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The Definition of a Girl Bachelor. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
-0o The Definition of a Girl Bachelor. 91" What," said the lady of the old school, looking ne from her magazine, "what is the girl b acheor? The only example of that type of femininity present said promptly: "' A woman who earns her living and spends it as she chooses." The male bashelor said unpleasantly: "The sort of a woman who insists upon pay ing her own car fares in the sight of all the passengers, and always waves you to one side while she bargains with caben and trunk carriers." "She is a woman," remarked the em broiderer, sententiously, " who sends her skirts to the seamstress for fresh braids, and her stockings to a professional mender for darn ing." " She goes to the theatre alone and sits in the top galls2', if she feels like it," said the "She's tremendously bright." averred the sub-freshman, who still cherished a youthful liking for intellect. " She's horribly self-sufficient," said the vain wcman. " She's thoroughly kind and sensible," said the mother of five small ch...
THE Warragul Guardian FRIDAY, 20TH APRIL, 1894. Rail versus Water. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
THE atragnI Gnarbian FRIDAY, 20rn APRIL, 1814. Rail versus Water; IF a business man who held an absolute monopoly in any particular line were to deliberately introduce into his midst an enterprising rival who would inevitably undersell him and do his best to cripple his trade, he would undoubtedly for the rest of his life enjoy the distinction of being considered a short sighted fool. Aind deservedly so too. Substitute our railway managers for the business man and we have an actual case in point. They have opened up a waterway between Melbourno and Sale, and to-day witnesses the ridiculous spectacle of our railway returns being greatly diminiished by the carriage of goods by water in preference to cousigning them by a more expensive route provided by the railway. The f paragons of the " best managed rail ways in the world " nave thus provided themselves with a rival with whom they have failed to compete and the i niational revenue has suffered, and is r sufferinigstill,in consequenc...
Home and Fireside. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Home and Fireside. To RaSOvATE OLD CLOTrES.-To restore the freihness to any kind of worn clothing, make some strong, warm soapsuds and plunge the garments into it. Sousa thea up and down, rub the dirty places, rinse the clothes in several waters and hang them in the shade to dry. When nearly dry roll them up for an hour or two and press them, An old cotton cloth should be laid on the outside of the garment to be pressed, and a hot iron passed ever it until all the wrinnleshre out of the arment. The iron must be removed before steam ceases to rise from the cloth, or elso it will become shiny. If any shiny places are seen damp the cloth, putsit over the spot and app the iron. Liftthe iron while the full clou of steam is rising, and it will bring the nap sp with it. Goanss Guars Crssur.-Wash and stem the green grapes, then to 51b. add sufficient water to eep them from burning and stew them gently until they can borubbad through a sieve with a potato masher to extract the seeds. Return ...
Ladies' Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Ladies' Gossip, The London County Council on Tuesday de. ciaedto appoint a woman inspector under the Ifnt Life Protectieon Act. I Lady Doff bee received a letter from Sir Henry Ponsonby, acknowledging the receipt of the Australian flowers sent to the Qonon. The flower were frozen by Geddeo and Co. After much discussion it was decided to havo tho block of ice placed in its entirety en the dining. room table, and when it had slightly thawed and become transparent the ftlowers showed beautifully, The Co'untess of Aberdeen arrived at Chicago last week for the purpose of completing arrangements for the Esle there, on a more ox* tensive scale than has yet been attempted, of woollen goode made by wives of Irish cottagere. Lady Batler (Miss Thompson, of 'Roll Call" celebritF) is now settled at Aldershot with her husband. Gen. Sir William lButler, and their five children. The gifted lady is engaged paint. in a picture for the Royal Academy. The a ect is Waterloo. ]me. Modjesha has decided to...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
The German Emperoria poseing once again as the patron of fine arts, (says a London paper). Looncavallo, the Italian composer, recently en:hanted all theatre-going Berlin with his opera, I Medici, based on a period in Italian history. It has now been his Majesty's good pleasure to " order" an opera of the same kind. taking for his subject an incident in German history. It has not yet appeared whether this incident is to be taken from the glorious period since Wilhelm II. has come to grace the throne of his fathers. Bet it onght not to be dlifficult for a composer to find plenty of dramatio situations in the historyof Germany during the last four years. A more difficult thing would be the selection of a Ecene from the embarrae des riheesees.
