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ARTIFICIAL ALBUMEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
ARTIFICIAL ALBUMEN. The Vienna correspondent of the "Chronicle" saw Dr. Lilienfeld. the in ventor of artificial or synthetic albu men, a few weeks ago, and he gave him more interesting information regarding his great scientific feat. Dr. Lilienfeld is a young man, being only twenty-nine years of age. He is an Austrian Pole, but took his degree at Berlin University, where he worked at the Physiological Institute, under Pro fessor Du Bois Reymond, the renowned German physiologist, four years ago. Then Dr. Lilienfeld was already en gaged with his synthesis, and obtaining some good results. He showed me Dr. Reymond's testimonial on the subject. in which the learned professor says: "Lilienfeld has sensibly approached the synthesis of albumen. He has undoubt edly broken a path to a new epoch in physiological chemistry, and secured an everlasting name in that science." But at that time the method of his syn thesis was tedious, and the production of albumen was practicable only with difficu...
COREA AND CHRISTIANITY. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
COREA AND CHRISTIANITY. A letter from the Rev. Andrew Andrew Adamson, the missionary main tained in Corea by the Presbyterian Fellowship Union of Victoria, which has been received by the last mail by Mr William Wiehart, vice-president of the Union, contains some interesting parti culars relative to affairs political in that country. Mr Adamson writes: "A new Prefect has just arrived from Fusan, and that he is favorably disposed towards Christianity and missionaries will be seen from the following. Dr Underwood, in a letter introducing him to me, says: 'At his request I am giving the new Kamul (Prefect) of Fusan a letter of introduction. IHe states that he desires to be on friendly 'and intimate terms with you, and to be at liberty to consult you at times concerning affairs in Iusan. He says that he knows Chris tianity is good, but that some people profess it for the sake of doing wrong. and would like your help in discrimina ting between the true and false.' " "Exceedingly happy rel...
LOCAL MARKETS. Warragul. SKEWS & PATTERSON [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
LOCAL MIARKETS. Warragul. SKEWS & PATTERSON Skews and Patterson report:-We had a good yarding of various sorts of stock, mostly of nice quality, and which met with ready sale. Out of 105 cLttle yarded, only 5 went out unsold. Pigs.-Suckers, 12s, 12s 9d, 14s, to 14s G6(; 2 pure Berkshire do., at 3,0s; slips, 15s; small porkers, 18s 9d to 2's; l:]rge do., 27s Gd, 31s to &lt;&lt;2 5s. 56 yarded. Sheep and Lambs.-295 yarded, which all sold but 20. Fat cross-bred sheep, 10s 9d to 12s Gd; do. comebacks, to 18s 6d; merino ewes (shorn),- to 8s Gd; cross-bred -ewes and lambs, at 10s Gd : lambs, this season's, 7s 4d to 7s 8d. Cattle.-105 yarded, and all sold but 5. Fat cattle. North Gippsland bullocks, to £9; do. cows, to £6G 12s Gd; Mr. J. R. Dodds' cows, at £G 2s Gd; JIr. T. B. Campbell's cows, at £4 17s Gd; " Aviswood estate," 1 cow, £5 10s; I. Skipper, 1 cow, £4 2s Gd; forward conditioned cows, to £3 10s; springers, to £5 7s Gd; milkers, to £7 10s for an exceptiona...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIB3ES. Our first quarter having just ended, we shall be pleased to receive subscriptions due, either by postal note or stamps. Public NTotices. M'Clure, Valantine, & Co., Wine & Fruit Salesmen, 53 & 55 QUEEN STREET & TAVISTOCK I'LACE, MELBOURNE. FRUIT SALES. Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday throughout the Season. A LARGE STOCK OF FRUIT CASES, CRATES, & BERRY BASKETS On hand, and Supplied at Lowest Rates. Address Labels and Advice Notes sup plied on application. -: ACCOUNT SALES PROMPTLY RENDERED. Publi INTotiees. THEI Melbourne Chilled Butter and . Produce Co. Prop., Ltd. 460 .?D 462 FLINDERS LANE, S MELBOURNE. Crxeain Crearnk ! T HE above Company are purchasers of Separator Cream at their City Fac tory, or at Buln Buln or Bear Creek, in any quantities, Cheques Weekly. All Dairy Requisites kept in Stock and Sold at Lowest Rates. Cream Cans, Separator Duplicates, Pre servatives, Milk Cans. Letters Promptly Answered. J...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE NEW ECONOMICS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
CORRESPONDENCE. THE NEW ECONOMICS. TO THE EDITOR As one of your numerous readers, I was much pleased to notice in your issue of the 4th inst. some remnarks anent the " Labor Exchange " system of carrying on trade and commerce, by means of receipts instead of money. I have already given some little attention to the subject, and find that it is one worthy of the most earnest consideration, affecting as it does in a very appreciable manner the welfare, not only of such as may ally them selves with tie movement, but also all other mnlembers of a community in which the " deposit banks " or exchange markets operate. In fact, although I at first began to study the matter without any other thought than that it was one of the many futile attempts of labor to cope with some of the intrinsic evils con nected with our human lot-and which I had ahlays regarded us inevitable and irremediable, and notablly amongst these evils the fact that tile producer and worker have always been preyed upon by m...
