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FOOTBALL. "ROSS" CHALLENGE CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 29 May 1894
'FOOTBALL. "ROSS" CHALLENGE CUP. ---0- -A meeting of delegates of the clubs which are to compete for the lRoss" Challenge Cup was heold at the Royal Hotel last Monday. Present--Messrs. Livesley (Warragnul). M'Cormeick (Long warry). Hart (Bunyip), 'Miles (Dronin), and Messrs Brower and Storie. secretaries of the Warragul and Half.Holiday Clubs rdspectively. On the motion ofMr. 3Iiles, seconded by Mr. M'Cormick, Mr. Livesley was appointed chairman, and l Mr. Miles moved and Mr- Hart seconded that Mr. Brewerbe elected secretary, which was carried. It was decided that the competition commence on Saturday June 2nd. The following rules were drafted to govern the competition: 1. The Ccr shall be called the "fRoss" Challenge Cup. 2. That it shall be open to all clubs between Berwick and Traralgon, both clubs inclusive, who shall enter on or before the' 2Gth May. 3. All players must be bonl fide members of the club they tplay for A bond fide player shall be one who is either a resident of th...
"PUNCH" PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 29 May 1894
". PUNCH" PICKINGS. A collector at Bombay uhas amonig his curiosities a ' Chinese~'God miarked "IIHeathen Idol,'" and next to it a gold piece mailhed " Christian Idol." Mrs. Frances- Hodgson-Burnetti the author of "Little Lord -Fauntleroy," has extraordinary notions nboii the bringing up of children, fters hs iie-.uver been allowed to be corrected sitice they were born. .However miuch'they may -have outraged thie traditibons of good behaviour, sense of shame and the force of exsnsple!I were the only remedies permitted. It was as much as a: governess' or servant's place was worth to forget this rule. Eiight attempts have beein:made by assassins to kill the Queen. Truth to say, althlough the Premicr has sworn at large about the dictation of the Press, he has agreeL to take Ihis policy from it so far. His cheap railwayyecheu'e, his Credit Foncior scheme,: aid his State Batink scheme have com c e, -not 'from .Ithe suggestions of the polohticians, -BYut from the detested Press. Canon Wil...
THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 29 May 1894
THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S BAZAAR. ---+- The three days' bazaar and produce sale which was opened in the Public Hall on Thursday last-as reported in our last issue-in aid of the local agri cultural society, was continued on Friday and ,Saturday last and ended as financially successful as could be reason ably expected in view of the times. In addition to the attractions narrated in our last issue, Mr. Carpenter netted no less a sum than £13 with his wheel of fortune, and the following ladies used their best efforts to swell the receipts: Mesdames Rogers, Hayes, Wilkin son, C. J. Jones, Tregurtha, Wood, Lewis, J. L. Parkes, E, Parkes, Afileck, Howell, Coghlan, Walsh, and O'Dowd, and the Misses Arundel, Parkes, Atlleck, Smith, Corcoran, and Walsh, while Messrs. Aflleck, Rogers, J. L. Parkes, M'Naughton, Armstrong, Conner, E. Parkes, E. A. C. Staveley, A. W. Harvie, Lewis, Dodds, and others lent a welcome measure of assistance. Mrs. Lewis and Mr. Dodds also cntertained the Company at in...
STATE SOCIALISM. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 29 May 1894
STATE SOCIALISM. Sn:,--1iaving taken the advice of "l hemocrat" and read up a little on ?icaliism, I am prepared to modify the a:ertion, made in my previous letters I1ia " Socialism would govern every detail of our lives." for, I find that whilst h.ciaLts advocate the entire -overthrow a our present system, they repudiate the Lte: that they are morally bound to fur :sih the details of so large a scheme. I !ppsc, as a matter of fact, the Socialis tie instinct recoils at so stupendous an u:mnknaking-as well it might. Yet they r; as ;anguinre and as confident of sue ce-s as if they were working out an easy i'r.'b!m in arithlmetic. lie the distribu ;in:: estitn, "'Reform" quotes Aunie i-a:t: " The form in which the w srr'r share is paid to him is not of S-:im;rv importance'; it would probably i, conveniio t to have communal banks. T!l-e would offer credit to the workers :n the amount of their remunleration," e:e. This is a sample of most of the vague dlcirations that are to be founid in...
Care of Chickens. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
Care of Chickens. -. Here are a fewof the many statements of general interest made by Mr. Abel L' Stevens of: Welleslcy, Mass., in an ad-. dress on poultrvdolivered before afarm-; ers' meeting and reported for the Massa chusetts Ploughman: First secure good, vigorous stock." Mate carefully, with a view of the ob ject you are aiming for. Place in good, dry quarters; keep scrupulously clean and feed generously of, the best quality of food. Hatch the chicks early. . Food enough is stored up in tlheo egg from which the chick was hatIche to" sustainit for the first 24 hours. After' ward, and for the first two weeks feed little and often-every three hours-of' stalo bread and cracker 'crumbs soakedl in milk; add to tlis hard boiled eggs aind fine oatmeal mixed in: also keep before them dr)y millet seed. From this a good chinge will be a': mixture consisting of 20 pounds. corn meal, 10 pounds wheat middlings and 5 pounds fine animal meal. - ' This should be scalded with boiling wvaterand fe...
