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A MODEL DAIRY FARM. AVERAGE OF £13 PER COW. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
A MODEL DAIRY FARM. AVERAGE OF £13 PER COW. In the vicinity of Yarragon and Trafalgar are located some very suc cessful dairy farmers, many of whom obtain really remarkalle returns front their small areas. One of the best known and most successful amongst them is MIr. (Geo. Hollier, whose 20 acre holding is situated near Sunny Creek. He has the reputation of being one of the most practical dairy farm ers in the district, and a representative of the (Gacette recently waited on hint and obtained some interesting infor mation with regard to his dairying operations. Mr.r Hoflier's hcr - --stt -btrt exceedingly select, and his returns are much above the ordinary, In fact, his average per cow is undoubtedly among the highest in the colony. To prove this statement it is only necessary to give Mr. Hollier's returns for creamu for the year 1897. During that year he milked eight cows, and received the sum of £102 19s 3d for cream-or an average of almost £13 per cow. O' course, such a successf...
THE FRUIT-GROWING INDUSTRY. LOCAL ORCHARDISTS. VICTORIAN CIDER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
THE FRUIT-GROWING - INDUSTRY. LOCAL ORCHARDISTS. VICTORIAN CIDER. The Warragul district is rapidly gaining an enviable notoriety for its. fruit-growing qualities. Mr. Excell, of Eden Park, Buln Iuln, who some few weeks ago achieved the distinction of obtaining the' highest price for his apples--£1 peir case ever obtained at auction in V~ctoria, received a \ery coimplimenitarv letter W , see MtC1nre, Valcutiu't; andsll the well-knownI Salesmt, 0': ~ en-street, Mielbourne.: - The. fol- .'-: lowing is an extract from the letter inl question :--"Yours of 22nd inst., to hand, also copy of lNest iippslesd (Gazette, containing report of your famous orchard which we were pleased to read. We were also glad to notice that the "record" apples found at fitting resting-place on the vice-regal banquet table, and we hope that your fruit will always meet with the appre ciation which you deserve for your' energy and enterprise." Several of our local fruit-growers had small consignments of apples in ...
RE-DIRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
BE-DIRECTION. Letters, packets, and newspapers are re-directed, without charge, to any part of Victoria, upon the written request of the addressee. They may also be re-posted, with a fresh direction, by an agent of the addressee, within a day of delivery, pro vided they have not been opened. Let ters. &c., may also be re-posted to other colonies and countries, provided that the difference (if any) in postage be paid.
POST CARDS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
POST CARDS. The following is an extract from the "Postal Guide " : "Private cards bearing adhesive stamps are allowed to be use&das postcards be tween places in Victoria, under the follow ing conditions. iz. : "That they be made bf ordinary card board; not thicker than the material used for the official post card, and measure not less than 4in. by 3in., nor more than 54in. by 3Min. "That there be nothing affixed, writ ten, printed, or otherwise impressed on the front thereof except the address and stamps -in payment of postage, and the following words when printed only, viz.: -' Post Card.' The address only to be written on this side."
LOCAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
LOCAL MAILS. MAILS CLOSE at WARRAGUL for the following places, at the under. mentioned times: Melbourne and all Sta-} 10.15 a.m.& 7 p.m. tions on Line . .15 a.m. & 7p.m. Sale and all Stations) on Line ... o10.15 p.m. & 7p.m. Buln Buln, NeerimiMon. Wed. & Sat. South, Rokeby,r 11.10a.m.;Tues. Neerim ... ...) and Thur., noon. & Tues. & Thurs. 12 Crossover ... ... noon; Saturdays S11.10 a.m. Mondays, Wed LalLner ... ... nesdays, & Fri days 11.15 a.m. Ellinbank Seaview, and Ferndale, Tues days and Fridays 11.30 a.m. Printed and published by A. J. HARVEY and Co., proprietors, every Tuesday morning, at their offices, Victoria street, Warragul, in the colony of Victoria.
ABOUT OIL PAINTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
ABOUT OIL P.1lNTINEJS. Thie iunsigtlyt~ appeliaflacef of Siuoke bl~laecenedl oil p:ialttinr s may. it is said. ije remuovedl by Illbbiu~g themi gclltly with tile insidte o(ill caut pIoatrob. rIa e fully spoinging itt. from to tiler, the ,jtict' aind (dirt. `Theft thet wholte stn fate has bleen so treated, lit 1b lit. :t iianl spongilnlg lutst lbe given. This iimem.iieod is 51 rorigly recotnteimel ed 1 y t «velh-knowim andh reliablelt English jour nal .
