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MAJOR ESTERHAZY. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
MAJOR ESTERHAZY. Major Esterhazy is continually re vealing new traits of an unlovely character' Some months ago his wife obtained a divorce from hiin, on the ground that hlie had squandered het dowry. Now he is (charged with frauidl. In conucction with the Irityfu.s at fair the following letter. producetltd 1i the Court by M1. IHeitiaclh. who w:ls charged with having translatedl for tlie "Siecle" part of alt article in the Na- tional Review," throws a strong light on the miethods pursued by thit Frencli military autlhorities: ,Oxford, 23rd June. Sir.-1 learn by the pl?ers that you are sits pelled, in Paris of being the author of the art ilt I published in the .utne tnuinetr of tIle "National Review." a few" lines of lwhich you trinanslated in lie "Sitle." I have not the pltteasure of ]noVwiih you. Nevertheless. as :ill itone-I mIttl. I t(icil it my dlity to idetltre by heset pi sel;ts that I atl ilt sole a;tlie" of the lt'artilt in the "Na':tiotnal let'view." I :lant at friend of .'...
BRITAIN'S DEATH DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
BRITAIN'S DEATH DUTIES. In "Chamber's Journal" for July-a-l ways one of the most interesting of the monthlics-there is an article on "Three Years of the Death Duties." The sumn. that have been paid in esltlte duty on single estates are, the writer ,points out. at:artling. a, millionaire being muleted in esta?e duty alonet to the' extent of L"t0.00t:; v'hile if his estate dtlsctendls to oth?rs thtan his children an ither L40,000 at hl a-t may be claimed for stue?-ession duty. Ir Scotlantd the estates that have paid the largest duties ?r1e thlse oif the Eirl of iMolray and the late I)uike of laomiltn. In England they have bteen m:tchtd recently Iby the estate of the late Mr Is:.: I-i'den, a:ind in other cases cunsideratbly sturipatsced. One effect of tile Act lha lten, to drive many !people to insl:ure against the sums which would have to be paid under it. Royalty, it is said, led the way. the Princess RIoy:al, the Duke of Conn:ught, Princess I :catrice. and others all insur ing for l...
ON HER HONEYMOON. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
ON HER HONEYMOON. Everybody knows that we were mar ried and came here for our honeymoon. The month I had with my wife before the dreadful day came when she died, would be a happy spot indeed in my life were it not overshadowed in my mind by the tflagedy that was to come. I have little to say in self-justification, but if is any consolation to her father for her loss. I can say that I truly believe that during that month she was as happy as I was. God knows I loved her with a love that was none the less strong that it failed in the hour of trial. Ethel was fond of boating. and on calm days we had often -alkenl canles out on the pool that the tide leaves behind it, and sometimes we had ventured on thet estuary. One day I had a headache, and said I v'ould stay at home. Ethel Ivan tled to stay with me. but I urged hli- toI go out and gel the advantage of a lovely day. So in the afternoon she said shet: wtould g on Lhc' wat-er. She v'as expelrt v.1ith a can, e. :m1. could swim fairly ael...
THE WIDE WORLD [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
THE WIiE WO.LDW .In the Gk.ve-runment of Miosc(.ow, out 0t 45I tfactores or parts of factories, LO I:k-s th,.. 150 had hour's of labor ranging frcr eleven and a half to t 'eL,-- an" s half i twenty-four. and 4 :ft17 the cl:ars from twelve to thirteen and a. half. in eight shops tie won'king o?ous a:re said to bhe as tiuch as eigh S-eantL tit of tie twenty-four. 'T'he('e lolg Eour~ dio rtct imakkhethe worl- l,.' rich, c ithe---they never do.-"Iuve'-t'es Ie' SAn amnusan incident took :l' . :late ZLe other evening :tr Norwich A\si:ce. .,here M.r .TJutice IHawkius truarrks a:t Esondon paper). The judgel kepct the ,,'ourt until nelrly tell, in ordte to inllisnh l'long case, until at hlast the ,,rlunin tof the jury plucked up cour,.', i re -_ilnd .hinm that they had b'.. a-kf::ste. d et seven ini the morning. aild were hIun gry. "h?ut surely you ih;d aoniel tuph'" said the judge. "W, int outne naef ptty each, and some brad :i and "heese," said the foreman. anld added liyly, "We have a sus...
