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THE KYABRAM UNION. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1894. GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
THE KYA~iHAM UNION. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. --o FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1894. GENERAL NEWS. At a meeting of the local brass band, held at the band-room, on Friday night, the secretary, Mr G. W. Davis, tendered his resignation, which was accepted with regret, and Mr W. A. Ritchie was unanimously elected to the position. Members were given good introductory practice by the band-master, and, hence forth, the townspeople will be regaled by notes which will gradually improve in harmony, and very soon we will have the pleasure of hearing the band in public. A special meeting of the local fire brigade was held on Monday night at the captain's rooms, when it was unani mously resolved to nominate captain A. Punkerton, of Wangaratta' to the position on the Country Fire Brigades' Board, rendered vacant by the resigna tion of Captain Wright, of Horsham, who has hitherto been one of the repre sentatives of the fire brigades on the Board. On Monday last Mr Moran, the genial station-master at Tat...
SLUMBERS IN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
SLUMBERS IN CHURCH. A WORTHY clergyman in the west of Scot land was regularly annoyed in the forenoon service by a sleepy carrier. In the course of visiting, Saunders was remonstrated with for his drowsiness, and pleaded as an excuse heavy'work and porridge for breakfast. His clerical guide advised tea, but to this Saunders demurred, as tea " wouldn't lie on his stomach." It happened one very warm day that his reverence felt sorely annoyed at the hearly snore of Saunders, who sat in the gallery. Stopping suddenly in the middle of his sermon, the rev. gentle man, Who knew every member of the con. gregation, called out to some one to wakei Saundere. This having been done, to the bowilderment c? thu sleeper, he was thus addressed : "Saunders, thli -ill never do. Yc maun either no come to the kirk in the forenoon, or tal' a tea breakfast." - -,
ANOTHER VIEW OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
ANOTHER VIEW OF IT. HONKER : " I wish I had courage'enough to propose to Sue and end my misery." Spatts : " That might not end it." Hunker: ""How's that ? " Spatts : " She might accept you." "Oh, you are a very clever man." "So I then you have read my last bootk " "Yes; but for, all that I hold to the opinion I had before of you." A shrewd confectioner has taught hlis parrot to say "Pretty creatun: " to every lady who enters his shop, and dis business is rapidly increasimg .,
Traveller. Mid-Winter in California. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
Eraeltlirt. Mid-Winter in Califoranit Before the middle of December of thill present winter new potatoos were in the market, and there hans been an abundance of them ever since. The new potato, about as large as a henu's egg and tapering off to the size of a pigeon's egg, goes quick in the market, not because it is very good, but because it is new. In its half-grown state it is a crude vegetable, about as heavy as a leaden bullet and a little more digestible; but then it is now and its crudeness is excused. At about the ad vent of new potatoes the new crop of peas came in and are now abundant in the markets. hi several places in Alameda County almond trees are now in blossomt. They are not forcing the season, but the season is forcing the buds. , The almonds ought to have held back until Febriulsy, but these warm days have brought the fruit buds forward nearly three weeks in advance of the usual time. The almonds are bursting their buds in all warmns and sheltered places ; cherry bu...
IN THE DENTIST'S CHAIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
IN TIIE DENTIST'S CHAIR. .IT" AVING a tooth extracted is a moman. tons event in a man's life. It is a sharp, acute pain, to be sure; yet, after all, it is rarely more than an instant in dura tion. It is gone so quickly that when it is last we wonder why we should have dreaded it so intensely. Perhaps there is no pain of which we have such a horror as that nacompanying a drawn tooth. The moment a man starts for the dentist this horror seizes upon him. It intensiliesas he reaches the dentistry. It grows so rapidly, and reaches such colossal proportions by the time lie arrives in front of the offices as to entirely.engulf the ache of the tooth. This causes him to stop and wonder if, after all, it ie necessary to have it pulled. He stops and speculates. He slowly mounts the stairs, reaches the door, and is about to enter. Then lie suddenly retraces his way and goes walking round another street to obtain a back view of the building. Then he returns, preceded by the ache, and goes up the ...
