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HEALESVILLE LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
HEALESVILLE LITERA PY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. The usual meeting was.held on Mon day evening last, the attendance being small, although the impo'rtant: address by the -President .(Di· Baird) was set down on the syllabus for that evening. The President occupied the chair. : The minutes of the previous mheeting having -been read and. confirmed, the matter of deciding as I to how axid by whom the essays on the two subjects "Sports" and "Music" for the Presi dent's prize should be judged. , . Mr. Cornish moved Ithat someone outside the district should be appointed. -Seconded by Mr..George. The Rev. Mr. Gibbs thought i, would-be m~uch, better, and ;tend in a greater degree to further the main ob jects of.:theu society if th'e competitive essays w?ere judged by members de puted for that: purpose ,He_.moved as an. amiendment that a committee of members be appointed to judge the essays. Mr. Matthews said he would-second I the amendment if the members to be appointed were :not themselves .com p...
CORRESPONDENCE. Correspondence on subjects of public and general interest, if guaranteed by the name and address of the writer (not necessarily for publication), will be freely inserted in this column, on the understanding that we do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents. We also hold the right of making any elimination we may see fit, especially when a nome-de-plume is affixed. (To the Editor of The Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
CORR9SPONDENCE. Correspondence on subjects of public and general interest, if guaranteed by the name and address of the writer (not necessarily 1 for publication), will be freely inserted in this column, on the understanding that we do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed. by correspondents. We also I Shold the right of making any elimination I we nqay see fit, especially when a nome-de plume is affixed. (To the Editor of The Guardian.) SIR,--I must protest against the tone of your correspondent's letter in last week's issue. The groundless imputation of in tended sarcasm, the hint at "professional jockeyship," the unwarrantable accusation of imposition, and the charge of wilfully misrepresenting, ought not to appear in a discussion like this, for at least two rea sons. The first of these is that they pret vent both parties from clear argument, I because you. can't argue when you are angry,as angerolouds your reasoning facul ties for the time ; and they make both sides...
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
ILocal & General News. The nominations for. .the vacancies in. the local Shire Council closed on Wednesday afternoon last, when it was found that the retiring members, viz., Messrs, Walker; M'Gretton, and Bar ton had decided to.place themselves at the disposal of the.ratepayers for a re newal of the honor of representing them at the Council table; while the name of Mr, 8, Sloss, a respected ex councillor, was also entered on the list as a candidate, Therefore a poll is announced to be taken on Thursday, the 23rd inst., particulars in connection with which may be learned on refer ence to the official advertisement in another column. For the auditorship, Mr. ,]. S. Pierce was the only candi date nominated, and he was declared duly elected to the position. The ad dresses of the respective candidates will be found in Another column, Aland board, presided over by Mr. J. C. Meakin, was held at the local court- h 'houseon Saturdaymorning last. There t were twelve applications in al...
The Guardian. PUBLISHED FRIDAY MORNINGS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
EJe huarbtan. PUBLISHED FRIDAY MOIPI GS, FRIDAY, AUGU.ST 10, 1894..-' VICTORA is just now in the unenviable position of a belated traveller who has lost, his way in the middle of a wood, and does not know which of the in tersecting paths leads into the, open country. Every time he tries to escape he meets with disaster.. Select which path he may he finds it always ends in a bog, . For some years past the Government have been groping about in this manner and the end has always been--disaster, The name of the mis fortunp is finance, It was while trust ing to the guidance of the Gillies Deakin government that Victoria got into this muddle, and she has never been able to get out of it Aince. First one and then another. has essayed the task of extricating her olt of the mud dle, and with bholat equal results, and the eqd of each has been-failure. First Mr. Munro tried his hand, and failed. Then Dlr. Shiels took the task, and he failed. Sir Graham Berry was a bigger failure still, for he ...
THE HEALESVILLE SHIRE DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
~THE. IEALESVILLE ~SHIRE DIRECTORY. .Counties--Anglesey and Evelyn. parishes--Buxton, Glenwatts, Narbethong Stevensons, and part of Gracedale aud Granton. Piovince-South-Eastern. Members of Council-Horis. Jas. Balfour, Jas. Buchanan, and F. S. Dobson, LL.D. Electoral District-Evelyn. Division •Healesville. Member'of Assembly-E. H. Cameron. - Electral District-Anglesey. Division Marysville. Member of Assembly--M. K. M'Kenzie.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
Tljh WONDERFUL WATERBURY. An Astonishing Modern Invention. TheWatch for the People-a Marvel.of Cheapness Strength, Accuracy, and Elegance secured' t Small Cost. The " Timekeeperof the Day" defies Competition. The sale of the celebrated . Waterbury Watches in Australasia has been of such a phenomenal character, and they' have made such a palpable hit among all classes of the community, that the W'aterbury Watch Company has decided to extend its already large business throughout these colonies. Thp testimony in favour of the Waterbury Watch, is simply Overwhelming and Unprecedented in the annals of the trade. Thousands of Waterbury Watches have been. sold in Australaslm, and from every quarter come, unasked for, tributes to their excellence. The extraordinary popularity of the Waterbury Watch is still further enhanced by the fact that it can be repaired at a smaller cost than any other watch. It should not be forgotten that the Waterbury was the first inexpensive Wabch that could be C...
