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PERSONAL STATISTICS [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
'PERSONAL STATISTICS The oldest member of her .Majesty s Privy Council is the Right Hon, Sir John JIacpher son M?acleod, K.O.S.I., gedSS; the younest, H.R.H. Prince Leopold, 27. The oldest Duke is the Duke of Cleveland, 77; the youngest, the Duke of Newcastle, aged I1. The olcest Marquis is the Marquis of Donegal, r.P.; G.C.H., aged 83 ; the youngest the Marquis Camden (a minor), aged S. The oldest Earl is the Earl of Buckinghamshire, aged 86 ; the youngest is Earl Russell (a minor), aged 1. The oldest Viscount is Lord Eversley, aged 86; the youngest, Viscount Southwell (a minor), aged 7. The oldest Baron is Lord Mostyn, aged 86 ; the youngest, Lord South ampton (a minor), aged 13. Tile oldest mean her of the House of Commons is Mr. WVilliam Bulkeley Hughes, 1M.P. for the borough of Carnarvon, agedS3 ; the youngest Mr. James Dickson, M P1. for Dungannon, aged 22. The oldest judge in England is Vice-Chmecellor the lion. Siir James Bacon, also Chief Judge in Bankruptcy, aged S2 ; the ...
VICTORIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM. (Words by G. G. M'Crae. Music by J. Summers.) [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
VICTOIAN" NATIONAL ANTHEM. (Words by G.. G. 'Crse. Music by J. Summers.) Rise ! to the trumpet's sound, and sing The Lord our God alone is King. We praise Thee for our beanteous land, Mount, lake, and river, plain and strand. Take up the strain, ye forests free, And waft glad echoes past the sea. Oh ! smile Thou on our fruitful soil, - For us the corn, the wine, the oil. With these the treasure of the mine, The fleecy flocks, the-countless kine.' Sing ! all ye wind-rocked forests free, And waft the echoes past the sea. Send the round clouds from out the main, Big with Thy ever plenteous rain, And give to us to drink of wine, Each 'neath his fig-tree and his vine. Sound hopeful strains I ye forests free, Repeat and waft them o er the sea. Guard, Gracious God, our young and old, Our silh-ern heads, our looks of gold; Oh ! fence us in Thy fold, that we May fear nor threat nor enemy. Murmur this pray'r, ye forests friee, And waft it gently o'er the sea. Bless her, Great God, whose name ...
Melbourne International Exhibition. AUSTRALIAN MARBLES AND GRANITES. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
Melbourne International Exhibition. AUISTRALTAN MARBLES AND' ' GRIANITES... ' Tho exhibits in all the cburts of the Ai tralian colonies furnish abunidant oridindo of thbir richness in decorative marbles:,Victoria is repr~iented by-ia black llnarble with wlifit veins, from Waralah Bay, exhibited by Mr. \Vischer, admirably sUited for mantelpiccts and flooring ; and by a coralline marble from Mr. David Mitchclls.catate, near.Lillydalc. This stonelisscry rich iilim(ttunriingoit abort l 15 per cost.. Its colour :alldlirkiugsl, ow- evec, do not Udajot it for artisti wobrk. Niw ! South \Vales sends several samples-a hand. som01110 dove colour,fro thile cstate of N1 r.Alex ander Cochrane,at .Kecmpsey, on the Macleay River ; a grey and gold from lMndgeo; and a rich-coloured marble of a reddish tint from Tamworth,bcing the most noticeable. There are also a large number of specimens in the case of the geological department which, although showing beautiful markings, are too small to enable one...
