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Nothing But Cambric. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
Nothing But Cambric. "You'd never guess what that nian's here for." said ani attendant at an English luna tic asylum, pointing out a seemingly intelli gent man. "He's cracked on cambric-at least, that's what we call him among our selves." " Whatever do you mean ?" was the natural query. " Why, he used to be in a good way of business, when he was suddenly taken with a fit of collecting ladies' cambric handker chiefs. He would go up to people in the streets, and want to buy their handker chiefs. If they wouldn't sell, he would go on bidding until hd got them, which was generally the case, as a refusal put him into a fearful passion. " At last so many women began to trade upon his mania that he went bankrupt. Then, having no money, he had to resort to stealing the handkerchiefs. " He was caught and imprisoned over and over again, but, as nothing would cure him, his people at last sent him here. It's curious that he never stole anything but handkerchiefs and if by chance hegot hold of a...
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Grocers T. Tevlin, Nicholson-st. Mrs. MIunro, Nicholson st. B. Morey and Co., Lilydale. Drapers- Mrs. Munro, Nicholson-st. J. M. Sumner, Niciholson-st." B. Morey and Co., Lilydale. Bakery Mrs. Roberts, Nicholson-st. Bootmaker W.. I. arley, Nicholson-st. Ironmonger H. R. Thomas, Nicholson-st. Stationery G. S. Mattl~he s, Nicholson-st. Hotels Thos. Boone, :Healesville Hotel, Nicholson-st. J. Irvine, .'arra Flats .otel, Yarra . Glen. Produce Store- Mitchell & Hurlstone, ;Nicholson-st. Dentistry G. E. Carter, Collins-st., Melbourne. I. J. Marks, 4 Collins-st., Melbourne. Tailor-' G. Wardrop, 334 Smith-st., Colling-_ wood.
A Coffin Club. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
A Coffin Club. TVhat is a comn club? The "Admiralty Gazette" tells of a youthful Tommy Atk'ns lately arrived in India, who received a rather complicated account from'the colour sergeant on the first settling-day. One of the items ran: "Subscription to coffin club, orie rupee." "It must be coffee club," he thouight,' but he had had no c6ffee, so ie repaired to the colour-sergeant with ad expostulation.. He'was then informed that 't was the oider every mian should be stopped one rupee per month until the price of a coffin, stme '15 rupees, had been received. The coffin club invested this money in the regimental soda-ihater ma chine. If ie tiled he eid. not bother him'self ariy more' bout it, the machine wbuld stand him a'decent burial ; if he survived, when he, left the country he would receive back his siibherlrltion ar.td a' haihilsome share of the, proliti on soda water. A nice little nest. egg till his deferred pay fell dtle. The coffin club was merely a co-operative society for t...
PLACES OF NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
PLACES OF NQTE. Places of interest to visit in the dis trict, and how far situated - Place Distance. Miles. Marysville ,. ... 23 Narbethong ... ... 14 Fernsha ... ... 7 Mallinson's Look-out ... 7 Mallinson's Gully ... 10 Condon's Gully ...... 4 Meyers Creek and Falls... 5 Mathinna Falls ... ... 7 Badger River ... ... 4 Blacks Spur & Etta's Glen 10. Coranderrk Blacks Station 3 Mt. Riddell ... 2 Gracehurn Creek... ... Graceburn Weir ... Watts River ... Watts Weir ... ... 5 Mt. Juliet (top) ... ... 10 Buxton ... ... ... 24
BUXTON. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
BUXTON. A postal township on the Acheron river, 66 miles east of Melbourne, and 7 miles from. Marysville. It has a large hotel, store, and state school. The district is pastoral and agricultural, with several good -farn~. -A . cross-country 'postal ser vice is maintain-s with Marysville and Alexandra by way of Buxton tri-weekly. Population, 50.
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Healesville to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Healesville to Melbourne. Iealesville, dep., 7.25 a.m., 10.55 a.m., and 7.50 p.m. Melbourne, arr., 9.12 a.m., 1.15 p.m., and 10.3 p.m. Melbourne to flealesville. Melbourne, dcp., 7.37 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 5.12 p.m. HIealesville, arr., 9.45 a.m., 2.30 p.m., and 7.19 p.m. Fares :-Single : First class, 6s. 6d.; second class, 4s. 4d. Return : First class, 9s. 9d.; second class. 6s. 6d. Special Friday Night to Monday Fares (Healesville to Melbourne)-First return, 7s. 4d.; second return, 4s. lid.