TRICKED [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
T'ICIlKED I SrvtlMrAL years ago, when a landscape painter was lmakinlg a very beautiful sunset picture, lie had one evening just succeeded in fixing his canvas iwhere he could catch the Inst fiery glow--a peculiarly gorgeous one-to a nicety, when a well-dressed man canme somewhat hastily around the bend of the road, and, and, seeig the artist, paused to inquire if he had noticed a gentlenman attired in a suit of rough grey tweed pass that way within the last Ihalf-htour. The arti-t replied that since his arrival no one had passed the spot. Whereupon the new comner brielly explained that he was in quest of a gentlemtan who wias a lunatic, and had, througih exceeding cleverness, given him the slip that morning. The keeper further remarked that his patient was to all appearances as sane ais himself. Indeed, he said, strangers had frequently held long conversations with hint without discovering that he was utll'ering from any mental atlliction. Just at tlat moment; however, approach ing...
TESTIMONIALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
TESTIMONIALS. Maiden Hills, Evansfort, July slt, 1892. Dear sir,-I have used your Solomon Solu. tion, and have given it a good test, and am satisfied it is a really good remedy for bruises and sprains, either to man or horse. A. HERMIBTON, Farmer. 17 Chetwynd-st., N. Mclb., June 12, 1891' Dear sir,-I have very great pleasure in in forming you that I have cured all my horses of greasy heels, sore backs, sore shoulders, sores and cute, and for lameness in the legs, also rheumatism in my knees. They were all stabled and working all the time. I have tried many so called cures, but none has given me the same satisfaction as Solomon Solution. I shall never be without it in the stable, Believe me, sir, yours respectfully. A. SMITH. THE ARALI Adelaide 26th October, 1893. Gentlemen,--As trainer of The Arab 1 am most happy to tender you my sincere thanks for the attention your Mr Cox paid to this horse when he was, to all intents and pur poses, absolutely a cripple, and I am certair it was on...
NO VACANCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
NO VACANCY. ITis not true that ." the tailor makes the gentleman," but it is true that a gentleman cannot safely neglect the tailor's services if he wishes people in general to take him for what he is. A gentleman prominent in Canadian political life was somewhat too careless in this respect. This statesman was once on his way to call upon a friend in Quebec, and stopped an Irishman in the street to inquire the way. " Can you tell me where Mr. Hunter lives '" he asked. "It's no use your going there," nas the unexpected reply. " But do you know where he lives ." "Faith and I do. Butit's no use going there." The inquirer began to get angry. "I didn't ask your advice. I simply want to know where Mr. Hunter lives. "Oh, well, he lives down that street y?nder-the first house round the corner; butI tell you it's no use your going there, for I've just been there myself, and ho's already got a man." Mr. Hunter had advertised for a ser vant the day before. The statesman, so the story goes, we...
Her Maiden Effort. WHAT CAN BE DONE IN A CASE OF DESPERATION IN LEAP YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
Her Maiden Effort. WIAtr CAx UB DONE r? A C.as0 or I).srE?RATION IN LIlAP YEAO. Miss Podgera was sitting in the waiting room of the little station at JungJung. Near her Bat a middle-aged 0man who looked as though life went well with him. lie had not the careworn appearance of a mlan who has to put a plaster on his employer in order to draw his salary, but seemed to be in good circumstances or borrowed clothes. As it is a matter of no importance to this interesting recital we will imagine that the clothes were Mbi ovn. .liss Podgers had never before seen this gentleman, nor had he met her at any pre vious time; therefore they were strangers. At least it is to be presumed they were. And yet the giddy girl opened aconversation, nd they were soon chatting pleasantly. It was probably the first time in her life that sihe ever tried to be agreeable ton total stranger; but desperate cases require desper:ate reme dies, and she had grown desperate. To think at the age of thir- Well, well I wa...
Who Discovered Gunpowder? [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
sho Discovered Gunpowder? When it is considered what an important part gunpowder has played in the wars of the world, and in tlhe arts inl times of peace, it is not a little remarkable that the dis covery is a matter of considerable uncer tainty: It has been the custom to ascribe its invention to Uertholdus or Michael Schwartze r'uordelier monk, of Goslar,south of Bllrnswirr, in Germany. About theyear 1320. It tins been maintained by many writers, hoowever,that gunpolwder was known much earlier in various parts of the world. Roger Ilacon, who was born in 1214, refers, about the year 1267, to an explosive mixture of the nature of gunpowdrler, as known pre vious to his day, as being employed for tile purpose of diversion, anti s producing a noise like thunder and flashes of light. ning. It has been maintained by some that tbh Chinese and IIindoos possessed it centuries even before Bacon's time. The following chronological statement shows the controversy in reference to Schwarz, or Sch...