PLAYS AND PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
PLAIS AND PLAYERS. The Beat Man, the new faroe written by Mr Ralph Lumley for Mr Toole and his com. pany, was produced for the tirst time on the 6th March last at Toole's Theatre, London. The now piece was written for; Mr John Wood originally, but none the less is stated to suit Mr Tooloe and his company admirablyr. Mr Toole is the central figure of the piece in the character of a more than middle-aged managing director of a railway company, who, despite the diffionlties of managing both the railway and the dissatisfied sharcholders, none the lees finds time to play the gallant in the quaintest manner. As may be supposed, this weakness leads the advanced Adonia, in the person of Mr Price FPuttlow, into many very diverting sitnuations, and most amusing dilemmas. One scene that creates great amusement is Puttlow's appearance at the house of one of the shareholders in the railway com pany. Sir Lovel Gage, who has rescued the chairman from a meeting of indignant shareholders, and has br...
BULN BULN SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
BULN BULN SHIRE COUIIIL A meeting of this Council e, on Tuesday, and was attesned SPresident Loolkless and Crs.aeiridr Barr, Currie, Lacey, M urra " Petschack, and Sullivarsn. r CORRESio.nleEircc 1 Fiom F. Evison, Soffering to clear road as stl i last letter for 15s.-rAccepted. a Froi G'orrison, Treda So asking for an outlet to lri p outlet to Ib arid. thC r others.--Seeic;ta :attend.'' ,.From. Robt. Boyd, Labro pointing out improvedmnts aee on main Labertouclhe road 1n offerinu to do same for ' 1 £2 to be offered. 7 From J. Backiman' Neerit \ l itatiug that there were 1 lae t ip front of his gate, and oscrilt cleiir them off for £2.--_1 ie a s offered. b r From John Wright, ])rosin, of5 e to make shed for night cart for e, g -Accepted. Shed to be ecrteet satisfaction of cngineer. From Ai. C. L. llHInsen, Poeev, aEist, complaining of fence ccceltd road by Ir, Ml'Cord.-Fence to removed. a From i. A. Lacey, Necriu South i askiing that trees might be rcer;? from- oppost ite sit where i...
A GREAT FOUNDLING HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
A HGREAT FOUNDLING HOS PITAL. The following interesting article is froi Spare Momenta " : The biggest baby farm in the world is at t Moscow. It costs [.100,000 a year to run it, and it has an annual crop of 14,000 babies. t It has a branch farm at St. Petersbnrgh, I which turns out a yearly harvest of 8000 more, and since its foundation it has sent oat into the country of this empire more than 2,000,000 equalling infants. I saw last week 800 babies under four weoeks old in the St. Petersburg institution, and as I write this letter 1300 little ones are within the wall of the estaeblishment here at Moscow. HOW IT IS SL 'P'OlcTD. The Moscow foundling asylum is an Im. perial institution. It wae foundedby Csthe rine II., one of the liveliest of the Empreases of Russia's peast, and it is kept up to-day by i a tax on playingcards. All the cards used in Russia are made by the Government. Their importation is pro hibited under heavy penalties, and every gambler and every card party has to co...
OIL PRODUCING SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
it - _ * - `oIL ?ROPUCING SEEDS. At a meeting of the counicilof the Chamber of Manufactures,: the. presi y dent introduced MIr. Geo: 0: Inskip, it who had been invited to attend to read a paper on Oil Producing Seeds-a new industry. In the cour e of his remarks the lecturer said it was highly e desirablc, considering thel present serious depression and lack of work for the people, that any new industry that would be likely to assist in giving pro litable employment should be _en couraged, and it was the duty of oevery one to assist as far as lie was able is directing the enlergies of the people in such a way as would bring about a return of that prosperity whichj Victoria was so much in need of. His object I was to direct attention to the fact that there were seeds whlichli up to the present had been almost neglected, and which would give better returns tlihn wheat, and were in almost unlimited demand. Farmncrs were slow to enter iupon new industries, but when wheat was. selling at ...