WALKER'S, or CHESVERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
WALKER'S, or CHESVERVILLE. On the Yarra Track, a new mining field, about 15 miles east from Marysville. The famous Golden Secret Mine, found and prospected by Messrs. Chester and Lock, is located here. Daily coach from Heales ville to Marysville, thence Cobb's coach on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to Walker's. Population, about 150.
THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. EVELYN ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. EVELYN ELECTORATE. Following is the complete returns for the above election. Mr. Cameron has a majority 628, as against 430 at the election three years ago, when he was opposed by the same gentleman. Polling Places. Cameron. Smith. Healesville ... ... 91 ... 50 Yarra Glen ... ... 86 ... 29 Lilydale .... ... 86 ... 66 Ringwood ....,. 18 ... 36 Croydon ... ... 40 ... 31 Eltham - ... ... 68 .., 2 Nillumbik .. ... 50 ... 37 Kangaroo Ground ... 108 ... 3 Anderson's Creek ... 49 ... 4 Doncaster ... ... 95 ... 36 Launching Place .,. 42 .,, 15 Yan Yean ... ... 65 ... 1 Scrubby Creek ... 19 ... 3 Mount Dandenong ... 4 ... 41 South Mooroolbark.,, 13 .,. 11 Templestowe 56... 5 ...30 Wandin ... ... 46 ... 40 MIonbulk ... ... 8 ... 13 South Wandin ... 6 .., 27 Gembrook ..... . S ... 1 South Sassafras ... 11 ... 33 iMacclesfield ... ... 35 ... 7 Gembrook North ... 24 ... 2 Warburton ... ... 33 ... 18 M'Mahcln's Creek ... 8 ... 5 Queenstown ... 97 ... 12 Kinglake ... ... 21 ...
A New Lighter. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
A New Lighter. The time-honoured, scheme of rolling up a piece of paper and usilg.,it for a lighter has been Utilised' by tie inventor in the snantifacture of matches. The invention promises to revolutionise European match manufacture, and is particularly timely, be cause the wood for this purpose is constant ly growing ecar ter aid more costly. The new matches are considerably cheaper than wooden matches, and weigh much less a fact which counts for omuch in exporta tion. The sticks of these matches consist of paper rolled together on the bias. The paper is. rather, strong and porous, and when imimersed in a solution of wax, stearin, and similar substances ;vill easily stick to getlier, and burn a bright, smokeless, and odoiurless flIime. Strips one-half inch. in width are first drawn" through, the com bustible imass spoken of above, and then turpied by machinery into long, thin tubes, pieces of the ordinary length of ivood or wax matches being cut off automatically by the':machine....
Matters for Engaged Girls. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
Matters for Engaged Girls. An English paper furnishes the following mottoes for engaged girls. The mottoes were the result of a prize competition, and the one which took the prize heads the list : Find in the husband what you found in the lover. Exact attentions, but show your appre ciation of them. If your lover wants to stray, Hie is better far away. Be discreet, Not too sweet. Jealous never, Trusting ever. Who by love gains, by love retains. When two are of one mind much can be done. Never pretend to be better or more charming than you are in reality, for though artifice may catch love, only truth and honesty can keep it. Care for your lover as much as you please. but do not be always telling him so-the best of men are better for an occasional doubt. Patience is love's right hand. Love is mortal, and can die of a sur feit as well as comsumption. He may call you an angel, but it is the woman in you that he loves. Don't quarrel ; but if you do pull the blinds down first. Better bre...
The Value of Turpentine. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
The Yalue bf Turpentine. Turpentine is the best friend house keepers have, and a supply should always be kept on hand. It is good for burns, ex cellent for corns, good for rheumatism and sore throat, and a quick remedy for' fits or convulsions. It is a'sure preventive against moths,' a few drops rendering garments safe from such invasion during the summer. It drives away ants and bugs from cupboards and corners by putting a few drops on the shelves. I. effectually destroys bugs, ahd injures neither furniture nor clothing.' For cleaning paint add a spoonful to a pail, of warm water. A little in the suds on wash day makes washing easier.
