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GRANNY GORTON'S BIRTHDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
GRANNY GORTON'S BIRTH DAY. Saturday, January 21st, was a great day in Central Village, in the State of Connecticut, in America. On that day Mrs. Jonathan Gorton was 100 years old and formallyj received her friends, of. whom hundreds were pre sent. She wore her best black silk gown, with a rose in the bodice. The venerable lady was seated in a com bif~talil a hiThalitin aiff; itl form sir-the best room of her house: ;'Then, the train of callers filed through, each and all slinking hands with her. "Granny Gorton," as she is called, is a trim little body and very nimble on her feet. There was never anything ailed her, she says, and, except that her eyesight isn't quite so good as it used to be, she is as active as any woman of 50. Why has Granny Gqrton lived so long? Why is she so active now? She lets out the secret herself when she says, " There was never anything ailed me." That's it, and all of it. People who live 100 years are not so very rare. The deaths of 45 such were reported l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Business Notices. SUWEITZER'S "THE ANTI-DYSPEPTIC COCOA." HAY, CORN & SEED DEPOT. :o: T, T. COLQUHOUN, Seed, Grain & Chaff Merchant (il A. P. MYERS & CO.) Napier.street, Warragul. Flower and Vegetable Seeds n Great Variety. I- Horse Feed, Fowls' Feed, Grass Seed, Potatoes, &c. BONE DUST- -BONE DUST, - All at the Lowest Possible Prices. - IVIRS. J. ROSS, -Queen Street, Warragul - HAS a Large and Varied Collection of STATIONERY, CHILDRENS' TOYS, SCHOOL REQUISITES, Such as Book', Slates, Bags, &c., HABERDASIIERY, Cottons, Wools and Crewel Silks. ube Oil Paints, and the beautiful Enamel raints. Fancy Goods-large variety. COSFECTIONERt. Agent for Singer's Sewing Machine and Requisites. Also Fruit and Vegetables in Season. CBlISTMAS and NEW YEAR CARDS and TOYS in Great Variety. Postage Stamps for Sale. - TEETIT. - T From One Guinea a Set! TEETH TEETIH EET MR. JOHN STEWART, TEETHI Registered Surgeon Ilentist TEETH or THE TEETH IEETHI Parade, ASCOT VA...
THE WALHALLA LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
THE WALHALLA LINE. The following figures in reference to the cost of a railway from the main lippsland line to Walhalla are furnished per favor of Mr. A. Harris. M.L.A. ;-Old -Estimate, furnished when the late Mr. Darbyshire was Engineer-in-Chief. - Broad Gauge, IMoe to -Walhalla, £406,602 ; Narrow Gauge, Moe to Walhalla, nil; Broad Gauge, Moondarra to Walhalla, £244,605: Narrow Gauge, Moondarra to Walhalla, nil. 1805.-Narrow Gauge (trial survey by Mr. E. Walton), Moe to Walhalla, £124,283 ; Narrow Gauge, Moondarra to Walhalla, £44,7907; Broad Gauge, Moe to Walhalla, £148,548; Broad Gauge, Moondarra to Walhalla £56,248. The above estimates do not include the cost of engines and rolling stock and 18095 estimates are also exclusive of the cost of land.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Public Notices. "Government +Gazette" - IS REGULARLY FILED At the OFFICE of this JOURNAL and can be INSPECTED by the PUBLIC any time Sduring Business Hours. Orient LinikofRoyalMt iateamers QUICKEST Steam Route to England. Steamers leave Melbourne every fort. night for Plynionth and London. ORMUZ .. 6031 tons .. May 25 OBOTAVA .. 5552 tons .. June 6. ORUBA .. 5552 tons .. June 22 FARES-£15 15s to £70. Facilities are.now afforded for bring ng out frnends and relatives from London by the prepayment of passage money. WENr AusrT?uius GoLo FiELlas.--Pisen gers Booked in all classes,lor AlbanJl-the nickest route to the fields. Reduced Rates. For further particulars apply to N. Marshall, "Branch Manager 468 and' 400 Collins-street Melbourne. Don't Be deluded.. You cannot rent the vacant property by merely hanging a card in the window. The man who wants to catch Dame Fortune's smile must do more than Flirt .with thbolively lady. Thousands have tried it. HIsridreds are at the same game to-day...
