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"PUNCH" ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
" PUNCH" ITEMS. It costs nearly £100 to correctly uniform an officer in a Highland regi ment. So there's no oconomy in kilts after all, and the slander that Scots only. wear them to save the cost of trousers falls flat. If the Turner Government gets through the forthcoming session it will beat the Victorian record for stay ing powers. Five years is the longest lived Victorian Ministry to date, and it was the M'Culloch Government, "The Ministry of all the Talents," which achieved the distinction in the sixties. An Irish immigrant the other day presented himself to the Police De partment as a candidate for the force, and explained that he had journeyed all the way from Tipperary for that purpose. He found that there were already enrolled enough approved can didates to last for three years. Putca, feels inclined to add, " British and... Irish papers please copy." During the federation fever it was authoritatively circulated that Premier Turner was the recipient of a " round robin" from...
HENRY HANSEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
IHENRIY HANSEN. Henry Hansen reports:-I held smy usual fortnightly sale of stock at my yards, Warra gul, on Thursday last. There was a good attendance of buyers, and a good full yarding of cattle of all classes, which sold at very satisfactory prices, forward springers especially being in good demand and selling well. figs, slips, to Us ; porkelrs, £1 us. Sheep at full market rates. Cattle.-Fat bullocks, £7 18s; store do., £4 10s; fat heifers, £6 2s jGd; do., cows, £5 10s; springers, £5 5s. Cows, with calves at foot, £3 2s Gd; heifers, do., £2 10s; poddies, 16s. Horses at full market rates. Mr; ý,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
Auctionoers' XTotices. HENRY IH1SEN, AV f T in N 'i E9 , ,! Stock, Station, and Insurance Agent. TRUST MONEYS TO LEND. S VALUATIONS MADE. .Agent for Wmi. HAMILTON & Co., MASSEY-HARRIS & Co., AND Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamers. London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company. Orca;e&na Nefiarniato'ms, Supplied on Liberal Terns. FIRE S. Insure your Properties against FIRE nwith HENRY HANSEN. Ten per cent. discount allowed. Clearing Sales Conducted. -orse and Cattle Sales Held S As UDE : Warragul Fortnightly Market. WARRAGUL SALE YARDS, THURSDAY, JULY 21, 1898. Two o'Clock Sharp. ENRY HANSEN will. offer for Sale Sby Public Auction 13 Real Good Springers (backward) 7 Yearling Steers. 14 Fat Cattle. H. HANSEN, Auctioneer, Warragul and Drouin. Drouin Weekly Market. TUESDAY, JULY 15, 1898. At 12.80 Sharp. HENRY HANSEN will offer for sale *. by public auction, at Main-street, Drouin, A Supply of Fresh Vegetables every Tuesday. Horses, Cattle, Sheep, and Pigs. Early ...
THE MARKETS. Warragul. PARKES & ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
THE IMARKETS. S Warragul. PAPRES & ROUND. Messrs Parkls &, Round report having hleld their weekly sale of produce and sun dries, at their Mart, Williamn's-lane,. on Thursday, 7th July. They sold as fol lows : Rhubarb, Is to 2s perc dzen bunches Onious, 16t1 for Is, to 10d Apples, 2s Gd a case Potatoes, 8s per cwt Chaff, 2s to 2s 6d per bag ,, £3 Is per ton Cocksfoot grass seed, 4d, per lb Butter, is 3d to Is 4? per lb Cabbage plants, 4d to 9d per bundle of 50 Poultry, 2s Gld per pair Seed wheat, :s 8d per bushel Furniture and sundries, at market rates. We a also report having sold township allotment in Ijloomfiehld, and hmouse for removal in Warragul, at satisfactory prices.
