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FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE KERANG LINE. A PYRAMID RESIDENT KILLED. PYRAMID, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 19 November 1889
FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE KERANG LINE. A PYRAMID RESIDENT KILLED. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) &nbsp; PYRAMID, MONDAY. On Saturday night a fatal accident hap- pened on the railway about 11 miles north of Pyramid. A young man named P.H. &nbsp; Buckley, son of Mr. Michael Buckley, of this town, started from Mincha to walk into Pyramid along the line. He was seen at the gate house two miles north of Pyramid about 8 p.m., and after the 9 p.m. train for Kerang had passed this gate, the driver stopped his train and informed the gatekeeper, Mr. Roach, that there was something wrong with the line about a quarter of a mile back. Roach took his lamp and walked down the line, when he came across the dead body of Buckley lying between the rails. Constable French was informed of the sad occurrence, and immediately repaired to the scene of the accident, accompanied by Mr. Roach. On a close examination of the line they found the deceased had been dragged 35 yds., the body being terrib...
THE SHADES OF NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
THE SHADES OF NIGHT. SLtowL unfurl the shades of night, Slowly the mints, a grayish white, With clammy touch and ghostly tread, Rising, over the valley spread. Floating,-they fill the meadosw dim, Even thecchurchyardl, lone and glint, Nestling thereon tlG-riwertbrink. . The tall, lean gravestones rise and sink Like spectre fingers, bhare and white, Pointing into tile silent night. Over the river, black and cool, Down by a lonely, misty pool, Is heard the nightinggle's silvern eon, Rtising so pure, and clear, and ion, There in the church- ard shrubbery. The tall church spires rises high Into the cold-specked, tremnbling sky, Awhile the mists, slowly settling down, Deep in the river sink and drown ; As the moon appears in the sky above All unbid, like the go olof love, A n old man sits by a grave alone, I With his gray head hboe.l on a masy stone The nightingale singeth softlv and low t As the wavering shadlows conic and go I There in the church-var. shrubbeger The old man sleeps, and...
BARDS OF PASSION AND OF MIRTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
BARDS OF PASSION10 AND OF MIRTH. BAnos of passion and of mirth, Ye have left your souls on earth ! Have ye souls in heaven, too. Double-lived in regions newt .. Thus ye live on high, and then On the earth ye live again ; And the souls ye left behind you Teach us here the way to find you Where your other souls are josing, Never slumberol, never cloying. Here your earth-born souls will speak To mortals, of their little wee k; Of their sorrows and delight., Of their passions and their spites. Of their glory and theirshame, What doth strengthen and vbat maim. Thus ye teach on, everyday, Wiedom, though fled far away. Bards of psasion and of mirth. Ye have left your souls on earth ! Ye have souls in heaven, too, Double-lived in regions new. IC?Ar. No one in anger is fit to estimate an offence or redress a wrong; ansod he who attempts it is sure to have cause for regret, if not for bitter repentance.
CRICKET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
CRICKET NOTES. [By AN ExnTIIUSIuST.] i As the cricket season of 1889.S00 has now fairly counnenced, I think it will not be out of place to take a look at Ilthose who are acting the part of " knights of the willow." I notico that, besides the ol( Kerang Oltub a new club hal s been started in the town. I refer to the Trades men's Club. In my opinion this is a good thing for the cricket-loving portion of the communnity, as it ought to create a friendly spirit of rivalry, and thus frequently fur nish a good afternoon's sport during the season. First of all I will review the players of the Kerang Club. To continence with, there still remain in the ranks those old veterans at the game, Messrs. Stranger, Crawford, Truman, Sabine, M'Carthy, Stott, and Tregear, and, if they come up to their usual form, should be a thorn in the side of some of their opponents. I also observe that some of the old mlemlbers of the now defitnet Jntiors have taken up the cudgels on behalf of the same club, and I ...
PINE HILLS IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY TRUST. WEDNESDAY, 20th NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
PINE HILLS IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY TRUST. 1 EV:DNTSD.tY, t20tll No? \.1 I I ':. Present-Canrs. Fergiuson (chaiirman) Cadiusch, 'Morrisoon, Lfaiiltt'n ianI AU harry. 'ihe minutes of the previous meeting were read aind confirmllled. COIII"ESi POND ', ICE. From oliodgson anl Smith, engineers, stating that the leverls and snlrvevs wore compileted, and that the plans ;inilhi be ready for next meeting. ]Received. Front WiaLer Supply lde?atilnent, for warding copies of the conditions for the irrigation prize coimpetitioins for the cnr rent year. IReceived. From same, forwarding two copies of the departient's thirdI aLnial report. Received. ?i'xN?IAl. IIUSINESS. Cunr. CauluschL movedl that the copy of rules and regulations f r thla working of the trust, as snbiitted lby the trust's legal adviser, 3lr. Hughes, be adopted. Seoennded by OCr. Hamilton and carried. Tile chairman moved that a special meeting be hold on Wednesday, 27th inst., for the purpose of considering the engineer's propo...