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
When twashing 2glasses. ;*1ich have been used" fto?~ 1lk.,1ihe bould.'iways be first rinsed in c-old;pwr?ier, and"then washed in hot. This will make it much easier to bring the glasses to the desired point `of bright ness. To take tea stains out of blankets, light a I piece of rock sulphur on an old saucer, then hold the stain directly over it. Ventilato children's nurseries and bed rooms very carefully, once or twice daily, but never expose the little ones to draughts of air, which quickly give cold.: It is said that an unfailing remedy for neuralgia is hot salt. Heat about lib. of salt on an iron shovel over the fire ; put into a long cotton bag an old-fashioned white stocking with the foot cut off does well), and apply as hot as can be borne. Repeat till the pain has gone. When very tired lie on the back, allowing every muscle to relax, letting the hands go any way they will, and keep the eyes closed. A nervous headache may.. be greatly re lieved, and in many cases entirely cured...
When Polly Played for Dancing. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
WhIn Polly' Played for Dancing.. When` Polly -played for. dancing, her slender Sfiligers flew Across the flashing- ivory keys as If they winked at you. T'he music -bubbled under the magic of her =hand 'As Iif'the very notes were mad to -join the festive band. "When-Pblly struck the measure of two-step or 6f -waltz, The oldest- there -grew young again and laughed at Time's assaults ; While lovely. Seet and Twenty and happy Sweet Sixteen Went floating light as thistle-down the merry Staves~ betWeen. Whenh Polly played"the Iheers, 'yoit should "have- seenr us bow :And, weave the figures out and in. Would we were dancing now, With POlly playing bravely, and all the old . "set t'hle -- ' 'ill -'who d believe "'tWas snildiifgth by the -block uprn" the stair ! Then Polly played as gayly -s the youngest • heart can feel. Anid, lad candi lass, we daniced :amain1 the blithe Vlirglnia` reel. If 'ilupid sped his- aroows, -be ~iure his aim ' was :true, ,When 3 Polly phlayed for dancing; and the ...
Most Nutritious Food. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
Most Nutritious Food. Taking all the ordinary foodstuffs, the one which would best fulfil the require ments of life and strength would be suo stantial slices of whole meal wheaten bread, eaten with the crust and spread with good butter. Practically all the constituents ne cessary for the support of life and the building up of tissue are contained in this food. It has the further advantage of being extremely satisfying. If fresh milk or but termilk were drunk with it an almost com plete diet would be obtained, so far as the mere sustaining of physical -health and strength was concerned.
WHAT IS AN AD? [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
W EAT IS AN AD ? AN American paper thus defines it :-. The life-blood of modern business. A money-maker, getter, and saver, A flash of information to all the people. The lever of trade. The mine that yields pure gold in large dividends. Tjlq,y key-note of progress in thq march to success. The dealer's sure rog? tq success A medium for the increase oL business. That which boot.s; t?he. p}lce and qnriches the advertiser. A means of communicating items of interest to wide-awake people, An intelligent message to intelligent people, profiting sender and receiver. Personal and public .mbeano~fit ar?..... ieriygd from its judicious application. A notice that brings best returng for least money. The corner-stone, of. the Templq 9~ oritune; The power Mat keeps trade im The electric powe' concealing .traaer
Belgravia. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian — 9 November 1900
Bielgialvia. Perhaps not one out of alhundred of the inhabitants : of : t?at- select ' region of . Lon don, known bowadays as Beigravia, has any idea of-how it came to be so called. During the last century this part was a delightful pleasure garden, so far removed from the city as to form a 'sort Of countri fied retreat for, the fashionable woild or the time to resort to with great enjoyment. There, silk-stockinged and periwigged old gentlemen went to take snuff and gossip, and the gilded youth - to flirt :and sisoke, and -all, no doubt, admired the beauty &lt;of the pretty daughter of old Gray, the owner of the garden, who assisted him. in. supply ing refreshments to the, smart, folk :who were his-patrons. In fact; so beautiful was "the' damsel that - people-said it was -her charming presence which made -the gard6i so attractive. and, the: young: blades of that day, after ,the affecte&lt; style of the .ipe riod, used to toast her nightly by the name of ' La Belle Gr...