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LONGWOOD PROCLAIMED A TOWNSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 24 April 1885
LONGWOOD PROCLAIMED A TOWNSHIP. The Governor-in-Council proclaims as follows :-Township at Longwood Rail way Station, Counties of Moira and De latite, parishes of Monea North and Monea South : Commencing at the south- east angle of allotment 1 of section C, parish of Monea North ; bounded thence by the said allotment, a line, and allot ment 1A bearing north thirty-three chains eighteen links; thence by suburban allot mients: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, a line, and Robt Sagger's, jun., licensed block bear- ing east, sixty-one chain eighty links ; thence by a line and a road bearing south sixty-one chains eighty links; thence by Allotment 13 of section 1, parish of Monea South, a line, and allotment 2A bearing west sixty-one chains eighty links; and thence by the last-mentioned allotmemt and a line bearing north twenty-eight chains sixty-two links to the point of com mencement. Mr R. Horsburgh appointed secretary to.the Yarrawonga shire last meeting. - The Irish informer Kavanagh, iho cameo...
AUSTRALIAN WAR SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
AUSTRALIAN WART SONG. Unfurl the Southern Cross, unfuirl . At England's foes defiance hurl; Better to die in honor's cause Than subject be to forei-ilaws. Unfurl the Southern Cross, unfurl ! Draw the sword, shoulder the gun, 'Tis thus that battles must.bie won. Be ready at the world's commandl To drive invaders from our land; Unfurl the Southern Cross, unfurl! Shall it be said in future years, By children, sheddiig bitter tears,: Our fathers were such coward knaves, That we becrine poor wretched slavesl Unfurl the Southern Cross, unfurl I Unfurl the Southern. Cross, and swear That neither France nor Northern Br - Shall dare to pull it down until The last blood in our veins thc- ·;i, Unfurl the Southern Cross, unfu.l i Ax OLD COLO~ife,
A Christmas Adventure. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
A ChrIstmans Adlventure. To me,.drowsily.nmused by the scene (of toilet and cuisine conducted- nder an African palm tree), arrived yoimg Gould in awful consternation. His costume was as artless as that of the the Fantees outside, and his face pale with alarm. .¶ O Lord !" he. cried, "the devil is upstsirs.." " Where I" I asked, stasting ups. " Sitinlg on nmy chair, by heaven V' Gould replies:. It was a clanee not to ole missed. I iounded' up 'the' rickety steps and entered, his room. Every chair was vacant. "It will be my turn next," I said severely. " No, no I" exclaimed Gould, "look, lie is there still !" I looked, and, sitting on the chair I saw a brown, soft, unformn d lump, about as large as a man's fist. We drew closer and surveyed the object. It seemed a bal of fur, brown, and prettily mottled. Then great knees became discernable around the ball, then legs crouched up-!a horrible spider watch ing us with big, devilish eyes. My nerves have had much hardening against surprise, ...
Moglonemby Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
ioal onmcsby Jottilsge. :BY "LICOG." On Easter Monday last, some persons on pleasure' bent, wending: their way to Miepoll, had occasion to cross'the hblding of.a Moglonemby. selector.. They called at the selector's house for directions,; wlich having duly received, they took their departure. Now there is nothing -extrardinary in this, butit does seem un grateful if ioV aotuw..-sn. fl triu-°-'- should leave open the slip-rails through which they passed, whereby certain stock owied by the selector made their exit, and has not been heard of since. Persons' leaving, open a private slip-panel render thenlselves liable to a heavy fine, and perhaps those alluded to in the present instance will be more careful in future if :legal proceedings are taken against them, which is not at all improbable. 1 don't exactly profess to say that it is owing to the probable abandonment of war between Englandand Russia, buttherohas been a terrible fall in pork here. If there is anything a farmer's wife pri...
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
* E?J rqi*l. " The undermentioned Quotations for Live Stock, Dairy Prodce, etc., arethe very latest+obtainable, and -Every Figure is Guaranteed ABSOLUTELY CORRECT to the Auctioneers', Quotations. Farmers and Graziers may therefore place implicit con fdence in our Market Reports. We hae also made ariangemient for ex tended reports of the Monthly Stock Sales of thb' district, which will appcar among the Commercial Intelligence.
