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A MAN LOST IN THE MOUNTAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
A- MAN LOST IN THE MOUNTAINS. An elderly man named Russell Lorimer has been missing from the Dargo High Plains for the past month. Search parties have scoured the mountains in the vicinity, but without finding any trace of the missing man, and it is surmised that he has perished from hunger and exposure. When last seen he was commencing a five hours' ride, which he entered upon without taking provisions of any sort with him. Some years ago a miner named Jamieson was lost in the same locality, and though a diligent search was made his remains were not dis civered until nine months after. A stockman named Rutters is also sup posed to have perished similarly in the same cold and mountainous locality.
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. At the first annual meeting of the Stawell District Dairying Association the directors' repors showed a healthy state of affairs. The cost of the factory at Stawell, with three branch cream eries at Lubeck, Navarre and Calla wadda respectively, had been £3056 1s 6d. Tenders had also been let for additional creameries at Rupanyup and Banyena, which would cost £778 more. The total amount paid for milk supply from October, 1894, to March, 1895, inclusive, was £1725 17s 7d, and for cream purchased, £742 17s 11d. Butter sold locally had realised £1291 9s, leaving 48,2161b for export, the advances on which amounted to £1382 14s 3d. The balance sheet showed total receipts from all sources £6516 10s, including balance due to bank, £2734 18s ld. The report also stated that, although the nominal capital of the company consisted of £5000 shares of £1 each, only 2672 had been subscribed for, and it was pointed out that if the balance would be placed the company would be i...
FACTS AND FANCIES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
FACTS AND FANCIES. (BY EcHo). --o- I can't make outhow youi, Mr. Editor, manage always to get such a splendid lot of news in the Gusaunse. "Dull times are they! To read th'e Guotaso , one wouldn't think so. He would be inclined to think WTarragul was the centre activity, almost metropolitan,-Meetings, shows, concerts, sports, amateur performancer, to say nothing of the mere incidentals, and fires. There must be money about yet, and more than that, people must be generous with it. I always like to com pliment, and commend contributors to our local charities. I feel a pleasure in Bsying kind words about people.who give freely, and don't talk about what they gire, and what they do, like some of your correspondents. in all parts of the iistrict, and I can tell you, all the letters that appeared in the Guaanras lately are full of interest, and give us, who live in and out of Warragul, an inkling of what is going.on inside and outside. We are all antious to know how our neighbors get on e...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
MELBOURINE LIVE STOCK lRE"I' Fat Cattle.-1500 yasded on Wedn -`d5 comprising 300 from New South 0c 500 from North-Eastern district, 200 y Gippsland, 200 from Westward, and 3 mainder from Northern district , town paddocks. Quotations:--Prime ' bullocks, £6 Os to £7 10s; odd, to £? good do., from £5 5s to £5 15s; `, and lighter do, to £4 106. Best ple of cows from £3 15s to £4 I5,
Receipt and Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
Receipt and Pay. The following accounts are lying at the Receipt and Pay Office, Warragm?: T..B. Brown, Ii. Burns P Bellingham, J. Cornall, F. A. Carlsson (8); A. Cain, J. Clarke, J. Ducey; 1H E, I rrall, .E. Frost, R. Gregg (3), 1'. Gninand. G. Hodges; J. F. Joyce; D; Jonos R. Jolly, T. Ielleliee P. Kiiniino, C. Leach, T. J. Lonergan, A. Mackenzie, T. M'Low, N. O. McGuirk, L. Millar, F. J. Mac Namtara. J. E.;M1cMahon, W.- Manton, F. Moore, G. Notman, W. O'Neill, J. J. O'Neill, L. Paul, R. Paterson, W. J. Roberts, I. M. Smith, J. Scott, IV. S. Uridge, J. W Williams.
"NEW AUSTRALIA" EMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
" NEW AUSTRALIA" EII GRANTS. A party of New Australians l¢ Sydneyin the Rotomahana on Sh" nesday for Lyttelton, where they ]o? the Kaikoura for Monte Video Among the passengers were a .go Sness, a station hand and his wife . family from North Queensland, Firs persons in all left fot the settleetll Mr. Casey says that six other perso will be leaving by the lalne on the 10th inst to join the sae party.
To Football Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
To Football Clubs. Splendid assortment of Members' Tickets just to hand at TuE GUARDIAN Printing works Warragul. Sampltes sent on application. Bro. G. J. Turner, P.M. of the Gipps land Forest Lodge, has been invested to the office of Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in connection with the Grand Lodge, by Sir William Clarke, M.W.G.M. A sports meeting is to be held at the Buln Bauln Show-grounds, on May 24th Queen's Birthday-and Mr. C. Gordon has prepared an interesting and varied progranune. In addition to this attrac tion,, the Essendon football team is expected to visit the district on the same dey, and play close by. In consequence of the illness of the Rev. Fathec Coyne, the Rev. Father I Halanan, of Bairnsdale, is taking charge i of the loeal district. At the solicitation of the Warragul Hospital Committee, the local Amateur Dramatic Club have arranged to give a performance on behalf of the hospital fiunds on Wednesday, May 22nd. This will, we trust, be a success, as how t...