HOW TO IMPROVE WORN ELECTRO-PLATE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
HOW TO DIPROVE W'ORN ELECTRO-PLAMTE. \Vhen electro-plated articles have he collle mIuch Vworn. they muzy. I loe:irt re cently, he renov-ated lby the following simple lproes5. Mix together two penyllworth of i!oertcury al ha:lt that amtlOuint of plowderetid chalk. with a:t drop of water, :ltl n work the whole into a; Ipaste. then rub thle ta:rnishlld portils lhorougvhly with it. and they will he (COtml qluite bright. -
SILVER-PLATED TEAPOTS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
SXLVER-PLATIED) TEAPOTS. A few unused tea-leaves, a small piece of dry sponge or a luamp of sugar. a;re said to be eticacious in keeping the in Iprior of a silver-plated teapor (w\hen not used every day), perfectly sweet and dry. A good-sized lump of cam plhor placed with silver-ware in an air tight case will keep the latter bright and in good condition for many mouths. Tarnishing, the samd authority states, may be prevented by warming the arti cles, and then painting them over with a thin solution of colladion in alcohol. \1 wide soft brush must be chosen to do it. AN SWERS. Felden Pudding.-Half a pound of ap ples, thrae ounces of brown sugar, one ounce of butter, one tablespoonful of breadcrumbs, two tablespoonfuls of water, grated rind of one lemon. two eggs. Peel, core, and cut the apples in quarters. Put into a pan with two table spoonfuls of water. Boil until soft, then add the sugar and lemon rind, and yolks of eggs. Rub through a wire sieve with a wooden spoon. Line and deco...
COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL AT WARRAGUL. DEPARTURE OF MR. AND MRS. PORTER. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
COMPLIPMENTARY SOCIAL AT WARRAGUL. DEPARTURE OF MR. AND MRS. PORTER. A complimentary social was ten dered to Mr. and Mrs. Porter and family at the Masonic Hall on Friday night, and was in every respect a representative and thoroughly enjoy able gathering. The entertainment was organised by several of the lead ing lalies and gentlemen of the town, and the numerous attendance was in itself indicative of the kindly esteem in which the departing guests were held. Dancing, cards, and music constituted the pleasures of the evening, songs being rendered by Mrs. Murn, Miss Hansen, Mr. Corr, and Mr. Sims, whilst Mrs. Trtunpy and Miss Rice kindly presided at the piano for the dancing. Choice re freshments were served in the inter val, and at the request of the company, Mr. W. B. Harvey made reference to the circumstances under which they were gathered together. He alluded to the prominent part taken by Mrs. Porter in social events held from time to time in the town, and said that by her kindl...
THE NEW MEAT BILL. COUNCILLOR BUTLER'S SUGGESTION. DR. GRESSWELL INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
THE NEW MEAT BILL. COUNCILLOR BUTLER'S SUG GESTION. DR. GRESSWELL INTER VIEWED. We explained in a previous issue of the Gazette that if the Meat Bill now before Parliament passes in its present form it will preclude country killed pork and veal being sent to Melbourne and thus cut off a remun erative trade in which many of our local farmers are interested. Coun cillor Butler brought the matter be fore the notice of the last meeting of the Warragul Shire Council and at his suggestion a motion was carried protesting against this threatened injury to the farming interests, and proposing that to meet the require ments of the Board of Health in re spect to inspection that all carcases should be consigned to a central depot in Melbourne and, after being inspec ted, be distributed for consumption. A representative of the Herald brought the views of the Warragul Council before the notice of Dr Gress well, chairman of the Board of Health who said he recognised that hardships might be inflict...
WARRAGUL RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
WARRAGUL RACING CLUB. A meeting of the committee of the Warragul Racing Club was held at the Railway Hotel on Thursday evening, and was attended by Messrs. D. Connor (presiding), Stanton, Hill, Howell, Powell, and Kendall. Mr. Coop was appointed secretary to the club in succession to MIr. Porter, whose resignation was accepted with regret, and a minute entered instructing that the thanks of the club be tendered to him for the in terest he had shown in its welfare. It was also agreed to convey a vote of thanks to Mir. Porter, sen., for his services to the club. Mr. Hill's offer of temporary use of a room for office purposes for the club was accepted with thanks. The Premier is a wonderful man for detail. Saluting the Government Whip a few days ago he exclaimed, "Hullo Turner, you have had a fine fall of rain at Warragul, I sec you had over an inch yesterday." " Oh," replied the astonished Whip " How do you know that ?" " Saw it in the ' Argus,' " was the prompt reply, and sure enough...
