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NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
NEW POSTAL RATES. The following rates are now charged by the postal uthlhorities oi papers for foreign countries and the United King dolms : 2 ozs. or under ...... . Over 2 ouzs. and unllder 4ozs 3, d. ,, , 4 ,, ( ,, 4d. ,, G ,, 8 ,, 4Xd. ,, 8 ,, 10 ,, 5d. ,, 10 ,, 1 (il. Every 2 izs. up to 5 lbs Id.
The Man Who Knows It All. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
The Man Who Knows It All. BY W. D. IIOLLAID. You have teen the great wieracre, eolemnoholy as a Quaker, who will talk in all the seoaeones, winter, summer, spring or fall; He will talk without cessation, 'bout all things since the creation, so that you will see quite plainly, he's the man who knows it all. He will talk about the tariff, and will make you lose your hair if you but listen to his clatter, which he an argument would call. He's a Soorates or Moses, but he's reckless and he throws his knowledge left and right and backward, does this man who knows it all. His achievements he will mention, if you only pay attention to his stories weird and tragio and at times ex tremely tall. He is sometimes young and tender, and his income's somewhat slender, but on this point he'll deceive you, will this man who knows it all. As to talking, he's a daisy, and he talks till you're near crazy, and you tell him be should never leave his stable and his stall. For, despite his knowledge thoroug...
SHEPPARTON V. RAMBLERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
SHEPPARTON. V. RAIMBLERS. An association match, between the above teams, was played on the Sheppar ground on Wednesday last. The Shepparton team had only 19 men, owing to some of the Tatura players not turning up, on account of their horse refusing to proceed further, tlhn Ard morma. A protest was lodged against the Ramblers, on account of their having some unassociated players in their team. Notwithstanding the handicap of being undermanned, the play of the Shepparton was most admired, and, had the full tetiam been present, no doubt the result would have beenl reversed. Bond tatdIPrice for the losers, and fleggarty and Oritten don for the victors, obtained the honors for best play. The result of tihe game was 3 goals for the Ramblers (Uritten don (2), and hIeggarty), and 2 for Shepparton (Bond and Heasford.) The whole world this week lhas been thrown into a state of aniguish and alarm by the deed of an Italian named Saito, who assassinatied M. Calrtot, tlhe Presi dent of the French...
MARRIED V. SINGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
il??nitRlEn v. SINGLE. A very enjoyable ga:ue was played on Wednesday last on the local ground, between teams chosen from the Bachelors and Benedicts of Tatura. Owing to the non-appearance of sonme of the Bone diets the team had to be made up with substitutes. T. Hewson was chosen captain of the Bachelors, and W. A. Ritchie had charge of the IBenedicts From the start the Benedicts ::ad a lot the best of the game, but the single boys had a say in occasionally. At quarter time the scores were :-Married, 3 goals ; single, I goal. At half-time the married had a lead of 3 goals, the scores being 5 to 2. In the third quarter the Bachelors made things very lively, with the result that they had reached the score of the Benedicts, and they eventually scored a sixth point, to which the Benedicts responded with 2 more, and at the finish the scores were: Married, 7 goals 5 behinds; Single, 6 goals 6 behinds. For the married men Lander showed good football, as did also Ritchie, Hanley, and Maher...
FUN. She Loved Him to Distraction. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
FUN. She Loved lim1 to Distraction. He eat upon a divan ino the boudoir. It was Annabel Leo'a toudoir. ihe was her one and only lover. She wao an heiress, and he knew is. lie was very asteuive, and she was glad of it. Hie put his brogans upon her dainty drreeing caee, crossed hies shape less feet, planod his tanger cane between the cri?s.croa?ed toae, pulled a long twvofer cigar from his vest pookee, Iuhited at by reartobing a match oadamiuta he tinted wall, and said: "Arnabel, are. yoa su:e that you love me 7' Wilh tooth-brush in hand and bennine bottle opened, shbe orubbed the wall an she replied : " NYo man cold defare this beautiful bou doir as you have done, tsmoke such vile eigars, and. puo his boof on my -table, unulss I loved him to diAsraolion. Dut, when we are married, love, I will civili"e you, and duu't you forget it." And bshe slapped him ycr the face with a orasb towel, knocked his two-fer on bshe car put, took him by the heels, dragged him out.. gave him td Toweer, an...
