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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 January 1883

Coaches, &c. COBB and CO.'s COACOHES leave C CRITERION HOTEL. SALE, to BAIRNSDALE,-.1145 p.m. 'daily (iSunday exceptod); arriving at ' Bairnsidalo at 7.30p.m. areo, 10s. lInformation &. at Cobb ROBERTSON, WAGNER & CO. Sale to Maffra and Newry ROYAL MAIL.' J FISHER'S. comfortably. cvered, e. 'COACH will RUN DAILY botiveon tilo aboveoplacs, leaving, Newry daily at 0.45 a.?nm., ffrH 11.15 a.m ., arriviig at Sale at 12.45-p.m, and..roturntho amo 'day, .lceiaving Sald' at 22.30, niriing at Mstffra 4 p.nm, andNSewry 5.30 p.m. Passe ngora and parcels bookedat the 7folloiw;ing places :-..,:, , . :? ' 'Salei" D~utgDabnu's'. Crtortion 'H.tel; : Maffs}i' WVm. Bannister's ,Cindcn'Hotel; " nld'at 'Ivln'e N0'sio Hoitel.. : All'pRicols elft'for conveyanco must be prpaid, otherwise they..will not b' for 2HIIYFIELD 1TO ;'M AFFAy.I -t'HE. .Convo?aicod2between-the above ::J?lt.:places ,wall fboe:DISCONTINUED _,until .further, notico.': Any' .parcels tlhat can be forwarled oniho...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MAFFRA STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 22 January 1883

COMMERCIAL INTELkIGENCE. AeFFrO5 STOCE RPORToS. Messrs A. M'Lean and Co., of Malfra, reyort :-A large supply forward, but competition not very brisk; chiefly owing to the fall in the Melbourne market. Store Cattle.-We yarded about 400, nearly all of which were bullocks, but on account of harvesting and in consequence of the extremely hot and dry weather a very little business done. One lot of 100 bullocks from Comongin Station, Queensland, the finest we ever yarded in Maffra, were turned out unsold. However, we expect stores to be very scarce shortly, and prices to! improve considerably. Fat Cattle.-Bul locks, inferior quality, LI 12s Gd, L5 16s to LG: cows, L4, L4 10s, LA 12 6d, 4IA 16s, LS, L5 7s Gd, L5 10s and LI 15s, ; vealers, 12s to L1 8s; 2 year olds, LS 2s 6d to L3 15s; stores, bullocks only one young mob sold, .bringing IA 2e Gd; steers, L310a and L3 15e ; cows, only a few forward, selling from L2 15s to L3 7s 6d. Messrs. R. Guthridgo and Co., report: -Fair supply of cattle...

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A WOMAN'S WIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

A ;WOMAlN'S. WIT . t Sany ofthe ,first settlers of (Illinois were rude,in speech and rough in manner.;Money.was scarce with:them and; service was paid for in produce. Governor B-;-. used to illustrate these incidents of froontier life by the ao lowin 'niecdote: One di tlhere came to this office a young' man ac omsanie'd by a young WOman` . " Be you the Squire " r: ked' h manly youth?.r :. - "Bow much do youcharge I One dollar. i the legal fee Sir."q ."Will you take 'your fee in. bees. "Yes, if you can'pay caslin!:' t " '.Well, go ahead and tie the knot and P11 fetch in tbhe ?ax"i "' i "id: theft Squir'ethinking" there was a :good .chance fora .little fun;: " bring in the beeswaxdrst, and then I'll marry you " ;;Iteluctantly the youth went out to where was hitched ,the horse,'. upon which, Darby ,and Joan fashion, they. had ridden and brought the ewax in sack. On being weighed;,.its ;:val 'was found tob e only sixty centsh. "tie the knot,and 'lllfetch morewas ncxt week." " t "No, Sir...