THE PASSING OF GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
TH" PASSING OF CLADSTONE. 11 li:tl I f:I I`r.\lI nII I0 ?&lt;!: 1"r the i nd it It mivrm ,l Its i ill its S ,ittte r tot tr-: OIte oa:ly wiv'd hit k d :tin:. mvn icits 1:',? - St lr ,;t en th l t i-.1o i ti.s l: tnns 't.r, f ,lI h l on ti. l+yal !,r.en : t iThe tight wasi flousht tie "crown lift bit-" Tip. d." -th'lt' 1 tth hi? WCl:iry ftei " t tntl 1r rd. The plaudit?s of thte ntilh.:,s rnt the IHis ea?-'s w r clos?-d to all." hult blo,:kn prayery ; The \\:.h-l'-toVer of his o:ul aw;tited still The" S;hiniin One "Who e.?tlcth " un aw- -ies! Ab ove the sbs o t I ho.?se who rouand him mItiu it'ted. lHe heard the hymns of choirs ann;liic swell, And Iloud trillumphant chords a-suracnce give 'i.hat with the land lie lc\,d all would he well! 1i. hearld thet Ioving '.velcomc of his Lord That bads him enter to his weUll-earned lIe bre0:tlh-di "Amer.!" and, like a. little child. 1is wtahited hands (:crossed humbly on his breast! 0 lnoble soul, whose memory cannot fad'. O grand. true...
THE FIGHTING NEAR SANTIAGO. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
THE FICHTINC NEAR SANTIAGV. The London palers just delivered are full of \-;.r ne-ws. We extract the following na-count of the fighting near SanrLtiagc.- from "The Times": The battle of Santiago hlas been raging all day. At the- prc-s-nt hour (1 pr.m.) 15.000 Americ.an troops are just outside theli outer fortifi-ations of the city. Since daylirvak General Shafter's army has fought its -wvay anross two milles and a ha!f of strtO'-;!y fortilied country. the Spanitlrds s-.tu'lr-dy cot-tio g v,'very step oF th-li. a;lv;unc,.. Tilh e tire lin-. is loiV within 'unllslihit of the town. T'he Spanis-h stro-onglilds orf El Can.-ey and El Pa:lo have fallen, and ai If,-rt at Atuii d' ,?.-s. jiu:t ;-.slt ill i0 'r-i- Castlc-. hi:s e!.-'n laid iG ruin.' I the I i uns I !f 11 tilh .. t"\'it tl-- ti (-i. ti. i f i .i ji.il r I: :C" i n' 1lu ii ; ind Jur ols . th*" k121 : ill' . Xty was e a.ei t,: tin v. it" -.00 C4 '.,:.i tronl. Thc ,atltle lhega:nt ;it daylirIht oi:ht ilr.]. ir':in J u.!:';sygul u...
THE HORRORS OF LA BOURGOGNE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
THE HOFRORS* OF LA BOUBGOG E. W\e fear very mouch it 'will turn oun 1wlienil the inv'e41csali o l ll I o',\' ],t'ot1.'e'('il.: at 4N-ew York Ltas been conmpletedt s:atr the worst st'ries :ls to 11tilt' ý?4C(I' 0ll lord1(1 La 1'o1r(,g41ne I'leftre se 'lli fu (hertd wec' :u silllanltially ctl.r-i,! .. T'lh, \1-ilnc 5ss0-. whi4e 4t1s! ilitd1 tO the aI4l vi43.'or :',"i' 1\Vt'FI']i l" ":nly nl of ,v": ri'o0s 1!:il l 1i\'(" 10'r inl\-tqlii lg m litoll ls fa si'clo iit-:, tal!d 4t- tllh no t llf r, 1ill`l, m!!li;=l ( .-i s en '1 : 441 t':!'t: t' l C i'('3 1 14 1h1 .441\' ,1 -I th.4 144~1, 1!444114T44 e4it 1 4er 4 ' 71 \" w4o1 l ln st.b:ili!ged, 1l101t l 4$,n i'it4l, l di'-1 . \-4n 1,il t !,i : iD s,. htor ey i e lyin:.' \:illi (1i lh n.-i ti n l : t it.;, tooli-qs \nid livildii 1is.1uI . Th l ltlren4 h -1o m1.ii1l 0,1(! CI':Lm:, di: l11- 1 :til . A llt rl:Itll iW :h t , intlne: tlt rel . aiu il :'tf I "En su t:" is chil'li I, :Inlti s3i I I,l tlilLt il ! ;il lilt' n. iT L i' ile 4 - 4 11 t...
