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BENALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
[FRO -OUR-OWN-I-CORR ESiONDENT]. Thl sva:nbcy s c;asd by ,tfliei.thaisfei-of constable Lawless (troop horse breaker) froim Benella to Geolong,-has been filled by consthable Kostiadt, from the depot. This officer, like his predtc ssor~lflu the itmb of being a-, godxl roughl rider. Although it was reported in thell rahld ~,natd days ago thatl detective Duncan, who has been for s,ne time pis?atstationud in this district, was about to resume dutly in the mietropolis, the police authorities: here have received no intiiation of such a change; neither has the astute oIlicer most interested reiccived any notice to bhld himself in reidinuess for a depa:rture to his old scene of lal ,o, whien cerltaily he would be 2iaoue - inlhis clcienit "' tlh~; ill a quiet up-couintry town like 1eiualla. Dr Morliouse, 3ishlii of:: Melbourne, will visit licnella shortly. The incimn bent of Trinity. Cihuiir (the ROv.p,,E., Rtoddi"i is prelpariU'ig a class fr: -uintir ilation. - The local conthaiei 'ut of the...
Presbyterian Church, Karramomus. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
Presbyterlan Church, KarraumemuM. The members of the Iarramomus Presbyterian Church held their annual tea-meeting on Friday evening last, which proved a great success. The inclemency of the weather during the early part of the day caused a number of the residents to doubt the success of the meeting ; but, however, towards the afternoon it cleared up, and a fine evening followed, and it is estimated that about two hundred people were present. The tables, covered with a variety of tempting viands, were pre sided over byMesadames McKay, Runci man, Ick and Patterson, with several able assistants ; and also the bachelors' table, by threedashing bachelors, who donned .white aprons, and presided over the fes tivities with a grace sufficient to rival the 'most accomplished city restaurant waiter. After having partaken of. the good things provided, the tables were removed, when the meeting opened by Mr W. Duncan being voted to the chair, who called upon the Rev. Mr. Weir to-:address, the mee...
LOCAL MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
LOCAL MARKETS "The local mill reports having purchased -during week, over 230 bags of wheat and "290 bags oats, at the following prices: Wheat, Ss 2d to 3s 4d; oats, 2s 4d to 2s Gd; -barley, 4s 2d., also has on hand for sale a splendid sample of Port McDonnell hand tlhreshed seed wheat, and also Imperial variety. Splendid sample Tartarian oats for sale, about 100 bags, yield 8 bags to the acre. Mr. P. F. McCluskey reports having purchased for the week : 25 bags of wheat, .250 bags of oats, at the following prices : -Wheat of good quality, in new bags, 3s 2Ad; oats, 2s 5d feed, 2s 9d seed. Mr C. L. DeBuos reports prices locally as follows. Fresh butter 8d to l 0d Potted butter Gd to 7kd. Eggs, Is 3d. Fowls, 2s to 3s per pair. )ucks 3s per pair. Turkeys 5s to 10s per pair. Sheepskins 3d to 4Ad. TJides 2d to 2,d. Kangaroo skins 9d to Is. Id. Wallaby id, to 7d. Oppossum 2s Gd to 4s Gd. Bear 2s 61 Wattle Bark, £2 to £G per ton. J. E. HaUdbury and Co. report : prime cask butter,74 to 9d; ...
GAZETTE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
GAZETTE XOTICEiS. The following are the fixtures for the various courts to be held at Benalla, according to the last Gazette :-Court of Assize, 4th May; County Court, 9th May; General Sessions, 13th August. License Approved :-James Harper, 77a, Molka. License Declared Void:--James F. Smith, 19a, Monea North. Applications for Leases Approved : Wm. Kennedy, jun., Molka, 22a 2r 19p. Ga:ette Notice Cancelled: - Alfred Goulter, Gowangardie, 320, gazetted 19th August, 1881.. . " _ -
"Advance, Australia!" [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
"A ALdrancc, Auustrnsala The Daily News published the follow ing poem just after the receipt of the news that the colonies had offered their scrvices forthe Egyptian war:-- , Sons.f the giant Ocean isle, . In sport our friendly foes so long, Well England knows you, and. we smile, When you outmaroh us many a while. So fleet you are, so keen and. strong ! - You, like that'fairy people set . Of old, within the circling sea, Far off from men, might well forget This elder nation's toil and fret, - , Might heed. not aught save' game and Sglee I! But wabt your fathers were you are, In lands the fathers never. knew,??,: 'Neath skies of alien sigin and star, You rally to the English war, : Your hearts -are English hearts, and true .! Ay, now. when first the shadow falls On England and the touch of Fate, You answer ere your Mother calls, You leave your ocean-girdled walls, Anid face our foeman in the gate 1
Strathbogie Ranges, No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
Strathboffie Ranwges, No. 1. tI -. - fe Wh Vl the history of Euroa Shire comes hi to be written, not the least interesting a part of it will be contained in an account ail of the occupation of that wild and rugged at stretch of country, which forms the be greater portion of the South Riding, ne generally .known as" the Strathbogie wi Ranges.. This large district, comprising to about 100 square miles, was, a few years wi ago, little better than a' wilderness of wl forest; hill and dale,- blocked .with. im- ea passable beltsof. wattle, ti-tree,ferns, and iii other kinds. of scrub, and' littered with or dead timber.: . It was a terra incognita to the selector, a great Wall: of Tartary to the swagsman and tnv clleir and heritable freehold to the inobs of kangaroo, wail laby and wild cattle. It was. penetrated Be now and then by a few boundary riders and others- employed dn .the stations of Saintfield,: Strathbogie j :Faithful Creek,. G Honeysuckle and Springs. ' Accounts C given by some...
