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Australia's Past and Future. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Austmllia's Past andI Future. On Centennial Day, at the sitting of the Vic:trian Wesleyan Conference, the Rev, Dr. VWatkin. being invited by the President to ::wldress the Conference, in the coursq of an excellent speech said he had been called spo untexpectedly. but be.would have been a lioor son of Australia if out of the abundance of the heart the mouth could not speak on an occaion like the present. Their thoughts were naturally carried back to the mornia? when thle British ensign was hoisted upon the shore of Sydney Cove, and whoae Gov. ernor Phlillip, in spirit of proplecy. declared that they were laying thie foundations of a mighty empire. Litt'e did he know then the full significance of the words he uttered. It was a remarkable fact that a continent so wide as Australia, lying near to isuch over Ieopled countries as Ildiaand China, should le reserved awaiting thendveat of thonsands of the English-speaking race. Elihu Buritt wrote that " England was Gaod's laboratory, in whic...
WALHALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
--o- (FROM OU11 O\WN CORRESPONDENT.) The Long Tunnel Cf \t Co. Monthlyv meeting of dliectors was held on Tuesday morning. The number of tons of stone crnuhed for month 16110 tons, which yielded 1,388 oz of gold. A dividend of £1 per 2,400th share was declarled, and 11235 placed to the reserve fend. Toomboon G: 'I Co The directors of the above companlly held their monthly tlmeet ing on 71ondlay at the Colllllmpany' Offie This Comlpy has crrlshed forthe menth 768 tons of Stone, which yielded 421 oz gold, no dividend doelaredl, ibut the s11111 of 1,200 was placed to the reserve ffund. Walhallt and T'oomnhoon United : Fin ished squaring np lower tunnel and laying tramway, anid commenced drivingi on course of lode, which had pihehed clout to about an inch thick, but isae king thickness as driven on. Mr It Murray, G:S, paild a visit to the mi.ne on Tuesday, and we haIv every reason to believe that his report will be in favor of the property.
Prevention better than Cure. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Prevention better than Cure. Tn the ",ournal of Ilnaeth," Dr. HIll advises every person niwho goes not into tlhe iopen air fromi a w\arii apartment, to keep the monthi shirt while wialking or riding. lie says :-" LIefore you leave the roomi hundle up will,-gloves, cloak, comn forter; shlt your morth l) before you open the street door, and keep it resolutely cl.ced until you hale wrlked briskly for some ten minuotes. Then, if v-al keep on walking, or have reached your home, you Ilmay talk ias much[ as you please. Not so doing, lany it heart eonte happly alind younig inow lies in the clhllrchyardl that ighit have heon Vyinlll g rand hilaly stfil Ullt ihowe? If yon keept your mIOluth closed, lnd walk rapidly, the air can only reach the Ilrngs by ai circuit lof tihe nose andi head, and biecomes w\earlrled before reaching the linngs, thus causinrilg nio lerrlirgoilmernt; built if ol coInverse, large drinughts of cold air dash dlirecly in llon ,te lrins, chlilli?g the whole fr'ill alhnost...
ROSEDALE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
JIOSEDILE RACES. The annual meeting of the Rosedale Racing Club, inder V.11.0. rules, took place yesterday. The day was a tho roughly enjoyable one. And the fields very good. The following is a list of the respective winners of the principal events: MAIDEN PLATE, Maid of itonor HIANDICAP. Dexter Derby. Fitzroy SELLING FLAT Kaiser Rocket Dantly HANDICAP FLUTTER. Reality A mnicea Younn Sam IIANDICAP IIURDLE IRACE. Coy Whisper Concord ROSEDALE HANDICAP. Ethel HIawthorn Prince Lobis Maid of Honor SELLING ItUIIDLES. Good Iron D)udlev Eclipse
TEMPERANCE NOTES. OUR DRINK BILL AND ITS RESULT. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
TEMPERANCE NOTES. OUR i1INK tIL, AND ITS ItRSU:Ir'. A huge tt:ril of £987,100,000,000 has been spent during the last seven years in drink, or £310t.000,000 more tihan our national debt: and that is not all, for at the very least it costs £100.000,000 itlore every year in order to pay for the iischief whirch the first e?st causes. That gives a cost ,f L2 I1,000,1100 per anulil for our drink bill. If we derllclt 41,000,000,000 for revenlie, it still leaves £200,000,000 as a cost to the nationll every year, or £8,000,000 more than tihe total of nur foreign trade. It is it question, therefore, that vitally affects uis. As ai result, imainly, of this ititemperaicer, we have over ih,000,00tt0 peorsons applying yeatly' for parish rcl;ef in this wealithy conitry. We have 8.000 luinatics in uir tyalln, over 6(00,000 persons reiiuvicted oif crime, at least 250,1000 vagrants Iroiuiling ailbit the countr), andl abilliit 10),0i1)1 toi 120,000 brought anniallly to Ia preiatuire ,grave. wvII?Ie AR...
