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THE LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
THE LADIES' COLUMN. The introduction of the baeque makes it easy to freshen up an old silk dress that has been laid aside. We saw such aone-a black silk, which was trimmed with a grass-green velvet, so that it looked every bit as good as new. The sleeves, bsequ and lapels were of the velvet, finished with a row of narrow jet gimp. Throe bias bands of the velvet were on the skirt, and the effeot was very stylish and becoming. It is not safe to make a black silk over with another shade of black, either in satin or velvet. There is no contrast, and the effect is not pleasing. Among the materials for winter dresses there is a sail sloth which is very nobby. It is so wide that two breadths make a skirt. There are also the horse blanket goods, a light thick woollen fabric with soft surface, and a large brcezy patterr. There are just a few women who can we r these large designs, but on them they a eo very fetching. A pink horse-blanket gown with a black horseshoe, through which a four-leav...
FROM THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
FROM THE GAZETTE, Aptplications for Licences Approved : 102a, 31. J. lRyan, Allambee East; 1 U, . Burghardt, Neerim ; :Oa, T. Blhford, NEeritu East. Lease l eclared Void: 8-140a, E. A. Gottcer, Neerim East. APPlications for Leases Approved : d3a 2r l(ip., I;. Ilampton, M1oe; 19a 39r .U!p., Agnes Tullo, Mloe; llla ir 13p. atnd 77a lr 4p., D. . Porter. Allasibe East.
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY. LOCAL EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY. LOCAL EVENTS. -0 The public should remember that the bazaar and produce sale in aid of the Buln Buln and Warragul Agri cultural Society commences on Thurs lay next in the Public-hall, and will, cultinle over Friday and Saturday. 31r. Aflleck is still busily occupied in forwarding details, the ladies are Supplementinlg his efforts in an encouraging degree, und it is h6ped that the affair will prove a financial success. A, race meeting will be held at lhraudv Creek, and it is expected that the programme will prove of more than usual interest, full particulars of which -are given in our advertising columns. The sports at Bloomfield promise tobe of au attractive character,- and Oe understand a g'ood number., of entries have been received. Athletic sports will also be held at Trafalgar, and a, bazaar opened in- the eveninig in aid of the -Mechanics' Institute. lices at floe.
SHOCKING DEATH. KILLED BY A FALLING BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
SHOCKING DEATH KILLED y A , G hllA.s:C A magisterial inquiry was ld ? the Commercial lHoel DI' , Mr. P. J. Smith, J.1'., Oa inrinl, touching the death of ia Sha 0 r farmer, named Charles Geo rge ii was killed on the previous eowl , a fallinling mb albout two miv,,t o from Darnum. Harriet Wilson having given cyl. once of identification, Charles Jacob, laborer, Shadycg(a said : I came into Darnua itl tl' deceased yesterday afternoon i,, a a belonging to hinm. We had ?ar things to deliver at the railway s at and started homl betweiet four aid five o'clock. )cccased wcas d4in and sitting cn the near side ao i, dray with his back to the guard ir I was sitting on the other sie ght opposite him. We had gone a,, two miles in the direction of S.let Cle:k, when a violent storm caaein I stroped down in the dray at covered my head with my coat and lat and remained in that positioa f about three minutes, when llearc, noise as if a great blow was strott I uncovered imy head and found d. deceased ...
CROSSOVER DIGGINGS. FLOATING A COMPANY. RUSH TO NEW GROUND. CAMP MEETING LECTURE. MONDAY MORNING. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
CROSSOVER DIGGINGS. I FLOATING A .COMPANY. S -o0- r RUSH TO NEW GROUND. CAMP MEETING LECTURE. r (Fanor out COIRRESPONiDENT.) MONDAY Monsio. "Sacra fames anri," as Virgil saitlh i. "Cursed hunger for -gold." --I-knew a digger once who maintained that in the other (and better) world we should be en ,f gaged in the same pursuits as engross our Is attention here. If his views turn out to y be correct, what a lot of gold diggers there ws will be (to use a l'arliainentary term) " in y another place," for, to read the mining is reports of the Victorian Press, half of the t, population of Victoria are in Gippsland ,f in quest orgold. Gohl-digger, by the way, 1e will be a misnomer in the Neiv Jeorsalem. ,f We shall have no diggihg to do there:;' all y that will be necessary will be to take a 0o cart round and rake the metal in, for we ae tre told in an ancient book " the street of d the city is pure gold." That, at least, is f my belief, shat e l probably by many ir others. Here around us th...