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. Before Messrs. Cresswell, P.M. and Campbell, J.P. ASSAULT CASE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. Before Messrs. iresswell, P.3M. and Campbell, J.P. ASSAULT CASE. At the Warragul Police Court on Tuesday, Bridget Nestor sued Mary Fitzgerald-both residents of Trafalgar -for maliciously assaulting her daughter, Catherine Nestor. The prosecution was conducted by Inspector Smythe, and Mr. Gray (Gray and Friend) defended. Bridget Nestor, residing at Trafal gar, said that on the 9th of August she and her daughter were in their garden sowing seeds. Defendant was cutting wood in her father's yard, and she saw her throw a stick over the dividing fence, which separated their garden from defendants yard. The stick struck her daughter and inflicted a nasty cut on her head, which nec essitated her taking the girl to Dr. Hayes of Warragul for medical attend ance. Her child did nothing to pro voke the defendant, In cross-examin ation by Mr. Gray, prosecutrix said said she was not on good terms with defendant, but her own girls were not always " rowing" with other people. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
CHCRCH SERVICES. Church of England, Rev. Buchanan, Warragul, 11 and 7. Presbyterian, Rev. Hunter, Warragul, 11 and 7; Lardner, 3 p.m. Wesleyan, Warragul 11 Mr Reynolds, 7 p.m. Rev. Alday ; South War ragul, aMr M'Gowan, Tuesday Rev. Alday ; Bloomfield, 3 a.m. Mr Reynolds; 7.30, Rev. Alday; Yarragon, Rev. Alday; Sunny Creek, Rev, Alday. Catholic Church. - Masses will be cele brated on Sunday next at the following places: Drouin, 9; Brandy Creek, 11; Yarragon, 9; Warragul, 11, vespers 7. Public Notices. G. W. ANDERSON, Land, Insurance & General Commission Agent. HAVING now established a General COMMISSION AGENCY, I shall be pleased to undertake Commission Busi ness of every description. Victoria St., WVarragull. JOHN DODDS, Teacherx of Music, ATHENE U ~-, - Queen Street, Warragul. - Visits Yarragon and Darnum Every Saturday. G-IRAY & FRIEND, SOLICITORS, WARRAGUL, HATVE Trust Moneys to Lend, at Low Rates, in Large or Small Sums. CORR & RYL2AH, E. J. CORR, BA., LL...
MISSING STOCK. CATTLE "DUFFING" SUSPECTED POLICE MAKING ENQUIRIES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
MISSING STOCK. CATTLE " DUFFING" SUSPECTED &nbsp; POLICE MAKING ENQUIRIES. During the past two months a large number of young cattle, have been missed by their owners, around this district. Although inquiries have been instituted in several cases, no trace of the missing &nbsp; stock has been forthcoming. Nearly 40 head, chiefly yearlings, have been report- &nbsp; ed as lost, within the past few weeks, and as the price of cattle is on the up grade, the loss involved, is serious. From all parts of the district the same com- plaint is heard, and the impression is gaining ground among the farmers that cattle "duffers " sharpers would seem a more appropriate term--are plying their nefarious trade in our midst. From Sea View Mr Herbert has lost 5 head and from Bloomfield North Mr Valpied, also reports the loss of 5 head of yearlings and 2 ponies. Mr Beardsley of the same locality has 6 head missing while Mr J. Whelan of Bloomfield in addition to several head of yo...
