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(To the Editor of The Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 13 July 1894
(To the Editor of The Guardian.) Sin,-I was very- much surprised to see by the report in your last issue concerning the Debating Society's meeting, held on the 2nd. of the month, that I was so incor rectly reported. Now, Sir, byyour report it would appear that I held Healesville school up individually, which I did not. What I said was "that as far as the Education Act was concerned that through out the length and breadth of the colony the children did not recieve too much in struction, even Healesville included; and that in many State Schools they were not even taught to hold their pens properly,&c." I would not trouble you, Sir, in the matter, but it would appear by the report, as it reads, that I was casting a slur .or ari im putation on our local school, which in all honesty I had not either then or now the slightest wish or thought to do for/one moment, as I consider the Healesville staff will compare favourably with any other staff in the colony either as regards their ...
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 13 July 1894
Localc& General News. A comiinittee meeting of the Heales- t ville Bowling Club ,was held in the 1 Mechanic's. on -Friday afternoon last, the 6tli inst. Mr. John Green, J.P., occupied the chair, and Messrs. Cornish, Clements, Matthews, Alexander, and: M'Sweeney (Secretary), were the other members present. After the usual 4 routine business had been disposed of, the matter of presenting the trophies to the successful players was discussed, and it was ultimately dicided to present them at the annual meeting in August next, when 'it is anticipated that a large number of members and intend ing members will be present. In view of the necessity for raising funds al most immediately, it was resolved, on the motion of Mr.' Alexander, seconded by Mr. Cornish, that" two delegates (Messrs Clements and M'Sweeney) bP appointed to confer with delegates from the other clubs in the township which might feel disposed.to run a.series of :entertainments during the winter? for -their common ben...
HEALESVILLE v. YARRA GLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
HEALESVILLE V. YARRA GLEN. The following is the team chosen to represent Healesville against Yarra Glen on Baturday next:-Barry, Burn. side, Beaker, Brown, Christie, -Crowley, Chandler, Donnelly, Fletcher, Farrell, Hook, Mitchell, M'Sweeney, Newman, Strickland (2), J. Smith, Thorson, Wan din, and Wilson, Emergencies.:. Har vie, Fitzpatrick, and Furmston, Um pire, Mr, J. Harvey.
MARYSVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
MARYSVILLE. [FROM OUR OWNr CORRESPONDENT.] A meeting of the committee of the. .Marysville Mechanics' Institute and Free Library was held. at Walker's. Hotel on Saturday evening last. There. were present Mr. Eason (President, in the chair), Mr. T. Barton (treasurer), ',Mr. J. F. Keppel (hon. secretary), and Messrs. J. M. Keppel, Tucker, W. Barton, and M. Keppel. The minutes of. the previous meeting were read and approved on the motion of Messrs; J, M. Keppel and Thos. Barton. The secretary intimated that he had received two letters since last meeting, f Qnq Messrs. Roberteon and Fabie respec tively, the former sending in his ac count £3 17s. 6d. for the completion of his contract, and 7s. for work done at the old Mechanics' Institute . the latter ,asking for an extention.of time for the, ;completion, of his contract for supply 'of sawn hardwood timber. Mr. John Keppel: I. have inapects~dthe blocks, 'and and as you will see from the paper. that I have drawn up for the other in-. 'spec...
HEALESVILLE BAND OF HOPE. QUARTERLY MEETING AND SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
HEA1ESVILLE BAND O 11 H0QPE, QUARTE RLY METZLNG AND SOCIAL. The usual quarterly entertainment and soiree in connection with the local Band of Hope was held on Friday evening last in the Methodist Church, and despite the unfavorable weather there was a very good stttendance. The Rev. F. H. Gibbs (president) oc cupied the chair, and the Rev. S. Wil liams had a seat beside him. on the platform,. The evening's programme of songs and recitations was a very good and interesting one, the Band of . Hopa children acquitting themselves most. creditably. The following is.the pro gramme :-Recitation, Master Saml.. Clark ; recitation, Miss Eliza Dawe; . dialogue, Misses Martin,- Anderson, Condon, Roberts, and L. Dawe.;, song,, ,Thy voice is near," Miss,. N' Carter, 'accompanied by her. sister.,; M sA.Ruth.. :Carter; glee, by the Band of Hope: children, 16 of whom took part.in it,,. being accompanied on the organ, by Miss M. Cornish; recitation, " Tha"' angel's whisper," Miss Brown; song, Mr. J. ...
Healesville. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
HealesvIlle. A pretty municipal township, with post and telegraph and money-order office, and savings- bank, situated at the junction of the Graceburn and Maroondah rivers, 39 miles east of Melbourne. Rail direct with Melbourne, Healesville being the terminus. It has three large first-class hotels and a large temperance hotel ; Gracedale House, a handsome summer resort, is situated near he foot of Mount Juliet, about three miles from the railway station. There are a fine state school, four churches, branch of the Colonial Bank, court house, police station, mechanics' institute and free library, a newspaper (Tas HEALESVILLE GUIARIAN), a number of stores and other places of business. Extensive recreation grounds, cleared, improved, and fenced ; also beau tiful lawn tennis court and bowling green. Trout and blackfish may be caught in the river near Healesville, and good shooting a few miles out. The district is princi pally grazing ; there are several orchards and hop gardens close to ...
Law [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
Law Bailiwck--Central. Police Magistrate - Mr. Jehn J. O'Mears. Bite every third Thursday in the montt. Justices of the Peace-E. H. Cameron, Mi.LA., D. Crichton, J. Eson, Jno. Green, E. Kidney, J. C. Steel, E. Nichols, and J. M. Keppel (president of shire). Sessions--Thursday, at 10 a.m. Clerk of Courts-Daniel Berriman.
