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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
Thle WONDERFUL WATERBURY. An Astonishing Modern Invention. The Watch for the People-a Marvel of Cheapness Strength, Accuracy, and Elegance secured at Small Cost. The" Timekeeper of the Day" defies Competitiop~ The. sale of the 'celebrated Waterbury Watches in Australasia has been of such a jphenomenal character, and they have made' such a palpable hit among all classes of the community, that the Waterbury Watch Company has decided to extend its alreiady large business throughout these colonies. The 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 Australasia, and from every quarter come, unasked for, tributes to their' excelence. 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 viatich. It should not be forgotten. that the Waterbury was the first 'inexpensive Watch that co...
Courts of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
Courits of: Petty. Sessionis. IT is hereby notified for public informa tion that Courts of Petty Sessions will be held during the year 1994 at the,under mentioned places, on the dates and at'the hours respectively spt out pelow ? Name of Court. Hour. April. May. Juno. July. Aug. Sep. Oct. o. No: Dec:. Ferntree Gully ..1'0 a.m. 28 26' 23'. 21 18' :15 13 '10 8 . Heidblberg..." .. 10 , 2,3016 14, 28° 11, 25° 9, 23 '6 20 3, 7 115,29 12, 26 10 Yarra Glen... ...9.30 ,, 4t. 2t 27t 25f 22f t 17t 14t 12t Healesville... ... 2.30 p.m. 5 . 3, 1 28 26. 283 20-. 18I .15 15- 13 Lilydale ... ....30 a.m.6, 13,4; ' 11, 1,o 8, 15, 6, 13, 20, 3,10,17, 7,14, 210, 5,12,19°, 2,16,230, 7,14,21, 20, 27 18, 25 22, 290 270 240,31 28: 26 .30' 28 Queenstown ... 11 ,, 9. 7 4 2 3 . 10 8 -? Eltlham ...11 ,, 24. 29 - 26 -,24' 282' 325 30. 27. 18 Anderson's Creek ll' ,,. 23' 21 18' 16' 27 24. 22 19 1? I-·· I· . o Licensing and Wardens Courts. t Licensing Courts. The Clerk of Courts will attend to issue summonses and...
Healesville Post and Telegraph Office. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
Iealesvflle Post and Telegraph SOffice. ",;Post office open fropm 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telegraph office :open from.8.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. _ Post office 'savings bank open from' 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; iaturdays from 10 a?n. to 12 noon. Mails close for- Melbourne - 6.45 am and , 10.15 am '.daily. : Inteimediate ' 7.15 pm J -. Marysville and ... ... 930amdaily .Narbethong J Arrive from Melbourne, &c... 9.40 am 2.40 pm 7.30 ipm ;daily - . - Marysville and 7 pm daily Narbetheng ?ISS FYFE, Postmistress.m
Buxton. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
Buxton. c;.: T 4postal tow4ship on the Acheron River, ;bB,6 }iles east of Ielbourne. It has a large SIote, stoFe, apd state school. ' The district p,+ :., pastora api gricultural, wvith several go i god fairms. A crdss-country postal ser vice is maintained with Marysville and " Alexandra by way of Buxton tri.weekly. o J Shervill. postmaster. Population,50.,
Healesville Water Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
SIHealesville Water Trust.' Constituted 10th January,,1890. Com prising portion of Healesville Shire. For supplying Healesville township and part of the parish .of :Gracedale. Population supplied, 700. ' Conimissioners-:-Al the members of tlhe Shire Council. E. J. Hall, Chairman.' E. f. 'Carmeron, M.L.A., Goernment nomi nee. Secretary and collector -Chas. H.IAlex ander. Treasurer-Jno. Cornish. The water rate is ls: in the £, based on -the municipal valuation of property rated?d. If by measure,?9d. per 1000 gals.
Narbethong. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
Narbethong. A pretty postal hauilot situated at the foot of the Black Spur, op Fisher's Creek, 63 miles east of Melbourne. Rail direct .to Healesville, tlhence by coach 14 miles. It has a good hotel,'and is 'connected with Iealesville by telephone. Mrs. Williams, postmistress. Population, 20.