LOCAL MARKETS. Warragul. SKEWS & PATTERSON [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
LOCAL MARKETS. Warragul. SKEWS & PATTERSON Skews anp Patterson report as follows :-A good yarding of stoclk generally, with prices still well maintaih.d Pigs. 71 yarded. Suckers 30s, 10s 3d, 10s 6d to 12s 3d; slips, 12s 6d to i3s 6d ; stores, 13s 16s 6d to 18s; small porkers, 17s 6d to £1; large do. 25s, 33s, 33s 6d, 38s, to 92; bacon pigs, £2 4s. Sheep.-55 fat sheep to 15s a small pen of this season lambs at 9s. Cattle.--About 200 yarded. The most of which were sold. Fats. North Gippsland bullocks to £8 12s 6d; do. do. cows to £8 ; springers to £6 7s; milking cows to £5 according to quality and con dition ; 3yr-old steers to £3 7s; ycarling heifers to 27s; 2yr-old do. to £2 2s 6d; poddy steers, 11s, 13s, to 16s; 2yr-old steers to 35s; store cows, 35s to £3. We also report having held the Trafalgar market. A fair yarding of stock, which sold at satisfactory rates. Cows in milk, to £6 7s; do. springers, to £4 15s; year ling heifers and steers, to 27s; 2 to 3yr old heifers, 49...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
We have received for review the first number of the " West Gippsland Gazette," a new paper published at Warragul. The letterpress, being from new type, is perfect, and the contents of the number display the energy and ability of the proprietors. The journal is an eight page one, and should have a prosperous career. Knir'iLburra .Jail.
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
POSTAL INFORMIATION. 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 wouldl be, if there is either letter or telegraph messenger at the place to which they are ad dressed), in addition to postage 0 0 6 Newspapers, each ... .. 0 0 Post Cards, each ... ... 0 1 Packets-Commercial and print ed papers, up to 41b., for every 2oz. or under . .. 0 0 1 Packets-Patterns and samples, &c., up to 11b., for every 2oz. or under ... ... 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 3
FARM NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
FARM NOTES. Sltce:siouallly a ?otl l dleal .." I troubr. is expended in trai'linig horse's o &lt;:iep high. .\ plan often :l.iol,, i- icl u : ...:eI it ovtr t roa'l l oI' l ,t' ' w i?. l': t i ls Ire set lrossivi-0 . il. :,S the f t, It: hrv to I e. lifted to tclear th s tl, :t &lt; :ttiollt 6t) in ttlll, "'l h te b ro : Itl le a v\t - o f t ';b l w e "V" - p to - rate water ver'y inst, :iI,]. ike -ot ter leaves. ilthey prob:ably Itake 4-:rhI. acid gas frIon the air :i] store it it llthe la bage. head. Thl'ey rto'_ire ,i :;eat de:al of water. :and it is : grlat help to their growth iln aI drIII:" rtimll if soil is dug' ai?way froimi rhe.ir root-. anid wtlt .r, inll which some flerurented stable malllre1 lhas been disiIsolved, is poulred ill lithe hole. liThen reIplac"e lt: soil that Ias biell taken out. '1']is will leave a\t ry suIrfIacel, anrd lprevetlt evIaporattionr. Tihe lcabbl:l;ge will a lso grow" faster than if trho Ialll re wlater is pour rlll on the_ s-ill f...
I GO UP INTO THE SUNSHINE [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 27 September 1898
I GO UP INTO THE SUNSHINE Dwi'il who will in the valley below. I go up into the sunshine! Free and warm and glad is its play. Light and life are in every rhy. Burning to brighter and brighter day. Let who will in the valley stay, I go up into the sunshine! On the goldein sudtoit the morning sings, Like a glad bird Illuming his radiant wings, The torrents lash lih e living thlings. Sparkling and foaming the rivulet springs. Every bright drop like a joybell ring', I go up into the sunshine! Dlio.'n in the valley tread listless feet, The pulses move withi a measured beat, The senses are steeped with a calm unmeet, The soull is lulled with anl opiate swie:, I.et who will in thle ally retreat, I go up into the sunshine! Aits are dov n in the valley below. ,hladow and cloud wave to and fro. The rivers go creeping, sluggish and slow. The!I "ery winds :i', forgotten to blow. Dwell "Nhilo v'ill in lthe valley below, I go up into the sunshine! li"r Sp"nl r, .1f' No,": )x'c d s ?t' t , t . I l...