, they shrank in dismay. "You are right," they said, speaking to gether. "We cannot associate with you an...
The Summer Boarders. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
the.Summer Boarders. Mamma's Boy (pointing to a h?ornet' nest) : " Ia, what is that thting?" Fond Mamma: 'I don't know, my darling. Queer looking thing, it,'t it i" Mamma's Boy : "' The farmer said I must not touch it." Fond Mamma: "le did, eh? luh I We are paying him cncugh bhard to do as we please. Tear it to pieces it you want A Striking Likeness.-''Mr Weber, this is your ots a pnotagltph wlich he or. dered. Does it not look liLe him?"' "Yes." "But he has not paid me for it yet." "That looks still more like him." He was a stranger to the dog; Hlis heart was free and light; His bosom swellkd as in he walked To scee the girl that night. He was a stranger to the dog. Yet since this world began No beast of canine breed could e'er Be more attached tb man. Proud Father (to minister)-" Goin' ter start a enorch and Sunday school, are yer ? Well, I've got two mighty good boys wot'li do fer yer Bible elate. They never told a lie in their lives. Here they come now. Boys,whero did yet git th...
A Victim of Adverse Circumstances. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
A Victim of Adverse Circumstances. "Isn't this perfectly delightfol?" she asked, as they eas on the eofa with their arms intertwined, and the brilliantine on his moustache not very far from the crimeon balm on her lips. "Dorothy," he replied, " when I know that your mother is listening on the stalls, that your father is waiting in the vettibule with a enoe, that the bulldog is loose in the front yard, and that your little brother sl coder the sees, how can I say that it is delightful ?"
Science. The New Industrial Era. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
Science. --+44+ The lNew oecastriaI Idra.3 Eighteen yeirs ago, a commission was ap pointed in Great Britain;'to investigate the question of the probable durat;on of the coal supply of the kingdom. Some of the results of this oflicial irqoiry, given in a paper read before the 8.atistical Society, suggest some startling probabilities. At the average rate of increase and'consumption which has been going on for the.past twenty years it is computed that the New. castle coal district will be exhausted in 94 years, the South Wales district in 79 years, and the remainder in even less time. Nothing in the future appears more pro. bable than that within the liletime of per sons now living the industrial supremacy of Great Britain will pass away with the ex. haustion of her coal fields. Switzerland, Italy and the Scandinavian peninsular are destined to become the great manufacturing distriete of Europe. This extraordinary in. duetrial revolution will be brought about by the transmission and di...
An Aluminum Tower. [Newspaper Article] — The Broadford Courier — 6 May 1892
An Aluminum Tower. Aluminum has been substituted for cast iron in the specifications for the dome of the tower of Philadelphia's new City Hall. It will save the constant expense of painting and reduce the weight of the tower about 400 tone. The bronze statue of Penn that is to surmount the tower is to be thirty-seven feet in height and about 40,000 pounds in weight. The clock face is to be twenty-three feet in diameter. He Did.-SmallYouth (to rustie old party on opposite side of street car) : " You seem to be looking at me pretty close, nude. Do I remind you of somebody you usneed to knowl" Roaeti Old Party : "Yes. You remind me of an aunt of mine in Ballarat. Only she's got a leetle more beard than you've got." She Wants to Please.-Mrs Youngwife : " Have you any beets?" Grocer: '" Yes'm." Mrs Y.: "Please send me up two pounds of live ones." Grocer : "Live ones I" tMrs Y.: 'Yes, my husband says be has'no use for dead ones." "He said I was as sweet as sugar," said Maude. " Powdered ?...