Extracts from American Papers. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Extracts frofll Alericalln Papers. The Tndian Governmeri nt is about to con struct batteries at thse principal seaports of India. On tihe 1st January tho twenry-for o'ciock system was adopted throughout tihe Japaneos Elmpiru. In CRambrldge, Englarnl, butter is sold by the yardnl, a pond of Itter heing rolled out into a stick a yard long and sold in sections. A tactstiry is eshiited in I.ndon Rnp posed to hwe worked by the (onquerors wife, whihe contains over 1521 ligures, and is over 800 years rold. 'T'he (laikwar of li.rodla arrived recontly at his hatid in Paris. =eetmpanied by hris mrnolther, ight wives, forty servants, and Gtrs lir's.r , b" g,,t?(..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Hotel Notices. MORWELL FAMILY.- HOTEL. W. Murdoch, (LATE OF TIIE CIIICKETERS' . HOTEL.) BEGS to inform his numerous Friends antd the Public Uenrdlly, that hle has Purchased the above well-known Hostelry, and has toroughly Itenovated alnd newly t'Fur nished it Throughout. He now offers FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION for Travellers, Visitors, and Others. .FIRST-CLASS ALCOCK'S BILLIARD TABLE WINES AND SPIRITS OF TIIE BEST PROCURABLE BRANDS. HORSES AND BUGGIES ON HIRE. GRASS PADDOCKS FOR CUSTOMERS' HORSES ONLY. STABLING AND CIVILITY GRATIS. THis SPACE NOT PAID FOR ANYONE MAY IIAVE IT AT A PRICE. CRICKETERS' ARMS HOTEL, I0 RWELL -----: o :- Henry Breed, Proprietor, HAVING just pullrchased this famous Hotel, ý Which for comfoert and. order all others ecsel; My Istrons will lind I antm willing and able To keep the best Drinks anid the very best Table. My servants are civil, attentive, and kind A qtality seldom in servants you'll find; lht when once obtatined will het add to the charms, T'hat at...
The Morwell 'Advertiser.' VOX POPULI. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY). SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1888. CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
ý.t !jolUw l 'f? u rfiear. VOX POPULT. PUBLISIIED ) EVERY SATUIRDAY). SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1588. CURRiI ENT .NEWS. IItHLD OvEl: Prcessure on our space this week prevents our publishing a mass of interesting matter. COanIeCIat UNIOsN: The Conmlercial Union Assurance Company announce, in an advertisement in our columns, that Mr. F. L. Davidson lhais been appointed the local agent. This Companyl is well known, as onre of the sounldest Insurance Compalllnies in existence, having a capital of two and a half mlillions, aurdl an annual revenue of over L1,114,000. IlRAs BAND : A meeting of lthoM1 rwell brass band was heil ion Wednesdi y last, Mr. J. Donaalson in the chair. Arrange ments were made to hold a concert and ball on the night of the showa, 1lith March, ill aid of the fiaiunds of tile Association. The secretary stated tile rse of tlhe .Mechanics' Institute had been obtained for tileoccasion. Thle secretalrywras instructed to write to various ladies aind gentlemen, requestingtlhei...
TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
'rTO-,I OW'S SER VICES. IURCir OF or EXGIA.vI,-Divino service will he hold in the alove clhurch on Sunday next as follows : Morwell, 11 and 7; 3lorwell BIridge, 7. Mr A. Eidwnrds. PRr.snv'rTEIIAN CellRunC .-Divino service will h hheld in the abovo church on Sunday ;oxt as follows : Hazelwood, 11; Ilnczlwood North, 3; Morwell, 7 p.m. Mr E. ,Eldridge. \VIRI.EYAN Cnuuucl?t.-Divine service will he hlcl in tthe abovse clhrch on Sun thti next as follows : ,or clI. 11 ; Drittlld. 3; Moec, 7. Mr to
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Advertisement. Morwell, Narracan andMirboo A. & P. Society. SECOND ANNUAL SHOW Will be Held in Society's Show Grounds, Morwell, on Thursday, 15th March, 1888. The following is the Prize List : Class A.-Draught Stock. Sec. i-Entire Horse, any age. First priz, £5 ; second, £2 ; third, hon. mention. , 2-Best Three-Year-Old Colt. First ,rize (tle gift of Mir. W. M'Nabb), £5 5s; second £1 Is. , 3-B-rolol Mare, with foal at foot. First prize (tle gift of the President), £3 ; secolnd (the gift of tile President), £2 : thirdl, ho. mention. ,,4--est Dry Mare. First prize, £2; second, £1 Is, ,,5--Best Three-Year-Old Filly. First prize, £2 ; second, £1. ,, G-Best Yearling Filly. First prize, £2 ; secodl prize, £1. ,, 7-Best Foal at Foot. First prize, £2 ; second, £1 (the gift of Mr. Theobald.) 8-Best Pair Farm HIorses. First prize, £3. SPECIAL. 