THE TREASURER'S FINANCIAL STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
THE TREASURER'S FINANCIAL STATEMENT. .Mr. Gillies, in making his extra linan cial statement in ithe Legislative Assem bly on Tuesday, assured all who might he ituiid as to the future that the condition of tie colony was as sonld as ever, if not sounder, notwithst.anding that there had been heavy anticipations of revenue to ieect current obligations. On Augnet 31, when lthe accounits for tile year 1888-!) were closced, it was founcd thatt the surplus was .£1,704,8Y4l, instead of ;1l,i00,000 es tihinted in the bnlgeot to ba the surplls from the year. Thie total revenue for the current year was estimated to be 8,H1i8,8-t5, or including recoups .X10,737,000, whilo the expenlituro for the service of the year and on works to be re conpe:I would be t10,7083,73, which would give a snrpls of .£28,817 to be carried forward to the year 1890-91. Tliere wonlll ie the clOstomary savings, however, whliclh would bring the balance up to £178,847. A record had bee: taken of the ruvenne received for t...
SUNDAY EXCURSIONS. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
SUNDAY EXCUIHSIONS. [To run EIIIn TO r ni KE~I..S T?ull.] Sir,-1Il commion with somel of your correspondents, and wtith mlny ratepayers who hare not publicly expressed their views, I regret that thie membhlers of the tramway trnst hlave decided to rumn exenr hion trips on thie Lolrd's day. I trust that other, anid, in my opinion, wiser colnsels will prevail, :and that the decision already arrived at will he reversed.-Yours, etc., A. .1. COTLLOCOTT. ,eranng, 21st November, 1889.
MELBOURNE MARKET REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
MELOURNE MARKET REPORTS. Messrs. ]3inny Nicoll and Co., chaff mer. chants, 5t; Spencer-street, report:- The market for chnff has been very dull during the past week, owing to tihe large arrivals at Spencer-street. the bulk being principally new hay chaff, which will not beep over 24 hours, consequently we are compelled to push it off quickly. The heavy rains during Saturdnay and Sunday damaged a large quan tity of chaff, which had been discharged on the road, owing to the inadequate storage aceommtodation at Spencer-street. We quote prime green old to £4 5s; new, £3 15s; mnedium..: 3 5s to £3 10s; inferior and straw chaff unsaleable; oats, New Zealand, :ls (;.d; Victorians, 3s 3d ; wheat, 4s 10d; maize, Is; bran, 101 ; pollard, 10d.
MELBOURNE WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
MELBOURNE WOOL SALES. Tlm New Zealand Loan and M'ercantile Agency Co. held their usual wool sale yeStzr day, at which a catalogue of 1325 bales was offered to a full attendance of buyers. 'The market shows no change. Greasy nmerino combings sold up to 13.d, which was paid for bales marked TL over Tara, from near Penshnrst. and 4 bales ]Mellina over F, from nearlleniliquin. The GTIl clip, a deep, well-bred wool from near Albury, sold at an excellent ringo of prices, 4 bales CE realis ing 1.id, and 8 bales first lambs same price. i bales super lambs from the LI over Ilenambra clip sold at 13ad, and the leading line of this mark 1l3d. This wool was in excellent condition, bright and showy. 261 bales first combing Momnatang, was also sold at 1.?l, and 93 bales samne mark at 11d. 3 bales of super lambs from this clip realised 13. In erossbred the demand was good, the chief sales being 8 bales DC over Dunan. at 121d. and 8 bales comeback marked lIed Iill at the same price. In scoured a fe...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
CORRESPONDENCE. ((n.ntrnnutCeatfiole Initended mr ilaserttwi in this etwuldl should he nd,1rtnl ee t the I ditnr. The nrsunc nod a ddrenn of the w rite~r masit tat added, not nttrenerilp for ipnlieatine, Iut as it gecenntce fI gooii hillt. While we nre nt all tilme glhi tin r reicr ntd Iicbliiei ,niiecpm nee. aIillowim an nine,, t oi cItitanie ecneiniret ciiie romens ci j ccr.n olis. we iii cot hloll neijinclre reenienieile 1'.r any epiniiOii ecpIrns.ea i.]
WHY TEETH DECAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
WHY TEETII DECAIY. DECAr of the teeth (coris) is exceedingly common, especially anongcivilised people. The lack of power to resist this dise.ase may be due to the depression of vital vigoi r through over taxing the nervous s.ysem or through sedentary babits and luxurious livig. In this, as in other matters, there are itherited tcndtncies, and the children of these whose teeth decay , early tbemselves suffer the snmo -evil. Biut what is the ititmediate cauce of dental'decayl The solution is found in the germ theory, wlhich has already settled the origin of so many infec tions diseases. T~lhe miscroscopie germ, which are called bacteria, the -smallest of rganoised beings, so small that it takes 100,00) of themo placed lengthwise to measure an incl?, belong to the plant family. They multiply both by division and by the formation of spores.' The Epores, which correspond to seeds, have great vitality, and are unaffected by the temperature that would destroy the perent plant. The multipli...