M'DONALD'S TRACK. CHEESE AND BUTTER FACTORY TO BE ERECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
M'DONALD'S TRACK, CHEESE AND BUTTER FACTORY TO BE ERECTED. -o-- A meeting of M'Donald's Truk farmers was held at the State School Sea View, on Saturday afternoon, when there were about twenty presei, with Mr. R. P. Worth in the chair. The chairman explained that !Ir M'Grath, Mr. M'Cully and Mr. Doohl had convened the meeting with a vie to the establishment of a cheese ad butter factory on the Track, sl strongly urged them to go in first : cheese. The follswing resolutions were thE carried: 1-"" Thatitis desirable in the interest!l this district to form a co-openn? cheese and butter factory compa~! limited. 2 That the number of shares to h offered to the public be limited t 500 at £1 each. A committee, consisting of lMess M'Grath, M'Cully, Arnold, Dooln, and Fowles, was appointed to inaset and report upon suitable sites, s?l Mr. J. M'Grath was appointed Secrs tary pro. tem. The following shares were then taken up-Messrs. Worth, 10; Broew 10. M'Grath, 80; Arnold, 10; Dolt 20; and M'Cu...
A LUCKY BRIDEGROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
A LUCKY BRIDEGROOM. Miss Gould previonus to her marriage settled the sum of £2,000,000 on the Comte de Castellane. The Comte,' whoseifatther, tle Marquis, is still alive;; can boast of a very ancient lineage, budtt to put it mildly, is not rich. ,The bridesmaids' dresses were of white cloth; triinmed with sable fur, with 'large'black velvet hats, trimmed with black plumes and sable tails. They were designed by the bridegroom.: An exchange of a later date says :-The magnificence of the jewelled tiara worn by Miss Ahina Gould on her marriage to Count Castellane baffles all descrip, tion. The base only of the crowe was of gold, the gems-diamonds of the finest water, pigeon's-blood rubies, Oriental emeralds and pure pearls being set in platinum. From this splendid tiara depended a veil of. very, fine old lace; the gift of the Marquise de Ceastellane. The marriage gown was in excellent contrast to this, being oflwhite 'satin, simply trimmed with' lace and lillies of the valley. i The bri...
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME. I In a recent lecture at the Royal c Institution, Dr. !B. W. Richardson. ' says- that the 'eleep of health is 1 dreamless. "!Dreams," says Shake- I spear,. " are children of an idle brain."- If both-; the 'doctor and; the poet are right'.it 'follows. that idle braintPiiroi St rf^ E doubt there inmghi.t btrulh' in the inference, but that is ;not quite the point. Are all dreams signs of a diseased conditioni'? :To 'this 1 the B doctor says "Nd."o He divides d dreams into two classes;. those started by other causaes outside the sleeper, and those produced by pain, fever, or it indigestion. . , Here we inject a:fact.. ..We redeive a multitudes: of letters, containing this n affirmation, almost in identical , words ; I was worse' tired in the morning than when. I went to bed. .To this the doctor.has an answer. He t says,." When we feel wearied in the b morning very likely; it results from dreams. that ' we have forgotten." Quite so. 'In other words: these is a bodil...
YARRAGON. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
YARRAGON. (Fno0 , Ou OWn COBRESPOs.DLT.) The season of late has been all t could be desired, from a dairyman'a, i of view. Warm, sunny days, - occasional rainfalls that has had a won ful effect on the growth of all kind'i herbage, and should Mr. John Fs. delay his kind attentions for a ?r hence, there should be excellent pros for a favorable wintering of stock? course the milk supply is, just now, at; very lowest ebb, but as improren: are each year being gradually eclfetfi the direction of land cleanng, with i? acreage of pasture land will be incri hence an increased return of pro0? milk suppliers and benefit to the lai generally. Quite a commotion was created r days ago in our usually quiet town, it became known that several of oi residents had received tickets of intitl I to attend the coming county court, to t held at Warragul, to defend cres ft: damages arising out of an alleged seizur for amounts due for goods ecid to to supplied. Even our respected guard. of the peace has not ...