HENRY HANSEN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
HENRY HANSEN. Henry Hansen reports having held his usual fortnightly market at War ragul on the 13th inst., when the fol lowing prices were realised:-Pigs: Porkers, 22s to 35s; slips, 14s 9d; suckers, 13s Gd. Sheep: Lambs, Gs; ewes and lambs, to 13s. Cattle: Milch cows, £2 is to £6 10s; springers, £3 5s to £3 16s; young heifers, 25s to 3Ss; yearlings, 12s; bulls, 35s. Horses : Hacks, £4 to £13 10s. H-enry Hansen reports having held his usual fortnightly market at Buln Buln on the 15th inst. Quotations: Cattle: Milch cows, £2 15s to £4 7s; dry cows, to £2 3s; yearling heifers, to 27s ; calves, 10s. Henry Hansen reports having held his usual weekly market at Drouin on the 18th inst. Quotations :-Pigs: Slips, 18s. Cattle: Cows, £2 14s to £8 6s; springers, £3 16s to £4 10s; yearlings, 15s to 25s; 8-year-old bullocks, £3 19s; heifers, 32s 6( .to 38s. Henry Hansen reports having held a market at Yarragon on the 19th inst. Quotations: Cows, £2 to £2 16s.
PARKES & ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
PARKiES & ROUND. Messrs Parkes and Round, agents, Warragul, Drouin, and Neerim South, report having held their weekly sale of produce, vegetables, etc., at their mart, Warragul, on Thursday last. Prices were as follows :--Rhubarb, Id to 2d per bunch; lettuce, id; celery, id; tomato plants, 9d bundle; green onions, id; cabbages Id to 2d each; turnips, id; carrots, id: goose eggs, is Gd doz; hen eggs, 8( doz; straw berries, 8d to 9d per lb; grTeen goose berries, 1d to 2d per lb; butter, 7d to 8d per lb; green peas, 1d to 2d per lb; new potatoes, 7 lbs for is id; cauliflower plants, 3d a bundle (25 each); cabbage plants, 4d a bundle (50 each); cauliflowers, 2d each; lemons, 10d per doz; oranges, 7d a doz; bananas, 4d per doz; seed pota toes, 7s, 8s. and 9s per bag ; furniture at market rates. We also report having held our first cattle and produce side, in our yards, at the rear of lieverdige's hotel, Drouin, on Tuesday last. This market will be held every Tuesday in future.
BALLARAT REVISITED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
BALLARAT REVISITED. Fair city, lovelier grace than thieae, Neath Austral skies who can divine Or hail more glorious birth; Deck'd with a noble coronet. And gemmed with beauty richly set, Majestic in thy worth. Brave records of a patriot race, From times remote thine archives trace, Giants of Titan mould Herculean tasks of might displayed, Turning the forest to a glade, Like alchemists, to gold. Their genius, cunning, and device Where offered whole in sacrifice, Both strength of heart and mind, That generations unborn yet tMight, from their past, example get, To lesson still mankind. Here crowded mart and calm retreat Harmonious blend-the busy street The moving throng invites. While flora, clad in colors rare, With perfume fills the laden air. And charms with her delights. Breaks on our souls a classic pride, As statued forms on every side, Gaze mutely-looking down, Though Sphinx-like, silent: memory speaks Of ancient faith, and honor seeks, And glory and renown. Visions of holy them...
