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THAT CRICKET MATCH! [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
THAT CRICKET MIATCII! A Scotch paper conitains thie follow. ing account of a cricket inatch said to lieve been played in Western Aus. tralia "--= " Western Australia i. advancing riapidly, but it seems to be still a little behind in the matter of s ientific cricket, A match was recently .played at Bunbury, \\'estor Australia, between a Victorian teasl and 'a scratch clycen from the neigh. borhooud. -Tlie 'gumsuckers' wect is first, and the first, ball bowled was skied into a three-pronged branch of a tall'jirrah tree. The home team criedl * Lostball,' but the umpire ruled that as it was in sight it could not be lo-t. The Victorians started running, wlhile thieWest Australians sent for an .No to cut down the tree. No axe be??o obtainable, somebody brought out a rifle, and the ball after .numcrosu misses, was shot down. The score olt the one hit was 286i, and the Victorians ' stood' on that, and put the other side ini, The Victorians won." It's astonishing what a lot they Itowt about ...
ABSENTEEISM IN GIPPSLAND WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
ABSENTEEISM IN GIPPSN;AND' WEST. Si,--I was in hopes' that your recent effort'to arouse public 'interest in the question bf ihbsenteeism in" this part of Gippsland would have elicited a niorelhearty response, and would at least have been taken up by our' local counciil of the Narracan Shire. There is perhaps no shire in the whole of the Gippaslnd group which is more directly. interested in, the matter, and conscequently, no ;council:: that. should more readily supplementt the `efforts of the::Press to e.pose ,this' ?eiiou: oevil and'call upon Parliament to take measures for remedying the grievance. Grievance indeed! As though that expressed thi' result's atteiding the system. I improve ni} holding and cultivate my land.. I go iti for sheep :and grdwv. crops. 'And because my -neighbor is allowed - to harbor wallabies and dingoes I have my sheep killed and crops eaten. And it is called " a grievance." It seems to me that we farmers are awful fools for not rising in arins ,against the ...
OUR LETTER BOX. We distinctly wish it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the views expressed by correspondents under this heading.] (TO THE EDITOR). MEDICAL ADVICE WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
OUR LETTER BOX. We distinctly wishl it to be understood that we do not necessarily uphold the, views exprcsscd by correspondents under this hcading.] (To ruETi EDITOR). SMEDIoAL ADVICE. WANTED. 2KS" o Si,-Wouild iit' not lio wvll jti t now1 wheii so many are suffering from sore throats, and parents. in particular, are' apprehensive of. diphtheria,, that our &lt;Health Oflicer would publish through our local papers a few.direc tions. how to distinguish diphtheria from ordiniary ulcerated sore throat. In these times onu does not want to call in medical aid if home remedies are sufficient, but with diphtheria one caninot send too soon.: ,;Yours, eta,, . ....:..~A. M.OTHER.
PRODUCERS & POLITICS. A NEW ORGANISATION. AN ADVANCED PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
PRODUCERS & POLITICS. •A NE V ORGANISATION. P. hAN ADVrNC ED7PROGRAIMME.. Tlhe conviction that the. produceor of the colony must unite and organise to "influence TIgislation ?'has taken definite, shape at Shepparton. It is proposed -to inaugdrate the, first branch of an organisation to be called " The Triple Reform League," at ~i meeting to be held at an early date, and in which the leading men on both sides'of the Goulburn will take part. The meeting is to be followsd by others in various parts of the colony, preliminaryto a conference of branches in Melboumne. The draft programme to be submitted to the various leagues deals with parliamentary fiscal, and tariff reform, and is as follows : Parliuuentary. - 1, lReduction of members of the assembly to 60, and of their salaries to .'200 per anntuu. 2. lieduction of Ministerial salaries by one third. 3. Ministers to be elected by the Hlouse for a fixed term, and to be iudi. vidually responsible. Tarilf lieformt.-1. No duty to e...