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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

M1ISCELLANEOUS Horses are dying, iiPhilidelphia, by thonsands. >ri I'i SThe. Oreswickfund is uncreasigrgwith There are ome dlve or six.cases of scarlot fever iii Gordoni. ' '"<, STiheharrier systeh iis'to be'abolioshed atirailwaystatist ons;c' -,:!sl:, ";;u : Over.£50( havoe been. suliscriled to, ;the,workwomen's strike fund. 1*-, •, Benjamin,lMills has be?n?arrepted inm Brisbane for stealing 600 os. of gold. The ,relative cost of gas and electri city continues to' be a subject of dia oussion. "d _ :;;- : ThILaunceston Stock Eixchange hag subscribed: £100: for: the" Creswicle Disaster Relief qpnd t ,;? .??,?, The Colas Reformer'. says-that the indir~tions of coal ini the, Cape Otway -Forest are far 'superior 'tothosdi at: Portarlingtounor Coloraine-. : ,, ,;' r: Happiness is: often-at, our: side,-and we pass, her by.;. misfortune is far off, and woruslh to meet her. A - ,Chinese corin, 3,0O yarsir d has: beie! found. by gold-miners'd?igging a. ,olaim:at Cassiar:iBritia...

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MELBOURNE STOCK REPORTS Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

MELBOURNE: STOCK REPORTS' S(BEn~ELorinio TEEo .) ; Wdnesday Evoning Me8ss.r A. M'Iean and do. report: Fat Cattle 1',70i head forward; a: ligghlitiee ii good' and'.priie Isorts d took. placo;,othors dull. We sold 30 bullockl~ fMr J? . 1 M'IFarlao to L8 c 12s' d;-20 for Mr J. MIiitooh to L9; , 21 for Mr; Boland ito L8U.lsa; 20 for A Mr. W.- Buokley to: L1,, toppingthe I marketb.;, ý?r., (ameron's cows to L'7 5s; Stratford'bullocksto LT, and cows at L6 12s .diiMr' ,. M'Lean's Iul locks 'to 2a L ' 6d and Mr. M awley's -cows iorLOL s 1 'x 8&-l Messra. Poirers, Rutherford'and Co. report' a follow-ii l,700 attl yarded, iicluding oOwotsd ioii Queensland, I but' amongst the supply was' a" fair sprinking ,'f good and prime quality, '. which;: sold; about 20s in .advance of I low in fl insf I " 1 hd low ratosruling last'week ,other kinds. aleso realised much more satsfactory prices tli lt I Weiidneday.j. We, sold 30 bullocksland cows for Mr M'auloy,. Ioddon. Park thf&rie at L9 ...

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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) LONDON, Jan. 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

EUROPEANI 'TELE GRAMS. Lonoon, Jan. 22.' The Dublin detectives are daily accumulating, fresh evidence with re spect to the Phamnix Park murders, and they are now very sanguine that they will shortly be able to put, their, lhands on the actual perpetrators , of ,th crime. The carman Kavanagh,. who it is: believed drove the assassins to the scone of the Phomni Park murders, and who is also suspected of having driven the' three men -whb recently attempted the life' of f Field, an obnoxious juror,. has. been; re.arres ed, very strong incriminating evidence having, it it alleged", .been. jobtained against him. . ., atrick Delany, who was recently convicted oh a charge of attempting to murder Judge 'Irawon,, is stated to have. made some startling revelations since his incarceration 'IiHeo exprpeses his willingness, tp give valuable infor ination. in: return "for a free pardoq., Th feahr' of detoction has induced bther suspeoted::persoins to voluntoor state monts to the police, .. * The; d...