BISHOP STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
BISHOP STORIES. A Bishop said the other day, "The two things of which I am most tired. are 'The Church's One Foundation' and' cold chicken. The hymn seems always to be chosen wherever I go, and kind hostesses with quite extraordinary unanimity provide cold chicken for luncheon." There was once a prelate who always liked to have the same dish. I ishop Baring would write to a country vicar. "I)on't prepare anything extra for me: cold beef will do." He used to carry his own bag, annl was sometimes called "Charles Baring Cold Beef Car pet Bag." The late Bishop Thorold held a confirmation on a Friday in a parish where the vicar only gave him a fast-day fare. On expressing a hope to the Bishop that he could do without meat he said, "I see a tapioca pudding; that is what I like best for lunchcon."
POSTAL INFORMATION. Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
POSTAL INFORMATION. -I --. __- Rates of Postage. VICTORIAN. Letters-Every ounce or under 0 0 2 Letters marked "Urgent" (ivhich will be delivered in the same manner as a telegram -would be, if there is either letter or telegraph messenger at the place to which they are ad dressed), in addition to postage 0 0 6 Newspapers, each ... ... 0 0 0 . Post Cards, each ... 0 0 1 Packets-Commercial and print ed papers, up to 41b., for every 2oz. or under ... ... 0 0 1 Packets-Patterns and samples, &c., up to 11b., for every 2oz. or under ... ... ... 0 0 1 Books, up to 51b, for every 4oz. or under ... ... ... 0 0 1 Parcels, 21b. or under ... 0 0 9 Each extra lb. or under ... 0 0 3
ALL THINGS BEAUTIFUL. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
ALL THINGS BEAUTIFUL. All things bright and beautiful, All creaturee great and .msa~. All things wiso and wondorful The Lord God made thema al. Each little flower that opeas, Each little bi:rd that sings, no made their glowing olors He made their tiny wings. The purple-headed mountain. The river running by. The morning, and the sunset. That lightoth up the sky. The tall trees in the greenwosd. The pleasant summer sun, The ripo fruits in the gardes- He made them, eyery one. ie gave us eyes to gee them, And lipse that we might taIl How great is God Almighty, Who hath madeo ill things well. .-0. P. Alre.gadr.
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
SHEEE AOND THEE There are few mnore genial and cour teous men in public life than the present •speaker. But even he can lose his tem per sometimes. Witness the recent little altercation between him and the Mayor of Melbourne. Both parties have been subjected to a considerable amount of chaff since the occiurrence, but on the "Masonic" head it hath fallen more like the "gentle dew" than it has upon him who "wears the keys of Melbourne at his belt." In fact our worthy chief magis irate has a touch of autocracy about bim. Like the thistle of his native heath it is a case of "nemo me impune lacessit." Rie likes his own way, and when thwarted is apt to chafe. It Is a pity, however, that these little chafes and tempers of public men cannot be held in check a little better than they are. "Birds in their little nests agree," except in the case of an Intrusive cuckoo. Even dogs can keep quiet when there is serious business on hand, unless a fox terrier happens to be among the crowd. The peac...
THE PHONOGRAPH. HOW IT WAS DISCOVERED. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
THE PHONOGRAPH. HOW IT WAS DISCOVERED. Scientific men themselves, like Saul, 'who, when out searching for his father's asses and found something yet more precious, have failed - for the time, at all events - in finding what they Niought, and by lucky accident have :alighted on something quite as valuable as that which they sought. The wonderful instrument the phono graph was really discovered by acci dent, Edison being then engaged in per fecting the telephone. He found a greater reward than he sought - the reward of application and skill. This is how it was, as told by one of the as sistants then with him: "Many years ago now, when Edison was still at Minlo Park, and working night and day for fame, he devoted months to perfecting the telephone, and undoubtedly did more than any other inventor to make it practical by intro ducing the carbon plate into the trans mitter. While experimenting on dia 'phragms for the telephone, Edison had constructed a number of small sheep skin drumhead...
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 25 October 1898
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM. Letters - Every half-ounce or under ... ... ... 0 2A Post Cards ... ... ... O0 1 Newspapers, 4oz. or under ... 0 1 Each additional 2oz. or under 0 0 . Coxnniercial and printed pa pers, about the same rate as in Victoria: but see " Postal Guide." Parccls-Each 211. or under ... 0 1 6 Each additional lb. or under, up to Illb ... ... 0 0 9