9---The most useful Horse, in saddle or harness, drawing butter into tMorwell each week, fronm 1st February. Prize, £3 3s. (tle gift of Mr. Mur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Auctioneer's Sales. 0llt( GRAIlAM & YOUNG harve for private SALE several lirst-class Holel Properties, Stores, & Butchering bu!inesses to ell. All 1oing an Al husilnes also farts in all parts of North aind South Glippslatnd front 20 to 5000 naers. Torwn ship allotments in Traralgon, \lorwell and Toongtabhbio. Cottages 4 to 8 roomed and let from i s to 20s per week ; all inftor imation at our head ollice--Masonic Hall, Traralgon. HtEYFIELD MON'LIILY SALE. TUESDAY, FEBl. 14. ORR, GRIAHAM, & YOUNG, will sell as ahove A grand lot of 90 young cattle, in first class condition. 7 fat cows 15 yearlings On accliunt of R. A. Burley, 90 head 2-yr. old steers, EXTRAORDINARY NOTICE. O RR, GRAITAII & YOUNG will hold CLEARIING SALES ont account of undermentioncd persons as follows. D. S. Graham, Esq., Narracat in future issue. GREAT CLEARING SALE. RIVER VIEW FARM. Two miles from MIoe, on the Walhalla road O RR, GRAHTAM k YOUNG are favored with instructions from Henr...
Morwell Narracan & Mirboo Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 11 February 1888
Morwell Narracan & Mirboo &nbsp; Agricultural Society. A special mImeting of the conmmittee of the above society was held in the Mie chanics Institute on 7th Fehbruary 18 8. The president occupied the chair, 18 memhbers being pIresenlt. Co anL:S 'on DImPNO C. From Secretary of Atheletic Club re questing use otf show ground for Sports on Easter Monday. From A. C. Groom Esq., L. L. A. giving a special prize of 2 guineas. From Hlo. W. P'earson, 1I., .C., enclosing special prize P5. Fromn Messrs McLean iros declining t, give a special prize for this Show. Fromm Sec. Morwell lr?s Biand Iwish ing to know if any objection would em manie by the Society to the engagement of the Mechanics on tihe night of the Show. From Waldon and Houghton, object ing to the offer mnade toi the plrprietor of time Gazette to rilnt the prize list Iat thie contractit price of the sucessful tenll derers. Mionroxs. English-.MDonald' Th'at the re &nbsp; qumest of the Athletic Club be granted...
The Morwell 'Advertiser.' VOX POPULI. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY). SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18. 1888. OUR STAPLE PRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 18 February 1888
PIOL POP UL . P'UBLIStHED EVEtIY SA'T'URILAY). S.ATI'ltl)AY. 1FEliltU.ltY IS. 1S5s. OUlRl STAI'E P11 RO()i'UIO'' .. TIri welfare of M.lnrCell and dilstrict, is largely diependent on the price obtained for our staple article of production, butter. Owinl to the favora:le season throughout the colony, a:ll the conse quenlt inlcrease in supplly, the prices oh t:linetd have bhen lower tilan usual. Of course, this might he expected, but the range of prices obtained is whatl the ordinary produccr annllot coniprelhend. If an inspection of the Iost market re port Ie naode, it. will be seen that quota tionls re tfromi below tlhreepence for in ferior quality, to ltabove teilellnce tier pound for extra quality. This variation in price is wllit is not generally undler stoood, but it is explihnable in part by the condition in which it arrives in the malrket. Of course, it canl e readily understood that, owing to imperfect railhway carrying arrangemenillllts for this class of produce, it hlage qlu...
MORWELL POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, 15TH FEBRUARY. (Before Messrs. A. W. Howitt, P.M., and S. Vary, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 18 February 1888
MORWELL POLICE COURT. -4--~- Wenv'EsnAY, ITirT FI:nnarnv. (Before Messrs. A. 1W. Tlnwitt, P.M., and S. Vary, .l.P.) Police v. . TJ. Carrigg : TInslting words. Mr. lBuheo appeared for defendant. Case dismissed. Police v. Frank Bennett: Stealing a dloh at Boolara. Prisoner was undefended and was sentenced to 7 clays imprisonment in Sale gaol. Truant Officer v. A. Gill: Neglect to send children to school. A fine of Ss. in one case, and 20s. in the second, was in flicted. Same v. David Williams : A similar case A fine of 10s. was inflicted. Same v. David Williams : In this case a fine of 5s. was imposed. Slal v. John Cahill : Fined 2s. G6d. in eacrl of two cases. C. W. lnwlett v. F. and T. Savige: Goodis £38s. dl. Struck out. Same v. S. Dyke : Goods £5 7s. iGd. Mcr. Sergeant for defence. Order for £3. 19Ws. .1., with 13s. costs. Same v. G. Gooding : (lGoends £3 0 5id. Struck out. Saiue v. Flesuing : GoIds £3 Is. 0tld Order tIs. S~sd. Same v. Morse: (lnalls £:3 9s. lid Slttled.
