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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
LOCAL NEWS. Mr, J. Butters, blacksmith, and coach builder, Smith-street, Warragul, has just built to the order of Mr. H, Hansen of Buln Buln, it neat little pony-cart for a 12lhands pony. The vehicle seems to be light'and attractive-locking to a'-degree. It is built of American hickory, inud Aus tralian blackwood. Scarcely a week elapsesbut ole o oroe processions of furniture vans pass through \Warragul with the belongings of people lpavii:g the over-crowded City to take up 'their residence 'on the land. Up to the present time the road trailic -lhas been such that the Bailwivy ýdepartnment will have lost a considerable -amount of revenue. - But the road conipetition is likely to assume a snore definite shape. A Mr. J. A. Berry-has just obtained a li ence to: carryistote. goods, such as drapery, and. groceries. etc., from Mel bourne to Warragul.. The new carnier is likely to meet with good patronage. 'Mr.:A. J. Harris, proprietor of. the Eniterprise claim, near lsokeby, is about to r...
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY. (BEFORE MR. CRESSWELL, P.M., AND MR. P. J. SMITH, J.P.) FRAUD SUMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY. :, (B3EFORE MR. CrIESSiWLL, P.M..; ND Mn- . P. J.7 SmrTu, J.P.) FRAUD SBUsIO6.; Th' adjourned case against Williami H. Cllis, uider tlle Fraudulent Debts Act. instituted by Mr. Jas. Gray, was resumbed. ' .The evidence given by the accused at the previous sitting was read, Mr. Smitli not being; . piesent' :ion thlat occasion.; ' . -_ ? SAfter a brief consultatiofi, tho P.M. remarked that if thi Bench could find an excuse to make anuorder they woild do. so:. .The defeiidant liad behaved in an abominable-r way to Messrs.: Gray and Friend, and it :-was as: mean -a thing, as he could have done. ' . -The case i was *accordingly: dis missed.. The Defendant: Caun I get costs, your Worship . The P.M.: Certainly not. : FIGHTING IN THE STREET. James Howell and William Thomas,. both young fellows ai'd strangers to the" district, were. charged with fighting in p the' street on "the previous njight. The accused pleaded guilty and were somewhat severely dealt with.....
BAND SOCIAL AT DARNUM. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
-BAND SOCIAL AT. DARNUM. Members of the Warragul Brass Band to the number of 12,:gave.a dando and- social in the Darnum Mechanics'. Institute, on. 0 Wednesday evening last, the-object being to assist in clearing off a small liability for which the band is responsible. There was a fair attendance of young folks 'presert who " tripped it right merrily" to the enlivening music sup. plied by Messrs. Dodds and Daglish. A really good prograimie of songs (comic and sentimental) was renc dered during the evening, and Messrs. Kirwan and Cameron treated the com pany to some excellent step-dancing. Altlhough the affair financially was not a success, everyone who was present spent a thoroughly enjoyable time,. Thanks are due to Messrs. Downey and Condon for their kindness in manag ing tihe entertainment. Dancing was kept up with spirit till 3 a.m.
LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
LIVE' STOCK REP'OR'T. Fat Cattle--1820 yalded on \'ednllc-dy. comprising 250 from New South W\\al 050 from North-Eastern district, ;20 frll Gippsland, 150 from the Westward, and ie mainder from North-Western district all paddocks near town. Quotations :- l'1il?? pens of bullocks, fromn £6 17s 6d to : s ; odd- beasts to £9 15s ; good do., tflit £5 10s t6 £6 10s; second and lig6lil, from £4 10s to £5; primepens coews, trillr £4 to £5.
FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT AT DROUIN WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT AT DROUIN WEST. A man named 1)nncanu 3'Doutgali et withl a frightful death at Drouin West yesterday. He and t uman named Cook were felling t tree, atnd ai; it beganl to mlove both mucn endeavored to get clear, but M3'Dougall ran the wrong way and directly under the tree. Thle result was tha.t a portion of the tree struckl thie man with fea:rful force, tore off the scalp, laying bare the poor fellow's brains. l)eath, of course, was inlstanllutttleuis. A brother of the dleceated resides in Poowong aund his molther in .ielbourne.