DEATH OF MR. R. L. SCOTT. FORMERLY OF WARRAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
DEATH OF MR. R. L. SCOTT. FORMERLY OF WAIIIAt 'L. o- News was received in Warragul y?_E terday of the death of Mr. liobert Lil hco Scott, who was formerly lice?se? of the Royal Hotel, and was will. known throughout the district. The deceased was an old colonist of some forty-five. years standing, and " seventy years of ago. In his youaOt days he was master of an intercoloial trading boat, and on giving up the s, entered into pastoral pursuit:, l e spent some years in the Westertn Iis trict inadaging one of the Cbiroside properties, and was also at one tiie similarly engaged in South .Austrnli. At'another stage of his career lie hept an -hotel at Ararat, and eventually wended his way to Gippslaud, i'ad for a number of years resided in W\\arra?ul. D)uring his sojourn here he m;ade him self exceedingly popular, and 'st esteemed as a straightforward honor able man. About live years ago le removed to Frankston, where hoo took over an hotel, and subsequently decided to change his habitat ...
P. S. CRICKET CLUB. BALL AND SOCIAL. A PRONOUNCED SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
P. S. CRICKET CLUB. BALL AND SOCIAL. -o A PRONOUNCED U'CCESS. A very enjoyable gathering tia place in the Public-hall on Friday evening last, when about 60 pernas of both sexes assembled to take pa in what proved to be a thoroughlr enjoyable evening's amuseniet, ec.o sisting of dancing, interspersed rith singing.: The hall, due to the alsk hands of Messrs. D. E. Small, lahwdI, Cook, Powell, )avey, Logan, Ilifk, Duggan and others, was proflinlr decorated for the occasion, and Iorld 'cosy and romantic-the ferns, fld and Chinese lanterns being nicely placed. Dancing conmmenced about 0 p.m., with Messrs. Davey and Whilt as musicians, and 1Mr. G(eo. Cook a M.C. At 12 o'clock 1Mr. Tregurtl, president of the club, in a neat speeCh, spoke of the harmony that hod alhas prevailed since the club's inception, and thought the present a fitting wind-up, and hoped it would be the first of many such. )Mr. Hlillard, vice. president, endorsed the presideat's remarks, and wished tLe:n all an enjoyable...
AUNT MAB'S PLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
9 AUNT MAB'S PLAN., h ' d "Aunt Mab," cried Ethel Proctor. starting up from a reclining position and t closing the book in which she had been absorbed, " I wish I could do some good e in the world." e " That is a very commendable desire, o my dear," replied Mrs Raynor, with a Is smile, " but what has put it into your g head all at once ? Dii you find it in the e pages of that book ?" S "Yes; I have been reading about a e young woman who went out as a mis e sionary, and accomplished much good. It is quite touching to read of the hard ? ships she had to endure, and-" " Why, Ethel, you aren't thinking of t being a missionary, I hope 7" " Oh, no ! I am not brave- enough n for that. It would require a groat deal t more courage than I have." , Did the heroine of your story leave her home and friends to go on her mis e sion. If so, she was brave indeed." d " Well, not exactly," said Ethel, a t little reluctantly. " You see she was an is orphan, and her uncle-who was a . clergyman-and his w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
ESTEI782ý' PH E N IX FIRE OFFICE. ONE OF THE OLDEST & WEALTHIEST FIRE OFFICES IN THE WORLD. Agents wanted in Towns where' the Phoenix Company is not yet represented. VICTORIAN BRANCH: 60 MARKET ST., MELBOURNE. JOHN MARTIN, Manager. IMPORTANT to USEBS of STEAM POWER, For supplying your boilors, it is not wise t'. trust imp.lcitly to the feeood pump, which being a piece of mechanism with moving parts, is li, ble to get out of order at any momen'. Every user of steam power shcsnud have an injector fitted to his bailer, tius rende:ing him mlopendont of the feed pump should anything happen to that machine. The Penaborthy Injector is absolutely reliable, the most simple in construction, the easiest fitted, the most powerful, and the eoespect in the market. No boiler should be without one. IThe~ ouj?ctoro a:o made in all sioes, to supply from fitry.fiveo gallons to two thousand eight hundred galans per hoar. Write fir iluostated price lits to Joue DAnaKS & Son LIxltsD, Agen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
N. WIMBLE, (Late Secretary for Lands and Begistrar of Land Tax), Valuer, Land, Estate, Financial and Selectors' Agent, 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE, Grown Tenants' and Appellants' Business Promptly Attended to, Trust Moneys TO LENDJn large and small sums from £100 to £20,000 on -Broad Acre ftomt pr aspt, Qonmspouence Iintod,. To Cu?n A DenR SKIN.-Wash the skin in warm water, and remove all fleshy matter fromthe inner surface,then clean the wool with soft-soap and wash clean. When the skin is perfectly clean from all fatty and oily matter, apply the following mix ture to the flesh side Common salt and ground alum a quarter of a pound each, and half an ounce of borax. Dissolve the whole in one quart of hot water sufficiently cool to bear the hands; add rye-meal to make it into a thick paste, which spread on the flesh side of the skin. Fold it lengthwise, the skin being quite moist, and let it remain for two weeks in an airy and shady place; then remove the paste from the surface, was...
