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Our Melbourne Letter. MELBOURNE, February 4th. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
iOur Ielblralrie- Letter. - -+----- MfELuooUn Es February 4th. What are we to do with our "'City Fatthrs?" is'na qjietion that bec?;mes oior dilillutt to answer overy day. We cannot send theln to a lunatic asyluil, for no one wohl ply'tho expense of their meainten anco. We cannot shlt thIni llp in prison, for they will not eLiln?zzle the pnblic fulnds -they only wasto them, or sqanlder themo Ilpn idiotic projects. We cannot excltldoi thetn from the council so long as the world provides fools to elect thein to office. It rually seems that we shall have to put oip with them. jist as we Iais. to 'bear with otheor nnisances. Yesterday, at the lsual neeting, Alder man lBenj~tlin omplahcentl•y innloncdll that the fhnrnce cnmniittee had signed al cheqnu for £85,000, being" Ihlle irt instal Ieont of the prlhliae loney of tle? IP,,lice Colrt Site. HIl sense of smill Iight have reminded hmll that a soall portion of this snll, spopnt ill strot cleallnsing, wlld do mnuch to lesse tilo sickness ...
THE DISTRICT. Yinnar. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
THE DISTRICT. llntr.I'. By oun TRAVELLING REPORTEIR. The township of Yinnar is still mnaking rapid strides in tie path of progress, and is now becoming well-known as ia town slip whose future prosperity is beyond doubt, as indeed what place is not which possesses a splendid district as regards first-class soil tip-top timbnlr and decidedly go-ahead inhabitants. They have nowt a iretty little church, which was last Silnday formally opened by the Venerable Archdeacon Langley, a tlechanics' Institute -which would do credit to any. place, and nmnerous other improvements which hIave take place of late all go to prove its rapid advancement. As regards the noie chitrch I am- given to understand that the lid ies of Yinnar are now hard at work s making elaborate preparations for the holding ot at tieameeting in aid of the building founl. This is to take place on Fridary next tihe 14th inst, anl its it tihe first tilru the good folks of Yinnar harl hall a chance to meet in the new hall for su...
Boolara. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
gooltrn. (nD oun TR.AiVLL.IO ItEPr?r.,R). The sanitary condition of a town should certninly be the first thought of those whoi . have to live in it, I;bt I ntl hound to.say the fault not so often lies with the in habitants themselves as those holding the reigns of eieal government. Councils as a rule are singularly devoid of interest for any place a distance from the Shire IhIll. Here is an instance. In a little town like Boolara (where, by thn way, Health OTficers'i visits are like Angels, few and farn between), a stagnanlt pool is allowed to: remain unattended to, and the inhabitants are compelled to "breathe contagion to the worldl" os ILimlet puts it. Directly behind Clarkoe's Hll, a plhce of pubille amnusments, this dirty pond is allowed to remain. What wonder that Mr. Biles has hlal the misfortune to 'bire to send his daughter to Melbourne, snufering front typlhol in its most ,mnlignant forl.L Eitlher the council as n irloe, or its oflicers are to ilame for snch a state of thi...
BOOLARRA. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
B1OOLAtItA. At lTlarrn :requests were made for the crection .of a crane.; also 'that the metal, :leading from station to north side of line he blinded; that a turn-tile he pit in,.a hand. rail erected on the side of a drain, and a. footpath on the southll side. dMr. Speight said he would grant all the smaller requests, and that for the orrane would receive due consideration.
A Trip to the Roolarra Coal Mines. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
A Trip to the BoolarraCoal Nllnes. (BY oua Tn?.VEr.Iz1to ":REPTEIa.) 'Perhaps no township in South Gipps 4and gives greater promise of rapid advancement than Boolarra. The governmenit have now evidently recog nised the signal importance attaching to the vast carbonaceous area in South Gippsland. In a fcw weeks it will be *defiqitely known whether brown coal is or is not to play ani important 'part: in -the future of Victoria. Everything at siresent seems to point to an affirmative -reply to this query, and in that ease Boolarra will soon hIave to hew down her forest erironlient to prepare for the .manch of civilization consequent upon her valuable mines being in full working :order. I had not this trip time to spare to see all the mines, but will next week ?again visit the locality and report .on others. What I did see somuwhat -surprised me. I was driven, to -the lMirbon Brown Coal Proprietary Co., 'somen 2k iles front loolarra managed ,by Mr.'W. S. Ward. As is usual the -roads ore...