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AN IMPOSSIBLE PUFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

: ni & IMPOSSIBLE' PUFF." sr il?,I Iave taken';your. paper;ifor 261 ,, year , a he comrmenced, -as he reached !i.thehtead -of rthe estanirs, :', and isow I ih tiant-a ilf." :Hle woas 'a ieiy' tall,i 'silnd'er ni'ii m;had a face wliichadln't sisiled riinc ii 1842, andhis neck was i miced by, wite "'raiat, hnd liis ''lid' were thrust into black gloves. '"I',v got a new hearse, a n.ew stock of coffins, and I want a local notice," he continued, and he sat down and. .sighed,, as if ready to screw a coffin= r,-tidrdown.... "My dear sir," replied the man in the corner, "I've met you a;several funerals, and your general ,enaring has created a favorable im pression. You sigh with the sighers, grievo withthe grievers, and on er i: tra occasions you can shed tears of :sorrow, even though you know that ;f0you can't get 10 per cent of youri bill under six months. I've sean you ..listen to. eulogies on men who owed' I you for 20 years before their death, a?d you looked oven more solemn th...

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CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our Correspondents.] THINGS IN GENERAL. TO THE HEDITOR OF THE SPECKTATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

[We do not hold ourselves responsibl9 for Stheopiionof our, Corresponelont ] '. THINGSB IN GENERAL. * TO THE IIEDIRTO OF THE SPrCKTATE5L MY DuAn. Sun,-I allus 'said as how I ud rito tothe noospaper about things goin rong like they her jus now. Why look at Stratford 'a complaning about not getting a railrodo, when what cause as they for a crying down Briagolon, whro. oughter had one and leave Stratford alone; they aint gotinothil in,tlelo place to blow. about now ozeep their, tunible about houses, as is rotten. 'AltgethOr,' there's very few 'people. there, and.thly does nothin, and will do. leas when, they bilds the raleway from here to Brigolon, so wat's the kood of thoni' iokilriago'ithe bricks, and morter., Sail: is ,with:. them a course, and would be in anythin as ud htrt' Maflt'i What's real bread aid jam to'emfit they..oily knowed it; rimdtheoy areoriled, 9a? .the.lcotryroun und h:pre. ways"is inook superor, than Sail is, and can lick em hans down in- ov~iytiitn and ud beet em ...

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MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

MELBOURNE. (rsosc o0n own connBsrsBON?NT.) 'W:Wdneday. 1BiNotliing is! talked"ofbin theo city at present,but tlhe defeat' of' the'Austra" linateam of cricketers, and the victory of our English- rvisitors 'has proved' as completo as it was unexpected. Before the!i~itclit' six to four" against' the .Englishmen, was freely offered but mot 'withl;little response. However, the glorious uncertainty of such contests is; I'suppose, their chief attrction. It is marvellous how, popular the game of cricket'is becoming. I never noted this miore forcibly than oni Saturdsy,' when, despite tho fact that tihe day threatened rain, and was altogether most unpro pitious for outdoor pastimes, the Mel bourne Cricket Ground presented the appearance of a vast hive of, human beings. The ladies in all the height of fashioil congregated in large numbers, many wearing the respective colors of theirafavorites, while the-lords of. crea tion were as excited as bookmakers over the Melbourne Cup. Tihe play of the ...

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MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

MAIL NOTICES., Mails close at the Ma'ffra Post-office for *the following places as undoer:- - For Sale Roscdalo,' Traralgon, WVa halla, Toongabbio, . Melbourne, FPe Albort, Taravillo, &o., at 14 alm. daily. For Stratford,' Bainedalo,' Bruthen, Omoo, Grant, Dargo, etc., daily at 12.30 For Upper Mafth daily at 4 p.m. For RHoyflold, Glonmaggio, Cowwar, and Seaton, on Tuesdays, Thursdpys, iad Saturdays, at 4 p~m,u Briagolong, daily at'5 pm. The Post-offico ia opon for telegrPam at 8.80 am. postal business, at 9 Lo.', a·d olooes'at 6 p.m. Mails oloaq for Maffra at the under montloned placose.s under : Salo, at 2 p.m, dally, Briagolong, at 8 am, daily.. Nowry, at .830 a,m. daily. Stratford, at 8.15 p.m. daily lf yflold, 8.30 am. Tuesdays, Therne days, and BSturdays.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