SACCHARINE. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
SAccuABnur ,-Saccharine is a white crystalline powder, very like finely. powdered sugar, which possesses three hundred times the sweetening power of cone-sugar. It is not a food like eugar. but a simple sweetening condiment, which passes through the human system un changed, and without, as far as has yet been ascertained, producing any sensations except that of sweetness to the palate, and without evil consequences of any descrip tion, even when given in daily doses which are equivalent in sweetening power to three pounds of cane-sugar. At present it is somewhat expensive; but it wiill no doubt soon become cheap and plentiful if a large demand arises for it. The scientific name .f this curious substance is benzoylaul phonimide; and, in addition to its fldvour ing quailities, antiseptic properties are claimed for it, so that it has no chemical affinities to the sugars or carbohydrates. and cannot be broken up by the organisms which produce fermentation. It may also become a valuable ...
LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
LABOUR. Labor does not make the whole of life, and there are some things the value and beauty of which would be diminished and even spoilel by the very presence of dif ficulty. All friendship and love are of this character. Their spontanity is their chief element, without which they are well-nigh worthless if they are not delightful they are nothing. The mother who regards her labors for her childran as a toilsome burden knows but little of true maternal sffection. The man who flnds his relations with his friend diffloult and onerous has never tasted the sweets of true friendship. Kind and benevolent actions would lose all their grace and charm if they were seen to be painful and difficult tasks. The physical functions are no longer perfect when they can be carried on only with difficulty. The air, the water, the sunshine, the green fields, the high hills, all give the impression of power with repose. Were they to show strain and struggle, their beauty and their charm would be gne.<...
GRAVE AND GAY. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
GRAVE ' AND GAY. Hotel prcprietor-" We don't allow any gam.s of chance here." Gambler-" This isn't a game of chance. My friend here has no chance." "Ah, yes," sighed a Chicago lady, "John has been a good husband to me !" "I thought you separated years ago?" "We did; but he is always so prompt with the alimony." Little Paul is greedy, and his mother scolds him. "Don't you see how naughty it is to be greedy P Now say, 'lt is very wrong to be greedy.' . " Oh, yes, mamma. 'It is very wrong to be greedy '-but then it is so nice !" After a consultation, a lawyer and his client emerged from the office of the former. "Do you always look your office when you go out P" asked the client. "Yes, of course," answered the lawyer. "I don't want any rascal to get into my office before I return." Mrs Bullion, to the principal of the school attended by her daughter-" Dear Madam-My daughter Olarnce informs me that last year she was obliged to study vulgar, fractions. Please do not let this happen again...
IRISH HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
IRISH HUMOUR. Pat is able to speak for himself under all circumstances. A lawyer once said to a witness: ' You're a nice fellow, aren't you P" "I am, sir, was the reply, "and if I was not on my oath I'd say the same of you." A judge who was a very old and shrunten lil le man, was trying a ease, when another very old man, a peasant scarcely able to walk, came into court to give evidence. Instead of going to the witnes, box, he went toward the passage leading to the bench. One of the counsel called out to him .Come back, sir; where are you going ? Do you think you are a judge P " Indeed, sir," said the old man, I oking up to the judge, " I believe I'm fit for little else." A barrister named Bushe, was making a speech for the defence, when an ass began to bray loudly outside the court. " WYait a moment," said the other counsel; " one at a time, Mr. Buahe, if you please." The barrister waited for a chance to retort, and it came presently. When 0 Grady was charging the jury, the ass agai...