Tales and Sketches. HER RIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
HIER RIVAL. A young lady was ssuntering along the quay, by the side of the Scin, pausing at every one of the shelves of old books that lined the parapets, and now and thee askino the price of some moth-eaten, battere volume from the equally moth-eaten and battered proprietor, meditating over his pipe, under the budding trees. Shie was very prettily and very daintly dressed, but her face and carriage showedtl so much quiet re solution and self-reliance that the boldest idlers of the boulevards would have been de terred from annoying her even in cynuiel Paris, and on the very boundary of the Latin Quarter. She was deep in a quaint little copy of La Brayere, some sixty years old, which was offered at half a frane, when she heard a burst of light laughter not far from her ear, so strangely mingled of sweet ness and a kind of haunting mockery that she involuntarily raised her eyes. Approaching her were a young man and a girl, perhaps two or three years older than herself, and as near the...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
The "personal" items of the American papers are real jam. Here is one-" The Duke of Somerset has a voice like ginger. pop." Sitting Bull, the Indian chief, is, we see by the American papers, about to make his sub. mission to the United States Government. It is gratifying to learn that he has at length been cowed. Miss Myrtleblossom notices as a remark. able fact that, although the priests in France may'nt marry, one is anlways hearing of re. ligious marriages there. The force of habit.--A careless servant. girl, in bringing in an egg at breakfast, let it fall and break. Upon her mistress mildly remonstrating with her, she calmly replied, "Please, mam, it was cracked before." A waggish speculator, one of a numerous family in the world, recently said: "Five years ago, I was not worth a penny; now you see where I am through mny own exer tions." " Well, where are you*i" "Why, n thousand dollars in debt." No quality in the character of the true sportsman is more-conspicuous than that of ...
TRARALGON POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, 17TH JUNE. (Before A. W. Howitt, P. M., and Messrs. Peterkin and Young, J's P.) [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
TRARALGON. POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, 11TH JUNE. (Before A. W. Howitt, P.M., and Messrs. Peterlin and Young, J's P,) Johanna Handlyr. Dan McCarthy, Hugh Cameron, and' Thomas Walsh. Summons for assault. Mr. Commins appeared for the defendants, who were discharged. " Johanna Handly v. Hugh Cameron. This was a summons for compensation for injuries sustained through complainant's clothes having been torn by defendant. In defence it was shown that complainant had torn the clothes herself, and that some of them were old and worthless, as-to use he own words-she had owned them three years before she left Ireland. Case dismissed.. ?Lr. Commins appeared for defendant. * J.Elsdon v. George McDonald. Summons for assault.-Mr. Commins for defendant, who, by advice of his attorney, pleaded guilty. In mitigationof punishment it was shown that defendant had received great provocation. He was fined .1.
CORRESPONDENCE. SHIRE SEVERANCE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
CORRESPONDENCE. SHIRE SEVERANCE. TO THE -D5TrroR:' .. Sra5In mnylast letter I endeavored to shlio that the' orking expenses of the new shire:ofKWarragul need' not be greater than the share of the work ing expenses hitherto paid by the ratepayers of the two eastern ridings. The-working.expenses 'of the existing Shire of Buln Buln having been as much as £929 a year, the share borne by the;eastern ratepayers must have been not less than £450. As the new shire:could'be workedfor about'£400, there would be no loss, but probably an actual having to theiratepayers of the east, effected ,by the _division of the shire. '. ' Another very important, point always cunningly passed over by our opponents-constitutes, perhaps, the strongest argument.we have to advance in favor of separation. _Owing.to the great extent of the shire many road works have always,.been.done too late in th.'; ssoi~. ,Work going on, in. winter:cannot be as-well done.as ,at the proper season,and must: necessiiarily cost mu...
HINTS FOR BATHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
HINTS FOR BATHERS. According to the Lancct, it is import ant to recognise that the only virtues of water as used by the bather are two namely, its value as a cleansing agent, and as a surface stimulant. In this last capacity it simply acts as a medium af. fecting the temperature of the part to which it is applied, or which is immersed in it. Right views of fact in reference to this matter are important, because there can be no question that some per sons overrate tile use of cold water, and run considerable risks in their pursuit of them. Every beneficial action that can be exerted by a bath is secured by simply dipping in the sea, or a very moderate allfusion of cold water. Except in esses of high fever, when it is desired to re luee the heat of the body by prolonged con tact with cold, a bath of considerable duration is likely to be injurious. Then, again, it is ncoessary to recog nise the risk of suddenly driving the blood from the surface in upon the organs. The "plunge," or "di...