HEALESVILLE v. LILYDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
HEALESVILLE V.', LILYDALE. What is-sure-to be a thoroughly good match, should the weather prove favor able, will be played on the local ground to-morrow afternoon between a -team from Lilydale and our own club. The team to represent Healesville will be chosen from the following players :-" Barry, Becker, -Brown, Burnside,' Chandler; Christie(2), Crowley, Don nelly, Egan, Thorson, Farrell, Hook, Fletcher,: Mitchell, M'Sweeney, New man,T I. Smith, Strickland (2),: Wardin, Fitzpatrick, Wilseon Harvie, Furmston, and Davis. .. The Lilydale team will be chosen freo the following:---Beer, Bennett, Desehamip, Elliott, Fertiller, Hutton, Hogg, Johnson, Keenan, Lawler, Lo gan (2), Morton (3),. Nottingham, Oliver (2), Poyner, frowse, Rodgers, Scott, Sebire, Supple (2), White, Wil-: liamson, and Wood.
THE PROPOSED DRAINAGE SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
THE PROPOSED DRAINAGE S0HEME. 'Mr. A. Rodgers, shire engineer, sub mitted the following report on the pro posed scheme of extended "drainage in' the town, which was: read it the last meeting of the Shiie Coiiincil': I have the honor to submit. the following report on the proposed drain age scheme from Simmons street, down through`. Mr. Banik's land, adjoining Cobb and Co's stables and the Grand Hotel' property, and thence, diagonally. across . Nicholson: street and' Green street to the Railway reserve; behind Mr.. E...:Hall's property, and: -thence along the southern side of this reserve, to meet the concrete channel at Potter's ,corner.: About three years .' go'I sub mitted a plan. for.. this: drainage and report on the same with an.estimate of the cost. 'After a v-ery; careful con sideratiUon .by: the. council of , different occasionps, the pla~, .a'nd report= were ado ted I nowlay this. plan before you, as I do not tlinik That any better schnie ecair be devised for'the.drainage o...
THE OLD AND THE NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
THE OLD AND THE NEW. I ------_ 1· [BY EVELINI, BE4RC.] It was a cold wet night, the rain fall ing heavily and almost incessantly. The few pedestrians abroad hurried to their homes, anxious for their tea and other comforts. Within the dining room of one of the prettiest villas in a suburb of Adelaide a scene of bright ness and comfort met the eye. A bright fire burned in the grate, on one side of which was seated a lady busily sewing, and evidently the mother of the children in the room, and on the other a young girl about 16, coiled up in her father's armchair reading. A little boy of 2 years old played about on the hearth rug, another boy of 12 was having a game of hide-and-seek. with his other sister, a merry little maiden of 6, to the imminent danger of the overhanging table-cloth, " I wonder why papa is so late," said i the young girl, layng her book down with a yawn, " I am sinply dying for my dinner," The mother glanced at the clock. i Yes, it is late; 7 o'clock. Ring for Anni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
Look Out ! What -For? THE BIG VARIETY SHOW ON THE 29TH INST., In Aid of the Funds of i.heFire Brigade arid Associated Clubs. C. H. ALEXANDER, Hon sec. +i; +;:1 Shire of ea1esvi11e. OVERDUE RATES. A LL RATES UNPAID on the 21st . day of August, instant,. WILL BE SUED FOR, with interest added. . .- By order CHAS. H.' ALEXANDER, .Rate Collector. Shire Office, Healesville, 2nd August, 1894. . Shire of Healesvill i I HEREBY declare JOHN STANLEY PIERCE Duly Elected to the office of Local Auditor for the abovenamed shire, he being the only person nominated. JOHN'M. KEPPEL, President, Returning Officer. Maryaville, 9th August, 1894. "" Shire of eaolesville. ANNUAL, ELECTION OF COUN CILLORS. . N OTICE3Lis hierebypgiven tiat BAiRTON, THOMAS. M'GRETTON, JOHN. SLOSS, STEWART. WALKER CHARLES, Have been duly Nominated for. the office of Councillor for the abovenamed shire. The candidates being in excess of the num ber to be elected, a POLL will be taken between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on TH...