FARM AND GARDEN. QUALITY IN STRAWBERRY BEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
FARM AND GARDEN. QUALITY IN STLAWBIRRY BEDS. In planting a strawberry, large or small, it is well to give careful consideration to the fact that an amount of work neces sary to its care will be just as great on poor soil as on rich; just as great, or even greater, if the plants set out are inferior as though of the best stock. But the yield will be widely different under these vary ing conditions, hence it is the poorest kind of policy to plant on poor soil, or to use inferior plants. There are two kinds of plants that are extensively used, which are really unfit to be placed in a straw barry bed. There is no doubt that the use of these annually reduces the crop con siderably. When an old bed has outlived its use fulness there are thousands of apparently good plants to be ploughed under. Some persons cannot bear to see these go to waste. So they either use them for start ing new beds, offar them for sale, or give them to their neighbours and friends. Whoever tries to save something ...
A MATTER OF HABIT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
A MATTER OF HABIT, It will surprise many persons to learn that being pleasant is merely a matter of habit. It must be cultivated like every other good habit. It has its root in an unselfish desire for the happiness of others, not excluding one's own family. It will require a great effort at first to check the hasty word, to forego the profitless argument, to withhold the impertinent criticism, to spoak the truth in love, but it is an effort that is well repaid by the results. Rudeness is never justifiable. It is sometimes necessary to reprove, to warn, to remonstrate, even to speak gravely and plainly of faults that should be corre3ted; but all this can be done without encroaching in any way upon the courtesy that is due from one human being to another. Well-bred persons are never rude; the chivalrous man, the refined woman hesi tate to hurt the feelings of any one with whom they are brought in o,ntact. They treat them with the respect which they exact for themselves. There is no su...
SHARPENING A CAST-IRON PLOUGH POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
SHAR.PENING A CAST-IRON PLOUGH POINT. Many farmers are not aware that when a cast-iron plough has become very dull, or even thrown aside as worthless, its use fulness can be prolonged, for the ploughing of one or two more acres in common soil. Remove the point from the plough, and if there is no stone as large as a man's head, drive an iron wedge partly into a log, or poet, or even use an axe, or other piece of iron, the object being to obtain a solid surface to strike against. Take the point, bottom up, in the left hand, resting it upon the stone, or iron near the point, then with a hammer strike a quick, angling, downward blow, just chipping off the point. These blows will not break the iron at right angles, but chip it off, some times in pieces the size of a shilling. Extend this chipping process all along the cutting surface underneath the mould board. Practise on an old point, as it requires considerable skill to properly strike even suoh an inanimate thing as a plough point. C...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
TELEGRIAMS. Victoria.-To or from any station, six words or inder, Gd.; each additional word Id. Name and addresi'of seiider and receiver is not charged. N.S.Wales.-Ten words, is. ;additional word, 2d. S. Australia and Tasinialnia;Ten words es.; additional word 2d. Queensland and. Western Australia. Ten words, os,; each additional word, 3d. New Zealand.-Ten words, 3s 6d.; each additional word, 3di. :The address and signature of messages to New Zealand are charged for. United Kingdom, 4s 10d. per word.
The Strange Adventure of Dorothy Gerard. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
The Strange Adventure of Dorothy Gerard. By the Author of "Mrs. Carew's Secret." CHAPTER I. The story that I have to te'l you is so strange, that for some time I have hesitated tr witrits But my husband tells me that it cannot fail to b: of interest because of its improbability, and so I have decided to eae, as well as I am able, the mysterious sdrenture that befell me a ftw years ago When papa died, and left me without a pennt piece in the world, Auat Salinea, my sle asuriving relative, at once said that I nest earn my living as a governess. She told me that she had long foreseen the day when I should be compe??ed to work for my brea, and that if pco: papa had been more csredi of my interets, I should have had a large fortune, instead ef becoming a miserable pauper. I dil lked my Aunt Selinas Sh ws very rich herself, and so thoroughly selfish and heartless that my life with Ler must have been most miserable. o, bknowing this, I was quite willing to go out into the world and fight m...
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL FOR [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 22 May 1894
MAILS CLOSE AT WARRAGUL .FOR . . Melbourne, twice daily, at 10.15 a.m. and 7 p.m.; travelling post, 11.10 a.m. and 7.50 p.m. Sale and Bairnsdale, twice daily, 10.15 a.um. and 7 p.m.; travelling post, 10.55 a.m. and 7.50 p.m. Neerim, Neerirm South and Rokeby, daily, 12 noon. Lardner-Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri. days, 11.15 a.m.