ACCIDENT AT TRAFALGAR. A HOME MISSIONARY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
ACCIDENT AT TRAFALGAR. A HOME MISSIONARY INJURED. (FROM OUR CORIRESPONDENT.) MIr. Balcke, the home missionary here, in connection with the Wes leyan Church, met with an accident when goihg to his Sunday appoint ments,, on Saturday evening. Night closed in, 'and, riding against a fence, he was thrown from his horse over the fence, being rendered unconscious. Fortunately, however, he was found, soon afterwards, and was taken to the nearest house for the night, and. brought on to Trafalgar next day. Medical assistance was sent for, and we are glad to say every attention is being paid him at Mr 3ilson's . home where he is now staying.
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. THE WARRAGUL SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. THE WARRAGUL SHIRE. Local interest will shortly be cen treing in the municipal elections to take place next month in the several ridings of the Warragnl shire. The councillors who retire by eflluxion of time are North Riding-Cr. Caiulter Central Riding-Cr. Parkes South Riding--Cr. Stockdale. In the North Riding a contest is practically a certainty, as Mr. Andrew Lillico announces in another colunn that he is a candidate for the seat. Mr. A. D. Beard is also a probable candidate. In fact, it is not at all unlikely that both of these gentlemen will come forward in opposition to the retiring councillor, and thus make a trio of competitors for the seat. Cr. Parkes, we understand, intends to retire on his laurels, and to at least temporarily sever his connection with municipal affairs, in consequence of the increasing claims of his business upon his timeo Mr. D. McNeil in forms us that he intends offering his services to the ratepayers, and judging by the closeness o...
CHANGES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
CHANGES OF THE MOON. NEW MOON. Month. Day of Month. Time. July... ... Tuesday ... 19 5.47 a.m. August ... Wednesday 17 8.35 p.m. September ... Friday ... 1610.10 a.m. October" ... Saturday ... 1510.37 p.m. November ... Monday ... 14 10.21 a.m. December ... Tuesday ... 13 9.43 p.m. FULL MOON. Month. Day of Month. Time. July... ... onday ... 4 7.12 a.m. August ... Tuesday ... 2 2.29 p.m. August ... Wednesday 3110.51 p.m. September ... Friday ... 30 9.11 a.m. October ... Saturday ... 29 10.18 p.m. November ... Monday ... 281 2.39 p.m. December ... Wednesday 28 9.39 a.m. The coming season promises to be a record one with regard to the butter out put. The N.Z. Government has expended £6,000 in opening up tourist resorts in that colony. About five tons is the weekly output of tin from the Great Southern Tin Mine, Toora.
NUGGETS AT BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
NUGGETS AT BALLARAT. The White party of tributers at tho old Llanberris Company's mine; 13allarat East, during a period of 10 days, ending on Saturday, obtained several nuggets one of which weighed 109 oz., the whole being valued at over £1200. Afterwards the party, which consists of six men, struck another lump of gold, weighing in the rough, 53oz. and 45oz. 13 dwt. on being smelted. Since the 9th inst, the party has, altogether, found nuggets weighing over 400oz., which gave them a return of £1614. The finds took place on the Indicator, at a depth of only 80ft. from the surface. From the proceeds of the sale of the nuggets the Llanberris Company received 12} per cent, royalty. It should be added that Mr. White and his company of tributers worked their block for a long while without receiving a penny, so their success during the past week or two is well deserved.