REMINISCENCES OF GIPPSLAND. IN THE EARLY DAYS. DROVING CATTLE THROUGH TRACKS BLAZED BY ABORIGINES. THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF BULN BULN. HOW THE CROSSOVER GOLD FIELD WAS DISCOVERED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
REMINISCENCES OF GIPPSLAND. IN THE EARLY DAYS. DROVING CATTLE THROUGH TRACKS BLAZED BY ABORI GINES. THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF BULN BULN HOW T'HE CROSSOVER GOLD FIELD WAS DISCOVERED. (By AN OLD PIONEER). Having about the year 1854-5 sold to the late Hon. William Pearson a large draft of half-fat bullocks, then on my cattle station on Dandenong Creek, the name of which was " Tir katuan"-a native word meaning "land of the flying squirrel," since corrupted into "Kilkaton," I arranged to deliver them at Kilmany Park, on the Latrobe River. • This station I had visited in November, 1849, during the great flood, it being then under offer to me with 1800 sheep at 8s. per head. I went then and returned to Melbourne in the Thetis, a 30-ton schooner. The overland route was only a track blazed by the aborigines as the crow flies, over mountains, across numerous gullies, with un- &nbsp; bridged boggy creeks. My only fellow passenger was the late Dr. Arbuckle, who had just arrived from Engla...
NEERIM SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
NEERIM SOUTH. The Tarago Sawmills which have been shut down for some time are likely to be opened for work again shortly, as it is rumored that Mr. J. H. Wheeler M.L.A., has negociated for tlhe purchase of the mill. If this rumor should prove correct, business in the Neerim district should receive a decided fillip, and the Neerim railway, which is now classed among the non-paying lines should yield a handsome revenue. The farm, "Hazeldell," lately occupied by J. I. Muir, deceased, has been let to Mr. Duncan, of Noojee, who will remove from that place shortly, and for a time manage "The Oaks" farm as well. &nbsp; We had a splendid rain last week and everything is looking well, farmers are now fully engaged planting potatoes, etc. The Measles are still very prevalent here, our State-school has been closed during the past fortnight, but should no fresh cases occur it is likely to re-open again shortly.
RABBITS. IN THE WARRAGUL SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 20 September 1898
RABBITS. IN THE WARRAGUL SHIRE. The province of Gippsland, ani especially the heavily timbered portion: of it, have hitherto enjoyed a comn parative immunity from the depreda tions of the rabbit. In the western and northern districts of the colony heavy losses have been inflicted upon the farmers through the destruction of their crops by the rodent. To the hard-working tiller of the soil, whc has spent many days of arduous labor in preparing the ground for the reception of the seed, it must be ex ceptionally disappointing to see the result of his .laborious work being rendered abortive, just when the crops are full of promise for a good yield. It is this aspect of the question which presents itself very forcibly to us at the present time, for it is quite evident now that it is only a matter of time when the residents of this district will no longer be able to disregard the advent of the rabbits into this portion of the colony. In a conversation with Mr. Andrew Lillico, a few days ag...
HORSE PARADE AT WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
HORSE PARADE AT WARRAGUL. A horse parade, originated by Messrs Skews and Patterson, took place at the firm's sale yards on Thursday, when ten animals turned out for in spection. Unfortunately the weather was exceedingly wet and boisterous and consequently the parade through the township had to be abandomed. The judges were Mr W. Alford and Sergeant Fowler. Among the draught stallions honors were divided equally between F. A. Fechner's F'armer's Favourite and W. H. Morton's Prince Royal, whilst in the class for thorough breds the first prize was awarded to Mrs C'urran's Argonaut, the second to T. O'Dowd's Young Englishman, and the third to E. l)ohertv's Drouin. Dandy Junior was the only entry in the ponies and was given the first award. After paying over the prize money from the amount suherihed and collected by Messrs Skews and Pat terson, there remained a balance in hand of 7s (id. This sum will he handed over to the promoters of the forthcoming local concert in aid of the Children...
PURE STOCK FOR THE DISTRICT. PURCHASED AT THE ROYAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
PURE STOCK FOR THE DISTRICT. PURCHASED AT THE ROYAL SHOW. At the sale of pure stock exhibited at the Melbourne show, the following local purchases were made :-Pure Berkshire sucker sow, sire Federation, dam Biddy-Mr Topp, Warragul 21 guineas. Pure Berkshire boar, sire The Chief, dam Young Ada-Mr R. S. Graham, Narracan, 13d guineas. Polled Angus bull, Zola, sire Justice (imp.), dam Busybody of Glaumis (ilimp) -Mr H. Lebenschel, Moe, 16 guineas. Jersey bull, Happy Boy, sire Milk Boy -Mrs Fisher, \Warragul, 10 guineas; Ayrshire yearling bull, Mariner, G. and M. E. Murdie, Warragul, 10' guineas; do. do. Prospector, Mr T. Davies, 7 guineas ; pure Ayrshire cow, Florence, Mr Davies, £9 ; do, Polly Rider, 2nd, Mr AW. M. Sommners, Nar :'acan, no price; do, Flora 2nd, Mr W S. Ferris, Buln Buln, 6 guineas ; do, Beauty, Mr Ferris, no price; do Daisy 3rd, Mr Sommers,no price ; do, Bessie MIr Sommers, 10 guineas ; do, Tibbie, Mr Sommers, 7½ guineas; do, Ruth 2nd, Mr Sommers, 7 guineas; Ayr shire ...