JUSTICE ON CR. GARSIDE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
JUSTICE ON CR. GARSIDE. TO TEH xaITOR. Su--In your contemporary's last week's issue I notice ,a letter signed "Justice," which seems to desire you to understand that the wiiter is ex pressing his gratitude to Cr. Garside for steering a course of his own. But it requires little examiuationi to ascer tain that he is exalting .him in one breath, and politely abusing in another. I do not wish to sing the.peaus of Cr. Garside at the expense of hit colleagues-Crs. Affleck and Gallagher. Yet, sir, I cannot refrain from ex pressing my hearty approval of the manner in which he has conducted himself since he took his seat at the Council table. Why, I ask, should Cr.. Garside have all the abuse heaped upon him ? Why not place a share of it on Cr. Ailleck, who is so mute at tihe meetings, and who, when he does utter a few syllables, is found almost invariably seconding a motion in favor of Drouin? All that has been done for us has, directly, been through the exertions of Cr. Garside. So I con s...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
S MELBOURNE MARKETS. j;:. [B ELECIC TELEGRAPn.] fMEsssa. War. HAMILTON & Co.report for th'vweek endine 22nd June:-Fat Cattle. 2150 yarded. The demand was not so good jis ]ast week, and prices aeraged about 10s. under last rates. Pat Sheep.-About .Oe0 yarded. The demand was good for all lots suitable to the trade at rates slightly better than last week. Fat Lambs.-About 900 yarded; demand good at high prices; best sold at 10s. to 11s. Our own correspondent reports of the produce market:-Potatoes still show a. rising .market;:an d'were sold in the Qitia Victoria Market this morning at 5s. 9.-to Gs. 3d. per c?wi: Wholesale they mar. lte quoted at £0 5s. to £ 10s. per ton for pridin uality. Thewprices of butter; che-se; bacon, &c. remain about the same as those quoted last week.
WARRAGUL RAILWAY TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
WARRAGUL RAILWAY TIME TABLE Tni na Tr··rrrive andl depart fronWaragu1 es:~und;.;Dilorning--To MsiBL3aur: ar~ rive, ,10 ;,depart, 11L;.. Evening,. arrive, 7 e6e dipart,7 40.; nigm-o STLB, ar rie, 10 45; depart, 112, :°ýfCning, arrive, 7 1i depgrt, 747,
GRIFFITH'S VALUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
i"Griffith's valuation" is so often referred to in connection with the Irish laud question, and we are asked so many que'stionis as to its nature and the circumstances tinder which it was madtle, that 'itminly be useful to gi6vo soinewhat longaccount of it. _s long ago as 1825, owing to frequent dis putes betwcen the taxing authorities and the landowniers of Irelaid on the subject of their assessments, the Government of the day determined to have the whole landed property of the country revalued; and they aiip pointed Mr. llich:ard Grillith, a well known civil engineer, who had just concluded a masterly geological survey of the island, their sole conmnissioner for that purpose. The work was in4; due course satisfactorily acedmiplished; but as time went on and Ireland eamtr to be well-nigh ruined by the potato famine, it was found necessary to submnit it to revision. Accoriliiugly, in 185L, 'Mr. Griffith who had in the meantime been appointed chairman of the Irish Board of \Works. wa...
WESLEYAN SUNDAY-SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY, WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
WESLEYAN SUNDAY-SCHOOL SA.NNIVERSA!RY, WARRAGUL. - The anniversary services ini colnndc tion with the WVesleyan Sunday-school at !Warragull were held on Sunda: , 12th June, when thoele~.: R C. Flock art (of Sale) preached two eloquent and impressive sermons' to larige and appreciative congregations.. iOn the Monday afternoon follow ing, the Sabbath scholars, numbering about 90, sat down to a tea.provided for their` special delectation in honior of the festive occasion; to the con sumption of which they applied them soelves .witl a zeal :ivhih may have been equalled off former occasions; but, judging from the fragments that remained, has' certainly never :been surpassed. According; to announcement,' te Rev. R. C. Flockart aelivered hiss de servedly pmpular lecture on "Martin Luther and the lReformation." Jas. Copeland;Esq, J.P.,picesided, aid there was'a fairly numerous attendance. The reverend gentlenian introduced his subject by referring to the grandeur and sublimity of the life l...
DESTINY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
DESTINY. [The following verses were written by f.rs. Barbauld. The Washingtotn lepublie.is au thority for saying that Wordsworth said : " I anot in thaihabit of grudging people their good things, but I wish I had written those lines." They ore- certaitily extremely delicate and suggestive.-Neows Letter.] Three roses, wan as moonlight and weighed down Each with its loveliness as with a crown, Drooped in a florist's window in a town. The first a lover brought. It lay ht rest, Like snow on snow, that night on beauty's breast. The second rose, as virginal and fair, - Shrank in the tangles of a harlot's hair. The third a widow, with new grief made wild, - Shut in the icy palm of her dead child.