The Warragul Show. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 18 February 1888
The Warragal Show. This event took place oil Thursday last, and it was most successful. '[ihere were entries il the followilng sections, viz.-lraught stock, SG : blood setork I0u ; hackney class, 1:1 ; cattle, 12-5 sheep, 2" ; swim,, .2 ; poultry, :;2 farm produce. 1:15 : garden produce. 85. dairy produce, 17:1; itnpleieta, &t , I:i ; saddlery, 14; fancy work, 4 " dogs, 11; nnaking a total of 1 0.14. There was a imost excellent all rouniid display, of a cllariter reflecting con silerallle credit onl the district,-clearl showing it to le highly improving aund progressive. Aiongst Ithe visitors were the lnll. .1. liclhanan, i.L.C. ; the Ministir of Public \Works, Mr. Nintino and Mr. A.. C Groom, MI.L.A. MJr. Niltlto, in responding to the tonst of '' The Ministry," made a speech of no political bearing, hut lie charged the Opposition with purposely obstruct ing the Gove'rlllnmiet measures. lie said lit. was intiavor of a sublsily to draint the swiamp in the vicinity of Wiarragi...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. (THE EDITOR "THE MORWELL ADVERTISER.") [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 18 February 1888
(TliH EDITOR ".rTsE IORWELL ADVERTISER.n") Sin.-T consider that it is high time for us now to open our eyes to the nleces sity of smking roads andl bridges all over the length and brendth of our dis Ireict (l(iplslandi)- north and south. For thallt purpose it would be bhilt itst for every landowner to pay his share for that object. Those of us that have struggled on here,--many of us before the loco miotiie whistle soundled in our alleys, hr our own industry are tralking tihe wilderness to bilosmn, and the sweat of our brow is taxed by our Shire Councils : for tile mor' we improve, the more we are taxed. We have some holding selec tions, in our midst, who make no imi irovement whatever : their land lavays dirrmiant, without either a hutt upon it, or a mnan to look after it : and by our labor it becomes daily of more value. There fore a leavy rate should be struck o1n all unilproved lands, so as to reach the " shenlerd." and make 1imn pay for the beneit he receives. If they hare Ino ...
WALHALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 18 February 1888
(FROM OUI: OWN CORtRESPONDENT.) The Long Tunnel Extended G.M. Co. claenmtl 1pI for the Imonth last Friday wetek, nall, as expected, received? a lhanld somte return. From 1181.- tonts of stone crushed 19)0; on. 5i diwt. of gold rwau ol, rained. At the monthly meeting, hehl at the co:mIpa:ty's oilice on MondayI , a div.dend of 10s. per 9.600 shares was ideclared. This is the largest yield and dividend for this company since the nline has been in existence. and the pre sent prospeets speak well for it con tinuance of the same for some time to collie. coralhalla and Toontnln United G.M[. Co., IAbirfeldy, have driven 22 feet on course of lode fromn bottom of winztt e. Lode tlickened out tot about 18 inches of goad-looking stone. HIle put on another shift of inen, so that tlus nmin level will Ile pushed ahead. Have also secured twater-right, site for battery, ant] line for incline tramway.
The Lime Kiln Club. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 18 February 1888
The Lime Kiln Club. As the meeting wit about to open in due and ancient forml Elder Toots was ob served reclining against.tthe back of the stove in an affectionato Imanner, Trustee Plliback was pairing down an ,,oM corn with a razor, Saoluel Shin was potllng a rag tlhroegh on f the iaies in a tin dippe, and Ilarmony Smiith was otronetly 'cking for a lild of pitchl hle had stuck r onerr of tihe window-Casngs at the last meeting. IBrother Gardner took the chair in Iris usual dignilied manner, and ordered the triangle to Ile gently sounded, and said: "It or mry painful dooty to inform dis club dat Prof. Iliinlla Thompson, of South Carolina, Ihas bin hangin' arorn' Detroit fur do las' three days. " lIe arrove heah to address its on ide snbjick of ' Do Joys of Poverty,' an' has been Irakin' moy cabin his hotie. At holre hie aiui known as ' Do great Sotlhern orator.' Froml what ey li seen of himn heahl I ant satislied dot tie has do biggest appetite of any nlanl I eoer saw. IIc coiers rec...