Stock sale. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
, Messrs J. H. Te'aue and Co. report: We lield our usual .monthly.salodin Shep-: parton on the 23rd inst. Stock yarded , 200 cattle, 3,200 sheep, and. 5i horses.,] There was a good attendance, :.and.prices advanced for all good lots of cattle aid sheep. We sold-For Messrs' Latta, M'Lean, Martin,' Hehir. and others, 176 liead at prices up: to £7 for bullocks'; cows £5 10s ; stores at advancing prices. Sheep.--Any good lots in demand. :VWe sold 1,200 wethers for M. Kennedy at,8s., Horses dull. Outside we have sold duiri?g the month 600 ewes at 6s; 287 ewes at Oas fd ; 650 at 6s 2d; and 857 wethersat 7s 3d; also township allotments in Sheppar ton at a satisfactory price. Little drops of printer's ink, A little type "displayed!. i. Make our merchant pfnces " With all their big p -rai Little bits of stingineuss Discarding printes's ink, :Buste", the man of business, S Aiind sees his credit sink. . Another dreiful engine of. distruction is said to have been invepfted. It is a bomb `filed'...
Miepoll and Branjee Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
HI'epoll and?air'anJee Notes. Last week and the week before we were favored. withwhat-the greater-part -of Victorialias long,been crying for, namely, lentyof rain; and th jubilant farjmers ve e busily engaged ever since in trninig over the ground so as to make it Atto receive the seed. . ' '. ._Whilst sitting at myfireside thceothcr evening, I was somewhat stautled at hear ing loud reports.of;a -gun within a very short.distance. I left the place where I was seated, and w'ent outside to see whlat it could'miean, and found it was a friennd 6f'iiiine-Mr Rysn, jun.-who held :t?b lar?e- hares in his hand:' He informed meo tbathis- ds;"gSpy-' ;gave. chase -td threa rabbits; andihe mentioned that. the rabbit and hare:pest is?assuming large proportions in this locality. I went with I.im.one day, and was astonished to. see the damage done.to his paddocks by these little nuisances. I -lear we will have to adopt somotgmssingt measures for the -ldicaton of these-pests. .Whilstia :? elector. nam...
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
i Gaztte otice. The Goverior ih Couiicil has iefused to grant the petitiin of tlihe rtep?iytrs of the Tabilk riding of' tl Shire 'of Goul burn, for severance SThere 1were 7,287'.arrivals by sea)to Victoria for the month of March, and 5,713 departures.. "" :.,.. lThe tender of " W.; Becroft, -25 per annum, lihs ?een acecepted for the convey ance of inail tvice a weep :to and from Longwood and Tarcombe; from 1st Feb nu:uv to 30th June. Applicati ns iundr the Lind Act 1S0O not gruted :-Edward Boyce, 150a, Gowangardie ; James Bell,' 67a, Gowan gardie ; Alexander Bell, 150a, Gowan gardie; Thoinias Malhor 150a, Gowan gardi ; . James Mack, 150a, Gowan g dlie ; Wm. Mcheewney, 128a, :Gow:in -applications for:licenses approveil: Ah Mong, garden, la, Gowangardieo; Chow Suit, arden, la,. NhNingea Alh Seong,, garden, sla, Nalinua; Ai Woo, garden; la, Nalinga. Applications :for .:.leases approred: John Norton,. Branjee,, ?lq . 3r. 39p ; :George'Moore,' Caniianihb, 319, Sr 34p. Notice is given tha...
The Water Supply Commission. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
The 'Water S' upply Commia Messrs James Campell, vice-president J. Balfour, M.L.C, G..,Graham and H. Iees, M.L?a, a'ind W. W. Culcheth, CE, members ,of ~he WVater.: Supplyy Cymise;taiU ithM rrutuat rray, the secrqtary, reached Sheppareon of Monday night, and rproceeded barly roni Tuelday morning to inspect the Pine Ilodge weir. This structure is the chief work carried out by'the:Shepparton~i.\ater Trust, and ist'ituated about t16 miles fromt the town ship.. It. has..been ;the cause of a great deal of trdubl, through the fact that a gross mistake was made in the selection of its site. -.The object for which it- was con structed was.to damnback the water of the Broken River, in order to divert a "quan tity of it down the Pine Lod e Cielck. into which it is conveyed by a epeiisive channel;4?4 miles lonig, "The weir as it is at present is practically useless, as it does, =not raise the level of the streaiii eno~gh to send' aiy water d:iown the Pine ,Lodge clia'niel.' To effect this it w...