THE ARREST OF JABEZ BALFOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
THE ARREST OF JABEZ BALFOUR, The accounts given from time to time by' the London press of how the arrest of the notorious Jabez Spencer Balfour was effected differ widely. From a report given by the "Westminister Gazette," it would appear that the eminent "philanthropist" was treated with a shocking rudeness by those into whose hands he fell. Our contemporary relates that Balfour was actually "seized in the open street, in the sight of everybody, audhis pockets were emptied on the spot, then and.there. He was then hustled into the'Goerinor's' carriage and driven to the police station. Arrived there, he was put into a -cell wihich was absolutely destitute of everything but its four walls. There was not even a stool to sit iupon, or seat, and yet he was de tainied there nearly three hours." A rue ful picturetruly. Perhaps the men con cerned in the arrest did not know what an' important scoundrel Bal four was. On the other .,hand, perhaps they did ; and the thought of what the Liberato...
SOUTH WARRAGUL GOLD MINING COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTED [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
SOUTH WARRAGUL GOLD MINING COMPANY BOAlD OF DI1RECTO1RS APPOINTED An adjourned meeting of the share holders in the South Warragul Proprietary Gold Mining Company was held at the office of Mr. J. A. Farmer, solicitor, Chancery Lane, Melbourne, last week, for the purpose of electing the first Board of Directors, Legal manager, etc. The following were elected : DIRECTORS : Hlon. W. 11. Eumbling, M.L.C., Messrs. J. R. Chaffey, J. A. Farmer, F. Longmore and Dr. Rowan. LEGAL MALNAGER : Mr. Peacock, M1.L.A. SOLICITOR: Wsm. Marriott-Watson. CILURJIL : Dr. Embling was appointed Chair man of Directors, ansd Mr. J. R. Chaffey local Managing Director.
Wife-hunting. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Wife-hunting. -o It Eeems that an entirely new field of in dustry has been opened to the energetio young man that will no doubt be emu. lated by the clever ybung woman. This idea emanated in the " wild and woolly" west, and seems especially suited to the sensible young woman who knows her ownsex well. It is that of wife-hunting. About one hundred young eastern men, who have gone to Perry, 0. T., and different towns to settle, and have prospered, find life very lonely, without woman's society. Of course, as everybody knows, there are no women to epeak of in there new townS. Therefore, the men have hit upon a novel plan. They have clubbed together and engaged a IMr Emmet Whitmor, of Peiry, to come east ant select wives for them, as their duties prevent them from coming in person. Mr Whitmer has in his possession the photo graphs of over thirty good-looking young men, who are pining for the charms of matrimony. ie is making a bee-line for the New England factory districts, where his st...
CROSSOVER DIGGINGS. ANOTHER MEETING OF MINERS DEPARTURES FOR COOLGARDIE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
CROSSOVER DICCINCS. ANOTHER MEETING OF MINERS -0- DEPARTURES FOR COOLGARDIE. ----- (mnOi OUR OWN COIIESPOSDesT.) The yields from the alluvial claims in this district during the past week have been about the usual average, which average, I am sorry to say, is unfortunately small. There have been no sensational finds at Red Hill since the last nugget of 2oz.t.ldwt. Uigrs., discovered some little time ago, which makes the tenth " lump " picked up on this field within the past few months. There is nothing to warrant the number of new arrivals who have come to the district during the last week. The increase is attributed to the paragraph which appeared in last Tuesday's "Age," announcing that £450 worth of gold had been sent away from tihe district during the past fortnight. The importance of my statement will be recognised when it is taken into account that this field covers an area of upwards fifteen square miles, with a mining population of over 800, and even taking the £450 as within...
THE NEERIM RAILWAY. THE MINISTER INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
THE NEERIMI RAILWAY. i TIHE MINISTER INTERVIE WED. The B3ull Bln Shire Council on Wednesday sent a deputation to the Minister of Railways, introduced bh Mir. G. J, Turner, M.L.A., urging the extension of the Nesrita lhie from :± present tertuious at Keeriwu South to Neecrim, about hi miles. This line would help to open up splendid country specially adapted for the growth of crosebred slietp, such as would be retuired for the export trade. It had been - recommended by ithe Standing Coinsittee. Ir. Richardson said he would try and visit the district, and obtain complete information, for the Cabinet, but he could not promise the construc tion of the line.