FROZEN MUTTON TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
'FROZEN MUTTON TRADE. Sm,,-I wits pleased to see from your last issue that tlhe farmers seem to. be taking up the .'frozen meat industry in real earnest, and that another consignment of sheep is going from this. district duringtthe week. I feel so alsolutely certain of the suitable ness of the soil and climate of Gipps land for the purpose, and of the good returnslwhich await the-man who has the enterprise to venture in this -new directioni, that I sincerely hope the exaiimple iet by those vwh have taken the lead Wvill be followed by others at once, and that eventually the majority of our local farmers will see their way ,toenter on the trade. With some it is impossible at present. :They are financially hemmed in on every side and have not the spare capital requisite for embarking in the breeding. of sheep. I know of several men who only require the means and they will at once give up the conventional and non-paying methods for this far more profitable line. -For at while, there for...
PLAYS AND PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
PLAIS AND PLAYERS., A performance of As You Like Itby a cast consisting entirely of ladies was given at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London, on Toes. day, 27th February. The minor parts of foresters and others were filled by ladies, as well as the more prominent characters. The entertainment, which is described as a very interesting one, was generally successful, for, although great care had been devoted to the production, it was a matter of physical impossinility for some of the actresses to assume the necessary masculine traits of several of the characters in the comedy. Miss Ferrar's Orlando is spoken of in terms of warm praise, as also the Adam of Miss anorland, whilst Miss Hope met with the accustomed success in the well-known Seven Ages speech in the character of Jacques. As Touchstone, Miss Sophie Larkin delvrered the caustic speeches more as feminine retorts. The" wrestling scene is spoken of as being exceedingly well managed. An orchestra of ladies provided the incidental m...
A VERY BAD SPELL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
A VERY u.D SPELL. A good story of the danger of phonetic spelling is told by an Australian paper. A Scandinavian named Banmgartz, who is established in Australia as a schoolmaster, was astonished and outraged one day by the receipt of the following misnive : Old Boom guts isqueer. Cur, ass, you are a man of no legs, i wish tointer my bowie in your skull. A conference was held, and the writer, a newcomer, was visited by a body of inhabit ants, and asked indignantly to read his letter alond, and say what he meant by it. He read:-Ole Baumgartz, Esq.--' Sir,-As you are a manof knowledge, I wieh to enter my boy in your school."
AGRICULTURAL. Shelter Belts. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
AGRICULTURAL, Shelter Belts. 4Where a grower has only an acre or - orchard or garden he cannot with a plant a belt of sugar gums around it e the roots of the trees mut haveo liberty tre in search of food and moisture. For suc small area the best shelter belt would h Ta arix galli:a or rlse olives. Land is ch?pi plentiful, and shelter is urgently needed whm ever the orchard vineyard, or goardn ? - pcsed to strong winds. The tr .es ...?use d b oe in at least three rows, and quite 1?0t1i al from the nearest fruit trees, vines, or rveetab In most places the sugar gum thrives wa produces valuable timber. At first tlh ter should be planted Gft. apart, and whl th have growe up to a good height each altl. tree should be removed. Olirevs will thevn aany places, and these trees will reow s ickly if judiciously pruned. Grafted, oSr those raised by cuttings from good should be planted. s
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
GENERAL. Postal hates.-Inland.-Letters.-Every ounce, 2d.; urgent letters,'dl.hidditional. Intercolonial.-Letters: -Ev~fi· i.alfouneu or under, 2d. I 'ackets.--Every 2oz. or under, Id.. Books and magazines.-Every 4 oz. or under, 21, Newspapers, id. IPackets to New South Wales and Queensland, containing. articles of ii?iy value, must be paid letter rate. i'nlaWldP'ur el Poi.--Limi :ilbs, Rlate 21lbs, or "inder 9d.'; each eitra lb.; 3d, by special stamps at the P.O. All Countries Outside Australasia (which for postal purposes includes British New Guinea, Fiji,' ud New Hebrides)'. Letters-For every i oz. or i~tder ... 21d Vest Cards ... ... ... each 1d RIeply P1ost Cards ... ':;.. each ad rNeuspapers-(fo6r United Kingdom) Eal'chNewvspaper 4 oz: or under ... "1d Echli additional -2 tze5ior ffiation therof ... ... ... ;Ad Newspapers (for places outside United Kingdom) 4 oz. or under ... Id (a) Commercial papers, 5 oz. or under, "2d a: lch additional 2;oz or under ~" ... ld (a) Prihned pap...