THE FLAX INDUSTRY. ANOTHER LETTER FROM MR. WILSON. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE WARRAGUL GUARDIAN.] [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
THE' FLAX INDUSTRY. ANOTHER LETTER FROM MR. WILSON.. ---o--o [TO THE EDITOR OF THE `WARRAGUL Sir,-I have been fav-ored bya War ragul friend with a copy of your valuable paper; 'and iu it I saw much that interested *me--especially the various references to'flax. I do not think 'people are fully aware of the excellent results ,to be obtained from flax' ciltiire," providing method and skill be applied to the work in connec tion with it. The best wheat grower in-the colony will rarely outstrip the bad 'one-by more than 3d per bushel, but the skilled flax grower may beat his unskilled fellow grower by fully 75 per cent. in the value of his product. Mr. Hugh M'Causland .of County Antrim (North.. of Ireland), obtained last seascn from less thari 2, acres of land, £80 worth of splendid fibre. So fine was this fibre that a Belfast spinner to whom it was sold stated he spun from it enough thread to encompass the globe. The Ulster crop of 1893 averaged'£23 6s 8}d per acre, and some exceptional...
A MODEL CRAZING FARM. AT POOWONG EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
A. MODEL GRAZING FARMI. AT POOWONG EAST. -0 A visit to Mr. J. Aikman's farm at Poowong East at the present time would perhaps surprise the critical sceptic who doubted the fertility of Gippsland soil more than anything else.. -Mr. Aikman has been settled on this farm since 1876, when he was ainong the., first who took up in 'the neighborhood. He spent a few months in the. district before he made his final selection, and the result has well.' justified the time spent in securing the block When first selected' the farm was covere'dwith a dense forest ofhazel'scrub and tall gum trees, with every imaginable variety of undergrowth. It could only be reached by. a blazed track- through the bush, and it required a vast amount of pluck and no small amount of capital to undertake the task of clearing such a block at a time when work could be had almost anywhere' of a profitable nature.' However, that Mr. Aikman did not fail iii his pioneering 'work is amply proved by the present: condition ot...
FLAX MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
FLAX MEMS. Up to the present guarantees have been received that over 2000 acres will be planted this year with oil and fibre producing plants in the' Bairns dale district. Cranbourne and district bid fair to beconie a big centre in the cultivation of flax. Mr. Charles- Wadey, well. known Melbourne contractor, has been experimenting in this culture on his estate at Glenfarm, Clyde, near Cran bourne, for the past two seasons, and has met with such success and is so assured of the ultimate beneficial re sults to be obtained from the industry that he has erected a complete flax dressing plant on' his farm, consisting of breaking and scutching machines and a powerful engine. A correspondent writes :-A friend of mine whohas had experience in flax growing in other countries, has re cently been taking a look round among the flax fields. He finds that in nearly every instance the growers are entirely ignorant of the process required to pre pare it for scutching, and to this numerous failures...
BLOOMFIELD. TO-DAY'S SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
BLOOMFIELD". TO-DAY'S SPORTS. We would remind our readers of the athletic sports to he held~ at Bloo mifield to-day, when a lengthy and interesting progranmme will be gone through. The Handicap and Hurdle-race, the': two chief events of the day, each, contain sixteen entries. An interesting, feature of the sports will be a' pigeon match. As this is the only local attraction it.is anticipated that a' number of residents of Warragul and the distrtct around will avail themselves of the outing. A meeting washeld at MIr. Livesley's store on Wednesday evening last, for the purpose of forming a Draughts Club, when the following gentlemen were present: Jas. C. Willis, F. Kroschell, C. Kroschell, Hendersou, S. Livesloy, and J. B. Crocker:: The following are the officers df th clb : President, Mr. M'1Watt; vice-presi dents, F. Livesley and S. A. Livesely; committee, M?essrs, Wills, S. A. and F. Livesley, C. Kroschell and F. Kroschell; secretary, J. B. Crocker.
SELF DENIAL APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
SELF DENIAL APPEAL. - 0---- We presume our readers "are waiting until the end of the week before sending in their donations in response to the appeal being made in aid of the Melbourne Hospital. They will know by that time how much they have realised by their self-denial and will doubtless send along their contribution in time for knowledg ment in our next issue. The under mentioned donations came to hand yesterday: Saved by Dining Out ... 5 0 Dry Toast and No Puddings 8 0 Porridge Breakfast ... 1 0, N'o Second Course .., My llfite . 0 6 Cigars 1 0 I'ocket Money- ... " 0 6 Total ... O 120 6
THE Warragul Guardian WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED The Warragul News. FRIDAY, MAY 24TH, 1895. Flax Scutchings. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
WITH WHICH Is INCOiPOIRTED % wrra w&cn rr ngconoh v, ., FRIDAY, MAY 24Tra, 1805. Flax Scutchings. Axeoa'a .ainterestnmg letter from the pen of Mr. J. J. Wilson appears in'this issue. We are glad we put; ourselves in comiiunication with ithis practical expert if flax culture, and saot a little gratified tofinit our c6rrespondeut so courteous in manner and so desirous of imparting to others the information he has gained by years of training in the school of- experience. It will be noted that whilst he emphasises "the excellent results to be attained from flax culture," he is particularly careful to explain that both skill and method are absolutely essential-to the attain ment of this end. Such a prominent part, in' fact, do these two qualities play that! Mr. Wilson asserts that " the skilled, flax-grower may beat his unskilled fellow-grower by fully 75 per cent. ini the value 'cf his product." There. must, therefore, be nothing slovenly about the work of our local producers. I...
