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44 DAYS UNDER SNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
44 DAYS UNDER, SNQW, During the severe snowstorms that visited Great Britain last winter the losses of sheep were occasionally very great. The exposure to which the sheep were submitted brought out the marvellous hardihood of the mountain breeds of sheep in Scotland. The following instance is given in the Scottish Farmer" :-"- A black-face wether sheep, three years old, belong ing to Mr. John Sherlock, Gold 1il(, County Durham, was overblown with snow during qne of the stnornl days of January last, and remained so covered for 44 days. When recovered the sheep was under three feet of snow. It had eaten up every piece of heather and grass possible to get, and the ground all around was completely hare. The sheep had also eaten all the wool off the right buttock, and cropped the wool along the right side and part of the belly. Although very weak when taken out from amongst the snow, the animal is now going on well." A Bolton lady who has recently died has made munificent bequests to sev...
THE UNWISE MERCHANT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
THE UNWISE MERCHANT. One day when business ran down low Deep gloom sat on a merchart brow And dark as midnight was the tl. Of thoughts revolving rnpidly. That merchant saw a dreadful sight By fancy's dim and lurid light; He thought he saw the sheriff right Among his stock of finery. Ah! sadder yet his fears will rise, Ah I deeper yet will be his sighs; Ah louder yet will sound his cries Unless he advertise. Now, all who would a. lesson learn, Look closely, and you will discern That advertising will return Like bread upon the waters. (The WAuAGuL GuvantOA and?Asr.uooN and TRAFALOAR EXPsESS offer exception ally good ternms to advertisers.1 SEcn.T SOCiETIF.ss, both of a harmless and harmfil kind, are more numerous in this country than people beleive. Some are merely foolish, and may be safely left alone, bhut others are a real danger to the cammnnity. The members of the latter so cieties are mostly foreigners, ountlaws from their own land, the riff-raff of the COn. tinent. Now if we ar...
Show Ground for Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Show Ground for Sale. We learn from the " Times" that the Bairlsdale show ground is to be sold by auction in the interests of the agricultutra s:)ciety. The upset price has been fixed at X5 per acre, and the society is to be allowed a substbultial amount for improve ments. It is lhoped that by sale of the gcound and some assistance from the pnblie to set 'the society on its legs again. The Commissioner of the Incomeo Tax, Mr. T. P. Webb, has finished going over the income tax papers, and finds that the nnmber of persons taxable will be 23,577. and the amount to be realized £158,862. He, however, expects that with revisions and discoveries of persons who have not sent in returns, the amount will be finally about £200,000. Miss ýPa ,schooltebhoeice Lardner school, will shortly retire on a Government: allowance. The Income Tax oflices are still very busy in all branches. The shekels arep ,being raked in with comforting rapidit~i and so far £25,000 has been racetivdd. A meeting is to be...
The Price of Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
The Price of Potatoes. There is a string impression prevailing among the gr ?ors' of potatoes in the Wv.s:ern distri t that the price will improve considirably before the end of the year. It is sait' that there is nothing like the quantity ofpotatoes in the Warrnam bool district tit is generally sRpposed. A considerable portion of the season's yield has been. lod to cows, which has hitherto been considered a more profitable way of disposing of them than selling them at market prices.
Narracan Bacon Factory. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
SNarracan, Bacon Factory. The plromoters of the Narracan-roduce, Pork, and Bacon Factory Company, Limited, to be established at Trafalgar, are canvassing the farmers -in the district-to ascertain.the amount ofsupport they are hlkely to receive. The meeting to be held at Trafilgar on Tuesday next will be well attended by intending sup. pliers from there. There is ample scope for the companay, as nearly ;.000 pigs were sent to Melbourn Itrous the Narrsean shire last year, and a slight increase in price would lead to an enormous expan sion in production.