Dosing Infants [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
Dosing Infants A striking instance of the reckless practice of dosing infant children with opiates has been brought to light by proceedings before Dr Craddock, the Coroner of Pill, near Bristol. The inquiry was into the cause of death of Mary Ann Eodicott, an illegitim. tochild,four years old, who since a few days after her birth had been in the care of a woman named Butcher ; an allow ance beinc made for this service of four shillings, and subsequently three shillings a week. Mrse Butcher, with some reluctance, con fessed that, in order to save herself and her husband from annoyance, she had been it the habit of giving her little charge laudanum to "keep it quiet" every day. She began with "one drop," which the Coroner observed was suflicient to kill a child of ten days old, and as the doses lost their power on repetition she had gone on till little Mary Ann Endicott was actually taking ten drops a day. One Saturday the chdd was observed by this persistent drugger-it is her own acc...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
WIT AND HUMiOUR Does anybody deny that the clergy are members of the surplice population? - New Father: "what's the baby crying for?" Mother: "Because I told him he looked like you." What treesaroethose which, when fire is applied to them, are exactly what they were before?-Ashes Tramp : "Madam, I was not always thus." Madam : "No; it was your other arm you had in a sling this morning." Agnes: "',ell, I want a husband who is easily pleased." Maud : " Don't worry, dear; that's the kind you'll get." Speaking of ecincidences, it is worthy of remark, that kiss, missa and bliss rhyme fe licitously. Birds of a feather wouldbetterflock out of reach of the bonnet maker. It is the restaurant keeper who conducts business one hand.to-month basis. What is that which every man can divide, but no one can see where it has been divided? -Water. Whose best works are most trampled on? A shoemaker's, because good shoes lastionger than bad ones. Why is a sheet of postage stamps like distant relations ?...
DISTRICT COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
DISTRICT COURTS. -o Courts of Petty Sessions will be held at underneniioned places for the year as under: YAII1tAGON. - Second Monday in each month at 12 noon. Smnoionses issuedpre" viours Monday. WAlliAGUL.--Every Tuesday at 11 a.m Sunnonses issuod daily, except when the elclk i, at other courts. D1?OUIN.--'ted. ili the 1 tand did full week iln each mouth at 11.30 o'clock. Suau Iaontes issued previous Wednehday. BIIANDY CHiEEK.-Thursday in tio 2lnd full week in each monthl at 11 a.m. Saur molses issued urevious Thursday. I ONTIGUOUS to Warragul lailway Sta tion are the " Guardian" Gas Printipg Works, which are replete with modern machinery
Rearing and Fattening Ducks. REARING. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
Rearing and Fattening Ducks. P.EARINO. Rearing ducklings is one of the simplel 1p?:. ceases in connection with poultry-keeping, for, as a rule, when they are once hatched theyngie thrive amain without any special carer atte. tion. Ducklings reed no brooding, and, in fit', are taretter without it. Aftor they ate pi perly dry they should be placed in a :ah.d i: day or two, and fed on chopl:ed egg me.-d with bread crumbs, and moistened with milk, vased with boiled rice. Often when so treated they will almost be seen to grow, hut to attempt should be made to force thbm to eat until they are eighteen hci:s cld. The egg food may be continued until they are a -week old, if the weather i at all unfavorable, butin warm seaeeonsmar cear at the fifth day. After that such fo:ds, Spnt1t meal, oatmeal, rice, Indian meal atod boloy meal may be given, with as much variatlon a possible for the first four or five weeks. The object is to grow the frame on which to hy flesh afterwards, and this can onl...