Karramomus South Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
Kasrramsnmus South Sports. The following are the nominations and handicaps for the various races: Fzxr IRACE. .W. H. Snail ... --. scratch T. Ryan,. 2 ydsa T. Welsh,: . 8 ,, J.: Kennedy, 8,, W. Denner . .... 8 ?, H. Mooney 9 ,, H. Morgan . 10,",..,. .G. Worland 10,, .N. Violettown. .. . :.11:, J. Kelly 13 J. Broderick ...... 16 ,. HURDiLE RACE. *W. H. Snail .. .. scratch T. Ryan .D. Patterson....--i' 7 pyds Geo. Worland.. ... 10 ,. W. :Itooney 10,, .H: Morgan'.. ...:. 42, . J. Kennedy. ..? 7: 13 , J Kelly : ... ... 15, J. Smallen . ... 15, J. Broderick .c. .f. 20 - 0 T Parkinson : . , scratch. _As Taylor 400 T. Wir'nell 00 ' *Assa ned narucsia.:--'
Atoms of Items. Rainfall general. More wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
* Atoms of Items. Rainfall general. .More wanted. Saturday ,was the 31st anniversary of the last war between England and Russia. Six Russian war vessels rendeavousing at Cape, Town.' What forl . Excellent progress being made with' defence works. .. British reserves and militia called out for the third time in. history. - The first ti was during the Crimenan War 1854, and the o second during the Indian mutiny,1857. Frencl force under :General Negrir 1 repulsed by a large body .of Chinese. 200 men lost. S Chinese completely routed by French on -i 13th, after severe fighting. Beach defeated Haulan, winning, the championship by six lengths.. The neivws of Beach's victory over Hanlan was brought to Sydney by thousands of carrier pigeons. Yellow and black silk haudkerchiefs, Beach's colors, found' ready sale at £1 re each immediately after the boat race. ai The Right Rev. Dr Reville has been consecrated coadjutor bishop. of Sanld hurst. - S During the month of January there were 6997 arri...
WAR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
WAR NEW W t. The New South Wales contingent has been definitely attached to the Guards Brigade, which consists of the 2nd bat talion Scots' Guards the 3rd battalion Grenadier Guards, and the 1st battalion Coldstream Guards, under the command, of Bievet Major-GenbralFremantle.. The march to Tamai was to have'been comn nienced on Thursday. Disheartened by. recent defeats, and the consequent desertion of his followers, Osman'Dilnia las fallen back from the strong position he had taken `up. near Tanain: The general advance, has there fore been posponed until arcconnoissance has been made by a body of cavalry. The N.S.W.'contingent have recieved their sumnier "clothing, and have been interviewed by General Graham. They have been complimented: on their smart appearance. Arrangements for the com meucement: of the line of railway-from Suakin, :in the direction of Berber, are being actively, pushed forward.
VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
qVIOLET TOWN .- of With the ;general advance of this dis trict, Violet Town is rapidly pushing for- ti ward into prominence and prosperity. To T those who can look back' upon the place ox as it was a few years ago, the change that th has " come o'er the spirit of its dreams" in is calculated to excite the.. profoundest to surprise. New buildings have sprung up T as if by magic, new faces appeared in the or erstwhile quiet streets, trade received an .1 immense impetus, and the "family coach," which had been slowly and serenely di bumping along for years at an undisturbed w jog-trot, was suddenily brought to a gallop m by the combined influences of the iron cc horse and a large increase of selectors. To fo Ineet the natural requirements of the in place, tradesmen were forced to put forth tip their best. efforts to keep pace with the ti, times, and fresh blood brought with it vi keener competition and more extensive lh business transactions. The streets at ,s tines present a very livel...