BULN BULN SHIRE WORKS. SPECIAL GRANTS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
BULN BULN SHIRE . WORKS. SPECIAL GRANTS WANYEt. Mr. G. J. Turner, M.L.A.,xintro duaced a dequtation from the Buln Buhr Shire Council on Wednesday to the Minister of Public Works. The request preferred was for Government assistance in opening up roads to the village settlements of Longwarry, Noojc, and the Danish settlement, in order to enable the settlers to get their produce to the raiiway stations. Mr. Webb said that Longwarry Settlement was only a nile and a half from the railway station, and as he found that the funds of the mnuuii pality were in a good condition, ihe thought they might undertake the opening of that road. With regard to the other two roads, ie wvould bring them under the consideration of i15 colleague, Mr. M'Intyre.
ALL SORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
ALL SORTS. The "lMusical Millr" at Yarragon this evening. The Bloomfiecld Iiutton esporter delighted with tihe prospect of good rc turns. Skins alone fetched us l1d each. More to follow. Mr. A. J. IIrris-" the well-known and well-tried tailor"-new advertisement on I the front page. The Warragul Natives' pound night on Tuesday. Splendid programme and a jolly evning. That's the way to fetch us. Ladies night next . No probability of raisin- a football team at Traralgon. What next.! De'pression again. Mr. G. J. Turner, M.L.A. ,is. a stro.ng advocate of a Credit Foncier' for Vie toria. .er". A new liotto for hle Vietorin farmer " Cheap money and taxation `of unsm proved land.". s A polato groser says that.the tabors will be £10 per ton before the season is over. Another harvest fori thoe Neerin and Warragusl .tgro ' . Neerhiandowner talkingof grwing flax on a hirgescale. Advance Neeriml What's attlhe end of a cat? " A tail," said a little girl at an entertainiment the other eveiiing.'," ...
A VICTORIAN COOLGARDIE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
A VICTORIAN COOL GARDIE. ------ On Wc'dnesday Messes. \Whit. and Jackson of Dnylesford, dug cut another 140 oz. of golden stone fromn the wiuzo where the last two lots were got oh Thursday and Monday last. It is estimnated theiir Wednesday's patci will give 100 oz. of pure gold, nmaking a total of about 050 oz. of gold from about 864 oz. of golden stone obtained sine.Wednesdavprsviousin about Ofeet of space. - Further rich discov ries are looked forward tl before the end of the week,
A Premature Funeral Sermon. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
A Premature Funeral Sermon. A curious scene was witnessed recently untaide Paddington station. A respeotably drEe&yonnuog woman, who had arrived at the terminus from the country, was quietly proceeding inthedirectionof theEdgwareroad when ayoung man, also respectably dressed, met her, turned pale, and exclaimed, "Oh. Xelen, we thought you were dead," and would probably have fallen to the groknd in a fainting condition had not the young woman and sympathetic wayfarers who wit. eessed the unusual occurrence aseisted him atef ri-^ - ,reý L:`.1 a, whr-' 1 ..c /::. Coors ;: "!f. -rjnh"'i rro or is be sa trangc e nc . --l hl fc: some time beau a shop at^-t .t a vilaeC o on the outakircs of South Ln orn, and hald there ,come ergaged t o the youor man. Soo cloft her r!_, and retarnled to her prenn inr. the Goss.-7 for a hre -:y. esomshow or othner, a report was spread in the willage that the girl had suddenly died from influenza, and the news appeared so circum. stantial and detaile...
Do Not Judge Your Neighbor Harshly. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Do Not Judge Your Neighbor Harshly. Do not judge your neighbor harshly, Be not hasty to condemn; Things unknown to you may alter What now seems averse to them. Shadows, looking dark and diomal, Could you rightly comprehend, Might assume a brighter aspect And ward off some bitter end. Oftenin this life of trial, Uprighthearts are falsely charged; Ss toss the merest trifle t oon becomes enlargied. Do not old your censnre to it, Lest yo. ive the deed to rue. Thin ly what msto brand your neighbor Possibly ma} pro0v untrue. Better fuar defend abrother When abarp, poitonte ·rrowo fly. Your kind words may chanugohe current Of the pshlic hue and cry. When a man is down, don't strike hr... But extend your friendly aid; Das kind lit may give him corage, And his 'ow eward course be stayed. EOPalE L. SCKSCs.