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
TO THE UNITE) EINGDT)OM. Letters - Every !F-;ll-:nlce or under ... ... ... O 0 2' Post Cards ... ... ... 0 0 1, Newspapers. 4oz. or under ... 0 1 ]Each additional 2oz. or under 0 0 1 Conunercial and printed pa pers, about the same rate tas in Victoria; .but sae Po'tal Guide." Parcels-Each 21h. or under ... 0 1 ( Each additional lb. or under, up to 111 ... ... 0 0 9
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. Letters-Every ounce or under 0 0 2 Letters marked "Urgent" (which will be delivered in the same manner as a telegram would be, if there is either letter or telegraph messenger at the p]ace to which they are ad dressed), in addition to postage 0 0 6 Newspapers, each ... ... O 0 - Post Cards, each ... ... 0 0 1 Pac]kets-Commnercial and print ed papers, up to 4lb., for every 2oz. or under ... ... 0 1 Packets-lPatterns and samples, &c., up to llb., for every 2oz. or wider ... . ... 0 0 1 Books, up to 51b, for every 4oz. or under .. ... 0 0 1 Parcels. 21b. or under ... 0 0 9 Each extra lb. or under ... 0 0 :
TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
TRAFALGAR. The Wesleyan quarterly meeting was held recently in the Church. Present: Mr. Balcke, in the chair; and Messrs .S. Giblett, J. A. Bilson, W. Scott, J. Steel (Trafalgar), J. Burvill (Yarragon South), J. Irwin (Willow Grove), G. Bell (Tanjil South), G, Doherty (Narracan), A. Cleverdon (Coalville); and T. Reynolds, secretary. Old Tanjil having requested that a monthly service may be establised there, after some consideration it was resolved to comply with the request if practicable. Bro Reynolds having removed to near Darnum, in the Warragul Circuit, tendered his resignation as secretary, which was accepted with regret, and Bro Steel was appointed to fill the vacancy. The income showed a marked im provement, and there was an increase in most of the places on the plan, with improved congregations. The income exceeded the expenditure for the quarter by £6, which will reduce the circuit debt by that amount. A cordial- welcome was given Mr. Balcke by the senior steward, on be hal...
NEERIM SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
NEERIM SOUTH. Last week as Mrs Murphy, of Neerim East, was riding home from the town ship, she narrowly averted what might have been a serious accident. She took her horse down to the Red Hill Creek to give it a drink, and by some means it slipped, displacing the rider and throwing her face downwards into the water. Fortunately, it was not very deep, and Messrs Johnson and sons, who are making the road near the spot, were attracted by her screams, and soon had her out on dry land, dripping with the wet and shivering with cold. Mr E. J. Fowler, with a view to establishing an hotel here, has a peti tion in circulation asking the Chief Secretary to orler a local option poll to be taken in connection with the municipal elections in August, and is receiving very fair support.
MORWELL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
MORWELL. At the stock sales hero on Monday, some very good prices were realised, prime merino wethers going up to 22s id, fat bullocks to £9; a~nd dairy cows to £5. The distribution by the Bush Fires Relief Committee in l[eliourne of the assistance fund in this district has given satisfaction to the localcommittee which secured £800 in cash, in addition to a quaitity of chaff an- stores.
BUNYIP. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
BUNYIP. Information has come to hand th a amember of the Government has as sured Mr Downward, M.L,A., that a considerable sum will be set aside for roads in the settlement in the next estimates. It is a pity that imore fuhds were not provided for the repair of the roads and that the work was not started in betfer weather. : Some of the Govern ment department have a curious knack of doing the right thing at the wrong time. Had the roads been taken in hand -sbme time ago when the settlers raised the question the new work would have been consolidated by this time, but now that the winter has set in the muddle will only be increased.
POOWONG. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 12 July 1898
POOWONG. Tlhe Poowong ana Jeetho Shire. Counicil has decided to erect municipal saley'ards at Poowonig, at a cost of £300, which sum will be raised by issuing £50 debentures. Ati the ordinary meeting of the Poo-: wong and Jeetho Council on Tuesday, nMr G. B. Blake, the shire secre tary, .was presented with a handsome walnut overmantle. , The president Cr R, N. Scott, made the presentation, and referred in most eulogistic terms to Mr Blake's energy, and concluded with a hope that he and Mrs Blake woulh live enjoy to much happiness. Cr Bigelow, who was responsible for the choice of the presentation, also made a few remarks; and AIr Blake in re sponding, thanked the council for their very valuable gift, and the goodwill shown towards himself and Mrs Blake. The Poowong and Teetho shire are sowing down most of the roads in the shire and clearing all timber. The tenders for municipal yards at Poowong will be announced shortly together with six £50 debentures for the work. Many of the stoc...