She Was an Amateur. Too. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
She Was an Amateur. Too. " Love is a thing of.man's life a part;, 'tie Swomao'a.whole ezistanee." "Es that ofigiel;'Astiatnir' " Most assuredly. Louie. Didn't you know that I am a poet T" "I am verysorry to bear it," and her blue . eyes filled wish erystal tears. She always looked well when laohryJ ''Vbcre'd the heart that ighas for my I talent? What mile the soul that knows not the divine oillltoe"' "s that orlgital, too, AugustOlu " " All that I say is original. I tell you,the peasionate heart of man entered the breast ol the wild, dreaming boy, and I be?ameo what to the last 1 shall be, thine adorer." " Original, original, and oh I how true. Now I know you as last. You are Claude Melnotte in disguise. Kiss me, for I, too,am an amateur aotrees."
FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT. The heavy rains of Monday were accompanied by a strong wind which swept through the Dandenong Forest and uprooted great trees, one of which fell upon the hut of a settler named Hagboom and killed him and his wife and an adopted child outright, and seriously injured another settler named Ward and several children, who were also lying asleep in the hut. When news of the; accident spread round the S,.asettlement. assistance 'was quickly to hand, and the rescuing party set to work to clear away some of the branches of the falleni tree. When they had done so they found Hagboom and his wife lying side hy side, dreadfully mangled, and both quite dead. Hagboom's head was nearly severed from his body, and a great splinter had entered his breast, and almost cut his heart out, Between husband and wife the youngest child lay in a dead faint from fright, but quite uninjured. Two other children had escaped with a few injuries; but a third, a little girl seven yenrs of age, who...
Funeral Ode on a Cigar. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
Funeral Ode on a Cigar. No sculpturo solemn No urn or column iay'mark where my ashea lie; But o'er earth and air Shall the free winds bear Such parts as are doomed to die; Like the saints of old, I'm condemned and cold, to death through sulIering deiven; Dot I pass with a esmile From my funeral pile, To becomo a bright cloud in heaven. " My dear Amelia," said a dandy, "I bave long wvished for this opportunity, but hardly dare speak now, for fear you will reject sne; but I love you-say, will you be mine? You would be to me everything desirable; your smiles would shed-" Here he came to a pauee-" your smiles would shed-" and again came to a atop. "Never mind the wood.shed," ex claimed Amelia; "go on with the pretty talk." A rich old widower says that when his wile sler every father in that neighborhood offered to console him with one of their daughters; but a few weeks afterward, his cow having shared the esme fate, no one ever thought of replacing his loss by the oiler of another; the...
Knowledge and Pleasure. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
Knowledgo and Pleasure. Pleasure is a shadow, but knowledge is oetatic in enjoyment, perennial in fame, un. limited in epace, and infinite in duration. In the performance of its great ollices it fears no danger, spares no expense, looks into the volcano, dives into the ocean, perforates the earth, wings its flight into the skies, enriches the globe, explroes sea and land, compre bends the great, amoends to the sublime-no place too remote for its grasp, no ephere too xaltecd for its reach.
A PECULIAR SPORTING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
A PECULIAR SPORTING CASE. At the Melbourne Police Court on Tuesday last, before Mr Keogh, P.M., and a bench of justices, James M'Garragal, a well-known pedestrian, was charged with the larcenyas a bailee of a cheque for £2. the property of Patrick J. Breen, a fellow pedestrian. The accused was defended by Mr 8. Lyons. P. J. Breen stated that on May 6 he saw the accused at Gurney's Hotel, Flemington. The latter asked him for a cheque for £5 to back himself for a footrace to come off in Sydney on May 24. He was to send the cheque to sydney to a party named Hibberd, who would lay it out to the best advantage. He wrote out the cheque and made it payable to Hibberd only, and not to order. The name of William Hibberd had been written on the back of the cheque since. Defendant was to post the cheque to sydney next day, after receiving it. About June 8 or 9 he asked defendant if he had put the money op, and he repliedl that he had, and had got a £40 to £5 wager. Accused afterwards' told him...
THE KYABRAM UNION. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
THE KYABiIAM UNION. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. o- FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1894. WE are glad to hear that anotller Arbor Day is proclaimed, to encourage the planting of a fresh batch of trees in the Botanical Gardens. These gardens have been the butt of a good many punsters, and the subject of nmCh good humoured jocularity; but surely all our" townspeople would be pleased to see an effort made to establish this reserve on a satisfactory basis. We may, however; say at once, that this will never be tile case unless the laying out, planting; and in fact all the. arrangements. are in the hands of skilled and capable men. It is a very fine idea no doubt that everyone in the loqality should visit and lend a hand in en deavoring to beautify the enclosure ; but there is an art in tree planting just as much as in anything else, indeed a good deal more than in many things; noi is the untrained eye always to be. depended on for correctness of angle and are, and those other matters of symmunetry w...
AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. [COPYRIGHT.] WHO IS HE? OR The Indian Matahma in Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF THE Natural & Supernatural, CHAPTER XXVI.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
,AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. [coPrRIGmIT. I WHO IS HE ? on 01 The Indian Matahma in . Australia. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY 1i OF THE t Natural & Supernatural, DY m.'? l'TH IIAMIL TOY, ..D., F.R. C.S. CIIAPTERI XXVI.-(Coer??ueo.) WVhen they crossed the bridge sile held out her lhand to himn, sayig : " I must bid you good-bye, Mr. Barton. Our short acqluaintancow:is begun in danger, y and has reached the sta.lo of trouble and dis- Il graceo. I suppose I shlan't see you again, or e1 at least not for a long, time: I hav per- b 'anded noy ister to go up to ' Woorara.' It a will be better for us born to get away from a thIs horrid town. I need not tell you what k happiness I wishll you. I would bo an u1n- I grateful woman if I did not wish you all tlhat 1 is given to its hero-thlough I doubt after all g that it is small." "Miss M1arsden," he replied, simply, "I 1, thank you. For myself I daro not hope; for you I may." Tiley separated never to mcetagalin. What 1 a problem is life! Th11 circles ...
THE WAYS OF THE HEATHEN CHINEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
THE WAYS OF THE HEATHENI CHINEI. i N "Chinese Characteristics" (Kegan J Paul), Mr. Arthur H. Smith has brought together some forty essays bearing upon the peculiarities, mental and physical, of the wonderful, mysterious, and rather uncanny race which, I|n the judgment of many observers, is called yet to play a great part in the history of the Western world.' Mr. Smith admits frankly that it is impossible to write a character of the.Chineso people. In some respects as like each other as one shilling is like another, they differ in others as two related faces differ. All he has attempted to do, therefore, is to study certain points of the topsy-turvy lcharacter, and to give us the result in a series of well-written and interesting chapters, from which we shall take an extract or two at haphazard. CHINESE CnRDULIFY. John Chinaman is the most credulous of mortals, as Mr. Smith shows uso y one or two examples : It is by no means uncommon to meet with scholars whoe talent, ganuged by com ...
HUMOUROUS RECOLLECTIONS OF A DEAF MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
I HUM ROOUS ItREcOiAICTION NOF . DEAF MAN.:' a CANNOT` 1a?.~e cept the noise is very loud and pcuetrlola , but I can under stand easily what any one :ay i, the move: snepts of the lips, and the reasuli. in seote Saumusing conversations not intended for inn have been read by me. I once took contract to wvrito some dra matte letters for a London paper under a. , nomndo-plunle, and in my , Ignoranee I thought it necessary to mingle with mem. Sbrs of the theatrical profession to get news and learnm how to become a critic.. Now I know that criticism is empirical, and that o news can best bo obtained by reading the daily papers. In my rounds I *as intro a duccd to a young lady playing a mni?kr part in a comni opeurn. Nothing would satisfy her until I promised to go and see her sing, for I did not expect to hear her. One lighti went and rat in the froin? row. When the young lady came on tile stage, she was with another young lady, and they r stood back, near the wings. I saw theyouing lady...
A New Kind of Stove. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 29 June 1894
A New Kind of Stove, A Philadpbhia papcr speaks of "an eaoen* trio stove dealer" of that city committing suicide ,y cutting his throat. le must have been i.sane. No sane man would think of doa!i'g in eccentric stoves. A little dot of a girl inquired of bar mother tn meaning of" trausatlantio," and was told," Across the Atlantic." "Does * trans' always mean cross, marma ?" she then asked. "Yes," replied her mother; " but don'S bother me any more." "Then I guess 'transparent' means a crone parent;" was the aoncluolon the un conscious little humorist came to as she ro. lapned into ellenoe. A teacher asked his class what was meant by " ucvera diseases," and was rather surprised when one of the buyS an. swered: " Water in the head." The cup that cheers the souls of the bols ao aI wl bhoysmtrous plau of OaPOaktl .