MODERN BILLIARDS. EXPONENTS OF THE GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
MODERN BILLIARDS. --"--D EXPONENTS OF THE GAME. Some of my reaaers may sk why I should call this article "Modern" billiards, when the game has been known for many past generations. Bunt without going into the history of billiards, it is found that the game. as it is oowplayed, compared with the billiards of our forefathers of the last century, resembles a comparison of one of our present naval leviathans with the anciuet Noah's Ark. rcJxTIoN OF THE HAND SIIOWINO TUE Br.IDGL Billiards, if not a secience, is at any -rate a scienti?o game; for unless a man has a certain gift for it, all the practice and all the study in the world will never make him an expert; while, on the other hand, however great may be his natural gifts., it is absolutely indispensable that he studies the game. Some persons look' upon billiards with great disgust; but I fail to see why this should be, beyond the fact that it is generally at the Club or Hotel where the game is played-for it is only the favored few t...
POPULAR SCIENCE. Some Cold Weather Rules. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
POPULAR SCIENCE. Some Cold Weather Rules. Never lean with your back upon anything that is cold. Never begin a journey until breakfast has been eaten. Never take warm drinks and then imme. diately go out into the cold. Keep the back, especially between the shoulder-blades, well covered; also the chest well pretected. In sleeping in a cold room, establish a habit of breathing through the nose, and never with the mouth open. Never go to bed with cold or damp feet. Never omit regular bathing; for, unless the ekin is in active condition, the cold will close the pores and favor congestion and other diseases. After exercise of any kind, never ride in an open carriage or near the window of a car for a moment; it is dangerous to health or even life. When hoarse, speak as little as possible until the hoarseness is recovered from, elsethe voice may be permanently lost, or difficulties of the throat be produced. Merely warm the back by the fire, and never continue keeping the back exposed to th...
The Matabele Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
Tha Matabele Campaign. --0 Mr Labouchere writes as follows re the 1latabele campaign : ly opinion is absolutely independent. It is-1. That the war was forced on Lobengula by the company because it could only stave off ruin by the seizure of Matebeleland. 2. That hiatebeleland is worthless, in the sense that the cost of administration must for many a year exceed income un less mininc gold in paying amounts can be found; and this has not been found. 3. That the war was waged in a fashion dis graceful to civilisation.- 4. Thatanyono who either relieves the promoters of the company of the one million shares that they have pre sented to themselves, or lends the ocmpany money by taking its debentures, is one of those persons to whom the proverb applies that "A fool and his money soon part," the present indebtedness of the com pany now exceeding any reasonable estimate of its assets. 6. That when any persons have gained millions from British investors by means of puffs the value of a conce...
THE MARKETS. PROPERTIES SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
THE MARKETS. PROPERTIES SALE. iMessrs. " W i'. Hamilton and Co.. 1r-9 Queen -street, report having disposed of the following properties :--80 acres at Poowong, at a satisfactory price, 2"E acres at Neerim at £7I per acre, 320 near VWarragul at L5 10s per acre, L10 acrel at Jindivick at £5 5s per acre, and an allot menitat iLeougatha £150. They al-o report having let twenty-five farms ino he Smeaton district, B3allarat, at 3s 0d tlo 5d for grazing land, and los to 25s for agricultural land; also 120 acres at litluI Bilhi' a l100 per acre; and report a good demand for country land at moderate prices, _
About Names. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
About Names. " What's in a name 7" asked Juliet. If that young lady had been a practical gardener, instead of merely sitting on that balcony orerlooking the garden fooling about with young Romeo; or if she had (as many girls do) carried on a flirt?. on with the gardener, she ought to have learned that there is a good deal in a name. Confusion is caused by two or three varieties of fruits having the same name. The interesting fruit exhibition at the Melbourne Exhibition Building is going to change all this. Going to codify fruits names. Russia still has many odd and curious marriage customs. One is for the bride and bridegroom to race rapidly down the aisle as soon as the bridal procession enters the church, because of the belief that whichever places a foot first on the cloth in front of the altar will be master in the household.
ISSUE OF MINERS' RIGHTS. 210 IN 12 MONTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
ISSUE OF MINERS' RIGHTS. 210 IN 12 MONTHS. The revival of mining in the district has resulted in the issue of an suused number of min?ers' rights during th? months of the preceding year. The duen. mnent for which Os is paid is issued at the \VarraIguI leceipt and Pay Jllice, and. from enquiries unade, we learned that fr the twelve months ending yesterdaty, '21I had been issued. Of this mnuulbr 10(1 had been supplied this year. The total fr the four days of .this week conlmmecing on Monday was 28-an average of sueten a day-. It is, a long time since such a "run"' as this was experienced at tlh local oflice.