Baddaginnie and Warrenbayne. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
Sa4iagagi ,hiele ii i iWari reni"i bayne., (Fs.o o g OWN COaEasro.iWDT.) .. Those propeties situatd in thieparish. of Warrenbayne attached to the Euroa Shire are certainly.iniipr?.ing ini value, if any importiiice be attached to the valua tion made by.= the officei apiointed ' for thatpurpose. iThatcofficial paid us avisit on the 21st and. raised,, the properties, some 20, others'40, whilst in one instance of which I am aware he put 100 per cent. oi the previous: valuation. But if the proprietors don't appeal theiiselver;wlhat's the ise of a newspaper .correspondent grumbling. i; ?:. ? - The dog.officer came the .sme day col-: lectin" feosfio' the:canines. "The fainersa are complaining of havingto ppay for these useful :.animals,'. which\ they find ;are of inestilmable valuein keepiig thelarid clear, of "varmints." " Registrstioon fe (5s.) and a collar (siy4s.) bring the tax up pretty .tidily; 1-tell ?ou.'u I' considdr' that'dovey, farmer should be allowdd t5 -:.eep fiee to doge at ...
War Items. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
.- - "W r Items: ' The negotiations which" were proceeding between.Enigland and .Russia have been auspeided.; There: has been a second collihioi betwvbeh the, Russi;ns and the Afghans, the former in this instance being 'd~iated. --Mr-Gladstone has sta?ted inthe Houseo-d Comimaeis that it-was. essential ihattRussia should jiustify her Occupation 'of Peinjdeh.' The prospect 'of war with Russia is regarded in -Englathd with enthusisam, but it is not :considered pro bable that there will be an immediate dec laration of hostilities? In Russia. war is considered iievitable, and it is mentioned as a significant occurrence that the Czar is about to proceed to Moscow to issue an Imperial manifesto., The French squadron is reported to have arrived at Alexandria. There has been a large increase of officers throughout the Russian army. ? From a telegram received on' Wednes day. lait by Mr.a Dalley: front? COlloel Itichardsot, 'it is- understood .that" about three-fiftlhsof:the~"iew Sou"th Wales...
POETRY. THE CZAR NICHOLAS AND THE BRITISH LION. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
THE CZAR NICHOLAS AND :TID E? BRITISH LION. (BY Xm. GEImALD MASEY.) -Car Nicholas clled to North";and*South, I'll thrust my head. ii the Lion's'mouth;! And he laughed 'Ha I ha Ihe !'l:'h ."~ ' I am tho Lion tamer, dread, I'll make the old brute quail.' . The Lion shook his incredulous had, And wagged his dubious tail. . The Lion* lay down in the pride'of his? might,' 'Twas a bravi inagnanimous beast. The Lion leapt up to his sling iest height, The Lord of a bloody feast. ' Now hold, 'now hold, 'thoi -desperate: " man, Or the braggart cheek may pale ; ., Terrbr is towering up in his mane, .? And' vengeance tugs at his tail'! Like a statue of Satan, Nick, alas !? sood,. And he chllcked a low-lying laugh. ' The world is my knoutship's. whipping-, tom--:. .6o blood ?di -*iiie I quiaff!' " He called to North, he called to South, ' Cofie see the old brute quail; I'll thurst imy head in the Lion's mouth l' The Lion he wagged his tail. . Ho thrust his head in the llion's mouth'; And 0, but ...
Pun. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
Puin. Whenever a young man finds that he has given expression to. a pun, he should take a pieces of assafcctida about as big as a hickory-nut and chew it. He will net feel like' making an other pun as long as the taste of the drug remains in his moutlh..He should carry some of the diug in his vest [pocket when he goes out in company, airndtl-keip~ra'place»in hie moitl iconi-, stantly. It may be offensive to the company, but it will not he half so ofiensive as his old back-number, teeth worn puns, and he: will become a favourite. If this course will not cure him lie had better' go and drown him self. There is no such thing as a new pun, as every wold that is u-:ceptible of a I un has been punned upon for thou sands of years, so when you hear a per son make a pun you be sure that it is a thousand years old. If a man or woman, when making a pun on a word, realized that the Egyptian mummy in the museum, when alive, lhad made the same pun, and laughed at it boisterously. he would be asha...