Ti;i adE'BO esRes .WATO ?E.LOR, .JE .PELLEA.i1. .E COEM. I AN, whil retrn., .. . k 5 o te , Bie r o-OP "th;ert' o i . ccord himJ,,:. :+ : + t?o-t?, ? . , u. : in brfwyian g, o d i:"g.- Postan the. . u-. ur"i ,*et, . . n t e.I r. ..le !0 M Jrch,.18 ,s.. Lire doon?blor tohe S Thatrarla, tro lie . e it;r . b ti Ott i. A LL orderui cod1!' COommuniEaitione mei# pr9mptn n attendeai to.-; ind eri 4o ' a s to brewr n Watches 'and h aJewelley packet ",. SWATCHES, QLOCaeS, & SPEOTAOCLE MAUlICE COLEMAN'S GXPPSL4ND. , BREWERY (Imra Miis. M'Ivna's). AURICE COLEMAN while return. jeg thanks for, the fiboer, patron age hitherto accordo4 hiim, bo g to intl. mate to the poblo in general that he hae availed himiseolf of all the recointl imrove= teente in brewing; and having obtained the servioee of a skilled uhome brewer, and by using only the best.matorialsethe market can offord, le in a positioc to. supply an artigle uenperpaeeod in the district. Sale, SOthlMarch, 1881. _-T rade Addresses* '...

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THE Maffra Spectator. THURSDAY MORNING, JAN. 25, 1883. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

TIlE THURSDAY MORNING, JAN. 25, 1883: AT a committee meeting of the Maffra Shire. Council, :held on Tuesday,.,tho reply was read of th 'Sale 'Borough Council to the ]Mai ra Co icl's' invita tion to hold a conference to)consider the present railway 'question. The. committee were of o'pininii:a that Itho reply was couched inany.thing but amicable terms, and regretted that the Sale Borough Council should .give as one of its excuses, the reason that the Mafrra Shire Council on a previous occasion declined to attend a conference held at Sale, when it was well.known that the Bairnsdalo Council 'also de clined to attend such conference, the conference referred to having for' its object the alteration of a line of route for the railway as proposed, through the Railway League, by, so largo a number of each council's ratepayers, whose decisions the councils wore bound to support;, and that such a very paltry excuse would have a tenidenoy tod:*lace ithe Sale Borough Councillors i anyuin ,uLaLc...

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MAFFRA MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

MAIFRA. MECHANICS''IN?. ,.; STITUTE. "..:' . ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Therannual:ineetitigf of members of this ,institutionbipostponed from Thurs day, 18th inst:;, was hcld at the Shire Hall, oni Tuesday'evening last, and 'vasi veiTy woll attendried' considering thl ii manfier:such meotinge are.attended iii Mafiaj though' it.was a.?erye poor ref presentationl of 1the-largeinumber' of subscribers:; The president, Dr: Eccles took the chair,.andopened?the mneqting by, citing ..the rule,under which they, were called' together.. ~The minutes were read and' confirmed, after which was.read .the- . Ladies and Gentlemen,- Your coni mittee for the past year ..leg to place before.you, their report, and trust their, actionis i?i conducting the affairs of the institute mnaypmeetwith your a:pproval. At: theocommencoment of the past year.: there were forty persons on our list! of; subscribers, this number lias "been steadily'increasing~; and at the endl of the year reached seienty-one,.their sub amo...