A Silage Crop. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
A Silage Crop. ~--o? The cow has been aptly described as an a mated contrivance for manufacturing foddi into milk. It is a fact that milk cannot be pr doced without food, and that the quantity yno quality of the milk made depends uproth, quality and quantity of the food given to the cow. Give her poor food in small qluantiy and she can only make a small quantity o pat milk. For this reason every owner of cos ought to grow cropsof nutritious fodder to be put down as silage for goving to the cows wha the grass begins to get dry. mixture of any kindof cereal with avetches or peas will msk excellent silage. The greater the miltore it nutritious foddero that can he got to tlower u the one time, the better will the cows like th silage, and the better, too, for the milk s?a for the health of the cows. Any green stuff th' cows will eat can be made into silge, b?lit will not be made any better for food supplvby putting it in a pit or stack. The most on. tritious gra=aea and herbs make the ra...
Making Ensilage. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
Making Gusilage, ,.-.---o The temperature for sour or pit enaihk should be allowedto rise to O9deg. Fh.. d never higher than 100deg. Fah. Keep on fillin and treading or rolling the aslago ntil the Ft isilled. If boards can be fittedto the to , fi up above the pit as high as possih!e.?iii, noks to about one.third of its height. airs and sorghum fodder should always be chaffe intothe pit, and when filled, at least "2.olb. t the superficial foot shnould be put n. Swee silage should be stacked about Sit. or lOf? high, thenlot the temperature rsoe to 13)?e. Fah., and not higher than 140deg. Fah., e'e i will become black, then pack on 10ft. more, O let the temperature of the second lot r~i a before. Continue to pile on tho fodder una the stack is quite high enough. It will sick down under pressure to about onethird of the height of the stuff when first stacked. Thre layers of 10it. each would ultimately mate; stack of 1?ft. high.
THE DAIRY. THE CREAMERY MAN'S NEW YEAR. Virtuous Resolutions That Pay the Man Who Makes Them. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
THE CREAMERY MAN'S NEW YEAR. Virtuous Resolutlons That Pay the lSan Who Makes Them. At the beginning of a new year the conscientious creamery man will stop to take a retrospect of the last year to see where he has been derelict in his ways of doing business, and where better and more improved ihithods should and could be substituted. To such the following list of resolves will probably be a welcome help. It is by no means an exhaustive one, but can easily be extended where occasion re quires: To do away with all haphazard and hit or miss ways of buying cream or milk, buy only by the test, and thus re duce this part of the business to a` just and equitable basis. To provide a good supply of ice, or rather an oversupply, so the butter maker need not scrimp himself in the use of it next summer. An oversupply of ice won't cost as much nowas an over aupplyofs noier heast will next supjner. To insist upon the use of ice by the patron, and to encourage by every means possible a more intell...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
LUXENE. THE NEW LIGHT. TaHI NEW AMERICAN ILLUMINANT I? now having an extraordinary sale, wherever introduced. It is P:RFECTLY SA.\, and yields the moot BRILLI.\NT LIdt;IT vet tbtained front any ILLUMINANT, whil.t its beauty of appearance c' iunacnd5 the ;ca miration of eeery buyer. In esery deira?t respecb LUXEN. han no EQUAL, and, as yet, no RI VAL in al the great markets of the world. It is a DISTINCT ADVANCE on ordinary High-Tesb Kerosene, and n-cls only to, be shown and used to ensure an actir e dI.nalr. Ask your Storekeeper fr it, and inu t upon baying THE NEW LIGHT Qa$ nas aaFC.rJIrrE.. Don't De deluded. You cannot rent the vacant property by merely hal,gi:g a c:,rd in the window. The man who wants to catch Dame Fortune's Eoile must do more than Flirt with the lively lady. Thousands have tried it. ItHundreds are at the same gamne to-day, and will have no better success thal you ate having Wi!thi the fickle lady. Get down to bu:iness, advertise your vacant iroperty. your busine...
Fruit Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 13 April 1894
Fruit Notes. A New York horticulturist names the Primate as one of the best of summer apples. On account of its thin skin, the Worden grape requires extra care in handling and packing. Grafting wax made of beeswax and rosin, resdeied plastic by additions of alcohol, is uied and recommended by Professor Craig, of the 'Canadian experi mental farm. Mr. E. Williams. for fifteen years sec retary of the New Jersey State Horti cultural society, says that if he were re strtited to three varieties of grapes he would select Worden, Brighton and Niagara.