DAIRY PRODECE, HIDES ETC. Wednesday, April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
DAIRY PRODUCE...HIDES; ETC; Wednesday, April 29, --M essra. M'Kay and IrDonald report' (29th. April) : - Cleese': --Prime, frome 6Ad to 7Nd per lb; medium to good, 3d to: 6d ; inferior, lower. Potted butter Primelld to:ls per ib; .good, 9Od to 10d; inferior lower. Fresh butter, from is' 44d to is 7d ; and some lines out of con dition only fetched 3id per lb.. Eggs_: Highest, Is 10d ; lowest, is 71d perdo. Bacon-SmokeodHams, lid per Ib; aides, d.to. 10d.; green, according to..quality. Honey dull of sale at 4d to 4}d. Bees 'Wa '9 'to lOd> Poultry--A very ?larseo supply of all kinds in.Y Turkeys,from Gs. to- s perpair; ducks, 4s; fowls, 3s 6d. -
AUSTRALASIAN MORTGAGE AND AGENCY CO.'S REPORT. Wednesday, April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
Aus&izs IAN;M r MORTGAGE AND Aolemrc E7 Co.'s RE'ORT. Wednesday, April,29. "Sheepskic s .We quotebutcher's green skiins at from Is 6d to 3s 9d "each; lamb skins.'to 2s eachT dry skins. from 2?d to Gd per lb`fo nmerino, and' crossbids to 3.d perlb. Bides.- The marketis hardly so firm as last week. Green ox from 17s to 25s, aver ae eights ; oow, 3d to 3}d per lb;, ki;,:3.d:? 4d- per-lb.; calf, Bd-to 6ad perb salted hides at from 34d to 41d "rb ; "prie. New ZaeaJd to ?p?er! Kangaroo and Fur Skins.--Theso goods' are as yet in rather small supply, so that' •remunerative . prices are obtainableD for' :good skins. Well stretched :and .cured' n~-?-ron are - saleable up to Is 8d per lb. ·xn g tsie lin'c"'idiition R bOit Sline; 4rk~e uiz;T u"ipiYe-1s-4d ýe.- dio:;i:
Avenel. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
Avenel. [noa0 ova OWN' COBRESPONDEN T. On Thursday the'23rd ultimo, the Pres byterians held their annual tea meeting in the Good Templars' hall. The table were profusely adorned with flowers, and after ample justice had been done to the whole of the good things provided, the room was cleared, and the Rev. H. McFarlane voted to the chair; the annual report read by Mr J. Morrison and confirmed. After which addresses were given by the Revs. J.. Weir, of Euroa, and Finley of Mooroopna. Mr Leit made a very spirited patriotic speech on the pending war with Russia, and rMr J. Morrison read extracts from notes taken during his recent trip to Scotland, on Edinburgh and its environs. During the evening sacred solos were well rendered by the Misses Coombes, Hart, and Long, and selections byi the choir brought a very pleasant. and instructive evening's entertainment to a close at about half-past ten. On Saturday evening the Football Club held their openiing meeting, enrolling a good many member...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
:, .-" . .. - .' .-, i Ir -_ ' R EP UTATIO.N STTJLI' . : M A?!INTAINED•, '"U omef 'I I elbtion now inth district, and neighbouringse NIOLETFATWN . Ei,:: U1IT SPUBLIC PATR ONAGE from residents Sof Violet Tow, B.l ttuni, Euroa, Srat ie, Mrrweeney, ., p Notwitromaneing the he.vy tometi 4valeis th li" hretofore. tion now inthe district, nd neighbouring at LONDOKENZES: still commands cLAoIS)E SHARE of PUBLIC PATROINTGE from residents of Violet Tow6 i , Balmattumr,. Euroa, Strathbogie, Marraweeney, Boho, ?o?ido nenrby, Tamleugh, Mieipoll," Canimnbo, and Samari. . rBEG most respectfully to thank the inhabitant of the apouocco aes for '- The a--6 l m,,nort inusthe pat, and hopc't merit acontiitnuanc of'their Mptronage by g;ving- tem till bIdtter value than heretofore "tn' .NOTE the follw '7n at ALI OEDRS PIRIC P iS: 47 PIECES CHECK SATEENS (war . " - ." i coI . i id ranteed PAST COLORS) at. 8d. per. yard, Swrth O Bys. 3d. er". 150 PIECES' PRINTS (ssor?td from' --3d.-NPE N Ir phrBy Yours ver...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