AT YINNAR. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
XT YINSSAT. At.Yinnar a dcptatlion asked for a new station, as the preenlt b:ildings, consequent upon the rapid growth of. populatlion and commerce, were lnadequate, ,Mr. Speight said although heceuld not comply with their request inmmediately he would give itoveryc.ttenttuon shortly. Ituluests for n shelter for the pigs, and the erection of a cooling shled were granted. In "reply to questiolls anllet a suitable butter truck, the cnmmissiouur .promised to do whl.t he could for them.
Morwell Dairymen's Association. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
ilorw ell I iiryten'Si Association. ToUESDLit, I'E rnilu s -kira. ANNUAL MLETING. Thre nnunl : meeting of the -ahonr :asstciatioin wii'as bhld on Tuesday after :n.Ioo last at irlolrdoch's Ilntel,. the president (Mr. S. 'ary) occunpying the chair. Tl'here were also present:"t-Messr. * Shaw. )Unabnr, NIadlenitnisch. Marshall, iiVnttrick. Illding, Maxwell and F. Hlowlett lion. secretary. The object of the ileeting was to take into eCOnsideration the altisnability of *contiininig or winding up the association. The secretary spoke strongly of con :tinuing. pointing out in an able manner ithe decided advantage to be gained by. 'the unity in pressing their claims as a 'body pursuing a certain industry. As -an exaniplo ihe instanced the visit of the " comlnissioners, and asked those present what chance.the individual would have in :asking: for a truc:k covering as compared with a prnperly organised body. Further discussion eventuated in M[essrs. Marshall and WuttriLk moving that tie associa...
SHORT-HANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
'S110 1'(`·llI IinED. Mr. T.:Ihuoh draw ait .tenot' to the 'fact that there woere a..t. ill his optiiatot, a tutu Oiettt Intntl0'r of Intrtee eltlduytl at thU stftiOOt. In hitl. uontDeru itot, to watt for blo geowtd. the Iattrlel etot bu sy' shuittitti,. He had ueIrt se0 thi s t attti-trnastot atiitg at Iorter it etnurgento. M~r. $'richt tab) 'hit twmllsll cllllllire into, thith mnattr. anti if more nO+istattu woa r.. 1anisitu it shta II l grtatued. At seeral Olatus tiht pIrtoo ha.lot t tUIoot I to th, their dutiunit. stte plav, toight bet.1 teuwosod.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Laidlaw & G:aham. Laidlaw and Graham, (Late Marriage, Lawrenson & Laidlaw.) CATTLE SALESMEN, STOCK, ESTATE, FINANCIAL. AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS VALUATORS, Ac. OPFFICES: TRARALGON AND 310RWELL. Government Land Anctiunccr : J. D. LAIDLAW. Sworn Valuator ...... J. GRAHAM. .MORWELL, 3MONDAY FEBRUARY 10 T AIDLAW AN U G RAHIIAM will sell at L4 their yards 31 21.yr-old steers 10 Store cows - 28 1)-yr-old, mixed sears 30 Good Yearling from Mirboo 20 Pigs weaners and slips. Gee. A. Earle. G. A. EARLE Auction eer, Cattle Salesmllan, Stock, Estate, Financial unid General Counnllssion Agent. Commercial Road, SMOBWVELL. Cattle Sales .held at ,lorwell yards every Fortnight. CLEARING SALES CONDUCTED. Money to Lend FROM £200 up to £2000 CHARGES MODERATE. • '3ORWELL, MONDAY, FEB. 10. (G A. EARLE will sell at McLean's yards " as above 15 2-yr-old steers 10 Cows 30 Poddles 12 Heifers, 2-to.3.yrs. 6 Good horses Public Notice. W. Hamilton & Co. STOCK, ST.TION, AND COLM MISSI...
SUNDAY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
SUNDAY SEILVCES. CTUCIIRH OP ENO hLAtNDDIn1r rerIrrd1l b hell on SIUlay cu fol lln:-Mreru ll, II ¢lu. and 7 p.m. Latrob.e,2.3O per. Mr. Prrnarh. PSIOOSDYTEJUIAN C1IUIICIt.-Dilrvne rvlrc will br held fn Sunday, no follotes:-1Ilnerwr.I. 11r. ; Nortrh IIorelrrd 3 p.m.; Mornell, 7 p,.n.; Iter. It. ]urrmy. WESLKiYANIOIUItCIL-tDirine serro [till r held nlext surlday on ollexn:-MUoracll, 11 4.11. Mr. Kirldr; Yinnnr.- I Dr.m.; lllelh, 2.30. pm. 3Iorrvrll. 7 psm. Mr. Srillt. SALVATION AlI'tY.--Every Pridary, open sir
TIMBER PLATFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
TIMIAlit PLATFORM. 31r. Win. T'ullouh asked for .increased platform accnmm eintien, antd another gate to be erected at the east end ?i facilitate trallie. M1r. Speight: Where is the platform and gate" requirnd ? Mr. TnllOch : Thme timlu:r platform near th r; te ro ; the .gate in thie fulice bceyonmd. WVhemn the old g.eI, sheds was hercewe had twice the acommulllmlation we have now. I atm ut to a clnllsiderable anmounlt of trluble l hadingtiz atnd ullltnding trtecke. There are a lr.t of mid sleepels at the station tnat wetld meet aill reqtiremleullts to erect a tenmporary platforlm from tmhe crune to the present Ibli.k for trutcks. IMr. SpeiAiht: Very well, that shall he dotle.