DEATH FROM SPIDER BITE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
DEATH FROM SPIDER BITE. A report from Narand~n particulars of the death of a? named William Pitt from - poisoning, the result of a bite fr spider. The man was employe: cook at Cuddell siding, aid the night, while asleep, was brit: the cheek,. it is presumed by a spider. The symptorns of poisoning quickly developd, ac ts removed to the hospital. bi: effect of the poisoning would nrat before the treatment, and PittU. hours after admission. )eeea.ýd a strong, healthy man. The uo certificate showed that death aia to acute cellulitic of the a.i, asphyxia, induced by poisonig spider which is held to besm din is described as a small black air a red spot on its back,
Red, White, and Black. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Red, White, and Black. A lecture of a very entertaining character, and full of tntero~ting informa tion, was given in the Masonic-hall, Warragul, on Monday evening, by the Rev. W. Ci. Mar h, in aid of the Bishop of Melbourne's Fund,of which the lecturer is the organising secretary. The subject of tie lecture was " Red, White, and Black," a bald combination of words that would scarcely convey to the casual observer that the colors were intended to detignate the aifferent races inhabitant of Americ', and'that the lecture would deal 1itlihtheir ;historical past and their varymn characteristics at the present day. Sncb'however, was the scope of the delivery, and for over two hours the revd. gentleman kept the audience intensely interested, and at times per ceptibly amused. His condemnation of the'" whiteifaces '.':for slaughtering the ired man and confiasating his land, elicited' and was followed by the impassioned declaration: "That is the 'way 'the Christians treated the red man, and-...
Warragul Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Warragul Racing Club. A meeting of the 'com'mittee'of the abloV?eclhb was held at the Orient Hotel on Monday fiight, and was presided over by.: Mr'.D. Connor. There wvere also present Messrs. .Kennedy, Plourigh5, Maaicheti. Howell, Carpenter, and Mr. Clinton (secretary). The question of the forimation of that portion of the course which runs through the Sho6y-ground was under discussion, and it was resolved :tlhat Mr: Howell and the secretary wait on the Show-grounds committee and obtain their sanction to ploiighing the course a chain wide on the Show-ground. A progress payment to. the amount of £15 was ]passed to the contractors. 'The engineer reported satisfactorily on the progress of the formation of the course, and a letter was read from the secretary of the Drouin Cockatoos offering to give an entertainment in aid of the club, an offer that . was received with thanks. Wednesday was appointed as canvassing day in 'Warragul, and it was decided that a special meeting of members an...
POOWONG EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
POOWONC EAST, Mr. W. S. Tong is elearin acres of his land facing theo r' T at Longwarry East, and is to?t plimented upon the thorouh I in which he is having th 'or' formed, The contract for ~l which includes burning ogff an" bing everything, i.s done on an for a per acre, and altthou - trees are large the timber btuý and the contracetor; expect to money. This work will lar farm one of the models in th trict. The roads in this neighborhor at present in better condition;th?,' have been for years past, a?n? efforts of our councillors are b to be appreciated in this rese? Grass in the neighborhe? Poowong East has never lent at this se ason of the year, th? ? quantity of rain falling adoi,' month being ample for ourr?` ments. Cattle are looki, every direction, and where lan]-. over-stocked they should lht through the winter. I learn that Mr. II. Stw: Poowong East, will shortly ;4 moved by the Goverumentinl tion with their system of lo,, classification of schools throng;, colony. lie has ...
The Warragul Market. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
The Warragul " Market. A tweekly market ivas opened at \ arragnl, on Wednesday, by Messrs. Matthews Bros. and Plumlner in the building formerly known as Lyons' Livery Stables. Mr.. White was the auctioneer, and we are informed by the salesmen that a "very satisfactory start was made. People, however, have hardly had tiie to "ealch on" yet. There was nevertheless a very .fair attendance, and sisfactory prices were realised' for pro duc? and furniture. In future the market will be hield on. Thursdays instead of on Wednesday, and we are asked to notify the public that sales can be effected privately from half-past ten o'clock in the morming.