Old Saws in Rhyme. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
Old Saws in Rhyme. NY It. C. II:DOE. Too many irons don't keep in tile firen; The laborer's worthy indeed of his hire. IHe is nobody's fool; like two peas in a pod An honest man is the work noblest of God. Sweet tooth in bin head; enough's good as a feast Business first, pleauro aftecrward; tart, but not least. Anticipation is ploasanter than ltcelity is; nine tailors make a man. You can't teach your grandmother how so suck cggo; Never a chooser can one be who bCgs. Fire a good servant is but a bad master; Laughter in truly s poor person's plaster. Heavy weather it is when it's snowing in bed; Your beot foot put forward; hit the nail on the head. Fate has no feeling; what is done io Cone; And two heads are always much better than one. Lies travel so fast that you can't overtake 'em, Don't put all your eggs in one basket to break 'em. From Dan to Beereheba; don't hit a man down; Uneasy the head lies that weareth a crown. Laziness is the true parent of vice; Lightening don't strike in...
HER EVENING OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
HER EVENING OUT. WHXEN Mr. Jones wenthome to supper the other evening, Mrs. Jones had not returned from a shopping expedition. This was so unusual that he felt uneasy. But when the entire evening had passed, and sheo was still absent, he became greatly alarmed. In his own mind, he had informed the police and the Mayor, and asked to have the river dragged. When Mrs. Jones came home, s)he was flushed and radient, and her eyes shone like stars. "Oh," she said, sinking into an easy. chair and sticking her feet out straigiht before her, " I've had such a good time." " Maria," asked Mr. Jones, sternly, " where have you been?" "Been out with the girls, and I' have come home sober, which is more than can be said of some folks I know." "Maria, this is no time for trifling. Tell me at once where you have been, or I shall take measures to find out for myself." "Mercy me, don't look so cross, Jeptha. I went shopping with cousin Kate, and she insisted on my going home to tea with her. Then we bo...
THE ECCENTRICITIES OF GREAT MEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
THE ECUENTRICITIES OF GREAT S MEN. -UETONIUS said that, during the winter, Augustus would wear four tunics beneath a thick toga ; to these were added ashirt and a woollen under-garment; his limnh also were as, carefully protected. In summer he would sleep with both doors and windows open, and frequently under the peristylo of his palace, where jets of fresh water refreshed the air, and where, more. over, was posted a slave whose dt..y it was to fan him. He could not endure the sun not even the winter son-and he never walked abroad without a broad-brimmed bat on his head. Ferdinand II., Grand Duke of Tuscany, who died in 1670, says the Abbf Arnauld, in his " Memoir " was the slave of his health. Ihave frequently seen him pacing up and down his room between two large ther. mometers, upon which he would keep his eye constantly fixed, unceasingly employed in taking off and putting on a variety of scull-caps of different degrees of warmth, of which he had always five or six in hand, acco...