The Late Mrs. Smith. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
The Late Mrs. Smith. The remains of the )ate Mrs. David Smith. of Southl Warrugul, were interred in the Warragul Cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, and were followed to the grave by a large number of friends and sympathisers. Service was conducted at the house oy the Rev. A. P. Bladen, the newly-appomnted Wesleyan minister, and on arrival at the cemetery the rev. gentleman read the usual burial cere mons. The arrangements were in the hands of Mossrs. Langdon and Penney. and were satisfactorily carried out. The deceased lady was held in high. esteem for her kindness of heart and goodness generally, and much sympathy is ex pressed towards the family in their sad bereavement.
JINDIVICK. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
JINDIVICK. f The boriig operatiiis on the lill near" J, Gileeon's llock are being pushed on, but the work is tedious and laborious, and up to the present there is no indicationof gold. After passing through basalt a loose formation was niet. with and. great 'difficulty has been experienced in 'boring through) it.- V Potato digging is being oarried on in .,alldilirections, there' being good crops . in many instances. Prices, however,' are not stisfactory. anli' most of'the crop hase been relegated to the pigs. Mr. Condon has upwards of 50 acres under crop which he is now digging. The want of a creamery in Jindivick is largely evident, the present position of the Tarago Creamery being incon venient. It is thought by many that if the creamery was situated at the junction of Scrivener's and the main road it would suic everyone. Some of the dairymen are atpresent talking of selling out next spring, the butter fetching little or nothing . in the Melbourne market, at least no return for th...
Cheese for Export. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Gheese for Export. In his last annual report Mr. D. Wilson, the. Government dairy expert, strongly urged butter factories to undertake cheese. making for export on an extensive scale, and he recommended the Government to obtain the services of a Canadian cheese expert to instruct the managers of butter factories in cheese-saikin~. - The Minister of Agriculture collpras u thii i suggestion, but before taking iwy .tqlion lie desires to consult .Mr. J. Sinclair, who recently visited Canada oinbehalf of the Govern ment, -and inquired into the cheese industry. Mr. inclair is expected to return to Melbo e in a few days.
SELF-DENIAL LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
SELF-DENIAL LINES . BY HIC.C. Not for one week hot for all'the years Sickness o'er shadows the falling sands, Breaking up homes in a flood of tears, Not only here but in all the lands, Not for one week but for all the years. Poverty adds to the sombre fears, Close to the threshold the Shadow stands; Must the cry fall upon careless ears? They have been holding out thin, white hands Not for one week, but for all the years. Not for one week but fer all the years Orn health is given for TiESt demands, Generous help and the word that cheers A single seed in the harvest lands I Only a week out of all the years !
Another Market for Drouin. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
Another Ma-ket for Drouin. At last M[r. W. S. Toig is making a stars in the direction of erecting a produce market in lMain-street, Dronin, The plans have. ?been preparedd aand the hricks are being'placed on the ground. The building, if erected anecording to the present specifications, will be a splendid addition to the edifices in the main street. It. will include two shops, the markdt, a hall 24ft. x S0ft. oil the second floor, besides the necessary adjuncts.
SHIRE COUNCIL CASE. AN IMPORTANT LAW POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
SHIRE COUNCIL CASE. A19 IMPORTANT LAW.PXOINT. -0--- X A case of interest to Shire Conn: c'illors,'vias heard at the Warragul Coounty Court, before Judge Hamiiilton;' Ony?p uesday. : when -Henry; ;Curran, laborer, Traralgon, sought to recover from tlihepresideht and' councillo"rs of bhe Shire' of ,Trralgon the tfsumi of 187 "'under circumstances related below. no vnno; -.ntHoos Mr. Hudson, of Traralgon, appeared forplaintiff.and Mr. Gray, with..Mr. Srjeanit '6f..Tri~ralgon ,defended . \ It appeared that iu the month of March,1894?the defendants let to one, Braden, ;a contract for certain ( works on .a road .in ,the.; Shire. :.,Plaintiff workedon, the contract for Braden and earned the sum. of £37. As Braden failed topay him the money plaintiff si d hliim '. iii: the(Cdotut of' Petty Sessios'tat Ttaralgoni dand obtained-an1 order for the amount stated 'with' bosts. Plaintiff accordingl?er sed the.Council with" a' certificate, issueild iiader the .Employers and' Emplh ees 'Liability Ac...