INTEREST FROM STATE IMPROVEMENTS. (CONTRIBUTED.) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
INTPREST FROM STATE IMPROVEMENTS. (CONTRIBUTED.) Can-ts formukla of social science be made ap icable to Victorian circum stances ? Social economists undertake to investgate the matter of national improvenents: where the money came from, an4 where the interest on the outlay shaild go. The proposition may be stated ihus : By the activities of the Victorianpeople in general, and by the State e oxnditure in particular, in making striets, roads, railways, harbors, &c., it is estimated that £100,000,000 i/ has been spent in improving the national property o·victoria. The social economists stat that the interest on this amount shoud go .:into the State coffers.. Assqung the interest to he 6 per cent. per anum, the: state would be in receipt o P£600,000,000 a year. But here is .aticle.. of-the land-holders. annexing s? e interest of the State's outlay te'heir private properties, and char",rg this interest. to' the Victorian ta..ayeri who has already paid for the o'.lay,,orincurred t...
A VALUABLE PRODUCT. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
A VALUABLE PRODUCT. Marked success has attended the px periments made by several farmers in cqltivating the ramee or rhea plant frqm cuttings eupplied by the Agri pultural departmpent. The method of oultivating the plant somewhat re spplbles that of the raspberry, tp which it is similar in appearance as el!! as in its manner of growth. The raunee plant.is grown largely in China and Japan, and itit is knowh as China grass. It is largely us?_ tor adulteraiing silk fabrics, for which purpose it enters into competition with the finer class pf, cot ton material. The opinion of compe tent judges is that when improved ma chinery becomes available for the pre paration of ramee for manufacturing purposes the plant will become a most valuable commercial vegetable product. According to the returns obtained by one Victorian farmer recently, it ;is estimated that the produce would yield at the very least £40 per acre. Messrs. J. Miller and Co., rope manu" facturers, of Yarraville, have done much...
THE STRANGE TRAGEDY OF THE WHITE STAR. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
THE S°WANGE TRAGEDY OF TflifI WHITE STAll. By W. CO.an I RussyE.L. (,Continued.) For some .time after we left Sydney pnothing wvtJtevpr noteworthy happened. One , uipt eyening I came on deck at eighl o'clock to take oharge of the ship ijll .iidnight. We were still in the temperite parallels, the.veather of a true'Paicific swetness, and, by the ,day, the ocean} a darIk blue rolling breast of water, feathering on every round of swell in sea- fashes, out of which would sparkle the flying-fish to sail down the bright .oils wind for a space, then vanish in spine brow of .brine with the flight of n silver arrow. This night the moon was dark, the hyeather someyhat thick, the stars pale p?er the trqcks, and hidden in the pbscurity a little way down the dusky slope of firmarenent. Windsails were wriggling fore and aft like huge white pnakes, gaping for the tops and writh ing out Of the hatches. The flyslh of sunset was dying when [ Game on' deck. I saw the captain slowly pacing the weather s...
The Guardian. PUBLISHED FRIDAY MORNINGS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 1894. Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
PUBLISHED FRIDAY MORNINGS. FRIDAY, AUTGUST 24, 1894. Local & General News. The meeting of the local Literary and Debating Society on Monday even ing last was but poorly attended, there being only seven members present be sides the President (Dr. Baird), and secretary (Rev. F. H. Gibbs). After the formula of confirming minutes, &c., the Rev. 0. J. Baird (brother of the worthy President) was introduced as a visitor. The evening was set apart for competitive readings, and the following gentlemen contributed :-Mr. 0. E. Oldham, "Sydney Carton and the poor seamstress at the foot of the guillotine ;" Mr. Thomas, "A couple who coddled themselves;" Mr. Rodgers, "Lochiel's Warning;" Rev. Mr. Gibbs, prelimi nary stage of Mr. Bumble's courtship, from "Oliver Twist;' and Rev. C. J. Baird, "The Death of Little Nell." The President intimated that he had spoken to the Rev. Mr. Darrick, of Yarra Glen, on the subject of judging the competitive essays, and that gen tleman said he woul...