PARKES & ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
PARKES & ROUND. Messrs Parkes and Round, Agents, Queen street, Warragul and Neerim South, report having held their weekly sale of produce under the hammer last Thursday. Poultry was scarce, other lines well supplied. The attendance was good and all lines were cleared. Prices were as follows :-Potatoes 7s 3d a bag, 9s a cwt; cabbage, Is a doz; butter, 7d, 8d, 9d to 10d a lb; bananas, 4d a doz; oranges, 5s to 6s Gd a case, 7d a doz ; eggs, 6d to 7d a doz; rhubarb, is Gd to 2s a doz bunches; celery, 3d a stick; cocoanuts, Is a doz; cauliflowers, is a doz; beetroot, id a bunch; cabbage plants, 3d for50 ; tomato-plants Gd a doz; lemons, 7d a doz; bacon, 8.d a lb; pine apples, 6d each; new potatoes 1 ' a lb; apples, 3s a case ; pastry butter, Ga .a lb; turnips, is a doz bunches; Yorkshire hero pea seed, 41bs Gd; chaff, 2s to 2s Gd a bag; fowls, 2s Gd to 3s 3d a pair; ducks, 4s 3d a pair; tents, saddles, tools, furniture, etc., at market rates.
CLEARING SALES. SKEWS & PATTERSON. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
CLEARING SALES. SKEWS & PATTERSON. We held a clearing sale for Mr C. Mes senger at Trafalgar on the 16th, which was largely attended. Cows to £5; heifers, yearlings to 2yr-old, to £2. Fur niture, implements. and sundries. Also at Poowong East, for MIr W. B, Hally burton, on the 14th inst. 9 milkers averaged £4 15s 8d; springers, to .£4 17s 6d, averaging £4; tdry cows at £3; yearling heifers, at 25s. Also for MIr Levesley, at the same time. 9 springers, to .£3 17s 6d, in low condition; year ling steers to 26s; do heifers, to 32.
A SPLENDID EGG TESTER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
A SPLENDID EGG TESTER. '" ,, illustrate an egg tester which can not be surpassed for determining the fertility of eggs after setting, and also for ascertaining whethbr the chick is alive in its different stages from two or three days up to the time of hatch ing. By throwing out all the infertile eggs and dead chicks, whether in incu bators or under hens, a great saving of time is efl'fteC when the hatching sea son is at its height. By its use breed crs can also determine in a few days whether the eggs they are sending out to customers are generally fertile or not, and in this way make a saving to them selves and their customers of time, pa tience, and money. The tester is made by cutting a hole in the north side of a building, or a large dry goods box, aind having a mirror outside in such a posi tion as to rellect the sun's rays directly into the hole, and upon the eggs, held against it from the inside. The inside, of couroe, should be as dark as possible. Our illustration is so cle...
PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
PIGS. - Adamsom, Strettle, and Co. report :E Stores were in strong denand,auu?berot country buyers being in attendance, aid prices ruled very high, last week's fall jeing fully recovered. Big-framned pigs, 35s to 45s; smaller sorts, 22s to 30s; suckers and slips, 12s to 17s. Porkers were also in strong request, consequently prices were highly satisfactory tovendors, ranging from 32s to 48s, according to weight and quality. Baconers.-Froml the opening of the sales the tone of the market was weaker, and prices showed a decline of fully 5s per head fron latehigh rates, the heavy-weights suffering most. Prime heavy pens made 55s to 65s; mediumn-weights 50s to 53s; light-weights 45s to 48s. Heavy choppers were also very much easier, prices ranging from .£ to £4, a few cxtra heavy and prime to £5 10s.