J---- J;-N--NEI- LL , -- . ...- --. UNDERTBAKER." cGuINNEss STRET, BEGS to thnk the public in the sur .; rounding district for tho,,liberal support accorded to him in the past, and begi to intimate that he has o ihand 'for SALE, PAPERHANGINGS (te lest STOCK S- in the .Tow at ;. iXCEPTIONALLY LOW PiiCES.i AMERICANP»ANEL DO-ORSRed and -i i "- **White.n.wdO WINDOW SASHES allizes,; , T T.'.,&,-. FIO.LO 'BIN.G :and ..;LINING ; . .. -,;.. TIMBER; ARCHITRAVES and MOULDING... S Picture Framing. . CEMENT, .. LIME. . :; DEALS, Red and White, &c., &c. SHARDWOOD (All Sizes). ALSO, LARGE . and varied STOCK of BUILDEI? ; IRONMONGERY, i6ncluing CoiLOUGATED :&:GAIVASliEDiIRoN, . . . S* " :. : .' ... L ' "PTLAiN GALVANJISED 'RON, &C. V: rERY;: DESCRIPTION. HINGES, ' . ' S . Locs, " * . "O S" .'. " . ;*-C., S, &-c. : " '. *: ainter: eIollor s ., V rr ., , . .A ,D,. S . OAnus, Scriiws. I'furniture '* ' " Dof EVERY DESCRIPTION. BEDSTEADS, , K CHERIOSIEN S...
A Trip to Gobur. [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
r TripiF to Giub r: t' ' tHsving'heard ?o the" grad sceesery'and pleasant trip ,toe the. GPbur, Mansfield,. and Alexandra towns, by those who have attended these race1s annually; I rsolved i 'that' my next holiday, should be spent •touring to Gobnr, which is distant about I S-20 miles from Euroa. The races being on the Monday, I made up my mind to start on the Sunday. morninm Some lady friends of mine tried to persuade me from I attempting such a long journey, over Snountains and through the wild bush, but 1 when they found that I was obdurate, -and that they had done all that friends 4 'could-do, as a last kind office, they urged a-pon me (for the sake of the dear ones I I -should leave behind) the advisibility of at --once insuring my life, -and.tlen making my will. I answered all their entreaties -vacantly, for" my mind was bent on the route, details, etc. At length my leave -came round, and the morning of the 19th ultimo. After a-- very good breakfast, -saddling our horses, my f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Euroa Advertiser — 1 May 1885
FOR PAPER ,.BAGoS, TEA PAI ERSi,.&c.f STATIONERY, &c,; C vif LT " : dl) J: I:ngf' 1 I: J r ; . TRY THE , "ADVERTISER" Onffice.l General storekeeper, IRONMONGER, Has always on hand for. ale :.. , BEST Q U .iAL,.ITY.. ?,.Br , .?.,o n,?." ;,,. Building materials; ' .. - n,.. ,? f .-. Galra'.e'led Iron" ,.. . -in:rnc e(X11 beatl'aa .)k. ti Agent for the n. NEW ZEALAND 'LOAN' -?ND-' MERCANTILE AGENCY CO i, CashiAdvances imade against :: Grain and YWoolh. . Agent for the Coammerclal; Unioan J Iri AL asurahee oelety.II * .: elbourne. " A g~ent for-the MUTUALASSURtANŽCE. SOOIETf OF V?ICTORIA. 1 Agent for ML'Corinack .. Reaper,'anid .Twuie.; Binder, and other :;, ::.:. -; , =T i A4gicultural'Iriplemente, , "mu I' !incliidii.': '"DOBIES "SEED SOWER' T "' PETER BEY'S DOUBLEACTION; . C H U RN S, • " " ' :'The most]LabourSaving Churn: Known. Cash Buyer oif all Farm:Prod:; FRUIT TREES ATRl-MELBOURNE PRICES. ON" Ta?e SuorrTEST -NorTICE. . . THl E 'MUTUAT :' ASSURANCE SO-: CIETY OF ...