The last Match. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
lThe last Matelh. rew incidents of the famous Greely expedition to the northern seas make so vivid an impression upon the mind as one recorded by Sergeant George B1. Rice, who did not live. to return tdhis home and friends. A sledge'party was detailed to .visit and examine Hall's Rest on the coast of Greenland. In the course of this exs pedition the stock of niatches that the men had brought was reduced to one. It was a,_miserably cold evening, when the slhivering group of mengathered in their damp tent to watch the attempt to ignite,.by this single. match, the spirit lamp upon -which their lives depended. ,The lamp once lighted, there' was warmth and warm food 'at their command.; the" lamp unlighted, there was not vital force left in the party j to resist the' fatal chill of the Arctic night, With what breath less interest the experiment was watched we can scarcely imaim.ne "The match," wrote Sergeant Rice in his diary, "snapped, crackled, and showed a -little: flame, which by dext...
Violet Town Police Court. TUESDAY, MARCH 31ST, 1885. (Before Mr H. Linard, J.P.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
Violet Town Police Court. TUESDAY, MAtCII 31ST, 1855. (Before Mr H. Linard, J.P.) ASSAULT. . Newby v. Drewitt: Action to bind over defendanlt to keep the peace. Mr Brown appeared for plaintiff.: 'Mrs Newby, sworn, deposed -She lived at Gowanbgardie. On the night of the 24th ult., the defendant, my brother, came to our place in reference to a cow that had trespassed on my husband's ground. He called me a mean thing, and after some words had passed between us caught hold of and threatened to throttle me. To the 'defendant: You said you would choke me if 1 said your wife was a liar. Wm Drewitt deposed that he merely went to Newhy's to caution the plaintiff, and never laid hands on her. The defendant was bound over to keep the peace for six mntohs in his own recognlsances.
Didn't care about futures. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
Didn't care about futures. "I have longed to go. into the news?.~ paper business, and I think that I haved some good ideas, too," said a rudely-facedi.d youth as he entered our office. " Yes," said we, " why we have enough humour in this office to excite the risi bilities of a corpse, and what we want is: a man that can sit down aid pen off a few brilliant ideas." The stranger told us that lie would some day call at the office and write soime gems, which he thought would startle the public. "Ohl, well," said we, "just sit down at that table over there, and show -us what- you" can do. We are short of copy - anyhow, and maybe you can: help us out.. - "All right," said the stranger, and lhee sat down at .the table, scribbled a few moments, aid then laid a piece of paper on the editor's desk, with the following words written on it: ".The pen is mightier than the s-ord." We looked at him a moment and said : "That's very good. Please explain it to us.' "Why, certainly -I'll explain. .What...
The cats. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
The . catsi. Hear the iwarbling of the cats - erry cats! _ Oh, I love to hear the :music of their : midnight nightly spats As they waltz around and frisk alli - In the icy air of night. - In a way so weird and brisk all. -: ' While their shapely tails whisk all, With a Cataline delight Keeping time with their tails, Like a lot of Runic flails, - To the con-cat catenation (sung in sundry sharps and flats)' . . Of a canticle on rats, Rats, rats, rats, Rats To a wild carnivorous canticle on rats ! Hear the turbulent Tom cats-. Daddy cats ! How the' catapultic. bootjack interrupts - their fiendish chats !- ' In the darkness of the night, How their ghoulish outcries smite Portland Flats ! Front their catacoustic throats An intense: Cataphonic ditty floats To the turtle-cat tthat'listens when she gloats. On the" fence !-". Ah, the tabby-cat that listens while -. she gloats. To the > surging cataclysm , of their wild catarrhal notes ! -. Hear the hoarse grandfather cats-, . - -. Aged ca...
Euroa Police Court. FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH. (Before Messrs McCormick, P.M., and M'Guiness, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
Euroa Police Court. FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH. Before Messrs McCormick, P.M., and McGuiness, J.P.) A young man, charged on warrant with having deserted his illegitimate child at Iotham, was remanded to appear before 1 the Hotham bench at nine o'clock on o Monday morning. Bail was allowed iil one surety of £30, and himself in a like &lt; amount. It was at once found. f G. Dale and A. Fullarton were res- 4 pectively fined 40s, and 2s 6d costs, for . having left fires unprotected; the former 1 in his own paddock at Miepoll, and the latter in a paddock of Mr DeBoos' "near the township. " Wall v. Challenger. - Illegal detention of a horse. Mr Turner appeared for the plaintiff. Mr O'Leary said that he appeared to watch the case on the part of Mr A. &nbsp; Hogg, who would be a third party in the case, as he had placed the horse in dis pute in the hands of Slee and Ogilby, &nbsp; auctioneers, for sale and Challenger had purchased from them, George Morgan Wall deposed that h...