WHAT "THE ARGUS" SAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
WHAT "THE ARGUS" SAYS. Attention has been drawn by our Warragul correspondent to the 'unsatis tactory condition under which work has to be preformed by the railway employds in connection with the goods train on the main Gippsland line. His statement that the drivers, firemen and guards, " are on duty for 15 or 16 consecutive hours on three days in the week, and the remainder of the time are off duty altogether." is admitted by the chief mechanical engineer to be quite correct. According to the departmental records the hours worked by some of the men on four days lastmonth were as follows: -25th, 151 hours; 26th 121 hours; 27th 151 hours; 30th, 124 hours. Thus they were engaged for 56 hours in 4 days, and, although they would have three clear days off by way of compensation, there is reason in their complaint that their powers of endurance are put to too great a strain, and under the circumstances it would not be surprising that a driver has occasionally been found " asleep at his po...
THE RAILWAY QUESTION. PROPOSED REMOVAL OF EMPLOYEES. PUBLIC MEETING AT WARRAGUL LAST NIGHT. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED AND DEPUTATION APPOINTED. TO INTERVIEW THE COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
THE RAILWAY QUESTIOn. . ------- ·It PROPOSED REMOVAL OF s EMPLOYEES. vI PUBLIC MEETING AT WARRA- e GUL LAST NIGHT. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED AND d DEPUTATION APPOINTED b TO INTERVIEW .THE COM MISSIONERS. The circulation of the report that c the Railway Commissioners intend a removing from twenty to twenty-five A of (the railway employees now resident h at Warragul, so as to remedy the h grievance of the drivers, firemen, and it guards of the goods and mixed trains b relative to their protracted hours-as reported in our last issue-has aroused n the townsfolk to action, and prompt steps are being taken to, if possible, t obviate this result. A public meeting u was convened in the Shire Hall yester- t day afternoon for advancing matters E in this direction, but in consequence i. of the receipt of a telegram by Mr. c G. W. Anderson from Mr. C. Sargeant,' t M.L.C., who was endeavoring tointer- d view the Commissioners in Melbourne "g that day, and who : was. returning by g the evening train, i...
C COY. VICTORIAN MOUNTED RIFLES. COMPETITION AT WALHALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
C COY. VICTORIAN MOUNTED RIFLES. COMPETITION AT WALKALLA. -0- On Thiirsday evening last a team of eight members of the above company, including three from our local detachment, started on a journey to Walhalla to fire a rifle match with a similar number of members of the rifle club. there. The arrangements for f the journey were excellent, and the weather "made to order," and as most of the visitors had never made the trip before, they were. surprised and delighted at the sceneryand surroundings, both on the journey and on their arrival at their destination. Con. sidering the length and nature of the journey the visitors had uildertaken, it is hardly to be wondered at that they were defeated by the local team by a small majority, but the heartiness of their reception and the kindness they received from their opponents utterly deprived their reverse' of the least mortifiention, the members of the rifle club vieing with each other in their attention and hospitality to their visitors, ...
THE DAILIES DISTILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
THE DAILIES DISTILLED. On Thursday mormng, at Traralgon, a shunter named Armstrong got the heel of his boot wedged in the cross points and was thrown down. While he was thus trapped four trucks that had been "kicked off" ran over his foot. He h ad a narrow escape of being killed. A man named Breen, excavatinga cellar in the railway refreshment rooms Traral gon, had on Thursday just left off work to come up when the whole tunnel fell, bury ing him up to the waist. He was dug out with only a few bruises, but he had a narrow escape, over a ton of earth falling. Imperial Treasury accounts for last year showed a surplus of three-quarters of a million. The West Australian loan of £750,000 at a3 per cent interest thas been floaaed with great success. The premium aver ages £4 is 4d, nearly the first year's in terest. It is announced by a Hobart newspaper that the date of the drawing for the prizes in the Bank of Van Diemen's land lottery is definitely arranged for Tuesday, May 7th at 8 p.m....
£50,000 FOR THE MUNICIPALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
£50,000 FOR THE MUNI CIPALITIES. .Municipalities will derive some comfort, says the "Age," from the announcement that the Government intends to afford them assistance in the shape of a loan. The Treasurer states that one of the first measures of the coming session will be a bill authorising tne loan ot £'50.000 to borougns and shires. It is recognised that the great curtailment which has taken place in the municipal subsidy has prevented the shires from carrying out many necessary works, and thie £50,000 the Government proposes to distribute among them will be solely for the purpose of making roads and effecting other desir able improvements in the sparsely pop. ulated portions of the colony. It is not intended that any interest shall be charged for the accommodation, but the money will be repayable over a period of 10 years, the Government deducting it from the subsidy which would be ordinarily paid to those shires taking advantage of the loan. Both the Warragul and Narracan counci...
TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 7 May 1895
Victoria:.?To or from any station, 'ix words or under, Od.; each additiqnal?vard Id. Name wand address of shnderland receiver ii not charged. Ma . N.S.Wales.--Ten words, Is.; aditional word, 2d. S. Australia and Tns muianr"-Ten words 2s.; additional word 2d. Queensland and Western Australia. Ten words, Ss,; each alditional word 3d.