A BUTTER STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
A BUTTER , STORY. That 'factry"' butter'- sould turni into margarine during the voyage to England is not more woriderfull thani that: tallow should"turn into butter, Son?e time ago, wbhen the butter expoit trade wee beiiig discussed in the Upper House, Mr. Officer, late member for Dundas, said that as a certain amount of latitude had been allowed in regard to the question he would like to tell a` little story. Many years ago, when sheep were boiled down on account of their carcases being unsaleable, he had occasion to boil down 200 old rams., They produced an inferior kind of tallow, which he exported to England, and in due time he got the account sales for so many casks of butter. He was paid for butter. This is a new phase of the question which the agri cultural chemist ought to look into.
THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND HIS WAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 24 May 1895
THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND.HIS WAYS. I Our larnedir ( el'i-Justie"'%ft astounds"&cbunsel who appear before iihi by the wide-areaof, knowledae and experience "froni which? he draws his; arguments and illustratioi s. In. a recent case'a courisel was laboring an argument,?whicli' seemed to imply that a cortain person had been in two places at the same time. - I am afraid," said Sir John Madden slyly, "tthat you are endeavoring to import the' principles of esoteric Buddhism into the law, of contracts." The. argument was dropped. II a recent important marine case the Chief Justice was assuming the position of a certain line amidsliips from' doti given from fore andaft.- :"I would like to know where your Honior gets that i said counsel. " I get it in the place from the 2Ili proposition of the First Book. 6f ERiih .".. Tlere ia tli rdar' of laughter.in. court,. and..it 'is to be! feared that the counsel had been tooi long away from school to remeniber: what.the proposition in question w...
THE FLAX BONUS. BRISK DEMAND FOR FORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
THE FLAX BONUS. - -0-- BRISK DEMAND FOR FOJIS Our repeated probing of the local [st' haieshad its effectat lost. In everyLe for the past fortnight we have tried 0g stir him up to the necessity of OPp ith for his fla banns before the end of the month, and now Mr. Juda infor'! U that during the past few days he has hOs simply beseiged with applicants for foTh His stock, min fact, was far too smalL dot firstlot was exhausted before the ehio5 the week, and a replenished suppy Ghich esamune to hand yesterday from h boe Turner, M.LLA., had vanislt ed noon. But "still they came," ad!o coarse, were disappointed. They 1 the unanswerable fact that the tGC5t had stated that " the fortes coold! obtained of Mr. Judd," and 1ith o marvellous supply of languagoeand felicit! of expression, lr. Judd serenely replied "And quite true too, they could havebeen obtained until a few minutes ago, t they are now all gone, and I tost ask y t takoethe trouble to call again." foehet upon wrote to MIelbourne for...
PARLIAMENT REASSEMBLES. THE ADDRESS IN REPLY. TOBE MOVED BY MR. C. SARAGEANT M.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
PARLIAMENT RE ASSEMBLES. -----~- THE ADDRESS IN REPLY. -- o- TO BE MOVED BJY Mr. C. SARGEANT 31.L.C. After a recess which has ounly tladel four months. the second session of th sixteenth Parliament of Victoria W1 open to-morrow. On this occasion the ceremonies will be preformed by by then Acting-Governor, Sir John adden, His Excellency will 001 the speech prepared for him by hie advisers, in which the policy of the Government during the coming session will be set forth. An adjourn ment will then take place, and both Houses will meet at 4.30, when the address in reply to the Govecmor! speech will be moved and seconded This duty is to be undertaken in the Aisembly by Mr. Downward and 31t Barrett respectively and in '.be Council by Mr. Sergeant and Mr. Brunton. The Premier hopes that the debate on the address in repl1 will conclude on Thursday eemrog. There is not much likelihood of say hostile amendment, nor is any 1o0t of confidence motion expected.