A YARRAGON DISTRESS CASE ACTION AGAINST TRADESMEN. HEARD AT THE WARRAGUL COUNTY COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
AYARRACOUN DISTRESS CASEI ACTION AGAINST TRADESMEN.B HEARD AT THE WARRAGUL COUNTY COURT. An action for illegal distress was heard at the Warragul County Court on Tuesday, before His Honor, Judge Hamilton. TI.here were two cases, in fact, arisinig' out of the same pro ceedings;iand it was agreed to take both cases at once. The plaintiff was Edwin Herbert Edmonds, a village settler at Yairagon. who sought to recover from F. 0. Bilson, storekeeper, ,Yarragon, the sum of £49, damages for illegallydistraining on his furniture, and a-similar sum from Charles Farrell, butcher, Yarragon. Constable Halli day, who executed the warrant, was also made a defendant in the ease. Mr. Farlow appeared for plaintiff, and Mr. Gray, defended. Mr. Farlow explained the circum 'stances, as detailed below, and Mr. Gray having stated that the defence was that the furniture did not belong to the plaintiff," His Honor remarked that the question before the court was simply as to whom the goods belonged. ,,- Pla...
THE IMCOME TAX. IMPORTANT INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
THE IMCOME TAX. IMPORTANT INFORMATION. ---- Several persons in this district have received notice that they are assessed by the above tax at an amount con siderably in excess of the figures returned to them in their schedules but have not been able to obtain from the Commissioners any satisfaction as to the why and wherefore of their returns being altered in such a high handed and inexplicable manner. The editor of the " Argus" was accordingly written to by one gentleman for information as to whether the "courts of appeal" would be open to the publib, The editor of the" Argus" at once interested himself in the matter, and the following reply has been handed to us for publica tion: The " Commissioner says:- If a person has received an assessment notice, and does not approve of it, he had better send in his objection, with his assessment number. There are a number of assesses waiting attention whichs the Commissioner and his officers will not be able to look at until they have got thr...
IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO THE PUBLIC. "Are you subject to indigestion, pain in the stomach, flatulency and headache ?" If so take Warner's SA.E Cure which never fails to promptly relieve these symptoms. "Do you have pains in the right side, or under shoulder blade, a bitter, oily taste in the mouth, a furred .tosgue,,.-_?Specks ,before the e es : suffer from gifdda ess, n" e oe'" drowsiness ?" Sure signs that the liver is inactive. Then use Warner's SAFE Cure which is a powerful liver invigorator, and sure cure for these ailments. "Are' you subject to Rheumatic pains, and swellings of the joints?" An acknowledged result of impurity of the blood. Then resort to Warner's SAFE Cure, the only reliable remedy, as experi enced by thousands in all countries. "Is your breathing labored, have you lost the florid color, your appetite, flesh and strength. Do you suffer from palpitation of the heart. Are you wakeful at night and drowsy during the day. Do your ankles or limbs swell. Is your eye-sig...
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. WARRAGUL. LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
RECEIP AND.lPAY OFFICE, WARBAGUL. - --0---- J. Cowan G. Henle\y M. A. Calvertj J. GHorsley. d. J..H tcheeon W. HBewtt A. Hntcheson C. Holder M. A. Mapleobn J. Holder W. Rose T. M. Johnson: E. S. Spencer. R. Johnson •., S. Spencer? J. Keogh A. Wright' W.Kelly S. Chandler E. G. Kirkland A. C, Don J. Kelly H. Fish W. L. Kneale T. Gapes F. S. Laver Thorpdale South J. Larkin Creamery F. R. Lempriere E. Weeks P. F. S. Muegrave f. Mulcare D. Mnrdie G. Napier It. Moore H. W. Baleu3n W. G. M'Gown W. H. Gardiner C. J. M'Mnrdie W. Beilby H. Neill A. C. Groom F. Newbury F. A. Foxall C. MAf'Kenzie VW. G. Tong F. Nicol S. Laver A. J Nicholson B. Adkins W. O'Neill C. Adkins M. O'Neill J. Ashby R. O'Neill P. Baker J. H. Potter . A. Butterworth H. Price G. Boarke T. Pilkington C. L. Bower T. C. Parker J.T. Bransgrove J. E. Rolls D. B. Boyd W. Ritchie .T. A. Boyd W. Rowley .T. Cohen J. Sloan T. Carter M. Stark T. M. Clark T. J. Sheridan G. Charlton T. Smith G. Cathcart F.H.B.Shackleford A. Erickson W...
MARVELLOUS AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
MARVELLOUS AUS TRALIA. A London publication known as "Pearson's Weekly," supplies the following remarkable information : The characteristic climate of Aus traliaand the pugnacity of the kangaroo make hunting the hides dangerous. Winter starts in May and ends in December in that country. The rest of the year the heat is intense, the thermometer frequently reaching 140 degrees. Eight men hunt together for kangaroos. They are called a"'set" When brought to bay the kangaroo tumps like a flash for a hunter's breast, and tries to crush it with his fore feet. To prevent this each man wears across his breast a square of matting. Armed with a spear, with a club attached to the other end, they ride upon swift horses into a herd. With tL? agility and balance of circus riders they stand erect upon their horses and use their.spears and clubs. The kangaroo is able to jump elean over a horse,