WHAT IS LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
WHAT IS LOVE. " WHAT is love " I asked of sweet sixteen, But the only answer thatl could glean From a flow of words from the maiden rash, Woa. a witching plea for a big moustache, Eighteen desired a dashing youth, And twenty fancied that love was truth, " True love is to wcd,"said twenty-two, "But with circumspection"-a cautious view, Each thereafter piped this refrain Though at last its firmness began to wane Till eager thirty I came to scan, And ehoefRepcd 'aud whiscred--"Just a mauI' c ·''--~-~
G.V.D.F. ASSOCIATION. JUNE 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
C.V.D.F. ASSOCIATION. ,TUNE 20. Taturn v. Itamblers. Sheppirton v. Unmcra. Kyabrmi v. MooroolpL. JUNE 27. Mooroopuav. Undera. Tatura v. Kyabram. Shepplrton v. IRamblers. JULY 11. Undera v. Tatum. Kyabrarn v. Ramblers Shepparton v. Mbooroopna. JULY 18. Mooroopna v. Tatura. Ramblers v. Undera Shepparton v. Kyabram. JULY 25. Undera v. Kyabram. Shepparton v. Taturn. Ilamblerls v. Itorooroopna. AUGUST 1. Undera v, Mooroolna. Kyabram v. 'atura. Ramblers v. Shepparton. A UGUST H. Undera v Shepplarti. Itmnble v. Tatura. 7Mooroolpu v. Kynabrln. The game in each instance will be played on the ground of the lirst-named club
MELBOURNE GRAIN MARKET. Melbourne, June 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
MELBOURNE GRAIN IMAKILET. Melbourne, June ]18. DALGETY AND COMPANY, LIMITED, re port: We quote: Prime milling wlheat, 2s 2d to 2s 2id per bushel ; medium do, 2s Old to 2s lid; off qualities, la lld to Is 11~d; in ferior, ls 10d. Oats are fairly firm, and we clearol most of our offerings at full rates. We sold : Prime stout milling, is 10t to Is lid; medium do, ts l1t to is lo.d; Algerian milling, ts 8d to is 9d; feed do, ls 5Id to is id ; seed do, Is 9d ; Tartarian seed, ts lid to 2s ; do feed, Is 8d. Barley : Offerings are very small, and we have very little buLsiness to report. We quote : Prime bright malting, 5s to 5s l3d; good malting, at 4s 1d to 4s 10td ; medium do, 4as 5d to 4s 7d; thin and dis coloured lots, 2s to 2s 3 ; feed lots, Is 7d to Is IOd. Cape Barley is easier, and buyers will not offer more than 2s 21d for best samples, while sellers ask 2s 4d. Mielbourne, June 13. GorlnsRnouaoI, MonT & Co. LTI., report : Wheat : At our nuction this dlay very little w.va s...
TRUTH OR FALSEHOOD? [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
TRUTH Ott FALSEHOODt As some gentlemen were hunting lately in the East Riding they started a hare, which, after running at considerable time, stopped to breathe, at the very moment a poor old man was passing with a bag of turnips which he had got in an adjoining field. He caught puss, whipped her into the bag with the turnips, and slung it over his slhoulder. The gentlemen presently cominsg up, asked him if he had seen any thing of the hare. " Yes," said the old man, pointing over his shoulder, " she's gone over amongst these turnips."
ONE NIGHT'S TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
ONE NIGHT'S TRAGEDY, cT sas a cold night out; the skyglittered , with frozen stars, the snow under foot crunched and creaked; the very air was full of splintered ice; people shivered hurrying by, and even the stately woman in the heated room of a marble-front mansion shivered. but not with the cold. She rose and moved restleosly around the room, finally coming to t stand before a cheval mirror. With bhands clasped behind her she stood looking at her self. She noted the perfe. .olds of her clinging gown, the haughty angle of her head. She Bame to the eyes and gazed fiercely into their mysterious depths. The eyes in the mirror gazed back as defiantly, and hers fell; then her full lips curled. "Afraid of yourself, afraid," and she menaced the figure looking at her. " What has come over you, Mrs. De Vere, "queen of society,' ' fashionable leader of the select circle.' Bah l" and she turned quickly away and began pacing up and down the room again. That there was a conflict going on in he...
SHOWS TO COME. JULY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 15 June 1894
SHOWS TO COME. :-: JULY. It.--iDe il~qin A. and P. oociety 24 aul 25.--?ivrina P. adl A., at Jeril deric Aun uiar. 20 to 31,-lloyal Agricultural Society of Victoria SETrEM BER 10.-Ararat P. andl IH. Society 20, 21.--Echuca A. and P. Society 20.--Elmore 20, 27.-National ngrictltural show', Hamilton OCTOBEI 2, 3.--Roclhe.tcr :t.-Inglewood 4.--Murchlion 5.-t-oort it, 10, 11.--Bendigo A. and H. Society 11.-Euroa II ..--rung:mnlh ]Ii, 17.-31natyborouag. 17, 18.-Tatura 21.--Shcpparton ngriculturnal Society 25.-ltncclhus Marsh A. and P. Society NOVEM IBER. 1.-Port Fairy 14, fi.--Warrnanbool 15, 10.--lallarat.