IMPORTANCE OF VACCINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
IMIPORTANCE OF VACCINA TION. The Central Board of Health, being dcsirous of calling public attention at the present season to the importance of vaccination, has forwarded us the following, rcquesting its insertion: " The rcco?t introduction of Small-pox to the colonuof Nev South Wales hasagain shown our liability to such an attack at any moment; and although.the disease has happily not yet reached Victoria, the Central Boarlo' Healthdeem it of great importance to the safety of. the public that- every ad vantage should be taken of the present very f:!vorab!e season for vaccination, so that the protection which vaccination is known to afford against the horrors of Small-pox may be extended as widely as possible through out the colony. The Central Board therefore trust that the local sanitary a"thorities will use all means in their power for securing the ex tension of vaccination in their respective districts; and as the Boardbeliece that the ministers of' tie various religious bodies ...
A STORY OF WESTMINSTER SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
A STORY OF WESTMINSTER SCHOOL. There is a storyconnected with Dr. Busby's rule at' Westminster during the times of trouble that must always find a place in any .of the traditions of the, school... All West niinsters are aware that at one time a curtain hungon " the pancake bar" which was drawn to divide the upper from the under school. This curtain was one day torn during school hours by a boy nained John Glynnc.' The unfortunate little fellow was in a terrible fright at the prospect of the flogging which le knew the doctor would give'him. Seeing this, a generous and- plucky friend named William Wake offered to take the blame and the flogging. ; Glynne evidently had not pluck enough to refuse such an offer, so \\rake was punished for tearing the curtain. In the year 16154, among the prisoners -who had been taken at Salisbury at the time of l'enruddock's unsuccessful rising, was Wil liam Wake, who had become a colonel in the Royalist army. He was brought before Cromwell's judges, and...
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. MONDAY, 20TH JUNE. (Before Messrs. Garside and Witton, Js.'P.) [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
WARRAGUL POLICE COURT. MIOnDAY, 20rTi JL?E. (Before Messrs. Garside and Witton, Js.'P.) Police v. Frederick Jones-Charged with wounding a cow on the 27th of May last. Constable Egan prosecuted, and prisoner was undefended. James Mouritz sworn, deposed: I am a builder, residing at Warragul. Remember the 27th May last. Saw in the street at rarragul a cow, the property of Mr. Scudamore. The cow was drawn up, and I saw there was something. wrongwith her, and went to examine her. Blood was dropping. frbm her. I walked round her, and saw what appeared to be a stake stick ing out of her side abbov the shoulder, on the left side. Went down to Scudamore's house. Saw the cow put in. the bail. I was in company with the police afterwards, and tracked the blood marks from behind Graham's house to where the cow was standing. When the cow was in the bail 1 saw Constable-McKane drasw the knife out of the cow. The knife was similar to the one now produced. The blade was driven, into the cow up to th...
A ZOOLOGICAL POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate — 23 June 1881
A ZOOLOGICAL PO'EI. The following rhymes were strung together 'to tickle the uers of two little boys, four au(t six years old. They tease their mamma to read it over and over again, and then fetcli the big illustratdd dictionary to have her point out the .animals with such strange names, and tellwhat she can about themi This fancy for rhyme and rhythm is i characteristic of nearly all childrcn, and per, haps the publication of this will: amuse a wider circle than the little household for which it was penned. The aim has been, after euphony, to have the most incongrnous animals in jusxta.position : Alligator, Beetle, Porcupine, WVlale, Butterfly, Panther, Dragonoly, Snail, Crocodile, Monskey, Buffalo, Hare, Dromedary, Leopard, Harrier, Bear, Elephant, Badger, 'Pelican, Ox, , Fox, Flyingtish,.l eindeer, Anaconda, Guineapig, Dolphin, A,.telope,; Goose, Hunmmingbird, WVeazel, Flamingo,Mouse, Ibex, lRhinoceros, Owl, Kangaroo, Jackal, Opossum, Toad,.Cockatoo, Kingfisher, Peacock, Anteater...