Healesville Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
Healesville shIre. Constituted a shire, 30th September, 1887. Area-200 square milee. Popula tion, 1225 ; ratepayers on roll, 292. An nual value, £12,602 ; rate, ls. in £. Re venee. £2,900. President of Shire-Jno. M. Keppel. Councillors. Thee. Barton ... ... Retires, Aug., 1894 -Charles Walker :.. ,, ,, 1894 John M'Gretton ...,, ,, 1894 Edmand J. Hall ... , ,, 1895 Phoe. Clements, .... . 1895 John Oren ...... ,, ,, 1895 John Holland... ... , ,, 1896 John 41. Keppel ... 1896 Edwardicols ... ,, ,, 1896 The oGenc?il meets at Daly's Hall on the last Mond*y in the month. Officers. Secretary, collector, valner, and inspector of nutsances-Chase.H. Alexander, Engineer-Alex. Rodgers, C.E. Health oifecer-J. C. Baird, M.B.B.S. Treasurer-Jno Co n i 1. Dog registrars--oseplh all, Healea ville; Henry Robinson, Marysville.
THE OLIVE. MAKING THE OIL. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
THE OLIVE. MAKING TlHE 01L. The fruit should be gatherred as soon as it turns purple and before fully ripe, as the oil will I,e lighter in odlor and more fragrant, hut somewh:lt less in quantity. In Europe the common method of gathering the berries is to knock them from the trees with poles; they are then picked from the ground. i'he plan has objections, the fruit being more or less bruisd, causing deconmposi tion, and the contact with the earth is likely to give the oil an unpleasant taste and odour. Pick by hand, if possible. An active man can gather from 3 cwt. to 4 cwt. a day. Separate all the leaves and imperfect herriem. This can be done rapidly by passing the whoble lot through a winnower. The berries are dried before crushing,i as it is necessary to evaporate a portion of the water. If, however, they are left on the trees until shrivelled, which is proof that necessary evaporation has already taken place, no drying is need ed after picking. This late picking is not best. If ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
Healesvifle Waterworks Trost. TENDERS are invited until 10 o'clock a.m. on MONDAY, the 30th day of JULY, inst., for the undermentioned work : Contract No. 10.-Laying a 1-inch main from the end of the pipe near Mr. Stephens' gate to a point on the road near Mr. Cochrane's. A Deposit of 5 per cent. must accom pany each tender. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Specifications to be seen at this office. CHAS. H. ALEXANDER, Trust Secretary. Healesville, 18th July, 1894. Tenders, W ILL be received by ine till 27th inst. for the Erection, at per chain, of Post and Rail and Five Wire FENCE on allotment 107, Badger Creek. Specifica tions at GUARDIAN office and Coranderrk. J. SHAW. Tenders, INVITED till 27th inst.,for GRUBBING I and CLEARING about Four Acres of the flat on my allotment 107, BadgerCreek. Specifications at GUARDIAN Office and Cor anderrk: J. SHAW. Tenders. T ENDERS will be received at the GUAt DIAN office until 12 noob on Monday, 30th inst., for Erecting a Post...
Courts of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
Courts of Petty sessions. IT is hereby notified for public informa tion that Courts of Petty Sessions will be held during the year 1894 at the under mentioned places, on the dates and at the hours respectively set out below : Name of Court. Hour. April. May. June. July. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Ferntroo Gully ... 10 'a.m. 28 26 23 21 18 15 13 10 8 Heidelberg ... ...10 ,, 2,° 16, 14, 28° 11, 25° 0, 23 6,: 200 3, 17° 1,150,291 126,26. 100 301 Yarra Glen ........9.30 ;,, 4 2t 27 260 22t 19 f 17t 14t 12t Healeevillo. 2.80 p.m. 6 3, 31 28 26 23 20 18 15 13 Lilydalo ... ... 9.0 a.m.6, 13,4, 11,1, 8, 15, 6, 13, 20,3, 10, 17,7,14,21, 5,12,19, 2,16,23, 7,14,21, 20, 27 18, 25 22, 29° 27° 24e, 31 28 26 30 28 Queenstown .. 11 ,, 9 7 4 2 13 10 8 5 3 Eltham .....11 ,, 24 29 26 24 28 25 30 27 : 18 Anderson's Creek 11 ,, 23 21 18 16 27 24 22 19 17 o Licensing and Warden's Courts. t Licensing Courts. The Clerk of Courts will attend to issue summonses and other processes as under: -Healesville, on Th...
WHAT FIVE ACRES DID. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 20 July 1894
RWHAT FIVE- ACRES DID. Some people turihble into a good thing and then have difficulty in realising how well off they are, says the Los Angelos ileratd. Such a man was a resident of Pasadena, who had five acres of land offered bim by its owner, who had to. go to the E-.st, for 400 dol lars. The land was .et out to decidu ous fruits, and had on it a neat little house, but it had no water right. The bargain was tleelined, and the owner said: " Well, you take the place and take care of it for the crop. 'If you can sell it for me, all, right, and if you cannot, all right," and off he went. The Pasadena man took good care of the place, and some weeks ago fruit buyers began to make him offers for his crop, and he changed his mind about buying and sent to his friend in the East the purchase money, paying for the place out of the cash that he had received for the fruit and having enough left over to keep him comfort able for a year besides. A hardy seaman who had escaped ship-wreck was aske...