PIG TROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
PIG; TROUGOC. MIr. Vary then asked for a trough to be. placed in:the pig yard. Mr. Speight.: Where is the water for supplying a trough to come from l Mr. Hlowlett:: Covet the place with an iron roof, erect spouting. and lix a tank. Mr. Speight : Under those circumstances, the department will do it.
Agricaltural Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Agricultaral finssip. Tie remarkala.eheat ant dryness of the Atnitn -is causing heavrv Ina in thoou parts of tile colony where a fair a nlutne of mloistolre is cllstomaryr at this tile of thle year, and is a necessity to crops ipro tcedl in therm. In .ortlh Gippsinnd the lnize nOld hop crops are prietty nighi rine i espieeaily the flrmer, \whllile tle lotlto cnrops in olther districts are sufferilg neverely for want of itiotllre. IlBushlirces are conlmcncing to he prevalent, thnnigIh a?s Yet there lihas been no extensive contlal rations. Altogether theanteutln is reckonedl s thie hiottest ilnd diriest .txperienedl for tnaoy years plst. A graet deal of interest is hioin taken hy dairymen in the comipetition for thee prize of £30 offered by the Minilster of Agriceltlre for a cheap wnod dairy. Allott 200 slips conititingr specifilloin lare beets printeld anil iistrihuteil on alitlli clation. The conditions bnriety nitlted are the constrtetiln of a biilding ten feet qninre, which will r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Certainly the tIet ttedihcne known is Set?veee . SONS' EIUCALYPTI IEXTIACT. Teat Its emitvtiily eoreefU| effelcts . ietough. cold, I.ntluenta; the beller Is htlnteo e . In serious case. anid eccl delte'ot all khlld, be they wouled. blrl?, sceldeti b?h|eas, orepel,, ICt Is thle safest reledy-not awetlit'. uo Intlmmettlne. Like surprileig ellecet preiuced il croeepl diphthorIe brncehitis, itldtiutm-e tion of the hte , seellistt, &e.; ,Illteerhe, ityenttTy *iieees oi the idlleyps all trintry erget. lit tet *lh hospitals ntd mediettil ellnic all over the globe, lpeteetiecti by Ile Mileety the. Ilg of 'Italy: €reeted with nedal cccl dlploml at Ilnterlttlotlal lexhlbitotl. Amteertetm. Trlut In this eplpreved rrtile,lcdi rolejet ll otlher.--Adlvt. W'"? IltEIAIN"U DEaF7 If yol have failel to he clred elsewhere write or apply to the erlCl 15 C ollc i s Celhttrett I[eiheerne. Their nlu?c lecntllc, entlrelyeecceelel nued pInlea-, leeitro-ledtllentolt tre?ttment comtpletely etres Deaf. ...
THE RAILWAY. COMMISSIONERS. AT MORWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
THTE RAILWAY COMIMISSIONfRIs. --o--- AT 31ORWELL. The 'Commissioners, Mesars Spelght, Green. and .Ford, accompanied by Mesors. F. C. Mlsson, A. C. Gronm, Keys, M.'sL.A. ; Mr. R. II. Francis, traffic manager; Mr. Kinnock, electrician ; Mr. Moore, traffic superintendent for tile eastern system ; and Mr. Rtynol.ls, secretary to'' Mr. Speight, arrhed at Nlorwell yesterday.atd4.30 p.m. On their arrival a deputation from the Morwell Dairymen's Associul'i,. cuuListing of the president (Mr. Vary), and Messrs. Shanr, Marshall. Wuttrick, Dunbar and the secretary (Mr. F. Howletot) intervie wed the comniissioners asking that the truck shousld be run through an opening at the west end into the cooling shed. Mr. Speight said that could not ie done They would be supplied with a refrigerating truck-the best thing in the world. Mr. Howlett: Would it not be necessary to have that truck under cover. Mr. Speight: No, because it 'wrs lined with'ice, and it was utterly impossible for any heant to affect ...