FARM FIELD AND GARDEN SMUT OF GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
FIELDpA RPEN SMUT OF GRAIN. The Slot Water Treatment-Sonkting Seed In a Solution of Sulphate of Copper. The presence of smut in any degree is lowering to the value of all grain. Ex tellent wheat tagged:with smut can scarcely be sold at any price. Abroad, where American wheat once had such a fine reputation, it is now looked on with sispicion. The men who buy wheat in carloads and shiploads are not to be fooled any more, and farmers must see to it that their grains are pure and clean. i At some of the experiment stations the Jansen or hot water treatment has been liracticed with favorable results and is recommended to farmers. The two methods generally recommended .are (1) soaking the seed 15 minutes in water held at a temperature of 132-1E5 degrees, tihen cooling with cold water; (2) soak iegt five minutes in water of 1306138 de grees and spreading out at once to dry. At the Vermont station the first method is approved for smut in oats. At this station it is reported that soaking th...
A Cheerful Giver. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
A Cheerfal Giver. Caller-Beg pardon for intruding, sir, but knowing your reputation for benevo lence I have taken the liberty of stopping to ask you to subscribe to the fund to buy a bell for our rch. We hope to collect enough to purchase one of the largest and bandsomest bells now manufactured. Benievolent Individual-Where is your church located?. Caller-Corner of Restful avenue and Peace street. Benevolent Individual-I will subscribe gladly. A man I hate lives near 'there. Harlem Life.
VOCAL & ORCHESTRAL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
VOCAL & ORCHESTRA CONCERT. BY PUPILS OF THIE l1LISl ASYLUM. --0--- The pupils of the Iioyal Iuti:.. for the Blind, Melbourne, w?o fa.; last few weepls have beetn i?.lr concerts in aid of the Iastitution, almost every centre in GippSh' gave one of tlCir eentrtarti: in the Warragul Public-hall o Wednesday evening. There -s a fair audience and the chair as occupied by Mr. R. It. Smv President of the Warragul Sihire. programme of vocal and ins:i mental numbers was very creditalu presented, the audience bi,: demonstrativeiv 'ysypathetic ati appreciative and the manipullr::. of the instrument, byv emlahrs o, blind orchestra was marvellous. During the interval, and isub: quently the conductor, Mir. \iWh,:ini. explained the objects and work of .: Institute, and the diiticultiss to l, contended with in the presntd~lprei d times. Hearty and comprhitesive votes ia thanks were accorded to those: wha vi boarded the pupils and in a?ny a rendered assistance, It is expected that the net ret...
His Way. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
Ills TWay. "Rastus,"' said the man who was cutting grass to the one who was sharpening his scythe, "seems quah dat dey has ter be so much discnuion 'bout de president's fam' ly an de Spanish fam'ly visitin back an fo'th as thar has been lately. Dah's or heap ter Iarn 'bout manners." "'Deed dar is." "Now, s'posin de princess ob Spain war to as ye, how would yer go 'bout it ter call?" "llow'd I call"i "Why, des de same as wid anybody else. Id shove in chips 'nuff an say, 'What er gotP' "-W?ashington Star.
ODDFELLOWSHIP. FORMING A LODGE AT NEERIM SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
ODDFELLOWSHIP, FORMING A LODGE AT NLEEldt SOUTII. .o A meeting of residents of Neeri:n t\1,a: in the Mechanics' Institute, on \Weinch?lw evening, for the purpole of t:king id:iitl steps towardsthe establishelnenuitatc i?:: lodge of the Independent Urder ul U!. fellows. LBro. Thomas, P.1'.:., [[elb? .:. Bro. Symu nds, D.P'.;.1., \.I. b1r. Peoney, P.G. Bro. Jones, and tro. ie,I. of Warragul, attended to give h re.l:i explanations and details. Bro. Thomas explained thI bLe?d:- - objects of the order at soml, length. 1r.1 Jones, Penney and lRoss al-o :poke - t. many advautages offered by this, ti wealthiest benefit society in, te ore Mr. C. Callins, a retidentucfs?-l . South, and an old Oddfelluw. tl:di forcible incidents comning within isi c personal experience. Some difficulty arose in refernice to resident doctor, but it was pei tei that the Warragul medical tmen .Iesi: i the locality two or thrne tiuie~ a wlel and that the establishment of thiie 1J;d might induce a medical man to tt...
A Postmaster Who Tumbled. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
A P'ostntmter 11Tn Tumbled. It was in a far west village of about 500 people, and the postmaster was so bland and courteous when the mail camein that I felt it my duty to give him a few words of praise. "I her to do it--her to do it!" he whis pered in reply. "Come to the door with me. D'ye see them threegravesoverthart" "Yes." "Them's my predecessors in office-three of 'em!" "Postmasters who have died, eh." "Postmasters who her been killed, sir wiped out right here because they didn't tumhle to human natur' around a postof flee!" "You must have a special brand of hu man nature in this town?" I queried. "Exactly, sir. 3febbe you noticed old Bill Wheeler? H'A never got a letter in his life and probably never will, but when he asks for mail I go overthe hull grist andcdo it mighty careful too. If Ijestsaid, 'Nuth in for you, Bill!' he'd out with a gun and blaze away. Did ye take notice of thatone eyed feller-Jim Hastings? Of course I know that ain't no letter furhim, but Ibev to run 'e...
NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS. FOR GIPPSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
NARROW GAUGE RAIL WAYS. FOR GIPPSLAND. 0 The Minister of Railways statesthst, having devoted himself for the last 12 months to a study of the narroWs; guage system, with tihe object of asertaiaing whether it would meet tie circumstances of this .olonv1, hle ha carefully considered the opinijes of experts examined by the Public W\\ork Committee of New South '\\1.ks .Mr, licihardson agrees that the qucstiom should be inquired into, but state: that lihe himself has gone beyond the stage of inquiry, and is now thoronegil in favour of lines of 2f., gauge bei constructed in such places as Gipp'" land as feeders to the main l1inevc lie argues that narrow-gauge liea may be constructed cheaply nild tast they may be worked economicall . though experts generally dissent from the latter view, In the narrow.gaSue system lhe feels he has discovered tlhe only possible means of mectilng the requirements of certain parts of tle country now calling out for rail~lO, coninlunication. The Jamuies have b...
DUNDER ON SUICIDES. (CONCLUDED.) [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
DUNDER ON SUICIDES. (CONCLUDED.) "Promisedtomarryyo'l OhyesIreoklo I did." "An whe yo' gwine to do It!". "\'eber, MDissis Jacksonl" "Den I'll raise a powerful fna* "Missus Jackson, dar won't be n power ful fuss. Dar can't be. Who was I wheai I dun promised to marry yo't" "wHno AX1 To'" "Nose Whbite." "Jest so. I was Mose White, de man who _ driv a 1-cent spress wagin round town, widout any hopesof risin in de world. Who am I today, 3lissns Jackson?" "Irose Wh ite." "Jest so, but it am Moses White, de as sistant freight agent of do Richmond and Danville railroad, wid eb'ry prospect dat I° side of two y'ars ll own half do stock an do all do bossin. Things hey changed, RJI?sus Jackson, an I'll see yo' dun gone to lalifax befo' I'll marry yo'I"
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
LOCAL NEWS. Universal sympathy is expressed for Mr. and Mrs. CUlitents, of tWarrantl, whose son David Wiltham, aged, 16 years, expired on Tuesday morning last after a painfutl illness. The deceased youth was attended by Dr. Trumpy during his illness, and, at one time, hopes were entertainled that hue rsl ld survive the attack. Th'le intermnent took place on Wednesday after-. noon at the \Warragutl Cemetery, and tile funeral was attended by the members of the local Cadet Corps, tinder the charge of Lieutenant Webb, of which the deceased was; at respected mietmber, and also the tcloltars of Ins class inl tile State.school and Sabbath-school (St. l'tauls). The burial service was conducted by the Rev.; J. hail Atngus, who, in ait brief address to the yomtg people present, expressed the thanks of the larents filr the sympithIy thits vouclhsafed, remarking that their departed friend and classmate, had died confidently placinlg his trust in Christ, and even in moments of agonfising pain ha...
STUD SALE AT WAR RAGUL. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
STUD. SALE AT WAR* RAGUL. Messrs. Hamilton and Co. yesterday. conducted a sale of Mr. A: C. Lyons' cob and pony stud at Warragul, and on the whole the prices realised were as satisfactory as could be expected in these exceptional times. The lot in which the chief interest was centred was the champion stallion pony " Dandy," which was knocked down to Mr. John Henry, The remainder gave the following averages: Mares and foals and dry mares to .D 9s. Yearlings to .£1 18s. Two to three year olds to £1 18s,. Entires to 62 guineas. Saddle and harness horses to £11 lie. Saddles, harness and asutdries at satisfac. tory prices.
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Warragul Guardian and West Gippsland Advertiser — 1 June 1894
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE REPORT. The Freshi Food and Frozen Storage Company report :-Cheese.-Prime new cheese sold at 3d to 3?d.;, medium 2.id to 3d-. prime matured; 4d to 4d.d. Potted Butter. - I'rime fresh at Id.to li.d. Fresh Butter. prime dairies from 6d to 7.d, a few spec'al lines higher; medium to good, from 4&d to lid, inferior lower. Eggs-selling at is 5d. Bacon. - Town sides, 5d to id per lb ; country 3d to 4d per lb. Hams.-Town 6d to 7d per lb; country from 5d to 6d per lb. Beeswax, 10d. Lard.--Bladders, ?d to 4d. Honey.-Fine clear garden sold at •d; medium, id to 2d: Carcase Pork, 2d to 3.jd. per lb; medium L2d.: Poultry,-Tur~ keys, 4s to 10s per pair;" geese, as to Is per pair ; fowls Is lid to 3s per pair, accord ing to quality; ducks,-2s to 3s per pair.