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A GALLANT EXPLOIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

A....A GALLAN EXP~LOIT. .... r: Amost; gallant. exploit:is ;rcor ed of Lieutenant -Lang, of;the:Seaforth campaign He swam across tlhe. canal at Shalufi; and, under aiheavy fire, cut the rope of the ferry boit andS broughl It vieorby wihich, means he was en abled to get his men across and put to rout two regiments -of Egyptians r:who were entrenched in ,the villas. With- his own hand he killed the colonel r though the number of the ;enemy was over the Highlanders as 10 to on, lihe succeeded in making them evacuate the place. He was re commended; by his: own officers for theY.C., and also very strongly by the naval authorities, but was refused by :the Commander-in-Chief, 'because he considered that so few of our mer~ :li e been killed. Was (says "World") 'the risk not sufficient to authorise his 7ecominending this gallant young soldieri or' was it because he belonged to that gallant band who made the finest, marlEon .record under ,'othe's gallant generalr ?

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

Aucnotions.. FAT AND STORE CATTLE, . MAFFRA, FRIDAY, JAN. 21.x H'LEAN and CO. will ll l their 20 Prime Fat Bullocks and Cows, :40 Good Bullocks, 4 to 5 yrs, good " order, 100 CMagnificent Cowl Cowl- Heifers all one brand, splenriidly bred. ' 40 Good Bullocks and Cows 8.·--0 Fat Cows. .65 aSlf-fat Cos, 1220 AOP5IIS GOOD GRAZING IAND -- FOR SALE.' MA 'LEAN & CO,, have for private sale on account of L: C. Smith, q., of Melbourne, the promperty known as THE BACK CREEK PADDOCK, ii Tinamba, containing 1920 acres of good Grazing Land, well grassed and abun dantly watered in all seasons. The pro pirty is securely enclosed with post and rail, cattle and sheep proof fences, and is admirably situated, the survey of the pro posed railway to Bairnedalo passing Sthrough it. Thera Is a aplendid supply of Red Gum timber on the property which will be extremely valuable .for railway sleepera &c., alsa a comfortable cottage. -- Early application invited, IHAVITNG Established a Branch o...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

Coaches,' &c. COBB and CO.'< 'COACHES Irvo O CRITERION HOTEL.i,. SALE' to 3AIRNSDALE, 1.4 5.m. daily (Sunday excepted),' arriving; at Bairnstldalo at 7.0 p.m. Fare, 10s. ! All informntion, &c., at Cobb and Co. 's OfMice, Criterion Hotel, Salo. ROBERTSON, TWAGNER '& CO. Bale(..jo 1Mat -and-N cwrys. ROYAL MAIL. J FISHER'S comfortably covered COACH will IRUN DAILY between the above places, leaving Newry daily at 0.45 a.m., daflfra 11.15 a.al., arriving at Sale at 12.45 p.m, and rdturn the same day, leaving Solo at 2.30, arriviig at 3faffra 4 p:m., and Newry 5. 30 p.m. Passengers and parcels booked at the following places : Salo T.' Duggan'e Criterin Hotel ; Maifra, Win. Bannister's Camden Hotel; and at Bowlin's Newry HoteL All parceli left for conveyance muos be prepaid, otherwise they will' notbo for .ardod. " ' . J. FISHER, i Proprietor. . HEYFIELD :TO MALFTRA. THE ,Conveyance between the abros I places will be DISCONTINUED until further notice. Any...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 25 January 1883

1 d:' B{. a?d W'hite Steor,'- like ' and diam6ndxC6njoiped off rib-, tip. off off ear.,: !If ~iot claiiicd and exponsoe paid, to be gold on Fubruary 10th, 1883. THOMAS JONES, Poundkooper. T HE LORD BISHOP of Melbourne will Preach and hold Confirmation at St. John's Church, M3fafa, on 4th' February, at 11 a.m. .ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION .To-?xonow (FaInAm) the following will be submitted to Publio Auction at Maffra, commencing at 12 o'clock noon :? Br Messnm . A. M3'LeA'' &. Co. S20 Fat Bullocks and Cws, 40 'good SBullocks, 100 well.bred Ioifera,: 40 Bullocks and Cows, 30 Fat Cows, 25 half-fat do. mr lfasust. o GCuTnraoou AND Co. 10 Fat Bullocks, 350 splendid Bul-' locks, 15 good Cows, 25 well.bred Heifers. . " Br Musans. ENaLrrn, Peer Co. Fat and Store Cattle, Milh Cows,' Steers, etc. AT S*AL oN SATUnDAY.: Br Messos. ENousn, PECK ?ND Co. Store Cattle, Fat Cattle, Milch Cows, Heifors, Steers, Horses, &c. Br MEsses. R. OUTinIDOa AND? Co. Fat and Store Cattle, Milker...