THE WIDE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
FHE WIDE WORLD. Something like the incident in Caste wherein the young 3fiear returns as though nothing had happened, to the wife who is mourning him as dead, has been enacted in real life in Paris. The" Daily News" states that a man fell down in a fit in the Rue Ravez, and before he could be taken to a hos pital he expired. The bodywas identified as that of a newsagent named Peyraulie, carry. ing on business in the Rue Sanuche des Pom miers, and it was forthwith taken to the addres indicated. Madame Peyraulie, who was much afllioted when she heard that her husband was dead, identified the body and had it taken upstairs to a bedroom and deposited on a bed. The poor widow, as bhe supposed herself to be, lighted some candles, after the fashion in Roman Catholio countries, and placed them round the bed. She then remained for some time in prayer over the body. Soon after she went downstairs, however, she was thunderstruck to see her husband walk in in good health and spirits. Hehadheard...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
.. TELEGRAMS.... Victoria.-To or from anny station, six words or under, 6d.; each additional word Id. ~a.N e ,and address of sender and receiver is not charged. N.S.Wales.-Ten words, Is. ; additional word, 2d. S. A:istralia and Tasmania,-Ten words 2s.; additional word 2d. Queensland and Westerni Australia. Ten words, 3s,; each additional word, 3d. New Zealand.-Ten word;, as 6d. ; each add?itional rword, 6d.: The address and signature of messages to New Zealand are charged for. United Kingdom,-4s 10d.per word.
WARRAGUL FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
WARRACGL FOOiTBALL CLUB, Tlie joadjourned: ainnual meeti, the Warragul Football Club was hel at the' Orient Hotel, on \\'edn.ceiday evening. M. r. H. V. Howell presidi,,, Mr. E. J. Fowler was re-elected Presi. delnt and Messrs. lRoss, Garrer Howell and Ilillard Vice-president.' -Mr.'Brewer was re-appointed Seccretar and the following were elected as dommittee :-Messrs. Willett, Liveslc, aend hlllioden. Mr. Liveslcy was ap. pbinted Treasurer. The re-electiol of Captaim Was left to the.players at thle first match. It was resolved to co,. pete for the Sale and l3airnsdale caps if finances permit, and an alteratio iel the colors was determined upon by tile addition of two vertical red strip;. The club is in debt on the past year to about £5, and in order to raise fedtl for liquidating same, it was decided to hold a skating entertainnment and 1art uniion, the former to consist of hurdle race, open race and boys' race, iu addition to other' displays.
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL FOR [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL FOR Melbouriic, twice daily, at 10.15 a.m. and 7 p.m.; travelling post, 11.10 a.m. -and-7.50 pa.m. Sale and Bairnsdale, twice daily, 10.15 a.m. and 7 pan.; travelling post, 10.55 iau. and 7.50 p.m. Neerim, Neerim South and Bokeby, Sdaily, 12 noon. Lardner!--Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri days, 11.15 a.m.
OFF TO COOLGARDIE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
OFF TO COOLGARDIE. Wliein the house committee of the Castlemaine benevolent asylum were holding 'a meeting on londay an inmate named Johnson, over 70 years of age, asked permission to thank the nrimbers for the kindness shown hinm during the three years he had resided in .the institution. The septua genarian had had no grievances what ever, but was now about to leave for Coolgardie to try fortune on the gold fields. Some of the committeemen asked him not to be so foolhardy, but' Jolnston could not be dissuaded from his intention of visiting the new Eldorado. He has some money in the savings bank.
MR. TUCKER AND DR. STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
MI'R. TUCKER AND DR. SSTRONG. Very ihkely the creation of Utopiia is a pleasant way of spending Sundlay afternoons. From this standpoint Ir. Strong's discourse on land natioal;is,t. tion, following the Rev. Hlorace Tucker's deliverance in favor of State socialism, is greatly to be appreciated. It must be remembered that if lIr. Strong would deny the occupier tl.e ownership of the land, MIr. Tucker, ai a socialist, would kindly arrange that the men should only do half at da,'s work during each twenty-four hour;. The one speaker may be regarded as the complement of the other. If 3Ir. Tucker would nationalise the mines and the mills, why, Dr. Strong take, over all that is loft. The individual is to wither with a vengeance ! . poet writing on these plans and their pro =moters has said, " Natural to dream so; natural to wake and find the house in " ruins." As theologians these reverend orators are experts, but 'hen they venture into practical economics it is to be borne in mind that they...