MOGLONEMBY JOTTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
MOGLOT i1nY£ JOTTIXGaS T always like to relate deeds of heroism, particularly when the heroic deed is performed by one of the fair sex. A lady, an intimate friend of mine, a few days ago was returning from a visit to a friend.. The fact that she was returning from a visit is sutli eient guarantee that it was towards the close of the day-in point of fact old King Sol had just. hid his face below the western horizon. When about half-way home she noticed a. black object stretched directly across the path at her feet, said object being a monster of a snake. Allowing for excitement under such circumstances. we will place his snakeship's length at four feet.' Now many ladies would have screamed out, and set off on a good round go-as-you-please rate for the starting point of their journey:; some would have stood spell-bound, unable to move forward or to beat a hasty retreat ; others, again, would have stood and screeched with such vigor that not only the snake, but any other living creatu'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
.STFTIONERY, -t: CONFECTIONERY, -Reti?felmnentM. WILLIA-M SWABY, RAILWAY STREET, Having opened the above business hopes by strict attiietioni to hiineiss did keeping none but the BEST GOODS to obt?in a share of patronag'e . N.B.-W. S., beiig' cisli' biyecrs is prepared to sell at the lowest possible re nuneration. TEA:o n'COFFEE 'AT ANY. HOUR r DRESS M SERIis' ?D nLL NERS? :-: (Lateof 3relbourue.).; r? - HAVING commenced. Business,; at .fully solicit a share ofthe patronage of the above.Town.and surrounding distriet. All order ;prousiiupily executed in - latest style iid15i sort l o . oik W..i LONGL ? J.; ,: E Y, " " Pajid0c a ei; i .?r?gePa -or. Coaonlainte.r a..1n Writer AND.ESON: STREET,A: EUROA. j " Publitce:oticc* E UR DA, D E \ T?/oTIIER,' Issued EVERY:F 1!I DAY l;M ONING, Ci:eiil?atcs th ??ito ?t th NORTII EA ISTERN -':'DISTRICAl' Aniis, t PEST DVERRTLSING IEDIUiI On thel,whol line., llThe: Euroai Adrtis r" is '; l.'IS.lD IN THE LARGE AND IM.PORTANT OF-0 - OF EXECUTED WITTI N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
C0. A. SIEBERT, Tendcer of Music, DESIRES to announce to the public of Euroa, that having taken up his re sidence here, will receive pupils for Violin and Brass Instruments,. also Piano and Singing. 0. A; S., trusts to give. every satisfac tion and desires the support and patronage -of the residents of Euroa. Pianos carefully and thoroughly tuned 10s. Sd. in township; 15s. outside and neighbouring townships. Orders by post or otherwise promptly attended to. TERmIS-PAYABLE STRICTLY ?I ADVANCE. ADDREss C. A. SIEBERT. care of P. F. M CLUSKEms EURCA. MR. H. H. REEVES. EUROA, TEACIER of Piano and Theory Sing= .ing, and Drawing. Terms on application to the above address. IMPORTANT TO FARMERS P:J F..: McCLU S K EY, . RAlis-.WY PLca EsnoA. ; -. y - EGS to annonnce to the farenrs of Gthis and the neighbouring districts that having got a commission from a well known Melbournoe firm he is prepared to buy Oats, Wheat and Barley in any. quan ties. ' Highest price given for good clean samples. - ...
VIOLET TOWN POST OFFICE. Departure of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 3 April 1885
VItOLETT. TO.WN :POST. OFFICE. Departure of3 ZaInis. iLuLS close at Violet- Town Post Office as follodws: For Melbourne daily at 9.30 a.m.,, and 5.30 p.m. ForTalnleugh, Tanlough Nortlh, (loose bag), and Caniambo--Mondays, Wednes days, and Fridays... Mails miade up pre vious night 8 p.m. . - For Marrraweeney (loose lans), Boho tloose bag), ind Stratlhbgic No'rth (loose bag)-Tuesdays, and Fridays,(:10.40 p.Im. For PBiriigtotn's, Canniamb(lboose' ba) -Mondays, Wednesdaysi. and- Fridays. Miails. made up previous night 8 p.nm. A rrivai : o"f 1Zil. Ls arriv a arrivet Violet'Toim-i Post'. Office as follows: Front Melbourne daily 10:35 a.m.,' arid" 7.20 p.m. Froii Tamleugh, Tainleugh North, and Caniambio---MInidays, \Wednesdayss 'and Fridays,. 430 p.m. :. . From Ma;rraweeney, Boho, and Strath bogie North l-Tuesd.ys, aid: Frida;ys, 6.30 p.m. .. From .-: Gow?.angaLrdic,-Tuesdays, and Fridays 10 a.m ....... . ... Front Birriugton's,,- C:uniattbo-sMon day,,Tuesdays, aad Fri:laysi -4.30 pain"