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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MAFFRA STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 January 1883

OoMMEROIAL INTELiLIGIEN1O. MAFR STOCO IEPO STS Mesarao A M. Laneind Co., oMaflfra, report :?'·- falr, supply' fat. andl store cattle toirward titlio attendance of buyers was small';howevor, biddings wore more spirited'thanlast weelk. Store stock ad. vanced fromfive to ten shillings pr hsd i Fatlabout same as lastreport. Weoexpeot a good a demand for stores later on in the seasons. We sold-Fat Cattle.-Bullocks: none forward; cows, L4,. L4 2e Odd L4 s~ L4 12s 0d, L4 17sOd, L5, L5 2s Od, L5 Os, L5 10s; c'alves, L1 11sL114s.. Store Oattle.--Bullocks, L4"7s Od, L5 Is, L6 5s ; steers, L2 16S, L3'1s, La ae, L3 11s, L3 15s, L3 17s Od; cows, L2 Os, L2 10s, L2 i4s, L3 3s, L3 15s, L3 18s. The last was a mob of 80 apeyed, L318s all round;

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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE) LONDON, Jan. 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 January 1883

UPCVOPE AN TELRGRAM1B. LoNnoN, Jdn. 26. The -committoee appointd' by- the Chaiinbds ofrl?Deptiesto; consider the desirability oftexpatriating themembers' of former, reigning-families now resi.. dent in France,-have adopted a resolu. tion approving of:"the proposal., It was, however, only carried by anarrow majority. GeneralFBillott, the Minister of War, in, opposing the resolution, eulogised the members of the Orleans family for ,theirt wisee moderation and patriotic: abetention from:all dynastio movementes,of a diturbing character. The silver' wedding of the Crown Prince and Princess of Germany was celebrated yestoeiriy, but owing to the recent death of Prince Charles Phe prioosidings were blraiaciteriad. by an entire ahlence of pomp and display. There was no public rejoicing. - A considerable amount of attention has lieon'directed in thoe Cermana press to the desirability of improving the national education system, and regret has been; expressed that h he school system othe empire...

Publication Title: Maffra Spectator, The
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CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our Correspondents.] MISTAKEN POLICY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MAFFRA SPECTATOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 29 January 1883

C.ORRESPONDENCE--:.F. [We.do not hold ourselves responsible for : .the opinions of our' Correspondent.] MISTAKEN POLICY. - TO THE EDITOR OF1 TE MAITRA BPECTATO5. Sm,-When the columns ofi-t paper' are closedito the temperately expressed opinions _of the publiodit ceases to' bo ropresentative ; and when a a per.be? comes .unfairly. partial 'it ceases to be honest. ::iuch,at the present-. time, is the positi?n of' the : Gippslandi Mor: cury,' but a long -run&of ·good4 luck brought'about by a: rigid observance of the "Creed " " do .believe in:bein' this.. SOrtlht,ais.thhngs may, haImppen,, SOne way, or other,'sandiest is To catch the people nappen ; :misrepresents the cause and capabilities of:Briagolong and the wishes of its inha bitants as if to coerce them.. This policy, like most mistakonipolicies; is suicidal; and recalseto, one a -passagein, ole. ridge's poem;:" The Devil's Re?erie"± "Downtheriver did glidoe With.wind and tide,. A pig with vast celerity, And. the devil loo...

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