SEA VIEW. THE PROPOSED FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
SEA 'VIEW. THE PROPOSED FACT llY, -0 FRO3 OUR OWN CORRESPOYD Another meeting was held on Satun day in connection with the propo:d cheese and butter factory. Between three and four hundred gallons ol milk per day, have been promised, and a large quantity of cream from severel of the selectors living a few mile away. . Shares will be readily takeo up, andl several have already been applied for. The meeting was a snccess, anl increased everybody 's confidence in the movement. The next meeting will be held on Saturday 8th June. Definitesteps are to be taken at this meeting and eerp one interested is expected to attend.
DROUIN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
DROUIN RACES. Races were held at Drouin on the Queen's Birthday under the auspices of the Drouin Racing Club. The attendance was. poor, but the sport was- good and the weather was beautiful. Hitherto, the club has had only two fixed days for holding their meetings, viz,, New Year's Day and Easter Monday, but someofthepatrons of racing- in the district thought that a meeting on the Queen's Birthday would be appreciated by the racing publiciin the district, hence the meeting held on Friday last. The only mishap which occurred during the day Iwas in :the Steeplechase. Seasong, ridden by Clifton, an experienced jockey. struck heavily against the fence nearly opposite thejudge's box, and turned a complete somersault, fortunately, his rider escaped, with only a severe shakihng. Two bookmakers of the smallfry division from the metropolis were present, but.pencilling operations were on a very limited scale owing to the small fields and short odds offered by the pencillers. Appended are the ...
BLOOMFIELD. QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
BLQO~MEIELD. -4-~-- QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. -0 The Queen's Birthday was celebrated at Bloomfield by the holding of an Athletic Sports meeting anl Pigeon Match in a field lent by .ir. A. D. Beard, and which is situated immel diately opposite the Creamery. The weather was of an ideal character for the occasion, and, consequently, theie was a very good attendance of spectators. The programme, in point of attractiveness, was well up to that of previous years,.. and in the two principal events the entries'were of a very gratifying charactor. In the Sheffield there were a dozen com petitors and a similar number competed for the Hurdle. Mr. J. C. Willis acted as. Hon. Sec. as usual. aid infused into the celebration the enthusiasm and thoroughness which has characterised his effortsin previous years., He was energetically assisted by Mr. F. G. Livesley, and between them the arrangeinents vere very well orderedaadp everything .passed off in a. satisfacjory mannlier. The judges were Messrs. ...
Dairy and Creamery. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
Dairy and Crensery. Creamery men and dairymen everr where ought to combine in one deter mined efort to rid America of oleomar garinc. They should give their law mak ers no peace till the thing is done. If the law maklers refuse to heed, let them hear something drop at the net election. SA creameryman who unes the De Laval lactocrito test says that he much prefers it to any other method in use for show ing the amoiunt of butter fat in milk. With the lactocrite he declares he can test 12 samples in five minutes. The machinery of the Blythewood dairy, Essex, England, is run entirelyby electricity. ; Why do'not some of out American creameries try the same mo tive power where it can be obtained cheaply? Professor Cooke sPa ti-at the odor from ensilago is canse byo a gas that passes off in the feeding. It it get into the milk it is because the milker is care less and has cllowcd the gas to cling to Iis clothing. io says further that corn when shocked in the field heats quite as much as en...
MADAME MELBA. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian — 28 May 1895
MADAME MELBA. Madame Melba, the popular Mel bourne vocalist, appeared at Covent garden Theatre on Friday night as Marguerite in Gounod'sopera "Faust." The performance was a great success, and musical critics declare that the singer has gained increased emotional power since her last appearance in the part. Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales were present at the performance. Tuen DsA3A or To-DAY is in a decidedly healthy condition. This is due partly to the fact that our leading dramatists endeavor to produce work which will rank as literature. But it is, of course, mainly due to the appreciation which the British public invariably patronises what is good. This accounts for the wonderful popularity, as a family medicine, of Hollowys's Pills and Ointment. The British public knows by experience that for purifying the blood, invigorating the nerves and promoting the healthy action of the liver there is nothing in the whole wide world to equal Holloway's Pill; while ...