HE KISSED HER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
HE KIS?~iD HIBE Is the hammock, slowly swinging, Where the butteitlies are winging Idly through the Summer air, ;Lies a maiden sweetly dreaming; Through the boughs the sunlight sraming Glints upon her golden hair. Coming cloe to hIer, I wonder " At ler beauty, and I ponder Whether it would be a sin o Just to kiss her, or would make her. Angry, if the kiss should wake her, Pressed above her dimpled chin. 'Neath her lashes bright eyes twinklig.. All at once garvene on inkling . - -Thit her sloinber is a sham i~Aid my faint resolvo grauri firm er dWhen her hipelips softly murmnur: - ' Goodness,ack' Don't be a clam 1 ! , •~ ~~~~~·· " ---.5 .:
THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS SALARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS SALARIES. The debate on the proposed increase of the salaries of the l.Railway Cotnuissioners in the Lcgislative Assembly on Tuesday was long an:md tedious. In the Appropria tion Bill in item appe wed to give the chairmllan of the Con1llissioners an extra £1000 a year, making his sa'ary -i4000, and to give the olher two Comnuissioners .0500 each, imaking a total of £2000 each. There was somne hope thant the decision of the previous 'Thursday might be reversed, because there were lre ore mellmbers present. On that day a Parliamientiry trip took place to Caimperdown, and the members who took part in it asserted that they had been kidnapped on that day by Messrs. Anderson and Uren, who took them away, knowing that the proposed increase of the salaries was t:; come on t'at date. Those two members laughed at the joke. Tlhey were :unised that anyone should consider thlem to be so crafty. However, the op. ponelllts of the increase were not success fil in their opp...
WHAT IS LOVE? [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
WHAT IS LOVE? LT CARLTJO HUGHES. "Now what is love' I must confecss J wonder as I dare to guess. Perhaps a substance light as air, Perhaps a vision sweetly fair, Perhaps a dream, perhaps a fact, Perhaps a thought, perhaps an act Perhaps a fruit w earn to eat; Perhaps a somethign far from sweet. It blinds the eyesto every ill, It captures judlmeint, fetters will; It throws a glaimourovcr all; And'deafens'ears to feason's call. It bends us totyeranic rule, And serves alike the sage and fool It weaver anet llihearts about, And Ioigis'Rihen they eannot get ont. 'Tins grandly brlliant to the young, It gleams in eyes, it drops from tongue, Its volume may no te so much, But yet he felt in gesttlet touch. It thrills ybu'as electrie shock, It melts the ice, it retds the.rock, It throws o0er all m~stic spell, Then what is lore I -caiiot tell. The dreaming girl, the happy wire Would tell you ' Love is all of life !" ',The disappointed oncs would say " 'Tis but a phantom of a day !" The child o...
RUST IN WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
RUST IN WHEAT. 'fito following description of the fungoid disease known as "rLst," taken frnom the Miilrlar, Cullibtlor, gives the life history of the parasite with accuracy. The pest ha:s manifested itself in many parts of South Australia, and lightly at Mlildura, antI as sulphur is an antidote to, or pre. ventative of, all attacks of low fungoid growths, the season should not be allowed to pass over without its being tried ex hauustively : " Wheat rust is due to the attacks of several species of minute fungi, and is developed in its elementary stages upon weeds. This rust belongs to a division whiclh is capable of developing several distinct forlms in the course of ai year: andl at least oneo form appears on a plant very different from that lupon which its first for in develops. The transfer of this disease from one host plant to another is accoimplisihed by means of unn lllloros smalll spores fromll the preceding growth. The life history of these plants may heo divided into three...
LADIE'S COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 22 November 1889
COLUMN i l?rAit people admire leaves as much as floers, and what is more beautiful in nature thani the foliage of trees and slhtbsl How s wonderful it seems when ue contemp!ate the fact that out of' the number of the millions of J trees and their countless leaves, not two of their e! leaves are prscisely similar, but differ in 0ome respect, for nature never repeata herself. How t interesting it is to watch the tender leaf, as it a develolpeu itself day by day, until it is gradually o matured, and hardened to bear the rough winds and burning rays of heat which it will have to t cneounter during its short span of existence. t No artist, however clever with pencil or brush, a can produce a perfect sketch of their delicate vein tacery. Yet an excellent impression may c to taken by any one who has neter receive I a drawing lesson, and, if 'produced in colonur, the presentment will serve loornamentmany articles, such as fire screens, blotting cases, and decora ting terra-cotta ware. The o...