MESSRS. WALKER, M'GRETTON, AND BARTON'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
. MESSRS. WALKER, M'GRETTON, AND BARTON'S MEETING., . .. The! above candidates addressed a very large meeting of ratepayers in the Recrea- , tio'n Hall on Wednesday evening, Cr. TL : Clements being voted to the chairon the i" -motion of Mr. Walker, seconded by Mri. 1 W. Taylor, sen. Mr. Walker said he was no stranger to those present, ard he had represented them 'E for a considerable time at the council table.. I. It was for them to decide whether he should do so for another three years. It was quite immaterial whether they returned him or not; he would not be vexed or use any bad language. if rejected. The first matter he would refer to was the drain near the Grand Hotel, which he considered ; was a great nuisance and a disgrace. It l should be one of the first things attended to by the council. The fox nuisance was increasing owing to the harbor afforded by the Metropolitan Board's reserves and the inaction of that body in suppressing it. He had moved in the matter at the council,...
THE SHIRE ELECTION. MR. SLOSS'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
THE SHIRE ELECTION. Be +I TI MR. SLOSS'S MEE ING. ot Mr. S. Sloss, one of th candidates, th addressed a very well ended and tr respectable meeting of repayers in t the Recreation Hall on qlesday even ing last., Mr. J. Shaw as voted to the chair, on the motion c Mr. Sloss, seconded by Mr. W. Tayl. Mr. Shaw, on taking t4 chair, said he had pleasure in doing b, as he was personally acquainted wit the candi date for a number of year, and always t respected him as a friend and neighbor. He was sure tha presenceaf Mr. Sloss at the Council table was geatly missed since he had resigned thatposition, and thought the best thing 'te ratepayers i could do was to send hi. back again. The worthy candidate hap great experi ence in municipal matters, and he (the Chairman) hoped the candidate would be returned, if not at the. head of the poll, at' any rate as one of their. repre sentatives. Mr. Sloss thanked the Chairman for the complimentary and able way in which he had;introduced him. Mr. Sloac sa...
Places of Note. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
Places of Note. Fernshaw, Black Spur, Stevenson Falls, 'Mathinna Falls, Condon Falls, Malleson's. odok-out, Mount iJuliet, Mount Riddell. M oint Monda, Mount St.: Lenoard, Coran .derrk gboriginal. station, and. Don River Road.
THE HEALESVILLE SHIRE DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
T.:HE 'IEALESWILLE SaHIRE DIRECTORY. .Counties-=-Anglesey and Evelyn. Parishes-Buxton, Glenwatts, 'Narbethong Steveisons, and'part of Qxracedal: aud rnton. ;Province-South-Eastern.. ifembers of Council-Hons. Jas. Balfour, Jas. Buchanan, and F. S. Dobson, LL.D. lectoral District-Evelyn. Division- Healeeville. Member of Assembly-E. H. Cameron.. 1 lectoral District-Anglesey. Division -? Marysville.. Memberof Assembly-M-, K.M 'Kenzie.
The Stamp Duties Act. [Newspaper Article] — Healesville Guardian — 24 August 1894
The mp Duties Aqo. As the folbwing scale of duties re qnire4 to 'paid in the cliape of stamps, whira have to be' attached to various 1ocunents and cancelled in ac curdance'wilh the Stamp Duties. Act, may prove, ~use for reference.to our readers, ie ublish themin n full. The table sets alt the several "documents which comin nder the operation of the Act; and also the value, of the stamps required:to )e attached to each :- * BIIL OF EXCHANGE. Bill or ExchaLge and fromiitsory Note- Where the anount or value 'of the money forivhich a bill pr note is drawn exdeeds £10.O0V, then for every £50 of the amouu! or value, and also for.any fractional part of £50 of shah amount or value .. 0 1 0 Bill of excihage payable on deitin.l chatrge able with lane duty as a prouiseory note for seame amount. (Embossed stamps mst be used,which may be' obtained at all Post Offlces.)' ,1. Draft 'or order drawn by any banker it :Victoria upon any other baukpr. in Victoria not payable to bearer'or to order, anl ...