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] LILYDALE 23 v. PORT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 10 August 1894
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] LILYDALE 23 v. PORT MELBOURNE. The above match was played at Lily- dale on Saturday afternoon last. The weather and ground was all that could be desired, and as it was the first visit of a premiership team to Lilydale, a large crowd assembled to witness the contest. The visitors, accompanied by a good number of supporters, arrived by the half-past I train, and were met and conducted by some members of the local club to the Crown hotel, where they soon made themselves at home. The Lilydale team had included in its ranks Mlssrs. F. Strickland, J. Chand- ler, and H. Christie from. Healesville; Rowan, Burns, and Logan from Coran- derrk; and Thompson from Yarra Glen. Jack Rodgers captained the locals, and Wills the visitors, who were a fine mus- cular lot of young fellows, and produced a favorable impression among the spec- tators. The Ports won the toss, and elected to kick with a light wind to- wards the Olinda Hotel. On the ball being bounced, some centre...
JULIANA BRYCE'S OPINIONS ON WOMAN'S FRANCHISE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 17 August 1894
JULIANA BRYOE'S OPINIONS ON WOMAN'S FRANCHISE. Every ?one is talking election, so .much so that. one almost expects to hear even those unclassified specimens of humanity that lounge about tote shops, spitting on the pavements, and getting in the way of every second woman passing by-one almost expects to hear even these wondering who will come in first on polling day, or to see the newsboys tossing pennies-heads, the old hands; tails, the new. That the former have so far escaped the -)ntagion of public feeling and public interest is a wonderful fact, only explainable on the hypothesis that they have not yet reached the stage of hav ing ideas, and are therefore as yet in sensible to the power of brain-waves and thought transference. This wouldn't so much matter just now if they happen to be women. But they are not. They are fullfledged voters most of them, privileged citizens, en joying rights such as were given, in the golden days of Rome,. only to those who were found to be noble, o...
HEALESVILLE LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 17 August 1894
IIEALESVILLE LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. The usual weekly meeting of .the above societywas held in the Mechanics' Institute on Monday evening last. The attendance was not very large, only some thirteen' members being present. Dr. Baird (President) occupied the chair, and in the absence of the hon. secretary (Rev. F. H. Gibbs), Mr. L. O. Dawe acted in that capacity. : Mr. J. Shaw introduced Mfrs. Shaw as a visitor. After the confirmation of the minutes, the President announced -that it was desirable that'all competitive essays for the prize should be sent in.not later. than 10th September.. thr. Burnside moved that as the 17th September was vacant, the well-known trial from " Pickwick Papers,". Bardell v. Picwick, should be performed. - Se conded by Mr. Brennan and carried. On the motion of Mr. Matthews, seconded by Mr. Burnside, it was re solved that on September 10th the dis cussion should be on Womenri's Suff The President explained that the Rev. Mr. Gibbs, who was to open the ...
HEALESVILLE BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 17 August 1894
HEALESVILLE BAND OF HOPE. The monthly meeting of the above was held on Friday last, in the Me thodist Church, and there was a very good attendance. The President (the Rev. F. H. Gibbs) occupied the chair. The following very interesting pro gramme was then gone through :--An amusing reading exceedingly well given by Master Jas. Bartrop, entitled "The Landlord Outwitted ;" dialogue, the Misses Connelly ; recitation, " The Far mer and the Councillor," Mr. G. Old ham; song, "Jessie's Dream," Miss Shaw, accompanied by Miss Rodgers; recitation, Miss Roberts; song, Mr. Pierce, accompanied by Miss Rodgers; recitation, " Peace at Home," Miss L. Dawe; song, "Charity," Miss Jack, accompanied bylMiss Shaw; recitation by the President; recitation, Master John Bartrop; song, " Bay of Biscay," Mr. Thomas, accompanied by Miss Rodgers; recitation, " Hodge and the Vicar," Mr. C. E. Oldham ; recitation, " The Toper," Rev. S. Williams. During the evening the Rev. Chair man addressed the meeting upon th...
LIST OF TROPHY MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 17 August 1894
LIST OF TROPHY MATCHES. The following is a complete list of the matches to be played for the Irvine Trophy. The matches will be played on the ground of the respective places marked thus () :. Aug.11' Lilydale and Healesville.o ,, 18--Yarra Glen" and Coranderrk. ,, 25-Yarra Glen* and Healesville. Sep. 1--Coranderrk and Healesville.° , . 1-Lilydale and Yarra Glen.e ,, 8-Coranderrk' and Yarra Glen. ,, 15-Coranderrk' and Lilydale.
Places of Note. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 17 August 1894
Places of Nrote. Fernshaw, Black Spur, Stevenson, Falls, ilathinni Falls, Condon Falls, Malleson's Look-out, Mount Jiuliet, Morint Riddell, ' Mount Monda, Mount St. -Lenoard, Coran derrk aboriginal station, and Don River La?d.