Fire at the Sale Hotel. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Fire att the S:ale lHotel. -0-- - On Ttiesday morning a fire hrokeooltin Rust's Saile lntel at abnoit a quarter past two o'clock. Cionstable Trainor. on doty at the tilme, was the first to notice the occurrence, and prolmpily gave the alarm by forcing an entrance into the buildling by a door at the rear and arousing the inlnlates. A young man n;ned lhonnlas Nilan, emiplo:eH tttilhe lintel, rang tlie fire bell, and eowing to tile tile most oppnrtune, arrival of four employees of-the "Gipps land Merenry" the hosa anil reel were quickly conveyed to the scene of action, and son,. bly the prompt appearance of several of thlo. firolnetl, the hose waVs con nected with the mains, antl a cnpions stream of water extinguished the fire in about a quarter of an hour. The fire coni iiiencerl in a small cupbnard llnder "tie staircase, wllich, with the ceiling, was con sidllenrly charred, the damage donne being estilulteil at aboullt £50. Tihe bnilling is lh t prolprty of 1[rs. L. Bryant, and the, ...
Correspondence. We wish it to be distinctly understood that we do not necessarily uphold views expressed by our correspondents in our open column. BENEFITS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Correspomlence. We wash it to be dlstletlly undertool tat t`w do nut necen?ely uphold viewu exproed by our 'orespomndensl to our openll?oumn. , BENEFITS OF TIIE PUBLIC HEALTH. TO TItE EDITOR. Sin.-Pernit me to state a few focts with regard to the disgraceful state of things at Yinnar. I think it is high time oomething was done to remove the slaughter-yard, boiling down, piggery. &e., front our tnudlt the smell of which is s;flicient (at times) to poison a pig. Thisi nuisance has been allowed' to exist for the last three years, several complaints have been made to the Inspector of Nuisances lbut nothing ,has been done. About two chains from the ahovo-tmentioned there is a dairy, store, butcheors' shop, boarding hotsoe. altogetlher thero are alnut twenty persons residing on the premises inhaling the perflntes. The extreme hot weather has dried Inucll of tll putrid mnatter, lnbut as soon as we get rain we will have it again to perfection if it is not put down witlh the iron han...
Traralgon Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Trnlrlilgon lltce ClBID. Aceomitittee meeting of the Traralgon Iacing Club was held in'the Masonic Hall. .on Satiday evening, when there was a :good attandance. Mr. Harvey, who occupieil the chair,. said that he uniderstood there would be ,race meetings upon the 17th March both at IleylehlI and'; Mirboo, and it would. 'therefore advisable to alter the mooting of 'the Traralgon Chlbto a later date. After someo discsaion Mr.' Wnodyatt lmoved, nid - Mr. ..Gibson .seconded, "That the races be pnsponed until the -26th March, owing to :the 4l irboo' =and IHoyfiold races being bold on the 17th Mtardh, ,the :original, date fixed." TI'lo *amoion.,was carried. .Messrs. Harvoy and Mliller wore a:p. 'poiintedto canvaes theotown -for subsorip tiens. ,., Thie secretary submitted a progranmme, which,,withi faeow ilterations, wasadopted. Thee prograune will be publishedil in a few days. Messcs. Woodyntt, Miller, Manning, and thie secretary, were appointed a committee tol see that tlhe grianwl wtas ...
Raid on a Chinese Gambling Den at Bairnsdale. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser — 7 February 1890
Ridoll 01 it Chinese Clillauling lien tat ItaIinst?ille. ' At 1 o'clock last Satllnrday morning Surgeant 1lllIn'y, UCCoI:palnieI by Con stnbles Druinuaml, Smith, KeICInnedy and MlcCormick, Inale a raid oi n ia Chinese gambiiling den in 3lairliiduli. The police nII bhlrsting tlh diir of tihe dtn open found miiiout 30 Clinese- pliayingll fan tan. Immediuately in scilng thea police thei glinblers eoxtinguished every light, leaving the place in toiil diarkness. Lhihts were sl?celily obtainied, and the Chinese were seen seranmbling uip hiltlders, through skylights, ,or bocing Ipushedl through windows iby their comlnimoun. The escaltes rian aloing the outskirts of the town. Thu llnpolic liandcnllltul a Idozen ati once, and aifterwardsl founlld six Illoru secretell in bIugIs allnl! i lliur bedsl,. Tihe gamnlbling aiipplialc:ee were seized, but thu bllanker. got niway withl thle Iuneuy. The house is kept by Juhn Ah Qiuung, ai Clinese interpreter. Tlhe 18 prisnners weru brolglht- pI at time ...